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Out of the mid-wood's twilight
Into the meadow's dawn,
Ivory limbed and brown-eyed,
Flashes my Fa...
- Oscar Wilde
Winds of May, that dance on the sea,
Dancing a ring-around in glee
From furrow to furrow, while ...
- James Joyce
That crazed girl improvising her music.
Her poetry, dancing upon the shore,
Her soul in division f...
- William Butler Yeats
There is grey in your hair.
Young men no longer suddenly catch their breath
When you are passing;
...
- William Butler Yeats
An omnibus across the bridge
Crawls like a yellow butterfly
And, here and there, a passer-by
Show...
- Oscar Wilde
PARNELL'S FUNERAL

UNDER the Great Comedian's tomb the crowd.
A bundle of tempestuous cloud is bl...
- William Butler Yeats
I am the pillars of the house;
The keystone of the arch am I.
Take me away, and roof and wall
Wou...
- Katharine Tynan
I THOUGHT, beloved, to have brought to you
A gift of quietness and ease and peace,
Cooling your br...
- George William Russell
Fly not yet, 'tis just the hour,
When pleasure, like the midnight flower
That scorns the eye of ...
- Thomas Moore
The brawling of a sparrow in the eaves,
The brilliant moon and all the milky sky,
And all that fam...
- William Butler Yeats
IF you, that have grown old, were the first dead,
Neither catalpa tree nor scented lime
Should hea...
- William Butler Yeats
Aetatis suae fifty-two,
A rich Divine began to woo
A handsome young imperious girl,
Nearly relate...
- Jonathan Swift
My love is in a light attire
Among the apple-trees,
Where the gay winds do most desire
To run ...
- James Joyce
Love came to us in time gone by
When one at twilight shyly played
And one in fear was standing n...
- James Joyce
The twilight turns from amethyst
To deep and deeper blue,
The lamp fills with a pale green glow ...
- James Joyce
The Dean would visit Market-hill;
Our invitation was but slight;
I said—why—Let him if he will...
- Jonathan Swift
Here in the garden-bed,
Hoeing the celery,
Wonders the Lord has made
Pass ever before me.
I s...
- Katharine Tynan
I WILL not follow you, my bird,
I will not follow you.
I would not breathe a word, my bird,
To br...
- George William Russell
 
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