XVI A Letter on the Anatomy of the Ray
Very illustrious Sir,
The memory of this day when, spontaneously approving the endeavours of a youth to investigate in Leiden with the very famous Sylvius, you were the first to show me the way to acquire your manifest approval, has not yet left my memory. Although the antiquity counts the ravens among the inauspicious birds, for me indeed, no dissection was ever done more auspiciously than that of an aquatic raven, since nothing would ever meet the expectations and wishes with greater profit.
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