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Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [E6r p75]

Trahison contre les siens.

Cane privée, & de gris emplumée
Aller, venir aux siens accoustumée
Voyant voler les sauvages ensemble,
Et cacquetant, avec elles s’assemble,
Tant qu’aulx filletz tenduz elle les dresse.
Prinses, font cry, Lors se taist la traistresse,
Et se pollut du sang de sa semblable,
Mortelle aux siens, aux aultres proufitable.[1]

Similitude des Canes domesticques, attirantes les
saulvages es filetz: aulx traistres Ganelons, qui
rendent ceulx de leur propre nation, gent, pais,
maison & sang, entre les mains de leurs enne-
mis mortelz.

Notes:

1.  Cf. Aesop, Fables, 282, where the decoy birds are pigeons.


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    Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [I4v p136]

    In deprehensum.

    Caught!

    LX.

    Iamdudum quacunque fugis te persequor, at nunc
    Cassibus in nostris denique captus ades.
    Amplius haud poteris vires eludere nostras,
    Ficulno anguillam strinximus in folio.[1]

    For a long time now I have been pursuing you wherever you flee; but now you are here, at long last caught in our net. You will no longer be able to elude our power - we have gripped the eel tight in a fig-leaf.

    Link to an image of this page  Link to an image of this page  [I5r p137]

    Ein ergriffner.

    LX.

    Wilt das dier ein Al nit entwisch,
    Faß in gar wol in Feygen blat,
    Nit anders helt man disen fisch.
    Manch schalck ist auch so gschwind und drat,
    Das er sich schwimbt aus allem bad:
    Doch bhangt ein soelcher Fuchs zu loetzt
    Und wierd begriffen in der that,
    Wo man in mit seins gleichen hoetzt.

    Notes:

    1.  The rough surface of the fig-leaf made it suitable for gripping slippery objects. See Erasmus, Adagia 395, Folio ficulno tenes anguillam.


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