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435; to disseminate Christianity, ii. 440; on pirates, Welsh judges, ii. 379.
ii. 442; against Turks, ii. 438 ; on an invasive, ii. Wells on the sea-shore, ii. 7.
288 ; keeping fit men ready for, ü. 384; as to pro- Wens and corns, how removed, ii. 136.
viding against, ii. 384 ; to propagate Christianity, Wentworth, Sir John, charge against, for scandal,
ii. 439; on behalf of a party not justifiable, i. 38; ii. 307.
a just, the true exercise to a kingdom, i. 38; en West Indies, cannibals in the, ii. 10.
couragement of warriors greater among the ancients Weston, confession of, ii. 317.
than the moderns, i. 39.

Whelps, time they are in the womb, ii. 102.
War and peace, the crown invested with an absolute Whey, mixture of, with oil of vitriol, ii. 465.

power of making, ii. 197 ; petitions in Parliament Whispering, interior sound, ii. 34.
intermeddling with, receive small success, ii. 197 ; Whispering wall at Gloucester, ii. 30.
several precedents thereof, ii. 197, 198.

Whitehead's answer to Queen Elizabeth, i. 122.
Wars, not entered upon unless upon some at least Whitelock, Mr., pardoned, ü. 509; charge against,

specious ground, i. 38 ; vicissitudes in, i. 61; moved ii. 508.
from east to west, i. 61; arise from the breaking Whiteness, directions to produce it, i. 89; in snow or
of a great state, i. 61; foreign, neither just nor froth, how formed, i. 197.
fit, ii. 383; different sorts, ü. 383; no massacres, Wildfire, materials of, ii. 106.
but the highest trials of right between princes, ii

. Wilford, Ralph, personates the Earl of Warwick, i. 370.
242; nothing in them ought to be done against the Willy mott, Dr., specimen his translation of the
law of nations, ii. 242.

Latin edition of the Essays, i. 6.
War with Spain, notes of a speech on, ii. 199; con- Will of man, i. 218 ; produces actions, i. 206; obedient,
siderations touching, ii. 201.

and admits medicines to alter it, i. 105.
Ward, when a woman shall be out of, ii. 489. Winch, Sir Humphrey, ii. 477.
Wards and tenures, speech on, ii. 273.

Winchester, Bishop of, Lord Bacon's letter to, concern-
Wards, care of, by the king, ii. 276; directions for the ing his essays, i. 4.
masters of the, ii. 275.

Wind, the healthfulness of the southern, ii. 106 ;
Warren's, Sir W., conference with Tyrone, ii. 351. gathering of, for freshness, ii. 105; effect of, on
Warts, how removed, ii. 135.

plants, ii. 87; a perennial east wind within the tro-
Warbeck, see Perkin Warbeck.

pics, iii. 526; in Europe, east wind, why sharp and
Warwick, Earl of, see Plantagenet.

dry, and south-west humid, iii. 526.
Warham, Dr., his speech to the Archduke Philip, i. Wind furnace, its use in separating metals, ii. 460.

Winds, effect of, on men's bodies, ii. 57; inquisition
Washing, soft water best for, ii. 58.

concerning the winds, iii. 438; names of, iii. 440;
Waste, injunctions against, ii. 481; case of impeach- free, iii. 441; general, iii. 441; stayed or certain,
ment of, iii. 268.

iii. 442; customary or attending, iii. 443; the quali-
Water, salt, experiments on, ii. 7; oysters fattened by ties and powers of, iii. 444; local beginnings of, iii.

fresh, ii. 94 ; sea-fish put into fresh, ii. 94; into 447; accidental generations of, iii. 449; extraordi-
crystal, congealing, ii. 54 ; turns to crystal, ii. 463 ; nary winds and sudden blasts, iii. 449; helps to
in a glass, weight of, ii. 464; of Nilus sweet, original, iii. 450; the bounds of, iii. 452; succes-
ii. 103; aptness to corrupt or putrefy, ii

. 109; sions of, iii. 452 ; the motion of the, iii. 453; mo-
practice of getting fresh, in Barbary, ii. 7; stilli- tion of, in the sails of ships, iii. 455 ; motion of, in
cides of, ii. 10; sand better than earth for strain- other engines of man's invention, iii. 457; prognos.
ing, ii. 7; clarifying, ii. 8; dulcoration of salt, lics of, iii. 458; imitations of, iii. 461; movable
ii. 121; rising, loses its saltness sooner than by rules concerning, iii. 462; a human map, or opta-
falling in straining, ii. 7; turning into ice, ii. 10 tives, with such things as are next to them concern-
boiling of, to different heats, ii. 90; working of, ing, iii. 463.
upon air, contiguous, ii. 119; version of, into Windsor, the alms knights of, opinion of their institu-
air, ii. 21; version of air into, ii. 10; that it may tion, ii. 240.
be the medium of sounds, ii. 107; Methusalem, Wine, experiments touching the correcting of, ii.
use of, ii. 467; a great nourisher, ii. 86; Pinda- 250; separates from water, if strained through ivy.
rus's true parable, the best thing is water, ii. wood, ii. 7; spirits of, mixed with water, ii. 465;
234; goodness and choice of, ii. 58; Cæsar's help or hurt of, moderately used, ii. 98; for the
knowledge of digging for, ii. 7; theory of Thales, spirits, ii. 466; against adverse melancholy, i. 466.
that it is the prime element, discussed, i. 438. Wings of Icarus, ii. 335.
Water-cresses, friendly to life, ii. 53.

