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Circumstance from which we know Cause 189, 221, 222, 224, 225, 226, 227,
and Effect, 322, 325, 329, &c.

228, 229, 231, 232, 233, 234, 237"
CONNEXION necessary, our Idea of it, 317, 238, 241, 242, 244, 247, 249, 251
318, &c.

406, 445, 492, 499, 500, 501, 525, 527.
Constantine, Emperor, his Innovation, 194. DIOGENES LAERTIUs quoted, 231, 503.
Constitution, British, 18, 34, 35.

Diogenes, the Cynic, his C! aracter, 488,
Contiguity, a Reason of Affociation, 293, 489.
312.

Dion Cassius quoted, 177.
Contract Original, 252, 253, &c. Dionysius Halycarnaflæus quoted, 116, 121,
Conventions, whether the Source of Justice, 226, 239, 497, 502.
474, 475.

Dionysius the Tyrant, his Massacres, 224.)
Conviction, strongest, but not more general,

his Army, 151, 232.
in Theism, 514, 515.

Discretion, its Merit, whence, 441..
Corn distributed in Rome, 240, 241. Division of Property, useful, 221.
Corneille his Character, 117, quoted, 17, 449. Domestic Situation of Antients and Moderns,
Corpus juris civilis quoted, 215, 222.

210, 211.
Courage, how far national, 127,

Dorians and Ionians, 127.
its Merit, whence, 450.

Dryden quoted, 120, 516.
Country Party, 18, 41, 42.

Dutos, Abbe, quoted, 129, 182, 244, 248.
Court Party, 18, 4, 42.

Duelling, 84.
Creation or Form. tion of the World enters
· not into the primitive Religion, 498, 499.

E.
Credit public, its Abuses, 196, 197.
Cromwel, a Saying of his, 34, his Ar- T CLECTICS, a Sect, 75.
my, 233.

L Egyptians, why Persecutors, 510.
CURTIUS, Quintus, quoted, 128, 241, Egyptian Religion, a Difficulty in it, 517.
500, 503

Egyptian Religion and Jewish resembling,
Custom or Habit the Source of experimental 515, 516.
Reasoning. 308.

Elizabeth, Queen, whether her Resurrection
The great Guide of Life, 309. could be proved, 355.
Customs, some remarkable ones, 203, 204. Eloquence, 62, 63.

- - English, 68.
Empires great, destructive, 192.

Energy, its Idea, 318, 319.
T 'ACIER, Monsieur, 30, Madame, ib. English, their national Character, whence,

Datames, the only Barbarian a Ge- 124
neral, 160.

Enthusiasm, defended and explained, 48, 49.
Decency, its Merit, whence, 457.

Envy, whence, 388.
Debe, public, its Advantages, 198.

Epaminondas his Character, 445.
its Disadvantages, 199, 200. Epictetus, his idea of Virtue, 438, his Su-
Deists united with the Independents, 50. perftition, 520.
Delicacy of Passion, how hurtful, 3, 4, 5. Epicurus, his Apology, 358, 359.
of Taste, how advantageous, 3, 4,

Why he took himself to Philosophy,
5, what it is, 138, whence its Merit, 454. 501.
Democracy without a Representative, hurt. The Epicurean, 86.
ful, 12.

Ergailula, very frequent antiently, 211, 217.
DEMOSTHENES lis Character, 66, quoted, Euclid treats not of the Beauty of the Circle,

64, 185, 188, 204, 205, 212, 214, 101.
215, 216, 220, 223, 226, 228, 235, Euripides quoted, 497.
236, 237, 450, 446.

Europe, i:s Advantages from its Situation, 76.
Delire, Averfion, 376.

Evidence, natural and moral, of the same
DIODOR!'S SICULUS his Character, 231. Kind, 333.
----- Superliivous, yet not a Theist, 500. Exchange helps to keep the Ballance of
- -- Quoted, 15, 66, 127, 151, 185, Trade, 181.

