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Commentary on Emblem 42

This emblem first appeared in the unauthorized edition of 1531. We give the illustration which first appeared on sig C83. In the first authorized edition of 1534 the illustration appeared on page 60.

There is a French translation of this emblem by Lefevre, conventionally numbered 56 in the unpaged edition of Paris: Wechel, 1536 at the Glasgow University emblem site. You may compare the Latin and French in frames.

Last modified 1 December 1996