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her husband's house, went on board a ship in the road, and is now landed in inconsolable despair at Plymouth.
POSTSCRIPT. After the above melancholy narration, it may perhaps be a relief to the reader to peruse the following expostulation.
( TO MR. SPECTATOR.
· The just Remonstance of affronted THAT. • THOUGH I deny not the petition of Mr. Who, • and Which, yet you should not suffer them to be • rude and to call honest people names: for that bears very
hard on some of those rules of decency, which you are justly famous for establishing. They may
find fault, and correct speeches in the senate and at " the bar: but let them try to get themselves so of• ten, and with so much eloquence repeated in a sentence, as a great orator doth frequently introduce me.
“ My Lords !” says he, “ with humble submission, 6 That that I say is this: that, That, that that gentle66 man has advanced, is not That that he should have « proved to your Lordships.” Let those two ques« tionary petitioners try to do thus with their Who's
and their Whiches.
“What great advantages was I of to Mr. Dryden o in his Indian Emperor.
- You force me still to answer you in That.
« to furnish out a rhyme to Morat? And what a poor ( figure would Mr. Bayes lave made without his Egad " and all That? How can a judicious man distinguish ( one thing from another, without saying, This
here, or That there? And how can a sober man
without using the expletives of oaths, in which indeed the rakes and bullies have a great advantage
over others, make a discourse of any tolerable length, ( without That is; and if he be a very grave man in( deed, without That is to say? And how instructive
as well as entertaining are those usual expressions, • in the mouths of great men, Such Things at That, (and the like of That.
I am not against reforming the corruptions of • speech you mention, and own there are proper sea
sons for the introduction of other words besides That; " but I scorn as much to supply the place of a Who or
a Which at every turn, as they are unequal always to
fill mine; and I expect good language and civil • treatment, and hope to receive it for the future: • That, that I shall only add is, that I am,
VOLUME THE FIRST.
ABIGAILS (male) in fashion among Ladies, No. 55.
Honeycomb, No. 77. The occasion of this absence, ibid.
man, out of Bruyere, ibid.
pound, No. 60.
James's coffee-house, 24. From a teacher of birds to speak,
36. From à fine flesh painter, 41.
No. 33. it deforms beauty and turns wit into absurdity, 38.
comb, ib. The way to get clear of it, ib.
nians, and respected by the Spartans, ibid.
vision of one of their countrymen, ib.
Man, in answer to the story of the Ephesian Matron, ibid.
Aristotle: his observation upon the lambic verse, No. 31.
Upon tragedies, 40, 42.
At war with Luxury, ib. Its officers and adherents, ib.
Comes io an agreement with Luxury, ib.
his size, complexion, and temper, in order to read his works
BACON (Sir Francie) his comparison of a book well witt-
His observation i.pon envy, 19.
and paper, No.3.
rion, No. 51.
improve beauty, 33. Then the most charining when
heightened by virtue, ibid.
a silly play, No. 44.