Dirce

Original Text: 
Walter Savage Landor, Gebir, Count Julian (1831).
2      With Dirce in one boat conveyed!
3Or Charon, seeing, may forget
4      That he is old and she a shade.

Notes

1] Dirce was put to death by the sons of Antiope, in revenge for her ill-treatment of their mother. Charon is the ferryman who carries the dead across the river Styx to Hades. Back to Line
Publication Start Year: 
1831
RPO poem Editors: 
H. Kerpneck
RPO Edition: 
3RP 3.3.
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