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  • T.S. Eliot was twenty-five when he moved from the United States to England.
  • T.S. Eliot: The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock.
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock
  • There seem to be large gaps in my memory, and I know the gaps are there thanks to this incredible mind machine we have that filters pain, protects us, that knows, as T. S. Eliot knew: "Human kind cannot bear very much reality."
    Kaye Gibbons  --  My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
  • Piedmont learned that he had not sent me to Yamacraw to preside over an intellectual wasteland with all due acknowledgments to T. S. Eliot.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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  • The Waste Land — T.S. Eliot I. The Burial of the Dead April is the cruelest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain.
    T.S. Eliot  --  The Waste Land
  • ’ "T. S. Eliot," ’ Colonel Cargill informed him.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • The other books were by T. S. Eliot and Steinbeck.
    Walter Dean Myers  --  Fallen Angels
  • T. S. Eliot said that when a new work is created, it is set among the monuments, adding to and altering the order.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • As T. S. Eliot has said: "The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason."
    Martin Luther King, Jr.  --  Letter from a Birmingham Jail
  • My English lit teacher, Mr. Lensing, was standing over me, a well-worn copy of T. S. Eliot’s collected poems in his hand.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland

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  • Simply opening a text to T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and seeing the word "April" did the trick, because that was the month in which Rwanda’s genocide had begun.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Henry, Dreiser, H. G. Wells, Gogol, T. S. Eliot, Gide, Baudelaire, Edgar Lee Masters, Stendhal, Turgenev, Huneker, Nietzsche, and scores of others?
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • In 1921 the distinguished literary magazine The Dial awarded him its first annual literary prize of $2,000, the significance of which is perhaps best understood if one also knows that the second recipient was T. S. Eliot.
    Sherwood Anderson  --  Winesburg, Ohio
  • And for a long time I thought it was when you quoted T. S. Eliot.
    John Green  --  Paper Towns
  • "Hints and guesses," as T. S. Eliot would say.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe II
  • T. S. Eliot once wrote, "I said to my soul be still, and wait without hope; for hope would be hope for the wrong thing."
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • But Lena’s voice was pounding in my head. this is the way the world ends not with a bang but a whimper Lena reciting T. S. Eliot was not a good sign.
    Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl  --  Beautiful Creatures
  • Emmart had had a distinguished career at the Sun and was now a highly esteemed editorial writer and a close student of T. S. Eliot, on whose poetry he had spoken in our writing course.
    Russell Baker  --  Growing Up
  • I. ONE AND THE SAME civilization produces simultaneously two such different things s a poem by T. S. Eliot and a Tin Pan Alley song, or a painting by Braque and a Saturday Evening Post cover.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • [Enter SECOND TEMPTER] 888 T. S. ELIOT Second Tempter.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • T. S. Eliot,’ ex-P.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • ’ "T. S. Eliot," ’ Colonel Cargill repeated.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • 890 T. S. ELIOT Thomas.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • T. S. Eliot,’ General Peckem mused.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • T. S. Eliot,’ Colonel Cargill echoed with the same funereal puzzlement.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • T. S. Eliot,’ General Peckem said, and hung up.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Communications answered that T. S. Eliot was not a new code or the colors of the day.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • F.C. Wintergreen told Cargill that there was no record at Twenty-seventh Air Force Headquarters of a T. S. Eliot.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Just "T. S. Eliot." ’
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Picasso’s shows still draw crowds, and T. S. Eliot is taught in the universities; the dealers in modernist art are still in business, and the publishers still publish some "difficult" poetry.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • Yes, "T. S. Eliot."
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • In the century just ended, there are modern religious and spiritual poets like T. S. Eliot and Geoffrey Hill or Adrienne Rich and Allen Ginsberg, whose work is shot through with biblical language and imagery.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • "T. S. Eliot"?
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • Let’s look at the easy ones—James Joyce, T. S. Eliot, and what we could call the "Intentionalists"—writers who attempt to control every facet of their creative output and who intend virtually every effect in their works.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • We Are afraid in a fear which we cannot know, which we cannot face, which none understands, And our hearts are torn from us, our brains unskinned like the layers of an onion, our selves are lost lost 886 T. S. ELIOT In a final fear which none understands.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • And Eddie Guest and the Indian Love Lyrics are more poetic than T. S. Eliot and Shakespeare.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • 892 T. S. ELIOT T. Is it rain that taps at the window, is it wind that pokes at the door?
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • A Christian martyrdom is no 894 T. S. ELIOT accident.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • [They make to attack him, but the priests and attendants return and quietly interpose themselves] 896 T. S. ELIOT Thomas.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • Mark Twain gives us the Mississippi, Hart Crane the Hudson-East-Mississippi/generic-American, and T. S. Eliot the Thames.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • The poet Mina Loy could have made T. S. Eliot faint.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Now if you’re a modernist poet and therefore given to irony (notice that I’ve not yet alluded to modernism without having recourse to irony?), you might stand that association on its head and begin your poem with a line like "April is the cruellest month," which is exactly what T. S. Eliot does in The Waste Land.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • T. S. Eliot said something to the same effect in accounting for the shortcomings of English Romantic poetry.
    Clement Greenberg  --  Avant-garde and Kitsch
  • 900 T. S. ELIOT Knights.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • T. S. Eliot
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • Like T. S. Eliot’s poetic masterpiece The Waste Land, it presents a society that has been rendered barren—spiritually, morally, intellectually, and sexually—by the war.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • T. S. Eliot
    Jaycee Lee Dugard  --  A Stolen Life
  • T. S. Eliot knows what we generally think of spring, so when he makes April "the cruellest month"and says we were happier buried under winter snows than we are having the earth warm up and start nature’s (and our) juices flowing again, he knows that line of thought will bring us up short.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • You shall forget these things, toiling in the household, You shall remember them, droning by the fire, When age and forgetfulness sweeten memory 898 T. S. ELIOT Daly like a dream that has often been told And often been changed in the telling.
    T.S. Eliot  --  Murder in the Cathedral
  • And I feel pretty safe saying that I rarely read anything for pleasure, although I’ve derived what I could call pure ecstasy obsessing over lines from T. S. Eliot or Gerard Manley Hopkins, my little Oxford English Dictionary, magnifying glass in hand, hellbent on getting at that one true meaning.
    Kaye Gibbons  --  My Mother, Literature, and a Life Split Neatly into Two Halves
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