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epic poem, iii. 191; instances of the Superintendence of the English language
false sublime, ib.
proposed, iii. 12.
Subordination, instituted by Providence, Superiority reduced to the notion of quali-
ty, iii, 99.
Subsist, has no participle passive, ii. 73, Superstition, ridiculed, ii. 244; antidote to
it, 246 ; an excess in devotion, iii, 72;
Success, not always a criterion of merit, tinctured with folly, ib.
Superstitions, Jewish and Romish, per-
Such, when joined to adjective, how to picious to mankind and destructive to
be succeeded, iii. 203, note,
religion, iii. 93.
Such like, now redundant and tautologous, Superstitious fears destroy the pleasures
iii. 411, note.
of conversation, iv, 11.
Suetonius, his history an arguinent against Supply, Committee of, debate on the, v.
despotic power, iii. 297; attests the tax- 668.
ing of the empire under Augustus, v. Supreme Being, his nature, an argument
for the immortality of the soul, ii. 443;
Suffenus, places his happiness in a gilded a sense of his presence productive of
chariot, ii. 100; a fortune-hunter, iii. good actions, iii. 94; alone, can rightly
judge of our own actions, 165; or esteem
Suffolk, the Duke of, buried in the con- us according to our merits, 166; sub-
vent of the Austin monks at Pavia, i. limely described by Plato, iv. 25 ; a
365; his history, 366.
proof of his goodness in the extent and
Sugar-plums, disposed into heaps of hail- variety of animal existence, 42; demon-
stones, ii. 109.
strations of his wisdom, power, and
Suggestum of the ancients described, i. goodness, 72; his omnipresence, 104 ;
his omniscience, ib. ; his mercy, 105 ;
Suicide, why suggested by Eve, and dis- essentially present in heaven, 128; his
approved by Adam, iii. 268.
eternity, 145; his unutterable goodness,
Sulfatara, a surprising volcano near Na- 147 ; has designed the soul of man for a
ples, i. 438.
state of future happiness, 157 ; the fear
Sully, Duke of, his advice to some Popish of him is the foundation of fortitude and
ladies on the accession of Henry IV.,
iv. 440, 441.
Surnames, the occasion of a club, ii.
Sultan of Egypt, a story of one, ii. 417, 250.
418; of Persia, story of one, performing Surprise, the life of story-telling, iv. 6.
an act of justice, iv. 177.
Surrentum, promontory of, divides the
Summer, in England, pleasanter than bay of Naples from that of Salernum, i.
elsewhere in Europe, iii. 370.
Sun, the palace of the, described, from Surtout, &c., likely to occasion a learned
Ovid, i. 87 ; used as an emblem on me- treatise a thousand years hence, i. 261.
dals, 305, 307 ; why represented by the Survey of the city by Mr. Bickerstaffe as
corona radiata, 319; satirized by the
censor, ii. 142.
owls, bats, &c., in a fable, ii. 174; of Suspension of the Habeas Corpus act, iv.
Glory, a title of the emperor of Persia, 457; precedents, 459.
Sutherland, Earl of, his application to
Sun-rising and setting, the most glorious succeed Addison in the Exchequer, v.
show in nature, iii. 406.
644; biographical notices of, 645, note;
Sunday in the country,why pleasing, ii. 446. his appointments and character, ib.
Sunderland, Lord, proposes the Peerage Swallow, Lady Catherine, widow of two
Bill, v. 236 ; Secretary of State for husbands and two coachmen, iv. 95.
Southern Province, 353; at Newinarket Swan, the famous punster, his conversa-
with the queen, 364; christening of his tion described, ii. 355.
son, 365; invited by Duchess of Marl- Swash, Sir Paul, knt., indicted in the
borough to dine, 365; Lord-Lieutenant Court of Honour, ii. 223.
of Ireland, 433, 633, note; resignation Swearers in discourse, happily ridiculed,
of the office, 434; transacts business for iii. 352.
Addison during the illness of the latter, Swearing, profane, its horrible absurdity,
492 ; his letter to Mr. Dayrolles, 513; iv. 55.
