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Durfey and Pindar compared, 1. His Newmarket ode, ibid. Other
odes of his, 3. His merit, 4.
Edward III. his character, 391, 427.
Elizabeth, Queen, her steadiness and uniformity, 313. Her advice to
the university of Oxford, 362. Her character in general, 392, 446.
Eloquence, when it proves a very pernicious talent, 306, 307.
England compared to Trinculo's kingdom of viceroys, 480.
English much given to change, and why, 311. The ill effects of it,
313. Their character by the French writers, 332, How they ape
the French, 335.
Englishman, his duty as such, 223,
Epictetus, what he said of censure, 113.
Eve's treatment of the angel in Milton, 122.
Evil not to be committed that good may come of it, 233.
Euripides, the tragedian, his impious account of an oath, and how re-
sented by the Athenians, 229.
Examiner, why the title of his paper ought to be Executioner, 457.
Some reflections on that paper, 288.
Fan, how it may be made use of with good success against popery,
Female conversation, its distinguishing ornaments, 306.
Figleaf (Leonilla) her letter about modesty pieces, 82.
Fire-works, fine ones on the Thames, 32. Finer in Italy, 34.
Flatterer, to what compared by Thales, 484.
Florella angry about the tucker, 53.
Flying, art of, a humour in King Charles the Second's time, 63.
Foundlings, no due provision for them, 40.
Fontainbleau palace described, 27.
Fox-hunter, his character, 299, &c.
France, a tour there, 26. Court of, 38.
Freeholder, British, his happiness, 202, &c.
Freeholder, the design of that paper, 204.
Freeholder's answer to the Pretender's declaration, 240.
Free-thinkers in politics, who they are, 441.
Free-thinking of the old philosophers, 435.
French, their humanity, poverty, mirth, courtesy, and loquacity, 27,
38. Their vanity, 331, &c. The incivility of their writers to the
English, 332, 333. And to the Germans, 334. What the Ger-
mans and Italians say of a Frenchman, 335.
Gallantry, a precaution against the low sort, 101.
Gaming among the ladies, a grievance, 85. Ill consequence of it, 86,
Garter, lady's, the dropping of it fatal to the French nation, 256.
George I. king of Great Britain, his character, 205, 413. His vir
tuęs, influence, and credit, both at home and abroad, 309, 314.
The baseness of his treatment by the disaffected, 414. Germans, French writers reflections on them, 334. Glory, Alexander the Great’s false notion of it, 433. Gossip in politics, what she is in her family, 315. Gratian's maxim for raising a man to greatness, 367. Gratias, Spanish, what they are, 393. Great Britain, not to be governed by a popish sovereign, 370, 403. Greek historians, cautions to be observed in reading them, 433, &c. Gretzer's character, by Cardinal Perron, 334, Grub-street biographers described, 368. Guardian, the use of his paper, 16, &c.
H. Habeas corpus act, reflections on its suspension, 274, &c. Hans Carvel's finger, 461. Helim the Persian, the great physician, 191. Henry IV. of France, his treatment of the conspirators, 347. Henry VII. of England, his character, 392. Henry V. of England, his character, 428. High-church-men, how naturally they are drawn in to favour the
cause of popery, 326. Compared to the blind Syrians, ibid.
Their bawlers a disgrace to the church of England, 440. Highlander, second-sighted, his character and vision, 319, &c. The
Jacobites opinion of the Highlanders, 232. Historian, ecclesiastic, D. Schomberg's advice to him, 367. Historians, modern, an account of them, 367. Historians, Greek and Roman, cautions to be observed in reading
them, 433, &c. Honour opposed to pride, 135. A discourse
true honour, 173. What Juba says of it in Cato, 174. Honours, the interest and duty of nations to bestow them on me
Humour, its advantage under proper regulations, 409.
Kirke's Lambs, the name he gave his dragoons, 484.
Knowledge, pursuits of it recommended to youth, 60, &c.
Ladies, British, their happiness, 217.
Ladies, the great service they are of to their parties, 214. A cartei
for them during their party contentions, 305.
Ladies, disaffected, who they are, 304. Considerations offered to
them, &c. 316.
Ladies of either party, proposals for a truce between them, 379.
Land-tax, reflections upon the act for laying four shillings in the
pound, 290, &c.
Learned fools, a fable, 360.
Learned bodies, their obligation to cultivate the favour of princes and
great men, 361.
Learning, the source of wealth and honours, 61. Proper for women,
Legs, a riddle upon them, 458, &c.
Leo X. his entertainment of the poets, 74.
Leo II. his letter to the Guardian, 104, &c.
Letters. From Simon Softly, 12. From France, to the Guardian,
26, 28, 36. From Peter Puzzle, 42. From a Nomenclator, 46.
From Ditton and Whiston, about the longitude, 48. About the
tall club, 50. About the tucker, 53, 55. From Alexander to
Aristotle, 61. From Dædalus, about flying, 64. About wedding
clothes, 67. About petticoats, 72. From a Quaker, about naked
breasts, 77. From Leonilla Figleaf, about the same, 82 and 91.
