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Two More From T.S. Eliot’s The Family Reunion

“People to whom nothing has ever happened
Cannot understand the unimportance of events.”

“At this moment, there is no decision to be made;
The decision will be made by powers beyond us
Which now and then emerge. You and I, Mary,
Are only watchers and waiters: not the easiest role.”

Hold Tight, Hold Tight: T.S. Eliot’s “The Family Reunion”

I finally got around to reading Eliot’s play, The Family Reunion (1939). It’s a doozy – not a whole lot of humor in there – but very much worth your time. Highly, highly recommended. A few quotes: I believe the moment of birth Is when we have knowledge of death I believe the season of […]