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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 36

Durum telum necessitas

Necessitie doth urge, the Popinjaye to prate,
And birdes, to drawe their bucketts up, and picke theire meate through, grate:
Which warneth them, whoe needes must eyther serve, or pine:
With willing harte, no paines to shunne, and freedome to resigne.