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Original Dedications.

44. Conduct of certain Old Fellows in Gray's Inn

1. The Author's Address-Importance of Au.



thors-Plan of the Work.

Steele. 45. Miseries of Seduction-Cyrus and Panthea.

2. History of the Author-the Lizard Family 40. History of Madam Maintenon.

3. Remarks on Collins' Discourse on Free-think- 47. The same continued.

Steele or Berkeley. 48.


4. On Dedications the author to himself.

Pope. 49. Essay on Pleasures, Natural and Fantastical

5. Family of the Lizards--the Females.

Steele. Pleasures of Imagination.


16. The same-Sir Harry Lizard.

50. Visit to the Country-Offensive Barber-Ro-

7. Conversation on Marriage-Smith's Letters

mantic Pleasures.


to Sir Francis Walsingham.

51. On Sacred Poetry-David's Lamentation over

8. On Passion-Story of Licenciado Esquivel


and Aguire.

52. Colbert's Conversation with the French King

9. Character of Mr. Charwell-his Economies

on the Power of the Dutch.

Letter on Free-thinking.

53. Strictures on the Examiner's Liberties with

10. On Dress-Letter of Simon sleek on ihat

the Character of.


54. On Equality in Happiness and Misery.

11. On Reproof.

Gay 55. Importance of Christianity to Virtue. Berkeley

Letter on the Obsequium Catholicon, and

56. Reproof and Reproach, a Vision.

Cures by it.
Pope. 57. Of Courtship-Questions and Rules for.


12. On Criticism, and ihe Artifices of Censorious

58. Public Spirit-Letter from a Hackney Author


Steele. -from a Patriotic Drinker-from an Osten-

13. Account of the Younger Sons of the Lizards.

tatious Lady.

14. Account of two thoughtless young Men-

59. Letters on Cato.

Fashion of driving Carriages.

60. On the various Modes of reading Books.

15. Love Verses-Easy Writing.

61. On Cruelty to the Brute Creation--Fable of

16. On Poetry--Songs-Song Writing.



17. On Illicit Love-story of a French Knight 62. Visit to Westminster School - Utility of Pub.

18. Thoughts on the Prospect of Death—Psalm by

lic Seminaries.


Sir Philip Sidney.

63. Strictures on the Examiner-Extract from

19. On the Influence of Vice-Insensibility to

Lucas' Practical Christianity.


Virtuous Sentiment-Henry IV. of France, 64. Petition of the Artificers, of Esau Ringwood,
his Prayer before Battle.

Susannah How-d'ye-call, and Hugh Pounce

20. On Duelling.

--Letter on Cato.

21. Excellency and Superiority of the Scriptures. 65. Improper Conduct at Church--Poverty of the

22. On a Country Life-Pastoral Poetry.

Clergy hurtful to Religion.

23. On the same.

66. Common Fame, a Vision.


24. Jack Lizard's Return from ihe University- 67. Fate of Poets-Recommendation of Tom

On Pedantry-Conversation.



25. On Lord Verulam's History of Henry VII

. Budgell. 68. Letters on the wife proposed to sir Harry

26. All Women are Ladies-Letter recommending



a Wife to Sir Harry Lizard.

Steele. 69. On Fenelon's Demonstration of the Existence,

27. Grounds to expect a future State proved. Berkeley. Wisdom, and Omnipotence of God.

28. On Pastoral Poetry.

Steele. 70. Analogy between St. Paul's and the Christian

29. Essay on Laughter-several kinds of Laugh-

Church-Narrowness of Free-thinkers. Berkeley.

71. Observations on the Increase of Lions-Cha-

30. On Pastoral Poetry.

racter of a Lion.


31. Various Schemes of Happiness.

Budgell. 72. On the Oxford Terræ-filius--Abuse of his

32. The Subject of Pastoral Poetry treated in an




Steele. 73. On the Improper Interference of Parents in

33. On the Merits of the Tragedy of Cato-Pro.

the Disposal of their Children-Letters on

logue and Epilogue.


34. Conversation on Fine Gentlemen.

74. Extract from a Sermon of Bishop Beveridge.

35. The Pineat Gland discovered-Voyage through 75. Extracts from the Sermons of two Divines.


Berkeley. 76. Endeavour to reconcile the Landed and Tra.

36. Letter on Punning.

Birch. ding Interests.

37. On the Tragedy of Othello-Story of Don 77. On the Shortsightedness of Critics, Misers,


Hughes. and Free-thinkers.


-38. on Pretty Gentlemen-Letter from a Gentle 78. Receipt to make an Epic Poem.


mandice Man.

