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Goldsmith, Johnson's epitaphs on him, 312

Hebrides, Johnson's visit to, 124, 155, 181, 184, 222
his bon mots on Johnson, 159, 210, 211, 464,

Johnson's Tour to them, 222
517

the pleasantest journey he ever made, 316
Johnson's opinions of him and his works,

Johnson's Account of his Journey,' 230, 233,
112, 153, 189, 194, 199, 250, 298, 341, 366, 368, 374, 230, 251, 319, 331, 341, 343, 384, 391
387, 389, 407, 436, 438

commended by every body on various grounds,
Good-breeding, perfect,-in what it consists, 163

331.
Good Friday, 248, 249, 387

Hector, Mr. Edmund, 8, 10, n. 19, 40, 41, 287, 472, 515,
Gordon,
Lord George, 424, 456

549.
Gower, Earl, his letter to Swift, in favour of Johnsou, 31

Johnson's Letters to, 475, 550.
Graham, Lord, 409, 466

Verses on a sprig of Myrtle, written by John-
Miss, (now Lady Dashwood,) 417

son for him, 19
Grainger, Dr. his 'Sugar Cane,' 280

Heely, Mr. and Mrs. 149, 547, 548
his Ode on Solitude. 351

Hell, paved with good intentions, 250
Grammar school, Johnson's plan of a, 22.

Helmet, hung out formerly, as a sign of hospitality, 374
Granger, Rev. Mr., his Biographical History,' 316 Henderson, Mr. John, 520, 524
Granville, John Carteret, Earl, 173, n.; anecdote of, 433

the Actor, 240, n. 505
Grattan, Henry, Esq. his oratory censured, 529

Henry, the Historian, should have confined himself to
Gray's poetry, 111, 189, 241, 244, 297, 298, 433

the history of manners, 394
Dr. 263, n.

* Hermippus Redivivus,' Campbell's, 115
Great men not fond of Johnson's company, and why, Heroic Epistle, ' 466, 529
465, 466

Hervey, Hon. Henry, 24, 149
Greek, Johnson's knowledge of, 553

Hon. Thomas, 149, 245
Green, Mr. Richard, of Lichfield, his museum, 418 Hicky, Mr. the painter, 245
letter from Johnson to him, 555

Highwayman, the question of shooting them discussed.
Greenwich Hospital, 127

364
Grenville, Right Hon. George, 180

Higher classes, more virtue found among them than in
Greville, Fulke, Esq., his'
Maxims,' 526

inferior stations, 400
Grierson, Mr. 173

Hill, Aaron, Esq. his account of Irene,' 60, n.
Groot, Dr., a descendant of Grotius, 327

Dr. John, his works, 151
Grotius, 134, 327

Hinchcliffe, Dr. John, Bishop of Peterborough, 422
Grove, Rev. Mr. 297, 439

History and historians, 118, 162, 198, 207, 212, 252, 292
Guardian to Children, instructions relative to the ap- 394
pointment of, 415

great abilities not requisite for writing it, 117
Gustavus Adolphus, Harte's Life of, 454

of Manchester, by Whitaker, for the most
Guthrie, William, Esq. 27, 165, 438

part a dream, 304. See Henry
Gwyn, Mr., the architect, 276

of the house of Yvery praised, 492

Hogarth, 36
Habeas Corpus, 160

Holydays, 282
Habits, early, not conquerable without unremitting ex-

none observed in Scotland, ib.
ertion, 252

Hollis, Thornas, Esq. 456
Hackman, Rev. Mr. 410

Home, Mr. John, his Parody on Derrick, 126
Hailes, Lord, his and Johnson's opinion of each other,

his proposed History of the rising in
120, 125, 268

1745, 340
his Annals of Scotland,' 225, 226, 227, Homer, Johnson's translations from, 9
228, 230, 243, 256, 257, 258, 266, 270, 304, 325, 404,

