For three years, out of key with his time, He strove to resuscitate the dead art Of poetry; to maintain "the sublime" In the old sense. Wrong from the start- No, hardly, but seeing he had been born In a half savage country, out of date.
Source: Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. E.P. Ode pour l’élection de son sepulchre, 1920, I
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