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

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              tum metallicæ peritos, tum eos qui impenſam
                <expan abbr="faciũt">faciunt</expan>
              in metalla. </s>
              <s id="N11661">Inter quos
                <lb/>
              numerari poſſunt reges, principes, reſpub. </s>
              <s id="N11666">& in his honeſtiſsimus quiſque
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              ciuis. </s>
              <s id="N1166B">Tum denique intelligimus præfectos
                <expan abbr="metallorũ">metallorum</expan>
              , qualis fuit Thucidi­
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              des nobilis ille
                <expan abbr="hiſtoriarũ">hiſtoriarum</expan>
              ſcriptor, quem Athenienſes præpoſuerunt Tha
                <lb/>
              ſiorum metallis. </s>
              <s id="N1167A">Attamen conſumere aliquid operæ & laboris in foſsione
                <lb/>
              uenarum non eſt
                <expan abbr="indecorũ">indecorum</expan>
              metallicis, maxime ſi ipſi
                <expan abbr="ſumptũ">ſumptum</expan>
              fecerint in me
                <lb/>
              talla. </s>
              <s id="N11689">
                <expan abbr="Quemadmodũ">Quemadmodum</expan>
              nec magnis uiris proprios agros colere. </s>
              <s id="N1168F">Alioqui Ro­
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              manus ſenatus L.</s>
              <s id="N11694">Quintium
                <expan abbr="Cincinnatũ">Cincinnatum</expan>
              operi agreſti intentum non creaſ­
                <lb/>
              ſet dictatorem: nec uiros ciuitatis primarios à uillis arceſsiſſet in
                <expan abbr="curiã">curiam</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N116A1">Simi
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              liter neque Maximilianus Cæſar noſtra ætate
                <expan abbr="Conradũ">Conradum</expan>
              aſcripſiſſet in nume
                <lb/>
              rum nobilium, qui comites nominantur. </s>
              <s id="N116AC">Fuit uero ille, cum in metallis Sne
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              bergi operas daret, egentiſsimus: quare cognomentum habebat pauperis. </s>
              <s id="N116B1">
                <lb/>
              Sed non multos poſt annos ex metallis Firſti, quod eſt
                <expan abbr="oppidũ">oppidum</expan>
              in Lotharin
                <lb/>
              gia, diues factus, nomen ex fortuna inuenit. </s>
              <s id="N116BB">Neque Vladislaus rex in cœtu
                <lb/>
                <expan abbr="eorũ">eorum</expan>
              , quos
                <expan abbr="uocãt">uocant</expan>
              Barones, repoſuiſſet Turſium ciuem
                <expan abbr="Cracouiẽſem">Cracouienſem</expan>
              , quem
                <lb/>
              metalla eius partis regni Vngarorum, quæ quondam Dacia fuit dicta, for­
                <lb/>
              tunis locupletarunt. </s>
              <s id="N116CF">Quinetiam ne metallica quidem plebs eſt uilis & ab­
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              iecta. </s>
              <s id="N116D4">Etenim nocturnis æque ac diurnis uigilijs & operibus exercitata ha­
                <lb/>
              bet duriciam
                <expan abbr="corporũ">corporum</expan>
              immanem, facillimeque cum res poſtulat, labores &
                <lb/>
              munera militiæ ſuſtinet. </s>
              <s id="N116DF">Quippe quæ
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              ad
                <expan abbr="multã">multam</expan>
              noctem uigilare,
                <lb/>
              tractare ferramenta, foſſas ducere, agere cuniculos, machinas fabricari, one
                <lb/>
              ra ferre. </s>
              <s id="N116EE">Quocirca rei militaris periti, eam non modo. </s>
              <s id="N116F1">urbanæ plebi præfe­
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              runt, ſed etiam ruſticæ. </s>
              <s id="N116F6">Verum ut tandem huic diſputationi finem faciam:
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              cum quæſtus maximi ſint fœneratoris, bellatoris, mercatoris, agricolæ, me
                <lb/>
              tallici: fœnus autem ſit odioſum, præda crudeliter capta ex fortunis plebis,
                <lb/>
              non culpa calamitoſæ, impia, quæſtus metallici honeſtate ac decore præſtet
                <lb/>
              mercatoris lucro: non minus ſit bonus quàm agricolæ, multo uberior. </s>
              <s id="N11701">
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              Quis non intelligit metallicam inprimis eſſe honeſtam? </s>
              <s id="N11705">Certe cum
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              una ſit ex decem maximis rebus optimisque,
                <expan abbr="pecuniã">pecuniam</expan>
                <expan abbr="magnã">magnam</expan>
              bono
                <lb/>
              modo inuenire, id homo ſtudioſus & diligens rei familiaris
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              non alia ratione facilius quàm metallica poteſt aſſequi.</s>
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            <p id="N11716" type="main">
              <s id="N11718">De re metallica Libri
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              primi finis.</s>
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