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THE WORKS

OF

JOS E P H A DDIS O N.

1

COMPLETE

IN THREE VOLUMES.

EMBRACING

THE WHOLE OF THE “SPECTATOR," &c.

VOL. 1.

NEW-YORK:

PUBLISHED BY HARPER & BROTHERS,

NO. 82 CLIFF-STREET.

184 2.

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CONTENTS.

No.

No.

Original Dedications

35 False Wit and Humour-Genealogy of

1 The Spectator's Account of himself Addison Humour

Addison

2 Of the Club—Sir Roger de Coverley-

36 Letters from the Play-house, on the Dis-

the Templar-Sir Andrew Freeport-

mission of inanimate Performers Steele

Captain Sentry-Will Honeycomb

37 Catalogue of a Lady's Library-Charac-

The Clergyman

Steele ter of Leonora

Addison

3 Public Credit, a Vision

Addison 38 On Affectation-Vanity

Steele

4 Advantages of the Spectator's Tacitur-

39 English Tragedy-Lee-Otway Addison

nity-Care of the Female Sex

Steele 40 Tragedy and Tragi-Comedy

5 On the Absurdities of the Modern Opera Addison 41 Women called Picts-no Faith to be

6 Preference of Wit and Sense to Hones-

kept with them

Steele

ty and Virtue

Steele 42 English Tragedy-Methods to aggran.

7 Popular Superstitions

Addison dize the person in Tragedy

Addison

8 Letters on Masquerades

43 Account of the Hebdomadal Club-Re-

9 Account of various Clubs

marks on Dulness

Steele

10 The uses of the Spectator

44 Stage tricks to excite Pity-Dramatic

11 Character of Arietta-the Ephesian Ma-

Murders

Addison

tron-Inkle and Yarico

Steele 45 ni Consequences of the Peace-French

12 Custom of telling Stories of Ghosts to

Fashions-Childish Impertinence

Children

Addison 46 The Spectator's Paper of Hints drop-

13 Conduct of the Lions at the Opera-

ped-Gospel-gossip-Ogling

Merit of Nicolini

47 Theory of the Passion of Laughter

14 Letters from the Lion-from an under 48 Spectator's Letter to the Ugly Club-

sexton-on the Masquerade-Puppet

Letters from Hecatissaman old Beau-

Show

Steele Strolling Players

Steele

15 Story of Cleanthe-On happiness, ex-

49 Character at the Coffee-House-Eu-

emplified in Aurelia-Fulvia

Addison bulus

16 Various articles of dress—Lampoons-

50 Remarks on the English, by the Italian

Scandal--Politics-Letter from Charles

Kings

Addison

Lillie

51 Censure of a Passage in the Funeral-

17 Account of the Ugly Club

Steele Indelicacies in Plays

Steele

18 History of the Italian Opera

Addison 52 Letter from the Ugly Club Hobbes's

19 On Envy

Steele

Theory of Laughter

2) Impudence-the Starers

53 Letters on Female Education

Hughes

21 Divinity, Law, and Physic overburdened

The best-bred Men—the Spleen—a

with Practitioners

Addison Peeper-King Latinus

22 Absurdities of the Opera exemplified in

54 Account of a new Sect of Loungers

Letters from the Performers of Beasts Steele 55 Effects of Avarice and Luxury on Em-

