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common subject be fit to make a soldier, ii. 223;
in government, to keep subjects in good heart, and
not as servile vassals, ii. 223; in the commandment
of the sea, ii. 223.

Greatness of Britain, discourse on, ii. 222; in measur-
ing greatness too much ascribed to largeness of
territory, ii. 222; to riches, ii. 222; to soil and
commodities, ii. 222; to strength of towns, ii.

Great Britain, history of, i. 386.

Grease, to take out spots of, ii. 22.

Greek philosophers, excellences and defects of, i. 299;
their systems of natural philosophy, i. 426.
Greek philosophy, i. 299.

Greenvil, Sir Richard, his memorable defence of the
Revenge, ii. 210.

Gregory I., Pope, censured for obliterating the memory
of the heathen, i. 176.
Grecian idols, i. 207.

Grecians, their and the alchymists' philosophy all that
is received, i. 79; what they knew, i. 80; the Egyp-
tians' remark on them, i. 120.

Grenada, conquest of, i. 344.

Grevil, Sir Fulk, saying of his, i. 118, 120.
Grief, cause and effect of, ii. 96.
Grievances, mode of complaint of, ii. 286.
Ground, composts and helps of, ii. 79.
Growth and stature, acceleration of, ii. 53.

Groyne, the Spanish Armada sets forth out of it and
driven back, ii. 209.

Guicciardine, Francis, a wise writer of history, ii.
257; opinion of the grandfather of Philip of Spain,

ii. 257.

Guinea-pepper, causes sneezing, ii. 127.

Guise, Duke of, saying concerning, ii. 334; Duke of,
ii. 448.

Guise, that family the authors of the troubles in France
and Scotland, ii. 257; their actions, ii. 257.
Gum of trees is the juice straining through, ii. 7.
Gum tragacanth, dissolution of, ii. 465.
Gums have sweet odour from being strained, ii. 8.
Gunpowder, force of, to what ascribed, ii. 11; effects
produced by the invention of, ii. 431.

HACKET, a fanatic, ii. 250; saying of a woman as he
passed to execution, ii. 250.

Hacket, Dr., one of the Latin translators of the Essays,
i. 5.

Hair on beasts, what causes, ii. 7.

Healing of wounds, experiment on, ii. 89.
Hearing, displeasure of, ii. 93; hindering or helping
of, ii. 44; when prayed on bill and answer, ii. 483;
precedence given to lawyers by descent, ii. 474.
Heat, under the equinoctial, ii. 59; effect of on liquors,
ii. 47; the sun causeth his most vehement heats
whilst in Leo, and why, ii. 139; qualification of by
moisture, ii. 90; under earth, experiment touching,
ii. 122; experiment touching the power of, ii. 23;
against the waste of the body by, ii. 467; and time,
like operations of, ii. 45; table of degrees or com-
parative instances of heat, iii. 379.

Heats, great and early ones, danger of, 11. 109; several
working the same effect, ii. 118.

Heathens mistaken in supposing the world an image
of God, i. 194.

Heavenly bodies, theory of the matter composing them.
i. 416; theory of their motions, i. 421; history of,
should only embrace phenomena and not dogmas,
ii. 574; detailed statement of, ii. 576; when the
substance is different from that of this lower orb,
ii. 580; change in, ii. 581; some instances of, ii.
582; not to be ascribed to atmospheric errors, ii.
583; motion of, not evidence of their eternity, ii.
583; may act on one another, ii. 583; that straggle
from experience, Aristotle's theory that they are not
subject to heat, ii. 584.

Heavens, rapid motion of, without noise, ii. 26; sur-
prising changes and anomalies take place therein,
apparent from the appearance of new stars, ii. 582
Heavy and light, history of, iii. 465.
Hebrew mysteries, origin of the fable of Pan, i. 290.
Hebrews, their diligence about sounds, ii. 35; com
monwealth, justice in the gate of the, ii. 508.
Hector, Dr., his saying to the London dames, i. 78.
Helps for intellectual powers, published by Rawley, in
his Resuscitatio, i. 6.

Helvetian name, no small band to knit their confedera-
cies the faster, ii. 141.

Helwissa, confession of, ii. 317.

Hemlock, taking off the form of execution of capital
offenders in Athens, ii. 85.

Hemp, advantage of planting, ii. 384; prophecy on,
with respect to England, i. 43.

