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16. Impresa of Mons. Giovanni Battista Agucchi. Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale, mss. , Discepoli, Tom. :136, fol.

While I am naturally regretful of my oversight, I am glad to see that the authenticity of the letter to Cigoli can be supported even by purely stylistic reasons (Sig. Margani does not discuss the problem of the "Signor Andrea" nor adduce the fragment propria manu published in Opere, VIII, p. 642). al tattoo Ma semplici quelli che pensano che la scultura abbia ad ingannare il tatto piu che la pittura, intendendo noi per ingannare I' operar 51 che il sense da ingannarsi reputi quella cosa non quale ell' e, ma quella che imitar si volle!

At the end of this exposition, however, Kepler cautions the reader that, when he speaks of mens, he never means the Mind of God. " And it is with this reservation in mind that we should read Marjorie Nicolson's beautiful paraphrase of Kepler'S views in The Breaking of the Circle, p. :133 f. APPENDIX I GALILEO'S LETTER TO LODOVICO CIGOLI OF JUNE 26, 1612 1 (Opere, XI, pp. 340-343): "~ tanto falso che la scultura sia piu mirabile della pittura, per la ragione che quella abbia il rilevo e questa no, che per questa medesima ragione viene la pittura a superar di maraviglia la scultura: imperdocche quel rilevo che si scorge nella scultura, non 10 mostra come scultura, rna come pittura.

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