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and are to be fold at his Shop, at the fign ..

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E Xccll~J'lt IZJ1Il true,Wd~ tIJMfPetXl:nf_GaJ.en ,;' plnres G~la penere quam Gladio , the

diJtnnu l.:1)tfre rbtm 1 be SWl'7-d dotf;, in either 1Mat or dnnl{ cauferb C rudi":;' Ct"llaitie.rSicl{!iefs,41ld Su:1tleiJ Vecrth, tbis H tk a1>i'dJ~ ,;mil' ind..""ed undeniable-

~rt, (u1t!tj1 to- filCh ~ ""ijc~p at eiver, 'lIo Jrunyare taken _~y iii the,prime-.

youth, V:Z~ lJ3ecaufe they ~Pndtit-

evitt. ' . ,

tbi« iJrgH11Ie1f,t of tIJemiftl:.k{u inte!ll'" - ... ·n .. 'r'IJ doth, tiJW-Igb it be g,eat~ Jdis it not: ' greateft, for iben "Dealh~e tbe g;-eittejt eoils ; but inrempetancy not en'y caufa};" <l fb().~,t and'SickJy I fe bere,bitt 8i(0 by' nes cbO~J the inte1ka-ual ~ .Angelli:c.a& ' man; whereby HI CBrainutre m4defo ' y, that Ji'e is ['l,U tempore 'i1fi:ide incapable

fiJI: 1.tu!erjianding dfn'iJatgtetrtthingJ Gcd, - b~ tw~ '13c,k._.(., ,tlie'B:,'.(Il:..oftlje ScriPt1tr~<>

, tbe 'E~)lt 1If_,tb~ Cretltitf.rl!, h,atblift for' so .k._m.w~ :4TuJ Jfu:dYdjter~-\~al~hiclJmaJ ' remedi.ed.by ·t:l·~1'mste Yzet, or at the .(J. ttmprra_tc 'D!t'f -wi,l brii1~~ _I;im,ir,::o&

ofrt>rnt'd)ln£ ~f, .tJi' tue.falillit-y ef.fl:udj{ty _1« .h,ilJJf1~ fMIbrzet) brings bm;:{l-tJ' bl}ib to ! be (_Ecaies ami mind;

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of men. it it: gi'Ve a. q_uin Serene tBody in 1. Objeciion.l.An[werea.

r~JPea of ]JtitJ:tJt,· it rnuji neW.! ~y con[equeHfe <f .A temperate 'Diet fre~J' from ili[ea{e.(.

conduce to the·att4lnmentefWifdom b~con- 5 • .ArmJ'tht 'Body agiJin{taaidenu.

templation, . .If-it fl·rengtben one part of man. 6. '1{efifi.l cBpit:Ienmat Vifeaft.ro.

It mufi need~ftrengthm a' by fhe.f,!me r~le, 7. It ma~J' mens 'BodieJ' fit for allY 'Em-

thm loolthow muc!J di!firence:there 11 m pur:.ty ~ pleyment.· ..

bawm Water which 11 deer ,jZnd~a.ter W'~zcJj 8. It md.kg.l "Men li'Ve long.

H muddy, [0 much,and mOrt .roe 11 there11l4 9. l~ma~.J'ltl~diewitbD~~pai.n •. man,. who ~ep.( a !emptrate <D~e~, and ~ne who 10. ~t m~l!2tRm.f the jencef tn Vtgor. obftruffJ' his tBrlZtnJ' uy Cru~tte~, Life . and . i I. It mnigate» paffionf and .zjfef'fion.t. health~ firmgb of 'B04y and mtnd, 'Vertne the I2. Itpre[eT'VU the memory,

heft of ~ll'l'el1.Ltb if that I he~e '~t.,t, of, tl:nd not . 3. It quidipu the underfoaruJing.

Toyu and TriJitf, nor Pr~ifi-lz~., to tire olli It a.llaYft!b the heat of Left.

tiJy .tlxr~.1 4Julyout'Bratn.t WJtb a tale cfa

C ock._a/Jd a tBut. . be the benefits to be djLCowf.d of and

. 'tbe rea[on Of mypiif=bing ufDn tbis_ SubJfa .. _ .... v ..... atrlftingpr.ltifed Illy. .'

41Ullaying b.v 6th". fl!ttgbty ftUdy wl:ncl; groan

fer a. Q.eliwrant;;e, " my own want of bealth

dt jJre!ent ~ri.t.inl hertof '. If my want c011!e tbrougb int~mperanC)' JIr1hlCIJ I am balf afrazd of, and it al[o ma~ me unji~ fIr [tuay, Ob wlia.t a [tuden'S would temperance ma~ me,;I €onftfll am omy 4mbitious tbat way; and if Iba.ve d01Je (0 mud) being mtemper£te. Ob!

What may I do. Iflnowturn temperate.. .

. Temperanu" then aoertue ,!-nd. of thw ~rme I ~rite, an" tba: I ma.y wrzte In or~er, yau }hliE find. my dirc~rJe . 'MarJballed mto cbapterJ a.nd treated of m Jbn Dr,"r.

~ r, ivlJa.t~ mea.nt by a. foberLife •

. . ~~ P",Wf to find out !be fit mtafur? sf meat

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COm .. e bisber frieml an41e. ern ta 1)4te

. LuxuTJ; ere"': b.e-t~" late,

If t~mpeTate, you nere need ta~ (f'by)ici{., but wha,t CoeIv do 11Z4kg, UhttJ·14mg life you Jbal be bieft, .And in /;?z()wkdge mud) elzcreaft

Sucb a J{)va-Jo.u~'C4n tel ,

tEo~to wea.i·eiJ~rGarmen.twel1 tEe but temjet'ate a wh<./.e ThDu.Jh4' fee Deceubee Smi!c, .

t[)eck! wit/) 'Floieerr fltmt) '1-,oftJ Cr()un4,

.And ti:Jr~gJ.JlnJt tJJe t'l7otld renol:Jmd, 7.ben Jh.1! oid .Agt untothfe .

.A pkafuf'e,arza no bur4cn be,

~ ~1I"k..IJo.W-the 'D:!1.Jt! i$. difmrb'd ; .

To foe tby LZ(fi.f4n~ pajfi011.f-c:urb"d, " . . P..ar/ttJow theglol10Uj .Angdf Sing, ~)1foldjngt1Jeem SiI'V~r Wwgf,

'How they rejl)yce and Sing, to foe

Thee u1}_divg,ernpera:~ be,

'lell G~d tzw,_fclffron11iea'tjen abo'Ve "vit ShfJwr £lown b!eJjin.tf ,grace and k'Ve 'U jJtm til Y 1fead and toou jb.lL he

CV/,,1.7. tbe .Cf.ar:1J the on! y 'He,.

.And at [aft when thi11lfe endf

Til) Corp» a~Id Spirit part liktfriel'ldf~

. ~J)is iame 'Boof{. makef 412 CEJJay To lead thee in tbis lG"Vtly way

Nich Culpeper.

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rVJ:at is, meant ,by a faher Life~'

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Y.a foberLife,I int~nd fuch an 'exalt quanElcy of meat and drink, as the Conflitucion Body allows of, in reference to che Servi-

ofthe mind, _._ , " . : • ' "

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I add I in reference to the Services of the ] becaufe fudi as lead a fhidious- Life' not to ear fo much,'as fuch as lead a labori~ " Lite, rf:1eir digeftion being nor Io good, IQerler. or.e their M;ac ought to be Ids in qUantitY:i

l~hr ofdlgettion. '

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according to quantity and qualu y, \t> co be

in a conftam: meafure- ' ,

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Although the Matter o~ t IS 1.0 er ue,

Dier be mainly-converianr about Meat Dril1k; yet it forbids excels in all (he things, ca-ned, nOL Natural.

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This Mea fure in rdpeLt of Quantity, is the fame to all torts of People, but very rem and that tWO waies.

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I. In divers People.

