Twin Peaks Usenet Archive

Subject: Re: White Horse
From: timr@sco.COM (Bad Hurts Value)
Date: 1990-12-09, 09:28
Reply-to: timr (green butt skunk)

In article <47941@eerie.acsu.Buffalo.EDU> writes:
> >In article <27810005@hprpcd.HP.COM>, jimh@hprpcd.HP.COM (Jim Hickey) writes...
>> >>...Correct me if I am wrong (and I'm sure you will), but in the
>> >>Book of Revelations there are different colored horses symbolizing different
>> >>things (red, blue, grey, etc).  The white horse symbolized evil.  I also 
>> >>remember much talk of fire.
>> >>C'mon, there's gotta be someone out there that can help us out with the
>> >>details...
> >
> >'And I looked,and behold,a white horse,
> > And he who sat on it had a bow;And a 
> > crown was given to him; and he went
> > out conquering,and to conquer.
> >
> >                --Revelations 6:2

i think the horse probably symbolizes Sarah's being drugged, but
more to the point of your query is:

'Behold a pale horse: and his name that sat on him was Death,
 and Hell followed with him.'

                 --Revelations 6:8

from whence Milton's "Death...on his pale horse." comes.

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