|Author:||Hartcliffe, John, 1651-1712.|
|Title:||A treatise of moral and intellectual virtues wherein their nature is fully explained and their usefulness proved, as being the best rules of life ... : with a preface shewing the vanity and deceitfulness of vice / by John Hartcliffe ...|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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A treatise of moral and intellectual virtues wherein their nature is fully explained and their usefulness proved, as being the best rules of life ... : with a preface shewing the vanity and deceitfulness of vice / by John Hartcliffe ...
Hartcliffe, John, 1651-1712.
London: Printed for C. Harper ..., 1691.
Errata: p. .
Advertisements ( p.) at end.
Reproduction of original in Library of Congress.
Ethics -- Early works to 1800.
Conduct of life.
To the Right Honorable CHARLES Earl of Maclesfeld, Lord President and Lord Lieutenant of the Principality of Wales, Lord Lieutenant of the Counties of Glouce∣ster, Hereford, and Monmouth, and of the City and County of Bristol, and one of the Lords of Their Majesties most Honorable Privy Council.
THE PREFACE To the READER.
Of the NATURE of ETHICKS.
Of MEEKNESS or gentleness of SPIRIT.
Of the Three Conversable VIRTUES, Comitas, Veritas, Urbanitas. First,
Of TACITURNITY, or the Go∣vernment of our Speech.
Of Intellectual VIRTUES.
Of Understanding, Science, and Wisdom.
An Enquiry into the Causes of the decay of MORAL VIRTUES.
The Conclusion drawn from all the Premisses.