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Num. 18.

PHILOSOPHICAL

TRANSACTIONS.


Munday, October 22. 1666.


The Contents.

Patternes of the Tables proposed to be made for Observing of Tides, promised in the next foregoing Transactions. Other Inquiries touching the Sea.Some Considerations touching the Parenchymous parts of the Body.Observables concerning Petrification.A relation from Paris, of a kind of Worms, that eat out Stones.Some promiscous Observations made in Somersetshire.A Problem for finding the Year of the Julian Period, by a new and very easie Method.An Account of some Books, not long since publish'd: which are,1. Tentamina Physico-Theologica de Deo, authore Samuele Parkero.2. Honorati Fabri Tractatus duo; Prior, de Plantis & de Generatione Animalium; Posterior, de Homine.3. Relation du Voyage de l'Evesque de Beryte, par la Turquie, la Perse, les Indes, &c. par Monsieur de Bourges.

Patternes of the Tables proposed to be made for Observing of Tides, promised in the next foregoing Transactions; by Sr. Rob. Moray.

IN performance of what was promised in the last of these Papers for Observing the Tides, here are subjoined Patternes of the Tables there mentioned: One, for marking[errata 1] the precise Time of the High-waters and Low-waters during one Month; that is, between New and New Moon, or Full and Full Moon. The other, for marking the Degrees of the Risings and Fallings of the Water in Equal spaces of Time, and the Velocity of its motion at several heights: The Degrees of Heat and Cold, &c.

The Times, assigned in the first, to the High-waters and Lowest Ebbs, are taken out of Mr. Wings's Almanack, for this present year 1666, as he calculates them for the Month of September for London Bridge. Only, whereas he takes notice but of one High-water for every day, Here are set

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