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upon, 670

French, the, high in every depart- notions of gentility, 69-knight-
ment, 293

ed, 81-Sir John, how unlucky
Friendship, an Ode, 67--its qua- upon all occasions, 88, 89

lities, 325 -how formied, 572 History, what its real character, 418,
Frisick, the, or the language of 419-how should be written, 487
Dutch Friesland, 221

Hop Garden, the, a Poem, 468
Future state, thoughts on the sub- Horace, translation of, 14
ject of a, 315

Horne, Rev. Mr. publishes lois Let-
Gaming, effects of, 322-remarks ter on the English Particle, 673
on, 490, 491

Hospitality, difference between an-
Garrick, invested with theatrical cient and modern, 318

power, 84—why compared to a sa- Hottentot, character of a respecta-
lad, 87-complimentary epigram ble, by Lord Chestertield, intend.
by,on Johnson's Dictionary, 137– ed for Johnson, 118

how admired by Johnson, 274 Housebreakers, why timorous, 787
Garrick, Mr. Peter, 272

Hume, style of Mr. David, censured
Gentleman, Mr. his representation of by Dr. Johnson, 203—he and
“Dictionary Johnson," 181

other innovators, vain men, and
Ghost, John Wesley's story of a, 643 why, 205—on Miracles, his ar-
Ghosts, their appearance Jebated guments answered, 206_remark-

able confession of, 231-pot afraid
Goat, motto for a, belonging to of annihilation, 566—History of
J. Banks, Esq. 305

England, by, 265
Goldsmith, Dr. Oliver, a singular Jack Ellis, a money scrivener, 490

character, 191, 192-an inspired James's Medicinal Dictionary, 68
ideot, 192-his epitaph, written James, Dr. death of, 482
by Dr. Johnson, 192-one of the Idler, the, various papers in by whom
brightest ornaments of the John- written and contributed, 1514
sonian school, 194-anecdotes of, similarity in this and a poem by
251, 252, 365, 366, 367, 620- Blacklock, 152
life of Parnell by, 317-death of, Jealousy of friends above us, causes
380

of, 481
Good humour, a rare quality in life, Iliad, translation of the sixth book,
417

15
Good Natured Man, Goldsmith's Imitators of Johnson's style enume-
praised by Johnson, 254

rated, 916, 917.918
Goodness constitutional, not found. Incident, a curious, in the life of
ed on principl

why cannot be Johnson, 511, 512,513, 646-
depended on, 205

an odd one, 159, 490
Greenwich hospital too magnificent, Infidels, how many in England,

212 - park, why not equal to 415
Fleet-street, 213

Inns, English, the excellence of, 467
Grierson, Mr. account of, 288 Inquisition, arguments for the, 215
Grongar Hill, when first published, Interview, amusing, between Dr.
882

Johnson and Mr. John Wilkes,
Guthrie, account of, 47,

48

514 to 518
Gwyn, the architect, a lively rattling Inward light, mischievous effects of,
fellow, 461, 462

294
Hamilton of Bangour, poems by, Johnson, Samuel, birth of, 6-Mi-
565

chael, account of, 0, 7-Johusou,
Happiness, how far connected with

account of the mother of, 7, 8-
large property, 20+

power of the memory of, 8-his
Harleian Miscellany, preface to the, iufant precocity, 9-instances of
74

the excellence of his sight, 9-is
Harte, account of Mr. Canon of touched for the scropbula by
Windsor, 291

Queen Anne,ib.- his early instruc-
Harwood, Dr. writings of, 497

tors, 10-his obligations to Mr.
Hawkins's Life of Jobpson, 2-his Hunter, 11-superiority over his

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fellows, ib. - how distinguished lates Father Paul Sarpi's History,
at school, 12-the tenacity of 56-makes various proposals to
his memory, ib.
his pearness

Mr. Cave, 57, 58 — writes the
of sight, ib.-anecdotes of, by life of Boerhaave, 59—and Mar
Dr. Percy, Bishop of Dromore, ib. mor Norfolciense, 60—his mo-
-is sent to Stourbridge school, tions or tricks improperly called
ib.-early proofs of his genius, 13, convulsions, 61-an instance of
14, 15-bis idleness at home, 18 his absence of mind, ib. a fre-

