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Goldsmith, Johnson's epitaphs on him, 312

his bon mots on Johnson, 139, 210, 211, 464,
517

Johnson's opinions of him and his works,
112, 153, 189, 194, 199, 250, 298, 341, 366, 368, 374,

387, 389, 407, 436, 438
Good-breeding, perfect,-_in what it consists, 163
Good Friday, 248, 249, 387
Gordon, Lord George, 424, 456
Gower, Earl, his letter to Swift, in favour of Johnsou, 31
Graham, Lord, 409, 466

Miss, (now Lady Dashwood,) 417
Grainger, Dr. his 'Sugar Cane,' 280

his Ode on Solitude.' 351
Grammar school, Johnson's planı of a, 22
Granger, Rev. Mr., his Biographical History,' 316
Granville, John Carteret, Earl, 173, n.; anecdote of, 433
Grattan, Henry, Esq. his oratory censured, 529
Gray's poetry, 111, 189, 241, 244, 297, 298, 433

- Dr. 263, n.
Great men not fond of Johnson's company, and why,

465, 466
Greek, Johnson's knowledge of, 553
Green, Mr. Richard, of Lichfield, his museum, 418

letter from Johnson to him, 555
Greenwich Hospital, 127
Grenville, Right Hon. George, 180
Greville, Fulke, Esq., his Maxims,' 526
Grierson, Mr. 173
Groot, Dr., a descendant of Grotius, 327
Grotius, 134, 327
Grove, Rev. Mr. 297, 439
Guardian to Children, instructions relative to the ap-

pointment of, 415
Gustavus Adolphus, Harte's Life of, 454
Guthrie, William, Esq. 27, 155, 438
Gwyn, Mr., the architect, 276
Habeas Corpus, 160
Habits, early, not conquerable without unremitting ex-

ertion, 252
Hackman, Rev. Mr. 410
Hailes, Lord, his and Johnson's opinion of each other,
120, 125, 268

his Annals of Scotland,' 225, 226, 227,
228, 230, 243, 256, 257, 258, 266, 270, 304, 325, 404,
406, 416

his opinion on entails, 269
Hale, Lord Chief Justice, anecdote of, 528
Hales, venerable John, his works, 529
Hall, General, 403

Mrs. 458
Hamilton, Right Hon. William Gerard, 136, 564

his kindness to Johnson, 506

Johnson's Letters to, 506, 545
Hamilton's Poems 336
Hammond, James, author of the Elegies, 435
Hanway, Jonas, 82, 175
Happiness, 141, 303, 380. See Life

may be obtained, if we apply our hearts to
piety, 49

the reasonable hope of a happy futurity, the
only solid basis of happiness, 403
Harleian Miscellany, 44
Harrington, Dr., his Nugæ Antiquæ,' 485

Caroline, Countess of, 332
Harris, James, Esq. of Salisbury, 208, 323, 366, 370

his high praise of Johnson's Dictionary, 324

Thomas, Esq. Proprietor of Covent Garden
Theatre, 323
Harte's History of Gustavus Adolphus,' 175, 454
Harwood, Rev. Dr. 299
Hastie. See Schoolmaster
Hastings, Warren, Esq. character of, 449

his letter to the author, 450

Johnson's letters to, 450, 451
Hawkesbury, Lord, Johnson's letter to, 334

his Lordship's high opinion of Johnson,
335.
Hawkesworth, Dr. 48

his 'Voyages,' 216
Hawkins, Sir John, 48°

remarks on his Life of Johnson, 1, 52

contradicted and corrected, 30, n. 34, 41, n. 52,
53, n. 60, 61, 62, 76, n. 83, 91, 114, 149, n. 280, n.
533, n. 547, 548, 536, 558, n. 516, n.

Rev. Thomas, Poetry Professor at Oxford,
370

Mr., Johnson's first instructor in Latin, 7
Hay, Lord Charles, 436
Heard, the word how to be pronounced, 350
Heberden, Dr. 502, &c.

Hebrides, Johnson's visit to, 124, 155, 181, 184, 222

Johnson's Tour to them, 222
the pleasantest journey he ever made, 316

Johnson's ' Account of his Journey,' 230, 233,
230, 251, 319, 331, 341, 343, 384, 391

commended by every body on various grounds,
331.
Hector, Mr. Edmund, 8, 10, n. 19, 40, 41, 287, 472, 513,
549.

Johnson's Letters to, 475, 550.

