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THE WORKS

OF

FRANCIS BACON,

Lord Chancellor of England.

A NEW EDITION:

WITH A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR,

BY

BASIL MONTAGU, ESQ.

IN THREE VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

PHILADELPHIA:

CARE Y AND HAR T.

1848.

Stereotyped by L Johnson

87 REOTYPED DY L. JOHNSON.

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

CONTENTS OF VOL. II.

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Page

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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 .

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. 12 Of articulation of sounds

35

Of motion of gravity .....

12
Of contraction of bodies in bulk

13 CENTURY IIJ.

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.
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 ..

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....

22 Of infectious diseases

46

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