Anglus, Thucydidem Anglice vertit, A. C. 1628. eo fine, ut ineptias Democraticorum Atheniensum civibus suis patefaceret. Euclidis dein methodo delectatus, in illo evolvendo diligentissime versatus est. Post quae, dum moratetur Parisiis, Scientiae naturalis principia investigate coepit. P. Marini Mersenni, in omni genere Philosophiae versatissimi, familiaritate, nec non Gaslendi aliorumque egregiorum virotum commercio usus. Libellum de Cive edidit A. C. 1646. Librum, intit. Leviathan, A. C. 1651. in quo ius Regium tum spirituale, tum temporale, asserere conatus, varia hominum iudicia est expertus. Scripsit potro de Iure Naturali, de Constitutione crvitatum, de Iure eorum qui summam habent potestatem, de Homine, de Corpore etc. In Mathematicis, principia Geometriae nonnulla correxit, Problemata aliquot difficillima a summis Geometris frustra tentata feliciter solvit. Iam octuagenarius conscripsit. Hist. Belli Crv. Angl. inter Carolum l. Regem et Parltamentum eius, Anglice; ut et Ortum et incrementa potestatis Pontificiae, carmine Latino; Homerum itidem vernaculo metro expressit; denique Cyclometriam, aunum agens 91. in lucem emisit, praeter varia minoris momenti. Obiit caelebs A. C. 1679. et Anno praf. eonditus sub nigro marmore, cum hac Inscr. Condita hîc sunt ossa Thomae Hobbes Malinesburiensis, qui per multos servivit Annos duobus Devoniae Comitibu Partri et filio; Vir probus et famâ eruditionis domi sorisque bene cognitus. Obiit etc. Ex Vita eius Carolopoli impresla, Paul. Freherus Theatro Viror. Erud. Claror.

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