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United Provinces of the Netherlands. Staten Generaal. / [anno 1672] A placat of the High and Mighty Lords the States General of the United Netherlands; conteining a sharp prohibition to the inhabitants of these lands, and also concerning the navigation and commerce of the neutrals to the havens of France and England, and also goods of contrabande, and assurances of ships and goods belonging to the subjects of the Kings of France and Great Brittany.
[1688] A place of refuge to flee to for safety in a day of danger
Aston, R. / [MDCLXI 1661] Placita latinè rediviva: a book of entries;: containing perfect and approved precedents of counts, declarations, barrs, avowries, replications, pleas in abatement, issues, judgments, as well in actions real as personal, and sundry other entries; useful for all clerks, attorneys, and practisers in the courts at Westminster, and inferiour courts: not heretofore published in print: collected in the times, and out of some of the manuscripts, of those famous and learned protonotaries, Richard Brownlow, John Gulston, Robert Moyl, and Thomas Cory, esquires, and now digested into an exact method; with a table. / By R.A. of Furnival's-Inn.
[in the year, 1647] The plague at Westminster. Or, An order for the visitation of a sick Parliament, grievously troubled with a new disease, called the consumption of their Members. The persons visited are, The [brace] Earle of Suffolke, Earle of Lincolne, Earle of Middlesex, Lord Hunsdon, Lord Barkly, L. Willowby of Parham, Lord Maynard, Sir John Maynard, Master Glyn, Recorder of London. [brace] With a forme of prayer, and other rights and ceremonies to be used for their recovery. Strictly commanded to be used in all cathedrals, churches, chappels, congregations, throughout his Majesties three kingdoms, of England, Scotland, and Ireland.
[1688?] A Plain account of the persecution now laid to the charge of the Church of England
Blithe, Nathaniel. / [1674] A plain and brief explanation upon the church catechisme different from what hitherto hath been extant : wherein the first elements and grounds of religion are reduced to such plain and familiar questions and answers ... : to which is added, a plain and useful tract of confirmation / by Nathaniel Blithe ...
Marshall, Charles, 1637-1698. / [1681] A plain and candid account of the natures, uses and quantities of some experienced medicines. Published to the intent the afflicted withsickness [sic] may have the benefit of them. Truly prepared by Charles Marshall.
Willis, Thomas, 1621-1675. / [1691] A plain and easie method for preserving (by God's blessing) those that are well from the infection of the plague, or any contagious distemper in city, camp, fleet, &c. and for curing such as are infected with it : written in the year 1666 / by Tho. Willis ... ; with a poem on the virtue of a laurel leaf for curing of a rheumatism, by W.B.
Dunning, Richard. / [MDCLXXXV 1685] A plain and easie method shewing how the office of overseer of the poor may be managed, whereby it may be 9000 l. per annum advantage to the county of Devon, without abating the weekly relief of any poor, or doing a penny damage to any person / by Richard Dunning ...
[1696] A plain and easie way to reduce guineas, which now is the only passable coin for payments, in such method that neither the king nor any of his subjects will lay under the least disadvantage; but by so doing, will produce a speedy supply to his Majesty and all his revenues, and thereby all the nobility and gentry of England will have their revenues will [sic] paid; which will encourage trade, and quicken payment to merchants and tradesmen, and by the means following will bring back guineas out of foreign countries, and make them plentiful here: and likewise a method for setling of the silver coin in this nation, during the time of reducing guineas. Humbly presented to the consideration of both Houses in Parliament.
[1694] A plain and easy way to pay the debt due to the orphans' of London without charge either to city or country (but of great advantage to both.) Viz. that the said orphans to humbly petition the Parliament, that it may be enacted to the following (or like) intent, viz.
Sherwin, William, 1607-1687? / [1670?] A plain and evident discovery of the two personal comings of Christ one at the beginning of his thousand years reign, Rev. 20, 4, with his holy and blessed raised saints in the Now [sic] Jerusalem, come down from God out of heaven, Rev. 21, the other after the little space when the thousand years are ended, &c. : whereunto are added many profitable applications of the same doctrine for all sorts of persons.
Exell, Joshua. / [1693] Plain and exquisite Scripture-proof, that St. John Baptist and the blessed Apostles, and all the primitive baptizers, did baptize by sprinkling, or pouring water upon the person or persons they baptized, and not by dipping the person into water ... also some observations upon Mr. Keach's reflections upon my late treatise, intituled, Plain and express Scripture proofs, that John Baptist did as certainly baptize infants in the church of the Jews as the adult, with the confirmation of the truth reflected against by him / by Joshua Exell ...
Drapes, Edward. / [1646] A plain and faithfull discovery of a beame in Master Edwards his eye. Or A moderate ansvver to the substance of the first and second part of Gangrena.: Especially to his prophesie; wherein some of his stories are refuted; the manner of his comming by them questioned. His double dealing detected. Capt. Paul Hobson with some others, vindicated. Mr. Josiah Rycraft examined. Mr. Edwards unparalleld partiality, is impartially declared, and his prophesie truly reflected. / By Edward Drapes.
Keach, Elias. / [1694] A plain and familiar discourse on justification being the substance of four sermons, preach'd at the morning-lecture, at Pinners-Hall, in Broad street, the third, tenth, seventeenth, and twenty fourth days of September, 1693 / by Elias Keach.
Langford, T. / [1681] Plain and full instructions to raise all sorts of fruit-trees that prosper in England in that method and order, that everything must be done in, to give all the advantage, may be, to every tree as it is rising from its seed, till it come to its full growth : together with all necessary directions about those several ways of making plantations, either of wall-fruit, or dwarf-trees in gardens, or large standard-trees in orchards or fields : touching which last, because it's so vast an improvement of land, all the profitable and practical ways are here directed to with all exactness : and in the last place the best directions are given for making liquors of the several sorts of fruit / by T. Langford.
Edwards, Thomas, fl. 1693-1699. / [1693] A plain and impartial enquiry into gospel-truth as stated and vindicated by Mr. Dan. Williams, especially in reference to the doctrine of justification, and the nature of his proceedings, with his testimonies thereupon / by Thomas Edwards.
Rehakosht, P. / [1692] A plain and just account of a most horrid and dismal plague, begun at Rowel, alias Rothwell, in Northampton-shire which hath infected many places round about, or, A faithful narrative of the execrable and noisom errours and the abominable and damnable heresies vented by Richard Davis, pretended pastour to a people at Rowel, and by his emissaries, the shoomakers, joyners, dyers, taylers, weavers, formers, &c. together with a brief account 1. Of his and his parties practices, 2. Visions and revelations, 3. Great boasts, 4. Admission of members into their society, 5. His peoples self-condemnedness, 6. The number and quality of his hearers admired fits, 7. Some queries to the countrey people as matter for further search, 8. An expostulation and advice to the people of Rowel / by Mr. P. Rehakosht ...
Skene, Alexander. / [1681] Plain and peaceable advice to those called Presbyterians in Scotland by Alexander Skene.
Ford, Simon, 1619?-1699. / [1686] A plain and profitable exposition of, and enlargement upon, the church-catechism by way of questions and answers for the more ample instruction of the more adult children and other elderly persons that need it, and divided into so many parts as there are Lords-days by Simon Ford ...
Clutterbuck, J. (John) / [1699] A plain and rational vindication of the liturgy of the Church of England collected out of the discourses of some of the reverend bishops and doctors of the same church, by way of question and answer / by J. Clvtterbvck, Gent.
Jeffery, John, 1647-1720. / [1699] A plain and short discourse concerning the nature of the Lord's Supper, and the end of celebrating it to which is added, A paraphrase of all those places in the New Testament, wherein the Lord's Supper is mentioned / by John Jeffery ...
Lewis, M. (Mark), fl. 1678. / [1675?] Plain, and short rules for pointing periods, and reading sentences grammatically, with the great use of them by M. Lewis ...
[1698] A plain and uninterested reflection upon the present case of the East-India Company under its following circumstances, viz.
Kaye, William. / [1654] A plain ansvver to the eighteen quaeries of John Whitehead, commonly called Quaker in which the hidden mysteries of infallible spirit, voice of Christ, the anointing, perfection, and how Christ is the light of all the world, &c. : as also the singing of Davids Psalms, receiving of tithes, and that ministers may be called masters, and stand praying in the synagogues, &c. is fully discovered / written by William Kays, minister of the Gospel at Stokesly, he being required to make answer thereunto, and being willing to confesse our Christian reformed Protestant religion now so much questioned and opposed.
