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By Yeats, William Butler; Yeats, William Butler; McCready, Sam

ISBN-10: 0313283710

ISBN-13: 9780313283710

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666), WBY claims to have read ‘‘all Adams,’’ and he quotes him in On the Boiler (LE. 237) when discussing the theories of the French mathematician Jules Henri Poincare´ . WBY had copies of The Degradation of the Democratic Dogma, The Education of Henry Adams (two copies), and Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres in his personal library (OS. nos. 16–19). REFERENCES: Chalfant, Edward. Better in Darkness: A Biography of Henry Adams: His Second Life, 1862–91. , and Muccigrosso, Robert. Henry Adams and His World.

London: Thames & Hudson, 1992; Mac Cana, Proinsias. Celtic Mythology. Feltham, Middlesex: Newnes, 1983. 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.

In 1911, she married the drama critic of the Manchester Guardian, George Herbert Mair, and continued her acting career in England with much success. She acted with the Liverpool Repertory Theatre, with Beerbohm Tree and J. B. Fagan, and played the role of Decima in The Player Queen, premiered by the London Stage Society at King’s Hall, Covent Garden, May 1919. With the death of her husband in 1926, she returned to Ireland. There, she married actor Arthur Sinclair, and together they acted in the plays of Sean O’Casey, both at the Abbey Theatre and on tour.

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