Patrick Kavanagh Quotes

Leafy-with-love banks and the green waters of the canal Pouring redemption for me,
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Canal Bank Walk (l. 1-2). . . Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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For this soul needs to be honoured
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Canal Bank Walk (l. 13). . . Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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O unworn world enrapture me, enrapture me in a web Of fabulous grass and eternal voices by a beech,
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Canal Bank Walk (l. 9-10). . . Norton Anthology of Modern Poetry, The. Richard Ellmann and Robert O'Clair, eds. (2d ed., 1988) W. W. Norton & Company.
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I have lived in important places, times When great events were decided,
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Epic (l. 1-2). . . Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry, The. Paul Muldoon, ed. (1986) Faber and Faber.
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Homer's ghost came whispering to my mind. He said: I made the Iliad from such A local row. Gods make their own importance.
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Epic (l. 12-14). . . Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry, The. Paul Muldoon, ed. (1986) Faber and Faber.
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On the stem Of memory imaginations blossom.
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Father Mat (l. 79-80). . . Anthology of Irish Literature, An. David H. Greene, ed. (1954) The Modern Library.
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"Take your choice, take your choice," Called the breeze through the bridge's eye. "The domestic Virgin and Her Child Or Venus with her ecstasy."
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Father Mat (l. 133-136). . . Anthology of Irish Literature, An. David H. Greene, ed. (1954) The Modern Library.
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"God the Gay is not the Wise."
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Father Mat (l. 132). . . Anthology of Irish Literature, An. David H. Greene, ed. (1954) The Modern Library.
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The knife of penance fell so like a blade Of grass that no one was afraid.
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Father Mat (l. 10-11). . . Anthology of Irish Literature, An. David H. Greene, ed. (1954) The Modern Library.
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His curate passed on a bicycle— He had the haughty intellectual look Of the man who never reads in brook or book;
Patrick Kavanagh (1905-1969), Irish poet, novelist. Father Mat (l. 30-32). . . Anthology of Irish Literature, An. David H. Greene, ed. (1954) The Modern Library.
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