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’],” The Green Sheaf vol. 2, 1903, p. 5. Green Sheaf Digital Edition, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, 2021. Yellow Nineties 2.0, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities, 2021. https://1890s.ca/GSV2-smith-dream/