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a Patron for it as Your Self, there being none whose Merit is more universally acknowledged by all Parties, and who has made himself more Friends and fewer Enemies. Your great Abilities, and unquestioned Integrity, in those high Employments which You have passed through, would not have been able to have raised You this general Approbation, had they not been accompanied with that Moderation in an high Fortune, and that Affability of Manners, which are so confpicuous through all Parts of your Life: Your Aversion to any OftentatiE "??. .io; cous ous Arts of setting to show those great Services which You have done the Publick, has not likewise a little contributed to that Universal Acknowledgment which is paid You by your Country.

THE Consideration of this Part of Your Character, is that which hinders me from enlarging on those Extraordinary Talents, which have given You so great a Figure in the British Senate, as well as on that Elegance and Politeness which appear in Your more retired Conversation. Ifhould be unpardonable, if, after what I have faid, I should longer detain A 2

You

You with an Address of this Nature : I cannot, however, con- . clude it without owning those great Obligations which You have laid upon,

SIR,

Your most obedient,

bumble Servant,

The SPECTATOR.

172

Description of Jealousy

· No. 170

11 It's Cure, with the Story of Herod and Mariamne 171

On Misapplication of Talents

Description of a grinning Match at Cole's-Hill 173

On the landed and trading Interests

174

Description of a Jezebel ; Letter from Jack Modith 175

Letter from Nathaniel Henrooft, a Henpeckt Hufvard 170

On Good-nature; with the Charakter of Eugenius 177

On Jealousy in the female Sex

178

Description of a whiffling Match at Bath

Letter from Philarithmus on the Conquests of Lewis XIV. 18

from One who had married againft her Father's ?
Consent ; History of Eginhart and Imma
On Wenching
On the Usefulness of Fable, with the Marriage

Pleasure and Pain

Account of Nicholas Hart the Sleeper

184

On Zeal

On Atheism

186

Description of a Jilt by Charles Yellow

187

On the Vanity of popular Praise

188

On the Duties of Parents and Children

Letter from Rebecca Nettletop, a Girl of the Town 190

On Lotteries, with a Letter from George Gosling 191

On the Affection of Parents for their Children

192

Description of a Levée

On Love and Friendship

On the Advantages of Exercise and Temperance

Letters from T. B. and Biddy Loveless

On the Force of Custom, with some Rules for Conversation 197

On the Danger of exposing ourselves to Temptation

A Contrast between a Wife and a Mistress

199

On the Mischiefs attending Ambition in a Prince 200,

On the Advantages of a religious Education

201

On the Advantages of Birth with a suitable Behaviour 202

On debauching of Girls, with the unhappy State of Bafiards 203.

Letters on the Passion of Love

204

The Character of a Procuress

On Modefly

206

The Sentiment's of Plato, on Prayer

207

On the depraved Taste of the Públick in their Diversions 208

Simonides, bis Satire on Women

209

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On the Immortality of the Soul

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On the Transmigration of Souls
Anthony Freeman's Letter on the Tyranny of his Wife
On Superstition
On Punčtuality and Dependence
On Education
Tom Meggot's Account of Freeman's Success
Description of the Club of She-Romps
On Reputation
The Use of Ambition when rightly direEted
Letters, to an ungracious Lover ; on Authors, &c.
On the Motto's at the Head and Marks at the End of

each Paper

On Mifapplication of Talent's

222

An Account of the Poetess Sapho,with her Hymn to Venus 223,

On Ambition
An Elay en Difcretion
On Raphael's Cartons at Hampton-Court
A Description of the Lover's Leap, with Davith ap?

Shenkyn's Letter
On Inquisitiveness
A Fragment of Sapho, translated by Catullus, Boi-

leau and Philips

On Benevolence and Educatian

On Modefty

On Beggars

232.

History of the Lover's Leap

On a new Species of Lying, and on Free-thinking 234

An Account of the Trunkmaker in the Upper Gallery

On Marriage, with a. Letter from Triftiffa

On Curiofity

237

On Flattery

On the Management of a Debate

239

' Letters on heroic Virtue, Good-breeding, &c.
On Absence in Love

241

On Ill-Manners.. An affedting Scene of Distress, &c. 242

On Virtue

243

On Painting

On the Knowledge of the World

245

On the nursing of Children 246 | On Laughter . 249.

On Female Oratory 247 | On the Cries of} 20.

On Generosity

248 | London

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