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Lines 308-310:

Burning burning burning burning
O Lord Thou pluckest me out
O Lord Thou pluckest

Eliot's Note:

309. From St. Augustine's Confessions again. The collocation of these two representatives of eastern and western ascetism, as the culmination of this part of the poem, is not an accident.

Context:

Confessions by St. Augustine