Anatomy of Melancholy, by Robert Burton

The First Partition.

The Synopsis of the First Partition.

In diseases, consider Sect. 1. Memb. 1.

♈ Melancholy: in which consider

A. Sect. 2. Causes of Melancholy are either

♊ Particular causes. Sect. 2. Memb. 5.

♉ Necessary causes, as those six non-natural things, which are, Sect. 2 Memb. 2.

B. Symptoms of melancholy are either Sect. 3.

♋ Particular symptoms to the three distinct species. Sect. 3. Memb. 2.

C. Prognostics of melancholy. Sect. 4.

817. Si me commorit, melius non tangere clamo. Hor.

818. Hippoc. epist. Damageto, accercitus sum ut Democritum tanquam insanum curarem, sed postquam conveni, non per Jovem desipientiae negotium, sed rerum omnium receptaculum deprehendi, ejusque ingenium demiratus sum. Abderitanos vero tanquam non sanos accusavi, veratri potione ipsos potius eguisse dicens.

819. Mart.

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