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Inconstancy described by Hamlet, 106.
Indibilis's wife restored by Scipio, 58.
Industry, knights of, an account of them, 73.

KNIGHTS, of the Industry, their designs on a young heir, 73.
Knockers, exercise of them taught, 105.

LABOUR for the public, unsuccessful, 67.
Ladies, treating them in organ lofts censured, 61.
Lalo, colonel, killed in a battle with the French, 64.
Landlord, Alexander, his laconic love letter, 74.
Laura, account of her perfections and excellent character, 54.

despised by her husband, ibid.
Learning only improves nature, 62.

what it is, and what it is not, ibid.
Letter from marshal Boufflers to the French king, 77.

penny-post letters sent as reprimands, 67.

should be the produce of the place, instanced in one
from Switzerland, 93.
Libellers censured, 92.

distinguished from satirists, ibid.
Lights well disposed in assemblies enlarge the thoughts, 108.
Lillie, Charles, catalogue of his wares, 94. and 101.

bis letter, 92.

ordered to prepare blank licences for wearing
canes, 103.

recommended, 92.
Lisander and Corinna, a married couple, among Mr. Bicker-

staff's dead, 54.
Living men, who, 96.
Lizard, that friendly animal compared to a satirist, 85.
Lorio, Maria's lover, his character, 91.
Love, a mixture of pleasure and pain, 90.

complained of by Diana Doubtful, 98.
founded on reason and choice, 82,
its effects and cure, 107.
life insipid without it, 90.
sentiment of it the same in all nations, ibid.

the history of it in an allegory by Plato, 90.
Love letters between Mr. Bickerstaff and Maria, 83.

found in a grave, 104.
Lucretia, her story, merit, and character, 84.

MACBETH, a scene of distress in that play, 68.
Madonella, the Platonic, her scheme, 63.
Mævius writes verses in commendation of his own works, 91.

Maria, perplexed in her choice between a man of merit and

a man of fortune, ibid.
Marinus, a good sea officer, opposed to a fellow of fire, 61.
Marlborough, John, duke of, his merit, 55. 64. and 66.
Marriage, how men's minds and humours may be changed
by it, 75.

two ladies desirous of marrying the same man to
prevent parting, 69.

verses on, out of Milton, 79.

unhappy, from what proceeding, ibid.
Married persons often overlook their enjoyments, 95.
Martius, the character of an unlearned wit, 58.
Mathematical sieve to sift impertinences, 51.
Matrimony, no medium therein, 79.
Melancholy, the delight of men of knowledge and virtue, 89.
Men, wherein they may distinguish themselves, 98.
Mercer, account of one who could not enjoy a thousand

pounds a year, 66.
Merit, obscure, should be produced to public view, 84.
Milton, his description of Eve's pleasure in the society of

Adam, 114.
Miner, who so in conversation, 88.
Mirrour, Tom, the pantomime, an account of him, 51.
Modest men distinguished from modest fellows, 52.
Modesty described, ibid.

different in men and women, ibid.
its advantages in men, 86.

the chief ornament of the fair-sex, 84.
Monoculus a grave sharper, 56.
Mons invested by the English, 62. and 76.

taken, 83.
Morphew, John, appointed Mr. Bickerstaff's chamber
keeper, 103.

made general of the dead men, ibid.

Nassau, prince of, his gallantry, 69.
Nestor, a great, but too modest an architect, 52.
No, when to be used by young people, 83.
Nonsense a prevailing

part of eloquence among ladies, 60.
Nunnery erected by Platonne, 63.

manner of receiving young ladies into some nun-
neries in popish countries, 96.

ORLANDO the Fair, his history, 51.

- his way of contemning the world, ibid.
Organ-loft, a treat given to ladies there censured, 61.

Orson Thicket, his character and passion for Cleora, 98.
Osmyn, the inconstant husband, his character and behaviour

to his wife, 53.

Pætus, manner of his death, and the magnanimity of his

wife, 72.
Painting the face censured, 61.
Panegyric, a theme for Mr. Bickerstaff, 63.

on Mr. Bickerstaff for confessing his faults, ibid.
Partridge, Mr. John, account of his intended funeral, 99.

advertisement in his almanack that he is
alive, and calling Mr. Bickerstaff a knave, 96.

his manner of surprising sharpers, 56.

walks and denies his death, 59.
Pendergrass, sir Thomas, killed in a battle, 64.
Penny-post letters sent as private reprimands, 67.
Perhaps, when that word betrays a certain decay of affection,

Physicians, character of a generous one, 78.

good ones of great use in a common-wealth, ibid.

ordered from Bath, 77.
Pirates in printing and bookselling, complained of and cen-
QUARREL, matrimonial, prevented, and advice thereon, 85.