Seller, Abednego, 1646?-1705. / [1688] A plain answer to a popish priest questioning the orders of the Church of England drawn up for the satisfaction of his parishioners, by a minister of that Church.
Brookbank, Joseph, b. 1612. / [1654] Plain, brief, and pertinent rules, for the judicious and artificial syllabication of all English words, according to art, and the institution of the same tongue With directions for the use of the English syllabary, and the English monosyllabary, and the said rules of syllabication. / By Jo. Brooksbank.
[1688] The plain case stated of old--but especially of New-England, in an address to His Highness the Prince of Orange
[1670?] The plain Christian's guide: or A compendium of divinity, &c
[1692] The Plain dealer an essay wherein are some remarks upon Mr. Thomas Long, but more particularly upon Dr. Hollingworth's book where the character of King Charles the first is inserted from the declaration of Mr. Alexander Henderson, which book he calls A further defence of the Kings holy book &c.
[1691] Plain dealing in a dialogue between Mr. Johnson and Mr. Wary his friend, a stock-jobber, and a petitoner against the E-- I-- Company, about stock-jobbing, and the said company.
Lover of truth and a hearty well-wisher to the prosperity of the king and his three kingdoms. / [1682] Plain dealing is a jewel and honesty the best policy both set forth in an answer to a letter received by a gentleman in London, from his friend in the countrey : wherein is planly demonstrated the grounds and reasons of our present distractions and methods proposed for preventing the same for the future / by a lover of truth and a hearty well-wisher to the prosperity of the King and his three kingdoms.
Shewring, Adam. / [1695] The plain dealing poulterer: or, A poulterer's shop opened with all sorts of ware, and how to know the young from the old, being dead or alive. Also how to feed and fatten fowl in a short time, with other things necessary to be known. Very useful for gentlemen and other[s,] that they may not be deceived. By Adam Shewring, a Poulterer.
[1643] Plain dealing with England in matter of conscience, between the King and Parliament.: I. Concerning the Kings most excellent Majesty. II. Concerning the Parliament. III. Concerning the grand Reformers. IV. Concerning the Parliaments army. V. Concerning those called Malignants. VI. Concerning the Cavaliers.
[1681] Plain-dealing, or, A second dialogue between Humphrey and Roger, as they were returning home from choosing Knights of the sheir to sit in Parliament
Homes, Nathanael, 1599-1678. / [1652] Plain dealing: or the cause and cure of the present evils of the times. Wherein you have set forth, 1 The dreadful decension of the Devill. 2 His direfull wrath. 3 The woeful woe to the wicked world. 4 The mystery of all. 5 The history and computation of times devolving all upon this age, and downward. 6 The art of resisting temptations, in this house of temptation. In a sermon before John Kendrick Lord Mayor of London, upon the Lords day after the great eclipse (as the astrologers would have had it.) Upon occasion whereof, something was spoken touching astrology: By Dr. Nath. Homes.
Phillips, Samuel, 1690-1771. / [Printed in the year 1668] A plain discourse of the mercy of having good parents. With the duties of children that have such parents. Written by M.G.
Horsman, John, fl. 1698. / [1698] A plain discourse shewing how we are to walk after the Lord's Supper necessary for every communicant. From I Col. 10. That ye might walk worthy of the Lord unto all pleasing. Being the substance of several sermons preached to a congregation in Hatton-Garden. By John Horsman, an unworthy servant of Jesus Christ.
Wettenhall, Edward, 1636-1713. / [1688] A plain discourse, proving the divine authority of the Holy Scriptures wherein the late bold attempts and aspersions of the Jesuits and other missionaries of the Church of Rome are confuted; and all their objections against our English Bible are fully and clearly answered. By a reverend prelate of the Church of England.
T. G. / [Printed in the year, 1649] A plain discovery how the enemy and popish faction in the north upholds their interest now under the power and authority of the Parliament and Army,: set forth in a letter from a northren [sic] souldier. Published by Iohn Musgrave, an eminent sufferer under the Earl of Strafford, the Prelats, the common enemy, and the commissioners of array in Cumberland.
Steed, Robert, of Dartmouth. / [1658] A plain discovery of the unrighteous judge and false accuser: wherein is soberly ... brought to light ... the spirit of that pamphlet, intituled, The leper cleansed ... by Richard Ballamy ... as also, a clear vindication of ... Anabaptists ... / by Robert Steed and Abraham Cheare ...
[1660] Plain English to His Excellencie the Lord General Monck and the officers of his army, or, A word in season not onely to them but to all impartial Englishmen to which is added A declaration of Parliament in the year 1647 setting forth the grounds and reasons why they resolved to make no further address or application to the King.
Redingstone, John. / [M.DC.XLIX. 1649] Plain English to the Parliament and army, and to the rest of the people.: To convince the obstinate. Undeceive the simple. Vindicate the innocent. Settle the wavering. / By John Redingstone. January 12. 1648. ; Imprimatur Gilbert Mabbot.
Jones, Captain. / [1646] Plain English: or, The sectaries anatomized. Wherein the honor of the three estates of the kingdom is maintained, the government both of church and common-wealth is pleaded for: and this famous City of London, and their faithfull Remonstrance is vindicated from such false aspersions as lately have been cast upon it. Imprimatur. James Cranford.
H. C., Gent. / [1679] The plain Englishman's historian, or, A compendious chronicle of England from its first being inhabited to this present year 1679 but more especially containing the chief remarques of all our Kings and Queens since the conquest, their lives and reigns, policies, wars, laws, successes, and troubles : with the most notable accidents, as dearths, tempests, monstrous births, and other prodigies that happened in each of their times respectively / by H.C.
Pechey, John, 1655-1716. / [1697] A plain introduction to the art of physick containing the fundamentals, and necessary preliminaries to practice ... : to which is added, The materia medica contracted, and alphabetical tables of the vertues of roots, barks, woods, herbs, flowers, seeds, fruits, juices and gums ... : also a collection of choice medicines chymical and Galenical, together with a different way of making the most celebrated compositions in the apothecaries shops / by J. Pechey ...
Philalethes. The plain man's essay for England's prosperity more particularly referred and submitted to the consideration of the Lords and Commons in Parliament assembled, 1698.
Lucas, Richard, 1648-1715. / [1692] The plain man's guide to heaven containing his duty 1. Towards God. II. Towards his neighbour. With proper prayers, meditations, and ejaculations, designed chiefly for the countryman, trades-man, labourer, and such like.
J. N. / [1675] The plain mans defence against popery: or, A discourse, shewing the flat opposition of popery to the Scripture. By J.N. chaplain to a person of honour:
Dent, Arthur, d. 1607. / [1643] The plain mans path-way to heaven wherein every man may clearly see whether he shall be saved or damned. / Set forth dialogue-wise for the better understanding of the simple, by Arthur Dent, preacher of the word of God at South-Shoobery in Essex.
Hart, John, D.D. / [1665] The plain mans plain path-way to heaven directing every man how he may be saved.
Lyford, William, 1598-1653. / [1655] The plain mans senses exercised to discern both good and evil, or, A discovery of the errors, heresies, and blasphemies of these times and the toleration of them, as they are collected and testified against by the ministers of London, in their testimony to the truth of Jesus Christ / by William Lyford ...
Jurieu, Pierre, 1637-1713. / [1692] A plain method of Christian devotion laid down in discourses, meditations, and prayers : fitted to the vaious occasions of a religious life / translated and revised from the French of Monsieur Jurieu.
Crisp, Stephen, 1628-1692. / [1688] A plain path-vvay opened to the simple-hearted for the answering all doubts & objections which do arise in them against the light and truth in the inward parts, by which many are kept from obedience and so from peace to their panting souls / by Stephen Crisp.
Crisp, Stephen, 1628-1692. / [1668] A plain path-way opened to the simple-hearted for the answering all doubts and objections which do arise in them against the light and truth in the inward-parts, by which many are kept from obedience and so from peace to their panting souls / by Stephen Crisp.
Socrates Christianus, d. 1706. / [1690] A plain relation of the late action at sea between the English & Dutch, and the French fleets, from June 22 to July 5 last with reflections thereupon, and upon the present state of the nation : together with A preparation for death and a perswasive to criminals to do right to their countrey, and a specimen of a bill for reformation of manners, drawn for the bishops, and mentioned in the folowing reflections.