Exchange,

Exchange, difficult to know, whether for or Greece, its whole military Force, 239,
againit a Nation, 179.

Numbers of its Inhabitants, 246.
Exiles in Greece, how numerous, 225. Grotius quoted, 475.
EXPERIENCE, Source of all our Reasoning Guelf, and Ghibelline Parties, 27.
with Regard to Fact, 300, &c.

GUICCIARDIN quoted, 38, 160, 433.
Why we reason from Experience, Gustavus Vaza, 42.
102, 393, 332.
- Often the same with what we call

H.
Reason, 308.
Expofing Children, 218, approved by Se-
neca, ibid.

TTANOVER, House of, 45, 46.

M Hardoüen, Pere, quoted, 240. .
F.

Harrington, his Oceana, censured, 272.

~ quoted, 21, 33, 59, 272.
TACT, Matters of, one Object of Rea- Heliogabalus, a conic Stone, 503.
I son, 298, 299,

Henry IV. of France, his Character, 453.
s, violent and bloody, among the an- oa Saying of his, 202.
tients, 223.

Henry the IV th and VIIth of England, their
Fairies modern, equivalent to the vulgar Title, 256.
Deities of Antiquity, 499.

Helvetia, its Inhabitants, 247.
Fame, why defired, 383.

Hereditary Right, how important, 265.
Fenelon, his Ethics, 135.

Heresy, Appellation rests commonly on the
Flattery, its InMuence in Religion, 505.

Side of Reason, Examples, 514.
Flechier, his Character, 67.

Hero-Worship, 503.
Florus, quoted, 217, 218.

HERODIAN quoted, 241, 242, 247, 261,
Flux and Reflux of Theism and Polytheism, 503.
503, 509.

HERODOTUS quoted, 15, 228, 234, 238,
Folard, Chevalier, his Column, 222.

451, 499, 500, 508, 510, 514, 522, 525.
Fontaine, la, quoted, 487.

Hertha, Goddess of the Saxons, 504.
FONTENELLE, Censure of his Pastorals, 117. HESIOD, not a Theilt properly speaking, 500.
- Quoted, 5, 30, 106, 130,

Inconsistency in his Theology, 507.
251, 402, 499.

quoted, 216, 495, 500, 501, 503,
French Man of Merit, 481, 482.

507.
Their first Question with Regard to a Hiero, King of Syracuse, his Policy, 190.
Stranger, 455.

Hirtius quoted, 248.
Fregofi and Adorni, Parties of Genoa, 37. History, the Study of it recommended, 26,
Frugality, its Merit, whence, 442.

27, &c.
Homer, his Character, 138, his Ethics,

135, 451, Unity of his Fable, 297, In-

consistency of his Theology, 507, quoted,
ALLANTRY of Civility, 82.

499, 503, 507.
- of Intrigues, 487.

Homer and Hesiod, canonical Books of an-
Gamesters and Sailors, why superstitious, tient Paganism, 500.
497.

Honesty the best Policy, 466.
Gaul, Number of its Inhabitants, 247. Honor, modern, 84.
Gee, Mr. quoted, 179.

Hope and Fear defended, 376, 377.
General Rules, their Influence, 387, 421. HORACE quoted, 28, 59, 72, 79, 80, 84,
Genoa, its Government and Bank, 16. 117, 145, 213, 214, 242, 244, 378,
Geres immortal, their Faith, 108.
Golden Age not susceptible of Justice, 411. Hortensius de re frumentaria, quoted, 241.
Good Senie, how far essential to Tafte, 142. Hoftis, its Signification in old Latin, 152.
Gorgias Leontinus, his Eloquence, 66. Human Life, general idea of it, no.
Greece, its Advantages from its Situa-

Nature, its Dignity, 53.
tion, 7€.

Humility, its Cautes, 380, 381.

Husbandmen,

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496.

