Exploring The Waste Land
An allusion page linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 176

Edmund Spenser

Eliot refers us to Edmund Spenser's poem Prothalamion where there is a recurring refrain of:

Against the Brydale day, which is not long:
Sweete Themmes runne softly, till I end my Song.

You may view the poem Prothalamion at this site.

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T 116 - Spenser, Edmund
T 122 - Thames, River

Exploring The Waste Land
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