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Author: Jones, John, physician.
Title: The arte and science of preseruing bodie and soule in healthe, wisedome, and Catholike religion phisically, philosophically, and diuinely deuised: by Iohn Iones phisition. Right profitable for all persones: but chiefly for princes, rulers, nobles, byshoppes, preachers, parents, and them of the Parliament house.
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Print source: The arte and science of preseruing bodie and soule in healthe, wisedome, and Catholike religion phisically, philosophically, and diuinely deuised: by Iohn Iones phisition. Right profitable for all persones: but chiefly for princes, rulers, nobles, byshoppes, preachers, parents, and them of the Parliament house.
Jones, John, physician.

Imprinted at London: By Henrie Bynneman, Anno. 1579.
Alternate titles: Arte and science of preserving bodie and soule in healthe, wisedome, and Catholike religion Of the preseruation of bodie and soule. Of the preservation of bodie and soule. Arte and science of preserving bodie and soule in healthe, wisedome, and Catholike religion.
Running title reads: Of the preseruation of bodie and soule.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Infants -- Care -- Early works to 1800.
Hygiene -- Early works to 1800.

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TO THE MOSTE high, excellent, and renowmed Prin∣cesse, Elizabeth, by the grace of God Queene of England, France, and Ire∣land, Defendour of the faith: and, in earth vnder God of this Churche of Eng∣lande and Irelande chiefe Gouernoure.
Faultes escaped in the Printing in the absence of the Author, the Copy beyng in many places obscure.
The Arte and Science of preseruing Bodie and Soule in all Health, Wisdome and Catho∣lique Religion. Liber Primus.
Sectio Prima.
CHAP. 1. What writers ought to consider, and wherfore the Author hath made this worke.
CHAP. II. Howe the Nurse must be chosen, and which is beste.
CHAP. III. Of the age, fauour, and manners of the Nurse.
CHAP. IIII. How to knowe the temperature of the Nurse and milke.
CHAP. V. Why Nurses are to be chaunged: howe wise men wey of writers: that Monarkes haue bene marred by Nurses: and Princes by euill parents depraued.
CHAP. VI. Of the best milke and what Teates be good, and which both grieue and deforme the child, & that do cause it to be vn∣quiet.
CHAP. VII. What pleasure children haue in Musicke, and of what force it is to alter the affections: and howe the Nurse muste rule hir passions: and after what sorte luste muste be de∣pressed.
CHAP. VIII. The definition and distinction of Temperaunce, and of the profit and commendation thereof, with the commoditie that groweth of keeping the fasting dayes, and who hathe bin alwayes tollerated. Of the Theological and Humaine graces, that of the husband as wel as of the wife are to bee wayed and considered, with the benefit of prayer.
CHAP. IX. In what aire exercise should be: of the force thereof: whiche is best: and how to know it.
CHAP. X. What exercise, trades, labours, artes, and pastimes be good, meete, and profitable, not onlye for Nurses but also for many others.
CHAP. XI. A distinction of the foure partes of Musicke, and what kinde of dauncing is tollerable. How women ought to be careful in their behauiour. The benefit of exer∣cise, with the best time to vse it.
CHAP. XII. What meates ingender euill iuyce, with an Argument therof.
CHAP. XIII. Of the regard that Nurses must haue to their feeding.
CHAP. XIIII. What meates are most vsually eaten ouer all England, and whiche be best not only for Nurses and children, but also for al others.
CHAP. XV. How ware Nurses must be in taking of medicines, that they marre not themselues & the childe also through aduise of vnlawful practitioners.
CHAP. XVI. What meates and medicines they bee that in hyr neede the Nurse may vse safely, to kepe hir solible, or any others, and also to binde.
CHAP. XVII. Of the kindnesse and loue that shoulde be in a Nurse, and of the requiting thereof. A supposition whence often times the strife betweene the childe and the mother doth arise.
Sectio Secunda.
CHAP. XVIII. Of the Babe new borne, endued with the things natural, & what they be. What kinde of women should bee with the sickely wife at hir daungerous trauell. The benefite that some fathers get by their childrē crying at the birth. How the infant new borne is to be handled of the Midwife, and what Bath is good for it.
CHAP. XXI. What deuises some dames vse for forming of their broode. Of the abuse that old Priests had in Christning, & wher∣in Baptisme consisteth, and how death commeth. Of the worthinesse of children, with a briefe mention made how they bee prouided for. The causes (as some thinke) why things be so deare in these dayes.
CHAP. XXI. That the childe muste only sucke vntil his former teeth appeare. The office of them. And at what time they commonlye come, with the number and forme that be required. And how the decrease of the teeth shew∣eth, that the world draweth hastily to an ende.
CHAP. XXII. Howe often Infantes shoulde sucke, what heedefulnesse shoulde bee in the Nurse, aunswerable as the parentes meane to haue them trayned. And howe for lacke of cleane keeping of the Babe, Galen espied the vnquiet∣nesse thereof.
CHAP. XXIII. At what time the childe may be weaned, & which ought to sucke longest: of the duetie of Nobilitie & Gentilitie: The regard that must be had aswel in the nursing of mē childrē as women kinde, and what Bookes do expresse the same: A commendation of good women.
CHAP. XXIIII. Of the maner howe to make the beste Pappe, of the vse and abuse thereof: and howe the meane dyet is beste.
CHAP. XXV. Where infants should sleepe or reste, and what commoditie is in a Cradle. The discommoditie of vehement rocking immediately after the childe hath satisfyed hymselfe: Of the benefite of sleepe, with the causes therof: And howe Aristotle was therein deceiued.
CHAP. XXVI. The length of sleepe for infants argued, howe many wayes sleepe is furthered, that the Nurce in hir sleepe oughte not to bee disquieted: The forme of laying the childe in the Cradle: Of the considerations that muste be hadde of placing the light in the Chamber with the Babe: Of taking vp therof, and of the regard of his long standing.
