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** Libels, those that write or read them excommunicated, 451 Mareia's prayer in Cato,

593
Liberality, wherein the decency of it consists,
292 Mariamne, the fine dancer,

466
The true basis of it,
Liberty of the people, when best preserved,

346 Marlborough (John Duke of), took the French lines without
287 bloodshed,

139
* Library: a lady's library described,

37 Marriage: those marriages the most happy that are preceded
Liddy (Miss), the difference between her temper and that of by a long courtship,

261
her sister Martha, and the reasons of it,

396
Lie given, a great violation of the point of honour,

Unhappy marriages, from whence proceeding,

99 Marriage life, always a vexatious or happy condition,
Several sorts of lies,

234 Married condition rarely unhappy but from want of judg.
Life: the duration of it uncertain,

27
ment or temper in the husband,

479
In what manner our lives are spent, according to Se. The advantages of it preferable to a single state, 479, 500
neca,

Termed purgatory by Tom Dapperwit,

482
Not real but when cheerful,

The excellence of its institution,

490
In what manner to be regulated,

143 The pleasure and uneasiness of married persons, to what
How to have a right enjoyment of it,

imputed,

506
A survey of it in a vision,

159 The foundation of community,
To whai compared in the Scriptures, and by the heathen For what reason liable to so much ridicule,
philosophers,

219 Some further thoughts of the Spectator on that subject, 525
The present life a state of probation,

237 Mars, an attendant on the spring,
We are in this life nothing more than passengers, 289 Martial, an epigram of his on a grave man's being at a lewd
Illustrated by the story of a travelling dervise,

play,

446
The three important articles of life,

317 Masquerade, a complaint against it,
Eternal life what we ought to be most solicitous about,

The design of it,

8
Man's not worth his care,
575 Master, a good one, a prince in his family,

107
Valuable only as it prepares for another,

A complaint against some ill masters,

137
ght and colours only ileas of the mind,

413 Matter, the least part of it contains an unexhausted fund, 420
willie (Charles), his present to the Spectator,
358 The basis of animals,

519
Lindamira, the only woman allowed to paint,

41 May, a month extremely subject to calentures in women, 365
Lion in the Haymarket occasioned many conjectures in the The Spectator's caution to the female sex on that
town

account,

365
Very gentle to the Spectator,

Dangerous to the ladies,

395
Livy, in what he excels all other historians,
409, 420 Described,

425
Logic of kings, whal,

239 Mazarine (Cardinal), his behaviour to Quillet, who had re-
Coller (Lady Lydia), 'her memorial from the country infirm flected upon himn in a poem,

23
ary,

429 Meanwell (Thomas), his letter about the freedoms of married
London, an emporium for the whole earth,

men and women,

430
The differences of the manners and politics of one part Memoirs of a private country gentleman's lite,

622
from the other,

403 Memory, how improved by the ideas of the imagination, 417
Condon (Mr.), the gardener, an heroic poet,
477 Men of the town rarely make good husbands,

522
ongings in women, the extravagancies of them,

326 Merab, her character,
Longinus, an observation of that critic,
339 Merchant, the worth and importance of his character,

428
Cotiery, some discourse ou it,
191 Merchants of great benefit to the public,

69, 174
Love, ihe general concern of it,

30 Mercy, whoever wants it has no taste of enjoyment, 456
Our hearts misled by a love of the world,
27 Merit, no judgment to be formed of it from success,

293
A passion never well cured,
118 Valuable, according to the application of it,

340
Natural love in brutes more intense iban in reasonable Merry part of the world amiable,

598
creatures,
120 Messiah,' a sacred eclogue,

378
The gallantry of it on a very ill foot,

The Jews' mistaken notion of the Messiah's worldly
Love has nothing to do with state,

grandeur,
The transport of a virtuous lover,

199 Metamorphoses (Ovid's), like enchanted ground,
In what manner discovered to his mistress by one of Will Metaphor, when noble, casts a glory round it,
Honeycomb's acquaintance,

325 Metaphors, when vieious,
Love, the mother of poetry,

377 An instance of it,
The capriciousness of love,

475 Method, the want of it, in whom only supportable,
The roinantic style in which it is made,

The use and necessity of it in writings,
A nice and fickle passion,

Seldom found in coffee horse debates,
A method proposed to preserve it alive after marriage, 506 Military education, a letter about it,

566
Love casnist, some instructions of his,
591,607 Mill to make verses,

220
Lover, an account of the life of one,
596 Miller (James), his challenge to Timothy Buck,

436
A crossed one retires,

627 Milton's Paradise Lost :' the Spectator's criticisms and ob
Cover's leap, where situated,

servations on that poem, 267, 27, 279, 285, 291, 297, 303,
An effectual cure for love,

