MYSTICISM IN PROSE AND VERSE
Celtic Twilight and Symbolism--Production of Land of Heart's Desire ( 1894)--A Winter in Sligo; Correspondence with Mrs. Shakespear and Visit to Lissadell--Publication of Poems ( 1895)--Arthur Symons and The Savoy
The host is riding from Knocknarea And over the grave of Clooth-na-Bare; Caoilte tossing his burning hair, And Niamh calling Away, come away: Empty your heart of its mortal dream. . . .
IN LONDON Yeats was now a minor celebrity who attracted occasional attention from the press. In March 1893 Katharine Tynan, turned journalist, called at the house in Bedford Park and reported to the Sketch that he was about to bring out his Celtic Twilight, and was engaged upon a book of "weird" stories of the Middle Ages in Ireland.
His study [she wrote] is at the back of a quaint and charming house, in which, outside the poet's den, order reigns. It opens on a little balcony, twined about and overhung with Virginia creeper. He has generally a few plants there of which he is inordinately jealous. . . . The fireplace is littered with papers. The mantelpiece is buried in layers of them. . . . The books cover a large range;