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Facility of composition, Johnson's ex-
traordinary, viii. 1.
Faction, viii. 190.

Factiousness, viii. 83 n.
Facts, mischief of mingling them with
fiction, viii. 177.

of, ii. 221 n. 241 n. ; iii. 113.; vili.
195 n. 291 n.

Farnborough, Lord, vii. 161 n.
Farquhar, George, his writings, vii.

355.

Ferns, the deanery of, viii. 46.
'Festivals and Fasts,' Nelson's, vi. 90.
Feudal system, iii. 212. 236. ; vii. 302.
Fiction, viii. 230.

Fiddle, difficulty of playing upon, iii.
267.

Fairfax's 'Tasso,' viii. 5.
Fairies, vii. 364.

'Fairy Queen,' Spenser's, vii. 355.
Falconer, Rev. Mr., a nonjuring
bishop, vii. 239.

'Falkland Islands,' Johnson's pam-
phlet respecting, iii. 151. 171.
'False Alarm,' Johnson's, iii. 120.
171.; vii. 377.

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False Delicacy,' Hugh Kelly's play Fighting-cock, v. 274.

of, iii. 37.

Falsehoods, vii. 57.

Fame, vi. 153. 303.; vii. 98.

Family influence, iii. 179. 305.; v. 282.
Family, men of, iv. 109.

Family residences, iv. 238. 240.
Farmer, Rev. Dr., ii. 136. ; vii. 366.
Johnson's letters to, iii. 123.; vii.
325.

Farmers, vii. 217.

Fielding, Henry, i. 195 n.; viii. 255.
Fielding compared with Richardson,
iii. 38, 39. 207, 208.

Fielding, his 'Amelia,' vi. 163.; ix.
80.

Fielding, Sir John, vii. 326.
Fife, barrenness of, iv. 67 n.

Filmer on Government, ix. 145.
'Fingal,' the poem of, iv. 94. 178.
262. 327.; v. 137. 224. 227-236. See
'Ossian.'

Finnon haddock, iv. 113 n.
Firebrace, Lady, verses to, i. 149.
Fishmonger, insensibility of one, vii.
252.

Fitzherbert, William, esq. i. 85.; ii.
92 n. 130.; iii. 262.; iv. 271 n.; v.
294.; vi. 192.; vii. 258 n. 261.
Fitzherbert, Mrs., i. 85.; vii. 380.;
ix. 56.

'Fashionable Lover,' Cumberland's Fitzmaurice, Mr., vii. 319.

play of the, iv. 193.

'Father's Revenge,' the Earl of Car-
lisle's tragedy of, viii. 242.

Fawkener, Sir Everard, i. 209 n.
Fawkes, Francis, his translation of
Anacreon, ix. 14.

Fear, iii. 82.; ix. 101.

Fees, lawyers', iv. 70.

'Fitzosborne's Letters,' vii. 317 n. 318.
Fitzroy, Lord Charles, vi. 102.
Flatman, Thomas, his poems, vi. 148
Flattery, iii. 277.; iv. 55.; v. 202 n.
311.; vii. 175. 196.; ix. 65. 114. 119.
'Fleece,' Dyer's poem of the, vi. 83.
Fleet Street, vi. 52. 149.
Fleetwood, Everard, vii. 176.

'Felixmarte of Hircania,' Spanish ro- Fleetwood on the Sacrament, recom-
mance of, i. 45.

Fencing, iv. 63.

mended by Johnson, ix. 180.
Fleming, Sir Michael le, ii. 249 n.
Flexman, Mr., viii. 327.
Flint, Bet, viii. 80 n. 81.

Fenelon's Telemachus,' v. 43.

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Flogging in schools, vi. 28.; ix. 131.
Flood, Right Hon. Henry, his be
quest to Dublin University, ii. 77.
His opinion of Johnson as an ora
tor, iii. 157. His epitaph on John
son, viii, 423.

