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Argus, his qualifications & employments under Juno 250 | Bar-oratory in England, reflections on it . . 407
Arietta, her character - - - - - 11 Basilius Valentinus, and his sou, their story - -
Her fable of the lion and the man, in answer to | Bawdry, never writ but where there is dearth of in-

the story of the Ephesian matron . - 11 vention - - - - - - - 51
Her story of Inkle and Yarico

11 Bawdy-houses frequented by wise men, not out of
· Aristinatus, his letters, some account of them
238 Wantonness but stratagem

- 190
Aristippus, his saying of content
- 574 Baxter, (Mr.) his last words

• 445
Aristotle, his observation upon the lambic verse - 31 More last words - .

- 445
Upon tragedies

40, 42 What a blessing he had
His account of the world
. 166 Bayle, (Mr.) what he says of libels -

451
The inventor of syllogism
39 Beards in former ages a type of wisdom

- 331
His definition of an entire act of epic poetry

Instances of homage heretofore paid to beards
His sense of the greatness of the action in a poem ;

Time the beard flourished most in this nation 331
his method of examining an epic poem

2731 The ill consequence of introducing it amongst us
An observation of that critic's

at present
One of the best logicians in the world
291 A description of Hudibras's beard

331
His division of a poem

297 Bear-garden, the Spectator's method for the im.
Another of his observations

297| provement of it
His observation on the fable of an epic poem
315 A combat there

436
Aristus and Aspasia, a happy couple

- 128 The cheats of it
Arm (the) called by Tully the orator's weapon . 541 Beaver, the haberdasher, a great politician
Arsinoe, the first musical opera on the English stage 18 Beau's head, the dissection of one
Art of criticism, the Spectator's account of that poem 253 Beauties, when plagiaries -

Works of art defective to entertain the imagination 414 The true secret how to improve beauty -
Receive great advantage from their likeness to

Most charming when heightened by virtue
those of nature
- - - -

414 Whether male or female, very untractable
The design of it. -
541 And fantastical

. 141
Artillery, the invention and first use of it, to whom

Impertinent and disagreeable

. 144
ascribed by Milton - - - - - 333 The efficacy of beauty - -

. 144
Artist, wherein he has the advantage of an author 166 | Beauty in a virtuous woman makes her more virtu-
Asaph, St. (Bishop of his preface to bjs Sermons 384 ous - - - - - - - - 302
Association of honest men proposed by Spectator 126 Heightened by motion

406
Assurance, what

373 Of objects, what understood by it - - - 412
Atheism, an enemy to cheerfulness of mind

381 Nothing makes its way more directly to the soul 419
Two unanswerable arguinents against it

389 Every species of sensible creatures has different
In what manner atheists ought to be treated - 389 notions of it - - - -

412
Atheists, great zealots

A second kind of it

419
And bigots

185 The force of it

. . . 510
Their opinions downright nonsense

185 Beggar's, Sir Andrew Freeport's opinion of them. 232
Atticus, disinterested and prudent conduct in his

The grievance of them -

430
friendships

Beings, the scale of, considered by the Spectator. 519
Avarice, the original of it

55 Bell, (Mr.) his ingenious device
Operates with luxury

5 Bell-savage, its etymology
At war with luxury

55 Belvidera, a critique on a song upon her -
Its officers and adherents
55 | Belus, (Jupiter) temple of

• 415
Comes to an agreement with luxury

55 Beneficence, the pleasure of it
Audience, the gross of, of whom composed
0.2 A discourse on it

- 601
The vicious taste of our English audiences
02 Benevolence treated of

601
Audiences, at present void of common sense 13, 290 Bicknell, (Mrs.) for what commended by Spectator 370
August and July, (months of) descrbied - 425 Bill proposed by a country gentleman to be brought
Augustus, his request to his friends at his death - 317 into the House for the better preserving of the
His reproof to the Roman bachelors

523

female game
His saying of mourning for the dead

575 Bills of mortality, the use of them
Aurelia, her character.

15 Birds, a cage full for the opera
Anthor, the necessity of his readers being acquaint-

How affected by colours
ed with his size, complexion, and temper, in Bion, his saying of a greedy search after happiness

order to read his works with pleasure . 1 Riters, their business
His opinion of his own performancos

