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No.

His soliloquy upon the sudden and unexpect-
ed death of a friend

133

His artifice to engage his different readers 179
The character given of him in his own pre-
sence, at a coffee-house near Aldgate
His aversion to pretty fellows, and the reason
of it

218

261

262

265
266

277

287

355

His opinion of our form of government and re-
ligion
Sometimes taken for a parish sexton, and why 289
His reflections upon Clarinda's journal 323
Accompanies Sir Roger to Westminster Abbey 329
His sacrifices to humanity
His behaviour under reproach, and reasons
for not returning an answer to those who
have animadverted on his paper
His contemplations on Good Friday
The benefits accruing to the public from his
speculations

·

·

His papers much sought for about Christmas,
by all his neighbours

His comparison of the world to a stage
He accompanies Sir Roger to Spring garden
His zeal for the Hanover succession

His invitation to all sorts of people to assist
him

About the stamps

Guardian of the fair sex -
His advertisements

About the price of his paper

Put into the golden scales
A sort of news letter

His acknowledgments to the public
His advice to the British ladies

His adventure with a woman of the town
His description of a French puppet newly ar-
rived

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The different judgments of his readers con-
cerning his speculations
His reasons for often casting his thoughts into
a letter

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His account of a coffee-house debate, relating
to the difference between Count Rechteran
and Monsieur Mesnager

481

The different sense of his readers upon the
rise of his paper, and the Spectator's propo-
sal upon it

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The great concern the city is in upon his de

sign of laying down his paper He takes leave of the town

Breaks a fifty years' silence
How he recovered his speech
Ilis politics
Loquacity
Of no party
A calamity of his
Critics upon him

He sleeps as well as wakes for the public
His dream of Trophonius' cave-
Why the eighth volume published
Speech, the several organs of it
Spenser, his advice to young ladies under the

distress of defamation

His whole creation of shadowy persons
Spies, not to be trusted,
Despised by great men

Spirit, a high one, a great enemy to candour
Spirits, the appearance of them not fabulous
Several species in the world besides ourselves
Spleen, a common excuse for dulness-

Its effects
VOL. II.

58

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355
356

367

367

370

383

384

442

445

463

468

Spring, the pleasantest season of the year
A description of it

His attendants

599
632

231

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449

Sun, the first eye of consequence

461 Sun-rising and setting most glorious show in na

461

·

Sukey's adventure with Will Honeycomb and
Sir Roger de Coverley

Story tellers, their ridiculous punctuality
Strife, the spirit of it

Stripes, the use of them on perverse wives
Stroke, to strike a bold one, what meant by it
Sublime in writing what it is

Sudden, (Thomas esq.) his memorial from the
country infirmary

429

410

250

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Superiority reduced to the notion of quality
To be founded only on merit and virtue
Superstition, the folly of it described

·

An error arising from a mistaken devotion Has something in it destructive of religion Surprise, the life of stories Susanna, or Innocence Betrayed,' to be exhibited by Powell, with a new pair of Elders

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Temple, (Sir William) his rule for drinking Ten, called by Platonic writers the complete number

390

419 Tender hearts, an entertainment for them
439 Tenure, the most slippery in England

489 Terence, Spectator's observations on one of his
382 plays

110

419

53 558

No.

393

423

423

383

202

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209

529

445

305

20

488
523

14 332

523

Sweaters, a species of the Mohock club

523 Swingers, a set of familiar romps at Tunbridge 492
Symmetry of objects, how it strikes
Syncopists,modern ones

411

526

567

438

542

Syncropius, the passionate, his character Syracusan prince, jealous of his wife, how he served her

579

542

550 TALE-BEARERS censured

439

552 Talents to be valued according as they are ap. plied

172

553

555

Taste (corrupt) of the age to what attributed 140, 208 556 Taste of writing, what it is, and how acquired 409 The perfection of a man's taste as a sense Defined

556

409

556

556

That of the English

409 409 95

556 Tears not always the sign of true sorrow
558 Temper, serious, the advantage of it

398

568 Temperance, the best preservative of health
599 What kind of temperance the best

195
195

Templar, one of the Spectator's club, his cha

racter

420

565

448

397

248

138

197

479

319

592

412

219

202

7 201

213 538

2 195

221 627 623

502

594

Terror and pity, why those passions please 418
Thales, his saying of truth and falsehood
Thames, its banks, and the boats on it described 454
That, his remonstrance
80

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Theatre, (English) the practice of it in several instances censured

42, 44, 51
602

Of making love in a Theatre
Themistocles, his answer to a question relating

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Townly, (Frank) his 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 fortune

Tradition of the Jews concerning Moses Tragedy: a perfect tragedy the noblest produc tion of human nature

Titles, the significancy and abuse of them
Tom Tit, to personate singing birds in the Opera
Tom Touchy, a quarrelsome fellow

Tom Trusty, a tender husband and careful fa
ther

Tom Tulip, challenged by Dick Crastin

Flies into the country.

