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Que à buen serviçio mal galardon.

Ottava rhima.

Como junglar de qualquier moço loco
Estoy plantado en medio del camino
Con piedras destroçado poco à poco
Yo misero Nogal. Tal desatino
(A vos los que me heris à vos invoco)
Hariase con arbor que contino
Esteril fuesse en qualquier tiempo y año?
Ay, que llevar yo fruto es a mi daño.[1]

Notes:

1.  This is based on Anthologia graeca 9.3, see also Aesop, Fables 152.


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Bonte des enfans envers leurs Peres, ou Meres.

Prosopopoeie.

Quand Eneas portoit hors de peril
Son pere, Aulx Grecs pardonnez. (disoit il)
Gloire n’aurez ung vieil à mort livré.
Grand gloire auray mon pere delivré.[1]

A ung filz est grand honneur de rendre ou sauver
la vie, à celuy duquel il tient la vie apres Dieu, (qui
est son Pere) Qui est le meilleur, & plus louable acte
que jamais feit Eneas.

Notes:

1.  This is based on Anthologia graeca 9.163, a much translated epigram. It refers to the celebrated incident of Aeneas’ rescue of his old father at the sack of Troy, carrying him on his shoulders through the occupied and burning city. See Vergil, Aeneid 2.634ff.


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