309,315, 321
A short history of love,

233 His subject conformable to the talents of which he was
loungers, a new sect of philosophers in Cambridge,

master,

315
Luxury, what,

His fable a master piece,

315
Aitended often with avarice,

A continuation of the Spectator's criticism on Paradise
A fable of those two vices,

Lost,'

327, 333, 339, 345, 351, 357, 363, 369
The luxury of our modern meals,

195 The moral of that poem, and length of time contained
Lying, the malignity of it,

in the action,

369
Party-lying, the prevalency of it,

507 The vast genius of Milton,
Lysander, his character,
522 . His poem of * Il Penseroso,'

425

His description of the archangel and the evil spirits ad.
MACBETH, the incantations in that play vindicated, 141 dressing themselves for the combat,

463
Machiavel, his observation on the wise jealousy of states, - 408 Mimicry (art of), why we delight in it,

416
Lahornetans, a costom among them,
85 Mind (human), the wonderful nature of it,

554
Their cleanliness,
631 Minister, a watchful one described,

439
lale jilts, who,
288 Minutius, his character.

422
Lales only among the birds have voices,
128 Mirth in a man ought always to be aceidental,

196
Ialvolio, his character,

The awkward pretenders to it,

358
lan, a sociable animal,
9 Distinguished from cheerfulness,

381
The loss of public and private virtues owing to men of Mirza, the visions of,
parts,

6 Mischief rather to be suffered than an inconvenience, 564
Man variable in his temper,
162 Misfortunes, our judgments upon thern reproved,

483
The merriest species of the crestion,
249 Mixt wit described,

62
The mercenary practice of men in the choice of wives, 196 Mixt communion of men and spirits in Paradise, as described
Men differ from one another as much in sentiment as

by Milton,

12
features,
264 Mode, on what it ought to be built,

6
"Their corruption in general,
264 A standing mode of dress recommended,

129
Man the middle link between angels and brutes,

Moderation a great virtue,

312
What he is, considered in himself,
441 Modesty, the chi-tornament of the fair sex,

6
The hon age he owe his Creator,

In men no ways acceptable to the ladies,

154
By what chiefly distinguished from all other creatures,

Self-denial and modesty frequently attended with unex.
Suffers more from imaginary than real evils,

pected blessings,

206
His subjection to the female sex,

Modesty the contrary of ainbition,

206
Wonderful in his nature,

A due proportion of modesty requisite to an orator, 231
Th-iwo views he is to be considered in,

The excellency of it, -

231
An active being,

Vicious modesty, what,

231
His ultimate end,

024 The misfortunes to which the modest and innocent are
filius, his character,

often exposed,

242
k (Will), an impudent libertine,
203 Distinguished from sheepishness,

373
ehr (nonth of), described,
425 The definition of modesty,

373

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564 Passions of the fan, a treatise for the use of the astbar's
365 Penkethman, the comedian, his many qualifications,

Persian children, what learnt by them in their school,

No.
Modesty, wherein it consists,

390 Obscurity, the only defence against reprogel,
Modest assurance, what,

373 Often more illustrious than grandeur,
The danger of false modesty,

458 Obsequiousness in behaviour considered,
Distinguished from the true,

458 Ode (Laplander's), to his mistress,
An unnecessary virtue in the professors of the law, 484 Economy, wherein compared to good-breeding,

The sentiments entertained of it by the ancients, 484 Ogler: the complete ogler,
Rules recommended to the modest man by the Spec Old maids generally superstitious,
tator,

484 Old testament in a periwig,
Mohock, the meaning of that name,

324 Onniamante, her character,
Se eral conjectures concerning the Mobocks,

347 Opera, as it is the present entertainment of the English
Moliere made an old woman a judge of his plays,

stage, considered,
Money : the Spectator proposes il as a thesis,

The progress it has made on our theatre,
The power of it,

Some account of the French opera,
The love of it very commendable,

450 Opinion (popular) described,
Monsters, novelty bestows charms on them,

412 Opportunities to be carefully avoided by the fair ser,
Incapable of propagation,

413 Orator, what requisite to form one,
Whar gives satisfaction in the sight of them,

418 Orbicilla, her character,
Montagije, fond of speaking of himself,

562 Order, necessary to be kept up in the world,
Scaliger's saying of him,

502 Ostentation, one of the inhabitants of the paradise of fool the
Monuments in Westminster Abbey examined by the Spec. Otway commended and censured,
tator,

His admirable description of the miseries of law-with
Those raised by envy the most glorious,

