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MURETUS, bow far be imposed on Scaliger, 290. Plato's

and Cicero's opinion of them, ibid. Mysteries, 99, & n.

N.
Nature and truth to be studied, not fashion and custom, 86,

385, 386. Human nature, 68, 69.
Natural character, 30, 31, 68, 69,
Nepenthe, 42, n.
Dution, 229.

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OCTAVIUS, his character, 75, 76, 122,
Omoso?éasula, 12, n. See Rimes.
Ovid, In Metamorp. corrected, 155, 156, n. 305, 306, n.

explained, 325, n.
In Epistol. explained, 180, n.

corrected, 260.
Amor, corrected and explained, 190, 191.
Art. Amat. explained, 307, n,

P.
Palatine library, burnt, 18, n,
Ilaçúcaois, 119, n.
Parodies, 120, n.
TIzzópolov, a fgure ridiculed in Shakespeare, 268. See Al-

literation.' Phallic, 110, & n. Parlacía, a fine instance of that figure, 36, & n. PHILEMON, corrected, 290, n. Piers PlowMAN, cited, 410. PLATO, his opinion of music, 17. His opinion of human

nature, 68, 69. His great art in the suitableness

of character, 70.
His Gorgias explained, 114, 115, 263, 264.

Io cited, 4, n.
Symposium explained, 98, 263.

PLATO,

Plato, bis Minos explained, 106, 107.

Republic corrected, 17, n.

explained, iio, n.
Laws corrected, 281, 282.

explained, 237, 238.
PLATONIUS, corrected, 103, 104, n.
PLAUTUS, explained, 116, 323, n. 344, 357.
Pleasure arising from scene of distress, B. I. Sect. VIII.
Plutarch, pasages explained, 185, 236, 255, n. Core

rected, 191, 192, & n. 219, 220, n. 247, n.
Poet, meaning and force of the word, 135, & n.
lovewv, 135, n.
Probability, poetic, 27, & n. A probable lye, ibid.
PROPERTIUS, explained, 307.
Ilgoo wronoita, beauty of the figure, 84, 85,
Pugillares, 221, n.
Puns, in Shakespeare and in the ancient writers, 258, &c.
Puritans, their tast, and hatred of literature, 16, & n.

Q.
Quail, 182.
Quibble, fee Pun.

R:
Rehearsal (comedy) 120.
Repetition of the same letters in verses, see Alliteration.
Resolution, 32.
RICHARD III, a character not proper for the stage, 67.
Ridicule, proper subjects for it, 112, & n.
Rimes, whether avoided by Homer, Virgil, Milton, 12, 13, n.
Romans, how their government influenced their manners and

learning, 122. Their fall and barbarity, 18. Roman au

thors, 130, n. Hose, under the rose, xlviii.

S. SARESBERIENSIS, Joannes, cited, 18, 19, n. Satyric drama, 100, 101, & n.

SCALIGER,

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SCALIGER imposed on by Muretus, 290, n.
Self-love, 30.
Sentiments, poetic, B. I. Sect. XII.
SexTuS EMPIRICUS, corrected, 114, n.
SHAFTSBURY, Earl, wrongly criticizes Shakespeare, 9. Mif-

taken in his etymolgy of Desdemona, 303. SHAKESPEARE, his learning, pafsim. wherein faulty, 67,

125, 126. His bonest character, B. I. Se&. II. A ftrict ebserver of decorum, 97. His gravity and bumour, 97,

98. His plays explained, defended, corrected. All's well that ends well, corrected, 229, 230. Defended,

xxxiv. Antony and Cleopatra, the character of Mark Antony, and

bis manner of speech, 89, 90. Dramatis perfonde varied from Plutarcb, 302. Papages explained, 187, 188, 327, n. Defended, 200, n. 316, 317, 328, 330, 335, 360. Corre&ted and explained, 183, 184, 235, 236, 246, 247, 248,

249, 254, 255, 275, 276, 333. As you like it, passages explained, 257, 258. Corre&ted,

208, 209, 257, 273, 274. Comedy of errors, passages explained and defended, 146, 147, 323, 324, 326, n. xxxvii.

