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Orme, R., historian of Hindostan, on maps, 305 ; defends Johnson's memory, 689; his letter to
in praise of Johnson, 284, 465

William Seward, quoted, 689n.
Orrery, Earl of, 80, 446, 477, 593; his letter to Pascal, Les Pensées de," Johnson give

Dr. Birch, 61; Johnson writes Dedication to, Boswell, 503
84 ; his book on Swift, 451

Paterson, Samuel, his "Coriat Junior," 236
Osborne, Francis, Johnson's opinion of his writ. Paterson v. Alexander, Johnson's views on case
Osborne, Thomas, bookseller, 50, 414 ; chastised Patriot, The," pamphlet by Johnson, published,
by Johnso), 49,.490

279
Oseney, Abbey, visited by Johnson, 90

Paul, Father, Life of, by Johnson, 44
Ossian controversy on, 133, 282, 284, 287, 485n.; Pelisson, 25n.

Johnson's views on, 283, 285, 288, 291, 302 ; Payne, William, his "Introduction to the Game
Shaw's pamphlet on, 621

of Draughts,” Johnson writes part of, 106
Ossory, Lord, 165

Pearce, Dr. Zachary, Bishop of Rochester, 42.
Otway, T., 534,

98; Johnson writes Dedication for his “Com-
Otaheite, 258, Johnson's views on, 370

mentary,” 396
"Othello," quoted, 491; Johnson's opinion of, 367 Pearson, Bishop, Johnson recommends his works,
Overbury, Sir Thomas, his poem quoted, 199
Ovid, 19; quoted, 105, 260, 264, 463; Pope's Peiresc, 311
translation of, quoted, 239".
Pelham, Mr., Garrick's Ode on, quoted, 89

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Oxford, Johnson goes to, 14 ; leaves, 20; visits, Pembroke, Earl of, 311; on Johnson's sayings.
89, 116, 181, 196, 579 ; All Souls Library,

294n.
185 ; Bodleian Library, 185; Broadgate Hall, Penmanmaur, Johnson visits, 278
sce Pembroke College; Christ Church, 20 ; Pennant, T., his Travels, 302; Johnson on, 454
Christ Church Library, 185; Christ Church 461 ; praises Johnson, 461
Meadow, 90; Merton College, 640 ; Pembroke Pepys, Dr., 613
College, 19, 20, 23, go, 337, 472, 474, 635 ; fifth Pepys, Sir Lucas, 550, 591
of November celebrated at, 14 ; St. Edmund's Pepys, Sir W., Master in Chancery, 256n., 520,
Hall, expulsion of six Methodists, 241; Trinity 558
College, 81, 90, 339 ; University College, 306, Percy, Dr., Bishop of Dromore, 6.3, 164, 291,
336; University of, 311; grants Master's degree 3019., 3139., 454: 564, 568 ; genealogy, 459n. ;
to Johnson, 93, letter from the Chancellor con- as Dean of Carlisle, 498, 518, 524 ; popular in
cerning degree, 93; Methodists at, 157n; Carlisle, ,517; property burnt, 519; Johnsor:
grants Doctor's degree to Johnson, 296, letter stays with, 167, dines with, 459; disputes with
from the Chancellor of, concerning degree, 296; Johnson, 195, 459, 460 ; his anecdotes of John-
gift of MSS. from Lord Clarendon's heirs, 330 ; son, 10, 11; on Johnson's appearance, 28n.; or
proposed Manège, 330

Johnson's mode of writing his Dictionary, 62n. ; !
on Johnson's conversation, 479; possesses

Pope's note concerning Johnson, 45; on
Palais BOURBON, Johnson visits, 319

Grainger's “Sugar-Cane,". 341n.; Johnson
Palais Marchand, visited by Johnson, 318, 319 jokes about, 342; “Hermit of Warkworth' 1
Palais Royal, visited by Johnson, 318

parodied by Johnson, 220n.; “Reliques,"
Palmer, John, of Islington, his “Answer to Dr.

302n.;

Northern Antiquities,” 460; letter to
Priestley,” 468n.

