page 13 of 192 of The Pisan Cantos

Lines 247-257 are fascinating, but I can’t make sense of the image.

Leviticus 19: Here’s all the rules, follow them because I am the Lord – until I come again and then you wan’t have to.

1 Thessalonians 4:11: “and to make it your ambition to lead a quiet life: You should mind your own business and work with your hands, just as we told you,”

Corruption? Authority? Wasn’t Pound a fascist? He’s like rules.