355 Overdo, a justice at Epping, offended at the company
Moorfields, by whom resorted to,

strollers for playing the part of Clodpate, and making
Morality, the benefits of it,

a mockery of one of the quorum,
Strengthens faith,

465 Ovid, in what he excels,
More (Sir Thomas), bis gaiety at his death, to what owing, 349 His description of the palace of Fame,
Mortality, the lover's bill of,

377 His verses on making love at the theatre, translated by
Mothers justly reproved for not nursing their own chil.

Mr. Dryden,
dren,

246 How to succeed in his manner,
Motion of the gods, wherein it differs from that of mortals, Outrageously virtuous, what women so called!
according to Heliodorus,

369 Oxford scholar, his great discovery in a coffee house,
Motteux (Peter), dedicates his poem on tea to the Spec.
tator,

552 PAINTER and tailor often contribute more than the pack
Motto, the effects of a handsome one,

221 to the success of a tragerly,
Mourning: the signs of true mourning generally misunder. Pamphilio, a good master,

stood,
The method of mourning considered,

95 Pamphlets, defamatory, detestable,

64 Pantheon at Rome, how it strikes the imagination at the first
Wbo the greatest mouiners,

entrance,
Mouse Alley doctor,

444 Paradise of fools,
Much cry but little wool, to whom applied.
Muli Moluch. Emperor of Morocco, liis great intrepidity in

251 Paradise Lost' (Milton's), its fine images,
his dying moments,

Parents, their taking a liking to a particular profession often

349
Music banished by Plato out of his commonwcalth,

occasions their sons to miscarry,

Naturally fond of their own children,
of a relative nature.

29
Music (churelt), of the improvement of it,

Too mercenary in the disposal of their children in sh*

405 • riage,
It may raise confused notions of things in the fancy,
Recommended,

Too sparing in their encouragement to mastery for the
Musician (burlesque), an account of one,

well educating their children,

570 Their care due to their children,
NAKED shouldered,

Parnassus, the vision of it,
Names of authors to be put to their works, the hardships and

487 Particles (English), the honour done to them in the last
inconveniences of it,

operas,
Nature, a man's best guide',

451 Parties crept much into the conversation of the ladies,
The most useful object of human reason,

An instance of the malice of parties,

408
Her works more perfect than those of art to delight the

The dismal effects of a furious party-spirit

,
fancy,

It corrupts both our morals and judgment,
Yet the more pleasant the more they resemble them,

And reigns more in the country than town,
More grand and august than those of art,

Party zeal very bad for the face,

414
Necessary cause of our being pleased with what is great,

Party patches,
new, and beautiful,

Party scribblers reprored,

413
Needlework recommended to the ladies,

Party not to be followed with innocence,

606
A letter from Cleora against it,

Party prejudices in England,
Neighbourhoods, of whom consisting,

009 Passion relieved by itself,
Nemesis, an old maid, a great discoverer of judgments,

49 Passionate people, their faults,

483
New or uncommon, why every thing that is so raises a plea-

Nat. Lee's description of it,
sure in the imagination,

Passions, the conquest of them a dificult task,
What understood by the term with respect to objects,

The various operations of them,

412
Improves what is great and beautiful,

The strange disorders bred by our pascious when het te
Why a secret pleasure annexed to its idea,

gulated by virtue,
Every thung so that pleases in architecture,

It is not so much the business of religion to

415
Newbery (Mr.), his rebus,

as to regulate our passions,
New river, a project for bringing it into the playhouse,

The use of the passions,
News, how the English thirst atier it,

The passions created of,
Project for a supply of it,

What moves thein in descriptions most pleasing,
of whispers,

In ali men, but appear not in all,
The pleasure of news,

Of hope and fear,

625
Newton (Sir Isaac), his noble way of considering infinite

The work of a philosopher to subdue the passimis,

Instances of their power,
space,
Nicholas Hart, the annual sleeper,

scholars,
Nicodemuncio's letter to Olivia,
Nicolini, his perfection in music,

43 Patience, an allegorical discourse upon it,

Her power,
Nicolini (Signior), his voyage on pasteboard,
His combat with a hon,

5 Patrons and clients, a discourse on them,

13
Why thought to be a sham one,

Worthy patrons compared to guardian angelo,
An excellent actor,

13 Pau Lorrain, a design of bis,
Night, a clear one described,

13 Peace, some ill consequences of it,

565 Pedantic humour,
Whimsically described by William Ramsay,

582 Pedants, who so to be reputed,
Night-walk in the country,

425

The book-pedant the most supportable,
Nightingale, its music highly delightful to a man in love,
Nigranilla, a party-lady, forced to patch on the wrong

