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mony, N. 119. thinks the Spectator a fanatic,
Agering disputants exposed, N. 14. N. 126. and fears he has killed a man, N,

White (Moll) a notorious witch, N.117. 131.
Widow (the) her manner of captivating Sir Roger Winé, mot proper to be drunk by every one that
de Coverley, N. 113. Her behaviour at the trial

can swallow, N. 1405
of her cause, ibid. Her artifices and beauty, ibidi Women, the Englith, excel all other nations in
Too desperate a scholar for a country gentle. beauty, N. 81. Signs of their improvement
man, ibid. Her reception of Sir Roger, ibid. under the Spectator's hand, N. 92. The real
whom the helped to some tanry in the eye of commendation of a woman, whát, N. 9;, and
all the country, ibid. She has been the death 104. Their pains in all ages tò adorn the out.
of several foxes, N. 115. Sir Roger's opinion Lide of their heads, N. 98. More gay in their
of her that the either designs to marry, or the nature than mein N. 128. Not pleased with
does not, N. 118.

modefty in men, N. 154. Their ambition,
William and Berry, a short account of their
N. 118.

Woman's man described, N. 156. His necessary
Wimble (Will) his letter to Sir Roger di Coverley, qualificat ons, ibid.

N. 108. His character, ibid. His conversa: World, the present, a nursery for the next, N.
tion with the Spectator, ibid. a man of cere. tus.

N. 156.

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N. 175.

N. 174


, one of the most pleasing passions, C4


Atheists great zealots, N. 185. and bigóts; ibid.
Blence of lovers, death in love, Number Their opinions downright nonsense; ibid.
241. How to be made easy, ibid.

Abstinence, the benefits of it, N. 195.

Audy-houses frequented by wise men, not.
Accompts, their great usefulness, N. 174

out of wantonness but stratagem, N. 190,
Acofta, his answer to Limborch touching the Beggars, Sir Andrew Freeport's opinion of them,

multiplicity of teremonies in the Jewish reli.
gion. N. 213.

Boileau censured, and for what, N. 209.
Axion, a threefold division of our actions, N. Butts : the adventure of a Butt on the water,
213. No right judgment to be made of them,


Aprice often acts in the place of reason, N.
N. 237.

Adversity, no evil in itself, N. 237.

Caftitian. The story of a Çanilian husband and
Advertisement from Mr. Sly the haberdasher, his wife, N. 198.

N. 137. About the lottery-ticket, N. 191. Charles the Great, his behaviour to his secretary,
Ambition,, by what to be measured, N. 188. who had debauched his daughter, N. 181.

Many times as hurtful to the princes who are Children, the unnaturalness in mothers of ma.
led by it 25 the people, N. 200.

Most men

king them fuck a stranger's nailk, N. 246.
fubjeé to it, N. 219, 224. Of ufc when rightly Chinese, the punishment among thein for, parcia
directed, 219.

cide, N. 189.
Annihilation, by whom defired, N. 210. The Christian religion, the clear proof of its articles,
most abjcet of wishes, ibid.

and excellency of its doctrines, N. 186, 213.
Apes, wliat women so called, and described, Club. The She Romp Club, N. 219. Methods

observed by that club, ibid.
Apollo's temple on the top of Leticate, by whom Club-law, a convincing argument, N. 2394
frequented, and for what purpore, N.


Coffee-house disputes, N. 197.
Apothecary, his employments, N. 195.

Comfort, what, and where found, N. 1965
Appetites, sooner moved, than the passions, N. Conquefts, the varity of thein, N. 180.

Conftancy in sufferings, the excellency of it. N.
Argument, rules for the management of one, N. 237

197. Argumentum Bafilinum, what, 239. So- Cordeliers, their ftory of St. Francis their found
crates his way of arguing, ibid. In what man. er, N. 245.

ner managed by states and communities, ibid. Cornaro, Lewis, a remarkable inftance of the be.
Argus, his qualifications and employment under nefit of temperance, N. 195
Juno, N. 250.

