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Quotation by William Butler Yeats
Test every work of intellect or faith And everything that your own hands have wrought, And call those works extravagance of breath That are not suited for such men as come Proud, open-eyed and laughing to the tomb.
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet, playwright. "Vacillation."
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