Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
Marvelous, David. Source?
David Boyd <[log in to unmask]> wrote:Am aware of the vast ocean liner bearing-down and the recovering from serious operation quips, but just thought it was worth including this rather more pedestrian evaluation of a home visit from Eliot, made by Helen Sutherland, a mid-twentieth century patron of (modern) art in UK:-‘... and who do you think was brought here by my long friends Janetand Michael Roberts one exquisite Sunday and ate some of myspeciality of white currant jam? Well, TS Eliot. It moved me verymuch to meet him. He is beautiful to look at - very clear-cut featuresbut so sensitively and generously moulded. I was so deeply struck byhis humility and the extent of his humanity – I found, felt, or seemedto do so, what I did not at all expect or count on, an instinctivesympathy between us - though I was very shy and he is rather silent -so that I received something most special and lovely from his visit.....'