I dreamed I saw St Augustine,
Alive with fiery breath,
And I dreamed I was amongst the ones
That put him out to death.
Oh, I awoke in anger,
So alone and terrified,
I put my fingers against the glass
And bowed my head and cried.
—Bob Dylan, “I Dreamed I Saw St Augustine” (1967)
Piranesi’s engraving of the Arco di Portogallo
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