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" We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass Or rats... "
Adrienne Rich: The Moment of Change - Page 53
by Cheri Colby Langdell - 2004 - 277 pages
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Commerce: cahiers trimestriels, Volumes 1-3

1924 - 660 pages
...: tous les chemins du monde nous mangent dans la main! ST.-J. PERSE. POÈME A penny for the Old Guy We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. A las ! Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass Or...
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The Reader, Volume 1

1925
...light and deft" of doing things. He has the decadent's regret for the past and scorn of his own age : We are the hollow men, We are the stuffed men Leaning together, Headpiece filled with straw. Alas ! Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass, Or...
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Reprints. Series X. (Philology), Volume 2

University of Sydney - 1925 - 354 pages
...waiting " on the beach of the tumid river " that encloses Dante's Hell. The burden of the plaint is that We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw We are no better than the guys children drag through London streets, and Those who have crossed With...
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Modern American Poets

Conrad Aiken - 1927 - 394 pages
...Tenants of the house, Thoughts of a dry brain in a dry season. THE HOLLOW MEN A penny for the Old Guy. I We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass Or...
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The Great Tradition: An Interpretation of American Literature Since the ...

Granville Hicks - 1935 - 364 pages
...dilemmas of the modern man, and in "The Hollow Men" there sounded the death rattle of a civilization : We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together. When Eliot began writing the enthusiasms of the renaissance were reverberating about him, but the esthetes...
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War Department Education Manual, Issue 131, Part 1

United States Armed Forces Institute - 1942 - 742 pages
...the countess on until she came through the little par^, Niobe presented her with a cabinet, and so J. We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless Or rats' feet over broken...
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Complete Poems and Plays

Thomas Stearns Eliot, Professor T S Eliot - 1971 - 408 pages
...equivalent to this word. The Hollow Men 1925 Mistah Kurtz— he dead. THE HOLLOW MEN A penny for the Old Guy We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alasl Our dried voices, when We whisper together Are quiet and meaningless As wind in dry grass Or...
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Modern Chinese Writers: Self-portrayals

Helmut Martin, Jeffrey C. Kinkley - 1992 - 428 pages
...questions about it in the classroom anymore. Meanwhile, robberies take place on the streets without cease. We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men leaning together headpiece filled with straw. Alas! Shape without form, shade without color, paralyzed force , gesture without motion; lost Violent...
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The Luminaries: The Psychology of the Sun and Moon in the Horoscope

Liz Greene, Howard Sasportas - 1992 - 260 pages
..."normal" in collective terms, except that there is nobody home, and I am reminded of TS Eliot's poem: We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together British word may be unknown to American readers. To whinge is to whine and complain peevishly and seemingly...
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Dance of the Sleepwalkers: The Dance Marathon Fad

Frank M. Calabria - 1993 - 226 pages
...contorted postures and limp human bodies in walkathon shows were prefigured in The Hollow Men by TS Eliot: We are the hollow men We are the stuffed men Leaning together Headpiece filled with straw. Alas Shape without form, shade without colour Paralyzed force, gesture without motion. In another prophetic...
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