4 Biting, a kind of mongrel wit described and explod-
The expedient made use of by those who write

ed by the Spectator -
for the stage - - - - - - 51 Biton and Clitobuy, their story related, and applied
In what manner one author is a mole to another 124 by the Spectator
Wherein an author has the advantage of an artist 166 Blackinore, (Sir Richard) his observation
The care an author ought to take of what he writes 166 Blank, his letter to the Spectator about his family

A story of an atheistical author - . - 166 Blank verse proper for tragedy
Authors, for what most to be admired

355 Blanks of society, who
Their precedency settled according to the bulk Blast, (Lady) her character
of their works

529 Bluemantic, (Lady) an account of her

Board-wages, the ill effects of it .
BABEL, (tower of)

115 | Boccalini, his animadversions upon critics
Bacon, (Sir Francis) his comparison of a book His fable of a grasshopper applied to Spectator
well written

9 | Bodily exercises of ancient encouragement
His observation upon envy

- - - 19 Body (human) the work of a transcendently wise
Prescribes his reader a poem or prospect, as con-

and powerful bcing-
ducive to health - - - - - 411 Bohours, (Monsieur) great critic among the French
What he says of the pleasure of taste

7 Boileau censured, and for what
His extraordinary learning and parts

554 Bonosus, the drunken Briton, a saying of him af-
Bacon-flitch at Whichenovre, in Staffordshire, who

ter he had hanged himself
are entitled to it - - - - - 7 Books, reduced to their quintessence

wintessence

- 194
Several demands for it

18! The legacies of great geniusses
Bags of money, a sudden transformation of them Boots Rimez, what - - - -
into sticks and paper

Breeding, fine breeding distinguished from good ..
Bamboo, (Benjamin) the philosophical use he re Bribery, most pravailing way of making one's court 394

solves to make of a shrew of a wife - - 482 British ladies distinguished from the Picts
Bankruptcy, the misery of it - - - 428, 456 ) Brunetta and Phillis, their adveutures - - BU
Bantam, (ambassador of his letter to his master Bruyere, (Mons.) his character of an absent man 77
about the English

557 Buck, (Timothy) his answer to James Miller's chal-
Baptist Lully, his prudent management

lenge - - - - - - • 435
Bareface, his success with the ladies-reason for it 156 | Buffoopery censured

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Bullock and Norris, differently habited, prove great | Cherubims, what the rabbins say they are - - 600
helps to a silly play

. - 44 Chevy Chase, the Spectator's examen of it - 70, 74
Burlesque authors the delight of ordinary readers 616,625 Children, wrong measures taken in the education of
Burlesqe humour

616 the British children - - - - - 157
Burnet, (Dr.) some passages in his Theory of the Children: the unnaturalness of mothers in making
Earth considered
- 143, 146 them suck a stranger's milk -

- 246
Business, (men of their error in similitudes

The duty of Children to their parents

426
Of learning fittest for it

-
im - -

. 131
- 469
Bussy I'Amboise, a story of him .

. 467 A multitude of them one of the blessings of the
Butt: the adventure of a butt on the water - - 175 | married state - - -
Butts described

47 Children in the wood, a ballad, whorein to bo com-
The qualification of a butt.

meuded -

Cbincse, the punishment among them for paracide - 189
CACOETHES, or itch of writing, an epidemical Why the Chinese laugh at our gardens

. 410
distempor . . .

382 Chit-chat club's letter to the Spectator
.

- -
.

- 560
Celia, her character

. .

04 Chloe, the idiot .
Ceesar, (Julius) his behaviour to Catullus, who had Chremylus, his character out of Aristophanes - 464
put him into a lampoon - -

23 Christian religion, the clear proof of its articles, and
His reproof to an ill reader

7 excellency of its doctrines - - - 186, 213
A frequent saying of his

56 | Christianity, the only system that produces content 574
His commentaries, the new edition of it an honour How much above philosophy -

-C34
to the English press -

367 Chocolate, a great heater of the blood in women -
His activity and perseverance -

374 Chronogram, a piece of false wit-
Lost his life by neglecting a Roman augur's caution 395 Church-musicians reproved for not keeping to the
Calamities, merit of suffering patiently under them 312 text as well as the preachers -
Not to be distinguished from blessings

483 Church-work, slow work, aecording to Sir Roger de
Whimsical calamities

Coverley - - - -
Caligula, his wish

Church-yard, the country "Change on Sunday
Calisthenes, his character -

Cicero a punster -
Calurony, the ill effects of it.

