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THE WORKS

OF

JOS E P H A D DISO N.

COMPLETE

IN THREE VOLUMES.

EMBRACING

THE WHOLE OF THE “SPECTATOR,” & c.

VOL. I.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS,

NO. 82 CLIFF-STREET.

1837.

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CONTENTS.

No.

No.
Original Dedications

35 False Wit and Humour-Genealogy of
1 The Spectator's Account of himself Addison Humour

Addison
2 Of the Club-Sir Roger de Coverley-

36 Letters from the Play-house, on the Dis-
the Templar-Sir Andrew Freeport-

mission of inanimate Performers Steele
Captain Sentry-Will Honeycomb-

37 Caialogue of a Lady's Library-Charac-
The Clergyman
Steele ter of Leonora

Addison
3 Public Credit, a Vision
Addison 38 On Affectation-Vanity

Steele
4 Advantages of the Spectator's Tacitur-

39 English Tragedy--Lee-Otway Addison
nity-Care of che Female Sex

Steele 40 Tragedy and Tragi-Comedy
5 On the Absurdities of the Modern Opera Addison | 41 Women called Picts--no Faith to be
6 Preference of Wit and Sense to Hones-

kept with them

Steele
ty and Virtue

Steele 42 English Tragedy-Methods to aggran-
7 Popular Superstitions
Addison dize the person in Tragedy

Addison
8 Letters on Masquerades

43 Account of the Hebdomadal Club-Re.

9 Account of various Clubs

marks on Dulness

Steele

TO The uses of the Spectator

44 Stage tricks to excite Pity-Dramatic

ii Character of Arietta-the Ephesian Ma-

Murders

Addison

tron-Inkle and Yarico

Steele 45 Ill Consequences of the Peace---French

12 Custom of telling Stories of Ghosts to

Fashions—Childish Impertinence
Children

Addison 46 The Spectator's. Paper of Hints drop-

13 Conduct of the Lions at the Opera-

ped-Gospel-gossip-Ogling

Merit of Nicolini

47 Theory of the Passion of Laughter

14 Letters from the Lion-from an under

48 Spectator's Letter to the Ugly Club-

sexton-on the Masquerade-Puppet

Letters from Hecatissa-an old Beau-

Show
Steele Strolling Players

Steele

15 Story of Cleanthe-On happiness, ex-

49 Character at the Coffee-House-En-

emplified in Aurelia-Fulvia

Addison bulus

16 Various articles of dress—Lampoons-

50 Remarks on the English, by the Italian

Scandal--Politics--Letter from Charles

Kings

Addison

Lillie

51 Censure of a Passage in the Funeral-

17 Account of the Ugly Club
Steele Indelicacies in Plays

Steele

18 History of the Italian Opera

Addison 52 Letter from the Ugly Club-Hobbes's

19 On Envy

Steele Theory of Laughier

20 Impudence-the Starers

53 Letters on Female Education

Hughes

21 Divinity, Law, and Physic overburdened

The best-bred Men—the Spleen-a

with Practitioners

Addison Peeper-King Latinus

22 Absurdities of the Opera exemplified in

54 Account of a new Sect of Loungers

Letters from the Performers of Beasts Steele 55 Effects of Avarice and Luxury on Em-

23 Ill-natured Satire
Addison ployments

Addison

24 Complaint of Thomas Kimbow-imper-

56 Vision of Maraton

tinent Acquaintance-Letter from Ma.

57 Mischiefs of Party-Rage in the Female

ry Tuesday

Sex

25 Letter from a Valetudinarian-Excess

58 Essay on Wit-History of False Wit

of Anxiety about Health

Addison 59 The same Subject continued

26 Reflections in Westminster Abbey

60 Wit of the Monkish Ages-in Modern

27 Resolutions to quit the world-Letter to

Times

a Clergyman

Steele 61 The Subject continued

28 Project of an Office for the Regulation

62 Difference between True and False Wit

of Signs-a Monkey recommended for

--Mixt Wit

the Opera

Addison 63 Allegory of several Schemes of Wit

29 Italian Recitative-Absurdities of the

64 On public Mournings

Steele

Opera Dresses

65 Characters of Sir Fopling Flutter, Dori-

30 Club of Lovers established at Oxford Steele

mant, and Harriot

31 Project of a new Opera

Addison 66 Letters on fashionable Education Hughes

32 Admission of the Spectator into the

Errors in the common Modes

Steele

Ugly Club

Steele 67 Dancing—the Dangers of it-Country

33 Characters of Laetitia and Daphne--Art

Dances- Exhibition of Pictures Budgell

of improving Beauty
Hughes 68 On Friendship

Addison

31 Success of the Spectators with various

69 Visit to the Royal Exchange-Benefit of
Classes of Readers represented by the

extensive Commerce
Club
Addison | 70 Critique on the Ballad of Chevy Chase

3

Steele

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