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No 1 Saturday, November 5, 1720 Reasons To Prove That We Are In No Danger Of Losing Gibraltar (Gordon)No 2 Saturday, November 12, 1720 The Fatal Effects Of The SouthSea Scheme, And The Necessity Of Punishing The Directors (Gordon)No 3 Saturday, November 19, 1720 The Pestilent Conduct Of The SouthSea Directors, With The Reasonable Prospect Of Publick Justice (Gordon)No 4 Saturday, November 26, 1720 Against False Methods Of Restoring Publick Credit (Gordon)No 5 Saturday, December 3, 1720 A Further Call For Vengeance Upon The SouthSea Plunderers; With A Caution Against False Patriots (Gordon)No 6 Saturday, December 10, 1720 How Easily The People Are Bubbled By Deceivers Further Caution Against Deceitful Remedies For The Publick Sufferings From The Wicked Execution Of The SouthSea Scheme (Gordon)No 7 Saturday, December 17, 1720 Further Cautions About New Schemes For Publick Redress (Gordon)No 8 Saturday, December 24, 1720 The Arts Of Able Guilty Ministers To Save Themselves The Wise And Popular Conduct Of Queen Elizabeth Towards Publick Harpies; With The Application (Gordon)No 9 Saturday, December 31, 1720 Against The Projected Union Of The Three Great Companies; And Against Remitting To The SouthSea Company Any Part Of Their Debt To The Publick (Trenchard)No 10 Tuesday, January 3, 1721 The Iniquity Of Late And New Projects About The SouthSea Considered How Fatally They Affect The Publick (Trenchard And Gordon)No 11 Saturday, January 7, 1721 The Justice And Necessity Of Punishing Great Crimes, Though Committed Against No Subsisting Law Of The State (Gordon)No 12 Saturday, January 14, 1721 Of Treason All Treasons Not To Be Found In Statutes The Right Of The Legislature To Declare Treasons (Trenchard)No 13 Saturday, January 21, 1721 The Arts Of Misleading The People By Sounds (Trenchard)No 14 Saturday, January 28, 1721 The Unhappy State Of Despotick Princes, Compared With The Happy Lot Of Such As Rule By Settled Laws How The Latter, By Abusing Their Trust, May Forfeit Their Crown (Trenchard)No 15 Saturday, February 4, 1721 Of Freedom Of Speech That The Same Is Inseparable From Publick Liberty (Gordon)No 16 Saturday, February 11, 1721 The Leaders Of Parties, Their Usual Views Advice To All Parties To Be No Longer Misled (Gordon)No 17 Saturday, February 18, 1721 What Measures Are Actually Taken By Wicked And Desperate Ministers To Ruin And Enslave Their Country (Trenchard)No 18 Saturday, February 25, 1721 The Terrible Tendency Of Publick Corruption To Ruin A State, Exemplified In That Of Rome, And Applied To Our Own (Trenchard)No 19 Saturday, March 4, 1721 The Force Of Popular Affection And Antipathy To Particular Men How Powerfully It Operates, And How Far To Be Regarded (Gordon)No 20 Saturday, March 11, 1721 Of Publick Justice, How Necessary To The Security And WellBeing Of A State, And How Destructive The Neglect Of It To The British Nation Signal Instances Of It (Trenchard)No 21 Saturday, March 18, 1721 A Letter From John Ketch, Esq Asserting His Right To The Necks Of The OverGrown Brokers (Gordon)No 22 Saturday, March 25, 1721 The Judgment Of The People Generally Sound, Where Not Misled With The Importance And Probability Of Bringing Over Mr Knight (Trenchard And Gordon)No 23 Saturday, April 1, 1721 A Memorable Letter From Brutus To Cicero, With An Explanatory Introduction (Gordon)No 24 Saturday, April 8, 1721 Of The Natural Honesty Of The People, And Their Reasonable Demands How Important It Is To Every Government To Consult Their Affections And Interest (Gordon)No 25 Saturday, April 15, 1721 Considerations On The Destructive Spirit Of Arbitrary Power With The Blessings Of Liberty, And Our Own Constitution (Gordon)No 26 Saturday, April 22, 1721 The Sad Effects Of General Corruption, Quoted From Algernon Sidney, Esq (Gordon)No 27 Saturday, April 29, 1721 General Corruption, How Ominous To The Publick, And How Discouraging