Following the lance bearer and preceding the Grail maiden came two handsome young men, each carrying at least ten candles in a branched candlestick of gold inlaid with black enamel.
Candles were costly, and the radiance cast by twenty of them at once must have seemed extremely brilliant nocturnal illumination before the advent of electric, gas-, or limelight.
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