Théophile Gautier

“Those horses must have been Spanish jennets, born of mares mated with a zephyr; for they went as swiftly as the wind, and the moon, which had risen at our departure to give us light, rolled through the sky like a wheel detached from its carriage...”


Théophile Gautier, Clarimonde
tags: horses, moon, travel
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