-is entered a comnioner of Pem- quent visitor at the house of Mr.
broke College, Oxford, ib.-bis Richardson, ib.-his first meeting
modesty and bebaviour at college, with Hogarth, 62-writes an epi-
19-poetical powers, ib.-trans- taph on Philips, ib. — Epigram
lates Pope's Messiah into Latin by, on George II, ib.--his various
verse, ib. -objections to his Latin productions in the Gentleman's
poetry, 20--is afflicted with melan- Magazine, 63, 64-regrets hav.
choly, 20, 21—communicates his ing been the author of fictions
case to Dr. Swinfen, ib..

that passed for realities, 64-beats
clared hypochondriac, 21-ap- Osborne the bookseller, 65-let-
prehends insanity, 22--his reli- ters to Mr. Cave by, 65, 66—10
gious progress, 22, 23—bis course Dr. Birch and Mr. Levett, 68-
of reading at Oxford, ib.-his wanders through the streets at night
mode of coniposition, 24—his a. with Savage, 70-exbibits the ge-
partment in Pembroke College, nius of Savage to the best advan.
ib.-his misery and poverty, 25- tage, 71,72—his prejudice against
his regard for Pembroke College, players, 71-triumphs over them,
ib._instances of bis pride, 26- 72- bis literary career almost to-
why compelled to leave college, tally suspended, 75-contributes
ib.-death of his father, 27-with several poetical pieces to the Gen-
what families connected, 27,28 — tleman's Magazine, 76-writes a
is employed as an usher in Lei-

prologue for David Garrick, 77-
cestershire, 29-goes to Birming- epoch of his Dictionary, 78-plan
ham,ib.- translates Lobo's Voyage of that work, 78, 79, 80-kindness
to Abyssinia,30--specimens of this, of to his friends, 80-considered as
31-returns to Litchfield,32- first

luggiog at his oar," 81-forms
letter to Mr.Cave, ib.-- is enamour- the club in Ivy Lane, ib.—writes a
ed with a young female Quaker, 33 Life of Roscommon, ib. - and
-specimens of his amatory verses, the Preface to the Preceptor, 82
ib.—his personal defects, 35—is -publishes the Vanity of Hu-
married at Derby, ib.---sets up a man Wishes, 82, 83—the first per-
private academy, 36-effects of his formance of bis Irene, 84, 85-
tumultuous and awkward fondness appears behind the scenes, ib.-
of Mrs. Johnson, 37-writes a shews many acts of kindness to the
part of his tragedy of Irene, 38 players, 86-leaves off frequent-
-arrives in the metropolis with ing the green-room, and why, ib.
David Garrick, 39-anecdotes of, Commences his Rambler, 86,
ib.-his first lodgings, 40-his 87—the effects of Mrs. Johnson's
Ofellus in the Art of Living in

approbation of it, 90-bis lan-
London, ib.- his narrow circum-

guage too masculine for ladies,
stances, 41 – bis description of 97-letter from, to Dr. Birch, 98
Harry Hervey, ib.-letter of, to -his strong abhorrence of Mil-
Mr. Cave, ib.-returns to Litch- ton's political notions, 99-bis
field, and finishes Irene, 42-re- prologue to Comus, ib.-writes
moves to London, 44- his first the life of Dr. Cheynell, ib.-his
performance in the Gentleman's indignation against Lauder, 100
Magazine, 45, 46—is engaged by - bis charitable disposition to-
Mr. Cave, 47—his contributions, wards Mrs. Anna Williams, 101
48 account of his

- his feelings on the death of his
London, a Poem, 49, 50-trans- wife, how expressed, 102, 103,

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104-Mrs. interred at Bromley, ney, 150-publishes the Idler,151
in Kent, 105_catalogue of his -adds the Essay on Epitaphs, and
friends, 105, 106-a pleasant the Dissertation on those of Pope,
anecdote characteristical of, 107 &c., 152 writes bis Rasselas

