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

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              uoce nomen hoc traxit. </s>
              <s id="N20CE1">Cum his duabus cognationem habent noctuæ
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              ſed differunt uoce. </s>
              <s id="N20CE6">Nec enim ululant,
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              edunt ſonum, quem Aristopha­
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              nes
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              nominauit. </s>
              <s id="N20CF3">Earum quatuor ſunt genera. </s>
              <s id="N20CF6">Vnum, cui pluma au
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              rium modo eminet: quod maximum eſt, & aſio uocatur. </s>
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                <expan abbr="Alterũ">Alterum</expan>
              eximij can­
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              doris in gutture & uentre, alio qui candidis & luteis maculis alternis diſtin­
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              ctum. </s>
              <s id="N20D05">Tertium
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              , quo, ut etiam ſequenti, aucupes uenantur aues. </s>
              <s id="N20D0C">Qua
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              tum minus illo: quod in rupibus ſaxisque uerſatur. </s>
              <s id="N20D11">Hoc, ſicut & proximum,
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              cinereis & candidis maculis uariat, item alternis. </s>
              <s id="N20D16">Nycticorax autem, hoc
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              eſt coruus nocturnus, niger eſt, ut alterius generis coruus, ſed eo plerunque
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              minor. </s>
              <s id="N20D1D">At ueſpertilio, quæ ex ueſpere, quo euolat, nomen hoc duxit, mu
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              ri nonnihil ſimilis eſt, quare ſcite ſcripſit Varro: Factus ſum ueſpertilio, neque
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              in muribus planè, neque in uolucribus ſum.</s>
              <s id="N20D24">Alas enim habet & uolat, quod
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              ei non conuenit cum muribus: ſed animalia parit, non oua, in qua re cum uo
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              lucrum natura non congruit, & fœtus uberibus admotos lacte nutrit, cum
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              uolucres cibos conquirant undique, quos in os pullorum inſerant. </s>
              <s id="N20D2D">Præterea
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              ſunt ei dentes, quibus carent uolucres. </s>
              <s id="N20D32">Caput autem ſimile habet muri uel
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              cani: aures plerunque duas, raro quatuor: dentes ſerratos: corpus obſcure ful
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              uis pilis ueſtitum, roſtrum tamen nigrum, item aures: alas duas, quæ ut dra
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              conis & piſcis uolantis, non ex plumis conſtant, ſed ex membranis, & qui­
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              dem nigris. </s>
              <s id="N20D3D">In utraque uerò ala habet digitum, cui eſt unguis, caudam latam,
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              & ſicut alas, membranaceam, in qua duos pedes, quorum uterque quinos ha
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              bet digitos uncis unguibus armatos, quibus in parietibus & rimis cauerna
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              rum adhæreſcit. </s>
              <s id="N20D46">Aut enim pendet, aut uolat, aut iacet. </s>
              <s id="N20D49">Quia uerò pedes non
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              oriuntur ex corpore, ſed ex cauda, ei eſſe traditur coxendix una. </s>
              <s id="N20D4E">Vocem a­
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              uetam ut mus non emittit, uerum ferè ut catellus latrat. </s>
              <s id="N20D53">Geminos autem, ut
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              Plinius, uolitat amplexa infantes, ſecumque deportat. </s>
              <s id="N20D58">Cauda & alis affixa di­
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              es aliquot uiuit. </s>
              <s id="N20D5D">Quinetiam Troglodytæ, qui in Africa habitant, interdiu,
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              maxime uerò meridie latent in ſuis ſpecubus.</s>
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              <s id="N20D64">De primi generis animantibus, quæ noctu uel interdiu in terræ cauernis
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              deliteſcunt, dormiuntúe ſatis. </s>
              <s id="N20D69">Abeo ad ſecundi generis animantes, quæ cer
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              to anni tempore, ut dixi, ſubterraneas cauernas ſuccedunt, & in eis graui ſo­
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              mno preſſæ menſes aliquot, quaſi mortuæ ſine cibo conſumunt, ac uſque ad
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              finem eum latent, dum tepore ueris humo excitatæ reuiuiſcunt, & remini­
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              ſcuntur cibum, quem tanto tempore oblitæ erant ſumere. </s>
              <s id="N20D74">Tametſi ex his de
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              quibus iam dixi, aliquæ ſunt etiam, ut omnis generis quædam beſtiæ ſunt,
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              in harum numero, ut ſuo loco
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              . </s>
              <s id="N20D7F">Hæ
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              aut terrenæ ſunt, aut uolucres,
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              aut aquatiles, aut earum uita eſt in terra pariter & in humore: ſed terrenas
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              hic quoque primò perſequar. </s>
              <s id="N20D8A">Itaque multæ quadrupedes hyemis aut æſta­
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              tis tempore ſe in ſpecus condunt. </s>
              <s id="N20D8F">Etenim mures Alpini autumno ſubeunt
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              cauernas, in quibus æſtate cubare conſueuerunt. </s>
              <s id="N20D94">Nam in eis ex fœno, ſtra­
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              minibus, ſarmentis exſtruunt cubilia, in quibus totam hyemem uſque ad uer
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              erinaceorum inſtar conuoluti deliteſcunt & dormiunt. </s>
              <s id="N20D9B">In una cauerna ple­
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              runque ſeptem, aut nouem, aut undecim, aut tredecim. </s>
              <s id="N20DA0">Mira uerò eis machi­
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              natio & ſolertia cum fœnum ac reliqua iam congeſſerunt. </s>
              <s id="N20DA5">Vnus enim hu­
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              mi ſtratus erectis pedibus omnibus iacet in dorſo, in quem,
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              in plau­</s>
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