|Title:||Meditations of man's mortalitie. Or, A way to true blessednesse. Written, by Mrs. Alice Sutcliffe wife of Iohn Sutcliffe Esquire, groome of his Maiesties most honourable privie chamber.|
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Meditations of man's mortalitie. Or, A way to true blessednesse. Written, by Mrs. Alice Sutcliffe wife of Iohn Sutcliffe Esquire, groome of his Maiesties most honourable privie chamber.
London: Printed by B[ernard] A[lsop] and T[homas] F[awcet] for Henry Seyle at the Tygers head in St. Pauls Church-yard, 1634.
|Alternate titles:||Meditations of man's mortalitie Way to true blessednesse. Meditations of mans mortality.|
Partly in verse.
Printers' names from STC.
Cf. Folger catalogue, which gives signatures: A a12 B-I12 K4.
Running title reads: Meditations of mans mortality.
Reproduction of the original in the British Library.
Christian life -- Early works to 1800.
TO THE MOST ILLVSTRIOVS AND GRACIOVS PRINCESSE, KATHERINE DVTCHESSE OF BVCKINGHAM: AND THE RIGHT HONOVRABLE AND VERTVOVS LADY, SƲSANNA, COVNTESSE OF DENBEIGH her Sister.
AN ACCROSTIQVE, Ʋpon the Renowned Name of the most vertuous Princesse, KATHERINE Dutchesse of Buc∣kingham.
AN ACCROSTIQVE, Vpon the Name of the Right Honourable, and truely vertuous Lady; SVSANNA, Countesse of Denheigh.
AN ACCROSTIQVE, Vpon the name and Titles of the Right honourable and my ever honored Lord, PHILIP Earle of Pembrooke and Montgomery, Lord Chamberlaine of his Majesties Houshold, &c.
TO Mrs. Alice Sutcliffe, on her divine Medita∣tions.
Vpon the Religious Me∣ditations of Mrs. ALICE SVTCLIFFE.
To Mr. IOHN SVTCLIFFE Esq upon the receipt of this Booke written by his Wife.
Vpon the Meditations of Mrs. ALICE SVTCLIFFE.
AN ENCOMIVM vpon the Authoresse and Booke.
THE Contents of the en∣suing Treatise.
MEDITATIONS OF MANS Mortality.
I. Wherein the vncertainty of Mans life is expres∣sed, and of the feare∣full end of the Wicked.
II. Motives and Induce∣ments to true Godli∣nesse.
III. Of the Peace of a good Conscience, and the Ioyfull end of the God∣ly.
IIII. Of the deferring of Re∣pentance, how dange∣rous it is, and of the deceiveablenesse of worldly Pleasures.
V. Comforts for the weake Christian; and to beware of Backe∣sliding.
VI. That Man ought to bee wonne to follow Godli∣nesse, in respect of the Eternall Happinesse.
Of our losse by ADAM, and our gayne by CHRIST; The first A∣dam was made a living Soule, the second Adam a quickning Spirit; For as in ADAM wee all dye, so in CHRIST, shall all be made alive. 1. Corinth. 15.