Galilei, Galileo, Mechanics, 1665

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              <s>GALILEUS,
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              HIS
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              MECHANICKS:
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              OF THE BENEFIT DERIVED
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              FROM THE SCIENCE OF MECHANICKS,
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              AND FROM ITS INSTRUMENTS.</s>
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              <s>I judged it extreamly neceſſary, before our
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              deſcending to the Speculation of Mecha­
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              nick Inſtruments, to conſider how I might,
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              as it were, ſet before your eyes in a gene­
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              ral Diſcourſe, the many benefits that are
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              derived from the ſaid Inſtruments: and
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              this I have thought my ſelf the more ob­
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              liged to do, for that (if I am not miſtaken)
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              I have ſeen the generality of
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              M
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              echaniti­
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              ans deceive themſelves in going about to apply Machines to many
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              operations of their own nature impoſſible; by the ſucceſſe where­
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              of they have been diſappointed, and others likewiſe fruſtrate of
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              the hope which they had conceived upon the promiſe of thoſe pre­
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              ſumptuous undertakers: of which miſtakes I think I have found
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              the principall cauſe to be the belief and conſtant opinion theſe </s>
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