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propter duritiem cordis, i. 47; its discommodities R. Cotton, ii. 515; letter to, upon Somerset's trial,
Vines, grafting of, upon vines, ii. 88; on making them
learning, i. 8; on the interpretation of nature, i. Vineyard, the arrest of the ship so named in Sardinia,
by the Spaniards, ii. 196.
Viol and lute, use of the perforations made in them,
Violets, what an infusion of good for, ii. 9.
ascribed to, ii. 222; of the Spaniard lieth in the eye Virginia and Summer Islands, ii. 285.
empire, i. 43; his Georgics, i. 219; his separation
sciences, i. 164; his opinion of causes and conquests
of all fears, i. 182.
a cause of much loss to them, ii. 202; confederacy i. 73.
multiplication rests upon well ordained societies, i.
46; overt virtues bring forth praise, but there are
secret virtues that bring forth fortune, i. 46; best
by the epicures bonum theatrale, i. 73; the answer
to that, i. 73.
Vitellius undone by a fame scattered by Mucianus,
ii. 92; experiments touching, ii. 91; when men Vitrification of earth, ii. 21.
Vitrification of metals, ii. 461, 462.
with moisture, ii. 81.
Voice, divine, above the light of nature, i. 329.
service in the Low Countries and of the battle of Volatility and fixation of metals, ii. 461, 462.
working compendiously, i. 195.
WAADE, lieutenant of the Tower, removed, ii. 324.
jurisdiction of, ii. 290 ; charges judicial upon the Wales, prince of, Henry, letter to, in 1612, with the
Walls, stone ones unwholesome, ii. 128.
Walsingham, Mr. Secretary, good intelligence received
in his time, ii. 215.
Wandering mind fixed by mathematics, i. 199.
i. 12; Mucianus's encouragement to him to take of poverty and consumption, ii. 201; requisites to a
religion are just, ii. 202; unjust offensive wars, evil
effects of, illustrated by the insidious surprisal of
Thebes by the Lacedæmonians, ii. 202, and by the
offensive war turned to a necessary defensive war, ,
becomes just, ii. 203; fear a sufficient ground of
advice to, in the station of prime minister, ii. 375; of it, ii. 203—205; a secret war is ever between
435; to disseminate Christianity, ii. 440; on pirates, Welsh judges, ii. 379.
Whelps, time they are in the womb, ii. 102.
power of making, ii. 197; petitions in Parliament Whispering, interior sound, ii. 34.
Whitehead's answer to Queen Elizabeth, i. 122.
specious ground, i, 38; vicissitudes in, i. 61; moved ii. 508.
Latin edition of the Essays, i. 6.
and admits medicines to alter it, i. 105.
Winch, Sir Humphrey, ii. 477.
Winchester, Bishop of, Lord Bacon's letter to, concern-
Wind, the healthfulness of the southern, ii. 106;
plants, ii. 87; a perennial east wind within the tro-
pics, ili. 526; in Europe, east wind, why sharp and
dry, and south-west humid, iii. 526.
Winds, effect of, on men's bodies, ii. 57; inquisition
concerning the winds, iii. 438; names of, iii. 440;
iii. 442 ; customary or attending, iii. 443; the quali-
fresh, ii. 94 ; sea-fish put into fresh, ii. 94; into 447; accidental generations of, iii. 449; extraordi-
Winter, touching creatures who sleep all, ii. 123;
Wisdom and power, difference between, apparent in
the creation, i. 174.
knowledge is, i. 174.
of, by Sir A. Georges, i. 273; notice of, in Biogra-
liquids by, ii. 8; air and water, experiments made Wise, essay of seeming, i. 33; persons that do little
virtues to fortune, i. 46; use studies, i. 55; make
ledge of, applied, ii. 463; in water, experiments on, Wit, impediments in, may be wrought out by fit stu-
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.
Writs, of privilege, ii. 484; de rege inconsulto, ii. 514;
what pass under Lord Chancellor's hand, ii. 484;
as to the return day of, ii. 484.
Writing, i. 212; makes an exact man, i. 55.
of him to be attorney-general for Ireland, ii. 191.
XENOPHON, a great scholar and general, i. 164; an ex-
ample of military greatness and learning, i. 181; his
mode of feeding Persian children, ii. 53.
Ximenes, Cardinal, saying of his, i. 110.
YAWNING, takes off the power of hearing, ii. 44; ex-
Yelverton, Sir Henry, ii. 498; letter to, on a cause of,
tithes, ii. 522; notes of a speech of lord chancellor
526; to Lord Keeper Bacon, ii, 503.
Yolk of eggs, very nourishing, ii. 15.
Youth, the tongue and joints in, pliant and supple, i.
ZELIM's reason for shaving his beard, i. 120.
Zutphen, ii. 423.