Monday, 29 July 2013

A House of Pomegranates.

"Embroidered couch, wild-eyed, open mouthed, woodland Faun.
Porphyry, bright. Anodyne. Fluttering ribands. Greek gem, carved in the figure of Adonis.
Moonlight, silver image, Endymion.

Procuring the rare and costly materials. To the North Seas to traffic for amber. To Egypt for curious green turquoise, found only in tombs of kings. Persia for silken carpets, India for stained ivory, moonstones, jade. Robe of tissued gold, ruby-studded crown, rows and rings of pearls."

The Young King, Oscar Wilde

A few phrases/ lines of a sweet little Oscar Wilde book I picked up.


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