Guilty Soul

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: Guilty Soul

Description: The mourners around a deathbed are distracted as the dying man's shoul is carried off to hell by a demon, who knocks over the crucifix at the end of the bed on the way; outside the window, a demon takes the soul of a man in the midst of a meal and a man with a demon looking over his shoulder kills another in a duel, while a second demon takes the dead man's soul. The Latin superscription reads, "Guilt in the midst of passing into death ought to be avoided," and the text below "Who then breathes out his soul, sending it into the abyss? The one to whom the contagions of wickedness cling until the point of death.".

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