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one, 69; full of metaphorical deaths, Rosamond, an opera, i. 55; comic scenes
in, entertaining, 57, note; copy of verses
Romans, old, their habit, i. 308; modern, to the author, 55.
their aversion to the king of France, Rosamond's Pond, v. 61.
374; their generous virtue, ii. 86 ; the Roscommon, Lord, a poet and critic, i.
patriotism of their ladies, 391 ; abound- 26 ; referred to, on Paradise Lost, iii.
ed in honorary rewards for national 240; his observation on learning and
services, iv. 166; their rule in bestow- good breeding, iv. 338.
ing medals, 167; their ideas of honour Rosicrucian, his descant on his pretended
and virtue, 310, note; how reconciled discovery, iv. 116; his secret found to
to the Sabines, 410; their virtue na- be nothing else but content, 117.
turally produced patriotism, 413; their Ross, Alexander, a commentator on Ovid,
scrupulous observance of oaths, 418; discovers in him the mysteries of the
their generous spirit in making con- Christian religion, i. 141.
quests, 470; appeal of their matrons to Ross, General, his sentiments on the Se-
the senate against a supposed decree cret Committee's Report, v. 659; his
for every man to have two wives, v. 20; speech on the impeachment of Lord
their usual birthday salutation, 67 ; few Bolingbroke, 664.
of their writings have come down to our Rostrum, of a ship, represented on a me-
time, 105; their corporations, armies, dal, i. 296; of a Roman ship, over the
senate, &c., filled with Christians, 117; arsenal at Genoa, i, 363.
delight they must have felt in the local Rottenburg in the Tirol, its strong castle,
descriptions and characters of Virgil, 220. i. 537.
Rome, its antiquities and ruins described, Rotunda, said to be the most valuable an-
i. 33; the symbols of its divinity and tiquity in Italy, i. 266; a little church
power, 310; its commonwealth repre- near Ravenna, described, 399; at Rome,
sented by a vessel in distress, 315; figure described, 418.
of, on å medal, 328; described, 417; Rowe, Mr., his specimen of a translation
modern, stands higher than the ancient, of Lucan's Pharsalia praised, v. 48;
458; the grandeur of the commonwealth Addison's opinion of, 742.
and magnificence of the emperor dif- Royal Exchange, v. 72 ; contemplated, ii.
ferently considered, 459 ;, antiquities, 370; its scenes afford a fund of entertain-
Christian and heathen, ib.; statues, ment, 371; Charles II.'s statue there,
460; two sets of figures of gladiators, its effect on the Tory fox-hunter, v.
467; abundance of remains relating to 72.
sacrifices, 468; clothed statues, ib.; Royal Quarrel. See Prince of Wales.
many pieces of sculpture still undis- Royal Society, a wish for them to compile
covered, 469 ; undertakers who dig for a body of natural history, ii. 464; de-
antiquities, 470; the bed of the Tiber a sign of its first institutors, iii. 172.
magazine of treasures, 471; coins re- Rubens, a collector of medals, i. 259; vi.
lating to buildings and statues still ex- sion of his pictures, ii. 394.
tant, 474; variety of ancient pillars in Rubicon, river, now called Pisatello, de-
many kinds of marble, 476 ; obelisks scribed by Lucan, i. 401.
and triumphal arches, 480; manuscript | Rudis or Vindicta, the wand of liberty, i.
of Henry VIII. of England in the Vati- 291; ceremony of its use, 292.
can, 481; towns within its neighbour- Ruff and collar-band, probable disputes
hood, 482 ; why more frequented by the of future antiquaries respecting, i.
nobility in summer than in winter, 487;
Mr. Ironside's lion obeyed there, iv. 225; Rufus, William, a saying of his on cle-
a citizen of, analogous to a British free- mency, v. 6.
holder, 397; its commonwealth, in what Rural knights and squires, ridicule of
points defective, 458 ; power of dictators them censured, ii. 20, note.
and consuls, 458, 459 ; how far a political Rural wits in conversation, termed hunt-
example to modern states, v. 86; church ing-horns, ii. 117.
of, why pleased with the success of the Rushout, Sir Jas., under the tuition of
Tories, 97; its future seat wonderfully Addison, at Oxford, v. 675.
described in the Æneid, 220, 221. Russel, Admiral, his bravery, i. 8.
Rome, Church of, why pleased with the Russia fleet, English losses on, v. 362.
success of the Tories, v. 97.
Russian ambassador arrested, v. 371.
