Are we the Boston of Eliot's early days, "quite uncivilized but refined beyond the point of civilization," as he put it ?

--- On Wed, 5/5/10, Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

How scandalous! Think of the bad press that would get today.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Chokh Raj 
To: [log in to unmask] 
Sent: Sunday, May 02, 2010 7:52 AM
Subject: OT - a poetic diversion

from John Donne --
"Batter my heart, three person'd God; 
[ . . . ]
 Divorce mee,'untie, or breake that knot againe;   
 Take mee to you, imprison mee, for I   
 Except you'enthrall mee, never shall be free,   
 Nor ever chast, except you ravish mee."