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Dreams, in what manner considered by the Spectator, N. 487;
the folly of laying any stress upon, or drawing conse.
. quences from our dreams, 505 ; the multitude of dreams
sent to the Spectator, 524.
Dry (Will) a man of a clear head, but few words, N. 476.
EMBELLISHERS, what persons so called, N. 521.
Epictetus the philosopher, his advice to dreamers, N. 524.
Epistles recommendatory, the injustice and absurdity of most
of them, N. 493.
Essays, wherein differing from methodical discourses, N.
FABLES, the great usefulness and antiquity of them, N.
Fairs for buying and selling of women customary among the
Persians, N. 511.
Fancy, the daughter of Liberty, N. 514.
Fashions, the vanity of them, wherein beneficial, N. 478.
A repository proposed to be built for them, ibid, the balance
· of fashions leans on the side of France, ibid. the evil in-
fluence of fashion on the married state, 490.
Fashionable society (a board of directors of the proposed,
with the requisite qualifications of the members, N. 478.
Fools naturally mischievous, N. 485.
Frankair (Charles) a powerful and successful speaker, N.
Freeport (Sir Andrew) his resolution to retire from business,
French much addicted to grimace, N. 481.
Friendship, a necessary ingredient in the married state, N.
490 ; preferred by Spenser to love and natural affection,
GARDEN, the innocent delights of one, N. 477 ; what part
of the garden at Kensington to be most admired, ibid.
in what manner gardening may be compared to poetry,
Gladness of heart to be moderated and restrained, but not
banished by virtue, N. 494.
God, an instance of his exuberant goodness and mercy, N.
519; a being of infinite perfections, 513.
HARRIS (Mr) the organ builder, his proposal, N. 552.. :
Heads never the wiser for being bald, N. 497.
Heraclitus, a remarkable saying of his, N. 487. .
Ierodotus, wherein condemned by the Spectator, N. 483.
Hobson (Tobias) the Cambridge-carrier, the first man in
England who let out hackney-horses, N. 509 ; his justice in
his employment, and the success of it, ibid.
Honeycomb (Will) resolved not to marry without the advice
of his friends, N. 475 ; his translation from the French of
an epigram, written by Martial in honour of the beauty of
his wife Cleopatra, 490 ; his letters to the Spectator, 499,
511; marries a country.girl, 530.
Hope, the folly of it, when misemployed on temporal objects,
N. 585; instanced in the fable of Alnaschar the Persian
Horace, his recommendatory letter to Claudius Nero in behalf
of his friend Septimius, N. 493.
Humanity not regarded by the fine gentlemen of the age, N.
Husband, a fond one described, N. 479.
Hymen, a revengeful deity, N. 630. ..
JEWS, considered by the Spectator, in relation to their num-
ber, dispersion, and adherence to their religion, N. 495 ;
and the reasons assigned for it, ibid. the veneration paid by
them to the name of God, 531.
Independent minister, the behaviour of one at his examination
- of a scholar, who was in election to be admitted into a col.
lege of which he was governor, N. 494.
Ingratitude, a vice inseparable from a lustful mind, N. 491.
Instinct, the several degrees of it in several different animals,
Invention, the most painful action of the mind, N. 487.
Justice to be esteemed as the first quality in one who is in a
post of power and direction, N. 479.
LAUGHTER, the distinguishing faculty in man, N. 494.
Learning highly necessary to a man of fortune, N. 506.
Leo. X, a great lover of buffoons and coxcombs, N. 497 ; in
what manner reproved for it by a priest, ibid.
Letters to the Spectator; from J. R. complaining of his neigh-
bours, and the turn of their conversation in the country, N.
474; from Dulcibella Thankley, who wants a direction to
Mr. Campbell, the dumb fortune-teller, ibid. from B. D. de.
siring the Spectator's advice in a weighty affair, 476; from
........... containing a description of his garden, 477 ; from
. A. B. with a dissertation on fashions, and a proposal for
a building for the use of them, 478; from Monsieur Chez-
luy to Phiaramond, 480 ; to the Spectator from ............ a
clerk to a lawyer, ibid. from ............. being a lady married
to a cot quean, 482; from ........... with a dissertation on mo.
desty, 484; from .......... containing reflections on the pow-
erful effects of trifles, and trifling persons, 485; from a
handsome black man, two pair of stairs in the paper build.
ings in the temple, who rivals a handsome fair man up one
pair of stairs in the same building, 485 ; from Robin Shor.
ter, with a postscript, ibid. from ............. with an account of
the unmarried henpecked, and a vindication of the married,
486; from ............ with an epigram on the Spectator by Mr.
