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Author: Massingberd, Henry.
Title: The counsell and admonition of Henry Massingberd, Esq., to his children
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: The counsell and admonition of Henry Massingberd, Esq., to his children
Massingberd, Henry.

London: Printed by A.M., 1656.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in Huntington Library.
Includes index.
Subject terms:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900.
Youth -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1900.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A50088.0001.001

Contents
frontispiece
title page
illustration
THE Counsell and Admonition OF Henry Massingberd, Esq TO HIS Children.
SCRIPTURES.
TEN ADMONITIONS Upon the Ten severall Ages of a Mans Life: It being divided into ten Sevens, in which is easily to be observed ten apparent changes in our Apprehensions and Desires.
illustration
Advice or Admonition OF A FATHER.
infancy
Scriptures
commentary
childhood
Scripture
commentary
youth
Scripture
commentary
manhood 1
Scripture
commentary
manhood 2
Scripture
commentary
manhood 3
Scripture
commentary
manhood 4
Scripture
commentary
manhood 5
Scripture
commentary
manhood 6
Scripture
commentary
old age
Scripture
commentary
A generall Discourse of Religion.
poems
Reason.
The ten Ages.
The Metaphor.
Humility.
poem
Why Sinne is forbidden and Righteousnesse commanded.
The Life and Death of E.M.
Another thus.
To the Soul.
Civill Warre.
Demeanours in severall Accidents and Occasions.
The Resolve.
A Discourse,
Titles of Ho∣nour unprofi∣table.
Earthly things empty.
Order.
Education.
Avoid idleness and vanity.
A mean ne∣cessary.
A competency the best.
Great Estates cause great sorrow.
Our Saviours portion.
Disposement of Estate in life or death. Respect the righteous.
Use the Crea∣ture modestly, soberly.
Comfort from Scripture both in Life and in Death.
I. Comfort.
II. Comfort.
III. Comfort.
IV. Comfort.
V. Comfort.
VI. The first Comfort in the pangs and passages of Death.
VII. A second Comfort in the passages of Death.
VIII. A third Comfort in Death.
IX. A fourth Comfort in Death.
X. A fift Comfort in Death.
XI. A sixth Comfort in Death.
XII. A seventh Comfort in Death.
XIII. An eighth Comfort in Death.
XIV. A ninth Comfort in Death.
XV. A tenth Comfort in Death.
XVI. An eleventh Comfort in Death.
XVII. A twelfth Comfort in Death.
XVIII. A thirteenth Comfort in Death.
A fourteenth Comfort in Death.
A fifteenth Comfort in Death.
A sixteenth Comfort in Death.
A seventeenth Comfort in Death.
An eighteenth Comfort in Death.
A nineteenth Comfort in Death.
A twentieth Comfort in Death.
Against Presumption and Despair, at all times, but especially upon the Death-bed.
Sathan that old and lying Serpents suggestion to Presumption.
The Souls Answer.
Sathan his motives to Despair.
The Souls Answer.
True Love.
An humble Prayer.
A Confession and humble suit for Pardon in Jesus Christ.
A Prayer.
Pious Sentences.
Job Ch. 14.
My GOD.
Righteous Hope.
A Military Christian.
part
The vanity of Temporall things in respect of Eternall.
Temporall things are most vaine, saving as they tend to the good of our Eternitie.
part
Consider seriously the wise and pious Sayings of the An∣cients: in them is shewen a way to Peace.
Wise and pious Sayings of the Ancients, wherein is shown the way to Peace.
Pour mortification d'l'chair.
For the mortification of the flesh.
The sweetest Comfort.
Of worldly rest.
On the L M.W. dying in Child-bed, the Infant living.
Another on the same L.M.W.
For the same L.M.W. in her sicknesse
The least Mite, tending to Eternity, is for Riches and True Worth unestimable.
A Consult with the Soul.
part
The Offring.
Belief.
The Farewell.
A CATECHISME.
A Discourse betwixt Adam and Eve
A Prayer.
The Blessing.
An Index or Table, directing to severall Points and Discourses in this Book.
There are divers words mistaken, misplaced, mispelled, added and omitted; some of which I here mention, the Readers care must reform the rest.