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CONTENTS TO VOL. XXIII.

No.

BIOGRAPHICAL, Historical, and Critical Preface. 1. Courage, why honoured as a Virtue-Adventurer characterized, and his Achievements projected Hawkesworth.

2. Intellectual and Corporal Labour compared Hawkesworth. 3. Project for a new Pantomime Entertainment Bathurst. 4. Of the different kinds of Narrative, and why they are universally read Hawkesworth. 5. Remark on Dreaming-Various Transmigrations related by a Flea Hawkesworth. 6. Project for an Auction of Manuscripts, by Timothy Spinbrain, Author

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Bathurst.

7. Distress encouraged to hope: the History of Melissa

8. The History of Melissa concluded

9. Impropriety of Signs

Hawkesworth.

Bathurst

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10. Happiness and Misery, how far the necessary

effects of Virtue and Vice

11. An allegorical Letter from To-Day

Hawkesworth.

12. The Influence of Infidelity upon Moral Conduct : Story of Opsinous

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13. The Story of Opsinous continued

14. The Story of Opsinous concluded

Hawkesworth.

15. The Insolence and Absurdity of Advertisements by Quacks-Pernicious consequences of granting Hawkesworth.

them patents

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16. Of instructing by Fiction

17. Curiosity necessary to entertainment and know

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London, Published by T& J. Alman Princes Street Hanover Square.

1828.

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THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS;

WITH

PREFACES

BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL,

AND CRITICAL,

BY THE

REV. LIONEL THOMAS BERGUER,

LATE OF ST. MARY HALL, OXON: FELLOW EXTRAORDINARY OF THE
ROYAL MEDICAL SOCIETY OF EDINBURGH.

IN FORTY-FIVE VOLUMES.

VOL. XXIII.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR T. AND J. ALLMAN, PRINCES STREET,

HANOVER SQUARE:

W. Baynes and Son, Paternoster Row; A. B. Dulau and Co. Soho Square;
W. Clarke, New Bond Street; R. Jennings, Poultry; J. Hearne, Strand;
R. Triphook, Old Bond Street; Westley and Parrish, Strand; W. Wright,
Fleet Street; C. Smith, Strand: H. Mozley, Derby: W. Grapel, and
Robinson and Sons, Liverpool: Bell and Bradfute, J. Anderson, jun. and
H. S. Baynes and Co. Edinburgh: M. Keene, and J. Cumming, Dublin.

A 19023.

AND STAMFORD
LIBRARY

UNIVERSIT

Printed by J. F. Dove, St. John's Square.

CONTENTS TO VOL. XXIII.

No.

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BIOGRAPHICAL, Historical, and Critical Preface. 1. Courage, why honoured as a Virtue-Adventurer characterized, and his Achievements projected Hawkesworth. 2. Intellectual and Corporal Labour compared Hawkesworth. 3. Project for a new Pantomime Entertainment Bathurst. 4. Of the different kinds of Narrative, and why they are universally read Hawkesworth. 5. Remark on Dreaming-Various Transmigrations related by a Flea Hawkesworth. 6. Project for an Auction of Manuscripts, by Timothy Spinbrain, Author

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Bathurst. 7. Distress encouraged to hope: the History of Melissa

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8. The History of Melissa concluded

9. Impropriety of Signs

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Hawkesworth.

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10. Happiness and Misery, how far the necessary effects of Virtue and Vice

11. An allegorical Letter from To-Day

Hawkesworth.

12. The Influence of Infidelity upon Moral Conduct: Story of Opsinous

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13. The Story of Opsinous continued

14. The Story of Opsinous concluded

Hawkesworth.

15. The Insolence and Absurdity of Advertisements by Quacks-Pernicious consequences of granting them patents

16. Of instructing by Fiction

Hawkesworth.

17. Curiosity necessary to entertainment and know

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