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Paffions and Affections, in fuch a manner as it fhall appear that the Virtue of the beft Man is by one Method or other corruptible; let us look out for fome Expedient to turn thofe Paffions and Affections on the fide of Truth and Honour. When a Man has laid it down for a Pofition, that parting with his Integrity, in the minuteft Circumftance, is lofing fo much of his very Self, Self-love will become a Virtue. By this means Good and Evil will be the only Objects of Diflike and Approbation; and he that injures any Man, has effectually wounded the Man of this Turn as much as if the Harm had been to himself. This feems to be the only Expedient to arrive at an Impartiality; and a Man who follows the Dictates of Truth and right Reason, may by Artifice be led into Error, but never can into Guilt.


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Cafto, his agreeable Character, Number 386.
Admiration, when turned into Contempt, N.


Advice to a faulty Friend, in what Manner to be given, N, 385.

Age, the Authority affumed by fome People on the Account of it, N. 336.

Agreeable in Company, the Art of being fo, N. 386, Alexander the Great, wherein he imitated Achilles in a Piece of Cruelty, and the Occafion of it, N. 337. His Complaint to Ariftotle, N. 379.

Amanda, her Adventures, N. 375.

Anthony (Mark) his witty Mirth commended by Tully,

N. 386.

Appearances, the Veneration and Refpect paid to them in all Ages, N. 360.

Artillery, the Invention, and firft Ufe of it, to whom afcribed by Milton, N. 333.

St. Asaph (the Bishop of) his Preface to his Sermons, N. 384.

Affurance, what, N. 373.

Atheifm an Enemy to Chearfulnefs of Mind, N.


Two unanswerable Arguments against it, 389. In what Manner Atheists ought to be treated, ibid.

Atticus, his difinterefted and prudent Conduct in his Friendships, N. 385.

Authors, for what most to be admired, N. 355.

Beards i


BEards in former Ages a Type of Wisdom, N. 331.

Inftances of the Homage heretofore paid to Beards,
ibid. At what Times the Beards flourished moft in this
Nation, ibid. The ill Confequence of introducing the
Ufe of it among us at prefent, ibid. A Defcription of
Hudibras his Beard, ibid.

Bicknell (Mrs.) for what commended by the Spectator,



Bill propofed by a Country Gentleman to be brought into
the House for the better preferving of the Female Game,
N. 326.

Boccalini, his Fable of a Grafshopper applyed by the Specta-
tor, N. 355.

Bribery the most prevailing Way of making one's Court,
N. 394.



Efar's Commentaries, the new Edition of it, an Ho-
nour to the English Prefs, N. 367. Cafar's Activity
and Perfeverance, 374.

Candour, the Confequence and Benefit of it, N. 382.
Cafimire Lifzynski, an Atheist in Poland, the Manner of his
Punishment, N. 389.

Cat, a great Contributor to Harmony, N.
Catiline, Tully's Character of him, N. 386.


Cat-call, a Differtation upon that Inftrument, N. 361.
Chearfulness, wherein preferable to Mirth, N. 381. When
worfe than Folly or Madnefs, ibid. The many Advan-
tages of a chearful Temper, N. 387.

Chocolate, a great Heater of the Blood in Women, N.

Church Work flow

Church-Muficians reproved for not keeping to the Text
as well as the Preacher, N. 338.
Work, according to Sir Roger, 383.
Club. The Mobock Club, N. 324.
Inftitution, ibid.

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The Defign of their


Commendation generally followed by Detraction, N

Commercial Friendfhip preferable to Generofity, N. 346.
Complaifance, what Kind of it peculiar to Courts,
N. 394.

Coquets, great Coveys of them about this Town, N.


Coverley (Sir Roger de) his Reflections upon vifiting the
Tombs in Westminster-Abbey, N. 329. A great Friend
to Beards, 331. Goes with the Spectator and Capta
Sentry to a Play called the Diftreffed Mother, 335. His
Behaviour and Remarks at it, ibid. His Uneafinefs on
the Widow's Account, 359. His Obfervations in his
Paffage with the Spectator to Spring-Garden, 383.
what manner affronted on that Occafion, ibid.
Courage and Magnanimity infeparable, N. 35༠.
Court Intereft, the feveral Ways of making it, N. 394
Carey, his Opinion of Perfius the Latin Satyrift, N. 379.
Creation, a Poem commended by the Spectator, N. 339.
The Contemplations on Creation a perpetual Feaft of
Delight to the Mind of a good Man, 393.

Dancing a



Ancing a neceflary Accomplishment, N. 334. The
Disadvantages it lieth under to what owing, ibid.
Useful on the Stage, 370.

Death, the Benefit of it, N. 349.

Definitions, the Ufe of them recommended by Mr. Locke,

N. 373.

Detraction, the Generality of it in Converfation, N. 348.
Devotée, the Defcription of one, N. 354.

Drefs, the Advantage of being well dreft, N. 360.
Drums, cuftomary but very improper Inftruments in a
Marriage Confort, N. 364.

Dryden, his happy Turn for a Prologue or Epilogue, N.




Earth, why cover'd with green rather than any other

Colour, N. 387.

Education, a Regulation of it propofed, N. 337.
Emperor of the Mohocks his Arms, and how born, N.


English, generally inclined to Melancholy, N. 387.
Epictetus his Rule for a Perfon's Behaviour under De-
traction, N. 355.

Epitaph on the Countess Dowager of Pembroke, N. 323.
Eftcourt the Comedian his extraordinary Talents, N. 358.
Eugene (Prince) the Spectator's Account of him, N. 340.
In what manner to be compared with Alexander and
Cafar, ibid.

St. Evremond, the Singularity of his Remarks, N. 349.


FAlfhood and Diffimulation, the Inconvenience of it

perpetual, N. 352.

Female Rakes defcribed, N. 336.

Flavilla liberal of her Snuff at Church, N. 344.

Fidelio, his Adventures, and Transformation into a Look-
ing-glafs, N. 392.

Friendhip, an Effay upon it, N. 385. Defined, ibid.
What fort of Friend the moft ufeful, ibid.

Frolick, what ought truly to be termed fo, N. 358.
Frugality the true Bafis of Liberality, N. 346.


Enerofity not always to be commended, N. 346.
God, the Being of one, the greatest of Certainties,
N. 381.
Goofequill (William) Clerk to the Lawyer's Club, N. 372.
Grammar Schools, a common Fault obferved in them,

N: 353


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