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Descriptions come short of statuary and painting, N.
4.16. Please sometimes more than the sight of
things, ibid. The fame not alike relished by all,
ibid. What pleases in them, 418. What is great,
surprising and beautiful, more acceptable to the ima-
gination than what is little, common, or deformed,

Desire, when corrected, N. 400.

Devotion, the noblest buildings owing to it, N.

Diana's cruel sacrisices condemned by an ancient poet,

Dionyfim's ear, what it was, N. 439.
Discourse in conversation not to be engrossed by one man,
N. 428.

Distracted persons, the sight of them the most mortify-
ing thing in nature, N. 421.

Dogget, how cuckoled on the stage, N. 446.

Domestic life, reflexions concerning it, N. 45;.

Doris, Mr. Congreve's character of her, N. 422.

Drama, its sirst original a religious worship, N. 405.

Dream of the seasons, N. 425. Of golden scales,

Dress, the ladies extravagance in it, N. 435. An ill
intention in their singularity, ibid. The Engliji
character to be modest in it, ibid.

Drink, the effects it has on modesty, N. 458.

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JfAstcourt (Dick) his character, N. 468.

Editors of the clafficks, their faults. N. 470.
Education of children, errors in it, N. 431. A letter

on that subject, N. 455. Gaidening applied to it,


Emblematical persons, N. 419.

Employments, whoever excels in any, worthy of praise,
N. 432.

Emulation, the use of it, N. 432.
Enemies, tne benesits that may be received siom them,
N. 399,

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Englijh naturally modest, N. 407, 435; thought proud'

by foreigners, N. 432.
Enmity, the good fruits of it, N. 399.
Epi3etuss saying of sorrow, N. 397.
Equestrian 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. 411,
to 421.

Ether (sields of) the pleasures of surveying them, N.

Ever greens of the fair-sex, N. 395.

Euphrates river contained in one bason, N. 415.

Exchange (Royal) describ'd, N. 454.


FAIRY writing, N. 4ICJ. The pleasures of imagi-
nation that arise from it, ibid. More dissicult than
any other, and why, ibid. The Englijh the best poets
of this sort, ibid.
Faith, the benesit of it, N. 4^9. The means of consir-
ming it, 465.

Fame a follower of merit, N. 426. the palace of, de-
scrib'd, 439. Courts oompar'd to it, ibid.

Familiarities indecent in society, N.429.

Fancy, ail its images enter by the sight, N. 411.

Fashion, a description of it, N. 460.

Father, the affection of one for a daughter, N. 449.

Fa-villa, spoil'd by a marriage, N. 437.

Faults (secret) how to sind them ©ut, N. 399.

Fear (passion of) treated, N. 471.

Feeling not so perfect a sense as sight, N. 411. .

Fiction, the advantage the writers have in it to please
the imagination, N. 419. What other writers please
in it, 420.

Fidelia, her duty to her father, N. 449,

Final causes of delight, inol;jects, N. 413. Lie bare;
and o£en, ibid.

Flattery describ'd, N. 460

Flavid's character and amour with Cynthio, N. 398.
Flora, an attendant on the soring, N. 425.



Follies and defects mistaken by us in ourselves for worth,

N. 460.

Fcrtius, his character, N. 422.

Fortunatus the trader, his character, N. 443.

Frecrt (Monsieur) what he fays of the manner of both

ancients and moderns in architecture, N. 415.
French, their levity, N. 435.
Friends kind to our faults, N. 399.


GArdening, errors in it, N. 414, Why the Engtifi
gardens not so entertaining to the fancy, as thole
in France and Italy, ibid. Observations concerning its
improvement both for benesit and beauty, ibid. Ap-
ply'd to education, 45^.
Georgicks (Virgil's) the beauty of their subjects, N.

Gesture, good in oratory, N. 407.

Ghosts, what they fay should be a little discolour'd, N.
419. The description of them pleasing to the fancy,
ibid, why we incline to believe them, tbid. not a vil-
lage in England formerly without one, ibid. Shake'
/pear's the best, ibid.

Gladiators of Rome, what Cicero fays of 'em, N. 436,

Gloriana, the design upon her, N. 423.

