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Fare, bill of, 44.

Gipsies in Epping Forest, 28.

Farthings; one found by a lord, 242; the Glass, discovery of, 734; skill of the ancients

broad farthing, 507.

Fashion, a gentleman's, 341.

"Fatal Jealousy," old play, 579.

"Fatal Union, (The)" 713.

Father and son, 31.

Favourites, a singular one, 512.

in, 789, 796, 824.

Gleaning or leasing cake, 346.

Gliddon, Mr., cigar divan of, 673.

Glorious memory, (the) 480.

Gluttony, instances of, 350: glutton and
echo, 410.

"Fawn, (The)" old play, 424.

Gog and Magog of Guildhall, 609.

Ferguson, sir A., letter from sir Walter Scott Gold, skill of the ancients in arts relating to,

to, 518.

Filching, cure of, 285.

Filey, in Yorkshire, 637.

Fill-up, (a) 735.

Fire, water mistaken for, 534.

Fires in London, 570; "burning the witch,"

582.

Fish, royal reason for not eating, 288.
Fishermen; Lucan's description of one, 638.
Fishing-towns, Dutch and Erglish, 463.
"Five days' Peregrination," &c. 291.
Fletcher, Dickey, 765.

Floating Island, (The)" 552.

Flowers; Time's source of pleasure from,
337; mode of preserving, 604; winter
flowers, 737.

Fly-boat, (the Malden) 559.
Fonts; Grassmere font, 272.
Forces, doctrine of, 342.

Forests, ancient and decayed, in Scotland,
324, 325.
Forrest,

See Trees.

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Gage, viscount, his fête of the quintain, 175.
Gallantry, Dutch, 773.
Gaols. See Prisons.

Gardens; summer garden of Peter the Great,
457; love of gardens, 459; Dutch royal
garden, 460.

Garlands, funeral, 105, 272.
Garrick plays, selections from, contributed
by Mr. Charles Lamb, 6, 52, 67, 106, 131,
171, 200, 232, 265, 328, 361, 393, 456, 497,
524, 551, 579, 619, 645, 711, 789, 771, 806.
Genders, 284.

744.

Goldoni and rival dramatists, 11.
Good temper and good nature. 414.
Goodrick, sir H., and the Revolution, 515.
Goose-fair at Nottingham, 180, (note.)
Gossip and Stare, the, 61; comment on lite-
rary gossip, 508.

Gostling's, Mr., account of Hogarth's tour,

303.

Gout, notices on, 652.

Government, simplicity and wisdom of, 417,
&c.

Gozzi, Italian dramatist, 11.
Graham, Dr., lecturer, 561.
Grammar explained, 128.

Grapes in Covent Garden, &c. 139. See also
33, 628.

Grasshopper on Change, explanation of, 338,
339.

Grassington theatricals, 247, 606.
Grassmere, beauty of, 277.
Gravity, doctrine of, 342.
Greatness, tax on, 809.

Green, artist and author, 281.
Gregory, old name for the hangman, 701.
Gresham, sir Thomas, a deserted child, 338.
Gretna Green parsons, 125.
Guildford races, 705.

Guildhall, curious explanation of, 767.
Guinea sovereigns, 751.
Gunpowder, antiquity of, 791.
Guns; air-guns, 503; notices concerning
guns, 598.

Hackerston's cow, 250.
Hague, fine woods near, 460.
Hammond, the poet, notice of, 111.
Handkerchief, white cambric, 294.
Hanging in chains, 149; inducement to hang-
ing, 256; hanging the shuttle, 221.
Hangman, and his wages, 698.
Harpham, St. John's well at, 545.
Harris, James, 284.

Harrow, dancing round the, 197.

Genius, distresses of men of, 123; genius Harvest-catch, in Norfolk, 333.

and good temper, 414.

"Gentleman Usher," old play, 171.
"Gentleman of Venice," old play, 106.
George, prince of Denmark, notice of, 243.
Giants in lord mayor's show, 609.
Gibbeting, 151.

Gibbon's" Decline and Fall," 287.
Gilding without gold, 597.

Gilpin (Mrs.) riding to Edmonton, 79.
Gimmal ring, engraving, 1.
Gin act, effect of passing, 249.

Hats; substitute for the shovel-hat, 381.
Hay-band, origin of, 714.