Steele. 79. On the Miseries of the Poor-Recommenda-

39. Observations on the Pineai Gland of a Free-

tion of their Case.



Berkeley. 80. Strictures on the Examiner.

40. On the Pastorals of Pope and Philips. Pope. 81. Soliloquy of an Athenian Libertine--Prayer

41. Censure of a Passage in the Examiner. Steele.

of one who had been a Libertine.

42. Gifts necessary to a Story-teller.

82. Death and Character of Peer the Comedian

43. Opinions on the Characters of Lucia and Mar- 83. On Happiness--obstructed by the Free-think-

cia in Cato.








84. Silly Habits of Coffee-house Orators-Twist- 130. Merit of the Speculative and Active Part of

ing off Buttons.

Steele. Mankind.


85. On Scandal-Letter from a sufferer by Ca. 131. On Habits of Sloth and Vice.


lumny-from Daniel Button.

132. Letters from a Young Man in Sickness-

86. Classical Descriptions-of the War Horse in

from the Husband of a Woman that is


never in the Wrong-from the Wife of one

87. General Taste for Intrigue-Immorality of

of the Dumb Club-on Naked Breasts.

Servants ; Character of a Master.

133. Duel between Sir Edward Sackville and Lord

88. Superiority of the Christian Tđeas of the Be.


ing and Attributes of a God. Berkeley. 134. The Lion, how treated by the Town-Com

89. Christian Ideas of a Future State.

plaint of a Wife's Dress.


00, Strictures on the Examiner-Letter to one 135. Best Way to bear Calumny.
of the Writers in the Guardian.

Steele. 136. Various Causes of Death-Country Bill of

91. Account of the Short Club.



92. The same, Characters of the Members.

137. Advantages of Illustrious Birth-how Con.

93. Thoughts on the Immortality of the Soul--

taminated-Pride of Mr. Ironside.

on the Pharisees and Sadducees.

Wotton. 138. On Regard for Posterity.

94, On Education.

Steele. 139. History of Lions-Story of Androcles.

95. Adventure of a Strolling Company-Letters 140. On Female Dress-Letter to Pope Clement

on Lions-Coffee-houses-a 'Virtuoso-on

on the Tucker.

the Terræ-filius.
141. On Wit-Life of the Author.


96. A Proposal for Honorary Rewards-Coins 142. Danger of Masquerades-Letter from a Deal-

and Medals.

Addison. er in Fig Leaves.

97. Letter from Simon Softly, complaining of a 143. Account of the Terrible Club.

Widow-Advice to him.

144. Variety of Humour among the English.

98. Notice of the Tatler and Spectator-Scheme 145. Letters from a Swaggerer-concerning a

of a Lion's Head at Button's.


99. Essay on National Justice-a Persian Story. 146. History of Lions-Story of Sir George Da-

100. On the Tucker-Naked Necks-Laws of Ly-


curgus-Position of Venus.

147. Folly of Extravagance in New-married Per.

101. Letters from France-Gayety of the French.

102. Variableness of the English Climate.

148. History of Santon Barsisa.

103. On the Fireworks-Serious Reflections on 149. Genius requisite to Excel in Dress.


the same.

150. On Paternal Affection-Story of a French

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



Manners of the French.

151. Letter from the Father of a young Rake.

105. Exhibition of the Charity Children-Propo. 152. Comparative Merit of the two Sexes, an
sals to extend our Charities.



106. Vision of Aurelia with a Window in her 153. Pride not made for Man.


154. Lucifer's Account of a Masquerade.

107. Letter from a Projector, offering himself as 155. Utility of Learning to the Female Sex.

a Nomenclator-Letter from Messrs. Dit. 156. History and Economy of Ants.

ton and Whiston.

157. The same, concluded.

108. Institution of the Tall Club."

158. Proper Employment of Time; a Vision.

109. Correspondence on the Tucker.

159. Story of Miss Betty, cured of her Vanity.

110. On the Language of Treaty-Improprieties 160. Conjectures of concealed Meanings under

the History of the Ants.

111. Improper Conduct of the British Youth- 161. Proper Sense and Notion of Honour.

Love of Knowledge-Solomon's Choice.

162. Humour of a Blunt Squire-Complaisance-

112. Art of Flying-Letter from Dædalus-Re-

Story of Schacabac.

marks on Modern Dadalists.

163. Letter from an Insulted Chaplain—Poem by

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

Sir Thomas More.

Tom Truelove's Courtship.

164. On Translations-Speech of Pluto from Clau-

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



Lions-on Petticoats.

