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Monaco, its harbour described by Lucan,
i. 360; garrisoned by the French, 361.
Monarchs, the late British, their fickle
and unsteady politics a source of dis-
sension, iv. 401.
Monarchy, its genius attendant on liberty,
ii. 140; unlimited, arguments for and
against, iii. 298; absolute and limited,
considered, iv. 390, 391.
Money lowered and advanced at the will
of the king of France, iv. 465.
Money-bags, transformed to sticks and
paper, ii. 239.
Monkey, letter respecting one, ii. 287,
Monkeys, battles between, described by
Tavernier, v. 83.
Monkish ignorance delighted in false
wit, ii, 350.
Monmouth cock, still worn by country
'squires, ii. 490.
Monopoly, of snow at Naples, i. 441; of
noses, ii. 216.
Monosyllables abounding in the English
language, ii. 497.
Mons, the taking of, noticed, ii. 17.
Montague, Mr., his poetry celebrated, i.
26; his poem to King William, an ex-
cellent stroke in it, 148; dedication of
Latin poems to, 232; advanced to the
Treasury by King William, iv. 422.
Montague, Charles. See Halifax, Lord.
Montagu, Wortley, v. 331; proposal to
relieve him at Constantinople by Mr.
Stanyan, 492; letters to, 331, 335, 336,
369, 370, 372, 491.
Montagu, Lady Wortley, letter to Pope
on Addison's appointment as Secretary
of State, v. 437; her quarrel with Pope,
Montaigne, a pattern for essay-writing, iii.
497; his egotism ridiculed by the younger
Scaliger, iv. 99, 100.
Monte Circeio, why supposed by Homer to
have been an island, i. 453; Æneas's
passage near it described by Virgil, 454.
Monte Fiascone, i. 488.
Monte Novo, thrown out by an eruption
of fire, i. 438.
Monmouth's rebellion atrociously pun-
ished, v. 14.
Monument, the fox-hunter's visit to, v. 71.
Monuments, in Westminster Abbey, con-
templated, ii. 283; remarkable ones,
raised by Eastern nations, iii. 343.
Moon, used as an emblem on medals, i.
305, 308; a new one, to be sold, ii. 4.
Moore, Dr. his system of ethics unde-
servedly neglected, ii. 401; his proof of
a Providence in the formation of the
Moorfields, for what famous, iv. 24.
Moors celebrated for their horsemanship,
Mopsa, why in great danger of her life, ii.
Moses, his serpent compared to a well-
written book, ii. 253; a Jewish tradition
concerning him, iii. 130; certain pas-
sages in his history copied by Milton,
278; in whose name sent to Pharaoh,
iv. 146; his heroic patriotism, 414.
Most preferable, a solecism, v. 96, note.
Mother, a disconsolate one, with a child,
often introduced in tragedies, ii. 315;
letter from one, to a lord who had abused
her daughter, iv. 245, 246.
Motives to good actions ought to be en-
couraged, iv. 308.
Motto, a handsome one, its effect, iii. 102;
of a bishop in Charles II 's reign, v.
Mountebanks, their artifices to insnare
the vulgar, ii. 180.
Much Cry but Little Wol, to whom ap-
plied, iii. 150.
Mucro, or point, of a coquette's heart, its
qualities, iii. 294.
Mulberry-ti es, their various uses in Italy,
Muley Ishmael, emperor of Morocco, iv.
436; his cruelties, 437; his notion of
property, 438; and of justice, ib.; his
reply to Sir Cloudesley Shovell, 439; his
attachment to the French king, ib.
Multicium, a Roman vest of fine tissue,
Multos et fælices, the Roman birth-day
salutation, v. 67.
Mum Club, ii. 251.
Murder, in duelling, how to be defined,
Musæum, a street so called in honour of
the daughter of Pythagoras, iv. 321.
Musæus makes a noble figure in the
sixth Æneid, iv. 203.
Muscovy, news from, estimated, ii. 126.
Musculi amatorii, or ogling muscles in a
beau's head, iii. 291, 292.
Muse, Sappho called the Tenth, iii. 105.
Muses, how represented by Homer and
Hesiod, iii. 384.
Musgrave, Mr., his loss of a thousand
pounds, v. 360.
