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Lines 253-256:

When lovely woman stoops to folly and
Paces about her room again, alone,
She smoothes her hair with automatic hand,
And puts a record on the gramophone.

Eliot's Note:

253. V. Goldsmith, the song in The Vicar of Wakefield.

Context:

The Vicar of Wakefield by Oliver Goldsmith