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Ralph, Mr. James, 447, n.
• Rambler,' Johnson's, published, 51, 58

rernarks on, 58, 151, 477, 517

-Shenstone's criticism on, 2000
Ramsay, Allan, Esq. painter to his Majesty,; 367, 23,

305, 547
Ranby, John, Esq. 353
Rank, its importance in Society, 122, 123, 185
• Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, Johnson s, 19, 92, 93,
119, 389, 470

- translated into four languages, 202

- American edition of, ibid.
Reading, the manner and effect of, 10, 208, 250, 300,

349, 378, 33, 435, 497
Reed, Isaac, F.sq. 440
* Rehearsal, the,' Johnson's opinion of that Farce, 530

criticisms on, 190
Reindeer, project for introducing them into England,

190
Relationship, attachment grounded on, diminished by

commerce, 193
Religion and religious establishments, 13, 125, 169, 170,

184, 185, 214, &c. 275, 282, 287, 293, 383, 387, 303,
458, 467, 468, 497

- Roman Catholic and Presbyterian, 168, 169,
218, 418, 521

- that he, who does not feel joy in it, is as far from
the kingdom of heaven, a rash doctrine, 396
Religious orders, 275
Republicans wish to level doton as far as themselves,

but cannot bear to level up to themselves, 123,
Respublice,' the work so entitled, 302
Review, Johnson's plan of one, 82
Reviews and Reviewers, 151, 297, 300, 449, 496
Revolution, celebration of, 483
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, v, 63, 78, 88, 230, 233, 299, 529,
562

- his 'Discourses, 405, 530
- his even and placid temper, 289

- Johnson s letters to, 135, 181, 182, 312, 315,
472, 490, 501, 546

- anecdotes of Johnson by him, 104, 171, 487
Rheumatism, receipt for, 251
Rhyme, 118, 369
Richardson, Mr. Samuel, anecdotes of, 30, 35, 51, 81

165, 346, 337, 438
Richardson compared with Fielding, 154

with French Novelists, 176

his works, 192
Riches, 121, 190, 372, 38, 468, 477, 484
Ridicule, 434
Riots, in 1790, account of, 424, 427
Rising early, 341
Roberts, Miss, 119
Robertson, Rev. Dr. William, 148, 303, 304

his first introduction to Johnson, 303

his works, 155, 212

- his imitation of Johnson's style, 343, 554
Robinson, Sir Thomas, 120, 326
Rochester's Poems, 349
Rolt, Richard, his • Dictionary of Trade and Com-
merce,' 98

anecdotes of, 98
Romances, 8

- reasons for reading them, 434
Roscommon, Life of, 48
Round Robin, literary, 313
Rousseau, 121, 142
Rowe, Mrs., her works, 83
Royal Academy, institutet, 159
Rudd, Mrs. Margaret Caroline, 311, 303
Ruddiman, Mr. Thomas, 54
Rufthead's Life of Pope, 190
Russia, Catharine, Empress of, 331, 445
Rutty, Dr., his Spiritual Diary,' 342
Ryland, Mr. 63

Schoolmasters, 21, 183

law cases respecting them, 187, 135, 136,
Scorpions, curious anecdote concerning, 155
Scotch, their pronunciation, 187

lairds, 112. See Landlord and Tenant
Scotchmen, their steady perseverance to attain an ob
ject, 432

their great nationality, 488
Scotland, and the Scotch, Johnson's opinion of, and

bon-mots on, 117, 124, 135, 162, 175, 213, 233, 234
234, 235, 274, 287, 30, 342, 312, 365, 307, 418, 461,

491
Scottish literature, 251
Scott, Sir William, 128, 169, 371, 458

- Mr., of Amwell, his Elegies, 248

- George Lewis, Esg. 34
Scriptures, the Holy, 314

- Johnson's letter on the proposals to translate
them into Erse, 147
Scripture phrases, 204
Secker, Archbishop, 3, 438
Second sight, 142, 184, 28
Seduction, 23, 557
Selected works, 296, 350
Semel insanivimus omnes, traced to its source, 436, n
Sensibility, 165, 286, 498
Sermons, the best English, 367
Servants, 205, 383
Steward, Rev. Mr. 285, 336, 418

