Prelates wear the purple which symbolises martyrdom: But who on earth has heard lately of the martyrdom of a Cardinal?
How perfectly the type, in this respect, then, symbolises sin!
Poor Pierrot is exhibited in a state of suspension, as hanging from the inverted letter L (Γ), which symbolises the fatal tree.
But I know that this is a form which pleases thee, which symbolises thy nobleness!
This symbolises the miraculous relighting of the taper after the devil had extinguished it.
The curtain, which symbolises the sanctuary, still hangs behind the throne, but the gold background is abandoned.
For the eastern poet he symbolises strength, grace and symmetry.
Horn generally symbolises power; here it symbolises a king of peculiar power, Daniel tells us.
The weird mediaeval dream of the anti-Christ, drawn from Apocalyptic literature, symbolises this occult possibility.
They came from seeing the symbol with the most vivid clarity and being blind to all that it symbolises.