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Lines 115-116:

I think we are in rats' alley
Where the dead men lost their bones.

Eliot's Note:

115. Cf. Part III, l. 195.

Referenced Lines:

Lines 193-195:
White bodies naked on the low damp ground
And bones cast in a little low dry garret,
Rattled by the rat's foot only, year to year.