Henry III. of France, death of, by murder, ii. 390.
Henry IV. of France, murdered, ii. 390.

Henry V., his success wonderful, but wanted con-
tinuance, ii. 245.

Henry VI., his prophecy of Henry VII., i. 43.

Hairs, producing of, of divers colours, ii. 22; altering Henry VII. the only blemish of his reign the multitude
the colour of, ii. 116.

Hannibal's fear of Fabius and Marcellus, i. 112; a

remark of his upon Fabius, i. 119.
Hanno's answer to the Roman senators, i. 119.
Hansbye's cause, bribe accepted in, by the lord chan-
cellor, ii. 523.

Harmony, what constitutes, ii. 25; when sweetest and
best, ii. 38; and empire, energies of, borne by Pan,
i. 291.

Hartshorn, good for agues and infections, ii. 91.
Hasty selling as disadvantageable as interest, i. 36.
Hatton, Lord Chancellor. witty saying of his, i. 112.
Hawkins, Sir John, his and Sir Francis Drake's voyage
to the West Indies unfortunate, ii. 212; their deaths,
ii. 212.

Hayward's, Dr., History of the Deposing of Richard
II., Bacon's answer to Queen Elizabeth thereon, i.


ealth, of body, i. 202; chambers of, i. 267; new
advices upon, ii. 468; essay on the regimen of, i.
39; a precept for long lasting, i. 39.

of penal laws, ii. 236; history of, by Bacon, noticed
in a letter to the king, i. 274; depressed his nobili-
ty, i. 28; in his greatest business imparted himself
to none but Morton and Fox, i. 29; his device re-
specting farms, i. 37; was a suspicious, but a stout
man, i. 40; claims under Edward the Confessor, i.
315; accession to the crown, i. 314; difficulties of
his title, i. 315; entry into London, i. 316; his coro-
nation, i. 317; holds his first Parliament, i. 317;
attainder of his enemies, i. 318; his marriage, i.
319; conspiracy of Simnell, i. 320; defeats the rebels
at Newark, i. 324; causes the queen to be crowned,
i. 325; character as a lawgiver, i. 335; his iniquitous
mode of extorting money, i. 374; his treaty of
marriage with Margaret of Savoy, i. 380; decline
of his health, i. 380; his death, at Richmond, 1,
381; character of, i. 381; his love of peace, his
saying upon it, i. 381.

Henry VIII. authorized by Parliament to name com
missioners to purge the canon law, ii. 231, 235,
his accession, i. 385; character of, i. 385.

Henry, Prince of Wales, i. 284; praised by Bacon, i. Honey, experiment touching, ii. 116.

404; his death, i. 404; his character, i. 404.
Heraclides, his opinion of the universe, ii. 576.
Heraclitus, his saying, i. 35, 122; his censure of men's
conceits, i. 173; the two opinions of a book of his
not now extant, ii. 138; his theory discussed, i. 439.
Herbert, Mr. Secretary, sent to Essex House, with
message from the queen, ii. 356.
Herbert, dedication to, ii. 431.

Herbs, some soils put forth odorate, ii. 128; and trees,
experiment touching the lasting of, ii. 78; on making
them medicinable, ii. 69.
Hereditary succession, ii. 424.

Heresy, offence of, ii. 165; of Adamites, ii. 443.
Heresies, meditations on, i. 71; and schisms, the
greatest scandals, i. 12.

Heretic, converted by the king, i. 372; Vorstius, a
celebrated, ii. 306.

Heretics, by their morality insinuate against God, i. 70.
Heretical religion, and fabulous philosophy springs
from the commixture of both, i. 195.
Herillus's opinion revived by the Anabaptists, i. 220.
Hermaphrodites, ii. 82.

Hero, explanation of an altar described by him, ii. 570.
Hethrington, David, declaration of, ii. 366.
Hialas, Peter, brings proposals for the marriage of
Prince Arthur and a princess of Spain, i. 364; sent
ambassador to Scotland, i. 364.

Hiccough, experiment touching the, ii. 90.
Hierarchy, degree of, i. 175.

Hieroglyphics and gestures, i. 212.

Honour, true, of a strong composition, ii. 302; the
king is the fountain of, ii. 297: its three things, i.
44; and reputation of, essay on, i. 57; the king is
the fountain of, i. 63; the spur of virtue, i. 73; the
saying of Consalvo as to, ii. 299.

