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tational mind. Longinus excuses Homer very people in the heathen world. Revealed religioa
handsomely; when he fays he made his gods like fets forth a proper object for imitation, in that
men, that he might make his men appear like the Being who is the pattern, as well as the source,
gods. But it must be allowed that feveral of the of all spiritual perfection.
ancient philosophers acted, as Cicero wishes Ho While we remain in this life, we are subject to
mer had done : they endeavoured rather to make innumerable temptations, which if listened to
men like gods, than gods like men.

will make us deviate from reason and goodness,
According to this grand general maxim in phi the only things wherein we can imitate the Su-
lofophy, fome of them have endeavoured to place preme Being. In the next life we meet with no
men in such a ttate of pleasure, or indolence at thing to excite our inclinations that doth not
least, as they vainly imagined the happitiefs of deserve them. I shall therefore dismiss my rea-
the Supreme Being to confilt in. On the other der with this maxim, viz. " Qur happiness in
hand, the most virtuous sect of philosophers have " this world proceeds from the suppression of our
created a chimerical wife man, whom they made " desires, but in the next world from the grati-
exempt from passion and pain, and thoughe it of fication of them.”
enough to pronounce him all-turficient.

This last character, when diverted of the glare of human philofophy that surrounds it, fignifies No 635. MONDAY, DECEMBER 20. no more, than that a good wise man should Sentio te fedem hominum ac domum contemplari, que fo arm himself with patience, as not to yield

A tibi parva (ut eft) ita videtur, bæc coeleftium tamely to the violence of passion or pain ; that

semper spectato; illa bumana contemnite. he should learn so to suppress and contract his de

CICERO Sonin. Scip. fires as to have but few wants; and that he i perceive you contemplate the seat and habitashould cherish fo many virtues in his foul, as to

tion of men ; which if it appears as little to have a perpetual pleasure in himself. The christian religion requires, that after hav

you as it really is, fix your eyes perpetually uping framed the best idea, we are able, of the di

on heavenly objects, and despise earthly. vine nature, it should be our next caré to conform THE following essay comes from the ingenious ourselves to it, as far as our imperfections will

author of th: letter upon novelty, priated in permii. I might mention several passages in the a late Spectator , che potions are drawn from the facred writings on this head, to which I might platonic way of thinking; but as they contribute add many maxims and wise fayings of moral au to raïfe the minds and may inspire noble featithors among the Greeks and Romans.

ments of our own future grandeur and happiness, I I shall only instance a remarkable paffage, co this think it well deferves to be presented to the public. púrpore; out of Julian's Cæsars. That emperor [F the universe be the creature of an intelligent having represented all the Roman emperors, with Alexander the Great, as palling in review before regard to himself in producing it. He needed ihe gods, and Itriving for the superiority, lets no! to make trial of his omnipotence, to be inthem

all drop; excepting Alexander, Julius Cæfar, formed what effects were within its reach: the Augustus Cæsar, 'Trajan, Marcus Aurelius, and world as existing i: his eternal idea was then as Constantine. Each of these grear heroes of an beautiful as now it is drawn forth into being; tiquity lays in his claim for the upper place, and in the immense abyss of his essence are conand, in order to it, sets forth his actions after the tained far brighter scenes than will be ever sec must advantageous manner. But the gods, inftead forth to view; it being impossible that the of being dazzled with the lustre of their actions, great author of nature hould bound his own enquire by Mercury, into the proper motive and go- power by giving existence to a system of creatures, verning principle that influenced them throughout so perfect that he cannot improve upon it by any the whole series of their lives and exploits. i fex- other exertions of his almighty wilt. Betweeit anoer tells them, that his aim was to conquer; finite and infinite there is an unmeasured interval; Julius Cæsar, that his was to gain the highest not to be filled up in endless ages; for which reapoft in his country; Auguftus, to govern well; fon, the moft excellent of all God's works muit Trajan, that his was the same as that of Alex. be equally short of what his power is able to proander, 'namely, to conquer. The question, ac duce as the most imperfect, and may be exceeded length was put to Marcus Aurelius, who replied, with the fame easc. with great modesty, that “ic had been always his This thought hath made fome imagine, (what " care to imitate the gods." This conduct seems it must be confefled, is not impossible) that the to have gained him the most votes and beit place unfathomed fpace is ever teeming with new births in the whole astembly. Marcus Aurelius being the younger till inheriting a greater perfection afterwards asked to explain himself, declares, that than the elder. But as this doth not fall withirt by imitating the gods, he endeavoured to imitate ny present view, I shall content myself withi them in the use of nis understanding, and of all other taking notice, that the confideration now mena faculties; and, in particular, that it was always sioned prove's undeniably, that the ideal worlds his study to have as few wants as possible in him- in the divine understanding yield a prospect infelf, and to do all the good he could to others.

