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CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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SYLVA SYLVARUM; OR A NATURAL

Of sympathy and antipathy...

22

HISTORY.

Of the spirits or pneumaticals in bodies

CENTURY I.

of the power of heat.....

23

Of straining or percolation, outward and in-

Of impossibility of annihilation

24

ward ....

7

Of motion upon pressure .

8

CENTURY II.

Of separations of bodies liquid by weight ..

Of music......

24

Of infusions in water and air ...

9 Of the nullity and entity of sounds ........ 26

of the appetite of continuation in liquids 10 Of production, conservation, and delation of

Of artificial springs......

10

sounds.....

28

Of the venomous quality of man's flesh... 10 Of magnitude, exility, and damps of sounds 29

Of turning air into water .........

10 Of loudness and softness of sounds

32

Of helping or altering the shape of the body. 11 Of communication of sounds.......

32

Of condensing of air, to yield weight or nour-

Of equality and inequality of sounds.. 32

ishment.....

11 Of more treble and base tones .....

33

Of fame and air commixed

11 Of proportion of treble and base...

34

Of the secret nature of flame

12 Of exterior and interior sounds..

34

Of flame, in the midst, and on the sides .... 12 Of articulation of sounds ...

35

Of motion of gravity ......

12

Of contraction of bodies in bulk

13 CENTURY III.

Of making vines more fruitful...

13

of the lines in which sounds move ........

36

Of the several operations of purging medicines 13

Of the lasting and perishing of sounds..... 36

Of meats and drinks most nourishing

14

Of the passage in interception of sounds .. 37

Of medicines applied in order .

17

Of the medium of sounds

37

Of cure by custom

17

Of the figures of bodies yielding sounds.... 38

Of cure by excess

17 Of mixtures of sounds ...

Of cure by motion of consent.....

17 Of melioration of sounds.

39

Of cure of diseases contrary to predisposition 17 Of imitation of sounds...

39

Of preparation before and after purging .... 18 Of reflection of sounds ...

40

Of stanching blood ......

18 Of consent and dissent between audibles and
Of change of aliments and medicines 18 visibles.....

... 41, 42

or diets. ....

18 Of sympathy and antipathy of sounds 43

Of production of cold ..

18 Of hindering or helping of hearing ..... 44

Of turning air into water

19 Of the spiritual and fine nature of sounds .. 44

Of induration of bodies

20 Of orient colours in dissolutions of metals .. 45

Of preying of air upon water

21 Of prolongation of life ......

Of the force of union ..

22 Of the appetite of union in bodies .... 45

Of making feathers and hairs of divers co-

Of the like operations of heat and time..... 45

lours ...

22

Of the differing operations of fire and time.. 45

Of nourishment of young creatures in the egg,

Of motions by imitation..

45

or womb....

Of infectious diseases ...

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Of the glow-worm...

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Of the impressions upon the body from seve-

· ral passions of the mind.....

95

Of drunkenness ...

97

Of the hurt or help of wine, taken moderately 98

Of caterpillars .....

98

Of the flies cantharides

98

Of lassitude ......

98

Of casting of the skin, and shell, in some

creatures. ...

98

Of the postures of the body...

99

Of pestilential years.

99

Of some prognostics of hard winters

99

Of certain medicines that condense and rarely

the spirits ......

99

Of paintings of the body ...

99

Of the use of bathing and anointing....... 99

Of chambletting of paper...

100

Of cuttle ink .....

100

Of earth increasing in weight.

100

Of sleep.......

100

Of teeth and hard substances in the bodies

of living creatures .

.... 100

of the generation, and bearing of living

creatures in the womb.

101

Of species visible.....

102

Of impulsion and percussion

103

Of titillation .....

103

Of scarcity of rain in Egypt

103

Of clarification......

103

Of plants without leaves

103

Of the materials of glass .

104

Of prohibition of putrefaction, and the long

conservation of bodies ....

... 104

Of abundance of nitre in certain sea-shores. 104

Of bodies borne up by water ........

104

Of fuel consuming little or nothing .. 104

Of cheap fuel.....

