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The Lake Isle of Innisfree – Styled with CSS

The Poem:

The Lake Isle of Innisfree


Photo by Oliver Dixon [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

William Buttler Yates

Read by William Butler Yates

I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,
And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made:
Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee,
And live alone in the bee-loud glade.

And I shall have some peace there, for peace comes dropping slow,
Dropping from the veils of the morn to where the cricket sings; 
There midnight’s all a glimmer, and noon a purple glow, 
And evening full of the linnet’s wings.  

I will arise and go now, for always night and day,
I hear lake water lapping with low sounds by the shore;
While I stand on the roadway, or on the pavements grey, 
I hear it in the deep heart’s core. 

The CSS :

h1 {font-family: “Monotype Corsiva”, Harrington, Jokerman;
color: #0A2A0A;
}
h2 {font-family: “Monotype Corsiva”, Harrington, Jokerman;
color: #FC340C;
}
h3 {
font: italic 1.5em sans-serif;
letter-spacing: 1px;
color: #600404;
}
a:link {
font-weight: bold;
color: #B7A5DF;
text-decoration: none;
}
a:visited {
font-weight: bold;
color: #D4CDDC;
text-decoration: none;
}
a:hover, a:focus, a:active {
text-decoration: underline;
color: #9685BA;
}
body {
font: 70% georgia, sans-serif;
line-height: 1.5em;
color: #4C0A0A;
margin: 1em;
padding: 2em;
}
p {
margin-top: 1em;
text-align: justify;
color: #8D1515;
}
pre {background:#f8f9c5;
}

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