Good and Evil

Secular vs Religious

There is in every village a torch – the teacher:
and an extinguisher – the clergyman.


The Old Lamplighter
by Charles Tobias

If there were sweethearts in the park
He’d pass a lamp and leave it dark.
He made the night a little brighter
Wherever he would go.
The old lamplighter of long, long ago.

Venetian Lamplighter

Venetian Lamplighter
Maxfield Parrish
Oil on panel
Private collection
Copyright © by Maxfield Parrish.

Inspired by Victor Hugo

Esmeralda and Phoebus Surprised by Claude Frollo
Auguste Couder
Oils on canvas
circa 1800’s

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