WB Yeats

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He Wishes For The Cloths Of Heaven 3

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The Lake Isle of Innisfree 5

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The Wild Swans at Coole 7

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Context

William Butler Yeats (1865-1939) was born in Dublin. His father was a lawyer and a well-known portrait painter. Yeats was educated in London and in Dublin, but he spent his summers in the west of Ireland in the family's summer house in Sligo. The young Yeats was very much part of the fin de siècle in London; at the same time he was active in societ...

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