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328* Correspondence of Gabriel Bullock

Goose and a Watchman-from a

. and Mrs. M. Clark

Steele

Schoolmistress on Dancing

Stecle

329 Visit with Sir Roger de Coverley to

377 Bill of Mortality of Lovers

Addison

Westminster Abbey

Addison | 378 The Messiah, a Sacred Eclogue Pope

330 Letters on the Education of Youth Steele 379 Duty of Communicating Knowledge-

331 Dissertation on

Budgell Objections answered-Rosicrucius's

332 Account of the Sweaters-Letter from

Sepulchre

Budgell

three thrifty Ladies

Steele 380 Letters, requesting Advice in a Case of

333 Criticism on Paradise Lost

Addison Love-On improper Behaviour at

334 On Dancing

Steele

Church-Coquetish Milk Maid-Vir.

Letter on the same subject

Weaver

tue of an Orange Girl-St. Bride's

335 Sir Roger de Coverley at the Theatre Addison Charity School

Steelo

336 On the unaccommodating Disposition

381 Cheerfulness preferable to Mirth Addison

of old men-Impertinence of Shop-

382 On the Frank Acknowledgment of
ping

Steele
Faults

Steele

337 Letter on Education

Budgell | 383 Sir Roger de Coverley's Visit to Spring

338 Letter complaining of a merry Pro-

Gardens

logue to a deep Tragedy

Steele 384 The Bishop of St. Asaph's Preface to

339 Criticism on Paradise Lost

Addison his Sermons

Fleetwood

340 Character of Prince Eugene

Steele 385 Essay on Friendship

Budgell

341 Letter in Defence of Merry Epilogues Budgell | 386 On an obsequious Behaviour-Charac-

342 Story of Hortensius and Sylvana

ter of Acasto-Art of being agreeable

343 Transmigration of Souls-Letter from

in Company

Steele

a Monkey
Addison 387 Motives to Cheerfulness

Addison

344 Epicure Mammon's Letter on eating-

| 388 Poetical Version of Solomon's Song,

On Women taking Snuff

Steele
Chapter Second

Steele

345 Criticism on Paradise Lost

Addison 389 Account of an Atheistical Book-On

346 On true Liberality

Steele

Atheists in general

Budgell

347 of the Mohocks-Manifesto of the Em-

390 On the proper Method of repelling Ca-

peror
Budgell lumny

Steele

348 Letter on Detraction

Steele 391 Heathen Fables on Prayers-Vanity of

349 Consolation and Intrepidity in Death Addison human Wishes

Addison

350 Cruelty of a French Captain-Re-

392 Transformation of Fidelia into a Look-

flections on Courage without Hu-

ing-Glass

Steele
manity

Steele 393 Reflections on the Delights of Spring Addison

351 Criticism on Paradise Lost

Addison 394 On the little Arts of making Interest

352 On early Wickedness-Extract from

with Men in Power

Steele

Tillotson's Sermons

Steele 395 Dangers of the Month of May escaped Budgell

353 Letter on Education

Budgell 396 Letter on Punning,

Orator Henley

354 Character ofa Devotee-Impudent Be-

397 On Compassion-Ann Boleyn's Letter Addison

haviour of People in the streets Steele 398 Amours of Cynthia and Flavia Steele

355 Use to be made of Enemies

Addison 399 Hypocrisy, various kinds of it

Addison

356 Contemplation of the Character of our

400 Arts of Courtship-Caution to the Fair

Saviour

Steele

Sex

Steele

357 Criticism on Paradise Lost

Addison 401 Correspondence between Amoret, a

358 Proper Ingredients of Festivity and

Jilt, and Philander

Budgele

Mirth

Steele | 402 Letters from Silvia, complaining of an

359 History of Will Honeycomb's Amours Budgell unnatural Mother-From a married

360 On Propriety in genteel Dress Steele

Man in Love with his Ward-Con-

361 Letter on Cat-calls-History of them Addison cerning a profligate Lover-Unduti.

362 Letters in Commendation of Brook

fulness of Nephews

Steele

and Hellier's Wine-from a Scholar

403 Speculations of Coffee-house Politi.

in Love

Steele

cians on the Death of the King of

63 Cnticism on Paradi

Addison France

Addison

364 Letter on Travelling Earl of Hardwick 404 On the misapplication of Nature's Gifts Unknown