Verses on a sprig of Myrtle, written by John-
son for him, 19
Heely, Mr. and Mrs. 149, 547, 548
Hell, paved with good intentions, 250
Helmet, hung out formerly, as a sign of hospitality, 374
Henderson, Mr. John, 520, 624

the Actor, 240, n. 505
Henry, the Historian, should have confined himself to

the history of manners, 304
Hermippus Redivivus,' Campbell's, 115

Heroic Epistle,' 466, 529
Hervey, Hon. Henry, 24, 149

Hon. Thomas, 149, 245
Hicky, Mr. the painter, 245
Highwayman, the question of shooting them discussed.

364
Higher classes, more virtue found among them than in

inferior stations, 400
Hill, Aaron, Esq. his account of Irene,' 50, n.

Dr. John, his works, 151
Hinchcliffe, Dr. John, Bishop of Peterborough, 422
History and historians, 118, 162, 198, 207, 212, 252, 292
304

great abilities not requisite for writing it, 117

of Manchester, by Whitaker, for the most
part a dream, 304. See Henry

of the house of Yvery praised, 492
Hogarth, 35
Holydays, 282

none observed in Scotland, ib.
Hollis, Thomas, Esq. 456
Home, Mr. John, his Parody on Derrick, 126

his proposed History of the rising in
1745, 310
Homer, Johnson's translations from, 9

critiques on, 348, 393, 394
Hoole, John, his .Tasso,' 105

his Ariosto,' 453
his Cleonice,' 229
Johnson's letters to, 229, 543
curious anecdote of, 480
his attention to Johnson, B60, 561

the Rev. Mr. 561
Hope, life insupportable without, 369
Horace, Johnson's translations from, 9

his Odes cannot be perfectly translated, 401.-
The translation by Dr. Francis commended, 401
Horne, Rev. Dr. 226, 278, 566
Horne Tooke, Mr. John, 401
Hospitality, 434, 498

promiscuous, does not procure lasting re-
gard, 190

in London, 207
Houghton Gallery, 538
House of Commons, 417, 418, 452, 461

how a counsel should address that
assembly, 359, 360, 432

Peers, 398
Howard, General, Sir George, 255, n.

the Hon. Edward, a celebrated couplet of his
mis-quoted, 170, n.
Hudibras, 253, 298
Huggins, Mr. 431
Hume, David, Esq. his style French, 121

his Scepticism, 123, 129, 141, 277, 336, 337
his Life, 325

his disbelief of a future state, 16
Humphrey, Ozias, Esq. 514
Hunter, Mr. Johnson's schoolmaster, 7

Miss, 488, n.
Hurd, Dr. (Bishop of Worcester,) 17, 296, 310, n. 360.

488, 521
Hussey, Rev. Mr. John, 483

Rev. Dr. Thomas, 561
Hutton, Mr. 561
Hutton's • History of Derby,' 340, n.
Hypochondria, 12
Jackson, Henry (one of Johnson's carly friends.) 229
Jackobite, Johnson's ingenious defence of that charac-

ter, 119
Jackson, Mr., Johnson's schoolsellow, 283

Jaines, II., his character, 245

Johnson, not prone to inveigh against his own times,
James, Dr., his Medicinal Dictionary, 40, 294

289, 360
Dr., his death, 289

never courted the great, 465
January 30th, 185

never got entirely rid of hs provincial pro
Idea, the improper use of that word, 350

nunciation, 187, 283
*Idler,' Johnson's. 88

-by what means he attained his extraordi-
Jenyns, Soame, his 'Origin of Evil,' 84

nary accuracy and flow of language, 52
his . Evidence of the Christian Religion,' 377, 380

his visit to his native town, where he finds
Impressions and internal impulses, dangerous and de- things altered, 102
ceitful, 467

his library, 120
Incidit in Scyllam, &c. traced to its source, 487, n.

his love for the acquaintance of young per-
India, the government of, 496

sons, 123,
Infidel, an odious character, 303

his observance of certain days, 134
writers, how to be treated, 277

his custom of talking to himself, 134
Infidelity, 256, 303, 325, 52

his watch inscription, 156
conjugal, 398, 417

his amusement in his solitary hours, 414
Influence of the Crown in Parliament, 174

his company sought by a few of the great, 463
Influenza, 267

general traits of his character and mode of
Inns, 279

living, 12, 19, 20, 109, 128, 143, 174, 182, 1941, 229,
Inquisition, 129

233, 289, 290, 317, 339, 340, 348, 36, 303, 433, 435,
Intellectual pre-eminence, the highest superiority, 176 446, 464, 487, 503, 525
nature abhors a vacuum, 181

his course of study desultory and irregular,
men do not, like others, become narrow in a 118
narrow place, 366

his instructions for study, 349
Johnson, Michael Dr. Johnson's father,) 5

his early acquisition of general knowledge, 123
his death, 15

his manner of composing his Poetical Works,
Sarah, (Dr. Johnson's mother,) Johnson's let. 143
ters to, 91, 92

his Rambler,' 30
her death, 92, n.

his censure of one of his Ramblers,' 431
Nathanael Dr. Johnson's brother, 5

at a late period of life could have made his
Richard, Schoolmaster at Nottingham, 50, n.

