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Yeats [by George Charles Beresford, 1911]

I. The Witch
by William Butler Yeats
from Responsibilities [1914]

Toil and grow rich,
What’s that but to lie
With a foul witch
And after, drained dry,
To be brought
To the chamber where
Lies one long sought
With despair. 

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