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Bee, the best species of females formed from it, 434.
Beef-steak club, 30.
Behaviour, childish, in ladies, to be acquired by travel, 112. Equable,
a requisite in friendship, 168.
Bel Esprit, meaning of the French term, 328.
Believer, why excusable in endeavouring to convert an atheist, 394.
Bell, a pun on a sign-post, 71.
Bell savage, origin of the sign, 71.
Belvidera, her letter on female libertines, 422.
Benchers of the Inns of Court, characterized, 55.
Bienséance, meaning of the French term, in composition, 329.
Bigotry, a phantom in the hall of Public Credit, 16. In atheists and
infidels, 393. Birds, a cage full for the opera, 18. The principle which directs each
kind in the structure of their nests, 273. The male only supposed
to have voices, 305. Birth-day, an endless source of female conversation, 44. Biters, a race of wags so called, 119. Blank verse, why proper for tragedy, 92. Blenheim-house, device there of a lion tearing to pieces a cock, 144. Bloodshed, exhibition of, on the English stage, censured, 106. Bodily labour of two kinds, 262. Boileau, his preference of Virgil to Tasso, 20. His remarks on wit,
158. A fault observable in his satires on the female sex, 434. Book, a well-written one, compared to Moses's serpent, 33. Book-pedants, the most insupportable of all pedants, 243. Books, recommended from various quarters to the perusal of ladies,
215. The legacies of a great genius to mankind, 349. Boon, Lady Mary, anagram on her by her lover, 147. Bouhours, his remarks on wit, 158. Bouts Rimés, a favourite poetical amusement of the French, 148. Bowling-green, party-humour exhibited on one, 300. Boyle, his remark on the degree of sight given to the mole, 279. Boys and frogs, a fable, its application, 61. Bucephalus, to be represented in an opera by a dromedary, 78. Buckley's, Mr. in Little Britain, the address of the Spectator, 7. Buffon, his system of natural history animadverted on, 280, note. Buffoonery, the offspring of false humour, 86. Bully Dawson, kicked by Sir Roger de Coverley, 8. Bullock and Norris, differently habited, prove great helps to a silly
play, 108. But, licentiously used for than, 324, note. Butler, more admired for his strange rhymes than for his wit, 149. Butts, in conversation, 120. Brandy, quantity drank by the everlasting club, 181. Bridewell Hospital, how to be encouraged, 25. Bridge of human life, 324. Flights of birds hovering over it, 325. Britons, formerly accessary to their own disgrace, 346. British Common, the sea so called by Sir Andrew Freeport, 10.
Brittle, Barnaby, his letter, comparing his wife to a mare, 438.
Brown, Sir Thomas, his opinion of a proverb of Solomon, 373.
Brutes, guided by instinct, 274.
C. speculations so marked, ascribed to the clergyman, 453.
Cæsar, his reverse an elephant, and why, 143. His character con-
trasted with that of Cato, 354.
Cairo, for what purpose visited by the Spectator, 5. Oriental manu-
scripts picked up there by the Spectator, 322.
Caligula, his inhuman wish, 48.
Calumny, the offspring of party-spirit, 294, 295.
Camilla, her character, by Virgil, 46. Her message to Turnus, and
heroic death, 178.
Candle-snufter, at the opera, plays the part of the lion, 40.
Caprice, her station in the Temple of Dulness, 161. Often acts in the
place of reason, 402.
Caracci, Hannibal, vision of his pictures, 198.
Cardan, cited, on the providential formation of the mole, 278.
Cassani, Signor, a Christian conjuror, 19. Extract from the preface
to his opera, ib.
Castilian, story of one, shewing the danger of female levity, 411.
Cat, a supposed familiar with witches, 267. Furnished the materials
for a species of women, 433.
Cat and fiddle, a conceit, on a sign-post, 70.
Catalogue of a lady's library, 88.
Catiline, remark of the historian on his fall, 95. His avarice and
Cato, his character more awful than amiable, 354.
Catullus, how treated by Julius Cæsar on having lampooned him, 59.
Censor of small wares, an office to be created under the Spectator, 47.
Censure, a tax paid to the public for being eminent, 234.