Honours of the ancients to eminent men in civil merit,
i. 177.

Honours among the Romans, human, heroical, and
divine, i. 177.

Hope, the portion of great men, i. 180; meditations on


Horns, the renewing of, ii. 101.
Horses' teeth, ii. 101.

Hospital, divers have but the name, and are only
wealthy benefices in respect of the mastership, ii.
239; a number of hospitals, with competent endow-
ments, more relief to the poor than one hospital of an
exorbitant greatness, ii. 240; houses of relief and
correction commended, as mixed hospitals, where the
impotent is relieved and the sturdy buckled to work,
ii. 241.

House of Commons, power of, ii. 380.
House of Peers, the power of, ii. 380.
Houses, use is preferable to uniformity, i. 49; ill air,
ways, markets, and neighbours make an ill seat, i. 49.
Houses of husbandry, law respecting, i. 349.
Howard, Lord Henry, his conversation with the king,
i. 123.

Hugh of Bordeaux, i. 199.

Humanity, (see human philosophy,) i. 201.

Hippias's dispute with Socrates on his sordid instances, Human knowledge concerns the mind, i. 205.
i. 188.

Hippocras, how clarified, ii. 8.

Hippocrates narrated special cases of his patients, i.
203; rule for dress in summer and winter, ii. 16.
History, civil, by Bacon, i. 273; of Great Britain, i. 386;
of Britain, i. 280; of Henry VII., i. 314; of Henry,
opinion of. i. 277; appendices of, i. 192; of the
church militant, i. 192; civil, i. 189, 191; of crea-
tures, perfection of, i. 187; marvels, deficiency of, i.
187; uses of, i. 188; arts, is deficient, i. 188; cre-
dulity of, ecclesiastical history an example of, i. 171;
deficiencies of, i. 189; ecclesiastical, i. 191; eccle-
siastical mixed with fable, i. 171; just and perfect,
i. 189; literary, deficiency of, i. 187; uses of, ii.
187; natural, and division of, i. 187; deficiency of,
i. 188; of mechanics neglected, i. 188; of mechanics
assists natural philosophy, i. 188; natural, instances
of fabulous matter in, i. 171; the basis of natural
philosophy, ii. 558; of prophecy deficient, i. 191; to
be done with wisdom, sobriety, and reverence, or not
at all, i. 192; relates to the memory, i. 187; different
kinds of, natural, civil, ecclesiastical, and literary, i.
187; varieties of, i. 190; of providence, judgments,
&c., i. 192; answering to memory in the mind of
man, i. 192; called narrations, i. 189; called chro-
nicles, i. 189.

Histories make men wise, i. 55.

Holland, our alliance with, ii. 383.

Holles, Sir John, charge against for scandal, ii. 307.
Holy orders, examination for, ii. 427.

Holy war, ii. 435; advertisement touching, ii. 436;
extent of, ii. 440.

Homer, Alexander's admiration of, i. 179.
Homer's verses, prosperous men's fortunes compared
to, i. 197, 225.

Homicide, involuntary, ii. 297; Roman law of, ii. 297.
Homony miæ, cases of iteration to be purged away in

reducing the common law, ii. 232.

Honest mind, value set on a friend by an, ii. 333.

Human nature, capacity of, i. 201.

Human philosophy, i. 201; division of, i. 201; man
as an individual, i. 201; as a member of society,
i. 201.
Humiliation, Christian's duty, ii. 488; necessity of
man's feeling, ii. 486.
Humility of Solomon, i. 176.
Husks, most seeds leave their, ii. 348.
Hurts, judgment of the cure of, ii. 379.
Hutton, Justice, speech to, on his being made justice
of common pleas, ii. 478.
Hylas, story of, ii. 31.

Hypocrisy draws near to religion for hiding itself,
i. 76.
Hypocrites, meditations on, i. 69; the difference be-
tween them and heretics, i. 69; Dr. Laud's saying
of them, i. 122.

ICARUS's wings, comparison drawn, ii. 335.
Ice, turning water into, ii. 10.
Idolatry, degrees of, ii. 438.
Idols, of the Egyptians, i. 207; Grecians, i. 207; of
the mind, make men churlish, i. 166.
Ignorance, our Saviour's first show of power to subdue,
i. 176; makes men churlish and mutinous, i. 166;
inconvenience of, i. 182; and prejudice, ii. 415.
Illustration, love of, i. 279.