Tate, 488 ; from ............ with some reflections on the ocean
considered born in a calm and a storm, and a divine ode on
that occasion, 489; from Matilda Mohair, at 'Tunbridge,
complaining of the disregard she meets with, on account of
her strict virtue, from the men, who take more notice of
the romps and coquettes than the rigids, 492 ; from T. B.
complaining of the behaviour of some fathers towards their
eldest sons, 496; from Rachel Shoestring, Sarah Trice, an
humble servant unknown, and Alice Bluegarter, in answer
to that from Matilda Mohair, who is with child, and has
crooked legs, ibid. from Moses Greenbag, the lawyer, giv,
ing an account of some new brothers of the whip, who have
chambers in the Temple, 498; from Will Honeycomb, with
his dream, intended for a Spectator, 499; from Philogamus
in commendation of the married state, 500 ; from Ralph
Wonder, complaining of the behaviour of an unknown
lady at the parish church near the bridge, 503 ; from Titus
Trophonius, an interpreter of dreams, 505 ; from ............
complaining of the oppression and injustice observed in the
rules of all clubs and meetings, 508; from Hezekia Thrift,
containing a discourse on trade, 509; from Will Honeycomb,
occasioned by two stories he had met with relating to a sale
of women in Persia and China, 511 ; from the Spectator's
clergy man, being a thought in sickness, 513; from ..........
with a vision of Parnassus, 514; from .......... with two
inclosed, one froin a celebrated town coquette to her friend
new ly married in the country, and her friend's answer,
515; from Ed. Biscuit, Sir Roger de Coverley's butler, with
an account of his master's death, 517; from ............. condol.
ing with him on Sir Roger's death, with some remarkable
epitaphs, 518 ; from Tom Tweer on physiognomy, &c. ibid.
from F. J. a widower, with some thoughts on a man's beha-
viour in that condition, 520; from ........... a great enemy to
public report, 521; from T. W. a man of prudence, to his
mistress, 522; to the Spectator, from B. T. a sincere lover,
to the same, ibid. from ............. dated from Glasgow in Scot.
land, with a vision, 524 ; from Pliny to his wife's aunt
Hispulla, 525; from Moses Greenbag to the Spectator, with
a farther account of some gentlemen-brothers of the whip,
526; from Philagnotes, giving an account of the ill effects
of the visit he paid to a female married relation, 527; from
............ who had made his mistress a present of a fan, with
a copy of verses on that occasion, ibid. from Rachel Well-
aday, a virgin of twenty three, with a licavy complaint
against the men, 528; from Will Honeycomb lately married
to a country girl, who has no portion, but a great deal of
of virtue, 530; from Mr. Pope, on the verses spoken by the .
emperor Adrian upon his death-bed, 532; from Dustereras.
tus, whose parents will not let him choose a wise for him.
self, 533 ; from Penance Cruel, complaining of the be..
haviour of persons who travelled with her in a stage.coach
out of Essex to London, ibid. from Sharlot Wealthy, set.
ting forth the hard case of such women as are beauties and.
fortunes, 534; from Abraham Dapperwit, with the Specta.
tor's answer, ibil. from Jeremy Comfit, a grocer, who is in
hopes of growing rich by losing his customers, ibid. fronz
Lycinda Parley, a coffee-house idol, ibid. from C. B. re.
commending knotting as a proper amusement to the beaus,
536; from ........... a shoeing-horn, ibid. from Relicta Lovely,
a widow, 539; from Eustace, in love with a lady of eighteen,
whose parents think her too young to marry by three years,
ibid. from ........... complaining of a young divine, who mur:
dered Archbishop Tillotson's sermon upon evil speaking,
ibid. from ........ with a short critique on Spenser, 540 ;
from Philo.Spec, who apprehends a dissolution of the Spec.
tator's club, and the ill consequences of it, 542; from cap.
tain Sentry, lately come to the possession of Sir Roger de
Coverley's estate, 544 ; from the emperor of China to the
pope, 545; from W. C. to the Spectator, in commendation
of a generous benefactor, 546 ; from Charles Easy, setting
forth the sovereign use of the Spectators in several remark-
able instances, 547 ; from ........... on poetical justice, 548;
from Sir Andrew Freeport, who is retiring from business,
549; from Philonicus, a litigious gentleman complaining of
some unpolite law-terms, 551; from T. F.G. S. j. T. E. T.
in commendation of the Spectator, 553.
London (Mr.) the gardener, an heroic poet, N. 477.
Love, the capriciousness of it. N. 475; the romantic style in
which it is made, 479 ; a nice and fickle passion, 506 ;
a method proposed to preserve it alive after marriage,
Lying, the malignity of it, N. 507 ; party lying, the preva.
lency of it, ibid.
Lysander, his character, N. 522.
MAN, by what chiefly distinguished from all other creatures,
N. 494; suffers more from imaginary than real evils, 505 ;
his subjection to the female sex, 510; wonderful in his na-
Married condition' rarely unhappy, but from want of judg-
ment of temper in the husband, N. 479; the advantages of
it preferable to a single state, ibid, and 500; termed purga-
tory by Tom Dapperwit, 482 ; the excellence of its institu-
tion, 490 ; the pleasure and uneasiness of married persons,
to what imputed, 506 ; the foundation of community, 522;
for what reason liable to so much ridicule, ibid. some fur-
ther thoughts of the Spectator on that subject, 525.
Matter, the basis of animals, N. 519.
Men of the town rarely make good husbands, N. 522.
Method, the want of it, in whom only supportable, N. 476;
the use and necessity of it in writings, ibid. seldom found in
coffee-house debates, ibid.
Mind (human) the wonderful nature of it, N. 554.
Misfortunes, our judgments upon them reproved, N. 483.
Modesty an unnecessary virtue in the profession of the law,
N. 484 ; the sentiments entertained of it by the ancients,
ibid. rules recommended to the modest man by the Specta-