sequence and consequence

Ah, love, let us be true
To one another! for the world, which seems
To lie before us like a land of dreams,
So various, so beautiful, so new,
Hath really neither joy, nor love, nor light,
Nor certitude, nor peace, nor help for pain ...
From Dover Beach, by Matthew Arnold.

Image from Eunice Golden's Sequence and Consequence, 1973. Found here.