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Title: Minerva Britanna Or A Garden Of Heroical Deuises, furnished, and adorned with Emblemes and Impresa’s of sundry natures
Year: 1612 (1610s)
Authors: Peacham, Henry, 1576?-1643?
Publisher: [London, Printed in Shoe-lane at the signe of the Faulcon by Wa: Dight.]
Contributing Library: Duke University Libraries
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HP HE frendly Dolphin,while within the maine a ■*• At libertie delightes 3 to fport and play 3Bimfelfe is frefTh 5 and doth no whit retaine . The brinifh faltnes of the boundles SeaWherein he liues. Such is the fecret skillyOf Nature working, all thinges at her will. So you great Ladie 3 who your time haue fpent ^Within that place, where daiingers oft abound 3Remaine vjitainted of yOur Element,And to your praife 3 yet keepe your honor found*. P/^^-^>whofebrightnesdidexcell3When many ftarres 5 within your climate fell. N3 rm %f Vna. dolo Vivuirt. . To the moH Honorableandworthie Ladie the Ladie AlkiaD:
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