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The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher Containing his Complete Masterpiece and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy
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  • THE WORKS OF ARISTOTLE THE FAMOUS PHILOSOPHER
    • Containing his Complete Masterpiece and Family Physician; his Experienced Midwife, his Book of Problems and his Remarks on Physiognomy
      • COMPLETE EDITION, WITH ENGRAVINGS
    • COMPLETE EDITION, WITH ENGRAVINGS
    • CONTENTS
  • THE MIDWIFE'S VADE-MECUM
    • Containing
    • PARTICULAR DIRECTIONS FOR MIDWIVES, NURSES, ETC.
    • SOME GENUINE RECIPES FOR CAUSING SPEEDY DELIVERY.
    • APPROVED DIRECTIONS FOR NURSES.
  • PART I—BOOK I
    • THE MASTERPIECE
    • CHAPTER II
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV
      • OF THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL
    • OF THE IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL
    • CHAPTER V
    • CHAPTER VI
    • CHAPTER VII
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • CHAPTER IX
      • OF BARRENNESS.
      • SIGNS OF BARRENNESS.
      • PROGNOSTICS.
    • OF BARRENNESS.
    • SIGNS OF BARRENNESS.
    • PROGNOSTICS.
    • CHAPTER X
    • CHAPTER XI
    • CHAPTER XII
    • CHAPTER XIII
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • CHAPTER XV
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • CHAPTER XVII
  • A PRIVATE LOOKING-GLASS FOR THE FEMALE SEX
    • PART II
    • CHAPTER I
    • CHAPTER II
      • CAUSE.
      • SIGNS.
      • PROGNOSTICS.
      • CURE.
    • CAUSE.
    • SIGNS.
    • PROGNOSTICS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER III
      • CAUSE.
      • SIGNS.
      • PROGNOSTICS.
      • CURE.
    • CAUSE.
    • SIGNS.
    • PROGNOSTICS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
      • CAUSE.
    • CAUSE.
    • CHAPTER VI
      • CURE.
      • SIGNS.
      • CURE.
    • CURE.
    • SIGNS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER VII
      • CAUSE.
      • SIGNS.
      • PROGNOSTICS.
      • CURE.
    • CAUSE.
    • SIGNS.
    • PROGNOSTICS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • CAUSE.
      • SIGNS.
      • CURE.
    • CAUSE.
    • SIGNS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER IX
      • CAUSE.
      • PROGNOSTICS.
      • CURE.
    • CAUSE.
    • PROGNOSTICS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER X
      • SIGNS.
      • PROGNOSTICS.
      • CURE.
    • SIGNS.
    • PROGNOSTICS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER XI
      • CAUSE.
      • SIGNS.
      • CURE.
    • CAUSE.
    • SIGNS.
    • CURE.
    • CHAPTER XII
      • SIGNS.
      • SIGNS TAKEN FROM THE URINE.
      • SIGNS TAKEN FROM THE SEX, TO SHOW WHETHER IT BE A MALE OR FEMALE.
    • SIGNS.
    • SIGNS TAKEN FROM THE URINE.
    • SIGNS TAKEN FROM THE SEX, TO SHOW WHETHER IT BE A MALE OR FEMALE.
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • CURE.
      • SIGNS.
    • CURE.
    • SIGNS.
    • CHAPTER XIV
    • CHAPTER XV
    • CHAPTER XVI
    • CHAPTER XVII
    • CHAPTER XVIII
  • THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN
    • BEING CHOICE AND APPROVED REMEDIES FOR SEVERAL DISEASES INCIDENTAL TO HUMAN BODIES
      • For the Apoplexy.
      • A Powder for the Epilepsy or Falling Sickness.
      • For a Headache of Long Standing.
      • For Spitting of Blood.
      • For a Looseness.
      • For the Bloody Flux.
      • For an Inflammation of the Lungs.
      • An Ointment for the Pleurisy.
      • An Ointment for the Itch.
      • For Running Scab.
      • For Worms in Children.
      • For Fevers in Children.
      • A Quieting Night-Draught, when the Cough is Violent.
      • An Electuary for the Dropsy.
      • For a Tympany Dropsy.
      • For an Inward Bleeding.
    • For the Apoplexy.
    • A Powder for the Epilepsy or Falling Sickness.
    • For a Headache of Long Standing.
    • For Spitting of Blood.
    • For a Looseness.
    • For the Bloody Flux.
    • For an Inflammation of the Lungs.
