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            Cardinalis, has lucubrationes meas dicare conſtitue-
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            rim. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">tantis enim beneficijs à te affectus, quanta fem-
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            per & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">meminero, & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">prædicabo; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">tanta liberalitate cõ-
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            plexus, quantam ne optare quidem unquam auſus eſ
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            ſem. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">cupio memorem, & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">erga te gratum animũ qua
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            ratione poſſum, oſtendere. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quãuis ſi de te nihil aliud
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            præter auditum haberem, ſi amplitudini tuæ tanto-
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            pere deuinctus non eſſem; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">tua in omni genere diſci-
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            plinarum excellentia, tua grauitas, atque innocentia
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            me magnopere hortata eſſet, ut te potisſimum deli-
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            gerem, ſub cuius clarisſimi nominis ſplendore hi Ar-
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            chimedis libri ab obliuione hominum, atque à ſilen-
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            tio uindicarentur. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">uerecundius de te in præſentia di-
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            cerem, ne uiderer aſſentationi potius, quàm ueritati
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            ſeruire; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">niſi omnibus perſuaſisſimum eſſet, diuinas & </s>
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            inauditas uirtutes tuas cum ſingulari eruditione con
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            iunctas in illo ſanctisſimo Reip. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">chriſtianæ conſilio
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            tanquam lumen aliquod elucere. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quamobrem ea,
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            qua ſoles, benignitate, fidelisſimi clientis tui munus
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            accipies; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quod tibi, qui & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">mathematicis diſciplinis,
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            & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">phiſiologiæ ſtudijs tantopere delectaris, non iniu-
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            cundum fore confido.</s>
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          <head xml:space="preserve">Federicus Commandinus.</head>
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