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Memo to T.S. Eliot: In Boston, April Is the Coolest Month

We all remember The Waste Land, right? APRIL is the cruellest month, breeding Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing Memory and desire, stirring Dull roots with spring rain. Except right now, as the hardchilling staff sits on our porch, we desire a … Continue reading

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Why the Wall Street Journal Is a Great Newspaper (Andrew Marvell Edition)

This weekend’s installment of the Wall Street Journal’s excellent Masterpiece series examines “To His Coy Mistress” (c. 1650s) by Andrew Marvell. First, Marvell’s marvelous poem (via the Poetry Foundation): To His Coy Mistress by Andrew Marvell Had we but world … Continue reading

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