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Lie, a pernicious monosyllable

256 Machiavel, an office suited to him in a vision 123
Life, how to be considered

120 Madmen, who, whither sent by the Romans 125
Lightning in operas, of what it must be made 137 Difference betweon them and fools
Truc perfumed, where sold

137 An edifice intended for their reception and
Lights well disposed enlarge the thoughts 108

125, 171
Lillie, Charles, his letter and petition
92 Madness, the first symptoms thereof

174
Recommended
92,94 Chiefly occasioned by pride

127
Catalogue of his wares

94, 101 Madonella, her scheme
His presents and licence

94 Account of a revolution in her platonic pun.
250

nery
Ordered to prepare blank licences 103 Mævius writes verses in commendation of his
Limberham, the keeper
49 own works

91
Linendrapers tried in the court of honour 259 Maids of honour, their breakfast in queen
Of Westminster, their petition
215 Elizabeth's time

1s
Lisander and Corinna, a married couple reck- Maintenon, (madam) her letter to Mons. Torcy
oned dead

54
peace

19
Literature, the proper effects of it
197 Makebate, (Elizabeth) trial of

259
Living men, who

96 Male coquette, his bed-equipage described 243
Lizard, that friendly animal compared to a Widow-hood considered

110
satirist

84 Man, the middle link between angels and brutes 134
Lloyd's Coffee-house, proposals thence 268 A creature made up of different extremes JOS
London in a great consternation

40 The only imperfect creature in the universe 246
Cries of, compared with Italian operas 4 Mandeville, (sir John) some of his remains 254
London Cuckolds, a comedy, a heap of vice and Maria, account of the loss of her lap-dog
absurdity

8 Distracted in her choice between a man of
Long, (major) advertisement from his wine

merit and a man of fortune

91
vaults

147 Marinus, a good sea officer, exposed to a fellow
Long heads, who
191 of fire

61
Lordship, on what occasion that appellation Marlborough (John) duke of, his merit
proper

211

5, 8, 18, 46, 55, 64, 66, 130, 137
Lorio, a lover, character of
91 Marriage described

17
Lotius had rather be esteemed religious than The safest and happiest state this world affords. 49
devout

211 An account of marriage from experience 150
Lottery, reflections on

124, 174 The caprices and hazards attending a married
A bass viol to be disposed of by way of 166

192, 199
Love, founded on reason and choice

82 Unhappy marriages, from what proceeding
A gencral concern

5

79, 188, 192, 223
The most effectual cure for it

47 How men's minds and humours may be
Sentiments of it the same in all ages 90

changed thereby

75
Inseparable from esteem

206
Table of marriage

157
How to judge aright in it
247 Epigram on

40
Has nothing to do with state
149 Verses on, from Milton

79
Distinguished from lust

5, 49

Two ladies desire to marry the same man to
Its effects and cure

prevent parting

69
The effect of disappointments therein 185

Settlements, by whom introduced

199
Chaoges the natural man

Ill consequences attending them

. 233
Life insipid without it
90 A proposal for regulating them

233
A mixture of pleasure and pain

A settlement drawn up by Mr. Bickerstaff 199
Allegory, of its history by Plato

90
Often overlook their enjoyments

95
Complained of by Diana Doubtful
98 Rendering it cheap discourages vice

223
Illustrated

93, 150 Marrow-bone and cleaver, modern instruments
Criminal, some account of the state of it 49 of music

153
Letters, by Cynthio

35 Marseilles, account of an insurrection there 13
Directions for writing them
30, 139 Martius' character of an unlearned wit

58
Between Mr. Bickerstaff and Maria

83 Masquerade, a lady in danger of her life for
Found in å grave
104 being left out of one

146
Lovemore, a happy husband

150 Matchlock, (major) a member of the Trumpet
Lovers, the band of
120 Club

132
Lucia, a rival to her mother

206 Mathematical sieve to sift impertinencies 51
Lucretia, her story, merit, and character 84, 117 May-Fair, the downfal of, reduced the price of
Why excluded the temple of Fame