CHAP. 27. What nourishment is best from time to time for the childe. That the infante vppon the suddayne ought not to be weaned. Of the dyet that Montuus appoynted the French Kings children.
CHAP. XXVIII. What the worde Dyet doth comprehend. The regard that shoulde be had to children when they enter into yeares of perseuerance. What very Nobilitie is, and howe it springeth and decayeth. What Christian childrē should consider according to their profession.
Sectio tertia.
CHAP. XXIX. At what time the Babe shall beginne to bee instructed, and after what manner: Howe the Theologicall or Diuine graces are before al other to be firste planted.
CHAP. XXX. What regarde muste be had to such as keepe the compa∣ny of youth: Of the abuse of sundry parentes: and of lawes made as well for them, as for children.
CHAP. XXXI. The great cost that the common wealth is at daily in relee∣uing the poore. Of the number of them that are yeere∣ly executed.
CHAP. XXXII. Of the definition of Sin, wyth the definition and deuision of such as are called Mortall or Deadly Synnes.
CHAP. XXXIII. In what place babes shall sport them. How prouident By∣shops shoulde be in placing and displacing of Schole-maysters. That Tutors ought to haue the knowledge of the Diatetike part of Phisicke. Of the temperature of the spring, and how it agreeth best with Children.
CHAP. XXXIIII. Howe the beste Philosophers define Vertue: Of the agree∣mente betweene Diuinitie, Philosophie, and Phisicke: Whence the Morall Vertues spring, and their neede.
CHAP. XXXV. At what time Infantes should beginne to learne, and what properties & qualities ought to be in a Tutor, and what Bookes he shoulde teach the firste age. A briefe note of the doctrine that in the other workes and ages shall fol∣low, with diuers other things worth the noting.
CHAP. XXXVI. At what time Galen willeth Childrē to exercise, and what pastimes be meetest for gentilitie: and what labours and trades be best for the cōmunaltie to auoyde, as well ro∣gishnesse as idlenesse: Of the foreshew of good children, and how soone Strangers make theirs get their liuing. Of the speedie regarde that woulde be hadde to Scholes and Scholers of England and Ireland, as wel for the ouer mul∣titude that is in the one, as the ouer few number that is in the other.
CHAP. XXXVII. Of Tullies deuision of dueties bothe naturall and morall, and howe they ought to be regarded. The antiquitie, formalitie and decentnesse of apparell, in sort handled to the praise and dispraise thereof.
CHAP. XXXVIII. A confutation of suche as appoynt no naturall ende or godly election: Of the care that Rulers shoulde haue to holy Religion: The follie of suche as haue taughte persite pleasure to be a lette to Vertue: a description of the beste constitution.
CHAP. XXXIX. The Stoykes diuersly reprehended. Of our deprauing both by custome, and by nature. What force the temperature is of to alter as well the bodye as the minde. Of the con∣demnation of certayne Sects of Philosophers. Vniuersall destinie condemned. Predestination briefely declared.
CHAP. XL. A declaration of certayne conceyted fellowes voyde of rea∣son or arte, which iudge of the mediate graces not as they ought, nor yet of the immediate. Of the wickednesse of Libertines, and of the speedie redresse that must be had. Machiuels discourses to his Prince to be abandoned. A repetition of things going afore in a Christian societie to be remembred.
CHAP. XLI. The familie of Loue to bee apprehended of the vnitie that ought to be in gouernmēt: VVhich way Faith is obtay∣ned: How meanes and miracles differ: Of the confuta∣tion of diuerse heresies: What hurte doeth growe of too too costlie apparel: Paules opinion concerning the vn∣righteous, and why it is layd downe.
CHAP. XLII. Wherein a good common weale consisteth: and howe the Gentiles as well as Christians hadde allurementes and meanes to drawe menne therevnto. A question why Christ suffered. That God is no lesse iust than he is mer∣cifull. How Princes take their regimente from God, in that they punishe the euill, and aduance the good. The fruites of the Spirit declared. The works of the flesh de∣sciphered. Our sauiors sermon vpon the mount touched. That the Morall lawe is continuall, and in some part the Iudicall, but not at al the Ceremoniall. How al men be created to do good works. A briefe conclusion vppon the drift of this whole worke. That euery Country is to liue within the limites of their owne lawes.
CHAP. XLIII. Who ought to rule Youth, and why. A briefe deuision of the faculties of the braine. And howe that luste and cou∣rage is more prone to youth than to age.
CHAP. XLIIII. The power of the Soule defyned. Adams fall declared. The Iewes or Israelites losse, notwithstanding the Lawe of Moses. What marreth manye, albeit they be Christians. Of diuers charitable deedes done of late, as well as of old. The difference that is betweene them that fauoure Ver∣tue, and them that further vice, although they both pro∣fesse Christ.
CHAP. XLV. Why the Author hath touched so many matters in briefe in this firste booke, that at large shall be handled in the other fiue. Of the vnknitting of Gordius knot. That no benefite is equall to health, long life, and a good name. Vpon what foundation the Author buildeth, and of his plainenesse and briefnesse. And how onely the wise and godly regarde Vertue and Knowledge, but the foolishe and wicked, neither.
CHAP. XLV. To whom the Author submitteth all his trauels. The duty of Diuines: promisse made at their consecration: and of their liuings: with the maner of their liues: & of Symony.
CHAP. XLVI. What foode and doctrine the Apostles deliuered: and in what the summe of the Scripture doth consist, and who on∣ly, after S Augustine, shall possesse the kingdome of Hea∣uen.
A Table containing the Summaries of euerie Chapiter set forth in thys Booke.