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George William Russell

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Our hearts were drunk with a beauty Our eyes could never see.

— George William Russell

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Forgive me, Spirit of my spirit, for this, that I have found it easier to read the mystery told in tears and understood Thee better in sorrow than in joy.

— George William Russell

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You can't evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time.

— George William Russell

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Ah, to think how thin the veil that lies Between the pain of hell and Paradise.

— George William Russell

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Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality.

— George William Russell

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Seek on earth what you have found in heaven.

— George William Russell

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Twilight, a timid, fawn, went glimmering by, and Night, the dark-blue hunter, followed fast.

— George William Russell

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We may fight against what is wrong, but if we allow ourselves to hate, that is to insure our spiritual defeat and our likeness to what we hate.

— George William Russell

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During the 1913 Dublin Lock-out he wrote an open letter to the Irish Times criticizing the attitude of the employers then spoke on it in England and helped bring the crisis to an end. Poetry
Voices of the Stones (MacMillian 1925)
Homeward Songs by the Way (Dublin: Whaley 1894)
The Earth Breath and Other Poems (NY&London: John Lane 1896)
The Nuts of Knowledge (Dublin: Dun Emer Press 1903)
The Divine Vision and Other Poems (London: Macmillan; NY: Macmillan 1904)
By Still Waters (Dublin: Dun Emer Press 1906)
Deirdre (Dublin: Maunsel 1907)
Collected Poems (London: Macmillan 1913) (2nd. He is buried in Mount Jerome Cemetery Dublin.

George William Russell (10 April 1867 – 17 July 1935) who wrote with the pseudonym Æ (sometimes written AE or A. ) was an Irish nationalist writer editor critic poet and artistic painter.

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