Boswell, 19; letter to, from Boswell, 462
Palmer, Rev. Thomas Fysche, curious history Percy, Earl, 461

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Perkins, Mr., manager of Mr. Thrale's brewery, i
Palmerston, Lord, 1171., 165, 614, 651

557 ; shrewd remark, 558 ; letters from Johnson.
Panckoucke, Charles Joseph, bookseller, 96 279, 571, 585, 624, 665
Pantheon, Johnson visits, 232, 233 ; history of, Perth, Duke of, 442
233n.

Peterborough, Lord, Johnson's interest in, 654
Panting, Dr., Master of Pembroke College, over- Peyton, Mr., amanuensis, 61, 227; helped by
hears Johnson's soliloquy, 19

Johnson, 62; Johnson's consideration for, 228
Paoli, Pascal, Lieutenant-General of Corsica, Philidor, Monsieur, 501

194, 462, 499, 651; history of, 197n. ; first Philips, Johnson's Life of, quoted, 547
interview with Johnson, 200, 323; calls on Phillips, Charles Claudius, Epitaphs on, 47
Johnson, 242; Johnson dines with, 232, 253, Philosophical Transactions,” 186
270, 365, 371, 481, 653 ; Johnson pleased with “Pilgrim's Progress," 18n.
a remark of his, 412

Piozzi, Mrs., see Thrale, Mrs.
Paradise, John, 506, 622 ; account of, 151., 666n.; Piozzi, Mr., 656
Johnson dines with, 629 ; letter to, from John- Pitt, William, 48, 148n., 177, 236, 5931 ; char

acterized by Johnson, 40, 244, 638 ; his corre
Paris, Johnson visits, 315

spondence with Boswell, 625n.
Paris, Peace of, 305n.

“Plain Dealer, The,”.50, 57
Parker, Sackville, bookseller, Johnson visits, 644 Players, Johnson's opinion of, 54, 259, 322
Parliamentary Debates, by Johnson, 47, 49, 50, Plaxton, Rev. George, letter from, 5n.
684

Plott, “ History of Staffordshire," 426
Parnell, T., 680; his poems quoted, 439, 508; Plutarch, quoted, 3, 4539. ; his

“Life of
Johnson's Life of, quoted, 547 ; Johnson's Alcibiades," 458n.
epitaph on, quoted, 547

Plymouth, Johnson visits, 126, 127
Parr, Rev. Dr., Johnson pleased with, 532 ; 1 Pococke, Canon Edward, verses on, 458n.

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Pococke, R., Bishop of Ossory, 458n. ; “ Travels,” French Prisoners,” Johnson writes Intro-
301

duction for, 118
Poets' Corner, Johnson visits, 260

Prologue in honour of opening of Drury Lane
Politian, Latin Poems of, Johnson proposes to

Theatre, by Johnson, 59
print, 24,

Proposals for printing Bibliotheca Harleiana,”
“Political Tracts,” Johnson's, 290, 337

by Johnson, 49
Pomfret, his poems, 500

Proposals for translating Politian, quoted, 24, 25
Pomponius Mela de Situ Orbis," 160

“Proposals for publishing the Works of Mrs.
“ Pomposo,' ” caricature of Johnson, 137

Charlotte Lennox,” by Johnson, quoted, 280
Port, family of, former owners of Ilam, 426 Psalmanazar, George, 12in., 477, 597, 630.
Porter, Elizabeth, see Johnson, Elizabeth Psalms in Metre, quoted, 353”.
Porter, Mr., 23

“Public Advertiser, The," Essay by Wilkes in,
Porter, Mr., the younger, 317

quoted, 100
Porter, Lucy, 7, 251., 26, 33, 78, 116, 124, 345, Pulteney, Mr., 48, 447

348, 349, 516, 517 ; death of, 678n; letters to Pym, John, 2on.
from Johnson, 114, 316, 317, 509, 560, 581, 603,
615, 623, 624, 678

QUEENSBERRY, Duke of, 310
Porteus, Dr., Bishop of London, 463, 516, 517, Quintilian, quoted, 540

537 ; his charge quoted, 556
Portmore, Right Hon. the Earl of, note to, from RABELAIS, 258, 454
Johnson, 627n.

