Imágenes de páginas

Poesy, a pleasure of imagination, i. 207; refers to the Praise of Elizabeth, discourses in, ii. 445.

imagination, i. 192 ; relates to the imagination, i. Praise of knowledge, i. 174; a rudiment both of the
187; is narrative, representative, and allusive, i. advancement of learning and of the Novum Orga-
192; no deficience in, i. 193 ; expresses the pas-

num, i. 7, 79.
sions and affections better than the works of philo- Praise, essay on, i. 56.
sophers, i. 193; heathen, considered, i. 193; divine, Praise of the king, i. 161.
considered, i. 193; springs up without formal seed, Prayers, by Bacon, ii. 405.
i. 193.

Preachers, mode of educating, ü. 417; evils of igno-
Poetry, Bacon's opinion of, i. 271.

rant, ii. 427.
Poets, allegory of the, as to knowledge, i. 164; make Preaching, observations on, ii. 419; ministry, ii. 427;

men witty, i. 55 ; their picture of fame, i. 62; a education for, ii. 427.
lightness in them to feign hope as a counter-poison Precepts, i. 236; vicious, i. 237; four, for health, ii.
of diseases, i. 69.

Poison, cantharides fly, ii. 318.

Precipitation of metals, ii. 461,462.
Poisons, mixing of, ii. 318.

Precedents, sometimes satisfy more than statutes, ii.
Poisoning, remarks on crime of, ii. 322.

179; importance of knowing, ii. 478.
Poisonous plants, ii. 84.

Precursors; or anticipations of the second philosophy,
Poland, state of during the time of Queen Elizabeth, iii. 521.
ii. 248.

Predictions of politicians, i. 206 ; of astronomers, i.
Pole, Michael de la, case of, ii. 527.

206 ; of physicians, i. 206; to be despised, for the
Policies of state, an impediment to knowledge, i. 95. spreading of them is mischievous, i. 43.
Policy, an order in the government of an estate, ii. Preface, by Lord Bacon, i. 285.
138; books of, i. 191.

Prefaces, great waste of time, i. 32; preoccupation of
Politicians, unlearned, refer all things to themselves, mind requires preface, i. 32; too many before the

i. 168; predictions of, i. 206 ; objections to learning matter is wearisome; none at all is blunt, i. 41.
by, i. 162; judged by events, i. 203; integrity of Preferment, upon what principle to be made; ii. 378 ;
learned, i. 168; their objections to learning answered, caution to be used in, ii. 379.
i. 164.

Prejudice and ignorance, ii. 415.
Political economy, ii. 385.

Prelates, their contests with their kings, i. 27.
Polycrates, his daughter's dream, i. 43.

Præmunire, ii. 489; cases of, ii. 164; punishment,
Polyphemus's courtesy, ii. 205.

trial, and proceedings in, ii. 165; for suits in the
Pomegranates, their use, ii. 467.

chancery, ii. 514.
Pompey, an answer of his, i. 114.

Prenotion and emblem, i. 212.
Pompeius Magnus, memorable speech of, i. 219; his Preparation, the first part of business, i. 32.
wisdom, i. 229, 234.

Preparation and suggestion, i. 209.
Pont-Charenton echo, ii. 41.

Prerogative, Sir E. Coke's letter concerning, ii. 507 ;
Poor, observations concerning their relief from hospi- defying of, ii. 508 ; danger to his majesty's, ii. 492 ;
tals, ii. 240.

turbulent bearing of Lord Coke concerning parts of
Pope of Rome, cartels of, ii. 389.

his majesty's, ii. 500; cases of the king's in Parlia-
Pope Clement, Charles V. treatment of, ii. 390.

ment, ii. 165; in war and peace, ii. 165; in matters
Popes, the most learned friars have ascended to be,

of money, ii. 166; of trade and traffic, ii. 166; in
i. 165.

the persons of his subjects, ii. 166; of the king
Popham's, the speaker, answer to Queen Elizabeth, revealed by law, ii. 294; the king's, what, ii. 478 ;
i. 111.

first part of the law, ii. 450.
Population, greatness too often ascribed to, ii

. 222; Prescripts in use, too compendious to attain their end,
more tokens of surcharge of people than of want i. 205.
and depopulation, ii. 253; true greatness consists Priest and minister, ii. 426.
essentially in, ii. 222.

