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Beauties, whether Male or Female, very untractable,
N. 87. and fantaftical, 144. impertinent and difagree-
able, ibid. The Efficacy of Beauty, ibid.
Board-wages, the ill Effects of it. N. 88.

Bodily Exercifes, of ancient Encouragement, N. 161. Books reduced to their Quinteffence, N. 124. The Legacies of great Genius's, 166.

Burnet, (Dr.) Some Paffages in his Theory of the Earth confidered, N. 143, and 146.


ESAR (Julius) his Reproof to an ill Reader,

C. N. 147.

Cambray (the Bishop of) his Education of a Daughter recommended, N. 95.

Cant, from whence faid to be derived, N. 147.

Care: what ought to be a Man's chief Care, N. 122. Carneades, the Philofopher, his Definition of Beauty,

N. 144.

Caffius, the Proof he gave of his Temper in his Childhood, N. 157.

Caftle-Builders, who, and their Follies expofed, N. 167. Cenfure, a Tax, by whom paid to the Publick, and for what, N. 101.

Chaplain, the Character of Sir Roger de Coverley's, N. 106. Chastity, the great Point of Honour in Women, N. 99. Chearfulness of Temper, how to be obtained and preferved, N. 143.

Children, wrong Measures taken in the Education of the British Children, N. 157.

Children in the Wood, a Ballad, wherein to be commended, N. 85.

Church-yard, the Country Change on Sunday, N. 112. Common-prayer, fome Confiderations on the reading of it, N. 147. The Excellency of it, ibid.

Compaffion, the Exercife of it would tend to leffen the Calamities of Life, N. 169.

Compliments in ordinary Difcourfe cenfured, N. 103. Exchange of Compliments, 155.

Cende (Prince of) his Face like that of an Eagle, N. 86. Connecte (Thomas) a Monk in the 14th Century, a zealous Preacher against the Womens Commodes in those Days, N. 98.


Contentment, the utmost Good we can hope for in this Life, N. 163.

Converfation, ufually ftuffed with too many Compliments, N. 103. What properly to be understood by the Word Converfation, 143.

Cottilus, his great Equanimity, N. 143.

Coverley (Sir Roger de) he is fomething of an Humourist, N. 106. His Choice of a Chaplain, ibid. His Management of his Family, 107. His Account of his Ancestors, 109. Is forced to have every Room in his House exorcifed by his Chaplain, 110. A great Benefactor to his Church in Worcestershire, 112. in which he suffers no one to fleep but himself, ibid. He gives, the Spectator an Account of his Amours, and Character of his Widow, 113, 118. The Trophies of his feveral Exploits in the Country, 115. A great Fox-hunter, 116. An Inftance of his Good-nature, ibid. His Averfion to Confidents, 118. The manner of his Reception at the Affizes, 122. where he whispers the Judge in the Ear, ibid. His Adventure when a School-boy, 125. A Man for the landed Intereft, 126. His Adventure with fome Gipfies, 130. Rarely fports near his own Seat, 131. Country, the Charms of it, N. 118. Country Gentleman and his Wife, Neighbours to Sir Roger, their different Tempers defcribed, 128. Country Sunday, the Ufe of it, 112. Country Wake described, 161.

Courage recommends a Man to the Female Sex more than any other Quality, N. 99. One of the chief Topicks in Books of Chivalry, ibid. Falfe Courage, ibid. Mechanick Courage, what, 152.

Cowley, his Magnanimity, N. 114.

Coxcombs, generally the Womens Favourites, N. 128.. D.

DET with Terror and Sorrow, N. 133. Intended EATH, the Contemplation of it affords a Delight:

for our Relief, ibid. Deaths of eminent Perfons the most improving Paffages in Hiftory, ibid. Debt: the ill State of fuch as run in Debt, N. 82. Decency, nearly related to Virtue, N. 104.

Demurrers, what fort of Women fo to be called,

N. 89.

Devotion, the great Advantage of it, N. 93. The moft natural Relief in our Afflictions, 163. Dick Craftin challengeth Tom Tulip, N. 91.

Difappointments in Love, the moft difficult to be conquered of any other, N. 163.

Diffenters, their canting way of Reading, N. 147. Diffimulation, the perpetual Inconvenience of it, N. 103. Duelling, a Difcourfe against it, N. 48. Pharamond's Edict against it, 97.

Duration, the Idea of it how obtained according to Mr. Locke, N. 94. Different Beings may entertain different Notions of the fame Parts of Duration, ibid.


Ducation an ill Method obferved in the Educating our Youth, N. 157.

Eminent Men, the Tax paid by them to the Publick, N. 101.

