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Commentary on Emblem 178

This emblem first appeared in the unauthorized edition of 1531. We give the illustration which first appeared on sig C3v. In the first authorized edition of 1534 the illustration appeared on page 49.

There is a French translation of this emblem by Lefevre, conventionally numbered 45 in the unpaged edition of Paris: Wechel, 1536 at the Glasgow University emblem site. You may compare the Latin and French in frames.

Geffrey Whitney's Choice of Emblemes (1586) has an English imitation at page 138a. You may compare the Latin and Whitney's English in frames.

Last modified 3 February 1998