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Bedlam, visited by Johnson, 312,

Bolingbroke, Lady, her description of Pope, 481
Beech, Thomas, his “Eugenio,” 261n.

Bolingbroke, Lord, 490, 491, 492, 512, 545;
Beggars' Opera, the, criticised by Johnson, 480 ; condemned by Johnson, 89, 109; letter to Sir
quoted, 562

William Wyndham, 445n.
Behmen, Jacob, 216

Bolingbroke, second Lord, 264
Belgrade, siege of, described by Paoli, 238 Bologna sausages, praised by Johnson, 244
Bell, John, his “ Travels,” 192

Bonhours, Dominique, on beauty, 203
Bell, Mrs., Johnson writes part of Epitaph on, Bonner, Bishop, 19n.
247

“ Bon Ton,” a play, 293
Bellamy, Mrs., letter to Johnson, 619.

Brumoy, Père, Johnson translates for Mrs.
Belsham, W., his “Essay on Dramatic Poetry," Lenox's English version of, 116
quoted, 130n.

Booksellers, provincial, rare in Johnson's time,
Bennet, Mr., Johnson writes Dedication for, 159 5
Bentham, Rev. Dr., of Oxford, 338

Boothby, Miss, correspondence with Johnson,
Bentley, R., 18; works praised by Johnson, 338, 5n., 296n. ; letter from Johnson to, 548n.
535

Boothby, Mrs. Hill, 22
Berenger, Richard, 560, 561

Boscawen, Hon. Mrs., 484, 520, 563
Beresford, Mrs., an American lady, 634

Boscovich, Père Roger Joseph, 217 ; praises
Beresford, Rev. Mr., 465

Johnson's Latin conversation, 323
Berkeley, Bishop, 417; his sophistry, 162, 536; Boswell, Sir Alexander, 238n.
Johnson's opinion of him, 219

Boswell, Claude Irvine, Lord Balmuto, 389n.
Berwick-upon-Tweed, Johnson passes through, Boswell, David, ancestor of J. Boswell, 325
272

Boswell, Dr., 149; his description of Johnson,
Berwick, Memoirs of the Duke of, 466

354
Bevill, Rev. Mr., his “Defence of Hammond,” | Boswell

, Mrs., 274, 276, 314, 315, 497 ; dislikes
551

Johnson, 273; present from Johnson to, 501 ;
Bibliothèque, Johnson's scheme of, 94

illness and death, 437, 579 ; letter to Johnson,
Bickerstaff, Isaac, 201

587 ; letters to from Johnson, 386, 586,
Bicknell, Mr., his "Musical Travels of Joel Boswell, James, his views on biography, 2-5 ;
Collyer,” Johnson ridiculed in, 105

on the Slave Trade, 433; suffers from hypo-
Binning, Lord, 240, 484

chondria, 16; first interview with Johnson,
Biographia Britannica,” 339 ; Johnson declines 131; gives Johnson a sketch of his life, 136;
to edit, 421; quoted, 482n.

anecdote of his childhood, 147n. ; goes with
“ Biographia Dramatica,” 120n.

Johnson to Greenwich, 156; to Oxford, 188,
Biographical Dictionary,” 12on.

336; to the Pantheon, 233; to Bedlam, 312;
Mis Birch, Rev. Dr. T., letters to Mrs. Elizabeth to Birmingham, 342 ; to Lichfield, 345; to

Carter, 43 ; to Johnson, 95 ; letters to, from Bath, 369; to Bristol, 370; to Ashbourne,
Cave, 47, 48, 49; from Johnson, 51, 74, 95 ; 404 ; to Keddleston, 414 ; to Derby, 416; to
from Earl of Orrery, 61; from Bishop War Shefford, 577; goes abroad, . 162; goes to
burton, 2

Shakespeare Jubilee, 196; visits the Thrales
Birmingham, 5, 22, 27, 30; visited by Johnson at Streatham, 199, 441, 450; presents Paoli to
23, 25, 342, 579

