And they all dead did lie

Willy Pogány

c. 1910

Watercolor

6 3/4 x 4 1/2 inches; with border: 7 1/2 x 5 1/16 inches

From Coleridge's The Rime of the Ancient Mariner:

Alone, alone, all, all alone,
     Alone on a wide wide sea!
And never a saint took pity on
     My soul in agony.

The many men, so beautiful!
     And they all dead did lie:
And a thousand thousand slimy things
     Lived on: and so did I.



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