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It is not part of the project to provide a definitive edition of the text of the Bestiary, but to help readers by providing a transcription and translation of the text. Currently the following editorial conventions obtain:
Hybrids continued. The cat, a catcher of mice, mouse; the weasel.
The cats gambol and hunt. The mouse carries grain; portrait of weasel.
In the Ashmole Bestiary f.35v the central and right cat catch mice as described in the text. The mice are omitted in Aberdeen, changing the emphasis to anotehr section of the text where the cat's sharp sight is praised. The contorted cat licking its backside is shown in the Ashmole Bestiary. The mouse appears to be stealing grain, not mentioned in the text. The weasel is shown in a simple portrait. This page shows red initial indicator. Initials type 2.
The weasel continued. The blind mole. Hedgehogs.
The mole has no eyes. The hedgehogs, covered in bristles, roll up in a ball, and carry grapes back to their young by impaling them on their spines.
Pricking for pouncing on the mole includes details of the shaded areas. Initial indicator 't' in red on right margin. Initials type 2.