• Ramblers,' better 527
DR. SANUEL, his birth, 5

-his manner of composing his other works,
touched by Queen Anne for the evil, 6

306, n.
goes to school at Lichfield, 7-at Stour-

never looked at his · Rasselas' since it was
bridge, 8

first published, 466
enters at Pembroke College, Oxon. 11.-

wrote six sheets of translation from the
Leaves it, 15

French in one day, 469
becomes usher of Market-Bosworth School,

wrote a hundred lines of the 'Vanity of Hu.
17. See 561

man Wishes' in a day, 143
removes to Birmingham, 17

wrote seventy lines of the Vanity of Human
marries Mrs. Porter, 20), 21

Wishes' in a day, without putting one of than on
opens an Academy at Edial, 21

paper, till all was finished, 48
goes to London with Garrick, 22

wrote three columns of the Gentleman's Man
a writer in. The Gentleman's Magazine,' 26, gazine, containing Parlimentary Debates, in an
&c. 561

hour, 561
endeavours to obtain the degree of A.M. to

wrote forty-eight of the printed octavo paga
get a School, 31

of the Life of Savage at a sitting, 41
his distressed circumstances, and filial piety, 40

his style formed on Sir William Temiple's
loses his wife, 61

paper of Ephraim Chambers respecting the second
composes her funeral sermon, 63

edition of his Dictionary, and Sir Thomas Browne,
visits Oxford. 70; and again, 94, 276, 263

57, 370, n.
obtains his degree of A.M. from that Univer-

his own remarks on, and masterly vindication
sity, 72

of his style, 343
his letters on that occurrence, 74 The di-

his extraordinary memory, 6, 9
ploma, 74

retained in its verses of obscure authors, 1:3)
declines taking holy orders, 83

461, n.
loses his mother, 91

his superlative power of wit, 210
his extreme grief for her loss, 61, 73, 80, 261,

his dexterity in retort, 107, 483
383, 387, 540

his conversation eminently distinguished by
obtains a pension of 300%. per Ann. 102 of scq.

fecundity of fancy, and choice of language, 3,
See 104, 330

nothing of the old man in it, 36, 49
visits Cambridge, 135

his early, long, habitual, and systematie
created LL.D. by Trinity College, Dublin, 136 piety, 6, 13, 65, 134, 136, 145, 152, 134, 171, 119.
by Oxford University, 242, 243

24, 229, 249, 250, 314, 317, 306, 307, 409, 413, 01
his interview with the king, 130

515, 521, 547, 557, 561, 563
appointed Professor of Ancient Literature in

his independence, 122
the Royal Academy, 139

his superstition, 135, 260
endeavours to get into Parliament, 180 g seq.

his awful fear of death, 163, 170, 175, 90,
visits the Hebrides, 254 See Hebrides

337, 382, 515, 518, 524
Wales, 237

his general tenderness of nature, humanity.
France, 237

and affability, 16, 61, 73, 76, 79, 112, 113, 124, 14
his account of it, 239

152, 159, 171, 227, 234, 231, 23, 312, 31, 36
his various places of residence, 416

359, 385, 467, 471, 46, 488, 515, 519, 531, 53, 35
his long and gradual decline, 506

his warm and sometimes violent marxi, 64.
his various disoniers, 544. 310, 541, 547

162, 170, 175, 294, 346, 374, 380, 33, 34, 36, 410,
medical opinions on his case, 512, 315

463, 483, 516, 535
his proposed tour to Italy for his health, 52, 535

his placability, 170, 375
progress of his dissolution, 330. to the end

his charity, 174
his will and codicil, SL-Remarks on them, 559

his occasional jocularity, 51, 71, le, 18,
his burning his MSS. 59

161, 167, 220, 251, 281, 284, 336, 38, 43, 435. 43
his MS, account of his own life, 560

his invariable regard to truth, 37, C, 96,138
his death, 303

215, 274. 361, 365, 331, 444, 526
his funeral, 364

his love of little children, 490
his monuments and epitaphs, 364, 565. His

his kindness to his servants, 315, 499
Character and Vanners

his fondness for animals whch he had take
his peruliarities of person and manners, 6,

under his protection, 490
903, 641, 138, 9, 3, 38, 40, 457, N.