From Jackall and others, about the lion, 83, 84, 85, 88. About
the ladies gaming, 85. From Ned Mum, about the silent club, 88.
From a mother to a lord that had debauched her daughter, 102.
From Leo II. to be a sub-lion to the Guardian, 104. From Hum-
phrey Binicorn, 105. From with some English lyrics, 105.
From with the history of lions, 126. From Nestor Ironside
to the pope, 131. From Lucifer, with a description of the French
ambassador’s masquerade, 139. From with the story of R.T.
and his proud mistress, 165. From Will Wasp, 170. About ants,
ibid. From a nobleman's chaplain who was ill used, 180. From
from it, how received, 221. Personated by ambition and avarice,
Lover, his passion for Mrs. Ann Page, 487.
Lovers, a calculation of their numbers in Britain, 214.
Louis d'ors, reflections on the edict for raising them, 283.
Loyalty, the nature of it, 229.
Lucan, Strada's, 74, 75, 92. His Pharsalia, the character of that
work, and why it was not explained for the use of the Dauphin,390.
Lucifer's description of a masquerade at the French ambassador's, 139.
Lucretius, Strada's, 75, 94.
Lust opposed to Modesty, 135.
Liars, how they are branded in Turkey, 279.
Lycurgus the Spartan's good laws for matrimony, 24.
Lies suited to particular
climates and latitudes, 234. Party lies, 234.
Lying, the sign of a bad cause, 230.
Lyrics, English, very fine, 105.
Madrid treaty compared with the treaty of Utrecht, 392, &c.
Mahometanism, how it was propagated, 429.
Malecontents, advice to them, 307, &c.
Masquerades, Lucifer's description of one at the French ambassador's
Masquerade on the birth of the Archduke, 405, &c.
Match out of Newgate, on account of that farce, 364.
Matrimony, Lycurgus's law for it, 24.
Matilda the Empress favoured by the university of Oxford, 361.
Medals, modern, an error in distributing them, 9, &c.
Melancholy, Pills to Purge it, 3.
Milton's description of Eve's treating the angel, 122.
Ministers of state, how they should bear an undeserved reproach, 280.
The condition of those in Great Britain, 420, &c.
Mobs, the folly and mischiefs of them, 430, &c.
Moderate Man, an ode of Mr. Durfey's so called, 2.
Modesty, its charms, 25.
Modesty-pieces laid aside, 83.
Modesty opposed to lust, 135.
Monkeys' skirmishes in the East Indies, 431.
Morality, its practice necessary to make a nation or party flourish,
More (Sir Thomas) his poem about the choice of a wife, 182.
Mortality, bill of, out of the country, 117.
Motteux's unicorn, 71.
Muley Ishmael, emperor of Morocco, his arbitrary power, and the
tendency of it, 248, &c.
Mum (Ned) his letter about the silent club, 88.
Necks, women's, immodestly exposed, 22,53, 82, 91.
Netherlands, advantages to our trade there obtained by his late ma.
News-writers, the hardship upon them in a time of peace, 319, 323,
Their favourite sects and parties, 443.
Nithisdale, a country gentlewoman in a riding-hood mistaken for that
Nomenclators, a set of men in Rome, 46. A male and female one in
Non-resistance truly stated, 480. Its consequences, 484.
Nonsense defined, 474. High and low nonsense compared to small
beer, 475. The two only writers who hit upon the sublime in
Oak boughs, rue, and thyme, the censure and correction of those who
wore those badges, 430.
Oaths to the state, the nature of them, 224.
Edipus, tragedy of, its faults, 57.
Ovid, Strada's, 96.
Oxford university, their affection to the Empress Matilda, 361.-
Queen Elizabeth's advice to them, 362.
Page (Mrs. Ame) fond of China ware, 487.
Palaces, the French king's, very fine, 27.
Pandemonium, Milton's, to be represented in fire-works, 33.
Papers of the week, how they ought to be conducted, 411.
Papyrius, son of a Roman senator, his story, 357.
Parrot in London affronts a Scotchman, 479.
Party writers, their unchristian spirit, 287, &c.
Party spirit to be excluded out of public diversions, 363, &c.
Party rage, how unamiable it makes the fair sex, 377.
Party distinctions censured, 438, &c.
Parties in church and state, the source of them, 314.
Paschal (M.) his observation on Cromwell's death, 116.
Passive obedience truly stated, 480. Its consequences, 485.
Patch (Parson) why so called, 76.
Patience opposed to scorn, 134.
Patin (M.) his ill-natured character of the English, 333.
Patriots, from whence they naturally rise, 221.
Peace, observations upon a time of, 319, 323.
Perjury, the guilt of it, 224, &c.
Persian soldier, his crime and punishment, 20, &c.
Persian ambassador in France, his ceremony every morning, 220.
Petticoats a grievance, 72.
Phænomena of nature imitated by art, 32.
Pharsalia of Lucan, the character of that work, and why it was not
explained for the use of the dauphin, 390.
Philosopher's stone, a letter about it, 190.
Picts, the women advised to imitate them, 130.