Quote from "The Metal Pig" (1842)

He remembered all the statues, the beautiful marble Venus, and the painted pictures too. Again he gazed at the Madonna, with St. John and the infant Jesus. They stopped before the Bronzino picture of Christ standing in the underworld with the children around Him, smiling in their sweet certainty of heaven. The poor boy smiled too, for he was in his own heaven.

Registered motifs in this quote:

  1. Jesus Christ
  2. Madonna
  3. Saint

Keywords: Child