The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's Edition, with Letters and Other Pieces Not Found in Any Previous Collection; and Macaulay's Essay on His Life and Works, Volume 4

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G.P. Putnam & Company, 1854
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35
Account of various Clubs
36
214
39
The Uses of the Spectator
41
Custom of telling Stories of Ghosts to Children
45
Conduct of the Lions at the OperaMerit of Nicolini
49
IN FIVE VOLUMES
53
Various Articles of DressLampoonsScandalPoli ticsLetter from Charles Lillie
57
History of the Italian Opera
61
tioners
65
THE SPECTATOR Continued 69 Visit to the Royal ExchangeBenefit of Extensive Commerce
69
Critique on the Ballad of ChevyChase
70
Illnatured Satire
71
Account of the Everlasting Club
72
Passion for Fame and PraiseCharacter of the Idols
73
Continuation of the Critique on ChevyChase
74
Letter from a ValetudinarianExcess of Anxiety about Health
75
Reflections in WestminsterAbbey
79
Female PartySpirit discovered by Patches
81
Project of an Office for the Regulation of Signsa Mon key recommended for the Opera
83
Fate of WritingsBallad of the Children in the Wood
85
On Physiognomy
86
Italian RecitativeAbsurdities of the Opera Dresses
87
LoversDemurrageFolly of Demurrage
89
Punishment of a voluptuous Man after DeathAdven ture of M Pontigna
90
Books for a Ladys Library 93 Proper Methods of employing Time 91 Subject continuedPursuit of Knowledge
91
Project of a new Opera
92
Success of the Spectators with various Classes of Read ers represented by the Club
96
Ladies Headdresses
98
False Wit and IIumourGenealogy of Humour
100
Uncertainty of FameSpecimen of a History of the Reign of Anne I
101
Exercise of the Fan
102
Catalogue of a Ladys LibraryCharacter of Leonora
104
Will Honeycombs Knowledge of the Worldvarious Kinds of Pedants
105
Spectators visit to Sir R de Coverleys Country Seat the Knights domestic Establishment
106
Character of Will Wimble
108
English TragedyLeeOtway
109
On Ghosts and Apparitions
110
Immateriality of the Soul
111
A Sunday in the CountrySir Rogers Behaviour at Church
112
Tragedy and TragiComedy
114
Labour and Exercise
115
English TragedyMethods to aggrandize the Persons in Tragedy
119
Instinct in Animals
120
Essay on WitHistory of False Wit
162
The same subject continued 167
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The Subject continued
177
Difference between True and False WitMixt Wit
181
THE SPECTATOR Continued
184
Allegory of several Schemes of Wit
188
On Friendship
194
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312
Tue SPECTATOR Continued 121 The Subject continuedWisdom of Providence
324
A Visit with Sir Roger to the Country Assizes
330
Education of Country SquiresStory of Eudoxus and Leontine
334
Use and Difficulties of Periodical Papers
340
Mischiefs of Party Spirit
344
The Subject continuedSir Rogers Principles
350
Letter on the Hooppetticoat
354
Difference of Temper in the SexesFemale Levity
358
Fashions in DressHow imitated in the Country
362
Interview of the Spectator and Sir Roger with a Gang of Gypsies
366
Opinions entertained of the Spectator in the Country Letter from Will Honeycomb
369
Blessing of Being born an EnglishmanThe English Tongue
373
The Vision of Mirza
377
On great natural Geniuses
383
On Inconstancy and Irresolution
388
Consolation
392
Story of Theodosius and Constantia
396
Introduction of French Phrases in the History of the WarSpecimen in a Letter
403
Durability of WritingAnecdote of an atheistical Au thor
407
On Goodnature as the Effect of Constitution
411
On Jealousy
420
Account of a Grinning match
427
Goodnature as a Moral Virtue
431
Various Dispositions of ReadersAccount of a Whist lingmatchYawning
436
Cruelty of Parents in the Affair of Marriage
441
On FableFable of Pleasure and Pain
446
On the Whims of LotteryAdventurers
476
Description of a Female Panderaffected Method
489
Simonidess Satire on Women
499
On habitual good Intentions
509
QualityVanity of Honours and Titles
517
Account of Sappho
528
Letter on the Lovers Leap
534
Reflections on Modesty
547
On the Ways of Providence
556
Letter on the Absence of LoversRemedies proposed
564

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Pagina 382 - ... fountains, or resting on beds of flowers: and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. — Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats; but the genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge. —
Pagina 48 - Shine not in vain ; nor think, though men were none, That heaven would want spectators, God want praise : Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and night.
Pagina 83 - When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together.
Pagina 12 - It is said he keeps himself a bachelor by reason he was crossed in love by a perverse beautiful widow of the next county to him.
Pagina 381 - I could discover nothing in it; but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them.
Pagina 379 - The genius smiled upon me with a look of compassion and affability that familiarized him to my imagination, and at once dispelled all the fears and apprehensions with which I approached him. He lifted me from the ground, and taking me by the hand, Mirza, said he, I have heard thee in thy soliloquies ; follow me.
Pagina 381 - I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several persons on trap-doors which did not seem to lie in their way, and which they might have escaped, had they not been thus forced upon them. "The genius, seeing me indulge myself in this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it. ' Take thine eyes off the bridge,' said he, ' and tell me if thou yet seest anything thou dost not comprehend.' Upon looking up,...
Pagina 2 - I HAVE observed that a reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure, till he knows whether the writer of it be a black or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor, with other particulars of the like nature, that conduce very much to the right understanding of an author.
Pagina 220 - The stout Earl of Northumberland, A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer's days to take; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away.
Pagina 13 - ... his tenants grow rich, his servants look satisfied, all the young women profess love to him, and the young men are glad of his company...

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