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Colloquium heptaplomeres

de rerum sublimium arcanis abditis

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Author: Jean Bodin
Published: 1857
Language: Latin
Wordcount: 138,493 / 541 pg
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,785
Added to site: 2006.02.27
mnybks.net#: 12932
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Non-fiction
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OCTAVIUS: Meminisse juvat periculorum praeteritorum, ac Neptunum procul a terra spectare furentem[2], ut ab hominis istius teterrimi cogitatione quam longissime discedamus, nam ut lyricus ille scribit. Quae enim[3] ex Phaedone Platonis mox legit anagnostes, recordationem mihi excitarunt periculosissimae navigationis, quam nisi molestum esset, libenter vobis enarrarem.

me tabula sacer Votiva paries indicat humida suspendisse potenti Vestimenta maris Deo[4],

[1.] Alius: Posthaec. [2.] Horatii Epist. I, 1. [3.] Horatii Carm. Od. I, 5. [4.] Alius: etiam.

CORONAEUS: Quis non libenter Octavium audiret?

[1]OCTAVIUS: Cum in Aegypto urbem Cairam, quam incolae a civium multitudine et urbis magnitudine gallinam incubantem interpretantur, et circa urbem pyramides antiquas lustrarem, Genevensis quidam empiricus, quem mihi socium adjunxeram, persuasit, ut Amomiam[2] legeremus; sic enim appellabat Aegypti cadavera, quae antiquitus amomo, cardamomo, sala, aceto, melle, myrrha, a

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