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

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              eſt, quia partes eiuſdem fluidi homogenei facillimè
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              excurrunt ſupra, & intra ſe ipſas, dum propter ſoli
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              ariditatem, quando ipſum humectare, & madeface­
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              re non poſſunt ob pororum incongruentiam, oportet
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              vt omnes ſimul
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              ſuper ſilum fluidum, vel ſuper
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              axim perpendicularitèr plano ſubiecto inſiſtentem,
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              & ſic in orbem, vt priùs dictum eſt, axi connectuntur,
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              & globum integrum efformant magis tamen contu­
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              ſum, & depreſſum, quàm antea. </s>
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              Cap. 8. cur
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              exiguæ aquæ
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              guttæ ſupra
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              aquæ
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              aſcendunt.</s>
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              <s id="s.001925">Sed dices, quænam eſt vis motiua, quæ impellit
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              partes duarum guttularum ſe tangentium vt ſursùm
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              aſcendant in ſummitate guttulæ amplioris ex eis
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                poſitæ</expan>
              ? </s>
              <s id="s.001926">Reſpondeo, quòd hoc
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              ex vi compreſ­
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              ſiua collateralium partium, quæ cùm
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              poſſint pla­
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              no ſubiecto vniri, & à vi glutinis ſuperatur pondus
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              partium eiuſdem fluidi, ſequitur vt ratione vectis
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              particulæ intermediæ eleuentur. </s>
              <s id="s.001927">Vniuerſa hæc ope­
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              ratio ſic perficitur: pri­
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              mò duo globi mercurij A
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              BCD, & EBFG innixi
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              pauimento VX in locis
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              C, & F ſe tangant latera­
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              liter in B. hinc patet,
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              quòd partes fluidę BC, &
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              BF facilè intra ſe ipſas excurrendo ſe mutuò ample­
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              cti poſſunt, & excludere aerem
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              BCF ini­
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              tio facto à contactu B versùs C, & F. </s>
              <s id="s.001928">Idipſum accidit
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              in ſupremis partibus AB, & EB, vnde efformabitur
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              figura quaſi ſphæroidalis, & oualis HIKL, quę poſtea </s>
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