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Plato, his Minos explained, 106, 107.

Republic corrected, 17, n.

explained, 110, n.
Laws corrected, 281, 282.

explained, 237, 238.
PLATONIUS, corrected, 103, 104, n.
PLAUTUS, explained, 116, 323, n. 344, 357.
Pleasure arising from scene of distress, B. I. Sect. VIII.
PLUTARCI, paffages explained, 185, 236, 255, n. Coro

refled, 191, 192, & n. 219, 220, n. 247, n.
Poet, meaning and force of the word, 135, & n.
Ilosew, 135, n.
Probability, poetic, 27, & n. A probable lye, ibid.
PROPERTIUS, explained, 307,
II 900

WTO moita, beauty of the figure, 84, 85.
Pugillares, 221, n.
Puns, in Shakespeare and in the ancient writers, 258, &c.
Puritans, their tall, and hatred of literature, 16, & n.

Q.
Quail, 182.
Quibble, fee Pun.

R:
Rehearsal (comedy) 120.
Repetition of the same letters in verses, see Alliteration.
Resolution, 32.
Richard III, a character not proper for the stage, 67.
Ridicule, proper subjects for it, 112, & n.
Rimes, whether avoideıl by Homer, Virgil, Milton, 12, 13, n.
Romans, how their government influenced their manners and
Icarning, 122. Their fall and barbarity, 18.

Roman au.
thors, 130, n.
Roje, under the rose, xlviii.

S.
SARESBEKUENSIS, Joanncs, cited, 18, 19, n..
Satyric drama, 100, 101, & n.

SCALIGER,

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SCALIGER imposed on by Muretus, 290, n.
Self-love, 30.
Sentiments, poetic, B. I. Sect. XII.
Sextus EMPIRICUS, corrected, 114, n.
SHAFTSBURY, Earl, wrongly criticizes Shakespeare, 9. Mif-

taken in his etymolgy of Defdimena, 303.
SHAKESPEARE, bis learning, pafsim. wherein faulty, 67,

125, 126. His bonest character, B. I. Sect. II. A ftri&
observer of decorum, 97. His gravity and bumour, 97,

98. His plays explained, defended, corre&ted.
All's well that ends well, corre&ted, 229, 230. Defended,

xxxiv.
Antony and Cleopatra, the character of Mark Antony, and

bis manner of speech, 89, 90. Dramatis personce varied
from Plutarcb, 302. Pafjoges explained, 187, 188, 327, n.
Defended, 200, n. 316, 317, 328, 330, 335, 360. Cor-
retted and explained, 183, 184, 235, 236, 246, 247, 248,

249, 254, 255, 275, 276, 333.
As you like it, pasages explained, 257, 258. Corrected,

208, 209, 257, 273, 274.
Comedy of errors, passages explained and defended, 146,147,

323, 324, 326, n. xxxvii. Corrected, 233, 234.
Coriolanus, character of Coriolanus, 78. Pasages explain-

ed and defended, 163, 170, 171, 328, 329, 331, 351.

Corrected and explained, 208, 211, 212.
Cymbeline, passages explained, 21, 331. Defended and ex-

plained, 171, 348. Corrected, 204, 205, 215, 240, 241.
Hamlet, the play criticized, 43, &c. In what light the play

introduced before the King, is to be considered, 48, 49, 120,n.
Passages explained, 27, n. 48, 49, n. 320, 321, 322, 327,
343, 345, 395, 396. Explained and corrected, 177, 178,

179, 180, 211, 253, 382, 383.
if Part of K. Henry IV, wrongly so called, 58. Explained

and defended, 162, 334, 335, 338, 351, 395. Corrected,
115, & n.

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ad Part of K. Henry IV, wrongly so called, 58. Pasages

explained, 77, 78, 150, n. Corrested, 240, 274, 380,0.
Henry V. Fluellin's character, 72. Pasages explained, 90, .

