William Butler Yeats

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

The Nineteenth Century And After - Poem by William Butler Yeats

THOUGH the great song return no more
There's keen delight in what we have:
The rattle of pebbles on the shore
Under the receding wave.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 17, 2001

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 17, 2001


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