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Thanks. The final phrase was simpler than I had tried to remember it.

It is interesting that it occurred in an essay on the _music_ of poetry. I
guess this would be in the realm of _craftsmanship_. Whether relevant or not
to present concerns I do not know.

Carrol

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On Sun, 17 Jun 2012 22:36:23 -0500, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Was it Eliot or Pound who aid no vers is libre for the man (sic) who [and I
>forget the phrasing, but I think it pointed towards craftsmanship]?????

Eliot. In "The Music of Poetry".

"No verse is free for the man who wants to do a good job."