2. In d ivers Ages.

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, The meaf ure of F cod, ~ugh~ ~o be (as ranch as poflible maybe) exactly proportionable to [he quality and condition of the Scomarh becaufe ie is the Office of tilt Stof!l~ch [0 digeft ic~' 0 _'o':;: •

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And thar quanriry is eXQG:fy rr0Foniomwle roche Stomach, whrch the Sromach is able 'p-ei:ltltly to concoct and dlgeit, and wirhal fumcech the due nourithmenr 'of the Eody differenrIy, a~cordiIlg to the employ rnenr tithd6f'_Body

or Mind, "

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6. , He-nte then it apredr~: That a greater qUJIl~:

In divers People it is different, according tity or lome Meats, is to be taken; rhanQtocQer

the Diverfiries oi C~pltxi.<)ns. and chat with regard [0 the penon eating

. 7. _ aho . for tome meats are more a ppro.pl-ia-

It muft be varied rn one, led co one Stomach, than co a nother ; aud tome

two wares, _,·,L\.a.IC;:' are" tiG beer of rligeft ion l han others are.

~. Accordingto Age. ,13· '. r

2. According to iheugch. III fitch asexercile budtly Labors, the Eacul-

8. ties of [he Body, <ire chietly exercued , .and a

For Youthaild Age require a diff~rent greater meature is requiti: e for them, chan for

tity; andlo do luch as life lick, and tuch ...... ,L, ... h as ouly live iludious Jives, and exercite the

in heakh .. ' Faculcies of rhe Mind only.

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One Quantity is 11m convenient for Bodies The Hearon is cleer as rhe Sun ; for [he exer-

contrary Complexions; for [hat WhidllS. employrnenrs of (he Mind, hinder con-

much ror a Flegmacick mall, is not iuillClfnt tolhou, becauie they cal up [he whol powe.r

one that is Chollerick s and the Reston is, of the Spirits to Iuccor the Bruin and Undecfiail:-'

caute . he temper of the Stomach is cliffe-rear iing.

theie cales. £\0\\' rhea to 'OIlle a little . . . I~. ,

.home co-the Poinr, : 1£ Reafoll will not lerve the turn; let U'> fee:

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by tJJiet, witl10ut tpbyfuk.:

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: 'Health for the -l\icb and Poor,

what Experience wil do. A man that is intent

upon his ftudy, regards neither what he fees nOl: .

hears, no, nor what his deareft Friends fay ro

bim; butane wen either not at all, or not to [be Chap. l; .

purpofe. , . 16.fj{y,les to find out the fit me4fitre of

Therefore a littleFood Ierves theturn orrum . .:/Metf.t amI 'Drink.

as fiudy, : far lets than !or filch a one as applies

himfelfco bodily exercifes, though equahty of R U L E, I.

~geand_T~per, might otherwite happily Ie- I.

~tiire equality of Diet. . IF thou takeft fo much F ood ar Meals as makes

, 11. . thee unfie for Study, and other Duties ofrhe.

; The Difficulty then lies, in finding· out this.n.1UI.l, ie is evident thou exceedeft the due mea- '.

exaCt Meafure; and the ground of this Diflicul- lUre ought eft in Beaton to.keep,

ey lies in Pleafure, which knows noc the boundS 2.

of Neceflicy; for Lull: knows not where Necef-For both Nature and Reafon teach, Thae the

fity ends, ' Vegetable parc of man, which is {hat pare upon .

. IS. ; which growth and contervarion confifts fhould

: I fhal conclude this. Chapter with this l1e.fo ordered, that it fhould give no offe.~ce,nor -;

rifm : He that de fires a long Life, a brmg any damage to rhe Animal, and Reaiona- '

B~ Y', a vigorous Mind, and to be ble pare; for t~ one is ordained for cheService, .

with {he wonderful Works of God in the . not the deftruction of the other.

tion of the World; Let himlabor in the . . '. 3· .

-plare, i:o bring his APPetite into·fubjedion Now this is deer, Thin:' all the offence that

Reafon, proceeds to the Brain (by way of Food Lmean) ~nfeth from the abundance of Vapors thar are rent up co tlte head ; which either would not be tt aI, or elfe be pure, and not crude, if excels in Diet were avoided.

Neither are.thofe V...ato~ only, and immed~ately [enc. up from the Stomach, .. which. if [hJt were all, it were bad enough; bur alfo from the

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Liver and spleen, wh.cn i.",,'i;l~ overcloyed iL; Concoltion fend up. abundance of tiJligin~us,

footy Vapors [0 the head, .

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On the contrary (tor: Phylofophers know that COlltr:aries heft difcover one another) A {ober Diet doth by little and little, diminifh there Vapors, and in fhort time, reduceth them [0 their due proportion, both in quantity, and in quality. .

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For rhefe Sy.mpcomes 'proceed not from de-

felt of Nourifhrnenr, as many Fools think; but from abundance of ill Humors.

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Viddur quod [u.l.lll Humors frop the Mufdes and Nerves, by which the Spirits. have chen; paffuge; 10 (hat [he Animal Spirits caJ<lllOCgovern and order the body as they would, and oughr to do: Hence comes [he Body to be dull and Iumpiih, becaule [he Spirits are intercepted in their paflage by the excels of ill humors: .

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We mufl not pars immediately from a difordered kind of life, [0 a ftrilt and precife life ; but fubfha[t from the excels by little and Iirtle,

Videtur quod fico All fudden changes bring prejudice to Nature, though they be from bad to ~ood; becauie Cufiolll hath got Ihong poi- 1e:lioll over Nature, and muft be outed by de-

grees.

F or as il-cuftom came on ftep by !lep, fo muft it be left off it ep by itep, that beiug .ioc perceived in cheprog[eis~ it lllay 110( be difficult in the performance-

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lJIealtb for tbe ~ich and tpoor~

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For when N3.ture is nut burdened, toe gover~s . [be Body.perfeLtiy, and 10 wifely orders and .

difpen[erhal things, chacneirher Diteafes arire in the Body, nor impediments in the Mind.

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If thou find a dulnets, heavinefs, and wearinels atrer meat, it is 3 11 gil thou haft exceeded che due meaiure.

2.

For Meat and Drink ought to refrefh the B0- d y, and make it more cheerful, and not to dull and 0fprefs it.

If [~e.n thou finde~ chefe il Svmptomes, con~der diltgently whether l~ c?me through fuperabundance of Meat 0::- D.clIJK, orboth , and tub~taa ~ccorJingly: and do chis by degrees alio, u}l b~ Imle an~ hcrle chou findeft no 1011ger any

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Touching the Qu~U~r ef the F ood, there is no great. care [0 b~ ha~, fo that the Body'~ of 3. he:tH:htul Conftiturion, and find the Meat he

eats do him no harm; ':. .

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. For almofi at' forts of Meats agree with health- . fhi Coeftitudons , if the right Q uanrity be

kept. ; . . _

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~ All forts of Foods mutt be avoided, whereby die Eater 'doth afterwards find preiudice.rhough they pleale his Taft never [0 much. .

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: 'It is bell: tor Students [0 ufe a good quantity or: Breadwith their. Meat, for the dam~ge it bung; may thereby 10 a grea~ part b~avOlded; and indeed co have a great care of all Meats: which they find to ~ffend ~ t~r fuch cau~~ c.ru~ -, -dicies.andby Crudlttes,c:loudl!lels, ilI:td dizzinefs of the Brain, Catarrhs, and difhliacions on [he. Lungs,' Wi!1d, Grip.i~gs,~nawmgs, and _~rec~ , rihgs'-ofrhe'Gucs; aridwhac a madthmglSlCto bu y thele vile and fadjog pleafirres of GI~ttony, . anhe rate of io'nlany, fo great Incoavenienres , and to pleafe a: liquorifh appe[ iee,ericef into fuch a ihra-l®ffi with Gluttony, as Ipoils both Spirir,

Soul, and Body. , : - . _. - ;i

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:'Qnly-take thisCapttcm: Whep I fay, SCll-" ~nts ought carefully to avoid al M~a~s shat of~

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I do n,ot i:nremi,but that [hey may now then eat a Iitde of any Mea ts rhey defire , oftentimes that ~~ich ()ffe~s Narure,llring

ill largequanriries, benefits Nature, being.

~n leis proportions.

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Alfo take noeke, That after this Diet is exobtained, Appetite wil be fo fubiereienc to rhatic wil require nothing but what Nahath need of, it will defire as Nature de- .:

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For anCient :People, Panada made with

_ and Beth Broth, -is moft fingular Food, -, very light of-Digefti0!l; and now and then . would nor do amifs, and thac tor thefe

I. They. do not eafily pucrifie in the Sto- . mach.

2. They breed very goodblood,

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Beware ofvariecy of Meats, and Iuch as are

and daintily dreffed. =. •

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Becaufe they prolol)~ the Appetite beyond

fatisfaltion of hunger andchilft, fo [hac or four times as much as W9uldfuffice N~ ...