383 Pedants in breeding as well as learning,

Peepers described,
side,

81 Peevish fellow described,
No, a word of great use to women in love matters,

625 Penelope's web, the story of it,
Novels, great inflamers of women's blood,
Novelty, the force of it,

026 : Penseroso' (poem ot'), by Milton,
November, month of), described,

246 People, the only riches of a country,
Nurses : the frequent inconveniences of hired nurses, 425 Pericles, his advice to the women,
Nutmeg of delight, one of the Persian emperor's rides,

160 Persecution in religious matters immoral,
OATES (Dr.), a favourite with some party-ladies,

57 Persian soldier, reproved for railing against an enemy:
Obedience of children to their parents, the basis of all go-

Persians, their instruction of their youth,
vernment,

189 Their notions of parricide,

416
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* Person, the word defined by Mr. Locke,
578 Polities of Jenny Man's,

403
1. Persons, innaginary, not proper for an heroic poem,

357

of Will's,
Petition of John a Nokes and John a Stiles,

577
of the Temple,

403
Petition fiom a cavalier for a place, with his pretensions to it, 629

of Fish street,
E Petronius and Socrates, their cheerful behaviour during their of Cheapside.

403
349
last moments grounded on different motives,

Of Garraway's,
Petticoat, a complaint against the hoop petticoat,

127 Poll, a way of arguing,
Several conjectures lipon it,
127 Polycarpus, a man beloved by every body,

280
Compared to an Egyprian temple,

127 Pontignan (Monsieur), his adventure with two women,
La Petrievat politicians, a seminary to be established in France, 305 Poor, the scandalous appearance of them,
Pharamond, memoirs of his private life,

76 Pope (Mr.), his miscellany commended by the Spectator, 523
His great wisdom,
76 Popular applause, the vanity of it,

188
Some account of him and his favourite,
84 Posterity, its privilege,

101
His edice against duels,

97 Poverty, the inconveniences and mortifications usually at-

603
Phebe und Colin, an original poem by Dr. Byrom,

tending it,

150
Phidias, his proposal for a prodigious statue of Alexander,

The loss of merit,

464
Philautia, a great rotary,

79 Powell (senior), to act Alexander the Great on a drome
Philips (Mr.), pastoral verses of his,

dary,

31
His pastorals reconumended by the Spectator,

His artifice to raise a clap,
Philopater's lett r about his daughter's dancing,
466 Powell (junior), his great skill in motions,

14
Philosopher's, why longer lived than other men,

His performance referred to the opera of Rinaldo and
Pbilosophy, the use of it,

Armida,
Said to be brought by Sucrales down from heaven, 10 Power, despotic, an unanswerable argument against it, 287
The use of natural philosophy,

393 Practice and example, their prevalency on youth,
The authors of the new philosophy gratify and enlarge Praise, the love of it implanted in us,

38, 467
the imagination,

420
A generous mind the most sensible of it,

238
The hoast of pag.in philosophers that they exalt human why not freely conferred on men till dead,

319
nature,

When changed into fame,

55!
Phocion, his behaviour at his death,

133 Prayers, Phenix's allegorical description of them to Achilles
His notion of popular applause,

in Homer,

391
His saying of a vain promiser,

The folly and extravagance of our prayers in general,
Physic, the substirule of exercise or temperance,

195
make set forms necessary,

391
Physician and surgeon, their different employment, 10 Precipice, distant, why its prospect pleases,

418
The plıysicians a formidable body of men,

21 Prediction, the many arts of it in use among the vulgar, 505
Compared to the British army in Cæsar's time,

21 Prejudice, the prevalency of it,
Their way of converting one distemper into another,

A letter about it, as it respects parties in England, 432
12

Physiognomy, every man in some degree master of that art, 86 Prerogative, when and how to be asserted with honour,
le + Piets, wtrar women so called,

41 Prule, a great nemy to a fine face,
No faith to be hrpt with them,

A man crazed with pride a mortifying sight,

201
Picture not so natural a representation as a statue,

416 A chief spring of action in most men,
What please must in one,

418 Printing encouraged by the politest nations in Europe, 367
et Pictures, witry, what picers so called,
244 Procrastination, from whence proceeding,

151
Piety an ornament to human nature,
201 Procuress, her trade,

205
M. Pindar's saying of Theron,
467 Prodicus, the first inventor of fables,

183
* Pin money condemned,

295 Professions, the three great ones overburdened with practi-
Pinkethman to personate King Porns on an elephant,

31

tioners,
Pisistratus, the Athenian tyrant, his generous behaviour on Projector, a short description of one,
a particular occasion,
527 Promisers condemned,

