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> Eventually we turned to the last items in the Oculist trove: nine copies of a four-page document written in a mixture of old German, Latin, and the Copiale’s coded script. The message was more or less identical in every set.

I feel kind of sorry for them, that at the end of their journey they found what was essentially a Rosetta Stone for the code they were decoding.

Actually it validates their intellectual experiment. That this is the way to correct answers.

That sentence says the nine copies (sets) were more or less identical not that the german latin and copiale were translations of each other.

Oops, you're right, parsing fail.

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