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Ascham, Roger. The scholemaster, or plaine and perfite way of teachyng children, to vnderstand, write, and speake, the Latin tong, but specially purposed for the priuate brynging vp of youth in ientlemen and noble mens houses, and commodious also for all In or plaine and perfite way of teachyng children, to vnderstand, write, and speake, the Latin tong, but specially purposed for the priuate brynging vp of youth in ientlemen and noble mens houses, and commodious also for all such, as haue forgot the Latin to. At London: Printed by Iohn Daye, dwelling ouer Aldersgate,, 1570.
Bullokar, William. Bullokars Booke at large, In for the amendment of orthographie for English speech ... London: H. Denham,, 1580.
Day, Angel. The English secretary, or Methode of writing of epistles and letters ... In Also the parts and office of a secretarie, deuided into two bookes. Now newly reuised and in many parts corrected and amended:. London: Printed by P[eter]. S[hort]. for C. Burbie,, 1599.
Robinson, Robert. The art of pronuntiation, In digested into two parts: vox audienda & vox videnda .... London: Printed by N. Okes,, 1617.
Newton, John. School pastime for young children, or, The rudiments of grammar : In in an easie and delightful method, for teaching of children to read English distinctly, and write it truly, in which, by way of preface, a new method is propounded, for the fitting of children first for trades, and then for the Latin, and other languages. London: Printed and are to be sold ... by Robert Walton ...,, 1669.
Lamy, Bernard, Pierre Nicole, and Antoine Arnauld. The art of speaking. London: Printed by W. Godbid, and are to be sold by M. Pitt ...,, 1676.
Le Faucheur, Michel. An essay upon the action of an orator, In as to his pronunciation & gesture. Useful both for divines and lawyers, and necessary for all young gentlemen, that study how to speak well in publick. London: Printed for Nich. Cox at the Golden Bible,, 1680.
Aristotle, Aristotle. Aristotle's Rhetoric; In or, The true grounds and principles of oratory: showing, the right art of pleading and speaking in full assemblies and courts of judicature. Made English by the translator of the art of thinking ... London: Printed by J.B. for R. Taylon,, 1686.
Le Bossu, René, Thomas Bennet, Peter Anthony Motteux, W. J, Fontenelle Fontenelle, and André Dacier. Monsieur Bossu's Treatise of the epick poem: : In containing many curious reflexions, very useful and necessary for the right understanding and judging of the excellencies of Homer and Virgil. London,: Printed for Tho. Bennet at the Half-Moon in St. Paul's Church-yard,,, 1695.
Strong, Nathaniel. England's perfect school-master. Or, Directions for exact spelling, reading, and writing. In Shewing how to spell or read any chapter in the Bible by four and twenty words only. With examples of most words, from one to six syllables .... The 9th ed., much enl. By Nathaniel Strong ... ed. London: Printed by T. W. for B. Billingsly,, 1706.
Walker, William. A treatise of English particles, In shewing much of the variety of their significations and uses in English: and how to render them into Latine according to the propriety and elegancy of that language. With a praxis upon the same.. The 13th ed. London: Printed by J.H. for E. Pawlett,, 1706.
Pope, Alexander, and William Warburton. An essay on criticism. In Written in the year MDCCIX. [London, 1709.
Bysshe, Edward. The art of English poetry containing. The 4th ed. London: Printed for S. Buckley,, 1710.
Turner, W. A short grammar for the English tongue : In for the use of English schools. London: Printed and sold by J. Downing,, 1710.
Bysshe, Edward. The art of English poetry. 5th ed. London: Printed by S. Buckley and sold by J. Churchill [etc.],, 1714.
Watts, Isaac. Horae lyricae : In poems, chiefly of the lyric kind. 3rd ed. London: W. Wilkins for s. Ciff,, 1715.
Bysshe, Edward. The art of English poetry. In Containing: I. Rules for making verses. II. A collection of the most natural, agreeable and sublime thoughts, viz. allusions, similes, descriptions and characters of persons and things, that are to be found in the best English poets. III. A dictionary o. 6th ed. corr. and enl. ed. London: Printed for O. Loyd, T. Varnam and J. Osborn, W. Mears, J. Brown and F. Clay, and J. Hooke,, 1718.
Bysshe, Edward. The art of English poetry: In vol. the IIId and IVth, which, with the two former volumes, make a compleat common-place-book of English poetry, containing the most natural, instructive, diverting and sublime thoughts ... that are in the works of our most celebrated poets, ancient and m. London: Taylor,, 1718.
Gildon, Charles. The complete art of poetry. London: Printed for C. Rivington,, 1718.
Smith, John. The mystery of rhetorick unveiled; In wherein above 130 of the tropes and figures are severally derived from the Greek into English; together, with lively definitions, and variety of Latin, English, and scriptural examples .... 10th ed. London: R. Wilkin,, 1721.
Terrasson, Jean. A critical dissertation upon Homer's Iliad : In where, upon occasion of this poem, a new system of the art of poetry is attempted, founded upon the principles of reason, and the examples of the most illustrious poets, both ancient and modern. London: Printed for J. Peele,, 1722.
Henley, John. The appeal of the oratory to the first ages of Christianity.... A new impression. ed. London: [s.n.],, 1727.
The art of speaking in publik: In or, An essay on the action of an orator; as to his pronunciation and gesture. Useful in the senate or theatre, the court, the camp, as well as the bar and pulpit.. The 2d ed. corr., ed. London: N. Cox,, 1727.
Grey, Richard. Memoria technica: In or, A new method of artificial memory, applied to and exemplified in chronology, history, geography, astronomy. Also Jewish, Grecian and Roman coins, weights and measures, etc., with tables proper to the respective sciences, and memorial lines adapted to . The 2d ed. London: Printed for Charles King [etc.], 1732.