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Commentary on Emblem 30

This emblem first appeared in the unauthorized edition of 1531. We give the illustration which first appeared on sig A3v. In the first authorized edition of 1534 the illustration appeared on page 9.

There is a French translation of this emblem by Lefevre, conventionally numbered 5 in the unpaged edition of Paris: Wechel, 1536 at the Glasgow University emblem site. You may compare the Latin and French in frames.

An English version of this emblem also appeared in Whitney's Choice of Emblemes (1586) on page 73. The two versions may be compared in frames.

Last modified 1 December 1996