23 Il-natured Satire

Addison

ployments

Addison

4 Complaint of Thomas Kimbow-imper-

56 Vision of Maraton

tinent Acquaintance-Letter from Ma- 57 Mischiefs of Party-Rage in the Female

ry Tuesday

Steele

Sex

25 Letter from a Valetudinarian-Excess

58 Essay on Wit-History of False Wit

of Anxiety about Health

Addison 59 The same Subject continued

26 Reflections in Westminster Abbey

60 Wit of the Monkish Agesmin Modern

27 Resolutions to quit the world—Letter to

Times

a Clergyman

Steele 61 The Subject continued

28 Project of an Office for the Regulation

62 Difference between True and False Wit

of Signsma Monkey recommended for

-Mixt Wit

the Opera

Addison 63 Allegory of several Schemes of Wit

29 Italian Recitative-Absurdities of the 64 On public Mournings

Steele

Opera Dresses

65 Characters of Sir Fopling Flutter, Dori-

30 Club of Lovers established at Oxford Steele mant, and Harriot

31 Project of a new Opera

Addison 66 Letters on fashionable Education Hughes

32 Admission of the Spectator into the

Errors in the common Modes

Steele

Ugly Club

Steele 67 Dancing—the Dangers of it--Country

33 Characters of Lætitia and Daphne-Art

Dances-Exhibition of Pictures Budgell

of improving Beauty

Hughes 68 On Friendship

Addison

31 Success of the Spectators with various 69 Visit to the Royal Exchange--Benefit of
Classes of Readers represented by the

extensive Commerce

Club

Addison | 70 Critique on the Ballad of Chevy-Chase

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No.

71 Love-Love Letter of James to Betty Steele 120 Instinct in Animals

Addison

72 Account of the Everlasting Club Addison 121 The Subject continued-Wisdom of

73 Passion for Fame and Praise-Charac-

Providence

ter of the Idols

122 A Visit with Sir Roger to the Country

74 Continuation of the Critique on Chevy.

Assizes

Chase

123 Education of country 'Squires-Story

75 Idea of a fine Gentleman-Character

of Eudoxus and Leontine

of Vocifer and Ignotus

Steele 124 Use and Difficulties of Periodical Pa-

76 Memoirs of the private Life of Phara-

pers

mond

125 Mischiefs of party Spirit

77 Absence of Mind-Bruyere's Charac-

126 The Subject continued—Sir Roger s

ter of an absent Man

Budgell Principles

78 Claim of Cambridge to the Origin of 127 Letter on the Hoop-petticoat

the Ugly Club, Petition of Who and

128 Difference of Temper in the Sexes-

Which

Steele

Female Levity

79 Letter from a Coquette—from B. D.

129 Fashions in Dress-How imitated in
on formal Devotion

the Country

80 History of Phillis and Brunetta-the

130 Interview of the Spectator and Sir Ro-

Remonstrance of That

ger with a Gang of Gypsies

81 Female Party Spirit discovered by

131 Opinions entertained of the Spectator

Patches

Addison in the Country-Letter from Will

82 The Misery of being in Debt

Steele

Honeycomb

83 Dream of a Picture Gallery

Addison 132 Scene in a Stage Coach between a

84 Private Life of Pharamond-Story of

Quaker and an Officer

Steele

Spinnamont

Steele 133 On Death-Reflections on the Death

85 Fate of Writings-Ballad of the Chil-

of a Friend

dren in the Wood

Addison 134 Letter from a Splenetic cured-Letter

86 On Physiognomy

and Petition on the Exercise of the

87 On Beauties-Letter from a Beauty Steele

Fan

Letter on Idols

Eusden 135 Blessing of being born an Englishman

88 Manners of Servants-Mischief of

- The English Tongue

Addison

Board-Wages
Steele 136 Letter from a Liar

Steele

89 Lovers-Demurrage—Folly of Demur-

137 Condition of Servants—Letters from

rage

Addison Ralph Valet and Patience Giddy

90 Punishment of a voluptuous

Man after

138 Frivolous Disputants-Exercise of the

Death—Adventure of M. Pontigna

Snuff-box

91 Loves of Honoria and Flavia Hughes 139 The Love of Glory--Character of Pe-

92 Books for a Lady's Library

Addison ter the Great

93 Proper Methods of employing Time

140 Letters on Love, Wit, Drinking, Gam-

94 Subject continued-Pursuit of Know-

ing, &c.

