Plus Ultra: Or, the Progress and Advancement of Knowledge since the Days of Aristotle (1668)

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Glandules, the Ductus Chyliferus, the Origination of the Nerves, the Circulation of the Blood, and the reft. And all the main Heads off Natural Hiftory have receiv'd aids and increase from the famous Verulam, who led the ways to subftantial wisdom, and hath given moft Excellent Directions for the Method of such an HISTORY of NATURE.


CHAP. XI.
The Advantages of late Ages for
spreading and communicating
Knowledge. Three great Inftances
of it, in Printing, the Compass,
and the Royal Society.

Thus, Sir, I have dispatch'd the FIRST Part of my Method proposed in the beginning; but ftand yet ingaged for the other, which is to fhew,

(II.) That the later Ages since Ariftotle have had great advantages of him, in respecct of Opportunities and Helps for the fpreading and communicating Knowledge,

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