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Project of an Office for the Regulation of Signsa Mon key recommended for the Opera
83
Italian RecitativeAbsurdities of the Opera Dresses
87
Project of a new Opera
92
Success of the Spectators with various Classes of Read ers represented by the Club
96
False Wit and HumourGenealogy of Humour
100
Catalogue of a Ladys LibraryCharacter of Leonora
104
English TragedyLeeOtway
109
Tragedy and TragiComedy
114
English TragedyMethods to aggrandize the Persons in Tragedy
119
Stage Tricks to excite PityDramatic Murders
123
Consequences of the Peace French FashionsChild ish Impertinence
129
The Spectators Paper of Hints droppedGospel gossip Ogling
133
Theory of the Passion of Laughter
137
Remarks on the English by the Indian Kings
142
Effects of Avarice and Luxury on Employments
149
Vision of Marraton
153
Mischiefs of PartyRage in the Female Sex
158
Essay on WitHistory of False Wit
162
The same subject continued
167
Wit of the Monkish Agesin Modern Times
172
The Subject continued
177
Difference between True and False WitMixt Wit
181
Allegory of several Schemes of Wit
188
On Friendship
194
Commerce
198
Critique on the Ballad of ChevyChase
203
Account of the Everlasting Club
211
Passion for Fame and PraiseCharacter of the Idols
214
Continuation of the Critique on ChevyChase
218
Female PartySpirit discovered by Patches
225
Dream of a Picture Gallery
230
Fate of WritingsBallad of the Children in the Wood
235
On Physiognomy
239
LoversDemurrageFolly of Demurrage
244
Punishment of a voluptuous Man after DeathAdven ture of M Pontigna
249
Books for a Ladys Library
253
3 Proper Methods of employing Time
257
Subject continuedPursuit of Knowledge
262
Ladies Headdresses
268
The Chief Point of Honour in Men and WomenDuel ling
271
Uncertainty of FameSpecimen of a History of the Reign of Anne L
275
Exercise of the Fan
279
Will Honeycombs Knowledge of the Worldvarious Kinds of Pedants
283
Spectators visit to Sir R de Coverleys Country Seat the Knights domestic Establishment
287
Character of Will Wimble
291
On Ghosts and Apparitions
295
Immateriality of the Soul
300
Letter on the Hooppetticoat
354
Difference of Temper in the SexesFemale Levity
358
Fashions in DressHow imitated in the Country
362
Interview of the Spectator and Sir Roger with a Gang of Gypsies
366
Opinions entertained of the Spectator in the Country Letter from Will Honeycomb
369
Blessing of Being born an EnglishmanThe English Tongue
373
The Vision of Mirza
377
On great natural Geniuses
384
On Inconstancy and Irresolution
388
Consolation
392
Story of Theodosius and Constantia 896
403
Durability of WritingAnecdote of an atheistical Au thor
407
On Goodnature as the Effect of Constitution
411
On Jealousy
420
Account of a Grinningmatch
427
Goodnature as a Moral Virtue
431
Various Dispositions of ReadersAccount of a Whist lingmatchYawning
436
Cruelty of Parents in the Affair of Marriage
441
On FableFable of Pleasure and Pain
446
Account of a remarkable Sleeper
451
Zealvarious kinds of Zealots
454
On Infidelity
458
Cruelty of ParentsLetter from a Father to his Son Duty to Parents
463
On the Whims of LotteryAdventurers
466
On Temperance
471
Character of the SalamandersStory of a Castilian and his Wife
478
DevotionEnthusiasm
480
On Seducers and their illicit ProgenyLetter from a natural Son
482
Description of a Female Panderaffected Method of PsalmsingingErratum in the Paper on Drink ing
489
Notions of the Heathen on Devotion
494
Simonidess Satire on Women
499
Transmigration of SoulsLetters on Simonidess Satire on Women
504
On habitual good Intentions
509
Educationcompared to Sculpture
513
QualityVanity of Honours and Titles
517
Use of MottoesLove of Latin among the Common peo pleSignature Letters
521
Account of Sappho
528
Discretion and Cunning
531
Letter on the Lovers Leap
534
Fragment of Sappho
539
Reflections on Modesty
543
History of the Lovers Leap
548
Account of the Trunkmaker in the Theatre
552
On the Ways of Providence
556
Various Ways of managing a Debate
560
Letter on the Absence of LoversRemedies proposed
564
On the Beauty and Loveliness of Virtue
568

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