Floyd, Thomas, ii. 244 n.

Fenton, Elijah, his share in the trans-
lation of the Odyssey, vii. 324.
Ferguson, James, the astronomer, iii.
103.; vii. 26.

Ferguson, Sir Adam, iii. 202.
Fergussone, Captain, iv. 205 n. ; 288 n.
Fergusson, Dr. Adam, iv. 34. 38.
Feins, Dr. Thomas Elringtor, bishop

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iv. 162 n. 261.

Floyer, Sir John, on Cold Baths,' | Foulis, Sir James, some account of,
i. 38. On Asthma,' viii. 263.
Fludyer, Johnson's college compa-
nion, vi. 75 n.

Folengo, Theopilo, vii. 125 n.
Fondness, viii. 140.
Fontainebleau, vi. 9. 23.
Fontenelle, vi. 26 n.; vii. 78.
Foote, Samuel, anecdotes and cha.
racter of, ii. 121. 170. 183 n.; iii. 95,
96, 97 n. 101. 113. 181 n. 182. 225 n.;
iv. 27 n. 73 n.; v. 142. 232, 233.;
vi. 23 n. 61 n. 191, 192 n. 222.; viii.
168. 218. 227.; ix. 62. 129. His de-
scription of Johnson at Paris, vi.
23 n.

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Fort Augustus, vii. 235.

Fort George, iv. 128.
Fortune, ix. 213.

Foulis, the Messieurs, the Elzevirs of
Glasgow, v. 116.
'Fountains,' the, a tale, by Johnson,
iii. 10.
Fowke, Joseph, v. 436.; x. 119. 254.
262.

Foster, Thomas, surgeon, iii. 56.
Fothergill, Dr. John, vi. 99 n.
Fothergill, Rev. Dr. Thomas, John-
son's letter to, v. 272. Lord North's
letter to, v. 270.

Fox, Right Hon. Charles James, iii
177 n. 263 n.; v. 182 n. 288 n.; vi.
140 n.; vii. 84. 96. 103. 122 n.;
viii. 154. 262. 278. 295.

France, Johnson's Journal of his
Tour in, vi. 1-20.

France, want of middle rank in, vi.
8. 21.

France, state of literature in, vii. 87.
Francis, Rev. Dr. Philip, i. 169 n. His

translation of Horace, vii. 219.
Francklin, Rev. Dr. Thomas, the
translator of Sophocles, ii. 120.; vi.
210 n. His translation of the "De-
monax" of Lucian, and inscribed
to Johnson, vii. 380.
Franklin, Dr. Benjamin, iv. 28.
Fraser, Mr., engineer, vii. 180.
Fraser, Simon, Lord, iv. 255.
Frederick of Prussia, Johnson's Life
of, ii. 62.; iii. 45 n.

Free will, iii. 83.; vii. 133 n.
French, Johnson's notions of their
manners and customs, iv. 109.; vi.
22, 23.; vii. 215. 362.

French Academy send Johnson their
Dictionary, ii. 51.

French language, vi. 24.

French writers superficial, and why,
ii. 241.

'Fortune,' Derrick's poem of, quoted, French, credulity of the, v. 66.

i. 136.

French literature, iv. 247.; v. 42. ;
viii. 231.; ix. 103.

Fortune hunters, i. 136.

Forster, Mrs. Elizabeth, Milton's
grandaughter, i. 267. 271.

Freron, M., the antagonist of Voltaire,
Johnson's visit to, vi. 6. 27.

Foster, Dr. James, some account of, Frewen, Rev. Dr. Accepted, iii.
vii. 357 n.

283.

Friends and Friendship, i. 182. 248.;
ii. 52. 81. 305.; iii. 95. 192. 218.; iv.
90.; v. 306. 185.; vii. 132, 132 n.
261.; viii. 93. 279.; ix. 54. 121. 138.
203.; x. 90. 270.

