H.J. Ford and Lancelot Speed, 1891. Edit
SO HALF-WAY FROM THE BED SHE ROSE,
AND ON HER ELBOW DID RECLINE
TO LOOK AT THE LADY GERALDINE.
From Lang's The Blue Poetry Book, a collection of poetry seeking to “put before children, and young people, poems which are good in themselves, and especially fitted to live . . . ‘on the lips of the young’”; curiously, this collection only includes Part I of Christabel.
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While not the most famous of his works, Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Gothic poem Christabel, first...