To Every Virtuous Man With Its Fatal Progress Whenever Encouraged (Gordon)No 28 Saturday, May 6, 1721 A Defence Of Cato Against His Defamers (Gordon)No 29 Saturday, May 13, 1721 Reflections Occasioned By An Order Of Council For Suppressing Certain Impious Clubs That Were Never Discovered (Gordon)No 30 Saturday, May 20, 1721 An Excellent Letter From Brutus To Atticus; With An Explanatory Introduction (Gordon)No 31 Saturday, May 27, 1721 Considerations On The Weakness And Inconsistencies Of Human Nature (Gordon)No 32 Saturday, June 10, 1721 Reflections Upon Libelling (Gordon)No 33 Saturday, June 17, 1721 Cautions Against The Natural Encroachments Of Power (Gordon)No 34 Saturday, June 24, 1721 Of Flattery (Gordon)No 35 Saturday, July 1, 1721 Of Publick Spirit (Gordon)No 36 Saturday, July 8, 1721 Of Loyalty (Gordon)No 37 Saturday, July 15, 1721 Character Of A Good And Of An Evil Magistrate, Quoted From Algernon Sidney, Esq (Gordon)No 38 Saturday, July 22, 1721 The Right And Capacity Of The People To Judge Of Government (Gordon)No 39 Saturday, July 29, 1721 Of The Passions; That They Are All Alike Good Or All Alike Evil, According As They Are Applied (Gordon)No 40 Saturday, August 5, 1721 Considerations On The Restless And Selfish Spirit Of Man (Gordon)No 41 Saturday, August 19, 1721 The Emperor Galba'S Speech To Piso, With An Introduction (Gordon)No 42 Saturday, August 26, 1721 Considerations On The Nature Of Laws (Gordon)No 43 Saturday, September 2, 1721 The Natural Passion Of Men For Superiority (Gordon)No 44 Saturday, September 9, 1721 Men Not Ruled By Principle, But By Passion (Gordon)No 45 Saturday, September 16, 1721 Of The Equality And Inequality Of Men (Gordon)No 46 Saturday, September 23, 1721 Of The False Guises Which Men Put On, And Their Ill Effect (Gordon)No 47 Saturday, October 7, 1721 Of The Frailty And Uncertainty Of Human Judgment (Gordon)No 48 Saturday, October 14, 1721 The General Unhappy State Of The World, Ftom The Baseness And Iniquity Of Its Governors In Most Countries (Gordon)No 49 Saturday, October 21, 1721 Of The Power Of Prejudice (Gordon)No 50 Saturday, October 28, 1721 An Idea Of The Turkish Government, Taken From Sir Paul Ricaut (Gordon)No 51 Saturday, November 4, 1721 Popularity No Proof Of Merit (Gordon)No 52 Saturday, November Ii, 1721 Of Divine Judgments; The Wickedness And Absurdity Of Applying Them To Men And Events (Gordon)No 53 Saturday, November 18, 1721 Dr Prideaux'S Reasoning About The Death Of Cambyses, Examined; Whether The Same Was A Judgment For His Killing The Egyptian God Apis (Gordon)No 54 Saturday, November 25, 1721 The Reasoning Of Dr Prideaux About The Fate Of Brennus The Gaul, And Of His Followers, Examined; Whether The Same Was A Judgment For An Intention To Plunder The Temple Of Delphos (Gordon)No 55 Saturday, December 2, 1721 The Lawfulness Of Killing Julius Caesar Considered, And Defended, Against Dr Prideaux (Gordon)No 56 Saturday, December 9, 1721 A Vindication Of Brutus, For Having Killed Caesar (Gordon)No 57 Saturday, December 16, 1721 Of False Honour, Publick And Private (Gordon)No 58 Saturday, December 23, 1721 Letter From A Lady, With An Answer, About Love, Marriage, And Settlements (A Woman, Trenchard, And Gordon)No 59 Saturday, December 30, 1721 Liberty Proved To Be The Unalienable Right Of All Mankind (Trenchard)No 60 Saturday, January 6, 1722 All Government Proved To Be Instituted By Men, And Only To Intend The General Good Of Men (Trenchard)No 61 Saturday, January 13, 1722 How Free Governments Are To Be Framed So As To Last, And How They Differ From Such As Are Arbitrary (Trenchard)No 62 Saturday, January 20, 1722 An Enquiry Into The Nature And Extent Of Liberty; With Its Loveliness And Advantages, And The Vile Effects Of Slavery (Gordon)No 63 Saturday, January 27, 1722 Civil Liberty Produces All Civil Blessings, And How; With The Baneful Nature Of Tyranny (Gordon)No 64 Saturday, February 3, 1722 Trade