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of the glow-worm....

95 of water, that it may be the medium of

Of the impressions upon the body from seve-

sounds ...

ral passions of the mind....

95 Of the flight of the spirits upon odious ob-

of drunkenness...

97 jects

107

of the hurt or help of wine, taken moderately 98 Of the super-reflection of echoes....... 107

Of caterpillars ......

98 Of the force of the imagination imitating that

of the flies cantharides

98

the senses.......

107

Of lassitude ...

98 Of preservation of bodies .....

108

Of casting of the skin, and shell, in some Of the growth or multiplying of metals .... 108

creatures.....

Of the drowning the more base metal in the

Of the postures of the body....

99 more precious ....

108

of pestilential years

99

Of fixation of bodies ......

108

Of some prognostics of hard winters

99 Of the restless nature of things in themselves,

Of certain medicines that condense and rarely

and their desire to change ...

108

the spirits ......

99

Of paintings of the body ...

99 CENTURY IX.

or the use of bathing and anointing. 99 of perception in bodies insensible, tending to

Of chambletting of paper.......

100 natural divination or subtile trials ....... 109

Of cuttle ink ......

100 Of the nature of appetite in the stomach ..

Of earth increasing in weight

100 Of sweetness of odour from the rainbow ... 112

Of sleep.......

..... 100 Of sweet smells .......

112

Of teeth and hard substances in the bodies Of the corporeal substance of smells...... 112

of living creatures

100 Of fetid and fragrant odours .....

112

Of the generation, and bearing of living of the causes of putrefaction...

113

creatures in the womb ......

101

Of bodies imperfectly mixed ..

113

Of species visible.......

102 Of concoction and crudity ...

113

of impulsion and percussion

103 Of alterations, which may be called.majors . 114

Or titillation .....

103

Of bodies liquefiable, and not liquefiable.... 114

Of scarcity of rain in Egypt

103 Of bodies fragile and tough.......

114

Of clarification....

103 Of the two kinds of pneumaticals in bodies . 115

Of plants without leaves ..

103 Of concretion and dissolution of bodies..... 115

Of the materials of glass

104 Of bodies hard and soft .....

115

Of prohibition of putrefaction, and the long

Of ductile and tensile......

115

conservation of bodies ...

..... 104 Of several passions of matter, and characters

Of abundance of nitre in certain sea-shores. 104 of bodies.....

115

Of bodies borne up by water ...

104 Of induration by sympathy

116

Of fuel consuming little or nothing

104 Of honey and sugar ...

116

Of cheap fuel........

105 Of the finer sort of base metals..... 116

Of gathering of wind for freshness

105 Of certain cements and quarries .... 117

Of trials of air .....

105 Of the altering of colours in hairs and feathers 116

of increasing milk in milch beasts

105 Of the difference of living crealures, male and

Of sand of the nature of glass..

105

female.......

Of the growth of coral......

105 Of the comparative magnitude of living

Of the gathering of manna

105

creatures.....

... 117

of the correcting of wines ....

106 Of producing fruit without core or stone ... 117

of bitumen, one of the materials of wild-fire 106 Of the melioration of tobacco

117

of plaster growing as hard as marble...... 106 Of several heats working the same effects .. 118

Of the cure of ulcers and hurts...... 106 Of swelling and dilatation in boiling ....... 118

Of the healthfulness or unhealthfulness of Of the dulcoration of fruits

118

southern wind ......

..... 106

Of flesh edible and not edible

118

Of wounds made with brass, and with iron. 106 Of the salamander.......

118

Of mortification by cold...

106 Of the contrary operations of time on fruits

Of weight ......

106 and liquors...

119

Of supernatation of bodies......

107 Of blows and bruises

119

of the flying of unequal bodies in the air .. 107 of the orrice root

119

... 117

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Of the compression of liquors

119 Considerations touching the queen's service

Of the nature of air...

in Ireland .....

188

Of the working of water upon air contiguous 119 Letters to Sir Geo. Villiers

190

Of the eyes and sight......

119

TRACTS RELATING TO SPAIN.

Of the colour of the sea or other water 120

Of shell-fish .......

193

120

Report of the Spanish grievances ...,

Of the right side and the left

121

Notes of a speech concerning a war with

Of frictions.....,

121

Spain ......

..... 199

Considerations touching a war with Spain. 201

Of globes appearing flat at distance... 121

Miscellaneous tracts ....

214

Of shadows ......

121

216

Of the rolling and breaking of the seas.

Report of Lopez's treason ......

