COWIE'S PRINTER'S POCKET-BOOK
The Dragon's Head, or ascending node, and
The Dragon's Tail, or descending node, are the two points in which the eclipses happen.
Conjunctio; happens when two planets stand under each other in the same sign and degree.
Oppositio; happens when two planets stand diametrically opposite each other.
Trigonus; happens when one planet stands from another four signs, or 120 degrees; which make one-third part of the ecliptic.
Quadril; happens when two planets stand three signs from each other, which make 90 degrees, or the fourth-part of the ecliptic.
Sextil; is the sixth part of the ecliptic, which is two signs, and make 60 degrees.
First quarter of the Moon
PHYSICAL SIGNS AND ABBREVIATIONS.
|℞ Stands for Recipe, or Take
|ā aa, of each a like quantity
|℔ a pound
|℥ an ounce
|ʒ a drachm
|℈ a scruple
|j stands for one; ij for 2; and so on
|ß signifies semi, or half
|gr. denotes a grain