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British ships fetching salt thence, v. a fallacious doctrine, 308; disregarded
in the best English tragedies, 309;
Tory foxhunter, humorous account of Rants, 310 ; false artifices to excite ter-
one, iv. 478; meets with the Freeholder ror and pity, 311 ; certain incidents to
in the Park, v. 61; his whimsical adven- be told, not represented, 313; often
tures with the batts, 62 ; his remarks on more indebted for success to the tailor
the masqueraders, 62, 63; bis pocket and the painter than the poet, ib.; ter-
picked by a cardinal, 64 ; converted ror produced by thunder, lightning,
into a good subject to King George, 70; and spectres, 314; frequent murders on
motives which led to this change, 71; the English stage censured, 316; tragic
his resolution to convert his neighbour, occurrence in one of the Leeward Islands,
iii. 96 ; writers of, take precedence of
Tory foxhunters, ii. 480.
those of Comedy, iv. 49; defective in
Tory patches worn by the ladies, ii. 389. proper sentiments, 207; an unpublish-
Tory principles weighed against those of ed one attributed to Addison, v. 746.
a Whig, iii. 479.
Tragedy-writers, wherein defective, iii. 97.
Tory scheme, why inferior to that of the Tragi-Comedy, a monstrous invention, iii.
Whigs, v. 96; its origin, and evil tend- 309.
ency of its principles, 96, 97.
Trajan, an act of his tribuneship comme-
Touchwood, Lady Penelope, indicts Cam- morated on coin, i. 263, 264; medal on
bric, a linen-draper, in the Court of his victory over the Daci, 309; repre-
Honour, ii. 211.
sented as the deliverer of Rome, 315;
Touchy, Col., indicts Mr. Heedless in the his triumphal arch at Ancona, 407; a
Court of Honour, ii. 221.
curious medallion of his, 474 ; his pillar
Touchy, Tom, a litigious country 'squire, the noblest in the world, 478; martyr-
dom of Simeon in his reign, v. 125.
Toulon, how lost to the Duke of Savoy, Tranquillina, her bust at Florence, i. 500.
Translation of Italian operas into English,
Tower-lions, judges of the title of our spoils the effect of the music, ii. 269.
British kings, v. 71.
Translations of Greek and Roman au-
Town, infested by lions, iv. 162.
thors have improved our language, v.
“ Town-talk," a letter in, answering the
Pretender's declaration, commended, Translators, Horace's rule for, iv. 336,
iv. 428, 429.
337 ; différence between putting an au-
Town-woman, to be regarded as a Syren, thor into English and translating him,
Townly, Lady, her action of debt against Transmigration, of liquors, subterraneous
Mrs. Flambeau, ii. 220.
philosophers employed in, ii. 92; expe-
Townshend, Lord Viscount, secretary of riments, 94; the doctrine of, consi-
state, and afterwards lord-lieutenant of dered, iii. 89; of souls, Will. Honey-
Ireland, Addison's memorial to, v. 632, comb's opinion respecting, 335; letter
from Pug the monkey to his mistress,
Trabea, (Italie) a vestment of the Ro- 336.
mans, i. 261.
Trapp, Dr., his remark on Pope's Satire on
Trade, has given additional empire to Addison, v. 700.
Britain, ii. 373; a foxhunter's invectives Travelling, of what use to ladies, ii. 319,
against, iv. 481; how encouraged by 321 ; behaviour of a travelled lady at
various English sovereigns, v.49; essen- the play-house, 321; what good for, ac-
tial to the safety, strength, and pros- cording to the fox-hunter, iv. 480.
perity of this nation, 54 ; Council of, Travels of Mr. Addison in Italy, how cha-
Addison's letters to, 419; Lords Com- racterized, i. 358, note ; his publication
missioners of, letters to, 443, 448, 452, of, v. 347.
465, 474, 475, 486, 500; Addison one of Treason, the grove of, in the Highlander's
the Lords of, 745.
