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Stoicism, the pedantry of virtue, üi. 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.
Strada, his account of a correspondence by

means of a loadstone, iii. 135; his de-
scription of a fire-work, iv. 188, 189; a
critic and poet, account of his prolusion,

222, 237, &c.
Strafford, Lord, accused by the Secret Com-

ee, v. 653, 654, 669; his letters no-
ticed, 668.
Straits' mouth, the key of the Levant, iv.

Strand, new church there, in building, an

agreeable surprise to the Tory fox-

hunter, v. 71.
Stratagem, no head more full of, than that

of a libidinous man, iii. 75.
Stratonice, Antiochus's passion for her,

how discovered, iii. 117.
Stream, simile of a, why appropriate, i.

186, note.
Street-clubs, ii. 250.
Streets, at present filled with zeal and

drunkenness, riots and religion, v. 91.
Stripping ladies, their resolution to level

their breast-works, and to have no de.

fence but their uwn virtue, iv. 229.
Stroggi, Monseigneur, a curious medal of

Trajan in his possession, i. 474.
Studying by weight, ii. 279.
Siupidity, described as a German painter,

ii. 393.
Style, its requisites, iii. 389; political,

where to be taugłt, 315; in modern
writing, its requisites, iv. 123, note ; re-
marks on the familiar and the solemn,
264, note ; serious, its dignity often low.
ered by the use of common forms of

speech, v. 224.
Styx, its banks crowded with souls of un-

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,
630; a member of the Kit-cat Club,
676 ; his residence on Haverstock
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 ; Macanlay's
character of, ib.; his opinion of the love-
plot in Cato, 723; bis 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.

buried persons, ii. 120.
Subject, not to be described without de-

fining the king, iv. 391.
Sublime, how given to modern tragedies,

iv. 148; in writing, compared with the
gusto grande in art, 150; whence aris-

ing, 226; instance from Racine, ib.
Sublimity, requisite in the language of an
ferior to Addison's, ii. 1; invented the
out as soldiers, ii. 25; remarkable for Talicotius, the first clap-doctor, his his-
love of their country, iv. 411.

epic poem, iii. 191; instances of the Superintendence of the English language
false sublime, ib.

proposed, iii. 12.
Subordination, instituted by Providence, Superiority reduced to the notion of quali.
iv. 444.

ty, iii. 99.
Subsist, has no participle passive, ii. 73, Superstition, ridiculed, ii. 244; antidote to

it, 246 ; an excess in devotion, iii, 72;
Success, not always a criterion of merit, tinctured with folly, ib.
iii. 304.

Superstitions, Jewish and Romish, per-
Such, when joined to an adjective, how to nicious to mankind and destructive to
be succeeded, iii. 203, note.

religion, iii. 93.
Such like, now redundant and tautologous, Superstitious fears destroy the pleasures
iii. 411, note.

of conversation, iv. 11.
Suetonius, his history an arguinent against Supply, Committee of, debate on the, v.

despotic power, iii. 297; attests the tax- 668.
ing of the empire under Augustus, v. Supreme Being, his nature, an argument

for the immortality of the soul, ii. 443 ;
Suffenus, places his happiness in a gilded a sense of his presence productive of

chariot, ii. 100; a fortune-hunter, iii. good actions, iii. 94; alone, can rightly
319, 320.

judge of our own actions, 165; or esteem
Suffolk, the Duke of, buried in the con- us according to our merits, 166; sub-

vent of the Austin monks at Pavia, i. limely described by Plato, iv. 25; a
365 ; his history, 366.

proof of his goodness in the extent and
Sugar-plums, disposed into heaps of hail- variety of animal existence, 42 ; demon-
stones, ii. 109.

strations of his wisdom, power, and
Suggestum of the ancients described, i. goodness, 72 ; his omnipresence, 104 ;

his omniscience, ib. ; his mercy, 105 ;
Suicide, why suggested by Eve, and dis- essentially present in heaven, 128; his
approved by Adam, iii. 268.

eternity, 145; his unutterable goodness,
Sulfatara, a surprising volcano near Na- 147 ; has designed the soul of man for a
ples, i. 438.

state of future happiness, 157 ; the fear
Sully, Duke of, his advice to some Popish of him is the foundation of fortitude and
ladies on the accession of Henry IV.,

courage, 226.
iv. 440, 441.

