Charity and Quarrels

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Charity and Quarrels

Description: A woman holding an extinguished torch kneels between two quarrelling men quarrel, each with a demon at his elbow; in a loft an extinguished candle sits on a table. The Latin superscription reads, "Contentiousness extinguishes charity," and the text below, "Would it be a small matter if I also quelled harsh words by words? From this source, wind arises and from that, the torch of love smokes.".

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