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Viscount, ii. 15. 85.; viii. 20. His
share in Pope's Essay on Man,'
vii. 283 n., 284, 285.
Bolingbroke, Frederick, second Vis-
count, ix. 43.

Bolt Court, vii. 113.; x. 57.
Bonaventura, the 'Seraphic Doctor,'
ii. 302.

Bones, uses to which they are ap-
plied, viii. 194.
Bon-mots, vii. 174.

Book, one always to be carried in the
pocket, ix. 16.

Book collecting, viii. 277.

Book, the only one Johnson ever read
through, x.

Books, iii. 272.; v. 311.; viii. 213.
277.; ix. 97. 102.

Books, practice of talking from, v.
126.

Books, advantages of small portable
ones, ix. 128. 255.

Books, how to read, viii. 311.
Booksellers, liberality of several emi-
Johnson's
nent ones, ii. 39. 57.

character of, ii. 57.; vi. 50. His
vindication of, from the charge of
making exorbitant profits, vi. 50.
Book-trade, vi. 50.

Boothby, Miss Hill, i. 85.; iii. 255. ;
v. 269, 269 n.; viii. 28, 28 n.; ix.
57.; x. 244.

Boothby, Sir Brook, x. 101..
Borough-English, v. 55, 55 n.
Boscawen, Admiral, vii. 186.
Boscawen, Hon. Mrs., vii. 186. 322,

322 n.

Boscovich, Père, iii. 140.; vi. 26.
Bossuet, Bishop of Meaux, v. 43.
Bosville, Godfrey, vii. 222. 343.
Bosville, Mrs., iii. 202.
BOSWELL, JAMES, the author of this
work,-afflicted with hypochon-
dria, i. 66 n.; vi. 46, 47.; viii. 385.
Writes the Hypochondriac,' a se-
ries of essays, in London Magazine,
i. 66 n.; viii. 169. His nationality.
i. 72. Mr. Courtenay's verses on,
i. 263.; v. 173. Contributed to
create a public taste for biographi-

cal details, ii. 2. His introduction
to Johnson, i. 163. Story told by
Johnson of his early years, ii. 216 n.
His Account of Corsica,' iii. 35.
69, 69 n., 70. Elected a member of
the Literary Club, iii. 279. 284.
His dress at the jubilee, iii. 68.
His strange propensity for witness-
ing executions, iii. 94, 94 n.; vii.
329, 329 n.; viii. 331, 331 n. His
ancestry, iv. 15.; v. 127.; vi. 34.
His character drawn by himself, iv.
46. Johnson's character of him, iv.
46.; v. 172. 331. 334. His account
of the escape of the young Pre-
tender, iv. 229. His announcement
of the Life of Johnson' during the
Doctor's lifetime, v. 44. His letter
to the Laird of Rasay, on a passage
in Johnson's Journey,' v. 167.
Lord Stowell's character of him, v.
172. Johnson's character of his
'Tour to the Hebrides,' v. 331.
His attempt to imitate the style of
Warburton, vii. 159. His short
quarrel with Johnson, vii. 194,
195 n. His Letter to the People
of Scotland,' viii. 254. 256, 256 n.
Character of, x. 141. 143. Memoir
of, x. 204.

Boswell, Mrs., the author's wife, iii.
160, 160 n.; v. 174, 174 n.; vi. 46.
48. 211. 263. 265.; vi. 301.; vii. 242.
349.; viii. 141. 143. 220.
Boswell, Thomas David, the founder
of the author's family, v. 127.; vi.
35.

Boswell, David, the author's brother,
vi. 327 n.; vii. 334, 334 n. 342.
Boswell, Alexander, afterwards Sir
Alexander, the author's eldest son,
iii. 217.; v. 338, 338 n.
Boswell, David, the author's second
son, vi. 221.

Boswell, James, the author's third
son, i. 87.; iii. 149.; vi. 158 n.; vii.
231.

Boswell, Elizabeth, the author's step.
mother, vi. 201 n.
Boswell, Veronica, the

author's

daughter, iv. 15, 15 n.; vi. 265, Britain, little known of the ancient

265 n.

Boswell, Dr., the author's uncle, iv.
41.; v. 146.; vi. 122.

