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[Printed March 13. in the year, 1660] Be merry and wise, or A seasonable word to the nation. Shewing the cause, the growth, the state, and the cure of our present distempers.
Bampfield, Francis, 1615 or 16-1683. / [1681] Bêt̲ ḥokt̲̂, the house of wisdom Bêt̲ benê hamebî'îm, the house of the sons of the prophets : Bêt̲ hemmidraš, an house of exquisite enquiry, and of deep research, where the mind of Jehovah Ælochim in the Holy Scriptures of truth ... is diligently studies, faithfully compared ...
Sutton, J., fl. 1567-1573. / [the first day of Ianuary. 1573] Be wise and be warned. Per I.S.
Wettenhall, Edward, 1636-1713. / [1694] Be ye also ready a method and order of practice to be always prepared for death and judgment, through the several stages of life / by the author of The method of private devotion.
[1652] A beacon set on fire: or The humble information of certain stationers, citizens of London, to the Parliament and Commonwealth of England.: Concerning the vigilancy of Jesuits, papists, and apostates, (taking advantage of the divisions among our selves and the states great employment,) to corrupt the pure doctrine of the Scriptures. Introduce the whole body of popish doctrine & worship. Seduce the subjects of this Commonwealth unto the popish religion, or that which is worse. By writing and publishing many popish books, (printed in England in the English tongue within these three last years, therein maintaining all the gross points of popery, ... And blasphemous books of another nature: all made evident by the catalogue and contents of many of the aforesaid books added hereunto. Published for the service of the Parliament and commonwealth. Hoping that the Parliament by sufficient laws, ... will set themselves ... to maintain the faith that was once delivered to the saints against all the enemies thereof.
[1652] The beacons quenched: or The humble information of divers officers of the Army, and other wel-affected persons, to the Parliament and Common-wealth of England; concerning the Machivilian design of the Presbyterians, now carrying on by the Stationers of London.: To bring an odium upon the Parliament and Army, introduce the whole body of Presbyterian doctrine and worship. seduce the good people of this Common-wealth, unto the Presbyterian slavery, than which nothing can be worse. By publishing divers treasonable and most scandalous books (a catalogue of many whereof is here inserted) against the honor of the Parliament, the Lord Generall, and severall other worthy members of this Common-Wealth.
Pearse, Edward, 1633?-1674? / [1674] A beam of divine glory, or, The unchangeableness of God opened, vindicated, and improved : whereunto is added, The soul's rest in God / by Edward Pearse ; to which is prefixed the author's last letter, written in the time of his sickness to some peculiar friends.
Miller, Joshua, 17th cent. / [1650] A beame of light darted thorough [sic] the clouds, or, Truth breaking forth from under a veil by Joshua Miller.
J. P. (John Perrot), d. 1671? Beames of eternal brightness, or, Branches of everlasting blessings springing forth of the stock of salvation, to be spread over India and all nations of the earth, to the uniting all mankind as one single and simple body of everlasting love and peace in the original glory and creator of all things / written by a member of truth, John, who is called a Quaker.
Nye, Philip, 1596?-1672. / [1660] Beames of former light,: discovering how evil it is to impose doubtfull and disputable formes or practises, upon ministers: especially under the penalty of ejection for non-conformity unto the same. As also something about catechizing.
[1700] Beams of divine light: or Some brief hints of the being and attributes of God and of the three persons in the God-Head. Also proving the deity of Christ, and of the Holy-Ghost. Written at the request of a most pious, and and honourable citizen of London. And published by him for the sake of the poorer sort of Christians, in these perilous times.
Sedgwick, John, 1600 or 1601-1643. / [1639] The bearing and burden of the spirit wherein the sicknesse and soundnesse of the soule is opened, and eight cases of conscience cleared and resolved for the setling and comforting of perplexed consciences / by John Sedgwick ...
[in the yeare that the bishops had their downefall in Scotland i.e. 1638] The beast is wounded. Or Information from Scotland, concerning their reformation Wherein is breifly declared, the true cause and ground of all the late troubles there; and the reasons why they have rejected the bishops, with their courts, canons, ceremonies and service-booke. Hereto is added some fruitfull observations, upon the former declaration: by Io: Bastwicks younger brother. The first part.
