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L O N D ON:
Printed for T. Longman, B. White and Son, B. Law, J. Dodfley, H Baldwill,

J. Robson, J. Johnson, C. Dilly, T. Vernor, G. G. J. and J. Robinsol,
T. Cadell, J. Nichols, R. Baldwin, N. Conant, P. Elmfly, F. and C.
Rivington, T. Payne, W. Goldsmith, R. Faulder, _Leigh and Sotheby,
G. Nicol, J. Murray, A. Stralian, W. Lowndes, T. Evans, W. Bent,
S. Hayes, G. and T. Wilkie, T. and J. Egerton, W. Fox, P. M'Queen,
Ogilvie aud Speare, Darton an. Harvey, G. and C. Kearley, W. Millar,

B. C. Collins, and E. Newbery.

M DCC XCII.

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I IDLER's character.
2 Invitation to correspondents.
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Idler's reason for writing. 4

Charities and hospitals. 5 Proposal for a female army. 6 Lady's performance on horseback. 7

Scheme for news-writers. 8 Plan of military discipline. 9 Progress of idleness. 10 Political credulity. 11 Discourses on the weather. 12 Marriages why advertised. 13 The imaginary housewife. 14 Robbery of time. 15 Treacle's complaint of his wife. 16 Drugget's retirement. 17 Expedients of Idlers. 18 Drugget vindicated. 19 Wbirler's character. 20 Louisbourg's history, 21 Linger's history of listlessness. 22 Imprisonment of debtors. 23 Uncertainty of friendship. 24 Man does not always think. 25 New actors on the theatre. 26 Betty Broom's history. 27 Power of habits.

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28 Wedding day-Grocer's wife-Chairman.
24 Betty Broom's history.
30 Corruption of news-writers.
31 Disguises of idleness. Sobor's character.
32 Sleep.
33 Journal of a fellow of a college.
34 Punch and conversation,
35

Auction hunter.
36 The terrifick diction.
37 Iron and gold.
38 Debtors in prifon.
39 The bracelet.
40 Art of advertising.
41 On the death of a friend.
42 Perdita's complaint of her father.
43 Monitions on the flight of time.
44 Use of memory.
45 Portraits defended.
46 Molly Quick's complaint of her mistress.
47 Deborah Ginger's account of city wits.
48 The bustles of idleness.
49 Marvel's journey.
50 Marvel paralleled.
54 Domestick greatness unattainable,
52 Self-denial necessary.
53 Mischiefs of good company.
54 Mrs. Savecharge's complaint.
55 Author's mortifications.
56 Virtuosos whimsical.
57 Character of Sophron the prudent.
58 Expectations of pleasure frustrated.
59 Books fall into neglect.
60 Minim the critick.
61 Minim the critick,
62 Ranger's account of the vanity of riches.
63 Progress of arts and language.
64 Ranger's complaint concluded.
65 Fate of posthumous works,

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