In Atlantic City, Where They Wed the Sea With Rings

I never knew that was a) not solely a Venetian tradition and b) tied to the Assumption of Our Lady! Super-fascinating.

Here’s the great Robert Browning poem, “A Toccata of Galuppi’s.” You’ll see that I misremembered it in the title of this post. Oh well.

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