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• if I am rightly informed, goes under the name of • Powder-Watt.

· I must not here omit one particular absurdity which runs through this whole vociferous generation, and • which renders their cries very often not only incom

modious, but altogether useless to the public; I mean, • that idle accomplishment which they all of them aim

at, of crying so as not to be understood. Whether or no • they have learned this from several of our affected

singers, I will not take upon me to say, but moft certain it is, that people know the wares they deal in

rather by their tunes than by their words ; insomuch • that I have fometimes seen a country boy run out to • buy apples of a bellows-mender, and gingerbread from

a grinder of knives and scissars. Nay so strangely in• fatuated are fome very eminent artists of this particular

grace in a cry, that none but their acquaintance are • able to guess at their profession; for who else can know,

that work if I had it," should be the fignification of a corn-cutter?

• Forasmuch therefore as persons of this rank are sel• dom men of genius or capacity, 1 think it would be

very proper, that some man of good sense and sound • judgment should preside over these public cries, who • Thould permit none to lift up their voices in our streets,

that have not tunable throats, and are not only able

to overcome the noise of the croud, and the rattling of • coaches, but also to vend their respective merchandises

in apt phrases, and in the most distinct and agreeable • sounds. I do therefore humbly recommend myself as • a person rightly qualified for this poft ; and if I meet ' with fitting encouragement, shall communicate some • other projects which I have by me, that may no less • conduce to the emolument of the public.

· I am, Sir, &c.

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BSENCE of lovers, death in love, Number 24... .
How to be made easy, ibid.
Abstinence, the benefits of it, N. 195.
Accompts, their great usefulness, N. 174.
Acosta, his answer to Limborch touching the multipli-

city of ceremonies in the Jewish religion, N. 213.
Action, a threefold division of our actions, N. 213

right judgment to be made of them, 174-
Admiration, one of the most pleasing passions, N. 237.
Adversity, no evil in itself, N. 237.
Advertisement from Mr. Sly the haberdasher, N. 187.

About the lottery-ticket, 191,
Ambition, by what to be measured, N. 188. Many

times as hurtful to the princes who are led by it as the
people, 200. Most, men subject to it, 219, 224.

Of use when rightly directed, 219.
Annihilation, by whom desired, N. 210. The most

abject of wishes, ibid.
Apes, what women so called, and described, N. 244,
Apollo's temple on the top of Leucate, by whom

frequented, and for what purpose, N. 223.
Apothecary, his employment, N. 195.
Appetites, sooner nioved than the passions, N. 208.
Argument, rules for the management of one,


Argumentum Bafilinum, what, 239. Socrates his way
of arguing, ibid. In what manner managed by states.

and communities, ibid.
ARGUs, his qualifications and employments under Juno,
ARISTÆNETUs his letters, some account of them, N.238.
Aristotle, the inventor of syllogism, N. 239.
Atheists great zealots, N. 185. and bigots, ibid. Their
opinions downright nonsense, ibid.


Audy-houses frequented by wise men, not out of

wantonness but stratagem, N. 190.
Beggars, fir ANDREW FREEPORT's opinion of them,

Boileau censured, and for what, N. 209.
Butts : the adventure of a Butt on the water, N. 175.

N. 250.



often acts in the place of reason, N. 191.
CASTILIAN. The story of a Castilian husband and his

wife, N. 198.
CHARLES the Great, his behaviour to his secretary, who

had debauched his daughter, N. 181.
Children, the unnaturalness in mothers of making them

fuck a stranger's milk, N. 246.
CHINESE, the punishment among them for parricide,

N. 189.
Christian religion, the clear proof of its articles, and ex-

cellency of its doctrines, N. 186, 213.
Club. The She Romp Club, N. 217. Methods observed

by that club, ibid.
Club-law, a convincing argument, N. 239.
Coffee-house disputes, N. 197.
Comfort, what, and where found, N. 196.
Conquests, the vanity of them, N. 180.
Conftancy in sufferings, the excellency of it, N. 237.
CORDELIERS, their story of St. Francis their founder,
CORNARO, Lewis, a remarkable instance of the benefit

of temperance, N. 195.
Coverley, fir Roger de, a dispute between him and

Cowards naturally impudent, N. 231.
Credulity in women infamous, N. 190.
Cries of London require some regulation, N. 251.
Cunning, the accomplishment of whom, N. 225.
Curiosity, one of the strongest and most lasting of our

appetites, N. 237.
CYNÆAS, Pyrrhus's chief minister, his handsome re,
proof to that prince, N. 180.


