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Disputation, methods of, 444.

Distressed Mother, the, 59-62.

Doggett, T., the actor, 373.

Dorset, Lord, 432.

Douay, 460.

Drawcansir, 234.

Dreams, paper on, 461.

Dress, extravagance in, paper on, 296.
Drunkenness, paper on, 211.
Dry, Will, 460.

Dryden, quoted, 152, 157, 322, 338;
336, 432; his Sir Martin Mar-all,
352; his tragedies, 365, 366.
Dubartas. See Sylvester.
Dulness, the god of, 340.
Durfey, Tom, his Tales, 246.
Dyer, Mr., 300.

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Eudoxus and Leontine, a tale, 398.
Eugene, Prince, 52, 54.

Evremont, de St., quoted, 186.
Examiner, the, a Tory paper, 108.
Exercise, good effects of, 30.

F.

Fables; of Jupiter and the country-
man, 241; of Menippus, 413.
Fashions, frivolity of, 232; invasion
of French, 250.

Female vanity, 126.

Fletcher, John, the dramatist, 392.
Florus, quoted, 183.

Fortune hunters, paper on, 285.
Freelove, Jack, 453.

Freeport, Sir Andrew, 6, 13, 45, 54,
65, 67, 71, 74; his character, 6, 56,
68, 71; his letter on retiring from
the club, 72; his remarks on trade,
117.

French manners, paper on, 250, 299.
Friendship, essay on, 137.
Fuller's Book of Worthies, 94.
Funnell, Will, 211.

Future state, paper on, 224.

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Hen, instinct of the, 435, 437.

Heraclitus, saying of, 463.

Herbert, George, 322.

Hermit, repartee by a, 217.

Herod the Great, 411.

Herodotus, quoted, 170; story of
Cleobis and Biton, 200.
Hilpa, a love story, 421.
Hogue, Cape La, battle of, 63.
Homer, passim; his design in writing
the Iliad, 379.

Honeycomb, Will, 8, 13, 15, 69, 74,
106, 251, 255, 275, 287, 307, 452;
his character, 8, 457; his past life,
16; his letters, 51, 69; his mar-
riage, 70.

Honour, paper on the love of, 175.
Horace, 336; quoted, 371; his Art of
Poetry, 392.

Hoyden, account of a, 254.

Hudibras, 270, 287, 326, 330, 346,

387, 445, 449.

Huguenot refugees, 445.
Human life, allegory of, 403.

Humour, paper on, 316.

Hunting, 31, 32.

Hush, Peter, 300.
Huygens, quoted, 208.
Hydaspes, opera of, 354, 355.
Hypocrisy, 194.

I.

Ichneumon, the, 44.

Immortality, arguments for, 147.
Inconstancy, 150.

Independents, gloomy piety of, 201.
Indian kings, 395, 427; diary of one
of them, 427.
Indians, 398.
Infidelity, 167.
Ingratitude, filial, 170.

Instinct, papers on, 433-440; myste-
rious nature of, 436.
Italian writers, florid style of, 353.

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Jewish people, paper on, 464.

Jokes, practical, paper on, 288.
Jonathan's coffeehouse.

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Jonson, Ben, 232; his Alchemist,
quoted, 243, 378.

Judgments, supposed, paper on, 197.
Juvenal, quoted, 261, 298, 415.

K.

Kitcat Club, 231.
Knotting, paper on, 305.
Koran, the (Alcoran), 145, 430.

L.

Lacedemonians, the, 173.
Lampoons, censure of, 130.
Languages, remarks on, 271.
Laughter, remarks on, 344.
Lawyers, 236, 356.
League, the, 42.

Lecompte, Father, 170.

