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Author: Middleton, John, Philomath.
Title: Practical astrology in two parts : the first part containeth an easie introduction to the whole art of astrologie ... : the second part sheweth the resolution of all manner of horary questions which concern the life of man, his estate, brethren, or short journeys ... / by John Middleton, Philomath.
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Middleton, John, Philomath.

London: Printed by J.C. for Richard Preston ..., 1679.
Subject terms:
Astrology -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50786.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
TO THE READER.
In Laudem Operis.
To the Ingenious Author of that useful Treatise, ENTITULED, PRACTICAL ASTROLOGIE.
TO HIS Ingenious Frend the Author, Mr. MIDDLETON.
table of contents
A Table of the CONTENTS of the Book.
The Second PART, shewing the Resolution of all manner of Horary Questions.
Practical ASTROLOGIE.
CHAP. 1.
CHAP. II.
CHAP. III
1. Of ARIES.
2. Of TAƲRƲS.
3. Of GEMINI.
4. Of CANCER.
5. Of LEO.
6. Of VIRGO.
7. Of LIBRA.
8. Of SCORPIO.
9. Of SAGITTARIƲS.
10. Of CAPRICORN.
11. Of AQƲARY.
12. Of PISCES.
CHAP. IV.
1. Of SATƲRN.
2. Of JƲPITER.
3. Of MARS.
4. Of SOL.
5. Of VENƲS.
6. Of MERCƲRY.
7. Of LƲNA.
CHAP. V.
Of Saturn in the Twelve Signes.
Of Jupiter in the Twelve Signes.
Of Mars in the Twelve Signes.
Of the Sun in the Twelve Signes.
Of Venus in the Twelve Signes.
Of Mercury in the Twelve Signes.
CHAP. VI.
Of the Antiscions and Contrantiscions of the Planets.
Of the Planets Orbs.
Of the mean Motion of the Planets.
CHAP. VII.
Of the Kingdomes and Cities under the Twelve Signes and Seven Planets.
CHAP. VIII.
CHAP. IX.
CHAP. X.
CHAP. XI.
Of the First House.
Of the Second House.
Of the Third House.
Of the Fourth House.
Of the Fifth House.
Of the Sixth House.
Of the Seventh House.
Of the Eighth House.
Of the Ninth House.
Of the Tenth House.
Of the Eleventh House.
Of the Twelfth House.
CHAP. XII.
CHAP. XIII.
A general Rule to know whether a Question be radical, or fit to be judged.
What Marks, Moles, or Scars the Querent hath.
To know if the thing demanded will be brought to perfection or not.
Who shall be the furtherance or hindrance of the thing enquired after.
Of varying the Houses in your Judgement, according to any Question propounded.
Of the time of receiving a Horary Que∣stion.
CHAP. XIII.
The Second PART: Shewing THE RESOLUTION Of all manner of HORARY QUESTIONS.
CHAP. I.
Shall the Querents life be long or short?
To what part of the world may the Que∣rent direct his course to prosper?
Shall the Querent finde the party at home he would speak withal?
If an absent party be dead or alive?
Of a thing suddenly happening, whether good or evil is signified thereby?
Of a Ship at Sea, her safety or destruction?
CHAP. II.
Shall the Querent be Rich or Poor?
By what means shall the Querent attain Riches?
Shall the Querent obtain his Wages or Stipend that is due from the King, or any Nobleman? &c.
Shall the Querent obtain the Money which he lent, or the Goods pawned?
CHAP. III.
Of the condition and present estate of an absent Brother.
Shall the Querent and his Brethren, Si∣sters, or Neighbours accord?
If Reports or Rumors be true or false?
Of Counsel or Advice given, whether good or evil is intended thereby?
Shall the Querent have good success in a short (or Inland) Journey?
If the Querent have or shall have Brethren or Sisters?
An absent Brother, if dead or alive?
A Report or common Rumour, whether is it true or false?
Shall the Querent have a good Journey?
CHAP. IV.
Shall the Querent buy or purchase the House or Land enquired after?
Of the quality or goodness of the House or Land enquired after.
