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

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              poſteriore intus ad altitudinem pedis unius & ſemiſſis infigitur lamina fer­
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              rea longa & lata pedes tres, ac foraminum, per quæ lapilli, maiores
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              erui
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              ſemina, penetrare & decidere poſſint, pleniſſima. </s>
              <s id="N18991">Capſæ autem ſubijcitur ca
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              nalis, ex una arbore cauatus, longus circiter pedes quatuor & uiginti, altus
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              & latus dodrantem: quem plerunque tres tabellæ, in eum impoſitæ, interual­
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              lis
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              : quarum alia altior eſt: ſed turbidas ex ipſo defluentes, rurſus
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              excipit lacus. </s>
              <s id="N189A0">At materia metallica
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              ſub terræ cute altius reperiri non
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              ſolet, interdum uerò tam alte, ut & cuniculos agere & puteos fodere neceſſe
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              ſit: ea ciſijs ad capſam aduehitur: cùm iam lauaturi ſunt, canaliculum collo­
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              cant: per quem tantum aquæ, quantum ad loturam ſatis eſt, in laminam fer­
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              ream influit: in quam mox adoleſcens materiam metallicam batillo ferreo
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              conijcit: ac maſſulas eodem huc & illuc agitans diſſipat: tum aqua & arena
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              per laminæ foramina penetrantes decidunt in capſam. </s>
              <s id="N189B3">Quod uerò craſſum
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              eſt, in lamina reſtat: id eodem batillo in ciſium inijcit. </s>
              <s id="N189B8">Interea alter
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              minor natu
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              ſub lamina rutro ligneo, ferè tam lato quàm capſa eſt, cre­
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              bro trudit, & in ſupremam capſam pellit: quod leue eſt aqua defert in ſubie­
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              ctum canalem: quanquam paucos etiam lapillos nigros:
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              laborem ado­
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              leſcentes continenter ſuſtinent, quoad quatuor ciſia, uel, ſi materia diues la­
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              pillorum
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              fuerit, tria rebus craſſis & inanibus repleuerint: quæ de­
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              uehunt & proijciunt: tum præſes laboris aſſere, in quo ante laminam ſito a­
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              doleſcens ſtabat, ſublato arenam cum lapillis permiſtam crebro ſurſum &
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              deorſum rutro trudit, & eodem arenam, quæ, quod leuior ſit quàm lapilli,
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              ſuperiorem locum tenet, de eis detrahit ut
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              : quos rutro in priorem
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              capſæ partem tractos batillo euertit, ut etiam tunc, quod leue eſt, defluere
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              poſſit. </s>
              <s id="N189E5">Mox omnes coaceruatos ex capſa eijcit & aufert. </s>
              <s id="N189E8">Hæc dum præſes
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              agit, alter
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              interea arenam cum lapillis nigris miſtam, quæ ex capſa
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              defluens in canali reſedit, rutro ferreo agitat, & retro ad ſupremam canalis
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              partem trudit: quæ, quod plurimos lapillos nigros in ſe contineat, rurſus
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              in laminam coniecta lauatur: at ea quæ in infima canalis parte reſedit, ſepara
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              tim eiecta cumulatur, & in canali deuexo lauatur: quæ uerò in lacu, in area
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              linteis extenſis
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              . </s>
              <s id="N189FF">Omnis hic labor fructuoſus æſtiuis diebus ſæpius,
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              nempe decies aut undecies iteratur. </s>
              <s id="N18A04">Sed lapilli nigri, quos præſes ex capſa
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              eijcit, deinde in cribro anguſto
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                <expan abbr="auãtur">auantur</expan>
              , poſtremò in lacuſculo, ubi tandem
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              omnis arena ab eis ſeparatur. </s>
              <s id="N18A10">Quinetiam omnibus his rationibus materiæ
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              miſtæ cum ramentis aliorum metallorum, ſiue ea fuerint à uenis & fibris ab
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              repta, ſiue in uenis dilatatis ad riuos & fluuios orta, lauari poſſunt.</s>
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              <s id="N18A19">C
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              apſa
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              A. L
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              amina
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              B. C
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              analis
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              C. T
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              abellæ
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              D.
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              L
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              acus
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              E. C
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              analiculus
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              F. B
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              atillum
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              G. R
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              aſtrum
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              H.</s>
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