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There are two openings of this cave; the one, the larger, is like a cage of railings, with the gleam of an altar in the gloom beyond, a hundred burning candles, and sheaves and stacks of crutches clinging to the broken roofs of rock; the other, and smaller, and that farther from us, is an opening in the cliff, shaped somewhat like a vesica "Lourdes", Robert Hugh Benson.
It may be that it was derived from that mystical figure of a pointed oval form, the vesica piscis. "Literary and General Lectures and Essays", Charles Kingsley.
Each is subdivided into two lights with segmental round heads, supporting a vesica like opening. "Portuguese Architecture", Walter Crum Watson.

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