11.Rumours spread when the Moon is in the first face of Scorpio are false, and knavishly forged.
12.The judgments of astrologers are not many times true, by reason of the error of their instruments, or querents’ ignorance; or when the Sun is near the midheaven, or when the arguments of promise and denial of the thing are equal in the figure.
13.While the Moon shall be South descending in Scorpio or Pisces, begin not then to build; for a fabrick then erected quickly comes to ruin.
14.Mercury being strong and in proper places of the Heavens, well configurated of other stars or planets in nativities, denotes convenient dignity to the native thereby; but Mercury of himself is a planet weak.
15.Whosoever contendeth with another & overcomes when the significators are in signs bicorporeal, gets a great victory; if overcome, looseth much; for then the good or evil is doubled.
16.Give not judgment before thou knowest the intention of the querent; for many ask they know not what, nor can they express what they intend.
17.When thou shalt be interrogated for a father, behold the fourth house; for a brother, the third; of a son, the fifth; of a wife, the seventh: But if for a sick person, behold the ascendant only.
18.When the Moon shall come to the quadrate of the fortunes or infortunes, and the testimonies of the helps or hinderances of the matter doubtful; it is to be doubted that the strength of the bad planets will more impede, than the others can assist.
19.In the beginning of journeys, and returns therefrom, let not the Moon be in the ascendant, fourth, or ninth houses, although she be not afflicted. In the entering of a city, place her neither in the ascendant, second, or fourth houses.
20.There are three ways of discovering the accidents proper to men; viz. from the geniture of the native, birth of his first child, or by a question propounded, with which the mind was solicitous and affected.