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

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              ditur ferè opij: occiditur autem difficulter. </s>
              <s id="N218FF">Rana rubeta mulieres ueneficæ
                <lb/>
                <expan abbr="quondã">quondam</expan>
              ad ueneficia ſunt uſæ. </s>
              <s id="N21907">Mus quoque aquatilis hyeme latet in ripis
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                <expan abbr="fluminũ">fluminum</expan>
              & riuorum quos incolit. </s>
              <s id="N2190F">Ei magnitudo ferè muris ſylueſtris: mor­
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              det ſæpe manus
                <expan abbr="piſcatorũ">piſcatorum</expan>
              , cùm ex foraminib. </s>
              <s id="N21918">
                <expan abbr="riparũ">riparum</expan>
              , cancros fluuiatiles ex­
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              trahunt. </s>
              <s id="N21920">Vorat piſciculos paruos, quales ſunt gobiones fluuiatiles, & albur
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              ni: uorat fœtus lucij, ſalaris, barbi, aliorumque: quocirca ubi magna uis id ge­
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              nus
                <expan abbr="muriũ">murium</expan>
              naſcitur, riuis uastitatem ſolet inferre. </s>
              <s id="N2192B">Cancer
                <expan abbr="etiã">etiam</expan>
              fluuiatilis ſuc­
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              cedit ripas, & in eis hyeme latet, æſtate
                <expan abbr="plerũque">plerunque</expan>
              uerſatur. </s>
              <s id="N21938">At ſcorpius, quem
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              Germania
                <expan abbr="tantũmodo">tantummodo</expan>
                <expan abbr="importatũ">importatum</expan>
              nouit, in terra non latet: quanque in parieti
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              bus, & ſub lapidibus. </s>
              <s id="N21947">Iam denique in ſerpentium genere, qui maxima ex par
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              te terreni ſunt, uipera, quam Græci
                <foreign lang="el">e)xi/dnhn</foreign>
              uocant, hyeme ſubit ſaxa. </s>
              <s id="N21950">Ea lon
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              ga eſt circiter cubitum, & maculis in cinereo fuſcis plena. </s>
              <s id="N21955">Primò intra ſe oua
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              parit: dein his excluſis uiuas animantes: nec tamen ipſa catulos ſingulos, ut
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              Nicander & Plinius ſcribunt, diebus ſingulis parit uiginti numero: nec cæ­
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              teræ tarditatis impatientes
                <expan abbr="perrũpunt">perrumpunt</expan>
              latera occiſa parente: ſed ut nobis ſer
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                <expan abbr="pentiũ">pentium</expan>
              ſpeculatores affirmant, uno eodemque die catulos plerunque undecim,
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              plures
                <expan abbr="interdũ">interdum</expan>
              parit: & quidem eis ſuperſtes uiuit. </s>
              <s id="N2196D">Nec uerò
                <expan abbr="etiã">etiam</expan>
              cum uipe­
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                <expan abbr="cõmiſcent">commiſcent</expan>
              corpora ſibi
                <expan abbr="circũuolutæ">circunuolutæ</expan>
              fœmina maris caput
                <expan abbr="inſertũ">inſertum</expan>
              in os, ut
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              idem Plinius ſcribit, abrodit uoluptatis dulcedine: non
                <expan abbr="aũt">aut</expan>
              mas modo, ue­
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              rum etiam fœmina natura
                <expan abbr="breuẽ">breuem</expan>
              & quaſi mutilam habet caudam,
                <expan abbr="">non</expan>
              ut ple­
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              ræque aliæ ſerpentes longam: ſed
                <expan abbr="differũt">differunt</expan>
              inter ſe: etenim fœminæ caput eſt la
                <lb/>
              tum, maris
                <expan abbr="acutũ">acutum</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N2199E">Cùm hic mordet ac uirus euomit,
                <expan abbr="apparẽt">apparent</expan>
              ueſtigia
                <expan abbr="duorũ">duorum</expan>
                <lb/>
              dentium acutorum: cum illa, plurium: uipera non lac modo ſicuti ſerpentes
                <lb/>
              cæteri, appetit, ſed etiam
                <expan abbr="uinũ">uinum</expan>
              : unde eam Galenus in lagenam uino refertam
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              irrepſiſſe ſcribit, &
                <expan abbr="uinũ">uinum</expan>
              , in quo demortua fuit, potum elephantiaſe laboran
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              ti remedium fuiſſe: contra ad uiperæ morſum multa faciunt, ſed maxime
                <lb/>
              taxi arboris ſuccum facere Claudium Cæſarem edicto propoſito Roma­
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              nos admonuiſſe Suetonius ſcriptum reliquit. </s>
              <s id="N219BD">Minori
                <expan abbr="aũt">aut</expan>
              uiperæ dipſas
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              eſt aſſimilis: quæ cùm alba ſit, eius caudam duæ nigræ diſtinguunt lineæ: à
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              ſe ictum inexplebili ſiti enecat, ex quo nomen hoc duxit: quin ipſa multum
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              ſitit: quocirca immoderato potu onuſtæ umbilicus rumpitur, et grauius o­
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              nus effundit: hanc alij cauſonem, alij preſterem uocant: ſed preſter, ut corpo
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              ris forma non multum à dipſade differat, effectu differt: nam
                <expan abbr="ictũ">ictum</expan>
              extemplo
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              ſideratione quadam reddit immobilem ac mente alienum: mox pilis deflu­
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              entibus cum pruritu ac uentris ſolutione abſumit. </s>
              <s id="N219D6">Condit etiam ſe in ter­
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              ra, ſicuti cæteræ ſerpentes ferè omnes, uel in ſaxorum rimis cæcula: ex cæci­
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              tate apud Germanos quoque nominata:
                <expan abbr="quã">quam</expan>
                <expan abbr="eadẽ">eadem</expan>
              de cauſa Nicander
                <foreign lang="el">tuflw_­
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                pa</foreign>
              , alij
                <foreign lang="el">tufli_non</foreign>
              nominant:
                <expan abbr="etem̃">etenim</expan>
              caret oculis. </s>
              <s id="N219F3">Color ei in luteo uiridis, & ual
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              de ſplendens: nunque pede eſt longior, nunquam digito craſſior, ea ſicut &
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              uipera, ut Columella ſcriptum reliquit, ſæpe cùm in paſcua bos improuide
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              ſupercubuit, laceſſita onere morſum imprimit. </s>
              <s id="N219FC">Quin amphisbæna hebe­
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              tes habet oculos: item parua eſt & tarda, ſed biceps: quare alterutro capite,
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              cum ei libitum fuerit, progredi uel regredi poteſt: unde ei nomen
                <expan abbr="impoſitũ">impoſitum</expan>
              :
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              denſæ cuti color inſidet terræ, uarijs notis diſtinctæ. </s>
              <s id="N21A09">Huic non diſſimilis
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              eſt figura ſcytale, ſed pinguior: ei craſſitudo quæ manubrio ligonis, longitu</s>
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