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moderns, ibid. The concave and convex figures have the greatest air, ibid. Every thing that pleases the imagination in it, is either great, beautiful or new,

ibid. Art (works of) defective to entertain the imagination,

N. 414. Receive great advantage from their likeness

to those of Nature, ibid. August and July (months of) described, N. 425.


it, 449

BABEL, (Tower of) N. 4!5.

Bacon (Sir Francis) prescribes his reader a poem or prospect, as conducive to health, N. 411. What he

fays of the pleasure of taste, 447. Bankruptcy, the misery of it, N. 428, 456. Bar oratory in England, reflexions on it, N.407. Bafilius Valentinus, and his son, their story, N. 426. Baxter (Mr.) his last words, N. 445. more last words,

ibid. Bayle (Mr.) what he says of libels, N. 451. Bear-Garden, a combat there, N. 436. The cheats of Beauty heightened by motion, N. 406. Beauty of objects, what understood by it, N. 412, no. thing makes its way more directly to the foul, ibid. Every species of sensible creatures has different notions

of it, ibid. A second kind of it. ibid. Beggars, the grievance of 'em, N. 430 Belvidera, a critique on a song upon her, N. 470. Belus, Jupiter, Temple of, N. 415. Birds, how affected by colours, N. 412. Blaft (Lady) her character, N. 453. Bluemantle' (Lady) an account of her, N. 427. Buck (Timothy) his answer to J ames Miller's challenge,

N. 436. Buffoonry censur’d, N. 443. Business (men of) their error in fimilitudes, N. 421. of

learning fittest for it, 469. Bully d'Amboise, a story of him, N. 467.

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N. 417

CÆSAR loft his life by neglecting a Roman augur's

caution, N. 395.
Cælia, her character, N. 404.
Califhenes, his character, N. 422.
Calumny, the ill effects of it, N. 451.
Camilla's letter to the Spektator from Venice, N. 443.

How applauded there, ibid.
Cartefian, how he would account for the ideas formed by

the fancy, from a single circumstance of the memory,
Cato, the respect paid him at the Roman theatre, N.

Chamont's saying of Monimia's misfortunes, N. 395.
Charity schools to be encouraged, N. 430.
Charles II. his gaieties, N. 462.
Charms, none can supply the place of virtue, N. 395.
Children, their duty to their parents, N. 426. lll edu-

cation of them fatal, 431.
Chinese laugh at our gardens, and why, N. 414.
Chremylus, his character out of Ariftophanes, N. 464:
Cicero, his genius, N, 404. The oracle's advice to him.

ibid. What he says of scandal, 427 ; of the Roman

gladiators, 436.
Clarendon (Earl of) his character of a person of a trou-

blesome curiofity, N. 439.
Cleanthes, his character, N. 404:
Cleopatra, a description of her failing down the Cydnos,
Clee, the ideot, N. 466.
Colours, the eye takes most delight in them, N. 412.

Why the poets borrow most epithets from them, ibid.
Only ideas in the mind, 413. Speak all languages,

Comedies, English, vicious, N. 446.
Coinmonwealth of Amazons, N. 433.
Compassion civilizes human nature, N. 397. How to

touch it, ibid.
Company, temper chiefly to be confidered in the choice
of it, N. 424.


N. 400:

Concave and convex figures in architecture have the

greatest air, and why, N. 415.
Confidence, the danger of it to the ladies, N. 395.
Coverley (Sir Roger de) his adventure with Sukey, N. 410.

His good humour, 424.
Conversation an improvement of taste in letters, N.

Country life, why the poets in love with it. N. 414,

what Horace and Virgil say of it, ibid. Rules for it,

Courage wants other good qualities to set it off, N. 422.
Court and city, their peculiar ways of life and conversa-

tion, N. 403.,
Criticks (French) friends to one another, N. 409.
Cuckoldom abused on the stage, N. 446.
Curiosity (absurd) an instance of it, N. 439.
Cufiom a second nature, N. 437

The effect of it, ibid.
How to make a good use of it, ibid. Cannot make

every thing pleasing, 455. Cynthio and Flavia break off their amour very whimsi.

cally, N. 399.


