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Virgin, violated by Neptune; her petition Voltaire's criticism on Cato, v. 722; his to him, ii. 69.

remarks on the relative value of literary Virginia, revenue on tobacco, quit rents, honours in England and France, 723. &c., v. 480.

Volumes, the advantage an author reVirgin-martyrs, inquiry whether they wore ceives in publishing his works in vohoop-petticoats, iv. 272.

lumes, rather than in single pieces, iii. Virtu, its ridiculous studies, ii. 155.

472. Virtue, described on a medal, i. 274; with Vossius, a free-thinker, his head combed

the modern Italians signifies a know- in dactyls and spondees, i. 268 ; remark ledge of curiosities, ib.; her address to of Charles II. on him, iv. 452. Hercules, ii. 28 ; venerable in men and Vowels, omitted in a certain way of writ. lovely in women, 43; her temple described ing, iv. 100. in a vision, 88; its exercise, the best Voyage from Naples to Rome described by employment of time, 412 ; virtue the Virgil, i. 449. genuine source of honour, iii. 99; its Vulcan, his temple on Mount Ætna beauty and loveliness considered, 136, guarded by dogs, who could distinguish 137; its charms in the fair sex, 138; the chaste from the unchaste, iv. 126 ; several kinds of virtue more lovely than he and Venus represented in fireothers, ib.; cheerfulness and good nature works, 189. its great ornaments, ib. ; to be esteemed

Vulgar thoughts to be avoided in epic in a foe, ib. ; how to be established in poetry, iii. 188. the soul, 378; habits of, why necessary Vulgarism, iv. 360, note. to be acquired in this life, 456 ; pro- Vulturno, river, celebrated for its rapidity duces its own heaven, 457; its business and noise, i. 422. is not to extirpate but to regulate the affections of the mind, iv. 13; the per- Waddle, Lady, buried her second husfection and happiness of the will, 25 ; band in the honeymoon, iv. 96. the true source of nobility, 260; a ge- Waking thoughts, finely observed to inneral in the war of the sexes, 275; a troduce a vision founded on truth, ii. distinct principle from honour, 310, 72, note. note.

Wales, Prince of, his patent drawn by Virtues, represented on medals, i. 273; Addison, v. 420; his difference with the

of females of a domestic turn, ii. 391; king on occasion of the baptism of the many of them incapable of outward re- young prince, 506; his quarrel with the presentation, iii. . 165; supposed ones, king, 513, et seq.; Addison's French cirnot to be relied on, 378.

cular on the, 511 ; official report to the Virtuoso of France, his artificial snow- king on his conduct, 516 ; his three

shower, iv. 187; remark on the plural letters to the king (in French), 517, 518; of Virtuoso, ib., note.'

with translations, 519; the king's proVirtuoso's will, ii. 156.

positions and the prince's replies, 519– Virtuosos, an assembly of, iii. 290.

522. See Prince. Virtuous Love, its temple in the Vision of Wales, Princess of, verses to, with the Human Life, ii. 77.

tragedy of Cato, i. 227; order for firing Virtuous men, venerated in every stage of guns on occasion of her delivery, v. society, iv. 502.

495; her delivery, 497 ; execution of Vision of the Hill of Fame, ii. 11; of criminals respited on the event, 500;

Justice visiting the earth, 32; relating notified to the court of France, 504. to animated nature, 72; of human life, Walking with God, meaning of that 75, &c.; continued, 88; of blessings phrase in Scripture, iji. 94. and calamities, 101; of liberty, 139; Walks, public, of Berne, their immense of the history of mankind in Paradise height, i. 518. Lost, why objectionable, iii. 278; of Waller, characterized, i. 25; his complithe golden scales, 477; of the Moun- ment to Vandyke, ii. 248; his success tain of Miseries, iv. 90, 93, &c.; of a in a certain way of writing, iv. 45, note. window in a lady's bosom, 196, 197. See Wallingford, borough of, v. 645. Dreams.

