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STEREOTYPED BY L. JOHNSON.

PRINTED BY T. K. & P. G. COLLINS, PHILADELPHIA.

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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SYLVA SYLVARUM; OR A NATURAL

Of sympathy and antipathy...

HISTORY

Of the spirits or pneumaticals in bodies .... 23

CENTURY I.

Of the power of heat...

23

Of straining or percolation, outward and in-

Of impossibility of annihilation .........si 24

ward ....

7

Of motion upon pressure ....

CENTURY II.

8

Of separations of bodies liquid by weight .. 8 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 flame 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.

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

38

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

Of 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 ...

... 45

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..

.. 46

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Of the incorporation of powders and liquors 47 Of the degenerating of plants, and of their

Of exercise of the body, and the benefits or

transmutation one into another

72

evils thereof.....

46 Of the procevity and lowness of plants, and

Of meats soon glutting, or not glutting .... 46

of artificial dwarfing them ...

73

Of the rudiments of plants, and of the ex-

CENTURY IV.

crescences of plants, or super-plants ..... 74

Of clarification of liquors and the accelera-

Of producing perfect plants without seed... 76

tion thereof ......

47 Of foreign plants .....

77

Of maturation, and the accelerating thereof;

Of the seasons of several plants

77

and of the maturation of drinks and fruits 48 Of the lasting of plants ....

78

Of making gold ......

49 Of several figures of plants ....

78

Of the several natures of gold............ 50 Of some principal differences in plants ..... 79

Of inducing and accelerating putrefaction .. 50 Of all manner of composts and helps for

Of prohibiting and preventing putrefaction.. 51

ground.

79

Of rotten wood shining

52

Of acceleration of birth ....

53

CENTURY VII.

Of acceleration of growth and stature...... 53

Of the affinities and differences between

Of bodies sulphureous and mercurial ..... 53

plants and bodies inanimate ....

81

Of the chameleon.

54 Of affinities and differences between plants

Of subterrany fires .

54 and living creatures, and of the confiners

Of nitrous water ....

54 and participles of both .....

81

Of congealing of air

54 Of plants, experiments promiscuous........ 82

Of congealing of water into crystal....... 54 Of the healing of wounds ...

89

Of preserving the smell and colour in rose

Of fat diffused in flesh....

89

leaves.....

55

Of ripening drink speedily..

89

Of the lasting of flame....

55 Of pilosity and plumage. ..

89

Of infusions or burials of divers bodies in

Of the quickness of motion in birds........ 90

earth ....

56 Of the clearness of the sea, the north wind

Of the effects on men's bodies from several

blowing ...

90

winds .....

57 Of the different heats of fire and boiling

Of winter and summer sicknesses .

57

water.....

90

Of pestilential years ...

57 Of the qualifications of heat by moisture ... 90

Of epidemical diseases ...

57 Of yawning ...

90

Of preservation of liquors in wells, or deep

Of the hiccough

90

vaults ....

57 Of sneezing ...

90

Of stutting ...

57 Of the tenderness of the teeth

91

Of sweet smells ....

58 Of the tongue .....

91

Of the goodness and choice of waters .....

58

Of the mouth out of taste ....

91

Of temperate heats under the equinoctial...

59

Of some prognostics of pestilential seasons..

Of the coloration of black and tawny Moors. 59 Of special simples for medicines

91

Of motion after the instant of death... 59

Of Venus ..

91

Of the insects, or creatures bred of putrefac-

CENTURY V.

tion ...

92

Of accelerating or hastening forward germi-

Of leaping ...

93

nation....

GO of the pleasures and displeasures of hearing,

Of retarding or putting back germination .. 61

and of the other senses.

93

Of meliorating, or making better, fruits and

plants ....

62 CENTURY VIII.

Of compound fruits and flowers........ 66

Of veins of earth medicinal..

94

Of sympathy and antipathy of plants .... 67 Of sponges..

94

Of making herbs and fruits medicinal ...... 69 Of sea-fish in fresh waters ....

94

Of attraction by similitude of substance.... 94

CENTURY VI.

Of certain drinks in Turkey

94

Of curiosities about fruits and plants....... 70 Of sweat.....

95

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