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A Bigail (male) in fathion among the Ladies,


Ablence in conversation, a remarkable inftance of
it in Will, Honeycomb, N. 77. The occafion of
this abfence, ibid. and means to conquer it, ibid.
Acroftic, a piece of falfe wit, divided into fimple
and compound, N. 60.
Act of deformity, for the ufe of the ugly club,
N. 17:
Advertisements, of an Italian chirurgeon, N. 22.
From St. James's Coffee-houfe, 24. From a
Gentlewoman that teaches birds to fpeak, 36.
From another that is a fine flefh-painter, 41.
Advice; no order of perfons too confiderable to be
advised, N. 34.
Affectation, a greater enemy to a fine face than the
fmall-pox, N. 33. it deforms beauty, and turns
wit into abfurdity, 38. The original of it, ibid.
found in the wife man as well as the coxcomb, ib.
The way to get clear of it, ibid.
Age, rendered ridiculous, N. 6. how contemned by
the Athenians, and refpected by the Spartans,

Alexander the great, wry-necked, 32.
Ambition never fatisfied, N. 27.
Americans, their opinion of fouls, N. 56. exem-
plified in a vifion of one of their countrymen,


Ample (Lady) her uneafiness, and the reafon of it,
No. 32.
Anagram, what, and when first produced, No. 60.
Andromache, a great fox-hunter, No. 57.
April (the first of) the merrieft day in the year,

No. 47.
Aretine made all the Princes of Europe his tributa-
ries, N. 23.

Arietta, her character, N. 11. her fable of the lion
and the man, in anfwer to the ftory of the Ephe-
fian matron, ibid. her ftory of Inkle and Yarico,

Ariftotle, his obfervation upon the Iambic verfe,
N. 31. upon tragedies, 40, 42.
Arfine, the first mufical opera on the English stage,




Acon, (Sir Francis) his comparifon of a book
well written, N. 16. his obfervation upon
envy, 19.

Bags of money, a fudden transformation of them
into sticks and paper, N. 3.

Baptift Lully, his prudent management, N. 29.
Bawdry, never writ but where there is a dearth of

invention, N. 51.

Beaver, the haberdafher, a great politician, N. 49.
Beauties, when plagiaries, N. 4. The true fecret
flow to improve beauty, 33. then the most charm-
ing when heightened by virtue, ibid.
Bell, (Mr.) his ingenious device, N. 28.
Bell-Savage, its etymology, ib.
Birds, a cage full for the Opera, N. 5.
Biters, their business, N. 47.
Blackmore, (Sir Richard) his obfervation, N. 6.
Blanks of fociety, who, N. ro.
Blank verfe proper tragedy, N. 39.
Robours. (Monfieur,) a great critick among the
French, N. 62.
Bouts-Rimnez, what, N. 60.

No. 18.

Avarice, the original of it, N. 55. Operates with
luxury, ibid. at war with luxury, ibid. its officers
and adherents, ibid. comes to an agreement with
luxury, ibid.
Audiences at prefent void of common fenfe, N. 13.
Aurelia, her character, N. 15.
Author, the neceffity of his readers being acquaint
ed with his fize, complexion, and temper, in order
to read his works with pleafure, N. 1. his opi-
nion of his own performances, 4.
dient made ufe of by those that write for the
stage, 51.

The expe-

Breeding, fine breeding diftinguished from good,

N. 66.

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fighing club, 30. The fringe-glove club, ibid.
The amorous club, ibid. The ebdornadal club:
fome account of the members of that club, 43.
and of the everlasting club, 72. The club of ugly
faces, 78. The difficulties met with in crecting

that club. ibid.

Commerce, the extent and advantage of it, N. 69.
Confcioufnefs, when called affectation, N. 38.
Converfation moft ftraitened in numerous affemblies,
N. 68.

Coquettes, the prefent numerous race, to what ow-
ing, N. 66.

Corley, abounds in mixt wit, N. 62.
Crab, of King's College, in Cambridge, Chaplain to
the club of ugly faces, N. 78.

