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<p><milestone n="1" unit="section" /><w id="4368741">Magnum</w><ref id="n0" target="ref0" /> <w id="4368742">ingenium</w> <w id="4368743">L</w>. <w id="4368745">Luculli</w> <w id="4368746">magnumque</w> <w id="4368747">optimarum</w> <w id="4368748">artium</w> <w id="4368749">studium</w>, <w id="4368751">turn</w> <w id="4368752">omnis</w> <w id="4368753">liberalis</w> <w id="4368754">et</w> <w id="4368755">digna</w>
<w id="4368756">homine</w> <w id="4368757">nobili</w> <w id="4368758">ab</w> <w id="4368759">eo</w> <w id="4368760">percepta</w><ref id="n1" target="ref1" /> <w id="4368761">doctrina</w><ref id="n2" target="ref2" /> <w id="4368762">quibus</w> <w id="4368763">temporibus</w> <w id="4368764">florere</w> <w id="4368765">in</w> <w id="4368766">foro</w> <w id="4368767">maxume</w> <w id="4368768">potuit</w> <w id="4368769">caruit</w> <w id="4368770">omnino</w>
<w id="4368771">rebus</w> <w id="4368772">urbanis</w>. <w id="4368774">ut</w> <w id="4368775">enim</w> [<w id="4368776">urbanis</w><ref id="n3" target="ref3" /><ref id="n4" target="ref4" />] <w id="4368777">admodum</w> <w id="4368778">adulescens</w>
<w id="4368779">cum</w> <w id="4368780">fratre</w> <w id="4368781">pari</w> <w id="4368782">pietate</w> <w id="4368783">et</w> <w id="4368784">industria</w> <w id="4368785">praedito</w> <w id="4368786">paternas</w>
<w id="4368787">inimicitias</w> <w id="4368788">magna</w> <w id="4368789">cum</w> <w id="4368790">gloria</w> <w id="4368791">est</w> <w id="4368792">persecutus</w>, <w id="4368794">in</w> <w id="4368795">Asiam</w>
<w id="4368796">quaestor</w> <w id="4368797">profectus</w> <w id="4368798">ibi</w> <w id="4368799">permultos</w> <w id="4368800">annos</w> <w id="4368801">admirabili</w> <w id="4368802">quadam</w> <w id="4368803">laude</w> <w id="4368804">provinciae</w> <w id="4368805">praefuit</w>;<ref id="n5" target="ref5" /> <w id="4368807">deinde</w> <w id="4368808">absens</w> <w id="4368809">factus</w>
<w id="4368810">aedilis</w>, <w id="4368812">continuo</w> <w id="4368813">praetor</w> (<w id="4368814">licebat</w> <w id="4368815">enim</w> <w id="4368816">celerius</w> <w id="4368817">legis</w>
<w id="4368818">praemio</w>), <w id="4368820">post</w> <w id="4368821">in</w> <w id="4368822">Africam</w>, <w id="4368824">inde</w> <w id="4368825">ad</w> <w id="4368826">consulatum</w>; <w id="4368828">quem</w>
<w id="4368829">ita</w> <w id="4368830">gessit</w> <w id="4368831">ut</w> <w id="4368832">diligentiam</w> <w id="4368833">admirarentur</w> <w id="4368834">omnes</w> <w id="4368835">ingenium</w>
<w id="4368836">agnoscerent</w>.<ref id="n6" target="ref6" /> <w id="4368838">post</w> <w id="4368839">ad</w> <w id="4368840">Mithridaticum</w> <w id="4368841">bellum</w> <w id="4368842">missus</w><ref id="n7" target="ref7" /> <w id="4368843">a</w>
<w id="4368844">senatu</w> <w id="4368845">non</w> <w id="4368846">modo</w> <w id="4368847">opinionem</w> <w id="4368848">vicit</w> <w id="4368849">omnii</w>, <w id="4368851">quae</w> <w id="4368852">de</w>
<w id="4368853">virtute</w> <w id="4368854">eius</w> <w id="4368855">erat</w> <w id="4368856">sed</w> <w id="4368857">etiam</w> <w id="4368858">gloriam</w> <w id="4368859">superiorum</w>;
<milestone n="2" unit="section" /><w id="4368861">idque</w> <w id="4368862">eo</w> <w id="4368863">fuit</w> <w id="4368864">mirabilius</w> <w id="4368865">quod</w> <w id="4368866">ab</w> <w id="4368867">eo</w> <w id="4368868">laus</w> <w id="4368869">imperatoria</w> <w id="4368870">non</w> <w id="4368871">admodum</w> <w id="4368872">expectabatur</w>,<ref id="n8" target="ref8" /> <w id="4368874">qui</w> <w id="4368875">adulescentiam</w><ref id="n9" target="ref9" />
<w id="4368876">in</w> <w id="4368877">forensi</w> <w id="4368878">opera</w>, <w id="4368880">quaesturae</w> <w id="4368881">diuturnum</w> <w id="4368882">tempus</w> <w id="4368883">Murena</w>
<w id="4368884">bellum</w> <w id="4368885">in</w> <w id="4368886">Ponto</w> <w id="4368887">gerente</w> <w id="4368888">in</w> <w id="4368889">Asiae</w> <w id="4368890">pace</w> <w id="4368891">consumpserat</w>.
<w id="4368893">sed</w> <w id="4368894">incredibilis</w> <w id="4368895">quaedam</w> <w id="4368896">ingenii</w> <w id="4368897">magnitude</w> <w id="4368898">non</w> <w id="4368899">desideravit</w> <w id="4368900">indocilem</w> <w id="4368901">usus</w> <w id="4368902">disciplinam</w>. <w id="4368904">itaque</w> <w id="4368905">cum</w> <w id="4368906">totum</w>
<w id="4368907">iter</w> <w id="4368908">et</w> <w id="4368909">navigationem</w> <w id="4368910">consumpsisset</w> <w id="4368911">partim</w> <w id="4368912">in</w> <w id="4368913">percontando</w><ref id="n10" target="ref10" /><ref id="n11" target="ref11" /> <w id="4368914">a</w> <w id="4368915">peritis</w> <w id="4368916">partim</w> <w id="4368917">in</w> <w id="4368918">rebus</w> <w id="4368919">gestis</w> <w id="4368920">legendis</w>, <w id="4368922">in</w>
<w id="4368923">Asiam</w> <w id="4368924">factus</w> <w id="4368925">imperator</w> <w id="4368926">venit</w>, <w id="4368928">cum</w> <w id="4368929">esset</w> <w id="4368930">Roma</w> <w id="4368931">profectus</w> <w id="4368932">rei</w> <w id="4368933">militaris</w> <w id="4368934">rudis</w>. <w id="4368936">habuit</w> <w id="4368937">enim</w> <w id="4368938">divinam</w> <w id="4368939">quandam</w> <w id="4368940">memoriam</w> <w id="4368941">rerum</w> — <w id="4368942">verborum</w> <w id="4368943">maiorem</w> <w id="4368944">Horten</w>-

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<w id="4368945">sius</w>; <w id="4368947">sed</w> <w id="4368948">quo</w> <w id="4368949">plus</w> <w id="4368950">in</w> <w id="4368951">negotiis</w> <w id="4368952">gerendis</w> <w id="4368953">res</w> <w id="4368954">quaint</w> <w id="4368955">verba</w>
<w id="4368956">prosunt</w>, <w id="4368958">hoc</w> <w id="4368959">erat</w> <w id="4368960">memoria</w> <w id="4368961">illa</w> <w id="4368962">praestantior</w>. <w id="4368964">quam</w>
<w id="4368965">fuisse</w> <w id="4368966">in</w> <w id="4368967">Themistocle</w>, <w id="4368969">quem</w> <w id="4368970">facile</w> <w id="4368971">Graeciae</w> <w id="4368972">principem</w>
<w id="4368973">ponimus</w>, <w id="4368975">singularem</w> <w id="4368976">ferunt</w>; <w id="4368978">qui</w> <w id="4368979">quidem</w> <w id="4368980">etiam</w> <w id="4368981">pollicenti</w> <w id="4368982">cuidam</w> <w id="4368983">se</w> <w id="4368984">artem</w> <w id="4368985">ei</w><ref id="n12" target="ref12" /> <w id="4368986">memoriae</w>, <w id="4368988">quae</w> <w id="4368989">tum</w> <w id="4368990">primum</w>
<w id="4368991">proferebatur</w>, <w id="4368993">traditurum</w> <w id="4368994">respondisse</w> <w id="4368995">dicitur</w> <w id="4368996">oblivisci</w>
<w id="4368997">se</w> <w id="4368998">malle</w> <w id="4368999">discere</w>, <w id="4369001">credo</w> <w id="4369002">quod</w> <w id="4369003">haerebant</w> <w id="4369004">in</w> <w id="4369005">memorial</w>
<w id="4369006">quaecumque</w> <w id="4369007">audierat</w><ref id="n13" target="ref13" /> <w id="4369008">et</w> <w id="4369009">viderat</w>. <w id="4369011">tali</w> <w id="4369012">ingenio</w> <w id="4369013">praeditus</w> <w id="4369014">Lucullus</w> <w id="4369015">adiunxerat</w><ref id="n14" target="ref14" /> <w id="4369016">etiam</w> <w id="4369017">illam</w> <w id="4369018">quam</w> <w id="4369019">Themistocles</w> <w id="4369020">spreverat</w> <w id="4369021">disciplinam</w>; <w id="4369023">itaque</w> <w id="4369024">ut</w> <w id="4369025">litteris</w> <w id="4369026">consignamus</w> <w id="4369027">quae</w> <w id="4369028">monimentis</w> <w id="4369029">mandare</w> <w id="4369030">volumus</w> <w id="4369031">sic</w>
<w id="4369032">ille</w> <w id="4369033">in</w> <w id="4369034">animo</w> <w id="4369035">res</w> <w id="4369036">insculptas</w> <w id="4369037">habebat</w>.<milestone n="3" unit="section" /> <w id="4369039">tantus</w> <w id="4369040">ergo</w> <w id="4369041">imperator</w> <w id="4369042">in</w> <w id="4369043">omni</w> <w id="4369044">genere</w> <w id="4369045">belli</w> <w id="4369046">fuit</w>, <w id="4369048">proeliis</w> <w id="4369049">oppugnationibus</w> <w id="4369050">navalibus</w> <w id="4369051">pugnis</w> <w id="4369052">totiusque</w> <w id="4369053">belli</w> <w id="4369054">instrunmento</w>
<w id="4369055">et</w> <w id="4369056">adparatu</w>, <w id="4369058">ut</w> <w id="4369059">ille</w> <w id="4369060">rex</w> <w id="4369061">post</w> <w id="4369062">Alexandrum</w> <w id="4369063">maxumus</w>
<w id="4369064">hunc</w> <w id="4369065">a</w> <w id="4369066">se</w> <w id="4369067">maiorem</w> <w id="4369068">ducem</w> <w id="4369069">cognitum</w> <w id="4369070">quam</w> <w id="4369071">quemquam</w>
<w id="4369072">eorum</w> <w id="4369073">quos</w> <w id="4369074">legisset</w> <w id="4369075">fateretur</w>. <w id="4369077">in</w> <w id="4369078">eodem</w> <w id="4369079">tanta</w> <w id="4369080">prudentia</w> <w id="4369081">fuit</w> <w id="4369082">in</w> <w id="4369083">constituendis</w> <w id="4369084">temperandisque</w> <w id="4369085">civitatibus</w>.
<w id="4369087">tanta</w> <w id="4369088">aequitas</w>, <w id="4369090">ut</w> <w id="4369091">hodie</w> <w id="4369092">stet</w> <w id="4369093">Asia</w> <w id="4369094">Luculli</w> <w id="4369095">institutis</w> <w id="4369096">servandis</w> <w id="4369097">et</w> <w id="4369098">quasi</w> <w id="4369099">vestigiis</w> <w id="4369100">persequendis</w>. <w id="4369102">Sed</w> <w id="4369103">etsi</w> <w id="4369104">magna</w>
<w id="4369105">cum</w> <w id="4369106">utilitate</w> <w id="4369107">rei</w> <w id="4369108">publicae</w>, <w id="4369110">tamen</w> <w id="4369111">diutius</w> <w id="4369112">quam</w> <w id="4369113">vellem</w>
<w id="4369114">tanta</w> <w id="4369115">vis</w> <w id="4369116">virtutis</w> <w id="4369117">atque</w> <w id="4369118">ingenii</w> <w id="4369119">peregrinata</w> <w id="4369120">afuit</w> <w id="4369121">ab</w>
<w id="4369122">oculis</w> <w id="4369123">et</w> <w id="4369124">fori</w> <w id="4369125">et</w> <w id="4369126">curiae</w>. <w id="4369128">quin</w> <w id="4369129">etiam</w> <w id="4369130">cum</w> <w id="4369131">victor</w> <w id="4369132">a</w>
<w id="4369133">Mithridatico</w> <w id="4369134">bello</w> <w id="4369135">revertisset</w>, <w id="4369137">inimicorum</w> <w id="4369138">calumnia</w>
<w id="4369139">triennio</w> <w id="4369140">tardius</w> <w id="4369141">quam</w> <w id="4369142">debuerat</w> <w id="4369143">triumphavit</w>; <w id="4369145">nos</w>
<w id="4369146">enim</w> <w id="4369147">consules</w> <w id="4369148">introduximus</w> <w id="4369149">paene</w> <w id="4369150">in</w> <w id="4369151">urbem</w><ref id="n15" target="ref15" /> <w id="4369152">currum</w>
<w id="4369153">clarissimi</w> <w id="4369154">viri</w>. <w id="4369156">cuius</w> <w id="4369157">mihi</w> <w id="4369158">consilium</w> <w id="4369159">et</w> <w id="4369160">auctoritas</w> <w id="4369161">quid</w>
<w id="4369162">tum</w> <w id="4369163">in</w> <w id="4369164">maximis</w> <w id="4369165">rebus</w> <w id="4369166">profuisset</w> <w id="4369167">dicerem</w>, <w id="4369169">nisi</w> <w id="4369170">de</w> <w id="4369171">me</w>
<w id="4369172">ipso</w> <w id="4369173">dicendum</w> <w id="4369174">esset</w>, <w id="4369176">quod</w> <w id="4369177">hoc</w> <w id="4369178">tempore</w> <w id="4369179">non</w> <w id="4369180">est</w> <w id="4369181">necesse</w>; <w id="4369183">ita</w> <w id="4369184">privabo</w> <w id="4369185">potius</w> <w id="4369186">illum</w> <w id="4369187">debito</w> <w id="4369188">testimonio</w> <w id="4369189">quam</w>
<w id="4369190">id</w> <w id="4369191">cum</w> <w id="4369192">mea</w><ref id="n16" target="ref16" /> <w id="4369193">laude</w> <w id="4369194">communicenm</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="2" /><p><milestone n="4" unit="section" /><w id="4369196">Sed</w> <w id="4369197">quae</w> <w id="4369198">populari</w> <w id="4369199">gloria</w> <w id="4369200">decorari</w> <w id="4369201">in</w> <w id="4369202">Lucullo</w> <w id="4369203">debuerunt</w>, <w id="4369205">ea</w> <w id="4369206">fere</w> <w id="4369207">sunt</w> <w id="4369208">et</w> <w id="4369209">Graecis</w> <w id="4369210">litteris</w> <w id="4369211">celebrata</w> <w id="4369212">et</w>
<w id="4369213">Latinis</w>. <w id="4369215">nos</w> <w id="4369216">autem</w> <w id="4369217">illa</w> <w id="4369218">externa</w> <w id="4369219">cum</w> <w id="4369220">multis</w>, <w id="4369222">haec</w>

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<w id="4369223">interiora</w> <w id="4369224">cum</w> <w id="4369225">paucis</w> <w id="4369226">ex</w> <w id="4369227">ipso</w> <w id="4369228">saepe</w> <w id="4369229">cognovimus</w>. <w id="4369231">maiore</w>
<w id="4369232">enim</w> <w id="4369233">studio</w> <w id="4369234">Lucullus</w> <w id="4369235">cum</w> <w id="4369236">omni</w> <w id="4369237">litterarum</w> <w id="4369238">generi</w><ref id="n17" target="ref17" />
<w id="4369239">tum</w> <w id="4369240">philosophiae</w> <w id="4369241">deditus</w> <w id="4369242">fuit</w> <w id="4369243">quam</w> <w id="4369244">qui</w> <w id="4369245">ilium</w> <w id="4369246">ignorabant</w> <w id="4369247">arbitrabantur</w>, <w id="4369249">nec</w> <w id="4369250">vero</w> <w id="4369251">ineunte</w> <w id="4369252">aetate</w> <w id="4369253">solum</w>
<w id="4369254">sed</w> <w id="4369255">et</w><ref id="n18" target="ref18" /> <w id="4369256">pro</w> <w id="4369257">quaestore</w> <w id="4369258">aliquot</w> <w id="4369259">annos</w> <w id="4369260">et</w> <w id="4369261">in</w> <w id="4369262">ipso</w> <w id="4369263">bello</w>, <w id="4369265">in</w>
<w id="4369266">quo</w> <w id="4369267">ita</w> <w id="4369268">magna</w> <w id="4369269">rei</w> <w id="4369270">militaris</w> <w id="4369271">esse</w> <w id="4369272">occupatio</w> <w id="4369273">solet</w> <w id="4369274">ut</w>
<w id="4369275">non</w> <w id="4369276">multum</w> <w id="4369277">imperatori</w> <w id="4369278">sub</w> <w id="4369279">ipsis</w> <w id="4369280">pellibus</w> <w id="4369281">otii</w> <w id="4369282">relinquatur</w>. <w id="4369284">Cum</w> <w id="4369285">autem</w> <w id="4369286">e</w> <w id="4369287">philosophis</w> <w id="4369288">ingenio</w> <w id="4369289">scientiaque</w>
<w id="4369290">putaretur</w> <w id="4369291">Antiochus</w> <w id="4369292">Philonis</w> <w id="4369293">auditor</w> <w id="4369294">excellere</w>, <w id="4369296">eum</w>
<w id="4369297">secum</w> <w id="4369298">et</w> <w id="4369299">quaestor</w> <w id="4369300">habuit</w> <w id="4369301">et</w> <w id="4369302">post</w> <w id="4369303">aliquot</w> <w id="4369304">annos</w> <w id="4369305">imperator</w>, <w id="4369307">quique</w><ref id="n19" target="ref19" /> <w id="4369308">esset</w><ref id="n20" target="ref20" /> <w id="4369309">ea</w> <w id="4369310">memoria</w><ref id="n21" target="ref21" /> <w id="4369311">quam</w><ref id="n22" target="ref22" /> <w id="4369312">ante</w> <w id="4369313">dixi</w> <w id="4369314">ea</w><ref id="n23" target="ref23" />
<w id="4369315">saepe</w> <w id="4369316">audiendo</w> <w id="4369317">facile</w> <w id="4369318">cognovit</w> <w id="4369319">quae</w> <w id="4369320">vel</w> <w id="4369321">semel</w> <w id="4369322">audita</w>
<w id="4369323">meminisse</w> <w id="4369324">potuisset</w>. <w id="4369326">delectabatur</w> <w id="4369327">autem</w> <w id="4369328">mirifice</w> <w id="4369329">lectione</w> <w id="4369330">librorum</w> <w id="4369331">de</w> <w id="4369332">quibus</w> <w id="4369333">audiebat</w>.<ref id="n24" target="ref24" /></p>
<p><milestone n="5" unit="section" /><w id="4369335">Ac</w> <w id="4369336">vereor</w> <w id="4369337">interdum</w> <w id="4369338">ne</w> <w id="4369339">talium</w> <w id="4369340">personarum</w> <w id="4369341">cum</w>
<w id="4369342">amplificare</w> <w id="4369343">velim</w> <w id="4369344">minuam</w> <w id="4369345">etiam</w> <w id="4369346">gloriam</w>. <w id="4369348">sunt</w> <w id="4369349">enim</w>
<w id="4369350">multi</w> <w id="4369351">qui</w> <w id="4369352">omnino</w> <w id="4369353">Graecas</w> <w id="4369354">non</w> <w id="4369355">ament</w> <w id="4369356">litteras</w>, <w id="4369358">plures</w>
<w id="4369359">qui</w><ref id="n25" target="ref25" /> <w id="4369360">philosophiam</w>, <w id="4369362">reliqui</w> <w id="4369363">qui</w> <w id="4369364">etiam</w> <w id="4369365">si</w> <w id="4369366">haec</w> <w id="4369367">non</w> <w id="4369368">inprobent</w> <w id="4369369">tamen</w> <w id="4369370">earum</w> <w id="4369371">rerum</w> <w id="4369372">disputationem</w> <w id="4369373">principibus</w>
<w id="4369374">civitatis</w> <w id="4369375">non</w> <w id="4369376">ita</w> <w id="4369377">decoram</w> <w id="4369378">putent</w>. <w id="4369380">Ego</w> <w id="4369381">autem</w> <w id="4369382">cum</w>
<w id="4369383">Graecas</w> <w id="4369384">litteras</w> <w id="4369385">M</w>. <w id="4369387">Catonem</w> <w id="4369388">in</w> <w id="4369389">senectute</w> <w id="4369390">didicisse</w> <w id="4369391">acceperim</w>, <w id="4369393">P</w>. <w id="4369395">autem</w> <w id="4369396">Africani</w> <w id="4369397">historiae</w> <w id="4369398">loquantur</w> <w id="4369399">in</w>
<w id="4369400">legatione</w> <w id="4369401">illa</w> <w id="4369402">nobili</w>, <w id="4369404">quam</w> <w id="4369405">ante</w><ref id="n26" target="ref26" /> <w id="4369406">censuram</w> <w id="4369407">obiit</w>,
<w id="4369409">Panaetium</w> <w id="4369410">unum</w> <w id="4369411">omnino</w> <w id="4369412">comitem</w> <w id="4369413">fuisse</w>, <w id="4369415">nec</w> <w id="4369416">litterarum</w> <w id="4369417">Graecarum</w> <w id="4369418">nec</w> <w id="4369419">philosophiae</w> <w id="4369420">iam</w> <w id="4369421">ullum</w> <w id="4369422">auctorem</w>
<w id="4369423">requiro</w>.
<milestone n="6" unit="section" /><w id="4369425">Restat</w> <w id="4369426">ut</w> <w id="4369427">iis</w> <w id="4369428">respondeam</w> <w id="4369429">qui</w> <w id="4369430">sermonibus</w>
<w id="4369431">eius</w> <w id="4369432">modi</w> <w id="4369433">nolint</w> <w id="4369434">personas</w> <w id="4369435">tam</w> <w id="4369436">graves</w> <w id="4369437">inligari</w>. <w id="4369439">quasi</w>
<w id="4369440">vero</w> <w id="4369441">clarorum</w> <w id="4369442">virorum</w> <w id="4369443">aut</w> <w id="4369444">tacitos</w> <w id="4369445">congressus</w><ref id="n27" target="ref27" /> <w id="4369446">esse</w>
<w id="4369447">oporteat</w> <w id="4369448">aut</w> <w id="4369449">ludicros</w> <w id="4369450">sermones</w> <w id="4369451">aut</w> <w id="4369452">rerum</w> <w id="4369453">conloquia</w>
<w id="4369454">leviorum</w>. <w id="4369456">etenim</w><ref id="n28" target="ref28" /> <w id="4369457">si</w> <w id="4369458">quodam</w> <w id="4369459">in</w> <w id="4369460">libro</w> <w id="4369461">vere</w> <w id="4369462">est</w> <w id="4369463">a</w> <w id="4369464">nobis</w>
<w id="4369465">philosophia</w> <w id="4369466">laudata</w>, <w id="4369468">profecto</w> <w id="4369469">eius</w> <w id="4369470">tractatio</w> <w id="4369471">optimo</w>
<w id="4369472">atque</w> <w id="4369473">amplissimo</w> <w id="4369474">quoque</w> <w id="4369475">dignissima</w> <w id="4369476">est</w>, <w id="4369478">nec</w> <w id="4369479">quic</w>-

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<w id="4369480">quam</w> <w id="4369481">aliud</w> [<w id="4369482">ut</w><ref id="n29" target="ref29" />] <w id="4369483">videndum</w> <w id="4369484">est</w> <w id="4369485">nobis</w>, <w id="4369487">quos</w> <w id="4369488">populus</w> <w id="4369489">Romanus</w> <w id="4369490">hoc</w> <w id="4369491">in</w> <w id="4369492">gradu</w> <w id="4369493">conlocavit</w>, <w id="4369495">nisi</w> <w id="4369496">ne</w> <w id="4369497">quid</w> <w id="4369498">privatis</w>
<w id="4369499">studiis</w> <w id="4369500">de</w> <w id="4369501">opera</w> <w id="4369502">publica</w> <w id="4369503">detrahamus</w>. <w id="4369505">quod</w> <w id="4369506">si</w> <w id="4369507">cum</w>
<w id="4369508">fungi</w> <w id="4369509">munere</w> <w id="4369510">debebamus</w> <w id="4369511">non</w> <w id="4369512">modo</w> <w id="4369513">operam</w> <w id="4369514">nostram</w>
<w id="4369515">umquam</w><ref id="n30" target="ref30" /> <w id="4369516">a</w> <w id="4369517">populari</w> <w id="4369518">coetu</w> <w id="4369519">removimus</w> <w id="4369520">sed</w> <w id="4369521">ne</w> <w id="4369522">litteram</w>
<w id="4369523">quidem</w> <w id="4369524">ullam</w> <w id="4369525">fecimus</w><ref id="n31" target="ref31" /> <w id="4369526">nisi</w> <w id="4369527">forensem</w>, <w id="4369529">quis</w> <w id="4369530">reprendet</w>
<w id="4369531">otium</w> <w id="4369532">nostrum</w>, <w id="4369534">qui</w> <w id="4369535">in</w> <w id="4369536">eo</w> <w id="4369537">non</w> <w id="4369538">modo</w> <w id="4369539">nosmet</w> <w id="4369540">ipsos</w>
<w id="4369541">hebescere</w> <w id="4369542">et</w> <w id="4369543">languere</w> <w id="4369544">nolumus</w> <w id="4369545">sed</w> <w id="4369546">etiam</w> <w id="4369547">ut</w> <w id="4369548">plurimis</w>
<w id="4369549">prosimus</w> <w id="4369550">enitimur</w>. <w id="4369552">Gloriam</w> <w id="4369553">vero</w> <w id="4369554">non</w> <w id="4369555">modo</w> <w id="4369556">non</w> <w id="4369557">minui</w>
<w id="4369558">sed</w> <w id="4369559">etiam</w> <w id="4369560">augeri</w> <w id="4369561">arbitramur</w> <w id="4369562">eorum</w> <w id="4369563">quorum</w> <w id="4369564">ad</w> <w id="4369565">populares</w> <w id="4369566">inlustrisque</w> <w id="4369567">laudes</w> <w id="4369568">has</w> <w id="4369569">etiam</w> <w id="4369570">minus</w> <w id="4369571">notas</w> <w id="4369572">minusque</w> <w id="4369573">pervolgatas</w> <w id="4369574">adiungimus</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="7" unit="section" /><w id="4369576">Sunt</w> <w id="4369577">etiam</w>, <w id="4369579">qui</w> <w id="4369580">negent</w> <w id="4369581">in</w> <w id="4369582">is</w> <w id="4369583">qui</w> <<w id="4369584">in</w>><ref id="n32" target="ref32" /> <w id="4369585">nostris</w> <w id="4369586">libris</w>
<w id="4369587">disputent</w> <w id="4369588">fuisse</w> <w id="4369589">earum</w> <w id="4369590">rerum</w> <w id="4369591">de</w> <w id="4369592">quibus</w> <w id="4369593">disputatur</w>
15 <w id="4369594">scientiam</w>. <w id="4369596">qui</w> <w id="4369597">mihi</w> <w id="4369598">videntur</w> <w id="4369599">non</w> <w id="4369600">solum</w> <w id="4369601">vivis</w> <w id="4369602">sed</w> <w id="4369603">etiam</w>
<w id="4369604">mortuis</w> <w id="4369605">invidere</w>.</p>
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<p><w id="4369607">Restat</w> <w id="4369608">unum</w> <w id="4369609">genus</w> <w id="4369610">reprehensorum</w>, <w id="4369612">quibus</w> <w id="4369613">Academiae</w> <w id="4369614">ratio</w> <w id="4369615">non</w> <w id="4369616">probatur</w>. <w id="4369618">quod</w> <w id="4369619">gravius</w> <w id="4369620">ferremus</w>,
<w id="4369622">si</w> <w id="4369623">quisquam</w> <w id="4369624">ullam</w> <w id="4369625">disciplinam</w> <w id="4369626">philosophiae</w> <w id="4369627">probaret</w>
<w id="4369628">praeter</w> <w id="4369629">eam</w> <w id="4369630">quam</w> <w id="4369631">ipse</w> <w id="4369632">sequeretur</w>; <w id="4369634">nos</w> <w id="4369635">autem</w> <w id="4369636">quoniam</w> <w id="4369637">contra</w> <w id="4369638">omnes</w> <w id="4369639">qui</w> ** <w id="4369640">dicere</w> <w id="4369641">quae</w><ref id="n33" target="ref33" /> <w id="4369642">videntur</w> <w id="4369643">solemus</w>, <w id="4369645">non</w> <w id="4369646">possumus</w> <w id="4369647">quin</w> <w id="4369648">alii</w> <w id="4369649">a</w> <w id="4369650">nobis</w> <w id="4369651">dissentiant</w> <w id="4369652">recusare</w>. <w id="4369654">Quamquam</w> <w id="4369655">nostra</w><ref id="n34" target="ref34" /> <w id="4369656">quidem</w> <w id="4369657">causa</w> <w id="4369658">facilis</w> <w id="4369659">est</w>,
<w id="4369661">qui</w> <w id="4369662">verum</w> <w id="4369663">invenire</w> <w id="4369664">sine</w> <w id="4369665">ulla</w> <w id="4369666">contentione</w> <w id="4369667">volumus</w> <w id="4369668">idque</w>
<w id="4369669">summa</w> <w id="4369670">cura</w> <w id="4369671">studioque</w> <w id="4369672">conquirimus</w>. <w id="4369674">etsi</w> <w id="4369675">enim</w> <w id="4369676">omnis</w>
<w id="4369677">cognitio</w> <w id="4369678">multis</w> <w id="4369679">est</w> <w id="4369680">obstructa</w> <w id="4369681">difficultatibus</w> <w id="4369682">eaque</w> <w id="4369683">est</w>
<w id="4369684">et</w> <w id="4369685">in</w> <w id="4369686">ipsis</w> <w id="4369687">rebus</w> <w id="4369688">obscuritas</w> <w id="4369689">et</w> <w id="4369690">in</w> <w id="4369691">iudiciis</w> <w id="4369692">nostris</w> <w id="4369693">infirmitas</w>, <w id="4369695">ut</w> <w id="4369696">non</w> <w id="4369697">sine</w> <w id="4369698">causa</w> <w id="4369699">antiquissimi</w> <w id="4369700">et</w> <w id="4369701">doctissimi</w>
<w id="4369702">invenire</w> <w id="4369703">se</w> <w id="4369704">posse</w> <w id="4369705">quod</w> <w id="4369706">cuperent</w> <w id="4369707">diffisi</w> <w id="4369708">sint</w>, <w id="4369710">tamen</w> <w id="4369711">nec</w>
<w id="4369712">illi</w> <w id="4369713">defecerunt</w> <w id="4369714">neque</w> <w id="4369715">nos</w> <w id="4369716">studium</w> <w id="4369717">exquirendi</w> <w id="4369718">defatigati</w>
<w id="4369719">relinquemus</w>. <w id="4369721">neque</w> <w id="4369722">nostrae</w> <w id="4369723">disputationes</w> <w id="4369724">quicquam</w>
<w id="4369725">aliud</w> <w id="4369726">agunt</w> <w id="4369727">nisi</w> <w id="4369728">ut</w> <w id="4369729">in</w><ref id="n35" target="ref35" /> <w id="4369730">utramque</w> <w id="4369731">partem</w> <w id="4369732">dicendo</w> <w id="4369733">et</w>

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<w id="4369734">audiendo</w> <w id="4369735">eliciant</w><ref id="n36" target="ref36" /> <w id="4369736">et</w> <w id="4369737">tamquam</w> <w id="4369738">exprimant</w> <w id="4369739">aliquid</w> <w id="4369740">quod</w>
<w id="4369741">aut</w> <w id="4369742">verum</w> <w id="4369743">sit</w> <w id="4369744">aut</w> <w id="4369745">ad</w> <w id="4369746">id</w> <w id="4369747">quam</w> <w id="4369748">proxime</w> <w id="4369749">accedat</w>;
<milestone n="8" unit="section" /><w id="4369751">nec</w>
<w id="4369752">inter</w> <w id="4369753">nos</w> <w id="4369754">et</w> <w id="4369755">eos</w> <w id="4369756">qui</w> <w id="4369757">se</w> <w id="4369758">scire</w> <w id="4369759">arbitrantur</w> <w id="4369760">quicquam</w>
<w id="4369761">interest</w> <w id="4369762">nisi</w> <w id="4369763">quod</w> <w id="4369764">illi</w> <w id="4369765">non</w> <w id="4369766">dubitant</w> <w id="4369767">quin</w> <w id="4369768">ea</w> <w id="4369769">vera</w> <w id="4369770">sint</w>
<w id="4369771">quae</w> <w id="4369772">defendunt</w>, <w id="4369774">nos</w> <w id="4369775">probabilia</w> <w id="4369776">multa</w> <w id="4369777">habemus</w>, <w id="4369779">quae</w> 5
<w id="4369780">sequi</w> <w id="4369781">facile</w>, <w id="4369783">adfirmare</w> <w id="4369784">vix</w> <w id="4369785">possumus</w>. <w id="4369787">hoc</w> <w id="4369788">autem</w>
<w id="4369789">liberiores</w> <w id="4369790">et</w> <w id="4369791">solutiores</w> <w id="4369792">sumus</w>, <w id="4369794">quod</w> <w id="4369795">integra</w> <w id="4369796">nobis</w> <w id="4369797">est</w>
<w id="4369798">iudicandi</w> <w id="4369799">potestas</w> <w id="4369800">nec</w> <w id="4369801">ut</w> <w id="4369802">omnia</w> <w id="4369803">quae</w> <w id="4369804">praescripta</w> [<w id="4369805">et</w>
<w id="4369806">quibus</w><ref id="n37" target="ref37" />] <w id="4369807">et</w><ref id="n38" target="ref38" /> <w id="4369808">quasi</w> <w id="4369809">imperata</w> <w id="4369810">sint</w> <w id="4369811">defendamus</w> <w id="4369812">necessitate</w>
<w id="4369813">ulla</w> <w id="4369814">cogimur</w>. <w id="4369816">Nam</w> <w id="4369817">ceteri</w> <w id="4369818">primum</w> <w id="4369819">ante</w> <w id="4369820">tenentur</w> <w id="4369821">adstricti</w> <w id="4369822">quam</w> <w id="4369823">quid</w> <w id="4369824">esset</w> <w id="4369825">optimum</w> <w id="4369826">iudicare</w> <w id="4369827">potuerunt</w>;
<w id="4369829">deinde</w> <w id="4369830">infirmissimo</w> <w id="4369831">tempore</w> <w id="4369832">aetatis</w> <w id="4369833">aut</w> <w id="4369834">obsecuti</w> <w id="4369835">amico</w>
<w id="4369836">cuidam</w><ref id="n39" target="ref39" /> <w id="4369837">aut</w> <w id="4369838">una</w> <w id="4369839">aliquoius</w> <w id="4369840">quem</w> <w id="4369841">primum</w> <w id="4369842">audierunt</w>
<w id="4369843">oratione</w> <w id="4369844">capti</w> <w id="4369845">de</w> <w id="4369846">rebus</w> <w id="4369847">incognitis</w> <w id="4369848">iudicant</w> <w id="4369849">et</w> <w id="4369850">ad</w> <w id="4369851">quanicumque</w> <w id="4369852">sunt</w> <w id="4369853">disciplinam</w> <w id="4369854">quasi</w> <w id="4369855">tempestate</w> <w id="4369856">delati</w> <w id="4369857">ad</w>
<w id="4369858">eam</w> <w id="4369859">tamquam</w> <w id="4369860">ad</w> <w id="4369861">saxum</w> <w id="4369862">adhaerescunt</w>.
<milestone n="9" unit="section" /><w id="4369864">nam</w> <w id="4369865">quod</w>
<w id="4369866">dicunt</w> <w id="4369867">omnia</w> <w id="4369868">se</w> <w id="4369869">credere</w> <w id="4369870">ei</w> <w id="4369871">quem</w> <w id="4369872">iudicent</w> <w id="4369873">fuisse</w> <w id="4369874">sapientem</w>, <w id="4369876">probarem</w>, <w id="4369878">si</w> <w id="4369879">id</w> <w id="4369880">ipsum</w> <w id="4369881">rudes</w> <w id="4369882">et</w> <w id="4369883">indocti</w> <w id="4369884">iudicare</w>
<w id="4369885">potuissent</w> (<w id="4369886">statuere</w> <w id="4369887">enim</w> <w id="4369888">qui</w> <w id="4369889">sit</w> <w id="4369890">sapiens</w> <w id="4369891">vel</w> <w id="4369892">maxime</w>
<w id="4369893">videtur</w> <w id="4369894">esse</w> <w id="4369895">sapientis</w>). <w id="4369897">sled</w> <w id="4369898">ut</w> <w id="4369899">potuerint</w>,<ref id="n40" target="ref40" /> <<w id="4369901">aut</w>> <w id="4369902">omnibus</w> <w id="4369903">rebus</w> <w id="4369904">auditis</w>, <w id="4369906">cognitis</w> <w id="4369907">etiam</w> <w id="4369908">reliquorum</w> <w id="4369909">sententiis</w>
<w id="4369910">iudicaverunt</w>, <w id="4369912">aut</w> <w id="4369913">re</w> <w id="4369914">semel</w> <w id="4369915">audita</w> <w id="4369916">ad</w> <w id="4369917">unius</w> <w id="4369918">se</w> <w id="4369919">auctoritatem</w> <w id="4369920">contulerunt</w>; <w id="4369922">sed</w> <w id="4369923">nescio</w> <w id="4369924">quo</w> <w id="4369925">modo</w> <w id="4369926">pleriqueerrare</w>
<w id="4369927">malunt</w> <w id="4369928">eamque</w> <w id="4369929">sententiam</w> <w id="4369930">quam</w> <w id="4369931">adamaverunt</w> <w id="4369932">pugnacissime</w> <w id="4369933">defendere</w> <w id="4369934">quam</w> <w id="4369935">sine</w> <w id="4369936">pertinacia</w> <w id="4369937">quid</w> <w id="4369938">constantissime</w> <w id="4369939">dicatur</w> <w id="4369940">exquirere</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4369942">Quibus</w> <w id="4369943">de</w> <w id="4369944">rebus</w> <w id="4369945">et</w> <w id="4369946">alias</w> <w id="4369947">saepe</w> <w id="4369948">nobis</w> <w id="4369949">multa</w> <w id="4369950">quaesita</w> <w id="4369951">et</w> <w id="4369952">disputata</w> <w id="4369953">sunt</w> <w id="4369954">et</w> <w id="4369955">quondam</w> <w id="4369956">in</w> <w id="4369957">Hortensi</w> <w id="4369958">villa</w>
<w id="4369959">quae</w> <w id="4369960">est</w> <w id="4369961">ad</w> <w id="4369962">Baulos</w>, <w id="4369964">cum</w> <w id="4369965">eo</w> <w id="4369966">Catulus</w> <w id="4369967">et</w> <w id="4369968">Lucullus</w>
<w id="4369969">nosque</w> <w id="4369970">ipsi</w> <w id="4369971">postridie</w> <w id="4369972">venissemus</w> <w id="4369973">quam</w> <w id="4369974">apud</w> <w id="4369975">Catulum</w>
<w id="4369976">fuissemus</w>. <w id="4369978">quo</w> <w id="4369979">quidem</w> <w id="4369980">etiam</w> <w id="4369981">maturius</w> <w id="4369982">venimus</w>, <w id="4369984">quod</w>
<w id="4369985">erat</w> <w id="4369986">constitutum</w> <w id="4369987">si</w> <w id="4369988">ventus</w> <w id="4369989">esset</w> <w id="4369990">Lucullo</w> <w id="4369991">in</w> <w id="4369992">Neapolitanum</w> <w id="4369993">mihi</w> <w id="4369994">in</w> <w id="4369995">Pompeianum</w> <w id="4369996">navigare</w>. <w id="4369998">cum</w> <w id="4369999">igitur</w>

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<w id="4370000">pauca</w> <w id="4370001">in</w> <w id="4370002">xysto</w> <w id="4370003">locuti</w> <w id="4370004">essemus</w>, <w id="4370006">tum</w> <w id="4370007">eodem</w> <w id="4370008">in</w> <w id="4370009">spatio</w>
<w id="4370010">consedimus</w>.</p>
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<p><milestone n="10" unit="section" /><w id="4370012">Hic</w> <w id="4370013">Catulus</w> '<w id="4370014">Etsi</w> <w id="4370015">heri</w>' <w id="4370016">inquit</w> '<w id="4370017">id</w> <w id="4370018">quod</w> <w id="4370019">quaerebatur</w>
<w id="4370020">paene</w> <w id="4370021">explicatum</w> <w id="4370022">est</w>, <w id="4370024">ut</w> <w id="4370025">tota</w> <w id="4370026">fere</w> <w id="4370027">quaestio</w> <w id="4370028">tractata</w>
<w id="4370029">videatur</w>, <w id="4370031">tamen</w> <w id="4370032">expecto</w> <w id="4370033">ea</w> <w id="4370034">quae</w> <w id="4370035">te</w> <w id="4370036">pollicitus</w> <w id="4370037">es</w> <w id="4370038">Luculle</w>
<w id="4370039">ab</w> <w id="4370040">Antiocho</w> <w id="4370041">audita</w> <w id="4370042">dicturum</w>.'</p>
<p>'<w id="4370044">Equidem</w>' <w id="4370045">inquit</w> <w id="4370046">Hortensius</w> '<w id="4370047">feci</w> <w id="4370048">plus</w> <w id="4370049">quam</w> <w id="4370050">vellem</w>;
<w id="4370052">totam</w> <w id="4370053">enim</w> <w id="4370054">rem</w> <w id="4370055">Catule</w> <w id="4370056">Lucullo</w><ref id="n41" target="ref41" /> <w id="4370057">integram</w> <w id="4370058">servatam</w>
<w id="4370059">oportuit</w>. <w id="4370061">et</w> <w id="4370062">tamen</w> <w id="4370063">fortasse</w> <w id="4370064">servata</w> <w id="4370065">est</w>; <w id="4370067">a</w> <w id="4370068">me</w> <w id="4370069">enim</w>
<w id="4370070">ea</w> <w id="4370071">quae</w> <w id="4370072">in</w> <w id="4370073">promptu</w> <w id="4370074">erant</w> <w id="4370075">dicta</w> <w id="4370076">sunt</w>, <w id="4370078">a</w> <w id="4370079">Lucullo</w> <w id="4370080">autem</w>
<w id="4370081">reconditiora</w> <w id="4370082">desidero</w>.'</p>
<p><w id="4370084">Tum</w> <w id="4370085">ille</w> '<w id="4370086">Non</w> <w id="4370087">sane</w>' <w id="4370088">inquit</w> '<w id="4370089">Hortensi</w> <w id="4370090">conturbat</w> <w id="4370091">me</w>
<w id="4370092">expectatio</w> <w id="4370093">tua</w>, <w id="4370095">etsi</w> <w id="4370096">nihil</w> <w id="4370097">est</w> <w id="4370098">iis</w> <w id="4370099">qui</w> <w id="4370100">placere</w> <w id="4370101">volunt</w> <w id="4370102">tam</w>
<w id="4370103">adversarium</w>; <w id="4370105">sed</w> <w id="4370106">quia</w> <w id="4370107">non</w> <w id="4370108">laboro</w> <w id="4370109">quam</w> [<w id="4370110">quam</w><ref id="n42" target="ref42" />] <w id="4370111">valde</w>
<w id="4370112">ea</w> <w id="4370113">quae</w> <w id="4370114">dico</w> <w id="4370115">probaturus</w> <w id="4370116">sim</w>, <w id="4370118">eo</w> <w id="4370119">minus</w> <w id="4370120">conturbor</w>.
<w id="4370122">dicam</w> <w id="4370123">enim</w> <w id="4370124">nec</w> <w id="4370125">mea</w> <w id="4370126">nec</w> <w id="4370127">ea</w>,<ref id="n43" target="ref43" /> <w id="4370129">in</w> <w id="4370130">quibus</w> <w id="4370131">non</w> <w id="4370132">si</w> <w id="4370133">non</w><ref id="n44" target="ref44" />
<w id="4370134">fuerint</w> <w id="4370135">vinci</w> <w id="4370136">me</w> <w id="4370137">malim</w> <w id="4370138">quam</w> <w id="4370139">vincere</w>. <w id="4370141">sed</w> <w id="4370142">mehercule</w>,
<w id="4370144">ut</w> <w id="4370145">quidem</w> <w id="4370146">nunc</w> <w id="4370147">se</w> <w id="4370148">causa</w> <w id="4370149">habet</w>, <w id="4370151">etsi</w> <w id="4370152">hesterno</w> <w id="4370153">sermone</w>
<w id="4370154">labefacta</w><ref id="n45" target="ref45" /> <w id="4370155">est</w>, <w id="4370157">mihi</w> <w id="4370158">tamen</w> <w id="4370159">videtur</w> <w id="4370160">esse</w> <w id="4370161">verissima</w>. <w id="4370163">agam</w>
<w id="4370164">igitur</w> <w id="4370165">sicut</w> <w id="4370166">Antiochus</w> <w id="4370167">agebat</w>. <w id="4370169">nota</w> <w id="4370170">enim</w> <w id="4370171">mihi</w> <w id="4370172">res</w>
<w id="4370173">est</w>; <w id="4370175">nam</w> <w id="4370176">et</w> <w id="4370177">vacuo</w> <w id="4370178">animo</w> <w id="4370179">ilium</w> <w id="4370180">audiebam</w> <w id="4370181">et</w> <w id="4370182">magno</w>
<w id="4370183">studio</w>, <w id="4370185">eadem</w> <w id="4370186">de</w> <w id="4370187">re</w> <w id="4370188">etiam</w> <w id="4370189">saepius</w>: <w id="4370190">ut</w> <w id="4370191">etiam</w> <w id="4370192">maiorer</w>
<w id="4370193">expectationem</w> <w id="4370194">mei</w> <w id="4370195">faciam</w> <w id="4370196">quam</w> <w id="4370197">modo</w> <w id="4370198">fecit</w> <w id="4370199">Hortensius</w>.'</p>
<p><w id="4370201">Cum</w> <w id="4370202">ita</w> <w id="4370203">esset</w> <w id="4370204">exorsus</w>, <w id="4370206">ad</w> <w id="4370207">audiendum</w> <w id="4370208">animos</w> <w id="4370209">ereximus</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="11" unit="section" /><hi rend="italics"><w id="4370211">LUC</w>.</hi> <w id="4370213">At</w> <w id="4370214">ille</w> '<w id="4370215">Cum</w> <w id="4370216">Alexandriae</w> <w id="4370217">pro</w> <w id="4370218">quaestore</w>' <w id="4370219">inquit</w>
'<w id="4370220">essem</w>, <w id="4370222">fuit</w> <w id="4370223">Antiochus</w> <w id="4370224">mecum</w>, <w id="4370226">et</w> <w id="4370227">erat</w> <w id="4370228">iam</w> <w id="4370229">antea</w>
<w id="4370230">Alexandriae</w><ref id="n46" target="ref46" /> <w id="4370231">familiaris</w> <w id="4370232">Antiochi</w> <w id="4370233">Heraclitus</w> <w id="4370234">Tyrius</w>, <w id="4370236">qui</w>
<w id="4370237">et</w> <w id="4370238">Clitomachum</w> <w id="4370239">multos</w> <w id="4370240">annos</w> <w id="4370241">et</w> <w id="4370242">Philonem</w> <w id="4370243">audierat</w>,
<w id="4370245">homo</w> <w id="4370246">sane</w> <w id="4370247">in</w> <w id="4370248">ista</w> <w id="4370249">philoisophia</w>, <w id="4370251">quae</w> <w id="4370252">nunc</w> <w id="4370253">prope</w> <w id="4370254">dimissa</w> <w id="4370255">revocatur</w>, <w id="4370257">probatus</w> <w id="4370258">et</w> <w id="4370259">nobilis</w>; <w id="4370261">cum</w> <w id="4370262">quo</w> <w id="4370263">et</w><ref id="n47" target="ref47" /> <w id="4370264">An</w>-

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<w id="4370265">tiochum</w> <w id="4370266">saepe</w> <w id="4370267">disputantem</w> <w id="4370268">audiebam</w> — <w id="4370269">sed</w> <w id="4370270">utrumque</w> <w id="4370271">leniter</w>; <w id="4370273">et</w> <w id="4370274">quidem</w> <w id="4370275">isti</w> <w id="4370276">libri</w> <w id="4370277">duo</w> <w id="4370278">Philonis</w>, <w id="4370280">de</w> <w id="4370281">quibus</w>
<w id="4370282">heri</w> <w id="4370283">dictum</w> <w id="4370284">a</w> <w id="4370285">Catulo</w> <w id="4370286">est</w>, <w id="4370288">turn</w> <w id="4370289">erant</w> <w id="4370290">allati</w> <w id="4370291">Alexandriam</w> <w id="4370292">tumque</w> <w id="4370293">primum</w> <w id="4370294">in</w> <w id="4370295">Antiochi</w> <w id="4370296">manus</w> <w id="4370297">venerant</w>;
<w id="4370299">et</w> <w id="4370300">homo</w> <w id="4370301">natura</w> <w id="4370302">lenissumus</w> (<w id="4370303">nihil</w> <w id="4370304">enim</w> <w id="4370305">poterat</w> <w id="4370306">fieri</w>
<w id="4370307">illo</w> <w id="4370308">mitius</w>) <w id="4370309">stomachari</w> <w id="4370310">tamen</w> <w id="4370311">coepit</w>. <w id="4370313">mirabar</w>; <w id="4370315">nec</w>
<w id="4370316">enim</w> <w id="4370317">umquam</w> <w id="4370318">ante</w> <w id="4370319">videram</w>. <w id="4370321">at</w> <w id="4370322">ille</w> <w id="4370323">Heracliti</w> <w id="4370324">medriam</w> <w id="4370325">inplorans</w> <w id="4370326">quaerere</w> <w id="4370327">ex</w> <w id="4370328">eo</w> <w id="4370329">viderenturne</w> <w id="4370330">illa</w>
<w id="4370331">Philonis</w> <w id="4370332">aut</w> <w id="4370333">ea</w> <w id="4370334">num</w> <w id="4370335">vel</w> <w id="4370336">e</w><ref id="n48" target="ref48" /> <w id="4370337">Philone</w> <w id="4370338">vel</w> <w id="4370339">ex</w> <w id="4370340">ullo</w>
<w id="4370341">Academico</w> <w id="4370342">audivisset</w> <w id="4370343">aliquando</w>. <w id="4370345">negabat</w>, <w id="4370347">Philonis</w>
<w id="4370348">tamen</w> <w id="4370349">scriptum</w> <w id="4370350">agnoscebat</w>; <w id="4370352">nec</w> <w id="4370353">id</w> <w id="4370354">quidem</w> <w id="4370355">dubitari</w><ref id="n49" target="ref49" />
<w id="4370356">poterat</w>, <w id="4370358">nam</w> <w id="4370359">aderant</w> <w id="4370360">mei</w> <w id="4370361">familiares</w> <w id="4370362">docti</w> <w id="4370363">homines</w><ref id="n50" target="ref50" />
<w id="4370364">P</w>. <w id="4370366">et</w> <w id="4370367">C</w>. <w id="4370369">Selii</w> <w id="4370370">et</w> <w id="4370371">Tetrilius</w><ref id="n51" target="ref51" /> <w id="4370372">Rogus</w>, <w id="4370374">qui</w> <w id="4370375">se</w> <w id="4370376">illa</w> <w id="4370377">audivisse</w>
<w id="4370378">Romae</w> <w id="4370379">de</w> <w id="4370380">Philone</w> <w id="4370381">et</w> <w id="4370382">ab</w> <w id="4370383">eo</w> <w id="4370384">ipso</w> <w id="4370385">duo</w> <w id="4370386">illos</w> <w id="4370387">libros</w>
<w id="4370388">dicerent</w> <w id="4370389">descripsisse</w>.
<milestone n="12" unit="section" /><w id="4370391">tum</w> <w id="4370392">et</w> <w id="4370393">illi</w><ref id="n52" target="ref52" /> <w id="4370394">dixit</w> <w id="4370395">Antiochus</w>
<w id="4370396">quae</w> <w id="4370397">heri</w> <w id="4370398">Catulus</w> <w id="4370399">commemoravit</w> <w id="4370400">a</w> <w id="4370401">patre</w> <w id="4370402">suo</w> <w id="4370403">dicta</w>
<w id="4370404">Philoni</w> <w id="4370405">et</w> <w id="4370406">alia</w> <w id="4370407">plura</w>; <w id="4370409">nec</w> <w id="4370410">se</w> <w id="4370411">tenuit</w> <w id="4370412">quin</w> <w id="4370413">contra</w> <w id="4370414">suum</w>
<w id="4370415">doctorem</w> <w id="4370416">librum</w> <w id="4370417">etiam</w> <w id="4370418">ederet</w>, <w id="4370420">qui</w> <w id="4370421">Sosus</w> <w id="4370422">inscribitur</w>.
<w id="4370424">tum</w> <w id="4370425">igitur</w> <w id="4370426">et</w> <w id="4370427">cum</w><ref id="n53" target="ref53" /> <w id="4370428">Heraclitum</w> <w id="4370429">studiose</w> <w id="4370430">audirem</w> <w id="4370431">contra</w>
<w id="4370432">Antiochum</w> <w id="4370433">disserentem</w> <w id="4370434">et</w> <w id="4370435">item</w> <w id="4370436">Antiochum</w> <w id="4370437">contra</w> <w id="4370438">Academicos</w>, <w id="4370440">dedi</w> <w id="4370441">Antiocho</w> <w id="4370442">operam</w> <w id="4370443">diligentius</w>, <w id="4370445">ut</w> <w id="4370446">causam</w>
<w id="4370447">ex</w> <w id="4370448">eo</w> <w id="4370449">totam</w> <w id="4370450">cognoscerem</w>. <w id="4370452">itaque</w> <w id="4370453">conplures</w> <w id="4370454">dies</w> <w id="4370455">adhibito</w> <w id="4370456">Heraclito</w> <w id="4370457">doctisque</w> <w id="4370458">conpluribus</w> <w id="4370459">et</w> <w id="4370460">in</w> <w id="4370461">is</w> <w id="4370462">Antiochi</w> <w id="4370463">fratre</w> <w id="4370464">Aristo</w> <w id="4370465">et</w> <w id="4370466">praeterea</w> <w id="4370467">Aristone</w> <w id="4370468">et</w> <w id="4370469">Dione</w>,
<w id="4370471">quibus</w> <w id="4370472">ille</w> <w id="4370473">secundum</w> <w id="4370474">fratrem</w> <w id="4370475">plurumum</w> <w id="4370476">tribuebat</w>,
<w id="4370478">multum</w> <w id="4370479">temporis</w> <w id="4370480">in</w> <w id="4370481">ista</w> <w id="4370482">una</w> <w id="4370483">disputatione</w> <w id="4370484">consumpsimus</w>. <w id="4370486">sed</w> <w id="4370487">ea</w> <w id="4370488">pars</w> <w id="4370489">quae</w> <w id="4370490">contra</w> <w id="4370491">Philonem</w> <w id="4370492">erat</w>
<w id="4370493">praetermittenda</w> <w id="4370494">est</w>; <w id="4370496">minus</w> <w id="4370497">enim</w> <w id="4370498">acer</w> <w id="4370499">est</w> <w id="4370500">adversarius</w>
<w id="4370501">is</w> <w id="4370502">qui</w> <w id="4370503">ista</w> <w id="4370504">quae</w> <w id="4370505">sunt</w> <w id="4370506">heri</w> <w id="4370507">defensa</w> <w id="4370508">negat</w> <w id="4370509">Academicos</w>
<w id="4370510">omnino</w> <w id="4370511">dicere</w>; <w id="4370513">etsi</w> <w id="4370514">enim</w> <w id="4370515">mentitur</w>, <w id="4370517">tamen</w> <w id="4370518">est</w> <w id="4370519">adversarius</w> <w id="4370520">lenior</w>. <w id="4370522">ad</w> <w id="4370523">Arcesilan</w> <w id="4370524">Carneademque</w> <w id="4370525">veniamus</w>.'</p>
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<p><milestone n="13" unit="section" /><w id="4370527">Quae</w> <w id="4370528">cum</w> <w id="4370529">dixisset</w>, <w id="4370531">sic</w> <w id="4370532">rursus</w> <w id="4370533">exorsus</w> <w id="4370534">est</w>: '<w id="4370535">Primum</w> <w id="4370536">mihi</w> <w id="4370537">videmini</w>' (<w id="4370538">me</w> <w id="4370539">autem</w> <w id="4370540">nomine</w> <w id="4370541">appellabat</w>)
'<w id="4370542">cum</w> <w id="4370543">veteres</w> <w id="4370544">physicos</w> <w id="4370545">nominatis</w> <w id="4370546">facere</w> <w id="4370547">idem</w> <w id="4370548">quod</w>

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<w id="4370549">seditiosi</w> <w id="4370550">cives</w> <w id="4370551">solent</w> <w id="4370552">cum</w> <w id="4370553">aliquos</w> <w id="4370554">ex</w> <w id="4370555">antiquis</w> <w id="4370556">claros</w>
<w id="4370557">viros</w> <w id="4370558">proferunt</w> <w id="4370559">quos</w> <w id="4370560">dicant</w> <w id="4370561">fuisse</w> <w id="4370562">populares</w>, <w id="4370564">ut</w> <w id="4370565">eorum</w>
<w id="4370566">ipsi</w> <w id="4370567">similes</w> <w id="4370568">esse</w> <w id="4370569">videantur</w>. <w id="4370571">repetunt</w> <w id="4370572">i</w> <w id="4370573">a</w><ref id="n54" target="ref54" /> <w id="4370574">P</w>. <w id="4370576">Valerio</w>
<w id="4370577">qui</w> <w id="4370578">exactis</w> <w id="4370579">regibus</w> <w id="4370580">primo</w> <w id="4370581">anno</w> <w id="4370582">consul</w> <w id="4370583">fuit</w>, <w id="4370585">commemorant</w> <w id="4370586">reliquos</w> <w id="4370587">qui</w> <w id="4370588">leges</w> <w id="4370589">populares</w> <w id="4370590">de</w> <w id="4370591">provocationibus</w> <w id="4370592">tulerint</w> <w id="4370593">cum</w> <w id="4370594">consules</w> <w id="4370595">essent</w>; <w id="4370597">turn</w> <w id="4370598">ad</w> <w id="4370599">hos</w> <w id="4370600">notiores</w>,
<w id="4370602">C</w>. <w id="4370604">Flaminium</w> <w id="4370605">qui</w> <w id="4370606">legem</w> <w id="4370607">agrariam</w> <w id="4370608">aliquot</w> <w id="4370609">annis</w> <w id="4370610">ante</w>
<w id="4370611">secundum</w> <w id="4370612">Punicum</w> <w id="4370613">bellum</w> <w id="4370614">tribunus</w> <w id="4370615">plebis</w> <w id="4370616">tulerit</w> <w id="4370617">invito</w> <w id="4370618">senatu</w> <w id="4370619">et</w> <w id="4370620">postea</w> <w id="4370621">bis</w> <w id="4370622">consul</w> <w id="4370623">factus</w> <w id="4370624">sit</w>, <w id="4370626">L</w>. <w id="4370628">Cassium</w>
<w id="4370629">Q</w>. <w id="4370631">Pompeium</w>. <w id="4370633">illi</w> <w id="4370634">quidem</w> <w id="4370635">etiam</w> <w id="4370636">P</w>. <w id="4370638">Africanum</w> <w id="4370639">referre</w>
<w id="4370640">in</w> <w id="4370641">eundem</w> <w id="4370642">numerum</w> <w id="4370643">solent</w>; <w id="4370645">duo</w> <w id="4370646">vero</w> <w id="4370647">sapientissimos</w>
<w id="4370648">et</w> <w id="4370649">clarissimos</w> <w id="4370650">fratres</w> <w id="4370651">P</w>. <w id="4370653">Crassum</w> <w id="4370654">et</w> <w id="4370655">P</w>. <w id="4370657">Scaevolam</w>
<w id="4370658">aiunt</w> <w id="4370659">Tib</w>.<ref id="n55" target="ref55" /> <w id="4370661">Graccho</w><ref id="n56" target="ref56" /> <w id="4370662">legum</w> <w id="4370663">auctores</w> <w id="4370664">fuisse</w>, <w id="4370666">alterum</w>
<w id="4370667">quidem</w> <w id="4370668">ut</w> <w id="4370669">videmus</w> <w id="4370670">palam</w>, <w id="4370672">alterum</w> <w id="4370673">ut</w> <w id="4370674">suspicantur</w>
<w id="4370675">obscurius</w>. <w id="4370677">addunt</w> <w id="4370678">etiam</w> <w id="4370679">C</w>. <w id="4370681">Marium</w>; <w id="4370683">et</w> <w id="4370684">de</w> <w id="4370685">hoc</w>
<w id="4370686">quidem</w> <w id="4370687">nihil</w> <w id="4370688">mentiuntur</w>. <w id="4370690">horum</w> <w id="4370691">nominibus</w> <w id="4370692">tot</w> <w id="4370693">virorum</w> <w id="4370694">atque</w> <w id="4370695">tantorum</w> <w id="4370696">expositis</w> <w id="4370697">eorum</w> <w id="4370698">se</w> <w id="4370699">institutum</w>
<w id="4370700">sequi</w> <w id="4370701">dicunt</w>.
<milestone n="14" unit="section" /><w id="4370703">similiter</w><ref id="n57" target="ref57" /> <w id="4370704">vos</w> <w id="4370705">cum</w> <w id="4370706">perturbare</w> <w id="4370707">ut</w> <w id="4370708">illi</w>
<w id="4370709">rem</w> <w id="4370710">publicam</w> <w id="4370711">sic</w> <w id="4370712">vos</w> <w id="4370713">philosophiam</w> <w id="4370714">bene</w> <w id="4370715">iam</w> <w id="4370716">constitutam</w> <w id="4370717">velitis</w>, <w id="4370719">Empedoclen</w> <w id="4370720">Anaxagoran</w> <w id="4370721">Democritum</w> <w id="4370722">Parmeniden</w> <w id="4370723">Xenophanen</w>,<ref id="n58" target="ref58" /> <w id="4370725">Platonem</w> <w id="4370726">etiam</w> <w id="4370727">et</w> <w id="4370728">Socratem</w> <w id="4370729">profertis</w>. <w id="4370731">Sed</w> <w id="4370732">neque</w> <w id="4370733">Saturninus</w>, <w id="4370735">ut</w> <w id="4370736">nostram</w>
<w id="4370737">inimicum</w> <w id="4370738">potissimum</w> <w id="4370739">nominem</w>, <w id="4370741">simile</w> <w id="4370742">quicquam</w> <w id="4370743">habuit</w> <w id="4370744">veterum</w><ref id="n59" target="ref59" /> <w id="4370745">illorum</w>, <w id="4370747">nec</w> <w id="4370748">Arcesilae</w> <w id="4370749">calumnia</w> <w id="4370750">conferenda</w> <w id="4370751">est</w> <w id="4370752">cum</w> <w id="4370753">Democriti</w> <w id="4370754">verecundia</w>. <w id="4370756">Et</w> <w id="4370757">tamen</w> <w id="4370758">isti</w>
<w id="4370759">physici</w> <w id="4370760">raro</w> <w id="4370761">admodum</w>, <w id="4370763">cum</w> <w id="4370764">haerent</w> <w id="4370765">aliquo</w> <w id="4370766">loco</w>,
<w id="4370768">exclamant</w> <w id="4370769">quasi</w> <w id="4370770">mente</w> <w id="4370771">incitati</w>, <w id="4370773">Empedocles</w> <w id="4370774">quidem</w>
<w id="4370775">ut</w> <w id="4370776">interdum</w> <w id="4370777">mihi</w> <w id="4370778">furere</w> <w id="4370779">videatur</w>, <w id="4370781">abstrusa</w> <w id="4370782">esse</w> <w id="4370783">omnia</w>,
<w id="4370785">nihil</w> <w id="4370786">nos</w> <w id="4370787">sentire</w> <w id="4370788">nihil</w> <w id="4370789">cernere</w> <w id="4370790">nihil</w> <w id="4370791">omnino</w> <w id="4370792">quale</w>
<w id="4370793">it</w> <w id="4370794">posse</w> <w id="4370795">reperire</w>; <w id="4370797">maiorem</w> <w id="4370798">autem</w> <w id="4370799">partem</w> <w id="4370800">mihi</w> <w id="4370801">quidem</w> <w id="4370802">omnes</w> <w id="4370803">isti</w> <w id="4370804">videntur</w> <w id="4370805">nimis</w> <w id="4370806">etiam</w> <w id="4370807">quaedam</w> <w id="4370808">adfirmare</w> <w id="4370809">plusque</w> <w id="4370810">profiteri</w> <w id="4370811">se</w> <w id="4370812">scire</w> <w id="4370813">quam</w> <w id="4370814">sciant</w>.
<milestone n="15" unit="section" /><w id="4370816">Quod</w><ref id="n60" target="ref60" /> <w id="4370817">si</w>

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<w id="4370818">illi</w> <w id="4370819">tum</w> <w id="4370820">in</w> <w id="4370821">novis</w> <w id="4370822">rebus</w> <w id="4370823">quasi</w> <w id="4370824">modo</w> <w id="4370825">nascentes</w> <w id="4370826">haesitaverunt</w>, <w id="4370828">nihilne</w> <w id="4370829">tot</w> <w id="4370830">saeculis</w> <w id="4370831">summis</w> <w id="4370832">ingeniis</w> <w id="4370833">maxumis</w>
<w id="4370834">studiis</w> <w id="4370835">explicatum</w> <w id="4370836">putamus</w>? <w id="4370837">nonne</w> <w id="4370838">cum</w> <w id="4370839">iam</w> <w id="4370840">philosophorum</w> <w id="4370841">disciplinae</w> <w id="4370842">gravissimae</w> <w id="4370843">constitissent</w> <w id="4370844">turn</w>
<w id="4370845">exortus</w><ref id="n61" target="ref61" /> <w id="4370846">est</w> <<w id="4370847">ut</w>><ref id="n62" target="ref62" /> <w id="4370848">in</w> <w id="4370849">optuma</w> <w id="4370850">re</w> <w id="4370851">publica</w> <w id="4370852">Tib</w>.<ref id="n63" target="ref63" /> <w id="4370854">Gracchus</w>
<w id="4370855">qui</w> <w id="4370856">otium</w> <w id="4370857">perturbaret</w> <w id="4370858">sic</w> <w id="4370859">Arcesilas</w> <w id="4370860">qui</w> <w id="4370861">constitutam</w>
<w id="4370862">philosophiam</w> <w id="4370863">everteret</w> <w id="4370864">et</w> <w id="4370865">in</w> <w id="4370866">eorum</w> <w id="4370867">auctoritate</w> <w id="4370868">delitisceret</w> <w id="4370869">qui</w> <w id="4370870">negavissent</w> <w id="4370871">quicquam</w> <w id="4370872">sciri</w> <w id="4370873">aut</w> <w id="4370874">percipi</w>
<w id="4370875">posse</w>. <w id="4370877">Quorum</w> <w id="4370878">e</w> <w id="4370879">numero</w> <w id="4370880">tollendusest</w> <w id="4370881">et</w> <w id="4370882">Plato</w> <w id="4370883">et</w>
<w id="4370884">Socrates</w>, <w id="4370886">alter</w> <w id="4370887">quia</w> <w id="4370888">reliquit</w> <w id="4370889">perfectissimam</w> <w id="4370890">disciplinam</w>, <w id="4370892">Peripateticos</w> <w id="4370893">et</w> <w id="4370894">Academicos</w> <w id="4370895">nominibus</w> <w id="4370896">differentes</w> <w id="4370897">re</w> <w id="4370898">congruentes</w>, <w id="4370900">a</w> <w id="4370901">quibus</w> <w id="4370902">Stoici</w> <w id="4370903">ipsi</w> <w id="4370904">verbis</w>
<w id="4370905">magis</w> <w id="4370906">quam</w> <w id="4370907">sententiis</w> <w id="4370908">dissenserunt</w>, — <w id="4370910">Socrates</w> <w id="4370911">autem</w>
<w id="4370912">de</w> <w id="4370913">se</w> <w id="4370914">ipse</w> <w id="4370915">detrahens</w> <w id="4370916">in</w> <w id="4370917">disputatione</w> <w id="4370918">plus</w> <w id="4370919">tribuebat</w> <w id="4370920">is</w>
<w id="4370921">quos</w> <w id="4370922">volebat</w> <w id="4370923">refellere</w>; <w id="4370925">ita</w> <w id="4370926">cum</w> <w id="4370927">aliud</w> <w id="4370928">diceret</w> <w id="4370929">atque</w>
<w id="4370930">sentiret</w>, <w id="4370932">libenter</w> <w id="4370933">uti</w> <w id="4370934">solitus</w> <w id="4370935">est</w><ref id="n64" target="ref64" /> <w id="4370936">ea</w> <w id="4370937">dissimulatione</w>
<w id="4370938">quam</w> <w id="4370939">Graeci</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4370940">εἰρωνείαν</w></foreign> <w id="4370941">vocant</w>; <w id="4370943">quam</w> <w id="4370944">ait</w> <w id="4370945">etiam</w> <w id="4370946">in</w>
<w id="4370947">Africano</w> <w id="4370948">fuisse</w> <w id="4370949">Fannius</w>,<ref id="n65" target="ref65" /> <w id="4370951">idque</w> <w id="4370952">propterea</w> <w id="4370953">vitiosum</w> <w id="4370954">in</w>
<w id="4370955">illo</w> <w id="4370956">non</w> <w id="4370957">putandum</w> <w id="4370958">quod</w> <w id="4370959">idem</w> <w id="4370960">fuerit</w> <w id="4370961">in</w> <w id="4370962">Socrate</w>.</p>
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<p><milestone n="16" unit="section" /><w id="4370964">Sed</w><ref id="n66" target="ref66" /> <w id="4370965">fuerint</w> <w id="4370966">illa</w> <w id="4370967">vetera</w> <w id="4370968">si</w> <w id="4370969">voltis</w> <w id="4370970">incognita</w>: <w id="4370971">nihilne</w>
<w id="4370972">est</w> <w id="4370973">igitur</w> <w id="4370974">actum</w>, <w id="4370976">quod</w> <w id="4370977">investigata</w> <w id="4370978">sunt</w>, <w id="4370980">postea</w> <w id="4370981">quam</w>
<w id="4370982">Arcesilas</w> <w id="4370983">Zenoni</w> <w id="4370984">ut</w> <w id="4370985">putatur</w> <w id="4370986">obtrectans</w> <w id="4370987">nihil</w> <w id="4370988">novi</w>
<w id="4370989">reperienti</w> <w id="4370990">sed</w> <w id="4370991">emendanti</w> <w id="4370992">superiores</w> <w id="4370993">inmutatione</w> <w id="4370994">verborum</w>, <w id="4370996">dum</w> <w id="4370997">huius</w> <w id="4370998">definitiones</w> <w id="4370999">labefactare</w> <w id="4371000">volt</w>, <w id="4371002">conatus</w> <w id="4371003">est</w> <w id="4371004">clarissimis</w> <w id="4371005">rebus</w> <w id="4371006">tenebras</w> <w id="4371007">obducere</w>. <w id="4371009">cuius</w>
<w id="4371010">primo</w> <w id="4371011">non</w> <w id="4371012">admodum</w> <w id="4371013">probata</w> <w id="4371014">ratio</w> (<w id="4371015">quamquam</w> <w id="4371016">floruit</w>
<w id="4371017">cum</w> <w id="4371018">acumine</w> <w id="4371019">ingeni</w> <w id="4371020">turn</w> <w id="4371021">admirabili</w> <w id="4371022">quodam</w> <w id="4371023">lepore</w>
<w id="4371024">dicendi</w>) <w id="4371025">proxime</w> <w id="4371026">a</w> <w id="4371027">Lacyde</w> <w id="4371028">solo</w> <w id="4371029">retenta</w> <w id="4371030">est</w>, <w id="4371032">post</w> <w id="4371033">autem</w>
<w id="4371034">confecta</w><ref id="n67" target="ref67" /> <w id="4371035">a</w> <w id="4371036">Carneade</w>. <w id="4371038">qui</w> <w id="4371039">est</w> <w id="4371040">quartus</w> <w id="4371041">ab</w> <w id="4371042">Arcesila</w>;
<w id="4371044">audivit</w> <w id="4371045">enim</w> <w id="4371046">Hegesinum</w>, <w id="4371048">qui</w> <w id="4371049">Euandrum</w> <w id="4371050">audierat</w> <w id="4371051">Lacydi</w> <w id="4371052">discipulum</w>, <w id="4371054">cum</w> <w id="4371055">Arcesilae</w> <w id="4371056">Lacydes</w> <w id="4371057">fuisset</w>. <w id="4371059">sed</w>

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<w id="4371060">ipse</w> <w id="4371061">Carneades</w> <w id="4371062">diu</w> <w id="4371063">tenuit</w>, <w id="4371065">nam</w> <w id="4371066">nonaginta</w> <w id="4371067">vixit</w> <w id="4371068">annos</w>,
<w id="4371070">et</w> <w id="4371071">qui</w> <w id="4371072">ilium</w> <w id="4371073">audierant</w> <w id="4371074">admodum</w> <w id="4371075">floruerunt</w>. <w id="4371077">e</w> <w id="4371078">quibus</w>
<w id="4371079">industriae</w> <w id="4371080">plurimum</w> <w id="4371081">in</w> <w id="4371082">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4371083">fuit</w> (<w id="4371084">declarat</w> <w id="4371085">multitudo</w> <w id="4371086">librorum</w>), <w id="4371088">ingenii</w> <w id="4371089">non</w> <w id="4371090">minus</w> <w id="4371091">in</w> <w id="4371092">Hagnone</w>,<ref id="n68" target="ref68" /> <w id="4371094">in</w>
<w id="4371095">Charmada</w> <w id="4371096">eloquentiae</w>, <w id="4371098">in</w> <w id="4371099">Melanthio</w> <w id="4371100">Rhodio</w> <w id="4371101">suavitatis</w>; <w id="4371103">bene</w> <w id="4371104">autem</w> <w id="4371105">nosse</w> <w id="4371106">Carneaden</w> <w id="4371107">Stratoniceus</w> <w id="4371108">Metrodorus</w> <w id="4371109">putabatur</w>.
<milestone n="17" unit="section" /><w id="4371111">iam</w> <w id="4371112">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4371113">Philo</w> <w id="4371114">vester</w> <w id="4371115">operam</w>
<w id="4371116">multos</w> <w id="4371117">annos</w> <w id="4371118">dedit</w>. <w id="4371120">Philone</w> <w id="4371121">autem</w> <w id="4371122">vivo</w> <w id="4371123">patrocinium</w>
<w id="4371124">Academiae</w> <w id="4371125">non</w> <w id="4371126">defuit</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4371128">Sed</w>, <w id="4371130">quod</w> <w id="4371131">nos</w> <w id="4371132">facere</w> <w id="4371133">nunc</w> <w id="4371134">ingredinur</w>,<ref id="n69" target="ref69" /> <w id="4371136">ut</w> <w id="4371137">contra</w>
<w id="4371138">Academicos</w> <w id="4371139">disseramus</w>, <w id="4371141">id</w> <w id="4371142">quidam</w> <w id="4371143">e</w> <w id="4371144">philosophis</w> <w id="4371145">et</w>
<w id="4371146">i</w> <w id="4371147">quidem</w> <w id="4371148">non</w> <w id="4371149">mediocres</w> <w id="4371150">faciundum</w> <w id="4371151">omnino</w> <w id="4371152">non</w> <w id="4371153">putabant</w>, <w id="4371155">nec</w> <w id="4371156">vero</w> <w id="4371157">esse</w> <w id="4371158">ullam</w> <w id="4371159">rationem</w><ref id="n70" target="ref70" /> <w id="4371160">disputare</w> <w id="4371161">cum</w> <w id="4371162">is</w>
<w id="4371163">qui</w> <w id="4371164">nihil</w> <w id="4371165">probarent</w>, <w id="4371167">Antipatrumque</w> <w id="4371168">Stoicum</w> <w id="4371169">qui</w>
<w id="4371170">multus</w> <w id="4371171">in</w> <w id="4371172">eo</w> <w id="4371173">fuisset</w> <w id="4371174">reprehendebant</w>; <w id="4371176">nec</w> <w id="4371177">definiri</w>
<w id="4371178">aiebant</w> <w id="4371179">necesse</w> <w id="4371180">esse</w> <w id="4371181">quid</w> <w id="4371182">esset</w> <w id="4371183">cognitio</w> <w id="4371184">aut</w> <w id="4371185">perceptio</w>
<w id="4371186">aut</w>, <w id="4371188">si</w> <w id="4371189">verbum</w> <w id="4371190">e</w> <w id="4371191">verbo</w> <w id="4371192">volumus</w>, <w id="4371194">conprehensio</w>, <w id="4371196">quam</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4371197">κατάλημψιν</w></foreign> <w id="4371198">illi</w> <w id="4371199">vocant</w>; <w id="4371201">eosque</w> <w id="4371202">qui</w> <w id="4371203">persuadere</w> <w id="4371204">vellent</w>
<w id="4371205">esse</w> <w id="4371206">aliquid</w> <w id="4371207">quod</w><ref id="n71" target="ref71" /> <w id="4371208">conprehendi</w> <w id="4371209">et</w> <w id="4371210">percipi</w> <w id="4371211">posset</w> <w id="4371212">inscienter</w> <w id="4371213">facere</w> <w id="4371214">dicebant</w>, <w id="4371216">propterea</w> <w id="4371217">quod</w> <w id="4371218">nihil</w> <w id="4371219">esset</w>
<w id="4371220">clarius</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4371221">ἐναργείᾳ</w></foreign><ref id="n72" target="ref72" /><ref id="n73" target="ref73" /> — <w id="4371222">ut</w> <w id="4371223">Graeci</w>, <w id="4371225">perspicuitatem</w> <w id="4371226">aut</w> <w id="4371227">evidentiam</w><ref id="n74" target="ref74" /> <w id="4371228">nos</w> <w id="4371229">si</w> <w id="4371230">placet</w> <w id="4371231">nominemus</w> <w id="4371232">fabricemurque</w> <w id="4371233">si</w>
<w id="4371234">opus</w> <w id="4371235">erit</w> <w id="4371236">verba</w>, <w id="4371238">nec</w><ref id="n75" target="ref75" /> <w id="4371239">hic</w> <w id="4371240">sibi</w>' (<w id="4371241">me</w> <w id="4371242">appellabat</w> <w id="4371243">iocans</w>)
'<w id="4371244">hoc</w> <w id="4371245">licere</w> <w id="4371246">soli</w> <w id="4371247">putet</w> — <w id="4371248">sed</w> <w id="4371249">tamen</w> <w id="4371250">orationem</w> <w id="4371251">nullam</w>
<w id="4371252">putabant</w> <w id="4371253">inlustriorem</w> <w id="4371254">ipsa</w> <w id="4371255">evidentia</w> <w id="4371256">reperiri</w> <w id="4371257">posse</w>,
<w id="4371259">nec</w> <w id="4371260">ea</w> <w id="4371261">quae</w> <w id="4371262">tam</w> <w id="4371263">clara</w> <w id="4371264">essent</w> <w id="4371265">definienda</w> <w id="4371266">censebant</w>.<ref id="n76" target="ref76" />
<w id="4371268">Alii</w> <w id="4371269">autem</w> <w id="4371270">negabant</w> <w id="4371271">se</w> <w id="4371272">pro</w> <w id="4371273">hac</w> <w id="4371274">evidentia</w> <w id="4371275">quicquam</w>
<w id="4371276">priores</w> <w id="4371277">fuisse</w> <w id="4371278">dicturos</w>, <w id="4371280">sed</w> <w id="4371281">ad</w> <w id="4371282">ea</w> <w id="4371283">quae</w> <w id="4371284">contra</w> <w id="4371285">dicerentur</w> <w id="4371286">dici</w> <w id="4371287">oportere</w> <w id="4371288">putabant</w>, <w id="4371290">ne</w> <w id="4371291">qui</w> <w id="4371292">fallerentur</w>.
<milestone n="18" unit="section" /><w id="4371294">Plerique</w>
<w id="4371295">tamen</w> <w id="4371296">et</w> <w id="4371297">definitiones</w> <w id="4371298">ipsarum</w> <w id="4371299">etiam</w> <w id="4371300">evidentium</w> <w id="4371301">rerum</w>

