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Tillotson, his remark on King William's
wound at the battle of Boyne, i. 5; his
widow's dowry raised on the sale of his
writings, ii. 38; his opinion on Provi-
dence, iii. 305; his improved notion of
heaven and hell, 456; extract from an
elegant sermon of his, iv. 86; deserved-
ly called the great British preacher, ib.,
note; his remark on the happiness of
the blessed, 154; advanced by King
William to the highest station in the
church, 422; his friendship and cor-
respondence with Lord Somers, v. 42.
Timavus described by Claudian, i. 377.
Timbrel of the Egyptians, i. 323.
Time, how represented on ancient medals,
i. 287; exhibited as retouching the
works of the great painter, ii. 395; its
shortness unjustly complained of, 412;
methods of employing it to advantage,
412, 413; measured by the succession
of ideas, 416; compared to an ocean, iii.
105; seldom affords sufficient employ-
ment to the mind, 491; has mellowed
and given grace to the writings of anti-
quity, v. 227.
Times of disorders and tumults fullest of
instruction, iv. 498.
Timogenes, a man of false honour, iv. 311.
Timoleon, referred all his successes to
Providence, iv. 227; his extraordinary
deliverance from a conspiracy, ib.
Tintoret, Tom, a wine-colourer, ii. 94.
Tiresias, his sexual transformation, i. 124,
his advice to Ulysses, ii. 111.
Tirol, the territory of, described, i. 533; its
government, privileges, &c., 538.
Titan, description of, in Claudian, i. 307.
Titanius ales, i. 285.
Titian, a painting of, story respecting, i.
352; vision of his pictures, ii. 394.
Titles, an intimation of some particular
merit, iii. 99; a death-bed shows their
emptiness, 100; among the common-
wealth of males, 432.
Toad, valued at a hundred crowns, ii. 156.
Tobacco, quantity smoked by the Ever-
lasting Club, ii. 380.
Tittle, Sir Timothy, a critic, ii. 150; his
behaviour at a friend's house, ib.; dis-
putes with his mistress, 151.
Titus, one of his medals explained, i. 331;
his arch, 480; could not prevent the de-
struction of the temple of Jerusalem, v.
Tivoli, described, i. 483.
Toga, of the Romans, i. 261.
Toleration Act, hung up in the hall of
Public Credit, ii. 237.
Tom, cousin to the Lizards, his charac-
ter, iv. 312.
Tom-tits, to personate singing-birds in an
opera, ii. 243.
Tombs contemplated, ii. 283, 284.
Tonon, a town on the lake of Geneva, be-
longing to Savoy, i. 510; its wholesome
fountain of water, 511.
Tonson, Mr. Jacob, jun., recommends
Bayle's dictionary to the ladies, ii. 409;
his behaviour to Sir R. Steele, respect-
ing the Drummer, v. 142; letters to,
319, 320, 321, 434; probably founder of
the Kit-cat Club, 343; assignment with
him by Addison for volume of Spectator,
524; anecdote of him, as secretary of
the Kit-cat Club, 677; his profits from
Milton's Paradise Lost, 695.
Tooke, Ben, Swift's bookseller, v. 380.
Topknot, Dr., iv. 224.
Torcy, Marquis de, to be president of the
political academy at Paris, iii. 314; ple-
nipotentiary from the King of France,
iv. 662, and note; Bolingbroke's corres-
pondence with, v. 653; Bolingbroke im-
peached for betraying instructions to,
662; and holding a private correspond-
ence with, relative to the Pretender,
Toricellius, inventor of the weather-glass,
Tories, described as monsters, ii. 331;
called by the Examiner the whole body
of the English nation, iv. 377; their
absurd and wretched attempts to ca-
lumniate King William and the house
of Hanover, 421; actuated by a pre-
tended concern for religion, 423; their
emissaries diligent in spreading ridicu-
lous fictions, 424; forced to borrow
toasts from their antagonists, 426; their
political faith, 451; their credenda, 452;
reasons why they resort to libel and
ridicule, 468; some of them scandalized
at such measures, 470; driven by de-
spair to the comfort of old women's
tales, 487; absurdly arrogate the name
of the church, 593; call royalty repub-
licanism, and rebellion passive obedi-
ence, ib.; impose on the ladies, by re-
presenting all the rebels as handsome
men, v. 19; represent the Whigs as
aiming to retrench the privileges of the
fair sex, ib.; deceive them by reports
of prodigies, 20; and of the danger of
the church, ib.; their favourite charac-
ter in the play of Sir Courtly Nice, 25;
the avowed friends of the French, 98;
Addison's intimacy with the, 695.