[brutt: in by liqu~. .. .

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DifferentMeats have differe!lt Natures, and

tempers? f~conrtary; t9t1le a~'

. toone!;

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Iooner digefted, {orne later ;wbence ~l~I:U (h~y are, which before lay difguifed un-

wonderful Crudities to. the Stomach, ll!lY, gallant vail, '

whol Digeftion is depraved, " 3.

The more any thing is deledable to Glutrc-

R U LEV I. the more abominable it proves, when 'cis

1. .lottc~~ill1d yields the more noiforn fmel, and

Keep as much as may' be from the view is [he reafon why Iuch as fare hard.and work

dainty Feafts and Banquets. . ,- have fweecer and pleafanter bodies chan

2. as live idly, aad fare delicioufl y, the per-

The difficulty of keeping a juft meafure of t4eIr Garments excepted.

Diet, proceeds from Appetite, and proceeds from Apprehenlion of ~he culq .... oI.t ••••• ~ ••• '*' •••• +."'t. which conceives Meats to be delightful and .' ,. , ianl:; which Fancy is ftirred up by their

and frnel : the preience of every Objelt move the Fancy [0 what perraineth to it felf; vain a thing is man.

It is far more difficult to reflrain the

tire frors good cheer when it is prefenr, from the defire of it when it is away. The may be teen in the Objclts of all the other

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Cer~4i~ ObjeEtions AnfllJere~.

ces,

Objelt. I~ ..

tfIetlJer. this cMeafure and flmt bemg once found out, ought to ~e altered, or

not? >

.Anfw. I.

Winter requires iomrhirI« a larger quantity of ' than Summer.

R U L EVIl.

I.

Imagine the things whereunto ~lurtony Hot and dry Mears agree heft with Wintet-,

lures tis, not to be' as outwardly t ....... --, .. and woill: with Summer. '

"vi". Good, pleafanr, Iavory, and , 3·

, but filthy, fordid; evil, favored, and dete All chis requires no luch great fcrupulofiry;

as indeed a little time after they wil appear. ' an eafie matter in Summer, to iubftralt a

2. from your Meat, and add re your Drink;

. ,,·All things when they are refolved nto in Wimer to fubftrall from your Drink,

Pnaciples, fhew rhemielves in their ~olors~ add [0 your. Meat.

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, 4. [0, it's but faftin~ the next Meal, and an

Befides : If fuch extraordinary wei again, provided it be noc confianr ;

Iequired,a man_ mufi: alter his Di~t,ac.c :ordllO(! a pieceofmacler is ir, when one hath ea-

the -Air alters 1ll drinefs.and meifhire, ...••. ~"'" coo much .~t Dinner, .coforbear earing any ruch as pleafe may. , ? or if coo much at Supper, to avoid

nextday? . ,

Objelt. 2. ' . 3.'. ,

W betbe» the dff-yty'Meafilre ollglJ* to be We intend not fucha final quantity as is i~

~n atone, or more timel' ? - to maintain Nature; but fuch as is convenic:or and agreeable to the Scoma~b;

, .An[w. I, beft conducing roheakh , and if chis Elil;"

The Antients, who lived in bot l.,;ount[IetlIII,.~ , cheJ?hyfitians, I fhal not Ieek'ro pleaie

cookie all together,· and that about ,three the clock in the after noon.' .

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, . Object 3., I. '

This Stint, or .ret 'I\I.1.eafr,re, "tJtb been nr"'Ul'lnt"e Crudities, whi~h is the Mother of

, d.em~zed by ,many excelleni PbyfitianJ.· _'u.''"'G.L,;;r.

. 2, ;

: >, .'. .Anfw. !.": 'Ido tempers the Humors (if there be fuch

f.er~s becaufe it made the \efs work t.IIn': gs' in the Body of a healthful Man) and

them, ' [hem iij equal proportion, that .they

.: 2. nor in quantity, nor quality.

It may be they quarrel oaly at ehe 3·

of ehe Diet , which If chat be- all, we Whe~e there is an agreeable proponionable-.

ffiiluulay ca[q_aHi Iorntirnes exceed : amongit thofe things which areCOm~lOPl~Y,

called

_eq~~.,_ ••••••••••• +* •••••

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Chap .. 4. :A Temperate 'Diet frees from.

,. Vi/eafes.

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2.

W eak Perfons, and aged People, held take it at twice, becaufe tmalquantiries fuit

with weak digeftions. .. .

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Cufiornand Complexion muit be heeded'

this particular. ' .

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t}lealth for the'lVch lind Poor, by 1)iet, ""ithout tPhyf.ck.:

called Humors; there isno matter foraftckne1s chac the tint may be concoded, ere you take in

to work upon; for(hegro~nd,ofHealth lies" : theChyle made of fuch Meats muft

dns, That r he Humors be nghd y and proporti- be crude, which cauf ech many Inconveni-

onably tempered in the Body. ences, as,

+ I. It fils the Brainwith Chollerick and Fleg-

Experience reacheth, That fuch as keep a marick Excrements. . '

bel' Diet, are very ieldorn, or never moleft 2. It breeds Obflructions, "

with Difeafes; and ifat any time' they are 3· Ic corrupts the temper ofche whol Body.

prized with a ficknefsvrhey bear itbetter, + It fils the Veins with putr..itiedHurnors •

. recover it tooner than .tuch whole Bodies-are 9· ,

, ful ef 11 Humors, as an Eg is ful of Meac, If the Stomach make a corruption inftead of

, 5~ ~ conccltion, the Liver cannot turn that bad

The Reafon is, Becaufe. all Difeafes ""VI_,.II in:o good blood; for [he fecond conco-

their original fro~ Replet~on, 'Vi'{,,:r canner amend the faults committed in the.

more Meat and Drink chap r\ ature requires, ; 119r the third, thofe in the fecond.

tlle-Scornach can weI coucod. . '10.

,e. T~1en from corrupted. bleed, ':luff needs pro-

Excdlently.then fald the wife man, ccrrupred Flelh , but by litcle and little it

37.' 'tviany,/;a't't?'perijhed' by Swjet!, bllt ptIrrefies,and breeds, firft,Diieaies~. iecondl,., that is temperate, jha.Uprolong hit life; and Death.,

little before, 'Be nor greedy upon eoery I I.

and POUl' out tby [elf upon e1J~ry meat, for Now then, a fober Diet cauferh a goo.d Chyle,

1nliny meats tIJere will be jick.!zejJ. l\owa fuch a one as is agreeable [0 Narure , from good

Diet preven£s Crudir.es , and by ,. · ..... "' .. n"·Chyle, good Blood is bred; and from good

takes away the root of Difeates- Blood, proceederh good Nouriilimenr, and a

7. , good (emper throughout the whol Body.

That which we tal Crudities) is the' 12.

tbncotholl of Food. Neither is this al the benefic of a fober Diet

8. (which if it werE', it were worth rheembraciOg)

When [he Stomach, either through the Dut alto it coafumerh the fuperftuous Humors

~ea.t quantity of .tdeats, or of their ' th~r are already in the Body; and ohac more

- qualiry, or ofthe varieryofcheni ' fately, more effectually, than bodily exercife

time, or not a due {pace taken between dorh, or can do.

13. For

lJIealtb for the ~ich and Poor,

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13·

For, Exercife c~nfu!edly flirs the Body; iUYiIM,£l •••••••• t.- .. ;,.- ..

thac many times with much perturbation of the - .. . '. - . '

H_uhmors'hwith.mucdhh~atfanbdhazabftr~offi Chap'-,r »: : ,

Wit muc pam an grle ; ,ut a menee }

witheafe and equality make a general A-temperate Diet arm! the!l3OJi .

on- .' , '1+, "::";",'", againft external Accidents. .

