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the members, conversion of Blood and Flower of Blood
into Spirit, &c. 48. History of Natural and Involuntary Motions; as Motion of
the Heart, the Pulses, Sneezing, Lungs, Erection, &c. 49. History of Motions partly Natural and partly Violent; as
of Respiration, Cough, Urine, Stool, &c. 50. History of Voluntary Motions; as of the Instruments of
Articulation of Words ; Motions of the Eyes, Tongue,
Jaws, Hands, Fingers; of Swallowing, &c. 51. History of Sleep and Dreams. 52. History of different habits of Body - Fat, Lean; of the
Complexions (as they call them), &c. 53. History of the Generation of Man. 54. History of Conception, Vivification, Gestation in the
Womb, Birth, &c. 55. History of the Food of Man; and of all things Eatable and
Drinkable; and of all Diet; and of the variety of the same
according to nations and smaller differences. . 56. History of the Growth and Increase of the Body, in the
whole and in its parts. 57. History of the Course of Age; Infancy, Boyhood, Youth,
Old Age; of Length and Shortness of Life, and the like,
according to nations and lesser differences. 58. History of Life and Death.
59. History Medicinal of Diseases, and the Symptoms and
Signs of them. 60. History Medicinal of the Treatment and Remedies and
Cures of Diseases. 61. History Medicinal of those things which preserve the Body
and the Health. 62. History Medicinal of those things which relate to the Form
and Comeliness of the Body. 63. History Medicinal of those things which alter the Body,
and pertain to Alterative Regimen. 64. History of Drugs. 65. History of Surgery.
66. Chemical History of Medicines. . 67. History of Vision, and of things Visible.
68. History of Painting, Sculpture, Modelling, &c. 69. History of Hearing and Sound.
• 70. History of Music.
71. History of Smell and Smells. 72. History of Taste and Tastes. 73. History of Touch, and the objects of Touch. 74. History of Venus, as a species of Touch. 75. History of Bodily Pains, as species of Touch. 76. History of Pleasure and Pain in general. 77. History of the Affections; as Anger, Love, Shame, &c. 78. History of the Intellectual Faculties; Reflexion, Imagina
tion, Discourse, Memory, &c. 79. History of Natural Divinations. 80. History of Diagnostics, or Secret Natural Judgments.
81. History of Cookery, and the arts thereto belonging, as of
the Butcher, Poulterer, &c. 82. History of Baking, and the Making of Bread, and the arts
thereto belonging, as of the Miller, &c. 83. History of Wine. 84. History of the Cellar and of different kinds of Drink. 85. History of Sweetmeats and Confections. 86. History of Honey. 87. History of Sugar. 88. History of the Dairy. 89. History of Baths and Ointments. 90. Miscellaneous History concerning the care of the body,
as of Barbers, Perfumers, &c. 91. History of the working of Gold, and the arts thereto be
longing 92. History of the manufactures of Wool, and the arts thereto
belonging 93. History of the manufactures of Silk, and the arts thereto
belonging 94. History of manufactures of Flax, Hemp, Cotton, Hair, and
other kinds of Thread, and the arts thereto belonging. 95. History of manufactures of Feathers. 96. History of Weaving, and the arts thereto belonging. 97. History of Dyeing. 98. History of Leather-making, Tanning, and the arts thereto
belonging 99. History of Ticking and Feathers. 100. History of working in Iron.
101. History of Stone-cutting.
106. History of working in Lead. . 107. History of Glass and all vitreous substances, and of Glass
making 108. History of Architecture generally. 109. History of Waggons, Chariots, Litters, &c. 110. History of Printing, of Books, of Writing, of Sealing ; of
Ink, Pen, Paper, Parchment, &c. · 111. History of Wax.
112. History of Basket-making. 113. History of Mat-making, and of manufactures of Straw,
Rushes, and the like. 114. History of Washing, Scouring, &c.
115. History of Agriculture, Pasturage, Culture of Woods, &c. 116. History of Gardening. 117. History of Fishing. 118. History of Hunting and Fowling. 119. History of the Art of War, and of the arts thereto belong
ing, as Armoury, Bow-making, Arrow-making, Mus
ketry, Ordnance, Cross-bows, Machines, &c. 120. History of the Art of Navigation, and of the crafts and
arts thereto belonging. 121. History of Athletics and Human Exercises of all kinds. 122. History of Horsemanship. 123. History of Games of all kinds. 124. History of Jugglers and Mountebanks. 125. Miscellaneous History of various Artificial Materials,
as Enamel, Porcelain, various Cements, &c. 126. History of Salts. 127. Miscellaneous History of various Machines and Motions. 128. Miscellaneous History of Common Experiments which
have not grown into an Art. Histories must also be written of Pure Mathematics ; though
they are rather observations than experiments. 129. History of the Natures and Powers of Numbers. 130. History of the Natures and Powers of Figures.
It may not be amiss to observe that, whereas many of the experiments must come under more titles than one (as the History of Plants and the History of the Art of Gardening have many things in common), it will be more convenient to investigate them with reference to Arts, and to arrange them with reference to Bodies. For I care little about the mechanical arts themselves: only about those things which they contribute to the equipment of philosophy. But these things will be better regulated as the case arises.