Quotation by William Butler Yeats

Under bare Ben Bulben's head
In Drumcliff churchyard Yeats is laid.
An ancestor was rector there
Long years ago, a church stands near,
By the road an ancient cross.
No marble, no conventional phrase;
On limestone quarried near the spot
By his command these words are cut:
Cast a cold eye
On life, on death.
Horseman pass by!
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet, playwright. Under Ben Bulben, pt. 6, Last Poems (1939).

The last three lines are engraved on Yeats's gravestone, in Drumcliff, north of Sligo.
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