Corrected, 233, 234• Coriolanus, character of Coriolanus, 78. Palages explain

ed and defended, 163, 170, 171, 328, 329, 331, 351,

Corrected and explained, 208, 211, 212. Cymbeline, pasages explained, 21, 331. Defended and ex

plained, 171, 348. Corrected, 204, 205, 215, 240, 241. Hamlet, the play criticized, 43, &c. In qwbat light the play

introduced before the King, is to be considered, 48, 49, 120,n. Pasages explained, 27, n. 48, 49, n. 320, 321, 322, 327, 343, 345, 395, 396. Explained and corrected, 177, 178,

179, 180, 211, 253, 382, 383. ist Part of K. Henry IV, wrongly so called, 58. Explained and defended, 162, 334, 335, 338, 351, 395. Corrected,

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zd Part of K. Henry IV, wrongly so called, 58. Papages

explained, 77, 78, 150, n. Corre&ted, 240, 274, 380, n. Henry V. Fluellin's character, 72. Passages explained, 90, n.

222. Defended and explained, 149, 150. xli. Correct

ed, 274, 275, 381, n. 406, 407. K. Henry VI, the story faulty, 25, n. 59, 60. Papages

in the first part, explained, 151, 216. Second part, ex

plained, 300, 301. xxi. K. Henry VIII, wrongly called the life of K. Henry VIII, 57

Wherein faulty, ibid. Passages explained and defended, 22, 23, 329, & n. 350. Corrected and explained,

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K. John, wrongly called, The life and death of K. John, 56,

57. Pasages explained and defended, 173, 174. Cor

rested, 252. Julius Caefar, the plot vindicated, 58, 59. Its length of

time, 61, n. The characters, 74, &c. Pasages explained, 78, 79, 186, 187. Definded, 157, 314, 315, 3316 Explained and corrected, 176, n. 229, 244, 245, 246,

258. xiv.

K. Lear, explained and corrected, 195, 196, 199, 203, 235.

Defended, 332. ix, XXV. Pasages explained, 224, 225,

346, 362, 363. xiv, xix, xxv. Love's labour's loft, Spurious, 289. CorreEted, 231, 232. Macbeth, the play criticized, 27, &c. Its length of times,

61, n. The poet's art in deviating from history in the chara&ter of Banquo, 40. Pasages explained, 21, 31, 32, 33, 37, 38, n. 39, n. 41, 42, n. 164, 179, n. 326 Defended and explained, 155, & n. 339, 345. xxii, xxiii,

xlix. Corrected, 34, 204, 277. Measure for Measure, passages -explained, 148, n. 215.

Its unity and moral, 59. Explained and defended, 169, 217, 343, 407. Explained and corrected, 239.

Merchant

Merchant of Venice, the Jeru's character not proper for

the fiage, 67. Pasages explained, 163, 354. Merry Wives of Windsor, passages explained and defended,

161, 323, 380, n. XX, xxxiv. Corrected, 278, 279. A Midsummer Night's Dream, paffages defended, 157, 309,

407. Explained and corrected, 205, 251, 252, 333, 372, n. Ridicules the affectation of repeating the same

letters, 268. Much ado about nothing, passages explained, 212. • Cora

rected, 230, 231, 242. Othello, the play criticized, 51, &c. Pasages explained,

162, 164, 224. Explained and defended, 171, 172, 303,n. 336, n, 341, 342, 355. Explained and corrected, 181, 182, 202, 203, 269, 270, 306. Meaning of the word

Desdemona, 303 K. Richard II, pasages explained and defended, 305, 342. K. Richard III, the character improper for the stage, 67.

Explained and defended, 347, 1. 395. Romeo and Juliet, a play founded upon history, 74. Mer

cutio's character, 91. Pasages explained and defended, 148, 357, n.

Corrected, 243, 244. Taming of a Shrew, passages defended and explained, 169,

170, 304. The Tempest, the unity of its action, 59. Caliban's cha

rafter, 91. Pasages explained, 223, 224, 226, 227, 339. Corrected, 199, 200, 238, 239, 249, 250, 251, 273,

379. Timon of Athens, pasages defended, 311, 362. Corre&ted,

197, 198, 199, 239, 240. Titus Adronicus, Spurious, 284, 285. Troilus and Cressida, pasages explained and corrected, 213,

214, 232, 233, 254. Explained, 148, n. 182, 222, 223, 337 3

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