Images are said to fix the cogitations, i. 206.
Imaginary sciences, i, 199.

Imagination, how to be entertained, i. 131; cures af-
fected by the, ii. 136; force of, ii. 124; force of imi-
tating that of the sense, ii. 107; effect of on the
minds and spirits of men, ii. 129; poesy relates to
the, i. 187; fable of Ixion as to, i. 165; confederacy
of science with the, i. 172; fascination the art of,
i. 206; how to raise and fortify the, i. 206; com-
mandment of reason over the, i. 206; power of on
the body, i. 202.

Immateriate virtues, emission of from the minds of

men, ii. 129; touching the transmission and influx Inventions, sometimes the cause of riches, i. 42; in-
of, ii. 124.

Impeachment must be by oath, ii. 289.
Impoisoning by odours, ii. 127.
Impoisonment, offence of, ii. 308.

Importation of foreign commodities, advice upon, ii. 386.
Imports, impositions on, ii. 278.

Impositions on imports and exports, ii. 278; on mer-
chandises, argument concerning, ii. 278; intermis-
sion of, from Richard II. to Queen Mary, ii. 281.
Impostors, meditations on, i. 70; its several kinds of
imposture, i. 70.

Imposture and credulity, concurrence between, i. 171.
Impression, a branch of human philosophy, i. 202.
Imprisonment, for contempt may be discharged when,
ii. 484; for contempts, ii. 480.
Improper conduct of clergy, ii. 414.
Impropriations, ii. 429.

Impulsion, experiments touching, ii. 103.

Inanimate bodies, sounds in, ii. 35.

Incension, use of to windy spirits, ii. 268.
Inclination, men's thoughts accord with, i. 45.
Incorporation of metals, uses of, ii. 456.

Incurable, a wise physician will consider whether his
patient be incurable, ii. 17.

Induction by nature, better than as described in logic,
i. 208; of logicians, errors of, i. 208.
Indian wealth, advice concerning, ii. 387.

Indian maize, its spirit of nourishment, ii. 15; its use,
ii. 467.

Indians, their self-sacrifice by fire, i. 46.

Indies, the greatness of Spain, but an accession to such
as are masters by sea, ii. 201, 214.

Induction, what form of, should be introduced, i. 434.
Induration of bodies, ii. 20; by assimilation, ii. 21;
by sympathy, ii. 116; of metals, ii. 461, 462.
Infections, transmission of, ii. 125.
Infectious diseases, experiment on, ii. 46.
Infusions, experiments touching, in liquor and air, ii. 9.
Influxion, divine, i. 206.

Informers, abuses of common, ii. 236; recommendation
to appoint an officer over them, ii. 236.
Injunction, for staying suits at common law, ii. 481;
upon defendant's confession, ii. 472.

Injunctions, as to granting, ii. 472; as to making, ii.
474; to be enrolled, ii. 484; against waste, ii. 481;
for possession, ii. 481; not granted or stayed on pri-
vate petition, ii. 480; for stay of suits, ii. 482; not
granted on mere priority of suit, ii. 480.
Ink, cuttle, experiment touching, ii. 100.
Innovations in the church, precaution to be used of,
ii. 378; in the laws, ii. 513; essay of, i. 32.
Inquisition, a bulwark against the entrance of the truth
of God, ii. 248; concerning the winds, iii. 438.
Insecta, experiments touching the, ii. 100.
Inspissation of the air, effect of, ii. 127.
Instauration, the great, iii. 329; notice of, i. 276.
Instinct of bees and ants, ii. 93.
Integrity of learned men, i. 168.
Intellect, scaling ladder of the, iii. 519.
Intellectualists, censure of their errors, i. 173.
Intellectual powers, discourse concerning helps for
them, i. 104; have fewer means to work upon them
than the will or body, i. 106; exercise the prevail-
ing help, i. 106.

Interlocutory, orders as to, ii. 472.

Interpretation of scripture, i. 241; of nature, i. 422.
Interpreter, qualities of the, ii. 543; duties of the,
ii. 544.

Interrogatories, whe allowed, ii. 483.