Howet, Enoch. / [1659] The beast that was, & is not, & yet is, looked upon: or, The bo-peeping beast pointed at: or, He that hideth himself hunted because of whom truth complaineth, and is spoken to by Pope and Prelate, by Presbyter, by Independent, by Quaker, by Baptist: together with her several answers to them all. Also one description of the beast. Also the coming forth and progress of the beast hitherto. Also an epistle to magistrates and law-givers, likewise, to take off prejudice if any be. Two epistles, one to the reader, and another to the Christian reader. VVith a true reproof to W.S. a Quaker, who in his book called The lying spirit in the mouth of the false prophet, wherein he endeavours to make men believe that he had answered H.H. his book, called The doctrine of the light within the natural man leading to eternal life, examined by Scripture-light.
Womock, Laurence, 1612-1685. / [1641] Beaten oyle for the lamps of the sanctuarie; or The great controversie concerning set prayers and our liturgie, examined in an epistle to a private friend: with an appendix that answers the paralell, and the most materiall objections of others against it. Unto which are added some usefull observations touching Christian libertie, and things indifferent.
Willan, Edward. / [1661] Beatitas Britanniæ, or, King Charles the Second, Englands beatituded as preached to the incorporation of the honour of Eay, in the county of Suffolk, March 31, 1661, being the Lords Day before their election of Burgesses, and the week before the choice of knights for the county / by Edward Willian ..
Watson, Thomas, d. 1686. / [1660] The beatitudes: or A discourse upon part of Christs famous Sermon on the Mount.: Wherunto is added Christs various fulnesse. The preciousnesse of the soul. The souls malady and cure. The beauty of grace. The spiritual watch. The heavenly race. The sacred anchor. The trees of righteousnesse. The perfume of love. The good practitioner. By Thomas Watson, minister of the word at Stephens Walbrook in the city of London.
Phillips, Edward, 1630-1696? / [1699] The beau's academy, or, The modern and genteel way of wooing and complementing after the most courtly manner in which is drawn to the life, the deportment of most accomplished lovers, the mode of their courtly entertainments, the charms of their persuasive language in their addresses or more secret dispatches, to which are added poems, songs, letters of love and others : proverbs, riddles, jests, posies, devices, with variety of pastimes and diversions as cross-purposes, the lovers alphabet &c. also a dictionary for making rhimes, four hundred and fifty delightful questions with their several answers together with a new invented art of logick : so plain and easie that the meanest capacity may in a short time attain to a perfection of arguing and disputing.
Jenner, David, d. 1691. / [MDCLXXXIII 1683] Beaufrons, or, A new-discovery of treason under the fair-face and mask of religion, and of liberty and conscience : in an answer to the Protestant reconciler ... / by one of His Majestie's chaplains.
T. H., fl. 1638. / [1638] The beautie of the remarkable yeare of Grace, 1638. The yeare of the great Covenant of Scotland.
Bishop, John, d. 1613. / [Anno. 1577] Beautiful blossomes, gathered by Iohn Byshop, from the best trees of all kyndes, diuine, philosophicall, astronomicall, cosmographical, historical, & humane, that are growing in Greece, Latium, and Arabia, and some also in vulgar orchards, as wel fro[m] those that in auncient time were grafted, as also from them which haue with skilful head and hand beene of late yeares, yea, and in our dayes planted: to the vnspeakable, both pleasure and profite of all such wil vouchsafe to vse them. The first tome
[1610] A Beautifull baybush to shrowd us from the sharp shovvers of sinne containing many notable prayers and meditations, being very profitable for all true Christians that delight to laud the Lord.
[Printed, Anno Dom. 1641 i.e. 1642] The beauty of Godly government in a church reformed: or a platforme of government consonant to the word of truth, and the purest reformed churches. Shewing also, the great good that comes thereby, the great evils that it freeth us from. With the two maine objections answered, which are objected by some of the laitie, and some of the clergie. Whereunto is added. A short parrallell betweene the presbyterian and prelatian government. Published for such as are not well acquainted with it.
[Archibold, John]. / [1621] The beauty of holines A sermon, preached at the Court by Iohn Archibold, Dr. of Diuinitie, and Chaplaine in Ordinarie to his Majestie.
Price, Sampson, 1585 or 6-1630. / [1618] The beauty of holines: or The consecration of a house of prayer, by the example of our Sauiour. A sermon preached in the chappell at the free-schoole in Shrewsbury. the 10. day of September, Anno Dom. 1617. At the consecration of the chappell, by the Right Reuerend Father in God, the Lord Bishop of Couentrey and Lichfield. By Sampson Price, Doctor in Diuinity, and chapleine in ordinary to his Maiesty.
Allestree, Richard, 1619-1681. / [1684] The beauty of holiness Written by the author of The whole duty of man, &c. To which is added holy devotions upon several occasions, fitted to the main uses of a Christian life.
