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introduce a compliment to him, 187,
note; his dedicatory epistle of the Drum-
mer to Mr. Congreve, occasioned by
Mr. Tickell's preface to Mr. Addison's
works, v. 142; his receipt for the come-
dy of the Drummer, v. 143; his con-
troversy with Addison in the Plebeian,
236; his definition of Whiggism, 240;
letter to Addison, 346; Addison's let-
ter to, 373; his pecuniary difficulties,
373, 375, 376, 706; letter to Keally, 373;
his hope of succeeding Addison in office,
374; letter to Swift, 380; letters to Lin-
tott and Pope, 405; projects the Guard-
ian, ib.; anecdote of him and Addison
in the house in which they wrote their
papers for the Spectator, 404; charges
Swift, in the Guardian, with the author-
ship of the Examiner, 406; danger of
losing his Gazetteer's place, 407; his
reply to Swift and Swift's rejoinder,
408; discontinues the Guardian, 411;
his trial and expulsion from the House
of Commons, 412, 414, 712; assign-
ment of his share in the Spectator,
a member of the Kit-cat Club,
676; his residence on Haverstock Hill,
677; his first meeting with Swift, 685;
begins to publish the Tatler, 687; his
authorship discovered by Addison, ib.;
his last number of the Tatler, 688; his
friendship for Charles Lillie, 694; his
conversational powers, 695; his opinion
of Tickell's Homer, 703; his full-bot-
tomed wig, 704; his rump wit, 705;
account of his duel, ib.; his first dra-
matic production, "The Funeral," 706;
his comedy of the "Tender Husband,"
ib.; surprises Addison with a dedica-
tion to him of his "Tender Husband,"
ib.; anecdote of his money-borrow-
ing, 707; Addison's loan to, and pro-
ceedings in consequence, 708; his im-
providence, 709; dresses up sheriffs'
officers as livery servants, ib.; converts
his house into a theatre, 710; anecdote,
the friendship between him and Addi-
son, 710, 711; his election stratagems at
Stockbridge and Woodbridge, 711, 712;
his Edinburgh frolic, 713; his plea of
parliamentary privilege against arrest,
ib.; his letter to Lady Steele, ib., note;
Whiston's character of, 714; Macaulay's
character of, ib.; his opinion of the love-
plot in Cato, 723; his portrait of Addison,
729; his correspondence noticed, 746.
Stepney, George, v. 337; his death, 363;
a member of the Kit-cat Club, 676,
677; letters to, 337, 338, 349-361, 365.
Steward of the Everlasting Club, his be-
haviour at the great fire, ii. 379.
Stockalan, Lord, petition of, v. 529.
Stocks, why a better metaphor than anvil,
in a certain passage, iv. 47, note.
Stock's Market, v. 73; statue of Charles
II. in, 692.
Stoicism, the pedantry of virtue, iii. 137.
Stoics, disapproved of pity, iii. 373; dis-
regarded all passions, ib.
Stola, a part of the
Roman dress, i.
Stone, Mr., v. 647.
Stonehouse, Sir John, his remark on the
Secret Committee's Report, v. 659.
Stones, on Salisbury Plain, can never be
numbered, iv. 466.
Stool-ball, D'Urfey's little ode on, alluded
to, iv. 161.
Storks, flights of them inhabiting the re-
gion of Liberty, ii. 140.
Stories, tellers of them always aim at sur-
prise, iv. 63; abuse of this practice, 64;
ways of correcting it, 65.
Story-tellers, the bag-pipes in conversa-
tion, ii. 118; dull, humorously reform-
ed, iii. 353.
epic poem, iii. 191; instances of the
false sublime, ib.
Subordination, instituted by Providence,
Subsist, has no participle passive, ii. 73,
Success, not always a criterion of merit,
Such, when joined to an adjective, how to
be succeeded, iii. 203, note.
Such like, now redundant and tautologous,
iii. 411, note.
Suetonius, his history an argument against
despotic power, iii. 297; attests the tax-
ing of the empire under Augustus, v.
Suffenus, places his happiness in a gilded
chariot, ii. 100; a fortune-hunter, iii.
Suffolk, the Duke of, buried in the con-
vent of the Austin monks at Pavia, i.
365; his history, 366.
Sugar-plums, disposed into heaps of hail-
stones, ii. 109.
Suggestum of the ancients described, i.
Suicide, why suggested by Eve, and dis-
approved by Adam, iii. 268.
Sulfatara, a surprising volcano near Na-
ples, i. 438.
Sully, Duke of, his advice to some Popish
ladies on the accession of Henry IV.,
iv. 440, 441.
