Yeats

W.B.Yeats, the great poet, senator and patriot is a presence and point of reference in the 'Rising' chapter which concludes the second book of Rutherfurd's Irish saga. The story also includes a memorable encounter with the woman he loved, Maud Gonne.




 

 

 

Did You Know?
The first leap year in the modern sense was in 1752 in Britain, with the adoption of the Gregorian calendar by Britain and her colonies. This was not the first time leap years had been used; the Julian calendar used before 1752 had a simpler system of leap years, and The Islamic calendar Al-Hijra also has an extra day added to the 12th month Zul Hijja on leap years.




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