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William Butler Yeats (Уильям Батлер Йейтс)


Men Improve with the Years


I AM worn out with dreams;
A weather-worn, marble triton
Among the streams;
And all day long I look
Upon this lady's beauty
As though I had found in a book
A pictured beauty,
Pleased to have filled the eyes
Or the discerning ears,
Delighted to be but wise,
For men improve with the years;
And yet, and yet,
Is this my dream, or the truth?
O would that we had met
When I had my burning youth!
But I grow old among dreams,
A weather-worn, marble triton
Among the streams. 



William Butler Yeats's other poems:
  1. Crazy Jane Reproved
  2. The Circus Animals' Desertion
  3. Tom at Cruachan
  4. The Ballad of Moll Magee
  5. The Cap and Bells


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