Quotation by Roy Campbell

The timeless, surly patience of the serf
That moves the nearest to the naked earth
And ploughs down palaces, and thrones, and towers.
Roy Campbell (1902–1957), South African poet. The Serf (l. 12–14). . .

Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892–1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.
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