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Lines 423-425:

I sat upon the shore
Fishing, with the arid plain behind me
Shall I at least set my lands in order?

Eliot's Note:

424. V. Weston: From Ritual to Romance; chapter on the Fisher King.

Context:

See the note to the title for more about the Fisher King.