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RICHARD CLAY AND SONS, LIMITED,

LONDON AND BUNGAY.

823
G57
1893

CONTENT S.

THE VICAP. OF WAKEFIELD.

Chap.

| The Description of the Family of Wake-

field, in which a kindred Likeness pre-

vails, as well of Minds as of Persons p. I

II. Family Misfortunes. The Loss of For-

tune only serves to increase the Pride of

the Worthy

p. 3

JII. A Migration. The fortunate Circum-

stances of our Lives are generally found

at last to be of our own procuring

p. 4

IV. A Proof that even the humblest Fortune

may grant Happiness, which depends,

not on Circumstances, but Constitu-

tion

p. 8

v. A new and great Acquaintance intro-

duced. What we place most Hopes

upon, generally proves most fatal . p. 9

vi. The' Happiness of a Country Fire-

side

p. II

VII. A Town Wit described. The dullest

Fellows may learn to be comical for a

Night or Two

p. 12

VIII. An Amour, which promises little good

Fortune, yet may be productive of

much

p. 14

1x. Two Ladies of great Distinction intro-

duced. Superior Finery ever seems to

confer superior Breeding

p. 17

x. The Family endeavour to cope with their

Betters. The Miseries of the Poor, when

they attempt to appear above their Cir-

cumstances

p. 18

xi. The Family still resolve to hold up their

Heads.

p. 20

XII. Fortune seems resolved to humble the

Family of Wakefield. Mortifications are

often more painful than real Calami-

ties

p. 23

XII. Mr. Burchell is found to be an Enemy,

for he has the confidence to give disagree-

able Advice

p. 25

xiv. Fresh Mortifications, or a Demonstration

that seeming Calamities may be real

Blessings.

xv. All Mr. Burchell's Villanyat önce detected.

The Folly of being overwise p. 29

xvi. The Family use Art, which is opposed

with still greater

p. 31

XVII. Scarcely any Virtue found to resist the

Power of long and pleasing Tempta-

tion

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p. 34

XVIII. The Pursuit of a Father to reclaim a

Lost Child to Virtue

p. 37

xix. The Description of a Person discontented

with the present Government, and appre-

hensive of the loss of our Liberties p. 39

p. 88

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p. 88

chant in Amsterdam

III. From Lien Chi Altangi to the care of

Fipsihi, resident in Moscow, to be for-

warded by the Russian caravan to Fum

Hoam, First President of the Ceremo-

nial Academy at Pekin, in China p. 90

IV. To the same

p. 92

v. To the same

p. 93

VI. Fum Hoam, First President of the Cere-

monial Academy at Pekin, to Lien Chi

Altangi, the Discontented Wanderer; by

the way of Moscow

p. 95
. p. 174

Letter

Letter

vii. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LVI. From Fum Hoam to Altangi, the Dis-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

contented Wanderer

· p. 177

demy in China

p. 96 LVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

vili. To the same

p. 97

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

ix. To the same

p. 98

demy at Pekin in China

p. 178

x. To the same

p. 99

LVIII. To the same

XI. To the same

p. 100

Lix. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

XI. To the same

p. ΙΟΙ

the way of Moscow .

XI. To the same

P. 103

Lx. From the same

p. 183

Xiv. To the same

P. 105

LXI. From Lien Chi Altangito Hingpo p. 185

xv. To the same

p. 107

LXI. To the same

p. 187

XVI. To the same

LXIII. From Lien Chi-Altangi to Fum Hoam,

XVII. To the same

p. 109

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XVIII. To the same

P. III

demy at Pekin in China

p. 189

XIX. To the same

p. 113

LXIV. To the same

p. 191

XX. To the same

p. 115

LXV. To the same

. p. 192

xxi. To the same

LXVI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

XXII. From the same

p. 119

the

way

of Moscow

p. 193

XXIII. To the same

p. 1.20

LXVII. To the same

· P. 195

XXIV. To the same

p. 121

LXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Koam,

XXV. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XXVI. To the same

p. 125

demy at Pekin in China

p. 196

XXVII. To the same

LXIX. To the same

p. 198

XXVIII. To the same

p. 129

LXX. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

xxix. To the same

p. 131

the way of Moscow.

p. 200

xxx. To the same

p. 132 LXXI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

Xxxi. To the same

p. 135

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

Xxxii. To the same

p. 136

demy at Pekin in China

p. 202

XXXII. To the same

p. 138

LXXII. To the same

P. 204

XXXIV. To the same

p. 140

LXXI. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

Xxxv. From Hingpo, a Slave in Persia, to

the way of Moscow .

