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" I'entre deux guerres — 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... "
Passionate Politics: Emotions and Social Movements - Page 1
edited by - 2001 - 370 pages
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The B Text of the Old English Bede: A Linguistic Commentary, Volume 73

Raymond J. S. Grant - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 497 pages
...contamination of B or a predecessor by a text belonging to the 0CaC tradition. CHAPTER 8: CONCLUSIONS So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years ... Trying to learn to use words, and every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a different kind of...
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The Modern Movement: A TLS Companion

John Gross - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 310 pages
...spite of his efforts to break up his splendid incantations with passages of the prosiest of prose:So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years Twenty years largely wasted, the years of Centre deux guerres Trying to learn to use words, and every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a different...
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Virginia Woolf: l'ancrage et le voyage

Françoise Pellan - Psychoanalysis and literature - 1994 - 193 pages
...discours sur l'écriture poétique, une formulation des exigences et difficultés de sa propre recherche : Trying to learn to use words, and every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a différent kind of failure Because one bas only learnt to get thé better of words For thé thing one...
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T. S. Eliot and the Ideology of Four Quartets

John Xiros Cooper - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 235 pages
...shaky mandarinate as well. The confessional style working the subject towards a difficult humility - 'So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years' - also opens an important new avenue of feeling; as does the rejection of a certain facile verbalism,...
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Gauge Field Theory and Complex Geometry

Yuri I. Manin - Mathematics - 1997 - 348 pages
...corrected as well. I would like to express my thanks to him for this help. Bonn, January 1997 Yuri I. Manin So here I 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 every attempt Is a wholly new start, and...
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Many Gods and Many Voices: The Role of the Prophet in English and American ...

Louis Lohr Martz, Retired Sterling Professor of English Louis L Martz - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 233 pages
...that open part V discard that style, adopting a relaxed, conversational, intimate manner of speech: So here I 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 every attempt Is a wholly new start, and...
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Mathematical Modeling: A Chemical Engineer's Perspective

Rutherford Aris - Mathematics - 1999 - 479 pages
...difficulty of maintaining this precision in the fifth section of the second quartet ("East Coker"): So here I 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 every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a different...
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Experiment in Depth: A Study of the Work of Jung, Eliot and Toynbee

P. W. Martin - Psychology - 1999 - 274 pages
...of the fact that he has a gift of words unmatched in this generation, he feels he has mainly failed. So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years- — Twenty years largely wasted, me years o/Tentre deux guerres — Trying to leam to use words, and every attempt Is a wholly new start,...
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In the Face of Presumptions: Essays, Speeches & Incidental Writings

Barry Moser - Art - 2000 - 209 pages
...from memory the lines that open the fifth movement of Eliot's "East Coker," lines that begin this way: So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years— twenty years largely wasted, the years ofl'entre deuxguerres— trying to learn to use words, and every attempt is a wholly new start, and...
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Closure: A Story of Everything

Hilary Lawson - Philosophy - 2001 - 372 pages
...words can be seen to undermine the closures that he offers and point to something beyond the text: So here I am, in the middle way, having had twenty years Twenty years largely wasted, the years of 1'entre deux guerres, Trying to use words, and every attempt Is a wholly new start, and a different...
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