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Caracalla, a fine bust of him at Florence,
Caracci, Hannibal, vision of his pictures,
Caraccio, said to have assisted Aretine,
by designs from the Spintriæ of Tibe
rius, i. 259.
Cardan cited, on the providential forma-
tion of the mole, ii. 463.
Cardinal and the spy, an anecdote, iii. 439.
Card-match-makers, a whimsical circum-
stance respecting them, iii. 150.
Cardona, Count de, v. 362.
Cardonnel, Mr. Stepney's legacy to him,
Cards, a pernicious amusement to the fair
sex, iv. 231, 233.
Carminative Pills, an advertisement of
them, wherein faulty, ii. 168.
Carnival of Venice, i. 392.
Carpenter (General), news of his march,
its effects on the rebels, iv. 406.
Carpio, the Marquis of, could spare the
Pope thirty thousand lawyers better
than so many head of swine, i. 428.
Carriages, misapplication of the word, i.
Cartel proposed between ladies of oppo-
site parties, iv. 483.
Cartesian philosophy, whimsically and
happily exemplified, iii. 415.
Carthagena, in danger of being besieged,
Carthaginians, descended from the Tyri-
ans, at one time exceeded all nations in
naval power, v. 54.
Carthusians, a convent of, between Pavia
and Milan, very fine, i. 367; a convent
of, on the lake of Geneva, for what fa-
mous, i. 510.
Case, Dr., grown rich by means of a dis-
tich, ii. 180.
Cassani, Signior, a Christian conjuror, ii.
241; extract from the preface to his
Cassis, a French port, its fertility and
mild climate, i. 358.
Castilian, story of one, showing the dan-
ger of female levity, iii. 68.
Casualties, more of them incident to men
than women, iv. 257; allowances by
Providence to supply the waste, 258;
country list of them, 258, 259.
Cat, an experiment on one, with factitious
wine, ii. 95; a supposed familiar with
witches, 453; furnished the materials
for a species of women, iii. 87.
Cat and Fiddle, a conceit on a sign-post,
ii. 285; story of, iv. 64.
Cat-calls, letter on, iii. 344, 345; those in-
struments supposed older than the in-
ventions of Jubal, 345; why considered
to be originally English, 346; their ex-
traordinary effects, 347; a professor in
the art of playing them, ib.
Catalans, ill-treatment of, v. 655.
Catacombs, near Naples, i. 435.
Catalogue of a lady's library, ii. 302.
Catanea, woe to its people if the peace
continues! iv. 495.
Catechetical method of arguing introduced
by Socrates, iii. 130, 131.
Cathartics or purgatives of the soul, what,
Catiline, remark of the historian on his
fall, ii. 307; his avarice and luxury,
333; his rebellion, one of the most fla-
gitious, iv. 445.
Cato, tragedy of, i. 162; opening too so-
lemn, 172, note; love-scenes in, beauti-
ful but rather misplaced, 183, note;
beautiful and appropriate simile of a
stream, 186; use made of the Philippics
of Cicero, 187, note; inaccuracy of a
speech respecting terms, 192, note; de-
finition of honour, 198; fine allusion to
Mount Atlas, 199; touch of nature in
the soliloquy of Syphax, 200; scene of
the mutiny, 209; death of Sempronius,
213; Cato's magnanimity on the death
of his son, 218; his soliloquy, 220; his
death, 225; a sentiment in his last
speech not in character, and why intro-
duced, ib., note; verses with that play
presented to the Princess of Wales, 227;
a compliment to the author of that play
suppressed, iv. 207, note; a sentiment
from, on title and ancestry, 244; the fa-
mous lines on honour in that play ex-
plained, 309, note, 310; Mr. Tickell's
account of it contradicted, v. 153.
Cato the elder, in a Venetian opera, his
library containing Plutarch and Tasso,
i. 392; why chosen Censor of Rome, ii.
