A Way to Get Wealth

A Way to Get Wealth:
Containing Six Principal Vocations, or Callings, In which every good Husband or House-wive may lawfully Imploy themselves.


I. The Natures, Ordering, Curing, Breeding, Choice, Use and Feeding of all sorts of Cattel and Fowl, fit for the Service of Man: As also the Riding and Dieting of Horses, either for War or Pleasure.

II. The Knowledge, Use and Laudable Practice of all the Recreations meet for a Gentleman.

III. The Office of a House-wife, In Physick, Chirurgery, Extraction of Oyles, Banquets, Cookery, Ordering of Feasts, Preserving of Wine, conceited Secrets, Distillations, Perfumes, Ordering of Wool, Hemp, Flax, Dying, Use of Dayries, Maulting, Brewing, Baking: and the Profit of Oats.

IV. The Inrichment of the Weald in Kent.

V. The Husbanding and Inriching of all forts of barren Grounds, Making them equal with the most fruitful: With the Preservation of Swine. And a Computation of Men and Cattels Labours, etc.

VI. The making of Orchards, Planting and Graffing, the Office of Gardening, and the Ornaments, with the best Husbanding of Bees.

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