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HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY
Printed by Andrew ShortREDE, Thistle Lane.
CONTENTS OF VOLUME FOURTH.
AN INQUIRY INTO THE PRESENT STATE OF POLITE
1. The Causes which contribute to the Decline of Learning,
2. A View of the Obscure Ages,
3. On the present state of Polite Learning in Italy,
4. Of Polite Learning in Germany,
5. Of Polite Learning in Holland, and some other countries of
6. Of Polite Learning in France,
7. Of Learning in Great Britain,
8. Of rewarding Genius in England,
9. Of the marks of Literary Decay in France and England,
11. On Universities,
12. The Conclusion,
No. I.-SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 1759.
On a beautiful youth struck blind with lightning,
Remarks on our Theatres,
The Story of Alcander and Septimius
A Letter from a Traveller,
A short Account of the late Mr Maupertuis,
Some Particulars relative to Charles XII.
Happiness, in a great measure, dependent on constitution,
On our Theatres,
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 1759.
On the Use of Language,
The History of Hypasia,
On Justice and Generosity,
Some Particulars relating to Father Freijo.
No. IV. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1759.
A Flemish Tradition,
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1759.
The Sagacity of some Insects,
The Characteristics of Greatness,
A City Night Piece,
No. V.SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 1759.
Upon Political Frugality,
A word or two on the late Farce called "High Life Below
Upon Unfortunate Merit,
- SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 1759.
On Deceit and Falsehood,
An Account the Augustan Age of England,
Of the Opera in England,
No. VI. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1759.
On the Instability of Worldly Grandeur,
Some Account of the Academies of Italy,
- SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1759.
Custom and Laws compared,
Of the Pride and Luxury of the Middling Class of People,
Sabinus and Olinda,
The Sentiments of a Frenchman on the Temper of the English, 164
THE HISTORY OF CYRILLO PADOVANO,
THE LIFE OF DR PARNELL,
THE LIFE OF LORD BOLINGBROKE,
PREFACES AND INTRODUCTIONS.
The Preface to Dr Brookes's system of Natural History,
Introduction to a new History of the World,
The Preface to the Roman History,
The Preface to the History of England,
The Preface to a History of the Earth and Animated Nature,
Preface to the Beauties of English Poetry,
Preface to a collection of Poems, for Young Ladies,
Introduction to a Survey of Experimental Philosophy,
Controversy regarding the originality of the ballad of the Hermit,
Epitaph on Edward Purdon,
Locality of Auburn,
Goldsmith's quarrel with Evans the Bookseller,
Dr Johnson's Epitaph on Dr Goldsmith,
Celebration of Goldsmith's Birth-Day,