144; his character more awful than
amiable, iii. 20; would allow none but
the virtuous to be handsome, iii 137;
his visit to the Roman theatre, 451; a
remarkable passage from Plutarch re-
lating to him, iv. 86; his sentiment on
just punishments, 176; virtue the ruling
principle of his life, 309, note; the
Censor, mistaken by the Examiner for
him of Utica, 378.
Cato of Utica, how introduced to the Tem-
ple of Fame, ii. 15.
Catullus, how treated by Julius Cæsar on
having lampooned him, ii. 276; his
translation of a fragment from Sappho,
Cause, a bad one, if it requires to be sup-
ported by wicked artifices, iv. 421.
Cavaliers, female, ii. 436; fashion brought
from France, iii. 438.
Cave of Polyphemus described, i. 40.
C. B., a young lady, her letter to the
Spectator on employment for beaux,
Cebes, his table, an allegory, its charac-
ter, ii. 138.
Cecilia's (St.) Day, a song for, i. 20.
Celestines, convent at Milan, contains a
fresco picture of the marriage of Cana,
Celia, her consultation with Leonilla, iii.
Cellars of St. Marino, their coolness, i.
Celsus, says our Saviour learnt magic in
Egypt, v. 108, 109; attributes his mira-
cles to that art, 110.
Cenis, Mount, between Turin and Geneva,
described, i. 507.
Censor of Great Britain, emoluments of
that office to Mr. Bickerstaffe, ii. 142; a
comparison between the Roman and the
British, ib.; of small wares, an office to
be created under the Spectator, 266.
Censorious, the, a class of female orators,
Censoriousness in females, punished by
loss of speech, ii. 42.
Censure, a tax paid to the public for be-
ing eminent, ii. 425.
Censurers, why punished more severely
after death, ii. 130.
Cephisus, the father of Narcissus by Liri-
ope the Nereid, i. 125.
Ceremonials, a gradation of, iv. 261.
Ceremonies, in the Roman Catholic re-
ligion, superstitious, iii. 73; taught in
the academy for politics at Paris, 316.
Ceres, the presiding goddess of Sicily, i.
331; her statues at Rome, more nu-
merous than those of any other deities,
Cestus, of the ancients, described, i. 460;
of Venus, described, ii. 104.
Chablais, a territory belonging to the Duke
of Savoy, i. 509.
Chairs to mend, sung in a sad and solemn
air, iii. 151.
Calcidius mentions the appearance of
the star in the east, v. 108.
Challenge and combat of two brothers, a
story, iv. 190, 191.
Chamont, his advice to his sister, in the
Orphan, iii. 68.
Champagne, made from apples, ii. 92.
Chance, never acts in uniformity and con-
sistency with itself, iv. 71; impossi-
bility of its producing the body of a
single animal, 72.
Change, no nation so much given to it as
the English, iv. 488; trade, a proper
cure for this evil, v. 56.
Chaos, wonderfully described in Paradise
Lost, iii. 216.
Chaplain, of Sir Roger de Coverley, de-
scribed, ii. 435; in a noble family, his
letter to Mr. Ironside, iv. 316.
Chaplains, a discourse on them, ii. 199.
Chardin, Sir John, story from his travels,
Charing-cross, the statue there, its effect
on the Tory Foxhunter, v. 71.
Chariot, triumphal, its shape on different
pieces of sculpture, i. 468.
Charity, how to be exercised by all men,
iii. 36; pathetically recommended by
our Saviour, ib.; finely described in a
passage from Job, 37.
Charixus, brother of Sappho, perishes in
the Lover's Leap, iii. 122.
Charles Borromé (St.,) his subterranean
chapel at Milan, with an account of
him, and a comparison of him to the or-
dinary saints of the church at Rome, i.
Charles I., a famous picture of him, ii.
345; consequences of the civil wars in
his reign, iv. 498; his party and the ad-
verse one supported by the French, iv.
