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Sailors, their device to get fresh water, from exposing fleeces of wool,

i. 280
St. John, Mr. charge against him, iv. 429, he slanders and abuses
the king, lords, parliament, &c. of England, in some papers

iv. 434
St. John, Sir Oliver, lord deputy of Ireland, vi. 141, 196, and

note (b)
Salamander's wool

i. 515
Salamander, the causes why it endureth the fire, if true,

i. 27
Sale, a property gained thereby when dishonest, iv. 125, how it

may bar the right of the owner, iv. 126, what markets it must be
made in

Salgazus, a sea-plant

i. 462
Salic law, several remarks on it

ii. 408
Salisbury, Robert earl of, his character

vi, 54, 56
Salt, a good compost, i. 392, 403, 445. Saltpetre, how to hasten

the breeding of it, i. 446, Salt in plants, i. 461, 462. Salt hath
a sympathy with blood, ii. 71, it is an healer, ibid. it riseth not in

ii. 35
Salt-water how freshened, or the salt imbibed, ii. 35. Salt-water

passed through earth becomes fresh, i. 245, four differences be-
tween the passing it in vessels and in pits, i. 245, 246. Salt-
water good to water some herbs, i. 471. Salt-water boiled be-
cometh more potable, ii. 35. Salt-water sooper dissolving salt
than fresh water, the cause, ii. 35, 36. Salt-water shineth in the
dashing, i. 370. Salt in its several disguises a composition of mer-
cury and sulphur.

i. 373
Sanctuaries qualified by the pope at the interposition of Henry VII.

v. 36

i. 517
Sand for making glass near mount Carmel •

i. 517
Sand for turning minerals into a glassy substance

üi. 202
Saodys, lord, bis confession relating to Essex's treason
Sanguis draconis, the tree that bears it

i. 460
Sanquar, a speech at his arraignment for having procured one to
murder Turner out of revenge

iv. 395
Sap assisted by leaving top-boughs in polling, i. 396. Sap of trees,

i. 465, the differing nature thereof in several trees

i. 290
Sapientia veterum quoted

i. 354
Satiety, or cloying in meats
Savage, Sir John, slain riding about the walls of Boloign

ii. 337
Savages, how treated
Saville, Sir Henry, some account of him, v. 328, and note 8, his
judgment of poets

ii. 437

iii, 57
Savoy, the state thereof considered
Saxony, duke of, how he surprises Dam in favour of Maximilian,

v. 83, takes Sluice
Scales growing to the teeth as hard as the teeth, i. 286, of fishes
that resemble rotten wood in their shining

i. 370

i. 479

ii. 37

ji. 467
Schism more scandalous than corruption of manners

iv. 385
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Schoolmen compared to the fictions of astronomy, ii. 293, 433, use-
ful, ii. 375, filter to guide penknives than swords jji. 508

iii. 437
Schools of learning to be cherished
Scipio Africanus, his declension

ii. 356

iv. 522
Scire facias, a writ, in what cases not to be awarded
Scissile and not Scissile .

ü. 19
Scoffing at holy matters one cause of atheism

ii. 291

vi, 151
Scotland, account of the parliament held there, in 1616
Scribonianus, his conspiracy against Claudius ·

ii. 450

i. 490
Scriptures are from God and contain his will, ii. 487, are not to
be altered

Scots, a commendation of their virtues, &c. iii. 298, &c. ought to be

esteemed denizens of England, iii. 272, 273, are infested by the
Guises, and relieved by queen Elizabeth

iii. 81, &c.
Sea clearer, the north wind blowing than the south, i. 473. Sea,

by the bubbles foreshews wind, ii. 6. Sea-water looketh black
moved, white resting, ii. 32, the cause, ibid. Seas shallow and
narrow break more than deep and large

ii. 34
Sea-fish put into fresh waters

i. 486
Sea-fights, of what consequence

ii. 329
Sea-hare, coming near the body, hurteth the lungs

ii. 71
Sea-plants, i. 436, why sea-sand produces no plants j. 437
Sea-sand a good compost, i. 445. Sea-sands produce no plant,

i. 437
Seal, great seal of England and Scotland to be one after the union,

iii. 276
Search, in what cases the constable has power to do so iv. 313
Seasons of plants

i. 438, 439, 440
Seasons of the year, observations on them by Hippocrates i. 384
Seats, or houses, ii. 4, 359, of justice set to sale, oppression,

ii. 394
Sebastian, king of Portugal, his expedition into Africa

ii. 474
Secret properties

ii. 77
Secrets not to be revealed in anger, why

ii. 288
Secrecy the virtue of a confessor, ii. 264, what necessary to it, ii.

