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Emblematical persons, 390.

Enemies, the benefit that may be received from them, 337.

English people generally inclined to melancholy, 322. Naturally modest, 347, 407.

Enmity, the good fruits of it, 337.


Envy, the abhorrence of it a certain note of a great mind, 61. Epictetus's rule for a person's behaviour under detraction, 294. His saying of sorrow, 332.

Epitaph on the Countess Dowager of Pembroke, 276.

Equestrian ladies, who, 405.

Erasmus insulted by a parcel of Trojans, 34..

Essay on the pleasures of the imagination, 354 to 397.

Essays, wherein differing from methodical discourses, 479, &c.

Ether, fields of, the pleasures of surveying them, 392.

Euphrates river contained in one bason, 370.

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Evremont, St. the singularity of his remarks, 291..

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Fable of a drop of water, 248.


Fables, their great usefulness and antiquity, 535.

Fairy writing, 387. The pleasures of imagination that arise from it, 388. More difficult than any other, and why, 387. The English the best poets of this sort, 389.

Faith, the means of confirming it, 461, &c.

Fame, the difficulty of obtaining and preserving it, 67. Inconveniences attending the desire of it, ibid.

Fancy, all its images enter by the sight, 354.

Faults, secret, how to find them out, 337,,

Fear, passion of, treated, 473.

Feeling not so perfect a sense as sight, 355....

Female oratory, the excellency of it, 49,

Fiction, the advantage the writers in it have to please the imagi nation, 387. What other writers please it, 390, &c...

Final causes of delight in objects lie bare and open, 363.,
Forehead esteemed an organ of speech, 18.

Fortune to be controled by nothing, but infinite wisdom, 246...;
Fortune-hunters and stealers distinguished, 265.....

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Freart, M. what he says of modern and ancient architecture, 372. French, much addicted to grimace, 483.

Friends kind to our faults, 337.

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Garden, the innocent delights of one, 486... What -garden at Kensington to be most admired, 484

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Gardening, in what manner to be compared to poetry, 484. "Errors
in it, 368.
Georgics, Virgil's, the beauty of their subjects, 382, su 1 2mm z11
Gesture good in oratory, 349.

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Ghosts, what they say should be a little discoloured, 387. The description of them pleasing to the fancy, 388.

Why we incline to believe them, 389. Not a village in England formerly without one, ibid. Shakespeare's the best, ibid.

Gladness of heart to be moderated and restrained, but not banished, by virtue, 511.'

God, the being of, one the greatest of certainties, 313. Bil Goodnature and cheerfulness the two great ornaments of virtue, "48.

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Government, what form of it the most reasonable, 235.
Grace at meals practised by the Pagans, 448.

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Grandeur and minuteness, the extremes pleasing to the fancy,


Gratitude the most pleasing exercise of the mind, 439. A divine poem upon it, 441.

Greatness of objects, what understood by it in the pleasures of the imagination, 358 to 365.

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Greeks and Trojans, who so called, 34.***

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Green, why called in poetry the cheerful colour, 320.

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Health, the pleasures of the fancy more conducive to it than those

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Heaven and Hell, the notion of, conformable to the light of na

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Heavens, verses on the glory of them, 465.

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Heraclitus, à remarkable saying of his, 500.96 kW Didi Herodotus, wherein condemned by the Spectator, 449, potɔ slir Hesiod's saying of a virtuous life, 428.

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Historian, his most agreeable talent, 391. How history pleases the imagination, ibid. SÆ9% JE Homer's excellence in the multitude and variety of his characters, 96. He degenerates sometimes into burlesque, 105.'' His descriptions charm more than Aristotle's reasoning, $56. Compared with Virgil, 381. When he is in province, ibid. Honeycomb, Will, his letters to the Spectator, 515 and 530, &c. His great insight into gallantry, 89. His application to rich widows, 266. His resolution not to marry without the advice of his friends, 4771) 81016557q2 sat of troport woubik Hope, passion of, treated, 473.

Horace takes fire at every point of the Iliad and Odyssey, 382 Hush, Peter, his character, 444.

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Hymn, David's pastoral one on Providence, 417, On gratitude, 441. On the glories of the heaven and earth, 465.

Hymns, English, and French, composed in sickness, 540, &c. Hypocrisy, the honour and justice done by it to religion, 41. The various kinds of it, 336. To be preferred to open impiety, 443. -ai o voW! ese, post ad' of quiccol; mod to witq resh I. "

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-fied ton tod Auto ma batu bare sd of tad to Ideas, how a whole set of them hang together, 379, yok. Ideot, the story of one by Dr. Plot, 425 30 Sartud silt boa Idle and innocent, few know how to be so, 357., bas ogatonbo Jews considered by the Spectator, in relation to their number, dispersion, and adherence to their religion, 512, &c

Iliad, the reading it like travelling through a country uninhabited, 381. 239lq 2

Imaginary beings in poetry, 387, &c.

3. and Milton, 390.

Instances in Ovid, Virgil,

Imagination, its pleasures in some respects equal to those of the + 4. understanding, in others preferable, 356. Their extent, advan tages, meaning, and kinds, ibid. Awaken the faculties of the mind, without fatiguing it, 357. More conducive to health than those of the understanding, ibid. Raised by other senses as well as the sight, 359, &c. The cause of them not to be assigned, 362, &c. Works of art not so perfect as those of nature, to entertain the imagination, 366, &c. The secondary pleasures of imagination, 376, &c. Power of it, ibid. Whence those pleasures proceed, 377. Of a wider and more universal nature than those it has when joined with sight, ibid. How poetry contributes to its pleasures, 386, &c. How historians, philosophers, and other writers, 390, &c. The delight it takes in enlarging itself by degress, as in the survey of the earth and universe, 392. And where it works from great things to little, ibid. Where it falls short of the understanding, 393, How affected by similitudes, 394. Capable both of pain and pleasure, and to what degree, $96, The power of the Almighty over it, ibid. }{ 198

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Imagining, the art of it in general, 394, &c.