Charles II., a society of duellists formed
in his reign, ii. 251; very fond of Tom
D'Urfey, iv. 161; at one time might
have conquered France, 356; restored
a day after King George was born, 430;
his saying on the famous Vossius, 452;
decay of piety in his reign, v. 34; his
conduct how affecting the Protestant
interest of Europe, 97.
Charles V., a medal on his resigning the
crown of Spain, i. 347.
Charles the Great discovers the amour of
his daughter Imma with Eginhart, and
marries them, iii. 44.
Chartlett, Dr., letter erroneously stated
by Gents. Mag. to have been addressed
by Addison to him, v. 335.
Chastity, a goddess of the Romans, de-
scribed on a medal, i. 280, 281; the
great point of honour among women,
ii. 422; when suspected, how tried by
the Jews, iv. 464.
Chateaudun in France, quarries of free-
stone near it, gave rise to several cu-
rious hypotheses, i. 432.
Chaucer characterized, i. 23; his descrip-
tion of the behaviour of a female idol,
Cheerfulness of temper, how promoted,
ii. 413; the great ornament of virtue,
iii. 138; why preferable to mirth, 356;
considered as a moral habit, 357; how
destroyed and how preserved, 358
sources of it, to a good mind, 359;
considered in its natural state, 362;
promotes health, ib.; motives to it, in
contemplating the works of creation,
363; a virtue in which our countrymen
are deficient, 365; the season of Spring
a source of it, 371.
Cheese, antipathy of certain persons to,
Cherubim, a set of angels who know most,
iv. 156; figures of, in Solomon's temple,
the visible glory of God appeared among
Cheshire cheese, the prize at a yawning
match, iii. 41.
Cheshire miller, with two thumbs on one
hand, iv. 488.
Chetwood, Dr., made dean of Gloucester,
Chevræana, extract from a book so called,
Chevy chase, a critique upon it, ii. 375;
subject properly chosen and treated, ib.;
parallel of several passages with others
in the Eneid, 384; abounds in beauti-
ful description, 386; catalogue of the
Chicken, and other animals under age, a
modern diet, ii. 107.
Chief Justice, celebrated for his impar-
tiality, iv. 176.
Child, his discretion and great tenderness
for his parents, ii. 60, 61; a new-born
one, marked with the five of clubs, iv.
Child, Sir Richard, v. 392.
Child's frequented by the Spectator, ii.
Childermas-day reckoned unlucky, ii. 243.
Child-murder, means of preventing it, iv.
Children, their minds injured by ghost
stories, ii. 257; introduced in tragedies
to excite pity, 315; exchanged, in the
story of Eudoxus and Leontine, 470;
their obedience to parents the basis of
all governments, iii. 60; importance of
seasoning their passions with devotion,
iii. 70; regarded as blessings in mar-
riage, iv. 20; the first words they learn
are Whig and Tory, v. 92.
Children in the Wood, a critique on that
ballad, ii. 397.
Chimerical correspondence of two friends,
China, the wall of, its immensity, iii. 408;
the emperor of, never bestows titles till
the subject be dead, iv. 166; arbitrary
treatment of women there, 408.
China vessels, playthings for women of
all ages, iv. 332; inconveniences of this
Chinese, the punishment they inflict for
parricide, iii. 60; their genius for gar-
dening, 406; a history of theirs, called
an antediluvian novel, iv. 137, 138.
Chins, long ones, at a dinner at Bath, iii.
Chiron, the centaur, takes charge of the
infant Esculapius, i. 106.
Chivalry, books of, their whole story runs
on chastity and courage, ii. 423.
Chlamys, a vestment of the Romans, i
Choice of Hercules, a very ancient fable,
iii. 46; of Solomon, iv. 212; of Her-
Cholic, exchanged for an undutiful son,
in the Vision of Miseries, iv. 92.
Chremylus and Plutus, story of, iii 481.