Tortuga, report concerning the capture of
British ships fetching salt thence, v.
Tory foxhunter, humorous account of
one, iv. 478; meets with the Freeholder
in the Park, v. 61; his whimsical adven-
tures with the batts, 62; his remarks on
the masqueraders, 62, 63; his pocket
picked by a cardinal, 64; converted
into a good subject to King George, 70;
motives which led to this change, 71;
his resolution to convert his neighbour,
Tory foxhunters, ii. 480.
Tory patches worn by the ladies, ii. 389.
Tory principles weighed against those of
a Whig, iii. 479.
Tory scheme, why inferior to that of the
Whigs, v. 96; its origin, and evil tend-
ency of its principles, 96, 97.
Touchwood, Lady Penelope, indicts Cam-
bric, a linen-draper, in the Court of
Honour, ii. 211.
Touchy, Col., indicts Mr. Heedless in the
Court of Honour, ii. 221.
Touchy, Tom, a litigious country 'squire,
Toulon, how lost to the Duke of Savoy,
Tower-lions, judges of the title of our
British kings, v. 71.
Town, infested by lions, iv. 162.
"Town-talk," a letter in, answering the
Pretender's declaration, commended,
iv. 428, 429.
Town-woman, to be regarded as a Syren,
Townly, Lady, her action of debt against
Mrs. Flambeau, ii. 220.
Townshend, Lord Viscount, secretary of
state, and afterwards lord-lieutenant of
Ireland, Addison's memorial to, v. 632,
Trabea, (Italie,) a vestment of the Ro-
mans, i. 261.
Trade, has given additional empire to
Britain, ii. 373; a foxhunter's invectives
against, iv. 481; how encouraged by
various English sovereigns, v. 49; essen-
tial to the safety, strength, and pros-
perity of this nation, 54; Council of,
Addison's letters to, 419; Lords Com-
missioners of, letters to, 443, 448, 452,
465, 474, 475, 486, 500; Addison one of
the Lords of, 745.
Trades and professions, in what originat-
ing, ii. 332.
Tradewell, his remark on his wife's china,
iv. 332, 333.
Trading nation, its advantages, ii. 274.
Tradition of the Indians respecting souls,
Traerbach relieved by the British army, i.
Tragedy, perfect, the noblest production
of human nature, ii. 304; English,
wherein excellent, 305; poetical justice,
a fallacious doctrine, 308; disregarded
in the best English tragedies, 309,
Rants, 310; false artifices to excite ter-
ror and pity, 311; certain incidents to
be told, not represented, 313; often
more indebted for success to the tailor
and the painter than the poet, ib.; ter-
ror produced by thunder, lightning,
and spectres, 314; frequent murders on
the English stage censured, 316; tragic
occurrence in one of the Leeward Islands,
iii. 96; writers of, take precedence of
those of Comedy, iv. 49; defective in
proper sentiments, 207; an unpublish-
ed one attributed to Addison, v. 746.
Tragedy-writers, wherein defective, iii. 97.
Tragi-Comedy, a monstrous invention, iii.
Trajan, an act of his tribuneship comme-
morated on coin, i. 263, 264; medal on
his victory over the Daci, 309; repre-
sented as the deliverer of Rome, 315;
his triumphal arch at Ancona, 407; a
curious medallion of his, 474; his pillar
the noblest in the world, 478; martyr-
dom of Simeon in his reign, v. 125.
Tranquillina, her bust at Florence, i. 500.
Translation of Italian operas into English,
spoils the effect of the music, ii. 269.
Translations of Greek and Roman au-
thors have improved our language, v.
Translators, Horace's rule for, iv. 336,
337; difference between putting an au-
thor into English and translating him,
Transmigration, of liquors, subterraneous
philosophers employed in, ii. 92; expe-
riments, 94; the doctrine of, consi-
dered, iii. 89; of souls, Will. Honey-
comb's opinion respecting, 335; letter
from Pug the monkey to his mistress,
Trapp, Dr., his remark on Pope's Satire on
Addison, v: 700.
Travelling, of what use to ladies, ii. 319,
321; behaviour of a travelled lady at
the play-house, 321; what good for, ac-
cording to the fox-hunter, iv. 480.
Travels of Mr. Addison in Italy, how cha-
racterized, i. 358, note; his publication
of, v. 347.
Treason, the grove of, in the Highlander's
Vision, iv. 496; punishments for it, why
particularly necessary, v. 7; general
charges of, against certain personages,
650, 652, 653, 656-668 (see Secret Com-
mittee); charges of, against Lord Bo-
lingbroke, 662; and the Earl of Oxford,
Treasury, Lords of the, letters to, v. 450,
451, 468, 479, 480, 483, 499, 503, 504.
