Document ReferencePw V 37/190 (p 153)
TitleMS copy of satirical poem by Thomas Downer on Tobias Venner's book 'Via Recta ad Vitam Longam'; n.d.
Content DescriptionA full description of the volume in which this appears can be found under the reference Pw V 37.
Texts consists of an elegaic couplet in Latin with English translation, on Tobias Venner's book 'Via Recta ad Vitam Longam' (1st edition, 1620; Pollard and Redgrave 24643).

'Mr Tho: Downer of St Johns', appears to left of title.
Title Of WorkA Censure On a worke of Dr Venner a Physitian entitled Via Recta ad Vitam Longam. Prefixed on a Booke of this kind borrowed of a noble Gentleman (Sr Hugh Smith) and returned back to him next day wth this Distich in English and Latin
A Censure - Englished thus
First Line of PoemA Caelo ad Caelum reddat Via recta Salutem
From Heaven to heaven Hee that's ye right Way send
Last Line of PoemLongam Annos multos et sine fine dies
Health, and long Life, and Daies that never end
Physical DescriptionFor details of the physical evidence (paper, watermarks, binding etc) of the volume in which this item appears see the entry for Pw V 37.
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA74299Smith; Hugh; Sir
NA74300Venner; Tobias (1577-1660); Dr; medical writer1577-1660
NA74301Downer; Thomas (-); Mr; of St. Johns-
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