William Butler Yeats

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

On Hearing That The Students Of Our New University Have Joined the Agitation Against Immoral Literature


WHERE, where but here have pride and Truth,
That long to give themselves for wage,
To shake their wicked sides at youth
Restraining reckless middle-age?

Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2001

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