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530. Account of the Marriage of Will Honey-

531. On the Idea of the Supreme Being
532. The Author's Success in producing merito-
rious Writings-Adrian's Verses..

Verses to the Spectator

Letter from Mr. Sly on Hats...

........... STEELE.
533. Letters on Parents forcing the Inclinations

of their Children-on Rudeness and Im-


534. Letters, from a spoilt rich Beauty-Dap-

perwit's Question-from aGrocer in Love

--from an Idol-a Minute from Mr. Sly

535. On vain Hopes of temporal Objects

Story of Alnaschar


536. The Author's Interview with a Lady-her

Letter on proper Employment for Beaux

-Character of a Shoeing-Horn....

537. On the Dignity of Human Nature HUGHES.
538. On Extravagance in Story-telling--Epitaph
in Pancras Church-yard....


$39. The Intentions of a Widow respecting her



On Delay in Marriage..

On a Clergyman spoiling one of Tillotson's


510. Letter on the Merits of Spenser

541. On Pronunciation and Action

542. Criticisms on the Spectator-Letter on the
Decay of the Club


543. Meditation on the Frame of the Human


544. Letter from Capt. Sentry on the Character

of Sir Roger de Coverley and on his own


545. Letter from the Emperor of China to the

Pope-Note from Mr. Sly ......


vih. On dishonest Dealing-Cibber's heroic,

Daughter-Letter on a generous Bene-

547. Cures performed by the Spectator. Advison.
548. Letter on Poetical Justice....

549. On Reluctance to leave the World--Let-

ter from Sir Andrew Freeport on his

550. Proposal for a new Club.
551. Translation of Greek Epigrams—Letter on
Law phrases....

552. Recommendations of industrious Trades-

posals for new Globes..

553. On the Spectator's opening his Mouth-
Commendations of him...

Letter from Oxford Correspondents UNKNOWN.
554. On the Improvement of Genius..

555. Farewell Paper and Acknowledgments of

Assistance-Letter from the Academy of

556. Account of the Spectator opening his

557. On Conversation-Letter by the Ambassa-

dor of Bantam...
558. Endeavours of Mankind to get rid of their

Burthens, a Dream.
559. The same concluded..
560. Letters, from the Dumb Doctor—from a

pert Baggage-on the Author's recover-
ing his Speech

561. Account of the Widow's Club

562. On Egotism-Retailers of old Jokes
563. Letters, from a Blank-complaining of a
choleric Gentleman..


564. On making a just Estimate of the Charac-
ters of Mankind

565. On the Nature of Man-of the Supreme
Being •

-566. Letters on military Life by various Soldiers UNKNOWN.

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No. 515. TUESDAY, OCT. 21, 1712.

Pudet me et miseret, qui harum mores cantabat mihi,
Monuisse frustra

TER. Heaut. Actü. Sc. 3.
I am ashamed and grieved, that I neglected his advice, who

gave me the character of these creatures.


AM obliged to you for printing the account I lately sent you of a coquette who disturbed a sober congregation in the city of London. That intel. ligence ended at her taking a coach, and bidding the driver go where he knew. I could not leave her so, but dogged her, as hard as she drove, to Paul's church-yard, where there was a stop of coaches attending company coming out of the cathedral. This gave me an opportunity to hold up a crown to her coachman, who gave me the signal, that he would hurry on, and make no haste, as you know the

way is when they favour a chase. By his many kind blunders, driving against other coaches, and slipping off some of his tackle, I could keep up with him, and lodged my fine lady

in the parish of St. James's. As I guessed, when I first saw her at church, her business is to win hearts; and throw them away, regarding nothing but the triumph. I have had the happiness, by tracing her through all with whom I heard she was acquainted, to find one who was intimate with a friend of mine, and to be introduced to her notice. I have made so good a use of my time, as to procure from that intimate of hers one of her letters, which she writ to her when in the country. This epistle of her own may serve to alarm the world against her in ordinary life, as mine, I hope, did those who shall behold her at church. The letter was written last winter to the lady who gave it me; and I doubt not but you will find it the soul of an happy self-loving dame, that takes all the admiration she can meet with, and returns none of it in love to her admirers.

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“ I am glad to find you are likely to be disposed of in marriage so much to your approbation, as you tell me. You

say you are afraid only of me, for I shall laugh at your spouse's airs. I beg of you not to fear it, for I am too nice a discerner to laugh at any, but whom most other people think fine fellows; so that your dear may bring you hither as soon as his horses are in case enough to appear in town, and you be very safe against any raillery you may apprehend from 'me; for I am surrounded with coxcombs of my own making, who are all ridiculous in a manner wherein your good man, I presume, cannot exert himself. As men who cannot raise their fortunes, and are uneasy under the incapacity of shining in courts, rail at ambition ; so do awkward and insipid women, who cannot warm the hearts, and

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