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Writer’s Quote Wednesday // William Allingham

Loved this quote entry for the Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge hosted by Colleen Chesesbro and me. Seriously, an excellent quote.


Hello dear readers, and welcome to the middle of the week. If you are feeling a little run down, if Friday is feeling a little too far away, I encourage you to check out Writer’s Quote Wednesday, a weekly event hosted by Colleen at Silver Threading. My contribution for the week is from the Irish poet William Allingham.

433409William Allingham was born on 19 March 1824 in the little port of Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland.

He was a poet, diarist and editor, and achieved a moderate level of fame during his lifetime, writing several volumes of lyric verse, and his poem The Faeries was much anthologised. He is best remembered, though, for his posthumously published diary, which was edited by his wife, Helen Allingham, a well-known water-colorist and illustrator and 24 years younger than him. The diary details his entertaining encounters with Alfred Tennyson, Thomas Carlyle, and…

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