Paris, 1862, The Damned Soul

Body and soul Pale horse

"La complainte de l'ame dampnée". Originally this image was supposed to illustrate Lazarus' description of the seventh pain of Purgatory, incontinence (lust). Reprint from 1862.
"The .vii. peyne sayde Lazarus, I haue sene a feelde ful of depe welles replenyshed with fyre and sulphre, wherout issued smoke thycke and contagious wherin all lecherous persons were tourmented incessauntly with deuyls."

Damned soul

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