Penelope's Web

by Robert Greene

Robert Greene

PENELOPES

WEB:

Wherein a Christall Myrror of faemi-
nine perfection represents to the viewe of every one
those vertues and graces, which more curiously beautifies
the mynd of women, then eyther sumptuous Apparell, or Iewels of
inestimable valew: the one buying fame with honour, the o-
ther breeding a kynd of delight, but with repentance.
In three several discourses also are three especiall vertues,
necessary to
be incident in every vertuous woman, pithely discussed: name-
ly Obedience, Chastitie, and Sylence: Interlaced with
Three senerall and Comicall Histories.




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