Johnson, 200; witnesses execution at Tyburn,
Bishop, a liquor, 82

204 ; at Newgate, 652 ; quarrels with Johnson,
• Blackfriars Bridge, 117

210, 487 ; marries his cousin, 221; questions
* Blacklock, Dr. Thomas, 111; Johnson's opinion Johnson as to his history, 232; goes to Mrs.
of his poetry, 160

Abington's benefit, 293; has a room in John-
si Blackmore, Sir Richard, his poems, 500; criti. son's house, 313 ; consults Lord Hailes about

cised by Johnson, 211; Johnson's Life of, the entail, 328; his conversation with Captain
quoted, 547

Cook, 354 ; lives with General Paoli, 365;
Blackstone, Judge, 19, 505, 561 ; quoted, 305n. defends liberty of pulpit, 374 ; sends Johnson
Blackwall, Anthony, 22

Lord Hailes Annals of Scotland,” 398;
Blagden, Dr., 538

regrets his censure of“ Biographia Britannica,'
Blair, Rev. Dr. Hugh, 121, 133, 194, 275, 276, 421n.; engaged at the Parliamentary Bar, 440;

283, 371 ; his sermons praised by Johnson, 390, his shorthand, 459; is introduced to Wesley,
392, 418, 435, 488, 564; attacks Johnson's style, 508 ; his illness, 508 ; procures for Johnson
420 ; letter to Boswell, 512

information about Pope, 518; attends meeting
Blair, Kev. Robert, “The Grave," a poem, 370

of Robin Hood Society, 562, 563; engaged in
Blake, Admiral, Johnson's Life of, 47

ludicrous action in Court of Sessions, 576 ;
Blanchetti, Marquis and Marchioness, 317

parts with apprehension from Johnson, 612,
Bland, Richard, of Virginia, 248n.

613; makes application to Lord Thurlow on
= Blaney, Elizabeth, 6, 669

Johnson's behalf, 651 ; bids farewell to John-
Blenheim Park, 340

son, 656; letters to Dr. Cullen, 625; to
3. Bocage, 317

Dr. Hope, 625; to Johnson, 163, 180, 193,
Bocardo, 64n.

221-223, 247, 273, 276, 278, 281, 282, 287, 314,
Bodleian Library, 91, 185, 499 ; Johnson presents 316, 323, 329, 386, 387, 388, 391, 393, 394,
books to, 101, 277n.

397, 399n., 401-403, 435, 437, 438, 462, 496,
Boerhave, 311; his Life by Johnson, 44

500, 508, 509, 515, 517, 523, 525, 618,620; to
! Boethius, 44, 217,

Munro, 625; to Dr. Percy, 462; to Pitt,
Boileau, 491 ; his imitation of Juvenal, 36 ; 625n. ; letters to, from Dr. Adams, 670, 686n. ;
quoted, 661

from Rev. Mr. Agutter, 689n. ; from Dr.

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Beattie, 225n. ; from Dr. Blair, 512; from E. Buchanan, George, Johnson admires his poems,
Dilly, 395; from Sir W. Forbes, enclosing the 157: 205, 597
Round Robin, 384; from Lord Hailes, 147 ; Buckingham, Duchess of, 447
from Warren Hastings, 551 ; from Johnson, Budgell, Eustace, 257, 369
162, 172, 179, 193, 197, 212, 223, 246, 247, 271 Budworth, Rev. Mr., 22n.
--283, 288, 314-316, 324, 326-330, 369, 386, Bulse, Indian measure of diamonds, 495
387, 389, 392–394, 398-400, 401–404, 435– Bunbury, Henry, 140
437, 462, 497, 499, 501, 508 -510, 516–519, 523, Bunbury, Sir Charles, 165, 275, 291, 505n; pall-
526, 553, 579, 583, 585--588, 614, 618, 620, 624, bearer at Johnson's funeral, 688
625, 626, 660, 661, 671, 672; from Langton, Bunyan, John, admired by Johnson, 260
497, 520; from Mickle, 621; from Lord Thur- Burgoyne, General, his surrender at Saratoga, 495
low, 655; from Rev. Dr. Vyse, 400 ; his Burke, Edmund, 115, 164, 177, 221, 238, 254r.,
“Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides,” 166, 237n. 261, 268, 302n., 369, 383, 455, 473, 475, 502, 503,
251 , 285.392n., 428, 481n., 497, 591n., 631n., 536, 548, 556, 558, 564, 630, 658 ; in praise of
635n., 679n. ; praised by Courtenay, by Mrs. Johnson, 24, 376; Johnson's views on, 154, 219,
Thrale, 272, 375; quoted, 5, 33, 53, 66, 739., 117, 340, 450n. ; witness at Baretti's trial, 206; Gold-
146, 156, 607n.. his “Thesis in Civil Law,' smith's view of his oratory, 270 ; writes Round
179 ; his “Account of Corsica "published, 188; Robin, 385; his equable disposition, 428; his
quoted, 197n.; his “Hypochondriac,” 204n., witticisms, 481, 554 ; his argument on happiness,
595 ; his " Matrimonial Thought,” 212; his 642; his speech parodied by Johnson, 648; his

