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Horseley, Dr. Samuel, ii. 241 n. ; viii.

viii.183. 289. ; ix. 37. 137. 149. ;
250.

x. 149. An echo of Voltaire, iii. 43.
Horseley, William, iii. 19.

His political principles,viii. 183. His
Hospitality, iii. 199. 262. ; vii. 184. ; scepticism, vi. 253. 292, 293. ; viii.

viii. 216. ; x. 146. As formerly prac- 289. His 'Life,' vi. 253.
tised towards the poor, decline of, Humour, ix. 151.
vii. 365. To strangers and foreign- | Humour, good and bad, vii. 191. ;
ers, decline of, vii. 365.

viii. 109.
Hospitals, administration of, vi. 175. ‘Humours of Ballamagairy,'iii. 257 n.
House of Commons, vii. 63, 64. ; viii. Humphry, Ozias, R. A., Johnson's let.
Hypochondria and madness, distinc. Incommunicative taciturnity, ix. 1:22.

159. Influence of Peers in, iv. 52. ters to, viii. 264, 265. His inter-
Power of expulsion by, vii. 292. view with Johnson in 1764, ix. 257.
Originally a check for the Crown

Some account of, v. 264 n.
on the House of Lords, vii. 292. Hunter, Mr., Johnson's early tutor,
Best mode of speaking at the bar of, tutor, i. 40, 41.
vii. 52. Its power over the national

Hunter, Miss, viii. 173.
purse, viii. 159. Lord Bolingbroke's Hunting, iv. 279. ; ix. 75.; X. 130.
description of, vii. 64. Coarse in. 136.
vectives used in, viii. 300.

Hurd, Dr. Richard, i. 87. ; vi. 339. ;
House of Peers, iv. 104.

vii. 55.; viii. 16 n. ; ix. 179. 292. His
Housebreakers, viii. 107.

'Select Works of Cowley,' vi. 148.
How, Mr. Richard, of Aspley, viii. Johnson's character of, viii. 179.
172 n.

His sermon on Evil Spirits, viii.
Howard, Mr., of Lichfield, ii. 101. 292 n.
Howard, John, the philanthropist, iv. ‘Hurlo Thrumbo,' the eccentric au-
77. ; v. 167.

thor of, v. 23 n.
Howard, Hon. Edward, iii. 117 n.

Husbands, vii. 288, 289 n.
Howard, Sir George, v. 323.

Husband, John, i. 61.
Howell's 'Letters,' v. 289 n.

Hussey, Rev. Dr. Thomas, tutelar
Huddersford, Dr., Vice-Chancellor of

Bishop of Waterford, viii. 412 n.
Oxford, ii. 30 n. 78.

Hussey, Rev. John, Johnson's let.
• Hudibras,' iv. 242. ; v. 317. ; v. 157. ter to, vii. 235.
Huet, Bishop of Avranches, vi. 315.

Hutchinson, William, a drover, noble
Huggins, William, translator of Ari.

instance of honesty in, iv. 110 n.
osto, ii. 152. ; vii. 335.

Hutchinson, John, his. Moral Philo.
Hughes, John, poet, ii. 17. ; vii. 163. ;

sophy,' vi. 174.
viii. 5.

Hutchinson, Mrs., i. 381.
Hulks, punishment of the, vii. 104.

Hutton, William, his ‘History of
Human benevolence, vi. 168.

Derby,' vi. 306 n.
Humanity, Johnson's, viii. 323.

Hutton, Mr., the Moravian, viii.
Human life, viii. 331. ; ix. 34. 53. 71. 412.
120.

Hyde, Henry, Lord, vi. 49 n.
Human life, miseries and happiness | Hyperbole, Johnson's dislike to, ix.
of, v. 295.

33.
Human will, liberty of, viii. 331. Hyperbolical praise, ix. 119.
Human bones, Johnson's horror at Hypocaust, a Roman one described,
the sight of, iv., 184.

v. 199 n.
Hume, David, i. 231. ; ii. 223. 310.; Hypochondria, vii, 11. 301. Termed

iii. 72 n. 113. ; iv. 20, 21. 304. ; v. by Cheyne 'the English malady,'
115 n. 254. ; vi. 253. 292. ; vii. 5. i. 64. 113 n.

tion between, i. 64. Improper | India, government of, viii. 208.
treatment of, i. 113 n.

India, practice of going to in quest of
‘Hypochondriac, Boswell's, viii.

wealth, vii. 282.
169 n.

Indians, why not weak or deformed,
Hypocrite, no man one in his plea. viii. 204.
sures, viii. 319.

Indigestion, Johnson's remedy for, v.
'Hypocrite,' play of the, v. 258.

269 n.

Inequality, iii. 258.
I.