-passes a considerable time at Prince of Abyssinia, 157-cha-
Oxford, 103--intimacy of with racter of this, by Boswell, ib.
Mr. Beauclerk and Langton, 108,

writes a Dissertation on the Greek
109 - composes a prayer, ib. - Comedy for Mrs. Lennox, 159—
engages in the Adventurer with and the Introduction to a Collec-
Dr. Joseph Warton, 110, 111- tion of Voyages and Travels, 160
writes a dedication to Mrs. Len- makes another excursion to
nox's Shakespeare Illustrated, 12 Oxford, 161-his thoughts on the
-and the Life of Edward Cave, life of a sailor, ib.-enters into a
ib.-Dictionary of, recommended

controversy upon the subject of
by the Earl of Chesterfield, 113 architecture with Mr. Mylne, 163
-his letter to this nobleman on -writes an address for the pain-
the subject, 1144his character ters to George III, on his acces-
of Lord Chesterfield, and his sion to the throne, and the De-
letters to his natural son, 117– dication to Mr. Bareti's Italian
his character of Bolingbroke's and English Dictionary, 164-
works, 118-revisits Oxford, ib.--- becomes acquainted with Mr. A.
memorial of, by Warton, 119, Murphy, 165-writes the preface
120-anecdotes of, 120, 121– to Rolt's Dictionary of Trade and
letters from, to Mr. Warton, 121, Commerce, 167 — writes a dedica.
122, and to the Rev. Dr. Hud- tion to the King for the Rev. Dr.
desford, &c. 126-to Mr. Bur- Kennedy, Rector of Bradley, in
ney, 129–to Bennet Langton, Derbyshire, 171—and another to
130-to the Rev. Thomas War- the Earl of Middlesex, of Mrs.
ton, 131, 132-remarks on the Lennox's “ Female Quixote,"
publication of his Dictionary, 133, and a preface to the catalogue of
-his double talent, ib. de- the Artists' Exhibition, 172-ob.
finitions in bis Dictionary, not tains a pension of three hundred
fully defensible, 134, 135—the pounds a year from his present
desponding tone of his preface, majesty, 175-remarks on his de.
136-his scheme of life for Sun- finitions of pension and pensioner,
day, 138—price obtained for his 175, 176-confesses his ignorance
Dictionary, ib.- his liberal opinion to a lady, 177-accompanies Sir
of the booksellers, ib. — writes Joshua Reynolds to Devonshire,
some Essays in the Universal Vi- ib. writes a character of Col.
sitor, 139, and contributes to the lins, 180-difference between bim
Literary Magazine, ib.-his Ori- and Sheridan, 181-writes a de-
ginal Essays, 140—his reviews of dication to the Queen, of Mr.
books, ib.-character of his Ob- Hoole's Tasso, 180—is introdu-
servations on the present State of ced to Boswell by Mr. Davies,
Affairs, 141-his patriotic spirit 183—is refused an order by Gar-
further proved, ib.his defence rick, 184—his ideas of the “ Ele-
of tea against Mr. Hanway's ob- ments of Criticism,” 184 - ex.
jections to it, 142-his most ex- traordinary vigour of bis conver-
quisite Critical Essay, or his re. sation, 185–his appearance when
view of Soame Jenyos, 143-pro- first visited by Boswell, at his
poses an edition of Shakespeare, chambers in the Temple, ib -
145-refuses a valuable church writes, in the Critical Review, the
living, 145, 146-letter from, to account of“ Telemachus,a Mask,"
the author of Dissertations on the 191-his bistory of Goldsmith's
History of Ireland, 146-to the distressed situation, 193--bis opi-
Rev.Mr.Warton, 147--10 Mr. Bur. nion of Dr. John Campbell, and
ney, 147, 148--to Bennet Langton, Churchill the poet, 194, 195—of
Esq. 148-sketch of, by Dr. Bur. Bonnel Thornton's Burlesque Ode,

