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.
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.
The cherub upon which he rides when he flies on the wings of the wind (Ps.
To meet this requirement, Walker in 1878 introduced the Cherub FIG.
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.
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.
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.
The cherub-images, where such occur, represent to the imagination the supernatural bearers of Yahweh's throne or chariot, or the guardians of His abode; the cherub-carvings at least symbolize His presence, and communicate some degree of His sanctity.
- The Cherub Log.
The first, under the command of Captain David Porter, went on to the Pacific, where she did great injury to British trade, till she was captured off Valparaiso by the British frigate "Phoebe" (38) and the sloop "Cherub" (24) on the 28th of March 1814.