From a new-married couple-from | 405 On the Improvement of Sacred Music Addison

a Prude

Steele 406 Letters on the Joys and Satisfactions

365 Dangerous Influence of the Month of

of private Life-Translation of a

Bulgell Lapland Song
366 Inconsistencies in Love Thoughts-

407 Character of English Oratory–Use of

Translation of a Lapland Love-song

proper Gestures

Addison

-on a Chambermaid's Perquisites Steele 408 On the Study of Human Nature-the

367 Various Advantages of the Spectators

Passions

Unknown

-Paper-Printing

Addison

409 Characteristics of Taste

Addison

368 Account of the Death of Madam de | 410 Adventures of Sir Roger de Coverley

Villacerfe

Steele

with a Woman of the Town-Trang-

269 Criticism on Paradise Lost

Addison lation of a Chapter in Canticles Steele

370 On the Stage-Dancing recommended Steele

and probably

Tickell

371 Homorous Way of sorting Companies 411–421 Essays on the Pleasures of the

-for Mirth-for useful Purposes

Imagination

Addison

372 Letters in Commendation of Powell, 422 On Raillery-Characters of Callis-

the Puppet-show Man-Club of Pa-

thenes, Acetus, and Minutius Steele

rish Clerks-Lawyer's Club Steele 423 Advice to Gloriana, respecting the studi-

373 On Modesty and Assurance

Budgell ed Addresses of Strephon and Damon

374 On the proper Use of Time-Prag.

424 On good Humour-the Country Infir-

ments from Cæsar

mary

375 History of Amanda

Hughes 425 Beauties of the Evening-Vicissitudes

376 Letters on a Partnership between a

of Night and Day, a Drama. Unknown

Steele

quean

ator

N6.

1 No.

426 Story of Basillius Valentine and his

469 On Benevolence in official Situations Addison

Son

Steele 470 Criticism-Specimen of various Read-

427 The Love of Defamation

ings

428 Various subjects proposed for Specula-

471 On Religious Hope

tion

472 Proposal that the rich Sick should as-

429 Infirmary for ill-humoured People--

sist the poor-on the Loss of Sight Steele

Memorials presented

473 Letters on Affectation of Ignorance-
430 Increase of Beggars-Impostors-im-

from a Poetical Lover-Specimen
proper Freedoms of married People

of the Familiar

431 Negligence of Parents-Letters of

474 Letter complaining of Country Man-

Richard and Sabina Rentfree

ners and Conversation-Dumb Con-

432 On Prejudice and Emulation-a sulky

juror

Wife-April-day Jest

475 On asking Advice in Affairs of Love Addison

433 Advantages of the Sexes associating-

476 On Method in Writing and Conversa-

History of a male Republic

Addison

tion-Characters of Tom Puzzle and
[431 History of a female Republic

Will Dry

435 Female Dress-Mixture of the Sexes in

477 Letter on Gardening

one Person--Female Equestrians

478 Proposal for a Repository of Fashions Steele

436 A Visit to the Bear Garden

Steele | 479 Causes of Unhappiness in the married

437 Character of Sempronia, a Match.

Life

maker-Letter on naked Shoulders

480 Letters from a country Gentleman to

438 On a passionate Temper-the angry

Pharamond ..

Bookseller and calm Customer

From a Lawyer's Clerk

Harper

439 The Manners of Courts-The Spy and

481 Opinions on the Dispute between

the Cardinal

Addison

Count Rechteren and M. Mesnager Addison

440 Proceedings of the Infirmary for ill-

482 Letters from Hen-peckt Husbands-

humoured People

from a Woman married to a Cot-

441 Happiness of Dependance on the Su-

preme Being

483 On attributing our Neighbour's Missor-

442 The Author's Address to his Corres-

tunes to Judgments

pondents—Thesis proposed

484 Letter and Reflections on Modesty Stecle

443 Letters from an English Singer at Ve.

485 On the power of insignificant Objects

nice-Advice to the trading World

-Character of a Templar in Love-
-on Rudepess

Equestrian Lady

444 On Quack Advertisements

486 Letter on Hen-peckt Keepers

445 On thu new Stamp-Success of the

| 487 Essay on Dreams

Addison

Addison | 488 On the Price and Success of the Spec.

