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per place, framing likewise in this as in all the rest, three ordinarie wardes, vpon which, all the rest depend, and against which they may be opposed.

Standing at this high warde, and pretending to strike the enimie, it is first of all to be prouided, that one steale a falfe pace from behinde, and then discharge a thrust aboue hande, with the increase of an other half pace forwards, which being warded by the enimie with his target onely, not mouing his bodie, he may then increase a straght pace of the left foote, & (somewhat lifting vp his hand, and abasing the poynt of his sworde) force a thrust from aboue downwards