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66 n.

A.

Achilles, shield of, vii. 380.

Acis and Galatea, vii. 72.
· ABERCROMBIE, James, of Phila- Acquaintance, Johnson's numerous

delphia, his communications con- and various, vi. 138. ; viii, 220.

cerning Johnson, iii. 242. 285 n. Acquaintances, ii. 52. ; viii. 166.
Aberdeen, iv. 83.

Acting, viii. 238.
Aberdeen butter, duel fought for the Acting, tragic, Johnson's contempt
honour of, v. 83 n.

of, iv. 27..
Aberdeen, William Gordon, second Action in public speaking, iii. 249.
Earl of, iv. 136.

Active sports in young people, not to
Aberdonians, iv. 96.

be reckoned idleness, i. 44.
Abernethy, Rev. John, on the effect | Activity of body, Johnson's, ix. 2.
of prayer, iv. 66. Account of, iv. Activity of mind, Johnson's, vii. 193.

193. n.
Abingdon, Willoughby Bertie, fourth Actor, qualities of a great, ix. 272. n.

Earl of, bon-mot of, vii. 338 n. Actors, i. 192, 193. 231. ; ii. 177. ; iii.
Abington, Mrs., actress, v. 258. 262. 93. 277. ; iv. 27. 39. 132.; vi. 23.
268. 293. 324.

329. ; vii. 99.; viii. 239 n. ; ix. 125.
Abjuration, oath of, v. 259.

Actors, Johnson's prejudice against,
Absenteeism, vi. 80. 321.

and contemptuous severity towards,
Absolute princes, v. 317.

i. 192. 231. ; vii. 356.
Abstemiousnesss, v. 113. ; ii. 258. 310.; Adams, Rev. Dr. William, master of

ii. 30. 213. ; iv. 226. 291.; v. 8. Pembroke College, Oxford, i. 58.
297. ; vi. 64. 142. ; vii. 146.; ix. 75. 80. 146. 205. 215. 227. ; ii. 11, 12.
325.

34. 278. ; v. 104. 213. ; vi. 72. ; viii,
Absurdities, use of delineating, vii. 302. 382. Some account of, viii.
364.

382 n. His account of the first re-
Abuse, personal, iii. 54. ; vii. 246. 376.; presentation of' Irene,' i. 227. His
ix. 65, 66.

Answer to Hume's Essay on Mi-
Abyssinia, Lobo's voyage to, i 90.; racles, vi. 72.
vi. 122.

Adams, Miss, afterwards Mrs. Hyett,
Abyssinia, Prince of. See Rasselas. viii. 294.
Academia della Crusca send Johnson Adams, George, dedication to the
their Vocabulary, ii. 51.

king of his 'Treatise on the Globes,'
Accent, Scotch, overcome by per- ii. 74. ; iii. 31.
severance, iii. 188.

Addison, Joseph, i. 237, 238. 316. ; ii.
Accounts, keeping, viii. 167.

208. 296. ; iii. 300. ; iv. 37. 81. ; v.
42. 289. ; vi. 166. 294. ; vii. 60. 123. Air-bath, Lord Monboddo's, vi. 310.
373. ; viii. 22. 50. 67. 399. ; ix. 72. Akenside, Dr. ii. 125., iii. 195. ; vi.
His 'Notanda,' i. 238. His Re- 117, 117 n. 150.
marks on Italy,' v. 289. 289 n.

His Akerman, Mr., keeper of Newgate,
style compared with Johnson's, i. anecdotes of, vii. 329, 330, 331.
264. His conduct towards Steele, Alberti, Leandro, his classical descrip-
viii. 22. 67. Johnson's opinion of, i. tion of Italy, v. 42. 289, 289 n.
265 n. ; ji. 208. 296. ; vii. 198. John- Alchymy, v. 326.
on's Life of, viii. 22.

Alcibiades, vii. 103, 103 n.
Address of the Painters to George Alcibiades, his dog, vii. 59, 59 n.

