Exploring The Waste Land
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Lilacs in Eliot's poetry
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Eliot used lilacs in a romantic or sensual manner elsewhere in his poetry, both before and after the publication of The Waste Land.

Here is an excerpt from "Portrait of a Lady" (published in Prufrock and Other Observations, 1917):

Later, in "Ash Wednesday," (1930) he had these lines:

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