Ceremonies, in the Roman Catholic religion, superstitious, 416.
Chamont, his advice to his sister, in the Orphan, 411.
Chaplain of Sir Roger de Coverley, described, 246.
Charity, how to be exercised by all men, 372. Pathetically recom-
mended by our Saviour, 373. Finely described in a passage from
Charles I. a famous picture of him, 140.
Charles II. a society of duellists formed in his reign, 29.
Charles the Great, discovers the amour of his daughter Imma with
Eginhart, and marries them, 382.
Chastity, the great point of honour among women, 230.
Chaucer, bis description of the behaviour of a female idol, 185.
Cheerfulness of temper, how promoted, 219.
Cheshire cheese, the prize at a yawning match, 378.
Chevy chase, a critique upon it, 174. Subject properly chosen and
treated, 176. Parallel of several passages with others in the grid,
156. Abounds in beautiful description, 188, 189. Catalogue of
the slain, ib.
Child's, frequented by the Spectator, 5.
Childermas-day, reckoned unlucky, 21.
Children, their minds injured by ghost stories, 37. Introduced in
tragedies to excite pity, 105. Exchanged, in the story of Eudoxus
and Leontine, 287. Their obedience to parents the basis of all
governments, 400. Importance of seasoning their passions with
Children in the Wood, a critique on that ballad, 200.
Chinese, the punishment they inflict for parricide, 401.
Chivalry, books of, their whole story runs on chastity and courage,
Choice of Hercules, a very ancient fable, 384.
Christian names, a badge of distinction, and occasion of a club, 29.
Christian religion, clearly proved from divine revelation, 396.
Christianity, its great art and secret, 439.
Chronogram, on a medal of Gustavus Adolphus, 147.
Church of England, less tinctured with enthusiasm than other sects,
Church-yard, in the country, the theatre of parish-politics, 259.
Cicer, a vetch, the origin of the name of Cicero, 143.
Cicero, bis rebus on his name, 143. A punster, 150. His remark
on friendship, 166. Character of his sketch of natural history, 280.
Belonging to the second class of great geniuses, 330.
Clarinda, a fashionable idol, 155.
Classic authors, in wood, 89.
Cleanthe, the unfortunate, of Paris, account of her, 43.
Clench of Barnet, a proposal for him to ring the bells of Delphos in an
Clergy, divided into generals, field officers, and subalterns, 51.
Clergyman, of the Spectator's club, account of him, 13. Approves
and defends the Spectator's papers, 83. His essay on infidelity
and atheism, 394.
Cliff, Nath. his advertisement for a lucky number in the lottery, 403.
His motives explained, ib.
CLIO, letters of that word distinguishing Mr. Addison's papers in the
Spectator, 13, note.
Club, the plan of the Spectator formed on the notion of one, 3,
Club, the Spectator's, its times of meeting, 7. Account of its mem-
bers, 8. Their various opinions on the Spectator's papers,
80. The debate concluded by the sound arguments of the clergy-
Clubs-Of fat men, 28.-Of lean men, ib.-Of kings-Georges-Street
clubs-Hum-drums-Duellists, 29.-Kit-kat_Beef-steak and Oc-
tober-Of artizans and mechanics, 30.-Rules of the twopenny club,
31.--The everlasting, 179.
Cock, an emblem of the French nation, 144.
Cockle-shell merchants, 56.
Coiffure now in fashion, approved, 228.
Coleshill matches, for horse-races, ass-races, and grinning, 366.
Comedy, how aided by stage-tricks, 108.
Commerce, its blessings enumerated, 171.
Committee, of the Spectator's club, appointed to sit every night, 7.
Commodus, spoiled by his mother, became a foolish and abandoned
Communion of men and spirits in Paradise, described by Milton, 38,
Compassion, the exercise of it would tend to lessen the evils of life,
Composers of English music, how far they ought to imitate the Italian,
Condé, the prince of, his face compared to that of an eagle, 204.
Confession of Constantia to Theodosius, 341.
Congreve, alludes to the doctrine of transmigration in one of his pro-
Congruity of ideas the origin of wit, 155. Instanced in similitudes,
Conjectures, respecting the signatures to the Spectator, 453.