III. on his accession, written by | Alfred, Johnson's wish to write the
Johnson, ii. 118.

Life of, i. 205.
Adey, Mrs., iii. 52. 64.; vii. 241, 270. Alfred, his Will, viii. 116, 116 n.
Adey, Miss Mary, i. 33.; vi.101.; vii. 298. Algebra, the study of, recommended,
Admiration, v. 306.

ix. 83.
Adventurer,' Dr. John Hawkes- Alias,' Johnson's exemplication of
worth's, i. 241. 277. 300, 301. 303. the word, viii. 212.
305.; ii. 70. The papers marked T. Allen, Edmund, printer, ii. 98 n., 260.;
written by Johnson, i. 300.

v. 22. ; vi. 277. ; vii. 106. 162. ; viii.
• Adventures of a Guinea,' by whom 68. 222. 374. Johnson's letter to,
written, iv. 307. 307 n.

viii. 222.
· Adversaria,' specimen of Johnson's, Allen, Ralph, iv. 79.
i. 238.

' Alley Croker,' vii. 84, 84 n.
Adversaries, not to be treated with *All for Love,' Dryden's preface to,
respect, iv. 20.

quoted, viii. 91 n.
Advertisement, Johnson's, in the Alnwick Castle, vii. 109.

Gentleman's Magazine, i. 103. In Althorp, Lord, afterwards Earl Spen.
the Universal Chronicle, ii. 108. In cer, vii. 321. See Spencer.

the Edinburgh newspapers, v, 166. Amelia,' Fielding's, vi. 163, 163 n.;
Adultery, iii. 46.

ix. 80.
Ægri Ephemeris,' Johnson's, viii. 388. Ambition, vi. 158.
'Æneid,' story of the, viii. 213.

America and the Americans, v. 224.
' Æschylus,' Potter's translation of, 226. 248. ; vii. 21. 25, 133. 338 n.;
vii. 91.

viii. 55. 176. 284. ; ix. 11. 30.
Affectation, vii. 374. ; ix. 185.

Amusements, country, ix. 196.
Affectation in writing, iv. 260. Amusements, a man known by his,
Affectation of familiarity with the viii. 319.
great, viii. 33.

Amyat, Dr., ii. 246.
Affection, natural, iii. 106. ; vii. 265.; 'Ana,' the French, v. 42.
viii. 204.

Anacreon, Baxter's, v. 124. ; viii. 151.
Agar, Welbore Ellis, vi. 252. n.

260.
Age, old, vii. 10. 88. 88 n., 193. 203. Anacreon, Dove of, translated by

369. ; viii. 171. 275. ; ix. 91. 212. Johnson, ix. 13.
Agis,'Home's tragedy of, iv. 214. 'Anacreon,' Fawkes's translation of,
Aglaura,' Suckling's play of, vii. 170. ix. 14.
Agutter, Rev. William, viii. 287 n. Anaitis, temple of, iv. 232. 235.

His Sermon on Johnson's death, Analogy between body and mind, i. 56.
viii. 421.

• Anatomy of Melancholy,' Burton's,
Aikin, Letitia, afterwards Mrs. Bar. iii. 135, 135 n. ; vi. 70.

bauld, vi. 28.; vii. 316. ; ix. 4. Ancestry, iii. 179.

v. 129.

? Ancient Ballads,' Dr. Percy's, ix. Arches, comparative strength of se-
193. 241.

micircular and elliptical, ii. 116.
Ancient times, folly of praising, at the Architecture, ornamental, vi. 68.
expense of modern, viii. 212.

Areskine, Sir John, v. 21.
Anderson, Professor, at Glasgow, v. Arguing, Johnson's mode of, and
114. 117.; vi. 253.

fondness for, vi. 120. 141. ; viii, 88.
Anderson, Dr. Robert, his “Life of 281. 317.
Johnson,'i. 43. 111.

Argument, Johnson's, on Schoolmas.
Anderson, Mr., his 'Sketches of the ters and their duty, iii. 222. 311.
Native Irish,' vi. 243.

