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ELIOT
POEM MAP ENDNOTES SOURCES ABOUT

Lines 199-201:

O the moon shone bright on Mrs. Porter
And on her daughter
They wash their feet in soda water

Eliot's Note:

199. I do not know the origin of the ballad from which these lines are taken: it was reported to me from Sydney, Australia.