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to Hoole's Tasso, and Detection
of the Imposture of the Cock
Lane Ghost, ii. 153. Boswell be-
comes acquainted with him, ii.
155.

1764. The 'Literary Club' founded,

ii. 271. Afflicted with a severe
return of his hypochondriac dis-
order, ii. 277. Writes a review
of Granger's' Sugar Cane,' and of
Goldsmith's Traveller,' ii. 277.
Visits his friend Dr. Percy, in
Northamptonshire, ii. 282.
1765. Visits the University of Cam-
bridge, ii. 283. Created Doctor
of Laws by Dublin University,
ii. 288. Is introduced into the
family of Mr. Thrale, ii. 299.
Gives to the world his edition of
Shakspeare, ii. 298.

1766. Writes the noble dedication

to the king of Gwyn's London
and Westminster improved,' and
"The Fountains,' a fairy tale,
iii. 8.

1767. His interview with King
George III., iii. 19. Interesting
extract from his devotional re-
cord, iii. 30.
Writes dedication

to the King of Adam's Treatise
on the Globe,' iii. 31.

1768. Writes prologue to Gold-
smith's Good-natured

Man,'

iii. 35. Visits Oxford, iii. 35.
1769. Appointed professor in an-
cient literature to the Royal Aca-
demy of Arts, iii. 65. Passes the
summer at Oxford, Lichfield, and
Brighton, iii. 66. Appears at the
Old Bailey as a witness on the
trial of Baretti for murder, iii. 98.
1770. Publishes The False Alarm,'
iii. 120.

1771. Publishes Thoughts on the

late Transactions respecting Falk-
land's Islands,' iii. 151. Design
of bringing him into parliament,
iii. 154. Engaged in preparing a
fourth edition of his folio Dic-
tionary, iii. 182.


1772. Writes 'Defence of a School-
master,' and'Argument in sup-
port of the law of Vicious Intro-
mission,' iii. 222. Interesting
sketches of the state of his mind
at this time, iii. 228.

1773.

Publishes new edition of his
folio Dictionary, iii. 238. Writes
preface to Macbean's Dictionary
of Ancient Geography,' and Ar-
gument in Favour of Lay Pa-
trons, iii. 238. At sixty-four,

attempts to learn the Low Dutch
Language, iii. 307. Injures his
eyesight by the imprudent use of
small print, iii. 307. His journey
with Boswell to the Hebrides, iv.

1.

Presented with the freedom
of the town of Aberdeen, iv. 91.
1774. Engaged in writing his Jour-
ney to the Western Islands,' v.
178. Makes a journey into North
Wales with Mr. and Mrs. Thrale,
v. 194. Spends some time with
Mr. Burke at Beaconsfield, v. 216.
Writes 'The Patriot,' v. 217.
1775. Publishes his
'Journey to
the Western Islands of Scotland,'
v. 233. Publishes Taxation no

Tyranny,' v. 248. Receives his
diploma as Doctor of Laws from
the University of Oxford, v. 270.
Makes a tour to France with Mr.
and Mrs. Thrale, vi. 1.

1776.

Writes Argument in sup-
port of the Right of immediate
and personal Reprehension from
the Pulpit, Proposals for an Ana-
lysis of the Scotch Celtic Lan-
guage, and a Defence of the
Booksellers from the Charge of
making exorbitant Profits, vi. 49.
Pays a visit to Oxford and Lich-
field, iv. 67. Visits Bath with Mr.
and Mrs. Thrale, vi. 164.

1777. Engages with the booksel-
lers to write The Lives of the
English Poets,' vi. 240. Writes
Dedication to the King of the Post-
humous Works of Dr. Pearce,

vi. 244. Exerts his humane and
zealous interference in behalf of
Dr. Dodd, vi. 275.

1778.

His visit to Bennet Langton,
at Warley Camp, vii. 224. His
home made uncomfortable by the
perpetual jarrings of those whom

he sheltered under his roof, vii.
230.

1779. Publishes the first four vo-
lumes of his Prefaces, biogra-
phical and critical, to the most
eminent of the English Poets,' vii.
237.

1780. Employed in the completion
of the Lives of the Poets,' vii.
308.

1781. Completes his 'Lives of the
Poets,' viii. 1. Loses his friend
Mr. Thrale, viii. 59. Is appointed
one of his executors, viii. 60.
Loses his friend Mr. Strahan, viii.
78. Plans a life of greater dili-
gence, viii. 118. Visits Oxford,
Birmingham, and Lichfield, viii.

118.

1782. Loses his old friend Robert
Levett, viii. 121. Declining state
of his health, viii. 126. Visits
Oxford, viii. 137. Takes a part-
ing adieu of Streatham; his
prayer on leaving Mr. Thrale's
family, viii. 144. Reads a book of
the Æneid every night for twelve
nights, viii. 213.

