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The Resource Wits interpreter: the English Parnassus. Or, A sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing : In which briefly the whole mystery of those pleasing witchcrafts of eloquence and love, are made easie in the following subjects: viz. 1. Theatre of courtship, accurate complements. 2. The labyrinth of fancies, new experiments and inventions. 3. Apollo and Orpheus, several love-songs, epigrams, drollerys, and other verses. 4. Cyprian goddess, description of beauty. 5. The muses Elizium, severall poetical fictions. 6. The perfect inditer, letters a la mode. 7. Games and sports now us'd at this day among the gentry of England, &c. 8. Cardinal Richeleiu's key to his manner of writing of letters by cyphers. As also an alphabetical table of the first devisers of sciences and other curiosities; all which are collected with industry and care, for the benefit and delight of those that love ingenious enterprises. The 3d edition with many new additions, by J.C, (electronic resource)

Wits interpreter: the English Parnassus. Or, A sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing : In which briefly the whole mystery of those pleasing witchcrafts of eloquence and love, are made easie in the following subjects: viz. 1. Theatre of courtship, accurate complements. 2. The labyrinth of fancies, new experiments and inventions. 3. Apollo and Orpheus, several love-songs, epigrams, drollerys, and other verses. 4. Cyprian goddess, description of beauty. 5. The muses Elizium, severall poetical fictions. 6. The perfect inditer, letters a la mode. 7. Games and sports now us'd at this day among the gentry of England, &c. 8. Cardinal Richeleiu's key to his manner of writing of letters by cyphers. As also an alphabetical table of the first devisers of sciences and other curiosities; all which are collected with industry and care, for the benefit and delight of those that love ingenious enterprises. The 3d edition with many new additions, by J.C, (electronic resource)

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Wits interpreter: the English Parnassus. Or, A sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing : In which briefly the whole mystery of those pleasing witchcrafts of eloquence and love, are made easie in the following subjects: viz. 1. Theatre of courtship, accurate complements. 2. The labyrinth of fancies, new experiments and inventions. 3. Apollo and Orpheus, several love-songs, epigrams, drollerys, and other verses. 4. Cyprian goddess, description of beauty. 5. The muses Elizium, severall poetical fictions. 6. The perfect inditer, letters a la mode. 7. Games and sports now us'd at this day among the gentry of England, &c. 8. Cardinal Richeleiu's key to his manner of writing of letters by cyphers. As also an alphabetical table of the first devisers of sciences and other curiosities; all which are collected with industry and care, for the benefit and delight of those that love ingenious enterprises. The 3d edition with many new additions, by J.C
Title
Wits interpreter: the English Parnassus. Or, A sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing
Title remainder
In which briefly the whole mystery of those pleasing witchcrafts of eloquence and love, are made easie in the following subjects: viz. 1. Theatre of courtship, accurate complements. 2. The labyrinth of fancies, new experiments and inventions. 3. Apollo and Orpheus, several love-songs, epigrams, drollerys, and other verses. 4. Cyprian goddess, description of beauty. 5. The muses Elizium, severall poetical fictions. 6. The perfect inditer, letters a la mode. 7. Games and sports now us'd at this day among the gentry of England, &c. 8. Cardinal Richeleiu's key to his manner of writing of letters by cyphers. As also an alphabetical table of the first devisers of sciences and other curiosities; all which are collected with industry and care, for the benefit and delight of those that love ingenious enterprises. The 3d edition with many new additions, by J.C
Title variation
  • Witts interpreter or the new Parnassus
  • Wits interpreter, the English Parnassus
  • Sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
UBC
Citation location within source
C6372
Citation source
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996)
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
active 1655
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cotgrave, John
Index
no index present
LC call number
Z2002
LC item number
.U58
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Courtship
  • Letter writing
  • Riddles
  • Medicine
  • Games
  • Gentry
  • Courtship
  • Games
  • Gentry
  • Letter writing
  • Medicine
  • Riddles
  • England
Target audience
general
Label
Wits interpreter: the English Parnassus. Or, A sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing : In which briefly the whole mystery of those pleasing witchcrafts of eloquence and love, are made easie in the following subjects: viz. 1. Theatre of courtship, accurate complements. 2. The labyrinth of fancies, new experiments and inventions. 3. Apollo and Orpheus, several love-songs, epigrams, drollerys, and other verses. 4. Cyprian goddess, description of beauty. 5. The muses Elizium, severall poetical fictions. 6. The perfect inditer, letters a la mode. 7. Games and sports now us'd at this day among the gentry of England, &c. 8. Cardinal Richeleiu's key to his manner of writing of letters by cyphers. As also an alphabetical table of the first devisers of sciences and other curiosities; all which are collected with industry and care, for the benefit and delight of those that love ingenious enterprises. The 3d edition with many new additions, by J.C, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Note
  • J.C. = John Cotgrave
  • Partly in verse
  • The words "1. Theatre of courtship ... of beauty." are gathered by a right brace on title page; the words "5. The muses Elizium ... by cyphers." are gathered by a left brace
  • Reproduction of original in: Henry E. Huntington Library; Folger Shakespeare Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3d edition with many new additions.
Extent
1 online resource ([14], 520 p.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
lossless
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0037000020
  • CL0037000103
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606951691
  • (OCoLC)ocn606951691
Label
Wits interpreter: the English Parnassus. Or, A sure guide to those admirable accomplishments that compleat our English gentry, in the most acceptable qualifications of discourse or writing : In which briefly the whole mystery of those pleasing witchcrafts of eloquence and love, are made easie in the following subjects: viz. 1. Theatre of courtship, accurate complements. 2. The labyrinth of fancies, new experiments and inventions. 3. Apollo and Orpheus, several love-songs, epigrams, drollerys, and other verses. 4. Cyprian goddess, description of beauty. 5. The muses Elizium, severall poetical fictions. 6. The perfect inditer, letters a la mode. 7. Games and sports now us'd at this day among the gentry of England, &c. 8. Cardinal Richeleiu's key to his manner of writing of letters by cyphers. As also an alphabetical table of the first devisers of sciences and other curiosities; all which are collected with industry and care, for the benefit and delight of those that love ingenious enterprises. The 3d edition with many new additions, by J.C, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • J.C. = John Cotgrave
  • Partly in verse
  • The words "1. Theatre of courtship ... of beauty." are gathered by a right brace on title page; the words "5. The muses Elizium ... by cyphers." are gathered by a left brace
  • Reproduction of original in: Henry E. Huntington Library; Folger Shakespeare Library
Antecedent source
file reproduced from microform
Color
black and white
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3d edition with many new additions.
Extent
1 online resource ([14], 520 p.)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
lossless
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
  • CL0037000020
  • CL0037000103
System control number
  • (OCoLC)606951691
  • (OCoLC)ocn606951691

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