A shorte and pithie discourse, concerning the engendring, tokens, and effects of all earthquakes in generall particularly applyed and conferred with that most strange and terrible worke of the Lord in shaking the earth, not only within the citie of London, but also in most partes of all Englande: vvhich hapned vpon VVensday in Easter weeke last past, which was the sixt day of April, almost at sixe a clocke in the euening, in the yeare of our Lord God. 1580. Written by T.T. the 13. of April. 1580.

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A shorte and pithie discourse, concerning the engendring, tokens, and effects of all earthquakes in generall particularly applyed and conferred with that most strange and terrible worke of the Lord in shaking the earth, not only within the citie of London, but also in most partes of all Englande: vvhich hapned vpon VVensday in Easter weeke last past, which was the sixt day of April, almost at sixe a clocke in the euening, in the yeare of our Lord God. 1580. Written by T.T. the 13. of April. 1580.
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Twyne, Thomas, 1543-1613.
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At London :: Printed by [John Charlewood for] Richarde Iohnes,
1580.
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Earthquakes -- Early works to 1800.
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"A shorte and pithie discourse, concerning the engendring, tokens, and effects of all earthquakes in generall particularly applyed and conferred with that most strange and terrible worke of the Lord in shaking the earth, not only within the citie of London, but also in most partes of all Englande: vvhich hapned vpon VVensday in Easter weeke last past, which was the sixt day of April, almost at sixe a clocke in the euening, in the yeare of our Lord God. 1580. Written by T.T. the 13. of April. 1580." In the digital collection Early English Books Online. https://name.umdl.umich.edu/A14104.0001.001. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 16, 2024.

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¶To the right honourable my very good Lord, Philip Howard Earle of Arundell, &c. the testimonie of a good conscience to Godward, continuance of bodily health, and encrease of worldly honour.

I Am not a little sorie, Right Honourable, that bearing a desirous mind of long time to present vnto your view some argumente of my good mea∣ning towardes you, the happe hath so fallē out, that nothing hath yet hapned vnto me that way, eyther woorthie your honourable inspection, or answerable vnto my desired expectation. Neuerthe∣lesse, not through negligence to omit such oportuni∣tie as hath bin offered, least I might seeme slow in per∣fourmance, or carelesse in dutie: and taking in hand by the importune motion of some freends, not now to holde my pen in silence in respect of so rare matter as hath hapned of very late: suche as it is, so small, and so slender, in most humble wise I present vnto your ho∣nour. My right honourable good Lorde, it is a shorte discourse of all Earthquakes in generall, and also my poore iudgement touching the maruellous visitation of God in the terrible Earthquake whiche was felte of late dayes amongst vs. VVhich as I acknowledge to be but extemporall and weake, so do I submit it vnto the controulemente of better learned, leauing vnto them both matter and libertie to iudge and write thereof much more at large. And crauing at your ho∣nours

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hands some maner friendly enterteyning of the same, if I may obteyne it, I shall not onely thinke my trauell well employed, but that of dutie I am farther endebted to make your honour, in respect of many great vertues that rest in the same, patrone of some better labour heereafter. As knoweth God, to whom I commend you, and pray for you, to your best content∣mente and liking. VVritten at London this thir∣teenth of April 1580. By him that remaineth your honours euermore at com∣mandement:

T.T.

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