Infidel writers, iv. 303.; vi. 72. ; viii.

289.
Iceland, curious chapter out of the Infidels, ix. 37.

Natural History' 'of, vii. 120. Infidelity, ii. 310. 317. ; iii. 82. 97. ; iv.
Icolmkill, v. 73. 77.

212. ; v. 304.. ; vi. 72. 178. 292.
Idleness, ii. 88. 213. 254. ; iii. 102. ; Infidelity, conjugal, vi. 143, 143 n. ;
vii. 357. ; viii. 167.

vii. 288.; viii. 289.
‘Idler,' Johnson's, ii. 85. 88. 101. Infidels, keeping company with, viii.
Character of Sober in, intended as

294.
Johnson's portrait, ix. 15.

Influence of age, ix. 212.
Ignorance, iii. 92. ; ix. 79. Singular Influence of the crown, iii. 131. ; viii.

instance of, iv. 126. Guilt of con- 215.
tinuing in voluntary, iii. 11. Among Influence of fortune, ix. 213.
men of eminence, instances of, iii. Ingenuity, superfluous, ix. 85.
92.

Ingratitude, vi. 116.
Ilam, Johnson's visit to, vii. 4, 5 n. Inheritance, consequences of antici.

Ilk,' sense of the word, vii. 180 n. pating, viii. 133.
Imagination, ix. 218.

Initials, ix. 121.
Imlac, in ‘Rasselas,' vii. 378.

Innes, Mr. William, ix. 156.
Immortality, v. 305. ; vii. 6, 6 n. Innes, Rev. Mr., ii. 126.
Impartiality, vi. 61.

Inns, comforts of, vi. 81.; ix. 204. Shen-
Impressions, folly of trusting to, viii. stone's lines on, vi. 81 n.

102. Should be described while Inoculation, viii. 96.
fresh on the mind, ii. 294.

Innovation, rage for, viii. 179.
Improvement, viii. 133. ; ix. 133. Inquisition, ii. 255.
Improvisation, ix. 58.

Insanity, i. 29 n. 62. 64. 170. ; iv. 227.;
Improvisatore, Italian, vi. 53 n.

vi. 319. ; vii. 378.
Impudence, difference between Insanity, hereditary, an important
Scotch and Irish, v. 241.

chapter in the history of the human
Ince, Richard, author of papers in the mind still to be written, i. 29 n.
*Spectator,' vi. 151.

Insects, iii. 289.
Inch Keith, iv. 51.

Insensibility of a fishmonger, vii.
Inch Kenneth, v. 41. 61, 61 n. John- 264.

son's Latin Ode on the Island of, Insults, iii. 216, 217.
V. 61.

Intentions, ii. 314.
Incidit in Scyllam,' &c., whence ta. Intentions, good, viii. 365.
ken, viii. 172.

Interest, vii. 63.
Income, duty of living within, viii. Interest of money, vii. 199.
219.

Intoxication, vi. 65.; X. 54.
Incredulity, ix. 47.

Intromission, vicious, iii. 233. 314. ;
Incredulity, Johnson's, ix. 47.

iv. 41.

Intuition and sagacity, distinction be- Jackson, Richard, commonly called
tween, viii. 337, 337 n.

‘omniscient,' vi. 136, 136 n. 273.
Invasion, ridiculous fears of, ix. 30. Jacobites, ii. 214. 216. ; v. 260.
Ivectives, viii. 300.

Jacobitism, Johnson's ingenious de-
Inverary,

fence of, ii. 214. 216.
Inverness, v. 87.

James I., his ‘Dæmonology,' vji.
• Inverted understanding,' vii. 251. 256.
Invitations, vi. 309.

James II., iv. 205, 205 n. ; v. 283.
Invocation of saints, iii. 299. ; vii, 297.
290.

James, Dr., i. 83. 180 n. 183. ; iji.
Inward light, iii. 141.

198 n. ; vi. 118. 140, 140 n.
Ireland, iii. 135. 145. 148. 298. ; iv. 'Jane Shore,' ix. 72.

36. Injured by the union with Eng- Janes, Mr., iv. 161. 176.
land, vii. 295. Hospitality to Japix, Gisbert, his “Rymelerie,' ji.
strangers in, vii. 365. Its ancient 269.
state less known than that of any

Jealousy, vi. 177.
other country, ii. 77. Johnson's wish Jenkinson, Right Hon. Charles, after-
to see its literature cultivated, ii. 77. wards Earl of Liverpool, v. 280.;

Necessity of poor laws in, iii. 145. x. 127. Johnson's letter to, on be-
Ireland, William Henry, his forgery half of Dr. Dodd, vi. 280, 280 n.

of the Shakspeare papers, viii. 124. Jennens, Mr., his edition of ‘Hamlet,'
Irene,’ Johnson's tragedy of, i. 109. iii. 246.
116. 118. 122. 173. 227. ; vii. 353. ; | Jenyns, Soame, ii. 69. ; vi. 168. ; vii.
ix. 124. ; x. 80.

