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222. DE PUERO, ET SCORPIO. (Perry 199)

COnanti querulas puero captare Locustas,
Scorpius exitium triste minatus ait:
Ne me tange manu, raucas venate cicadas,
Has nisi cum gemitu linquere forte velis.
Prava cave veluti certam commercia pestem,
Ni facias, hinc te tristia damna manent.

*** The drawing does not fit the fable. ***
This same image appears at Fable 26, where it fits.

Phryx Aesopus Habitu Poetico, by Hieronymus Osius, 1574 (artist not identified). Available online at the University of Mannheim. This book clearly recycles a set of images from another book of Aesop's fables. In some cases, the illustration does not match the fable shown, and in some cases I have not been able to identify what fable a given illustration is supposed to illustrate.