Georgius Agricola Quote

The earth does not conceal metals in her depths because she does not wish that men should dig them out, but because provident and sagacious Nature has appointed for each thing its place.


Translated by Herbert Hoover and Lou Henry Hoover, De Re Metallica, Book I (p. 12), The Mining magazine, 1912

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The earth does not conceal metals in her depths because she does not wish that men should dig them out, but because provident and sagacious Nature...

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The earth does not conceal metals in her depths because she does not wish that men should dig them out, but because provident and sagacious Nature...

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The earth does not conceal metals in her depths because she does not wish that men should dig them out, but because provident and sagacious Nature...

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The earth does not conceal metals in her depths because she does not wish that men should dig them out, but because provident and sagacious Nature...