Quotation by William Butler Yeats

"I heard an old religious man
But yesternight declare
That he had found a text to prove
That only God, my dear,
Could love you for yourself alone
And not your yellow hair."
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet. For Anne Gregory (l. 13–18). . .

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