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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations. 1989.

NUMBER: 1866
AUTHOR: George William Russell (1867–1935)
QUOTATION: And see the confluence of dreams
That clashed together in our night,
One river born of many streams
Roll in one blaze of blinding light!
ATTRIBUTION: GEORGE WILLIAM RUSSELL (AE), “Salutation,” last stanza.—Kathleen Hoagland, 1000 Years of Irish Poetry, p. 617 (1947).

This was written for those who took part in the Irish rebellion against England, 1916.