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Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [E5v p74]

Contre les fraudulens.

Le Stellion[1] ha mainte noire goutte
Petit Lezard, qui dens les creux se boutte,
D’envie, & dol porte marques infames,
Las trop cogneu par les jalouses femmes:
Car qui vin boit ou estaindre l’on face
Un Stellion: lentileuse ha la face.
Ainsi par vin la beaulté effacée
La vengence est de L’amie laissée.

Nature ha mis apparentes enseignes du mal, es
bestes dangereuses, affin de s’en garder. Comme
au Stellion, petites marques & taches rousses es
parses comme estoilles, Lesquelles viennent au
visage de ceulx, & celles, qui ont beu vin ou soit
mort un Stellion. Et ainsi par telle fraude soubz
couleur de donner collation, Les jalouses fem-
mes deforment les beaulx visages de celles à qui
elles portent envie.

Notes:

1.  Latin equivalent of stellio, ‘the starred gecko’. See Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5.461 for the explanation of the name stellio.


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    Contra los engañadores.

    SEMIOTTAVA.

    Aquella lagartija que es llamada
    Stellio,[1] es d’el engaño conocida
    Señal, y de la invidia en si dañada,
    De las zelosas nueras bien sabida.

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    1.  Stellio, ‘the starred gecko’. See Ovid, Metamorphoses, 5.461 for the explanation of the name stellio.


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