Wallis, Dr., De Adjectivis, referred to, Visions of painters, ii. 394 ; of Mirzah, on the use of the pronoun his, iv. 173, 499.

note. Visit of the Spectator and Will. Honey- Wallop, J., one of the lords of the treasury, comb to a travelled lady, ii. 319.

v. 640; afterwards Viscount Lyming. Vitruvius, his opinion on architecture, i. ton and Earl of Portsmouth, ib , note.

268 ; would have the front of his palace Walpole, Mr., (afterwards Sir Robert,) toward the setting sun, i. 427.

opposes the Peerage bill, v. 236 ; brings Vitta, part of the Roman dress, i. 261. home a treaty of commerce with Spain, Vivacity, the gift of women, ii. 484.

362; writes Petticum's letter, 396 ; Volsinian's town, i. 488.

intrigues against Lord Halifax, 421;

his remarks on the forth-coming re-
port of the secret committee, 648, 650 ;
his observations on the mutiny act, 650 ;
his motion for the Speaker's warrant to
apprehend various political personages,
652; reads the report of the secret com-
mittee, and names the persons accused,
653; his speeches in favour of the secret
committee's report, 659, 660, 662; his
charges of impeachment against Boling.
broke, 662, 663; and against the Earl of
Oxford, 670; a member of the Kit-cat

Club, 676, 677.
Walpole, Horace, son of Sir Robert, his

opinion of the importance of the Kit-cat

Club, v. 677, note.
Walpole, Horatio, brother of Sir Robert,

his opinions of the secret committee's
report, v. 659.
Walsh, a member of the Kit-cat Club, v.

Walsingham, said to have had many spies

in his service, iv. 123; the most eminent
among them one Lion, a barber, ib.;

his treatment of them, ib.
Waltheof, Earl, why put to death by Wil-

liam the Conqueror, v. 10.
War, its horrors portrayed to Adam in a

vision, iii. 275 ; the present state of, iv.
340; a model for political pamphlets,
363, note ; the late one, why an instance
of the mutable temper of the English,

Warburton, Bishop, his translation of Ad.

dison's Battle of the Cranes and Pyg-
mies, v. 563.
Ward, an obedient one, her letter to the

Guardian, iv, 236.
Ward, the lawyer, his opinion of the secret

committee's report, v. 656.
Wardrobe of old Roman vestments, pro-

posed, i. 261.
Warfare between a parson and a 'squire,

ii. 448.
Warriors, two made into one, iv. 242.
Wars, the late, made us so greedy of

news, iii. 461.
Warwick, Charlotte, Countess of, laid out

Mr. Addison in four years, iv. 98, note;
verses to her on her marriage, by Mr.
Welsted, v. 155; marries Addison, v.
366, 434; verses thereon by Tickell,
434; Addison's first acquaintance with
her, 701, 743; terms of their marriage,
743; the honeymoon, 744 ; death and
character of her daughter, 750, 751;
family notices of, 750.
Warwick, Edward Richard, Earl of, v.

366 ; educated by Addison, ib. ; his
esteem for Swift, 511; his opinion of
Addison, 700 ; Macaulay's explanation
of the Earl's dislike, 701; no evidence
of Addison's having been his tutor, 743,

note; his death, 746.
Watch-well, Tim., his letter to the Spec-

tator on fortune-tellers, iii. 317, 318.

Watchman, his salutation to Mr. Bicker-

staffe, ii. 56.
Water converted into various sorts of

wines, ii. 94.
Water-deities represented on medals, i.

Waters of jealousy, their qualities accord-

ing to Moses and the Rabbins, iv. 464.
Wax-work representation of the religions

in Great Britain, ii. 205.
Ways and Means of the emperor of Mo-

rocco, iv. 438.
Wealth, its unequal distribution among

mankind, ii. 31; the virtues and vices
it produces, iii. 480; and power, signify
the same thing in the present constitu-

tion of the world, iv. 316.
Weather, its extremes, how to be borne,

iv. 185,
Weather-glass, filled from the liquor found

in a coquette's heart, iii. 293 ; Addison's
Latin poemn of the, translated by Sewell,