Wroe, Richard, 1641-1717. / [MDCLXXXII 1682] The beauty of unity in a sermon preached at Preston in Lancashire at the opening of the Guide-merchant held there, September 4, 1682 / by Richard Wroe ...
Stafford, Richard, 1663-1703. / [Printed in the year, 1700] Because that in the following discourse the reason is recited and answered, why my ministry is rejected and not received by this ignorant, but more especially corrupt world;: therefore I thought it expedient and necessary to publish the same.
Stafford, Richard, 1663-1703. / [1693?] Because that to many people, I have seemed to falsify my word and promise,
[1685] Bed. ss. Ad general. session. pacis domi. regis tent. apud ampthill in & pro comitatu predict. decino quarto die Januarii anno regni domini nostri caroli secundi dei gratia Angliæ, Scotiæ, Franciæ, & Hiberniæ regis, fidei defensor. &c. tricessimo sexto, annoq; dom. 1684 at which time was present, the right honourable Robert Earl of Ailesbury, custos rotulorum of the county aforesaid.
[Printed 1677] Bedlam broke loose,: a review of that boist'rous uproar, whereby the lives of the right honourable Digby Lord Gerard and his mother were eminently endanger'd, June 1677.
Norcott, John, d. 1676. / [1694. ] Bedydd gwedi i amlygu yn eglir ag yn fyddlon, yn ol gair Duw. Ymha un y gosodir allan y gogoneddus batrwn o'n Bendigedig Jachawdwr Jesu, Patrwn yr hôll Gredadwy yn ei ymmostyngiad i fedydd ynghyda siampalau miloedd o'r rhai a fedyddiwyd yn ôl iddynt gredu. / By John Norcott ...
Abbot, Robert, 1588?-1662? / [1626] Bee thankfull London and her sisters; or, A sermon of thankfulnesse setting downe the kindnesse of God to vs ... by Robert Abbott ...
Douglas, Eleanor, Lady, d. 1652. / [Printed in the year, 1650] Before the Lords second coming, of the last days to be visited, signed with the tyrant Pharaohs overthrow.:
Lynne, Walter. / [1548?] The beginning and endynge of all popery, or popishe kyngedome.
Socrates Christianus, d. 1706. / [1691] The beginning and progress of a needful and hopeful reformation in England with the first encounter of the enemy against it, his wiles detected, and his design ('t may be hop'd) defeated.
Byfield, Nicholas, 1579-1622. / [1619] The beginning of the doctrine of Christ. Or A catalogue of sinnes shewing how a Christian may finde out the euils, hee must take notice of in his repentance. With rules, that shew a course, how any Christian may be deliuered from the guilt and power of all his sinnes. By N. Bifield preacher of Gods Word, at Isleworth in Middlesex.
[c. 1688/89] The beginning, progress, and end of man:
F. C. / [Printed in the year. 1649] The beginning, progresse, and conclusion of the late troubles in France &c. Faithfully observed, and written from a gentleman now in Paris, to a person of honour in this kingdome. Dated at Paris March 23. 1649.
[1679] The Behavior, last words, non-confession, and just execution of Richard Langhorne, counsellor at law, for high-treason, at Tyburn, on Monday the 14th of July, 1679
[1679] The Behavior, confession & execution of the several prisoners that suffered at Tyburn on Fryday the ninth of May, 1679 viz, George Rawlins, for robbery on the highway, Thomas Benfield, for burglary, Sarah Dent, for murther, together with Tho. Pickering, drawn, hang'd and quarter'd for high-treason : giving a true account of their deportment after condemnation, pertinent expressions, and last words : published as a warning to others.
[1678/9 i.e. 1679] The Behaviour and execution of Robert Green and Lawrence Hill two of the persons condemn'd at the Kings Bench Bar, February 11th, for the most notorious and barbarous murther of Sir Edmondbury Godfrey, the twelth of October last : who suffered at Tyburn on Friday, February 21, 1678/9 : with an account of their lives, conditions, deportment after sentence, discourses with Mr. Ordinary, and other most remarkable circumstances.
[1679] The Behaviour, last words, and execution of the five grand Jesuits and popish priests viz. Thomas White, alias Whitebread ... William Harcourt ... John Fenwick ... John Gavern, alias Gawen ... & Anthony Turner ... who all justly suffered at Tyburn on the 20th of June, 1679 ...
Smith, Samuel, 1620-1698. / [1684] The behaviour of Edward Kirk after his condemnation for murdering his wife with the advice and prayers which he left with the ordinary, desiring him to publish the same for the reclaiming of vicious youth : together vvith the behaviour of the other condemned malefactors in Newgate.
