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solomon levi
06-26-2009, 10:44 AM
This is a work of many spagyrical experiments.
The first half deals mainly with plant preparations for specific diseases.
About halfway down you run into mineral works, antimony, potable gold, etc.
A valuable work. I'm surprised to find it free on the web.


06-26-2009, 12:29 PM
Is amazing reading Sol'. Love the old english...I have never read something this old. Think I will need to do much more reading to understand it. Thanks.
P.S. The haemorrhoid remedy might be useful ;)

06-26-2009, 02:57 PM
Pitures of Digby (http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/bc/Kenelm_Digby.jpg/250px-Kenelm_Digby.jpg)possibly before becoming a privateer.

Picture of Digby (http://www.gutenberg.org/files/16441/16441-h/images/image01.jpg?nocount) as an English courtier and diplomat

solomon levi
06-27-2009, 04:52 AM
You're welcome.
And thanks for the pics. I'd never seen him.