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433, 522

France and the French, Johnson's opinion
of, II. 251, 480

Frederick the Great, Johnson's criticism
on, I. 269

Frenchman, difference between an English-
man and a, II. 326

story of his ghost, II. 249
Friendship, I. 182; II. 208, 274
Frisick language, less cultivated than

any of the Northern dialects, I. 296
Future state of man, I. 418-420; II. 223

GAMING, I. 427; II. 18
Garrick, David, Johnson's opinion of him,
etc., I. 39, 49, 51, 54, 55, 61, 105, 114,
135, 160, 183, 198, 243, 247, 299, 361,
368, 533-534, 612, 629; II. 35, 49, 50,
134, 135, 190-191, 274, 275, 320, 384,
471, 485

anecdotes of, 52, 54 n., 84, 97, 146,
148, 361, 364, 463; II. 25, 187, 322, 323,

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George II., I. 544

Ghosts, I. 251-252, 429, 433; II., 167, 213,
381

Gibbon, Edward, Esq., I. 547, 559; II.
368
Goldsmith, Dr. Oliver, character of, I. 253,
255 seq.; II. 121, 194-195, 229

anecdotes of, I. 126, 256-258, 260, 262,
273 n., 339, 363-364, 435, 452, 455, 461,
462, 466, 470, 482, 484-485, 486-487, 554 ;
II. 27, 334, 393, 438, 444

Johnson's opinion of him and his
works, I. 253, 313, 343, 431-432, 441, 456,
468, 469-470, 472; II. 123, 178, 182, 331,
336

his bon mots on Johnson, I. 354, 466
his death, I. 501-502

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Guardians to children, instructions relative
to appointment of, II. 284

Guthrie, William, Esq., I. 64, 345

Habeas Corpus, I. 358

Habits, early, not conquerable without un-
remitting exertion, I. 559

Hailes, Lord (Sir David Dalrymple, Bart.),
his and Johnson's opinion of each other,
I. 268, 279

his "Annals of Scotland," II. 39
Hall, Mrs., II. 380, 381

Happiness, I. 113, 211, 315, 441, 549; II.
7, 36, 177

in a future state, II. 207, 208, 210
Hastings, Warren, Esq., character of, II
361

Johnson's letters to, II. 363, 364, 365
his letter to author, II. 361
Hawkesworth, Dr., I. 111, 138, 143, 149
his voyages, I. 478
Hawkins, Sir John, I. 111

119

remarks on his life of Johnson, I. 6,

contradicted and corrected, I. 70 n.,
80, 94 m., 119, 122 n., 137, 138, 142, 174 N.,
188, 206 m., 257, 298, 340; II. 577, 595
Hebrides, Johnson's journey to, and "Ac-
count of," I. 500, 502, 507, 517, 530, 557;
II. 73, 103, 127, 216, 453

a great deal in it that the world did
not know before, II. 232

Hector, Mr. Edmund, I. 19, 20, 24 N., 47,
91, 95, 625, etc.; II. 580, 582

Hell, paved with good intentions, I. 555
Hervey, Hon. Henry, I. 57

Hervey, Hon. Thomas, I. 334

History and historians, I. 268, 361, 440,
558-559

Homer, I. 395

critiques on, II. 141, 236, 237, 338
Horace, his odes cannot be perfectly
translated, II. 253, 466

Hospitality, II. 328, 469

promiscuous, does not procure lasting
regard, I. 422

in London, I. 460

Hume, David, his style french, I. 272
his scepticism, I. 275, 288, 615; II.

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Infidelity and infidels, I. 362, 554, 615;

II. 37

conjugal, II. 288

Inquisition, I. 289

Intoxication, I. 611

Intuition and sagacity, II. 548

Ireland and the Irish, I. 195, 483-484, 522;
II. 291

"Irene," Johnson's tragedy of, I. 27, 57-
61, 86-87, 116

acted, 114-115
Irish language, II. 171

JACOBITE, Johnson's ingenious defence of
that character, I. 267

Jacobitism, Johnson's, I. 266-267

James, Dr. Robert, his "Medicinal Dic-
tionary," I. 92

Jenyns, Soame, his "Origin of Evil," I.

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school, I. 41

removes to Birmingham, I. 42
marries Mrs. Porter, I. 50
opens an academy at Edial. I. 51
goes to London with Garrick, I. 54
a writer in "The Gentleman's Maga-
zine," I. 62, etc.

