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"Yeats" redirects here. For other uses, see Yeats (disambiguation).Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet and playwright, co-founder of Abbey Theatre William Butler Yeats photographed in 1903 by Alice Boughton William Butler Yeats[a] (13 June 1865 – ...
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William Butler Yeats Poems
- What Magic Drum?
He holds him from desire, all but stops his breathing
primordial Motherhood forsake his limbs, the child no
longer rest, ...
If Jupiter and Saturn meet,
What a cop of mummy wheat!
The sword's a cross; thereon He died:
On breast of Mars the goddess sighed....
- The Four Ages Of Man
He with body waged a fight,
But body won; it walks upright.
Then he struggled with the heart;
Innocence and peace depart. ...
- Ribb Considers Christian Love Insufficient
Why should I seek for love or study it?
It is of God and passes human wit.
I study hatred with great diligence,
For that's a passion in my own control, ...
- On Those That Hated "the Playboy Of The Western World"
Once, when midnight smote the air,
Eunuchs ran through Hell and met
On every crowded street to stare
Upon great Juan riding by: ...
Top 10 most used topics by William Butler YeatsHeart 152 I Love You 145 Love 145 Great 142 Night 122 Long 114 Thought 113 Young 110 Away 107 Time 104
William Butler Yeats Quotes
- Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.
- Things fall apart the center cannot hold Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity.
- A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
- An aged man is but a paltry thing, a tattered coat upon a stick.
- We taste and feel and see the truth. We do not reason outselves into it.
Comments about William Butler Yeats
- Mmackeyauthor: “take, if you must, this little bag of dreams, unloose the cord, and they will wrap you round.” william butler yeats
- Ardaragheast: irish naval presence in berehaven harbour p63 lÉ william butler yeats one of a fine fleet of modern ships with the expanse of this famous harbour sparkling in the bright morning sunlight. also, the familiar ferry departure inlet ( béal loch)/pontoon
- Wynfreya: this poem was always so inspiring to me, the two trees by william butler yeats. i read it once in awhile to remind myself not to gaze too long into the bitter glass...i have my own interpretation of what that could mean in modern times.
- Quotebotproject: there are no strangers here; only friends you haven't yet met. -- by william butler yeats
- Ted_ed: have you ever felt like the world was spinning totally out of control? there's a poem for that: