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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 93b

Uxoriae virtutes

To my Sister, M. D. COLLEY.

This representes the vertues of a wife,
Her finger, staies her tonge to runne at large.
The modest lookes, doe shewe her honest life.
The keys, declare shee hath a care, and chardge,
   Of husbandes goodes: let him goe where he please,
   The Tortoyse warnes, at home to spend her daies.