'Bottom,' viii. 76.

Bouchier, Governor, viii. 63.

Boufflers, Madame de, iii. 133.; vi.
25, 25 n.

Boufflers, Père, his First Truths,' ii.
263.

Bouheurs, Dominique, iii. 91.
Boulter, Dr. Hugh, ii. 74, 74 n.
Boulton, Matthew, v. 215.; vi. 91.
Bourdaloue, Père, ii. 229.; iii. 4.
Bourdonne, Madame de, iii. 285 n.
Bouts-rimés, v. 278.

state of, vii. 189.

British parliament, alleged corruption
of, vii. 26.

'British Poets,' Bell's edition of, vi.
241.

'British Princes,' quoted, iii. 117 n.
'British Essayists,' Chalmers's, i.
249 n.

'British Synonymy,'Mrs. Piozzi's, viii.
414.

Brocklesby, Dr. Richard, vi. 117 n.;
viii. 169. 328. 356.; ix. 177.; x. 266.
Brodhurst, Mr., Johnson's play fel-
low, viii. 272.

Brodie, Alexander, ii. 428 n.

Bowels, Johnson's recipe for lubricity Brooke, Henry, author of Gustavus

of, v. 269, 269 n.

Bowles, William, viii. 228.

Vasa,' i. 156, 156 n.

Brooke, Francis, iii. 34 n.

Bowyer, William, printer, viii. 374, Brooke, Mrs., author of Emily Mon-

374 n.

Box-clubs, v. 331.

Boxing, Johnson's skill in, iv. 248,
248 n.

Boyd, Hon. Charles, iv. 84 n. 99, 100.
Boydell, Alderman, v. 226 n.
Boyle, the noble family of, iv. 259.
Boyle, Hon. Robert, ii. 67.
Boys at school, ii. 236.

Boyse, Samuel, poet, v. 183, 183 n.;
viii. 411.; ix. 46.
Bradshaigh, i. 235 n.

Bradshaw, John, regicide, viii. 230,
230 n.

Bradshaw, William, viii. 189 n.
'Braganza,' Jephson's tragedy of, iii.
90 n.

Braidwood, Mr., his academy for the

deaf and dumb, v. 152, 152 n.
Braithwaite, Daniel, viii. 277.
Bramhall, Archbishop, on Liberty
and Necessity, iii. 110, 110 n.

Bramins, vii. 360.
Brandy, vii. 255.; viii. 54.
Bravery, vii. 180.; viii. 394.
Brentford, v. 115.; viii. 176.
Brett, Colonel, i. 201.
Bribery at elections, v. 281.
Brighthelmstone, ii. 209 n.; vi. 220.
Bristol, inn at, vi. 173.

tague,' ii. 209, 209 n.
Brooks, or rivulets, vii. 83.

Broome, William, poet, vii. 324. ; viii.
18.

Brother and Sister, relation of, ii. 81.
Brown, Tom, Johnson's instructor in
English, i. 39. Dedicates his spell-
ing-book to the Universe,' i. 39.
Brown, Rev. Robert, ii. 311.; vii. 131.
Brown, Capability,' vii. 272.
Browne, Dr. John, his Estimate of
the Manners of the Times,' iii. 146,
146 n.
Browne, Sir Thomas, Johnson's Life
of, i. 261, 261 n.; ii. 62. 84. His
style, how far imitated by Johnson,
i. 251 n. His saying of devils, vii.
137.

Browne, Sir William, the physician,
ix. 10, 10 n.

Browne, Isaac Hawkins, iv. 166. ; v.
281.;
viii. 270.; ix. 62. His poem,
'De Animi Immortalitate,' iv. 166.
Bruce, Robert, v. 338.

Bruce, James, the Abyssinian tra-
veller, v. 274.; ix. 145.

Brundusium, Horace's journey to,

vii. 83.

Brutes, iii. 44. 290.; vi. 174.
Bryant, Jacob, viii. 389 n.

Brydone, Patrick, his Tour through
Sicily,' vi. 103.; vii. 220.
Buchan, David Stewart Erskine,
eleventh Earl of, anecdote of, iii.
211, 211 n.

