William Butler Yeats

(13 June 1865 – 28 January 1939 / County Dublin / Ireland)

Youth And Age - Poem by William Butler Yeats

MUCH did I rage when young,
Being by the world oppressed,
But now with flattering tongue
It speeds the parting guest.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001



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