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the understanding, i. 34; a friend's liberty the best
remedy against flattery, i. 35; the last fruit of, is aid,
i. 35; many things which a man cannot do himself
may be done by a friend, i. 35; Essay on Followers
and Friends, i. 53; little friendship in the world,
and that between superior and inferior, i. 54.
Friendships, bond of counsel in, i. 168.
Frosberg, the German, his threats, ii. 390.
Fruits, some, sweet before ripe, ii. 85; and plants,
curiosities about, ii. 70; maturation of, ii. 48; how
to keep, ii. 83; melioration of, ii. 62; experiment
touching compound, ii. 66; exossation of, ii. 117;
dulcoration of, ii. 118; operation of time upon,
Fruitful, upon making vines more, ii. 13.
Fruitfulness of soil, greatness too often ascribed to,
Fuel, cheap experiment touching, ii. 105; that con-
sumeth little, ii. 104.
Globe, intellectual description of, ii. 573.
Globes, appearance of, at a distance, ii. 121.
Glorious men, their character, i. 57.
Glory, essay on vain, i. 57; the spur of virtue, i. 73.
Glowworm, experiment touching the, ii. 95.
God, the sparkle of our creation light, whereby men
acknowledge a Deity still burns within atheists, i.
70; the will of God revealed by the Scriptures and
by the creatures, i. 71; is only self-like, i. 82; all
knowledge, especially natural philosophy, tends to
magnify his glory, i. 98.
Godfrey's case, ii. 528, 530.
Gold, making of, ii. 457; most flexible and tensible,
heaviest and closest of metals, ii. 50; experiment on
making of, ii. 49; will incorporate with silver and
other metals, ii. 459; the nature of, ii. 50; will not
incorporate with iron, ii. 459; melteth easily, ii. 108.
Gold and silver, disproportion in price of, ii. 282.
Good, active, i. 221; passive, i. 221.
Good, colours of good and evil, i. 72.
Goodwin, Sir Francis, ii. 266.
Fuentes, Count de, Andrada sent over to him, by
Lopez, about a reward for poisoning Queen Eliza-Goodness and goodness of nature, essay of, i. 21.
beth, ii. 218; sends for Tinoco, to confer with An-
drada, and to pass to Lopez and to Ferrera, ii. 218.
Fulgentio, Father, Lord Bacon's letter to, with some
account of his writings, i. 5.
Furnace, wind, to separate the metal, ii. 460.
GABATO, Sebastian, his voyage to America, i. 368.
Galba, his death, i. 12; Tacitus's saying of him, i. 20;
undid himself by a speech, i. 21.
Galen, i. 198; full of ostentation, i. 57.
Galletyle, ii. 457.
Goose's liver a delicacy among the Romans, ii. 14.
Gorge, Sir Ferdinando, confession of, ii. 367; second
confession of, ii. 367.
Government of bishops, ii. 423.
Government of bishops sole enemy, ii. 423.
Government, civil, the temper of it, to keep subjects in
good heart, and not as servile vassals, a point of true
greatness in the state, ii. 223.
Government of the church, i. 243.
Games, Olympian, i. 205; of recreation, i. 205; of Government, i. 228, 238; where deficient, i. 238; its
Prometheus, i. 308.
Gardens, when profitable, ii. 384; essay on, i. 51; the
purest of pleasures, i. 51; plan of for all months, i.
51; royal, ought not to be under thirty acres, i. 51;
apt division for them, i. 51.
Gardiner's, Bishop, saying that he would be a bishop
one hundred years after his death, ii. 230; saying
of the Protestants, i. 108.
Gardiner, Sir Robert, praise of, ii. 477.
Garlic, preparation of, ii. 466.
Garrisons on the borders of Scotland, suggestions as to
the removal of, ii. 143.
Gaunt, retreat of, ii. 208.
Gellius, A., his saying of those who are constantly
making distinctions, i. 33.
Generalities, empty and barren, i. 215.
