ABIGAILS (male) in fashion among Ladies, No. 55.
Abfence in converfation, a remarkable inftance of it in
Will Honeycomb, No. 77. The occafion of this abfence,
ibid. and means to conquer it. ibid. The character of
an abfent man, out of Bruyere, ibid.
Acroftic, a piece of falfe wit divided into fimple and

compound, No 60.

A&t of deformity for the ufe of the Ugly Club, No. 17.
Advertisements: of an Italian chirurgeon, No. 22. From

St. James's Coffee-houfe, 24. From a teacher of bids
to fpeak, 36. From a fine flesh-painter, 41.
Advice: no order too confiderable to be advised, No. 34.
Affectation a greater enemy to a fine face than the fmall-


pox, No. 33. it deforms beauty, and turns wit into ab-
furdity, 38. Its original, ibid. found in the wife man
as well as the coxcomb, ib The way to get clear of it, ib.
Age rendered ridiculous, No. 6. how contemned by the
Athenians, and respected by the Spartans, ibid.
Alexander the Great, wry-necked, No. 32.
Ambition never fatisfied, No. 27.
Americans, their opinion of fouls, No. 56. exemplified
in a vifion of one of their countrymen, ibid.
Ample (Lady) her uneafinefs, and the reafon of it, No. 32.
Anagram, what, and when first produced, No. 60.
Andromache, a great fox-hunter, No. 57.
April (the first of) the merriest day in the
year, No. 47.
Aretine made all the Princes of Europe his tributaries,

No. 23.

Arietta, her character, No. 11. her fable of the Lion and
the Man, in anfwer to the ftory of the Ephefian Ma-
tron, ibid. her ftory of Inkle and Yarico, ibid.
Ariftotle: his obfervation upon the Iambic verfe, No. 31.

upon tragedies, 40, 42.

Arfinoe, the first mufical opera on the English stage, No. 18.
Avarice, the original of it, No. 55. Operates with luxury,
ib. at war with luxury, ib. its officers and adherents,
ib. comes to an agreement with luxury, ib.
Audiences at prefent void of common fenfe, No. 13.
Aurelia, her character, No. 15.
Author: the neceffity of his readers being acquainted
with his fize, complexion, and temper, in order to read
his works with pleasure, No. 1. His opinion of his own
performances, 4. The expedient made ufe of by those
that write for the stage, 51.


BACON (Sir Francis) his comparison of a book well
written, No. 10. His obfervation upon envy, 19.


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Bags of money: a fudden transformation of them into
fticks and paper, No. 3.

Baptift Lully, his prudent management, No. 29.
Bawdry never written but where there is a dearth of
invention, No. 51.

Beaver, the haberdasher, a great politician, No. 49.
Beauties, when plagiaries, No. 4. The true fecret how
to improve beauty, 33. Then the most charming when
heightened by virtue, ibid.

Bell (Mr.) his ingenious device, No. 28.
Bell-Savage, its etymology, ibid.
Birds, a cage-full for the Opera, No. 5.
Biters, their business, No. 47.
Blackmore (Sir Richard) his obfervation, No. 6.
Blanks of fociety, who, No. 10.
Blank verfe proper for tragedy, No. 39.

Bohours (M.) a great critic among the French, No. 62.
Boutz-Rimez, what, No. 60.

Breeding: fine breeding distinguished from good, No 66.
British Ladies diftinguithed from the Picts, No. 41.
Brunetta and Phillis, their adventures, No. 80.
Bruyere, (M.) his character of an abfent man,
Bullock and Norris, differently habited, prove great helps
to a filly play, No. 44.

No. 77.

Butts defcribed, No. 47. The qualification of a butt, ib.


CÆSAR (Julius) his behaviour to Catullus, who had
put him into a lampoon, No. 23.

Caligula, his wifh, No. 16.

Camilla, a true woman in one particular, No. 15.
Carbuncle (Dr.) his dye, what, N. 52.

Cenfor of small wares, an officer to be appointed,

No. 16

Charles I. a famous picture of that prince, No. 58.


Chevy-Chace, the Spectator's examen of it, No. 70,


Chronogram, a piece of falfe wit, No. 60.
Cicero, a punfter, No. 61. The entertainment found in
his philofophic writings, ibid.

Clarinda, an idol, in what manner worshipped, No. 73.
Cleanthe, her ftory, No. 15.

Clergyman, one of the Spectator's club, No. 2.
Clergy, a threefold divifion of them, No. 21.
Clubs: Nocturnal Affemblies fo called, No. 9.


names of clubs, and their originals, ibid. &c. Rules
prefcribed to be obferved in the Two-penny Club, ibid.
An account of the Ugly Club, 17. The Sighing Club,
30. The Fringe-glove Club, ibid. The Amorous
Club, ibid. The Hebdomadal Club: fome account of
the members of that club, 43; and of the Everlasting
Club, 72. The club of Ugly Faces, 78. The diffi-
culties met with in erecting that club, ibid.
Commerce, the extent and advantage of it, No. 69.
Confcioufnefs, when called affectation, No. 38.
Conversation moft ftraitened in large affemblies, No. 68.
Coquettes, the prefent numerous race, to what owing,

No 66.

Coverley (Sir Roger de) a member of the Spectator's club;
his character, No. 2. His opinion of men of fine parts,
No. 6.

Courtiers habit, when hieroglyphical, No. 64.
Cowley abounds in mixt wit, No. 62.

Crab, of King's College, in Cambridge, Chaplain to the
Club of Ugly Faces, No. 78.

Credit, a beautiful Virgin, her fituation and equipage,
A great valetudinarian, ibid.

No. 3-

Crofs (Mifs) wanted near half a ton of being as hand-
fome as Madam Van Brifkot, a great beauty in the
Low Countries, No. 32.


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DANCING: a difcourfe on it, defended, No. 67.
Death, the time and manner of our death not known to
us, No. 7.

Deformity no caufe of fhame, No. 17.

Delight and furprize, properties effential to wit, No. 62.
Dignitaries of the law, who, No. 21.

Divorce, what esteemed a juft pretenfion for one, No. 41)
Donne (Dr.) his defcription of his miftrefs, No. 41.
Dryden, his definition of wit cenfured, No 62.
Dull fellows, who, No. 43. Their enquiries are not for
information but exercife, ibid. Naturally turn their

heads to politics or poetry, ibid.
Dutch more polite than the English in their buildings
and monuments of their dead, No. 26.

Dyer, the news-writer, an Ariftotle in politics, No. 43.


ENVY, the ill state of an envious man, Nɔ. 19. His
relief, ibid. The way to obtain his favour, ibid.
Ephefian Matron, the ftory of her, No. 11.

Epictetus, his obfervation upon the female fex, No. 53.
Epigram on Hecatiffa, No. 52

Epitaphs: the extravagance of fome, and modesty of
others, No. 26. An epitaph writ en by Ben Jonfoa, 33.
Equipages, the fplendor of them in France, No. 15. A
great temptation to the female fex, ibid.

Etherege (Sir George) author of a comedy, called She
Would if She Could, reproved, No. 51.

Eubulus, his character, No. 49.

Eucrote, the favourite of Pharamond, No. 76.
Eudofia, her behaviour, No. 79.



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