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Colleges, chiefly erected on religious considerations.
Comet, a remarkable one in 1680 described
Commandments, were made for the vulgar..
Common fame, vision of

Complaisance, useful in conversation to make it
agreeable..

Nox

162 Dream of a window in Aurelia's breast....
Concerning death......

91

91

Of the future punishment of the idle
Dress, the greatest motive to love.

120

108

Not to be too much valued or despised
Genius discovered therein

118
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Criticism on song-writing

On several plays of Dryden's and Lee's
Cromwel, Cliver, what monsieur Paschal says of his
death

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162

Congreve, Mr. characters drawn by him
85, 115
Conscience, is to the soul, what health is to the body 135
The efficacy and force of, in the hour of death..... 135
A good one, the only relief against the pain of ca-
fumny....

135

Conversation, one of the noblest privileges of reason 24
Rules for it....

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Coquette, how she should paint herself
Countrymen, meeting abroad, their familiarity.
Country life, the charms and pleasures of it...
Country, why we are pleased with it...
Courtship, the extravagance of it described
Covetousness, precautions against it...

The vice of, enters deeper into the soul than any
other...

Cunning opposed to wisdom..

Cupid with eyes

Customs, barbarous in England, account of them...
Cyrus, his heroic chastity

Cyr, Saint, account of that monastery founded by
madam Maintenon.

DÆDALUS, his letter about flying.....
Damo, a daughter of Pythagoras, to whom he left
his writings..
David, king, the beauty of his lamentation for Jona-
than

19

Cowards never forgive.....

20
16

Cowley, Mr. criticism on his songs

102

Coxcomb at the head of a family a melancholy thing 165
Crabtree, Major, his sour sayings to the ladies................... 26
Crassus, an old lethargic valetudinarian
Creation, works of, the divine consideration of them 175
Critics, false
12, 16
110

A rabbinical story concerning him..
Davigne, Messrs. father and grandfather of madam
Maintenon, their story....

Davis, Sir George, his adventure with a lion....
Dead men, only, have honours in China...
Death, means to make the thoughts thereof the
sweetest enjoyment..

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An infirmity not to desire it
The hope of good men in it .............
Compared to Proteus...

Whence the abhorrence of it proceeds..
Dedications, the abuse of them...
Dedication of an author to himself..

Wherein they differ from cavillers
The severity of one on the fireworks on the Thames 103
The characters and marks of an ill one by Mr. Con-

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Defamation, the art of it discovered....
Definition of words necessary

Denham, sir John, his directions for translating..
Derham, Mr. his book of Physico-Theology com-
mended...

Des Cartes, discovered the pineal gland in the brain
Detraction, too easily given in to by the ladies.......
Devotion, early hours of, the advantages of it..
Dewlap, Dick, well made for a jester..

Diaper, James, his letter recommending Tom's cof-
fee-house for politeness of conversation....
Diogenes, a severe saying of his to one that slandered

him

Donne, Dr. a criticism on his songs
Dam, concerning Reproof and Reproach

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His opinion concerning the poor and rich..
Distress, a scene of it in the tragedy of Anne Bullen.
Imaginary, the greatest part of man's affliction.... 162
Ditton and Whiston, their letter concerning the lon-
gitude

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Ease, loved by all men..........................
In writing, what it is..

An instance of it in love verses..
Eclogue, meaning of that word
Education, various errors therein
Eliza, the character of a good mother
Enemies, love of them not constitutional
English, famous for oddities...
Epic poem, rules concerning it...
Receipt to make one

Epictetus, his saying concerning censure..
Epigram, a French one, miscalled a song
Epilogue to Cato, by Dr. Garth

Equality in the happiness and misery of men..
Eusden, Reverend Mr. translations of his from

Ought to be abolished..

Dump, Goody, her letter complaining of a sullen
husband.....

Dunkirk, animadversions concerning demolishing
D'Urfey, Thomas, the lyric poet, his merit, and

it....

195, 131

odes..

Compared with Pindar...

Examination, self, advantages attending it.......
Examiner, author of, reproved for insolence, ill
manners and scandal

Misapplies the word Church, and abuses the clergy,
lords, and commons....

