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style and economy of Sir Joshua
Reynolds's table, vi. 203 n.

Courts of Germany, manners best
learnt at, iv. 308.

Courts martial, vii. 360.

Coverley, Sir Roger De, v. 318.
Cowardice, vii. 180.; ix. 137.
Cowdray, the seat of the Lords Mon-
tague, popular superstition respect-
ing, viii. 145, 145 n.

Cowley, Abraham, i. 301 n.; v. 72 n.
86.; vi. 149. ; vii. 55. ; ix. 144. John-
son's Life of, viii. 7.

Cowper, William, vii. 89 n. ; x. 145.
160. 162.

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Crashaw, Richard, his Epigrammata
Sacra,' vii. 152.

Craven, Lady, vi. 139, 139 n.; vii. 320.
324.

'Creation,' Blackmore's, iii. 116, 116 n.
Credulity, v. 66.; vii. 187. 210.
Creeds, iv. 124.

Crichton, Robert, Lord Sanquhar, iv.
106 n.

Critical Review, ii. 188. 275.; iii. 25.;
vi. 150. 313.

Criticism, iii. 91.; iv. 306.; vii. 246.
318.; ix. 118.

Criticism, examples of true, iii. 91.
Croft, Rev. Herbert, vii. 334. His
'Life of Young,' viii. 29, 29 n. His
style described by Burke, viii. 29.
His Love and Madness,' viii. 177.
His singular advice to a pupil, viii.
311.

Croker, Rev. Temple Henry, trans-
ator of Ariosto, ii. 152 n.
Croker, Alley, vii. 84, 84 n.
Croker, Colonel,of Ballinagard,vii.84 n.
Cromwell, Oliver, Johnson's design of
writing the Life of, viii. 230, 230 n.
'Cross readings,' Caleb Whitefoord's
diverting, viii. 324, 324 n.

Crouch, Mrs., viii. 220.

Crousaz's Examen' of Pope's Essay
on Man, i. 152. 180.

In-

Crown, power of the, iii. 203.
fluence of, in parliament, iii, 131.
'Crudities,' Coriat's, iii. 209, 209 n.
Cruikshanks, Mr., the surgeon, viii.
214. 234. 370.

Cuchillen's well, iv. 280.
Cucumbers, v. 14.; vii. 361.
Cuillen, the, iv. 257, 257 n.
Cullen, Dr. William, vi. 311.
Culloden, battle of, v. 323 n.
Cumberland, William, Duke of, v.
323, 323 n.

His

Cumberland, Richard, viii. 390. His
'Fashionable Lover,' iv. 193. His
'Choleric Man,' iii. 246, 246 n.
Character of Sir Fretful Plagiary
intended for him, iii. 246 n.
'Odes,' vi. 164. HisWalloons,'
x. 260, 260 n. Anecdotes of John-
son by, ix. 228. His lines descrip-
tive of Johnson's character, ix.
235.
Cumming, Thomas, the quaker, iv
99. 103. 250, 250 n.; viii. 206.
Cuninghame, Sir John, v. 119.
Cunning, iv. 231.; ix. 98.
Cuper's Gardens, v. 23, 23 n.
Curates, salaries of, vi. 274.
'Curiosities of Literature,' D'Israeli's,
viii. 14 n.
Curiosity, i. 93 n.

Curran, John Philpot, v. 263 n.
Currants, viii. 196.

Cust, Francis Cockayne, i. 196 n.
Cutts, Lady, Atterbury's funeral ser-
mon on, vii. 56.
Cypress Grove,' Drummond of Haw-
'Cyder,' Philips's, iv. 77.
thornden's, iv. 198.

Cyrus, the resignation of, ix. 7

D

Dacier, Madame, her Homer vii.
189 n.

