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Nerval, in Cairo, to Gautier, Paris, 1843

I have already lost, kingdom after kingdom, province after province, the more beautiful half of my universe, and soon I will know of no place to find a refuge for my dreams. But it is Egypt that I most regret having lost to my imagination, now that I have placed it, sadly, in my memory.