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Sur celluy qui procure mal à soymesme.

PROSOPOPOEIE.

A grand regret je Chievre ung loup allaicte
Mais mon pasteur le nourrir se delecte,[1]
Quand creu sera, il fauldra qu’il me mange:
Par nul bienfaict mauvaistie ne se change.[2]

Plusieurs nourrissent ceulx, par les-
quelz ilz seront destruictz.

Notes:

1.  This is a translation of Anthologia graeca 9.47. For the content cf. Aesop, Fables 313-5.

2.  ‘Wickedness is never deterred by services rendered’. See Erasmus, Adagia 1086, Ale luporum catulos.


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Cria a’l cuervo sacarte ha el ojo.

OTTAVA ACEPHALA.

El pastor innocente me ha impelido
Que crie a’l lobo con la leche mia,[1]
El qual despues que fuere bien creçido
Mamando de mis tetas à porfia
Se ha de bolver a mi, que la malicia
Jamas con buena obra se desquicia.[2]

Notes:

1.  This is based on Anthologia graeca 9.47. For the content cf. Aesop, Fables 313-5.

2.  See Erasmus, Adagia 1086, Ale luporum catulos.


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