comparably more amples various, and delightful, Among the many methods by which revealed than any created world can do: and that therefore religion bas advanced morality, this is one, that

as it is not firpposed that God should make a world it has given us a more just and perfect idea of that merely of inanimate matter, however diversified, Being whom every reasonable creature 'ought to or iniabited only by creatures of no higher air imitate. The young man, in a heathen comedy, order than brutes; so the end for which he demight juftify his lewdness by the example of ligned his reafonable offspring is the contemplaIupiter ; as, indeed, there was scarce any crimetion of his works, the enjayment of himself; that might not be countenanced by thoie notions, and in both to be happy ; having; to this pur' sehe deity which prevailed among the communi

and

Pole endowed them with correspondent faculties whence results the harmony of the universe. In and desires. He can have no greater pleasure from çternity a great deal may be done of this kind. à bare review of his works, than from the I find it of use to cherish this generous ambition; furvey of his own ideas ; but we may be assured før bélides thë secret refreshment it diffuses through that he is well pleased in the satisfaction my foul, it engages me in an endeavour to imderived to beings capable of it, and for whole prove my faculties, as well as to exercise them entertainment he hath created this immense conformably to the rank I now hold among reaa' theatre. Is not this more than an intima. fonable beings, and the hope I have of being once tion of our immortality ? Man, who when coné advanced to a more exalted ftationi. fidered as on his probation for a happy existence The other, and that the ultimate end of mang hereafter, is the most remarkable instance of di. is the enjoyment of God, beyond which he canvinc wisdöm, if we cut him off from all relation not form a wish.. Dim at belt are the conceptions to eternity, is the most wonderful and unaccount.

we have of the Supreme Being, who, as it werej able composition in the whole creation. He hath

keeps his creatures in fufpence, neither discovercapacities to lodge a much greater variety of ing, nor hiding himself," by which means, the knowledge than he will be ever master of, and an libertine hath a handle to dispute his existencë, unsatisfied curiosity to tread the secret paths of while the most are content to speak him

fair, but nature and providence: buis with this, his organis, in their heart prefer every trifling satisfaction to in their present structure, are rather fitted to serve the favour of their Maker, and ridicule the good the necessities of a vile body, than to minister to man for the fingularity of his choice. Will there his understanding ; and from the little spot to not a time come, when the free-thinker shall see which he is chained, he can frame but wandering his impious schemes overturned, and be made i guesses concerñing the innumerable worlds of light convert to the truth he hates; whèn deluded morthat encompass him, which, though in them- als siall be convinced of the folly of their purfélves of a prodigious Bignessz do but just glimmer suits, and the few wise who followed the guidance in the remote spaces of the Heavens; and, whien of Heaven, and seorning the blandithments of with a great deal of time and pains he hath laboured fénse and the fordid bribery of the world, aspired a little way up the steep ascent of truth, and bea to a celestial abode, Mall land poslefied of their holds with pity the groveling multitude beneath, utmaoft with the vision of the Creator? Here the in a moment his foot flides, and he tumbles dovin mind heaves á thought now and then towards headlong into the grave.

