Debt, remarks upon, ii. 6 et seq.;
the folly of a mortgaged estate,

Decorum in reference to ladies'

riding-habits, ii. 109
Defamation, inclination for, a sign
of a bad heart, vi. 152; de-
nounced, vi. 262

Defence, noble science of, vi. 190
Defoe, Daniel, ii. 275 note; iii. 36
note, 62 note, 248 note, 254 note,
343 note; v. 10 note, 99 note
Deformity, personal, no cause for
shame, i. 89
Demosthenes, i. II

Demurrers in courtship described,
ii. 39

Denham, poet, ii. 7 and note; iv. 6
Dennis, John, i. 24 note, 244 and

note, 344 note; vii. 363 and note;
viii. 159 note

Dependants on the great, Addison's
essay on, iii. 220
Dering, Sir Cholmondeley, his duel
with Mr. Thornhill, ii. 18 note
Des Barreaux, Seigneur, vii. 190
and note

Descent, great ancestors no cause
for boasting, viii. 240
D'Estrades, Marshal, ii. 55 and note
Devotees described, v. 180
Devotion, Addison's essays on, iii.
156, 185

Diagoras the Melian, vii. 48 and


Diana's dogs, detectors of the un-
chaste, viii. 105

Dieupart, Charles, iv. 36 note
Diligence, remarks on, iv. 158
Diogenes, i. 279, 359 and note; viii.

Diogenes Laertius, ii. 301 and note,
304 and note; iii. 127 and note,
129 and note; vii. 375 note; viii.
84 and note

Dionysius of Helicarnassus, iii. 263
and note

Discretion, Addison's essay on, iii.

Dogs of the temple of Vulcan de-
tectors of the unchaste, viii. 105
Doily, or Doyley, linendraper, iv.
161 and note

Dolls used to illustrate the fashions,
iv. 127 and note

Donne, Dr., poet, i. 214 and note
Dorigny, Nicola, engraver of
Raphael's cartoons, iii. 278 and


Dorset, Charles Sackville, Earl of,
ii. 23 and note

Dreams, essays on, vii. 65, viii.
132, 163; proposed interpreter
of, vii. 151; humours of, viii.
176. See also Allegories
Dress, fantastic fashions and orna-
ments, i. 84; these due to vanity,
ibid. ; custom of representing
grief by dress, 335; dress of a
woman of quality the product of
a hundred climates, 360; varying
fashions of the petticoat, ii. 133;
the tucker or neckpiece, 153 and
note; lingering of out-of-date
fashions in rural districts, 183
and note; fashions in petticoats
and the skirts of gentlemen's
coats contrasted, 308; London
fashions in the country, iii. 34;
new-fashioned hoods, iv. IOI;
gentlemen's head-gear, 357; a
fashionable gentleman's 'bold
strokes,' 359; the mob, v. 10 and
note; advantage of a good ap-
pearance, 213; ladies' riding-
habits, ii. III, vi. 187; the
number of people it maintains,
vii. 21; proposed repository for
fashions, 23

Drinking, to acquire good humour,
ii. 281; the evils of drunkenness,
viii. 37

Drury Lane Theatre, i. 5 and note,
31 and note; ii. 37 note, 286
note; iii. 321 note

Divorce, reasons pretended to be
sufficient for, i. 210 and note
Dogget, Thomas, player, i. 187 note;
iii. 321 and note; v. 272 and
note; vii. 138 and note

Dryden, i. 19 note, 29 and note,
166, 171 and note, 202 note, 208
and note, 283, 301, 322, 324, 325
and note, 326, 371, 401; ii. 23, 57
and note, 170 and note, 263 note,
287 note, 328, 359 note, 389 and
note, 404; iii. 41 and note, 207,
257 and note, 283, 291; iv. 78

note, 80 and note, 140, 202 and
note, 230 and note; v. 113 note,
137, 245; vi. 25 and note; vii. 74
note, 170 note, 183 note, 331;
viii. 19 note, 72, 148, 202, 276
Duelling, Crastin's challenge to
Tulip, ii. 54; discussed by Pha-
ramond and Eucrate, 79; edict
against, 81

Dugdale, his Origines Juridiciales,
i. 109 note

Dunkirk, sale of, to Louis XIV., ii.
55 note

Dunlop, Alexander, vi. 242 and note
Durfey, Tom, playwriter, vii. 276
and note

Dutch, the, their taste in buildings
and monuments superior to the
English, i. 136