Miss Anna, 6, n., 285, 534

- William, Esq., 326, 341, 473, 47, 491, 496
Shakspeare, compared with Congreve, 164

- with Corneille, 422

with Millon, 452
- his deseription of night, in . Macbeth,'fanity,
165

- his description of Dover Cliff, faulty, 164
- his Witches, of his own creation, 419
Johnson's opinion of, 409, 435, 437

edition of his Plays, 44, 85, 86, 96
134, 139, 520

- Johnson's opinion of his learning, 434

-- remarks on, 138, 165, 313, 434
See Othello and Mrs. Montagu
Shakspeare, the second folio edition of his Plays (12)

adulterated in every page, 330, n.
Sharpe, Rev. Dr. Gregory, 178
Sharpe's Letters on Italy,' 303
Shaw, Cuthbert, his poem of, "The Race,' 149

- Rev. Mr., his Erse Grammar, 320
- his pamphlet on Ossian, 508

Dr. Thomas, the Traveller, 464
Shebbeare, Dr., 464
Shenstone, his verses at an inn, 280
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, Esq. 323
Sheridan, Thomas, Esq. 105, 125, 164, 177, 188, 22,
407, 496, 498, 533

Mrs., 106
Shiels, Mr, Robert, 47, 296
Shipley, Dr. Jonathan, (late Bishop of St. Asaph,; 566
Short hand, 207, 378
Shrewsbury, 198
Siam, embassy from the King of, to Louis the Four-

teenth, 3:35
Siddons, Mrs. her visit to Johnson, 505, &c.
Sibbald, Sir Robert, M.D. 360
Sidney, Sir Philip, his receipt to preserve a wife's chas

tity, 330, n.
Simpson, Joseph, Esq. 94, 136, 296

Johnson's letter to, 94
Sin, original, 468 of seq.
Skene, Sir John, the great antiquary of Smtland, 419, .
Slavery, and Slave trade, 352, 353, 355. See Negrees
Sleep, 141
Slow, its meaning, in the first line of Goldsanith's

Traveller,' 368
Smart, Christopher, &2, 109, 246
Smith, Dr. Adam, 303, 436, 49, 555
- his · Wealth of Nations, 275

Captain, 403

Edmund, his Verses to Pococke, 373
Smollett, Tobias, his letter to Wilkes, 95
Society, civilized, its customs, 121, 122, 124, 142, 16,

218, 308, 371, 457,
Solamen miseris, &c. the author of that line yet us-

discovered, 487, n.
Soldiers, 290, 372, 403
Soinerville, Lord, the Author's warm and grateful to

membrance of him, 4
South, Rev. Dr. 19
South well, Thomas, the second Lord, 63, 408, 484

Schorensberat

nettis te

Sailors, their life, 27
Salamanca l'niversity, 125
Sanderson, Bishop, 57
Sarpi, Paoli, his Council of Trent, '32

his Life, by Johnson, 33
Savage, Richard, anecdotes of, 29, 41
- Johnson's Life of, 40, 42

inquiry as to his birth, 43

his Tragedy of 'Sir Thomas Overbury,' repre
sented, 23
Savages, 301, 495, 597

always cruel, 121
Scarsdale, Lord, 3
Schools, Scottish, do not make critical scholars, 191

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Southwell, Thomas George, the third Lord, 428, n. Temple, Rev. Mr. (the author's old and intimate fried.)
- Viscountess, Johnson's letter to, 423

121, 142, 239
-- the Hon. Edmund, 528, n.