critiques on, 348, 393, 394
406, 416

Hoole, John, his 'Tasso,' 105
his opinion on entails, 269

his Ariosto,' 453
Hale, Lord Chief Justice, anecdote of, 528

his ‘Cleonice,' 229
Hales, venerable John, his works, 529

Johnson's letters to, 229, 543
Hall, General, 403

curious anecdote of, 489
Mrs. 458

his attention to Johnson, 560, 561
Hamilton, Right Hon. William Gerard, 136, 564

the Rev. Mr. 561
his kindness to Johnson, 506

Hope, life insupportable without, 369
Johnson's Letters to, 506, 545

Horace, Johnson's translations from, 9
Hamilton's Poems 336

his Odes cannot be perfectly translated, 401.-
Hammond, James, author of the Elegies, 435

The translation by Dr. Francis commended, 401
Hanway, Jonas, 82, 175

Horne, Rev. Dr. 226, 278, 566
Happiness, 141, 303, 380. See Life

Horne Tooke, Mr. John, 401
may be obtained, if we apply our hearts to Hospitality, 434, 498
piety, 49

promiscuous, does not procure lasting re-
the reasonable hope of a happy futurity, the gard, 190
only solid basis of happiness, 403

in London, 207
Harleian Miscellany, 44

Houghton Gallery, 638
Harrington, Dr., his Nugæ Antiquæ,' 485

House of Commons, 417, 418, 452, 461
Caroline, Countess of, 332

how a counsel should address that
Harris, James, Esq. of Salisbury, 208, 323, 366, 370

assembly, 359, 360, 452
his high praise of Johnson's Dictionary, 324

Peers, 398
Thomas, Esq. Proprietor of Covent Garden Howard, General, Sir George, 255, n.
Theatre, 323

the Hon. Edward, a celebrated couplet of his
Harte's History of Gustavus Adolphus, 175, 454

mis-quoted, 170, n.
Harwood, Rev. Dr. 299

Hudibras, 253, 298
Hastie. See Schoolmaster

Huggins, Mr. 431
Hastings, Warren, Esq. character of, 449

Hume, David, Esq. his style French, 121
his letter to the author, 450

his Scepticism, 123, 129, 141, 277, 336, 337
Johnson's letters to, 450, 451

his Life, 325
Hawkesbury, Lord, Johnson's letter to, 334

his disbelief of a future state, 16
his Lordship's high opinion of Johnson, Humphrey, Ozias, Esq. 514
335.

Hunter, Mr. Johnson's schoolmaster, 7
Hawkesworth, Dr. 48

Miss, 488, n.
his 'Voyages,' 216

Hurd, Dr. (Bishop of Worcester,) 17, 296, 310, n. 360.
Hawkins, Sir John, 48

488, 521
remarks on his Life of Johnson, 1, 52

Hussey, Rev. Mr. John, 483
contradicted and corrected, 30, n. 34, 41, n. 52,

Rev. Dr. Thomas, 561
53, n. 60, 61, 62, 76, n. 83, 91, 114, 149, n. 280, n. Hutton, Mr. 561
633, n. 547, 548, 556, 558, n. 516, n.

Hutton's . History of Derby,' 340, n.
Rev. Thomas, Poetry Professor at Oxford, Hypochondria, 12
570

Mr., Johnson's first instructor in Latin, 7 Jackson, Henry (one of Johnson's early friends,) 229
Hay, Lord Charles, 436

Jackobite, Johnson's ingenious defence of that charac-
Heard, the word how to be pronounced, 350

ter, 119
Heberden, Dr. 502, &c.

