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large Siberian amathyst mounted as a jewel with diamond-set honeysuckle motifs, c. 1810. At a later date it was made the centre of this amathyst and diamond tiara in the form of vine leaves that are a witty allusion to the purple stones. The word 'amathyst' derives from the Greek amethustos, literally meaning 'not drunken', referring to the belief that an amathyst placed in a glass of wine would allow one to drink without fear of intoxication. In the lore of the ancient lapidaries, the…

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Yugen suggests that beyond what can be said but is not an allusion to another world. "To watch the sun sink behind a flower clad hill. To wander on in a huge forest without thought of return. To stand upon the shore and gaze after a boat that disappears behind distant islands. To contemplate the flight of wild geese seen and lost among the clouds. And, subtle shadows of bamboo on bamboo." - Zeami Motokiyo, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_aesthetics #Yugen #wikipedia…

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Frankly I'm not impressed with this one and the very reason I am pinning it for is to illustrate my disgust. Just because many guys like one girl doesn't mean she is a whore and it doesn't mean she is worth any less than another girl. Nor does it mean that just because she isn't as reserved as other girls it is a bad thing or she has lower self respect or standards. And this isn't a psychology fact either.

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"Hunger is the best sauce" means "when you're hungry, everything tastes good". Example: After our twenty-mile hike I ate a hamburger, and it tasted like the best food in the world. Hunger is the best sauce.

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Cette expression date du XVIe siècle, elle fait allusion à une légende de l'Antiquité où les crocodiles charmaient leurs proies par des gémissements. Une fois attirées, elles se faisaient prendre. Aujourd'hui lorsque l'on pleure pour obtenir quelque chose, cela s'appelle des larmes de crocodile. Amélie Falière : Portfolio : Illustrations enfants

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