    • An Ointment for the Pleurisy.
    • An Ointment for the Itch.
    • For Running Scab.
    • For Worms in Children.
    • For Fevers in Children.
    • A Quieting Night-Draught, when the Cough is Violent.
    • An Electuary for the Dropsy.
    • For a Tympany Dropsy.
    • For an Inward Bleeding.
    • GENERAL OBSERVATIONS
      • WHEN YOU FIND
      • THEN SAY,
    • WHEN YOU FIND
    • THEN SAY,
  • PART II
  • THE EXPERIENCED MIDWIFE
    • INTRODUCTION.
  • A GUIDE TO CHILDBEARING WOMEN
    • BOOK I
    • CHAPTER I
      • SECTION I.—Of the Womb.
      • SECT. II.—Of the difference between the ancient and modern Physicians, touching the woman's contributing seed for the Formation of the Child.
    • SECTION I.—Of the Womb.
    • SECT. II.—Of the difference between the ancient and modern Physicians, touching the woman's contributing seed for the Formation of the Child.
    • CHAPTER II
      • SECTION I.—What Conception is, and the qualifications requisite thereto.
      • SECT. II.—How a Woman ought to order herself after Conception.
        • Rules for the First Two Months.
        • Let her observe the following rules.
        • Rules for the Third Month.
        • Rules for the Fourth Month.
        • Rules for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Months.
        • Rules for the Eighth Month.
        • Rules for the Ninth Month.
      • Rules for the First Two Months.
      • Let her observe the following rules.
      • Rules for the Third Month.
      • Rules for the Fourth Month.
      • Rules for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Months.
      • Rules for the Eighth Month.
      • Rules for the Ninth Month.
    • SECTION I.—What Conception is, and the qualifications requisite thereto.
    • SECT. II.—How a Woman ought to order herself after Conception.
      • Rules for the First Two Months.
      • Let her observe the following rules.
      • Rules for the Third Month.
      • Rules for the Fourth Month.
      • Rules for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Months.
      • Rules for the Eighth Month.
      • Rules for the Ninth Month.
    • Rules for the First Two Months.
    • Let her observe the following rules.
    • Rules for the Third Month.
    • Rules for the Fourth Month.
    • Rules for the Fifth, Sixth and Seventh Months.
    • Rules for the Eighth Month.
    • Rules for the Ninth Month.
    • CHAPTER III
      • SECTION I.—Of the Parts proper to a Child in the Womb.
        • Of the Umbilicars, or Navel Vessels.
        • Of the Secundine or After-birth.
      • Of the Umbilicars, or Navel Vessels.
      • Of the Secundine or After-birth.
      • SECT. II.—Of the Formation of the Child in the Womb.
      • SECT. III.—Of the manner of the Child's lying in the Womb.
    • SECTION I.—Of the Parts proper to a Child in the Womb.
      • Of the Umbilicars, or Navel Vessels.
      • Of the Secundine or After-birth.
    • Of the Umbilicars, or Navel Vessels.
    • Of the Secundine or After-birth.
    • SECT. II.—Of the Formation of the Child in the Womb.
    • SECT. III.—Of the manner of the Child's lying in the Womb.
    • CHAPTER IV
      • SECTION I.—The Signs of the true Time of a Woman's Labour.
      • SECT. II.—How a Woman ought to be ordered when the time of her labour is come.
        • An Ointment For the Navel.
      • An Ointment For the Navel.
    • SECTION I.—The Signs of the true Time of a Woman's Labour.
    • SECT. II.—How a Woman ought to be ordered when the time of her labour is come.
      • An Ointment For the Navel.
    • An Ointment For the Navel.
    • CHAPTER V
      • SECTION I.—What Natural Labour is.
      • SECT. II.—Of the Cutting of the Child's Navel String.
      • SECT. III.—How to bring away the After-burden.
      • SECT. IV.—Of Laborious and Difficult Labours and how the Midwife is to proceed therein.
      • SECT. V.—Of Women labouring of a dead Child.
    • SECTION I.—What Natural Labour is.
    • SECT. II.—Of the Cutting of the Child's Navel String.
    • SECT. III.—How to bring away the After-burden.
    • SECT. IV.—Of Laborious and Difficult Labours and how the Midwife is to proceed therein.
    • SECT. V.—Of Women labouring of a dead Child.
    • CHAPTER VI
      • SECTION I.—How to deliver a Woman of a Dead Child by Manual Operation.