Dignitaries of the law, who, N. 21.
Divorce, what efteemed to be a just pretenfion to one,

Donne, (Dr.) his defcription of his mistress,

Dryden, his definition of wit cenfured, N. 62.
Dull fellows, who, N. 43. their enquiries are not
for information but exercife, ibid. Naturally turn
their heads to politics or poetry, ibid.
Dutch more polite than the English in their build-
ings, and monuments of their dead, N. 26.
Dyer, the news-writer, an Ariftotle in politics,

N. 43.



NVY: The ill ftate of an envious man, N. 19.
His relief, ibid. The way to obtain his fa-
vour, ibid.
Ephefian matron, the ftory of her, N. 11.
Epiietus, his obfervation upon the female fex,
N. 53.

Epigram on Hecatiffa, N. 52.

Epitaphs, the extravagance of fome, and modefty of
others, N. 26. An epitaph written by Ben John
fon, N. 33.

Fine Gentlemen, a character frequently mifapplied
by the Fair Sex, N. 75.


Coverly, (Sir Roger de) a member of the Spectator's
club, his character, N. 2. His opinion of men of
fine parts, N. 6.

confift, N. 7.

Courtiers habit, on what occafions hieroglyphical Gallantry; wherein true gallantry ought to

N. 64.

Equipages, the fplendor of them in France, N. 15.
A great temptation to the female fex, ibid.
Etherege, (Sir George) author of a comedy, called,
She would if he could, reproved, N. 51.
Eubulus, his character, N. 49.
Eucrate, the favourite of Pharamond, N. 76.
Eudofia, her behaviour, N. 79.


Flutter, (Sir Fopling) a comedy; some remarks up-
on it, N. 65.



ABLE of the lion and the man, N. 11.
the children and frogs, N. 23. Of Jupiter
and the countryman, N. 25.
Faltbood (the goddess of) N. 63.

alle w't, the region of it, N. 25.
Itaff (Sir John) a famous Butt, N. 47.
dal generally coveted, N. 73.
Failion, the force of it, N. 64.
Fear of death often mortal, N. 25,

Fools, great plenty of them the first day of April,

N. 47.

Freeport, (Sir Andrew) a member of the Spectator's
club, N. 2.

French poets, wherein to be imitated by the English,
N. 45:

Cred t, a beautiful virgin, her fituation and equi-
page, N. 3. a great valetudinarian, ibid.
Crefs (Mifs) wanted near half a ton of being as
handfome as Madam Van Brisket, a great beauty
in the Low-Countries, N. 32.


Andkerchief, the great machine for moving
pity in a tragedy, N. 44.


Deans, & difcourfe on it, defended, Mt 670 ppines, (true) an enemy to pomp, and noise,

N. 15.

the time and manner of our death not
known to us, N. 7.

Hard words ought not to be pronounced right by
well-bred Ladies, N. 45.

Deformity, no caufe of thame, N. 17.
Delight and furprize, properties effential to wit, Heroes in an English tragedy generally lovers,

N. 40.

N. 62.

Friendship, the great benefit of it, N. 68. The me-
dicine of life, ibid. The qualifications of a good
friend, ibid.

Gaper; the fign of the gaper frequent in Amfter-
dam, N. 47.

Ghofts warned out of the playhouse, N. 36. the ap-
pearance of a ghost of great efficacy on an Ex-
glife theatre, 44.

Gospel goffips defcribed, N. 46.
Goths in poetry, who, N. 62.


Hobbes (Mr.) his obfervation upon laughter, N. 47.
Honeycomb (Will), his character, N. 2. his difcourfe
with the Spectator in the playhoufe, 4. his ad-
venture with a Pict, 41. Throws his watch into
the Thames, N. 77.

Human nature, the fame in all reasonable creatures,
N. 70.

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King Lear, a tragedy, fuffers in the alteration,
N. 40.

Lee, the poet, well turned for tragedy, N. 39.
Learning ought not to claim any merit to itself, but
upon the application of it, N. 6.

Leonora, her character, N. 37. The description of
her country feat, ibid.