Addison the under-secretary to, 634, Sweden, the king of, holds the balance of
635, 745; royal warrant for his salary European power, iv. 358.
as Secretary of State, 639 ; Secret Ser- Sweden, a Protestant country, has had the
vice Money granted to, 640; Addison's misfortune to see Popish princes on the
official communications to the private throne, v. 59; dispute with the Crown
secretary of, 646, 648, 652, 655, 668 ; of Great Britain, 469.
a member of the Kit-cat Club, 676; Swift, his writings, in what respects in-
letters to, 387.
ferior to Addison's, ii. l; invented the
subject of a story in the Tatler, 184, Syntax violated in Paradise Lost, iii.
said to have furnished the hint 196.
for a paper in the Spectator, ii. 328, Syphax, general of the Numidians (in
note; extracts from his letters, relating Cato), i. 177, 195, 199, 210; his notion
to Mr. Addison and Mr. Steele, iv. 157, of honour, iv. 311.
158; allusion to a political paper in Syracuse, prince of, procures a whelp of
which he was concerned, 368, note; his Vulcan's breed of dogs to prove the
connexion with the Examiner, v. 308; chastity of his wife, iv. 127.
married to Mrs. Johnson, 377 ; letter Syria, chronicle of the kings of, collected
from Earl of Halifax, 379; from Steele, from medals, i. 263.
380; from Sir Andrew Fountaine, 383; Syrians, when smitten with blindness, to
to Addison, 391, 407 ; letter to Addison whom compared, iv. 501.
on Steele's charge of being the author Syrisca's ladle, where lost, iv. 374.
of the Examiner, 406; Steele's reply,
408; the probable truth as to the cir- T. at the end of some speculations, sup-
cumstances of their difference, 408,511, posed to stand for trader, iii. 103.
512; his rejoinder to Steele, 408; Pope's T- -, Mr., ill used by his angel, goes
relation towards him, 417; how highly to sea and makes a fortune, iv. 302; his
he was esteemed by Lady Warwick, letter on marrying her, 304.
511; and by Addison, 512; Addison's Table, a fashionable one, haunted by dis-
letters to, 510, 511; Addison and Steele's tempers, iii. 65.
first meeting with, 685; early memorial Table of Cebes, an allegory, its character,
of his friendship with Addison, 686 ; his ii. 138.
joke against Partridge the astrologer, “ Table of Fame," The, v. 380.
ib.; renders the name of “Bickerstaffe" Tacitus, monument erected to him at
famous throughout Europe, 686, 687 ; Terni, i. 411; his account of a mutiny
humorous lines by, on “Namby Pam- raised by a lying sentinel, iv. 462; at-
by,” 696 ; comparison of, with Addison tests the taxing of the empire by order
and Bolingbroke, 731; counted the of Augustus, v. 108; and the crucifixion
number of his steps from London to of our Saviour, 109.
Chelsea, 735 ; letters to, 359, 377, 378, Tailor, plays the part of the lion at the
379, 381, 386, 390, 510, 511.
opera, ii. 260.
Swine, its ingredients compose the soul Tale-bearers, censured, iii. 440.
of some women, iii. 86.
Talents, without discretion, useless, iii.
Swiss, their custom of hiring themselves
out as soldiers, ii. 25; remarkable for Talicotius, the first clap-doctor, his his-
love of their country, iv. 411.
tory, ii. 215 ; his motto, and number of
Swiss musician, an extraordinary one, ii. his patients, 216.
Talkativeness of the French, iv. 183.
Switzerland, the reason of its periodical Tall Club, letter of remonstrance from the
fountains, i. 512, 519; soldiers, 520; secretary, iv. 202; qualifications of its
convenience of its navigable rivers, ib. ; members, 203.
scholars, 522 ; peace and tranquillity Tallard, loses his son and is himself taken
throughout the country and its alli- prisoner at Blenheim, i. 51.
ances, 525; pomp and superfluity ban- Tangereen captain, an old one, member
ished, 526 ; dress and manners, 527 ; of the Court of Honour, ii. 189.
law of inheritance, 529; granaries, 528; Tangier, the Rev. Lancelot Addison sent
Protestants and Papists, 529; notion of to, v. 673.
witchcraft very prevalent, 530; a new Tantalism, a laughable species of, ii. 407.
sect, called Pietists, sprung up, 531;* Tantalus, his torments, in what nation
might furnish troops to Britain, iv. 355. originating, ii. 406.