Daline, his History of Sweden' re-
commended, iii. 183.
Dalrymple, Sir David, afterwards

Lord Hailes, ii. 14. 217. 237.; iv. 41,
42.; v. 159. 191. See Lord Hailes.
Dalrymple, Sir John, iii. 247. 280.; v.
153, 154, 155. 157. Johnson's imi-
tation of his style, iii. 156.
Dalrymple, Lady Margaret, v. 118.
Dalzel, Andrew, Greek Professor at
Edinburgh, viii. 390.

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Dance, Mr., architect, iii. 189 n.
Dancing, advocated by Johnson, viii.
54.; ix. 43.

Dancing-master, Johnson's convers-
ation with one, ix. 37.
'Dandy,' iv. 204.

Danes, Stonehenge supposed to be
erected by them, x. 269.

Danish colony at Leuchars, iv. 69.
Fort, iv. 182.

D'Arblay, Madame. See Burney.
Darius, shade of, vii. 363.
Darteneuf, Charles, vi. 77 n.

Darwin, Dr. Erasmus, mutual dislike
between Johnson and, v. 194. ; x.
21.

Dashwood, Lady, vii. 291.

Dating letters, a laudable habit, vii.
317 n.

Daughters, benefit of taking them
early into company, ix. 42.
Davies, Thomas, the actor and book-
seller, character and anecdotes of,
ii. 162, 163. 168. 205. 277 n., 278. 287.;
iii. 55, 56. 58. 96 n. 241. 301.; v. 176.
233. 282, 283. 285 n. 287. 327.; vii.

47. 51. 80. 356. 361. His 'Life of
Garrick,' vii. 337. Johnson's let-
ters to, viii. 224. 370. Churchill's
sarcasm on his acting, i. 163 n.
His pretty wife,' i. 163 n.; viii.

224.

Dead language, on writing verses in
v. 318.

Deaf and Dumb, Mr. Braidwood's
academy for, v. 152. Account of
him, v. 152 n.
Deane, Rev. Richard, 'on the Future
Life of Brutes,' iii. 68.

Death, i. 208.; ii. 95. 106. ; iii. 94. 113.
193.; iv. 198.; v. 49. 149.; vi. 298.;
vii. 138. 161.; viii. 135. 140. 219. 239.
255. 279. 302.; ix. 67. 122. 135. 248.;

Reflections on a vio-

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Death-bed resentments, iv. 261.
Death-bed repentance, Dr. Wishart
on, iv. 277.

Debates in Parliament, Johnson's
share in them, i. 127. 167, 168, 169.;
viii. 408.; x. 64.

Debt, misery of being in, viii. 137.
Debtor, proverbial wretchedness of,
viii. 137.
Debts, ii. 110.

Decay of the mental faculties, vi.
115.

'Decline and Fall,' Gibbon's, vi. 78.
Dedications and Prefaces, by John-

son, and remarks on, i. 180. 183.
202. 211. 307.; ii. 71. 118. 124. 133,
134. 154. 254.; iii. 8. 31. 238. 265.;
v. 10.; vi. 244.
Definitions, ii. 48 n.; iv. 28. 40 n. ;
v. 136 n.; vii. 75, 180 n.; 203. 207.
De Foe, Daniel, invents the story of
Mrs. Veal's ghost, iii. 194. His Ro
binson Crusoe, vii. 103.
Degeneracy of the human race dis-
puted, iii. 256.

De Groot, Isaac, a relative of Grotius,
Johnson's interference in behalf of,
vi. 258,259.
Deist, ii. 310.

Davis, Rev. Henry Edward, his Delany, Dr., his 'Observations on

'Answer to Gibbon,' ix. 240.
Dawkins, Henry, viii. 106.
Day-labourers, wages of, viii. 166.
Days, bright and cloudy, ix. 116.
Dead, the, legal redress for libels on
the character of, vi. 130.

Swift,' iv. 259. ; vii. 81. ; viii. 8.
Delay, danger of, ii. 80.

Delicacy, ix. 44. 98.

Democritus, viii. 83.

'Demonax' of Lucian, curiously ap-
plicable to Johnson, vii. 380.

