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Ralph, Mr. James, 417, n.

Schoolmasters, 21, 183
* Rambler,' Johnson's, published, 51, 58

law cases respecting them, 189, 195, 196,
rernarks on, 58, 151, 477, 517

355
Shenstone's criticisin on, 2

Scorpions, curious anecdote concerning, 155
Ramsay, Allan, Esq. painter to his Majesty,; 367, 33, Scotch, their pronunciation, 187
305, 547

lairds, 112. See Landlord and Tenant
Ranby,
John, Esq. 353

Scotchmen, their steady perseverance to attain an ob
Rank, its importance in Society, 122, 123, 185

ject, 432
• Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, Johnson s, 19, 92, 93,

their great nationality, 483
119, 389, 470

Scotland, and the Scotch, Johnson's opinion of, and
translated into four languages, 202

bon-mots on, 117, 124, 155, 162, 175, 213, 213, 214
American edition of, ibid.

234, 235, 274, 287, 350, 342, 372, 365, 367, 418, 61,
Reading, the manner and effect of, 10, 208, 250, 300, 491
349, 378, 303, 435, 497

Scottish literature, 251
Reed, Isaac, Esq. 440

Scott, Sir William, 128, 169, 371, 458
* Rehearsal, the, Johnson's opinion of that Farce, 530

Mr., of Amwell, his Elegies, 248
criticisms on, 190

George Lewis, Esq. 24
Rein-deer, project for introducing them into England, Scriptures, the Holy, 304
190

Johnson's letter on the proposals to translate
Relationship, attachment grounded on, diminished by

them into Erse, 147
commerce, 193

Scripture phrases, 204
Religion and religious establishments, 13, 125, 169, 170, Secker, Archbishop, 3, 438
184, 185, 214, &c. 275, 282, 287, 293, 383, 357, 383,

Second sight, 142, 184, 22
458, 457, 468, 497

Seduction, 293, 567
Roman Catholic and Presbyterian, 168, 169,

Selected works, 296, 360
218, 418, 521

Semel insanivimus omnes, traced to its source, 436, n
that he, who does not feel joy in it, is as far from Sensibility, 165, 286, 498
the kingdom of heaven, a rash doctrine, 396

Sermons, the best English, 367
Religious orders, 275

Servants, 205, 383
Republicans wish to level doron as far as themselves,

Steward, Rey, Mr. 285, 336, 418
but cannot bear to level up to themselves, 123,

Miss Anna, 6, n., 285, 534
Respublicæ,' the work so entitled, 302

William, Esq., 326, 341, 473, 48, 491, 496
Review, Johnson's plan of one, &2

Shakspeare, compared with Congreve, 164
Reviews and Reviewers, 151, 297, 300, 449, 496

with Corneille, 422
Revolution, celebration of, 483

with Milton, 452
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, v, 63, 78, 88, 230, 233, 299, 529,

his deseription of night, in . Macbeth,' fauity,
562

165
his Discourses,' 405, 530

his description of Dover Cliff, faulty, 164
his even and placid temper, 289

his Witches, of his own creation, 419
Johnson s letters to, 135, 181, 182, 312, 315,

Johnson's opinion of, 409, 43, 437
472, 490, 501, 546

edition of his Plays, 4, 85, 86, 9
anecdotes of Johnson by him, 104, 171, 487

134, 139, 520
Rheumatism, receipt for, 251

Johnson's opinion of his learning. 434
Rhyme, 118, 369

remarks on, 138, 165, 33, 434
Richardson, Mr. Samuel, anecdotes of, 30, 35, 51, 81

See Othello and Mrs. Montagu
165, 346, 387, 438

Shakspeare, the second folio edition of his Plays (12)
Richardson compared with Fielding, 154

adulterated in every page, 330, n.
with French Novelists, 176

Sharpe, Rev. Dr. Gregory, 178
his works, 192

Sharpe's Letters on Italy,' 303
Riches, 121, 190, 372, 38, 468, 477, 484

Shaw, Cuthbert, his poem of, The Race,' 149
Ridicule, 434

Rev. Mr., his Erse Grammar, 320
Riots, in 1780, account of, 424, 427

his pamphlet on Ossian, 508
Rising early, 341

Dr. Thomas, the Traveller, 464
Roberts, Miss, 119

Shebbeare, Dr., 464
Robertson, Rev. Dr. William, 148, 393, 394

Shenstone, his verses at an inn, 280
his first introduction to Johnson, 303

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, Esq. 323
his works, 155, 212

Sheridan, Thomas, Esq. 105, 125, 164, 177, 188, 229, 238
his imitation of Johnson's style, 343, 554