Letters to the Spectator; complaining of the maf-
querade, N. 8. from the opera-lion, N. 14. from
the under-fexton of Covent-Garden parith, ibid.
from the undertaker of the masquerade, ibid. from
one who had been to fee the opera of Rinaldo,
and the puppet-how, ibid. from Charles Lillie,
N. 16. from the prefident of the ugly club,
N. 17. from S. C. with a complaint against the
ftarers, N. 20. from Tho. Prone, who acted the
wild boar that was killed by Mrs. Tofts, N. 22.
from William Screne and Ralph Simple, ibid. from
an actor, ibid. from King Latinus, ibid. from
Tho. Kimbow, N. 24. from Will Fashion to his
would be acquaintance, ibid. from Mary Tuesday
on the fame fubject, ibid. from a Valetudinarian
to the Spectator, N. 25. from fome persons to the
Spectator's Clergyman, N. 27. from one who
would be infpector of the fign-pofts, N. 28. from
the mafter of the fhow at Charing-Crofs, ibid. from
a member of the amorous club, at Oxford, N. 30.
from a member of the ugly club, N. 32. from
a Gentleman to fuch Ladies as are profeffed beau-
ties, N. 33. to the Spectator from T. D. contain-
ing an intended regulation of the play-house,
N. 36. from the playhouse thunder, ibid. from
the Spectator to an affected very witty man,
N. 38. from a married man, with a complaint
that his wife painted, N. 41. from Abraham
Froth a member of the Hebdomadal meeting in
Oxford, N. 43. from a husband plagued with a
goipel-gofiip, N. 46. from an ogling-master, ibid.
from the Spectator to the prefident and fellows of
the ugly club, N. 48. from Hecatiffa to the Spec-
tator, ibid. from an old beau, ibid. from Epping,
with fome account of a company of ftrollers, ibid.
from a Lady, complaining of a paffage in the Fu
neral, N. 51, from Hugh Goblin, prefident of the
Ugly Club, N. 52. from 2. R. concerning laugh-
ter, ibid. the Spectator's answer, ibid. from R. B.
to the Spectator, with a proposal relating to the
education of lovers, N. 53. from Anna Bella, ibid.
from a fplenetic Gentleman, ibid. froin a reform-

Latinus, ibid. from a gentleman at Cambridge,
containing an account of a new fect of philofo-
phers called Loungers, N. 54. from Celimene,
N. 66. from a father, complaining of the liber-
ties taken in country-dances, ibid. from James to
Betty, N. 71. to the Spectator from the ugly club
at Cambridge, N. 78. from a whimsical young
Lady, 79. from B. D. defiring a catalogue of
books for the female library, ibid.
Letter-dropper of antiquity, who, N. 59.
Library, a Lady's library defcribed, N. 37.
Life, the duration of it uncertain, N. 27.
Lindamira, the only woman allowed to paint,
N. 41.
Lio in the Hay-Market occafioned many conjec-
tures in the town, N. 13. very gentle to the Spec-
tator, ibid.

London, an emporium for the whole earth, N. 69.
Love, the general concern of it, N. 30.
Love of the world, our hearts mifled by it, N. 27.
Luxury, what, N. 55. attended often with avarice,
ibid. a fable of thofe two vices, ibid.
Loungers, a new fect of philofophers in Cambridge,
N. 54.



AN a fociable animal, N. 9. The lofs of
public and private virtues owing to men of
parts, N. 6.

Mafquerade, a complaint against it, N. 8. The de-
fign of Mazarine (Cardinal), his behaviour to
Quillet, who had reflected upon him in a poem,
N. 23.

Merchants of great benefit to the public, N. 69.
Mixt wit defcribed, N. 62.
Mixt communion of men and spirits in paradise, as
defcribed by Milton, N. 12.
Mode, on what it ought to be built, N. 6.
Modefty the chief ornament of the Fair Sex, N. 6.
Moliere made an old woman a judge of his plays,
N. 70.
Monuments in Weftminster-Abbey examined by the
Spectator, N. 26.

Mourning, the method of it confidered, N. 64.
Who the greatest mourners, ibid.
Mufic banithed by Plato out of his commonwealth,
N. 18. Of a relative nature, N. 29.