And Naval Power The Offspring Of Civil Liberty Only, And Cannot Subsist Without It (Trenchard)No 65 Saturday, February 10, 1722 Military Virtue Produced And Supported By Civil Liberty Only (Gordon)No 66 Saturday, February 17, 1722 Arbitrary Government Proved Incompatible With True Religion, Whether Natural Or Revealed (Gordon)No 67 Saturday, February 24, 1722 Arts And Sciences The Effects Of Civil Liberty Only, And Ever Destroyed Or Oppressed By Tyranny (Gordon)No 68 Saturday, March 3, 1722 Property And Commerce Secure In A Free Government Only; With The Consuming Miseries Under Simple Monarchies (Gordon)No 69 Saturday, March 10, 1722 Address To The Freeholders, &C About The Choice Of Their Representatives (Trenchard)No 70 Saturday, March 17, 1722 Second Address To The Freeholders, &C Upon The Same Subject(Gordon)No 71 Saturday, March 31, 1722 Polite Arts And Learning Naturally Produced In Free States, And Marred By Such As Are Not Free (Gordon)No 72 Saturday, April 7, 1722 In Absolute Monarchies The Monarch Seldom Rules, But His Creatures Instead Of Him That Sort Of Government A Gradation Of Tyrants (Gordon)No 73 Saturday, April 21, 1722 A Display Of Tyranny, Its Destructive Nature, And Tendency To Dispeople The Earth (Gordon)No 74 Saturday, April 28, 1722 The Vanity Of Conquerors, And The Calamities Attending Conquests (Gordon)No 75 Saturday, May 5, 1722 Of The Restraints Which Ought To Be Laid Upon Publick Rulers (Gordon)No 76 Saturday, May 12, 1722 The Same Subject Continued (Gordon)No 77 Saturday, May 19, 1722 Of Superstitious Fears, And Their Causes Natural And Accidental (Trenchard)No 78 Saturday, May 26, 1722 The Common Notion Of Spirits, Their Power And Feats, Exposed (Trenchard)No 79 Saturday, June 2, 1722 A Further Detection Of The Vulgar Absurdities About Ghosts And Witches (Trenchard)No 80 Saturday, June 9, 1722 That The Two Great Parties In England Do Not Differ So Much As They Think In Principles Of Politicks (Trenchard)No 81 Saturday, June 16, 1722 The Established Church Of England In No Danger From Dissenters (Trenchard)No 82 Saturday, June 23, 1722 The Folly And Characters Of Such As Would Overthrow The Present Establishment (Trenchard)No 83 Saturday, June 30, 1722 The Vain Hopes Of The Pretender And His Party (Trenchard)No 84 Saturday, July 7, 1722 Property The First Principle Of Power The Errors Of Our Princes Who Attended Not To This (Trenchard)No 85 Saturday, July 14, 1722 Britain Incapable Of Any Government But A Limited Monarchy; With The Defects Of A Neighbouring Republick (Trenchard)No 86 Saturday, July 21, 1722 The Terrible Consequences Of A War To England, And Reasons Against Engaging In One (Trenchard)No 87 Saturday, July 28, 1722 Gold And Silver In A Country To Be Considered Only As Commodities (Trenchard)No 88 Saturday, August 4, 1722 The Reasonableness And Advantage Of Allowing The Exportation Of Gold And Silver, With The Impossibility Of Preventing The Same (Trenchard)No 89 Saturday, August 11, 1722 Every Man'S True Interest Found In The General Interest How Little This Is Considered (Trenchard)No 90 Saturday, August 18, 1722 Monopolies And Exclusive Companies, How Pernicious To Trade (Trenchard)No 91 Saturday, August 25, 1722 How Exclusive Companies Influence And Hurt Our Government (Trenchard)No 92 Saturday, September 1, 1722 Against The Petition Of The SouthSea Company, For A Remittance Of Two Millions Of Their Debt To The Publick (Trenchard)No 93 Saturday, September 8, 1722 An Essay Upon Heroes (Gordon)No 94 Saturday, September 15, 1722 Against Standing Armies (Trenchard And Gordon)No 95 Saturday, September 22, 1722 Further Reasonings Against Standing Armies (Trenchard)No 96 Saturday, September 29, 1722 Of Parties In England; How They Vary, And Interchange Characters, Just As They Are In Power, Or Out Of It, Yet Still Keep Their Former Names (Gordon)No 97 Saturday, October 6, 1722 How Much It Is The Interest Of Governors To Use The