Death, An Appointment

To love here on Earth,

Is indeed to prepare the way for sorrow,

for all who love must be parted,

by the great appointment.

~ From Sermons of Consolation by F.W. P. Greenwood, 1847 ~

Wenzel von Olmutz after Master of the Housebook, The Lovers, c. 1490, engraving, Rosenwald Collection