Lee, E., his tragedies, 365, 366.
Leonora, her library, 245; history of,
247.
L'Estrange, Sir Roger, quoted, 132;

his phonetic way of writing, 270.
Letters; from Will Wimble, 22; from
Will Honeycomb, 51, 69; from Sir
Roger's butler, 66; from Sir A.
Freeport, 72; from R. G., 83; from
an Irish gentleman, 83; about a
whistling match, 90; from Philo-
Spec., 106; from the clergyman,
165; from an angry father, 168;
on the diffidence of actors, 178;
from Charles Lillie, 235; from a
Valetudinarian, 238; about sign
boards, 242; about a rope-dancer,
244; from Leonora, 248; from a
lawyer on circuit, 266; from Ralph
Crotchet on the London cries, 275;
from Josiah Fribble, Esq., 278;
from Sir John Enville, 282; from

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shoeing-

Tim. Watchwell, 285; on whims
and practical jokes, 288; about
scandal and scandal-mongers, 299;
from a young lady on knotting,
305; on catspaws, or
horns,' 306; from the ambassador of
Bantam, 309; describing the battle
of Blenheim, 390; from Esculapius,
441; from Athenais, 442; from
Davyth ap Shenkyn, 442; about
transmigrations, 453; from a young
lady asking advice, 458.
Libellous writing censured, 133.
Liberty, fruits of, 121.

Library, a lady's, papers on, 245-250.
Lions (on the stage), 355, 356.
Lipogrammatists, the, 324.

Lipsius, 232.

Little Britain, 4.

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Ménage, quoted, 330.
Menippus, 413.

Mesnager, Monsieur, 303.
Method, benefits of, 459.

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Military terms, imported from France,
388.
Mirth, 188.

Milton, passim; quoted, 346.
Mirzah, vision of, 401.
Modesty, paper on, 178.
Mogul, the Great, 115.
Mohocks, the, 59.

Mole, natural history of the, 438.
Molière, story of, 378; his Misan-
thrope, 432.

Moll White, 34, 35; her death, 53.
Monks, English, their chronicles, 199.
Monmouth, Duke of, 8.

Montaigne's Essays, 459.

Morality, of supreme obligation, 195.
More, Sir Thomas, his noble behaviour,
187.

More, Dr. Henry, quoted, 438.
Mottos, the Spectator's use of, 91;
Latin mottos popular, 93.
Muly Moloc, story of, 187.
Music, English, 360, 362; French, 362.

N.

Namur, taking of, 273, 291.
Newberry, Mr., 325.

Newcastle, 268.

Newton, Sir Isaac, saying of, 210.
Nicolini, Signor, 351, 354-356, 373.
Nonjurors, 232, 293.

Norfolk Street, 59.

Norris, the actor, 371.

0.

Oates, Dr. Titus; story of a female
admirer of, 255.

Edipus, play of, quoted, 366.
Ogling, 83.

Old Bachelor, Congreve's play, 69.
Opera, the, 351; decorations of, ib;
sparrows for, ib; history of the Ita-
lian, 357; English, 360.
Otway, T., quoted, 33; his tragedies,
365, 367.

Ovid, quoted, 326, 449; 336.
Oxford, 445.

P.

Paradise Lost, quoted, 12, 416; pro-
posed criticism on, 97.

Paris, 356.

Party spirit, 40-46; among women,
255.

Pasquin, statue of, 131.
Patches, paper on, 256.

Pedants, and pedantry, reflections on,
17.

Pericles, his advice to women, 259.
Periwig, a monstrous, 267, 322.
Periodical writing, its difficulties, 85;
useful in popularizing knowledge
and wisdom, 86.
Persecution, 197, 446.
Persius, 415.

Petronius, his constancy, 186; 393.
Phalaris, Letters of, quoted, 185.
Phædra and Hippolytus, play of, 359,
365.

Philip of Macedon, 446.
Physicians, 237.

Pied Piper, the, 354.

Pin money, 55; papers on, 278-284.
Pindaric writers, 323.
Pippin-woman, the, 449.
Pittacus, saying of, 215.

Plato, quoted, 55, 281; his dialogue
on prayer, 171; 317, 360.
Platonic speculation, 223.
Pliny, quoted, 376.

Plutarch, quoted, 40, 192, 203, 308,
463.

Poetry, popular, 378.

Politeness, false, 310.

Polybius, quoted, 119.

Pope, Alexander, his Essay, 392;
quoted, 393.

