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Grace doit estre rendue.

La Cigoigne est tresnoble par pitié,
Ces petitz nudz nourrit en amytie,
Les esperant rendre telle charesse,
Quand d’eulx aura besoing en sa vieillesse:
À quoy ne fault sa bonne geniture,
Qui la soustient, & donne nourriture.[1]

Les bestes brutes monstrent aux hommes à rendre à leurs
peres & meres, la vie & nourriture d’iceulx receue.

Notes:

1.  See Pliny, Natural History 10.32.63: cranes care for their parents’ old age in their turn. See also Aelian, De natura animalium 3.23.


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