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CHARACTER WRITINGS OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.1
JOSEPH HALL1
JOHN EARLE1
GEOFFREY MINSHULL3
WYE SALTONSTALL3
CHARACTERS PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1647 AND 16653
CHARACTERS PUBLISHED BETWEEN 1673 AND 16893
CHARACTER WRITING AFTER THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.4
CHARACTER WRITINGS4
STUPIDITY.5
A RUFFLER.6
A TRAVELLER.8
THE TRUE CRITIC.9
THE CHARACTER OF THE PERSONS.9
SIR THOMAS OVERBURY’S CHARACTERS;13
A VERY WOMAN.13
HER NEXT PART.14
A DISSEMBLER15
A COURTIER,15
A GOLDEN ASS15
A FLATTERER16
AN IGNORANT GLORY-HUNTER16
A TIMIST16
AN AMORIST17
AN AFFECTED TRAVELLER17
A WISE MAN18
A NOBLE SPIRIT18
AN OLD MAN19
A COUNTRY GENTLEMAN20
A FINE GENTLEMAN20
AN ELDER BROTHER21
A BRAGGADOCIO WELSHMAN21
A PEDANT.21
A SERVING-MAN22
AN HOST22
AN OSTLER22
THE TRUE CHARACTER OF A DUNCE.23
A GOOD WIFE24
A MELANCHOLY MAN24
A SAILOR25
A SOLDIER26
A TAILOR26
A PURITAN27
A MERE COMMON LAWYER28
A MERE SCHOLAR.29
A TINKER30
AN APPARITOR31
AN ALMANAC-MAKER31
A HYPOCRITE32
A CHAMBERMAID.35
A PRECISIAN.35
AN INNS OF COURT MAN.36
A MERE FELLOW OF AN HOUSE.36
A WORTHY COMMANDER IN THE WARS37
A VAINGLORIOUS COWARD IN COMMAND38
A PIRATE,38
AN ORDINARY FENCER39
A PUNY CLERK.39
A FOOTMAN.40
A NOBLE AND RETIRED HOUSEKEEPER40
AN INTRUDER INTO FAVOUR41
A FAIR AND HAPPY MILKMAID41
AN ARRANT HORSE-COURSER42
A ROARING BOY.43
A DRUNKEN DUTCHMAN RESIDENT IN ENGLAND44
A PHANTASTIQUE:  AN IMPROVIDENT YOUNG GALLANT,44
A BUTTON-MAKER OF AMSTERDAM45
A DISTASTER OF THE TIME45
A MERE FELLOW OF AN HOUSE46
A MERE PETTIFOGGER46
AN INGROSSER OF CORN.47
A DEVILISH USURER47
A WATERMAN49
A REVEREND JUDGE49
A VIRTUOUS WIDOW50
AN ORDINARY WIDOW50
A QUACK-SALVER51
A CANTING ROGUE.52
A FRENCH COOK.52
A SEXTON52
A JESUIT53
AN EXCELLENT ACTOR.53
A FRANKLIN.54
A RHYMER55
A COVETOUS MAN.55
THE PROUD MAN56
A PRISON.57
A PRISONER58
A CREDITOR59
A SERGEANT60
HIS YEOMAN61
A COMMON CRUEL JAILOR61
WHAT A CHARACTER IS.62
THE CHARACTER OF A HAPPY LIFE.63
AN ESSAY OF VALOUR.63
JOSEPH HALL’S65
A DOMESTIC CHAPLAIN.66
CHARACTERS OF VIRTUES AND VICES.68
THE FIRST BOOK.69
THE PROEM.69
CHARACTER OF THE WISE MAN.70
OF AN HONEST MAN.71
OF THE FAITHFUL MAN.72
OF THE HUMBLE MAN.73
OF A VALIANT MAN.74
OF A PATIENT MAN.74
OF THE TRUE FRIEND.75
OF THE TRULY NOBLE.77
OF THE GOOD MAGISTRATE.78
OF THE PENITENT.79
HE IS A HAPPY MAN80
THE SECOND BOOK.82
THE PROEM.82
CHARACTER OF THE HYPOCRITE.83
OF THE BUSYBODY.84
