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ABIGAILS (male) in fashion among the ladies,

Number 55.

Abfence in converfation, a remarkable inftance of it in WILL HONEYCOMB, N. 77. The occafion of this abfence, ibid. and means to conquer it, ibid. The character of an abfent man, out of Bruyere, 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-house, 24. From a gentlewoman that teaches birds to speak, 36.. From another that is a fine flesh-painter, 41.

Advice; no order of perfons too confiderable to be advifed, N. 34.

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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, ib.

Age, rendered ridiculous, N. 6. how contemned by the Athenians, and refpected by the Spartans, ibid. ALEXANDER the Great, wry-necked, 32.

Ambition never satisfied, N. 27.

Americans, their opinion of fouls, N. 56. exemplified in a vifion of one of their countrymen, ibid.

AMPLE (lady) her uneafinefs, and the reason of it, N.. 32.

Anagrain, what, and when firft produced, N. 60.
ANDROMACHE, a great fox-hunter, N. 57.
April (the first of) the merriest day in the year, N. 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 answer to the ftory of the Ephefian matron, ibid. her ftory of Inkle and Yariko, ibid. ARISTOTLE, his obfervation upon the Iambic verse, N. 39. upon tragedies, 40, 42.

Arfinoe, the first mufical opera on the English stage, N.


Avarice, the original of it, N. 55. Operates with luxury, ib. at war with luxury, ib. its officers and adherents, ib. comes to an agreement with luxury, ib. Audiences at prefent void of common sense, N. 13. AURELIA, her character, N. 15. Author, the neceffity of his readers being acquainted with his fize, complexion, and temper, in order to read his works with pleasure, N. 1. his opinion of his own performances, 4. The expedient made use of by thofe that write for the stage, 51.


BACON, (fir FRANCIS) his comparison of a book


well written, N. 10. his obfervation upon envy, 19. Bags of money, a fudden transformation of them into fticks and N. 3. BAPTIST LULLY, his prudent management, N. 29. Bawdry, never writ but where there is a dearth of invention, N. 51.

BEAVER, the haberdasher, a great politician, N. 49.
Beauties, when plagiaries, N. 4.

The true fecret how

to improve beauty, 33. then the moft charming when

heightened by virtue, ib.

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, (fir RICHARD) his obfervation, N. 6.

Blanks of fociety, who, N. 10.

Blank verfe proper for tragedy, N. 39.

BOUHOURS, (monfieur) a great critic among the French,

N. 62.

Bouts-Rimez, what, N. 60.

Breeding, fine breeding diftinguished from good, N. 66. British ladies diftinguished from the Picts, N. 41,

BRUNETTA and PHILLIS, their adventures, N. 80. BRUYERE, (monfieur) his character of an absent man, N. 77.

BULLOCK and NORRIS, differently habited, prove great helps to a filly play, N. 44.

Butts defcribed, N. 47. the qualification of a butt, ib.


CESAR, (JULIUS) his behaviour to Catullus, who

had put him into a lampoon, N. 23. CALIGULA, his wish, N. 16.

CAMILLA, a true woman in one particular, N. 15.
CARBUNCLE, (Dr.) his dye, what, N. 52.

Cenfor of small wares, an officer to be appointed, N. 16.

CHARLES I. a famous picture of that prince, N. 58. Chevy-Chafe, the SPECTATOR's examen of it, N. 70,


Chronogram, a piece of falfe wit, N. 60.

CICERO, a punfter, N. 61. The entertainment found in his philofophic writings, ibid.

CLARINDA, an idol, in what manner worshipped, N. 73.
CLEANTHE, her ftory, N. 15.

Clergyman, one of the SPECTATOR'S club, N. 2.
Clergy, a threefold divifion of them, N. 21.

Clubs, nocturnal affemblies fo called, N. 9. Several
names of clubs, and their originals, ibid. &c. Rules
prescribed to be obferved in the two-penny club,
ibid. An account of the ugly club. 17.
The figh-
ing 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 difficulties met with in erecting that club, ibid..
Commerce, the extent and advantage of it, N. 69.
Consciousness, when called affectation, N. 38.
Converfation moft ftraitened in numerous affemblies,
N. 68.

Coquettes, the prefent numerous race, to what owing, N. 66.

COVERLEY, (fir ROGER DE) a member of the SPECTATOR's club, his character, N. 2. His opinion of men of fine parts, 6.

Courtiers habit, on what occafions hieroglyphical, N. 64.

COWLEY, abounds in mixt wit, N. 62.

CRAB, of King's College, in Cambridge, chaplain to the club of ugly faces, N. 78.

CREDIT, a beautiful virgin, her fituation and equipage, N. 3. a great valetudinarian, ibid.

CROSS (mis) wanted near half a ton of being as handfome as madam Van Brifket, a great beauty in the Low-Countries, N. 32.


Dancing, a difcourfe on it, defended, N. 67.

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

Deformity, no caufe of fhame, N. 17.

Delight and furprife, properties effential to wit, N. 62. Dignitaries of the law, who, N. 21.

Divorce, what esteemed to be a just pretenfion to one,

N. 41.

DONNE, (Dr.) his defcription of his miftrefs, N. 41.
DRYDEN, his definition of wit cenfured, N. 62.

Dull fellows, who, N. 43. their inquiries are not for information but exercife, ibid. Naturally turn their heads to politics or poetry, ibid.

Dutch more polite than the English in their buildings, and monuments of their dead, N. 26.

DYER, the news-writer, an Ariftotle in politics, N. 43.



The ill-ftate of an envious man, N. 19: His relief, ibid. The way to obtain his favour, ibid. Ephefian matron, the ftory of her, N. 11.

EPICTETUS, his obfervation upon the female sex, N. 53. Epigram on Hecatiffa, N. 52.

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

N. 33.

Equipages, the fplendor of them in France, N. 15. A great temptation to the female fex, ibid.

ETHEREGE, (fir GEORGE) author of a comedy, called, She would if She could, reproved, N. 51.

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