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Old 05-31-2010, 12:02 PM   #70
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Originally Posted by kennyc View Post
And on a completely different topic:


A poet's pleasure is to withhold a little of his meaning, to intensify by mystification. He unzips the veil from beauty, but does not remove it.

- E.B. White

(sorry I ran across this but do not have the source reference)
If memory serves, this is very close to a description of burlesque given by Gypsy Rose Lee (don't have the source - but your quote triggered the hazy recollection)
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