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* the traditional Cries of their Forefathers, have invented 'particular Songs and Tunes of their own: Such as was 'not many Years since, the Pastry-man, commonly known

* by the Name of the Colly-Molly-Puff; andlurh as is at

* this Day the Vender of Powder and Wash-balls, who, if I

* am rightly informed, goes under the Name of Powderi Wm.

'I -must not here omit one particular Absurdity which

■ runs through this whole vociserous Generation, and which 'renders their Cries very often not only incommodious, 'but altogether useless to the Publick; I mean, that idle

* Accomplishment which they all of them aim at, of cry

■ ing so as not to be understood. Whetherorno they have

* learned this from several of our affected Singers, I will .* not take upon me to fay; but most certain it is, that

People know the Wares they deal in rather by their .* Tunes frhan;jjy their Words ; insomuch that I havesome'times seen aT)ountry Boy run out to buy Apples of a f Bellows-mender, and Ginger-bread from a Grinder of

* Knives and Sci stars. Nay, so strangely infatuated are some ? very eminent Artists of this particular Grace in a Cry, that ! nore but their Acquaintance are able to guess at their j' Prosession ; for who else can know, that W»rkif' I bad I it, should be the Signisication of a Corn-Cutter?

•FORASMUCH therefore as Persons of this Rank , are seldom Mrn of Genius or Capacity, I think it would , be very proper, that some Men of good Senscand sound , Judgment should preside over these publick Cries, who , should permit none to lift up their Voices in our Streets, , that have not tuneable Throats, and are not only able to overcome the Noise of the Croud, and the Rattling of , Coaches, but also to vend their respective Merchandizes , in apt Phrases, and in the most distinct and agreeable , Sounds. I do therefore humbly recommend my self as , a Person rightly qualisied for this Post; and if I meet , with sitting Encouragement, shall communicate some , other Projects which I have by me, that may no less , conduce to the Emolument of the Publick.

ii Jam, SI R, &c, :.

C Ralph Crotchet.'

INDEX.

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A;

ABsenee of Lovers, Death in Love, N. H1- Hotf.
to be made easy, ibid.
Abstinence, the Benesits of it, N. 19s.
Acctompts, their great Usefulness, N. 174.
Acosta, his Answer to Limboreh touching the Multiplicity

of Ceremonies in the Jewish Religion, N. 213. Action, a threefold Division of our„Actions, N. 213. No

right Judgment to be made of them, 174. Admiration, one of the most pleasing Passions, N. 237. Adversity, no Evil in it self, N. 237. AdvertMement 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. 0£ Use when rightly directed, 219. Annihilation, by whom desired, N. 210. The most ab?

ject of Wishes, ibid. Apes, what Women so called, and described, N. 244.' Apollo'; Temple on the Top of Leucate, by whom frequent-;

ed, and for what Purpose, N. 22j. Apothecary, his Employment, N. 195-. Appetites, sooner moved than the Passions, N. 208.' Argument, Rules for the Management of one, N. 197? Argumentum Basilmum, what, 239. Socrates his way of Arguing, ibid. In what manner managed by States and Communities, ibid. Argns, his Qualisications and Employments miaJunti N. 25-0.

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Arijltntttts his Letters, some Account of them, N. i38.
Aristotle the Inventer of Syllogism, N. i39.
-Atheists great Zealots, N. 1 8r. and Bigots, ibid. Their
Opinions downright Nonsense, ibid.

B.

BAwdy-Houfes frequented by Wise Men not out of
Wantonness but Stratagem, N. 190.
Beggars, Sir Andrew Freeport's Opinion of them, N.
Boileau censured, and for what, N. too.
Butts: the Adventure of a Butt on the Water, N. 17s.

C.

CAprite often acts in the Place of Reason, N. ior.
Ca/iillian. The Story of a Cttsttllian Husband and
his Wise, N. 198.
Charles the Great, his Behaviour to his Secretary, who

had debauched his Daughter, N. 181. Children, the Uonaturalnesi in Mothers of making them

sock a Stranger's Milk, N. 146. Chinese, the Punishment amor.g them for Parritide, N.189. 'Christian Religion, the clear Proof of its Articles, and