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Impudence recommended by some as good breeding, 20. Independent minister, the behaviour of one at his examination of

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Invention, the most painful action of the mind, 498, 9

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Journal a week of a deceased citizen's journal presented by Sir Andrew Freeport to the Spectator's club 208. The use of such a journal, 271. CTA balcom o nomesq aqoli 4992 yazayb0 bus brill si Moming vrora të grit sodbi bosil

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Landscape, a pretty one, 367. ale in arms of ikke si vyvił
Language, European, cold to the oriental, $44. A 10 I
Latimer the martyr, his behaviour at a conference with the Pa-
pists, 462.


Laughter, a counterpoise to the spleen, 53. What sort of persons
the most accomplished to raise it, 54. A poetical figure of
laughter out of Milton, 56. The distinguishing faculty in
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Learning, men of, who take to business, the fittest for it, 468.12
Letters. From Esculapius, about the lover's leap, 10. From
Athenais and Davyth ap Shenkyn, on the same subject, 11.
From, on the awe which attends some speakers in public
assemblies, 17. From Asteria on the absence of lovers, 37.
From Timothy Doodle, a great lover of blindman's buff, 45.
From T. B. on the several ways of consolation made use of by
absent lovers, 46. From Troilus, a declared enemy to the Greek,
22-47 From Tom Trippit, on a Greek quotation in a former
Spectator, 225. From C. D. on Sir Roger's return to town,
4:227 From S. T. who has a show in a box, of a man, a woman,
and a horse, ibid. From Josiah Fribble, on pin-money, 249.
V From Sir John Envil, married to a woman of quality, 254.
From Tim Watchwell, on fortune-stealers, 203. From Cla-
Erinda, with her journal, 273. From Jack Freeloveston his
mistress, written in the person of a monkey, 286. From John
Shallow, who had lately been at a concert of cat-calls, 297. To
the Spectator, from ; on whims and humorists, 304. From
a gentleman in Denmark, 328. From Queen Ann Boleyn to
Henry VIII. 333. To the Spectator, from a country society
sand infirmary, 411. From a projector for news, 436, 445.
From B. D. desiring the Spectator's advice in a very weighty
affair, 478. From
From, containing a description of his garden,
no 482** From *** with an epigram upon the Spectator, by Mr.
Tate, 504 From, with some reflections on the ocean
9. considered both in a calm and a storm, and a divine ode
e on that occasion, 505. From Will Honeycomb, with his dream
@intended for a Spectator, 515. From Philogamus, in commen-
-idation of the married state, 519. From Titus Trophonius an
Jadnterpréter of dreams, 525. 1 From Will Honeycomb, ooca-
sioned by two stories he had met with, relating to a sale of
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537, &c.

women in Persia and China, 530, &c.
clergyman, being a thought in sickness,
Libels, a severe law against them, 432. Those that write or read
them, excommunicated, 433.i în any ing pheon wilt e hun
Liberty of the people, when best preserved, 236.0 ).
Life, the present, a state of probation, 31. We are in this life no-
thing more than passengers, illustrated by a story of a travel-
ling Dervise, 244. The three important articles of it, 271.
Light and colours, only ideas in the mind, 365.

Livy, in what he excels all other historians, 851, 391. q

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London, the difference of the manners and politics of one part
from the other, 340, &c.

London, Mr. the gardener, an heroic poet, 484rN B
Longinus, an observation of that critic, 171.

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Love, the mother of poetry, 308. The capriciousness of it, 476.
Lover's leap, where situated, 2. An effectual cure for love, 10,

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Lying, the malignity of it, 527, &c. Party-lying, the prevalency
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Man, the merriest species of the creation, 52. What he is, con-
sidered in himself, 415. The homage he owes his creator,
19 ibid. By what chiefly distinguished from all other creatures,
511. He suffers more from imaginary than real evils, 523.
Marriages, the most happy that are preceded by a long courtship,
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Married preferable to a single state, 519. Termed purgatory, by
Tom Dapperwit, 49066-3 fetal

Martial, his epigram on a grave man's being at a lewd play, 423.
Matter, the least particle of it contains an inexhausted fund, 392.
Memory, how improved by the ideas of the imagination, 379.
Merit, no judgment to be formed of it from success, 246.
Meteniorphoses, Ovid's, like enchanted ground, 382.
Metaphor, when noble, casts a glory round it, 395.17
Method, the want of it, in whom only supportable, 479.b The
Vouse and necessity of it in writings, 480. Seldom found in
coffee-house debates, ibid.

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Milton's Paradise Lost, the Spectator's criticism and observations on
that poem, 90, 96, 101, 106, 113, 117, 123, 132. His subject con-
sformable to the talents of which he was master, 139. His fable
amaster-piece, 143 A continuation of the Spectator's criticism T
-on that poem, and length of time contained in the action,


The author's vast genius, 382. His description: of the arch-
-s angel and the evil spirits addressing themselves for the combat,
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Mimickry, art of, why we delight in it, 376.

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