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<w id="4371302">non</w> <w id="4371303">inprobant</w> <w id="4371304">et</w> <w id="4371305">rem</w> <w id="4371306">idoneam</w> <w id="4371307">de</w> <w id="4371308">qua</w> <w id="4371309">quaeratur</w> <w id="4371310">et</w>
<w id="4371311">homines</w> <w id="4371312">dignos</w> <w id="4371313">quibuscum</w> <w id="4371314">disseratur</w> <w id="4371315">putant</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4371317">Philo</w> <w id="4371318">autem</w> <w id="4371319">dum</w> <w id="4371320">nova</w> <w id="4371321">quaedam</w> <w id="4371322">commovet</w>, <w id="4371324">quod</w>
<w id="4371325">ea</w> <w id="4371326">sustinere</w> <w id="4371327">vix</w> <w id="4371328">poterat</w> <w id="4371329">quae</w> <w id="4371330">contra</w> <w id="4371331">Academicorum</w>
<w id="4371332">pertinaciam</w> <w id="4371333">dicebantur</w>, <w id="4371335">et</w> <w id="4371336">aperte</w> <w id="4371337">mentitur</w> <w id="4371338">ut</w> <w id="4371339">est</w> <w id="4371340">reprehensus</w> <w id="4371341">a</w> <w id="4371342">patre</w> <w id="4371343">Catulo</w>,<ref id="n77" target="ref77" /> <w id="4371345">et</w> <w id="4371346">ut</w> <w id="4371347">docuit</w> <w id="4371348">Antiochus</w> <w id="4371349">in</w> <w id="4371350">id</w>
<w id="4371351">ipsum</w> <w id="4371352">se</w> <w id="4371353">induit</w> <w id="4371354">quod</w> <w id="4371355">timebat</w>. <w id="4371357">cum</w> <w id="4371358">enim</w> <w id="4371359">ita</w> <w id="4371360">negaret</w>
<w id="4371361">quicquam</w> <w id="4371362">esse</w> <w id="4371363">quod</w> <w id="4371364">conprehendi</w> <w id="4371365">posset</w> (<w id="4371366">id</w> <w id="4371367">enim</w> <w id="4371368">volumus</w> <w id="4371369">esse</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4371370">ἀκατάλημπτον</w></foreign>),<ref id="n78" target="ref78" /> <w id="4371372">si</w> <w id="4371373">illud</w> <w id="4371374">esset</w>, <w id="4371376">sicut</w> <w id="4371377">Zeno</w>
<w id="4371378">definiret</w>, <w id="4371380">tale</w> <w id="4371381">visum</w> (<w id="4371382">iam</w> <w id="4371383">enim</w> <w id="4371384">hoc</w> <w id="4371385">pro</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4371386">φαμτασίᾳ</w></foreign> <w id="4371387">verbum</w> <w id="4371388">satis</w> <w id="4371389">hesterno</w> <w id="4371390">sermone</w> <w id="4371391">trivimus</w>) — <w id="4371392">visum</w> <w id="4371393">igitur</w>
<w id="4371394">inpressum</w><ref id="n79" target="ref79" /> <w id="4371395">effictumque</w><ref id="n80" target="ref80" /> <w id="4371396">ex</w> <w id="4371397">eo</w> <w id="4371398">unde</w> <w id="4371399">esset</w><ref id="n81" target="ref81" /> <w id="4371400">quale</w> <w id="4371401">esse</w>
<w id="4371402">non</w> <w id="4371403">posset</w> <w id="4371404">ex</w> <w id="4371405">eo</w> <w id="4371406">unde</w> <w id="4371407">non</w> <w id="4371408">esset</w> (<w id="4371409">id</w> <w id="4371410">nos</w> <w id="4371411">a</w> <w id="4371412">Zenone</w><ref id="n82" target="ref82" />
<w id="4371413">definitum</w> <w id="4371414">rectissime</w> <w id="4371415">dicimus</w>; <w id="4371417">qui</w> <w id="4371418">enim</w> <w id="4371419">potest</w> <w id="4371420">quicquam</w> <w id="4371421">conprehendi</w>, <w id="4371423">ut</w> <w id="4371424">plane</w> <w id="4371425">confidas</w> <w id="4371426">perceptum</w> <w id="4371427">id</w>
<w id="4371428">cognitumque</w> <w id="4371429">esse</w>, <w id="4371431">quod</w> <w id="4371432">est</w> <w id="4371433">tale</w> <w id="4371434">quale</w> <w id="4371435">vel</w> <w id="4371436">falsum</w>
<w id="4371437">esse</w> <w id="4371438">possit</w>?) — <w id="4371439">hoc</w> <w id="4371440">cum</w> <w id="4371441">infirmat</w> <w id="4371442">tollitque</w> <w id="4371443">Philo</w>,
<w id="4371445">iudicium</w> <w id="4371446">tollit</w> <w id="4371447">incogniti</w> <w id="4371448">et</w> <w id="4371449">cogniti</w>; <w id="4371451">ex</w> <w id="4371452">quo</w> <w id="4371453">efficitur</w>
<w id="4371454">nihil</w> <w id="4371455">posse</w> <w id="4371456">conprehendi</w>. <w id="4371458">ita</w> <w id="4371459">inprudens</w> <w id="4371460">co</w> <w id="4371461">quo</w>
<w id="4371462">minime</w> <w id="4371463">volt</w> <w id="4371464">revolvitur</w>. <w id="4371466">Quare</w> <w id="4371467">omnis</w> <w id="4371468">oratio</w> <w id="4371469">contra</w>
<w id="4371470">Academiam</w> <w id="4371471">suscipitur</w> <w id="4371472">a</w> <w id="4371473">nobis</w>, <w id="4371475">ut</w> <w id="4371476">retineamus</w><ref id="n83" target="ref83" /> <w id="4371477">eam</w>
<w id="4371478">definitionem</w> <w id="4371479">quam</w> <w id="4371480">Philo</w> <w id="4371481">voluit</w> <w id="4371482">evertere</w>; <w id="4371484">quam</w> <w id="4371485">nisi</w>
<w id="4371486">optinemus</w>, <w id="4371488">percipi</w> <w id="4371489">nihil</w> <w id="4371490">posse</w> <w id="4371491">concedimus</w>.</p>
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<p><milestone n="19" unit="section" /><w id="4371493">Ordiamur</w> <w id="4371494">igitur</w> <w id="4371495">a</w> <w id="4371496">sensibus</w>. <w id="4371498">quorum</w> <w id="4371499">ita</w> <w id="4371500">clara</w>
<w id="4371501">iudicia</w> <w id="4371502">et</w> <w id="4371503">certa</w> <w id="4371504">sunt</w>, <w id="4371506">ut</w>, <w id="4371508">si</w> <w id="4371509">optio</w> <w id="4371510">naturae</w> <w id="4371511">nostrae</w>
<w id="4371512">detur</w> <w id="4371513">et</w> <w id="4371514">ab</w> <w id="4371515">ea</w> <w id="4371516">deus</w> <w id="4371517">aliqui</w> <w id="4371518">requirat</w> <w id="4371519">contentane</w> <w id="4371520">sit</w>
<w id="4371521">suis</w> <w id="4371522">integris</w> <w id="4371523">incorruptisque</w> <w id="4371524">sensibus</w> <w id="4371525">an</w> <w id="4371526">postulet</w>
<w id="4371527">melius</w> <w id="4371528">aliquid</w>, <w id="4371530">non</w> <w id="4371531">videam</w> <w id="4371532">quid</w> <w id="4371533">quaerat</w> <w id="4371534">amplius</w>.
<w id="4371536">nec</w> <w id="4371537">vero</w> <w id="4371538">hoc</w> <w id="4371539">loco</w> <w id="4371540">expectandum</w> <w id="4371541">est</w> <w id="4371542">dum</w> <w id="4371543">de</w> <w id="4371544">remo</w>
<w id="4371545">inflexo</w> <w id="4371546">aut</w> <w id="4371547">de</w> <w id="4371548">collo</w> <w id="4371549">columbae</w> <w id="4371550">respondeam</w>; <w id="4371552">non</w> <w id="4371553">enim</w>

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<w id="4371554">is</w> <w id="4371555">sum</w> <w id="4371556">qui</w> <w id="4371557">quidquid</w> <w id="4371558">videtur</w><ref id="n84" target="ref84" /> <w id="4371559">tale</w> <w id="4371560">dicam</w> <w id="4371561">esse</w> <w id="4371562">quale</w>
<w id="4371563">videatur</w>; <w id="4371565">Epicurus</w> <w id="4371566">hoc</w> <w id="4371567">viderit</w> <w id="4371568">et</w> <w id="4371569">alia</w> <w id="4371570">multa</w>. <w id="4371572">meo</w>
<w id="4371573">autem</w> <w id="4371574">iudicio</w> <w id="4371575">ita</w> <w id="4371576">est</w> <w id="4371577">maxima</w> <w id="4371578">in</w> <w id="4371579">sensibus</w> <w id="4371580">veritas</w>, <w id="4371582">si</w>
<w id="4371583">et</w> <w id="4371584">sani</w> <w id="4371585">sunt</w> <w id="4371586">ac</w> <w id="4371587">valentes</w> <w id="4371588">et</w> <w id="4371589">omnia</w> <w id="4371590">removentur</w> <w id="4371591">quae</w>
<w id="4371592">obstant</w> <w id="4371593">et</w> <w id="4371594">inpediunt</w>. <w id="4371596">itaque</w> <w id="4371597">et</w> <w id="4371598">lumen</w> <w id="4371599">mutari</w> <w id="4371600">saepe</w>
<w id="4371601">volumus</w> <w id="4371602">et</w> <w id="4371603">situs</w> <w id="4371604">earum</w> <w id="4371605">rerum</w> <w id="4371606">quas</w> <w id="4371607">intuemur</w>, <w id="4371609">et</w>
<w id="4371610">intervalla</w> <w id="4371611">aut</w> <w id="4371612">contrahimus</w> <w id="4371613">aut</w> <w id="4371614">diducimus</w>, <w id="4371616">multaque</w>
<w id="4371617">facimus</w> <w id="4371618">usque</w> <w id="4371619">eo</w> <w id="4371620">dum</w> <w id="4371621">aspectus</w> <w id="4371622">ipse</w> <w id="4371623">fidem</w> <w id="4371624">faciat</w>
<w id="4371625">sui</w> <w id="4371626">iudicii</w>. <w id="4371628">quod</w> <w id="4371629">idem</w> <w id="4371630">fit</w> <w id="4371631">in</w> <w id="4371632">vocibus</w> <w id="4371633">in</w> <w id="4371634">odore</w> <w id="4371635">in</w>
<w id="4371636">sapore</w>, <w id="4371638">ut</w> <w id="4371639">nemo</w> <w id="4371640">sit</w> <w id="4371641">nostrum</w> <w id="4371642">qui</w> <w id="4371643">in</w> <w id="4371644">sensibus</w> <w id="4371645">sui</w>
<w id="4371646">cuiusque</w> <w id="4371647">generis</w> <w id="4371648">iudicium</w> <w id="4371649">requirat</w> <w id="4371650">acrius</w>.
<milestone n="20" unit="section" /><w id="4371652">Adhibita</w>
<w id="4371653">vero</w> <w id="4371654">exercitatione</w> <w id="4371655">et</w> <w id="4371656">arte</w>, <w id="4371658">ut</w><ref id="n85" target="ref85" /> <w id="4371659">oculi</w> <w id="4371660">pictura</w> <w id="4371661">teneantur</w>
<w id="4371662">aures</w> <w id="4371663">cantibus</w>, <w id="4371665">quis</w> <w id="4371666">est</w> <w id="4371667">quin</w> <w id="4371668">cernat</w> <w id="4371669">quanta</w> <w id="4371670">vis</w> <w id="4371671">sit</w>
<w id="4371672">in</w> <w id="4371673">sensibus</w>. <w id="4371675">quam</w> <w id="4371676">multa</w><ref id="n86" target="ref86" /> <w id="4371677">vident</w> <w id="4371678">pictores</w> <w id="4371679">in</w> <w id="4371680">umbris</w>
<w id="4371681">et</w> <w id="4371682">in</w> <w id="4371683">eminentia</w> <w id="4371684">quae</w> <w id="4371685">nos</w> <w id="4371686">non</w> <w id="4371687">videmus</w>; <w id="4371689">quam</w> <w id="4371690">multa</w>
<w id="4371691">quae</w> <w id="4371692">nos</w> <w id="4371693">fugiunt</w> <w id="4371694">in</w> <w id="4371695">cantu</w> <w id="4371696">exaudiunt</w> <w id="4371697">in</w> <w id="4371698">eo</w> <w id="4371699">genere</w>
<w id="4371700">exercitati</w>, <w id="4371702">qui</w> <w id="4371703">primo</w> <w id="4371704">inflatu</w> <w id="4371705">tibicinis</w> <w id="4371706">Antiopam</w> <w id="4371707">esse</w>
<w id="4371708">aiunt</w> <w id="4371709">aut</w> <w id="4371710">Andromacham</w>, <w id="4371712">cum</w> <w id="4371713">id</w> <w id="4371714">nos</w> <w id="4371715">ne</w> <w id="4371716">suspicemur</w>
<w id="4371717">quidem</w>. <w id="4371719">nihil</w> <w id="4371720">necesse</w> <w id="4371721">est</w> <w id="4371722">de</w> <w id="4371723">gustatu</w> <w id="4371724">et</w> <w id="4371725">odoratu</w> <w id="4371726">loqui</w>,
<w id="4371728">in</w> <w id="4371729">quibus</w> <w id="4371730">intellegentia</w> <w id="4371731">etsi</w> <w id="4371732">vitiosa</w> <w id="4371733">est</w> <w id="4371734">quaedam</w>
<w id="4371735">tamen</w>. <w id="4371737">quid</w> <w id="4371738">de</w> <w id="4371739">tactu</w> <w id="4371740">et</w> <w id="4371741">eo</w> <w id="4371742">quidem</w> <w id="4371743">quem</w> <w id="4371744">philosophi</w> <w id="4371745">interiorem</w> <w id="4371746">vocant</w> <w id="4371747">aut</w> <w id="4371748">doloris</w> <w id="4371749">aut</w> <w id="4371750">voluptatis</w>,
<w id="4371752">in</w> <w id="4371753">quo</w> <w id="4371754">Cyrenaici</w> <w id="4371755">solo</w> <w id="4371756">putant</w> <w id="4371757">veri</w> <w id="4371758">esse</w> <w id="4371759">iudicium</w>, <w id="4371761">quia</w>
<w id="4371762">sentiatur</w><ref id="n87" target="ref87" /> — <milestone n="21" unit="section" /><w id="4371763">potestne</w> <w id="4371764">igitur</w> <w id="4371765">quisquam</w> <w id="4371766">dicere</w> <w id="4371767">inter</w>
<w id="4371768">eum</w> <w id="4371769">qui</w> <w id="4371770">doleat</w> <w id="4371771">et</w> <w id="4371772">inter</w> <w id="4371773">eum</w> <w id="4371774">qui</w> <w id="4371775">in</w> <w id="4371776">voluptate</w> <w id="4371777">sit</w>
<w id="4371778">nihil</w> <w id="4371779">interesse</w>, <w id="4371781">aut</w> <w id="4371782">ita</w> <w id="4371783">qui</w><ref id="n88" target="ref88" /> <w id="4371784">sentiet</w><ref id="n89" target="ref89" /> <w id="4371785">non</w> <w id="4371786">apertissime</w>
<w id="4371787">insaniat</w>?</p>
<p><milestone n="(21)" unit="section" /><w id="4371788">Atqui</w> <w id="4371789">qualia</w> <w id="4371790">sunt</w> <w id="4371791">haec</w> <w id="4371792">quae</w> <w id="4371793">sensibus</w> <w id="4371794">percipi</w> <w id="4371795">dicimus</w>
<w id="4371796">talia</w> <w id="4371797">secuntur</w> <w id="4371798">ea</w> <w id="4371799">quae</w> <w id="4371800">non</w> <w id="4371801">sensibus</w> <w id="4371802">ipsis</w> <w id="4371803">percipi</w> <w id="4371804">dicuntur</w> <w id="4371805">sed</w> <w id="4371806">quodam</w> <w id="4371807">modo</w> <w id="4371808">sensibus</w>, <w id="4371810">ut</w> <w id="4371811">haec</w>: '<w id="4371812">illud</w>
<w id="4371813">est</w> <w id="4371814">album</w>, <w id="4371816">hoc</w> <w id="4371817">dulce</w>, <w id="4371819">canorum</w> <w id="4371820">illud</w>, <w id="4371822">hoc</w> <w id="4371823">bene</w> <w id="4371824">olens</w>.
<w id="4371826">hoc</w> <w id="4371827">asperum</w>': <w id="4371828">animo</w> <w id="4371829">iam</w> <w id="4371830">haec</w> <w id="4371831">tenemus</w> <w id="4371832">conprehensa</w>
<w id="4371833">non</w> <w id="4371834">sensibus</w>. '<w id="4371836">ille</w>' <w id="4371837">deinceps</w> '<w id="4371838">equus</w> <w id="4371839">est</w>, <w id="4371841">ille</w> <w id="4371842">canis</w>'.

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<w id="4371844">cetera</w> <w id="4371845">series</w> <w id="4371846">deinde</w> <w id="4371847">sequitur</w> <w id="4371848">maiora</w> <w id="4371849">nectens</w>, <w id="4371851">ut</w> <w id="4371852">haec</w>
<w id="4371853">quae</w> <w id="4371854">quasi</w> <w id="4371855">expletam</w> <w id="4371856">rerum</w> <w id="4371857">conprehensionem</w> <w id="4371858">amplectuntur</w>: '<w id="4371859">si</w> <w id="4371860">homo</w> <w id="4371861">est</w>, <w id="4371863">animal</w> <w id="4371864">est</w> <w id="4371865">mortale</w> <w id="4371866">rationis</w>
<w id="4371867">particeps</w>'. <w id="4371869">Quo</w> <w id="4371870">e</w> <w id="4371871">genere</w> <w id="4371872">nobis</w> <w id="4371873">notitiae</w> <w id="4371874">rerum</w> <w id="4371875">inprimuntur</w>, <w id="4371877">sine</w> <w id="4371878">quibus</w> <w id="4371879">nec</w> <w id="4371880">intellegi</w> <w id="4371881">quicquam</w> <w id="4371882">nec</w> <w id="4371883">quaeri</w>
<<w id="4371884">nec</w>> <w id="4371885">disputari</w><ref id="n90" target="ref90" /> <w id="4371886">potest</w>.
<milestone n="22" unit="section" /><w id="4371888">quod</w> <w id="4371889">si</w> <w id="4371890">essent</w> <w id="4371891">falsae</w> <w id="4371892">notitiae</w>
(<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4371893">ἐννοίας</w></foreign> <w id="4371894">enim</w> <w id="4371895">notitias</w> <w id="4371896">appellare</w> <w id="4371897">tu</w> <w id="4371898">videbare</w>) — <w id="4371899">si</w>
<w id="4371900">igitur</w> <w id="4371901">essent</w> <w id="4371902">eae</w> <w id="4371903">falsae</w> <w id="4371904">aut</w> <w id="4371905">eius</w> <w id="4371906">modi</w> <w id="4371907">visis</w> <w id="4371908">inpressae</w>
<w id="4371909">qualia</w> <w id="4371910">visa</w> <w id="4371911">a</w> <w id="4371912">falsis</w> <w id="4371913">discerni</w><ref id="n91" target="ref91" /> <w id="4371914">non</w> <w id="4371915">possent</w>, <w id="4371917">quo</w> <w id="4371918">tandem</w>
<w id="4371919">his</w> <w id="4371920">modo</w> <w id="4371921">uteremur</w>, <w id="4371923">quo</w> <w id="4371924">modo</w> <w id="4371925">autem</w> <w id="4371926">quid</w> <w id="4371927">cuique</w> <w id="4371928">rei</w>
<w id="4371929">consentaneum</w> <w id="4371930">esset</w> <w id="4371931">quid</w> <w id="4371932">repugnaret</w> <w id="4371933">videremus</w>?<ref id="n92" target="ref92" />
<w id="4371934">Memoriae</w> <w id="4371935">quidem</w> <w id="4371936">certe</w>, <w id="4371938">quae</w> <w id="4371939">non</w> <w id="4371940">modo</w> <w id="4371941">philosophiam</w>
<w id="4371942">sed</w> <w id="4371943">omnis</w><ref id="n93" target="ref93" /> <w id="4371944">vitae</w> <w id="4371945">usum</w> <w id="4371946">omnesque</w> <w id="4371947">artes</w> <w id="4371948">una</w> <w id="4371949">maxime</w>
<w id="4371950">continet</w>, <w id="4371952">nihil</w> <w id="4371953">omnino</w> <w id="4371954">loci</w> <w id="4371955">relinquitur</w>. <w id="4371957">quae</w> <w id="4371958">potest</w>
<w id="4371959">enim</w> <w id="4371960">esse</w> <w id="4371961">memoria</w> <w id="4371962">falsorum</w>, <w id="4371964">aut</w> <w id="4371965">quid</w> <w id="4371966">quisquam</w> <w id="4371967">meminit</w> <w id="4371968">quod</w> <w id="4371969">non</w> <w id="4371970">animo</w> <w id="4371971">conprehendit</w> <w id="4371972">et</w> <w id="4371973">tenet</w>? <w id="4371974">Ars</w>
<w id="4371975">vero</w> <w id="4371976">quae</w> <w id="4371977">potest</w> <w id="4371978">esse</w> <w id="4371979">nisi</w> <w id="4371980">quae</w> <w id="4371981">non</w> <w id="4371982">ex</w> <w id="4371983">una</w> <w id="4371984">aut</w><ref id="n94" target="ref94" /> <w id="4371985">duabus</w>
<w id="4371986">sed</w> <w id="4371987">ex</w> <w id="4371988">multis</w> <w id="4371989">animi</w> <w id="4371990">perceptionibus</w> <w id="4371991">constat</w>? <w id="4371992">quam</w> <w id="4371993">si</w><ref id="n95" target="ref95" />
<w id="4371994">subtraxeris</w>, <w id="4371996">qui</w> <w id="4371997">distingues</w> <w id="4371998">artificem</w> <w id="4371999">ab</w> <w id="4372000">inscio</w>: <w id="4372001">non</w>
<w id="4372002">enim</w> <w id="4372003">fortuito</w> <w id="4372004">hunc</w> <w id="4372005">artificem</w> <w id="4372006">dicemus</w> <w id="4372007">esse</w> <w id="4372008">illum</w> <w id="4372009">negabimus</w>,<ref id="n96" target="ref96" /> <w id="4372011">sed</w> <w id="4372012">cum</w> <w id="4372013">alterum</w> <w id="4372014">percepta</w> <w id="4372015">et</w> <w id="4372016">conprehensatenere</w>
<w id="4372017">videmus</w><ref id="n97" target="ref97" /> <w id="4372018">alterum</w> <w id="4372019">non</w> <w id="4372020">item</w>. <w id="4372022">cumque</w> <w id="4372023">artium</w> <w id="4372024">aliud</w> <w id="4372025">eius</w>
<w id="4372026">modi</w> <w id="4372027">genus</w> <w id="4372028">sit</w> <w id="4372029">ut</w> <w id="4372030">tantum</w> <w id="4372031">modo</w> <w id="4372032">animo</w> <w id="4372033">rem</w> <w id="4372034">cernat</w>,
<w id="4372036">aliud</w> <w id="4372037">ut</w> <w id="4372038">moliatur</w> <w id="4372039">aliquid</w> <w id="4372040">et</w> <w id="4372041">faciat</w>, <w id="4372043">quo</w> <w id="4372044">modo</w> <w id="4372045">aut</w><ref id="n98" target="ref98" />
<w id="4372046">geometres</w><ref id="n99" target="ref99" /> <w id="4372047">cernere</w> <w id="4372048">ea</w> <w id="4372049">potest</w> <w id="4372050">quae</w> <w id="4372051">aut</w> <w id="4372052">nulla</w> <w id="4372053">sunt</w> <w id="4372054">aut</w>
<w id="4372055">internosci</w> <w id="4372056">a</w> <w id="4372057">falsis</w> <w id="4372058">non</w> <w id="4372059">possunt</w>, <w id="4372061">aut</w> <w id="4372062">is</w> <w id="4372063">qui</w> <w id="4372064">fidibus</w>
<w id="4372065">utitur</w> <w id="4372066">explere</w> <w id="4372067">numeros</w> <w id="4372068">et</w> <w id="4372069">conficere</w> <w id="4372070">versus</w>; <w id="4372072">quod</w> <w id="4372073">idem</w>
<w id="4372074">in</w> <w id="4372075">similibus</w> <w id="4372076">quoque</w> <w id="4372077">artibus</w> <w id="4372078">continget</w>, <w id="4372080">quarum</w> <w id="4372081">omne</w>
<w id="4372082">opus</w> <w id="4372083">est</w> <w id="4372084">in</w> <w id="4372085">faciendo</w> <w id="4372086">atque</w> <w id="4372087">agendo</w>. <w id="4372089">quid</w> <w id="4372090">enim</w> <w id="4372091">est</w>
<w id="4372092">quod</w> <w id="4372093">arte</w> <w id="4372094">effici</w> <w id="4372095">possit</w><ref id="n100" target="ref100" /> <w id="4372096">nisi</w> <w id="4372097">is</w> <w id="4372098">qui</w> <w id="4372099">artem</w> <w id="4372100">tractabit</w> <w id="4372101">multa</w>
<w id="4372102">perceperit</w>?</p>
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<p><milestone n="23" unit="section" /><w id="4372103">Maxime</w> <w id="4372104">vero</w> <w id="4372105">virtutum</w> <w id="4372106">cognitio</w> <w id="4372107">confirmat</w> <w id="4372108">percipi</w> 

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<w id="4372109">et</w> <w id="4372110">conprendi</w> <w id="4372111">multa</w> <w id="4372112">posse</w>. <w id="4372114">in</w> <w id="4372115">quibus</w><ref id="n101" target="ref101" /> <w id="4372116">solis</w> <w id="4372117">inesse</w>
<w id="4372118">etiam</w> <w id="4372119">scientiam</w> <w id="4372120">dicimus</w>, <w id="4372122">quam</w> <w id="4372123">nos</w> <w id="4372124">non</w> <w id="4372125">conprehensionem</w> <w id="4372126">modo</w> <w id="4372127">rerum</w> <w id="4372128">sed</w> <w id="4372129">eam</w> <w id="4372130">stabilem</w> <w id="4372131">quoque</w>
<w id="4372132">et</w> <w id="4372133">immutabilem</w> <w id="4372134">esse</w> <w id="4372135">censemus</w>, <w id="4372137">itemque</w> <w id="4372138">sapientiam</w>
5<w id="4372139">artem</w> <w id="4372140">vivendi</w>, <w id="4372142">quae</w> <w id="4372143">ipsa</w> <w id="4372144">ex</w> <w id="4372145">sese</w> <w id="4372146">habeat</w> <w id="4372147">constantiam</w>;
<w id="4372149">ea</w> <w id="4372150">autem</w> <w id="4372151">constantia</w> <w id="4372152">si</w> <w id="4372153">nihil</w> <w id="4372154">habeat</w> <w id="4372155">percepti</w> <w id="4372156">et</w> <w id="4372157">cogniti</w>,
<w id="4372159">quaero</w> <w id="4372160">unde</w> <w id="4372161">nata</w><ref id="n102" target="ref102" /> <w id="4372162">sit</w> <w id="4372163">aut</w> <w id="4372164">quo</w> <w id="4372165">modo</w>. <w id="4372167">quaero</w> <w id="4372168">etiam</w>,
<w id="4372170">ille</w> <w id="4372171">vir</w> <w id="4372172">bonus</w>, <w id="4372174">qui</w> <w id="4372175">statuit</w> <w id="4372176">omnem</w> <w id="4372177">cruciatum</w> <w id="4372178">perferre</w>,
<w id="4372180">intolerabili</w> <w id="4372181">dolore</w> <w id="4372182">lacerari</w> <w id="4372183">potius</w> <w id="4372184">quam</w> <w id="4372185">aut</w> <w id="4372186">officium</w>
<w id="4372187">prodat</w> <w id="4372188">aut</w> <w id="4372189">fidem</w>, <w id="4372191">cur</w> <w id="4372192">has</w> <w id="4372193">sibi</w> <w id="4372194">tam</w> <w id="4372195">graves</w> <w id="4372196">leges</w>
<w id="4372197">inposuerit</w>, <w id="4372199">cum</w> <w id="4372200">quam</w> <w id="4372201">ob</w> <w id="4372202">rem</w> <w id="4372203">ita</w> <w id="4372204">oporteret</w> <w id="4372205">nihil</w>
<w id="4372206">haberet</w> <w id="4372207">conprehensi</w> <w id="4372208">percepti</w> <w id="4372209">cogniti</w> <w id="4372210">constituti</w>. <w id="4372212">nullo</w>
<w id="4372213">igitur</w> <w id="4372214">modo</w> <w id="4372215">fieri</w> <w id="4372216">potest</w> <w id="4372217">ut</w> <w id="4372218">quisquam</w> <w id="4372219">tanti</w> <w id="4372220">aestimet</w><ref id="n103" target="ref103" />
<w id="4372221">aequitatem</w> <w id="4372222">et</w> <w id="4372223">fidem</w> <w id="4372224">ut</w> <w id="4372225">eius</w> <w id="4372226">conservandae</w> <w id="4372227">causa</w> <w id="4372228">nullum</w> <w id="4372229">supplicium</w> <w id="4372230">recuset</w>, <w id="4372232">nisi</w><ref id="n104" target="ref104" /> <w id="4372233">is</w> <w id="4372234">rebus</w> <w id="4372235">adsensus</w> <w id="4372236">sit</w>
<w id="4372237">quae</w> <w id="4372238">falsae</w> <w id="4372239">esse</w> <w id="4372240">non</w> <w id="4372241">possint</w>.
<milestone n="24" unit="section" /><w id="4372243">Ipsa</w> <w id="4372244">vero</w> <w id="4372245">sapientia</w> <w id="4372246">si</w>
<w id="4372247">se</w> <w id="4372248">ignorabit</w> <w id="4372249">sapientia</w> <w id="4372250">sit</w> <w id="4372251">necne</w>, <w id="4372253">quo</w> <w id="4372254">modo</w> <w id="4372255">primum</w>
<w id="4372256">obtinebit</w> <w id="4372257">nomen</w> <w id="4372258">sapientiae</w>? <w id="4372259">deinde</w><ref id="n105" target="ref105" /> <w id="4372260">quo</w> <w id="4372261">modo</w> <w id="4372262">suscipere</w> <w id="4372263">aliquam</w> <w id="4372264">rem</w> <w id="4372265">aut</w> <w id="4372266">agere</w> <w id="4372267">fidenter</w> <w id="4372268">audebit</w>, <w id="4372270">cum</w>
<w id="4372271">certi</w> <w id="4372272">nihil</w> <w id="4372273">erit</w> <w id="4372274">quod</w> <w id="4372275">sequatur</w>? <w id="4372276">cum</w> <w id="4372277">vero</w> <w id="4372278">dubitabit</w><ref id="n106" target="ref106" />
<w id="4372279">quid</w> <w id="4372280">sit</w> <w id="4372281">extremum</w> <w id="4372282">et</w> <w id="4372283">ultimum</w> <w id="4372284">bonorum</w>, <w id="4372286">ignorans</w> <w id="4372287">quo</w>
<w id="4372288">omnia</w> <w id="4372289">referantur</w>, <w id="4372291">qui</w> <w id="4372292">poterit</w> <w id="4372293">esse</w> <w id="4372294">sapientia</w>? <w id="4372295">Atque</w>
<w id="4372296">etiam</w> <w id="4372297">illud</w> <w id="4372298">perspicuum</w> <w id="4372299">est</w>, <w id="4372301">constitui</w> <w id="4372302">necesse</w> <w id="4372303">esse</w> <w id="4372304">initium</w>
<w id="4372305">quod</w> <w id="4372306">sapientia</w> <w id="4372307">cum</w> <w id="4372308">quid</w> <w id="4372309">agere</w> <w id="4372310">incipiat</w> <w id="4372311">sequatur</w>, <w id="4372313">idque</w>
<w id="4372314">initium</w> <w id="4372315">esse</w> <w id="4372316">naturae</w> <w id="4372317">accommodatum</w>. <w id="4372319">nam</w> <w id="4372320">aliter</w> <w id="4372321">adpetitio</w> (<w id="4372322">eam</w> <w id="4372323">enim</w> <w id="4372324">volumus</w> <w id="4372325">esse</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4372326">ὁρμὴν</w></foreign> <w id="4372327">qua</w> <w id="4372328">ad</w> <w id="4372329">agendum</w> <w id="4372330">impellimur</w> <w id="4372331">et</w> <w id="4372332">id</w> <w id="4372333">adpetimus</w> <w id="4372334">quod</w> <w id="4372335">est</w> <w id="4372336">visum</w>)
<w id="4372337">moveri</w> <w id="4372338">non</w> <w id="4372339">potest</w>.
<milestone n="25" unit="section" /><w id="4372341">illud</w> <w id="4372342">autem</w> <w id="4372343">quod</w> <w id="4372344">movet</w> <w id="4372345">prius</w>
<w id="4372346">oportet</w> <w id="4372347">videri</w> <w id="4372348">eique</w> <w id="4372349">credi</w>; <w id="4372351">quod</w> <w id="4372352">fieri</w> <w id="4372353">non</w> <w id="4372354">potest</w>, <w id="4372356">si</w>
<w id="4372357">id</w> <w id="4372358">quod</w> <w id="4372359">visum</w> <w id="4372360">erit</w> <w id="4372361">discerni</w> <w id="4372362">non</w> <w id="4372363">poterit</w> <w id="4372364">a</w> <w id="4372365">falso</w>. <w id="4372367">quo</w>
<w id="4372368">modo</w> <w id="4372369">autem</w> <w id="4372370">moveri</w> <w id="4372371">animus</w> <w id="4372372">ad</w> <w id="4372373">adpetendum</w> <w id="4372374">potest</w>,
<w id="4372376">si</w> <w id="4372377">id</w> <w id="4372378">quod</w> <w id="4372379">videtur</w> <w id="4372380">non</w> <w id="4372381">percipitur</w> <w id="4372382">adcommodatumne</w>
<w id="4372383">naturae</w> <w id="4372384">sit</w> <w id="4372385">an</w> <w id="4372386">alienum</w>? <w id="4372387">itemque</w>, <w id="4372389">si</w> <w id="4372390">quid</w> <w id="4372391">officii</w> <w id="4372392">sui</w>
<w id="4372393">sit</w> <w id="4372394">non</w> <w id="4372395">occurrit</w> <w id="4372396">animo</w>, <w id="4372398">nihil</w> <w id="4372399">umquam</w> <w id="4372400">omnino</w> <w id="4372401">aget</w>,

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<w id="4372403">ad</w> <w id="4372404">nullam</w> <w id="4372405">rem</w> <w id="4372406">umquam</w> <w id="4372407">inpelletur</w>, <w id="4372409">numquam</w> <w id="4372410">movebitur</w>. <w id="4372412">quod</w> <w id="4372413">si</w> <w id="4372414">aliquid</w> <w id="4372415">aliquando</w> <w id="4372416">acturus</w> <w id="4372417">est</w>, <w id="4372419">necesse</w> <w id="4372420">est</w>
<w id="4372421">id</w> <w id="4372422">ei</w> <w id="4372423">verum</w> <w id="4372424">quod</w> <w id="4372425">occurrit</w> <w id="4372426">videri</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="26" unit="section" /><w id="4372428">Quid</w> <w id="4372429">quod</w>, <w id="4372431">si</w> <w id="4372432">ista</w> <w id="4372433">vera</w> <w id="4372434">sunt</w>, <w id="4372436">ratio</w> <w id="4372437">omnis</w> <w id="4372438">tollitur</w>
<w id="4372439">quasi</w> <w id="4372440">quaedam</w> <w id="4372441">lux</w> <w id="4372442">lumenque</w> <w id="4372443">vitae</w>: <w id="4372444">tamenne</w> <w id="4372445">in</w> <w id="4372446">ista</w>
<w id="4372447">pravitate</w> <w id="4372448">perstabitis</w>?<ref id="n107" target="ref107" /> <w id="4372449">nam</w> <w id="4372450">quaerendi</w> <w id="4372451">initium</w> <w id="4372452">ratio</w>
<w id="4372453">attulit</w>, <w id="4372455">quae</w> <w id="4372456">perfecit</w><ref id="n108" target="ref108" /> <w id="4372457">virtutem</w>, <w id="4372459">cum</w> <w id="4372460">esset</w><ref id="n109" target="ref109" /> <w id="4372461">ipsa</w> <w id="4372462">ratio</w><ref id="n110" target="ref110" />
<w id="4372463">confirmata</w> <w id="4372464">quaerendo</w>; <w id="4372466">quaestio</w> <w id="4372467">autem</w> <w id="4372468">est</w> <w id="4372469">adpetitio</w>
<w id="4372470">cognitionis</w> <w id="4372471">quaestionisque</w> <w id="4372472">finis</w><ref id="n111" target="ref111" /> <w id="4372473">inventio</w>; <w id="4372475">at</w> <w id="4372476">nemo</w>
<w id="4372477">invenit</w> <w id="4372478">falsa</w>, <w id="4372480">nec</w> <w id="4372481">ea</w> <w id="4372482">quae</w> <w id="4372483">incerta</w> <w id="4372484">permanent</w> <w id="4372485">inventa</w>
<w id="4372486">esse</w> <w id="4372487">possunt</w>, <w id="4372489">sed</w> <w id="4372490">cum</w> <w id="4372491">ea</w> <w id="4372492">quae</w> <w id="4372493">quasi</w> <w id="4372494">involuta</w> <w id="4372495">ante</w><ref id="n112" target="ref112" />
<w id="4372496">fuerunt</w><ref id="n113" target="ref113" /> <w id="4372497">aperta</w> <w id="4372498">sunt</w>, <w id="4372500">turn</w> <w id="4372501">inventa</w> <w id="4372502">dicuntur</w>: <w id="4372503">sic</w><ref id="n114" target="ref114" /> <w id="4372504">et</w>
<w id="4372505">initium</w> <w id="4372506">quaerendi</w> <w id="4372507">et</w> <w id="4372508">exitus</w><ref id="n115" target="ref115" /> <w id="4372509">percipiundi</w> <w id="4372510">et</w> <w id="4372511">conprendendi</w><ref id="n116" target="ref116" />
<w id="4372512">tenet</w>.<ref id="n117" target="ref117" /> <w id="4372514">itaque</w><ref id="n118" target="ref118" /> <w id="4372515">argumenti</w> <w id="4372516">conclusio</w>, <w id="4372518">quae</w> <w id="4372519">est</w> <w id="4372520">Graece</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4372521">ἀπόδειξις</w></foreign>, <w id="4372523">ita</w> <w id="4372524">definitur</w>: '<w id="4372525">ratio</w> <w id="4372526">quae</w> <w id="4372527">ex</w> <w id="4372528">rebus</w> <w id="4372529">perceptis</w>
<w id="4372530">ad</w> <w id="4372531">id</w> <w id="4372532">quod</w> <w id="4372533">non</w> <w id="4372534">percipiebatur</w> <w id="4372535">adducit</w>'.
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<milestone n="27" unit="section" /><w id="4372537">quod</w> <w id="4372538">si</w> <w id="4372539">omnia</w>
<w id="4372540">visa</w> <w id="4372541">eius</w> <w id="4372542">modi</w> <w id="4372543">essent</w> <w id="4372544">qualia</w> <w id="4372545">isti</w><ref id="n119" target="ref119" /> <w id="4372546">dicunt</w>, <w id="4372548">ut</w> <w id="4372549">ea</w> <w id="4372550">vel</w> <w id="4372551">falsa</w>
<w id="4372552">esse</w> <w id="4372553">possent</w> <w id="4372554">neque</w> <w id="4372555">ea</w> <w id="4372556">posset</w> <w id="4372557">ulla</w> <w id="4372558">notio</w> <w id="4372559">discernere</w>,
<w id="4372561">quo</w> <w id="4372562">modo</w> <w id="4372563">quemquam</w> <w id="4372564">aut</w> <w id="4372565">conclusisse</w> <w id="4372566">aliquid</w> <w id="4372567">aut</w> <w id="4372568">invenisse</w> <w id="4372569">dicemus</w>,<ref id="n120" target="ref120" /> <w id="4372571">aut</w> <w id="4372572">quae</w> <w id="4372573">esset</w> <w id="4372574">conclusi</w> <w id="4372575">argumenti</w>
<w id="4372576">fides</w>? <w id="4372577">ipsa</w> <w id="4372578">autem</w> <w id="4372579">philosophia</w>, <w id="4372581">quae</w> <w id="4372582">rationibus</w> <w id="4372583">progredi</w> <w id="4372584">debet</w>, <w id="4372586">quem</w> <w id="4372587">habebit</w> <w id="4372588">exitum</w>? <w id="4372589">sapientiae</w> <w id="4372590">vero</w>
<w id="4372591">quid</w> <w id="4372592">futurum</w> <w id="4372593">est</w>, <w id="4372595">quae</w> <w id="4372596">neque</w> <w id="4372597">de</w> <w id="4372598">se</w> <w id="4372599">ipsa</w> <w id="4372600">dubitare</w>
<w id="4372601">debet</w> <w id="4372602">neque</w> <w id="4372603">de</w> <w id="4372604">suis</w> <w id="4372605">decretis</w> (<w id="4372606">quae</w> <w id="4372607">philosophi</w> <w id="4372608">vocant</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4372609">δόγματα</w></foreign>), <w id="4372611">quorum</w> <w id="4372612">nullum</w> <w id="4372613">sine</w> <w id="4372614">scelere</w> <w id="4372615">prodi</w> <w id="4372616">poterit</w>;
<w id="4372618">cum</w> <w id="4372619">enim</w> <w id="4372620">decretum</w> <w id="4372621">proditur</w>, <w id="4372623">lex</w> <w id="4372624">veri</w> <w id="4372625">rectique</w> <w id="4372626">proditur</w>, <w id="4372628">quo</w> <w id="4372629">e</w> <w id="4372630">vitio</w> <w id="4372631">et</w> <w id="4372632">amicitiarum</w> <w id="4372633">proditiones</w> <w id="4372634">et</w> <w id="4372635">rerum</w>
<w id="4372636">publicarum</w> <w id="4372637">nasci</w> <w id="4372638">solent</w>; <w id="4372640">non</w> <w id="4372641">potest</w> <w id="4372642">igitur</w> <w id="4372643">dubitari</w>
<w id="4372644">quin</w> <w id="4372645">decretum</w> <w id="4372646">nullum</w> <w id="4372647">falsum</w> <w id="4372648">possit</w> <w id="4372649">esse</w> <w id="4372650">sapientis</w>
<w id="4372651">neque</w><ref id="n121" target="ref121" /><ref id="n122" target="ref122" /> <w id="4372652">satis</w> <w id="4372653">sit</w> <w id="4372654">non</w> <w id="4372655">esse</w> <w id="4372656">falsum</w> <w id="4372657">sed</w> <w id="4372658">etiam</w> <w id="4372659">stabile</w> <w id="4372660">fixum</w>

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<w id="4372661">ratum</w> <w id="4372662">esse</w> <w id="4372663">debeat</w>, <w id="4372665">quod</w> <w id="4372666">movere</w> <w id="4372667">nulla</w> <w id="4372668">ratio</w> <w id="4372669">queat</w>;
<w id="4372671">talia</w> <w id="4372672">autem</w> <w id="4372673">neque</w> <w id="4372674">esse</w> <w id="4372675">neque</w> <w id="4372676">videri</w> <w id="4372677">possunt</w> <w id="4372678">eorum</w>
<w id="4372679">ratione</w> <w id="4372680">qui</w> <w id="4372681">illa</w> <w id="4372682">visa</w> <w id="4372683">e</w> <w id="4372684">quibus</w> <w id="4372685">omnia</w> <w id="4372686">decreta</w> <w id="4372687">sunt</w> <w id="4372688">nata</w>
<w id="4372689">negant</w> <w id="4372690">quicquam</w> <w id="4372691">a</w> <w id="4372692">falsis</w> <w id="4372693">interesse</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="28" unit="section" /><w id="4372695">Ex</w> <w id="4372696">hoc</w> <w id="4372697">illud</w> <w id="4372698">est</w> <w id="4372699">natum</w>, <w id="4372701">quod</w> <w id="4372702">postulabat</w> <w id="4372703">Hortensius</w>,
<w id="4372705">ut</w> <w id="4372706">id</w> <w id="4372707">ipsum</w> <w id="4372708">saltem</w> <w id="4372709">perceptum</w> <w id="4372710">a</w> <w id="4372711">sapiente</w> <w id="4372712">dioeretis</w>,
<w id="4372714">nihil</w> <w id="4372715">posse</w> <w id="4372716">percipi</w>. <w id="4372718">Sed</w> <w id="4372719">Antipatro</w> <w id="4372720">hoc</w> <w id="4372721">idem</w> <w id="4372722">postulanti</w>,
<w id="4372724">cum</w> <w id="4372725">diceret</w> <w id="4372726">ei</w> <w id="4372727">qui</w> <w id="4372728">adfirmaret</w> <w id="4372729">nihil</w> <w id="4372730">posse</w> <w id="4372731">percipi</w><ref id="n123" target="ref123" /> [<w id="4372732">consentaneum</w> <w id="4372733">esse</w><ref id="n124" target="ref124" />] <w id="4372734">unum</w> <w id="4372735">tamen</w> <w id="4372736">illud</w> <w id="4372737">dicere</w> <w id="4372738">percipi</w> <w id="4372739">posse</w>
<w id="4372740">consentaneum</w> <w id="4372741">esse</w><ref id="n125" target="ref125" /> <w id="4372742">ut</w> <w id="4372743">alia</w> <w id="4372744">non</w> <w id="4372745">possent</w>, <w id="4372747">Carneades</w>
<w id="4372748">acutius</w> <w id="4372749">resistebat</w>. <w id="4372751">nam</w> <w id="4372752">tantum</w> <w id="4372753">abesse</w> <w id="4372754">dicebat</w> <w id="4372755">ut</w> <w id="4372756">id</w><ref id="n126" target="ref126" />
<w id="4372757">consentaneum</w> <w id="4372758">esset</w>, <w id="4372760">ut</w> <w id="4372761">maxime</w> <w id="4372762">etiam</w> <w id="4372763">repugnaret</w>. <w id="4372765">qui</w>
<w id="4372766">enim</w> <w id="4372767">negaret</w> <w id="4372768">quicquam</w> <w id="4372769">esse</w> <w id="4372770">quod</w> <w id="4372771">perciperetur</w>, <w id="4372773">eum</w>
<w id="4372774">nihil</w> <w id="4372775">excipere</w>; <w id="4372777">ita</w> <w id="4372778">necesse</w> <w id="4372779">esse</w> <w id="4372780">ne</w> <w id="4372781">id</w> <w id="4372782">ipsum</w> <w id="4372783">quidem</w>
<w id="4372784">quod</w> <w id="4372785">exceptum</w> <w id="4372786">non</w> <w id="4372787">esset</w> <w id="4372788">conprendi</w> <w id="4372789">et</w> <w id="4372790">percipi</w> <w id="4372791">ullo</w>
<w id="4372792">modo</w> <w id="4372793">posse</w>.
<milestone n="29" unit="section" /><w id="4372795">Antiochus</w> <w id="4372796">ad</w> <w id="4372797">istum</w> <w id="4372798">locum</w> <w id="4372799">pressius</w> <w id="4372800">videbatur</w> <w id="4372801">accedere</w>. <w id="4372803">quoniam</w> <w id="4372804">enim</w> <w id="4372805">id</w> <w id="4372806">haberent</w> <w id="4372807">Academici</w>
<w id="4372808">decretum</w> (<w id="4372809">sentitis</w> <w id="4372810">enim</w> <w id="4372811">iam</w> <w id="4372812">hoc</w> <w id="4372813">me</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4372814">δόγμα</w></foreign> <w id="4372815">dicere</w>),
<w id="4372817">nihil</w> <w id="4372818">posse</w> <w id="4372819">percipi</w>, <w id="4372821">non</w> <w id="4372822">debere</w> <w id="4372823">eos</w> <w id="4372824">in</w> <w id="4372825">suo</w> <w id="4372826">decreto</w>
<w id="4372827">sicut</w> <w id="4372828">in</w> <w id="4372829">ceteris</w> <w id="4372830">rebus</w> <w id="4372831">fluctuari</w>,<ref id="n127" target="ref127" /> <w id="4372833">praesertim</w> <w id="4372834">cum</w> <w id="4372835">in</w> <w id="4372836">eo</w>
<w id="4372837">summa</w> <w id="4372838">consisteret</w>: <w id="4372839">hanc</w> <w id="4372840">enim</w> <w id="4372841">esse</w> <w id="4372842">regulam</w> <w id="4372843">totius</w>
<w id="4372844">philosophiae</w>, <w id="4372846">constitutionem</w> <w id="4372847">veri</w> <w id="4372848">falsi</w>; <w id="4372850">cogniti</w> <w id="4372851">incogniti</w>;
<w id="4372853">quam</w> <w id="4372854">rationem</w> <w id="4372855">quoniam</w> <w id="4372856">susciperent</w> <w id="4372857">docereque</w> <w id="4372858">vellent</w>
<w id="4372859">quae</w> <w id="4372860">visa</w><ref id="n128" target="ref128" /> <w id="4372861">accipi</w> <w id="4372862">oporteret</w> <w id="4372863">quae</w> <w id="4372864">repudiari</w>, <w id="4372866">certe</w> <w id="4372867">hoc</w>
<w id="4372868">ipsum</w>, <w id="4372870">ex</w> <w id="4372871">quo</w><ref id="n129" target="ref129" /> <w id="4372872">omne</w> <w id="4372873">veri</w> <w id="4372874">falsique</w> <w id="4372875">iudicium</w> <w id="4372876">esset</w>,
<w id="4372878">percipere</w> <w id="4372879">eos</w> <w id="4372880">debuisse</w>; <w id="4372882">etenim</w> <w id="4372883">duo</w> <w id="4372884">esse</w> <w id="4372885">haec</w> <w id="4372886">maxima</w>
<w id="4372887">in</w> <w id="4372888">philosophia</w>, <w id="4372890">iudicium</w> <w id="4372891">veri</w> <w id="4372892">et</w> <w id="4372893">finem</w> <w id="4372894">bonorum</w>, <w id="4372896">nec</w>
<w id="4372897">sapientem</w> <w id="4372898">posse</w> <w id="4372899">esse</w> <w id="4372900">qui</w> <w id="4372901">aut</w> <w id="4372902">cognoscendi</w> <w id="4372903">esse</w><ref id="n130" target="ref130" /> <w id="4372904">initium</w>
<w id="4372905">ignoret</w> <w id="4372906">aut</w> <w id="4372907">extremum</w> <w id="4372908">expetendi</w>, <w id="4372910">ut</w> <w id="4372911">aut</w> <w id="4372912">unde</w> <w id="4372913">proficiscatur</w> <w id="4372914">aut</w> <w id="4372915">quo</w> <w id="4372916">perveniendum</w> <w id="4372917">sit</w> <w id="4372918">nesciat</w>;<w id="4372920">haecautem</w>
<w id="4372921">habere</w> <w id="4372922">dubia</w> <w id="4372923">nec</w> <w id="4372924">is</w> <w id="4372925">ita</w> <w id="4372926">confidere</w> <w id="4372927">ut</w> <w id="4372928">moveri</w> <w id="4372929">non</w> <w id="4372930">possint</w>
<w id="4372931">abhorrere</w> <w id="4372932">a</w> <w id="4372933">sapientia</w> <w id="4372934">plurimum</w>. <w id="4372936">hoc</w> <w id="4372937">igitur</w> <w id="4372938">modo</w>
<w id="4372939">potius</w> <w id="4372940">erat</w> <w id="4372941">ab</w> <w id="4372942">his</w> <w id="4372943">postulandum</w> <w id="4372944">ut</w> <w id="4372945">hoc</w> <w id="4372946">unum</w> <w id="4372947">saltem</w>,

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<w id="4372949">percipi</w> <w id="4372950">nihil</w> <w id="4372951">posse</w>, <w id="4372953">perceptum</w> <w id="4372954">esse</w> <w id="4372955">dicerent</w>. <w id="4372957">Sed</w> <w id="4372958">de</w>
<w id="4372959">inconstantia</w> <w id="4372960">totius</w> <w id="4372961">illorum</w> <w id="4372962">sententiae</w> — <w id="4372963">si</w> <w id="4372964">ulla</w> <w id="4372965">sententia</w> <w id="4372966">cuiusquam</w> <w id="4372967">esse</w> <w id="4372968">potest</w> <w id="4372969">nihil</w> <w id="4372970">adprobantis</w> — <w id="4372971">sit</w> <w id="4372972">ut</w>
<w id="4372973">opinor</w> <w id="4372974">dictum</w> <w id="4372975">satis</w>.</p>
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<p><milestone n="30" unit="section" /><w id="4372977">Sequitur</w> <w id="4372978">disputatio</w> <w id="4372979">copiosa</w> <w id="4372980">illa</w> <w id="4372981">quidem</w> <w id="4372982">sed</w> <w id="4372983">paulo</w>
<w id="4372984">abstrusior</w> — <w id="4372985">habet</w> <w id="4372986">enim</w> <w id="4372987">aliquantum</w> <w id="4372988">a</w> <w id="4372989">physicis</w>, <w id="4372991">ut</w>
<w id="4372992">verear</w> <w id="4372993">ne</w> <w id="4372994">maiorem</w> <w id="4372995">largiar</w> <w id="4372996">ei</w><ref id="n131" target="ref131" /> <w id="4372997">qui</w> <w id="4372998">contra</w> <w id="4372999">dicturus</w>
<w id="4373000">est</w> <w id="4373001">libertatem</w> <w id="4373002">et</w> <w id="4373003">licentiam</w>; <w id="4373005">nam</w> <w id="4373006">quid</w> <w id="4373007">eum</w> <w id="4373008">facturum</w>
<w id="4373009">putem</w> <w id="4373010">de</w> <w id="4373011">abditis</w> <w id="4373012">rebus</w> <w id="4373013">et</w> <w id="4373014">obscuris</w>, <w id="4373016">qui</w> <w id="4373017">lucem</w> <w id="4373018">eripere</w>
<w id="4373019">conetur</w>? — <w id="4373020">sed</w> <w id="4373021">disputari</w> <w id="4373022">poterat</w> <w id="4373023">subtiliter</w> <w id="4373024">quanto</w>
<w id="4373025">quasi</w> <w id="4373026">artificio</w> <w id="4373027">natura</w> <w id="4373028">fabricata</w> <w id="4373029">esset</w> <w id="4373030">primum</w> <w id="4373031">animal</w>
<w id="4373032">omne</w> <w id="4373033">deinde</w> <w id="4373034">hominem</w> <w id="4373035">maxime</w>, <w id="4373037">quae</w> <w id="4373038">vis</w> <w id="4373039">esset</w> <w id="4373040">in</w>
<w id="4373041">sensibus</w>, <w id="4373043">quem</w> <w id="4373044">ad</w> <w id="4373045">modum</w> <w id="4373046">prima</w><ref id="n132" target="ref132" /> <w id="4373047">visa</w> <w id="4373048">nos</w> <w id="4373049">pellerent</w>,
<w id="4373051">deinde</w> <w id="4373052">adpetitio</w> <w id="4373053">ab</w> <w id="4373054">his</w> <w id="4373055">pulsa</w> <w id="4373056">sequeretur</w>, <w id="4373058">tum</w> <w id="4373059">ut</w>
<w id="4373060">sensus</w> <w id="4373061">ad</w> <w id="4373062">res</w> <w id="4373063">percipiendas</w> <w id="4373064">intenderemus</w>. <w id="4373066">Mens</w> <w id="4373067">enim</w>
<w id="4373068">ipsa</w>,<ref id="n133" target="ref133" /> <w id="4373070">quae</w> <w id="4373071">sensuum</w> <w id="4373072">fons</w> <w id="4373073">est</w> <w id="4373074">atque</w> <w id="4373075">etiam</w> <w id="4373076">ipsa</w> <w id="4373077">sensus</w>
<w id="4373078">est</w>, <w id="4373080">naturalem</w> <w id="4373081">vim</w> <w id="4373082">habet</w>, <w id="4373084">quam</w> <w id="4373085">intendit</w> <w id="4373086">ad</w> <w id="4373087">ea</w> <w id="4373088">quibus</w> <w id="4373089">movetur</w>. <w id="4373091">itaque</w> <w id="4373092">alia</w> <w id="4373093">visa</w> <w id="4373094">sic</w> <w id="4373095">arripit</w> <w id="4373096">ut</w> <w id="4373097">iis</w> <w id="4373098">statim</w>
<w id="4373099">utatur</w>, <w id="4373101">alia</w> <w id="4373102">quasi</w><ref id="n134" target="ref134" /> <w id="4373103">recondit</w>, <w id="4373105">e</w> <w id="4373106">quibus</w> <w id="4373107">memoria</w> <w id="4373108">oritur</w>;
<w id="4373110">cetera</w> <w id="4373111">autem</w> <w id="4373112">similitudinibus</w> <w id="4373113">construit</w>, <w id="4373115">ex</w> <w id="4373116">quibus</w> <w id="4373117">efficiuntur</w> <w id="4373118">notitiae</w> <w id="4373119">rerum</w>, <w id="4373121">quas</w> <w id="4373122">Graeci</w> <w id="4373123">tum</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4373124">ἐννοίας</w></foreign> <w id="4373125">tum</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4373126">προλήμψεις</w></foreign> <w id="4373127">vocant</w>; <w id="4373129">eo</w> <w id="4373130">cum</w> <w id="4373131">accessit</w> <w id="4373132">ratio</w> <w id="4373133">argumentique</w>
<w id="4373134">conclusio</w> <w id="4373135">rerumque</w> <w id="4373136">innumerabilium</w> <w id="4373137">multitudo</w>, <w id="4373139">tum</w> <w id="4373140">et</w>
<w id="4373141">perceptio</w> <w id="4373142">eorum</w> <w id="4373143">omnium</w> <w id="4373144">apparet</w> <w id="4373145">et</w> <w id="4373146">eadem</w> <w id="4373147">ratio</w> <w id="4373148">perfecta</w> <w id="4373149">is</w> <w id="4373150">gradibus</w> <w id="4373151">ad</w> <w id="4373152">sapientiam</w> <w id="4373153">pervenit</w>.
<milestone n="31" unit="section" /><w id="4373155">ad</w> <w id="4373156">rerum</w>
<w id="4373157">igitur</w> <w id="4373158">scientiam</w> <w id="4373159">vitaeque</w> <w id="4373160">constantiam</w> <w id="4373161">aptissima</w> <w id="4373162">cum</w>
<w id="4373163">sit</w> <w id="4373164">mens</w> <w id="4373165">hominis</w> <w id="4373166">amplectitur</w> <w id="4373167">maxime</w> <w id="4373168">cognitionem</w> <w id="4373169">et</w>
<w id="4373170">istam</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4373171">κατάλημψιν</w></foreign>,<ref id="n135" target="ref135" /> <w id="4373173">quam</w> <w id="4373174">ut</w> <w id="4373175">dixi</w> <w id="4373176">verbum</w> <w id="4373177">e</w> <w id="4373178">verbo</w> <w id="4373179">exprimentes</w> <w id="4373180">conprensionem</w> <w id="4373181">dicemus</w>, <w id="4373183">cum</w> <w id="4373184">ipsam</w> <w id="4373185">per</w> <w id="4373186">se</w>
<w id="4373187">amat</w> (<w id="4373188">nihil</w> <w id="4373189">enim</w> <w id="4373190">est</w> <w id="4373191">ei</w> <w id="4373192">veritatis</w> <w id="4373193">luce</w> <w id="4373194">dulcius</w>) <w id="4373195">tum</w>
<w id="4373196">etiam</w> <w id="4373197">propter</w> <w id="4373198">usum</w>. <w id="4373200">quocirca</w> <w id="4373201">et</w> <w id="4373202">sensibus</w> <w id="4373203">utitur</w> <w id="4373204">et</w>
<w id="4373205">artes</w> <w id="4373206">efficit</w> <w id="4373207">quasi</w> <w id="4373208">sensus</w> <w id="4373209">alteros</w> <w id="4373210">et</w> <w id="4373211">usque</w> <w id="4373212">eo</w> <w id="4373213">philosophiam</w> <w id="4373214">ipsam</w> <w id="4373215">corroborat</w> <w id="4373216">ut</w> <w id="4373217">virtutem</w> <w id="4373218">efficiat</w>, <w id="4373220">ex</w> <w id="4373221">qua</w>

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<w id="4373222">re</w> <w id="4373223">una</w> <w id="4373224">vita</w> <w id="4373225">omnis</w> <w id="4373226">apta</w> <w id="4373227">sit</w>.<ref id="n136" target="ref136" /> <w id="4373229">Ergo</w> <w id="4373230">i</w> <w id="4373231">qui</w> <w id="4373232">negant</w> <w id="4373233">quicquam</w> <w id="4373234">posse</w> <w id="4373235">oonprendi</w> <w id="4373236">haec</w> <w id="4373237">ipsa</w> <w id="4373238">eripiunt</w> <w id="4373239">vel</w> <w id="4373240">instrumenta</w> <w id="4373241">vel</w> <w id="4373242">ornamenta</w> <w id="4373243">vitae</w>, <w id="4373245">vel</w> <w id="4373246">potius</w> <w id="4373247">etiam</w> <w id="4373248">totam</w>
<w id="4373249">vitam</w> <w id="4373250">evertunt</w> <w id="4373251">funditus</w> <w id="4373252">ipsumque</w> <w id="4373253">animal</w> <w id="4373254">orbant</w> <w id="4373255">animo</w>.
<w id="4373257">ut</w> <w id="4373258">difficile</w> <w id="4373259">sit</w> <w id="4373260">de</w> <w id="4373261">temeritate</w> <w id="4373262">eorum</w> <w id="4373263">perinde</w> <w id="4373264">ut</w> <w id="4373265">causa</w>
<w id="4373266">postulat</w> <w id="4373267">dicere</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="32" unit="section" /><w id="4373269">Nec</w> <w id="4373270">vero</w> <w id="4373271">satis</w> <w id="4373272">constituere</w> <w id="4373273">possum</w> <w id="4373274">quod</w> <w id="4373275">sit</w> <w id="4373276">eorum</w>
<w id="4373277">consilium</w> <w id="4373278">aut</w> <w id="4373279">quid</w> <w id="4373280">velint</w>. <w id="4373282">interdum</w> <w id="4373283">enim</w> <w id="4373284">cum</w> <w id="4373285">adhibemus</w> <w id="4373286">ad</w> <w id="4373287">eos</w> <w id="4373288">orationem</w> <w id="4373289">eius</w> <w id="4373290">modi</w>, <w id="4373292">si</w> <w id="4373293">ea</w> <w id="4373294">quae</w>
<w id="4373295">disputentur</w> <w id="4373296">vera</w> <w id="4373297">sint</w> <w id="4373298">turn</w> <w id="4373299">omnia</w> <w id="4373300">fore</w> <w id="4373301">incerta</w>, <w id="4373303">respondent</w>: '<w id="4373304">quid</w> <w id="4373305">ergo</w> <w id="4373306">istud</w> <w id="4373307">ad</w> <w id="4373308">nos</w>? <w id="4373309">num</w> <w id="4373310">nostra</w> <w id="4373311">culpa</w>
<w id="4373312">est</w>? <w id="4373313">naturam</w> <w id="4373314">accusa</w>, <w id="4373316">quae</w> <w id="4373317">in</w> <w id="4373318">profundo</w> <w id="4373319">veritatem</w> <w id="4373320">ut</w>
<w id="4373321">ait</w> <w id="4373322">Democritus</w> <w id="4373323">penitus</w> <w id="4373324">abstruserit</w>'.<ref id="n137" target="ref137" /> <w id="4373326">alii</w> <w id="4373327">autem</w> <w id="4373328">elegantius</w>, <w id="4373330">qui</w> <w id="4373331">etiam</w> <w id="4373332">queruntur</w> <w id="4373333">quod</w> <w id="4373334">eos</w> <w id="4373335">insimulemus</w>
<w id="4373336">omnia</w> <w id="4373337">incerta</w> <w id="4373338">dicere</w>, <w id="4373340">quantumque</w> <w id="4373341">intersit</w> <w id="4373342">inter</w> <w id="4373343">incertum</w> <w id="4373344">et</w> <w id="4373345">id</w> <w id="4373346">quod</w> <w id="4373347">percipi</w> <w id="4373348">non</w> <w id="4373349">possit</w> <w id="4373350">docere</w> <w id="4373351">conantur</w>
<w id="4373352">eaque</w> <w id="4373353">distinguere</w>. <w id="4373355">Cum</w> <w id="4373356">his</w> <w id="4373357">igitur</w> <w id="4373358">agamus</w>, <w id="4373360">qui</w> <w id="4373361">haec</w>
<w id="4373362">distingunt</w>, <w id="4373364">illos</w>, <w id="4373366">qui</w> <w id="4373367">omnia</w> <w id="4373368">sic</w> <w id="4373369">incerta</w> <w id="4373370">dicunt</w> <w id="4373371">ut</w>
<w id="4373372">stellarum</w> <w id="4373373">numerus</w> <w id="4373374">par</w> <w id="4373375">an</w> <w id="4373376">impar</w> <w id="4373377">sit</w>, <w id="4373379">quasi</w> <w id="4373380">desperatos</w>
<w id="4373381">aliquos</w> <w id="4373382">relinquamus</w>. <w id="4373384">Volunt</w> <w id="4373385">enim</w> (<w id="4373386">et</w> <w id="4373387">hoc</w> <w id="4373388">quidem</w>
<w id="4373389">vel</w> <w id="4373390">maxime</w> <w id="4373391">vos</w> <w id="4373392">animadvertebam</w> <w id="4373393">moveri</w>) <w id="4373394">probabile</w>
<w id="4373395">aliquid</w> <w id="4373396">esse</w> <w id="4373397">et</w> <w id="4373398">quasi</w> <w id="4373399">veri</w><ref id="n138" target="ref138" /> <w id="4373400">simile</w>,<ref id="n139" target="ref139" /> <w id="4373402">eaque</w> <w id="4373403">se</w> <w id="4373404">uti</w> <w id="4373405">regula</w>
<w id="4373406">et</w> <w id="4373407">in</w> <w id="4373408">agenda</w> <w id="4373409">vita</w> <w id="4373410">et</w> <w id="4373411">in</w> <w id="4373412">quaerendo</w> <w id="4373413">ac</w> <w id="4373414">disserendo</w>.

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<milestone n="33" unit="section" /><w id="4373416">Quae</w>
<w id="4373417">ista</w> <w id="4373418">regula</w> <w id="4373419">est</w> <w id="4373420">veri</w> <w id="4373421">et</w> <w id="4373422">falsi</w>, <w id="4373424">si</w> <w id="4373425">notionem</w> <w id="4373426">veri</w> <w id="4373427">et</w> <w id="4373428">falsi</w><ref id="n140" target="ref140" />
<w id="4373429">propterea</w> <w id="4373430">quod</w> <w id="4373431">ea</w> <w id="4373432">non</w> <w id="4373433">possunt</w> <w id="4373434">internosci</w> <w id="4373435">nullam</w> <w id="4373436">habemus</w>? <w id="4373437">nam</w> <w id="4373438">si</w> <w id="4373439">habemus</w>, <w id="4373441">interesse</w> <w id="4373442">oportet</w> <w id="4373443">ut</w> <w id="4373444">inter</w> <w id="4373445">rectum</w> <w id="4373446">et</w> <w id="4373447">pravum</w> <w id="4373448">sic</w> <w id="4373449">inter</w> <w id="4373450">verum</w> <w id="4373451">et</w> <w id="4373452">falsum</w>. <w id="4373454">si</w> <w id="4373455">nihil</w>
<w id="4373456">interest</w>, <w id="4373458">nulla</w> <w id="4373459">regula</w> <w id="4373460">est</w>, <w id="4373462">nec</w> <w id="4373463">potest</w> <w id="4373464">is</w> <w id="4373465">cui</w> <w id="4373466">est</w> <w id="4373467">visio</w>
<w id="4373468">veri</w> <w id="4373469">falsique</w> <w id="4373470">communis</w> <w id="4373471">ullum</w> <w id="4373472">habere</w> <w id="4373473">iudicium</w> <w id="4373474">aut</w>
<w id="4373475">ullam</w> <w id="4373476">omnino</w> <w id="4373477">veritatis</w> <w id="4373478">notam</w>. <w id="4373480">Nam</w> <w id="4373481">cum</w> <w id="4373482">dicunt</w> <w id="4373483">hoc</w>
<w id="4373484">se</w> <w id="4373485">unum</w> <w id="4373486">tollere</w>, <w id="4373488">ut</w> <w id="4373489">quicquam</w> <w id="4373490">possit</w><ref id="n141" target="ref141" /> <w id="4373491">ita</w> <<w id="4373492">verum</w>> <w id="4373493">videri</w>

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<w id="4373494">ut</w> <w id="4373495">non</w> <w id="4373496">eodem</w> <w id="4373497">modo</w> <w id="4373498">falsum</w> <w id="4373499">etiam</w> <w id="4373500">possit</w> [<w id="4373501">ita</w><ref id="n142" target="ref142" />] <w id="4373502">videri</w>,
<w id="4373504">cetera</w> <w id="4373505">autem</w> <w id="4373506">concedere</w>,<ref id="n143" target="ref143" /> <w id="4373508">faciunt</w> <w id="4373509">pueriliter</w>. <w id="4373511">quo</w> <w id="4373512">enim</w>
<w id="4373513">omnia</w> <w id="4373514">iudicantur</w> <w id="4373515">sublato</w> <w id="4373516">reliqua</w> <w id="4373517">se</w> <w id="4373518">negant</w> <w id="4373519">tollere</w>;
<w id="4373521">ut</w> <w id="4373522">si</w> <w id="4373523">quis</w> <w id="4373524">quem</w> <w id="4373525">oculis</w> <w id="4373526">privaverit</w> <w id="4373527">dicat</w> <w id="4373528">ea</w> <w id="4373529">quae</w> <w id="4373530">cerni</w>
<w id="4373531">possent</w> <w id="4373532">se</w> <w id="4373533">ei</w> <w id="4373534">non</w> <w id="4373535">ademisse</w>. <w id="4373537">ut</w> <w id="4373538">enim</w> <w id="4373539">illa</w> <w id="4373540">oculis</w> <w id="4373541">modo</w>
<w id="4373542">agnoscuntur</w> <w id="4373543">sic</w> <w id="4373544">reliqua</w> <w id="4373545">visis</w>, <w id="4373547">sed</w> <w id="4373548">propria</w> <w id="4373549">veri</w> <w id="4373550">non</w>
<w id="4373551">communi</w> <w id="4373552">veri</w> <w id="4373553">et</w> <w id="4373554">falsi</w> <w id="4373555">nota</w>. <w id="4373557">quam</w> <w id="4373558">ob</w> <w id="4373559">rem</w> <w id="4373560">sivetu</w> <w id="4373561">probabilem</w> <w id="4373562">visionem</w> <w id="4373563">sive</w> [<w id="4373564">in</w><ref id="n144" target="ref144" />]<w id="4373565">probabilem</w> <w id="4373566">et</w> <w id="4373567">quae</w> <w id="4373568">non</w> <w id="4373569">inpediatur</w>, <w id="4373571">ut</w> <w id="4373572">Carneades</w> <w id="4373573">volebat</w>, <w id="4373575">sive</w> <w id="4373576">aliud</w> <w id="4373577">quid</w> <w id="4373578">proferes</w><ref id="n145" target="ref145" /> <w id="4373579">quod</w> <w id="4373580">sequare</w>, <w id="4373582">ad</w> <w id="4373583">visum</w> <w id="4373584">illud</w> <w id="4373585">de</w> <w id="4373586">quo</w><ref id="n146" target="ref146" /> <w id="4373587">agimus</w>
<w id="4373588">tibi</w> <w id="4373589">erit</w> <w id="4373590">revertendum</w>.
<milestone n="34" unit="section" /><w id="4373592">in</w> <w id="4373593">eo</w> <w id="4373594">autem</w> <w id="4373595">si</w> <w id="4373596">erit</w> <w id="4373597">communitas</w>
<w id="4373598">cum</w> <w id="4373599">falso</w>, <w id="4373601">nullum</w> <w id="4373602">erit</w> <w id="4373603">iudicium</w>, <w id="4373605">quia</w> <w id="4373606">proprium</w> <w id="4373607">in</w><ref id="n147" target="ref147" />
<w id="4373608">communi</w> <w id="4373609">signo</w> <w id="4373610">notari</w> <w id="4373611">non</w> <w id="4373612">potest</w>. <w id="4373614">sin</w> <w id="4373615">autem</w> <w id="4373616">commune</w> <w id="4373617">nihil</w> <w id="4373618">erit</w>, <w id="4373620">habeo</w><ref id="n148" target="ref148" /> <w id="4373621">quod</w> <w id="4373622">volo</w>; <w id="4373624">id</w> <w id="4373625">enim</w> <w id="4373626">quaero</w>
<w id="4373627">quod</w> <w id="4373628">ita</w> <w id="4373629">mihi</w> <w id="4373630">videatur</w> <w id="4373631">verum</w> <<w id="4373632">ut</w>> <w id="4373633">non</w><ref id="n149" target="ref149" /> <w id="4373634">possit</w> <w id="4373635">item</w>
<w id="4373636">falsum</w> <w id="4373637">videri</w>. <w id="4373639">Simili</w> <w id="4373640">in</w> <w id="4373641">errore</w> <w id="4373642">versantur</w> <w id="4373643">cum</w> <w id="4373644">convicio</w><ref id="n150" target="ref150" /> <w id="4373645">veritatis</w> <w id="4373646">coacti</w> <w id="4373647">perspicua</w> <w id="4373648">a</w> <w id="4373649">perceptis</w> <w id="4373650">volunt</w> <w id="4373651">distinguere</w> <w id="4373652">et</w> <w id="4373653">conantur</w> <w id="4373654">ostendere</w> <w id="4373655">esse</w> <w id="4373656">aliquid</w> <w id="4373657">perspicui</w>,
<w id="4373659">verum</w> <w id="4373660">illud</w> <w id="4373661">quidem</w> <w id="4373662">et</w><ref id="n151" target="ref151" /> <w id="4373663">inpressum</w> <w id="4373664">in</w> <w id="4373665">animo</w><ref id="n152" target="ref152" /> <w id="4373666">atque</w>
<w id="4373667">mente</w>, <w id="4373669">neque</w> <w id="4373670">tamen</w> <w id="4373671">id</w> <w id="4373672">percipi</w> <w id="4373673">ac</w> <w id="4373674">conprendi</w> <w id="4373675">posse</w>. <w id="4373677">quo</w>
<w id="4373678">enim</w> <w id="4373679">modo</w> <w id="4373680">perspicue</w> <w id="4373681">dixeris</w> <w id="4373682">album</w> <w id="4373683">esse</w> <w id="4373684">aliquid</w>, <w id="4373686">cum</w>
<w id="4373687">possit</w> <w id="4373688">accidere</w> <w id="4373689">ut</w> <w id="4373690">id</w> <w id="4373691">quod</w> <w id="4373692">nigrum</w> <w id="4373693">sit</w> <w id="4373694">album</w> <w id="4373695">esse</w>
<w id="4373696">videatur</w>, <w id="4373698">aut</w> <w id="4373699">quo</w> <w id="4373700">modo</w> <w id="4373701">ista</w> <w id="4373702">aut</w> <w id="4373703">perspicua</w> <w id="4373704">dicemus</w> <w id="4373705">aut</w>
<w id="4373706">inpressa</w> <w id="4373707">subtiliter</w>, <w id="4373709">cum</w> <w id="4373710">sit</w> <w id="4373711">incertum</w> <w id="4373712">vere</w> <w id="4373713">inaniterne</w><ref id="n153" target="ref153" />
<w id="4373714">moveatur</w>:<ref id="n154" target="ref154" /> <w id="4373715">ita</w> <w id="4373716">neque</w> <w id="4373717">color</w> <w id="4373718">neque</w> <w id="4373719">corpus</w> <w id="4373720">nec</w> <w id="4373721">veritas</w>
<w id="4373722">nec</w> <w id="4373723">argumentum</w> <w id="4373724">nec</w> <w id="4373725">sensus</w> <w id="4373726">neque</w> <w id="4373727">perspicuum</w> <w id="4373728">ullum</w>
<w id="4373729">relinquitur</w>.
<milestone n="35" unit="section" /><w id="4373731">Ex</w> <w id="4373732">hoc</w> <w id="4373733">illud</w> <w id="4373734">is</w> <w id="4373735">usu</w> <w id="4373736">venire</w> <w id="4373737">solet</w>, <w id="4373739">ut</w>
<w id="4373740">quicquid</w> <w id="4373741">dixerint</w><ref id="n155" target="ref155" /> <w id="4373742">a</w> <w id="4373743">quibusdam</w> <w id="4373744">interrogentur</w> '<w id="4373745">ergo</w>
<w id="4373746">istuc</w> <w id="4373747">quidem</w> <w id="4373748">percipis</w>?'. <w id="4373750">sed</w> <w id="4373751">qui</w> <w id="4373752">ita</w> <w id="4373753">interrogant</w> <w id="4373754">ab</w> <w id="4373755">iis</w>

