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Martin's Account of the Hebrides,' Melcombe, George Bubb Dodington,
ii. 236. ; iv. l.; vii. 73.
Lord, i. 244 n. 253 n.

Martin's Antiquitates Divi Andrei,' Melmoth, William, vii. 317 n., 318.;
iv. 57, 58.

Martinelli, Vincenzio, iii. 259. 262.
Martyrdom, iii. 291, 292.

Mary, Queen of Scots, ii. 119.; iv. 32.;
v. 176. 188. 190. 226 n.; x. 276.
Mason, Rev. William, iii. 195. ; vi. 150.
His 'Elfrida,' v. 275. His 'Carac-
tacus,' v. 276. His prosecution of
Mr. Murray, the bookseller, vii.
138 n. His share in the Heroic
Epistle,' viii. 91. 318 n.

Mass, iii, 111.

Masquerades, iii. 240.

Massillon, v. 43.

viii. 269 n.

Melville, Viscount. See Dundas.
Member of parliament, duty of, on an
election committee, viii. 48 n.
Memis, Dr., Physician of Aberdeen,
v. 223, 224. 230. 320.; vi. 221. 228.
Memory, i. 34.; iv. 65.; vii. 9 n. 285.;
viii. 107.; ix. 8. 185. 218.
Menagiana,' iii. 285.; vii. 175. n.
200 n.; viii. 172 n.

Merchants, ii. 294 n.; v. 63.; vii. 353.
Mercheta mulierum, v. 55.

Merit, intrinsic, ii. 227. Men of, not
neglected, viii. 160.

Massinger, his play of 'The Picture,' Metaphysical tailor, viii. 178.

vii. 289.

Masters, Mary, 289 n.; viii. 241 n.
Matrimonial infidelities, vi. 143.
Matrimonial thought, iii. 120.
Maty, Dr. Matthew, ii. 35n.; vi. 238 n.
His 'Bibliothèque Britannique,' ii.
35 n.

Maupertius, iii. 45.

Mawbey, Sir Joseph, iii. 65 n.

Maxwell, Rev. Dr. William, his anec-
dotes of Johnson, iii. 129, 129 n.
Mayne, William, Baron Newhaven,
vii. 291.

Mayo, Rev. Dr., iii. 289. 291. 294,

295, 296 n.

Mead, Dr., vi. 218. 311.

Meadowbank, Lord, vii. 35.

Meals, stated, vii. 153.

Metaphysics, i. 71.

Metcalfe, Philip, vi. 210.; viii. 145.
Method, advantages of, vi. 220.
Methodism, iií. 133.

Methodists, ii. 246 n.; iii. 133, 138.
141.; v. 143.; viii. 332.

Meynell, Hugh, his happy expression
respecting London, i. 84, 85.; vii.
251.

Mickle, William Julius, 220 n.; v. 90.;
viii. 246, 247. 310.
Microscopes, iii. 24.
Micyllus, Jacobus, v. 195.

Middle state, i. 286 n.; v. 100 n.
Middle rank in France, want of, vi.
9 n. 21.

Middlesex election, vii. 46. 292.
Middleton, Lady Diana, iv. 84 n.

Medals, only valuable as a stamp of Midgeley, Dr. Samuel, viii. 189 n.

merit, v. 257 n.

Medicated baths, of, iii. 104.
Meditation on a pudding, v. 93.
Mediterranean, vi. 154.
Meek, Rev. Dr., ii. 18, 19. 21 n.
Melancholy, i. 65.; iii. 34.; iv. 227.; vi.
70. 120 n. 213. 225. 319, 320.; vii. 301.
311. 369.; ix. 209. Johnson's remedy
against, ii. 232.; vi. 70. 120. 320.; vii.
234. Johnson projects a history of
his, iii. 34.

Migration of birds, iii. 289.

Military character, respect paid to,
iii. 83.; vi. 125.

Miller, Andrew, bookseller, i. 211.;
ii. 38 n., 39.; vii. 264 n.
Miller, Lady, her vase at Batheaston,
v. 277 n.

Miller, Professor John, v. 114 n.
Milner, Rev. Joseph, his defence of
the methodisis, ii. 246 n. Lauder's
forgery against, i. 270.
Milton, John, i. 267.270.; iii. 283 n; iv.
9.; v. 205.; vi. 21.; vii. 222. 253. 287.