His knack at finding out treason in words.
Has no talent for panegyric

Example, influence thereof..................

192

EARRING, Nicholas, Esq. his letter concerning a
scolding wife....
Earth, its inhabitants ranged under two general
heads....

201

135

158

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FABLE, of Pilpay, on the usage of animals...
Fame, common, house of, described....
Family, head of, dangerous when bad

Mistress of, a good one described, from the book
of Proverbs...

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Claudian

127, 164
Eve, her treating of an angel described by Mifton.... 198
Her innocence to be imitated, not her nakedness.. 100
Eveites, women so called, and why....
Evergreen, Anthony, his collection of fig-leaves for
the ladies

A fine one described by Strada
Flattery, a satire against it......

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Letters concerning him.....

33, 63

An advocate for a lady who was said not to be lain
with.....

His insolence to a bishop of the church of England 90
Writes in defence of popery

94
150

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135

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138

Fantastical pleasures, what they are....

Fear of God, all true fortitude founded on it..........+?
Feet, pretty ones, a letter concerning them..
Figleaf, Leonilla, her letter concerning modesty-

150
170

61
100
165

168

154

105
103
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Grateful to human nature

Flies and free-thinkers compared............
Florrella, angry about the tucker...

109

Flying, a humour in the reign of Charles the Second 1
Fontainbleau, palace of, described..
Footman, too fat for his master....

101
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17

Foresight, Frank, his good conduct on his marriage 147
Fornication, a criticism thereon...
Fortitude founded on the fear of God ................................... 117
At war with beauty.

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Holiness, beauty of it

Holt, lord chief justice, his integrity...
Honour, what...

With respect to marriage..

Hawthorn, Nic. his whimsical letter concerning pub-
lic spirit...

Hearty, sir William, why he was not a fine gentle-

man

Henry VII. criticism on the style of Lord Verulain's
History of that king...

Henry IV. of France, a prayer made by him before
a battle

Hermaphroditical habit, described....
Hilaria, her madness and cure..
History, rules for writing it

Of a Greek poet.....

No.

105 Humanity, to be extended to the meanest creature..
449
Humour, the English distinguished by it...
104
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English, accounted for by sir William Temple..
Hunting, a remain of Gothic barbarity
A barbarous custom therein...

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Grave-digger in Hamlet, humour of that character.. (144
Greens, a curious collection to be sold...

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Wherein commendable, and when to be explo-
ded &c.
Described
Temple of, can be entered only through that of
V tue...
Honours, the duty and interest of all nations to be-
stow them on merit.
Horse, described by Homer, Virgil, Oppian, Lucan,
and Pope...

161

93

86

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Job's description of one, better than Homer's or
Virgil's
86
Horses, care of them recommended ............................................6, 61
Hospitals, a visit to them..

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79

For foundlings, recommended ....................... 105
Howd'ye-call Susan, her petition

64

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LADIES, all women such..

Conveniences of their gaming....

Lady's woman, must have the qualifications of a critic
in poetry

Lais, history abuses her

149
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76

Lamentation for Jonathan, David's, its beauties..... 51
Land interest and trade, support each other.......
Largeness of mind, reflections on that disposition... 70
Last day, extracts from a poem of that name by
Dr. Young.

Laudanum, why out of doors at Bath
Laughers, several characters of them
Laughter, the index of the mind..
The chorus of conversation

73
97

91

26

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45

95
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174

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133

111

155

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115

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From Alexander to Aristotle.....

From Nestor Ironside to Pope Clement VIII .......
From Tom Swagger to old Testy

Letters, difficulties which attended the first invention
of them...

179

Their great use.....

172

Lewis XIV. renowned for inviolably keeping treaties 128
Libertine, Athenian, his moral soliloquy.

Prayer of an English libertine...

Liberty of the People, generosity of that principle...
Asserted by Mr. Steele...

81
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83

62

64

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149

145

Freethinkers enemies thereto

Life, its several stages have several pleasures..

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Lilly, Charles, his petition
Liagerers, account of them...

131

Lion, Walsingham's master spy, some account of him 71
To be set up at Button's coffee-house........ 94, 114, 124
Scandalous reports of him ...............................................

