YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER. 1865-1939. Autograph Quotation Signed ("WB Yeats"), from his poem "September 1913,"

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YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER. 1865-1939.
Autograph Quotation Signed ("WB Yeats"), from his poem "September 1913,"

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YEATS, WILLIAM BUTLER. 1865-1939.
Autograph Quotation Signed ("WB Yeats"), from his poem "September 1913," dated November 30, 1916, matted and framed beneath a reproduction of John Butler Yeats's 1886 pencil portrait.

"Romantic Ireland's dead and gone / 'Tis with O'Leary in the grave." One of Yeats's most recognizable lines from one his his most enduring poems, "September 1913," written as a defense of art and imagination, and lamenting the death of romantic, heroic values in Ireland.
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