Sc & . IV . Of Sleep and Watching . 251 
A P H . LXVI . 
" Immoderate Sleep after Dinner injures all the " Bowels , and obitru & s Perfpiration . 
Explanation . } Although a little Sleep at fuch times , upon a full Stomach may be of Service , by letting out what did not fufficiently pafs off the Night before - , yet if it be continued too long , there will fuch a Quantity of indigefted Matter follow , as will be too grofs to pafs ; and confe - qucntly plug upon the excretory Duóts , and thereby occafion very confiderable Difordcrs . 
A P H . LXVII . 
" Wearinefs after Sleep is removed by fuch " means as promote Perfpiration - , of which fort , " are Abftinence , Exercife , Watching , and Anger . 
Explanation . ' ] Becaufe fuch Wearinefs always ceed from an obilrufted Perfpiration - , the firft of tliefe removes the Load , by cutting off its Supply , while the other by the Attritions of the Mufcles , in time break it fmaJl enough to go off by the Skin . 
A P H . LXVIII . 
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" To Sleep with the Body ftretch'd , is hurtful ; " but with the Limbs drawn up - , beneficial : For 1C the clofer Pofition of the Bowels aififts Con - " coclion , whereas , to be more diftant , hinders it . 
Explanation . ' ] An extended Pofture cannot fo much favour the Relaxations which is neceifary in Sleep , as when the limbs are drawn up i and befides , in the latter Pofition of the Parts of the Body there is not fo much of the Surface expofed to the Air , and thereby is the Skin kept warmer , the Pores opener , 
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