V. 555.
Welshman, indicted in the Court of Ho-

nour for breaking the peace, ii. 203.
Welshman's owl, compared to the mem-

bers of the Silent Club, iv. 233.
Welsted, Mr., his verses to the Countess of

Warwick on her marriage, v. 155.
West Indies, piracies in the seas of the,

V. 476.
Westminster Abbey, contemplations in,

ii. 282.
Westphalian treaty guaranteed by the

king of Sweden, iv. 358.
Whale carries about him a world of in-

habitants, ii. 172.
Wharton, Duke of, anecdote of him and

Addison, v. 578.
Wharton, Thomas, Earl of, afterwards

Marquis, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, v.
363, 374 ; invited by Duchess of Marl-
borough to dine, 365 ; his conduct in the
Lord-Lieutenancy, 377; his title, 385;
his resignation, 396, 397 ; threatened
with impeachment, 398; his character
by Mackey and Swift, 394; Addison the
principal Secretary to, 634, 678, 739,
745 ; a member of the Kit-cat Club, 676;

letters to, 393, 394, 396.
Wharton, Philip, Duke of, the patron of

the borough of Malmesbury, v. 644 ; his
practical joke with Addison, 738.
What, used for that of which, allowably,

iv. 346, note.
What, which, and that, dexterously ap-

plied in a sentence, iii. 400, note.
Wheel-barrow, Sir Giles, his visit to the

Tatler, ii. 18.
Which, why used for who in the Lord's

prayer, iv. 307, note.
Whig-Examiner, the, v. 309; design of

that work, iv, 370.
Whig-jockeys, ii. 480.
Whig patches worn by the ladies, ii. 389.
Whig principles, Irish notions of, v. 739.

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Whig scheme with regard to foreigners, Widow and six children, to be introduced
v. 87.

in a forth-coming tragedy, ii. 316.
Whiggism, described by Steele, v. 240. Widow Club, account of one, iv. 95; mem-
Whigs, accused of monopolizing riches bers, 95, 96; rules-politics-doctrines

and sense, iv. 371; the finest women of on management of husbands, 97, 98.
Great Britain of that party, 426; supe- Widow-lady, complained of, for theatrical
rior to the Tories in principle, 468; ex- psalm-singing, iii. 80.
horted to reverence religion, 502 ; how Widow-woman, the Spectator's hostess,
to remove unjust accusations, 503; good- described, ii. 256, 257.
ness of their principles proved by their Widower, his unhappy state, ii. 61.
actions, 504 ; deficient in unaniinity, ib.; Widows, the great game of fortune.
their favourite character in the play of hunters, iii. 320; why naturally friends
Sir Courtly Nice, v. 25; their scheme, to the constitution, iv. 427.
why preferable to that of the Tories, 96; Wife, grief of a husband for the loss of
with regard to foreigners, 97 ; and to the

one, ii, 82.
king and people, 98; all friends to the “Wife of Bath,” lines in that ballad on
constitution in church and state con- female loquacity, iii. 145.
sidered under this denomination, ib.; Wig, pictures of, containing the Old
demonstration of the, on the acting of Testament, ii. 345; a long one, the elo-
Addison's Cato, 717.

quence of the bar, iii. 386.
Whims and humourists, a letter concern- Wigs, ridiculed, ii. 331 ; full-bottomed,
ing, iii. 350, 351.

the fashion of wearing, v. 704.
Whip of the horses of the sun, repre- Wild boar, a famous piece of sculpture at
sented on a medal, i. 319.

Florence, i. 497.
Whiskers of a Turkish bassa to be sold, Wildfire, Widow, her suite of lovers, iv. 96.
ii. 4.

Wilkins, Bishop, confident of success in
Whispering-place of Dionysius the tyrant, the art of flying, iv. 213.
iii. 440.

Will of Addison, v. 515.
Whispers, a news-letter of, proposed, iii. Will. Honeycomb of the Spectator designed

for Major Cleland, v. 741.
Whistling-match, account of, iii. 40. William, King, extract from his last
Whiston, William, v. 681; expelled from speech to parliament on with

Cambridge for heterodoxy, ib. ; satiri- France, iv. 343 ; the Conqueror, his
cal lines on, ib. ; his character of severe punishment of a conspiracy, v. 10.
Steele, 714; his fruitless attempts to see William, Duke of Gloucester, v. 554.
Addison in his last illness, 745.