134

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140
146

No.

Lions, spies so called, infesting London, described... 146
Liquors, no bribery in them..................
Little men, a club of them.....

160

91

Lizard, sir Ambrose, chooses Mr. Ironside guardian
to his family......

Sir Harry, his character..

Lady, her character, and manner of employing
her time.....
2,5,
Characters of Miss Jane, Miss Annabella, Miss
Betty, Miss Cornelia, and Miss Mary....
Characters of Mr. Thomas, Mr. William, and Mr.
John....

13

97, 107

Loan-bank, a project.
Lock Hospital, patients there, great objects of cha-
rity

Oblations of a chamber-maid thereto
Longbottom, John, the barber, his petition..........
Longinus, his best rule for the sublime

Longitude, proposals concerning the discovery of it..
Love of eneinics, not constitutional...

Love, personated by Ambition and Avarice...........
In low life.....

Loungers, a sect of philosophers at Cambridge..
Lucan, translation of his verses on the transmigra-
tion of souls....

... ...

Lucan, Strada's, commended..
Lucas, Dr. his Practica! Christianity recommended..
Lucifer, his description of a masquerade at the French
ambassador's

154

..

Lucretius, Strada's..

...... 115, 119
Luke, saint, contents of the twenty-fourth chapter
of his gospel...

Lust, opposed to Modesty.....

Martial, his verses on a country seat....
Masquerades, account of them....
......142,
Master, how he should behave to his servants........
The efficacy of his example.....
Mechanics, of general importance.

In what really inferior to gentlemen..
Medals, modern, an error in distributing them..
Proposal for making them more general and use-
ful, by Dr. Swift...

Struck in France, on abolishing duels..........
Meekness, something sublime and heroic in it....
Melancholy, Pills to Purge, a collection of songs so
called....
Melissa and Polydore, their story

Memoirs of the discovery of a French nobleman's
children....

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Lycurgus, the character of a good master............

The Spartan, his good laws concerning matrimony 100
Lyrics, the English, very fine......

124

MACHINES, modern free-thinkers are such......... 130
Mad doctor, account of one, and his medicines......
Maid's tragedy, Mr. Waller's saying of it..
Maintenon, madam, her birth, education, fortune,
and character....

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Married to Scaron...

Memorial from Dunkirk, answered..

Merchants, of great benefit to the public .....
Metamorphoses, of men into lower ranks of being...
Milton's description of Eve's treating an angel...
Milliners, general remarks on them
Mind, strength of, its true happiness..........
Human, restless after happiness....
Principle of attraction therein.......
Misers, observations on them....

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Her power over and marriage to Lewis XIV..
Mankind, ranged under the active and speculative... 130
Mantua-makers, should be expert anatomists... 149
Marlborough, duke of, insulted by the Examiner.... 80
Marriage, the arts of parents in it..... ....... 57, 79

Janglings....

73
113

What often occasions unhappiness therein.....
Extravagant expenses after entering into it cen-
sured..

Lost among the ordinary part of the world.
Modesty pieces laid aside

7

7 Mum, Ned his letter concerning the Silent Club..
Mila, daughter of Pythagoras, account of her and
her works.....

17
26
64

152

108

20
152
87
124

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A modesty piece lost at a masquerade..
Mole-hill, a lively image of the earth....
Moliere, his observation of making a dinner......
Molly, the barber's daughter, her history........
Moralists, quaint, a saying of theirs......

18

115
63

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147
173
154
87
165

1
130

93

Act on the same principles as critics...
Not happy in their riches....
Misochirosophus, Johannes, his humourous letter

168

concerning button orators.....
Mistress of a family, a good one described, from the
book of Proverbs..
Moderate man, an ode by Mr. D'Urfey, commended 67
Modesty, bestows greater beauties than the bloom of
youth

Opposed lust....

99
129
20

67

85

No.

More, Sir Thoras, his poem on the choice of a wife 163
Morning prayer, recommended....

Mortality, bill of, out of the country

65
135
28
150

Moschus, remarks on his Greek pastorals...

Mother, character of a good one..
Motteux, Peter, an unicorn's head to be erected
there....

