A ſtrong Weſt Wind brought in the Sea into the Severn with ſuch Violence, the Water in ſeveral Towns and VilLges run higher than the Houſe Tops, ſo that 80 Perſons were drowned, and other Damages to the Value of 20000l. Clark’s Exampl. --- This Winter was a great Froſt in England, off and on of ſeven Weeks. In lower Saxony, and chiefly in Old Marc, a cold Diſtemper of the Stomach, with much Phlegm, was very rife, with a Fulneſs of the Belly, Flatulency of the Stomach, Compreſſion of the Breaſt, Cardialgia, crude watery Urine, and Wearyneſs of the whole Body. The Humour was firſt prepared by Infuſion of Squils ʒjß. Elecampane ʒj. Mint, Sage, Wormwood, of each. Mj. Camomil Flowers p. j. Aniſe ʒjß. Cinnamon, Galangal, of each ℈j. infuſe in Wine to lbj. to the ſtrained Liquor add Oxymel of Squills ℥ß. Doſe ℥iijß. three Hours before Meat ; uſe this four Days ; then purge with freſh Mechoacan ʒjß. Diagrid. gi. ij. Maſtich gr. j. mix, and take in Wormwood Wine ; repeat it ſeveral Times. Or ʒß of the Magiſtery of Tartar, vitriolated in the ſame. Then the Confect. Diatr. Piperion, with Fennel, and Anniſeed, groſly powdered, with a little candied Ginger, and a few Drops of Oyl of Anniſe, with Wine of Wormwood, Card. Bened. or Elecampane. Then the following Species, ℞. Sem. Coriandr. ℥jß. Aniſi. Fonicul. aa. ℥ß. zz. Galang. aa. ʒjß. Cinam. ʒj. Lignaloes ʒß. ſacchar. opt. ℥iij. mix. Apply a Bag of warming Herbs, and Spices, to the Stomach ; or uſe the liquid Extract of Wormwood, Water of Oranges, and Nutmegs, of Zedoary, Aniſe, and Fennel, infuſed in Rheniſh Wine, and diſtilled ; then uſed with Elix. pptis. Horſt.