OF THE SUPERSTITIOUS.85
OF THE PROFANE.86
OF THE MALCONTENT.87
OF THE INCONSTANT.88
OF THE FLATTERER.89
OF THE SLOTHFUL.90
OF THE COVETOUS.91
OF THE VAINGLORIOUS.93
OF THE PRESUMPTUOUS.94
OF THE DISTRUSTFUL.95
OF THE AMBITIOUS.96
OF THE UNTHRIFT.97
OF THE ENVIOUS.98
JOHN EARLE99
MICROCOSMOGRAPHY;101
A CHILD101
A YOUNG RAW PREACHER102
A GRAVE DIVINE103
A MERE DULL PHYSICIAN.104
AN ALDERMAN.104
A DISCONTENTED MAN105
AN ANTIQUARY.106
A YOUNGER BROTHER.106
A MERE FORMAL MAN107
A CHURCH-PAPIST107
A SELF-CONCEITED MAN108
A TOO IDLY RESERVED MAN109
A TAVERN109
A SHARK110
A CARRIER111
AN OLD COLLEGE BUTLER112
AN UPSTART COUNTRY KNIGHT113
AN IDLE GALLANT113
A CONSTABLE114
A DOWN-RIGHT SCHOLAR114
A PLAIN COUNTRY FELLOW115
A PLAYER.116
A DETRACTOR117
A YOUNG GENTLEMAN OF THE UNIVERSITY117
A WEAK MAN118
A TOBACCO-SELLER119
A POT-POET119
A PLAUSIBLE MAN120
A BOWL-ALLEY120
THE WORLD’S WISE MAN121
A SURGEON121
A CONTEMPLATIVE MAN122
A SHE PRECISE HYPOCRITE122
A SCEPTIC IN RELIGION124
AN ATTORNEY.125
A PARTIAL MAN125
A TRUMPETER126
A VULGAR-SPIRITED MAN126
A PLODDING STUDENT127
PAUL’S WALK[64]127
A COOK.128
A BOLD FORWARD MAN129
A BAKER.130
A PRETENDER TO LEARNING130
A HERALD131
THE COMMON SINGING-MEN IN CATHEDRAL CHURCHES131
A BLUNT MAN132
A HANDSOME HOSTESS133
A CRITIC133
A SERGEANT, OR CATCH-POLE133
A UNIVERSITY DUN134
A STAID MAN134
A MODEST MAN135
A MERE EMPTY WIT136
A DRUNKARD137
A PRISON137
A SERVING MAN138
AN INSOLENT MAN139
ACQUAINTANCE139
A MERE COMPLIMENTAL MAN140
A POOR FIDDLER141
A MEDDLING MAN141
A GOOD OLD MAN142
A FLATTERER142
A HIGH-SPIRITED MAN143
A MERE GULL CITIZEN144
A LASCIVIOUS MAN145
A RASH MAN145
AN AFFECTED MAN146
A PROFANE MAN147
A COWARD147
A SORDID RICH MAN148
A MERE GREAT MAN148
A POOR MAN149
AN ORDINARY HONEST MAN150
A SUSPICIOUS OR JEALOUS MAN150
NICHOLAS BRETON151
CHARACTERS UPON ESSAYS,152
WISDOM.152
LEARNING.153
KNOWLEDGE.154
PRACTICE.154
PATIENCE.155
LOVE.156
PEACE.156
WAR.157
VALOUR.158
RESOLUTION.158
HONOUR.159
TRUTH.159
TIME.160
DEATH.161
FAITH.161
FEAR.161
OF STUDIES.162
THE GOOD AND THE BAD;163
DESCRIPTIONS OF THE WORTHIES AND163
A WORTHY KING.163
AN UNWORTHY KING.163
A WORTHY QUEEN.163
A WORTHY PRINCE.164
AN UNWORTHY PRINCE.164
A WORTHY PRIVY COUNCILLOR.164
AN UNWORTHY COUNCILLOR.165
A NOBLEMAN.165
AN UNNOBLE MAN.165
A WORTHY BISHOP.166
AN UNWORTHY BISHOP.166
A WORTHY JUDGE.166
AN UNWORTHY JUDGE.167
A WORTHY KNIGHT.167
AN UNWORTHY KNIGHT.167
A WORTHY GENTLEMAN.168
AN UNWORTHY GENTLEMAN.168
A WORTHY LAWYER.168
AN UNWORTHY LAWYER.169