him, and hath romte tranfient glances of his preThinking on this, I am obliged to believe; in fence : when, in the instant it thinks itself to justice to the Creator of the world, that there is have the fastest hold, the object cludes his expectaanother state when man hall be better lituated ions, and it falls back tired and batfied to the for contemplation, or rather have it in his power groundi Doubtlets there is fơmic more perfect way to remove from object to object, and from world of conversiog with heavenly beings. Are not to world; and be accommodated with senses, and spirits capable of mutual intelligence, unless imother helps, for making the quickest and most mersed in bodies, or bý their intervention ? nuit amazing discoveries. How does such a genius as fuperior natures depend on inferior for the main Sir Isaac Newton, from amidst the darkness that privilege of sociable beings, that of convetsing with involves human understanding, break furth, and and knowing each ocher? what would they have appear like one of another fpecies! the vast ma. done bad matcet never been created ? I suppose; chine, we inhabit, lies open to him ; he seems not have lived in eternal solitude. As incorporeal not unacquainted with the general laws that go. substances are of a nobler order, so be sure, their vern it; and while with the transport of a philo- . manner of intercourse is answerably more expedite sopher he beholds and admires the glorious work, and intimate. This method of communication, he is capable of paying at once a more devout and we call intellectual vision, as something analogous more rational homage to his Maker. But alas ! to the sense of feeing, which is the medium of our how narrow is the prospect even of such a mind? acquaintance with this visible world. And in some and how obscure to the conspass that is taken in fuch way can God make himfelf the object of ima by the keni of an angel; or of a foul but newly mediate intuition to the blessed; and as he can, it is escaped from its imprisonment of the body! For not ittiprobable that he will, always condefcending, my part I freely indulge my soul the confidence in the circumitances of doing it, to the weakness and of its future grandeur ; it pleases me to think that proportion of finite minds. His works but taintly I who know to small a portion of the works of rettect the image of his perfections; it is a second the Creator, and with flow and painful Steps creep hand knowledge: to have a just idea of him, ic up and down on the surface of this globe, thall may be rieceflary that we see him as he is. But ere long shoot away with the twiftness of imagi. what is that? it is something that never entered nation, trace out the hidden springs of nature's inco the heart of man to conceive ; yet, what we operations; be able to keep pace with the hea. can eatily conceive; will be a fountain of unspeak. venly bodies in the rapidity of their career, be a able, and everlatting rapture. All created glories spectator of the long chain of events in the na will fade and die away in his presence. Perhaps tural and motal worlds, vifit the several apart. it will be my happiness to compare çlie world with ments of the creation, know how they are fur- the fair cxemplar of it in the divise mind; pernished and how inhabited, comprehend the order, kaps, to view the original plan of those wise and measure the magnitudes and distances of those defigns that have been executing in a long fucoros, which to us feem dispołed without any re eefion of ages. Thus empluyed in finding out gular design, and set all in the same circie; obe his works, and contemplating their author, how Terve the dependance of the parts of each fyftem, fhall I fall proftrate and adoring, my brdy (waland (if our minds are big enough to grasp the the lowed up in the immensity of matter, my mind ory) of the several systems upon one another, from in the intinitude of his perfections!

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Bigail's (male) in fashion among the Ladies, Acon, (Sir Francis) his comparison of a book
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well written, N. 10. his observation upon
Ablence in conversation, a remarkable instance of

envy, 19.
it in Will. Honeycomb, N. 77. The occasion of Bags of money, a sudden transformation of them

this ablence, ibid. and means to conquer it, ibid. into sticks and
Acrostic, a piece of false wit, divided into simple Baptist Lully, his prudent management, N. 29,
and compound, N. 60.