Surnames, the occasion of a club, ii.
Sultan of Egypt, a story of one, ii. 417, 250.

418; of Persia, story of one, performing Surprise, the life of story-telling, iv. 6.
an act of justice, iv. 177.

Surrentum, promontory of, divides the
Summer, in England, pleasanter than bay of Naples from that of Salernum, i.
elsewhere in Europe, iii. 370.

Sun, the palace of the, described, from Surtout, &c., likely to occasion a learned

Ovid, i. 87 ; used as an emblem on me- treatise a thousand years hence, i. 261.
dals, 305, 307 ; why represented by the Survey of the city by Mr. Bickerstaffe as
corona radiata, 319; satirized by the censor, ii. 142.
owls, bats, &c., in a fable, ii. 174; of Suspension of the Habeas Corpus act, iv.
Glory, a title of the emperor of Persia, 457; precedents, 459.

Sutherland, Earl of, his application to
Sun-rising and setting, the most glorious succeed Addison in the Exchequer, v.
show in nature, iii. 406.

644; biographical notices of, 645, note;
Sunday in the country,why pleasing, ii. 446. his appointments and character, ib.
Sunderland, Lord, proposes the Peerage Swallow, Lady Catherine, widow of two

Bill, v. 236 ; Secretary of State for husbands and two coachmen, iv. 95.
Southern Province, 353; at Newinarket Swan, the famous punster, his conversa-
with the queen, 364 ; christening of his tion described, ii. 355.
son, 365; invited by Duchess of Marl- Swash, Sir Paul, knt., indicted in the
borough to dine, 365; Lord-Lieutenant Court of Honour, ii. 223.
of Ireland, 433, 633, note; resignation Swearers in discourse, happily ridiculed,
of the office, 434; transacts business for iii. 352.
Addison during the illness of the latter, Swearing, profane, its horrible absurdity,
492 ; his letter to Mr. Dayrolles, 513; iv. 55.
Addison the under-secretary to, 634, Sweden, the king of, holds the balance of
635, 745; royal warrant for his salary European power, iv. 358.
as Secretary of State, 639; Secret Ser- Sweden, a Protestant country, has had the
vice Money granted to, 640; Addison's misfortune to see Popish princes on the
official communications to the private throne, v. 59; dispute with the Crown
secretary of, 646, 648, 652, 655, 668 ; of Great Britain, 469.
a member of the Kit-cat Club, 676; Swift, his writings, in what respects in-
letters to, 387.

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subject of a story in the Tatler, 184, Syntax violated in Paradise Lost, iii.

said to have furnished the hint 196.
for a paper in the Spectator, ii. 328, Syphax, general of the Numidians (in
note; extracts from his letters, relating Cato), i. 177, 195, 199, 210; his notion
to Mr. Addison and Mr. Steele, iv. 157, of honour, iv. 311.
158; allusion to a political paper in Syracuse, prince of, procures a whelp of
which he was concerned, 368, note; his Vulcan's breed of dogs to prove the
connexion with the Examiner, v. 308; chastity of his wife, iv. 127.
married to Mrs. Johnson, 377; letter Syria, chronicle of the kings of, collected
from Earl of Halifax, 379; from Steele, from medals, i. 263.
380 ; from Sir Andrew Fountaine, 383; Syrians, when smitten with blindness, to
to Addison, 391, 407; letter to Addison whom compared, iv. 501.
on Steele's charge of being the author Syrisca's ladle, where lost, iv. 374.
of the Examiner, 406; Steele's reply,
408 ; the probable truth as to the cir- T. at the end of some speculations, sup-
cumstances of their difference, 408, 511, posed to stand for trader, iii. 103.
512; his rejoinder to Steele, 408; Pope's T -, Mr., ill used by his angel, goes
relation towards him, 417; how highly to sea and makes a fortune, iv. 302 ; his
he was esteemed by Lady Warwick, letter on marrying her, 304.
511; and by Addison, 512; Addison's Table, a fashionable one, haunted by dis-
letters to, 510, 511; Addison and Steele's tempers, iii. 65.
first meeting with, 685; early memorial Table of Cebes, an allegory, its character,
of his friendship with Addison, 686 ; his ii. 138.
joke against Partridge the astrologer, “Table of Fame," The, v. 380.
ib. ; renders the name of “Bickerstaffe" Tacitus, monument erected to him at
famous throughout Europe, 686, 687 ; Terni, i. 411 ; his account of a mutiny
humorous lines by, on “Namby Pam- raised by a lyi sentinel, iv. 462; at-
by," 696 ; comparison of, with Addison tests the taxing of the empire by order
and Bolingbroke, 731; counted the of Augustus, v. 108; and the crucifixion
number of his steps from London to of our Saviour, 109.
Chelsea, 735; letters to, 359, 377, 378, Tailor, plays the part of the lion at the
379, 381, 386, 390, 510, 511.