Heart, perpetual motion of, 514; case con-
taining Lord Bruce's heart, 225; instance
of heart-burial, 230; disposal of sir W.
Temple's heart, 460.

Heat, how counteracted at Siam, 253.
Heaving, in wrestling, explained, 501.
"Hectors, (The)" old play, 392.
Hell-bridge, in the Highlands, 87.

Henley, (Orator) advertisement of, 616.

Henry II. character of, 154.

III. of France, amusements of, 348.
VIII. and his peers, 571.

Hermits, 593.

Hervé, Peter, artist, letter respecting, 20.
Hervey, Rev. J., notices of, 366.
"Hey for Honesty," old play, 394.
Highlands. See Scotland.

Highwaymen, nearly extinct, 149, 150.
Hill, sir John, physician, notice of, 652.
Hipparchus, and other ancients, 820.
Ancients.

Hippocrates, curious advice of, 511.

See

History of Rome, doubt on, 413; pleasing
passage of history, 422.

Ireland, customs in, 23; Irish tobacco-pipes,
769.

Islington, rights of parish of, 392, 787
Italian dramatists, 11.

Jack the Viper, 763.

Jack Ketch a gentleman, 698.
Jemmal ring, 1.

Jennens, Charles, notice of, 651.
Jew's harp, 31.

John, (St.) a custom on St. John's eve, 99;
St. John of Beverley's Well at Harpham,
545.

Johannites, notice of, 721.

Johnson, Dr., "an odd kind of a chiel," 255

"Hoffman's Tragedy, or Revenge for a Fa-Jones, Rev. M., Berkshire miser, 380.

ther," old play, 740.

Hogarth, curious notices of, 289, &c.

Holland, customs of, 563. See Dutch.

Holt, John, a great ringer, 529.

Jubilee, (Revolution) 515.

Judges-a singular decree of one, 64; curious
description of one, 255; a candid judge,
351; juries the better judges, 351.

Holwood, seat of Mr. Pitt, engraving and Juries, the better judges, 851; decisions of
notices of, 623, 642.

Home, praises of, 268.

Hood, T., sonnet to, 239; Plea of the Fairies,
by, 340; "Whims and Oddities" of, 659.
Hoppins, David, a singular parodist, 341.
Horace, pious parody of, 339.
Hora Cravenæ, 721.

Horns, emblems of kingly power, 420.
Horsedealing, latitude of deceit in, 212.
Horses, marks of age of, 357.

Horsham gao', 93.

Horticulture recommended, 459.
Hostler, derivation of, 49.

Hotels. See Taverns.

juries, 733.

Justices of peace, female, 571.
Juxton, bishop, notice of, 192.

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Kalm, Swedish traveller, his description of
Niagara, 532.

Keats, John, poet, epitaph on himself, 249;
notices of, 371, 430.

Kelly, Miss, notices respecting, 55, 68.
Keston Cross, 33.

Ketch, Jack, 698.

Kicking, in wrestling, barbarous, 500, 502.

Kings and emperors, ill-fated ones, 395, 397,
kings in Africa, 752.

King's Arms," 32.
Kirkby, 437.

Houses and accommodations of old times,"
584; country-houses lead to poor-houses,

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Infants, offerings to, 21; picture of a deserted Life, description of, 810.

one, $38.
Innate ideas, 120.

Inns of the Romans, &c. 37, 39, 49; seeking
lost sign of one, 410; good ones the result
only of great travelling, 541; inn yards,

681.

Intemperance, corrected by echo, 410.
Invasion and volunteers, 55.

Light, philosophy of, 408, 794

Limbs, advice in case of one broken, 511.
Liston, Mr., 650.

Literature, foolish labour in, 28, 765.
Living well, 32.

Loadstone, opinions on, 635.

London; fruit markets of London and Paris,
138; old London Cries, 431; a London

watchman, 523; fires in London, 570; | Minuets, laborious study of, 64.
Londiniana, 587; giants in Guildhall, 609. Misers, notices of, 72, 77, 78, 118, 153, 242,
See Islington, &c.
Longevity of a Highlander, 213.

Lord Mayor's show, giants in, &c. 609.
Lords and ladies, vegetable, 369.
"Love Tricks," old play, 172.
Love, David, walking stationer, 177.
Lovers, hostility of time to, 337.
"Love's Dominion," old play, 456.
"Love's Metamorphosis," old play, 265.
Loyola, Ignatius, and his boot, 512.
Luck and labour, 160.