- his well-written character of Gray, 178
Spanish Plays fit only for children, 434

Temple, Sir William, first gave cadence to English rose,
Spearing, Mr., the Attorney, 31
Spectator, the, 204, 253, 297, 301

Tenderness, the want of, a proof of want of parts, 175
Spence, the Rev. Joseph, his account of Blacklock's Testimony, general, 118, 123:-compared with argu-
description of visible objects, unsatisfactory, 129

rent, 519
his. Anecdotes,' 450

Tests, 239
*Spirits, evil, 521

Thames wit, 437
Spleen, the,' a poem, 238

Theocritus, 430
Stanhope, Mr., Lord Chesterfield's son, 70

Thomas, Mr. Nathanael, 315, n.
Stanton, Mr., the Actor, 284

Thomas à Kompis, 360, 518
Staunton, Sir George, Johnson's letter to, 100

Thomson, Rev. James, 304 & seg
- a strolling player, 284

- the Poet, his works, 125, 158, 298
Statuary compared with Painting, 276, 361

- anecdotes of, 324, 330, 402
Steele, kight Hon. Thoinas, 34

Thornton, Bonnel, Esq. his burlesque Ode for St Ceri.
Mr. his · Prosodia Rationalis,' 241

lia's Day, 116
- Sir Richard, 279, 445, 520

Thrale, Henry, Esq. 13, 161, 228, 360, 428, 456
Steevens, George, Esq. assists in Johnson's Shakspeare,

- his death, 456
172, 201

- sale of his brewhouse, 456
- Johnson's letters to, 224, 318

Mrs. See Piossi
- -- coramunications from, respecting Johnson, 531 Thuanus, Johnson's proposed translation of, 561

Thurlow, Lord, his opinion on the Liberty of the Pul-
Sterne, Rev. Laurence, 207. See Tristram Shandy.

pit, 307
Stewart, Francis, Johnson's amanuensis, 421

- his letter to Johnson, 429
Stirling Corporation, 254

- Johnson's opinion of, 486, 532
Stopford, Hon. General Edward, 255

- his letter to the Author on Johnson's proro-
Strahan, William, Esq., 77, 240, 370, 403

sed tour to Italy, 534
his letter recommending Johnson to be brought

- Johnson's letter to him on that occasion, 539
into Parliament, 180

Toleration, 216, 218, 408, 433, 497
- jun. his death, 460

Topham's case, 292, n.
Mrs. Johnson's letters to, 461, 473

Toplady, Rev. Mr. 218
Rev. Mr. 515, 550, 562

Torture in Holland, 129
Strickland, Mrs. 324, n.

Tory, Johnson's description of, 465, 522
Stratford Jubilee. See Garrick

moderate, when in opposition to government, 460
Stuart Family, 206

Towers, Dr. Joseph, 238
Hon. Col. James, 414, 418

-- his Essay on the Life, &c. of Johnson,' 441
- - Hon. and Rev. William, 491

Townley, Charles, Esq. 324, n.
- Andrew, Esq., his letters to Lord Mansfield,

Mr. (the engraver, 364, n.
209

Townsend, Right Hon. Charles, 207
Study, method of, 13, 123, 127

Townson, Rev. Dr. 525
Style, 377; and see Temple, Sir William

Trade, Johnson's remarks on, 166
- of English writers, how far distinguishable, 377 - adventurous, more persons ruined by it than by
- miserably bad in general, in the beginning of the gaming, 294
seventeenth century, 365

Tradesinen retired from business, 174
- Johnson's remarks on, 58, 143

Translation, 18, 298, 868
Style, various kinds of, 197

• Traveller,' Goldsmith's poem, 134
the modern much superior to that of the last

- Johnson's lines in, 140.-His high praise
century, 367 ;-and to that of the reign of Qucen of, 211
Anne, 365

Travelling, 290, 298, 363, 373, 383, 528, 530
instances of particular imitations, 553, &c.