Rackstrow, Mr., of Museum in Fleet St., 648
Pope, Alexander, 60, 108n., 109, 126, 261, 306, Radcliffe, Dr., Master of Pembroke College, 90

310n., 318, 339n., 417, 451; admires Johnson's Radcliffe, travelling fellowship, Johnson's views
" London,” 39; recommends Johnson to Lord
Gower, 41; his note concerning Johnson, Raleigh, Sir Walter, 74
quoted, 45 ; borrows from Guarini, 491 ; John-“Rambler, The,” 4, 15, 181., 291.; 49, 223,, 560;
son's opinion of his poems, 202, 297, 454, 485, first appearance, 66; Scotch edition, 69; sketch
544 ; on his lack of conversation, 545 ; Lady of Nos. 196, 68 ; general description of, 70-74 ;
Bolingbroke's description of, 481 ; Lord March- last paper published, 76; sale of, 84 ; against
mont's anecdotes of, 489, 508 ; verses to, 643 ; gulosity, 161; Goldsmit borrows from, 189;
Dr. Joseph Warton's Essay on, 153 ; letter from parodied by Dr. Blair, 420 ; criticised by
Dr. Blair to Boswell concerning, 512; Life of, Johnson, 528; to be translated into Russian,
by Johnson, 1859., quoted, 544 ; letter to from 631 ; quoted, 3, 24, 44, 157n., 265 ; parody of,
Swift, quoted, 476 ; imitations of Horace, 72n., 72n.
339n., 507n.;

“Essay on Man," 185n. ; Ramsay, Allan, on Horace, 451 ; Johnson dines
Artemisias,"' 199; “ Prologue to the Satires,' with, 484, 504, 514 ; death of, 667n.
257n. ; The Dying Christian to his Soul,” 363 ; Ranby, John, his Doubts on the Abolition of
quoted, 82, 239n., 303, 380, 382n., 4311., 446n., the Slave Trade,”, 433
452, 491, 529, 546; Messiah," quoted, 90, “Random, Roderick," 117n.
Johnson's Latin translation of, 14

Ranelagh, 142n.; Johnson frequents, 215; John-
Pope, Dr. Walter, “ The Old Man's Wish,” son admires, 233, 431
533

Rann, John, highwayman, 366n.
Pott, Mr., surgeon to Johnson, 617

Rasay, family of, 286
& Pott, Archdeacon, Johnson praises his sermons, Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia," 16, 478, 572 ;
344

published, 114; discussed, 114, 115; compared
Portland, Duchess Dowager of, 520

with Candide, -114, 495 ; Lord Hailes on, 147 ;
Prayer, forms of, 638

American edition, 248 ; quoted, 115
“Prayers and Meditations," 27, 101, 102, 1579., Ray, his “Nomenclature,” 307

196, 319N, 503, 616; published with Preface by Ray, Miss, shot by Hackman, 505
Rev. Mr. Strahan, 77, 671; Johnson's friends Reed, Isaac, of Staple Inn, 559., 540,
disapprove of publication, 67in. ; quoted, 7,66, “Rehearsal, The," criticised by Johnson, 233 ;
77, 79, 110, 113, 117, 119, 120, 166, 167, 168, 649
169, 187, 188, 213, 222, 242, 268, 271, 274, 307, “Respublicae Elzevirianae,” 372
388, 390, 391, 394, 472, 525, 539, 559, 579, 580, 'Respublica Hungarica,” 174
582, 587, 679, 680, 687

" Review, The Monthly,” 186, 364
Prayer, quoted, 77, 668n.

Reviews, in the “ Literary Magazine," list of
“Preceptor, The,” Johnson writes Preface for, 63 Johnson's, 103 ; Johnson's quoted, 104
Prefaces by Johnson to 'Gentleman's Magazine, Rewley, near Oxford, visited by Johnson, 90
44, 47, 49, 50

Reynolds, Sir J., 391., 45, 139n., 165, 201, 272, 281,
Prendergast, or Pendergrass, story of, 239

286, 307, 309, 3159., 455, 476, 492, 508, 5372
Priestley, Dr., 468n.; Johnson's opinion of, 216, 647, 658 ; describes Johnson's manners, 46, 211;
616

his anecdotes of Johnson, 53, 80, 166, 596, 650 ;
Primrose, Lady Dorothea, 546n.

