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 Monumental Figures.Monumental Figures. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Monumental Figures.
 
No. 2.   1
   Figures with their hands on their breasts, and chalices, represent priests.   2
   Figures with crozier, mitre, and pontificals, represent prelates.   3
   Figures with armour represent knights.   4
   Figures with legs crossed represent either crusaders or married men.   5
   Female figures with a mantle and large ring represent nuns.   6
 


 Monumental Figures.Monumental Figures. 

 
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