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  • The actual casket is below and is housed in The Museo degli argenti in The Pitti Palace, Florence.

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  • Tu vero licet Orpheus sis, saxa sono testudinis emolliens, nisi plumbea eorum corda, auri vel argenti malleo emollias, &c. Salisburiensis Policrat. lib.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • In Psal.lxxxv. omnes pulchritudines terrenas auri, argenti, nemorum et camporum pulchritudinem Solis et Lunae, stellarum, omnia pulchra superans.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Quid si nunc ostendam eos qui magna vi argenti domus inutiles aedificant, inquit Socrates.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Hor. Quisquis ambitione mala aut argenti pallet amore,

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • O that I had but that one nook of ground, that field there, that pasture, O si venam argenti fors quis mihi monstret —.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Praecedit enim eum in spatio circiter octodecim passuum discus onustus velut omni genere pretiosorum vasorum auri et argenti, gemmarum, et inæstimabilis artificij.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • In quarum prima sunt multæ mineriæ auri, in secunda argenti, et propter quandam crassitudinem aeris continuam, perpauca apparent sydera, praeter vnum quod dicunt

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Cuncti gradus ascendentes ad palatij aulas, et aularum cameras, et ad thalamos Camerarum sunt solidi de argento vel auro, sed et omnis stratura pauimentorum in alijs habetur ad similitudinem scacarij, vnam quadratam argenti, alteram auri, laminis valdè crassis, et in ipsis pauimentis, sunt exsculpta gesta, et historiæ diuersæ.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Instabulatur ibi et equa cum suo pullo, sed et ipse albus, nobilitèr phaleratus, et onustatus certo pondere auri et argenti.

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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