Essence of the Douglas cause,” 257n. ; defence of Johnson, 648 : differs from Johnson
Journal, 434 ; quoted, 441; verses to Hon. Miss on Baretti's case, 650; compares Johnson to Ap-
Monckton, quoted, 568n. ; letter to the People pius, 670n.; at Johnson's sick bed, 683; pall-
of Scotland, 5921., 694

bearer at Johnson's funeral, 688 ; his“ Vindica-
Boswell, Thomas, founder of the family, 325 tion of Natural Society," 159N. ; his essay on the
Boswell, Thomas David, 424n., 525 ; introduced Sublime and Beautiful, 203 ; his speech on

to Johnson, 523 ; his account of Johnson's death, American Taxation, 282; his “Letter to the
687

Sheriff of Bristol," criticised by Johnson, 426
Bosville, Mrs., 233

Burke, Richard, 165, 667; his death, 610n. ; his
Bouchier, Governor, 560

argument with Johnson, 654
Bouffier, Claude, 16an.

Burlington, Lord, 491
Boufflers, Madame de, visits Johnson, 215, 323 Burnet, Bishop, "History of his own Times,”
Boulter, Archbishop, 106

criticised by Johnson, 250
Bouquet, Mr., bookseller, 80

Burney, Dr. Charles, 133, 165, 171, 324, 454, 563,;
Bourdonne, Madame de, 262n.

praises Johnson's

Preface to Shakespeare,
Bowles, William, Johnson stays with, 615

172; engaged on his “ History of Music," 498,
Bowyer, William, Life of, 667n.

499 ; his "Travels,” praised by Johnson, 597;
Boyle, Mr., his “Martyrdom of Theodora," 104 letters to, from Johnson, 95, 108, 109, 172, 617,
Boydell, Alderman, 28an.

664, 671 ; from a lady, 190 ; quoted, 109, 145*..,
Bradley, in Derbyshire, visited by Johnson, 22 271, 300n., 578
Braithwaite, Mr., of the Post Office, 632

Burney, Dr. Charles, the younger, 674
Bramhall, Bishop, on “Liberty and Necessity,” Burney, Frances, 519, 520, 630, 664 ; takes tea
209

with Johnson, 612 ; quoted, 676
Brett, Colonel, 57n.

Burney, Mrs., 169n., 605, 606; her illness, 664
Brighthelmstone, Johnson visits, 196, 389, 435, Burrows, Rev. Dr., his sermon, 503
586

Burrowes, Rev. Robert, his “Essay on the style of
Bristol, Johnson visits, 370

Dr. Samuel Johnson,” 675
Procklesby, Dr., 593, 614, 619, 622, 625, 629; his Burton, Robert, at Oxford, 14; his " Anatomy of

generosity to Johnson, 656, 680; his account Melancholy" praised by Johnson, 215, 337
of Johnson's death, 686; letter to Johnson, Burton's Books, 623

6151., letters to, from Johnson, 615, 661—664 Bute, Earl of, 125, 129, 2921., 304, 305, 383 ;
Bromley, in Kent, 79

Johnson's opinion of, 349 ; letters from Johnson
Brooke, Henry, author of “The Fool of Quality' to, 126, 127

and Gustavus Vasa,” 44n.; Johnson's essay Butler, Samuel, 261; Johnson's opinion of
on the latter, 44

“Hudibras," 310; quoted, 639
Brooks's Club, origin of, 360n.