448
b. Pitch-pipe, the invention and use of it,

228 Promises (neglect of) through frivolous falsehood,
Pittacus, a wise saying of his about riches,

574 Pronunciation necessary to an orator,
Pity, is love sottened by sorrow,

397 Proper (Will), an honest tale bearer,
That and terror leading passions in poetry,

418 Prospeci, a beautiful one, delights the soul as much as a de-
The reasonableness of pity,

588
monstration,

411
* Place an! precedency more contested among women of an

Wide ones pleasing to the faney,
inferior rank than ladies of quality,

119 Enlivened by nothing so much as rivers and falls of
Places of trust, who most fit for thein,

water,

412
Why couried by men of generous principles,
469 That of hills and valleys soon tires,

412
The unreasonableness of party-pretences to places, 629 Prospect of peace, a poem on that subject commended by the
Planets, to survey then fills ins with astonishumeni,

420
Spectator,

523
Planting recomniended to country gentlemen, 583, 569 Prosperity, to what compared by Seneca,

237
my Plato, bis notion of the soul,

90 Proverbs (the 7th chapter of) turned into verse,
Wherein, according to him and his followers, the punish. Providence, demonstrative arguments for it,

120
ment of a voluptuous man consists,

Not to be fathomed by reason,
His account of Socrates's behaviour the morning he was Prudence, the influence it has on our good or ill fortune in
to die,

183

the world,
His description of the Supreme Being,

507 Psalm 114th, translated,
His saying of labour,

624 Psalmist, against bypocrisy,
Players in Diury Lani', their intended regulations,

Of Providence,
Wherein to be condemned.

502 Punch, out in the moral part,
The precedency setti d among them,

529 Punchinello frequented more than the church,
Playhouse, how improved in storinis,
592 Punishments in schools disapprored,

157
Pleaders, tow of them tolerable company,

197 Punning much recommended by the practice of all ages,
Pleasant felis to be avoided,

In what age the pun chiefly flourished,

61
Pleas nary in consersation, the faults it covers,

A famous university much infested with it,

61
Pieasure when our chief pursuit, disappoinis itsell,

Why banished at present out of the learned world,
The des intuiness of pleasure,

The definition of a pun,

61
Pleasure and Pain, a narrage proposed between them, and Whose privilege,

396
conclurled
183 A pun of thought,

454
Pliny, the necessary qualifications of a fine speaker accord By whom punning is affected,
ing to that authors

484 Punsters, their talents,
Hisleiter to his wite's annt, Hispulla,
525 Puss, speculations on an old and a young one,

626
Plutarch, for what reproved by the Spectator,

483 Puzzle (Tom), a most eminent immethodical disputant,
l'ords it. pretur,

58 Pyramids of Egypt,
The chiet things to be considered in an epic poem, 267 Pythagoras, his precepts about the choice of a course of life', 447
Severa: poenis preserved for their similes,

421

His advice to his scholars about examining at night what
Poelensis (Engish, wher in remarkable,

they had done in the day,

586
Poray das the whole circle of nature for its province, 419
Poets (English), reproved,

39, 40 QUACK bill,
Their artifices,

Doctors, the cheats of them,
La' poets given to envy and detraction,

Au essay against quacks by Dr. Z. Pearce,

572
The chief qualification of a good poet,

314 Quakers, project of an act to mary them to the olive beau-
The pains they should take to form the imagination,

ties,

396
Shenld mend nature, and add to her beauties,
418 Qualities, what are truly valuable,

340
Row ouch they are at liberty in it.
418 Quality no exemption from reproof,

34
Polite imagination let into a great many pleasures the vulgar Is either of fortune body, or mind,

219
are not capable of,
40 queries in love answered,

625
Politicians, the mischief they do,

556 Question, a curious one started by a schoolman about the
Sumne at the Royal Exchange,

568

choice of present and future happiness and misery, 575
Politics of St. Jones's coffee house, on the report of the Quidnunc (Thomas), his letter to the Spectator about news, 625
French king's cita!h,

403 Quir (Peter de), his letter to the Spectator about puns, 396
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Shovel (Sir Cloudesley), the ill contrivance of bis bonus!
398 Sidney (Sa Philip), his opinion of the song of Chery Char,'

The pleasures of the imagination arisc criginally
The ad antages of it over dissimulation and deceit,

An instance of it in a north-country gentleman,
460 Slavery, what kind of government the most remored from it, **

25 Sloven, a character atlected by some, and for wbat read, 19
223 Sly, the haberdasher, his advertisement to young gentlemen
223 Sly (John), the tobacconist, his representation to the Sper
451 Snape (Dr.), a quotation from his charity serpion,
568 Smithfield bargain, in marriage, the imhunianity of it,

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283 Satirists best instruct us in the manners of their respective
RABELAIS, his device,

239 times,
Rack, a knotty syllogism,
Raillery in conversation, the absurdity of it,

422 Scandal, to whom most pleasing,

How monstrous it renders us,
Rainbow, the figure of one contributes to its magnificence,
as much as the colours to its beauty,