Vision, iv. 496; punishments for it, why
Trades and professions, in what originat- particularly necessary, y. 7 ; general
ing, ii. 332.
charges of, against certain personages,
Tradewell, his remark on his wife's china, 650, 652, 653, 656–668 (see Secret Com-
iv. 332, 333.
mittee); charges of, against Lord Bo.
Trading nation, its advantages, ii. 274. lingbroke, 662; and the Earl of Oxford,
Tradition of the Indians respecting souls, 664, 665.
Treasury, Lords of the, letters to, v. 450,
Traerbach relieved by the British army, i. 451, 468, 479, 480, 483, 499, 503, 504.
Treatall, Timothy, indicted by ladies in
Tragedy, perfect, the noblest production the Court of Honour, ii. 218; his sen-
of human nature, ii. 304; English, tence, 219.
wherein excellent, 305; poetical justice, 1. Tree, genealogical, of an illegitimate issue
iii. 74; with black and white leaves, an Troubled ocean, creates an agreeable hor-
enigma, iv. 463.
ror in the mind, iv. 7.
Tree of dreams in the Highlander's Vision, Trowser, the old British, a subject for fu-
ture antiquaries, i. 261.
Trees, more beautiful in all their luxu- Troy, Horace's Ode upon Augustus's de-
riancy than when cut and trimmed, iii. sign to rebuild it, i. 83.
True-lover's knot, made of a lady's hair, a
Trekschuyt, from Leyden to Amsterdam, great consolation to her absent lover,
an adventure in, ii. 492.
Tremble, Tom, a Quaker, his letter to Mr. Trueby, (widow,) her water recommended
Ironside on naked bosoms, iv. 224.
by Sir Roger de Coverley, iii. 329; his
Treves relieved by the British army, i. 53. commendation of her, ib.
Trial of wit, a safe one proposed, iv. Truelove, Mrs., her zeal in the cause of Dr.
Titus Oates, ii. 342.
Trial and conviction of Count Tariff, iv. Truelove, Tom, his sensible mode of mak.
ing love, iv. 217; his success, 218.
Tribunes, Roman, their share in the go- Trumbull, Sir William, his letter detailing
vernment, iii. 297.
the reception of Addison's Cato, v. 717.
Trident of Neptune, mystery of its three Trumpets, what sort of men are such in
prongs, i. 268.
conversation, ii. 116; where to be met
" Tried to out-rival,” a bad expression, with, 118.
iv, 265, note.
Truncheon, Mr. Alexander, foreman of
Triennial Act, alterations in the, v. 36. the jury on the Court of Honour, ii. 191.
Triennial Parliaments, Addison's argu-
Trunk-maker, in the upper gallery, a per-
ments respecting, v. 614, note.
son at the theatre so called, iii. 125; of
Trimming, the Spectator unjustly accused great use there, ib.; the means of sav-
of it, iii. 449.
ing a good play, or bringing a good
Trinity College, Dublin, Library, petition actor into notice, 126; a successor to
to the House of Commons in aid of, v. him proposed, 127.
484 ; address of the Irish House of Com- Trust in the Supreme Being, a duty, how
mons for the same object, 505; grant recommended, iii. 445.
Trusty, Sir, a character in the opera of
Tripodes of Homer, how ridiculed by Rosamond, i. 59.
Scaliger, iii. 233.
Truth, her mirror in the hand of Justice,
Trippet, Tom, his letter to the Spectator ii. 32 ; the founder of a family and the
on Greek quotations, iii. 287, 288.
father of good sense, 298; accompanied
Trippit, Simon, his petition to Mr. Bick- by wit, invades the region of falsehood,
erstaffe, ii. 44.
365; her triumph, 366; the natural food
Trippitt, William, Esq., his action against of the understanding, iv. 25 ; nothing so
Lady Prudely in the Court of Honour, delightful as hearing or speaking it, 85.
Tryphiodorus, a lipogrammatist, his Odys-
Tr on, figure a, common to ancient
sey, 317; his phantom at a ball in the
vessels, i. 295.
temple of Dullness, 364.
