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Quotations used in the conference programme are from the following texts. Quotations link to the page where they appear, and titles to each text’s record. With 2 exceptions, these appear in ProQuest’s Early English Books Online (EEBO). The exceptions are the Aldrovandi bird, and the Mallinkrodt conference logo and programme title page, which appear in ProQuest’s Early European Books (EEB), and the Bodleian Libraries’ catalogue, respectively.

1. our Twitter bird

Ulisse Aldrovandi, Ornithologiae, hoc est de avibus historiae, libri XII (1599).

2.exercise thy self in the Analysis of many examples

Johann Heinrich AlstedTemplum musicum, or, The musical synopsis of the learned and famous Johannes-Henricus-Alstedius being a compendium of the rudiments both of the mathematical and practical part of musick, of which subject not any book is extant in our English tongue / faithfully translated out of Latin by John Birchensha (1664).

3.We have very great Numbers of excellent Books […] so that we know no Nation that in their own tongue hath the like.

Anon.The Agreement of divers ministers of Christ in the county of Worcester, and some adjacent parts, for catechizing or personalinstructing all in their parishes, that will consent thereunto.Containing I. The articles of our agreement. II. An exhortation to the people to submit to this necessary work. III. The profession of faith, and catechism, which we desire them first to learn (1656).

4.Let ’em drink Coffee

Anon.A Cup of coffee, or, Coffee in its colours (1663).

5.FINIS or not FINIS As Mr Dryden pleaseth

Anon., The Friendly vindication of Mr. Dryden from the censure of the Rota by his cabal of wits (1673).

6.the sports and musings of a wise man

Jean-Louis Guez BalzacAristippus, or, Monsr. De Balsacs Masterpiece Being a Discourse Concerning the Court (1659).

7.great Lords, who drink TEA

Thomas Pope BlountA natural history containing many not common observations extracted out of the best modern writers (1693).

8.a very magnificent and wise woman

Heinrich BuentingItinerarium totius Sacrae Scripturae, or, The travels of the holy patriarchs, prophets, judges, kings, our Saviour Christ and his apostles (1682).

9.Oh! welcome Friend!

Colley CibberXerxes, a tragedy as it is acted at the New Theatre in Little Lincoln’s-Inn Fields (1699).

10.great projects and entendments

William ChillingworthThe religion of Protestants a safe way to salvation, or, An answer to a book entituled, Mercy and truth, or, Charity maintain’d by Catholiques, which pretends to prove the contrary to which is added in this third impression The apostolical institution of episcopacy: as also IX sermons… (1664).

11.a most splendid Feast

J d Crull, The Present condition of the Muscovite empire till the year 1699 in two letters: the first from a gentleman who was conversant with the Muscovite ambassadour in Holland, the second from a person of quality at Vienna, concerning the late Muscovite embassy, his present czarish majesty, the Russian empire and Great-Tartary: with the life of the present emperour of China, by Father J. Bouvet, missionary / by the author of The antient and present state of Muscovy (1699).

12.Many excellent feats of Learning in Men […] lie dead and buried in oblivion, and cannot be brought to any perfection for want of some patronage

John DuryA seasonable discourse written by Mr. Iohn Dury upon the earnest requests of many, briefly shewing these particulars 1. What the grounds and method of our reformation ought to be in religion and learning. 2. How even in these times of distraction, the worke may be advanced. By the knowledge of Orientall tongues and Jewish mysteries. By an agency for advancement of universall learning (1649).

13.grand designes of good learning

John GaudenA sermon preached in St. Pauls Church London … February 28, 1659 being a day of solemn thanksgiving unto God for restoring of the excluded members of Parliament to the House of Commons (1660).

14.drinke wine merily

Anthony Gilby, The testaments of the [twelue] patriarches the sonnes [of] Iacob: translated out of the Greeke [into] Latine by Robert Grosthed, some[time] Byshop of Lyncolne, and out of his copye into French and Dutch by others: Now Englished by A. G. To the credit whereof an auncient Greeke copye written in parchment, is kept in the Vniversitie Library of Cambridge (1576).

15.there is great iudgement required

Ben JonsonThe workes of Beniamin Ionson (1616).

