Quotation by William Butler Yeats

Fish, flesh, or fowl, commend all summer long
Whatever is begotten, born, and dies.
Caught in that sensual music all neglect
Monuments of unaging intellect.
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet. Sailing to Byzantium (l. 5–8). . .

The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats. Richard J. Finneran, ed. (1989) Macmillan.
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