page 29 of 192 of The Pisan Cantos

Stalin has no sense of humor. No, no he did not.

Aram vult nemus = the grove waits an altar, meaning altars were usually found near groves. Eden allusion? Is that why he mentions Lucrezia Borgia, the old femme fatale as a sort of Eve?

tentflaps again, this time no mint. Circus? Reminds me of the whale from Werckmeister Harmonies – total show.

Old world, new world compared.

“We couldn’t sell anything modern”.