Entertainment found in his philosophical writings
The great offence of of calumny

- 591 His genius
Rules against it by the fathers of La Trappe

The oracle's advice to him
Cambray, (the Bishop of his education of a daughter What he says of scandal
recordinended - - - -

of the Roman gladiators -
Camilla, a true woman in one particular

151 His extraordinary superstition -
Her letter to the Spectator from Venico

443! And desire of glory -
How applauded there - - - - - 413 Clarendon, (Earl of) his character of a person of a
Camillus, his deportment to his son

. 263 troublesome ouriosity -
Campbell, (Mr.) the dumb fortune-celler, an extra-

A reflection of that historian . - -
ordinary person - -

474 Clarinda, an idol, in what manner worshipped
Candour, the consequence and benefit of it -' - 380 Clavius, proving incapable of any other studies, be-
Canidia, an antiquated beauty, described

- 312 came a celebrated mathematician
Cant, from whence to be derived - -
147 Cleanliness, the praise of it -

- 631
Capacities of children not duly regarded in their odu Cleanthe, her story

. 15
cation - - - - - -

Cleanthes, his character

• 404
Caprice often acts in the place of reason - - 191 | Cleopatra, description of her sailing down the Cydnos 400
Carbuncle, (Dr.) his dye, what - - - - 52 Clergy, a three-fold division of them . - - -
Care: what ought to be a man's chief care - - 122 | Clergyman, one of the Spectator's club
Carneades, the philosopher, his definition of benuty 144 | Clergymen, the vanity of some in wearing scarfa - 609
Cartesian, how he would account for the ideas form Club: the She Romp Club - -

217
ed by the fancy, from a single circumstance of Methods observed by that Club.

- 217
the memory - - -

The Mohock club - - - - - - 324
Cases in love answered
14 The design of their institution .

324
Casimir Liszynski, an atheist in Poland, the manuer Club-law, a convincing argument
of his punishment

. - 310 Clubs, nocturnal assemblies so called -
iss, proof he gave of his tempor in child hood 157 Several names of clubs, and their originals - 9, et se
Castilian, story of a Castilian husband and his wife 198 Rules to be observed in the two-penny club
Castle-builders, who, and their follies exposed - 167 An account of the ugly club
Cat, a great contributor to harinony - - - 361 The sighing club -
Cat-call, a dissertation upon that instrumont - 361

The fringe-glove club
Catiline, Tully's character of him

- - - 386

The amorous club
Cato, the respect paid him at the Roman theatre - 446

The bebdomadal club: some account of the mem-
Grounds for his beleif of the immortality of the soul 537 bers of that club .

An instance of bis probity - - - - - 557 Some account of that everlasting club
Cave of Trophonius, people put in it to be mended 599 The club of ugly faces
Celibacy, the great evil of the nation - - - 528 | The difficulties met with in erecting that club - 78
Censor of small wares, an officer to be appointed - 16 The institution and use of clubs -

- 474
Of marriages - - - - -
- 308 Coach, (stage) its company - -

- 631
Censure, a tax, by whom paid the public, & for what 101 Coffee-house disputes .

- 197
Censure and applause should not inislead us - - 610 Coffee-house debates seldom regular or methodical 476
Chamont's saying of Monimia's misfortunes - - 395 Coffee-house liars, two sorts of thom - .

. 521
Chancery-court, why erected

564 Colours, the eye takes most delight in them - • 412
Chaplain, the character of Sir Roger de Coverley's 106

Why the poets borrow most epithets from them - 412
Charity, the great want of it among Christians - 516) Only ideas in the mind

- 413
Charity-schools, great instances of a public spirit - 294 Speak all languages - -

. 416
Should be encouraged
- 430 Comedies, English, vicious - -

- 446
Charles I. a famous picture of that prince
58 Comfort, what, and where found

• 196
Charles Il. his grieties
462 An attendant on patience -

• 501
Charles the Great, his behaviour to the secretary, Commendation generally followed by detraction . 343
who had debauched his daughter -

