William Butler Yeats

Veronica's Napkin

The Heavenly Circuit; Berenice's Hair; Tent-pole of Eden; the tent's drapery; Symbolical glory of thc earth and air! The Father and His angelic hierarchy That made the magnitude and glory there Stood in the circuit of a needle's eye. Some found a different pole, and where it stood A pattern on a napkin dipped in blood.

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