84 curiosities
Lucubrations of Mr. Bickerstaff
, design of them 50 Mechanics in learning

173
Lust, in whom virtuous love

120 Melancholy, the delight of men of knowledge
Temple of
120 and virtue

89
Lute, the part it bears in a concert or conver- Men, wherein they may distinguish themselves 97
sation

153, 157
In love, always poetical

27
Lydia, the character of, a coquette

126 Of sense the women's humble servants 37
Lysander, disturbed in his solitude

215 Mercer, who could not enjoy a thousand pounds

a year
MACBETH, a scene in

68 Merit, obscure should be produced to public
Machiavel, author of a mischievous sect
186 view

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Merry fellows described
45 Northern parts, fruitful in bagpipes

153
Messalina, a professed mistress of mankind 49 | Noses, a dissertation on

260
Microscopes, their use

119 Notch, (sir Jeffry) a member of the Trumpet
Military achievements of London
28 Club

132
Millenium, when to commence

43 Nottingham, why young ladies cannot sleep
Milton and Suckling, in a parallel case, show

there

222
the duty of man in love
40 | Nova Zembla, account of

254
Of Eve's pleasure in the society of Adam 114 Novelists, effects of their writings

178
Miners, who so in conversation

88 Noy, his expedient to reclaim his son by a
Minucio's spirit of contradiction
171 legacy .

9
Minor, (Tom) the pantomime
51 Nurses, their abuses of infants exposed

15
Mirtillo, the ogler, interview with Flavia 145 Nunnery, by a platonic lady

32, 63
Misery in families, whence it mostly arises 109 The manner of receiving young ladies into
Mite, dissection of one

119
nunneries

96
Modely, (Tom) his knowledge of the fashion . 166
Head of the order of insipids
166 OGLERS complained of by the ladies

145
Modest men distinguished from modest fellows 52 Dangerous

145
Modesty described
52 Ogling gains women

22
Different in men and women
52 old age, wherein delighted

207
The chief ornament of the fair sex

84 Old Bachelor, account of that comedy 8, 195
Its advantages in men
86 | Opera, in female conversation

157
Monarchy, the genius thereof described 161 Italian, considered

4
Monoculous, a sharper
56 The understanding has no part in it

4
His reflections on Africanus
30 Oppression, an attendant on Tyranay

161
Monosyllables, a disgrace to the English lan- Orangerie described

179
guage

230 Orator in a night-gown an: laced cap
Mons invested
62, 76 Orlando the fair, his history

50, 51
Taken
83 Organ-loft, ladies treated in one

61
Montpelier compared to Anticyra

125 Orson, (Thicket) his character and passion for
Mopsa, her good fortune in the lottery prog.

Clcora

98
nosticated
124 | Osmyn, the civil husband

53
Letter to her
121Oxford described

39
la great danger of her life for being left out of

Almanac considered

39
the masquerade
146 Discipline applauded

30, 39
Morphew, (John) appointed Mr. Bickerstaff's Puppet-show there

45
chamber-keeper

103
General of the dead men

103 PACOLET, a guardian angel, his first appear-
Morning described by Milton

163
ance to Mr. Bickerstaff

13
The beauties of
263 Account of his former wards

13
In town, described

His life of a month

15
Movcables of the playhouse, sale of them frus- His checks and admonitions

14
trated

41 Observations on gamesters and sharpers 15
Mountebanks, their artifices to ensnare the Pætus, manner of his death and the magnanimity
vulgar

1, 210

of his wife
Mourning, a proper dress for a beautiful lady 151 Painting the face censured

61
Musie cures the spleen
47 Palamede, his infamous allventure

198
Mutton, the food of our hardy ancestors 1448 | Panegyric, the nature of it
Myrmidons, their bistory .
56 A theme for Mr. Bickerstaff

72

On Mr. Bickerstaff for confessing his faults 63
NAB, (Ralph) haberdasher of bats, his pe- May be turned into libel

177
tition

270 Pantomimes, what sort of persons in conversation 268
Naked Truth, a dangerous pamphlet 17 Paradise Lost fills the mind with good thoughts
Nassau, count Maurice of, killed
210 and pleasing ideas

