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the Sothades, 204 ; from y. D. to his coquette
mistress, ibid. from a lady to a gentleman, con-
feffing her love, N. 204. from angry Phillis to
her lover, ibid. from a lady to her husband, an
officer in Spain, ibid. To the Spectator from
Belinda, complaining of a female seducer, 205;
from a country clergyman against an affected
singing of the Psalms in church, ibid. from Robin
Goodfellow, containing the correction of an er-
rata in Sir William Temple's rule for drinking,
ibid. from a shopkeeper with thanks to the Spec-
tator, ibid. from a lover with an hue and af.
ter his mistress's heart, ibid. from J. D. con-
cerning the immortality of the soul, 210; from
Melisa, who has a drone to her husband, 211;
from Barnaby Brittle, whose wife is a filly, ibid.
from Josiah Henpeck, who is married to a grimal-
kin, ibid. from Martha Tempest, complaining of
her witty husband, ibid. from Anthony Freeman
the henpecked, 212 ; from Tem Meggot, giving
the Spectator an account of the success of Mr.
Freeman's Lecture, 216; from Kitty Termagant,
giving an account of the romps-club, 217; from
-complaining of his indelicate mistress, ibid.
from Susanna Frost, an old maid, ibid. from A. B.
a parson's wife, ibid. from Henrietta to her un-
gracious lover, 220. To the Spectator from
on false wit, ibid. from T. D. concerning faluta-
tion, ibid. from inquiring the reason why
men of parts are not the best managers, 222;
from Æsculapius about the lover's leap, 227; from
Athenias and Davyth ap Shenkyn on the same
subject, ibid. from W. B. the projector of the
pitch-pipe, 228; from - on education, 230 ;
from - on the awe which attends fome speakers
in publick assemblies, 231 ; from Philonous on
free-thinkers 234; from - on marriage, and the
husband's conduct to his wife, 236; from Triftif-
fa, wbo is married to a fool; ibid. from T. S.


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complaining of some people's behaviour in divine
service, ibid. from with a letter translated from
Aristanetus, 238 ; from a citizen in praise of his
benefactor, 240; from Rustick Sprightly, a count-
ry gentleman, complaining of a fashion introdu-
ced in the country by a courtier newly arrived,
ibid. from Charles Easy, reflecting on the behavi-
our of a fort of beau at Philaster, ibid. from Af-
teria on the absence of lovers, 241 ; from Rebec-
ca Ridinghood, complaining of an ill-bred fellow-
traveller, 242 ; from on a poor weaver in ;
Spittlefields, ibid. from Abraham Thrifty, guardi-
an to two learned nieces, ibid. from

on Ra-
phael's cartons, 244; from Conftantia Field,
on the ninth species of women called apes, ibid.
from Timothy Doodle a great lover of blind-man's
buff, 245; from j. B. on the feveral ways of
confolation made use of by absent lovers, ibid.
from Troilus, a declared enemy to the Greek, ibid.
from on the nursing of children, N. 246;
from 7. B. being a differtation on the eye, 250 ;
from Abraham Spy on a new invention of per-

fpective glafles for the use of ftarers, ibid.
Lovers of great men, animadverted upon, N. 193. .
Levity of women, the effects of it, N. 212..
Lie: Several sorts of lies, N. 231.
Life to what compared in the Scriptures, and by

the heathen philosophers, N. 219. The presene.

life a state of probation, 237.
Logick of kings, what, N. 239.
Lottery fome discourse on it, N. 191.
Love : the transport of a viriuous love, N. 199.
Lover's-leap, where filuated, N. 225. An effectual ?

cure for love, 227. A short history of it, 233.
Luxury: The luxury of our modern meals, N. 195.

MAlvolio, his character, N, 238:

Maple (Will) an impudent libertine, N. 203.
Man, the merrieft fpecies of the creation, N. 249.


