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The Power of One at CCC

Lake Powell Chronicle
The poet William Butler Yeats wrote, “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.” For me, education is also about the Power of One. One teacher. Everybody has that one teacher who went the extra mile, who made the difference in ...

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Lissadell, Yeats and seagulls

Irish Times
Sir, – Lissadell, William Butler Yeats and seagulls have been very much in the news of late. It might be of interest to your readers to point out that in the opening lines of his poem On A Political Prisoner, Yeats wrote: “She that but little patience ...

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Navy ship LÉ William Butler Yeats to arrive in 2016

Irish Examiner
Lieutenant Commander Eric Timon, who is originally from Howth, Co Dublin will take command of the newly-built LÉ William Butler Yeats. It's the last of a three-ship replacement programme costing more than €200 million. Lt Comdr Timon, who is an avid ...

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A Poet's Apocalyptic Vision

Wall Street Journal
If our age is apocalyptic in mood—and rife with doomsday scenarios, nuclear nightmares, religious fanatics and suicidal terrorists—there may be no more chilling statement of our condition than William Butler Yeats's poem “The Second Coming.” Written ...

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