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Author: Whitford, Richard, fl. 1495-1555?
Title: Here followeth dyuers holy instrucyons and teachynges very necessarye for the helth of mannes soule, newly made and set forth by a late brother of Syon Rychard whitforde.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Here followeth dyuers holy instrucyons and teachynges very necessarye for the helth of mannes soule, newly made and set forth by a late brother of Syon Rychard whitforde.
Whitford, Richard, fl. 1495-1555?, Isidore, d. 636., John Chrysostom, d. 407.

[Imprinted at London: In fletstret at the sygne of the George next to saynt Dunstons churche by me wyllyam Myddylton, Anno domini. M.CCCCC.XLi. [1541]]
Alternate titles: Here followeth dyvers holy instrucyons and teachynges very necessarye for the helth of mannes soule. Here followeth dyvers holy instrucyons and teachynges very necessarye for the helth of mannes soule. Instruction to auoyde and eschewe vices and folowe good maners. Instruction to auoyde and eschewe vices and folowe good maners. Of detraction.
Notes:
Imprint from colophon.
"Includes a translation of St. Isidore's Instruction to avoid vices and John Chrysostom's Of detraction, from the 3rd homily to the people of Antioch."--STC.
M5r has caption title, reading: a worke of dyuers impedimentes and lettes of perfection.
R2r has caption title, reading: An instruction to auoyde and eschewe vices and folowe good maners, ascribed vnto saynt Isodor and translate by a late brother of Syon Richarde Whytforde.
Y2r has caption title, reading: Of detraction. Chrisostomus homelia tercia.
With continuous signatures and pagination.
Considerable print show-through.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
At foot of title page: Cum Priuilegio ad imprimendum solum.
Subject terms:
Christian life -- Catholic authors -- Early Works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A15118.0001.001

Contents
title page
¶ The contentes of this Boke.
¶ A preface.
¶ The preface vnto the deuout reders.
table of contents
part
¶ The definicion of pacience in generall. Capi. primo.
¶ Of naturall pacience. Captii.
¶ Of artificiall pacyence and of the defini∣cion, or determinacion therof. Capitulo tercio. ❧ : ❧
¶ Of the verey true definicion, determinacion, descripcion and declaracion of merito∣tiouse pacience. Capi. iiij. ❧ : {fleur-de-lys} : ❧
¶ Of the ymage and byhauour of pacience. Capi. v. ☜ : {fleur-de-lys} : ☞
¶ Of the comodites, frutes of pacience, In generall the .vi. Chapiter ❧:❧
¶ Howe pacience is profitable and necessarye vnto to the true getynge, and vnto the lawful kepynge and increascynge of worldly goodes. The vii. Chapiter. {fleur-de-lys}:{fleur-de-lys}
¶ That pacience is necessarie for the due, and lawfull kepyng of such goodes as be truly, & lawfully goten. The viii. Capiter. ☞: ☜
¶ That pacience is cōmodious and profita¦ble vnto the good state of ye body of man. The .ix. Chapiter. ☞:{fleur-de-lys}:☜
¶ Howe pacience is cōmodious and necessa¦rye, vnto good fame and good name to be obteyned holden and kept The .x. Chapiter. ❧: ❧
¶ Of the fourth cōmodite frute and profecte of pacience. The xi. Chapter. ☞:☜
¶ That pacience is profitable, and ne∣cessarye, vnto the quietude and reste of mans mynde The .xii. Chap. ☞:☜
¶ Of the circūstances of pacience The .xiij. Chapter.
¶ Howe pacience is adquired gotyne and lerned. The: xiiij. Chapiter. ❧:{fleur-de-lys}:❧
¶ Of the exeample of worldly persons. The .xv. Chapiture. ☞:{fleur-de-lys}:☜
¶ Of the exeamples of gostly persons. The .xvi. Chapiter. ❧:{fleur-de-lys}:❧
¶ Of the pacience of our Lorde and sauiour Iesu. The .xvii. Chap. ❧:☞❧:☜
¶ That our owne myserie and multitude of our synnes shulde moue vs vnto pacience. The .xviij. Chap. ❧:☜:❧:☞
¶ A breue recapitulacion and shorte recounte of the sayde cōmodites of pacience, by the respecte & cōsideracion of impaciēce and of the merites & rewardes of pacience. The .xix. Chapiter.
