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A golden bell and a pomegranate, a golden bell and a pomegranate, upon the hem of the robe roundabout.

And if, dear my reader, you can tell me where that’s from, can pick and pin it to its origins… well, I shall be very much impressed.1

  1. The passage is from the King James version of Exodus 28:34. The Vulgate version is interesting, too, with its Punic (or purple) apples (or quinces, lemons, or … pomegranates?):

    ita ut tintinabulum sit aureum et malum rursumque tintinabulum aliud aureum et malum punicum


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