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The Works of Sir Thomas Browne, Volume 1
By Sir Thomas Browne
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Table of Contents
  • PREFATORY NOTE
  • CONTENTS
  • ANNOTATIONS UPON RELIGIO MEDICI
  • THE ANNOTATOR TO THE READER
  • ANNOTATIONS UPON RELIGIO MEDICI
    • THE FIRST PART
  • THE SECOND PART
  • A Letter sent upon the information of Animadversions to come forth, upon the imperfect and surreptitious copy of Religio Medici, whilst this true one was going to Press.
  • TO THE READER
  • RELIGIO MEDICI
  • THE SECOND PART
  • PSEUDODOXIA EPIDEMICA OR ENQUIRIES INTO VERY MANY RECEIVED TENENTS AND COMMONLY PRESUMED TRUTHS
  • TO THE READER
    • THE POSTSCRIPT
  • THE FIRST BOOK OR GENERAL PART
  • CHAPTER I Of the Causes of Common Errors.
  • CHAPTER II A further Illustration of the same.
  • CHAPTER III Of the second cause of Popular Errors; the erroneous disposition of the People.
  • CHAPTER IV
  • CHAPTER V Of Credulity and Supinity.
  • CHAPTER VI Of adherence unto Antiquity.
  • CHAPTER VII Of Authority.
  • CHAPTER VIII A brief enumeration of Authors.
  • CHAPTER IX Of the Same.
  • CHAPTER X Of the last and common Promoter of false Opinions, the endeavours of Satan.
  • CHAPTER XI A further Illustration.
  • THE SECOND BOOK Of sundry popular Tenets concerning Mineral, and vegetable bodies, generally held for truth; which examined, prove either false, or dubious.
  • CHAPTER I Of Crystal.
  • CHAPTER II Concerning the Loadstone.
  • CHAPTER III
  • CHAPTER IV Of Bodies Electrical.
  • CHAPTER V
  • CHAPTER VI
  • CHAPTER VII Of some Insects, and the properties of several Plants.
  • THE THIRD BOOK Of divers popular and received Tenets concerning Animals, which examined, prove either false or dubious.
  • CHAPTER I Of the Elephant.
  • CHAPTER II Of the Horse.
  • CHAPTER III Of the Dove.
  • CHAPTER IV Of the Bever.
  • CHAPTER V Of the Badger.
  • CHAPTER VI Of the Bear.
  • CHAPTER VII Of the Basilisk.
  • CHAPTER VIII Of the Wolf.
  • CHAPTER IX Of the Deer.
  • CHAPTER X Of the King-fisher.
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