Slavery to the World

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: Slavery to the World

Description: A man hangs from a gallows, while a woman with a crown and an orb on her head flees and women drive out a young man with brooms and sticks; a man in a boat, a man selling his wares to a crowd and a beggar tripping are visible in the background. The Latin superscription reads, "Who most serves the world is most cheated by it," and the text below, "Who repeatedly swallows the gilded hook of the world? Who sells all of his zeal to servitude.".

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