By this twelvefold number therefore the orb of the whole earth is now signified.
In the same period exports of hams and shoulders to France increased more than twelvefold and to Great Britain more than a third.
But this twelvefold number is set for all mankind of all the orb, for the perfectness of its signification.
Who knows how many thousand years ago The twelvefold Zodiac was made to show The course of stars above and men below?
These Reflexionen recognise only the categories of relation, and must therefore be prior to the twelvefold classification.