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i The Description of the Family of Wake-

field, in which a kindred Likeness pre-

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

11. Family Misfortunes. The Loss of For-

tune only serves to increase the Pride of

the Worthy

3

1. 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. 6

v. A new and great Acquaintance intro-

duced. What we place most Hopes

upon, generally proves most fatal .

P. 9

41. The Happiness of a Country Fire-

VII. A Town Wit described. The dutiest

Fellows may learn to be conical for a

Night or Two

p. 12

VII. An Amour, which promises little good

Fortune, yet may be productive of

much

p. 14

ix. 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

XL The Family still resolve to hold up their

Heads.

P. 20

KIL. Fortune seems resolved to humble the

Family of Wakefield. Mortifications are

often more painful than real Calami-

ties

p. 23

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

for he has the confidence to give disagree-

able Advice

p. 25

XY Fresh Mortifications, or a Demonstration

that seeming Calamities inay be real

Blessings .

*2. AU Mr. Burchell's Villany at once detected.

The Folly of being overwise

p. 29

XVL The Fanily use Art, which is opposed

wish ill greater

P. 31

X111. Sarcely any Virtue found to resist the

Power of long and pleasing Tempta-

34

XVIIL The Pursuit of a father to reclaim a

Lost Child to Virtue

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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

P. 88

chant in Amsterdam

11.. 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

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Letter

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

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

demy in China

Lvn. From Lien Chi Alangi to Fum Loans

vin.. To the same

p. 97

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

ix. To the same

P. 98

demy at Pekin in China

x. To the same

p. 178

p. 99

LVIII. To the same

XI. To the same

P: 180

p. 100 Lix. From Hingpo to Lien Chi Altangi, by

XII. To the same

• P. IOT

the way of Moscow.

XIII. To the same

p. 1821

· 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 LX1. To the same

XVI. To the same

LXIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hnam.

P. 187

XVII. To the same

• P. 109

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

XVIII, To the same

P. III

demy at Pekin in China

xix.. To the same

· P. 189

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. 120

LXVII. To the same

p. 195

XXIV. To the saine

p. 121

LXVIII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

xxv. To the same

· P. 122

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

xxvi. To the same

p. 125

demy at Pekin in China

P. 196

XXVII.. To the same

p. 1261xix. To the same

p. 198

XXVIll. To the saine

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 P in China

P. 202

xxxUr. To the same

P. 138

LXXII. To the same

. P. 204

XXXIV. To the same

p. 140

LXXIII. Froin Lien Chi Altangi to Hingpo, by

xxxv. From Hingpo, a Slave in Persia, to

the way of Moscow

P. 206

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

XXXVII. From the same

P. 207

· P. 144 Lxxv. To the same

P. 209

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

First Pre-ident of the Ceremonial Aca-

the way of Moscow

· P. 211

demy at Pekin, in China

LXXVII. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fun Hoam,
Xxxix. From Lien Chi Altangi to Mer-

First President of the Ceremonial Aca.

chant in Amsterdam

p. 148

demy 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 1.XXXI. To the saine

• P. 217

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

the Discontented Wanderer ; by the way | LXXXI. From Lien Chi Allangi to Hingpo, by

of Moscow

the way of Moscow

· P. 221

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

First President of the Ceremonial Aca.

deiny 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

p. 156 LXXXVI. To the same

P. 226

XLV. From Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam, Lxxxvii. From Fum. Hoam to Lien Chi Al-
First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

tangi

·
demy at Pekin, in China p. 158 LXXXVI). From Lien Chi Altangi i Fum Hoan.
XLVI. To the saine

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

XLVIII. 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. Xcm. To the same

First President of the Ceremonial Aca- XÇIV. 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

LIN. From the same

• p. 172 xcvi. l'rom Lien Chi Altangi to Fum Hoam,

Liv. From the same

• p. 174

First President of the Ceremonial Aca-

Ly.• 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

SA Letter from a Traveller

P. 359

A short Account of the late Mr. "Mau-

pertuis

11. Saturday, October 13, 1759 —

p. 360

On Dress

Sorne Particulars relative to Charles XII.

not commonly known

P. 363

Happiness in a great measure dependent

on Constitution.

On our Theatres

Ill. 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. 3o

A City Night Piece

p. 381

V. Saturday, November 3, 1759.-

Upon Political Frugality

A Reverie

P. 387

A Word or two on the late Farce called i

High Life below Stairs"

p. 390

Upon Unfortunate Merit

p. 391

vi. Saturday, November 10, 1759.-

On Education

On the Instability of Worldly Gran-

deur

397

Some Account of the Academies of

Italy

P. 399

vil. Saturday, November 17, 1759.-

Of Eloquence

P. 400

Custoin 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

vill, Saturday, November 24, 1759.-

On Deceit and Falsehood

An Account of the Augustan Age of

England

p. 411

or the Opera in England

P. 415

P. 632
p. 66:

AN INQUIRY INTO THE PRESENT MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.

STATE OF POLITE LEARNING.

Prologue. Written and spoken by the Poc

Cha.

Laberius, a Roman Knight whom Cæs

Introduction

P. 419

1. The Causes which contribute to the

furced upon the Stage.-Preserved by M.

crobius.

Decline of Learning .

P. 67

· p. 419 The Double Transformation. A Tale .

P. 67

11. A View of the Obscure Ages P. 423 A New Simile. In the manner of Swift

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

p. 68

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.

p. 68:
some other Countries of Europe P. 427 Imitated from the French

VI. Or Polite Learning in France.

· P. 420 Epitaph. On Thomas Parnell

VII. Of Learning in Great Britain.

p. 432 Epilogue to “The Sister." Spoken by Mr.

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

ix. Of the Marks of Literary Decay in

France and England .

Intended Epilogue to ' She Stoops io P.com

P. 437

x. Of the Stage

· P. 694,

P. 440 Another intended Epilogue to "She Sioops

xi. On Universities

P. 442

Conquer.” To be

spoken by Mrs. Bulk

XII. The Conclusion

P. 444 ley

From the Oratorio of "The Caprivity

BIOGRAPHIES.

Song, from the same

The Clown's Reply

THE LIFE OF LORD BOLINGBROKE,

• p. 447 Epitaph on Eduard Purdon

THE LIFE OF DR. PARNELL

P. 067

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

MEMOIRS OF M DE VOLTAIRE

P. 457 Blaize

THE LIFE OF RICHARD NASH, Esq.

p. 87

P. 513 Song : intended to have been sung by Miss Hlore.

castle in
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Comedy of “She Stoops to Crn.

POEMS.

quer"

POS

Prologue to "Zobeide," a Tragedy. Spoken by

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

THE DESERTED VILLAGE

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

THE HERMIT: a Ballad

p. 589

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

(

RETALIATION; a Poein

p. 594 Stanzas on the Taking of Quebec, ånd Death of

THE CAPTIVITY. An Oratorio

p. 599 General Wolse

Epigram on a beautiful Youth struck wind by
DRAMAS.

Lightning

A Madrigal

P. 91

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

SHE Sroops to CONQUER; or, the Mistakes of Dr. Baker's.

a Night. A Comedy.

p 643 | Threnodia Augustalis

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