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A furious cuckold rushes at his rival with a sword. Engraving.


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Bible. O.T. Proverbs 6.34. The print illustrates the moral of chapter six of the Book of Proverbs: that while no man despises a thief, "whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding; he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul./ A wound and dishonour shall he get" (6.32-33)

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Salomon. prov. 6.34

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1 print : line engraving ; image 17.7 x 14.6 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 20090i

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