N. 49.

Newberry, (Mr.) his Rebus, N. 59.
New-River, a project of bringing it into the play-

houfe, N. 5.

Nicolini (Signior) his voyage on pafteboard, N. 5.
His combat with a lion, 13. Why thought to
be a tham one, ibid. An excellent actor, ibid.


ATES (Dr.) a favourite with fome Party La
dies, N. 57.

Ogler, the complete ogler, N. 46.
Old maids generally fuperftitious, N. 7.
Old Testament in a perriwig, N. 58.
Opera, as it is the prefent entertainment of the
English frage, confidered, N. 5. The progrefs it
has made on our theatre, N. 18. Some account
of the French opera, N. 29.
Otway, commended and cenfured, N. 39.
Overdo, a justice at Epping, offended at the com-
pany of ftrollers, for playing the part of Clod-
pate, and making a mockery of one of the Quo-
rum, N. 48.
Oxford scholar, his great discovery in a coffee-house,
N. 46.



Anter and Taylor often contribute more than
the poet to the fuccefs of a tragedy, N. 42.
Parents, their taking a liking to a particular
profeflion often occafions their fons to mifcarry,

N. 21.

Parties crept much into the conversation of the La-
dies, N. 57. Party-zeal very bad for the face, ib.
Particles English, the honour done to them in the late
operas, N. 18.
Paffions, the conqueft of them a difficult task,
N. 1.

Peace, fome ill confequences of it, N. 45.
Peepers defcribed, N. 53.

Pharamond, memoirs of his private life, N. 76. His
great wifdom, ibid.

Philautia, a great votary, N. 79.
Philofophy, the ufe of it, N. 7. faid to be brought
by Socrates down from heaven, 10.

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I hyfician and Surgeon, their different employment,
N. 16. The Phyficians a formidable body of
men, N. 21. compared to the British army in Ca-
far's time, ibid. Their way of converting one
diftemper into another, 25.

Pits, what women fo called, N. 41. No faith to
be kept with them, ibid.

Pinkethman to perfonate King Porus on an elephant,
N. 31.

Players in Drury-Lane, their intended regulations,
Ń. 36.

Poems in picture, N. 58.-
Poets (English), reproved, N. 39, 40. their artifi-
ces, N. 44-

Poetelles (English), wherein remarkable, N. 51.
Powell (fenior), to act Alexander the Great on a
dromedary, N. 38. His artifice to raise a clap,

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Shovel, (Sir Cloudefly) the ill contrivance of his mo◄.
nument in Westminster-Abbey, N. 26.

Sidney (Sir Philip) his opinion of the fong of Chevy-
Chace, N. 70.

N. 4.

Rico (Mr.) would not fuffer the opera of Whitting-
ton's Cat to be performed in his houfe, and the
reafon for it, N. 5.

Royal-Exchange, the great refort to it, N. 69.


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Englighter, N. 2.

Spectator, (the) his prefatory difcourfe, N. 1. His
great taciturnity, ibid. His vifion of Public Cre-
dit, N. 3. His entertainment at the table of an
acquaintance, N. 7. His recommendation of his
fpeculations, N. 10. Advertised in the Daily
Courant, N. 12. His encounter with a lion b
hind the fcenes, N. 13. The defign of his wri-
tings, N. 16. No party-man, ibid. A little un-
happy in the mould of his face, N. 17. His ar-
tifice, N. 19. His defire to correct impudence,
N. 20.
And refolution to march on in the caufe
of virtue, N. 34. His vifit to a travelled Lady,
N. 45. His fpeculations in the first principles,
N. 46. An odd accident that befel him at Lloyd's
coffee-houfe, ibid. His advice to our English
Pindaric writers, N. 51. His examen of Sir
Fopling Flutter, N. 65.
Spleen, a common excufe for dulnefs, N. 53.
Starers reproved, N. 20.

Statira, in what propofed as a pattern to the Fair
Sex, N. 41.