The mercenary practice of men in the choice of

wives, 196. Merchants of great benefit to the public, N. 174. Mill, to make verses, N. 220. Mirth in a man ought to be accidental, N. 196. Modesty and self-denial frequently attended with unexpected blessings, N. 206. Modesty the contrary of ambition, ibid. A due proportion of modesty requisite to an orator, 231. The excellency of modefty, ibid. Vicious modesty what, ibid. The misfortunes to which the modest and

innocent are often exposed, 242. Mothers justly reproved for not nurfing their own

children, N. 246.
Motto, the effects of an handsome one, N. 221.
Much cry, but little wool, to whom applied, N. 251.

Icholas Hart the annual fleeper, N. 184.

Nurses. The frequent inconveniences of hired nurses, N. 246.

0 Bedience of children to their parents the basis

of all government, N. 189.
Opportunities to be carefully avoided by the Fair

Sex, N. 198.
Order neceffáry to be kept up in the world, N. 219.

Arents naturally fond of their own children,

N. 192. Pastions : the various operations of the paffions, N. 215. The strange disorders bred by our paflions when not regulated by virtue, ib. It is not so much the business of religion to ex

tinguish, as to regulate our paffions, 224. Patrons and clients, a di'courle of them, N. 214.

Worthy patrons compared to guardian angels, ib. People the only riches of a country, N. 200. Perhians, their notion of parricide, N. 189. Philosophers, why longer lived than other meg,


N. 195

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N. 238.

Phocion, his notion of popular applause, N. 188. Phyfick, the substitute of exercise or temperance,

. Pictures, witty, what pieces so called, N. 244. Piety an ornament to human nature, N. 201. Pitch-pipe, the invention and use of it, N. 228. Plato, his account of Socrates his behaviour the

morning he was to die, N. 183. . Pleaders, few of them tolerable company, N. 197. Pleasure, pleasure and pain, a marriage proposed

between them and concluded, N. 189. Poll, a way of arguing, N. 239 Popular applause, the vanity of it, N. 183. Praise, a generous mind the most fenfible of it,', Pride: A man crazed with pride a: mortifying

fight, N. 201. Procuress, her trade, N. 205. Prodicus, the first inventor of fables, N. 183. Prosperity, to what compared by Seneca, N. 237. Providence, not to be fathomed by reason, N. 237. .

Q QUality

; is, either of fortune, body, or mind, N., 219.,

Ack, a knotty fyllogism, N. 239:

Raphael's Cartons, their effect upon the Specé . tator, N. 226, 244. Readers divided by the Spectator into the Mercurial

and Saturnine, N. 179. Reputation, a species of fame, N. 218.. The sta

bility of it, if well founded, ibid. Ridicule the talent of ungenerous tempers, N. 249.

The two gseat branches of ridicule in writing, ibid.

S Alamanders, an order of ladies described, N.

198. Sappho, an excellent poetess, N. 223. Dies for

love of Phaon, ibid. Her hymn to Venus, ibid. A fragment of hers translated into three differ.

ent languages, 229. Satirists, best to instruct us in the manners of their

respective times, N. 209. Schoolmen, their-ass-case, N. 191. How applied,

ibid. Self-denial the great foundation of civil virtue, N.

248. Self-love transplanted, what, N. 192. Sentry, his discourse with a young wrangler in the

law, N. 197. Shows and diversions lie properly within the pro

vince of the Spectator, N. 235. Simonides, his fatire on women, N. 209. Sly, the haberdasher, his advertisement to young

tradesmen in their last year of apprenticeship,

N. 187.


Socrates, his notion of pleasure and pain, N. 183.

The effect of his temperance, 195. His instructions to his pupil Alcibiades in relation to a. prayer, 207. a catechetical method of arguing

introduced first by him, 239. Instructed in elo-quence by a woman, 247. Sorites, what fort of figure, N. 239, · Spectator, his artifice to engage his different read


179. The character given of him in his own presence at a coffee-house near Aldgate,

218. Speech, the feveral organs of it, N. 231. Spy, the mischief of one in a family, N. 202. State (future) the refreshments a virtuous perfon

enjoys in prospect and contemplation of it, N.

186. Stores of Providence, what, N. 248. Strife, the spirit of it, N. 197. Sun, the first eye of consequence, N. 250. Superiority reduced to the notion of quality, N. 219. To be founded only on merit and virtue,



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