195 - and the World and the Litchfield, 252_instance of his
Connoisseur, ib.—his remarks on tenderness, ib..-writes a dedica-
Dr. Ogilvie's Poems, 196-his re- tion to the king, of Mr. Adams's
marks on his own pension, 199- Treatise on the Globes, 253—and
his ingenuity in talking Jacobitism, the Prologue to Goldsmith's
200-bis definition of Whiggism, “Good Natured Man,” ib. frag.
ib.-- his opinion of the King of arents of his conversation, 254,
Prussia's writings, 201 - his li- 255--renews his promise of com-
brary described, 202-his love of

ing to Scotland, 255-bis preju-
youthful acquaintance, 206-pro- dice against Scotland, 256-bis
poses a visit to the Western sentiments on adultery, 257-the
İslands of Scotland, 208-writes inscription on his dial plate, 258
the life of Ascham, and the dedi- his notions of popular liberty, 260
cation of that writer's English --regard for Francis Barber, ib.
works, 215—his appetite and vo- -rudeness to Dr. Percy, 2014
racity in eating, 217-his opinion -particulars of his conversation,
of Bishop Berkeley's principles, 265-his thoughts on singularity,
218-visits the Langton family in and a London life, 267-plays off
Lincolnshire, 221-his reasons for his wit against Scotland pleasant-
not continuing his attendance at ly, 268--attacks Prior powerfully,
the Literary Club, 223-—-writes a ib.-accounts for the popularity of
review of Graingers “Sugar Cane," Whitfield, 269—his conversation
a Poem in the London Chronicle, on Pope, Shakespeare, Congreve,
.224 and an account of Gold- and Sheridan, 271, 272-his cha-
smith's “ Traveller” in the Cri- racter of feeling people, 275-ap-
tical Review, ib. is severely af- pears as an evidence at the old
flicted by lowness of spirits, 225 Bailey in favour of Baretti, 276-

-his babit of talking to bimself, the vigour of his understanding,
ib.-another peculiarity in walk- how cramped by his orthodoxy,
ing, ib.-his custom of shaking 281-bis ihoughts on purgatory,
his head, rubbing his knee, chew- ib.--on death, 282.-on Blackmore,
ing the cud, &c. ib.-visits the 283_-on marriage, 285-publishes
University of Cambridge, 226- the False Alarm, ib.-his general
is created Doctor of Laws by 'Tri- mode of life, 296~his good offices
nity College, Dublin, 227-in-

in behalf of many of the natives of
tends to become a politician, and Scotland, 291 — his acrimony,
to study the law, 228-is introdu- 292-publishes Thoughts on the
ced into the family of Mr. Thrale, late Transactions respecting Falk-
ib.his esteem for Mr. Thrale, land's Islands, 300—prepares a
229.-publishes bis Shakespeare, fourth edition of his Dictionary,
230— treats Voltaire very con- 311-receives Sir Alexander Mac-
temptuously, ib.-excels in writ. donald, 313-sets out for Scot-
ing dedications, 231 — took no land, 372-returns to London,
part in the Traveller, 233-the

373, 374 _makes the tour of
lines furnished by to Goldsmith's Wales in company with Mr. and
“ Deserted Village," 234 — his Mrs. Thrale, 3834his difference
character of Rousseau and Vol. with Macpherson, 391-instances
taire, 236-anecdotes of, 237- of his courage, 392, 393-engages
his ideas on making verses, ib. in the Ossian Controversy, ib.
contracts an intimacy with Mr. publishes“ Taxation no Tyranny,"
Chambers, 243-writes the de-

393, 394, 395--receives bis dj-
dication to the King, of Gwyo’s ploma as Doctor of Laws, from
London and Westminster Impro- Oxford, 402-goes to Bedlam
ved, and some pieces in a volume with Mr. Boswell, 423-sets out
of Miscellanies, by Mrs. Anna to Paris, 428-returns to Streat-
Williams, ib.-bas a private con- ham, 430_his Diurnal Register,
versation with his majesty, 248, 431 to 439 his ability in writing
249 - passes three months at Frencb, 441-a few of his wayings

