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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 73

Gratiam referendam

See heare the storke provides with tender care,
And bringeth meate, unto her hatched broode:
They like againe, for her they doe prepare,
When shee is oulde, and can not get her foode:
Which teacheth bothe, the parente and the childe,
Theire duties heare, which eche to other owe:
First, fathers must be provident, and milde,
Unto theire fruicte, till they of age doe growe:
   And children, muste with dutie still proceede,
   To reverence them, and helpe them if they neede.