Husbandmen, what Proportion they bear to JUVENAL quoted, 79, 82, 126, 217, 239,
Manufacturers, 150.

244, 248, 405, 521.
Hutchinson, Mr. quoted, 201.
Hyde de Religione veterum Persarum, quoted,

L.
508, 510.

TAMPRIDIUS quoted, 230.

Laws of the twelve Tables, 73.

Laws of Justice, whence derived, 413.
JANSENISTS, their Genius, 51, 352. of Nature, 420.
J Ice, Reports of it not credible to an In- Law, Mr. quoted, 197.
dian, 345.

Lewis XIV. Numbers of his Armies, 160.
Ideas, their Affociation, 292, 293, &c. 312. LIBERTY and NecessITY, a Dispute of
their Origin, 289, 290, &c.

Words, 328, 329.
Idolatry, its Origin from Polytheism, 503. Liberty, civil, its Advantages, 57, 58, &c.
Jesuits, their Refinements, 417.

72, 73.
Jews, their national Character, whence, 123. Liberty of the Press, why peculiar to Great

Reason of their Insurrection, 517. Britain, 6, 7.
Jewish Religion and Egyptian resembling,

-- its Advantages, 7, 8.
515, 516.

Lipfius, Justus, quoted, 216, 240.
Ignorance of Causes Origin of Polytheism, Livy, a fincere Religionist, 519, quoted 16,

37, 124, 151, 185, 189, 220, 222,
Immaculate Conception, a popular Opic 224, 228, 237, 438, 519, 525.
nion, 507.

Locke, Mr. quoted, 59, 262, 292, 315,
Immortality of the Soul, on what founded, 319, 324, 38c.
361, 362.

LONGINUS quoted, 63, 66, 449, 499.
Impiety of popular Religions, 521, 522. . Louveitein Party in Holland, 42.
Impressions, what, 290.

Love and Hatred, whence derived, 387.
Impotence and Barrenness, 445.

Lucan quoted, 217.
Incest, whence its Crime, 421.

LUCIAN quoted, 107, 109, 219, 237, 251,
Independants, their Genius, 49:

349, 357, 414, 482, 499, 500, 519,
Indian justly incredulous with Regard to 522, 523.
Ice, 345.

LUCRETIUS, his Character, 117, quoted,
Industry, its Merit, whence, 442.

28, 79, 354, 503.
Instructions to Members, 21, 22.

Luxury, its different Senses, 157, its Ad-
Interest private, how far the Foundation of vantages, 158, 159, its Disadvantages,
. Government, 20, public, ibid.

163, 164, &c.
Interest its Lowness, whence, 172, 173; Luxurious Ages most happy, 158, 159, moft:
u'eful, 176.

virtuous, ibid.
Johnson, Ben, his Character, 219.

Lysias, Genius of his Eloquence, 69,
Ionians and Dorians, Tribes of Greeks, 127. quoted, 223, 228, 232, 234, 235, 2373
Josephus quoted, 242, 249.
Joy, Grief, explained, 376.
Iphicrates, a Saying of his, 456.
ISOCRATEs quoted, 214, 225, 226, 237.
Ireland, factious, 224.

M ACHIAVEL, his Reflection on Chri-
Irish, their Idea of Merit, 451.

W ftianity, 512, quoted, 15, 16, 57,
Italians, Cause of their Effeminacy, 161. 145, 273, 4.11, 512.
Italy, antient and modern, Number of Inha- Nagians, their Faith, 509.
bitant3, 248.

Maillet, Monsieur, his Account of Egypt, .
Julian quoted, 232.

quoted, 218, 246.
Justice, Source of its Merit, 408, farther Malebranche, quoted, 324, 416.
explained, 473:

Malice, whence it is derived, 388.
Juitin quoted, 238, 243.

Mandeville, Dr. quoted, 163.
Justinian quoted, 85.

Manilius quoted, 499.

