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CONTENTS

OF

THE FIRST VOLUME.



Page
1 Mirrors 1
2 Etymology of Dunce 5
3 Plum Pudding 6
4 Medical Poets 8
5 Taudry Lace ib.
6 The Camel and the Needle 9
8 Citoyenne 12
7 Cauda Diaboli ib.
9 Methodist Camp Meetings 13
10 Law of the Mozcas 21
11 Inferiority of Women 22
12 Steam Engines 23
13 Aristotle ib.
14 Arrow-headed letters 25
15 Three methods of lessening the number of rats ib.
16 Translations 27
17 Hell 28
18 Transplanting Trees 31
19 St Andrew’s Cross 32
20 Clock-Mill 33
21 Locke 34
22 Hans Engelbrecht ib.
23 Effect of Music upon animals 36
24 Dogs 38
25 St. Romuald 40
26 Touching for the Evil 43
27 The Oak of Marmre 44
28 Invention for the Blind 45
29 Words and Symbols 47
30 Stilling the Sea with Oil 48
31 An heptastic Vocable 49
32 Service for the Prisoners 50
33 Mode of ventilating a Town 51
34 Melancholy 53
35 Mosquitos 55
36 Coup de soleil 56
37 Anthony Purver 57
38 The Composition of Body in receiving 58
39 Fr. Domenico Ottomano 60
40 Menageries 70
41 Juan de Esquivel Navarro ib.
42 The Virgin Mary’s Milk 73
43 Omar II 74
44 Tomb-flies 75
45 Thomas O’Brien Mac Mahon 77
46 Solan Geese 79
47 Hole’s Arthur 83
48 Poetical Moods and Tenses 85
49 Garden at Banstead 86
50 Foot-racing 88
51 Queen Mary’s Funeral 89
52 Bunyan’s Holy War 90
53 A Dual Giant ib.
54 Henrietta Maria 91
55 The worst of all Puns 93
56 Poem attributed to Sir Walter Ralegh 94
57 Steel Mirrors for assisting the Sight 99
58 Classification of Novels 101
59 Crocodile ib.
60 Small Wit 103
61 Grapes in Madagascar 104
62 Richard Flecknoe 105
63 Defence of Popery 110
64 The Wafer 113
65 Motteux 119
66 Public Accommodations ib.
67 Catholic Devotion to the Virgin 123
68 Cupid and Psyche 128
69 Writing Tables 132
70 Lions of Romance 134
71 Cortes 138
72 Cocoa Cordage 141
73 Odour of Sanctity ib.
74 Mexican Tennis 144
75 Amadis and Esplandian 145
76 The Gossamer 146
77 Ships’ Names ib.
78 Stationers in Spain 148
79 Sindbad 150
80 Nebuchadnezzar 152
81 Omens 153
82 Munchausen 155
83 Cold Bathing in Fevers 157
84 Payment of a Copyer of Books ib.
85 Animals in Paradise 158
86 Glover’s Leonidas 159
87 *[1]The French Decade 161
88 Labrador 164
89 *Ride and Tie 187
90 *Jeremy Taylor 188
91 *Criticism 189
92 *Public Instruction ib.
93 Tractors 191
94 Blackguard 192
95 Frith the Martyr 193
96 Tostatus 195
97 *Picturesque words 197
98 *Météorolithes 198
99 Meditation and Contemplation 200
100 Parchment Book-covers 203
101 The Carpenter Bird 204
102 *Toleration 205
103 *War 206
104 Bishop Kenn ib.
105 *Parodies 208
106 *M. Dupuis 209
107 Hereticks of the early ages 211
108 The Needle 213
109 *Origin of the Worship of Hymen 215
110 *Egotism 216
111 *Cap of Liberty 217
112 Ablactation,—as our old Dictionaries call it 218
113 *Bulls 219
114 *Wise Ingnorance 221
115 Change of Climate 222
116 Gift of Tongues 226
117 *Rouge 227
118 *Επεα πτερόεντα, i.e. Hasty Words 228
119 *Motives and Impulses ib.
120 *Inward Blindness 231
121 *The Vices of Slaves no excuse for Slavery 232
122 *Circulation of the Blood 234
123 *Perituræ parcere chartæ 236
124 *To have and to be 237
125 *Party Passion 238
126 *Goodness of Heart indispensible to a man of genius 239
127 *Milton and Ben Jonson ib.
128 *Statistics 240
129 *Magnanimity ib.
130 Christianus Franciscus Paullinus 245
131 Sindbad 248
132 Mostansir Billah 249
133 Bishop Berkely 251
134 Government of Norcia 251
135 Early English Metre 253
136 Troilus and Credseide 255
137 Miraculous Combustion of wood without ashes, and oil without smoke 256
138 Two Modes of Atheism 262
139 Sea-fires 263
140 Ground-fires 266
141 Dey 269
142 The Night Mare 270
143 Sects in Egypt 271
144 The Squid-hound 273
145 The Stigmata 274
146 Tree of Life 276
147 Tentzelius 282
148 Mayor. Merino 287
149 He shall set the Sheep on his right hand, but the Goats on his left. Matt. xxv. 33. 289
150 Dogs at Court 292
151 Feasts 294
152 Goldsmith 296
153 Aqua Vitæ ib.
154 Torrid Zone 298
155 *Negroes and Narcissuses 304
156 * An anecdote ib.
157 *The Pharos at Alexandria ib.
158 *Sense and Common Sense 305
159 *Toleration 308
160 *Hint for a new Species of History 313
161 Rabbinical Legend 322
162 St. Vitus 325
163 Burial Grounds 328
164 Image Worship 330
165 Effect of Domestication upon the Skin and Tendons of Animals 331
166 Filtering Apparatus 332
167 Palestine 333
168 Earth Bathing 335

* The articles marked thus are by a different writer.