Coverley, Sir Rager de a difpute bepwean himi
Ariftænetus his letters, fome account of them, and Sir Andrew Freeport N. 194,
N. 238.

Cowards naturally impudent, N. 231.
Ariftotle, the inventor of fyllogifra, N. 239. Credulity in women insatnous, N. 19%.


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D kauche, his pleasure is that of a destroyer,

Cries of London require fome regulation, N. 251. Good-nature, a moral virtue, N. 177.

An end.
Cunning, the accomp Filtriment of whom, N. ?5 less source of pleasure, 296. Good-nature and
Curiclity, one of the strongest and most lasting of cheartuiness, the two great ornaments of vir-
our appetites, N. 237

'tue, N. 243 :
Cynxas, Pyrrhus's chief minifter, his handsome Greeks, a culitom practised hy them, N. 189.
reproof to that prince, „N. 1802

Grecks and Trojans, who so.called, N.2

. 239.

Crinning, i a grinning prize, N, 137,


feiiions, N. 197.
N. 188.

Hardness of heart in parents towards theirchildren
Devotion: 'a man is distinguished fçom, brutes by moftinexcusable, N. 181,
devotion more than by reason, N. 201. The Henpéck’d: the fenpeck'd husband described, N.
errors into which it often leads us, itid.' The 179.
notians the most refined among the heathens Herod and Mariamne, their story from Josephus,
had of it, 207. Socratess model of devotions, N. 171.

Heteroptic, who fo to be called, N. 2'50.
Discontent, to what often owing, N. 214. Honours in this world under no regulation, N.
Discretion an under-agent of providence, N. 225.

D.Itinguished from curning, ibid.

Hopes and fears necessary passions, N. 224.
Distinction, the desire of it implanted in our na- Husbands, an ill custom among them, N. 178."
ture, and why, N. 224.

Hypocrisy, the honour and justice done by it to
Doctor in Moorfields, his contrivance, N. 193. religion, N. 247
Dorigny, Monsieur, his piece of the transfigura-

tion excellent in its kind, N. 226.

(Dolatry, the offspring of mistakeh devotion,
Drinking, a rule prescribed for it, N. 195.

N. 211.
Dutch, their saying of a man that happens to break, Jealousy described, N. 170. How to be allayed,

N. 171. An exquisite torment, N. 178.

Jezebels, who so called, N. 175.

N. 174.

E of zeal, Ñ. 185.



cessity of it, N. 215. The first thing to be Jilts described, N. 187.
taken care of in education, 224.

Imma the daughter of Charles the Great, her story,
Eginhart, secretary to Charles the Great, his ad N. 181.
jyenture and marriage with that Emperor's Immortality of the soul, the benefits arising from
daughter, N, 18...

a contemplation of it, N. 210.
Enthusiasm, the misery of it, N. 2013

Impudence recommended by some as good breed-
pictetus;-his allusion on human life, N, 2199 ing, N. 231.
Epitaph of a charitable man,

Infidelity, another term for ignorance, N. 186.
Erasmuş insulted by, a. parcel of Trojans, N. 239. Inquisitive tempers 'exposed, N. 288.
Iftates generally purchased by the Power part of Interest often a promoter of persecution, N. 185.
mankind, N, 222

Jupiter Aạmon, an answer of his oracle to the
Eugenius, appropriates a tenth part of his ebate Athenians, N. 207.
to charitable uses, N. 177.

St. Evremont, his endeavours to palliate the Ro Itty, a famous town-girl, N. 187..

man superftitions, N. 213.
Exercise, the most effectual physic, N. 195.

Expenees, oftener proportioned to our expecta Acedæmonians, their delicacies in their sense
tions than pofTeffions, N. 191.

of glory, N. 188. A form of prayer used
Eyeas a dissertation on them, N. 250.

by them, N. 207.

Lapirius, his great generosity, N.,248.
Table of the antiquity, of fables, N. 183. Latin of great use in a country auditory, N.

