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" Trying to learn to use words, and every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a different kind of failure Because one has only learnt to get the better of words For the thing one no longer has to say, or the way in which One is no longer disposed to say... "
Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements - Page 1
edited by - 2001 - 370 pages
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Complete Poems and Plays

Thomas Stearns Eliot, Professor T S Eliot - Literary Criticism - 1971 - 392 pages
...here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty yearsTwenty years largely wasted, the years of I'entre deux guerres— Trying to learn to use words, and...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling, Undisciplined squads of emotion. And what there is to conquer By strength and submission,...
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Anni Mirabiles, 1921-1925: Reason in the Madness of Letters

Richard P. Blackmur - Literature, Modern - 1956 - 55 pages
...am, in the middle way, having had twenty years — Twenty years largely wasted, the years of I'entre deux guerres — Trying to learn to use words, and...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling, Undisciplined squads of emotion. And what there is to conquer By strength and submission,...
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Beyond the Atmosphere: Early Years of Space Science

Homer Edward Newell - Astronautics - 1980 - 497 pages
...worth, and to do this without undercutting the one aspect or overselling the other. Part II Taproots Each venture Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling. TS Eliot, East Coker 3 Prophets and Pioneers of Spaceflight The rocket apparently made...
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The Poetics of Fascism: Ezra Pound, T.S. Eliot, Paul de Man

Paul Morrison - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 192 pages
...the conception and the creation falls the shadow, and Four Quartets occupies the interspace: . . . every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a different...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling, Undisciplined squads of emotion. (CP 182) The saying and what is to be said, the subject...
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Cognition and Emotion: From Order to Disorder

Consultant Clinical Psychologist Mick Power, Michael J. Power, Tim Dalgleish - Psychology - 1997 - 496 pages
...Barrie, Northern Ontario. Wow! That was some year — two hot air balloons! CHAPTER ONE Introduction Each venture Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling (TS Eliot) PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS The experience of happiness is one that people go to...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...British statesman, author, quoted in Times (London, Nov. 20, 1873). Speech, Nov. 19, 1873, Glasgow. 13 Each venture Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling. TS (THOMAS STEARNS) ELIOT, (1888-1965) Anglo-American poet, critic. "East Coker," pt. 5...
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Music and Mysticism

Maxwell Steer - Music - 1997 - 134 pages
...similar. This is the meaning I take from the passage in TS Eliot's Four Quartets where he says . . . each venture Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate...always deteriorating In the general mess of imprecision of feeling . . . Going on to speak of 'undisciplined squads of emotion' Eliot uses language symptomatic...
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Suffering and the Remedy of Art

Harold Schweizer - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 215 pages
...crisis holds the possibility of a recovery of the original motivation to write. Thus, Eliot concludes, "And so each venture is a new beginning, a raid on...inarticulate / With shabby equipment always deteriorating. . . ." 2I To encounter the other in her pain and to tell her story is therefore not simply a matter...
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Philosophy and Non-Philosophy Since Merleau-Ponty

Hugh J Silverman - Philosophy - 1997 - 372 pages
...fully adequate to the task, it is the only task worthy of language. One might say with Eliot that: each venture Is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate With shabby equipment always deteriorating Tor us, there is only the trying. The rest is not our business.'31 It is not simply that the language...
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John Williamson Nevin: American Theologian

Richard E. Wentz - History - 1997 - 184 pages
...All religions must end, and perhaps know with TS Eliot that "In my beginning is my end. . . . [Ejach venture is a new beginning, a raid on the inarticulate with shabby equipment always deteriorating." 26 Religion itself dissolves; it is a constant and futile human invention that bears the force of its...
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