-, For it extenuates what is over thickened, 0-

pens what is clofed, confumes what is fuperBu. , : I. ,

OUS, opens the pillages of the . and 'U"",Q. Thofe: that 'have their' Bodies free, and un-

the Spirits deer, and chat ' , . and the Humors wen concodtfd;: are'

of me Humors, without fluxes and pain, [0 eafily hurt by hear, cold, or labor and

out heating the Body, and hazard of Di [he-like inconveniences; as thofe ~vhofe

without expenfe of tim.e, or neglelt: of are ful ofijlH\lmors.; ,

Employments.. , ,:' '. , ',: ..' ~. - ,

! i 5. at any time they-are thereby prejudiceCJ7';,

, We deny not but Exercife may, nay, ' are much foonec and as much eafier .

to be ufed in due time, I and in due meafure,

quarter of an hour before Meals, 'Or fo, C'O f _"-, ,_ .. _ ' ' 3';' , '

,~~ejght, Dr f ~ your Arms about with a . ,in ' WOUnds,' diifdcariqns and' ·bru1f~,.

weightin each hand, ['0 leap, .or (he like; are Ioon cured, becaute there arenoill

this ftirs the Muicles of the ISreaft. ,fl~w [0 [be place afIlilted. ' , ,

, " . 4:' ' , , ,:": ,'-,

in alruch cafes, [is the Flux of Humors cau~e h pain, cotru~on and III damacion which are t~ (lungs chac hiI14er ~c. '. j

16

'-.,"

'- ;

.' -,

E

7I~attb for the '1li-cb and Poor ,. ,

.' . .'

IS

._. by Viet, ~ithout Phyfu;~

.•••• +t+++*,ot-t+++,"++++'.';'+,+. ~[e (0 all (he menons ~~ereUll~oapFertai~ing~

~ " ';:_- . l' . '.,<. ~ : - , .' , ',- '. for ;hea vinefs ,dubefs, and [he lik~ oppreftlOns '

Chap; 6. " fromill l;lumors,illd ill Hu-

1Temperati 'Diet re_p_tfl.s Eh,i,~.e.. fro~' Diet, whereby the J~ynrs.ctnct

- . , ~"r . of the Body a+etilled ful of iqpc!-

':v'" , mical.1?iftaju.·, ' moifiure.."

., ' '3. '. . -. . . r"

o Alfo that it Iober Dice Cheers, and cleers the, is peripicucus; for 'm Diet cauierh ill ,ill Humors Hop. rhe paffa~es,of\he.

which a fober Diet in a Inial time l\e-"

.' _.. '" . _ .

I.

All Epidemical Dileafes, ,as Iuch as are real Pbyiieians knowv proc;E4tro~l1, the .Ayrcorrupred by planetary influence, ,

. . 2.

The e"il of the i nfluence of the l' lanets, ,li~ 4.. .

nor in the Planets.buc in our own I:;od!es, if_,~,.~.,,~; :iris.:cle~r, t~a< in'him-that k~epsa,

rhere be 1'0 rnder there; you ffiay knock the D,et,the concoction 15 pt;lfelt,gOQd ElOOd>

F .inc and Sr;:eU tog)[~', ril yow: Hearrake, ; and of good Blood", good Sr)iriCS',free,.'

before you can geu he fire ro rake. and cleer r fo rhae borh agiUicy of

3· , . and vigor of mind IS thereby acqui(cd.

n- then vour Bodies be kept cleer from cor-

fllFtion, . by ~ [empera[~ bIEr i [here is nOi:AiDg for tile Dueae to work upon.

. ~. . - .' ~ ('. -lii _-;

.+i'+~,+++,*,.{::.t-++".f*~+" ~

, ",.Chap~- ,8., , , r. ;'

.,l Jober Diet mak.e~',~{enJz ve ~ni;c;.:,~;~

- "'._ - ~ ""~ ..

. . . ~ . - - ~.

fober Dier.iior ori!y ~i:i~£s.heal[,~,?f~Y;'. " vigOr· of mind, boch \\,il1th are ~e~y ~ffir:e~ :.~:; things, worth more- t h~n<freOlo,e .prere:;; bUt::" it gives Ipng"lj(~ to [he~ tha~ ~o~O:~r,lr ~ ,~ll~~

God;b\/i~ : ,._. -' J: ". ":',' .-

-' .-;!7 ... .", .,~- .:;:' ;. .: :~i':J~j;)",~;;

E~ l" ~~~'Ir.finice:

... ~ . .. ,

. Chap. 7~

.A jobe'r1Jietmakes mens 1lotliesfit for ail) Employment. ,

by lJ) iet; without fPbYA .

ZI

-r- 2-. -

. Infinite examples mig_~t -~e· brought ofrh~s, I Ifhanonlyquoteo.n~?whl~h IS G,,:~, whoW keeping·an orde[~yl?!et.,.l~ved one hundred and twenty years. wbiehin that hot C~qnrry, w~ere he Hved~ was as g;:eat a. wonderjas it he had. Iived t\vohtiIidred-yeers here,

... 3·· ,

As for the in fluences of the Planers and their .Aridre~iz~ .t~ey rna y- go S~~e .; heir Enres; th~

life: is fornr H1ll2 above rheirinfluencejfor their 8. . .

intlU{;;IKe is onlv upon.the fentiral part of man: Laftly, .r'h~t chis bngh~.e comes by. chep.ower

buerhis.Iifeus racioea! 3.fl&fa!:" abeverhe Pitch. 1Il~ ~at~rafwax, and norbyanyfu-

of ienrualliry, :uroll gIrt of God 1S deer; becaufe the

_ . 4~ Priefis who S~ick clefe cotemperance

. ; We m-jghc deer thisa little further~hu~: Wrf v"CI"y long.

aU,knowrhat .chere is ~·ftarry pare wirhin our _... 9-. .

Bodies, -as -wel as wiehour, which mrxingwil ! have a caution cr [\',."0, to give, and an. Ob-

irifiuence. with that w·ic hour , cauteth I)iteafes; . anfwer.before ~ conclude this Chap-

fo rhas -if· the internal, celeftial pan: were t,., "", ... -.;,~

pure [here could be no more rnixrure wuh any r o.

e_~e;n~l : (rpI_P.(ld ~tfO evil influence, than is tafirraf"O-ffebders, Murrherers and the

between Oyland water. althouqh they keep never Io exa.f a Dier,

.- . 5· .: - lIeldorll live long, becauie venge"nce I rotecu.erh

nlisis~hereafon~· Iuchof oldthat led fober yetdierfiey uot by corrupnoaof Body;

Iives, were verruous men & liv~ 1~;asSl)cra- ward Violence,

tes iHippocrateJ', Paulus JEmd2U-s, .Auguftm II.

C~J4r,qg.c.. Bucfuch aswere hate,rsofa}Obej: People extreamly aadiued to lufr,:;re feldom

Ilf~, were [worn enemies.to vercue, a~ Cali~ hved, becaute nothing Io exhauricrh {he

'H~lf.Oiaba.].us, Gefa,: Vite1ljJl~ &c. .. . s~ and befl juyce of [he Body, as li.iir

.. . .. -6. '.-. more weakens and overrhows nature :,

If ilnyqueftion- a ~ Czleftian,~otipn wirhiQ rh iL1S we fhall thew hereafter is much mit i-

uS)iilfwcrable to the motion of the Heavens, let by a Iober DIet. .

him E 3 I:. But:

_. . --------

but confider, rhat:l~.an is an exalt Epitome ~ll;c1l·1UJ,J~ and-he ls-anfwe.ted. ._.: .:

• • < ,-' • •• ..

, ', , .

. Thu~ J~~; re~; ~ fober life mitigares.ey,il ~~u~ of die P'lanets; and If fo,then by the very

.rules, ic, as ~ uch encr~a tech. the good; and is a rerre'Iiall'Paradite to him rhacuierh, farr exceedipg 'ipal~bJlifoj2J' Garden olde-

.--.._ ""-

i _.

·B~::.~ io~e wilf~":.~here are in the w~rld which Eve [O'ejcream Old Age; yfCkeep no fuch Diet, but: ftuff [~c:'m[elves ~eJ:-Y day to the ful with meat and ~ln!lk.. To this Laniwer,

.!. ,. ," ,',. i~:, .. ' ". ':

1. This is .rare : mo~Gluttons'die before tbeu;rime. And cI1eS\valiow makes ,rio~ aSum-

mer, - ' - -

1.4·

2. If Irregular eaters and drinkers would obferve amoderarion, theywould queftion!eiS Iive much longer and in berrer health.

