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IDLER.

« Duplex libelli dos est, quod risum movet, * Et quod prudenti vitam consilio monet."

PHÆDRUS. Xágos forgoños.

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CONTENI S.

VOL. XXXIII.

6. 7.

10.

No.
I VLER's character .........

JOHNSON
Invitation to correspondents ....
Idler's reason for writing .......
Charities and hospitals . .......
Proposal for a female army ....
Lady's performance on horseback.
Scheme for news-writers ......

Plan of military discipline ........ 9. Progress of idleness ........ ... UNKNOWN

Political credulity ......... ... JOHNSON 11. Discourses on the weather ... 12. Marriages why advertised .... 13. The imaginary housewife ......... 14. Robbery of time ............. 15. Treacle's complaint of his wife ..... UNKNOWN 16. Druggets retirement ......

JOHNSON 17. Expedients of Idlers . ... ... 18. Drugget vindicated ....... 19. Whirler's character. ........ 20. Louisbourg's history ........ 21. Linger's history of listlessness . . 22. Imprisonment of debtors .... 23. Uncertainty of friendship .... 24. Man does not always think . . 25. New actors on the theatre ...

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26. Betty Broom's history .......... JOHNSON

27. Power of habits .............

28. Wedding day - Grocer's wife - Chair-

man .................

Betty Broom's history ..........

30. Corruption of news-writers .......

Disguises of idleness. Sober's character

32.

Sleep .....:::

Journal of a fellow of a college .... WARTON

34. Punch and conversation ......... JOHNSON

35. Auction hunter ............

36. The terrific diction .........

37. Iron and gold .........

38. Debtors in prison ........

39. The bracelet ..........

40. Art of advertising : .::.::...

On the death of a friend .....

42. Perdita's complaint of her father ... . UNKNOWN

43. Monitions on the flight of time .... . JOHNSON

Use of memory .........

45. Portraits defended ...........
46. Molly Quick's complaint of her mistress

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47. Deboru Ginger's account of city wits .

The bustles of idleness .......

Marvel's journey: ........

50. Murvel paralleled ........

51. Domestic greatness unattainable ...

Self-denial necessary .........

53. Mischiefs of good company .....

54. Mrs. Savecharge's complaint ...... UNKNOWN

55. Author's mortifications. ....... . JOHNSON

56. Virtuosos whimsical ...........

57. Character of Sophron the prudent .:..

58. Expectations of pleasure frustrated

59. Books fall into neglect.........

60. Minim the critic ........ ...

61. Minim the critic .........

62. Ranger's account of the vanity of riches

Progress of arts and language ....

Ranger's complaint concluded .....

65. Fate of posthumous works .......

66. Loss of ancient writings. ....... JOHNSON
67. Scholar's Journal . .......... LANGTON
68. History of translations ......... JOHNSON

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