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Unformatted text preview: Sosostris, she picks a card and says [Here] / Is your card, the drowned Phoenician Sailor, / (Those are the pearls that were his eyes. Look!) (lines 46-48). In the next stanza she tells the speaker to Fear death by water (line 55). This connects The Burial of the Dead with Death by Water. On top of this, in A Game of Chess the speaker says he remembers that Those are the pearls that were his eye (line 125). This refers back to the Phoenician Sailor, Phlebas, yet again....
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- Fall '09