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THE

SPECTATOR;

A NEW EDITION

CORRECTED FROM THE ORIGINALS,

WITH

A PREFACE,

HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL,

BY ALEX. CHALMERS, F. S. A.

VOL. I.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY E. SARGEANT, AND M. & W. WARD;
AND MUNROE, FRANCIS & PARKER, AND

EDWARD COTTON, BOSTON.

1810.

HARVARD UNIVERSITY

LIBRARY 050X120

PRINTED BY D. & G. BRUCE,

SLOAT-LANE.

CONTENTS,

Sentry-Will Honeycomb—the Clergyman .. STEELE.

3. Public Credit, a Vision

ADDISON.

4. Advantages of the Spectator's Taciturnity-

Care of the Female Sex

STEELE.

5. On the Absurdities of the Modern Opera ADDISON.

6. Preference of Wit and Sense to Honesty and

Virtue

STEELE.

7. Popular Superstitions

ADDISON.

8. Letters on Masquerades

9. Account of various Clubs

10. The Uses of the Spectator

11. Character of Arietta—the Ephesian Matron--

Inkle and Yarico

STEELE.

12. Custom of telling Stories of Ghosts to Children ADDISON.

13. Conduct of the Lions at the Opera-Merit of

Nicolini

ADDISON.

14. Letters from the Lion from an Under-sex-

ton-on the Masquerade-Puppet-show STEELE.

15. Story of Cleanthe-on Happiness, exemplified

in Aurelia-Fulvia ·

ADDISON.

.

STEELE.

28. Project of an Office for the Regulation of

Signs—a Monkey recommended for the Opera ADDISON.

29. Italian Recitative-Absurdities of the Opera

Dresses

30. Club of Lovers established at Oxford

STEELE.

31. Project of a new Opera

ADDISON.

32. Admission of the Spectator into the Ugly Club STEELE.

33. Characters of Lætitia and Daphne-Art of im-
proving Beauty

HUGHES.

34. Success of the Spectators with various classes

of Readers, represented by the Club ADDISON.

35. False Wit and Humour-Genealogy of Humour

36. Letters from the Play-house, on the Dismission

of inanimate Performers

STEELE.

37. Catalogue of a Lady's Library-Character of

Leonora

Addison.

38. On Affectation—Vanity

STEELE.

39. English Tragedy-Lee-Otway

ADDISON.
STEELE.

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