446 Degeneracy of the Stage

tator

447 Influence of Custom-Moral deduced

Epigram on the same

Tate

from it

489 Meditations on the Wonders of the

448 On breach of Promises—coming late

Deep, with a Hymn

Addison

to Dinner-Quarrel between Will

490 On Marriage-excessive Fondness Steele
Trap and Stint

491 Story of Rhynsault and Sapphira

449 Filial 'Piety of Fidelia-on the Collu-

492 Advantages of Levity over grave Be-

sion of Gladiators

haviour in young Ladies

450 Letter on the Effects of the Love of | 493 On giving false Characters of Servants

Money

-Letter from Horace to Claudius

451 On Defamatory Publications

Addison

Nero

452 On News-writers and Readers-Speci-

494 On Religious Melancholy

Addison

men of a Newspaper

495 On the Number, Dispersion, and Re-

453 On pious Gratitude-Poem on it

ligion of the Jews

454 Advantages of being so easily pleased

496 Letters on the conduct of gay and

different Characters, in a Tour

foppish Fathers—on Swinging Steele
through the Metropolis

Steele 497 On bestowing Favours on the deserving

455 Letters on Education from the Hus.

-Anecdote of a Portuguese Minister

band of a Scold-on Money-the

of Pope Leo X.
use of Similes

498 Letter on young Templars turning

456 Miseries of Debt and Bankruptcy-

Hackney-coachman

Letter from a Bankrupt and Answer

499 Will Honeycomb's Account of the

457 Proposal for a Newspaper of Whispers Addison Siege of Hersberg, and his Dream Addison

458 On true and false Modesty

500 Defence and Happiness of a married

459 On religious Faith and Practice

Life

Steele

460 Paradise of Fools, a Vision

Parnell 501 Patience, an Allegory

Parnell

Letter on Bowing and Curtesying

502 On the Taste of a Roman and English

at Church

Steele

theatrical Audience

Steele

461 Version of the CXIVth Psalm

503 Ralph Wonder's Account of the Phan-

Complimentary Letter to the Spec-

tom at Church

tator

Steele 504 Substitutes for Conversation—Trick of

462 On pleasant Fellows-Pleasant Cha-

Biting
racter of Charles II.

505 On Conjurers and Revealers of Dreams Addison
463 Weight of Wisdom and Riches, a 506 Reflections on Errors in Marriage-
Vision

Addison Characters of Erastus, Letitia, Taw.
464 Mediocrity of Fortune to be preferred

dry, and Flavilla

Budgell
465 Means of strengthening Faith

507 On Party Lies

Addison
466 On the Advantages of Dancing Steele 508 Description of a Tavern-tyrant-Com-
467 On the Love of Praise-Character of

plaint against a Coxcomb

Steele
Manilius

Hughes 509 On abuses at the Royal Exchange-
468 Death and Character of Dick Eastcourt Steele Maxims of Thrift

ww. Steele

ame

Watts

Addison

Pope

No.

No.

510 On the irresistible Power of Beauty Steele | 548 Letter on Poetical Justice

Unknown

511 Will Honeycomb's Proposal of a Fair

| 549 On Reluctance to leave the World-
for Marriage-Sale of unmarried

Letter from Sir Andrew Freeport on

Women

Addison his retiring

Addison

512 On Giving Advice

550 Proposal for a new Club
T3 Meditation on Death, a Hymn

551 Translation of Greek Epigrams-Letter

514 Vision of Mount Parnassus

Steele

on Law-phrases

Unknown

515 Letters from a Town Coquette to her

552 Recommendations of industrious

Friend, and Answer

Tradesmen-Motteux-Harris

516 On Persecution-Character of William

Rowley-Proposals for New Globes Steele

III.

553 On the Spectator's opening his Mouth

517 Death of Sir Roger de Coverley Addison

-Commendations of him

Addison

518 Letters on Epitaphs

Steele Letter from Oxford Correspondents Unknown

University Physiognomy Orator Henley 554 On the Improvement of Genius Hughes
519 Meditation on Animal Life

Addison 555 Farewell Paper and Acknowledgments
520 On the Death of a beloved Wife Francham

of Assistance-Letter from the Aca-

521 On the Uncertainty and Absurdity of

demy of Painting

Sleele

public Reports

Steele 556 Account of the Spectator opening his

522 Advice to Ladies on Marriage

Mouth

Addison

523 Poetry too often mixed with Mythology

557 On Conversation-Letter by the Am-

-Edict on that Subject

bassador of Bantam

524 On Visions

Steele 558 Endeavours of Mankind to get rid of

Visions of worldly and heavenly

their Burdens, a Dream

Wisdom

Dunlop and Montgomery 559 The same concluded

525 Success of the Spectators--on Marriage

560 Letters, from the Dumb Doctor-from
-Letter of Pliny to Hispulla Hughes a pert Baggage-on the Author's re-

526 On Templars turning Hackney-coach-

covering bis Speech

Unknown

men-Commission to Mr. John Sly Steele 561 Account of the Widow's Club Addison

527 Letter on a Jealous Husband

562 On Egotism-Retailers of old Jokes

From a languishing Lover

563 Letters, from a Blank-complaining of

528 Complaints of Rachel Well-a-day

a choleric Gentleman

Unknown

against the young Men of the Age Steele 564 On Making a just Estimate of the Cha-