Pendlebury, Henry, 1626-1695. / [1687] A plain representation of transubstantiation, as it is received in the Church of Rome with the sandy foundations it is built upon, and the arguments that do clearly evert and overturn it / by a countrey divine.
Owen, Vin. / [1685] A plain sermon preached to a country congregation in the beginning of the late rebellion in the west published for the instruction of country people in their duty to the King, and the refutation of some slanderous reports raised upon the preacher / by Vin. Owen.
Wilbee, Amon. / [1647] Plain truth vvithout feare or flattery: or a true discovery of the unlawfulnes of the Presbyterian government, it being inconsistent with monarchy, and the peoples liberties; and contrary both to the Protestation and Covenant. The end of establishing the militia of London in such hands as it is now put into by the new ordinance. The betraying votes, and destructive practises, of a trayterous party in the House of Commons, concerning certain pettions [sic] for liberty and justice. Also a vindication of his Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax concerning certain scurrulous words uttered by some of the said faction. VVith the meanes and wayes that must be used to obtain reliefe against the said tyrannous usurpers; and for reducing the Parliament to its due rights, power and priviledges, in the preservation of the kingdomes lawes and liberties / VVritten by Amon VVilbee.
Pantophilus. / [1681] The plain truth, or, A lenitive for the clergy by one Pantophilus.
Well wisher of all good Christians. / [1693] Plain truth, or, A seasonable discourse of the duties of people to their pastors: In an essay upon Heb. 13:17 Obey them that have the Rule over you, &c. / By a well wisher of all good Christians.
[1695?] Plain truth: or, arguments humbly offer'd to prove, that nothing inferiour to a total prohibition of all gold and silver once melted in England, will prevent its exportation.
Alcock, John, fl. 1647. / [1647] Plain truths of divivinity [sic]. Collected out of the sacred Scriptures, & set forth by way of question and answer the best way conceived for the information of the judgement of the Christian reader. Wherein is set forth many excellent things which are not commonly publshed [sic]. Especially the destruction of Antichrist, and the yeare when it shall be: the coming of the Lord Christ to judgement, and his reigning with his saints for ever upon this earth, at the restitution of all things.
Dury, John, 1596-1680. / [1660] The plain way of peace and unity in matters of religion.: Shewed by some maxims supposed to be undeniable, which John Durie hath made use of in negotiating with all the churches. And by some expedients supposed to be effectual, which he hath endeavoured to make practicable among the churches, for the preserving and promoting of the Protestant religion abroad. And now are offered for the preventing of further breaches, and the settlement of unity amongst our selves at home.
Farmer, Ralph. / [1660] A plain-dealing, and plain-meaning sermon, preach't in the parish church of St. Nicholas, Bristol, April. 6. 1660. Being the day appointed by the Parliament for publique fasting and humiliation for the sins of the nation, &c. Together with a prefatory epistle, and subsequent vindication both of the sermon, and author. Wherein (besides an apology for home and plain-preaching) you have something offered to allay the heat of thier stomacks, and to temper the tongues of those, who (being ignorant in scripture) reproach and revile Presbytery and Presbyters. With some hints at Satans subtlety, and the mischief of those people, who brand zeal for God and truth (in free, home, and faithfull preaching) with the reproachful names of anger, passion, and railing.
[1686] The plain-man's answer to his country parson's admonition Together with the missioners answer, to the plain-man's reply. Permissu superiorum.
Assheton, William, 1641-1711. / [1688] The plain-man's devotion. Part. I. Being a method of daily devotion. Fitted to the meanest capacities. By the author of the Plain-mans reply to the Catholic missionaries
Bacon, James, minister of Burgate, Suffolk. / [anno Dom. M DC LX. 1660] A plaine & profitable catechisme whereunto is added a sermon preached upon Exod.23.2. / By that reverend and judicious divine Mr James Bacon, late minister of Burgate in Suffolke. Now first published by his son in law H.W.
Hunt, James, 17th cent. / [1643] A plaine and briefe discovery of those two beasts that are written, Revel. 13: And to show what dishonour and disgrace the clergie bring against Christ and his glorious church in reading some part of the service-book. Againe I praise God I have shewed in briefe the true signification of Christ and his glorious church, with those holy ordinances that doe belong unto it. Gathered and directed by that grace God hath given to me James Hunt. All glory be to God on high.
Carter, John, 1554-1635. / [1627] A plaine and compendious exposition of Christs Sermon in the Mount contayned in the 5.6.7. chapters of Saint Matthew. Being the substance of sundry sermons. By Iohn Carter minister at Belstead neare Ipswych:
R. A. / [1649] A plaine and easie catechisme: wherein the grounds and principles of Christian religion are briefly taught; and likewise proved by scripture. Published for the benefit of all, / by R. A.
Stockwood, John, d. 1610. / [1590] A plaine and easie laying open of the meaning and vnderstanding of the rules of construction in the English accidence appointed by authoritie to be taught in all schooles of hir Maiesties dominions, for the great vse and benefite of yoong beginners: by Iohn Stockwood sometime schoolmaster of Tunbridge.
Malby, Nicholas, Sir, 1530?-1584. / [1576] A plaine and easie way to remedie a horse that is foundered in his feete by which vsing, this remedie (within .xxiiii. howres after his instaunt foundering) you maye within .xxiiij. howres after the curre vsed, trauell your horse, and iourney him at your pleasure, as if he had not bene foundered at all. Set out by Nicholas Malbie Gentleman, seruant to the Queenes moste excellent Maiestie.
Hall, Joseph, 1574-1656. / [MDCXXXIII. 1633] A plaine and familiar explication (by way of paraphrase) of all the hard texts of the whole divine Scripture of the Old and Nevv Testament. By Ios. Exon
Dod, John, 1549?-1645. / [1610] A plaine and familiar exposition of the eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth chapters of the Prouerbs of Salomon / by Iohn Dod and Robert Cleaver.
Dod, John, 1549?-1645. / [1607] A plaine and familiar exposition of the eleuenth and twelfth chapters of the Prouerbes of Salomon
Dod, John, 1549?-1645. / [1609] A plaine and familiar exposition of the fifteenth, sixteenth, and seventeenth chapters of the Prouerbs of Salomon
Dod, John, 1549?-1645. / [1606] A plaine and familiar exposition of the ninth and tenth chapters of the Prouerbs of Salomon
Dod, John, 1549?-1645. / [1608] A plaine and familiar exposition of the thirteenth and fourteenth chapters of the Prouerbs of Salomon
Dod, John, 1549?-1645. / [1634] A plaine and familiar exposition on the Lords prayer first preached in divers sermons, the substance whereof, is now published for the benefit of the church / by I.D. ...
Vaughan, Edward, preacher at St. Mary Woolnoth. / [1617] A plaine and perfect method, for the easie vnderstanding of the whole Bible containing seauen obseruations, dialoguewise, betweene the parishioner, and the pastor.
Penkethman, John. / [1624] A plaine and perfect tvvo-fold table readily shewing the interest of monyes, after the rate of 10 or 8 l. for thevse [sic] of 100 l. for a yeere most necessary aswell [sic] for the borrower as the lender.
Leech, James, fl. 1605. / [1605] A plaine and profitable catechisme: with certaine prayers adioyned, meete for parents and housholders to teach their children and seruants.
Hughes, Lewes, fl. 1620. / [1621] A plaine and true relation of the goodnes of God towards the Sommer Ilands written by way of exhortation, to stirre vp the people there to praise God. VVhereunto are added certaine questions and answers concerning the keeping holy of the Saboth day, and publicke exercises of religion, written in the Summer Ilands for the benefit of the people there. By Levves Hughes minister of Gods word.
I. B., fl. 1626. / [1642] A plaine and true relation, of the going forth of a Holland fleete the eleuenth of Nouember 1623, to the coast of Brasile. With the taking in of Saluedoe, and the chiefe occurrences falling out there, in the time of the Hollanders continuance therein. As also, the comming of the Spanish armado to Saluedoe, with the beleaguering of it ... And also, the base deliuery vp of the said towne ... Lastly, the reasons and motiues mouing the authour to the publishing thereof. ... By I.B. that hath ben an eye and eare-witnesse of this subiect.
[1643] A Plaine case, or, Reasons to convince any that would be honest or thrive in the world which side to take in this present warre
Jourdain, Silvester, d. 1650. / [1613] A plaine description of the Barmudas, now called Sommer Ilands VVith the manner of their discouerie anno 1609. by the shipwrack and admirable deliuerance of Sir Thomas Gates, and Sir George Sommers, wherein are truly set forth the commodities and profits of that rich, pleasant, and healthfull countrie. With an addition, or more ample relation of diuers other remarkeable matters concerning those ilands since then experienced, lately sent from thence by one of the colonie now there resident.
