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

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              aſpectu: qui plerunque metallicis infeſti atque inimici ſunt. </s>
              <s id="N21F02">Talis fuit Anneber
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              gius ille, qui operarios duodecim amplius flatu interfecit in ſpecu, qui coro
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              na roſacea appellatur. </s>
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                <expan abbr="Flatũ">Flatum</expan>
              uerò emittebat ex rictu. </s>
              <s id="N21F0F">Equi enim ſpecie
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                tis</expan>
                <expan abbr="procerũ">procerum</expan>
                <expan abbr="collũ">collum</expan>
              & truces oculos dicitur uiſus. </s>
              <s id="N21F20">Eiuſmodi etiam fuit Sneber
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              gius, nigro cucullo ueſtitus, qui in fodina Georgiana operarium è ſolo
                <expan abbr="ſub­latũ">ſub­
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                latum</expan>
              in ſuperiore loco maximæ illius concauitatis
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              feracis
                <expan abbr="argẽti">argenti</expan>
              col
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              locauit, non ſine corporis attritu. </s>
              <s id="N21F35">Certe Pſellus, cùm ſex genera dæmonum
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              definiat numero, hoc cæteris peius eſſe dicit: quòd ipſi amictui ſit craſſior
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              materia. </s>
              <s id="N21F3C">Quidam philoſophi hos & ſimiles dæmones, qui nocentes ſunt, &
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              natura improbi, nominant brutos, & rationis expertes.</s>
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              <s id="N21F43">Sunt deinde mites, quos
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              alij, ut etiam Græci, uocant Coba­
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              los, quòd hominum ſunt imitatores. </s>
              <s id="N21F4C">Nam quaſi læticia geſtientes rident: &
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              multa uidentur facere,
                <expan abbr="quũ">quum</expan>
              prorſus nihil faciant. </s>
              <s id="N21F55">Alij nominant uirunculos
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              montanos, ſignificantes
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              , qua plerunque ſunt: nempe nani tres dodran
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              tes longi. </s>
              <s id="N21F60">Videntur
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              eſſe ſeneciones & ueſtiti more
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              , id eſt, uit
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              tato induſio, & corio
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              lumbos dependentes induti. </s>
              <s id="N21F71">Hi damnum dare
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              non ſolent metallicis, ſed uagantur in puteis & cuniculis: &
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              nihil
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              ,
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              in omni laborum genere uidentur ſe exercere: quaſi modo fodiant uenas,
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              modo in uaſa infundant id quod effoſſum eſt: modo uerſent machinam tra
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              ctoriam. </s>
              <s id="N21F84">Quanquam uerò
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              glareis laceſſunt operarios, rariſſime ta­
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              men eos lædunt. </s>
              <s id="N21F8D">Nec lædunt unquam, niſi prius ipſi cachinno fuerint, aut
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              maledicto laceſſiti. </s>
              <s id="N21F92">Itaque
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              admodum diſſimiles ſunt dæmonibus, tum his
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              qui raro hominibus apparent, quum quotidie partem laboris domi perfici
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              ant, & curent iumenta: quibus quod noſtri cauſa benigne faciant, generique
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              hominum ſint, aut ſaltem eſſe uidentur amici, nomen impoſuerunt Germa­
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              ni, Gutelos enim appellant: tum Trullis uocatis: quos ſexu tam mulierisque
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              uiri ementito, cùm apud alias nationes, tum maxime apud Suionas in famu
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              latu fuiſſe fuerunt. </s>
              <s id="N21FA5">Sed dæmones montani potiſſimum laborant in his ſpe­
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              cubus, è quibus metalla effodiuntur iam, uel ea effodi poſſe ſpes eſt. </s>
              <s id="N21FAA">Quocir
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              ca metallici non deterrentur à laboribus, ſed omen inde capientes alacriori
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              animo ſunt, & uehementius laborant.</s>
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