Mountespan, madam, recommended madam Main-
tenon to Lewis XIV.

84

100
152
87
118
145
159

78

159

196

47
191

165

NATURAL history, a diverting and improving study 160
Natural pleasures, what they are

49

Nature, the contemplation of it, exalts the spirits... 169
Imitated by Art.

103

Necks of women immodestly exposed.. 100, 109, 118, 191
Netherlands, their advantages over the French................
Nomenclators, who......

32

Norwood, John, peruke-maker, his petition..
Nottingham, earl of, and his daughter, defended
against the insults of the Examiner.

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129

79

56
138

138

31

83

126

Philogram, his letter on speech and letters.

77 Philosopher, self taught, Arabian notion of such a

77

83

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Persian Sultan, an instance of the justice of one..
Peruke, a kind of index to the mind

114

107

64

Paschal, Mr. his observations on Cromwel's death.. 136
Passions, disasters attending irregular passions...
Pastoral life, at the first period of the world, its feli-

144

1:0

Plain, Tom, his letter complaining of great hoop

petticoats.....

5
6

44

64

86

Plato, his opinion of a future state

His answer to a scandalous report of him........
What he said of censure.....

84

37

61

192

Criticisms thereon
Rules for writing it.....
Poetry, explained by an allegory..
English, characterised...
French, wherein faulty
Of Sanazarius, condemned...
Patch, parson, why so called...
Patience, opposed to scorn...

Peace proclaimed, and prayers on that occasion......
Pedants, their veneration for Greek and Latin con-
demned
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Pedigrees, the vanity of them ridiculed

Peer, Mr. William, his character and excellencies...
Broke his heart for growing fat....

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Peripatetics of Gray's Inn....

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Petticoat, great, the grievance thereof..
Phænomena of nature, imitated by art..
Pharisees, for what blamed by Christ.....
Philantus, and his cockle shells affronted..

Philips, Ambrose, his excellence in pastoral poetry

30, 32
172

one......

61

...... 174

Philosopher's stone, Mr. Ironside's search after it... 166
Physicians, never take physic
Physico-Theology, by Dr. Derham, recommended..473
Picts, women untuckered, advised to imitate them.. 140
Pidgeon, Bat, the hair-cutter, recommended... 1, 43
His petition

64

Pilpay, his fable on the cruel usage of animals ....... 61
Pindar, compared with Tom D'Urfey
67

Pineal gland in the brain, discovered by Des Cartes.. $5
Voyage through several.

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Pismires, nations of them described.

159

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Possession, true, consists in enjoyment...
Posterity, the regard we should have thereto........ 138
Posture-master, his frolics about clothes.............. 102
Pounce, Hugh, the iron poet, his petition...
Practical Christianity, by Dr. Lucas, a specimen of
that work.....

64

Raleigh, Sir Walter, his saying of Walsingham......
Raphael, the beauties of his picture of our Saviour
appearing to his disciples.......

Reading, how abused....

Recipe for making an Epic poem......

Recluse, idleness exposed

82

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Prior, Matthew, some pretty verses of his..

54

His character of perfect beauty...

85

Prolusions of Strada on the style of poets....112, 115, 122
Property-man at the play-house, his office............

82

At the play, robbed..

....95
195

168

Proteus compared to Death..
Proverbs, when the use of them is insupportable..... 24
Concerning a good mistress of a family..
Providence, a remarkable instance of its interposition
Psalm, 137, translated by Sir Philip Sidney.
Prudes, how they should paint themselves...
Public spirit in Cato..

117

18
140

Humorous mistakes concerning it

33
58

Punning, an apology for it....

36

Purville, Mr. the Property-man, account of his being
robbed.....

Puzzle, Peter, his dream...

Pythagoras, his learning, and that of his family..
His invention of the foundation of British com-

SACRED poetry, pleasant and beneficial...
Sackville, lord Edward, his answer to lord Bruce's
challenge......

Account of his combat with lord Bruce............

141

24

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81

19

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39

158

130

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95
106
155

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431

Reformation of manners, a project for that purpose..107

Religion, enquiries into it, urged
Renown, women of, instances of them..
Repartee, a quick one in parliament
Reproof distinguished from reproach..
Revenge, the wickedness of it..

