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This is an illustration to chapter 1, verses 14-17, of the Book of Job. Blake uses as the main title the words which conclude verse 15. This is the end of the sentence which begins with verse 14 and which is inscribed in a curve across the top margin of the print. Verse 16 is inscribed in the bottom margin beneath the main title. Just above the main design is the winged figure of Satan strutting over the globe. He is flanked by the words of his reply to God when he was asked where he had been.

August 2004