Christ, the cross of, on a medal of Con-
stantine, i. 309; mottoes of Gustavus
Adolphus relating to, 346, 348; his
good-will to his own nation, iv. 413.
Christian faith, the basis of morality, iii.
474; arguments for, in the dispersion
of the Jews, iv. 15.
Christian names, a badge of distinction,
and occasion of a club, ii. 250.
Christian religion, clearly proved from
divine revelation, iii. 56; its victories
and triumphs over Paganism, v. 87; re-
stored to its purity by our national re-
ligion, 88; merits of Mr. Addison's
work on it, 103, note; proved to be in-
consistent with magic, 111; attestations
for its cause by a famous Athenian phi-
losopher, 114; character of the times in
which it was founded, and of many who
embraced it, 110; multitudes of learned
men who came over to it, 117; names of
several, 118; its rapid progress in the
time of the apostles, 119; the tradition
of our Saviour's history, how perpetuat-
ed by them and their successors, 121;
five generations might derive it from
Christ to the end of the third century,
122; four eminent Christians successive-
ly contemporaries, 122; their faith the
same with that of the churches of the
East, of the West, and of Egypt, 123;
another added to them who lived till the
middle of the fourth century, ib.; why
the tradition of the three first centuries
most authentic, ib.; proved from the
conversation of the primitive Christians,
their manner of initiating men into their
religion, the correspondence between
the churches, 124; and the long lives of
several of Christ's disciples, 125; the
tradition secured by other excellent in-
stitutions, 126; chiefly by the writings
of the evangelists, 127; which agreed
with the tradition, as is proved from
their reception by the churches, and
from the uniformity of the Christian
faith, ib.; from a remarkable passage in
Irenæus, 128; instances of records on
the history of our Saviour, which are
now lost, ib.; miracles in the first ages
of Christianity, their credibility, 129;
a particular instance, 130; martyrdom,
a standing miracle, ib.; completion of
our Saviour's prophecies, 132; lives of
the primitive Christians, and means of
converting the Pagans, 137; Jewish
prophecies relating to our Saviour a
confirmation of their faith, 138.
Christianity, its great art and secret, iii.
92; the only scheme of religion which
can support a virtuous person under the
thought of Divine judgment, iv. 35, 36;
or produce contentment in the mind of
Christians, the obligation of an oath
stronger on them than on any other part
of mankind, iv. 419.
Christina, Queen of Sweden, did not pro-
Chronology, use of medals in, i. 263.
Chryso-magnet, account of one, iv. 249.
Chrysostom mentions the miracle which
hindered the rebuilding of the temple of
Jerusalem, v. 135.
Church, danger of it, represented on a
Pope's coin, i. 265.
Church of England, less tinctured with
enthusiasm than other sects, iii. 72;
the Spectator's esteem for it, 296; what
are the great ornaments of its character,
iv. 423; those who say it is in danger,
either fear to lose a place or despair of
getting one, ib.; its cause, how injured
by the malcontents, v. 91.
Church-memorial, in the Revolution, as-
serted a remarkable doctrine, iv. 393.
Church-music, hints for improving, iii.
Church-thermometer, when invented, its
use, ii. 162; its variations at several
Church-work slow, according to Sir Roger,
Church-yard, in the country, the theatre
of parish-politics, ii. 446.
Churchill, General, succeeded by Briga-
dier Cadogan at the Tower, and ap-
pointed governor of Guernsey, v. 357.
Chymical operators for the transmigration
of liquors, ii. 92.
Cicer, a vetch, the origin of the name of
Cicero, ii. 347.
Cicero, his Tusculum, where situated, i.
