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Author: Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701.
Title: Severall witty discourses, pro & con. viz. 1. That beauty is no real good. 2. That love proceeds from the inclination. 3. That the countrey life is preferr'd before living in cities. 4. That the affection ought not to die with the beloved. 5. That the affection ought not to go beyond the grave. 6. That those who never suffer'd troubles, cannot truly tell what pleasure is. 7. That death is better than slavery. 8. That absence is worse than death. 9. That one may be both slave and mistresse. By Mounsieur Scudery. And put into English by a person of quality.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 December (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Severall witty discourses, pro & con. viz. 1. That beauty is no real good. 2. That love proceeds from the inclination. 3. That the countrey life is preferr'd before living in cities. 4. That the affection ought not to die with the beloved. 5. That the affection ought not to go beyond the grave. 6. That those who never suffer'd troubles, cannot truly tell what pleasure is. 7. That death is better than slavery. 8. That absence is worse than death. 9. That one may be both slave and mistresse. By Mounsieur Scudery. And put into English by a person of quality.
Scudéry, Madeleine de, 1607-1701.

London: printed for Henry Herringman at the Anchor on the lower walk in the New Exchange, 1661.
Alternate titles: Les femmes illustres. English. Selections.
Notes:
Mounsieur Scudery = Madeleine de Scudéry.
A translation of nine discourses from: Les femmes illustres.
A reissue, with cancel title page, of: A triumphant arch erected and consecrated to the glory of the feminine sexe (Wing S2163).
The first leaf is blank.
Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A58883.0001.001

Contents
title page
To the LADIES.
THE SUBJECTS Of the following HARANGUES.
collection of speeches
HELENA TO PARIS.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
ANGELICA TO MEDORO. The Second HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
AMARILLIS TO TITYRUS. The Third HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
CLORINDA TO TANCRED. The Fourth HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
ERMINIA TO ARSETES. The Fifth HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
CARICLIA TO THEAGENES. The Sixth HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
POLIXENA TO PYRRHUS. The Seventh HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
PENELOPE TO LAERTES: The Eighth HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.
BRISEIS TO ACHILLES. The Ninth HARANGUE.
The effect of this HARANGUE.