Bawdry, never writ but where there is a dearth of
Act of deformity, for the use of the ugly club, invention, N. 51.

Beaver, the haberdasher, a great politician, N. 49.
Advertisements, of an Italian chirurgeon, N. 22. Beauties, when plagiaries, N. 4. The true fecret

From St. James's Coffee-house, 24. From a How to improve beauty, 33. then the most charm-
Gentlewoman that teaches birds to speak, 36. ing when heightened by virtue, ibid.

From another that is a fine fleth-painter, 41. Bell, (Mr.) his ingenious device, N. 28.
Advice; no order of persons too confiderable to be Bell-Savage, its etymology, ib.
advised, N. 34.

Birds, a cage full for the Opera, N. 5.
Affectation, a greater enemy to a fine face than the Biters, their business, N. 47.

imall-pox, N. 33. it deforms beauty, and turns Blackmore, (Sir Richard) his observation, N. 6.
wit into absurdity, 38. The original of it, ibid. Blanks of society, who, N. 10.
found in the wife man'as well as the coxcomb, ib. Blank verse proper tragedy, N. 39.
The way to get clear of it, ibid.

Robours. (Montieur,) a great critick among the
Age, rendered ridiculous, N. 6. how contemned by French, N. 62.

the Athenians, and respected by the Spartans, Bours-Rimnez, what, N. 60.
ibid.

Breeding, fine breeding distinguished from goodi,
Alexander the great, wry-necked, 32.

N. 66.
Ambition never satisfied, N. 27.

British Ladies diftinguithed from the Piets, N. 41.
Americans, their opinion of souls, N. 56. exem- Brunetta and Phillis, their adventures, N. 80.

plified in a vision of one of their countrymen, Bruycre, (Monsieur) his character of an absent man,

ibid.
Ample (Lady) her uneasiness, and the reason of it, Bullock and Norris, differently habited, prove great

helps to a filly play, N. 44.
Anagram, what, and when first produced, No. 60. Butts described, N. 47. the qualification of a butt,
Aindromacbe, a great fox-hunter, No. 57.

ibid.
April (the first of) the merriest day in the year,

c,

Æjar (Julius ) his behaviour to Catullus, who
Aretine made all the Princes of Europe his tributa had put him into a lampoon, N. 23.
ries, N. 23:

Caligula, his with, N. 16.
Arieita, her character, N. 11. her fable of the lion Camilla, a true woman in one particular, N. 15.

and the man, in answer to the story of the Epbe- Carbuncle, (Dr.) his dye, what, N. 52.
Jian matron, ibid. her story of Inkle and Yarico, Cenfor of linall wares, an officer to be appointed,
ibid,

No. 16.
Aristotle, his observation upon the lambic verse, Charles I. a famous picture of that prince,
N. 31. upon tragedies, 40, 42.

Chevy-Cbace, the Spectator's examen of it, N. 700
Arlinge, the first musical opera on the English stage,

74
No. 18.

Chronogram, a piece of false wit, N. 60.
Avarice, the original of it, N. 55. Operates with Cicero, a puniter, 61. The entertainment found in

luxury, ibid. at war with luxury, ibid. its oificers his philofophic writings, ibid.
and adherents, ibid. comes to an agreement with Clarinda, an idol, in what manner worshipped,

luxury, ibid.
Audiences at present void of common sense, N. 13. Cleanthe, her fory, N. 15.
Aurelia, her character, N. 15.

Clergyman, one of the Spectator's club, N. 2.
Author, the necessity of his realers being acquaint- Clergy, a threefold division of them, N. 21.

ed with his fize, complexion, and temper, in order Clubs, nocturnal assemblies so called, N. 9. Sever
to read his works with pleature, N. 1. his opi ral names of clubs, and their originals, ibid. &¢.
nion of his own performances, 4. The expe Rules prescribed to be observed in the two penny
dient made use of by those that write for the club, ibid. An account of the ugly club 17. The
Itage, 51,

Sigling

N. 77.

No. 32.

