Perimedes the blacke-smith a golden methode, how to vse the minde in pleasant and profitable exercise: wherein is contained speciall principles fit for the highest to imitate, and the meanest to put in practise, how best to spend the wearie winters nights, or the longest summers euenings, in honest and delightfull recreation: wherein we may learne to auoide idlenesse and wanton scurrilitie, vvhich diuers appoint as the end of their pastimes. Heerein are interlaced three merrie and necessarie discourses fit for our time: with certaine pleasant histories and tragicall tales, which may breed delight to all, and offence to none.

Title

Perimedes the blacke-smith a golden methode, how to vse the minde in pleasant and profitable exercise: wherein is contained speciall principles fit for the highest to imitate, and the meanest to put in practise, how best to spend the wearie winters nights, or the longest summers euenings, in honest and delightfull recreation: wherein we may learne to auoide idlenesse and wanton scurrilitie, vvhich diuers appoint as the end of their pastimes. Heerein are interlaced three merrie and necessarie discourses fit for our time: with certaine pleasant histories and tragicall tales, which may breed delight to all, and offence to none.

Author

Greene, Robert, 1558?-1592.

Date

1588

Place of Publication

London

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Languages

English

Editorial Practice

Dedication signed: Robert Greene. Signatures: A-H⁴ (-H4). Reproduction of the original in the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.

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Identifiers
  • OTA: A02153
  • PURL: http://purl.ox.ac.uk/ota/A02153
  • DLPS: A02153
  • STC: STC 12295
  • STC: ESTC S105812
  • EEBO-CITATION: 99841538
  • PROQUEST: 99841538
  • VID: 6127