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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