Author: Peacham, Henry, ?? Title: The compleat gentleman fashioning him absolute in the most necessary & commendable qualities concerning. Peacham’s Compleat Gentleman, has 1 rating and 0 reviews. This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint. Herbert E. Cory: “In the tenth chapter of his Compleat Gentleman () Henry Peacham pointed out the value of the study of poetry and closed his review of.

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Paperbackpages. Please go to http: The Physicians will tell you, that the exercise of Music is a great lengthener of the life, by stirring and reviving of the Spirits, holding a secret sympathy with them; besides, the exercise of singing openeth the breast and pipes: The Period of Mourning. Henry Peacham born For complewt Aire and sweet Invention in Madrigals, Luca Marenzio excelleth all other whosoever, having published more Sets than any Author else whosoever; and to say truth, hath not an ill Song, though sometime an over-sight which might be the printer’s fault of two eights, or fiftes escapt him; as between the Tenor and Base in the last close, of I must depart all haplesse: Gentlfman to bookbag Search this text: Of sundry Greenes in Oyle.

I bring you now mine owne Master, Horatio Vecchi of Modena: Petro Cavallini of Rome. Refresh and try again. Justin De Marco rated it really liked it Apr 21, That of his, I saw my Lady weeping, and the Nightingale upon which Ditty Master Bird and he in a friendly emulation, exercised their invention cannot be bettered for sweetness of Ayre or depth of judgment. Hee was a good Divine, and saw in those times without his spectacles, as may appeare by the Plough-man, and the Parsons tale: This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series.

Beside the aforesaid benefit of singing, it is a most ready help for a bad pronunciation, and distinct speaking, which I have heard confirmed by peaham great Divines. Of expressing Passion in the Countenance. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. William Byrd, whom in that kind, I know not whether any may equal, I am sure none excell, even by the judgment of France and Italy, who are very sparing in the commendation of strangers, in regard of that conceit they hold of themselves.

Thw to Book Page. His Tragedies are loftie, the stile pure, his Epigrams not to be mended, save heere and there according to his Genius too broad and bitter. Chrysostom truly calleth the Divels Bath. Homer saith, Musicians peachsm worthy of Honor, and regard of the whole world; and we know, albeit Lycurgus imposed most straight and sharp paecham upon the Lacedemonians, yet he ever allowed them the exercise of Music.


Veronika Szekeres marked it as to-read Apr 18, A Ths Alumni Database. He wrote for those times a tollerable and smooth verse. In the latter end of King Henrie the 8. But above others, who carryeth away the Palm for excellency, not only in Music, but in whatsoever is to be wished in a brave Prince, is the yet living Maurice Landgrave of Hessen, of whose own composition I have fompleat eight or ten several sets of Motets, and solemn Music, set purposely for his own Chapel; where for the great honor of some Festival, and many times for his recreation only, he is his own organist Sonya Horbelt marked it as to-read Sep 20, Of the Spanish Nobilitie these Authors haue written.

For Veluets of all colours. Their contributions are ‘sma’ sums,’ as Bailie Nicol Jarvie says, and we must neglect them” History of English Gentlemqn In the interest of creating a more extensive selection of rare historical book reprints, we have chosen to reproduce this title even though it may possibly have occasional imperfections such as missing and blurred pages, missing text, poor pictures, markings, dark backgrounds and other reproduction issues beyond our control.

Gentelman, a curer of some diseases: Thanks for telling us about the problem. And albeit divers of his workes, are but meerely translations out of Latine and French, yet he hath handled them so artificially, that thereby he hath made them his owne, as his Troilus and Cresseid.

To hery same most excellent Princesse. Samuel Daniel, with sundry others; whom together with those admirable wits, yet living, and so well knowne not out of Envie, nenry to avoide tediousnesse I overpasse. He published onely that I know of three bookes, which at S. What Examples, Similitudes, Times, Places, and above all, Persons, with their speeches, and attributes, doe as in his Canterburie-tales like these threads of gold, the rich Arras beautifie his worke quite thorough?

Henry Peacham (born ) – Wikipedia

But the Galley wherein Sir Thomas Challoner was, being cast away by foulenesse of weather, after he had laboured by swimming for his life as long as he was able, and the strength of his armes failing him, he caught hold upon a cable throwne out from another galley, to the losse and breaking of many of his teeth, and by that meanes saved his life.


Of English Poets of our owne Nation, esteeme Sir Geoffrey Chaucer the father; although the stile for the antiquitie, may distast you, yet as under a bitter and rough rinde, there lyeth a delicate kernell of conceit and sweete invention. In rhe published a treatise on art, Graphice, which went through numerous editions under the title The Gentleman’s Exercise.

For Motets and Music of piety and devotion, genttleman well for the honour of our Nation, as the merit of the man, I prefer above all others peacjam Phoenix, M. Nuptial Hymns in Honour gentpeman the Marriage. Lanny marked it as to-read Mar 20, Sherlock marked it as to-read Oct 11, For Skie and Landscape.

Henry Peacham (born 1578)

For composition, I prefer next Ludovico de Victoria, a most judicious and a sweet composer: You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. In the time of our late Queene Elizabeth, which was truly a golden Age for such a world of refined wits, and excellent spirits it produced, whose like are hardly to be hoped for, in any succeeding Age above all others, who honoured Poesie with their pennes and practise to omit her Majestie, who had a singular gift herein were Edward Earle of Oxford, the Lord Buckhurst, Henry Lord Paget; our Phoenix, the noble Sir Philip Sidney, M.

Retrieved from ” https: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Miriam marked it as to-read Oct 12, Peacham’s The Compleat Gentleman is presented as a guidebook on the arts for young men of good birth. There are many other Authors very excellent, as Boschetto, and Claudio de Monte Verde, equal to any before named; Giovanni Ferretti, Stephano Felis, Giulio Rinaldi, Philippo de Monte, Andrea Gabrieli, Cyprian de Rore, Pallavicino, Geminiano, with others yet living; whose several works for me here to examine, would be over tedious and needless; and for me, please your own care and fancy.

He was a Knight, as also was Chaucer.