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Thanks folks. The early lines of TWL that go something like "hold on Marie, hold on tight, and down we went./In the mountains there you feel free." always remind me of Alice going down the tunnel.

So Charley just reversed his two first names and translated them into Latin. Clever.

Peter.

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>Eliz. Sewell has also a 1952 book, _The Field of Nonsense_, about "English wit and humor," among other interesting titles.
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>KA
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>From: Rickard A. Parker <[log in to unmask]>; 
>To: <[log in to unmask]>; 
>Subject: Re: Charles Lutwidge Dodgson 
>Sent: Wed, Apr 30, 2014 8:07:11 PM 
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>On Wed, 30 Apr 2014 10:53:00 -0700, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>>Did Eliot have any interest in Charles Lutwidge Dodgson. TWL often reminds
>me of some of ÇLD's kiddie lit.
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>I don't know but the answer may be here:
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>http://www.google.com/search?q="Lewis+Carroll+and+T.S.+Eliot+as+Nonsense+Poets"&hl=en
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>Intro to Poetry: Eliot, Carroll and Nonsense
>mayab4.blogspot.com/2005/03/eliot-carroll-and-nonsense.htm
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>Regards,
>  Rick Parker
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