Yeats [by George Charles Beresford, 1911]
To a Poet, Who Would Have Me Praise
Certain Bad Poets, Imitators of His and Mine
by William Butler Yeats
from The Green Helmet and Other Poems [Dundrum: Cuala Press, 1910]
You say, as I have often given tongue
In praise of what another’s said or sung,
‘Twere politic to do the like by these;
But was there ever dog that praised his fleas?
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