407, 496, 498, 533
Robinson, Sir Thomas, 120, 326

Mrs., 106
Rochester's Poems, 349

Shiels, Mr. Robert, 47, 296
Rolt, Richard, his • Dictionary of Trade and Com-

Shipley, Dr. Jonathan, late Bishop of St. Asaph, ; 36
merce,' 98

Short hand, 207, 378
anecdotes of, 98

Shrewsbury, 198
Romances, 8

Siam, embassy from the King of, to Louis the four-

teenth, 305
reasons for reading them, 434
Roscommon, Life of, 48

Siddons, Mrs. her visit to Johnson, 505, &c.
Round Robin, literary, 313

Sibbald, Sir Robert, M.D. 360
Rousseau, 121, 142

Sidney, Sir Philip, his receipt to preserve a wife's chas
Rowe, Mrs., her works, 83

tity, 330, n.
Royal Acaderny, institutel, 159

Simpson, Joseph, Esq. 34, 136, 296
Rudd, Mrs. Margaret Caroline, 311, 393

Johnson's letter to, 94
Ruddiman, Mr. Thomas, 54

Sin, original, 468 4 seq.
Rufthead's Life of Pope, 190

Skene, Sir John, the great antiquary of Smtland, 419. n.
Russia, Catharine, Empress of, 331, 445

Slavery, and Slave trade, 352, 353, 353. See Negrees
Rutty, Dr., his Spiritual Diary,' 342

Sleep, 141
Ryland, Mr. 63

*Slow,' its meaning, in the first line of Goldsinith's

Traveller,' 368

Smart, Christopher, 8, 109, 246
Sailors, their life, 276, 372, 508

Smith, Dr. Adam, 393, 436, 488, 555
Salamanca University, 125

his Wealth of Nations,' 275
Sanderson, Bishop, 57

Captain, 403
Sarpi, Paoli, his Council of Trent, 32

Edmund, his verses to Pococke, 373
his Life, by Johnson, 33

Smollett, Tobias, his letter to Wilkes, 95
Savage, Richard, anecdotes of, 2, u

Society, civilized, its customs, 121, 122, 124, 142, 16,
Johnson's Life of, 40, 42

209, 308, 371, 457,
inquiry as to his birth, 43

Solamen miseris, &c. the author of that line yet us-
his Tragedy of Sir Thomas Overbury,' repre discovered, 487, n.
sented, 223

Soldiers, 290, 372, 403
Savages, 301, 495, 597

Soinerville, Lord, the Author's warm and grateful to
always
cruel, 121

membrance of him, 44
Scarsdale, Lord, IN

South, Rev. Dr. 169
Schools, Scottish, do not make critical scholars, 191 Southwell, Thomas, the second Lord, 3, 408, 484

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

1201, 142, 238
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

370
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

ment, 519
his. Anecdotes,' 450

Tests, 239
*Spirits, evil, 521

Thames wit, 437
Spleen, the,' a poem, 298

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

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

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

Thomson, Rev. James, 304 g 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. 137, 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
communications 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, 522
Stopford, Hon. General Edward, 255

his letter to the Author on Johnson's propo
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.

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, 2008
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 Queen of, 211
Anne, 365

Travelling, 290, 298, 363, 373, 383, 528, 530
instances of particular imitations, 553, &c. Travels, the Author's, 363
Subordination necessary for society and human happi-

books of, good in proportion to what the tra-
ness, 112, 122, 123, 142, 185, 241, 371, 499

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, 204
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, 396
Tacitus, rernarks 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
Jeremy, 522

Virtue and vice, 349, 522
the editor of Demosthenes, 309

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

son the best thing he ever wrote, 48

Visiter, the Universal,' a periodical paper, 247

Wheeler, Rev. Dr., Johnson's letter to, 184
Vivacity, acquirable, 283

Whiggism, a negation of all principle, 11)
Universal History, the Authors of, 551

Whigs, Johnson's definition of, 405
Universities, English, not rich enough, 155, 253, 291

no great private enmity between them and Toris,
Urban, Sylvanus, Johnson's Latin Ode on, 26

522
Volcanoes, 285

White, Rev. Mr. Henry, 548
Voltaire, 120, 139, 141, 142, 401

Rev. Dr. Joseph, 2012
Vows, 145, 146, 401

Whitfield, Rev. George, now Bishop in Pennsylvania,
Usher, Archbishop, 178

his character, 15, 162, 417
Usury, 295, 396

Whitefoord, Caleb, Esq. 331
Vyse, Rev. Dr. 178, 548

Whitehead, Paul, Esq. 29
Johnson's letters to, 326, 327, 558

William, Esą, 1, 465

Whole Duty of Man,' conjectures on its author. 212
Wales, Johnson's visit to, 227

Wife, praise from one, delightful, 54
Prince of. See Prince

qualities of, Sir Thomas Overbury's verses on, 101
Walker, J. Cooper, Esq. of the Treasury, Dublin, 86, a studious, argumentative one, very troublesoine,
323, n.