Triumphal arch of Constantine at Rome, Tucker, a female ornament, lately laid
aside, iv. 178; married women mostly
Triumphal arches, how distinguished from the leaders of this fashion, 180 ; re-
honorary arches erected to emperors, i. proaches and applauses on the discourse
against them, 204, 205, reformation at
Triumvirate, Roman, their debate com- Rome, 225; letter to the pope upon it,
pared with that of the Spectator's club, 271.
Tugghe, Sieur, v. 533, note.
Troilus, his letter to the Spectator on the Tullia, an accomplished woman, iv. 318.
Greeks and Trojans of ihe university, Tully exposes a precept delivered by the
ancient writers, iii. 109; his thoughts
Trojan fleet, transformed into water- on the beauty of virtue, 137. (See
nymphs, a tradition, iii. 257.
Trojans, remarks on their dress, i. 303; | Tumults and riots lead to a civil war, iv.
their clamour on advancing to the 499.
enemy com; ared to the cackling of Tunica of the Romans, i. 261.
cranes, ii. 96.
Turkey, larded, mistaken for a roasted
Tron, Signor Nicolo, Venetian ambassa. porcupine, ji. 108; custom there of
dor, v. 450.
blackening the houses of liars, iv. 401.
Trophies of Sir Roger's fox-hunting, ii. Turkey-merchant, his letter on fashion.
able nakedness, iv. 251, 252.
Trophonius's cave, its properties describ- Turkish emperor, his gratitude to his
ed, iv. 152.
horse, ii. 84.
Turkish tale, of Sultan Mahmoud and his
vizier, iv. 32, 33.
Turkish tales, a story from, ii. 417, &c.
Turks, formidable to the Venetians, i. 390 ;
all their commands performed by mutes,
iv. 235; their women happy if they can
get a twelfth share of a husband, 408.
Turnus, his death less heroic than that of
Earl Douglas in Chevy Chase, ii. 378.
Tuscany, the grand duke of, his immense
revenues from Leghorn, i. 490 ; his
schemes to prevent the pope from mak-
ing ('ivita Vecchia a free port, 492 ; his
animosity against Lucca, whence aris-
ing, 493 ; childless, and living separate
from his duchess, 500.
Tusculum of Cicero, where situated, i. 484.
Tutchin, Mr. John, v. 363.
Tutor, Addison as a, v. 675.
Twickenham, Pope's villa at, v. 703.
Two-penny club, its rules, ii. 252.
Tychius, an honest cobbler, how compli-
mented by Homer, v. 215.
Tyers, Jonathan, first establishes Spring
Garden, afterwards Vauxhall, v. 689,
Typhæus, where placed by the ancient
poets, i. 451.
Tyranny, described as leading an army
against Liberty, ii. 141; a phantom in
the Hall of Public Credit, 239 ; in what
consisting, iii. 296.
Tyrants and flatterers always exist toge.
ther, iii. 394.
Tyre, its strength and commercial pros-
perity, to what owing, v. 54.
Ulme opens her gates to the Duke of
Marlborough, i. 51.
Ulpian collected all the imperial edicts
against the Christians, v. 106.
Ulysses, his conversations with the dead
supposed to have been in Narbon Gaul,
i. 359 ; his voyage undetermined among
the learned, ib.; his voyage to the
regions of the dead, ii. 110; his adven-
tures there, ib., &c.; his bow, the
Guardian's papers compared to, iv. 173.
Unanimity recommended to the Whigs,
Uncharitableness, a species of, iii. 508.
Uncommon, a source of pleasure to the
imagination, iij. 397.
Understanding, wherein more perfect than
the imaginat on, iii. 427.
Understands a critic, the expression cor-
rected, iii. 195, note.
Undertakers, at Rome, who dig for an-
tiquities, i. 470.
Unfortunate and imprudent, considered
by Richelieu synonymous, iii. 303.
Unfurling the fan, directions for, ii. 429.
Unhappy marriages, a particular occasion
of them, iv. 217
Unicorn's head, to be erected for the la-
dies, iv. 220; likely to prove a cornu-
Uniformity Act, hung up in the Hall of
Public Credit, ii. 237.
Union, of the French and Spanish mon-
archies, advantageous to France and
injurious to Great Britain, iv. 340 ; of
the two kingdoms, called by the Pre-
tender a grievance, iv. 430 ; chiefly con-
ducted by Lord Somers, v. 41.