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<w id="4373756">inridentur</w>. <w id="4373758">non</w> <w id="4373759">enim</w> <w id="4373760">urguent</w> <w id="4373761">ut</w> <w id="4373762">coarguant</w> <w id="4373763">neminem</w>
<w id="4373764">ulla</w> <w id="4373765">de</w> <w id="4373766">re</w> <w id="4373767">posse</w> <w id="4373768">contendere</w> <w id="4373769">nec</w> <w id="4373770">adseverare</w> <w id="4373771">sine</w> <w id="4373772">aliqua</w>
<w id="4373773">eius</w> <w id="4373774">rei</w> <w id="4373775">quam</w> <w id="4373776">sibi</w> <w id="4373777">quisque</w> <w id="4373778">placere</w> <w id="4373779">dicit</w> <w id="4373780">certa</w> <w id="4373781">et</w> <w id="4373782">propria</w> <w id="4373783">nota</w>. <w id="4373785">Quod</w> <w id="4373786">est</w> <w id="4373787">igitur</w> <w id="4373788">istuc</w> <w id="4373789">vestrum</w> <w id="4373790">probabile</w>?
<w id="4373791">nam</w> <w id="4373792">si</w> <w id="4373793">quod</w> <w id="4373794">cuique</w> <w id="4373795">occurrit</w> <w id="4373796">et</w> <w id="4373797">primo</w> <w id="4373798">quasi</w> <w id="4373799">aspectu</w>
<w id="4373800">probabile</w> <w id="4373801">videtur</w> <w id="4373802">id</w> <w id="4373803">confirmatur</w>, <w id="4373805">quid</w> <w id="4373806">eo</w> <w id="4373807">levius</w>;
<milestone n="(36)" unit="section" /><w id="4373809">sin</w>
<w id="4373810">ex</w> <w id="4373811">circumspectione</w> <w id="4373812">aliqua</w> <w id="4373813">et</w> <w id="4373814">accurata</w> <w id="4373815">consideratione</w>
<w id="4373816">quod</w> <w id="4373817">visum</w> <w id="4373818">sit</w> <w id="4373819">id</w> <w id="4373820">se</w> <w id="4373821">dicent</w> <w id="4373822">sequi</w>, <w id="4373824">tamen</w> <w id="4373825">exitum</w> <w id="4373826">non</w>
<w id="4373827">habebunt</w>,
<milestone n="36" unit="section" /><w id="4373829">primum</w> <w id="4373830">quia</w> <w id="4373831">is</w> <w id="4373832">visis</w> <w id="4373833">inter</w> <w id="4373834">quae</w> <w id="4373835">nihil</w> <w id="4373836">interest</w>
<w id="4373837">aequaliter</w> <w id="4373838">omnibus</w> <w id="4373839">abrogatur</w> <w id="4373840">fides</w>; <w id="4373842">deinde</w>, <w id="4373844">cum</w> <w id="4373845">dicant</w>
<w id="4373846">posse</w> <w id="4373847">accidere</w> <w id="4373848">sapienti</w> <w id="4373849">ut</w> <w id="4373850">cum</w> <w id="4373851">omnia</w> <w id="4373852">fecerit</w> <w id="4373853">diligentissimeque</w> <w id="4373854">circumspexerit</w> <w id="4373855">existat</w> <w id="4373856">aliquid</w> <w id="4373857">quod</w> <w id="4373858">et</w> <w id="4373859">veri</w>
<w id="4373860">simile</w> <w id="4373861">videatur</w> <w id="4373862">et</w> <w id="4373863">absit</w> <w id="4373864">longissime</w> <<w id="4373865">a</w>> <w id="4373866">vero</w>, <<w id="4373868">ne</w>><ref id="n156" target="ref156" /> <w id="4373869">si</w>
<w id="4373870">magnam</w> <w id="4373871">partem</w> <w id="4373872">quidem</w>, <w id="4373874">ut</w> <w id="4373875">solent</w> <w id="4373876">dicere</w>, <w id="4373878">ad</w> <w id="4373879">verum</w>
<w id="4373880">ipsum</w> <w id="4373881">aut</w> <w id="4373882">quam</w> <w id="4373883">proxime</w> <w id="4373884">accedant</w> <w id="4373885">confidere</w> <w id="4373886">sibi</w>
<w id="4373887">poterunt</w>. <w id="4373889">ut</w> <w id="4373890">enim</w> <w id="4373891">confidant</w>, <w id="4373893">notum</w> <w id="4373894">iis</w> <w id="4373895">esse</w> <w id="4373896">debebit</w>
<w id="4373897">insigne</w> <w id="4373898">veri</w>; <w id="4373900">quo</w> <w id="4373901">obscuro</w><ref id="n157" target="ref157" /> <w id="4373902">et</w> <w id="4373903">oppresso</w> <w id="4373904">quod</w> <w id="4373905">tandem</w>
<w id="4373906">verum</w> <w id="4373907">sibi</w> <w id="4373908">videbuntur</w> <w id="4373909">attingere</w>? <w id="4373910">quid</w> <w id="4373911">autem</w> <w id="4373912">tam</w> <w id="4373913">absurde</w> <w id="4373914">dici</w> <w id="4373915">potest</w> <w id="4373916">quam</w> <w id="4373917">cum</w> <w id="4373918">ita</w> <w id="4373919">locuntur</w>: '<w id="4373920">est</w> <w id="4373921">hoc</w>
<w id="4373922">quidem</w> <w id="4373923">illius</w> <w id="4373924">rei</w> <w id="4373925">signum</w> <w id="4373926">aut</w> <w id="4373927">argumentum</w>, <w id="4373929">et</w> <w id="4373930">ea</w> <w id="4373931">re</w>
<w id="4373932">id</w> <w id="4373933">sequor</w>, <w id="4373935">sed</w> <w id="4373936">fieri</w> <w id="4373937">potest</w> <w id="4373938">ut</w> <w id="4373939">id</w> <w id="4373940">quod</w> <w id="4373941">significatur</w> <w id="4373942">aut</w>
<w id="4373943">falsum</w> <w id="4373944">sit</w> <w id="4373945">aut</w> <w id="4373946">nihil</w> <w id="4373947">sit</w> <w id="4373948">omnino</w>'.</p>
<p><w id="4373950">Sed</w> <w id="4373951">de</w> <w id="4373952">perception</w> <w id="4373953">hactenus</w>; <w id="4373955">si</w> <w id="4373956">quis</w> <w id="4373957">enim</w> <w id="4373958">ea</w> <w id="4373959">quae</w>
<w id="4373960">dicta</w> <w id="4373961">sunt</w> <w id="4373962">labefactare</w> <w id="4373963">volet</w>, <w id="4373965">facile</w> <w id="4373966">etiam</w> <w id="4373967">absentibus</w>
<w id="4373968">nobis</w> <w id="4373969">veritas</w> <w id="4373970">se</w> <w id="4373971">ipsa</w> <w id="4373972">defendet</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="12" />
<p><milestone n="37" unit="section" /><w id="4373974">His</w> <w id="4373975">satis</w> <w id="4373976">cognitis</w> <w id="4373977">quae</w> <w id="4373978">iam</w> <w id="4373979">explicata</w> <w id="4373980">sunt</w> <w id="4373981">nunc</w> <w id="4373982">de</w>
<w id="4373983">adsensione</w> <w id="4373984">atque</w> <w id="4373985">adprobatione</w>, <w id="4373987">quam</w> <w id="4373988">Graeci</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4373989">συγκατάθεσιν</w></foreign>
<w id="4373990">vocant</w>, <w id="4373992">pauca</w> <w id="4373993">dicemus</w>, <w id="4373995">non</w> <w id="4373996">quo</w> <w id="4373997">non</w> <w id="4373998">latus</w> <w id="4373999">locus</w>
<w id="4374000">sit</w>, <w id="4374002">sed</w> <w id="4374003">paulo</w> <w id="4374004">ante</w> <w id="4374005">iacta</w> <w id="4374006">sunt</w> <w id="4374007">fundamenta</w>. <w id="4374009">nam</w><ref id="n158" target="ref158" /> <w id="4374010">cum</w>
<w id="4374011">vim</w> <w id="4374012">quae</w> <w id="4374013">esset</w> <w id="4374014">in</w> <w id="4374015">sensibus</w> <w id="4374016">explicabamus</w>, <w id="4374018">simul</w> <w id="4374019">illud</w>
<w id="4374020">aperiebatur</w>, <w id="4374022">conprendi</w> <w id="4374023">multa</w> <w id="4374024">et</w> <w id="4374025">percipi</w> <w id="4374026">sensibus</w>, <w id="4374028">quod</w>
<w id="4374029">fieri</w> <w id="4374030">sine</w> <w id="4374031">adsensione</w> <w id="4374032">non</w> <w id="4374033">potest</w>. <w id="4374035">deinde</w> <w id="4374036">cum</w> <w id="4374037">inter</w>
<w id="4374038">inanimum</w><ref id="n159" target="ref159" /> <w id="4374039">et</w> <w id="4374040">animal</w> <w id="4374041">hoc</w> <w id="4374042">maxime</w> <w id="4374043">intersit</w>, <w id="4374045">quod</w><ref id="n160" target="ref160" /> <w id="4374046">animal</w>
<w id="4374047">agit</w> <w id="4374048">aliquid</w> (<w id="4374049">nihil</w> <w id="4374050">enim</w> <w id="4374051">agens</w> <w id="4374052">ne</w> <w id="4374053">cogitari</w> <w id="4374054">quidem</w> <w id="4374055">potest</w>

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<w id="4374056">quale</w> <w id="4374057">sit</w>), <w id="4374059">aut</w> <w id="4374060">ei</w> <w id="4374061">sensus</w> <w id="4374062">adimendus</w> <w id="4374063">est</w> <w id="4374064">aut</w> <w id="4374065">ea</w> <w id="4374066">quae</w>
<w id="4374067">est</w> <w id="4374068">in</w> <w id="4374069">nostra</w> <w id="4374070">potestate</w> <w id="4374071">sita</w> <w id="4374072">reddenda</w> <w id="4374073">adsensio</w>.
<milestone n="38" unit="section" /><w id="4374075">et</w><ref id="n161" target="ref161" /> <w id="4374076">vero</w>
<w id="4374077">animus</w> <w id="4374078">quodam</w> <w id="4374079">modo</w> <w id="4374080">eripitur</w> <w id="4374081">iis</w> <w id="4374082">quos</w> <w id="4374083">neque</w> <w id="4374084">sentire</w>
<w id="4374085">neque</w> <w id="4374086">adsentiri</w> <w id="4374087">volunt</w>. <w id="4374089">ut</w> <w id="4374090">enim</w> <w id="4374091">necesse</w> <w id="4374092">est</w> <w id="4374093">lancem</w>
<w id="4374094">in</w> <w id="4374095">libram</w><ref id="n162" target="ref162" /> <w id="4374096">ponderibus</w> <w id="4374097">inpositis</w> <w id="4374098">deprimi</w> <w id="4374099">sic</w> <w id="4374100">animum</w>
<w id="4374101">perspicuis</w> <w id="4374102">cedere</w>. <w id="4374104">nam</w> <w id="4374105">quo</w> <w id="4374106">modo</w> <w id="4374107">non</w> <w id="4374108">potest</w> <w id="4374109">animal</w>
<w id="4374110">ullum</w> <w id="4374111">non</w> <w id="4374112">adpetere</w> <w id="4374113">id</w> <w id="4374114">quod</w> <w id="4374115">adcommodatum</w> <w id="4374116">ad</w> <w id="4374117">naturam</w>
<w id="4374118">adpareat</w> (<w id="4374119">Graeci</w> <w id="4374120">id</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4374121">οἰκεῖον</w></foreign><ref id="n163" target="ref163" /> <w id="4374122">appellant</w>), <w id="4374124">sic</w> <w id="4374125">non</w> <w id="4374126">potest</w><ref id="n164" target="ref164" />
<w id="4374127">obiectam</w> <w id="4374128">rem</w> <w id="4374129">perspicuam</w> <w id="4374130">non</w> <w id="4374131">adprobare</w>. <w id="4374133">Quamquam</w> <w id="4374134">si</w> <w id="4374135">illa</w> <w id="4374136">de</w> <w id="4374137">quibus</w> <w id="4374138">disputatum</w> <w id="4374139">est</w> <w id="4374140">vera</w> <w id="4374141">sunt</w>, <w id="4374143">nihil</w>
<w id="4374144">attinet</w><ref id="n165" target="ref165" /> <w id="4374145">de</w> <w id="4374146">adsensione</w> <w id="4374147">omnino</w><ref id="n166" target="ref166" /> <w id="4374148">loqui</w>; <w id="4374150">qui</w> <w id="4374151">enim</w> <w id="4374152">quid</w>
<w id="4374153">percipit</w> <w id="4374154">adsentitur</w> <w id="4374155">statim</w>. <w id="4374157">Sed</w> <w id="4374158">haec</w> <w id="4374159">etiam</w> <w id="4374160">secuntur</w>,
<w id="4374162">nec</w> <w id="4374163">memoriam</w> <w id="4374164">sine</w> <w id="4374165">adsensione</w> <w id="4374166">posse</w> <w id="4374167">constare</w> <w id="4374168">nec</w>
<w id="4374169">notitias</w> <w id="4374170">rerum</w> <w id="4374171">nec</w> <w id="4374172">artes</w>; <w id="4374174">idque</w> <w id="4374175">quod</w> <w id="4374176">maximum</w> <w id="4374177">est</w>,
<w id="4374179">ut</w> <w id="4374180">sit</w> <w id="4374181">aliquid</w> <w id="4374182">in</w> <w id="4374183">nostra</w> <w id="4374184">potestate</w>, <w id="4374186">in</w> <w id="4374187">eo</w> <w id="4374188">qui</w> <w id="4374189">rei</w> <w id="4374190">nulli</w><ref id="n167" target="ref167" />
<w id="4374191">adsentietur</w> <w id="4374192">non</w> <w id="4374193">erit</w>.
<milestone n="39" unit="section" /><w id="4374195">ubi</w> <w id="4374196">igitur</w> <w id="4374197">virtus</w>, <w id="4374199">si</w> <w id="4374200">nihil</w> <w id="4374201">situm</w>
<w id="4374202">est</w> <w id="4374203">in</w> <w id="4374204">ipsis</w> <w id="4374205">nobisi</w>? <w id="4374206">maxime</w> <w id="4374207">autem</w> <w id="4374208">absurdum</w> <w id="4374209">vitia</w> <w id="4374210">in</w>
<w id="4374211">ipsorum</w> <w id="4374212">esse</w> <w id="4374213">potestate</w> <w id="4374214">neque</w> <w id="4374215">peccare</w> <w id="4374216">quemquam</w> <w id="4374217">nisi</w>
<w id="4374218">adsensione</w>, <w id="4374220">hoc</w> <w id="4374221">idem</w> <w id="4374222">in</w> <w id="4374223">virtute</w> <w id="4374224">non</w> <w id="4374225">esse</w>, <w id="4374227">cuius</w> <w id="4374228">omnis</w>
<w id="4374229">constantia</w> <w id="4374230">et</w> <w id="4374231">firmitas</w> <w id="4374232">ex</w> <w id="4374233">is</w> <w id="4374234">rebus</w> <w id="4374235">constat</w> <w id="4374236">quibus</w> <w id="4374237">adsensa</w> <w id="4374238">est</w> <w id="4374239">et</w> <w id="4374240">quas</w> <w id="4374241">adprobavit</w>. <w id="4374243">Omninoque</w> <w id="4374244">ante</w> <w id="4374245">videri</w>
<w id="4374246">aliquid</w> <w id="4374247">quam</w> <w id="4374248">agamus</w> <w id="4374249">necesse</w> <w id="4374250">est</w> <w id="4374251">eique</w> <w id="4374252">quod</w> <w id="4374253">visum</w>
<w id="4374254">sit</w> <w id="4374255">adsentiatur</w>.<ref id="n168" target="ref168" /> <w id="4374257">quare</w> <w id="4374258">qui</w> <w id="4374259">aut</w> <w id="4374260">visum</w> <w id="4374261">aut</w> <w id="4374262">adsenseum</w>
<w id="4374263">tollit</w> <w id="4374264">is</w> <w id="4374265">omnem</w> <w id="4374266">actionem</w> <w id="4374267">tollit</w> <w id="4374268">e</w> <w id="4374269">vita</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="13" />
<p><milestone n="40" unit="section" /><w id="4374271">Nunc</w> <w id="4374272">ea</w> <w id="4374273">videamus</w> <w id="4374274">quae</w> <w id="4374275">contra</w> <w id="4374276">ab</w> <w id="4374277">his</w> <w id="4374278">disputari</w>
<w id="4374279">solent</w>. <w id="4374281">sed</w> <w id="4374282">prius</w> <w id="4374283">potestis</w><ref id="n169" target="ref169" /> <w id="4374284">totius</w> <w id="4374285">eorum</w> <w id="4374286">rationis</w><ref id="n170" target="ref170" /> <w id="4374287">quasi</w>
<w id="4374288">fundamenta</w> <w id="4374289">cognoscere</w>. <w id="4374291">Conponunt</w> <w id="4374292">igitur</w> <w id="4374293">primum</w>
<w id="4374294">artem</w> <w id="4374295">quandam</w> <w id="4374296">de</w> <w id="4374297">his</w> <w id="4374298">quae</w> <w id="4374299">visa</w> <w id="4374300">dicimus</w>, <w id="4374302">eorumque</w>
<w id="4374303">et</w> <w id="4374304">vim</w> <w id="4374305">et</w> <w id="4374306">genera</w> <w id="4374307">definiunt</w>, <w id="4374309">in</w> <w id="4374310">his</w> <w id="4374311">quale</w> <w id="4374312">sit</w> <w id="4374313">id</w> <w id="4374314">quod</w>
<w id="4374315">percipi</w> <w id="4374316">et</w><ref id="n171" target="ref171" /> <w id="4374317">conprendi</w> <w id="4374318">possit</w>, <w id="4374320">totidem</w> <w id="4374321">verbis</w> <w id="4374322">quot</w> <w id="4374323">Stoici</w>.

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<w id="4374325">Deinde</w> <w id="4374326">illa</w> <w id="4374327">exponunt</w> <w id="4374328">duo</w>, <w id="4374330">quae</w> <w id="4374331">quasi</w> <w id="4374332">contineant</w><ref id="n172" target="ref172" /> <w id="4374333">omnem</w>
<w id="4374334">hanc</w> <w id="4374335">quaestionem</w>: <w id="4374336">quae</w> <w id="4374337">ita</w> <w id="4374338">videantur</w> <w id="4374339">ut</w> <w id="4374340">etiam</w> <w id="4374341">alia</w>
<w id="4374342">eodem</w> <w id="4374343">modo</w> <w id="4374344">videri</w> <w id="4374345">possint</w> <w id="4374346">nec</w> <w id="4374347">in</w> <w id="4374348">is</w> <w id="4374349">quicquam</w> <w id="4374350">intersit</w>,
<w id="4374352">non</w> <w id="4374353">posse</w><ref id="n173" target="ref173" /> <w id="4374354">eorum</w> <w id="4374355">alia</w> <w id="4374356">percipi</w> <w id="4374357">alia</w> <w id="4374358">non</w> <w id="4374359">percipi</w>; <w id="4374361">nihil</w>
<w id="4374362">interesse</w> <w id="4374363">autem</w> <w id="4374364">non</w> <w id="4374365">modo</w> <w id="4374366">si</w> <w id="4374367">omni</w> <w id="4374368">ex</w> <w id="4374369">parte</w> <w id="4374370">eiusdem</w>
<w id="4374371">modi</w> <w id="4374372">sint</w> <w id="4374373">sed</w> <w id="4374374">etiam</w> <w id="4374375">si</w> <w id="4374376">discerni</w> <w id="4374377">non</w> <w id="4374378">possint</w>. <w id="4374380">Quibus</w>
<w id="4374381">positis</w> <w id="4374382">unius</w> <w id="4374383">argumenti</w> <w id="4374384">conclusione</w> <w id="4374385">tota</w> <w id="4374386">ab</w> <w id="4374387">his</w> <w id="4374388">causa</w>
<w id="4374389">conprenditur</w>. <w id="4374391">conposita</w> <w id="4374392">autem</w> <w id="4374393">ea</w> <w id="4374394">conclusio</w> <w id="4374395">sic</w> <w id="4374396">est</w>:
'<w id="4374397">eorum</w> <w id="4374398">quae</w> <w id="4374399">videntur</w> <w id="4374400">alia</w> <w id="4374401">vera</w> <w id="4374402">sunt</w> <w id="4374403">alia</w> <w id="4374404">falsa</w>; <w id="4374406">et</w>
<w id="4374407">quod</w> <w id="4374408">falsum</w> <w id="4374409">est</w> <w id="4374410">id</w> <w id="4374411">percipi</w> <w id="4374412">non</w> <w id="4374413">potest</w>, <w id="4374415">quod</w> <w id="4374416">autem</w>
<w id="4374417">verum</w> <w id="4374418">visum</w> <w id="4374419">est</w>, <w id="4374421">id</w> <w id="4374422">omne</w> <w id="4374423">tale</w> <w id="4374424">est</w> <w id="4374425">ut</w> <w id="4374426">eiusdem</w> <w id="4374427">modi</w>
<w id="4374428">falsum</w> <w id="4374429">etiam</w> <w id="4374430">possit</w> <w id="4374431">videri</w>'; <w id="4374433">et</w> <w id="4374434">quae</w> <w id="4374435">visa</w> <w id="4374436">sint</w><ref id="n174" target="ref174" /> <w id="4374437">eius</w>
<w id="4374438">modi</w> <w id="4374439">ut</w> <w id="4374440">in</w> <w id="4374441">is</w> <w id="4374442">nihil</w> <w id="4374443">intersit</w>, <w id="4374445">non</w> <w id="4374446">posse</w><ref id="n175" target="ref175" /> <w id="4374447">accidere</w> <w id="4374448">ut</w>
<w id="4374449">eorum</w> <w id="4374450">alia</w> <w id="4374451">percipi</w> <w id="4374452">possint</w> <w id="4374453">alia</w> <w id="4374454">non</w> <w id="4374455">possint</w>; '<w id="4374457">nullum</w>
<w id="4374458">igitur</w> <w id="4374459">est</w> <w id="4374460">visum</w> <w id="4374461">quod</w> <w id="4374462">percipi</w> <w id="4374463">possit</w>'.
<milestone n="41" unit="section" /><w id="4374465">Quae</w> <w id="4374466">autem</w>
<w id="4374467">sumunt</w> <w id="4374468">ut</w> <w id="4374469">concludant</w> <w id="4374470">id</w> <w id="4374471">quod</w> <w id="4374472">volunt</w>, <w id="4374474">ex</w> <w id="4374475">his</w> <w id="4374476">duo</w> <w id="4374477">sibi</w>
<w id="4374478">putant</w> <w id="4374479">concedi</w> (<w id="4374480">neque</w> <w id="4374481">enim</w> <w id="4374482">quisquam</w> <w id="4374483">repugnat</w>); <w id="4374485">ea</w>
<w id="4374486">sunt</w> <w id="4374487">haec</w>: <w id="4374488">quae</w> <w id="4374489">visa</w> <w id="4374490">falsa</w> <w id="4374491">sint</w> <w id="4374492">ea</w> <w id="4374493">percipi</w> <w id="4374494">non</w> <w id="4374495">posse</w>;
<w id="4374497">et</w> <w id="4374498">alterum</w>: <w id="4374499">inter</w> <w id="4374500">quae</w> <w id="4374501">visa</w> <w id="4374502">nihil</w> <w id="4374503">intersit</w>, <w id="4374505">ex</w> <w id="4374506">is</w> <w id="4374507">non</w>
<w id="4374508">posse</w> <w id="4374509">alia</w> <w id="4374510">talia</w> <w id="4374511">esse</w> <w id="4374512">ut</w> <w id="4374513">percipi</w> <w id="4374514">possint</w> <w id="4374515">alia</w> <w id="4374516">ut</w><ref id="n176" target="ref176" /> <w id="4374517">non</w>
<w id="4374518">possint</w>. <w id="4374520">reliqua</w> <w id="4374521">vero</w> <w id="4374522">multa</w> <w id="4374523">et</w> <w id="4374524">varia</w> <w id="4374525">oratione</w> <w id="4374526">defendunt</w>, <w id="4374528">quae</w> <w id="4374529">sunt</w> <w id="4374530">item</w> <w id="4374531">duo</w>: <w id="4374532">unum</w>, <w id="4374534">quae</w> <w id="4374535">videantur</w> <w id="4374536">eorum</w>
<w id="4374537">alia</w> <w id="4374538">vera</w> <w id="4374539">esse</w> <w id="4374540">alia</w> <w id="4374541">falsa</w>; <w id="4374543">alterum</w>, <w id="4374545">omne</w> <w id="4374546">visum</w> <w id="4374547">quod</w>
<w id="4374548">sit</w> <w id="4374549">a</w> <w id="4374550">vero</w> <w id="4374551">tale</w> <w id="4374552">esse</w> <w id="4374553">quale</w> <w id="4374554">etiam</w> <w id="4374555">a</w> <w id="4374556">falso</w> <w id="4374557">possit</w> <w id="4374558">esse</w>.

<milestone n="42" unit="section" /><w id="4374560">haec</w> <w id="4374561">duo</w> <w id="4374562">proposita</w> <w id="4374563">non</w> <w id="4374564">praetervolant</w> <w id="4374565">sed</w> <w id="4374566">ita</w> <w id="4374567">dilatant</w>
<w id="4374568">ut</w> <w id="4374569">non</w> <w id="4374570">mediocrem</w> <w id="4374571">curam</w> <w id="4374572">adhibeant</w> <w id="4374573">et</w> <w id="4374574">diligentiam</w>.
<w id="4374576">dividunt</w> <w id="4374577">enim</w> <w id="4374578">in</w> <w id="4374579">partes</w> <w id="4374580">et</w> <w id="4374581">eas</w> <w id="4374582">quidem</w> <w id="4374583">magnas</w>, <w id="4374585">primum</w> <w id="4374586">in</w> <w id="4374587">sensus</w>, <w id="4374589">deinde</w> <w id="4374590">in</w> <w id="4374591">ea</w> <w id="4374592">quae</w> <w id="4374593">ducuntur</w><ref id="n177" target="ref177" /> <w id="4374594">a</w> <w id="4374595">sensibus</w>
<w id="4374596">et</w> <w id="4374597">ab</w> <w id="4374598">omni</w> <w id="4374599">consuetudine</w>, <w id="4374601">quam</w><ref id="n178" target="ref178" /> <w id="4374602">obscurari</w> <w id="4374603">volunt</w>; <w id="4374605">tum</w>
<w id="4374606">perveniunt</w> <w id="4374607">ad</w> <w id="4374608">eam</w> <w id="4374609">partem</w> <w id="4374610">ut</w> <w id="4374611">ne</w> <w id="4374612">ratione</w> <w id="4374613">quidem</w> <w id="4374614">et</w>
<w id="4374615">coniectura</w> <w id="4374616">ulla</w> <w id="4374617">res</w> <w id="4374618">percipi</w> <w id="4374619">possit</w>. <w id="4374621">haec</w> <w id="4374622">autem</w> <w id="4374623">universa</w>
<w id="4374624">concidunt</w> <w id="4374625">etiam</w> <w id="4374626">minutius</w>. <w id="4374628">ut</w> <w id="4374629">enim</w> <w id="4374630">de</w> <w id="4374631">sensibushesterno</w>
<w id="4374632">sermone</w> <w id="4374633">vidistis</w> <w id="4374634">item</w> <w id="4374635">faciunt</w> <w id="4374636">de</w> <w id="4374637">reliquis</w>, <w id="4374639">in</w> <w id="4374640">singulisque</w> <w id="4374641">rebus</w>, <w id="4374643">quas</w> <w id="4374644">in</w> <w id="4374645">minima</w> <w id="4374646">dispertiunt</w>, <w id="4374648">volunt</w> <w id="4374649">efficere</w>

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<w id="4374650">iis</w> <w id="4374651">omnibus</w> <w id="4374652">quae</w> <w id="4374653">visa</w> <w id="4374654">sint</w> <w id="4374655">veris</w> <w id="4374656">adiuncta</w> <w id="4374657">esse</w> <w id="4374658">falsa</w>
<w id="4374659">quae</w> <w id="4374660">a</w> <w id="4374661">veris</w> <w id="4374662">nihil</w> <w id="4374663">differant</w>; <w id="4374665">ea</w> <w id="4374666">cum</w> <w id="4374667">talia</w> <w id="4374668">sint</w> <w id="4374669">non</w>
<w id="4374670">posse</w> <w id="4374671">conprendi</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="14" />
<p><milestone n="43" unit="section" /><w id="4374673">Hanc</w> <w id="4374674">ego</w> <w id="4374675">subtilitatem</w> <w id="4374676">philosophia</w> <w id="4374677">quidem</w> <w id="4374678">dignissimam</w> <w id="4374679">iudico</w> <w id="4374680">sed</w> <w id="4374681">ab</w> <w id="4374682">eorum</w> <w id="4374683">causa</w> <w id="4374684">qui</w> <w id="4374685">ita</w> <w id="4374686">disserunt</w>
<w id="4374687">remotissimam</w>. <w id="4374689">definitiones</w> <w id="4374690">enim</w> <w id="4374691">et</w> <w id="4374692">partitiones</w> <w id="4374693">et</w>
<w id="4374694">horum</w><ref id="n179" target="ref179" /> <w id="4374695">luminibus</w> <w id="4374696">utens</w> <w id="4374697">oratio</w>, <w id="4374699">tum</w> <w id="4374700">similitudines</w> <w id="4374701">dissimilitudinesque</w><ref id="n180" target="ref180" /> <w id="4374702">et</w> <w id="4374703">earum</w> <w id="4374704">tenuis</w> <w id="4374705">et</w> <w id="4374706">acuta</w> <w id="4374707">distinctio</w>
<w id="4374708">fidentium</w> <w id="4374709">est</w> <w id="4374710">hominum</w> <w id="4374711">illa</w> <w id="4374712">vera</w> <w id="4374713">et</w> <w id="4374714">firma</w> <w id="4374715">et</w> <w id="4374716">certa</w>
<w id="4374717">esse</w> <w id="4374718">quae</w> <w id="4374719">tutentur</w>, <w id="4374721">non</w> <w id="4374722">eorum</w> <w id="4374723">qui</w> <w id="4374724">clament</w> <w id="4374725">nihilo</w>
<w id="4374726">magis</w> <w id="4374727">vera</w> <w id="4374728">illa</w> <w id="4374729">esse</w> <w id="4374730">quam</w> <w id="4374731">falsa</w>. <w id="4374733">quid</w> <w id="4374734">enim</w> <w id="4374735">agant</w>, <w id="4374737">si</w>
<w id="4374738">cum</w> <w id="4374739">aliquid</w> <w id="4374740">definierint</w><ref id="n181" target="ref181" /> <w id="4374741">roget</w> <w id="4374742">eos</w> <w id="4374743">quispiam</w> <w id="4374744">num</w> <w id="4374745">illa</w>
<w id="4374746">definitio</w> <w id="4374747">possit</w> <w id="4374748">in</w> <w id="4374749">aliam</w> <w id="4374750">rem</w> <w id="4374751">transferri</w> <w id="4374752">quamlubet</w>:<ref id="n182" target="ref182" /> <w id="4374753">si</w>
<w id="4374754">posse</w> <w id="4374755">dixerint</w>, <w id="4374757">quid</w> [<w id="4374758">enim</w><ref id="n183" target="ref183" />] <w id="4374759">dicere</w> <w id="4374760">habeant</w> <w id="4374761">cur</w> <w id="4374762">ila</w> <w id="4374763">vera</w>
<w id="4374764">definitio</w> <w id="4374765">sit</w>; <w id="4374767">si</w> <w id="4374768">negaverint</w>, <w id="4374770">fatendum</w> <w id="4374771">sit</w>, <w id="4374773">quoniam</w> †<w id="4374774">vel</w>
<w id="4374775">illa</w> <w id="4374776">vera</w>†<ref id="n184" target="ref184" /> <w id="4374777">definitio</w> <w id="4374778">transferri</w> <w id="4374779">non</w> <w id="4374780">possit</w> <w id="4374781">in</w> <w id="4374782">falsum</w>,
<w id="4374784">quod</w> <w id="4374785">ea</w> <w id="4374786">definitione</w> <w id="4374787">explicetur</w> <w id="4374788">id</w> <w id="4374789">percipi</w> <w id="4374790">posse</w>; <w id="4374792">quod</w>
<w id="4374793">minime</w> <w id="4374794">illi</w> <w id="4374795">volunt</w>. <w id="4374797">Eadem</w> <w id="4374798">dici</w> <w id="4374799">poterunt</w><ref id="n185" target="ref185" /> <w id="4374800">in</w> <w id="4374801">omnibus</w>
<w id="4374802">partibus</w>.
<milestone n="44" unit="section" /><w id="4374804">si</w> <w id="4374805">enim</w> <w id="4374806">dicent</w> <w id="4374807">ea</w> <w id="4374808">de</w> <w id="4374809">quibus</w> <w id="4374810">disserent</w><ref id="n186" target="ref186" /> <w id="4374811">se</w>
<w id="4374812">dilucide</w> <w id="4374813">perspicere</w> <w id="4374814">nec</w> <w id="4374815">ulla</w> <w id="4374816">communione</w> <w id="4374817">visorum</w> <w id="4374818">inpediri</w>, <w id="4374820">conprendere</w> <w id="4374821">ea</w> <w id="4374822">se</w> <w id="4374823">fatebuntur</w>; <w id="4374825">sin</w> <w id="4374826">autem</w> <w id="4374827">negabunt</w> <w id="4374828">vera</w> <w id="4374829">visa</w> <w id="4374830">a</w> <w id="4374831">falsis</w> <w id="4374832">posse</w> <w id="4374833">distingui</w>, <w id="4374835">qui</w> <w id="4374836">poterunt</w>
<w id="4374837">longius</w> <w id="4374838">progredi</w>: <w id="4374839">occurretur</w> <w id="4374840">enim</w>, <w id="4374842">sicut</w> <w id="4374843">occursum</w> <w id="4374844">est</w>.
<w id="4374846">Nam</w> <w id="4374847">concludi</w> <w id="4374848">argumentum</w> <w id="4374849">non</w> <w id="4374850">potest</w> <w id="4374851">nisi</w> <w id="4374852">is</w> <w id="4374853">quae</w>
<w id="4374854">ad</w> <w id="4374855">concludendum</w> <w id="4374856">sumpta</w> <w id="4374857">erunt</w> <w id="4374858">ita</w> <w id="4374859">probatis</w> <w id="4374860">ut</w> <w id="4374861">falsa</w>
<w id="4374862">eiusdem</w> <w id="4374863">modi</w> <w id="4374864">nulla</w> <w id="4374865">possint</w> <w id="4374866">esse</w>. <w id="4374868">ergo</w> <w id="4374869">si</w> <w id="4374870">rebus</w> <w id="4374871">conprensis</w> <w id="4374872">et</w> <w id="4374873">perceptis</w> <w id="4374874">nisa</w><ref id="n187" target="ref187" /> <w id="4374875">et</w> <w id="4374876">progressa</w> <w id="4374877">ratio</w> <w id="4374878">hoc</w> <w id="4374879">efficiet</w>,
<w id="4374881">nihil</w> <w id="4374882">posse</w> <w id="4374883">conprendi</w>, <w id="4374885">quid</w> <w id="4374886">potest</w> <w id="4374887">reperiri</w> <w id="4374888">quod</w> <w id="4374889">ipsum</w> <w id="4374890">sibi</w> <w id="4374891">repugnet</w> <w id="4374892">magis</w>? <w id="4374893">cumque</w> <w id="4374894">ipsa</w> <w id="4374895">natura</w> <w id="4374896">accuratae</w> <w id="4374897">orationis</w> <w id="4374898">hoc</w> <w id="4374899">profiteatur</w>, <w id="4374901">se</w> <w id="4374902">aliquid</w> <w id="4374903">patefacturam</w>
<w id="4374904">quod</w> <w id="4374905">non</w> <w id="4374906">appareat</w>, <w id="4374908">et</w> <w id="4374909">quo</w> <w id="4374910">id</w> <w id="4374911">facilius</w> <w id="4374912">adsequatur</w> <w id="4374913">adhibituram</w> <w id="4374914">et</w> <w id="4374915">sensus</w> <w id="4374916">et</w> <w id="4374917">ea</w> <w id="4374918">quae</w> <w id="4374919">perspicua</w> <w id="4374920">sint</w>, <w id="4374922">qualis</w>

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<w id="4374923">est</w> <w id="4374924">istorum</w> <w id="4374925">oratio</w> <w id="4374926">qui</w> <w id="4374927">omnia</w> <w id="4374928">non</w> <w id="4374929">tarn</w> <w id="4374930">esse</w> <w id="4374931">quam</w>
<w id="4374932">videri</w> <w id="4374933">volunt</w>? <w id="4374934">Maxime</w> <w id="4374935">autem</w> <w id="4374936">convincuntur</w> <w id="4374937">cum</w> <w id="4374938">haec</w>
<w id="4374939">duo</w> <w id="4374940">pro</w> <w id="4374941">congruentibus</w> <w id="4374942">sumunt</w> <w id="4374943">tam</w> <w id="4374944">vehementer</w> <w id="4374945">repugnantia</w>, <w id="4374947">primum</w> <w id="4374948">esse</w> <w id="4374949">quaedam</w> <w id="4374950">falsa</w> <w id="4374951">visa</w> (<w id="4374952">quod</w> <w id="4374953">cum</w>
<w id="4374954">volunt</w>, <w id="4374956">declarant</w> <w id="4374957">quaedam</w> <w id="4374958">esse</w> <w id="4374959">vera</w>), <w id="4374961">deinde</w> <w id="4374962">ibidem</w>,
<w id="4374964">inter</w> <w id="4374965">falsa</w> <w id="4374966">visa</w> <w id="4374967">et</w> <w id="4374968">vera</w> <w id="4374969">nihil</w> <w id="4374970">interesse</w>. <w id="4374972">at</w> <w id="4374973">primum</w>
<w id="4374974">sumpseras</w> <w id="4374975">tamquam</w> <w id="4374976">interesset</w>: <w id="4374977">ita</w> <w id="4374978">priore</w><ref id="n188" target="ref188" /> <w id="4374979">posterius</w>,
<w id="4374981">posteriore</w><ref id="n189" target="ref189" /> <w id="4374982">superius</w> <w id="4374983">convincitur</w>.<ref id="n190" target="ref190" /></p>
<p><milestone n="45" unit="section" /><w id="4374985">Sed</w> <w id="4374986">progrediamur</w> <w id="4374987">longius</w> <w id="4374988">et</w> <w id="4374989">ita</w> <w id="4374990">agamus</w> <w id="4374991">ut</w> <w id="4374992">nihil</w>
<w id="4374993">nobis</w> <w id="4374994">adsentati</w> <w id="4374995">esse</w> <w id="4374996">videamur</w>, <w id="4374998">quaeque</w> <w id="4374999">ab</w> <w id="4375000">iis</w> <w id="4375001">dicuntum</w> <w id="4375002">sic</w> <w id="4375003">persequamur</w> <w id="4375004">ut</w> <w id="4375005">nihil</w> <w id="4375006">in</w> <w id="4375007">praeteritis</w> <w id="4375008">relinquamus</w>.
<w id="4375010">Primum</w> <w id="4375011">igitur</w> <w id="4375012">perspicuitas</w> <w id="4375013">illa</w> <w id="4375014">quam</w> <w id="4375015">diximus</w> <w id="4375016">satis</w>
<w id="4375017">magnam</w> <w id="4375018">habet</w> <w id="4375019">vim</w>, <w id="4375021">ut</w><ref id="n191" target="ref191" /> <w id="4375022">ipsa</w> <w id="4375023">per</w> <w id="4375024">sese</w> <w id="4375025">ea</w> <w id="4375026">quae</w> <w id="4375027">sint</w>
<w id="4375028">nobis</w> <w id="4375029">ita</w> <w id="4375030">ut</w> <w id="4375031">sint</w> <w id="4375032">indicet</w>. <w id="4375034">sed</w> <w id="4375035">tamen</w> <w id="4375036">ut</w> <w id="4375037">maneamus</w>
<w id="4375038">in</w> <w id="4375039">perspicuis</w> <w id="4375040">firmius</w> <w id="4375041">et</w> <w id="4375042">constantius</w>, <w id="4375044">maiore</w> <w id="4375045">quadam</w>
<w id="4375046">opus</w> <w id="4375047">est</w> <w id="4375048">vel</w> <w id="4375049">arte</w> <w id="4375050">vel</w> <w id="4375051">diligentia</w>, <w id="4375053">ne</w> <w id="4375054">ab</w> <w id="4375055">is</w> <w id="4375056">quae</w> <w id="4375057">clara</w>
<w id="4375058">sint</w> <w id="4375059">ipsa</w> <w id="4375060">per</w> <w id="4375061">sese</w> <w id="4375062">quasi</w> <w id="4375063">praestrigiis</w><ref id="n192" target="ref192" /> <w id="4375064">quibusdam</w> <w id="4375065">et</w>
<w id="4375066">captionibus</w> <w id="4375067">depellamur</w>. <w id="4375069">nam</w> <w id="4375070">qui</w> <w id="4375071">voluit</w> <w id="4375072">subvenire</w>
<w id="4375073">erroribus</w> <w id="4375074">Epicurus</w> <w id="4375075">iis</w> <w id="4375076">qui</w> <w id="4375077">videntur</w> <w id="4375078">conturbare</w> <w id="4375079">veri</w>
<w id="4375080">cognitionem</w> <w id="4375081">dixitque</w> <w id="4375082">sapientis</w> <w id="4375083">esse</w> <w id="4375084">opinionem</w> <w id="4375085">a</w> <w id="4375086">perspicuitate</w> <w id="4375087">seiungere</w> <w id="4375088">nihil</w> <w id="4375089">profecit</w>;<ref id="n193" target="ref193" /> <w id="4375091">ipsius</w> <w id="4375092">enim</w> <w id="4375093">opinionis</w> <w id="4375094">errorem</w> <w id="4375095">nullo</w> <w id="4375096">modo</w> <w id="4375097">sustulit</w>.

	<milestone unit="chapter" n="15" />
<milestone n="46" unit="section" /><w id="4375099">Quam</w> <w id="4375100">ob</w> <w id="4375101">rem</w> <w id="4375102">cum</w>
<w id="4375103">duae</w> <w id="4375104">causae</w> <w id="4375105">perspicuis</w> <w id="4375106">et</w> <w id="4375107">evidentibus</w> <w id="4375108">rebus</w> <w id="4375109">adversentur</w>, <w id="4375111">auxilia</w> <w id="4375112">totidem</w> <w id="4375113">sunt</w> <w id="4375114">contra</w> <w id="4375115">conparanda</w>. <w id="4375117">adversantur</w><ref id="n194" target="ref194" /> <w id="4375118">enim</w> <w id="4375119">primum</w> <w id="4375120">quod</w> <w id="4375121">parum</w> <w id="4375122">defigunt</w> <w id="4375123">animos</w>
<w id="4375124">et</w> <w id="4375125">intendunt</w> <w id="4375126">in</w> <w id="4375127">ea</w> <w id="4375128">quae</w> <w id="4375129">perspicua</w> <w id="4375130">sunt</w>, <w id="4375132">ut</w> <w id="4375133">quanta</w>
<w id="4375134">luce</w> <w id="4375135">ea</w> <w id="4375136">circumfusa</w> <w id="4375137">sint</w><ref id="n195" target="ref195" /> <w id="4375138">possint</w> <w id="4375139">agnoscere</w>; <w id="4375141">alterum</w>
<w id="4375142">est</w> <w id="4375143">quod</w> <w id="4375144">fallacibus</w> <w id="4375145">et</w> <w id="4375146">captiosis</w> <w id="4375147">interrogationibus</w> <w id="4375148">circumscripti</w> <w id="4375149">atque</w> <w id="4375150">decepti</w> <w id="4375151">quidam</w> <w id="4375152">cum</w> <w id="4375153">eas</w> <w id="4375154">dissolvere</w>
<w id="4375155">non</w> <w id="4375156">possunt</w> <w id="4375157">desciscunt</w> <w id="4375158">a</w> <w id="4375159">veritate</w>. <w id="4375161">oportet</w> <w id="4375162">igitur</w> <w id="4375163">et</w>
<w id="4375164">ea</w> <w id="4375165">quae</w> <w id="4375166">pro</w> <w id="4375167">perspicuitate</w> <w id="4375168">responderi</w> <w id="4375169">possunt</w><ref id="n196" target="ref196" /> <w id="4375170">in</w>
<w id="4375171">promptu</w> <w id="4375172">habere</w>, <w id="4375174">de</w> <w id="4375175">quibus</w> <w id="4375176">iam</w> <w id="4375177">diximus</w>, <w id="4375179">et</w> <w id="4375180">esse</w> <w id="4375181">armatos</w> <w id="4375182">ut</w> <w id="4375183">occurrere</w> <w id="4375184">possimus</w> <w id="4375185">interrogationibus</w> <w id="4375186">eorum</w>

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<w id="4375187">captionesque</w> <w id="4375188">discutere</w>, <w id="4375190">quod</w> <w id="4375191">deinceps</w> <w id="4375192">facere</w> <w id="4375193">constitui</w>.
<milestone n="47" unit="section" /><w id="4375195">Exponam</w> <w id="4375196">igitur</w> <w id="4375197">generatim</w> <w id="4375198">argumenta</w> <w id="4375199">eorum</w>,
<w id="4375201">quoniam</w> <w id="4375202">ipsi</w> <w id="4375203">etiam</w> <w id="4375204">illi</w><ref id="n197" target="ref197" /> <w id="4375205">solent</w> <w id="4375206">non</w> <w id="4375207">confuse</w> <w id="4375208">loqui</w>. <w id="4375210">Primum</w> <w id="4375211">conantur</w> <w id="4375212">ostendere</w> <w id="4375213">multa</w> <w id="4375214">posse</w> <w id="4375215">videri</w> <w id="4375216">esse</w> <w id="4375217">quae</w>
<w id="4375218">omnino</w> <w id="4375219">nulla</w> <w id="4375220">sint</w>, <w id="4375222">cum</w> <w id="4375223">animi</w> <w id="4375224">inaniter</w> <w id="4375225">moveantur</w>,
<w id="4375227">eodem</w> <w id="4375228">modo</w> <w id="4375229">rebus</w> <w id="4375230">iis</w> <w id="4375231">quae</w> <w id="4375232">nullae</w> <w id="4375233">sint</w> <w id="4375234">ut</w> <w id="4375235">is</w> <w id="4375236">quae</w> <w id="4375237">sint</w>.
'<w id="4375239">nam</w> <w id="4375240">cum</w> <w id="4375241">dicatis</w>' <w id="4375242">inquiunt</w> '<w id="4375243">visa</w> <w id="4375244">quaedam</w> <w id="4375245">mitti</w> <w id="4375246">a</w> <w id="4375247">deo</w>,
<w id="4375249">velut</w> <w id="4375250">ea</w> <w id="4375251">quae</w> <w id="4375252">in</w> <w id="4375253">somnis</w> <w id="4375254">videantur</w> <w id="4375255">quaeque</w> <w id="4375256">oraculis</w>
<w id="4375257">auspiciis</w> <w id="4375258">extis</w> <w id="4375259">declarentur</w>' (<w id="4375260">haec</w> <w id="4375261">enim</w> <w id="4375262">aiunt</w> <w id="4375263">probari</w>
<w id="4375264">a</w><ref id="n198" target="ref198" /> <w id="4375265">Stoicis</w>, <w id="4375267">quos</w> <w id="4375268">contra</w> <w id="4375269">disputant</w>) — <w id="4375270">quaerunt</w><ref id="n199" target="ref199" /> <w id="4375271">quonam</w>
<w id="4375272">modo</w> <w id="4375273">falsa</w> <w id="4375274">visa</w> <w id="4375275">quae</w> <w id="4375276">sint</w> <w id="4375277">ea</w> <w id="4375278">deus</w> <w id="4375279">efficere</w> <w id="4375280">possit</w>
<w id="4375281">probabilia</w>, <w id="4375283">quae</w> <w id="4375284">autem</w> <w id="4375285">plane</w> <w id="4375286">proxume</w><ref id="n200" target="ref200" /> <w id="4375287">ad</w> <w id="4375288">verum</w>
<w id="4375289">accedant</w><ref id="n201" target="ref201" /> <w id="4375290">efficere</w> <w id="4375291">non</w> <w id="4375292">possit</w>, <w id="4375294">aut</w> <w id="4375295">si</w> <w id="4375296">ea</w> <w id="4375297">quoque</w> <w id="4375298">possit</w>
<w id="4375299">cur</w> <w id="4375300">illa</w> <w id="4375301">non</w> <w id="4375302">possit</w> <w id="4375303">quae</w> <w id="4375304">perdifficiliter</w> <w id="4375305">internoscantur</w>
<w id="4375306">tamen</w>, <w id="4375308">et</w> <w id="4375309">si</w> <w id="4375310">haec</w>, <w id="4375312">cur</w> <w id="4375313">non</w> <w id="4375314">inter</w> <w id="4375315">quae</w> <w id="4375316">nihil</w> <w id="4375317">sit</w><ref id="n202" target="ref202" /> <w id="4375318">omnino</w>.

<milestone n="48" unit="section" />'<w id="4375320">Deinde</w> <w id="4375321">cum</w> <w id="4375322">mens</w> <w id="4375323">moveatur</w> <w id="4375324">ipsa</w> <w id="4375325">per</w> <w id="4375326">sese</w>, <w id="4375328">ut</w> <w id="4375329">et</w> <w id="4375330">ea</w>
<w id="4375331">declarant</w> <w id="4375332">quae</w> <w id="4375333">cogitatione</w> <w id="4375334">depingimus</w> <w id="4375335">et</w> <w id="4375336">ea</w> <w id="4375337">quae</w> <w id="4375338">vel</w>
<w id="4375339">dormientibus</w> <w id="4375340">vel</w> <w id="4375341">furiosis</w> <w id="4375342">videntur</w> <w id="4375343">non</w> †<w id="4375344">inquam</w> <w id="4375345">veri</w>
<w id="4375346">simile</w> <w id="4375347">sit</w> <w id="4375348">sic</w> <w id="4375349">etiam</w> <w id="4375350">mentem</w> <w id="4375351">moveri</w> <w id="4375352">ut</w> <w id="4375353">non</w> <w id="4375354">modo</w> <w id="4375355">non</w>
<w id="4375356">internoscat</w> <w id="4375357">vera</w> <w id="4375358">illa</w> <w id="4375359">visa</w> <w id="4375360">sint</w><ref id="n203" target="ref203" /> <w id="4375361">anne</w> <w id="4375362">falsa</w>, <w id="4375364">sed</w> <w id="4375365">ut</w> <w id="4375366">in</w>
<w id="4375367">is</w> <w id="4375368">nihil</w> <w id="4375369">intersit</w> <w id="4375370">omnino</w>', <w id="4375372">ut</w> <w id="4375373">si</w> <w id="4375374">qui</w> <w id="4375375">tremerent</w> <w id="4375376">et</w>
<w id="4375377">exalbescerent</w> <w id="4375378">vel</w> <w id="4375379">ipsi</w> <w id="4375380">per</w> <w id="4375381">se</w> <w id="4375382">motu</w><ref id="n204" target="ref204" /> <w id="4375383">mentis</w> <w id="4375384">aliquo</w> <w id="4375385">vel</w>
<w id="4375386">obiecta</w> <w id="4375387">terribili</w> <w id="4375388">re</w> <w id="4375389">extrinsecus</w>, <w id="4375391">nihil</w> <w id="4375392">ut</w> <w id="4375393">esset</w> <w id="4375394">qui</w>
<w id="4375395">distingueretur</w> <w id="4375396">tremor</w> <w id="4375397">ille</w> <w id="4375398">et</w> <w id="4375399">pallor</w>, <w id="4375401">neque</w> <w id="4375402">ut</w> <w id="4375403">quicquam</w>
<w id="4375404">interesset</w> <<w id="4375405">inter</w>><ref id="n205" target="ref205" /> <w id="4375406">intestinum</w> <w id="4375407">et</w> <w id="4375408">oblatum</w>. '<w id="4375410">Postremo</w>
<w id="4375411">si</w> <w id="4375412">nulla</w> <w id="4375413">visa</w> <w id="4375414">sunt</w> <w id="4375415">probabilia</w> <w id="4375416">quae</w> <w id="4375417">falsa</w> <w id="4375418">sint</w>, <w id="4375420">alia</w> <w id="4375421">ratio</w>
<w id="4375422">est</w>; <w id="4375424">sin</w> <w id="4375425">autem</w> <w id="4375426">sunt</w>, <w id="4375428">cur</w> <w id="4375429">non</w> <w id="4375430">etiam</w> <w id="4375431">quae</w> <w id="4375432">non</w> <w id="4375433">facile</w>
<w id="4375434">internoscantur</w>, <w id="4375436">cur</w> <w id="4375437">non</w> <w id="4375438">ut</w> <w id="4375439">plane</w> <w id="4375440">nihil</w> <w id="4375441">intersit</w>, <w id="4375443">praesertim</w> <w id="4375444">cum</w> <w id="4375445">ipsi</w> <w id="4375446">dicatis</w> <w id="4375447">sapientem</w><ref id="n206" target="ref206" /> <w id="4375448">in</w> <w id="4375449">furore</w> <w id="4375450">sustinere</w>
<w id="4375451">se</w> <w id="4375452">ab</w> <w id="4375453">omni</w> <w id="4375454">adsensu</w>, <w id="4375456">quia</w> <w id="4375457">nulla</w> <w id="4375458">in</w> <w id="4375459">visis</w> <w id="4375460">distinctio</w>
<w id="4375461">appareat</w>.'</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="16" />
<p><milestone n="49" unit="section" /><w id="4375463">Ad</w> <w id="4375464">has</w> <w id="4375465">omnes</w> <w id="4375466">visiones</w> <w id="4375467">inanes</w> <w id="4375468">Antiochus</w> <w id="4375469">quidem</w>

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<w id="4375470">et</w> <w id="4375471">permulta</w> <w id="4375472">dicebat</w> <w id="4375473">et</w> <w id="4375474">erat</w> <w id="4375475">de</w> <w id="4375476">hac</w> <w id="4375477">una</w> <w id="4375478">re</w> <w id="4375479">unius</w> <w id="4375480">diei</w>
<w id="4375481">disputatio</w>. <w id="4375483">mihi</w> <w id="4375484">autem</w> <w id="4375485">non</w> <w id="4375486">idem</w> <w id="4375487">faciundum</w> <w id="4375488">puto</w> <w id="4375489">sed</w>
<w id="4375490">ipsa</w> <w id="4375491">capita</w> <w id="4375492">dicenda</w>. <w id="4375494">Et</w> <w id="4375495">primum</w> <w id="4375496">quidem</w> <w id="4375497">hoc</w> <w id="4375498">reprehendendum</w>, <w id="4375500">quod</w> <w id="4375501">captiosissimo</w> <w id="4375502">genere</w> <w id="4375503">interrogationis</w> <w id="4375504">utuntur</w>, <w id="4375506">quod</w> <w id="4375507">genus</w> <w id="4375508">minime</w> <w id="4375509">in</w> <w id="4375510">philosophia</w> <w id="4375511">probari</w> <w id="4375512">solet</w>, <w id="4375514">quom</w> <w id="4375515">aliquid</w> <w id="4375516">minutatim</w> <w id="4375517">et</w> <w id="4375518">gradatim</w> <w id="4375519">additur</w>
<w id="4375520">aut</w> <w id="4375521">demitur</w>: <w id="4375522">soritas</w> <w id="4375523">hoc</w> <w id="4375524">vocant</w>, <w id="4375526">qui</w><ref id="n207" target="ref207" /> <w id="4375527">acervum</w> <w id="4375528">efficiunt</w>
<w id="4375529">uno</w> <w id="4375530">addito</w> <w id="4375531">grano</w>, <w id="4375533">vitiosum</w> <w id="4375534">sane</w> <w id="4375535">et</w> <w id="4375536">captiosum</w> <w id="4375537">genus</w>.
<w id="4375539">sic</w> <w id="4375540">enim</w> <w id="4375541">ascenditis</w>: '<w id="4375542">si</w> <w id="4375543">tale</w> <w id="4375544">visum</w> <w id="4375545">obiectum</w> <w id="4375546">est</w> <w id="4375547">a</w>
<w id="4375548">deo</w> <w id="4375549">dormienti</w> <w id="4375550">ut</w> <w id="4375551">probabile</w> <w id="4375552">sit</w>, <w id="4375554">cur</w> <w id="4375555">non</w> <w id="4375556">etiam</w> <w id="4375557">ut</w> <w id="4375558">valde</w>
<w id="4375559">veri</w> <w id="4375560">simile</w>; <w id="4375562">cur</w> <w id="4375563">deinde</w> <w id="4375564">non</w> <w id="4375565">ut</w> <w id="4375566">difficiliter</w> <w id="4375567">a</w> <w id="4375568">vero</w> <w id="4375569">internoscatur</w>, <w id="4375571">deinde</w> <w id="4375572">ut</w> <w id="4375573">ne</w> <w id="4375574">internoscatur</w> <w id="4375575">quidem</w>, <w id="4375577">postremo</w>
<w id="4375578">ut</w> <w id="4375579">nihil</w> <w id="4375580">inter</w> <w id="4375581">hoc</w> <w id="4375582">et</w> <w id="4375583">illud</w> <w id="4375584">intersit</w>.' <w id="4375586">huc</w> <w id="4375587">si</w> <w id="4375588">perveneris</w>
<w id="4375589">me</w> <w id="4375590">tibi</w> <w id="4375591">primum</w> <w id="4375592">quidque</w> <w id="4375593">concedente</w>, <w id="4375595">meum</w> <w id="4375596">vitium</w>
<w id="4375597">fuerit</w>, <w id="4375599">sin</w> <w id="4375600">ipse</w> <w id="4375601">tua</w> <w id="4375602">sponte</w> <w id="4375603">processeris</w>, <w id="4375605">tuum</w>.
<milestone n="50" unit="section" /><w id="4375607">quis</w> <w id="4375608">enim</w>
<w id="4375609">tibi</w> <w id="4375610">dederit</w> <w id="4375611">aut</w> <w id="4375612">omnia</w> <w id="4375613">deum</w> <w id="4375614">posse</w> <w id="4375615">aut</w> <w id="4375616">ita</w> <w id="4375617">facturum</w>
<w id="4375618">esse</w> <w id="4375619">si</w> <w id="4375620">possit</w>? <w id="4375621">quo</w> <w id="4375622">modo</w> <w id="4375623">autem</w> <w id="4375624">sumis</w> <w id="4375625">ut</w> <w id="4375626">si</w> <w id="4375627">quid</w>
<w id="4375628">cui</w> <w id="4375629">simile</w> <w id="4375630">esse</w> <w id="4375631">possit</w>; <w id="4375633">sequatur</w> <w id="4375634">ut</w> <w id="4375635">etiam</w> <w id="4375636">difficiliter</w>
<w id="4375637">internosci</w> <w id="4375638">possit</w>, <w id="4375640">deinde</w> <w id="4375641">ut</w> <w id="4375642">ne</w> <w id="4375643">internosci</w> <w id="4375644">quidem</w>,
<w id="4375646">postremo</w> <w id="4375647">ut</w> <w id="4375648">eadem</w> <w id="4375649">sit</w>?<ref id="n208" target="ref208" /><ref id="n209" target="ref209" /> <w id="4375650">et</w><ref id="n210" target="ref210" /> <w id="4375651">si</w> <w id="4375652">lupi</w> <w id="4375653">canibus</w> <w id="4375654">similes</w>,
<w id="4375656">eosdem</w><ref id="n211" target="ref211" /> <w id="4375657">dices</w> <w id="4375658">ad</w> <w id="4375659">extremum</w>? <w id="4375660">et</w> <w id="4375661">quidem</w> <w id="4375662">honestis</w> <w id="4375663">similia</w> <w id="4375664">sunt</w> <w id="4375665">quaedam</w> <w id="4375666">non</w> <w id="4375667">honesta</w> <w id="4375668">et</w> <w id="4375669">bonis</w> <w id="4375670">non</w> <w id="4375671">bona</w> <w id="4375672">et</w>
<w id="4375673">artificiosis</w> <w id="4375674">minime</w> <w id="4375675">artificiosa</w>: <w id="4375676">quid</w> <w id="4375677">dubitamus</w> <w id="4375678">igitur</w>
<w id="4375679">adfirmare</w> <w id="4375680">nihil</w> <w id="4375681">inter</w> <w id="4375682">haec</w> <w id="4375683">interesse</w>? <w id="4375684">Ne</w> <w id="4375685">repugnantia</w>
<w id="4375686">quidem</w> <w id="4375687">videmus</w>? <w id="4375688">nihil</w> <w id="4375689">est</w> <w id="4375690">enim</w> <w id="4375691">quod</w> <w id="4375692">e</w><ref id="n212" target="ref212" /> <w id="4375693">suo</w> <w id="4375694">genere</w>
<w id="4375695">in</w> <w id="4375696">aliud</w> <w id="4375697">genus</w> <w id="4375698">transferri</w> <w id="4375699">possit</w>; <w id="4375701">at</w><ref id="n213" target="ref213" /> <w id="4375702">si</w> <w id="4375703">efficeretur</w> <w id="4375704">ut</w>
<w id="4375705">inter</w> <w id="4375706">visa</w> <w id="4375707">differentium</w> <w id="4375708">generum</w> <w id="4375709">nihil</w> <w id="4375710">interesset</w>, <w id="4375712">reperirentur</w> <w id="4375713">quae</w> <w id="4375714">et</w> <w id="4375715">in</w> <w id="4375716">suo</w> <w id="4375717">genere</w> <w id="4375718">essent</w> <w id="4375719">et</w> <w id="4375720">in</w> <w id="4375721">alieno</w>;

<milestone n="51" unit="section" /><w id="4375723">quod</w> <w id="4375724">fieri</w> <w id="4375725">qui</w> <w id="4375726">potest</w>? <w id="4375727">Omnium</w> <w id="4375728">deinde</w> <w id="4375729">inanium</w> <w id="4375730">visorum</w> <w id="4375731">una</w> <w id="4375732">depulsio</w> <w id="4375733">est</w>, <w id="4375735">sive</w> <w id="4375736">illa</w> <w id="4375737">cogitatione</w> <w id="4375738">informantur</w>, <w id="4375740">quod</w> <w id="4375741">fieri</w> <w id="4375742">solere</w> <w id="4375743">concedimus</w>, <w id="4375745">sive</w> <w id="4375746">in</w> <w id="4375747">quiete</w> <w id="4375748">sive</w>
<w id="4375749">per</w> <w id="4375750">vinum</w> <w id="4375751">sive</w> <w id="4375752">per</w> <w id="4375753">insaniam</w>. <w id="4375755">nam</w> <w id="4375756">ab</w> <w id="4375757">omnibus</w> <w id="4375758">eius</w>-

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<w id="4375759">dem</w> <w id="4375760">modi</w> <w id="4375761">visis</w> <w id="4375762">perspicuitatem</w>, <w id="4375764">quam</w> <w id="4375765">mordicus</w> <w id="4375766">tenere</w>
<w id="4375767">debemus</w>, <w id="4375769">abesse</w> <w id="4375770">dicemus</w>.<ref id="n214" target="ref214" /> <w id="4375772">quis</w> <w id="4375773">enim</w>, <w id="4375775">cum</w> <w id="4375776">sibi</w> <w id="4375777">fingit</w>
<w id="4375778">aliquid</w> <w id="4375779">et</w> <w id="4375780">cogitatione</w> <w id="4375781">depingit</w>, <w id="4375783">non</w> <w id="4375784">simul</w> <w id="4375785">ac</w> <w id="4375786">se</w> <w id="4375787">ipse</w>
<w id="4375788">commovit</w> <w id="4375789">atque</w> <w id="4375790">ad</w> <w id="4375791">se</w> <w id="4375792">revocavit</w> <w id="4375793">sentit</w> <w id="4375794">quid</w> <w id="4375795">intersit</w>
<w id="4375796">inter</w> <w id="4375797">perspicua</w> <w id="4375798">et</w> <w id="4375799">inania</w>? <w id="4375800">eadem</w> <w id="4375801">ratio</w> <w id="4375802">est</w> <w id="4375803">somniorum</w>.
<w id="4375805">num</w> <w id="4375806">censes</w> <w id="4375807">Ennium</w>, <w id="4375809">cum</w> <w id="4375810">in</w> <w id="4375811">hortis</w> <w id="4375812">cum</w> <w id="4375813">Ser</w>. <w id="4375815">Galba</w>
<w id="4375816">vicino</w> <w id="4375817">suo</w> <w id="4375818">ambulavisset</w>, <w id="4375820">dixisse</w> '<w id="4375821">visus</w> <w id="4375822">sum</w> <w id="4375823">mihi</w> <w id="4375824">cum</w>
<w id="4375825">Galba</w> <w id="4375826">ambulare</w>'?<ref id="n215" target="ref215" /> <w id="4375827">at</w> <w id="4375828">cum</w> <w id="4375829">somniavit</w> <w id="4375830">ita</w> <w id="4375831">narravit</w> '<w id="4375832">visus</w>
<w id="4375833">Homerus</w> <w id="4375834">adesse</w> <w id="4375835">poeta</w>',<ref id="n216" target="ref216" /> <w id="4375837">idemque</w> <w id="4375838">in</w> <w id="4375839">Epicharmo</w> '<w id="4375840">nam</w>
<w id="4375841">videbar</w> <w id="4375842">somniare</w> <w id="4375843">med</w> <w id="4375844">ego</w><ref id="n217" target="ref217" /> <w id="4375845">esse</w> <w id="4375846">mortuum</w>'. <w id="4375848">itaque</w> <w id="4375849">simul</w>
<w id="4375850">ut</w> <w id="4375851">experrecti</w> <w id="4375852">sumus</w> <w id="4375853">visa</w> <w id="4375854">illa</w> <w id="4375855">contemnimus</w> <w id="4375856">neque</w> <w id="4375857">ita</w>
<w id="4375858">habemus</w> <w id="4375859">ut</w> <w id="4375860">ea</w> <w id="4375861">quae</w> <w id="4375862">in</w> <w id="4375863">foro</w> <w id="4375864">gessimus</w>.

	<milestone unit="chapter" n="17" />
<milestone n="52" unit="section" />'<w id="4375866">At</w> <w id="4375867">enim</w> <w id="4375868">dum</w>
<w id="4375869">videntur</w>, <w id="4375871">eadem</w> <w id="4375872">est</w> <w id="4375873">in</w> <w id="4375874">somnis</w> <w id="4375875">species</w> <w id="4375876">eorum</w> <w id="4375877">quae</w><ref id="n218" target="ref218" />
<w id="4375878">vigilantes</w> <w id="4375879">videmus</w>.' <w id="4375881">Primum</w> <w id="4375882">interest</w>, <w id="4375884">sed</w> <w id="4375885">id</w> <w id="4375886">omittamus</w>; <w id="4375888">illud</w> <w id="4375889">enim</w> <w id="4375890">dicimus</w>, <w id="4375892">non</w> <w id="4375893">eandem</w> <w id="4375894">esse</w> <w id="4375895">vim</w>
<w id="4375896">neque</w> <w id="4375897">integritatem</w> <w id="4375898">dormientium</w> <w id="4375899">et</w> <w id="4375900">vigilantium</w> <w id="4375901">nec</w>
<w id="4375902">mente</w> <w id="4375903">nec</w> <w id="4375904">sensu</w>. <w id="4375906">ne</w> <w id="4375907">vinulenti</w> <w id="4375908">quidem</w> <w id="4375909">quae</w> <w id="4375910">faciunt</w>
<w id="4375911">eadem</w> <w id="4375912">adprobatione</w> <w id="4375913">faciunt</w> <w id="4375914">qua</w> <w id="4375915">sobrii</w>: <w id="4375916">dubitant</w> <w id="4375917">haesitant</w> <w id="4375918">revocant</w> <w id="4375919">se</w> <w id="4375920">interdum</w> <w id="4375921">iisque</w> <w id="4375922">quae</w> <w id="4375923">videntur</w> <w id="4375924">inbecillius</w> <w id="4375925">adsentiuntur</w>, <w id="4375927">cumque</w> <w id="4375928">edormierunt</w><ref id="n219" target="ref219" /> <w id="4375929">illa</w> <w id="4375930">visa</w>
<w id="4375931">quam</w> <w id="4375932">levia</w> <w id="4375933">fuerint</w> <w id="4375934">intellegunt</w>. <w id="4375936">quod</w> <w id="4375937">idem</w> <w id="4375938">contingit</w>
<w id="4375939">insanis</w>, <w id="4375941">ut</w> <w id="4375942">et</w> <w id="4375943">incipientes</w> <w id="4375944">furere</w> <w id="4375945">sentiant</w> <w id="4375946">et</w> <w id="4375947">dicant</w> <w id="4375948">aliquid</w> <w id="4375949">quod</w> <w id="4375950">non</w> <w id="4375951">sit</w> <w id="4375952">id</w> <w id="4375953">videri</w> <w id="4375954">sibi</w>, <w id="4375956">et</w> <w id="4375957">cum</w> <w id="4375958">relaxentur</w>
<w id="4375959">sentiant</w> <w id="4375960">atque</w> <w id="4375961">illa</w> <w id="4375962">dicant</w> <w id="4375963">Alcmeonis</w> '<w id="4375964">sed</w> <w id="4375965">mihi</w> <w id="4375966">neutiquam</w> <w id="4375967">cor</w> <w id="4375968">consentit</w> <w id="4375969">cum</w> <w id="4375970">oculorum</w> <w id="4375971">aspectu</w>'.<ref id="n220" target="ref220" />
<milestone n="53" unit="section" />'<w id="4375973">At</w> <w id="4375974">enim</w>
<w id="4375975">ipse</w><ref id="n221" target="ref221" /> <w id="4375976">sapiens</w> <w id="4375977">sustinet</w> <w id="4375978">se</w> <w id="4375979">in</w> <w id="4375980">furore</w> <w id="4375981">ne</w> <w id="4375982">adprobet</w> <w id="4375983">falsa</w>
<w id="4375984">pro</w> <w id="4375985">veris</w>.' <w id="4375987">Et</w> <w id="4375988">alias</w> <w id="4375989">quidem</w> <w id="4375990">saepe</w>, <w id="4375992">si</w> <w id="4375993">aut</w> <w id="4375994">in</w> <w id="4375995">sensibus</w>
<w id="4375996">ipsius</w> <w id="4375997">est</w> <w id="4375998">aliqua</w> <w id="4375999">forte</w> <w id="4376000">gravitas</w> <w id="4376001">aut</w> <w id="4376002">tarditas</w>, <w id="4376004">aut</w> <w id="4376005">obscuriora</w> <w id="4376006">sunt</w> <w id="4376007">quae</w> <w id="4376008">videntur</w>, <w id="4376010">aut</w> <w id="4376011">a</w> <w id="4376012">perspiciendo</w> <w id="4376013">temporis</w> <w id="4376014">brevitate</w> <w id="4376015">excluditur</w>. <w id="4376017">Quamquam</w> <w id="4376018">totum</w> <w id="4376019">hoc</w>, <w id="4376021">sapientem</w> <w id="4376022">aliquando</w> <w id="4376023">sustinere</w> <w id="4376024">adsensionem</w>, <w id="4376026">contra</w> <w id="4376027">vos</w>
<w id="4376028">est</w>. <w id="4376030">si</w> <w id="4376031">enim</w> <w id="4376032">inter</w> <w id="4376033">visa</w> <** <w id="4376034">nihil</w> <w id="4376035">interesset</w>>,<ref id="n222" target="ref222" /> <w id="4376037">aut</w> <w id="4376038">semper</w>

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<w id="4376039">sustineret</w> <w id="4376040">aut</w> <w id="4376041">numquam</w>. <w id="4376043">Sed</w> <w id="4376044">ex</w> <w id="4376045">hoc</w> <w id="4376046">genere</w> <w id="4376047">toto</w> <w id="4376048">perspici</w> <w id="4376049">potest</w> <w id="4376050">levitas</w> <w id="4376051">orationis</w> <w id="4376052">eorum</w> <w id="4376053">qui</w> <w id="4376054">omnia</w> <w id="4376055">cupiunt</w>
<w id="4376056">confundere</w>. <w id="4376058">quaerimus</w> <w id="4376059">gravitatis</w> <w id="4376060">constantiae</w> <w id="4376061">firmitatis</w> <w id="4376062">sapientiae</w> <w id="4376063">iudicium</w>, <w id="4376065">utimur</w> <w id="4376066">exemplis</w> <w id="4376067">somniantium</w>
<w id="4376068">furiosorum</w> <w id="4376069">ebriosorum</w>: <w id="4376070">illud</w> <w id="4376071">adtendimus</w>, <w id="4376073">in</w> <w id="4376074">hoc</w> <w id="4376075">omni</w>
<w id="4376076">genere</w> <w id="4376077">quam</w> <w id="4376078">inconstanter</w> <w id="4376079">loquamur</w>? <w id="4376080">non</w> <w id="4376081">enim</w> <w id="4376082">proferremus</w><ref id="n223" target="ref223" /> <w id="4376083">vino</w> <w id="4376084">aut</w> <w id="4376085">somno</w> <w id="4376086">oppresses</w> <w id="4376087">aut</w> <w id="4376088">mente</w> <w id="4376089">captos</w>
<w id="4376090">tam</w> <w id="4376091">absurde</w>, <w id="4376093">ut</w> <w id="4376094">tum</w> <w id="4376095">diceremus</w> <w id="4376096">interesse</w> <w id="4376097">inter</w> <w id="4376098">vigilantium</w> <w id="4376099">visa</w> <w id="4376100">et</w> <w id="4376101">sobriorum</w> <w id="4376102">et</w> <w id="4376103">sanorum</w> <w id="4376104">et</w> <w id="4376105">eorum</w> <w id="4376106">qui</w>
<w id="4376107">essent</w> <w id="4376108">aliter</w> <w id="4376109">adfecti</w>, <w id="4376111">turn</w> <w id="4376112">nihil</w> <w id="4376113">interesse</w>.
<milestone n="54" unit="section" /><w id="4376115">Ne</w> <w id="4376116">hoc</w> <w id="4376117">quidem</w> <w id="4376118">cernunt</w>, <w id="4376120">omnia</w> <w id="4376121">se</w> <w id="4376122">reddere</w> <w id="4376123">incerta</w>, <w id="4376125">quod</w> <w id="4376126">nolunt</w>?
(<w id="4376127">ea</w> <w id="4376128">dico</w> <w id="4376129">incerta</w> <w id="4376130">quae</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4376131">ἄδηλα</w></foreign> <w id="4376132">Graeci</w>.) <w id="4376134">si</w> <w id="4376135">enim</w> <w id="4376136">res</w> <w id="4376137">se</w>
<w id="4376138">ita</w> <w id="4376139">habeat</w><ref id="n224" target="ref224" /> <w id="4376140">ut</w> <w id="4376141">nihil</w> <w id="4376142">intersit</w> <w id="4376143">utrum</w> <w id="4376144">ita</w> <w id="4376145">cui</w> <w id="4376146">videatur</w> <w id="4376147">ut</w>
<w id="4376148">insano</w> <w id="4376149">an</w><ref id="n225" target="ref225" /> <w id="4376150">sano</w>, <w id="4376152">cui</w> <w id="4376153">possit</w> <w id="4376154">exploratum</w> <w id="4376155">esse</w> <w id="4376156">de</w> <w id="4376157">sua</w>
<w id="4376158">sanitate</w>? <w id="4376159">quod</w> <w id="4376160">velle</w> <w id="4376161">efficere</w> <w id="4376162">non</w> <w id="4376163">mediocris</w> <w id="4376164">insania</w><ref id="n226" target="ref226" />
<w id="4376165">est</w>. <w id="4376167">Similitudines</w> <w id="4376168">vero</w> <w id="4376169">aut</w> <w id="4376170">geminorum</w> <w id="4376171">aut</w> <w id="4376172">signoruni</w>
<w id="4376173">anulis</w> <w id="4376174">inpressorum</w> <w id="4376175">pueriliter</w> <w id="4376176">consectantur</w>. <w id="4376178">quis</w> <w id="4376179">enim</w>
<w id="4376180">nostrum</w> <w id="4376181">similitudines</w> <w id="4376182">negat</w> <w id="4376183">esse</w>, <w id="4376185">cum</w> <w id="4376186">eae</w> <w id="4376187">plurimis</w>
<w id="4376188">in</w> <w id="4376189">rebus</w> <w id="4376190">appareant</w>. <w id="4376192">sed</w> <w id="4376193">si</w> <w id="4376194">satis</w> <w id="4376195">est</w> <w id="4376196">ad</w> <w id="4376197">tollendam</w>
<w id="4376198">cognitionem</w> <w id="4376199">similia</w> <w id="4376200">esse</w> <w id="4376201">multa</w> <w id="4376202">multorum</w>, <w id="4376204">cur</w> <w id="4376205">eo</w> <w id="4376206">non</w>
<w id="4376207">estis</w> <w id="4376208">contenti</w>, <w id="4376210">praesertim</w> <w id="4376211">concedentibus</w> <w id="4376212">nobis</w>, <w id="4376214">et</w> <w id="4376215">cur</w>
<w id="4376216">id</w> <w id="4376217">potius</w> <w id="4376218">contenditis</w> <w id="4376219">quod</w> <w id="4376220">rerum</w> <w id="4376221">natura</w> <w id="4376222">non</w> <w id="4376223">patitur</w>,
<w id="4376225">ut</w> <w id="4376226">non</w> <w id="4376227">suo</w> <w id="4376228">quidque</w> <w id="4376229">genere</w><ref id="n227" target="ref227" /> <w id="4376230">sit</w> <w id="4376231">tale</w> <w id="4376232">quale</w> <w id="4376233">est</w>, <w id="4376235">nec</w> <w id="4376236">sit</w><ref id="n228" target="ref228" />
<w id="4376237">in</w> <w id="4376238">duobus</w> <w id="4376239">aut</w> <w id="4376240">pluribus</w> <w id="4376241">nulla</w> <w id="4376242">re</w> <w id="4376243">different</w> <w id="4376244">ulla</w> <w id="4376245">communitas</w>? <w id="4376246">ut</w> †<w id="4376247">sibi</w><ref id="n229" target="ref229" /> <w id="4376248">sint</w> <w id="4376249">et</w> <w id="4376250">ova</w> <w id="4376251">ovorum</w> <w id="4376252">et</w> <w id="4376253">apes</w> <w id="4376254">apium</w>
<w id="4376255">simillimae</w>: <w id="4376256">quid</w> <w id="4376257">pugnas</w> <w id="4376258">igitur</w> <w id="4376259">aut</w> <w id="4376260">quid</w> <w id="4376261">tibi</w> <w id="4376262">vis</w> <w id="4376263">in</w>
<w id="4376264">geminis</w>? <w id="4376265">conceditur</w> <w id="4376266">enim</w> <w id="4376267">similes</w> <w id="4376268">esse</w>, <w id="4376270">quo</w> <w id="4376271">contentus</w> <w id="4376272">esse</w> <w id="4376273">potueras</w>;
<milestone n="55" unit="section" /><w id="4376275">tu</w> <w id="4376276">autem</w> <w id="4376277">vis</w> <w id="4376278">eosdem</w> <w id="4376279">plane</w> <w id="4376280">esse</w>
<w id="4376281">non</w> <w id="4376282">similes</w>, <w id="4376284">quod</w> <w id="4376285">fieri</w> <w id="4376286">nullo</w> <w id="4376287">modo</w> <w id="4376288">potest</w>.
<milestone n="(55)" unit="section" /><w id="4376290">Dein</w> <w id="4376291">confugis</w> <w id="4376292">ad</w> <w id="4376293">physicos</w> <w id="4376294">eos</w> <w id="4376295">qui</w> <w id="4376296">maxime</w> <w id="4376297">in</w> <w id="4376298">Academia</w> <w id="4376299">inridentur</w>, <w id="4376301">a</w> <w id="4376302">quibus</w> <w id="4376303">ne</w> <w id="4376304">tu</w> <w id="4376305">quidem</w> <w id="4376306">iam</w> <w id="4376307">te</w> <w id="4376308">abstinebis</w>, <w id="4376310">et</w>
<w id="4376311">ais</w> <w id="4376312">Democritum</w> <w id="4376313">dicere</w> <w id="4376314">innumerabiles</w> <w id="4376315">esse</w> <w id="4376316">mundos</w>, <w id="4376318">et</w>
<w id="4376319">quidem</w> <w id="4376320">sic</w> <w id="4376321">quosdam</w> <w id="4376322">inter</w> <w id="4376323">sese</w><ref id="n230" target="ref230" /> <w id="4376324">non</w> <w id="4376325">solum</w> <w id="4376326">similes</w> <w id="4376327">sed</w>