529 Rules of Precedency among Authors

racters of Mankind

and Actors

Addison 565 On the Nature of Man-of the Supreme

530 Account of the Marriage of Will Ho-

Being

Addison

neycomb

| 566 Letters on military Life by various

531 On the idea of the Supreme Being

Soldiers

Unknown

532 The Author's Success in produc-

567 Method of political Writers affecting

ing meritorious Writings—Adrian's

Secrecy; Specimen

Addison

Verses

Steele 568 Coffee-house Conversation on the pro-

Verses to the Spectator

Tickell

ceding Paper— The Whole Duty of

Letter from Mr. Sly on Hats

Steele

Man turned into a Libel

533 Letters on Parents forcing the Incli-

569 On Drunkenness

nations of their Children-On Rude-

570 On petty Ambition

Unknown

ness and Impudence

571 Advantages of seeking the Protection

534 Letters from a spoilt rich Beauty-Dap-

of the Supreme Being

Addison

perwit's Question—from a Grocer in

572 On Quacks
Love from an Idol-a Minute from

573 Letter from the President of the Club

Mr. Sly

of Widows

Unknown

535 On vain Hopes of temporal Objects-

574 Advantages of Content

Addison
Story of Alnaschar

575 The present Life preparatory to the

536 The Author's Interview with a Lady

Happiness of Eternity

-ber Letter on proper Employment

576 On Singularity; the Dread and Affec-

for Beaux-Character of a Shoeing-

tation of it

| 577 Letter from a Person supposed to be

537 On the Dignity of Human Nature Hughes crazed-Petition of John-a-nokes and

538 On Extravagance in Story-telling-

Tom-a-styles

Unknown

Epitaph in Pancras Church-yard Addison 578 On personal Identity--Story of Fad-

539 The Intentions of a Widow respecting

lallah

her Suitors

Steele 579 On Adultery-Dogs which guarded the

On Delay in Marriage

Budgell Temple of Vulcan

Addison

On a Clergyman spoiling one of Til

80 On the Glories of Heaven

Jotson's Sermons

Hughes 581 The Author's Answer to his Corres-

540 Letter on the Merits of Spenser

pondents-Letters from a Lover and

541 On Pronunciation and Action

young Lady

Unknoon

542 Criticisms on the Spectator-Letter on

582 On the itch of Writing

Addison

the Decay of the Club

Addison 583 Duty of being usefully employed--on

543 Meditation on the Frame of the Human

Planting

Body

1581 Story of Hilpa

544 Letter from Captain Sentry on the

585 The same concluded

Character of Sir Roger de Coverley,

586 The Use of Dreams

Byrom

and on his own Situation

Sue 587 The Vision of Harts

Unknown

545 Letter from the Emperor of China to

588 On Self-love and Benevolence Grove
the Pope-Note from Mr. Sly

589 On Planting-Folly of destroying

546 On Dishonest Dealing-Cibber's He-

Wood

Unknown

roic Daughter-Letter on a ge-

590 On Eternity

Addison

nerous Benefactor

Steele 591 Questions and Cases of Love

Unknown

547 Cures performed by the Spectator Addison 592 Dramatic Improvements-Criticisms Addison

Pearce

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593 On Dreams, how to be improved Byrom 615 On Fear

Unknown
594 On Calumny

Unknown 616 On Vulgar Phrases--Specimen
595 On the Abuse of Metaphors

617 On strained and pompous Phrases
596 Distresses of a very amorous Gentleman

Specimen
597 The Dreams of various Correspondents - 618 On epistolary Poetry .
598 On a merry and serious Cast of Temper Addison 619 Answers to various Correspondents
599 The Cave of Trophonius, a Dream Unknoron 620 The Royal Progress, a Poem

