Yvor Winters Quotes

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Yvor Winters Quotes

By practice and conviction formed, With ancient stubbornness ingrained, Although her body clung and swarmed, My own identity remained.
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The poet's first job of work is to put bread on the table.

— Yvor Winters

Far out of sight forever stands the sea,
Bounding the land with pale tranquillity.

— Yvor Winters

The rain of matter upon sense
Destroys me momently. The score:
There comes what will come.

— Yvor Winters

Gascoigne, Ben Jonson, Greville, Raleigh, Donne,
Poets who wrote great poems, one by one,
And spaced by many years, each line an act
Through which few labor, which no men retract.
This passion is the scholar's heritage

— Yvor Winters

By practice and conviction formed, With ancient stubbornness ingrained, Although her body clung and swarmed, My own identity remained.

— Yvor Winters

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