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  Grove of Living Gems  

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Grove of Living Gems
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"Down there," said Golg, "I could show you real gold, real silver, real diamonds."
"Bosh!" said Jill rudely. "As if we didn't know that we're below the deepest mines even here."
"Yes," said Golg. "I have heard of those little scratches in the crust that you Topdwellers call mines. But that's where you get dead gold, dead silver, dead gems. Down in Bism we have them alive and growing. There I'll pick you bunches of rubies that you can eat and squeeze you a cup full of diamond-juice. You won't care much about fingering the cold, dead treasures of your shallow mines after you have tasted the live ones of Bism."
C.S.Lewis, "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Silver Chair", Chapter 14, “The Bottom of the World”

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.Jhihmoac
09/22/11 4:05 AM GMT
Likey! faved...
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.Tootles
09/22/11 3:22 PM GMT
Ah, looks like Christmas already! Lovely glowing colours with a bit of realism as well. I thought at first those were teeth showing in the glass tree, but then I realized they were leaves. :-) Thought one of those wolves was creeping up on me...
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.Nikoneer68
09/23/11 2:47 AM GMT
This is really top notch work.
Love the clarity and color.
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Adult: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle.
::robosys
09/25/11 11:10 AM GMT
Excellent image! Beautiful colors and a great match for almost any desktop.
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.galaxygirl1
09/30/11 3:42 PM GMT
This is very impressive. Into my favs. :)
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States i've lived in Maryland, New York, Iowa and Arkansas. Hello to ya'll and you betcha i'll be back in a NY minute, lol!

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