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Whitney's Choice of Emblemes 218b

Mulier umbra viri

Our shadowe flies, if wee the same pursue:
But if wee flie, it followeth at the heele.
So, he throughe love that moste dothe serve, and sue,
Is furthest off his mistresse harte is steele.
   But if hee flie, and turne awaie his face,
   Shee followeth straight, and grones to him for grace.