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from cunning, ib. Absolutely necessary in a good husband,

607.
Dissenters, their canting way of reading, 147.
Dissimulation, the perpetual inconvenience of it, 103.
Distempers, difficult to change them for the better, 599.
Distracted persons, the sight of them the most mortifying thing

in nature, 421.
Distrest Mother, a new tragedy, recommended by the Spec-

tator, 290.
Divine nature, our narrow conceptions of it, 565. Its omni-

presence and omniscience, ib.
Divorce, what esteemed to be a just pretension to one, 41.
Dogget, the comedian, for what commended by the Spectator,

502.
Dogget, how cuckolded on the stage, 446.
Domestic life, reflections concerning it, 455.
Donne (Dr.) his description of his mistress, 41.
Dorigny, Monsieur, his piece of the transfiguration, excellent

in its kind, 226.
Doris, Mr. Congreve's character of her, 422.
Drama, its first original a religious worship, 405.
Dream of the seasons, 425. Of golden scales, 463.
Dreams, in what manner considered by the Spectator, 487.

The folly of laying any stress upon, or drawing consequences
from our dreams, 505. The multitude of dreams sent to the
Spectator, 524. A discourse on them, 593 and 597. Several

extravagant ones, ib. Of Trophonius's cave, 599.
Dress, the advantage of being well dressed, 360. The ladies'

extravagance in it, 435. An ill intention in their singula-

rity, ib. The English character to be modest in it, ib.
Drink, the effects it has on modesty, 458.
Drinking, a rule prescribed for it, 195.
Drunkard, a character of one, 569. Is a monster, ib.
Drunkenness, the ill effects of it, 569. What Seneca and Pub-

lius Syrus said of it, ib.
Drums, customary but very improper instruments in a mar-

riage concert, 364.
Dry (Will) a man of clear head, but few words, 476.
Dryden (Mr.) his happy turn of prologue or epilogue, 341.

His definition of wit censured, 62. His translation of lapis's
cure of Eneas out of Virgil, 572. Of Æneas's ships be-
ing turned to goddesses, 583. His cock's speech to dame

Partlet, 621.
Duelling, a discourse against it, 84. Pharamond's edict against

it, 97,
Dull fellows, who, 43. Their inquiries are not for informa-

tion, but exercise, ib. Naturally turn their heads to poli-

tics, or poetry, ib.
Damb conjuror's letter to the Spectator, 580.

Duration, the idea of it how obtained, according to Mr. Locke,

194. Different beings may entertain different notions of

the same parts of duration, ib.
Dutch, more polite than the English in their buildings, and

monuments of their dead, 26. Their saying of a man that

happens to break, 174.
Dyer, the news-writer, an Aristotle in politics, 43.

EARTH, why covered with green rather than any other co-

lour, 387.
Eating, drinking, and sleeping, with the generality of people,

the three important articles of life, 317.
Eastcourt (Dick) his character, 468.
Edgar (king) an amour of his, 605.
Editors of the classics, their faults, 470.
Education of children, errors in it, 431. A letter on that

subject, 455. Gardening applied to it, ib. Whether the
education at a public school, or under a private tutor
to be preferred, 313. The advantage of a public educa-
tion, ib. A regulation of it proposed, 337. An ill method
observed in the educating our youth, 157. The benefits of
a good one, and necessity of it, 215. The first thing to be

taken care of in education, 224.
Eginhart, secretary to Charles the Great, his adventure and

marriage with that emperor's daughter, 181.
Egotism, the vanity of it condemned, 562. A young fellow

very guilty of it, ib.
Egyptians tormented with the plague of darkness, 615.
Eloquence of beggars, 613.
Elizabeth, (queen) her medal on the defeat of the Spanish

armada, 293.
Embellishers, what persons so called, 521.
Emblematical persons, 419.
Emelia an excellent woman, her character, 302.
Eminent men,

the tax paid by them to the public, 101.
Emperor of the Mohocks, his arms, and how borne, 324.
Employments, whoever excels in any, worthy of praise, 432.
Emulation, the use of it, 432.
Enemies, the benefits that may be received from them, 399.
English, naturally modest, 407, 435; thought proud by for

reigners, 432. A character of them by a great preacher,
557. By the Bantam ambassador, ib. A distemper they
are very much afflicted with, 582. Generally inclined to

melancholy, 387.
Englishmen, the peculiar blessing of being born one, 135.

The Spectator's speculations upon the English tongue, ib.
English not naturally talkative, ib. and 148. The English

tongue adulterated, 165,
Enmity, the good fruits of it, 399.

Enthusiasm, the misery of it, 201.
Envy: the ill state of an envious man, 19. His relief, ib.

The way to obtain his favor, ib. Tbe abhorrence of envy,

a certain note of a great mind, 253.
Epaminondas, his honorable death, 133.
Ephesian matron, the story of her, 11.
Ephraim, the Quaker, the Spectator's fellow-traveller in a

stage-coach, 132. His reproof to a recruiting officer in the

same coach, ib. and advice to him at their parting, ib.
Epictetus's saying of sorrow, 397. His allusion on human
life, 219. His observation upon the female sex, 53. His

advice to dreamers, 524.
Epigram on Hecatissa, 52.
Epistles recommendatory, the injustice and absurdity of most

of them, 493.
Epistolary poetry, the two kinds of styles, 618.
Epitaph on the countess dowager of Pembroke, 323.
Epitaphs, the extravagance of some, and modesty of others,

26, An epitaph written by Ben Jonson, 33.
Epitaph of a charitable man, 177.
Equanimity, without it we can have no true taste of life, 143.
Equestrian order of ladies, 104. Its origin, ib.
Equestrian ladies, who, 435.
Equipages, the splendour of them in France, 15. A great

temptation to the female sex, ib.
Erasmus insulted by a parcel of Trojans, 239.
Erratum, a sad one committed in printing the bible, 57.
Error, his habitation described, 460 ; how like to truth, ib.
Errors and prepossessions difficult to be avoided, 117.
Essay, on the pleasures of the imagination, from 411 to 421.

