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Marcia's prayer in Cato...
Marlborough (John Duke of), took the French lines with-
Marriage: those marriages the most happy that are pre
Unhappy marriages, from whence proceeding.
The advantages of it preferable to a single state. 479, 500
The pleasure and uneasiness of married persons, to
The foundation of community.......
For what reason liable to so much ridicule.
Dangerous to the ladies..
Some further thoughts of the Spectator on that subject 525
Martial, an epigram of his on a grave man's being at a
Masquerade, a complaint against it..
Master, a good one, a prince in his family.
A complaint against some ill masters...
Matter, the least part of it contains an unexhausted fund 420
May, a month extremely subject to calentures in women 365
Metamorphoses (Ovid's), like enchanted ground.
An instance of it...
Mazarine (Cardinal), his behaviour to Quillet, who had
Meanwell (Thomas), his letter about the freedoms of mar-
Memoirs of a private country gentleman's life ..... 622
Merchant, the worth and importance of his character.... 428
Mercy, whoever wants it has no taste of enjoyment....
Merry part of the world amiable,
The Jews' mistaken notion of the Messiah's worldly
Mirth in a man ought always to be accidental..
Distinguished from cheerfulness..
Mirza, the visions of......
Mischief rather to be suffered than an inconvenience.
Mixt communicu of men and spirits in Paradise, as de.
scribed by Milton...
Method, the want of it, in whom only supportable.
The use and necessity of it in writings
Miller (James), his challenge to Timothy Buck
Milton's Paradise Lost: the Spectator's criticisms and
A standing mode of dress recommended
Modesty, the chief ornament of the fair sex
Vicious modesty, what....
The misfortunes to which the mosiest and innocent
His fable a master-piece.
A continuation of the Spectator's criticism on 'Para-
The vast genius of Milton.
His poem of Il Penseroso'
His description of the archangel and the evil spirits
addressing themselves for the combat.
Modesty the contrary of ambition
A due proportion of inodesty requisite to an orator.. 31
Names of authors to be put to their works, the hardships
The most useful object of liuman reason.
Her works more perfect than those of art to delight
Mouse Alley doctor
Much cry but little wool, to whom applied...
Muly Moluch, Emperor of Morocco, his great intrepidity
Music banished by Plato out of his commonwealth
Of a relative nature......
Music (church), of the improvement of it...
It may raise confused notions of things in the fancy.. 416
His combat with a lion......
Why thought to be a sham one...
An excellent actor.......
Night, a clear one described
Whimsically described by William Ramsay..
Yet the more pleasant the more they resemble them.. 414
new, and beautiful ....
A letter from Cleora against it..........
pleasure in the imagination...
What understood by the term with respect to objects 41?
Every thing so that pleases in architecture
New-river, 4 project for bringing it into the playhouse.
Project for a supply of it
The pleasure of news.
Newton (Sir Isaac), his noble way of considering infiuite
Night-walk in the country....
No, a word of great use to women in love matters.. 625
OATES (Dr.), a favourite with some party ladies........ 57
Obscurity, the only defence against reproach......
Old maids generally superstitious...............
Op ra, as it is the present entertainment of the Engli
The progress it has made on our theatre..........
Order, necessary to be kept up in the worl............
His admirable description of the miserits of lowes
How to succeed in his manner....
Too sparing in their encouragement to busters ar
Patience, an allegorical discourse upon it.......
Party scribblers reproved.......
Nat. Lee's description of it...........
It is not so much the business of religion to
The use of the passions......
What moves them in descriptions most pleasi~~-~
In all men, but appear not in all......
Of hope and fear.......
The work of a philosopher to subdue the pas
Passions of the fan, a treatise for the use of the a
Patrons and clients, a discourse on the
Worthy patrons compared to guardisu augrb..........
Pedants, who so to be reputed...
The book-pedant the most sapportable.................
Peevish fellow described.....
Their notions of parricide..........e it
derson, the word defined by Mr. Locke....
Persons, imaginary, not proper for an heroic poem....... 357
Compared to an Egyptian temple........
Phebe and Colin, an original poem by Dr. Byrom...
Philips (Mr.), pastoral verses of his..
His pastorals recommended by the Spectator.
Said to be brought by Socrates down from heaven....
The boast of pagan philosophers that they exalt hu-
Some account of him and his favourite
Phocian, his behaviour at his death..
His notion of popular applause.
His saying of a vain promiser...
