And I saw when the uniformed man
opened one of the files, and I heard, as it
were the noise of thunder, one of the four monitors
saying "Come and see." I saw, and
behold on the screen was a white horse: and
he that sat on him had a rifle; and a crown
was given unto him: and he went forth conquering,
and to conquer.
And when he had opened the second file, I heard
the second monitor say, Come and see.
And there went out another horse that was red:
and power was given to him that sat thereon
to take peace from the earth, and that they
should kill one another: and there was given
unto him a great missile.
And when he had opened the third file, I heard
the third monitor say, Come and see. And I beheld,
and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him
had a pair of balances in his hand.
And I heard a voice in the midst of the four
screens say, A measure of wheat for a penny,
and three measures of rice for a penny; and
see thou hurt not the oil and the coal.
And when he had opened the fourth file, I heard
the voice of the fourth monitor say, Come and
see. And I looked, and behold a pale horse:
and his name that sat on him was Death, and
nuclear fire followed with him. And power was
given unto them over the fourth part of the
earth, to kill with bullet, and with hunger,
and with death, and with the infernal machines