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TAR-WATER, how made,
Sea l

How much to be taken at a

time, 3. 116. 217

How long to be continued, 110

How made palatable, 11 j

A prelervative and preparative

r.gainft the (mail-pox, z

Ufeful in it, 74

A cure for foulnefs of blood,

ulceration of bowels, lungs,

confumptive coughs, pleurily,

peripneumony , eryfipelas,

afthma, indigcflion, cache&ic

and hyftcric cafes, gravel,

(imply, and all inflammations,


Anfwers all the pnrpofes of Elixir

proprietatis.Stoughton's drops,

beft turpentines, decodlion of

the woods, and mineral waters,

53- 61-65

And of the moft coftly bal-
fams, 21. 22'. 62. 63

May be given to children, 67

Of great ufe in the gout, 68. 80
In fevers, 75 77. 114

Cures a gangrene as well as ery-
fipelas, 82, 83

The fcurvy and all hypocondri--
ac diforders, 86—109

Whence this Englifh malady
proceeds, 88, 89

High food how prejudicial,

66. 104

More particularly fpirituous li-
quors, 103. 106 108

Tar-water a prelervative for the
teeth and gums, 114

Is particularly recommended to
lea-faring persons, ladies, and
men of ftudious and fedentary
lives, 117—119

Its fpecific virtues confift in its
volatile felts, 8. 123

Tar preferves trees from the bi-
ting of goats and other inju-
ries, Seft. 11

Its virtues heretofore known, but
only in part, 9. 11. in

Tar, whence produced, 10—17

Rofin, whence, 'ig—19

Turpentine, what, 20

Tar mixt with honey, a cure for
a cough, 21

Rofin an effectual core for a
bloody flux, 79

Recommended to Vintners to
medicate their wines with, 111

Method to cure perfons affefted
by breathing a peftilential va-
pour, 144.

Scotch firs what, and how they
might be improved, 25

Pine and fir, different fpecies of
each, 26—28

The wonderful ftrufture of trees.

Jukes produced with the lead
violence beft, 46

Myrrh foluble by the human
body would prolong life, 49

Tar-water, by what means, and
in what manner, it operates,

T f j'0 57

Js a foap at once and a vinegar.

Soap, opium, and mercury, tho*

they bid fair for univerfal me-
dicines, in what refpefts dan-
gerons, 69 71

Aromatic flavours of vegetable?
depend on light as much a»
colours, 40. 162. 214, y

Analogy between the fpecific
qualities of vegetable juice?
and colours, if,-. iRt

A fine fubtile fpirit, the diftin-.
guilhing principle of all vege-
tables, | 2 1

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What the principle of vegetation, and how promoted, 126—8

Theory of acids, falts, and alcalies, 129—136. 227

Air the common feminary of all

vivifying principles, 137—


Air, of what it confifts, 147— 151. 195-7

Pore zther, or invifible fire, the

fpirit of the univerfe, which

operates in every thing, 152


Opinion of the ancients concerning it, 166—75. 229

And of the Chinefe conformable to them, 180—82

Fire worlhipped among various nations, 183—5

Opinion of the bed modern chemifts concerning it, 189—90

Ultimately the only menftruum in nature, 191

Adds to the weight of bodies, and even gold made by the introduction of it into quickfilver, 169. 192—6

The theory of Ficinus and others concerning light, 206—13

Sir Ifaac Newton's hypothefis of

a fubtle zther examined, 221.

228. 237. 246.

No accounting for natural phenomena, either by attraction and repulfion, or by elatiic aether, without the prefence of an incorporeal agent, 231 — 38. 246 249. 294—97 Attraction in fome degree dif

covered by Galihei, 24;

Phenomena are but appearances in the foul, not to be accounted for upon mechanical principles, 251, 2. 3 id

The ancients not ignorant of

many things in phyfics and

metaphyfics, which we think

the difcovery of modern times,


Had fome advantages beyond us, 298

Of abfolute fpace, and fate. 270—3

Of the anima mundi of Plato, 276—84. 322

What meant by the Egyptian His and Ofiris, 268. 299

Plato's and Ariftotle's threefold diltir.ftion of objefts, 306—7

Their opinion of ideas being innate, or not, 308, 9

Neither of them believed the abfolute exilic nee of corporeal things, 311, 12. 316—i 8

The ftudy of the philofophy of Socrates and Pythagoras would have fecured the minds of men from that felfimnefs which the mechanic'philofophy has introduced, 331,32

The ftudy of Plato recommended, 332. 338

Who agrees with Scripture in. many particulars, 339

His opinion of the deity, and particularly of a trinity, agreeable to revelation, 341 — 365

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