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Contra los truanes.

Ottava rhima.

Los ojos bivos el cangrejo tiene,
El vientre lleno, los brašos armados,
A ti truan aqueste don conviene,
Que ansi tienes los ojos abivados,
La lengua armada, el vientre que sostiene
Muy grande carga, quando en los dorados
Palašios, grašias dišes injuriosas
Andando entre las mesas sumptuosas.


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In momentaneam felicitatem.

Transitory success

EMBLEMA CXXIIII.

Aeriam propter crevisse cucurbita pinum
Dicitur, & grandi luxuriasse coma:
C¨m ramos complexa, ipsumque egressa cacumen,
Se praestare aliis credidit arboribus.
Cui pinus, Nimium brevis est haec gloria: nam te,
Protinus adveniet, quae malŔ perdet, hiems.

A gourd, it is said, grew beside a lofty pine and flourished with abundant foliage. When it had enveloped the branches and grown taller than the tree-top, it then thought itself superior to the other trees. The pine said to it: This glory is exceedingly brief. For winter will shortly come which will utterly destroy you.


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