Talking Behind One's Back

Book Title: Christeliicken waerseggher : de principale stucken van t'christen geloof en Leuen int cort begrijpende. Met een rolle der deugtsaemheyt daer op dienende. Ende een schildt-wacht teghen de valsche waersegghers, tooueraers, etc. / Deur den e. Heer P. Ioannes David, priester der Societeijt Iesu

Author: David, Jan, 1545?-1613

Image Title: Talking Behind One's Back

Description: Two men playing checkers point to a man carrying a rosary, whose back is to them. In the foreground, a woman gathers eggs and in the background, two dogs harass a horseman, who rides away from them. The Latin superscription reads, "Abuses ought not frighten off from righteousness," and the text below, "Is not the populace frightened from the way of a virtue by a breeze? Press on all the way on your journey: the wind will pluck the rest.".

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