237
Prince of, his gallantry

69 Parents, the folly of partiality to their children 235
Naturalization act, its advantages

18

Generally err in marrying their children 199
Nature, its prevalency

1.72 Parisatis, her manner of converting her niece
Nestor, a great but too modest architect 52 from coquetry

9
Newman, (Richard) indicted by major Puuto Paris Gazette burlesqued

2
in the court of honour
256 | Parrot, verses on one

27
Newspapers hurtful to weak heads

178 Parsimony, a favourite in the temple of Avarice 123
Writers in a panic

18 Party, all parties composed of the rigid and
The shifts they are put to

19, 42
supple

214
Chelsea College proposed for them

18 The prevalence of parties, and party preju.
Nice, (Will) a fop
14 dice, in England

232
Nicolini, (Signor) his excellencies on the stage 115 Partridge, (Mr. John) his manner of surprising
Night, longer forinerly in this island than at

sharpers

56
present

263 Ilis death demonstrated
No, when to be used by young people
83 Account of his funeral

99
Nobilis declared to be no rake

27 A letier from him, intimating some syniptoms
Nonsense, a prevailing part of eloquence among

of resuscitatiou

118
ladies

60
Wulks, avd den es his death

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Partridge, (Mr. John) advertisement in his Platonne described
almanac, calling Mr. Bickerstaff a knave 96 Nunneries established by ~-

32,63
Certificate of his death to prevent counterfeits 216 Players, why they should be esteemed
Pasquin, account of him to prevent mistakes 1130 Mast forget they are before an audience 138
His letters to Mr. Bickerstaff
129, 187 Instructed by Sbakspeare

35
Passing-bell, who to be accounted such in con- Blamed for inserting words
versation
153 Parallels between them

182,
Passion, a tragical instance of

172 Playhouse, one only should be supported
Pastorella, her conversion from coquetry

9 At Amsterdam supports an almshonse 90
Patience Gentle, her letter to Mr. Incense 271 On fire in Denmark
Patrick, (St.) a great destroyer of frogs 236 Plays, proper incitements to good behaviour
Patrons, general behaviour to their dependents 196 Modern, described

3,21
Paulo, the character of an eminent merchant 25 Pleasing, in conversation, a happy talent 61
Peace, the most odious way of making it 176 Pleasure, deceitful

91
Peasants, who properly to be so termed 169 Plenty, a goddess in the region of liberty 162
Pedants, of several classes
158 Pliny, his letters to his wife

1 49
In what light to be considered

158 His compliment and advice to Trajan 130
Pedantry compared to hypocrisy
165 Pluto, his palace and throne described

156
Pendergrass, (sir Thomas) killed
64 Poetasters ridiculed

106
Penkethman, the comedian, compared with Mr. Catalogue of the labours of on

106
Bullock
188 | Poetry, the foundation of

240
Rolation of the progress of company

Efficacy of it on the mind

98
Greenwich

4 A remedy for the spleen
Sale of his animals at May Fair

Sir Prancis Bacon's account of it

108
Penny-post letters sent as private reprimands 67 Poitou, insurrection at

6
Perhaps, when that word betrays decay of affec. Politeness, affectation of

200
tion

53 Politicians, distinction scarce discernible be-
Persecution, an attendant on Tyranny 161 tween them and idiots
Peter Plumb, merchant, indicted in the court City reprover

155
of honour
256 Politics universally prevail

232
Petticoat, great, the grievance of

110 Polypragmon, character of a cunning fellox. 191
Its cause tried
116 Pompey, a black boy, his complaint

26
How long to be worn
121 Pope, the, sick of the tooth-ache

129
Philander, the most skilful in addressing the fair Iu distress

5,6,7
13 His modesty overcome with regard to the
Philosopher, minute, some account of
135 Neapolitan horse

122
Philosophy, the use of

170 Postman, the extraordinary talent of the an-
Plan of it, with an appendix
43 thor of the

178
Not inconsistent with courts and riches 170 Posture-master, his beholders censured 108
Physicians, good, of great use to a common. Potatrix, (Elizabeth) catalogue of her ancestors 35
wealth
78 Poverty, an attendant on Tyraany

