Exploring The Waste Land
A note page linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 176

Eliot's note for line 176

V. Spenser, Prothalamion.

Commentator's note

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.

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T 116 - Spenser, Edmund

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