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BIOGRAPHICAL, Historical, and Critical Preface.
1. Courage, why honoured as a Virtue-Adven-
turer characterized, and his Achievements pro-
jected . . . . . . . Hawkesworth.
2. Intellectual and Corporal Labour compared
3. Project for a new Pantomime Entertainment
4. Qf the different kinds of Narrative, and why
they are universally read . . Hawkesworth.
5. Remark on Dreaming - Various Transmigra-
tions related by a Flea . . . Hawkesworth.
6. Project for an Auction of Manuscripts, by Ti-
mothy Spinbrain, Author ó i' Bathurst.
7. Distress encouraged to hope: the History of
Melissa . . . . . . • Hawkesworth.
8. The History of Melissa concluded - -
9. Impropriety of Signs . . . Bathurst
10. Happiness and Misery, how far the necessary,
effects of Virtue and Vice . Hawkesworth.
11. An allegorical Letter from To-Day --
12. The Influence of Infidelity upon Moral Conduct:
Story of Opsinous · · · · Hawkesworth.
13. The Story of Opsinous continued
14. The Story of Opsinous concluded -
15. The Insolence and Absurdity of Advertisements
by Quacks—Pernicious consequences of granting
them patents . . . . . . Hawkesworth.
16. Of instructing by Fiction . .
17. Curiosity necessary to entertainment and know-
ledge— Story of Mr. Friendly and his nephew
18. Critical remarks upon Fables-Fable of the
Dog and Shadow upon a new plan · Hawkesworth.
19. Proposals to improve the Dramatic Entertain-
ment of the Animal Comedians . . Bathurst.
20. Imperceptible Deviation to Vice-Moral use of
punishment-Remonstrances of Conscience uni-
· versal-Amurath, an Eastern Story. Hawkesworth.
21. Eastern Story continued . .
• 22. Eastern Story concluded . . -
23. Scheme of a new Memorandum-Book for the
• Use of the Ladies, with a specimen : Bathurst.
24. A parallel between an evening spent at the play-
· house, and the several stages of Life. Hawkesworth.
25. Infelicities of Matrimony produced by an im-
prudent Choice : exemplified in many characters
26. Right of the Town to suppress Dramatic Per-
formances; an Allegory · i Hawkesworth.
27. An Allegorical Letter from Night : Anon—
Requisites to the successful Practice of Physic
28. The practice of the positive Duties of Religion
influence moral conduct · · · Hawkesworth.
29. The Character of a Gamester defended ----
30, The Ladies directed in the Choice of a Husband
-Good-nature described . . Hawkesworth.
31. The Origin of Cunning; an Allegory -
32. Religion the only foundation of Content, an
Eastern Story . . . . . Hawkesworth.
33. Indirect quarrelling in Company censured
. . Harokesworth.
34. Folly of extravagance-The Story of Misar-
gyrus . . . . . . . . : Johnson,
35. Plan of a new Paper called the Beau Monde
36. Directions to the Ladies, for their Conduct to a
Husband . . . . .
37. Happiness properly estimated by its degree in
whatever subject-Remarkable Instances of
Cruelty to Brutes · · · Hawkesworth.
Elegy on a Blackbird . . . . . . Jago.
38. No life pleasing to God, that is not useful to
Man; an Eastern Story · Hawkesworth.
39. An encomium on Sleep · · · · Johnson.
40. The Existence of Evil, and unequal Distribution
of Happiness and Misery, necessary to exercise
Virtue and animate Hope . . Hawkesworth.
41. Sequel to the Story of Misargyrus • Johnson.