Smith, Samuel, 1620-1698. / [1684] The behaviour of John Hutchins in Newgate: together with his dying words as he was going to be executed in Fleet- Street on Wednesday the 17th of December, 1684, for murdering of John Sparks, a waterman, near Serjeants-Inn, London, on Wednesday the 3d of December.
[1678] The Behaviour of Mr. Will. Staley in Newgate after his condemnation for high-treason : with the substance of his last speech and discourses at the usual place of execution, whither being drawn on a sledge he was hang'd and quarter'd there, on Tuesday the 26th of this instant November, 1678.
[1678/9] The Behaviour, confession, and execution of the twelve prisoners that suffered on Wednesday, the 22nd of Jan. 1678/9. viz. Robert Freeman, [brace] drawn and hang'd neer Little-Britain for murdering his late master there. At Tyburn, George Brown, John Butler, Richard Mills, Christ. Bruncker, George Kenian, [brace] for a burglary and felony in Hatton-Garden, taking away 380 ounces of plate, besides rings and money, under pretence of searching for Papists. William Brain, [brace] for stealing a horse, having been burnt in the hand formerly. Timothy Smith and Margaret Wells, [brace] for a burglary and felony in St. Giles. William Atkinson and William Tiney, [brace] for a burglary and felony in White-Chappel. Francis Jones, [brace] for a felony and burglary. Gving a true account of their deportment in prison after sentence, and last words, as far as material, at execution / attested by Mr. Ordinary.
[1685] The behaviour, confession, and execution, of the four prisoners at Tyburn: William Blower, for high treason; Robert Francis for the murther of Tho. Dangerfield, Henry Anthony, and John Morgan for two several burglarys and fellonies. On Friday the 24 of this instant July, 1685. VVith many remarkable passages and transactious [sic], during the series of their lives, taken from their own mouths, after their condemnation.
[1678/9 i.e. 1679] The Behaviour, last speeches, confessions, and execution of the prisoners that suffered at Tyburn on Fryday the 7th of March, 1678/9 viz. Thomas Coxe and Charles Smith who were drawn thither on a hurdle for treason, Mary Augur, for murther, and Anne Atkins for a burglary ... : with a true account of their carriage and discourses to Mr. Ordinary and others, both in prison and at the place of execution.
[1683] The Behaviours, confessions, last speeches and execution of seven notorious malefactors who were on the 24th of this instant October, executed at Tyburn for felonies, murder, robberies, and high-treason, but more especially of Charles Butler, the notorious clipper, &c.
Prynne, William, 1600-1669. / [printed in the year of our Lord, 1659] Beheaded Dr. John Hewytts ghost pleading, yea crying for exemplarie justice against the arbitrarie, un-exampled injustice of his late judges and executioners in the new High-Commission, or Court of Justice, sitting in Westminster-Hall.: Conteining his legal plea, demurrer, and exceptions to their illegal jurisdiction, proceedings, and bloody sentence against him; drawn up by counsel, and left behinde him ready ingrossed; the substance whereof he pleaded before them by word of mouth, and would have tendred them in writing in due form of law, had he not discerned their peremptory resolution to reject and over-rule, before they heard them read.
[Printed in the year, 1662] Behold a cry! or, A true relation of the inhumane and violent outrages of divers souldiers, constables, and others,: practised upon many of the Lord's people, commonly (though falsly) called Anabaptists, at their several meetings in and about London. : Together with the violence offered some of them in Newgate (where they are now prisoners) by the fellons in the same place.
Barksdale, Clement, 1609-1687. / [1677] Behold the husbandman S. James 5.7.
Naylor, James, 1617?-1660. / [1660] Behold you rulers, and hearken proud men and women who have let in the spirit of the world into your hearts, whereby you are lifted up in the earth, hear what truth saith
[1588.] Y Beibl Cyssegr-lan. Sef yr Hen Destament, a'r Newydd..
Sylvester, Matthew, 1636 or 7-1708. / [MDCLXXXVIII 1688] Being for ever with the Lord, the great hope, end and comfort of believers what it is, and how to be obtained and forethought of / preached by Matthew Sylvester ; and published at the publick request of Mr. Ri. Baxter, at the hearing of it.
