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VIRTUE & SIN
SYMBOLS
A plethora of images
throughout psychological
texbooks and spiritual
writings depict foibles and
failures of virtue & sin
through woodcuts and
vignettes or allegorical
examples,

The common typications of
Snake, Sword-Wielding Saint,
Wise Man, Folly, Mask, Apple
of Eve, or Tower of Babel
embody breadths of
signifcance both recundite
and treacherous

Here is depicted an image of
initial sin, 'spilt milk' evoking
both 'loss of white' or purity
and incaution or haste; white
also has a coloric property of
melange indicating the
unknown or certain results
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