. , ,-' IS·'

3. Their' mind Suffers for it, though their Bodies do not , rhe whol forceofNarure is, and mutt needs be Enthralled to [he concoeticn and dige:lion of meats tro.n wh ich, if it be dra wn ro the dmy of concempl,n ion, theyeither make but woodden work at char, or eire their digefi:ion failh them, and chen Cruditiesof nec~1ity

tallow" ,'- _. ,

I <S. '

Their Heads by iH Dier, ar.e £?l ff~ught W'.,.j Vapours; wh ich cloud (he rnmd, fo [hat if they. excerci.e [heir thoughts much, about any deep fiudy, it caufeth pain and griefe, fo that a} rhough they do live long in' Eody, [hey live bl' tlite le in underftanding, And what is this more than (0 make thy Soul a Have to the Elefh, I , ~.;erv.:nt to his Vatlal.

17·

ill 1LICh a life Suits w~-< Naw;;

--------------~-------------~~

-: by VJiet, Wiff)Out P1Jyfic!{~_ _ _ 2~,

Nature, 'much' lefs wirh '"Chrifia_nicy,' 'whofe happinefs confifts in rriorrifYingdle fences, 'and excert:ifing rhe mind which is the better p.arc gf

'man. - - ';,' -, ..,. " '.-

J S. ' _

They chat are bf.\\~_ciaKiy: Conftirutions, if they Jil,.·e. remperarel y , are more fecure touching health and-prolcmging ot their lives.than thote of rhe ftrongell coafhrurionsare or can be, ifrhey live in remperacely •

19.

,For the-former-have noillmoifture in their BOdies, 'or at leaft, nor i~l !uch" qU:lI1ti~y as co breed Difeafes, but the lacier in Iorue few years, inull of necefiity have theirBodies cloyedwirh

il Humors.which by little and Iircle putrefying, ~o iOODe*- or later break O~t into gte~ .'I!11d

~gef(jus Diteafes, , ,

20.

I fhall add bur two Aphorifms from q_a.~

and fo conclude chis Chapter. -,

, They (faith he). who are weakly cornplexioned from [heir Morhcr. 'Womb, mayby r~. ~eJp of (hat "r;c,whichpreiCribe:; cl.e (OU[te:oi Diec, cn:to:ail1 [0 cxrrea.n Old Ag", and ri;<,~ ~it!10UC diminution of iences, or ~1Ckn~f~1-:' way.

2J. . r

The Iaft he quotes ofhimfelf. " "

As for my parc ' (iaith he)' though I never ha: ahealrhful.ccnftitucion of Bad V trorn rny ver Birth, yet oy uling a good Dier after the twent ei ahc fear of my Age, I never fell into r?e lea:

,- E + Sickne

,

.. -p-.- ._ ~-.- - .. __

.' -by -9i),ie1', .trJith~ut ~lFb)flC~-

_-=- ._ c __ ,__ _

~. By external Violence.as [he Sword, Bullet , . (ial~wc:s oc(h~ llk~ '. .~ .. : , .. \ 2. By aboundance of ill Humors, whereby _ . Rad tal rnohhire j~ Ddt . oppreffed, S~.

condly over-thrown, .

. 3·When[be~~cala.uroors h.r1oqg Jpace

of time is quirecoefumed. '

'-'-4.

In the firft and Iecond kinds ofthefe deaths, . is much difiurbance or ~arure, and io by .I.I"'HI,; •• (U. .... " ... much .griefeand pain fimft needs

'1".. - ; 10 regard, Radkal moiftme which is the

i~dt not feem a miracle ,that Spirit and BOdy of Ni;1ture, is'Viol~ndy aifaulte4 ana over-

fhtiuld<parc friends and wuhour pain or griefec, .'~'-""'M

for it' ma.y ,by a foped~fe be' brought ro pafs: .. 's.. .

.\\fhiCh.is our task in this Chapter co prove. In the third, rnufi needs be very Iirrle-painor

.... . . 2. at al, in regard .rhe bond ot-l~t~·:jS ~uice

: For: in .fuch, the bond that unites ~~em isun- .'cll.U;U and diffolvedby lirtleand litrle : for as

looted not by any Violence ufed co' Nature, -m,oiilure waftech by 1irrIe a[]cl1irr{e, fo

bml;l.Y·a Simple refolurioo, and Confumption ural heat abarerh in like manner, and rhe

ofRadiealmoifture. . . . •. beingfpenr, the heat is cxc:iugt:ii!hedqs

, ~. J~e_lll.4nl.pS.."·_

: ~or as a burning Lamp may three waiesbe 6.'

exti!]guiihed. . .' . . . • Now then to the put-pore: by a temperate

t; 'By outward VIolence, when It JS Blown evil Humors are prevented, nei.her is .

out, or the like.. •. _mqift\.lre overprefled, but M~ lives til

2 -. By pouring in fo much, Water~whereby moifiure and natural heat beborh by ,

the Oyl is drowned; of time _mfWJii.bly confursed, and Maus .

3· When the Oyl i.t ielfis Ipent.and conium- . to live.dies when his Spirir departs.. '

ed.·. .

s ' E,-en .fo Mans. lite, wh~ch iri.tl_1i.~.p'il.rticu:lafj much retembles a Lamp; IS three W~l~~~Kt,llJg-

~i!he4. .,'. ."

Si*~er~~ uole~s ,~,w~¢_,t¥n,~~)o.4Pt~~~Y ifr;e~ver .i,akellby ~vp;~!Iluchwear¥~ ,

.. ".t + ++ ·++ t ••

. '<i' ,. ,Chap. 9.

.. '.4 fiber ~tet.m.akes M~ndie

• c :_:. JI1*utP4i~. '. "

I. i- I

i. By

- - by 'Diet, without Phyfic4:

--- 27

. iaIly, if fome Topical Bemed.es alto be

.+t4 ..... +t+++~,,;++* .... +.... of which Lcemrnend a Iirrle Black Wool

.: ., . ,,- .: "', ,I", .lhoof~a··in .J1qua.~it£ and wrung out hard, and

Chap~., ,10. ' earfropped ~vith iC;,._

A Jaber Diet maintains the fi1Z~eJ But I fh~l make thischiefiy appear in the fence

.. ill "Vl. I.gaur. . cafting, which ischiefly affiitted b;,.: il Hu-

~ fGr'lf Chollerick or Salt Humorspoife[s

,. ,.. >; .i· Pillar, (whether they proceed from the

." I. ' " or Stomach it matters not) alchingstaft

H::lVing fhewed \~:~t ~~nefi[s_it brings to the or Salr, [hen it is ill Humoss "affillt the

~ody; let USI>10\~ ~l~ealmlehlg~er, andfuew and may (as we have aboundamly al-

.fome acivaI)rages,lc ~flngstCJ rhernind.: proved) be remedies by a faber Diet. .

2. 7. .

It adrninifl reth foundnefs and V,igour to jhe AHo that a fober Diet mends the taft excee-

outward tenfes, . . . . ~~. ., . . , , is rhus proved, ;ordinary food, yea dry

~n e.xainplt would n~t do amifs. it ielf hath a berrer taft when real hunger

.: . , 3·· ,_. . for it, than the daintiefl fare that can be

The fighc in antienc ~len is chieflyclouded, when Gluttony cals for it.

becaufe the Optick Nerves. are clouded WItn 8.

fuperfiuous HUQ10rs and Vapors.whereby ehe For it is evil juvces that aiIict the organ of

Animal Spirits, which are Sub{~r9"ient, to the (aft thar breed loarhtonn.ets of good and

:fight, are either darkned or choaked in t'l~rr ' Food, which being taken a~-ay,then

progrefs- . is, as it fhould be,...; and 110t til then.

. + . ~

This jmpedimenr is taken aw~y by fobriety Wewil grant, Old Age may abarerhe Vigor \

in Diet, and avoidian tuch thin~s as fill [he head the fences, elpeciall~ of the .Eyes and e~res,

with fumes, ftrongWines, thick Beer &c. . Radical rnoifiure 15 by Iitrle and Iittle

. 5· - but: no otherwife, if the Diet be

The like we may fay of he2.ri:~g, by gro[e

Vapors that faldown to chi; T i.npanurn.or elfe til theNenre that is fllb1t~-~-ient co hearinz, which is remedied by the .arne means, the former is

. elpecially

Chap,

br'etol,e the fault lies in the Humors.