265, the great importance of it to princes, ii. 302. Secrecy in
council, and celerity in execution, ii. 305, business tainted for
want of it

ii. 370, 371
Sectaries, their tenets inconsistent with monarchy, iii. 435, not to
bave countenance or connivance

ii. 48
Secundine, or caul .

i. 498
Seditions, ii. 283. Seditions and tumults are brother and sister,
ii. 284, the prognostics, materials, causes, and remedies of them,

ii.'285, et seq.
See of Rome, attempts to alienate the hearts of the people from the

iv. 388
Seeds steeped in several liquors hasten their growth, i. 391, 392,

Seeds in plants more strong than either leaf or root, i. 457, 468,
the cause, ibid. in some not, ibid. Seeds how to be chosen, i.
425, 470, plants growing without seed, i. 435, 436. Seeds, if
very old, make the plant degenerate.

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Sejanus, bis intimacy with Tiberius, ii. 316, the device to pull bim

ü. 344
Seipsum defendendo, an act done, why not always justifiable, iv. 36,
the punishment for killing a man in that act

iv. 83
Seizure, lessee is shewn to have no property in timber-trees from
thence :

iv. 221
Selden, Jobn, his letter to lord St. Alban

vi. 308
Seminaries, when they blossomed in their missions into England,

iii. 512
Sena loseth its windiness by decoction, i. 252, purges melancholy,

i. 263
Seneca's style, mortar without lime, ii. 449, his sentiment of despis-

ing death, ii. 256, says the good things of adversity are to be ad-
mired, ii. 262, greedy of executorships, ii. 340, a saying of his, iïi.
530, condemned

iii. 468
Seneca, the tragedian

ii. 341
Senses, their pleasures and displeasures, i. 484, their instruments

have a similitude with that which giveth the reflection of the ob-

. i. 347
Separation of several natures by straining, i. 245, 246, 247, of seve-

ral liquors by weight, i. 249, and of the same kind of liquors
thickened, i. 250, of metals

i. 525
Separation of the cruder parts prohibiteth putrefaction • i. 369
Separation of bodies by weight, i. 249, in liquors, i. 355, 356,
Separation of metals and minerals, ii. 200, consists of refining, ex-
tracting, and principiation.

Separation, the external points thereof, between England and Scot-
land, iii. 274, the internal points

iii. 277
Septimius Severus died in dispatch of business, ii. 256, bis excessive
fondness to his chief favourite, ii. 316, his character

ii. 355
Sequestrations, in what cases to be granted

iv. 514
Serjeants feast

v. 114
Serjeants at law, none to be made except such as are qualified to be
judges afterward

iii. 440
Serjeantry, tenures by, what they are, and how instituted iv. 105

ii. 350
Serpent, an observation on him

ii. 445

ii. 275
Servets used in Turkey

i. 488
Sessions to be held quarterly by the justices, with the method of

iv. 89
proceeding in them
Setting of wheat

i. 402

i. 408
Setting of trees higher or lower
Several fruits upon one tree

i. 419
Sexes in plants

i. 451
Sexviri, their office among the Athenians

iv. 368, 378
Sfortia, Ludovico, duke of Milan
Shade helpeth some plants

i. 402
Shadows why they seem ever to tremble

ii. 34
Shaking of the head compared to the shaking of a bottle ii. 129





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Shallows break more than deeps

ii. 34
Shame, i. 493, the inpressions thereof infectious

ii. 57
Shaw, Dr. bis tale at Paul's cross, v. 9, concerning the bastardy of
the children of Edward IV.

Shell-fish have no bones within, i. 504, have male and female gene-

ii. 33
Shene palace almost burnt down
Sheriff's tourne, its origin and jurisdiction, iv. 85, is called also Curia
franci plegii, ibid. made judges of the court for the county and
hundreds, iv. 86, called vicecomites, ibid. their office, ibid. iv. 317,
are bound to attend the judges in their county, by person or by

deputy, iv. 97, from whence they are so called . iv. 317
Sheriff's accounts how to be managed, iv. 145, their attendance in

the circuits of the judges iii. 440, ancienter than the conquest,
and of great consequence

iii. 441
Shifting for the better helpeth plants and living creatures

i. 401
Shining wood, many experiments about it.

i. 370
Shipping, or navy, the walls of England, iii. 450, all the necessary

materials of it our own produce, save sails and cordage ibid.
Shooting, good for the lungs and stomach.

ji. 374
Showers good for the fruit, i. 467, for some not, ibid. Night-
showers better than day-showers

