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Author: Drexel, Jeremias, 1581-1638.
Title: The school of patience. Written in Latin by H. Drexelius. And faithfully translated into English, by R.S. Gent.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The school of patience. Written in Latin by H. Drexelius. And faithfully translated into English, by R.S. Gent.
Drexel, Jeremias, 1581-1638., R. S.,, Stanford, Robert,, Marshall, William, fl. 1617-1650,

London: Printed by Thomas Harper, M.DC.XL. [1640]
Alternate titles: Gymnasium patientiae. English Gymnasium patientiae.
Notes:
R.S. = Robert Stanford?.
A translation of: Gymnasium patientiae.
With an additional title page, engraved, signed: W. Marshall sculpsit.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Patience -- Religious aspects -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A20863.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
TO THE RIGHT Honourable Lady, G. O. C. K.
THE AVTHOVRS EPISTLE TO THE well-wishing Reader.
errata
A small Table upon the School of Patience.
The first part.
The second part.
The third part.
The School of PATIENCE.
The First Part.
CHAPTER I. What punishment, or what crosses are to be endured, in the Schoole of patience.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
CHAP. II. The reason why the Schollers in this School are so sharply and roughly intreated.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. III. Why some Scholars are more afflicted in this School then others.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. IV. Five kindes of punishments and afflictions are particu∣larly explained.
Sect. I. Roddes.
Sect. II. ARROWES.
Sect. III. Tapers.
Sect. IV. A Garland of Straw.
Sect. V. Wands.
CHAP. V. The other five kindes of pu∣nishment are likewise seve∣rally declared.
Sect. I. Cordes and Chaines.
Sect. II. Knotty Clubs.
Sect. III. A Cloake.
Sect. IV. Scourges.
Sect. V. A Sacke.
CHAP. VI. What faults are most to be es∣chewed in the Schoole of Patience.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
Sect. VI.
Sect. VII.
Sect. VIII.
Sect. IX.
THE SECOND PART.
CHAP. I. Affliction teacheth us Fortitude and Fidelity.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. II. Affliction teacheth Commi∣seration and Abstinence.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. III. Affliction teacheth Prayer and Mortification.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. IV. Affliction teacheth Prudence and Modesty.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. V. Affliction is most profitable for divers respects; and for the most part we are best taught by our own harms.
Sect. 1.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
Sect. VI.
Sect. VII.
CHAP. VI. Every crosse and affliction, by whomsoever it be imposed, comes from God.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
Sect. VI.
Sect. VII.
Sect. VIII.
Sect. IX.
THE THIRD PART.
CHAP. I. That afflictions are to be en∣dured patiently.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
1. Patience in bearing injuries.
2. Patience in forbearing to revenge.
3. Patience in the losse of goods.
4. Patience in enduring other afflictions.
5. The habit and garment of Patience.
6. The praises or attributes of Patience.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. II. That afflictions are to be born cheerefully.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. III. That afflictions are to be borne constantly.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. IV. That afflictions are to be born▪ with thanksgiving.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. V. That afflictions are to be en∣tered upon with Premedi∣tation.
Sect. I.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
CHAP. VI. That all afflictions are to be suffered with conformity and resignation to the will of God.
Sect. II.
Sect. III.
Sect. IV.
Sect. V.
Sect. VI.
Sect. VII.
Sect. VIII.
THE EPILOGVE, Or Recapitulation of all that hath beene said.
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