“The Dripping Bodies” / Memorable Fancies #2122

[An excerpt from Social Abominations, or, The Follies of Modern Society (1895):]

“The squeamishness and prudery of earthly society, which hardly allowed some sins to be mentioned on earth, are past, and the man who was unclean and the woman who was impure will under a light brighter than a thousand noon-day suns, stand with the whole story written on scalp, and forehead, and cheek, and hands, and feet; the whole resurrection body aflame and dripping with fiery disclosures; ten thousand sepulchral, and celestial, and infernal voices crying, ‘Unclean!’ ‘‘Unclean!’ ‘Unclean.’”


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