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Author: Heywood, Oliver, 1629-1702.
Title: Advice to an only child, or, Excellent council to all young persons containing, the summ and substance of experimental and practical divinity / written by an eminent and judicious divine, for the private use of an only child, now made publick for the benefit of all.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Advice to an only child, or, Excellent council to all young persons containing, the summ and substance of experimental and practical divinity / written by an eminent and judicious divine, for the private use of an only child, now made publick for the benefit of all.
Heywood, Oliver, 1629-1702.

London: Printed for Tho. Parkhurst ..., 1693.
Notes:
Attributed to the author of the prefatory epistle (signed O.H.), Oliver Heywood. Cf. BM; Wing; Sloane, W. Children's books in England and America, no. 212.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Subject terms:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900.
Christian education of children.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A43569.0001.001

Contents
title page
THE Epistle to the Reader.
A PARENTS ADVICE to his CHILD, How to Live well.
The Introduction.
CHAP. I. Of Covenanting with God in Christ.
CHAP. II. Of Living the Life of Faith.
CHAP. III. Of the Life of Holiness.
CHAP. IV. Of Living as in Gods Presence.
CHAP. V. Of Living in Love to God and Christ.
CHAP. VI. Of Ʋniversal Obedience.
CHAP. VII. Of Circumspect Walking.
CHAP. VIII. Of Dying daily.
CHAP. IX. Of Repentance.
CHAP. X. Of making Religion a delight.
CHAP. XI. Of Praise and Thankfulness to God.
CHAP. XII. Of Humility.
CHAP. XIII. Of Meekness.
CHAP. XIV. Of Living in Love and Charity to all.
CHAP. XV. How to manage your Converse in Company.
CHAP. XVI. How to manage Solitariness.
CHAP. XVII. How to live in a Prosperous Condition.
CHAP. XVIII. How to manage an Afflicted Condition.
CHAP. XIX. How to manage your Relative Condition.
CHAP. XX. How to manage all Natural and Civil actions religiously.
CHAP. XXI. Of spending of Time.
CHAP. XXII. Of the Order and Method of Duties every Week-day.
Ejaculations which may be used when you awake in or toward the Morning.
Ejaculations and Meditations which may be used while you are dressing.
Ejaculations which may be used at night before sleep.
Ejaculations that may be used in the Night in breaches of sleep.
CHAP. XXIII. How to spend the Lord's Day.
CHAP. XXIV. Of Holy Duties in general.
CHAP. XXV. Of Prayer.
CAAP. XXVI. Of Desiring the Sincere Milk of the Word.
CHAP. XXVII. Of Reading the Word.
CHAP. XXVIII. Of Hearing the Word Profitably.
CHAP. XXIX. Of Receiving the Sacrament of the Lords Supper.
CHAP. XXX. Of the Nature of the Sacrament of the Lords Supper.
CHAP. XXXI. Of the Ends of the Sacrament.
CHAP. XXXII. Of Habitual Qualifications of the Com∣municants.
CHAP. XXXIII. Of Actual Qualifications.
CHAP. XXXIV. Of Suitable Behaviour at the Table of the Lord.
CHAP. XXXV. What is to be done after the Admini∣stration is ended.
The Conclusion.
Books Printed for, and are to be sold by Tho. Parkhurst, at the Bible and Three Crowns in Cheapside, near Mercers Chapel.