Winter, touching creatures who sleep all, ii. 123;
Waters, colour of different, ii. 120; metalline, ii. 21; effect on attractive properties of different bodies,
sounds in, ii. 33.

ii. 466.
Watery vapours, drawn by wool and cloves, ii. 20. Winters, prognostics of hard, ii. 99.
Wax, mixture of dissolved, ii. 465.

Wisdom and power, difference between, apparent in
Weapons, vicissitudes in, i. 61.

the creation, i. 174.
Weather-glass, contracting of air in the, ii. 10. Wisdom, an example of, i. 176; divine, i. 174; true
Weather, prognostics and signs of, ii. 89.

knowledge is, i. 174.
Wedlock hinders men from great designs, i. 16. Wisdom of the Ancients, i. 271, 285, 174; translation
Weeks, Jack, saying of his, i. 125.

of, by Sir A. Georges, i. 273; notice of, in Biogra-
Weight, experiment touching, ii. 106; separation of phia Britannica, i. 272.

liquids by, ii. 8; air and water, experiments made Wise, essay of seeming, i. 33; persons that do little
about, ii. 464 ; separation of bodies by, ii. 8; increase things very solemnly, i. 33; wise men ascribe their
of, in earth, ii. 100

virtues to fortune, i. 46; use studies, i. 55; make
Weights of bodies in water, uses to which the know- more opportunities than they find, i. 56.

ledge of, applied, ii. 463; in water, experiments on, Wit, impediments in, may be wrought out by fit stu-
ü. 463.

dies, i. 55; its better use, to make doubts clear, ii.

278; one of its uses to make clear things doubtful, Writ, of “ne exeat regnum,” ii. 484.
ii. 278.

Writs, of privilege, ii. 484; de rege inconsulto, ii. 514.
Wits sharpened by mathematics, i. 199.

what pass under Lord Chancellor's hand, ii. 484;
Witch, power of, afar off, ii. 131.

as to the return day of, ii. 484.
Witchcraft not punishable by death, ii. 291.

Writing, i. 212; makes an exact man, i. 55.
Wives, i. 16; cruel examples of wives of kings, Wyrthington, Edward, Sir F. Bacon's commendation
i. 27.

of him to be attorney-general for Ireland, ii. 191.
Womb, living creatures in the, ïi. 101; duration of
creatures in the, ii. 102.

XENOPHON, a great scholar and general, i. 164; an ex
Women, government by, ii. 442.

ample of military greatness and learning, i. 181; his
Wonder, effect of, ii. 96.

mode of feeding Persian children, ü. 53.
Wood, Thomas, his declaration, ii. 366.

Ximenes, Cardinal, saying of his, i. 110.
Wood, shining in the dark, ii. 451 ; as to its growing
hard, ii. 462.

YAwning, takes off the power of hearing, ii. 44; er.
Woodville, Lord, sails to Brittany, i. 329; slain in periment touching, ii. 90.
battle, i. 332.

Yelverton, Sir Henry, ii. 498; letter to, on a cause of,
Wool draweth watery vapour, ii. 20.

tithes, ii. 522; notes of a speech of lord chancellor
Woollen bag, liquor loseth its fatness if strained in the case of, ii. 525 ; his cause, sentence in, ii.
through, ii. 7.

526; to Lord Keeper Bacon, ii. 503.
Words, i. 232 ; when few best remembered, ii. 478; Year-books, suggestion for the reformation of, ii. 232.
vain, i. 169.

Yolk of eggs, very nourishing, ii. 15.
Works of God, show his omnipotency, but not his Young company, old men love, ii. 129.
image, i. 195.

Youth, the tongue and joints in, pliant and supple, i.
Works, miscellaneous, ii. 445; Bacon's account of his, 46; beauty makes a dissolute, i. 49; grains of,
ii. 436.

ži. 466.
Works of God and man, meditations on, i. 67. Youth and age, essay on, i. 48; difference of, iii, 511.
Worship of angels, i. 195.
Worship and belief, unity of, ii. 412.

Zelim's reason for shaving his beard, i. 120.
Wotton, Sir Henry, his saying of critics, i. 111. Zeno and Socrates, their controversies, i. 220.
Wounds, experiment touching, ii. 106; on the healing Zouch, Lord, his attainder, ii. 318.
of, ii. 89.

| Zutphen, ïi. 423.




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