“One crown is lacking, Prospero …”

One crown is lacking, Prospero,

My empire is my own;

Dying Alonso does not know

The diadem Antonio

Wears in his world alone.

— Antonio’s refrain, from W.H. Auden’s The Sea and the Mirror



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Photo credit: Subhrajyoti07, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0&gt;, via Wikimedia Commons

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