415 Scales (golden), a dream of them,
Rake. a character of one,

576 Scaramouch, an expedient of his at Paris,
Raleigh (Sir Walter), his opinion of woman-kird,

510 Scarves, the vanity of some clergymen's wearing them,
Ramble, from Richmond by water to London, and about it, Scholar's egg, what so called,
by the Spectator,

454 Schoolmasters, the ignorance and want of discerniment in the
Ramsey (William), the astrologer, his whimsical description

generality of them,
of night,

582 Schoolmen, their ass case,
Rants considered as blemishes in our English tragedies, 40

How applied,
* Rape of Proserpine,' a French opera, some particulars in it, 29 Scipio, his judgment of Marius when a boy,
Raphael's cartoons, their effect upon the Spectator, 226, 244 Scornful Lady, the Spectator's observations at that play,
The excellence of his pictures,

467 Scot (Dr.), his Christian life, its merits,
Rattling club got into the church,

630 Scotch, a saying of theirs,
Read (Sir William), his operations on the eyes,

472 Scribblers aga nst the Spectator, why peglected by huis,
Readers divided by the Spectator into the mercurial and sa-

The most offensive,
1
turnine,

179 Sessons, a dream of them,
Reason, instead of governing passion, is often subservient to Self-conceit, one of the inhabitants of the paradise of foeda, et
it,

6 Self-denial, the great foundation of civil virtue,
Not to be found in brutes,

120 Self love transplanted, what,
The pilot of the passions,

The narrowness and danger of self-lore,
A pretty nice proportion between that and passion, 408 Semanthe, her character,
Rebus, a kind of false wit in vogue among the ancients, 59 Semiramis, her prodigious works and powers,
And our own countrymen,

59 Sempronia, a professed admirer of the French nation,
A rebus at Blenheim house condemned,

The match-maker,
Recitative (Italian), not agreeable to an English audience, 29 Seneca, his saying of drunkenness,
Recitative music in every language ght to be adapted Sense; some inen of sense more despicable than tonmeti
to the accent of the language

29 beggars,
Recreation, the necessity of it,

The different degrees of sense in the several diferent
Religion, the greatest incentive to good and worthy actions, 356 species of animals,
Considered,

459 Sentry (Captain), a member of the Spectator's club, his chia
A morose melancholy behaviour, which is observed in se

racter,
veral precise professors of religion, reproved by the His account of a soldier's life,
Spectator,

494 His discourse with a young wrangler in the law,
The true spirit of religion not only composes, but cheers He receives a letter from Ipswich, giving an acroint of
the soul,

494 an engagement between a French privater and
Renatus Valentinus, his father and grandfather, their story, 426 httle vessel belonging to that place,
Rentfree (Sabina), her letter about ihe green sickness. 431

His reflections on that sction,
Repository for fashions, a building pmposed and described, 487 Takes possession of his uncle Sir Roger de Coverley's
The usefulness of it,

487

estate,
Reproof, when justly deserved, how we ought to behave un September (month of), described,
der it,

382 Servants, the general corruption of their mauders,
Reputation, a species of fame,

218

Assume their master's title,
The stability of it, if well founded,

218

Some good among the bad ones,
Retirement, the pleasure of it where truly enjoyed,

Influenced by the example of their superiors,
A dream of it,

The great merit of some servants in all ages,
Revelation, what light it gives to the joys of heaven,

The hard condition of many servants,
Revenge of a Spanish lady on a man who boasted of her Sexes : amity between agreeable persons of different sett
favours,

611 dangerous,
Rhubarb (John, Esq.), his memorial from the country in The advantages of it to each,
firmary,

429 Sextus Quintus (the Pope), an instance of his unforgipes
Rich (Mr.), would not suffer the opera of Whittington's Cat?

temper,
to be performed in his bouse, and the reason for it,

Shadows and realities not mixed in the same piece,
Rich: to be rich, the way to please,

280 Shakspeare, wherein inimitable,
The advantages of riches,

283 Excels all writers in his ghusts,
The art of growing rich,

His excellence,
The proper use of riches,

294

Shalum the Chinese, his letter to the Princess Hilps belicte
The defects of rich men overlooked,

464

the Flood,
Richelieu (Cardinal), his politics made France the terror of

Sherlock (Dr.) the reason his discourse of death hath best
Europe,

305

so much perused,
Riches corrupt men's morals,

Improved the notion of heaven and bell,
Ridicule, the talent of ungenerous tempers,

249

Shoeing horns, who, and by whom empluyed,
The two great branches of ridicule in writing,
Put to a good use,

in Westminster Abbey,
Riding, a healthy exercise,

Sbows and diversions lie properly within tbe province of the
Riding dress of ladies, the extravagance of it,

