AE on Joyce 1902
George Russell (>£), in a letter to Sarah Pruser (15 August 1902). From AL, Letters, ed. Alan Denson, pp. 42-3; also in Joyce, Letters, Volume II, ed. Richard Ellmann, p. 13.
. . . I expect to see my young genius on Monday and will find out more about him. I wouldn't be his Messiah for a thousand million pounds. He would be always criticising the bad taste of his deity. . . .