439
James, 494

Wilcox, Mr., the Bookseller, 29, n.
Wall, Dr., Physician at Oxford, 522

Wilkes, John, Esq. his jeu d'esprit on Johnson's Dic
Wall of China, 373

tionary, 80
Waller, the poet, 387

meetings between him and Johnson, 308 ters,
extract from his Divine Poesy,' 521

461
Johnson's Life of, 441

Johnson's opinion of, 346
Walmsley, Gilbert, Esq. 16, 17, 51

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anecdotes of gallantry related by him, 52
his letter, recommending Johnson and Gar. his advice how to speak at the Bar of the House
rick, 23

of Commons, 360
Walpole, Hon. Horace, 529

his pleasantry on Johnson and himself as to their
Sir Robert, his administration defended, 30

politics and religion, 300
his table-talk, 304

William III., King, 243
Walton, Isaac, his . Lives, 226, 227, 251, 278, 320 Williams, Mr. Zachary, Co, 272, n. 80, 81
Wapping, worth being explored, 492

Mrs. Anna, 60, 116, 128, 166, 184, 308, 316, 317,
War, 372

328, 330, 403
Warburton, 45, 69, 88

her general peevishness, 295, 358, 459
made a Bishop by Pope, 151, n.

Johnson's tenderness for her, 295, 396
his contest with Lowth, 151

her death, 502, 5115
Johnson's character of, 443, 521

Miss Helen Maria, 519
his judgement concerning biographers, 1, 2

Sir Charles Hanbury, 150
Ward, the noted Dr. 411

Wilson, Rev. Mr. Johnson's letter to, 491
Warley Camp, 402

Windham, Right Hon. William, 325, 491, 562
Warren, the first bookseller in Birmingham, 17

Johnson's high eulogium on, 542
Dr., his generous attendance on Johnson, during

Johnson's letters to, 499, 344
his last illness, 558

Wine, the use of, 196, 275, 299, 342, 365, 360, 367,
Warton, Rev. Dr. Joseph, his Essay on Pope's Life 392, 34, 411, 452, 454, 457
and Genius,' 124, 190

Wirtemberg, Prince of, anecdote of, 194
Johnson's letters to, 65, 172, 173

Wit, 461
Rev. Thomas, iv, 86, 88, 90, 278, 431

Witches, 193, 409. See Shakspeare
his entertaining account of John- Woodhouse, the poetical shoemaker, 177
son's conversation when at Oxford in 1752, 71 Words, big ones, not to be used for little matters, 131, 34

Johnson's letters to, 70, 72, 73, Wraxall, N. W. Esq. 423
75, 77, 86, 90, 159, 172

World, the,' Periodical Essays, 116
Waste, household, hardly definable, 372
Watson, Rev. Dr. (Bishop of Landaff, ) 466

Xenophon's Treatise on Economy, 316
Watts, Dr., his works, 83

Retreat of the Ten Thousand,' (Book i
his life, 327, 402

affords the earliest specimen of a delincation of che
Wealth, the right employment of it, 484

racters, 439
Weather, its influence, 118, 125, 250, 543, n.

Xerxes, Juvenal's fine verses on, 209
Webster, Rev. Dr. Alexander, 223, 224
Weiderburne. See Loughborough

Yonge, Sir William, 50
Welch, Saunders, Esq. 357, 415

Young, Rev. Dr., his · Night Thoughts,' 56, 166, 42
Johnson's letter to, 357

Johnson's Life of, 447
Wentworth, Mr., Johnson's schoolmaster at Stourbridge,

anecdotes of, 447, 448, 466
8

pined for preferment, yet affected to despise .
Wesley, Rev. John, 361, 382

368
Johnson's letter to, 413

his fine image of delicate satire, 523
West's ar.' 437

Mr. (Professor of Greek at Glasgow, his '(
Westcote, Lord, confirms to Johnson the truth of his ticisms on Gray's Elegy,' in imitation of Johnst,
nephew's vision, 524

565
Westminster Abbey, first Musical Festival at, 519
Wetherell, Rev. Dr. 277, 527

Zeck, anecdote of, 141
Johnson's letter to, 272

• Zobeide,' a tragedy, 209

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