ledge

Letter from Parthenia

Miss Shepherd

95 Letter on Demonstrations of Grief-

141 Improprieties on the Stage

Steele

Female Reading
Steele Lancashire Witches

Hughes

96 Adventures of a Servant

142 Love-letters to Andromache

Steele

97 Pharamond and Eucrate on Duels

143 Complaints of Sickness-A cheerful

98 Ladies' Head-dresses

Addison Temper

99 The chief Point of Honour in Men and

144 Female Beauty-Characters of various

Women-Duelling

Beauties

100 Complaints of Sickness-Characters of 145 Letters on Wagerers, Whistlers, rude

Harry Tersett and Varilas

Steele

old Bachelor-Male Dress

101 Uncertainty of Fame-Specimen of a

146 Passages from Cicero and Burnet

History of the Reign of Anne I. Addison 147 On reading the Church Service

102 Exercise of the Fan

148 On Impertinents—Whisperers_Let-

103 Compliments-Extracts on Sincerity Steele

ters to them

104 Decency of Behaviour

149 Letter from a Widow with two Lovers,

Letter on a Female Equestrian Hughes and Answer

105 Will Honeycomb's Knowledge of the 150 Inconveniences of Poverty—-Affecta-

World-Various kinds of Pedants Addison tion of Slovenliness

Budgell

106 Spectator's Visit to Sir R. de Cover- 151 Character of a Man of Wit and Plea-

ley's country Seat—the Knight's do-

Steele

mestic Establishment

152 Military Courage

107 Sir Roger's Conduct to his Servants Steele 153 Folly of Wishing to be Young

108 Character of Will Wimble

Addison 154 Letter of Apology for a Man of Wit

109 Sir Roger's Ancestors

Steele

and Pleasure

110 On Ghosts and Apparitions

Addison | 155 Impertinent Conversation to Women

111 Immateriality of the Soul

in Business

112 A Sunday in the Country—Sir Roger's 156 Character of Women's Men

Behaviour at Church

157 Improper Method of educating youth

113 His Account of his Disappointment in 158 Letters censuring the Spectator-On

Love

Steele

Women's Men-Good-breeding

114 On the Shame and Fear of Poverty- 159 The Vision of Mirza

Addison

Characters
of Laertes and Irus

160 On great and natural Geniuses

115 Labour and Exercise

Addison 161 Letter and Reflections on rustic Amuse-

116 A hunting Scene with Sir Roger Budgell ments

Budgell

117 On Witchcraft-Story of Moll White Addison 162 On Inconstancy and Irresolution Addison

118 Sir Roger's Reflections on the Widow

163 Disappointment in Love Letter from

- Love Scene

Steele
Leonora

Miss Shepherd

119 Rural Manners-Politeness

Addison Consolation

Addison
per Behaviour at Church

ters

No.

No.

164 Story of Theodosius and Constantia Addison 209 Simonides's Satire on Women Addison

165 Introduction of French Phrases in the

210 Immortality of the Soul

Hughes

History of the War-Specimen in a

211 Transmigration of Souls-Letters on

Lerter

Simonides's Satire on Women Addison

166 Durability of Writing-Anecdote of an 212 Letter from a Hen-peckt Husband de-

atheistical Author

termined to be free

Steele

167 Castle-building-Letter from a Castle-

213 On babitual good intentions

Addison

builder

Steele 214 On Patrons and their Clients

Steele

163 Letter on the Severity of School-mas-

215 Education-compared to Sculpture Addison

ters-On Impertinents--Poachers

216 Success of the Hen-peckt Husband de-

169 On Good-nature, as the Effect of Con-

termined to be free

Steele

stitution

Addison 217 Club of She-Romps-Letters on Inde-

170 On Jealousy

licacy--from an old Maid-a Bee Budgell

171 Subject continued— Address to those

218 Fame-Reputation-Credit

Steele

who have jealous Husbands

219 Quality-Vanity of Honours and Titles Adilison

172 Talents honourable only as they are 220 Rejection of an aged Lover

Steele

used

Steele

False Wit and Mechanic Poetry Hughes

173 Account of a grinning Match Addison

Love-Salutations

Steele

174 Dispute on the landed and trading In-

221 Use of Mottos-Love of Latin among

terest

Steele

the common People-Signature Lel.

