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76. The Arts by which bad Men are reconciled to themselves Johnson

77- The Learned seldom despised, but

when they deserve Contempt ———

78. The Power of Novelty—Mortality too

familiar to raise Apprehensions ....

79. A suspicious Man justly suspected ...

80. Variety necessary to Happiness—a

Winter Scene ,—

81. The great Rule of Action—Debts of

Justice to be distinguished from

Debts of Charity

82. The Virtuoso's Account of his Rarities.

83. The Virtuoso's Curiosity justified

84. A young Lady's Impatience of Con


85. The Mischiefs of total Idleness

86. The Danger of succeeding a great Au

thor: an Introduction to a Criti-
cism on Milton's Versification —

87- The Reasons why Advice is generally


88. A Criticism on Milton's Versification

—Elisions dangerous in English

89. The Luxury of vain Imagination

90. The Pauses in English Poetry adjust

ed . .

91. The Conductof Patronage, an Allegory.

92. The Accommodation of Sound to Sense

often chimerical

93. The Prejudices and Caprices of Criti

cism —,

94. An Inquiry how far Milton has accom

modated the Sound to the Sense ...

95. The History of Pcrtinax the Sceptic.

96. Truth, Falsehood, and Fiction, an

Allegory Johnson

97- Advice to unmarried Ladies. Mr. Richardson

98- The Necessity of cultivating Polite

ness JoHnSon

99. The Pleasures of private Friendship—the Necessity of similar Dispositions

100. Modish Pleasures Mrs. Carter

101. A proper Audience necessary to a


102. The Voyage of Life

103- The Prevalence of Curiosity—the

Character of Nugaculus •

104. The Original of Flattery—the Mean

ness of Venal Praise

105. The Universal Register, a Dream ...

106. The Vanity of an Author's Expecta

tions—Reasons why good Authors

are sometimes neglected

107- Properantia's Hopes of a Year of Confusion—the Misery of Prostitutes

108. Life sufficient to all Purposes, if well


109. The Education of a Fop

110. Repentance stated and explained—

Retirement and Abstinence useful

to Repentance -

111. Youth made unfortunate by its Haste

and Eagerness

112. Too much Nicety not to be indulged

—the Character of Eriphile

113. The History of Hymenaeus's Court


114. The Necessity of proportioning Pu

nishments to Crimes


115. The Sequel of Hymenaeus's Court

ship JoHNSoN

116. The-young Trader's Attempt at Po

liteness '"

117>. The Advantages of living in a Garret.

118. The Narrowness of Fame •

119. Tranquilla's Account of her Lovers

opposed to Hymenaeus

120. The History of Almamoulin the Son

of Nouradin'

121. The Dangers of Imitation—the Im

propriety of imitating Spenser

122. A Criticism on the English Historians.

123. The young Trader turned Gentleman.

124. The Ladies' Misery in a Summer Re


125. The Difficulty of defining Comedy

Tragic and Comic Sentiments con-
. founded'

126. The Universality of Cowardice—the

Impropriety of extorting Praise—

the Impertinence of an Astronomer

127. Diligence too soon relaxed—Necessity

of Perseverance • ~~~~~~

128. Anxiety universal—the Unhappiness

of a Wit and a fine Lady - •

129. The Folly of Cowardice and Inacti


130. The History of a Beauty ...»

131. Desire of Gain, the general Passion .

132. The Difficulty of educating a young


133. The Miseries of a Beauty defaced ...

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