Wikiquote talk:Quote of the day/August 6, 2016

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"Great deep" is the sea. Virgil (whom Tennyson admired) and other poets often used words like profundum and altum to refer to the sea ("the abyss"). Linking the last "great deep" to Mystery is fine. ~ DanielTom (talk) 11:49, 5 August 2016 (UTC)

I had been aware of that context and meaning as a primary one, in relation to Tennyson's accounts of the legends of Arthur, and in the brief period where I was devising the layout earlier, had considered using the Sea as well as Mystery as a link, and opted to use the more general context, but after seeing your suggestion to do go with one of the ideas I had briefly considered, have done so, closing with: "From the great deep to the great deep he goes."~ Kalki·· 23:58, 5 August 2016 (UTC)