Ezra Pound

1885 - 1972

A Quote by Ezra Pound on garden

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The leaves fall early this autumn, in wind. The paired butterflies are already yellow with August Over the grass in the West garden; They hurt me. I grow older.

Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)

Source: The River Merchant's Wife: A Letter (After Rihaku)

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A Quote by Ezra Pound on literature

Literature is news that stays news.

Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)

Source: ABC of Reading, 1934, ch. 2

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A Quote by Ezra Pound on good

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With Usura With usura hath no man a house of good stone each block cut smooth and well fitting.

Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)

Source: Cantos, 1925—1959, XLV

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A Quote by Ezra Pound on nature

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No picture is made to endure nor to live with but it is made to sell and sell quickly with usura, sin against nature, is thy bread ever more of stale rags is thy bread dry as paper.

Ezra Pound (1885 - 1972)

Source: Cantos, 1925—1959,

Contributed by: Zaady

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