- endeavours to get the degree of A. M.
to get a school, I. 73-74

his distressed circumstances, I. 94-95
loses his wife, I. 138

his extreme grief for her loss, I. 139,
144, 166, 182

composes her funeral sermon, I. 143
visits Oxford, I. 160

obtains his degree of A.M. from that
University, I. 165

his letters on that occurrence, I. 167
seq.

the diploma, I. 169-170

declines taking holy orders, I. 194
loses his mother, I. 206
obtains a pension, I. 231 seq.
visits Cambridge, I. 303
created LL.D. by Trinity College,
Dublin, I. 304

his interview with the King, 334-338
-appointed Professor of Ancient
Literature in the Royal Academy, I. 355
endeavours to get into Parliament,
I. 400 seg.

visits the Hebrides, I. 491

visits Wales, I. 502 seq.

created D.C. L. by Oxford University,

1. 537.

visits France, I. 571

Johnson, Dr. Samuel.

his account of it, I. 574-586
his paralytic stroke, II. 473 474
his various disorders, II. 482
his visit to Oxford, II. 515 seq.
proposed tour to Italy for his health,
II. 544, 550

his visit to Staffordshire and Derby-
shire, II. 561 seq.

his visit to Lichfield, II. 578

progress of his dissolution, II. 584 seq.
his will, II. 600

his burning his MSS., II. 601
his death, II. 609
his last words, II. 609
his funeral, II. 611
monument to, II. 612
portraits of, II. 612
Appearance, character, etc.
candour, II. 449, 481
courage, I. 516-517
extraordinary memory, I. 15
fear of death. See Death
general description, II. 614 seq.
habit of talking to himself, I. 300
his attention to small things,

II. 448

humanity, II. 540

kindness to animals, II. 451-452
kindness to servants, II. 451
laugh, I. 566

liberality, II. 163

love of little children, II. 45I

Johnson, Sarah (Dr. Johnson's mother), I.
13, 14

letters to, I. 206 seq.

death, I. 206, 208

Jorden, Mr. Johnson's tutor), I. 28, 29
Judges, I. 544-545

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Liberty, political and private, I. 351
and necessity of will, II. 209-210
subordination and order necessary to
enjoyment of, II. 272.
Literary Club, I. 297-298
Literary Magazine,'
Review," I. 186, 194

or "Universal

Johnson's contributions

to, 1. 186-191
Lives of the English Poets," Johnson's,
II. 79, 80, 102, 245, 267, 275, 276, 298,
339-340 seq., 366, 424, 427
Lobo's Voyage to Abyssinia, I. 42-43
London, its immensity, I. 261

its superiority over the country, I. 359;
II. 178

Johnson's love of, I. 194; II. 131,
269, 579

"London," Johnson's poem of, I. 65-66,
70-72, 112, 284

London Chronicle," I. 192
Loughborough, Lord, I. 239-240

Lowe, Mr. Mauritius, the painter, II. 454
seq., 461

Luxury and extravagance, I. 424, 457;
II. 37, 203, 210

MACAULAY, Mrs., Johnson's acute and un-
answerable refutation of her levelling
reveries; his opinion of her and her
works, I. 277, 303, 458; II. 54, 135
Macaulay, Rev. Mr. Kenneth, his account
of St. Kilda, I. 345, 411
Macbean, Alexander, I. 109-110
"Macbeth," Johnson's observations on,
I. 102

Macclesfield, Anne, Countess of, I. 99
seq. See Savage

Macpherson (see Ossian), I. 513, 514-515,
516, 524

Madden, Rev. Dr., first proposer of pre-
miums in Trinity College, Dublin, I.

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231, 393

his poetical epistle to Johnson, I. 218
Music, II. 331

NATIONAL. Debt, I. 393

Natural affection from parents to children
instinctive, not vice versa, I. 60
Negro cause, the, II. 154, 156

Johnson's arguments in favour of a,
II. 154

New Testament, "the most difficult book
in the world," II. 214

Newton, Sir Isaac, Johnson's praise of,
I. 392

OBSERVANCE of days, I. 625

O'Connor, Charles, Esq., the Irish his-
torian, Johnson's letters to, I. 195; II.