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<w id="4376328">undique</w> <w id="4376329">perfecte</w> <w id="4376330">et</w> <w id="4376331">absolute</w> <w id="4376332">ita</w><ref id="n231" target="ref231" /> <w id="4376333">pares</w> <w id="4376334">ut</w> <w id="4376335">inter</w> <w id="4376336">eos</w>
<w id="4376337">nihil</w> <w id="4376338">prorsus</w> <w id="4376339">intersit</w>, <w id="4376341">et</w> <w id="4376342">eo</w> <w id="4376343">quidem</w> <w id="4376344">mnumerabiles</w> **<ref id="n232" target="ref232" />
<w id="4376345">itemque</w> <w id="4376346">homines</w>. <w id="4376348">deinde</w> <w id="4376349">postulas</w> <w id="4376350">ut</w>, <w id="4376352">si</w> <w id="4376353">mundus</w> <w id="4376354">ita</w>
<w id="4376355">sit</w> <w id="4376356">par</w> <w id="4376357">alteri</w> <w id="4376358">mundo</w> <w id="4376359">ut</w> <w id="4376360">inter</w> <w id="4376361">eos</w> <w id="4376362">ne</w> <w id="4376363">minimum</w> <w id="4376364">quidem</w> <w id="4376365">intersit</w>, <w id="4376367">concedatur</w> <w id="4376368">tibi</w> <w id="4376369">ut</w> <w id="4376370">in</w> <w id="4376371">hoc</w> <w id="4376372">quoque</w> <w id="4376373">nostro</w>
<w id="4376374">mundo</w> <w id="4376375">aliquid</w> <w id="4376376">alicui</w> <w id="4376377">sic</w> <w id="4376378">sit</w> <w id="4376379">par</w> <w id="4376380">ut</w> <w id="4376381">nihil</w> <w id="4376382">differat</w> <w id="4376383">nihil</w>
<w id="4376384">intersit</w>. '<w id="4376386">cur</w> <w id="4376387">enim</w>' <w id="4376388">inquies</w> '<w id="4376389">ex</w> <w id="4376390">illis</w> <w id="4376391">individuis</w>, <w id="4376393">unde</w>
<w id="4376394">omnia</w> <w id="4376395">Democritus</w> <w id="4376396">gigni</w> <w id="4376397">adfirmat</w>, <w id="4376399">in</w> <w id="4376400">reliquis</w> <w id="4376401">mundis</w>
<w id="4376402">et</w> <w id="4376403">in</w> <w id="4376404">iis</w> <w id="4376405">quidem</w> <w id="4376406">innumerabilibus</w> <w id="4376407">innumerabiles</w> <w id="4376408">Q</w>. <w id="4376410">Lutatii</w> <w id="4376411">Catuli</w> <w id="4376412">non</w> <w id="4376413">modo</w> <w id="4376414">possint</w> <w id="4376415">esse</w> <w id="4376416">sed</w> <w id="4376417">etiam</w> <w id="4376418">sint</w>, <w id="4376420">in</w>
<w id="4376421">hoc</w> <w id="4376422">tanto</w> <w id="4376423">mundo</w> <w id="4376424">Catulus</w> <w id="4376425">alter</w> <w id="4376426">non</w> <w id="4376427">possit</w> <w id="4376428">effici</w>?'
<w id="4376429">Primum</w> <w id="4376430">quiderm</w> <w id="4376431">me</w> <w id="4376432">ad</w> <w id="4376433">Democritum</w> <w id="4376434">vocas</w>;

	<milestone unit="chapter" n="18" />
<milestone n="56" unit="section" /><w id="4376436">cui</w> <w id="4376437">non</w>
<w id="4376438">adsentior</w> <w id="4376439">potius</w> †<w id="4376440">quare</w> <w id="4376441">fallar</w>† <w id="4376442">potest</w><ref id="n233" target="ref233" /> <w id="4376443">id</w> <w id="4376444">quod</w> <w id="4376445">dilucide</w> <w id="4376446">docetur</w> <w id="4376447">a</w> <w id="4376448">politioribus</w> <w id="4376449">physicis</w>, <w id="4376451">singularum</w> <w id="4376452">rerum</w>
<w id="4376453">singulas</w> <w id="4376454">proprietates</w> <w id="4376455">esse</w>. <w id="4376457">fac</w> <w id="4376458">enim</w> <w id="4376459">antiquos</w><ref id="n234" target="ref234" /> <w id="4376460">illos</w>
<w id="4376461">Servilios</w>, <w id="4376463">qui</w> <w id="4376464">gemini</w> <w id="4376465">fuerunt</w>, <w id="4376467">tam</w> <w id="4376468">similes</w> <w id="4376469">quam</w> <w id="4376470">dicuntur</w>, <w id="4376472">num</w> <w id="4376473">censes</w> <w id="4376474">etiam</w> <w id="4376475">eosdem</w> <w id="4376476">fuisse</w>? '<w id="4376477">non</w> <w id="4376478">cognoscebantur</w> <w id="4376479">foris</w>': <w id="4376480">at</w><ref id="n235" target="ref235" /> <w id="4376481">domi</w>; '<w id="4376483">non</w> <w id="4376484">ab</w> <w id="4376485">alienis</w>': <w id="4376486">at</w> <w id="4376487">a</w> <w id="4376488">suis</w>.
<w id="4376490">an</w> <w id="4376491">non</w> <w id="4376492">videmus</w> <w id="4376493">hoc</w> <w id="4376494">usu</w> <w id="4376495">venire</w>, <w id="4376497">ut</w> <w id="4376498">quos</w> <w id="4376499">numquam</w>
<w id="4376500">putassemus</w> <w id="4376501">a</w> <w id="4376502">nobis</w> <w id="4376503">internosci</w> <w id="4376504">posse</w> <w id="4376505">eos</w> <w id="4376506">consuetudine</w> 20
<w id="4376507">adhibita</w> <w id="4376508">tam</w> <w id="4376509">facile</w> <w id="4376510">internosceremus</w> <<w id="4376511">ut</w>> <w id="4376512">ne</w> <w id="4376513">minimum</w><ref id="n236" target="ref236" />
<w id="4376514">quidem</w> <w id="4376515">similes</w> <w id="4376516">viderentur</w>.
<milestone n="57" unit="section" /><w id="4376518">Hic</w> <w id="4376519">pugnes</w> <w id="4376520">licet</w>, <w id="4376522">non</w> <w id="4376523">repugnabo</w>, <w id="4376525">quin</w> <w id="4376526">etiam</w> <w id="4376527">concedam</w> <w id="4376528">ilium</w> <w id="4376529">ipsum</w> <w id="4376530">sapientem</w>,
<w id="4376532">de</w> <w id="4376533">quo</w> <w id="4376534">omnis</w> <w id="4376535">hic</w> <w id="4376536">sermo</w> <w id="4376537">est</w>, <w id="4376539">cum</w> <w id="4376540">ei</w> <w id="4376541">res</w> <w id="4376542">similes</w><ref id="n237" target="ref237" /> <w id="4376543">occurrant</w> <w id="4376544">quas</w> <w id="4376545">non</w> <w id="4376546">habeat</w><ref id="n238" target="ref238" /> <w id="4376547">dinotatas</w>, <w id="4376549">retenturum</w> <w id="4376550">adsensun</w>
<w id="4376551">nec</w> <w id="4376552">umquam</w> <w id="4376553">ulli</w> <w id="4376554">viso</w> <w id="4376555">adsensurum</w> <w id="4376556">nisi</w> <w id="4376557">quod</w> <w id="4376558">tale</w>
<w id="4376559">fuerit</w> <w id="4376560">quale</w> <w id="4376561">falsum</w> <w id="4376562">esse</w> <w id="4376563">non</w> <w id="4376564">possit</w>. <w id="4376566">sed</w> <w id="4376567">et</w> <w id="4376568">ad</w><ref id="n239" target="ref239" /> <w id="4376569">ceteras</w>
<w id="4376570">res</w> <w id="4376571">habet</w> <w id="4376572">quandam</w> <w id="4376573">artem</w> <w id="4376574">qua</w> <w id="4376575">vera</w> <w id="4376576">a</w> <w id="4376577">falsis</w> <w id="4376578">possit</w>
<w id="4376579">distinguere</w>, <w id="4376581">et</w> <w id="4376582">ad</w> <w id="4376583">similitudines</w> <w id="4376584">istas</w> <w id="4376585">usus</w> <w id="4376586">adhibendus</w>

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<w id="4376587">est</w>: <w id="4376588">ut</w> <w id="4376589">mater</w> <w id="4376590">geminos</w>. <w id="4376592">internoscit</w> <w id="4376593">consuetudine</w> <w id="4376594">oculorum</w>, <w id="4376596">sic</w> <w id="4376597">tu</w> <w id="4376598">internosces</w> <w id="4376599">si</w> <w id="4376600">adsueveris</w>. <w id="4376602">videsne</w> <w id="4376603">ut</w>
<w id="4376604">in</w> <w id="4376605">proverbio</w> <w id="4376606">sit</w> <w id="4376607">ovorum</w> <w id="4376608">inter</w> <w id="4376609">se</w> <w id="4376610">similitudo</w>: <w id="4376611">tamen</w>
<w id="4376612">hoc</w> <w id="4376613">accepimus</w>, <w id="4376615">Deli</w> <w id="4376616">fuisse</w> <w id="4376617">complures</w> <w id="4376618">salvis</w> <w id="4376619">rebus</w> <w id="4376620">illis</w>,
<w id="4376622">qui</w> <w id="4376623">gallinas</w> <w id="4376624">alere</w> <w id="4376625">permultas</w> <w id="4376626">quaestus</w> <w id="4376627">causa</w> <w id="4376628">solerent</w>;
<w id="4376630">ii</w> <w id="4376631">cum</w> <w id="4376632">ovum</w> <w id="4376633">inspexerant</w> <w id="4376634">quae</w> <w id="4376635">id</w> <w id="4376636">gallina</w> <w id="4376637">peperisset</w>
<w id="4376638">dicere</w> <w id="4376639">solebant</w>.<ref id="n240" target="ref240" />
<milestone n="58" unit="section" /><w id="4376641">Neque</w> <w id="4376642">id</w> <w id="4376643">est</w><ref id="n241" target="ref241" /> <w id="4376644">contra</w> <w id="4376645">vos</w>;<ref id="n242" target="ref242" /> <w id="4376647">nam</w> <w id="4376648">vobis</w><ref id="n243" target="ref243" />
<w id="4376649">satis</w> <w id="4376650">esset</w><ref id="n244" target="ref244" /> <w id="4376651">ova</w> <w id="4376652">illa</w> <w id="4376653">non</w> <w id="4376654">internoscere</w>; <w id="4376656">nihilo</w><ref id="n245" target="ref245" /> <w id="4376657">enim</w> <w id="4376658">magis</w>
<w id="4376659">adsentirer</w><ref id="n246" target="ref246" /> <w id="4376660">hoc</w> <w id="4376661">illud</w> <w id="4376662">esse</w> <w id="4376663">quam</w> <w id="4376664">si</w> <w id="4376665">inter</w> <w id="4376666">illa</w> <w id="4376667">omnino</w>
<w id="4376668">nihil</w> <w id="4376669">interesset</w>.<ref id="n247" target="ref247" /> <w id="4376671">habeo</w> <w id="4376672">enim</w> <w id="4376673">regulam</w>, <w id="4376675">ut</w> <w id="4376676">talia</w> <w id="4376677">visa</w>
<w id="4376678">vera</w> <w id="4376679">iudicem</w> <w id="4376680">qualia</w> <w id="4376681">falsa</w> <w id="4376682">esse</w> <w id="4376683">non</w> <w id="4376684">possint</w>; <w id="4376686">ab</w> <w id="4376687">hac</w>
<w id="4376688">mihi</w> <w id="4376689">non</w> <w id="4376690">licet</w> <w id="4376691">transversum</w> <w id="4376692">ut</w> <w id="4376693">aiunt</w> <w id="4376694">digitum</w> <w id="4376695">discedere</w>,
<w id="4376697">ne</w> <w id="4376698">confundam</w><ref id="n248" target="ref248" /> <w id="4376699">omnia</w>; <w id="4376701">veri</w> <w id="4376702">enim</w> <w id="4376703">et</w> <w id="4376704">falsi</w> <w id="4376705">non</w> <w id="4376706">modo</w>
<w id="4376707">cognitio</w> <w id="4376708">sed</w> <w id="4376709">etiam</w> <w id="4376710">natura</w> <w id="4376711">tolletur</w>, <w id="4376713">si</w> <w id="4376714">nihil</w> <w id="4376715">erit</w> <w id="4376716">quod</w> <w id="4376717">intersit</w>. <w id="4376719">Ut</w> <w id="4376720">etiam</w> <w id="4376721">illud</w> <w id="4376722">absurdum</w> <w id="4376723">sit</w> <w id="4376724">quod</w> <w id="4376725">interdum</w> <w id="4376726">soletis</w>
<w id="4376727">dicere</w>, <w id="4376729">cum</w> <w id="4376730">visa</w> <w id="4376731">in</w> <w id="4376732">animos</w><ref id="n249" target="ref249" /> <w id="4376733">inprimantur</w>, <w id="4376735">non</w> <w id="4376736">vos</w> <w id="4376737">id</w>
<w id="4376738">dicere</w>, <w id="4376740">inter</w> <w id="4376741">ipsas</w> <w id="4376742">inpressiones</w> <w id="4376743">nihil</w> <w id="4376744">interesse</w>, <w id="4376746">sed</w> <w id="4376747">inter</w>
<w id="4376748">species</w> <w id="4376749">et</w> <w id="4376750">quasdam</w> <w id="4376751">formas</w><ref id="n250" target="ref250" /> <w id="4376752">eorum</w>. <w id="4376754">quasi</w> <w id="4376755">vero</w> <w id="4376756">non</w> <w id="4376757">specie</w> <w id="4376758">visa</w> <w id="4376759">iudicentur</w>; <w id="4376761">quae</w> <w id="4376762">fidem</w> <w id="4376763">nullam</w> <w id="4376764">habebunt</w>
<w id="4376765">sublata</w> <w id="4376766">veri</w> <w id="4376767">et</w> <w id="4376768">falsi</w> <w id="4376769">nota</w>.
<milestone n="59" unit="section" /><w id="4376771">Illud</w> <w id="4376772">vero</w> <w id="4376773">perabsurdum</w>
<w id="4376774">quod</w> <w id="4376775">dicitis</w>, <w id="4376777">probabilia</w> <w id="4376778">vos</w> <w id="4376779">sequi</w> <w id="4376780">si</w> <w id="4376781">nulla</w> <w id="4376782">re</w> <w id="4376783">inpediamini</w>. <w id="4376785">primum</w> <w id="4376786">qui</w> <w id="4376787">potestis</w> <w id="4376788">non</w> <w id="4376789">inpediri</w>, <w id="4376791">cum</w> <w id="4376792">a</w> <w id="4376793">veris</w>
<w id="4376794">falsa</w> <w id="4376795">non</w> <w id="4376796">distent</w>? <w id="4376797">deinde</w> <w id="4376798">quod</w> <w id="4376799">iudicium</w> <w id="4376800">est</w> <w id="4376801">veri</w>, <w id="4376803">cum</w>
<w id="4376804">sit</w> <w id="4376805">commune</w> <w id="4376806">falsi</w>? <w id="4376807">Ex</w> <w id="4376808">his</w> <w id="4376809">illa</w> <w id="4376810">necessario</w> <w id="4376811">nata</w> <w id="4376812">est</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4376813">ἐποχὴ</w></foreign><ref id="n251" target="ref251" /> <w id="4376814">id</w> <w id="4376815">est</w> <w id="4376816">adsensionis</w> <w id="4376817">retentio</w>, <w id="4376819">in</w> <w id="4376820">qua</w> <w id="4376821">melius</w> <w id="4376822">sibi</w>
<w id="4376823">constitit</w> <w id="4376824">Arcesilas</w>, <w id="4376826">si</w> <w id="4376827">vera</w> <w id="4376828">stunt</w> <w id="4376829">quae</w> <w id="4376830">de</w> <w id="4376831">Carneade</w>
<w id="4376832">non</w> <w id="4376833">nulli</w> <w id="4376834">existimant</w>. <w id="4376836">si</w> <w id="4376837">enim</w> <w id="4376838">percipi</w> <w id="4376839">nihil</w> <w id="4376840">potest</w>,

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<w id="4376842">quod</w> <w id="4376843">utrique</w> <w id="4376844">visum</w> <w id="4376845">est</w>, <w id="4376847">tollendus</w> <w id="4376848">adsensus</w> <w id="4376849">est</w>; <w id="4376851">quid</w>
<w id="4376852">enim</w> <w id="4376853">est</w> <w id="4376854">tam</w> <w id="4376855">futtile</w> <w id="4376856">quam</w> <w id="4376857">quicquam</w> <w id="4376858">adprobare</w> <w id="4376859">non</w>
<w id="4376860">cognitum</w>? <w id="4376861">Carneadem</w> <w id="4376862">autem</w> <w id="4376863">etiam</w> <w id="4376864">heri</w> <w id="4376865">audiebamus</w>
<w id="4376866">solitum</w> <w id="4376867">esse</w> <<w id="4376868">eo</w>><ref id="n252" target="ref252" /> <w id="4376869">delabi</w> <w id="4376870">interdum</w> <w id="4376871">ut</w> <w id="4376872">diceret</w> <w id="4376873">opinaturum</w> <w id="4376874">id</w> <w id="4376875">est</w><ref id="n253" target="ref253" /> <w id="4376876">peccaturum</w> <w id="4376877">esse</w> <w id="4376878">sapientem</w>.<ref id="n254" target="ref254" /> <w id="4376880">mihi</w> <w id="4376881">porro</w>
<w id="4376882">non</w> <w id="4376883">tam</w> <w id="4376884">certum</w> <w id="4376885">est</w> <w id="4376886">esse</w> <w id="4376887">aliquid</w> <w id="4376888">quod</w> <w id="4376889">conprendi</w> <w id="4376890">possit</w>,
<w id="4376892">de</w> <w id="4376893">quo</w><ref id="n255" target="ref255" /> <w id="4376894">iam</w> <w id="4376895">nimium</w> <w id="4376896">etiam</w> <w id="4376897">diu</w> <w id="4376898">disputo</w>, <w id="4376900">quam</w> <w id="4376901">sapientem</w> <w id="4376902">nihil</w> <w id="4376903">opinari</w> <w id="4376904">id</w><ref id="n256" target="ref256" /> <w id="4376905">est</w> <w id="4376906">numquam</w> <w id="4376907">adsentiri</w> <w id="4376908">rei</w> <w id="4376909">vel</w>
<w id="4376910">falsae</w> <w id="4376911">vel</w> <w id="4376912">incognitae</w>.
<milestone n="60" unit="section" /><w id="4376914">Restat</w> <w id="4376915">illud</w> <w id="4376916">quod</w> <w id="4376917">dicunt</w> <w id="4376918">veri</w>
<w id="4376919">inveniundi</w> <w id="4376920">causa</w> <w id="4376921">contra</w> <w id="4376922">omnia</w> <w id="4376923">dici</w> <w id="4376924">oportere</w> <w id="4376925">et</w> <w id="4376926">pro</w>
<w id="4376927">omnibus</w>. <w id="4376929">volo</w> <w id="4376930">igitur</w> <w id="4376931">videre</w> <w id="4376932">quid</w> <w id="4376933">invenerint</w>.<ref id="n257" target="ref257" /> '<w id="4376935">Non</w>
<w id="4376936">solemus</w>' <w id="4376937">inquit</w> '<w id="4376938">ostendere</w>'. <w id="4376940">Quae</w> <w id="4376941">sunt</w> <w id="4376942">tandem</w> <w id="4376943">ista</w>
<w id="4376944">mysteria</w>, <w id="4376946">aut</w> <w id="4376947">cur</w> <w id="4376948">celatis</w> <w id="4376949">quasi</w> <w id="4376950">turpe</w> <w id="4376951">aliquid</w> <w id="4376952">sententiam</w> <w id="4376953">vestram</w>? '<w id="4376954">Ut</w> <w id="4376955">qui</w> <w id="4376956">audient</w>' <w id="4376957">inquit</w> '<w id="4376958">ratione</w>
<w id="4376959">potius</w> <w id="4376960">quam</w> <w id="4376961">auctoritate</w> <w id="4376962">ducantur</w>'. <w id="4376964">Quid</w> <w id="4376965">si</w> <w id="4376966">utrumque</w>,<ref id="n258" target="ref258" /> <w id="4376968">num</w> <w id="4376969">peius</w> <w id="4376970">est</w>? <w id="4376971">Unum</w> <w id="4376972">tamen</w> <w id="4376973">illud</w> <w id="4376974">non</w> <w id="4376975">celant</w>,
<w id="4376977">nihil</w> <w id="4376978">esse</w> <w id="4376979">quod</w> <w id="4376980">percipi</w> <w id="4376981">possit</w>. <w id="4376983">an</w> <w id="4376984">in</w> <w id="4376985">eo</w> <w id="4376986">auctoritas</w> <w id="4376987">nihil</w>
<w id="4376988">obest</w>? <w id="4376989">mihi</w> <w id="4376990">quidem</w> <w id="4376991">videtur</w> <w id="4376992">vel</w> <w id="4376993">plurimum</w>. <w id="4376995">quis</w> <w id="4376996">enim</w>
<w id="4376997">ista</w> <w id="4376998">tam</w> <w id="4376999">aperte</w> <w id="4377000">perspicueque</w> <w id="4377001">et</w> <w id="4377002">perversa</w> <w id="4377003">et</w> <w id="4377004">falsa</w>
<w id="4377005">secutus</w> <w id="4377006">esset</w>, <w id="4377008">nisi</w> <w id="4377009">tanta</w> <w id="4377010">in</w> <w id="4377011">Arcesila</w>, <w id="4377013">multo</w> <w id="4377014">etiam</w> <w id="4377015">maior</w>
<w id="4377016">in</w> <w id="4377017">Carneade</w><ref id="n259" target="ref259" /> <w id="4377018">et</w> <w id="4377019">copia</w> <w id="4377020">rerum</w> <w id="4377021">et</w> <w id="4377022">dicendi</w> <w id="4377023">vis</w> <w id="4377024">fuisset</w>?</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="19" />
<p><milestone n="61" unit="section" /><w id="4377025">Haec</w> <w id="4377026">Antiochus</w> <w id="4377027">fere</w> <w id="4377028">et</w> <w id="4377029">Alexandreae</w> <w id="4377030">tum</w> <w id="4377031">et</w> <w id="4377032">multis</w>
<w id="4377033">annis</w> <w id="4377034">post</w> <w id="4377035">multo</w> <w id="4377036">etiam</w> <w id="4377037">adseverantius</w>, <w id="4377039">in</w> <w id="4377040">Syria</w> <w id="4377041">cum</w>
<w id="4377042">esset</w> <w id="4377043">mecum</w> <w id="4377044">paulo</w> <w id="4377045">ante</w> <w id="4377046">quam</w> <w id="4377047">est</w> <w id="4377048">mortuus</w>. <w id="4377050">Sed</w>
<w id="4377051">iam</w> <w id="4377052">confirmata</w> <w id="4377053">causa</w> <w id="4377054">te</w> <w id="4377055">hominem</w> <w id="4377056">amicissimum</w>' (<w id="4377057">me</w>
<w id="4377058">autem</w> <w id="4377059">appellabat</w>) '<w id="4377060">et</w> <w id="4377061">aliquot</w> <w id="4377062">annis</w> <w id="4377063">minorem</w> <w id="4377064">natu</w>
<w id="4377065">non</w> <w id="4377066">dubitabo</w> <w id="4377067">monere</w>. <w id="4377069">Tune</w>, <w id="4377071">cum</w> <w id="4377072">tantis</w> <w id="4377073">laudibus</w> <w id="4377074">philosophiam</w> <w id="4377075">extuleris</w> <w id="4377076">Hortensiumque</w><ref id="n260" target="ref260" /> <w id="4377077">nostrum</w> <w id="4377078">dissentientem</w> <w id="4377079">commoveris</w>, <w id="4377081">eam</w> <w id="4377082">philosophiam</w> <w id="4377083">sequere</w><ref id="n261" target="ref261" /> <w id="4377084">quae</w>
<w id="4377085">confundit</w> <w id="4377086">vera</w> <w id="4377087">cum</w> <w id="4377088">falsis</w>, <w id="4377090">spoliat</w> <w id="4377091">nos</w> <w id="4377092">iudicio</w>, <w id="4377094">privat</w>
<w id="4377095">adprobatione</w> <w id="4377096">omni</w>, <w id="4377098">orbat</w> <w id="4377099">sensibus</w>?<ref id="n262" target="ref262" /> <w id="4377100">et</w> <w id="4377101">Cimmeriis</w> <w id="4377102">quidem</w>, <w id="4377104">quibus</w> <w id="4377105">aspectum</w> <w id="4377106">solis</w> <w id="4377107">sive</w> <w id="4377108">deus</w> <w id="4377109">aliquis</w> <w id="4377110">sive</w> <w id="4377111">na</w>-

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<w id="4377112">tura</w> <w id="4377113">ademerat</w><ref id="n263" target="ref263" /> <w id="4377114">sive</w> <w id="4377115">eius</w> <w id="4377116">loci</w> <w id="4377117">quem</w> <w id="4377118">incolebant</w> <w id="4377119">situs</w>,
<w id="4377121">ignes</w> <w id="4377122">tamen</w> <w id="4377123">aderant</w> <w id="4377124">quorum</w> <w id="4377125">illis</w> <w id="4377126">uti</w> <w id="4377127">lumine</w> <w id="4377128">licebat</w>:
<w id="4377129">isti</w> <w id="4377130">autem</w> <w id="4377131">quos</w> <w id="4377132">tu</w> <w id="4377133">probas</w> <w id="4377134">tantis</w> <w id="4377135">offusis</w> <w id="4377136">tenebris</w> <w id="4377137">ne</w>
<w id="4377138">scintillam</w> <w id="4377139">quidem</w> <w id="4377140">ullam</w> <w id="4377141">nobis</w> <w id="4377142">ad</w> <w id="4377143">dispiciendum</w><ref id="n264" target="ref264" /> <w id="4377144">reliquerunt</w>; <w id="4377146">quos</w> <w id="4377147">si</w> <w id="4377148">sequamur</w> <w id="4377149">iis</w> <w id="4377150">vinclis</w> <w id="4377151">simus</w> <w id="4377152">astricti</w>
<w id="4377153">ut</w> <w id="4377154">nos</w> <w id="4377155">commovere</w> <w id="4377156">nequeamus</w>.
<milestone n="62" unit="section" /><w id="4377158">sublata</w> <w id="4377159">enim</w> <w id="4377160">adsensione</w> <w id="4377161">omnem</w> <w id="4377162">et</w> <w id="4377163">motum</w> <w id="4377164">animorum</w> <w id="4377165">et</w> <w id="4377166">actionem</w><ref id="n265" target="ref265" /> <w id="4377167">rerum</w>
<w id="4377168">sustulerunt</w>; <w id="4377170">quod</w> <w id="4377171">non</w> <w id="4377172">modo</w> <w id="4377173">recte</w> <w id="4377174">fieri</w> <w id="4377175">sed</w> <w id="4377176">omnino</w>
<w id="4377177">fieri</w> <w id="4377178">non</w> <w id="4377179">potest</w>. <w id="4377181">Provide</w> <w id="4377182">etiam</w> <w id="4377183">ne</w> <w id="4377184">uni</w> <w id="4377185">tibi</w> <w id="4377186">istam</w> <w id="4377187">sententiam</w> <w id="4377188">minime</w> <w id="4377189">liceat</w> <w id="4377190">defendere</w>. <w id="4377192">an</w> <w id="4377193">tu</w>, <w id="4377195">cum</w> <w id="4377196">res</w> <w id="4377197">occultissimas</w> <w id="4377198">aperueris</w> <w id="4377199">in</w> <w id="4377200">lucemque</w> <w id="4377201">protuleris</w> <w id="4377202">iuratusque</w>
<w id="4377203">dixeris</w> <w id="4377204">ea</w> <w id="4377205">te</w> <w id="4377206">conperisse</w> (<w id="4377207">quod</w> <w id="4377208">mihi</w> <w id="4377209">quoque</w> <w id="4377210">licebat</w> <w id="4377211">qui</w>
<w id="4377212">ex</w> <w id="4377213">te</w> <w id="4377214">illa</w> <w id="4377215">cognoveram</w>),<ref id="n266" target="ref266" /> <w id="4377217">negabis</w> <w id="4377218">esse</w> <w id="4377219">rem</w> <w id="4377220">ullam</w> <w id="4377221">quae</w>
<w id="4377222">cognosci</w> <w id="4377223">conprendi</w> <w id="4377224">percipi</w> <w id="4377225">possit</w>? <w id="4377226">vide</w> <w id="4377227">quaeso</w> <w id="4377228">etiam</w>
<w id="4377229">atque</w> <w id="4377230">etiam</w> <w id="4377231">ne</w> <w id="4377232">illarum</w> <w id="4377233">quoque</w> <w id="4377234">rerum</w> <w id="4377235">pulcherrimarum</w>
<w id="4377236">a</w> <w id="4377237">te</w> <w id="4377238">ipso</w> <w id="4377239">minuatur</w> <w id="4377240">auctoritas</w>.'</p>
<p><milestone n="63" unit="section" /><w id="4377242">Quae</w> <w id="4377243">cum</w> <w id="4377244">dixisset</w> <w id="4377245">ille</w>, <w id="4377247">finem</w> <w id="4377248">fecit</w>. <w id="4377250">Hortensius</w> <w id="4377251">autem</w>
<w id="4377252">vehementer</w> <w id="4377253">admirans</w> (<w id="4377254">quod</w> <w id="4377255">quidem</w> <w id="4377256">perpetuo</w> <w id="4377257">Lucullo</w>
<w id="4377258">loquente</w> <w id="4377259">fecerat</w>, <w id="4377261">ut</w> <w id="4377262">etiam</w> <w id="4377263">manus</w> <w id="4377264">saepe</w> <w id="4377265">tolleret</w>: <w id="4377266">nec</w>
<w id="4377267">mirum</w>; <w id="4377269">nam</w> <w id="4377270">numquam</w> <w id="4377271">arbitror</w> <w id="4377272">contra</w> <w id="4377273">Academiam</w>
<w id="4377274">dictum</w> <w id="4377275">esse</w> <w id="4377276">subtilius</w>) <w id="4377277">me</w> <w id="4377278">quoque</w>, <w id="4377280">iocansne</w> <w id="4377281">an</w> <w id="4377282">ita</w>
<w id="4377283">sentiens</w> (<w id="4377284">non</w> <w id="4377285">enim</w> <w id="4377286">satis</w> <w id="4377287">intellegebam</w>), <w id="4377289">coepit</w> <w id="4377290">hortari</w>
<w id="4377291">ut</w> <w id="4377292">sententia</w> <w id="4377293">desisterem</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4377295">Tum</w> <w id="4377296">mihi</w> <w id="4377297">Catulus</w> '<w id="4377298">Si</w> <w id="4377299">te</w>' <w id="4377300">inquit</w> '<w id="4377301">Luculli</w> <w id="4377302">oratio</w> <w id="4377303">flexit</w>,
<w id="4377305">quae</w> <w id="4377306">est</w> <w id="4377307">habita</w> <w id="4377308">memoriter</w> <w id="4377309">accurate</w> <w id="4377310">copiose</w>, <w id="4377312">taceo</w>
<w id="4377313">neque</w> <w id="4377314">te</w> <w id="4377315">quo</w> <w id="4377316">minus</w> <w id="4377317">si</w> <w id="4377318">tibi</w> <w id="4377319">ita</w> <w id="4377320">videatur</w> <w id="4377321">sententiam</w>
<w id="4377322">mutes</w> <w id="4377323">deterrendum</w> <w id="4377324">puto</w>. <w id="4377326">illud</w> <w id="4377327">vero</w> <w id="4377328">non</w> <w id="4377329">censuerim</w>,
<w id="4377331">ut</w> <w id="4377332">eius</w> <w id="4377333">auctoritate</w> <w id="4377334">moveare</w>. <w id="4377336">tantum</w> <w id="4377337">enim</w> <w id="4377338">te</w> [<w id="4377339">non</w><ref id="n267" target="ref267" />]
<w id="4377340">modo</w> <w id="4377341">monuit</w>' <w id="4377342">inquit</w> <w id="4377343">adridens</w>, '<w id="4377345">ut</w> <w id="4377346">caveres</w> <w id="4377347">ne</w> <w id="4377348">quis</w>
<w id="4377349">inprobus</w> <w id="4377350">tribunus</w> <w id="4377351">plebis</w>, <w id="4377353">quorum</w> <w id="4377354">vides</w> <w id="4377355">quanta</w> <w id="4377356">copia</w>
<w id="4377357">semper</w> <w id="4377358">futura</w> <w id="4377359">sit</w>, <w id="4377361">arriperet</w> <w id="4377362">te</w> <w id="4377363">et</w> <w id="4377364">in</w> <w id="4377365">contione</w><ref id="n268" target="ref268" /> <w id="4377366">quaereret</w>

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<w id="4377367">qui</w> <w id="4377368">tibi</w> <w id="4377369">constares</w> <w id="4377370">cum</w> <w id="4377371">idem</w> <w id="4377372">negares</w> <w id="4377373">quicquam</w> <w id="4377374">certi</w>
<w id="4377375">posse</w> <w id="4377376">reperiri</w> <w id="4377377">idem</w> <w id="4377378">te</w> <w id="4377379">conperisse</w> <w id="4377380">dixisses</w>. <w id="4377382">hoc</w> <w id="4377383">quaeso</w>
<w id="4377384">cave</w> <w id="4377385">ne</w> <w id="4377386">te</w> <w id="4377387">terreat</w>. <w id="4377389">de</w> <w id="4377390">causa</w> <w id="4377391">autem</w> <w id="4377392">ipsa</w> <w id="4377393">malim</w><ref id="n269" target="ref269" /> <w id="4377394">quidem</w><ref id="n270" target="ref270" /> <w id="4377395">te</w> <w id="4377396">ab</w> <w id="4377397">hoc</w> <w id="4377398">dissentire</w>; <w id="4377400">sin</w> <w id="4377401">cesseris</w>, <w id="4377403">non</w> <w id="4377404">magnopere</w>
<w id="4377405">mirabor</w>: <w id="4377406">memini</w> <w id="4377407">enim</w> <w id="4377408">Antiochum</w> <w id="4377409">ipsum</w>, <w id="4377411">cum</w> <w id="4377412">annos</w>
<w id="4377413">multos</w> <w id="4377414">alia</w> <w id="4377415">sensisset</w>, <w id="4377417">simul</w> <w id="4377418">ac</w> <w id="4377419">visum</w> <w id="4377420">sit</w> <w id="4377421">sententia</w>
<w id="4377422">destitisse</w>.'</p>
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<p><milestone n="64" unit="section" /><w id="4377424">Haec</w> <w id="4377425">cum</w> <w id="4377426">dixisset</w> <w id="4377427">Catulus</w>, <w id="4377429">me</w> <w id="4377430">omnes</w> <w id="4377431">intueri</w>. <w id="4377433">tum</w>
<w id="4377434">ego</w> <w id="4377435">non</w> <w id="4377436">minus</w> <w id="4377437">conmotus</w> <w id="4377438">quam</w> <w id="4377439">soleo</w> <w id="4377440">in</w> <w id="4377441">causis</w> <w id="4377442">maioribus</w> <w id="4377443">huius</w><ref id="n271" target="ref271" /> <w id="4377444">modi</w> <w id="4377445">quadam</w> <w id="4377446">oratione</w> <w id="4377447">sum</w> <w id="4377448">exorsus</w>.</p>
<p>'<w id="4377450">Me</w> <w id="4377451">Catule</w> <w id="4377452">oratio</w> <w id="4377453">Luculli</w> <w id="4377454">de</w> <w id="4377455">ipsa</w> <w id="4377456">re</w> <w id="4377457">ita</w> <w id="4377458">movit</w> <w id="4377459">ut</w>
<w id="4377460">docti</w> <w id="4377461">hominis</w><ref id="n272" target="ref272" /> <w id="4377462">et</w> <w id="4377463">copiosi</w> <w id="4377464">et</w> <w id="4377465">parati</w> <w id="4377466">et</w> <w id="4377467">nihil</w> <w id="4377468">praetereuntis</w>
<w id="4377469">eorum</w> <w id="4377470">quae</w> <w id="4377471">pro</w> <w id="4377472">illa</w> <w id="4377473">causa</w> <w id="4377474">dici</w> <w id="4377475">possent</w>, <w id="4377477">non</w> <w id="4377478">tamen</w>
<w id="4377479">ut</w> <w id="4377480">ei</w> <w id="4377481">respondere</w><ref id="n273" target="ref273" /> <w id="4377482">posse</w> <w id="4377483">diffiderem</w>; <w id="4377485">auctoritas</w> <w id="4377486">autem</w>
<w id="4377487">tanta</w> <w id="4377488">plane</w> <w id="4377489">me</w> <w id="4377490">movebat</w>, <w id="4377492">nisi</w> <w id="4377493">tu</w> <w id="4377494">opposuisses</w> <w id="4377495">non</w>,
<w id="4377497">minorem</w> <w id="4377498">tuam</w>. <w id="4377500">adgrediar</w> <w id="4377501">igitur</w>, <w id="4377503">si</w> <w id="4377504">pauca</w> <w id="4377505">ante</w> <w id="4377506">quasi</w>
<w id="4377507">de</w> <w id="4377508">fama</w> <w id="4377509">mea</w> <w id="4377510">dixero</w>.
<milestone n="65" unit="section" /><w id="4377512">Ego</w> <w id="4377513">enim</w> <w id="4377514">si</w> <w id="4377515">aut</w> <w id="4377516">ostentatione</w>
<w id="4377517">aliqua</w> <w id="4377518">adductus</w> <w id="4377519">aut</w> <w id="4377520">studio</w> <w id="4377521">certandi</w> <w id="4377522">ad</w> <w id="4377523">hanc</w> <w id="4377524">potissimum</w> <w id="4377525">philosophiam</w> <w id="4377526">me</w> <w id="4377527">adplicavi</w>, <w id="4377529">non</w> <w id="4377530">modo</w> <w id="4377531">stultitiam</w> <w id="4377532">meam</w> <w id="4377533">sed</w> <w id="4377534">etiam</w> <w id="4377535">mores</w> <w id="4377536">et</w> <w id="4377537">naturam</w><ref id="n274" target="ref274" /> <w id="4377538">condemnandam</w> <w id="4377539">puto</w>. <w id="4377541">nam</w> <w id="4377542">si</w> <w id="4377543">in</w> <w id="4377544">minimis</w> <w id="4377545">rebus</w> <w id="4377546">pertinacia</w> <w id="4377547">reprehenditur</w>, <w id="4377549">calumnia</w> <w id="4377550">etiam</w> <w id="4377551">coercetur</w>, <w id="4377553">ego</w><ref id="n275" target="ref275" /> <w id="4377554">de</w> <w id="4377555">omni</w> <w id="4377556">statu</w>
<w id="4377557">consilioque</w> <w id="4377558">totius</w> <w id="4377559">vitae</w> <w id="4377560">aut</w> <w id="4377561">certare</w> <w id="4377562">cu</w>'<w id="4377563">m</w> <w id="4377564">aliis</w> <w id="4377565">pugnaciter</w> <w id="4377566">aut</w> <w id="4377567">frustrari</w> <w id="4377568">cum</w> <w id="4377569">alios</w> <w id="4377570">tum</w> <w id="4377571">etiam</w> <w id="4377572">me</w> <w id="4377573">ipsum</w>
<w id="4377574">velim</w>? <w id="4377575">itaque</w><ref id="n276" target="ref276" /> <w id="4377576">nisi</w> <w id="4377577">ineptum</w> <w id="4377578">putarem</w> <w id="4377579">in</w> <w id="4377580">tali</w> <w id="4377581">disputatione</w> <w id="4377582">id</w> <w id="4377583">facere</w> <w id="4377584">quod</w> <w id="4377585">cum</w> <w id="4377586">de</w> <w id="4377587">re</w> <w id="4377588">publica</w> <w id="4377589">disceptatur</w>
<w id="4377590">fieri</w> <w id="4377591">interdum</w> <w id="4377592">solet</w>, <w id="4377594">iurarem</w> <w id="4377595">per</w> <w id="4377596">Iovem</w> <w id="4377597">deosque</w> <w id="4377598">penates</w> <w id="4377599">me</w> <w id="4377600">et</w> <w id="4377601">ardere</w> <w id="4377602">studio</w> <w id="4377603">veri</w> <w id="4377604">reperiendi</w> <w id="4377605">et</w> <w id="4377606">ea</w> <w id="4377607">sentire</w>
<w id="4377608">quae</w> <w id="4377609">dicerem</w>.
<milestone n="66" unit="section" /><w id="4377611">qui</w> <w id="4377612">enim</w> <w id="4377613">possum</w> <w id="4377614">non</w> <w id="4377615">cupere</w> <w id="4377616">verum</w>
<w id="4377617">invenire</w>, <w id="4377619">cum</w> <w id="4377620">gaudeam</w> <w id="4377621">si</w> <w id="4377622">simile</w> <w id="4377623">veri</w> <w id="4377624">quid</w> <w id="4377625">invenerim</w>?<ref id="n277" target="ref277" />
<w id="4377626">sed</w> <w id="4377627">ut</w> <w id="4377628">hoc</w> <w id="4377629">pulcherrimum</w> <w id="4377630">esse</w> <w id="4377631">iudico</w>,<ref id="n278" target="ref278" /> <w id="4377633">vera</w> <w id="4377634">videre</w>,

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<w id="4377636">sic</w> <w id="4377637">pro</w> <w id="4377638">veris</w> <w id="4377639">probare</w> <w id="4377640">falsa</w> <w id="4377641">turpissimum</w> <w id="4377642">est</w>. <w id="4377644">Nec</w>
<w id="4377645">tamen</w> <w id="4377646">ego</w> <w id="4377647">is</w> <w id="4377648">sum</w> <w id="4377649">qui</w> <w id="4377650">nihil</w> <w id="4377651">umquam</w> <w id="4377652">falsi</w> <w id="4377653">adprobem</w>
<w id="4377654">qui</w> <w id="4377655">numquam</w> <w id="4377656">adsentiar</w> <w id="4377657">qui</w> <w id="4377658">nihil</w> <w id="4377659">opiner</w>; <w id="4377661">sed</w> <w id="4377662">quaerimus</w> <w id="4377663">de</w> <w id="4377664">sapiente</w>. <w id="4377666">ego</w> <w id="4377667">vero</w> <w id="4377668">ipse</w> <w id="4377669">et</w> <w id="4377670">magnus</w> <w id="4377671">quidam</w><ref id="n279" target="ref279" />
<w id="4377672">sum</w> <w id="4377673">opinator</w> (<w id="4377674">non</w> <w id="4377675">enim</w> <w id="4377676">sum</w> <w id="4377677">sapiens</w>) <w id="4377678">et</w> <w id="4377679">meas</w> <w id="4377680">cogitationes</w> <w id="4377681">sic</w> <w id="4377682">dirigo</w>,<ref id="n280" target="ref280" /> <w id="4377684">non</w> <w id="4377685">ad</w> <w id="4377686">illam</w> <w id="4377687">parvulam</w> <w id="4377688">Cynosuram</w>,<ref id="n281" target="ref281" />
<w id="4377690">qua</w> '<w id="4377691">fidunt</w> <w id="4377692">duce</w> <w id="4377693">nocturna</w> <w id="4377694">Phoenices</w> <w id="4377695">in</w> <w id="4377696">alto</w>',<ref id="n282" target="ref282" /> <w id="4377698">ut</w> <w id="4377699">ait</w>
<w id="4377700">Aratus</w>, <w id="4377702">eoque</w> <w id="4377703">directius</w><ref id="n283" target="ref283" /> <w id="4377704">gubernant</w> <w id="4377705">quod</w> <w id="4377706">earn</w> <w id="4377707">tenent</w>
<w id="4377708">quae</w> '<w id="4377709">cursu</w> <w id="4377710">interiore</w> <w id="4377711">brevi</w> <w id="4377712">convertitur</w> <w id="4377713">orbe</w>'<ref id="n284" target="ref284" /> — <w id="4377714">sed</w><ref id="n285" target="ref285" />
<w id="4377715">Helicen</w> <w id="4377716">et</w> <w id="4377717">clarissimos</w> <w id="4377718">Septentriones</w> <w id="4377719">id</w> <w id="4377720">est</w> <w id="4377721">rationes</w>
<w id="4377722">has</w> <w id="4377723">latiore</w><ref id="n286" target="ref286" /> <w id="4377724">specie</w> <w id="4377725">non</w> <w id="4377726">ad</w> <w id="4377727">tenue</w> <w id="4377728">limatas</w>;<ref id="n287" target="ref287" /> <w id="4377730">eo</w> <w id="4377731">fit</w> <w id="4377732">ut</w>
<w id="4377733">errem</w> <w id="4377734">et</w> <w id="4377735">vager</w> <w id="4377736">latius</w>. <w id="4377738">Sed</w> <w id="4377739">non</w> <w id="4377740">de</w> <w id="4377741">me</w>, <w id="4377743">ut</w> <w id="4377744">dixi</w>, <w id="4377746">sed</w><ref id="n288" target="ref288" />
<w id="4377747">de</w> <w id="4377748">sapiente</w> <w id="4377749">quaeritur</w>.<ref id="n289" target="ref289" /> <w id="4377751">visa</w> <w id="4377752">enim</w> <w id="4377753">ista</w> <w id="4377754">cum</w> <w id="4377755">acriter</w>
<w id="4377756">mentem</w> <w id="4377757">sensumve</w> <w id="4377758">pepulerunt</w> <w id="4377759">accipio</w> <w id="4377760">iisque</w> <w id="4377761">interdum</w>
<w id="4377762">etiam</w> <w id="4377763">adsentior</w>. <w id="4377765">nec</w> <w id="4377766">percipio</w> <w id="4377767">tamen</w>: <w id="4377768">nihil</w> <w id="4377769">enim</w> <w id="4377770">arbitror</w> <w id="4377771">posse</w> <w id="4377772">percipi</w>. <w id="4377774">non</w> <w id="4377775">sum</w> <w id="4377776">sapiens</w>; <w id="4377778">itaque</w> <w id="4377779">visis</w>
<w id="4377780">cedo</w> <w id="4377781">nec</w> <w id="4377782">possum</w> <w id="4377783">resistere</w>. <w id="4377785">sapientis</w> <w id="4377786">autem</w> <w id="4377787">hanc</w>
<w id="4377788">censet</w> <w id="4377789">Arcesilas</w> <w id="4377790">vim</w> <w id="4377791">esse</w> <w id="4377792">maximam</w> <w id="4377793">Zenoni</w> <w id="4377794">adsentiens</w>,
<w id="4377796">cavere</w> <w id="4377797">ne</w> <w id="4377798">capiatur</w>, <w id="4377800">ne</w> <w id="4377801">fallatur</w> <w id="4377802">videre</w>; <w id="4377804">nihil</w> <w id="4377805">est</w> <w id="4377806">enim</w>
<w id="4377807">ab</w> <w id="4377808">ea</w> <w id="4377809">cogitatione</w>, <w id="4377811">quam</w> <w id="4377812">habemus</w> <w id="4377813">de</w> <w id="4377814">gravitate</w> <w id="4377815">sapientis</w>, <w id="4377817">errore</w> <w id="4377818">levitate</w> <w id="4377819">temeritate</w> <w id="4377820">diiunctius</w>. <w id="4377822">Quid</w>
[<w id="4377823">quid</w><ref id="n290" target="ref290" />] <w id="4377824">igitur</w> <w id="4377825">loquar</w> <w id="4377826">de</w> <w id="4377827">firmitate</w> <w id="4377828">sapientis</w>? <w id="4377829">quem</w> <w id="4377830">quidem</w> <w id="4377831">nihil</w> <w id="4377832">opinari</w> <w id="4377833">tu</w> <w id="4377834">quoque</w> <w id="4377835">Luculle</w> <w id="4377836">concedis</w>. <w id="4377838">quod</w>
<w id="4377839">quoniam</w> <w id="4377840">a</w> <w id="4377841">te</w> <w id="4377842">probatur</w>, <w id="4377844">ut</w> <w id="4377845">praepostere</w> <w id="4377846">tecum</w> <w id="4377847">agam</w>
<w id="4377848">iam</w><ref id="n291" target="ref291" /> (<w id="4377849">mox</w> <w id="4377850">referam</w> <w id="4377851">me</w> <w id="4377852">ad</w> <w id="4377853">ordinem</w>), <w id="4377855">haec</w> <w id="4377856">primum</w>
<w id="4377857">conclusio</w> <w id="4377858">quam</w> <w id="4377859">habeat</w> <w id="4377860">vim</w> <w id="4377861">considera</w>:

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<milestone n="67" unit="section" />'<w id="4377862">si</w> <w id="4377863">ulli</w> <w id="4377864">rei</w>
<w id="4377865">sapiens</w> <w id="4377866">adsentietur</w> <w id="4377867">umquam</w>, <w id="4377869">aliquando</w> <w id="4377870">etiam</w> <w id="4377871">opinabitur</w>; <w id="4377873">numquam</w> <w id="4377874">autem</w> <w id="4377875">opinabitur</w>; <w id="4377877">nulli</w> <w id="4377878">igitur</w> <w id="4377879">rei</w>
<w id="4377880">adsentietur</w>'.<ref id="n292" target="ref292" /> <w id="4377882">hanc</w> <w id="4377883">conclusionem</w> <w id="4377884">Arcesilas</w> <w id="4377885">probabat</w>;

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<w id="4377887">confirmabat</w> <w id="4377888">enim</w> <w id="4377889">et</w> <w id="4377890">primum</w> <w id="4377891">et</w> <w id="4377892">secundum</w>. <w id="4377894">Carneades</w> <w id="4377895">non</w> <w id="4377896">numquam</w> <w id="4377897">secundum</w> <w id="4377898">illud</w> <w id="4377899">dabat</w>, <w id="4377901">adsentiri</w>
<w id="4377902">aliquando</w>; <w id="4377904">ita</w> <w id="4377905">sequebatur</w><ref id="n293" target="ref293" /> <w id="4377906">etiam</w> <w id="4377907">opinari</w>, <w id="4377909">quod</w> <w id="4377910">tu</w> <w id="4377911">non</w>
<w id="4377912">vis</w>, <w id="4377914">et</w> <w id="4377915">recte</w> <w id="4377916">ut</w> <w id="4377917">mihi</w> <w id="4377918">videris</w>. <w id="4377920">sed</w> <w id="4377921">illud</w> <w id="4377922">primum</w>, <w id="4377924">sapientem</w> <w id="4377925">si</w> <w id="4377926">adsensurus</w> <w id="4377927">esset</w> <w id="4377928">etiam</w> <w id="4377929">opinaturum</w>, <w id="4377931">falsum</w> <w id="4377932">esse</w>
<w id="4377933">Stoici</w><ref id="n294" target="ref294" /> <w id="4377934">dicunt</w> <w id="4377935">et</w> <w id="4377936">eorum</w> <w id="4377937">adstipulator</w> <w id="4377938">Antiochus</w>;<ref id="n295" target="ref295" /> <w id="4377940">posse</w>
<w id="4377941">enim</w> <w id="4377942">eum</w> <w id="4377943">falsa</w> <w id="4377944">a</w> <w id="4377945">veris</w> <w id="4377946">et</w> <w id="4377947">quae</w> <w id="4377948">non</w> <w id="4377949">possint</w> <w id="4377950">percipi</w>
<w id="4377951">ab</w> <w id="4377952">iis</w> <w id="4377953">quae</w> <w id="4377954">possint</w> <w id="4377955">distinguere</w>.
<milestone n="68" unit="section" /><w id="4377957">Nobis</w> <w id="4377958">autem</w> <w id="4377959">primum</w>
<w id="4377960">etiam</w> <w id="4377961">si</w> <w id="4377962">quid</w> <w id="4377963">percipi</w> <w id="4377964">possit</w> <w id="4377965">tamen</w> <w id="4377966">ipsa</w> <w id="4377967">consuetudo</w>
<w id="4377968">adsentiendi</w> <w id="4377969">periculosa</w> <w id="4377970">esse</w> <w id="4377971">videtur</w> <w id="4377972">et</w> <w id="4377973">lubrica</w>. <w id="4377975">quam</w>
<w id="4377976">ob</w> <w id="4377977">rem</w> <w id="4377978">cum</w> <w id="4377979">tam</w> <w id="4377980">vitiosum</w> <w id="4377981">esse</w> <w id="4377982">constet</w> <w id="4377983">adsentiri</w> <w id="4377984">quicquam</w> <w id="4377985">aut</w> <w id="4377986">falsum</w> <w id="4377987">aut</w> <w id="4377988">incognitum</w>, <w id="4377990">sustinenda</w> <w id="4377991">est</w> <w id="4377992">potius</w>
<w id="4377993">omnis</w> <w id="4377994">adsensio</w>, <w id="4377996">ne</w> <w id="4377997">praecipitet</w> <w id="4377998">si</w> <w id="4377999">temere</w> <w id="4378000">processerit</w>.
<w id="4378002">ita</w> <w id="4378003">enim</w> <w id="4378004">finitima</w> <w id="4378005">sunt</w> <w id="4378006">falsa</w> <w id="4378007">veris</w> <w id="4378008">eaque</w> <w id="4378009">quake</w> <w id="4378010">percipi</w>
<w id="4378011">non</w> <w id="4378012">possunt</w> <<w id="4378013">iis</w> <w id="4378014">quae</w> <w id="4378015">possunt</w>><ref id="n296" target="ref296" /> (<w id="4378016">si</w> <w id="4378017">modo</w> <w id="4378018">ea</w> <w id="4378019">sunt</w>
<w id="4378020">quaedam</w>; <w id="4378022">iam</w> <w id="4378023">enim</w> <w id="4378024">videbimus</w>), <w id="4378026">ut</w> <w id="4378027">tam</w><ref id="n297" target="ref297" /> <w id="4378028">in</w> <w id="4378029">praecipitem</w>
<w id="4378030">locum</w> <w id="4378031">non</w> <w id="4378032">debeat</w> <w id="4378033">se</w> <w id="4378034">sapiens</w> <w id="4378035">committere</w>. <w id="4378037">Sin</w> <w id="4378038">autem</w>
<w id="4378039">omnino</w> <w id="4378040">nihil</w> <w id="4378041">esse</w> <w id="4378042">quod</w> <w id="4378043">percipi</w> <w id="4378044">possit</w> <w id="4378045">a</w> <w id="4378046">me</w> <w id="4378047">sumpsero</w>
<w id="4378048">et</w> <w id="4378049">quod</w> <w id="4378050">tu</w> <w id="4378051">mihi</w> <w id="4378052">das</w> <w id="4378053">accepero</w>, <w id="4378055">sapientem</w> <w id="4378056">nihil</w> <w id="4378057">opinari</w>,
<w id="4378059">effectum</w> <w id="4378060">illud</w> <w id="4378061">erit</w>, <w id="4378063">sapientem</w> <w id="4378064">adsensus</w> <w id="4378065">omnes</w> <w id="4378066">cohibiturum</w>, <w id="4378068">ut</w> <w id="4378069">videndum</w> <w id="4378070">tibi</w> <w id="4378071">sit</w> <w id="4378072">idne</w> <w id="4378073">malis</w> <w id="4378074">an</w> <w id="4378075">aliquid</w>
<w id="4378076">opinaturum</w> <w id="4378077">esse</w> <w id="4378078">sapientem</w>. '<w id="4378080">Neutrum</w>' <w id="4378081">inquies</w> '<w id="4378082">illorum</w>' [<w id="4378083">nitamur</w><ref id="n298" target="ref298" />]. <w id="4378085">Nitamur</w> <w id="4378086">igitur</w> <w id="4378087">nihil</w> <w id="4378088">posse</w> <w id="4378089">percipi</w>;
<w id="4378091">etenim</w> <w id="4378092">de</w> <w id="4378093">eo</w> <w id="4378094">omnis</w> <w id="4378095">est</w> <w id="4378096">controversia</w>.</p>
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<p><milestone n="69" unit="section" /><w id="4378098">Sed</w> <w id="4378099">prius</w> <w id="4378100">pauca</w> <w id="4378101">cum</w> <w id="4378102">Antiocho</w>, <w id="4378104">qui</w> <w id="4378105">haec</w> <w id="4378106">ipsa</w> <w id="4378107">quae</w>
<w id="4378108">a</w> <w id="4378109">me</w> <w id="4378110">defenduntur</w> <w id="4378111">et</w> <w id="4378112">didicit</w> <w id="4378113">apud</w> <w id="4378114">Philonem</w> <w id="4378115">tam</w> <w id="4378116">diu</w>
<w id="4378117">ut</w> <w id="4378118">constaret</w><ref id="n299" target="ref299" /> <w id="4378119">diutius</w> <w id="4378120">didicisse</w> <w id="4378121">neminem</w>, <w id="4378123">et</w> <w id="4378124">scripsit</w> <w id="4378125">de</w>
<w id="4378126">iis</w> <w id="4378127">rebus</w> <w id="4378128">acutissime</w>, <w id="4378130">et</w> <w id="4378131">idem</w> <w id="4378132">haec</w> <w id="4378133">non</w> <w id="4378134">acrius</w> <w id="4378135">accusavit</w>
<w id="4378136">in</w> <w id="4378137">senectute</w> <w id="4378138">quam</w> <w id="4378139">antea</w> <w id="4378140">defensitaverat</w>. <w id="4378142">quamvis</w> <w id="4378143">igitur</w> <w id="4378144">fuerit</w> <w id="4378145">acutus</w>, <w id="4378147">ut</w> <w id="4378148">fuit</w>, <w id="4378150">tamen</w> <w id="4378151">inconstantia</w><ref id="n300" target="ref300" /> <w id="4378152">levatur</w>
<w id="4378153">auctoritas</w>. <w id="4378155">quis</w> [<w id="4378156">quam</w><ref id="n301" target="ref301" />] <w id="4378157">enim</w> <w id="4378158">iste</w> <w id="4378159">dies</w> <w id="4378160">inluxerit</w> <w id="4378161">quaero</w>,

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<w id="4378163">qui</w> <w id="4378164">illi</w> <w id="4378165">ostenderit</w> <w id="4378166">eam</w> <w id="4378167">quam</w> [<w id="4378168">quam</w><ref id="n302" target="ref302" />] <w id="4378169">multos</w> <w id="4378170">annos</w>
<w id="4378171">esse</w> <w id="4378172">negitavisset</w> <w id="4378173">veri</w> <w id="4378174">et</w> <w id="4378175">falsi</w> <w id="4378176">notam</w>. <w id="4378178">excogitavit</w> <w id="4378179">aliquid</w>? <w id="4378180">eadem</w> <w id="4378181">dicit</w> <w id="4378182">quae</w> <w id="4378183">Stoici</w>. <w id="4378185">paenituit</w> <w id="4378186">illa</w> <w id="4378187">sensisse</w>? <w id="4378188">cur</w> <w id="4378189">non</w> <w id="4378190">se</w> <w id="4378191">transtulit</w> <w id="4378192">ad</w> <w id="4378193">alios</w>, <w id="4378195">et</w> <w id="4378196">maxime</w> <w id="4378197">ad</w>
<w id="4378198">Stoicos</w>? <w id="4378199">eorum</w> <w id="4378200">enim</w> <w id="4378201">erat</w> <w id="4378202">propria</w> <w id="4378203">ista</w> <w id="4378204">dissensio</w>. <w id="4378206">quid</w>
<w id="4378207">eum</w> <w id="4378208">Mnesarchi</w><ref id="n303" target="ref303" /> <w id="4378209">paenitebat</w>, <w id="4378211">quid</w> <w id="4378212">Dardani</w>; <w id="4378214">qui</w> <w id="4378215">erant</w>
<w id="4378216">Athenis</w> <w id="4378217">tum</w> <w id="4378218">principes</w> <w id="4378219">Stoicorum</w>. <w id="4378221">numquam</w> <w id="4378222">a</w> <w id="4378223">Philone</w> <w id="4378224">discessit</w>, <w id="4378226">nisi</w> <w id="4378227">postea</w> <w id="4378228">quam</w> <w id="4378229">ipse</w> <w id="4378230">coepit</w> <w id="4378231">qui</w> <w id="4378232">se</w>
<w id="4378233">audirent</w> <w id="4378234">habere</w>.
<milestone n="70" unit="section" /><w id="4378236">Unde</w> <w id="4378237">autem</w> <w id="4378238">subito</w> <w id="4378239">vetus</w> <w id="4378240">Academia</w>
<w id="4378241">revocata</w> <w id="4378242">est</w>? <w id="4378243">nominis</w> <w id="4378244">dignitatem</w> <w id="4378245">videtur</w>, <w id="4378247">cum</w> <w id="4378248">a</w> <w id="4378249">re</w>
<w id="4378250">ipsa</w> <w id="4378251">descisceret</w>, <w id="4378253">retinere</w> <w id="4378254">voluisse</w>. <w id="4378256">quod</w> <w id="4378257">erant</w> <w id="4378258">qui</w>
<w id="4378259">illum</w><ref id="n304" target="ref304" /> <w id="4378260">gloriae</w> <w id="4378261">causa</w> <w id="4378262">facere</w> <w id="4378263">dicerent</w>,<ref id="n305" target="ref305" /> <w id="4378265">sperare</w> <w id="4378266">etiam</w> <w id="4378267">fore</w>
<w id="4378268">ut</w> <w id="4378269">i</w> <w id="4378270">qui</w> <w id="4378271">se</w> <w id="4378272">sequerentur</w> <w id="4378273">Antiochii</w><ref id="n306" target="ref306" /> <w id="4378274">vocarentur</w>; <w id="4378276">mihi</w>
<w id="4378277">autem</w> <w id="4378278">magis</w> <w id="4378279">videtur</w> <w id="4378280">non</w> <w id="4378281">potuisse</w> <w id="4378282">sustinere</w> <w id="4378283">concursum</w> <w id="4378284">omnium</w> <w id="4378285">philosophorum</w>. <w id="4378287">etenim</w> <w id="4378288">de</w> <w id="4378289">ceteris</w> <w id="4378290">sunt</w>
<w id="4378291">inter</w> <w id="4378292">illos</w> <w id="4378293">non</w> <w id="4378294">nulla</w> <w id="4378295">communia</w>; <w id="4378297">haec</w> <w id="4378298">Academicorum</w>
<w id="4378299">est</w> <w id="4378300">una</w> <w id="4378301">sententia</w> <w id="4378302">quam</w> <w id="4378303">reliquorum</w> <w id="4378304">philosophorum</w>
<w id="4378305">nemo</w> <w id="4378306">probet</w>. <w id="4378308">itaque</w> <w id="4378309">cessit</w>, <w id="4378311">et</w> <w id="4378312">ut</w> <w id="4378313">ii</w> <w id="4378314">qui</w> <w id="4378315">sub</w> <w id="4378316">novis</w><ref id="n307" target="ref307" /> <w id="4378317">solem</w>
<w id="4378318">non</w> <w id="4378319">ferunt</w> <w id="4378320">item</w> <w id="4378321">ille</w> <w id="4378322">cum</w> <w id="4378323">aestuaret</w> <w id="4378324">veterum</w> <w id="4378325">ut</w> <w id="4378326">maenianorum</w> <w id="4378327">sic</w> <w id="4378328">Academicorum</w> <w id="4378329">umbram</w> <w id="4378330">secutus</w> <w id="4378331">est</w>.<ref id="n308" target="ref308" />
<milestone n="71" unit="section" /><w id="4378333">quoque</w> <w id="4378334">solebat</w> <w id="4378335">uti</w> <w id="4378336">argumento</w> <w id="4378337">turn</w> <w id="4378338">cum</w> <w id="4378339">ei</w> <w id="4378340">placebat</w> <w id="4378341">nihil</w>
<w id="4378342">posse</w> <w id="4378343">percipi</w>, <w id="4378345">cum</w> <w id="4378346">quaereret</w>, <w id="4378348">Dionysius</w> <w id="4378349">ille</w> <w id="4378350">Heracleotes</w> <w id="4378351">utrum</w> <w id="4378352">conprehendisset</w> <w id="4378353">certa</w> <w id="4378354">illa</w> <w id="4378355">nota</w> <w id="4378356">qua</w> <w id="4378357">adsentiri</w> <w id="4378358">dicitis</w> <w id="4378359">oportere</w>, <w id="4378361">illudne</w> <w id="4378362">quod</w> <w id="4378363">multos</w> <w id="4378364">annos</w> <w id="4378365">tenuisset</w> <w id="4378366">Zenonique</w> <w id="4378367">magistro</w> <w id="4378368">credidisset</w>, <w id="4378370">honestum</w> <w id="4378371">quod</w>
<w id="4378372">esset</w> <w id="4378373">id</w> <w id="4378374">bonum</w> <w id="4378375">solum</w> <w id="4378376">esse</w>, <w id="4378378">an</w> <w id="4378379">quod</w> <w id="4378380">postea</w> <w id="4378381">defensitavisset</w>, <w id="4378383">honesti</w> <w id="4378384">inane</w> <w id="4378385">nomen</w> <w id="4378386">esse</w>, <w id="4378388">voluptatem</w> <w id="4378389">esse</w>
<w id="4378390">summum</w> <w id="4378391">bonum</w> — <w id="4378392">qui</w> <w id="4378393">ex</w> <w id="4378394">illius</w> <w id="4378395">commutata</w> <w id="4378396">sententia</w>
<w id="4378397">dooere</w> <w id="4378398">vellet</w> <w id="4378399">nihil</w> <w id="4378400">ita</w> <w id="4378401">signari</w> <w id="4378402">in</w> <w id="4378403">animis</w> <w id="4378404">nostris</w> <w id="4378405">a</w> <w id="4378406">vero</w>
<w id="4378407">posse</w> <w id="4378408">quod</w> <w id="4378409">non</w> <w id="4378410">eodem</w> <w id="4378411">modo</w> <w id="4378412">possit</w> <w id="4378413">a</w><ref id="n309" target="ref309" /> <w id="4378414">falso</w>, <w id="4378416">is</w> <w id="4378417">curavit</w>
<w id="4378418">quod</w> <w id="4378419">argumentum</w> <w id="4378420">ex</w> <w id="4378421">Dionysio</w> <w id="4378422">ipse</w> <w id="4378423">sumpsisset</w> <w id="4378424">ex</w> <w id="4378425">eo</w>

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<w id="4378426">ceteri</w> <w id="4378427">sumerent</w>. <w id="4378429">Sed</w><ref id="n310" target="ref310" /> <w id="4378430">cum</w> <w id="4378431">hoc</w> <w id="4378432">alio</w> <w id="4378433">loco</w> <w id="4378434">plura</w>; <w id="4378436">nunc</w>
<w id="4378437">ad</w> <w id="4378438">ea</w> <w id="4378439">quae</w> <w id="4378440">a</w> <w id="4378441">te</w> <w id="4378442">Luculle</w> <w id="4378443">dicta</w> <w id="4378444">sunt</w>.</p>
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<p><milestone n="72" unit="section" /><w id="4378446">Et</w><ref id="n311" target="ref311" /> <w id="4378447">primum</w> <w id="4378448">quod</w> <w id="4378449">initio</w> <w id="4378450">dixisti</w> <w id="4378451">videamus</w> <w id="4378452">quale</w> <w id="4378453">sit</w>,
<w id="4378455">similiter</w> <w id="4378456">a</w> <w id="4378457">nobis</w> <w id="4378458">de</w> <w id="4378459">antiquis</w> <w id="4378460">philosophis</w> <w id="4378461">commemorari</w>
<w id="4378462">atque</w> <w id="4378463">seditiosi</w> <w id="4378464">solerent</w> <w id="4378465">claros</w> <w id="4378466">viros</w> <w id="4378467">sed</w> <w id="4378468">tamen</w> <w id="4378469">populares</w> <w id="4378470">aliquos</w> <w id="4378471">nominare</w>. <w id="4378473">illi</w> <w id="4378474">cum</w> <w id="4378475">res</w> <<w id="4378476">non</w>> <w id="4378477">bonas</w><ref id="n312" target="ref312" />
<w id="4378478">tractent</w> <w id="4378479">similes</w> <w id="4378480">bonorum</w> <w id="4378481">videri</w> <w id="4378482">volunt</w>; <w id="4378484">nos</w> <w id="4378485">autem</w> <w id="4378486">ea</w>
<w id="4378487">dicimus</w> <w id="4378488">nobis</w> <w id="4378489">videri</w> <w id="4378490">quae</w> <w id="4378491">vosmet</w> <w id="4378492">ipsi</w><ref id="n313" target="ref313" /> <w id="4378493">nobilissimis</w>
<w id="4378494">philosophis</w> <w id="4378495">placuisse</w> <w id="4378496">conceditis</w>. <w id="4378498">Anaxagoras</w><ref id="n314" target="ref314" /><ref id="n315" target="ref315" /> <w id="4378499">nivem</w>
<w id="4378500">nigram</w> <w id="4378501">dixit</w> <w id="4378502">esse</w>. <w id="4378504">ferres</w> <w id="4378505">me</w> <w id="4378506">si</w> <w id="4378507">ego</w> <w id="4378508">idem</w> <w id="4378509">dicerem</w>?
<w id="4378510">tu</w> <w id="4378511">ne</w> <w id="4378512">si</w> <w id="4378513">dubitarem</w> <w id="4378514">quidem</w>. <w id="4378516">at</w> <w id="4378517">quis</w> <w id="4378518">est</w>? <w id="4378519">num</w><ref id="n316" target="ref316" /> <w id="4378520">hic</w> <w id="4378521">sophistes</w> (<w id="4378522">sic</w> <w id="4378523">enim</w> <w id="4378524">appellabantur</w> <w id="4378525">ii</w> <w id="4378526">qui</w> <w id="4378527">ostentationis</w>
<w id="4378528">aut</w> <w id="4378529">quaestus</w> <w id="4378530">causa</w> <w id="4378531">philosophantur</w><ref id="n317" target="ref317" />)? <w id="4378532">maxima</w> <w id="4378533">fuit</w> <w id="4378534">et</w>
<w id="4378535">gravitatis</w> <w id="4378536">et</w> <w id="4378537">ingeni</w> <w id="4378538">gloria</w>.
<milestone n="73" unit="section" /><w id="4378540">Quid</w> <w id="4378541">loquar</w> <w id="4378542">de</w> <w id="4378543">Democrito</w>? <w id="4378544">quem</w> <w id="4378545">cum</w> <w id="4378546">eo</w> <w id="4378547">conferre</w> <w id="4378548">possumus</w> <w id="4378549">non</w> <w id="4378550">modo</w>
<w id="4378551">ingenii</w> <w id="4378552">magnitudine</w> <w id="4378553">sed</w> <w id="4378554">etiam</w> <w id="4378555">animi</w>, <w id="4378557">qui</w> <w id="4378558">ita</w> <w id="4378559">sit</w> <w id="4378560">ausus</w>
<w id="4378561">ordiri</w> '<w id="4378562">haec</w> <w id="4378563">loquor</w> <w id="4378564">de</w> <w id="4378565">universis</w>':<ref id="n318" target="ref318" /> <w id="4378566">nihil</w> <w id="4378567">excipit</w> <w id="4378568">de</w> <w id="4378569">quo</w>
<w id="4378570">non</w> <w id="4378571">profiteatur</w>, <w id="4378573">quid</w> <w id="4378574">enim</w> <w id="4378575">esse</w> <w id="4378576">potest</w> <w id="4378577">extra</w> <w id="4378578">universa</w>;
<w id="4378580">quis</w> <w id="4378581">hunc</w> <w id="4378582">philosophum</w> <w id="4378583">non</w> <w id="4378584">anteponit</w> <w id="4378585">Cleanthi</w> <w id="4378586">Chrysippo</w> <w id="4378587">reliquis</w> <w id="4378588">inferioris</w> <w id="4378589">aetatis</w>, <w id="4378591">qui</w> <w id="4378592">mihi</w> <w id="4378593">cum</w> <w id="4378594">illo</w> <w id="4378595">collati</w> <w id="4378596">quintae</w> <w id="4378597">classis</w> <w id="4378598">videntur</w>. <w id="4378600">atque</w> <w id="4378601">is</w> <w id="4378602">non</w> <w id="4378603">hoc</w> <w id="4378604">dicit</w>
<w id="4378605">quod</w> <w id="4378606">nos</w>, <w id="4378608">qui</w> <w id="4378609">veri</w> <w id="4378610">esse</w> <w id="4378611">aliquid</w> <w id="4378612">non</w> <w id="4378613">negamus</w>, <w id="4378615">percipi</w>
<w id="4378616">posse</w> <w id="4378617">negamus</w>; <w id="4378619">ille</w> <w id="4378620">esse</w> <w id="4378621">verum</w> <w id="4378622">plane</w> <w id="4378623">negat</w> [<w id="4378624">esse</w>];
<w id="4378626">sensus</w> <w id="4378627">quidem</w><ref id="n319" target="ref319" /> <w id="4378628">non</w> <w id="4378629">obscuros</w> <w id="4378630">dicit</w> <w id="4378631">sed</w><ref id="n320" target="ref320" /> <w id="4378632">tenebricosos</w> (<w id="4378633">sic</w>
<w id="4378634">enim</w> <w id="4378635">appellat</w> <w id="4378636">eos</w>).<ref id="n321" target="ref321" /> <w id="4378638">Is</w> <w id="4378639">qui</w> <w id="4378640">hunc</w> <w id="4378641">maxime</w> <w id="4378642">est</w> <w id="4378643">admiratus</w>,
<w id="4378645">Chius</w> <w id="4378646">Metrodorus</w> <w id="4378647">initio</w> <w id="4378648">libri</w> <w id="4378649">qui</w> <w id="4378650">est</w> <w id="4378651">de</w> <w id="4378652">natura</w> '<w id="4378653">nego</w>'
<w id="4378654">inquit</w> '<w id="4378655">scire</w> <w id="4378656">nos</w> <w id="4378657">sciamusne</w> <w id="4378658">aliquid</w> <w id="4378659">an</w> <w id="4378660">nihil</w> <w id="4378661">sciamus</w>,
<w id="4378663">ne</w> <w id="4378664">id</w> <w id="4378665">ipsum</w> <w id="4378666">quidem</w> <w id="4378667">nescire</w> <w id="4378668">aut</w> <w id="4378669">scire</w><ref id="n322" target="ref322" /> <w id="4378670">nos</w>, <w id="4378672">nec</w> <w id="4378673">omnino</w>
<w id="4378674">sitne</w> <w id="4378675">aliquid</w> <w id="4378676">an</w> <w id="4378677">nihil</w> <w id="4378678">sit</w>'.<ref id="n323" target="ref323" />
<milestone n="74" unit="section" /><w id="4378680">Furere</w> <w id="4378681">tibi</w> <w id="4378682">Empedocles</w> <w id="4378683">videtur</w>: <w id="4378684">at</w> <w id="4378685">mihi</w> <w id="4378686">dignissimum</w> <w id="4378687">rebus</w> <w id="4378688">is</w> <w id="4378689">de</w> <w id="4378690">quibus</w> <w id="4378691">loquitur</w>

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<w id="4378692">sonum</w> <w id="4378693">fundere</w>. <w id="4378695">num</w> <w id="4378696">ergo</w> <w id="4378697">is</w> <w id="4378698">excaecat</w> <w id="4378699">nos</w> <w id="4378700">aut</w> <w id="4378701">orbat</w>
<w id="4378702">sensibus</w>, <w id="4378704">si</w> <w id="4378705">parum</w> <w id="4378706">magnam</w> <w id="4378707">vim</w> <w id="4378708">censet</w> <w id="4378709">in</w> <w id="4378710">is</w> <w id="4378711">esse</w> <w id="4378712">ad</w>
<w id="4378713">ea</w> <w id="4378714">quae</w> <w id="4378715">sub</w> <w id="4378716">eos</w> <w id="4378717">subiecta</w> <w id="4378718">sunt</w> <w id="4378719">iudicanda</w>? <w id="4378720">Parmenides</w>
<w id="4378721">Xenophanes</w> <w id="4378722">minus</w> <w id="4378723">bonis</w> <w id="4378724">quamquam</w> <w id="4378725">versibus</w> <w id="4378726">sed</w>
<w id="4378727">tamen</w> <w id="4378728">illi</w> <w id="4378729">versibus</w> <w id="4378730">increpant</w> <w id="4378731">eorum</w> <w id="4378732">adrogantiam</w> <w id="4378733">quasi</w>
<w id="4378734">irati</w>, <w id="4378736">qui</w> <w id="4378737">cum</w> <w id="4378738">sciri</w> <w id="4378739">nihil</w> <w id="4378740">possit</w> <w id="4378741">audeant</w> <w id="4378742">se</w> <w id="4378743">scire</w> <w id="4378744">dicere</w>.<ref id="n324" target="ref324" /> <w id="4378746">Et</w> <w id="4378747">ab</w> <w id="4378748">iis</w> <w id="4378749">aiebat</w><ref id="n325" target="ref325" /> <w id="4378750">removendum</w> <w id="4378751">Socratem</w> <w id="4378752">et</w> <w id="4378753">Platonem</w> <w id="4378754">cur</w>, <w id="4378756">an</w> <w id="4378757">de</w> <w id="4378758">ullis</w> <w id="4378759">certius</w> <w id="4378760">possum</w> <w id="4378761">dicere</w>? <w id="4378762">vixisse</w>
<w id="4378763">cum</w> <w id="4378764">iis</w> <w id="4378765">equidem</w> <w id="4378766">videor</w>, <w id="4378768">ita</w> <w id="4378769">multi</w> <w id="4378770">sermones</w> <w id="4378771">perscripti</w>
<w id="4378772">sunt</w> <w id="4378773">e</w> <w id="4378774">quibus</w> <w id="4378775">dubitari</w> <w id="4378776">non</w> <w id="4378777">possit</w> <w id="4378778">quin</w> <w id="4378779">Socrati</w> <w id="4378780">nihil</w>
<w id="4378781">sit</w> <w id="4378782">visum</w> <w id="4378783">sciri</w> <w id="4378784">posse</w>; <w id="4378786">excepit</w> <w id="4378787">unum</w> <w id="4378788">tantum</w>, <w id="4378790">scire</w> <w id="4378791">se</w>
<w id="4378792">nihil</w> <w id="4378793">se</w> <w id="4378794">scire</w>, <w id="4378796">nihil</w> <w id="4378797">amplius</w>. <w id="4378799">quid</w> <w id="4378800">dicam</w> <w id="4378801">de</w> <w id="4378802">Platone</w>,
<w id="4378804">qui</w> <w id="4378805">certe</w> <w id="4378806">tam</w> <w id="4378807">multis</w> <w id="4378808">libris</w> <w id="4378809">haec</w> <w id="4378810">persecutus</w> <w id="4378811">non</w> <w id="4378812">esset</w>
<w id="4378813">nisi</w> <w id="4378814">probavisset</w>; <w id="4378816">ironeam</w><ref id="n326" target="ref326" /> <w id="4378817">enim</w> <w id="4378818">alterius</w>, <w id="4378820">perpetuam</w>
<w id="4378821">praesertim</w>, <w id="4378823">nulla</w> <w id="4378824">fuit</w> <w id="4378825">ratio</w> <w id="4378826">persequi</w>.
	<milestone unit="chapter" n="24" />
<milestone n="75" unit="section" /><w id="4378828">Videorne</w> <w id="4378829">tibi</w>
<w id="4378830">non</w> <w id="4378831">ut</w> <w id="4378832">Saturninus</w> <w id="4378833">nominare</w> <w id="4378834">modo</w> <w id="4378835">inlustres</w> <w id="4378836">homines</w>,
<w id="4378838">sed</w> <w id="4378839">etiam</w> <w id="4378840">imitari</w> <w id="4378841">numquam</w> <w id="4378842">nisi</w> <w id="4378843">clarum</w> <w id="4378844">nisi</w> <w id="4378845">nobilem</w>?
<w id="4378846">atqui</w> <w id="4378847">habebam</w> <w id="4378848">molestos</w> <w id="4378849">vobis</w> <w id="4378850">sed</w> <w id="4378851">minutos</w>, <w id="4378853">Stilbonem</w><ref id="n327" target="ref327" />
<w id="4378854">Diodorum</w> <w id="4378855">Alexinum</w>, <w id="4378857">quorum</w> <w id="4378858">sunt</w> <w id="4378859">contorta</w> <w id="4378860">et</w> <w id="4378861">aculeata</w>
<w id="4378862">quaedam</w> <w id="4378863">sophismata</w> (<w id="4378864">sic</w> <w id="4378865">enim</w> <w id="4378866">appellantur</w> <w id="4378867">fallaces</w>
<w id="4378868">conclusiunculae</w><ref id="n328" target="ref328" />). <w id="4378870">Sed</w> <w id="4378871">quid</w> <w id="4378872">eos</w> <w id="4378873">colligam</w>, <w id="4378875">cum</w> <w id="4378876">habeam</w>
<w id="4378877">Chrysippum</w>, <w id="4378879">qui</w> <w id="4378880">fulcire</w> <w id="4378881">putatur</w> <w id="4378882">porticum</w> <w id="4378883">Stoicorum</w>:<ref id="n329" target="ref329" />
<w id="4378884">quam</w> <w id="4378885">multa</w> <w id="4378886">ille</w> <w id="4378887">contra</w> <w id="4378888">sensus</w>, <w id="4378890">quam</w> <w id="4378891">multa</w> <w id="4378892">contra</w>
<w id="4378893">omnia</w> <w id="4378894">quae</w> <w id="4378895">in</w> <w id="4378896">consuetudine</w> <w id="4378897">probantur</w>. '<w id="4378899">At</w><ref id="n330" target="ref330" /> <w id="4378900">dissolvit</w>
<w id="4378901">idem</w>.' <w id="4378903">Mihi</w> <w id="4378904">quidem</w> <w id="4378905">non</w> <w id="4378906">videtur</w>, <w id="4378908">sed</w> <w id="4378909">dissolverit</w> <w id="4378910">sane</w>:
<w id="4378911">certe</w> <w id="4378912">tam</w> <w id="4378913">multa</w> <w id="4378914">non</w> <w id="4378915">collegisset</w><ref id="n331" target="ref331" /> <w id="4378916">quae</w> <w id="4378917">nos</w> <w id="4378918">fallerent</w>
<w id="4378919">probabilitate</w> <w id="4378920">magna</w>, <w id="4378922">nisi</w><ref id="n332" target="ref332" /> <w id="4378923">videret</w> <w id="4378924">is</w> <w id="4378925">resisti</w> <w id="4378926">non</w> <w id="4378927">facile</w>
<w id="4378928">posse</w>.
<milestone n="76" unit="section" /><w id="4378930">Quid</w> <w id="4378931">Cyrenaei</w><ref id="n333" target="ref333" /> <w id="4378932">videntur</w>, <w id="4378934">minime</w> <w id="4378935">contempti</w>

