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Iliad, the reading of it like travelling through a country uhin-
habited, 416.

Ill-nature, an imitator of zeal, 185.

Imagination, its pleasures in some respects equal to those of
the understanding, in some preferable, 411
Their extent,
ib. The advantages of them, ib. What is meant by them,
ib. Two kinds of them, ib. Awaken the faculties of the
mind, without fatiguing or perplexing it, ib. More con-
ducive to health than those of the understanding, ib.
Raised by other senses as well as the sight, 412. The cause
of them not to be assigned, 413. Works of art not so per-
fect as those of nature to entertain the imagination, 414.
The secondary pleasures of the fancy, 416. The power of
it, ib. Whence its secondary pleasures proceed, ib. Of a
wider and more universal nature than those it has when
joined with sight, 418. How poetry contributes to its plea-
sures, 419. How historians, philosophers, and other wri
ters, 420, 421. The delight it takes in enlarging itself by
degrees, as in the survey of the earth, and the universe, ib.
And when it works from great things to little, ib. Where it
falls short of the understanding, ib. How affected by simi-
litudes, 421. As liable to pain as pleasure. How much of
either it is capable of, ib. The power of the Almighty over
it, ib.

Imaginary beings in poetry, 419.
Imagining, the art of it in general, 421.

Imma, the daughter of Charles the Great, her story, 181.
Immortality of the soul, the benefits arising from a contem-
plation of it, 210. Arguments in proof of it, 111.
Impertinents, several sorts of them described, 148, and 168.
Impertinent and trifling persons, their triumph, 432.
Impudence gets the better of modesty, 2. An impudence
committed by the eyes, 20. The definition of English,
Scotch, and Irish impudence, ib. recommended by some
as good breeding, 231. Distinguished from assurance, 573.
The most proper means to avoid the imputation of it, 390.
Mistaken for wit, 443.
Independent minister, the behaviour of one at his examina-
tion of a scholar, who was in election to be admitted into a
college of which he was governor, 494.

Indian kings, some of their observations during their stay
here, 50.

Indifference in marriage, not to be tasted by sensible spirits,

Indigo, the merchant, a man of prodigious intelligence, 136.
Indisposition; a man under any, whether real or imaginary,
ought not to be admitted into company, 143.
Indolence, what, 100.

Indiscretion, more hurtful than ill-nature, 23.
Indolence an enemy to virtue, 306.

Infidelity, another term for ignorance, 186.

Infirmary, one for good humour, 422, 437, 440. A further
account of it from the country, ib.

Ingoltson (Charles of Barbican) his cures, 444.
Ingratitude, a vice inseparable from a lustful mind, 491.
Initial letters, the use party-writers make of them, 567. An
instance of it, ib. Criticisms upon it, 508.

Injuries how to be measured, 23.
Inkle and Yarico, their story, 11.

Innocence, and not quality, an exemption from reproof, 34.
Jonson (Ben) an epitaph written by him on a lady, 33.
Inquisitive tempers exposed, 288. Instances in Ovid, Virgil,

and Milton, ib.

Instinct, the power of it brutes; 120. The several degrees
of it in several different animals, 519.

Integrity, great care to be taken of it 557.
Interest.- -The ready way to promote our interest in the
world, 394. Often a promoter of persecution, 185.
Intrepidity of a just, good man, taken from Horace, 615.
Invention, the most painful action of the mind, 487.
Invitation, the Spectator's, to all artificers as well as philoso-
phers to assist him, 428, 442. A general one, ib.
John a Nokes and John a Stiles, their petition, 577.
Jolly (Frank, Esq.) his memorial from the country infirmary,

Journal, a week of a deceased citizen's journal, presented by
sir Andrew Freeport to the Spectator's club, 317. The
use of such a journal, ib.
Iras, her character, 404.
Irish gentlemen, widow-hunters, 561.
Irony, who deal in it, 438.

Irresolution, from whence arising, 151.
Irus, the great artifice of Irus, 264.

