Stanza xxvix of Leonora

A knight in William's form comes for Leonora

Artist: Daniel Maclise

Engraver: John Thompson


Source: Cameron (unnumbered pages)

Leonora, who has railed "against her God" in stanza xxv, in stanza xxvix is lured away in the dark by a knight whom she takes to be William. A huge snake is coiled around his horse, and two others twine up each side of the frame, hissing fiercely from the top.

Image capture and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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