|Author:||Torshell, Samuel, 1604-1650.|
|Title:||The womans glorie a treatise, asserting the due honour of that sexe, and directing wherein that honour consists : dedicated to the young princesse, Elizabeth her highnesse / by Samuel Torshel.|
|Publication Info:||Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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The womans glorie a treatise, asserting the due honour of that sexe, and directing wherein that honour consists : dedicated to the young princesse, Elizabeth her highnesse / by Samuel Torshel.
Torshell, Samuel, 1604-1650.
London: Printed by G.M. for Iohn Bellamie ..., 1645.
Reproduction of original in Bodleian Library.
Women -- History -- Modern period, 1600-
Manners and customs.
To the Excellent Prin∣cesse, a Lady of great hopes and Expe∣ctation Princesse ELIZABETH Her Highnesse.
To the Reader.
The Contents of this Booke.
THE Womans Glorie.
CHAP. I. Women capable of the highest improvements. They were made after the Image of God. The Soul the same. Their bodies as organicall. The whole Sexe unduly re∣proached.
CHAP. II. Some Instances of eminen∣cies in Women. 1. Wisdome. Policie. Deliberation. Se∣cresie. 2. Learning.
CHAP. III. The Letters touching this argument between Andreas Rivet, and Anna Maria à Schurman.
CHAP. IIII. Other Instances of womens eminencies. 3. Constancie. 4. Courage. 5. Abilitie to govern. 6. Piety and Reli∣gion.
CHAP. V. Soule glory is chiefest. What Soule glory or Inward beautie is.
CHAP. VI. Modestie proper to wo∣men. Modestie of cariage. Of language. A censure of lewd bookes.
CHAP. VII. The former grace com∣mended. Modestie in At∣tire.
CHAP. VIII. Humility, a Grace of great Ornament. Womans Subje∣ction. The question, whether women may be Teachers.
CHAP. IX. The Excellencie of Wise∣dome. The usefulnesse of it. The Maximes of Wisdome.
CHAP. X. Silence a great proofe of wisedom. The hatefulnesse of Dissimulation.
CHAP. XI. The beautie of holinesse. The Rule of Devotion. A serious exhortation to the Reading of the Scripture.
CHAP. XII. The Maximes of Pietie. The Conclusion.