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He Thinks Of Those Who Have Spoken Evil Of His Beloved

William Butler Yeats 1865 (Sandymount) – 1939 (Menton)

HALF close your eyelids, loosen your hair,
And dream about the great and their pride;
They have spoken against you everywhere,
But weigh this song with the great and their pride;
I made it out of a mouthful of air,
Their children's children shall say they have lied.

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William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th century literature. more…

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