Niarcellinus,

486.

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Alarcellinus, Ammianus, quoted, 242. Neri, and Bianchi, Parties in Florence, 37.
MARTIAL quoted, 214, 217, 2+3, 487. Newton, Sir Isaac, bis Rule of philofo-
Mary, Virgin, became a Deity among the phizing, 419.
Catholics, 506.

Newton, Locke, Clarke, Arians, and fin-
Massacres, ancient, enumerated from Diodo cere, 521.
rus Siculus, 224.

Nicholas, Saint, became a Deity among the
Mathematics, their Foundation, 371, their Muscoviles, 505. .
Advantages, 217.

Nisus, or strong Endeavor, not the Origin
Maurice, Prince of Orange, bis aying, 4:6, of the Idea of Power, 321.
Melon, Monsieur, quotes, 15" 17, 95. Northern Nations their Swarms, no Proof of
Memory, iis venit, v. hence derived. 4 3. Populousness, 246,
Menander, qui toit, 120.

Numatianus, Claudius Rutlius, his Con-
Merit, perso' a', how the Cbject of Pril. 381. tempt of the Jewish, and consequently of
- delineaied, 458, 459. ire

the Christian Religion, 517.
Metaphysics, what, 285, 26
Milton, the Unity of his Fable, 297 .
Mine, Thine, 415.

- BEDIENCE, passive, 263, 264..
MIRACLES, on what their Evidence is

Obligation, interested, to Virtue, 464,
founded, 343, 314.

4 5.
defined, 346, one mentioned by Olympiodorus, quoted, 240.
De Retz, 351.

Opinion, the real Foundation of Governo
Mixture of Affections, 379.

ment, 20.
Modesty, whence its Merit, 455.

Optimates and Populares, Parties of Rome,41.
Moliere, 85.

Orange, Family of, their Partizans, 42.
Molinills, their Genius, 51, 352.

Oratoribus, Dialog. de, quoted, 126,
Monarchy, elective, hereditary, which pre Ostracism of Athens, Petalism of Syracuse,
ferable, 13.

188.
Monarchy and Republic, their Advantages Ovid quoted, 4, 71, 79, 211, 245, 246,
and Disadvantages, with regard to the

499, 500, 524.
Arts, 77, 78.

P.
Money, its continued Encrease advantageous,
166, 167.

DAINTERS, modern, unhappy in their
its Diffusion advantageous, 118,169. 1 Subjects, 13.3.
Montaigne quoted, 456.

Paper Credit and Banks, whether advan-
MONTESQUIEU quoted, 114, 209, 249,415. tageous, 165, 183, 184.
Monumentum Ancyrianum quoted, 240.

Paris, L'Abbe de, his Miracles, 351, 352.
Morals, their Standard, 135.

Parliament, how far it should be independent,
not fluctuating, 483, 484.

29, 30, &c.
Morality hurt by popular Religions, 525, 526. Parnel, Dr, his Character, 113, quoted, 115.
Moral Causes have chief Influence on Popu- Parties in general, 36, personal, 37, real,
loufness, 210.

38, 39.
Motte, Monsieur la, quoted, 30, 52.

of Great Britain, Al, 42.'
Muscovites, their Manners, 83.

Pascal, his Character, 488,489, quoted, 353.
Passions, their Kinds, 376, their Objects

and Causes, 379

PATERCULUS quoted, 135, 232, 248.
MATATURE, State of, described, 411, Pathetic and Sublime, 453.
:IV imaginary, 112.

Patru, his Character, 67.
Natural, in what Sense Justice natural, 475. Pausanias, quoted, 238.
Navigation, antient, how imperfect, 229, Pay, Proportion between Officers and Sol-
242, 24.

diers antiently, 220.
NECESSITY, its Definition, 329, 330, 337. Pericles, his Eloquence, 6n.
Negroes, their Character, 125.

