D. (dalaruan) wrote,

gentle man

Have a closer look at Brueghel's The Triumph of Death...in the right corner you can see the knight, who's stunned, unable to unsheathe his sword, paralyzed by the Reaper's work.

Brueghel - The Triumph of Death, Detail

He could not understand. And hence he couldn't act. He's the witness. 

Klager, habe ere, Tot, habe sige. 
Mankind shall have honour, Death shall have victory. 
Johannes von Tepl, Der Ackermann und der Tod
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