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Poem by William Butler Yeats

Youth and Age

MUCH did I rage when young,
Being by the world oppressed,
But now with flattering tongue
It speeds the parting guest. 

William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats's other poems:
  1. The Municipal Gallery Revisited
  2. A Song from 'The Player Queen'
  3. At Algeciras - a Meditaton upon Death
  4. Paudeen
  5. To Be Carved on a Stone at Ballylee

Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • George Byron Youth and Age ("There's not a joy the world can give like that it takes away")
  • Samuel Coleridge Youth and Age ("Verse, a breeze 'mid blossoms straying")
  • Arthur Clough Youth and Age ("DANCE on, dance on, we see, we see")

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