Governed Well; With An Enquiry Into The Causes Of Disaffection In England (Trenchard)No 98 Saturday, October 13, 1722 Address To The Members Of The House Of Commons (Trenchard)No 99 Saturday, October 20, 1722 The Important Duty Of Attendance In Parliament, Recommended To The Members (Gordon)No 100 Saturday, October 27, 1722 Discourse Upon Libels (Trenchard)No 101 Saturday, November 3, 1722 Second Discourse Upon Libels (Trenchard)No 102 Saturday, November 10, 1722 The Contemptibleness Of Grandeur Without Virtue (Trenchard)No 103 Saturday, November 17, 1722 Of Eloquence, Considered Politically (Trenchard)No 104 Saturday, November 24, 1722 Of Eloquence, Considered Philosophically (Gordon)No 105 Saturday, December 1, 1722 Of The Weakness Of The Human Mind; How Easily It Is Misled (Trenchard)No 106 Saturday, December 8, 1722 Of Plantations And Colonies (Trenchard)No 107 Saturday, December 15, 1722 Of Publick Credit And Stocks (Trenchard)No 108 Saturday, December 22, 1722 Inquiry Into The Source Of Moral Virtues (Trenchard)No 109 Saturday, December 29, 1722 Inquiry Into The Origin Of Good And Evil (Trenchard)No 110 Saturday, January 5, 1723 Of Liberty And Necessity (Trenchard)No 111 Saturday, January 12, 1723 The Same Subject Continued (Trenchard)No 112 Saturday, January 19, 1723 Fondness For Posterity Nothing Else But SelfLove Such As Are Friends To Publick Liberty, Are The Only True Lovers Of Posterity (Trenchard)No 113 Saturday, January 26, 1723 Letter To Cato, Concerning His Many Adversaries And Answerers (Gordon)No 114 Saturday, February 2, 1723 The Necessary Decay Of Popish States Shewn From The Nature Of The Popish Religion (Trenchard)No 115 Saturday, February 9, 1723 The Encroaching Nature Of Power, Ever To Be Watched And Checked (Trenchard)No 116 Saturday, February 16, 1723 That Whatever Moves And Acts, Does So Mechanically And Necessarily (Trenchard)No 117 Saturday, February 23, 1723 Of The Abuse Of Words, Applied More Particularly To The Covetous Man And The Bigot (Gordon)No 118 Saturday, March 2, 1723 Free States Vindicated From The Common Imputation Of Ingratitude (Gordon)No 119 Saturday, March 9, 1723 The Same Subject Continued (Gordon)No 120 Saturday, March 16, 1723 Of The Proper Use Of Words (Trenchard)No 121 Saturday, March 23, 1723 Of Good Breeding (Gordon)No 122 Saturday, March 30, 1723 Inquiry Concerning The Operations Of The Mind Of Man, And Those Of Other Animals (Trenchard)No 123 Saturday, April 6, 1723 Inquiry Concerning Madness, Especially Religious Madness, Called Enthusiasm (Gordon)No 124 Saturday, April 13, 1723 Further Reasonings Upon Enthusiasm (Trenchard)No 125 Saturday, April 20, 1723 The Spirit Of The Conspirators, Accomplices With Dr Atterbury, In 1723, Considered And Exposed (Gordon)No 126 Saturday, April 27, 1723 Address To Those Of The Clergy Who Are Fond Of The Pretender And His Cause (Gordon)No 127 Saturday, May 4, 1723 The Same Address Continued (Gordon)No 128 Saturday, May 11, 1723 Address To Such Of The Laity As Are Followers Of The Disaffected Clergy, And Of Their Accomplices (Trenchard)No 129 Saturday, May 18, 1723 The Same Address Continued (Gordon)No 130 Saturday, May 25, 1723 The Same Address Continued (Trenchard)No 131 Saturday, June 1, 1723 Of Reverence True And False (Gordon)No 132 Saturday, June 8, 1723 Inquiry Into The Doctrine Of Hereditary Right (Trenchard)No 133 Saturday, June 15, 1723 Of Charity, And CharitySchools (Trenchard)No 134 Saturday, June 29, 1723 What Small And Foolish Causes Often Misguide And Animate The Multitude (Gordon)No 135 Saturday, July 6, 1723 Inquiry Into The Indelible Character Claimed By Some Of The Clergy (Gordon)No 136 Saturday, July 13, 1723 The Popish Hierarchy Deduced In A Great Measure From That Of The Pagans (Trenchard)No 137 Saturday, July 20, 1723 Of The Different And Absurd Notions Which Men Entertain Of God (Trenchard)No 138 Saturday, July 27, 1723 Cato'S Farewell (Trenchard And Gordon)