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Padraic Colum (1881–1972).  Anthology of Irish Verse.  1922.
 
127. Tara Is Grass
 
By Padraic Pearse (Translated)
 
 
THE world hath conquered, the wind hath scattered like dust
Alexander, Cæsar, and all that shared their sway:
Tara is grass, and behold how Troy lieth low—
And even the English, perchance their hour will come!
 

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