'.~~ .:-(i •.

~.# •• +W-+." •• ".I."" The.~ff.eltionof the miodfoll,ows rheapp~

, , " " .. .: .,' .. ~"""'VL' of (he fancy , [he' apFehenfion'.of rhe

. , is .conformable. 1:0 the d:iipoficion

. [h~ . Boqy, : and.,E~ 'p£edominate _ Humors . ; and ald'lOlld1. Vr.;,Pr~ofe .himielf tcarfe carpac [uch:a:n Aphorifm 'is this is, we wil tor Illufiracion take, cleecirin the Therefore coalider,

I· . '. . . 7. "

It-it aihamefulchingior a Man ro.be-angry,at ·1. ChollerickMell:,drearn of; Fire,; Burn-

theiraggil1g cia S~raw~,.:to be a !la~e roM~lan:- .ing, Fighring, KiIluJg,&c.· ;' cholly cares .and tears, ,[0 makeaGodptones 2. Melancholly Men dream of Darknefs.Fear,

BeByancfa trade otConcupi.cence. Funerals.evil Spirits,~hatevertheydre~ ,

. .2:. •.. ', : of, be Cure Fearisar one end. ". .. .

'Neither is it only fhamefnl (thGugh one 3. ,Flegq.lati~k Meni dnesm 01:' Rains.;. great

,\~O;.ildt~ink chat: Wttre·m()tl~enougb. to make Warers, Drowni:t1~,.Shipwrack &c._

@d~~:~e~;:)1:n~c i~jsa-Uo. :. ; +. Sanguine Mendreanr uillymg,BanquetilJg,

I -, ~elJemy:(oVeI:.rue. Song~and la-ve:maw:rs.

4' Cooqarr~{1heC?-kb. ' .. 7.,' .

3<" .Q;~prObnous co. ~Mldl\kn. .Dreams are no.hieg buerhe apprehenfions of

1· ' Faacy,.w-hen[hej~are afleep, fo cham

1\ fober Diec with rnucheafe Remedies ~n _11" ... ,,.. thac in ,wiikmg,as wel as ileeping;the

thC!F~~~if.~~i[·t::;, parciy.bycorrethiog,and part- r.b~gsaccording-tQ.[hepre-

1y titl fub.ih4(ti;~ the Humors that caule rhern, HUn19J,", Jil ic'~ cor.reaC£lorother~

aW,~l'a,t .evil Hd!l1QrsiutheBody cah.e thein, hy reaton, - , ~

. '. - CI

Wdl~l.l:~J.~ly prove, " . . . . 8 .. _

. ~~ Y"Olffe~en; cha:~dle ~x(e{Sof evil Hnrr-Ors

8L-l~h asare ful of :CholIecickHU!-nm~~ are !~ l1atwalcoQdicionandappr.ehenuou,'

'-}h~J.-je:;·;;';'rr~".' and r ... :b:. rho.e th ... c are. till ·of ~\ve;~ew.youina.wordor.two"

1\r··''''r,,..~·,i;; h.L1").",,,o ~N" ia d ""'p,r:'-e tul 0.1" odef5 1".... ; ..... ' .

-~'_'!'-~~"".l."'-'l. ...... -t \1.'--"""0.,,""' ........ 't- ..... 1".,1 h ... __

~"l <'=,,-.-. ' and v' ch-re Ht:rp~_J'S ')\I;·,· .. ,r;" 'ilHl1~

.... ~~-,_l_~ Io~". -""" .. It ... • .• ~l. ,-(",\ 5. , ... ,,~~_ _ .

1-~~~n ~ rhcr~ iOUo:::.'s trenzres and m2d:;~h;

. lhe~etQ(e

ChaRt II. A/()ber Diet: Mitigates tbt,P:iDltn~e . ,,:;' oj IP*iOllS.a~d 4fJeaion~~ . :' ;

. '.

:'

t'fIealt/) for tbe'1\ich ;z.nd Poor,

Choller in-as-much-as it is extreme Bitter

and rberefore contrary to Nature, CJ.uferh' 0- ther Mens words or Deeds eo teem to proceed from bicremefsof'Spirir againft him?'. asrhougb whatfoever . was Iaid or done, was intended a- .

gainft him with deipire.and injury. ' .

1·0.

Becaufe Choller is fiery and' Impetuous, it makes the Aprehenfion ·{.\vifc and violeor, and drives a Man co a Ipeedy revenge of the evd, which .he doth but fuppole 'vas done againft:

him. ' .. : '

I I .. .:

The Mclancholly Humor is heavy, coldend dry, Lumpith and tour, and alwaies Cit abounding) . Obnoxious to ,the, h~rc.: now by. r~foil ot Its coldneis and heavinels, rr cannot metre a Ma,n to rherepuhe of evil.as Choller doth, which is light and active, bUI: pofieffech a Man with fcare and care, and defireofrevenge.

.' i2'.;

It were ia vain Co Ipeak of the other complexions: a Man of any ',Brain rnay_tee icrruein . [hem alto, let us fer a lircle the evils [hey do-co' . Men, and .how .they pervert. [he mind from

venue.

13· '

COOlltt abounding makes Men angry,Rilffi, haftv;: bold; quarrelforne, peevifh,' fweaiers;~' .cu~fe[s,.bi:awle[s: hen~corneSfighcing,k~ll~" wounding, one another &c. F or dru~n fraies . cbale .. from [he fury of ChoUer m-

I flamed

... by Viet"J?!i.i.kput Pby[u:4:; -'

.1J!'o'I", .. ~. ~ Iec on. ~e by the Wine.

14. <r , " "

make, Men r.-.lljfal·~ l.~_ ....

. . _ [¥~;e~«~'~t~;,andM:~

.... ' [fie Er~U1, and ielJds. up luch1ilrhy pours from rhr H YPOOKllJdna to the Bra' _

it unties a Manfor ariy bu1inefs. . . 10,

FI~,~ike> Meoii~!:-~eepy ,~arflll,forgec~ unnr r?r any ~~rer or COlJlequence: for al.{llllQ:h r~!~ Humo~ .~.enot fo hurrful to.rhe: as Lholler and, ~ela~1Ch?I1y; y~t. is it hu:--e~I [0 ~hen;lmd; rur,It ~uls thcvig& " Sp .rrrs, by Its mqifiUre,cioyltlg (he Brain .

.• toppl'-Jg their palfJges..· _.

. 16. .'

No;v a ~~ber_ n.~er doth in gre~t parr Remedy rheJee:~I, gbal~~h,e"lby liuie.,andUrtle;ure el.hc~r con:U;]\JI1g (hem wuhin or drichern. om by 4~~reep.; etpecially if fhe be

a Iitrle b~.· Ierne prDpei: :Medicine. '

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Befidesar~is-, the wJlO{[f!m~e.rofthe Body corrected, [here hemg a tupply of Ptt~e well, tempered Blood wirhout iiDy cru~or. t.upertI~ou-s Humors, lQ char iuch ~ a IoberDier are, Ciilm,aIf.;ble)cour!:~!l),

, and .i~lod&are,)n" III things, tOrrh~ 19n Nour fhrnenr, which Nature work; p~u1ahBenJg;latfc:ltions chrotigho~~~e

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BdidCS at this,c¥ilB~$ do not· orily fiir ' up

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· .. 'Healtbfm'"tbe~i~hand·cpoor;

---,--,'-lP-. raffians.ai](Vfet;t~ ~W'otk,~t afRirti;;rt_ felves are tee ~m fire an41tr£nJ~(hr ~~ by the paffiOl}s,' and .~Ulgbdi~? kiI),d~4;. t)ti~y' adq, .~ev.: fttent#l}(dLbepilfliOnS" iHid'clitrealf?tR"km, fOI:

exam ple. ' . ,._' . . , ' ' (' , ,

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; A Chollerick Man'w.'fehhel,> anfiry,at'-a1"Up'" pofed mjurv, hIS angert€J enllarnes 'che H.~cr, and-ehe-Hurnors 10 'rin:rea\eth· <he ailget:tlt4t he wil norfurfer-a friecd tQ fpe'akco lrini, d}c,rigb helo.ved him never fo cteerly'~