Whether is it good for the Querent to hire or take the House or Farm desired, or not?
To finde a thing that is hid, lost, or mis∣laid?
Shall the Querent enjoy his Fathers estate?
If good to remove from one house or place, or to abide where he is?
Of Treasure hid in the Earth, is there any in the place supposed?
Shall the Querent obtain the hidden Trea∣sure?
Whether is it best for the Querent to remove, or abide in the House where he is?
CHAP. V.
Shall the Querent have Children?
If a Woman enquiring be with Childe or not?
Whether a Woman enquiring be with Childe of a Boy or a Girl?
If she shall have Twins, or more than one Childe?
In what time will the Birth be?
Of a Messenger sent upon an Errand.
Whether a Petition to a Prince, Admiral, or Commander, &c. may be granted, or not?
Shall the Querent gain or lose by play at Cards or Dice? &c.
Is the Querent with Childe of a Boy or a Girl?
In what time the Birth would be?
Shall the Querent ever have Children?
CHAP. VI.
Of Sicknesses.
The particular Parts and Members of the Body which the Planets generally rule.
The particular Parts of the Body governed by the Twelve signes of the Zodiack.
Of the Diseases the Planets signifie.
The Diseases signified by the Twelve Signes.
To know what part of the Body is afflicted.
Is the Disease in the Body, or Minde? or in both?
To know the Nature and Quality of the Disease.
Whether the Disease be Chronick or Acute?
Signes of life, or that the Sick party will recover of the infirmity afflicting.
Signes of Death, or that the Party will die of the infirmity afflicting.
Whether a Servant shall prove just or knavish to his Master.
If a Servant shall get free from his Ma∣ster?
Of small Cattle: Shall the Querent gain by them, or not?
CHAP. VII.
Shall the Querent marry?
In what time shall the Querent marry?
Shall the Querent marry more than once?
Whether the Marriage intended shall be effected or not?
What shall be the hindrance?
What manner of Person shall the Querent marry?
Who is the more Noble, and which will be Master?
Shall they agree after Marriage?
From what part one shall Marry?
Is she a Maid that asks the Question?
Shall the Querent ever marry? in what time?
If marry the Woman desired?
Shall the Querent or his Adversary over∣come in a Law-suit?
Shall two Partners agree in their Partner∣ship?
Hath the Querent any publick Ene∣mies?
Shall a person return safe from the Wars?
Shall the Town or Castle besieged be taken?
Of Fugitives, Strays, Theft, &c.
Whether the Beasts lost be dead or alive?
Shall Cattle strayed be had again?
Whether Cattle be in Pound or not?
Which way are they gone? what distance?
If a Fugitive shall be found, or come a∣gain?
Of a Thief, and his Significator.
Of the age of the Thief.
Whether the Thief be Man or Woman?
Is the Thief a Stranger or Familiar?
Is the Goods far from the Owner?
Which way the Thief is gone, what di∣stance?
Doth the Owner suspect the Thief?
If the Goods stolen be recoverable or not?
In what time shall the Goods be recovered?
If an absent Husband were dead or a∣live?
CHAP. VIII.
What death the Querent may die? whe∣ther natural or violent?
In what time the Querent shall die?
Shall the Querent obtain his wives Por∣tion?
CHAP. IX.
Of a long Journey, or Sea-Voyage, and the success thereof.
Shall the Voyage be long or short?
Toward what part of the World is it best for the Querent to go?
Shall the Querent profit by the Science intended?
Shall a Parson obtain the Benefice enqui∣red after?
CHAP. X.
Shall the Querent obtain the place of pre∣ferment desired?
Shall the Querent continue in the Office or Employment he possesses?
What Profession is best for the Querent to follow?
Shall the Querent obtain the place of pre∣ferment desired?
CHAP. XI.
Shall the Querents Friend prove faith∣ful?
Shall the Querent obtain what he hopes for?
CHAP. XII.
Hath the Querent private Enemies?
Who are the Querents secret Enemies?
Of a Captive or Prisoner, when he shall be at liberty?
A Horse lost, if he were strayed or stolen? if recoverable?
CHAP. XIII.