A WORTHY SOLDIER.169
AN UNTRAINED SOLDIER.169
A WORTHY PHYSICIAN.170
AN UNWORTHY PHYSICIAN.170
A WORTHY MERCHANT.171
AN UNWORTHY MERCHANT.171
A GOOD MAN.171
AN ATHEIST OR MOST BAD MAN.172
A WISE MAN.172
A FOOL.173
AN HONEST MAN.173
A KNAVE.173
AN USURER.174
A BEGGAR.174
A VIRGIN.175
A WANTON WOMAN.175
A QUIET WOMAN.175
AN UNQUIET WOMAN.176
A GOOD WIFE.176
AN EFFEMINATE FOOL.176
A PARASITE.177
A DRUNKARD.177
A COWARD.177
AN HONEST POOR MAN.178
A JUST MAN.178
A REPENTANT SINNER.178
A REPROBATE.179
AN OLD MAN.179
A YOUNG MAN.179
A HOLY MAN.180
GEOFFREY MINSHULL.180
A CHARACTER OF A PRISONER.181
HENRY PARROT [?].182
A SCOLD182
A GOOD WIFE182
PLAYER183
A CORRANTO-COINER184
JOHN MILTON,186
ON THE UNIVERSITY CARRIER,187
ANOTHER ON THE SAME.188
WYE SALTONSTALL,188
THE TERM189
THE HORSE190
PAMPHLETS191
JOHN CLEVELAND,191
192
THE CHARACTER OF A DIURNAL-MAKER.195
THE CHARACTER OF A LONDON DIURNAL.198
THE VALIANT MAN.203
SAMUEL BUTLER,204
CHARACTERS.204
A DEGENERATE NOBLE; OR, ONE THAT IS PROUD OF HIS BIRTH,204
A HUFFING COURTIER205
A COURT BEGGAR207
A BUMPKIN OR COUNTRY SQUIRE208
AN ANTIQUARY209
A PROUD MAN211
A SMALL POET212
A PHILOSOPHER218
A MELANCHOLY MAN219
A TRAVELLER220
A CURIOUS MAN221
A HERALD222
A VIRTUOSO223
AN INTELLIGENCER225
A QUIBBLER226
A TIME-SERVER227
A PRATER227
A DISPUTANT228
A PROJECTOR229
A COMPLEMENTER230
A CHEAT230
A TEDIOUS MAN231
A PRETENDER232
A NEWSMONGER233
A MODERN CRITIC233
A BUSY MAN234
A PEDANT235
A HUNTER235
AN AFFECTED MAN236
A MEDICINE-TAKER237
THE MISER237
A SWEARER239
THE LUXURIOUS239
AN UNGRATEFUL MAN240
A SQUIRE OF DAMES241
AN HYPOCRITE242
AN OPINIONATER243
A CHOLERIC MAN244
A SUPERSTITIOUS MAN245
A DROLL245
THE OBSTINATE MAN246
A ZEALOT247
THE OVERDOER247
THE RASH MAN248
THE AFFECTED OR FORMAL249
A FLATTERER249
A PRODIGAL250
THE INCONSTANT251
A GLUTTON251
A RIBALD252
A MODERN POLITICIAN253
A MODERN STATESMAN264
A DUKE OF BUCKS265
A FANTASTIC266
AN HARANGUER266
A RANTER268
AN AMORIST268
AN ASTROLOGER269
A LAWYER270
AN EPIGRAMMATIST273
A FANATIC.273
A PROSELYTE.274
A CLOWN275
A WOOER276
AN IMPUDENT MAN277
AN IMITATOR278
A SOT279
A JUGGLER280
A ROMANCE-WRITER280
A LIBELLER281
A FACTIOUS MEMBER282
A PLAY-WRITER283
A MOUNTEBANK284
A WITTOL285
A LITIGIOUS MAN286
A HUMOURIST286
A LEADER OF A FACTION287
A DEBAUCHED MAN288
THE SEDITIOUS MAN288
THE RUDE MAN289
A RABBLE290
A KNIGHT OF THE POST290
AN UNDESERVING FAVOURITE291
A MALICIOUS MAN293
A KNAVE294
APPENDIX.295
CHARACTER OF THE HAPPY WARRIOR.295
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