222. Defended and explained, 149, 150. xli. Correet-

ed, 274, 275, 381, n. 406, 407.
K. Henry VI, the Rory faulty, 25, n. 59, 60. Passages

in the first part, explained, 151, 216. Second part, ex-

plained, 300, 301. xxi.
K. Henry VIII, wrongly called the life of K. Henry VIII,

57. Wherein faulty, ibid. Pasages explained and de-
fended, 22, 23, 329, & n. 350. Corrested and explained,

206, 207

K. John, wrongly called, The life and death of K. John, 56,

57. Pasages explained and defended, 173, 174. Cor-

reted, 252.
Julius Caesar, the plot vindicated, 58, 59. Its length of

time, 61, n. The characters, 74, &c. Passages explain.
ed, 78, 79, 186, 187. Defended, 157, 314, 315, 331.
Explained and corrected, 176, n. 229, 244, 245, 246,

258. xiv.
K. Lear, explained and corre&ted, 195, 196, 199, 203, 235-

Defended, 332. ix, xxv. Palages ezplained, 224, 225,

346, 362, 363. xiv, xix, xxv.
Love's labour's loft, Spurious, 289. Corrected, 231, 232.
Macbeth, the play criticized, 27, &c. Its length of times,

61, n. The poet's art in deviating from history in the
character of Banquo, 40. Palages explained, 21, 31,
32, 33, 37, 38, n. 39, n. 41, 42, n. 164, 179, n. 326.
Defended and explained, 155, & n. 339, 345. xxii, xxiji,

xlix. Corrected, 34, 204, 277.
Measure for Measure, fassages explaircd, 148, n. 215. Its

unity and moral, 59. Explained and defended, 169, 217,
343, 407. Explained and corrected, 239.

Merchant

Merchant of Venice, the Jew's character not praper for

the flage, 67. Pasagés. explained, 163, 354.
Merry Wives of Windsor, palages explained and defended,

161, 323, 380, n. xx, xxxiv. Corrected, 278, 279.
A Midsummer Night's Dream, passages defended, 157, 309,

407. Explained and corrected, 205, 251, 252, 333.
372, n. Ridicules, the affectation of repeating the same

letters, 268.
Much ado about nothing, passages explained, 212. Coro

rected, 230, 231, 242:
Othello, the play criticized, 51, &c. Palages explained,

162, 164, 224. Explained and defended, 171, 172, 303,n.
336, n. 341, 342, 355. Explained and corrected, 181,
182, 202, 203, 269, 270, 306. Meaning of the word

Desdemona, 303.
K. Richard II, pasages explained and defended, 305, 342
K. Richard III, the character improper for the stage, 67.

Explained and defended, 347, n. 395,
Romeo and Juliet, a play founded upon biflory, 74. Mer-

cutio's character, 91. Pasages explained and defended,

148, 357, n. Corre&ted, 243, 244.
Taming of a Shrew, pasages defended and explained, 169,

170, 304
The Tempeft, the unity of its action, 59. Caliban's cha-

rafter, 91. Pasages explained, 223, 224, 226, 227, 339.
Corrected, 199, 200, 238, 239, 249, 250, 251, 273,

379.
Timon of Athens, pasages defended, 311, 362. Corrected,

197, 198, 199, 239, 240.
Titus Adronicus, Spurious, 284, 285.
Troilus and Creslida, palages explained and corrected, 213,

214, 232, 233, 254. Explained, 148, n. 182, 222,
223, 337

Twelfth-

Twelfth-Night, or What you will, explained and defendert,

341. Correéted, 196, 197.
Two Gentlemen of Verona, Spurious, 289.
Winter's tale, the story faulty, 23, n. Explained, 307.

xli.
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SOCRATES, 97, 98, 294.
SOPHOCLES, his improvement of the stage, 105, & n. His

Ele&tra, 49, 50, 392. Oedipus, 58. Ajax, 58, 321.

Philoletes explained, 259, Defended, 29, n.
Spencer, passages explained, 47, n. 136, 180, 191, 205, n.

305, 310. XXV, xxvi. Explained and corrected, 184,

186, 193, 336, n. 404.
Stage, fee Tragedy, Comedy.
STRABO, cited and illustrated, B. I. Sect. II.
Sublime, true, 87.
Subscribe, subscription, 312, 313.
Superstition and wickedness united, 36.
Swearing on the sword, 47, n.
Sydney, Sir Philip, his remarks on our tragedies and compeo

dies, 62, 63. His bad metre, 384, 385.
Σχήμα σαρ' υπόνοιαν, a figure in rhetoric sfed by Shake-

fpeare, 161.

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Table books, see Pugillares.
Tangere, meaning of the word, 306.
Taft, modern, B. I. Sect. III. & IV. Taft corrupted'intro-

duces depravity of morals, 18. Critical tast, how to be

acquired, B. II. Sect. I. 385, 386.
Terence, in what sense the Roman Menander, 121, 112,

282. His art in drawing the character of Demea, 76, 77.
Explained, 356, 358.

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