XL. The Soldier
He is engaged in unequal combat with Death, who simply attacks him with a bone. On the ground lie some of his demolished companions. In the distance, Death is beating a drum, and leading on a company of soldiers to battle.

Text from the 1947 Sylvan Press edition


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