Friday, 12 May 2017

Quotes 2017 #133

"In the great square before the mosque, the perishable products of the island were piled in blazing array: baskets of enormous gold pomegranates, tons upon tons of fresh-gathered olives awaiting the auction block and oil press, great branches of rich red dates, little hillocks of bright oranges, huge oily lemons competing with the splash of tangerines for brightest hue."

Richard Halliburton, The Glorious Adventure.