Unintelligible, the borrowings cheap and the notes useless.
1923 On T S Eliot's The Waste Land, in the New Statesman and Nation, Nov.
The virtues common to good living and good poetry seem to me not so much matters of what used to be called 'virtue'as, above all, of sane vitality.F(rank) L(awrence) Lucas
Human temperaments are too diverse; we can never agree how drunk we like our art to be.F(rank) L(awrence) Lucas
Every author's fairy godmother should provide him not only with a pen but also with a blue pencil.F(rank) L(awrence) Lucas