N. 245

DEbauchee, his pleafure is that of a deftroyer, N. 199.

Dedications, the absurdity of them in general, N. 188,
Devotion :

: a man is distinguished from brutes by devo-
tion more than by reason, N. 201. The errors into
wbich it often leads us, ibid. The notions the most
refined among the heathens had of it, 207. Socrates's

model of devotions, ibid.
Discontent, to what often owing, N. 214

Discretion an under-agent of Providence, N. 225. Dif

tinguished from cunning, N. 214.
Distinction, the desire of it implanted in our nature, and

why, N. 224:
Doctor in Moorfields, his contrivance, N. 193.
DORIGNY, monsieur, his piece of the transfiguration ex-

cellent in its kind, N. 226.
Drinking, a rule prescribed for it, N. 195.
Dutch,their faying of a man that happens to break, N.174.


Ducation, the benefits of a good one, and necessity
of it, N. 215. The first thing to be taken care of in

education, 224.
EGINHART, secretary to Charles the Great, his adventure

and marriage with that emperor's daughter, N. 181.
Enthusiasm, the misery of it, N. 201.
Epictetus, his allusion on human life, N. 219.
Epitaph of a charitable man, N. 177.
Erasmus insulted by a parcel of Trojans, N. 239.
Estates generally purchased by the flower part of man-

kind, N. 2222
Eugenius, appropriates a tenth part of his estate to

charitable uses, N. 177.
ST. EVREMOND, his endeavours to palliate the Romiili

superstitions, N. 213
Exercise, the most effectual physic, N. 195.
Expences, oftener proportioned to our expectations than

possessions, N. 191.
Eyes, a dissertation on them, N. 250.


Fable: of the antiquity of fables, N. 183. Fable of

N. 221.

pleasure and pain, ibid.
Face, a good one a letter of recommendation,
Fame divided into three different species, N. 218.
Fashion: a society proposed to be. erected for the in-
spection of fashions, N.

Feafts : the gluttony of our modern feasts, N. 195;
Female literature in want of a regulation,


Female oratory,

the excellency of it, N. 247
Foible, fir Jeoffry, a kind keeper, N. 190.
Forehead, esteemed an organ of speech, N. 231.
FreePORT, fir Andrew, his defence of merchants,

N. 174. Divides his time betwixt his business and.
pleafure, 232. His opinion of beggars, ibid.

N. 197


RMANICUS ; his taste of true glory, N. 238.
Giving and forgiving, two different things, N. 189.
Glory how to be preserved, N. 172, 218.
Good-nature, a moral virtue, N. 177. An endless

source of pleasure, 196. Good-nature and chearful-
ress, the two great ornaments of virtue, N. 243.
Greeks, a cuftom practised by them, N. 189.
GREEKS and Trojans, who so called, N. 239..
Grinning; a grinning prize, N. 173.


Abits, different, arising from different profeffions,
Hardness of heart in parents towards their children most

inexcusable, N. 181.
Henpeck'd : the henpeck'd husband described, N. 179,
Herod and MARIAMNE, their fory from Josephus,

Heteroptic, what so to be called, N. 250.
Honours in this world under no regulation, N. 219.
Hopes and fears neceffary paflions,

N. 224.
Husbands, an ill custoin anong them, N. i
Hypocrify, the honour and justice done by it to religion,


of iniftaken devotion, N. 211.
Jealousy described, N. 170. How to be allayed, 171.
An exquisite torment, 178.
Jezebels, who 1o called, N. 175.
İll-nature an imitator of zeal, N. 185.
Jilts described, N. 187.
Imma the daughter of Charles the Great, ber ftory, N. 181.
Immortality of the foul, the benefits arising from a con-

templation of it, N. 210.
Impudence recommended by fome as good breeding,


N. 231.

Infidelity, another term for ignorance, N. 186.
Inquisitive tempers exposed, N. 228.
Interest often a promoter of perfecution, N. 185.
JUPITER AMMON, an answer of his oracle to the Athe-
nians, N. 207


KITTY, a famous town-girl, N. 187.

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