165. Miseries of Folly and Vice at the Head of a

115. On Criticism-Strada's Prolusion.



116. Matters of Dress not to be introduced in the 166. On Charity-The Guardian in search of the

Pulpit-Letter on Naked Breasts.

Philosopher's Stone.

117. Happiness of living under the Protection of 167. Story of Helim and Abdallah.


168. Character of a Mistress of a Family from the

118. Information from a lioness-Offer of an Out.

Book of Proverbs-Translation from Ana.

riding Lion.

creon-Letter from Steele on the Exa.

119. Translation of Strada's Prolusion.



120. On Female Gamesters.

169. Contemplation of the Heavenly Bodies, Sea.

121. Account of the Silent Club.


sons, &c.

On Female Undressing.

Addison. 170. Extract from General Maxims of Trade.

122. Sequel of Strada's Prolusion.

171. Good done by the Author's Speculations-

123. On Seducers of Innocence-Letter to one

Letter from a short Writer-in Defence of

from a Mother.

Bare Necks.

124. Letters from a University Lion-on Horns- 172. On the Invention of Letters—Poem in Praise

Burlesque Lyric-Visit to the Lion.

of Writing.

125. Pleasures of Spring-Music of Birds. Tickell. 173. On laying out Gardens-Whimsical Form of

126. The Attractions of Friendship and Benevo-




Berkeley. 174. On the Manners of the Bath Visitors. Steele.

:27. The Court of Venus from Claudian. Eusden. 175. On Boyle's Lecture-Derham's Physico-The-

128. On the Demolition of Dunkirk.



129. On Anger Revenge, Duelling,

176. Three Letters intended for the Guardian. Hughes




SIR,—In the character of Guardian, it be- present fortune unenvied. For the public always hoves me to do honour to such as have deserved reap greater advantage from the example of well of society, and laid out worthy and manly successful merit, than the deserving man him. qualities, in the service of the public. No man self can possibly be possessed of; your country has more eminently distinguished himself this knows how eminently you excel in the several way, than Mr. Cadogan; with a contempt of parts of military skill, whether in assigning the pleasure, rest, and ease, when called up the du- encampment, accommodating the troops, leadties of your glorious profession, you have lived ing to the charge, or pursuing the enemy: the in a familiarity with dangers, and with a strict retreat being the only part of the profession eye upon the final purpose of the attempt, have which has not fallen within the experience of wholly disregarded what should befall yourself those, who learned their warfare under the duke in the prosecution of it; thus has life risen to of Marlborough. But the true and honest puryou, as fast as you resigned it, and every new pose of this epistle is to desire a place in your hour, for having so frankly lent the preceding friendship, without pretending to add any thing monients to the cause of justice and of liberty, to your reputation, who, by your own gallant has come home to you, improved with honour : actions, have acquired that your name through This happy distinction, which is so very peculiar all ages shall be read with honour, wherever

you, with the addition of industry, vigilance, mention shall be made of that illustrious cappatience of labour, thirst, and hunger, in com- tain. I am, sir, your most obedient, and most mon with the meanest soldier, has made your humble servant, THE GUARDIAN.




Sir,—The greatest honour of human life, is worthy acquaintance, with whom you live in to live well with men of merit; and I hope you the happy communication of generous senti will pardon me the vanity of publishing, by this ments, which contribute not only to your own means, my happiness in being able to name you mutual entertainment and improvement, but to among my friends. The conversation of a gen- the honour and service of your country. Zeal tleman, that has a refined taste of letters, and a for the public good is the characteristic of a man disposition in which those letters found nothing of honour, and a gentleman, and must take place to correct, but very much to exert, is a good of pleasures, profits, and all other private gratififortune too uncommon to be enjoyed in silence. cations. Whoever wants this motive is an open In others, the greatest business of learning is to enemy, or an inglorious neuter to mankind, in weed the soil ; in you, it had nothing else to do, proportion to the misapplied advantages with but to bring forth fruit

. Affability, complacency, which nature and fortune have blessed him. and generosity of heart, which are natural to But you have a soul animated with nobler views, you, wanted nothing from literature, but to re- and know that the distinction of wealth and fine and direct the application of them. After plenteous circumstances, is a lax upon an honest I have boasted I had some share in your fami. mind, to endeavour, as much as the occurrences liarity, I know not how to do you the justice of of life will give him leave, to guard the propercelebrating you for the choice of an elegant and ties of others, and be vigilant for the good of his


This generous inclination, no man possesses in a warmer degree than yourself; which, that

* Afterwards Earl of Bath.

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