181 Commerce, the extent and advantage of it - -
Charms, none can supply the place of virtue. . 395 | Commercial friendship preferable to generosity - 346
Chastity, the great point of honour in women - 99 Common-prayer, considerations on the reading of it 147

How chastity was p:ized by the heathens • 579 The excellency of it - - -
Chastity of renown, what - - - - - 480 Commonwealth of Amazons . . - - - $33
Cheerfulness of temper, how obtained and preserved 143 Company, temper chiefly to be considered in the
Wherein preferable to mirth -

choice of it - - - - ...

tot
When worse than folly or madness -

• 381 | Comparisons in Homer and Milton defonded by Mon-
The many advantages of a cheerful temper

- 381 !

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Compassion, the exercise of it would tend to lessen Country Wake,' a farce, commended by s ectator 502
the calamities of life

Courage recommends a man to the female sex more
Civilizes human nature

- - 397 than any other quality - -
How to touch it.

. 391 | One of tbe chief topics in books of chivalry
Complaisance, what kind of it peculiar to comirts • 394 False courage - - - -
Compliments in ordinary discourse censured - - 103 Mechanic courage, what -
Exchange of compliments

Other good qualities wanted to set off courage
Concave and convex figures in architecture have the Courage and magnanimity inseparable.

greatest air, and why - - . - - 415 Court interest, the several ways of making it - -
Conde, (Prince of his face like that of an eagle - 86 Court & city, peculiar ways of life and conversation *013
Contidence, the danger of it to the ladies . . 395 Courtier's habit, on what occasions hieroglyphical - 64
Conquests, the vanity of them . . . . 180Courtship, the pleasantest part of a man's life - - 1
Connecte, (Thomas) a mouk in the 14th century, a Cowards naturally impudent -

zealous preacher against the womens'com modes Cowley, (Mr.) abounds in mixed wit
in those day) - - - - - - . 98 His magnanimity - - -

. 114
Consciousness, when called affectation -

His opinion of Persus, the Latin satirist
Constancy in sufferings, the excellency of it - • 237 His description of heaven -
Contemplation, the way to the mountain of the muses 514 His story of Axlaus -

.610
Content, how described by a Rosicrucian

• 574 His ambition -
The virtue of it.
ne virtue of it - - - -

- 128
-

174 Coxcom hs, generally the womens' favourites -
Contentment, the utmost good we can hope for in Crab, of King's college, Cambridge, chaplain to the
this life - - - - - - . - 163 Club of ugly faces - - - - -

. 18
Conversation most strnitened in numerous assemblies 68 Crazy, a man thought so by reading Milton aloud

Usually stuffed with too many compliments - - 103 Creation,' a poem, commended by the Speetetor
What properly to be understood by the word con-

The contemplations on creation a perpetual feast of
versation - - -

- 143 1 delight to the mind of a good man - - - 393
An improvement of taste in lottters -

.409 Credit, a beautiful virgin, her situation and equipage
Coquette's heart dissected -

- 201 A great valetudinarian -
Coquettes, the present numerous race to what owing 66 Credit undone with a whisper .
Great coveys of them about tbis town.
390 Credulity in women in fainous

190
Cordeliers, their story of St. Francis, their founder 245 Cries of London require some regulation
Cornaro, (Lewis) a remarkable instance of the benefit Criminal love, some account of the state of it.
of temperance

- - - 195 Critic, the qualities requisite to a good one -
Cot-qucans described by a lady who has one for her Critics, (French) friends to one another -
husband

Modern ones, some errors of theirs about plays - 592
Cotillus, his great equanimity -

- 143 Cross, (Miss) wanted near half a ton of being as hand-
Coverley, (Sir Roger de) a member of the Spectator's

some as Madame Van Brisket, a great beauty in
club, his character - -

. . . 2 the Low Countries . -
His opinion of men of fine parts

Cuckoldom abused on the stage
Is something of a humorist -

Cunning, the accomplishment of whom
His choice of a chaplain -

Curiosity, one of the strongest and most lasting of
His management of his family

I our appetites
netites

-
His account of his ancestors

- 109 An instance of absurd curiosity
Is forced to have every room in his house exorcised Custom, a second pature
by his chapinin

