William Allingham


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William Allingham
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BirthplaceBallyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland
Died
NationalityIrish
Occupation
poet, scholar

Allingham, William,

1824–89, English poet, b. Donegal, Ireland. He is best known for his short lyrics, most notably "The Fairies," beginning "Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen."
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Thus, Lounsberry interweaves her close readings of Woolf's early diaries with equally close readings of the fifteen diaries Woolf read during the period (those by Sir Walter Scott, Fanny Burney, Samuel Pepys, William Johnson Cory, James Boswell, William Allingham, Lady Dorothy Nevill, Lady Charlotte Bury, Elizabeth Lady Holland, Dr.
In 1854, Elizabeth Siddal began to plan paintings of "Clerk Saunders" and several other ballads from Walter Scott's Minstrelsy of the Scottish Border (1803), intending them for an illustrated ballad collection to be edited by William Allingham.
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One inspiration for Yeats was William Allingham, who specialised in emigrant verse; he had come to England in the 1850s and was closely involved in the literary and artistic networks around Tennyson and the pre-Raphaelites.
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