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<TITLE NEW AND CHOICE CHARACTERS, OF SEUERALL AUTHORS, TOGETHER WITH THAT EXQUISITE AND VNMATCHT POEME, THE WIFE, WRITTEN BY SYR THOMAS OVERBURY.> <SN THE METHOD.> <LSD FIRST OF MARIAGE, AND THE EFFECT THEROF, CHILDREN. THEN OF HIS CONTRARY, LUST; THEN FOR HIS CHOICE, FIRST, HIS OPINION NEGATIUELY, WHAT SHOULD NOT BEE: THE FIRST CAUSES IN IT, THAT IS, NEITHER BEAUTY, BIRTH, NOR PORTION. THEN AFFIRMATIUELY, WHAT SHOULD BEE OF WHICH KIND THERE ARE FOURE: GOODNESSE, KNOWLEDGE, DISCRETION, AND AS A SECOND THING BEAUTY. THE FIRST ONLY IS ABSOLUTELY GOOD: THE OTHER BEING BUILT VPON THE FIRST DOE LIKEWISE BECOME SO. THEN THE APPLICATION OF THAT WOMAN BY LOUE TO HIMSELFE, WHICH MAKES HER A WIFE. AND LASTLY THE ONLY CONDITION OF A WIFE, FITNESSE.> <SN A WIFE.> EACH WOMAN IS A BRIEFE OF WOMAN-KIND, AND DOTH IN LITTLE EUEN AS MUCH CONTAINE; AS, IN ONE DAY AND NIGHT, ALL LIFE WE FIND; OF EITHER, MORE, IS BUT THE SAME AGAINE, GOD FRAM'D HER SO, THAT TO HER HUSBAND, SHE, AS EUE, SHOULD ALL THE WORLD . . .