Toxophilite Supreme

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The god of love can scarce be matched
In skill in shooting with his arrow:
My body is not even scratched,
And yet he’s pierced me to the marrow!

Amaru 7th – 8th century, Kashimiri

The image is copyright: Christian Mueller via Shutterstock
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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