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LIBER XI.         381


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De mœniis glacialibus.


CAP. XXV.

                                        EST præterea alius in obsidione glaciali servatus, Vel servandusMunitio glacialis.
                                        muniendi modus, is videlicet, vt cum pertinax hostis
                                        equis dimissis, vel voragine aquarum perditis, aperturam
                                        aqueæ fossæ pinguedine prædicta (ne congeletur)
                                        impletam, transilire velit, trabes longissimas suprapositisTrabes longissimæ sunt pro ponte.
                                        tabulis, seu asseribus in modum ampliatæ scalæ connexas,
                                        nocturno præsertim tempore, impetuosius quo poterit
                                        per aquas versus obsessos, vel obsidendos, vt marginem
                                        glacialem penetret, præcipiti servato cursum intrudit, quasi
solido ponte vsurus. Contra quem impetum vbi sagittarum, bombardarumque resistentia
præ nimia hostium festinatione ac ferocia non attenditur, tunc inclusi aquas
super mœnia, atque ad latus infundunt, quæ subito magis magisque adaucta, asperrimoMœnia glacialia.
gelu cooperante, longissimo vrbium tractum veluti specula conspiciuntur: quæ
mœnia vti ab imbellibus fœminis, pueris, juvenibusque, multiplicatis & apportatisPersonæ in belles laborant.
aquarum vrnis, hyeme & glacie constricta sunt: ita & frigore durante quemcunque
globorum jactum infracta fortitudine sustinere non horrent. Mulieres etiam subductisMulieres porrigunt vrnas.
supra genua vestibus, inter glaciatas aquas porrigunt vrnas aquarum plenas.
Ita in angustia inventionis necessitas cogit omnia audere, & attentare. Sed dumNecessitas omnia audet.
homines hujusmodi stratagematibus inter se dimicant, finem tandem, quem Deus
volverit, vel vna, vel altera pars, etiam nova suborta difficultate, consequetur, licetVictoria cruenta.
non incruenta victoria, quæ tot trophæis, quot funeribus invicta cohorte bellicis
cincta legionibus conquiri solet. Itaque suspensis super glaciem machinis, tamMachinæ glaciales.
foris quam intus constituti, ad complusculos dies, septimanas, vel menses mutuo
conflictu sese molestant, donec resolvenda glacies indomitos obsidentes (si propriamGlacies resolvenda accelerat pacem.
vitam servare voluerint ) celerius abire, quam alias advolavere, compellat. Dignum
risu spectaculum, si cui in tali casu ridere vacaret, & alienum periculum, &
turpitudinem spectare voluptati foret, præsertim vbi majus certamen contra aquas, Certamen contra aquas.
quam arma subeundum erit: quod etiam eo terribilius adesse, & vrgere dignoscitur,

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