Lyttleton, sir George, notice of, 590.

Macdonald, John, a Highlander, 213,
"Mad Dog," 666.

Magpie, anecdote of, 608.

Maid of honour, curious patent to one, 413.
"Maid Marian," letter respecting, 10.
Mallet, David, notice of, 110.

"Mamamouchi," old play, 231.

Man, description of, 809.

"Man in the Moon," tract called, 252.
Manners of old times, 584, 829.

380.

Misery, a bond of affection, 806; trial
through, 807.

Miss, designation of, 831.

Mitcheson, Tommy, of Durham, 287.
Moderns and ancients, discoveries of, 58, 83,
120, 182, 202, 214, 245, 342, 375, 406, 438,
472, 503, 632, 724, 743, 788, 819.

Moris, (Lake) in Egypt, 823.
Moles, lacteals in, 191.

Mompesson, Rev. W., and his wife, 481, &c.
Monarchs, most ancient of, 335; ill-fated
ones, 395, 397; a pure and exemplary one,
520.

Money, rareness of due care of, 78.
Monkey, gallant comparison with, 573.
Monmouth, duke of, 702.

Montmorenci, Ann, anecdotes of, 174, 208.
Moon, philosophy of, 473; tincture of moon,
653; moonlight view of Niagara, 543
More, sir T., 704.

Mosaics of the ancients, 826.

Mother and her children, 441.

Manufactures, celerity of processes of, 86; Mummies, 744.

of Birmingham, 595.

Manuscripts, curious restoration of one, 415.
Mariner, (an ultra) 188.

Mark, St., customs on St. Mark's eve, 99, 159,
251.

Markets (fruit) of London and Paris, 138.
Marlow, poet, merit of, 498 (note.)
Marot, Clement, French poet, notice of, 766.
Marriage, the Gimmal Ring, I; a happy mar-
riage, 116; Gretna Green parsons, 125; old
customs at, 239, 348, 378; ungallant toll
on brides, 343; marriage under the pro-

tectorate, 506.

"Married Beau, (The)" old play, 622.
Martin, St., and the Devil, 170.
Mary, Peter and, 264.

Matlock, 135.

Mayor's feast, temp. Elizabeth, 617.
Mechanical power, 85; ancients' knowledge
of, 794, 822, 824.

Medals; commemoration medal of diet of
Augsburgh, 321.

Medicine, skill of the ancients in, 743, 746.
Melancthon and Calvin, 736.

Melons, yarieties and weights of, 141.
Memory with stupidity, instance of, 571.
Menage, advice of, touching poetry, 512.
Mendip mines and miners, 695.
Merrow, in Surrey, 705.

Meum et Tuum, 250.

Mice, field, for preventing injuries from, 467.
Michaelmas day, customs on, 464.

Microscopes, whether known to the ancients,
824.

Milk, in America, 480.

Milky Way, the, 375.

Mill, the haunted, 476.

Millhouse, Robert, his Poems, 161.

miners, 695.

Music, superiority of the ancient, 202, 826;
musical anecdotes, 204; memoir of Bee-
thoven, 206; the music which old Time
delights in, 336.

My Pocket Book, 403.
Mysteries dramatized, 113.

Nails and nail-makers, 602.
Names, scriptural, &c. 767.
Nationality, 331.

Nature, animated, 216

Newspapers; newspaper orthography, 222;
Navarino, description of, 513.
classification of readers of newspapers, 570.
See Advertisements.

Newtonian philosophy and the ancients. See
Ancients.

Niagara, cataracts of, 531.

Norfolk, custom in, 333.

Nixon's prophecies, notice of, 224.

Northumberland, custom in, 21.
Norwich Guild, 617.

Nottingham, custom at, 180 (note); Notting-
ham and the revolution, 518.

Oaks, fine ones in Holland, 460.
"Oddities, Whims and," by T. Hood, 559.
Offerings to infants, 21.

Offices, estimates of value of, 76.
Oglethorpe, general, notice of, 693.

"Old England for ever," pamphlet called, 353.
Opinions, former authority of, 59.

Opium-eater, the, notices of, 277, 278.