Showers after a long drought cause sicknesses if they be gentle ;
if great not

ü. 2, 3
Shrewsbury, Gilbert earl of

vi. 107
Shrewsbury, lady, some account of her and her trial
Sbute, Mr. carries a message from Sir George Villiers to Sir Fran-
cis Bacon

vi. 88
Sibyls' books

ü. 246
Sicknesses of the summer and winter

i. 384
Sighing and yawning, the breath drawn in by both i. 475
Sight, the object thereof, quicker than of hearing, i. 328. Sigbt,

ii. 30, 31, 32, objects thereof cause great delights in the spirits,
but no great offence, why

Sigismund, prince of Transilvania, iii. 474, heads three provinces

which revolt in Turkey

iii. 304

i. 482
Silver more easily made than gold, i. 362, ii. 191, the Chinese intent

ii. 251
upon making it, 362, Silver halfpence
Silver, certificate touching the scarcity of it at the mint • iii. 383
Simcock, bis deposition

vi. 98
Simpel, Lambert, v. 20, his history in personating the 2d son of Ed-

ward IV. ibid. changes his scene, and personates Edward Planta-
genet, v. 22, afterward proclaimed at Dublin, v. 24, taken in the
battle near Newark, v. 33, consigned to an office in the king's

kitchen, ibid. preferred to be his falconer • v. 33, 103
Simon William, v. 20, never brought to trial or execution, v. 22,

taken at the battle of Stokefield, v. 33, no more heard of ibid.

• ï. 447
Simples, special for medicine, i. 478, such as have subtle parts with-

out acrimony, ibid. many creatures bred of putrefaction, are such,
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Simulation and dissimulation, ii. 263, a weak kind of policy, ibid. and

differ from judgment, ii. 263, 264, three degrees of it, ii. 264, its
advavtages, ii. 265, the case of dissembling knowledge

ii. 334
Sinews, why much affected with cold . .

i. 447
Single life, ihe causes of it, ii. 268, recommended to churehmen,
ibid. most charitable and yet most cruel

Singularities in several plants

i. 471, 472
Sinking of bodies, its cause

i. 515
Sitting healthful, wliy

i. 499
Six clerks, concerning the grant of their office

V. 497
Sixtus V. how the son of an illustrious house, ii. 423, a tale of his
reception in the other world

ii. 424
Skipwith, Henry, his cause in chancery recommended by the earl
of Buckingham

vi. 142
Skull, of one entire bone

i. 504
Slander, how to be punished

iv. 82
Sleep, a great pourisher, i. 270, 271. Sleep promotes sweat, and

stays other evacuations of the body, i. 489. Sleep, why hindered
by cold in the feet, i. 503, furthered by some kind of noises, ibid.
nourisheth in many beasts and birds, ibid. creatures that sleep all
winter, ii. 41. Sleeping plants

i. 454
Smells and odours, i. 386, best at some distance as well as sound,

why, ibid. best where the body is crushed, ibid. not so in flowers
crushed, ibid. best in flowers whose leaves smell not, ibid. Smells,
sweet, ii. 9, have all a corporeal substance, ii. 10, 11. Smells,
fetid, ii. 11. Smells of the jail very pernicious, ij. 49. Smells
that are most dangerous

ii. 50, 51
Smith, Sir Thomas, his case in Essex's treason

iii. 232
Sir Thomas Smith, sent ambassador to Russia

vi, 139
Smoke preserveth flesh

i. 370
Snake's-skin worn for health

ii. 68
Sneezing ceaseth hiccup, i. 476, why induced by looking against
the sun, ibid. caused by tickling the nose

i. 511
Snow, why colder than water

i. 279
Snow-water unwholesome, i. 388. Snows cause fruitfulness, whence,
i. 467, 471, puts forth plants and breeds worms, i. 436, 437, 482,

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i. 520
Snow, good to be applied to a mortified part, whence
Socage, tenures so called, what, and how instituted, iv. 105, &c.
reserved by the lord

iv. 106
Socotra, that island famous for the sanguis draconis

i. 460
Socrates, what he said of the oracle of Delphos, ii. 417, lus senti-

ments of the writings of Heraclitus, ibid. compared to the apo-
thecaries' pots containing precious drugs

ii. 443
Soft bodies, ii. 18, their cause, ibid. are of two sorts ibid.
Soldiers, want of provision for them, when disbanded, complained

iii. 69
Soles of the feet have a sympathy with the bead

i. 288
Solicitor and attorney general, &c. their consequence

iii. 440
Solid bodies sweating, foreshew rain.

Solitude, wbat the delight in it implies

ii. 314

ii. 338
Solomon's house modelled in the New Atlautis, ii. 80, 90, 209, in-


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