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PAOLI, GENERAL, I. 357, 362-363, 421, 461;
II. 25, 114, 231, 236, 544, 546
Parliament, speeches in, II. 169-170
corruption of, II. 170

Parnell, Dr., a disputed passage in one of
his poems, II. 278

Parr, Rev. Dr., II. 326

Patriotism, I. 547-548

Pennant's "Tour," II. 196-197

"Account of London," II. 197

Pension, Johnson's, I. 231, 266. See John.

son

Percy, Dr. (Lord Bishop of Dromore),
scene between Johnson and, II. 195-197
letters concerning same, II. 199-201
Peyton, Mr., Johnson's amanuensis, I.
109, 110

Pity, not natural to man, I. 271
Pleasure, in itself not a vice, II. 210; 275
Poetry, II. 27

the beauties not translatable, II. 186
Poor, better provided for in England than
in any other country, I. 395

employment of, II. 319

Pope, I. 71, 72 n., 73, 81, 106, 313, 364-
365; II. 22, 237, 247, 248, 285, 323

Pope, compared with Dryden, 313, 364
Porter, Mrs. (afterwards Mrs. Johnson),
1. 48-50, 52, 140

her praise of the "Rambler," I. 123
Porter, Lucy, I. 47 n., 627, 632, 633

Johnson's letters to, I. 350, 573, 574;
II. 279, 378, 415, 416, 456, 481, 486, 495,
498, 594

Porter, Mrs., actress, II. 484

Portrait painting, an improper employment
for women, I. 556
Poverty, I. 273
Preaching, I. 283-284

of female Quakers, 286-287
Predestination, I. 375-376

See Liberty and Necessity
Presbyterians, I. 375

Priestley, Dr. Johnson's opinion of, I. 391;
II. 481

Printing, I. 424; II. 26

Pritchard, Mrs., actress, I. 548; II. 485
Pronunciation, Í. 417-418
Pulpit, liberty of, II. 40 seg.

QUAKERS, I. 624; II. 463

"RAMBLER," Johnson's, published, 117-
118, 119, 122-123, 126 seg.; II. 30

translated into Russian, II. 511
Ramsay, Allan (painter to His Majesty),
II. 236, seq., 240, 271

Ramsay Allan, his "Gentle Shepherd," I.

459

274

Rank, its importance in society, 1. 45,

"Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia,"

209-210; II. 253

Reading, I. 26, 266, 276, 555; II. 30, 141,
274, 330, 468

art of, II. 458-459

Religion, change of, II. 213-214, 519
Religion and religious establishments, I.
375-377, 411-412, 473 seq., 610; II. 14,
466

Roman Catholick and Presbyterian,
375, 376-377, 484; II. 289, 519-520
Resurrection, II. 380

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, I. 81, 82, 119, 144-
145, 198, 209, 229, 231, 233, 299; II.
321, 444, 514, 537, 540, 541, 544, 550

Johnson's letters to, I. 302, 403; II.
57, 64, 408, 429, 455, 468, 473, 493, 515,
558, 573

anecdotes of Johnson by him, I. 145,
234, 301, 406

Johnson's three last requests to him,
II. 609

Rhyme, I. 265; II. 186, 344

Richardson, Samuel, I. 71, 82, 118, 152 N.,
198, 229, 335

compared with Fielding, I. 343,

426-427

392

compared with French novelists, I.

Riots in 1780, account of, II. 304 seq.
Rising early, II. 123-124.

Robertson, Rev. Dr. William, his works,
I. 346, 469-470

his imitation of Johnson's style, II.
127, 236

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SACHEVEREL, the Rev. Dr. Henry, I. 14
Sailors, their life, I. 215, 612; II. 191
Salamancha University, I. 281

Sarpi, Paolo, his "History of the Council
of Trent," I. 75

Life of, by Johnson, I. 78
Savage, Richard, I. 70 n., 94, 95
Johnson's Life of, I. 94, 96, 98
inquiry as to his birth, I. 98

his baptismal entry discovered, I. 99
Scorpions, curious anecdote concerning, I.
346-347

Scotland and the Scotch, Johnson's opinion,
and bon mots on, I. 264, 278, 279, 346,
359, 360-361, 389, 392, 440, 473, 517-518,
521-522, 525; II. 125, 179, 406, 434
Second sight, I. 316, 411, 529-530
Seward, Miss, I. 16 n.; II. 546, 579
Shakespeare, Johnson's edition of his plays,
I. 102, 103, 193, 194, 221, 299, 309-310,
311; II. 37, 518

compared with Corneille, II. 327
compared with Milton, II. 367
Johnson's opinion of, II. 328, 333
Shaw, Cuthbert, his poem of "The Race,"
I. 333

Shebbeare, Dr., II. 393
Sheridan, Mrs., I. 240-241
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, II. 84
Sheridan, Thomas, Esq., I. 231, 238-239
seq., 280, 365-366, 530-531; II. 465, 470
Shiels, Mr. Robert, I. 109, 110, 143; II.

