THE FIRST BOOKE OF QVODLIBETS,
DONE AND COMPOSED BY THE AVTHOR
himselfe.


1. Of mine owne Quodlibets.

2. To my Readers.

3. To the perpetuall renowne of our learned King IAMES, King of Great Britaine, etc. of famous memorie. 4. Old Lelius to his wise friend Scipio.

5. Why God giues some Fooles riches, and some wise men none.

6. An old Apothecary made a new Doctor.

7. God doth all in all. 8. A worldly Man wil haue it by hooke or by crooke.

9. Thrifty Charity, to a namelesse Friend.

10. Borrowing on Time, is worse then Bird-lime.

11. To a kinde Foole.

12. Trauelling in England.

13. A perswasion to Humilitie.

14. Why there are so few Hospitals built.

15. Lawyers profitable pastime.

16. The Polycie of the Whore of Babylon.

17. To Bald-pate.

18. Worse than naught.

19. Two filthy fashions.

20. Fooles are more masters of their wiues then wise men. Scarce a Paradoxe.

22. To a Pardon-Buyer.

22. [sic] Worse then a Whore.

23. Why Kings speake in the Plurall.

24. The effects of Gods Word.

25. A Scottish Honest Man. A Londoners Good Man.

26. How and whereof to iest.

/5/ 27. The Worlds Whirlegigge.

28. On a Good fellow Papist, who makes no bones to eate Flesh on Fasting dayes.

29. Poperies Pedigree.

30. The Married, to the Chaste.

31. The Chaste, to the Married.

32. A Description of a Puritane, out of this part of the Le- tany, From Blindnesse of Heart, Pride, Vaine glory, &c.

/6/ 33. Loue is betwixt Equals.

34. The difference betwixt good men and bad, is best seene after death.

35. To Sir Peirce Penny-lesse.

36. To a rich Friend.

37. Thought vpon, on the preparation of a great Fleet, and may serue for all such actions hereafter.

38. A Secret of State.

39. Kings Paramount Subiection.

/7/ 40. Why Women are longer attyring of themselues then Men.

41. Christ and Antichrist.

42. Wise men may be mistaken.

43. [sic] Vnrighteous Mammon.

44. A Dialogue betwixt a Wise King and a good Christian.

45. Sad-Mens liues are longer then Merry-Mens A Paradox.

46. Poperies principall Absurdities.

47. Of those who are too Kinde, too Courteous, &c. Who ouerdoe good things.

48. Some Mens Testament is not their Will.

49. Why Wiues can make no Wills.

50. A iust Retaliation.

51. A Prayer.

/9/ 52. Reuerent Graue Preachers.

53. Neat, quaint, nimble Pulpit Wits.

54. Diuers complections, and diuers Conditions.

55. Our Births, and Deaths, Reioycing, and Mourning.

56. The Uanity of a Papisticall Shift.

57. Curious barly Brethren.

58. A Scriuener on a Trotter.

59. Womens wise Teares.

/10/ 60. To my Reader.

62. [sic] Youths conceit, and Ages knowledge.

63. Hearbe-grace commonly called Rewe.

64. To Writers of Hereticall, and Keepers of false Books.

65. To a Periwiggian, who hopes to gaine by some friends death.

66. Gossipes and Good-wiues.

67. A young Saint, and old Deuill, to a Corstous old Man.

68. A mad Wenches Iustice.

69. Wee are Gods Husbandry, or Gods crop out of a fertile Christian Soule.

70. To a faire Whore.

71. Riches is now a dayes the House vpon Mens heads.

72. Monyes Etymologie.

73. The Treasure of the Church, or the Popes Exchequer.

74. A wicked, contentious mans Epitaph.

75. An Epitaph.

76. To one of Fortunes white Sonnes.

77. Death, and Warre.

78. The Popish Legend. The Iewish Talmoud. Mahomets Alcheron.

79. To an Armenian Canary Bird.

80. Faith without Works, Works without Faith.

81. Ungirt, Vnblest.

82. True Charity.

83. From hardnesse of heart, good Lord deliuer vs.

84. A perswasion to Heauen.

85. To a namelesse Religious Friend.

/13/ 86. To King IAMES, King of Great Britaine, &c. of blessed memory.

87. The most Catholike King of Spaine.

88. What vse old Moones are put to.

89. Little Legges, and lesse wit.

90. Problematically prouing, that the City of Rome is not the seat of CHRISTS Vicar Generall.

91. I proue it thvs.

/14/ 92. Two Prouerbs coupled.

93. Good Counsell, ill Example.

94. To an Vpstart.

95. Christ in the middest.

96. Gods Word is a two-edged Sword.

97. To the admirably witty, and excellently learned Sir Nicholas Smith, Knight, of Lorkbeare neere Exeter, my ancient friend. Taking occasion of an Anigram of his. N.S.Tulaus mihi cos es.

/15/ 98. To the right worshipfull William Noy, Esquire, one of the Benchers of Lincolnes Inne, long since of my acquaintance both in Oxford and London.

99. To the right worshipfull Nicholas Ducke, Esquire, one of the Benchers of Lincolnes Inne, and Recorder of the City of Exeter, my Cousin German.

100. To the right worshipfull Arthur Ducke, Doctor of the Ciuill Law, and Chancellor of London, Bath and Wells, my Cousin German.

/16/ 101. An Epithalamium. On the Marriage of Doctor Arthur Ducke, with one of the Daughters and Coheires of Henry Southworth Esquire.

102. To the right worshipfull William Hackwell Esquire, one of the Benchers of Lincolnes Inne, my ancient kind friend.

103. To the Reuerend George Hackwell, Doctor in Diuinity, Archdeacon of Surry, my ancient & kind friend.

104. To the right worshipfull Iohn Barker Esquire, late Maior of the City of Bristoll, my louing and kind brother in Law.

/17/ 105. To the wise and learned S.B.K.Knight.

106. To the right worshipfull Iohn Doughty, Alderman of Bristoll, of his right worthy wife, my especiall good friends.

107. To the worshipfull, Richard Long of Bristoll, Merchant, and his good wife, my kind and louing friends.

108. To the Reuerend Doctor, Thomas Winnife, Deane of Glocester, Prebend of Pauls, and Chaplaine to King CHARLES, anciently of my acquaintance in Exeter Colledge in Oxford.

109. To the right worshipfull Richard Spicer, Doctor of Physicke, my louing and kind Kinsman.

110. To the right worshipfull Robert Viluain, Doctor of Physicke, my ancient friend, in Exeter Colledge in Oxford.

111. To the Reuerend, learned, acute, and witty, Master Charles Fitz-Geoffrey, Bachelor in Diuinity, my especiall kind friend, most excellent Poet.

112. To a right worshipfull, discreet, sober Gentleman, a Iustice of Peace, who of a wild demeand yong Gentlman, is now become a Reuerend Minister, a painefull Preacher, and a worthy Example.

113. To the same Reuerend Doctor.

114. To my honest Bed-fellow the priuatly Charitable, discreetly Beneficiall, Master Edward Payne, Merchant of Bristoll.

/19/ 115. To squint-eyed, enuious Momus.

116. A little of my vnworthy Selfe.

117. A Skeltonicall continued ryme, in praise of my New- found-Land.

118. A Napkin to wipe his mouth that waters at these deserued Commendations.

The end of the first Booke.



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