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

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              citatur, donec omne plumbum candidum ex inferiore carbonis foramine
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              defluxerit in catinum. </s>
              <s id="N152D6">Vel accipito carbonem magnum, eumque excauato &
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              luto oblinito, ne uena candens exiliat. </s>
              <s id="N152DB">Præterea in media eius parte facito fo
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                <expan abbr="ramẽ">ramen</expan>
              paruum: magnum
                <expan abbr="aũt">aut</expan>
              foramen carbunculis minutis completo: ſuper
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              quos uenam proijcito: at in paruum foramen imponito ignem, & follis ma­
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              nualis narem ut ignem excitare poſſis: uerùm carbonem eum locato in fo­
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              uea luto oblita: in qua excoctione perfecta inuenies maſſulam plumbi can­
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              didi. </s>
              <s id="N152EF">At uenam plumbi cinerei hoc modo experimur: eius fragmenta in ca
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              tillum fictilem inijcimus, & ſub tegulam ardentis fornaculæ collocamus:
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              quamprimum calefacta fuerint, ſtillant plumbo: quod in unam
                <expan abbr="maſſulã">maſſulam</expan>
              con
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              fluit. </s>
              <s id="N152FC">Venam uerò argenti uiui ſic experiri conuenit:
                <expan abbr="">cum</expan>
              parte una fragmen
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                <expan abbr="torũ">torum</expan>
              eius tres partes pulueris
                <expan abbr="carbonũ">carbonum</expan>
              , et
                <expan abbr="manipulũ">manipulum</expan>
              ſalis
                <expan abbr="cõmiſceto">commiſceto</expan>
              :
                <expan abbr="miſturã">miſturam</expan>
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              in
                <expan abbr="catinũ">catinum</expan>
              , uel ollam uel
                <expan abbr="urceũ">urceum</expan>
              inijcito, operculo tegito: luto oblinito: in car­
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              bones ardentes imponito: poſtquam ei inſederit uſtæ color catinum extra­
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              hito: nam ſi diutius ipſum coxeris, miſtura argentum uiuum, unà cum fumo
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              exhalat: quod ipſum in fundo catini uel alterius uaſis refrigerati inuenitur. </s>
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              Aut uenam eius tritam inijcito in uas fictile cucurbitinum, & id in fornacu­
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              lam imponito, atque operculo, cui longa eſt naris, contegito: nari autem ſup­
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              ponito ampullam, quæ recipiat argentum uiuum, quo ipſa ſtillat: ſit uerò a­
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              qua frigida in ampullam infuſa, ut argentum uiuum igni
                <expan abbr="concalefactũ">concalefactum</expan>
              con­
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              tinuo refrigeretur & confluat: nam argentum uiuum ui ignis in ſublime fer
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              tur, & per operculi narem in ampullam defluit. </s>
              <s id="N1533A">Experimur etiam uenam ar­
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              genti uiui eodem plane modo, quo eam excoquimus: quem ſuo loco expli­
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              cabimus. </s>
              <s id="N15341">Poſtremò uenam ferri experimur in camino fabri ferrarij: eadem
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              uritur,
                <expan abbr="cõminuitur">comminuitur</expan>
              , lauatur, ſiccatur: magnes in ramentum lotura collectum
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              imponitur, qui ſcobem ferream ad ſe trahit: ea pennis deterſa catino excipi­
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              tur: atque magnes uſque eò in ramentum lotura collectum imponitur, & ſcobs
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              detergitur, dum reſtet, quam ad ſe alliciat. </s>
              <s id="N15350">Ea
                <expan abbr="aũt">aut</expan>
              ſimul cum halinitro coqu
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              tur in catino donec liqueſcat, & ex ea ferrea maſſulula
                <expan abbr="cõfletur">confletur</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N1535D">Quod ſi ma
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              gnes citò, facileque ſcobem ad ſe traxerit, uenam ferri diuitem eſſe
                <expan abbr="cõijcimus">conijcimus</expan>
              :
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              ſi tardè, pauperem: ſi prorſus eam reſpuere uiſus fuerit, ferri paulum, aut ni­
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              hil in ſe continere. </s>
              <s id="N1536A">Sed de experimento
                <expan abbr="uenarũ">uenarum</expan>
              metallicarum ſatis: nunc di­
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              cam de metallorum experimento. </s>
              <s id="N15373">Quod utile eſt tum monetarijs & merca
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              toribus, qui metalla emunt & uendunt: tum metallicis, ſed maxime domi­
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              nis & præfectis fodinarum: atque dominis & præfectis officinarum, in qui­
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              bus metalla excoquuntur, aut alterum ab altero ſeparatur. </s>
              <s id="N1537C">Primò autem di­
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              cam quomodo experiri
                <expan abbr="cõueniat">conueniat</expan>
              quotam precioſi metalli partem uile in ſe
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              contineat: ſed aurum & argentum habentur nunc precioſa, reliqua uerò o­
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              mnia uilia. </s>
              <s id="N15389">Quondam metalla uilia combuſta ſunt, ut precioſa pura haberi
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              poſſent. </s>
              <s id="N1538E">Veteres etiam uſtione indagarunt quotam argenti portionem au­
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              rum in ſe contineret: eoque modo omne
                <expan abbr="argentũ">argentum</expan>
              conſumebatur: quæ non le­
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              uis iactura fuit:
                <expan abbr="attamẽ">attamen</expan>
              Archimedes nobilis mathematicus, Hieroni regi gra
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              tificaturus inuenit rationem idem deprehendendi non
                <expan abbr="admodũ">admodum</expan>
                <expan abbr="promptã">promptam</expan>
              ,
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              & qua maſſa magna accuratius quam parua explorari poteſt:
                <expan abbr="quã">quam</expan>
              in
                <expan abbr="cõmen">commen
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                tarijs</expan>
                <expan abbr="exponã">exponam</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N153B7">Sed
                <expan abbr="chymiſtarũ">chymiſtarum</expan>
              ſectatores oſtenderunt rationem ſecernendi </s>
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