his conversations with Johnson, 66, 67, 80, 100,
Pringle, Sir John, President of the Royal Society, 125, 203, 367, 489; raises his prices, 112 ; praised
354, 450 ; dislikes Johnson, 37?

by Johnson, 122, 528 ; his income, 124, 128 ;
Prior, Matthew, Johnson's opinion of his poems, goes with Johnson into Devonshire, 126; por-
428 ; borrows from Gombauld, 510

traits of Johnson, 131, 222 ; first proposer of
Pritchard, Mrs., 65, 122n., 204, 302 ; Johnson's The Club, 164 ; supports Mrs. Abington's
opinion of her acting, 303, 618

benefit, 293 ; Johnson dines with, 323, 451, 479,
Proceedings of Committee for Clothing the 487, 503, 556, 653, 655 ; his equable disposition,

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353, 428 ; his present from the Empress of SACHEVEREL, Dr., heard by Johnson, 6
Russia, 500; his “ Discourses to the Royal St. Andrews, Johnson passes through, 272
Academy,” 500, 649; praises Vanbrugh, 547 ; | St. Asaph, visited by Johnson, 278
dines with Mrs. Garrick; 563 ; tries to have St. Asaph, Bishop of, 651
Johnson's pension raised, 651 ; threatens St. Basil, Epistle of, 533
to resign Presidency of Royal Academy, 667n., St. Cas, 111n.
letters to, from Johnson, 167, 222, 223, 384, 388, St. Cloud, visited by Johnson, 320

578, 588, 603, 610, 619, 622, 660, 666, 667 St. Denis, visited by Johnson, 321
Reynolds, Miss,453, 469, 479, 507,614n.; Johnson's St. Gerinain, Library of, 321

affection for, 1671. ; paints Mrs. Montagu, 448 St. Germains, Benedictines of, Johnson lodges
Richardson, Samuel, 112; Johnson visits, 46,

with, 321
425; writes in “The Rambler,” 66; Johnson St. James, General Epistle of, quoted, 637
compares him with Fielding, 189, 235, with St. John's Gate, Clerkenwell, 33
French novelists, 217.; cited in Dictionary, 527; St. Kilda, 154, 225; Rev. K. Macaulay's " His

his lack of conversation, 537 ; death of, 124 tory of,” 190, 226
Richardson, Mr., son of the painter, 39, 45 St. Luke, quoted, 528
Richmond, Duke of, 639n.

St. Paul, 216, 574 ; quoted, 469, 638
Riddell, Mr., duel with Mr. Cunningham, 607n. St. Sepulchre, Ladies' Charity School, 619
Ritter, Joseph, Boswell's Bohemian servant, Salamanca, University of, praised by Johnson,
325

155
Rivers, Earl, 55, 56

Salusbury, Hester Lynch, see Thrale, Mrs.
Roberts, Miss, complimented by Johnson, 146 Salusbury, Mrs., 487 ; death of, 271
Robertson, Rev. Dr. W., historian, 102, 183, Sallust, his account of Catiline, 4; Spanish trans-

194,. 258, 484, 485, 486, 493, 513 ; Johnson's lation of, 600
opinion of, 191, 260; his style formed on John- Sanderson, Professor, 242
son's, 420; as imitator of Johnson, quoted, Sandwich, Lord, 38n., 505n.

Sans-terre, brewer, 320
Robertson, Mr., publisher of “The Caledonian Saratoga, surrender of, 495
Mercury,” 576

Sarpi, Father Paul, his History of the Council
Robin Hood Society for debate, 562

of 'srent," 42, 43
Robinson Crusoe, 18n.

