"and here the Wheel"

It is significant that Eliot intended 'Gerontion' to preface 'The Waste Land'.


 From: Peter Montgomery <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Wednesday, May 9, 2012 9:57 PM
Subject: Re: The Incarnation: What Was And Shall Always Be

It's called spiritual recycling. 
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>From: Chokh Raj 
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>Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 6:44  PM
>Subject: The Incarnation: What Was And  Shall Always Be
>"In the juvescence of the year 
>//Came Christ the  tiger."//    
>"In depraved May, 
        dogwood and chestnut, flowering judas, 
>To be eaten, to be divided, 
        to be drunk 
>Among whispers; by Mr. Silvero 
>With caressing hands, 
        at Limoges 
>Who walked all night in the next room; 
>By Hakagawa, bowing 
        among the Titians; 
>By Madame de Tornquist, in the dark room 
>Shifting the candles; Fraulein von Kulp 
>Who turned in the hall, 
        one hand on the door. Vacant shuttles 
>Weave the wind. I have no 
>An old man 
        in a draughty house 
>Under a windy knob." 
>//"The tiger springs in the new year. Us he devours."//