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BIOGRAPHICAL, CRITICAL, AND HISTORICAL,
ILLUSTRATIVE OF THE
RAMBLER, ADVENTURER, & IDLER,
AND OF THE VARIOUS
In Imitation of the Writings of Steele and Addison,
HAVE BEEN PUBLISHED
Between the Close of the eighth volume of the Spectator,
BY NATHAN DRAKE, M. D.
AUTHOR OF LITERARY HOURS,
ESSAYS ON THE TATLER, SPECTATOR, AND GUARDIAN.
Evolvendi penitus auctores qui de virtute præcipiunt, ut
IN TWO VOLUMES.
PRINTED BY J. SEELEY, BUCKINGHAM,
FOR W. SUTTABY, STATIONERS COURT, LONDON
ESSAY 1. Observations on the Taste which
had been generated by Steele and
Addison for Periodical Composi-
tion. Enumeration of the Perio-
dical Papers which were written
during the publication of the Tat-
ESSAY 2. Observations on the Periodical Pa-
pers which were written between