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Brunette, (colonel) a very pretty fellow 24 Church mutes censured
Brussels Postcript, remarks on that poem 46 Thermometer, when invented

Brutes, cruelty towards them condemned 134 Cibber, (Colley) a celebrated comedian 182
Bruyere, (monse) his satire on the French 57 Cicero, his letters to his wife

Bublenia, angry about the tucker

· 109 Circumspection water, Bickerstaff's wonderful
Buckley, (Mr.) a drawcansir
18 effects of it

Butlock and Penkethman, parallel between them 188 Citizens distinguished from cits
To attend Mr. Bickerstaff's funeral
7 City politicians reproved

Basy Body, character of that comedy
19 Shower poetically described

Busy, (lady) described

248 Clarinda makes an ill choice of a lover 217
But the particle, used too frequently

38 Clarissa, love of her makes madmen

Clements (Thomas) proposal to provide for
CADAROQUE, meaning of that word 171 children

To whom applied by the Indian kings 171 Cleomira, confined for painting her face 61
Cadogan, (major-general) at Brussels
1 Clergyman, character for a good one

52, 114
Wounded before Mons

Respect due to them

Cælia, her unhappy marriage with Palamede 198 Deficient

66, 68, 70, 71, 72
Why so long a majd

5 Wherein their discourses may receive addition 66
Cælicola, wherein of the same ase to his friends Their laziness the principal cause of dissen-
as an angel
211 sions

66, 68
Cæsar, (Julius) compared with Alexander 6 The vanity of some of them wearing scarfs
Callicoat acquitted in the court of honour
259 and powdered wigs

Cambray, (archbishop of) account of his Te Clerk of a chureh reproved

156 The term explained

Cambrick, the linen-draper indicted in the court Clidemira, a woman of distinction

of honour

259 Cuaches, vanity of riding in them exposed 141
Camilla, exit of the person who performed that Why they should be taxed, and ought to be
character in the opera

20 called in
Campaign, character of that poem

43 Coach-painting, a method to make it useful 14
Cancrum, his merit

24 Cobbler on Ludgate-hill, bis contrivance to gra.
Cane, worn out of affectation
77 tify his pride

Petition to wear one

80 Colchester, corporation of, their offer to Mr.
Different in their kinds and value
142 Bickerstaff

Cant of modern men of wit
2 Comma, (Mrs.) a subtle casuist

Cards take the place of poetry
1 Commendation of one's self, when necessary

Careless, (Frank) opposed to Fop Nice 14 Commerce, a goddess in the region of liberty 161
: Careless Husband, a comedy born within the Common prayer, advice to the readers of,
182 Commonwealth, the ruin of a

Case, (Dr.) got more by a short distich than Companions, what sort most desirable 45 108
Mr. Dryden gained by all his writings 2-10 Essential qualities of

Castabella, an eminent prude
162 Company, its greatest perfection

Cato, a beauty in his character

112 Compassion, how moved in men and women 68
Cato Junior, his advice to Mr. Bickerstaff 195 Compassion instanced in a passage of Macbeth 68
Cebes, table of, a beautiful allegory
161 Often the weakest part about us

Celamico, his will

261 Competency, a guide in the temple of Avarice' 123
Celibacy, a great evil to a nation

261 Complacency, a guide in the temple of Hymen 120
Censor, necessity of the office
141 Complainers, their importunity

Roman and British censors compared 162 Complaints concerning reformation.

Censurers punished severely after death 156 Complaisance, necessary in the married state 149
Ceremony, invention and use of it
30 Conjugal affection

Cervantes, (Michael) his discerning spirit 178 Conscience described
Cestus of Venus deseribed

147 Consort, female, described
Chair, (elbow) for what purpose

268 Constancy, necessary in the married state 192
Challenge, the style of it
25 Contention described

a comedy, character of

191 Between two ladies for the title of very pretty 34
Chanticleer, (Job) his petition
134 Contradiction, an occasion of it