Buchan's Buller, iv. 101, 102 n.
Buchanan, George, ii. 248.; iii. 97.;
iv. 53.; viii. 176.; ix. 134.
'Buck,' term nearly synonymous with
'dandy,' iv. 204.

Buckingham, Duke of, his 'Re-
hearsal,' viii. 322. ; ix. 18.
Buckles, shoe, iv. 9.

Budgell, Eustace, 271, 271 n.; iv. 50.;
vi. 166.

Budworth, Rev. Mr., i. 87 n. 100 n.
Buffon Count de, iii. 247 n. ;

209 n.

Bull, Irish, by Johnson, viii. 324.

Bull-dogs, vii. 7.

Buller of Buchan, iv. 101, 102 n.

Bunyan's

vi.

Pilgrim's Progress,' iii.

282.; ix. 102.

described by Johnson, vii. 366.; viii.
155. 273. His playful sally on
Dean Marlay, viii. 46.

Burke, Richard, esq. (Edmund's bro-
ther), ix. 238, 238 n.

Burke, Richard, esq. (Edmund's son),
viii. 213. 373.; x. 256 n.
Burial service, v. 207.
Burlamaqui, vi. 57.

Burman, Peter, Johnson's Life of, i.
175.

Burnaby, Edward, ii. 284 n.

Burnet, Bishop, his Own Times,' iii.

250.; v. 10.; vii. 10.

Burnet, James, iii. 172. See Monboddo.
Burney, Dr. Charles, i. 73 n.; 229 n.;
ii. 36, 37. 79. 84. 170. 210. 225. 273.
278 n.; vi. 27.; vii. 229. 232, 233.
247 n. 369 n.; viii. 116.; ix. 49. 275.
His comparison of the style of Ad-
dison and Johnson, i. 265. John-
son's praise of his 'Travels,' viii.
177.

Burgess-ticket, Johnson's, at Aber- Burney, Dr. Charles, the younger, v.

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Burgoyne, General, surrender of his Burney, Mrs., ii. 294 n.

army at Saratoga, vii. 219.
Burgoyne, Lady Frances, her saying,
ix. 99, 99 n.

Burke, Right Hon. Edmund, anec-
dotes of, and remarks upon, i. 92. ;
ii. 103. 191 n. 239, 239 n. 263, 264 n.
320.; iii. 91. 146. 189 n. 218. 284.
299. 304. ; iv. 4 n. 23. 28 n. 75. 78 n.
111. 225. 301.; v. 216. 292, 292 n.; vi.
63. 80. 165. 182. 208. 211. 274. 309.;
vii. 59 n. 77. 96. 122. 173. 248. 250.
369. 373, 374.; viii. 22 n. 57. 162.
217.304. 326. 408.; ix. 11. 83. 157.
237.; x. 269. His pleasant observ-
ation on Johnson's ladies, i. 263.
His counsel to a grave gentleman
to 'live pleasant,' ii. 108. His 'Es-
say on the Sublime and Beautiful,'
iii. 90. His Letter to the Sheriffs
of Bristol,' vii. 3. Johnson's ex-
clamation on seeing his house at
Beaconsfield, vii. 159, 159 n. His
classical pun on Wilkes, vii. 175.
His lively conceit on a line of
Horace, vii. 175. His conversation

Burney, Miss Frances, afterwards

Madame D'Arblay, vii. 314. 317.
332.; viii. 217. 272.; ix. 76. 273.
Burrowes, Rev. Dr., his 'Essay on
the Style of Johnson,' i. 256 n.;
x. 284.

Burton, Robert, his Anatomy of Me.
lancholy,' i. 58.; iii. 135.; vi. 70.
His great direction against melan-
choly, vii. 302. ix. 115.
Butcher, trade of, iv. 270.
Bute, John, third Earl of, ii. 141.
144.; iii. 5. 298, 299, 300.; vi. 108.
199. Johnson's letter to, respect-
ing his pension, ii. 145. 149.
Butler, Dr. Joseph, Bishop of Dur-
ham, his Analogy,' iv. 41.
Butler, Samuel, iii. 283.; iv. 53, 53 n.
242.; viii. 299.

Butter, Aberdeen, duel fought for the
honour of, v. 83 n.

