"Such schemes as these are nothing without numbers." So said Mr. Weston to Emma, who could hardly agree. For she preferred the original plan, that two or three more of the chosen only were to be admitted to join them.
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
More on High Crosses
This is a detail from a cross at Clonmacnoise, a beautiful Shannon-side early Christian monastic community (about 1500 years old) in County Offaly. The shepherd may be Jesus, the Good Shepherd, but it also may be a depiction of St Patrick, who is often known by his shepherd's crook.