1783. Attacked with a stroke of
the palsy, viii. 221. Visits Lich.
field and Oxford, viii. 227 n. In-
stitutes the Essex Head Club,
viii. 249. Seized with a spasmodic
asthma, viii. 251.
1784. Visits Oxford, viii. 283. His
friends project a tour to Italy for
the benefit of his health, viii. 328.
S39. 350. Visits Lichfield, Birm-
ingham, and Oxford for the last
time, viii. 356. His extraordi-
nary expiatory visit to Uttoxeter,
viii. 378.; x. 103.

His last Illness and Death, viii.
393. 418.; ix. 125. 152. 177, 178.
296. 311. 327. His will, viii. 402.
His funeral in Westminster Ab-
bey, 419. 424. His monument in
St. Paul's, viii. 423. His epitaph
by Dr. Parr, viii. 424. Chrono-
logical catalogue of his prose
works, x. 300. List of various
portraits of him, x. 311. List of
various designs intended to be
executed by him, x. 294. His
general character, by Boswell,
viii. 425.

Johnson, Charles, author of 'Adven-
tures of a Guinea,' iv. 307, 307 n.
Johnson, Samuel, author of Hurlo
Thrumbo,' v. 23 n.

Johnson the equestrian, ii. 172, 173 n.
'Johnsoniana,' the collection SO
called, vi. 60, 60 n.; vii. 179.
Johnston, Arthur, his poems, ii. 248.;
iv. 96, 96 n.

Johnston, Sir James, x. 102.
Jones, Sir William, ii, 140 n.; vii. 261.
Jones, Philip, vi. 75.
Jones, Miss, ii. 78 n.
Jonson, Ben, v. 155.

Jorden, Rev. Mr., i. 58, 59, 60. 80 n.
Jortin, Dr. John, his Sermons,' vii.
79.; viii. 46.; ix. 142. His laconic
epitaph, viii. 46 n.

Joseph Andrews, ix. 322.
Journal of life, its utility, ii. 218.; iii.
254.; v. 303.; vii. 42.; viii. 166.
Judges, v. 148. 285.
Judgment, v. 298.

Junius, iii. 152.; vii. 248.; viii. 307.
Justamond, John Obadian, vi, 238 n.
Juvenal, v. 106.; vii. 89, 89 n. Holy-
day's notes on, viii. 317.

K.

Kaimes, Henry Home, Lord, i. 165. ;
iii. 43. 93. 234.; iv. 304.; v. 112. ; ix.
144. His Elements of Criticism,"
ii. 166.; vii. 78. His Sketches of
Man,' vii. 78. 198. 215.

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250 n.; viii. 44.

bookseller, i.

Kedleston, v. 196.; vi. 300.

Kellie, Thomas, sixth Earl of, vi. 312.
Kelly, Hugh, vi. 245.; viii, 411.; ix.
132.

Kemble, John Philip, viii. 236.
Kempis, Thomas à, vii. 54, 54 n.
Ken, Bishop, v. 311.
Kennedy, Rev. Dr., ii. 133.
Kennedy, Dr., his tragedy, vii. 68.
Kennicot, Dr. Benjamin, iii. 142,
142 n.

Kenrick, Dr. William, ii. 300, 300 n.;

iii. 53.; iv. 305, 305 n.; vii. 90.
Kepple, Lady Elizabeth, iii. 99 n.
Kerr, James, iv. 32.

Kettel, Dr. Ralph, ii. 41 n.

Kilmorey, John, tenth Viscount, v.
197.; x. 271.
Kindersley, Mr., x. 269.

Kindness, vi. 327.; viii. 140. ; ix. 119.
King, Rev. Dr., ii. 32 n.; v. 311 n. ;
vii. 171.

King, Archbishop, his Essay on
Evil,' vii. 283 n.

L.

Lade, Sir John, viii. 413.; ix. 38.
Verses on his coming of age, viii.
414.
Landlords, iii. 103.; iv. 215.; v. 25.
35.; vii. 80.

Langley, Rev. Mr., v. 195.

Langley, Charles, husband of Alley
Croker,' vii. 84 n.

Langton, Bennet, i. 118. 294, 294 n. ;
viii. 407.; ix. 219.; x. 57. 138. His
Collectanea of Johnson's sayings,
vii. 350.

Langton, Miss Jane, vi. 168. John.
son's letter to, iii. 159.; viii. 267.
Langton, Peregrine, ii. 341.
Langton, Bishop, i. 295 n
Language, viii. 213. Origin of, viii.
198. Of an ancient author, not to
On writ-
be modernised, viii. 318.
ing verses in a dead, v. 319.
Languages, ii. 245.; iii. 12. 81. 183.;
Irish and
vi. 24. 154. ; ix. 255.
Gaelic, iii. 183. Chinese, vii. 198.
Poets, the preservers of, vi. 154.
The pedigree of nations, iv. 242.