Dutton, Sir Richard, governor of
Barbados, vii. 94 note
Dyer, John, Jacobite news writer,

i. 222 and note; vi. 294 and note

ECHOES employed as a species of
false wit, i. 307, 322, 329; Butler,
ridicule of echo-speech in 'Hudi-
bras,' 308

Editors, pedantry of, vi. 359
Education, necessity for it, iii. 224

et seq.; education of youth, 296;
Budgell's essays on education of
the young, iv. 287, 322, v. 88,
175; education of females urged,

iv. 331

Eginhart, secretary to Charles the
Great, story of, iii. 65
Egotism, essay on, viii. 18
Elizabeth, Queen, iv. 212
Elzevir editions of books, i. 191
Emilia, the character of, iv. 254 et

Emma, Queen, mother of Edward

the Confessor, iii. 141 and note
English language, Addison's essay
on, ii. 253; introduction of French
phrases censured, 402; abuse of
words, v. 283

Envy, the condition of an envious
man, i. 99; the abhorrence of, iv. 6
Epaminondas, Theban general, ii.

Epictetus, philosopher, quoted, i.
243, 273; v. 185; vi. 10 and note

Epicurus, iii. 224 and note
Epigrams, Martial quoted, i. 268;
epigrams on the ancients, vii. 376
et seq.

Epitaphs, extravagance of some and
modesty of others, i. 133; epi-
taphs by Ben Jonson, 172, v.
II; Italian epitaph on a valetu-
dinarian, i. 131; epitaph on a
charitable man, iii. 45 note; on a
son, vii. 215; on a Spittle-fields
weaver, 215; Latin epitaphs, 215;
on a maiden, 319
Equipages, a sign of an individual's
prosperity, i. 34; their splendour
in France, 79

Erasmus, i. 307; iii. 219 and note,

Estcourt, Richard, player, iii. 96
note; iv. 67 and note; v. 208 and
note, 272; vi. 349 et seq.
Eternity, speculations on, viii. 150,

Etherege, Sir George, wit and dra-
matist, i. 9 note, 232 and note, 263,
340 and note, 343 note, 391
Eucrate, the favourite of Phara-
mond, i. 398; ii. 15 and note,
79; vii. 32

Eugene, Prince, iv. 90 and note;
essay on, v. 109 et seq.
Euripides, vii. 379

Eusden, Lawrence, i. 281 and note,
406 note; ii. 33 note; viii. 266 and


Evelyn, John, vii. 18 note
Evremont, Monsieur St., ii. 392;
iii. 217; v. 154

Extravagance cause of misfortunes,
ii. 6; folly of maintaining a mort-
gaged estate, 155; inconsistency
of character in men of talent and
discretion who are extravagant,
255; extravagance in a wife, v. 36
Eyes, mirrors of the heart, iv. I et

Eyles, Sir Francis, and his sons, iii.
115 note

FABLES, Addison's remarks upon, iii.
71. Those given in the Spectator:
the lion and the man, i. 58; the
boys and the frogs, 122; Jupiter
and the countryman, 132; the

sultan and the doctor, ii. 67;
Pleasure and Pain, iii. 74; the
Persian fable of the drop of
water, iv. 213; Phoenix and
Achilles, v. 361; Menippus the
philosopher, 363; Pandora's box,
vi. 364; Sultan Mahmoud and
the vizier, vii. 183; fable of Al-
naschar, 300

Faith and morality, essay on, vi. 303;
the establishing and strengthen-
ing of, 332
False wit, i. 309

Falsehood, letter from a great liar,
ii. 258; used to a good purpose,
iii. 314; a trivial species of, de-
nounced, vi. 245 et seq.; essay on,
vii. 158

