The art of memory

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To all genuis or genus I becone you, spread knowledge through whichever way deems fit to the disirey

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The introduction is eloquent, a defense of liberal arts education.

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Page 66 - If ye, being evil, know how to give good gifts unto your children, how much more shall your heavenly Father give his Holy Spirit to them that ask him?
Page 66 - ... children ; how much more shall your heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to them that ask him...
Page 80 - The history of France from the origin of that nation to the year 1702...
Page 24 - Excellences, whereby it is prepar'd for a glorious Immortality. In a word, there can be neither Knowledg, nor Arts and Sciences without Memory: Nor can there be any Improvement of Mankind, either in refpe& pf their prefent Welfare, or future Happinefs, without the Afliftance and Influence pf this fupernatwal Ability.
Page 49 - And it hath been observed, that the Application of Gold to that Sutura which divides the Seat of Memory from the other Closets of the Brain, strengthens the Weakness of the Head, drives away all Pain, and hath a wonderful Effect upon the Faculty of Memory.'5 Would that our modern pharmacies carried such a glorious array of remedies.
Page 41 - A too frequent and violent use of Venus, when the Stomach is altogether empty, or too full, or contrary to the Rules of Conjugal...
Page 49 - Pouder of Ivory produce the same effect, namely, the corroborating of the Brain and Memory ; as likewise a Grain of white Frankincense taken in a Draught of Liquor when we go to Bed, dries up the offensive Humours of the Brain.
Page 80 - Mahomet, and their Maxims of State and Religion. With a Diftionary explaining the Names and Nature of their Religious Sects, Civil and Military Offices, Rites, Feflivals, </yc.

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