484; how attended to the Temple of
Fame, ii. 15; praises Cato, 16; exem-
plifies the virtue of a Roman audience,
86; reputed the greatest orator of his
age before he wrote "De Oratore," 174;
abused by a conceited modern critic,
175; his rebus on his name, 347; a
punster, 354; his remark on friendship,
367; character of his sketch of natural
history, 464; belonging to the second
class of great geniuses, 506; his remark
on ill-natured criticism, iii. 197; his re-
mark on his dialogue on old age, 200;
recommended Pompey to the Romans
for three things, 303; his remark on ad-
vising and approving of a crime, 460; a
pattern for methodical writing, 497; his
belief in augury, iv. 22; an egotist, 98;
his definition of honour, 310, note; has
not the swagger of Seneca, nor Addison
the pomp of Bolingbroke, 147, note;
recommends Pompey to the Romans for
his good fortune, 402; his remark on the
miseries of office, in the divisions of
Rome, 460; inculcates the necessity of
religion in all communities, 502; more
admired as an author than as a consul
of Rome, v. 48; how far he was a free-
thinker, 88; prefers a mixed govern-
ment to all others, ib.; his words to
Cæsar on his conduct to his enemies ap-
plied to George 1., 101; guided the lords
of the whole earth by his eloquence,
Cicero's Philippics of service to the au
thor in two scenes of Cato, i. 187, note.
Ciceronian style in an advertisement, ii.
Cid, a translation of, acted at Bologna,
how adapted to the taste of the people,
Cimmerians, where placed by Homer, i.
Cinædus, why not suffered to take the
Lover's Leap, iii. 123.
Cinctus Gabinus, of the Romans, de-
scribed, i. 460.
Circeio, Monte, called by Homer, Insula
Oëa, described, i. 453, 454.
Circus Maximus described on a reverse of
Trajan, i. 474.
Citizen, a sober one, extract from his
journal, iii. 322; a letter from one, in
"his honeymoon, iv. 216; of Rome, of the
nature of a British Freeholder, 397.
City politicians, reproved by Mr. Bicker-
staffe, iv. 127.
Civil war, in Charles I.'s reign, its conse
quences, iv. 498.
Civita Vecchia, artifice to prevent the
Pope from making it a free port, i. 492;
its unwholesome air, ib.
Clamour, a monster in the army of licen-
tiousness, ii. 142.
Clarendon, Earl of, a character finely
drawn by him, iii. 441.
Claret, French, tried by a jury of wine-
tasters, ii. 105.
Clarinda, a fashionable idol, ii. 383; her
journal, iii. 326.
Classic authors, in wood, ii. 301.
Classics, new editions of, filled with vari-
ous readings, iii. 488.
Claudian, the poet, his character, i. 141:
his epigrammatic minuteness in descrip-
tion, 148; his account of the phoenix,
284; his personification of Victory, 291;
his illustration of the wand of Liberty,
292; peculiarity in this author's writ
ings, ib.; his character of Trajan, 310;
his metaphorical compliment to Theo-
dosius, 316; represents Spain crowned
with olive, 326: personification of Rome,
328; a description of his, applicable to
the deserts near Marseilles, 359; his
verses on a tear, 371; his account of the
journey of Honorius from Ravenna to
Rome, 415; relates a miraculous story
of Marcus Aurelius, 479; his descrip-
tion of the Eridanus, 506; more bur-
lesque than sublime in his battle of the
giants, iii. 239; his station on the float-
ing Parnassus, iv. 222; his poetry cha-
racterized by Strada, 239, 249; his style
often forced into bombast, v. 224.
Claudius, a reverse of, expressing good-
will, i. 301; dress of, on a medal, 302.
Cravering, Mrs., reported to be married to
the Lord Keeper, v. 353.
Cleanthe, the unfortunate, of Paris, ac-
count of her, ii. 262.
Cleft-board, a cure for the cacoethes scri-
bendi, iv. 132.
Clelia, a Roman spinster, her example in-
structive to British virgins, iv. 427.
Clemency unlimited, arguments for, an-
swered, v. 5, 6, 8.
Clement VIII., Pope, Mr. Ironside's letter
to him, iv. 271.
Clench of Barnet, a proposal for him to
ring the bells of Delphos in an opera, ii.
