The Anatomy of Melancholy by Robert Burton V.1

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Bibliographic and Editorial Note.

The text of this version is taken from a reprint of the sixth

(1652) edition, by Chatto and Windus, London, 1883.

Translations from the Latin -- Those in round brackets ( . . )

were footnotes in the original; those in square brackets

[ . . ] are the work of the Ex-Classics Project.

Footnotes in Latin (of which there were a great many) have

been omitted.

Accents have been removed from Latin, in accordance with

modern practice.

Greek has been transliterated according to the following

scheme:

alpha: a

beta: b

gamma: g

delta: d

espilon: e

zeta: z

eta: e

theta: th

iota: i

kappa: k

lambda: l

mu: m

nu: n

xi: x

omicron: o

pi: p

rho: r

sigma: s

tau: t

upsilon: y

phi: ph

chi: ch

psi: ps

omega: o

The glossary is by the Ex-Classics Project

Title Page

THE

ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY

WHAT IT IS

WITH ALL THE KINDS, CAUSES, SYMPTOMS, PROGNOSTICS, AND

SEVERAL CURES OF IT

IN THREE PARTITIONS; WITH THEIR SEVERAL SECTIONS, MEMBERS,

AND SUBSECTIONS, PHILOSOPHICALLY, MEDICINALLY, HISTORICALLY

OPENED AND CUT UP

BY DEMOCRITUS JUNIOR

[ROBERT BURTON]

WITH A SATIRICAL PREFACE, CONDUCING TO THE FOLLOWING

DISCOURSE

Dedication

HONORATISSIMO DOMINO,

NON MINVS VIRTUTE SUA, QUAM GENERIS SPLENDORE,

ILLVSTRISSIMO,

GEORGIO BERKLEIO,

MILITI DE BALNEO, BARONI DE BERKLEY, MOUBREY, SEGRAVE,

D. DE BRUSE,

DOMINO SUO MULTIS NOMINIBUS OBSERVANDO,

HANC SUAM

MELANCHOLIAe ANATOMEN,

JAM SEXTO REVISAM, D. D.

DEMOCRITUS JUNIOR.

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