Sword-cutler, his sign of the French Tariff, Count, his trial and conviction, iv.
King's head, ii. 286.
364 ; origin of the paper, ib. ; charges,
Sybils, their prophecies subsequent to the 365 ; answers, 367; calls witnesses, ib.;
events they pretend to foretell, iv. 16. loses his cause, 369.
Sydenham, Dr., lavish in praise of riding, Tariff, settled in the trade to the Nether-
lands, v. 56.
Sylla, the dictator, surnamed Felix or Tartar, General, takes a town in China,
Fortunate, iii. 303.
and sets all the women to sale, iv. 29.
Syllogism, how answered by a lady, v. 18. Tartars, why ambitious of destroying
Syllogisms, invented by Aristotle, iii. 131. eminent men, ii. 479.
Symmetry of objects, how it strikes, iii. 395. Tasso, his stanzas sung among the com-
Symposium, mentioned by a Greek author, mon people of Venice, i. 395 ; imitated
a parallel to it, ii. 252.
by Milton, iii. 283.
Syncopists, political, a specimen of their Taste, false, of the Genoese, in embellish-
style, iv. 106.
ing their houses, i. 362; for the fine arts,
like another sense, ii. 414 ; fine, the
perfection of an accomplished man, iii.
387 ; in writing, rules for acquiring it,
388, 389; of the English, 393.
Tate, Mr., his epigram on the Spectator,
Tatian, his remark on the Christian vir-
gins of the second century, v. 124.
Tatler ridicules his adversaries, ii. 175.
Tatler, The, No. 18, v. 230; No. 24, 232;
Steele's papers in, 380; its account of
the “ Knights of the Toast, 678; its
first publication, 687; the author dis-
covered by Addison, ib.; condemned
by the Inquisition, ib.; curious notice
of errata in the, 688 ; publication of the
last number, ib.; translations of the,
693 ; unpublished letters of the, printed
by Lillie, 694.
Tatlers, their popularity proves them to
have done good, v. 64; Addison's share
in them acknowledged by Sir. R. Steele,
Tattle, Jasper, Esq., his charge against
min Busy, ii. 222.
Taureas, or Toryas, the brewer, his con-
test with Alcibiades, iv. 382.
Tautology, iii 455, note, 456, note; how
avoided by the Freeholder, v. 100.
Tavernier, his account of the battle of
monkeys in the East Indies, v. 83.
Taxing of the empire under Augustus
mentioned by several historians, v.
T. B., his letter on the consolations of ab-
sent lovers, iii. 141.
Te Deum, a kind of one in the Pretend-
er's declaration, iv. 433.
Tea, not used in Queen Elizabeth's time,
ii. 107; ten different sorts distinguished
by the taste, iii. 388.
Tea-equipage, the Spectator's paper to
form a part of it, ii 253.
Tea-table, an open one, proposed by a
lady, for the friends of King George, iv.
Tear, shed by our Saviour over Lazarus,
preserved at Vendome, i. 371.
Technical words, in Milton's style, a fault,
TEKEL, dubious application of the word
in a vision, iii. 479.
Telauges, an eminent philosopher, son of
Pythagoras, iv. 320.
Telemachus, his story written in the spirit
of Homer, ii. 128; his adventures in the
empire of death, 129.
Tell, a representation of him in the arsenal
of Berne, i. 519.
Temper, rules for moderating, iv. 152; a
discontented one described, 336.
Temperance, a preservative of health, iii.
64; rules for it by an eminent physi-
Tempers, disparities in, make marriages
unhappy, iii. 169.
Tempest, Martha, why styled by her hus.
band, Ocean, iii 91.
Tempest, prospect of one, creates an agree-
able horror in the mind, iv. 7.
