|Salusbury, Thomas Mathematical collections and translations 1667|
The First Dialogue.
SALVIATUS, SAGREDUS, and SIMPLICIUS.
The frequent resort (Gentlemen) to
your Famous Arsenal of Venice, presen
teth, in my thinking, to your Speculative
Wits, a large field to Philosophate in:
and more particularly, as to that part
which is called the Mechanicks: in re
gard that there all kinds of Engines, and
Machines are continually put in use, by a
huge number of Artificers of all sorts;
amongst whom, as well through the observations of their Prede
cessors, as those, which through their own care they continually
are making, it's probable, that there are some very learned, and
bravely discours'd Men.
A Description of
the Arsenal of
It is a large field
for Wits to Philo
SAGR. Sir, you are not therein mistaken: and I my self, out of