The former bears a general resemblance to the Cherub log, but the dial plate is horizontal and the faces turn upwards.
Probably the cherub has passed through several phases.
Potiori, § 20.9 De Cherub., § '10.
To meet this requirement, Walker in 1878 introduced the Cherub FIG.
II represents the arrangement fitted to the Neptune log; with the Cherub log, a small piece of line is introduced between the governor and the eye of the register.
One naturally infers from this that the "cherub" was sometimes viewed as a bird.
At any rate the cherub was suggested by and represents the stormcloud, just as the sword in Gen.
14 each cherub has four faces, a view tastefully simplified in the Johannine Apocalypse (Rev. iv.
There was a mythic bird-cherub, and then perhaps a winged animal-form, analogous to the winged figures of bulls and lions with human faces which guarded Babylonian and Assyrian temples and palaces.
10) we find "upon a cherub" parallel to "upon the wings of the wind" (cp. Isa.
18) the cherub has two faces (a man's and a bird's), but in i.
- The Cherub Log.