Connecte, Thomas, a famous monk, preached against head-dresses,
Conquest of Mexico, a play, for Mr. Powell's benefit, 100.
Constantia and Theodosius, their story, 338.
Contentment, the utmost good we can hope for in this world, 334.
Contract of marriage among birds, its duration, 305.
Controversies, between parents and children, considered, 400.
Conventicler, female, a letter respecting one, 116.
Conversation, straitened in numerous assemblies, 165. Like the
Romish religion, reformed, 269. Become vulgar by false refine-
Coquettes, disguised as quakers at a masquerade, 26. A satire on
them, 238. Character of an old one, 307.
Coquetilla, her antipathy to books of devotion and housewifery,
Cornaro, Lewis, his treatise on temperance recommended, 409.
Corneille, his style in tragedy, 93. His artifice in a tragedy, to avoid
public bloodshed, 106.
Cornish lawyer, his letter on country fashions, 309.
Corporation, a certain one, divided into factions by the Fat and Lean
Clubs, 28. How reconciled, 29.
Correggio, vision of his pictures, 198.
Counter-apotheosis, marriage so termed, 185.
Country, slow progress of fashion in, 309.
Country-clergyman, his letter on theatrical psalm-singing, 424.
Country-gentleman, acts the lion in the opera, 41.
Country-gentleman and his wife, neighbours to Sir Roger, their differ.
ent tempers described, 307.
Countryman, entreats of Jupiter the management of his weather, 65.
Country-life, why conducive to health, 262.
Country-Sunday, the use of it, 259.
Courage, the great point of honour among men, 230. Recommends
a man to the female sex more than any other quality, 231. One of
the chief topics in books of chivalry, ib. False courage, 232.
Courtships, immoderately long, censured, 206.
t Coverley, Sir Roger, account of him, 8. Warns the Spectator not to
meddle with country-squires, 82. Satisfied by the arguments of the
clergyman, 83. Introduces the Spectator to his friend Leonora,
88. His character, as drawn by Addison, equal to that of Falstaff
in Shakespear, 244, note. His family described, 245. Is something
of a humourist, 246. His chaplain, ib. Forced to have every room
in his house exorcised, 253. "A good churchman ; improves the
discipline of his parishioners, 259. Will suffer none of the congre-
gation to sleep but bimself, 260. His encouragement to boys on a
catechising-day, 261. Finds a remedy for disappointed love in fox-
hunting, 264. Puzzled concerning a reputed witch, 268. At peace
with himself, and beloved by all about him, 281. His behaviour
at the assizes, 283. His portrait on a sign changed to the Saracen's
head, 284. His embarrassment on finding his way to St. Anne's
Lane when a school-boy, 293. Why a stronger Tory in the
country than in town, 299. Delights to read Dyer's Letter, 300.
His fortune told and pocket picked by the gipsies, 312, 313. His
care in preserving his game, 315.
Cow, grazing, easily construed into a goblin, 253.
Cowley, defined wit by negatives, 85. His writings abounding in
mixt wit, 156. His remark on a certain age in life, 286. His lines
on the destruction of the universe, 349.
Coxcombs, generally women's favourites, 306.
Crambo, a game played in the temple of Dulness, 163.
Creator, the standard of perfection and of happiness, 258.
Creation, a transcript of the ideas of its Creator, 349.
Credit, public, allegory concerning, 14.
Crocodile, its eggs destroyed by the ichneumon, 298.
Cruelty, to animals, practised by retainers to physic, 56. Paternal,
exhibited in a letter, 398.
Cuckoldom, rules of a society tending to its advancement, 26.
Cunning men, liable to jealousy, 358.
Dalton's Country Justice recommended to the ladies, 215.
Dampier, his account of a mode of distinguishing wholesome from
noxious fruits, 277.
Days of abstinence recommended, 408.
Death, the time and manner of it unknown, 24. The fear of, often
proves mortal, 64.
Death-bed, shews the emptiness of titles, 448.
Defamation, its evils enumerated, 58.
formity, sometimes amiable, 204.