Pressure, motion of bodies npon their, ii. 8.
Popularity, delight in, ii. 137.

Preserving ointments, ii. 466.
Porches of death, iii. 508.

Preservation of bodies, experiment on the, ii. 108.
Portugal, state of, in time of Queen Elizabeth, ii. 248. Pretors, Roman, their conduct, ii. 471.
Possibility, nature of, ii. 440.

Pride, impediment to knowledge, i. 95.
Postils of bis majesty in Earl Somerset's business and Primitive divination, i. 206.
charge, ii. 517.

Princes and governors, learned, advantages of, i. 164,
Post-meridian sleeps, ii. 16.

Post-nati of Scotland, argument respecting, ii. 166. Princes, advantages of learned, i. 166, 177; the most
Postures of the body, ii. 99.

learned are the best, i. 162 ; conjunction between
Pot-metal, ii. 459.

learned, and the happiness of their people, i. 177,
Poundage, hardship of, ii. 267.

Poverty of friars, Machiavel's observation on, i. 166. Prince of Wales, ii. 381.
Powder, the effect of the shot upon, ii. 8; as to sup- Prince Charles, dedication to, i. 314.
ply of, ii. 383; white, dangerous, ii. 27.

Principiation, or elements, ii. 460.
Powders and liquors, incorporation of, ii. 46. Priority of suit, as to granting an injunction upon
Powers, intellectual, discourse concerning, i. 104.

mere, ii. 472.
Power to do good, the lawful end of aspiring, i. 19; Private good, i. 221.
knowledge is, i. 182.

Privy council, how to form a, ii. 381.
Power and wisdom, difference between, apparent in Privilege, writs of, ii. 484.
the creation, i. 174.

Probus did himself hurt by a speech, i. 24.
Poynings, Sir Edward, sent to invest Sluice, i. 343; Proclamation, or king's entry, ii. 451 ; or king's style,

his commission to Ireland, i. 353; his memorable ii. 453.
law, i. 354,

Procedendo, when granted. ii. 480.

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Proctor, Stephen, certificate touching his projects re- Lord C. Bacon, to Marquis of Buckingham, ii. 525;
lating to the penal laws, ii. 236.

demeanour and carriage of, ii. 525; letter to the
Protit, contempt of, ii. 446.

king touching proceedings against, ii. 524 ; when
Professions, universities dedicated to, i. 185; supplied beheaded, ii. 524 ; his saying that the Spanish Ar-
from philosophy and universality, i. 185.

mada was driven away with squibs, ii. 200, 209.
Prometheus, or the state of man, i. 305.

Rain, scarcity of, in Egypt, ii. 103.
I'romotion of officers, ii. 383.

Rains and dews, how produced, ii. 10, 20.
Proofs, human, of advantage of learning, i. 302. Rainbow, sweetness of odour from the, ii. 112.
Properties, secret, ii. 136.

Rainsford, Sir John, his prayer to Queen Elizabeth to
Prophecies, punishable by imprisonment, ii. 292; es- set free the four evangelists, with the queen's an-
say on, i. 43.

swer, i. 107.
Propinquity, sympathy in, ii. 134.

Ramus, his rules, i. 215.
Proserpina, or the ethereal spirit of the earth, i. 311; Ratcliffe, Richard, his attainder, i. 318.
or spirit, i. 310; fable of, quoted, ii. 23.

Raveline, valour of the English at the, ii. 212.
Prosperity, minus puffed up by, soonest dejected by Rawley's life of Bacon, notice of his great fame abroad,
adversity, ii. 488.

i. 275.
Proteus, or matter, i. 297.

Rawley's dedication of New Atlantis, i. 255.
Proud men, all full of delays, ii. 195.

Reading makes a full man, i. 55.
Provision for clergy, ii. 429.

Reading on the statute of uses, iii. 295.
Providences, judgments, &c., history of, i. 192. Reason, philosophy relates to the, i. 187; its limits, i.
Psalms, translation of, ii. 431.