175 Character of a Jezebel-Letter on Butts

Addison

-On Fashion

Budgell 222 Inconsistencies of Men of Talents with

176 On Hen-peckt Husbands

Steele

respect to Economy

Steele

17. Good-nature, as a Moral Virtue Addison 223 Account of Sappho

Addison

178 Celioda's Letter on Female Jealousy Steele

Her Hymn to Venus

Am. Phillips

179 Various Dispositions of Readers-Ac-

224 Universality of Ambition—its wrong

eount of a Whistling-match-Yawn-

Directions

Hughes

ing

Addison 225 Discretion and Cunning

Addison

190 Vanity of Lewis XIVth’s Conquests

226 On Raphael's Cartoons

Steele

Mr. H. Marlyn 2:27 Leiter on the Lover's Leap

Addison

181 Cruelty of Parents in the Affair of Mar- 228 Inquisitive Disposition-Remedy for

riage

Addison

loud Talkers

Steele

182 Letters on Seduction, from the Se-

229 Fragment of Sappho

Addison

ducer

Steele 230 Benevolent Disposition--Letter of Pliny Hughes

183 On Fable-Fable of Pleasure and Pain Addison Plan of an Academy

Steele

154 Account of a remarkable Sleeper

231 Letter on Bashfulness

Hughes

155 Zeal--various kinds of Zealots

Reflections on Modesty

Addison

156 On Infidelity

232 Sir Andrew Freeport's Opinion of Beg-

137 Letter on the character of Jilts Steele

gars

Budgell

18 The Love of Applause

233 History of the Lover's Leap.

Addison

169 Cruelty of Parents--Letter from a Fa.

234 Good-natured Species of Lies-Ac-

ther to his Son-Duty to Parents Addison count of a Freethinker

Steele

190 Letter on the unhappy condition of

235 Account of the Trunkmaker in the

Women of the Town

Steele

Theatre

Addison

191 On the Whims of Lottery Adventurers Addison 236 Letters on cruel Husbands-on impro-

192 Parental Fondness and Expectations-

Steele

Consolation on the Death of a Pa-

237 On the Ways of Providence

Addison

Steele 238 On the Love of Flattery- Translation

193 Account of a great Man's Levee

from Aristænetus

Steele

144 Letters on an untoward Wife-Fickle

239 Various Ways of Managing a Debate Addison

Friend

240 Grateful Letter on heroic Virtuem

195 On Temperance

Addison Country Breeding-Behaviour of a

196 On Easiness-a Love Case

Steele

Beau at the Theatre

Steele

197 Contentious Conversation of Gentle-

21 Letter on the Absence of Lovers—Re-

mnen of the Loog Robe-Advice and

medies proposed

Addison

Disputes

Budgell 242 Letters on improper Behaviour in a

199 Character of the Salamanders–Story

Stage-Coach-Story of a Lottery

of a Castilian and his Wife

Addison Ticket-from the Guardian of two

199 Letter on the mercenary Practices of

Nieces

Steele

Men in the Choice of Wives Stecle 243 On the Beauty and loveliness of Virtue Addison

200 Political Arithmetic-Rules for Popu. 244 Letters on Raphael's Cartoons-on Fe.

lation

Mr. H. Martım

male Apes

Steele

201 Devotion-Enthusiasm

Addison 245 Simplicity of Character-Letters on in-

202 Folly of the Pride of Birth or Fortune

noceni Diversions-Absent Lovers-

-Letters from Servants

Steele

from a Trojan

Addison

203 On Seducers and their illicit Progeny

246 Mischief of Mothers not nursing their

-Letter from a natural Son Addison

Children

Steele

204 Letters from Belinda to the Sothades

247 Different Classes of Female Orators Addison

-D. to his Coquette Mistress-to a 248 On Beneficence, with Examples Steele

Hosband

Steele 219 Laughter and Ridicule

Addison

205 Description of a Female Pander-af.

250 On the eves

Golding

fected Method of Psalm-singing-

Complaint of Starers

Steele

Erratum in the Paper on Drinking Addison 251 Letter on the Cries of London Addison

206 Modesty, Diffidence, Self-denial Steele 232 Letters on the eye-Cure for a bad

207 Notions of the Heathens on Devotion Addison Ilusband

Steele

203 Depraved Taste on the Theatre-Let-

Female Oratory

Hughes

lers on Visiting-Seduction—from a

253 On Detraction among bad Poets-

Lover

Swele

Pope's Essay on Criticism

Addison

rent

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