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Monthly Archives: August 2007
Diving for Pearls is now closed. No further entries will be added to it, but the quotations gathered will stay here, and can be browsed by author or category.
Precious the bounteous widow’s mite; And precious, for extreme delight, The largesse from the churl: Precious the ruby’s blushing blaze, And alba’s blest imperial rays, And pure cerulean pearl. Precious the pentitential tear … Christopher Smart, ‘A Song to David’ … Continue reading
One of a series of Cheltenham & Gloucester advertisements from the 1990s/200s, featuring a boy pearl diver. The series was initiated in 1995, filmed by underwater camera specialist Mike Portelly.