Travels, the Author's, 383
Subordination necessary for society and human happi - books of, good in proportion to what the tra-
ness, 112, 122, 123, 142, 185, 241, 371, 409

veller has previously in his mind, 383
- the ground of all intellectual improve Trimlestown, Lord, 360
ments, 206

Trinity, Johnson's belief in, and just disapprobation of
impaired in England, in modern times, its being discussed in a mixed company, 218
by the increase of money, 371

Tristram Shandy,' 279
Suicide, 209, 477

Truth, importance of a regard to, 120, 275, 331, 31,
Swallows, 155

381, 416, 431, 456, 482, 486, 519, 544
Swearing, 189, 348

· Turkish Spy,' authors of, 492
Sweden, the late King of, 331

Twiss's Travels in Spain, 246
Swift, Earl Gower's letter to, concerning Johnson's ob Tyburn. See Execution of Criminals
taining a degree, 31

Tyers, Mr. Thomas, his odd description of Johnson,
- Johnson's opinion of his Works, 125, 158

- of his Journal-letters to Stella, - anecdotes of, 386
485

Tyrawley, James O'Hara, second Lord, 2014
- Johnson's Life of, 448

Tytler's vindication of Mary, Queen of Scots, 96
- Delany's and Lord Orrery's account of him, 367
Swinfen, Dr 12, 17

Valetudinarian, generally a disagreeable character, 282
Sydenham, Dr., Johnson's Life of, 37

• Vanity of Human Wishes,' Johnson's Poem, 48, 143
Sympathy with others in distress, 165

Vanity cured by living in London, 174

Vansittart, Dr. Robert, 94
Table-talk, Sir Robert Walpole's rule for, 304

Vauxhall Gardens, 386
Tacitus, remarks on his style, 197

Veal, Mrs., 189
Talbot, Mrs. C.tharine, 51

Vesey, Agmondesham, Esq. 437
• Tale of a Tub,' 125, 239

* Vicar of Wakefield,' 114
Taste, 197

written before the Traveller,
alters in the progress of life, 143

but published after, 390
Tastes and characters of men, Sir Joshua Reynold's

- two fine passages, originally in it,
standard for judging of them, 529

struck out by the Author, 407
Taverns, 279

Vilette, Rev. Mr. (ordinary of Newgate, his just claim
• Taxation no Tyranny,' 244

on the public, 533
Taylor, Rev. Dr., Johnson's visit to, 287, 331, 345, 550, · Village, Deserted,' Goldsmith's, 141
564

• Village, Rev. Mr. Crabbe's, 485
-Johnson's letters to, 62, 500, 515

Virgil, compared with Homer, 349
anecdotes of, 7, 15, 50, 61, 208, 336, 346

Johnson's juvenile translations from, 9
- Johnson's characteristic account of, 332

- Baskerville's edition of, presented by Johnson to
- the Chevalier, 411

Pembroke College, 159
- Jeremny, 522

Virtue and vice, 339, 522
- the editor of Demosthenes, 399

· Vision of Theodore the Hermit,' considered by John-
Tea, 34

son the best thing he ever wrote, 48

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522

Visiter, the Universal,' a periodical paper, 247
Vivacity, acquirable, 283

Universal History, the Authors of, 551
Universities, English, not rich enough, 155, 253, 291
Urban, Sylvanus, Johnson's Latin Ode on, 26
Volcanoes, 285
Voltaire, 120, 139, 140, 142, 401
Vows, 145, 146, 401
Usher, Archbishop, 178
Usury, 295, 316
Vyse, Rev. Dr. 178, 548

Johnson's letters to, 326, 327, 558

ex

Wales, Johnson's visit to, 227

- Prince of. See Prince
Walker, J. Cooper, Esq. of the Treasury, Dublin, 86,

323, n.

