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Quotation by William Butler Yeats
Nor is there singing school but studying
Monuments of its own magnificence;
And therefore I have sailed the seas and come
To the holy city of Byzantium.
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet. Sailing to Byzantium (l. 13–16). . .
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats. Richard J. Finneran, ed. (1989) Macmillan.
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