The Rope

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    [...] I have great comfort from this fellow: methinks he hath no drowning mark upon him; his complexion is perfect gallows. Stand fast, good Fate, to his hanging: make the rope of his destiny our cable, for our own doth little advantage. If he be not born to be hanged, our case is miserable. [...]
    [...] L’aspetto di costui mi riconforta: sulla faccia non ha marcato il crisma d’uno che deve morire affogato; piuttosto d’uno nato pel capestro; e tu, destino amico, per favore, non desistere più da tal proposito, e fa’ che la sua corda d’impiccato sia la gomena nostra di salvezza, perché credo davvero che la nostra questa volta non ci sarà d’aiuto. Se quello non è nato per la forca, allora il nostro caso è disperato [...]

    -- Excerpt from "The Tempest" by William Shakespeare, 1611

    Eolian islands, Italy (September, 2004)

    Slightlynorth, Original Thought, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. RijkV Fotografie© [deleted] 93 months ago | reply

      GREAT work, Ricardo, BELLA !!!

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      Please tag "SearchTheBest".

    2. fantartsy JJ *2013 year of LOVE!* 93 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Eye Candy Art Post, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

    3. Greg Bal Images 93 months ago | reply

      Great composition, detail, and color. Well-seen.

    4. Glockenblume 93 months ago | reply

      Great idea!
      Your image shows the beauty of simple things!

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    5. ricofqm 93 months ago | reply

      Amazing texture details and great crop !!

    6. lilacwhispers 93 months ago | reply

      Wonderful photograph which fits the verse from The Tempest.

    7. Gigapic 93 months ago | reply

      Congratulations !!
      Your photo has received 10 or more Flickr Hearts!!
      You may now post it to the Super Hearts group pool.

    8. Rana___ 93 months ago | reply

      great capture

    9. Zazika 93 months ago | reply

      Great shot as always.

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    11. IH1969 [deleted] 93 months ago | reply

      Colourful and original. A work of art.

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