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REFERENCES: Hill, George Birkbeck, ed. Letters of Dante Gabriel Rossetti to William Allingham, 1854–1870. London: Fisher Unwin, 1897; Marcus, Phillip L. Yeats and the Beginning of the Irish Renaissance. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 1987; Warner, Alan. William Allingham. : Bucknell University Press, 1975; Warner, Alan. ’’ Irish Booklore 2 (1976); Welch, Robert. ’’ In Irish Poetry from Moore to Yeats. : Barnes & Noble, 1980. ALMHUIN, Hill of Allen, County Kildare. It was the site of a fortress built by Nuada, the chief druid of Cahir Mo´ r, and was later associated with his descendant Fionn Mac Cumhal.

ARDRAHAN (Irish: Ard-rathain) [height of the ferns], a village on the main Galway to Limerick road. It is about eight miles north of Gort, County Galway. In the area is Tulira Castle, home of Edward Martyn, with whom WBY stayed while on a tour of Ireland during the summer of 1896. In ‘‘Dust Hath Closed Helen’s Eye’’ (MY. 26), WBY recalls an old woman from Ballylee who had seen Mary Hynes and claimed she was more beautiful than Mary Guthrie from Ardrahan. REFERENCE: McGarry, James P. Place Names in the Writings of William Butler Yeats.

356–83), WBY celebrates the pagan imagery of Spenser’s The Faerie Queen, with its references to Venus (the Roman Aphrodite) and to the gardens of Adonis. AE. See RUSSELL, GEORGE [WILLIAM]. AHERNE 7 AEACUS, son of Zeus in Greek mythology. He was known for his justice and was reputed to have ruled the Myrmidons so justly that, after his death, he was appointed a judge of the Greek underworld. In his essay ‘‘Bishop Berkeley’’ (LE. 111), WBY praises Berkeley by placing him in the pantheon with the major Greek scholars and philosophers, including Aeacus.

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