Demosthenes, i. 170. 172 n. ; iii. 249.
Dempster, George, ii. 184. 219. 227,
His epitaph on
His character of
Journey to the He-

228 n.; vii. 148.
himself, ii..184.

Johnson's

brides,' v. 159. 236.

Denbigh, v. 200.

Dennis, John, his critical works
worth collecting, vi. 159.
Departed spirits, appearance of, ii.
106. 180.; viii. 69. 279.; ix. 69.
Depression of spirits, treatment of,
i. 113 n.

Derby, china manufactory at, vi. 304.
Derby, Rev. J., curious anecdote of,
vi. 244.

Derrick, Samuel, i. 136.; ii. 156. 167.
242. 243.; iv. 120. 262.; vii. 239.;
viii. 182. 224 n. Some account of,
i. 136 n.

Descriptions, seldom correspond with
realities, iv. 130.; viii. 189.
'Deserted Village,' ii. 309.; iii. 280.
Desmoulins, Mrs., i. 64. 86.; iii. 173.;
vii. 50. 146. 230. 244. 253 n. 296. 349.;
viii. 68. 160. 226. 251.
Despotic governments, vii. 124.
Devaynes, John, esq. viii. 270.
Devonshire, William Cavendish, third
Duke of, vii. 3. His dogged vera-
city, vii. 249.

Devotion, ix. 34.

Dictionary of the English Language,
Johnson's, i. 210. 215, 216; ii. 2, 3,
4, 5. 7. 24. 27. 33 n. 36. 44. 56. 79.
148. 228.; iii. 164. 182. 238. 240. 244.
302.; iv. 40. 92. 305. 313.; vi. 244.
248.; vii. 287. 352.; x. 43. 129. 173.
First published, ii. 44. Wilkes's jeu
d'esprit on, ii. 53. Garrick's epi-
gram on, ii. 53. Johnson's profits
by, ii. 57. Epitome of, ii. 60. Fe-
licity with which the examples are
selected, viii. 281 n.
Dictionaries, ix. 121.
Dido, viii. 185.
Diligence, ix. 218.

Dillingham, Miss Anne, vii. 315.
Dilly, Edward and Charles, iii. 289
vi. 186. 189.; vii. 125, 126, 127, 128.
130, 131. 268. 277. ; viii. 79. 96.
Dilly, Edward, his letter to Boswell
on the 'Lives of the Poets,' vi. 240.
Johnson's letters to, vi. 259.; vii.
275.

'Dining-tables,' Macleod's, iv. 258.
Diploma from Dublin, Johnson's,
on being created a doctor of laws;
ii. 288. From Oxford; v. 270.
'Dirleton's Doubts,' characterised by
Lord Hardwicke, vii. 24.
Disappointment, ix. 116.

Disease, its effect on the mind, viii.
235.

'Dialogues of the Dead,' Lord Lyttel- Diseases, acute and chronical, viii.

ton's, vi. 77.; viii. 28.

Dialogues, two, by Sir Joshua Rey.
nolds, in imitation of Johnson's
style of conversation, vii. 161.; ix.
261.

Diary, Johnson's, iii. 198 n.; iv. 47.
The utility of keeping one, ii. 218.;
iii. 254.; vii. 56.; viii. 166.; ix.
117.

Dibdin, Charles, iii. 119.

Dick, Sir Alexander, iv. 41. ; v. 153. ;
vi. 262.; viii. 255. 257. 258. His
letter to Johnson on the good effect
produced in Scotland by his 'Jour.
ney,' vi. 230.

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'Dictionnaire Portatif' of L'Avocat, Dodd, Rev. Dr. William, vi. 253, 254.
recommended, ix. 143,

260.261. 275-287. 293. 308, 309.; vii

79. 107 n. 121 n. ; viii. 198.; ix. 130.
His letters to Johnson, vi. 280. 285.
Johnson's letters to, vi. 282. 285.;
ix. 130.; x. 126. His 'Thoughts in
Prison,' vii. 107. His letter descrip-

tive of Johnson's person and man-
ner, vii. 121.