Tymme, Thomas, d. 1620. / [1592] A plaine discouerie of ten English lepers, verie noisome and hurtfull to the Church and common wealth setting before our eies the iniquitie of these latter dayes, and inducing vs to a due consideration of our selues. Published by Thomas Timme minister.
Napier, John, 1550-1617. / [1593] A plaine discouery of the whole Reuelation of Saint Iohn set downe in two treatises: the one searching and prouing the true interpretation thereof: the other applying the same paraphrastically and historically to the text. Set foorth by Iohn Napeir L. of Marchistoun younger. Whereunto are annexed certaine oracles of Sibylla, agreeing with the Reuelation and other places of Scripture.
Hare, John, 17th cent. / [1647] Plaine English to our wilfull bearers with Normanisme; or, Some queries propounded to and concerning the neglectours of Englands grand grievance and complaint lately published under the title of Anti-Normanisme.: Wherein is undeniably demonstrated, that while this nation remaines under the title of the (pretended) Conquest, she and every member of her are no other then slaves properly so called; and moreover, that (while she retaines the same title) all her and her representators contending wirh [sic] their prince for ungranted priviledges, upon any pretence whatsoever, is unwarrantable and seditious.
[1647] The plaine English-man, his discreet advice, in these distracted times.: Wherein the prerogative of the King, the priviledges of the Parliament, and the present proceedings of the Army, according to their just interests are justified. Worthy the perusall of all men. This is licenced and published according to order.
Bernard, Richard, 1568-1641. / [1610] Plaine euidences The Church of England is apostolicall, the separation schismaticall. Directed against Mr. Ainsworth the Separatist, and Mr. Smith the Se-baptist: both of them seuerally opposing the booke called the Separatists schisme. By Richard Bernard, preacher of the word of God at Worsop. ... Set out by authoritie. Anno. 1610.
Cartwright, Thomas, 1535-1603. / [1622] A plaine explanation of the vvhole Revelation of Saint John Very necessary and comfortable in these dayes of trouble and affliction in the church. Penned by a faithfull preacher, now with God, for more priuate vse, and now published for the further benefit of the people of God.
Squire, John, ca. 1588-1653. / [1630] A plaine exposition vpon the first part of the second chapter of Saint Paul his second epistle to the Thessalonians. Wherein it is plainly proved, that the Pope is the Antichrist. Being lectures, in Saint Pauls, by Iohn Squire priest, and vicar of Saint Leonards Shordich: sometime fellow of Iesus Colledge in Cambridge.
Parr, Elnathan, d. 1622. / [1618] A plaine exposition vpon the whole 8. 9. 10. 11. chapters of the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romans. Wherein the text is diligently and methodically resolued, the sence giuen: and many doctrines thence gathered, are by liuely vses applyed, for the benefit of Gods children performed with much variety, and conuenient breuitie: being the substance of neere foure yeeres weekedayes sermons.: By Elnathan Parr, Bachelor in Diuinity, and preacher of Gods Word.
Parr, Elnathan, d. 1622. / [1622] A plaine exposition vpon the whole thirteenth, fourteenth, fifteenth, and sixteenth chapters of the Epistle of Saint Paul to the Romanes Wherein the text is diligently and methodically resolued, the sense giuen, and many doctrines thence gathered, are by liuely vses applied for the benefit of Gods children. Performed with much varietie, and conuenient breuitie, by Elnathan Parr Bachelor in Diuinity, and preacher of Gods word. To which is prefixed an alphabeticall table, containing the chiefe points and doctrines handled in the booke.
Webster, William, treatise writer. / [1613] The plaine mans pilgrimage. Or iovrney tovvards heaven. Wherein if hee walke carefully he may attaine to euerlasting life. By W.W.
Carpenter, John, d. 1621. / [1607] The plaine ma[ns] spirituall plough Containing the godly and spirituall husbandrie. Wherein euery Christian ought to be exercised, for the happie encrease of fruite, to eternall life. By I.C. preacher of the word.
Mancinus, Dominicus, fl. 1478-1491. / [Anno 1568] A plaine path to perfect vertue: deuised and found out by Mancinus a Latine poet, and translated into English by G. Turberuile gentleman.
Broughton, Richard. / [ca. 1608] A plaine patterne of a perfect Protestant professor which is, to be a false corrupter, perverter, and abuser of authorities, &c. : taken forth of the first, chiefest, and principal part, of the gloriously intituled booke (A ful satisfaction) written by a man of great sincerity, and integrity (by his owne and other Protestant friendes judgement) M. Thomas Morton, Doctor in Diuinity and Deane of Glocester, published with priuilege, and in their time of conuocation : what is performed in this treatise, and the iust cause thereof, appeareth in the preface, and first chapter.
Shaw, Hester. / [printed, 1653] A plaine relation of my sufferings by that miserable combustion, which happened in Tower-street through the unhappy firings of a great quantity of gun-powder, there the 4. of January 1650. Now printed that the world may see what just cause I had to complain of the injuries then done me, and how little reason Mr. Glendon minister of that parish had (especially after three years time and more) to defame me in print as a malicious slanderer of him (though I had strong reason to suspect, I did never positively charge with any thing.) Yet he with as much malice as impertinency, hath inserted his vindication (as he cals it) into his epistle to the reader, put a sermon of his, lately printed, entituled, Justification justified; wherein, however, he hath justified his doctrine, he hath condemned himself (as in reference to me) in the judgement of all rationall persons.
[1643] Plaine Scottish, or Newes from Scotland. Part thereof being the copy of a letter sent form Edenburgh: and the substance of the rest being by word of mouth imparted to a friend in London, by some of no small estimation in that Kingdome.
Wilbee, Amon. / [1642 i.e. 1643] Plaine truth vvithout feare, or, Flattery being a case of conscience tryed at Oxford
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1647] Plaine truth without feare or flattery, or, A true discovery of the unlawfulnesse of the Presbyterian government it being inconsistent with monarchy, and the peoples liberties, and contrary both to the protestation and covenant : the end of establishing the militia of London in such hands as it is now put into by the new ordinance, the betraying votes and destructive practices of a traiterous party in the House of Commons concerning certain petions for liberty and justice : also, a vindication of His Excellency Sir Thomas Fairfax, concerning certaine scurrulous words uttered by some of the said faction : with the meanes and wayes that must be used to obtaine reliefe against the said cyrannous usurpers, and for reducing the parliament to its due rights, power and priviledges, in the preservation of the kingdomes laws and liberties / written by I.L.
Wollrich, Humphry, 1633?-1707. / [1659?] A plaine, and good advice to the Parliament-men, and officers of the army, of the common-wealth of England, Scotland, and Ireland.: Given forth in the name, authority, and by the command of the Lord of Host, for them to read, and consider ...
Ramsay, John, 1496?-1551. / [M.D.XLVIII. 1548] A plaister for a galled horse. Loke what here in shalbe redde wynse at nothyng, excepte ye be gylty for of vsurped power we be not a dradde, but God to be knowen, before preceptes fylthy we speake not agaynst Godes holy mystery but agaynst such, as loue neyther God nor theyr kynge beware therfore ye knowe not your desteny loke better to the Scripture, the word euerlastinge Yf this playster be to colde ye shall haue an other be bolde thintent is to cure and edyfy so it is sayd, by Ihon Ramsy.
L. B. P. / [1673] Planåes apokalypsis Popery manifested, or, The papist incognito made known : by way of dialogue betwixt a papist priest, Protestant gentleman, and Presbyterian divine : in two parts : intended for the good of those that shall read it / by L.B.P.
Walker, Anthony, d. 1692. / [1664] Planctus unigeniti et spes resuscitandi, or, The bitter sorrows for a first born sweetened with the hopes of a better resurrection with consolations, moral and divine, against the death of friends, suited to the present occasion : delivered in a funeral sermon at Felsted in Essex, May 23, 1664, at the solemn interment of ... Charles Lord Rich, the only child of ... the Earle of Warwick / by A. Walker.
Beaulieu, Luke, 1644 or 5-1723. / [1673] Planes apokalypsis. Popery manifested, or, the Papist incognito made known by way of dialogue betwixt a Papist priest, Protestant gentleman, and Presbyterian divine. In two parts. Intended for the good of those that shall read it by L. B. P.
