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Title The Seventeenth-century resolve : a historical anthology of a literary form / edited by John L. Lievsay.

Imprint Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, [2015], ©1980.

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Description 1 online resource (222 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; PREFACE; INTRODUCTION; JOSEPH HALL Meditations and Vowes Divine and Morall; DANIEL TUVILL Christian Purposes and Resolutions; ANTHONY STAFFORD Meditations and Resolutions, Moral, Divine, Politicall; THOMAS TUKE New Essayes: Meditations and Vowes; NICHOLAS BRETON I Would and Would Not; FRANCIS ROUS Meditations of Instruction, of Exhortation, of Reproofe; RICHARD BRATHWAIT Essaies upon the Five Senses; OWEN FELTHAM Resolves. A Duple Century; WILLIAM STRUTHER Christian Observations and Resolutions; JOSEPH HENSHAW Horae Succisivae, or Spare-houres of Meditations.
ARTHUR WARWICK Spare-Minutes or, Resolved Meditations and Premeditated Resolutions; JOHN SALTMARSH Holy Discoveries and Flames; THOMAS MANLEY Temporis Angustiae: Stollen Houres Recreations; EDWARD WATERHOUSE An Humble Apologie for Learning and Learned Men; JOHN SPENCER KAINA KAI IIAΛAIA. Things New and Old; HENRY TUBBE Meditations Divine and Morall; CALEB TRENCHFIELD Historical Contemplations ... and Occasional Observations; DUDLEY NORTH, FOURTH BARON Light in the Way to Paradise; WORKS CITED; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z.
Summary Popular in its time, the resolve is now almost forgotten. In this anthology John L. Lievsay has gathered a representative collection of resolves and has provided also a critical history of the genre -- its flowering and decline.
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Subject Meditations.
English prose literature -- Early modern, 1500-1700.
Chronological Term 1500-1700
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Lievsay, John Leon.
Other Form: Print version: Lievsay, John L. Seventeenth-Century Resolve : A Historical Anthology of a Literary Form. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2015 9780813153377
ISBN 9780813163635 (electronic bk.)
0813163633 (electronic bk.)