239; the key of arts, i. 207; governs the imagina-
Public good, i. 220.

tion, i. 206 ; preserved against melancholy by wine,
Pulp of fish more nourishing than their flesh, ii. 14. ii. 466.
Purgative astringents, ii. 468.

Rebellion, her majesty's directions thereupon judicial
Purge for opening the liver, ii. 466.

and sound, ii, 562; of Lord Lovel and the two Staf-
Purging, preparations before, ii. 18.

fords, i. 319.
Purging medicines, how they lose their virtue, ii. 9; Rebellions during Queen Elizabeth in England and
experiment on, ii. 13.

Ireland, ii. 285.
Purveyors, speech touching, ii. 266; abuses of, ii. 267. Receipts and finances, one of the internal points of
Purveyance due to the king, ii. 388.

separation with Scotland, ii. 146; considerations
Purification, of church, ii. 420.

touching them, ii. 148.
Pursuit, objects of, i. 227.

Receipts, for cooking capons, ïi. 15; medical, of Lord
Puteoli, court of Vulcan, ii. 106.

Bacon, ii. 469.
Putrefaction, most contagious before maturity, i. 175; Recipes for preserving health, ii. 468.

generation by, ii. 123; of water, ii. 109; touching Recognisance, as to filing, ii. 484.
the causes of, ii. 113; of bodies, prohibition of, ii

. Recreation, games of, i. 205.
104; creatures bred of, ii. 92 ; preventing of, ii. 51; Recusants, harbouring, punishable, ii. 290.
inducing and accelerating of, ii. 50.

Redargution, i. 210.
Pygmalion's frenzy an emblem of vain learning, i. 170. Reduction of metals, modes of, ii. 462.
Pythagoras, i. 198; a looker on, i. 222 ; philosophy Reference to masters, ii. 482.
of, ii. 124 ; his parable, i. 34; his speech to Cicero, Refining ore from dross, ii. 460.
i. 121.

Reform, ii. 415, 417; necessity for, ii. 421 ; of church,
Pyrrhus's teeth, undivided, ii. 101.

ii. 421; bishop: err in resisting, ii. 417.
Pyrrhus's answer to the congratulations for his victory Reformer, true spirit of, ii. 421.
over the Romans, i. 118.

Reformation of fees, ii. 278; of abuses, ii. 267.

Rege inconsulto, case of, ii. 513; writs of, ii. 514.
QUARRIES, query as to, ii. 463; experiment touching, Regimen of health, essay on, i. 39 ; of the body, i. 202.
ü. 116.

Registry of doubts, i. 200; uses of, i. 200.
Queen Elizabeth, incensed at the book of History of Register to keep copies of all orders, ii. 481.

Henry IV. dedicated to Essex, ii. 337 ; report of Registers, directions to, in drawing up decrees, ii. 482;
treasons meditated by Doctor Lopez against, ii. 216; to be sworn, ii. 481,
first copy of a discourse touching the safety of her Rejection of natures from the form of heat, iji. 384.
person, ii. 214 ; first fragments of a discourse touch- Religion, unity in, essay of, i. 12; pure religion, is to
ing intelligence and the safety of the queen's person, visit orphans and widows, i. 69; why religion should
ii. 214; her service in Ireland, considerations touch- protect knowledge, i. 83; many stops in its state to
ing, ii. 188; her message to the Earl of Essex, the course of invention, i. 99; the most sovereign
ii. 357.

medicine to alter the will, i. 105; impediment of the
Queen of Bohemia, letter to, i. 276.

heathen and superstition to knowledge, i. 95; of
Questions, legal, for the judges in Somerset's case, ii. the Turkish, i. 95; alteration of, by Elizabeth,

516; touching minerals, ii. 459 ; of Meverel, ii. 458; 245; advice upon, by whom, ii. 377; anabaptist, ü.
on religious war, 444.