Chaplains, a discourse concerning them 255 More odious than flattery

clerk, explained

72 Conversation, good-will the quintessence of it 45
Caught in a garret
69 What only gives true relish to it

Charles, the toyman, his great genius in canes The most necessary talent for it

and snuff-boxes

A general rule to ve observed in it

Chastity, its value instanced in Scipio
58 Rules for it

Cheerfulness, necessary in a married state 192 The use and abuse of it

Chicken, a modern diet

148 A medium to be observed in it
Children, manner of nursing them
15 What it chiefly turns upon

2 16
A scheme to provide for them
261 Humdrums in conversation

Chloe, love of her makes coxcombs


The fortune disappointed
207 Copenhagen described

Christmas Eve

111 Coppersmith, that name
he explained

Church, indecent and irregular behaviour at

, Harry and Will

, their character compared
140 with the sharpers


66, 230

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Coquetry. what

27 Dawks, (honest Icabod y the news-writec 18, 178
Tis effects on a young gentleman

107 Dead, who to be so acconated 96, Ill, 1l& 174
How to overcome the power of it

107 Heard and adjudged -
Coquettes, a mischievous sect

27, 126

Dressed in lace, &c. contrary to the act walls
Coquettes, labyrinth of

120 A dead man resuscitated
Compared to prudes

: 126 Decius, the character of a lewd person
Chaste jilts
107 Dedications, the abuse of them

43, 177
Compared to kits

157 Difference between ancient and modern dedi.
Story of a coquet widow
125 cations

Corinna, her manner of life with Limberham 49 A play dedicated to a city knight.

Corruption, an officer in the temple of Avarice 123 Defiance, natural to the English

, a tragical accident there

82 Degeneracy of the age
Country, the charms and pleasures of it 89 Delamira, account of her amours, and the rir.
Modern entertainments and diversions in it 169 tues atid management of ber fan

Ignorant of Mr. Bickerstaff's character 31 Delicates, false, pernicious

Country gentleman, character of a true one 461 Demosthenes, his speech to the Athenians 183
Very ceremonious

86 Denmark, king of, runs for a prize at Dresden 33
Country life, the true pleasures of it

89, 169

Account of his tour 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 21, 24, 25, 28, 33
Coupler, the conveyancer, his account of join Desire, two most preyalent desires implanted in
tures and marriage-settlements


men by nature
Courant, a newspaper

178 Destinies, their speech and present to Jupiter 146
Court of honour erected

250 Devotion, the pleasure and dignity of it, by
Account of its members, and their proceed-

Dr. South
250, 253, 256, 259, 265 Diana Forecast, letter from

Cowley, (Mr.) his judgment of a poem 231 Diet, difference between ancient and modern
Coxcombs, described by Suckling
57 Dimple, (lady,) her good breeding

The greatest plague of them
91 Dinner postponed

Required to hang out their signs
96 Discourse, different talents in it ;

Craft, when it becomes wisdom
191 The general subject of it

Crassus, his character compared with Lorio. 91 Discretion a guard to one of Hymen's gates 120
Credit described

48 Dissensions owing to the laziness of the clergy 68
How cbtained in the city
176 Dissimulation distinguished froin simulation

Critics described

29, 165 Distaff, Jenay, Mr. Bickerstaffs half sister, her
A people between the learned and

visits, behaviour, and character

74, 143, 184
246 Her discourse in love

Opposed to wits

29 Reflections on her brother's writings
How punished after death
165 Apology for the fair sex

A great critic in tits ai the opera

Conduct in an amour

Ciuelty to animals

134 Her marriage, and character of her husband
Cunning, the greatest cunning of some people
to appear so

191 Sets up an equipage
A contemptible quality
191 Her happiness with Tranquillus

Cupid, a lap-dog, dangerously ill

121 Distress, contemplation of,“ softens the mind,
Custom, the cause of duels

29 and fetters the heart
Cynthio, falls in love

1 Diversions for the king of Denmark, at Dresden 33
The effect of a bow from his mistress

5 Divito, sale of his goods, celestial and terrestrial 42
Diétating on the passion of love

22 Ejected from his

His resolution, and letter to his mistress 35 Doctor, dumb, at Kensington

His death, monument, and epitaph

85 Dodwell
, some account of his opinions

Czar of Muscavy, account of his victory 49 | Dogget, a comedian, commended

His generosity and hospitality to the Swedish His letter to Mr. Bickerstaff


58 His civilities to Mr. Bickerstaff at the theatre
DAMIA, a woman of distinction, a very pretty Dogs, a kennel of them to be disposed of

