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CO N T E N T S

OF THE .

FOURTH VOLUME.

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XCIV. A 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 con

futed - - - Page 1 XCV. Advantages of a great fortune well apa

plied, and the contrary consequences re-
sulting from it's abuse exemplified in the '
author's visit to Attalus: A poetic rhap-
sody in the manner of The Talk upon
the first view of Attalus's country man.

- 12 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 hu-
mility

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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 same collection continued and con

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

dies of Antiphanes ' -. - 80 CIII. Anecdotes of Anaxandrides : Of Aristo

phon, with fragments of that poet : Of Axionicus, Bathon, Cheremin, Clearchus, Criton, Crobylus, Demoxenus, Deriietrius, and Diodorus, with fragments of the latter: Of Diorysius and

Ephippus - - - 87 CIV. Fragment of the comic pret Epicrates :

Of Eriphus and Eubulus, with fragments of the latter : Of Euphron, Heniochus, Mnesimachus, and fragments of each

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• CV. Fragments of the poet Moschion : Of

Nicostratus, Philippus, Phænicides, Sotades and Straton, with various fragments of their respective come

dies - - - Page 105 CVI. Fragments of Theophilus, Timocles and

Xenarchus : Conclusion of the catalogue of writers of the middle comedy: General observation upon these poets and 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; remarks 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 Fonlan's imitations of Philostratus

compared with the original. pallages : his satirical glances at Shakespear infanced ; his hags in the inusque of ine

Direens. compared with Shakespear's

witches in Macbeth -- .- 136 CX. Review of Ben Forlon's comedy of the Fox ..no

- 147 ...... .. - CXI. Ri.

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 testament; asserting the account to be false in all particulars. A letter also from 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 palfages from the antient heathen writers adduced to mew how far natural religion had enlightened mankind before revelation took place - - 176

CXIV. Observations upon these several inftances

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 punis. ments. 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 neceflity of a Mediator : The appearance of

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