314; propagation of the Mohammedan, ii. 314; de-
Quicksilver, nature and force of, ii. 12 ; its property of fensive wars for, are just, ii. 202; propositions for a

mixing with metals, ii. 459; metals swim upon, college for controversies in, ii. 241; its three decli-
ii. 104.

nations, i. 244; revealed, i. 239; advantage of phi-
Quiescence, seeming, i. 411.

losophy to, i. 176; necessary for the recovery of the
Quinces, how to keep them long, ii. 83.

hearts of the Irish people, ii. 189; toleration recom-

mended, ii. 189; opinion that time will facilitate re-
Rabelais's saying after receiving extreme unction, formation of, in Ireland, ii. 191; of Turks, i1. 438 ;
i. 110.

encouragement of, ii. 476.
Raleigh, Sir Walter, anecdotes of, apophthegm respect. Religion and philosophy prejudiced by being commixed

ing, i. 107, 109, 122, 123; letter concerning, from together, i. 195.


Religious censure, moralists', ii. 418.

Rome, practice of the church of, i.58; flourished must
Religious controversy, errors in, ii. 414; style of, under learned governors, i. 165; the perfection of
ii. 413.

government of, and learning contemporaneous, i. 166.
Religious war, questions in, ii. 444.

Roman emperors' titles, ii. 266.
Religious sects, effects of extirpating by violence set Roman law of homicide, ii, 297.
forth in the fable of Diomedes, i. 300.

Roman unguent, receipt for, ii. 469.
Remembrances of the king's declaration touching Lord Roman prætors, their conduct, ii. 471.

Coke, ii. 500; for the king, before his going into Romans, the most open of any state to receive strangers
Scotland, ii. 537.

into their body, i. 37; granted the jus civitatis to
Remedies against the sirens, i. 313.

families, cities, and sometimes nations, i. 37; always
Remains, physiological, ii. 455.

foremost to assist their confederates, i. 38; the only
Report of the Spanish grievances, ii. 193; of Lopez's states that were good commixtures, ii. 140; liberal
treason, ii. 194; order for confirmed, ii. 482.

of their naturalizations, ii. 140; which Machiavel
Reports, Coke's faults in, not his own, ii. 499; letter judged to be the cause of the growth of their em-

to the king touching a retractation by Lord Coke of pire, ii. 140; their four degrees of freedom and na.
some parts of his, ii. 498.

turalization, ii. 141, 170; their union with the La-
Reporters, advice to appoint sound lawyers to be, ii. tins, ii. 155; after the social war their naturalization

of the Latins, ii. 155; naturalization of the Latins
Reputation, essay on honour and, i. 57.

and the Gauls, and the reason for it, ii. 224; their
Requests, against the court of, ii. 514.

empire received no diminution in territory until
Residence of clergy, examination of, ii. 428.

Jovinianus, ii. 223; shortly afterwards it became a
Residents, non, evils of, ii. 428.

carcass for the birds of prey of the world, ii. 223 ;
Restless nature of things in themselves, ii. 108.

four of their kings lawgivers, ii. 234.
Respects, essay on, and ceremonies, i. 56.

Roory, Owny Mac, Chief of the Omoores in Leinster,
Restitution, i. 301; letter touching, ii. 462.

ii. 351.
Restorative drink, on, ii. 467.

Roots, more nourishing than leaves, ii. 14; of trees, ii.
Retreats, honourable, no ways inferior to brave charges, 86; three cubits deep, ii. 88.
ii. 208.

Roses, preparation of artificial for smell, ii. 466.
Retrenchment of delays in equity, ii. 471.

Rose-leaves, preserving of colour and smell of, ii. 55.
Revealed religion, i. 239.

Rose-water, virtue of, ii. 127.
Revenge, memorable defence of the, under Sir Richard Rubies, rock, are the exudations of stone, ii. 7.

Greenvil, when attacked by the Spanish fleet, ii. Rules for a chancellor, ii. 471.
210; essay of, i. 14.

Rules and maxims of the common laws, iii. 219.
Revenue, grants of, ii. 473.

Rust, turning metals to, ii. 460, 461.
Revenues of the crown must be preserved, ii. 388. Rustics, why Pan the god of, i. 291.
Revolt, the laws as to, ii. 364.