      • SECT. II.—How a Woman must be Delivered when the Child's Feet come first.
      • SECT. III.—How to bring away the Head of the Child, when separated from the Body, and left behind in the Womb.
      • SECT. IV.—How to deliver a Woman when the child's head is presented to the birth.
      • SECT. V.—How to Deliver a Woman when the Child presents one or both Hands together with the Head.
      • SECT. VI.—How a Woman ought to be delivered, when the Hands and Feet of the Infant come together.
      • SECT. VII.—How a Woman should be delivered that has twins, which present themselves in different postures.
    • SECTION I.—How to deliver a Woman of a Dead Child by Manual Operation.
    • SECT. II.—How a Woman must be Delivered when the Child's Feet come first.
    • SECT. III.—How to bring away the Head of the Child, when separated from the Body, and left behind in the Womb.
    • SECT. IV.—How to deliver a Woman when the child's head is presented to the birth.
    • SECT. V.—How to Deliver a Woman when the Child presents one or both Hands together with the Head.
    • SECT. VI.—How a Woman ought to be delivered, when the Hands and Feet of the Infant come together.
    • SECT. VII.—How a Woman should be delivered that has twins, which present themselves in different postures.
    • CHAPTER VII
      • SECTION I.—How a Woman newly Delivered ought to be ordered.
      • SECT. II.—How to remedy those Accidents which a Lying-in Woman is subject to.
        • A Liniment to Scatter and Dissipate the Milk.
      • A Liniment to Scatter and Dissipate the Milk.
    • SECTION I.—How a Woman newly Delivered ought to be ordered.
    • SECT. II.—How to remedy those Accidents which a Lying-in Woman is subject to.
      • A Liniment to Scatter and Dissipate the Milk.
    • A Liniment to Scatter and Dissipate the Milk.
    • CHAPTER VIII
    • CHAPTER IX
      • SECTION I.—Of Gripes and Pains in the, Bellies of Young Children.
      • SECT. II.—Of Weakness In Newly-born Infants.
      • SECT. III.—Of the Fundament being closed up in a newly-born Infant.
      • SECT. IV.—Of the Thrush, or Ulcers In the Mouth of the Infant.
      • SECT. V.—Of Pains in the Ears, Inflammation, Moisture, etc.
      • SECT. VI.—Of Redness and Inflammation of the Buttocks, Groin and the Thighs of a Young Child.
      • SECT. VII.—Of Vomiting in Young Children.
      • SECT. VIII—Of Breeding Teeth in Young Children.
      • SECT. IX.—Of the Flux of the Betty, or Looseness in Infants.
      • SECT. X.—Of the Epilepsy and Convulsions in Children.
    • SECTION I.—Of Gripes and Pains in the, Bellies of Young Children.
    • SECT. II.—Of Weakness In Newly-born Infants.
    • SECT. III.—Of the Fundament being closed up in a newly-born Infant.
    • SECT. IV.—Of the Thrush, or Ulcers In the Mouth of the Infant.
    • SECT. V.—Of Pains in the Ears, Inflammation, Moisture, etc.
    • SECT. VI.—Of Redness and Inflammation of the Buttocks, Groin and the Thighs of a Young Child.
    • SECT. VII.—Of Vomiting in Young Children.
    • SECT. VIII—Of Breeding Teeth in Young Children.
    • SECT. IX.—Of the Flux of the Betty, or Looseness in Infants.
    • SECT. X.—Of the Epilepsy and Convulsions in Children.
  • PROPER AND SAFE REMEDIES FOR CURING ALL THOSE DISTEMPERS THAT ARE PECULIAR TO THE FEMALE SEX AND ESPECIALLY THOSE OBSERVATIONS TO BEARING OF CHILDREN
    • BOOK II
    • CHAPTER I
      • SECTION I.—Of Barrenness in General.
      • SECT. II.—Signs and Causes of Insufficiency in Men.
      • SECT. III.—Signs and Causes of Insufficiency or Barrenness in Women.
        • Some apparent Remedy against Barrenness and to cause Fruitfulness.
        • A Confection very good against Barrenness.
      • Some apparent Remedy against Barrenness and to cause Fruitfulness.
      • A Confection very good against Barrenness.
    • SECTION I.—Of Barrenness in General.
    • SECT. II.—Signs and Causes of Insufficiency in Men.
    • SECT. III.—Signs and Causes of Insufficiency or Barrenness in Women.
      • Some apparent Remedy against Barrenness and to cause Fruitfulness.
