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Take away the Glories and the Honours
The granite palaces of this vain world
And only give me the smile of Pain the tear of Joy
And I will erect a thousand palaces in me in which to live.
S. Melissinos (Athenian Rubaiyat)
The Poet reciting one of his poems in English - in
are the chairs where THE BEATLES sat (John Lenon's
chair on the far right).
LIFE AS A MODERN APHRODITE
OR A NEWLY BORN APOLLO.
.wear your hand made (from start to finish) leather sandals,
created by Stavros Melissinos and then hit the road that leads to Mount
Olympus - home of the Gods and their modern counterparts (today's international
celebrities), who've been wearing Melissinos' sandals for 50 years now.
O'Tool (in the center) wearing a pair of Melissinos'
sandals in this William Shakespeare production of The
National Theatre, from the 1970s.
is a photocopy of Barbara Streisand 's Travellers Cheque.
Her favourite #1 Style (“Spartan”) -which
she bought on Sept. 9th, 1989- had also been Jackie O’s
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