161
Ordered from Bath

77 A terrible spectacle in the temple of Avarice 123
Character of a generous physician 78 Powell, (junior) a famous actor

3
Physic, often abused

240 Disputes between him and Mr. Bicker-
Observed by Mr. Bickerstaff
240 staff

44, 50, 115
Proper for a distracted nation

240 Why he locked up the legs of his company 113
Picket, (colonel) his character and manner of An exeuse for writing against him

51
courtship

7 Letter from Bath
Pictutes, the impressions they make on us 8 Power, absolute, represented in a dance 10
The true use of them

209 Praise, true, generous and heroic spirits most
When just and useful, ornaments of an elegant

sensible of it

92
apartment
209 How coveted by great men

92
Walking, at an auction

167 To be regarded only as relating to things
An ancient picture of a wedding described 184 strictly true

92
Piety, perfect pleasure arising from it

211 None valuable but from the praise worthy 177
Meanness to endeavour to conceal it .
211 Prayer of lord chancellor Bacon

267
Pinners, a treatise on :
212 Præ-Adamites threatened

69
Piper, (count) taken prisoner

49 Precedence, a quarre! concerning, at the opera 16
Pirates in printing and bookselling complained At Epsom
of and censured

101 Preliminaries of peace
Pistols, a fatal accident occasioned by loaded 82 Refused by the French king

23, 24
Places of trust pretended to, not out of merit, Pretenders to poetry, a kind of madmen
but because they are convenient
41 | Pretty fellow, who

21
Plagius, (parson) complaint of the bookseiler What persons excluded that order
against him

269 Very pretty fellow, a woman's man in the
Plainness in dress recommended
212 first degree

21
Plato's notion of the human soul

154 Pride, the cause and consequences of 127
History of love

90 Makes meu odious, and creates envy 156
Platonists, their opinions,

151 A remarkable instance of it in a cobbler 12
A Platonist forewoman of the jury cf ibe The chief introduction to madness
court of Honourity

253 Priesthood, when the highest honour

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Prim, (Penelope) the clear-starcher, her per Reptile, (Dick) a member of the Sheer-lane
tition
118 Club, his character

132
Prize-fighting, a reproach to the English naz: His reflections on the abuse of speech 137
tion

134 Reputation, the only just means of obtaining
Proctorstaff
, (Mr.) admitted Mr. Bickerstaff's and establishing it

186, 191
kinsman

270 Respect only to be procured by obligations 180
Prodicus, an allegory by

97 Retirement requires greater talents than busi-
Prophets, modern, reflection on their character il

249
Account of a comedy so called

11 Revenge of two French ladies on a Gascon 126
Propriéty in words and thoughts explained 62 Richard III. effects of reading that tragedy a 90
Protestants, wherein superior to Papists 155 Richards, (major-general) blown up by a mine
Prudence in women the same as wisdom in men 172 at Alicant

21
Prudes, a name for courtly hypocrites 102 Riches, the use and abuse of them

57
Distinguished from coquettes
126 Ridicule, the ill effects of

219
What part they bear in a female concert 157 How to be used

63
Public spirit, the most essential quality in a When the effect of reason

63
statesman
194 | Riding, a healthy exercise

218
The first motive to all actions
183 Riding contributes to beauty

248
A great instance of it in Regulus

183 Rigid, the, an untractable race of mortals, to
Punchinello, his origin, character, and ill- be found in all parties

214
45, 115 Ring, invisible

138, 139
Rival to Nicolini.
115 Risibility the effect of reason

63
Disposed of
20 Rochefoucault, his writings censured

108
Terræ Fillius at Oxford
45 Rochford, earl of, killed

210
Punctuality a suspicious circumstance in visiting 109 Roman ladies, of their general virtue 122
Purning, an enormity
32 Romps, how cured

269
An instance of

35 Rosin, (Will) the Wapping fiddler, history of 108
Puppets, Mr. Powell's, whence taken 115 Royal Society, actions censured