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N. 45:

hghing club, 30. The fringe-glove club, ibid. Fine Gentlemen, a character frequently misapplied
The amorous club, ibid. The hebdornadal club: by the Fair Sex, N. 75.
some account of the meinbers of that club, 43. Fluiter, (Sir Fopling) a comedy; some remarks up-
and of the everlasting club, 72. The club of ugly on it, N. 65:
faces, 78. The ditticulties met with in erecting Fools, great plenty of them the first day of April,

that club. ibid.
Commerce, the extent and advantage of it, N. 69. Freeport, (Sir Andrew) a member of the Spectaror's
Conciousness, when called affectation, N. 38.

club, N. 2.
Conversation most straitened in numerous assemblies, French poets, wherein to be imitated by the English,

N. 68.
Coquettes, the present numerous race, to what ow- Friendthip, the great benefit of it, N. 68. The me-
ing, N. 66.

dicinc of life, ibid. The qualifications of a good
Coverly, (Sir Roger de) a member of the Spectator's friend, ibid.
club, his character, N. 2. His opinion of men of

G.
fine parts, N. 6.

Allantry; wherein true gallantry ought to

Gaper; the sign of the gaper frequent in Amster-
Cowley, abounds in mixt wit, N. 62..

dam, N. 47.
Crab, of King's College, in Cambridge, Chaplain to Ghosts warned out of the playhouse, N. 36. the ap-
the club of ugly faces, N. 78.

pearance of a ghost of great efficacy on an Ex-
Cred t, a beautiful virgin, her situation and equi glijo theatre, 44.

page, N. 3. a great valetudinarian, ibid. Gospel gossips described, N. 46.
Cross (Mits) wanted near half a ton of being as Goths in poetry, who, N. 62.
handsome as Madam Van Brisket, a great beauty

H.
in the Low-Countries, N. 32.

HAndkerchief, the great machine for moring
D.

pity in a tragedy, N. 44.

cohorter be on what occafions hieroglyphical G Aconting

N. 64.

N. 40.

N.41.

N.14.

N. 70.

N. 39:

Dy the news-writer, an Ariforle in politics

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N. 47;

vour, ilid.

Death, the time and manner of our death not
known to us, N. 7.

Hard words ought not to be pronounced right by
Deformity, no cause of thame, N. 17.

well-bred Ladies, N. 45.
D:light and surprize, properties essential to wit, Heroes in an English tragedy generally lovers,

N.62.
Dignitaries of the law, who, N. 21.

Hobbes (Mr.) his observation upon laughter, N. 47.
Divorce, what esteemed to be a just pretension to one, Honeycomb (Will), his character, N. 2. his discourse

with the Spectator in the playhoute, 4. his ad-
Donnen (Dr.) his description of his mistress, venture with a Pict, 41. Throws his watch into

the Thames, N. 77.
Dryden, his definition of wit censured, N. 62. Human nature, the fame in all reasonable creatures,
Doll fellows, who, N. 43. their enquiries are not

for information but exercitë, ibid. Naturally turn Honour to be described only by negatives, N. 35.
their heads to politics or poetry, ibid.

the genealogy of true honour, ibid. and of false,
Dutch inore polite than the English in their build ibid.
ings, and monuments of their dead, N. 26.

I.

Ambic verse the most proper for Greek tragedies,
E.

James, how polished, by Love, N. 71.
NVY: The ill state of an envious man, N. 19. Idiots, in great request in most of the German courts,
His relief, ibid. The way to obtain his fa-

Idols, who of the Fair Sex so called, N. 73.
Ephesian matron, the story of her, N. 11. Impudence gets the better of modeity, N. 2. An
Fjifietus, his obfervation upon the female sex, impudence committed by the eyes, N. 20. The

definition of English, Scotch, and Irish impudence,
E igram on Hecatissa, N. 52.

ibid.
Epitaphs, the extravagance of some, and modesty of Indian Kings, some of their observations during
others, N. 26. An epitaph written by Ben John their fay here, N. 50.
fan, N. 33:

Indiscretion, more hurtful than ill-nature, N. 23.
Equipages, the splendor of them in France, N. 15. Injuries how to be measured, N. 23.

