The compleat English secretary and newest academy of complements. Containing the true art of indicting letters, suitable to the capacity of youth and age. Relating to Familier Conversation between Friends and Acquaintance, Husband and Wife, Children and Parents, Masters and Apprentices, Brothers and Sisters, and Kindred in general; also Love Letters on all Occasions; with others relating to Trade and Business of all Natures, being suited in an apt, easie, and plain stile. Likewise Instructions for Directing, Superscribing and Subscribing Letters; also the titles of Persons of Quality, and all other Degrees. With Dialogues very witry and pleasant, relating to Love, Familiar Discourse, and other Matters for the improving the elegancy of the English Speech, and Accomplishment in Discourse. To which is added. 1. The art of good breeding and behaviour, together with Instructions for Carving Fish Fresh, and Fowl, after the newest Manner. 2. The English Fortune-Teller, as to what relares to good and bad Fortune in Maids, Widows. Widowers and Batchelors. 3. Joyful Tydings to the Female Sex. 4. A Treatise of Moles. 5. The Interpretation of Dreams. 6. The comical humours of the jovial London gossips, in a Dialogue between a Maid, a Wife, and a Widow, over a Cup of the Creature. With a collection of the newest play-house songs

Main Author: Scougal, Henry
Format: eBook
Published: London printed by and for C. Brown, and T. Norris, and sold at the Looking Glass on London Bridge 1714, 1714
Online Access:
Collection: Eighteenth Century Collections Online / ECCO - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Item Description:English Short Title Catalog, T188601. - First published in 1669 as 'A new academy of complements'. - Price from imprint: price bound 1 s. - Reproduction of original from Bodleian Library (Oxford). - With a final advertisement leaf
Physical Description:Online-Ressource (191,[3]p) ill 12°