Pallas Athena quotes

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Maud Gonne at Howth station waiting a train,
Pallas Athena in that straight back and arrogant head:
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If Paris lived now, and preferred beauty to power and riches, it would not be called his Judgment, but his Want of Judgment.
Ancient of days! august Athena! where,
Where are thy men of might? thy grand in soul?
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My brain is dull, my sight is foul,
I cannot write a verse, or read--
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And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sitting
On the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door; ...
She might, so noble from head
To great shapely knees
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