Union, Scottish, feelings of the peopl
respecting it, v. 350, 352, 353, 357; ra-
tified by Scottish parliament, 353; arms
conjoined with those of England, 360;
thanksgiving-day for, 361.
United Provinces, their public debt, iv.
Unity of action, how preserved by Homer
and Virgil, iii. 177 ; and by Milton, ib.
Universe, how pleasing the contemplation
of it, iii. 425; its magnificent harmony,
University, why infested with puns, ü.
Universities, formerly carried on their de-
bates by syllogism, iii. 131; divided
into Greeks and Trojans, ib.
Unlearned, account of their works, a pro-
jected monthly pamphlet, iii. 469.
Upholders, a new company, ii. 47, 52;
their civility to Bickerstaffe, 85.
Upholsterer, Mr. Bickerstatfe's neighbour,
a great newsmonger, ii. 125; his con-
versation with Mr. Bickerstaffe in the
park, ib.; his early visit to Mr. Bicker-
staffe, 135; his reason for it, 136 ; the
host of the four Indian kings, produces
their manuscripts, 329.
Urganda, an enchantress, allusion to, i.
Uriel's passage on a sunbeam, a pretti-
ness in Milton, iii. 227.
Usurer, grieves at the shortness of time,
Utica, scene of the tragedy of Cato, i. 172.
Utrecht, treaty of, how interrupted, iii.
503; treaty of commerce compared with
that of Madrid, v. 50.
Vaillant, Mons., produced a chronicle of
the kings of Syria from a collection of
medals, i. 263.
Valentinian and Valens, emperors, their
law of libel, iii. 459.
Valetudinarian, a letter from, ii. 278, 279 ;
Italian epitaph on one, 280.
Vallesins, inhabitants of a district in Swit.
zerland, i. 513.
Valley of Misery, ii. 500.
Valour, personified in the Highlander's
Vision, iv. 497.
Vanbrugh, a member of the Kit-cat Club,
V. 676, 677.
Vauburgh, Mr., Clarenceux king at arms,
Vandeput, Mrs., Steele's landlady, who
sued him, v. 373.
Vandyke complimented by Waller, ii. 248.
Vanity, her temple, described in a vision, necessity and consequences of it, 392;
ii. 89 ; described as a French painter, character of its dramatic poetry, 393;
393; the support of infidelity, iii. 55; comedies, ib.; custom among the com-
a life of, described in the Wisdom of mon people of singing verses from
Solomon, 101; the natural weakness of Tasso, 395 ; no mention of the city
an ambitious man, 158 ; described as a made in the old poets, 396; lions at,
weight in the vision of the scales, 478; iv, 162; one erected by Mr. Ironside at
of human wishes, exposed in a fable, Button's, in imitation, 175; the com-
367, &c.; of a man's valuing himself on monwealth of, maintains spies on all its
his ancestors, iv. 259, 260.
members, v. 89; affront offered to Earl
Vapours in women, to what to be ascribed, of Manchester at, 369; Venetian am-
bassador complains of the arrest of one
Variety, charming to the imagination, iji. of his domestics, 509.
398 ; of happiness in a future state, iv. Venice Preserved, a fine scene in, ii. 98 ;
155; the notion confirmed by revelation, its plot censured, 307; artful effect of
156 ; variety studied by the Guardian in the clock striking, 314.
his daily dissertations, 263.
Venture, a neutral verb, misapplied in
Various readings, in the classics, humor- construction, ii, 274.
ously exemplified, iii. 490.
Venus, chamber of, described, i. 434 ;
Varro, his rules of husbandry less pleas- her statues at Florence, 499; numerous
ant than those of Virgil, i. 156.
copies of the Venus de Medicis, 472 ;
Vatican library, a letter of Henry VIII. presents her cestus to Juno to charm
to Ann Bulleyn in it, i. 481.
