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38. Proposals for a truce between the Ladies of either Party, 187

39. Character of the late Lord Somers published on the Day

. of his Interment, . . . . . . . 191

40. The usual Treatment of such Men as make themselves

Authors, . . . . . : : . 196

41. Advantages to the Spanish Trade obtain'd by his pres-

ent Majesty, . . . . . . . . 202

42. Advantagos to our Commerce in the Netherlands ob-

tained by his present Majesty, . . . .

43. The Inconsistence of a Popish Prince and Protestant

Subjects, . . . . . . . . 212

44. Tory Fox-hunter's Account of the Maskerade on the

Birth of the Arch-Duke, . . . . . 216

45. The Use and Advantage of Wit and Humour under

proper Regulations, . . . . . . . 220

46. His Majesty's Birth-day, . . . . . . 224

47. Conversion of the Tory Fox-hunter, . . . . 228

48. Of Ministers of State, especially in Great Britain, . 232

49. Thanksgiving Day for suppressing the late Rebellion, 237

50. The Folly and Mischief of Mobs and Riots, . ..

51. Cautions to be observed in the reading of ancient Greek

and Roman Historians, . . . . . . 245

52. Of State Jealousy, . . . . . . . 250

53. Britons, Free-thinkers in Politicks, . . . . 254

54. Preference of the Whig-scheme to that of the Tories, 258

55. Conclusion, . . . . . . . . . . . 262

Swift's NOTES ON THE FREE-HOLDER,' , . . . . . 268

THE PLEBEIAN, BY SIR RICHARD STEELE, WITH THE OLD WHIG, BY MR.

ADDISON :

Introductory Remarks, ..

The Plebeian, No. I. . . . . . . . . 279

The Old Whig, No. I. . . . . . . . 278

The Plebeian, No. II . . . . . . . . 313

The Plebeian, No. III. . . . . . . . 324

The Old Whig, No. II. . . . . . . . . . 327

The Plebeian, No. IV. . . . . . . . 343

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THE TATLER:

Introductory Reniarks, . . . . . . . . 354

18. On Signs: (probably), · · · · · 357

20. Dramatic News and Criticism, . . . . . 359

24. Character of a very Pretty Fellow-A Toast, . .

42. Inventory of the Play-house, . . . . 367

75. Miss Jenny's Marriage-Choice of Matches in the Bick-

erstaff Family, . . . . . . . 370

81. Vision of the Table of Fame, . . . . . 376

86. Scene of Country Etiquette, . . . . . 385

88. A Dancing-master practising by Book, . . . 389

90. Unity of Sentiment in treating the Passion of Love-

Its allegorical History, . . . . . . 391

93. Letter from Switzerland-Remarks on Travelling-

Fools not to be exported—The Author's Precautions

against Assaults, . . . . . . . 394

97. Hercules courted by Pleasure and Virtue, an Allegory, 397

100. Goddess of Justice distributing Rewards . . 401

101. Danger of Authors from Pirates, . . . . 407

102. Continuance of the Vision of the Goddess of Justice, 412

103. Applications for Permission to use Canes, &c., . . 417

108. Degradation of the Stage-Dignity of Human Nature

-Errors of the French Writers, . . . . 424

110. Court of Judicature of the Dead in Reason, . . 429

111. On the Prevalence of Irreligious Principles, .

114. Death-bed Scene, . . . . . . . . 439

116. Court of Judicature on the Petticoat, . . . 443

117. On the Pleasure derived from the Deliverance of the

Good from Danger—The Author's Dream, . . 448

119. Discoveries of the Microscope-A Dream, . . 453

120. Vision of the Three Roads of Human Life-Dogget's

· Benefit. . . . . . . . . . 457

121. Consultation on the Sickness of a Lady's Lap-Dog-

Fondness for Animals, . . . . . . 464

122. The Author's Appearance at Dogget's Benefit-Virtuous

feelings of an Athenian Audience, . . . . 469

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123. Continuation of the Vision of the Three Roads of Life, 473

