Ezra Pound 30 October 1885 – 1 November 1972

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Good writers are those who keep the language efficient. That is to say, keep it accurate, keep it clear.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972), U.S. poet, critic. The ABC of Reading, ch. 3 (1934).
I dunno what my 23 infantile years in America signify. I left as soon as motion was autarchic—I mean my motion.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972), U.S. poet, critic. Letter, October 29, 1940. The Letters of Ezra Pound 1907-1941, ed. D.D. Paige (1950).
Mass ought to be in Latin, unless you cd. do it in Greek or Chinese. In fact, any abracadabra that no bloody member of the public or half-educated ape of a clargimint cd. think he understood.
Ezra Pound (1885-1972), U.S. poet, critic. Letter, March 7, 1940. The Letters of Ezra Pound 1907-1941, ed. D.D. Paige (1951).

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Ezra pound was a cool dude with alot of poetry he had written. he had traveled to many places learning and writing with every new skill he learned. he was also involved in the war and charged for treason. besides all that he was a radical dude.
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