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Achilles, shield of, vii. 380.
Acis and Galatea, vii. 72.
Acquaintance, Johnson's numerous

and various, vi. 138.; viii. 220.
Acquaintances, ii. 52. ; viii. 166.
Acting, viii. 238.

Acting, tragic, Johnson's contempt
of, iv. 27.,

Action in public speaking, iii. 249.
Active sports in young people, not to
be reckoned idleness, i. 44.
Activity of body, Johnson's, ix. 2.
Activity of mind, Johnson's, vii. 193.
193. n.

Actor, qualities of a great, ix. 272. n.
Actors, i. 192, 193. 231.; ii. 177.; iii.
93. 277.; iv. 27. 39. 132.; vi. 23.
329.; vii. 99.; viii. 239 n.; ix. 125.
Actors, Johnson's prejudice against,

and contemptuous severity towards,
i. 192. 231.; vii. 356.

Adams, Rev. Dr. William, master of
Pembroke College, Oxford, i. 58.
75. 80. 146. 205. 215. 227.; ii. 11, 12.
34. 278.; v. 104. 213. ; vi. 72.; viii.
302. 382. Some account of, viii.
382 n. His account of the first re-
presentation of Irene,' i. 227. His
Answer to Hume's Essay on Mi-
racles, vi. 72.

Adams, Miss, afterwards Mrs. Hyett,
viii. 294.

Adams, George, dedication to the
king of his "Treatise on the Globes,'
ii. 74.; iii. 31.
Addison, Joseph, i. 237, 238. 316. ; ii.
208. 296.; iii. 300.; iv. 37. 81.; v.

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42. 289.; vi. 166. 294.; vii. 60. 123.
373.;
viii. 22. 50. 67. 399.; ix. 72.
His Notanda,' i. 238. His 'Re-
marks on Italy,' v. 289. 289 n. His
style compared with Johnson's, i.
264. His conduct towards Steele,
viii. 22. 67. Johnson's opinion of, i.
265 n.; ii. 208. 296.; vii. 198. John-
son's Life of, viii. 22.

Address of the Painters to George

III. on his accession, written by
Johnson, ii. 118.

Adey, Mrs., iii. 52. 64. ; vii. 241. 270.
Adey, Miss Mary, i. 33.; vi.101.; vii. 298.
Admiration, v. 306.

Adventurer,' Dr. John Hawkes-
worth's, i. 241. 277. 300, 301. 303.
305.; ii. 70. The papers marked T.
written by Johnson, i. 300.
'Adventures of a Guinea,' by whom
written, iv. 307. 307 n.

Air-bath, Lord Monboddo's, vi. 310.
Akenside, Dr. ii. 125., iii. 195.; vi.
117, 117 n. 150.

Akerman, Mr., keeper of Newgate,
anecdotes of, vii. 329, 330, 331.
Alberti, Leandro, his classical descrip-
tion of Italy, v. 42. 289, 289 n.
Alchymy, v. 326.

Alcibiades, vii. 103, 103 n.
Alcibiades, his dog, vii. 59, 59 n.

Alfred, Johnson's wish to write the
Life of, i. 205.

Alfred, his Will, viii. 116, 116 n.
Algebra, the study of, recommended,
ix. 83.

'Alias,' Johnson's exemplication of
the word, viii. 212.

Allen, Edmund, printer, ii. 98 n., 260.;
v. 22.; vi. 277. ; vii. 106. 162.; viii.
68. 222. 374. Johnson's letter to,
viii. 222.

'Adversaria,' specimen of Johnson's, Allen, Ralph, iv. 79.

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i. 238.

Adversaries, not to be treated with
respect, iv. 20.

Advertisement, Johnson's, in the
Gentleman's Magazine, i. 103. In
the Universal Chronicle, ii. 108. In
the Edinburgh newspapers, v. 166.
Adultery, iii. 46.

'Egri Ephemeris,' Johnson's, viii. 388.
'Eneid,' story of the, viii. 213.
'Eschylus,' Potter's translation of,
vii. 91.

Affectation, vii. 374.; ix. 185.
Affectation in writing, iv. 260.
Affectation of familiarity with the
great, viii. 33.

Affection, natural, iii. 106.; vii. 265.;
viii. 204.

Agar, Welbore Ellis, vi. 252. n.
Age, old, vii. 10. 88. 88 n., 193. 203.
369.; viii. 171. 275.; ix. 91. 212.

'Agis,' Home's tragedy of, iv. 214.
Aglaura,' Suckling's play of, vii. 170.
Agutter, Rev. William, viii. 287 n.
His Sermon on Johnson's death,

} viii. 421.