Jackson, Mr., Johnson's schoolfellow, 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 his 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, 465
Influenza, 267

general traits of his character and mode of
Inns, 279

living, 12, 19, 20, 109, 128, 143, 174, 182, 290, 229
Inquisition, 129

233, 289, 290, 317, 339, 340, 348, 36, 303, 433, 135,
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,' 300
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 them 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 Ma-
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 pages
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 Temple's, a
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, 265

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, 123,
declines taking holy orders, 85

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, 488
385, 387, 540

his conversation eminently distinguished by
obtains a pension of 300%. per Ann. 102 f scq. fecundity of fancy, and choice of language, 38, 3
See 104, 530

nothing of the old man in it, 386, 487
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, 139, 171, 189, 1997.
by Oxford University, 242, 243

204, 229, 249, 250, 314, 317, 306, 387, 409, 413, 41,
his interview with the king, 150

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

his independence, 122
the Royal Academy, 159

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

his awful fear of death, 165, 170, 175, 93
visits the Hebrides, 254 See Hebrides

337, 382, 515, 518, 524
Wales, 227

his general tenderness of nature, humanity,
France, 257

and affability, 16, 61, 73, 76, 79, 112, 115, 124, 16,
his account of it, 239

152, 159, 171, 227, 234, 250, 283, 312, 328, 31, 346,
his various places of residence, 416

359, 385, 467, 471, 486, 488, 515, 519, 531, 534, 565
his long and gradual decline, 508

his warm and sometimes violent manner, 64.
his various disorders, 504, 510, 541, 547

162, 170, 175, 294, 346, 374, 380, 383, 394, 38, 410,
medical opinions on his case, 512, 515

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

his placability, 170, 375
progress of his dissolution, 556, to the end

his charity, 174
his will and codicil, 582_Remarks on them, 559

his occasional jocularity, 51, 71, 109, 118
his burning his MSS. 559

161, 167, 220, 251, 281, 284, 336, 338, 419, 457, 483
his MS. account of his own life, 560

his invariable regard to truth, 37, 66, 6, .
his death, 503

215, 274, 361, 363, 381, 444, 526
his funeral, 364

his love of little children, 490
his monuments and epitaphs, 564, 565. His

his kindness to his servants, 315, 499
Changeter and Manners

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

under his protection, 490
20, 8, 64, 6, 108, 13, 24, 25, 318, 40, 487, n.

his bow to an archbishop, 491
his attention to small things, 129, 381

his laugh, 256
his candour, m, 48; increased as he ad-

his engaging to write the history of the As
vanced in life, 304

thor's family, 491
not a complainer; 465, 483; seldom courted

his respect to birth and fanily, 55, 183, ISS,
others, 388

193, 220, 241, 400, 478

[graphic]

Johnson, his love of good eating, 130, 308, 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
249, 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
239

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
see 561

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

vicious 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
Jones, Miss, 86

Law's Serious Call,' 13, 180
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,
342, 357, 361, 374, 485

Learning, 126, 196
Ireland, and the Irish, 86, 213, 233, 418

Lectures, their inutility, 141, 457
Irishmen mix better with English than the Scots do, Lee, Arthur, Esq. 308
213

John, Esq. (the late barrister,) 360

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, 12, 24, 25, 37

Lenox, Mrs. Charlotte, 94, 100, 229, 432, 516
acted, 50, 51

Lesley, Charles, 521, n.

Leverian Museum, 534
Islam, a description of, 347
Judges, 245, 246

Levett, Mr. Robert, 63, 64, 120, 227, 257, 315, 502
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
critick, &c. 438

Lexiphanes, 163
Kames, Lord, 201

letter from, 564
his. Elements of Criticism,' 165

Libels on the dead, and the general doctrine of, 292;

See Topham's case
his ‘Sketches of the History of Man,' 369, 306,

Libel Bill, the late, superfluous, 292, n.
400

Liberty, political and private, 157
Kelly, Hugh, Johnson's prologue to his Word to the
Wise, 323

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

ment of true liberty, 409
Kemble, J. P. Esq. 505

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, 342, n.
Kennedy, Rev. Dr., his . Astronomical Chrono.ogy,

Liddel, Sir Henry, his spirited expedition to Lapland,

190
100
M. D., a singular Tragedy by, 364

Life, reflections on, 176, 177, 209, 302, 304, 340, 524,533

should be thrown into a method, that every hour
Kenn icot, Mrs. 520

may bring employment, 316
Rev. Dr. 177
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, 659
ness not, 478

property, 121, 219, 224, 246, 553
King, Rev. Dr., of St. Mary Hall, 74, 75, 94

men, the written accounts of their lives may be
(dissenting Minister,) 380

made as entertaining as those of any other class, 460

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, 439, 478
Kippis, Dr. 343

critique on, and account

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

Lloyd, Mr. (the Quaker,) 282
Knowledge, 191, 196, 206, 250, 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, 260, 279
Knowles, Mrs. 378, 383, n.

