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His performance referred to the opera of Rinal
do and Armida, ibid.

Praise, the love of it implanted in us, N. 38.
Pride a great enemy to a fine face, N. 33.
Profeffions, the three great ones over-burdened
with practitioners, N. 21.

Projector, a fhort description of one, N. 31.
Profper (Will) an honeft tale-bearer, N. 19.
Punchinello, frequented more than the church,
N. 14. Punch out in the moral part, ibid.
Punning much recommended by the practice of all
ages, N. 61. In what age the Pun chiefly flour-
ifhed, ibid. A famous univerfity much infefted
with it, ibid. Why banifhed at prefent out of
the learned world, ibid. The definition of a Pun,

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Uality no exemption from reproof, N. 34.
Quixote (Don) patron of the Sighers club,
N. 30.


R Ants confidered as blemishes in our English tra-

gedies, N. 40.

Rape of Proferpine, a French opera, fome particu-
lars in it, N. 29.

Reason, instead of governing paffion is often fub-
fervient to it, N. 6.

Rebus, a kind of falfe wit in vogue among the an-
cients, N. 59, and our own countrymen, ibid.
A Rebus at Blenheim-Houfe condemned, ibid.
Recitativo, (Italian) not agreeable to an English
audience, N. 29. Recitative mufic in every lan-
guage ought to be adapted to the accent of the
language, ibid.

Retirement, the pleasure of it, where truly enjoy.
ed, N. 4.

Rich (Mr.) would not fuffer the opera of Whitting--
ton's Cat to be performed in his houfe, and the
reafon for it, N. 5.

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Royal Exchange, the great refort to it, N. 69.

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Almon (Mrs.) her ingenuity, N. 28.
Sanctorius, his invention, N. 25.

Scholar's egg, what fo called, N. 58.

Sempronia, a profeffed admirer of the French na-
tion, N. 45.

Senfe: fome men of fenfe more defpicable than
common beggars, N 6.

Sentry (Captain) a member of the Spectator's club,
his character, N. 2.

Sextus Quintus, the Pope, an inftance of his un-
forgiving temper, N. 23.

Shadows and realities not mixed in the fame piece,

N. 5.

Shovel, (Sir Cloudefly) the ill contrivance of his mo-
nument in Weftminster- Abbey, N. 26.

Sidney (Sir Philip) his opinion of the song of Chevy-
Chafe, N. 70.

Sighers, a club of them in Oxford, N. 30. Their
regulations, ibid.

Sign-pofts, the abfurdities of many of them, N. 28.
Socrates, his temper and prudence, N. 23.

Solitude; an exemption from paffions the only
pleafing folitude, N. 4.

Sophocles, his conduct in his tragedy of Electra,
N. 44.

Sparrows bought for the ufe of the opera, N. 5.
Spartan virtue acknowledged by the Athenians,
N. 6.

Spectator (the) his prefatory difcourfe, N 1. His
great taciturnity, ibid. His vifion of Publick Cre-
dit, 3.
His entertainment at the table of an ac-
quaintance, 7. His recommendation of his fpe-
culations, 1o. Advertifed in the Daily Courant,
12. His encounter with a lion behind the fcenes,
13. The defign of his writings, 16. No party-
man, ibid. A little unhappy in the mold of his
face, 17. His artifice, 19. His defire to correc

impudence, 20. And refolution to march on in the caufe of virtue, 34. His vifit to a travelled Lady, 45. His fpeculations in the first principles, 46. An odd accident that befel him at Lloyd's coffee-houfe, ibid. His advice to our Engif Pandaric writers, 58. His examen of Sir Fopling Flutter, 65.

Spleen, a common excufe for dulness, N. 53.
Starers reproved, N. 20.

Statira, in what propofed as a pattern to the Fair
Sex, N. 41

Superftition, the folly of it defcribed, N. 7.

Sujanna, or innocence betrayed, to be exhibited by Mr. Powell, with a new pair of elders, N. 14.


Templar one of the Spectator's club, his charac

ter, N. 2.

That, his remonftrance, N. 80.

"Theatre (English) the practice of it in several inftances cenfured, N. 42, 44, 51.

Thunder, of great ufe on the stage, N. 44. Thunderer to the playhouse, the great hardships put upon him, and his defire to be made a cannon, N. 36.

Tom Tits to perfonate finging birds in the opera, N. 5. Tom the tyrant, firft minifter of the coffee-house, between the hours of elven, and twelve at night,

N. 49.

"Tombs in Westminster vifited by the Spectator, N. 26. his reflection upon it, ibid.

Trade, the benefit of it to Great Britain, N. 69. Tragedy; a perfect Tragedy the nobleft production of human nature, N. 39. Wherein the modern tragedy excels that of Greece and Rome, ibid. Blank verfe the moft proper for an English tragedy, ibid. 'The English tragedy confidered, ibid. Tragi-Comedy, the product of the English theatre, a monftrous invention, N. 40.

Travel, highly neceffary to a coquette, N. 45. The


behaviour of a travelled Lady in the play-houfe,


Truth an enemy to falfe wit, N. 63.

Tryphiodorus, the great lipogrammatift of antiquity,

N. 59.


VEnice Preferv'd, a tragedy founded on a wrong
plot, N. 39.

Uglinefs, fome fpeculations upon it, N. 32.

Vifit; a vifit to a travelled Lady which the received
in her bed, described, N. 45.

Understanding, the abuse of it is a great evil, N. 6.
Vocifer, the qualifications that make him pafs for a
fine Gentleman, N. 75.

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HO and Which, their petition to the Spectator,
N. 78.

Wit, the mischief of it when accompanied with
vice, N. 23. very pernicious when not tempered
with virtue and humanity, ibid. turned into de-
formity by affectation, 88. Only to be valued as
it is applied, N. 6. nothing so much admired and
fo little understood, 58. The hiftory of falfe
wit, ibid. Every man would be a wit if he could,
59. The way to try a piece of wit, 62. Mr.
Locke's reflection on the difference between wit
and judgment, ibid. The god of wit defcribed,
Women, the more powerful part of our people,
N. 4. Their ordinary employments, 10. Smit-
ten with fuperficials, 15. Their ufual converfa-
tion, ibid. Their strongest paffion, 33. Not to
to be confidered merely as objects of fight, ibid.
Woman of quality, her drefs the products of an
hundred climates, N. 69.


Yarico, the ftory of her adventure, N. 11.


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