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Que el que en mal anda en tal acaba.

Ottava rhima.

Llevava Ó un escorpion un cuervo assido,
Don conveniente a su gula atrevida,
Porque de su mortal veneno herido
(Como lo mereši˛) perdi˛ la vida.
O caso digno de ser bien reido,
Que con la muerte que estÓ aperšebida
Para otro, muere aquel quela apercibe,
Y por su proprio mal mas mal recibe.[1]

Notes:

1. áThis is based on Anthologia graeca 9.339. See Erasmus, Adagia 58, Cornix scorpium, where the Greek epigram is again translated.


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Vis Amoris.

Love’s might

LXXIII.

Aligerum fulmen fregit Deus aliger, igne
Dum demonstrat uti est fortior ignis Amor.[1]

The winged god has broken the winged thunderbolt, showing that there is a fire more powerful than fire - and that is Love.

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Krafft der Lieb.

LXXIII.

Der klain Cupido einen plitz
Mit seinem pfeyl und fewr zerspalt:
Soelchs weyst, das Lieb hat so gro▀ hitz,
Das im wider stat kain gewalt:
Es sey ein mensch jung oder alt,
So im der knab ungnedig ist,
Bethort und nart in gar bald,
Und darfur hilfft kain macht, noch list.

Notes:

1. áThis is a translation of Anthologia graeca 16.250.


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