sured, 101.
Pistols, a fatal accident occasioned by loaded pistols, 82.
Plato, his history of love, 90.
Platonic nunnery established, 63. .
Players blamed for inserting words of their own in their

parts, 89.
Playhouse on fire in Denmark, 94.
Poetasters, catalogue of the labours of one, 106.

ridiculed, ibid.
Poetry, efficacy of it on the mind, 98.

sir Francis Bacon's account of it, 108.
Posture-master, his beholders censured, ibid.
Powell, junior, an excuse for writing against him, 51.
Praise, generous and heroic spirits most sensible of it, 92.

how coveted by great men, ibid.

to be regarded only as relating to things strictly true,
Præ-adamites, no wit or humour in their practices, 69.

threatened, ibid.
Priesthood, when the highest honour, ibid.
Prodicus, a noble allegory of his, 97.
Prudes, a name for courtly hypocrites, 102.
Punctuality a suspicious circumstance in visiting, 109.
Pythagoras, one of his golden sayings, 108.

RAFFLING-SHOP, kept by a lawyer at Hampstead, 59.
Rape-trials, most attended by women, 84.
Richard the Third, effect of reading that tragedy, 90.
Riches, the use and abuse of them, 57.
Ridicule, how to be used, 63.

when the effect of reason, ibid.
Risibility the effect of reason, ibid.
Rochefoucault, his writings censured, 108.
Rosin, Will, the Wapping fidler, history of his life, 105.

stratagem of his wife to prevent the marriage
of her gallant, ibid.
Round stool, a gentleman affronted by being placed on one,


SALLUST, wherein partial, 62.
Satire, in what cases useful, 61.
Satirists censured when they depreciate human nature, 108.

distinguished from libellers, 92.
Scorn the cause of laughter, 63.
Serpents, who to be accounted such in conversation, 88.
Shakspeare, his excellence, 68.

his mind thoroughly seasoned with religion, 110.
Sharpers defended, 57.

represented by a pack of hounds, 59.
their character and reception, 56.

their practices at Bath, 65.
Sieve, mathematical, to sift impertinences, 51.
Smith, Dr., Mr. Bickerstaff's corn-cutter, 103.
Smyrna coffee-house recommended for music, poetry, and

politics, 78.
Snap-dragon, illustrated and described, 85.
Society, the pleasures thereof described by Milton, 114.
Soul, human, considered, 87.
Spa-water, design of the coquettes to buy it all up, 107.
Speaking doctor at Kensington, account of him, 70.

what manner of it most offensive, 92.
Speech in its greatest perfection in an accomplished woman,

Spleen, a never failing remedy for it, 80.
Squibs, a branch, of gunners, who to be so accounted, 88.
Squires, country, described, 96.
Staremberg, general, overthrows the army of the duke of
Anjou, 74.

takes Balaguier, 76.

Stentor, a singer at St. Paul's admonished by one at St.
Peter's, 61.

injuries done by his bawling, 54.

reproved, ibid.
Strephon, his manner of winning a lady, 60.
Sweden, king of, defeated by the Russians, 55. and 58.
Switzerland, a prospect in it described, 93.

TABEO, his character, 63.
Tenderness and humanity inspired by the Muses, 98.

no true greatness of mind without it, ibid.
Theatres recommended as useful, 99.
Tillotson, archbishop, what the copy of his sermons sold for,

Tournay, bravery of the besiegers there, 59.

surrendered, 62.
Travelling useless to many, 93.

will not make a fool a wise man, ibid.
Trials for rapes mostly attended by women, 84.
Tristram, sir, the banker, his character, 57.
Triumphs abused by the Romans with regard to captives, 63.
Trubies, character of that family, ibid.
Trump, Tom, his defence of gamesters and sharpers, 57.

VAPER, Will, his speech concerning sharpers, 56.
Valetudinarians, pretended ones, 77.
Varillis, truly happy in the possession of modesty, 52.
Verses from Dryden, 51.

Garth's Dispensary, 105.
Milton, 79. 98. 102. and 114.
Shakspeare, 53. 106. and 111.

sir John Suckling, 57.
on marriage, 79.

on the death of Pætus and Arria, 72.
Virtue, its recommendation and great ornaments, 93.
Vision of justice, 100.

of the mountain and temple of Fame, 81.
Visits, a day-book kept of them, 109.

ridiculed and censured, ibid.

when unseasonable, 89
Upholders company permitted to bury the dead, 99.

their advertisement for the funeral of
Dr. Partridge, ibid.

their petitions and proposals, ibid.
Vulgar, who to be accounted so, 69.

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