On Vicious Intromission, iii. 233.
Andrew's, St., iv. 57. 60.

314.

In defence of lay patronage
Anecdotes, Johnson's love of, iv. 31. iii. 286. 319. Against Dr. Memis's
Anfractuosities of the human mind, complaint, that he was styled 'doc-
vii, 352.

tor of medicine,' instead of 'physi-
Angel, John, his 'Stenography,' iii. cian,' v. 320. 334. In favour of the
265.

corporation of Stirling, v. 322. On
Anne, Queen, Johnson touched by, entails, vi. 38. On the liberty of
for the evil, i. 38. 319.

the pulpit, vi. 181. 334. On the
Anne, Queen, wits of her reign, vii. registration of deeds, viii. 47. In
195 n.

favour of a negro claiming his li-
Annihilation, vi. 293. ; vii. 140.

berty, vii. 20, 21.

Against a prose-
* Animus æquus,' the inheritable, cution by the procurators of Edin.

burgh against the publisher of a
Anonymous writings, vii. 248.

pel, viii, 110.
Anson, Lord, vii

. 245. Johnson's epi. | Argument and testimony, viii. 281.
gram on his Temple of the Winds, Argyle, Archibald, third Duke of, v.
vii. 245 n. ; ix. 26.

41. 86.
Anthologia,' viii. 389.

Argyle, John, fifth Duke of, v. 95.
Antiquarian Researches, vii. 189. Johnson's visit to, v. 102. John.
Apelles, the Venus of, viii. 81. 81 n. son's letter to, v. 108. His letter to
' Apology,’ Cibber's, vi. 193.

Johnson, v. 108.
Apology for the Quakers,' Barclay's, Argyle, Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess
vi. 89.

of, v. 94, 94 n.
Apology, Johnson's readiness to make Ariosto, vii. 335.

Aristotle, saying of, vii. 361. His
Apotheosis of Milton,' not written Poetics,' vi. 158, 158 n.
by Johnson, i. 155.

Arithmetic, Johnson's resort to, when
Apparitions, ii. 106. 180. 313. ;*iii. 175. his fancy was disordered, ix. 27.

194. 213. 220, 220 n. ; viii. 69. 71.; Arkwright, Sir Richard, ix. 148.
ix. 5. 69.

Armidale, iv. 159. 307.
Appetite, riders out in quest of, ix. Armorial bearings, iii. 215.
152.

Arms, piling of, why insisted on, vii,
Appius, Cicero's character of, applied 219.
to Johnson, viii. 380.

Armstrong, Dr. John, ii. 112. ; vi. 259,
Applause, vii. 379.

Army, officers of the, v. 151.
April fools' day, vi. 239, 239 n. Arnauld, Anthony, vii. 208.
Arabs, fidelity of, iv. 131.

Arnold, Dr. Thomas, his Observ.
Arbuthnot, Dr. John, ii. 208. ; iv. 37. ations on Insanity,' vi. 319.
Arbuthnot, Robert, iv. 19, 19 n. Art of Living in London,' i. 114.
• Arcadia,' Sidney's, vi. 266, 266 n. Art of Thinking, ix. 259.

one, viii. 323.

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Artificial ruins, v. 214 n.

Auchinleck estate, v. 126, 127 n. ; vi.
Art's corrective,' v. 27.

34. 323.
Articles, subscription to the thirty- | Auchinleck, Lord, Boswell's father,

nine, iii, 110. 177, 177 n. ; iv. 61. v. 122. 124. ; vi. 200 n. Some ac.
Ascham, Roger, Johnson's Life of,

count of, v. 130, 131 n. Designates
ii. 254. ; ix. 87.

Johnson 'Ursa Major,' v. 132.
Asaph, St. Bishop of. See Shipley. Auchnasheal, iv. 150.

Ascanius,' iv. 203 n., 205 n., 421 n. Author, rarely hurt by his critics, vii.
Ash, Dr. John, founder of the Eume. 318.
lian club, viii. 393 n.

