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Les biens des prodigues mal
employéz.

Sur un hault roch, faict d’un mont sec & maigre:
Fruictz sans saveur porte le figuier aigre.
Que mangent tous corneilles, & corbeaux
Au genre humain inutiles oyseaux.
Ainsi Putains, flateurs, mangent le bien
Des riches folz, & les bons n’en ont rien.[1]

Des biens du riche fol personne
ne s’en sent sinon, Canailles, Mac-
quereaulx, Putains, & flateurs.

Notes:

1.  This is based on an idea in Anthologia Graeca, 12.185.


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    Les biens des prodigues mal
    employéz.

    Sur un hault roch, faict d’un mont sec & maigre:
    Fruictz sans saveur porte le figuier aigre.
    Que mangent tous corneilles, & corbeaux
    Au genre humain inutiles oyseaux.
    Ainsi Putains, flateurs, mangent le bien
    Des riches folz, & les bons n’en ont rien.[1]

    Des biens du riche fol personne
    ne s’en sent sinon, Canailles, Mac-
    quereaulx, Putains, & flateurs.

    Notes:

    1.  This is based on an idea in Anthologia Graeca, 12.185.


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