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Demosthenes, i. 170. 172 n.; iii. 249.
Dempster, George, ii. 184. 219. 227,
228 n.; vii. 148. His epitaph on
himself, ii, 184. His character of

Johnson's Journey to the He-
brides,' v. 159. 236.
Denbigh, v. 200.

Dennis, John, his critical works

worth collecting, vi. 159.
Departed spirits, appearance of, ii.
106. 180.; viii. 69. 279.; ix. 69.
Depression of spirits, treatment of,
i. 113 n.

Derby, china manufactory at, vi. 304.
Derby, Rev. J., curious anecdote of,
vi. 244.

Derrick, Samuel, i. 136.; ii. 156. 167.

242. 243.; iv. 120. 262.; vii. 239.;
viii. 182. 224 n. Some account of,
i. 136 n.

Descriptions, seldom correspond with
realities, iv. 130.; viii. 189.
'Deserted Village,' ii. 309.; iii. 280.

Dictionary of the English Language,
Johnson's, i. 210. 215, 216.; ii. 2, 3,
4, 5. 7. 24. 27. 33 n. 36. 44. 56. 79.
148. 228.; iii. 164. 182. 238. 240. 244.
302.; iv. 40. 92. 305. 313.; vi. 244.
248.; vii. 287. 352.; x. 43. 129. 173.
First published, ii. 44. Wilkes's jeu
d'esprit on, ii. 53. Garrick's epi-
gram on, ii. 53. Johnson's profits
by, ii. 57. Epitome of, ii. 60. Fe-
licity with which the examples are
selected, viii. 281 n.
Dictionaries, ix. 121.
Dido, viii. 185.
Diligence, ix. 218.

Dillingham, Miss Anne, vii. 315.
Dilly, Edward and Charles, iii. 289
vi. 186. 189.; vii. 125, 126, 127, 128.
130, 131. 268. 277.; viii. 79. 96.
Dilly. Edward, his letter to Boswell
on the Lives of the Poets,' vi. 240.
Johnson's letters to, vi. 259.; vii.
275.

Desmoulins, Mrs., i. 64. 86. ; iii. 173. ; | Dining-tables,' Macleod's, iv. 258.

vii. 50. 146. 230. 244. 253 n. 296. 349.;
viii, 68. 10. 226. 251.

Despotic governments, vii. 124.
Devaynes, John, esq. viii. 270.
Devonshire, William Cavendish, third
Duke of, vii. 3. His dogged vera-
city, vii. 249.
Devotion, ix. 34.

'Dialogues of the Dead,' Lord Lyttel-
ton's, vi. 77.; viii. 28.
Dialogues, two, by Sir Joshua Rey.
nolds, in imitation of Johnson's
style of conversation, vii. 161.; ix.
261.

Diary, Johnson's, iii. 198 n.; iv. 47.
The utility of keeping one, ii. 218.;
iii. 254.; vii. 56.; viii. 166.; ix.
117.

Dibdin, Charles, iii. 119.
Dick, Sir Alexander, iv. 41. ; v. 153.;
vi. 262.; viii. 255. 257. 258. His
letter to Johnson on the good effect
produced in Scotland by his Jour.
ney,' vi. 230.

Dictionnaire Portatif' of L'Avocat,
recommended, ix. 143.

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Diploma from Dublin, Johnson's,
on being created a doctor of laws;
ii. 288. From Oxford; v. 270.
'Dirleton's Doubts,' characterised by
Lord Hardwicke, vii. 24.
Disappointment, ix. 116.

Disease, its effect on the mind, viii.
235.

Diseases, acute and chronical, viii.
136.
Disguise, ix. 97.

Dislike, mutual, vii. 318.

D'Israeli, J., i. 128 n.; iii. 259 n. ; vii.
245 n.; viii. 14 n.

Divine Legation,' Warburton's, viii.
17.

Divine Service, ix. 130.

Divines, Old English, ix. 137. 247.
Divorces, vii. 208.

