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Illicitum non sperandum.

Do not hope for what is not allowed

EMBLEMA XLVI.

Spes simul & Nemesis nostris altaribus adsunt,
Scilicet ut speres non, nisi quod liceat.[1]

Hope and Retribution stand together beside the altar I have built, to ensure that you hope only for that which is allowed.

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1. áCf. [A21a044].

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