What comes to mind? Apple pie? Cup of tea? Kitchen table? I found Durrell’s homely simile as charming as surprising. And yet it looks obvious, doesn’t it?
Homely as a salt-lick.
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Source: Lawrence Durrell, Reflections on a Marine Venus (London: Faber & Faber, 1960), p. 156
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