Crosse, William, b. 1589 or 90. / [1625] Belgiaes troubles, and triumphs VVherein are truly and historically related all the most famous occurrences, which haue happened betweene the Spaniards, and Hollanders in these last foure yeares warres of the Netherlands, with other accidents, which haue had relation vnto them, as the battels of Fleurie, and Statloo, the losse of Gulicke and Breda, the sieges of Sluce and Bergen, the conquest of St. Saluador in Brasilia, and the taking of Gosse by Charles Lambert, &c. Written by William Crosse ...
Crouch, John, fl. 1660-1681. / [1665] Belgica caracteristica, or, The Dutch character being nevvs from Holland : a poem / by John Crouch.
[printed in the year MDCXCV. 1695] The Belgick boar. A new song, to the old tune of Chevy-Chase.
Belhaven, John Hamilton, Baron, 1656-1708. / [1688] The belief of praying for the dead
[1693] The belief of the Athanasian Creed not required by the Church of England as necessary to salvation in a letter to a friend.
Billingsley, John, 1657-1722. / [1690] The believer's daily exercise, or, The Scripture precept of being in the fear of the Lord all the day long explained and urged in four sermons / by John Billingsley ...
Bushell, Seth, 1621-1684. / [1678] The believer's groan for heaven in a sermon at the funeral of honourable Sir Richard Hoghton, of Hoghton, baronet / preached at Preston in Amoundernes in Lancashire, Feb. 14, 1677, by Seth Bushell ...
Collins, Hercules, d. 1702. / [1691] Believers-baptism from heaven, and of divine institution Infants-baptism from earth, and human invention. Proved from the commission of Christ, the great law-giver to the gospel-church. With a brief, yet sufficient answer to Thomas Wall's book, called, Baptism anatomized. Together with a brief answer to a part of Mr. Daniel William's catechism, in his book unto youth. By Hercules Collins, a servant of the servants of Christ.
Hickman, Henry, d. 1692. / [1665] The believers duty towards the Spirit, and the Spirits office towards believers, or, A discourse concerning believers not grieving the Spirit, and the Spirits sealing up believers to the day of redemption grounded on Ephes. 4. 30.
Moodey, Joshua, 1633?-1697. / [1697] The believers happy change by dying as it was recommended in a sermon preached, on the occasion of the death of Capt. Thomas Daniel Esq. who was interred the day before, November 17th. 1683 / by the reverend Mr. Joshua Moodey, late pastor of the Church of Christ at Portsmouth in New-England, now gone to rest.
Carmichael, Alexander, d. 1676. / [1677] Believers mortification of sin by the Holy Spirit, or, Gospel-holiness advanced by the power of the Holy Ghost on the hearts of the faithful to which is added the authors three last sermons, on Gen. 3.15 / by the learned and pious Alexander Carmichael ... ; published by his own copy.
Wedderburn, Alexander, d. 1678. / [Printed in the year, 1682] Believers priviledges and duties and the exercise of communicants; holden forth in severall sermons: preached on diverse texts and at severall occasions. By the learned, pious and laborious servant of Jesus Christ, Mr Alexander Wedderburne first minister of the gospell at Forgan in Fife; and thereafter at Kilmarnock in the West. Part first.
Coxe, Nehemiah. / [1682] A believers triumph over death exemplified in a relation of the last hours of Dr. Andrew Rivet and an account of divers other remarkable instances : being an history of the comfortable end and dying words of several eminent men, with other occasional passages, all tending to comfort Christians against the fear of death and prepare them for a like happy change.
Jenks, Benjamin, 1646-1724. / [1699] The bell rung to prayers an earnest persuasive to the daily worship of God in every family : calling upon all houses to be houses of prayer / by Ben. Jenks ...
Lysimachus, Irenaeus. / [1645] Bellamius enervatus: or, A full answer to a book entitled A plea for the commonalty of London.: Which is as the authour Mr. Bellamy cals it; a vindication of their rights (which have been long withholden from them) in the choyce of sundry city officers. As also a iustification of the powerent the Court of Common-Counsell in the making of acts, or by-laws, for the good and profit of the citizens, notwithstanding the negative voyces of the Lord Major, and aldermen. / Refuted by Irenæus Lysimachus:.
[1680] The Bellowings of a vvild-bull, or, Scroggs's roaring lamentation for being impeached of high-treason
Chidley, Samuel. / [1659?] Bells founder confounded, or Sabinianus confuted: with his damnable sect: Written by a lover of musick, especially in churches.
[1665] Bellum belgicum secundum, or, A poem attempting something on His Majesties proceedings against the Dutch
Guarna, Andrea, fl. ca. 1470-1517. / [1569] Bellum grammaticale a discourse of great war and dissention betwene two worthy princes, the noune and the uerbe, contending for the chefe place or dignitie in oration : very pleasant & profitable / turned into English by W.H.
