|Title:||The Academy of complements, or, A new way of wooing wherein is variety of love-letters, very fit to be read of all young men and maids, that desire to learn the true way of complements.|
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2011 April (TCP phase 2)
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The Academy of complements, or, A new way of wooing wherein is variety of love-letters, very fit to be read of all young men and maids, that desire to learn the true way of complements.
J. G. fl. 1640.
London: Printed for Thomas Passinger ..., 1685.
Sometimes attributed to John Gough.
Wing "fifth" edition.
Imperfect: stained and tightly bound, with slight loss of print.
Reproduction of original in the British Library.
Courtship -- England -- History -- 17th century.
A Letter of Complements to a fair young Gentlewoman.
The Gentlewomans Answer.
A Lover to his Mistress.
The Answer, A Lady to her Lover.
A rich old Gentleman to a fair young virgin.
The Answer. A beautiful young Virgin, to a decrepid, rich, old Gentleman.
A Gentlewoman being unjustly charged by her Husband, for having too much familiarity with a Gentleman, with whom she never had any dishonest compliance, (to asswage her Husbands jealousie) does thus admonish the Gentleman to refrain her house and society.
A merry, but civil discourse betwixt Roger and Kate, sitting up late together.
A Lady to whom she affects.
The Answer. The Lover to his Amorous Lady.
A Letter of Love from John Downright, to his Sweet-heart.
What Love is.
A Love Letter to a most worthy Gentle∣woman.
An Old Mans Letter to a Young Widow,
On Maids Inconstancy.
To his Mistress.
Posies for Rings, and other pleasant things.
On the Representing of a Nosegay of Roses, with a Nettle in it.
On the representing of Ring with a Picture and a Jewel on it.
On the Presenting of a pair of Gloves.
A Letter of discontent after the falling out of two Lovers.
A Virgin to her Parents, that would have her matched to one she cannot love.