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The Secret of the Sea

I behold that stately galley, Hear those mournful melodies; Till my soul is full of longing For the secret of the sea, And the heart of the great ocean Sends a thrilling pulse through me. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow – The secret of the Sea –

La Chambre Bleue

When I awoke, I was alone, in a small, simple room […] walls covered with printed Jouy cottons […] Alas ! I was not long to realise that I had not dreamed! I was trapped and I could not leave my room […] I saw on my dresser a note in red ink … – […]

Céladon

Celadon refers to both a colour and a type of glaze typical to China (Chinese: qingci青瓷, literally “green porcelain”) and the Far East. This green or translucent blue-gray glaze is especially popular in Asia, as it replicates the color of jade, the sacred stone.

Vénus dans le Cloître

Agnès – Ah! How pleasant is the beauty of the day! It wakes all my senses. Let us retire both in the alley to move away from the company of others. Angélique – We could not find in the whole garden a better place to walk, since the trees that surround it give us as […]

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