02 January 2008

Smarter than your average postcard

"O stalwart Sussex postman, who is
Delivering the post from Lewes,
Cycle apace to Charlton Firle
While knitting at your plain and purl
Deliver there to good Clive Bell
(You know the man, you know him well
He plays the virginals and spinet)
This note - there's... nothing in it."
- TS Eliot's postcard to Clive Bell, 6 January 1948 (quoted in The Times, 27 June 2007)

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