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vernicle

Veronica’s veil with Jesus’s facial image. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 107]
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Thus, Catherine's use of the "Protestant" drums in Vernicle functions for her as an affirmation of life in general rather than a celebration of one particular kind of life.
All these moments are then positively reclaimed and formalized in the final appearance of the bells (274) as part of the second movement of Vernicle, the orchestral composition that closes the novel.
But since nomen est omen, the popularity of Veronica and her vernicle was certainly increased by the false etymology.
They included the thirty pieces of silver for which Judas betrayed Christ, the cock that crowed after Peter had denied Jesus three times after his arrest, the pillar against which Christ received his flagellation, and, in most examples, the vernicle, as included in Bosch's painting.
On folio 7, at the opening of DIMEV 2577 (the Arma Christi) is a one-third page illustration of the Vernicle cloth.
18) Cador is not the only one to give thanks to God or Christ for the Roman hostilities; several other kings and knights--including Aungers (296), Beryn of Brittany (308), the King of Wales (320), Launcelot (369), and King Lot (386)--invoke the name of God and/or swear oaths by Christ and the holy vernicle that they will defeat the Romans in battle.
24) Matthews is one of the few scholars of this poem who has also suggested that Arthur's actions are improper right from the start, and that the council Arthur calls has been altered somewhat from the sources so that 'the speeches of Arthur's leaders are angry, boasting vows which, for all that they are sworn by Christ and the holy vernicle, threaten bloody revenge for Roman injuries' (The Tragedy of Arthur, p.
Instead of the morbid Catholic cult of vernicles and sudaria, he gives us a cloth of different sacramental nature, the domestic sacrament of collaborative sewing: 'A glance at the old work of our common girlhood would awaken good thoughts of by-gone days, and soften our hearts to affection and love' (p.