Invasive war, ii. 28s.

ventory of, now in use, i. 88; the race of, hindered
by the motives for the search of knowledge, i. 97;
by chance, represented by hunting Ceres, i. 292;
new, how found, i. 199; very imperfect, i. 422;
modes of, in use, reviewed, i. 429; effects produced
by the invention of printing, gunpowder, and the
compass, i. 431.

Invention of two kinds, i. 207; arts and sciences defi-
cient, i. 207; want of, in professors, i. 174.
Invention and discovery, hopes and prospects of their
progress, i. 431; from the operation of time, i. 431;
from the power of chance, i. 432; from transferring
and applying inventions already known, i. 433; from
the union of the empirical and philosophical means
of arts and sciences, i. 433; from the errors of times
past, i. 433; means of performance, general maxims
concerning, i. 433.

Invention and memory, divorce between, i. 186.
Inventors of arts were, by the ancients, consecrated
amongst the gods, i. 177.

Inventors consecrated by the ancients, i. 207.
Iphicrates, saying of his, i. 115; his opinions of, and
method of treating with the Lacedæmonian war, ii.
204, 250.

Ipichrates, the Athenian, i. 289.

Ireland twice invaded by the Spaniards, ii. 206; in-
vaded by the Spaniards in 1580, ii. 207; reduction
to civility by King James, ii. 285; civilization of, ii.
477; against the new boroughs in, ii. 514; how to
act with, in religious matters, ii. 477; directions for
governing, ii. 477; its savage state, ii. 452; letters
to Sir George Villiers relating to, ii. 190, 191; con-
siderations touching the plantation in, ii. 183; the
queen's service in, ii. 188; letter to Secretary Cecil
after defeat of the Spanish forces in Ireland, invit-
ing him to embrace the care of reducing that king-
dom to civility, ii. 187; the roots of troubles of Ire-
land, ii. 190.

Iron, a quality of it, ii. 138; commands gold, ancient
wise men's saying, ii. 285; a brave commodity in
new plantations, i. 41; weight of, in water, ii. 464.
Iron and flint, union of, ii. 455.
Iron and brass, union of, ii. 456.
Irresolution, examples against, i. 165.
Irrigation and watering ground, ii. 80.
Isabella, Queen, her saying about good forms, i. 56.
Isburgh, Charles V. forced from, ii. 200, 213.
Italy, state of, during the time of Queen Elizabeth,
ii. 248.

Iterations, loss of time excepting iterating the state of
the question, i. 32.

Ixion, fable of, as to imaginativeness, i. 165; fable of,
a figure of fabulous learning, i. 199.

JAILS, infectious smell of, ii. 126.
James, Saint, his saying, i. 35.

James, King, advice to country gentlemen to go from
London, i. 124; anecdotes of, i. 124.

James I. and Edward III., comparison drawn, ii. 268.
Jason, the Thessalian, a saying of his, i. 115; his in
tended expedition into Persia put a stop to by his
death, ii. 223.

Jaundice, medicines for the, ii. 136.
Jesting, when disgraceful, ii. 486.

Jests, certain things ought to be privileged from i. 40.
Jesuits the greatest exactors, ii. 254.

Jesuits, their precepts and use, i. 30; praised for awak-
ing human learning, i. 93; Charles's, King of Swe-
den, conduct toward them, i. 112; principle of p
nishment of, ii. 291.

VOL. III.-71

Jewel, Bishop of Salisbury, his last words, ii. 265; the
construction of them by the Catholics, ii. 265.
Job, the book of, pregnant with natural philosophy, i.
175; full of natural philosophy, i. 98.
Jonson, Benjamin, one of the Latin translators of the
essays, i. 5.

Jones, Sir William, speech to, on being made Lord
Chief Justice of Ireland, ii. 476.
Jotham, parable of, ii. 270.

Journals and annals commended by Tacitus, i. 190.
Jovinianus, how death of caused, ii. 127.
Joy, effects of, ii. 96.

Joy of Pius Quintus, ii. 135.

Judah and Issachar's blessing will never meet, i. 37.
Judge, grants of, ii. 413; a popular one a deformed
thing, ii. 475.

