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>"Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
"Most editors are failed writers - but so are most writers."
                                                                 T.S. Eliot


On Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:16:58 -0700, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>That's priceless Rickard. Do you have a souce, er...., source..??


A book by TSE's friend and editor, Robert Giroux (whose sobiety I cannot
attest.)
Giroux thought that from Eliot's tone of voice he was including himself.

The education of an editor, Issue 9, p. 22
Robert Giroux
R.R. Bowker Co., 1982

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