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Poets and Dreamers: Studies and Translations from the Irish (The Coole edition)

Gregory, Lady, Hyde, Douglas

Published by Colin Smythe Ltd
ISBN 10: 0900675357 / ISBN 13: 9780900675355
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Title: Poets and Dreamers: Studies and Translations...

Publisher: Colin Smythe Ltd

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

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1974. Hardcover. 8vo.Good clean copy in dustwrapper. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # KEX0274315

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Product Description: One winter afternoon as I sat by the fire in a ward of Gort Workhouse, I Hstened to two old women arguing about the merits of two rival poets they had seen and heard in their childhood. One old woman, who was from Kilchreest, said :R aftery hadnt a stim of sight; and he travelled the whole nation; and he was the best poet that ever was, and the best fiddler. It was always at my fathers house, opposite the big tree, that he used to stop when he was in Kilchreest. I often saw him ;but I didnt take much notice of him then, being a child ;it was after that I used to hear so much about him. Though he was blind, he could serve himself with his knife and fork as well as any man with his sight. I remember the way he used to cut the meat across, like this. Callinan was nothing to him.
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