Judges fall upon their knees to the king, ii. 495; the
duties of, defined, ii. 478; duties of, ii. 475; direc-
tions how and what they are to study, ii. 478; their
office, i. 58; the four parts of, i. 58; strange that
they should have noted favourites, i. 59; necessity of
their knowing the law, ii. 295; their stay upon cir-
cuit, ii. 379; choice of good, ii. 378; as to a charge
to be made by the king or lord chancellor, ii. 379;
Sir E. Coke's letter, ii. 507; letter to the king in the
case of commendams, ii. 492; as to the Welsh, ii.
379; their honour the king's whom they represent,
ii. 378; king's admonition to the, in case of com-
mendams, ii. 493; people not competent, ii. 419;
holding their places during his majesty's pleasure,
ii. 499; lines and portraitures of good, ii. 478; Sir
F. Bacon to the, ii. 515; puisne, when they should
be preferred, ii. 379.

Judges of circuits, directions to, ii. 475.
Judgment at common law, persons suing to be relieved
against to enter into good bond, ii. 472.
Judgment, ii. 210; a minister should not trust wholly
in his own nor in servants', ii. 377; arts of, i. 210;
where deficient, i. 211.

Judicial charges and tracts, ii. 471.

Juggler, tricks of a, ii. 130.

Julianus's edict against Christians, i. 176.

Julius Cæsar, an instance of excellence in arms and
learning, i. 164; forsook eloquence for the wars,
i. 234.

Julius III., Pope, his apophthegms, i. 108.
Juno's suitor, or baseness, i. 298.

Jurisdiction of the pope confined by Edward I., ii. 390.
Jurisdiction of the courts, ii. 379; of Court of Chancery,
ii. 471.

Jury of the verge, directions to, ii. 290.

Justice, commutative and distributive, coincidence be-
tween, and arithmetical and geometrical proportion,
i. 194.

Justice, chief, his behaviour to deputies, ii. 477.
Justice, the lantern of, ii. 321; the ordinary courts
of, ii. 380; delays of, torture, ii. 487; ordinances for
he right administration of in chancery, ii. 469; ex-
amples of, for terror, ii. 380; next to religion, ii.
378; panegyric on King James's administration of,
i. 306.

Justice and protection necessary for the recovery of the
hearts of the Irish, ii. 189; summary justice recom-
mended for an interim, ii. 189.

Kermes or scarlet powder, ii. 99.
Kernels laid at the roots make plants prosper, ii. 13;
better reason of, ii. 13.

Kernes, their licentious idleness one of the roots of the
Irish troubles, ii. 190.

Kildare, Earl of, supports the counterfeit Plantagenet,
i. 321; slain near Newark, i. 325.

King James's correction of Lord Bacon's MSS., i.
277; letter to the, on legal proceedings, ii. 512;
eulogium on, ii. 272; compared to Nerva and
Trajan, ii. 272; answer to, from Gorhambury,
touching Lord Coke and Buckingham, ii. 519;
letter from Lord C. Bacon to, touching patents, ii.
527; duty of, i. 222; duties of professions, i. 223;
of affections, i. 223; praise of the, i. 161, 162;
letter to, touching the examination of Peacham, ii.

King's admonition of the judges for their freedom
of speech touching the commendams, ii. 493; style
and titles, suggestions as to the, ii. 145; his prero-
gative, cases of, ii. 165; in war and peace, ii. 165;
in trade, ii. 166; in the persons of his subjects, ii.
166; in his person solutus legibus, yet his acts
limited by law, ii. 169; the corporation of the
crown differs from all other corporations, ii. 177;
several privileges of the king stated, ii. 178; the
doctrine respecting homage to the crown in that act
of Parliament for the banishment of the Spencers,
ii. 178; observations upon it, ii. 178; the Commons
entertaining certain petitions concerning private
injuries of merchants from the Spaniards asserted
to be a derogation from his prerogative, ii. 197;
letter to the judges touching the case of commen-
dams, ii. 493; right of purveyance, ii. 388; entry,
proclamation on the, ii. 451.

Kings, conduct of their servants, i. 161; laboured
speech unbecoming in, i. 161; advantages of learned,
i. 177; duty of subjects to, i. 168; learned, advan-
tages of, i. 164, 165; truly learned, almost a miracle
for to be, i. 162; style, proclamation on, ii. 453;
styled gods on earth, ii. 376; not envied but by
kings, i. 17; in council not to open his own inclina-
tion too much, i. 29; the high rate they set upon
friendship, i. 33; the power of princes to add great-
ness to their kingdoms, i. 39; a wise prince to dis-
cern the intentions of aspirers, i. 44.