“Tempest," a chest containing a violent
storm for that play, iv. 148.
Templar, the, of the Spectator's club, ac-
count of him, ii. 233; his remonstrance
with the Spectator on the inns of court,
295; answered by the arguments of the
Temple, Sir W., quotation from his ver-
sion of Horace, i. 289; his Memoirs
dwindled into a penny book, ii. 38; his
query respecting the northern hive of
Goths and Vandals, 273; his rule for
drinking, ii. 66; Robin Good fellow's
correction of it, 80; obserres that the
English love a king who is valiant, iv.
Temple, of Hymen, ii. 78; of Lust, 79 ;
of Honour, 88; of Virtue, ib. ; of Vani-
ty, 89; of Avarice, 90.
Templum Væjovis, dedicated to the beard-
less Jupiter, i. 460.
Temptations, called by the world oppor-
tunities, to be avoided by the fair sex,
Ten, called by the Platonic writers the
complete number, iii. 104.
Tender, a kind of writing so called by the
French, iii. 266.
Tender Husband, a comedy, prologue to,
i. 81; Mr. Addison's assistance acknow-
ledged by the author of that comedy, v.
Tenebrificous stars, certain writers com-
pared to, iv. 133.
Tentamen de Poetis Romanis Elegiacis,
Teraminta resents Mr. Ironside's paper
on tuckers, iv. 204.
Terence, a passage from, applied to imi-
tators of Pindar, ii. 505 ; a sentence
from, in reproof of stolen jests, iv. 101;
his observation on men of genius, 150;
a fine saying of his quoted, v. 90; his
phrases ridiculously imitated by modern
editors and commentators, 219; his
style and subjects, 598.
Terni, a town of Italy, formerly called
Interamna, described, i. 411; cascade
near it, ib.
Terracina, figures on a rock near it, i. 423.
Terror, how excited in modern tragedies,
ii. 314; and pity, excited by poetry,
why pleasing, iii. 420; its tendency to
turn the hair grey, iv. 66.
Tertuga. See Tortuga
Tertullian, refers to Pontius Pilate's re-
cord of our Saviour's death, v. 106;
tells the Roman governors that their
councils, &c., are filled with Christians,
117; what led to his conversion, 132.
Tesin, river, its rapid course, i. 367; an
outlet of the Lago Maggiore, ib.
Test for distinguishing puns from true lated by Mr. Budgell, 335; merits of wit, ii. 356.
the work, 336 ; his characters supposed Testimony, in the play of Sir Courtly to be drawn from the life, v. 217.
Nice, the hero of the Whigs, v. 25. Theron places his happiness in a running Tests of good-nature, iii. 34.
horse, ii. 100. Tetrachtys, a sacred number with the Thersites, transmigration of his soul into Pythagoreans, iii. 104.
a monkey, iii. 90; Homer's character Tetrachymagogon, a hard word used by a of, supposed to be drawn from the life, quack, ii. 179.
v. 215. Teverone, its cascade described, i. 483. Theutilla, story of, resembling that of Text, a mysterious one of Dr. Alabaster's, Judith, iv. 243. iii. 104.
Thinking aloud, what, iii. 109. Texts of Scripture used as inscriptions Thirteen, in company, an ominous num
over Roman Catholic confessionals, i. ber, ii. 245. 370.
Thought in sickness, iv. 34; a hymn on Tettyx, a dancing-master, crippled by the that subject, 36. Lover's Leap, iii. 123.
Thoughts, of the highest importance to Thales, his saying on tyrants and flatter- sift them, iii. 379; in poetry, none can ers, iv. 394.
be beautiful which are not just, iv. 45; Thalia, the comic muse, how represented, an exception, which greatly reduces the i. 467.
rule, ib., note. Thames, fireworks on, described, iv. 187. Three nuns and a hare, a sign, its origin, Thammuz, account of him, finely roman.
ii. 286. tic, iii. 207.