Treatall, Timothy, indicted by ladies in
the Court of Honour, ii. 218; his sen-
Tree, genealogical, of an illegitimate issue
iii. 74; with black and white leaves, an
enigma, iv. 463.
Tree of dreams in the Highlander's Vision,
Trees, more beautiful in all their luxu-
riancy than when cut and trimmed, iii.
Trekschuyt, from Leyden to Amsterdam,
an adventure in, ii. 492.
Tremble, Tom, a Quaker, his letter to Mr.
Ironside on naked bosoms, iv. 224.
Treves relieved by the British army, i. 53.
Trial of wit, a safe one proposed, iv.
Trial and conviction of Count Tariff, iv.
Tribunes, Roman, their share in the go-
vernment, iii. 297.
Trident of Neptune, mystery of its three
prongs, i. 268.
"Tried to out-rival," a bad expression,
iv. 265, note.
Triennial Act, alterations in the, v. 36.
Triennial Parliaments, Addison's argu-
ments respecting, v. 614, nole.
Trimming, the Spectator unjustly accused
of it, iii. 449.
Trinity College, Dublin, Library, petition
to the House of Commons in aid of, v.
484; address of the Irish House of Com-
mons for the same object, 505; grant
Tripodes of Homer, how ridiculed by
Scaliger, iii. 233.
Trippet, Tom, his letter to the Spectator
on Greek quotations, iii. 287, 288.
Trippit, Simon, his petition to Mr. Bick-
erstaffe, ii. 44.
Trippitt, William, Esq., his action against
Lady Prudely in the Court of Honour,
Troubled ocean, creates an agreeable hor-
ror in the mind, iv. 7.
Trophonius's cave, its properties describ-
ed, iv. 152.
Trowser, the old British, a subject for fu-
ture antiquaries, i. 261.
Troy, Horace's Ode upon Augustus's de-
sign to rebuild it, i. 83.
True-lover's knot, made of a lady's hair, a
great consolation to her absent lover,
Trueby, (widow,) her water recommended
by Sir Roger de Coverley, iii. 329; his
commendation of her, ib.
Truelove, Mrs., her zeal in the cause of Dr.
Titus Oates, ii. 342.
Truelove, Tom, his sensible mode of mak-
ing love, iv. 217; his success, 218.
Trumbull, Sir William, his letter detailing
the reception of Addison's Cato, v. 717.
Trumpets, what sort of men are such in
conversation, ii. 116; where to be met
Truncheon, Mr. Alexander, foreman of
the jury on the Court of Honour, ii. 191.
Trunk-maker, in the upper gallery, a per-
son at the theatre so called, iii. 125; of
great use there, ib.; the means of sav-
ing a good play, or bringing a good
actor into notice, 126; a successor to
him proposed, 127.
Trust in the Supreme Being, a duty, how
recommended, iii. 445.
Trusty, Sir, a character in the opera of
Rosamond, i. 59.
Truth, her mirror in the hand of Justice,
ii. 32; the founder of a family and the
father of good sense, 298; accompanied
by wit, invades the region of falsehood,
365; her triumph, 366; the natural food
of the understanding, iv. 25; nothing so
delightful as hearing or speaking it, 85.
Tryphiodorus, a lipogrammatist, his Odys-
sey, ii. 347; his phantom at a ball in the
temple of Duilness, 364.
Tucker, a female ornament, lately laid
aside, iv. 178; married women mostly
the leaders of this fashion, 180; re-
proaches and applauses on the discourse
against them, 204, 205; reformation at
Rome, 225; letter to the pope upon it,
Turkis tale, of Sultan Mahmoud and his
vizier, iv. 32, 33.
Turkish tales, a story from, ii. 417, &c.
Turks, formidable to the Venetians, i. 390;
all their commands performed by mutes,
iv. 235; their women happy if they can
get a twelfth share of a husband, 408.
Turnus, his death less heroic than that of
Earl Douglas in Chevy Chase, ii. 378.
Tuscany, the grand duke of, his immense
revenues from Leghorn, i. 490; his
schemes to prevent the pope from mak-
ing Civita Vecchia a free port, 492; his
animosity against Lucca, whence aris-
ing, 493; childless, and living separate
from his duchess, 500.
Tusculum of Cicero, where situated, i. 484.
Tutchin, Mr. John, v. 363.
Tutor, Addison as a, v. 675.
Twickenham, Pope's villa at, v. 703.
Two-penny club, its rules, ii. 252.