Falstaff, Sir John, i. 247
Fame, strangeness of man's love for

it, i. 379; acquisition of, iv. 17
et seq.; its penalties and anxieties,
20 et seq.; its pursuit detrimental
to spiritual happiness, 27 et seq.
Family-spies, iii. 163 and note, 164
Fans, use of, ii. 101, 252, 253
Fashion, force of it, i. 335; shoulder-

knot fashion, 153 note; fringed-
glove fashion, 153 note; hoop-
petticoat fashion, ii. 219; com-
mode, 84 and note, iv. 69, v.
7 note; varying fashions of the
petticoat, ii. 133, 308; lingering
of out-of-date fashions in rural
districts, 183 and note, 231;
suggested uniformity of fashion,
228; town and country fashions
compared, ii. 229; London fa-
shions in the country, iii. 34;
varying fashions of ladies' head-
dress, iv. 69; fashions furnished
from France, 27 and note; em-
ployment of wooden dolls for
this purpose, ibid.; fashions of
gentlemen's headgear discussed,
357; bold strokes' of a fa-
shionable gentleman, 359; essay
on extravagant and immodest
fashions, vi. 185; fashion of
ladies' riding-habits, 187; pro-
posed repository for fashions, vii.
21; fashion of 'knotting,' 304
and note

Faults, acknowledgment of, v. 321

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Fomes peccati of the heart, viii. 136
Fontenelle, French writer, iv. 269

note; vii. 219 and note; viii. 93
Fools, April, i. 245
Fortune not the sole requirement
to support a position of distinc-
tion, iii. 162; pre-eminence
among men dependent upon su-
periority of fortune, body, or
mind, 241; commonness of com-
plaints against the fickleness of
fortune, iv. 152; living upon ex-
pectations condemned, 153; Bud-
gell's essay on, 157; good and ill
fortune governed by prudence,
209; the insolence of the fortu-
nate man's neglect of the unfor-
tunate, 214; the mutability of
fortune, 317
Fortune-hunters, iv. 312 et seq.;
further complaint against fortune-
hunters, v. 22
Fox-hunting, a rural Andromache
and her manners, i. 294; Sir
Roger's exploits, ii. 162, 165

Francis, St., story of, iii. 365
Fréard, his 'Parallel of Ancient
and Modern Architecture,' vi. 95
and note

Free Bench, or Frank Bank, viii.

252 and note, 280

Freeport, Sir Andrew, a member of
the Spectator's Club, his character
and history, i. 12; advice to Spec-
tator, 174; at the Royal Exchange,
359; fair dealing, ii. 9; party
principles, 217; discussion at the
Spectator's Club on the status of
traders, iii. 25, 26; mode of life,
304; exhibits at the club the
journal of a citizen's life, iv.
348; retirement, vii. 369
Freethinkers, iii. 317; vii. 14
Freher, Marquard, iii. 64 note
Fribblers described, iv. 187
Friends, the society of, i. 241; ii.

241 and note, 242; viii. 312
Friendship, its nature and advan-
tages, i. 354, v. 336; unreason-
able things some men expect of
their acquaintance, ii. 295; faults
in friendship which are easily
cured, iii. 122; the changes of
manner in friends, 248; choice
of friends, vi. 136 et seq.
Fuller, Dr. Thomas, his 'History
of the Worthies of England,' iii.

Fuller, Francis, his Medicina Gym-
nastica, ii. 163

GALLAND, Antony, his French
translation of the Arabian Nights,'
vii. 300 and note

Gallantry in love, false notion of,

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Genealogies, that of a libertine, iii.

167; speculations on, viii. 240
Generosity of action dependent upon
generous and worthy thoughts,
iii. 201; some generous actions
cited, iii. 381; Steele's essay on
generosity, v. 141; generosity
necessary in persons filling places
of trust, 355; a letter thanking a
benefactor, vii. 357

Geniuses considered, ii. 376
Ghosts, stage, i. 185, 226
Gipsies, their habits, ii. 232; nar-
rative of a boy stolen by, 235
Glass manufacture initiated by the
Duke of Buckingham, vii. 170
Glasses, a new invention of per-
spective-glasses, iii. 393

Globes, a new pair of, described,
vii. 386

Glory, love of, ii. 273; iii. 265; a
consideration of, 277

God, conceptions of, vii. 277; viii.
41, 64, 107, 152, 329
Godfrey, Thomas, inventor of the
sextant, vi. 157 note
Goldsmith, Oliver, iii. 383 note
Good actions, Addison's essay on,
iii. 214; essay on the same by
'Z,' iv. 204

Good-humour, ii. 93; a substitute for
beauty, iv. 285

Good-nature considered as the effect
of constitution, ii. 421 et seq.;
and as a moral virtue, iii. 40
Goodwin, Thomas, vii. 98 and note
Goose, watchman's, v. 297
Gospel-gossips, i. 241