Sultan of Egypt, a story of one, ii. 417,
418; of Persia, story of one, performing
an act of justice, iv. 177.
Summer, in England, pleasanter than
elsewhere in Europe, iii. 370.
Sun, the palace of the, described, from
Ovid, i. 87; used as an emblem on me-
dals, 305, 307; why represented by the
corona radiata, 319; satirized by the
owls, bats, &c., in a fable, ii. 174; of
Glory, a title of the emperor of Persia,
Sun-rising and setting, the most glorious
show in nature, iii. 406.
Sunday in the country, why pleasing, ii. 446.
Sunderland, Lord, proposes the Peerage
Superintendence of the English language
proposed, iii. 12.
Superiority reduced to the notion of quali-
ty, iii. 99.
Superstition, ridiculed, ii. 244; antidote to
it, 246; an excess in devotion, iii. 72;
tinctured with folly, ib.
Superstitions, Jewish and Romish, per-
nicious to mankind and destructive to
religion, iii. 93.
Superstitious fears destroy the pleasures
of conversation, iv. 11.
Supply, Committee of, debate on the, v.
Supreme Being, his nature, an argument
for the immortality of the soul, ii. 443;
a sense of his presence productive of
good actions, iii. 94; alone, can rightly
judge of our own actions, 165; or esteem
us according to our merits, 166; sub-
limely described by Plato, iv. 25; a
proof of his goodness in the extent and
variety of animal existence, 42; demon-
strations of his wisdom, power, and
goodness, 72; his omnipresence, 104;
his omniscience, ib.; his mercy, 105;
essentially present in heaven, 128; his
eternity, 145; his unutterable goodness,
147; has designed the soul of man for a
state of future happiness, 157; the fear
of him is the foundation of fortitude and
Surnames, the occasion of a club, ii.
Bill, v. 236; Secretary of State for
Southern Province, 353; at Newinarket
with the queen, 364; christening of his
son, 365; invited by Duchess of Marl-
borough to dine, 365; Lord-Lieutenant
of Ireland, 433, 633, note; resignation
of the office, 434; transacts business for
Addison during the illness of the latter,
492 his letter to Mr. Dayrolles, 513;
Addison the under-secretary to, 634,
635, 745; royal warrant for his salary
as Secretary of State, 639; Secret Ser-
vice Money granted to, 640; Addison's
official communications to the private
secretary of, 646, 648, 652, 655, 668;
a member of the Kit-cat Club, 676;
letters to, 387.
Surprise, the life of story-telling, iv. 6.
Surrentum, promontory of, divides the
bay of Naples from that of Salernum, i.
Surtout, &c., likely to occasion a learned
treatise a thousand years hence, i. 261.
Survey of the city by Mr. Bickerstaffe as
censor, ii. 142.
Suspension of the Habeas Corpus act, iv.
457; precedents, 459.
Sutherland, Earl of, his application to
succeed Addison in the Exchequer, v.
644; biographical notices of, 645, note;
his appointments and character, ib.
Swallow, Lady Catherine, widow of two
husbands and two coachmen, iv. 95.
Swan, the famous punster, his conversa-
tion described, ii. 355.
Swash, Sir Paul, knt., indicted in the
Court of Honour, ii. 223.
Swearers in discourse, happily ridiculed,
Swearing, profane, its horrible absurdity,
Sweden, the king of, holds the balance of
European power, iv. 358.
Sweden, a Protestant country, has had the
misfortune to see Popish princes on the
throne, v. 59; dispute with the Crown
of Great Britain, 469.
Swift, his writings, in what respects in-
ferior to Addison's, ii. 1; invented the
subject of a story in the Tatler, 184,
Isaid to have furnished the hint
for a paper in the Spectator, ii. 328,
note; extracts from his letters, relating
to Mr. Addison and Mr. Steele, iv. 157,
158; allusion to a political paper in
which he was concerned, 368, note; his
connexion with the Examiner, v. 308;
married to Mrs. Johnson, 377; letter
from Earl of Halifax, 379; from Steele,
380; from Sir Andrew Fountaine, 383;
to Addison, 391, 407; letter to Addison
on Steele's charge of being the author
of the Examiner, 406; Steele's reply,
408; the probable truth as to the cir-
cumstances of their difference, 408, 511,
512; his rejoinder to Steele, 408; Pope's
relation towards him, 417; how highly
he was esteemed by Lady Warwick,
511; and by Addison, 512; Addison's
letters to, 510, 511; Addison and Steele's
first meeting with, 685; early memorial
of his friendship with Addison, 686; his
joke against Partridge the astrologer,
ib.; renders the name of "Bickerstaffe "
famous throughout Europe, 686, 687;
humorous lines by, on "Namby Pam-
by," 696; comparison of, with Addison
and Bolingbroke, 731; counted the
number of his steps from London to
Chelsea, 735; letters to, 359, 377, 378,
379, 381, 386, 390, 510, 511.