Irus's fear of poverty, and effects of it, 114.

Isadas, the Spartan, his valour, 564.
Italian writers, florid and wordy, 5.

Julian, the emperor, an excellent passage out of his Cæsars re-
lating to the imitation of the gods, 634.

July and August (months of) described, 425.

June (month of) described, 425.

Jupiter Ammon, an answer of his oracle to the Athenians, 207.
Jupiter, his first proclamation about griefs and calamities 588.
His second, ib. His just distribution of them, 559.
Justice, the Spartans famous for it, 564. To be esteemed as
the first quality in one who is in a post of power and distinc-
tion, 479.

KENNET (Dr.) his account of the country wakes, 161.
Kimbow (Tho.) states his case in a letter to the Spectator, 24.
King Lear, a tragedy, suffers in the alteration, 40.



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Kissing-dances censured, 67.
Kitty, a famous town girl, 187.
Knowledge, the pursuits of it long, but not tedious, 94. The
only means to extend life beyond its natural dimensions, ib.
The main sources of it, 287. Ought to be communicative,
379. Of one's self, rules for it, 399.

LABOUR; bodily labour of two kinds, 115.
Lacedæmonians, their delicacies in their sense of glory, 188.
A form of prayer used by them, 207.

Ladies, not to mind party, 607.

Lady love (Bartholomew) his petition to the Spectator, 334.
Lady's library described, 37.

Laertes, his character in distinction from that of Irus, 114.
Lætitia and Daphne, their story, 33.

Lampoons written by people that cannot spell, 16. Witty
lampoons inflict wounds that are incurable, 23. The in-
human barbarity of the ordinary scribblers of lampoons, ib.
Lancashire Witches, a comedy censured, 141.

Landscape, a pretty one, 414.

Language (licentious) the brutality of it, 400.

Language, the English, much adulterated during the war, 165.
Languages (European) cold to the Oriental, 405.
Lapirius, his great generosity, 248.

Lapland ode, translated, 406.

Larvati, who so called among the ancients, 32.

Lath (Squire) has a good estate which he would part withal
for a pair of Legs to his mind, S2.

Latimer, the martyr, his behaviour at a conference with the
papists, 465.

Latin, of great use in a country auditory, 221.
Laughter, (immoderate) a sign of pride, 47. The provoca-
tions to it, ib. A counterpoise to the spleen, 249. What
sort of persons the most accomplished to raise it, ib. A
poetical figure of laughter out of Milton, ib. The distin-
guishing faculty in man, 49. Indecent in any religious as-
sembly, 630.

Law-suits, the misery of them, 456.

Lawyers, divided into the peaceable and litigious, 21. Both
sorts described, ib.

Leaf (green) swarms with millions of animals, 420.
Learning, the design of it, 350. To be made advantageous

even to the meanest capacities, 353. Leopold, the last em-
peror of that name, an expert joiner, ib. Ought not to claim
any merit to itself, but upon the application of it, 6. Highly
necessary to a man of fortune, 506.

Learning (men of) who take to business best fit for it, 469.
Lee, the poet, well turned for tragedy, 39.

Loller (lady Lidia) her memorial from the country infirmary,

Leo X. a great lover of buffoons and coxcombs, 497. In what
manner reproved for it by a priest, ib.

Leonora, her character, 37. The description of her country
seat, ib.

Leontine and Eudoxus, their great friendship and advantages,

Lesbia's letter to the Spectator, giving an account how she was
deluded by her lover, 611.

