Agricola, Georg, De re metallica Libri XII, Quibus Officia, Instrumenta, Machinae, ac omnia ..., 1556

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              DVODECIMVS dat præcepta conficiendi ſalis, nitri, aluminis,
                <expan abbr="atramẽti">atramenti</expan>
              ſu­
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              torij, ſulfuris, bituminis, uitri. </s>
              <s id="N103AE">Hoc autem munus ſuſceptum, ut propter mul
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              titudinem rerum
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              expleuerim, certe explere conatus ſum: nam in eo mul
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              tum operæ & laboris inſumpſi, aliquem etiam ſumptum impendi: etenim
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              uenas, inſtrumenta, uaſa, canales, machinas, fornaces, non modo deſcripſi,
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              ſed etiam mercede conduxi pictores ad earum effigies exprimendas: ne res,
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              quæ uerbis ſignificantur, ignotæ aut huius ætatis hominibus aut poſteris
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              percipiendi difficultatem afferant: ut nobis non pauca uocabula afferre ſo­
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              lent, quæ ueteres (quia res erant omnibus notæ) nuda ab enodatione
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                diderunt</expan>
              : ſed ſit ſane id à me prætermiſſum, quod nec ipſe uidi, neque legi, nec
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              ex hominibus fide dignis cognoui: id profecto quod non uel uidi, uel
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              aut auditum expendi, non eſt ſcriptum: ſiue uerò præcipio ea, quæ fieri de­
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              beant, ſiue narro, quæ fieri ſoleant, nec quæ fiunt improbo, eadem docendi
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              ratio
                <expan abbr="cẽſeri">cenſeri</expan>
              debet. </s>
              <s id="N103D9">Verùm quò magis ars metallica abhorret ab omni ſermo
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              nis
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              , eò minus hi mei libri ſunt politi: certe res, in quibus ars illa uer­
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              ſatur, interdum nominibus carent, uel quod nouæ ſint, uel quod, etiamſi ue
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              teres, nominum, quibus uocabantur, memoria interierit: quare neceſſitate,
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              cui uenia datur, coactus quaſdam ſignificaui pluribus uerbis coniunctis,
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                <expan abbr="quaſdã">quaſdam</expan>
              notaui nouis, quod genus ſunt, ingeſtor, diſcretor, lotor, excoctor:
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              quaſdam ueteribus uerbis deſignaui, quale eſt ciſium. </s>
              <s id="N103EF">Etenim cùm Nonius
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              Marcellus ſcribat, uehiculi biroti genus eſſe: eo uocabulo nominare conſue
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              ui paruum uehiculum, cui unica eſt rotula: quæ nomina ſi quis non proba­
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              uerit, is rebus iſtis aut imponat magis propria, aut proferat ueterum literis
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              uſitata. </s>
              <s id="N103FA">Hi autem libri, principes illuſtriſſimi, multis de cauſis in ueſtro no­
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              mine apparent, ſed maxime quod uobis metalla ſint fructuoſiſſima:
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              cum
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              maiores ueſtri ex amplis earum & diuitibus regionibus uberes redituum
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              fructus ceperint: item uectigalium, quæ peregrini ex uijs penſitant, incolæ
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              ex decumis: tamen multo uberiores ex metallis ceperunt, ex quibus quoque
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              non pauca oppida nobilia orta ſunt, Fribergum ſcilicet, Annebergum, Ma
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              riebergum, Snebergum,
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              , Aldebergum, ut alia omittam: quin, ſi quid
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              ego ſentio, maiores diuitiæ nunc etiam in montoſis ueſtrarum
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              lo­
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              cis ſub terra latent, quàm ſupra
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              exiſtant & appareant. </s>
              <s id="N1041D">Valete, Kemp­
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              nicij Hermundurorum Cal. Decembris, Anno M. D. L.</s>
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