Physic, the substitute of exercise or temperance.........
Compared to the British army in Cæsar's time....
No faith to be kept with them..
Picture not so natural a representation as a statue..
What pleases most in one....
Pictures, witty, what pieces so called,
Piety an ornament to buman nature.
His description of the Supreme Being
His saying of labour....
Players in Drury Lane, their intended regulations..
Wherein to be condemned
The precedency settled among them....
Picasantry in conversation, the faults it covers...
The deceitfulness of pleasure..
Pindar's saying of Theron...
Pinkethman to personate King Porus on an elephant....
That and terror leading passions in poetry
Place and precedency more contested among women of
Why courted by men of generous principles........
Wherein, according to him and his followers, the pu-
Pleasure and Pain, a marriage proposed between them,
Pliny, the necessary qualifications of a fine speaker ac-
His letter to his wife's aunt, Hispulla...
The chief things to be considered in an epic poem
Poetry has the whole circle of nature for its province.... 419
Bad poets given to envy and detraction...
The pains they should take to form the imagination.. 417
Polite imagination let into a great many pleasures the
vulgar are not capable of
Some at the Royal Exchange..
French king's death.......
Politics of Jenny Man's
Of the Temple,
Polycarpus, a man beloved by every body
Pope (Mr.), his miscellany commended by the Spectator 523
Poverty, the inconveniences and mortifications usually
The luss of merit..
Powell (senior), to act Alexander the Great on a drome-
His artifice to raise a clap
Powell (junior), his great skill in motions...
His performance referred to the opera of Riualdo and
Power, despotic, an unanswerable argument against it... 287
A generous mind the most sensible of it...
The folly and extravagance of our prayers in general,
Precipice, distant, why its prospect pleases....
Prediction, the many arts of it in use among the vulgar.. 505
A letter about it, as it respects parties in England.. 432
A man crazed with pride a mortifying sight..
Printing encouraged by the politest nations in Europe... 367
Prodicus, the first inventor of fables......
Projector, a short description of one.
Promises (neglect of) through frivolous falsehood.
Pronunciation necessary to an orator..
Proper (Will), an honest tale bearer
Prospect, a beautiful one, delights the soul as much as a
Doctors, the cheats of them.
An essay against quacks by Dr. Z. Pearce
Question, a curious one started by a schoolman about the
RABELAIS, his device
Rack, a knotty syllogism.
Raillery in conversation, the absurdity of it..
Ramsey (William), the astrologer, his whimsical descrip-
Rants considered as blemishes in our English tragedies..
Read (Sir William), his operations on the eyes....
Reason, instead of governing passion, is often subservient
Not to be found in brutes..
The pilot of the passions..
A pretty nice proportion between that and passion..
A rebus at Blenheim-house condemned
A morose melancholy behaviour, which is observed
The stability of it, if well founded
Retirement, the pleasure of it where truly enjoyed....
A dream of it..........
The true spirit of religion not only composes, but
Reproof, when justly deserved, how we ought to behave
Reputation, a species of fame
Revelation, what light it gives to the joys of heaven.... 600
Rhubarb (John, Esq), his memorial from the country in-
Rich (Mr.), would not suffer the opera of Whittington's
The advantages of riches.
The art of growing rich
The proper use of riches.
The defects of rich men overlooked.
Richelieu (Cardinal), his politics made France the terror
Romans; an instance of the general good understanding
Rosalinda, a fainous Whig partisan, her misfortune..
A pretended discovery made by a Rosicrucian
Royal Progress,' a poem.
Riches corrupt men's morals...
Ridicule, the talent of ungenerous tempers....
The two great branches of ridicule in writing..
Riding, a healthy exercise.
SAINT Paul's eloquence.....
Salamanders, an order of ladies described
Salmon (Mrs.), her ingenuity
Sanctorius, his invention
Dies for love of Piaor.
Her hymn to Venus...
A fragment of Sappho's translated into three different
Satire, Whole Duty of Man' turned into one.
Panegyrical on ourselves.
Rusty (Scabbard), his letter to the Spectator.....
Satirists best instruct us in the manners of their respective
Scandal, to whom most pleasing...................
Schoolmasters, the ignorance and want of duermest is
Scipio, his judgment of Marius when a bog
Seasons, a dream of them........
The narrowness and danger of self-love.......
