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Many curious inventions are alluded to in this last volume: diving bells, p. 533; gunpowder, p. 536; oarless and very swift boats; carriages without horses running at an extraordinary speed: "Item currus possunt fieri ut sine animali moveantur impetu inæstimabili," p. 533.
Ipfaque, quac porro paullo majora, lacefluntp Sic a Prineipiis afcendit motus, & exit PauUatim noftros ad fenfus, ut moveantur Illa quoque, in Solis quae lumine cernere quimus;
a standing pool, worms and filthy creepers increase, (et vitium capiunt ni moveantur aquae, the water itself putrefies, and air likewise, if it be not continually stirred by the wind) so do evil and corrupt thoughts in an idle person, the soul is contaminated.