- - - - 110 The effect of it
A great benefactor to his church in Worcestershire 112 How to make a good use of it -
In which he suffers no one to sleep but himself - 112 Cannot make every thing pleasing
He gives the Spectator an account of his amours, Cynaras, Pyrrhus's chief minister, his handsome re-

and the charncter of his widow - - 113, 1181 proof to that prince - - . . . 180
The trophies of his several exploits in the country 115 Cynthio & Flavin break off their amour whimsically
A great fox hunter -

- 1161 Cyrus, how he tried a young lord's virtue
An instance of his good-nature

. 116
His aversion to confidants -

DACINTHUS, his character

. 62
The manner of his reception at the assizes, where Dainty, (Mrs. Mary) her memorial from the country
he whispers the judges in the ear .

122 infirinary - - . - - -
His adventure when a school-boy

- 125 Damon and Strephon, their amour with Gloriana .
A man for the landed interest -

Dancing, a discourse on it defended
His adventure with some gipsies

: •
omplishmenended

• 67
- 1301 A necessary accomplishment -
Rarely sports hear his own seat.

- 131 The disadvantages it lieth under to what owing - 334
A dispute between him and Sir Andrew Freeport - 1741 Useful on the stage
His return to town, and conversation with the Spec-

On the stage faulty .
tator in Gray's Inp Walks - - - - 269 The advantages of it
His intended generosity to his widow - - 295 Dangers past, why the reflection of them plenses • 418
His reflections upon visiting the tombs in West Dapperwit, (Tom) his opinion of matrimony - -

minster Abbey - - - - - - 329 Recommended by Will Honeycoinb to succeed him
A great friend to beards - - -

in the Spectator's club - - . - - 530
Goes with the Spectator and Captain Sentry to a Day, the several times of it in several parts of the
play, called 'The Distressed Mother'

. 3351
town - - - - -

. 454
His behaviour, and remarks at it - - - 335 Death, the time and manner of, not known to us - 7
His uneasiness on the widow's account

- 339 "The contemplation of it affords a delight mixed
His observations on his passage with the Specta 1 with.terror and sorrow
tor to Spring Gardens

- 133
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Intended for our relief
m what manner at'ronted on that occasiou - 383 Deaths of eminent persons the most improving pas-
Ilis adventure with Sukey . . . .
- 410 sages in history

3, 289

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His good humour

.
- 424 The benefit of death .

319
Account of his death brought to the Spoctator's club 517 | Debauchee, his pleasure is that of a destroyer 199
His legacies -
. - 517| Debt, the ill state of such as run in debt -

. 99
Country, the charms of it -

- 118 Decency nearly related to virtue - - 104, 292
Country gentleinan and his wife, neighbours to Sir Deceucy of behaviour generally transgressed .22

Roger, their different tempers described - - 128 Dedications, the absurdity of them in general
Country Sunday, the use of it

- 112 Defamation, the sign of an ill heart -
Country wake described - - - - - 1611

- 161 Papers of that kind a scandal to the government
Country life, why the poets in love with it - - 414
- 414 To be punished by good ministers -

• 431
What Horace and Virgil say of a country life - 414 Definitions, the use of, recommended by Mr. Locke - 373
Rules for it

- 424 Deformity no cause of shame
A scheme of it

. 474 Delicacy, difference between true and false delicacy
Country gentlemen, advice about spending their time 583! The strudard of it .
Memoirs of the lite of one .

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Deluge, Mr.
W n 's notion of it reproved . 396 Duelling, a discourse against it

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Demurrers, what sort of wounen so to be called . 89 Pharamond's edict against it .

- 97
Denying, sometimes a virtue - - - - 458 Dull fellows, who - - -

- 43
Dependants, objects of compassion - - - 232 Their inquiries are not for information but exercise 43
Deportment, (religious) why so little appearances of Naturally turn their heads to politics or poetry .
it in England

448 Duration, the idea of it how obtained, according to
Descriptions come short of statuary and painting - 416 Mr. Locke - - - - - - - 94

Please sometimes more than the sight of things - 416 Different beings may entertain different notions of
Description : the same not alike relished by all

the same parts of duration - -
What pleases in them - - - - - 18 Dutch more polite than the English in their build-
What is great, surprising, and beautiful, more ac.

ings and monuments of their dead - . . 26
ceptable to the imagination than what is little, Dutch, their saying of a man that happens to break - 174
common or de formed
18 Dyer, the newe-writer, an Aristotle in politics

