Watch the Sleepers

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A guard in Landsknecht attire fell asleep under the fixed stare of a king's statue
More like a picture seemeth all
Than those old portraits of old kings,
That watch the sleepers from the wall.

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Robarts Library, the Internet Archive
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Book illustrated, engraved, and printed under the supervision of George T. Andrew

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A guard in Landsknecht attire is leaning back against a wall and has fallen asleep under the fixed stare of a king’s statue adorned with a garland of flowers.

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