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Of the high ward at two Rapiers.

PResupposing alwaies, that either hand is very well exercised, aswell in striking as in defending, this high ward shalbe framed after two waies, which yet in a manner is all one. The one with the right foot, the other with the left, so working continually, that the hinder arme be aloft, the former beneath in maner, as when the lowe warde is framed at the single sword. And as a man striketh, he must alwaies maintaine & continue this high warde, which at the two rapiers, is the most perfect & surest,