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Alciato Emblem 160: Source in Greek Anthology 9.231 (trans Paton, III, 121-3)

Antipater of Thessalonica
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I am a dry plane-tree covered by the vine that climbs over me; and I, who once fed clusters from my own branches, and was no less leafy than this vine, now am clothed in the glory of foliage not my own. Such a mistress let a man cherish who, unlike her kind, knows how to requite him even when he is dead.