Bestiathec:Grotesque Animals

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Grotesque Animals: Invented, drawn, and described, is an illustrated book by E. W. Cooke. It has 24 plates each one with one or several proverbs in latin or french. Each one of the proverbs is converted into a fantastic creature and described.

Index[edit | edit source]

Plate I[edit | edit source]

  1. Ense et animo.
  2. Nil Morror ictus.
  3. Ense animus major.
  4. Stans pede in uno.

Plate II[edit | edit source]

  1. Pas â pas on va bien loin.

Plate III[edit | edit source]


Plate IV[edit | edit source]

  1. Reductio ad absurdum.

Plate V[edit | edit source]

  1. Risum teneatis, amici?.
  2. Tutamen pulchris.
  3. Qua tendis.

Plate VI[edit | edit source]

  1. Rara avis in terris.
  2. Patior, potior.

Plate VII[edit | edit source]

  1. Nec timeo, nec sperno.
  2. Mirabili dictu.
  3. Monstrum horrendum, informe ingens.

Plate VIII[edit | edit source]

  1. Valeat res ludicra!.
  2. Vixere furtes ante agamemnona, multa.

Plate IX[edit | edit source]

  1. Tam arte quam marte.
  2. Tace aut face.
  3. Surgere tento.

Plate X[edit | edit source]

  1. Qui se sent galeux se gale.
  2. Homo hominis vulpes.

Plate XI[edit | edit source]

  1. Ad arma paratus.
  2. Quod retis hic est.
  3. Currente calamo.

Plate XII[edit | edit source]

  1. Semper pugnate paratus.
  2. Obsequium amicos!!!.

Plate XIII[edit | edit source]

  1. Stratum super stratum.
  2. A bon chat, a bon rat.
  3. Les femmes sont extremes.

Plate XIV[edit | edit source]


Plate XV[edit | edit source]

  1. Unicus est.
  2. Cor unum, via una.
  3. Æquat munia comparis.

Plate XVI[edit | edit source]


Plate XVII[edit | edit source]

  1. Vivida vis animi.
  2. Roussez et avant.

Plate XVIII[edit | edit source]

  1. Unknown.
  2. Majore sequor.
  3. Aut caesar aut nullus.

Plate XIX[edit | edit source]

  1. Rari Nantes in gurgite vasto.
  2. Tutus in undis.

Plate XX[edit | edit source]


Plate XXI[edit | edit source]


Plate XXII[edit | edit source]

  1. Unknown II.
  2. Unguibus et rostro.

Plate XXIII[edit | edit source]

  1. Armat et ornat.
  2. Ab ovo usque ad mala.

Plate XXIV[edit | edit source]


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