Excerpt from The Dramatic Writings of Richard Wever and Thomas Ingelend: Comprising Juventus Disobedient Child Nice Wanton Note-Book and Word-List Lusty Juventus The Prologue of the Messenger. For as much as man is naturally proneTo evil from his youth, as Scripture doth recite, It is necessary that he be speedily withdrawnFrom concupiscence of sin, his natural appetite: [write, -An order to bring up youth Ecclesiasticus dothAn untamed horse will be hard, saith he, And a wanton child wilful will be. [excuse, Give him liberty in youth, r his follyBow down his neck, and keep him in good awe, Lest he be stubborn: labour refuse [law, To train him to wisdom and teach him God'sFor youth is frail and easy to drawBy grace to goodness, by nature to ill: That nature hath ingrafted, is hard to kill.Nevertheless, in youth men may be bestTrained to virtue by godly mean;Vice may be so mortified and so supprest, That it shall t break furth, yet the root will remain; [plain, As in this interlude by youth you shall seeFrom his lust by Good Counsel brought to godly conversation, And shortly after to frail nature's inclination. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.