'Friendship', an Ode, by Johnson, | Gaubius, Professor, his distinction be-
i. 182.
tween hypochondria and madness,
i. 65.

Frisick language, ii. 269.

Fullarton, Colonel John, vii. 219.
Future state, iii. 192.; vii. 20.
Future state, knowledge of friends in,
iii. 192.; vi. 293.; vii. 130, 130 n.
131.; viii. 279.
Futurity, ix. 123.

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Gell, Mr., of Hopton Hall, v. 196.
General knowledge, ix. 4.
General polity, ix. 28.
General principles, ix. 4.

Gaelic language, iii. 184, 184 n.; viii.
247, 247 n.

General warrants, legality of, ii. 73.
Generosity, v. 153. ; ix. 218. 298.
Genius, iv. 92. ; vii. 246. 333.
Gentility, ix. 54.

Gaiety, vi. 235.; ix. 41.

Galatians, Durham on the, iv. 132, Gentleman, Francis, ii. 155, 155 n.
132 n.

Gentleman's Magazine, i. 95. 103. 123.

Galen, vii. 356.

165. 171.; vii. 174.
Gentlemen, ix. 54.

Gaming, iii. 209.; vi. 140, 140 n.

Canganelli's Letters,' not authentic,

'Gentle Shepherd,' Allan Ramsay's,
iii. 259. ; v. 120 n.

vii. 129, 129 n.

Garagantua,' Johnson compared to, George I., Johnson's character of, v.
vii. 90.

284.

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Gardener, Mr., bookseller, v. 288.
Gardening, iii. 78. ; ix. 95.
Gardenston, Lord, iv. 74, 74 n.
Gardiner, Mrs., î. 289.; viii. 241.
Garrick, David, i. 83. 104. 106. 109.

112. 165. 192, 193. 209. 223. 227. 230.

234 n. 253, 253 n. 296. 299. ;ții. 15, 53.
56. 82. 165. 172. 274, 275, 275 n. iii.
23. 68. 79. 229. 268. 277. 286. ; iv. 266,
266 n. 305. ; v. 90. 262. 264.; vi. 96,
96 n. 174. 191. 291. 328. 330.; vii. 91.
93. 137. 160. 238. 241. 261. 352. 356.
372.; viii. 238.; ix. 11. 18. 67. 125.
133. 232. 237. 247. 280. 320.
Garrick, Peter, i. 109. ; v. 194 n. 247.;
vi. 94. 101.

Garrick, Mrs., viii. 73.

Gastrel, Rev. Mr., his gothic barbarity
in cutting down Shakspeare's mul-
berry-tree, vi. 106, 106 n.

Gay, the poet, v. 14.; viii. 5. His
Beggar's Opera,' vii. 173. The
'Orpheus of Highwaymen,' v. 314.
Gelidus, character of, in the Ram-

bler,' i. 253. ; v. 215.

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Gastrel, Mrs., vii. 31. 237. 241. 269.
Gastrell, Bishop, his Christian Insti-
tutes,' v. 58.
Gataker, Rev. Thomas, 'on Lots, and
on the Christian Watch,' v. 32.

George II., his severity in the case of
Dr. Cameron, i. 162, 163 n. John-
son's uniform invective against, i.
162.; v. 284. Johnson's epigram on,
i. 166. Not an Augustus to learning
or genius, i. 243. His destruction
of his father's will, v. 284, 284 n.
George III., his accession and cha-
racter, ii. 118. 130. 140.; iv. 206 n.
v. 229 n. Johnson's character of,
ii. 130. Grants Johnson a pension,
i. 141. Johnson's interview with,
iii. 19. Happy expression of, i. 258.
His magnanimous conduct during
the riots in 1780, vii. 327. 329. His
alleged refusal of an addition to
Johnson's pension disproved, viii.
353 n. 372, 372 n.

George IV. See Prince of Wales.
Georgics,' viii. 213.

Gerard, Dr., iv. 92. 136.

