Much did I rage when young, Being by the world oppressed, But now with flattering tongue It speeds the parting guest.
- by William Butler Yeats (1865 - 1939), "Youth and age" [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive):
- by Lowell Dykstra (b. 1952), "Youth and age", 1998, published 2001, first performed 2000 [ baritone and piano ], from Youth and Age, no. 7, Amsterdam, Donemus [sung text checked 1 time]
Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]
This text was added to the website: 2020-01-03
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