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Picea.

The spruce tree

XXXV.

At picea emittas nullos quòd 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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    Cotonea.

    The quince

    Poma novis tribui debere Cydonia nuptis
    Dicitur antiquus constituisse Solon.[1]
    Grata ori & stomacho cùm sint, ut & halitus illis
    Sit suavis, blandus manet & ore lepos.

    Solon of old is said to have ordained that quinces be given to newly-weds, since these are pleasant both to mouth and stomach. As a result their breath is sweet, and winning grace drops from their lips.

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    1.  antiquus...Solon, ‘Solon of old’. See Plutarch, Coniugalia praecepta, Moralia 138 D.



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