Music, its charms, i. 22; Italian, its effect
spoiled when applied to English trans-
lations, ii. 269; English, exploded by
foreign, 271; recitative, rules respect-
ing, 289; a religious art among the
Jews, iii. 384; how cultivated among
other ancient nations, ib.; strengthens
devotion, 385; different nations have
different tastes for it, v. 223.
Musical apparatus, why introduced into
the Vision of Mirzah, ii. 499, note.
Musical instruments of the ancients con-
sidered, i. 465.
Mutability of temper, the greatest weak-
ness in nature, iii. 3.
Mutes, of the Turks, a wise institution,
Mutton-pie, the origin of the Kit-cat Club,
Myia, a daughter of Pythagoras, her works
and history famous in Lucian's time,
iv. 321; the street in which she lived
called the Musæum, ib.
Mysticism of antiquaries exemplified, i.
Mythology, heathen, not admissible in
modern poetry except in mock-heroics,
iv. 45; by what substituted in Mr.
Phillips's Pastorals, ib.
Nabopharzon, a tyrant, his punishment
after death, ii. 129.
Naked bosoms of ladies, a Quaker's letter
on, iv. 224.
Namby Pamby, origin of, v. 695.
Names of authors to their works, the in-
conveniences of, iii. 457.
of the inhabitants, 428; different from
what it was in Statius's time, 429; the
people oppressed when governed by the
Spaniards, ib.; severity of the taxes,
ib.; why called by the ancients Parthe-
nope, 430; described by Silius Italicus
and others, ib.; the antiquities and
natural curiosities about it, 431; the
great alteration of the adjacent parts
from what they were formerly, 432; its
catacombs, 435; grotto del Cani, 436;
Vesuvio, 438; manner of furnishing the
town with snow, 441.
Naples, Milan, and Flanders, were rather
ornaments than strength to Spain, iv.
Nar, river, described, i. 29.
Narborough, Lady, married Sir Cloudesley
Shovell, v. 364.
Namur, siege of, described, i. 6.
Naples, i. 424; its religious ceremonies
and representations in the holy week,
ib.; miracle of St. Januarius's blood, a
bungling trick, ib.; its many super-
stitions, ib.; its delightful bay, 427; its
pleasant situation, ib.; litigious temper
Narcissus, the offspring of Cephisus and
Liriope, i. 125; story of, 126; falls in
love with his own image at a fountain,
and turns into a flower, 129; statue of,
472; a fine statue at Florence, 497.
Narni, celebrated for the ruins of Augus-
tus's bridge, i. 414; why so called, ib.
Nassau, panegyric on that family, i. 31, 37.
Nastiness, or slovenliness, exposed by La
Bruyere, iv. 338.
Nathan, his fable of the poor man and his
lamb, one of the oldest extant, iii. 45.
Nation, which disregards justice hastens
to ruin, iv. 176; a general decay of
virtue shows a want of patriotism in its
inhabitants, 411; flourishes in propor-
tion to the prevalence of that principle,
413; none could be happy under a king
of a contrary religion, v. 59; instance
of Sweden, 59, 60.
Nationality of Homer's and Virgil's po-
ems, a great charm to the Greeks and
Romans, v. 221.
Natural history recommended as a sub-
ject for the Guardian, iv. 306.
Nature, full of wonders, ii. 155; distribu-
tion of her blessings to encourage com-
merce among mankind, 371; delights in
simple diet, iii. 65; described as dis-
turbed by the guilt of our first parents,
261; its works more delightful to the
imagination than those of art, 403.
Nature, animated, its gradations, iv. 42.
Naval power of Great Britain nourished
by commerce, v. 54.
N. B. of great use in advertisements, ii.
Nepotism of the popes, conducive to the
splendour of Rome, i. 421.
Neptune, a candidate for the guardianship
of Athens, rejected, v. 22; his curse,
ib.; his trident, mystery of, i. 269.
Nera, river, described, i. 413.
Nero, explanation of the medal on his
marriage with his sister Octavia, i. 306;
represented on a medal, fiddling, 342;
foundations of his port still visible, 455;
bust of a young, in the Villa Borghese,
Nerva, insolence of the Prætorian guards
under, i. 315; his bust at Florence,
Netheno, a town on the coast between
Naples and Rome, for what remark-
able, i. 455.
Netherlands, trade to, settled to the ad-
vantage of the British merchants, v. 56.
Neuf-Chatel, a dispute about the succes-
sion to its government, i. 530.
Neutral states, foreign troops in British
pay to be raised from, iv. 355.
