Title: The Host of the Air

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Title: The Host of the Air Title Record # 1669226
Author: W. B. Yeats
Date: 1893-11-00
Type: POEM
Language: English
Note: First published in The Bookman, November 1893, with the title "The Stolen Bride" and the following note: "I heard the story on which this ballad is founded from an old woman at Balesodare, Sligo. She repeated to me a Gaelic poem on the subject, and then translated it to me. I have always regretted not having taken down her words, and as some amends for not having done so, have made this ballad." The title "The Host of the Air" was used in the 1950 Collected Poems and is how the poem is usually referred to subsequently.
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1893 The Host of the Air [as by William Butler Yeats]

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Title Date Author/Editor Publisher/Pub. Series ISBN/Catalog# Price Pages Format Type Cover Artist Verif
The Book of Fairy Poetry 1920-00-00 ed. Dora Owen Longmans, Green and Co.     x+
180
hc? anth Warwick Goble Checkmark
The Collected Poems of W. B. Yeats 1950-00-00 W. B. Yeats Macmillan     564 hc? coll  
Irish Stories and Folklore: A Collection of Thirty-Six Classic Tales 2018-02-06 ed. Stephen Brennan Skyhorse Publishing 978-1-5107-2564-5 $16.99 301 tp? anth Checkmark
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