Author, the Young,' a poem by
Ashbourne, vi. 325. ; vii. 27.

Johnson, i. 52.
Ashburton, Lord. See Dunning. Author, Virgil's description of the
Assertion, vii. 281.

entrance into hell applied to, v.
Assize, maiden one, vii. 96.

43.
Association of ideas, vii. 136.

Authority, parental, ix. 7.
Astle, Thomas, keeper of the records

Authors, i. S04. ; iii. 54. 276. ; iv. 55.
in the Tower, i. 177. Johnson's

305, 306. ; v. 288.; vi. 136, 327.; vii.
letter to, viii. 116. His notes on 55. 172. 189, 190. 244. 246.; viii. 100.
Alfred's will, viii. 116 n.

321. ; ix. 45. 119. 134. Attacks on
Astle, Rev. Mr., Johnson's advice to, them useful, iv. 306. The casuistry
as to his studies, viii. 315.

which passes on the world the pro-
Aston, Sir Thomas, i. 85, 85 n.

duction of one for that of another
Aston, Mary, afterwards Mrs.Brodie,

condemned, i. 304.
i. 85. ; vii. 200, 200 n., 208.; viii. 27,
27 n. ; ix. 55.

Johnson's epigram
addressed to her, i. 154.; vii. 200,

B.
200 n. ; ix. 55.
Aston, Elizabeth, i. 85. ; iii. 32. 126. ; -Bâch y Graig, v. 200, 200 n.

v. 330.; vi. 100. 105.; vi. 267.; Bacon, Francis, Lord Verulam, iv.
vii. 31. Johnson's letters to, iii. 32.

253.; vii. 12. Mallet's ' Life' of,
67. ; vi. 233. 235. 271. ; vii. 31. 237. vii. 12. His History of Henry
241. 269. 300. 302.

VII.' iv. 234. His precept for con-
Astley, Philip, vii. 293, 293 n.

versation, viii. 231. His . Essays,'
• As You Like It,' the clown's answer ix. 259.
in, ix. 53

Badcock, Rev. Samuel, viii. 411, 411 n.
Atheism, ix. 40.

Badenoch, Lord of, iv. 117, 117 n.
'Athol porridge,' viii. 53.

Bad habits, viii. 173.
Atlas,' the race-horse, v. 195.

Bad management, vii. 168.
Atonement, the great article of Chris- Bagshaw, Rev. Thomas, 302, 302 n.

tianity, iv. 89, 89 n.; vii. 6, 6 n.; Johnson's letter to, viii. 355.

viii. 103. ; ix. 317. 498, 498 n. Bagpipes, v. 47.
Attack, advantages which authors Baillie, Dr. Matthew, his recommend.

derive from, iv. 305, 306. ; v. 276. ation of card-playing, v. 157 n.
Atterbury, Dr. Francis, Bishop of Baker, Sir Richard, his ' Chronicles,'
Rochester, vii. 56. 78.

quoted, iv. v.
Attorney General, ludicrous title Baker, Sir George, viii. 359.
given to, vi. 198.

Baker, Mrs., iii. 16.
Attorneys, iii. 141. ; v. 84.

Balance of Misery, viii. 305. ; X. 291.
Avarice, v. 48.; vi. 159. 193. ; vii. Balcarras, Earl of, vi. 208 n.
174. ; ix. 54. 90.

Ball without powder, vii. 355.

L

Ballantine, George, ii. 126.

19 n, 20. 60. Johnson's letter of in-
Balloons, viii. 359. 362.

structions to, on the formation of
Ballow, Thomas, vi, 139, 139 n.

the king's library, iii. 60.
Baltic, Johnson's proposed voyage to, Barnes, Rev. Joshua, v. 124. ; vii. 366.
vi. 269, 269 n.

