Philosophical Transactions, Giving Some Accompt of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious in Many Considerable Parts of the World Volume . 46

Philosophical Transactions, Giving Some Accompt of the Present Undertakings, Studies, and Labours of the Ingenious in Many Considerable Parts of the World Volume . 46

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1752 edition. Excerpt: ...fee him use one of his medicated Tubes, and weigh it before and after electrifying, to fee, with him, the included Matter diminish sensibly. This Fact:, he told me, had succeeded with him a great many times; but that now there was too much Company; that it was too hot, and, in consequence, that the Electricity would be too weak for it. He might perhaps be in the Right: But why did he call together so numerous a Company? I then asked him concerning the Cures related In his Works, and especially concerning that of the Bishop of Sebenico. He avowed to me (and in Part I knew it already), that the Prelate was not cured; and that, since the Electrification, he had been as he was before. I took my Leave of M. Tivati, and acquainted him, that I proposed to continue about a Week in Venice, and 1 very earnestly begged of him to collect: together his best Vessels, to renew the Substances therein, and to let me know, that, if they succeded, 1 might wait upon him, that I might be able to publish See Page 374. supra. lish them as.an Eye-witness and I spoke to him with a good deal of Sincerity. M."Pivati promised me he would j but, as I heard nothing from him afterwards, I presume that he had nothing to shew me. Dr. SotnmiSy of the Faculty of Physic at Turin, being at.Venice a little while after me, had also the Curiosity of visiting M. Pivati in August last, and 'to see, under his Management, the Effects attributed to the medicated Tubes. The following is the Letter he wrote me upon this Subject, Nov. if. 1749. "Here is, kind Sir, in a few Words, the Ac"count of what I observed in Venice, at Sjgnor ' Pivati's, during the Month of August last. The -' 25th Day, after Dinner, he electrified me, make"ing use of a Tube of the Length of...show more

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