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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,
530; 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, y. 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.
Sto'a, 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-
mittee, v. 653, 654, 669; his letters no-
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.
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 own 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,
Style, its requisites, iii. 389; political,
epic poem, iii. 19:; 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.
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.
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 argument 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
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.,
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,
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 Newmarket 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.
ferior to Addison's, ii. l; invented the
subject of a story in the Tatler, 184,
note; said 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,
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.
T , 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 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-
Lag their houses, i. 362; for the fine arts,
like another sense, 11. 414 ; fine, the Tempest, Martha, why oryied 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
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-
irst 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; observes 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, r.
sent lovers, iii. 141.
Te Deum, a kind of one in the Pretend- Tenebrificous stars, certain writers coin-
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
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,
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.
Teverone, its cascade described, i. 483. Theutilla, story of, resembling that of
Text, a mysterious one of Dr. Alabaster's, Judith, iv. 243.
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
rule, ib., note.
Thames, fireworks on, described, iv. 187. Three nuns and a hare, a sign, its origin,
Thammuz, account of him, finely roman.
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, rehearsed 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.
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.
Thehes, its wars, an improper subject for Tibullus, his allusion to the allegorical
a Roman poet, ii. 375.
representation of peace, i. 276.
Theft, when punished by the Spartans, Ticinum of the ancients, now called Pa-
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 “
St. Ambrose, 369; married to Athenais, gress," complimentary verses on the