The Works of Joseph Addison: The Tatler. The Guardian

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G. P. Putnam & Company, 1854
 

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Contents

Deathbed Scene
114
Court of Judicature on the Petticoat 92 97
116
On the Pleasure derived from the Deliverance of the 106
117
Discoveries of the MicroscopeA Dream
119
Vision of the Three Roads of Human LifeDoggets
120
Consultation on the Sickness of a Ladys LapDog Fondness for Animals
121
The Authors Appearance at Doggets BenefitVirtu ous feelings of an Athenian Audience
122
123 Continuation of the Vision of the Three Roads of Life
123
Trial of the Winebrewers
131
On SilenceInstances of its Significancy
133
Various Cases of ComplainersDream of Jupiter
146
the Destinies 147 Junos method to regain Jupiters Affection
147
On the Diet of the MetropolisPernicious Dishes False Delicacies
148
Homers Description of a future State
152
Characters in Conversation described as Instruments of Dusic
153
Virgils Allegory and Ideas of a future State
154
Character of the UpholstererA great Politician
155
Visit of Telemachus to the other world
156
Pedantry of Tom Folio the Bookbroker
158
A Visit and Letter from the Upholsterer
160
Dream of the Region of Liberty
161
Duty of a CensorHow performed by the Author Subscriptions for the Tatler
162
Critical rending of Ned Softlys Poetry 154
163
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186
No whiter page than Addison remnica
189
On the Impertinence of CriticismCharacter of Sir Timothy Tittle
206
Characters in a StagecoachAnecdote of two Ladies and their Husbands Passengers in a Packetboat
210
Taste of the VirtuosiLegacy of a Virtuoso Death of Mr Partridge
214
On the Names given by Gardeners to FlowersA Visit to a Garden
218
Account of the Church Thermometer
223
On AdvertisementsQuackeriesWashes c
226
Dr Young
231
Remarks on the Authors EnemiesFable of the Owls Bats and the Sun
235
Remarks on the Authors EnemiesThe Examiner
238
The Science of Physic_Quacks of the Time
243
Adrentures of the Author when invisible
247
Adventures of a Shilling
251
Institution of a Court of Honour
256
Journal of the Court of Honour
292
Journal of the Court of Honour
296
On appointed Seasons for DevotionLord Bacons Prayer 200
301
Introductory Remarks
306
Notice of the Tatler and SpectatorScheme of a Lions
315
Essay on National Justicea Persian Story
327
Letters from FranceGayety of the French
335
On the Fireworks Serious Reflections on the same
342
Exhibition of the Charity ChildrenProposals to
349
Letter from a Projector offering himself as a Nomencla
356
Correspondence on the Tucker
366
Improper conduct of the British YouthLove of know
374
Erection of the Lions HeadRemarks on Lionsou
382
Matters of dress not to be introduced in the Pulpit
389
Happiness of living under the Protection of Omnipo tence
391
Information from a LionessOffer of an Outriding Lion
395
Translation of Stradas Prolusion
398
On Female Gamesters
402
On Female Undressing
406
Sequel on Stradas Prolusion
410
On Seducers of Innocence Letter to one from a No ther
414
Letters from a University Lionon HornsBurlesque LyricVisit to the Lion
418
The Lionhow treated by the TownComplaint of a Wifes Dress
422
Best Way to bear Calumny
426
Various Causes of DeathCountry Bill of Mortality
430
Advantages of illustrious Birthhow Contaminated Pride of Mr Ironside
434
On Regard for Posterity
438
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442
On Female DressLetter to Pope Clement on the Tucker
446
Comparative Merit of the two Sexes an Allegory
449
Pride not made for Man
453
Lucifers Account of a Masquerade
457
Utility of Learning to the Female Sex
462
History and Economy of Ants
466
The same concluded
472
Proper Employment of Time a Vision
479
Story of Miss Betty cured of her Vanity
484
Proper Sense and Notion of Honour
497

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Page 100 - With thee conversing I forget all time ; All seasons and their change, all please alike. Sweet is the breath of morn, her rising sweet, With charm of earliest birds...
Page 93 - gainst that season comes Wherein our Saviour's birth is celebrated, The bird of dawning singeth all night long...
Page 219 - As one who long in populous city pent, Where houses thick and sewers annoy the air, Forth issuing on a summer's morn, to breathe Among the pleasant villages and farms Adjoined, from each thing met conceives delight; The smell of grain, or tedded grass, or kine, Or dairy, each rural sight, each rural sound...
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Page 100 - With charm of earliest birds ; pleasant the sun, When first on this delightful land he spreads His orient beams, on herb, tree, fruit, and flower, Glistering with dew : fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers; and sweet the coming on Of grateful evening mild; then silent night, With this her solemn bird, and this fair moon, And these the gems of heaven, her starry train...

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