13 June 1865, the Irish poet William Butler Yeats was born in Sandymound.
“My temptation is quiet. Here at life’s end Neither loose imagination, Nor the mill of the mind Consuming its rag and bone, Can make the truth known.“ (W. B. Yeats)
|Portrait of William Butler Yeats by John Singer Sargent (1908)|
|W.B. Yeats, a photograph from 1923|
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