Sastres, Mr., 360
Robinson, Sir Thomas, 148, 218

Satires, Johnson's and Oldham's compared, zó
Rochester, Johnson at, 615

Savage, Richard, his character, 52 ; his poverty,
Rochester, Earl of, his poems, 428 ; quoted, 363 52; his influence on Johnson, 53; his history.
Rochford, Earl of, Johnson writes Dedication to, 55-57 ; letter to Lord Tyrconnel, 52n. ; his“,
106

Thomas Overbury,” 396; his “Wanderer.
Rodney, Adm. Sir George, 321

quoted, 635; Johnson's Life of, 52, 65, 6c;
Rolt, his “Dictionary of Trade and Commerce," praised by “ The Champion,” 54

Preface written by Johnson for, 120, 301 Sawbridge, Catherine, see Macaulay, Catherine.
Roman Catholic Religion, Johnson's views on, Scaliger, quoted, 15
209

Scarsdale, Lord, 414, 415
Roscommon, Life of, by Johnson, 62

Scotland, Church of, dissensions in, 223
Rothes, Lady, wife of Bennet Langton, 220, 222, Scotland, Episcopal Church of, 500; its Litur,
Round Robin, addressed to Johnson, on Gold- Scotch Courts of Session, procedure in, 2819.
smith's Epitaph, 385

Scots Magazine, 34
Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 198, 251 ; censured by Scott, Archibald, 35n.
Johnson, 175

Scott, John, of Amwell, 298; his “ Elegic
Rowe, Mrs., 104

criticised by Johnson, 304,
Rowley, T., poems, attributed to (see Chatter- Scott, Sir William, (Lord Stowell) 158, 165, 45
ton), 371, 581

475, 561, 658
Royal Academy, origin of, 1221.; Johnson Secker, Archbishop, Johnson's prejudice again:
Professor of Ancient Literature, 196

537 ; quoted,
Royal Marriage Act, 255n. ; disapproved of by "Sentinel, The," 238n.
Johnson, 226

Settle, Elkanah, City-Poet, 382
Royal Society, 23n.; Dryden's poem on, quoted, 1738,” Satire by Pope, 39
262

Sévigné, Madame de, 372
Rudd, Margaret Caroline, 340n., 383, 484 Seward, Anna, 251., 348, 465, 468, 644 ; qui
Ruddiman, Thomas, 179, 251, 500; history of,

"Acis and Galatea,” 44811. ; reproaches Jo.
69n.

son, 467; tells story of learned pig, 669 ; let!
Ruffhead, his Life of Pope, censured by Johnson, to Boswell, quoted, 26n.; her poems praised !
232

Johnson, 653 ; quoted, 7n.
Russia, increase of population in, 208

Seward, Canon, 2in., 347, 516; Johnse
Russia, Empress of, present to Sir J. Reynolds, opinion of, 411

Seward, William, 399, 401, 595, 609; sees J
Russell, Lord, 249,

son's bow to the Archbishop of York, ein
Rutland, Roger, Earl of, letter to from Lord letter to, from Rev. Dr. Parr, 689n.

Shaftesbury, Earl of, 159
Rutty, Dr. John, Quaker, his “Spiritual Diary Shakespeare, Jubilee at Stratford-on-Avon, ?
and Soliloquies," quoted, 419

“Modern Characters from," pamphlet, 4.

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Essex, 147

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his witches, 504; Johnson compares him to Smollett, T., 1531., 445 ; founds Critical
Corneille, 532; Johnson's edition of, 171, 172, Review,” 364 ; his letter to Wilkes, 117
242, 247, 373; Johnson criticises Sir T. Hanmer's Snowden, Johnson ascends, 278
edition of, Mrs. Montague's Essay on, Preface Society for encouragement of learning, 49n.
to Capel's edition of, 57, 203, 528 ; quoted, Society of Artists, 122n.
453, 454, 536, 553, 554, 681

Society of Arts, 122n.
Sharp, Dr. John, his letter in “Gentleman's Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge in
Magazine "quoted, 167

Scotland, 181, 277
Sharp, William, letter to, from Johnson, 401 Soho, near Birmingham, 344
Sharpe, Rev. Gregory, sermon by, 218

Solander, Dr., 223, 224, 225n.
Sharpe, S., his Letters on Italy" praised by Solihull Grammar School, 22n.
Johnson, 372

Somerville, Lord, tells anecdote of Pope, 545
Shaw, Cuthbert, his portrait of Johnson in “The “Somnium,” verses by Johnson, 14
Race" quoted, 183