Pope, the, 303.
Powell, the actor, 366.

Prayer, paper on, 171; taught per-
fectly by Christ, 174.
Preachers, Italian, 295.
Prester John, 465.

Pretender, the, III, 113.
Procession, the pope's, 54, 96.
Professions, the learned, paper on, 235.
Pronunciation, remarks on, 269.
Publius Syrus, quoted, 212.
Puns, 331; definition of, 333.

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St. Paul's Church, 427.
Salisbury, 266.

Sallust, 348.

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Sanctorius, his wonderful invention,

239.

Sarasin, Monsieur, 330.
Saunderson, Bishop, 21.

Scales and Weights, a vision, 416.
Scandal, 300; effect heightened by
mystery, 311.
Scanderbeg, 52.
Scotists, 445.

Sebastian, king of Portugal, 187.
Ségrais, Monsieur, 338.
Sempronia, her toilette, 251.

Seneca, 89; quoted, 140, 181, 212,
459.

Sentry, Capt., 7, 14, 59, 60, 61, 74,

106; his character, 7, 67.
Shadwell, T., quoted, 317.
Shakespeare, his love of puns, 332;
quoted, 361; his King Lear, 365,
375; his Hamlet, 368, 373; his
greatness, 377.

Shalum, the patient wooer, 423.
Shame, paper on True and False, 192.
Sherlock, Dr., his discourse on Death,
184.

Shovel, Sir Cloudsly, 57.
Sibyls, prophecies of the, 467.
Sidney, Sir Philip, quoted, 379, 383.
Sign posts, paper on, 241.
Signatory letters, 93.
Simonides, story of, 204.
Sixtus V, story of, 131.
Smiglesians, 445.
Smyrna, the.

See Coffeehouse.

Social order, necessary in this world,
178.

Socrates, behaviour of, 131, 167, 171,
281, 447; firmness in death, 186;
his mode of arguing, 444.
Soho Square, residence of Sir Roger, 5.
Sophocles, his Electra, 370.
South, Dr., 20; quoted, 377.
Southern, T., play of his quoted, 302.
Spectator, the, its great success, 77;
its aims, 78; good for female read-
ing, 79; difficulties in conducting it,
85; its readers classified, 88; gives
a varied entertainment, 89; its

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mottos, 91; signatory letters, 93;
increasing demand for, 95; refrains
from politics and personalities, ib.;
penny stamp imposed on, 98; dou-
bles its price, 99, 419; its enemies
and detractors, 100; large editions
disposed of, 102; replies to criti-
cisms, 104.

Spectator, the, introduced to the
public, 3; his experience of London
lodgings, 9; his principles in con-
ducting the paper, 15; he is enter-
tained at Sir Roger's country house,
18-50; the country people suspect
him, 50; he visits Westminster
Abbey, 55; the Play, 59; accom-
panies Sir Roger to Vauxhall Gar-
dens, 62, 71; loses his rough notes,
81; becomes talkative, 107; no
party man, 109; at the Bank of
England, III; frequents the Ex-
change, 115; sets his face against
scandal, 234; incident in a coffee-
house, 313; his experience in court-
ship, 450.

Spenser, Edmund, 336.
Sport, 31, 36, 49.
Spring Gardens, 62, 64.
Squire's. See Coffeehouse.

Squires, country, frequently worthless
and idle, 39.

Stage, the, 142; papers relating to,
351-377; opera introduced, 357;
butchery upon, 369; properties of,
375.
Staines, 266.

Stammerers, 289.

Stamp duty, 98.

Statius, the Roman poet, 380.
Steele, Richard, 21, 65.

Steenkirk, the (a kind of ruffle), 268.
Steenkirk, battle of, 60.
Story-tellers, 290.

Suetonius, his history, 120.
Sultan of Egypt, story of, 145.
Superstitions, popular, 123; remedy
against, 126.

Swan, Mr., a famous punster, 332.
Swearing, 290.

Sydenham, Dr., 32, 239.

Sylvester, J.,translator of DuBartas,322.

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