Butter, Dr., of Derby, 351, 412, 416, 680
Broome, Life of, by Johnson, 545

Byng, Admiral, 218;

defended by Johnson, 105 ;
Brown, Capability, 340, 511

his Epitaph quoted, 105
Browne, Isaac Hawkins, 299, 629

Byng, Hon. John, his letter to Malone, 687
Browne, Rev. Dr. John, of Cambridge, 218
Brown, Rev. Robert, of Utrecht, 174, 467 Cadell, Mr., 331, 486
Brown, Tom, teaches Johnson, 8

Caesar, Julius, Bacon's remark on, 4
Browne, Şir Thomas, 191., 469; influence on Caledonian Mercury, The, quoted, 576

Johnson's style, 73; his Christian Morals,” Callimachus, Johnson's opinion of, 527

edited by Johnson, with life prefixed, 102 Cambridge, visited by Johnson, 167
Bruce, James, criticised by Johnson, 297 Cambridge, Richard Owen, ,307, 451; com
Bruce, Robert, 273n.

municates particulars about Johnson, 600; his
Brydone, Patrick, “A tour through Sicily and death, 6oin.
Malta," 301, 348, 495

Camden, Lord, 290 ; his judgment on Douglas
Buchan, Earl of, 236

Cause, 257n.; anecdote of, 476

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Camden, William, his “Remains,” 473, 608 Charles XII. of Sweden, 457 ; Johnson's lines on.
Cameron, Dr. Archibald, execution of, 46

64
Campbell, Archibald, his “ Lexiphanes,” satire Charlotte, Queen, 222
on Johnson, 188

Charterhouse, the, 61, 526
Campbell, Hon. Archibald, non-juring bishop, Chatham, Earl of, 217, 2541., 256, 290; Johnson's
251 ; praised by Johnson, 635

opinion of, 495 ; first speech in House of Lords,
Campbell, Sir Archibald, 374

647
Campbell, Rev. Dr., of St. Andrew's, 121 Chatsworth, visited by Johnson, 663
Campbell, Dr. John, 190, 289; Johnson's opinion Chatterton, T., the “Rowley Poems,” 371, 581
of, 141, 251, 339, 448

Chelsea College, 194
Campbell, Rev. John, of Kippen, letter to Chesterfield, Philip, fourth Earl of, 28n., 48, 94n.
Boswell, 182n.

299, 379, 506, 556; “ Plan of Dictionary
Campbell, Mungo, case of, 427

addressed to, 60; his insolence, 85, 593 ; his
Campbell, Dr. Thomas, 298, 300, 303, 395 ; his eulogy of the “Dictionary” in the "World,”

Diary of a Visit to England " quoted, 28n., 85; his epigram on Sir Thomas Robinson
106; his “Philosophical Survey of the South 148n.; his pronunciation,230; Johnson's opinion
of Ireland,” 299

of him, 88, 250, 653 ; letter from Johnson to, 86 ;
Candide, compared with Rasselas, 114, 495 Dilly's edition of his miscellaneous works,
Canus, Melchior, of Toledo, 318

493; his “Letters,” criticised by Johnson, 88,
Cardross, Lord, see Buchan, Earl of

295, 372 ; Literary Property of letters con-
Careless, Mrs., Johnson's first love, 344, 345 tested, 89; quoted, 10
Carleton, Captain, his “Memoirs,” 654

Chesterfield, Philip, fifth Earl of, at Dodd's trial,
Carlisle, Frederick, fifth Earl of, his poems 406
criticised by Johnson, 570, 619, 620

Cheyne, Dr. George, “The English Malady,”
Carmichael, Miss, 440

16, 362, 387
Carter, Dr. Nicholas, 37n.