William III., King, a poem to his Ma-
Whiston and Ditton's letter to Mr. Iron- jesty, i. 4; efforts of a party to render

side on the longitude, iv. 200, 201. him unpopular, iv. 421 ; his promotion
White, Moll, a reputed witch, ii. 453 ; her of great men to high stations, 422 ; how
death followed by a storm, iii. 285.

he treated the conspirators in the assas-
White, Thomas, an alchymist, his letter sination plot, v. 10; Lord Somers his

to Mr. Ironside, whom he had deluded, intimate counsellor, 41; furthered the
iv. 324.

Protestant interest in Europe, 97; in-
White witch, the Spectator taken for one, auguration of, 546; Addison's Latin
ii. 494.

verses on his return from Ireland after
Whitelock, Sir W., his opinion on the Se- the battle of the Boyne, 547 ; concludes
cret Committee's report, v. 657.

a peace against his own judgment and
Whittington and his Cat, an opera designed views, 619; his grants to Addison, 636,
from the story of, ii. 242.

note, 675 and note.
Whitworth, Lord Charles, sent Ambassa- Will's, frequented by the Spectator, ii.

dor Extraordinary to Russia, v. 371; 230.
his political course, 470; his letter to Wills, General, reduced the rebels at
Lord Sunderland, 469.

Preston, iv. 407.
Who, misuse of that relative pronoun no- Wimble, Will., his letter to Sir Roger de
ticed, v. 527, note.

Coverley, ii. 437 ; his character, 438 ; his
Who, which, and that, rules for applying case that of many younger brothers,
those relatives, 307, note.

439; his rural politeness, 456 ; accom-
Whole Duty of Man, converted into .a panies Sir Roger and the Spectator to

parish libel, iv. 109, 110; the error cor- the assizes, 465; suspects the Spectator
rected, and the book proved to be writ- to be a fanatic, 481; and fears he has
ten against all the sinners in England, killed a man, 494.

Winchelsea, Charles, Earl of, v. 338; let.
Widow, the perverse, her cruelty to Sir ters to, ib.

Roger drives him to fox-hunting, ii. Winchester, bishopric of, not disposed of
450, 451.

for a time, and why, v. 352.

Windham, Lieut.-Gen., v. 360.
Windmill, Andrew, Esq., ii. 18.
Wine, French, proposed in House of Com-

mons to be admitted, v. 365.
Wine, a present to Mr. Bickerstaffe, ii.

105; heightens indifference into love,
love into jealousy, and jealousy into

madness, iv. 111.
Wine-brewers, a fraternity, ii. 92; tried

before Mr. Bickerstaffe, 93; his request

to them, 95.
Wingate, Mr., v. 288; his Arithmetic re-

commended to all young wives, ii. 410.
Wings, a pair of, a Greek poem of twelve

verses, ii. 344.
Winifred Leer, her action against Richard

Sly for ogling, ii, 220.
Winter-piece, of sweetmeats, represented

in a fashionable dessert, ii. 109.
Wisdom, a passage concerning, from the

Proverbs, ii. 474 ; described by an apo-
cryphal writer, iii. 11l; and virtue, not
inconsistent with politeness and good

humour, v. 65.
Wisdom of Solomon, passages from that

book, showing the vanity of honour, iii.

Wisdom of the Son of Sirach, an apocry-

phal treatise, recommended, ii. 367.
Wise man, his character, ii. 58.
Wise men of old, often gave counsel to

their kings in fables, iv. 32.
Wit, mixed, disquisition respecting, i.