31 Account of the loss of a lady's lap-dog
Dancing displays beauty
31 Recipe for a sick dog

Dancing-master, account of one who danced Donne, (Dr.) his saying of Guicciardini 261
by book
88 Dorchester stage-coach advertised

Dancing-shoes, to be carried in a stage-coach Dover Cliff described by Shakspeare

Daniel the historian, extract from, on taxcs

180 Downes the prompter describes the state of the
148 stage

Daniel, Mr. Bickerstaff's merry companion, bis Dozers, who
manner of preaching

66 Dramatists, unskilful, remarks on them 191
Dapper, (parson) his way of preaching 66 Dream of the band of lovers

Tim, head of a species

85 Of Jupiter and the destinies
Dassapa, (Tom) his potions

48 Of the region of liberty
Dathan, a Jew, tried in the court of honour 256 Of the temple of Virtue

Davenport, (major-general) his good offices Dress, plain ness recommended

to Mr. Steele

271 Improprieties therein censured
David, (saint) his day, why obsfrved by Mr. of rural squires

140 Drinking, cssay ou



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Drinking, the vice of theicountry

169 Equipage, proper to be set off with a rent-roll : 66
Dromio, the character of a sharper
..56 Esquires, the order of

Drum, who may be called so in conversation 153, 157 Why enemies to Mr. Bickerstaff

Drunkards die by their own hands pr. 241 Esteem distinguished from affection

A warning to them
152 How distinguished from credit

Drunkenness, the ill effects of it

205 Eucrates, effects of the natural softness of his
What may be esteemed a sort of incest therein 252 temper

Dryden, a saying of his on chastity
5 Evil, the greatest under the sun

His verses on empire applied

12 Euphusius, a man whose good-nature is hartful,
Duel, inquiry into the genealogy of that monster 29 to him

Duellers, how treated after death

26 Eustace, (Mr.) melancholy instance of passion. 172
Duelling and its terms explained
25, 29 Eutrapelus, mischievous in his presents

Custom the source of it
29 Examiner, animadversions on

Stripped of its pretensions to eredit and re Exercise of arms in London


25, 28 Extortion, office of, in the temple of Avarice 123
How used by different nations
28 Eye, languago of the

Dialogue, and remarks on

30, 39
Dulcimer, who to be so accounted
157 FAME, a universal passion

Dulwich College, founded by a player
20 The love of it dwells in heroic spirits

: 92
Dumb doctor at Kensington

70 Inconveniences attending the desire of it 255
Dumb conjuror

Difficult to obtain or preserve

D'Urfy the lyric poet, account of his abilities 11 · Bank of

A panegyric of his
43 Plan of the chamber of

His Plotting Sisters commended
82 Table of

74, 81
Writes state plays and political dances 11 Mountain and Temple of
Mistaken in a dedication
214 Familiarities, how distinguished

Dedication to his Modern Prophets 43 Family scene

95, 114
Dutch, their wit

129 Fan, its motion discovers ladies' thoughts 52
Duumvir, his way of life, and behaviour to his

Verses on a

** wife and mistress
54 Fardingal, (lady) her advertisement

The fardingal allowed for a time

EARL of Essex, character of that play 14 Fashion, absurd when too strictly followed 212
Earthquake pills


By whom accounted the only liberal science 166
Base, in writing

9 Favonius, the character of a good clergyman 72, 114
Eastcourt, (Dick) Mr. Bickerstafts apothecary 130 Feasts, considered

Baters, great, sacrifice sense to appetite 205 Felicia (England), happy in good ministers of
Eboracensis, a good governor so called