King's Bench, power of, laid down in Bagg's case, ii.

King's court, choice of officers for the, ii. 387.
King's College, Cambridge, phenomenon in, a wooden
building there containing bells, iii. 543.
Kingdoms, essay on their true greatness, i. 36; their
power in the warlike disposition of the people, i. 36;
for greatness should profess arms as their principal
occupation, i. 38; should beware of siding with
factions, i. 55; too high factions a sign of weakness
in princes, i. 56; description of a king, i. 62; a
prodigal king nearer a tyrant than a parsimonious,
i. 63; five things of which he should have a special
care, i. 63.

Kinsale, Spaniards defeated at, and their general,
d'Avila, taken prisoner, ii. 200, 211; bravery of the
English at the battle of, ii. 211; treaty at, ii. 211.
Knighthood, advice to bestow some among the under-
takers of the plantations in Ireland, ii. 185.
Justinian's reduction and recompilation of the civil Knowd, James, the confession of, ii. 366; sent to
laws, ii. 231, 235.

Justices of peace, choice of, ii. 380.

Justs, their glories chiefly in the chariots, i. 45.

KEEPER, lord, letter from Buckingham to the, ii. 521;
declaration of, ii. 370.

Tyrone by Lee, ii. 350.

Knowledge, praise of, i. 79; on the ends of, i. 81;
to be limited by religion and to be referred to use,
i. 81; a preservative against unbelief, i. 83; impedi-
ments of, i. 84; the different desires of the delivered

and received of, i. 85; like water, never arises higher
than the level from which it fell, i. 85; its end
generally mistaken, i. 87; on the errors in the
mind in the inquisition of, i. 91; Bacon's thoughts
of, i. 96; generates pride, i. 162; is power, i. 182;
of man like water, springing from below, descending
from above, i. 193; divided into divinity and philo-
sophy, i. 193; Plato's opinion of, i. 161; advantages
of to its possessor, i. 182; insures immortality, i.
183; pleasures of the greatest, i. 183; not the
quality of, that can swell the mind, i. 162; not
like lines, i. 193; like branches of a tree, i. 193;
desire of perfect, the cause of the fall of man, i.
175; dignity of, is to be sought in the archetype,
i. 174; true, is wisdom, i. 174; uses of, i. 163;
objections to advancement of, i. 162; praise of, in the
Scriptures, i. 176; aspiring to the cause of the fall,
i. 162; contemplation of God's creatures produceth,
i. 163; delivery of, by aphorisms, i. 214; critical,
i. 217; pedantical, i. 217; is pabulum animi, i. 207;
as pyramids, whereof history is the basis, i. 197;
is a representation of truth, i. 171; of ourselves, i.
233; Solomon's observations on the nature of, i.
163; when a cause of anxiety, i. 163; increases
anxiety, Solomon says, i. 163; limits of, i. 163;
humanizes men's minds, i. 181; improves private
virtues, i. 181; removes temerity, levity, and inso-
lency, i. 182; and vain admiration, i. 182; miti-
gates the fear of death or adverse fortune, i. 182;
tradition of, not ingenuous but magistral, i. 173;
erroneous motives for the acquisition of, i. 174;
error of too early reducing into method, i. 173;
advantages of, i. 174; true end of, i. 174; civil, i.
228; of others, i. 232; advancement of, interrupted
by being applied to professions, i. 174; improves
morals, i. 182.

LABOUR encouraged by reward, i. 184.
Labyrinth of Dædalus, i. 300.

Labyrinthi filum, i. 96.

Lace, making it in England, ii. 384.

Lacedæmon, their niceness in admitting naturalization,
ii. 224; its strength compared to a river, stronger at
a distance, but weak at the fountain, ii. 224.
Lakes, artificial, i. 266.

Lamech, his boast of murder, ii. 298.

Land improved by draining, ii. 384; statute for aliena-
tion of, i. 343.

Lands, how to improve, ii. 384; no such usury as
from improving, ii. 387.

Lancaster, court of the duchy of, ii. 513.

Lancashire being backward in religion, Queen Eliza-
beth erected four stipends for preachers therein,

ii. 241.

Lantern of justice evidence, ii. 321.
Lard, its use in removing warts, ii. 136.
Lassitude, experiments touching, ii. 98.
Latin, character of language, iii. 222.

