Questions tagged [island]

Questions related to Aldous Huxley's final novel Island (1962), which is a utopian counterpart to his 1932 novel Brave New World. Use this tag with the [aldous-huxley] tag.

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In Huxley's Island, what is a “bass thurible?”

And now incense was burned in a bass thurible. The old priest held up his two hands for silence, and through a long pregnant time of the most perfect stillness the thread of gray incense smoke ...