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El Amor de la virtud.

Dialogo. Lettor. Amor.

SONETO.

L. Do estÓ tu flecha y arco di Cupido,
Con que solias clavar el tierno pecho?
Do estan tus alas, y tu fuego hecho
Para abrasar qualquier hombre našido?
Link to an image of this pageá Link to an image of this page á[G8r p111] Estas coronas tres do te an venido,
Y esotra en la cabeza? A. No ha derecho
En mi la Venus, Ó quien yo desecho,
Lettor, que no soy de ella conševido.
Yo soy aquel Amor de virtud santto
Que las almas enšiendo, y las mantengo,
Y Ó contemplar en alto las levanto.
De virtud las coronas son que tengo,
Y la de la prudenšia (por ser tanto
Su honor) en la cabeza la sostengo.[1]

Notes:

1. áThis is based on Anthologia graeca 16.201.


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EMBLEMA CLII.

Pax.

Peace

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Turrigeris humeris, dentis quoque barrus eburni[1],
Qui superare ferox Martia bella solet:
Supposuit nunc colla iugo, stimulisque subactus,
Caesareos currus ad pia templa vehit.
Vel fera cognoscit concordes undique gentes:
Proiectisque armis munia pacis obit.[2]

The elephant, with its tower-bearing shoulders and ivory tusk, a beast accustomed to dominate the conflicts of Mars with savage ravings, has now submitted its neck to the yoke: subdued by goads, it draws Caesar’s chariot to the holy temples. Even the beast recognises nations reconciled on every side, and rejecting the weapons of war, it performs the duties of peace.

Das CLII.

Frid.

Der Helffand mit seim weissen bein
Der ThŘrn tregt auff dem rucken sein
Der auch in schlachten streit und Krieg
Freidig und kŘn behelt den Sieg
Jetz aber hat er under▀ joch
Sein hal▀ gegeben und zeucht noch
Darzu de▀ Keysers Wagen rhumb
Zu der G÷tter Tempel und Thumb
Di▀ grausam Thier auch merckt zumal
Das frid sey undern V÷lckern all
Legt ab de▀ Kriegs Waffen und sterck
Und nimpt an sich de▀ frides werck.

Notes:

1. áCorrected from the errata.

2. áThis is translated from Anthologia graeca 9.285, which refers to an occasion under the Emperor Tiberius when the statue of the Deified Augustus was for the first time borne in procession in a chariot drawn by elephants.


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