Dixie, Sir Wolstan, i. 88.

Dockers and the inhabitants of Ply-
mouth, dispute between, ii. 148,
149 n.

Doctoring one's self, ix. 198.

Dodd, Rev. Dr. William, vi. 253, 254.
260.261. 275-287. 293. 308, 309.; vii

79. 107 n. 121 n. ; viii. 198.; ix. 130.
His letters to Johnson, vi. 280. 285.
Johnson's letters to, vi. 282. 285.;
ix. 130.; x. 126. His 'Thoughts in
Prison,' vii. 107. His letter descrip-

tive of Johnson's person and man-
ner, vii. 121.

Doddington, George Bubb, after-
wards Lord Melcombe, i. 253 n.;
viii. 31.

Doddridge, Dr. Philip, iv. 302.
Dodsley, Robert, bookseller, i. 137.
210, 211. 214 n. 220. 229. 234 n.; ii.
11, 12. 72. 82. 104.; vi. 77. 156.; vii.
105. 121. 287. 367. His Public
Virtue,' and tragedy of Cleone,'
vii. 367.

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Dodsley, James, i. 210.220. 229.; vi. 77.
Dodwell, Rev. Dr., v. 200.

Dogs, v. 65.; vii. 8.; ix. 51. 91. Custom
of eating them in China, iii. 275.
Domestic companions, ix. 122.
Domestic tragedies, ix. 113.
Dominicetti, Italian quack, his me-
dicated baths, iii, 104. Account of,
iii. 104 n.

Donaldson, Alexander, the piratical
bookseller, ii. 222.

Donne, Dr., his vision, vi. 76 n.

'Don Quixote,' ix. 102.

Dovedale, v. 196.

Doyle, Sir Francis H., ii. 49
Dragons,' Madame de Sevigne's ap-
plication of the word, vii. 301 n.
Drake, Sir Francis, Johnson's Life of,
i. 164.

Draughts, tranquillising effects of the
game, ii. 72.

Dream, Johnson's, vii. 353.
Dreams, ix. 5.

Dreghorn, Lord, iv. 43 n.
'Drelincourt on Death,' iii. 194.
Drelincourt, Miss, afterwards Lady
Primrose, iv. 209 n.

Dress, i. 231.; v. 109. 297. ; vi. 23. ; vii.

178; viii. 50. ; ix. 43. 103.
Dressing, time consumed in, iv. 65.
Drinking, iii. 229.; iv. 55. 107. 166.
226.; v. 225 n.; vi. 64, 65. 160. 180. ;
vii. 73. 75. 81. 153. 180. 254. 263. ; viii.
19.45. 53. 67. 262.

Drinking to excess, the practice
greatly diminished, iv. 56 n.
Drinking, Johnson's arguments
against, v. 60.; vi. 312.

Drinking, its effect upon convers.

ation and benevolence, vi. 160.
Dromore, Bishop of. See Percy
Drowning, suicide by, iv. 49.
Druid's temple, iv. 110. 138.

Dorchester, Catherine Sedley, Coun- Drumgould, Colonel, vi. 17. 21.

tess of, iv. 42

Dossie, Robert, author of a

'Trea-

tise on Agriculture,' vii. 359.
Douglas cause, iii. 272, 27%.; iv. 19.;
v. 94 n. 106 n. 126 n.; vi. 113 n.;
vii. 45.

Douglas, crowned heart in the arms
of, vi. 322.

'Douglas,' Home's tragedy of, v.
105. 257; vi. 202.
Douglas, Duchess of, iv. 36.
Douglas, Rev. Dr. John, afterwards

Bishop of Salisbury, i. 139. 156.
269.; ii. 182. 215. ; iii. 55. 57.; vi. 29. ;
viii. 275. His Milton no Plagiary,'
i. 269.

Douglas, Dr., his collection of edi-
tions of Horace, viii. 277.

Drummond of Hawthornden, iv. 198.;
v. 155.

