Ezra Pound Quote

For three years, out of key with his time,
He strove to resuscitate the dead art Of poetry; to maintain "the sublime"
In the old sense. Wrong from the start —
No, hardly, but seeing he had been born In a half savage country, out of date.


Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. E.P. Ode pour l'élection de son sepulchre (1920), I

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For three years, out of key with his time, He strove to resuscitate the dead art Of poetry; to maintain the sublime In the old sense. Wrong from the...

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For three years, out of key with his time, He strove to resuscitate the dead art Of poetry; to maintain the sublime In the old sense. Wrong from the...

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For three years, out of key with his time, He strove to resuscitate the dead art Of poetry; to maintain the sublime In the old sense. Wrong from the...

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For three years, out of key with his time, He strove to resuscitate the dead art Of poetry; to maintain the sublime In the old sense. Wrong from the...