Category Archives: Allegory

A Snake with Its Tail in its Mouth, Symbolizing Eternity

Description
English: A snake with its tail in its mouth, symbolizing eternity
Date
Source Symbola et Emblemata (https://archive.org/details/symbolaetemblema00lafe/page/n5/mode/2up?q=slang)
Author Daniel de La Feuille

The moral: Finisque ab origine pendet. The end dependeth from the beginning.

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Some Allegorical Ornaments from 1830

Description
English: Allegorical printer’s ornaments from 1830
Date
Source Specimen of Printing Types and Ornaments from the Letter-Foundry of J. Howe, & Co., Philadelphia, 1830 (https://archive.org/details/specimenofprinti00jhow/page/n5)
Author Anonymous

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