105

Of gathering of wind for freshness

105

Of trials of air ...,

105

Of increasing milk in milch beasts

105

Of sand of the nature of glass.

105

Of the growth of coral....

105

Of the gathering of manna

105

of the correcting of wines ...

106

Of bitumen, one of the materials of wild-fire 106

Of plaster growing as hard as marble...... 106

Of the cure of ulcers and hurts............ 106

of the healthfulness or unhealthfulness of

southern wind .....

... 106

Of wounds made with brass, and with iron. 106

Of mortification by cold...

106

Of weight.....

106

Of supernatation of bodies...

107

of the flying of unequal bodies in the air .. 107

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Of the compression of liquors ...

119 Considerations touching the queen's service

Of the nature of air.......

in Ireland ........

188

Of the working of water upon air contiguous 119

Letters to Geo. Villiers

190

Of the eyes and sight.....

119

TRACTS RELATING TO SPAIN.

of the colour of the sea or other water ..... 120

Of shell-fish ........

120

Report of the Spanish grievances ......... 193

Of the right side and the left

121

Notes of a speech concerning a war with

Of frictions....

121

Spain ...

199

Of globes appearing flat at distance. 121

Considerations touching a war with Spain . 201

Of shadows ....

214

121

Miscellaneous tracts

Of the rolling and breaking of the seas.....

121

Report of Lopez's treason

216

Of the dulcoration of salt-water

121

TRACTS RELATING TO ENGLAND.

Of the return of saltness in pits upon the sea-

shore ......

222

121

Of the true greatness of Britain...

Of attraction by similitude of substance 121

Proposition touching the amendment of the

Of attraction ...

229

121

laws

Of heat under earth

233

Offer of digest of the laws...

122

Of flying in the air..

Certificate touching the penal laws.... 236

122

Of the scarlet dye....

Advice touching the charter-house

239

122

Observations on a libel.....

Of maleficiating....

122

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of the rise of water by means of fame. 122 SPEECHES.

of the influences of the moon....... 122

Touching purveyors.

266

Of vinegar ...

123

About undertakers

269

Of creatures that sleep all winter.... 123

To the king upon the grievances of the Com-

Of the generating of creatures by copulation,

272

and by putrefaction .....

123

On wards and tenures

273

CENTURY X.

Declaration for the master of the wards .... 274

of the transmission and influx of immateri-

On receiving the king's messages

276

ate virtues, and the force of imagination.. 124

Concerning impositions on merchandises... 278

Of the transmission of spirits, and the force

To grant supplies to the king..

281

of imagination ...

124

Relating to the mint.

282

Of the emission of spirits in vapour, or exha-

To the speaker's excuse...

284

lation, odour-like .....

126 On the motion of a subsidy

286

Of emission of spiritual species which affect

the senses...

128

CHARGES.

Of emissions of immateriate virtues, from the

Commission for the verge

289

minds and spirits of men, by affections,

Of subordinate magistrates

294

imagination, or other impressions ....... 129 Against duels..

295

of the secret virtue of sympathy and antipa-

Decree of Star-Chamber against duels...... 300

thy...

129 Against Mr. Oliver St. John...

303

Of secret virtues and proprieties ..... 136

Mr. Lumsden, &c.

307

Of the general sympathy of men's spirits ... 137

Lord Sanqubar....

311

Mr. Owen...

313

TRACTS RELATING TO SCOTLAND.

Countess of Somerset. .315, 319

A discourse of the happy union....

138

Earl of Somerset

321

Articles touching the union .

142

Letter to the king

326

Certificate of the commissioners .

149

To Sir G. Villiers.

326

Naturalization of the Scottish nation.. 150

To the king

328

Union of laws...

158

To Sir G. Villiers .

330

Proposition towards the union of laws. 160

or Somerset's arraignment 330

The post-nati....

166

To the king, about Somerset's

examination..... ..... 331

TRACTS RELATING TO IRELAND.

To Sir G. Villiers, about Lady

Considerations touching the plantation..... 183

Somerset's pardon ..

331

Letter to Mr. Secretary Cecil....

197

William Talbot

389

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