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ILMOIR OF GOLDSMITH. ..................... ix

THE VICAR OF WAKEFIELD.

Cap.

xx. The History of a philosophic Vagabond,

I The Description of the Family of Wake-

pursuing Novelty, but losing Con-

tent. . .

p. 43

field, in which a kindred Likeness pre-

XXI. The short Continuance of Friendship

vails, as weit of Minds as of Persons p. I

11. Family Misfortunes. The Loss of For-

amongst the Vicious, which is coeval only

with mutual satisfaction . . . . p. 49

tune only serves to increase the Pride of

the Werthy ..

. . p. 3

xxu. Olfences are easily pardoned, where there

is Love at bottom. .

111. A Migration. The fortunate Circum-

... . . ... P. 53

XXII. None but the Guilty can be long and

stances of our Lives are generally found

completely miserable.
at last to be of our own procuring p. 4

. . . . P. 55

XXIV. Fresh Calamities . . . . . p. 57

IV. A Proof that even the humblest Fortune

xxv. No Situation, however wretched it seems,

may grant Happiness, which depends,

but has some sort of comfort attending

not on Circumstances, but Constitu-

. . . . . . . . p. 59

tion . . . . . . . . . . p. 8

XXVI. A Reformation in the Gaol: to make

v. A new and great Acquaintance intro-

Laws complete, they should reward as

duced. What we place most Hopes

p. 91

well as punish . . . . .

upon, generally proves most fatal.

. . p. 61

XXVII. The same subject continued . . p. 63,

91. The Happiness of a Country Fire-

XXVIII. Happiness and Misery rather the result i

. p. 11

VII. A Town Wit described. The dullest

of Prudence than of Virtue in this life:

temporal evils or felicities being regarded

Fellows may learn to be comical for a

by Heaven as things merely in themselves

Night or Two,

trifling, and unworthy its care in the dis-

VIII. An Amour, which promises little good

tribution . . . . . . . . . p. 65

Fortune, yet may be productive of

XXIX. The equal dealings of Providence demon-

much . . . . . . .

. . p. 14

strated with regard to the Happy and the

IX. Two Ladies of great Distinction intro-

Miserable here below. That, from the

duced. Superior Finery ever seems to

nature of Pleasure and Pain, the wretched

confer superior Breeding . . . p. 17

must be repaid the balance of their suffer-

x. The Family endeavour to cope with their

ings in the life hereafter . .

Betters. The Miseries of the Poor, when

p. 70

xxx. Happier Prospects begin to appear. Let

they attempt to appear above their Cir-

cumstances.

us be inflexible, and Fortune will at last

. p. 18

change in our favour.

XL The Family still resolve to hold up their

. . . . p. 72

xxxi. Former Benevolence now repaid with un-
Heads. . . . . . . . . . p. 20

expected Interest . . . . . .

XIL. Fortune seems resolved to humble the

p. 75

XXXII. The Conclusion

Family of Wakefield, Mortifications are

. . . . . . p. 82

often more painful than real Calami-

ties . . . . . . . . . p. 23

1:11. Mr. Burchell is found to be an Enemy,

for he has the confidence to give disagree-

THE CITIZEN OF THE WORLD.

able Advice . . . . . . . . p. 25 Letter

XY. Fresh Mortifications, or a Demonstration 1.: To Mr. Merchant in Lon-

that seeming Calamities inay be real

don . .

• . p. 88

Blessings. . . . . . . . . p. 26

11., From Lien Chi Altangi to - , Mer-

XX. AU Mr. Burchell's Villany at once detected.

chant in Amsterdam . . . . p. 88

The Folly of being overwise : · p. 29

11. From Licn Chi Altangi to the care of

XVL 'The Furnily use Art, which is opposed

Fipsihi, resident in Moscow, to be for-

with ill greater . . . . . . p. 31

warded by the Russian caravan to Fum

X Il Sarcely any Virtue found to resist the

Hoam, First President of the Ceremo-

Pwer of long and pleasing Tempta-

nial Academy at Pekin, in China p. 90

tic .
. . . . . . . .

