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Ab insomni non custodita Dracone.

They were not kept by the vigilant Dragon

Les Pommes d’or du verger des Hesperides, (les-
quelles communement sont prinses pour la Vertu) furent
emportees par Hercules: nonobstant qu’elles fussent cu-
rieusement gardees par le Dragon vigilant. Devise de
M. le R. Cardinal de Ferrare.[1]

Notes:

1.  Ippolito II d’Este, known as the Cardinal of Ferrara (as the younger brother of the Duke of Ferrara): cardinal from 1538; a diplomat active in France (d. 1572).



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