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El Box.

OTTAVA ACEPHALA.

El crespo y verde Box d’el qual se haze
La flauta en el sonido differente.[1]
Tambien serÓ se˝al que satisfaze
De aquel que herido d’el Amor se siente:
Porque de amarillez estÓ te˝ido
Como el que d’el Amor se siente herido.[2]

Notes:

1. áFor pipes of boxwood, see e.g. Ovid, Metamorphoses, 4.30.

2. áThe lover should affect pallor and emaciation, as these will soften the lady’s heart; see Ovid, Ars Amatoria, 1.729ff.



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  • lovers; courting, flirting [33C2] Search | Browse Iconclass
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  • Pleasure, Enjoyment, Joy; 'Allegrezza', 'Allegrezza da le medaglie', 'Allegrezza, letitia e giubilo', 'Diletto', 'Piacere', 'Piacere honesto' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [56B1(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass

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Picea.

The spruce tree

At picea emittat nullos qu˛d stirpe stolones:
Illius est index, qui sine prole perit.

But the spruce, because it sends up no shoots from its stock, is a symbol of the man who dies without progeny.



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