Tag: Talisman Lépidoptère

I know not which I love the best

The sisters glide about me hand in hand, Both beautiful alike, nor can I tell One from the other, no, nor care to tell One from the other, only know they come, They smile upon me, till, remembering all The love they both have borne me, and the love I bore them both – divided […]

The Secret of the Sea

I behold that stately galley, Hear those mournful melodies; Till my soul is full of longing For the secret of the sea, And the heart of the great ocean Sends a thrilling pulse through me. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – The secret of the Sea –

La Chambre Bleue

When I awoke, I was alone, in a small, simple room […] walls covered with printed Jouy cottons […] Alas ! I was not long to realise that I had not dreamed! I was trapped and I could not leave my room […] I saw on my dresser a note in red ink … – […]


Celadon refers to both a colour and a type of glaze typical to China (Chinese: qingci青瓷, literally “green porcelain”) and the Far East. This green or translucent blue-gray glaze is especially popular in Asia, as it replicates the color of jade, the sacred stone.

Vénus dans le Cloître

Agnès – Ah! How pleasant is the beauty of the day! It wakes all my senses. Let us retire both in the alley to move away from the company of others. Angélique – We could not find in the whole garden a better place to walk, since the trees that surround it give us as […]

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