131.; ix. 27. His Origin of Evil,'
Irish, the, a fair people, v. 241. Mix

ii. 69. His epitaph on Johnson, ii.
better with the English than the

70 n. Epitaph prepared for him by
Scotch do, iii. 286. Johnson's Boswell, ii. 71 n. Application of a
compassion for the distresses of,

passage in Horace to, vii. 120. His
iii. 135. 298.

Evidence of the Christian Reli-
Irish clergy, iii. 148. Johnson's kind.

gion,' viii. 131.
ness for, vii. 295.

Jephson, Robert, x. 114.
Irish gentlemen, good scholars among | Jesting, ix. 45.
them, iii.(147.

Jews, ix. 189.
Irish accent, iii. 189.

Jesuits, destruction of the order of, vi.
Irish impudence, v. 241 n.
Irish language, vi. 243. ; vii. 65. Jodrell, Richard Paul, viii. 270.
Irish and Welsh languages, affinity Johnson, Michael, father of Samuel,
between, ii. 77.

i. 29. 311. 313.; v. 260 n.; X. 180.
Irish and Erse languages, compared, Johnson, Mrs., mother of Samuel, i.
iii. 184.

32. 37. 313. ; ii. 96.; X. 180.
Irish papists, iii. 153. 298.

Johnson, Nathaniel, brother of Sa.
• Irreparable,' or 'irrepairable ?' vi. muel, i. 29. 94. 95 n. 312.
63 n.

Johnson, Mrs., wife of Samuel, i. 100.
Isle of Muck, iv. 243.

106. 221. 244. 278 - 287.
Ivy Lane Club, i. 218.

Johnson, SAMUEL

20 n.

J.
Jackson, Henry, Johnson's school-

fellow, vi, 95, 95 n. 266.

Leading Events of his Life.
1709. His Birth, i. 28. Inherits

from his father a vile inelan-

choly,' i. 29. Traditional stories
of his infant precocity, i. 33. Af-

Aicted with scrofula, i. 36.
1712. Taken to London to be touch-

ed by Queen Anne for the evil,

i. 38.
1716. Goes to school at Lichfield,

i. 39. Particulars of his boyish

days, i. 42.
1726. Removed to the school of

Stourbridge, i. 45.
1727. Leaves Stourbridge, and passes

two years with his father, i. 47.

Specimens of his early poetry, i.47.
1728. Enters at Pembroke College,

Oxford, i. 57. His college life, i.
58. Translates Pope's ' Messiah'
into Latin verse, i. 60. The'mor.
bid melancholy' lurking in his
constitution gains strength, i. 62.
Particulars respecting his religi-
ous progress, i. 68.

His course
of reading at Oxford, i. 71. Spe-
cimen of his themes or exercises,

i. 75.
1731. Leaves college, i. 79. Death

of his father, i. 84.
1732. Becomes usher of Market.

Bosworth school, i. 86.
1733. Removes to Birmingham, i.

88. Translates Lobo's Voyage to

Abyssinia, i. 90.
1734. Returns to Lichfield, i. 94.

Proposes to print the Latin poems
of Politian, i. 94. Offers to write
for the Gentleman's Magazine,

i. 95.
1736. Marries Mrs. Porter, nearly

double his own age, i. 101. Opens
a private academy at Edial, i. 103.
Writes a portion of ' Irene,' i.

109.
1737. Goes to London with Gar-

rick, i. 110. Retires to lodgings
at Greenwich, i. 116. Projects a
translation of the ' History of the
Council of Trent,'i. 117. Returns
to Lichfield, and finishes his tra.
gedy of Irene,' i. 118. Removes
to London with his wife, i, 122.

1738. Becomes a writer in the Gen-

tleman's Magazine, i. 124. Writes
the debates in both houses of par.
liament, under the name of 'The
Senate of Lilliput,' i. 127. Pub.
lishes his London,' for which he
receives ten guineas, i. 129. En-
deavours without success to ob-
tain the degree of Master of Arts,

i. 144.
1739. Publishes Marmor Nor-

folciense,' i. 156.
1740. Writes the Lives of Blake,

Drake, and Barretier, i. 164. ; and

Essay on Epitaphs, i. 164.
1741. Writes free translation of the

* Jests of Hierocles,' of Guyon's
Dissertation on the Amazons,'
and of Fontenelle's. Panegyric on

Dr. Morin,' i. 167.
1742. Writes Essay on the Account

of the Conduct of the Duchess of
Marlborough, Life of Burman
and of Sydenham, and ‘ Proposals
for printing Bibliotheca Harlei.

ana, i. 173.