Peripatetics, their Mediums, 439.
Nepos, Cornelius, quoted, 2 4.

Persecution, whence derived, 39, 40, na-

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417.

turally, attends the Principle of Unity of Prejudice, how hurtful to Talle, 141,
God, 509.

Presbyterians, their Character, 43, 49.
Persia, antient, whether poffesed of an Arif- Presence, real, 514.
- tocracy, 15.

Presling Seamen, 207,
Personify, to, natural, and the Origin of Po. Priest, his Character, 120.
lytheism, 496.

Priests, their Origin, 49.
Petrarch quoted, 146.

Prior, Mr. quoted, 87.
Petronius quoted, 146, 214, 245, 485.
Phædrus quoted, 80, 81, 421.

Probability, what, 315, 344.
Philip of Macedon, his Character in De Promise, what and whence its Obligation,
mosthenes, 450.
his Occupation in the infernal

not the Origin of Government, 253.
Regions, 107.

Proof, what, 315, 341.
Philip II. of Spain, 61.

Property, its Equality impracticable, 414,
Philosophy the two kinds of it, the obvious defined, 416.
and abitruse, 283.

me why the Source of Pride, 382.
Physical Causes, their small Influence on Po. Protestant Succeslion its Advantages and Dil-
pulousness, 208, 209.

advantages, 265.
Pindar, his Scholiast quoted, 236.

Providence, particular, on what founded, 361.
Plato quoted, 29, 58, 196, 234, 238, Provinces, under what Government most op-

262, 411, 421, 439, 484, 501, 520, 521. presled, 13.
Platonist, 95.

Pyrrhus, h s Saying of the Romans, 160.
Plautus quoted, 235.
Pliny the Elder quoted, 40, 83, 132, 171,

Q.
185, 217, 221, 241, 242, 243, 249, 494,
425, 510, 518.
- A Passage of his examined, 239.

UAKERS, their Character, 49, 50.
PLINY the Younger, his House, 239, quoted,

Quinctilian quoted, 63, 65, 118,
83, 178, 502.

430, 456, 519.
PLUTARCH quoted, 80, 81, 106, 107, 109,
123, 128, 166, 179, 196, 204, 205, 211,

R.
215, 217, 218, 219, 221, 222, 224, 227,
232, 233, 234, 236, 238, 248, 250, 251, D ACINE, his Character, 117, quoted,
385, 405, 421, 431, 450, 484, 503, 510, Il 146, 353.
512, 522.

Raleigh, Sir Walter, quoted, 267.
- A Paslage of his examined, 249. Ramsay, Chevalier, quoted, 523.
Politeness, whence its Merit, 454.

Reason, when it influences Action, only
Politics, a Science, 11, 12, &c.

a cooler Passion, 891.
Political Customs of Antients and Moderns

how far the Source of Morals, 39.7.
compared, 219.

Reason and Talte, their Boundaries, 472.
Pollia and Papiria, Roman Tribes, their Ani Reason more precarious than Taste, 143.
mosity, 37

Reasons of State, 420.
POLYBIUS quoted, 14, 32, 80, 152, 171, Refinement in what Respect useful, 170.

185, 189, 190, 220, 222, 232, 236, 237, Regnard, hisVoyage to Lapland, quoted, 499.
238, 243, 245, 246, 250, 256, 425, 437, Relations of Ideas, one Object of Reason,
438, 443.

298.
Polygamy, its Disadvantages, 110.

Religion, two principal Questions with regard
Polytheism, the primitive Religion, 492. Its to it, 491.
Origin, 494.

its first Principles, not primary but
Pompey, his Superstition, 517.

secondary, 492.
Pope, Mr. his Character, 117, quoted, II, Resemblance, a Source of Association, 293,
52, 106, 115, 280.

312.
Power, what its Idea, 318, 326.

Retz, Cardinal de, quoted, 34, 67, 277,
Practice, how useful to Taste, 140.

351.
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