Butter, Dr. William, vi. 113. 303.
305 n.; viii. 88.
Buxton, Jedediah, the extraordinary
calculator, vi. 65 n.

Byng, Admiral, Johnson's defence of,
ii. 69, 69 n. His epitaph, ii. 69.
Byron, Lord, Moore's Life of, quoted,
v. 263 n.; v. 150. His wayward
attack on Lord Carlisle's poems, viii.
92. His character of Johnson, x.
165.

C.

Cabbages, vi. 15. 85.

Cadogan, Dr. William, his Treatise
on the Gout,' iv. 220.
Calculators, extraordinary, possess
little other intellectual power, vi.
65.

Caligula, his exclamation, vii. 124,

124 n.

Callimachus, merits of, vii. 351.
'Called,' phenomenon of hearing one-
self, ix. 69.

Cambridge, Richard Owen, v. 308.
311.; vii. 82.; viii. 185.
Cambridge University, iii. 21.; ix. 10.
Picturesque account of Johnson's
visit to, ii. 283, 283 n. 330.
Camden, Charles Pratt, first Earl, v.
251.; vii. 160.

Camden's Remains,' vii. 152.; viii.
206.

Cameron, Dr. Archibald, rigour exer.

cised in his case, i. 163, 163 n.
Camerons, family of the, v. 25.
Campbell, Hon. Archibald, iii. 254.;
v. 100, 101.; viii, 287.

Campbell, Rev. Dr. Thomas, ii. 73.;
v. 285. 295.

Campbell, Rev. Dr. John, ii. 126. 194. ;

üi. 42. 253.; v. 248.; vii. 73, 73 n.
His Political Survey,' v. 59. ; vi.77.
Campbell, Rev. John, minister of
Kippen, iii. 13.

Campbell, Mungo, who shot Lord Eg.
lintoune, iii. 59.; vii. 6, 6 n.
Camps, ix. 117.

'Candide' of Voltaire, ii. 105. 107.
Canning, Right Hon. George, on public
education, vi. 127 n.

"Canons of Criticism,' Edwards's, ii.
10 n.

Canting, ix, 20. 34. 87.
Canus, Melchior, a Spanish Domini-
can, vi. 5.

Capel, Edward, preface to his Shak-
speare, vii. 35.

Cardan, Dr. Jerom, his mode of com-
posing his mind, vi. 320 n.
Card-playing, v. 157.; vi. 140, 141 n. ;
ix. 43.

Cardross, Lord, afterwards Earl of
Buchan, iii. 211, 211 n.

Careless, Mrs., Johnson's first love,
vi. 92, 93.; viii. 180.

'Careless Husband,' Cibber's, v. 282.
Carelessness, vii. 368.

Carleton, Captain, his 'Memoirs, 'viii.
336, 336 n.

Carlisle, Frederick, fifth Earl of, viii.
91, 91 n. 242, 242 n. Johnson's fa-
vourable opinion of his Father's
Lord
Revenge,' viii. 242, 242 n.
Byron's wayward attack on his
poems, viii. 92 n.
Carmichael, Miss, vii. 50. 233, 233 n.
Carr, Rev. Mr., his 'Sermons,' iv.

18.

Carstares' 'State Papers,' iv. 246 n.
Carte, Thomas, his 'Life of the Duke
of Ormond,' v. 24.

Carter, Mr., v. 246, 246 n. 273, 273 n.
Carter, Elizabeth, i. 135, 135 n. 152,

153, 154, 154 n. 236, 236 n.; iii. 9 n. ;
vi. 310.; viii. 73. 272, 272 n. ; ix. 129.
Johnson's letter to, ii. 58. Her cha-
racter of Johnson, x. 117.
Carteret, John, Lord, afterwards
Earl Granville, iii. 130 n.
Carthage, viii. 185.
Carthusians, order of, v. 64.
Cascades, v. 214, 214 n.
Castes of men, viii. 63.

Castiglione, 'Il Corteggiano' of, the
best book on good-breeding, iv. 308,
£08 n.

Catcot, George, the pewterer of Bris-
tol, vi. 172.

Cathcart, Charles, ninth Lord, vii.207.
'Catholicon,' vi. 17, 17 n.