Drummond, Mr. William, the book-
seller, iii. 11. 13. 15. 28 n.; v. 116.
135.; vi. 214.
Drummond, Dr., son of William, vi.
vii. 257.
214.;
Drummond, George, of Edinburgh,
iv. 35.

Drunkards, iii. 55. ; vii. 264. ; viii. 262.
Dryden, i. 255 n.; ii. 307.; iii. 86.
200. 285.; iv. 260.; v. 262.; vi. 193.;
vii. 152 n. 208. 253. 278 n.; viii. 12,
Johnson's
13, 14. 91 n.; ix. 18.
reverence for, viii. 12. His 'Hind
and Panther' quoted, viii. 13 His
philosophical lines on life, viii.
304. His Aureng-zebe, x. 90.

Dublin University, premiums in, ii.

73. Mr. Flood bequeaths his estate

to, ii. 77 n. Grant a diploma to
Johnson, ii. 288.

Du Bos, Abbé, iii. 91.

E.

Dudley, Rev. Henry Bate, afterwards Early habits, force of, v. 313.

Sir Henry, viii. 300 n.

Duel, ancient trial by, iv. 14.

Duelling, iii. 216. 217 n. 268.; iv.
249.; viii. 206.

Du Halde, his Description of China,'
i. 180.; iii. 46. ; vii. 377.
Dunbar, Dr. James, his Essays on
the History of Mankind,' vii. 338.
Dun Can, a Scotch mountain, iv. 183.
186, 187, 188 n.
Duncan's monument, iv. 120.
Dunces, iii. 85.

Dunciad,' iii. 85.; v. 275.; vii.
195 n.

Duncombe, William, vii. 163.
Dundas, Henry, afterwards Viscount
Melville, ii. 14. ; iii. 190 n.; vii. 36.
Dundee, John, Viscount of, his fine
epitaph, iv. 54 n.
Dundonald Castle, v. 120.
'Dungeon of Wit,' v. 82.
Dunning, Mr., afterwards Lord Ash-
burton, iii. 188.; vi. 263.; vii. 71.
Dunsinan, William Nairne, Lord, iv.
48 n.; v. 146.

Dunton, John, bookseller, his 'Life
and Errors,' viii. 189.

Dunvegan, iv. 232, 239 n., 240. 253 n.,
254.

Duppa, Richard, his publication of

• Johnson's Diary of a Journey into
North Wales,' v. 193.
'Durandi Rationale, 1459,' the third
book printed with a date, v. 215.
Durham on the Galatians,' v. 132.
Durinish, iv. 255.

Dury, Major-General A., ii. 95.
Dutch language, Johnson studies it at
seventy-one, vii. 65. 369.
Dyer, Samuel, i. 219.; ii. 271 n.
count of, 321.; iv. 112.
'Fleece,' vi. 83. ; vii. 297. 358.

Early rising, iv. 221.; vi. 310, 311.
Earthquake at Ashbourne, vi. 272.
East Indians, vii. 198.

East Indies, practice of going to, in
quest of wealth, vii. 282.

East Indies, alleged delinquencies in,
viii. 208.

Easter, v. 183.; vi. 142. 225.; vii.
167.; viii. 203.

Eating, ii. 257.; vii. 3. 153.

Eating, Johnson's mode of, ii. 258. ;
iv. 216.; vi. 190.

Eccles, Rev. Mr., his literary fraud
ii. 126, 126 n.

Eccles, Isaac Ambrose, of Cronroe it
105.

Ecole Militaire, at Paris, vi. 2.
Economy, vii. 101. 147.; viii. 220.
Edinburgh, iv. 12.; v. 134. Castle,
v. 136

Edinburgh, procurators of, Johnsor.'s
argument against a prosecution for
a libel by, viii. 109, 110. 112.
Education, ii. 309.; iii. 224.; iv. 100.;
vi. 65. 174.; vii. 260.; ix. 5. 118.
149.; x. 25.