D'Acinthus, his character, N. 462.

Dainty (Mrs. Mary) her memorial from the country infirmary, N. 429. Damon and Strephon, their amour with Gloriana, N.

Dancing displays beauty, N. 466 ; on the stage faulty,

ibid. The advantages of it, ibid.
Dangers raft, why the reflexion of 'em pleases, N. 418.
Day, the several times of it in several parts of the town,
Deluge, Mr. W

-n's notion of it reproved, N.
Defamation, the sign of an ill heart, N. 427. Papers

of that kind a scandal to the government, 451. To

be punished by good ministers, ibid.
Denying, sometimes a virtue, N, 458.
Deportment (religious) why so little appearance of it in
England, N. 448.


N. 454:

Descriptions come short of ftatuary and painting, N.

416. Please sometimes more than the fight of things, ibid. The fame not alike relished by all, ibid. What pleases in them, 4.8. What is great, surprising and beautiful, more acceptable to the imagination than what is little, common, or deformed,

ibid. Defire, when corrected, N. 400. Devotion, the noblest buildings owing to it, N.

4'5: Diana's cruel sacrifices condemned by an ancient poet,

N. 453

N. 428.


Dionysius's ear, what it was, N.

439. Discourse in conversation not to be engrossed by one man, Distracted persons, the fight of them the most mortify

ing thing in nature, N. 421. Dogget, how cuckoled on the stage, N. Domestic life, reflexions concerning it, N. 455. Doris, Mr. Congreve's character of her, N. 422. Drama, its first original a religious worfhip, N. 405. Dream of the seasons, N. 425. Of golden scales,

463. Dress, the ladies extravagance in it, N. 435. An ill

intention in their fingularity, ibid. The Englijio

character to be modeft in it, ibid. Drink, the effects it has on modesty, N. 458.


Ef court (Dick) his

character, N. 468. Editors of the classicks, their faults. N. 470. Education of children, errors in it, N. 431.

A letter on that subject, N. 455. Gardening applied to it,

ibid. Emblematical persons, N. 419. Employments, whoever excels in any, worthy of praise, Emulation, the use of it, N. 432. Enemies, the benefits that may be received from them,

N. 432.

N. 399.


English naturally modest, N. 407, 435; thought proud

by foreigners, N. 432.
Enmity, the good fruits of it, N. 399.
Epictetus's saying of forrow, N. 397.
Equefirian ladies, who, N. 435.
Error, his habitation describ'd, N. 460 ; how like to

truth, ibid.
Essay on the pleasures of the imagination, from N.

to 421.
Ether' (fields of) the pleasures of surveying them, N.

Ever greens of the fair-fex, N. 395.
Euphrates river contained in one bason, N. 415.
Exchange (Royal) describ'd, N. 454.


F ARON twaitinere fero 419.


pleasures of imagi- ,
nation that arise from it, ibid. More difficult than
any other, and why, ibid. The English the best poets

of this fort, ibid.
Faith, the benefit of it, N. 459. The means of confir-

ming it, 465.
Fame a follower of merit, N. 426. the palace of, de-

fcrib’d, 439. Courts compar'd to it, ibid.
Familiarities indecent in society, N.429.
Fancy, all its images enter by the fight, N. 411.
Fashion, a description of it, N. 460.
Father, the affection of one for a daughter, N. 449.
Favilla, spoil'd by a marriage, N. 437:
Faults (secret) how to find them out, N. 399.
Fear (paffion of) treated, N. 471.
Feeling not so perfect a sense as fight, N. 41. ,
Fiction, the advantage the writers have in it to pleafe

the imagination, s. 419. What other writers please

in it, 420,

Fidelia, her duty to her father, N. 449,
Final causes of delight, in objects, N. 413. Lie bare ;

and open, ibid.
Flattery describ'd, N. 460.
Flavid's character and amour with Cynthio, N. 398.
Flora, an attendant on the spring, N. 425.



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