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Old Tom Again

William Butler Yeats

Things out of perfection sail,
And all their swelling canvas wear,
Nor shall the self-begotten fail
Though fantastic men suppose
Building-yard and stormy shore,
Winding-sheet and swaddling - clothes.

Added: 2 Mar 2002 | Last Read: 17 Mar 2018 8:51 AM | Viewed: 4367 times

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