Contents

CONTENTS

THE KING'S MIRROR

I. INTRODUCTION: NAME AND PURPOSE OF THE WORK

II. "THE FEAR OF THE LORD IS THE BEGINNING OF
WISDOM"

III. THE ACTIVITIES AND HABITS OF A MERCHANT

IV. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

V. THE SUN AND THE WINDS

VI. THE TIDES AND THE CHANGES IN THE COURSE OF
THE  SUN

VII. THE SUBJECT OF THE SUN'S COURSE CONTINUED

VIII. THE MARVELS OF NORWAY

IX. POPULAR DOUBT AS TO THE GENUINENESS OF MARVELS

X. THE NATURAL WONDERS OF IRELAND

XI.  IRISH MARVELS WHICH HAVE MIRACULOUS
ORIGINS

XII. THE MARVELS OF THE ICELANDIC SEAS: WHALES;
THE  KRAKEN

XIII   THE WONDERS OF ICELAND

XIV. THE VOLCANIC FIRES OF ICELAND

XV. OTHER ICELANDIC WONDERS:  ORE AND MINERAL 
SPRINGS

XVI. THE MARVELS OF THE WATERS ABOUT GREENLAND: 
MONSTERS, SEALS, AND WALRUSES

XVII. THE ANIMAL LIFE OF GREENLAND AND THE
CHARACTER   OF THE LAND IN THOSE REGIONS

XVIII. THE PRODUCTS OF GREENLAND

XIX. THE CLIMATE OF GREENLAND; THE NORTHERN
LIGHTS

XX. THE SUBJECT OF THE NORTHERN LIGHTS CONTINUED

XXI. THE ZONES OF HEAT AND COLD

XXII. THE WINDS WITH RESPECT TO NAVIGATION

XXIII. THE PROPER SEASON FOR NAVIGATION. END
OF THE  FIRST PART

XXIV. INTRODUCTION TO THE SECOND PART: THE
KING AND HIS COURT

XXV. THE IMPORTANCE OF COURTESY IN THE ROYAL
SERVICE

XXVI. THE ADVANTAGES DERIVED FROM SERVICE IN
THE KING'S HOUSEHOLD

XXVII. THE VARIOUS CLASSES AMONG THE KINGSMAN

XXVIII. THE HONORED POSITION OF THE KINGSMEN

XXIX. THE SUPERIOR ORDER OF KINGSMEN: THE HIRD

XXX. HOW A MAN WHO WISHES TO APPLY FOR ADMISSION
TO THE ROYAL HOUSEHOLD SERVICE SHOULD APPROACH  THE KING

XXXI. WHY ONE SHOULD NOT WEAR A MANTLE IN THE
ROYAL  PRESENCE

XXXII. RULES OF SPEECH AND CONVERSATION IN
THE KING'S  HALL

XXXIII. THE PROPER USES OF "YOU" AND "THOU"

XXXIV. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

XXXV. CONCERNING FAILURE OF CROPS AND DEARTH
IN  MORALS AND GOVERNMENT

XXXVI. THE CAUSES OF SUCH PERIODS OF DEARTH
AND WHAT  FORMS THE DEARTH MAY TAKE

XXXVII. THE DUTIES, ACTIVITIES, AND AMUSEMENTS
OF THE  ROYAL GUARDSMEN

XXXVIII. WEAPONS FOR OFFENSE AND DEFENSE

XXXIX. MILITARY ENGINES

XL. THE PROPER MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF A ROYAL 
COURT

XLI. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

XLII. A DISCUSSION OF HOW GOD REWARDS RIGHTEOUSNESS,
HUMILITY, AND FIDELITY, ILLUSTRATED BY EXAMPLES DRAWN FROM SACRED AND PROFANE
HISTORY

XLIII.  THE DUTIES AND THE EXALTED POSITION
OF THE KING

XLIV. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

XLV. CONCERNING THE MODERATION WHICH A RING
MUST OBSERVE IN HIS JUDICIAL SENTENCES AND PENALTIES, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS
DRAWN FROM THE STORY OF GOD'S JUDGMENT IN THE CASE OF ADAM AND EVE, IN
WHICH CASE TRUTH AND JUSTICE WERE ASSOCIATED WITH PEACE AND MERCY

XLVI. AN EXAMPLE OF RIGHTEOUS SEVERITY IN JUDGMENT
DRAWN FROM THE STORY OF GOD'S CONDEMNATION  OF LUCIFER

XLVII. A FURTHER DISCUSSION OF VERDICTS AND
PENALTIES WITH ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE STORY OF LUCIFER'S REBELLION AND
DOWNFALL AND OF THE SIN AND PUNISHMENT OF THE FIRST MAN AND WOMAN

XLVIII. A COMMENTARY ON THE STORY OF LUCIFER

XLIX. INSTANCES IN WHICH GOD HAS ALLOWED THE
DECISION TO BE FRAMED ACCORDING TO THE STERN DEMANDS  OF TRUTH AND
JUSTICE

L. OTHER INSTANCES IN WHICH THE ARGUMENTS OF PEACE
AND MERCY HAVE HAD GREATER WEIGHT

LI. TEE REASONS FOR THIS DIVERSITY IN THE VERDICTS 
OF GOD

LII. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

LIII INSTANCES IN WHICH GOD HAS MODIFIED HIS
SENTENCES AND THE REASONS FOR SUCH MODIFICATIONS

LIV. THE KING'S PRAYER

LV. A FURTHER DISCUSSION OF THE KING'S BUSINESS
ESPECIALLY HIS JUDICIAL DUTIES

 LVI. 'THE SPEECH OF WISDOM

LVII. DIFFICULT DUTIES OF THE KING'S JUDICIAL
OFFICE WITH ILLUSTRATIONS

LVIII. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

LIX. WHEN JUDGMENTS SHOULD BE SEVERE AND WHEN
THEY SHOULD BE MERCIFUL

LX. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

LXI. CONCERNING CAPITAL PUNISHMENT

LXII. THE SAME SUBJECT CONTINUED

LXIII. THE JUDGMENTS OF GOD ILLUSTRATED BY
THE STORY OF DAVID AND SAUL

LXIV. ILLUSTRATIONS FROM THE JUDGMENTS OF SOLOMON

LXV. SOLOMON'S DECISION IN THE CASE OF SHIMEI

LXVI. SOLOMON'S JUDGMENT IN THE CASE OF ADONZIAR
AND  HIS FOLLOWERS

LXVII. WHY SOLOMON BROKE HIS PROMISE OF PEACE
AND SECURITY TO JOAB

LXVIII. A DISCUSSION OF PROMISES: WHEN THEY
MUST BE KEPT AND WHEN THEY SHOULD BE WITHDRAWN    
CONCERNING THE KINGSHIP AND THE CHURCH AND THE KING'S RESPONSIBILITY TO
GOD

LXX. TEE AUTHORITY OF KINGS AND BISHOPS. END
OF THE  SECOND PART