The Dance of Death

IX. - The Cardinal



VŠ qui iustificatis impium pro muneribus, & iustitiam iusti aufertis ab eo.

EsaiŠ v.

Mal pour uous qui iustifiez

L'inhumain, & plain de malice

Et par dons le sanctifiez,

Ostant au iuste sa iustice.

Death lifts off the Cardinal's hat as he is handing a letter of indulgence to a rich man. Luther's opponent, Cardinal Cajetan, is supposed to be represented.

Death helps us to see what is worth trusting and dying and what is a waste of time. -- J. Neville Ward