¶ Of the merite, and of the rewarde of pacience. The .xx. Chapiter. ❧:☞:❧:☜
❧: A worke of dy∣uers impedimentes and let∣tes of perfection. ❧:✚:❧
¶ Of the fyrst impediment.
¶ Of the secūde impediment or let of spiri∣tuall profete, and increas. ❧:{fleur-de-lys}:❧:★:❧
¶ Of the thyrde impediment, or let of spiri∣tual profete, and good spede ☞: ❧: ☜: ❧
¶ Of the fourth impediment & let of spiri¦tuall profete, and spede. ❧:{fleur-de-lys}:❧:{fleur-de-lys}
¶ Of the fyfte impediment or let of spiri∣tual {pro}fete, & increas of {per}fection. ☞: ❧: ☜: ❧ {fleur-de-lys}: ★: {fleur-de-lys}
¶ Of the .vi. impediment and let of spi∣rituall profete and good spede, in the lyfe of perfection. ❧: {fleur-de-lys}: ❧
¶ Of the .vij. impediment, and lette of spirituall profete and forwarde spede of perfeccyon. ☜:{fleur-de-lys}:☜
❧ A lytle lesson of .iiij. vertues, good, and profe∣table to be had of euery person: but not to be called vn to remēbrans but rather to be forgoten. ☞: ❧: ☜
¶ Of the secūde poynt that shulde rather be forgotyn: then remēbred. ❧: ☞: ❧: ☜
¶ Of the thyrde poynte to be put clene a way, and neuer to be called ne kept in remembrance. ☞: {fleur-de-lys}: ☜
¶ Of the fourth thyng to be forgotyn and to be put from our cogitacion and remebrans. ❧: ★: ❧
¶ Vnto the deuout reders.
❧: An instructyon to auoyde and eschewe vices and folowe good maners, ascribed vnto saynt Isodor and translate into Englyshe by a late brother of Syon Richarde Whytforde. {inverted ⁂}
¶ Of yuel thoughtes.
¶ Of chastite.
¶ Of Prayer.
¶ Of superfluous fedynge.
¶ Of aspecte or cast of the fyght.
¶ Of the cūpeny and presēce of the contrarye sexes. ❧: ★: ❧
¶ Of labour occupacion, and of the cō∣trarye, that is, ydelnes. ☜:{fleur-de-lys}:☞
¶ Of redynge.
¶ Of humilite or mekenes.
¶ Of the cōstancie of mynde.
¶ Of pacience in aduersite.
¶ Of the imitacion and folowynge of good men.
¶ Of Peace and charite.
¶ Of Pitie and compassion.
¶ Of the cōtempt and dispisynge of worldly prayse.
¶ Of honest conuersacion.
¶ Of the cūpenye or felyshyppe of good persons. ☞: {fleur-de-lys}: ☜
¶ Of the custodie or kepynge of the eares or hearynge. ❧: {fleur-de-lys}: ❧
¶ Of the custody, and kepynge of the mouth. ❧: ❧
¶ Of Detraction or bachytynge.
¶ Of A lye or lyenge.
¶ Of swerynge.
¶ Of promyse, and vowe to be rendred and kepte. ❧:{fleur-de-lys}:❧
¶ That all thynges be open and knowne vnto god. ❧:{fleur-de-lys}:❧
¶ Of good conscience.
¶ That all thynges shulde be attribu∣ted and applied vnto god. ❧:☞:❧:☜
¶ That the vertues of man shulde be hydde and kepte clos. ☞:{fleur-de-lys}:☜
¶ Of confession.
¶ Of premeditacion.
¶ Of sapience and wysdome.
¶ Of doctrine or lernynge.
¶ To take oft, kepe, that is takē. And to teache that lerned was. These iii. do the scoler make hys mayster for to ouer pas. {fleur-de-lys}:{fleur-de-lys}
¶ Of ruiosite.
¶ Of obedience.
¶ Of prelacie.
¶ Of contempt, and despysynge of the worlde. {fleur-de-lys}: ★: {fleur-de-lys}
¶ Of almes dede.
¶ Of Detraction. Chrisosto∣mus homelia tercia. ❧: {fleur-de-lys}: ❧
colophon