his bow to an archbishop, 491
his attention to small things, 1:9 S1

his laugh, 256
his candour, 111, #; increased as he ad.

his engaging to write the history of the Am
vanced in life, 4

thor's family, 491
of a complainer; 403, 433; seldorn courted

his respect to birth and faunily, S, 193, IS
others. 308

193, 220, 241, 400, 478

JOHNSON, his love of good eating, 130, 303, 347, 379, 520 Laughter, the various modes of, indicate what kind of

his political character and opinions, 5, 83, company the laugher has kept, 124
117, 119, 157, 173, 175, 176, 187, 191, 198, 206, 238, Laughers, the, use of sometimes living with them, 487
248, 253, 289, 301, 338, 353, 378, 388, 391, 401, 455, Law, Johnson's intention of studying, 136
465, 473, 481

his instructor, Mr. Ballow, author of the Trea-
his pamphlets, 34, 171, 179, 183, 228, 237, tise on Equity,' 294
2.38

- his opinion as to the study and practice of, 141, 135,
For his other works see their different titles, and 153, 199, 206, 345, 527
sce 561

Law-arguments on several cases, viz.
his general character summed up by the Au- on School-masters and their duty, 195
thor, 565

icious intromission, 318
catalogue of his works, vii.

rights of law-patrons, 213
catalogue of works proposed to be executed Dr. Mernis's case, 254
by him, 551, 553, &c. See 510, 561

Stirling Corporation case, 255
stories to his prejudice refuted, 350, 482,

entails, 274
See Hawkins and Piozzi

liberty of the Pulpit, 304, 315
various portraits of him, 564

registration of Deeds, 452
Johnsoniana', the collection so called, 275

case of the Procurators of Edinburgh, 469
Johnston, Sir James, 551

Law, Archdeacon, (now Bishop of Elphin,) 420

Law's . Serious Call,' 13, 180
Jones, Miss, 86
Sir William, 176, n. 410

Lawrence, Dr. 16, 472
Jorden, Mr. 11

letters to, 232, 474

Lea, Rev. Samuel, 8
Journal, or diary of life, its utility, 13, 120, 206, 250,

Learning, 126, 196
342, 357, 361, 374, 485
Ireland, and the Irish, 86, 213, 233, 418

Lectures, their inutility, 141, 457
Irishrnen mix better with English than the Scots do, Lee, Arthur, Esq. 308

John, Esq. (the late barrister,) 36C
213

Leeds, Duke of, 433
Irish clergy, considerable scholars among them, 178
their disregard of quantity, 178

Leland, Rev. Dr. Thomas, 136
• Irene,' Johnson's tragedy of, 22, 24, 25, 37

Lenox, Mrs. Charlotte, 94, 100, 229, 432, 516
acted, 51, 51

Lesley, Charles, 521, n.

Leverian Museum, 534
Islam, a description of, 347

Levett, Mr. Robert, 63, 64, 120, 227, 257, 315, 502
Judges, 245, 246
Junius, 179, 180, 308, 526

Johnson's letters to, 227, 258, 315
Juries, 292, n.

Mr. Robert, his death, 472
Justitia hulk, an inadequate punishment, 373

Johnson's elegiac verses on him, 473

Lewis, the Rev. Francis, 58
K ought to be retained in the words publick, musick,

David, his lines to Pope, 559

Lexiphanes, 163
critick, &c. 438
Kames, Lord, 201

letter from, 554
his Elements of Criticism,' 165

Libels on the dead, and the general doctrine of, 292;
his "Sketches of the History of Man,' 369, 306,

See Topham's case
Libel Bill, the late, superfluous, 292, n.

Liberty, political and private, 157
Kelly, Hugh, Johnson's prologue to his Word to the

subordination and order necessary to the enjoy-
Wise,' 323
- curious anecdote of, 127, 128, n.

ment of true liberty, 409
Kemble, J. P. Esq. 545

and necessity of the will, 163, 168, 381, 451

Lichfield, remarks on, 381
Kempis, Thomas à, 360, 435, 518

Johnson's last visit to, 543
Ken, Bishop, 312, n.
Kennedy, Rev. Dr., his · Astronomical Chrono.ogy,

Liddel, Sir Henry, his spirited expedition to Lapland,
100

Life, reflections on, 176, 177, 209, 302, 304, 340, 524,533
M. D., a singular Tragedy by, 364

should be thrown into a method, that every hour
Kennicot, Mrs, 520)
Rev. Dr. 177

may bring employment, 316
Kenrick, Dr. 139, 157

Line, the improper use of that word, 350

LITERARY CLUB, 133, 239, 323, 378, 487, 533
Killaloe, Bishop of. See Barnard
Killingley, Mrs. her curious address to the Author, 354

