[Humanist] 23.583 why history

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        Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2010 16:47:56 -0500
        From: Wendell Piez <wapiez at mulberrytech.com>
        Subject: Re: [Humanist] 23.570 why history
        In-Reply-To: <20100115084501.4EFC946824 at woodward.joyent.us>

Dear Willard,

What about T.S. Eliot:

   Some one said: "The dead writers are remote from us because we *know* so
   much more than they did." Precisely, and they are that which we know.

 From "Tradition and the Individual Talent" (1922).

Cheers,
Wendell

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