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  • It reminds me of the great lie of our contemporary politics about which Cassandrian Arthurian Legend can usually be heard howling.

    Adolf Hitler Was Right.... (see context )

  • It reminds me of the great lie of our contemporary politics about which Cassandrian Arthurian Legend can usually be heard howling.

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  • ” He further told them, “As we see corn-masters sell their whole stock but a few grains of wheat which they carry about with them in a dish, as a sample of the rest, so you, by delivering up us, who are but a few, do at the same time unawares surrender up yourselves all together with us; ” so we find it related in the history of Aristobulus, the Cassandrian.

    Demosthenes

  • Perhaps this collection's emblematic moment is the one in "Hard Rain" in which the poet hears a Muzak version of Bob Dylan's Cassandrian "Hard Rain's A-­Gonna Fall" "played softly by an accordion quartet/through the ceiling speakers at the Springdale Shopping Mall" and wearily concludes "there's nothing/we can't pluck the stinger from,/nothing we can't turn into a soft-drink flavor or a T-shirt."

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