Eestasy, described by Dryden

6 Fellows, various significations of that term 52
Education, various errors of
189 Female Concert of music

- Regulations proposed

189, 248 Fencing, how learned by Mr. Bickerstaff 93
Letter on the subject

234 Fidget, a general visitant, the occasion of her
Proposals for reforming the education of the

female sex

63, 248 Fire-men described
where, and for what purpose to be Fits cured by a whisper


268 Flagelet, an instrument in the female concert,
Elizabeth, (queen) the breakfast of her maids

how esteemed by that sect

of honour

148 Flatterers, true meaning of the word, few good
Elliott's project of a lottery


Elmira, character and manner of her life 53 Flattery grateful to human nature

bri 69
Eloquence described

66, 70 Ill consequence of flattering women: 1139
Elpenor, a warning to drunkards
152 Force of it in Don Quixote ...

Elysium, joys of, by the author of Telemachus 156 Flavia, a truly fine woman

il 212
Wherein its happiness may be supposed to A coquette, her interview with Myrtillo . 145

94 A young lady rival to her mother
England, the figure it made in 1709
130 An imaginary mistress

English, when they begin to sing
222 | Flea, skeleton of one

Engagements between them and the French Fleming, (gen.) design of his visit to Berlin 2
15, 63, 64 Florimel and Picket, their courtship

English tongue much adulterated
230 Florinda, her pretensions to life

Enjoymenit, only to be accounted true possession 63 Florio, a gentleman fitted for conversation 45
Envy deforms every thing
227 Flute, its effects in a female concert

Bffects of it
174 How matched

Often occasioned by avarice

227 Fly-blow, a fool who deserves to be treated like
Epicene, an author, censured

63 a knave
Epigram on marriage pry

40 Folio, (Tom) a broker in learning, his visit and
Epithets of Homer and Virgil compared 6 criticism

Epsom, diversions there
30 A letter from him

Adventures of a fortumne-hunter there

47 Fondness of wife and children

194, 114
Epsom-Wells, character of that comedy
7 Fools, how they differ from madmen

+ 40
Equanimity of temper, the greatest of human The way to make them madmen:

It perfections
i 176 Footman, without avarice






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No. Foot-race by damsels at Epsom Wells 5:- 36 Ghosts of tyrants en pisos215 1914 ) Fop, inventory of the effects of a

113 Gimcrack, (oir Nicholas) a virtuoso, bis will2216 For and forasmuch discussed

3. 54 His widow desires Mr. Bickerstaff's friendship 221 Forbes, (lord) his good offices to Steele 271 Glass, state weather

SEN 214 Forecast, (Díana) desires to be quickly pro...Glory, true, inseparable from merit la 177 vided for

200 Gluttony, modern

391• * Fortitude described by Mr. Collier 251 Goatham petition

141 When most conspicuous

176 Goldsmiths distinguished from coppersmiths Bil A remarkable instance of it

177 Good breeding Fortune, the way to be above her 170 Good fortune, the ready path to it

202 Emblem of, at the lottery office

170 Goodly, (lady) her fondness for her children 235 Good, the ready path to it

202 Good-nature, an essential quality in a satirist 213 Fox, policy of that animal

229 Good.natured old man, the best companion Fox, the, a play, applauded

21 Good will and charity, the basis of society 219 Fraud, an officer in the temple of Avarice 125

The quintessence of conversation Freemen have no superiors but benefactors 207 Grammar, not rightly taught

231 Free state represented in a dance 11 Grandeur, wherein it truly consists

170 Freethinkers, who call themselves so

12 Great Britain particularly fruitful in religion 2017 Distinction between ancient and modern 135 Great men, behaviour of some of them to their Considered in distress

111 dependents French, characterised by Bruyere

57 Apology for their manner of bestowing favours 168 Defeated by the allies 63 Greatness of mind, wherein it consists

103 Their shifts and subterfuges

64 Greenhat, (Obadiah) his criticism upon Mr. Writers of memoirs exploded 84 Bickerstaff

59 Friendship, founded on reason and choice 82 Sir Humphrey, a candidate for alderman, his Tenderness of friendship

172 expedient to prevent bribesy A necessary ingredient in the married state 172 Character of the Greenbats, and their relation Frogs, method used to import and propagate in

to the Staffs

59 Ireland

236 Greenhouse described Frontlet, an awful beauty, characterised 24 Grief, the benefit of it

B...? Eins +118 Funerals, behaviour at them discover the state Grogram, (Jeffery) his petition for internet 106 of the mind

