|Author:||Willis, John, d. 1628?|
|Title:||Mnemonica, or, The art of memory drained out of the pure fountains of art & nature, digested into three books : also a physical treatise of cherishing natural memory, diligently collected out of divers learned mens writings / by John Willis.|
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Mnemonica, or, The art of memory drained out of the pure fountains of art & nature, digested into three books : also a physical treatise of cherishing natural memory, diligently collected out of divers learned mens writings / by John Willis.
Willis, John, d. 1628?, Sowerby, Leonard.
London: Printed and are to be sold by Leonard Sowersby, 1661.
|Alternate titles:||Mnemonica, sive, Reminiscendi ars. English. 1661|
Translated from the Latin by Leonard Sowersby.
Reproduction of original in the University of Illinois Library.
Mnemonics -- Early works to 1800.
To the Honorable William Pierrepont, Esq
The Art of Memory. The first Book.
CHAP. I. Of remembring common affairs.
CHAP. II. Of remembring Words.
CHAP. III. Of remembring Phrases.
CHAP. IV. Of remembring Sentences.
CHAP. V: Of remembring long Speeches.
The Art of Memory. The Second Book.
CHAP. I. Of remembring without writing.
CHAP. II. Of remembring by certain Verses purpose∣ly born in mind.
CHAP. III: Of remembring by ex tempore Verses.
The Art of Memory. The third Book.
CHAP. I. Of Repositories.
CHAP. II. Of Places.
CHAP. III. Of Idea's in General.
CHAP. IV. Of the Quantitie of Idea's.
CHAP. V. Of the Position of Idea's.
CHAP. VI. Of the Colours of Repositories and Idea's.
CHAP. VII. Of Direct Idea's.
An Example of remembering a History.
An example of a Sentence to be remembred, the Subject being visible.
CHAP. VIII. Of Relative Ideas.
CHAP. IX. Of Fictitious Ideas.
CHAP. X. Of Written Idea's
CHAP. XI. Of Compound Idea's.
Example of an Idea, compounded of a Di∣rect and written Idea.
Example of an Idea compounded of a Rela∣lative and Written.
CHAP. XII. Of chusing Ideas.
CHAP. XIII. The manner of Reposing Ideas.
CHAP. XIV. Of the practise of the Art of Memory.
Examples of ordinary business.
Examples of remarkable Observations.
CHAP. XV. Of Dictation and Reposition.
CHAP. XVI. Of irregular Reposition.
CHAP. XVII. Of depositing Idea's.
A TREATISE Of cherishing Natural Memory.
CHAP. I. Of such as debilitate Memory.
Things that debilitate Memory are these.
CHAP. II. Of things corroborating Memory.
CHAP. III. Of a prescript order of life.
CHAP. IV. Of restoring a debilitated Memory.
CHAP. V. How to discern the temperament of the BRAIN.
CHAP. VI. Of Dyet properly convenient to every temperament.
CHAP. VII. Of Diseases of the Brain.