Pippa Rathborne's CONTRAblog
myths and histories of a reluctant blogger
Saturday, 9 July 2016
If only it was a bad dream
Gustave Doré, illustration to Tennyson's Idylls of the King, 1868. Vivien leaves Merlin sleeping in the oak tree in which she has ensnared him "and the forest echoed 'fool'".