William Butler Yeats
William Butler Yeats was an Irish poet, dramatist, writer and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. He was a driving force behind the Irish Literary Revival and became a pillar of the Irish literary establishment who helped to found the Abbey Theatre. In his later years he served two terms as a Senator of the Irish Free State.
William Butler Yeats Quotes Page 9
The true faith discovered was When painted panel, statuary, Glass-mosaic, window-glass, Amended what was told awry By some peasant gospeler.
Imagining in excited reverie That the future years had come, Dancing to a frenzied drum, Out of the murderous innocence of the sea.
Odor of blood when Christ was slain Made all Platonic tolerance vain And vain all Doric discipline.
I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.
Under bare Ben Bulben's head In Drumcliff churchyard Yeats is laid.
Irish poets, learn your trade, Sing whatever is well made.
The Land of Faery, Where nobody gets old and godly and grave, Where nobody gets old and crafty and wise Where nobody gets old and bitter of tongue.
It's certain there is no fine thing Since Adam's fall but needs much laboring.
The night can sweat with terror as before We pieced our thoughts into philosophy, And planned to bring the world under a rule, Who are but weasels fighting in a hole.
Locke sank into a swoon; The Garden died; God took the spinning-jenny Out of his side.
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