A remarkable instance of it...
Rich men, what Diogenes said of them.....
Riding-dress, why called Pindaric
Ringwood, Esau, his memorial, in behalf of hunters.
Jack, his temple education described.....
His milliners and shoemakers bill's........
Roarings of Button's lion......
Rochester, bishop of, his definition of wit..
Roscommon, earl of, his rule for translating
Rowley, Mr. his proposal for new globes...
Rural life, what destroyed the tranquillity of it
amongst the first race of men...
Rustysides, his letter on masquerades..............................

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Sadducees, may be called Freethinkers among the
Jews.....

93
28

Sanazarius, his pastorals, condemned.

Santon, Barsisa, his history from the Turkish Tales. 148
Scandal, a vice the fair sex too easily give in to...... 85
Scaron, account of his marriage with madam Main-

47

tenon ...
Schacabac, the Persian, an instance of his complai-

sance

22

142

51

Schools, the pleasure of them...........................
Scorn opposed to patience....

Scriptures, the belief of them considered..
Segonia, John de, account of his combat with his
brother....

129
133

Servants, the duty of masters towards them..........
Sexes, the comparative perfections of them...............................
At war, reconciled by Virtue and Love
Shame, fear of it, overcomes tenderness.....
Public, the use of it

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Shepherd, true character of one in Pastorals....
Short Club, account of it....

seldom angry

Sneezing, a treatise thereon..

Snow, artificial, before the French king..
Snuff, philosophical, the use of it....
Socrates, his remarks on philosophy..
Contemned censure

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Sickness, the effects it has on the mind....
Sidney, Sir Philip, a psalm translated by him...
Silvio, his bill of costs in courting Zelinda...
Similies, difficult to succeed in them...

Sleep, shows the divinity of the human soul...
Sloth more invincible than vice.....
Small-coalman, his musical talent...

Smooth, Arthur, his letter about his wife, who is very

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Sparkler, her letter about the character of Lucia and
Marcia, in Cato...

43

Speculative part of mankind, compared with the ac-,
tive....

Speech, a discourse thereon

130
172

Spies, the use secretary Walsingham made of them. 71
Spleen, the Dutch not subject to it

131

Spring, the beauties of that season described.........
Verses thereon...

Called the youth and health of the year...

Squires, country, ignorant of nature..

Stage, an instance of its force in reforming the world
Statius, Strada's

6 Steele, Mr. his letters against the Examiner
His letters about Dunkirk

17

131

Stomachers for beaus...

Story-tellers, censured for ridiculous punctuality.
Story-telling, not an art, but a knack.

Rules for it

Strada, his excellent prolusions..

Sublime, Longinus, his best rule for it......
Boileau's notes on it......

Sullen husbands complained of...
Swagger, Tom, his letter to Old Testy
Affronted....

Swords, the immoderate length of them condemned

163
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73

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144

Softly, Simon, ill used by a widow...
Soldiers, christian, vigilance recommended to them.
Moved at the distress in a tragedy.
Soliloquy of an Athenian libertine.
Solomon, his choice of wisdom
Somersetshire pastoral ballad
Song, by a lady who loved an ugly man
Writing, a criticism thereon

16

Sophia, refuses a present of jewels on her marriage.. 147
Soul, discovery of the seat of it, by Des Cartes..
Sympathy of....

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South, Dr. extract from his discourse on a good
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TALE-TELLERS, hired to lull people asleep in Ire-
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Tall Club, an account of it

42
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151

Temple education, account of it.....

Temple, sir William, his account of English humour 87
His remarks on the gardens of Alcinous...
His character of the Dutch.....

173
131
109
125

Teraminta, angry about the tucker..

Like a wag-tail.

Terre-filius, at Oxford, reflections on him...
Terrible Club, account of it

Terror, Andrew, the Mohock, a cure wrought on
him

11

Theano, the wife of Pythagoras, taught philosophy.. 165
Theocritus's Idyls, compared with Virgil's Eclogues. 28
Theodosius, the emperor, married to Athenias, a

Grecian virgin...

155

79

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