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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 Magi
  2. The Municipal Gallery Revisited
  3. Men Improve with the Years
  4. Me Peacock
  5. Love's Loneliness


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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