Fable of pleasure and.pain, ib.
Hace a good one a letter of recammendation, Laughter a counterpoise to the spleen, N. 249.
N. 221.

What sort of persons the most accomplished to
Fame divided into three different species, N. 218, raise it,. ibid. A poetical figure of laughter out
Fashion: : a fociety, proposed to be erected for the of Milton, ibid.
inspection of fashions, N. 175.

Letters to the Spectator. From with a com-
Feasts : the gluttony of our modern, feasts, N. plaint against a Jezebel, N. 175: from who

hiad been nonpluffed by a Butt, ibid. froin Jack
Female literature in want of a regulation, N. Modish of Exeter, about fashions, ibid. from

Nathaniel Henroost, a, henpeck'd husband,
Female oratory, the excellency of it, N. 247. .N. 176.;, from Celinda about jealousy, N. 178.
Foible, Sir, Jeoffry, a kind keeper, N. 190., i from Martha Housewile to her husband, ibid.
Forehead, esteemed an organ of speech, N. 231, To the Spectator from with an account of
Freeport, Sir Andrew, his defence of merchants. a whistling-match at the Bath, N. 179; from

N. 174. Divides his time' betwixt his businets Philarithmus, displaying the vanity of Lewis
and pleasure, 232. His opinion of beggars, XIV's conquests, N. 180, from who had

married herself without her "father's confent,

N. 181; froñ' Alice Threadneedle against

- Wenghing, N. 182; from in the round
Giving and forgiving, two different things, house, ibid. from .concerning Nicholas
N, 189.
Glory how to be preserved, N. 172, 218.

Hart, the annual fleeper, N 184 i from Charles
Yellow againn“jiltš, N. 117; 'from a gentleman





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yer,,and by whom he had been highly com. latter, il d. fron Aleria on the absence of 19-
.: meniled, N. 188;' from a father to his fon, vers, N. 241; from Rebecca Ridinghood, con.

N: 189. To the Spectator, froin Rebecca Net plaining of in ill-bred fello:v-traveller: N. 24=;
tletop, a town lady.N.100; from ve' afterday,

-On a poor weaver in Spital-fipids, vid.
who deiress costbare kept by the shitor, itindo front Abraham Thfifty, gwarcian to two ar
1. from a bandy-houfe inhabitant complaining of ed nicces, ibid. from=ón Rhaphael's care

fome of their visitors, ibid. from Deorge Oor * tôns, N.241; trokih -Conftantia field, on the
ling, about a ticket in the lottery, -N.'191) A ninth species of women called apes, is d. from
letter of confolation to a young gentleman who Timothy Doodle, a great lover of Wind-man's
has lately lost his father, ibid To the specta buff, N. 245;"from J. B. on the several ways
tor, from an husband complaining of an leed of confolation made use of by absent lovers,
less wife, 194; from-complaining of a sân ibid. from Troilus, a declared enemy to the
taftical, friend, ibit. from ). B. with advice to Greek, ibid. from-on the rurfing ci chile

the Spectator, N. 196; from Biddy Loveless; dren, N. 246 ; from T. B. being a differtation
s who is enamoured with two young gentlemen on the eye, N. 230; from Abraham Spy, on a
at once, ibid. from Statirà to the Spectator, new invention of perspective glasses for the use
with one to Óroondates, N. 199; from Susan of Itarers, ibid.
Civil, a servant to another. lady; cöfiring the Lovers of great inen, animadverted upon, N.
Spectator's remarks: upon voluntary countl. 193.
lors, N. 202: from Thomas Smoky, servant tó Levity of women, 'the effects of it, N. 212,
a passionate matter, ibid. from a bastard, com-