China, wall of, 458
Carter, Mrs. Elizabeth, 80, 1539., 563, 630 ; Cheynel, Johnson's Life of, 75

account of, 37n.; advised by Johnson, 40; Choïsi, Abbé, 486
writes in the “Rambler,” 66; her early rising, Cholmondeley, George James, anecdote of, 658
418; letter from Dr. Birch to, 43.

Cholmondeley, Hon. Mrs., 217, 454, 455, 479
Carteret, Lord, see Granville, Lord

Christian, Rev. Mr., of Docking, 191
Catcot, George, 371

Churchill, Rev. C., 133, 143n., 451; satirizes
Catiline, Sallust on, 4

Johnson in “ The Ghost,” 137 ; his poems criti-
Cator, Mr., 646

cised by Johnson, 141 ; his “ Prophecy of Fam-
Catullus, quoted, 595

ine,” 142; his “Rosciad,” 186n., 195n. ; quoted,
Cave, Miss, 25n.

38, 107, 166, 440
Cave, Edward, 34, 35, 47, 51, 531., 69, 480; Churton, Rev. Ralph, 269n. ; his views on a pas-

Johnson's first publisher, 30; begins Gentle sage in the burial service, 608n. ; on Boswell's
man's Magazine, 33 ; sees ghost, 237 ;

Life of Johnson, 641n.
Johnson's opinion of, 684; his letters to Dr. Cibber, Colley, 57n., 85, 456; Johnson's epigram
Birch, 44, 48, 49; letters from Johnson to, 25, on, 47, 135; his opinion of, 135, 204, 299, 618;

31. 37, 38, 42, 43, 50 ; Johnson's life of, 85 Poet Laureate, 6on. ; his recollection of Dryden,
Cavendish Debates, 648n.

380; consults Johnson, 425; his “Provoked
Caxton, William, 453

Husband," 189; his “Nonjuror,” 292 ; quoted,
Cecil, Colonel, 239

207, 630
Cervantes, 311

Cibber, Mrs., 65, 204,
Chalmers, George, 48n.

Cibber, Theophilus, Lives of the Poets," 363
Chamberlayne, Rev. Mr., 636

Clare, Lord, see Nugent, Robert
Chambers, Catherine, 113, 114, 187

Clarendon, Lord, his History,”99n.; his MSS.
Chambers, Ephraim, his Proposal” for the presented to the University of Oxford, 330 ;
Dictionary, 72

criticised by Johnson, 454; his account of
Chambers, Sir Robert, 111, 124, 164, 271, 274, Villiers' Ghost, 493 ; his character of Falk-

277, 360, 552, 658; his intimacy with Johnson, land, 69ın
181; Vinerian Professor, 188; draws Clarendon Press, 330, 337
Langton's will, 270; his marriage, 275 ; letter Clark, Mr., of Edinburgh, his pamphlet answered
to, from Johnson, 91

by Johnson, 622
Chambers, Sir William, his “Chinese Archi- Clark, Alderman Richard, letter from Johnson
tecture” praised by Johnson, 598

to, 624
Chamier, Mr., 164, 30.11., 437, 452

Clarke, Rev. Dr., 62n., 134, 209, 686; his ser-
" Champion, The,” quoted, 54

mons, 450
Chapone, Mrs., writes for the “Rambler,” 66; Clenardus's Greek Grammar, 533
letter from Johnson to, 620

Clerk, Sir Philip Jennings, 557
Charlemont, James, first Earl of, 164, 259, 494, Clermont, Lady, 520
556, 557

Clive, Lord, 486; his suicide, 493; anecdote of,
Charles I., 250, 310, 311

511
Charles II., 81, 150, 187, 310, 311; defended by Clive, Mrs., 1221., 618; Johnson's praise of, 529
Johnson, 299.

Clubs : the Literary, 164, 177, 179, 259, 268, 291,
si Charles V., witty saying of, 201; censured by

295, 402, 435, 443n., 463, 498, 499, 505n., 688;
Lord Kames, 450

proposed augmentation of, 393; note to, from
Charles Edward, Prince, 94n., 146

Johnson, 559; the Blue-Stocking, 568; the

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D

368

City, 559; the Eumelian, 678; the Essex Head, in, 139, 165; opinion of, 186, 364; quoted, 1381.,
151., 622, 623n., 624, 662; the King's Head, 62, 419
622