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Oranges, The Three," play called, 11.
Orleans, duchess of, ingenuous disclaimer by,
414.

Ostler, derivation of, 49.

Oyster cellars, entertainment of, 40.

Mines, descent into, 137; Mendip mines and Page's Lock, near Hoddesdon, curious chair

at, 436.

Painting on cloth and glass, by the ancients,
745, 789, 825.

Palindrome, explanation and instance of, 169.
Parents' affection, 441, 491.

Paris and London, fruit markets of, 138.
Parishes, abuses in, 25.

Parliament, bribery of, by Charles V., 16.
Parodies, pious, of Horace, 330.

Parr, Dr., early model of, for style, 369.
Parsimony. See Misers.

Party of pleasure, interesting, 289.

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Polkinghorne, a famous wrestler, 499.
Polypi, 793.

Pope, Alexander, notice of, 109.

Pastoral and tragi-comedy, definitions of, 621. Portraits, picture of taking, 452.

Pavy Labathiel, 526.

Pawning, valuable resource of, 78.

Peak's hole, 14.

Peal (dumb) of Grandsire Triples, 527.
Pearce, Dr. Z., anecdote of, 103.

Pearl, Cleopatra's, 789.

Portuguese mysteries, 114.

Preacher, (Puritan) 808.

Prescription of money, instead of physic, 286.
Presents, to infants, custom of, 21; at wed-
dings, 373.

Pride, remarks on, 600; instances of, 751.

Pegge, Rev. S., revolution centenary sermon Princesses, mode of carrying, 174.
of, 516, 517, 697.

Pemberton, sir J., lord mayor, 19.

Penn, William, and the Indians, engraving,
417.

Penny, (The Lee) an antique, description of,

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Pickpockets, 232.

Pickworth, Mr. C., letter to, 605.

Pie, Christmas, 506.

Pikeman, or turnpike-man, 684.

Pine apples, 138.

Pipes, Irish tobacco, 769.

Piscatoria, 638.

Holwood, 627.

Prisons, ancient and modern, 92.

Processions at funerals, 479; at the restora-
tion, 505; on centenary of the revolution,
518.

Public-houses, 37, 39, &c. 51.
Puddle-dock, duke of, 291.

Pulpits; pulpit desk, 195; pulpit in the
rock, 495.

Punch bowl, Devil's, 145.
Punctilio, Spanish, 254.

Purple of the ancients, 636 (note.)
Pyramids of Egypt, 823.

Pythagoras, power of his music, 203; Pytha-
goras and other ancients, 819. See An-
cients.

Pytheas and other ancients, 819. See An-
cients.

Quakers; The Three Quakers, 50; quakers
under William Penn, 417, &c.; origin of
the term quaker, 429.

Queenborough, curious account of, 297.
Qualities, sensible, doctrine of, 182.
Quid pro quo, 31.

Pitt, Mr. W., notices of, and of his seat at Quin, notices of, 111, 589.

Plague at Eyam, 481, &c. 629.

Planets, material of one, 252.

Quintain, the, 175, 239.
Quipoes explained, 112.

Planting in Scotland, 326; planting recom-Rain, effect of, 254.

mended, 459, 470.

Rainbow at Niagara, 587, 542.
"Ram Alley," old play, 497.

Plato, mode of studying, 174; Plato and
other ancients, 820. See Ancients.
Plays at Linton and Grassington, 247; play-
wrighting, 411; acting of extraordinary" Rebellion, (The)" old play, 525.
children in plays. 526; performance of Request, modest, 639.
plays at Christian Malford, 553; definition" Return, The Soldier's," 576.
of pastoral and tragi-comedy, 621; expe- Rhodian Colossus, 823.
dients and difficulties of players, 554; se- Rhodope and Cinderella, 720.
lections contributed by Mr. C. Lamb from Ridicule, 174.
the Garrick plays, 6, 52, 67, 106, 131, 171,
200, 232, 265, 328, 36, 333, 456, 497, 524,
551, 573, 619, 711, 739, 771, 806.
"Plea of the Fairies," 840.

Ravensbourne, sources of the, engraving,
641.

Pleasures of Illusion, 757.
"Plotting Parlour, (The)" 514.
Plurality of worlds, doctrine of, 875.
Poaching, vindication of, 115.

