Title: He Thinks of His Past Greatness When a Part of the Constellations of Heaven

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Title: He Thinks of His Past Greatness When a Part of the Constellations of Heaven Title Record # 2048708
Author: W. B. Yeats
Date: 1898-10-00
Type: POEM
Language: English
Note: First published in The Dome, November 1898, accompanied by the following note: "Mongan, in the old Celtic poetry, is a famous wizard and king who remembers his passed lives. 'The Country of the Young' is a name in the Celtic poetry for the country of the gods and of the happy dead. The hazel tree was the Irish tree of Life or Knowledge, and in Ireland it was doubtless, as elsewhere, the tree of the heavens. The Crooked Plough and the Pilot Star are translations of the Gaelic names of the Plough and the Pole Star."
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The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats 1950-00-00 W. B. Yeats Macmillan     564 hc? coll  
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