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Xi. Mr. Bickerstaffobtains the aid ofPacolet, a good genius,

in the discharge of his Censorial duties - - - - 66

Xii. Pacolet gives an account of himself and his adventures

Gamesters- - -- -- -- -- - 70

Xiii. Pacolet continuedDuellists and the Purgatory of

the murdered - -- -- -- -- - 75

xiv. Pacolefs account of the GeniiShades of Conscience

and HonourGenuis of Credit ----- 80

xv. A lover's reason forsuccess, and a lady's reason for the

choice of a husbandPacolet employed in a delicate

mission - -- -- -- -- -- -86

xvi. Pacolet vani/hesCharaBers of a Rale and a Coquette 90

Xvii. Mr. Bickerstaff visits the family of an early friend

Scene of domestic felicity - -- -- -- po

xvm. Thescene of felicity clouded ------- - Q8

Xix. Mr. Bickerstaff introduces (as betrothed) his half-

sifter, Jenny Distaff who speaks for herselfThe

Empire of Beauty - -- -- -- --102

XX. Jenny Distaff's historyFalse friends - - - - 107

XXI. Jenny Distaff continuedCharaBers at Epsom - - 113

xxii. Jenny Distaff continuedLove and Matrimony

The Fox-hunter's speech - - - - - - -117

xxni. Jenny Distaff continuedDuellingWhisperer's

without business, and Laughers without occasion - 123

xxiv. Jenny Distaff continuedMr. Bickerstaff's advice

to married peopleJenny'swedding dinner - - 129

xxv. Sister Jenny's matrimonial difference and reconciliation

The Dappers - -- -- -- -- -134

xxvi. Mr, Bickerstaff counsels Jenny how to secure happiness

in the married state - - - - - - - - -138

Xxvii. Sifter Jenny appears in her own chariot, and incurs

Mr. Bickerstaff's disapprovalOn Marriage and

the customary ceremoniesImpertinence of wags

Jenny aud Tranquillus - -- -- -- -143

xxviii. Sifter Jenny answers the letter of Almeira, in the

interest of her sexAnd exits - - - - - -149

XXIX. Mr. Bickerstaff's opinion on the means offemale im-

provement, mental and personal - - - - -153
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xxx. Mr. Bickerstaff thinks the faults of the fair sex chiefly

owing to the false manner in which they are

addressed by menHis discoveries by means of his ring 157

XXXI. Mr. Bickerstaff introduces his three NephewsTheir

characters and his manner of disposing of them - 163

XXXII. Entertains his three Nephews and a lady - - - 166

XXXIII. An example of judicious EducationCharacler of

Samuel Bickerstaff and his family - - - - I69

xxxiv. EffeEts of apaffion for gay andshowy dressMethod

taken with Margery Bickerstaff to keep her from

marrying - -- -- -- -- -- 173

xxxv. Mr. Bickerstaff pronounces all worthless men dead in

reason - -- -- -- -- -- - 177

XXXVI. Mr. Bickerstaff s Court of JudicatureFirst fitting,

on the dead in reason - -- -- -- -180

xxxvn. Court of Judicature continuedOn the hooped

Petticoat ------------189

xxxvm Mr. Bickerstaff finds it expedient to alter his taElics

and wink at offenders, but expeils hu/h-money for

the breach of his Sumptuary Laws, and in considera-

tion of his powers of divination. - - - - - 195

XXXIX. Mr. Bickerstaffprofejjes physicQuacks and Impostors

of the timeThe Widow and dumb Fortune-teller. 198

XL. Mr. Bickerstaff's extraordinary CuresOn the

affeElation of faults and imperfeBions. - - - 203

XLI. Mr. Bickerstaff illustrates the prevalent corruption of

manners and language - - - - - - - - 211

XLII. Mr. Bickerstaff's refleElions and dream on the state

of Great Britain - - - - - - - - - 215

XLIII. Mr. Bickerstaff a ben sailor to his enemies of Grub

StreetFable of the Owls, the Bats, and the Sun 222

Xliv. Mr. Bickerstaff learns fencing, and his reasons for so

doingHis vindication from the imputation of in-

juring any worthy person by his satire - - - 225

XLv. The same subjetl continued - - - - - - - 230

XLvi. Mr. Bickerstaff gives his opinion of the praElice of

praise, with exceptions, of libellers and ill-natured

jesters ------ - 233
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PHOTOGRAPHIC ILLUSTRATIONS,

FROM DHSIONS BY

THOMAS STOTHARD, HENRY SINGLETON, HENRY THOMPSON, P. J. De LOUTHERBERG, R.A, W. M. CRAIG, RICHARD WESTALL, R.A., &c.

ARTIST. PAGE

Mr. Bickerstaff learns Fencing Frontispieco.

A First Grief—Death of a Father Richard Westall, R.A 24

Scene of Fire in a Theatre P. J. de Lotttherberg, It. A 49

Tragic Scene on the Sca-shore Henry Singleton .. 52

Melancholy Accident between Lovers Henry Thompson 54

Scene between Jenny Distaff and a Nobleman W. M. Craig Ill

City 'Widow consulting a Dumb Fortune-teller Henry Singleton 201

A Lady Fainting Do. 20si

Fantastic Fancy of a Cobbler Do. 238

An Old Lady's Pets Do. 247

Mrs. Barry the Actress, at Bickerstass's Funeral Thomas S/othard 269

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