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Quotation by William Butler Yeats
I bring full-flavoured wine out of a barrel found
Where seven Ephesian topers slept and never knew
When Alexander's empire passed, they slept so sound.
William Butler Yeats (1865–1939), Irish poet, playwright. "On a Picture of a Black Centaur by Edmund Dulac."
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