opera, ii. 260.
Swine, its ingredients compose the soul Tale-bearers, censured, iii. 440.
of some women, iii. 86.

Talents, without discretion; useless, iii.
Swiss, their custom of hiring themselves 109.

tory, ii. 215; his motto, and number of
Swiss musician, an extraordinary one, ii. his patients, 216.

Talkativeness of the French, iv. 183.
Switzerland, the reason of its periodical Tall Club, letter of remonstrance from the

fountains, i. 512, 519; soldiers, 520 ; secretary, iv. 202; qualifications of its
convenience of its navigable rivers, ib. ; members, 203.
scholars, 522 ; peace and tranquillity Tallard, loses his son and is himself taken
throughout the country and its alli- prisoner at Blenheim, i. 51.
ances, 525; pomp and superfluity ban- Tangereen captain, an old one, member
ished, 526; dress and manners, 527 ; of the Court of Honour, ii. 189.
law of inheritance, 529; granaries, 528 ; Tangier, the Rev. Lancelot Addison sent
Protestants and Papists, 529 ; notion of to, v. 673.
witchcraft very prevalent, 530; a new Tantalism, a laughable species of, ii. 407.
sect, called Pietists, sprung up, 531; Tantalus, his torments, in what nation

might furnish troops to Britain, iv. 355. originating, ii. 406.
Sword-cutler, his sign of the French Tariff, Count, his trial and conviction, iv.
King's head, ii. 286.

364 ; origin of the paper, ib. ; charges,
Sybils, their prophecies subsequent to the 365 ; answers, 367; calls witnesses, ib.;

events they pretend to foretell, iv. 16. loses his cause, 369.
Sydenham, Dr., lavish in praise of riding, Tariff, settled in the trade to the Nether-
ii. 551.

lands, v. 56.
Sylla, the dictator, surnamed Felix or Tartar, General, takes a town in China,
Fortunate, iii. 303.

and sets all the women to sale, iv. 29.
Syllogism, how answered by a lady, v. 18. Tartars, why ambitious of destroying
Syllogisms, invented by Aristotle, iii. 131. eminent men, ii. 479.
Symmetry of objects, how it strikes, iii. 395. Tasso, his stanzas sung among the com-
Symposium, mentioned by a Greek author, mon people of Venice, i. 395; imitated
a parallel to it, ii. 252.

by Milton, iii. 283.
Syncopists, political, a specimen of their T'aste, false, of the Genoese, in embellish-
style, iv. 106.

ing their houses, i. 362; for the fine arts,

like another sense, ii. 414 ; fine, the Tempest, Martha, why styled by her hus.
perfection of an accomplished man, iii. band, Ocean, iii. 91.
387 ; in writing, rules for acquiring it, Tempest, prospect of one, creates an agree-
388, 389; of the English, 393.

able horror in the mind, iv. 7.
Tate, Mr., his epigram on the Spectator, Tempest," a chest containing a violent
iv. 7.

storm for that play, iv. 148.
Tatian, his remark on the Christian vir- Templar, the, of the Spectator's club, ac-
gins of the second century, v. 124.

count of him, ii. 233; his remonstrance
Tatler ridicules his adversaries, ii. 175. with the Spectator on the inns of court,
Tatler, The, No. 18, v. 230; No. 24, 232 ; 295; answered by the arguments of the

Steele's papers in, 380; its account of clergyman, 296.
the “ Knights of the Toast, 678; its Temple, Sir W., quotation from his ver-
first publication, 687; the author dis- sion of Horace, i. 289; his Memoirs
covered by Addison, ib. ; condemned dwindled into a penny book, ii. 38; his
by the Inquisition, ib.; curious notice query respecting the northern hive of
of errata in the, 688 ; publication of the Goths and Vandals, 273; his rule for
last number, ib.; translations of the, drinking, iii. 66; Robin Goodfellow's
693 ; unpublished letters of the, printed correction of it, 80; obserres that the
by Lillie, 694.

