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Stolen Child, the (1889) [Poem]
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Poem about a child taken away by the fairies, with the refrain:
Come away, O human child!
To the waters and the wild
With a faery, hand in hand,
For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.

First published in The Wanderings of Oisin and Other Poems, 1889.

Original title: The Stolen Child
Original languages: English


Genre: PoetryVerse

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry (1888) [Anthology]
      Authors: William Butler Yeats , Lady Wilde , Thomas Crofton Croker , William Allingham , Giraldus Cambrensis , William Carleton , Samuel Ferguson , Douglas Hyde , Jeremiah Joseph (J.J.) Callanan , Samuel Lover , Letitia Maclintock , Edward Walsh , Patrick Kennedy , J. Todhunter , Clarence Mangan , Ellen O'Leary , Alfred Percival Graves , Mrs. Crow , Abraham M'Coy , Samuel Carter (S.C.) Hall , Anna Maria (Mrs. S.C.) Hall
     Victorian Fairy Tale Book, the (1988) [Anthology]
      Authors: Charles Dickens , Edith Nesbit , Oscar Wilde , William Butler Yeats , James M. Barrie , Kenneth Grahame , William Makepeace Thackeray , Robert Browning , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Christina Rossetti , Mary de Morgan , John Ruskin , Henry Morley , William Allingham , Dinah Maria Mulock Craik , Ford Madox Ford
     Treasury of the Fantastic, the (2001) [Anthology]
      Authors: Lewis Carroll , M. R. James , Edgar Allan Poe , Rudyard Kipling , Emily Dickinson , Ambrose Bierce , George Gordon Byron , E. M. Forster , Nathaniel Hawthorne , Henry James , John Keats , Edith Nesbit , Mary Shelley , Alfred Tennyson , Mark Twain , H. G. Wells , Edith Wharton , Oscar Wilde , Virginia Woolf , William Butler Yeats , Lord Dunsany , Algernon Blackwood , Robert W. Chambers , Kenneth Grahame , Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu , Robert Louis Stevenson , Washington Irving , A.E. Housman , Samuel Taylor Coleridge , Charlotte Perkins Gilman , W. W. Jacobs , James Hogg , George MacDonald , Laurence Housman , Frank R. Stockton , Walter de la Mare , Christina Rossetti , Lucy Lane Clifford , Max Beerbohm , Juliana Horatia Ewing , Kenneth Morris , Margaret Oliphant , William Austin , Edward Lear , Richard Middleton , I. A. Ireland

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