Archimedes, Archimedis De iis qvae vehvntvr in aqva libri dvo

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            ciliorem ſibi aditum comparaſſent. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quamobrem gra
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            uisſimum damnum factum eſt in tot præſtãtisſimis
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            uiris: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quorũ ſcripta ſi in manus noſtras perueniſſent,
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            profecto multo præclarius cum rebus humanis age-
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            retur. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">complures enim, qui nunctot difficultatibus
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            ab his ſtudijs deterrentur, hac ratione priuatis & </s>
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            blicis rationibus optime conſuluiſſent. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Cum hæc ita
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            eſſent, tamen nullum mihi laborem ſubterfugiendũ
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            eſſe iudicaui, quo ſtudioſis hominibus, qui in mathe
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            maticis diſciplinis toto animo incumbũt, facilior pa
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            teret aditus ad abſtruſa, & </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">recondita ſenſa tanti ſcri-
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            ptoris intelligenda: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">nec à uetere meo in ſtituto diſce-
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            dere uolui; </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">ſcis enim me multos abhinc annos hanc
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            eandem prouinciam, Archimedis quàm plurima ſcri
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            pta illuſtrandi ſuſcepiſſe. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quod neque arrogãtia, nec
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            inanis gloriæ ſpe adductus ſum, ut facerẽ, ſed me ue-
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            hementer in hanc mentem impulit honeſtisſima cu-
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            piditas de ſtudioſis hominibus benemerẽdi: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">etenim
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            ſemper mea fuit ſentẽtia, mathematicum, qui libros
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            Archimedis accuratisſime non euoluerit, uix mathe-
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            maticum appellari debere: </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">cum eū neceſſe ſit in mul
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            tarum rerum ignoratione uerſari, ſine quibus mathe
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            maticæ diſciplinæ imperfectæ quodammodo, atque
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            in choatæ ſunt habendæ. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">Dedi igitur operam, ut his
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            etiam Archimedis libris, quoad eius fieri poſſet, per
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            me aliqua lux afferretur. </s>
            <s xml:space="preserve">quos ut Archimedis eſſe nõ
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            dubitarem, duæ non contemnendæ cauſſæ fuerunt.
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            <s xml:space="preserve">una quòd in tanta obſcuritate ab interpretis inſcitia,</s>
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