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Doing the police in different voices

Posted: February 2, 2014 at 3:21 a.m.

Matthew McConaughey (left) and Woody Harrelson’s new series, True Detective, can be seen on HBO.

On certain pages of the typescript for T.S. Eliot’s poem “The Waste Land,” an alternate or working title appears. It is “He Do the Police in Different Voices,” which Eliot took from a passage in Charles Dickens’ 1865 novel Our Mutual Friend.

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