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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 117v

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Line ending: two fantastic animals, the first swallowing the second biting the first.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure, a chevron between roundels argent.
Line ending: man, in jaws of fantastic animal, armed with sword and shield (buckler), encountering partly nude man defecating (?), holding stick, and looking back.
Line ending: long-eared fantastic animal.
Line ending: bird pecking at protruding tongue of fox lying on its back (Bestiary: Fox feigning Death).
Line ending: man with scabbbard at waist, wielding sword, pursued by rabbit.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 105:30-40 (Vulg., 104:30-40).

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