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CONTENTS.

No.

Historical and Biographical Preface.

Original Dedications.

1. Introduction—Character of an absent Lover

—Betterton's Benefit—Continental Intel-

ligence—Death of Mr. Partridge . . . Steele.

2. The Medicine . . . . . . . . . Harrison.

Continental Intelligence—Raillery on the

state of France . . . . . . . . . Steele.

3. Play-house, a Poem, by Blackmore—Tapes-

try—Continental Intelligence—Benefit of

Bickerstaff. . . . . . . . . . . .

4. Plan of the Work—Characters of Chloe and

Clarissa-Dramatic News—-Strolling Com-

pany—Continental Intelligence—Island

of Felicia . . . . . . . . . . .

5. Fallen State of Love—Cynthia, the absent

Lover—Project for the Advancement of

Religion—Continental Intelligence—Sto-

ry of Unnion and Valentine–Character

of the Duke of Marlborough . . . . .

6. Visit from Sappho—Criticism on Homer and

Virgil–Journal of the Iliad—Continental

oftence-character. of Alexander and

Sar . . . . . . . . . . . . .

7. The Author's Will—Raillery on Marriage—

Characters of a Coquette and a Coxcomb

—Epsom Wells, a Comedy–Continental

Intelligence - - - - - - - - - -

8. Reformation of the Stage--Continental Intel-

ligence—A Dream of the State of England

9. Congreve's Old Bachelor . . . ... —

Description of the Morning . . . . Swift.

Character of Timon—Pastorella converted
from Coquetry—Continental Intelligence Steele.

10. Empire of Beauty—Continental Intelligence

ll. A Similitude—On Death—Modern Prophets
Genealogy of the Staffs . . . . . . Twisden.
Continental Intelligence . . . . . . . Steele.

12. Corruption of Manners and Language—Bite

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. . . . . . Steele.

Speech—Casar to his

Party at the Rubicon . . . . . . . . Addison.

38. On Duelling—Whisperers without Business

—Characters . . . . . . . . . . .

Continental Intelligence . . . . . . . . Steele.

39. Oxford and its Almanack—Dialogue on Duels

40. Cure of Lunatics—On Love and Marria

41. Exercise at Arms—Character of a Question-

er—The Author accused of Personalities

42. Lines on Bribery . . . . . . -

Character of Aspasia . - -

Inventory of the Play-house .

43. D'Urfey's Dedication . . . . . .

New System of Philosophy . . . . Addison.

On the Sublime . . . . . . . . . Steele.

44. Esculapius in Love with Hebe–Sale of the

Play-house Articles—Humourous Com-

laint of Punch—The Country Gentleman

ho cannot bear a Jest—Continental In-

telligence . . . . . . . . . . . . .

45. Story of Teraminta—Puppet-shows—Scene

of bodily Wit—Characters of Florio and

Senecio . . . . . . . . . . . . .

46. Character and Gallantries of Aurengezebe—

Lines on the March to Tournay without

beat of Drum—Continental Intelligence -

47. Character of Sir Taffety Trippet—Cure for

the Spleen—Passions expressed by Shak-

Speare . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Shades of Conscience and Honour—Genius
of Credit . . . . . . . . . . . .
. Love and Lust—Florio and Limberham—
Nocturnus . . . . . . . . . . . .

50. History of Orlando the Fair—Powell's Pup-

pet-show . . . . . . . . . . . . .

51. History of Orlando, Chap. 2—Pantomime

Tricks—Powell's Puppet-show . . . .

52. Use of Delamira's Fan–On Modesty—Cha-

racters of Nestor and Warillus—The mo.

dest Man and the modest Fellow

. The civil Husband—Dramatic Criticism—
Continental Intelligence . . . . . .
The Government of Affection—The Wife and
the Mistress—Complaint against Stentor
—Death of Lisander and Coriana . . .

55. Story of a Cure performed on a blind young

Man—Continental Intelligence . - -

56. On Sharpers—Instances of Longevity in

France—Notices to Correspondents -

57. Emilia, a Woman too humble—Sharping

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Extortioners—Satire on the French ap-

plied to the English—New Coxcomb . . . .
Continence of Scipio-Grammatical Pedant-

ry—Continental Intelligence . . .

59. On Sharpers—Raffling shops-Character of

Actaeon—Author accused of writing Non-

Sense . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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