German courts, iv. 304.
Gesticulation, viii. 324.; ix. 173.
221.

Ghosts, ii. 106. 180. 313.; iii. 175. 194.

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213. 220, 220 n.; vil. 59. 103. 141.
210. 215. 270.; viii. 69. 71. ; ix. 5. 69.
Giannone, vii. 352.

Giants' Causeway, vii. 295.
'Giants of Literature,' i. 258.
Giardini, iii. 266.

Gibbon, Edward, iii. 66. 177. ; iv. 20 n. ;
v. 182 n. 291, 292, 292 n. 314 n.; vi.
127. 176.; ix. 240. Sketch of his
appearance and manners, by George
Colman, jun., vi. 176, 176 n. His
character of Dr. Maty, i. 35n. His
panegyric on public schools, vi. 127.
Gibbon, Charles, his Work worth

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Glow-worm, iii. 46. 275.
Gluttony, ii 258.; ix. 120.
Goldsmith, Oliver, ii. 188. 190, 190 n.
192. 194. 199, 199 n. 201. 318.; iii
27.35. 59. 84. 197. 216. 218, 219. 222.
246. 252. 257. 273. 275, 276. 284. 296.
299, 300. 301.; iv. 98.; v. 85. 188.
303.; vi. 155, 155 n. 156. 222, 223.
241. 252, 253. 273. 276. 279. 280.; viii.
84 n. 90 n. 91. 163. 173. 211 n. John-
son's opinion of, and of his writings,
i. 184. 308. 309.; iii. 37. 197. 281, 282.
300. 304.; iv. 145. 306. 309.; v. 85.
188 303.; vi 155, 155 n.; vii. 77.
84, 85. 108. 160. 228. 247. 305. 309.
245 n. 369. 374. 376.; viii. 84. 91. 96.
163. 172, 173.; ix. 64. 148. 205. 230.
237. Beats Evans, the bookseller,

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for abusing him, iii. 246, 246 n. His
death, v. 188. Johnson's tetrastic
on, v. 189. Johnson's Latin epitaph
on, vi. 204. 207. Garrick's descrip-
tion of him, ii. 190 n. His 'Vicar
of Wakefield,' i. 192, 192 n.; viii.
172. HisTraveller,' ii. 308.; iii.
280.; viii. 84. 96. His Deserted
Village,' ii. 309.; iii. 280. Johnson's
prologue to his 'Good-natured
Man,' iii, 37. His Life of Parnell,
iii. 160. Dedicates She Stoops to
Conquer' to Johnson, iii. 253. His
'Animated Nature,' vi. 209 n.
Goldsmith, Rev. Mr., iii. 220.
Goldsmith, Mrs., vi. 227.

Good breeding, iv. 81.; ix. 9. 212. In
what it consists, iii. 83. The best
book upon, iv. 308.
Gooddere, Captain, iv. 27 n.
Good Hater, ix. 219.

Good-humour, iv. 222.; v. 309.
'Good-natured Man,' Goldsmith's,

iii. 35. 37.

Goodness, infinite, viii. 302.

Goodness, natural, iv. 227.
Good, Dr. Mason, i. 64.
Gordon, Professor Thomas, iv. 86. 91.
Gordon, Lord George, vii. 326, 327,
328 n.; viii. 3.

Gordon, Sir Alexander, iv. 86. 91.
Gout, iv. 220.

'Government of the Tongue,' vii. 251.
Government, iii. 202.; ix. 145.
Government influence, v. 297. 300.;
vi. 167.; viii. 56.
Government of India, viii. 208.
Governments, different kinds of, vii.
124.

Gower, Earl, his letter to a friend of
Swift in behalf of Johnson, i. 145.
Gower, Earl, probable cause of John-
son's aversion to, i. 146: ii. 50,
50 n.

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Graham, Miss, afterwards Lady Dash-
wood, vii. 291.

Grainger, Dr. James, vi. 44. 44 n. ;
vii. 16.