Melancthon, Boswell's letter to John-
son from the tomb of, vi. 251. 255.

366.; viii. 9.12. 45. 306.; ix. 324. Apo-
theosis of, not written by Johnson,
i. 155. Johnson's prologue for the
benefit of his grand-daughter, i. 267.
His Tractate on Education,' vii.
222. Johnson's Life of, viii. 9. 11.
His picture of man, viii. 46 n.
Johnson's saying respecting, viii.
306.

Mimicry, ix. 151.

In-

Mind, vii. 190, 191.; ix. 71. 186.
fluence of the weather on, ii. 89.
Management of, vi. 70. Cardan's
mode of composing his, vi. 320 n.
Miracles, ii. 230.; vii. 5.; ix. 189.
Miseries of human life, v. 295.
Misers, iv. 116.; v. 48.; vii. 174.
Misery, balance of, viii. 303.; x. 291.
Misfortunes, vii. 378.

Missionaries, v. 143.

Mistresses, ii. 151.

Modesty, vii. 215.

Moira, Earl of, iv. 196 n.

Moltzer, Jacobus, v. 195 n.
Monarchy, vi. 167.

Monasteries, ii. 132. 312.; iv. 58.
Monboddo, James Burnet, Lord, and
his writings, iii. 73. 172, 172 n.
225 n. 303.; iv. 39. 73 n. 76. 82 n.
114.; v. 66 n. 125. 334.; vi. 229. 310.
316,317.; vii. 36. 319.; viii. 105.270.
Money, iv. 57. ; vi. 324. ; vii. 97. 199 n.;
viii. 133. 137; ix. 90.
Money-getting, v. 261.; vii. 256.
Monks, vi. 4.

Monkton, Hon. Mary, Countess of
Cork and Orrery, vii. 320 n. 324.;
viii. 87.

Monnoye, M. de la, vii. 175.
Monro, Dr., viii. 259.

Montagu, Mrs., iii. 89. 91. 145.; iv. 267.;

vii. 74. 229. 247. 315 n. 317. 319. 324.
336.; viii. 36. 46. 273.; ix. 65. 254.
256. Johnson's letters to, ii. 113.
115 n.

Montaigne, iii. 134 n.

Montesquieu, iv. 220.; vii. 135'n.
Monthly Review, iii. 25. ; vi. 150.
Montrose, William Graham, second
Duke of, vii. 70.

Montrose, James, third Duke of, vii.
256.; viii. 86.

Monuments, iii. 282. Inaccuracy of
inscriptions on, vii. 239.

Moody, Mr., the actor, v. 282. 287.
Morality, ix. 212.

More, Sir Thomas, v. 195 n.; vi.
168 n.; vii. 91. 137. 322 n.; viii. 73.
77. 272. 306.

More,' Hannah, vii. 137 n.; viii. 306.;
ix. 65. 123. 220. Her anecdotes of
Johnson, ix. 318.

More, Dr. Henry, the Platonist, iii.
192 n.

Morell, Dr. Thomas, v. 91.

Moreri's Dictionary, v. 42.

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Morgann, Maurice, his Essay on the
Character of Falstaff,' viii. 182 n.
Morris, Corbyn, his 'Essay on Wit,'
viii. 83.

Mosaic account of the creation, ii.
134.

Moss, Dr., viii. 46.

Motto on the dial-plate of Johnson's
watch, iii. 48.

Mounsey, Dr. Messenger, iii. 56,
56 n.

Mount Edgecumbe, iv. 104.
Mountstuart, Lord (afterwards first
Marquis of Bute), iii. 5.; vi. 58 n.
114. 218 n.;
vii. 297.; viii. 108.
200 n. 217 n.
Muck, Isle of, iv. 243.
Mudge, Rev. Zachariah, ii. 147.
Johnson's character of, viii. 51.
Character of his Sermons,' viii. 75.
Mudge, Dr. John, ii. 147.; viii. 234.
Mudge, Thomas, watchmaker, ii.
147 n.

Mulgrave, Constantine Phipps, Lord,
iv. 256.; vi. 123, 124 n.

