You do like discussing things that
worth discussing, don't you!
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Sent: Thursday, June 16, 2011 4:42
Subject: Re: The Waste Land for
For what? The comment was about Eliot, not you. And this too is not worth
discussion, but since you insist, the quotation is hardly a compliement and
does not apply to poetry.
But I don't know why I'm even saying this and have nothing more to
N>>> Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]>06/16/11 8:06
I think //the poetry can stand on its
own//. But this is not worth discussion.
>>> Chokh Raj 06/16/11 5:56 PM
The quotation is a most befitting compliment to
Eliot's poetry, whether or not Eliot would appreciate
OK -- //the quotation is not apt or revealing or
significant//. Is that more useful a
>>> Chokh Raj 06/16/11 3:17 PM
The reader may not, however, always go by what
Eliot would or wouldn't approve.
--- On Thu, 6/16/11,
Nancy Gish <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
The passage (Enobarbus about Cleopatra) is as
Age cannot wither her, nor custom stale
Her infinite variety. Other women cloy
The appetites they feed, but she makes
Where most she satisfies; for vilest things
Become themselves in her, thet the holy
Bless her when she's riggish.
// I rather doubt Eliot would appreciate the
>>> Chokh Raj 06/16/11
2:24 PM >>>