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Evites, women so called, and why, 142.
Evergreen, Anthony, his collection of fig-leaves for the ladies,

ibid.
Eusden, Reverend Mr., translations of his from Claudian,

127. 164.
Examination, self, advantages attending it, 158.
Examiner, his insolence to a bishop of the Church of Eng-
land, 90.

writes in defence of popery, ibid. his knack at
finding out treason in words, 160. has no talent for pane-
gyric, 170.

Family, head of, dangerous when bad, 165.

--- mistress of, a good one described, from the book
of Proverbs, 168.
Fear of God, all true fortitude founded on it, 117.
Feet, pretty ones, a letter concerning them, 132.
Figleaf (Leonilla) her letter concerning modesty-pieces, 118.
Fire-works on the Thames, description of them, 103.

a fine one described by Strada, ibid.
Flattery, grateful to human nature, 135.
Florella, angry about the Tucker, 109.
Flying, a humour in the reign of Charles the Second, 112.
Foresight, Frank, his good conduct on his marriage, 147.
Fortitude founded on the fear of God, 117.

at war with Beauty, 152.
Foundling hospitals, wherein useful, 105.
Fontainbleau (palace of) described, 101.
France, the fountain of dress, 149. temperance of the cli-
nate, 104.

court of, 101. a tour thither, 104.
Freethinkers, enemies to truth, 83.

considerations offered to them on the being of
a God, 88. contribute to idolatry, ibid. their absurdities
and hateful characters, 169. no friends to liberty, 83.
condemned for affecting singularity, 89. accuse the Chris-
tian religion as defective in friendship, 126. like the Jew-

ish Sadducees, 93. considered as automata, 130.
French, very courteous and talkative, 104. the happiest
people in the world, 101. their kindness and affability to

trade prejudicial to England, 170.

nobleman, memoirs of one, 150.
Friendship promoted by the Christian religion, 126.

strangers, ibid.

GALLANTRY, precautions against it, 123.

Gallantry, low, between a footman and a maid-servant, 87.
Gamesters, a panegyric on them, 174.
Gaming, ill consequences of that vice among the ladies, 120.
Gardens, the best not so fine as nature, 173.
Genius, necessary to dress well, 149.
Gentleman, wherein really superior to a mechanic, 130.
Gold-finch, a beau, his behaviour to his offspring proposed

for imitation, 125.
Good-breeding, the necessity of it, 94.
Grave-digger in Hamlet, humour of that character, 144.
Greens, a curious collection to be sold, 173.

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HERMAPHRODITICAL habit, described, 149.
History of a Greek poet, 141.
Holt, lord chief justice, his integrity, 99.
Honour, what, 161.

wherein commendable, and when to be exploded,
ibid. &c.

described, ibid.
--- temple of, can be entered only through that of Vir-
tue, ibid.
Honours, the duty and interest of all nations to bestow them

on 'merit, 96.
Horse, described by Homer, Virgil, Oppian, Lucan, and
Pope, 86.

Job's description of one better than Homer's or Vir-
gil's, ibid.
Hospitals, for foundlings, recommended, 105.
Hughes, John, three letters of his, 176.
Humour, the English distinguished by it, 144.

English, accounted for by sir William Temple,
ibid.
Hunting, a poem in praise of it, 125.
Hypocrisy, rebuked by our Saviour, 93.

IDLE men, monsters in the creation, 157.
Idleness, a great vice, 131.

a means to conquer it, ibid.
Idolatry, a sottish sort of worship, 88.
Ignorance and vice taint the blood, 137.
Immortality of the soul, arguments for it, 89. 93.
Intrigue between a footman and a maid-servant, 87.

in low life, ibid.
Job, Book of, fine poetical paintings therein, particularly of

a horse, 86.

Ironside, Nestor, esq. how related to the Bickerstaffs, 94. a

piece of true tempered steel, 102. engaged in search of
the philosopher's stone, 166. his intended charities when
he discovered it, ibid.

Mrs. Martha, her character and love of ancestry,
137.
Judges, the advantage of continuing them during good be-

haviour, 99.
Justice, the greatest of all virtues, ibid.

KNOWLEDGE, pursuit thereof recommended to youth, ill.

advantages attending it, ibid.

