The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion 1839

The Conversation of Eiros and Charmion 1839

Poe, Edgar Allan

Language: English

Publisher: Edgar Allan Poe

Published: Jan 1, 1839

Words: 2046
Pages: 7


EIROS. Why do you call me Eiros? CHARMION. So henceforth will you always be called. You must forget, too, my earthly name, and speak to me as Charmion. EIROS. This is indeed no dream! CHARMION. Dreams are with us no more;—but of these mysteries anon. I rejoice to see you looking life-like and rational. The film of the shadow has already passed from off your eyes. Be of heart and fear nothing. Your allotted days of stupor have expired; and, tomorrow, I will myself induct you into the full joys and wonders of your novel existence. **