Althea Gyles


Illustration for the one-volume publication of Oscar Wilde’s poem, “The Harlot’s House”

“Like wire-pulled automatons,
Slim silhouetted skeletons
Went sidling through the slow quadrille,

Then took each other by the hand,
And danced a stately saraband.”

  • Oscar Wilde (homepage)
  • Text of “The Harlot’s House”
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