Rutland, examination of Roger, Earl of, ii. 371.
Revocation of uses, case of, iii. 280.
Reward, amplitude of, encourages labour, i. 184. SABBATII, the, i. 175.
Rhetoric, i. 215; too early taught in universities, i. Sabines, their mixture with the Romans, ii. 140.

186; tropes of, i. 180; imaginative reason the sub- Sabinian, the successor of Gregory, persecuted his
ject of, i. 207; compared by Plato to cookery, i. memory for his injustice to heathen antiquity, i.
216; its sophisms, i. 217.

Rheum, breakfast a preservative against, ii. 466.

Sacrifice. No sacrifice without salt, a positive precept
Rhubarb, its property, ii. 14; contrary operations of, of the old law, ii. 239 ; its moral, ii. 239.
ii. 9.

Saffron, the preparing of, ii. 466; a few grains will
Richard III., enormities committed by, i. 314.

tincture a tun of water, i. 89.
Richardson's, Mr. Serjeant, excuse for the place of Saffron flowers, distilled, good for, ii. 128.

speaker not accepted by the king, ii. 284; his rea- Saggi Morali, the Italian title of the essays, i. 5.
sons for refusing the excuse, ii. 284.

Salamander, touching the, ii. 118.
Riches, essay on, i. 42 ; the poet's saying of, i. 73; Salique law, saying respecting, i. 117.

Mr. Bettenham's opinion of, i. 121; when treasure Salisbury, Owen, notorious robber, ii. 336.
adds greatness to a state, ii. 226; excess of, makes Sal, as to its separation from metal, ii. 460.
men slothful and effeminate, ii. 227; greatness too Salt, history of, iii. 466.
often ascribed to, ii. 222, 226 ; the great monarchies Salt of lead, or sulphur, mixing of, ii. 460.
had their foundations in poverty, as Persia, Sparta, Salt water, experiments on, ii. 7; dulcoration of, ii.
Macedonia, Rome, Turkey, ii. 157, 226.

Rice should be cultivated in new plantations, i. 41. Samuel sought David in the field, i. 208.
Right side, experiment touching the, ii. 121.

Sanctuary, the privileges of, i. 326.
Rimenant, repulse of the Spaniards under Don John Sand, of the nature of glass, ii. 105; better than earth

of Austria, by the states-general, chiefly by the for straining water, ii. 7; liquor leaveth its saltness
English and Scotch troops under Colonels Norris if strained through, ii. 7; differences between earth
and Stuart, ii. 207.

and, i. 7.
Riot at Essex House, ii. 357.

Sandys, Lord William, confession of, ii. 371; his opi-
Ripening of drink before time, ii. 89.

nion of Sapientia Veterum, i. 272.
Rivers, navigable, great help to trade, ii. 387.

San, Josepho, invades Ireland with Spanish forces in
Robe of mercy, the white, ii, 319.

1580, ii. 260.
Roberts, Jack, his answer to his tailor, i. 109; his Sanquhar, Lord, charge against, on his arraignment, ii.
saying respecting a marriage, i. 114.

Rock rubies, the exudation of stone, ii. 7.

Sap of trees, ii. 87.
Rolls, decrees drawn at the, ii. 482 ; examination of Sapientia Veterum, opinions upon, by Sandys and
court, ii. 484.

Tenison, i. 272.

Sarah's laughter an image of natural reason, i. 239. Scylla and Icarus, or the middle way, i. 309.
Satiety, meats that induce, ii. 46.

Sea, lord admiral's right of determining as to acts com-
Saturn, i. 296; ii. 579.

mitted on the high, ii. 502; the commandment of
Savil's, Mr., opinion respecting poets, i. 111,

it one of the points of true greatness in a state, ii.
Savil, Sir Henry, letter to, i. 104 ; answer to Coranus, 223; different clearness of the, ii. 90; importance
i. 117.

of the mastery of it, i. 38; great effects of battles
Savoy, state of during the time of Queen Elizabeth, by, i. 38; ebb and flow of, iii. 523; motions of, are
ii. 248.

only five, iii. 523; the great six-hours diurnal mo-
Savages, the proper conduct towards them in planta- tion principally treated, iii. 523; motions of cur-
tions, i. 41.

