The opposition of the addresses of the damned and the blessed soul serve as a reminder of the separation of the sinners and the righteous on Judgement Day, a distinction which is explicitly named by the blessed soul later on: 'on that famous day when the sinful are separated from the righteous.'Click for footnote The opposition of the two fates goes further, and the story of the blessed soul mirrors the address of the damned one, thus magnifying the feeling of desolation in the latter through the happiness of the former.

The blessed soul comes from 'my father's kingdom, dressed in splendour, wrapped in grace' Click for footnoteand happily seeks out its body. This body has thought about the soul's needs: 'You went hungry on earth, and so you filled me with God's body, the soul's drink. You lived in poverty, and gave me plenty of what I desired.'Click for footnote Just like the accusation of the damned soul, this praise also has a parallel in the Gospel of Matthew: 'For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:'Click for footnote

This time, the soul takes part in the body's speech at judgement: 'We will have no need to be worried at the Lord's coming, or have anxiety and mental distress over our answer, but there at the judgement we will be able in person to speak with pride of our deeds, and of what the two of us have deserved.'Click for footnote

Even though the soul now enjoys bliss and happiness, the body is still devoured by worms. But this fact is smoothed in the speech of the blessed soul. The soul immediately begins to describe the happiness awaiting both after judgement: 'After that the pair of us will be able to enjoy together whatever honours you destined us to here before, and be of high distinction in heaven.'Click for footnote

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