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Sable, of the antiquity of fables, No. 183. Fable of Pleasure and
Falsehood in man, a recommendation to the fair sex, No. 156.
Fashion, men of fashion, who, No. 151. A society proposed to
be erected for the inspection of fashions, 175.
Faustina, the Empress, her notions of a pretty gentleman, 128.
Feasts, the gluttony of our modern feasts, No. 195.
Foible, (Sir Jeoffery) a kind keeper, No. 190.
Freeport, (Sir Andrew) his moderation in point of politics,
No. 126. His defence of merchants, 174,
Giving and forgiving two different things, No. 189.
Glory, the love of it, No. 139. In what the perfection of it
consists, ib. How to be preserved, 172.
Genius, what properly a great one, No. 160.
Geography of a jest settled, No. 138.
Gigglers in church reproved, No. 158.
Gipsies, an adventure between Sir Roger, the Spectator, and some
gipsies, No. 130.
Good-nature, a moral virtue, No. 177. An endless source of
pleasure, 196. Good-nature, more agreeable in conversation
than wit, No. 169. The necessity of it, ib. Good-nature
born with us, ib.
Greeks, a custom practised by them, No. 189.
Grinning, a grinning prize, No. 137.
Habits, different, arising from different professions, No. 197.
Handsome people generally fantastical, No. 144. The Spec-
tator's list of some handsome ladies, ib.
Hardness of heart in parents towards their children most inex-
cusable, No. 181.
Hate, why a man ought not to hate even his enemies, No. 125.
Heathen Philosopher, No. 159.
Heirs and elder brothers frequently spoiled in their education,
Hen-pecked, the hen-pecked husband described, No. 179.
Herod and Mariamne, their story from Josephua, No. 171.
Historian in conversation, who, No. 136.
Honeycomb, (Will) his letter to the Spectator, No. 131. His
notion of a man of wit, No, 151. His boasts, ib. His ar-
Husbands, an ill custom among them, No. 178.
Ichneumon, a great destroyer of the crocodile's eggs, No. 126.
Jealousy described, No. 170. How to be allayed, 171. An ex-
quisite torinent, 178.
Jezebels, who so called, No. 175.
Ill-nature, an imitator of zeal, No. 185.
Jilts describud, No. 187.
Imma, the daughter of Charles the Great, her story, No. 181.
Impertinents, several sorts of them described, No. 148 and 168.
Indigo, the merchant, a man of prodigious intelligence, No. 136.
Indisposition, a man under any, whether real or imaginary, ought
not to be admitted into company, No. 143.
Infidelity, another term for ignorance, No. 186.
Interest, often a promoter of persecution, No. 185.
Irresolution, from whence arising, No. 151.
Jupiter Ammon, an answer of his oracle to the Athenians, No. 207.
Kennet, (Dr.) his account of the country wakes, No. 161.
Kitty, a famous town-girl, No. 187.
Lacedemonians, their delicacies in their sense of glory, No. 188.
A form of prayer used by them, 207.
Lancashire Witches, a comedy censured, No. 141.
Language, the English, much adulterated during the war, No. 165.
Leortinc and Eudoxus, their great friendship and advantages,
Letters to the Spectator; from complaining of the new
petticoat, No. 127; from a lawyer on the circuit, with an
account of the progress of the fashions in the country, 129 ;
from Will Honeycomb, 131; from George Trusty, thanking
the Spectator for the great benefit he has received from his
works, 134; from William Wiseacre, who desires his
daughter may learn the exercise of the fan, ib. from a pro-
fessed liar, 136; from Ralph Valet, the faithful servant of
a perverse máster, 137; from Patience Giddy, the next
thing to a lady's woman, ib. from Lydia Novell, complain-
ing of her lover's conduct, 140; from R. D. concerning the
corrupt taste of the age, and the reasons of it, ib. from
Betty Saunter, about a wager, ib. from Parthenope, who is
angry with the Spectator for meddling with the ladies' pet-
ticoats, ib. from upon drinking, ib. from Rachael
Basto, concerning female gamesters, ib. from Parthenia, ib.
from containing a reflection on a comedy called The
Lancashire Witches, 141; from Andromache, complaining
of the false notion of gallantry in love, with some letters
from her husband to her, 142; from concerning wa-
gerers, 145; from
complaining of impertinents in
coffee-houses, ib. from complaining of an old ba-
chelor, ib. from
concerning the skirts in men's
coats, ib. from
on the reading the Common Prayer,
147; from the Spectator to a dancing out-law, 148; from
the same to a dumb visitant, ib. to the Spectator, from Sil.