The different degrees of sense in the several dif
Shalum the Chinese, his letter to the Princess Hap
Improved the notion of heaven and hell.......
nient in Westminster Abbey.
Sidney (Sir Philip), his opinion of the song of Chery
Sign-posts, the absurdity of many of them.
An instance of it in a north-country gentlem
Slavery, what kind of government the most repre
Smithfield bargain, in marriage, the tuhumanity of .... M
4 His domestics. what......:
phocles, his conduct in his tragedy of Electra'
His saying of misfortunes.
Few persons capable of a religious, learned, or phi-
was now, the outward signs of it very fallacious....
ul, the immortality of it evidenced from several proofs 111
State of it after separation.
The excellency of it considered in relation to dreams 487
auction for thirty pounds..
Some account of that book..
Canarkish (Will), a modish husband
parrows bought for the use of the Opera.....
partan justice, an instance of it....
partans, the method used by them in the education of
ofbox, the exercise of it, where taught..
crates, his temper and prudence
His behaviour at his execution.
His speech to his judges...
His notion of pleasure and pain
The effect of his temperance...
His instruction to his pupil Alcibiades in relation to
A catechetical method of arguing introduced first by
Instructed in eloquence by a woman.
Why the oracle pronounced him the wisest of meu
The effect a discourse of his on marriage had with
pectator (The). his prefatory discourse..
His great taciturnity.
llis vision of public credit....
His entertainment at the table of an acquaintance...
His recommendation of his speculations
His encounter with a lon behind the scenes.
pace, infinite, Sir Isaac Newton's noble way of consider-
The design of his writings
No party-man .....
A little unhappy in the mould of his face.
His desire to correct impudence
And resolution to march on in the cause of virtue..
His speculations in the first principles.
An odd accident that befel him at Lloyd's coffee-
His advice to our English Pindaric writers
His examen of Sir Fopling Flutter
His inquisitive temper...
His account of himself and his works to be written
His great modesty
He accompanies Sir Roger de Coverley into the
This exercise when young..
He goes with Sir Roger a hunting
And to the assizes...
His adventure with a crew of cipsies..
The several opinions of him in the country
His return to London, and fellow-travellers in the
Ilis soliloquy upon the sudden and unexpected death
His comparison of the world to a stage..
He accompanies Sir Roger to Spring-garden......
His artifice to engage ins different readers.
His advice to the British ladies
His adventure with a woman of the town...
His behaviour under reproach, and reasons for uot re
His contemplations on Good-Friday.
The benefits accruing to the public from his specula-
His papers much sought for about Christmas by all
16 Spring-garden, a kind of Mahometan paradise..
Spy, the mischief of one in a family....
Squeezing the hand, by whom first used in making love.. 109
Squires (rural), their want of learning..
20 Stamps, how fatal to weekly historians.
Starch, political, its use
Stars (fixed), how their immensity and magnificence con.
Spectator (The), his invitation to all sorts of people to
About the stamps..
About the price of his paper.
A sort of news-letter....
Ilis account of a coffee-house debate, relating to the
The great concern the city is in upon his design of
He takes his leave of the town
A calamity of his
He sleeps as well as wakes for the public.
Spenser, his advice to young ladies under the distress of
The different sense of his readers upon the rise of his
The effects of his discourses on marriage.
His deputation to J. Sly, haberdasher of hats and to-
The different judgments of his readers concerning his
His reasons for often casting his thoughts into a letter 542
ffis whole creation of shadowy persons..
Spies, not to be trusted
Despised by great men...
Spirit, an high one, a great enemy to candour..
Several species in the world besides ourselves
Spring, the pleasantest season of the year
A description of it......
A contemplation of the stars....
State (future), the refreshments a virtuous person enjoys
Tears, not always the sign of true sorrow..
Statira, in what proposed as a pattern to the fair sex
Stores of Providence, what.
Story-tellers, their ridiculous punctuality...
Stripes, the use of them on perverse wives.
Sudden (Thomas, E-q.), his memorial from the country
Sun, the first eye of consequence..
Sun-rising and setting, the most glorious show in nature.. 412
To be tounded only on merit and virtue.
An error arising from a mistaken devotion.
'Susanna, or Innocence Betrayed,' to be exhibited by
Swingers, a set of familiar romps at Tunbridge..
Syncopus, the passionate, his cuaracter
Syracusan prince jealous of his wite, how he served her.. 579
TALE BEARERS censured.....
Talents ought to be valued according as they are applied 172