Palmer, John, 1612-1679. / [1685] The planetary instrument. Or The description and use of the theories of the planets drawn in true proportion, either in one, or two plates, of eight inches diameter; by Walter Hayes, at the Cross-Daggers in Moor-Fields. Being excellent schemes ot help the conceptions of young astronomers; and ready instruments for finding the distances, longitudes, latitudes, aspects, directions, stations, and retrogradations of the planets; either mechanically, or arithmetically; with ease and speed. By Mr. John Palmer, rector of Ecton, and arch-deacon of Northampton.
Mossom, Robert, d. 1679. / [1660] A plant of paradise,: being a sermon preached at St. Martin's in the Fields at the funeral of John-Goodhand Holt, the young son, onely child, and hopefull heir of Thomas Holt of Gristlehurst in the county of Lancaster Esq; March the 19th. 1659. / By R.M. Minister of S. Pet. P.W. Lond.
Wincoll, Thomas, d. 1675. / [1649] Plantagenets tragicall story: or, The death of King Edward the Fourth: with the unnaturall voyage of Richard the Third, through the Red Sea of his nephews innocent bloud, to his usurped crowne. Metaphrased by T.W. Gent.
Ryther, John, 1634?-1681. / [1672] A plat for mariners, or, The seaman's preacher delivered in several sermons upon Jonah's voyage by John Ryther ...
Platter, Felix, 1536-1614. / [1664] Platerus golden practice of physick: fully and plainly discovering, I. All the kinds. II. The several causes of every disease. III. Their most proper cures, in respect to the kinds, and several causes, from whence they come. After a new, easie, and plain method; of knowing, foretelling, preventing, and curing, all diseases incident to the body of man. Full of proper observations and remedies: both of ancient and modern physitians. In three books, and five tomes, or parts. Being the fruits of one and thirty years travel: and fifty years practice of physick. By Felix Plater, chief physitian and professor in ordinary at Basil. Abdiah Cole, doctor of physick, and the liberal arts. Nich. Culpeper, gent. student in physick, and astrology.
Congregational Churches in New England. Cambridge Synod. / [1653] A platform of church-discipline: Gathered out of the Word of God, and agreed upon by the elders and messengers of the Churches assembled in the Synod at Cambridge in Nevv-England: to be presented to the churches and General Court for their consideration and acceptance in the Lord.
[1644] The Platforme of the Presbyterian government with the forme of Church-vvorship and the particulars of the manner and order therof : according to the word of God and practice of our brethren of the Church of Scotland.
Plato. / [1675] Plato his Apology of Socrates, and Phædo, or, Dialogue concerning the immortality of mans soul, and manner of Socrates his death carefully translated from the Greek, and illustrated by reflections upon both the Athenian laws, and ancient rites and traditions concerning the soul, therein mentioned.
Souverain, Matthieu, d. ca. 1699. / [1700] Platonism unveil'd, or, An essay concerning the notions and opinions of Plato and some antient and modern divines his followers, in relation to the Logos, or word in particular, and the doctrine of the trinity in general : in two parts.
[1693] The player's tragedy. Or, Fatal love a new novel.
Smith, Richard, 1500-1563. / [Anno Domini M.D.XLVII. 1547] A playne declaration made at Oxforde the 24. daye of July, by mayster Richarde Smyth, Doctor of diuinite, vpon hys Retractation made [and] published at Paules crosse in London, in the yeare of our lorde God, D.D.xlvii. the xv. daye of May.
Ledoyen de la Pichonnaye, G. / [Anno. M.D.LXXVI. 1576] A playne treatise to learne in a short space the Frenche tongue deuided in twoo bookes.
Newcastle, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of, 1624?-1674. / [1668] Plays, never before printed written by the ... Princesse the Duchess of Newcastle.
Faithful and true well-wisher to the fundamental laws, liberties, and freedoms of the antient free people of England. / [1653] A plea at large, for John Lilburn gentleman, now a prisoner in Newgate.: Penned for his use and benefit, by a faithful and true well-wisher to the fundamental laws, liberties, and freedoms of the antient free people of England; and exposed to publick view, and the censure of the unbyassed and learned men in the laws of England, Aug. 6. 1653.
Hussey, William, minister of Chiselhurst. / [1646 i.e. 1645] A plea for Christian magistracie: or, An answer to some passages in Mr. Gillespies sermon, against Mr. Coleman.: As also to the brotherly examination of some passages of Mr. Colemans late printed sermon, upon Job 11.20. In which the reverend and learned commissioner affirmeth, he hath endeavoured to strike at the root of all church government. VVherein the argumentative part of the controversie is calmely and mildly, without any personall reflections, prosecuted. / By William Hussey, minister of the Gospell, at Chesilhurst in Kent.
[1648] A plea for common-right and freedom. To His Excellency, the Lord General Fairfax, and the commission-officers of the armie. Or, the serious addresses, and earnest desires of their faithful friends, inhabiting in the cities of London and Westminster, the borough of Southvvark, Hamblets, and places adjacent: promoters and presenters of the late large-petition of the eleventh of September, MDCXLVIII.: As it was presented to his Excellency, Decemb. 28. 1648. By L.C. Iohn Lilburn. George Middlemore. Rob. Davis. Ed. Tench. Dan. Linton. Will. Bottome. Rob. Cobbett. Richard Overton. Iohn Harris. Tho. Dassern. Tho. Goddard. Tho. Prince. Sam. Blaicklock. Andr. Dednam. Iohn Walters. Rich. Pechel.
Baxter, Richard, 1615-1691. / [1646] A plea for congregationall government: or, A defence of the Assemblies petition, against Mr. John Saltmarsh. Wherein is plainly discovered, that in his reasons against the divine right of Presbytery, under pretence of opposing the Assemblies petition, he doth as much oppose the congregationall way, and goes about utterly to overthrow all church-government, ministery, baptisme, and all church-ordinances whatsoever; and wholly to subvert the authority of the civill magistrate in all matters of religion. And, the Assemblies petition vindicated from his exceptions, by principles common both to the Presbyterian and the congregationall way; there being nothing in that petition but what is agreeable to the principles of both wayes. Published according to order.
Gailhard, J. (Jean) / [1696] A plea for free-grace against free-will wherein matters about grace and providence are plainly and fully cleared and contrary opinions demonstrated to be against Scripture, the judgment of the primitive church and the doctrine of the Church of England / by J. Gailhard.
Johnson, Thomas, marchant. / [1646] A plea for free-mens liberties: or The monopoly of the Eastland marchants anatomized by divers arguments: (wch will also serve to set forth the unjustnesse of the marchant-adventurers monopoly,) and proved illegall, unnaturall, irrationall, against the honour of the nation, tending to its ruine and vassalage, procured by evill counsellors: and lastly treasonable: with a short comment upon their oath, worthy of every mans serious perusall. / Penned for the publique good, by Thomas Johnson marchant.
[1683] A Plea for honest dealing against all injustice and injury
Clyfton, Richard, d. 1616. / [1610] The plea for infants and elder people, concerning their baptisme, or, A processe of the passages between M. Iohn Smyth and Richard Clyfton wherein, first is proved, that the baptising of infants of beleevers, is an ordinance of God, secondly, that the rebaptising of such, as have been formerly baptised in the apostate churches of Christians, is utterly unlawful, also, the reasons and objects to the contrarie, answered : divided into two principal heads, I. Of the first position, concerning the baptising of infants, II. Of the second position, concerning the rebaptising of elder people.
[1655] A Plea for liberty in vindication of the commonvvealth of England wherein is demonstrated from Scripture and reason together with the consent of the chiefest polititians, statists, lawyers, warriours, oratours, historians, philosophs and the example of the chiefest republicks, a commonwealth of all politick states to be the best, against Salmasius and others / by a friend to freedome.
Jones, James, fl. 1683-1684. / [1684] A plea for liberty of conscience grounded upon the Holy Word of God, and the royal word of the King : containing twelve weighty reasons against the prosecuting of Protestant dissenters ... / by James Jones ...
[1660] A plea for ministers in sequestrations;: wherein Mr. Mossom's Apology for the sequestred clergy, is duly considered and discussed.
Victor, Verity. / [1648] A plea for moderation in the transactions of the Army: or, VVeighty observations upon the late proposalls for peace, presented by the Honourable City of London, to Commissary-Generall Ireton, for concurrence of the Generall Councell.: Humbly offered unto the consideration of the officers of the Army; by Veritie Victor Gent.
