Full text: Trigault, Nicolas: Regni Chinensis descriptio

DE MARIBVS. Apollonio πλημμνρὶς παλίνος? ?@,
Theophraſto ἄμπωτις, Straboni denique
ἄνεζις, Cauſſis ejus inquirendis operam
maximam impenderunt maxima quon-
dam ævoque noſtro ingenia; Heroibus
etiam hanc curam ſuſcipientibus. Eſt
enim illa maris Reciprocatio admiratio-
ne digniſſima, & res plane divina. Bene
M. Tullius lib. 111. de Natura Deorum: Luid Chalcidico Euripo in motu identi-
dem reciprocando putas fieri poſſe conſtan-
tius? quid freto Sicilienſi, quid Oceani fer-
vore illis in locis,

Europam Libyamque rapax ubi divi-
dit unda?

Luid Aestus maritimi vel Hispanienſes,
vel Britannici, eorumque certis tempori-
bus vel Acceſſus vel Receſſus ſine Deo fieri
num poſſunt? Cauſſæ vero variis variæ,
quemadmodum videre eſt apud Plutar-
chum de Placitis Philoſoph. Plato, notan-
te Stobæo ἐηλογ. φν? ?ικ. lib. 1. (videndus
& ipſe in Phædone) αἰώραν {τῶυ} \’νδάπων
ſuſpendium adfert Aquarum; eſſe enim
illud per quoddam Terræ foramem, Æ-
ſtum circumferens, ac Mari tumorem
concilians. Ariſtoteles & Heraclides apud
eundem Soli cauſſam tribuunt; pleroſque
Spiritus moventi ac circumferenti: qui-
bus ingruentibus quidem, propulſum
Atlanticum mare intumeſcat, Æſtumque

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