Robert Burton (1577-1640)
Burton , Robert, The Anatomy of Melancholy, New York: Empire State Book Co., 1924.
|Definition ||Objective |
| ||Preservation of the body, protect against melancholy, adds strength to the whole body, increases natural heat, expels excrements by sweat & other insensible vapours. |
Burton, 158, 338.
|Frequency ||Type / Mode |
| ||Play at ball, with hand or racket, hawking, hunting, fowling, fishing, wringing, bowling, shooting, keelpins, tronks, quoits, pitching bars, hurling, wrestling, leaping, running, fencing, mustring, swimming, wasters, foils, football, baloon, quintan, riding running at rings, tilts & tournaments, horse-races, wild-goose chases, walking. |
|Duration ||Time of Day ||Intensity |
| || |
On an empty stomach, when body is empty of crudities
|Moderate, stop at onset of perspiration or before |