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The Cantos of Ezra Pound.

XLV

With Usura

With usura hath no man a house of good stone . . .
with usura, sin against nature . . .
Stonecutter is kept from his stone
weaver is kept from his loom . . .
Usura slayeth the child in the womb . . .

N.B.  Usury: A charge for the use of purchasing power, levied without regard to production; often without regard to the possibilities of production. . . 1a PLATO ARISTOTLE MAIMONIDES AQUINAS JEFFERSON

XLVI

. . . Said Paterson:
      Hath benefit of interest on all
the moneys which it, the bank, creates out of nothing
.    

Semi-private inducement
Said Mr. RothSchild, hell knows which Roth-schild
. . . "Very few people
"will understand this. Those who do will be occupied
"getting profits. The general public will probably not
"see it's against their interest.
"
. . . The bank makes it ex nihil
Denied by five thousand professors, will any
Jury convict 'um? . . .
1b SARTRE

L

. . . debt when the Medici took the throne was 5 million
And when they left was fourteen
And its interest ate up all the best income . . .
1c JEFFERSON

LII

. . . Stinkschuld's sin drawing vengeance, poor yitts paying for
                                                                          Stinkschuld
paying for a few big jews' vendetta on goyim
. . . remarked Johnie Adams (the elder)
IGNORANCE, sheer ignorance ov the natr ov money
      sheer ignorance of credit and circulation.
Remarked Ben: better
keep out the jews
      or yr/ grand children will curse you . . .
1d TACITUS LUTHER HERZL HITLER SARTRE
 


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For an understanding of the nature and roots of Judeophobia, see Schafer. For an analysis of the "us" vs. "them" complex, see Pagels. For a general investigation of Anti-Semitism, see Sartre. For philosophical utterances on Judaism, see Buber.  For a Jewish human rights perspective, see The Simon Wiesenthal Center. For a comparative analysis of major religions, see Religion.
 


 

     

Ezra Pound (1885-1972). The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1948, 1950, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1971. The Estate of Ezra Pound, 1969, 1972. The Trustees of the Ezra Pound Literary Property Trust, 1973, 1986. Vice Versa, 1942. Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1950. New York, NY: New Directions Publishing Corporation.
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Ezra and Dorothy Pound: Letters in Captivity, 1945-1946.
 

Ezra and Dorothy Pound: Letters in Captivity, 1945-1946. Edited by Omar Pound and Robert Spoo. Oxford University Press, 1999.
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Interesting Link

FBI file regarding Ezra Pound, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). 1,512 pages, available at The FBI Freedom of Information Act Reading Room which is located within the J. Edgar Hoover Building at FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C. http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/foiaindex_p.htm.
 
  

* Italics in the original.

1 Ezra Pound (1885-1972). The Cantos of Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound, 1934, 1937, 1940, 1948, 1950, 1956, 1959, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1970, 1971. The Estate of Ezra Pound, 1969, 1972. The Trustees of the Ezra Pound Literary Property Trust, 1973, 1986. Vice Versa, 1942. Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc., 1950. New York, NY: New Directions Publishing Corporation.
a Canto XLV, at 229-230.
b
Canto XLVI, at 233.
c
Canto L, at 246.
d
Canto LII, at 257
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