A great temptation to the female sex, ibid. Inkle and Yarico, their story, N. 11.
E:Zerege, (Sir George ) author of a comedy, called, Innocence, and not quality, an exemption from re-
She would if the coueld, reproved, N. 51.

proof, N. II.
Erdu!us, his clar:eter, N. 43.

Johnson (Ben) an epitaph written by him on a La.
Eucrate, the favourite of Pharamond, N. 76. dy, N. 5.
Eucolia, her behaviour, N. 79.

K.
F.

In:bow (Tho.) states his case in a letter to the
VABLE of the lion and the man, N.U. Of Spulator, N. 24.

the children and frogs, N. 23. Or Jupiter King-dances censured, N. 67.
and the countryman, N. 25.

L.
Fr!!!riod (the goddess of) N. 63.

ADY’s library deferibed, N. 37.
Talent, the region of it, N. 25.

Lætitia and Daphne, their fory, N. 33.
TI Sir žolin) a famous Buit, N. 47. Lampoons written by people that canroi ipell,
merally covered, N. 73.

Ni 16. witty lampoonis inflict wounds that are
Fain, he force of it, N. 64.

incurablc, N. 23. the inhuman barbarity of the
Pear of ceath often mortal, N. 25,

ordinary Icribblers of lampoois, isid.

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N. 23.

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N. 49.

Larvati, who so called among the ancients, N. 32. London, an emporium for the whole earth, N. 69,
Lath ('squire), has a good estate, which he would Love, the general concern of it, N. 30.

part withal for a pair of legs to his mind, N. 32. Love of the world, our hearts milled by it, N. 27.
Laughter, (immoderate) a sign of pride, N.47. the Luxury, what, N. 55. attended often with avarice,
provocations to it, ibid.

ibid. a fable of those two vices, ibid.
Lawyers divided into the peaceable and litigious, Loungers, a new sect of philosophers in Cambridge,

N. 21. both forts described, ibid.
King Lear, a tragedy, suffers in the alteration,

M.
AN a sociable animal, N.

9.

The loss of
Lee, the poet, well turned for tragedy,

public and private virtues owing to men of
Learning ought not to claim any merit to itielf, but
upon the application of it, N. 6.

Masquerade, a complaint against it, N. 8. The de-
Leonora, her character, N. 37. The description of sign of Mazarine (Cardinal), his behaviour to
her countryåseat, ibid.

Quillet, who had relicted upon him in a poem,
Leiters to the Spe&tator ; complaining of the mar-

querade, N. 8. from the opera-lion, N. 14. from Merchants of great benefit to the public, N. 69.
the under-sexton of Covent-Garden parith, ibid. Mixt wit described, N. 62.
from the undertaker of the masquerade, ibid. from Mixt communion of men and spirits in paradise, as
one who had been to see the opera of Rinaldo, defcribed by Milton, N. 12.
and the puppet-show, ibid. from Charles Lillie, Mode, on what it ought to be built, N. 6.
N. 16. from the president of the ugly club, Modesty the chief ornament of the Fair Sex, N. 6.
N. 17. from S. C. with a complaint against the Moliere made an old woman a judge of his plays,
Itarers, N. 20. from Tbo. Prone, who acted the
wild boar that was killed by Mrs. Tofts, N. 22. Monuments in Wefmirfter-Abbey examined by the
from William Screne and Ralph Simple, it id. from Spectator, N. 26.
an actor, ibid. from King Latinus, ibid. from Mourning, the method of it confidered, N. 64.
Ibo. Kimbow, N. 24. from Will Fashion to his Who the greatest mourners, ibid.
would be acquaintance, ibid. from Mary Tuesday Music banithed by Plato out of his commonwealth,
on the same subject, ibid. from a Valetudinarian N. 18. Of a relative nature, N. 29.
to-the Spectator, N. 25. from some persons to the