Romulus, his cottage on Mount Capitol, Rust, various kinds of, observable on old
described by Virgil, i. 409; ar Remus, coins, i. 265; distinguished by the fla-
medallion of, 305.
Rope-dancer, account of one, by birth a Ruyter, Admiral, how praised and pitied
monkey, ii. 287.
by the governor of Sallee, v. 508.
Rosalinda, a Whig partisan, mistakes oc- Rycaut, Sir Paul, his account of a curious
casioned by a mole on the Tory part of Mahometan custom, iii. 335.
her forehead, ii. 390.
Ryswick, Peace of, Addison's Latin Poem
on, i 233; translation of, v. 549; reduced Salver of Spectators, a present for young
population of France at that period, iv. ladies, iv. 6.
Salvini, the abbot, his Italian translation
8. that letter too frequent in the English of the letter from Italy to Lord Halifax,
tongue, ii. 497.
Sabbath of heaven, speculations on, iv. Samnite gladiator represented in mosaic,
Sabine women, their interference termi. San Marino, Republic of, described, i.
nated a war with the Romans, ii, 391. 103 ; see Marino (San); its treatment
Sabines, how reconciled to the Romans, of Cardinal Alberoni, v. 439.“
Sanctity, when fashionable in England,
Sacheverell, Henry, a poem of Mr. Addi- iv. 10.
son's inscribed to, i. 22.
Sanctorius, his balance, used by a vale.
Sacks, women to be sold in, a proposal of tudinarian, ii, 279.
Will. Honeycomb's, iv. 29, 30.
Sanctum Sanctorum, in Solomon's temple,
Sacrifice, ancient, a representation of, in iv. 129.
the library of the arsenal at Berne, i. 519. Sandwich, use of the term, v. 676.
Sacrifices, abundance of Roman antiqui- Sanguine temper, often the occasion of
ties relating to them, i. 468.
misfortunes, iii. 63.
Saffold, Dr., the successor of Dr. Lilly in Sannazarius, celebrates the city of Venice,
physic and astrology, ii. 179.
i. 396; his tomb at Naples, 426 ; verses
Sagacity in animals, exemplified, ii. 461. on a temple in Naples, ib.
Sagulum, a dress of the ancient Gauls, Sansom, Mr., letter to, v. 323.
mentioned by Virgil, described on a Sant Ander, treaty of privileges between
medal, i. 327.
its magistrates and the British mer-
Saints, our country once called a nation chants trading at Bilboa, v. 52.
of, v, 34,
Sappho, fragments of her poetry beautiful,
Salamanders, a species of women, so dis- iii. 105; called by ancient authors the
tinguished, iii. 67.
tenth muse, ib. ; her Hymn to Venus
Salaries and Payments to Addison; Tra- and Lover's Leap, 106; another frag-
velling Grant, v. 636; as keeper of the ment of hers, as great a model to poets
Irish Records, v. 427, 632, 637; Patent as the Torso to sculptors and painters,
Fee, 640 ; as Secretary of State, 639 ; 115; translated by Catullus, ib. ; by
Retiring Pension, 641; Grant of Plate, Boileau, 116; and by Mr. Philips, ib.;
642 ; Secret Service Money, 640; Official circumstance respecting it related by
Entries of Payments, 643.
Plutarch, 117; takes the Lover's Leap
Salernum, its bay divided from that of and dies, 123, 124.
Naples by the promontory of Sorren- Saraband, Mrs., her puppet-show and sale
tum, i. 427.
pular when aimed at eminent persons, i. 297; golden, in Paradise Lost, a re-
160; on particular persons, the disgrace finement on a thought in Homer, iii.
of England, 458.
227; a vision of them, 477.
Satires, compared to poisoned darts, ii. Scaliger, on the vestis trabeata of the Ro.
mans, i. 261; his censure of Lucan's
Satirists, why they best illustrate ancient digressions, iii. 201; the younger ridi-
manners, i. 385; their custom of omit- cules the egotism of Montaigne, iv. 99,
ting the vowels of a great man's name, 100; says Tilenus speaks and writes
well for a Germa
Saturday's papers of the Spectator, afford Scandal, private, reprobated, ii. 266;
great comfort to a sick man, iv. 34. printed, effectual mode of suppressing,
Saturnine, a class of readers so termed, iii. 457 ; in writings, a great help to the
sale of them, iv. 106 ; a never-failing
Savage, an anecdote of him, Phillips, and gratification with the public, v. 67.
