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Poem by William Butler Yeats


A Drinking Song


WINE comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift the glass to my mouth,
I look at you, and I sigh. 



William Butler Yeats


William Butler Yeats's other poems:
  1. The Magi
  2. The Municipal Gallery Revisited
  3. Men Improve with the Years
  4. Tom at Cruachan
  5. Me Peacock


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • George Etherege A Drinking Song ("We, to Beauty, all day")
  • Eugene Field A Drinking Song ("Come, brothers, share the fellowship")

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