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CHAP. VII. Of the true Nature of the Fibres and Nerves

Note who made the mo'ft particular and full Obiervations on them, and eftablifh’d them into a particular Clafs and Tribe, with a proper, tho’ different, Method o f Cure from other chronical and humorous Diftempers, tho’ their true Nature, Caufe, and Curd has been leis univerfally laboured and known, than that o f moil other Difeafes, fo that thofe who could give no tolerable Account o f them have call’d them Vapours, Spleen, Flatus, Nervous, Hyflerical, and Hypochon­ driacal Diftempers.