442, 443-abstains from wine, his illuess, 902 to 909~-translates
460—the wretchedness of a sea an Ode of Horace, and composes
life, ib. his opinion of statuary, several prayers, 909-bis thoughts
461-goes to Oxford with Mr. on a learned pig, 911-writes a
Boswell, 462-goes to Bath with list of the authors of the Univer.
Mr. and Mrs. Thrale, 500_re- sal History, 913-bis preparations
turns to London, 503---writes an for and fears of death, 919 to
Epitaph on Dr. Goldsmith, 520 928—his decease on December

- is presented with a Round Ro. 13, 1784, 928—his funeral, how
bin on the subject, 521-reads conducted,929-bis intended mo.
and approves of Dr. Blair's Ser-

nument, 930_his figure and cha-
mons, 529-assists a relative of

racter, ib.
Dr. Goldsmith, 530 -- writes a Johusoniana, or Bons Mots of Dr.
prayer for Easter Day, ib.-his Johnson, a spurious production,
Journey to the Western Islands of

458, 459
Scotland, 532 - commences bis Journal, a necessity of keeping, 201
Lives of the English Poets, 538, Irene, extracts from, 42, 43—first
539—writes a dedication to the performance of, 85 - did uot
King, of the works of Dr. Zachary please the public, ib.
Pearce, 540--and a prologue to Kaimes, Lord, Sketches of the His.
a Word to the Wise, a Comedy, tory of Man, 672
by Mr. H. Kelly, 541-proposes Kenrick, Mr. his violent attack up-
Mr. Brinsley Sheridan, as a mem. on Johnson's Shakespeare, 230--
ber of the Literary Club, 542- answered by Mr. Barclay, ib.
arrives at Ashbourne, 553—writes Kennicot, collations of Dr. 295
Dr. Dodd's Speech to the Recor. | King, why the, cando no wrong, 197
der of London, and the Convict's -a fine gentleman, 251
Address to his unhappy Brethren, Kings, great ones always social, 204
558, 559—and his Solemn DeclaKnowledge, all of some value, 414
ration, 560-letter from, to Dr. | Knowles, Mrs. her dialogue with
Dodd, ib.--and another for him Dr. Johnson, 644
to the King, 561-a good descrip- | Langton, Bennet, Esq. account of,
tion of, by Dr. Taylor, 565_ ||

107
who the best imitators of his Langton, Mr. Peregrine, an account
style, 566, 567—his ideas on me- of his mode of living, 239
lancholy and madness, 578, 579 Language, accuracy and Aow of, how
- characteristical portraits by, obtained, 87
581 to 591-instances of his li- Lauder, a literary impostor, 100
berality, 605—his thoughts on Law, Dr. Johnson's thoughts on the
emigration, 609, 610-leaves practice of, 235
off drinking wine, 616 — his Law's Serious Call, character of, 292
thoughts of Pennant's Travels,630, Lay patrons in the church, claims of,
633—bis different places of resi- adjusted, 358, 359
dence in London, 702-completes Learning, difference it makes in peo-
his Lives of the Poets, 741-his ple of common life,209,210-state
manner of walking the streets, of, in France and England, 621
759, 760—is visited by Mrs. Sed. Leeds, verses on the marriage of the
dons, 848-is seized with a drop- Duke of, 732
sy, 860—and a cough, 863—his Letter to Bennet Langton, Esq. 154,
thoughts on death, 879, 880– 166, 238, 239, 253, 300, 304,
returns from Oxford, 884—-in- 307-to J. Boswell, Esq. 219,
tends going to Italy, 895-in- 232, 241, 258, 264, 284, 303,
formed by Mrs. Thrale of ber in- 306, 337, 339, 371, 372, 373—to
tention to marry Signor Piozzi, Mrs. Johnson, 155, 156—to Miss
ib. -- orders a stone to be put Porter, 156—to Mrs. Lucy Por-
upon his wife, thirty years after ter, 258---to a lady, 173-to J.
her death, 900 --- writes various Simson, Esq. 160—to Mr. W.
letters, 901 --with a journal of Drummond, 414, 245, 246-to

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