N.
Spectator's Clergyman, N. 27. from one who
would be inspector of the hign-posts, N. 28. from Newberry, (Mr.) his Rebus, N. 59.
the master of the show at Charing-Cross, ibid. from New-River, a project of bringing it into the play.
a member of the amorous club, at Oxford, N. 30. house, N. 5.
from a meinber of the ugly club, N. 32. from Nicolini (Signior) his voyage on pafteboard, N. 5.
a Gentleman to such Ladies as are profeffed beau His combat with a lion, 13. Why thought to
ties, N. 33. to the Speciator from T. D. contain be a chain one, ibid. An excellent actor, ibid.
ing an intended regulation of the play-house,

0.
N. 36. froin the playhouse thunder, ibid. from ATES (Dr.) a favourite with some Party La-
the Spectator to an afteéted very witty man,
N. 38. from a married man, with a complaint (gler, the complete ogler, N. 46.
that his wife painted, N. 41. from Abraham Old maids generally superititious, N. 7.
Froth a member of the Hebdomadal meeting in Old Testament in a perriwig, N. 58.
Oxford, N. 43. from a husband plagued with a Opera, as it is the present entertainment of the
gospel-gomp, N. 46. from an ogling-master, ibid. English flage, confidered, N. 5. The progress it
from the Spectator to the president and fellows of has made on our theatre, N. 18. Some account
the ugly club, N. 48. from Hecatila to the Stec-

of the French opera, N. 29.
tator, ibid. from an old beau, ibid. from Epping, Otway, commended and censured, N. 39.
with some account of a company of Itrollers, ibid. Overdo, a justice at Epping, offended at the com-
from a Lady, complaining of a paffage in the Fu pany of strollers, for playing the part of Clod.
neral, N. 51, from Hugh Goblin, president of the pate, and making a mockery of one of the Quo-
Ugly Club, N. 52. from 2. R.concerning laugh rum, N. 48.
ter, ibid. the Spectator's answer, ibid. from R. B, Oxford scholar, his great discovery in a coffee-house,
to the Spectator, with a proposal relating to the
education of lovers, N. 53. from Anna Bella, ibid.

P.
. a reform Ainter

the poet to the
Latinus, ibid. from a gentleman at Cambridge, Parents, their taking a liking to a particular
containing an account of a new feet of philoso profession often occasions their sons to miscarry,
phers called Lowngers, N. 54. from Celimene,
N. 66. from a father, complaining of the liber- Parties crept much into the conversation of the La-

ties taken in country-dances, ibid. from James to dies, N. 57. Party-zeal very bad for the face, ib.
* Betty, N. 71. to the Speciator from the ugly club Particles English, the honour done to them in the late
at Cambridge, N. 78. from a whimsical young

operas, N. 18.
Lady, 79. from B. D. defiring a catalogue of Paffions, the conquest of them a difficult talk,

books for the female library, ibid.
Letter-dropper of antiquity, who, N. 59.

Peace, some ill consequences of it, N.45.
Library, a Lady's library described, N. 37.

Peepers described, N. 53.
Life, che duration of it uncertain, N. 27.

Pbaramond, memoirs of his private life, N. 76. His
Lindamira, the only woman allowed to paint, great wisdom, ibid.

Philcutia, a great votary, N. 79.
Lion in the Hag-Market occasioned many conjec- Philosophy, the use of it, N. 7. laid to be brought
tures in the town, N. 13. very gentle to the Spec by Socrates down from heaven, 10.

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N. 46.

N. 21.

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N. 41.

tator, ibid.

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