Common Market: Shantih, Shantih, Shantih

Practically everyone in Britain has had his say on the British bid to enter the Common Market, but not until now did anyone get around to polling the poets and playwrights. Sounding like his own Elder Statesman, T. S. Eliot told the monthly Encounter: "I have always been in favor of close cultural relations with Europe. For this reason my personal bias is in favor of Britain's entering. And I have not been impressed by the emotional appeals of some of those who maintain that to take this course would be betrayal...

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