Friday, February 19, 2010

"Love is no pardoner"

The man who married Magdalene  
Had not forgiven her.
God might pardon every sin ...   
Love is no pardoner.

From "The Man Who Married Magdalene" by Louis Simpson

The Penitent Magdalene by (top to bottom) Guido Cagnacci, 1663; Anton Raphael Mengs, 1752; Titian, c.1532

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