Speech

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: Speech

Description: A group of people share a meal while a pair of dogs fight for a bone under the table and a sign over their heads reads: "whoever loves to peck away at Life, speakiing mindlessly: let it be known that this table is forbidden to him."; Sirens call to Odysseus who is bhound to the mast of his ship in the background. The Latin superscription reads, "One is dragged down equally by the ears and also the tongue," and the text below, "What great one only admits into his ears evil words? This is Momus [mockery], greedy Momus [mockery] who drinks by the ears.".

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