Ruslan and Ludmila
‘He rides into a vale, espies a castle built on high’
Ivan Bilibin (Russian, 1876 - 1942)
...Ruslan rides far afield;
The forest wilds, the empty places,
But one habitual thought they yield,
Of Ludmila, her sweet embraces.
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