- 42
Desire, when corrected

• 4001
Detraction, the generality of it in conversation - 346 EARTH, why covered with green rather than any
Devotee, the description of one -

- 354 other colour
Devotion, the great advantage of it
- 93 Eaetcourt, (Dick) his character -

- 463
The most natural relief in our afflictions - '. 163 Eating, drinking, and sleeping, with the generality
A man is distinguished from brutes inore by devo I of people, the three important articles of life - 317

tion than renson - - - - - - 201 Edgar, (King) an amour of his - - - - 605
The errors into which it often leads us

Editors of the classics, their faults - - - 470
The notions the most refined among the heathens Education: an ill method observed in the educating
bad of it - - - - - - -

our youth - - - - - - - 157
Socrates's model of devotions

The first thing to be taken care of in education - 224
The noblest buildings owing to devotion - - Whether the education at u public school, or un-
Diagoras, the atheist, his behaviour to the Athonians

der a private tutor, be to be preferred

. 313
in a storm - - - - - -

The advantage of a public education .

- 313
Diana's cruel sacrifices condemned by an ancientpoet 453 A regulation of education proposed

. 337
Dick Crastin challeuges Tom Tulip

Errors in the education of children

- 431
Dignitaries of the law, who

A letter on that subject - - -
Dionysius's ear, what it was

. 439
Gardening applied to education

- 455
Dionysius, a club tyrant

8 Eginhart, secretary to Charles the Great, his adven-
Disappointments in love, the most difficult to be con-

ture and marriage with that emperor's daughter 181
quered of any other - - - - - 163 Egotism the vanity of it condemued - - - 562
Discontent, to what often owing -
- 2141 A young fellow very guilty of it

- 563
Discourse in conversation not to be engrossed by one 428 Egyptians tormented with the plague of darkness - 615
Discretion, an under agent of Providence

- 225) Elizabeth (Queen) her medal on the defeat of the
Distinguished from cunning - -
- 225 Spanish Armada

• 293
Absolutely necessary in a good husband
- 607 Eloquence of beggars ..

• 613
Dissenters, their canting way of reading

147| Embellishers, what persons so called - - - 521
Dissimulation, the perpetual inconvenience of it - 103 Emblematical persons - - - - - - 419
Distempers, difficult to change them for the better - 599 Emilin, an excellent woman, her character

- 302
Distinction, the desire of it implanted in our natures, Eminent men, the tax paid by them to the public. 101
and why -

Emperor of the Mohocks, his arms, and how borne 324
Distracted persons, the sight of them the most mor Employments, whoever excels in any worthy of
tifying thing in nature -

praise - - - - - - - - 432
• Distressed Mother,'a new tragedy, recommended by Emulation, the use of it -

. . . 422
the Spectator - -

• 290 Enemies, the benefits that inay be received from them 399
Divine nature, our narrow conceptions of it - - English, generally inclined to melancholy

- 387
Its omnipresence and omniscience -

565 Naturally modest - - - - - 407, 435
Divorce, what esteemed to be a just pretension to one 41 Thought proud by foreigners

- 432
Doctor in Moorfields, his contrivance - -

A character of the English by a great preacher 557
Dogget, the comedian, how cuckolded on the stage - 446 By the Bantam ambassador

- 557
For what commended by the Spectator

- 502 A distemper they are very much afflicted with - 592
Domestic life, reflections concerning it - - 155 Englishunan, the peculiar blessing of being born - 135
Donde, (Dr.) his description of his mistress

41 Spectator's speculations upon the English tongue 135
Dorigny, (Monsieur) his piece of the Transfiguration Englishmen not naturally talkative . 135, 148
excellent in its kind
26 The English 'Tongue much adulterated

. 165
Doris, Mr.Congreve's character of
422 Enmity, the good fruits of it -

- 399
Drama, its first original a religious worship
405 Enthusiasm, the mixery of it

- 201
Dream of the Seasons
423 Envy, the ill state of an envious man

- 19
Of golden scales

463

Hlis relief - . - - - - - - 19
Dreams, in what manner considered by the Spectator 487 The way to obtain his favour -
The folly of laying any stress upon, or drawing con-

Abhorence of envy a certain note of a great mind 253
sequences from our dreams

- 505| Epaminondas, his honourable death - - - 133
The multitude of dreams sent to the Spectator - 524 Ephesian matron the story of her - -

- 11
A discourse on dreains

3, 597| Ephraim, the Quaker, the Spectator's fellow travel-
Several extravagant ones -
597 ler in a stage-conch . -

- 132
Of Trophonius's cave

599! His reproof to a recruiting officer in the same coach 132
Dress the advantuge of being well dressed

Aud advice to him at their parting .

