Exploring The Waste Land
A note page linked from The Waste Land, Part II, line 115

Eliot's note for line 115

Cf. Part III, l. 195.

Commentator's note

Eliot means compare Part II, line 115 :

115)  I think we are in rats' alley
116)  Where the dead men lost their bones.

to Part III, line 195 :

193)  White bodies naked on the low damp ground
194)  And bones cast in a little low dry garret,
195)  Rattled by the rat's foot only, year to year.

Exploring The Waste Land
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File date: Sunday, September 29, 2002
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