I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls

I dreamt that I dwelt in marble halls,
With vassals and serfs at my side.

But I also dreamt, which pleased me most,
That you lov’d me still the same.

Images: © Daniel Sannwald, styled by Stevie Westgarth with Jacob Coupe and Charlie France for Harper’s Bazaar China.
Text: From a libretto by Alfred Bunn, I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls from the opera The Bohemian Girl, Act 2. (c. 1841), set to music by Michael William Balfe.

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  1. Alexander Fredés September 3rd, 2010 - 6:53 am

    wonderful and suggestive pictures! I like them very much.

  2. Thank you Alexander

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