Education of children, ii. 239.; ix. 5.
118. 149.

Education, Johnson's plan of, i. 107. ;
vii. 260.

Education, great influence of, vi. 65.
Education, by-roads in, vi. 28.
Education of the people, iii. 224.; vi.
155.

Education in public schools, iv. 85.;
vi. 127. 294.

Education in England, by Milton and
Locke, vii. 222.

Edwards, Thomas, his 'Canons of
Criticism,' ii. 10 n.

Ac-

His

Edwards, Mr., 'on Grace,' vii. 133.

Edwards, Oliver, Johnson's fellow

'Dying with a grace,' ix. 124.

collegian, vii. 149 n. ; viii. 66,

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Eglintoune, Alexander, Earl of, iii.
59.; v. 121.; vii. 6. 166.

Eglintoune, Susanna, Countess of, v.
118.; vii. 231. Some account of, v.
120 n. 121.

Egmont, John, first Earl of, his 'His-
tory of the House of Yvery,' viii.
188.

Egmont, John, second Earl of, his

'Faction Detected,' i. 158 n.
Egotists, the four classes of, vi. 314.
Egyptians, ancient, question as to
their colour, viii. 105 n.

Eld, Mr., of Staffordshire, vii. 179.
Eldon, Earl of, iv. 45.

Election committees, duty of mem-
bers of parliament sitting upon,
viii. 48.

of Criticism,' Lord

204. His translation of Martial, vii.
93.
'Elvira,' Mallet's tragedy of, ii. 184.
Elwall, E., the enthusiast, iii. 195.
294.

Emigration, iv. 17. 77. 214. 310.;
v. 28.

Emphasis, modes of placing, in read-
ing the ninth commandment, i. 193.
Employment, vi. 324.

Employment, female, iv. 374.
Employment of wealth, viii. 162.
Emulation, iv. 101.

English and Dutch languages radi-
cally the same, vii. 353.; viii. 369.
'English Malady,' Cheyne's, vi. 213.
English bar, viii. 312.

English clergy, iv. 276.

English drama, viii. 236. 243.
'English Poets,' Johnson's edition of.
See Lives of the Poets.'
Englishmen, their cold reserve to.
wards strangers, viii. 181.

Englishmen and Frenchmen com-
pared, i. 215.; vii. 87. 362.

Kaimes's, i. 165.; ii. 166.; iii. 91.; Englishmen and Scotchmen com-

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and Johnson, iv. 200, 201.

Eliot, Mr., afterwards Lord, vi. 176. ;
vii. 307 n.; viii. 52 n. 53.

Elizabeth, Queen, ii. 119.; vii. 361.;
viii. 60 n.

Ellis, John, the money-scrivener, vi.
138.

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pared, iv. 10.; vii. 359.

Entails, iv. 103.; vi. 36. 46. 55. 59.
Johnson's letters on, vi. 37. 38. 42.
44. 46.

Envy, vii. 108. 159 n. 371.

Epigram, Johnson's, to Mrs. Carter
i. 154.

Epigram on George II., i. 166.
Epigram, ad Lauram Parituram, i.
180.

Epigram, ad Ricardum Savage, i.
187 n.

Epigram, Garrick's, on Johnson's
Dictionary, ii. 53.

Ellis, Sir Henry, of the British Mu- Epigram on the marriage of an Aus-
seum, v. 205 n.

Elphinston, Archbishop, iv. 92.
Elphinston, James, iii. 14. 246. 267.;

v. 238.; vii. 251 n. His edition of
the Rambler,' i. 245. Johnson's
letters to, i. 246, 247. Some ac-
count of, i. 245. His translations
of the mottoes to the Rambler,'
266. Johnson's character of, iii.
VOL. X.

trian Archduchess to Bonaparte, iv.
254 n.

Epigram on seeing Blenheim, vi. 81.
Epigram to Miss Mary Aston, vii.
200 n.

Epigram on Lord Anson's Temple of
the Winds, vii. 246.
Epigram, Dr. Trapp's celebrated,
ix. 10.