121

Of the dulcoration of salt-water ...

121

TRACTS RELATING TO ENGLAND.

Of the return of saltness in pits upon the sea-

shore .......

121

Of the true greatness of Britain ........... 222

Of attraction by similitude of substance .... 121

Proposition touching the amendment of the

laws

229

Of attraction ..

121

Of heat under earth

233

Offer of digest of the laws..

122

Of flying in the air..

Certificate touching the penal laws........ 236

122

239

Of the scarlet dye..

Advice touching the charter-house

122

Observations on a libel......

242

Of maleficiating....

122

Of the rise of water by means of flame ..... 122 SPEECHES.

of the influences of the moon..

122

Touching purveyors..

266

Of vinegar ...

123

About undertakers .

269

Of creatures that sleep all winter.......... 123

To the king upon the grievances of the Com-

Of the generating of creatures by copulation,

mons .....

272

and by putrefaction.

123

On wards and tenures .

273

CENTURY X.

Declaration for the master of the wards .... 274

Of the transmission and influx of immateri- On receiving the king's messages .... 276

ate virtues, and the force of imagination.. 124 Concerning impositions on merchandises... 278

Of the transmission of spirits, and the force

To grant supplies to the king..

281

of imagination...

124

Relating to the mint ....

282

of the emission of spirits in vapour, or exha- To the speaker's excuse.

284

lation, odour-like .....

126

On the motion of a subsidy .

286

Of emission of spiritual species which affect

the senses..

128

CHARGES.

Of emissions of immateriate virtues, from the

Commission for the verge ..

289

minds and spirits of men, by affections,

Of subordinate magistrates

294

imagination, or other impressions. 129 Against duels....

295

Of the secret virtue of sympathy and antipa-

Decree of Star-Chamber against duels...... 300

thy........

129 Against Mr. Oliver St. John.....

303

Of secret virtues and proprieties ..... 136

Mr. Lumsden, &c.

307

Of the general sympathy of men's spirits ... 137

Lord Banquhar...

311

Mr. Owen......

313

TRACTS RELATING TO SCOTLAND.

Countess of Somerset. 315, 319

A discourse of the happy union...

138

Earl of Somerset

321

Articles touching the union

142

Letter to the king

326

Certificate of the commissioners.

149

To Sir G. Villiers.

326

Naturalization of the Scottish nation.. 150

To the king .

328

Union of laws .....

158

To Sir G. Villiers ...

330

Proposition towards the union of laws ..... 160

of Somerset's arraignment 330

The post-liati....

166

To the king, about Somerset's

examination....

331

TRACTS RELATING TO IRELAND.

To Sir G. Villiers, about Lady

Considerations touching the plantation..... 183

Somerset's pardon ....

331

Letter to Mr. Secretary Cecil ......

187

William Talbot

389

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PAPERS RELATING TO THE EARL OF

Physiological remains..

455

ESSEX.

Medical remains....

466

Apology of Sir Francis Bacon...... 333

The proceedings of the Earl of Essex ..... 342 JUDICIAL CHARGES AND TRACTS.

Declarations of his treasons

348

SPEECHES.

Arraignment of Blunt, Davis, &c.

363 On taking his place in chancery

471

of Cuffe

365

Before the summer circuits..

475

of Merrick.

365

To Sir W. Jones ...

477

Confession of Lee....

365

To Sir J. Denham

477

of Knowd.

366

To Justice Hutton

478

of Gorge...

Ordinances for regulating the Court of Chan-

of Sir J. Davis..

363

cery...

479

of Sir C. Davers... 368, 369 PAPERS RELATING TO SIR EDWARD COKE.

of Sir C. Blunt... 369, 372 An expostulation to the Lord Chief Justice

of Lord Sandys..

371

Coke....

485

of the Earl of Essex....

To the king, about the commendams. 488

Declaration of Sir William Warren

366 A memorial for his majesty

489

of Thomas Wood.

366 To Sir George Villiers ....

491

of David Hethrington.... 366 Tracts relating to commendams...... 491

of the Lord Keeper..

370 A remembrance of abuse received from Lord

Examination of Lord Rutland

371

Coke .......

497

of Lord Cromwell..

372 Reasons for removing Lord Coke

497

of Lord Southampton... 373 To the king ...

498

Speech of Sir Christopher Blunt.... 373 Lord Viscount Villiers to Sir Francis Bacon 498

Advice to Sir George Villiers ..

375 To the king ....

499

Remembrances of his majesty's declaration
THEOLOGICAL TRACTS.

touching Lord Coke..