Kings, their situation, ii. 206. 226.; Lapidary inscriptions, inaccuracy of,

iii. 23.; viii. 19.
King's-Head Club, ii. 218.

Kippis, Dr. Andrew, iii. 157.; iv.
89 n.; vii. 317, 318 n.

Knapton, Messrs., booksellers, ii. 211.
Kneller, Sir Godfrey, vii. 66, 67 n.
Knight, Lady, ii. 275.; iii. 9 n. Anec-
dotes by, x. 48.

Knitting, v. 303.; vii. 72.

Knowledge, ii. 194.; iii. 260.; v. 303.;
vi. 79.; vii. 188.; ix. 4. 70. 78.
Every-day the best, ix. 4. 70. 78.
Knowles, Mary, quakeress, vi. 198.
200 n.; vii. 126. 129. 138. 142. 144.
Her theological dialogue with John-
son, vii. 144. ; x. 15. 106.
Knox, John, iv. 58.

viii.

Knox, Rev. Vicesimus, i. 261.;
333. His character of Johnson, x.153.
Knox, John, on Johnson's Journey
to the Hebrides,' v. 237.

vii. 239, 239 n.

Latin, ix. 148. 310. Latin epitaphs,

iv. 164, 164.

Laud, Archbishop, his diary, iii. 251.
Lauder, William, his forgery against

Milton, i. 269, 269 n.

Law, vi. 57. Profession of, vi. 3,
24 n. Opinions as to the study and
practice of, ii. 289. 312.; iii. 3. 36.
253.; iv. 87.; vi. 23, 24 n. 57.; ix.
44. 136. Cicero's defence of the
study of, iii. 37 n.

Law, Dr. Edmond, Bishop of Carlisle,
vii. 304, 304 n.

Law, William, viii. 287 n. 297. His
"Serious Call,' i. 69, 69 n. 137,
137 n.; ix. 153.

Lawrence, Sir Thomas, ii. 82 n.
Lawrence, Dr. Thomas, ii. 82.; v.
228.; vi. 140.; vii. 309.; viii. 128.;
x. 265, 265 n.

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Leeds, Francis, fifth Earl of, vii. 361.
Legitimation by subsequent mar-
riage, vi. 88, 88 n.
Leibnitz, iii. 183.; v. 12.

Leicester, Robert Dudley, Earl of, v.
201.

Leisure, the source of intellectual im-
provement, iii. 258.
Leith, iv. 49.

Leland, Rev. Dr. Thomas, ii. 288.;
vi. 243.; vii. 158.

Lenox, Mrs. Charlotte, i. 307, 308.;
ii. 134; v. 222.; vii. 358. ; viii. 272.
Leslie, Charles, viii. 287 n.
Letter-writing, viii. 80.

Letters, sanctity of private, iii. 49.
"None received in the grave,' viii.
415, 415 n.

Levellers, ii. 233.

Lever, Sir Ashton, viii. 337, 337 n.
Levett, Robert, i. 185.; viii. 121.;
x. 45. 82. 258. 263. Verses to the me-
mory of, viii. 122.

Lewis, David, his lines to Pope, viii.
309.

Lewis, Francis, i. 266, 266 n.
'Lexiphanes,' Campbell's, iii. 31, 31 n.
Libels, v. 23.; vi. 60. 130. From the
pulpit, vi. 181. On the character
of the dead, vi. 130.
Liberty, iii. 53. ; vii. 258. Political, iii.
53. Of conscience, iii. 291. Of teach-

ing, viii. 211. Of the press, iii. 53. ;
vi. 130. Of the pulpit, vi. 181.
Liberty and necessity, viii. 433.
Libraries, iv. 60 n.; ix. 172.
Licensed stews, vi. 134.
Lichfield, vi. 97.

Liddell, Sir Henry, iii. 200 n.
Lies, ii. 120. 220.

Life, rules for the conduct of, viii.
140. Dryden's lines on, viii. 304.
Human, viii. 331. Reflections on,
ii. 135.; iii. 3.; vi. 175. 219. 262.;
ix. 34. 53. 71. 97. 175.
'Lillibullero,' ballad of, v. 290, 291 n.
Linen, advantages of wearing, iv.
229.

Lintot, the bookseller, i. 112.
'Literary Club,' founded, ii. 272. 320,
321. 323. 325.; iii. 279. 299.; iv.
111.; v. 255. 288, 288 n.; vi. 235.
248. 263.; vii. 59, 59 n. 122. 375.;
ix. 47. Complete list of its mem-
bers from its foundation to the pre-
sent time, ii. 325.
'Literary Anecdotes,' Nichols's, a
storehouse of facts and dates, viii.
374.

Literary fame, v. 303.

