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

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              nis ſymbola grauiora, ut ſi ea dare uoluerint, uel non potuerint, omne ius
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              poſſeſsionis amittant, ipſe contrà quàm fas eſt amiſſum uſurpet. </s>
              <s id="N113F6">Aut deni­
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              que præſes fodinæ uenam, qua parte abundat metallo oblinit luto, uel
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              terris, ſaxis, aſſere, palo tegit, ut aliquot poſt annis, cum domini fodinam
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                <expan abbr="putãtes">putantes</expan>
                <expan abbr="exhauſtã">exhauſtam</expan>
              , deſerent, ipſe
                <expan abbr="metallũ">metallum</expan>
              relictum fodiat, & ad ſe rapiat. </s>
              <s id="N1140A">Præ
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              terea colluuies
                <expan abbr="metallicorũ">metallicorum</expan>
              ex fraude, fallacijs,
                <expan abbr="mẽdacijs">mendacijs</expan>
              tota
                <expan abbr="cõſtat">conſtat</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N1141B">Etenim
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              ut de multis alijs nihil dicatur, ſed ſolum de his quæ ex uendito & empto
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              contra fidem fiunt, aut uenas effert fictis
                <expan abbr="cõmentitijſque">commentit ijſque</expan>
              laudibus, ut fodina­
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              rum partes dimidio carius quàm æſtimentur, poſsit diuendere, aut contrà
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              aliquid detrahit de earum æſtimatione, ut partes paruo precio mercari poſ
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              ſit. </s>
              <s id="N1142C">Hæc crimina cum protulerint in
                <expan abbr="mediũ">medium</expan>
              , omnem bonam metallicæ exi­
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              ſtimationem uiolatam putant. </s>
              <s id="N11435">Omnia autem bona ſiue bene ſiue male par
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              ta fuerint, aduerſo aliquo caſu adflicta
                <expan abbr="dilabũtur">dilabuntur</expan>
              , aut pereunt &
                <expan abbr="diſsipãtur">diſsipantur</expan>
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              culpa & uitio poſſeſſoris, qui ea uel inertia & negligentia amittit & perdit
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              uel per luxuriam effundit atque obligurit: uel conſumit largitionibus & ex­
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              haurit: uel ludendo profundit & eijcit:</s>
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              <s id="N1144A">uelut exhauſta rediuiuus pullulet arca</s>
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            <p id="N1144D" type="main">
              <s id="N1144F">Nummus & è pleno ſemper tollatur aceruo.</s>
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              <s id="N11454">Nec igitur mirum ſi metallici non memores huius præcepti quod dedit
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              Agathocles rex, fortunam repentinam
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              eſſe habendam, ijſdem de
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              cauſis in
                <expan abbr="egeſtatẽ">egeſtatem</expan>
                <expan abbr="incidũt">incidunt</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N11467">Præſertim uero cum mediocribus diuitijs
                <expan abbr="cõten­ti">conten­
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                ti</expan>
              eſſe non poſſunt: tum enim non raro quas
                <expan abbr="cõgeſſerũt">congeſſerunt</expan>
              ex metallis, in alia
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              metalla
                <expan abbr="inſumũt">inſumunt</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N1147A">Verum non regulus aut magiſtratus pellit dominos poſ
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              ſeſsione, ſed tyrannus, qui homines ſubditos non bonis modo honeſte par
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              tis, ſed etiam uita crudeliſsime priuat. </s>
              <s id="N11481">Attamen cum ſolitus ſum inquire­
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              re in eas querelas, quas iſti apud uulgus habent de talibus iniurijs, ſemper
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              reperio male audientibus cauſam
                <expan abbr="iuſtiſsimã">iuſtiſsimam</expan>
              eſſe cur iſtos depellant de fodi
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              nis, male dicentibus nullam cur de illis
                <expan abbr="cõquerantur">conquerantur</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N11492">Etenim quod non de
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              derunt ſymbola ius poſſeſsionis
                <expan abbr="amiſerũt">amiſerunt</expan>
              , uel à magiſtratu ex alieno metal­
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              lo ſunt pulſi. </s>
              <s id="N1149D">Nam improbi quidam homines uenulas, proximas uenis af­
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              fluentibus aliquo metallo, fodientes in
                <expan abbr="alienã">alienam</expan>
                <expan abbr="poſſeſsionẽ">poſſeſsionem</expan>
              inuadunt. </s>
              <s id="N114AA">Itaque
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              eos
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              accuſatos magiſtratus expellit atque exturbat ex fodinis. </s>
              <s id="N114B3">Iſti igi
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              tur plerum que graues de eo rumores
                <expan abbr="ſpargũt">ſpargunt</expan>
              in uulgus. </s>
              <s id="N114BC">At aliter cum quæ­
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              dam, ut ſolet, inter uicinos controuerſia eſt orta, ipſam arbitri à magiſtratu
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              dati dirimunt: aut de ea iudices
                <expan abbr="cõſtituti">conſtituti</expan>
              cognoſcunt &
                <expan abbr="iudicãt">iudicant</expan>
              : controuer
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              ſia ergo dirempta, quia utriuſque partis
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              in ea re extitit, neutra debet
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              de iniurijs
                <expan abbr="cõqueri">conqueri</expan>
              : iudicata, quia ſecundum leges metallicas ſententia lata
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              eſt, altera inferior iure non poteſt. </s>
              <s id="N114D9">Sed ut non magnopere pugnem de hac
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              re interdum unum aliquem præfectum fodinæ maiorem exigere
                <expan abbr="collectã">collectam</expan>
              à
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              dominis, quàm neceſsitas poſtulat. </s>
              <s id="N114E4">Quinetiam ut
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              aliquem fodi­
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              næ præſidem uenam, qua parte abundat metallis, oblinere luto, aut ſtru­
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              ctura tegere, num unius aut alterius improbitas plurimis bonis uiris notam
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              fraudis inurere poteſt? </s>
              <s id="N114F1">quid ſenatu ſanctius & integrius ſolet eſſe in repu­
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              blica? </s>
              <s id="N114F6">nonnulli tamen in peculatu deprehenſi pœnas dederunt. </s>
              <s id="N114F9">Num iccir
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              co honeſtiſsimus ordo
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                <expan abbr="famã">famam</expan>
                <expan abbr="exiſtimationẽque">exiſtimationenque</expan>
              amittet? </s>
              <s id="N1150A">Sed certe præ­</s>
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