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, And .in'r1ghing ,whie_h:bY-depreffiOti '?f .[he btarL~ ierhu iUf'o~' vifii-l ipidts~ a..' h~ftens Contu.nrxion, rhe more a'man'hghe£hj [he'

mor~ ~e deiires to fi~h. i' -: --;, " " , '

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Thereis fcarce aAy.[hiD~rmoredefireable to a ft4deat than a good merttCry-. '

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~t~~~FY is mblt commOh~y im-peaChe~byl~ cold Humor poffening the Brain, fiQPpill1'; the narrow paffages 'of the Spirics, ,benumbing_ the Sphi~s t~mleIvesi-.whefdY-'tRey.cbCtomt

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koO"·v$ __ nee, whache faid.,~-ft~wbJEhein:'

iel1ded tofay',-,but is fain ro.askrhe ftanders.,py,

whac'themact~· tteate_dabPut wa.s. • ,

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This is dared three wa1es~ .. ' .:

I. 'aeetQf¢· the arum;}: "Spirit, ' whiQl. [b.~ 'fha~eftlakes tlfe, Qfjn remembe[~aa~ ~;is fJldd,ainly i~~.cepred in her tour~; by, f~e Flegniaridf:' I:J;~or, bywhiQi

,;:. inten;eptian, app[~"nfron-' cea1etb ClW , copfequerdy all remem&rance., ' " :,'~. In chat the apprehenfion w~ feeble aria

withofit.lteftexioR; by _ r~,afo.n of the pqornefs~~nd~unapt~~fs or~he Sp~ritS;;, pqW appreheh(iQ~ ,\vlchooc l\.efiexlon - carmo;t

, IIijIke ~py print fat remembrance ; for. ii) l"em~~llCe isiI_:timediady. FQijv~rt~ almuc OurOWD aCtions, and but medIately

about difcourfe. " : ' " -. ,

3. ~r~* unaptaefs of the; Spiri~:f~~' . [nougn there be 'I' pfiri[ "or F oot-ft~I' of

what waS faidor4ooe"lt:fr; Sufficient of) its OWI1 part;yecarethe"Spirits fo Poor oc impur~~. or ,h~. :_~~~'re cannot make

'ufeofthemto tinditDU~, ':' " < "

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;. Now this great and -appat~ntev!l is wonder- , borh prevented .before 11: come, and cured :jt is: ~e;-:by alfo~[ ; an<} ~emp$te:

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tec: .fuch as' are.~"·t,rou~l~ avoid excels of .~_,I~.rl'" of driJlw,as alfo' to Lead iuchil as' .

hOt; aririk~ 'and W Ib~'~~~lC~ l~d up un~h?l-, be fit tor communication with h91Y

iofn Vapors to rhe Bi:aln, Of tr rheco~ or .. , •. ' .' read ~j~Htly thiS Chapier(: " ,

dieiLStomachsreqUlreE~e~,lecthemdfInkthem .0.', . z;' , ."

in Imal quantities and p!~lellt1y a.ftercmeals, . W o~~d Y01:l b_e watc~~l;yrov~den~.;ci~~m-.,

v ·ofa.g_ood forecafhof a found Ndg_rnt'!!')c,

For although tlie' \Vire it 'fe~f~e ~t yet it .""1" =. giye ,g~ c?un_k!l,' able [~c~l~_re~lld:

tlreedscoid rilfeafey,'Vt~. ,n,lfi!n~c~qns o~ ftu~y'~, ~~n~~w ·eX..:~!en[ m:\\'ba!.~u--?.;..:

'ihe!:L!lng" Co~~s~ Ap~oplextes Falf~ ~('. , . .~.~~ h.Ither, this IS tbe w,ay. . . .. ~

:And the. reafoa lSi. beea';lie I[ fils t~e Hea~ with ". _ . . j." . .'. ,'..'

'Vapbrs which t~ Bl~:lln _ cool~~fl~ ~~?eals ':,~y ;~~i~ t!l~t:lS (he hOly me~~~~d .c~nie t~

Inrb cold Flegm" wlucb IS t~ qrufe-Of there famTli.u: WIth' God; were adornedw,t-n the

evils. _ , ." .. : ',:-'! :1.::: 'cs of prophefie and ,wl'ou(.lir: miracles, ·&nd

,'..,". .' . 1,' i - , .. '. irable ro rhe world .. , T r' '

·"Let ru~Il as much ismay be, K~P rhemfelves '::' - ~ :... 4, - .',' "; :" >

t'6)~ drY'Diet, -,andavoidmQift~m,e~c~, for fe For~ afober Diet; denfif1g,·tneir.BoolfS.

1nOlft Humors wil nor: be bred;:(ir be,IDg bred, iinpudries~ ; apcfbav;,ng . alwaies [heff.

wil'fil ilion rime.bewnfl:lmed, and tbepilffages lifted~u_p to God, admiring him inhis

:~fthe.,S~r_i_rs 1!1~~e_ free, 'and ch~ 8£~in reduced Godvouchfafed [0 come downtotnem,

r.c),rrs-n.ftUrciI temper. ' , them wonderfully '~ccording [0

PJal. 34. had an Eye unto hH~were

cnlighten~~. , ' .. \

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Such it is that Godrnakes partakers ofh~s fecrecs,aridinftntments ot his marvadous works, to the Sons of rnen , that Io [he world may . know, how acceptable filch a kind of .hfe ,is to,

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.~.~r:O·f($-l E~yiorfe,t!ta~ d~)ip: ~ri Vigor. Diet cauferh rhele wonderful revelations of . Wir; in ftudyiog, reatoniog, rinding God to t1!e fonsof men, bur [his 11ay;alldam . :::"_l .> ".. irul[QJm!l able to prove ir, when 1 have done, It re-.·

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any g~. ~,h~ng 1l0l'pffi~ itim.elo~~ of_~; nor l!ace,any evil thmgl10f;~ncreafe In ,ilic b~r~dof ir, aWeisitbe pr~p# to begqQd.pr,evUby, the W1_d.e,~ding~: t.~~~ ,Jo It ~,,~'(e the affections,i9t~at ~?~onofth;~tbn~:, ding is ~any [1~t~ t~e: reafonwhy ~ell call ~:~d;, a~.,ey:~'~d, .ac. .~l.,qtpe$ [he. ~{gn, o~ mi1lak~I?&tm".appa~etl~ go¢ for ~.

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. ~Y al. which ic' app~res, t,hat tb?ferhin,gs wnl£h" hinder the funa ions .ot- tae.rnicd or 01)fcW:~[~m, or make. {hem dlffic~k and irkfom, at~", :rh~ ~hmgsw~~c~ l~ ~e~4 and trurh deb~ts us-,nqt qnly ~orn aqa,ll11I1g ,any gr;e~t: perf~!()n in al R~.m[al·Art~, but alto from 1p~i;~

tpoi~~~ have, .: ' ... .

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'AUthefe which we have already, often fhey.rep'before, proceed from naruralafilidioas of ~h~.a.I:ain,aRd~y be reruediedbyafer

foberDier, . .

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\ Neither doth a fober D let only cake away the impediments of ipeculation , but alfo admi. nifters yery many neceffary l.elps to.ir, 'Vit.

: I. Good Blood. . .

:~. Pure and well c;rnpe!ed Spi~. . 3. An equal and well tempered Biaill.

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.Thel~, fcn~d.er) !h.e .. ~n~~[s ~h;~ fo!Je.r piec ~111g; £0- a.miln;. ~e to 1;r.eataad~Ofk):higli· a Nature, that Laai not able ~o_'conceivetbem in. my mind, liluchleiS:t~~.e&'-.che~ by wriring., 1 m~ft ~~g{!tem.~4', ~llt~~t to g1¥~ou only' aghmpsofcbern: " ".:" __ : ,_ - ., :

; I. ~ven i~ <>:h~l.Age~emindischeety,expe. ;, .: ,dlte ar:a .:tiJgoroi.1S 10 al the employments

.thereot, . ,

2~~'~y;~n~l_ e$r~~«;e.Qf~ fore p:tt) Age~he' . v~~r;ot.:0t' w~#d,£}i:.rpo!~aI?Ii7fi(s:; ia,I1;!i ,- by appeanug,h.comes the more cont~m.p-

tible. ' . , .,- >. ~ ,

,;~j ~avenly' n1fl~~:=rs' rcJU,fh.: berf~-t; ~hen ,CQ).:ch1y: aredelpp~d.,;.,:.::;. . .. ,,,,, " ,'> ..

