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Author: Ward, Richard, 1601 or 2-1684.
Title: Two very usefull and compendious theological treatises the first shewing the nature of wit, wisdom, and folly : the second describing the nature, use, and abuse of the tongue and speech, whereby principally wisdom and folly are expressed : wherein also are divers texts of Scripture touching the respective heads explained / by Richard Ward.
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2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Two very usefull and compendious theological treatises the first shewing the nature of wit, wisdom, and folly : the second describing the nature, use, and abuse of the tongue and speech, whereby principally wisdom and folly are expressed : wherein also are divers texts of Scripture touching the respective heads explained / by Richard Ward.
Ward, Richard, 1601 or 2-1684.

London: Printed for William Miller, 1673.
Notes:
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.
Christian life.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A67553.0001.001

Contents
title page
TO THE TRULY HONOURABLE, COLONEL TITƲS, ONE OF His MAJESTIES Bed-Chamber.
To the READER.
A TREATISE OF Wit, Wisdom and Folly; AS ALSO OF WISE MEN and FOOLS, BOTH Natural, Political, Moral and Spiritual.
CHAP. I. Of Wit.
Paragraph I. Of Wit in general.
Paragraph II. Of Evil Wit, or Wit abused.
Paragraph III. Of good Wit, or Wit well used.
Paragraph IV. The improvement of Wit: or, the practical part thereof.
CHAP. II. Of Wisdom and Prudence.
Paragraph 1. Of Wisdom and Prudence in general.
Paragraph II. Of Evil, or Carnal Wisdom.
The Doctrinal Part.
The Practical Part.
The Polemical Part.
Paragraph III. Of good and Commendable Wisdom.
Paragraph IV. Of Spiritual, and dessrable Wisdom.
CHAP. III. Of Discretion.
CHAP. IV. Of Wise Men.
The Doctrinal Part.
The Practical Part.
CHAP. V. Of Folly, Foolishness, Foolish.
The Doctrinal Part.
The Practical Part.
CHAP. VI. Of Fools, and Ʋnwise's
The Doctrinal Part.
The Practical Part.
CHAP. VII. Of Simple, and Simplicity.
index
title page
A TREATISE OF THE Nature, Use, and Abuse OF THE TONGUE and SPEECH.
CHAP. I. Of the Tongue.
SECT. I. Of National Tongues, or Languages.
SECT. II. Of Spiritual and Extraordinary Tongues.
SECT. III. Of Natural, Corporal, and Ordinary Tongues.
CHAP. II. The Doctrinal Part.
Paragraph I.
Paragraph II.
Paragraph III. Of Evil and Abusive Tongues.
Paragraph IV. Of Good Tongues.
CHAP. III. The Practical, and Applicative Part.
SECT. I.
SECT. II.
SECT. III.
CHAP. IV. Of the Mouth.
CHAP. V. Of the Lips.
CHAP. VI. Of Words and Speech.
SECT. I. Of Language.
SECT. II. Of these words, Commune, Communication, Conference, Discourse.
SECT. III. The Dogmatical, and Doctrinal Part.
Talking.
Say, Speak, Speech, Words.
Paragraph I. Of Good Words.
Paragraph II. Of Evil Words.
Paragraph III. Of Doubtfull Words.
SECT. IV. Of the Practical, and Applicative Part.
Paragraph I.
Paragraph II.
Paragraph III.
poem
The Words fully handled and explained in this Tractate, are Alphabetically these.
The SCRIPTURES particularly and plenarily expounded in this Tractate, are these.
These Books following are printed for, and sold by William Miller at the Gilded Acorn in St. Pauls Church-yard, near the little North Door.