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History of the Seasons or Temperatures of the Year, as
well according to the variations of Regions as according
to accidents of Times and periods of Years; of Floods,
IIeats, Droughts, and the like.
History of Earth and Sea; of the Shape and Compass of
them, and their Configurations compared with each other;
and of their broadening or narrowing; of Islands in the
Sea; of Gulfs of the Sea, and Salt Lakes within the
Land; Isthmuses and Promontories.
History of the Motions (if any be) of the Globe of Earth
and Sea; and of the Experiments from which such
motions may be collected.
History of the greater Motions and Perturbations in Earth
and Sea; Earthquakes, Tremblings and Yawnings of the
Earth, Islands newly appearing; Floating Islands;
Breakings off of Land by entrance of the Sea, Encroach-
ments and Inundations and contrariwise Recessions of
the Sea; Eruptions of Fire from the Earth; Sudden
Eruptions of Waters from the Earth; and the like.
Natural History of Geography; of Mountains, Vallies,
Woods, Plains, Sands, Marshes, Lakes, Rivers, Torrents,
Springs, and every variety of their course, and the like;
leaving apart Nations, Provinces, Cities, and such like
matters pertaining to Civil life.
History of Ebbs and Flows of the Sea; Currents, Undu-
lations, and other Motions of the Sea.

. History of the other Accidents of the Sea; its Saltness,

its various Colours, its Depth; also of Rocks, Mountains and Wallies under the Sea, and the like.

Nert come Histories of the Greater Masses.

History of Flame and of things Ignited.
History of Air, in Substance, not in the Configuration of
the World.
History of Water, in Substance, not in the Configuration
of the World.
History of Earth and the diversity thereof, in Substance,
not in the Configuration of the World.

Next come Histories of Species. History of perfect Metals, Gold, Silver; and of the Mines,

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Weins, Marcasites of the same; also of the Working in
the Mines.
History of Quicksilver.
History of Fossils; as Vitriol, Sulphur, &c.
History of Gems; as the Diamond, the Ruby, &c.
History of Stones; as Marble, Touchstone, Flint, &c.
History of the Magnet.
History of Miscellaneous Bodies, which are neither entirely
Fossil nor Vegetable; as Salts, Amber, Ambergris, &c.
Chemical History of Metals and Minerals.
History of Planets, Trees, Shrubs, Herbs; and of their
parts, Roots, Stalks, Wood, Leaves, Flowers, Fruits,
Seeds, Gums, &c.
Chemical History of Vegetables.
History of Fishes, and the Parts and Generation of them.
History of Birds, and the Parts and Generation of them.
IIistory of Quadrupeds, and the Parts and Generation of
History of Serpents, Worms, Flies, and other insects;
and of the Parts and Generation of them.
Chemical History of the things which are taken by

Next come Histories of Man.

History of the Figure and External Limbs of Man, his Stature, Frame, Countenance and Features; and of the variety of the same according to Races and Climates, or other smaller differences.

. Physiognomical History of the same. . Anatomical History, or of the Internal Members of Man;

and of the variety of them, as it is found in the Natural Frame and Structure, and not merely as regards Diseases and Accidents out of the course of Nature. History of the parts of Uniform Structure in Man; as Flesh, Bones, Membranes, &c. History of Humours in Man; Blood, Bile, Seed, &c. History of Excrements; Spittle, Urine, Sweats, Stools, Hair of the Head, Hairs of the Body, Whitlows, Nails, and the like. History of Faculties; Attraction, Digestion, Retention, Expulsion, Sanguification, Assimilation of Aliment into

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the members, conversion of Blood and Flower of Blood into Spirit, &c. History of Natural and Involuntary Motions; as Motion of the Heart, the Pulses, Sneezing, Lungs, Erection, &c. History of Motions partly Natural and partly Violent; as of Respiration, Cough, Urine, Stool, &c. History of Voluntary Motions; as of the Instruments of Articulation of Words; Motions of the Eyes, Tongue, Jaws, Hands, Fingers; of Swallowing, &c. History of Sleep and Dreams. History of different habits of Body — Fat, Lean; of the Complexions (as they call them), &c. History of the Generation of Man. History of Conception, Vivification, Gestation in the Womb, Birth, &c. History of the Food of Man; and of all things Eatable and Drinkable; and of all Diet; and of the variety of the same according to nations and smaller differences. History of the Growth and Increase of the Body, in the whole and in its parts.