Lie: several forts of lies, N. 234.
plaining of his condition as facit, Nr 203; from Litê, to what compared in the feriptures, and by
Belinda to the Sothades, N. 204; frönn J. D. the heathe. pliilosophers, N. 219. The pre-
to his coquette miftreis, ibid. from a lady tb a

fent life a state of probation, N. 237.
gentleman, confeslingiher love; N. 204;" from Logic of kings, what. N. 239.
angry Phillis to her lover, ibid. from a lady' to Lottery, fome discourse on it, N, 191.
her husband, an officer in Spain, ibid. To the Lová: the transport of a virtuous love, N. 199.
Spectator from Belinda, complaining of a fe- L'over's-leap, where bevated, N. 225. An eitec-
male reducer, N. 205; from a country clergy, tual cure for love, N. 225. A mórt history of
man againit an affected singing of the Pralms

it, N. 233;
in church, iba. from Robin Goocifellow, con. •Luxury: the luxury of our inodern meals, N.
taining the correction of an errátn in Sir William 195.
Temple's rule for prinking, ibid. from Mary,

Meanwell about visiting, N. 208; from a shop Alvolio, his
keeper with thanks to the Spectator, ibid. from
a lover with an hue-and-cry after his mistress's 203,
heart, ibid. from J. D. concerning the iinmorta. Man, the merriest species of the creation, N. 249.

lity of the soul, N.210; from Melina, who has The mercenary practice of men in the choice of
a drone to her husband, N. 211; from Barnaby -* wives, N. 196.
Brittle, whose wife is a tilly, ibid. from Josiah Merchants, of great benefit to the public, N. 174.
Henpeck, who is married to a grimalkin, ibid. Mill, to make verses, N. 220.
from Martha Tempest, complaining of her Mirth in a man ought always to be accidental,
witty husband, ibid. from Antony. Freeman N. 196.
the henpecked, N. 212; from Tom' Meggot, Modesty and self-denial frequently attended with
giving the Spectator an account of the success unexpected blessings, N. 206. Modesty the
of Mr. Freeman's Lecture, N. 216;. from Kitty contrary of ambition, ibid. A due proportion
Termagant, giving an account of the romps of imodefiy requisite to an orátor, N. 231. The
club, N. 27 from -complaining of his excellency of modeity, ibid. Vicious modesty,
indelicate inincess, ibid. from Susanna Frost, what, ibid. The misfortunts to which the mo.
an old maid, ibid. from A. B. a parfon's wife,

dent and innocent are often exposed, N. 242.
ibid.- from Henrietta to her ungracious lover, Mothers juftly reproved for not nursing their own

To the Spectator frommon false wit, children, N, 246.
ibid. from T. D. concerning falutation, ibid. Motto, the effects of an handsome one, N. 221.
from-inquiring the reason why men of paris Much cry, but little wool, to whom applied,
are not the best managers, N. 222; from #r.
cifapius about the lover's leap, N. 227 ; from

Athenais and Davyth ap Shenkyn on the same Icholas Hart, the annual reper, N. 184.
subject, ibid. from W: B: the projector of the " Nurses: tlie frequent inconveniences of
pitch-pipe, N. 228; from--on education, hired nurses, N, 246.
N. 230; from-on the awe which attends
some speakers in public assemblies, N. 231;

from Philonous on free-thinkers, N. 234 ; from

Bedience of children to their parents the ba-

fis of all government, N. 189. ,
on marriage, and the husband's conduct Opportunities to be carefully avoided by the fair
to his wife, N. 236; from Triftiffa, who is sex, N. 198,
married to a fool, ibid. from. T. S. complain- Order necessary to be kept up in the wood, N.
ing of some people's beliaviour in divine ser-
vice, ibid. from with a letter translated from

Ariftænetus, N. 238; from a citizen in praise ARENTS naturally fond of their own chile
of his benefactor, N.240; from Rustic Spriglit. dren, N. 192. Pallions; the various ope-
ly, a country gentleman, complaining of a fa. rations of the passions, N, 215. The It ange
shion introduced in the country by a courtier disorders bred by our paflions when not regu-
hewly arrived, ibid, from Charles Easy, reflect. lated by virtue, itid. It is not so much the bu-

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Ainess of religion to extinguith, as to regulate tradesmen in their last year of apprenticeships
our paffions, N. 224.

