William Butler Yeats

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

Statistics

Poem by William Butler Yeats

'THOSE Platonists are a curse,' he said,
'God's fire upon the wane,
A diagram hung there instead,
More women born than men.'


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  • Unnikrishnan E S (10/31/2019 10:33:00 AM)

    Very rarely is Yeats satirical in his poems. Here, he is at his best.(Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 16, 2001

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 16, 2001


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