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Responsibilities and other poems   By: (1865-1939)

Responsibilities and other poems by William Butler Yeats

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RESPONSIBILITIES AND OTHER POEMS

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THE MACMILLAN COMPANY NEW YORK · BOSTON · CHICAGO · DALLAS ATLANTA · SAN FRANCISCO

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RESPONSIBILITIES AND OTHER POEMS

BY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

=New York= THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1916

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Copyright, 1911 By WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS

Copyright, 1904, 1908, and 1912 By THE MACMILLAN COMPANY

Copyright, 1916 By THE MACMILLAN COMPANY Set up and electrotyped. Published November, 1916.

CONTENTS

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RESPONSIBILITIES, 1912 1914

Introductory Rhymes 1 The Grey Rock 3 The Two Kings 11 To a Wealthy Man 29 September 1913 32 To a Friend whose Work has come to Nothing 34 Paudeen 35 To a Shade 36 When Helen Lived 39 The Attack on 'The Playboy of the Western World,' 1907 40 The Three Beggars 41 The Three Hermits 45 Beggar to Beggar cried 47 The Well and the Tree 49 Running to Paradise 50 The Hour before Dawn 52 The Player Queen 59 The Realists 61 The Witch 62 The Peacock 63 The Mountain Tomb 64 To a Child dancing in the Wind 66 A Memory of Youth 68 Fallen Majesty 70 Friends 71 The Cold Heaven 73 That the Night come 75 An Appointment 76 The Magi 77 The Dolls 78 A Coat 80 Closing Rhymes 81

FROM THE GREEN HELMET AND OTHER POEMS, 1909 1912

His Dream 85 A Woman Homer sung 87 The Consolation 89 No Second Troy 91 Reconciliation 92 King and No King 94 Peace 96 Against Unworthy Praise 97 The Fascination of What's Difficult 99 A Drinking Song 101 The Coming of Wisdom with Time 102 On hearing that the Students of our New University have joined the Ancient Order of Hibernians 103 To a Poet 104 The Mask 105 Upon a House shaken by the Land Agitation 106 At the Abbey Theatre 108 These are the Clouds 110 At Galway Races 112 A Friend's Illness 113 All Things can tempt me 114 The Young Man's Song 115

THE HOUR GLASS 1912 117

NOTES 181

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