English love a king who is valiant, iv.
Tatlers, their popularity proves them to 401.

have done good, v. 64; Addison's share Temple, of Hymen, ii. 78; of Lust, 79;
in them acknowledged by Sir. R. Steele, of Honour, 88; of Virtue, ib. ; of Vani-

ty, 89; of Avarice, 90.
Tattle, Jasper, Esq., his charge against Templum Væjovis, dedicated to the beard-
Benjamin Busy, ii. 222.

less Jupiter, i. 460.
Taureas, or Toryas, the brewer, his con- Temptations, called by the world oppor-
test with Alcibiades, iv. 382.

tunities, to be avoided by the fair sex,
Tautology, iii. 455, note, 456, note; how iii. 68.

avoided by the Freeholder, v. 100. Ten, called by the Platonic writers the
Tavernier, his account of the battle of complete number, iii. 104.

monkeys in the East Indies, v. 83. Tender, a kind of writing so called by the
Taxing of the empire under Augustus French, iii. 266.

mentioned by several historians, V. Tender Husband, a comedy, prologue to,

i. 81; Mr. Addison's assistance acknow.
T. B., his letter on the consolations of ab- ledged by the author of that comedy, v.
sent lovers, iii. 14).

Te Deum, a kind of one in the Pretend- Tenebrificous stars, certain writers com-
er's declaration, iv. 433.

pared to, iv. 133.
Tea, not used in Queen Elizabeth's time, Tentamen de Poetis Romanis Elegiacis,

ii. 107; ten different sorts distinguished V. 599.
by the taste, iii. 388.

Teraminta resents Mr. Ironside's paper
Tea-equipage, the Spectator's paper to on tuckers, iv, 204.
form a part of it, ii 253.

Terence, a passage from, applied to imi-
Tea-table, an open one, proposed by a tators of Pindar, ii. 505 ; a sentence,

lady, for the friends of King George, iv. from, in reproof of stolen jests, iv. 101 ;

his observation on men of genius, 150;
Tear, shed by our Saviour over Lazarus, a fine saying of his quoted, v. 90; his
preserved at Vendome, i. 371.

phrases ridiculously imitated by modern
Technical words, in Milton's style, a fault, editors and commentators, 219; his
iii. 203.

style and subjects, 598.
TEKEL, dubious application of the word Terni, a town of Italy, formerly called
in a vision, iii. 479.

Interamna, described, i. 411; cascade
Telauges, an eminent philosopher, son of near it, ib.
Pythagoras, iv. 320.

Terracina, figures on a rock near it, i. 423.
Telemachus, his story written in the spirit Terror, how excited in modern tragedies,

of Homer, ii. 128; his adventures in the ii. 314; and pity, excited by poetry,
empire of death, 129.

why pleasing, iii. 420; its tendency to
Tell, a representation of him in the arsenal turn the hair grey, iv. 66.
of Berne, i. 519.

Tertuga. See Tortuga.
Temper, rules for moderating, iv. 152; a Tertullian, refers to Pontius Pilate's re-
discontented one described, 336.

cord of our Saviour's death, v. 106;
Temperance, a preservative of health, iii. tells the Roman governors that their

64; rules for it by an eminent physi- councils, &c., are filled with Christians,
cian, 65.

117; what led to his conversion, 132.
Tempers, disparities in, make marriages Tesin, river, its rapid course, i. 367; an
unhappy, iii. 169.

outlet of the Lago Maggiore, ib.

Test for distinguishing puns from true lated by Mr. Budgell, 335; merits of
wit, ii. 356.

the work, 336 ; his characters supposed
Testimony, in the play of Sir Courtly to be drawn from the life, v. 217.

Nice, the hero of the Whigs, v. 25. Theron places his happiness in a running
Tests of good-nature, iii. 34.

horse, ii. 100.
Tetrachtys, a sacred number with the Thersites, transmigration of his soul into
Pythagoreans, iii. 104.

a monkey, iii, 90; Homer's character
Tetrachymagogon, a hard word used by a of, supposed to be drawn from the life,
quack, ii. 179.

v. 215.
Teverone, its cascade described, i. 483. Theutilla, story of, resembling that of
Text, a mysterious one of Dr. Alabaster's, Judith, iv. 243.
iii. 104.