rents do not contradict the notion of a natural and
Saviour's (our) first show of his power, i. 176.

catholic motion of the sea, iii. 523; grand diurnal
Scale, nature of notes of, ii. 25.

motion not one of elevation or depression, iii. 524;
Scaling ladder of the intellect, iii. 519.

elevated all over the world at equinoxes, and at the
Scaliger's sixth sense, ii. 91.

new and full moon, iii. 524; objections to the opi-
Scammony, strong medicine, ii. 9.

nion that the diurnal motion is a progressive one,
Scandal, charge against Sir J. Wentworth for, ii. from the fact that in some places wells have simul-

taneous motions with the sea, and from the fact that
Scarlet, touching the dye of, ii. 122.

waters are raised and depressed simultaneously on
Scent of dogs almost a sense by itself, ii. 92.

the shore of Europe and Florida, considered, iii.
Schoolmcn. Cymini sectores, i. 55; the origin of 524, 525; ebb and flow of, from what cause it

their cobwebs, i. 70; incorporated Aristotle's philo- arises, iii. 525 ; whence arises the reciprocal action
sophy into the Christian religion, i. 97; saying of tides once in six hours, iii. 528; explanation of
of them by the bishops at the council at Trent, i. the difference of tides connected with the moon's

motion, iii. 529.
Schools, too many grammar, ii. 241.

Sea-fish put in fresh waters, ii. 94.
Science, authors in, ought to be consuls, and not Sea-shore, wells on, ii. 7.

dictators, i. 172; error of over-early reducing into Sea-weed, ii. 76.
methods and arts, i. 173; badges of false, i. 170; Sea or other water, colour of, ii. 120.
the strength of, is in the union of its parts, i. Seas, rolling and breaking of the, ii. 121.

Seals, one of the external points of separation with
Sciences, want of invention in professors of, i. 174; Scotland, ii. 144.

errors in the formation of, i. 173; confederacy of, Seasons, pestilential, ii. 57 ; prognostics of pestilential,
with the imagination, i. 172; imaginary, i. 199;

ii. 91.
growth of, checked by dedication of colleges to pro- Secrecy, a great means of obtaining suits, i. 54.
fessions, i. 185.

Secret properties, ii. 136.
Sciences and arts, invention in, deficient, i. 207. Sects, the greatest vicissitude, i. 39; the two properties
Scientific efforts, on the combination and succession of new sects to supplant authority, to give license
of, ii. 557.

to pleasures, i. 61; the three plantations, i. 61; di-
Scipio Africanus, Livy's saying of him, i. 48, versities of, i. 200; religious, effect of extirpating
Scire facias, when awarded, ii. 484.

by violence, i. 300.
Scotchmen, the statute for voiding them out of Eng. Sedition and troubles, essay of, i. 22.

land, i. 343; speech on the naturalization of, ii. Seed, what age is best, ii. 88; producing perfect

plants without, ii. 76.
Scotch skinck, how made, ii. 14.

Seeds, most, leave their husks, ii. 86.
Scotland, its state during Queen Elizabeth, ii. 248; Self, essay of wisdom for a man's self, i. 31.

as to union with, ii. 383; truce with, i. 326; Perkin Self-love maketh men unprofitable like the narcissus,
Warbeck's reception in, i. 356; king of, ravages i. 288.
Northumberland, i. 358; preparations for a war Self-revelation, i. 234.
with, i. 361; peace with, i. 364; suggestion of Selden, John, to Lord Viscount St. Alban, ii. 530.
courts for the borders of, ii. 143; the points wherein Senators, advantages of learned, i. 177.
the nations were united, ii. 143; external points Seneca, i. 210, 219; ii. 435; Nero's opinion of his
of separation with, ii. 144; internal points of sepa- style, i. 111; his saying of Cæsar, i. 115; his saying
ration with, ii. 146; commissioner's certificate of of death, i. 12; on prosperity and adversity, i. 14;
union with, ii. 149; argument respecting the post- his prophecy of America, i. 43; why his fame lasts,
nati of, ii. 166; discourse of the happy union with, i. 57; his saying on anger, i. 59; his description of
ii. 138 ; considerations touching the union Eng. Cæsar, ii. 234; government of Rome by, i. 165.
land and, ii. 143.

