*qauma/zetai tw=n me\n kata\ fu/sin sumbaino/ntwn, o(/swn <lb/>
a)gnoei=tai to\ ai)/tion, tw=n de\ para\ fu/sin, o(/sa gi/netai dia\ <lb/>
te/xnhn pro\s to\ sumfe/ron toi=s a)nqrw/pois.</s> <s id="g0110102">e)n polloi=s ga\r <lb/>
h( fu/sis u(penanti/on pro\s to\ xrh/simon h(mi=n poiei=: </s> <s id="g0110103">h( me\n <lb/>
ga\r fu/sis a)ei\ to\n au)to\n e)/xei tro/pon kai\ a(plw=s, to\ de\ <lb/>
xrh/simon metaba/llei pollaxw=s.</s> </p>

<p n="2"> <s id="g0110201">o(/tan ou)=n de/h| ti para\ <lb/>
fu/sin pra=cai, dia\ to\ xalepo\n a)pori/an pare/xei kai\ dei=tai <lb/>
te/xnhs. </s> <s id="g0110201a">dio\ kai\ kalou=men th=s te/xnhs to\ pro\s ta\s toiau/tas <lb/>
a)pori/as bohqou=n me/ros mhxanh/n.</s> <s id="g0110202">kaqa/per ga\r e)poi/hsen <lb/>
*)antifw=n o( poihth/s, ou(/tw kai\ e)/xei: te/xnh| ga\r kratou=men, <lb/>
w(=n fu/sei nikw/meqa.</s> <s id="g0110203">toiau=ta de/ e)stin e)n oi(=s ta/ te e)la/ttona <lb/>
kratei= tw=n meizo/nwn, kai\ ta\ r(oph\n e)/xonta mikra\n kinei= <lb/>
ba/rh mega/la, kai\ pa/nta sxedo\n o(/sa tw=n problhma/twn <lb/>
mhxanika\ prosagoreu/omen.</s> </p>

<p n="3"> <s id="g0110301">e)/sti de\ tau=ta toi=s fusikoi=s <lb/>
problh/masin ou)/te tau)ta\ pa/mpan ou)/te kexwrisme/na li/an, <lb/>
a)lla\ koina\ tw=n te maqhmatikw=n qewrhma/twn kai\ tw=n <lb/>
fusikw=n: to\ me\n ga\r w(\s dia\ tw=n maqhmatikw=n dh=lon, to\ <lb/>
de\ peri\ o(\ dia\ tw=n fusikw=n.</s> </p>

<p n="4"> <s id="g0120101">perie/xetai de\ tw=n a)poroume/nwn