Quotation by William Butler Yeats

May she be granted beauty and yet not
Beauty to make a stranger's eye distraught,
Or hers before a looking-glass, for such,
Being made beautiful overmuch,
Consider beauty a sufficient end,
Lose natural kindness
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet. A Prayer for My Daughter (l. 17–22). . .

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