Steele, v, 375, 376,
Scandalum magnatum, Goodman Fact
Saviour, his submission to the Divine will, accused of, by Count Tariff, iv. 366.
iii. 84; reasons why Pagan contempo- Scaramouch, at a masquerade, iv. 281.
rary writers make no mention of his Scarron, relates a curious expedient for
life and miracles, v. 104; books and re. keeping the peace, iv. 483.
cords relating to him now lost, 105; ac- Schacabac and the Barmecide, an Arabian
count of him from Pontius Pilate to the tale, iv. 313, 314.
Emperor referred to by Justin Martyr, Scheil, Danish envoy in England, v. 245.
ib. ; his supposed correspondence with Schellenberg, battle, celebrated, i. 45.
Agbarus, King of Edessa, 106 ; facts in Schism in the church during the papacy
his history noticed by Pagan authors, of Eugenio IV., i. 511.
108; his miracles at buted to magic by Scholar's egg, a Greek poem, ii. 344.
Celsus, 110; and by the other uncon- Scholiasts, of service in explaining the
troverted heathens, 109; fallacy of the familiar phrases of ancient authors, iv.
assertion proved, ib.; a second list of 219.
Pagan authors who testify of him, 113; Schomberg, the Duke of, buried at Lau.
passage from a learned Athenian, 114; sanne, i. 514; his advice to an eminent
another Athenian philosopher convert- historian, v. 28.
ed, ib.; their belief at first founded on School frolic of Addison's—the barring
historical faith, 115; testimonies ex- out, v. 674.
tended to all the particulars of his his. Schoolmaster, attempt of one to revive the
tory as related by the evangelists, 116; worship of the heathen gods, v. 86.
this was the motive to the conversion Schoolmen, their ludicrous case of an ass
of many learned men, 118; means by between two bundles of hay, iii. 60; a
which they might inform themselves of question started by one of them on hap-
its truth, 119; the tradition perpetuated piness and misery, iv. 121.
by his apostles and their disciples, 120, Schuldham, the affair of, v. 647.
121; five generations might derive it Science, best cultivated in a free state, üi.
from him, to the end of the third cen- 299.
tury, 122, writings of the evangelists Scolding heroes of Homer, more tolerable
agree with the tradition of the apostles, than bullies in petticoats, v. 38.
127; his worship and doctrines propa- Scolds, made up of canine particles, iü. 87.
gated throughout the world, 128 ; mira- Scomberg, Duke, v. 548, note.
cles performed by prayers and adjur- Scorn, a commander in the war of the
ations in his name, 130 ; completion of
sexes, iv. 274.
his prophecies confirmed Pagans in Scotch, a saying of theirs, on natural parts
their belief of the gospel, 125 ; his life, and learning, iii. 478.
history, and the Jewish prophecies re- Scotch parliament to be called by the
lating to him, an argument for the Pretender, iv. 434.
strengthening of their faith, 138, 139, Scotchman and the parrot, a story, iv.
Savoy, the duke of, his territories on the 389.
lake of Geneva, i. 510; why disappointed Scotists, their contests with the Smiglesi-
of taking Toulon, iv. 354.
ans at Oxford, iii. 131.
Savoy, exhausted by the war, iv. 361. Scotland, provision in the Act for En-
Savoyards, their animosity to the King of couraging Loyalty there, iv. 308. See
France, i. 375.
Sawney, a second-sighted Highlander, his Scott, Dr. his Christian Life, its merit,
vision, iv. 495, 496.
Scale of being, infinite, ii. 445 ; reflections Scottish elective peers, on the making
on, iv. 41; a consequence deducible them hereditary, v. 301.
from them, 42.
Screech-owl, superstitious terrors
Scales, on old coins, an emblem of justice, hearing one, üi. 245.
Boribblers of lampoons and satirts, their Self, Samuel, recommends the Spectator's
innuman barbarity, ii. 277 ; why neg- Essay on Good-nature as an excellent
lected by the Spectator, iii. 449.
sweetener of the blood, iv. 76.
Scribendi Cacoëthes, an epidemical dis- Self-examination, a precept for, iii. 343;
ease, iv. 132.
recommended, iv. 300.
Scriptures, medallic legends taken from Self-knowledge, how attainable, iii. 378.
the, i. 351.
Self-murder among females, mode of pre-
Scudery's Romances, relate a curious ex- venting it in Greece, iii. 120.
pedient of two absent lovers, iii. 135. Self-sufficiency, proceeds from inexperi-
Sculptors, ancient, more skilful in work. ence and ignorance, iv. 505.
ing marble than the moderns, i. 476. Selkirk, Alexander, v. 477.
Sculpture, a notion concerning, applied Semele, consumed in the embraces of
to education, iii. 96.
