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128. Anxiety universal. The unhappiness of a wit and a fine lady 107

129. The folly of cowardice and inactivity

111

130. The history of a beauty ....

116

131. Desire of gain the general passion .

119

132. The difficulty of educating a young nobleman

125

133. The miseries of a beauty defaced

130

134. Idleness an anxious and miserable state

134

135. The folly of annual retreats into the country..

138

136. The meanness and mischief of indiscriminate dedication

143

137. The necessity of literary courage

147

138. Original characters to be found in the country. The character of

Mrs. Busy......

152

139. A critical examination of Samson Agonistes

140. The criticism continued

162

141. The danger of attempting wit in conversation. The character of

Papilius....

168

142. An account of squire Bluster

173

143. The criterions of plagiarism

178

144. The difficulty of raising reputation. The various species of de-

tractors ...

184

145. Petty writers not to be despised ...

188

146. An account of an author travelling in quest of his own character.

The uncertainty of fame

192

147. The courtier's esteem of assurance.

196

148. The cruelty of parental tyranny

201

149. Benefits not always entitled to gratitude

206

150. Adversity useful to the acquisition of knowledge

211

151. The climactericks of the mind.....

215

152. Criticism on epistolary writings

220

153. The treatment incurred by loss of fortune

224

154. The inefficacy of genius without learning

229

155. The usefulness of advice. The danger of habits. The necessity of

reviewing life.....

234

156. The laws of writing not always indisputable. Reflections on tragi-

comedy...

239

157. The scholar's complaint of his own bashfulness..

243

158. Rules of writing drawn from examples. Those examples often mis-

taken ......

248

159. The nature and remedies of bashfulness.

252

160. Rules for the choice of associates

256

161. The revolutions of a garret ....

260

162. Old men in danger of falling into pupilage. The conduct of Thrasy-

bulus ....

265

163. The mischiefs of following a patron

269

164. Praise universally desired. The failings of eminent med often

imitated.

274

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165. The impotence of wealth. The visit of Scrotinus to the place of his

nativity .....

278

166. Favour not easily gained by the poor

283

167. The marriage of Hymenæus and Tranquilla ....

287

168. Poetry debased by mean expressions. An example from Shake-

speare

291

169. Labour necessary to excellence

295

170. The history of Misella debauched by her relation..

299

171. Misella's description of the life of a prostitute

304

172. The effect of sudden riches upon the manners

309

173. Unreasonable fears of pedantry

313

174. The mischiefs of unbounded raillery. History of Dicaculus

317

175. The majority are wicked

322

176. Directions to authors attacked by criticks. The various degrees of

critical perspicacity ...

326

177. An account of a club of antiquaries

329

178. Many advantages not to be enjoyed together

333

179. The awkward merriment of a student

337

180. The study of life not to be neglected for the sake of books

341

181. The history of an adventurer in lotteries

345

182. The history of Leviculus, the fortune-hunter

350

183. The influence of envy and interest compared

354

184. The subject of essays often suggested by chance. Chance equally

prevalent in other affairs

358

185. The prohibition of revenge justifiable by reason. The meanness of

regulating our conduct by the opinions of men

362

186. Anningait and Ajut; a Greenland history....

367

187. The history of Anningait and Ajut concluded

371

188. Favour often gained with little assistance from understanding. 375

189. The mischiefs of falsehood. The character of Turpicula

379

190. The history of Abouzaid, the son of Morad

383

191. The busy life of a young lady

387

192. Love unsuccessful without riches

392

193. The author's art of praising himself

396

194. A young nobleman's progress in politeness

400

195. A young nobleman's introduction to the knowledge of the town 405

196. Human opinions mutable. The hopes of youth fallacious

409

197. The history of a legacy-hunter

413

198. The legacy-hunter's history concluded

417

199. The virtues of Rabbi Abraham's magnet

422

200. Asper's complaint of the insolence of Prospero. Unpoliteness not

always the effect of pride.....

427

201. The importance of punctuality

432

202. The different acceptations of poverty. Cynicks and Monks not

poor

436

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