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Visit from Sir Rogerhis Opinions on various Matters
169
Letters from Tom Trippit complaining of a Greek Quo
177
Dissection of a Beaus Head
181
Dissection of a Coquettes Heart
185
On the Civil Constitution of Great Britain
188
Reflections on Bills of MortalityStory of a Dervise
193
Connexion betwixt Prudence and good Fortune Fable of a Drop in the Ocean
198
Letter on PinMoneyReflections on that Custom
203
Letter from Sir John Eavil married to a Woman of Quality
208
Project of the new French Political Academy
212
Remarks on Fortunestealerson Widows
218
On waste of TimeJournal of a Citizen
222
Clarindas Journal of a week
227
Visit with Sir Roger de Coverley to Westminster Abbey
233
Sir Roger de Coverley at the Theatre
239
Transmigration of SoulsLetter from a Monkey
249
Consolation and Intrepidity in Death
252
Use to be made of Enemies
256
Letter from Sir John Eavil married to a Woman
259
Various Advantages of the SpectatorsPaperPrinting
263
Humorous way of sorting Companiesfor Mirthfor useful Purposes
267
Bill of Mortality of Lovers
271
Cheerfulness preferable to Mirth
274
383 Sir Roger de Coverleys Visit to Spring Gardens
279
Motives to Cheerfulness
288
On CompassionAnn Boleyns Letter
297
Project of the new French Political Academy
305
Remarks on Fortunestealerson Widows
311
On waste of TimeJournal of a Citizen
317
Clarindas Journal of a week
323
413
332
Sir Roger de Coverley at the Theatre
335
415
341
Transmigration of SoulsLetter from a Monkey
343
Consolation and Intrepidity in Death
349
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352
Use to be made of Enemies
355
Letter on CatcallsHistory of them
361
419
362
Various Advantages of the SpectatorsPaperPrinting 263
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Bill of Mortality of Lovers
377
383 Sir Roger de Coverleys Visit to Spring Gardens
383
Tur SPECTATOR Continued 457 Proposal for a Newspaper of Whispers
421
On true and false Modesty
424
On religious Faith and Practice
428
Weight of Wisdom and Riches a Vision
432
Advantages of the Sexes associatingHistory of a Male
433
Mediocrity of Fortune to be preferred
437
The Manners of CourtsThe Spy and the Cardinal
439
Means of strengthening Faith
441
Letters from Henpeckt Husbandsfrom a Woman mar ried to a Cotquean
470
On attributing our Neighbours Misfortunes to Judg ments
472
Essay on Dreams
477
On the Price and Success of the Spectator
482
Meditations on the Wonders of the Deep with a Hymn
485
On Religious Melancholy
489
On the Number Dispersion and Religion of the Jews
493
Will Honeycombs Account of the Siege of Hersberg and his Dreams
499
Defence and Happiness of a Married Life
501
On Conjurors and Revealers of Dreams
504
On party Lies
508
Will Honeycombs Proposal of a Fair for MarriageSale
511
of unmarried Women
512
On giving Advice
516
Tue SPECTATOR Continued 523 Poetry too often mixed with MythologyEdict on that
523
Meditation on Death a Hymu 620
525
Meditation on animal Life
529
Subject
534
Rules of Precedency among Authors and Actors
538
Account of the Marriage of Will Honeycomb
542
On the Idea of the Supreme Being
545
On vain Hopes of temporal ObjectsStory of Alnaschar
549
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On Extravagance in StorytellingEpitaph in Pancras Churchyard
558
Criticisms on the SpectatorLetter on the Decay of the Club
563
Meditation on the Frame of the IIuman Body
567
Cures performed by the Spectator
572
329
574
On Reluctance to leave the World
576
Proposal for a new Club
580
Account of the Spectator opening his Mouth
583
On Conversation Letter by the Ambassador of Bantam 587
587
Endeavours of Mankind to get rid of their Burdens a Dream 591
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The same concluded 596
596
Account of the Widows Club
600
On EgotismRetailers of old Jokes
604
On the Nature of Manof the Supreme Being
608
Method of Political Writers affecting Secrecy Specimen
613
Coffeehouse Conversation on the preceding PaperThe Whole Duty of Man turned into a Libel
616
On Drunkenness
619
Advantages of Content
627
The present Life preparatory to the Happiness of Eter nity
632
On Singularity the Dread and Affectation of it
635
On the Glories of Ileaven
641
Tue SPECTATOR Continued 582 On the Itch of Writing
647
Duty of being usefully employedon Planting
649
Story of Hilpa
653
The same concluded
655
On Eternity
660
Dramatic ImprovementsCriticisms
666
On a merry and serious Cast of Temper
670
Various Opinions of Future Happiness
672

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