. ' + E(~~mty '::1-j.:~~·[ig$Qvp: ou~ltfa}ls;,~s ' r,: alw~,~es before. Q\lS ~)'es,,; and ,qVs.,~iu~s .(oQ.l~~prepa~~lq~~f~Ptt; ,I,)" ~::. , ~~: '\Y<; :r~p rht!i~~eF!rpl~ of a~,. tQsg~od we have gonen fr_om our youth upcili.hat .

, time. '. n .

6.~.inemedicatioD~, are pleafa~~ ~~au[e ,Iltt:eq: i::lDsd.and p~,lf( i.llRa[1~s o~#¢ rnind

, axe cslme '" "

'."Th(~ .rninds ai'~ .fic:[o.~ceive!.d4:~JIl-· Ipirauons and r~ydatioris ~ai1(fil\vales{q

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, A.'loijg~ life is little ~brth:lfid.off~l advantage,lf i~-ge Ipencin th~(er.vice ofchewo;-ld,lFch as live like beafls, in this world, when rhey are dead,$z~ftiHllesfual be written inche r;a~th.

CHAP.

_ by_ 7J~e~? _~ith~ut ,PbYficlc ," '-: -'39

me Fleth" ,a~d~brin~~h tranqu~lli~ ,_

FJdha~ SpIflt'. '. ,_., .-" .: .'Y _ ~>"

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Sine' CerertetlibeT~irtg~veiltif.:.;' :

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.:: ~XJoberfjtif :altaj~tb J~e,/.,' beat ~of' Luft., .~'

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'Scuff iJQt~'qur Gh~imFleflt :~dd Mn~ And luftful Vtnm~il'.wilpihe. ;,:;; •.

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" , Sobri~tr tak~ awa~' not only the matter if

,_ I. , - ."_,",,,,"', •• alfo the Jmpul~ye and exciting-caufes- to

l:uit-is''the MOthei.-,bffrn, the 1)evihb,efather,

a:ild'mifn;h~t [h~:Wdlhb, in wlUdi iC:,'~scon-; . !.. .', ,., , . ' j.:,

ci:ryect '; - . .'.;, ',' ... r • • , , \T~err,mtter6(1l!fi is~'ieahoundal1_ce:QfSa4f.

,2. ·The· lInpulfive caufe,~is' t~e,noreof arliciial

'A man' may' eafily per~iv.~ in hiq1felfa LHft .. the Seed Is-expefle~.'- .:,,' ~ '.

to finb.efore ir break forrfi:iri:'o att,: aad'Loore The eXCItIng caule··'iS'me- imaginatiOn 'of

ti~:~ht:i{?t~~-'gheftPitch or C~flftia~il:Y; ?£ matters. ..• . , ' ,

.t'J:ea:ifmd-'greateft'ftteng(h ot a Chrifhan IB S.· .. ' " ' ..

chis world [0 cn1ti0:P3te ~ bee ween ,[be. ·T his ~~agidirio~,firft:ffi-:rs u~ theC~pi ..

['6' the act, and the aCting of the_[ging lURed. , , ,~nd!~lacftra~~-wales thrrs up thespi-

after: T' .. ''',' , : " to. -e~pulfi()n, whl~1>~eft~t Ir acc6mpHih

'. ,3. " the tbhmg;.f!xcept thewtll retTram 1[,':Utia~i:'rIiis

'Bntp,o\vlbeEyesofmyunderftagdinggrow- corn .~t~,~o [~of~ ~Aieify lie, who are in the . ing-purer.' Hee' the lufting. after fig m~y be F1owe~Of[h~.lrAgej and : fir~h[: 9f ,<Narure,

much quelled though not qUIte anayed~o long ,fometunes the. Proverb be [rtle'~ Old

~1we~e:a~[~iSBo-dy.offin about us,, ' :' . ,,,;;:. ,- .:~: :,,'

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That this ma~ be methodically fhe~ I inftaIKe in one Lufr,' which ,is. nor, a lttd~ de-

ffhlCti\Te to Nature, and leave rharas'an pv~''''''II,I.II<1,Al;l.n

, pie for alrhe refl, It is Coocupiicence, "'.

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A fober Diet much alliies the t€O~~lti(1IOS-O[1

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_ ..• ip -, _.~~.-~a~thfortT;e~~ban~.'fo~r,.

.- , the'Seed~andSpirits areabated, aadl:tefflpered~

tUftful- irnaginaticws oeafe of their 'own accord,

. - d ...:r.M-r-. - {j1 uell«l.,;:'-·

cIifthey_. QA.U~''''&~l~:~ J,ily.q .; .. ".

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. It is,~:.~ip I;~r~~_ro,'me wbC\t':luftfu~ thoughts eitherJ:octP.~~ny od)e~:fin;rheJ)e. vii may caft into [he .~e~rr, forlfth~rei:'e:lo corruprion in the Body ant wer~ble to his temf [atioD,--~' had as~· be .qutet-ana.,~. his ·b[ea[h~9~!hisp~~t~~:::~;· ~-' '.: .. : ','

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;.,' As for Iuftful i~~gi~ri:ons they fpri~gf[om ""tl\w4J)y:a kind..()f,fI~thy wl1~ll ~. t¥rh ":f~b. t~ .difpqfi[~o~of-J~~Y,_ byr~afan of the predominate Humors zherein contained, ~lS :we;l8ve~1;.4rge_~w:e4b.¢ore. , '

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: , 'For proof of this: if 1'0 dee~ a t~ing need PKlef,~_ ~fuch._as __ .~_ . ifo1.10We6l00. [leey; itave. ~tllf! fDQ/t partbeen freed. from fuch imagina,:, tiims-,: ec, [emptatiOB.~,·l~. none, go .. ~I; to tii(pr9v.~it_ ,!it~t a ye9,£s expet1cmce. ;" .: - ~ .

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- : ,'If .·t~e be not: fibre, ofr;he(e tau{eslaid up .. ltefo{~~.~.nd .in theEPdi, {obtieW eafily -~. venteth. their growth ,. becaUie.:)n=·_. Qlt~~

drinks no more than ~rure requrres to futm,n :fhcf:BclA~, :;Cl~ ~G. brt'wte ilewil lOOk-to:tliitt ~n

.~,~~plac~'··;~:'::.~4~ ~ . } '. ,: .. =~:; .. =:.;:.,::

_ ; -.dUe ~then. £orUea{~Ie thequailtiqI'

is to ,weai,~[c it by-reafon ,not by ,

appetite is deceitful, and Ifhall tel you why!

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by Viet,-witJJOut Phyftc~

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Apperite doth not only defire rhofe thing~

\"~ich are fie for. conferva r~cn .o~ the Body, bu~ alto ,for T?rocrearlon, a~d 15 Io inrent upon it that it derires more than IS fIt for that alfo, .

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Bur reafon tels Y0U, that fo much [be more as you are iucired to venery ,to much the more fubftracr from your meat and drink,for Seed is bred of that fuperfiuiry of uourithmenr , which - IS; mace than is tufficienc for the filfteiltadon of ~he Body, 1'0 then yournay if youpleate have ,ull: fo m1..1Cn Seed in your i10dy as is reqi.i .. e, and you have occaiion 1:0 expend, and neuner more nor lels, by keeping a Diet accorcmgly.

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Yer once more Jet me acquainryou with chis rrurh:. muc~ ex pence or Seed, cauleth much exh:, u (1: Illg o~ f be Sp irirs, and therefore of n;cefiity dulsche mind mach.

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. A?0ther .reafon and as good [00, why app~me, 1) alwaies deceitful, unlels when it is tubIervicnt EO reaton, is, rhis : becaufe it is many nmes caufed (hr~ugh III dif p06cioD of [he Scomach, as when lCS atlhlted by Choller or Me-

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A?!hnen,e pluck: up the cau.e of al rhefe by Roots, and by aegn:es reduceth the natural co a mediocritY;4 happy Remedie for ai fuch as are vexed with lull: or lufiful thoughts •.

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