[ US /ˈjeɪts/ ]
  1. Irish poet and dramatist (1865-1939)
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How To Use Yeats In A Sentence

  • W.B. Yeats connection with the house is tenuous indeed and hangs by the slender thread of his infatuation with Con and Eva.
  • He shares with Paul, and other heroes out of Irish legend who appear in Yeats's plays, the doom that must attend an unconforming spirit.
  • From his makeshift grave in France and the disarrangement of his bones, Yeats arrived in precisely the setting he had always intended, a setting he had already dramatized as his final resting-place.
  • Maud Gonne was the muse of W.B. Yeats, the Irish poet.
  • When in 1929 Sean O'Casey submitted his newest play, The Silver Tassie, at his usual stomping ground, the Abbey Theatre, co-founder W. B. Yeats looked it over and said a resounding no. David Finkle: First Nighter: Sean O'Casey's Silver Tassie a Challenging Lincoln Center Festival Puzzle
  • When it opened in 1904 the theatre's foyer was hung with portraits by John Butler Yeats and since that time the collection has grown to over sixty works by several renowned artists.
  • The word "ancient," for instance, suggesting a certain millennial endurance, is repeatedly applied to Yeats's habits, opinions, and friendships, often when they are no more than fifteen or twenty years old—as though Yeats were an epoch in himself and made the terminology exact in the grandeur of proportion.
  • He was self-educated and co-founded the Yeats summer school, though he had no interest that I know of in Yeats.
  • Yeats painted the little scene across both front and back of a paper envelope which was then stamped and franked when he posted it to John Masefield in 1905.
  • The family was forced to move, and Yeats sent Lady Gregory a few choice words about his idolized beloved.
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