Sunday, January 22, 2017

A Thought from Propertius -- William Butler Yeats (1919)

SHE might, so noble from head 
To great shapely knees, 
The long flowing line, 
Have walked to the altar 
Through the holy images         5
At Pallas Athene’s side, 
Or been fit spoil for a centaur 
Drunk with the unmixed wine.


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