Quotes by William Butler Yeats

Who can distinguish darkness from the soul? ...

William Butler Yeats darkness soul

Who understoodWhatever has been said, sighed, sung,Howled, miau-d, barked, brayed, belled, yelled, cried, crowed ... ...

William Butler Yeats comprehension Solomon

I am content to live it all again,And yet again, if it be life to pitchInto the frog-spawn of a blind man's ditch. ...

William Butler Yeats life memory

"All day long from mid-dayWe have talked in the one place, All day long from shadowless noonWe have gone round and roundIn the narrow theme ...

William Butler Yeats love conversation Solomon

somewhere in sands of the desertA shape with lion body and the head of a man, A gaze blank and pitiless as the sun,Is moving its slow thighs ...

William Butler Yeats deserts antichrist the

She was more beautiful than thy first love,But now lies under boards. ...

William Butler Yeats death pathos

"There's not a man or womanBorn under the skies Dare match in learning with us two,And all day long we have foundThere's not a thing but lov ...

William Butler Yeats love Solomon Sheba

I dreamed that one had died in a strange placeNear no accustomed hand; And they had nailed the boards above her face.... ...

William Butler Yeats death burial

When Sheba was his lass,When she the iron wrought, or When from the smithy fireIt shuddered in the water:Harshness of their desireThat made ...

William Butler Yeats women Sheba desire

"But such as you and I do not seem oldLike men who live by habit. Every day I ride with falcon to the river's edgeOr carry the ringed mail u ...

William Butler Yeats habits

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