Altangi, a travelling Philosopher of Lxxiv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

China; by the way of Moscow p. 142

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XXXVI. From the same

p. 143

demy at Pekin in China

p. 207

XXXVII. From the same

p. 144

LXXV. To the same

p. 209

XXXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXVI. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

the way of Moscow

• p. 211

demy at Pekin, in China

p. 146

LXXVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

xxxix. From Lien Chi Altangi to Mer-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

chant in Amsterdam

emy at Pekin in China

p. 212

XL. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXVIII. To the same

p. 213

First President of the Ceremonial Aca- LXXIX. To the same

p. 215

demy at Pekin, in China

p. 150

Lxxx. To the same

p. 216

XLI. To the same

p. 151 LXXXi. To the same

p. 217

XLII. From Fum Hoam to Lien Chi Altangi, J.XXXII. To the same

p. 219

the Discontented Wanderer; by the way

;

LXXXIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

of Moscow

p. 153

the way of Moscow

p. 221

xlii. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXXIV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,
First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

demy at Pekin, in China

. p. 154

demy at Pekin in China

• p. 222

xliv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, a Lxxxv. To the same

• p. 224

Slave in Persia

LXXXVI. To the same

xlv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, LXXXVII. From Fum Hoæmto Lien Chi Al-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

tangi.

. 227

demy at Pekin, in China p. 158 LxxxvIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

XLVI. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XLVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, a

demy at Pekin in China

Slave in Persia

. p. 162 LXXXIX. To the same

p. 230

XLVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to —, Mer- xc. To the same

p. 232

chant in Amsterdam

Xci. To the same

p. 234

XLIX. To the same

p. 165 XCII. To the same

p. 235

L. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, XCIII. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca- xciv. From Hingpo, in Moscow, to Lien Chi

demy at Pekin in China

p. 167

Altangi, in London

p. 237

Li. To the same

xcv. From Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, at

LII. To the same

p. 170

Moscow

p. 238

LII. From the same

p. 172 xcvi. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

LIV. From the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

LV. To the same

p. 175

demy at Pekin in China

p. 239

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A SELECT COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON THE MOST

INTERESTING AND ENTERTAINING SUBJECTS.

No.

1. Saturday, October 6, 1759 . p. 353

On a beautiful Youth struck blind

with Lightning

Imitated from the

Spanish

p. 355

Remarks on our Theatres

p. 355

The Story of Alcander and Septimius.

Translated from a Byzantine Histo-

rian.

. p. 357

A Letter from a Traveller

p. 359

A short Account of the late Mr. Mau-

pertuis

р. збо

11. Saturday, October 13, 1759. —

On Dress

Some Particulars relative to Charles Xii.

not commonly known

. p. 363

Happiness in a great measure dependent

on Constitution.

P. 365

On our Theatres

p. 367

III. Saturday, October 20, 1759. -

On the Use of Language

The History of Hypatia . p. 370

On Justice and Generosity. p. 372

Some Particulars relating to Father

Feyjoo

p. 374

iv. Saturday, October 27, 1759.

