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Phillips, Edward. The mysteries of love & eloquence, or, the arts of vvooing and complementing ; as they are manag'd in the Spring Garden, Hide Park, the New Exchange, and other eminent places. A work, in which are drawn to the life, the deportments of the most accomplisht persons, the mode of their courtly entertainments, treatments of their ladies at balls, their accustom'd sports, drolles and fancies, the witchcrafts of their perswasive language, in their approaches, or other more secret dispatches. To compleat the young practioners of love and courtship, these following conducing helps are chiefly insisted on. Addresses, and set forms of expressions for imitation; poems, pleasant songs, letters, proverbs, riddles, jeasts, posies, devices, a la mode pastimes, a dictionary for the making of rimes, four hundred and fifty delightful questions, with their several answers. As also epithets, and flourishing similitudes, alphabetically collected, and so properly applied to their serveral [sic] subjects, that they may be rendred admirably useful on the sudden occasions of discourse or writing. Together, with a new invented art of logick, so plain and easie by way of questions and answers, that the meanest capacity may in a short time attain to a perfection in the wayes of arguing and disputing

Poole, Josua. The English Parnassus, or, A help to English poesie : containing a collection of all the rhythming monosyllables, the choicest epithets and phrases : with some general forms upon all occasions, subjects, and themes, alphabetically digested

English Parnassus