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There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle promise from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.
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Ezra Pound

United States writer who lived in Europe; strongly influenced the development of modern literature (1885-1972)

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