“ Critical Strictures,” pamphlet by Boswell and
Cobb, Mrs., 317, 347, 516

others, 138
Cock' Lane Ghost, 458; Johnson's account of, Croft, Rev. Sir Herbert, 640; his “Life of
137, 138

Young,” 548 ; his “Love and Madness," 5971.;
Cohausen, J. H., his “Hermippus Redivivus,” his advice to his pupil,

644
141, 332

Crousaz, his Examen of Pope's “Essay on Man,"
Coke, Lord, 229

43
Col, Island of, visited by Johnson, 272, 285; the Crouch, Mrs., 613
Laird of, 285,

Cruikshanks, Mr., 610; letters from Johnson to,
Colchester, visited by Johnson, 160

617, 666
Collins, W., 91, 92; his character, written by Cullen, Dr., 311; on sleep, 418; his letter to Bos-
Johnson, 128

well, 626 ; letter to, from Boswell, 625
Colman, George, the elder, 68, 165, 189n., 291, 390, Cullen, Mr., concerned in Negro cause, 401, 436

480, 530, 533 ; pall-bearer at Johnson's funeral, Cumberland, William Duke of, 94n., 312, 452R.
688'; his " Jealous Wife," 122 ; his “Odes to Cumberland, R., 367n., 674; his " Memoirs,"
Obscurity and Oblivion,” 297 ; his “Letter from 3on, 227n.; his “ Observer,” 551 ; his “ Odes,"

Lexiphanes," quoted, 676
Colman, George, the younger, his “Random Cumming, a Quaker, 607
Records," quoted, 372n.

Cunningham, Mr., his duel, 607
Colson, Rev. John, letter from Walmsley, 30 Cust, Francis Cockayne, 52n., 55
Combabus, story of, 446n.
“Comus” Johnson's Prologue to, 75
Confession of Faith of Assembly of Divines at DACIER, Madame, 4851.
Westminster (Erse), 277

Daline, his History of Sweden, 228
Congreve, Rev. Charles, Johnson's schoolfellow, Dalrymple, Sir David, see Hailes, Lord

9; Johnson laments his condition, 344, 351 Dalrymple, Sir John, his Memoirs of Great
Congreve, W., his “Mourning Bride, praised, Britain and Ireland' criticised by Johnson,
by Johnson, 202, 205 ; his verdict on the 249

Beggar's Opera,” 310n.; stays at Ilam, 426; Dalzel, Professor, on Johnson's knowledge of
quoted, 130n., 256; Johnson's Life of, quoted, Greek, 674
547

Dante, 261; quoted, 443n.
Connoisseur,” the, 142

Dartineuf, Charles, 339n.
Considerations on dispute between Crousaz and Dashwood, Sir Francis, 38n.
Warburton ” by Johnson, 50

Davies, Thomas, 143, 166, 194, 195, 201, 202.
Cook, Captain, 354 ; his “ Voyages to the South

269, 529, 531; introduces Boswell to Johnson,
Sea,” 644

131 ; quarrels with Baretti, 248; his un-
Cooksey, R., Essay on Life of Lord Somers, authorised publication of Johnson's miscel-
291n.

lanies, 274; misquotes bon mot of Johnson's,
Cooper, John Gilbert, 527 ; nicknamed by John 303 ; describes Johnson's laugh, 314; in bad
son, 218; anecdote of, 410

circumstances, 440; plans benefit at Drury
Coriat, Tom, his travels, 2-6

Lane, 450; his Memoirs of David Garrick,
Cork, Countess of (Miss Monckton), 568

523; Johnson dines with, 284, 299, 366; John-
Cork and Orrery, Earl of, 99,; writes in “ The son's views on, 205, 531 ; letters from Johnson
World,” 85n.; Johnson's opinion of, 218, 424

to, 614, 666
Cotterell, Admiral, 80

Davies, Mrs., 131, 166
Cotterell, the Misses, 80, 124, 128

Davison, Secretary, 147n;
Coughlan, Anne, wife of Hon. Thomas Hervey, Dawkins, his “Jamaica,” 575
183n.

