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|Named Person:||William Camden; Daniel Defoe; Hugh Latimer; Nathaniel Mist; Josuah Sylvester; William Camden; Daniel Defoe; Hugh Latimer; Nathaniel Mist; Josuah Sylvester|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Archival Material, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Language Note:||In English.|
|Notes:||The author's name appears on p. 2, where he writes, "Songs, Poems, Epitaphs, and some Fragments of Old Doctor Zatimers sermons taught above a hund and fifty year agoe all very diverting to young people all collected by me Jer: Cliff in the yeares 1697: 97:99:700: 701: 702:: & 703 to 1728."
Index at end of volume.
Written on back flyleaf: Sarah Cliff Her Book July the 18 1741. Given her by her father.
Binding: vellum boards. Pen trials on both front and back covers.
|Description:||1 v. (484 p.) ; 18 x 15 cm.|
Other entries include extracts from sermons of Hugh Latimer and colloquies of Erasmus; recipes, including some from Helmes Trismegistus; extracts from the Journal of Nathaniel Mist; and a lengthy treatise on the months, the phases of the moon, and astrological signs entitled The shepherd's kalendar, which is accompanied by illustrations of astrological signs; a shepherd reaching for the stars;and a diagram with moveable parts, held in place by a pin.
In addition to the illustrations accompanying the astrological treatise, the manuscript contains a drawing of the Virgin Mary titled "Taken oute of T. V. Monk of the holy Order of St. Benedict It shews their absurdity."
- Camden, William, -- 1551-1623.
- Defoe, Daniel, -- 1661?-1731.
- Latimer, Hugh, -- 1485?-1555.
- Mist, Nathaniel, -- -1737.
- Sylvester, Josuah, -- 1563-1618.
- Anti-Catholicism -- Great Britain.
- English poetry -- 17th century.
- English poetry -- 18th century.
- Love poetry.
- Formulas, recipes, etc. -- Great Britain.
- Religious poetry, English.
- Sermons, English -- 18th century.
- Women -- Conduct of life.
- English poetry.
- Formulas, recipes, etc.
- Sermons, English.
- Great Britain.