Exploring The Waste Land
A draft page linked from The Waste Land, Part I, line 56

In the draft of The Waste Land

In the draft, line 56 was followed by another:

In The Waste Land - A Facsimile and Transcript of the Original Drafts Valerie Eliot notes that this is an allusion to The Revelation of St. John the Divine, Chapter 22, verse 8

Here we have Eliot using yet another clairvoyant, following a theme where, in addition to presenting past and present actions, he presents the future through mentions of seers.

Citation:  "The Facsimile"   pp. 8-9

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Exploring The Waste Land
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