IV, To the samne

. p. 34

. . . . . . . p. 92

XVIIL The Pursuit of a Father to reclaim a * v. To the same . . . . . . . p. 93

Lost Child to Virtue . . . . . p. 37

vi., Fum Hoam, First President of the Cere-

XIX. The Description of a Person discontented

monial Academy at Pekin, to Lien Chi

with the present Government, and appre-

Altangi, the Discontented Wanderer; by

hensive of the loss of our Liberties p. 39

the way of Moscow. . . . . p. 95

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Letter

Letter

VII.' From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LVI. From Fum Hoam to Altangi, the Dis-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

contented Wanderer . . . . p. 177

demy in China . . . . . . p. 96

Lvii. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam.
vil. To the same . . . . . . . p. 97

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

1x..To the same . . . . . . . p. 98

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 178

x. To the same

. . p. 99

LVIII. To the same.

. P. 180

XI. To the same

. . . . . p. 100 Lix. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

XII. To the same

. . p. 101

the way of Moscow. . . . . p. 1821

XIII. To the same

p. 103 LX. From the same . . . . . . p. 183,

XIV. To the same

p. 105 Lxi. From Licn Chi Altangito Hingpo p. 185!

xv. To the same

p. 107

LXII. To the same . . . . . . . p. 187

XVI. To the same

p. 108 LXIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Haam.

XVII. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XVIII, To the same

. p. III

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 189

xix.. To the same

. p. 113

LXIV. To the same . . . . . . . p. 191

xx.. To the same ..

P. 115

Lxv. To the same . .

· P. 192

XXI., To the same ..

LXVI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

XXI. From the same . .

the way of Moscow . . . . . p. 193

XXII. To the same . . . . . . . P. 120

LXVII. To the same . . . . . . p. 195

XXIV. To the saine . . . . . . P. 121

LXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

Xxv. To the same . . .

p. 122

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

Xxvi. To the same

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 196

XXVII. To the same

1.XIX. To the same . . . . . . p. 198

XXVIII.. To the saine

p. 129 LXX. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

• XXIX. To the same

the way of Moscow. .. p. 200

xxx.. To the same . . . . . . . p. 132 LXXI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

XXXI. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XXXII. To the same . . . . . . . p. 130

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 202

XXXII. To the same . . . . . . p. 130

LXXII. To the same.

: . p. 204

XXXIV. To the same . . . . . . . p. 149

LXXIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

xxxv. From Hingpo, a Slave in Persia, to

the way of Moscow. . . . . p. 206

Altangi, a travelling Philosopher of LXXIV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,
China: by the way of Moscow. p. 142

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XXXVI. From the same . . . . . . p. 143

demy at Pekin in China ... P. 207

XXXVII. From the same . . . . . . p. 144

LXXV. To the same . . . . . . . p. 209

XXXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXVI. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

the way of Moscow. . . . . p. 211

demy at Pekin, in China. . . p. 146 LXXVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,
XXXIX. From Lien Chi Altangi to - Mer-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

chant in Amsterdam . . . . p. 148

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 212

XL. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXVIII. To the same . . . . . . . p. 213

First President of the Ceremonial Aca LXXIX. To the same . . . . . . . p. 215

demy at Pekin, in China. . . p. 150 LXXX. To the same . . . . . . . p. 216

XLI. To the sane . . . . . . . p. 151

1.XXXI. To the saine . . . . . . P. 217

XLII. From Fum Hoam to Lien Chi Altangi, LXXXII. To the same

. .p. 219

the Discontented Wanderer ; by the way LXXXII. From Licn Chi Allangi to Hingpo, by

of Moscow. . . . . . . .'p. 153

the way of Moscow . . . . . p. 221

XLIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXXIV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,
First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca.

demy at Pekin, in China . . . p. 154

demy at Pekin in China . . p. 222

XLIV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, a LXXXV. To the same . . . . . . . p. 224

Slave in Persia . . . . . . p. 156 LXXXVI. To the same. , . . . . . p. 226

XLV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXXVII. From Fum. Hoam to Lien Chi Al

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

tangi. . .

. p. 227

demy at Pekin, in China. . . p. 158 LXXXVIU. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam.

XLVI. To the same . .

. . p. 160

First President of the Ceremonial Aca.

XLVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, a

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 228

Slave in Persia . .. . . p. 162 | LXXXIX. To the same . . . . . . . p. 230

XLVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to - , Mer XC. To the same . . . . . . . p. 232 !

chant in Amsterdam . . . . p. 163 XCI. To the same . . . . . . . p. 234

XLIX. To the same . . . . . . . p. 165 XCII. To the same . . . . . . . p. 235

L. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam. XCII. To the same . . . . . . . P. 236

First President of the Ceremonial Aca xçıv. From Hingpo, in Moscow, to Lien Chi

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 107

Altangi, in London, . . p. 237

Li. To the same . . . . . . . P. 108

xcv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, at

LII. To the same . . . . . . . p. 170

Moscow . . . . . . . p. 238

LII. From the same . . . . . . p. 172

xcvi. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

LIV. From the same . . . . . . p. 174

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-
Lv. To the same . . . . . . . p. 175

demy at Pekin in China . . p. 239

un Lien Moscow into Fum Ho

Saturday: utiful Youthated

Essay

VIL To the same . . . . . . . p. 241

XVUI. Versification

XVI. Versincation.

.

