Sailing to Byzantium by W.B. Yeats
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- *An aged man is but a paltry thing,*
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Sailing to Byzantium by W.B. Yeats

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*An aged man is but a paltry thing,*

*A tattered coat upon a stick, unless*

*Soul claps its hands and sing, and louder sing*

*For every tatter in its mortal dress ...*

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W.B Yeats

*The Tower* (1928)

["Sailing to Byzantium" (excerpt)](https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems-and-poets/poems/detail/43291)

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