1743. Writes. Considerations on

the Dispute between Crousaz and
Warburton on Pope's Essay on
Man,' &c., and Dedication to Dr.
Mead of James's Medicinal Dic-

tionary,' i. 180.
1744. Publishes the Life of Richard

Savage,' and writes Preface to
the Harleian Miscellany,' i. 185.

202.
1745. Publishes Miscellaneous Ob-

servations on the Tragedy of Mac-
beth, with Remarks on Hanmer's

Shakspeare,' i. 203.
1747. Publishes Plan for a Dic-

tionary of the English Language,
addressed to Lord Chesterfield, i.
210. Forms the King's Head

Club in Ivy Lane, i. 218.
1748. Visits Tunbridge Wells, i.

218. Writes Life of Roscom-
mon,'' Preface to Dodsley's Pre-
ceptor,' and ' Vision of Theodore
the Hermit,'i. 220.

1749. Publishes the ‘ Vanity of Hu.

man Wishes,' for which he re-
ceives fifteen guineas, i. 221. His
tragedy of Irene'acted at Drury

Lane Theatre, i. 227.
1750. Begins to publish ‘The Ram-

bler.' His prayer on commencing
the undertaking, i. 234. Writes a
prologue for the benefit of Mil-

ton's grand-daughter, i. 267.
1751. Writes ' Life of Cheynel,'

Letter for Lauder, and Dedica.
tion to the Earl of Middlesex of
Mrs. Charlotte Lenox's 'Female

Quixote,' i. 269.
1752. Occupied with his Dictionary,

and with the Rambler, i. 277.
Death of his wife, i. 278. His
affecting prayer on the occasion,
i. 279. His extreme grief for her
loss, ibid. Composes her funeral
sermon and her epitaph, i. 286.
Circle of his friends at this time,

i. 290.
1753. Writes the papers in the Ad.

venturer,' signed T., i. 300. Be-
gins the second volume of his

Dictionary, i. 305.
1754. Writes the Life of Cave,

ii. 1. Makes an excursion to Ox.
ford, ii. 16. Obtains the degree
of Master of Arts from that Uni-

versity, ii. 23.
1755. Publishes ‘his Dictionary of

the English Language, ii. 27. Pro-
jects the scheme of a ' Biblio-
thèque,' ii. 34. His depressed
state of mind at this period, ii. 50.
The Academia della Crusca pre-
sent him with their Vocabula-
rio,' and the French Academy
send him their' Dictionnaire,' ii.
51. Projects a scheme of life for

Sunday, ii. 55.
1756. Publishes an abridgment of

his Dictionary, ii, 60. Writes
essays in the Universal Visiter,'
ii. 60. Superintends, and largely
contributes to, the Literary Ma.
gazine, ii. 61. Composes pulpit

discourses for sundry clergymen,
ii. 74. Issues proposals for an edi.
tion of Shakspeare, ii. 74. Is
offered a living, but declines en-

tering into holy orders, ii. 75.
1757. Dictates a speech on the sub.
ject of an address to the throne
after the expedition to Rochfort,

ii, 76.
1758. Commences the Idler,' ii. 85.

Being compelled to retrench bis
expenses he breaks up housekeep-
ing, and removes to chambers in
Gray's Inn, and soon after in

Inner Temple Lane, ii. 92.
1759. Loses his mother, ii. 96.

Writes his Rasselas' to defray
the expenses of her funeral, and
to pay some debts, ii. 104. Makes
an excursion to Oxford, ii. 111.
Writes a " Dissertation on the
Greek Comedy,' the Introduction
to the World Displayed,' and
· Three Letters concerning the
best Plan for Blackfriars Bridge,'

ii. 115.
1760. Writes 6 Address of the

Painters to George III. on his
Accession,' the Dedication to Ba-
retti's Italian Dictionary, and a
review of Tytler's Vindication of
Mary Queen of Scots, ii. 118.
Forms rules and resolutions for
the guidance of his moral conduct

and literary studies, ii. 119.
1761. Writes Preface to 'Rolt's'

Dictionary Trade and Com-

merce, ii, 124.
1762. Writes Dedication to the

King of 'Kennedy's Astronomi-
cal Chronology,' and Preface to
the Catalogue of the Artists' Ex-
hibition, ii. 133. Obtains a pen-
sion of 3001. a year, as the reward ;
of literary merit, ii. 140. Accom-
panies Sir Joshua Reynolds in a

visit to Devonshire, ii. 146.
1763. Writes Character of Collins,

Life of Ascham, Review of Te.
lemachus, a masque, Dedication

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