Tickell
600 Various Opinions of future Happiness Addison 621 On improper Pride

Unknown
601 On Benevolence--Causes which ob

| 622 Memoirs of an honest country Gentle-
struct it

Grove

man
602 Advantages of an Air of Importance 623 Account of the Custom of Enborne
in making Love

Unknown | 624 Division of Mankind into Classes
603 Phæbe, a Poem

Byrom

Pursuits of Avarice, Ambition, &c.
604 On a Desire of knowing future Events Unknown 625 Questions in Love solved by the Love
005 A difficult Case in Love resolved

Casuist
606 Embroidery recommended to the ladies 626 On Novelty

Grove
607 Qualities necessary to make Marriage 627 Letter to Zelinda, from her Lover-his
bappy-The Flitch of Bacon Unknown Death

Unknown
608 List of Persons who demanded the

628 On Eternity
Flitch of Bacon

Translation of Cato's Soliloquy
609 Letters on the improper Dress of young

629 Absurd Claims of Reward

Unknown
Clergymen-On antipathies—against 630 Church Music recommended Impro-
Embroidery

per behaviour in Church
610 Applause of men not to be regarded

631 On Cleanliness
Story of Gyges

632 Power of Numbers—Grotto-work
611 Letter from a Lady insulted by her Se.

Verses on a Grotto

Unknown
ducer-Reflections on the Subject

633 On Oratory- Advantages from Chris-
612 On the Pride of Genealogy

tianity

Pearce
613 Letters on Ambition-Eloquence of 634 On aiming at Perfection

Unknown
Beggars from a Lady marked by the 635 Enlargement of the Powers of the
Small Pox

Mind in a future State

Grove
614 Questions on Widows, answered by the

Love Casuist-Custom of Enborne

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ORIGINAL DEDICATIONS.

VOLUME THE FIRST.

TO JOHN LORD SOMERS, BARON OF EVESHAM. My Lord,

the interests of Europe in general; to which I SHOULD not act the part of an impartial I must also add, a certain dignity in yourself, Spectator, if I dedicated the following pa- that (to say the least of it) has been always pers to one who is not of the most consum- equal to those great honours which have mate and most acknowledged merit. been conferred upon you.

None but a person of a finished character. It is very well known how much the · can be a proper patron of a work which church owed to you in the most dangerous endeavours to cultivate and polish human day it ever saw, that of the arraignment of life by promoting virtue and knowledge, its prelates;* and how far the civil power, and by recommending whatsoever may be in the late and present reign, has been either useful or ornamental to society. lindebted to your counsels and wisdom.

I know that the homage I now pay you, But to enumerate the great advantages is offering a kind of violence to one who is which the public has received from your as solicitous to shun applause, as he is as- administration, would be a more proper siduous to deserve it. But, my lord, this is work for a history, than for an address of perhaps the only particular in which your this nature. prudence will be always disappointed. Your lordship appears as great in your

While justice, candour, equanimity, a private life, as in the most important offices zeal for the good of your country, and the which you have borne. I would, therefore, most persuasive eloquence in bringing over rather choose to speak of the pleasure you others to it, are valuable distinctions, you afford all who are admitted to your conare not to expect that the public will so far versation, of your elegant taste in all the comply with your inclinations, as to forbear polite arts, of learning, of your great hucelebrating such extraordinary qualities. It manity and complacency of manners, and is in vain that you have endeavoured to of the surprising influence which is peculiar conceal your share of merit in the many to you, in making every one who converses national services which you have effected. with your lordship prefer you to himself, Do what you will, the present age will be without thinking the less meanly of his own talking of your virtues, though posterity talents. But if I should take notice of all alone will do them justice.

that might be observed in your lordship, I Other men pass through oppositions and should have nothing new to say upon any contending interests in the ways of ambi- other character of distinction, I ain, tion; but your great abilities have been in

MY LORD, vited to power, and importuned to accept Your Lordship's most devoted, of advancement. Nor is it strange that this

Most obedient humble servant, should happen to your lordship, who could

THE SPECTATOR. bring into the service of your sovereign the arts and policies of ancient Greece and Rome; as well as the most exact knowledge

* He was one of the counsel for the seven bishops im

peached in 1688. of our own constitution in particular, and of

VOLUME THE SECOND.

TO CHARLES LORD HALIFAX. My Lord,

passionate veneration I have for your lordSIMILITUDE of manners and studies is ship, I think, flows from an admiration of usually mentioned as one of the strongest qualities in you, of which, in the whole motives to affection and esteem: but the course of these papers, I have acknow

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