435 Spectator,
Rival mother, the first part of her history

91

Sickness, a thought on it,
Robin, the porter at Will's coffee house, his qualification,
Roman and Sabine ladies, their example recommended to the

Verses on his modesty,
British,

81 Sighers, a club of them at Oxford,
Romans; an instance of the general good understanding of

Their regulations,
the ancient Romans,

502 Sight, the most perfect sense,
Rosalinda, a famous Wlig partisan, her misfortune,
Rosicrucius, the story ot his sepulchre,

from it,

379
A pretended discovery made by a Rosicrucian,

Furnishes it with ideas,

574
Rowley (Mr.), his proposals for a new pair of globes,

552 Sight, second, in Scotland,
Royal Exchange, the great resort to it,

69 Sign posts, the absurdity of many of them,
• Royal Progress,' a poem,

620

Silk-worm, a character of one,
Rusticity shocking.

Similitudes, eminent writers faulty in them,
Rusty (Scabbard), his letter to the Spectator,

The preservation of several poems,

449
Rynsault, the unjust governor, in what manner punished by

An ili one in * pulpit,
Charles, Duke of Burgundy, his sovereign,

491

Simonides, his satire on women,
SAINT Paul's eloquence,

Sincerity, the great want of it in conversation,

633
Salamanders, an order of ladies described,

The most compendious wisdom,
Sallust, his excellence,

409 Singularity, when a virtue,
Salmon (Mrs.), her ingenuiry,

28
Salutation, subject to great enormities,

259 Sippet (Jack). his character,
Salutations in churches censured,
Sanctorius, his invention,
Santer (Mrs.), a great snuff taker,

344
Sappho, an excellent poetess,
Dies for love of Phaon,

223
Her hymn to Venus,
A fragment of Sappho's translated into three different

tator,
languages,

His minute,
Satire, Whole duty of Man'turned into one,
Satires, the English, ribaldry and Billingsgate,
Panegyrical on ourselves,

473 Snailers,

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Snuff box, the exercise of it, where taught,

138 Spectator (T hej, his invitation to all sorts of people to assist
Socrates, his femper and prudence,

28

him,
His behaviour at his execution,

133

About the stamps,
His speech to bis judges,

146 Guardian of the fair sex,
His notion of pleasure and pain,

His advertisements,
The effect of his temperance,

195

About the price of his paper,
His instruction to his pupil Alcibiades in relation to Put into the golden scales,

207
prayer,

A sort of news-leiter,
A catechetical method of arguing introduced first by His account of a coffee-house debale, relating to the
him,

239 difference between Count Rechteren and Monsieur
Instructed in eloquence by a woman,

247
Mesnager,

481
Why the oracle pronounced him the wisest of men, 1J8 The different sense of his readers upon the rise of his
Head of the sect of the hen peched,
479 paper, and the Spectator's proposals upon it,

435
His domestics, what,
486 His observations on our modern poems,

523
The effect a discourse of his on marriage had with his

His edict,

523
audience,
500 The effects of his discourses on marriage,

523
His saying of misfortunes,

538 His deputation to J. Sly, haberdasher of hats and cobac-
Soldiers, when men of sense of an agreeable conversation, 152

conist,

526
Sulilude: an exemption from passions the only pleasing so The different judgments of his readers concerning his
litude,

speculations,

542
Fi w persons capable of a religious, learned, or philoso His reasons for often casting his thoughts into a letter, 542
phic solitude,
264 His projı ct for the forming a new club,

550
Solomon's Song,' a paraphrase on the second chapter, 388 Visits Mr. Motieux's warehouses,

552
Song with noies,

470 The great concern the city is in upon his design of laying
Sophocles, his conduct in his tragedy of Electra,'

down his paper,

553
Sorites, what sort of figure,
239 He takes his lease of the town,

555
at Sorrow. the outward signs of it very fallacious,

95
Breaks a fitiy years' silence.

556
Soul, the immortality of it evideneerl from several proofs, 11 How he recurend his speech,
Its happiness the contemplation of God,

413

His politics,
State of it after separation,

413

Loquacity,
The excellency of it considered in relation to dreams, 487
x 22 Sonnds, how improper for description,

416

A calamily of his,
Spa cia della Bestia triomphanie,' a book sold at an anction Critics upon him,
for thirty pounds,
389 He sleeps as well as wakes for the public,

599
Some acrount of that book,
389 His dream of Trophonius's cave,

599
Space, infinite, Sir Isaac Newton's noble way of considering Why the eighth volume published,
it,
564 Speech, ihe se vi tal organs of it,

