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Prudentes vino abstinent.

The wise abstain from wine


Quid me vexatis rami? sum Palladis arbor[1],
Auferte hinc botros, virgo fugit Bromium[2].

Branching vine, why do you trouble me? I am the tree of Pallas. Take your grapes away - this maiden shrinks from Bromius.

Link to an image of this pageLink to an image of this page †[G8r p117]

Die weysen enthalten sich
des weins.


Das du dich weinstock hengst an mich
Mit deinen zweygen, ist mier schwer,
Ich sag dier ein oelbaum bin ich,
Der Gottin Pallas nit unmer,
Drumb ich deinr freuntschafft nit beger
Die sich nicht reymt zu meiner art.
Ein junckfraw die suecht lob und ehr,
Vor ubrig wein sich wolbewart.


1.‘the tree of Pallas’, i.e. the olive tree; ([A50a023]). Vines were often trained up trees for support; cf. ([A42b012]).

2.Bromius was a name for Bacchus, god of wine.

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