184 Guardeloop, (Mons.) the French tailor, married ? Future state, platonic notions concerning the Guicciardini the historian, a prolix author bappiness and torments of

154 Guilt applies the satires Described by Homer, Virgil, and Fenelon, Gunner and gunster distinguished

152, 154, 156 Gunster in conversation, who to be so accounted 88 Futurity, benefits arising from the prospects of it 156 Gyges, his invisible ring allegorically applied Wherein its happiness may be supposed to consist

94, 154

The use Mr. Bickerstaff made of it GALLANTRY, low, between a footman and a HALL, serjeant, his letter to his comrade 87 maid-servant

7 Hamlet, various observations and criticisms on True, wherein it ought to consist

58 that character The heroic virtue of private life

94 Hammar, disputes between Protestants and Pa. What effects it has op men,

instanced in a
pists there

6 theatre on fire

94 Hammond, (John) recovery of his watch 124 Galway, (Galloway) earl of, his bravery and Handkerchief, religious, much worn in England 187 conduct in Portugal

17 Hannibal, the Carthaginian, his speech on Gamesters, their motive covetousness 14 being recalled from Italy

187 Their misery? 13 Hannibal, (sir) death and funeral of

115 What men of honour and wealth play against Hanover, elector of, remonstrance of his ministhem 15 ter to the council at Ratisbon

2 A speech concerning them 56 Signifies his intentions to the imperial court

4 Defended

57 Happiness, where the foundation must be placed 251 Represented under the character of

a pack Hard words exploded of hounds 59, 62, 64, 65, 66, 68, 70 Harpsichord, ils music applied to conversation 153 Gaming, its original

14, 56

With what instrument joined The folly of it

65 Hart, the player, an ostentation of his Gascon, adventure of one with a widow 126 Hassock, dispute concerning ones: Gatty, (Mrs.) foremost in the rank of toasts 24 Hats, makers of, their petition against laced bats 270 Jack Gainly's sister, her character

206 Hautboy, in a female concert Genealogy of the Bickerstaffs

11 Matched with the harpsichord Genii, their good offices to men

48 Hawksby, his raffling shop Gentleman, what meant by the term A character difficult to support with propriety 66 Hero, how distinguished from a plain honest man 9

21 Hercules, Prodigus' allegory concerning bim 9? Ghost of Anticlea, Ulysses' mother

152 Heroic virtue, wherein it consistoona 1.1241203 Ghosts of beauties

152 Heydey, (Jack) whom he reduced Of the damned

152 Hippocrates, the character of a generons page 3 Of beroes

152, 154

sician Of lovers

154 Historians, usefulness and variety of s. 117. 180 Of good princes

156 | Historical paintings, the great advantage of them 209

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No. Holt, (lord chief justice) his integrity y lo aleca 14 Industry, knights of : 1, ispansb y 9361*

73 Homer, His description of a future stato un 152 Intıdels how to be punished

138 Indiscreet in his epithetstil anuasb wahiwaii 6 Initial letters on a tomb-stone into the

201 SHis Hiad, in a journal 6 Injuries, scales for weighing them

250 Honest fellows described is 12 * 7.45 Innocence, its safest guard

218 Honesty as necessary in conversation as in

Inquietude, natural, how cured

202 219 Iosipids, who to be accounted

166 Honour, the seat of it

202 Instructions to Vanderbank, remarks on that poem 3 Described

101 Insurrections in Poitou and Marseilles Court of

250, 253, 256, 262, 265 Invention to have one's name concealed 15 Horace, his excellencies 173 | Inventory of playhouse goods

42 Some account of him and his writings 242 Jointures, the mischievous effects of 199, 223 Hornpipe, Lancashire, its part in a female con Jonson, (Ben) his manner of writing cert 157 Joseph the patriarch, his history