Swine, its ingredients compose the soul
of some women, iii. 86.
Swiss, their custom of hiring themselves
out as soldiers, ii. 25; remarkable for
love of their country, iv. 411.
Swiss musician, an extraordinary one, ii.
Switzerland, the reason of its periodical
fountains, i. 512, 519; soldiers, 520;
convenience of its navigable rivers, ib. ;
scholars, 522; peace and tranquillity
throughout the country and its alli-
ances, 525; pomp and superfluity ban-
ished, 526; dress and manners, 527;
law of inheritance, 529; granaries, 528;
Protestants and Papists, 529; notion of
witchcraft very prevalent, 530; a new
sect, called Pietists, sprung up, 531;
might furnish troops to Britain, iv. 355.
Sword-cutler, his sign of the French
King's head, ii. 286.
Sybils, their prophecies subsequent to the
events they pretend to foretell, iv. 16.
Sydenham, Dr., lavish in praise of riding,
Sylla, the dictator, surnamed Felix or
Fortunate, iii. 303.
Syllogism, how answered by a lady, v. 18.
Syllogisms, invented by Aristotle, iii. 131.
Symmetry of objects, how it strikes, iii. 395.
Symposium, mentioned by a Greek author,
a parallel to it, ii. 252.
Syncopists, political, a specimen of their
style, iv. 106.
Syntax violated in Paradise Lost, iii.
Syphax, general of the Numidians (in
Cato), i. 177, 195, 199, 210; his notion
of honour, iv. 311.
Syracuse, prince of, procures a whelp of
Vulcan's breed of dogs to prove the
chastity of his wife, iv. 127.
Syria, chronicle of the kings of, collected
from medals, i. 263.
Syrians, when smitten with blindness, to
whom compared, iv. 501.
Syrisca's ladle, where lost, iv. 374.
T. at the end of some speculations, sup-
posed to stand for trader, iii. 103.
-, Mr., ill used by his angel, goes
to sea and makes a fortune, iv. 302; his
letter on marrying her, 304.
Table, a fashionable one, haunted by dis-
tempers, iii. 65.
Table of Cebes, an allegory, its character,
"Table of Fame," The, v. 380.
Tacitus, monument erected to him at
Terni, i. 411; his account of a mutiny
raised by a lying sentinel, iv. 462; at-
tests the taxing of the empire by order
of Augustus, v. 108; and the crucifixion
of our Saviour, 109.
Tailor, plays the part of the lion at the
opera, ii. 260.
Tale-bearers, censured, iii. 440.
Talents, without discretion, useless, iii.
Talicotius, the first clap-doctor, his his
tory, ii. 215; his motto, and number of
his patients, 216.
Talkativeness of the French, iv. 183.
Tall Club, letter of remonstrance from the
secretary, iv. 202; qualifications of its
Tallard, loses his son and is himself taken
prisoner at Blenheim, i. 51.
Tangereen captain, an old one, member
of the Court of Honour, ii. 189.
Tangier, the Rev. Lancelot Addison sent
to, v. 673.
Tantalism, a laughable species of, ii. 407.
Tantalus, his torments, in what nation
originating, ii. 406.
Tariff, Count, his trial and conviction, iv.
364; origin of the paper, ib.; charges,
365; answers, 367; calls witnesses, ib.;
loses his cause, 369.
Tariff, settled in the trade to the Nether-
lands, v. 56.
Tartar, General, takes a town in China,
and sets all the women to sale, iv. 29.
Tartars, why ambitious of destroying
eminent men, ii. 479.
Tasso, his stanzas sung among the com-
mon people of Venice, i. 395; imitated
by Milton, iii. 283.
Taste, false, of the Genoese, in embellish-
ing their houses, i. 362; for the fine arts,
like another sense, 11. 414; fine, the
perfection of an accomplished man, iii.
387; in writing, rules for acquiring it,
388, 389; of the English, 393.
Tate, Mr., his epigram on the Spectator,
Tatian, his remark on the Christian vir-
gins of the second century, v. 124.
Tatler ridicules his adversaries, ii. 175.
Tatler, The, No. 18, v. 230; No. 24, 232;
Steele's papers in, 380; its account of
the "Knights of the Toast, 678; its
Arst publication, 687; the author dis-
covered by Addison, ib.; condemned
by the Inquisition, ib.; curious notice
of ei rata in the, 688; publication of the
last number, ib.; translations of the,
693, unpublished letters of the, printed
by Lillie, 694.