Excellency of its Doctrines,, N. 186,11j. Club. The She-Romp Club, N. 217. Methods observed by

that Club, ibid. Club-law a convincing Argument, N. iJ9. Cofsee-House Disputes, N. 197. Comfort, what, and where found, N. 196. Conquests, Jtbe Vanity of them, N. 180. Constancy in Sufserings, the Excellency ef it, N. ij7. Cordeliers, their Story of St. Frantis their Founder, N. 24s. Cornaro, Lewis, a remarkable Instance of the Benesit ot

Temperance, N. 19s. Coverley, Sir Roger dt, a Dispute between him and Sir

Andrew Frees ort, N. 174.. Cowards naturally impudent, N. tji. Credulity in Women infamous, N. 190. Cries of London require some Regulation, N. xf % '. Curiosity, one of the strongest and most lasting of our Appetites, N. 137. ." Cunning, the Accomplishment of whom, N. 437.

Cyruai,

Cyntas, Tyrrhus't chief Minister, bis handsome Reproof to that Prince, N. 180.

D.

DEbauchee, his Pleasure is that of a Destroyer, N. 19^ Dedications, the Absurdity of them ingeneral, N. 188.

Devotion. A Man is distinguished from Brines by Devotion more than by Reason, N. aoi; The Errors into which it often leads us, ibid. The Notions the most Resined among the Heathens had of it, 207, Socrates's Model of Devotions, ibid.

Discontent to what often owing, N. 2 14.

Discretion an Under-Agent of Providence, N. 22c. Dtctinguished from Cunning, ibid.

Distinction, the Desire of it implanted in our Natures, and why, N. ax4..

Doctor in Moorfields, his Contrivance, N. 193.

Dorigny, Monsieur, his Piece of the Transsiguration excellent in its Kind, N. 226. .

Drinking, a Rule prescribed for it, N. 19s.

Dutch, their Saying of a Man that happens to break, N,

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E.

Ducation, the Benesits of a good one, and Necessity of it, N. 2 ir. The sirst thing to be taken Care of in Education, 2 24.

Zginhart, Secretary to Charles the Great, his Adventure and Marriage with that Emperor's Daughter, N. .181.

Enthufiasm, the Misery of it, N. 201.

IpiSetus, his Allusion on humane Lise, N. 210.

Epitaph of a charitable Man, N. 177.

Erasmus insulted by a Parcel of Trojans, N. 239.

Estates generally purchased by the slower Part of Mankind, N. 221.

Xugenius appropriates a tenth Part of his Estate to charitable Uses, N. 177.

St. Evremont, his Endeavours to palliate the Romi/h Superstitions, N. 212.

Exercise, the most effectual Physick, N. 197.

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Expenos, ofrner proportioned to our Expectations that

Possessions, N. 191.
Eyes, a Dissertation on them, N. if o.

F.

FAble: of the Antiquity of Fables, N. 183. Fable of
Pleasure and Pain, ibid.
Face, a good one a Letter of Recommendation, N.it f.
Fame divided into three disferent Species, N. 118.
Fashion: a Society proposed to be erected for the Inspe-
ction of Fashions, N. 17 s.
Feasts: the.Gluttony of our modern Feasts, N, »9f •
Female Literature in want of a Regulation, N. 14.2*
Female Oratory,- the Excellency of it, N. 14.7.
i'oible. Sir Jeffery, a kind Keeper, N. 190.
Forehead, esteemed an Organ of Speech, N. a Ji,
Ireeport, Sir Andrew, his Desence of Merchants,- N. 174-
Dividis his Time betwixt his Business and Pleasure,
His Opinion of Beggars, ibid.

G.

GErmanicus, his Taste of true/ Glory, N. * j8.
Giving and Forgiving, two different Things, N. 1P9-.'
Glory, bnwvto.be p«served, N. Ju•8.
Good-nature, aMoral Virtue, N. 177. It* endless Source o|
Pleasure, 196. Good-nature and Chearfuluesj. thft tjRO-
great Ornaments of Virtue, 14, j.
Creeks, a Custom practi£dby them, N. 189.
iSrteks and Trojant, who so called, K. 139;.
Grinning: A Grinning Prize, N. iff,

H.

HAbits/dif&rent, arising from different Prosessions, 197.

Hardness of Heatt in Parents toward their Children, rapst

inexcufable, N. 181. Henpeck'd: the Henpeck'd Husband described, N. ijg. Herod and Mariamm, their Story from Jc^pbus^ N. ifi. Heteroptick, wbo solo be called, N. asp. Honours in this World under no Regulation, N. a 10. Hof es and Fears necessary Passions, N, 124,.

Husbands,

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