[1681] A Plea for moderation, or, A stricture upon the ecclesiasticks of our times
[Ptinted sic in the yeare 1642] A plea for moderation.:
Bakewell, Thomas, b. 1618 or 19. / [1650] A plea for Mr Strong's church-members;: shewing they ought not implicitely to submit to his unnecessary and doubtful rules, although for it he threaten to debar them from the Lords Table, or to leave them altogether. / By Thomas Bakewell.
Vertue, Henry, d. 1660. / [1637] A plea for peace: or A sermon preached in St. Pauls Church in London. Iuly 9. 1637. By Henry Vertue, parson of the parish church of Alhollowes Honey-Lane in London.
A Well-Wisher to the Peace of This Our Sion. / [1642] A plea for peace: shewing the dignitie of princes, against the many railings of the rabble, the invectives of the ignorant, and murmurs of the malicious. Written by a well-wisher to the peace of this our Sion.
[1682] A Plea for succession in opposition to popular exclusion wherein it is evidenced, that an association, or any other such method, is a more immediate way to arbitrary power and a more certain road to popery than a standing up to the right of succession can in any reason be supposed to be : with some remarques on Coleman and his letters.
Merry, Nathaniel. / [1683] A plea for the chymists or non-colegiats: or, Considerations natural, rational, and legal, in relation to medicines.
Harwood, James. / [1654] The plea for the Common prayer book in two parts / by James Harwood.
Vaughan, Rice. / [1651] A plea for the common-laws of England or an answer to a book entituled, A good work for a good magistrate: or, a short cut to a great quiet. (Published by Mr. Hugh Peters:) So far as concerns his proposals touching the said laws. By R. Vaughan of Grays-Inne.
Bellamie, John, d. 1654. / [1645] A plea for the commonalty of London, or, A vindication of their rights (which hath been long with-holden from them) in the choice of sundry city officers. As also, a justification of the power of the Court of Common-councell, in the making of acts, or by-laws, for the good and profit of the citizens, notwithstanding the negative votes of the Lord Major and aldermen. Being fully proved by severall charters granted to this City, by sundry royall kings of England, confirmed by Act of Parliament, and by records witnessing the particulars in the practise of them. / In a speech delivered in Common-councell, on Munday the 24th of February, 1644. By John Bellamie.
Lay-hand. / [1689] A plea for the holy sacrament being an attempt to rescue it from some late prophanations in civil matters. In a letter to a Member of Parliament. By a Lay-hand. Licensed, March 25, 1689. James Fraser.
[1642] A Plea for the King
Nedham, Marchamont, 1620-1678. / [Printed in the yeere 1648] A plea for the King, and kingdome;: by way of answer to the late remonstrance of the Army, presented to the House of Commons on Monday Novemb. 20. Proving, that it tends to subvert the lawes, and fundamentall constitutions of this kingdom, and demolish the very foundations of government in generall.
[1647] A plea for the late agents of the army against the proceedings of the gen. officers to punish them by martiall law.
Torrey, Samuel, 1632-1707. / [1683] A plea for the life of dying religion from the word of the Lord in a sermon preached to the General Assembly of the colony of the Massachusets at Boston in New-England, May 16, 1683, being the day of the election there : by Mr. Samuel Torrey ...
Prynne, William, 1600-1669. / [1648] A plea for the Lords: or, A short, yet full and necessary vindication of the judiciary and legislative power of the House of Peeres,: and the hereditary just right of the lords and barons of this realme, to sit, vote and judge in the high Court of Parliament. Against the late seditious anti-Parliamentary printed petitions, libells and pamphlets of Anabaptists, Levellers, agitators, Lilburne, Overton, and their dangerous confederates, who endeavour the utter subversion both of parliaments, King and peers, to set up an arbitrary polarchy and anarchy of their own new-modelling. / By William Prynne Esquire, a well-wisher to both Houses of Parliament, and the republike; now exceedingly shaken and indangered in their very foundations.
Wickins, William, 1614-1699. / [1650] A plea for the ministry, or Certain propositions asserted out of the Scriptures concerning the ministry.: As concerning its continuance. Ordination. Work. Maintenance. With the answers of divers objections that occurre. / By William Wickins pastor of Andrew Hubbard, London.
Humfrey, John, 1621-1719. / [printed in the year 1674] A plea for the non-conformists tending to justifie them against the clamorous charge of schisme. By a Dr. of Divinity. With two sheets on the same subject by another Hand and Judgement.
[Printed in the yeere, 1642] A plea for the Parliament, or, Considerations for the satisfaction of such, who are apt to be mis-led by the malignant party against the Parliament, with a palpable and evident declaration of their chiefest designes therein.
Bray, William, 17th cent. / [1659] A plea for the peoples good old cause: Or, The fundamental lawes and liberties of England asserted, proved, and acknowledged, to be our right before the Conquest, and by above 30 Parliaments, and by the late King Charls; and by the Parliament and their army in their severall declarations in their particular streights and differences.: By way of answer to Mr. James Harrington his cxx. political aphorismes, in his second edition. By Capt. William Bray.
Floyd, John, 1572-1649. / [VVith permission. Anno 1624] A plea for the reall-presence. Wherein the preface of Syr Humfrey Linde, concerning the booke of Bertram, is examined and censured. Written by I.O. vnto a gentleman his friend.
Lawrence, Henry, 1600-1664. / [1652] A plea for the vse of gospell ordinances:: against the practice and opinions of certain men of these times. Unto which is added by way of an illustrious instance; a vindication of the ordinance of baptisme: against Mr. Dels booke, entituled The doctrine of baptismes. Wherein it's proved that the ordinance of baptism is of gospel institution, and by divine appointment, to continue of use in the Church, to the end of the world. / By Hen: Laurence Esq;.
Firmin, Giles, 1614-1697. / [1683] The plea of the children of believing-parents for their interest in Abraham's covenant, their right to church-member-ship with their parents, and consequently their title to baptism. The cause of publishing this discourse after so many learned men have laboured in this province, is declared in the preface to the reader. By Giles Firmin.
Nichols, Josias, 1555?-1639. / [1602] The plea of the innocent wherein is auerred; that the ministers & people falslie termed puritanes, are iniuriouslie slaundered for enemies of troublers of the state. Published for the common good of the Church and common wealth of this realme of England as a countermure against all sycophantising papsts, statising priestes, neutralising atheistes, and satanising scorners of all godlinesse, trueth and honestie. Written: by Iosias Nichols, a faithfull minister of the Ghospell of Christ: and an humble seruant, of the English Church.
Downame, John, d. 1652. / [1616] The plea of the poore. Or A treatise of benificence and almes-deeds teaching how these Christian duties are rightly to be performed, and perswading to the frequent doing of them. Necessary for these times, wherein the workes of mercy are so much neglected, or so vndiscreetly practized. Published by Iohn Downame Bachelour in Diuinitie.
[1680] A Plea to the Duke's answers fiat justitia, ruat coelum, Anglice, the Bill in the Honourable the late House of Commons against the D. was their duty.
Lilburne, John, 1614?-1657. / [1648] A plea, or protest, made by VVilliam Prynne, Esquire, and by him sent unto J.M. Knight, one of the eleven impeached Members.: Wherein he declares the injustice and illegality of the Lords, Commons, and grandees of the Armies proceedings against him. Whereunto is annexed the case of A.B. (a citizen of London, and a free commoner of England) truly stated, in reference to a pretended impeachment of treason depending in the House of Peers against him : with an answer to certain queres framed thereupon : unto which is annexed the answer of the said A.B. unto the Lords assembled in Parliament in point of law, ... in which it is fully proved, that the House of Lords ... hath not the least jurisdiction in the world over any commoner ... with a full answer to all their presidents in such cases; and that it is not safe for the said A.B. to kneel at the Lords barre, because it is stooping and submitting to their jurisdiction. / Published for the common good of all honest Englishmen, by Lionel Hurbin Gentleman, March 17. 1647.
[MDCLXXXVIII 1688] The pleasant adventures of the witty Spaniard, Lazarillo de Tormes of his birth and education, of his arch tricks ... : being all the true remains of that so much admired author : to which is added The life and death of young Lazarillo ...
[1651] The Pleasant and delightful history of Captain Hind wherein is set forth a more full and perfect relation of his several exploits ...
