A champion in the wilderness
When The Soil, a radical magazine of art, first pricked through the cement crust of New York City, in December, 1916, there were perhaps a dozen friends who were enough interested to remain on hand and to see that the brash young greenling was not at once flattened under foot.
And the antipodes of unity
Young man with spectacles
I do not wish to describe his minor details : for example that he had blue or brown eyes and was somewhat under six feet tall, that he attended Harvard University (or Chicago), and that he was the only son of an unimportant lawyer in Pennsylvania or Nebraska.
The Lay of Maldoror
Further Selections from Second Canto