Neutrality on certain opinions to be ob-
served, ii. 452; when rebellion is going
on, is criminal, iv. 448; law of Solon
against it, ib.
New changes, an improper expression, i.
New England, report on its trade to Ter-
tuga for salt, v. 51, 52.
New Jersey, divisions and disorders in, v.
New or uncommon, everything that is so,
a source of pleasure to the imagination,
iii. 398; what understood by the term
with respect to objects, ib.; improves
what is great and beautiful, ib.; why a
secret pleasure annexed to ideas of it,
402; everything so that pleases in ar-
New River, a project for bringing it into
the Opera-house, ii. 241.
Newberry, Mr., device to represent his
name, ii. 348.
Newcastle, Duke of, nominated b the
king as godfather to the young prince,
Newcastle, Duke and Duchess of, a noble
inscription on their monument, ii. 423.
Newman, Richard his indictment in the
Court of Honour, 1. 204.
News, a dialogue concerning, ii. 125; its
publication, how to be regulated in the
London cries, iii. 151; the general thirst
of Englishmen for it remarkable, 461;
inflamed by the late wars, ib.; food for
newsmongers, ib.; ludicrous specimen
of news, 463; of the battle of Chevy
Chase, how received by the Scottish and
English kings, ii. 376.
Newsmongers, a debate among, ii. 126;
characterized, 254; haunted by lions,
Newspaper advertisements, humorously
imitated, in praise of the Spectator, iv.74.
Newspapers, abounding in French phrases,
iii. 13; established in country towns, v.
News-writers, their principles rather than
their veracity considered, v. 94.
News-writers of Great Britain, v. 230.
Newton, Sir Isaac, his calculations on the
comet of the year 1680, ii. 426; an eu-
logium on, iv. 71; calls infinite space
the sensorium of the Godhead, 104.
Nice, Sir Courtly, play of, divides the
audience into Whigs and Tories, v. 25.
Nicolini, his combat with a lion in the
Haymarket, ii. 259; his friendship for
his antagonist, 261; a model for acting
to English tragedians, 262; the Spec-
tator's regret on his leaving the opera,
Nightingale, its music delightful to a
man in love, iii. 362; and the lutanist,
the famous contest between, furnished
a hint to Mr. Phillips in his Pastorals,
iv. 239, 240.
Nigranilla forced by a pimple to patch on
the Whig side, ii. 390.
Nile, described, i. 94; Ovid's noble verses
on, 144; why represented by sculptors
in black stone, 498.
Nisida, the isle of, described, i. 449.
Nithisdale, Lord, a country gentlewoman
taken for him, iv. 494; a farce now.
writing on his escape, v. 26.
Nobility consists in virtue, not in birth,
iv. 260; a regard to ancestry and pos
terity ought to excite us to virtue, 264.
Nomenclators, their office, in old Rome,
Non-resistance, interpreted into either loy-
alty or rebellion by a rebel chaplain, iv.
405; the doctrine of, misrepresented to
the people, 435; its real meaning, ib.
Nonsense, a panegyric on, iv. 385; two
kinds of it, high and low, 385, 386.
Nor, misused for but, 372, note.
Norfolk gentleman run mad for the loss
of his greyhound, ii. 100.
Oaken garland, on old medals, explained,
i. 299; when distributed as a reward,
ib.; a Roman reward for saving the life
of a citizen, v. 82.
Oates, Dr. Titus, partiality of a lady to
his cause, ii 342.
Oath, a hard thing that it should be a
man's master, iv. 393.
Oaths, imply a most important obligation,
iv. 416; those who take them with men-
tal reserves, are guilty of perjury, 417;
how venerated by the heathens, 418;
ought to make a still deeper impression
on Christians, ib.; virtue of the Athe-
nians in regard to them, 419.
Obedience, impossible to state its mea-
sure without settling the extent of
power, iv. 391.
Dbelisks in Rome charged with hiero-
glyphics, i. 480.
Observator, The, expires, v. 363.
Obstinacy, in prejudices, not to be mis.
taken for virtuous constancy, iv. 491.
Ocean, how a contemplation of it affects
the imagination, iv. 7.
Ocriculum, ruins of its castle, i. 414.
Octavia, medal on her marriage with her
brother Nero, i. 306.
October Club, ii. 251.
