William Butler Yeats quotes

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Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described, I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
It is most important that we should keep in this country a certain leisured class.... I am of the opinion of the ancient Jewish bo ...
I think you can leave the arts, superior or inferior, to the conscience of mankind.
The creations of a great writer are little more than the moods and passions of his own heart, given surnames and Christian names, ...
But even at the starting post, all sleek and new,
I saw the wildness in her and I thought
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Or else I thought her supernatural;
As though a sterner eye looked through her eye
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I made my song a coat
Covered with embroideries
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Song, let them take it,
For there's more enterprise
In walking naked.
I sigh that kiss you,
For I must own
That I shall miss you
When you have grown.
The angels are stooping
Above your bed;
They weary of trooping
With the whimpering dead.
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