<pb id="p.64" />

<w id="4378936">philosophi</w>, <w id="4378938">qui</w> <w id="4378939">negant</w> <w id="4378940">esse</w> <w id="4378941">quicquam</w> <w id="4378942">quod</w> <w id="4378943">percipi</w>
<w id="4378944">possit</w> <w id="4378945">extrinsecus</w>, <w id="4378947">ea</w> <w id="4378948">se</w> <w id="4378949">sola</w> <w id="4378950">percipere</w> <w id="4378951">quae</w> <w id="4378952">tactu</w>
<w id="4378953">intumo</w> <w id="4378954">sentiant</w>, <w id="4378956">ut</w> <w id="4378957">dolorem</w> <w id="4378958">ut</w> <w id="4378959">voluptatem</w>; <w id="4378961">neque</w> <w id="4378962">se</w>
<w id="4378963">quo</w> <w id="4378964">quid</w> <w id="4378965">colore</w><ref id="n334" target="ref334" /> <w id="4378966">aut</w> <w id="4378967">quo</w> <w id="4378968">sono</w><ref id="n335" target="ref335" /> <w id="4378969">sit</w> <w id="4378970">scire</w>, <w id="4378972">sed</w> <w id="4378973">tantum</w><ref id="n336" target="ref336" />
<w id="4378974">sentire</w> <w id="4378975">adfici</w><ref id="n337" target="ref337" /> <w id="4378976">se</w> <w id="4378977">quodam</w> <w id="4378978">modo</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4378980">Satis</w><ref id="n338" target="ref338" /> <w id="4378981">multa</w> <w id="4378982">de</w> <w id="4378983">auctoribus</w>. <w id="4378985">quamquam</w> <w id="4378986">ex</w> <w id="4378987">me</w> <w id="4378988">quaesieras</w>, <w id="4378990">nonne</w> <w id="4378991">putarem</w> <w id="4378992">post</w> <w id="4378993">illos</w> <w id="4378994">veteres</w> <w id="4378995">tot</w> <w id="4378996">saeculis</w>
<w id="4378997">inveniri</w> <w id="4378998">verum</w> <w id="4378999">potuisse</w> <w id="4379000">tot</w> <w id="4379001">ingeniis</w> <w id="4379002">tantisque</w> <w id="4379003">studiis</w>
<w id="4379004">quaerentibus</w>. <w id="4379006">quid</w><ref id="n339" target="ref339" /> <w id="4379007">inventum</w> <w id="4379008">sit</w> <w id="4379009">paulo</w> <w id="4379010">post</w> <w id="4379011">videro</w>,
<w id="4379013">te</w> <w id="4379014">ipso</w> <w id="4379015">quidem</w> <w id="4379016">iudice</w>. <w id="4379018">Arcesilan</w><ref id="n340" target="ref340" /> <w id="4379019">vero</w> <w id="4379020">non</w> <w id="4379021">obtrectandi</w>
<w id="4379022">causa</w> <w id="4379023">cum</w> <w id="4379024">Zenone</w> <w id="4379025">pugnavisse</w> <w id="4379026">sed</w> <w id="4379027">verum</w> <w id="4379028">invenire</w>
<w id="4379029">voluisse</w> <w id="4379030">sic</w> <w id="4379031">intellegitur</w>.
<milestone n="77" unit="section" /><w id="4379033">nemo</w> <w id="4379034">umquam</w><ref id="n341" target="ref341" /> <w id="4379035">superiorum</w>
<w id="4379036">non</w> <w id="4379037">modo</w> <w id="4379038">expresserat</w> <w id="4379039">sed</w> <w id="4379040">ne</w> <w id="4379041">dixerat</w> <w id="4379042">quidem</w> <w id="4379043">posse</w>
<w id="4379044">hominem</w> <w id="4379045">nihil</w> <w id="4379046">opinari</w>, <w id="4379048">nec</w> <w id="4379049">solum</w> <w id="4379050">posse</w> <w id="4379051">sed</w> <w id="4379052">ita</w> <w id="4379053">necesse</w> <w id="4379054">esse</w> <w id="4379055">sapienti</w>. <w id="4379057">visa</w> <w id="4379058">est</w> <w id="4379059">Arcesilae</w> <w id="4379060">cum</w> <w id="4379061">vera</w> <w id="4379062">sententia</w> <w id="4379063">tum</w> <w id="4379064">honesta</w> <w id="4379065">et</w> <w id="4379066">digna</w> <w id="4379067">sapienti</w>; <w id="4379069">quaesivit</w> <w id="4379070">de</w>
<w id="4379071">Zenone</w> <w id="4379072">fortasse</w> <w id="4379073">quid</w> <w id="4379074">futurum</w> <w id="4379075">esset</w> <w id="4379076">si</w> <w id="4379077">nec</w> <w id="4379078">percipere</w>
<w id="4379079">quicquam</w> <w id="4379080">posset</w><ref id="n342" target="ref342" /> <w id="4379081">sapiens</w> <w id="4379082">nec</w> <w id="4379083">opinari</w> <w id="4379084">sapientis</w> <w id="4379085">esset</w>.
<w id="4379087">ille</w> <w id="4379088">credo</w> <w id="4379089">nihil</w> <w id="4379090">opinaturum</w>,<ref id="n343" target="ref343" /> <w id="4379092">quoniam</w> <w id="4379093">esset</w> <w id="4379094">quod</w> <w id="4379095">percipi</w> <w id="4379096">posset</w>. <w id="4379098">quid</w> <w id="4379099">ergo</w> <w id="4379100">id</w> <w id="4379101">esset</w>. '<w id="4379103">visum</w>' <w id="4379104">credo</w>. '<w id="4379106">quale</w>
<w id="4379107">igitur</w> <w id="4379108">visum</w>?'<ref id="n344" target="ref344" /> <w id="4379109">turn</w> <w id="4379110">ilum</w> <w id="4379111">ita</w> <w id="4379112">definisse</w>: <w id="4379113">ex</w> <w id="4379114">eo</w> <w id="4379115">quod</w>
<w id="4379116">esset</w> <w id="4379117">sicut</w> <w id="4379118">esset</w> <w id="4379119">inpressum</w> <w id="4379120">et</w> <w id="4379121">signatum</w> <w id="4379122">et</w> <w id="4379123">effictum</w>.<ref id="n345" target="ref345" />
<w id="4379125">post</w> <w id="4379126">requisitum</w> <w id="4379127">etiamne</w> <w id="4379128">si</w><ref id="n346" target="ref346" /> <w id="4379129">eius</w> <w id="4379130">modi</w> <w id="4379131">esset</w> <w id="4379132">visum</w>
<w id="4379133">verum</w> <w id="4379134">quale</w> <w id="4379135">vel</w> <w id="4379136">falsum</w>. <w id="4379138">hic</w> <w id="4379139">Zenonem</w> <w id="4379140">vidisse</w> <w id="4379141">acute</w>
<w id="4379142">nullum</w> <w id="4379143">esse</w> <w id="4379144">visum</w> <w id="4379145">quod</w> <w id="4379146">percipi</w> <w id="4379147">posset</w>, <w id="4379149">si</w> <w id="4379150">id</w> <w id="4379151">tale</w>
<w id="4379152">esset</w> <w id="4379153">ab</w> <w id="4379154">eo</w> <w id="4379155">quod</w> <w id="4379156">est</w> <w id="4379157">cuius</w><ref id="n347" target="ref347" /> <w id="4379158">modi</w> <w id="4379159">ab</w> <w id="4379160">eo</w><ref id="n348" target="ref348" /> <w id="4379161">quod</w> <w id="4379162">non</w>
<w id="4379163">est</w><ref id="n349" target="ref349" /> <w id="4379164">posset</w> <w id="4379165">esse</w>. <w id="4379167">recte</w> <w id="4379168">consensit</w> <w id="4379169">Arcesilas</w> <w id="4379170">ad</w> <w id="4379171">definitionem</w> <w id="4379172">additum</w>, <w id="4379174">neque</w> <w id="4379175">enim</w> <w id="4379176">falsum</w> <w id="4379177">percipi</w> <w id="4379178">posse</w>
<w id="4379179">neque</w> <w id="4379180">verum</w> <w id="4379181">si</w> <w id="4379182">esset</w> <w id="4379183">tale</w> <w id="4379184">quale</w> <w id="4379185">vel</w> <w id="4379186">falsum</w>; <w id="4379188">incubuit</w> <w id="4379189">autem</w> <w id="4379190">in</w> <w id="4379191">eas</w> <w id="4379192">disputationes</w> <w id="4379193">ut</w> <w id="4379194">doceret</w> <w id="4379195">nullum</w>

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<w id="4379196">tale</w> <w id="4379197">esse</w> <w id="4379198">visum</w> <w id="4379199">a</w> <w id="4379200">vero</w> <w id="4379201">ut</w> <w id="4379202">non</w> <w id="4379203">eiusdem</w> <w id="4379204">modi</w> <w id="4379205">etiam</w>
<w id="4379206">a</w> <w id="4379207">falso</w> <w id="4379208">possit</w><ref id="n350" target="ref350" /> <w id="4379209">esse</w>.
<milestone n="78" unit="section" /><w id="4379211">Haec</w> <w id="4379212">est</w> <w id="4379213">una</w> <w id="4379214">contentio</w> <w id="4379215">quae</w> <w id="4379216">adhuc</w>
<w id="4379217">permanserit</w>. <w id="4379219">nam</w><ref id="n351" target="ref351" /> <w id="4379220">illud</w>, <w id="4379222">nulli</w> <w id="4379223">rei</w> <w id="4379224">adsensurum</w> <w id="4379225">esse</w> <w id="4379226">sapientem</w>, <w id="4379228">nihil</w> <w id="4379229">ad</w> <w id="4379230">hanc</w> <w id="4379231">controversiam</w> <w id="4379232">pertinebat</w>. <w id="4379234">licebat</w> <w id="4379235">enim</w> '<w id="4379236">nihil</w> <w id="4379237">percipere</w> <w id="4379238">et</w> <w id="4379239">tamen</w> <w id="4379240">opinari</w>'; <w id="4379242">quod</w> <w id="4379243">a</w>
<w id="4379244">Carneade</w> <w id="4379245">dicitur</w> <w id="4379246">probatum</w>: <w id="4379247">equidem</w> <w id="4379248">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4379249">plus</w>
<w id="4379250">quam</w> <w id="4379251">Philoni</w> <w id="4379252">aut</w> <w id="4379253">Metrodoro</w> <w id="4379254">credens</w> <w id="4379255">hoc</w> <w id="4379256">magis</w> <w id="4379257">ab</w>
<w id="4379258">eo</w> <w id="4379259">disputatum</w> <w id="4379260">quam</w> <w id="4379261">probatum</w> <w id="4379262">puto</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4379264">Sed</w> <w id="4379265">id</w> <w id="4379266">omittamus</w>. <w id="4379268">illud</w> <w id="4379269">certe</w> <w id="4379270">opinatione</w> <w id="4379271">et</w> <w id="4379272">perceptione</w> <w id="4379273">sublata</w> <w id="4379274">sequitur</w>, <w id="4379276">omnium</w> <w id="4379277">adsensionum</w> <w id="4379278">retentio</w>, <w id="4379280">ut</w><ref id="n352" target="ref352" /> <w id="4379281">si</w> <w id="4379282">ostendero</w> <w id="4379283">nihil</w> <w id="4379284">posse</w> <w id="4379285">percipi</w> <w id="4379286">tu</w> <w id="4379287">concedas</w>
<w id="4379288">numquam</w> <w id="4379289">adsensurum</w> <w id="4379290">esse</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="25" />
<p><milestone n="79" unit="section" /><w id="4379292">Quid</w> <w id="4379293">ergo</w> <w id="4379294">est</w> <w id="4379295">quod</w> <w id="4379296">percipi</w> <w id="4379297">possit</w>, <w id="4379299">si</w> <w id="4379300">ne</w> <w id="4379301">sensus</w>
<w id="4379302">quidem</w> <w id="4379303">vera</w> <w id="4379304">nuntiant</w>? <w id="4379305">quos</w> <w id="4379306">tu</w> <w id="4379307">Luculle</w> <w id="4379308">communi</w> <w id="4379309">loco</w>
<w id="4379310">defendis</w>.<ref id="n353" target="ref353" /> <w id="4379312">quod</w> <w id="4379313">ne</w> <w id="4379314">id</w><ref id="n354" target="ref354" /> <w id="4379315">facere</w> <w id="4379316">posses</w>, <w id="4379318">idcirco</w> <w id="4379319">heri</w> <w id="4379320">non</w>
<w id="4379321">necessario</w> <w id="4379322">loco</w> <w id="4379323">contra</w> <w id="4379324">sensus</w> <w id="4379325">tam</w> <w id="4379326">multa</w> <w id="4379327">dixeram</w>; <w id="4379329">tu</w>
<w id="4379330">autem</w> <w id="4379331">te</w> <w id="4379332">negas</w> <w id="4379333">infracto</w> <w id="4379334">remo</w> <w id="4379335">neque</w> <w id="4379336">columbae</w> <w id="4379337">collo</w>
<w id="4379338">commoveri</w>. <w id="4379340">primum</w> <w id="4379341">cur</w>? <w id="4379342">nam</w> <w id="4379343">et</w> <w id="4379344">in</w> <w id="4379345">remo</w> <w id="4379346">sentio</w> <w id="4379347">non</w>
<w id="4379348">esse</w> <w id="4379349">id</w> <w id="4379350">quod</w> <w id="4379351">videatur</w>, <w id="4379353">et</w> <w id="4379354">in</w> <w id="4379355">columba</w> <w id="4379356">pluris</w> <w id="4379357">videri</w>
<w id="4379358">colores</w> <w id="4379359">nec</w> <w id="4379360">esse</w> <w id="4379361">plus</w> <w id="4379362">uno</w>. <w id="4379364">deinde</w> <w id="4379365">nihilne</w> <w id="4379366">praeterea</w>
<w id="4379367">diximus</w>? '<w id="4379368">Maneant</w> <w id="4379369">illa</w> <w id="4379370">omnia</w>; †<w id="4379372">lacerat</w><ref id="n355" target="ref355" /> <w id="4379373">ista</w> <w id="4379374">causa</w>;
<w id="4379376">veracis</w><ref id="n356" target="ref356" /> <w id="4379377">suos</w> <w id="4379378">esse</w> <w id="4379379">sensus</w> <w id="4379380">dicit</w> <<w id="4379381">Epicurus</w>>'. <w id="4379383">Igitur</w>
<w id="4379384">semper</w> <w id="4379385">auctorem</w> <w id="4379386">habes</w>, <w id="4379388">et</w><ref id="n357" target="ref357" /> <w id="4379389">eum</w> <w id="4379390">qui</w> <w id="4379391">magno</w> <w id="4379392">suo</w> <w id="4379393">periculo</w> <w id="4379394">causam</w> <w id="4379395">agat</w>; <w id="4379397">eo</w> <w id="4379398">enim</w> <w id="4379399">rem</w> <w id="4379400">demittit</w><ref id="n358" target="ref358" /> <w id="4379401">Epicurus</w>, <w id="4379403">si</w>
<w id="4379404">unus</w> <w id="4379405">sensus</w> <w id="4379406">semel</w> <w id="4379407">in</w> <w id="4379408">vita</w> <w id="4379409">mentitus</w> <w id="4379410">sit</w>, <w id="4379412">nulli</w> <w id="4379413">umquam</w>
<w id="4379414">esse</w> <w id="4379415">credendum</w>.
<milestone n="80" unit="section" /><w id="4379417">hoc</w> <w id="4379418">est</w> <w id="4379419">verum</w> <w id="4379420">esse</w>, <w id="4379422">confidere</w> <w id="4379423">suis</w>
<w id="4379424">testibus</w> <w id="4379425">et</w> †<w id="4379426">inportata</w><ref id="n359" target="ref359" /> <w id="4379427">insistere</w>; <w id="4379429">itaque</w> <w id="4379430">Timagoras</w>
<w id="4379431">Epicureus</w> <w id="4379432">negat</w> <w id="4379433">sibi</w> <w id="4379434">umquam</w> <w id="4379435">cum</w> <w id="4379436">oculum</w> <w id="4379437">torsisset</w>
<w id="4379438">duas</w> <w id="4379439">ex</w> <w id="4379440">lucerna</w> <w id="4379441">flammulas</w> <w id="4379442">esse</w> <w id="4379443">visas</w>; <w id="4379445">opinionis</w> <w id="4379446">enim</w>
<w id="4379447">esse</w> <w id="4379448">mendacium</w> <w id="4379449">non</w> <w id="4379450">oculorum</w>: <w id="4379451">quasi</w> <w id="4379452">quaeratur</w> <w id="4379453">quid</w>

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<w id="4379454">sit</w>, <w id="4379456">non</w> <w id="4379457">quid</w> <w id="4379458">videatur</w>. <w id="4379460">Sic</w><ref id="n360" target="ref360" /> <w id="4379461">hic</w> <w id="4379462">quidem</w>, <w id="4379464">maiorum</w> <w id="4379465">similis</w>; <w id="4379467">tu</w> <w id="4379468">vero</w>, <w id="4379470">qui</w> <w id="4379471">visa</w> <w id="4379472">sensibus</w> <w id="4379473">alia</w> <w id="4379474">vera</w> <w id="4379475">dicas</w> <w id="4379476">esse</w>
<w id="4379477">alia</w> <w id="4379478">falsa</w>, <w id="4379480">qui</w> <w id="4379481">ea</w> <w id="4379482">distinguis</w>?<ref id="n361" target="ref361" /> <w id="4379483">Et</w> <w id="4379484">desine</w> <w id="4379485">quaeso</w> <w id="4379486">communibus</w> <w id="4379487">locis</w>; <w id="4379489">domi</w> <w id="4379490">nobis</w> <w id="4379491">ista</w> <w id="4379492">nascuntur</w>.<ref id="n362" target="ref362" /> '<w id="4379494">Si</w>'<ref id="n363" target="ref363" /> <w id="4379495">inquis</w>
'<w id="4379496">deus</w> <w id="4379497">te</w> <w id="4379498">interroget</w> <quote><w id="4379499">sanis</w> <w id="4379500">modo</w> <w id="4379501">et</w> <w id="4379502">integris</w> <w id="4379503">sensibus</w>
<w id="4379504">num</w> <w id="4379505">amplius</w> <w id="4379506">quid</w> <w id="4379507">desideras</w></quote>,<ref id="n364" target="ref364" /> <w id="4379509">quid</w> <w id="4379510">respondeas</w>?' <w id="4379511">Utinam</w> <w id="4379512">quidem</w> <w id="4379513">roget</w>: <w id="4379514">audies</w> <w id="4379515">quam</w> <w id="4379516">nobiscum</w> <w id="4379517">male</w> †<w id="4379518">agerent</w>.<ref id="n365" target="ref365" /> <w id="4379520">ut</w> <w id="4379521">enim</w> <w id="4379522">vera</w> <w id="4379523">videamus</w>, <w id="4379525">quam</w> <w id="4379526">longe</w> <w id="4379527">videmus</w>?<ref id="n366" target="ref366" />
<w id="4379528">ego</w> <w id="4379529">Catuli</w> <w id="4379530">Cumanum</w> <w id="4379531">ex</w> <w id="4379532">hoc</w> <w id="4379533">loco</w> <w id="4379534">cerno</w>; <w id="4379536">regionem</w>
<w id="4379537">video</w> <<w id="4379538">Pompeiani</w>, <w id="4379540">ipsum</w>><ref id="n367" target="ref367" /> <w id="4379541">Pompeianum</w> <w id="4379542">non</w> <w id="4379543">cerno</w>,
<w id="4379545">neque</w> <w id="4379546">quicquam</w> <w id="4379547">interiectum</w> <w id="4379548">est</w> <w id="4379549">quod</w> <w id="4379550">obstet</w>, <w id="4379552">sed</w> <w id="4379553">intendi</w> <w id="4379554">acies</w> <w id="4379555">longius</w> <w id="4379556">non</w> <w id="4379557">potest</w>. <w id="4379559">o</w> <w id="4379560">praeclarum</w> <w id="4379561">prospectum</w>: <w id="4379562">Puteolos</w> <w id="4379563">videmus</w>; <w id="4379565">at</w> <w id="4379566">familiarem</w> <w id="4379567">nostrum</w> <w id="4379568">P</w>.<ref id="n368" target="ref368" /> <w id="4379570">Avianium</w><ref id="n369" target="ref369" /> <w id="4379571">fortasse</w> <w id="4379572">in</w> <w id="4379573">porticu</w> <w id="4379574">Neptuni</w> <w id="4379575">ambulantem</w> <w id="4379576">non</w>
<w id="4379577">videmus</w>.
<milestone n="81" unit="section" />'<w id="4379579">At</w> <w id="4379580">ille</w> <w id="4379581">nescio</w> <w id="4379582">qui</w>, <w id="4379584">qui</w> <w id="4379585">in</w> <w id="4379586">scholis</w> <w id="4379587">nominari</w>
<w id="4379588">solet</w>, <w id="4379590">mille</w> <w id="4379591">et</w> <w id="4379592">octingenta</w><ref id="n370" target="ref370" /> <w id="4379593">stadia</w> <w id="4379594">quod</w> <w id="4379595">abesset</w> <w id="4379596">videbat</w>.' <w id="4379598">Quaedam</w> <w id="4379599">volucres</w> <w id="4379600">longius</w>; <w id="4379602">responderem</w> <w id="4379603">igitur</w>
<w id="4379604">audacter</w> <w id="4379605">isti</w> <w id="4379606">vestro</w> <w id="4379607">deo</w> <w id="4379608">me</w> <w id="4379609">plane</w> <w id="4379610">his</w> <w id="4379611">oculis</w> <w id="4379612">non</w> <w id="4379613">esse</w>
<w id="4379614">contentum</w>. <w id="4379616">dicit</w><ref id="n371" target="ref371" /> <w id="4379617">me</w> <w id="4379618">acrius</w> <w id="4379619">videre</w> <w id="4379620">quam</w> <w id="4379621">illos</w><ref id="n372" target="ref372" /> <w id="4379622">pisces</w>
<w id="4379623">fortasse</w>, <w id="4379625">qui</w> <w id="4379626">neque</w> <w id="4379627">videntur</w> <w id="4379628">a</w> <w id="4379629">nobis</w> (<w id="4379630">et</w> <w id="4379631">nunc</w> <w id="4379632">quidem</w>
<w id="4379633">sub</w> <w id="4379634">oculis</w> <w id="4379635">sunt</w>) <w id="4379636">neque</w> <w id="4379637">ipsi</w> <w id="4379638">nos</w> <w id="4379639">suspicere</w> <w id="4379640">possunt</w>;
<w id="4379642">ergo</w> <w id="4379643">ut</w> <w id="4379644">illis</w> <w id="4379645">aqua</w> <w id="4379646">sic</w> <w id="4379647">nobis</w> <w id="4379648">aer</w> <w id="4379649">crassus</w> <w id="4379650">offunditur</w>.
'<w id="4379652">At</w> <w id="4379653">amplius</w> <w id="4379654">non</w> <w id="4379655">desideramus</w>.' <w id="4379657">Quid</w> <w id="4379658">talpam</w> <w id="4379659">num</w> <w id="4379660">desiderare</w> <w id="4379661">lumen</w> <w id="4379662">putas</w>? <w id="4379663">Neque</w> <w id="4379664">tam</w><ref id="n373" target="ref373" /> <w id="4379665">quererer</w><ref id="n374" target="ref374" /> <w id="4379666">cum</w> <w id="4379667">deo</w>
<w id="4379668">quod</w> <w id="4379669">parum</w> <w id="4379670">longe</w> <w id="4379671">quam</w> <w id="4379672">quod</w> <w id="4379673">falsum</w> <w id="4379674">viderem</w>.<ref id="n375" target="ref375" /> <w id="4379676">videsne</w> <w id="4379677">navem</w> <w id="4379678">illam</w>: <w id="4379679">stare</w> <w id="4379680">nobis</w> <w id="4379681">videtur</w>; <w id="4379683">at</w> <w id="4379684">iis</w> <w id="4379685">qui</w>
<w id="4379686">in</w> <w id="4379687">nave</w> <w id="4379688">sunt</w> <w id="4379689">moveri</w> <w id="4379690">haec</w> <w id="4379691">villa</w>. <w id="4379693">quaere</w> <w id="4379694">rationem</w> <w id="4379695">cur</w>

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<w id="4379696">ita</w> <w id="4379697">videatur</w>; <w id="4379699">quam</w> <w id="4379700">ut</w> <w id="4379701">maxime</w> <w id="4379702">inveneris</w>,<ref id="n376" target="ref376" /> <w id="4379704">quod</w> <w id="4379705">haut</w>
<w id="4379706">scio</w> <w id="4379707">an</w> <w id="4379708">non</w> <w id="4379709">possis</w>, <w id="4379711">non</w> <w id="4379712">tu</w> <w id="4379713">verum</w> <w id="4379714">testem</w><ref id="n377" target="ref377" /> <w id="4379715">habere</w>, <w id="4379717">sed</w>
<w id="4379718">eum</w> <w id="4379719">non</w> <w id="4379720">sine</w> <w id="4379721">causa</w> <w id="4379722">falsum</w> <w id="4379723">testimonium</w> <w id="4379724">dicere</w> <w id="4379725">ostenderis</w>.
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<milestone n="82" unit="section" /><w id="4379727">Quid</w> <w id="4379728">ego</w> <w id="4379729">de</w> <w id="4379730">nave</w>; <w id="4379732">vidi</w> <w id="4379733">enim</w> <w id="4379734">a</w> <w id="4379735">te</w> <w id="4379736">remum</w> <w id="4379737">contemni</w>: <w id="4379738">maiora</w> <w id="4379739">fortasse</w> <w id="4379740">quaeris</w>. <w id="4379742">Quid</w> <w id="4379743">potest</w><ref id="n378" target="ref378" /> <w id="4379744">sole</w> <w id="4379745">maius</w>,
<w id="4379747">quem</w> <w id="4379748">mathematici</w> <w id="4379749">amplius</w> <w id="4379750">duodeviginti</w> <w id="4379751">partibus</w> <w id="4379752">confirmant</w> <w id="4379753">maiorem</w> <w id="4379754">esse</w> <w id="4379755">quam</w> <w id="4379756">terram</w>:<ref id="n379" target="ref379" /> <w id="4379757">quantulus</w> <w id="4379758">nobis</w>
<w id="4379759">videtur</w>; <w id="4379761">mihi</w> <w id="4379762">quidem</w> <w id="4379763">quasi</w> <w id="4379764">pedalis</w>; <w id="4379766">Epicurus</w><ref id="n380" target="ref380" /> <w id="4379767">autem</w>
<w id="4379768">posse</w> <w id="4379769">putat</w><ref id="n381" target="ref381" /> <w id="4379770">etiam</w> <w id="4379771">minorem</w> <w id="4379772">esse</w> <w id="4379773">eum</w> <w id="4379774">quam</w> <w id="4379775">videatur</w>,
<w id="4379777">sed</w> <w id="4379778">non</w> <w id="4379779">multo</w>; <w id="4379781">ne</w> <w id="4379782">maiorem</w> <w id="4379783">quidem</w> <w id="4379784">multo</w> <w id="4379785">putat</w> <w id="4379786">esse</w>,
<w id="4379788">vel</w> <w id="4379789">tantum</w> <w id="4379790">esse</w> <w id="4379791">quantus</w> <w id="4379792">videatur</w>, <w id="4379794">ut</w> <w id="4379795">oculi</w> <w id="4379796">aut</w> <w id="4379797">nihil</w>
<w id="4379798">mentiantur</w> [<w id="4379799">tamen</w>] <w id="4379800">aut</w> <w id="4379801">non</w> <w id="4379802">multum</w> — <w id="4379803">mentiantur</w><ref id="n382" target="ref382" />
<<w id="4379804">tamen</w>>: <w id="4379805">ubi</w> <w id="4379806">igitur</w> <w id="4379807">illud</w> <w id="4379808">est</w> '<w id="4379809">semel</w>'?<ref id="n383" target="ref383" /> — <w id="4379810">sed</w> <w id="4379811">ab</w> <w id="4379812">hoc</w>
<w id="4379813">credulo</w>, <w id="4379815">qui</w> <w id="4379816">numquam</w> <w id="4379817">sensus</w> <w id="4379818">mentiri</w> <w id="4379819">putat</w>, <w id="4379821">discedamus</w>, <w id="4379823">qui</w> <w id="4379824">ne</w><ref id="n384" target="ref384" /> <w id="4379825">nunc</w> <w id="4379826">quidem</w>, <w id="4379828">cum</w> <w id="4379829">ille</w> <w id="4379830">sol</w>, <w id="4379832">qui</w> <w id="4379833">tanta</w> <w id="4379834">incitatione</w> <w id="4379835">fertur</w> <w id="4379836">ut</w> <w id="4379837">celeritas</w> <w id="4379838">eius</w> <w id="4379839">quanta</w> <w id="4379840">sit</w> <w id="4379841">ne</w> <w id="4379842">cogitari</w>
<w id="4379843">quidem</w> <w id="4379844">possit</w>, <w id="4379846">tamen</w> <w id="4379847">nobis</w> <w id="4379848">stare</w> <w id="4379849">videatur</w>.
<milestone n="83" unit="section" /><w id="4379851">Sed</w> <w id="4379852">ut</w>
<w id="4379853">minuam</w> <w id="4379854">controversiam</w>, <w id="4379856">videte</w> <w id="4379857">quaeso</w> <w id="4379858">quam</w> <w id="4379859">in</w> <w id="4379860">parvo</w><ref id="n385" target="ref385" />
<w id="4379861">lis</w> <w id="4379862">sit</w>.<ref id="n386" target="ref386" /> <w id="4379864">Quattuor</w> <w id="4379865">sunt</w> <w id="4379866">capita</w> <w id="4379867">quae</w> <w id="4379868">concludant</w> <w id="4379869">nihil</w>
<w id="4379870">esse</w> <w id="4379871">quod</w> <w id="4379872">nosci</w><ref id="n387" target="ref387" /> <w id="4379873">percipi</w> <w id="4379874">conprehendi</w> <w id="4379875">possit</w>, <w id="4379877">de</w> <w id="4379878">quo</w>
<w id="4379879">haec</w> <w id="4379880">tota</w> <w id="4379881">quaestio</w> <w id="4379882">est</w>. <w id="4379884">e</w> <w id="4379885">quibus</w> <w id="4379886">primum</w> <w id="4379887">est</w> <w id="4379888">esse</w> <w id="4379889">aliquod</w> <w id="4379890">visum</w> <w id="4379891">falsum</w>, <w id="4379893">secundum</w> <w id="4379894">non</w> <w id="4379895">posse</w> <w id="4379896">id</w> <w id="4379897">percipi</w>,
<w id="4379899">tertium</w> <w id="4379900">inter</w> <w id="4379901">quae</w> <w id="4379902">visa</w> <w id="4379903">nihil</w> <w id="4379904">intersit</w> <w id="4379905">fieri</w> <w id="4379906">non</w> <w id="4379907">posse</w>
<w id="4379908">ut</w> <w id="4379909">eorum</w> <w id="4379910">alia</w> <w id="4379911">percipi</w> <w id="4379912">possint</w> <w id="4379913">alia</w> <w id="4379914">non</w> <w id="4379915">possint</w>, <w id="4379917">quartum</w>
<w id="4379918">nullum</w> <w id="4379919">esse</w> <w id="4379920">visum</w> <w id="4379921">verum</w> <w id="4379922">a</w> <w id="4379923">sensu</w> <w id="4379924">profectum</w> <w id="4379925">cui</w> <w id="4379926">non</w>
<w id="4379927">adpositum</w> <w id="4379928">sit</w> <w id="4379929">visum</w> <w id="4379930">aliud</w> <w id="4379931">quod</w> <w id="4379932">ab</w> <w id="4379933">eo</w> <w id="4379934">nihil</w> <w id="4379935">intersit</w>
<w id="4379936">quodque</w> <w id="4379937">percipi</w> <w id="4379938">non</w> <w id="4379939">possit</w>. <w id="4379941">horum</w> <w id="4379942">quattuor</w> <w id="4379943">capitum</w>
<w id="4379944">secundum</w> <w id="4379945">et</w> <w id="4379946">tertium</w> <w id="4379947">omnes</w> <w id="4379948">concedunt</w>; <w id="4379950">primum</w> <w id="4379951">Epicurus</w> <w id="4379952">non</w> <w id="4379953">dat</w>, <w id="4379955">vos</w>, <w id="4379957">quibuscum</w> <w id="4379958">res</w> <w id="4379959">est</w>, <w id="4379961">id</w> <w id="4379962">quoque</w>

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<w id="4379963">conceditis</w>; <w id="4379965">omnis</w><ref id="n388" target="ref388" /> <w id="4379966">pugna</w> <w id="4379967">de</w> <w id="4379968">quarto</w> <w id="4379969">est</w>.
<milestone n="84" unit="section" /><w id="4379971">Qui</w> <w id="4379972">igitur</w>
<w id="4379973">P</w>. <w id="4379975">Servilium</w> <w id="4379976">Geminum</w> <w id="4379977">videbat</w>, <w id="4379979">si</w> <w id="4379980">Quintum</w> <w id="4379981">se</w> <w id="4379982">videre</w>
<w id="4379983">putabat</w>, <w id="4379985">incidebat</w> <w id="4379986">in</w> <w id="4379987">eius</w> <w id="4379988">modi</w> <w id="4379989">visum</w> <w id="4379990">quod</w> <w id="4379991">percipi</w>
<w id="4379992">non</w> <w id="4379993">posset</w>, <w id="4379995">quia</w> <w id="4379996">nulla</w> <w id="4379997">nota</w> <w id="4379998">verum</w> <w id="4379999">distinguebatur</w> <w id="4380000">a</w>
<w id="4380001">falso</w>; <w id="4380003">qua</w> <w id="4380004">distinctione</w> <w id="4380005">sublata</w> <w id="4380006">quam</w> <w id="4380007">haberet</w> <w id="4380008">in</w><ref id="n389" target="ref389" /> <w id="4380009">C</w>.<ref id="n390" target="ref390" /> <w id="4380011">Cotta</w>,
<w id="4380013">qui</w> <w id="4380014">bis</w> <w id="4380015">cum</w><ref id="n391" target="ref391" /> <w id="4380016">Gemino</w> <w id="4380017">consul</w> <w id="4380018">fuit</w>, <w id="4380020">agnoscendo</w> <w id="4380021">eius</w> <w id="4380022">modi</w>
<w id="4380023">notam</w> <w id="4380024">quae</w> <w id="4380025">falsa</w> <w id="4380026">esse</w> <w id="4380027">non</w> <w id="4380028">possit</w>?<ref id="n392" target="ref392" /> <w id="4380029">negas</w><ref id="n393" target="ref393" /> <w id="4380030">tantam</w> <w id="4380031">similitudinem</w> <w id="4380032">in</w> <w id="4380033">rerum</w> <w id="4380034">natura</w> <w id="4380035">esse</w>; <w id="4380037">pugnas</w> <w id="4380038">omnino</w>,
<w id="4380040">sed</w> <w id="4380041">cum</w> <w id="4380042">adversario</w> <w id="4380043">facili</w>. <w id="4380045">ne</w> <w id="4380046">sit</w> <w id="4380047">sane</w>: <w id="4380048">videri</w> <w id="4380049">certe</w>
<w id="4380050">potest</w>; <w id="4380052">fallet</w> <w id="4380053">igitur</w> <w id="4380054">sensum</w>. <w id="4380056">et</w> <w id="4380057">si</w> <w id="4380058">una</w> <w id="4380059">fefellerit</w> <w id="4380060">similitudo</w>, <w id="4380062">dubia</w> <w id="4380063">omnia</w> <w id="4380064">reddiderit</w>; <w id="4380066">sublato</w> <w id="4380067">enim</w> <w id="4380068">iudicio</w>
<w id="4380069">illo</w> <w id="4380070">quo</w> <w id="4380071">oportet</w> <w id="4380072">agnosci</w>, <w id="4380074">etiam</w> <w id="4380075">si</w> <w id="4380076">ipse</w> <w id="4380077">erit</w> <w id="4380078">quem</w> <w id="4380079">videris</w>
<w id="4380080">qui</w> <w id="4380081">tibi</w> <w id="4380082">videbitur</w>, <w id="4380084">tamen</w> <w id="4380085">non</w> <w id="4380086">ea</w> <w id="4380087">nota</w> <w id="4380088">iudicabis</w> <w id="4380089">qua</w>
<w id="4380090">dicis</w> <w id="4380091">oportere</w> <w id="4380092">ut</w> <w id="4380093">non</w> <w id="4380094">possit</w> <w id="4380095">esse</w> <w id="4380096">eiusdem</w> <w id="4380097">modi</w> <w id="4380098">falsa</w>.

<milestone n="85" unit="section" /><w id="4380100">quando</w> <w id="4380101">igitur</w> <w id="4380102">potest</w> <w id="4380103">tibi</w> <w id="4380104">P</w>. <w id="4380106">Geminus</w> <w id="4380107">Quintus</w> <w id="4380108">videri</w>,
<w id="4380110">quid</w> <w id="4380111">habes</w> <w id="4380112">explorati</w> <w id="4380113">cur</w> <w id="4380114">non</w> <w id="4380115">possit</w> <w id="4380116">tibi</w> <w id="4380117">Cotta</w> <w id="4380118">videri</w>
<w id="4380119">qui</w> <w id="4380120">non</w> <w id="4380121">sit</w>, <w id="4380123">quoniam</w> <w id="4380124">aliquid</w> <w id="4380125">videtur</w> <w id="4380126">esse</w> <w id="4380127">quod</w> <w id="4380128">non</w>
<w id="4380129">est</w>? <w id="4380130">Omnia</w><ref id="n394" target="ref394" /> <w id="4380131">dicis</w> <w id="4380132">sui</w> <w id="4380133">generis</w> <w id="4380134">esse</w>, <w id="4380136">nihil</w> <w id="4380137">esse</w> <w id="4380138">idem</w>
<w id="4380139">quod</w> <w id="4380140">sit</w> <w id="4380141">aliud</w>. <w id="4380143">Stoicumst</w> <w id="4380144">id</w><ref id="n395" target="ref395" /> <w id="4380145">quidem</w> <w id="4380146">nec</w> <w id="4380147">admodum</w>
<w id="4380148">credibile</w>, <w id="4380150">nullum</w> <w id="4380151">esse</w> <w id="4380152">pilum</w> <w id="4380153">omnibus</w> <w id="4380154">rebus</w> <w id="4380155">talem</w>
<w id="4380156">qualis</w><ref id="n396" target="ref396" /> <w id="4380157">sit</w> <w id="4380158">pilus</w> <w id="4380159">alius</w>, <w id="4380161">nullum</w> <w id="4380162">granum</w>. <w id="4380164">haec</w> <w id="4380165">refelli</w>
<w id="4380166">possunt</w>, <w id="4380168">sed</w> <w id="4380169">pugnare</w> <w id="4380170">nolo</w>; <w id="4380172">ad</w> <w id="4380173">id</w> <w id="4380174">enim</w> <w id="4380175">quod</w> <w id="4380176">agitur</w>
<w id="4380177">nihil</w> <w id="4380178">interest</w> <w id="4380179">omnibusne</w> <w id="4380180">partibus</w> <w id="4380181">visa</w> <w id="4380182">re</w> <w id="4380183">nihil</w> <w id="4380184">differat</w>
<w id="4380185">an</w> <w id="4380186">internosci</w> <w id="4380187">non</w> <w id="4380188">possit</w> <w id="4380189">etiam</w> <w id="4380190">si</w> <w id="4380191">differat</w>. <w id="4380193">Sed</w> <w id="4380194">si</w> <w id="4380195">hominum</w> <w id="4380196">similitudo</w> <w id="4380197">tanta</w> <w id="4380198">esse</w> <w id="4380199">non</w> <w id="4380200">potest</w>,<ref id="n397" target="ref397" /> <w id="4380202">ne</w> <w id="4380203">signorum</w>
<w id="4380204">quidem</w>? <w id="4380205">dic</w> <w id="4380206">mihi</w>: <w id="4380207">Lysippus</w> <w id="4380208">eodem</w> <w id="4380209">aere</w> <w id="4380210">eadem</w> <w id="4380211">temperatione</w>, <w id="4380213">eodem</w> <w id="4380214">caelo</w> <w id="4380215">aqua</w> <w id="4380216">ceteris</w> <w id="4380217">omnibus</w> <w id="4380218">centum</w><ref id="n398" target="ref398" />
<w id="4380219">Alexandrus</w><ref id="n399" target="ref399" /> <w id="4380220">eiusdem</w> <w id="4380221">modi</w> <w id="4380222">facere</w> <w id="4380223">non</w> <w id="4380224">posset</w>? <w id="4380225">qua</w>
<w id="4380226">igitur</w> <w id="4380227">notione</w> <w id="4380228">discereres</w>?
<milestone n="86" unit="section" /><w id="4380229">quid</w> <w id="4380230">si</w> <w id="4380231">in</w> <w id="4380232">eius</w><ref id="n400" target="ref400" /> <w id="4380233">modi</w> <w id="4380234">cera</w>
<w id="4380235">centum</w> <w id="4380236">sigilla</w> <w id="4380237">hoc</w> <w id="4380238">anulo</w> <w id="4380239">inpressero</w>,<ref id="n401" target="ref401" /> <w id="4380241">ecquae</w><ref id="n402" target="ref402" /> <w id="4380242">poterit</w>
<w id="4380243">in</w> <w id="4380244">agnoscendo</w> <w id="4380245">esse</w> <w id="4380246">distinctio</w>? <w id="4380247">an</w> <w id="4380248">tibi</w> <w id="4380249">erit</w> <w id="4380250">quaerendus</w>

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<w id="4380251">anularius</w> <w id="4380252">aliqui</w>, <w id="4380254">quoniam</w> <w id="4380255">gallinarium</w><ref id="n403" target="ref403" /> <w id="4380256">invenisti</w> <w id="4380257">Deliacum</w> <w id="4380258">ilium</w>, <w id="4380260">qui</w> <w id="4380261">ova</w> <w id="4380262">cognosceret</w>? <milestone unit="chapter" n="27" /><w id="4380263">Sed</w> <w id="4380264">adhibes</w> <w id="4380265">artem</w>
<w id="4380266">advocatam</w> <w id="4380267">etiam</w> <w id="4380268">sensibus</w>:<ref id="n404" target="ref404" /> '<w id="4380269">pictor</w> <w id="4380270">videt</w> <w id="4380271">quae</w> <w id="4380272">nos</w> <w id="4380273">non</w>
<w id="4380274">videmus</w>' <w id="4380275">et</w> '<w id="4380276">simul</w> <w id="4380277">inflavit</w> <w id="4380278">tibicen</w> <w id="4380279">a</w> <w id="4380280">perito</w> <w id="4380281">carmen</w>
<w id="4380282">adnoscitur</w>'. <w id="4380284">Quid</w> <w id="4380285">hoc</w> <w id="4380286">nonne</w> <w id="4380287">videtur</w> <w id="4380288">contra</w> <w id="4380289">te</w> <w id="4380290">valere</w>,
<w id="4380292">si</w> <w id="4380293">sine</w> <w id="4380294">magnis</w> <w id="4380295">artificiis</w>, <w id="4380297">ad</w> <w id="4380298">quae</w> <w id="4380299">pauci</w> <w id="4380300">accedupt</w>, <w id="4380302">nostri</w>
<w id="4380303">quidem</w> <w id="4380304">generis</w> <w id="4380305">admodum</w>, <w id="4380307">nec</w> <w id="4380308">videre</w> <w id="4380309">nec</w> <w id="4380310">audire</w> <w id="4380311">possimus</w>? <w id="4380312">Iam</w><ref id="n405" target="ref405" /> <w id="4380313">illa</w> <w id="4380314">praeclara</w>, <w id="4380316">quanto</w> <w id="4380317">artificio</w> <w id="4380318">esset</w> <w id="4380319">sensus</w> <w id="4380320">nostros</w> <w id="4380321">mentemque</w> <w id="4380322">et</w> <w id="4380323">totam</w> <w id="4380324">constructionem</w> <w id="4380325">hominis</w> <w id="4380326">fabricata</w> <w id="4380327">natura</w> — <milestone n="87" unit="section" /><w id="4380328">cur</w> <w id="4380329">non</w> <w id="4380330">extimescam</w> <w id="4380331">opinandi</w> <w id="4380332">temeritatem</w>? <w id="4380333">etiamne</w><ref id="n406" target="ref406" /> <w id="4380334">hoc</w> <w id="4380335">adfirmare</w> <w id="4380336">potes</w> <w id="4380337">Luculle</w>, <w id="4380339">esse</w> <w id="4380340">aliquam</w> <w id="4380341">vim</w>, <w id="4380343">cum</w> <w id="4380344">prudentia</w> <w id="4380345">et</w> <w id="4380346">consilio</w>
<w id="4380347">scilicet</w>,<ref id="n407" target="ref407" /> <w id="4380349">quae</w> <w id="4380350">finxerit</w> <w id="4380351">vel</w> <w id="4380352">ut</w> <w id="4380353">tuo</w> <w id="4380354">verbo</w> <w id="4380355">utar</w> <w id="4380356">quae</w> <w id="4380357">fabricata</w> <w id="4380358">sit</w> <w id="4380359">hominem</w>? <w id="4380360">qualis</w> <w id="4380361">ista</w> <w id="4380362">fabrica</w> <w id="4380363">est</w>, <w id="4380365">ubi</w> <w id="4380366">adhibita</w>,
<w id="4380368">quando</w> <w id="4380369">cur</w> <w id="4380370">quo</w> <w id="4380371">modo</w>? <w id="4380372">tractantur</w> <w id="4380373">ista</w> <w id="4380374">ingeniose</w>, <w id="4380376">disputantur</w> <w id="4380377">etiam</w> <w id="4380378">eleganter</w>; <w id="4380380">denique</w> <w id="4380381">videantur</w> <w id="4380382">sane</w>, <w id="4380384">ne</w>
<w id="4380385">adfirmentur</w> <w id="4380386">modo</w>. <w id="4380388">Sed</w><ref id="n408" target="ref408" /> <w id="4380389">de</w> <w id="4380390">physicis</w> <w id="4380391">mox</w>, <w id="4380393">et</w> <w id="4380394">quidem</w><ref id="n409" target="ref409" />
<w id="4380395">ob</w> <w id="4380396">eam</w> <w id="4380397">causam</w>, <w id="4380399">ne</w><ref id="n410" target="ref410" /> <w id="4380400">tu</w>, <w id="4380402">qui</w> <w id="4380403">id</w> <w id="4380404">me</w> <w id="4380405">facturum</w> <w id="4380406">paulo</w> <w id="4380407">ante</w>
<w id="4380408">dixeris</w>, <w id="4380410">videare</w> <w id="4380411">menititus</w>. <w id="4380413">Sed</w> <w id="4380414">ut</w> <w id="4380415">ad</w> <w id="4380416">ea</w> <w id="4380417">quae</w><ref id="n411" target="ref411" /> <w id="4380418">clariora</w>
<w id="4380419">sunt</w> <w id="4380420">veniam</w>, <w id="4380422">res</w> <w id="4380423">iam</w> <w id="4380424">universas</w> <w id="4380425">profundam</w>, <w id="4380427">de</w> <w id="4380428">quibus</w>
<w id="4380429">volumina</w> <w id="4380430">inpleta</w> <w id="4380431">sunt</w> <w id="4380432">non</w> <w id="4380433">a</w> <w id="4380434">nostris</w> <w id="4380435">solum</w> <w id="4380436">sed</w> <w id="4380437">etiam</w>
<w id="4380438">a</w> <w id="4380439">Chrysippo</w><ref id="n412" target="ref412" /> (<w id="4380440">de</w> <w id="4380441">quo</w> <w id="4380442">queri</w> <w id="4380443">solent</w> <w id="4380444">Stoici</w>, <w id="4380446">dum</w> <w id="4380447">studiose</w>
<w id="4380448">omnia</w> <w id="4380449">conquisierit</w> <w id="4380450">contra</w> <w id="4380451">sensus</w> <w id="4380452">et</w> <w id="4380453">perspicuitatem</w>
<w id="4380454">contraque</w> <w id="4380455">omnem</w> <w id="4380456">consuetudinem</w> <w id="4380457">contraque</w> <w id="4380458">rationed</w>,
<w id="4380460">ipsum</w> <w id="4380461">sibi</w> <w id="4380462">respondentem</w> <w id="4380463">inferiorem</w> <w id="4380464">fuisse</w>, <w id="4380466">itaque</w> <w id="4380467">ab</w>
<w id="4380468">eo</w> <w id="4380469">armatum</w> <w id="4380470">esse</w> <w id="4380471">Carneadem</w>);
<milestone n="88" unit="section" /><w id="4380473">ea</w> <w id="4380474">sunt</w> <w id="4380475">eius</w> <w id="4380476">modi</w>, <w id="4380478">quae</w>
<w id="4380479">a</w><ref id="n413" target="ref413" /> <w id="4380480">te</w> <w id="4380481">diligentissime</w> <w id="4380482">tractata</w><ref id="n414" target="ref414" /> <w id="4380483">sunt</w>. <w id="4380485">Dormientium</w><ref id="n415" target="ref415" /> <w id="4380486">et</w> <w id="4380487">vinulentorum</w> <w id="4380488">et</w> <w id="4380489">furiosorum</w><ref id="n416" target="ref416" /> <w id="4380490">visa</w> <w id="4380491">inbecilliora</w> <w id="4380492">ess</w>,<w id="4380494">e</w> <w id="4380495">dicebas</w>
<w id="4380496">quam</w> <w id="4380497">vigilantium</w> <w id="4380498">siccorum</w> <w id="4380499">sanorum</w>. <w id="4380501">quo</w> <w id="4380502">modo</w>? <w id="4380503">quia</w>
<w id="4380504">cum</w> <w id="4380505">experrectus</w> <w id="4380506">esset</w> <w id="4380507">Ennius</w><ref id="n417" target="ref417" /> <w id="4380508">non</w> <w id="4380509">diceret</w> <w id="4380510">se</w> <w id="4380511">vidisse</w>
<w id="4380512">Homerum</w> <w id="4380513">sed</w> <w id="4380514">visum</w> <w id="4380515">esse</w>,<ref id="n418" target="ref418" /> <w id="4380517">Alcmeo</w> <w id="4380518">autem</w> '<w id="4380519">sed</w> <w id="4380520">mihi</w>

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<w id="4380521">neutiquam</w> <w id="4380522">cor</w> <w id="4380523">consentit</w>'; <w id="4380525">similia</w> <w id="4380526">de</w> <w id="4380527">vinulentis</w>. <w id="4380529">quasi</w>
<w id="4380530">quisquam</w> <w id="4380531">neget</w> <w id="4380532">et</w> <w id="4380533">qui</w> <w id="4380534">experrectus</w> <w id="4380535">sit</w> <w id="4380536">eum</w> <<w id="4380537">non</w>><ref id="n419" target="ref419" />
<w id="4380538">somniare</w>, <w id="4380540">et</w> <w id="4380541">cuius</w> <w id="4380542">furor</w> <w id="4380543">consederit</w> <w id="4380544">putare</w> <w id="4380545">non</w> <w id="4380546">fuisse</w>
<w id="4380547">ea</w> <w id="4380548">vera</w> <w id="4380549">quae</w> <w id="4380550">essent</w> <w id="4380551">sibi</w> <w id="4380552">visa</w> <w id="4380553">in</w> <w id="4380554">furore</w>. <w id="4380556">sed</w> <w id="4380557">non</w> <w id="4380558">id</w>
<w id="4380559">agitur</w>; <w id="4380561">tum</w> <w id="4380562">cum</w> <w id="4380563">videbantur</w> <w id="4380564">quo</w> <w id="4380565">modo</w> <w id="4380566">viderentur</w>,<ref id="n420" target="ref420" /> <w id="4380568">id</w>
<w id="4380569">quaeritur</w>. <w id="4380571">nisi</w> <w id="4380572">vero</w> <w id="4380573">Ennium</w> <w id="4380574">non</w> <w id="4380575">putamus</w> <w id="4380576">ita</w> <w id="4380577">totum</w>
<w id="4380578">illud</w> <w id="4380579">audivisse</w> '<w id="4380580">o</w> <w id="4380581">pietas</w> <w id="4380582">animi</w>',<ref id="n421" target="ref421" /> <w id="4380584">si</w> <w id="4380585">modo</w> <w id="4380586">id</w> <w id="4380587">somniavit</w>,
<w id="4380589">ut</w> <w id="4380590">si</w> <w id="4380591">vigilans</w> <w id="4380592">audiret</w>. <w id="4380594">experrectus</w> <w id="4380595">enim</w> <w id="4380596">potuit</w> <w id="4380597">illa</w>
<w id="4380598">visa</w><ref id="n422" target="ref422" /> <w id="4380599">putare</w>, <w id="4380601">ut</w> <w id="4380602">erant</w>, <w id="4380604">et</w> <w id="4380605">somnia</w>;<ref id="n423" target="ref423" /> <w id="4380607">dormienti</w> <w id="4380608">vero</w> <w id="4380609">aeque</w>
<w id="4380610">ac</w> <w id="4380611">vigilanti</w> <w id="4380612">probabantur</w>. <w id="4380614">quid</w> <w id="4380615">Iliona</w> <w id="4380616">somno</w> <w id="4380617">illo</w> '<w id="4380618">mater</w>
<w id="4380619">te</w> <w id="4380620">appello</w>'<ref id="n424" target="ref424" /> <w id="4380621">nonne</w> <w id="4380622">ita</w><ref id="n425" target="ref425" /> <w id="4380623">credit</w> <w id="4380624">filium</w> <w id="4380625">locutum</w> <w id="4380626">ut</w> <w id="4380627">experrecta</w> <w id="4380628">etiam</w> <w id="4380629">crederet</w>? <w id="4380630">unde</w> <w id="4380631">enim</w> <w id="4380632">illa</w> '<w id="4380633">age</w> <w id="4380634">asta</w>, <w id="4380636">mane</w>
<w id="4380637">audi</w>; <w id="4380639">iteradum</w> <w id="4380640">eadem</w> <w id="4380641">istaec</w><ref id="n426" target="ref426" /> <w id="4380642">mihi</w>':<ref id="n427" target="ref427" /> <w id="4380643">num</w> <w id="4380644">videtur</w> <w id="4380645">minorem</w> <w id="4380646">habere</w> <w id="4380647">visis</w> <w id="4380648">quam</w> <w id="4380649">vigilantis</w><ref id="n428" target="ref428" /> <w id="4380650">fidem</w>?
	<milestone unit="chapter" n="28" />
<milestone n="89" unit="section" /><w id="4380651">Quid</w> <w id="4380652">loquar</w>
<w id="4380653">de</w> <w id="4380654">insanis</w>: <w id="4380655">qualis</w> <w id="4380656">tandem</w> <w id="4380657">fuit</w> <w id="4380658">adfinis</w> <w id="4380659">tuus</w> <w id="4380660">Catule</w>
<w id="4380661">Tuditanus</w>, <w id="4380663">quisquam</w> <w id="4380664">sanislsimus</w> <w id="4380665">tam</w> <w id="4380666">certa</w> <w id="4380667">putat</w> <w id="4380668">quae</w>
<w id="4380669">videt</w> <w id="4380670">quam</w> <w id="4380671">is</w> <w id="4380672">putabat</w> <w id="4380673">quae</w> <w id="4380674">videbantur</w>? <w id="4380675">quid</w> <w id="4380676">ille</w>
<w id="4380677">qui</w> '<w id="4380678">video</w> <w id="4380679">video</w> <w id="4380680">te</w>; <w id="4380682">vive</w><ref id="n429" target="ref429" /> <w id="4380683">Ulixes</w> <w id="4380684">dum</w> <w id="4380685">licet</w>'<ref id="n430" target="ref430" /> <w id="4380686">nonne</w>
<w id="4380687">etiam</w> <w id="4380688">bis</w> <w id="4380689">exclamavit</w> <w id="4380690">se</w> <w id="4380691">videre</w>, <w id="4380693">cum</w> <w id="4380694">omnino</w> <w id="4380695">non</w> <w id="4380696">videret</w>; <w id="4380698">quid</w> <w id="4380699">apud</w> <w id="4380700">Euripidem</w> <w id="4380701">Hercules</w>, <w id="4380703">cum</w> <w id="4380704">ut</w> <w id="4380705">Eurysthei</w>
<w id="4380706">filios</w> <w id="4380707">ita</w> <w id="4380708">suos</w> <w id="4380709">configebat</w> <w id="4380710">sagittis</w>, <w id="4380712">cum</w> <w id="4380713">uxorem</w> <w id="4380714">interemebat</w>, <w id="4380716">cum</w> <w id="4380717">conabatur</w> <w id="4380718">etiam</w> <w id="4380719">patrem</w>, <w id="4380721">non</w> <w id="4380722">perinde</w>
<w id="4380723">movebatur</w> <w id="4380724">falsis</w> <w id="4380725">ut</w> <w id="4380726">veris</w> <w id="4380727">moveretur</w>; <w id="4380729">quid</w><ref id="n431" target="ref431" /> <w id="4380730">ipse</w> <w id="4380731">Alcmeo</w>
<w id="4380732">tuus</w>, <w id="4380734">qui</w> <w id="4380735">negat</w> <w id="4380736">cor</w> <w id="4380737">sibi</w> <w id="4380738">cum</w> <w id="4380739">oculis</w> <w id="4380740">consentire</w>, <w id="4380742">nonne</w>
<w id="4380743">ibidem</w> <w id="4380744">incitato</w> <w id="4380745">furore</w> '<w id="4380746">unde</w> <w id="4380747">haec</w> <w id="4380748">flamma</w> <w id="4380749">oritur</w>'<ref id="n432" target="ref432" /> <w id="4380750">et</w>
<w id="4380751">illa</w> <w id="4380752">deinceps</w> '<w id="4380753">incede</w> <w id="4380754">incede</w>, <w id="4380756">adsunt</w> <w id="4380757">me</w> <w id="4380758">expetunt</w>'; <w id="4380760">quid</w>
<w id="4380761">cum</w> <w id="4380762">virginis</w> <w id="4380763">fidem</w> <w id="4380764">implorat</w>:

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<quote rend="blockquote">
<l part="I">'<w id="4380765">fer</w> <w id="4380766">mi</w> <w id="4380767">auxilium</w>, <w id="4380769">pestem</w> <w id="4380770">abige</w> <w id="4380771">a</w> <w id="4380772">me</w>, <w id="4380774">flammiferam</w></l>
<l part="M"><w id="4380775">hanc</w> <w id="4380776">vim</w>, <w id="4380778">quae</w> <w id="4380779">me</w> <w id="4380780">excruciat</w>,</l>
<l part="I"><w id="4380782">caeruleae</w><ref id="n433" target="ref433" /> <w id="4380783">incinctae</w> <w id="4380784">angui</w><ref id="n434" target="ref434" /> <w id="4380785">incedunt</w>, <w id="4380787">circumstant</w> <w id="4380788">cum</w></l>
<l part="M"><w id="4380789">ardentibus</w> <w id="4380790">taedis</w>',</l>
</quote>
<w id="4380792">num</w> <w id="4380793">dubitas</w> <w id="4380794">quin</w> <w id="4380795">sibi</w> <w id="4380796">haec</w> <w id="4380797">videre</w> <w id="4380798">videatur</w>? <w id="4380799">itemque</w>
<w id="4380800">cetera</w><ref id="n435" target="ref435" />
<quote rend="blockquote">
<l part="I">'<w id="4380801">intendit</w> <w id="4380802">crinitus</w> <w id="4380803">Apollo</w></l>
<l part="I"><w id="4380804">arcum</w> <w id="4380805">auratum</w>, <w id="4380807">luna</w> <w id="4380808">innixus</w>,</l>
<l part="I"><w id="4380810">Diana</w> <w id="4380811">facem</w> <w id="4380812">iacit</w> <w id="4380813">a</w> <w id="4380814">laeva</w>':</l>
</quote>
<milestone n="90" unit="section" /><w id="4380815">qui</w> <w id="4380816">magis</w>
<w id="4380817">haec</w> <w id="4380818">crederet</w> <w id="4380819">si</w> <w id="4380820">essent</w> <w id="4380821">quam</w> <w id="4380822">credebat</w> <w id="4380823">quia</w>
<w id="4380824">videbantur</w>; <w id="4380826">apparet</w> <w id="4380827">enim</w> <w id="4380828">iam</w> <w id="4380829">cor</w> <w id="4380830">cum</w> <w id="4380831">oculis</w> <w id="4380832">consentire</w>. <w id="4380834">Omnia</w> <w id="4380835">autem</w> <w id="4380836">haec</w> <w id="4380837">proferuntur</w> <w id="4380838">ut</w> <w id="4380839">illud</w> <w id="4380840">efficiatur</w>, <w id="4380842">quo</w> <w id="4380843">certius</w> <w id="4380844">nihil</w> <w id="4380845">potest</w> <w id="4380846">esse</w>, <w id="4380848">inter</w> <w id="4380849">visa</w> <w id="4380850">vera</w>
<w id="4380851">et</w> <w id="4380852">falsa</w> <w id="4380853">ad</w> <w id="4380854">animi</w> <w id="4380855">adsensum</w> <w id="4380856">nihil</w> <w id="4380857">interesse</w>. <w id="4380859">vos</w> <w id="4380860">autem</w>
<w id="4380861">nihil</w> <w id="4380862">agitis</w>, <w id="4380864">cum</w> <w id="4380865">illa</w> <w id="4380866">falsa</w><ref id="n436" target="ref436" /> <w id="4380867">vel</w> <w id="4380868">furiosorum</w> <w id="4380869">vel</w> <w id="4380870">somniantium</w> <w id="4380871">recordatione</w> <w id="4380872">ipsorum</w> <w id="4380873">refellitis</w>. <w id="4380875">non</w> <w id="4380876">enim</w> <w id="4380877">id</w>
<w id="4380878">quaeritur</w>, <w id="4380880">qualis</w> <w id="4380881">recordatio</w> <w id="4380882">fieri</w> <w id="4380883">soleat</w> <w id="4380884">eorum</w> <w id="4380885">qui</w> <w id="4380886">experrecti</w> <w id="4380887">sunt</w><ref id="n437" target="ref437" /> <w id="4380888">aut</w> <w id="4380889">eorum</w> <w id="4380890">qui</w> <w id="4380891">furere</w> <w id="4380892">destiterint</w>, <w id="4380894">sed</w>
<w id="4380895">quails</w> <w id="4380896">visio</w> <w id="4380897">fuerit</w> <w id="4380898">aut</w> <w id="4380899">furentium</w> <w id="4380900">aut</w> <w id="4380901">somniantium</w> <w id="4380902">tum</w>
<w id="4380903">cum</w> <w id="4380904">movebantur</w>.<ref id="n438" target="ref438" /></p>
<p><milestone n="91" unit="section" /><w id="4380906">Sed</w> <w id="4380907">abeo</w> <w id="4380908">a</w> <w id="4380909">sensibus</w>; <w id="4380911">quid</w> <w id="4380912">est</w> <w id="4380913">quod</w> <w id="4380914">ratione</w> <w id="4380915">percipi</w>
<w id="4380916">possit</w>? <w id="4380917">dialecticam</w> <w id="4380918">inventam</w> <w id="4380919">esse</w> <w id="4380920">dicitis</w> <w id="4380921">veri</w> <w id="4380922">et</w> <w id="4380923">falsi</w>
<w id="4380924">quasi</w> <w id="4380925">disceptatricem</w> <w id="4380926">et</w> <w id="4380927">iudicem</w>. <w id="4380929">cuius</w> <w id="4380930">veri</w> <w id="4380931">et</w> <w id="4380932">falsi</w>,
<w id="4380934">et</w> <w id="4380935">in</w> <w id="4380936">qua</w> <w id="4380937">re</w>? <w id="4380938">in</w> <w id="4380939">geometriane</w><ref id="n439" target="ref439" /> <w id="4380940">quid</w> <w id="4380941">sit</w> <w id="4380942">verum</w> <w id="4380943">aut</w> <w id="4380944">falsum</w>
<w id="4380945">dialecticus</w> <w id="4380946">iudicabit</w> <w id="4380947">an</w> <w id="4380948">in</w> <w id="4380949">litteris</w><ref id="n440" target="ref440" /> <w id="4380950">an</w> <w id="4380951">in</w> <w id="4380952">musicis</w>? <w id="4380953">at</w> <w id="4380954">ea</w>
<w id="4380955">non</w> <w id="4380956">novit</w>. <w id="4380958">in</w> <w id="4380959">philosophia</w> <w id="4380960">igitur</w>: <w id="4380961">sol</w> <w id="4380962">quantus</w> <w id="4380963">sit</w> <w id="4380964">quid</w>
<w id="4380965">ad</w> <w id="4380966">ilium</w>? <w id="4380967">quod</w> <w id="4380968">sit</w><ref id="n441" target="ref441" /> <w id="4380969">summum</w> <w id="4380970">bonum</w> <w id="4380971">quid</w> <w id="4380972">habet</w> <w id="4380973">ut</w>
<w id="4380974">queat</w> <w id="4380975">iudicare</w>? <w id="4380976">quid</w> <w id="4380977">igitur</w> <w id="4380978">iudicabit</w>? <w id="4380979">quae</w> <w id="4380980">coniunctio</w>
<w id="4380981">quae</w> <w id="4380982">diiunctio</w><ref id="n442" target="ref442" /> <w id="4380983">vera</w> <w id="4380984">sit</w>, <w id="4380986">quid</w> <w id="4380987">ambigue</w> <w id="4380988">dictum</w> <w id="4380989">sit</w>, <w id="4380991">quid</w>
<w id="4380992">sequatur</w> <w id="4380993">quamque</w> <w id="4380994">rem</w> <w id="4380995">quid</w> <w id="4380996">repugnet</w>: <w id="4380997">si</w> <w id="4380998">haec</w> <w id="4380999">et</w>

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<w id="4381000">horum</w> <w id="4381001">similia</w> <w id="4381002">iudicat</w>, <w id="4381004">de</w> <w id="4381005">se</w> <w id="4381006">ipsa</w> <w id="4381007">iudicat</w>; <w id="4381009">plus</w> <w id="4381010">autem</w>
<w id="4381011">pollicebatur</w>. <w id="4381013">nam</w> <w id="4381014">haec</w> <w id="4381015">quidem</w> <w id="4381016">iudicare</w> <w id="4381017">ad</w> <w id="4381018">ceteras</w>
<w id="4381019">res</w>, <w id="4381021">quae</w> <w id="4381022">sunt</w> <w id="4381023">in</w> <w id="4381024">philosophia</w> <w id="4381025">multae</w> <w id="4381026">atque</w> <w id="4381027">magnae</w>,
<w id="4381029">non</w> <w id="4381030">est</w> <w id="4381031">satis</w>.
<milestone n="92" unit="section" /><w id="4381033">Sed</w> <w id="4381034">quoniam</w> <w id="4381035">tantum</w> <w id="4381036">in</w> <w id="4381037">ea</w> <w id="4381038">arte</w> <w id="4381039">ponitis</w>,
<w id="4381041">videte</w> <w id="4381042">ne</w> <w id="4381043">contra</w> <w id="4381044">vos</w> <w id="4381045">tota</w> <w id="4381046">nata</w><ref id="n443" target="ref443" /> <w id="4381047">sit</w>; <w id="4381049">quae</w> <w id="4381050">primo</w>
<w id="4381051">progressa</w><ref id="n444" target="ref444" /> <w id="4381052">festive</w> <w id="4381053">tradit</w> <w id="4381054">elementa</w> <w id="4381055">loquendi</w> <w id="4381056">et</w> <w id="4381057">ambiguorum</w> <w id="4381058">intellegentiam</w> <w id="4381059">concludendique</w> <w id="4381060">rationem</w>, <w id="4381062">tum</w>
<w id="4381063">paucis</w> <w id="4381064">additis</w> <w id="4381065">venit</w> <w id="4381066">ad</w> <w id="4381067">soritas</w>, <w id="4381069">lubricum</w> <w id="4381070">sane</w> <w id="4381071">et</w> <w id="4381072">periculosum</w> <w id="4381073">locum</w>, <w id="4381075">quod</w><ref id="n445" target="ref445" /> <w id="4381076">tu</w> <w id="4381077">modo</w> <w id="4381078">dicebas</w> <w id="4381079">esse</w> <w id="4381080">vitiosum</w>
	<w id="4381081">interrogandi</w> <w id="4381082">genus</w>. <milestone unit="chapter" n="29" /><w id="4381084">quid</w> <w id="4381085">ergo</w> <w id="4381086">istius</w> <w id="4381087">vitii</w> <w id="4381088">num</w> <w id="4381089">nostra</w>
<w id="4381090">culpa</w> <w id="4381091">est</w>? <w id="4381092">rerum</w> <w id="4381093">natura</w> <w id="4381094">nullam</w> <w id="4381095">nobis</w> <w id="4381096">dedit</w> <w id="4381097">cognitionem</w> <w id="4381098">finium</w>, <w id="4381100">ut</w> <w id="4381101">ulla</w> <w id="4381102">in</w> <w id="4381103">re</w> <w id="4381104">statuere</w> <w id="4381105">possimus</w> <w id="4381106">quatenus</w>,
<w id="4381108">nec</w> <w id="4381109">hoc</w> <w id="4381110">in</w> <w id="4381111">acervo</w><ref id="n446" target="ref446" /> <w id="4381112">tritici</w> <w id="4381113">solum</w>, <w id="4381115">unde</w> <w id="4381116">nomen</w> <w id="4381117">est</w>, <w id="4381119">sed</w>
<w id="4381120">nulla</w> <w id="4381121">omnino</w> <w id="4381122">in</w> <w id="4381123">re</w> <w id="4381124">minutatim</w> <w id="4381125">interrogati</w>, <w id="4381127">dives</w> <w id="4381128">pauper</w>
<w id="4381129">clarus</w> <w id="4381130">obscurus</w> <w id="4381131">sit</w>, <w id="4381133">multa</w> <w id="4381134">pauca</w> <w id="4381135">magna</w> <w id="4381136">parva</w> <w id="4381137">longa</w>
<w id="4381138">brevia</w> <w id="4381139">lata</w> <w id="4381140">angusta</w>, <w id="4381142">quanto</w> <w id="4381143">aut</w> <w id="4381144">addito</w> <w id="4381145">aut</w> <w id="4381146">dempto</w>
<w id="4381147">certum</w> <w id="4381148">respondeamus</w> <w id="4381149">non</w> <w id="4381150">habemus</w>.
<milestone n="93" unit="section" />'<w id="4381152">At</w> <w id="4381153">vitiosi</w> <w id="4381154">sunt</w>
<w id="4381155">soritae</w>.' <w id="4381157">Frangite</w><ref id="n447" target="ref447" /> <w id="4381158">igitur</w> <w id="4381159">eos</w> <w id="4381160">si</w> <w id="4381161">potestis</w>, <w id="4381163">ne</w> <w id="4381164">molesti</w>
<w id="4381165">sint</w>;<w id="4381167">erunt</w> <w id="4381168">enim</w> <w id="4381169">nisi</w> <w id="4381170">cavetis</w>. '<w id="4381172">Cautum</w> <w id="4381173">est</w>' <w id="4381174">inquit</w>; '<w id="4381176">placet</w>
<w id="4381177">enim</w> <w id="4381178">Chrysippo</w>, <w id="4381180">cum</w> <w id="4381181">gradatim</w> <w id="4381182">interrogetur</w> <w id="4381183">verbi</w> <w id="4381184">causa</w>
<w id="4381185">tria</w> <w id="4381186">pauca</w> <w id="4381187">sint</w> <w id="4381188">anne</w> <w id="4381189">multa</w>, <w id="4381191">aliquanto</w> <w id="4381192">prius</w> <w id="4381193">quam</w> <w id="4381194">ad</w>
<w id="4381195">multa</w> <w id="4381196">perveniat</w> <w id="4381197">quiescere</w>' (<w id="4381198">id</w> <w id="4381199">est</w> <w id="4381200">quod</w> <w id="4381201">ab</w> <w id="4381202">his</w> <w id="4381203">dicitur</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4381204">ἡσυχάζειν</w></foreign><ref id="n448" target="ref448" />). '<w id="4381206">Per</w> <w id="4381207">me</w> <w id="4381208">vel</w> <w id="4381209">stertas</w> <w id="4381210">licet</w>'<ref id="n449" target="ref449" /> <w id="4381211">inquit</w> <w id="4381212">Carneades</w>
'<w id="4381213">non</w> <w id="4381214">modo</w> <w id="4381215">quiescas</w>. <w id="4381217">Sed</w> <w id="4381218">quid</w> <w id="4381219">proficit</w>? <w id="4381220">sequitur</w> <w id="4381221">enim</w>
<w id="4381222">qui</w> <w id="4381223">te</w> <w id="4381224">ex</w> <w id="4381225">somno</w> <w id="4381226">excitet</w> <w id="4381227">et</w> <w id="4381228">eodem</w> <w id="4381229">modo</w> <w id="4381230">interroget</w>:
'<w id="4381231">quo</w><ref id="n450" target="ref450" /> <w id="4381232">in</w> <w id="4381233">numero</w> <w id="4381234">conticuisti</w>, <w id="4381236">si</w> <w id="4381237">ad</w> <w id="4381238">eum</w> <w id="4381239">numerum</w> <w id="4381240">unum</w>
<w id="4381241">addidero</w>, <w id="4381243">multane</w> <w id="4381244">erunt</w>?' <w id="4381245">progrediere</w> <w id="4381246">rursus</w> <w id="4381247">quoad</w>
<w id="4381248">videbitur</w>. <w id="4381250">quid</w> <w id="4381251">plura</w>; <w id="4381253">hoc</w> <w id="4381254">enim</w> <w id="4381255">fateris</w>, <w id="4381257">neque</w> <w id="4381258">ultimum</w>
<w id="4381259">te</w> <w id="4381260">paucorum</w> <w id="4381261">neque</w> <w id="4381262">primum</w> <w id="4381263">multorum</w> <w id="4381264">respondere</w>
<w id="4381265">posse</w>. <w id="4381267">cuius</w> <w id="4381268">generis</w> <w id="4381269">error</w> <w id="4381270">ita</w> <w id="4381271">manat</w>, <w id="4381273">ut</w> <w id="4381274">non</w> <w id="4381275">videam</w> 30
<w id="4381276">quo</w> <w id="4381277">non</w> <w id="4381278">possit</w> <w id="4381279">accedere</w>.
<milestone n="94" unit="section" />'<w id="4381281">Nihil</w> <w id="4381282">me</w> <w id="4381283">laedit</w>' <w id="4381284">inquit</w>;
'<w id="4381286">ego</w> <w id="4381287">enim</w><ref id="n451" target="ref451" /> <w id="4381288">ut</w> <w id="4381289">agitator</w><ref id="n452" target="ref452" /> <w id="4381290">callidus</w> <w id="4381291">priusquam</w> <w id="4381292">ad</w> <w id="4381293">finem</w>