Latimer's, Bishop, saying how to make the king rich,
i. 108.
's case, notes upon Lord, ii. 528.
Latter times prophesied by Daniel, i. 191.
Laud's, Dr., saying about hypocrites, i. 122.
Laughing, effect of, ii, 97.

Law tracts, iii. 219.

Law of revolt, ii. 364.

Law, i. 238; the king its life, i. 63; its life in the exe-
cution, ii. 292; reaches every wrong or injury, ii.
507; the common law more worthy than the statute
law, and the law of nature more worthy than them
both, ii. 169; favours three things, life, liberty, and

dower, ii. 176; where a prince's title is by law he can
never change the laws, for they create his title, ii. 181;
as mixed as our language, ii. 230, 235; the objec-
tions to our laws, ii. 230; university lectures, advice
to raise the pension of out of the Sutton Estate,
ii. 241; elements of the common, iii. 219; maxims
of, iii. 219-247; use of the, iii. 247; arguments
in, iii. 267; the civil, not to be neglected, ii. 380;
the just use to be made of, ii. 486.

Laws, the treatise de regulis juris most important to
the health of the, ii. 232; good laws some bridle to
bad princes, ii. 234; execution of the old, ii. 267,
286; English second to none, ii. 378; multiplicity
of, evil, ii. 285; against usury, i. 333; against man-
slaughter, i. 333; various improvements in, i. 333;
their three natures, jura, leges, and mores, ii. 141;
several laws are of the internal points of separation
with Scotland, ii. 146; considerations touching them,
and touching a digest of them, ii. 147; Sir Francis
Bacon's speech in the House of Commons for the
union of the laws of England and Scotland, ii. 158;
a preparation towards the union of those laws, ii.
160; the division of jus publicum, ii. 161; the
great organ by which the sovereign power moves,
ii. 168; although the king is solutus legibus, his
acts are limited by law, ii. 169; penal, during
James I., ii. 306; work on, ii. 435.

Laws of England, i. 239; their dignity, i. 239; their
defect, i. 239; civil, i. 239; how pressed, i. 238;
how expounded, i. 238; proposal for amendment
of, ii. 229; objections to, and answers to those ob-
jections, ii. 230; offer of digest of, ii. 233.
Laws written upon by philosophers or lawyers, not
statesmen, ii. 238.

Lawyers, not judged by the issue of their causes,
i. 203; not always the best statesmen, i. 164; not
the best lawmakers, i. 238; write what is, not what
ought to be, law, i. 238; fees of, ii. 474.
Lawgivers are kings after their decease, ii. 230.
Lea, Sir James, temper and gravity of, ii. 477.
Learned men, discredit to learning from their errors,
i. 166; are not slothful, i. 165; patriotism of, i.
168; objections to learning by, i. 162; morigeration
of not disallowed, i. 169; negligence of, i. 168;
sometimes fail in exact application, i. 168; poverty
of, i. 166; meanness of their employment, i. 167;
would impose ancient precepts, i. 167; should be
rewarded, i. 185; works relating to, i. 185; should
be countenanced, i. 185; influence of studies on
the manners of, i. 167; in obscurity in states com-
pared to Cassius and Brutus in the funeral of Junia,
i. 167; errors in their studies, i. 169; have preferred
their countries' good to their own interest, i. 168.
Learned kings, &c., advantages of, i. 164, 165.
Learning, will defend the mind against idleness, i.
166; pleasures of the greatest, i. 183; humanizes
men's minds, i. 182; improves private virtues, i.
182; improves morals, i. 182; represses inconve
niences between men, i. 177; its effects illustrateà
by the fable of Orpheus, i. 177; does not under-
mine reverence of laws, i. 166; peccant humours
of, i. 172; want of inquiry in unlaboured parts of
i. 186; division of, i. 187; objections of learned
men to, i. 166; makes men more ready to agree
than obey, i. 164; impediments to, i. 163; soft-
ens men's minds, i. 164; enlarges military power,
i. 179, 180; scriptural praise of, i. 176; ancient
preserved by the Christian church, i. 176; relieves
man's afflictions, i. 176; ministers greater strengt!:
than infirmity, i. 165; places of, i. 184; books of.
i. 185; insures immortality, i. 183, uses of, i. 163,

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