Mull, Isle of, v. 39. 41. 45. 52. 72. 78.
Muller, Mr., engineer, ii. 116 n.
Mulso, Miss, afterwards Mrs. Cha-
pone, i. 235. 289.; vii. 315 n.; viii.
242. See Chapone.

Murder, proscription of, in Scotland,
iv. 14. 87.

Murison, Professor, iv. 60.

Murphy, Arthur, i. 220. 290.; ii. 64.

83. 101 n. 121, 122 n. 296 n.; iii. 84.
140 n.; v. 293. 322.; vi. 147, 148,
149, 150, 151. 160.; vii. 55.; viii.
250. His anecdotes of Johnson, x.
66.

Nash, Beau, viii. 290.
National debt, iii. 142. ; ix. 27.
National faith, vii. 369.

Native place, love of, renewed in old
age, viii. 131.

Murray, Lord George, chief of the Natural affection, iii. 106.

Pretender's staff, v. 323 n.

Murray, William, Attorney-General,

ii. 49 n. See Mansfield, Lord.
Murray, Patrick, fifth Lord Elibank,
iii. 161 n.

Murray, Mr., Solicitor-General of
Scotland, afterwards Lord Hender.
land, vi. 124.

Murray, John, bookseller (father of
the proprietor and publisher of this
work), vii. 138. Prosecution of, by
Mason the poet, vii. 138 n. His
'Letter to W. Mason, A. M.' vii.
138 n.

Murray, John, jun., his account of
the various portraits of Dr. John-
son, x. 311.

'Muses' Welcome to King James,'
iv. 53.

Musgrave, Sir Richard, x. 264 n.
Musgrave, Dr. Samuel, vii. 169 n.
Music, iii. 194. 307 n.; vii. 17. 72.;
ix. 140. 169. 211. 257. 274. The only
sensual pleasure without vice, vii.
369. In heaven, i. 166.; iii. 194.
Johnson's wish to learn the scale
of, six months before his death,
iii. 307 n. His insensibility to the
charms of, ii. 131 n.; v. 47.; vi. 29.
Musk, vii. 229.

Myddleton, Mr., of Gwaynynog, v.
212, 212 n.; vi. 298 n.
Mylne, Robert, architect, ii. 116.
Mysteriousness in trifles, ix. 97.
Mystery, vii. 53. 178.; ix. 131.
Mythology, vii. 351. 364 n.

N.

Nairne, William, afterwards Sir Wil-

liam, iv. 27. 48, 48 n. 52. 58. 67.

Nairne, Colonel, iv. 67, 68.

Natural equality of mankind, ii. 316 n.
Natural goodness, iv. 222. 226.
Natural right, vi. 38.

Nature, ix. 120.

Necessity, doctrine of, viii. 331.
Needle.work, ix. 99.

Negro, Johnson's argument in favour
of one claiming his liberty, vii. 21. 35.
Nelson, Robert, his Festivals and
Fasts,' vi. 90.

"Network,' Johnson's definition of,
ii. 47.

Newdigate, Sir Roger, iii. 51 n.
Newhaven, William Mayne, Lord, vii.
291 n.

Newspapers, iii. 204. ; vii. 376.
Newspaper abuse, ix. 66.

New Testament, v. 116.; vii. 143.
Newton, Sir Isaac, ii. 241.; v. 13.
;
viii. 118. 213.

Newton, Dr. Thomas, Bishop of
Bristol, Johnson's character of, viii.
286 n.

'Nice' people, ix. 99.

Nichols, Dr. Frank, v. 299 n.; vi. 305.
Nichols, John, viii. 4, 5 n. 34 n. 374.

388. His Anecdotes of Bowyer,'
viii. 146. His Anecdotes of John-
son, x. 62.

Nicknames, ix. 35.

Nicol, George, bookseller, viii. 247.
Johnson's letter to, viii. 369.
Nightcaps, iv. 300.; v. 37.

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Nil Admirari,' ix. 118.

No, sir,' in what sense used by John-
son, viii. 318.

Nobility, iv. 103. Usurpation of the,
viii. 245.

Nollekens, Mr., his bust of Johnson,
vii. 32. 43 n.; x. 104.

Nollekens, Mrs., viii. 42.

