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Vendetta giusta.

Just revenge.


Il Corvo un Scorpione havendo preso,
Nel becco se’l portava audace, e pieno
Di nova fame, quando quell’offeso
Pe i membri infuse in lui l’atro veleno.
O degno fatto, cadde a la sua sorte
Morendo, chi ad altrui volea dar morte.



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  • Revenge, Requital, Retaliation; 'Vendetta' (Ripa) (+ emblematical representation of concept) [57AA741(+4):52B5111(+4)] Search | Browse Iconclass
  • scorpions (+ poison ~ product of animal) [25F715(+92)] Search | Browse Iconclass

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