LADIES, conveniences of their gaming, 174.
Lady's woman, must have the qualifications of a critic in

poetry, 149.
Lais, history abuses her, 85.
Laudanum, why out of doors at Bath, 174.
Law-suits, methods of deciding them in India, 133.
Learning, the natural source of wealth and honour, i11.
proper

for

women, 155.
Leo II. his letter to the Guardian, 124.
Leo X. Pope, his entertainment of the poets, 115.
Letter from Alexander to Aristotle, 111.

from Nestor Ironside to Pope Clement VIII. 140.
Tom Swagger to Old Testy, 145.

difficulties which attended the first invention of them,
172. their great use, ibid.
Lewis XIV. renowned for inviolably keeping treaties, 128.
Liberty, freethinkers enemies thereto, 83.
Lingerers, account of them, 131.
Lion to be set up at Button's-coffee house, 98. 114. 124.

scandalous reports of him, 134. history of his species,

139. calculation of his nativity, 140.
Lion, sir George Davis's, 146.
Liquors, no bribery in them, 160.
Little men, a club of them, 91.
Land-bank, a project, 107.
Longinus, his best rule for the sublime, 152.
Longitude, proposals concerning the discovery of it, 107.
Love, personated by Ambition and Avarice, 152.

in low life, 87.:
Loungers, a sect.of philosophers at Cambridge, 124.
Lucan's Strada, commended, 115. 119.
Lucifer his description of a masquerade at the French am-

bassador's, 154.

Lucretius, Strada's, 115. 119.
Lust, opposed to Modesty, 152.
Lycurgus, the character of a good master, 87.

the Spartan, his good laws concerning matrimony,
100.
Lyrics, the English very fine, 124.

MACHINES, modern freethinkers are such, 130.
Mankind, ranged under the active and speculative, ibid.
Mantua-makers, should be expert anatomists, 149.
Marriage, what often occasions unhappiness therein, 113.

extravagant expenses after entering into it, cen-
sured, 147.
Martial, his verses on a country seat, 173.
Masquerades, account of them, 142. 154.
Master, how he should behave towards his servants, 87.

the efficacy of his example, 165.
Mechanics, in what really inferior to gentlemen, 130.
Medals, modern, an error in distributing them, 96.

proposal for making them more general and useful,
by Dr. Swift, ibid.

struck in France, on abolishing duels, 129.
Melissa and Polydore, their story, 85.
Memoirs of the discovery of a French nobleman's children,

150.
Memorial from Dunkirk answered, 128.
Milton's description of Eve's treating the Angel, 138.
Milliners, general remarks on them, ibid.
Mind, human, restless after happiness, 83.

principle of attraction therein, 126.
Misers not happy in their riches, 83.
Misochirosophus, Johannes, his humorous letters complain-

ing of Button orators, 84.
Mistress of a family, a good one described from the book of

Proverbs, 168.
Modesty bestows greater beauties than the bloom of youth,
100.

opposed to lust, 152. lost among the ordinary part
of the world, 87.

---pieces laid aside, 118. a modesty-piece lost at the
masquerade, 145.
Molehill, a lively image of the earth, 153.
Molly, the barber's daughter, her history, 159.
Moralists, quaint, a saying of theirs, 136.
More, sir Thomas, his poem on the choice of a wife, 163.
Mortality, bill of, out of the country, 136.

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Mother, character of a good one, 150.
Motteux, Peter, an unicorn's head to be erected there, 114.
Mum, Ned, his letter concerning the silent club, 121.
Myia, daughter of Pythagoras, account of her and her works,

165.

NATURAL history, a diverting and improving study, 160.
Nature, the contemplation of it exalts the spirits, 169.

imitated by Art, 103.
Necks of women immodestly exposed, 100. 109. 118. 121.
Nomenclators, who, 107.

ODDITIES, the English famous for them, 144.
Edipus, faults in that tragedy, 110.
Oppian, his description of a war-horse, 86.
Oratory, an odd kind of it condemned, 84.
Ovid, Strada's, 122.

Painting in Poetry, what it is, 86.
Palaces of the French king, described, 101.
Pandemonium of Milton proposed to be represented in fire-

works, 103.
Paschal, Mr. his observations on Cromwell's death, 136.
Patch, parson, why so called, 116.
Patience opposed to Scorn, 152.
Pedants, their veneration for Greek and Latin condemned,

94.
Pedigrees, the vanity of them ridiculed, 137.
Persian sultan, an instance of the justice of one, 99.
Peruke a kind of index of the mind, 149.
Petticoat, great, the grievance thereof, 114.
Phænomena of Nature imitated by Art, 103.
Pharisees, for what blamed by Christ, 93.
Philautus and his cockle-shells affronted, 95.
Philogram, his letter on speech and letters, 172.
Philosopher's stone, Mr. Ironside's search after it, 166.
Physicians never take physic, 174.
Physico-Theology, by Dr. Derham, recommended, 175.
Picts, women untuckered, advised to imitate them, 140.
Pismires, nations of them described, 153.
Plain, Tom, his letter complaining of great hoop petticoats,

114.
Plato, his answer to a scandalous report of him, 85.

what he said of censure, 135.
Players, robbed in their journey to Oxford, 95.
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