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Body, nor the Laws by which they act,
what Laws Nature hath given Fluids to act by; and the Observations which are foreign to that Affair, or the Opinions I have given upon them, to every Man's own Experience, ... DIXI. . .
Harvey, who as hinted above, was not only sure that the Cause of the Circu-. lation of the Blood was not in the Heart; but is for the fame Agent with our Author, concludes in a Matter not altogether unlike Mr. Hutchinson, therefore we have thought it not much amiss to cite the Paffage. Exercitat. Anatom. 3tia, pag. 159. “ In this Manner I opine, that the innate “ Heat (or Blood) as it is the common “Inftrument of all Operations in us, fo is « it the chief Efficient of the Pulsation of « the Arteries, I don't confidently affert
this, only propose it as an Hypothefis, " and would be glad to know what any “ of the Learned have against it, but with< out Scurrilities, reproaching Language, « or contumely, and whoever undertakes it "thus, will undertake a Work most accepo “ table to me.". See what he means by His innate Heat, in his Treatise De Generat. Animal. Exercitat. LXXI. So here he lays the Blood alone is the innate Heat, or the first created animal Heat. . . .
AN Esay to discover the Agents which
1 move the. Fluids in the Bodies of Anima mals, more particularly in Man, bydrofiatically.
Page 1 Some Positions about the Motions of Bodies in Fluids.
· 5 The Things necessary to keep thefe Fluids in
.. 16 The qualities of the several forts of Matter
put into the stomach, and of the Juices
secreted into it out of the Blood... 17 The. Corpufcles of such different forts of
Bodies and Fluids mixed in the Stomach
its various Qualities, Abilities, &c. 42 The Agents, aligned, which circulate the
Bload, fecrete the Juices, perspire and .. respire the Halitus, Sweat, &c. with
Reafons for affigning them, confirmed
by. Observations, Refle&tions and De
48 The following Obfervations and Deductions, induce me to believe, that those two
Agents are of that Force, which is necessary to circulate the Blood, and that
those Agents employ their Force: to per· form that Operation. , : ; .57 The Contrivance of the Frame, and Dif
position of the Parts of our Bodies, fit
ted for such Motion by those Agents. 70 Voluntary Motion, though not directed, get
perform’d by the fame Agents.. 87 Some Thoughts about the Manner of Sen
fation....................93 The Sides of the greater Tubes, as Guts,
Arteries, Veins, &c. compofed of teffer Tubes, their Dispositions, and Ufes 98 A Description of the Duets, &c. for fe'creting, and the Glands for collecting and discharging Juices out of the Blood. ..
". .. "IOI The Contrivance and Uses of the Bags,
Valves; s. and Stops of the Stomach, the reveral Parts of the Guts, c. the Time when, and Mainer bow those Bags and Tubes are extended oricon
tracted, their Valves opened or fhut, .. ond how they discharge the Excrements downward, all involuntarily'.
The common and accidental Agents or
... Which open the Passages and Valves
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