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OF THE

RIGHT HONOURABLE

JOSEPH ADDISON.

WITH NOTES

BY RICHARD HURD, D.D.

LORD BISHOP OF WORCESTER.

I alrm Editinn.

WITH LARGE ADDITIONS, CHIEFLY UNPUBLISHED,

COLLECTED AND EDITED BY HENRY G. BOHN.

IN SIX VOLUMES.

VOL. II.

LONDON:

HENRY G. BOHN, YORK STREET, COVENT GARDEN

MDCCCLXIII.

JOHN CHILDS AND SON, PRINTERS.

CONTENTS, VOL. II.

THE TATLER.

Introductory Remarks

20. Dramatic News and Criticism

43. Inventory of the Play-house

75. Miss Jenny's Marriage-Choice of Matches in the

Bickerstaff family

81. Vision of the Table of Fame

86. Scene of Country Etiquette

A Dancing-master practising by Book
90. Unity of Sentiment in treating the Passion of Love

-Its allegorical History

93. Letter from Switzerland-On Travelling-Fools not

to be exported—Precautions against Assaults

97. Hercules courted by Pleasure and Virtue, an Allegory

100. Goddess of Justice distributing Rewards

101. Danger of Authors from Pirates

102. Continuance of the Vision of the Goddess of Justice.

103. Applications for Permission to use Canes, &c.

108. Degradation of the Stage-Dignity of Human Na-

ture-Errors of the French Writers

'110. Court of Judicature of the Dead in Reason

111. On the Prevalence of Irreligious Principles

114. Death-bed Scene

116. Court of Judicature on the Petticoat

117. On the Pleasure derived from the Deliverance of the

Good from Danger–The Author's Dream

119. Discoveries of the Microscope-- A Dream

120. The Three Roads of Human Life-Dogget's Benefit

121. Consultation on the Sickness of a Lady's Lap-Dog

-Fondness for Animals

122. The Author's Appearance at Dogget's Benefit–Vir-

tuous feelings of an Athenian Audience

123. Continuation of the Vision of the Three Roads of Life

131. Trial of the Wine-brewers

133. On Silence-Instances of its Significancy

146. Various Cases of Complainers — Dream of Jupiter

and the Destinies

147. Juno's method

to regain Jupiter's Affection

148. On the Diet of the Metropolis-Pernicious Dishes-

False Delicacies .

152. Homer's Description of a future State

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TATLER.

153. Characters in Conversation described as Instruments

of Music

115

154. Virgil's Allegory and Ideas of a future State

119

155. Character of the Upholsterer-A great Politician 124

156. Visit of Telemachus to the other World

128

158. Pedantry of Tom Folio, the Book-broker

132

160. A Visit and Letter from the Upholsterer .

135

161. Dream of the Region of Liberty

138

162. Duty of a Censor-How

performed by the Author-

Subscriptions for the Tatler

142

163. Critical reading of Ned Softly's Poetry

145

165. The Impertinence of Criticism-Sir Timothy Tittle 148

192. Characters in a Stage-coach-Anecdote of two Ladies

and their Husbands, Passengers in a Packet-boat 152

216. Taste of the Virtuosi—Legacy of a Virtuoso—Death

of Mr. Partridge

155

218. On the names given to Flowers, Visit to a Garden 158

220. Account of the Church Thermometer

162

224. On Advertisements—Quackeries—Washes, &c. 165

226. Life of Margery, alias John Young, commonly called

Dr. Young

168

229. Remarks on the Author's Enemies — Fable of the

Owls, Bats, and the Sun

172

239. Remarks on the Author's Enemies—The Examiner. 174

240. The Science of Physic-Quacks of the Time

178

243. Adventures of the Author when invisible

181

249. Adventures of a Shilling :

184

250. Institution of a Court of Honour

188

253. Journal of the Court of Honour

191

254. Sir John Mandeville's account of the Freezing and

Thawing of several Speeches

194

255. Letters from a Chaplain—Thoughts on the Treat-

ment of Chaplains

198

256. Proceedings of the Court of Honour

201

257. Wax-work representation of the Religions of Great

Britain

205

259. Journal of the Court of Honour

210

260. Essay on Noses—Skill of Taliacotius

213

262. Journal of the Court of Honour

218

265. Journal of the Court of Honour

221

267. On appointed Seasons for Devotion-Bacon's Prayer 224

THE SPECTATOR.

1. The Spectator's Account of himself

228

2. Of the Club—Sir Roger de Coverley—the Templar

-Sir Andrew Freeport-Captain Sentry Will.

Honeycomb—The Clergyman

232

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3. Public Credit, a Vision

237

5. On

the Absurdities of the Modern Opera

240

7. Popular Superstitions

243

8. Letters on Masquerades

246

9. Account of various Clubs

249

10. The Uses of the Spectator

253

12. Custom of telling Stories of Ghosts to Children 256

13. Conduct of Lions at the Opera—Merit of Nicolini 259

15. Story of Cleanthe - on Happiness, exemplified in

Aurelia—Fulvia

262

16. Various Articles of Dress -- Lampoons-Scandal-

Politics-Letter from Charles Lillie

265

17. History of the Italian Opera .

268

21. Divinity, Law, and Physic, overburdened with Practi-

tioners

271

23. Ill-natured Satire .

275

24. Letter from a Valetudinarian

278

26. Reflections in Westminster Abbey

282

28. Project of an Office for the Regulation of Signs-a

Monkey recommended for the Opera

285

29. Italian Recitative-Absurdities of the Opera Dresses 288

31. Project of a new Opera

291

34. Success of the Spectators with various Classes of

Readers, represented by the Club

294

35. False Wit and Humour Genealogy of Humour 297

37. Catalogue of a Lady's Library-Leonora

300

39. English Tragedy-Lee-Otway

304

40. Tragedy and Tragi-Comedy

308

42. Methods to aggrandize the Persons in Tragedy

311

44. Stage Tricks to excite Pity-Dramatic Murders 314

45. Ill Consequences of the Peace-French Fashions-

Childish Impertinence

319

46. Paper of Hints dropped-Gospel-gossip-Ogling 322

47. Theory of the Passion of Laughter

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325

50. Remarks on the English, by the Indian Kings 328

55. Effects of Avarice and Luxury on Employments .

332

56. Vision of Marraton

335

57. Mischiefs of Party-Rage in the Female Sex

339

58. Essay on Wit--History of False Wit.

342

59. The same subject continued

346

60. Wit of the Monkish Ages-in Modern Times

350

61. The subject continued

354

62. Difference between True and False Wit--Mist Wit

Mixt 357

63. Allegory of several Schemes of Wit

362

68. On Friendship

367

69. The Royal Exchange-Benefit of extensive Commerce 370

70. Critique on the Ballad of Chevy-Chase

373

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