N. 187.
Patrons and clients, a discourse on them, N. 214. Socrates, his notion of pleasure and pain, N. 1836

Worthy patrons compared to guardian angels, The effect of his temperance, N. 195. His in.

Kructions to his pupil Alcibiades in relation to
People, the only riches of a country, N. 200. a prayer, N. 207. A catechetical method of ar-
Perlians, their notion of parricide, N. 189. guing introduced first by him, N.239. Inftru&ted.
Philosophers, why longer lived than other men, in eloquence by a woman, N. 247.
N. 193:

Sorites, what sort of figure, N. 239.
Phocion, his notion of popular applause, N, 188. Spectator, his artiñce to engage his different rea.
Phyfic, the substitute of exercise or temperance, ders, N. 179. The character given of him in

his own presence at a coffee house near Ald.
Pictures, witty, what pieces so called, N. 244. gate, N, 218.
Piety an ornament to human nature, N. 201. Speech, the several organs of it, N. 231.
Pitch-pipe, the invention and use of it, N. 228. Spy, tlıe inischief of one in a family, N. 202.
Plato, his account of Socrates's behaviour the State (future) the refreshments a virtuous person
morning he was to dic, N. 183.

enjoys in prospect and contemplation of it, N,
Pleaders, few of them tolerable company, N. 197. 186.
Pleasure and Pain, a marriage proposed between Stores of Providence, what, N. 248.
them and concluded, N. 183.

Serife, the spirit of it, N. 197.
Poll, a way of arguing, N. 239.

Sun, the first eye of confequence, N.

Popular applause, the vanity of it, N. 188, Superiority reduced to the notion of quality, N.
Praise, a generous mind the most sensible of it, 219. To be founded only on merit and yirtue,

N. 202.
Pride: a man crazed with pride a mortifying Superstition, an error arising from a mistaken de.
fight, N, 2012

votion, N, 201. Superstition hath something
Procuress, her trade, N. 205.

in it deftru&tive to religion, N. 213.
Prodicus, the first inventor of fables, N. 183.


Alents ought to be valued according as they
Providence, not to be fathomed by reason, N.


are applied, N, 172.

Taste (corrupt) of the age, čo what attributed,
Vality, is either of lortune, body, or mind, N. 208.

Temperance the best preservative of health, N,

195. What kind of temperance the best, ibid.

Temple (Sir William) bis rule for drinking, N.
Raphael's cartons, their effect upon the 195:
Speciator, N. 226. 244.

Ten, called by the Platonic writers the complete
Readers divided by the Spectator into the Mercu. numle", N. 221.
rial and Saturnine, N. 179.

Thinking aloud, what, N. 211.
Reputation, a species of fame, N. 218. The fta. Trade, trading and landed intereft ever-jarring,

bility of it, if well founded, ibid.
Ridicule the talent of ungenerous tempers, N. Tradition of the Jews concerning Moses, N. 237,

249. The two great branches of ridicule in Transmigration what, N. 211.
writing, ibid.

Trunk-maker, a great man in the upper-gallery in

the play-house, N. 135.
Alamanders, an order of ladies described, N.



source of honour, N. 219. Of a beautiful
love of Phaon, ibid. Her hymn to Venus, ibid. pature, N. 243. The great ornaments of it,
A fragment of her's tránsated isto three differ ibid. To be efteemed in a foe, ibid..
ent languages, 229.

respective times, N. 209.

Wife, how much preferable to a mir.
Schoolmen, their ass-case, N. 191; How applied,

tress, N. 199.

Wife men and iools, the difference between them,
Self-denial, the great foundation of civil virtue,
N. 24$.