Superftition, the folly of it defcribed, N. 7.
Sufanna, or innocence betrayed to be exhibited
by Mr. Powell, with a new pair of elders, N. 14,


Emplar, one of the Spectator's club, his cha-

That, his remonftrance, N. 80.

Theatre (English) the practice of it in several in-
ftances cenfured, N. 42, 44, 51.
Thunder of great ufe on the stage, N. 44.
Thunderer to the playhoufe, the hardships put
upon him, and his defire to be made a cannon,
N. 36.

Tom Tits to perfonate finging-birds in the opera,


Tom the tyrant, firft minifter of the coffee-house,
between the hours of eleven and twelve at night,
N. 49.


Tombs in Weftminfier vifited by the Spectator, N. 26.
his reflection upon them, ibid.
Trade, the benefit of it to Great Britain, N. 69.
Tragedy; a perfect Tragedy the nobleft production
of human nature, N. 39. Wherein the modern
tragedy excels that of Greece and Rome, ibid.
Blank verfe the most proper for an English trage-
dy, ibid. The English tragedy confidered, ibid.
Tragi-Comedy, the product of the English theatre,
a monftrous invention, N. 40.

Travel, highly neceffary to a coquette, N. 45. The
behaviour of a travelled Lady in the play-house,

Truth an enemy to falfe wit, N. 65.
Trithiodorus, the great lipogrammatift of antiquity
N. 59.


Amon (Mrs.) her ingenuity, N. 28.
Santorius, his invention, N. 25.
Scholar's egg, what fo called, N. 58.
Sempronia, a profeffed admirer of the French nation,
N. 45.
Seric, fome men of fenfe more defpicable than com-
mon beggars, N. 6.
Sentry (Captain) a member of the Spectator's club,
his character, N, 2.



Sextus Quintus, the Pope, an inftance of his unfor-
giving temper, N. 23.

Shadows and realities not mixed in the fine piece,

N. 5.


plot, N. 39.
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Only to be valued Tarica, the ftory of her adventure, N. 11.
history of falfe wit,





ibid. Every man would be a wit if he could,
N. 59. The way to try a piece of wit, N. 62.
Mr. Locke's reflection on the difference between
wit and judgment, ibid. The god of wit defcri-
bed, N. 63.

Women, the more powerful part of our people,
N. 4. their ordinary employments, N. 10. Smit-
ten with fuperficials, N. 15. Their ufual conver-
fation, ibid. Their strongeft paffion, N. 33. Not
to be confidered merely as objects of fight, ibid.
Woman of quality, her dress the products of an
hundred climates, N. 69.





CTION the felicity of the foul, Num-
ber 116.
Affliction and forrow, not always expreft by
tears, N. 95. True affliction labours to be in-
vifible, ibid.


Age: the unnatural misunderstanding between
age and youth, N. 153. The authority of an
aged virtuous perfon preferable to the plea-
fures of youth, ibid.

Albacinda, her character, N. 144.
Alexander, his artifice in his Indian expedition,
N. 127. His anfwer to thofe who asked him
if he would not be a competitor for the prize
in the Olympic games, N. 157.
Amaryllis, her character, N. 144.
Ambition, the occafion of factions, N. 125.
Animals, the different make of every fpecies,
N. 120.
The inftinct of brutes, ibid. exem-
plified in feveral inftances, ibid. God himself
the foul of brutes, N. 121. The variety of
arms with which they are provided by nature,

Amusements of life, when innocent, neceffary
and allowable, N. 93.
Apparitions, the creation of weak minds, N.


Arable, (Mrs.) the great heiress, the Spectator's
fellow-traveller, N. 132.

Ariftotle, his account of the world, N. 166.
Ariftus and Afpafia, an unhappy couple, N. 128,
Artift, wherein he has the advantage of an au-
thor, N. 166.
Affociation of honeft men proposed by the Spec-
tator, N. 126..
Author in what manner one author is a mole
to another, N. 124. Wherein an author has
the advantage of an artist, N. 166. The care
an author ought to take of what he writes,
ibid. A ftory of an atheistical author, ibid.


AREFACE, his fuccefs with the ladies, and
the reafon for it, N. 156. -


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