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The Strong Wicked Man Dying

IV. THE STRONG AND WICKED MAN DYING

Extent of limb, a broad capacious chest, heaving in agony, and prodigious muscular force, so exerted as to portray the excruciating torments of mind and body, all contribute to give a fearful picture of the Strong and Wicked Man in the pangs of Death. His masculine soul is hurried through the casement in flame, while his daughter hides her face with horror not to be resisted, and his frantic wife rushes forward, as if resolved to share his fate.