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The Shadowy Waters: Introductory Lines

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I walked among the seven woods of Coole:
Shan-walla, where a willow-hordered pond
Gathers the wild duck from the winter dawn;
Shady Kyle-dortha; sunnier Kyle-na-no,
Where many hundred squirrels are as happy
As though they had been hidden hy green houghs
Where old age cannot find them; Paire-na-lee,
Where hazel and ash and privet hlind the paths:
Dim Pairc-na-carraig, where the wild bees fling
Their sudden fragrances on the green air;

Dim Pairc-na-tarav, where enchanted eyes
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Susan Williams 20 April 2016

He loved words, he loved the great outdoors, and he certainly loved the woods. Excellent of course. it's Yeats

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