Cleopatra, dying, statue of, i. 472.
Cleora, a widow of Ephesus, declines the
Lover's Leap, and marries her gallant,
Clergy, British, could not be quiet under
a prince of a contrary religion, v. 58, 59.
Clergyman, of the Spectator's club, ac-
count of him, ii. 236; approves and de-
fends the Spectator's papers, 296; his
essay on infidelity and atheism, iii. 54.
Cliff, Nath., his advertisement for a lucky
number in the lottery, iii. 62; his mo
tives explained, ib.
Climate, English, its inconstancy, iv. 185;
impossible to adapt a suitable dress to
CLIO, letters of that word distinguishing
Mr. Addison's papers in the Spectator,
ii. 236, note; v. 146.
Clitumnus, river, described, i. 29, 31;
particular quality ascribed by the poets
to its waters, i. 410.
Clodius represented on a medal in woman's
clothes, i. 475.
Clogher, Bp. of, v. 377-379, 382; his wit,
377, 383; his death, 511, 512.
Clouds, to be sold, ii. 4; a comedy of
Aristophanes, could not now be relished
had he not told us on whom the ridicule
turned, v. 217.
Club, the plan of the Spectator formed on
the notion of one, ii. 228, note; the
Spectator's, its times of meeting, 232;
account of its members, 232, 233; their
various opinions on the Spectator's pa-
pers, 295; the debate concluded by the
sound arguments of the clergyman, 296;
dissolved, and a new one announced,
iv. 80; an injudicious measure to con-
tinue the paper, 79, note.
Club-law, or argumentum baculinum, iii.
131; revived by the enemies of our
happy establishment, v. 82.
Clubs of fat men, ii. 249-of lean men,
250;-of kings-Georges-Street clubs-
Hum-drums-Duellists, 250, 251;-Kita
cat-Beef-steak and October-of arti-
sans and mechanics, 251; rules of the
twopenny club, 252;-the everlasting,
379; tall and short, iv. 202; silent club,
Clymene, mother of Phaëton, mourns over
his tomb, i. 96, 97.
Cock, an emblem of the French nation, ii.
Cock's crowing in Hamlet, reflections on
it, ii. 57.
Cockle-shell merchants, ii. 274.
Coffee-house speculations on the king of
France's death, iii. 380; conference on
the rupture between the footmen at
Coffee-houses, supported by party lies, iv.
25; debate in one, on an enigmatical
libel in the Spectator, 108; resorted to
by lions, 165; skin of a dead one to be
hung up at Button's, 165, 166.
Coiffure now in fashion, approved, ii. 420.
Coin, old, licked by an antiquary to find
out its age, i. 339; raised or lowered at
the will of the French king, iv. 465;
an edict on that subject, to have been
expected from the Pretender, 466.
Coining of words, practised by Milton,
Coins, ancient and modern, the different
workmanship in each, i. 352; ancient,
at Rome, relating to buildings or statues,
still extant, 474; the collectors of them
very deficient, 475.
Cold bath, recommended, in the educa-
tion of youth, iv. 186.
Cole, Christian, letters to, v. 363, 364.
Coleshill matches, for horse-races, ass-
races, and grinning, iii. 31.
College elections, story relating to, iv. 10.
Collier, Mr., extract from his essay on
music, iii. 346.
Colly-molly-puff, a celebrated performer
in the cries of London, iii. 151.
Colonia Equestris, planted by Julius Cæsar
in Switzerland, i. 575.
Colonies of the Romans, ceremony on set-
tling, i. 309.
Colonna, the constable, basso relievo of
Homer's apotheosis in his possession, i.
Colonne Infame, a pillar at Milan, i. 372.
Colours, the eye takes most delight in
them, iii. 400; why the poets borrow
epithets from them, ib.; speak all lan-
Combes, Daniel, Esq., second husband of
Addison's sister Dorothy, v. 412.