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<w id="4381294">veniam</w> <w id="4381295">equos</w> <w id="4381296">sustinebo</w>, <w id="4381298">eoque</w><ref id="n453" target="ref453" /> <w id="4381299">magis</w> <w id="4381300">si</w> <w id="4381301">locus</w> <w id="4381302">is</w> <w id="4381303">quo</w>
<w id="4381304">ferentur</w> <w id="4381305">equi</w> <w id="4381306">praeceps</w> <w id="4381307">erit</w>. <w id="4381309">sic</w> <w id="4381310">me</w>' <w id="4381311">inquit</w> '<w id="4381312">ante</w> <w id="4381313">sustineo</w> <w id="4381314">nec</w> <w id="4381315">diutius</w> <w id="4381316">captiose</w> <w id="4381317">interroganti</w> <w id="4381318">respondeo</w>.'
<w id="4381320">Si</w> <w id="4381321">habes</w> <w id="4381322">quod</w> <w id="4381323">liqueat</w> <w id="4381324">neque</w> <w id="4381325">respondes</w>,<ref id="n454" target="ref454" /> <w id="4381327">superbe</w>; <w id="4381329">si</w>
<w id="4381330">non</w> <w id="4381331">habes</w>, <w id="4381333">ne</w> <w id="4381334">tu</w> <w id="4381335">quidem</w> <w id="4381336">percipis</w>.<ref id="n455" target="ref455" /> <w id="4381338">si</w> <w id="4381339">quia</w> <w id="4381340">obscura</w>, <w id="4381342">concedo</w>; <w id="4381344">sed</w> <w id="4381345">negas</w> <w id="4381346">te</w> <w id="4381347">usque</w> <w id="4381348">ad</w> <w id="4381349">obscura</w> <w id="4381350">progredi</w>; <<w id="4381352">in</w>><ref id="n456" target="ref456" />
<w id="4381353">inlustribus</w> <w id="4381354">igitur</w> <w id="4381355">rebus</w> <w id="4381356">insistis</w>. <w id="4381358">si</w> <w id="4381359">id</w> <w id="4381360">tantum</w> <w id="4381361">modo</w> <w id="4381362">ut</w>
<w id="4381363">taceas</w>, <w id="4381365">nihil</w> <w id="4381366">adsequeris</w>; <w id="4381368">quid</w> <w id="4381369">enim</w> <w id="4381370">ad</w> <w id="4381371">ilium</w> <w id="4381372">qui</w> <w id="4381373">te</w>
<w id="4381374">captare</w> <w id="4381375">vult</w>, <w id="4381377">utrum</w> <w id="4381378">tacentem</w> <w id="4381379">inretiat</w> <w id="4381380">te</w> <w id="4381381">an</w> <w id="4381382">loquentem</w>? <w id="4381383">sin</w> <w id="4381384">autem</w> <w id="4381385">usque</w> <w id="4381386">ad</w> <w id="4381387">novem</w> <w id="4381388">verbi</w> <w id="4381389">gratia</w> <w id="4381390">sine</w>
<w id="4381391">dubitatione</w> <w id="4381392">respondes</w> <w id="4381393">pauca</w> <w id="4381394">esse</w>, <w id="4381396">in</w> <w id="4381397">decumo</w> <w id="4381398">insistis</w>,
<w id="4381400">etiam</w> <w id="4381401">a</w> <w id="4381402">certis</w> <w id="4381403">et</w> <w id="4381404">inlustrioribus</w> <w id="4381405">cohibes</w> <w id="4381406">adsensum</w>; <w id="4381408">hoc</w>
<w id="4381409">idem</w> <w id="4381410">me</w> <w id="4381411">in</w> <w id="4381412">obscuris</w> <w id="4381413">facere</w> <w id="4381414">non</w> <w id="4381415">sinis</w>. <w id="4381417">nihil</w> <w id="4381418">igitur</w> <w id="4381419">te</w>
<w id="4381420">contra</w> <w id="4381421">soritas</w> <w id="4381422">ars</w> <w id="4381423">ista</w> <w id="4381424">adiuvat</w>, <w id="4381426">quae</w> <w id="4381427">nec</w> <w id="4381428">augendi</w> <w id="4381429">nec</w>
<w id="4381430">minuendi</w> <w id="4381431">quid</w> <w id="4381432">aut</w> <w id="4381433">primum</w> <w id="4381434">sit</w> <w id="4381435">aut</w> <w id="4381436">postremum</w> <w id="4381437">docet</w>.
<milestone n="95" unit="section" /><w id="4381439">Quid</w> <w id="4381440">quod</w> <w id="4381441">eadem</w> <w id="4381442">illa</w> <w id="4381443">ars</w> <w id="4381444">quasi</w> <w id="4381445">Penelopae</w><ref id="n457" target="ref457" /> <w id="4381446">telam</w><ref id="n458" target="ref458" />
<w id="4381447">retexens</w> <w id="4381448">tollit</w> <w id="4381449">ad</w> <w id="4381450">extremum</w> <w id="4381451">superiora</w>: <w id="4381452">utrum</w> <w id="4381453">ea</w>
<w id="4381454">vestra</w> <w id="4381455">an</w> <w id="4381456">nostra</w> <w id="4381457">culpa</w> <w id="4381458">est</w>? <w id="4381459">nempe</w> <w id="4381460">fundamentum</w> <w id="4381461">dialecticae</w> <w id="4381462">est</w>, <w id="4381464">quidquid</w> <w id="4381465">enuntietur</w> (<w id="4381466">id</w> <w id="4381467">autem</w> <w id="4381468">appellant</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4381469">ἀξίωμα</w>,</foreign> <w id="4381471">quod</w> <w id="4381472">est</w> <w id="4381473">quasi</w> <w id="4381474">ecfatum</w><ref id="n459" target="ref459" />) <w id="4381475">aut</w> <w id="4381476">verum</w> <w id="4381477">esse</w> <w id="4381478">aut</w>
<w id="4381479">falsum</w>. <w id="4381481">quid</w> <w id="4381482">igitur</w> <w id="4381483">haec</w> <w id="4381484">vera</w> <w id="4381485">an</w> <w id="4381486">falsa</w> <w id="4381487">sunt</w>: '<w id="4381488">si</w> <w id="4381489">te</w>
<w id="4381490">mentiri</w> <w id="4381491">dicis</w> <w id="4381492">idque</w> <w id="4381493">verum</w> <w id="4381494">dicis</w>, <w id="4381496">mentiris</w> * <w id="4381497">verum</w><ref id="n460" target="ref460" />
<w id="4381498">dicis</w>'? <w id="4381499">haec</w> <w id="4381500">scilicet</w><ref id="n461" target="ref461" /> <w id="4381501">inexplicabilia</w> <w id="4381502">esse</w> <w id="4381503">dicitis</w>; <w id="4381505">quod</w>
<w id="4381506">est</w> <w id="4381507">odiosius</w> <w id="4381508">quam</w> <w id="4381509">illa</w> <w id="4381510">quae</w> <w id="4381511">nos</w> <w id="4381512">non</w> <w id="4381513">conprehensa</w> <w id="4381514">et</w>
<w id="4381515">non</w> <w id="4381516">percepta</w> <w id="4381517">dicimus</w><ref id="n462" target="ref462" /> — <w id="4381518">sed</w> <w id="4381519">hoc</w> <w id="4381520">omitto</w>, <w id="4381522">illud</w> <w id="4381523">quaero</w>:
	<milestone unit="chapter" n="30" /><w id="4381524">si</w> <w id="4381525">ista</w> <w id="4381526">explicari</w> <w id="4381527">non</w> <w id="4381528">possunt</w> <w id="4381529">nec</w> <w id="4381530">eorum</w> <w id="4381531">ullum</w> <w id="4381532">iudicium</w>
<w id="4381533">invenitur</w>, <w id="4381535">ut</w> <w id="4381536">respondere</w> <w id="4381537">possitis</w> <w id="4381538">verane</w> <w id="4381539">an</w> <w id="4381540">falsa</w> <w id="4381541">sint</w>,
<w id="4381543">ubi</w> <w id="4381544">est</w> <w id="4381545">illa</w> <w id="4381546">definitio</w>, <w id="4381548">effatum</w><ref id="n463" target="ref463" /> <w id="4381549">esse</w> <w id="4381550">id</w> <w id="4381551">quod</w> <w id="4381552">aut</w> <w id="4381553">verum</w>

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<w id="4381554">aut</w> <w id="4381555">falsum</w> <w id="4381556">sit</w>? <w id="4381557">Rebus</w> <w id="4381558">sumptis</w> <w id="4381559">adiungam</w> †<w id="4381560">ex</w> <w id="4381561">iis</w> <w id="4381562">sequendas</w> <w id="4381563">esse</w> <w id="4381564">alias</w> <w id="4381565">inprobandas</w>†<ref id="n464" target="ref464" /> <w id="4381566">quae</w> <w id="4381567">sint</w> <w id="4381568">in</w> <w id="4381569">genere</w>
<w id="4381570">contrario</w>.
<milestone n="96" unit="section" /><w id="4381572">Quo</w> <w id="4381573">modo</w> <w id="4381574">igitur</w> <w id="4381575">hoc</w> <w id="4381576">conclusum</w> <w id="4381577">esse</w> <w id="4381578">iudicas</w>: '<w id="4381579">si</w> <w id="4381580">dicis</w> <w id="4381581">nunc</w> <w id="4381582">lucere</w> <w id="4381583">et</w> <w id="4381584">verum</w> <w id="4381585">dicis</w>, <<w id="4381587">lucet</w>;
<w id="4381589">dicis</w> <w id="4381590">autem</w> <w id="4381591">nunc</w> <w id="4381592">lucere</w> <w id="4381593">et</w> <w id="4381594">verum</w> <w id="4381595">dicis</w>;><ref id="n465" target="ref465" /> <w id="4381597">lucet</w> <w id="4381598">igitur</w>'?
<w id="4381599">probatis</w> <w id="4381600">certe</w> <w id="4381601">genus</w> <w id="4381602">et</w> <w id="4381603">rectissime</w> <w id="4381604">conclusum</w> <w id="4381605">dicitis</w>
<w id="4381606">itaque</w> <w id="4381607">in</w> <w id="4381608">docendo</w> <w id="4381609">eum</w> <w id="4381610">primum</w> <w id="4381611">concludendi</w> <w id="4381612">modum</w>
<w id="4381613">traditis</w>. <w id="4381615">aut</w> <w id="4381616">quidquid</w> <w id="4381617">igitur</w> <w id="4381618">eodem</w> <w id="4381619">modo</w> <w id="4381620">concluditur</w>
<w id="4381621">probabitis</w>, <w id="4381623">aut</w> <w id="4381624">ars</w> <w id="4381625">ista</w> <w id="4381626">nulla</w> <w id="4381627">est</w>. <w id="4381629">vide</w><ref id="n466" target="ref466" /> <w id="4381630">ergo</w> <w id="4381631">hanc</w> <w id="4381632">conclusionem</w> <w id="4381633">probaturusne</w> <w id="4381634">sis</w>: '<w id="4381635">si</w> <w id="4381636">dicis</w> <w id="4381637">te</w> <w id="4381638">mentiri</w><ref id="n467" target="ref467" /> <w id="4381639">verumque</w> <w id="4381640">dicis</w>, <w id="4381642">mentiris</w>; <w id="4381644">dicis</w> <w id="4381645">autem</w> <w id="4381646">te</w> <w id="4381647">mentiri</w> <w id="4381648">verumque</w>
<w id="4381649">dicis</w>; <w id="4381651">mentiris</w> <w id="4381652">igitur</w>'. <w id="4381654">qui</w> <w id="4381655">potes</w><ref id="n468" target="ref468" /> <w id="4381656">hanc</w> <w id="4381657">non</w> <w id="4381658">probare</w>,
<w id="4381660">cum</w> <w id="4381661">probaveris</w> <w id="4381662">eiusdem</w> <w id="4381663">generis</w> <w id="4381664">superiorem</w>? <w id="4381665">haec</w>
<w id="4381666">Chrysippea</w> <w id="4381667">sunt</w>, <w id="4381669">ne</w> <w id="4381670">ab</w> <w id="4381671">ipso</w> <w id="4381672">quidem</w> <w id="4381673">dissoluta</w>. <w id="4381675">quid</w>
<w id="4381676">enim</w> <w id="4381677">faceret</w> <w id="4381678">huic</w> <w id="4381679">conclusioni</w> '<w id="4381680">si</w> <w id="4381681">lucet</w>, <<w id="4381683">lucet</w>;><ref id="n469" target="ref469" /> <w id="4381685">lucet</w>
<w id="4381686">autem</w>; <w id="4381688">lucet</w> <w id="4381689">igitur</w>'? <w id="4381690">cederet</w> <w id="4381691">scilicet</w>; <w id="4381693">ipsa</w> <w id="4381694">enim</w> <w id="4381695">ratio</w>
<w id="4381696">conexi</w> <w id="4381697">cum</w> <w id="4381698">concesseris</w> <w id="4381699">superius</w> <w id="4381700">cogit</w> <w id="4381701">inferius</w> <w id="4381702">concedere</w>. <w id="4381704">quid</w> <w id="4381705">ergo</w> <w id="4381706">haec</w> <w id="4381707">ab</w> <w id="4381708">illa</w> <w id="4381709">conclusione</w> <w id="4381710">differt</w> '<w id="4381711">si</w>
<w id="4381712">mentiris</w>, <w id="4381714">mentiris</w>; <w id="4381716">mentiris</w> <w id="4381717">autem</w>; <w id="4381719">mentiris</w> <w id="4381720">igitur</w>'?
<w id="4381721">hoc</w> <w id="4381722">negas</w> <w id="4381723">te</w> <w id="4381724">posse</w> <w id="4381725">nec</w> <w id="4381726">adprobare</w> <w id="4381727">nec</w> <w id="4381728">inprobare</w>; <w id="4381730">qui</w>
<w id="4381731">igitur</w> <w id="4381732">magis</w> <w id="4381733">illud</w>? <w id="4381734">si</w> <w id="4381735">ars</w> <w id="4381736">si</w> <w id="4381737">ratio</w> <w id="4381738">si</w> <w id="4381739">via</w><ref id="n470" target="ref470" /> <w id="4381740">si</w> <w id="4381741">vis</w> <w id="4381742">denique</w>
<w id="4381743">conclusionis</w> <w id="4381744">valet</w>, <w id="4381746">eadem</w> <w id="4381747">est</w> <w id="4381748">in</w> <w id="4381749">utroque</w>.
<milestone n="97" unit="section" /><w id="4381751">Sed</w> <w id="4381752">hoc</w> <w id="4381753">extremum</w> <w id="4381754">eorum</w> <w id="4381755">est</w>: <w id="4381756">postulant</w> <w id="4381757">ut</w> <w id="4381758">excipiantur</w> <w id="4381759">haec</w> <w id="4381760">inexplicabilia</w>. <w id="4381762">tribunum</w> <w id="4381763">aliquem</w> <w id="4381764">censeo</w> <w id="4381765">videant</w>; <w id="4381767">a</w> <w id="4381768">me</w>
<w id="4381769">istam</w> <w id="4381770">exceptionem</w> <w id="4381771">numquam</w> <w id="4381772">inpetrabunt</w>. <w id="4381774">etenim</w> <w id="4381775">cum</w>
<w id="4381776">ab</w> <w id="4381777">Epicuro</w>, <w id="4381779">qui</w> <w id="4381780">totam</w> <w id="4381781">dialecticam</w> <w id="4381782">et</w> <w id="4381783">contemnit</w> <w id="4381784">et</w>
<w id="4381785">inridet</w>, <w id="4381787">non</w> <w id="4381788">inpetrent</w> <w id="4381789">ut</w> <w id="4381790">verum</w> <w id="4381791">esse</w> <w id="4381792">concedat</w> <w id="4381793">quod</w>
<w id="4381794">ita</w> <w id="4381795">effabimur</w> '<w id="4381796">aut</w> <w id="4381797">vivet</w> <w id="4381798">cras</w> <w id="4381799">Hermarchus</w> <w id="4381800">aut</w> <w id="4381801">non</w>
<w id="4381802">vivet</w>', <w id="4381804">cum</w> <w id="4381805">dialectici</w> <w id="4381806">sic</w> <w id="4381807">statuant</w>, <w id="4381809">omne</w> <w id="4381810">quod</w> <w id="4381811">ita</w>

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<w id="4381812">disiunctum</w> <w id="4381813">sit</w> <w id="4381814">quasi</w> '<w id="4381815">aut</w> <w id="4381816">etiam</w> <w id="4381817">aut</w> <w id="4381818">non</w>' <<w id="4381819">non</w>><ref id="n471" target="ref471" /> <w id="4381820">modo</w>
<w id="4381821">verum</w> <w id="4381822">esse</w> <w id="4381823">sed</w> <w id="4381824">etiam</w> <w id="4381825">necessarium</w> (<w id="4381826">vide</w> <w id="4381827">quam</w> <w id="4381828">sit</w>
<w id="4381829">cautus</w><ref id="n472" target="ref472" /> <w id="4381830">is</w> <w id="4381831">quem</w> <w id="4381832">isti</w> <w id="4381833">tardum</w><ref id="n473" target="ref473" /> <w id="4381834">putant</w>: '<w id="4381835">si</w> <w id="4381836">enim</w>' <w id="4381837">inquit</w>
'<w id="4381838">alterutrum</w> <w id="4381839">conoessero</w> <w id="4381840">necessarium</w> <w id="4381841">esse</w>, <w id="4381843">necesse</w> <w id="4381844">erit</w>
<w id="4381845">cras</w> <w id="4381846">Hermarchum</w> <w id="4381847">aut</w> <w id="4381848">vivere</w> <w id="4381849">aut</w> <w id="4381850">non</w> <w id="4381851">vivere</w>; <w id="4381853">nulla</w>
<w id="4381854">autem</w> <w id="4381855">est</w> <w id="4381856">in</w> <w id="4381857">natura</w> <w id="4381858">rerum</w> <w id="4381859">talis</w><ref id="n474" target="ref474" /> <w id="4381860">necessitas</w>') — <w id="4381861">cum</w>
<w id="4381862">hoc</w> <w id="4381863">igitur</w> <w id="4381864">dialectici</w> <w id="4381865">pugnent</w>, <w id="4381867">id</w> <w id="4381868">est</w> <w id="4381869">Antiochus</w> <w id="4381870">et</w>
<w id="4381871">Stoici</w>; <w id="4381873">totam</w> <w id="4381874">enim</w> <w id="4381875">evertit</w> <w id="4381876">dialecticam</w>: <w id="4381877">nam</w> <w id="4381878">si</w> <w id="4381879">e</w> <w id="4381880">contrariis</w> <w id="4381881">disiunctio</w> (<w id="4381882">contraria</w> <w id="4381883">autem</w> <w id="4381884">ea</w> <w id="4381885">dico</w>, <w id="4381887">cum</w> <w id="4381888">alterum</w> <w id="4381889">aiat</w><ref id="n475" target="ref475" /> <w id="4381890">alterum</w> <w id="4381891">neget</w>) — <w id="4381892">si</w> <w id="4381893">talis</w> <w id="4381894">disiunctio</w><ref id="n476" target="ref476" /> <w id="4381895">falsa</w>
<w id="4381896">potest</w> <w id="4381897">esse</w>, <w id="4381899">nulla</w> <w id="4381900">vera</w> <w id="4381901">est</w>.
<milestone n="98" unit="section" /><w id="4381903">mecum</w> <w id="4381904">vero</w> <w id="4381905">quid</w> <w id="4381906">habent</w>
<w id="4381907">litium</w>, <w id="4381909">qui</w> <w id="4381910">ipsorum</w> <w id="4381911">disciplinam</w><ref id="n477" target="ref477" /> <w id="4381912">sequor</w>? <w id="4381913">cum</w> <w id="4381914">aliquid</w>
<w id="4381915">huius</w> <w id="4381916">modi</w> <w id="4381917">inciderat</w>, <w id="4381919">sic</w> <w id="4381920">ludere</w><ref id="n478" target="ref478" /> <w id="4381921">Carneades</w> <w id="4381922">solebat</w>:
'<w id="4381923">si</w> <w id="4381924">recte</w> <w id="4381925">conclusi</w>, <w id="4381927">teneo</w>; <w id="4381929">sin</w> <w id="4381930">vitiose</w>, <w id="4381932">minam</w><ref id="n479" target="ref479" /> <w id="4381933">Diogenes</w><ref id="n480" target="ref480" />
,<w id="4381935">reddet</w>'; <w id="4381937">ab</w> <w id="4381938">eo</w> <w id="4381939">enim</w> <w id="4381940">Stoico</w> <w id="4381941">dialectica</w><ref id="n481" target="ref481" /> <w id="4381942">didicerat</w>, <w id="4381944">haec</w>
<w id="4381945">autem</w> <w id="4381946">meroes</w> <w id="4381947">erat</w> <w id="4381948">dialecticorum</w>. <w id="4381950">sequor</w> <w id="4381951">igitur</w> <w id="4381952">eas</w>
<w id="4381953">vias</w> <w id="4381954">quas</w> <w id="4381955">didici</w> <w id="4381956">ab</w> <w id="4381957">Antiocho</w>, <w id="4381959">nec</w> <w id="4381960">reperio</w> <w id="4381961">quo</w> <w id="4381962">modo</w>
<w id="4381963">iudicem</w> '<w id="4381964">si</w> <w id="4381965">lucet</w>, <<w id="4381967">lucet</w>>'<ref id="n482" target="ref482" /> <w id="4381968">verum</w> <w id="4381969">esse</w> <w id="4381970">ob</w> <w id="4381971">eam</w> <w id="4381972">causam</w>
<w id="4381973">quod</w> <w id="4381974">ita</w> <w id="4381975">didici</w>, <w id="4381977">omne</w> <w id="4381978">quod</w> <w id="4381979">ipsum</w> <w id="4381980">ex</w> <w id="4381981">se</w> <w id="4381982">conexum</w> <w id="4381983">sit</w>
<w id="4381984">verum</w> <w id="4381985">esse</w>, <w id="4381987">non</w> <w id="4381988">iudicem</w> '<w id="4381989">si</w> <w id="4381990">mentiris</w>, <w id="4381992">mentiris</w>' <w id="4381993">eodem</w>
<w id="4381994">modo</w> <w id="4381995">esse</w><ref id="n483" target="ref483" /> <w id="4381996">conexum</w>: <w id="4381997">aut</w> <w id="4381998">igitur</w> <w id="4381999">hoc</w> <w id="4382000">ut</w><ref id="n484" target="ref484" /> <w id="4382001">illud</w>, <w id="4382003">aut</w> <w id="4382004">nisi</w>
<w id="4382005">hoc</w> <w id="4382006">ne</w> <w id="4382007">illud</w> <w id="4382008">quidem</w> <w id="4382009">iudicabo</w>.</p>
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<p><w id="4382011">Sed</w><ref id="n485" target="ref485" /> <w id="4382012">ut</w> <w id="4382013">omnes</w> <w id="4382014">istos</w> <w id="4382015">aculeos</w> <w id="4382016">et</w> <w id="4382017">toturn</w> <w id="4382018">tortuosum</w>
<w id="4382019">genus</w> <w id="4382020">disputandi</w> <w id="4382021">relinquamus</w> <w id="4382022">ostendamusque</w> <w id="4382023">qui</w> <w id="4382024">simus</w>, <w id="4382026">iam</w> <w id="4382027">explicata</w> <w id="4382028">tota</w> <w id="4382029">Carneadis</w> <w id="4382030">sententia</w> <w id="4382031">Antiochea</w><ref id="n486" target="ref486" /> <w id="4382032">ista</w> <w id="4382033">conruent</w> <w id="4382034">universa</w>. <w id="4382036">nec</w> <w id="4382037">vero</w> <w id="4382038">quicquam</w>
<w id="4382039">ita</w> <w id="4382040">dicam</w> <w id="4382041">ut</w> <w id="4382042">quisquam</w> <w id="4382043">id</w> <w id="4382044">fingi</w> <w id="4382045">suspicetur</w>; <w id="4382047">a</w> <w id="4382048">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4382049">sumam</w>, <w id="4382051">qui</w> <w id="4382052">usque</w> <w id="4382053">ad</w> <w id="4382054">senectutem</w> <w id="4382055">cum</w> <w id="4382056">Carneade</w>
<w id="4382057">fuit</w>, <w id="4382059">homo</w> <w id="4382060">et</w> <w id="4382061">acutus</w> <w id="4382062">ut</w> <w id="4382063">Poenus</w> <w id="4382064">et</w> <w id="4382065">valde</w> <w id="4382066">studiosus</w>

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<w id="4382067">ac</w> <w id="4382068">diligens</w>; <w id="4382070">et</w> <w id="4382071">quattuor</w> <w id="4382072">eius</w> <w id="4382073">libri</w> <w id="4382074">sunt</w> <w id="4382075">de</w> <w id="4382076">sustinendis</w>
<w id="4382077">adsensionibus</w>, <w id="4382079">haec</w> <w id="4382080">autem</w> <w id="4382081">quae</w> <w id="4382082">iam</w> <w id="4382083">dicam</w> [<w id="4382084">quae</w><ref id="n487" target="ref487" />] <w id="4382085">sunt</w>
<w id="4382086">sumpta</w> <w id="4382087">de</w> <w id="4382088">primo</w>.
<milestone n="99" unit="section" /><w id="4382090">Duo</w> <w id="4382091">placet</w> <w id="4382092">esseCarneadi</w> <w id="4382093">genera</w>
<w id="4382094">visorum</w>; <w id="4382096">in</w> <w id="4382097">uno</w> <w id="4382098">hanc</w> <w id="4382099">divisionem</w>, <w id="4382101">alia</w> <w id="4382102">visa</w> <w id="4382103">esse</w> <w id="4382104">quae</w>
<w id="4382105">percipi</w> <w id="4382106">possint</w> <<w id="4382107">alia</w> <w id="4382108">quae</w> <w id="4382109">non</w> <w id="4382110">possint</w>,> <w id="4382112">in</w> <w id="4382113">altero</w>
<w id="4382114">autem</w>, <w id="4382116">alia</w> <w id="4382117">visa</w> <w id="4382118">esse</w> <w id="4382119">probabilia</w> <w id="4382120">alia</w> <w id="4382121">non</w> <w id="4382122">probabilia</w>.<ref id="n488" target="ref488" />
<w id="4382124">itaque</w> <w id="4382125">quae</w> <w id="4382126">contra</w> <w id="4382127">sensus</w> <w id="4382128">contraque</w> <w id="4382129">perspicuitatem</w>
<w id="4382130">dicantur</w> <w id="4382131">ea</w> <w id="4382132">pertinere</w> <w id="4382133">ad</w> <w id="4382134">superiorem</w> <w id="4382135">divisionem</w>, <w id="4382137">contra</w>
<w id="4382138">posteriorem</w> <w id="4382139">nihil</w> <w id="4382140">dici</w> <w id="4382141">oportere</w>. <w id="4382143">quare</w> <w id="4382144">ita</w> <w id="4382145">placere</w>, <w id="4382147">tale</w>
<w id="4382148">visum</w> <w id="4382149">nullum</w> <w id="4382150">esse</w> <w id="4382151">ut</w> <w id="4382152">perceptio</w> <w id="4382153">consequeretur</w>, <w id="4382155">ut</w>
<w id="4382156">autem</w> <w id="4382157">probatio</w> <w id="4382158">multa</w>. <w id="4382160">Etenim</w> <w id="4382161">contra</w> <w id="4382162">naturam</w> <w id="4382163">esset</w>,
<<w id="4382165">si</w>> <w id="4382166">probabile</w> <w id="4382167">nihil</w> <w id="4382168">esset</w>; <w id="4382170">sequitur</w><ref id="n489" target="ref489" /><ref id="n490" target="ref490" /> <w id="4382171">omnis</w> <w id="4382172">vitae</w> <w id="4382173">ea</w>
<w id="4382174">quam</w> <w id="4382175">tu</w> <w id="4382176">Luculle</w> <w id="4382177">commemorabas</w> <w id="4382178">eversio</w>. <w id="4382180">itaque</w><ref id="n491" target="ref491" /> <w id="4382181">et</w>
<w id="4382182">sensibus</w> <w id="4382183">probanda</w> <w id="4382184">multa</w> <w id="4382185">sunt</w>, <w id="4382187">teneatur</w> <w id="4382188">modo</w> <w id="4382189">illud</w>,
<w id="4382191">non</w> <w id="4382192">inesse</w> <w id="4382193">in</w> <w id="4382194">is</w> <w id="4382195">quicquam</w> <w id="4382196">tale</w> <w id="4382197">quale</w> <w id="4382198">non</w> <w id="4382199">etiam</w> <w id="4382200">falsum</w> <w id="4382201">nihil</w> <w id="4382202">ab</w> <w id="4382203">eo</w> <w id="4382204">differens</w> <w id="4382205">esse</w> <w id="4382206">possit</w> — <w id="4382207">sic</w> <w id="4382208">quidquid</w> <w id="4382209">accident</w> <w id="4382210">specie</w> <w id="4382211">probabile</w>, <w id="4382213">si</w> <w id="4382214">nihil</w> <w id="4382215">se</w> <w id="4382216">offeret</w><ref id="n492" target="ref492" /> <w id="4382217">quod</w>
<w id="4382218">sit</w> <w id="4382219">probabilitati</w> <w id="4382220">illi</w> <w id="4382221">contrarium</w>, <w id="4382223">utetur</w><ref id="n493" target="ref493" /> <w id="4382224">eo</w> <w id="4382225">sapiens</w>, <w id="4382227">ac</w>
<w id="4382228">sic</w> <w id="4382229">omnis</w> <w id="4382230">ratio</w> <w id="4382231">vitae</w> <w id="4382232">gubernabitur</w>. <w id="4382234">Etenim</w> <w id="4382235">is</w> <w id="4382236">quoque</w>
<w id="4382237">qui</w> <w id="4382238">a</w> <w id="4382239">vobis</w> <w id="4382240">sapiens</w> <w id="4382241">inducitur</w> <w id="4382242">multa</w> <w id="4382243">sequitur</w> <w id="4382244">probabilia</w> <w id="4382245">non</w> <w id="4382246">conprehensa</w> <w id="4382247">neque</w> <w id="4382248">percepta</w> <w id="4382249">neque</w> <w id="4382250">adsensa</w>
<w id="4382251">sed</w> <w id="4382252">similia</w> <w id="4382253">veri</w> <w id="4382254">quae</w> <w id="4382255">nisi</w> <w id="4382256">probet</w> <w id="4382257">omnis</w> <w id="4382258">vita</w> <w id="4382259">tollatur</w>.
<milestone n="100" unit="section" /><w id="4382261">quid</w> <w id="4382262">enim</w> <w id="4382263">conscendens</w>
<w id="4382264">navem</w> <w id="4382265">sapiens</w> <w id="4382266">num</w><ref id="n494" target="ref494" /> <w id="4382267">conprehensum</w> <w id="4382268">animo</w> <w id="4382269">habet</w> <w id="4382270">atque</w> <w id="4382271">perceptum</w> <w id="4382272">se</w> <w id="4382273">ex</w> <w id="4382274">sententia</w> <w id="4382275">navigaturum</w>? <w id="4382276">qui</w> <w id="4382277">potest</w>? <w id="4382278">sed</w> <w id="4382279">si</w> <w id="4382280">iam</w> <w id="4382281">ex</w> <w id="4382282">hoc</w>
<w id="4382283">loco</w> <w id="4382284">proficiscatur</w> <w id="4382285">Puteolos</w> <w id="4382286">stadia</w> <w id="4382287">triginta</w> <w id="4382288">probo</w> <w id="4382289">navigio</w> <w id="4382290">bono</w> <w id="4382291">gubernatore</w> <w id="4382292">hac</w><ref id="n495" target="ref495" /> <w id="4382293">tranquillitate</w>, <w id="4382295">probabile</w>
<w id="4382296">videatur</w><ref id="n496" target="ref496" /> <w id="4382297">se</w> <w id="4382298">illuc</w> <w id="4382299">venturum</w> <w id="4382300">esse</w> <w id="4382301">salvum</w>. <w id="4382303">Huius</w> <w id="4382304">modi</w>
<w id="4382305">igitur</w> <w id="4382306">visis</w> <w id="4382307">consilia</w> <w id="4382308">capiet</w> <w id="4382309">et</w> <w id="4382310">agendi</w> <w id="4382311">et</w> <w id="4382312">non</w> <w id="4382313">agendi</w>
<w id="4382314">faciliorque</w><ref id="n497" target="ref497" /> <w id="4382315">erit</w> <w id="4382316">ut</w> <w id="4382317">albam</w> <w id="4382318">esse</w> <w id="4382319">nivem</w> <w id="4382320">probet</w> <w id="4382321">quam</w>

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<w id="4382322">erat</w> <w id="4382323">Anaxagoras</w>, <w id="4382325">qui</w> <w id="4382326">id</w> <w id="4382327">non</w> <w id="4382328">modo</w> <w id="4382329">ita</w> <w id="4382330">esse</w> <w id="4382331">negabat</w>,
<w id="4382333">sed</w> <w id="4382334">sibi</w>, <w id="4382336">quia</w> <w id="4382337">sciret</w> <w id="4382338">aquam</w> <w id="4382339">nigram</w> <w id="4382340">esse</w> <w id="4382341">under</w> <w id="4382342">illa</w>
<w id="4382343">concreta</w><ref id="n498" target="ref498" /> <w id="4382344">esset</w>, <w id="4382346">albam</w> <w id="4382347">ipsam</w> <w id="4382348">esse</w> <w id="4382349">ne</w> <w id="4382350">videri</w> <w id="4382351">quidem</w>,
<milestone n="101" unit="section" /><w id="4382353">et</w> <w id="4382354">quaecumque</w>
<w id="4382355">res</w> <w id="4382356">eum</w> <w id="4382357">sic</w> <w id="4382358">attinget</w> <w id="4382359">ut</w> <w id="4382360">sit</w><ref id="n499" target="ref499" /> <w id="4382361">visum</w> <w id="4382362">illud</w>
<w id="4382363">probabile</w> <w id="4382364">neque</w> <w id="4382365">ulla</w> <w id="4382366">re</w> <w id="4382367">impeditum</w>, <w id="4382369">movebitur</w>. <w id="4382371">non</w>
<w id="4382372">enim</w> <w id="4382373">est</w> <w id="4382374">e</w> <w id="4382375">saxo</w> <w id="4382376">sculptus</w> <w id="4382377">aut</w> <w id="4382378">e</w> <w id="4382379">robore</w><ref id="n500" target="ref500" /> <w id="4382380">dolatus</w>,<ref id="n501" target="ref501" /> <w id="4382382">habet</w>
<w id="4382383">corpus</w> <w id="4382384">habet</w> <w id="4382385">animum</w>, <w id="4382387">movetur</w> <w id="4382388">mente</w> <w id="4382389">movetur</w> <w id="4382390">sensibus</w>, <w id="4382392">ut</w> <w id="4382393">ei</w> <w id="4382394">vera</w> <w id="4382395">multa</w> <w id="4382396">videantur</w> <w id="4382397">neque</w> <w id="4382398">tamen</w> <w id="4382399">habere</w>
<w id="4382400">insignem</w> <w id="4382401">illam</w> <w id="4382402">et</w> <w id="4382403">propriam</w> <w id="4382404">percipiendi</w> <w id="4382405">notam</w>. <w id="4382407">eoque</w>
<w id="4382408">sapientem</w> <w id="4382409">non</w> <w id="4382410">adsentiri</w>, <w id="4382412">quia</w> <w id="4382413">possit</w> <w id="4382414">eiusdem</w> <w id="4382415">modi</w>
<w id="4382416">existere</w> <w id="4382417">falsum</w> <w id="4382418">aliquod</w> <w id="4382419">cuius</w> <w id="4382420">modihocverum</w>. <w id="4382422">Neque</w>
<w id="4382423">nos</w> <w id="4382424">contra</w> <w id="4382425">sensus</w> <w id="4382426">aliter</w> <w id="4382427">dicimus</w> <w id="4382428">ac</w> <w id="4382429">Stoici</w>, <w id="4382431">qui</w> <w id="4382432">multa</w>
<w id="4382433">falsa</w> <w id="4382434">esse</w> <w id="4382435">dicunt</w> <w id="4382436">longeque</w> <w id="4382437">aliter</w> <w id="4382438">se</w> <w id="4382439">habere</w> <w id="4382440">ac</w> <w id="4382441">sensibus</w>
<w id="4382442">videantur</w>. <milestone unit="chapter" n="32" /><w id="4382444">hoc</w> <w id="4382445">autem</w> <w id="4382446">si</w> <w id="4382447">ita</w> <w id="4382448">sit</w>, <w id="4382450">ut</w> <w id="4382451">unum</w> <w id="4382452">modo</w> <w id="4382453">sensibus</w>
<w id="4382454">falsum</w> <w id="4382455">videatur</w>, <w id="4382457">praesto</w> <w id="4382458">est</w> <w id="4382459">qui</w> <w id="4382460">neget</w> <w id="4382461">rem</w> <w id="4382462">ullam</w> <w id="4382463">percipi</w><ref id="n502" target="ref502" /> <w id="4382464">posse</w> <w id="4382465">sensibus</w>. <w id="4382467">ita</w> <w id="4382468">nobis</w> <w id="4382469">tacentibus</w> <w id="4382470">ex</w> <w id="4382471">uno</w> <w id="4382472">Epicuri</w>
<w id="4382473">capite</w> <w id="4382474">altero</w> <w id="4382475">vestro</w> <w id="4382476">perceptio</w> <w id="4382477">et</w> <w id="4382478">conprehensio</w> <w id="4382479">tollitur</w>.
<w id="4382481">quod</w> <w id="4382482">est</w> <w id="4382483">caput</w> <w id="4382484">Epicuri</w>? '<w id="4382485">si</w> <w id="4382486">ullum</w> <w id="4382487">sensus</w> <w id="4382488">visum</w> <w id="4382489">falsum</w>
<w id="4382490">est</w>, <w id="4382492">nihil</w> <w id="4382493">potest</w><ref id="n503" target="ref503" /> <w id="4382494">percipi</w>.' <w id="4382496">quod</w> <w id="4382497">vestrum</w>? '<w id="4382498">sunt</w> <w id="4382499">falsa</w>
<w id="4382500">sensus</w> <w id="4382501">visa</w>.' <w id="4382503">quid</w> <w id="4382504">sequitur</w>? <w id="4382505">ut</w> <w id="4382506">taceam</w>, <w id="4382508">conclusio</w> <w id="4382509">ipsa</w>
<w id="4382510">loquitur</w>: '<w id="4382511">nihil</w> <w id="4382512">posse</w> <w id="4382513">percipi</w>'. '<w id="4382515">Non</w> <w id="4382516">concedo</w>' <w id="4382517">inquit</w>
'<w id="4382518">Epicuro</w>'. <w id="4382520">Certa</w> <w id="4382521">igitur</w> <w id="4382522">cum</w> <w id="4382523">illo</w>, <w id="4382525">qui</w> <w id="4382526">a</w> <w id="4382527">te</w> <w id="4382528">totus</w> <w id="4382529">diversus</w>
<w id="4382530">est</w>, <w id="4382532">noli</w> <w id="4382533">mecum</w>, <w id="4382535">qui</w> <w id="4382536">hoc</w> <w id="4382537">quidem</w> <w id="4382538">certe</w>, <w id="4382540">falsi</w> <w id="4382541">esse</w> <w id="4382542">aliquid</w> <w id="4382543">in</w> <w id="4382544">sensibus</w>,, <w id="4382547">tibi</w> <w id="4382548">adsentior</w>.
<milestone n="102" unit="section" /><w id="4382550">Quamquam</w> <w id="4382551">nihil</w> <w id="4382552">mihi</w>
<w id="4382553">tam</w> <w id="4382554">mirum</w> <w id="4382555">videtur</w> <w id="4382556">quam</w> <w id="4382557">ista</w> <w id="4382558">dici</w>, <w id="4382560">ab</w> <w id="4382561">Antiocho</w> <w id="4382562">quidem</w>
<w id="4382563">maxime</w>, <w id="4382565">cui</w> <w id="4382566">erant</w><ref id="n504" target="ref504" /> <w id="4382567">ea</w> <w id="4382568">quae</w> <w id="4382569">paulo</w> <w id="4382570">ante</w> <w id="4382571">dixi</w> <w id="4382572">notissima</w>.
<w id="4382574">licet</w> <w id="4382575">enim</w> <w id="4382576">haec</w> <w id="4382577">quivis</w> <w id="4382578">arbitratu</w> <w id="4382579">suo</w> <w id="4382580">reprehendat</w> <w id="4382581">quod</w>
<w id="4382582">negemus</w> <w id="4382583">rem</w> <w id="4382584">ullam</w> <w id="4382585">percipi</w> <w id="4382586">posse</w>, <w id="4382588">certe</w> <w id="4382589">levior</w> <w id="4382590">reprehensio</w> <w id="4382591">est</w>, <w id="4382593">quod</w> <w id="4382594">tamen</w> <w id="4382595">dicimus</w> <w id="4382596">esse</w> <w id="4382597">quaedam</w> <w id="4382598">probabilia</w>. <w id="4382600">non</w> <w id="4382601">videtur</w> <w id="4382602">hoc</w> <w id="4382603">satis</w> <w id="4382604">esse</w> <w id="4382605">vobis</w>. <w id="4382607">ne</w> <w id="4382608">sit</w>; <w id="4382610">illa</w>
<w id="4382611">certe</w> <w id="4382612">debemus</w> <w id="4382613">effugere</w>, <w id="4382615">quae</w> <w id="4382616">a</w> <w id="4382617">te</w> <w id="4382618">vel</w> <w id="4382619">maxime</w> <w id="4382620">agitata</w>

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<w id="4382621">sunt</w>: '<w id="4382622">nihil</w> <w id="4382623">igitur</w> <w id="4382624">cernis</w>,<ref id="n505" target="ref505" /> <w id="4382626">nihil</w> <w id="4382627">audis</w>, <w id="4382629">nihil</w> <w id="4382630">tibi</w> <w id="4382631">est</w>
<w id="4382632">perspicuum</w>'. <w id="4382634">Explicavi</w><ref id="n506" target="ref506" /> <w id="4382635">paulo</w> <w id="4382636">ante</w> <w id="4382637">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4382638">auctore</w>
<w id="4382639">quo</w> <w id="4382640">modo</w> <w id="4382641">ista</w> <w id="4382642">Carneades</w> <w id="4382643">diceret</w>; <w id="4382645">accipe</w> <w id="4382646">quem</w> <w id="4382647">ad</w>
<w id="4382648">modum</w> <w id="4382649">eadem</w> <w id="4382650">dicantur</w> <w id="4382651">a</w> <w id="4382652">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4382653">in</w> <w id="4382654">eo</w> <w id="4382655">libro</w> <w id="4382656">quem</w>
<w id="4382657">ad</w> <w id="4382658">C</w>. <w id="4382660">Lucilium</w> <w id="4382661">scripsit</w> <w id="4382662">poetam</w>, <w id="4382664">cum</w> <w id="4382665">scripsisset</w> <w id="4382666">isdem</w>
<w id="4382667">de</w> <w id="4382668">rebus</w> <w id="4382669">ad</w> <w id="4382670">L</w>. <w id="4382672">Censorinum</w> <w id="4382673">eum</w> <w id="4382674">qui</w> <w id="4382675">consul</w> <w id="4382676">cum</w> <w id="4382677">M</w>'.<ref id="n507" target="ref507" />
<w id="4382679">Manilio</w> <w id="4382680">fuit</w>. <w id="4382682">scripsit</w> <w id="4382683">igitur</w> <w id="4382684">his</w> <w id="4382685">fere</w> <w id="4382686">verbis</w> (<w id="4382687">sunt</w> <w id="4382688">enim</w>
<w id="4382689">mihi</w> <w id="4382690">nota</w> <w id="4382691">propterea</w> <w id="4382692">quod</w> <w id="4382693">earum</w> <w id="4382694">ipsarum</w> <w id="4382695">rerum</w> <w id="4382696">de</w>
<w id="4382697">quibus</w> <w id="4382698">agimus</w> <w id="4382699">prima</w> <w id="4382700">institutio</w> <w id="4382701">et</w> <w id="4382702">quasi</w> <w id="4382703">disciplina</w> <w id="4382704">illo</w>
<w id="4382705">libro</w> <w id="4382706">continetur</w>) — <w id="4382707">sed</w> <w id="4382708">scriptum</w> <w id="4382709">est</w> <w id="4382710">ita</w>:——
<milestone n="103" unit="section" /><w id="4382711">Academicis</w>
<w id="4382712">placere</w> <w id="4382713">esse</w> <w id="4382714">rerum</w> <w id="4382715">eius</w> <w id="4382716">modi</w> <w id="4382717">dissimilitudines</w><ref id="n508" target="ref508" /> <w id="4382718">ut</w> <w id="4382719">aliae</w>
<w id="4382720">probabiles</w> <w id="4382721">videantur</w> <w id="4382722">aliae</w> <w id="4382723">contra</w>. <w id="4382725">id</w> <w id="4382726">autem</w> <w id="4382727">non</w> <w id="4382728">esse</w>
<w id="4382729">satis</w> <w id="4382730">cur</w> <w id="4382731">alia</w> <w id="4382732">posse</w> <w id="4382733">percipi</w> <w id="4382734">dicas</w> <w id="4382735">alia</w> <w id="4382736">non</w> <w id="4382737">posse</w>,
<w id="4382739">propterea</w> <w id="4382740">quod</w> <w id="4382741">multa</w> <w id="4382742">falsa</w> <w id="4382743">probabilia</w> <w id="4382744">sint</w>, <w id="4382746">nihil</w> <w id="4382747">autem</w>
<w id="4382748">falsi</w> <w id="4382749">perceptum</w> <w id="4382750">et</w> <w id="4382751">cognitum</w> <w id="4382752">possit</w> <w id="4382753">esse</w>. <w id="4382755">itaque</w> <w id="4382756">ait</w>
<w id="4382757">vehementer</w> <w id="4382758">errare</w> <w id="4382759">eos</w> <w id="4382760">qui</w> <w id="4382761">dicant</w> <w id="4382762">ab</w> <w id="4382763">Academia</w> <w id="4382764">sensus</w>
<w id="4382765">eripi</w>, <w id="4382767">a</w> <w id="4382768">quibus</w> <w id="4382769">numquam</w> <w id="4382770">dictum</w> <w id="4382771">sit</w> <w id="4382772">aut</w> <w id="4382773">colorem</w> <w id="4382774">aut</w>
<w id="4382775">saporem</w> <w id="4382776">aut</w> <w id="4382777">sonum</w> <w id="4382778">nullum</w> <w id="4382779">esse</w>, <w id="4382781">illud</w> <w id="4382782">sit</w> <w id="4382783">disputatum</w>,
<w id="4382785">non</w> <w id="4382786">inesse</w> <w id="4382787">in</w> <w id="4382788">iis</w> <w id="4382789">propriam</w> <w id="4382790">quae</w> <w id="4382791">nusquam</w> <w id="4382792">alibi</w> <w id="4382793">esset</w>
<w id="4382794">veri</w> <w id="4382795">et</w> <w id="4382796">certi</w> <w id="4382797">notam</w>.
<milestone n="104" unit="section" /><w id="4382799">quae</w> <w id="4382800">cum</w> <w id="4382801">exposuisset</w>, <w id="4382803">adiungit</w>
<w id="4382804">dupliciter</w> <w id="4382805">dici</w> <w id="4382806">adsensus</w> <w id="4382807">sustinere</w> <w id="4382808">sapientem</w>, <w id="4382810">uno</w> <w id="4382811">modo</w>
<w id="4382812">cum</w> <w id="4382813">hoc</w> <w id="4382814">intellegatur</w>, <w id="4382816">omnino</w> <w id="4382817">eum</w> <w id="4382818">rei</w> <w id="4382819">nulli</w> <w id="4382820">adsentiri</w>,
<w id="4382822">altero</w> <w id="4382823">cum</w> <w id="4382824">se</w> <w id="4382825">a</w> <w id="4382826">respondendo</w> <w id="4382827">ut</w> <w id="4382828">aut</w> <w id="4382829">adprobet</w> <w id="4382830">quid</w> <w id="4382831">aut</w>
<w id="4382832">inprobet</w> <w id="4382833">sustineat</w>, <w id="4382835">ut</w> <w id="4382836">neque</w> <w id="4382837">neget</w> <w id="4382838">aliquid</w> <w id="4382839">neque</w> <w id="4382840">aiat</w>.<ref id="n509" target="ref509" />
<w id="4382842">id</w> <w id="4382843">cum</w> <w id="4382844">ita</w> <w id="4382845">sit</w>, <w id="4382847">alterum</w> <w id="4382848">placere</w> <w id="4382849">ut</w> <w id="4382850">numquam</w> <w id="4382851">adsentiatur</w>, <w id="4382853">alterum</w> <w id="4382854">tenere</w> <w id="4382855">ut</w> <w id="4382856">sequens</w> <w id="4382857">probabilitatem</w>, <w id="4382859">ubicumque</w> <w id="4382860">haec</w> <w id="4382861">aut</w> <w id="4382862">occurrat</w> <w id="4382863">aut</w> <w id="4382864">deficiat</w>, <w id="4382866">aut</w> '<w id="4382867">etiam</w>'
<w id="4382868">aut</w> '<w id="4382869">non</w>' <w id="4382870">respondere</w> <w id="4382871">possit</w>.<ref id="n510" target="ref510" /> †<w id="4382873">nec</w> <w id="4382874">ut</w>† <w id="4382875">placeat</w> <w id="4382876">eum</w><ref id="n511" target="ref511" /> <w id="4382877">qui</w>
<w id="4382878">de</w> <w id="4382879">omnibus</w> <w id="4382880">rebus</w> <w id="4382881">contineat</w> <w id="4382882">se</w> <w id="4382883">ab</w> <w id="4382884">adsentiendo</w> <w id="4382885">moveri</w>
<w id="4382886">tamen</w> <w id="4382887">et</w> <w id="4382888">agere</w> <w id="4382889">aliquid</w>, <w id="4382891">reliquit</w><ref id="n512" target="ref512" /> <w id="4382892">eius</w> <w id="4382893">modi</w> <w id="4382894">visa</w> <w id="4382895">quibus</w>
<w id="4382896">ad</w> <w id="4382897">actionem</w> <w id="4382898">excitemur</w>, <w id="4382900">item</w> <w id="4382901">ea</w> <w id="4382902">quae</w> <w id="4382903">interrogati</w><ref id="n513" target="ref513" /> <w id="4382904">in</w>

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<w id="4382905">utramque</w> <w id="4382906">partem</w> <w id="4382907">respondere</w> <w id="4382908">possimus</w> <w id="4382909">sequentes</w> <w id="4382910">tantum</w> <w id="4382911">modo</w> <w id="4382912">quod</w> <w id="4382913">ita</w> <w id="4382914">visum</w> <w id="4382915">sit</w>, <w id="4382917">dum</w> <w id="4382918">sine</w> <w id="4382919">adsensu</w>;
<w id="4382921">neque</w> <w id="4382922">tamen</w> <w id="4382923">omnia</w> <w id="4382924">eius</w> <w id="4382925">modi</w> <w id="4382926">visa</w> <w id="4382927">adprobari</w><ref id="n514" target="ref514" /> <w id="4382928">sed</w> <w id="4382929">ea</w>
<w id="4382930">quae</w> <w id="4382931">nulla</w> <w id="4382932">re</w> <w id="4382933">inpedirentur</w>.
<milestone n="105" unit="section" /><w id="4382935">Haec</w> <w id="4382936">si</w> <w id="4382937">vobis</w> <w id="4382938">non</w> <w id="4382939">probamus</w>, <w id="4382941">sint</w> <w id="4382942">falsa</w> <w id="4382943">sane</w>, <w id="4382945">invidiosa</w> <w id="4382946">certe</w> <w id="4382947">non</w> <w id="4382948">sunt</w>. <w id="4382950">non</w>
<w id="4382951">enim</w><ref id="n515" target="ref515" /> <w id="4382952">lucem</w> <w id="4382953">eripimus</w> <w id="4382954">sed</w> <w id="4382955">ea</w> <w id="4382956">quae</w> <w id="4382957">vos</w> <w id="4382958">percipi</w> <w id="4382959">conprehendique</w> <w id="4382960">eadem</w> <w id="4382961">nos</w>, <w id="4382963">si</w> <w id="4382964">modo</w> <w id="4382965">probabilia</w> <w id="4382966">sint</w>, <w id="4382968">videri</w> <w id="4382969">dicimus</w>.</p>
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<p><w id="4382971">Sic</w> <w id="4382972">igitur</w> <w id="4382973">inducto</w> <w id="4382974">et</w> <w id="4382975">constituto</w> <w id="4382976">probabili</w>,<ref id="n516" target="ref516" /> <w id="4382978">et</w>.<w id="4382980">eo</w> <w id="4382981">quidem</w> <w id="4382982">expedito</w> <w id="4382983">soluto</w> <w id="4382984">libero</w> <w id="4382985">nulla</w> <w id="4382986">re</w> <w id="4382987">inplicato</w>, <w id="4382989">vides</w>
<w id="4382990">profecto</w> <w id="4382991">Luculle</w> <w id="4382992">iacere</w> <w id="4382993">iam</w> <w id="4382994">illud</w> <w id="4382995">tuum</w> <w id="4382996">perspicuitatis</w>
<w id="4382997">patrocinium</w>. <w id="4382999">isdem</w> <w id="4383000">enim</w> <w id="4383001">hic</w> <w id="4383002">sapiens</w> <w id="4383003">de</w> <w id="4383004">quo</w> <w id="4383005">loquor</w>
<w id="4383006">oculis</w> <w id="4383007">quibus</w> <w id="4383008">iste</w> <w id="4383009">vester</w> <w id="4383010">caelum</w> <w id="4383011">terram</w> <w id="4383012">mare</w> <w id="4383013">intuebitur</w>, <w id="4383015">isdem</w> <w id="4383016">sensibus</w> <w id="4383017">reliqua</w> <w id="4383018">quae</w> <w id="4383019">sub</w> <w id="4383020">quemque</w> <w id="4383021">sensum</w>
<w id="4383022">cadunt</w> <w id="4383023">sentiet</w>.<ref id="n517" target="ref517" /> <w id="4383025">mare</w> <w id="4383026">illud</w>, <w id="4383028">quod</w> <w id="4383029">nunc</w> <w id="4383030">favonio</w> <w id="4383031">nascente</w>
<w id="4383032">purpureum</w> <w id="4383033">videtur</w>, <w id="4383035">idem</w> <w id="4383036">huic</w> <w id="4383037">nostro</w> <w id="4383038">videbitur</w>, <w id="4383040">nec</w>
<w id="4383041">tamen</w> <w id="4383042">adsentietur</w>, <w id="4383044">quia</w> <w id="4383045">nobismet</w> <w id="4383046">ipsis</w> <w id="4383047">modo</w> <w id="4383048">caeruleum</w> <w id="4383049">videbatur</w> <w id="4383050">mane</w> <w id="4383051">ravum</w>, <w id="4383053">quodque</w> <w id="4383054">nunc</w> <w id="4383055">qua</w> <w id="4383056">a</w>
<w id="4383057">sole</w> <w id="4383058">conlucet</w><ref id="n518" target="ref518" /> <w id="4383059">albescit</w> <w id="4383060">etvibrat</w> <w id="4383061">dissimileque</w> <w id="4383062">estproximo</w>
<w id="4383063">ei</w><ref id="n519" target="ref519" /> <w id="4383064">continenti</w>, <w id="4383066">ut</w> <w id="4383067">etiam</w> <w id="4383068">si</w> <w id="4383069">possis</w> <w id="4383070">rationem</w> <w id="4383071">reddere</w> <w id="4383072">cur</w>
<w id="4383073">id</w> <w id="4383074">eveniat</w> <w id="4383075">tamen</w> <w id="4383076">non</w> <w id="4383077">possis</w> <w id="4383078">id</w> <w id="4383079">verum</w> <w id="4383080">esse</w> <w id="4383081">quod</w> <w id="4383082">videbatur</w> <w id="4383083">oculis</w> <w id="4383084">defendere</w>.
<milestone n="106" unit="section" />'<w id="4383086">Unde</w> <w id="4383087">memoria</w>, <w id="4383089">si</w> <w id="4383090">nihil</w> <w id="4383091">percipimus</w>?' <w id="4383092">sic</w><ref id="n520" target="ref520" /> <w id="4383093">enim</w> <w id="4383094">quaerebas</w>. <w id="4383096">quid</w><ref id="n521" target="ref521" /> <w id="4383097">meminisse</w> <w id="4383098">visa</w>
<w id="4383099">nisi</w> <w id="4383100">conprensa</w> <w id="4383101">non</w> <w id="4383102">possumus</w>? <w id="4383103">quid</w> <w id="4383104">Polyaenus</w>,<ref id="n522" target="ref522" /> <w id="4383106">qui</w>
<w id="4383107">magnus</w> <w id="4383108">mathematicus</w> <w id="4383109">fuisse</w> <w id="4383110">dicitur</w>, <w id="4383112">is</w> <w id="4383113">postea</w> <w id="4383114">quam</w>
<w id="4383115">Epicuro</w> <w id="4383116">adsentiens</w> <w id="4383117">totam</w> <w id="4383118">geometriam</w> <w id="4383119">falsam</w> <w id="4383120">esse</w>
<w id="4383121">credidit</w>, <w id="4383123">num</w> <w id="4383124">illa</w> <w id="4383125">etiam</w> <w id="4383126">quae</w> <w id="4383127">sciebat</w> <w id="4383128">oblitus</w> <w id="4383129">est</w>? <w id="4383130">atqui</w> <w id="4383131">falsum</w> <w id="4383132">quod</w> <w id="4383133">est</w> <w id="4383134">id</w> <w id="4383135">percipi</w> <w id="4383136">non</w> <w id="4383137">potest</w>, <w id="4383139">ut</w> <w id="4383140">vobismet</w>
<w id="4383141">ipsis</w> <w id="4383142">placet</w>. <w id="4383144">si</w> <w id="4383145">igitur</w> <w id="4383146">memoria</w> <w id="4383147">perceptarum</w> <w id="4383148">conprensarumque</w> <w id="4383149">rerum</w> <w id="4383150">est</w>, <w id="4383152">omnia</w> <w id="4383153">quae</w> <w id="4383154">quisque</w> <w id="4383155">meminit</w>

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<w id="4383156">habet</w> <w id="4383157">ea</w> <w id="4383158">conprensa</w> <w id="4383159">atque</w> <w id="4383160">percepta</w>; <w id="4383162">falsi</w> <w id="4383163">autem</w> <w id="4383164">conprendi</w> <w id="4383165">nihil</w> <w id="4383166">potest</w>; <w id="4383168">et</w> <w id="4383169">omnia</w> <w id="4383170">meminit</w> <w id="4383171">Seiron</w><ref id="n523" target="ref523" /> <w id="4383172">Epicuri</w>
<w id="4383173">dogmata</w>; <w id="4383175">vera</w> <w id="4383176">igitur</w> <w id="4383177">illa</w> <w id="4383178">sunt</w> <w id="4383179">nunc</w> <w id="4383180">omnia</w>.<ref id="n524" target="ref524" /> <w id="4383182">hoc</w> <w id="4383183">per</w>
<w id="4383184">me</w> <w id="4383185">licet</w>; <w id="4383187">sed</w> <w id="4383188">tibi</w> <w id="4383189">aut</w> <w id="4383190">concedendum</w> <w id="4383191">est</w> <w id="4383192">ita</w> <w id="4383193">esse</w>, <w id="4383195">quod</w>
<w id="4383196">minime</w> <w id="4383197">vis</w>, <w id="4383199">aut</w> <w id="4383200">memoriam</w> <w id="4383201">mihi</w> <w id="4383202">remittas</w> <w id="4383203">oportet</w> <w id="4383204">et</w> <w id="4383205">fateare</w><ref id="n525" target="ref525" /> <w id="4383206">esse</w> <w id="4383207">ei</w> <w id="4383208">locum</w> <w id="4383209">etiam</w> <w id="4383210">si</w> <w id="4383211">conprehensio</w> <w id="4383212">perceptioque</w> <w id="4383213">nulla</w> <w id="4383214">sit</w>.
<milestone n="107" unit="section" />'<w id="4383216">Quid</w><ref id="n526" target="ref526" /> <w id="4383217">fiet</w> <w id="4383218">artibus</w>?' <w id="4383219">Quibus</w>?<ref id="n527" target="ref527" /> <w id="4383220">iisne</w> <w id="4383221">quae</w><ref id="n528" target="ref528" />
<w id="4383222">ipsae</w> <w id="4383223">fatentur</w> <w id="4383224">coniectura</w> <w id="4383225">se</w> <w id="4383226">plus</w> <w id="4383227">uti</w> <w id="4383228">quam</w> <w id="4383229">scientia</w>,
<w id="4383231">an</w> <w id="4383232">iis</w><ref id="n529" target="ref529" /> <w id="4383233">quae</w> <w id="4383234">tantum</w> <w id="4383235">id</w> <w id="4383236">quod</w> <w id="4383237">videtur</w> <w id="4383238">secuntur</w> <w id="4383239">nec</w>
<w id="4383240">habent</w><ref id="n530" target="ref530" /> <w id="4383241">istam</w> <w id="4383242">artem</w> <w id="4383243">vestram</w> <w id="4383244">qua</w> <w id="4383245">vera</w> <w id="4383246">et</w> <w id="4383247">falsa</w> <w id="4383248">diiudicent</w>?</p>
<p><w id="4383249">Sed</w> <w id="4383250">illa</w> <w id="4383251">sunt</w> <w id="4383252">lumina</w> <w id="4383253">duo</w> <w id="4383254">quae</w> <w id="4383255">maxime</w> <w id="4383256">causam</w>
<w id="4383257">istam</w> <w id="4383258">continent</w>. <w id="4383260">Primum</w> <w id="4383261">enim</w> <w id="4383262">negatis</w> <w id="4383263">fieri</w> <w id="4383264">posse</w> <w id="4383265">ut</w>
<w id="4383266">quisquam</w> <w id="4383267">nulli</w> <w id="4383268">rei</w> <w id="4383269">adsentiatur</w>. <w id="4383271">at</w> <w id="4383272">id</w> <w id="4383273">quidem</w> <w id="4383274">perspicuum</w> <w id="4383275">est</w>, <w id="4383277">cum</w> <w id="4383278">Panaetius</w>, <w id="4383280">princeps</w> <w id="4383281">prope</w> <w id="4383282">meo</w> <w id="4383283">quidem</w>
<w id="4383284">iudicio</w> <w id="4383285">Stoicorum</w>, <w id="4383287">ea</w> <w id="4383288">de</w> <w id="4383289">re</w> <w id="4383290">dubitare</w> <w id="4383291">se</w> <w id="4383292">dicat</w> <w id="4383293">quam</w><ref id="n531" target="ref531" />
<w id="4383294">omnes</w> <w id="4383295">praeter</w> <w id="4383296">eum</w> <w id="4383297">Stoici</w> <w id="4383298">certissimam</w><ref id="n532" target="ref532" /> <w id="4383299">putant</w>, <w id="4383301">vera</w>
<w id="4383302">esse</w> <<w id="4383303">responsa</w>> <w id="4383304">haruspicum</w><ref id="n533" target="ref533" /> <w id="4383305">auspicia</w> <w id="4383306">oracula</w> <w id="4383307">somnia</w>
<w id="4383308">vaticinationes</w>, <w id="4383310">seque</w> <w id="4383311">ab</w> <w id="4383312">adsensu</w> <w id="4383313">sustineat</w> — <w id="4383314">quod</w>
<w id="4383315">is</w> <w id="4383316">potest</w> <w id="4383317">facere</w> <w id="4383318">vel</w><ref id="n534" target="ref534" /> <w id="4383319">de</w> <w id="4383320">iis</w> <w id="4383321">rebus</w> <w id="4383322">quas</w> <w id="4383323">illi</w> <w id="4383324">a</w> <w id="4383325">quibus</w>
<w id="4383326">ipse</w> <w id="4383327">didicit</w> <w id="4383328">certas</w> <w id="4383329">habuerint</w>, <w id="4383331">cur</w> <w id="4383332">id</w> <w id="4383333">sapiens</w> <w id="4383334">de</w> <w id="4383335">reliquis</w> <w id="4383336">rebus</w> <w id="4383337">facere</w> <w id="4383338">non</w> <w id="4383339">possit</w>? <w id="4383340">an</w> <w id="4383341">est</w> <w id="4383342">aliquid</w> <w id="4383343">quod</w>
<w id="4383344">positum</w><ref id="n535" target="ref535" /> <w id="4383345">vel</w> <w id="4383346">inprobare</w> <w id="4383347">vel</w> <w id="4383348">adprobare</w> <w id="4383349">possit</w>, <w id="4383351">dubitare</w><ref id="n536" target="ref536" />
<w id="4383352">non</w> <w id="4383353">possit</w>? <w id="4383354">an</w> <w id="4383355">tu</w> <w id="4383356">in</w> <w id="4383357">soritis</w> <w id="4383358">poteris</w> <w id="4383359">hoc</w> <w id="4383360">cum</w> <w id="4383361">voles</w>,
<w id="4383363">ille</w> <w id="4383364">in</w> <w id="4383365">reliquis</w> <w id="4383366">rebus</w> <w id="4383367">non</w> <w id="4383368">poterit</w> <w id="4383369">eodem</w> <w id="4383370">modo</w> <w id="4383371">insistere</w>, <w id="4383373">praesertim</w> <w id="4383374">cum</w> <w id="4383375">possit</w> <w id="4383376">sine</w> <w id="4383377">adsensione</w> <w id="4383378">ipsam</w> <w id="4383379">veri</w>
<w id="4383380">similitudinem</w> <w id="4383381">non</w> <w id="4383382">inpeditam</w> <w id="4383383">sequi</w>.
<milestone n="108" unit="section" /><w id="4383385">Alterum</w> <w id="4383386">est</w>
<w id="4383387">quod</w> <w id="4383388">negatis</w><ref id="n537" target="ref537" /> <w id="4383389">actionem</w> <w id="4383390">ullius</w> <w id="4383391">rei</w> <w id="4383392">posse</w> <w id="4383393">in</w> <w id="4383394">eo</w> <w id="4383395">esse</w>
<w id="4383396">qui</w> <w id="4383397">nullam</w> <w id="4383398">rem</w> <w id="4383399">adsensu</w> <w id="4383400">suo</w> <w id="4383401">conprobet</w>. <w id="4383403">Primum</w> <w id="4383404">enim</w>

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<w id="4383405">videri</w> <w id="4383406">oportet</w>,<ref id="n538" target="ref538" /> <w id="4383408">in</w> <w id="4383409">quo</w> <w id="4383410">sit</w><ref id="n539" target="ref539" /> <w id="4383411">etiam</w> <w id="4383412">adsensus</w> (<w id="4383413">dicunt</w> <w id="4383414">enim</w>
<w id="4383415">Stoici</w> <w id="4383416">sensus</w> <w id="4383417">ipsos</w> <w id="4383418">adsensus</w> <w id="4383419">esse</w>, <w id="4383421">quos</w> <w id="4383422">quoniam</w> <w id="4383423">adpetitio</w> <w id="4383424">consequatur</w> <w id="4383425">actionem</w> <w id="4383426">sequi</w>) — <w id="4383427">tolli</w> <w id="4383428">autem</w>
<w id="4383429">omnia</w> <w id="4383430">si</w> <w id="4383431">visa</w> <w id="4383432">tollantur</w>. <milestone unit="chapter" n="34" /><w id="4383434">hac</w> <w id="4383435">de</w> <w id="4383436">re</w> <w id="4383437">in</w> <w id="4383438">utramque</w> <w id="4383439">partem</w>
5<w id="4383440">et</w> <w id="4383441">dicta</w> <w id="4383442">sunt</w><ref id="n540" target="ref540" /> <w id="4383443">et</w> <w id="4383444">scripta</w> <w id="4383445">multa</w> †<w id="4383446">vide</w> <w id="4383447">superiore</w>†,<ref id="n541" target="ref541" /> <w id="4383449">sed</w>
<w id="4383450">brevi</w> <w id="4383451">res</w> <w id="4383452">potest</w> <w id="4383453">tota</w> <w id="4383454">confici</w>. <w id="4383456">ego</w> <w id="4383457">enim</w> <w id="4383458">etsi</w> <w id="4383459">maximam</w>
<w id="4383460">actionem</w> <w id="4383461">puto</w> <w id="4383462">repugnare</w> <w id="4383463">visis</w> <w id="4383464">obsistere</w> <w id="4383465">opinionibus</w>
<w id="4383466">adsensus</w> <w id="4383467">lubricos</w> <w id="4383468">sustinere</w>, <w id="4383470">credoque</w> <w id="4383471">Clitomacho</w> <w id="4383472">ita</w>
<w id="4383473">scribenti</w>, <w id="4383475">Herculi</w> <w id="4383476">quendam</w> <w id="4383477">laborem</w> <w id="4383478">exanclatum</w><ref id="n542" target="ref542" /> <w id="4383479">a</w> <w id="4383480">Carneade</w>, <w id="4383482">quod</w> <w id="4383483">ut</w> <w id="4383484">feram</w> <w id="4383485">et</w> <w id="4383486">inmanem</w> <w id="4383487">beluam</w> <w id="4383488">sic</w> <w id="4383489">ex</w>
<w id="4383490">animis</w> <w id="4383491">nostris</w> <w id="4383492">adsensionem</w> <w id="4383493">id</w> <w id="4383494">est</w> <w id="4383495">opinationem</w> <w id="4383496">et</w> <w id="4383497">temeritatem</w> <w id="4383498">extraxisset</w>, <w id="4383500">tamen</w>, <w id="4383502">ut</w> <w id="4383503">ea</w> <w id="4383504">pars</w> <w id="4383505">defensionis</w>
<w id="4383506">relinquatur</w>, <w id="4383508">quid</w> <w id="4383509">impediet</w> <w id="4383510">actionem</w> <w id="4383511">eius</w> <w id="4383512">qui</w> <w id="4383513">probabilia</w> <w id="4383514">sequitur</w> <w id="4383515">nulla</w> <w id="4383516">re</w> <w id="4383517">inpediente</w>?
<milestone n="109" unit="section" />'<w id="4383518">Hoc</w>' <w id="4383519">inquit</w> '<w id="4383520">ipsum</w>
<w id="4383521">inpediet</w>, <w id="4383523">quod</w> <w id="4383524">statuet</w> <w id="4383525">ne</w> <w id="4383526">id</w> <w id="4383527">quidem</w> <w id="4383528">quod</w> <w id="4383529">probet</w> <w id="4383530">posse</w>
<w id="4383531">percipi</w>'. <w id="4383533">lam</w> <w id="4383534">istuc</w> <w id="4383535">te</w> <w id="4383536">quoque</w> <w id="4383537">impediet</w> <w id="4383538">in</w> <w id="4383539">navigando</w>
<w id="4383540">et</w><ref id="n543" target="ref543" /> <w id="4383541">in</w> <w id="4383542">conserendo</w>, <w id="4383544">in</w> <w id="4383545">uxore</w> <w id="4383546">ducenda</w> <w id="4383547">in</w> <w id="4383548">liberis</w> <w id="4383549">procreandis</w>, <w id="4383551">plurumisque</w> <w id="4383552">in</w> <w id="4383553">rebus</w>, <w id="4383555">in</w> <w id="4383556">quibus</w> <w id="4383557">nihil</w> <w id="4383558">sequere</w>
<w id="4383559">praeter</w> <w id="4383560">probabile</w>. <w id="4383562">Et</w> <w id="4383563">tamen</w> <w id="4383564">illud</w> <w id="4383565">usitatum</w> <w id="4383566">et</w> <w id="4383567">saepe</w>
<w id="4383568">repudiatum</w> <w id="4383569">refers</w>, <w id="4383571">non</w> <w id="4383572">ut</w> <w id="4383573">Antipater</w>, <w id="4383575">sed</w> <w id="4383576">ut</w> <w id="4383577">ais</w> <w id="4383578">pressius</w>; <w id="4383580">nam</w><ref id="n544" target="ref544" /> <w id="4383581">Antipatrum</w> <w id="4383582">reprensum</w><ref id="n545" target="ref545" /> <w id="4383583">quod</w> <w id="4383584">diceret</w> <w id="4383585">consentaneum</w> <w id="4383586">esse</w> <w id="4383587">ei</w> <w id="4383588">qui</w> <w id="4383589">adfirmaret</w> <w id="4383590">nihil</w> <w id="4383591">posse</w> <w id="4383592">conprendi</w> <w id="4383593">id</w> <w id="4383594">ipsum</w> <w id="4383595">saltem</w> <w id="4383596">dicere</w> <w id="4383597">posse</w> <w id="4383598">conprendi</w>. <w id="4383600">quod</w>
<w id="4383601">ipsi</w> <w id="4383602">Antiocho</w> <w id="4383603">pingue</w> <w id="4383604">videbatur</w> <w id="4383605">et</w> <w id="4383606">sibi</w> <w id="4383607">ipsum</w><ref id="n546" target="ref546" /> <w id="4383608">contrarium</w>;<ref id="n547" target="ref547" /> <w id="4383610">non</w> <w id="4383611">enim</w> <w id="4383612">potest</w> <w id="4383613">convenienter</w> <w id="4383614">dici</w> <w id="4383615">nihil</w> <w id="4383616">conprendi</w> <w id="4383617">posse</w>, <<w id="4383619">si</w> <w id="4383620">quicquam</w> <w id="4383621">conprendi</w> <w id="4383622">posse</w>><ref id="n548" target="ref548" /> <w id="4383623">dicatur</w>.
<w id="4383625">illo</w> <w id="4383626">modo</w> <w id="4383627">potius</w> <w id="4383628">putat</w> <w id="4383629">urguendum</w> <w id="4383630">fuisse</w> <w id="4383631">Carneadem</w>,
<w id="4383633">cum</w> <w id="4383634">sapientis</w> <w id="4383635">nullum</w> <w id="4383636">decretum</w> <w id="4383637">esse</w> <w id="4383638">possit</w><ref id="n549" target="ref549" /> <w id="4383639">nisi</w> <w id="4383640">conprehensum</w> <w id="4383641">perceptum</w> <w id="4383642">cognitum</w>, <w id="4383644">ut</w> <w id="4383645">hoc</w> <w id="4383646">ipsum</w> <w id="4383647">decre</w>-

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<w id="4383648">tum</w> <w id="4383649">qui</w> <w id="4383650">sapientis</w> <w id="4383651">esse</w> <<w id="4383652">diceret</w>>,<ref id="n550" target="ref550" /> <w id="4383654">nihil</w> <w id="4383655">posse</w> <w id="4383656">percipi</w>,
<w id="4383658">fateretur</w> <w id="4383659">esse</w> <w id="4383660">perceptum</w>. <w id="4383662">proinde</w> <w id="4383663">quasi</w> <w id="4383664">sapiens</w> <w id="4383665">nullum</w> <w id="4383666">aliud</w> <w id="4383667">decretum</w> <w id="4383668">habeat</w> <w id="4383669">et</w> <w id="4383670">sine</w> <w id="4383671">decretis</w> <w id="4383672">vitam</w> <w id="4383673">agere</w>
<w id="4383674">possit</w>.
<milestone n="110" unit="section" /><w id="4383676">sed</w> <w id="4383677">ut</w> <w id="4383678">illa</w><ref id="n551" target="ref551" /> <w id="4383679">habet</w> <w id="4383680">probabilia</w> <w id="4383681">non</w><ref id="n552" target="ref552" /> <w id="4383682">percepta</w>, <w id="4383684">sic</w>
<w id="4383685">hoc</w> <w id="4383686">ipsum</w> <w id="4383687">nihil</w> <w id="4383688">posse</w> <w id="4383689">percipi</w>. <w id="4383691">nam</w> <w id="4383692">si</w> <w id="4383693">in</w> <w id="4383694">hoc</w> <w id="4383695">haberet</w> <w id="4383696">cognitionis</w> <w id="4383697">notam</w>, <w id="4383699">eadem</w> <w id="4383700">uteretur</w> <w id="4383701">in</w> <w id="4383702">ceteris</w>; <w id="4383704">quam</w>
<w id="4383705">quoniam</w> <w id="4383706">non</w> <w id="4383707">habet</w>, <w id="4383709">utitur</w> <w id="4383710">probabilibus</w>. <w id="4383712">itaque</w> <w id="4383713">non</w>
<w id="4383714">metuit</w> <w id="4383715">ne</w> <w id="4383716">confundere</w> <w id="4383717">omnia</w> <w id="4383718">videatur</w> <w id="4383719">et</w> <w id="4383720">incerta</w> <w id="4383721">reddere</w>. <w id="4383723">non</w> <w id="4383724">enim</w> <w id="4383725">quem</w> <w id="4383726">ad</w> <w id="4383727">modum</w> <w id="4383728">si</w> <w id="4383729">quaesitum</w> <w id="4383730">ex</w>
<w id="4383731">eo</w> <w id="4383732">sit</w> <w id="4383733">stellarum</w> <w id="4383734">numerus</w> <w id="4383735">par</w> <w id="4383736">an</w> <w id="4383737">impar</w> <w id="4383738">sit</w>, <w id="4383740">item</w> <w id="4383741">si</w>
<w id="4383742">de</w> <w id="4383743">officio</w> <w id="4383744">multisque</w> <w id="4383745">aliis</w> <w id="4383746">de</w> <w id="4383747">rebus</w>, <w id="4383749">in</w> <w id="4383750">quibus</w> <w id="4383751">versatus</w>
<w id="4383752">exercitatus</w><<w id="4383753">que</w> <w id="4383754">sit</w>>,<ref id="n553" target="ref553" /> <w id="4383756">nescire</w> <w id="4383757">se</w> <w id="4383758">dicat</w>. <w id="4383760">in</w> <w id="4383761">incertis</w> <w id="4383762">enim</w>
<w id="4383763">nihil</w> <w id="4383764">est</w> <w id="4383765">probabile</w>; <w id="4383767">in</w> <w id="4383768">quibus</w> <w id="4383769">autem</w> <w id="4383770">est</w>, <w id="4383772">in</w> <w id="4383773">iis</w> <w id="4383774">non</w>
<w id="4383775">deerit</w> <w id="4383776">sapienti</w> <w id="4383777">nec</w> <w id="4383778">quid</w><ref id="n554" target="ref554" /> <w id="4383779">faciat</w> <w id="4383780">nec</w> <w id="4383781">quid</w> <w id="4383782">respondeat</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="111" unit="section" /><w id="4383784">Ne</w><ref id="n555" target="ref555" /> <w id="4383785">illam</w> <w id="4383786">quidem</w> <w id="4383787">praetermisisti</w> <w id="4383788">Luculle</w> <w id="4383789">reprehensionem</w> <w id="4383790">Antiochi</w> (<w id="4383791">nec</w> <w id="4383792">mirum</w>,<ref id="n556" target="ref556" /> <w id="4383794">in</w> <w id="4383795">primis</w> <w id="4383796">enim</w> <w id="4383797">est</w> <w id="4383798">nobilis</w>),
<w id="4383800">qua</w> <w id="4383801">solebat</w> <w id="4383802">dicere</w> <w id="4383803">Antiochus</w> <w id="4383804">Philonem</w> <w id="4383805">maxime</w> <w id="4383806">perturbatum</w>. <w id="4383808">cum</w> <w id="4383809">enim</w> <w id="4383810">sumeretur</w> <w id="4383811">unum</w><ref id="n557" target="ref557" /> <w id="4383812">esse</w> <w id="4383813">quaedam</w> <w id="4383814">falsa</w>
<w id="4383815">visa</w>, <w id="4383817">alterum</w> <w id="4383818">nihil</w> <w id="4383819">ea</w> <w id="4383820">differre</w> <w id="4383821">a</w> <w id="4383822">veris</w>, <w id="4383824">non</w> <w id="4383825">adtendere</w>
<w id="4383826">superius</w> <w id="4383827">illud</w> <w id="4383828">ea</w> <w id="4383829">re</w> <w id="4383830">esse</w><ref id="n558" target="ref558" /> <w id="4383831">conoessum</w> <w id="4383832">quod</w> <w id="4383833">videretur</w>
<w id="4383834">esse</w> <w id="4383835">quaedam</w> <w id="4383836">in</w> <w id="4383837">visis</w> <w id="4383838">differentia</w>, <w id="4383840">eam</w> <w id="4383841">tolli</w> <w id="4383842">altero</w><ref id="n559" target="ref559" /> <w id="4383843">quo</w>
<w id="4383844">neget</w><ref id="n560" target="ref560" /> <w id="4383845">visa</w> <w id="4383846">a</w> <w id="4383847">falsis</w> <w id="4383848">vera</w> <w id="4383849">differre</w> — <w id="4383850">nihil</w> <w id="4383851">tam</w> <w id="4383852">repugnare</w>. <w id="4383854">id</w> <w id="4383855">ita</w> <w id="4383856">esset</w>, <w id="4383858">si</w> <w id="4383859">nos</w> <w id="4383860">verum</w> <w id="4383861">omnino</w> <w id="4383862">tolleremus</w>.
<w id="4383864">non</w> <w id="4383865">facimus</w>; <w id="4383867">nam</w> <w id="4383868">tam</w> <w id="4383869">vera</w> <w id="4383870">quam</w> <w id="4383871">falsa</w> <w id="4383872">cernimus</w>.
<w id="4383874">sed</w> <w id="4383875">probandi</w> <w id="4383876">species</w> <w id="4383877">est</w>, <w id="4383879">percipiendi</w> <w id="4383880">signum</w><ref id="n561" target="ref561" /> <w id="4383881">nullum</w>
<w id="4383882">habemus</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="35" />
<p><milestone n="112" unit="section" /><w id="4383884">Ac</w> <w id="4383885">mihi</w> <w id="4383886">videor</w> <w id="4383887">nimis</w> <w id="4383888">etiam</w> <w id="4383889">nunc</w> <w id="4383890">agere</w> <w id="4383891">ieiune</w>. <w id="4383893">cum</w>
<w id="4383894">sit</w> <w id="4383895">enim</w> <w id="4383896">campus</w> <w id="4383897">in</w> <w id="4383898">quo</w> <w id="4383899">exultare</w> <w id="4383900">possit</w> <w id="4383901">oratio</w>, <w id="4383903">cur</w>
<w id="4383904">eam</w> <w id="4383905">tantas</w> <w id="4383906">in</w> <w id="4383907">angustias</w> <w id="4383908">et</w> <w id="4383909">Stoicorum</w> <w id="4383910">dumeta</w><ref id="n562" target="ref562" /> <w id="4383911">compellimus</w>? <w id="4383912">Si</w> <w id="4383913">enim</w> <w id="4383914">mihi</w> <w id="4383915">cum</w> <w id="4383916">Peripatetico</w> <w id="4383917">res</w> <w id="4383918">esset</w>,
<w id="4383920">qui</w> <w id="4383921">id</w><ref id="n563" target="ref563" /> <w id="4383922">percipi</w> <w id="4383923">posse</w> <w id="4383924">diceret</w> <w id="4383925">quod</w> <w id="4383926">inpressum</w> <w id="4383927">esset</w>