Martini, Martino, 1614-1661. / [1654] Bellum Tartaricum, or The conquest of the great and most renowned empire of China, by the invasion of the Tartars, who in these last seven years, have wholy subdued that vast empire. Together with a map of the provinces, and chief cities of the countries, for the better understanding of the story. / Written originally in Latine by Martin Martinius, present in the country at most of the passages herein related, and now faithfully translated into English.
Woodward, Philip, ca. 1557-1610. / [1608] Bels trial examined that is a refutation of his late treatise, intituled. The triall of the nevve religion By B.C. student in diuinitie. VVherein his many & grosse vntruthes, with diuers contradictions are discouered: together with an examination of the principal partes of that vaine pamphlet: and the antiquitie & veritie of sundry Catholike articles, which he calleth rotten ragges of the newe religion, are defended against the newe ragmaster of rascal. In the preface likewise, a short viewe of one Thomas Rogers vntruthes is sett downe, taken out of his booke called. The faith doctrine and religion, professed and protected in the realme of England, &c. with a short memorandum for T.V. otherwise called Th. Vdal.
Mucklow, William, 1631-1713. / [1700] A bemoaning letter of an ingenious Quaker to a friend of his wherein the government of the Quakers among themselves (as hath been exercised by George Fox, and others of their ring-leaders) brought to light : wherein their tyrannical and persecuting practices are detected and redargued [sic] : also a preface to the reader, giving an account how the said letter came to the hand of the publisher / by G.I.
Godman, William, b. 1625. / [1660] Ben horim filius heröum = the son of nobles : set forth in a sermon preached at St Mary's in Cambridge before the university, on Thursday the 24th of May, 1660 : being the day of solemn thanksgiving for the deliverance and settlement of our nation / by Will. Godman ...
Jonson, Ben, 1573?-1637. / [1609] Ben Ionson, his Case is alterd. As it hath beene sundry times acted by the children of the Blacke-friers.
King, Henry, 1592-1669. / [1700] Ben. Johnson's poems, elegies, paradoxes, and sonnets
Eleanor, Lady, d. 1652. / [Printed in the year, 1651] The benediction. From the A:lmighty O:mnipotent.
Carter, Richard, 17th/18th cent. / [1695] A beneficial proposal, wherein all adventurers are gainers: for exchanging the blank tickets, and 10l. benefit tickets in the Million-Adventure, by making them much more valuable than now they are, to all persons that shall bring them into this proposal, made by R. Carter, and others. As likewise shewing, the great difference betwixt those proposals made by Tho. Neale, and Dalby Thomas, Esquires, and this now proposed; which last will appear to be much more the advantage to the adventurers than that formerly proposed by T.N. and D.T.
Hubbard, William, 1621 or 2-1704. / [1684] The benefit of a well-ordered conversation as it was delivered in a sermon preached June 24th. 1682. On a day of publick humiliation. As also a funeral discourse upon the three first verses of the third chapter of Isaiah; occasioned by the death of the worshipful Major General Denison; who deceased at Ipswich, Sept. 20. 1682. By Mr. William Hubbard. To which is annexed an Irenicon or a salve for New-England's sore: penned by the said major general; and left behind him as his farewell and last advice to his friends of the Massachusets.
Reynell, Edward, 1612-1663. / [1660] The benefit of afflictions.: By Edward Reynell Esqu.
Richardson, Charles, fl. 1612-1617. / [1616] The benefite of affliction. A sermon, first preached, and afterwards enlarged, by Charles Richardson preacher at Saint Katharines neare to the Tower of London.
Bentivoglio, Guido, 1577-1644. / [1667] Bentivolyo, or, Good will to all that are called unconformists, or, To all the people of God
R. P. / [1646] Berachah, or Englands memento to thankefulnesse: being a hymne or spirituall song setting forth the praises of God, and extolling the wondrous workes which he hath wrought for the Church of England alate, drawn forth from the scriptures, especially those songs made upon the like occasion, and composed together, to draw out our hearts the more in praises. / By R.P. Minister of Gods Word.
Crofton, Zachary, 1625 or 6-1672. / [1660] Berith Anti-Baal, or Zach. Croftons appearance before the prelate-justice of peace, vainly pretending to binde the covenant and covenanters to their good behaviour. By way of rejoynder to, and animadversion on Doctor John Gauden's reply or vindication of his analysis, from the (by him reputed) pitiful cavils and objections; but really proved powerful and convincing exceptions of Mr. Zach. Croftons Analepsis. / By the author of the Analepsis, and (not by the Dr observed) Analepsis anelephthe, to the continuing of St. Peter's bonds, and fastning his fetters against papal and prelatical power.
