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              partim probare argumentis, & exemplis, partim conuitio à nobis extor­
                <lb/>
              quere: utuntur autem primo his
                <expan abbr="argumẽtis">argumentis</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N10952">Terra non occultat & ab o­
                <lb/>
              culis remouet ea quæ
                <expan abbr="hominũ">hominum</expan>
              generi utilia ſunt & neceſſaria, ſed ut bene­
                <lb/>
              fica benignaque mater maxima largitate fundit ex ſeſe, & in aſpectum lu­
                <lb/>
              cemque profert herbas, legumina, fruges, fructus
                <expan abbr="arborũ">arborum</expan>
              : at foſsilia in pro­
                <lb/>
              fundo penitus abſtrudit, eruenda igitur non ſunt. </s>
              <s id="N10965">Quia uero ipſa eruunt
                <lb/>
              homines ſcelerati, quos ut poetæ loquuntur, ferrea iſta ætas progignit,
                <lb/>
              Ouidius eam audaciam merito inſequitur his uerſibus.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N1096C" type="main">
              <s id="N1096E">Nec tantum ſegetes alimentaque debita diues</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10971" type="main">
              <s id="N10973">Poſcebatur humus, ſed itum eſt in uiſcera terræ,</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10976" type="main">
              <s id="N10978">Quaſque recondiderat, Stygijsque admouerat undis,</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N1097B" type="main">
              <s id="N1097D">Effodiuntur opes, irritamenta malorum.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10980" type="main">
              <s id="N10982">Iamque nocens ferrum ferroque nocentius aurum</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10985" type="main">
              <s id="N10987">Prodierat, prodit bellum.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N1098A" type="main">
              <s id="N1098C">Alterum eorum argumentum eſt: Metalla nullum utilitatis
                <expan abbr="fructũ">fructum</expan>
              ho
                <lb/>
              mini præbent, eaigitur ſcrutari non debemus. </s>
              <s id="N10995">Cum enim homo conſter
                <lb/>
              ex animo & corpore,
                <expan abbr="neutrũ">neutrum</expan>
              eget foſsilibus: animi nanque paſtus ſuauiſsi­
                <lb/>
              mus eſt contemplatio naturæ, optimarum artium diſciplinarumque co­
                <lb/>
              gnitio, perceptio uirtutum, in quibus optimis rebus ſi ſe exerceat ſatu­
                <lb/>
              ratus bonarum
                <expan abbr="cognitionũ">cognitionum</expan>
              epulis nullius rei deſiderio tenetur. </s>
              <s id="N109A8">Corporis
                <lb/>
              uero natura quamuis uictu ueſtituque neceſſario
                <expan abbr="cõtenta">contenta</expan>
              ſit, fruges tamen
                <lb/>
              terræ atque diuerſi generis animantes, ipſi
                <expan abbr="ſuppeditãt">ſuppeditant</expan>
              mirabilem cibi & po
                <lb/>
              tionis copiam, qua
                <expan abbr="cõmodiſsime">commodiſsime</expan>
              alitur, augeſcit, uitam ad multum tem­
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              poris producit. </s>
              <s id="N109BF">Linum autem & lana multorumque
                <expan abbr="animaliũ">animalium</expan>
              pelles cor­
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              pori
                <expan abbr="ueſtitũ">ueſtitum</expan>
              dant copioſum et parabilem ac minime carum, delicatum ue­
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              ro nec difficilem inuentu arborum lanugo, quod ſericum appellatur, &
                <lb/>
                <expan abbr="bõbicis">bombicis</expan>
              telæ, ut nihil prorſus ipſi opus ſit metallis penitus in terra abdi­
                <lb/>
              tis &
                <expan abbr="maxiã">maxiam</expan>
              ex parte precioſis. </s>
              <s id="N109D9">Quare quod ab Euripide dictum eſt ferunt
                <lb/>
              probari in omni doctorum hominum cœtu, atque id merito ſemper in ore
                <lb/>
              habuiſſe Socratem.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N109E0" type="main">
              <s id="N109E2">Non opera ſunt argentea atque purpura</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N109E5" type="main">
              <s id="N109E7">Vitæ hominum, ſed magis tragœdis uſui.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N109EA" type="main">
              <s id="N109EC">Laudant etiam hoc Timocreontis Rodij: Vtinam cæce Plute nec in ter
                <lb/>
              ra, nec in mari, nec in
                <expan abbr="cõtinente">continente</expan>
              appareres, ſed habitares in Tartaro & A­
                <lb/>
              charonte, ex te enim omnia oriuntur mala quæ ſubeunt homines. </s>
              <s id="N109F7">Ad cœ
                <lb/>
              lum laudibus extollunt uerſus Phocylidis.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N109FC" type="main">
              <s id="N109FE">Aurum atque argentum damno eſt mortalibus, aurum</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A01" type="main">
              <s id="N10A03">Dux ſcelerum, uitæ peſtis, rerumque ruina,</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A06" type="main">
              <s id="N10A08">O utinam clades non delectabilis eſſes,</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A0B" type="main">
              <s id="N10A0D">Te propter fiunt raptus, homicidia, pugnæ,</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A10" type="main">
              <s id="N10A12">Fratribus infenſi fratres, natiſque parentes,</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A15" type="main">
              <s id="N10A17">Placet præterea eis illud Naumachij:
                <lb/>
              argentum puluis & aurum.</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A1C" type="main">
              <s id="N10A1E">Puluis arenoſo pelagi quicunque lapilli</s>
            </p>
            <p id="N10A21" type="main">
              <s id="N10A23">Littore quique iacent fluuiorum margine ſparſi.</s>
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