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Yeats [by George Charles Beresford, 1911]

The Realists
by William Butler Yeats
from Responsibilities [1914]




Hope that you may understand!
What can books of men that wive
In a dragon-guarded land,
Paintings of the dolphin-drawn
Sea-nymphs in their pearly wagons
Do, but awake a hope to live
That had gone
With the dragons? 
  


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