The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp. Hurd's Edition, with Letters and Other Pieces Not Found in Any Previous Collection; and Macaulay's Essay on His Life and Works, Volume 4

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G.P. Putnam & Company, 1854
 

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Account of the Everlasting Club
211
Passion for Fame and PraiseCharacter of the Idols
214
Continuation of the Critique on ChevyChase
218
Female PartySpirit discovered by Patches
225
Dream of a Picture Gallery
230
Fate of WritingsBallad of the Children in the Wood
235
On Physiognomy
239
LoversDemurrageFolly of Demurrage
244
Punishment of a voluptuous Man after DeathAdven ture of M Pontigna
249
Books for a Ladys Library
253
Proper Methods of employing Time
257
Subject continuedPursuit of Knowledge
262
Ladies Headdresses
268
The Chief Point of Honour in Men and WomenDuel ling
271
Uncertainty of FameSpecimen of a History of the Reign of Anne I
275
Exercise of the Fan
279
Will Honeycombs Knowledge of the Worldvarious Kinds of Pedants
283
Spectators visit to Sir R de Coverleys Country Seat the Knights domestic Establishment
287
Character of Will Wimble
291
On Ghosts and Apparitions
295
Immateriality of the Soul
300
A Sunday in the CountrySir Rogers Behaviour at Church
304
JOSEPH ADDISON
306
Labour and Exercise
312
Rural MannersPoliteness
316
Instinct in Animals
324
A Visit with Sir Roger to the Country Assizes
330
Education of Country SquiresStory of Eudoxus and Leontine
335
No whiter page than Addison remains
337
Use and Difficulties of Periodical Papers
340
Mischiefs of Party Spirit
344
The Subject continuedSir Rogers Principles
350
Letter on the Hooppetticoat
354
Difference of Temper in the SexesFemale Levity
358
Fashions in DressHow imitated in the Country
362
Interview of the Spectator and Sir Roger with a Gang of Gypsies
366
Durability of WritingAnecdote of an atheistical Au thor
407
On Goodnature as the Effect of Constitution
411
On Jealousy
420
Account of a Grinningmatch
427
Goodnature as a Moral Virtue
431
Various Dispositions of ReadersAccount of a Whist lingmatchYawning
436
Cruelty of Parents in the Affair of Marriage
441
On FableFable of Pleasure and Pain
446
Account of a remarkable Sleeper
451
Zealvarious kinds of Zealots
454
On Infidelity
458
Cruelty of ParentsLetter from a Father to his Son Duty to Parents
463
On the Whims of LotteryAdventurers
466
On Temperance
471
Character of the SalamandersStory of a Castilian and his Wife
478
DevotionEnthusiasm
480
On Seducers and their illicit ProgenyLetter from a natural Son
482
Description of a Female Panderaffected Method of PsalmsingingErratum in the Paper on Drink ing
489
Notions of the Heathen on Devotion
494
Simonidess Satire on Women
499
Transmigration of SoulsLetters on Simonidess Satire on Women
504
On habitual good Intentions
509
Educationcompared to Sculpture
513
QualityVanity of Honours and Titles
517
Use of MottoesLove of Latin among the Common peo pleSignature Letters
521
Account of Sappho
528
Discretion and Cunning
531
Letter on the Lovers Leap
534
Fragment of Sappho
539
Reflections on Modesty 643
547
History of the Lovers Leap
548
Account of the Trunkmaker in the Theatre
552
On the Ways of Providence
556
Various Ways of managing a Debate
560
Letter on the Absence of LoversRemedies proposed
564
On the Beauty and Loveliness of Virtue 668
568

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Página 382 - ... fountains, or resting on beds of flowers: and could hear a confused harmony of singing birds, falling waters, human voices, and musical instruments. — Gladness grew in me upon the discovery of so delightful a scene. I wished for the wings of an eagle, that I might fly away to those happy seats; but the genius told me there was no passage to them, except through the gates of death that I saw opening every moment upon the bridge. —
Página 48 - Shine not in vain ; nor think, though men were none, That heaven would want spectators, God want praise : Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth Unseen, both when we wake, and when we sleep : All these with ceaseless praise his works behold Both day and night.
Página 83 - When I read the several dates of the tombs, of some that died yesterday, and some six hundred years ago, I consider that great day when we shall all of us be contemporaries, and make our appearance together.
Página 12 - It is said he keeps himself a bachelor by reason he was crossed in love by a perverse beautiful widow of the next county to him.
Página 381 - I could discover nothing in it; but the other appeared to me a vast ocean planted with innumerable islands, that were covered with fruits and flowers, and interwoven with a thousand little shining seas that ran among them.
Página 379 - The genius smiled upon me with a look of compassion and affability that familiarized him to my imagination, and at once dispelled all the fears and apprehensions with which I approached him. He lifted me from the ground, and taking me by the hand, Mirza, said he, I have heard thee in thy soliloquies ; follow me.
Página 381 - I observed some with scimitars in their hands, and others with urinals, who ran to and fro upon the bridge, thrusting several persons on trap-doors which did not seem to lie in their way, and which they might have escaped, had they not been thus forced upon them. "The genius, seeing me indulge myself in this melancholy prospect, told me I had dwelt long enough upon it. ' Take thine eyes off the bridge,' said he, ' and tell me if thou yet seest anything thou dost not comprehend.' Upon looking up,...
Página 2 - I HAVE observed that a reader seldom peruses a book with pleasure, till he knows whether the writer of it be a black or a fair man, of a mild or choleric disposition, married or a bachelor, with other particulars of the like nature, that conduce very much to the right understanding of an author.
Página 220 - The stout Earl of Northumberland, A vow to God did make, His pleasure in the Scottish woods Three summer's days to take; The chiefest harts in Chevy-Chase To kill and bear away.
Página 13 - ... his tenants grow rich, his servants look satisfied, all the young women profess love to him, and the young men are glad of his company...

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