Ocyrrhöe, her prophecy concerning Æscu-
lapius, i. 106; transformed into a mare,
Ode to Venus, by Sappho, iii. 107; pre-
served by a Greek critic as a perfect
pattern, 108; specimen of an ode, with
various readings, 489, 490; a divine
one, on Providence, iv. 9, 10.
Oddly, Lady Mary, her marriage to Sir
John Anvil, iii. 311.
Odium "laid at a man's door," iv. 382.
Odyssey, represented in sculpture by an
aplustre, i. 473; styled by some ancient
critics, a kind of fable, iii. 45.
Odyssey of Tryphiodorus, for what re-
markable, ii. 347.
Edipus, tragedy of, a specimen of rant
from, ii. 310; a story most proper for
tragedy, iii. 199; his dying request,
beautiful and pathetic, 271; lines from,
on meteors of the night, iv. 187; his
riddle to the Sphynx, 371; explained,
Of's, three coming together, spoil a fine
sentence, 362, note.
Offences divided into those of omission
and commission, iv 448.
Officiousness of a landlady, ii. 256.
Ogler, in the Court of Honour, prosecuted,
Oglers, or squint-eyed people, an assem-
bly of them, iii. 351.
Ogling-master, his letter, ii. 325.
Old jokes, in conversation, how detected,
Old men, caution to such, ii. 60.
Old Testament, written in a full-bottomed
periwig, ii. 345; has passages more
sublime than any in Homer, 504.
Old Whig, The, v. 236, 247, 284.
Old woman chosen by Moliere as the
critic on his comedies, ii. 374.
Old women, their fables, ill effects of them
on young persons, ii. 257; in the coun-
try, often reputed witches, 454; judged
by Rhadamanthus, iv. 298, 299.
Oldham, Mr., his raillery on chaplains, ii.
Olivares, Count d', why disgraced at the
court of Madrid, iii. 303.
Olives, abundance of them in Spain, i. 326.
Olivia, her letter of thanks for the dis-
course on tuckers, iv. 206; her modesty
the result of her complexion, 207.
Olon, St., French envoy to Morocco, his
account of the emperor, iv. 436.
Olphis, a fisherman, cured by the Lover's
Leap, iii. 123.
Orkney, Lord, Governor of Virginia, v.
Orleans, Duke of, reported to be about to
take the command of French army, v.
Ormond, Duke of, succeeds Lord Whar-
ton as Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, v.
397; Addison presented to him, 398;
riot in London on his birthday, 433;
expelled from France, 466; impeached,
attainted, and his estates forfeited, 503;
his death, ib.-accused by the Secret
Committee, 653, 654, 657, 659, 669; or.
ders and counter-orders sent to, 662,
663; Addison expresses his reluctance
to vote on his impeachment, 671.
Ormond Street, regulations of a club in,
Ornaments, fantastic, indications of vice,
Oropeza, Count, v. 362.
Orpheus, the power of his lyre, i. 21, 82;
transmigration of his soul into a swan,
iii. 90; his wife an exemplary woman,
Orrery, Earl of, his taciturnity in parka.
ment, v. 725; his comparison of Addi-
son, Bolingbroke, and Swift, 731. See
Orthography in Roman inscriptions, i.
Os cribriforme of a beau's head described,
Osiris, a deity of the Egyptians, i. 324.
Osnaburg, bishopric of, strengthened the
interests of George I. in the empire, iv.
Ostentation in wealth, its tendency, iv.
Ostia, the port of, a work of Claudius, i.
455; medal representing its former
state compared with Juvenal's descrip-
Otho, the head of, an antiquary used to
swear by, i. 256; his bust at Florence,
496; two medals of his, 504.
Otricoli, a village near Narni, described,
Otway, wherein excellent in tragedy, ii.
307; his description of an old hag, 453;
his Monimia's tender complaint on her
lover's absence, iii. 134.
Outriding lion proposed, iv. 230.
Outvie, improper use of the word, i. 505,
Overwise, a gross tribe of fools so termed,
Ovid, his Metamorphoses, the story of
Phaeton from, i. 87; Phaeton's sisters
transformed into trees, 96; transforma-
tion of Cycnus into a swan, 98; story of
Calisto, 99; story of Coronis and birth
of Esculapius, 103; Dcyrrhöe trans-
formed into a mare, 106; transforma-
tion of Battus to a touch-stone, 107;
story of Aglauros transformed into a