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Alciato Emblem 24
Source in Greek Anthology 9.130 (trans Paton, III, 69)

(The Olive-tree Speaks)

I am the plant of Pallas. Why do you clasp me, ye branches of Bacchus? Away with the clusters! I am a maiden and drink no wine.