« PředchozíPokračovat »
ABIGAILS (male) in fashion among Ladies, No. 55. Absence in conversation, a remarkable instance of i in
Will Honeycomb, No. 77. The occasion of this absence, ibid. and ineans to conquer it. ibid. The character of
an absent man, out of Bruyere, ibid. Acrostic, a piece of false wit divided into simple and
compound, No 60. Act of deformity for the use of the Ugly Club, No. 17. Advertisements: of an Italian chirurgeon, No. 22. From
St. James's Coffee-biouse, 24. From a teacher of bids
to speak, 36. From a fine Heth-painter, 41. Advice: no order tco considerable to be advised, No. 34. Affectation a greater enemy to a fine face than the small
pox, No. 33. it deforms beauty, and turns wit into ab.
furdity, 38. Its original, ibid. found in the wise man
as well as the coxcomb, ib The way to get clear of it, ib.
Age rendered ridiculous, No. 6. how contemned by the
Athenians, and respected by the Spartans, ibid.
Alexander the Great, wry-necked, No. 32.
Ambition never satisfied, No. 27.
Americans, their opinion of fouls, No. 56. exemplified
in a vision of one of their countrymen, ibid.
Ample (Lady) her uneasiness, and the reason of it, No. 32.
Anagram, what, and when first produced, No. 60.
Andromache, a great fox-hunter, No. 57.
April (the first of) the merriest day in the year, No. 47.
Aretine made all the Princes of Europe his tributaries,
Arietta, her character, No. 11. her falle of the Lion and
the Man, in answer to the story of the Ephesian Ma-
tron, ibid. her story of Inkle and Yarico, ibid.
Aristotle: his observation upon the lambic verse, No. 31.
upon tragedies, 40, 42.
Arsinoe, the first musical opera on the English stage, No. 18.
Avarice, the original of it, No. 55. Operates with luxury,
ib. at war with luxury, ib. its officers and adherents,
ib. comes to an agreement with luxury, ib.
Audiences at present void of common sense, No. 13.
Aurelia, her character, No. 15.
Author: the neceility of his readers being acquainted
with his size, complexion, and temper, in order to read
his works with pleasure, No. 1. His opinion of his own
performances, 4. The expedient made use of by those
that write for the stage, 51.
BACON (Sir Francis) his comparison of a book well
written, No. 10. His observation upon envy, 19.
Bags of money: a sudden transformation of them into
sticks and paper, No. 3. Baptist Lully, his prudent management, No. 29. Bawdry never written but where there is a dearth of
invention, No. 51. Beaver, the haberdasher, a great politician, No. 49. Beauties, when plagiaries, No. 4. The true secret how
to improve beauty, 33. Then the most charming when
heightened by virtue, ibid.
Bell (Mr.) his ingenious device, No. 28.
Bell-Savage, its etymology, ibid.
Birds, a cage-full for the Opera, No. 5.
Biters, their business, No. 47.
Blackmore (Sir Richard) his observation, No. 6.
Blanks of society, who, No. 10.
Blank verfe proper for tragedy, No. 39.
Bohours (M.) a great critic among the French, No. 62.
Boutz-Rimez, what, No. 60.
Breeding: fine breeding distinguished from good, No 66.
British Ladies distinguished from the Picts, No. 41.
Brunetta and Phillis, their adventures, No. 80.
Bruyere, (M.) his character of an absent man, No. 77.
Bullock and Norris, differently habited, prove great helps
to a filly play, No. 44.
Butts described, No. 47. The qualification of a butt, ib.
CÆSAR (Julius) his behaviour to Catullus, who had
put him into a lampoon, No. 23.
Caligula, his wish, No. 16.
Camilla, a true woman in one particular, No. 15.
Carbuncle (Dr.) his dye, what, N. 52.
Cenfor of small wares, an officer to be appointed,
Charles I. a famous picture of that prince, No. 58.
Chevy-Chace, the Spectator's examen of it, No. 70,
Chronogram, a piece of false wit, No. 60.
Cicero, a punfter, No. 61. The entertainment found in
his philofophic writings, ibid.
Clarinda, an idol, in what manner worshipped, No. 73.
Cleanthe, her story, No. 15.
Clergyman, one of the Spectator's club, No. 2.
Clergy, a threefold division of the
Clubs : Nocturnal Affemblies so called, No.
names of clubs, and their originals, ibid. &c. Rules
prescribed to be observed in the Two-penny Club, ibid.
An account of the Ugly Club, 17. The Sighing Club,
30. The Fringe-glove Club, ibid. The Amorous
Club, ibid. The Hebdomadal Club: fome account of
the members of that club, 43 ; and of the Everlasting
Club, 72. The club of Ugly Faces, 78. The difii
culties met with in erecting that club, ibid.
Commerce, the extent and advantage of it, No. 69.
Conscioufness, when called affectation, No. 38.
Conver ation moft straitened in large assemblies, No. 68.
Coquettes, the present numerous race, to what owing,
Coverley (Sir Roger de) a member of the Spectator's club;
his character, No. 2. His opinion of men of fine parts,
Courtiers habit, when hieroglyphical, No. 64.
Cowley abounds in mixt wit, No. 62.
Crals, of King's College, in Cambridge, Chaplain to the
Club of Ugly Faces, No 78.
Crexit, a beautiful Virgin, her situation and equipage,
A great valetudinarian, ibid.
Cross ( Miss) wanted near half a ton of being as hand-
fome as Madam Van Briskot, a great beauty in the
Low Countries, No. 32.
DANCING: a discourse on it, defended, No. 67.
Death, the time and manner of our death not known to
us, No. 7.
Deformity no cause of fhaie, No. 17.
Delight and surprize, properties essential to wit, No. 62.
Dignitaries of the law, who, No. 21.
Divorce, what esteemed a just pretention for one, No.41,
Donne (Dr.) his description of his mistress, No. 41.
Dryden, his definition of wit censured, No 62.
Dull fellows, who, No. 43. Their enquiries are not for
inforination but exercise, ibid. Naturally turn their
heads to politics or poetry, ibiil.
Dutch more polite than the English in their buildings
and monuments of their dead, No. 26.
Dyer, the news-writer, an Aristotle in politics, No. 43.
ENVY, the ill state of an envious man, NJ. 19. His
relief, ibid. The way to obtain his favour, ibid.
Ephesian Matron, the story of her, No. u.
Epictetus, his obfervation upon the female sex, No. 53.
Epigram on Hecatissa, No. 52
Epitaphs: the extravagance of fome, and molesty of
others, No. 26. An epitaph writ en by Ben Jonson, 33.
Equipages, the fplendor of thein in France, No. 15. A
great temptation to the female fex, ibid.
Etherege (Sir George) author of a comedy, called She
Would if She Could, reproved, No. 51.
Eubulus, his charaéter, No. 49.
Eucrote, the favourite of Pharamond, No. 76.
Eudosia, her behaviour, No. 79.