“Awake, my lute, and struggle for thy part
With all thy art.
The crosse taught all wood to resound his name,
Who bore the same.
His stretched sinews taught all strings, what key
Is best to celebrate this most high day.”—British poet George Herbert, “Easter,” in The Temple (1633)
The image accompanying this post is the painting The Resurrection of Christ, by Raphael (1499-1502).