Lockman, Mr. John, 431

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

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

London, 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, 90, 196, 371, 402, 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. 132, 148, 162, 196, 197, 363, 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, 468, 435, 49
Lauder, William, his forgery against Milton, 59 Lowth, Robert, Bishop of London, 181

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, 339, 39 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 Life, of, 41 & seq. See 59 & seq.

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,' 38
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, 463, 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, 563
Trinity College, Dublin, 85, n.

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

Mountstuart, Lord (now Marquis of Bute,) 145, 74,315,
his rule for planting an orchard, 493

418, 469
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, 3112

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

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

of Johnson, 564
Manly beauty, described by Shakspeare and Milton, Mylne, Mr., the Architect, defcnded, 35
Manners, works describing them require notes in sixty Nares, Rev. 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,'54...
Manucci, Count, 250, 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, 352, 83
Marriage, 156, 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, 530
• Matrimonial Thought,' a song, 171

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

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

Mr. John, 441, 490, 547
Mary, Queen of Scots, 96, 223, 231

his communications as to Johnson, so
Natier, Berkeley's notion of its non-existence, contra Nicol, Mr. George, Johnson's letter to, 545
verted, 131

Nil admirari, the propriety of that maxim discussel.

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, 430

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 Chancellor, in
Mayo, Rev. Dr. 217, 379, 380

vour of Johnson, 242
Meeke, 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

Nowell, Rev. Dr. 523
277, 314, 317, 331, 344, 349, 566
Melancthon, 324

Naf yap epxetai, the motto on Johnson's watch, 156
Melmoth, William, Esq. 499

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

letters to, 86, 322
Memis, Dr. 930, 99, 954, 317, 318

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

Ode to Friendship, 39
Metaphysics, 163, 168

on Winter, 45
Metcalfe, Philip Esq. 490

Odes by Cumberland, 300

Ogilvie, Dr. John, 116, 117

Piozzi, Mrs. 138, 273, 27, 28, 463, 456, 41, 517
Oglethorpe, General, anecdotes of, 30, 193, 248, 303, 370, anecdotes of Johnson related by her, corrected,
413

or explained, 6, 13, n. 112, 134, 197, 198, 97, 33),
Old age, 369, 305

537, 639
Oldfield, Dr., anecdote of, 304

letter from her to Johnson, 492
Oldham's imitation of Juvenal, 27

from Johnson to her, 422, 500
Oldys, William, his part in the Harleian Miscellany, 44 burlesque ode to her, 333, n.
Oldinixon, John, 79, n.

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

529
olla Podrida, 566

Right Hon. William, his letter to the Author, on
Omai, 290

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

Pity, not natural to mau, 121
Orford, Lord, his gallery of pictures, 534

Planta, Mr. 263, n.
Omme, Mr., the historian, 233, 378

Planting trees, 319, 353
Captain, 456

Plaxton, Rev. George, 4, ..
Orrery, John, the fifth Earl of, 47, 177, 388, 484

Players,-Porter, Clive, Pritchard, 505

his Life of Swift, 367 Plymouth, Johnson's visit to, 103
Osborn, Francis, his works, 197

Pococke, Edward, the Orientalist, 373, 437
Osborne, Thomas, the Bookseller, 38

Poetry, reflections on, 248, 299, 333, 370
Ossian, Poems of, their merit and authenticity discussed,

not definable, 299
109, 176, 231, 232, 233, 236, 237, 302, 487, 508, 509 Poetry, the cause of languages being preserved, W.
Ostentation, 129, 156, 301, 431, 487, 561