131. Trial of the Wine-brewers, . . . . 479

133. On Silence-Instances of its Significancy, . . . 484

146. Various Cases of Complainers-Dream of Jupiter and

the Destinies, . . . . . . 487

147. Juno's method to regain Jupiter's Affection, . . . 492

148. On the Diet of the Metropolis-Pernicious Dishes-

False Delicacies, . . . . . . . 496

152 Homer's Description of a future State, . . . . 500

153. Characters in Conversation described as Instruments of

Music, . . . . . . . . . 507

154. Virgil's Allegory and Ideas of a future State, . . 512

155. Character of the Upholsterer-A great Politician, . 618

156. Visit of Telemachus to the other world, . . . 523

158. Pedantry of Tom Folio, the Book-broker, . . 528

160. A Visit and Letter from the Upholsterer, . . . 532

· 161. Dream of the Region of Liberty, . . . . 535

162 Duty of a Censor-How performed by the Author-

Subscriptions for the Tatler, . . . . . 510

163. Critical reading of Ned Softly's Poetry, . . . 514

165. On the Impertinence of Criticism-Character of Sir

Timothy Tittle, . . . . . . . 548

192 Characters in a Stage-coach-Anecdote of two Ladies

and their Husbands, Passengers in a Packet-boat, 552

216. Taste of the Virtuosi—Legacy of a Virtuoso--Death of

Mr. Partridge, . . . . . . . 556

218. On the Names given by Gardeners to Flowers-A Visit

to a Garden, . . . . . . . . 560

220. Account of the Church Thermometer, . . . 565

224. On Advertisements-Quackeries—Washes, &c., . . 569

226. Life of Margery, alias John Young, commonly called

Dr. Young, . . . . . . . . 573

229. Remarks on the Author's Enemies-Table of the Owls,

Bats, and the Sun, . . . . . . . 577

239. Remarks on the Author's Enemies—The Examiner,

240. The Science of Physic—Quacks of the Time, . . 585

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243. Adventures of the Author when invisible, . . . 589

249. Adventures of a Shilling, . . . . . . 593

250. Institution of a Court of Honour, . . . . 598

253. Journal of the Court of Honour, . . . . 601

254. Sir John Mandeville's account of the Freezing and

Thawing of several speeches, . . . . . 605

255. Letter from a Chaplain—Thoughts on the Treatment of

Chaplains, . . . . . . . . 610

256. Proceedings of the Court of Honour, . . . . 614

257. Wax-work representation of the Religions of Great

Britain, . . . . . . . . 619

259. Journal of the Court of Honour, . . . . . 625

260. Essay on Noses-Skill of Taliacotius,

262. Journal of the Court of Honour, . . . . . 634

265. Journal of the Court of Honour, . . . . 638

267. On appointed Seasons for Devotion-Lord Bacon's .

Prayer, . . . . . . . . 642

THE GUARDIAN:

Introductory Remarks, . . . . . . . 648

67. Fate of Poets—Recommendation of Tom D'Urfey, 649

71. Observations on the Increase of Lions--Character of a

Lion, . . . . . . . . 653

96. A Proposal for Honorary Rewards—Coins and Medals, 657

97. Letter from Simon Softly, complaining of a Widow-

Advice to him, . . . . . . . . 661

98. Notice of the Tatler and Spectator-Scheme of a Lion's

Head at Button's, . . . . . . . 665

99. Essay on National Justice--a Persian Story, .

100. On the Tucker-Naked Necks-Laws of Lycurgus-Po-

sition of Venus, . . . . . . . 673

101. Letters from France-Gayety of the French, . . 677

102. Variableness of the English Climate, . . . 681

103. On the Fireworks--Serious Reflections on the same, . 684

104. Story of a French Gentleman-Letter on the manners of

the French. . . . . . . . . 688

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105. Exhibition of the Charity Children-Proposals to extend

our Charities, . . . . . . . . 691

106. Vision of Aurelia with a Window in her Breast, . 695

107. Letter from a Projector, offering himself as a Nomencla-

tor-Letter from Messrs. Ditton and Whiston, 698

108. Institution of the Tall Club, . . . . . 703

109. Correspondence on the Tucker, . . . . . 706

*110. On the Language of Treaty-Improprieties instanced, 709

111. Improper conduct of the British Youth-Love of know-

. ledge-Solomon's Choice, . . . . . 714

112. Art of flying—Letter from Dædalus—Remarks on Mod-

ern Dædalists, . . . . . . . . 718

113. Letter from a Citizen in his Honey-moon-Tom True-

love's Courtship, . . . . . . 721

114. Erection of the Lion's Head-Remarks on Lions—on

Petticoats, .

. . . . . 724

115. On Criticism—Strada's Prolusion, . . . 727

116. Matters of dress not to be introduced in the Pulpit,

Letter on Naked Breasts, . . . . . 731

117. Happiness of living under the Protection of Omnipo-

tence, . . . . . . . . . 733

118. Information from a Lioness-Offer of an Out-riding

Lion, . . . . . . . . . 737

119. Translation of Strada's Prolusion, . .

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740

120.' On Female Gamesters, . . . . . . . 744

121. On Female Undressing, . . . . . 748

122. Sequel on Strada's Prolusion, . . . . . 752

123. On Seducers of Innocence-Letter to one from a Mother, 756

124. Letters from a University Lion-on Horns—Burlesque

Lyric-Visit to the Lion. . . . . . 760

134. The Lion-how treated by the Town-Complaint of a

Wife's Dress, . . . . . . . . 764

135. Best Way to bear Calumny, . . . . . 768

136. Various Causes of Death, Country Bill of Mortality, .772

157. Advantages of Illustrious Birth-how Contaminated-

Pride of Mr. Ironside, . . . . . ..

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