Ringing, memorial of, at Bromley, 527;
anecdotes of ringers, 529.

Rings; the Gimmal ring, engraving and notice
of, 1.

Rivers, opinions on, 697.

Roasting, musical, 204.

Robertson, J., a friend of Thomson, $79.

Romans, customs of, 37; fatality of Roman

emperors, 395; doubts on Roman history, | Shoeblacks, notices respecting, 435.

418; Roman remains, 626, 629, 641.

Romuald, St., 593.

Rope-riding, at Venice, 251.

Royal families, ill-fated ones, 397.

Shoemakers, an ambitious one, 341.
Shoes, old, curious application of, 348.
Shorland, Lord, old legend and monument of,
300, 317,

"Royal King and Loyal Subject, (The)" old Showers, summer, 253.

play, 497.

Ruptures, curious application for, 466.
Rushes, houses and churches strewed with,
277, &c.

Russia, Esop in, 457.

Rutty, Dr., a quaker, confession of, 510.
Rydal Mount, seat of Wordsworth, 276.

Sackville, sir E. and lord Bruce, duel be-
tween, 225.

Saddles, rules touching, 357.
Sailors, 298.

Saint Giles's bowl, 702.

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Self-devotion, clerical, 536.
Self-esteem, 751.

Selling and buying, 211.

Sensualist and his conscience, 410.

Servants; servant maid's pocket-book, 404;
old and faithful servants, 818.
Servetus and his works, 726.
Session, court of, satire on judges of, 255.
"Shakerley, my aunt," 663.
Shakspeare, Time's rival, 339, 340.
Sham-fights and invasion, 55.

Sheep, their injury to young woods, 324;
superstition touching sheep and mice, 467;
sheep-shearing in Cumberland, 559.
Sheepshanks, Whittle, 267.
Sheriffs, female, 571.

Ships, descent of one over Niagara falls, 531.
Shirley Common, broom-maker's at, 449.
Shirts, wearing two in travelling, 352.

Shuttle, hanging the, 221.

Siam, summer-house in, 253.

Signs; sign-seeking, 412; curious signs, 448,
504, 756.

Silchester, Hants, Roman station, 556.
Simcoe, general, notice of, 422.

Singing, test of excellence of, 210.

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Sir Giles Goosecap," old play, 329.
Skimmington, procession called, 360.
Skipton in Craven. See Craven.
Sleeves, pockets formerly in, 231.
Smith, Thomas, a quack, 722.
Smoking and snuffing, oriental temple for,
673, 679; antiquity of smoking, 771.
Snitzler, an honest organ-builder, 26.
Snuffing and smoking, 673, &c.; Laurence-
kirk snuff-boxes, 680.

Soames, Dr., master of Peterhouse, 264.
Soldiers; a soldier's age, 352; a soldier's
return, 576.

Somerset, proud duke of, 751.
Son, father and, 31.

Sophia Charlotte, sister of Geo. I., 479.
Southey, poet, residence of, 282.
Spa-fields, sketch in, 764.
Spaniards, spare diet of, 772.
Spanish-mysteries, 118; punctilio, 254.
Speculation, folly of, 352.
Spinning, tenuity of, 85.

Spit, movement of to music, 204.
"Spoons, Apostle," 817.

Stanley, Rev. T., rector of Eyam, 629.
Starch-wort, an herb, account of, 369.
"Stare and Gossip, the," 61.
Stars, fixed, the, 375, 795.
Statesmen, model of, 429.

small farming proprietors called,

378.
Statues, stupendous, 823.
Steam-engines, 85.

Steel manufacturers, 600.

Stones, (precious) ancients' imitation of, 745.
Stories, (long) 210.

Storks, habits and treatment of, 464, 564.
Strutt, Mr., new edition of his " Sports and
Pastimes," &c. by editor of the Table
Book, 177.

Stuarts, (The) unfortunate line of, 398.
Summer; summer-house at Siam, 253; sum.
mer showers, an effect of, 253; summer
garden of Peter the Great, 457.
Surgery, skill of the ancients in, 742, 746.
Sweetheart-seeing, 159.

Sympathy, supposed effect of, 354.

Table Book, editor of about to publish a
cheap edition of "Strutt's Sports and Pas-
times," 177; editor's severe domestic afflic
tions, 737.

Table rock at Niagara, 541.

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