Letter from the Bantam ambassador to his master about the
English, 557. From the dumb conjuror to the Spectator,
560. From the chit-chat club, ib From Oxford about his
recovering his speech, ib. From Frank Townley, ib. About
the widow's club, 561. From Blank about his family, 563.
About an angry husband, ib. From Will Warley, about
military education, 566. From a half-pay officer about a
widow, ib. From Peter Push on the same subject, ib.
Against quacks, 572. From the president of the widow's
club, 573. From a man taken to be mad for reading of
poetry aloud, 577. A second letter about the ubiquity of
the Godhead, 580. Several answered at once, 581. From
Constantio Spec. ib. From Amanda Lovelength, ib. From
Shalum the Chinese, to the princess Hipla, before the
flood, 584. From Hipla to Shalum, 585. From John Sha-
dow at Oxford, about reflecting at night about the past day's
actions, 586. About a vision of hearts, 587. About plant-
ing, 589. From John Shadow about dreams, 593. Of in-
consistent metaphors, 595. From Jeremy Lovemore, with
an account of his life, 596. About making love, 602. From
Fanny Fickle, 605. From an aunt about her niece's idle-
ness, 606. About the vanity of some clergymen wearing
scarves, 605. From Tom Nimble about antipathies, ib.
From Cleora against the ladies' work, ib. From Lesbia, a
deluded lady, 611. About genealogy, 612. From Will
Hopeless, about ambition, 613. From the Temple about
beggars' eloquence, ib. From Monimia to recover a lost
lover, ib. From a country wit in the burlesque way, 616.
From a pedant in his pedantic way on the same subject,
617. About the styles of letters, 618. Answers to several,
619. About flattery, 621. From the love-casuist, about the
widow's tenure and the black ram, 623. From the same
about love-queries, 625. From one who recommended
himself for a newsmonger, ib. About the force of novelty,
626. About a crossed lover, 627. About eternity to come,
628. About church music, 630. About the rattling club's
getting into church, ib. From queen Ann Boleyne to Hen-
ry VIII. 397. From a bankrupt to his friend, 456. The
answer, ib. From Lazarus Hopeful to Basil Plenty, 472.
From Cynthio to Flavia, and their answers to the breaking
off their amour, 398. To the Spectator, 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 henpecked husband, 176. From Celinda about jealousy,
178. From Martha Housewife to her husband, ib. To the
Spectator from
with an account of a whistling
match at the Bath, 179. From Philarithmus, displaying
the vanity of Lewis XIV's. conquests, 180. From
who had married herself without her father's consent, 181.
From Alice Threadneedle against wenching, 112. From
in the round-house, ib. From
ing Nicholas Hart, the annual sleeper, 184. From Charles
Yellow against 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 to his son,
189. To the Spectator, from Rebecca Nettletop, a town
lady, 190. From Eve Afterday, who desires to be kept by
the Spectator, ib. From a bawdy-house inhabitant, com-
plaining of some of their visitors, ib. From George Goslin,
about a ticket in the lottery, 191. A letter of consolation
to a young gentleman who has lately lost his father, ib. To
the Spectator, from a husband complaining of a heedless
wife, 194
complaining of a fantastical
friend, ib. From J. B. with advice to the Spectator, 196.
From Biddy Loveless, who is enamoured with two young
gentlemen at once, ib. From Statira to the Spectator,
with one to Oroondates, 199. From Susan Civil, a servant
to another lady, desiring the Spectator's remarks upon vo-
luntary counsellors, 202. From Thomas Smoky, servant to
a passionate master, ib. From a bastard, complaining of
his condition as such, 203. From Belinda to the Sothades,
204. From J. D. to his coquette mistress, ib. From a lady
to a gentleman, confessing her love, 204. From angry
Phillis to her lover, ib. From a lady to her husband, an
officer in Spain, ib. To the Spectator from Belinda, com-
plaining of a female seducer, 205. From a country clergy-
man, 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 shop-
keeper, with thanks to the Spectator, ib. From a lover
with a hue-and-cry after his mistress's heart, ib. From J.
D. concerning the immortality of the soul, 210. From Me-
lissa, who has a drone to her husband, 211 From Barnaby
Brittle, whose wife is a filly, ib. From Josiah Henpeck,
who is married to a grimalkin, ib. From Martha Tempest,
complaining of her witty husband, ib. From Anthony
Freeman, the henpecked, 212. From Tom Meggot, giving
the Spectator an account of the success of Mr. Freeman's

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