Selections from The Spectator

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CUP Archive, 1961 - 248 pages
 

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Contents

Stage Realism
5
The Aim of The Spectator
9
Nicolini and the Lions
13
Malicious Wit
17
Valetudinarians
21
Meditations in the Abbey
25
The Scope of Satire
28
A Ladys Library
32
On Charity
124
Wit and Wisdom
129
The TrunkMaker
133
Female Orators
137
On Ridicule
141
The Cries of London
145
The Philosophy of Hoods
150
Sir Roger comes to Town
155

Stage Murder
36
French Fopperies
42
On Friendship
45
The Ballad of Chevy Chase I
52
Appearances Deceptive
62
Ladies HeadDresses
66
Fans
69
Pedants
73
Sir Rogers CountryHouse
76
Will Wimble
80
Sir Roger in Church
83
The Value of Exercise
87
Sir Roger and Witchcraft
90
Sir Roger on the Bench
93
Periodical Essays
97
Sir Roger and the Gipsies
101
Town and Country
104
The Genius of the English Language
109
The Vision of Mirzah XXX Inconstancy
117
A Grinning Match
120
Milton
156
Sir Roger visits the Abbey
170
Sir Roger at the Play
174
On Cheerfulness
179
CoffeeHouse Politicians
183
On Fine Taste
189
Wealth and Poverty
190
Qualifications for Office
195
Gardens
197
CoffeeHouse Opinion
201
Uncharitable Judgment
205
On Giving Advice
209
The Death of Sir Roger
214
Project of a new Club LV On Egotism
218
On Contentment
221
False Criticism
226
Appendix
230
Notes
236
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