Category Archives: cyprianism

Quote of the Day: Harriette Wilson

“You see me, madame, an honest man of five feet nine inches.” “Madame is persuaded of your five feet, but she is not so sure of your nine inches. ―From the memoirs of English Courtesan, Harriette Wilson (1786-1845)

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There is no sin

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Happy Day of Songs

Happy St. Pierre’s Day of Songs In celebration of Pierre Louys and his contribution to Cyprianism, including his authorship of The Songs of Bilitis.

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Quote of the Day: Jacqueline Carey

“All paths are present, always… and we can but choose among them.” ― Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel’s Chosen

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Happiness Lives Here

April showers, May flowers, June phallus? Seems logical to me. In the Cyprian calendar, June 2nd is a holiday with two names: Fortuna Virilis and The Feast of St. Foutin. Both have a peculiarly phallic bent. According to Burgo Partridge … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Col. Robert Green Ingersoll

“Banish me from Eden if you will, but first let me eat of the fruit of knowledge.” -Col. Robert Green Ingersoll

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Quote of the Day: William Blake

“The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom…you never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough.” -William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell As a theological writer, Blake has a sense of human “fallenness”. … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day: Isadora Duncan

“…A slender body Soft & white Is for the Service of my delight. Two sprouting breasts Round and sweet Invite my hungry Mouth to eat From when two nipples – firm and pink persuade my thirsty – soul to drink … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day – Andrew Loomis

“Don’t be afraid of the greys of nature.” – Artist Andrew Loomis (1892-1959) from a chapter on “Color” in his instructional book Creative Illustration

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Let There Be Light!

Does this look like a lamp to you? A recent article on a Cypriot Art Blog claims to shed “new light on an ancient lamp”. The lamp, from the Kent Collection (but previously owned by Thomas Sandwith) at the Harrogate Museum … Continue reading

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