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Alciati Emblematum liber

Emblema CXL

Imparilitas

Ut sublime volans tenuem secat aera falco,
  Ut pascuntur humi graculus, anser, anas:
Sic summum scandit super aethera Pindarus ingens;
  Sic scit humi tantum serpere Bacchylides.

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