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Close to the Edge: Love and Constantine “Down at the edge, close by a river, Close to the edge, round by the corner, Close to the end, down by the corner, Down at the edge, round by the river.” The lyrics encapsulate the shadowy and slender figure of Constantine as he stood on the Bridge of Milvia, overlooking the Tiber river. He had just reached one more milestone in his quest towards becoming the emperor of the world. An age old enemy had been vanquished. Maxentius was finally defeated, and Constantine was now the ruler of Rome. “In her white lace, you could clearly see the lady sadly looking, Saying that she’d take the blame, For the crucifixion of her own domain.” The visions of Mary were as clear as the river he was looking down upon. Constantine could see her face, sorrowful because she had never gotten to experience the extreme pleasure of coitus, and was now remembered by history as “The Virgin” Mary. In many ways,
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