236
Puppet-show supplies the want of an act at Ruffs, wherein necessary

118
Oxford
45 To be worn with the fardingale

118
Mrs. Saraband's in the Exchange
20 | Rural wits

153
Purgatory believed by the Platonists

154
Puzzlepost, (Ned) how improved in writing 142 SACHARISSA, an excellent young lady, why
Pyrrhus, (king) reproved by a philosopher 202 not courted

5
Pythagoras, apophthegm of

214 Sagissa, her intrigue discovered by a pinch of
One of his golden sayings
108 snuff

35
Sallust, wherein partial

62, 81
QUACK doctors, their artifices

240 Saltero, (Don) at Chelsea, his descent, qualifi-
Great friends to upholders
261 cations, and relics

34
Quality, the weakness of persons of
180 Cases referred to him

195
Should always pay the reckoning
45 A curiosity in his museum

226
Quarrel at Epsom about precedence

36 Sandford the player, what parts he acted well: 134
Matrimonial, prevented

85 Sappho, a fine lady, her discourse with Mr. 4
Questioners described
41 Bickerstaff

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Quidnunc, his character of laziness

10 Saraband, (Mrs.) her puppet-show in the Ex-
Quixote, (Don) the first symptoms of his mad-

change

20
178 Satire, in what cases useful.

61

When just must be dictated by "good-nature 242
RAFFLING-SHOP kept by a lawyer at Hamp- The ordinary subjects for a mis

212
stead

59 Apology for it by Shakspeare White Colin 41
Ragouts prejudicial to the stomach

148 Satirists censured when they depreciate human
Rakes characterised
27

108
Midnight, advice to

143 Censures on the rain pretenders to that title 242
Ralph Shallow the five speaker

197 Satisfaction, a term in duelling, explained 25
Kanter, (colonel) civilized at the sight of lady Scævola, his fortitude imitated by a slave, on
Betty Modish
10

177
Rape, trials for, mostly attended by women 84 Scales for weighing injuries

250
Rapin, bis observations on the English theatre 134 Scandal, a universal thirst after

164
Hapine, an attendant on licentiousness 161 Scholar, many pretenders to that title

197
Rattlesnake, artifice of

145 Scipio, his generous treatment of a captive lady 158
Read, (sir William) an eminent oculist 145 Scoggin, (Mr.) what Mr. Bickerstaff claims
Reading, the exercise of the mind

147
through him

9
Recipe of Mr. Bickerstaff
240 Scold described

217
Reconsidérations on Instructions to Vander- What usually makes women scolds

217
bank, a poem
3 Defence of one at Billingsgate

204
Recreations, the advantage of

248 Scolding, a great enemy to women's features 217
Recruiting Officer, a comedy, character of 20 Remedies for

2, 217, 221
Regulus, a great instance of public spirit 183 Scorn, the cause of laughter

63
Religion, a prayer for the advancement of 5 í Scotland, simplicity declining there

144
Great Britain particularly fruitful in religions 257 Scotus, his way of distinguishing mankind

174
Religious war discussed
155 | Screens, who

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Scriptures, the style of them more than human 233 Spenser, the tenth canto of his fourth book
Reading tbem attended with great pleasure 233 transposed

194
Scudamore, (sir) in Spenser, his adventures Spindle, (Tom) how cured of the spleen
transposed
194 Spleen, its effects

190
Seignior, (grand) scts all his Christian slaves A never-failing remedy for it

47, 63
at liberty

6 Squibs, a branch of gunners, who to be so ae.
Seity, what

174
counted

83
Self-regard, when most contemptible 190 Squires, country, described
Sempronia, (lady) her scheme tu betray Jenny Staff of Life, his poem on the French king 21
Distaff

33 Stage or theatre, The use of
Seneca, moderate in great fortune

170 Stanhope, (general) wounded . 210, 212
Senecio, the character of a good-natured old man 45 A query concerning

212
Serenade, condemned

222 Stanwix, (general) his behaviour at Badajos 17
Serpents, who to be accounted such in conver- Staremberg, (general) beats the army of the
sation