Epigram on a religious dispute at Erskine, Hon. Andrew, ii. 184.;

Bath, viii. 290 n.

'Epigrammata Sacra,' vii. 152.
Epilogue to Irene,' by whom written,
i. 228.

Epilogue to the 'Distressed Mother,'

by Johnson, i. 53.

290.

Erskine, Hon. Thomas, afterwards
Lord, iii. 207 n. 208. 210, 211.
Erskine, Hon. Henry, gives Boswell
a shilling for the sight of his 'bear,'
iv. 31 n.

Epitaph on Philips, the musician, i. Erskine, Lady Anne, v. 137.

Erudition, ix. 70.

165, 166.
Epitaph on Sir Thomas Hanmer, i. Espionage,' no word in the English

205.

Epitaph on Mrs. Johnson, i. 287.
Epitaph on Admiral Byng, ii. 69.
Epitaph on Johnson, by Soame Je-
nyns, ii. 71.

language to describe, v. 261 n.
"Esquire,' the title of, i. 1.

Essex, the unfortunate Earl of, his
advice on travel, ii. 216.

Essex Head Club, viii, 249, 250, 251.

Epitaph for a creature not yet dead, Estates, obligation in settling, vi. 59.
ii. 71.

Eternal punishments, viii, 20.

Epitaph, George Dempster's, on him- Eternity, iv. 165.

self, ii. 184 n.

Epitaph on Colin Maclaurin, iv.

44. n.

Epitaph on Dr. Smollet, v. 112.
Epitaph on Dr. Parnell, viii. 24.
Epitaph on Goldsmith, vi. 207.
Epitaph on a celebrated Italian, v.
289, 289 n.

Epitaph on a wicked man, killed by a

fall from his horse, viii. 206.

Epitaph on Johnson, by Mr. Flood,
viii. 423.

Epitaph on Johnson, by Dr. Parr,
viii. 424 n.

Epitaphs, vi. 27. 204. 210.

Epitaphs, Johnson's Essay on, i. 165.
Equality, iii. 258. ; vi. 145.

Erasmus, v. 195 n. 205 n; ix. 311.
Erasmus, Jortin's Life of, ix. 142.
Erasmus, an expression of, applied to
Johnson, viii. 299 n.

Errol, Lord, iv. 98, 99. 105 n.
Errol, Lady Isabella, iv. 99.
Erse language, Johnson's letter on
the proposal to translate the Scrip-
tures into, iii. 12.

Erse manuscripts, v. 243, 244. 248.
290.

Erse and Irish, both dialects of the

same language, iii. 184.
Erse songs, iv. 121. 175. 262.
Erskine, Sir Harry, ii. 158.

Etymologies, Johnson's, character-
ised, ii. 46.

'Eugenio,' a poem, lines from, iii. 284.
Evans, Tho., a bookseller, of Pater-
noster.row, beating given to him by
Goldsmith, iii, 246.

Evans, Rev. Dr. Evan, v. 204. ; vi.81 n.
Evelyn, John, his book of Forest
Trees' mentioned, iii. 67.
'Evelina,' Miss Burney's novel of,
vii. 314. 332.; viii. 217 n.
Evil, origin of, iv. 120.; v. 111.
Evil speaking, vii. 251.

Evil spirits, iv. 38.; viii. 292 n.
Exaggeration, general proneness to,
vi. 272.; vii. 262.; viii. 159. 199.
'Excise,' Johnson's offensive de
finition of, i. 31 n.; ii. 48, 49.; vii.
203.

Executions, public, iii. 94. ; iv. 107. ;
viii. 179. 331 n.

Exercise, benefits of, viii. 136 n.
Exhibition of paintings at the Royal
Academy, ii. 131.; viii. 191, 192.
Existence, vii. 201.

F.

Fable, sketch of one, by Johnson, iii
274.
'Fable of the Bees,' Mandeville's, iil,

10.

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