Jupiter, i, 124.
Scythian, his reply on being asked how Semiramis, figure of, cut from a huge
his countrymen could bear to go naked, rock, iii. 407.
Sempronia, a fine lady, ii. 320; on what
Scythian winter-piece in the third Georgic occasion she holds her tongue, ib.
of Virgil, i. 260.
Sempronius, a senator, (in Čato,) i. 175,
Scythians, made perjury a capital crime, 177, 187, 191, 199, 207, 209, 210, 212.
Senate, Roman, analogous to our nobility,
Sea, on sale, ii. 4; a certain species of iii. 297.
females made from, iii. 87; generally Seneca, his remark on the waste of time,
filled with monsters, when there are no ii. 411; his style faulty, 419, note; his
fleets on it, iv. 495.
opinion of modesty, iii. 120; stricture
Seamen, their mode of judging of fruit by on a great author's style appiied to Mil-
the peckings of birds, ii. 461.
ton, 202; a pattern for essay-writing,
Seasons, the Spectator's choice of coun- 497 ; a saying of his on drunkenness,
tries to pass them in, iii. 370.
with more of turn than of truth in it, iv.
Secret Committee, v. 648, 649; Report of 112; a remarkable passage in his epis-
the, 650 ; the Speaker's warrant issued tles, on the Holy Spirit, 116; his nos-
for the apprehension of persons named trum for raising love, v. 37; his style
by the, 652; the Report read by Mr. and subjects, 598.
Walpole, and the names given of the Seneca, de Beneficiis, inferior in illustra-
political personages mentioned therein, tion to the device of gratitude on a
653; details of the Report, 654, 655; im- medal, i. 269; his invocation to concord
portant parliamentary debates on bring- from the Medea, 275 ; his allegorical
ing up this Report, 656–668.
description of happiness, 293; his pic-
Secret faults, methods for each person to ture of the Trojan matrons bewailing
discover his own, iii. 377.
their captivity, 331.
Secret Service Money, royal warrant for, Sensoriola, of brutes and men, iv. 104.
Sensorium of the Godhead, what, iv. 104.
Secretary of State, regulation respecting Sentences, legal, not to be influenced by
appointment, v. 354; Addison's appoint- passion, iv. 177.
ment, 436; royal warrants for his salary, Sentiments, in an epic poem, how to be
considered, iii. 185 ; two kinds, the
Secrets for widow-hunters, iv. 95.
natural and the sublime, 187 ; in Dry-
Sectaries, during the rebellion, tendency den's plays, out of character, iv. 208.
of their hypocrisy, iii. 472.
Sentry, Captain, account of him, ii. 234 ;
Sects, in religion, tinctured with enthusi. cautions the Spectator not to touch on
asm, iii. 72.
the army, 296; satisfied by the argu.
Security, described on a medal, i. 279, 314. ments of the clergyman, 297 ; accom.
Sede vacante, never known in the Ever- panies the Spectator and Sir Roger to
lasting Club, ii. 379.
the play, iii 333.
Sedentary, the word misapplied, ii. 449, Septennial bill, commended, v. 36.
“Serve God, and be cheerful,” the motto
Seditious attempts to calumniate his Ma- of a bishop, v. 66.
jesty's person and family, iv. 421. Septimius Severus, medal in compliment
Seducers, a loose tribe of men, noticed, to his wife Julia, i. 304 ; an excellent
iii. 73; how to be punished, 75.
bust of him at Florence, 497.
Seduction, exemplified in the story of a Serenade of cat-calls, for what purpose
Castilian, iii. 68, 69; its heinousness performed, iii. 347.
exposed, iv, 245.
Serenity, a title given to princes, iii. 99.
Begrais, Mons., his threefold distinction of Seraphim, a set of angels who love most,
the readers of poetry, ii. 361.
Bejanus, his fall probably commemorated Serini, Count, a prisoner in the castle of
on a stone at Terni, :. 411.
Rottenburg, i. 537.
Seriousness, w... commendable, iv. 511. Shepherd, an Italian, his extraordinary
Sermons, illustrated by Quæ genus and genius in tossing of eggs, ii. 506.
As in præsenti, iii. 103.
Shepherd's pipe, a species of minor Greek
Sermons of Sir Roger's chaplain, how poetry, ii. 344
chosen, ii. 436.
Sherlock on Death, why so generally per-
Serpent, hyperbole in Ovid's description of used, iii. 301; has improved the notion
one, i. 146;, story of, from Scripture, of Heaven and Hell, 456 ; his represent.
how treated by Milton, iii. 258.
ation of the state of the soul on its first
Servius, the scholiast, his remark on a separation from the body, iv. 34.
passage in Virgil, v. 226.
