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Que no se deven hazer mal los
semejantes.

DIMETROS IAMBOS.

Por que con tal violéncia
(Di Progne cruelissima?)
Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [I3v p134] A la çigarra aprémias
A tus hijos llevándola?[1]  [M]
Siendo aves tan similimas,
Tu musica, ella música,
Tu huespeda, ella huéspeda,
Tu que el verano annúncias,
Tambien ella anunciándole.
No la maltrates déxala,
Que los de un mesmo officio
No es bien hazerse injúria.

[Marginalia - link to text]Golondrina.

Notes:

1.  The reference is to the legend of Procne’s metamorphosis into a swallow. See [A49a187]. For swallows catching cicadas, see Aelian, De natura animalium 8.6.


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