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THE

BRITISH ESSAYISTS;

WITH

PREFACES,

HISTORICAL AND BIOGRAPHICAL,

BY

ALEXANDER CHALMERS, A. M.

отсто

VOL. XV.

LONDON:

PRINTED FOR J. JOHNSON, J. NICHOLS, R. BALDWIN, F. AND C, RIVINGTON,

W. OTRIDGE AND SON, W. J. AND J. RICHARDSON, A. STRAHAN, J.
SEWELL, R. FAULDER, G, AND W. NICOL, T. PAYNE, G, AND J. ROBINSON,
W. LOWNDES, G. WILKIE, J. MATHEWS, P, M'QUEEN, OGILVY AND SON,
J. SCATCHERD, J. WALKER, VERNOR AND HOOD, R, LEA, DARTON AND
HARVEY, J. NUNN, LACKINGTON AND CO. D. WALKER, CLARKE AND SON,
G. KEARSLEY, C. LAW, J. WHITE, LONGMAN AND REES, CADELL JUN. AND
DAVIES, J, BARKER, T, KAY, WYNNE AND CO. POTE AND CO, CARPENTER
AND CO. W, MILLER, MURRAY AND HIGHLEY, S, BAGSTER, T. HURST,
T. BOOSEY, R, PHENEY, W.BAYNES, J. HARDING, R. H. EVANS, J. MAWMAN,
AND W, CREECH, EDINBURGH,

14 MAR 1964)

S. HAMILTON, Printer, Falcon-court, Fleet-street, London.

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CONTENTS

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567. Method of political Writers affect-

ing Secrecy; Specimen ............... ADDISON
563. Coffee-house Conversation on the pre-

ceding Paper-The Whole Duty of

Man turned into a Libel...............
569. On Drunkenness..............................
570. On petty Ambition ............... ........ . UNKNOWN
571. Advantages of seeking the Protection

of the Supreme Being .................. ADDISON

572. On Quacks ............

573. Letter from the President of the Club

of Widows ...

........ UNKNOWN

574. Advantages of Content ..................... ADDISON

575. The present Life preparatory to the

Happiness of Eternity ..................

576. On Singularity; the Dread and Affec-

tation of it ............

577. Letter from a Person supposed to be

crazed—Petition of John a Nokes

and Tom a Styles............. ........... UNKNOWN

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