Tychius, an honest cobbler, how compli-
ted by Homer, v. 215.
Tyers, Jonathan, first establishes Spring
Garden, afterwards Vauxhall, v. 689.
Typhæus, where placed by the ancient
poets, i. 451.
Tyranny, described as leading an army
against Liberty, ii. 141; a phantom in
the Hall of Public Credit, 239; in what
consisting, iii. 296.
Tyrants and flatterers always exist toge-
ther, iii. 394.
Tyre, its strength and commercial pros-
perity, to what owing, v. 54.
Ulme opens her gates to the Duke of
Marlborough, i. 51.
Ulpian collected all the imperial edicts
against the Christians, v. 106.
Ulysses, his conversations with the dead
supposed to have been in Narbon Gaul,
i. 359; his voyage undetermined among
the learned, ib.; his voyage to the
regions of the dead, ii. 110; his adven-
tures there, ib., &c.; his bow, the
Guardian's papers compared to, iv. 173.
Unanimity recommended to the Whigs,
Uncharitableness, a species of, iii. 508.
Uncommon, a source of pleasure to the
imagination, iii. 397.
Understanding, wherein more perfect than
the imagination, iii. 427.
Understands a critic, the expression cor-
rected, iii. 195, note.
Undertakers, at Rome, who dig for an-
tiquities, i. 470.
Unfortunate and imprudent, considered
by Richelieu synonymous, iii. 303.
Unfurling the fan, directions for, ii. 429.
Unhappy marriages, a particular occasion
of them, iv. 217.
Unicorn's head, to be erected for the la-
dies, iv. 220; likely to prove a cornu-
Uniformity Act, hung up in the Hall of
Public Credit, ii. 237.
Union, of the French and Spanish mon-
archies, advantageous to France and
injurious to Great Britain, iv. 340; of
the two kingdoms, called by the Pre-
tender a grievance, iv. 430; chiefly con-
ducted by Lord Somers, v. 41.
Union, Scottish, feelings of the people
respecting it, v. 350, 352, 353, 357; ra-
tified by Scottish parliament, 353; arms
conjoined with those of England, 360;
thanksgiving-day for, 361.
United Provinces, their public debt, iv.
Unity of action, how preserved by Homer
and Virgil, iii. 177; and by Milton, ib.
Universe, how pleasing the contemplation
of it, iii. 425; its magnificent harmony,
University, why infested with puns, ii.
Universities, formerly carried on their de-
bates by syllogism, iii. 131; divided
into Greeks and Trojans, ib.
Unlearned, account of their works, a pro-
jected monthly pamphlet, iii. 469.
Upholders, a new company, ii. 47, 52;
their civility to Bickerstaffe, 85.
Upholsterer, Mr. Bickerstaffe's neighbour,
a great newsmonger, ii. 125; his con-
versation with Mr. Bickerstaffe in the
park, ib.; his early visit to Mr. Bicker-
staffe, 135; his reason for it, 136; the
host of the four Indian kings, produces
their manuscripts, 329.
Urganda, an enchantress, allusion to, i.
Uriel's passage on a sunbeam, a pretti-
ness in Milton, iii. 227.
Usurer, grieves at the shortness of time,
Utica, scene of the tragedy of Cato, i. 172.
Utrecht, treaty of, how interrupted, iii.
503; treaty of commerce compared with
that of Madrid, v. 50.
Vaillant, Mons., produced a chronicle of
the kings of Syria from a collection of
medals, i. 263.
Valentinian and Valens, emperors, their
law of libel, iii. 459.
Valetudinarian, a letter from, ii. 278, 279;
Italian epitaph on one, 280.
Vallesins, inhabitants of a district in Swit-
zerland, i. 513.
Valley of Misery, ii. 500.
Valour, personified in the Highlander's
Vision, iv. 497.
Vanbrugh, a member of the Kit-cat Club,
v. 676, 677.
Vauburgh, Mr., Clarenceux king at arms,
Vandeput, Mrs., Steele's landlady, who
sued him, v. 373.
Vandyke complimented by Waller, ii. 248.
Vanity, her temple, described in a vision,
ii. 89; described as a French painter,
393; the support of infidelity, iii. 55;
a life of, described in the Wisdom of
Solomon, 101; the natural weakness of
an ambitious man, 158; described as a
weight in the vision of the scales, 478;
of human wishes, exposed in a fable,
367, &c.; of a man's valuing himself on
his ancestors, iv. 259, 260.
Vapours in women, to what to be ascribed,
Variety, charming to the imagination, iii.
398; of happiness in a future state, iv.
