1867–1935. Irish writer and editor.
At a Glance
Dawn (1906 poem)
Still as the holy of holies breathes the vast
Within its crystal depths the stars grow dim;
Fire on the altar of the hills at last
Burns on the shadowy rim. (lines 1–4)
Rilla of Ingleside, chapter 5 (“an altar of the hills”).
A.E., By Still Waters: Lyrical Poems Old and New (Dundrum: The Dun Emer Press, 1906), pp. 6–7. Online at https://archive.org/details/bystillwaterslyr00aeae/.