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Commentary on Emblem 136
The emblem is based on an epigram in the Greek
This emblem first appeared in Alciato's second collection,
the edition of 1546. We give the illustration which first
appeared on folio 11r.
Geffrey Whitney's Choice of
Emblemes (1586) has an English imitation at page 193. You may compare the Latin
and Whitney's English in frames.
Last modified 3 February 1998