A New Short and Easy Method of Fencing.
Or, The ART of the Broad and Small-Sword Rectified and Compendiz'd
A TABLE of The Principal Matters containd'e in this ESSAY of FENCING
In the Advertisement after the Dedication.
To the Author.
In the Introduction.
OF the Hanging Guard in Seconde, and how a Man is to stand to it.
OF the Advantages, which the Hanging Guard in Seconde hath over all, or most, of the other Guards.
WHERE some Objections against this Guard in Seconde, are fairly Stated and Answered, as also discovering the Source, from whence Criticising and Censuring do most commonly flow.
AN Explication of most of the Terms of Art made use of in Fencing.
HOW a Man is to Parie or Defend himself from either Blow or Thrust, upon the Hanging Guard in Seconde.
OF the Pursuit, as well Blows as Thrusts, wherewith a Man is to Attack his Adversary from the Hanging Guard in Seconde.
OF some Chief and Undeniable Principles whereupon the Art of the Sword ought to be Founded.
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