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Mad as the Mist and Snow

ChicagoNow (blog)
When I think of blizzards, I remember the thundersnow, and the Groundhog Day Blizzard of 2011. It was a powerful force of nature. It was wild and terrifying and beautiful. I was reminded of this poem by William Butler Yeats. It's been years since I ...

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Murphy, the Rising and a troubled legacy

Irish Independent
After Martin Murphy's death in 1919, Dr William Lombard Murphy, a surgeon who served with distinction in the Great War, took over as chairman of Independent Newspapers. He was remembered as a paternalistic employer, who believed in looking after the ...

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Poem-A-Day

St. George Daily Spectrum (blog)
William Butler Yeats was born on June 13, 1865, in Sandymount, Ireland. A towering figure in modern English poetry, Yeats is also a major cultural symbol of Ireland, where he served two terms as senator. He died on January 28, 1939. About The Academy ...

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The Conversation You Missed: Russia's Dissident Writers Spoke in New York City On Media, Literature, and Censorship

Huffington Post
As William Butler Yeats once wrote, "the best lack all conviction, while the worst. Are full of passionate intensity"; those who think independently do so in independent ways. 1991 saw a greater freedom and diversity of opinion than today. Ulitskaya ...

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