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And it might be that
they throw in
so many stones
that all
the holes would become filled up,
as they had been
before. You can
see this in this
figure here, which
shows it to you well.
So now this is enough
for you on this matter,
and we turn to discussing
other things. [rubric:] What the roundness of the earth is like.
Please listen now as we
clearly explain to you
how it is that the earth is round.
If someone should climb
so high in the air that
he could see the earth in its valleys
and the plains, the

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Marie Richards

original folio 38v
Walters folio 43v
BL Royal MS 19 A IX fols 44r-v.
Caxton, ed. Prior, pp. 56-57
Gossuin, ed. Prior, 97-99