Literary fraud, i. 304.; ii. 72. 125.
Literary Journals, iii. 25.
Literary man, life of, viii. 76.
Literary property, ii. 222.; iii. 302.;
iv. 70.; viii. 100.

Literary reputation, iii. 276.
Literature, good, superfetation of the
press prejudicial to, vii. 188. Small
quantity of, in the world, vii. 151 n.
Dignity of, vii. 159.
Little books, ix. 255.

Liturgy of the Church of England,
ix. 130.

Liverpool, Charles Jenkinson, first

Earl of, vi. 282.

'Lives of the English Poets,' vi. 149.
194. 240. 331.; vii. 168. 236. 253. 267.
308.; viii. 1-36.; ix. 243. 250.
Lleweney, v. 199, 200, 201.; viii. 288 n.
Lloyd, Dr., Bishop of St. Asaph, v.
200 n.

Lloyd, Mr., quaker, of Birmingham,

vi. 87. 89.

Lloyd, Humphry, the antiquary, v.

201.

Lloyd, Olivia, quakeress, i. 97.

Lord Chancellors, mode of choosing,
iii. 186.

Loudoun,John,fourth Earl of,v.118 n.
Loudoun, Lady Margaret Dalrymple,
Countess of, vii. 231.

Lobo's 'Account of Abyssinia,' i. 90.; Loughborough, Lord, ii. 141. 143. 158,

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Lofft, Capel, viii. 276.

159.; v. 299 n.; vi. 116, 117.; viii.
168 n.

Louis XIV., iii. 26.; vii. 192.
Lovat, Simon, twelfth Lord, i. 208. ;
iv. 246 n.; v. 149.

Love, ii. 151.; iii. 157.; v. 306.; vi.
92.; vii. 19.; viii. 55.; ix. 76.
Love and Madness, viii. 177. A play,
viii. 55.

Loveday, Dr. John, iii. 302 n.

Lovibond, Edward, i. 111.

Low company, viii. 316.

Low Life, v. 38.

Lowe, Mr., i. 41. 43.

Lombe, John, his silk-mill at Derby, Lowe, Mauritius, painter, vii. 252.

vi. 306.

Art

London, i. 110. 114.; v. 278. 301 n.;
vi. 138. 322. ; vii. 77. 87. 149. 227.
282.; viii. 152. 380. The great field
of genius and exertion, i. 110.
of Living' in, i. 114. Johnson's
poem of, i. 129. 132. 140. 142. 144.
222. Johnson's love of, ii. 76. 202.;
iii. 134. 148. 75.; vi. 323.; vii. 87.
249.; viii. 363 n. The fountain of
intelligence, v. 183. No place where
economy can be so well practised as
in, vii. 249. State of the poor in,
vii. 282. Too large, v. 301. Mode
of choosing its mayors, vii. 220.
Pennant's Account' of, vii. 113.
Shopkeeper, iv. 80. 82 n., 83. No
place cures a man's vanity so well
as, iii. 134.

London Chronicle,' ii. 72. 275.; iii.
108. 246.; vii. 48.; viii. 52.
Londoners, iii. 105.; v. 35.
Long, Dudley. See North, viii. 48. 56.
Longitude, ii. 54.
Longlands, Mr., iii. 223.
Longley, John, vii. 356 n.
Lonsdale, first Earl of, iv. 116.
Looking-glasses, vi. 13.
Lopez de Vega, ix. 24.

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346 n.; viii. 192.

Lowth, Dr. Robert, Bishop of Lon-
don, iii. 23.; iv. 80. 130.; vi. 181.
Lowther, Sir James, the miser, iv. 116.
Lowthers, family of the, iv. 117.
Lucas, Dr. Charles, ii. 65 n.
Lucian, vi. 126 n.; vii. 380.
Lumisden, Andrew, vi. 20.
Lunardi, aëronaut, viii. 361, 362.
Lusiad,' viii. 246.

Luton Hoe, viii. 96.

Luxury, iii. 202. 256. ; iv. 56. ; v. 102. ;
vi. 178.; vii. 54. 123. 135.
Lydiat, Thomas, i. 225 n.
Lye, Edward, his Saxon Dictionary,

ii. 321.

Lyttelton, George, Lord, ii. 3. 14.;
iii. 23. 140. 260 n. 280.; iv. 164.; v.
9 n. 213. ; vi. 77. 150. ; vii. 334.; viii.
27.; ix. 135. 254.; x.114. His 'Life of
Henry II.,' iii. 23. 260 n.; vi. 150 n.
His
Johnson's Life of, viii. 27.
'Dialogues of the Dead,' vi. 77. ;

viii. 28.

Lyttelton, Thomas, Lord, his vision,
viii. 302 n.

Lyttelton, Mr., uncle of Lord Lyttel-
ton, iii. 162.; vi. 176 n.
Lyttelton, Miss, vi. 176 n.

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