Jupiter, ii. 104; story of her amour with
Vauban calculates the reduced popula- Mars burlesqued, 214; Sappho's hymn
tion of France at the peace of Ryswick, to her translated, iii. 107; a pretty cir-
cumstance in it, 108; described by the
Vaud, the country of, belonging to the poets as delighting in laughter, 148 ;
canton of Berne, i. 509; the country of, the charming figure she makes in the
the most cultivated and fruitful part of first Æneid, 417; how reproved by Ju-
the Alps, 514.
piter for mixing in a war, v. 37, 38.
Vauxhall, first established as Spring Gar- Venus semireducta, iv. 181.
den, v. 689.
Venus of Medicis, represented on medals,
Veal, a modern diet, ii. 107.
Vehemence of action, used by Latin ora- Vermin, feeding on the Tatler, noticed,
tors, iii. 386.
Veii, ruins of their capital city, i. 487 ; Vernal delight, described by Milton, jii.
its desolation foretold by Lucan, ib. 371 ; how to be improved into a Chris-
Velini rosea rura, why so called by Vir- tian virtue, 372.
gil, i. 412.
Vernon, Mr., speech of, v. 667.
Velino, river, its cascade, i. 411; falls Verona, its amphitheatre described, i. 377 ;
into the Nera, 413.
its other antiquities, and churches, 378.
Venetians, their aversion to the king of Versailles, the palace of, described, iv.
France, i. 374; their thirst after con- 182, 183; letter respecting, v. 326.
quest on Terra Firma prejudicial to the Verse, blank, versus rhyme, v. 695.
commonwealth, 389; the republic in a Verses, by Mr. Tickell to the author of
declining condition, ib.; on what terms Rosamond, i. 55 ; to the author of Cato,
with the emperor, the Turks, the pope, by Sir Richard Steele, 162; by Mr.
and the Duke of Savoy, 390 ; their se- Hughes, ib.; by Dr. Young, 163; by
nate the wisest council in the world, Mr. Eusden, 164; by Mr. Tickell, 165;
391 ; refined policy and secrecy in state by Mr. Digby Cotes, 167; left with the
matters, with an instance of it, ib. ; printer by an unknown hand, (G. Jeffe-
number of their nobility and operas, reys, Esq.,) 168 ; by Mr. Ambrose Phi-
ib.; a custom peculiar to the Venetians, lips, 170; to the Princess of Wales with
395; a show particular to them exhi- the tragedy of Cato, 227 ; to Sir Godfrey
bited on Holy Thursday, described by Kneller on his picture of the King, 229;
occasioned by Mr. Addison's treatise on
Venice, its strength, owing to its situa- medals, 253 ; to the Countess of War.
tion in the sea, i. 386 ; its convenience wick, by Mr. Welsted, v. 155.
for commerce, 387; its manufactures of Versoy, a town in the canton of Berne,
cloth, glass, and silk, forinerly the best the retreat of Ludlow, i. 513.
in Europe, ib. ; its buildings, bridges, Vertot, (the Abbot de,) his account of the
&c., 388; its celebrated painters, ib.; death of Muly Moluc, iii. 341.
moisture of its air, ib: ; its arsenal, Verulam,(Lord,) sunk under an impeach-
389; its republic declining in power, ment of the House of Commons, v. 44.
ib. ; secrecy of its councils, 390; pride Vervins, treaty, saying of Henry IV. of
of its nobility, 391; carnival, with the France on signing it, v. ll.
Vespasian, medal of the peace he procured | Virga somnifera, a term applied to the
the empire, i. 313, coins of his, repre- Caduceus, i. 300.
senting the captivity of Judea, 331; a Virgil, essay on his Georgics, i. 154 ; supe-
fine bust of him at Florence, 497.
rior to Hesiod, ib. ; agreeable mode of
Vessel, old Roman, described, i. 294 ; in conveying his precepts, 156 ; digression
distress, an emblem of the Roman com- on the battle of Pharsalia, 157 ; repre-
sents fidelity under the figure of an old
Vestal, employed by the Everlasting Club woman, 277 ; his description of military
to keep in the fire, ii. 380.
fury shut up in the temple of Janus,
Vestal, the, attributed to Addison, v. 536. 310; describes the figure of Augustus
Vestal virgin, a statue of one at Florence, upon Æneas's shield, 319; traces the
decisive of a controversy among the anti- origin of Padua to Antenor, 385; less
quaries, whether their hair grew after exact than Homer in his catalogues
the tonsure, i. 497.
of places, 416 ; composed a great part
Vestis trabeata, of the Romans, disputes of his Æneids at Naples, 427; his
of the learned concerning, i. 261.
tomb where situated, 431; his allu.