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Cato, learnt Greek at an advanced age,
viii. 51.

Cator, viii. 316. ; x. 273.

Johnson's
134, 135. 149.
Latin verses

Cave, Edward, character and anec-
dotes of, i. 112. 126. 170. 244.; ii. 1.
58. iii. 213. viii. 408.
letters to, 95. 116. 132.
151, 152. 177. 180. 189.
addressed to him by Johnson, i. 125,
125 n. His letter to Richardson re-
specting the Rambler,' i. 244. His
Life by Johnson, ii. 1.
Cawdor Castle, iv. 123, 123 n.
Cecil, Colonel, iii. 221.
'Cecilia,' Miss Burney's, viii. 217.
Cervantes, ix. 102.

Certainties, small, the bane of men of
talents, v. 260.

Chalmers, George, i. 169 n. 246 n.
Chalmers, Alexander, i. 236 n. 249 n.
263 n. His "Lesson in Biography,'
x. 182.

Chamberlaine, Mrs. v. 263 n.
Chamberlayne, George, viii. 289,

289 n.

Chambers, Ephraim, his Proposal for
his Dictionary, i. 258. Johnson's
style founded partly upon that of, i.
258, 258 n.
Chambers, Robert, afterwards Sir Ro-
bert, ii. 22, 22 n.; iii. 8. 304, 305,
306.; 1v. 6. 112.; v. 179. 182. 189.;
vii. 193 n.; viii. 40. 42.
Chambers, Mrs., v. 182 n.
Chambers, Sir William, his Chinese
Architecture,' viii. 178, 178 n. 'He-
roic Epistle' to, quoted iv. 207. ; vii.
110.; viii. 318.
Chambers, Catharine, Johnson's maid-
servant, ii. 98, 98 n. 102, 103.; iii.

29.

Chamier, Anthony, ii. 271.; iv. 112.;
vi. 210. 254.; vii. 40. 85.
Chancellors, how chosen, iii. 186.
Chapone, Hester, formerly Miss Mul-

so, a contributor to the Rambler,'
i. 235.; viii. 242. Account of her
meeting Johnson, i. 293 n. John.
son's letter to, viii. 242.
Charade, viii, 182.

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Character, influence of, vii. 211.
Characters, first instance of delinea-
tion of, vii. 378.

Characters, how historians should
draw, vii. 286.

Characters, showing only the bright
side of, viii. 23.

Characters, extraordinary, generally
exaggerated, vi. 80.

Charing Cross, v. 278.

Charity, viii. 80.; ix. 31. 41. 150, 251.
Charity, judicious distribution of, v.
120.

Charlemont, James, first Earl of, iii.
279.; iv. 112. 216, 216 n.

Charles I., iii. 251.; v. 79. 317.
Charles II., v. 283. 317.; viii. 10.
Charles Edward, Prince, iv. 205, 205 n.
207. See Pretender.

Charles V., celebration of his funeral
obsequies during his lif time, vii.
78.

Charles XII. of Sweden, i. 255.; vii.
102.; x. 53.

Charlton, Dr., x. 269.

Charms, belief in, iv. 177, 177 n.
Chastity, iii. 47.; iv. 219.; vii. 288,
288 n.

Chatham, William, first Earl of, ii.
233. 268.; v. 251.; vii. 220.; viii.
319.

Chatsworth, iii. 237 n.; v. 194. ; vii.
29.; viii. 360.

Chatterton, Thomas, vi. 171, 173, 173
n.; viii. 124, 124 n.

Chedworth, Lord, x. 118.

Chemistry, Johnson's fondness for,
vii. 279, 279 n. 357, 357 n.; viii.
232.

Chester, v. 199.

Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope,

fourth Earl of, i. 44. 211. 253 n.; ii.
2. 7. 10, 11.; iii. 249.; iv. 106 n.; v.
268.; vi. 175. 238. 276.; vii. 214.
261, 262.; viii. 109. 163. 335. His
alleged neglect of Johnson, ii. 6, 7 n.
His papers in the World,' recom-
mending Johnson's Dictionary, ii.
5. Johnson's celebrated letter to,
ii. 7. His Letters to his Son' cha-

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