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EMBLEMA CLX.

In aulicos.

On Courtiers

Vana Palatinos quos educat[1] aula clientes,
Dicitur auratis nectere compedibus.

The court, so full of vanities, supports the palace entourage, but binds them with fetters of gold, it is said.

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Das CLX.

Von Hofschrantzen.

Die sich an der Fürsten Höf thon
Und gut leben vermein zu hon
Die spricht man daß sie seind verstrickt
Und mit gülden fesseln verwickt.

Notes:

1.  Textual variant: ‘ducat’.


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  • (personifications of) 'Vanitas', the vanity of human life; Fragilit� humana, Fugacit� delle grandezze & della gloria mondana, Meditatione della morte, Opera vana, Piacere vano, Vana gloria, Vanit� (Ripa) [11R5] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • royal household; courtiers, retinue, train [44B152] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • Restriction, Limitation (+ emblematical representation of concept) [51EE11(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass

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