The Dance of Death

II. - The Temptation

THE TEMPTATION.
THE TEMPTATION.

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Quia audisti vocem vxoris tuŠ, & comedisti de ligno ex quo preceperam tibi ne comederes, &c.

Genesis iii.

ADAM fut par EVE deceu

Et contre DIEV mangea la pomme,

Dont tous deux ont la Mort receu,

Et depuis fut mortel tout homme.

Eve, having received an apple from the serpent, prompts Adam to gather more.

Death: a trick played by the inconceivable on the conceivable. -- Paul Valery

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