Dawson, his “ Lexicon to the Greek New Testa-
Courtenay, John, 165, 473; on the Beggar's ment, 514
Opera,” 309n.; his Poetical Review of John- Deane, Rev. Mr., his essay

“On the future life
son," 2911., 649N.; quoted, 15, 591., 73, 105, of Brutes,” 191
115, 673n.

Death-warrants, 399n.
Court of Session, decision of in the Negro cause, “Debate on Proposal of Parliament to Crom.
436

well to assume the Title of King" by John-
Coverley, Sir Roger de, praised by Johnson, son, 47

Defoe, Daniel, 2311.; Johnson gives list of his
Covington, Lord, 436

works, 458
Cowley, Abraham, on Plants," 83n.; Hurd's De Groot befriended by Johnson, 400

selection of his works, 441; Johnson's Life of, Delany, his “Observations on Swift” praised ty
58; quoted, 541

Johnson, 451
Cowper, William, 485n.

De Moret, aeronaut, 662n.
Coxeter, Mr., his collection of English poets, 414 Demosthenes, 234, 249
Crabbe, Rev. George, his “ Village” revised Dempster, Mr., 138, 148, 149, 150, 244, 280 :
by Johnson, 593

censured by Johnson, 151 ; letter to Boswe.
Cradock, Mr., author of " Zobeide,” 366

quoted, 285
Crashaw, R., quoted, 473

Dennis, John, his“ Critical Works" commende.
Craven, Lady, 360,

by Johnson 367
“ Critical Review,” The, 119; Johnson's writings / Derby, Johnson married at, 27

311

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.: Derby, Rev. Mr., Johnson writes Dedication for, 194, 195 ; his history, 39; detects Lauder's
396

forgery, 75; investigates Cock Lane Ghost,
Derrick, Samuel, 614n.; Johnson on, 129, 132, 155, 137; anecdote of Johnson by, 146; Johnson dines
599 ; quoted, 38 ; anecdote of, 156

with, 323; calls on Johnson, 631
Desmoulins, Mrs., 224, 615; supported by Dr. Douglas, Dr., his literary fraud, 121.
Johnson, 16, 22, 440 ; her story of Mrs. Douglas Estate, litigation concerning the, 257,
Johnson's selfishness, 78 ; her illness, 591, 623; 355
her anecdote of Johnson, 649; at Johnson's Douglas, Mr. and Lady Jane, 257
death-bed, 687

Douglas, Sir James, 422
Devaynes, Mr., apothecary to His Majesty, 629 Doxy, Miss, Garrick's niece, 5171., 518
Devonshire, Duchess of, 501

Drake, Sir Francis, Johnson's Life of, 47.
Devonshire, Duke and Duchess of, entertain Draughts, Introduction to the Game of,” John-
Johnson at Chatsworth, 663

son's dedication for, 106
Devonshire, William, third Duke of, characterised Dreghorn, Lord, see Maclaurin, Mr.
by Johnson, 426

Drelincourt on Death, 231
Diamond, Mr., 79

Dromore, Bishop of, see Percy, Dr.
Diary, Johnson's, quoted, 18, 21, 22, 83, 84, 168, Drumgold, Colonel, Johnson dines with, 321 ;

172, 579, 580, 615, 631 ; his "Ægri Ephemeris, praised by Johnson, 322
672

Drummond, Dr., 387, 504
Dibden, C., 212

Drummond of Hawthornden, his Polemo-Mid-
Dick, Sir Alexander, Bart., 401; consulted by dinia,” 465

Johnson, 625; his letter to Johnson, 392 Drummond, William, 181 ; letters from Johnson,
Dictionary of the English Language, by Johnson, to, 181-83