. History of the Course of Age; Infancy, Boyhood, Youth,

Old Age; of Length and Shortness of Life, and the like, according to nations and lesser differences. History of Life and Death.

History Medicinal of Diseases, and the Symptoms and
Signs of them. -

History Medicinal of the Treatment and Remedies and
Cures of Diseases.

History Medicinal of those things which preserve the Body
and the Health.

History Medicinal of those things which relate to the Form and Comeliness of the Body.

History Medicinal of those things which alter the Body, and pertain to Alterative Regimen.

History of Drugs.

History of Surgery.

Chemical History of Medicines.

History of Vision, and of things Visible.

History of Painting, Sculpture, Modelling, &c.

History of Hearing and Sound.

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History of Music.
History of Smell and Smells.
History of Taste and Tastes.
History of Touch, and the objects of Touch.
History of Venus, as a species of Touch.
History of Bodily Pains, as species of Touch.
History of Pleasure and Pain in general.
History of the Affections; as Anger, Love, Shame, &c.
History of the Intellectual Faculties; Reflexion, Imagina-
tion, Discourse, Memory, &c.
History of Natural Divinations.
History of Diagnostics, or Secret Natural Judgments.

History of Cookery, and the arts thereto belonging, as of
the Butcher, Poulterer, &c.
History of Baking, and the Making of Bread, and the arts
thereto belonging, as of the Miller, &c.
History of Wine.
History of the Cellar and of different kinds of Drink.
History of Sweetmeats and Confections.
History of Honey.
History of Sugar.
History of the Dairy.
History of Baths and Ointments.
Miscellaneous History concerning the care of the body, -
as of Barbers, Perfumers, &c.
History of the working of Gold, and the arts thereto be-
History of the manufactures of Wool, and the arts thereto
History of the manufactures of Silk, and the arts thereto
History of manufactures of Flax, Hemp, Cotton, Hair, and
other kinds of Thread, and the arts thereto belonging.
History of manufactures of Feathers.
History of Weaving, and the arts thereto belonging.
History of Dyeing.
History of Leather-making, Tanning, and the arts thereto
History of Ticking and Feathers.
History of working in Iron.

101. History of Stone-cutting. 102. History of the making of Bricks and Tiles. 103. History of Pottery. 104. History of Cements, &c. 105. History of working in Wood. 106. History of working in Lead. 107. History of Glass and all vitreous substances, and of Glassmaking. 108. History of Architecture generally. 109. History of Waggons, Chariots, Litters, &c. 110. History of Printing, of Books, of Writing, of Sealing; of Ink, Pen, Paper, Parchment, &c. 111. History of Wax. 112. History of Basket-making. 113. History of Mat-making, and of manufactures of Straw, Rushes, and the like. 114. History of Washing, Scouring, &c.

115. History of Agriculture, Pasturage, Culture of Woods, &c. 116. History of Gardening. 117. History of Fishing. 118. History of Hunting and Fowling. 119. History of the Art of War, and of the arts thereto belonging, as Armoury, Bow-making, Arrow-making, Musketry, Ordnance, Cross-bows, Machines, &c. 120. History of the Art of Navigation, and of the crafts and arts thereto belonging. 121. History of Athletics and IIuman Exercises of all kinds. 122. History of Horsemanship. 123. History of Games of all kinds. 124. History of Jugglers and Mountebanks. 125. Miscellaneous History of various Artificial Materials, as Enamel, Porcelain, various Cements, &c. 126. History of Salts. 127. Miscellaneous History of various Machines and Motions. 128. Miscellaneous History of Common Experiments which have not grown into an Art.

Histories must also be written of Pure Mathematics ; though they are rather observations than experiments.

129. History of the Natures and Powers of Numbers. 130. History of the Natures and Powers of Figures.

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