Miscellaneous

p. 374

A Flemish Tradition

p. 376

The Sagacity of some Insects

p. 378

The Characteristics of Greatness. p. 380

A City Night Piece

p. 381

v. Saturday, November 3, 1759.-

Upon Political Frugality

p. 382

A Reverie

p. 387

A Word or two on the late Farce called

High Life below Stairs

p. 390

Upon Unfortunate Merit

p. 391

VI. Saturday, November 10, 1759.-

On Education

p. 392

On the Instability of Worldly Gran-

deur

Some Account of the Academies of

p. 399

vil. Saturday, November 17, 1759. —

Of Eloquence

p. 400

Custom and Laws compared p. 404

Of the Pride and Luxury of the Middling

Class of People

p. 405

Sabinus and Olinda

· P. 406

The Sentiments of a Frenchman on the

Temper of the English

• p. 407

VIII. Saturday, November 24, 1759.

On Deceit and Falsehood

An Account of the Augustan Age of

England

p. 411

Of the Opera in England

• p. 415

· P. 330

XVII. Hyperbole

p. 408

p. 338

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AN INQUIRY INTO THE PRESENT

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

STATE OF POLITE LEARNING.

Prologue. Written and spoken by the Poet

Chap

Laberius, a Roman Knight whom Cæsar

Introduction

p. 419 forced upon the Stage.- Preserved by Ma

1. The Causes which contribute to the crobius.

p. 679

Decline of Learning .

p. 419 The Double Transformation. A Tale .

II. A View of the Obscure Ages p. 423 A New Simile. In the manner of Swift

· P.

680

III. Of the present State of Polite Learning Description of an Author's Bedchamber

in Italy.

iv. Of Polite Learning in Germany · p. 426 Stanzas on Woman

P. 424 Elegy on the Death of a Mad Dog.
v. Of Polite Learning in Holland and The Gift. To Iris, in Bow-street, Covent-garden.
some other Countries of Europe . p. 427 Imitated from the French

p. 682
vi. Of Polite Learning in France. p. 429 Epitaph. On Thomas Parnell

VII. Of Learning in Great Britain .

DOK JF

p. 432 Epilogue to “The Sister.” Spoken by Mrs.

VIII. Of rewarding Genius in England. p. 433 Bulkley

ix. Of the Marks of Literary Decay in Intended Epilogue to She Stoops to Con

France and England .

p. 437

p. 684

x. Of the Stage

p. 440 Another intended Epilogue to 4 She Stoops to

xi. On Universities

P. 442 Conquer.” To be spoken by Mrs. Bulk.

XII. The Conclusion

p. 444 ley

From the Oratorio of “The Captivity”

BIOGRAPHIES.

Song, from the same .

The Clown's Reply

THE LIFE OF LORD BOLINGBROKE.

· P. 447 | Epitaph on Edward Purdon

THE LIFE OF DR. PARNELL

p. 473 An Elegy on that Glory of her Sex, Mrs. Mary

MEMOIRS OF M. DE VOLTAIRE

p. 487

Blaize

687

THE LIFE OF RICHARD NASH, Esq. p. 513 Song : intended to have been sung by Miss

castle in the Comedy of “She Stoops to Con-

POEMS.

quer

. p. 687

Prologue to i Zobeide,” a Tragedy. Spoken by

The TRAVELLER; or, a Prospect of Society p. 571 Mr. Quick in the character of a Sailor. p. 688

THE DESERTED VILLAGE.

p. 580 Epilogue. Spoken by Mr. Lee Lewes, in the

THE HERMIT: a Ballad

character of Harlequin, at his Benefit

THE HAUNCH OF VENISON. A Poetical Epistle The Logicians refuted. In imitation of Dean

to Lord Clare

P. 592 Swift

p. 690

RETALIATION : a Poem

· P. 594 Stanzas on the Taking of Quebec, and Death of

THE CAPTIVITY. An Oratorio

p. 599

General Wolfe

Epigram on a beautiful Youth struck blind by

DRAMAS.

Lightning

A Madrigal
The GOOD-NATURED MAN; a Comedy p. 609 Verses in reply to an Invitation to Dinner at

SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER; or, the Mistakes of Dr. Baker's

a Night. A Comedy

p. 643Threnodia Augustalis

p. 692

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p. 684 Weeping, murmuring, complaining

There is a place, so Ariosto sings

p. 686 Your mandate I got

The wretch condemned with life to part P. 686 Arise, ye sons of worth, arise:

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