via, a widow, desiring his advice in the choice of a husband,
149; the Speciator's answer, ib. to the Spectator, from Si-
mon Honeycomb, giving an account of his modesty, impu-
dence, and marriage, 154; from an Idol that keeps a coffee-
house, 155; from a beautiful milliner, complaining of her
customers, ib. from
- with a reproof to the Spectator,
concerning the ladies visitants, ib. from
complaining of the behaviour of persons in church,
ib. from a woman's man, ib. from
with a description
of a country wake, 161; from Leonora, who had just lost
her lover, 163; from a young officer to his father, 165; to
the Spectator, from a castle-builder, 167; from
concerning the tyranny of school-masters, 168 ; from T.S.
a school-boy at Richmond, ib, from concerning im-
pertinence, ib. from Isaac Hedgeditch, a poacher, ib, from
-with a complaint against a Jezebel, 175; from
who had been nonplussed by a Butt, ib. from Jack Modish,
of Exeter, about fashions, ib. from Nathaniel Henroost, a
hen-peck'd husband, 176; from Celinda, about jealousy,
178; from Martha Housewife, to her husband, ib. to the
with an account of a whistling
match at the Bath, 179; from Philarithmus, displaying the
vanity of Lewis the XIVth's conquests, 1
from - who
had married herself without her father's consent, 181; from
Alice Threadneedle, against wenching, 112; from
in the round-house, ib. from concerning Nicholas
Hart, the annual sleeper, 184; from Charles Yellow, a.
gainst jilts, 187; from a gentleman to a lady, to whom he
had formerly been a lover, and by whom he had been highly
commended, 188; from a father 10 his son, 189; to the
Spectator, from Rebecca Nettletop, a town-lady, 100; from
Eve Afterday, who desires to be kept by the Spectator, ib.
from a bawdy-house inhabitant, complaining of some of their
visitors, ib. from George Gosling, about a ticket in the lot-
tery, 191; a letter of consolation to a young gentleman who
has lately lost his father, ib. to the Spectator, from a hus-
band complaining of an heedless wife, 194; from
complaining of a fantastical friend, ib. from J. B. with ad-
vice to the Spectator, 196; from Biddy Loveless, who is
enamoured with two young gentlemen at once, ib. from
Starira to the Spectator, with one to Oroondates, 199; from
Susan Civil, a servant to another lady, desiring the Spec-
tator's remarks upon voluntary counseilors, 202; from Tho-
mas Smoky, servant to a passionate master, ih. from a bas-
tard, complaining of his condition as such, 203; from Be-
linda to the Sothades, 204; from J. D. to his coquette mi:-
tress, ib. from a lady to a gentleman, confessing her love,
904; from angry Phillis to her lover, ib. from a lady to her
husband, an officer in Spain, ib. to the Spectator from Belinda,
complaining of a female seducer, 205; from a country cler-
gyman, against an affected singing of the psalms in church,
ib. from Robin Goodfellow, containing the correction of an
erratum in Sir William Temple's rule for drinking, ib. from
Mary Meanwell, about visiting, 208; from a shopkeeper,
with thanks to the Spectator, ib. from a lover, with an hue-
and-cry after his mistress's heart, ib.
Lewis of France, compared with the Czar of Muscovy, No. 139.
Levees of great men animadverted upon, No. 193.
Life, not real but when chearful, No. 143. In what manner to
be regulated, ib. A survey of it in a vision, 159.
Lottery, some discourse on it, No. 191.
Love, the gallantry of it on a very ill foot, No. 142. Love has
nothing to do with state, 149. The transport of a virtuous,
Luxury, the luxury of our modern meals, No. 195,4
Macbeth, the incantations in that play vindicated, No. 141.
Males among the birds have only voices, No. 128.
Man, variable in his temper, No. 162. The mercenary practice
of men in their choice of wives, 196.
Maple, (Will) an impudent libertine, No. 209.
Marlborough, (John Duke of) took the French lines without
bloodshed, No. 139.
Marriage-life always a vexatious or happy condition, No. 149.
Master, a complaint against some ill masters, No. 137.
Merab, her character, No. 144.
Merchants, of great benefit to the public, No. 174.
Mirth in a man ought always to be accidental, 196.
Mirza, the visions of, No. 159.
Mode, a standing mode of dress recommended, No. 129.
Modesty in men no ways acceptable to ladies, No. 154. Modesty
and self-denial frequently attended with unexpected blessings,
206. Modesty the contrary of ambition, ib.
Nicholas Hart, the annual sleeper, No. 184.
Nutmeg of Delight, one of the Persian Emperor's titles, No. 160.
Obedience of children to their parents the basis of all government,
Omniamante, her character, No. 144.
Opportunities to be carefully avoided by the fair sex, No. 198.
Pamphilo, a goud master, No. 137.
Parents naturally fond of their own children, No. 192.
Parties, an instance of the malice of parties. No. 125, The dio-
mal effects of a furious party-spirit, ib. It corrupts both our
morals and judgment, ib. and reigns more in the country
than town, 126. Party scribblers reproved, 125.
People the only riches of a country, No. 200.
Petticoat, a complaint against the hoop-petticoat, No. 127. Se-
veral conjectures upon it, ib. Compared to an Egyptian tem-