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Doubtless my failing. Wentworth is too measured a man for me.

I actually prefer "Mr. Darcy," but would I be a  real woman if I didn't
dream of Mr. Darcy.

On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 9:32 PM, Peter Dillane <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

>  You’re not helping me you know.  I’ve always been a bit careful about
> holding lids off things with other people.  Call me untrusting.
>
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> P
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> *From:* T. S. Eliot Discussion forum. [mailto:[log in to unmask]] *On
> Behalf Of *P
> *Sent:* Wednesday, 24 September 2014 9:45 AM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: Passage for Comment (My people..."
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>
> Then of course, Eliot being a Sherlock Holmes fan, there is The Musgrave
> Ritual.
> P.
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> Kate Nichols <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>
> I don't have the book in front of me, but I'm thinking that Carrol is
> referring to the letter that Wentworth wrote to Anne while they were all
> visiting at the Musgroves that he slipped into her hand, pleading with her
> to be his and to give him a sign that she was still into him and then he
> would accept her sister's invitation and show up at her sister's party.
> For those who haven't read the book, Anne and Wentworth were involved years
> before but because he didn't have money and position, her good friend and
> mentor "persuaded" her into refusing his offer of marriage.  Years later,
> he reappeared into her life, now a captain in the navy with money and
> prestige.  He and Anne never got over each other.
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> On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 6:58 PM, Peter Dillane <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
>
> Hi Carrol,
>
> I have been idly thinking about this for a week and am feeling uneducated.
> How do you see them, what connection should I know ?...and do you take this
> passage to be in one voice by the way. I have heard it changing speaker at
> "On Margate sands.." the echo of Moorgate producing a kind of call and
> answer.
>
> Cheers Pete
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: T. S. Eliot Discussion forum. [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf
> Of Carrol Cox
> Sent: Thursday, 18 September 2014 9:05 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Passage for Comment (My people..."
>
> 'Trams and dusty trees.
> Highbury bore me. Richmond and Kew
> Undid me. By Richmond I raised my knees
> Supine on the floor of a narrow canoe.'                 295
> 'My feet are at Moorgate, and my heart
> Under my feet. After the event
> He wept. He promised "a new start".
> I made no comment. What should I resent?'
> 'On Margate Sands.                                      300
> I can connect
> Nothing with nothing.
> The broken fingernails of dirty hands.
> My people humble people who expect
> Nothing.'
>
> ------
>
> Could anyone comment on this passage. I'm trying to look at it from the
> perspective of Wentworth's scribbled plea to Anne in Chapter 23 of
> Persuasion.
>
> Carrol
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