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judg to be more profitable neither shall it hinder my rejoycing to see such meanes directed that may prove so effectial that this that is here sett downe may also be sett by because ther is noe need of it. See the figure of the instrument with the ligature fastened to the ends of it. *drawing of instrument*

Samuell Endicott His Book [. . .] in darkness sick man's [. . .] strength in weakness many [. . .] [in] confinement liberty In solitued Good company Joy in sorrow Life in death Heavenly crowens for thorny wreaths and presented to thy [. . .] in the [. . .] that ensue

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Apothecary weights

Apothecary Symbols

*see abbreviations below table

Symbol Name TR (*) ME (*)
lb, li, libr. libra, pound apothecary's pound 373.243 g
ss semis half half
uncia, ounce, unce apothecary's ounce 31.103 g
Q quarta quart between 0.95 and 1.16 liters
ʒ dragma, dram dram 3.888 g
G grana, grain grain 0.065 g (65 mg)
A ana of each one of each one
lb ss libr. semi half an apothecary's pound 186.623 g
℥ ss semuncia half an apothecary's ounce 15.552 g

Name = Name in Text

TR = Translation

ME = Modern Equivalent (approx.; in grams and liters)

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