Except the famous inscription over the door - "Thy kingdom, 0 Christ, is an everlasting kingdom, and thy dominion endureth throughout all generations" - every trace of Christianity was effaced from the church at its conversion.
Dante mentions Dolcino's name (Inferno, c. xxviii.), and his memory is not yet completely effaced in the province of Novara.
The usual bands were, however, temporarily effaced in the two brilliant apparitions of 1882 by vivid rays of sodium and iron, emitted during the excitement of perihelion-passage.
Richardson the novelist, in Sir Charles Grandison, wishes there could be a Protestant nunnery in every county, " with a truly worthy divine, at the appointment of the bishop of the diocese, to direct and animate the devotion of such a society "; in 1829 the poet Southey, in his Colloquies (cxiii.), trusts that " thirty years hence this reproach also may be effaced, and England may have its Beguines and its sisters of mercy.
This earlier Marduk, however, was effaced by the reflex of the political development through which the Euphrates valley passed and which led to imbuing him with traits belonging to gods who at an earlier period were recognized as the heads of the pantheon.