Gradientes in superbia potest Deus humiliare.
Qui marchez en pompe superbe
La Mort vng iour uous pliera.
Cõme soubz uoz piedz ployez l'herbe
Ainsi uous humiliera.
The Empress, walking with her women, is intercepted by a female Death, who conducts her to an open grave.
In an attempt to defeat death man has been inevitably obligated to defeat life, for the two are inextricably related. Life moves on to death, and to deny one is to deny the other. -- Henry Miller