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Identifier: royalpoliticianr02saa
Title: The royal politician represented in one hundred emblems
Year: 1700 (1700s)
Authors: Saavedra Fajardo, Diego de, 1584-1648 Astry, James, Sir
Subjects: Kings and rulers Political science
Publisher: London Printed for M. Gylliflower and L. Meredith
Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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Send thou men, that they may fearchthe Land of Canaan, which I give unto the Children of ifrael. Numb..1?. 2. but Vol. II. Princes always to he Provided, &c. 223 but Publick Spies , and without prejudice to the Law ofGod, or that of Nations, may endeavour, by Bribes andPrefents, to corrupt the Fidelity of Minifters, who evenby Oaths are obliged to it, and to lift out what ill Con-trivances are in Agitation againft their Prince \ for thefeare no way obliged to keep the Secret, and the otherhave on their fide the Natural Reafonof Self-preferva-tion. EMBLEM LXXX.

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THE Stone-cutter at Home firft prepares andpoliihes the Marbles he defigns for the Orna-nament of a Building -0 becaufe afterwards itwould be more troublefome, and the Work imperfectFor this Reafon,-I conceive thofc of Solomons Temple were 2.14 Primes always to he Provided Vol. If. were faíhiond, that it might be ere&ed without Noife,and the Sound of Tools. Thus wife Princes ought topoliíh their Defigns, and bring their Refolutions to Ma-turity, before they put them in Execution \ for not toconfider of them but in the Field, is more like a Gladiatorthan a Prince. The Bull ( the Figure of this Emblem )before he engages his Rival, prattifes by making Trialof himfelf, and by often running his Horns againft aTree, by degrees learns the Art of Defending himfelf,and Goring his Oppofer (1). He who is to Confult inheat of Action, fears all things, and knows not whatMeafures to take. But becaufe Occaiions happen not al-ways as we wiih, and fometimes it is not in our Powerto retard or hal

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bookid:royalpoliticianr02saa bookyear:1700 bookdecade:1700 bookcentury:1700 bookauthor:Saavedra_Fajardo__Diego_de__1584_1648 bookauthor:Astry__James__Sir booksubject:Kings_and_rulers booksubject:Political_science bookpublisher:London_Printed_for_M__Gylliflower_and_L__Meredith bookcontributor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign booksponsor:University_of_Illinois_Urbana_Champaign bookleafnumber:230 bookcollection:emblem bookcollection:americana

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