Vesuvio, Mount, described, i. 438 ; its sion to the islands of Ischia and Pro-
rivers of lava, 439; its crater, 440 ; in- cita, 451 ; his fine description of Æneas
creases in bulk at every eruption, ib.; passing the coast of Monte Circeio, 454;
much different from Martial's account ancient MS. copy of his works at Flo-
of it, 444.
rence, which disputes its antiquity with
Vicar of Bray, his use of the church ther- that of the Vatican, 501; how intro-
mometer, ii. 162.
duced into the temple of Fame, ii, 15;
Vice, its own tormentor, iii. 456; if not homage paid to him in a Roman theatre,
reclaimed, may be prevented by satire, 85; his description of a future state,
120; his allegories in the Æneid drawn
Vices, none so incurable as those which from the Platonic philosophy, 122 ; his
men are apt to glory in, iv. 110; of talent for satire, 178, note; with what
ill consequence in the head of a family, view he planned his epic poem, 375;
his authority in support of the cri-
Vicious characters, set up as scare-crows, tique on Chevy Chase, 384—388; be.
longing to the second class of great
Vicious men, subject to jealousy, iii. 34. geniuses, 506 ; falls short of Homer in
Victory, the attendant of virtue, i. 274; the characters of his poem, iii. 181;
described on a medal, 289; represented excels in the propriety of his sentiments,
by medalists and poets with wings, ib. ; 186; inferior to Homer in the sublime,
ornamented with palm and laurel, ib. ; 187; indebted to Homer for sublimity,
statue of, finely described by Prudentius, 244; his Fable considered with rela-
290; on a coin of Constantine, 291; re- tion to the real history of Æneas, 246;
presented writing on a shield, 333. his epithets generally mark out what is
Victories of the British considered as a re- agreeable, 417; has written a whole
ward for their national charity, iv. 194. book on the subject of planting, iv. 137;
Vienna, siege of, raised, curious inscrip- his retired station on the floating Par.
tion respecting, i. 345 ; a story relating nassus, 223; his poetry characterized
to it, iv. 242.
by Strada, 243; represents a regard to
Vigils of the card-table, wear out a fine posterity as an incentive to glory, 264 ;
face, iv. 233.
his fine compliment to Augustus, 265 ;
Villa imperiale, a palace near Genoa, de- his excuse for severe measures in a
scribed, i. 362.
sovereign, v. 77; the characters and
Villages, drunk dry by the rebels, iv. 405. manners of his poem but faintly drawn
Villars, Marshal, v. 662, 663.
and little varied, 216; his representa-
Ville-neuve, in the canton of Berne, i.513. tion of rage bound up and chained in
Vine, allusion to, by the Psalmist, i. 305. the temple of Janus, 218; his poems
Viner, Sir Robert, the Lord Mayor of Lon- more relished by his contemporaries
don, v. 692.
than they can be by the moderns, 220,
Vineyards of France, our gardens, ii. 372. 222; his style at once sublime and na.
Violated, where a most happily chosen tural, 225 ; instance of his avoiding low
word, iv, 81, note.
words in his epic poem, 225, 226 ; in his
Violin and the maid-servant, a story, iv. Georgics, studied description more than
majesty, 226; style and subjects of, 588,
Violins, who are such in conversation, ii. 603
116; where to be found, 118.
Virgilianism of Addison, in what consist-
Viper, an experiment with one, at the ing, i. 231.
Grotto del Cani, i. 436.
Virgin, the blessed, her history cut in
Viper and file, the fable of, a lesson to marble in the great church of Milan, i.
teinale malcontents, iv. 494.
369; her statue at Ravenna, 401.