- James, 494
Wall, Dr., Physician at
Wall of China, 373
Waller, the poet, 387

extract from his Divine Poesy,' 521

- Johnson's Life of, 441
Walmsley, Gilbert, Esq. 16, 17, 51

his letter, recommending Johnson and Gar-
rick, 23
Walpole, Hon. Horace, 529

Sir Robert, his administration defended, 30

his table-talk, 304
Walton, Isaac, his Lives, 226, 227, 251, 278, 320
Wapping, worth being explored, 492
War, 372
Warburton, 45, 69, 88

made a Bishop by Pope, 151, n.
- his contest with Lowth, 151
- Johnson's character of, 443, 521

- his judgement concerning biographers, 1, 2
Ward, the noted Dr. 411
Warley Camp, 402
Warren, the first bookseller in Birmingham, 17
-- Dr., his generous attendance on Johnson, during

his last illness, 558
Warton, Rev. Dr. Joseph, his . Essay on Pope's Life

and Genius,' 124, 190
- Johnson's letters to, 63, 172, 173
- Rev. Thomas, iv, 86, 88, 90, 278, 431

his entertaining account of John-
son's conversation when at Oxford in 1752, 71

- Johnson's letters to, 70, 72, 73,
- 75, 77, 86, 90, 159, 172
Waste, household, hardly definable, 372
Watson, Rev. Dr. (Bishop of Landaff,) 466
Watts, Dr., his works, 83

- his life, 327, 402
Wealth, the right employment of it, 484
Weather, its influence, 118, 125, 250, 543, n.
Webster, Rev. Dr. Alexander, 223, 224
Wedderburne. See Loughborough
Welch, Saunders, Esq. 357. 415

Johnson's letter to, 357
Wentworth, Mr., Johnson's schoolmaster at Stourbridge,
Wesley, Rev. John, 361, 382

-Johnson's letter to, 413
West's Pindar,' 437
Westcote, Lord, confirms to Johnson the truth of his

nephew's vision, 524
Westminster Abbey, first Musical Festival at, 519
Wetherell, Rev. Dr. 277, 527

Johnson's letter to, 272

Wheeler, Rev. Dr., Johnson's letter to,
Whiggism, a negation of all principle, 11)
Whigs, Johnson's defini:ion of, 405
- no great private eninity between them and Toris
White, Rev. Mr. Henry, 348

- Rev. Dr. Joseph, 2012
Whitfield, Rev. George, pow Bishop in Pennsylvania,

his character, 15, 162, 417
Whitefoord, Caleb, Esq. 331
Whitehead, Paul, Esq. 29

- William, Esa, 1, 465
• Whole Duty of Man,' conjectures on its author. 212
Wife, praise from one, delightful, 5+
- qualities of, Sir Thomas Overbury's verses on, 101
- a studious, argumentative one, very troublesonne,

439
Wilcox, Mr., the Bookseller, 29, n.
Wilkes, John, Esq. his jeu d'esprit on Johnson's Dic

tionary, 80
-- meetings between him and Johnson, 308 saq,
461

- Johnson's opinion of, 316
- anecdotes of gallantry related by him, 539

- his advice how to speak at the Bar of the House
of Commons, 360

- his pleasantry on Johnson and himself as to their

politics and religion, 300
William III., King, 243
Williams, Mr. Zachary, Co, 272, n. 80, 81

--- Mrs. Anna, 60, 116, 128, 166, 184, 308, 316, 317,
328, 330, 403

- her general peevishness, 295, 358, 4.59
- Johnson's tenderness for her, 295, 396
her death, 502, 515

Miss Helen Maria, 519

-Sir Charles Hanbury, 150
Wilson, Rev, Mr.,-Johnson's letter to, 481
Windham, Right Hon. William, 325, 491, 562

Johnson's high eulogium on, 542

Johnson's letters to, 499, 544
Wine, the use of, 196, 275, 299, 342, 365, 366,367,

302, 3044, 411, 452, 454, 457
Wirtemberg, Prince of, anecdote of, 194
Wit, 461
Witches, 193, 409. See Shakspeare
Woodhouse, the poetical shoemaker, 177
Words, big ones, not to be used for little matters, 131, 3
Wraxall, N. W. Esq. 423
World, the,' Periodical Essays, 116

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Xenophon's Treatise on Economy, 316

- 'Retreat of the Ten Thousand,' (Book i
affords the earliest specimen of a delincation of cha

racters, 439
Xerxes, Juvenal's fine verses on, 209

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