The beauties not translatable, ib.
* 0:hello,' its useful moral, 299

of Johnson, while young, 6, 9, sey. 19
• Othello,' the drunken dialogue in that play the most Poets, Johnson's Lives of. See Lives
excellent of its kind, 209

Politian's Poems, Johnson's projected edition of, 11
the doctrine in that play-' he that is robb'd,' Poor, in England, better provided for than in any other
&c. controverted, 308

country, 142
Otway, 435

Pope, 30, n. 34, 140, 218, 363, 398, 412, 526
Oxford University, highly praised, 155

compared with Dryden, 140

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

his Life, by Ruffaead, 1:
the Rev. John, his answer to Dr. Priestley on

Johnson's translation of his Messiah,' 11
Philosophical Necessity, 331, n.

his Homer,' 300
Palmerston, Henry, the second Viscount, 96, 501

his Universal Prayer,' 415
Pamphlets, 389

his Essay on Man,' 416
Panting, Dr. 14

his Epitaphs, 82
Paoli, General, 160, 162, 189, 207, 203, 297, 337, 391, 533 Johnson's Life of, 443
Paradise, John, Esq. 410

Dr. Walter, his · Old Man's Wish, 434
character of, and Johnson's letter to, 545 Porter, Mrs. (afterwards Johnson's wife,) 20
Parentheses, disapproved of by Johnson, 489

Miss Lucy, 19, n. 283, 419
Parish Clerks, 468

Johnson's letters to, 258, 259, 412, 137, 174, 1,
Parker, Mr. Sackville, 527

510, 511, 576
Parnell, Dr., Goldsmith's Life of, 189

Mrs. the Actress, 500
Johnson's Life of, and Epitaph on, 446

Porteus, Dr. Bellby, Lord Bishop of London, 377, 419,
a disputed passage in one of his poems, 412

453
Parr, Rev. Dr. 434, 504, 565

Portmore, Earl of, 514
Parson, the life of a conscientious one, not an easy life, Praise from those we love, delightful, 54
384

Prayer, 169, 192, 523
Passion Week, 197

Prayer for the dead, 180, 188
Paterson, Mr. Samuel, 192, 315

Prayers and Meditations, Johnson's, 550 - His extraor
his son, 315, 500, 514

dinary prayer for his departed wife, 61
'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, Dodsley's, 48
Patriotism, 247

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

Prendergast, Mr., remarkable anecdote of, 198
Pearce, Dr. Zachary, Bishop of Rochester, 79, 222 Presentiment, a remarkable story concerning, 195
Peers, House of, ought generally to exercise their judi- Presbyterians, 168
cial power, 398

Price, Dr. 504
of Scotland, and their undue influence, 507, 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, 487
70

Pringle, Sir John, 307, 314, n., 307
Pembroke College, Oxford, eminent men of, 15

Printing, 298
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. 455

Procurators of Edinburgh, their case, 469
Percy, Dr. (Bishop of Dromore,) 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 poem, 309
Percy, Dr. Bishop of Dromore,) letters on a difference Pronunciation, 187, 351
between Johnson and him, 375, 376

Prostitution, 126, 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

Psalmanazar, George, 347, 449, 516
letters from Johnson to, 228, 465, 478, 545

Psalms, best metrical translation of, 289, n.
Peters, Mr., Dr. Taylor's upper servant, 287

Public amusements keep 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, 390, 455, 520

tained, 165
Peyton, Mr. 48, 186

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

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

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

Quin, James, (the actor,) 253
Miss, the Singer, now Mrs. Crouch. See Crouch Quintillian, 440
Οι φιλοι ον φιλος, 53, 310, 410

Quotation, classical, the parole of literary men, 461
Philosophers, ancient, their good humou with each Quos Deus vult perdere, &c. traced to its source, 486, n.

other in disputation, accounted for, 290
Philosophy, 385

Rackstrow, of Fleet-street, Johnson's Colonel
Pieresc, 254

Train Bands, 530)
Pig, the learned, 548

Radcliffe, Rev. Dr., Master of Pembroke Cri
Pindar, West's translation of, 437

John, M. D. his travelling fellor

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