Twin Peaks Usenet Archive
Subject: Pete's Yeats quote
From: loren@rutabaga.Rational.COM (Loren Rosen)
Date: 1991-01-14, 15:30
In the 1/12 episode Pete quotes from the Irish poet William Butler Yeats in
a toast to Catherine. But he omits two lines from the poem, and in so doing
substantially alters the meaning of the excerpt. Here's the entire poem:
A DRINKING SONG
Wine comes in at the mouth
And love comes in at the eye;
That's all we shall know for truth
Before we grow old and die.
I lift my glass to my mouth,
I look at you, and I sigh.
-- Loren Rosen, the token irrationalist at ...
Rational, 3320 Scott Blvd. Santa Clara Ca. 95054