Thinking aloud, what, iii. 109.
Texts of Scripture used as inscriptions Thirteen, in company, an ominous num.

over Roman Catholic confessionals, i. ber, ii. 245.

Thought in sickness, iv. 34 ; a hymn on
Tettyx, a dancing-master, crippled by the that subject, 36.
Lover's Leap, iii. 123.

Thoughts, of the highest importance to
Thales, his saying on tyrants and flatter- sift them, iii. 379; in poetry, none can
ers, iv. 394.

be beautiful which are not just, iv. 45;
Thalia, the comic muse, how represented, an exception, which greatly reduces the
i. 467.

rule, ib., note.
Thames, fireworks on, described, iv. 187. Three nuns and a hare, a sign, its origin,
Thammuz, account of him, finely roman-

ii. 286.
tic, iii. 207.

Thrift, in moral life, defined, iii. 93.
Thanksgiving-day for peace, procession Thrifty, John, his letter to the Tatler, ii.

of charity.children on, iv. 103; con- 17.
siderations appropriate to it, v. 78; a Thunder, new, rebearsed at the theatre,
glorious instance in the dedication of iv. 148; a common drug among the
Solomon's temple, 78; other instances chemists, 187.
in English history, 80; reflection on Thunderbolt, a reverse of Augustus, i.
the subject, 81.

297 ; epithets applied to, 298.
Thaw of words in Nova Zembla, ii. 196. Tiber, river, its classic celebrity, i. 31;
Theano, wife of Pythagoras, taught phi- its mouth finely described by Virgil,

losophy after his death, iv. 320; a say- 457; its bed a magazine of treasures,
ing, honourable to her wisdom and vir- 471; offer of the Jews to cleanse it, ib.
tue, ib.

Tiberius, the Spintriæ of, furnished de-
Theatins, convent of, at Ravenna, a su- signs to Aretine, i. 259; a coin of his

perstitious story respecting, i. 400. explained, 309; remains of a statue
Theatre, English, the practice of it in erected to him by the fourteen cities of
several instances censured, ii. 311, &c., Asia, 433; medals on the same occasion,
314; how it may contribute to the re- 434 ; his residence on the isle of Caprea,
formation of the age, iii. 450.

443; said to have received accounts of
Theatres in London and Amsterdam, ac- our Saviour from Pontius Pilate, v. 106;
count of them, ii. 2.

his letter respecting the Christians lost,
Theatrical psalm-singing exposed, iii. 80. 128.
Thebes, its wars, an improper subject for Tibullus, his allusion to the allegorical
a Roman poet, ii. 375.

représentation of peace, i. 276.
Theft, when punished by the Spartans, Ticinum of the ancients, now called Pa-
iii. 317.

via, i. 366.
Themistocles, his reply to a question on Ticinus, now called the Tesin, a rapid
marriage, iii. 319.

river, i. 366; described by Silius Itali-
Themius, Homer's school-master, v. 215. cus, ib.; and Claudian, 377.
Theocritus, thought superior to Virgil in Tickell, Mr. T., his biographical Preface,

pastoral, i. 154; describes a despairing i. v.; copy of verses on the opera of
shepherd addressing his mistress, iii. Rosamond, 55; his verses on the tra-

gedy of Cato, 166 ; an oversight in
Theodosius, celebrated by Claudian, i. his edition of the Dialogues on Me-

316; emperor, shut out from church by dals noticed, 337, note; his “Royal Pro-
St. Ambrose, 369; married to Athenais, gress," complimentary verses on the
iv. 285.

accession, praised in Spectator, at end;
Theodosius and Constantia, their story, his preface to Mr. Addison's works
iii. 7, 8, &c.

animadverted on by Sir Richard Steele
Theognis, a saying of his on virtue and in his epistle to Mr. Congreve, v. 142;
vice, iii. 480,

his remarks on the Tatler, 144 ; and the
Theophrastus, complains of his wife's gam- Spectator, ib. ; attempts to add to Mr.

ing, iv. 232, 233; characters of, trans- Addison by disparaging Sir R. Steele,

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