Midnight. 'Twas dead of night, when weary bodies close Their eyes in balmy sleep, and soft repose; The winds no longer whisper through the woods, Nor murmuring Tides disturb the gentle Floods. The stars in silent order moved around, And Peace with downywinds was brooding on the ground.
Printed letterpress. 215 x 274mm. 8½ x 10¾". Cut and laid on album sheet.
Passage from John Dryden's (1631-1700) translation of 'The Aeneid' by Virgil. Dryden published 'The Works of Virgil' in 1697.
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