Goats-milk, the effect it had on a man bred with it, N.

Good fense and good-nature always go together, N.

437- . ,

Grace at meals practised by the Pagans, N. 458.

Grandeur and minuteness, the extremes pleasing to the

fancy, N. 420.
Gratitude, the most pleasing exercise of the mind, N.

453, a divine poem upon it, ibid.
Greatness of objects, what understood by it, in the

pleasures of the imagination, N. 412, 413, ,
Green-sickness, Sabina Rentfree's letter about it, N.


Guardian of the fair sex, the Spetiator so, N. 449.



TJArnkCs reflections on looking upon Torici's scull,
N. 404.

Harlot, a desciiption of one out of the Proverbs, N. 410.

Health, the pleasures of the fancy more conducive to it,
than those of the understanding, N. 411.

Heaven and hell, the notion of, consormable to tke
light of nature, N. 447.

Heavens, verses on the glory of 'em, N. 465.

Hebrew idioms run into Englijh, N. 40;.

Hefied's saying of a virtuous life, N. 447.

Historian., his most agreeable talent, N. 4*0. Mow
history pleases the imagination, ibid. Descriptions
of battles in it scarce ever understood, N. 428.

Hcckley in the hok gladiators, N. 436.

Homer's descriptions charm more than Aristotle's reason-
ing, N. 411 ; compared with Virgil, 417, when h«
is in his province, ibid.

Honestus the trader, his character, N. 443.

Honeycomb (Will) his adventure with Suiey, N. 410.

Hope (passion of) treated, N. 471.

Horact takes sire at every hint of the Iliad and Odyssey,
N. 417.

Hotspur (Jeffrey, Esq;) his petition from the country

insirmary, N. 429.
Human nature the best study, N. 408.
Humour (good) the best companion in the country, N.


Hujh (Peter) his character, N. 457.

Hymn, David's pastoral one on providence, N. 441.

on gratitude, 45 3; on the glories of the heaven and

earth, 465.

Hypocrisy, the various kinds of it, N. 399; to be pre-
ferred to open impiety, 458.


IDeas, how a whole set of them hang together, N. 416.
Idiot, the story gf one by Dr, Plot, N. 447.
Vol. VI. O Idle

Idle and innocent, few know how to be so, N. 41 i.

Jilt, a penitent one, N.401. .g^

Iliad, the reading of it like travelling through Fcoufl-
try uninhabited, N. 417.

Imaginary beings in poetry, N. 419.

Instances in O-vid, firgil, and Mrltstit, ibid.

imagination, its pleasures in some respects equal to those
of the understanding, in some preferable, N 411.
1 heir extent, ibid. The advantages of them, ibid.
What is meant by them, ibid. Two kinds of th 'tn,
ibid. Awaken the faculties of the mind, without fa-
tiguing or perplexing it, ibid, more conducive to
health than those of the understanding, ibid, raised
by other senses as well as the sight, 412. The cause
of them not to be Effign'd, 413. Works of art not so
"perfect as those of nature to entertain the imagination,
414. '1 he secondary pleasures of the fancy, 416. the
power of it, ibid, whence its secondary pleasures pro-
ceed, ibid, of a wider and more universal nature than
those it has when joined with sight, 418 ; how poetry
contributes to its pleasures, 419; how historians,
philosophers, and other writers, 420, 421. The de-
light it takes in enlargiug itself by degrees, as in the
survey of the earth, and the universe, ibid, and when
it works from great things to little, ibid, where it
falls short of the understanding, ibid. How affected
by similitudes, 421 ; as liable to pain as pleasure; how
much of either 'tis capable of, ibid, the power of the
Almighty over it, ibid.

Imagining, the art of it in general, N. 421.

Impertinent and trifling persons, their triumph, N. 452.

Impudence mistaken for wit, N. 443.

Insirmary, one for good humour, N. 429, 437, 440;
a further account out of the country, ibid.

Ingu ijln (Charles, of Barbican) his cures, N. 444.

Invitation, the Spiilator's, to all artisicers as well as phi-
losophers to assist him, N. 428, 442; a general one,

Jolly (Frank, Esq;) his memorial from the country

insirmary, N. 429.
Iras, her character, N. 404.

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