232
Sparkishi (Will), a modish husland,

479 Spenser, his advice to young lailies under the distress of de-
Sparrows bought for the use of the opera,

famation,

390
Spartan virtue acknowledged by the Athenians,

His whole creation of shadowy persons,
Spartan justice, an instance of it,
564 Spies, not to be trusted,

439
mit x Spartans, the method used by them in the education of their Despised by great men,

439
children,
307 Spirit, an high one, a great enemy to candour,

382
Spectator (The), his prefatory discourse,

1 Spirits, the appearance of them not fabulons,
His great taciturnity,

Several species in the world besides ourselves,
His vision of public credit,

3 Spleen, a common excuse fur dulness,
His entertainment at the table of an acquaintance, 7 Its effects,
His reeonmendation of his speculations,
10 Spring, the pleasantest season of the year,

393
Advertised in the Daily Courant,
12 A description of it,

423
His encounter with a lion behind the scenes,
13 His attendants,

423
The de ign of his writings,
16 Spring.garden, a kind of Mahometan paradise,

383
No party man,
16 Spy, the mischief of one in a family,

002
A little unhappy in the mould of his face,

17 Squeezing the hand, by whom first used in making love,
His artifice,

19 Squires (rural), their wont of learning,
His desire to correct impudence,

20 Stamps, how fatal to weekly historiaus,
And resolution to mareh on in the cause of virtue, 34 Starch, political, its use,
His visit to a travelled lady,

45 Starers reproved,
His speculations in the first principles,

46 Stars (fixed), how their immensity and magnificence con-
An odd accident that befell him at Lloyd's coffee-

found us,

420
house,

A contemplation of the stars,
Ilis advice to our English Pindaric writers,

58 State (future), the refreshments a virtuous person enjoys in
His examen of Sir Fopling Flutter,
65 prospect and contemplation of it,

185
His inquisitive temper,

85 Statira, in what proposed as a paitirn to the fair sex,
His account of himself and his works to be written 300 Statuary the most natural representation,

416
years bence,

101 Suint (Jack) and Will Trap, their adventure,
His great modesty,
101 Stoics discarded all passions,

397
He accompanies' Sir Roger de Coverley into the Stores of Providence, what,
country,
106 Story-tellers, their ridiculous punctuality,

133
His exercise when young,

115 Strife, the spirit of it,
He goes with Sir Roger å hunting,

116 Stripes, the use of them on perverse wives.
And to the assizes,
122 Stroke, to strike a bold one, what meant by it,

319
His adventure with a crew of gipsies,
130 Sublime in writing, what it is,

692
The several opinions of him in the country,

131 Sudden (Thomas, Esq.) his memorial from the country
His return to London, and fellow travellers in the stage. infirmary,
coach,

132 Sukey's adventure with Will Honeycomb and Sir Roger de
1lis suliloquy upon the sudden and unexpected death of a Coverley,
friend,

133 Snn, the first eye of consequence,
Ilis artifice to engage his different readers,

179 Sun rising and setting, the most glorious show in nature,
The character given of him in his own presence, at a Superiority reduced to the notion of qualily,
coffee-house near Aldgate,

To be founded only on merit and virtue,

202
His aversion to pretty fellows, and the reason of it, 261 Superstition, the folly of it described,

7
His acknowledgments to the public,

An error arising from a mistaken devotion,

201
His advice to the British ladies.

265

Has something in it destructive of religion,
His adventure with a woman of the town,

266 Surprise, the life of stories,
Ilis description of a French puppet newly arrived, 277 Susanna, or Innocence Betrayel' to be exhibited by Mr.
His opinion of our form of government and religion,

Powell, with a new pair of Elders.
Sometimes taken for a parish sexton, and why,

289 Sweaters, a species of the Mohock clubs,
His reflections upon Clarinda's journal,

323 Swingers, a set of familiar romps at Tunbridge,
Accompanies Sir Roger to Wesiminster Abbey, 329 Symmetry of objects, how it strikes,
His sacrifices to humanity,

355 Syncopists, modern ones,
His behaviour under reproach, and reasons for not re Syncopius, the passionate, his character,

turning an answer to those who have animadverted on Syracusan prince jealous of his wife, how be served her,

his paper,
His contemplations on Good Friday,
356 TALE-BEARERS censured,

439
The benefits accruing to the public from his specula Talents ought to be valued according as they are applied, 172
tions,

367 Taste (corrupt) of the age, to what attributed,
His papers much sought for about Christmas by all bis Taste of writing, what it is, and how it may be acquired,
neighbours,

367 The perfection of a man's taste as a sense,
His comparison of the world to a stage,

370 Defined,
He accompanies Sir Roger to Spring garden,

383 That of the English,
His zeal for the Hanover succession,

384 Tears, not always the sign of true sorrow,

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