155; the notion confirmed by revelation,
156; variety studied by the Guardian in
his daily dissertations, 263.
Various readings, in the classics, humor-
ously exemplified, iii. 490.
Varro, his rules of husbandry less pleas-
ant than those of Virgil, i. 156.
Vatican library, a letter of Henry VIII.
to Ann Bulleyn in it, i. 481.
Vauban calculates the reduced popula-
tion of France at the peace of Ryswick,
Vaud, the country of, belonging to the
canton of Berne, i. 509; the country of,
the most cultivated and fruitful part of
the Alps, 514.
Vauxhall, first established as Spring Gar-
den, v. 689.
necessity and consequences of it, 392;
character of its dramatic poetry, 393;
comedies, ib.; custom among the com-
mon people of singing verses from
Tasso, 395; no mention of the city
made in the old poets, 396; lions at,
iv. 162; one erected by Mr. Ironside at
Button's, in imitation, 175; the com-
monwealth of, maintains spies on all its
members, v. 89; affront offered to Earl
of Manchester at, 369; Venetian am-
bassador complains of the arrest of one
of his domestics, 509.
Venice Preserved, a fine scene in, ii. 98;
its plot censured, 307; artful effect of
the clock striking, 314.
Venture, a neutral verb, misapplied in
construction, ii. 274.
Veal, a modern diet, ii. 107.
Vehemence of action, used by Latin ora-
tors, iii. 386.
Veii, ruins of their capital city, i. 487;
its desolation foretold by Lucan, ib.
Velini rosea rura, why so called by Vir-
gil, i. 412.
Velino, river, its cascade, i. 411; falls
into the Nera, 413.
Venetians, their aversion to the king of
France, i. 374; their thirst after con-
quest on Terra Firma prejudicial to the
commonwealth, 389; the republic in a
declining condition, ib.; on what terms
with the emperor, the Turks, the pope,
and the Duke of Savoy, 390; their se-
nate the wisest council in the world,
391; refined policy and secrecy in state
matters, with an instance of it, ib.;
number of their nobility and operas,
ib.; a custom peculiar to the Venetians,
395; a show particular to them exhi-
bited on Holy Thursday, described by
Venice, its strength, owing to its situa-
tion in the sea, i. 386; its convenience
for commerce, 387; its manufactures of
cloth, glass, and silk, formerly the best
in Europe, ib.; its buildings, bridges,
&c., 388; its celebrated painters, ib.;
moisture of its air, ib.; its arsenal,
389; its republic declining in power,
ib.; secrecy of its councils, 390; pride
of its nobility, 391; carnival, with the
Venus, chamber of, described, i. 434;
her statues at Florence, 499; numerous
copies of the Venus de Medicis, 472;
presents her cestus to Juno to charm
Jupiter, ii. 104; story of her amour with
Mars burlesqued, 214; Sappho's hymn
to her translated, iii. 107; a pretty cir-
cumstance in it, 108; described by the
poets as delighting in laughter, 148;
the charming figure she makes in the
first Æneid, 417; how reproved by Ju-
piter for mixing in a war, v. 37, 38.
Venus semireducta, iv. 181.
Venus of Medicis, represented on medals,
Vermin, feeding on the Tatler, noticed,
Vernal delight, described by Milton, iii.
371; how to be improved into a Chris-
tian virtue, 372.
Vernon, Mr., speech of, v. 667.
Verona, its amphitheatre described, i. 377;
its other antiquities, and churches, 378.
Versailles, the palace of, described, iv.
182, 183; letter respecting, v. 326.
Verse, blank, versus rhyme, v. 695.
Verses, by Mr. Tickell to the author of
Rosamond, i. 55; to the author of Cato,
by Sir Richard Steele, 162; by Mr.
Hughes, ib.; by Dr. Young, 163; by
Mr. Eusden, 164; by Mr. Tickell, 165;
by Mr. Digby Cotes, 167; left with the
printer by an unknown hand, (G. Jeffe-
reys, Esq.,) 168; by Mr. Ambrose Phi-
lips, 170; to the Princess of Wales with
the tragedy of Cato, 227; to Sir Godfrey
Kneller on his picture of the King, 229;
occasioned by Mr. Addison's treatise on
medals, 253; to the Countess of War-
wick, by Mr. Welsted, v. 155.
Versoy, a town in the canton of Berne,
the retreat of Ludlow, i. 513.
Vertot, (the Abbot de,) his account of the
death of Muly Moluc, iii. 341.
Verulam, (Lord,) sunk under an impeach-
ment of the House of Commons, v. 44.
Vervins, treaty, saying of Henry IV. of
France on signing it, v. 11.