16. good table-talke

LivyThe Romane historie vvritten by T. Livius of Padua. Also, the Breviaries of L. Florus: with a chronologie to the whole historie: and the Topographie of Rome in old time. Translated out of Latine into English, by Philemon Holland, Doctor in Physicke (1600).

17. conference logo and programme title page

Bernhard von MallinckrodtDe ortu ac progressu artis typographicæ dissertatio historica, in qua de auctoribus et loco inuentionis inquiritur, proque Moguntinis contra Harlemenses concluditur (1640).

18. filled with magnificent Ideas

Pierre Monier, The History of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Graving, and of those who have Excell’d in them (1699).

19. fie vpon this quiet life, I want worke

William ShakespeareThe history of Henrie the Fourth vvith the battell at Shrewsburie, betweene the King and Lord Henry Percy, surnamed Henrie Hotspur of the north. With the humorous conceits of Sir Iohn Falstalffe [sic] (1598).

20.Ile bestow a breakfast to make […] thee friendes

Dost thou thurst

William ShakespeareThe cronicle history of Henry the fift with his battell fought at Agin Court in France. Togither with Auntient Pistoll. As it hath bene sundry times playd by the Right honorable the Lord Chamberlaine his seruants (1600).

21.shall we refresh vs sir

William Shakespeare, The late, and much admired play, called Pericles, Prince of Tyre With the true relation of the whole historie, aduentures, and fortunes of the said prince: as also, the no lesse strange, and worthy accidents, in the birth and life, of his daughter Mariana. As it hath been diuers and sundry times acted by his Maiesties Seruants, at the Globe on the Banck-side. (1609).

22.I, now am I in Arden, the more foole I, when I was at home I was in a better place, but Trauellers must be content.” (As You Like It)

23.The Play’s the thing” (Hamlet)

William Shakespeare, Mr. VVilliam Shakespeares comedies, histories, & tragedies Published according to the true originall copies (1623).

24.the true meaning of a place

Edward StillingfleetA relation of a conference held about religion at London, the third of April, 1676 by Edw. Stillingfleet…and Gilbert Burnet, with some gentlemen of the Church of Rome (1676).

25.a Text indeed, dark and most intricate

Anthony WalkerPlanctus unigeniti et spes resuscitandi, or, The bitter sorrows for a first born sweetened with the hopes of a better resurrection with consolations, moral and divine, against the death of friends, suited to the present occasion :delivered in a funeral sermon at Felsted in Essex, May 23, 1664, at the solemn interment of … Charles Lord Rich, the only child of … the Earle of Warwick (1664).

26.Continval toile, and labour, is not beste:
But sometimes cease, and rest thy wearie bones

Geffrey WhitneyA choice of emblemes, and other deuises, for the moste parte gathered out of sundrie writers, Englished and moralized. And diuers newly deuised, by Geffrey Whitney. A worke adorned with varietie of matter, both pleasant and profitable: wherein those that please, maye finde to fit their fancies: bicause herein, by the office of the eie, and the eare, the minde maye reape dooble delighte throughe holsome preceptes, shadowed with pleasant deuises: both fit for the vertuous, to their incoraging: and for the wicked, for their admonishing and amendment (1586).

27.This engine of the Muses doth disperse
Arts best achievements, both in Prose and Verse:
It vents with ease, labours of learned braines,
And doth the hand quit from a world of paines:

George WitherThe great assises holden in Parnassus by Apollo and his assesours: at which session are arraigned Mercurius Britanicus. Mercurius Aulicus. Mercurius Civicus. The scout. The writer of Diurnalls. The intelligencer. The writer of Occurrences. The writer of Passages. The post. The spye. The writer of weekly Accounts. The Scottish dove, &c. (1645).

28.Writings that are commonly in mens hands are not commonly read, not alwayes understood, never sifted

Laurence WomockArcana dogmatum anti-remonstrantium. Or the Calvinists cabinet unlock’d. In an apology for Tilenus, against a pretended vindication of the synod of Dort. At the provocation of Master R. Baxter, held forth in the preface to his Grotian religion. Together, with a few soft drops let fall upon the papers of Master Hickman (1659).

29. Good friends adieu till further time

John Woodall, The Surgeons Mate, or, Military & Domestique Surgery, (1655).

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