Sherlock, Mrs., her petition, v. 484.
Sesostris, his character, how drawn in Shewbridge, Mr., recommended as an
Telemachus, ii. 131.
honest man, v. 652.
Settala, Canon, his cabinet of curiosities Shield, on an emperor's coin, designed as
at Milan, i. 371.
a compliment from the senate, i. 270.
Settlement act, hung up in the Hall of Shifts, resorted to in a dearth of news,
Public Credit, ii 237.
Seven stars, an oversight of Ovid respect- Shilling, the Adventures of one, ii. 185,&c.;
ing, i. 143.
the occasion of a burlesque poem, 188 ;
Sewell, G., his remarks on Addison's Latin a crooked one, the talisman of absent
Poems, v. 549; his translation of the Ba- lovers, iii. 141.
rometer, 555; Puppet Show,580; declares Ship in a storm, described by the Psalm.
Addison the author of “Skating,” 585. ist, iv. 8; how preferable to the descrip-
Sexes, their respective duties, ii. 339 ; tions of the heathen poets, ib.
their mutual regard tends to the im- Ship under sail, an exsblem is bappiness,
provement of each, iii. 431 ; contending i. 298.
for superiority, an allegory, iv. 273. Shipper Nm., M.P. for Newton, dis re-
Sextus Quintus, his severe treatment of a marks on the Mutiny Bill, v. 649, 650 ;
satirist, ii. 276, 277.
a firm adherent of the Stuarts, 649;
Sfondrati, Cardinal, the last abb' pf St. sent to the Tower, ib. ; designated by
Gaul, i. 522.
Pope as "honest Shippen," ib.; his
Shadows and realities not to be mixed in speech in the Committee of Supply, 668.
the same piece, ii. 240.
Ship-timber, in England, its approaching
Shadwell, Mr., trait in the character of a scarcity, iv. 135.
rake in one of his plays, ii. 298.
Ships of the ancients, generally under the
Shaftesbury, Earl of, his taciturnity in guardianship of some god, i. 295.
parliament, v. 725.
Shire Lane, the Kit-cat Club established
Shake of wind, why a bad expression, iv. in, v. 676, 677.
Shirts, Hanoverian, occasion a riot, and
Shakspeare, his allusion in Hamlet to the are publicly burnt, v. 651.
cock-crowing, ii. 57 ; his style, wherein Shoeing-horns, a set of fellows useful to
faulty, 306 ; his tragedy of Lear ad- the ladies, iv. 62.
mirable, 309; his tragedies abounding Shops of London open, v. 740.
in puns, 354; an instance of first Short Club, remonstrance on, from
kind of great geniuses, 505; excels in secretary of the Tall Club, iv. 202;
“the fairy way of writing,” iii. 423; and threatened, 203.
in ghosts, 424 ; compared to the stone Short-sightedness, how remedied, ii. 46.
in Pyrrhus's ring, iv. 150; the prettiest Shoulder-knot, a topic for profound dis-
and justest compliment ever paid to our quisition among the learned in future
great poet. ib., note.
ages, i. 261.
Shallow, Josias, indicted in the Court of Shovell, Sir Cloudesley, his monument ill-
Honour, ii. 212; John, Esq., his letter designed, ii. 283 ; reply of the emperor
on cat-calls at the theatre, iii. 344, 345. of Morocco to him, on his reprisals for
Shalum and Hilpa, an antediluvian novel, English captives, iv. 439; arrival of his
iv, 138, 140.
fleet at Lisbon, v. 351; fired on at Lise
Sham-doctor, second part of that farce, ü. bon, 358; his shipwreck and death,
Shapely, Rebecca, indicted in the Court of Shows and diversions, the peculiar pro-
Honour, ii. 219.
vince of the Spectator, iii. 124.
Sheep, the emblem of France, i. 326. Shrew in domestic life is a scold in poli-
Sheep-biter,why a term of reproach, ii. 107. tics, iv. 483.
Sheer-lane, the abode of Mr. Bickerstaffe, Shrewsbury, Duke of, Addison's threo
days' conversation with him at Florence,
Shekinah, descent of, at the dedication of v. 336 ; probability of his resignation,
Solomon's temple, v. 97.
395; accused by the Secret Committee,
Shell-fish, a species of, the lowest in the 653.
scale of animals, iv. 41.
Shuckborough, Mi., v. 651, 652.