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[The new help to discourse: or Wit and mirth intermixt with more serious matter

Winstanley, William

[The new help to discourse: or Wit and mirth intermixt with more serious matter

consisting of pleasant, philosophical, physical, historical, moral, and political, questions and answers. As also proverbs, epitaphs, epigrams, riddles, poesies, rules for behaviour, &c. : With several wonders and other varieties: particularly a concise history of all the kings of England, from the Norman Conquest down to King George. : Together with directions for the true knowledge of several matters concerning astronomy, holy-days, and husbandry, in a plain and easier method.

by Winstanley, William

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Published by Reprinted and sold by J. Franklin in [Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conversation.,
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries.,
  • Self-culture.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy W.W. gent.]
    SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 2408.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination[6], 138 p.
    Number of Pages138
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14588807M

    The Reader may judge how well I was able to do it, by my several Traverses about it, mentioned in this Book; those, particularly, which are described in the 7th Chapter, which I have caused to be marked out with a pricked Line: as the Course of my Voyage is generally in all the Maps, for the Readers more . XI A Book was writ of late call’d Tetrachordon; And wov’n close, both matter, form and stile; The Subject new: it walk’d the Town a while, Numbring good intellects; now seldom por’d on. Cries the stall-reader, bless us! what a word on A title page is this! and some in file Stand spelling fals, while one might walk to .

    A Continuation of Sir Philip Sydney's Arcadia: Wherein is handled The Loves of Amphialus and Helena Queen of Corinth, Prince Plangus and Erona. With the Historie of the Loves of Old Claius and Young Strephon to Urania. The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele Part 4 out of 51 It is written by Mr. Steele, who seems to have gathered new life and have a new fund of wit; it is in the same nature as his the other Day, upon serious Discourse with him concerning the Danger of Procrastination, gave me the following Letters from.

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[The new help to discourse: or Wit and mirth intermixt with more serious matter by Winstanley, William Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. [The new help to discourse: or Wit and mirth intermixt with more serious matter: consisting of pleasant, philosophical, physical, historical, moral, and political, questions and answers.

As also proverbs, epitaphs, epigrams, riddles, poesies, rules for behaviour, &c.: With several wonders and other varieties: particularly a concise history of all the kings of England.

During the Great Plague of London (), William Winstanley veered from his better known roles as arbiter of success and failure in his works of biography or as a comic author under the pseudonym Poor Robin, and instead engaged with his reading audience as a plague writer in the rare book The Christians Refuge: Or Heavenly Antidotes Against the Plague in this Time of Generall Contagion to Cited by: 1.

The Protestant almanack for the year since [brace] the creation of the worldthe incarnation of Jesus ChristEngland received the Christian faithMartin Luther wrote against the popeour first deliverance from popery by K.

Edward VIour second deliverance from popery by Queen Elizabeth 13 [sic], the horrid design of the gun-powder plot 92, the burning of the.

Illustrations from the Wellcome Library William Winstanley's pestilential poesies in "The Christians refuge: or heavenly antidotes against the plague in this time of generall contagion to which is added the charitable physician ()". A Miracle of a Knight that was saved by the Help of the Virgin Mary, by opening a little Wicket through which he entred.

Of the Virgin’s Milk. Bernard is feign’d to have suck’d the same Pap of the Virgin Mary, that the Child Jesus did. A new Sort of Jewel call’d the Toad-Stone: The various Natures of Jewels. 'The Spectator', volume 1, comprising previously unpublished eighteenth-century essays, poetry, letters and opinions, originally edited by Addison and Steele, now available in html form, as a free download from Project Gutenberg.

wit, and conversation of our age, are improved and refined above Let us consider in what the refinement of a language principally consists; that is, "either in rejecting such old words, or phrases, which are illsounding or improper or in admitting new, which are more proper, more sounding, and more.

Self-love and self-admiration expose a man to the attempts of flatterers, Mean, poor, and worthless people are not flattered, but those of a generous and noble nature, In the choice of friends, let us be wary, yet not over scrupulous, A parasite who is cringing and obsequious is not difficult of detection, The great danger is from those who personate the true friend, yet.

That we will, sir, and to all the lovers of angling too, of which number I am now willing to be one myself; for by the help of your good discourse and company, I have put on new thoughts both of the art of angling, and of all that profess it.

Book Description: Insoon after publication of theSpectatorhad come to an end, its place on breakfast tables of Queen Anne's London was taken by lestisserandsduquebec.comd Steele, continuing in the new paper the blend of learning, wit, and moral instruction that had proved so attractive in theTatlerandSpectator, was the editor and principal writer; in the numbers of theGuardianhe.

The first book contains the preliminaries to the commencement of serious action. First, the visit of the priest of Apollo to ransom his captive daughter, the refusal of Agamemnon to yield her up, and the pestilence sent by the god upon the Grecian army in consequence.

€£ it really merits, we should occupy more Room in our" Review in pointing out the Excellencies of this little u Volume than we can spare." Review for September* Price Three Shillings and Six-pence in boar-K *#* The FESTIVAL of WIT, and the FESTIVAL of LOVE, form two of the most lively and entertaining Volumes that ever were printed.

A brief discourse concerning the lawfulness of worshipping God by the common-prayer being an answer to a book entituled A brief discourse concerning the unlawfulness of the common-prayer worship lately printed in New-England, and re-printed in London, in which the.

matter seriously. More, to this day they seem to mock at him, like Epicureans. I for my part proceeded frankly, like a man who has horribly feared the day of judgment, and who yet hoped to be saved with a shaking of all his bones." open to new emotions, that they opened this book not for amusement, but to discover in it their doom of life.

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A schole of wise Conceytes, Wherin as euery Conceyte hath wit, so the most haue much mirth, Set forth in common places by order of the Alphabet Full of various deceptions, and much Interchangeable matter of wit By G.

(London: Printed by Nicholas Okes for Thomas Saunders [etc. 'The Spectator', volume 1 of 3 (plus translations and index), comprising previously unpublished eighteenth-century essays, poetry, letters and opinions, originally edited by Addison and Steele, now available in html form, as a free download from Project Gutenberg.

For more than a century and a half, this Author has been the delight of the Ingenious, the text of the Mo|ralist, and the study of the Philosopher.

Even his cotemporary writers have ingenuously yielded their plaudit to his fame, as not presuming it could lessen theirs, set at so great a distance. A Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 3 eBookand to this cause must be attributed the presence of some slight but annoying misprints.

One serious fault, not a misprint, marry if he had bin costive of laughter he must have had two or three drams of wit the more in his foole, for we must minister according to the quantity of his.Jul 02,  · That we wil, Sir, and to all the lovers of Angling too, of whichnumber, I am now one my self, for by the help of your good discourse andcompany, I have put on new thoughts both of the Art of Angling, and of allthat profess it: and if you will but meet me too morrow at the time andplace appointed, and bestow one day with me and my friends in.The Act of the Corporeal Soul, or the inkindling of the Vital matter, in the more perfect Brutes, being indued with an hot Blood, appears so clearly and openly by noted heat, by the Exhalation of its fumes or sut, with other Accidents and Effects proper to the Kitching flame, that any one Considering or weighing them, may well believe that the.