Historical and Biographical Essays, Volume 2

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John Murray, 1858
 

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A Hymn to the Hieroglyphic State MachineDe Foes sentence
49
Daniel De Poem PAGE
50
The Scandalous Club Wives and HusbandsEssays on Trade
56
Jonathan and HarleySecret ServicePrepar ions for Travel
62
His True History of Mrs VealA Gbost called from the Grave
68
Daniel De Poem PAGE
71
Petty Persecutions of De FoeInstances from Luttrells Diary
77
Harleys Whig tendenciesPrinciples and Persons The Examiner
83
Daniel De Poe PAGE
89
Robinson CrusoeType of his own Solitudes and Strange Surprising
95
Fate of the last Lineal Descendant of a Great English Writer
101
Sir Richard Steele PAGE
105
Opinions of Steele by Pope Young and Lady Mary MontaguInculcating
113
The First Eighty TatlersTheir freshness and originality
119
Will DactyleSenecioWill CourtlySophroniusJack Dimple
125
Getting Wisdom out of Trifles Bringing Philosophy out of closets
127
Mr Bickerstaffs visit to OxfordMacaulays view of Steeles writings
133
A domestic interior painted by SteeleMr Bs courtship and marriage
139
An unfading PortraitAn Insignificant Fellow but exceeding Gracious
146
Sir Richard Steele
149
Character of the Private SoldierGreat Courage and Small Hopes
152
Captain SteeleWrites the Christian HeroBecoming conscions of
158
The Ungrateful undertakers manThe more he gets the gladder
163
The TriumvirateAddisons Rosamund and its failureSteeles Lying
169
Drawbacks to BeautyA first year of Wedded Life Penalty of not con
175
The wits at HalifaxsDrinking to Prue and her schoolfellowIntimacies
179
The Sacheverell TrialWhigs fallingSteele made Commissioner
185
Treatment of Steele by the WhigsService in times of Danger for
200
Last letters to PrueHer deathHis Later public lifeComedy of
206
Charles Churchill
209
Curate of RainbamForty Pounds ayearOpens a schoolDeath of
221
The North Briton burntWilkes prosecutedSandwichs Display in
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Idea of a Patriot King in Verse Descriptive Poetry of a high orderTbe
281
Goes hastily to BoulogneIllness seizes himWilkes and other friends
287
SAMUEL FOOTE 17201777
293
Endeavour to explain Footes title to the fame he acquired Readiness
299
Samuel Foote born at TruroHis father an active magistrateHis
305
Samuel Footer
309
Taste for the StageConsults his friends the DelavalsJoins Macklin
315
GarrickClub Dramatic PortraitsNineveh of a Lost ArtReynoldss
321
Its extraordinary effectEpilogue of the Bedford Coffee HouseName
323
Vehicle for personal and public SatireMixed feelings provokedDefer
329
Woodward the Comedian threatens Tit for TatThe Mimic sensitive
335
Samuel Poote PAGE
338
Popes Jemmy WorsdaleProfits of Taste given to himDesign of
346
The Englishman returned from ParisSatire on the FrenchA John
352
Samuel Poote PAON
354
Absurdity of comparison with AristophanesBut some qualities shared
360
The Irish EngagementTate Wilkinson picked up by ShuterFoote
366
Samuel Footer PAGE
369
Anachronisms in his pamphletNo disproof of his scholarshipRecollec
375
Footes increase of reputation from The MinorJointManager of Drury
381
The Patron producedIts happy leading notionCharacter of
384
Ridicule of Spirit Rappings Cock Lane Ghost Speakers at the Robin
390
Illustrations from Walpoles LettersCharles Foxs actual Mrs Mechlin
397
Samuel Poote PAGE
398
Grand battery against the LawThe Case of Hobson and Nobson
404
Question for the Licenser of PlaysUnpublished letter of Lord Hertford
410
Samuel Poote PAGE
415
Mr Alderman FaulknerAn original letter Message to Mr Garrick
421
Appeal to the ChamberlainFootes letter to Lord HertfordSuppression
427
Samuel Poote PAGE
432

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