The true lamb ate the paschal lamb;
the symbol hastened to enter the belly of truth.
For all the types in the holy of holies
dwelt and anticipated the one who fulfills all.
And when the symbols saw the true lamb,
they tore the curtain and stepped out to meet him.
Ephrem the Syrian
Hymn 6, verses 9-11
[Translated by J. Edward Walters. Piscataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2012]