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CO N T E N T S

OF

THE

FOURTH VOLUME,

A

NUMBER
XCIV. REVIEW of the present state

of society in this country, as dependent upon laws, religion, manners and arts; the same compared with antecedent periods, and murmurers against the present times reprehended and confuted

Page 1 XCV. Advantages of a great fortune well ap

plied, and the contrary consequences resulting from it's abuse exemplified in the author's visit to Attalus: A poetic rhapsody in the manner of The Talk upon the first view of Attalus's country man

fion XCVI. The visit to Attalus concluded ; obferva

tions resulting from that visit 24 XCVII. The contemptible character of a proud

man displayed; a contrast given of humility

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NUMBER.
XCVIII. Advantages of a happy talent for dif-

cerning times and seasons ; rules and
observations on this subject; defaulters
against these rules characterized in a

variety of particulars Page 46 XCIX. Discovery of a curious Greek fragment,

describing the paintings of Apelles,
Parrhasius and Timanthes, taken from
certain dramas of Æschylus the tragic
poet

55

C. Of the midddle comedy of the Greeks;

anecdotes of Alexis; fragments of that
dramatic poet collected

.62
CI. The fame collection continued and con-

cluded. Anecdotes of Antiphanes 72 CII. Collection of fragments from the comedies of Antiphanes

80
CIII. Anecdotes of Anaxandrides : Of Aristo-

phon, with fragments of that poet : Of
Axionicus, Bathon, Chæremon, Clear-
chus, Criton, Crobylus, Demoxenus,
Deriietrius, and Diciorus, with frag-
ments of the latter: Of Diorylus and
Ephippus

87
CIV. Fragment of the comic pret Epicrates:

Of Eriphus and Eubulus, with frag-
ments of the latter : Of Euphron, He-
niochus, Mnesimachus, and fragments

95
CV. Frag-

of each

1 NUMBER.

CV. Fragments of the poet Moschion : Of

Nicastratus, Philippus, Phænicides; Sotades and Straton, with various fragments of their respective comedies

Page 105 CVI. Fragments of Theophilus, Timocles and

Xenarchus i Conclusion of the catalogue of writers of the middle comedy: General observation upon these poets arrd the author's address to his readers upon this portion of his work

113 CVII. The notion of a certain humcurist that

death might be avoided at will; rimarks consequent thereto, and serious reflections upon that necessary event re

commended to mankind in general 120 CVIII. Short review of events in the reign of

King Charles the First introductory of the great rebellion. Of the education of a prince, heir apparent to a throne; it's importance, difficulty and duties defcribed

127 CIX. Ben Jonson's imitations of Philostratus compared with the originał

. pallages : his fatirical glances at Shakespear infianced; bis bags in the mosque of the

Queens compared with Shakespear's witches in Macbeth

136 CX. Review of Ben Jonson's comedy of the Fox

147 8

CXI. Rer

NUMBER.
CXI. Review of the Samson Agonistes of

Milton; the criticisms of Dr. Samuel
Johnson upon that drama examined and
opposed

Page 157

CXII. Letter from H. Pofthumous complain

ing of a certain writer, who had published a collection of his memoirs and remarkable sayings with an account of his last will and teftament; asserting the account to be false in all particulars. A letter also fron H. B. 'to the author, offering to supply him with a collection of witty sayings for posthumous publication

167 CXIII. An argument for the evidences of the

Christian religion : A variety of paffages from the antient heathen writers adduced to Mew how far natural religion had enlightened mankind before revelation took place

175

CXIV. Observations upon these several instances

of right reason in the heathen world; modes of reasoning, by which natural religion might deduce the probability of a future state of rewards and punisments. Confusion of Systems in the phia losophy of the heathens. Of the peculiar nation of the Jews; their character,

history, government and religion 184 CXV. Reasons offered à priori for the necessity of a Mediator : The appearance of

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