Generation of living creatures in the womb, ii. 101.
Generation by copulation, ii. 123.
Generations, history of, or nature at large, five divisions
of, ii. 574.
Germination, experiments touching the acceleration of,
ii. 60; retardation of, ii. 61.
Germany, state of during the time of Queen Elizabeth,
Ghent, ii. 451.
Giddiness, causes of, ii. 99.
Gilbert, Earl of Shrewsbury, ii. 316.
Gilbert, his theory of a "vacuum coacervatum," i. 417.
Gilbertus, his theory that stars are solid bodies in
vacuo except surrounded by an atmosphere, ii. 578;
his observations that heavy bodies carried a distance
from the earth, are gradually divested of their motion
towards bodies beneath, ir. 586.
Glass, rusted by women looking upon it, ii. 127; ex-
periments on, ii. 457; materials of, ii. 104; sand of
the nature of, ii. 105; as to metals incorporating
with, ii. 459.
Glasses, musical, ii. 8, 33; for burning powder, ii. 27.
four pillars, religion, justice, counsel, and treasure,
i. 22; nourish virtues grown, but do not much mend
the seed, i. 46; observations on, ii. 443; by the
weak unnatural, ii. 443; of Turks, ii. 438; of wo-
men, ii. 443.
Governments have excelled under learned governors,
i. 165; the best like the best crystals, ii. 476.
Governors, advantage of learned, i. 177; dignity of
depends on the dignity of the governed, i. 182.
Gout, receipt for the, ii. 469; breakfast a preservative
against, ii. 466; cure for the, ii. 17.
Gradations, fine, alternate into distinct transists by na-
ture, ii. 579; Sun masculæ in a germ of starry
matter, ii. 579; Jupiter, satellites of, ii. 579.
Græcia, the best princes of were the most learned, i
Grafting vines upon vines, ii. 88.
Grafting plants, ii. 62, 64.
Grafting trees, ii. 464.
Grains of youth, ii. 466.
Grammar, its uses, i. 213.
Grants against law, ii. 473.
Grants, staying of at the great seal, ii. 473.
Granson, battle of, ii. 157, 226.
Grapes, how to keep, ii. 86.
Graveling, Spanish Armada beaten at, ii. 209.
Gravity, experiment touching, ii. 12; history of the
expansion and conjunction of in the same body, ii.
Gray, Lord, Spaniards defeated in Ireland by, ii. 206;
takes Fort del Or, ii. 207.
Grem treasons, i. 293.
Greame, Sir Richard, his cornet the only Englishmat.
killed at the battle of Kinsale, ii. 212.
Great Instauration of Lord Bacon, iii. 329.
Greatness, of a state requires a fit situation, ii. 222,
228; consists in population and breed of men, ii.
222; in the valour of the people, ii. 222; that every
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.
tirenada, 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,
Guinea-pepper, causes sneezing, ii. 127.
Guise, Duke of, saying concerning, ii. 334; Duke of,
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,
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, u. 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,
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,
Hayward's, Dr., History of the Deposing of Richard
II., Bacon's answer to Queen Elizabeth thereon, i.
Health, 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, i.
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,
Honours among the Romans, human, heroical, and
divine, i. 177.
Hope, the portion of great men, i. 180; meditations on
earthly, i. 68.
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,
House of Commons, power of, ii. 380.
House of Feers, 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,
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.
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.
Homonymiæ, 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,
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,
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,
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,
Interrogatories, when allowed, ii. 483.
Invasive war, ii. 283.
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.
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,
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. 98; Charles's, King of Swe-
den, conduct toward them, 112; principle of pu
nishment of, ii. 291.
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 Caesar, an instance of excellence in arms and
learning, i. 164; forsook eloquence for the wars,
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,
Jury of the verge, directions to, ii. 290.
Justice, commutative and distributive, coincidence be-
tween, and arithmetical and geometrical proportion,
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
the 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,
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
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.
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