Aikin, Letitia, afterwards Mrs. Bar-
bauld, vi. 28.; vii. 316. ; ix. 4.

Alley Croker,' vii. 84, 84 n.
'All for Love,' Dryden's preface to,
quoted, viii. 91 n.
Alnwick Castle, vii. 109.
Althorp, Lord, afterwards Earl Spen-
cer, vii. 321. See Spencer.
'Amelia,' Fielding's, vi. 163, 163 n.;
ix. 80.

Ambition, vi. 158.

America and the Americans, v. 224.
226. 248.; vii. 21. 25. 133. 338 n.;
viii. 55. 176. 284.; ix. 11. 30.
Amusements, country, ix. 196.
Amusements, a man known by his,
viii. 319.

Amyat, Dr., ii. 246.

'Ana,' the French, v. 42.

Anacreon, Baxter's, v. 124.; viii. 151.
260.

Anacreon, Dove of, translated by
Johnson, ix. 13.

'Anacreon,' Fawkes's translation of,
ix. 14.

Anaitis, temple of, iv. 232. 235.
Analogy between body and mind, i. 56.
'Anatomy of Melancholy,' Burton's,
iii. 135, 135 n. ; vi. 70.
Ancestry, iii. 179.

Ancient Ballads,' Dr. Percy's, ix.
193. 241.

Arches, comparative strength of se-
micircular and elliptical, ii. 116.

Ancient times, folly of praising, at the Architecture, ornamental, vi. 68.
expense of modern, viii. 212.

Anderson, Professor, at Glasgow, v.
114. 117.; vi. 253.

Anderson, Dr. Robert, his 'Life of
Johnson,' i. 43. 111.

Anderson, Mr., his Sketches of the
Native Irish,' vi. 243.

Andrew's, St., iv. 57. 60.

Anecdotes, Johnson's love of, iv. 31.
Anfractuosities of the human mind,
vii, 352.

Angel, John, his Stenography,' iii.
265.

Anne, Queen, Johnson touched by,
for the evil, i. 38. 319.

Anne, Queen, wits of her reign, vii.
195 n.

Annihilation, vi. 293.; vii. 140.
'Animus æquus,' the, not inheritable,
v. 129.

Anonymous writings, vii. 248.
Anson, Lord, vii. 245. Johnson's epi-
gram on his Temple of the Winds,
vii. 245 n.; ix. 26.
'Anthologia,' viii, 389.
Antiquarian Researches, vii. 189.

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Apelles, the Venus of, viii. 81. 81 n.

Apology,' Cibber's, vi. 193.

'Apology for the Quakers,' Barclay's,

vi. 89.

Areskine, Sir John, v. 21.

Arguing, Johnson's mode of, and
fondness for, vi. 120. 141.; viii. 88.
281. 317.

Argument, Johnson's, on Schoolmas..
ters and their duty, iii. 222. 311.
On Vicious Intromission, iii. 233.
314. In defence of lay patronage
iii. 286. 319. Against Dr. Memis's
complaint, that he was styled 'doc-
tor of medicine,' instead of 'physi-
cian,' v. 320. 334. In favour of the
corporation of Stirling, v. 322. On
entails, vi. 38. On the liberty of
the pulpit, vi. 181. 334. On the
registration of deeds, viii. 47. In
favour of a negro claiming his li
berty, vii. 20, 21. Against a prose-
cution by the procurators of Edin-
burgh against the publisher of a
libel, viii. 110.

Argument and testimony, viii. 281.
Argyle, Archibald, third Duke of, v.
41. 86.

Argyle, John, fifth Duke of, v. 95.
Johnson's visit to, v. 102. John-
son's letter to, v. 108. His letter to
Johnson, v. 108.

Argyle, Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess
of, v. 94, 94 n.

Apology, Johnson's readiness to make Ariosto, vii. 335.
one, viii. 323.

6 Apotheosis of Milton,' not written
by Johnson, i. 155.

Apparitions, ii. 106. 180. 313. ;iii. 175.
194. 213. 220, 220 n.; viii. 69. 71.;
ix. 5. 69.

Appetite, riders out in quest of, ix.
152.

Appius, Cicero's character of, applied
to Johnson, viii. 380.
Applause, vii. 379.

April fools' day, vi. 239, 239 n.
Arabs, fidelity of, iv. 131.
Arbuthnot, Dr. John, ii. 208. ; iv. 37.
Arbuthnot, Robert, iv. 19, 19 n.
6 Arcadia,' Sidney's, vi. 266, 266 n.

His

Aristotle, saying of, vii. 361.
'Poetics,' vi. 158, 158 n.
Arithmetic, Johnson's resort to, when
his fancy was disordered, ix. 27.
Arkwright, Sir Richard, ix. 148.
Armidale, iv. 159. 307.
Armorial bearings, iii. 215.