500

PRAYERS.

To the king ....

500

To the king .

501

A prayer, or psalm, made by the Lord Ba-

502

Sir Edward Coke to the king

con, chancellor of England........... 405

502

A prayer made by the Lord Chancellor The king to the lord keeper...

Bacon......

405

Sir Henry Yelverton to the Lord Keeper

The student's prayer

406

Bacon ......

503

The writer's prayer

406

To the Marquis of Buckingham

504

A confession of faith

407

The Lord Chancellor Ellesmere to the king 505

The characters of a believing Christian, in

Lord Coke's answer to the fourth question
paradoxes and seeming contradictions.... 408 arising out of Dr. Bonham's case........ 506
An advertisement, touching the controver-

Lord Coke's answer to the last question

507

sies of the church of England

411

arising upon Bagg's case......

507

Certain considerations, touching the better

Letter to the judges

508
pacification and edification of the church

Charge against Whitelocke

420

of England. ......

LETTERS RELATING TO LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.

The translation of certain psalms into Eng-

Robert, Earl of Somerset, to Sir Thos. Over-

509

lish verse ......

431

bury

510

An advertisement touching a holy war..... 435

To the king ...

511

Questions about the lawfulness of a war for

To John Murray

511

To Mr. Murray

444

the propagating of religion

To Mr. Murray

511

MISCELLANEOUS.

To the king

511

Mr. Bacon's discourse in praise of his sove- Supplement of passages omitted in Bacon's

reign ......

445

speech against Owen.....

512

A proclamation drawn for his majesty's first

To the king ...

512

coming in.......

451 To Sir George Villiers, touching the examina-
A draught of a proclamation touching his

tion of Sir Robert Cotton ....

515
453
majesty's style......

515
Sir Francis Bacon to the judges....

....

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Legal questions for the judges.

516 Lord Coke's answer to the question arising

Questions of convenience ...

516 upon Godfrey's case ...

... 530

A particular remembrance for his majesty.. 516 John Selden, Esq. to the Lord Viscount St.

Heads of the charge against Robert, Earl of

Alban.

Somerset.....

516

To Sir George Villiers .....

518 MISCELLANEOUS.

To the king .....

519 The first copy of my Discourse touching the

Advice to the king, for reviving the commis-

safety of the Queen's Person .....

532

sion of suits .....

520 The first Fragments of a Discourse touching

To the Earl of Buckingham

521 intelligence and safety of the Queen's

To the lord keeper.

521

Person

532

To the lord keeper

521 The Speeches drawn up by Mr. Bacon for

To the lord chancellor

522 the Earl of Essex, in a device exhibited by

To Sir Henry Yelverton

522 his lordship before Queen Elizabeth, on the

To the lord chancellor...

522

anniversary of her accession to the throne,

To the lord chancellor .

522

Nov, 17, 1595......

.... 533

To the lord chancellor

523 Remembrances for the King, before his going

To the lord chancellor .

523

into Scotland ....

537

To the lord chancellor

523 Account of Council Business... .... 537

To the lord chancellor.

524 An account of Council Business and of other

To the king .....

524 matters committed to me by his Majesty . 538

To the lord chancellor ...

524 A Draught of an Act against a usurious shift

To the Marquis of Buckingham..... 525

of gain, in delivering Commodities instead

To the lord chancellor ......

525 of Money .......

540

Notes of a speech of the lord chancellor 525 A Proposition for the repressing of singular

To the Marquis of Buckingham .... 520

Combats, or Duels.....

540

To the Marquis of Buckingham

526 Advice to the King for reviving the Com-

To the king ..

526

mission of Suits.....

.... 541

To the king ...

527 Reasons why the New Company is not to be

Notes upon Michael de la Pole's case...... 527

trusted and continued with the trade of

Observations upon Thorpe's case.......... 527

Clothes......

541

Notes upon Sir John Lee's case

527

Noles upon Lord Latimer's case ........

528 MISCELLANEOUS TRACTS, [Translated

Notes upon John Lord Neville's case...... 528

from the Latin.)

Questions demanded of the Chief Justice of

On the Interpretation of Nature.......... 543

the King's Bench ...

528 True Hints on the Interpretation of Nature, 551

Lord Coke's answers to the questions upon

The Phenomena of the Universe; or, Natu-

the case of the Isle of Ely,.....

529 ral History for the Basis of Natural Philo

Lord Coke's answers to the questions upon

sophy .......

558

D'Arcy's case....

529 Description of the Intellectual Globe....... 571

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