Flamel, Nicolas - Uraltes chymisches Werk A Eleazer 1760 7th illustr.
Type of Spiritual Experience
"On the last leaf there was a King, with a great Fauchion, who made to be killed in his presence by some Soldiers a great multitude of little Infants, whose Mothers wept at the feet of the unpitiful Soldiers the blood of which Infants was afterwards by other Soldiers gathered up, and put in a great vessel, wherein the Sun and the Moon came to bathe themselves. And because that this History did represent the more part of that of the Innocents slain by Herod, and that in this Book I learned the greatest part of the Art".
The symbolism here is a little suspect, but the stage is obvious given it is the 'seventh day'