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Here is the epigraph T. S. Eliot chose for his poem "Portrait of a Lady":
Thou hast committed --
Fornication: but that was in another country,
And besides, the wench is dead.
from The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe (act iv, scene i)
Posted by David Lehman on February 04, 2008 at 01:13 AM in Epigraph of the Month, Spontaneous Aphorisms | Permalink
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