(a man is lying on the floor)
That is Ubertino de Casale... one of the
Ubertino... it's William. William of
William...? No. No. William is dead.
William, my son... forgive me.
We had lost trace of you for so long.
I tried very hard to be forgotten.
When we heard of your troubles... I prayed
to our Virgin for a miracle.
Then your prayers met with a favorable
This is my young novice, Adso of Melk.
education and welfare.
You must get him out of here at once!
Have you not heard, the devil is hurling
beautiful boys out of windows?
There was something feminine...
one who died. He had the eyes of a girl
seeking intercourse with the devil.
Beware of this place. The beast is still
among us. I can sense him now, here...
within these very walls. I'm afraid,
William... for you, for me... for the
outcome of this debate.
Oh, my son. The times we live in. But
(looks up at the Blessed Mary)
She's beautiful, is she not?
When the female... by nature, so perverse...
becomes sublime by holiness, then she can
(says in Latin)
"Beautiful are the breasts that protrude
but a little."
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