Johnson's high opinion of it, 484
Kindness, actual, always in our power, though fond-

Literary frauds, 66, 98-instances of, 559

property, 121, 219, 224, 246, 553
ness not, 478

men, the written accounts of their lives may be
King, Rev. Dr., of St. Mary Hall, 74, 75, 94

made as entertaining as those of any other class, 460
dissenting Minister,) 380

Literature, state of, 87
King Charles I. II., James II., George I. II. III., and

• Lives of the English Poets,' Johnson's, 321, 322, 323
William III.; see their respective initials
Kings, their situations, 117, 122, 253

published, 406, 42, 478

critique on, and account
Kippis, Dr. 343

of, 440, 449
Kneller, Sir Godfrey, anecdote of, 363

Lloyd, Mr. (the Quaker.) 282
Knowledge, 191, 199, 200, 251, 254, 298, 497

Lobo's Abyssinia, 17, 289
the desire of, natural to man, 126
however minute or inconsiderable, of some

Lock, William, Esq. of Norbury Park,) 441

Locke, his plan of Education imperfect, 402
value, 250, 279

Lockman, Mr. John, 431
Knowles, Mrs. 378, 383, n.

Loft, Capel, Esq. 517
Knox, Mr., the traveller, 232

Lombe's silk mill, at Derby, 340
Rev. Vicessimus, 533

Lendon, its immensity, 116, 249, 492
his imitation of Johnson's style, 553

its superiority over the country, 161, 174, 176,

289, 344, 543, 549
Landlords and tenants, 168, 367, 481

Johnson's and the Author's love of, 85, 127,
Langton, Bennet, Esq., 64, 85, 89, W, 196, 371, 412, 560 225, 289, 344, 543, 549

Johnson's high praise of his moral character, London, art of living in, 23
339, 518

Johnson's poem of, 27-30, 49
Johnson's letters to, 77, 87. 90, 97. 143, 153,

Chronicle, 85, 168
180, 183, 226, 251, 326, 404, 504, 513, 540, 544

Long, Dudley, Esq. See North
his Johnsoniana,' 430-440

Longly, Mr., of Rochester, 432
Miss Jane, Johnson's letter to, 515

Lort, Rev. Mr. 522
Peregrine, Esq. account of his admirable and Loudoun, Countess of, 404
genteel economy, 144

Lovat, Lord, anecdotes of, and epigram on,

46
Languages, i. 1.32, 148, 162, 196, 197, 303, 529

Love, 175, 221, 250, 283. See Marriage
Lansdown, Marquis of, 91, 490

Loveday, Dr. John, 219
Latin, Johnson's accurate knowledge of, 265

Loughborough, Lord, 106
poetry, modern, 254

Lowe, (Johnson's Schoolfellow,) 7
La Trobe. Rev. Mr. 561

Mr. Mauritius, the Painter, 460, 495, 39
Lauder, William, his forgery against Milton, 59

Lowth, Robert, Bishop of London, 151

190

Loyalty, 483

Methodists, 127, 175, 176, 239, 533
Lucan, Lord, 456, 532

Meynell, Hugo, Esq., his happy expressions concerning
Lucan, Lady, 532

London, 408
"Luke's iron crown.' See Seck

Mickle, William Julius, 194, 527
Lumisden, Andrew, Esq. 264

his Lusiad,' 508
Luton, Hoe, Lord Bute's seat at, 461

Middle state of souls, 169, 188
Luxury and Extravagance, 191, 206, 303, 378, 349, 30 Millar, Andrew, 77
Lydiat, Thomas, 49, n.

Miller, Lady, 244
Lyttelton, George, Lord, his works, 151, 176, 297 Milner, Rev. Mr., his defence of the Methodists, 127, n.
Johnson's Life of, 440

Milton, his grand-daughter, 59, 60
Thomas, Lord, his vision, 524

johnson's Lite, of, *il & seq. See 59 $ ses,

and 526
Macartney, George, Earl of, vi, 179, 294, 364, 365, n.

more thinking in him and Butler, than in any
448

of the English poets, 212
Macaulay, Mrs., Johnson's acute and unanswerable re-

his plan of education impracticable, 422
futation of her levelling reveries; his opinion of Mimickry, 186
her and her works, 124, 136, 206, 311, 347

Miracles, in proof of the Christian religion, supported
Rev. Mr. Kenneth, his account of Saint Kilda, by the strongest evidence, 123
154, 185