Wherein differing from methodical discourses, 476.
Estates generally purchased by the slower part of mankind,

222.
Estcourt, the comedian, his extraordinary talents, 358.
Eternity, an essay upon it, 590. Part is to come, 628. Speech

in Cato on it, translated into Latin, ib. A prospect of it, 159.
Ether, (fields of) the pleasures of surveying them, 420.
Etherege, (sir George) author of a comedy called She would

if she could, reproved, 51.
Eubulus, his character, 49.
Eucrate, the favourite of Pharamond, 76. His conference,

with Pharamond, 84.
Eucratia, her character, 144.
Eudosia, her behaviour, 79. Her character, 144.
Eudoxus and Leontine, their friendship, and education of

their children, 123.
Evergreens of the fair sex, 407.
Eugene, (prince) the Spectator's account of him, 340. In

what manner to be compared with Alexander and Cæsar, ib.
465.
Falsehood and dissimulation, the inconvenience of it personal,

uses, 177.

Eugenius appropriates a tenth part of his estate to charitable
Euphrates, river contained in one basin, 415.
St. Evremond, the singularity of his remark, 349. His en-

deavours to palliate the Roman superstitions, 213.
Exchange (Royal) described, 454.
Exercise, the great benefit and necessity of bodily exercise,

116. The most effectual physic, 195.
Expenses, oftener proportioned to our expectations than pos-

sessions, 191.
Eyes, a dissertation on them, 250.
FABLE of the lion and the man, 11. Of the children and

frogs, 23. Of Jupiter and the countryman, 25. Of the
antiquity of fables, 183. Fable of pleasure and pain, ib.
Of a drop of water, 293. The great usefulness and anti-
quity of them, 512.
Fairs for buying and selling of women customary among the

Persians, 511.
Face, a good one a letter of recommendation, 221. Every

man should be pleased with his own, 559.
Fadlallah, his story out of the Persian tales, 578.
Fairy writing, 419. The pleasures of imagination that arise

from it, ib. More difficult than any other, and why, ib.

The English are the best poets of this sort, ib.
Faith, the benefit of it, 459. The means of confirining it,

352. In man, a recommendation to the fair sex, 156. (The

Goddess of) 63.
False wit, the region of it, 25.
Falstaff, (sir John) a famous butt, 47.
Fame, generally coveted, 73. A follower of merit, 426. The

palace of, described, 439. Courts compared to it, ib. Diffi-
culty of obtaining and preserving it, 255. The inconve-
niences attending the desire of it, ib. Divided into three

different species, 218.
Family madness in pedigrees, 612.
Families, the ill measures taken by great families in the edu-

cation of their younger sons, 108.
Familiarities indecent in society, 429.
Fan, the exercise of it, 102.
Fancy the daughter of liberty, 514. Fashions, the variety of

them wherein beneficial, 478. A repository proposed to
be built for them, ib. The balance of fashions leans on the
side of France, ib. The evil influence of fashion on the
marriage state, 490. Her character, 558. Her calimities,
it. All its images 'enter by the sight, 411,

Fashion, a description of it, 460. Men of fashion who, 151.

The force of it, 64. A society proposed to be erected for

the inspection of fashions, 175.
Fashionable society, (a board of directors of the) proposed,

with the requisite qualification of the members, 478,
Father, the affection of one fur a daughter, 449.
Favours, of ladies, not to be boasted of, 611.
Faults (secret) how to find them out, 339.
Faustina, the empress, her notions of a pretty gentleman,

128.
Fear (passion of) treated, 471. How necessary it is to subdue

it, 615. Of death often mortal, 25
Feasts. The gluttony of our modern feasts, 195.
Feeling not so perfect a sense as sight, 411.
Fellow of a college, a wise saying of one about Posterity, 585.
Female rakes described, 336. Literature, in want of regula-

tion, 242. Oratory, the excellency of it, 247. Virtues,

which the most sbining, 81.
Fiction, the advantage the writers have in it to please the

imagination, 419. What other writers please in it, 420.
Fidelia, her duty to her father, 449.
Fidelio, his adventures and transformation into a looking-glass,

392.
Final causes of delight in objects, 413. Lie bare and open, ib.
Fine gentlemen, a character frequently misapplied by the fair
Flattery, how grateful,.621. Described, 460.
Flavia's, character and amour with Cynthio, 398. Her mo-

ther's rival, 91.
Flavilla's liberal of her snuff at church, 344. Spoiled by a

marriage, 437.
Flora, an attendant on the Spring, 425.
| Flutter, (Sir Fopling) a comedy, some remarks upon it, 65.

Of the fan, the variety of motions in it, 102.
Foible, Sir Jeoffry, a kind keeper, 190.
Follies and defects mistaken by us in ourselves for worth, 460.
Fools, great plenty of them the first day of April, 47. Natur-

ally mischievous, 485.
Fontenelle, his saying of the ambitious and covetous, 576.
Fop, what sort of persons deserve that character, 280.
Forehead esteemed an organ of speech, 231.
Fortius, his character, 402.
Fortunatus, the trader, his character, 443.
Fortune, unjust complained of, 282. To be controlled by no-

thing but infinite wisdom, 293.
Fortune-stealers, who they are that set up for such, 311. Dis-

tinguished from fortune-hunters, ib.
Frankair, (Charles) a powerful and successful speaker, 484.

sex, 75

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