delle quali sembra stesse sperimentado per primo le proprietà

14:23 Nov 17, 2015
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Italian term or phrase: delle quali sembra stesse sperimentado per primo le proprietà
Contesto:

Si sapeva che per le sue pozioni utilizzava molte piante officinali che coltivava nel suo orto, ma anche altre che gli fornivano i frati, e strane essenze che provenivano dal lontano Oriente e dalle "Indie", delle quali sembra stesse sperimentado per primo le proprietà.

Grazie,

Barbara
Barbara Cochran, MFA
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Summary of answers provided
4 +1whose properties it appears he was experimenting with before anyone else
Tom in London
4... the properties of which he was testing experimentally on himself first.
Lara Barnett
4with the properties of which it seems he was the first to experiment
maddalena deichmann
3 +1It seems he was the first to...
Marco Solinas
3whose properties/effects he seemed to be trying out on himself first
Luke Chambers


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whose properties it appears he was experimenting with before anyone else


Explanation:
something like that

Tom in London
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agree  Anthony Mazzorana (X)
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It seems he was the first to...


Explanation:
I would replace the comma with a full stop and start a new sentence:
"It seems he was the first to investigate their properties." Or: "experiment with their properties."


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agree  Ivana UK: I like your first option best, very natural.
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with the properties of which it seems he was the first to experiment


Explanation:
an alternative

maddalena deichmann
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whose properties/effects he seemed to be trying out on himself first


Explanation:
I think the meaning may be that he was trying these substances on himself first, but I'm not totally sure. Would need to read more of the context.



Luke Chambers
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... the properties of which he was testing experimentally on himself first.


Explanation:
"............. and strange essences originating from the far East and India, the properties of which he was testing experimentally on himself first.

Lara Barnett
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