Nash, Rev. Dr. Treadaway, his His-Nonjuror,' Cibber's play of the, v.

tory of Worcestershire,' vii. 109.;

258.

Nores, Jason de, his comments on
Horace, vi. 74 n.

North, Dudley, viii. 48 n. 56 n.
North, Frederick, Lord, iii. 153. 171.;
v. 163. 270, 316.; vii. 46.

North Pole, Johnson's conjectures re-
specting, vi. 128.

Officers, military, v. 151.; vi. 124. ; ix.

55.

Ogden, Dr. Samuel, v. 6.; viii. 103 n.
On prayer, iv. 30. 66. His Sermons,
iv. 19. 88.; v. 61. 91.; vii. 79.
Ogilvie, Dr. John, ii. 202.
of Judgment,' ii. 206 n.

His' Day

Norton, Sir Fletcher, iii. 92.; vi. Oglethorpe, General, i. 140 n.; iii.

110 n.

Nourse, Mr., bookseller, vi. 130.
Novelty, paper on, in the 'Spectator,'
vi. 151.

Nowell, Rev. Dr., iii. 178.; viii. 298,
299.

'Nugæ Antiquæ,' Harington's, viii.
170.

Nugent, Robert, Lord, iii. 153 n.
Number, ix. 27.

Numbers, science of, vi. 65.
Numeration, ix. 27.

Nuremberg Chronicle, v. 215.

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cometh,') the motto on the dial-
plate of Johnson's watch, iii. 48.

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Oath of abjuration, v. 259 n.
policy and inefficacy of such tests,
v. 260.

Oaths, iii. 259. ; v. 141. 260.; vi. 160.

Oats,' Johnson's definition of, ii. 48.;

v. 136 n.; vi. 96.; vii. 114.

Obedience, vii. 139.
Obscenity, viii. 298.

'Observer,' Cumberland's, viii. 36.
Occupations, hereditary, iv. 124.
O'Connor, Charles, his Dissertations
on the History of Ireland,' ii. 76 n. ;
vi. 243.

Ode, Ad ornatissimam Puellam,' i.
181. To Friendship, i. 182. 'Ad
Urbanum,' i. 125. Upon the Isle of
Skie, iv. 166. To Mrs. Thrale, iv.
169. In Theatro, iii. 154.
Odyssey, vii. 324.; viii. 18. 213.
Edipus, ix. 236.

Ofellus, in the Art of Living in Lon-
don,' who, i. 114.

Offely, Mr., a pupil of Johnson, i. 104.

215. 217, 218. 220, 221 n.; v. 294.
vii. 123, 124. ;

296 n.; vi. 173. 179.;
viii. 90. 158, 159.
• Οι φιλοι, ον φίλος," he that has
friends has no friend,") a phrase fre-
quently quoted by Johnson, i. 240. ;
vii. 132 n. 261.

O'Kane, Irish harper, v. 48.

Old age, vii. 10. 88, 88 n. 193. 203. 369. ;
viii. 171. 275.; ix. 91. 212.

Old Bailey dinners, vii. 192 n.
Old English divines, ix. 137. 247.
Old friendships, ix. 121.

Oldfield, Dr., vi. 180.

Oldham's imitation of Juvenal, i. 130.
Old men, folly of putting themselves
to nurse, vi. 112.

Oldmixon, John, ii. 49.

Oldys, William, i. 176. 202.

Omai, vi. 123.

Opera girls, viii. 160.

Opinion, ix. 68.

Opinion of the world, ix. 88. 135.

Opium, viii. 159.

Orange peels, v. 269.

Oratory, iii. 248.; viii. 81. 197.
Ord, Mrs., vii. 315 n. 319. 332.
Orde, Lord Chief Baron, iv. 19.
Orford, Earl of, vii. 10 n.; viii. 317.
337 n.
Organ, v. 276.

Origin of evil, v. 111.

Original sin, viii. 103. ; ix. 208.
Orme, Mr., his character of Johnson's
'Journey,' v. 162 n. 233 n. His
eulogy on Johnson, vii. 126.
Ormond, James, second Duke of, iv.
149.

Orrery, John, fifth Earl of, iv. 259.
Orrery, John Boyle, Earl of, i. 214.
289.; ii. 51.; vii. 81. 163.; viii. 8.
163.