- 132
The ladies' extravagance in it - -

- 435 Epictetus, his observation upon the female sex
An ill intention in their singularity -

His allusion to human life -

. 219
The English character to be modest in it

- 435 His rule for a person's behaviour under detraction 355
Driek, the effects it has on modesty

His saying of sorrow -

- 397
Drinking, a rule prescribed for it
195 His advice to dreamers

- 524
Drums, customary, but very improper instruments Epigram on Hecastixsa

. 52
in a marriage concert -

- 364 Epistles recommendatory, the injustice and absurdity
Drunkard, a character of one -
569 of most of them. .

· 493
Is a nonster - -
569 Epistolary poetry, the two kinds of styles

• 618
Drunkenness, the ill effects of it .

569 Epitaph on a charitable mait-
What Seneca and Publius Syrus said of it. 569 On the Countess Dowager of Pembroke

- 323
Dry, (Will) a man of a clear head, but few words • 476 Epitaphs, extravagance of some, & modesty of others 2G
Dryden (Mr.) his definition of wit censured - - 1 An Epitaph by Ben Johnson

His bappy turn for prologue or epilogue - - 341 Equanimity, without it we have no true taste of life 143
His translation of lapis's cure of Æneas out of Equestrain order of ladies -

. 104
Virgil
- - - - 572 Its origin

. -

. 101
His translation of Encas's ships being turned to Equestrian ladies, who

. 435
goddesses

- - - 589 Equipages, the splendour of them in Frumre - 15

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A great temptation to the female sex .
- 15 Men of fashion, who .

151
Erasmus insulted by a parcel of Trojans

. 239 A society proposed to be erected for the inspec-
Erratum, a sad one committed in printing the Bible 579 tion of fashions - - - - -

- 173
Error his habitation described

. 460 A description of fashion
How like to truth - -

. 4601 Fashions, the vanity of them wherein beneficial - 43
Errors and prepossessions difficult to be avoided · 117 A repository proposed to be built for them

. 473
Essay on the pleasures of the imagination, from 411 The balance of fashion leads on the side of France 410

The evil influence of fashion on the married state 400
Essays, wherein differing from methodical discourses 4 6 Fashionable society (a board of directors of the)
Estates generally purchased by the slower parts of

proposed, with the requisite qualifications of
mankind

the members - - - - -

. 475
Estcourt the comedian, his extraordinary talents • 358 Father, the affection of one for a daughter

- 449
Eternity, a prospect of it
5 Favours, of ladies, not to be boasted of .

.611
An essay upon eternity

0 Faults, (secret) how to find them out .
Eternity : part is to come

Faustina, the Empress, her notions of a pretty ges-
Speech in Cato on eternity, translated into Latin 62 1 tleman - - - - -
Ether, (fields of the pleasure of surveying them - 420 Fear, how necessary it is to subdue it -
Etherege, (Sir Geerge) anthor of a comedy called

Passion of fear treated
"She would if she could,' reproved -

Fear of death often mortal -
Evergreens of the fair-sex

Feasts, the gluttony of modern ones

. 195
Evremond, (St.) his endeavours to palliate the Ro Feeling not so perfect a sense as sight

.411
man superstitions .

• 213 Fellow of a college, a wise saying of one about pos-
The singularity of his remarks .
- 319 terity . . . . . .

523
Eubulus, his character -
19 Female literature in want of regulation -

- 242
Eucrate, the favourite of Pharamond
6 Female oratory, the excellency of it

- 941
His conference with Pharamond
4 Rakes described

336
Eucretia, her character

14 Virtues, which the most shining -
Eudosia, her behaviour

• 79 Fiction, the advantage the writers have in it to
Her character .

- 144 please the imagination -
Euxodus and Leontine, their friendship and educa-

What other writers please in it.

