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ESSAYS OF ADDISON

TOGETHER WITH

MACAULAY'S ESSAY ON ADDISON'S

LIFE AND WRITINGS

EDITED BY

SAMUEL THURBER

Boston

ALLYN AND BACON

1893

gift ghu ng Filish

COPYRIGHT, 1892,

By ‘SAMUEL THURBER.

Norwood Press :
J. S. Cushing & Co. - Berwick & Smith.

Boston, Mass, U.S.A.

future age.....

Large books versus pamphlets and newspapers .

Effect of the newly-imposed stamp duty on periodical publica-

tions. The Spectator defends his non-partisan course.

The Spectator defends the raised price.

Precedence in literature

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THE STAGE.

Signor Nicolini and his lions ...

Artifices of the dramatic poets

The trunk-maker at the theatre

Stage properties : dramatic critics.

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MANNERS.

Tom Folio

Ned Softly ..

Over-crowding of the learned professions

On party patches .

On country manners

The same subject.

On pin money.

The false rumor

A friend of mankind brought to grief by an alchemist.

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POLITICS.

The vision of public credit..

The Royal Exchange.

The Tory fox-hunter.

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