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1 We learn from Bowles that the celebrated mine of Sommorostro is still worked for this metal.
2 See B. iv. c. 34.—B.
3 Both the reading and the meaning of this passage are very doubtful.
4 See B. v. c. 21.—B.
5 We may presume that Pliny supposed that the ancient links had been protected by some of the substances mentioned above, although this is not distinctly stated.—B. Or rather by some religious ceremony as above alluded to.
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