"Then rose Elaine and glided thro’ the fields, ….
So day by day she past
In either twilight, ghostlike to and fro
Gliding.” - Tennyson’s Elaine
Illustration by Gustave Doré ( 1832 – 1883)
’The Story of Elaine, the Lily Maid of Astolat’
from the Arthurian legends
collected by Sir Thomas Malory and later writers