[1700?] The Berkshire lady's garland: in four parts Cupid's conquest over a coy lady of five thousand a year, who having slighted many noble offers, was compell'd by Cupid, to wed a poor country attorney. The Lady's letter of challenge to fight her upon refusing to wed her in a mask, without knowing who she was. How they met by appointment in a grove, where she oblig'd him to fight or wed her; he con[sen]ted to the latter, took her for better or worse! How they rid together in her gilded coach, to her noble seat or castle, where she plac'd him in a room, an left him some hours alone. And with other things worthy of note.
Estlake, Francis. / [1683] A Bermudas preacher proved a persecutor being a just tryal of Sampson Bond's book, entituled, A publick tryal of the Quakers, &c. : Fraught with fallacies, false doctrine, slanders, railings, aspersions, perversions, and other abuses herein detected, disproved and wiped off. : And that the True Christ is owned by the people called Quakers, plainly made manifest.
Ratramnus, monk of Corbie, d. ca. 868. / [1689] Bertram or Ratram concerning the body and blood of the Lord in Latin : with a new English translation, to which is prefix'd an historical dissertation touching the author and this work.
Newcomen, Matthew, 1610?-1669. / [1668] The best acquaintance and highest honour of Christians, or, A discourse of acquaintance with God by Matthew Newcomen.
[1642] The best and happiest tydings from Ireland.: Being the joyfullest newes that ever came to England, since the first rebellion. Wherin is related the victorious proceeding of the Protestant army before Kildare, April 24. a battle of never dying memory. Shewing in a most true and exact relation, the invincible courage of Sir Charles Coot, the pearl of the world, and captain of all captains, as may appear by his heroicall fact before Kildare, April 24, 1462 [sic]. manifesting to the world by that famous victory which he obtained over the rebels, with the number of the men that were slain in this battle. Likewise the names of three great commanders that were taken prisoners in this battle, and how one of them would have stob'd himself after he was taken. With many more remarkable passages from that kingdome. Brought over by the last post, April 30.
Sedgwick, Obadiah, 1600?-1658. / [1648] The best and the worst magistrate: or, The people's happiness and unhappiness,: laid open in a sermon preached at the late election of the Lord Major for the famous City of London, Sept. 29. 1648. / By Obadiah Sedgwick B. in D. and minister at Covent-Garden.
[1607] The Best choyce a funerall sermon / published at the desire of some of the friends of the dead.
Heywood, Oliver, 1629-1702. / [1693] The best entail, or, Dying parents living hopes for their surviving children grounded upon the covenant of Gods grace, with believers and their seed, being a short discourse upon 2 Sam. 23, 5 : wherein is a collection of several covenant-promises to support the faith, and some pleas to direct and quicken the prayers of Gods covenanted people for their surviving posterity / by O.H. ...
Horn, John, 1614-1676. / [1671] The best exercise for Christians in the worst times in order to their security against prophaness and apostacy : good and useful to be consider'd ... / proposed to consideration by J.H. ...
James, Marmaduke. / [1659. i.e. 1658] The best fee-simple,: set forth in a sermon at St Peters in Cornhil, before the gentlemen and citizens born in the county of Nottingham, the 18. day of February, 1657. Being the day of their publique feast. By Marmaduke James, minister of Watton at Stone, in the county of Hertford.
Learned divine. / [1670?] The best fence against popery, or, A vindication of the power of the king in ecclesiastical affairs being an answer to the papists objections against the oath of supremacy : to which is added Queen Elizabeth's admonition declaring the sense of the said oath, and King James's vindication of the oath of allegiance / by a learned divine.
Orme, William. / [1681] The best guide in the worst of times delivered in a sermon at the Guild-Hall Chappel on March 27, 1681 before the honourable the aldermen and several eminent citizens of the city of London / by William Orme ...
Stockton, Owen, 1630-1680. / [1682] The best interest, or, A treatise of a saving interest in Christ wherein is shewn how a man may know that he hath a saving interst in Christ, how they that have not yet an interest in Christ may get a saving interest in him ... with several other practical cases / by Owen Stockton ...
Harrison, Michael, Minister at Potters-Pury. / [1691] The best match, or, The believer's marriage with Christ a sermon on the parable of the marriage of the king's son, Mat. 22. 1, 2, &c. : preached at Potters Pury in Northamptonshire, September the 29th, 1690 / by Michael Harrison ... ; to which is added four hymns ...
