[ilds] Durrell quote

Lou Minakakis minakakisl at gmail.com
Tue May 13 19:32:01 PDT 2008

Prospero's Cell: A Guide to the Landscape and Manners of the Island of
Corcyra (Corfu) - page 96, Dutton, [c1960]

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 1:40 PM, Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>

> The following quote appeared in a travel brochure put out by Purdue
> University.  Where is it from?
> "The whole Mediterranean, the sculpture, the palm, the gold beads, the
> bearded heroes, the wine, the ideas, the ships, the moonlight, the winged
> gorgons, the bronze men, the philosophers ---all of it seems to rise in the
> sour pungent taste of these black olives between the teeth.  A taste older
> than meat, older than wine. A taste as old as cold water."
> ~Lawrence Durrell, British novelist, poet, dramatist and travel writer
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