J. P. / [1663] The pleasant and delightful history of Floridon and Lucina illustriated [sic] with an admirable description of loves paradice : wherein you may behold, the abundant felicity, that true lovers enjoy, in the chaste imbraces of their dearest loves, and the sad effects that most commonly attends faithless and unconstant lovers : with variety of other passages never before printed nor published / by J.P.
[ca. 1680] The pleasant and delightful history of King Henry the VIII, and the Abbot of Reading Declaring how the King dined with the Abbot of Reading, and how the King brought the Abbot to a good stomach, &c.
[ca. 1690] [The pleasant and delightful] history of the renowned northern worthy, Johnny Armstrong, of Westmoreland shewing his many noble deeds in his youth in divers countries, in arms against the Turks and Saracens in the Holy Land; : and how, settling at Guiltnock-hall in Westmoreland he by his industry, without any estate in lands or rents kept eightscore men to attend him, richly apparell'd well mounted and armed : how he married a fair lady, a poor knight's daughter, and of the noble entertainment at his wedding who brought him a fair son: : also an account of his many victories over the Scots, and how going to Edenborough upon the friendly invitation of that king, he and his men were all slain, valiantly fighting, whose death was revenged by his son; with many other matters of note : licens'd and enter'd according to order.
[1698] A Pleasant and excellent dialogue betwixt a learned divine and a beggar. Wherein it is holden furth, that [...] make a full resignation [...] selves, to the will and [...] of God, with all due re[...] and profound humility.
Drexel, Jeremias, 1581-1638. / [Printed, 1668] A pleasant and profitable treatise of Hell. Written by Hieremy Drexelius. S.J.
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. / [ca. 1640] The pleasant and sweet history of patient Grissell Shewing how she from a poore mans daughter, came to be a great lady in France, being a petterne for all vertuous vvomen. Translated out of Italian.
[1695?] A pleasant ballad of King Henry the second, and the miller of Mansfield, and how he was entertained and lodged at the miller's house, and of their pleasant communication. To the tune of the French Levalta, &c.
[1681] A Pleasant battle between two lap dogs of the Utopian court, or, A Dialogue between asleep and awake, jest and earnest, reality and fancy being fought upon the new erected dog-pit lately contrived purposely upon this occasion as aforesaid in the anti-chamber of the said court ...
[1600] A pleasant commodie, called Looke about you As it was lately played by the right honourable the Lord High Admirall his seruaunts
[1596] A pleasant conceited comedie, called, A knacke to know an honest man. As it hath beene sundrie times plaied about the citie of London.
J. S. / [1642] A pleasant conference betweene a popish recusant, and a Protestant maid.: By way of question and answer, touching, some passages in religion. By J. S.
[ca. 1624] A Pleasant countrey maying song: to the tune of the Popes machina.
Nicholas, Thomas, b. ca. 1532. / [1583] A pleasant description of the fortunate ilandes, called the Ilands of Canaria vvith their straunge fruits and commodities. Verie delectable to read, to the praise of God. Composed by the poore pilgrime.
Jordan, Thomas, 1612?-1685? / [1660] [A] pleasant dialogue between the country-man and citizen, presented to my Lord Generall and Councell of State, at their last dinner at Drapers Hall. March the 28. 1660. The tune is, She never love thee more.
[1685] A pleasant dialogue betwixt honest John and loving Kate The contrivance of their marriage and way how to live. Readers, Her's a loving pair, shortly to be married are, honest John and loving Kate to each other prove a mate, I wish them both in joy to live since heart to each the other give.
[1685] A pleasant dialogue betwixt two vvanton ladies of pleasure; or, The Dutchess of Porsmouths woful farwel to her former felicity. One lady she couragiously stands in her own defence; the other now doth seem to b[ow,] her colours are display'd, assuredly none can deny, the words she speaks is sence: she is content, her mind is but, still to maintain her trade. Tune of, Tan tarra rara, tan tivee.
T. N., fl. 1579. / [1579] A pleasant dialogue. betweene a lady called Listra, and a pilgrim Concerning the gouernment and common weale of the great prouince of Crangalor. 1579.
C. H. / [1650?] A pleasant discourse betweene conscience and plain-dealing Discovering their trauels, and hard fortunes since these times began; and what hard shifts they have bin put too, for want of entertainment. With their resolution once more to try their fortunes; and to discover in their travels, all that are enemies to conscience and plain-dealing: and to give notice to all honest men, in all cities, and towns, to beware of their hipocriticall double dealing, in their tradings. Then listen all people now, for we are fully bent to tel knavs their own, & give honest men content. Written by C.H. a well-wisher to conscience & plain-dealing; and to ask those that will entertaine them. But for him that wishes ill to them, or mee pray pass a long, A.K.I.C.U.B.
[1678?] A pleasant discourse of a young gentle-woman to her husband the Quaker. To the tune of, Let Mary live long.
[ca. 1620] A pleasant ditty, of a maydens vow, that faine would marry, and yet knew not how To the tune of O no, no, no, not yet.
[1681] A Pleasant funeral-oration at the interment of the three lately deceased Tower-Lyons
López de Gómara, Francisco, 1511-1564. / [1578] The pleasant historie of the conquest of the VVeast India, now called new Spayne atchieued by the vvorthy prince Hernando Cortes Marques of the valley of Huaxacac, most delectable to reade: translated out of the Spanishe tongue, by T.N. Anno. 1578.
[anno, 1663] A pleasant history of Roswall and Lillian. Declaring the occasional of Roswall his removing from his native kingdom, to the kingdom of Bealm, and what befell him in his journey from his steward ; the entertainment he met with from an aged wife ; his education in school ; with his fortunate admission to be servant to Lillian the kings only daughter, with whom he fell deeply in love ... his thankfull remembrance of his friends ; the number of his children, and their good fortune, all worthy reading.
[1637] A pleasant history of the life and death of Will Summers And how hee came first to be knowne at the court, and how he came up to London, and by what meanes hee got to be King Henry the eights iester. With the entertainment that his cozen Patch, Cardinall Wolsey's foole, gave him at his Lords house, and how the hogs-heads of gold were known by this meanes, and were seized on at his seller in old Fish-street.
[1687?] The pleasant history of Thomas Hickathrift
[1690?] The pleasant history of Tom Ladle; with the transactions of Peter the plowman, and Betty his mother Licensed according to order.
[ca. 1628] A Pleasant new ballad of two louers: to a pleasant new tune.
[ca. 1630] A pleasant new ballad to sing both even and morne, of the bloody murther of Sir John Barley-corne. To the tune of, Shall I lye beyond thee.
[ca. 1615] A Pleasant new ditty, called the new So ho: to a pleasant new tune.
[ca. 1640] A pleasant new song betwixt the saylor and his love. To the tune of Dulcina.
Crouch, Humphrey, fl. 1635-1671. / [1640?] A pleasant new song that plainely doth show that al are beggers, both high and low, a meane estate let none despise for tis not money that makes a man wise to the tune of Cuckolds all a row / Humfrey Crowch.
[1630?] A pleasant new song, if youle heare it, you may, of a north-country-lasse that had lost her way. To a new court tnne [sic].
Wade, John, fl. 1660-1680. / [between 1671 and 1674] A pleasant new song, in praise of the leather bottell. To the tune of, The bottel-makers delight.
[ca. 1616] A pleasant new songe of a iouiall tinker: to a pleasant new tune, called, Fly brasse.
[1596] Pleasant quippes for vpstart nevvfangled gentlevvomen.
[1595] A pleasant satyre or poesie wherein is discouered the Catholicon of Spayne, and the chiefe leaders of the League. Finelie fetcht ouer, and laide open in their colours. Newly turned out of French into English.
[ca. 1614] A Pleasant song, made by a souldier: whose bringing vp had bin dainty, and partly fed by those affections of his vnbridled youth, is now beaten with his owne rod, and therefore tearmeth this his repentance, the fall of his folly : to the tune of Calino.
[1681] A pleasant spelling-piece spelling the most variously written syllables in the Bible, or elsewhere, with such distinction, plain and delightful demonstrations, that the least reading child may quickly become perfect in spelling. VVith such an introduction into the Latine-tongue, as renders that whole tongue attainable with far less charge to memory, than the very grammar-rules hitherto have been. To this sweet method let us all apply, leav't not to Rome, Spain, France, or Germany: VVho ne'r well yet distinguish'd th' grounds of speech, Let us them teach, not they us I beseech.