Thrift, in moral life, defined, iii. 93. Thanksgiving-day for peace, procession Thrifty, John, his letter to the Tatler, ii.
of charity.children on, iv. 103; con- 17. siderations appropriate to it, v. 78; a Thunder, new, rehearsed at the theatre, glorious instance in the dedication of iv. 148; a common drug among the Solomon's temple, 78; other instances chemists, 187. in English history, 80; reflection on Thunderbolt, a reverse of Augustus, i. the subject, 81.
297; epithets applied to, 298. Thaw of words in Nova Zembla, ii. 196. Tiber, river, its classic celebrity, i. 31; Theano, wife of Pythagoras, taught phi. its mouth finely described by Virgil,
losophy after his death, iv. 320; a say- 457; its bed a magazine of treasures, ing, honourable to her wisdom and vir- 471; offer of the Jews to cleanse it, ib. tue, ib.
Tiberius, the Spintriæ of, furnished deTheatins, convent of, at Ravenna, a su- signs to Aretine, i. 259; a coin of his perstitious story respecting, i. 400.
explained, 309; remains of a statue Theatre, English, the practice of it in erected to him by the fourteen cities of
several instances censured, ii. 311, &c., Asia, 433; medals on the same occasion, 314; how it may contribute to the re- 434 ; his residence on the isle of Caprea, formation of the age, iii. 450.
443; said to have received accounts of Theatres in London and Amsterdam, ac- our Saviour from Pontius Pilate, v. 106; count of them, ii. 2.
his letter respecting the Christians lost, Theatrical psalm-singing exposed, iii. 80. 128. Thebes, its wars, an improper subject for Tibullus, his allusion to the allegorical a Roman poet, ii. 375.
representation of peace,
i. 276. Theft, when punished the Spartans, Ticinum of the ancients, now called Paiii. 317.
via, i. 366. Themistocles, his reply to a question on Ticinus, now called the Tesin, a rapid marriage, iii. 319.
river, i. 366; described by Silius ItaliThemius, Homer's school-master, v. 215. cus, ib.; and Claudian, 377. Theocritus, thought superior to Virgil in Tickell, Mr. T., his biographical Preface,
pastoral, i. 154; describes a despairing i. v.; copy of verses on the opera of shepherd addressing his mistress, iii. Rosamond, 55; his verses on the tra112.
gedy of Cato, 166 ; an oversight in Theodosius, celebrated by Claudian, i. his edition of the Dialogues on Me
316; emperor, shut out from church by dals noticed, 337, note; his “ Royal ProSt. Ambrose, 369; married to Athenais, gress," complimentary verses on the iv. 285.
accession, praised in Spectator, at end; Theodosius and Constantia, their story, his preface to Mr. Addison's works jii. 7, 8, &c.
animadverted on by Sir Richard Steele Theognis, a saying of his on virtue and in his epistle to Mr. Congreve, v. 142; vice, iii. 480.
his remarks on the Tatler, 144 ; and the Theophrastus, complains of his wife's gam- Spectator, ib. ; attempts to add to Mr.
ing, iv. 232, 233; characters of, trans. Addison by disparaging Sir R. Steele,
147 ; under-secretary to Addison, 329 ; Toad, valued at a hundred crowns, ii. 156.
his translation of 1st book of the Iliad, Tobacco, quantity smoked by the Ever-
423; his Life of Addison, 432; his verses lasting Club, ii. 380.
on Addison's marriage, 434 ; letter (for Toga, of the Romans, i. 261.
Addison) to Vice-Admiral Cornwall, 458; Toleration Act, hung up in the hall of
his translation of Homer, 542; referred Public Credit, ii. 237.
to, 701-703; his notices of Addison's Tom, cousin to the Lizards, his charac-
Cato, 715; his elegy on Addison, 745. ter, iv. 312.
Tickell, Richard, appointed a clerk in Tom-tits, to personate singing-birds in an
Addison's office, v. 508.
opera, ii. 243.