Doddington, George Bubb, after-
wards Lord Melcombe, i. 253 n.;
viii. 31.

Doddridge, Dr. Philip, iv. 302.
Dodsley, Robert, bookseller, i, 137.
210, 211. 214 n. 220. 229. 234 n.; ii.
11, 12. 72. 82. 104.; vi. 77. 156.; vii.
105. 121. 287. 367. His Public
Virtue,' and tragedy of Cleone,'
vii. 367.

Dodsley, James, i. 210.220. 229.; vi. 77.
Dodwell, Rev. Dr., v. 200.

Dogs, v. 65.; vii. 8.; ix. 51. 91. Custom
of eating them in China, iii. 275.
Domestic companions, ix. 122.
Domestic tragedies, ix. 113.
Dominicetti, Italian quack, his me-
dicated baths, iii. 104. Account of,
iii. 104 n.

Donaldson, Alexander, the piratical
bookseller, ii. 222.

Donne, Dr., his vision, vi. 76 n.

'Don Quixote,' ix, 102.

Dovedale, v. 196.

Doyle, Sir Francis H., ii. 49
'Dragons,' Madame de Sevigne's ap-
plication of the word, vii. 301 n.
Drake, Sir Francis, Johnson's Life of,
i. 164.

Draughts, tranquillising effects of the
game, ii. 72.

Dream, Johnson's, vii. 353.
Dreams, ix. 5.

Dreghorn, Lord, iv. 43 n.
'Drelincourt on Death,' iii. 194.
Drelincourt, Miss, afterwards Lady
Primrose, iv. 209 n.

Dress, i. 231.; v. 109. 297.; vi. 23. ; vii.
178; viii. 50. ; ix. 43. 103.

Dressing, time consumed in, iv. 65.
Drinking, iii. 229.; iv. 55. 107. 166.

226. ; v. 225 n.; vi. 64, 65. 160. 180. ;
vii. 73. 75. 81. 153. 180. 254. 263. ; viii.
19.45. 53. 67. 262.

Drinking to excess, the practice
greatly diminished, iv. 56 n.
Drinking, Johnson's

arguments

against, v. 60.; vi. 312.
Drinking, its effect upon convers-
ation and benevolence, vi. 160.
Dromore, Bishop of. See Percy
Drowning, suicide by, iv. 49.
Druid's temple, iv. 110. 138.

Dorchester, Catherine Sedley, Coun- Drumgould, Colonel, vi. 17. 21.

tess of, iv. 42.

Dossie, Robert, author of a Trea-
tise on Agriculture,' vii. 359.
Douglas cause, iii. 272, 273.; iv. 19.;
v. 94 n. 106 n. 126 n.; vi. 113 n.;
vii. 45.

Douglas, crowned heart in the arms
of, vi. 322.

'Douglas,' Home's tragedy of, v.
105. 257; vi. 202.
Douglas, Duchess of, iv. 36.
Douglas, Rev. Dr. John, afterwards

Bishop of Salisbury, i. 139. 156.
269.; ii. 182. 215. ; iii. 55. 57.; vi. 29. ;
viii. 275. His Milton no Plagiary,'
i. 269.

Douglas, Dr., his collection of edi-
tions of Horace, viii. 277.

Drummond of Hawthornden, iv. 198.;
v. 155.

Drummond, Mr. William, the book-
seller, iii. 11. 13. 15. 28 n.; v. 116.
135.; vi. 214.

Drummond, Dr., son of William, vi.
214.; vii. 257.

Drummond, George, of Edinburgh,
iv. 35.

Drunkards, iii. 55.; vii. 264. ; viii. 262.
Dryden, i. 255 n.; ii. 307.; iii. 86.
200. 285.; iv. 260.; v. 262.; vi. 193.;
vii. 152 n. 208. 253. 278 n.; viii. 12,
Johnson's
13, 14. 91 n.; ix. 18.
reverence for, viii. 12. His 'Hind
and Panther' quoted, viii. 13. His
philosophical lines on life, viii.
304. His Aureng-zebe, x. 90.

