Once, in a dream, I saw a great church with a long narrow door,
and behind it rose a green hill. There was a garden on the top with
arches cut in box. The rooks cawed overhead. As I walked at the
foot of the hill I came to the church-yard, where many lilies grew; and
close by the church door was a sandstone tomb with two figures carved
on it. A foot of one of them began to wag.
Suddenly on the left there was a sound of solemn music—and many
spirits floated by. Mild faces had they; and every one carried a red
heart from which dropped a pearl—hung by a golden chain.
Then passing by they disappeared into the long blue door of the
Smith, Pamela Colman. Untitled. [“Once in a Dream”], illustrated by Pamela Colman Smith. The Green Sheaf, No. 2, 1903, p. 5. Green Sheaf Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Yellow Nineties 2.0, Toronto Metropolitan University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2022. https://1890s.ca/GSV2-smith-dream/ >