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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 46

Varii hominum sensus


An aged dame, in reverence of the dead,
With care did place, the sculles of men shee founde,
Uppon an hill, as in a sacred bed,
But as shee toil'de, shee stumbled to the grounde:
Whereat, downe fell the heades within her lappe,
And here, and there, they ranne abowt the hill:
With that, quoth shee, no marvaile is this happe,
Since men alive, in myndes do differ still:
   And like as theise, in sunder downe do fall,
   So varried they, in their opinions all.