Charles Marie Rene Leconte De Lisle Long Poems

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Michel Dubois: About 60 years ago, at school, I translated a poem by Leconte de Lisle. According to me at the time, the title was 'The red planet', which is called Sahil; my rendition of the first lines was:
Across the wasted continents
The drowsy waves still swell..."
And the last -
"Sahil shall bleed
Until its red can never bleed again."
Does anyone know where I might find a copy of the original version?

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To A Shade
 by William Butler Yeats

If you have revisited the town, thin Shade,
Whether to look upon your monument
(I wonder if the builder has been paid)
Or happier-thoughted when the day is spent
To drink of that salt breath out of the sea
When grey gulls flit about instead of men,
And the gaunt houses put on majesty:
Let these content you and be gone again;

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