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THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS;

WITH

PREFACES

BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND CRITICAL,

BY THE

REV. ROBT. LYNAM, A. M.

LATE CLASSICAL MASTER OF CHRIST'S HOSPITAL:

AND OTHERS.

THIRTY VOLUMES, WITH PORTRAITS.

VOL. IX.

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INSTI

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LONDON:

PRINTED AND PUBLISHED BY J. F. DOVE,

ST. JOHN'S SQUARE.

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MAR -2 1932

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CONTENTS OF VOL. IX.

A .Le

No.

522. Advice to Ladies on Marriage

523. Poetry too often mixed with Mythology-Edict on

that Subject

Addison.

524. On Visions-Steele. Visions of worldly and hea-
venly Wisdom

Dunlop & Montgomery.

525. Success of the Spectators--on Marriage-Letter of

Pliny to Hispulla

Hughes.

526. On Templars turning Hackney-coachmen-Com-

mission to Mr. John Sly

Steele.

527. Letter on a jealous Husband

From a languishing Lover

Pope.

528. Complaints of Rachel Welladay against the young

Men of the Age

Steele.

529. Rules of Precedency amongst Authors and Actors

Addison.

530. Account of the Marriage of Will Honeycomb
531. On the Idea of the Supreme Being
532. The Author's Success in producing meritorious

Writings—Adrian's Verses--Steele. Verses to "the

Spectator--Tickell. Letter from Mr. Sly on Hats--Steele.
533. Letters on Parents forcing the Inclinations of their

Children-on Rudeness and Impudence Steele.

534. Letters from a spoilt rich Beauty—Dapperwit's

Question from a Grocer in Love- from an Idol-

a Minute from Mr. Sly

Steele.

535. On vain Hopes—Story of Alnaschar Addison.

*536. The Author's Interview with a Lady-her Letter on

proper Employment for Beaux-Character of a

Shoeing-horn:

Addison.

537. On the Dignity of Human Nature Hughes.
538. On Extravagance in Story-telling—Epitaph in Pan-
cras Churchyard

Addison.
539. The Intentions of a Widow respecting her Suitors--

Steele. On Delay in Marriage-Budgell. On a Cler-

gyman spoiling one of Tillotson's Sermons-Hughes.

540. Letter on the Merits of Spenser

541. On Pronunciation and Action

542. Criticisms on the Spectator-Letter on the Decay

of the Club

Addison.

543. Meditation on the Frame of the Human Body

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