9. As Birds and Beats, whoe Bodies are much ued to the Change of the frie and open Air, foree Storms; o thoe inviible People are more agacious to undertand by the Books of Nature Things to come, than wee, who are petered with the groer Dregs of all elementary Mixtures, and have our purer Spirits choaked by them. The Deer cents out a Man and Powder (tho a late Invention) at a great Ditance; a hungry Hunter, Bread; and the Raven, a Carrion: Ther Brains, being long clarified by the high and ubtil Air, will oberve a very mall Change in a Trice. Thus a Man of the Second Sight, perceaving the Operations of thee forecating inviible People among us, (indulged thorow a tupendious Providence to give Warnings of ome remarkable Events, either in the Air, Earth, or Waters,) told he aw a Winding-hroud creeping on a walking healthful Perons Legs till it come to the Knee; and afterwards it came up to the Midle, then to the Shoulders, and at lat over the Head, which was viible to
no other Perone. And by oberving the Spaces of Time betwixt the everall Stages, he eaily gueed how long the Man was to live who wore the Shroud; for when it approached his Head, he told that uch a Peron was ripe for the Grave.