Mirror, the,' a periodical paper, 535,-.
Macbean, Mr. 295, 429

Modern characters from Shakspeare,' 349
his Dictionary of Geography, 202

Monasteries, 100, 275
Macbeth, Johnson's Observations on, 44

Monboddo, Lord, and his works, 161, 183, 206, 220, 257,
Maccaronic verses, 378

468, 516
Macclesfield, Lady, 43. See Savage

Monckton, Hon. Miss, (now Countess of Cork,) 463
M Donald, Sir James, 124

the Author's verses to, 403, n.
Sir Alexander, (now Lord,) 187

Monro, Dr. 512
Lady Margaret, 409

Montagu, Mrs., her • Essay on Shakspeare,' 164
Macklin, Charles, the Actor, 106

Montagu, Mrs., anecdotes of, 365, 452, 517
Maclaurin, Mr. 251

Montrose, the late Duke of, 364, n.
Maclean, Sir Allan, 318, 327

Monuments in St Paul's church, 463
Maclean, Mr. Alexander, 265

Moody, Mr., the Actor, 212
Macpherson, James, Esq. 231-233. See Ossian Moor, Dr. (Greek Professor at Glasgow,) 299
Johnson's letter to him, 232

More, Dr. Henry, 188
Macquharrie, 235, 330

More, Miss Hannah, 369, 459, 460, 463, 516, 526
Macqueen, Rev. Dr., the first proposer of premiums in Morris, Miss, Johnson's last words spoken to her, 363
Trinity College, Dublin, 85, n.

Mounsey, Dr., of Chelsea, his character, 158
his · Boulter's Monument, 85

Mountstuart, Lord (now Marquis of Bute, 145,274,315,
his rule for planting an orchard, 493

418, 409
Madness, 109, 344

• Mourning Bride,' description of the temple in that
Mahogany, a liquor so called, 454

play,

highly commended, 164
Mallet, David, 177, 410, 497

Mudge, Rev. Mr. Zachariah, 103, 453
his Life of Bacon, 350

Dr. 103
his Tragedy of · Elvira,' 112

Murphy, Arthur, Esq. 88, 96, 107, n. 177
Malone, Edmond, Esq. iv. 57, 59, 111, n., 113, 286, 302, - his Poetical Epistle to Johnson,' 96
203, 385, 390, 412, 442, 444, 445, 471,563, 565

Murray, Mr., Solicitor-General of Scotland, 290
Johnson's letters to, 474

Musgrave, Sir William, 37
Man, in all states, must govern women, from superiority

Dr. Samuel, 389
of understanding, 312

Music, 208, 266, 351, 436
Man of Feeling,' (a Novel,) 98

Myddleton, Colonel, his urn and inscription in bonour
Mandeville's Fable of the Bees' criticised, 381

of Johnson, 564
Manly beauty, described by Shakspeare and Milton, Mylne, Mr., the Architect, defended, 95
Manners, works describing them require notes in sixty Nares, Rer. John, his · Elements of Orthoëpy,' and
or seventy years, 204

imitation of Johnson's style, 554
Manning, Mr. (the compositor,) 531

Nash, Beau, Dedication, iv.
Mansfield, Lord, 187, 198, 239, 372, 424, 485

Rev. Dr., his History of Worcestershire,' 544, s.
Manucci, Count, 259, 314

National Debt, 177
Maps, 249

Natural affection from parents to children instinctive;
Marchmount, Earl of, 188, 397, 412, 444

not vice versa, 167
Marlborough, Duke of, v.

the reason assigned, 411
Duchess of, 455

Negroes, 314, 317, 318, 352
Marmor Norfolciense, 34

Johnson's arguments in favour of one, 22, L3
Marriage, 136, 161, 177, 178, 189, 241, 287, 293, 295, 408,

Nelson's Festivals and Fasts,' 282
417, 470, 522

Newhaven, Lord, 417
Marriage, second, 161, 177

Newton, Sir Isaac, Johnson's praise of, 125, 176.
Bill, Royal, 185

Dr. Thomas, (late Bishop of Bristol, 5
· Matrimonial Thought,' a song, 171

Nichols, Dr., Johnson's review of his Discourse de Asi-
Marsili, Dr. 86

ma Medica undiscovered, 341
Martinelli's History of England, 207

Mr. John, 441, 480, 547
Mary, Queen of Scots, 96, 223, 231

his communications as to Johnson, 560
Matier, Berkeley's notion of its non-existence, contro Nicol, Mr. George, Johnson's letter to, 545
vertel, 131

