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Alciato's Book of Emblems

Emblem 4

One ought to rejoice in God

See how the extraordinary painter has depicted the Iliacan boy being carried through the highest stars by the bird of Jupiter. Who would believe Jupiter to be touched by youthful love? Tell us, from what has the old Maeonian fashioned these things? Judgment and understanding of God give delights to him who is believed to have been seized by Jupiter most high.