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THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS;

TO WHICH ARE PREFIXED

PREFACES

BIOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, AND CRITICAL:

BY JAMES FERGUSON, Esq.

Author of the NEW BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY, &c.

A New Edition, in Forty-five Volumes.

VOL. XV.

CONTAINING SPECTATOR, VOL. X.

London:

PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, CHEAPSIDE;

AND WILLIAM BLAIR, EDINBURGH.

16 AT 1962

Printed by W. Jackson, Peterborough-Court, Fleet Street, Londoni.

SPECTATOR.

N° 567_635.

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CONTENTS.

VOL. X.

PEARCE.

No.
567. METHOD of political Writers affect-

ing Secrecy ; Specimen .... ...... ADDISON.
568. Coffee-house Conversation on the

preceding PaperThe Whole

Duty of Man turned into a Libel
569. On Drunkenness
570. On petty Ambition

...... UNKNOWN.
571. Advantages of seeking the Protec-

tion of the Supreme Being .......... ADDISON.
572. On Quacks ....

.............
573. Letter from the President of the
Club of Widows...........

.......... UNKNOWN.
574. Advantages of Content ................ ADDISON.
575. The present Life preparatory to the

Happiness of Eternity
576. On Singularity; the Dread and

Affectation of it
577. Letter from a Person supposed to

be crazed-Petition of John a

Nokes and Tom a Styles .... UNKNOWN.
578. On personal Identity-Story of Fad-
lallah

UNKNOWN.
579. On Adultery-Dogs which guarded

the Temple of Vulcan............... ADDISON.
580. On the Glories of Heaven............
581. The Author's Answer to his Corre-

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