Orton's Life of Doddridge,' iv. 303.
Osborne, Francis, his works, iii. 229 n.
Osborne, Thomas, the bookseller, i.
176. 181.; vii. 204. ; x. 96.

Ossian, ii. 168.; iii. 141.; iv. 37. 178.
262, 263, 264, 265. 327.; v. 138, 139.
227. 234, 235, 236. 243, 244. 247. 290.;
viii. 125. 173.; ix. 94.

Ostervald's Sacred History,' iii. 28.
Otaheite, vi. 170.

Othello,' vi. 159.

Otway, Thomas, vii. 368, 368 n.
Oughton, Sir Adolphus, iv. 36, 37.
180.

Ouran-outang, iv. 39. 273.

Overbury, Sir Thomas, iii. 76.; vi.
247.

Overall, Bishop, v. 100.

Parker, Sackville, bookseller, viii. 310.
Parkhurst, Rev. Mr., letter from Dr.
Dodd to, vii. 121.

Parliament, iii. 73. 131.; iv. 52.; v.
300.; vii. 26. 46. 89. 124. 292.; viii.
48. 82. 215.; ix. 118.
Parliamentary debates, i. 127. 167-
172.; iv. 52.; x. 64.

Parnell, Dr., v. 199.; vi. 294.; vii. 46.
268 n.; viii. 16. 24.

Parr, Dr. Samuel, ii. 124 n.; vii. 363,
363 n. His epitaph on Johnson, viii.
424. Anecdotes by, x. 22.
Parson, the life of a, vii. 152.

Party, necessity of sticking to, iv. 25.
Passion week, viii. 64.
'Pastern,' ii. 47. 148.

Paten, Rev. Dr. Thomas, viii. 148, 149 n.

Oxford University, advantages of, iii. Pater Noster, iv. 126.
42.; ix. 9.; x. 26.

Oxford, Earl of, his library, i. 176.

P.

Pagan mythology, vii. 363.

Painters, vii. 120.

Paterson, Samuel, author of Coriat,
Junior,' iii. 209 n.; vi. 216.; viii.

265 n.

Paterson, Samuel, his son, viii. 265 n.
'Patriot,' v. 217.; vi. 147.

Patriotism, v. 292.

Patriots, self-styled, viii. 63. ; ix. 147.

Painting, ii. 131 n. ; vi. 68. ; ix. 39. 139. Patronage, iv. 55.; viii. 160.

169. 211.

Palaces, vi. 8.

Paley, Dr., iv. 211, 212.

Palmer, Rev. John, on Philosophical
Necessity, vii. 135.

Palmer, Rev. Thomas Fysche, viii.
104, 105 n.

• Palmerino d'Inghilterra,' vi. 115.
Palmerston, Henry Temple, second
Viscount, viii. 225.
Panegyric, vi. 295.
Panting, Dr. Matthew, i. 74.
Paoli, General, iii. 71. 81. 196. 259. 264,
265. 304.; vi. 153. 294.; vii. 177. 180.
185. 235.; viii. 79.; x. 226. 229-237.
Paradise, John, i. 63 n.; vii. 261.;
viii. 250. 369.

Parental authority, vii. 249. ; ix. 7.
Parentheses, viii. 180.
Paris, vi. 1.; vii. 87.

Parish clerk, viii. 105.

Parker, Rev. Mr., ii. 68. Anecdotes

Patronage, lay, iii. 286. 319.

Payne, William, his work on
'Draughts,' ii. 71.

Pearce, Dr. Zachary, Bishop of Ro-
chester, ii. 46.; vi. 76. 244, 244 n.,
245.

Pearson, Rev. Mr., vi. 109 n.; vii.
241.; viii. 226.

Pearson, Mrs., of Lichfield, i. ix.
Pecuniary embarrassment, evil of,
viii. 140.

Peel, Right Hon. Robert, vi. 88 n.
Peers, House of, iv. 104.; vii. 206.
Judicial powers of, vii. 206. Influ-
ence of, in the House of Commons,
iv. 52.

Peiresc, his death lamented in forty
languages, v. 319.
Pelham, Henry, ii. 15.
Pellet, Dr., vii. 210.

Pembroke, Lord, his description of
Johnson's conversation, iv. 8.

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