Grammar-school, Johnson's scheme
for the classes of a, i. 107.
Grange, Lady, her extraordinary con-
finement at St. Kilda, iv. 246, 246 n.
Granger, Rev. James, his 'Biogra-
phical History,' iv. 282, 282 n.; vi.
217. Johnson's letter to, vi. 32.
Grant, Sir Archibald, vi. 231.
Granville, John Carteret, first Earl,
vii. 360, 360 n.; viii. 53.
Gratitude, iv. 252.

Grattan, Right Hon. Henry, v. 263.;
viii. 320.

'Grave,' Blair's, vi. 167.

Graves, Rev. Richard, vi. 83. His
'Spiritual Quixote,' x. 244 n.
Graves, Mr. Morgan, i. 99 n.
Gray's poetry, iv. 172, 172 n. ; v. 19.
265, 266. 275, 275 n.; vi. 149. 157. ;
x. 140. 163. His Odes, v. 275, 275 n. ;
vii. 361. His' Letters,' v. 325.
'Gray's Inn Journal,' ii. 121.
'Great,' how pronounced, iii. 191,
191 n.

Great, manners of the, vii. 216.
Great men, on paying court to, ii. 312.
Greece, the fountain of knowledge,
vii 188.

Greek, ix. 17. 168. Johnson's advice
on studying, ix. 17. 169. Compared
by Johnson to lace, vii. 370, 370 n.
Greek grammar, Clenardus's, vii. 367.
Green, Matthew, his 'Spleen' quoted,
vii. 287.

Grenville, Right Hon. George, iii.
152,

Green, Richard, of Lichfield, v. 194.;
vi. 98.; ix. 248. His cast of Shak-
speare, v. 331.
Green, T. of Ipswich, his 'Diary of a
Lover of Literature,' quoted, v.
292 n.; x, 139.
Green-room, Johnson's reasons for
not frequenting, i, 231.
'Green Sleeves,' song of, iv. 288.
Greenwich Hospital, ii. 248.
Grenville Act, v. 142.

Gresham College, vi. 129.

Greswold, Henry, his character of
Johnson, i. 100.

Greville, Mr., his 'Maxims, Charac-
ters, and Reflections,' viii. 305.
Grey, Dr. Zachary, vii. 170.
Grey, Dr. Richard, vii. 170.
Grief, vi. 272.; viii. 99.; ix. 113. 117.
Grierson, Mr., king's printer at Dub-
lin, iii. 130, 130 n.

Grierson, Mrs., some account of, iii.
130 n.

Griffiths, Mr., of Kefnamwycllh, v.
211.

Grimston, Viscount, his Love in a
hollow Tree,' viii. 55, 55 n.
Groot, Isaac de, descendant of Gro.
tius, Johnson's kindness to, vi. 258,
258 n.

Grotius, ii. 241.; vi. 259, 259 n.
Grotius, on the Christian Religion, re-
commended by Johnson, ii. 171.
Grotius 'de Satisfactione Christi,' iv.
90.

Grotto, Pope's, vii. 357, 357 n.
Grottos, vii. 357 n.; ix. 74.
Grove, Rev. Henry, author of the pa-
per in the 'Spectator,' on novelty,
vi. 151, 151 n.

Grub Street, Johnson's description of,
ii. 50.

Guardians, Johnson's advice on the
appointment of, vii. 281.
'Gulliver's Travels,' vi. 257.
Gunning, Elizabeth, Duchess of Ar-
gyle, v. 94, 94 n.
Gunpowder,

'Gustavus Vasa,' Brooke's, i. 156,
156. n.

Guthrie, William, i. 127, 128 n. 156.;
iii. 43.
Gwyn, Mr., architect, iii. 8.; v. 213 n. ;
vi. 67. 69. Johnson's dedication to
his London and Westminster Im.
proved,' iii. 8. His proposals for
the improvement of the metropolis,
iii. 98 n.

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