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him, and, in short, sticks at nothing that may esta. blish his character of a wit.' It is no wonder therefore he succeeds in it better than the man of humanity, as a person who makes use of indirect methods is more likely to grow rich than the fair trader.

ADDISON.

INDEX.

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No.
Action, the felicity of the soul....................
Affliction and sorrow, not always expressed by tears.. 95

True affliction labours to be invisible.................
Age, the unnatural misunderstanding between age and

youth...............................................
The authority of an aged virtuous person prefera-
ble to the pleasures of youth..

153
Albacinda, her character.......

144
Alexander, his artifice in his Indian expedition.......... 127

His answer to those who asked him if he would

not be a competitor for the prize in the Olym-
pic games.................................

157
Amaryllis, her character.........................................
Ambition, the occasion of factions.............
Animals, the different make of every species............

The instinct of brutes..........
Exemplified in several instances
God himself the soul of brutes.......... ......... 121
The variety of arms with which they are provided
by nature...........

...............
Amusements of life, when innocent, necessary and al-

lowable ...........
Apparitions, the creation of weak minds.................
Arable (Mrs.) the great heiress, the Spectator's fellow-
traveller...............

132
Aristotle, his account of the world.

166
Aristus and Aspasia, a happy couple............
Artist, wherein he has the advantage of an author....... 166
Association of honest men proposed by the Spectator.. 126
Author: in what manner one author is a mole to an-
other..............

............................................... 124
Wherein an author has the advantage of an artist 166

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110

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Author: the care an author ought to take of what he

writes....

A story of an atheistical author..........
BAREFACE, his success with the ladies, and the reason
for it...........

156
Bear-Garden, the Spectator's method for the improve-
ment of it........

141
Beauties, whether male or female, very untractable....

.. 87
And fantastical........
Impertinent and disagreeable ...........................

The efficacy of beauty ............ ..............
Board-wages, the ill effects of it..............
Bodily exercises, of ancient encouragement.............. 161
Books reduced to their quintessence ........................ 124
The legacies of great geniuses ..........

166
Burnet (Dr.) some passages in his Theory of the Earth
considered...........

....... 143, and 146
CÆSAR (Julius) his reproof to an ill reader ................. 147
Cambray (thé bishop of) his Education of a Daughter

recommended.............................................
Cant, from whence said to be derived ...........

147
Care: what ought to be a man's chief care............... 122
Carneades, the philosopher, his definition of beauty....
Cassius, the proof he gave of his temper in his child-
hood........

............
Castle-builders, who, and their follies exposed............ . 167
Censure, a tax, by whom paid to the public, and for
. what ..........
Chaplain, the character of Sir Roger de Coverley's.....
Chastity, the great point of honour in women ............
Cheerfulness of temper, how to be obtained and pre-

served.......................
Children, wrong measures taken in the education of

the British children.
Children in the Wood, a ballad, wherein to be com-

mended........
Church-yard, the country change on Sunday ........... 112
Common-prayer, some considerations on the reading
of it..

147
The excellency of it ......

147
Compassion, the exercise of it would tend to lessen the
calamities of life ....

169

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Compliments in ordinary discourse censured........

Exchange of compliments...........
Conde (prince of his face like that of an eagle.........
Connecte (Thomas) a monk in the 14th century, a

zealous preacher against the women's commodes

in those days..............
Contentment, the utmost good we can hope for in this

life ...........
Conversation, usually stuffed with too many compli-

ments
What properly to be understood by the word con-

versation ....
Cotillus, his great equanimity......
Coverley (Sir Roger de) he is something of an hu-

mourist......................................
His choice of a chaplain.....................................
His management of his family............... --- 107
His account of his ancestors..

109
Is forced to have every room in his house exor-
cised by his chaplain .......

110
A great benefactor to his church in Worcester-
shire........

112
In which he suffers no one to sleep but himself ... 112
He gives the Spectator an account of his amours,

and the character of his widow................ 113, 118
The trophies of his several exploits in the coun-

115
A great fox-hunter.

116
An instance of his good-nature ......................... 116
His aversion to confidants........

118
The manner of his reception at the assizes....... 123
Where he whispers the judge in the ear.

122
His adventure when a school-boy............. 125
A man for the landed interest......

126
His adventure with some gipsies..................... 130

Rarely sports near his own seat. ... ... ... ... ... ... ...... 131
Country, the charms of it ...........

Country gentleman and his wife, neighbours to Sir

Roger, their different tempers described.......... 128
Country Sunday, the use of it............

112
Country wake described ..........

.............. 161
Courage recommends a man to the female sex more

than any other quality ..............
One of the chief topics in books of chivalry.........

try ..........................................................

...........: 118

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112

99

No.
Courage: false courage......

Mechanic courage, what ............
Cowley, his magnanimity. ..........

114
Coxcombs, generally the women's favourites............. 128

152

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DEATH, the contemplation of it affords a delight mixed
with terror and sorrow......

......... 133
Intended for our relief.............

133
Deaths of eminent persons the most improving

passages in history ............
Debt, the ill state of such as run in debt ..............
Decency, nearly related to virtue ..........
Demurrers, what sort of women so to be called ....
Devotion, the great advantage of it...............

The most natural relief in our affictions,
Dick Crastin challenges Tom Tulip. .......
Disappointments in love, the most difficult to be con-

quered of any other.......
Dissenters, their canting way of reading...................
Dissimulation, the perpetual inconvenience of it.........
Duelling, a discourse against it...............................

Pharamond's edict against it..
Duration, the idea of it how obtained, according to

Mr. Locke...........
Different beings may entertain different notions

of the same parts of duration.

EDUCATION : an ill method observed in the educating

our youth ................................................... 157
Eminent men, the tax paid by them to the public..... 101
Englishman, the peculiar blessing of being born one... 135

The Spectator's speculations upon the English
tongue ............
.......................

135
English not naturally talkative................ 135 and 148

The English tongue much adulterated ............... 165
Epaminondas, his houourable death..
Ephraim, the quaker, the Spectator's fellow-traveller
in a stage-coach.........

132
His reproof to a recruiting officer in the same

coach..............................................

And advice to him at their parting....................
Equanimity, without it we can have no true taste of life
Equestrian order of ladies...........

Its origin .........

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