72, 85, 95, 96, 129n., 151, 159, 227, 247, 249, Drury Lane Journal, 72
269, 527 ; first proposed to Johnson by Dodsley, Drury Lane Theatre, 33, 49, 59, 64, 75, 138, 293
59, 513; publication of Plan, 59 ; its dedi- Dryden, J., 233, 541; Johnson on, 202, 293, 491;
cation to Lord Chesterfield, 60; praised by quoted, 217, 254, 262, 543, 642 ; Johnson's Life
Lord Orrery, 61; mode of writing, 62; dis-

of, quoted, 543
cussed, 97:100; not a financial success, 101; Dublin Journal, 227
reviewed in the “Bibliothèque des Savans, Dublin Society, 106n.
108 ; quoted, 60, 82n., 98, 99, 430n., 490; parody Dublin, Trinity College, 139; confers Doctor's
of, quoted, 675.

degreeron Johnson, 168; Flood's bequest to,
Dictionary, Medicinal, Johnson's Dedication to 107n.
Dr. Mead, quoted, 51

Du Boccage, Madame, “The Colombiade" by,
Dilly, Charles and Edward, 264, 331, 353, 466; 653

Johnson dines with, 298, 377, 465, 495, 496, 508, Ducket, George, 99n.
565, 631, 652 ; letters to Charles from Johnson, Du: Halde, his Description of China,” 42n.,
509, 623 ; letter from Edward to Boswell, 395 ;

192, 538
death of Edward, 510

Dunbar, Dr., of Aberdeen, 524
Dilly, Mr., of Southill, Beds., 86, 264; Johnson “Dunciad,” The, 499.
stays with, 572

Duncombe, Mr., of Canterbury, praised by John-
Diogenes Laertius, records saying of Aristotle,

son, 477
531

Dundas, Henry, (Lord Melville), 89; his pro-
D'Israeli, Isaac, “ Calamities and Quarrels of nunciation, 230; counsel for Joseph Knight
Authors,”. 35n.

(the negro), 436
" Dissertation on the State of Literature and Dunfermline, contested election for, 374
Authors,” by Johnson, 102

Dunning, John, Lord Ashburt n, 164, 402 ; his
Dixie, Sir Wolstan, Johnson disagrees with, 22 accent, 229; compliments Johnson, 447
Dodd, Rev. Dr. William, 401, 463 ; history of his Dunsinan, Lord, 367

crime, 406-410; his execution, 399, 409; John- Dunvegan, House of, 315
son's opinion of, 398, 417, 605; his sermons, Du Ros, his “Réflexions Critiques sur la Poésie
450; his poem, Thoughts in Prison,” 459 ; ,et la Peinture,” 203
his letters to Johnson, 408, 409

Dury, Major-General Alexander, 111
Doddington, Mr., see (Lord Melcombe), 549n. Dyer, John, “The Fleece,” by, 341
Dodsley, James, 59, 65

Dyer, Samuel, 164, 1771., 530
Dodsley, Robert, 37, 38, 60, 66n, 80, 88, 95, 106,

114, 339; suggests the “ Dictionary” to John- Easton Maudit, visited by Johnson, 167
son, 59, 513; buys" Irene,”. 65; disputes with Eccles, Rev. Mr., literary fraud by, 121
Goldsmith, 366; “Public Virtue," a poem by, Eccles, Mr., 143

533;.“Cleone,” a tragedy by, 112, 534 Ecclesiasticus, quoted, 424
Dominicetti, Italian quack, 207

Ecole Militaire, visited by Johnson, 317
Donaldson, Alexander, bookseller, censured by Eddystone, Johnson tries to land on, 126
Johnson, 149

Edial, 33, 223 ; Johnson's school at, 27
Donne, Dr., Walton's Life of, 339 ; praised by Edinburgh visited by Johnson, 272, 273 ; Advo-
Johnson, 308

cate's Library at, 6gn. ; Transactions of Royal
Don Quixote, 18n.

Society of, quoted, 536n.
Dosa, the brothers, 174n.

Edward I., Lord Hailes on, 278
Dossie, Mr., Johnson's kindness to, 530

Edwards, fellow-collegian of Johnson's, 472,
Douglas, his collection of editions of Horace, 632 561
Douglas, Dr., Bishop of Salisbury, 44, 86n, 165, Edwards, of New England, on Grace, 467, 468

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