Borelli, Giovanni Alfonso, De motionibus naturalibus a gravitate pendentibus, 1670

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              AF, & poſito quod prædicta mercurij ſublimatio de­
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              pendeat à compreſſione, quam cylindrus aereus SD
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              vſque ad ſupremam aeris ſuperficiem extenſus ſuą
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              grauitate efficiat ſupra
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              mer­
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              curium D, ſequitur, quod ſi occludatur
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              orificium G eiuſdem fiſtulæ remanebit
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              portio aerea intercepta GD
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              mo­
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              do
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              reſtrictaque vt priùs, quia
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              nimirùm digitus, vel operculum reti­
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              net conſeruatque aerem in eadem po­
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              ſitione, & conſtrictione, quam prius ab
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              incumbente aere patiebatur. </s>
              <s id="s.001181">Eodem̨
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              ferè modo, ac ſi loco aeris ſuperpone­
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              rentur mercurio plures cylindri lapidei
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              vnus ſuper alterum incumbens, tunc
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              profectò infimus cylindrus comprime­
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              ret ſuperficiem ſubiecti hydrargyri D
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              non tantùm energia ponderis proprij,
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              ſed vi conflata ex grauitate omnium incumbentium
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              cylindrorum modò ablatis ſemotiſque ſupremis om­
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              nibus columnis ſi in fimus cylindrulus, tantummodò
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              tabula, vecte, aut quo cumque alio retinaculo
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              vi fixè in eodem ſitu retineretur, patet quòd æquali
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              energia comprimeret ſubiectam mercurij
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              D ac priùs premebatur à prælonga illa ſerie colum­
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              narum incumbentium; Et hic dicendum eſſet, quòd
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              cauſa immediata impellens mercurium non eſt longa
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              illa ſeries columnarum SD, ſed eſt infimus cylindru­
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              lus GD qui tanta vi comprimit ſubiectum
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