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Commentary on Emblem 185

The emblem is based on an epigram in the Greek Anthology 6.54.

First published in the first authorized edition of 1534. The illustration appears on page 114.

There is a French translation of this emblem by Lefevre, conventionally numbered 108 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 3 February 1998