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

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              <s id="N2064D">GEORGII AGRICO
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              LAE DE ANIMANTIBVS
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              ſubterraneis Liber, ab autore recognitus.</s>
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              <s id="N20656">Corpvs ſubterraneum, ut res ipſa demonſtrat, in
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              animatum diſtribuitur, &
                <expan abbr="inanimatũ">inanimatum</expan>
              : quod autem
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              animi expers eſt, rurſus diuiditur in id, quod ſua
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              ſponte erumpit ex terra, & in id, quod ex eadem ef
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              foditur. </s>
              <s id="N20665">De altero inanimi genere dixi in quatuor
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              libris De natura eorum quæ
                <expan abbr="effluũt">effluunt</expan>
              ex terra inſcri
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              ptis, de altero in decem De natura
                <expan abbr="foſſiliũ">foſſilium</expan>
              :
                <expan abbr="nũc">nunc</expan>
              de
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              ſubterraneis animantibus
                <expan abbr="dicã">dicam</expan>
              . </s>
              <s id="N2067E">Cùm uerò genus
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                <expan abbr="animantiũ">animantium</expan>
              omne conſtet ex quatuor elementis, &
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              corpus
                <expan abbr="humidũ">humidum</expan>
              ac
                <expan abbr="ſiccũ">ſiccum</expan>
              , id eſt aqua & terra, ad
                <expan abbr="accipiendũ">accipiendum</expan>
              apta ſint, neceſſe
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              eſt ea ipſa duo elementa animantium
                <expan abbr="materiã">materiam</expan>
              eſſe. </s>
              <s id="N2069A">Ex quo rurſus illud qua­
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              dam naturæ neceſſitate conſequitur, ut omne animal & in aqua uel terra gi­
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              gnatur, & in eis
                <expan abbr="cõmoretur">commoretur</expan>
              atque uita fruatur. </s>
              <s id="N206A5">Nam beſtiæ uolucres, & ſi paſ­
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              ſim per aerem uolitant, tamen in terra, uel in ſtirpibus ex ea natis, uel in ædi­
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              ficijs ſuper ipſam collocatis,
                <expan abbr="conſtruũt">conſtruunt</expan>
              nidos, & eis aut terra aut aqua cibos
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              ſuppeditat. </s>
              <s id="N206B2">Vt enim uerum ſit quod perhibent, aues raras illas, & non adeò
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              magnas, quarum pennas longas, & colore luteo dilutiore ſplendentes, rex
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              Turcarum in ſuperiore parte coronæ, multis gemmis precioſis ornatæ ge­
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              ſtat, in aere perpetuum uitæ curſum tenere, fœminam ouis quæ parit, ſuper
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              dorſum maris ſinuatum, locatis uentre item ſinuato incubare, & pullos ex­
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              cludere, neutram uiuam unquam pedibus breuiſſimis, & in pluma recondi
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              tis terram attingere,
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              ſolo aere nec ali uidentur poſſe, nec augeſcere, ſed
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              his quibus ueſcuntur. </s>
              <s id="N206C7">Ac uerò
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              beſtiolæ, quæ
                <foreign lang="el">puri/gonoi</foreign>
              , propterea quòd
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              in terreno iſti igni
                <expan abbr="gignũtur">gignuntur</expan>
              , à Græcis nominantur, terra & aqua non
                <expan abbr="carẽt">carent</expan>
              :
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                <expan abbr="gignũtur">gignuntur</expan>
                <expan abbr="aũt">aut</expan>
              , ut Ariſtoteles ſcribit, in his Cypri fornacibus, in quibus lapis
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              ærarius multos dies crematur: atque magnis muſcis paulo maiores ſunt &
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              ſubalatæ. </s>
              <s id="N206E9">In igni ambulant & ſaliunt, ſed
                <expan abbr="emoriũtur">emoriuntur</expan>
              quàm primum ab eo di
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              motæ fuerint. </s>
              <s id="N206F2">Animantium
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              partim, tametſi latere ſoleant,
                <expan abbr="">non</expan>
                <expan abbr="ſubeũt">ſubeunt</expan>
              ter­
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              ræ rimas, nec foramina, nec ſpeluncas: quæ in ſubterranearum numero non
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              ſunt: partim noctu, aut interdiu ſubterraneas
                <expan abbr="ſuccedũt">ſuccedunt</expan>
              cauernas, partim cer­
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              to anni tempore:
                <expan abbr="quarũ">quarum</expan>
              utræ que eo ipſo diei uel anni tempore ſubterraneæ
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              ſunt, atque dici poſſunt: partim ferè perpetuo occulte in terra latent: quæ ſub­
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              terraneæ & ſemper ſunt, & proprie dicuntur. </s>
              <s id="N20713">Vt autem res expreſſior & il­
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              luſtrior fiat, paulo altius ordiar. </s>
              <s id="N20718">Quoniam animantes omnes natura mutati
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              ones temporum ſentiunt, pleræque frigoris aut caloris uitandi cauſa, uel regi
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              onem, locumúe mutant: uel ingrediuntur in domicilia, aut arbores exeſas &
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              excauatas: uel ſubeunt terram. </s>
              <s id="N20721">Earum
                <expan abbr="aũt">aut</expan>
              quæ regionem mutant, aliæ ſemei
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              egreſſæ nunquam reuertuntur, aliæ reuertuntur: nun quam redire ſolent ra­
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              tionis participes, hoc eſt homines. </s>
              <s id="N2072C">Etenim hi non modo frigoris aut caloris </s>
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