Tatlers, their popularity proves them to
have done good, v. 64; Addison's share
in them acknowledged by Sir. R. Steele,
Tempest, Martha, why styled by her hus-
band, Ocean, iii 91.
Tempest, prospect of one, creates an agree.
able horror in the mind, iv. 7.
"Tempest," a chest containing a violent
storm for that play, iv. 148.
Templar, the, of the Spectator's club, ac-
count of him, ii. 233; his remonstrance
with the Spectator on the inns of court,
295; answered by the arguments of the
TEKEL, dubious application of the word
in a vision, iii. 479.
Telauges, an eminent philosopher, son of
Pythagoras, iv. 320.
Telemachus, his story written in the spirit
of Homer, ii. 128; his adventures in the
empire of death, 129.
Tell, a representation of him in the arsenal
of Berne, i. 519.
Temper, rules for moderating, iv. 152; a
discontented one described, 336.
Temperance, a preservative of health, iii.
64; rules for it by an eminent physi
Tempers, disparities in, make marriages
unhappy, iii. 169.
Temple, Sir W., quotation from his ver-
sion of Horace, i. 289; his Memoirs
dwindled into a penny book, ii. 38; his
query respecting the northern hive of
Goths and Vandals, 273; his rule for
drinking, iii. 66; Robin Goodfellow's
correction of it, 80; observes that the
English love a king who is valiant, iv
Temple, of Hymen, ii. 78; of Lust, 79;
of Honour, 88; of Virtue, ib.; of Vani-
ty, 89; of Avarice, 90.
Terracina, figures on a rock near it, 1. 423.
Terror, how excited in modern tragedies,
ii. 314; and pity, excited by poetry,
why pleasing, iii. 420; its tendency to
turn the hair grey, iv. 66.
Tertuga. See Tortuga.
Tertullian, refers to Pontius Pilate's re-
cord of our Saviour's death, v. 106;
tells the Roman governors that their
councils, &c., are filled with Christians,
117; what led to his conversion, 132.
Tesin, river, its rapid course, i. 367; an
outlet of the Lago Maggiore, ib.
lated by Mr. Budgell, 335; merits of
the work, 336; his characters supposed
to be drawn from the life, v. 217.
Theron places his happiness in a running
horse, ii. 100.
Thersites, transmigration of his soul into
a monkey, iii. 90; Homer's character
of, supposed to be drawn from the life,
Theutilla, story of, resembling that of
Judith, iv. 243.
Thinking aloud, what, iii. 109.
Thirteen, in company, an ominous num-
ber, ii. 245.
Thought in sickness, iv. 34; a hymn on
that subject, 36.
Thoughts, of the highest importance to
sift them, iii. 379; in poetry, none can
be beautiful which are not just, iv. 45;
an exception, which greatly reduces the
rule, ib., note.
Three nuns and a hare, a sign, its origin,
Thrift, in moral life, defined, iii. 93.
Thrifty, John, his letter to the Tatler, ii.
Thunder, new, rehearsed at the theatre,
iv. 148; a common drug among the
Thunderbolt, a reverse of Augustus, i.
297; epithets applied to, 298.
Tiber, river, its classic celebrity, i. 31;
its mouth finely described by Virgil,
457; its bed a magazine of treasures,
471; offer of the Jews to cleanse it, ib.
Tiberius, the Spintriæ of, furnished de-
signs to Aretine, i. 259; a coin of his
explained, 309; remains of a statue
erected to him by the fourteen cities of
Asia, 433; medals on the same occasion,
434; his residence on the isle of Caprea,
443; said to have received accounts of
our Saviour from Pontius Pilate, v. 106;
his letter respecting the Christians lost,
Tibullus, his allusion to the allegorical
representation of peace, i. 276.
Ticinum of the ancients, now called Pa-
via, i. 366.
Ticinus, now called the Tesin, a rapid
river, i. 366; described by Silius Itali-
cus, ib.; and Claudian, 377.
Tickell, Mr. T., his biographical Preface,
i. v.; copy of verses on the opera of
Rosamond, 55; his verses on the tra-
gedy of Cato, 166; an oversight in
his edition of the Dialogues on Me-
dals noticed, 337, note; his "Royal Pro-
gress," complimentary verses on the
accession, praised in Spectator, at end;
his preface to Mr. Addison's works
animadverted on by Sir Richard Steele
in his epistle to Mr. Congreve, v. 142;
his remarks on the Tatler. 144; and the
Spectator, ib.; attempts to add to Mr.
Addison by disparaging Sir R. Steele,