Exploring The Waste Land
A note page linked from The Waste Land, Part III, line 307

Eliot's note for line 307

V. St. Augustine's Confessions:

'to Carthage then I came, where a cauldron of unholy loves sang all about mine ears.'

Commentator's note

More fully, this quote comes from St. Augustine's Confessions, Book Three, Chapter 1, Section 1.

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