. . . . . . . p. 339

VIL To the same . . . . . . . P. 242

XIX. Schools of Music. . . . . . p. 341

X To the same.

. p. 243

xx. Carolan, the Irish Bard. . . . p. 343

Frunn Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by XXI. On the Tenants of the Leasowes. p. 344

p. 245 XXI. Sentimental Coinedy. . . . . p. 3,40

a From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, XXIII. Scottish Marriages . . . . . p. 347

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

demy at Pekin in China . . . p. 246

GL "To the same . . . . . . . p. 247

al Froon Lien Chi Altangi to —, Mer-

THE BEE:

chant in Amsterdam . . . . p. 248

"A SELECT COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON THE MOST

OT. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

INTERESTING AND ENTERTAINING SUBJECTS.

Fint President of the Ceremonial Aca-

No.

demy at Pekin in China , . P. 249

1. Saturday, October 6, 1759. . . P. 353

3. To the same . . . . . . . p. 250

struck blind

vt 1o the ame . . . . .

On a beautiful Youth

. p. 252

11. To the same.

with Lightning. Imitated from the

11. To the ame, . . . . . .

p. 254

Spanish . . . . . . . . . P. 355

Remarks on our Theatres . . . p. 355

07 To the same . . . . . . .

To the same

258

The Story of Alcander and Septimius.

a! To the same.

259

Translated from a Byzantine Histo-

rian. . . . . .

X1 To the same.

. . . . p. 357

VA Letter from a Traveller . . . P. 359

* 1. To the same.

dr. To the same . . . . . . . p.

A short Account of the late Mr. Mau-

To the same . . . . . . . p. 266

pertuis . . . . . . . . . p. 360

11. Saturday, October 13, 1759. — *

. To the same. ..... . p. 268

On Dress

U To the same . . . . . . . p. 269

. . . . . p. 360

Some Particulars relative to Charles xii.

arik From Fum Hoam to Lien Chi Altangi,

the Discontented Wanderer, by the way

not commonly known . . . . P. 363

Incow. . . . . . p. 270

Happiness in a great measure dependent

on Constitution.

ax. Froun Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoamn,

. . . . . . P. 305

On our Theatres . . . . . . p. 367

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

111. Saturday, October 20, 1759.-

deny at Pekin in China . . . p. 272

On the Use of Language . . . p. 368

CXX To the same . . . . . . . p. 274

The History of Hypatia

- Xi To the samne . . . .

.

. p. 275

. . p. 370

On Justice and Generosity. . . p. 372

OUTIL To the same . . . . . . p. 276

Some Particulars relating to Father

CXXIL To the same . . . . . . . p. 278

Feyjoo . . . . . . . . . p. 374

IV, Saturday, October 27, 1759.-

Miscellaneous . . . . . . . p. 374

ESSAYS.

A Flemish Tradition . . . . . p. 376

The Sagacity of some Insects . p. 378

Preface,

The Characteristics of Greatness. p. 360

s Clubs : p. 284

A City Night Piece . . . . . p. 381

ne in Minia

v. Saturday, November 3, 1759.-

ture . . . . . . . . . . p. 288

Upon Political Frugality ... p. 382

EL Asem, an Eastern Tale; or a Vindication

A Reverie . . . . . . . . p. 387

of the Wisdom of Providence in the Moral 'A Word or two on the late Farce called

Government of the World. . . p. 289

“High Life below Stairs". . . p. 390

re. On the English Clergy and popular

Upon Unfortunate Merit. . . p. 391

Preachers

. . p. 293 vi. Saturday, November 10, 1759,-

". A Reverie at the Boar's Head Tavern,

On Education,

. P. 392

Eastcheap . ..

. . p. 295

On the Instability of Worldly Gran-

VI Adventures of a strolling Player , p. 302

deur . .

. p. 397

FIL. Rules enjoined to be observed at a Some Account of the Academies of

Pussian Assembly. . . . . p. 306

Italy . .