Wit: the many artifices and modes of false wit,
Self-love transplanted, what, N. 192.
Sentry, his diicourse with a young wrangler

. in Women: deluding women, their practices exre
*the law, N, 197.

posed, N. 182. Women great orators, N. 2471
Shows and diversions lie properly within the pro-

vince of the Spectator, N. 233

Simonides, his fatire on women, N. 209.
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regulations of it, &c. ibid.

Critic, the qualities requisite to a good one, N.
Admiration, short-liv'd, N. 251.

Age. A comfortable old age, the reward of a

well-spent youth, N. 260.

EATH : deaths of eminent persons, the
Agreeable man, who, N. 280,
Ambition, never fatisfy'd, N. 256. The end. 289.

of it N. 255. The effects of it in the mind, Decency, nearly related to virtue, N. 292.
N. 256. Subjects us to many troubles, N. Decency of behaviour, generally transgrelfed,
257. The true object of a laudable ambi-
tion, ibid.

Delicacy; the difference betwixt a true and
Appetites the incumbrances of old age, N. 260. falie delicacy, N. 286. The standard of it,
Aristotle, his definition of an intire action of ibid.

epic poetry, N. 267. His sense of the great. Dependents, objects of compaffion, N. 282.
ness of the action in a poem ; his method of Diftreft Mother, a new tragedy, recommended
examining an epic poem. N. 273. An obfer by the Spectator, N. 290.
vation of that critic's, ibid. One of the best
logicians in the world, N. 291. His division

ATING, drinking, and sleeping, with the
of a poem, N. 297. Another of his observa-
tions, ibid. His observation on the fable of

articles of life, N. 31".
an epic poem, N. 315.

Education: whether the education at a public
Art of criticism, the Spectator's account of that

school, or under a private tutor, be to be pre-
poem, N. 253.

ferred, N. 313. The advantage of a public
Audiences, at present void of common sense, N. education, ibid.

Elizabeth, (Queen) her medal on the defeat of
Augustus, his request to his friends at his death,

the Spanish Armada, N. 293:

Emilia, an excellent woman, her character, N.

EAU's head, the direction of one, N. 275. Envy: the abhorrence of envy, a certain note

of a great mind, N. 253.
more virtuous, N. 302.

Eyes: the prevailing influence of the eye in.
Bills of mortality, the use of them, N. 289.

stanced in several particulars, N. 252.
Boccalini, bis animadverfions upon critics, N.


ABLE of a drop of water, N. 293.

Fame, the difficulty of obtaining and pre.
ÆSAR (Julius) a frequent saying of his,

serving it, N. 255. The inconveniencies at.
N. 256.

tending the desire of it, ibid.
Calamities, the merit of suffering patiently un. Fop, what fort of persons deserve that charac-
der them, N. 312

ter, N. 280.
Camillus, his deportment to his son, N. 263.

Fortune often unjustly complained of, N. 282.
Canidia, an antiquated beauty described, N. 301.

To be controlled by nothing but infinite wir.
Capacities of children not duly regarded in their

dom, No. 293.
education, N. 307.

Fortune-stealers, who they are that set up for
Censor of marriages, N. 308.

such, N. 311. Distinguished from fortune.
Charity-schools, great instances of a public fpi. hunters, ibid.

Fribblers, who, N, 288.
Clavius, proving incapable of any other studies,

became a celebrated mathematician, N. 307.

IFTS of fortune, more valued than they
Comparisons in Homer and Milton, defended ought to be, N. 2940

by Monsieur Boileau against Monsieur Per. Government, what form of it the most reason.
rault, N. 303

able, N. 287.
Coquefte's heart diffected, N. 281.

Gracefulness of action, the excellency of it, N.
Coverley (Sir Roger de) his return to town, and 292

conversation with the Spectator in Gray's-Inn Greeks and Romans, the different methods oh.
walks, N. 269. His intended generosity to served by them in the education of their chil.
his widow, N. 295.

dren, N. 313.

Courtship, the pleasantest part of a man's life,
N. 261.

OMER's excellence in the multitude and
Credit undone with a whisper, N, 339

degaerațes sometimes into burlesque, N. 279.



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