The Parable of the Blind
By Inès Martin | On 12/03/2015 | Comments (0)
Pieter Bruegel the Elder, The Parable of the Blind, 1568, distemper on linen canvas, 86 cm × 154 cm (34 in × 61 in), Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy.
But he answering them, said: Every plant which my heavenly Father hath not planted, shall be rooted up. Let them alone: they are blind, and leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both will fall into the pit.
Matthew's Gospel, ch. 15 (13-14)
Poet of her face divine, Curb this over-zeal of thine! Doves wing frighted from the ground At a step's too sudden sound, And her passion is a dove, Frighted by too bold a love. Mute as marble Hermes wait By the blooming hawthorn-gate. Thou shalt see her …
A Gérôme. (No available translation) Là-bas, les muezzins ont cessé leurs clameurs. Le ciel vert, au couchant, de pourpre et d'or se frange ; Le crocodile plonge et cherche un lit de fange, Et le grand fleuve endort…
"Behold, I stand at the door and knock: if any man hear my voice and open the door, I will come in to him, and will sup with him, and he with me." Revelation (Bible), III, 20 …
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