Exploring The Waste Land
A note page linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 196

Eliot's note for line 196

Cf. Marvell, To His Coy Mistress.

Commentator's note

Eliot means compare:

Part III, line 196

196) But at my back from time to time I hear

to lines 21 and 22 of Andrew Marvell's To His Coy Mistress.

21) But at my back I always hear
22) Time's winged chariot hurrying near;

See also Part III, line 185

185) But at my back in a cold blast I hear

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T 75 - Marvell, Andrew

Exploring The Waste Land
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