· · · · P. 399

. Burgraphical Menoir, supposed to be vul. Saturday, November 17, 1959. - *

written by the Ordinary of New-

Of Eloquence . . . . . . . P. 400

pale . . . . . . . . . . P. 307

Custoin and Laws compared . . p. 404

IX. National Concord. ...· · P. 308

Of the Pride and Luxury of the Middling

X. Female Warriors . . . . . . p. 309

Class of People ... · . 405

XI. Yarioaal Prejudices . . . . . p. 311

. . . P. 406

XL. (Taste .
. . . . . p. 313

The Sentiments of a Frenchman on the

XIIL Coltivation of Taste . ....p. 317

Temper of the English . . . . p. 407

XIV. 1Origin of Poetry.

. p. 321 VIII. Saturday, November 24, 1759.

xv. Poetry distinguished from other Writ-

On Deceit and Falsehood . . . p. 408

ing . . . . . . . . . . . p. 326

An Account of the Augustan Age of

XV. Metaphor ........P. 330

England ...

: ,: : . . p. 411

XVI. Hyperbole ....... . p. 338 |

or the Opera in England · · · P. 415

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INOUIRY INTO THE PRESENT

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.
STATE OF POLITE LEARNING.

Prologue. Written and spoken by the Poc
Chap.

Laberius, a Roman Knight whom Cæsa
Introduction ::. .::· P. 419 furced upon the Stage.- Preserved by N..
1. The Causes which contribute to the crobius . . . . . . . . . . p. 675

Decline of Learning . . . . . p. 419 | The Double Transformation. A Tale . . p. 6;
11. A View of the Obscure Ages . . P. 423 A New Simile. In the manner of Swift. p. 68

11. Of the present State of Polite Learning Description of an Author's Bedchamber. p. Cái

in Italy . . . . . . . . . p. 424 Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog. . . p. 681 i

iv. Of Polite Learning in Germany. p. 426 Stanzas on Woman . . . . . . . . p. 6:1

v. Of Polite Learning in Holland and The Gift. To Iris, in Bow-street, Covent-garden..

some other Countries of Europe . p. 427) Imitated from the French

• . p. 68

vi. Of Polite Learning in France. . p. 429 Epitaph. On Thomas Parnell. . p. 66:

VII. Of Learning in Great Britain ... p. 432 Epilogue to “The Sister." Spoken by Mr!

vu. Of rewarding Genius in En, land. p. 433 Bulkley

ix. Of the Marks of Literary Decay in Intended Epilogue to “She Stoops to Con

France and England . . . . . p. 437 quer" . .

. , ., . . . . . p. 6841

x. Of the Stage . . . . . . . p. 440 Another intended Epilogue to “She Stoops to

xi. On Universities . . . . . . p. 442 Conquer.” To be spoken by Mrs. Bulk

XII. The Conclusion . . . . . . p. 444

. . p. (IS

From the Oratorio of "The Captivity" : p. ex
BIOGRAPHIES.

Song, from the same . . . . . . . p. 6

The Clown's Reply . . . . . . . . p. 65: 1
The Life of Lord BOLINGBROKE. . . p. 447 Epitaph on Edward Purdon ..
THE LIFE OF DR. PARNELL . . . . . P. 473 An Elegy on that Glory of her Sex, Mrs. Mary
MEMOIRS OF M DE VOLTAIRE . . . . P. 467 Blaize . . . . . . . . . . . . p. 87
THE LIFE OF RICHARD NASH, ESQ. . . p. 513 Song: intended to have been sung by Miss Itart.

castle in the Comedy of “She Stoops to Con

POEMS.

quer"..

. p 09

Prologue to " Zobeide," a Tragedy. Spoken by

THE TRAVELLER: or, a Prospect of Society p. 571 Mr. Quick in the character of a Sailor. p. 668

THE DESERTED VILLAGE. . . . . . p. 580 Epilogue. Spoken by Mr. Lee Lewes, in the

THE HERMIT: a Ballad ,

- p. 589! character of Harlequin, at his Benefit . p. (bo

The HAUNCH OF VENISON. A Poetical Epistle The Logicians refuted. In imitation of Dean

to Lord Clare . . . . . . p. 592 Swift . . . .

RETALIATION: a Poein . . . . . . p. 594 Stanzas on the Taking of Quebec, and Death of

THE CAPTIVITY. An Oratorio . . . . p. 599 General Wolfe.

. p. 600

Epigram on a beautiful Youth struck blind by
DRAMAS,

Lightning . . . . . . . . . . P ut
A Madrigal. .

. . .p. On
The Good-NATURED MAN; a Comedy . p. 609 / Verses in reply to an Invitation to Dinner at
SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER; or, the Mistakes of Dr. Baker's...

a Night. A Comedy. ...... P 643 Threnodia Augustalis ....... p. buy

Mr. Quick in the di a Tragedy.' Spil

: a Ballad: :::::P. 50

INDEX OF FIRST LINES TO SMALLER POEMS.

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