233 Horror described by Shakspeare 90 Journal of Homer's Iliad

6 Humanity inspired by the muses 98 Journey to the Land's End

193 No true greatness without it

98 Ithuriel, the use Mr. Bickerstaff made of his Human nature considered in its true dignity 87


237 Humdrunn, who

264 Juno, her method to regain Jupiter's affection 147 Project for extirpating such

268 Justice of Lewis le Grand compared to that of Humphrey, (squire) bubble at Bath 65 gamesters

26 Trelooby, his complaint against a sexton at Juvenal, account of, and his writings 242 St. Paul's 241 Ix, iniquity of that family

35 Hunger, how to be satisfied

205 Hunters; a meeting of them described 37 KETTLEDRUM, instrument in a female Husbandman, his pleasures next to those of a

concert, matched

157 philosopher

233 Kidney, master of St. James' coffee-house 69 Husbands, qualities necessary to make good ones 104 Kings, wicked, how punished in a future state 156 1. Miseries of a bad husband 149 Kit, that instrument matched

157 1: What makes a man an ill husband 149, 150 Knaves proved fools

40 i Sullen husband as bad as a foolish one 149 Knights of the industry, their designs on a Hush-money demanded 26

73 Hussars, civil and mild, who 56 Knockers, exercise of them taught

105 Hymen, the god of marriage, a guard at the temple of virtuous love 120 LABOUR for the public unsuccessful

67 Hymn to the Supreme Being

119 Ladies, treating them in organ-lofts censured 61

Ladies, their trilling endearments give us mean JACK SPRUCE made half mad with a smile 56 ideas of their souls

40 *Jack Sach-a-one, what sort of men pass under

A lady thankful to her husband for curing that title 206 her fits

23 Jacks, (Harry) why he deserved a statue 62 A young lady enchanted

by an
old rake

22 Jambee the best sort of canes 142 Lalo, (colonel) killed

64 Janglings, matrimonial 149, 150 Lamb, a modern diet

]48 Idiots, an inquiry concerning an idiot put the Landlord distinguished from an incumbent 169

city of London in great consternation 40 Landlord, Alexander, his laconic love-letter med 7 ! Distinguished from politicians

40 Langham, (Dr.) the astrologer, his peculiar geIdleness, more destructive than the plague 97 nerosity

(Wola)! E HL174 Idolatry, in what manner inverted

127 Laughter, what, and when becoming out 43 Jealousy, her garments, complexion, and office 120 A weighty affair Mov.tr arcgis frete 6 Jervase, (Mr.) a great painter 4, 7 The distinguishing faculty in man in 7s !

63 Jester distinguished from a flatterer 215 Occasioned by scorn 1 on Torunica mikil 63 The richest generally the best jester 225 Immoderate, a sign of pride,

63 Jesuits, account of their discipline

168 Laura, her perfections and excellent character 54 Iliad put into an exact journal

6 Law, case of, answered Imagination, the most active principle of the Lazy, (lady) described

248 mind 98 Learning, what it is, and what it is not

58 Immortality, two kinds of it 81 Only improves nature

58 Imperceptibles, natural history of them 119 Le Brun's battle of Porus, its ctfects Imperfection, what idea that word should con Legacy, Noy's, to reclaim his son: savey sunda 246 Leisure, how to employ it innocently

112 - Irapudence compared with absurdity 168 Letters, directions for writing them

30 Incest in drunkenness

252 Should be the produce of the place, instanced elocense, (Mr. Ralph)

in one from Switzerland

93 Inconstancy described by Hamlet 106 Penny-post, sent as reprim : $

67 Incombent distinguished from a landlord 169 Levity, her post in the temple of Hymen

120 häidenture of marriage drawn up by Mr. Bick. Lewis XIV. answer of his subjects to his letter 29 erstaff

199 Libels, panegyrics may be turned into them 177 Iodian kings, their return to the civilities of Libellers censured their landlord 171 Distinguished from satirists

92 Indibilis' wife restored by Scipio 58 Liberty, its region described

161 Tadoleuce turned into philosophy -10 | Library, female


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