150; Mr. Locke's account of it, ib. ;
the mischief of it, when accompanied
with vice, ii. 275; when not tempered
with virtue and humanity, 277 ; the
father of humour, 298 ; an accurate
treatise on it, desirable, 342, note; a
speculation on it, ib. ; false wit, several
kinds of it, 343; true, represented by
Aristenætus's description of a beautiful
woman, 356; Mr. Locke's reflection on
its difference from judgment, 357; con-
sists in the congruity of ideas, ib. ;
mixed, abounding in Cowley's writings,
358; defined by Dryden, 360 : produced
by opposition as well as resemblance of
ideas, 362 ; allegory on wit, 363; aided
by Truth, invades the region of False-
hood, 365 ; his person described, 366 ;
less agreeable in conversation than good
nature, iii. 19; without discretion, is
impertinence, 109; consisting in the
affinity of ideas, 412; false, why some-
times pleasing, ib.
Witch, account of a reputed one, ii. 453.
Witch's prayer, an epigram to be read

either backward or forward, ii. 356.
Witchcraft, considered, ii. 452; country

notions concerning, 453; generally be-
lieved in by our forefathers, iii. 423.
Witches in Macbeth, called charming

creatures, ii. 321.
With, compounded with verbs, has an

adversative sense, iv. 117, note.

Witherington, his heroism at Chevy Chase,

ii. 388.
Withers, Maj.-Gen., governor of Sheer-

ness, v. 353.
Wits, the greatest, generally eminent for

their humanity, iii, 20.
Witty and humorous writings, Sir Richard

Blackmore's observation on, V. 64;
their tendency

furnish useful amuse-
ment by exposing vice and folly, 65.
Wives, bad, as numerous as bad husbands,

iv. 16; exhorted to look to the loyalty

of their husbands, 426, 427.
Wizards, their number in Great Britain

inconceivable, iv. 23.
Wolsey, Cardinal, his violent egotism, iv.

99; exceeded by the Examiner, 377.
Woman, plainly dressed in Switzerland,

i. 527; in what articles of dress to be
indulged, ii. 67; a satire on, by Simon-
ides, iii. 86, 87; an animal that delights
in finery, 173; seldom asks advice before

she has bought her wedding clothes, 495.
Woman of quality, her dress, the produce

of an hundred climates, ii. 372.
Woman-haters, how requited, iv. 50.
Womankind, described under the charac-

ter, of animals, iii, 86, 87.
Women, their taste for the showy and

superficial, ii. 263; their usual convers-
ation, ib. ; formed to temper mankind,
340 ; why excluded from the Olympic
games, 391 ; signs of their improvement
under the Spectator's hand, 411; their
pains in all ages to adorn the outside of
the head, 419; why naturally more gay
and joyous than men, 484; their levity
no less fatal after marriage than before,
486 ; driven by jealousy of husbands
into crimes, ii. 23; a class of them
called salamanders, 67; danger they
incur by too great familiarities with
a male companion, 68; better quali-
fied for eloquence than men, 143 ; se-
veral causes assigned for this, 144;
what the chief object of their thoughts,
430 ; their conjugal affection at the
siege of Hensberg, iv. 16; how disposed
of at a fair in Persia, 28 ; sold in sacks
by a Tartar general, 29; judged at the
tribunal of Rhadamanthus, 298; the most
sensible and virtuous are Whigs, 407;
common ones, always oppose the true
interests of the nation, 408; how treated
under arbitrary governments, ib.; ought
to be equally averse to despotism and
Popery, 409; the finest in Great Britain
are whigs, 426 ; are to be treated as

members of the body politic, v. 17.
Women of quality, learning a proper in-

gredient in their education, iv, 282;
gifted with a copia verborum, 283;
eminent philosophers of the sex, 284;
Sir Thomas More's

on the
choice of one for a wife, 317; their
passions for chalk and china, surpris-


ing, 332; inconveniences thence result- Wyndham, Sir William, chancellor of the
ing, 333.

exchequer, his proposal to reduce the
Women's men, or beaux, how to be em- queen's expenses, v. 647, 648 ; his sen-
ployed, iv. 61.

timents on the Secret Committee's Re-
Wonder, produces reflection, iv. 189.

port, 659.
Wood, Mr., v. 337; letters to, 345.
Woodstock Park, a famous echo in, i. 57. X, a cabalistical signature to the Specta-
Woollen cloths, British trade in the Ne- tor, iii. 103, 104; the signature of Eus-
therlands improved, v. 571.

tace Budgell in the Spectator, v. 679.
Woollen manufacture, the strength of Xantippe, a modern one, her treatment of
Britain, iv. 344.

her husband, iii. 506.
Words, well chosen, their force on the Xenophanes, his reply on being reproach-

imagination, iii. 413; finely chosen, to ed as timorous, iii. 471.
introduce a happy quotation from Solo- Xenophon, his station in the temple of
mon, v. 37, note.

