Unchecked Tongue

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: Unchecked Tongue

Description: A demon-led army besieges a city with open gates; swords and monster emerge from the mouths of two heads set on the city wall. The Latin superscription reads, "Careless speech, how much evil it brings forth," and the text below, "What does he do, who refuses to bridle an untamed mouth? He opens the city and calls the enemy in to slaughter the garrison.".

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