Nil admirari, the propriety of that maxim dixursel,

250
Mason, Rev. William, 2, 3, 243, 297, 381, 529
Masquerades, 201

Nollekens, Mr. 357, n.
Masters, Mrs. 63, 506

Nonjurors, 239, 240, 520
Mattaire, 431

North, Dudley, Esq. 453, 455
Maupertuis, 155

Lord, his Lordship's letters as Chancellor of the
Maxwell, Rev. Dr.-his anecdotes of Johnson, 173, 176

University of Oxford to the Vice Chanxelior, in for
Mayo, Rev. Dr. 217, 379, 380

vour of Johnson, 242
Mecke, Mr. 71

Northumberland, Elizabeth, Duchess of, 374
Mead, Dr. 401

Hugh, Duke of, 178
Melancholy, constitutional, reflections on, 11, 93, 971,

Norton, Sir Fletcher, 165, 287
277, 314, 317, 331, 344, 349, 360

Nowell, Rev. Dr. 323
Melancthon, 34

Nos Tap EPXetai, the motto on Johnson's watch, 156
Memoth, William, Esq. 422

his letters, under the name of Fitzosborne, O'Connor, Charles, Esq. the Irish antiquarian, Jobssoas
493, 316, note.

letters to, 86,
Memis. Dr. 230, 234, 317, 318

account of, 322, 1.
Merchant, a new species of gentlemen, 137, n.

Ode to Friendship, 39
Metaphysics, 103, ios

on Winter, 45
Metcalle, Philips Esq. 450

Oles by Cumberland, 300

Ogilvie, Dr. John, 116, 117

Piozzi, Mrs. 1.38, 273, 27, 398, 40, 450, 4911, 517
Oglethorpe, General, anecdotes of, 30, 193, 248, 303, 370,

anecdotes of Johnson related by her, currecte,
413

or explained, 6, 13, n. 112, 134, 197, 198, 247, 21,
Old age, 379, 395

537, 339
Olifield, Dr., anecdote of, 304

letter from her to Johnson, 1923
Oldham's imitation of Juvenal, 27

from Joluson to her, 42, 50N)
Oldys, William, his part in the Harlcian Miscellany, 44 burlesque ode to her, 33, n.
Oldinixon, John, 79, n.

Pitt, Right llon. William, Earl of Chatham, 198, 401,
Oliver, Dame, Johnson's Schoolinistress, 7

529
Olla Podrida,' 506

Right llon. William, his letter to the Author, on
Omai, 2)

his exertions for Government, 311
Oratory, 204, 241, 461, 529

Pity, not natural to man, 121
Orford, Lord, his gallery of pictures, 531

Planta, Mr. 2023, 1).
Orme, Mr., the historian, 233, 378

Planting trees, 319, 353
Captain, 436

Plaxton, Rev. George, 4, ".
Orrery, John, the fifth Earl of, 47, 177, 308, 484

Players, - Porter, Clive, Pritchard, 303

his Life of Swift, 367 Plymouth, Johnson's visit to, 1163
Osborn, Francis, his works, 1997

Pococke, Edward, the Orientalist, 373. 4.37
Osborne, Thomas, the Bookseller, 38

Poetry, reflections on, 2-14, 19, 33, 370
Ossian, Poems of, their merit and authenticity discussed,

not definable, 29)
109, 176, 231, 232, 233, 236, 237, 302, 407, 608, 509 Poetry, the cause of languages being preserved, 08.
Ostentation, 129, 156, 301, 431, 487, 361

The beauties not translatable, ib.
0:h-llo,' its useful moral, 209

of Johnson, while young, 5, 9, 4 sep 19
• Othollo,' the drunken dialogue in that play the most Poets, Johnson's Lives of. See Lires
excellent of its kind, 2019

Politian's Poems, Johnson's projected edition of, 1)
the doctrine in that play-' he that is robb’d,' Poor, in England, better provide for than in any other
&c. controverted, 308

country, 142
Otway, 433

Pope, 301, n. 34, 140, 248, W3, 390. 412, 026
Oxford University, highly praised, 155

compareil with Dryden, 140

Lady Bolingbroke's description of, 391
Palmer, the Rev. Thomas Fysche, 468

his Life, by Rutocad, INI
the Rev. John, his answer to Dr. Pricstley on Johnson's translation of his Messiah,' 11
Philosophical Necessity, 331, n.

his llomer,' 341
Palmerston, Henry, the second Viscount, 96, 501

his Universal Prayer,' 415
Pamphlets, 309

his Essay on Man, 416
Panting, Dr. 14

his Epitaphs, 112
Paoli, General, 160, 162, 180, 207, 208, 297, 337, 391, 533

Johnson's Life of, 413
Paradise, John, Esq. 410

Dr. Walter, his Old Man's Wih, 434
character of, and Johnson's letter to, 545 Porter, Mrs. (afterwards Johnson's wife, ) 20
Parentheses, disapproved of by Johnson, 439

