August 17, 2010

Listen Listen Said the Mermaid to the Prince

Lying stretched on a bed of seaweeds at the bottom of the sea. ‘Listen! that is your old love playing, for mermaids know everything that happens upon earth.’

The Brown Fairy Book, by Andrew Lang
1904, illustrator H. J. Ford
from Project Gutenberg


Ms. Moon said...

He looks disinterested.

downtown guy said...

Typical, just lying around.