George William Russell

Editor of the Irish Homestead

The poet George William Russell, who went by the pseudonym AE, died on this day in 1935.

Russell attended the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin. There he met the poet William Butler Yeats
Russell became the editor of The Irish Homestead.
His famous quotes include the following:

"Our hearts were drunk with aa beauty our eyes could never see."
"You cannot evoke great spirits and eat plums at the same time."

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George William Russell
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