Miss Lucy, 19, 11. 283, 419
Parish Clerks, 463

Johnson's letters to, 238, 259, 412, 457, 174, 811,
Parker, Mr. Sackville, 527

510, 511, 5/6
Parnell, Dr., Goldsmith's Life of, 189

Mrs. the Actress, 503
Johnson's Life of, and Epitaph on, 446

Porteus, Dr. Bellby, Lord Bishop of London, 377, 419,
a disputed passage in one of his pocms, 412
Parr, Rev. Dr. 431, 504, 505

Portmore, Earl of, 514
Parson, the life of a conscientious one, not an easy life, Praise from those we love, delightful, 34
384

Prayer, 169, 192, 523
Passion Week, 197

Prayer for the dead, 189, 189
Paterson, Mr. Samuel, 192, 315

Prayers and Meditations, Johnson's, 651) Ilis extraor-
his son, 315, 500, 514

dinary prayer for his departeil wife, 01
the Patriot,' a tragedy by Mr. Joseph Simpson, found Preaching of the Established Clergy, 127, 175
among Johnson's Papers, and falsely imputed to

of Female Quakers, 128
him, 296

Preceptor,' Doisley's, 48
Patriotism, 247

Predestination, 169. See Liberty and Necessity
Patten, Dr. 481

Prendergast, Mr., remarkable anecilote of, 1:25
Pearce, Dr. Zachary, Bishop of Rochester, 79, 222 Presentinent, a remarkable story concerning, 195
Peers, House of, ought generally to exercise their judi- Presbyterians, 168
cial power, 398

Price, Dr. 50
of Scotland, and their undue influence, 5417, 508 Priestley, Dr. Johnson's opinion of, 176, 503, 504
Pelham, Right Hon. Henry, Garrick's Ode on his Death, Prince of Wales, his happiness, 4:17
70

Pringle, Sir John, 317, 314, n., 367
Pembroke College, Oxford, eminent men of, 15

Printing, 203
Henry, late Earl of, 241, n.

ancient, 263
Pennant's Tour,' 374, 375

Prior's poetry, 162, 349
• London,' 375

Pritchard, Mrs. 247, 505
Penison, Johnson's, 105. See Johnson

Probationer, 191
Pepys, William Weller, Esq. 456

Procurators of Edinburgh, their case, 469
Percy, Dr. (Bishop of Droinore,) 8, 14, 34, 48, 134, 135, Professions, some objections to all, 177
158, 180, 280, n. 374, 376, 404, 420, 421, 427

• Project, the,' a pocin, 309
Percy, Dr. Bishop of Dromore,) letters on a difference Pronunciation, 117, 351
between Johnson and him, 375, 3376

Prostitution, 120, 2013
proved to be the heir male of the ancient Earls of Providence, a particular, 515
Northumberland, 374

Prussia, Frederick, King of, his writings, 120
Perkins, Mr. successor to Mr. Thrale, 455

Psalinanazar, George, 357. 439, 516
letters from Johnson to, 228, 46.5, 478, 545

Palms, best metrical translation of, 28, n.
Peters, Mr., Dr. Taylor's upper servant, 287

Public amusements kemp people from vice, 191
Peterborough, Earl of, 534

speaking, no true test of a man's powers, 244, 486
Petitions, popular, to distress Government, easily ob- Puns, 213, 39, 435, 523

tained, 165
Peyton, Mr. 49, 196

Quakers, 282, 382, 383, 495
Phrax, contrasted with Mr. Fox, 372, n.

of their women preaching, 128
Philips, the Musician, Johnson's epitaph on, 36

Queensbury, Charles, la'e Duke of, 253
the Poet, Johnson's Life of, 446

Quin, Jaines, (the actor,) 253
Miss, the Singer, now Mrs. Crouch. See Crouch Quintillian, 441)
Οι φινι ου φιλος, 33, 310, 410

Quotation, classical, the parole of literary men, 461
Phil Rophers, ancient, their good humour with each Qus Deus vult perdere, &c. traced to its source, 486, n.

other in disputation, accounted for, 290
Philosophy, 345

Rackstrow, of Fleet-street, Johnson's Colonel
Peresc, 251

Train Bands, 531)
Pig, the learned, 549

Radclifte, Rev. Dr., Master of Pembroke (
Pinilar, West's translation of, 437

John, M. D. his travelling fello

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