Pearse, Edward, 1633?-1674? / [1673] The best match, or, The souls espousal to Christ opened and improved by Edward Pearse.
Wing, John, of Flushing, Zealand. / [1622] The best merchandise or, A cleare discovery of the evident difference, and admirable advantage, betweene our traffike with God, for the true treasure; and with men, for temporall commodity VVherein is shevved that our spirituall trading is both free from all the evill, & full of all the good, which is incident to civill commerce; yea, that it overfloweth with divers excellent prerogatives, which the affayres of the earth cannot yeelde. Preached at Middleburgh in Zeelandt, immediately before the remoovall, of the famous fellowship of Merchant Adventurers of England, from thence, vnto Delft, in Hollandt. And now published, and dedicated, to the honour and vse, of that whole society, there, or other where, residing. By Iohn VVing, a true harted wellwiller, to their temporall, and eternall good, with God and men.
[1643] The best nevves that ever was printed. 1. Prince Ruperts resolution to bee gone to his mother who hath sent for him. 2. His Majesties royall intentions declared to joyne with the Parliament in a treaty for peace. 3. The particulars of the high court of Parliament drawn up to be sent to his Majesty for peace. 4. Directions from the Lords and Commons, directed to the commanders for the ordering of the Army.
[1642. Iuly 1] The best newes from York, that ever came to London and VVestminster.: Containing, His Majesties most gracious resolution to returne to his Parliament; with his determination to be resident at at [sic] his pallace at Whitehall, where he may the better comply with his two Houses of Peeres and Commons. To the joy of all the Kings true hearted and loyally disposed subjects. With the contents of a letter lately sent from the Queenes Majestie to the King, concerning her desire, that His Majestie and the Parliament may concurre together.
R. A. (Richard Alleine), 1611-1681. / [1667] The best of remedies for the worst of maladies, or, Spiritual receipts and antidotes for the preservation of a plague-sick, sinfull soul wherein is shown, sin is the cause and repentance the cure of the pestilence / seasonably published by a lover of peace and truth ..., R.A.
Ashwood, Bartholomew, 1622-1680. / [1681] The best treasure, or, The way to be truly rich being a discourse on Ephes. 3.8, wherein is opened and commended to saints and sinners the personal and purchased riches of Christ, as the best treasure, to be pursu'd and ensur'd by all that would be happy here and hereafter / by Bartholomew Ashwood.
[MDCLXXXV. 1685] The best way of using the true salt polychrest of Messieurs Seignette of Rochel
Peck, Samuel. / [1680] The best way to mend the world, and to prevent the growth of popery by perswading the rising generation to an early and serious practice of piety: with answers to the principal cavils of Satan and his agents against it, &c. By Samuel Peck, minister of the word at Poplar.
[1689] Better late than never
[1500] [Bevis of Hampton].
[1644] Bevvare of false prophets: or, a true relation of the examination, and confesion, of Roalond Bateman, of St. Mary's at Newington in Southwark, who was apprehended and now lies in prison for saying if a peace were not between this and Whitsonday he would pluck some of the Lord in Parliament, out by the eares and stab'd them, also that he said he is the son of God, and if they put him to death he should and would rise againe the third day, and that for a certaine he hath fasted from the 13 of May, till the 7 of Iune, and so continues to Newprison at Clarkenwell.
Stella, Johannes. / [1637] A bevvayling of the peace of Germany. Or, A discourse touching the Peace of Prague, no lesse unhappily than unjustly concluded at Prague in Bohemia, the 30. of May, 1635. Wherein the subtilties and practises of the Austrians, the weakenesse of the Saxons, the dangers of the protestants, and the justnesse of the warre, deservedly set on foot by the French and Swedes, are most evidently declared. Written in Latine by Iustus Asterius, otherwise Stella, a Germane, now one of the advocates in the Court of Parliament of Paris, and historiographer to the French King. Faithfully translated out of the Latine copie. Whereunto is prefixed a briefe summarie of the treaty of peace concluded at Prague, as aforesaid, &c. Published by authority.
[1650] Beware the beare the strange, but pleasing history of Balbulo and Rosina. Who having appointed a mid-night meeting ere the consummation of their intended marriage, were extreamly disturbed by the saucy intrusion of a licquorish beare. Who not onely frustrated their solace, sindg'd his own hyde, and put Rosina into a cold sweat, but procured the destruction of a most enabling posset. Full of pleasant mirth and varietie.