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Author: Faret, Nicolas, 1596?-1646.
Title: The honest man: or, The art to please in court. Written in French by Sieur Faret. Translated into English by E.G.
Publication info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan, Digital Library Production Service
2011 April (TCP phase 2)

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Print source: The honest man: or, The art to please in court. Written in French by Sieur Faret. Translated into English by E.G.
Faret, Nicolas, 1596?-1646., Grimeston, Edward,

London: Printed by Thomas Harper, for Edward Blount, 1632.
Alternate titles: Honneste homme. English L'honneste homme. Art to please in court.
Translation of: L'honneste homme.
Translator's dedication signed: Edw. Grimeston.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Subject terms:
Courts and courtiers -- Early works to 1800.
Courtesy -- Early works to 1800.

title page
TO THE RIGHT Noble, Honor'd, and learned Gentle∣man, Richard Hubert, Esquire, Groom Por∣ter to his Maiesty.
The Contents of this Booke.
THE HONEST MAN: OR, The Art to please in Court.
A Table of the Court.
The Subiect of this Discourse.
Of the Birth.
Of the profession of a Gentleman.
Of the disposition of the body.
Of the qualities of the minde.
Of Learning, and the con¦tempt which Gentle∣men make of it.
Of the ornaments of the soule.
Of a Courtiers life.
A diuision of life into actions and words.
Of the Entertainment of the Prince.
Of the conuersation of equals.
Of the conuersation of great men.
Generall maximes of Conuersation.
Of commendation of honest men.
Of Iesting.
Of pleasant words.
Of the difference of age manners, and conditi∣ons which must be obserued.
Of conuersation with women.
Of Action, which is the soule of words.
Diuers Aduertisement vpon the designe of this Treaty.