Stanza I of Leonora

William fails to return from battle

Artist: Daniel Maclise

Engraver: John Thompson


Source: Cameron (unnumbered pages)

In stanza vii, Outside the ivy-covered arches, Leonara droops sadly amid general rejoicing and watches while others embrace their returning menfolk: "to her pale lip / No loving lip is prest." In the lower left-hand corner is a single bird: its counterpart on the right is a snake.

Image capture and text by Jacqueline Banerjee.

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