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Temper, serious, the advantage of it,
Temperance the best preservative of health,

What kind of temperance the best,

Templar, one of the Spectator's club, his character,
Temple (Sir William), his rule for drinking,

Ten, called by the Platonic writers the complete number,
Tender hearts, an entertainment for them,
Tenure, the most slippery in England,

Terence, the Spectator's observations on one of his plays,
Terror and pity, why those passions please,
Thales, his saying of truth and falsehood,
Thames, its banks, and the boats on it described,
That, his remonstrance,

Theatre (English), the practice of it in several instances cen-
sured,

Of making love in the theatre,

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Themistocles, his answer to a question relating to the mar-

rying his daughter,

Theodosius and Constantia, their adventures,

Theognis, a beautiful saying of his,

Thimbleton (Ralph, his letter to the Spectator,

Thinking aloud, what,

Thoughts, of the highest importance to sift them,

Thrash (Will) and his wife, an insipid couple,

Thunder, of great use on the stage,

Thunderer to the playhouse, the hardships put upon him,

and his desire to be made a cannon,

Tickell (Mr.), his verses to the Spectator,

Tillotson (Archbishop), improved the notion of heaven
and hell,

Time, our ill use of it,

The Spectator's direction how to spend it,
How the time we live ought to be computed,
Title page (Anthony), his petition to the Spectator,
Titles, the significancy and abuse of them,

Tom Tit, to personate singing birds in the Opera,
Tom Touchy, a quarrelsome fellow,

Translation of verses pedantic out of Italian,
The Royal Progress,

164 Vertumnus, an attendant on the spring,

464 Ugliness, some speculations upon it,

432 Vice as laborious as virtue,

211 Villacerfe (Madame de), an account of her death, and the
manner of it,

399

522 Vinci (Leonardo), his many accomplishments, and remark
able circumstance at his death,

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Viner (Sir Robert), his familiarity with King Charles II.
Virgil, his beautiful allegories founded on the Platonie plus

sophy,

Wherein short of Homer,

His fable examined in relation to Halicarnassus's history
of Æneas,

His genius,

Compared with Homer,

When he is best pleased,

480 Virtue, the exercise of it recommended,
Its influence,

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Tom Tulip, challenged by Dick Crastin,

Tom Trusty, a tender husband and careful father,

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Flies into the country,

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Tom the Tyrant, first minister at the coffee-house between
the hours of eleven and twelve at night,

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Toper (Jack), his recommendatory letter in behalf of a ser

Tombs in Westminster Abbey visited by the Spectator,
His reflections upon them,

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Torre, in Devonshire, how unchaste widows are punished
there,

Torture, why the description of it pleases, and not the pros-"
pect,

Townly (Frank), bis letters to the Spectator,
Trade, the benefit of it to Great Britain,

Trading and landed interest ever jarring,

The most likely means to make a man's private for
tune,

Tradition of the Jews concerning Moses,

Tragedy: a perfect tragedy the noblest production of bu

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Its near relation to decency,

The most reasonable and genuine source of, honour.!
Of a beautiful nature,

The great ornaments of it,

To be esteemed in a foe,

When the sincerity of it may reasonably be suspected,
The way to preserve it in its integrity,

The use of it in our afflictions,

Virtues, supposed ones not to be relied on,

493 Vision of human misery,

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418

69

Visit: a visit to a travelled lady, which she received in her

bed, described,
Vocifer, the qualifications that make him pass for a fine p

tleman,

560 Volumes: the advantage an author receives from publishin
his works in volumes, rather than in single pieces,
174 Understanding, the abuse of it is a great evil,
Wherein more perfect than the imagination,
Reasons for it,

283

237

Should master the passions,
Universe, how pleasing the contemplation of it,
39 Uranius, his great composure of his soul,
Vulcan's dogs, the fable of them,

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39 WAGERING disputants exposed,
39 Wall, the prodigious one of China,

Wars, the late, made us so greedy of news,
40 Wasps and doves, in public, who,
211 Wealth, the father of love,

343

Wealthy men fix the character of persons to their tire

stances,

408 Wedlock, the state of it ridiculed by the town withings,

448 Weed (Ephraim), his letter to the Spectator about his mar

45

riage and estates,

45 West Enborne, in Berkshire, a custom there for widows.
What Lord Coke said of the widows' tenure there,

364 Whichenover, hacon flitch, in Staffordshire, who entitled

474

to it,
Whisperers, political,

414 Whispering place, Dionysius the tyrant's,
445 White (Moll), a notorious witch,

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Who and Which, their petition to the Spectator,
Whole Duty of Man,' that excellent book turned in

satire.

Widow (the), her manner of captivating Sir Roger de Co

verley,

Her behaviour at the trial of her cause,

Her artifices and beauty,

Too desperate a scholar for a country gentleman,
Her reception of Sir Roger,

Whom she helped to some tansy, in the eye of all the

country,

Has been at the death of several foxes,
Sir Roger's opinion of her, that she either designs

marry or she does not,

Widows, the great game of fortune-hunters,

Widows club, an account of it,

A letter from the president of it to the Spectator, abou

her suitors,

Duty of widows in old times,

A custom to punish unchaste ones in Berkshire and D

vonshire,

Instances of their riding the black ram there,

395 Wig, long one, the eloquence of the bar,

100 William and Betty, a short account of their amours.

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The god of wit described,

Mr. Locke's reflection on the difference between wit and
judgment,

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The many artifices and modes of false wit,

May purchase riches, but is not to be purchased by
riches,

Vit (false), why it sometimes pleases,

Nothing without judgment,

Vits, minor, the several species of them,

Wits ought not to pretend to be rich,

Voman, the utmost of her character wherein contained,
The notion some women have of virtue and vice,
A definition of woman by one of the fathers,

The general depravity of the inferior part of the sex,
They wholly govern domestic life,

Foman of quality, her dress the product of a hundred cli-

mates,

Voman's man described,

His necessary qualifications,

Vomen the more powerful part of our people,

Their ordinary employments,

Smitten with superficials,

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416 Writing, the difficulty of it to avoid censure,
419 Writing unintelligibly, the art of it much improved,

Reproved for their neglect of dress after they are mar.

Their wonderful influence upon the other sex,

58 Words, the abuse of them demonstrated in several instances, 373
The pleasures proceeding to the imagination from the
ideas raised by them,

Work necessary for women,

World (the), considered both as useful and entertaining,

The present world a nursery for the next,

World of matter, and life, considered by the Spectator, 519
Writer, how to perfect the imagination,

Who among the ancient poets had this faculty,

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92

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98

128

154

156

182

247

433

486

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416

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