As a piece of a pomegranate are your temples behind your veil.
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Ambrose of Milan
What are the cheeks of the church of which the Scripture elsewhere says, “Your cheeks are as the bark of pomegranates”? They are the cheeks on which modesty is accustomed to shine, beauty to sparkle, on which there is either the flower of youth or the distinguished mark of perfect age. - "Consolation on the Death of Emperor Valentinian 6"
Number. The true pastors are numerous, but hirelings more so. The faithful are innumerable, and all are united in the same faith. (Worthington)
The spouse and the queens represent the more prefect; the concubines, or wives of inferior degree, those who are led by fear; and the maidens, such as are languid and negligent. (Origen)
The Roman Church is at the head of all metropolitan, episcopal, and parochial Churches. (Haydock)