What makes for a promised land?  Name the elements you would choose.  This one has three timeless components, and is rosy-dawn luminous.

‘… the Promised Land, made up of dew, wind and age-old human desires, and illuminated like a rose by the dawn.’

See also an airy metaphor for the Land of Canaan.


Source: Nikos Kazantzakis, The Last Temptation, trans. P.A. Bien (London: Faber and Faber, 1983), p. 13

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