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Le pèlerinage de la vie humaine
France, second quarter of the 14th century
M.1038 fol. 69r

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Pèlerinage: Scene, Pilgrim with Envy, Treachery, and Slander -- Slander, holding spear upon which are pierced five (?) human ears, and Treachery, holding dagger in right hand and box in left hand, both wearing wimpled veils, are seated on back of Envy, wearing headdress, kneeling on all fours, with two spears extending from her eyes toward Pilgrim (Guillaume de Deguileville), wearing monk's habit.

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