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I. Ocean Pulse Rising, curling, foam unfurling, waves of cold Atlantic sea, next one coming, meet it running, plunge into the…

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Certainly, the fact that no money changed hands in the past did not guarantee a positive experience for protégés. Having parried Yeats’s sexual attentions and refused his offer of marriage, Iseult Gonne moved on to a new champion, Ezra Pound, nurturer of the work of a remarkably diverse selection of writers, including James Joyce, TS Eliot and Ernst Hemingway.

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