Barnwall, Nicholas, Lord Trimles-
Bankes, Mr., of Dorsetshire, i. 161. town, vii. 55, 55 n.
Banks, Sir Joseph, iii. 168. 172, 172 n. Baron Hill, the seat of Lord Bulkeley,

173. ; v. 74. ; vii. 230. 235. John- v. 108 n.

son's motto for his goat, iii. 168. Barretier, John Philip, Johnson's Life
Baptism, vi. 90.

of, i. 164, 167.
Barbauld, Mr., vi. 28. ; viii. 291, 291 n. Barrington, Hon. Daines, iii. 989 ;
Barbauld, Letitia. See Aikin.

vii. 164 ; viii. 90. 250.

His Essay
Barber, Francis, Johnson's negro ser- on the Emigration of Birds,' iii. 289.

vant, i. 278, 281. 285. 287.; ii. 111. ; His Observations on the Statutes,'
iii. 15 n. 54. 128. 170.; v. 193 n.; vii. 164.
vii. 234. ; viii. 375. 405, 405 n.; ix. Barrow, Dr Isaac, his sermon against
163, 164.

foolish talking and jesting, viii. 83 n.
Barclay, his 'Ship of Fooles,' ii. 25. Barrowby, Dr., anecdote of, viii. 294.
Barclay, Mr., the young author, his | Barry, Sir Edward, his notion that

defence of Johnson's Shakspeare pulsation occasions death by at-
against Kenrick, ii. 300.; iv. 305.

trition, vi. 152.
Barclay, Robert, of Ury, his ' Apo- Barry, Spranger, the actor, i. 227 n.

logy for the Quakers,' vi. 89. Barry, James, the painter, viii. 199.
Barclay, Robert, one of Mr. Thrale's 218, 218 n.; X. 249. Johnson's let-

successors, viii. 96,96 n.; x. 122. ter to, viii. 192.
Baretti, Joseph, ii. 6. 28. 55, 55 n. 95. Barter, Mr., iii. 196.

128. 138. 150. ; iii. 48. 59. 95. 98, 98 n., * Bas Bleu,' Hannah More's poem of,
99 n. 127. 241. ; v. 222. 331. ; vi. 24, viii. 86.; ix. 123. x. 118.
24 n. 79. 121. 135. 169, 169 n. 222 ; Bashfulness, viii. 316.
vi. 303. 316. 579. ; ix. 158. Johnson's Bastard,' Savage's poem of the, i.
letters to, ii. 128. 138. 150. His trial 191.
for murder, iii. 98, 98 n. 99 n. His Bat, formation of the, vii. 202.
'Travels,' iii. 48. 127. The first Bateman, Edmund, of Pembroke Col.
who received copy.money in Italy, lege, his Lectures, i. 78.
vi. 303. His strictures on Mrs. Bath, Johnson's visit to, v. 164.
Piozzi's marriage, vi. 169. His Baths, Johnson's opinion of medi.
Anecdotes of Johnson, x. 35.

cated, iii. 104.
Bark, Peruvian, viii. 296.

Batheaston vase, Horace Walpole's
Barker, Dr. Edmund, i. 219 n. ; ii. pleasant account of, v. 277.
Barnard, Rev. Dr., Bishop of Killaloe, Bathurst, Allen, first Earl, vii. 208.

i. 110 n. ; vi. 208, 208 n. ; vii. 68, 277, 278. ; 285 n.; viii. 20.; ix. 11.
68 n.; viii. 93, 93 n.; ix. 215. Al. Bathurst, Captain, i. 285.
tercation between Johnson and, on Bathurst, Dr. Richard, i. 212. 219.
the question, whether a man can 278. 288. 300. 305. ; ii. 152. 276. ; iii.
improve after the age of forty-five, 228. 255.; vii. 375. 380.
viii. 93, 93 n.; ix. 215. His plea-Batrachomyomachia,' first edition
sant verses thereon, ix. 216.

of, v. 215, 215 n.
Barnard, Dr., provost of Eaton, ix. 9. * Battle of the Pigmies and Cranes,'
Sarnard, Frederick, afterwards Sir ix. 143.

Frederick, king's librarian, iii. 19. · Baudi Epistolæ,' v. 203.
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