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<w id="4383928">e</w><ref id="n564" target="ref564" /> <w id="4383929">vero</w>, <w id="4383931">neque</w> <w id="4383932">adhaerere</w><ref id="n565" target="ref565" /> <w id="4383933">illam</w> <w id="4383934">magnam</w> <w id="4383935">accessionem</w>
'<w id="4383936">quo</w> <w id="4383937">modo</w> <w id="4383938">inprimi</w> <w id="4383939">non</w> <w id="4383940">posset</w> <w id="4383941">a</w> <w id="4383942">falso</w>', <w id="4383944">cum</w> <w id="4383945">simplici</w>
<w id="4383946">homine</w> <w id="4383947">simpliciter</w> <w id="4383948">agerem</w> <w id="4383949">nec</w> <w id="4383950">magno</w> <w id="4383951">opere</w> <w id="4383952">contenderem</w> <w id="4383953">atque</w> <w id="4383954">etiam</w> <w id="4383955">si</w>, <w id="4383957">cum</w> <w id="4383958">ego</w> <w id="4383959">nihil</w> <w id="4383960">dicerem</w> <w id="4383961">posse</w>
<w id="4383962">conprendi</w>, <w id="4383964">diceret</w> <w id="4383965">ille</w> <w id="4383966">sapientem</w> <w id="4383967">interdum</w> <w id="4383968">opinari</w>,
<w id="4383970">non</w> <w id="4383971">repugnarem</w>, <w id="4383973">praesertim</w> <w id="4383974">ne</w> <w id="4383975">Carneade</w><ref id="n566" target="ref566" /> <w id="4383976">quidem</w> <w id="4383977">huic</w>
<w id="4383978">loco</w> <w id="4383979">valde</w> <w id="4383980">repugnante</w>. <w id="4383982">Nunc</w> <w id="4383983">quid</w> <w id="4383984">facere</w> <w id="4383985">possum</w>?
<w id="4383986">quaero</w> <w id="4383987">enim</w> <w id="4383988">quid</w> <w id="4383989">sit</w> <w id="4383990">quod</w> <w id="4383991">conprendi</w> <w id="4383992">possit</w>.
<milestone n="113" unit="section" /><w id="4383994">respondet</w>
<w id="4383995">mihi</w> <w id="4383996">non</w> <w id="4383997">Aristoteles</w> <w id="4383998">aut</w> <w id="4383999">Theophrastus</w>, <w id="4384001">ne</w><ref id="n567" target="ref567" /> <w id="4384002">Xenocrates</w>
<w id="4384003">quidem</w> <w id="4384004">aut</w> <w id="4384005">Polemo</w>, <w id="4384007">sed</w> <w id="4384008">hi</w><ref id="n568" target="ref568" /> <w id="4384009">minores</w>,<ref id="n569" target="ref569" /> <w id="4384011">tale</w> <w id="4384012">verum</w> <w id="4384013">quale</w>
<w id="4384014">falsum</w> <w id="4384015">esse</w> <w id="4384016">non</w> <w id="4384017">possit</w>. <w id="4384019">nihil</w> <w id="4384020">eius</w> <w id="4384021">modi</w> <w id="4384022">invenio</w>: <w id="4384023">itaque</w> <w id="4384024">incognito</w><ref id="n570" target="ref570" /> <w id="4384025">nimirum</w><ref id="n571" target="ref571" /> <w id="4384026">adsentiar</w> <w id="4384027">id</w> <w id="4384028">est</w> <w id="4384029">opinabor</w>. <w id="4384031">hoc</w>
<w id="4384032">mihi</w> <w id="4384033">et</w> <w id="4384034">Peripatetici</w> <w id="4384035">et</w> <w id="4384036">vetus</w> <w id="4384037">Academia</w> <w id="4384038">concedit</w>, <w id="4384040">vos</w>
<w id="4384041">negatis</w>, <w id="4384043">Antiochus</w> <w id="4384044">in</w> <w id="4384045">primis</w>. <w id="4384047">qui</w> <w id="4384048">me</w> <w id="4384049">valde</w> <w id="4384050">movet</w>,
<w id="4384052">vel</w> <w id="4384053">quod</w> <w id="4384054">amavi</w> <w id="4384055">hominem</w> <w id="4384056">sicut</w> <w id="4384057">ille</w> <w id="4384058">me</w>, <w id="4384060">vel</w> <w id="4384061">quod</w> <w id="4384062">ita</w>
<w id="4384063">iudico</w>, <w id="4384065">politissimum</w> <w id="4384066">et</w> <w id="4384067">acutissimum</w> <w id="4384068">omnium</w> <w id="4384069">nostrae</w>
<w id="4384070">memoriae</w> <w id="4384071">philosophorum</w>. <w id="4384073">A</w> <w id="4384074">quo</w> <w id="4384075">primum</w> <w id="4384076">quaero</w>, <w id="4384078">quo</w>
<w id="4384079">tandem</w> <w id="4384080">modo</w> <w id="4384081">sit</w> <w id="4384082">eius</w> <w id="4384083">Academiae</w> <w id="4384084">cuius</w> <w id="4384085">esse</w> <w id="4384086">se</w> <w id="4384087">profiteatur</w>. <w id="4384089">ut</w> <w id="4384090">omittam</w> <w id="4384091">alia</w>, <w id="4384093">haec</w> <w id="4384094">duo</w> <w id="4384095">de</w> <w id="4384096">quibus</w> <w id="4384097">agitur</w>
<w id="4384098">quis</w> <w id="4384099">umquam</w> <w id="4384100">dixit</w> <w id="4384101">aut</w> <w id="4384102">veteris</w> <w id="4384103">Academiae</w> <w id="4384104">aut</w> <w id="4384105">Peripateticorum</w>, <w id="4384107">vel</w> <w id="4384108">id</w> <w id="4384109">solum</w> <w id="4384110">percipi</w> <w id="4384111">posse</w> <w id="4384112">quod</w> <w id="4384113">esset</w>
<w id="4384114">verum</w> <w id="4384115">tale</w> <w id="4384116">quale</w> <w id="4384117">falsum</w> <w id="4384118">esse</w> <w id="4384119">non</w> <w id="4384120">posset</w>, <w id="4384122">vel</w> <w id="4384123">sapientem</w> <w id="4384124">nihil</w> <w id="4384125">opinari</w>: <w id="4384126">certo</w> <w id="4384127">nemo</w>. <w id="4384129">horum</w> <w id="4384130">neutrum</w> <w id="4384131">ante</w>
<w id="4384132">Zenonem</w> <w id="4384133">magno</w> <w id="4384134">opere</w> <w id="4384135">defensum</w> <w id="4384136">est</w>;<ref id="n572" target="ref572" /> <w id="4384138">ego</w> <w id="4384139">tamen</w>
<w id="4384140">utrumque</w> <w id="4384141">verum</w> <w id="4384142">puto</w>, <w id="4384144">nec</w> <w id="4384145">dico</w> <w id="4384146">temporis</w> <w id="4384147">causa</w>, <w id="4384149">sed</w>
<w id="4384150">ita</w> <w id="4384151">plane</w> <w id="4384152">probo</w>.</p>
<milestone unit="chapter" n="36" />
<p><milestone n="114" unit="section" /><w id="4384154">Illud</w> <w id="4384155">ferre</w> <w id="4384156">non</w> <w id="4384157">possum</w>: <w id="4384158">tu</w> <w id="4384159">cum</w> <w id="4384160">me</w> <w id="4384161">incognito</w> <w id="4384162">adsentiri</w> <w id="4384163">vetes</w> <w id="4384164">idque</w> <w id="4384165">turpissimum</w> <w id="4384166">esse</w> <w id="4384167">dicas</w> <w id="4384168">et</w> <w id="4384169">plenissimum</w> <w id="4384170">temeritatis</w>, <w id="4384172">tantum</w> <w id="4384173">tibi</w> <w id="4384174">adroges</w> <w id="4384175">ut</w> <w id="4384176">exponas</w> <w id="4384177">disciplinam</w> <w id="4384178">sapientiae</w>, <w id="4384180">naturam</w> <w id="4384181">rerum</w> <w id="4384182">omnium</w> <w id="4384183">evolvas</w>,
<w id="4384185">mores</w> <w id="4384186">fingas</w>, <w id="4384188">fines</w> <w id="4384189">bonorum</w> <w id="4384190">malorumque</w> <w id="4384191">constituas</w>,
<w id="4384193">officia</w> <w id="4384194">describas</w>,<ref id="n573" target="ref573" /> <w id="4384196">quam</w> <w id="4384197">vitam</w> <w id="4384198">ingrediar</w> <w id="4384199">definias</w>, <w id="4384201">idem</w>-

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<w id="4384202">que</w> <w id="4384203">etiarn</w> <w id="4384204">disputandi</w> <w id="4384205">et</w> <w id="4384206">intellegeadi</w> <w id="4384207">iudicium</w> <w id="4384208">dicas</w> <w id="4384209">te</w>
<w id="4384210">et</w> <w id="4384211">artificium</w> <w id="4384212">traditurum</w> — <w id="4384213">perficies</w> <w id="4384214">ut</w> <w id="4384215">ego</w> <w id="4384216">ista</w> <w id="4384217">innumerabilia</w> <w id="4384218">conplectens</w> <w id="4384219">nusquam</w> <w id="4384220">labar</w> <w id="4384221">nihil</w> <w id="4384222">opiner</w>?
<w id="4384223">quae</w> <w id="4384224">tandem</w> <w id="4384225">ea</w> <w id="4384226">est</w> <w id="4384227">disciplina</w> <w id="4384228">ad</w> <w id="4384229">quam</w> <w id="4384230">me</w> <w id="4384231">deducas</w>
<w id="4384232">si</w> <w id="4384233">ab</w> <w id="4384234">hac</w> <w id="4384235">abstraxeris</w>? <w id="4384236">vereor</w> <w id="4384237">ne</w> <w id="4384238">subadroganter</w> <w id="4384239">facias</w>
<w id="4384240">si</w> <w id="4384241">dixeris</w> <w id="4384242">tuam</w>; <w id="4384244">atqui</w><ref id="n574" target="ref574" /> <w id="4384245">ita</w> <w id="4384246">dicas</w> <w id="4384247">necesse</w> <w id="4384248">est</w>. <w id="4384250">Neque</w>
<w id="4384251">vero</w> <w id="4384252">tu</w> <w id="4384253">solus</w>, <w id="4384255">sed</w> <w id="4384256">ad</w> <w id="4384257">suam</w> <w id="4384258">quisque</w> <w id="4384259">rapiet</w>.
<milestone n="115" unit="section" /><w id="4384261">age</w> <w id="4384262">restitero</w> <w id="4384263">Peripateticis</w>, <w id="4384265">qui</w> <w id="4384266">sibi</w> <w id="4384267">cum</w> <w id="4384268">oratoribus</w> <w id="4384269">cognationem</w>
<w id="4384270">esse</w>, <w id="4384272">qui</w> <w id="4384273">claros</w> <w id="4384274">viros</w> <w id="4384275">a</w> <w id="4384276">se</w> <w id="4384277">instructos</w> <w id="4384278">dicant</w> <w id="4384279">rem</w> <w id="4384280">publicam</w> <w id="4384281">saepe</w> <w id="4384282">rexisse</w>, <w id="4384284">sustinuero</w> <w id="4384285">Epicureos</w>, <w id="4384287">tot</w> <w id="4384288">meos</w>
<w id="4384289">familiares</w>, <w id="4384291">tam</w> <w id="4384292">bonos</w> <w id="4384293">tam</w> <w id="4384294">inter</w> <w id="4384295">se</w> <w id="4384296">amantes</w> <w id="4384297">viros</w>:
<w id="4384298">Diodoto</w> <w id="4384299">quid</w> <w id="4384300">faciam</w> <w id="4384301">Stoico</w>, <w id="4384303">quem</w> <w id="4384304">a</w> <w id="4384305">puero</w> <w id="4384306">audivi</w>,
<w id="4384308">qui</w> <w id="4384309">mecum</w> <w id="4384310">vivit</w> <w id="4384311">tot</w> <w id="4384312">annos</w>, <w id="4384314">qui</w> <w id="4384315">habitat</w> <w id="4384316">apud</w> <w id="4384317">me</w>, <w id="4384319">quem</w>
<w id="4384320">et</w> <w id="4384321">admiror</w> <w id="4384322">et</w> <w id="4384323">diligo</w>, <w id="4384325">qui</w> <w id="4384326">ista</w> <w id="4384327">Antiochea</w> <w id="4384328">contemnit</w>.
'<w id="4384330">Nostra</w>' <w id="4384331">inquies</w> '<w id="4384332">sola</w> <w id="4384333">vera</w> <w id="4384334">sunt</w>'. <w id="4384336">Certe</w> <w id="4384337">sola</w>, <w id="4384339">si</w> <w id="4384340">vera</w>;
<w id="4384342">plura</w> <w id="4384343">enim</w> <w id="4384344">vera</w> <w id="4384345">discrepantia</w> <w id="4384346">esse</w> <w id="4384347">non</w> <w id="4384348">possunt</w>. <w id="4384350">utrum</w>
<w id="4384351">igitur</w> <w id="4384352">nos</w> <w id="4384353">inpudentes</w>, <w id="4384355">qui</w> <w id="4384356">labi</w> <w id="4384357">nolumus</w>,<ref id="n575" target="ref575" /> <w id="4384359">an</w> <w id="4384360">illi</w> <w id="4384361">adrogantes</w> <w id="4384362">qui</w> <w id="4384363">sibi</w> <w id="4384364">persuaserint</w> <w id="4384365">scire</w> <w id="4384366">se</w> <w id="4384367">solos</w> <w id="4384368">omnia</w>?
'<w id="4384369">Non</w> <w id="4384370">me</w> <w id="4384371">quidem</w>' <w id="4384372">inquit</w> '<w id="4384373">sed</w> <w id="4384374">sapientem</w> <w id="4384375">dico</w> <w id="4384376">scire</w>.'
<w id="4384378">Optime</w>: <w id="4384379">nempe</w> <w id="4384380">ista</w> <w id="4384381">scire</w> <w id="4384382">quae</w> <w id="4384383">sunt</w> <w id="4384384">in</w> <w id="4384385">tua</w> <w id="4384386">disciplina</w>.
<w id="4384388">hoc</w> <w id="4384389">primum</w> <w id="4384390">quale</w> <w id="4384391">est</w>,<ref id="n576" target="ref576" /> <w id="4384393">a</w> <w id="4384394">non</w> <w id="4384395">sapiente</w> <w id="4384396">explicari</w> <w id="4384397">sapientiam</w>? <w id="4384398">Sed</w> <w id="4384399">discedamus</w> <w id="4384400">a</w> <w id="4384401">nobismet</w> <w id="4384402">ipsis</w>, <w id="4384404">de</w> <w id="4384405">sapiente</w>
<w id="4384406">loquamur</w>, <w id="4384408">de</w><ref id="n577" target="ref577" /> <w id="4384409">quo</w> <w id="4384410">ut</w> <w id="4384411">saepe</w> <w id="4384412">iam</w> <w id="4384413">dixi</w> <w id="4384414">omnis</w><ref id="n578" target="ref578" /> <w id="4384415">haec</w> <w id="4384416">quaestio</w> <w id="4384417">est</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="116" unit="section" /><w id="4384419">In</w> <w id="4384420">tres</w> <w id="4384421">igitur</w> <w id="4384422">partes</w> <w id="4384423">et</w> <w id="4384424">a</w> <w id="4384425">plerisque</w> <w id="4384426">et</w> <w id="4384427">a</w> <w id="4384428">vobismet</w>
<w id="4384429">ipsis</w> <w id="4384430">distributa</w> <w id="4384431">sapientia</w> <w id="4384432">est</w>. <w id="4384434">Primum</w> <w id="4384435">ergo</w> <w id="4384436">si</w> <w id="4384437">planet</w>
<w id="4384438">quae</w> <w id="4384439">de</w> <w id="4384440">natura</w> <w id="4384441">rerum</w> <w id="4384442">sint</w> <w id="4384443">quaesita</w> <w id="4384444">videamus</w> — <w id="4384445">vel</w>,
<w id="4384447">ut</w> <w id="4384448">illud</w> <w id="4384449">ante</w>: <w id="4384450">estne</w> <w id="4384451">quisquam</w> <w id="4384452">tanto</w> <w id="4384453">inflatus</w> <w id="4384454">errore</w>
<w id="4384455">ut</w> <w id="4384456">sibi</w> <w id="4384457">se</w> <w id="4384458">ilia</w> <w id="4384459">scire</w> <w id="4384460">persuaserit</w>? <w id="4384461">non</w> <w id="4384462">quaero</w> <w id="4384463">rationes</w>
<w id="4384464">eas</w> <w id="4384465">quae</w> <w id="4384466">ex</w> <w id="4384467">coniectura</w> <w id="4384468">pendent</w>, <w id="4384470">quae</w> <w id="4384471">disputationibus</w>
<w id="4384472">huc</w> <w id="4384473">et</w> <w id="4384474">illuc</w> <w id="4384475">trahuntur</w>, <w id="4384477">nullam</w> <w id="4384478">adhibent</w> <w id="4384479">persuadendi</w>
<w id="4384480">necessitatem</w>; <w id="4384482">geometrae</w> <w id="4384483">provideant</w>, <w id="4384485">qui</w> <w id="4384486">se</w> <w id="4384487">profitentur</w> <w id="4384488">non</w> <w id="4384489">persuadere</w> <w id="4384490">sed</w> <w id="4384491">cogere</w>, <w id="4384493">et</w> <w id="4384494">qui</w><ref id="n579" target="ref579" /> <w id="4384495">omnia</w> <w id="4384496">vobis</w>
<w id="4384497">quae</w> <w id="4384498">describunt</w> <w id="4384499">probant</w>. <w id="4384501">non</w> <w id="4384502">quaero</w> <w id="4384503">ex</w> <w id="4384504">his</w> <w id="4384505">illa</w> <w id="4384506">initia</w>

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<w id="4384507">mathematicorum</w>, <w id="4384509">quibus</w> <w id="4384510">non</w> <w id="4384511">concessis</w><ref id="n580" target="ref580" /> <w id="4384512">digitum</w> <w id="4384513">progredi</w> <w id="4384514">non</w> <w id="4384515">possunt</w>, <w id="4384517">punctum</w> <w id="4384518">esse</w> <w id="4384519">quod</w> <w id="4384520">magnitudinem</w>
<w id="4384521">nullam</w> <w id="4384522">habeat</w>, <w id="4384524">extremitatem</w> <w id="4384525">et</w> <w id="4384526">quasi</w> <w id="4384527">libramentum</w> <w id="4384528">in</w>
<w id="4384529">quo</w> <w id="4384530">nulla</w> <w id="4384531">omnino</w> <w id="4384532">crassitudo</w> <w id="4384533">sit</w>, <w id="4384535">liniamentum</w><ref id="n581" target="ref581" /> <<w id="4384536">longitudinem</w>> <w id="4384537">sine</w> <w id="4384538">ulla</w><ref id="n582" target="ref582" /> <w id="4384539">latitudine</w><ref id="n583" target="ref583" /> ** <w id="4384540">carentem</w>. <w id="4384542">haec</w> <w id="4384543">cum</w>
<w id="4384544">vera</w> <w id="4384545">esse</w> <w id="4384546">concessero</w>, <w id="4384548">si</w> <w id="4384549">adigam</w> <w id="4384550">ius</w><ref id="n584" target="ref584" /> <w id="4384551">iurandum</w> <w id="4384552">sapientem</w>, <w id="4384554">nec</w> <w id="4384555">prius</w> <w id="4384556">quam</w> <w id="4384557">Archimedes</w> <w id="4384558">eo</w> <w id="4384559">inspectante</w> <w id="4384560">rationes</w> <w id="4384561">omnes</w> <w id="4384562">descripserit</w> <w id="4384563">eas</w> <w id="4384564">quibus</w> <w id="4384565">efficitur</w> <w id="4384566">multis</w>
<w id="4384567">partibus</w> <w id="4384568">solem</w> <w id="4384569">maiorem</w> <w id="4384570">esse</w> <w id="4384571">quam</w> <w id="4384572">terrain</w>, <w id="4384574">iuraturum</w>
<w id="4384575">putas</w>? <w id="4384576">si</w> <w id="4384577">fecerit</w>, <w id="4384579">solem</w> <w id="4384580">ipsum</w>, <w id="4384582">quem</w> <w id="4384583">deum</w> <w id="4384584">censet</w>
<w id="4384585">esse</w>, <w id="4384587">contempserit</w>.
<milestone n="117" unit="section" /><w id="4384589">Quod</w> <w id="4384590">si</w> <w id="4384591">geometricis</w> <w id="4384592">rationibus</w>
<w id="4384593">non</w> <w id="4384594">est</w> <w id="4384595">crediturus</w>, <w id="4384597">quae</w> <w id="4384598">vim</w> <w id="4384599">adferunt</w> <w id="4384600">in</w> <w id="4384601">docendo</w> <w id="4384602">vos</w>
<w id="4384603">ipsi</w> <w id="4384604">ut</w> <w id="4384605">dicitis</w>, <w id="4384607">ne</w> <w id="4384608">ille</w> <w id="4384609">longe</w> <w id="4384610">aberit</w> <w id="4384611">ut</w> <w id="4384612">argumentis</w> <w id="4384613">credat</w>
<w id="4384614">philosophorum</w> — <w id="4384615">aut</w> <w id="4384616">si</w> <w id="4384617">est</w> <w id="4384618">crediturus</w>, <w id="4384620">quorum</w> <w id="4384621">potissimum</w>? <w id="4384622">omnia</w> <w id="4384623">enim</w> <w id="4384624">physicorum</w> <w id="4384625">licet</w> <w id="4384626">explicare</w>, <w id="4384628">sed</w>
<w id="4384629">longum</w> <w id="4384630">est</w>; <w id="4384632">quaero</w> <w id="4384633">tamen</w> <w id="4384634">quem</w> <w id="4384635">sequatur</w>. <w id="4384637">finge</w> <w id="4384638">aliquem</w> <w id="4384639">nunc</w> <w id="4384640">fieri</w> <w id="4384641">sapientem</w>, <w id="4384643">nondum</w> <w id="4384644">esse</w>; <w id="4384646">quam</w><ref id="n585" target="ref585" /> <w id="4384647">potissimum</w> <w id="4384648">sententiam</w><ref id="n586" target="ref586" /> [<w id="4384649">melius</w><ref id="n587" target="ref587" />] <w id="4384650">eliget</w> <<w id="4384651">et</w>><ref id="n588" target="ref588" /> <w id="4384652">disciplinam</w>?
<w id="4384653">etsi</w> <w id="4384654">quamcumque</w> <w id="4384655">eliget</w> <w id="4384656">insipiens</w> <w id="4384657">eliget</w>; <w id="4384659">sed</w> <w id="4384660">sit</w> <w id="4384661">ingenio</w> <w id="4384662">divino</w>: <w id="4384663">quem</w> <w id="4384664">unum</w> <w id="4384665">e</w> <w id="4384666">physicis</w> <w id="4384667">potissimum</w> <w id="4384668">probabit</w>?<ref id="n589" target="ref589" /> <w id="4384669">nec</w> <w id="4384670">plus</w> <w id="4384671">uno</w> <w id="4384672">poterit</w>. <w id="4384674">Non</w> <w id="4384675">persequor</w> <w id="4384676">quaestiones</w> <w id="4384677">infinitas</w>; <w id="4384679">tantum</w> <w id="4384680">de</w> <w id="4384681">principiis</w> <w id="4384682">rerum</w> <w id="4384683">e</w> <w id="4384684">quibus</w>
<w id="4384685">omnia</w> <w id="4384686">constant</w> <w id="4384687">videamus</w> <w id="4384688">quem</w> <w id="4384689">probet</w>; <w id="4384691">est</w> <w id="4384692">enim</w> <w id="4384693">inter</w>
<w id="4384694">magnos</w> <w id="4384695">homines</w> <w id="4384696">summa</w> <w id="4384697">dissensio</w>.
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<milestone n="118" unit="section" /><w id="4384699">Princeps</w><ref id="n590" target="ref590" /> <w id="4384700">Thales</w>
<w id="4384701">unus</w> <w id="4384702">e</w> <w id="4384703">septem</w>, <w id="4384705">cui</w> <w id="4384706">sex</w> <w id="4384707">reliquos</w> <w id="4384708">concessisse</w><ref id="n591" target="ref591" /> <w id="4384709">primas</w><ref id="n592" target="ref592" />
<w id="4384710">ferunt</w>, <w id="4384712">ex</w> <w id="4384713">aqua</w> <w id="4384714">dixit</w> <w id="4384715">constare</w> <w id="4384716">omnia</w>. <w id="4384718">at</w> <w id="4384719">hoc</w> <w id="4384720">Anaximandro</w> <w id="4384721">populari</w> <w id="4384722">et</w> <w id="4384723">sodali</w> <w id="4384724">suo</w> <w id="4384725">non</w> <w id="4384726">persuasit</w>; <w id="4384728">is</w> <w id="4384729">enin</w>
<w id="4384730">infinitatem</w><ref id="n593" target="ref593" /> <w id="4384731">naturae</w> <w id="4384732">dixit</w> <w id="4384733">esse</w> <w id="4384734">e</w> <w id="4384735">qua</w> <w id="4384736">omnia</w> <w id="4384737">gigneren</w>-

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<w id="4384738">tur</w>. <w id="4384740">post</w> <w id="4384741">eius</w> <w id="4384742">auditor</w> <w id="4384743">Anaximenes</w> <w id="4384744">infinitum</w> <w id="4384745">aera</w>,
<w id="4384747">sed</w> <w id="4384748">ea</w> <w id="4384749">quae</w> <w id="4384750">ex</w> <w id="4384751">eo</w> <w id="4384752">orerentur</w><ref id="n594" target="ref594" /> <w id="4384753">definita</w>; <w id="4384755">gigni</w> <w id="4384756">autem</w>
<w id="4384757">terram</w> <w id="4384758">aquam</w> <w id="4384759">ignem</w>, <w id="4384761">tum</w> <w id="4384762">ex</w> <w id="4384763">iis</w> <w id="4384764">omnia</w>. <w id="4384766">Anaxagoras</w>
<w id="4384767">materiam</w> <w id="4384768">infinitam</w>, <w id="4384770">sed</w> <w id="4384771">ex</w> <w id="4384772">ea</w> <w id="4384773">particulas</w> <w id="4384774">similes</w> <w id="4384775">inter</w>
<w id="4384776">se</w><ref id="n595" target="ref595" /> <w id="4384777">minutas</w>, <w id="4384779">eas</w> <w id="4384780">primum</w><ref id="n596" target="ref596" /> <w id="4384781">confusas</w> <w id="4384782">postea</w> <w id="4384783">in</w> <w id="4384784">ordinem</w> 5
<w id="4384785">adductas</w> <w id="4384786">mente</w><ref id="n597" target="ref597" /> <w id="4384787">divina</w>. <w id="4384789">Xenophanes</w> <w id="4384790">paulo</w> <w id="4384791">etiam</w> <w id="4384792">antiquior</w> <w id="4384793">unum</w> <w id="4384794">esse</w> <w id="4384795">omnia</w>, <w id="4384797">neque</w> <w id="4384798">id</w> <w id="4384799">esse</w> <w id="4384800">mutabile</w>, <w id="4384802">et</w>
<w id="4384803">id</w> <w id="4384804">esse</w> <w id="4384805">deum</w> <w id="4384806">neque</w> <w id="4384807">natum</w> <w id="4384808">umquam</w><ref id="n598" target="ref598" /> <w id="4384809">et</w> <w id="4384810">sempiternum</w>,
<w id="4384812">conglobata</w> <w id="4384813">figura</w>. <w id="4384815">Parmenides</w> <w id="4384816">ignem</w> <w id="4384817">qui</w> <w id="4384818">moveat</w>, <w id="4384820">terram</w> <w id="4384821">quae</w> <w id="4384822">ab</w> <w id="4384823">eo</w> <w id="4384824">formetur</w>. <w id="4384826">Leucippus</w> <w id="4384827">plenum</w> <w id="4384828">et</w> <w id="4384829">inane</w>.
<w id="4384831">Democritus</w> <w id="4384832">huic</w> <w id="4384833">in</w> <w id="4384834">hoc</w> <w id="4384835">similis</w>, <w id="4384837">uberior</w> <w id="4384838">in</w> <w id="4384839">ceteris</w>.
<w id="4384841">Empedocles</w><ref id="n599" target="ref599" /> <w id="4384842">haec</w> <w id="4384843">pervolgata</w> <w id="4384844">et</w> <w id="4384845">nota</w> <w id="4384846">quattuor</w>. <w id="4384848">Heraclitus</w> <w id="4384849">ignem</w>. <w id="4384851">Melissus</w> <w id="4384852">hoc</w><ref id="n600" target="ref600" /> <w id="4384853">quod</w> <w id="4384854">esset</w> <w id="4384855">infinitum</w> <w id="4384856">et</w>
<w id="4384857">inmutabile</w> <w id="4384858">et</w> <w id="4384859">fuisse</w> <w id="4384860">semper</w> <w id="4384861">et</w> <w id="4384862">fore</w>. <w id="4384864">Plato</w><ref id="n601" target="ref601" /> <w id="4384865">ex</w> <w id="4384866">materia</w> <w id="4384867">in</w> <w id="4384868">se</w> <w id="4384869">omnia</w> <w id="4384870">recipiente</w> <w id="4384871">mundum</w> <w id="4384872">factum</w> <w id="4384873">esse</w>
<w id="4384874">censet</w> <w id="4384875">a</w> <w id="4384876">deo</w> <w id="4384877">sempiternum</w>. <w id="4384879">Pythagorei</w> <w id="4384880">e</w><ref id="n602" target="ref602" /> <w id="4384881">numeris</w> <w id="4384882">et</w>
<w id="4384883">mathematicorum</w> <w id="4384884">initials</w> <w id="4384885">proficisci</w> <w id="4384886">volunt</w> <w id="4384887">omnia</w>. <w id="4384889">Ex</w>
<w id="4384890">is</w> <w id="4384891">eliget</w><ref id="n603" target="ref603" /> <w id="4384892">vester</w> <w id="4384893">sapiens</w> <w id="4384894">unum</w> <w id="4384895">aliquem</w> <w id="4384896">credo</w> <w id="4384897">quem</w>
<w id="4384898">sequatur</w>, <w id="4384900">ceteri</w> <w id="4384901">tot</w> <w id="4384902">viri</w> <w id="4384903">et</w> <w id="4384904">tanti</w> <w id="4384905">repudiati</w> <w id="4384906">ab</w> <w id="4384907">eo</w> <w id="4384908">condemnatique</w> <w id="4384909">discedent</w>.
<milestone n="119" unit="section" /><w id="4384911">quamcumque</w> <w id="4384912">vero</w> <w id="4384913">sententiam</w>
<w id="4384914">probaverit</w> <w id="4384915">eam</w> <w id="4384916">sic</w> <w id="4384917">animo</w> <w id="4384918">conprensam</w> <w id="4384919">habebit</w> <w id="4384920">ut</w> <w id="4384921">ea</w>
<w id="4384922">quae</w> <w id="4384923">sensibus</w>, <w id="4384925">nec</w> <w id="4384926">magis</w> <w id="4384927">adprobabit</w> <w id="4384928">nunc</w><ref id="n604" target="ref604" /> <w id="4384929">lucere</w> <w id="4384930">quam</w>,
<w id="4384932">quoniam</w> <w id="4384933">Stoicus</w> <w id="4384934">est</w>, <w id="4384936">hunc</w> <w id="4384937">mundum</w> <w id="4384938">esse</w> <w id="4384939">sapientem</w>,
<w id="4384941">habere</w> <w id="4384942">mentem</w> <w id="4384943">quae</w> <w id="4384944">et</w><ref id="n605" target="ref605" /> <w id="4384945">se</w> <w id="4384946">et</w> <w id="4384947">ipsum</w> <w id="4384948">fabricata</w> <w id="4384949">sit</w> <w id="4384950">et</w>
<w id="4384951">omnia</w> <w id="4384952">moderetur</w> <w id="4384953">moveat</w> <w id="4384954">regat</w>; <w id="4384956">erit</w> <w id="4384957">ei</w> <w id="4384958">persuasum</w>
<w id="4384959">etiam</w> <w id="4384960">solemn</w> <w id="4384961">lunam</w> <w id="4384962">stellas</w> <w id="4384963">omnes</w> <w id="4384964">terram</w> <w id="4384965">mare</w> <w id="4384966">deos</w>
<w id="4384967">esse</w>, <w id="4384969">quod</w> <w id="4384970">quaedam</w> <w id="4384971">animalis</w> <w id="4384972">intellegentia</w> <w id="4384973">per</w> <w id="4384974">omnia</w>
<w id="4384975">ea</w> <w id="4384976">permanet</w><ref id="n606" target="ref606" /> <w id="4384977">et</w> <w id="4384978">transeat</w>; <w id="4384980">fore</w> <w id="4384981">tamen</w> <w id="4384982">aliquando</w> <w id="4384983">ut</w> <w id="4384984">omnis</w> <w id="4384985">hic</w> <w id="4384986">mundus</w> <w id="4384987">ardore</w> <w id="4384988">deflagret</w>. 
	<milestone unit="chapter" n="38" /><w id="4384990">sint</w> <w id="4384991">ista</w> <w id="4384992">vera</w> (<w id="4384993">rides</w>
<w id="4384994">enim</w> <w id="4384995">iam</w> <w id="4384996">me</w> <w id="4384997">fateri</w> <w id="4384998">aliquid</w> <w id="4384999">esse</w> <w id="4385000">veri</w>), <w id="4385002">conprendi</w> <w id="4385003">ea</w>
<w id="4385004">tamen</w> <w id="4385005">et</w> <w id="4385006">percipi</w> <w id="4385007">nego</w>. <w id="4385009">cum</w> <w id="4385010">enim</w> <w id="4385011">tuus</w> <w id="4385012">iste</w> <w id="4385013">Stoicus</w>

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<w id="4385014">sapiens</w> <w id="4385015">syllabatim</w> <w id="4385016">tibi</w> <w id="4385017">ista</w> <w id="4385018">dixerit</w>, <w id="4385020">veniet</w><ref id="n607" target="ref607" /> <w id="4385021">flumen</w><ref id="n608" target="ref608" /> <w id="4385022">orationis</w> <w id="4385023">aureum</w> <w id="4385024">fundens</w> <w id="4385025">Aristoteles</w><ref id="n609" target="ref609" /> <w id="4385026">qui</w> <w id="4385027">ilium</w> <w id="4385028">desipere</w>
<w id="4385029">dicat</w>; <w id="4385031">neque</w> <w id="4385032">enim</w> <w id="4385033">ortum</w> <w id="4385034">esse</w> <w id="4385035">umquam</w> <w id="4385036">mundum</w>, <w id="4385038">quod</w>
<w id="4385039">nulla</w> <w id="4385040">tuerit</w> <w id="4385041">novo</w> <w id="4385042">oonsilio</w> <w id="4385043">inito</w><ref id="n610" target="ref610" /> <w id="4385044">tam</w> <w id="4385045">praeclari</w> <w id="4385046">operis</w>
<w id="4385047">inceptio</w>, <w id="4385049">et</w> <w id="4385050">ita</w> <w id="4385051">esse</w> <w id="4385052">eum</w> <w id="4385053">undique</w> <w id="4385054">aptum</w><ref id="n611" target="ref611" /> <w id="4385055">ut</w> <w id="4385056">nulla</w> <w id="4385057">vis</w>
<w id="4385058">tantos</w> <w id="4385059">queat</w> <w id="4385060">motus</w> <w id="4385061">mutationemque</w> <w id="4385062">moliri</w>,<ref id="n612" target="ref612" /> <w id="4385064">nulla</w> <w id="4385065">senectus</w> <w id="4385066">diuturnitate</w> <w id="4385067">temporum</w> <w id="4385068">existere</w> <w id="4385069">ut</w> <w id="4385070">hic</w> <w id="4385071">ornatus</w>
<w id="4385072">umquam</w> <w id="4385073">dilapsus</w> <w id="4385074">occidat</w>. <w id="4385076">tibi</w> <w id="4385077">hoc</w> <w id="4385078">repudiare</w>, <w id="4385080">illud</w>
<w id="4385081">autem</w> <w id="4385082">superius</w> <w id="4385083">sicut</w> <w id="4385084">caput</w><ref id="n613" target="ref613" /> <w id="4385085">et</w> <w id="4385086">famam</w><ref id="n614" target="ref614" /> <w id="4385087">tuam</w> <w id="4385088">defendere</w>
<w id="4385089">necesse</w> <w id="4385090">erit</w>: <w id="4385091">mihi</w><ref id="n615" target="ref615" /> <w id="4385092">ne</w> <w id="4385093">ut</w> <w id="4385094">dubitem</w> <w id="4385095">quidem</w><ref id="n616" target="ref616" /> <w id="4385096">relinquatur</w>?<ref id="n617" target="ref617" />
<milestone n="120" unit="section" /><w id="4385097">ut</w> <w id="4385098">omittam</w> <w id="4385099">levitatem</w> <w id="4385100">temere</w> <w id="4385101">adsentientium</w>,
<w id="4385103">quanti</w>
<w id="4385104">libertas</w> <w id="4385105">ipsa</w> <w id="4385106">aestimanda</w> <w id="4385107">est</w> <w id="4385108">non</w> <w id="4385109">mihi</w> <w id="4385110">necesse</w> <w id="4385111">esse</w>
<w id="4385112">quod</w> <w id="4385113">tibi</w> <w id="4385114">est</w>. <<w id="4385116">quaero</w><ref id="n618" target="ref618" /> <w id="4385117">enim</w>> <w id="4385118">cur</w> <w id="4385119">deus</w>, <w id="4385121">omnia</w> <w id="4385122">nostra</w>
<w id="4385123">causa</w> <w id="4385124">cum</w> <w id="4385125">faceret</w> (<w id="4385126">sic</w> <w id="4385127">enim</w> <w id="4385128">vultis</w>), <w id="4385130">tantam</w> <w id="4385131">vim</w> <w id="4385132">natricum</w><ref id="n619" target="ref619" /> <w id="4385133">viperarumque</w> <w id="4385134">fecerit</w>,<ref id="n620" target="ref620" /> <w id="4385136">cur</w> <w id="4385137">mortifera</w> <w id="4385138">tam</w> <w id="4385139">multa</w>
<<w id="4385140">ac</w>><ref id="n621" target="ref621" /> <w id="4385141">perniciosa</w> <w id="4385142">terra</w> <w id="4385143">marique</w> <w id="4385144">disperserit</w>.<ref id="n622" target="ref622" /> <w id="4385146">negatis</w> <w id="4385147">haec</w>
<w id="4385148">tam</w> <w id="4385149">polite</w> <w id="4385150">tamque</w> <w id="4385151">subtiliter</w> <w id="4385152">effici</w> <w id="4385153">potuisse</w> <w id="4385154">sine</w> <w id="4385155">divina</w>
<w id="4385156">aliqua</w> <w id="4385157">sollertia</w>; <w id="4385159">cuius</w> <w id="4385160">quidem</w> <w id="4385161">vos</w> <w id="4385162">maiestatem</w> <w id="4385163">deducitis</w> <w id="4385164">usque</w> <w id="4385165">ad</w> <w id="4385166">apium</w> <w id="4385167">formicarumque</w> <w id="4385168">perfectionem</w>, <w id="4385170">ut</w>
<w id="4385171">etiam</w> <w id="4385172">inter</w> <w id="4385173">deos</w> <w id="4385174">Myrmecides</w> <w id="4385175">aliquis</w><ref id="n623" target="ref623" /> <w id="4385176">minutorum</w> <w id="4385177">opusculorum</w> <w id="4385178">fabricator</w> <w id="4385179">fuisse</w> <w id="4385180">videatur</w>.
<milestone n="121" unit="section" /><w id="4385182">Negas</w> <w id="4385183">sine</w> <w id="4385184">deo</w>
<w id="4385185">posse</w> <w id="4385186">quicquam</w>: <w id="4385187">ecce</w> <w id="4385188">tibi</w> <w id="4385189">e</w> <w id="4385190">transverso</w> <w id="4385191">Lampsacenus</w>
<w id="4385192">Strato</w>, <w id="4385194">qui</w> <w id="4385195">det</w> <w id="4385196">isti</w> <w id="4385197">deo</w> <w id="4385198">inmunitatem</w> — <w id="4385199">magni</w> <w id="4385200">quidem</w>
<w id="4385201">muneris</w>; <w id="4385203">sed</w> <w id="4385204">cum</w> <w id="4385205">sacerdotes</w> <w id="4385206">deorum</w> <w id="4385207">vacationem</w> <w id="4385208">habeant</w>, <w id="4385210">quanto</w> <w id="4385211">est</w> <w id="4385212">aequius</w> <w id="4385213">habere</w> <w id="4385214">ipsos</w> <w id="4385215">deos</w> —: <w id="4385216">negat</w>

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<w id="4385217">opera</w> <w id="4385218">deorum</w> <w id="4385219">se</w> <w id="4385220">uti</w> <w id="4385221">ad</w> <w id="4385222">fabricandum</w> <w id="4385223">mundum</w>, <w id="4385225">quaecumque</w> <w id="4385226">sint</w> <w id="4385227">docet</w> <w id="4385228">omnia</w> <w id="4385229">effecta</w> <w id="4385230">esse</w> <w id="4385231">natura</w>, <w id="4385233">nec</w> <w id="4385234">ut</w>
<w id="4385235">ille</w> <w id="4385236">qui</w><ref id="n624" target="ref624" /> <w id="4385237">asperis</w> <w id="4385238">et</w> <w id="4385239">levibus</w> <w id="4385240">et</w> <w id="4385241">hamatis</w> <w id="4385242">uncinatisque</w> <w id="4385243">corporibus</w> <w id="4385244">concreta</w> <w id="4385245">haec</w> <w id="4385246">esse</w> <w id="4385247">dicat</w><ref id="n625" target="ref625" /> <w id="4385248">interiecto</w> <w id="4385249">inani</w>: <w id="4385250">somnia</w> <w id="4385251">censet</w> <w id="4385252">haec</w> <w id="4385253">esse</w> <w id="4385254">Democriti</w> <w id="4385255">non</w> <w id="4385256">docentis</w> <w id="4385257">sed</w> <w id="4385258">optantis</w>, <w id="4385260">ipse</w> <w id="4385261">autem</w> <w id="4385262">singulas</w> <w id="4385263">mundi</w> <w id="4385264">partes</w> <w id="4385265">persequens</w> <w id="4385266">quidquid</w> <w id="4385267">aut</w> <w id="4385268">sit</w> <w id="4385269">aut</w> <w id="4385270">fiat</w> <w id="4385271">naturalibus</w> <w id="4385272">fieri</w> <w id="4385273">aut</w> <w id="4385274">factum</w> <w id="4385275">esse</w>
<w id="4385276">docet</w> <w id="4385277">ponderibus</w> <w id="4385278">et</w> <w id="4385279">motibus</w>. <w id="4385281">ne</w> <w id="4385282">ille</w> <w id="4385283">et</w> <w id="4385284">deum</w> <w id="4385285">opere</w>
<w id="4385286">magno</w> <w id="4385287">liberat</w> <w id="4385288">et</w> <w id="4385289">me</w> <w id="4385290">timore</w>. <w id="4385292">quis</w> <w id="4385293">enim</w> <w id="4385294">potest</w>, <w id="4385296">cum</w>
<w id="4385297">existimet</w> <w id="4385298">curari</w> <w id="4385299">se</w> <w id="4385300">a</w> <w id="4385301">deo</w>, <w id="4385303">non</w> <w id="4385304">et</w> <w id="4385305">dies</w> <w id="4385306">et</w> <w id="4385307">noctes</w> <w id="4385308">divinum</w> <w id="4385309">numen</w><ref id="n626" target="ref626" /> <w id="4385310">horrere</w> <w id="4385311">et</w> <w id="4385312">si</w> <w id="4385313">quid</w> <w id="4385314">adversi</w> <w id="4385315">acciderit</w>, <w id="4385317">quod</w>
<w id="4385318">cui</w> <w id="4385319">non</w> <w id="4385320">accidit</w>,<ref id="n627" target="ref627" /> <w id="4385322">extimescere</w> <w id="4385323">ne</w> <w id="4385324">id</w> <w id="4385325">iure</w> <w id="4385326">evenerit</w>? <w id="4385327">nee</w>
<w id="4385328">Stratoni</w> <w id="4385329">tamen</w> <w id="4385330">adsentior</w> <w id="4385331">nec</w> <w id="4385332">vero</w> <w id="4385333">tibi</w>; <w id="4385335">modo</w> <w id="4385336">hoc</w> <w id="4385337">modo</w>
<w id="4385338">illud</w> <w id="4385339">probabilius</w> <w id="4385340">videtur</w>.
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<milestone n="122" unit="section" /><w id="4385342">Latent</w> <w id="4385343">ista</w> <w id="4385344">omnia</w> <w id="4385345">Luculle</w>
<w id="4385346">crassis</w> <w id="4385347">occultata</w> <w id="4385348">et</w> <w id="4385349">circumfusa</w> <w id="4385350">tenebris</w>,<ref id="n628" target="ref628" /><ref id="n629" target="ref629" /> <w id="4385352">ut</w> <w id="4385353">nulla</w> <w id="4385354">acies</w>
<w id="4385355">humani</w> <w id="4385356">ingenii</w> <w id="4385357">tanta</w> <w id="4385358">sit</w>, <w id="4385360">quae</w> <w id="4385361">penetrare</w> <w id="4385362">in</w> <w id="4385363">caelum</w>,
<w id="4385365">terram</w> <w id="4385366">intrare</w> <w id="4385367">possit</w>. <w id="4385369">Corpora</w> <w id="4385370">nostra</w> <w id="4385371">non</w> <w id="4385372">novimus</w>,
<w id="4385374">qui</w> <w id="4385375">sint</w> <w id="4385376">situs</w> <w id="4385377">partium</w>, <w id="4385379">quam</w> <w id="4385380">vim</w> <w id="4385381">quaeque</w> <w id="4385382">pars</w> <w id="4385383">habeat</w>
<w id="4385384">ignoramus</w>; <w id="4385386">itaque</w> <w id="4385387">medici</w> <w id="4385388">ipsi</w>, <w id="4385390">quorum</w> <w id="4385391">intererat</w> <w id="4385392">ea</w>
<w id="4385393">nosse</w>, <w id="4385395">aperuerunt</w> <w id="4385396">ut</w> <w id="4385397">viderentur</w>, <w id="4385399">nec</w> <w id="4385400">eo</w> <w id="4385401">tamen</w> <w id="4385402">aiunt</w>
<w id="4385403">empirici</w> <w id="4385404">notiora</w> <w id="4385405">esse</w> <w id="4385406">illa</w>, <w id="4385408">quia</w> <w id="4385409">possit</w> <w id="4385410">fieri</w> <w id="4385411">ut</w> <w id="4385412">patefacta</w> <w id="4385413">et</w> <w id="4385414">detecta</w><ref id="n630" target="ref630" /> <w id="4385415">mutentur</w>. <w id="4385417">sed</w> <w id="4385418">ecquid</w><ref id="n631" target="ref631" /> <w id="4385419">nos</w> <w id="4385420">eodem</w> <w id="4385421">modo</w>
<w id="4385422">rerum</w> <w id="4385423">naturas</w> <w id="4385424">persecare</w> <w id="4385425">aperire</w> <w id="4385426">dividere</w> <w id="4385427">possumus</w>,
<w id="4385429">ut</w> <w id="4385430">videamus</w> <w id="4385431">terra</w> <w id="4385432">penitusne</w> <w id="4385433">defixa</w> <w id="4385434">sit</w><ref id="n632" target="ref632" /> <w id="4385435">et</w> <w id="4385436">quasi</w> <w id="4385437">radicibus</w> <w id="4385438">suis</w> <w id="4385439">haereat</w> <w id="4385440">an</w> <w id="4385441">media</w> <w id="4385442">pendeat</w>.
<milestone n="123" unit="section" /><w id="4385444">Habitari</w> <w id="4385445">ait</w>
<w id="4385446">Xenophanes</w> <w id="4385447">in</w> <w id="4385448">luna</w>, <w id="4385450">eamque</w><ref id="n633" target="ref633" /><ref id="n634" target="ref634" /> <w id="4385451">esse</w> <w id="4385452">terram</w> <w id="4385453">multarum</w>
<w id="4385454">urbium</w> <w id="4385455">et</w> <w id="4385456">montium</w>: <w id="4385457">portenta</w> <w id="4385458">videntur</w>; <w id="4385460">sed</w> <w id="4385461">tamen</w> <w id="4385462">nec</w>
<w id="4385463">ille</w> <w id="4385464">qui</w> <w id="4385465">dixit</w> <w id="4385466">iurare</w> <w id="4385467">posset</w> <w id="4385468">ita</w> <w id="4385469">se</w> <w id="4385470">rem</w> <w id="4385471">habere</w>, <w id="4385473">neque</w>

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<w id="4385474">ego</w> <w id="4385475">non</w> <<w id="4385476">ita</w>. <w id="4385478">Vos</w>><ref id="n635" target="ref635" /> [<w id="4385479">enim</w><ref id="n636" target="ref636" />] <w id="4385480">etiam</w> <w id="4385481">dicitis</w> <w id="4385482">esse</w> <w id="4385483">e</w> <w id="4385484">regione</w> <w id="4385485">nobis</w>, <w id="4385487">e</w><ref id="n637" target="ref637" /> <w id="4385488">contraria</w> <w id="4385489">parte</w> <w id="4385490">terrae</w> <w id="4385491">qui</w> <w id="4385492">adversis</w> <w id="4385493">vestigiis</w> <w id="4385494">stent</w> <w id="4385495">contra</w> <w id="4385496">nostra</w> <w id="4385497">vestigia</w>,<ref id="n638" target="ref638" /> <w id="4385499">quos</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4385500">ἀντίποδας</w></foreign> <w id="4385501">vocatis</w>: <w id="4385502">cur</w> <w id="4385503">mihi</w> <w id="4385504">magis</w> <w id="4385505">suscensetis</w> <w id="4385506">qui</w> <w id="4385507">ista</w> <w id="4385508">non</w> <w id="4385509">aspernor</w>
<w id="4385510">quam</w> <w id="4385511">is</w> <w id="4385512">qui</w> <w id="4385513">cum</w> <w id="4385514">audiunt</w> <w id="4385515">desipere</w> <w id="4385516">vos</w><ref id="n639" target="ref639" /> <w id="4385517">arbitrantur</w>?
<w id="4385518">Hicetas</w> <w id="4385519">Syracosius</w>, <w id="4385521">ut</w> <w id="4385522">ait</w> <w id="4385523">Theophrastus</w>,<ref id="n640" target="ref640" /> <w id="4385525">caelum</w> <w id="4385526">solem</w>
<w id="4385527">lunam</w> <w id="4385528">stellas</w> <w id="4385529">supera</w> <w id="4385530">denique</w> <w id="4385531">omnia</w> <w id="4385532">stare</w> <w id="4385533">censet</w>, <w id="4385535">neque</w> <w id="4385536">praeter</w> <w id="4385537">terram</w> <w id="4385538">rem</w> <w id="4385539">ullam</w> <w id="4385540">in</w> <w id="4385541">mundo</w> <w id="4385542">moveri</w>; <w id="4385544">quae</w><ref id="n641" target="ref641" />
<w id="4385545">cum</w> <w id="4385546">circum</w> <w id="4385547">axem</w> <w id="4385548">se</w> <w id="4385549">summa</w> <w id="4385550">celeritate</w> <w id="4385551">convertat</w> <w id="4385552">et</w>
<w id="4385553">torqueat</w>, <w id="4385555">eadem</w><ref id="n642" target="ref642" /> <w id="4385556">effici</w> <w id="4385557">omnia</w> <w id="4385558">quasi</w> <w id="4385559">stante</w> <w id="4385560">terra</w> <w id="4385561">caelum</w>
<w id="4385562">moveretur</w>. <w id="4385564">atque</w><ref id="n643" target="ref643" /> <w id="4385565">hoc</w> <w id="4385566">etiam</w> <w id="4385567">Platonem</w> <w id="4385568">in</w> <w id="4385569">Timaeo</w> <w id="4385570">dicere</w> <w id="4385571">quidam</w> <w id="4385572">arbitrantur</w>, <w id="4385574">sed</w> <w id="4385575">paulo</w> <w id="4385576">obscurius</w>. <w id="4385578">Quid</w>
<w id="4385579">tu</w> <w id="4385580">Epicure</w>, <w id="4385582">loquere</w>: <w id="4385583">putas</w> <w id="4385584">solem</w> <w id="4385585">esse</w> <w id="4385586">tantulum</w>?
'<w id="4385587">Egone</w>? <w id="4385588">nobis</w><ref id="n644" target="ref644" /> <w id="4385589">quidem</w> ** <w id="4385590">tantum</w>'. <w id="4385592">Et</w> <w id="4385593">vos</w> <w id="4385594">ab</w> <w id="4385595">illo</w> <w id="4385596">inridemini</w> <w id="4385597">et</w> <w id="4385598">ipsi</w> <w id="4385599">ilium</w> <w id="4385600">vicissim</w> <w id="4385601">eluditis</w>. <w id="4385603">liber</w> <w id="4385604">igitur</w>
<w id="4385605">a</w> <w id="4385606">tali</w> <w id="4385607">inrisione</w> <w id="4385608">Socrates</w>, <w id="4385610">liber</w> <w id="4385611">Aristo</w> <w id="4385612">Chius</w> <w id="4385613">qui</w> <w id="4385614">nihil</w>
<w id="4385615">istorum</w> <w id="4385616">sciri</w> <w id="4385617">putat</w> <w id="4385618">posse</w>.
<milestone n="124" unit="section" /><w id="4385620">Sed</w> <w id="4385621">redeo</w> <w id="4385622">ad</w> <w id="4385623">animum</w> <w id="4385624">et</w>
<w id="4385625">corpus</w>. <w id="4385627">satisne</w> <w id="4385628">tandem</w> <w id="4385629">ea</w> <w id="4385630">nota</w> <w id="4385631">sunt</w> <w id="4385632">nobis</w>, <w id="4385634">quae</w> <w id="4385635">nervorum</w> <w id="4385636">natura</w> <w id="4385637">sit</w> <w id="4385638">quae</w> <w id="4385639">venarum</w>? <w id="4385640">tenemusne</w> <w id="4385641">quid</w> <w id="4385642">sit</w>
<w id="4385643">animus</w> <w id="4385644">ubi</w> <w id="4385645">sit</w>, <w id="4385647">denique</w> <w id="4385648">sitne</w> <w id="4385649">an</w> <w id="4385650">ut</w><ref id="n645" target="ref645" /> <w id="4385651">Dicaearcho</w><ref id="n646" target="ref646" /> <w id="4385652">visum</w>
<w id="4385653">est</w> <w id="4385654">ne</w> <w id="4385655">sit</w> <w id="4385656">quidem</w> <w id="4385657">ullus</w>; <w id="4385659">si</w> <w id="4385660">est</w>, <w id="4385662">trisne</w> <w id="4385663">partes</w> <w id="4385664">habeat</w>
<w id="4385665">ut</w> <w id="4385666">Platoni</w> <w id="4385667">placuit</w>, <w id="4385669">rationis</w><ref id="n647" target="ref647" /> <w id="4385670">irae</w> <w id="4385671">cupiditatis</w>, <w id="4385673">an</w> <w id="4385674">simplex</w> <w id="4385675">unusque</w> <w id="4385676">sit</w>; <w id="4385678">si</w> <w id="4385679">simplex</w>, <w id="4385681">utrum</w> <w id="4385682">sit</w> <w id="4385683">ignis</w> <w id="4385684">an</w> <w id="4385685">anima</w>
<w id="4385686">an</w> <w id="4385687">sanguis</w> <w id="4385688">an</w> <w id="4385689">ut</w> <w id="4385690">Xenocrates</w> <w id="4385691">numerus</w><ref id="n648" target="ref648" /> <w id="4385692">nullo</w> <w id="4385693">oorpore</w>,
<w id="4385695">quod</w> <w id="4385696">intellegi</w> <w id="4385697">quale</w> <w id="4385698">sit</w> <w id="4385699">vix</w> <w id="4385700">potest</w>; <w id="4385702">et</w> <w id="4385703">quidquid</w> <w id="4385704">est</w>,

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<w id="4385706">mortale</w> <w id="4385707">sit</w> <w id="4385708">an</w> <w id="4385709">aeternum</w>, <w id="4385711">nam</w> <w id="4385712">utramque</w> <w id="4385713">in</w> <w id="4385714">partem</w><ref id="n649" target="ref649" />
<w id="4385715">multa</w> <w id="4385716">dicuntur</w>. <w id="4385718">horum</w> <w id="4385719">aliquid</w> <w id="4385720">vestro</w> <w id="4385721">sapienti</w> <w id="4385722">certum</w>
<w id="4385723">videtur</w>, <w id="4385725">nostro</w> <w id="4385726">ne</w> <w id="4385727">quid</w> <w id="4385728">maxime</w> <w id="4385729">quidem</w> <w id="4385730">probabile</w> <w id="4385731">sit</w>
<w id="4385732">occurrit</w>; <w id="4385734">ita</w> <w id="4385735">sunt</w> <w id="4385736">in</w> <w id="4385737">plerisque</w><ref id="n650" target="ref650" /> <w id="4385738">contrariarum</w> <w id="4385739">rationum</w>
<w id="4385740">paria</w> <w id="4385741">momenta</w>.
	<milestone unit="chapter" n="40" />
<milestone n="125" unit="section" /><w id="4385743">Sin</w> <w id="4385744">agis</w> <w id="4385745">verecundius</w> <w id="4385746">et</w> <w id="4385747">me</w> <w id="4385748">accusas</w>
25<w id="4385749">non</w> <w id="4385750">quod</w> <w id="4385751">tuis</w> <w id="4385752">rationibus</w> <w id="4385753">non</w> <w id="4385754">adsentiar</w> <w id="4385755">sed</w> <w id="4385756">quod</w> <w id="4385757">nullis</w>, <w id="4385759">vincam</w> <w id="4385760">animum</w> <w id="4385761">cuique</w> <w id="4385762">adsentiar</w> <w id="4385763">deligam</w> - <w id="4385764">quem</w>
<w id="4385765">potissimum</w>, <w id="4385767">quem</w>?<ref id="n651" target="ref651" /> <w id="4385768">Democritum</w>; <w id="4385770">semper</w> <w id="4385771">enim</w> <w id="4385772">ut</w> <w id="4385773">scitis</w> <w id="4385774">studiosus</w> <w id="4385775">nobilitatis</w> <w id="4385776">fui</w>. <w id="4385778">urgebor</w> <w id="4385779">iam</w> <w id="4385780">omnium</w> <w id="4385781">vestrum</w> <w id="4385782">convicio</w>: '<w id="4385783">tune</w> <w id="4385784">aut</w> <w id="4385785">inane</w> <w id="4385786">quicquam</w> <w id="4385787">putes</w><ref id="n652" target="ref652" /> <w id="4385788">esse</w>,
<w id="4385790">cum</w> <w id="4385791">ita</w> <w id="4385792">conpleta</w> <w id="4385793">et</w> <w id="4385794">conferta</w> <w id="4385795">sint</w> <w id="4385796">omnia</w>, <<w id="4385798">ut</w>> <w id="4385799">et</w><ref id="n653" target="ref653" /> <w id="4385800">quod</w>
<w id="4385801">movebitur</w> <<w id="4385802">corpus</w>><ref id="n654" target="ref654" /> ** <w id="4385803">corporum</w> <w id="4385804">cedat</w> <w id="4385805">et</w> <w id="4385806">qua</w> <w id="4385807">quidque</w><ref id="n655" target="ref655" /> <w id="4385808">cesserit</w> <w id="4385809">aliud</w> <w id="4385810">ilico</w> <w id="4385811">subsequatur</w>, <w id="4385813">aut</w> <w id="4385814">atomos</w> <w id="4385815">ullas</w>,
<w id="4385817">e</w> <w id="4385818">quibus</w> <w id="4385819">quidquid</w> <w id="4385820">efficiatur</w> <w id="4385821">illarum</w> <w id="4385822">sit</w> <w id="4385823">dissimillimum</w>,
<w id="4385825">aut</w> <w id="4385826">sine</w> <w id="4385827">aliqua</w> <w id="4385828">mente</w> <w id="4385829">rem</w> <w id="4385830">ullam</w> <w id="4385831">effici</w> <w id="4385832">posse</w> <w id="4385833">praeclaram</w>; <w id="4385835">et</w>, <w id="4385837">cum</w> <w id="4385838">in</w> <w id="4385839">uno</w> <w id="4385840">mundo</w> <w id="4385841">ornatus</w> <w id="4385842">hic</w> <w id="4385843">tam</w> <w id="4385844">sit</w> <w id="4385845">mirabilis</w>, <w id="4385847">innumerabilis</w> <w id="4385848">supra</w> <w id="4385849">infra</w> <w id="4385850">dextra</w> <w id="4385851">sinistra</w> <w id="4385852">ante</w>
<w id="4385853">post</w> <w id="4385854">alios</w> <w id="4385855">dissimiles</w> <w id="4385856">alios</w> <w id="4385857">eiusdem</w> <w id="4385858">modi</w> <w id="4385859">mundos</w> <w id="4385860">esse</w>;
<w id="4385862">et</w> <w id="4385863">ut</w> <w id="4385864">nos</w> <w id="4385865">nunc</w> <w id="4385866">simus</w> <w id="4385867">ad</w> <w id="4385868">Baulos</w> <w id="4385869">Puteolosque</w> <w id="4385870">videamus</w><ref id="n656" target="ref656" />
<w id="4385871">sic</w> <w id="4385872">innumerabiles</w> <w id="4385873">paribus</w> <w id="4385874">in</w> <w id="4385875">locis</w> <w id="4385876">esse</w> <w id="4385877">isdem</w><ref id="n657" target="ref657" /> <w id="4385878">nominibus</w> <w id="4385879">honoribus</w> <w id="4385880">rebus</w> <w id="4385881">gestis</w> <w id="4385882">ingeniis</w> <w id="4385883">formis</w> <w id="4385884">aetatibus</w> <w id="4385885">isdem</w> <w id="4385886">de</w> <w id="4385887">rebus</w> <w id="4385888">disputantes</w>; <w id="4385890">et</w>, <w id="4385892">si</w> <w id="4385893">nunc</w> <w id="4385894">aut</w> <w id="4385895">si</w>
<w id="4385896">etiam</w> <w id="4385897">dormientes</w> <w id="4385898">aliquid</w> <w id="4385899">animo</w> <w id="4385900">videre</w> <w id="4385901">videamur</w>, <w id="4385903">imagines</w> <w id="4385904">extrinsecus</w> <w id="4385905">in</w> <w id="4385906">animos</w> <w id="4385907">nostros</w> <w id="4385908">per</w> <w id="4385909">corpus</w> <w id="4385910">inrumpere</w>. <w id="4385912">tu</w> <w id="4385913">vero</w> <w id="4385914">ista</w> <w id="4385915">ne</w> <w id="4385916">asciveris</w> <w id="4385917">neve</w> <w id="4385918">fueris</w> <w id="4385919">commenticiis</w> <w id="4385920">rebus</w> <w id="4385921">adsensus</w>; <w id="4385923">nihil</w> <w id="4385924">sentire</w> <w id="4385925">est</w> <w id="4385926">melius</w> <w id="4385927">quam</w>
<w id="4385928">tam</w> <w id="4385929">prava</w> <w id="4385930">sentire</w>.'
<milestone n="126" unit="section" /><w id="4385932">Non</w> <w id="4385933">ergo</w> <w id="4385934">id</w> <w id="4385935">agitur</w> <w id="4385936">ut</w> <w id="4385937">aliquid</w>
<w id="4385938">adsensu</w> <w id="4385939">meo</w> <w id="4385940">comprobem</w>, <<w id="4385942">sed</w>
<ref id="n658" target="ref658" /> <w id="4385943">ut</w> <w id="4385944">eadem</w>> <w id="4385945">quae</w> <w id="4385946">tu</w>

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<w id="4385947">vide</w> <w id="4385948">ne</w> <w id="4385949">inpudenter</w> <w id="4385950">etiam</w> <w id="4385951">postules</w> <w id="4385952">non</w> <w id="4385953">solum</w> <w id="4385954">adroganter</w>, <w id="4385956">praesertim</w> <w id="4385957">cum</w> <w id="4385958">ista</w> <w id="4385959">tua</w> <w id="4385960">mihi</w> <w id="4385961">ne</w> <w id="4385962">probabilia</w>
<w id="4385963">quidem</w> <w id="4385964">videantur</w>. <w id="4385966">nec</w> <w id="4385967">enim</w> <w id="4385968">divinationem</w> <w id="4385969">quam</w> <w id="4385970">probatis</w> <w id="4385971">ullam</w> <w id="4385972">esse</w> <w id="4385973">arbitror</w>, <w id="4385975">fatumque</w> <w id="4385976">illud</w> <w id="4385977">esse</w><ref id="n659" target="ref659" /> <w id="4385978">quo</w>
<w id="4385979">omnia</w> <w id="4385980">contineri</w> <w id="4385981">dicitis</w> <w id="4385982">contemno</w>; <w id="4385984">ne</w> <w id="4385985">exaedificatum</w>
<w id="4385986">quidem</w> <w id="4385987">hunc</w> <w id="4385988">mundum</w> <w id="4385989">divino</w> <w id="4385990">consilio</w> <w id="4385991">existimo</w>. <w id="4385993">Atque</w><ref id="n660" target="ref660" />
	<w id="4385994">haud</w> <w id="4385995">scio</w> <w id="4385996">an</w> <w id="4385997">ita</w> <w id="4385998">sit</w>; <milestone unit="chapter" n="41" /><w id="4386000">sed</w> <w id="4386001">cur</w> <w id="4386002">rapior</w> <w id="4386003">in</w> <w id="4386004">invidiam</w>?
<w id="4386005">licetne</w> <w id="4386006">per</w> <w id="4386007">vos</w> <w id="4386008">nescire</w> <w id="4386009">quod</w> <w id="4386010">nescio</w>, <w id="4386012">an</w> <w id="4386013">Stoicis</w> <w id="4386014">ipsis</w>
<w id="4386015">inter</w> <w id="4386016">se</w> <w id="4386017">disceptare</w>, <w id="4386019">cum</w> <w id="4386020">is</w> <w id="4386021">non</w><ref id="n661" target="ref661" /> <w id="4386022">licebit</w>? <w id="4386023">Zenoni</w> <w id="4386024">et</w>
<w id="4386025">reliquis</w> <w id="4386026">fere</w> <w id="4386027">Stoicis</w> <w id="4386028">aether</w> <w id="4386029">videtur</w> <w id="4386030">summus</w> <w id="4386031">deus</w>, <w id="4386033">mente</w>
<w id="4386034">praeditus</w> <w id="4386035">qua</w> <w id="4386036">omnia</w> <w id="4386037">regantur</w>; <w id="4386039">Cleanthes</w>, <w id="4386041">qui</w> <w id="4386042">quasi</w>
<w id="4386043">maiorum</w> <w id="4386044">est</w> <w id="4386045">gentium</w> <w id="4386046">Stoicus</w>, <w id="4386048">Zenonis</w> <w id="4386049">auditor</w>, <w id="4386051">solem</w>
<w id="4386052">dominari</w> <w id="4386053">et</w> <w id="4386054">rerum</w> <w id="4386055">potiri</w> <w id="4386056">putat</w>: <w id="4386057">ita</w> <w id="4386058">cogimur</w> <w id="4386059">dissensione</w> <w id="4386060">sapientium</w> <w id="4386061">dominum</w> <w id="4386062">nostrum</w> <w id="4386063">ignorare</w>, <w id="4386065">quippe</w>
<w id="4386066">qui</w> <w id="4386067">nesciamus</w> <w id="4386068">soli</w> <w id="4386069">an</w> <w id="4386070">aetheri</w> <w id="4386071">serviamus</w>. <w id="4386073">Solis</w> <w id="4386074">autem</w>
<w id="4386075">magnitudinem</w> (<w id="4386076">ipse</w> <w id="4386077">enim</w> <w id="4386078">hic</w> <w id="4386079">radiatus</w> <w id="4386080">me</w> <w id="4386081">intueri</w> <w id="4386082">videtur</w> <w id="4386083">admonens</w> <w id="4386084">ut</w> <w id="4386085">crebro</w> <w id="4386086">faciam</w> <w id="4386087">mentionem</w> <w id="4386088">sui</w>) —
<w id="4386089">vos</w> <w id="4386090">ergo</w> <w id="4386091">huius</w> <w id="4386092">magnitudinem</w> <w id="4386093">quasi</w> <w id="4386094">decempeda</w> <w id="4386095">permensi</w> <w id="4386096">refertis</w>; <w id="4386098">ego</w> <w id="4386099">me</w>, <w id="4386101">quasi</w> <w id="4386102">malis</w> <w id="4386103">architectis</w>,<ref id="n662" target="ref662" /> <w id="4386105">mensurae</w> <w id="4386106">vestrae</w> <w id="4386107">nego</w> <w id="4386108">credere</w>:<ref id="n663" target="ref663" /> <w id="4386109">dubium</w> <w id="4386110">est</w> <w id="4386111">uter</w> <w id="4386112">nostrum</w>
<w id="4386113">sit</w>, <w id="4386115">leviter</w> <w id="4386116">ut</w> <w id="4386117">dicam</w>, <w id="4386119">verecundior</w>?<ref id="n664" target="ref664" />
<milestone n="127" unit="section" /><w id="4386120">Nec</w> <w id="4386121">tamen</w> <w id="4386122">istas</w>
<w id="4386123">quaestiones</w> <w id="4386124">physicorum</w> <w id="4386125">exterminandas</w> <w id="4386126">puto</w>. <w id="4386128">est</w> <w id="4386129">enim</w>
<w id="4386130">animorum</w> <w id="4386131">ingeniorumque</w> <w id="4386132">naturale</w> <w id="4386133">quoddam</w> <w id="4386134">quasi</w> <w id="4386135">pabulum</w> <w id="4386136">consideratio</w> <w id="4386137">contemplatioque</w> <w id="4386138">naturae</w>: <w id="4386139">erigimur</w>, <w id="4386141">altiores</w><ref id="n665" target="ref665" /> <w id="4386142">fieri</w> <w id="4386143">videmur</w>, <w id="4386145">humana</w> <w id="4386146">despicimus</w><ref id="n666" target="ref666" /> <w id="4386147">cogitantesque</w> <w id="4386148">supera</w> <w id="4386149">atque</w> <w id="4386150">caelestia</w> <w id="4386151">haec</w> <w id="4386152">nostra</w> <w id="4386153">ut</w> <w id="4386154">exigua</w>
<w id="4386155">et</w> <w id="4386156">minima</w> <w id="4386157">contemnimus</w>. <w id="4386159">indagatio</w> <w id="4386160">ipsa</w> <w id="4386161">rerum</w> <w id="4386162">cum</w>
<w id="4386163">maximarum</w> <w id="4386164">tum</w> <w id="4386165">etiam</w> <w id="4386166">occultissimarum</w> <w id="4386167">habet</w> <w id="4386168">oblectationem</w>; <w id="4386170">si</w> <w id="4386171">vero</w> <w id="4386172">aliquid</w> <w id="4386173">occurrit</w><ref id="n667" target="ref667" /> <w id="4386174">quod</w> <w id="4386175">veri</w> <w id="4386176">simile</w> <w id="4386177">vi</w>-

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<w id="4386178">deatur</w>, <w id="4386180">humanissima</w><ref id="n668" target="ref668" /> <w id="4386181">conpletur</w> <w id="4386182">animus</w> <w id="4386183">voluptate</w>.
<w id="4386185">quaeret</w> <w id="4386186">igitur</w> <w id="4386187">haec</w> <w id="4386188">et</w> <w id="4386189">vester</w> <w id="4386190">sapiens</w> <w id="4386191">et</w> <w id="4386192">hic</w> <w id="4386193">noster</w>.
<milestone n="128" unit="section" /><w id="4386195">sed</w>
<w id="4386196">vester</w> <w id="4386197">ut</w> <w id="4386198">adsentiatur</w> <w id="4386199">credat</w> <w id="4386200">adfirmet</w>, <w id="4386202">noster</w> <w id="4386203">ut</w> <w id="4386204">vereatur</w> <w id="4386205">temere</w> <w id="4386206">opinari</w> <w id="4386207">praeclareque</w> <w id="4386208">agi</w> <w id="4386209">secum</w> <w id="4386210">putet</w> <w id="4386211">si</w> <w id="4386212">in</w>
<w id="4386213">eius</w> <w id="4386214">modi</w> <w id="4386215">rebus</w> <w id="4386216">veri</w> <w id="4386217">simile</w> <w id="4386218">quod</w> <w id="4386219">sit</w> <w id="4386220">invenerit</w>.</p>
<p><w id="4386222">Veniamus</w> <w id="4386223">nunc</w> <w id="4386224">ad</w> <w id="4386225">bonorum</w> <w id="4386226">malorumque</w> <w id="4386227">notionem</w>;
<w id="4386229">et</w><ref id="n669" target="ref669" /> <w id="4386230">paulum</w> <w id="4386231">ante</w> <w id="4386232">dicendum</w> <w id="4386233">est</w>. <w id="4386235">Non</w> <w id="4386236">mihi</w> <w id="4386237">videntur</w>
<w id="4386238">considerare</w> <w id="4386239">cum</w><ref id="n670" target="ref670" /> <w id="4386240">physici</w><ref id="n671" target="ref671" /> <w id="4386241">ista</w><ref id="n672" target="ref672" /> <w id="4386242">valde</w> <w id="4386243">adfirmant</w> <w id="4386244">earum</w>
<w id="4386245">etiam</w> <w id="4386246">rerum</w> <w id="4386247">auctoritatem</w> <w id="4386248">si</w><ref id="n673" target="ref673" /> <w id="4386249">quae</w> <w id="4386250">inlustriores</w> <w id="4386251">videantur</w> <w id="4386252">amittere</w>. <w id="4386254">non</w> <w id="4386255">enim</w> <w id="4386256">magis</w> <w id="4386257">adsentiuntur</w> <w id="4386258">nec</w> <w id="4386259">adprobant</w><ref id="n674" target="ref674" /> <w id="4386260">lucere</w> <w id="4386261">nunc</w> <w id="4386262">quam</w><ref id="n675" target="ref675" /> <w id="4386263">cum</w> <w id="4386264">cornix</w> <w id="4386265">cecinerit</w> <w id="4386266">tum</w>
<w id="4386267">aliquid</w> <w id="4386268">eam</w> <w id="4386269">aut</w> <w id="4386270">iubere</w> <w id="4386271">aut</w> <w id="4386272">vetare</w>, <w id="4386274">nec</w> <w id="4386275">magis</w> <w id="4386276">adfirmabunt</w> <w id="4386277">signum</w> <w id="4386278">illud</w> <w id="4386279">si</w> <w id="4386280">erunt</w> <w id="4386281">mensi</w> <w id="4386282">sex</w> <w id="4386283">pedum</w> <w id="4386284">esse</w>,
<w id="4386286">quam</w> <w id="4386287">solem</w>, <w id="4386289">quem</w> <w id="4386290">metiri</w><ref id="n676" target="ref676" /> <w id="4386291">non</w> <w id="4386292">possunt</w>, <w id="4386294">plus</w> <w id="4386295">quam</w>
<w id="4386296">duodeviginti</w> <w id="4386297">partibus</w> <w id="4386298">maiorem</w> <w id="4386299">esse</w> <w id="4386300">quam</w> <w id="4386301">terram</w>. <w id="4386303">ex</w><ref id="n677" target="ref677" />
<w id="4386304">quo</w> <w id="4386305">illa</w> <w id="4386306">conclusio</w> <w id="4386307">nascitur</w>: '<w id="4386308">si</w> <w id="4386309">sol</w> <w id="4386310">quantus</w> <w id="4386311">sit</w> <w id="4386312">percipi</w> <w id="4386313">non</w> <w id="4386314">potest</w>; <w id="4386316">qui</w> <w id="4386317">ceteras</w> <w id="4386318">res</w> <w id="4386319">eodem</w> <w id="4386320">modo</w> <<w id="4386321">quo</w>><ref id="n678" target="ref678" />
<w id="4386322">magnitudinem</w> <w id="4386323">solis</w> <w id="4386324">adprobat</w> <w id="4386325">is</w> <w id="4386326">eas</w> <w id="4386327">res</w> <w id="4386328">non</w> <w id="4386329">percipit</w>;
<w id="4386331">magnitude</w> <w id="4386332">autem</w> <w id="4386333">solis</w> <w id="4386334">percipi</w> <w id="4386335">non</w> <w id="4386336">potest</w>; <w id="4386338">qui</w> <w id="4386339">igitur</w>
<w id="4386340">id</w> <w id="4386341">adprobat</w> <w id="4386342">quasi</w> <w id="4386343">percipiat</w>, <w id="4386345">nullam</w> <w id="4386346">rem</w> <w id="4386347">percipit</w>'. <w id="4386349">respondebunt</w><ref id="n679" target="ref679" /> <w id="4386350">posse</w> <w id="4386351">percipi</w> <w id="4386352">quantus</w> <w id="4386353">sol</w> <w id="4386354">sit</w>: <w id="4386355">non</w> <w id="4386356">repugnabo</w>, <w id="4386358">dum</w> <w id="4386359">modo</w> <w id="4386360">eodem</w> <w id="4386361">pacto</w> <w id="4386362">cetera</w> <w id="4386363">percipi</w> <w id="4386364">conprehendique</w> <w id="4386365">dicant</w>. <w id="4386367">nec</w> <w id="4386368">enim</w> <w id="4386369">possunt</w> <w id="4386370">dicere</w> <w id="4386371">aliud</w>
<w id="4386372">alio</w> <w id="4386373">magis</w> <w id="4386374">minusve</w> <w id="4386375">conprendi</w>, <w id="4386377">quoniam</w> <w id="4386378">omnium</w> <w id="4386379">rerum</w> <w id="4386380">una</w> <w id="4386381">est</w> <w id="4386382">definitio</w> <w id="4386383">conprehendendi</w>.
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<milestone n="129" unit="section" /><w id="4386385">Sed</w> <w id="4386386">quod</w> <w id="4386387">coeperam</w>: <w id="4386388">quid</w> <w id="4386389">habemus</w> <w id="4386390">in</w> <w id="4386391">rebus</w> <w id="4386392">bonis</w> <w id="4386393">et</w> <w id="4386394">malis</w> <w id="4386395">explorati</w>?<ref id="n680" target="ref680" /> <w id="4386396">nempe</w> <w id="4386397">fines</w> <w id="4386398">constituendi</w> <w id="4386399">sunt</w> <w id="4386400">ad</w> <w id="4386401">quos</w> <w id="4386402">et</w>
<w id="4386403">bonorum</w> <w id="4386404">et</w> <w id="4386405">malorum</w> <w id="4386406">summa</w> <w id="4386407">referatur</w>. <w id="4386409">qua</w> <w id="4386410">de</w> <w id="4386411">re</w>
<w id="4386412">est</w> <w id="4386413">igitur</w> <w id="4386414">inter</w> <w id="4386415">summos</w> <w id="4386416">viros</w> <w id="4386417">maior</w> <w id="4386418">dissensio</w>? <w id="4386419">Et</w>
<w id="4386420">omitto</w> <w id="4386421">illa</w> <w id="4386422">quae</w> <w id="4386423">relicta</w> <w id="4386424">iam</w> <w id="4386425">videntur</w>, <w id="4386427">Erillum</w> <w id="4386428">qui</w> <w id="4386429">in</w>
<w id="4386430">cognitione</w> <w id="4386431">et</w> <w id="4386432">scientia</w> <w id="4386433">summum</w> <w id="4386434">bonum</w> <w id="4386435">ponit</w>; <w id="4386437">qui</w> <w id="4386438">cum</w>

