Salamander (Maplet)

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This is the entry for salamander from Maplet's A Greene Forest

Of the Salamander.

The Salamande and Plinie saith, is like the Lyzard in face and countenaunce. He infecteth the fruites of Trees and corupteth the waters so that whosoever drinketh thereof dyeth by and by. He liveth onely in the fire and is nothing hurt through the fire his flame.