Senna, how windiness taken from, ii. 10.
Scotland and England, union of, ii. 452, 454. Sense, Scaliger's sixth, ii. 91; imagination imitating
Scotus, his answer to Charles the Bald, i. 114.

the force of the, ii. 107.
Scribonianus, answer of his freedman to the freedman Senses, reporters to the mind, i. 162; greatest of the
of Claudius, i. 112.

pleasures of the, ü. 91; spiritual species which af.
Scripture, no deficiency in, i. 244; interpretation of, fect the, ii. 128.

methodical and solute, i. 241; interpretation of, i. Sentences, collection of, out of the Mimi of Publius, i

127, 128; out of some of Lord Bacon's writings, ::
Scriptures exhort us to study the omnipotency of 129-131,

God, i. 176; meditations on, i. 71; do not restrain Sentient bodies, harmony of, with insentient, i. 412.
science, i. 82, 98 ; honour the name of the invent- Sequela chartarum, i. 100.
ors of music and works in metal, i. 98.

Sequestration, where granted, i. 481; of specific
Scylla, fable of, an image of contentious learning, i. lands, ii. 481.

171; the fiction of an emblem of the present phi- Separation of bodies by weight, ii. 8; of metals
losophy, i. 87.

minerals, ii. 460.

Sepulchre, flies get durable in amber, ii. 24.

Small, trivial things, the consideration of not below
Serjeants, care in making, ii. 379.

the dignity of the human mind, ii. 559.
Sermones fideles, the title of the Latin edition of the Smell, preparations of artificial roses for, ii. 466.
Essays, i. 5.

Smells, touching sweet, ii. 112; corporeal substance
Serpent, meditations on the wisdom of, i. 67.

of, ii. 112; experiment touching, ii. 58.
Severus, his death, i, 12; his friendship for Plantianus, Smith, Sir T., his accusation, ii. 341.

i. 34 ; his character, i. 48 ; saying of him, i. 113; Snakes have venomous teeth, ii. 101.
Rome governed by, i. 165.

Sneezing, experiment touching, ii. 90; Guinea pepper
Seven wise men of Grecce, anecdotes of them, i.

causes, ii. 127.

Snow, dissolves fastest upon the sea-coast, i. 102; se-
Sewers, suit for the commission of, ii. 485.

cret warmth of, ii. 92.
Sexes, different in plants, ii. 81.

Snows, effect of lying long, ii. 87.
Sextus V., Pope, character of, ii. 212.

Soccage, heir in, when he may reject the guardian ap-
Sextus Quintus, a learned pope, who excelled in go- pointed by law, ii. 189.
vernment, i. 165.

Society, aversion to, is like a savage beast, i. 33; na-
Shadows, experiment touching, ii. 121.

ture of, an impediment to knowledge, i. 95.
Shame causeth blushing, ii. 96.

Socrates, i. 188, 208, 210; excellent, though deformed,
Shaw, specimen of his translation of the Latin edition i. 49; full of ostentation, i. 57; his saying when
of the Essays, i. 6.

pronounced by the oracle the wisest man of Greece,
Shell, experiment touching the casting of, in some i. 120; his opinion of Heraclitus the obscure, i. 120 ;
creatures, ii. 98.

Cicero's complaint against, for separating philosophy
Shellfish, touching, ii. 120.

and rhetoric, i. 201 ; Hippias's dispute with, on bis
Sheen Palace, burning of, i. 368.

sordid instances, i. 188; the accusation against,
Sheep, Cato's saying of, ii. 270; nature of, ii. 102. was under the basest of tyrants, i. 166 ; his ironical
Sheriffs of counties, choice of, ii. 379; their attendance doubting to be avoided, i. 174; Anytus's accusation

upon the judges a civility, and of use, ii. 379. against, i. 164; Plato's comparison of, to gallipota,
Shipbuilding, art of, in England, ii. 383.

i. 168.
Shot, the effect of, on powder, ii. 8.

Soils, different for different trees, ii. 87; some put
Showers, when they do good, ii. 87.

forth odorate herbs, ii. 128.
Sextus Quintus, feigned tale of, i. 112.