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<w id="4386439">Zenonis</w> <w id="4386440">auditor</w> <w id="4386441">esset</w> <w id="4386442">vides</w> <w id="4386443">quantum</w> <w id="4386444">ab</w> <w id="4386445">eo</w> <w id="4386446">dissenserit</w>
<w id="4386447">et</w> <w id="4386448">quam</w> <w id="4386449">non</w> <w id="4386450">multum</w> <w id="4386451">a</w> <w id="4386452">Platone</w>. <w id="4386454">Megaricorum</w> <w id="4386455">fuit</w>
<w id="4386456">nobilis</w> <w id="4386457">disciplina</w>, <w id="4386459">cuius</w> <w id="4386460">ut</w> <w id="4386461">scriptum</w> <w id="4386462">video</w> <w id="4386463">princeps</w>
<w id="4386464">Xenophanes</w> <w id="4386465">quem</w> <w id="4386466">modo</w> <w id="4386467">nominavi</w>, <w id="4386469">deinde</w><ref id="n681" target="ref681" /> <w id="4386470">eum</w> <w id="4386471">secuti</w>
<w id="4386472">Parmenides</w> <w id="4386473">et</w> <w id="4386474">Zeno</w> (** <w id="4386475">itaque</w> <w id="4386476">ab</w> <w id="4386477">is</w> <w id="4386478">Eleatici</w><ref id="n682" target="ref682" /><ref id="n683" target="ref683" /> <w id="4386479">philosophy</w>
<w id="4386480">nominabantur</w><ref id="n684" target="ref684" />), <w id="4386482">post</w> <w id="4386483">Euclides</w> <w id="4386484">Socratis</w> <w id="4386485">discipulus</w> <w id="4386486">Megareus</w>, <w id="4386488">a</w> <w id="4386489">quo</w> <w id="4386490">idem</w> <w id="4386491">illi</w> <w id="4386492">Megarici</w> <w id="4386493">dicti</w>, <w id="4386495">qui</w> <w id="4386496">id</w> <w id="4386497">bonum</w> <w id="4386498">solum</w> <w id="4386499">esse</w> <w id="4386500">dicebant</w> <w id="4386501">quod</w> <w id="4386502">esset</w> <w id="4386503">unum</w> <w id="4386504">et</w> <w id="4386505">simile</w>
<w id="4386506">et</w> <w id="4386507">idem</w> <w id="4386508">semper</w>;<ref id="n685" target="ref685" /> <w id="4386510">hi</w> <w id="4386511">quoque</w> <w id="4386512">multa</w> <w id="4386513">a</w> <w id="4386514">Platone</w>. <w id="4386516">a</w> <w id="4386517">Menedemo</w> <w id="4386518">autem</w>, <w id="4386520">quod</w> <w id="4386521">is</w> <w id="4386522">Eretria</w> <w id="4386523">fuit</w>, <w id="4386525">Eretriaci</w> <w id="4386526">appellate</w>,
<w id="4386528">quorum</w> <w id="4386529">omne</w> <w id="4386530">bonum</w> <w id="4386531">in</w> <w id="4386532">mente</w> <w id="4386533">positum</w> <w id="4386534">et</w> <w id="4386535">mentis</w><ref id="n686" target="ref686" /> <w id="4386536">acie</w>
<w id="4386537">qua</w> <w id="4386538">verum</w> <w id="4386539">cerneretur</w>, <w id="4386541">Erilli</w><ref id="n687" target="ref687" /> <w id="4386542">similia</w>, <w id="4386544">sed</w> <w id="4386545">opinor</w> <w id="4386546">explicata</w> <w id="4386547">uberius</w> <w id="4386548">et</w> <w id="4386549">ornatius</w>.
<milestone n="130" unit="section" /><w id="4386551">Hos</w> <w id="4386552">si</w> <w id="4386553">contemnimus</w> <w id="4386554">et</w> <w id="4386555">iam</w>
<w id="4386556">abiectos</w> <w id="4386557">putamus</w>, <w id="4386559">illos</w> <w id="4386560">certe</w> <w id="4386561">minus</w> <w id="4386562">despicere</w> <w id="4386563">debemus</w>:
<w id="4386564">Aristonem</w>, <w id="4386566">qui</w> <w id="4386567">cum</w> <w id="4386568">Zenonis</w> <w id="4386569">fuisset</w> <w id="4386570">auditor</w> <w id="4386571">re</w> <w id="4386572">probavit</w>
<w id="4386573">ea</w> <w id="4386574">quae</w> <w id="4386575">ille</w> <w id="4386576">verbis</w>, <w id="4386578">nihil</w> <w id="4386579">esse</w> <w id="4386580">bonum</w> <w id="4386581">nisi</w> <w id="4386582">virtutem</w>
<w id="4386583">nec</w> <w id="4386584">malum</w> <w id="4386585">nisi</w> <w id="4386586">quod</w> <w id="4386587">virtuti</w><ref id="n688" target="ref688" /> <w id="4386588">esset</w> <w id="4386589">contrarium</w>; <w id="4386591">in</w>
<w id="4386592">mediis</w> <w id="4386593">ea</w> <w id="4386594">momenta</w> <w id="4386595">quae</w> <w id="4386596">Zeno</w> <w id="4386597">voluit</w> <w id="4386598">nulla</w> <w id="4386599">esse</w> <w id="4386600">censuit</w>. <w id="4386602">huic</w> <w id="4386603">summum</w> <w id="4386604">bonum</w> <w id="4386605">est</w> <w id="4386606">in</w> <w id="4386607">is</w> <w id="4386608">rebus</w> <w id="4386609">neutram</w>
<w id="4386610">in</w> <w id="4386611">partem</w> <w id="4386612">moveri</w>, <w id="4386614">quae</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4386615">ἀδιαφορία</w></foreign> <w id="4386616">ab</w> <w id="4386617">ipso</w> <w id="4386618">dicitur</w>.
<w id="4386620">Pyrrho</w> <w id="4386621">autem</w> <w id="4386622">ea</w> <w id="4386623">ne</w> <w id="4386624">sentire</w> <w id="4386625">quidem</w> <w id="4386626">sapientem</w>, <w id="4386628">quae</w>
<foreign lang="greek"><w id="4386629">ἀπάθεια</w></foreign><ref id="n689" target="ref689" /> <w id="4386630">nominatur</w>. <w id="4386632">Has</w> <w id="4386633">igitur</w> <w id="4386634">tot</w> <w id="4386635">sententias</w> <w id="4386636">ut</w> <w id="4386637">omittamus</w>, <w id="4386639">haec</w> <w id="4386640">videamus</w>, <w id="4386642">quae</w><ref id="n690" target="ref690" /> <w id="4386643">nunc</w> <w id="4386644">diu</w> <w id="4386645">multumque</w> <w id="4386646">defensa</w> <w id="4386647">sunt</w>.
<milestone n="131" unit="section" /><w id="4386649">Alii</w> <w id="4386650">voluptatem</w> <w id="4386651">finem</w> <w id="4386652">esse</w> <w id="4386653">voluerunt</w>,
<w id="4386655">quorum</w> <w id="4386656">princeps</w> <w id="4386657">Aristippus</w>, <w id="4386659">qui</w> <w id="4386660">Socratem</w><ref id="n691" target="ref691" /> <w id="4386661">audierat</w>,
<w id="4386663">unde</w> <w id="4386664">Cyrenaici</w>, <w id="4386666">post</w> <w id="4386667">Epicurus</w>, <w id="4386669">cuius</w> <w id="4386670">est</w> <w id="4386671">disciplinanunc</w>
[<w id="4386672">disciplina</w><ref id="n692" target="ref692" />] <w id="4386673">notior</w> <w id="4386674">nec</w> <w id="4386675">tamen</w> <w id="4386676">cum</w> <w id="4386677">Cyrenaicis</w> <w id="4386678">de</w> <w id="4386679">ipsa</w>

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<w id="4386680">voluptate</w> <w id="4386681">consentiens</w>. <w id="4386683">voluptatem</w> <w id="4386684">autem</w> <w id="4386685">et</w> <w id="4386686">honestatem</w> <w id="4386687">finis</w><ref id="n693" target="ref693" /> <w id="4386688">esse</w> <w id="4386689">Callipho</w><ref id="n694" target="ref694" /> <w id="4386690">censuit</w>, <w id="4386692">vacare</w><ref id="n695" target="ref695" /> <w id="4386693">omni</w> <w id="4386694">molestia</w>
<w id="4386695">Hieronymus</w>, <w id="4386697">hoc</w> <w id="4386698">idem</w> <w id="4386699">cum</w> <w id="4386700">honestate</w> <w id="4386701">Diodorus</w>, <w id="4386703">ambo</w>
<w id="4386704">hi</w> <w id="4386705">Peripatetici</w>. <w id="4386707">honeste</w> <w id="4386708">autem</w> <w id="4386709">vivere</w><ref id="n696" target="ref696" /> <w id="4386710">fruentem</w> <w id="4386711">rebus</w>
<w id="4386712">is</w> <w id="4386713">quas</w> <w id="4386714">primas</w> <w id="4386715">homini</w> <w id="4386716">natura</w> <w id="4386717">conciliet</w> <w id="4386718">et</w> <w id="4386719">vetus</w> <w id="4386720">Academia</w> <w id="4386721">censuit</w>, <w id="4386723">ut</w> <w id="4386724">indicant</w> <w id="4386725">scripta</w> <w id="4386726">Polemonis</w> <w id="4386727">quem</w>
<w id="4386728">Antiochus</w> <w id="4386729">probat</w> <w id="4386730">maxime</w>, <w id="4386732">et</w> <w id="4386733">Aristoteles</w> <w id="4386734">eiusque</w> <w id="4386735">amici</w>
<w id="4386736">huc</w><ref id="n697" target="ref697" /> <w id="4386737">proxime</w> <w id="4386738">videntur</w> <w id="4386739">accedere</w>. <w id="4386741">introducebat</w> <w id="4386742">etiam</w>
<w id="4386743">Carneades</w>, <w id="4386745">non</w> <w id="4386746">quo</w> <w id="4386747">probaret</w> <w id="4386748">sed</w> <w id="4386749">ut</w> <w id="4386750">opponeret</w><ref id="n698" target="ref698" /> <w id="4386751">Stoicis</w>,
<w id="4386753">summum</w> <w id="4386754">bonum</w> <w id="4386755">esse</w> <w id="4386756">frui</w> <w id="4386757">rebus</w> <w id="4386758">is</w> <w id="4386759">quas</w> <w id="4386760">primas</w> <w id="4386761">natura</w> <w id="4386762">conciliavisset</w>. <w id="4386764">honeste</w><ref id="n699" target="ref699" /> <w id="4386765">autem</w> <w id="4386766">vivere</w>,<ref id="n700" target="ref700" /> <w id="4386768">quod</w> <w id="4386769">ducatur</w> <w id="4386770">a</w> <w id="4386771">conciliatione</w> <w id="4386772">naturae</w>, <w id="4386774">Zeno</w> <w id="4386775">statuit</w> <w id="4386776">fine</w> <w id="4386777">esse</w>
<w id="4386778">bonorum</w>, <w id="4386780">qui</w> <w id="4386781">inventor</w> <w id="4386782">et</w> <w id="4386783">princeps</w> <w id="4386784">Stoicorum</w> <w id="4386785">fuit</w>.
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<milestone n="132" unit="section" /><w id="4386787">iam</w>
<w id="4386788">illud</w> <w id="4386789">perspicuum</w> <w id="4386790">est</w>,<ref id="n701" target="ref701" /> <w id="4386792">omnibus</w> <w id="4386793">is</w> <w id="4386794">finibus</w> <w id="4386795">bonorum</w> <w id="4386796">quos</w>
<w id="4386797">exposui</w> <w id="4386798">malorum</w> <w id="4386799">fines</w> <w id="4386800">esse</w> <w id="4386801">contrarios</w>. <w id="4386803">Ad</w> <w id="4386804">vos</w> <w id="4386805">nunc</w>
<w id="4386806">refero</w> <w id="4386807">quem</w> <w id="4386808">sequar</w>; <w id="4386810">modo</w> <w id="4386811">ne</w> <w id="4386812">quis</w> <w id="4386813">illud</w> <w id="4386814">tam</w> <w id="4386815">ineruditum</w>
<w id="4386816">absurdumque</w> <w id="4386817">respondeat</w> '<w id="4386818">quemlubet</w>,<ref id="n702" target="ref702" /> <w id="4386820">modo</w> <w id="4386821">aliquem</w>':
<w id="4386822">nihil</w> <w id="4386823">potest</w> <w id="4386824">dici</w> <w id="4386825">inconsideratius</w>. <w id="4386827">Cupio</w> <w id="4386828">sequi</w> <w id="4386829">Stoicos</w>.
<w id="4386831">licetne</w> — <w id="4386832">omitto</w> <w id="4386833">per</w> <w id="4386834">Aristotelem</w>, <w id="4386836">meo</w> <w id="4386837">iudicio</w> <w id="4386838">in</w> <w id="4386839">philosophia</w> <w id="4386840">prope</w> <w id="4386841">singularem</w> — <w id="4386842">per</w> <w id="4386843">ipsum</w> <w id="4386844">Antiochum</w>, <w id="4386846">qui</w>
<w id="4386847">appellabatur</w> <w id="4386848">Academicus</w>, <w id="4386850">erat</w> <w id="4386851">quidem</w> <w id="4386852">si</w> <w id="4386853">perpauca</w>
<w id="4386854">mutavisset</w> <w id="4386855">germanissimus</w> <w id="4386856">Stoicus</w>. <w id="4386858">erit</w><ref id="n703" target="ref703" /> <w id="4386859">igitur</w> <w id="4386860">res</w> <w id="4386861">iam</w>
<w id="4386862">in</w> <w id="4386863">discrimine</w>; <w id="4386865">nam</w> <w id="4386866">aut</w> <w id="4386867">Stoicus</w> <w id="4386868">constituatur</w><ref id="n704" target="ref704" /> <w id="4386869">sapiens</w><ref id="n705" target="ref705" />
<w id="4386870">aut</w> <w id="4386871">veteris</w> <w id="4386872">Academiae</w> — <w id="4386873">utrumque</w> <w id="4386874">non</w> <w id="4386875">potest</w>; <w id="4386877">est</w>
<w id="4386878">enim</w> <w id="4386879">inter</w> <w id="4386880">eos</w> <w id="4386881">non</w> <w id="4386882">de</w> <w id="4386883">terminis</w> <w id="4386884">sed</w> <w id="4386885">de</w> <w id="4386886">tota</w> <w id="4386887">possessione</w>
<w id="4386888">contentio</w>; <w id="4386890">nam</w> <w id="4386891">omnis</w> <w id="4386892">ratio</w> <w id="4386893">vitae</w> <w id="4386894">definitione</w><ref id="n706" target="ref706" /> <w id="4386895">summi</w>
<w id="4386896">boni</w> <w id="4386897">continetur</w>,<ref id="n707" target="ref707" /> <w id="4386899">de</w> <w id="4386900">qua</w> <w id="4386901">qui</w> <w id="4386902">dissident</w> <w id="4386903">de</w> <w id="4386904">omni</w> <w id="4386905">vitae</w>
<w id="4386906">ratione</w> <w id="4386907">dissident</w>; <w id="4386909">non</w> <w id="4386910">potest</w> <w id="4386911">igitur</w> <w id="4386912">uterque</w> <w id="4386913">esse</w> <w id="4386914">sa</w>-

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<w id="4386915">piens</w>, <w id="4386917">quoniam</w> <w id="4386918">tanto</w> <w id="4386919">opere</w> <w id="4386920">dissentiunt</w>, <w id="4386922">sed</w> <w id="4386923">alter</w><ref id="n708" target="ref708" />—: <w id="4386924">si</w>
<w id="4386925">Polemoneus</w>, <w id="4386927">peccat</w> <w id="4386928">Stoicus</w> <w id="4386929">rei</w> <w id="4386930">falsae</w> <w id="4386931">adsentiens</w> (<w id="4386932">vos</w><ref id="n709" target="ref709" />
<w id="4386933">quidem</w> <w id="4386934">nihil</w> <w id="4386935">esse</w><ref id="n710" target="ref710" /> <w id="4386936">dicitis</w> <w id="4386937">a</w> <w id="4386938">sapiente</w> <w id="4386939">tam</w> <w id="4386940">alienum</w>[<w id="4386941">esse</w>]);
<w id="4386943">sin</w><ref id="n711" target="ref711" /> <w id="4386944">vera</w> <w id="4386945">sunt</w> <w id="4386946">Zenonis</w>, <w id="4386948">eadem</w> <w id="4386949">in</w> <w id="4386950">veteres</w> <w id="4386951">Academicos</w>
<w id="4386952">Peripateticosque</w> <w id="4386953">dicenda</w>. <w id="4386955">hic</w> <w id="4386956">igitur</w> <w id="4386957">neutri</w><ref id="n712" target="ref712" /> <w id="4386958">adsentiens</w><ref id="n713" target="ref713" />
** <w id="4386959">si</w> <w id="4386960">numquam</w>, <w id="4386962">uter</w> <w id="4386963">est</w> <w id="4386964">prudentior</w>?<ref id="n714" target="ref714" />
<milestone n="133" unit="section" /><w id="4386965">Quid</w> <w id="4386966">cum</w> <w id="4386967">ipse</w>
<w id="4386968">Antiochus</w> <w id="4386969">dissentit</w> <w id="4386970">quibusdam</w> <w id="4386971">in</w> <w id="4386972">rebus</w> <w id="4386973">ab</w> <w id="4386974">his</w> <w id="4386975">quos</w>
<w id="4386976">amat</w> <w id="4386977">Stoicis</w>, <w id="4386979">nonne</w> <w id="4386980">indicat</w><ref id="n715" target="ref715" /> <w id="4386981">non</w> <w id="4386982">posse</w> <w id="4386983">illa</w> <w id="4386984">probanda</w>
<w id="4386985">esse</w> <w id="4386986">sapienti</w>?<ref id="n716" target="ref716" /> <w id="4386987">Placet</w> <w id="4386988">Stoicis</w> <w id="4386989">omnia</w> <w id="4386990">peccata</w> <w id="4386991">esse</w> <w id="4386992">paria</w>;
<w id="4386994">at</w> <w id="4386995">hoc</w> <w id="4386996">Antiocho</w> <w id="4386997">vehementissime</w> <w id="4386998">displicet</w>. <w id="4387000">liceat</w> <w id="4387001">tandem</w> <w id="4387002">mihi</w> <w id="4387003">considerare</w> <w id="4387004">utram</w> <w id="4387005">sententiam</w> <w id="4387006">sequar</w>. <w id="4387008">Praecide</w>' <w id="4387009">inquit</w>, '<w id="4387011">statue</w> <w id="4387012">aliquando</w> <w id="4387013">quidlibet</w>.' <w id="4387015">Quid</w> <w id="4387016">quae</w>
<w id="4387017">dicuntur</w> <w id="4387018">quom</w><ref id="n717" target="ref717" /> <w id="4387019">et</w> <w id="4387020">acuta</w> <w id="4387021">mihi</w> <w id="4387022">videntur</w> <w id="4387023">in</w> <w id="4387024">utramque</w>
<w id="4387025">partem</w> <w id="4387026">et</w> <w id="4387027">paria</w>, <w id="4387029">nonne</w> <w id="4387030">caveam</w> <w id="4387031">ne</w> <w id="4387032">scelus</w> <w id="4387033">faciam</w>? <w id="4387034">scelus</w> <w id="4387035">enim</w> <w id="4387036">dicebas</w> <w id="4387037">esse</w> <w id="4387038">Luculle</w><ref id="n718" target="ref718" /> <w id="4387039">dogma</w> <w id="4387040">prodere</w>; <w id="4387042">contineo</w>
<w id="4387043">igitur</w> <w id="4387044">me</w>, <w id="4387046">ne</w> <w id="4387047">incognito</w> <w id="4387048">adsentiar</w>, <w id="4387050">quod</w> <w id="4387051">mihi</w> <w id="4387052">tecum</w>
<w id="4387053">est</w> <w id="4387054">dogma</w> <w id="4387055">commune</w>.
<milestone n="134" unit="section" /><w id="4387057">Ecce</w> <w id="4387058">multo</w> <w id="4387059">maior</w> <w id="4387060">etiam</w> <w id="4387061">dissensio</w>. <w id="4387063">Zeno</w> <w id="4387064">in</w> <w id="4387065">una</w> <w id="4387066">virtute</w> <w id="4387067">positam</w> <w id="4387068">beatam</w> <w id="4387069">vitam</w>
<w id="4387070">putat</w>. <w id="4387072">quid</w> <w id="4387073">Antiochus</w>? '<w id="4387074">etiam</w>' <w id="4387075">inquit</w> '<w id="4387076">beatam</w>, <w id="4387078">sed</w>
<w id="4387079">non</w> <w id="4387080">beatissimam</w>'. <w id="4387082">deus</w> <w id="4387083">ille</w> <w id="4387084">qui</w> <w id="4387085">nihil</w> <w id="4387086">censuit</w> <w id="4387087">deesse</w>
<w id="4387088">virtuti</w>, <w id="4387090">homuncio</w> <w id="4387091">hic</w> <w id="4387092">qui</w> <w id="4387093">multa</w> <w id="4387094">putat</w> <w id="4387095">praeter</w> <w id="4387096">virtutem</w> <w id="4387097">homini</w> <w id="4387098">partim</w> <w id="4387099">cara</w><ref id="n719" target="ref719" /> <w id="4387100">esse</w> <w id="4387101">partim</w> <w id="4387102">etiam</w> <w id="4387103">necessaria</w>. <w id="4387105">sed</w> <<w id="4387106">et</w>><ref id="n720" target="ref720" /> <w id="4387107">ille</w> <w id="4387108">vereor</w> <w id="4387109">ne</w> <w id="4387110">virtuti</w> <w id="4387111">plus</w> <w id="4387112">tribuat</w> <w id="4387113">quam</w>
<w id="4387114">natura</w> <w id="4387115">patiatur</w>, <w id="4387117">praesertim</w> <w id="4387118">Theophrasto</w><ref id="n721" target="ref721" /> <w id="4387119">multa</w> <w id="4387120">diserte</w>
<w id="4387121">copioseque</w> <w id="4387122">dicente</w>, <w id="4387124">et</w> <w id="4387125">hic</w> <w id="4387126">metuo</w> <w id="4387127">ne</w> <w id="4387128">vix</w> <w id="4387129">sibi</w> <w id="4387130">constet</w>,
<w id="4387132">qui</w> <w id="4387133">cum</w> <w id="4387134">dicat</w> <w id="4387135">esse</w> <w id="4387136">quaedam</w> <w id="4387137">et</w> <w id="4387138">corporis</w> <w id="4387139">et</w> <w id="4387140">fortunae</w>
<w id="4387141">mala</w> <w id="4387142">tamen</w> <w id="4387143">eum</w> <w id="4387144">qui</w> <w id="4387145">in</w> <w id="4387146">his</w> <w id="4387147">omnibus</w> <w id="4387148">sit</w> <w id="4387149">beatum</w> <w id="4387150">fore</w>
<w id="4387151">censeat</w> <w id="4387152">si</w> <w id="4387153">sapiens</w><ref id="n722" target="ref722" /> <w id="4387154">sit</w>: <w id="4387155">distrahor</w>, <w id="4387157">tum</w> <w id="4387158">hoc</w> <w id="4387159">mihi</w> <w id="4387160">proba</w>-

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<w id="4387161">bilius</w> <w id="4387162">tum</w> <w id="4387163">illud</w> <w id="4387164">videtur</w>, <w id="4387166">et</w> <w id="4387167">tamen</w> <w id="4387168">nisi</w> <w id="4387169">alterutrum</w> <w id="4387170">sit</w>
<w id="4387171">virtutem</w> <w id="4387172">iacere</w> <w id="4387173">plane</w> <w id="4387174">puto</w>. <w id="4387176">Verum</w> <w id="4387177">in</w> <w id="4387178">his</w> <w id="4387179">discrepant</w>.
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<milestone n="135" unit="section" /><w id="4387181">quid</w> <w id="4387182">illa</w><ref id="n723" target="ref723" /> <w id="4387183">in</w> <w id="4387184">quibus</w> <w id="4387185">consentiunt</w> <w id="4387186">num</w> <w id="4387187">pro</w> <w id="4387188">veris</w> <w id="4387189">probare</w>
<w id="4387190">possumus</w>, <w id="4387192">sapientis</w> <w id="4387193">animum</w> <w id="4387194">numquam</w> <w id="4387195">nec</w> <w id="4387196">cupiditate</w>
<w id="4387197">moveri</w> <w id="4387198">nec</w> <w id="4387199">laetitia</w> <w id="4387200">ecferri</w>? <w id="4387201">age</w> <w id="4387202">haec</w> <w id="4387203">probabilia</w> <w id="4387204">sane</w> 5
<w id="4387205">sint</w>; <w id="4387207">num</w> <w id="4387208">etiam</w> <w id="4387209">ilia</w>, <w id="4387211">numquam</w> <w id="4387212">timere</w> <w id="4387213">numquam</w> <w id="4387214">dolere</w>: <w id="4387215">sapiensne</w> <w id="4387216">non</w> <w id="4387217">timeat</w> <w id="4387218">ne</w><ref id="n724" target="ref724" /> <w id="4387219">patria</w> <w id="4387220">deleatur</w>, <w id="4387222">non</w>
<w id="4387223">doleat</w><ref id="n725" target="ref725" /> <w id="4387224">si</w> <w id="4387225">deleta</w> <w id="4387226">sit</w>?<ref id="n726" target="ref726" /> <w id="4387227">durum</w>, <w id="4387229">sed</w> <w id="4387230">Zenoni</w> <w id="4387231">necessarium</w>,
<w id="4387233">cui</w> <w id="4387234">praeter</w> <w id="4387235">honestum</w> <w id="4387236">nihil</w> <w id="4387237">est</w> <w id="4387238">in</w> <w id="4387239">bonis</w>, <w id="4387241">tibi</w> <w id="4387242">vero</w> <w id="4387243">Antioche</w> <w id="4387244">minime</w>, <w id="4387246">cui</w> <w id="4387247">praeter</w> <w id="4387248">honestatem</w> <w id="4387249">multa</w> <w id="4387250">bona</w>,
<w id="4387252">praeter</w> <w id="4387253">turpitudinem</w> <w id="4387254">multa</w> <w id="4387255">mala</w> <w id="4387256">videntur</w>, <w id="4387258">quae</w> <w id="4387259">et</w>
<w id="4387260">venientia</w> <w id="4387261">metuat</w> <w id="4387262">sapiens</w> <w id="4387263">necesse</w> <w id="4387264">est</w> <w id="4387265">et</w> <w id="4387266">venisse</w> <w id="4387267">doleat</w>.
<w id="4387269">Sed</w> <w id="4387270">quaero</w> <w id="4387271">quando</w> <w id="4387272">ista</w> <w id="4387273">fuerint</w> <w id="4387274">Academia</w> <w id="4387275">vetere</w>
†<w id="4387276">dunttia</w>,<ref id="n727" target="ref727" /> <w id="4387278">ut</w> <w id="4387279">animum</w> <w id="4387280">sapientis</w> <w id="4387281">commoveri</w> <w id="4387282">et</w> <w id="4387283">conturbari</w> <w id="4387284">negarent</w>: <w id="4387285">mediocritates</w> <w id="4387286">illi</w> <w id="4387287">probabant</w> <w id="4387288">et</w> <w id="4387289">in</w> <w id="4387290">omni</w>
<w id="4387291">permotione</w> <w id="4387292">naturalem</w> <w id="4387293">volebant</w> <w id="4387294">esse</w> <w id="4387295">quendam</w> <w id="4387296">modum</w>.
<w id="4387298">legimus</w> <w id="4387299">omnes</w> <w id="4387300">Crantoris</w> <w id="4387301">veteris</w> <w id="4387302">Academici</w> <w id="4387303">de</w> <w id="4387304">luctu</w>;
<w id="4387306">est</w> <w id="4387307">enim</w> <w id="4387308">non</w> <w id="4387309">magnus</w> <w id="4387310">verum</w> <w id="4387311">aureolus</w> <w id="4387312">et</w> <w id="4387313">ut</w> <w id="4387314">Tuberoni</w>
<w id="4387315">Panaetius</w> <w id="4387316">praecipit</w> <w id="4387317">ad</w> <w id="4387318">verbum</w> <w id="4387319">ediscendus</w> <w id="4387320">libellus</w>.
<w id="4387322">atque</w> <w id="4387323">illi</w> <w id="4387324">quidem</w> <w id="4387325">etiam</w> <w id="4387326">utiliter</w> <w id="4387327">a</w> <w id="4387328">natura</w> <w id="4387329">dicebant</w> <w id="4387330">permotiones</w> <w id="4387331">istas</w> <w id="4387332">animis</w> <w id="4387333">nostris</w> <w id="4387334">datas</w>, <w id="4387336">metum</w> <w id="4387337">cavendi</w>
<w id="4387338">causa</w>, <w id="4387340">misericordiam</w> <w id="4387341">aegritudinemque</w> <w id="4387342">clementiae</w>; <w id="4387344">ipsam</w> <w id="4387345">iracundiam</w> <w id="4387346">fortitudinis</w> <w id="4387347">quasi</w> <w id="4387348">cotem</w> <w id="4387349">esse</w> <w id="4387350">dicebant</w> — <milestone n="136?" unit="section" /><w id="4387351">recte</w><ref id="n728" target="ref728" /> <w id="4387352">secusne</w> <w id="4387353">alias</w> <w id="4387354">viderimus</w>;
<w id="4387356">atrocitas</w> <w id="4387357">quidem</w> <w id="4387358">ista</w> <w id="4387359">tua</w> <w id="4387360">quo</w> <w id="4387361">modo</w> <w id="4387362">in</w> <w id="4387363">veterem</w> <w id="4387364">Academiam</w> <w id="4387365">inruperitnescio</w>. <w id="4387367">Ilia</w> <w id="4387368">vero</w> <w id="4387369">ferre</w> <w id="4387370">non</w> <w id="4387371">possum</w> — <w id="4387372">non</w> <w id="4387373">quo</w>
<w id="4387374">mihi</w> <w id="4387375">displiceant</w>, <w id="4387377">sunt</w> <w id="4387378">enim</w> <w id="4387379">Socratica</w> <w id="4387380">pleraque</w> <w id="4387381">mirabilia</w> <w id="4387382">Stoicorum</w>, <w id="4387384">quae</w> <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4387385">παράδοξα</w></foreign> <w id="4387386">nominantur</w>; <w id="4387388">sed</w> <w id="4387389">ubi</w>
<w id="4387390">Xenocrates</w>, <w id="4387392">ubi</w> <w id="4387393">Aristoteles</w> <w id="4387394">ista</w> <w id="4387395">tetigit</w><ref id="n729" target="ref729" /> (<w id="4387396">hos</w> <w id="4387397">enim</w> <w id="4387398">quasi</w>
<w id="4387399">eosdem</w> <w id="4387400">esse</w> <w id="4387401">vultis</w>): <w id="4387402">illi</w> <w id="4387403">umquam</w> <w id="4387404">dicerent</w> <w id="4387405">sapientes</w>
<w id="4387406">solos</w> <w id="4387407">reges</w> <w id="4387408">solos</w> <w id="4387409">divites</w> <w id="4387410">solos</w> <w id="4387411">formosos</w>; <w id="4387413">omnia</w> <w id="4387414">quae</w>
<w id="4387415">ubique</w> <w id="4387416">essent</w> <w id="4387417">sapientis</w> <w id="4387418">esse</w>; <w id="4387420">neminem</w> <w id="4387421">consulem</w> <w id="4387422">prae</w>-

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<w id="4387423">torem</w> <w id="4387424">imperatorem</w>, <w id="4387426">nescio</w> <w id="4387427">an</w> <w id="4387428">ne</w> <w id="4387429">quinquevirum</w> <w id="4387430">quidem</w> <w id="4387431">quemquam</w> <w id="4387432">nisi</w> <w id="4387433">sapientem</w>; <w id="4387435">postremo</w> <w id="4387436">solum</w> <w id="4387437">civem</w>
<w id="4387438">solum</w> <w id="4387439">liberum</w>, <w id="4387441">insipientes</w> <w id="4387442">omnes</w> <w id="4387443">peregrinos</w> <w id="4387444">exules</w>
<w id="4387445">servos</w>, <w id="4387447">furiosos</w> <w id="4387448">denique</w>; <w id="4387450">scripta</w> <w id="4387451">Lycurgi</w> <w id="4387452">Solonis</w>, <w id="4387454">duodecim</w> <w id="4387455">tabulas</w> <w id="4387456">nostras</w> <w id="4387457">non</w> <w id="4387458">esse</w> <w id="4387459">leges</w>, <w id="4387461">ne</w> <w id="4387462">urbis</w> <w id="4387463">quidem</w><ref id="n730" target="ref730" />
<w id="4387464">aut</w> <w id="4387465">civitatis</w> <w id="4387466">nisi</w> <w id="4387467">quae</w> <w id="4387468">essent</w> <w id="4387469">sapientium</w>.
<milestone n="137" unit="section" /><w id="4387471">haec</w> <w id="4387472">tibi</w>
<w id="4387473">Luculle</w>, <w id="4387475">si</w> <w id="4387476">es</w> <w id="4387477">adsensus</w> <w id="4387478">Antiocho</w> <w id="4387479">familiari</w> <w id="4387480">tuo</w>, <w id="4387482">tam</w>
<w id="4387483">sunt</w> <w id="4387484">defendenda</w> <w id="4387485">quam</w> <w id="4387486">moenia</w>, <w id="4387488">mihi</w> <w id="4387489">autem</w> <w id="4387490">bono</w> <w id="4387491">modo</w>
<w id="4387492">tantum</w> <w id="4387493">quantum</w> <w id="4387494">videbitur</w>. <milestone unit="chapter" n="45" /><w id="4387496">Legi</w> <w id="4387497">apud</w> <w id="4387498">Clitomachum</w>,
<w id="4387500">cum</w> <w id="4387501">Carneades</w> <w id="4387502">et</w> <w id="4387503">Stoicus</w> <w id="4387504">Diogenes</w> <w id="4387505">ad</w> <w id="4387506">senatum</w> <w id="4387507">in</w> <w id="4387508">Capitolio</w> <w id="4387509">starent</w>, <w id="4387511">A</w>. <w id="4387513">Albinum</w>, <w id="4387515">qui</w> <w id="4387516">tum</w> <w id="4387517">P</w>. <w id="4387519">Scipione</w> <w id="4387520">et</w><ref id="n731" target="ref731" />
<w id="4387521">M</w>. <w id="4387523">Marcello</w> <w id="4387524">cos</w>. <w id="4387526">praetor</w> <w id="4387527">esset</w>, <w id="4387529">eum</w><ref id="n732" target="ref732" /> <w id="4387530">qui</w> <w id="4387531">cum</w> <w id="4387532">avo</w> <w id="4387533">tuo</w>
<w id="4387534">Luculle</w> <w id="4387535">consul</w> <w id="4387536">fuit</w>, <w id="4387538">doctum</w> <w id="4387539">sane</w> <w id="4387540">hominem</w> <w id="4387541">ut</w> <w id="4387542">indicat</w>
<w id="4387543">ipsius</w> <w id="4387544">historia</w> <w id="4387545">scripta</w> <w id="4387546">Graece</w>, <w id="4387548">iocantem</w><ref id="n733" target="ref733" /> <w id="4387549">dixisse</w> <w id="4387550">Carneadi</w>: '<w id="4387551">ego</w> <w id="4387552">tibi</w> <w id="4387553">Carneade</w> <w id="4387554">praetor</w> <w id="4387555">esse</w> <w id="4387556">non</w> <w id="4387557">video</w>,
<w id="4387559">quia</w> <w id="4387560">sapiens</w> <w id="4387561">non</w> <w id="4387562">sum</w>, <w id="4387564">nec</w> <w id="4387565">haec</w> <w id="4387566">urbs</w> <w id="4387567">nec</w> <w id="4387568">in</w> <w id="4387569">ea</w> <w id="4387570">civitas</w>?'; <w id="4387572">turn</w> <w id="4387573">ille</w>: '<w id="4387574">huic</w> <w id="4387575">Stoico</w> <w id="4387576">non</w> <w id="4387577">videris</w>'.<ref id="n734" target="ref734" /> <w id="4387579">Aristoteles</w>
<w id="4387580">aut</w> <w id="4387581">Xenocrates</w>, <w id="4387583">quos</w> <w id="4387584">Antiochus</w> <w id="4387585">sequi</w> <w id="4387586">volebat</w>, <w id="4387588">non</w>
<w id="4387589">dubitavisset</w> <w id="4387590">quin</w> <w id="4387591">et</w> <w id="4387592">praetor</w> <w id="4387593">ille</w> <w id="4387594">esset</w> <w id="4387595">et</w> <w id="4387596">Roma</w> <w id="4387597">urbs</w>
<w id="4387598">et</w> <w id="4387599">eam</w> <w id="4387600">civitas</w> <w id="4387601">incoleret</w>; <w id="4387603">sed</w> <w id="4387604">ille</w> <w id="4387605">noster</w> <w id="4387606">est</w> <w id="4387607">plane</w> <w id="4387608">ut</w>
<w id="4387609">supra</w> <w id="4387610">dixi</w> <w id="4387611">Stoicus</w> <w id="4387612">perpauca</w> <w id="4387613">balbutiens</w>.<ref id="n735" target="ref735" />
<milestone n="138" unit="section" /><w id="4387615">vos</w><ref id="n736" target="ref736" /> <w id="4387616">autem</w>
<w id="4387617">mihi</w> <w id="4387618">verenti</w><ref id="n737" target="ref737" /> <w id="4387619">ne</w> <w id="4387620">labar</w> <w id="4387621">ad</w> <w id="4387622">opinionem</w><ref id="n738" target="ref738" /> <w id="4387623">et</w> <w id="4387624">aliquid</w> <w id="4387625">adsciscam</w> <w id="4387626">et</w> <w id="4387627">conprobem</w> <w id="4387628">incognitum</w>, <w id="4387630">quod</w> <w id="4387631">minime</w> <w id="4387632">vultis</w>, <w id="4387634">quid</w> <w id="4387635">consilii</w> <w id="4387636">datis</w>? <w id="4387637">Testatur</w> <w id="4387638">saepe</w> <w id="4387639">Chrysippus</w>
<w id="4387640">tris</w><ref id="n739" target="ref739" /> <w id="4387641">solas</w> <w id="4387642">esse</w> <w id="4387643">sententias</w> <w id="4387644">quae</w><ref id="n740" target="ref740" /> <w id="4387645">defendi</w> <w id="4387646">possint</w> <w id="4387647">de</w> <w id="4387648">finibus</w><ref id="n741" target="ref741" /> <w id="4387649">bonorum</w>; <w id="4387651">circumcidit</w> <w id="4387652">et</w> <w id="4387653">amputat</w> <w id="4387654">multitudinem</w>.
<w id="4387656">aut</w> <w id="4387657">enim</w> <w id="4387658">honestatem</w> <w id="4387659">esse</w> <w id="4387660">finem</w> <w id="4387661">aut</w> <w id="4387662">voluptatem</w> <w id="4387663">aut</w>
<w id="4387664">utrum</w><<w id="4387665">que</w>>.<ref id="n742" target="ref742" /> <w id="4387667">nam</w> <w id="4387668">qui</w> <w id="4387669">summum</w> <w id="4387670">bonum</w> <w id="4387671">dicant</w> <w id="4387672">id</w> <w id="4387673">esse</w>,
<w id="4387675">si</w> <w id="4387676">vacemus</w> <w id="4387677">omni</w> <w id="4387678">molestia</w>, <w id="4387680">eos</w> <w id="4387681">invidiosum</w> <w id="4387682">nomen</w> <w id="4387683">vo</w>-

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<w id="4387684">luptatis</w> <w id="4387685">fugere</w> <w id="4387686">sed</w> <w id="4387687">in</w> <w id="4387688">vicinitate</w> <w id="4387689">versari</w>; <w id="4387691">quod</w> <w id="4387692">facere</w>
<w id="4387693">eos</w> <w id="4387694">etiam</w> <w id="4387695">qui</w> <w id="4387696">illud</w> <w id="4387697">idem</w> <w id="4387698">cum</w> <w id="4387699">honestate</w> <w id="4387700">coniungerent</w>,
<w id="4387702">nec</w> <w id="4387703">multo</w> <w id="4387704">secus</w> <w id="4387705">eos</w> <w id="4387706">qui</w> <w id="4387707">ad</w> <w id="4387708">honestatem</w> <w id="4387709">prima</w> <w id="4387710">naturae</w>
<w id="4387711">commoda</w> <w id="4387712">adiungerent</w>. <w id="4387714">ita</w> <w id="4387715">tris</w> <w id="4387716">relinquit</w> <w id="4387717">sententias</w> <w id="4387718">quas</w>
<w id="4387719">putet</w><ref id="n743" target="ref743" /> <w id="4387720">probabiliter</w> <w id="4387721">posse</w> <w id="4387722">defendi</w>.
<milestone n="139" unit="section" /><w id="4387724">Sit</w> <w id="4387725">sane</w> <w id="4387726">ita</w> — <w id="4387727">quamquam</w> <w id="4387728">a</w> <w id="4387729">Polemonis</w> <w id="4387730">et</w> <w id="4387731">Peripateticorum</w> <w id="4387732">et</w> <w id="4387733">Antiochi</w> <w id="4387734">finibus</w> <w id="4387735">non</w> <w id="4387736">facile</w> <w id="4387737">divellor</w> <w id="4387738">nec</w> <w id="4387739">quicquam</w> <w id="4387740">habeo</w> <w id="4387741">adhuc</w>
<w id="4387742">probabilius</w>. <w id="4387744">verum</w> <w id="4387745">tamen</w> <w id="4387746">video</w> <w id="4387747">quam</w> <w id="4387748">suaviter</w> <w id="4387749">voluptas</w> <w id="4387750">sensibus</w> <w id="4387751">nostris</w> <w id="4387752">blandiatur</w>; <w id="4387754">labor</w> <w id="4387755">eo</w><ref id="n744" target="ref744" /> <w id="4387756">ut</w> <w id="4387757">adsentiar</w> <w id="4387758">Epicuro</w> <w id="4387759">aut</w> <w id="4387760">Aristippo</w>: <w id="4387761">revocat</w> <w id="4387762">virtus</w> <w id="4387763">vel</w> <w id="4387764">potius</w>
<w id="4387765">reprendit</w> <w id="4387766">manu</w>, <w id="4387768">pecudum</w> <w id="4387769">illos</w> <w id="4387770">motus</w> <w id="4387771">esse</w> <w id="4387772">dicit</w>, <w id="4387774">hominem</w> <w id="4387775">iungit</w> <w id="4387776">deo</w>. <w id="4387778">possum</w> <w id="4387779">esse</w> <w id="4387780">medius</w>, <w id="4387782">ut</w>, <w id="4387784">quoniam</w>
<w id="4387785">Aristippus</w> <w id="4387786">quasi</w> <w id="4387787">animum</w> <w id="4387788">nullum</w> <w id="4387789">habeamus</w> <w id="4387790">corpus</w>
<w id="4387791">solum</w> <w id="4387792">tuetur</w>, <w id="4387794">Zeno</w> <w id="4387795">quasi</w> <w id="4387796">corporis</w> <w id="4387797">simus</w> <w id="4387798">expertes</w> <w id="4387799">animum</w> <w id="4387800">solum</w> <w id="4387801">conplectitur</w>, <w id="4387803">ut</w> <w id="4387804">Calliphontem</w> <w id="4387805">sequar</w> —
<w id="4387806">cuius</w> <w id="4387807">quidem</w> <w id="4387808">sententiam</w> <w id="4387809">Carneades</w> <w id="4387810">ita</w> <w id="4387811">studiose</w> <w id="4387812">defensitabat</w> <w id="4387813">ut</w> <w id="4387814">eam</w> <w id="4387815">probare</w> <w id="4387816">etiam</w> <w id="4387817">videretur</w>; <w id="4387819">quamquam</w>
<w id="4387820">Clitomachus</w> <w id="4387821">adfirmabat</w> <w id="4387822">numquam</w> <w id="4387823">se</w> <w id="4387824">intellegere</w> <w id="4387825">potuisse</w> <w id="4387826">quid</w> <w id="4387827">Carneadi</w> <w id="4387828">probaretur</w> — <w id="4387829">sed</w> <w id="4387830">si</w> <w id="4387831">eum</w><ref id="n745" target="ref745" /> <w id="4387832">ipsum</w>
<w id="4387833">finem</w> <w id="4387834">velim</w> <w id="4387835">sequi</w>, <w id="4387837">nonne</w> <w id="4387838">ipsa</w> <w id="4387839">severitas</w><ref id="n746" target="ref746" /> <w id="4387840">et</w> <w id="4387841">gravitas</w><ref id="n747" target="ref747" />
<w id="4387842">et</w> <w id="4387843">recta</w> <w id="4387844">ratio</w> <w id="4387845">mihi</w> <w id="4387846">obversetur</w>: '<w id="4387847">tune</w>,<ref id="n748" target="ref748" /> <w id="4387849">cum</w> <w id="4387850">honestas</w> <w id="4387851">in</w>
<w id="4387852">voluptate</w> <w id="4387853">contemnenda</w> <w id="4387854">consistat</w>, <w id="4387856">honestatem</w> <w id="4387857">cum</w> <w id="4387858">voluptate</w> <w id="4387859">tamquam</w> <w id="4387860">hominem</w> <w id="4387861">cum</w> <w id="4387862">belua</w> <w id="4387863">copulabis</w>?'
	<milestone unit="chapter" n="46" />
<milestone n="140" unit="section" /><w id="4387864">Unum</w> <w id="4387865">igitur</w> <w id="4387866">par</w> <w id="4387867">quod</w> <w id="4387868">depugnet</w> <w id="4387869">relicum</w> <w id="4387870">est</w>, <w id="4387872">voluptas</w>
<w id="4387873">cum</w> <w id="4387874">honestate</w>; <w id="4387876">de</w> <w id="4387877">quo</w> <w id="4387878">Chrysippo</w> <w id="4387879">sunt</w>,<ref id="n749" target="ref749" /> <w id="4387881">quantum</w> <w id="4387882">ego</w>
<w id="4387883">sentio</w>, <w id="4387885">non</w> **<ref id="n750" target="ref750" /> <w id="4387886">magna</w> <w id="4387887">contentio</w>. <w id="4387889">alteram</w> <w id="4387890">si</w> <w id="4387891">sequare</w>,
<w id="4387893">multa</w> <w id="4387894">ruunt</w> <w id="4387895">et</w> <w id="4387896">maxime</w><ref id="n751" target="ref751" /> <w id="4387897">communitas</w> <w id="4387898">cum</w> <w id="4387899">hominum</w>
<w id="4387900">genere</w>, <w id="4387902">caritas</w> <w id="4387903">amicitia</w> <w id="4387904">iustitia</w> <w id="4387905">reliquae</w> <w id="4387906">virtutes</w>, <w id="4387908">quarum</w> <w id="4387909">esse</w> <w id="4387910">nulla</w> <w id="4387911">potest</w> <w id="4387912">nisi</w> <w id="4387913">erit</w> <w id="4387914">gratuita</w>; <w id="4387916">nam</w> <w id="4387917">quae</w> <w id="4387918">voluptate</w> <w id="4387919">quasi</w> <w id="4387920">mercede</w> <w id="4387921">aliqua</w> <w id="4387922">ad</w> <w id="4387923">officium</w> <w id="4387924">inpellitur</w>,
<w id="4387926">ea</w> <w id="4387927">non</w> <w id="4387928">est</w> <w id="4387929">virtus</w> <w id="4387930">sed</w> <w id="4387931">fallax</w> <w id="4387932">imitatio</w> <w id="4387933">simulatioque</w> <w id="4387934">vir</w>-

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<w id="4387935">tutis</w>. <w id="4387937">audi</w> <w id="4387938">contra</w> <w id="4387939">illos</w><ref id="n752" target="ref752" /> <w id="4387940">qui</w> <w id="4387941">nomen</w> <w id="4387942">honestatis</w> <w id="4387943">a</w> <w id="4387944">se</w> <w id="4387945">ne</w>
<w id="4387946">intellegi</w> <w id="4387947">quidem</w> <w id="4387948">dicant</w> (<w id="4387949">nisi</w> <w id="4387950">forte</w> <w id="4387951">quod</w> <w id="4387952">gloriosum</w> <w id="4387953">sit</w>
<w id="4387954">in</w> <w id="4387955">volgus</w> <w id="4387956">id</w> <w id="4387957">honestum</w> <w id="4387958">velimus</w> <w id="4387959">dicere</w>), <w id="4387961">fontem</w> <w id="4387962">omnium</w> <w id="4387963">bonorum</w> <w id="4387964">in</w> <w id="4387965">corpore</w> <w id="4387966">esse</w>, <w id="4387968">hanc</w> <w id="4387969">normam</w> <w id="4387970">hanc</w>
<w id="4387971">regulam</w> <w id="4387972">hanc</w> <w id="4387973">praescriptionem</w> <w id="4387974">esse</w> <w id="4387975">naturae</w>, <w id="4387977">a</w> <w id="4387978">qua</w> <w id="4387979">qui</w>
<w id="4387980">aberravisset</w> <w id="4387981">eum</w> <w id="4387982">numquam</w> <w id="4387983">quid</w> <w id="4387984">in</w> <w id="4387985">vita</w> <w id="4387986">sequeretur</w>
<w id="4387987">habiturum</w>.
<milestone n="141" unit="section" /><w id="4387989">Nihil</w> <w id="4387990">igitur</w> <w id="4387991">me</w> <w id="4387992">putatis</w>,<ref id="n753" target="ref753" /> <w id="4387994">haec</w> <w id="4387995">et</w> <w id="4387996">alia</w> <w id="4387997">innumerabilia</w> <w id="4387998">cum</w> <w id="4387999">audiam</w>, <w id="4388001">moveri</w>? <w id="4388002">tam</w> <w id="4388003">moveor</w> <w id="4388004">quam</w>
<w id="4388005">tu</w> <w id="4388006">Luculle</w>, <w id="4388008">nec</w> <w id="4388009">me</w> <w id="4388010">minus</w> <w id="4388011">hominem</w> <w id="4388012">quam</w> <<w id="4388013">te</w>><ref id="n754" target="ref754" /> <w id="4388014">putaveris</w>; <w id="4388016">tantum</w> <w id="4388017">interest</w>, <w id="4388019">quod</w> <w id="4388020">tu</w> <w id="4388021">cum</w> <w id="4388022">es</w> <w id="4388023">commotus</w> <w id="4388024">adsciscis</w><ref id="n755" target="ref755" /> <w id="4388025">adsentiris</w> <w id="4388026">adprobas</w>, <w id="4388028">verum</w> <w id="4388029">illud</w> <w id="4388030">certum</w> <w id="4388031">conprehensum</w> <w id="4388032">perceptum</w> <w id="4388033">ratum</w> <w id="4388034">firmum</w> <w id="4388035">fixum</w> <w id="4388036">fuisse</w><ref id="n756" target="ref756" /> <w id="4388037">vis</w>
<w id="4388038">deque</w><ref id="n757" target="ref757" /> <w id="4388039">eo</w> <w id="4388040">nulla</w> <w id="4388041">ratione</w> <w id="4388042">neque</w> <w id="4388043">pelli</w> <w id="4388044">neque</w> <w id="4388045">moveri</w> <w id="4388046">potes</w>,
<w id="4388048">ego</w> <w id="4388049">nihil</w> <w id="4388050">eius</w> <w id="4388051">modi</w> <w id="4388052">esse</w> <w id="4388053">arbitror</w> <w id="4388054">cui</w> <w id="4388055">si</w> <w id="4388056">adsensus</w> <w id="4388057">sim</w><ref id="n758" target="ref758" />
<w id="4388058">non</w> <w id="4388059">adsentiar</w> <w id="4388060">saepe</w> <w id="4388061">falso</w>,<ref id="n759" target="ref759" /> <w id="4388063">quoniam</w> <w id="4388064">vera</w> <w id="4388065">a</w> <w id="4388066">falsis</w> <w id="4388067">nullo</w>
<w id="4388068">visi</w><ref id="n760" target="ref760" /> <w id="4388069">discrimine</w> <w id="4388070">separantur</w>, <w id="4388072">praesertim</w> <w id="4388073">cum</w> <w id="4388074">iudicia</w> <w id="4388075">ista</w>
<w id="4388076">dialecticae</w> <w id="4388077">nulla</w> <w id="4388078">sint</w>.</p>
<p><milestone n="142" unit="section" /><w id="4388080">Venio</w> <w id="4388081">enim</w> <w id="4388082">iam</w> <w id="4388083">ad</w> <w id="4388084">tertiam</w> <w id="4388085">partem</w> <w id="4388086">philosophiae</w>.
<w id="4388088">Aliud</w> <w id="4388089">iudicium</w> <w id="4388090">Protagorae</w> <w id="4388091">est</w> <w id="4388092">qui</w> <w id="4388093">putet</w><ref id="n761" target="ref761" /> <w id="4388094">id</w> <w id="4388095">cuique</w>
<w id="4388096">verum</w> <w id="4388097">esse</w> <w id="4388098">quod</w> <w id="4388099">cuique</w> <w id="4388100">videatur</w>, <w id="4388102">aliud</w> <w id="4388103">Cyrenaicorum</w>,
<w id="4388105">qui</w> <w id="4388106">praeter</w> <w id="4388107">permotiones</w> <w id="4388108">intumas</w> <w id="4388109">nihil</w> <w id="4388110">putant</w> <w id="4388111">esse</w> <w id="4388112">iudicii</w>, <w id="4388114">aliud</w> <w id="4388115">Epicuri</w> <w id="4388116">qui</w> <w id="4388117">omne</w> <w id="4388118">iudicium</w> <w id="4388119">in</w> <w id="4388120">sensibus</w>
<w id="4388121">et</w> <w id="4388122">in</w> <w id="4388123">rerum</w> <w id="4388124">notitiis</w> <w id="4388125">et</w> <w id="4388126">in</w> <w id="4388127">voluptate</w> <w id="4388128">constituit</w>; <w id="4388130">Plato</w>
<w id="4388131">autem</w> <w id="4388132">omne</w> <w id="4388133">iudicium</w> <w id="4388134">veritatis</w> <w id="4388135">veritatemque</w> <w id="4388136">ipsam</w> <w id="4388137">abaductam</w> <w id="4388138">ab</w> <w id="4388139">opinionibus</w> <w id="4388140">et</w> <w id="4388141">a</w> <w id="4388142">sensibus</w> <w id="4388143">cogitationis</w><ref id="n762" target="ref762" /> <w id="4388144">ipsius</w> <w id="4388145">et</w> <w id="4388146">mentis</w> <w id="4388147">esse</w> <w id="4388148">voluit</w>.<ref id="n763" target="ref763" />
<milestone n="143" unit="section" /><w id="4388150">num</w> <w id="4388151">quid</w> <w id="4388152">horum</w> <w id="4388153">probat</w>
<w id="4388154">noster</w> <w id="4388155">Antiochus</w>? <w id="4388156">ille</w> <w id="4388157">vero</w> <w id="4388158">ne</w> <w id="4388159">maiorum</w> <w id="4388160">quidem</w> <w id="4388161">suorum</w>. <w id="4388163">ubi</w> <w id="4388164">enim</w> [<w id="4388165">et</w><ref id="n764" target="ref764" />] <w id="4388166">Xenocraten</w> <w id="4388167">sequitur</w>, <w id="4388169">cuius</w> <w id="4388170">libri</w>
<w id="4388171">sunt</w> <w id="4388172">de</w> <w id="4388173">ratione</w> <w id="4388174">loquendi</w> <w id="4388175">multi</w> <w id="4388176">et</w> <w id="4388177">multum</w> <w id="4388178">probati</w>, <w id="4388180">aut</w>
<w id="4388181">ipsum</w> <w id="4388182">Aristotelem</w>, <w id="4388184">quo</w> <w id="4388185">profecto</w> <w id="4388186">nihil</w> <w id="4388187">est</w> <w id="4388188">acutius</w> <w id="4388189">ni</w>-

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<w id="4388190">hil</w> <w id="4388191">politius</w>; <milestone unit="chapter" n="47" /><w id="4388193">a</w> <w id="4388194">Chrysippo</w> <w id="4388195">pedem</w> <w id="4388196">nusquam</w>.<ref id="n765" target="ref765" /> <w id="4388198">Qui</w><ref id="n766" target="ref766" /> <w id="4388199">ergo</w>
<w id="4388200">Academici</w> <w id="4388201">appellamur</w> (<w id="4388202">an</w> <w id="4388203">abutimur</w> <w id="4388204">gloria</w> <w id="4388205">nominis</w>?)
<w id="4388206">aut</w> <w id="4388207">cur</w> <w id="4388208">cogimur</w> <w id="4388209">eos</w> <w id="4388210">sequi</w> <w id="4388211">qui</w> <w id="4388212">inter</w> <w id="4388213">se</w> <w id="4388214">dissident</w>? <w id="4388215">In</w>
<w id="4388216">hoc</w> <w id="4388217">ipso</w> <w id="4388218">quod</w> <w id="4388219">in</w> <w id="4388220">elementis</w><ref id="n767" target="ref767" /> <w id="4388221">dialectici</w> <w id="4388222">docent</w>, <w id="4388224">quo</w> <w id="4388225">modo</w>
<w id="4388226">iudicare</w> <w id="4388227">oporteat</w> <w id="4388228">verum</w> <w id="4388229">falsumne</w> <w id="4388230">sit</w> <w id="4388231">si</w> <w id="4388232">quid</w> <w id="4388233">ita</w> <w id="4388234">conexum</w> <w id="4388235">est</w> <w id="4388236">ut</w> <w id="4388237">hoc</w> '<w id="4388238">si</w> <w id="4388239">dies</w> <w id="4388240">est</w> <w id="4388241">lucet</w>', <w id="4388243">quanta</w> <w id="4388244">contentio</w>
<w id="4388245">est</w>: <w id="4388246">aliter</w> <w id="4388247">Diodoro</w>,<ref id="n768" target="ref768" /> <w id="4388249">aliter</w> <w id="4388250">Philoni</w>, <w id="4388252">Chrysippo</w> <w id="4388253">aliter</w>
<w id="4388254">placet</w>. <w id="4388256">Quid</w> <w id="4388257">cum</w> <w id="4388258">Cleanthe</w> <w id="4388259">doctore</w> <w id="4388260">suo</w> <w id="4388261">quam</w> <w id="4388262">multis</w>
<w id="4388263">rebus</w> <w id="4388264">Chrysippus</w> <w id="4388265">dissidet</w>; <w id="4388267">quid</w> <w id="4388268">duo</w> <w id="4388269">vel</w> <w id="4388270">principes</w>
<w id="4388271">dialecticorum</w><ref id="n769" target="ref769" /> <w id="4388272">Antipater</w> <w id="4388273">et</w> <w id="4388274">Archidemus</w> <w id="4388275">spinosissimi</w><ref id="n770" target="ref770" />
<w id="4388276">homines</w> <w id="4388277">nonne</w> <w id="4388278">multis</w> <w id="4388279">in</w> <w id="4388280">rebus</w> <w id="4388281">dissentiunt</w>?
<milestone n="144" unit="section" /><w id="4388282">Quid</w> <w id="4388283">me</w>
<w id="4388284">igitur</w> <w id="4388285">Luculle</w> <w id="4388286">in</w> <w id="4388287">invidiam</w><ref id="n771" target="ref771" /> <w id="4388288">et</w> <w id="4388289">tamquam</w><ref id="n772" target="ref772" /> <w id="4388290">in</w> <w id="4388291">contionem</w>
<w id="4388292">vocas</w>, <w id="4388294">et</w> <w id="4388295">quidem</w> <w id="4388296">ut</w> <w id="4388297">seditiosi</w> <w id="4388298">tribuni</w> <w id="4388299">solent</w> <w id="4388300">occludi</w>
<w id="4388301">tabernas</w> <w id="4388302">iubes</w>? <w id="4388303">quo</w><ref id="n773" target="ref773" /> <w id="4388304">enim</w> <w id="4388305">spectat</w> <w id="4388306">illud</w> <w id="4388307">cum</w> <w id="4388308">artificia</w>
<w id="4388309">tolli</w> <w id="4388310">quereris</w> <w id="4388311">a</w> <w id="4388312">nobis</w> <w id="4388313">nisi</w> <w id="4388314">ut</w> <w id="4388315">opifices</w> <w id="4388316">concitentur</w>; <w id="4388318">qui</w>
<w id="4388319">si</w> <w id="4388320">undique</w> <w id="4388321">omnes</w> <w id="4388322">convenerint</w> <w id="4388323">facile</w> <w id="4388324">contra</w> <w id="4388325">vos</w> <w id="4388326">incitabuntur</w>. <w id="4388328">Expromam</w> <w id="4388329">primum</w> <w id="4388330">illa</w> <w id="4388331">invidiosa</w>, <w id="4388333">quod</w> <w id="4388334">eos</w>
<w id="4388335">omnes</w> <w id="4388336">qui</w> <w id="4388337">in</w> <w id="4388338">contione</w><ref id="n774" target="ref774" /> <w id="4388339">stabunt</w> <w id="4388340">exules</w> <w id="4388341">servos</w> <w id="4388342">insanos</w>
<w id="4388343">esse</w> <w id="4388344">dicatis</w>. <w id="4388346">deinde</w> <w id="4388347">ad</w> <w id="4388348">illa</w> <w id="4388349">veniam</w>, <w id="4388351">quae</w> <w id="4388352">iam</w> <w id="4388353">non</w> <w id="4388354">ad</w>
<w id="4388355">multitudinem</w> <w id="4388356">sed</w> <w id="4388357">ad</w> <w id="4388358">vosmet</w> <w id="4388359">ipsos</w> <w id="4388360">qui</w> <w id="4388361">adestis</w> <w id="4388362">pertinent</w>. <w id="4388364">negat</w> <w id="4388365">enim</w> <w id="4388366">vos</w> <w id="4388367">Zeno</w>, <w id="4388369">negat</w> <w id="4388370">Antiochus</w> <w id="4388371">scire</w>
<w id="4388372">quicquam</w>. '<w id="4388374">Quo</w> <w id="4388375">modo</w>?' <w id="4388376">inquies</w>; '<w id="4388378">nos</w> <w id="4388379">enim</w> <w id="4388380">defendimus</w> <w id="4388381">etiam</w> <w id="4388382">insipientem</w> <w id="4388383">multa</w> <w id="4388384">conprendere</w>'.
<milestone n="145" unit="section" /><w id="4388386">At</w> <w id="4388387">scire</w>
<w id="4388388">negatis</w> <w id="4388389">quemquam</w> <w id="4388390">rem</w> <w id="4388391">ullam</w> <w id="4388392">nisi</w> <w id="4388393">sapientem</w>. <w id="4388395">et</w> <w id="4388396">hoc</w>
<w id="4388397">quidem</w> <w id="4388398">Zeno</w> <w id="4388399">gestu</w><ref id="n775" target="ref775" /> <w id="4388400">conficiebat</w>. <w id="4388402">nam</w> <w id="4388403">cum</w> <w id="4388404">extensis</w> <w id="4388405">digitis</w> <w id="4388406">adversam</w> <w id="4388407">manum</w> <w id="4388408">ostenderat</w>, '<w id="4388410">visum</w>' <w id="4388411">inquiebat</w>
'<w id="4388412">huius</w> <w id="4388413">modi</w> <w id="4388414">est</w>'; <w id="4388416">dein</w> <w id="4388417">cum</w> <w id="4388418">paulum</w> <w id="4388419">digitos</w> <w id="4388420">contraxerat</w>,<ref id="n776" target="ref776" />
'<w id="4388422">adsensus</w> <w id="4388423">huius</w> <w id="4388424">modi</w>'; <w id="4388426">tum</w> <w id="4388427">cum</w> <w id="4388428">plane</w> <w id="4388429">conpresserat</w>
<w id="4388430">pugnumque</w> <w id="4388431">fecerat</w>, <w id="4388433">conprensionem</w> <w id="4388434">illam</w> <w id="4388435">esse</w> <w id="4388436">dicebat</w>,
<w id="4388438">qua</w> <w id="4388439">ex</w> <w id="4388440">similitudine</w> <w id="4388441">etiam</w> <w id="4388442">nomen</w> <w id="4388443">ei</w> <w id="4388444">rei</w>, <w id="4388446">quod</w> <w id="4388447">ante</w> <w id="4388448">non</w>

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<w id="4388449">fuerat</w>, <foreign lang="greek"><w id="4388451">κατάλημψιν</w></foreign> <w id="4388452">imposuit</w>; <w id="4388454">cum</w> <w id="4388455">autem</w> <w id="4388456">laevam</w> <w id="4388457">manum</w> <w id="4388458">admoverat</w><ref id="n777" target="ref777" /> <w id="4388459">et</w> <w id="4388460">ilium</w> <w id="4388461">pugnum</w> <w id="4388462">arte</w> <w id="4388463">vehementerque</w>
<w id="4388464">conpresserat</w>, <w id="4388466">scientiam</w> <w id="4388467">talem</w> <w id="4388468">esse</w> <w id="4388469">dicebat</w>, <w id="4388471">cuius</w> <w id="4388472">compotem</w><ref id="n778" target="ref778" /> <w id="4388473">nisi</w> <w id="4388474">sapientem</w> <w id="4388475">esse</w> <w id="4388476">neminem</w>. <w id="4388478">sed</w> <w id="4388479">qui</w> <w id="4388480">sapiens</w>
<w id="4388481">sit</w> <w id="4388482">aut</w><ref id="n779" target="ref779" /> <w id="4388483">fuerit</w> <w id="4388484">ne</w> <w id="4388485">ipsi</w> <w id="4388486">quidem</w> <w id="4388487">solent</w> <w id="4388488">dicere</w>. <w id="4388490">ita</w> <w id="4388491">tu</w> <w id="4388492">nunc</w>
<w id="4388493">Catule</w> <w id="4388494">lucere</w> <w id="4388495">nescis</w>, <w id="4388497">nec</w> <w id="4388498">tu</w> <w id="4388499">Hortensi</w> <w id="4388500">in</w> <w id="4388501">tua</w> <w id="4388502">villa</w> <w id="4388503">nos</w>
<w id="4388504">esse</w>.

<milestone unit="section" n="146" /><w id="4388506">num</w> <w id="4388507">minus</w> <w id="4388508">haec</w> <w id="4388509">invidiose</w> <w id="4388510">dicuntur</w>? <w id="4388511">nec</w> <w id="4388512">tamen</w>
<w id="4388513">nimis</w> <w id="4388514">eleganter</w>;<ref id="n780" target="ref780" /> <w id="4388516">illa</w><ref id="n781" target="ref781" /> <w id="4388517">subtilius</w>. <w id="4388519">Sed</w> <w id="4388520">quo</w> <w id="4388521">modo</w> <w id="4388522">tu</w> <w id="4388523">si</w>
<w id="4388524">conprendi</w><ref id="n782" target="ref782" /> <w id="4388525">nihil</w> <w id="4388526">posset</w> <w id="4388527">artificia</w> <w id="4388528">concidere</w> <w id="4388529">dicebas</w> <w id="4388530">nec</w>
<w id="4388531">mihi</w><ref id="n783" target="ref783" /> <w id="4388532">dabas</w> <w id="4388533">id</w> <w id="4388534">quod</w> <w id="4388535">probabile</w> <w id="4388536">esset</w> <w id="4388537">satis</w> <w id="4388538">magnam</w> <w id="4388539">vim</w>
<w id="4388540">habere</w> <w id="4388541">ad</w> <w id="4388542">artes</w>, <w id="4388544">sic</w> <w id="4388545">ego</w> <w id="4388546">nunc</w> <w id="4388547">tibi</w> <w id="4388548">refero</w> <w id="4388549">artem</w> <w id="4388550">sine</w>
<w id="4388551">scientia</w> <w id="4388552">esse</w> <w id="4388553">non</w> <w id="4388554">posse</w>. <w id="4388556">an</w> <w id="4388557">pateretur</w> <w id="4388558">hoc</w> <w id="4388559">Zeuxis</w> <w id="4388560">aut</w>
<w id="4388561">Phidias</w> <w id="4388562">aut</w> <w id="4388563">Polyclitus</w>, <w id="4388565">nihil</w> <w id="4388566">se</w> <w id="4388567">scire</w>, <w id="4388569">cum</w> <w id="4388570">in</w> <w id="4388571">iis</w> <w id="4388572">esset</w>
<w id="4388573">tanta</w> <w id="4388574">sollertia</w>? <w id="4388575">quod</w> <w id="4388576">si</w> <w id="4388577">eos</w> <w id="4388578">docuisset</w> <w id="4388579">aliquis</w> <w id="4388580">quam</w> <w id="4388581">vim</w>
<w id="4388582">habere</w> <w id="4388583">diceretur</w> <w id="4388584">scientia</w>, <w id="4388586">desinerent</w> <w id="4388587">irasci</w>; <w id="4388589">ne</w> <w id="4388590">nobis</w>
<w id="4388591">quidem</w> <w id="4388592">suscenserent</w>, <w id="4388594">cum</w> <w id="4388595">didicissent</w> <w id="4388596">id</w> <w id="4388597">tollere</w> <w id="4388598">nos</w>
<w id="4388599">quod</w> <w id="4388600">nusquam</w><ref id="n784" target="ref784" /> <w id="4388601">esset</w>, <w id="4388603">quod</w> <w id="4388604">autem</w> <w id="4388605">satis</w> <w id="4388606">esset</w> <w id="4388607">ipsis</w>
<w id="4388608">relinquere</w>. <w id="4388610">Quam</w> <w id="4388611">rationem</w> <w id="4388612">maiorum</w> <w id="4388613">etiam</w> <w id="4388614">conprobat</w>
<w id="4388615">diligentia</w>, <w id="4388617">qui</w> <w id="4388618">primum</w> <w id="4388619">iurare</w> <w id="4388620">ex</w> <w id="4388621">sui</w> <w id="4388622">animi</w> <w id="4388623">sententia</w>
<w id="4388624">quemque</w> <w id="4388625">voluerunt</w>, <w id="4388627">deinde</w> <w id="4388628">ita</w> <w id="4388629">teneri</w> <w id="4388630">si</w> <w id="4388631">sciens</w> <w id="4388632">falleret</w>,
<w id="4388634">quod</w> <w id="4388635">inscientia</w> <w id="4388636">multa</w> <w id="4388637">versaretur</w> <w id="4388638">in</w> <w id="4388639">vita</w>; <w id="4388641">tum</w> <w id="4388642">qui</w> <w id="4388643">testimonium</w> <w id="4388644">diceret</w> <w id="4388645">ut</w> <w id="4388646">arbitrari</w> <w id="4388647">se</w> <w id="4388648">diceret</w> <w id="4388649">etiam</w> <w id="4388650">quod</w> <w id="4388651">ipse</w>
<w id="4388652">vidisset</w>, <w id="4388654">quaeque</w><ref id="n785" target="ref785" /> <w id="4388655">iurati</w> <w id="4388656">iudices</w> <w id="4388657">cognovissent</w> <w id="4388658">ut</w> <w id="4388659">ea</w> <w id="4388660">non</w>
<w id="4388661">aut</w> <w id="4388662">esse</w> <<w id="4388663">aut</w> <w id="4388664">non</w> <w id="4388665">esse</w>><ref id="n786" target="ref786" /> <w id="4388666">facta</w> <w id="4388667">sed</w> <w id="4388668">ut</w> <w id="4388669">videri</w> <w id="4388670">pronuntiarentur</w>.</p>
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<p><w id="4388672">Verum</w> <w id="4388673">quoniam</w> <w id="4388674">non</w> <w id="4388675">solum</w> <w id="4388676">nauta</w> <w id="4388677">significat</w> <w id="4388678">sed</w>
<w id="4388679">etiam</w> <w id="4388680">favonius</w> <w id="4388681">ipse</w> <w id="4388682">insusurrat</w> <w id="4388683">navigandi</w> <w id="4388684">nobis</w> <w id="4388685">Luculle</w>
<w id="4388686">tempus</w> <w id="4388687">esse</w>, <w id="4388689">et</w> <w id="4388690">quoniam</w> <w id="4388691">satis</w> <w id="4388692">multa</w> <w id="4388693">dixi</w>, <w id="4388695">sit</w><ref id="n787" target="ref787" /> <w id="4388696">mihi</w>
<w id="4388697">perorandum</w>. <w id="4388699">posthac</w> <w id="4388700">tamen</w> <w id="4388701">cum</w> <w id="4388702">haec</w> [<w id="4388703">tamen</w><ref id="n788" target="ref788" />] <w id="4388704">quaeremus</w>, <w id="4388706">potius</w> <w id="4388707">de</w> <w id="4388708">dissensionibus</w> <w id="4388709">tantis</w> <w id="4388710">summorum</w> <w id="4388711">virorum</w> <w id="4388712">disseramus</w> <<w id="4388713">de</w>><ref id="n789" target="ref789" /> <w id="4388714">obscuritate</w> <w id="4388715">naturae</w>, <w id="4388717">deque</w> <w id="4388718">errore</w>

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<w id="4388719">tot</w> <w id="4388720">philosophorum</w> <w id="4388721">qui</w> <w id="4388722">de</w> [<w id="4388723">in</w><ref id="n790" target="ref790" />] <w id="4388724">bonis</w> <w id="4388725">contrariisque</w> <w id="4388726">rebus</w>
<w id="4388727">tanto</w> <w id="4388728">opere</w> <w id="4388729">discrepant</w> <w id="4388730">ut</w>, <w id="4388732">cum</w> <w id="4388733">plus</w> <w id="4388734">uno</w> <w id="4388735">verum</w> <w id="4388736">esse</w>
<w id="4388737">non</w> <w id="4388738">possit</w>, <w id="4388740">iacere</w> <w id="4388741">necesse</w> <w id="4388742">sit</w> <w id="4388743">tot</w> <w id="4388744">tam</w> <w id="4388745">nobiles</w> <w id="4388746">disciplinas</w>, <w id="4388748">quam</w> <w id="4388749">de</w> <w id="4388750">oculorum</w> <w id="4388751">sensuumque</w> <w id="4388752">reliquorum</w> <w id="4388753">mendaciis</w> <w id="4388754">et</w> <w id="4388755">de</w> <w id="4388756">sorite</w> <w id="4388757">aut</w> <w id="4388758">pseudomeno</w>, <w id="4388760">quas</w> <w id="4388761">plagas</w>, <w id="4388763">ipsi</w>
<w id="4388764">contra</w> <w id="4388765">se</w> <w id="4388766">Stoici</w> <w id="4388767">texuerunt</w>.'</p>
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<p><w id="4388769">Tum</w> <w id="4388770">Lucullus</w> '<w id="4388771">Non</w> <w id="4388772">moleste</w>' <w id="4388773">inquit</w> '<w id="4388774">fero</w> <w id="4388775">nos</w> <w id="4388776">haec</w>
<w id="4388777">contulisse</w>. <w id="4388779">saepius</w> <w id="4388780">enim</w> <w id="4388781">congredientes</w> <w id="4388782">nos</w>, <w id="4388784">et</w> <w id="4388785">maxume</w>
<w id="4388786">in</w> <w id="4388787">Tusculanis</w> <w id="4388788">nostris</w>, <w id="4388790">si</w> <w id="4388791">quae</w> <w id="4388792">videbuntur</w> <w id="4388793">requiremus</w>.'</p>
<p>'<w id="4388795">Optume</w>' <w id="4388796">inquam</w>, '<w id="4388798">sed</w> <w id="4388799">quid</w> <w id="4388800">Catulus</w> <w id="4388801">sentit</w>, <w id="4388803">quid</w> <w id="4388804">Hortensius</w>?'</p>
<p><w id="4388805">Tum</w> <w id="4388806">Catulus</w> '<w id="4388807">Egone</w>' <w id="4388808">inquit</w>, '<w id="4388810">ad</w> <w id="4388811">patris</w> <w id="4388812">revolvor</w> <w id="4388813">sententiam</w>, <w id="4388815">quam</w> <w id="4388816">quidem</w> <w id="4388817">ille</w> <w id="4388818">Carneadeam</w> <w id="4388819">esse</w> <w id="4388820">dicebat</w>,
<w id="4388822">ut</w> <w id="4388823">percipi</w> <w id="4388824">nihil</w> <w id="4388825">putem</w> <w id="4388826">posse</w>, <w id="4388828">adsensurum</w> <w id="4388829">autem</w> <w id="4388830">non</w>
<w id="4388831">percepto</w> <w id="4388832">id</w> <w id="4388833">est</w> <w id="4388834">opinaturum</w> <w id="4388835">sapientem</w> <w id="4388836">existumem</w>, <w id="4388838">sed</w>
<w id="4388839">ita</w> <w id="4388840">ut</w> <w id="4388841">intellegat</w> <w id="4388842">se</w><ref id="n791" target="ref791" /> <w id="4388843">opinari</w> <w id="4388844">sciatque</w> <w id="4388845">nihil</w> <w id="4388846">esse</w> <w id="4388847">quod</w>
<w id="4388848">conprehendi</w> <w id="4388849">et</w> <w id="4388850">percipi</w> <w id="4388851">possit</w>. †<w id="4388853">per</w> <w id="4388854">epochen</w> <w id="4388855">illam</w> <w id="4388856">omnium</w> <w id="4388857">rerum</w> <w id="4388858">conprobans</w>†<ref id="n792" target="ref792" /><ref id="n793" target="ref793" /> <w id="4388859">illi</w> <w id="4388860">alteri</w> <w id="4388861">sententiae</w>, <w id="4388863">nihil</w>
<w id="4388864">esse</w> <w id="4388865">quod</w> <w id="4388866">percipi</w> <w id="4388867">possit</w>, <w id="4388869">vehementer</w> <w id="4388870">adsentior</w>.'</p>
<p>'<w id="4388872">Habeo</w>' <w id="4388873">inquam</w> '<w id="4388874">sententiam</w> <w id="4388875">tuam</w> <w id="4388876">nec</w> <w id="4388877">eam</w> <w id="4388878">admodum</w>
<w id="4388879">aspernor</w>. <w id="4388881">sed</w> <w id="4388882">tibi</w> <w id="4388883">quid</w><ref id="n794" target="ref794" /> <w id="4388884">tandem</w> <w id="4388885">videtur</w> <w id="4388886">Hortensi</w>?'</p>
<p><w id="4388887">Tum</w> <w id="4388888">ille</w> <w id="4388889">ridens</w><ref id="n795" target="ref795" /> '<w id="4388890">Tollendum</w>'.</p>
<p>'<w id="4388892">Teneo</w> <w id="4388893">te</w>' <w id="4388894">inquam</w>; '<w id="4388896">nam</w> <w id="4388897">ista</w> <w id="4388898">Academia</w> <w id="4388899">est</w> <w id="4388900">propria</w>
<w id="4388901">sententia</w>'.</p>
<p><w id="4388903">Ita</w> <w id="4388904">sermone</w> <w id="4388905">confecto</w> <w id="4388906">Catulus</w> <w id="4388907">remansit</w>, <w id="4388909">nos</w> <w id="4388910">ad</w> <w id="4388911">naviculas</w> <w id="4388912">nostras</w> <w id="4388913">descendimus</w>.</p>
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