Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Illustrated: Cocleae et Puer

M0644 - M0645 - M0646
645. Cocleae et Puer. Torrebat puer rusticus cocleas quibus, ad prunas stridentibus, “Sceleratae,” inquit, “animantes, potestis canere, cum urantur domus vestrae?”


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M0645 = Perry054. Source: Camerarius 77. This is Perry 54. Compare the story of the fisherman who pipes to the fish, #849.