Tide, observable in the Adriatic from Ve-
Tombs contemplated, ii. 283, 284.
nice to Ancona, i. 397 ; of Eternity, ii. Tonon, a town on the lake of Geneva, be-
longing to Savoy, i. 510; its wholesome
Tillotson, his remark on King William's fountain of water, 511.
wound at the battle of Boyne, i. 5; his Tonson, Mr. Jacob, jun., recommends
widow's dowry raised on the sale of his Bayle's dictionary to the ladies, ii. 409;
writings, ii. 38; his opinion on Provi- his behaviour to Sir R. Steele, respect-
dence, iii. 305; his improved notion of ing the Drummer, v. 142; letters to,
heaven and hell, 456 ; extract from an 319, 320, 321, 434 ; probably founder of
elegant sermon of his, iv. 86; deserved- the Kit-cat Club, 343; assignment with
ly called the great British preacher, ib., him by Addison for volume of Spectator,
note; his remark on the happiness of 524 ; anecdote of him, as secretary of
the blessed, 154 ; advanced by King the Kit-cat Club, 677 ; his profits from
William to the highest station in the Milton's Paradise Lost, 695.
church, 422; his friendship and cor- Tooke, Ben, Swift's bookseller, v, 380.
respondence with Lord Somers, v. 42. Topknot, Dr., iv. 224.
Timavus described by Claudian, i. 377. Torcy, Marquis de, to be president of the
Timbrel of the Egyptians, i. 323.
political academy at Paris, iii. 314 ; ple-
Time, how represented on ancient medals, nipotentiary from the King of France,
i. 287; exhibited as retouching the iv. 662, and note ; Bolingbroke's corres-
works of the great painter, ii. 395; its pondence with, v. 653; Bolingbroke im-
shortness unjustly complained of, 412 ; peached for betraying instructions to,
methods of employing it to advantage, 662; and holding a private correspond.
412, 413; measured by the succession ence with, relative to the Pretender,
of ideas, 416 ; compared to an ocean, iii. 663.
105; seldom affords sufficient employ- Toricellius, inventor of the weather-glass,
ment to the mind, 491; has mellowed ii. 162.
and given grace to the writings of anti- Tories, described as monsters, ii. 331;
quity, v. 227.
called by the Examiner the whole body
Times of disorders and tumults fullest of of the English nation, iv. 377; their
instruction, iv. 498.
absurd and wretched attempts to ca-
Timogenes, a man of false honour, iv. 311. lumniate King William and the house
Timoleon, referred all his successes to of Hanover, 421 ; actuated by a pre-
Providence, iv. 227; his extraordinary tended concern for religion, 423; their
deliverance from a conspiracy, ib.
emissaries diligent in spreading ridicu-
Tintoret, Tom, a wine-colourer, ii. 94. lous fictions, 424 ; forced to borrow
Tiresias, his sexual transformation, i. 124, toasts from their antagonists, 426; their
his advice to Ulysses, ii. 111.
political faith, 451; their credenda, 452;
Tirol, the territory of, described, i. 533; its reasons why they resort to libel and
government, privileges, &c., 538.
ridicule, 468; some of them scandalized
Titan, description of, in Claudian, i. 307. at such measures, 470; driven by de-
Titanius ales, i, 285,
spair to the comfort of old women's
Titian, a painting of, story respecting, i. tales, 487; absurdly arrogate the name
352; vision of his pictures, ii. 394.
of the church, 593; call royalty repub-
Titles, an intimation of some particular licanism, and rebellion passive obedi-
merit, iii. 99; a death-bed shows their ence, ib. ; impose on the ladies, by re-
emptiness, 100; among the common- presenting all the rebels as handsome
wealth of males, 432.
men, v. 19; represent the Whigs as
Tittle, Sir Timothy, a critic, ii. 150; his aiming to retrench the privileges of the
behaviour at a friend's house, ib. ; dis- fair sex, ib.; deceive them by reports
putes with his mistress, 151.
of prodigies, 20; and of the danger of
Titus, one of his medals explained, i. 331 ; the church, ib. ; their favourite charac-
his arch, 480 ; could not prevent the de- ter in the play of Sir Courtly Nice, 25 ;
struction of the temple of Jerusalem, v. the avowed friends of the French, 98;
Addison's intimacy with the, 695.
Tivoli, described, i. 483.
Tortuga, report concerning the capture of