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Waste Land, The

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  1. a poem (1922) by T. S. Eliot.
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Examples from the Web for waste land

Historical Examples

  • Waste-land, you yourself said, where confidence will not strike root.

    The Song of Songs

    Hermann Sudermann

  • In the same way, she would make for the summit of the bushes in her waste-land.

  • I was walking through a bit of waste-land encircled by trolley-tracks when I heard this same song.

    Everyday Adventures

    Samuel Scoville

  • The Cloyne and Carrick Company had better be wound up; and that waste-land project—let me have the papers to look over.