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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Pound / Cummings / Lorca

“Is Lorca any good? I mean have you any of him. prefb. in orig?” (181). (Ezra to EE.)

Cummings dismissed Lorca in his reply by quoting his wife “M” (presumably his wife Marion?) to the effect that Lorca was a

“‘good kumrad’ & there the matter ends,for me who am(I trust)taking no plugged nickel with heads-snob slob-tails” (182).

[From the Pound / Cummings correspondence, edited by Barry Ahern]

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