88 duke of Anjou
Settlements, marriage, their ill effects 223 Takes Balaguier

76
Rules for drawing them up

223 Statesman, what quality most essential to one 191
Drawn up by Mr. Bickerstaff

199 State weather-glass, description and use of · 214
Sexes, comparative perfections of
172 Statira, account of her distress

1:28
In souls
172 Steele, (Mr.) bis acknowledgement

271
Shakspeare, his excellencies

8,68 Stentor, a singer of St. Paul's reproved
Liis mind seasoned with religion
111 Injuries done by his bawling

51
His apology for satire
41 Admonished by one St. Peter's

61
Why his plays should be encouraged 8 Stocking, the custom of throwing it at weddings 181
Shallow, (Ralph) the fine speaker
197 Stone-walls, comment on them

17
Sir Timothy, a customer to the toyman 142 Story-tellers, bagpipes in conrersation 153
Sharpers represented by a parcel of dogs 59 Tedious

132, 264
Their character and reception
56 A project for suppressing them

268
Their practices at Bath

65

Their employment in Mr.Bickerstaff's Bedlam 174
Defended
57 Style depraved by modern writers

230
Sheep-biter, why a term
of reproach
148 Of the scriptures more than human

233
Shield love

194 Sublime in writing, instanced in a simile in the
Shilling, adventures of a

249
Campaign

43
Show in Germany described, representing the Summer-house described

179, 189
religions of Great Britain
257 The plan of one defined

203
Shrove-Tuesday, persecution of cocks

Supper, encroachinents on

23
demned

134 Supple, the, a compound in all parties 211
Sibourg, (colonel) death of
21 | Swearers, how reformed

13
Sieve, mathematical, to sift impertinencies 51 Swearing, a folly without temptation

137
Signs, remarks on

8 Sweden, king of, passes the Nieper
Silence, instances of its insignificancy

133
Success against the Muscovites

25. 28
Simplex munditiis, the meaning of those terms 212 Defeated

49, 55, 58
Simulation distinguished from dissimulation 213 Switzerland, prospect

of
Sippet, (Harry) an expert wine brewer 131
Slattern described in bed
243 TABLE, who keeps the best

1.18
Smart fellow described
26 Of respect and intimacy

215
Whether an affront to be called so

28 | Tale-bearers, the use of them in Mr. Bicker-
Smile, a man made mad with half a one
50 staft's Bedlam

175
Smith, (Dr.) Mr. Bickerstaff's corn-cutter 103 Taliacotius, account of his cures
Cases referred to him

195 Talkativeness, a sign of folly and ill-breeding 241
Smyrna coffee-house recommended for music, Taste of an age known by plays

12
poetry, and politics
78 Tea not used in the time of Elizabeth

148
Snap-dragon illustrated

85 Telemachus, his discoveries in the regions of
Snuff, how, and when to be offered

197
the dead

156
Taking of, censured

35 Temper, command of it the greatest human
Boxes, a new edition of

142
perfection

176
Society, the pleasure of, described by Milton 114 Temperance, preservative of health

200
Socrates, his allegory of the origin of love 90 Temple of Avarice

123
His behaviour at the Athenian theatre 122 Of Honour

123
His doctrines

135
Of Hymen

120
Softly, (Ned) a pretty poet, sonnet by

163 Of Love, by Spenser
Sorrow expressed by Shakspeare
47 Of Lust

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A saying of Epictetus concerning it
397 Of Vanity

123
Soul, human, considered

87 Of Virtue
South, (Dr.) character of his sermons 205 | Tenderness inspired by the muses
Quotations from

205, 211

No true greainess of mind without it
Spa water, design of the coquettes to bring it up 107 Teraminta, the unhappy, her story
Speaking, what manner most offensive

92 Terræ Filius, his place supplied by Punch
Speech in its greatest perfection in an accom- Theatres, useful

7,
plished woman

62 Make a polite and moral gentry
Reflections on the abuse of it

92, 137

English, censured

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