Englishmen, the peculiar Bleffing of being born one, N. 135. The Spectator's Speculations upon the English Tongue, ibid. English not naturally talkative, ibid. and 148. The English Tongue much adulterated, 165. Epaminondas, his honourable Death, N. 133. Ephraim, the Quaker, the Spectator's Fellow-traveller in a Stage-coach, N. 132. His Reproof to a recruiting Officer in the fame Coach, ibid. and Advice to him at their Parting, ibid.

Equanimity, without it we can have no true Taste of Life, N. 143.

Equeftrian Order of Ladies, N. 104. Its Origin, ibid. Errors and Prepoffeffions difficult to be avoided, N. 117. Eternity, a Profpect of it, N. 159.

Eucrate, his Conference with Pharamond, N. 84.

Eucratia, her Character, N. 144.

Eudofia, her Character, N. 144.

Eudoxus and Leontine, their Friendship, and Education of their Children, N. 123.

Exercise, the great Benefit and Neceffity of bodily Exercife, N. 155.


FAlfhood in Man, a Recommendation to the fair Sex,

N. 156.

Families: the ill Measures taken by great Families in the Education of their younger Sons, N. 108. Fan,


Fan, the Exercise of it, N. 102.

Fashion: Men of Fashion, who, N. 151. 1

Fauftina the Emprefs, her Notions of a pretty Gentleman, N. 128.

Female Virtues, which the most shining, N. 81.
Flavia, her Mother's Rival, N. 91.

Flutter of the Fan, the Variety of Motions in it, N. 102. Freeport (Sir Andrew) his Moderation in Point of Politicks, N. 126.

Frugality, the Support of Generofity, N. 107.


Gaming, the Folly of it, N. 93.

Glory, the Love of it, N. 139. In what the Per-
fection of it confifts, ibid.

Genius, what properly a great one, N. 160.
Gentry of England, generally fpeaking, in Debt, N. 82.
Geography of a Jeft fettled, N. 138.

Gigglers in Church, reproved, N. 158.

Gipfies: an Adventure between Sir Roger, the Spectator, and fome Gipfies, N. 130.

Glaphyra, her Story out of Jofephus, N. 110. Good-breeding, the great Revolution that has happened in that Article, N. 119.

Good-humour, the Neceffity of it, N. 100.

Good-nature more agreeable in Conversation than Wit, N. 169. The Neceffity of it, ibid. Good-nature born with us, ibid.

Grandmother: Sir Roger de Coverley's Great, Great, Great Grandmother's Receipt for an Hafty-pudding and a White-pot, N. 109.

Great Men, the Tax paid by them to the Publick, N. IOL. Not truly known till fome Years after their Deaths, ibid.



Andfom People generally fantastical, N. 144. The Spectator's Lift of fome handfom Ladies, ibid. Harry Terfett and his Lady, their way of Living, N. 100. Hate: why a Man ought not to hate even his Enemies, N. 125:

Head-drefs, the most variable thing in Nature, N. 98. Extravagantly high in the 14th Century, ibid. With what Succefs attacked by a Monk of that Age, ibid.


Heathen Philofopher, N. 150.

Heirs and Elder Brothers frequently spoiled in their Edu cation, N. 123.

Hiftorian in Conversation, who, N. 136.

Honeycomb (Will) his Knowledge of Mankind, N. 105. His Letter to the Spectator, 131. His Notion of a Man of Wit, 151, His Boafts, ibid. His Artifice, 156. Honour, wherein commendable, N. 99. and when to be exploded, ibid.

Hunting, the Ufe of it, N. 116.


Chneumon, a great Destroyer of Crocodiles Eggs,

N. 126.

Idols Coffee-houfe Idols, N. 87.

Immortality of the Soul, Arguments in Proof of it, N. 111.

Impertinents, feveral Sorts of them described, N. 148, and 168.

Indigo, the Merchant, a Man of prodigious Intelligence, N. 136.

Indifpofition; a Man under any, whether real or imaginary,

ought not to be admitted into Company, N. 143. Indolence, what, N. 100.

Inftinct, the Power of it in Brutes, N. 120.
Irrefolution, from whence arifing, N. 151.
Irus's Fear of Poverty, and Effects of it, N. 114.


KEnnet (Dr.) his Account of the Country Wakes,


Knowledge, the Purfuits of it long, but not tedious, N. 94. The only Means to extend Life beyond its natural Dimenfions, ibid.


Abour: bodily Labour of two Kinds, N. 115.

Laertes, his Character in Diftinction from that of Irus, N. 114.

Lancashire Witches, a Comedy cenfured, N. 141. Language, the English, much adulterated during the War, N. 165.

Leontine and Eudoxus, their great Friendship and Adventures, N. 123.


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