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Philosophers, why longer lived than other men, No. 195.
Phocion, his behaviour at his death, No. 133. His notion of po-
pular applause, 188.
Physic, the substitute of exercise or temperance, No. 195.
Piety, an ornament to human nature, No. 201.
Plato, bis account of Socrates's behaviour the morning he was to
die, No. 183
Pleaders, few of them tolerable company, No. 197.
Pleasure, when our chief pursuit, disappoints itself, No. 151.
The deceitfulness of pleasure, ib. A marriage proposed be,
tween Pleasure and Pain, and concluded, :83.
Popular applause, the vanity of it, No. 188.
Poverty, the inconveniencies and mortifications usually attending
Pride, a man crazed with pride a mortifying sight, No. 201.
Procrastination, from whence proceeding, No. 151.
Procuress, her trade, No. 205.
Prodicus, the first inventor of fables, No. 183.
Punishments in schools disapproved, 157.
Readers divided by the Spectator into the mercurial and saturnine,
Salamanders, an order of ladies described, No. 198.
Satyrists best instruct us in the manners of their respe&ive times,
Schoolmasters, the ignorance and want of discernment in the ge-
nerality of them, No. 157, 168. Schoolmen, their ass-case,
191. How applied, ib.
Scipio, his judgment of Marius when a boy, No. 157.
Sentry, his account of a soldier's life, No. 152. His discourse
with a young wrangler in the law, No. 197.
Servants, the hard condition of many of them, No. 137.
Shakespear, wherein inimitable, No. 141.
Simonides, bis satire on women, No. 209.
Sloven, a character affected by some, and for what reason, No. 150.
The folly and antiquity of it, ib.
Sly, the haberdasher, his advertisement to young tradesmen in the
last year of apprenticeship, No. 187.
Snuff-box, the exercise of it, where taught, No. 138.
Socrates, his behaviour at his execution, No. 133. His speech to
his judges, 146. His notion of pleasure and pain, 183. The
effect of his temperance, 195. His instructions to his pupil
Alcibiades, in relation to prayer, 207.
Soldiers, when men of sense, of an agreeable conversation,
Spectator, goes to the assizes, No. 129. His adventure with a
crew of gipsies, 130. The „several opinions of him in the
country, 131. His return to London, and fellow-travellers
in the stage-coach, 132. His soliloquy upon the sudden and
unexpected death of a friend, 133, His artifices to engage
his different readers, No. 179.
Spy, the mischief of one in a family, No. 202.
State, (future) the refreshments a virtuous person enjoys in pro•
spect and contemplation of it, No. 186.
Story-tellers, their ridiculous punctuality, No. 183.
Strife, the spirit of it, No. 197.
Superiority to be founded only on merit and virtue, No. 202.
Superstition, an error arising from a mistaken devotion, No. 201.
Talents ought to be valued according as they are applied, No. 172.
Taste (corrupt) of the age, to what attributed, No. 140, 208.
Temperance, the best preservative of health, 195. What kind
of temperance the best, ib.
Temple, (Sir William) his rule for drinking, No. 195.
Tom Touchy, a quarrelsome fellow, No. 122.
Trade, trading and landed interest ever jarring, No. 174.
Valetudinarians not to be admitted into company but on condi.
tions, No. 143.
Volumes, the advantage an author receives of publishing his works
in volumes rather than in single pieces, No. 124.
Uranius, his great composure of soul, No. 143.
Whistling-match described, No. 179.
Wife, how much preferable to a mistress, No. 199.
Wimble, (Will) thinks the Spectator a fanatic, No. 126. And
fears he has killed a man, 131.
Wine, not proper to be drank by every one that can swallow,
Woman's-man described, No. 156. His necessary qualifications, ib.
Women, more gay in their nature than men, No. 128. Not
pleased with modesty in' men, 154. Their ambition, 156.
Deluding women, their practices exposed, 182.
Yawning, a Christmas gambol, No. 179.