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Doing the police in different voices

On certain pages of the typescript for T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Waste Land,” an alternate or working title appears. It is “He Do the Police in Different Voices,” which Eliot took from a passage in Charles Dickens’ 1865 novel Our Mutual Friend.

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  • Headline: Doing the police in different voices
  • Publication: Style, Pages 45 on 02/02/2014
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