[1698] A pleasant [d]ialogue between a Protestant school-boy, and a Popish priest concerning the present times, as they met at Hide-Park corner, last Fryday. [Illegible] particularly, touching Popish saints, transubstantiation, infallibility, bulls, limbus patrum, miracles of the meal-tub, Monmouth's business, the race at Salisbury, &c. Also, something relating to the late unhappy fire at Whitehall.
[1607] A pleasaunt conceited historie, called The taming of a shrew. As it hath beene sundry times acted by the right Honourable the Earle of Pembrooke his Seruants.
Boccaccio, Giovanni, 1313-1375. / [Anno Domini. 1567] A pleasaunt disport of diuers noble personages: written in Italian by M. Iohn Bocace Florentine and poet laureat: in his boke vvhich is entituled Philocopo. And nowe Englished by H. G.
Hurtado de Mendoza, Diego, 1503-1575. / [1586] The pleasaunt historie of Lazarillo de Tormes a Spaniarde wherein is conteined his marueilous deedes and life. With the straunge aduentures happened to him in the seruice of sundrie masters. Drawen out of Spanish by Dauid Rouland of Anglesey.
Leigh, Valentine, fl. 1562. / [1552?] The pleasaunt playne and pythye pathewaye leadynge to a vertues and honest lyfe no lesse profytable, then delectable. V.L.
Royal African Company. / [1690] Please to take notice that Tuesday the 4th. of February, 1689 between eleven and twelve a clock, is appointed a general court ...
Crowley, Robert, 1518?-1588. / [Anno domini .M.D.L.I. 1551] Pleasure and payne, heauen and hell: Remembre these foure, and all shall be well. Compyled by Roberte Crowley, Anno domini, MDLI.
[1688] The Pleasures of matrimony intermix'd with variety of merry and delightful stories : containing the charms and contentments of wooing and wedlock in all its injoyments, recreations, and divertisements.
Newman, Arthur. / [1619] Pleasures vision with deserts complaint, and a short dialogue of a womans properties, betweene an old man and a young. By Arthur Newman of the Middle Temple Gent.
Saunders, Richard, d. 1692. / [1651] Plenary possession makes a lawfull power: or Subjection to powers that are in being proved to be lawfull and necessary,: in a sermon / preached before the judges in Exeter March 23. 1650. By Richard Saunders, preacher of the Gospel at Kentisbeer in Devon.
Goodwin, John, 1594?-1665. / [1670] Pleroma to Pneumatikon, or, A being filled with the Spirit wherein is proved that it is a duty incumbent on all men (especially believers) that they be filled with the spirit of God ... : as also the divinity, or Godhead of the Holy Ghost asserted ... : the necessity of the ministry of the Gospel (called the ministry of the Spirit) discussed ... : all heretofore delivered in several sermons from Ephes. 5. 18 / by ... Mr. John Goodwin ... ; and published after his death ...
Pliny, the Younger. / [Printed in the yeare 1644. i.e. 1645] Pliny's panegyricke:: a speech in Senate: wherein publike thankes are presented to the Emperour Traian, / by C. Plinius Cæcilius Secundus Consul of Rome. Translated out of the originall Latin, illustrated with annotations, and dedicated to the prince, by Sr Rob. Stapylton Knight, Gent. in Ordinary of the Privy Chamber to His Highnesse.
[1696] The plot. A poem.
True-hearted well-wisher to Great Brittanes happinesse. / [1641] The plot discovered and counterplotted: commended in a letter to a private friend, / from a true-hearted well-wisher to great Britains happinesse.
Stuart, George. / [1648] A plot discovered,: in which, divers cavaliers of Scotland should have surprised Barwick. Also how the Marquesse of Arguile, the Earle of Crawford Linsey, Earl of Lanerick, and Major Innis, met in the field upon a challenge to fight, and the proceedings of the Parliament therein. With five propositions concerning the King, the amity of the kingdomes, reformation in religion, and the keeping of the Covenant. Agreed on by the Generall Assembly of the Kirk, and presented to the Parliament of Scotland, March I. 1647. And published for the members of that church and kingdome, and brethren of the ministery.
Adee, N. (Nicholas), d. 1701. / [1685] A plot for a crown in a visitation-sermon, at Cricklade, May the fifteenth, 1682 : being a parallel between the heir and husband-men in the parable, and the rightful prince and his excluders in Parliament / by N. Adee ...
Philopatris. / [1681] The plot in a dream, or, The discoverer in masquerade in a succinct discourse and narrative of the late and present designs of the papists against the King and government : illustrated with copper plates / by Philopatris.
[1641] A Plot lately discovered for the taking of the Tower, by negromancie for the deliverance of the Archbishop, discovered by a mathematician in Southwarke, who after some serious debate with himself revealed the conspiracie to many eminent men : for which thirty Papists most inhumanely beset his house, and pursued him as far as Lambred upon Trent, where they most barbarously murdered him : some are taken, and lie in hold, to the mercy of justice.
[1679] Plot or no plot, or Sir W---m and his spy foil'd. A new ballad.
[1681?] The Plot reviv'd, or A memorial of the late and present Popish Plots published to refresh the memories of all undepraved Englishmen ...
Wood, Thomas, 17th cent. / [1661] A plot to disseize God of his right defeated, and the contrivers punished discovered in a sermon preached in the Cathedral of S. Paul, on the 15th of September, 1661, before the Right Honorable Sir Richard Browne, Knight and Baronet, Lord Mayor of the city of London / by Tho. Wood ...
Contzen, Adam, 1571-1635. / [1653] The plots of Jesuites:: (viz. of Robert Parsons an English-man, Adam Contzen a Moguntine, Tho. Campanella a Spaniard, &c.) how to bring England to the Romane religion without tumult. Translated out of the original copies.
Crant, Thomas. / [1644] The plott and progresse of the Irish rebellion.: Wherein is discovered the Machavilian policie of the Earle of Straford, Sir George Ratcliffe and others. Shewing what countenance that rebellion hath had against the Protestants of England, (which doth now too manifestly appeare) by his Majesties granting a free and generall pardon to the rebells in Ireland. And authorizing the calling of a new Parliament in Ireland, according to the rebells desires, of late condiscended unto at Oxford. Printed and published according to order.
Palmer, Samuel, d. 1724. / [1680] The plotters doom wherein the wicked plots, plotters, and their confederates are detected and sentenced by the Holy Scriptures : in a late sermon upon the hellish plots which have been discovered in these nations, and may be an answer to Mr. H's late sermon upon Curse ye Meroz / by a sincere Protestant and true son of the church.
[1643] The plotts revealed and the Parliament vindicated: or a full discovery of the wicked designes, plotts and conspiracies of Iesuites, papists, popish prelates, and other popishly affected persons, from before the beginning of his now majesties raigne, unto this present for the rooting out of the true Protestant religion, and to establish popery in this kingdome; with the severall waies and meanes this designe hath beene prosecuted. Setting forth the true causes and end of this uniust warre against the Parliament; and the point fully proved, that this warre is no new quarrell, nor caused by the militia but devillish malice against the intended reformation of the true Protestant Religion, plotted by Jesuites, and now managed by English and Irish papists and their abbettors. With a brief narration and vindication of the whole proceeding of this Parliament, from the beginning to this present; justified by nature, law and religion, against the false calumniations of all malignants, and sundry scurrilous and abusive pamphlets, of late printed to delude and deceive the kingdome:and lastly, may serve as a sufficient encouragement to all the people of this kingdome, to be no longer gazers on, but put their hands to the worke, b[---] a speedy uniting, with the hazard of life and fortune, in defence of Gods true worship, your owne rights, liberties, and this present parliament. Printed by order.
[1566] [The plucking down of the romish church]:
R. H. / [1672] Plus ultra, or, The second part of the character of a Quaker with reflections on a pittiful sheet, pretended to be an answer to the former.
[1661] Plusieurs tres-bons cases come ils estoyent adjudgees es trois premiers ans du raign du feu roy Charles le premier en la Court de bank le roy, non encore publiees per aucun autre / colligees per le feu scavant & tres-erudite homme Monsieur Jean Latch ... ; avec deux tables parfaits des matieres notables & nosmes des cases comprises la dedans, publiees per Edward Walpoole de Grays-Inne Esq.
Plutarch. / [MDCXCI 1691] Plutarch's morals. Part 2. translated from the Greek by several hands.
Plutarch. / [MDCXCI 1691] Plutarch's morals. Part 4. translated from the Greek by several hands.
Plutarch. / [MDCXCI 1691] Plutarch's morals. Part 5. translated from the Greek by several hands.