Fame, ii. 14; celebrates good-nature in
Words of command in the fan exercise, ii. the life of his imaginary prince, iii. 19.

Xerxes, why he wept over his army, ii. 27.
Words ending in ed and eth how altered
in our language, ii. 497.

Y, preceding a vowel, often cut off in
“Work if I had it,” a strange cry for a Milton's verse, iii. 194.
corn-cutter, iii. 152.

Yalden, Rev. Dr. Thomas, v. 320; notices
Wormwood, Will., his character, iv. 335. of, ib., note.
World, the present, a nursery for the

Yaratilda and Marraton, a visionary tale,
next, ii. 445.

ii. 330; their meeting, 338.
Worship, a title given to magistrates, iii. Yawning-match, described, iii. 41.

99; evening, in Paradise, 230; reli. Yeoman, character of one, ii. 465.
gious, the first origin of the drama, 384. York and Lancaster, many examples of
Worsley, Mr., letter to, v. 522.

severity during the disputes of those
Wortley, Mr., his invitations to Addison, houses, v. 90.

v. 401–404; letters to, 401, 403. Yorke, Philip, Earl of Hardwicke, his
Wotton, Sir Henry, his remark on one praise of Addison's “Remarks on Italy,”
who lied for the good of his country, iv.

v. 733.

Young, Dr., his verses to the author of
Would be, Lady Betty, accuses Ursula Cato, i. '163; bis remarks on Tickell's

Goodenough in the Court of Honour, Translation of Homer, v. 702 ; his cri-
ii. 212.

ticism on Cato, 721.
Would, used instead of should, iii. 451, Young, Dr. Margery, alias John, some ac-

count of, ii. 169.
Wren, Bp., his peripatetic operations Young, R., translator of Major Pack's

while a prisoner in the Tower, v. 735. Essay on the Roman Elegiac Poets, v.
Wrestlers, the Two, a piece of sculpture 599, note.
at Florence, i. 500.

Young gentleman, account of one, spoiled
Writer, how he should perfect his imagin- by maternal indulgence, ii. 467.
ation, iii. 416.

Young men of fortune and quality, prone
Writers, immoral, of great talents, ene- to dissipation, iv. 210; examples pro-

mies of mankind, iii. 17; Romish notion posed to them, 211.
of their punishment in purgatory, ib.; Young woman, judged by Rhadamanthus,
some of them stars of light, others of iv. 299, 300.
darkness, iv. 133; it is but justice to Younger brothers in great families, modes
great writers to distinguish between of disposing of them, ii, 429.
their hasty and deliberate composic | Youth, cautioned to preserve their noses,
tions, 396, note; good and bad, receive

ii. 217.
great satisfaction from the prospects of Yvoire, a port on the lake of Geneva for
futurity, v. 45; those who would live the duke of Savoy's galleys, i. 510,
should treat on subjects of general con-
cern, 101, note.

Zamolxes, a servant of Pythagoras, emi-
Writing, in concert, an absurd practice nent in the list of his disciples, iv. 321.

in men of wit, ii. 10, note; of every Zeal, party, in females to be avoided, ii.
kind, has a style of its own, iii. 392, 341; in a public cause, injurious to
note; of two kinds, in the Spectator, virtue, 447; renders honest minds un-
497; a provocation to the envious and charitable, ib. ; men apt to deceive
an affront to the ignorant, v. 45, a themselves in it, iii. 51; distinction be-
benefit to mankind, 17.

tween true and false, 51, 52; in athe-
Wyche,•Mr., v. 339 ; letters to, 339, 345. ists and infidels, 53; intemperate, its
Wycherley, pamphlet respecting, v. 700, evil tendency, 378; how represented in
and note.

the Highlander's Vision, iv. 497 ; in fe-

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