Sorbonne, visited by Johnson, 320
Shaw, Rev. Mr, 437 ; his Erse Grammar, 393 ; | South, Rev. R., his Sermons, 209: 450

his Gaelic Dictionary, 621; Johnson's defence Southill, Johnson stays at, 86, 572
of his pamphlet, 622

Southwark, 169, 279n.; Thrale's letter to electors
Shebbeare, Dr., 477n, 608 ; his “Letters on the
English Nation,” 569

Southwell, Lord, 80; Johnson's opinion of, 593
Sheffield, John, Duke of Buckinghamshire, “Spectator, The,” 66, 198, 2un., 243, 420, 443,
Johnson's Life of, quoted, 541

536, 538, 556, 561; discussed by Johnson, 250,
Shelburne, Earl of, see Lansdowne, Marquis of 311, 364, 369,; epitaph from, quo:ed, 664n.
Shenstone, W., 19; his letter to Greaves about Spence, Rev. Joseph, his “ Anecdotes,” 550
Johnson quoted, 341.

Spencer, Lady Diana, wife of Topham Beauclerk,
Sheridan, Charles, his" Account of the late 264n.
Revolution in Sweden,” 465

Spencer, Lord, 165
Sheridan, Frances, Johnson's affection for, 120; Spenser, Edmund, his “Fairy Queen,” T.

her “Memoirs of Miss Sydney Biddulph, Warton's observations on, 529
130

Spottiswoode, John, the younger, 482
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, his marriage, 310; *Stage, a complete Vindication of the Licensers
poetical compliment to Johnson, quoted, 396; of,” by Johnson, 44

proposed by Johnson at The Club, 397 Stamp Act, speeches on the, 17711.
Sheridan, Thomas, 165, 352, 397, 480, 502, 550, Stanhope, Philip, Lord Chesterfield's son, 88n.,

561, 647, 652; Johnson's opinion of, 120, 132, 2151., 653
155, 202, 218, 609 ; his quarrel with Johnson, Stanyan, Temple, traveller, 495
129, 130'; his share in procuring Johnson's pen- Staunton, Sir George, 647; letter to, from
sion, 125 ; attacks Johnson in his “Life of

Johnson, 123,
Swift," 130, 203; his pronunciation, 229, 230; Steele, J., his “ Prosodia Rationalis,” 294
is called Sherry, 269; gives Home a gold medal, Steele, Mr., Secretary to the Treasury, 45
292 ; Johnson sends message to, 611

Steele, Sir Richard, 2111., 339.n., 365 ; anecdote
Sherlock, Bishop, his “Sermons,” 450

of, 546, 561 ; his “Christian Hero, 340;
Shiels, Mr., Johnson's amanuensis, 61; Johnson's quoted, 57n., 169n.
kindness to, 79; writes most of Cibber's “Lives Steevens, George, 165, 211, 213, 215, 275, 291,
of the Poets,” 363 ; anecdote of, 366

3019., 31 3N., 428, 494, 5051., 506; has Johnson's
Shipley, Bishop, 164, 451 ; quotes Plutarch, 453 ; dial-plate, 193; republishes Johnson's Shake-
Johnson's opinion of, 619

speare, 247 ; helps Johnson with “ Lives of the
Siam, King of, French embassy to, 486

Poets,” 540 ; gives particulars concerning John-
Sibbald, Sir Robert, Life of, 442

son, 650 ; letters to, from Johnson, 274, 275, 391
Siddons, Mrs., visits Johnson, 618

Sterne, Rev. L., 236; his

"Sentimental
Sidney, Sir Philip, his“ Profitable Instructions,” Journey,'' 539n.; Johnson's opinion of, 568
14711.; sonnet quoted, 403

Stewart, Mr., Johnson's amanuensis, 61
Simpson, Mr., of Lichfield, 21

Stewart, Sir Annesley, 556
Simpson, Joseph, his tragecy "The Patriot,” Stuart, Colonel James, 511, 515
362 ; letter to, from Johnson, 116

Stuart, Hon. and Rev. William, 601
Simpson, Thomas, mathematician, 118n.

Still, Bishop, compared to Johnson, 688n.
Skene, Sir John, 5171.