Arms, piling of, why insisted on, vii.
219.

Armstrong, Dr. John, ii. 112.; vi. 259,
Army, officers of the, v. 151.
Arnauld, Anthony, vii. 208.
Arnold, Dr. Thomas, his Observ.

ations on Insanity,' vi. 319.
'Art of Living in London,' i. 114.
Art of Thinking, ix. 259.

Artificial ruins, v. 214 n.

'Art's corrective,' v. 27.
Articles, subscription to the thirty-
nine, iii. 110. 177, 177 n. ; iv. 61.
Ascham, Roger, Johnson's Life of,
ii. 254.; ix. 87.

Asaph, St. Bishop of. See Shipley.
'Ascanius,' iv. 203 n., 205 n., 421 n.
Ash, Dr. John, founder of the Eume-
lian club, viii. 393 n.
Ashbourne, vi. 325.; vii. 27.
See Dunning.

Ashburton, Lord.

Assertion, vii. 281...

Assize, maiden one, vii. 96.
Association of ideas, vii. 136.
Astle, Thomas, keeper of the records
in the Tower, i. 177. Johnson's
letter to, viii. 116. His notes on
Alfred's will, viii. 116 n.
Astle, Rev. Mr., Johnson's advice to,
as to his studies, viii. 315.
Aston, Sir Thomas, i. 85, 85 n.
Aston, Mary, afterwards Mrs. Brodie,
i. 85.; vii. 200, 200 n., 208.; viii. 27,
27 n.;
ix. 55. Johnson's epigram
addressed to her, i. 154.; vii. 200,
200 n.; ix. 55.

Aston, Elizabeth, i. 85.; iii. 32. 126.;
v. 330.; vi. 100. 105.; vi. 267.;
vii. 31. Johnson's letters to, iii. 32.
67.; vi. 233. 235. 271.; vii. 31. 237.
241. 269. 300. 302.

Astley, Philip, vii. 293, 293 n.

'As You Like It,' the clown's answer
in, ix. 53.

Atheism, ix. 40.

'Athol porridge,' viii. 53.

Atlas,' the race-horse, v. 195.
Atonement, the great article of Chris-
tianity, iv. 89, 89 n.; vii. 6, 6 n.;
viii. 103.; ix. 317. 498, 498 n.
Attack, advantages which authors
derive from, iv. 305, 306.; v. 276.
Atterbury, Dr. Francis, Bishop of
Rochester, vii. 56. 78.
Attorney General, ludicrous title
given to, vi. 198.
Attorneys, iii. 141.; v. 84.

Avarice, v. 48.; vi. 159. 193.; vii.
174.; ix. 54. 90.

Auchinleck estate, v. 126, 127 n.; vi.
34. 323.
Auchinleck, Lord, Boswell's father,
v. 122. 124. ; vi. 200 n. Some ac-

count of, v. 130, 131 n. Designates
Johnson Ursa Major,' v. 132.
Auchnasheal, iv. 150.

Author, rarely hurt by his critics, vii.
318.

'Author, the Young,' a poem by
Johnson, i. 52.

Author, Virgil's description of the
entrance into hell applied to, v.
43.

Authority, parental, ix. 7.
Authors, i. 304.; iii. 54. 276.; iv. 55.
305, 306.; v. 288.; vi. 136, 327.; vii.
55. 172. 189, 190. 244. 246.; viii. 100.
321.; ix. 45. 119. 134. Attacks on
them useful, iv. 306. The casuistry
which passes on the world the pro-
duction of one for that of another
condemned, i. 304.

B.

Bâch y Graig, v. 200, 200 n.
Bacon, Francis, Lord Verulam, iv.
253.; vii. 12.
vii. 12. His
VII.' iv. 234.

Mallet's Life' of,
'History of Henry

His precept for con-

versation, viii. 231. His Essays,'
ix. 259.

Badcock, Rev. Samuel, viii. 411, 411 n.
Badenoch, Lord of, iv. 117, 117 n.
Bad habits, viii. 173.

Bad management, vii. 168.
Bagshaw, Rev. Thomas, 302, 302 n.
Johnson's letter to, viii. 355.
Bagpipes, v. 47.

Baillie, Dr. Matthew, his recommend-

ation of card-playing, v. 157 n.

Baker, Sir Richard, his 'Chronicles,'

quoted, iv. v.

Baker, Sir George, viii. 359.

Baker, Mrs., iii. 16.

Balance of Misery, viii. 305.; x. 291.
Balcarras, Earl of, vi. 208 n.
Ball without powder, vii. 355.

