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Necessity, in the Oaths or Solemn Leagues of

Princes

Page 208

VI.—PAN, OR NATURE. Explained of Natural Philosophy 209

VII. PERSEUS, OR WAR. Explained of the Preparation

and Conduct necessary to War

216

VIII.—ENDYMION, OR A FAVOURITE. Explained of Court

Favourites

219

IX.-The SISTER OF THE Giants, ör Fame. Explained

of Public Detraction

220

X.-ACTEON AND PENTHEUS, OR A CURIOUS MAN. Ex-

plained of Curiosity, or Prying into the Secrets

of Princes ard Divine Mysteries ..

221

XI.—ORPHEUS, OR PHILOSOPHY. Explained of Natural

and Moral Philosophy

222

XIl.–CeLUM, OR BEGINNINGS. Explained of the Crea-

tion, or Origin of all Things

225

XIII.-PROTEUS, OR MATTER. Explained of Matter and

its Changes ..

227

XIV.—MEMNON, OR A YOUTH 700 FORWARD. Explained

of the fatal Precipitancy of Youth

228

8V.--TYTHONUS, OR SATIETY. Explained of Predominant

Passions

229

XVI.-Juno’s SUITOR, OR BASENESS. Explained of Sub-

mission and Abjection

230

XVII.-CUPID, OR AN ATOM. Explained of the Corpus-

cular Philosophy

ib

XVIII.—DIOMED, OR Zeal. Ëxplained of Persecution, or

Zeal for Religion

233

XIX.--DÆDALUS, OR MECHANICAL SKILL. Explained of

Arts and Artists in Kingdoms and States

236

XX.-ERICTHONIUS, OR IMPOSTURE. Explained of the Im-

proper Use of Force in Natural Philosc phy 238

XXI.- DEUCALION, OR RESTITUTION. Explained of a

Useful Hint in Natural Philosophy

239

XXII.–NEMESIS, OR THE VICISSITUDE OF THINGS. Ex-

plained of the Reverses of Fortune

ib.

XXIII.---ACHELOUS, OR BATTLE. Explained of War by

Invasion

241

XXIV.—DIONYSUS, OR BACCHUS. Explained of the Passions 242

XXV.-ATALANTA AND HIPPOMENES, OR GAIN. Explained

of the Contest betwixt Art and Nature

245

XXVI.—PROMETHEUS, OR THE STATE OF Man. Explained

of an Over-ruling Providence, and of Human

Nature

247

XXVII.- ICARUS AND SOYLLA AND CHARYBDIS, OR THE

MIDDLE Way. Explained of Mediocrity in

Natural and Moral Philosophy

256

KXVIII.-SPHINX, OR SCIENCE. Explained of the Sciences 253

XXIX.-PROSERPINE, OR SPIHIT. Explained of the Spirit

included in Natural Bodies

261

ADVERTISEMENT.

The present volume contains all the historical works of Lord Bacon, and the principal of his moral works ; only a few pieces which are no longer read being omitted. companion volume, comprising a complete translation of the Instauratio Magna, of the nine books of De Augmentis Scientiarum, not hitherto given in any edition of his works, and the Novum Organum, fully illustrated with notes, will be found in the Philosophical Library.

H. G. B.

London, Nov., 1852

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