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Swift, Johnson's opinion of his works, I.

280, 353, 397, 530

of his Journal to Stella, II. 439-440

Swinfen, Dr., I. 30, 41

Sympathy with others in distress, I. 369

TACITUS, I. 437

Talbot, Mrs. Catherine, I. 118
Taste, I. 438

"Taxation no tyranny," I. 526, 540; II.

205

Taylor, Rev. Dr., I. 18, 37, 114, 141

Johnson's visits to, I. 636; II. 102
Johnson's characteristic account of,
II. 104

506

Johnson's letters to, I. 141; II. 474,

Tea, Johnson's defence of, I. 190
Theocritus, II. 318

Thomson, the poet, his works, I. 280, 352
Thornton, Bonnell, Esq., his burlesque
"Ode for St. Cecilia's Day," I. 259-260
Thrale, Henry, Esq., I. 305 seq.; 328,
505

loses his son, I. 632, 634; II. 8, 15
his death, II. 375
Thrale, Mrs. (afterwards Piozzi), I. 307-
309, 329, 360, 361, 409, 463, 505, 534, 535,
548, 590, 634, 638; II. 8, 22, 25, 33, 164,
165, 166, 225, 232, 246 seq., 367, 373-374,
375, 396, 428, 432, 433, 454, 511, 538, 579

anecdotes of Johnson related by her,
corrected or explained, I. 15, 47 N., 53 n.,
257 n., 299, 436 n., 440 n. ; II. 553-557
letters from Johnson to, II. 301, 474,

484

letter from her to Johnson, II. 300
her marriage with Piozzi, II. 552
Thurlow, Lord, his letter to Johnson, II.
316

Johnson's opinion of, II. 441, 544

his letter on Johnson's proposed tour
to Italy, II. 549

Johnson's letter to him on that
occasion, II. 559

Toleration, I. 479, 483; II. 270, 324
Trade, Johnson's remarks on, I. 607
Translation, II. 26, 187
Travelling, II. 193, 216, 251

Trinity, Johnson's belief in, and just dis-
approbation of its being discussed in a
mixed company, I. 483

Truth, importance of a regard to, I. 270,
610; II. 166-167

UNIVERSITIES, English, not rich enough,
II. 12-13

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"Visiter, The Universal," periodical, I. 186
Voltaire, I. 269, 588; II. 237, 253
Vows, I. 327; II. 254

WALMSLEY, Gilbert, Registrar of the
Ecclesiastical Court of Lichfield, I. 39
Walpole, Hon. Horace, II. 536
Walton, Isaac, I. 557-558

Warburton, I. 7, 102-103, 157, 200

made a bishop by Pope, I. 337 n.
his contest with Lowth, I. 337
Warton, Rev. Dr. Joseph, his "Essay on
Pope's Life and Genius," I. 278, 339

Johnson's letters to, I. 149, 384
Warton, Rev. Thomas, his entertaining
account of Johnson's conversation when
at Oxford, I. 161-163

Johnson's letters to, 160, 165-169, 171,
176-178, 195, 203, 204, 355, 383
Wealth, I. 272, 273; II. 190, 437
Weather, its influence, I. 264, 279.
Wedderburne. See Loughborough
Wesley, Rev. John, II. 167, 213

Johnson's letter to, II. 279
Wetherell, Rev. Dr., I. 614
Whiggism, Johnson's definition of, I. 267
Whitehead, Paul, I. 69

Wilkes, John, his jeu d'esprit upon John-
son's Dictionary, I. 182

meetings between him and Johnson,
II. 48 seq.; 385-386 seq.

Johnson's opinion of, II. 134

Williams, Mrs. Anna, I. 138, 143, 260, 287,
313, 328, 372, 411, 506; II. 20, 37, 47-48,
66, 95, 166, 244-245, 262, 381, 435, 477,
486
Williams, Miss Helen Maria, II. 514-515
Williams, Mr. Zachary, I. 138, 183

her death, II. 478

Wine, the use of, etc., I. 436, 439; II
29-30, 39, 125, 177, 233-235, 271, 275-276
Whitefield, Rev. George, I. 36, 361-362;
II. 290
Witches, I. 429

Shakespeare's, II. 271
Woodcocks, I. 347, 478

"World, The," periodical essays, I. 26

YOUNG, Rev. Dr. Edward, I. 127
his "Night Thoughts," I. 370
account of, by his son, II 398

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