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Author: Short, Richard, d. 1668.
Title: Peri psychroposias, of drinking water against our novelists, that prescribed it in England : whereunto is added, peri thermoposias, of warm drink, and is an answer to a treatise of warm drink, printed at Cambridge / by Richard Short ...
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Peri psychroposias, of drinking water against our novelists, that prescribed it in England : whereunto is added, peri thermoposias, of warm drink, and is an answer to a treatise of warm drink, printed at Cambridge / by Richard Short ...
Short, Richard, d. 1668.

London: Printed for John Crook ..., 1656.
Notes:
First two words of both title and second title are written in Greek characters.
Reproduction of original in the Huntington Library.
Subject terms:
Water -- Physiological effect -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A60023.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PREFACE, To the READER.
THE DEDICATION TO THE Right worthy, and his much honoured Friends, MAURICE BARROW, AND JAMES COLTHORPE, Esquires.
Doctor VENNERS OPINION OF DRINKING of WATER.
Authors cited in this BOOK.
THE CONTENTS OF THE CHAPTERS Following.
Of drinking Water.
CHAP. I. The four considerations of water.
CHAP. II. Good nourishment, and good medicines may be imployed sinisterly.
CHAP. III. Of Indication.
CHAP. IV. The nature of our Bodles.
CHAP. V. Water is not good in cold Countries.
CHAP. VI. England is a cold Countrcy, &c.
CHAP. VII. We may use stupifiing things to eat, as well as drink water.
CHAP. VIII. Whether we may not eat Acorns as well as drink water.
CHAP. IX. There is no necessity of drinking of water in our Countrey, for hot men.
CHAP. X Whether we may drink water after din∣ner.
CHAP. XI. Old age, and Children may not drink water.
CHAP. XII. Of custome that it hath a principall pow∣er in diet.
CHAP. V. The argument of custome is powerfull: we have no custome of drinking wa∣ter.
CHAP. XIIII. That wine is absolutely better than wa∣ter.
CHAP. XV. Our English beere is better then wa∣ter.
CHAP. XVI. The vertues of our English beer.
CHAP. XVII. Of experience that beer is healthful.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the ill qualities of Water.
CHAP. XIX. Two grosse errors in our new lights about the exhibition of Water.
CHAP. XX. Whether water be convement in feavers, many things about custom.
CHAP. XXI. Who may change custom? young men, and they that be in health may: sick men may not, neither valetudina∣ry men.
CHAP. XXII. Divers cautions to be considered for the drinking of water in sickness.
CHAP. XXIII. A recapitulation of the former Chapter out of Riverius.
CHAP. XXIV. Whether water be good in the palpitation of the heart, gout, or dropsy.
CHAP. XXV. Three objections Answered.
CHAP. XXVI.
half title
The the READER.
A Confutation of the treatise of VVarm drink: ΠΕΡΙ ΘΕΡΜΟΠΟΣΙΑΣ.
Authorities out of the ancients, for to prove the use of warm drink.
ΠΕΡΙ ΘΕΡΜΟΠΟΣΙΑΣ.