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tion of their children

23 Fidelia, her duty to her father .
Eugene, (Prince) the Spectator's account of him - 310 Fidelio, his adventures, and transformation into a
In what manner to be comparred with Alexander

looking-glass . . .

• 392
and Cæsar . . . . . . - 340 Final causes of delight in objects .

413
Eugenus, appropriates a tenth part of his income to

Lie bare and open .

- 413
charitable uses

- 177 Fine gentlemen, a character frequently misapplied by
Euphrates river contained in one basin .

415 the fair-sex -
Exchange (Royal) described

454 Flattery described
Exercise, the great benefit and necessity of b

How grateful
exercise - - -

Flavia, her mother's rival
The most effectual physic-

Her character and amour with Cynthio
Expenses, oftener proportioned to our expectations Flavilla, liberal of her snuff at church

. 344
than possessions

Spoiled by a marriage .
Eyes a dissertation on them .

- 250 Flora, an attendant on the spring
The prevailing influence of the eye instanced in Flutter, Sir Fopling,' a comedy ; remarks upon it 65
several particulars

- 252 Flutter of the fun, the variety of motions in it - 102

Foible, (Sir Jeoflry) a kind keeper . . - 190
FABLE of the lion and the man

. 11 Follies and defects mistaken by us in ourselves for
of the children and the frogs

worth - - - - - - - - 4
Of Jupiter and the countryman

. 23 | Fontenelle, his saying of the ambitious and covotous 576
The antiquity of fables -

. 183 Fools, great plenty of them the first day of April
Fable of Pleasure and Pain
. 183 Naturally inischievous . . .

- 4
Of a drop of water .

. 293 Fop, what sort of persons deserve that character - 0
The great usefulners and antiquity of fables - 512 Forehead esteemed an organ of speech
Face, a good one, a letter of recommendation .221 Fortius, his character .
Faces, every man should be pleasod with his own . 559 | Fortunatus, the trader, his character
Badlallah, his story out of the Persian tales - - 578 Fortune, often unjustly complained of
Fuirs for buying and selling women customary a-

To be controled by nothing but infinite wisdom - 493
mong the Persians

- 511 Fortune-stealers, who they are that set up for such - 311
Fairy writing

Distinguished from fortune-hunters - - - 311
The plcasures of imagination that arise from it 419 Frankair, (Charles) a powerful & successful speaker 484
More difficult than any other, and why

. 419) Freart, (Monsieur) what he says of the manner of
The English are the best poets of this sort . 419 Both ancients and moderns in architecture - 415
Faith, the benefit of it - -

- 459 ) Freeport, (Sir Andrew) a member of the Speciator's
The mcans of confirining it

- 465 Club - - -
Falsehood, the goddess of -
. 63His moderation in point of politics

• 125
Falsehood in man a recommendation to the fair sex 156 His defence of merchants -

. 174
False bood and dissinulation, the inconvenience of it

Divides his time between business and pleasure - 232
perpetual
- 332 His opinion of beggars .

. 22
False wit the region of it

5 His resolution to retire from business
Falstaff, (Sir John) a famous butt -
. 47 Freethinkers put into Trophopius's cave.

599
Fame generally coveted

73 French much addicted to grimace
Divided into three different species -

- 218! Their levity .
Difficulty of obtaining and preserving same - 255 | French poets, wherein to be imitated by the English 45
The inconveniences attending the desire of it - 255 Fribblers, who
A follower of merit -

- 426 Friends kind to our faults
The palace of Fame described

• 439 Friendship, the great benefit of it
Courts compared to it .

.439 The medicine of life

.
Familiarities indecent in society -

429 The qualifications of a good friend
Farnilies: the ill measures taken by great families An essay upou friendship -
in the education of their younger sons

. 108 Defined -
Family madness in pedigrees

- 612 What sort of friend the most useful a
Fan, the exercise of it - -

- 102] A necessary ingredient in the married state
Fancy, all its images enter by the sight

- 411] Preferred by Spenser to love and natural affection 490
The daughter of Liberty .

- 514 Fritilla's dream
The character of Fancy
. 558 | Frolic, what ought truly to be termed so

- 358
Her calamities -
- 558 Frugality the support of generosity

- 107
Fashion, the force of it.
64 The true basis of liberality

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