stanzas describe the two main words, and each subsequent stanza one
No. II. was written after seeing Miss Ellen Terry perform in the
play of "Hamlet." In this case the first stanza describes the two
No. III. was written after seeing Miss Marion Terry perform in Mr.
Gilbert's play of "Pygmalion and Galatea." The three stanzas
respectively describe "My First," "My Second," and "My Whole."]
THERE was an ancient City, stricken down
With a strange frenzy, and for many a day