Soisson, Count, apophthegm of, i. 107.
Sibylla, burning two, doubled the price of the other Soldiers, the fitness of every subject to make a soldier,
book, i. 77.

a point of true greatness in a state, ii. 223.
Sickness, Dr. Johnson's opinion of the three things Sole government of bishops, error of, ii. 423.
material in, i. 122.

Solitude, saying respecting delight in, i. 33; magna
Sicknesses, winter and summer, ii. 57.

civitas, magna solitudo, i. 33; a miserable solitude
Sight, experiment touching the, ii. 119; cause of dim- to want true friends, i. 33.
ness in the, ii. 91.

Solomon, said to have written a natural history, i. 82 ;
Sigismond, Prince of Transylvania, the revolt, from natural history by, ii. 74; bis saying respecting

the Turks of Transylvania, Wallachia, and Molda- business, i. 56; his praising a just man losing his
via under, ii. 156.

cause, i. 58 ; his novelty, i. 60; his parables, iii. 222 ;
Silk, a likely commodity in new plantations, i. 41. his observations on the mind of man, i. 16%; an
Silver, weight of in water, ii. 464 ; and tin, mixture example of wisdom, i. 176; humility of, i. 176.

of, ii. 456 ; making, ii. 457; incorporates with cop- Solomon's house, plan to erect one, as modelled in the
per, ii. 459; exportation of, ii. 283.

New Atlantis, ii. 463.
Simon, the priest, imprisoned for life, i. 325.

Solon, his answer as to the best laws, i. 167; answers
Simnell, personates Edward Plantagenet, i. 320; is of his, i. 113, 118, 120, 125; his speech to Cresus,

taken to Ireland, i. 321; his entry into Dublin as i. 37; his laws spoken of in grammar-schools, ii.
Edward VI., i. 321 ; crowned in Dublin, i. 323; 231, 234; had a spirit of reviver, though often op-
taken prisoner in Newark, i. 325; made a scullion pressed, often restored, ii. 234; his answer to Cra
in the king's kitchen, i. 325.

sus's showing his riches, ii. 157, 225.
Simonides's reply when asked what he thought of Solution of metals, qualities of metals should be as-
God, i. 120.

certained, ii. 460.
Simulation and dissimulation, essay of, i. 14.

Somerset, heads of the charge against Robert, Earl of,
Single life, marriage and, essay of, i. 16.

ii. 516; respecting Sir Francis Bacon's manage-
Sirens, or pleasures, i. 312.

ment in the case of his arraignment, ii. 516; letter
Sister of giants, or fame, i. 294.

to the king about, ii. 326; letter from Sir T. Over-
Situation, a fit situation necessary for the greatness of bury, ii. 509; charge against, ii. 321 ; his case,

a state, ii. 222, 228; excellent situation of Egypt, questions for the judges in, ii. 516; questions for
ii. 228; of Babylon, although the sovereignties the king's council in, ii. 516; his business and
alter, the seat of the monarch remains there, ii. charge, with his majesty's apostyles, ii, 517; his
228; Alexander the Great chose Babylon for his examination, letter to the king about, ii. 331.
seat, ii. 228; of Persia, ii. 229; of Constantinople, Somerset, Frances, Countess of, charge against, ii.
ii. 229.

315; charge against, for poisoning Sir T. Overbu-
Skin, experiments touching the casting of the, ii. 98.
Skins, Chinese paint their, ii. 99.

Soothsayer, Egyptian, worked upon Antonius's mind,
Skull, experiment touching, ii. 101.

ii. 129.
Sleep, experiment touching, ii. 100; cold preventeth, Sorrel, nature of, ii. 88.

ii. 100; great nourishment to vodies, ii. 100; some Soul, nature of the, i. 205; knowledge of, appendices
noises help, ii. 100; nourishment of, ii. 16.

to, i. 206.
Sleep all winter, touching creatures that, ii. 123. Sound, carried farther on water than land, ii. 36 ;
Sleeps, post-meridian, ii. 16.

reasons for inquiring into the theory of, iii. 535; of
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