      • A Confection very good against Barrenness.
    • Some apparent Remedy against Barrenness and to cause Fruitfulness.
    • A Confection very good against Barrenness.
    • CHAPTER II
      • SECTION I.—Of the Hot Distemper of the Womb.
      • SECT. II.—Of the Cold Distempers of the Womb.
      • SECT. III.—Of the Inflation of the Womb.
      • SECT. IV.—Of the Straitness of the Womb and its Vessels.
      • SECT. V.—Of the falling of the Womb.
    • SECTION I.—Of the Hot Distemper of the Womb.
    • SECT. II.—Of the Cold Distempers of the Womb.
    • SECT. III.—Of the Inflation of the Womb.
    • SECT. IV.—Of the Straitness of the Womb and its Vessels.
    • SECT. V.—Of the falling of the Womb.
    • CHAPTER III
      • SECTION I.—Of Women's Monthly Courses in General.
      • SECT. II.—Of the Terms coming out of order, either before or after the usual Time.
        • Remedies for Diseases in Women's Paps.
        • Receipt for Procuring Milk.
        • Directions for Drawing of Blood.
      • Remedies for Diseases in Women's Paps.
      • Receipt for Procuring Milk.
      • Directions for Drawing of Blood.
    • SECTION I.—Of Women's Monthly Courses in General.
    • SECT. II.—Of the Terms coming out of order, either before or after the usual Time.
      • Remedies for Diseases in Women's Paps.
      • Receipt for Procuring Milk.
      • Directions for Drawing of Blood.
    • Remedies for Diseases in Women's Paps.
    • Receipt for Procuring Milk.
    • Directions for Drawing of Blood.
  • PART III ARISTOTLE'S BOOK OF PROBLEMS WITH OTHER ASTROMER, ASTROLOGERS AND PHYSICIANS, CONCERNING THE STATE OF MAN'S BODY.
    • Of the Head.
      • Of the Eyes.
      • Of the Nose.
      • Of the Ears.
      • Of the Mouth.
      • Of the Teeth.
      • Of the Tongue.
      • Of the Roof of the Mouth.
      • Of the Neck.
      • Of the Shoulders and Arms.
      • Of the Hands.
      • Of the Nails.
      • Of the Paps and Dugs.
      • Of the Back.
      • Of the Heart.
      • Of the Stomach.
      • Of the Blood.
      • Of the Urine.
      • Of the Gall and Spleen.
      • Of Carnal Copulation.
      • Of the Seed of Man and Beasts.
      • Of Hermaphrodites.
      • Of Monsters.
      • Of the Child in the Womb.
      • Of Abortion and Untimely Birth.
      • Of Divers Matters.
    • Of the Eyes.
    • Of the Nose.
    • Of the Ears.
    • Of the Mouth.
    • Of the Teeth.
    • Of the Tongue.
    • Of the Roof of the Mouth.
    • Of the Neck.
    • Of the Shoulders and Arms.
    • Of the Hands.
    • Of the Nails.
    • Of the Paps and Dugs.
    • Of the Back.
    • Of the Heart.
    • Of the Stomach.
    • Of the Blood.
    • Of the Urine.
    • Of the Gall and Spleen.
    • Of Carnal Copulation.
    • Of the Seed of Man and Beasts.
    • Of Hermaphrodites.
    • Of Monsters.
    • Of the Child in the Womb.
    • Of Abortion and Untimely Birth.
    • Of Divers Matters.
    • THE PROBLEMS OF MARCUS ANTONINUS SANCTIPERTIAS
    • THE PROBLEMS OF ALEXANDER APHRODISEUS
  • PART IV DISPLAYING THE SECRETS OF NATURE RELATING TO PHYSIOGNOMY
    • CHAPTER I
      • SECTION 1.—Of Physiognomy, showing what it is, and whence it is derived.
    • SECTION 1.—Of Physiognomy, showing what it is, and whence it is derived.
    • CHAPTER II
    • CHAPTER III
    • CHAPTER IV
    • CHAPTER V
      • Of Crooked and Deformed Persons.
      • Of the divers Manners of going, and particular Posture both of Men and Women.
      • Of the Gait or Motion in Men and Women.
      • Judgment drawn from the Stature of Man.
    • Of Crooked and Deformed Persons.
    • Of the divers Manners of going, and particular Posture both of Men and Women.
    • Of the Gait or Motion in Men and Women.
    • Judgment drawn from the Stature of Man.
    • CHAPTER VI
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