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Author: Valerius Maximus.
Title: Q Valerius Maximus his collections of the memorable acts and sayings of orators, philosophers, statesmen, and other illustrious persons of the ancient Romans, and other foreign nations, upon various subjects together with the life of that famous historian / newly translated into English.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Q Valerius Maximus his collections of the memorable acts and sayings of orators, philosophers, statesmen, and other illustrious persons of the ancient Romans, and other foreign nations, upon various subjects together with the life of that famous historian / newly translated into English.
Valerius Maximus., Speed, Samuel, 1631-1682.

London: Printed for Benjamin Crayle and John Fish, 1684.
Alternate titles: Factorum et dictorum memorabilium. English. 1684
Notes:
"Epistle dedicatory" signed: Samuel Speed.
Reproduction of original in the Library of Congress.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A64910.0001.001

Contents
title page
frontispiece
To the Right Honourable HENEAGE Lord FINCH, Baron of Daventry, AND Lord High CHANCELLOR of England.
THE LIFE OF VALERIƲS MAXIMƲS.
AN ALPHABETICAL TABLE OF THE Contents of the Chapters.
Quintus Valerius Maximus OF Memorable things.
LIB. I.
The PROLOGUE TO AUGUSTUS TIBERIUS CAESAR.
CHAP. I. Of Religion.
OBSERVED.
NEGLECTED.
Forraign Examples of Religion, observed or neglected.
CHAP. II. Of Feigned Religion.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. III. of Forraign Religion rejected.
CHAP. IV. Of Luckie Signes.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. V. Of Omens.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. VI. Of Prodigies.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. VII. Of Dreams.
FORRAIGN EXAMPLES.
CHAP. VIII. Of Miracles.
FORRAIGN Examples.
LIB. II.
CHAP. I. Of Matrimonial Ceremonies, and Duty of Re∣lations.
CHAP. II. Of the Offices of Magistrates and Orders.
CHAP. III. Of Military Institutions.
CHAP. IV. Of Shews.
CHAP. V. Of Frugality and Innocency.
CHAP. VI. Of Forreign Institutions.
CHAP. VII. Of Military Discipline.
FORRAIGN Examples.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Right of Triumphing.
CHAP. IX. Of the Severity of the Censors.
CHAP. X. Of Majesty. Of the ROMANS.
EXTERNAL.
LIB. III.
CHAP. I. Of Towardliness.
EXTERNAL.
CHAP. II. Of Fortitude. ROMAN Examples whereof are
FORREIGN.
CHAP. III. Of Patience.
EXTERNAL.
CHAP. IV. Of those who being meanly born, have advan∣ced to great Honours.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. V. Of those who have degenerated, being born of Noble Ancestors.
CHAP. VI. Of Illustrious men, that delighted more than ordinary in rich Apparel, and sumptuous adorning themselves.
CHAP. VII. Of Self-Confidence.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. VIII. Of Constancy.
FORRAIGN.
LIB. IV.
CHAP. 1. Of Moderation.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. II. Of Reconciliation.
CHAP. III. Of Abstinence and Continence.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. IV. Poverty praised.
CHAP. I. Of Bashfulness, or Modesty.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. VI. Of Conjugal Love.
FORRAIGN.
CHAP. VII. Of the Bond of Friendship.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. VIII. Of Liberality.
FORRAIGN.
LIB. V.
CHAP. I. Of Humanity and Clemency.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. II. Of Gratitude.
FORRAIGN Examples.
CHAP. III. Of Ingratitude.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. IV. Of Piety toward Parents.
FORRAIGN Examples.
CHAP. V. Of Fraternal Benevolence.
CHAP. VI. Of Piety toward their Countrey.
FORREIGN Examples.
CHAP. VII. Of the Love and Indulgence of Fathers to their Children.
FORREIGN Examples.
CHAP. VIII. Persons severe towards their Children.
CHAP. IX. Of those that us'd Moderation toward their suspected Children.
CHAP. X. Of those who have couragiously born the Death of their Children.
FORREIGNERS.
LIB. VI.
CHAP. I. Of Chastity.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. II. What things were freely said or done.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. III. Of Severity.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. IV. Of things gravely said or done.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. V. Of Justice.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. VI. Of Publick Faith.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. VII. Of the Truth of Wives to their Husbands.
CHAP. VIII. Of the Fidelity of Servants to their Masters.
CHAP. IX. Of the Change of Manners and Fortune.
FORRAIGNERS.
LIB. VII.
CHAP. I. Of Happiness.
CHAP. II. Of things wisely said or done.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. III Of things craftily spoken or done.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. IV. Of Stratagems.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. V. Of Repulses.
CHAP. VI. Of Necessity.
RORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. VII. Of Wills cancell'd.
CHAP. VIII. Of Testaments confirm'd, and unlookt for In∣heritances.
LIB. VIII.
CHAP. I. Of signal Publick Judgments.
ABSOLVED.
PERSONS Condemned.
Neither Quitted nor Condemned.
CHAP. II. Of remarkable private Judgments, whereby were condemned
CHAP. III. Of Women that pleaded Causes before Ma∣gistrates.
CHAP. IV. Of Rackings.
CHAP. V. Of Testimonies void or confirmed.
CHAP. VI. Of those who committed themselves what they revenged in others.
CHAP. VII. Of Study and Industry.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. VIII. Of Ease praised.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. IX. Of the force of Eloquence.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. X. Of Pronuntiation, and apt Motion of the Body.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. XI. Of the rare effects of the Arts.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. XII. That we must yield to the best Masters of Art.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. XIII. Of Memorable Old Age.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. XIV. Of the Desire of Honour.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. XV. What Magnificent things befel to every one.
STRANGERS.
LIB. IX.
CHAP. I. Of Luxury and Lust.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. II. Of Cruelty.
STRANGERS.
CHAP. III. Of Anger and Hatred.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. IV. Of Covetousness.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. V. Of Pride and excess of Power.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. VI. Of Perfidiousness.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. VII. Of Seditions.
Of the Roman Souldiers.
CHAP. VIII. Of Rashness.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. IX. Of Errour.
CHAP. X. Of Revenge.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. XI. Of things naughtily said, and wickedly done.
FORRAIGNERS.
CHAP. XII. Of Deaths not Vulgar.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. XIII. Of Desire of Life.
FORREIGNERS.
CHAP. XIV. Of Similitude of Form.
FORREIGNERS.
Chap. XV. Of those who by lying have thrust themselves in∣to Families which they never belong'd to.
FORREIGNERS.