The Works of "Aristotle"- Contents

Bibliographic and Editorial Note.

Note on the recipes

TITLE PAGE

TO THE READER

 

ARISTOTLE'S MASTERPIECE.
THE SECRETS OF NATURE DISPLAYED.

INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER I.
A PARTICULAR DESCRIPTION OF THE PARTS AND INSTRUMENTS OF GENERATION, BOTH IN MEN AND WOMEN.

CHAPTER II.
OF THE RESTRICTION LAID UPON MEN IN THE USE OF CARNAL COPULATION, BY THE INSTITUTION OF MARRIAGE, WITH THE ADVANTAGE THAT IT BRINGS TO MANKIND, AND THE PROPER TIME FOR IT.

PART II.

CHAPTER I.
THE SECRETS OF NATURE DISPLAYED IN THE PRODUCTION OF MAN.

CHAPTER II
OF CONCEPTION.

CHAPTER III.
HOW A CHILD LIETH, AND HOW IT GROWETH UP IN THE WOMB OF THE MOTHER AFTER CONCEPTION.

CHAPTER IV.
OF THE OBSTRUCTION OF CONCEPTION; WITH THE CAU5E AND CURE OF BARRENNESS, AND THE SIGNS OF INSUFFICIENCY BOTH IN MEN AND WOMEN.

CHAPTER V.
HOW WOMEN OUGHT TO GOVERN THEMSELVES DURING THEIR PREGNANCY.

CHAPTER VI.
DIRECTIONS FOR MIDWIVES H0W TO ASSIST WOMEN IN THE TIME OF THEIR LABOUR; AND H0W CHILDBEARING WOMEN SHOULD BE ORDERED IN THE TIME OF THEIR LYING-IN.

CHAPTER VII.
WHAT UNNATURAL LABOUR IS, AND WHENCE IT PROCEEDS; AND WHAT THE MIDWIFE OUGHT TO DO IN SUCH CASES.

CHAPTER VIII.
DIRECTIONS FOR CHILD-BED WOMEN AFTER DELIVERY.

CHAPTER IX.

OF A MOLE, OR FALSE CONCEPTION; AND OF MONSTERS, AND MONSTROUS BIRTHS, WITH THE REASON THEREOF.

 

THE EXPERIENCED MIDWIFE

PART I. A GUIDE FOR CHILD-BEARING WOMEN.

THE INTRODUCTION.

CHAPTER I.
AN ANATOMICAL DESCRIPTION OF THE INSTRUMENTS OF GENERATION BOTH IN MAN AND WOMAN.

CHAPTER II.
CHAPTER II.OF CONCEPTION; WHAT IT IS, THE SIGNS THEREOF, WHETHER OF A MALE OR FEMALE; HOW WOMEN ARE TO ORDER THEMSELVES AFTER CONCEPTION.

CHAPTER III.
OF THE PARTS PROPER TO A CHILD IN THE WOMB: HOW IT IS FORMED THERE, AND THE MANNER OF ITS SITUATION THEREIN.

CHAPTER IV.
A GUIDE FOR WOMEN IN TRAVAIL, SHOWING WHAT IS TO BE DONE WHEN THEY FALL IN LABOUR, IN ORDER FOR THEIR DELIVERY.

CHAPTER V.
OF NATURAL LABOUR; WHAT IT IS, AND WHAT THE MIDWIFE IS TO DO IN SUCH A LABOUR.

CHAPTER VI.
OF UNNATURAL LABOUR.

CHAPTER VIII.
DIRECTIONS FOR CHILD-BEARING WOMEN IN THEIR LYING-IN.

CHAPTER VIII.
DIRECTIONS FOR NURSES IN ORDERING NEW-BORN CHILDREN.

CHAPTER IX.
OF DISTEMPERS OF NEW-BORN CHILDREN

PART II.
CONTAINING PROPER AND SAFE REMEDIES FOR THE CURING OF ALL THOSE DISTEMPERS THAT ARE PECULIAR TO THE FEMALE SEX, AND ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT HAVE OBSTRUCTION TO THE BEARING OF CHILDREN.

CHAPTER I.
OF BARRENNESS; ITS SEVERAL KINDS, WITH PROPER REMEDIES AGAINST IT; AND THE SIGNS OF INSUFFICIENCY BOTH IN MEN AND WOMEN.

CHAPTER II.
THE DISEASES OF THE WOMB.

CHAPTER III.
OF DISEASES RELATING TO WOMEN'S MONTHLY COURSES.

 

ARISTOTLE'S PROBLEMS.

Of the Face and Hair
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 Breast.
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 or Beasts.
Of Hermaphrodites.
Of Monsters.
Of Infants.
Of the Young One in the Womb.
Of Abortion and Untimely Birth.
Of Divers Matters.

Marcus Antonius Zimaras Sanctipertia's Problems.

The Problems of Alexander Aphrodiseus.

 

ARISTOTLE'S MASTERPIECE -- DISPLAYING THE SECRETS OF NATURE, RELATING TO PHYSIOGNOMY.

CHAPTER I.
Of Physiognomy, showing what it is, and from whence it is derived.

CHAPTER II.
Of the Judgment of Physiognomy.

CHAPTER III.
Of Judgments drawn from several other parts of man's body, etc.

CHAPTER IV.
Of Palmistry showing the various Judgments drawn from the hand.

CHAPTER V.
Judgments according to Physiognomy, drawn from the several parts of the body, from the hands to the feet.

 

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