Gossips, complaint against a gentle-
man gossip, iv. 310

Gothic extravagance in literature
and architecture compared with
classical simplicity, i. 326
Government, Addison's essay on,
iv. 180

Gracian, Baltasar, Spanish Jesuit,
iv. 209 and note; v. 309; vi. 62
and note

Grant, Roger, quack doctor, vi. 230
note, 372 and note
Gratitude, essay on, vi. 272
Greatness, as a source of the plea-
sures of the imagination, vii. 75;
what constitutes it, viii. 232, 277

Greaves, John, i. 3 and note
Grinning match described, iii. 20
Grotto-making an employment for
ladies, viii. 318

Grove, Rev. Henry, viii. 139 and
note, 194, 290, 329

HADLEY, John, English philosopher,
vi. 157 note

Halifax, Charles Montague, Earl of,
i. 20 note; ii. ded.; viii. 273 and note
Halifax, George Savile, Marquis of,
iii. I and note

Hammond, Dr., viii. 84 and note
Hampton Court Palace, iii. 276
Handel, his opera 'Rinaldo,' i. 29
and note

Handkerchief, the, a mover of pity

in tragedies, i. 227
Happiness, true happiness of a re-
tired nature, i. 81; the attain-
ment of happiness less practic-
able than the avoidance of in-
quietude, iii. 131; the choice
between happiness here and here-
after, viii. 86; happiness of the
soul and its relation to Divine
Providence, 188

Hard words, the custom of mis-
pronouncing, among ladies of the
French court, i. 236

Hares, Sir Roger's predilection for
coursing, ii. 162 and note; a
chase described, 166
Harrington, James, his 'Oceana,'
iii. 39 and note

Harris, Renatus or Réné, organ-
builder, vii. 385 and note
Hart, Nicholas, sleeper, iii. 77 and


Haym, Nicolino, iv. 36 note
Haymarket Theatre, i. 5 and note,
76, 218; ii. 1, 38 note; iii. 321


Head-dress, lady's, variation of, ii.

Health, rules necessary for its pre-
servation, iii. 126

Hearne, Thomas, i. 219

Heliodorus, his 'Ethiopics,' v. 265
Henley, John (Orator Henley), vi.
5 and note

Henri IV. of France, his statue, i.


Henry II., King, and Thomas à
Becket, iii. 21

Henry VIII., King, vi. 11
Herbert, George, i. 302 and note
Herod and Mariamne, story of, iii.


Herodotus, ii. 91 and note; viii. 2
and note

Heroes and heroines, English tra-

gedy heroes generally lovers, i.
208; the death of an heroic lady,
v. 257

Hesiod, i. 67 and note; iii. 155
Heywood, James, iv. 84 and note
Hirst, James, servant to the Hon.
Edward Wortley, i. 372 note
Hoadley, Benjamin, ii. 56 note
Hobbes, Thomas, his Discourse
of Human Nature,' i. 242; his
hypothesis of laughter criticised,

Hobson, Thomas, carrier, vii. 171
and note

Hockley-in-the-Hole, bear-garden
at, i. 158 and note; v. 311; vi.
190 and note, 255

Homer, i. 20, 134, 293, 305, 365;
ii. 377; iii. 391; iv. 10 and note,
78 et seq., 107 et seq., 119, 137
and note, 338; v. 27, 34, 67, 161;
vi. 104, 323; vii. 377; viii. 218
Honeycomb, Will, introduced and
described, i. 14; supposed identi-
fication, 14 note; criticisms at the
play, 24; visit to Arietta with
the Spectator, 57; advises the
Spectator on his raillery against
the ladies, 174; adventure with
a Pict, 212; absent-mindedness,
400, 402; takes the Spectator to
visit a travelled lady, 233; and
also a lady supporter of Dr.
Oates, 297; remark on post-
scripts, 412; knowledge of the
town, miscalled knowledge of
the world, ii. 113; letter to the
Spectator summoning him to
town, 239; cited on men of plea-
sure, 332; on ladies' head-dresses,
iv. 71; on the folly of living upon
expectations of fortune, 153; in-
troduces a new tragedy to the
Spectator's notice, 196; story
of a looking-glass, v. 18; remarks

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