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Author: Overbury, Thomas, Sir, 1581-1613.
Title: A wife novv the widdow of Sir Thomas Overburye. Being a most exquisite and singular poem of the choice of a wife. Whereunto are added many witty characters, and conceited newes, written by himselfe and other learned gentlemen his friends.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: A wife novv the widdow of Sir Thomas Overburye. Being a most exquisite and singular poem of the choice of a wife. Whereunto are added many witty characters, and conceited newes, written by himselfe and other learned gentlemen his friends.
Overbury, Thomas, Sir, 1581-1613.

London: Printed [by E. Griffin] for Lawrence Lisle, and are to bee sold at his shop in Paules Church-yard, at the signe of the Tigers head, 1614.
Alternate titles: Wife now a widowe Wife now a widowe. Wife now the widdow of Sir Thomas Overburye.
Notes:
Printer's name from STC.
Partly in verse.
Signatures: A-H4.
Reproduction of the original in the Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
Characters and characteristics -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A08592.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE PRINTER TO the Reader.
A MORNING-SACRIFICE to the Author.
Briefe Panegyrickes to the Au∣thors praise.
To the Booke.
encomium
encomium
Of the choice of a Wife.
poem
The Authors Epitaph.
CHARACTERS, OR VVitty Descriptions of the pro∣perties of sundry Persons.
A good Woman.
A very very Woman.
Her next part.
A Dissembler
A Courtier
A golden Asse
A Flatterer
Anignorant glory-hunter
A Tymist
An Amorist
An affected Traueller
A Wise-man
A noble Spirit
An old Man
A Country Gentleman
A fine Gentleman
An elder Brother.
A Welchman
A Pedant
A Seruingman
An Host
An Ostler
NEWES, FROM ANY VVHENCE: OR Old Truthes vnder a supposall of Noueltie.
Newes from Court.
Answer to the Court newes.
Country Newes.
Newes from the very Country.
Answer to the very Country Newes.
Newes to the Ʋniuersitie.
Newes from Sea.
Forrein Newes of the yeere 1604.
From France.
From Spaine.
From Rome.
From Ʋenice.
From Germanie.
From the Low Countries.
Newes from my Lodging.
Newes of my morning worke.
Newes from the lower end of the Table.
Nowes from the Bed.