GRACE AFTER THE MEAL
Vertical extract between text and illustrations: "... a man hath no better thing under the sun than to eat, and to drink, and to be merry:"
The Seven Species (from top to bottom)
Fig: "The fig tree putteth forth her green figs and vines with the tender grape give a good smell:"
[Song of Songs 2:13]
Grape: "For the seed shall be prosperous: The vine shall give her fruit:"
Wheat: "He should have fed them also with the finest of wheat: And with honey out of the rock should I have satisfied thee:"
Pomegranate: "Thy plants are an orchard of pomegranates, with pleasant fruits:"
[Song of Songs 4:13]
Barley: "A land of wheat and barley ...:"
Olive: "... a green olive tree, fair and of goodly fruit:"
Date: "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree: He shall grow like a cedar in Lebanon:"
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