Dublin University, premiums in, ii.
73. Mr. Flood bequeaths his estate
to, ii. 77 n. Grant a diploma to
Johnson, ii. 288.

Du Bos, Abbé, iii. 91.

Dudley, Rev. Henry Bate, afterwards
Sir Henry, viii. 300 n.
Duel, ancient trial by, iv. 14.
Duelling, iii. 216. 217 n. 268.; iv.
249.; viii. 206,

Du Halde, his 'Description of China,'
i. 180.; iii. 46. ; vii. 377.

Dunbar, Dr. James, his Essays on
the History of Mankind,' vii. 338.
Dun Can, a Scotch mountain, iv. 183.
186, 187, 188 n.
Duncan's monument, iv. 120.
Dunces, iii. 85.

'Dunciad,' iii. 85.; v. 275.; vii.
195 n.

Duncombe, William, vii. 163.
Dundas, Henry, afterwards Viscount
Melville, ii. 14.; iii. 190 m.; vii. 36.
Dundee, John, Viscount of, his fine
epitaph, iv. 54 n.
Dundonald Castle, v.120.
'Dungeon of Wit,' v. 82.
Dunning, Mr., afterwards Lord Ash-
burton, iii. 188.; vi. 263.; vii. 71.
Dunsinan, William Nairne, Lord, iv.
48 n.; v. 146.

Dunton, John, bookseller, his 'Life

and Errors,' viii. 189.

Dunvegan, iv. 232. 239 n., 240. 253 n.,
254.

Duppa, Richard, his publication of
• Johnson's Diary of a Journey into
North Wales,' v. 193.
'Durandi Rationale, 1459,' the third
book printed with a date, v. 215.
Durham on the Galatians,' v. 132.
Durinish, iv. 255.

Dury, Major-General A., ii. 95.
Dutch language, Johnson studies it at
seventy-one, vii. 65. 369.
Dyer, Samuel, i. 219.; ii. 271 n.
count of, 321.; iv. 112.

Fleece,' vi. 83.; vii. 297. 358.

'Dying with a grace,' ix. 124.

E.

Early habits, force of, v. 313.
Early rising, iv. 221. ; vi. 310, 311.
Earthquake at Ashbourne, vi. 272.
East Indians, vii. 198.

East Indies, practice of going to, in
quest of wealth, vii. 282.

East Indies, alleged delinquencies in,
viii. 208.

Easter, v. 183.; vi. 142. 225.; vii.
167.; viii. 203.

Eating, ii. 257.; vii. 3. 153.

Eating, Johnson's mode of, ii. 258. ;
iv. 216.; vi. 190.

Eccles, Rev. Mr., his literary fraud,
ii. 126, 126 n.

Eccles, Isaac Ambrose, of Cronroe, ii.
105.

Ecole Militaire, at Paris, vi. 2.
Economy, vii. 101. 147.; viii. 220.
Edinburgh, iv. 12.; v. 134. Castle,
v. 136.

Edinburgh, procurators of, Johnson's
argument against a prosecution for
a libel by, viii. 109, 110. 112.
Education, ii. 309.; iii. 224.; iv. 100.;
vi. 65. 174.; vii. 260.; ix. 5. 118.
149.; x. 25.

Education of children, ii. 239.; ix. 5.
118. 149.

Education, Johnson's plan of, i. 107. ;
vii. 260.

Education, great influence of, vi. 65.
Education, by-roads in, vi. 28.
Education of the people, iii. 224.; vi.
155.

Education in public schools, iv. 85.;
vi. 127. 294.

Education in England, by Milton and
Locke, vii. 222.

Edwards, Thomas, his Canons of
Criticism,' ii. 10 n.

Ac-

His

Edwards, Mr., ' on Grace,' vii. 133.

Edwards, Oliver, Johnson's fellow

collegian, vii. 149 n.; viii. 66.

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