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Magical rapture  Pierces my heart; Fixed is my gaze Burning with terror I reel, my heart faints and fails.
Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.

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Magical rapture
Pierces my heart;
Fixed is my gaze
Burning with terror
I reel, my heart faints and fails.

Arthur Rackham, from Siegfried & The twilight of the gods, by Richard Wagner, London, 1911.

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Illustration by Howard Pyle, to part I of The Lady of Shalott, by Alfred Lord Tennyson, New York, circa 1881. Via archive.org.

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Illustration by Howard Pyle, to part I of The Lady of Shalott, by Alfred Lord Tennyson, New York, circa 1881.
Via archive.org.

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A part of the wall crumbled with a terrible noise Virginia Frances Sterrett, from Old French Fairy Tales, by the Comtesse de Ségur.  Philadelphia, 1920. Via archive.org

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A part of the wall crumbled with a terrible noise
Virginia Frances Sterrett, from Old French Fairy Tales, by the Comtesse de Ségur. Philadelphia, 1920.
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