Tom the tyrant, first minister at the coffee-house between the hours of eleven and twelve at Tombs in Westminster Abbey visited by Spec

49

tator

26

26

His reflections upon them Toper, (Jack) his recommendatory letter in behalf of a servant

493

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

614

Torture, why the description of it pleases, and not the prospect

418

560 69

174

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At what time travelling is to be undertaken, and the true ends of it

36 532

Truepenny, (Jack) strangely good-natured-
Trunk-maker, a great man in the upper gallery
in the playhouse
Truth, an enemy to false wit

447

93

93

316

283

237

39

Wherein the modern tragedy exceeds that of
Greece and Rome

39

304

480

5

122

479

91

91

39 39

40

211

Travellers, the generality of them exploded Trees, more beautiful in all their luxuriancy than when cut and trimmed 414 Trimming, the Spectator unjustly accused of it 445 Trueby, (Widow) her water recommended by Sir Roger, as good against the stone and gravel

343

408

449

45

45

364 474

329 82

235 63

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Verses, translation of, pedantic, out of Italian
The Royal Progress ⚫

To Mrs., on her grotto

Vertumnus, an attendant on the spring
Ugliness, some speculations upon it
Vice, as laborious as virtue

624

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

368

Vinci, (Leonardo) his many accomplishments,
and remarkable circumstance at his death 554
Viner, (Sir R.) his familiarity with king
Charles II.

462

Virgil, his beautiful allegories founded on the
Platonic philosophy
Wherein short of Homer

90

273

No.

352

352

507

Virtues, supposed ones not to be relied on -
Vision of human misery

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

59

562

417

· 425 591 603

617

620

632

425

626
633

509

508

454

426

404 395

100

143

460

460

115

403

100

571

580

39

351

404

417

417

93

93

104

243

443

When sincerity may reasonably be suspected 266
The way to preserve it in its integrity
The use of it in our afflictions

394 520 399 604

45

75

Vocifer, the qualifications that make him pass
for a fine gentleman
Volumes: the advantage an author receives of
publishing his works in volumes rather
than in single pieces

219

243

124

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INDEX.

No.1

Understanding, the abuse of it is a great evil
Wherein more perfect than the imagination 420
Reasons for it

420
438

Should master the passions

Universe, how pleasing the contemplation of it 420
Uranius, his great composure of soul
Vulcan's dogs, the fable of them

143
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What Lord Coke said of the widow's tenure
there

Whichenovre bacon flitch, in Staffordshire, who
entitled to it
Whisperers, political

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

117

Who and Which, their petition to the Spectator 78 Whole Duty of Man,' that excellent book turned into a satire

568

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145

415

452

300

506

Wine, not proper to be drank by every one that can swallow

Duty of widows in old times

A custom to punish unchaste ones in Berkshire and Devonshire

614 523

Instances of their riding the black ram there Wig, long one, the eloquence of the bar - 407 William and Betty, a short account of their

Winter gardens recommended and described Wise men and fools, the difference between them

amours

118 William III. king of England, compared with the French king

516

Wimble, (Will) his letter to Sir Roger de Coverley

His character

His conversation with the Spectator

Wise, (Mr.) the gardener, an heroic poet 'Wit, the mischief of it when accompanied with

vice

113 113

113

Very pernicious when not tempered with virtue and humanity

Turned into deformity by affectation
Only to be valued as it is applied
The history of false wit

Nothing so much admired and so little understood

113 113

113

115

118 311

561

573

606

108 108

108 119

126

131

140

477

225

477

23

23

38

58

Every man would be a wit if he could
The way to try a piece of wit

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

·

The god of wit described

The many artifices and modes of false wit May purchase riches, but is not to be purchased by riches

·

Wit, false, why it sometimes pleases
Nothing without judgment

Wits, minor, the several species of them
Wits ought not to pretend to be rich

Woman, the utmost of her character wherein contained

The notion some women have of virtue and vice

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