Ballantine, George, ii. 126.

Balloons, viii. 359. 362.

Ballow, Thomas, vi. 139, 139 n.

19 n, 20. 60. Johnson's letter of in-
structions to, on the formation of
the king's library, iii. 60.

Baltic, Johnson's proposed voyage to, Barnes, Rev. Joshua, v. 124. ; vii. 366.

vi, 269, 269 n.

Bankes, Mr., of Dorsetshire, i. 161.
Banks, Sir Joseph, iii. 168. 172, 172 n.
173.; v. 74.; vii. 230. 235. John-
son's motto for his goat, iii. 168.
Baptism, vi. 90.

Barbauld, Mr., vi. 28.; viii. 291, 291 n.
Barbauld, Letitia. See Aikin.
Barber, Francis, Johnson's negro ser.
vant, i. 278. 281. 285. 287.; ii. 111.;
iii. 15 n. 54. 128. 170.; v. 193 n.;
vii. 234.; viii. 376. 405, 405 n.; ix. |
163, 164.

Barclay, his 'Ship of Fooles,' ii. 25.
Barclay, Mr., the young author, his
defence of Johnson's Shakspeare
against Kenrick, ii. 500.; iv. 305.
Barclay, Robert, of Ury, his 'Apo-
logy for the Quakers,' vi. 89.
Barclay, Robert, one of Mr. Thrale's
successors, viii. 96, 96 n.; x. 122.
Baretti, Joseph, ii. 6. 28. 55, 55 n. 95.

128. 138. 150.; iii. 48. 59. 95. 98, 98 n.,
99 n. 127. 241.; v. 222. 3±1.; vi. 24,
24 n. 79. 121. 135. 169, 169 n. 222;
vi. 303. 316. 379.; ix. 158. Johnson's
letters to, ii. 128. 138. 150. His trial
for murder, iii. 98, 98 n. 99 n. His
'Travels,' iii. 48. 127. The first
who received copy-money in Italy,
vi. 303. His strictures on Mrs.
Piozzi's marriage, vi. 169. His
Anecdotes of Johnson, x. 35.
Bark, Peruvian, viii. 296.
Barker, Dr. Edmund, i. 219 n.; ii.
Barnard, Rev. Dr., Bishop of Killaloe,

i. 110 n.; vi. 208, 208 n.; vii. 68,
68 n.; viii. 93, 93 n.; ix. 215. Al-
tercation between Johnson and, on
the question, whether a man can
improve after the age of forty-five,
viii. 93, 93 n.; ix. 215. His plea-
sant verses thereon, ix. 216.
Barnard, Dr., provost of Eaton, ix. 9.
Barnard, Frederick, afterwards Sir
Frederick, king's librarian, iii. 19.

Barnwall, Nicholas, Lord Trimles-
town, vii. 55, 55 n.

Baron Hill, the seat of Lord Bulkeley,
v. 108 n.

Barretier, John Philip, Johnson's Life
of, i. 164. 167.

Barrington, Hon. Daines, iii. 289.;
vii. 164.; viii. 90. 250.
His Essay

on the Emigration of Birds,' iii. 289.
His Observations on the Statutes,'
vii. 164.

Barrow, Dr. Isaac, his sermon against

foolish talking and jesting, viii. 83 n.
Barrowby, Dr., anecdote of, viii. 294.
Barry, Sir Edward, his notion that

pulsation occasions death by at-
trition, vi. 152.

Barry, Spranger, the actor, i. 227 n.
Barry, James, the painter, viii. 192.
218, 218 n.; x. 249. Johnson's let-
ter to, viii. 192.
Barter, Mr., iii. 196.

'Bas Bleu,' Hannah More's poem of,
viii. 86. ix. 123. x. 118.

Bashfulness, viii. 316.

'Bastard,' Savage's poem of the, i.
191.

Bat, formation of the, vii. 202.
Bateman, Edmund, of Pembroke Col-
lege, his Lectures, i. 78.
Bath, Johnson's visit to, v. 164.
Baths, Johnson's opinion of medi.
cated, iii. 104.

Batheaston vase, Horace Walpole's
pleasant account of, v. 277.
Bathurst, Allen, first Earl, vii. 208.
277, 278.; 285 n.; viii. 20.; ix. 11.
Bathurst, Captain, i. 285.
Bathurst, Dr. Richard, i. 212. 219.
278. 288. 300. 305.; ii. 152. 276.; iii.
228. 255.; vii. 375. 380.
Batrachomyomachia,' first edition
of, v. 215, 215 n.

'Battle of the Pigmies and Cranes,'
ix. 143.

'Baudi Epistolæ,' v. 203.

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