hauntedgardenbook:

Ariel. John Anster Fitzgerald (1832-1906). In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Ariel is a spirit of the air who had been imprisoned in a tree (a “cloven pine”) by the witch Sycorax. The magician Prospero releases Ariel, and binds the spirit to serve him.

hauntedgardenbook:

Ariel. John Anster Fitzgerald (1832-1906).

In Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Ariel is a spirit of the air who had been imprisoned in a tree (a “cloven pine”) by the witch Sycorax. The magician Prospero releases Ariel, and binds the spirit to serve him.