Stillingfleet, Benjamin, 568
Sky, isle of, visited by Johnson, 272, 285 Stinton, Dr., 463; his "Life of Secker,” 537
Smallbroke, Dr., of the Commons, 41

Stirling, Corporation of, declared corrupt, 312
Smallbridge, his Sermons, 450

Stirling, road-bill in the county of, 440
Smart, Christopher, the poet, writes for “Uni- Stockdale, Rev. Mr., 224; his Remonstrance,”

versal Visiter,” 102, 301; Johnson's opinion of, 213
133

Stopford, Hon. Colonel Edward, 313
Smart, Mrs., letter to, from Johnson, 664n. Stourbridge, Johnson educated at, 10
Smith, Dr. Adam, 153o., 164, 434, 535, 597 ; his Stowe, Richard, of Apsley, 52n.
opinion of Johnson, 18; Johnson's opinion of, Strahan, Andrew, 668°
145; his Wealth of Nations,” 332, 3561., his Strahan, Mrs., 70; letters to, from Johnson, 565,
attack on Oxford, 677n.

580
Smith, Captain, 497

Strahan, Rev. Mr., 1851., 545, 629; publishes
Smith, Edmund, Johnson's Life of, 21

Johnson's “Prayers and Meditations,” 671n.;.
Smith, Rev. Mr., Vicar of Southill, 575, 652 at Johnson's death-bed, 686

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Strahan, William, 80, 96, 114, 1841., 255, 278, Theocritus, 19; compared with Virgil by Johni.

280, 288, 292, 293, 389, 390, 439, 441, 454, 455, son, 526, 527
466, 484, 485, 511, 521, 649, 668; his difference Thomas, Nathaniel, 388n.
with ohnson, 498 ; his letter to the Treasury, Thomas, Colonel, of the Guards, his will quoted.
220; letter to, from Johnson, 498

607n.
Strahan, William, junior, death of, 565

Thomson, James, his poems, 310; Johnson
Stratford-on-Avon, Shakespeare Jubilee, 196; opinion of, 154, 194, 366 ; quoted, 28
Johnson visits, 341

Thomson, Rev. James, case against, in the Court
Streatham, Johnson at, 439, 587

of Session, 374-377
Stuart, Andrew, his letters to Lord Mansfield, 257 Thornton, Bonnel, 68, 133; his mock "Raubler,
Stuart, Clan of, 273

72; his burlesque “Ode on St. Cecilia's Day,
Stuart, House of, 253

quoted, 142
Stuart, Rev. James, 182

Thrale, Mr., 181, 196, 199, 225n., 249, 256, 258
Stuart, Mr., of Dunearn, 238n.

264, 277, 278, 279, 288, 294, 299, 303, 315, 316,
“Student, The," a Miscellany, 68, 75

324, 331, 353, 358, 360, 361, 362, 369, 403, 500,
Suetonius, quoted, 464n.

510, 518, 519, 557 ; family, history, 169; Higt
Segued, Emperor of Abyssinia, 24

Sheriff for Surrey, 169; his opinion of French
Swift, Dean, 41, 82n., 147, 242, 261N.,, 3391.; cookery, 322; death of his only son, 348:

Johnson's opinion of him and his works, 154, rumour of his own death, 394 ; illness an.
195, 219, 259n., 291 ; his letter to Pope, quoted, partial recovery, 519, 523 ; contests Southwark,
476 ; quoted, 45n., 3179., 634 ; Johnson's Life 525 ; loses election, 526; his illness and removal
of, quoted, 550

to Grosvenor Square, 554 : his death, 559, 582;
Swinfen, Dr., Johnson's god-father, 141., 21, 22, his brewery sold to Barclay and Perkins, 5598,
440n.; betrays Johnson's confidence, 16

578 ; his letter to electors of Southwark, 525
Swinney, tells anecdote of Dryden, 380

Thrale, Mrs., 2, 8, 58, 138, 140, 196, 199, 200, 222,
Swinton, Rev. Mr., 91

225, 2411., 274, 277, 278, 279, 285, 294, 295, 314.
Sydenham, Dr., quoted, 46; Johnson's Life of, 315, 316, 324, 331, 332, 349, 352, 353, 362, 363,
49

365, 369, 370, 403, 426, 437, 441, 442, 450, 478.
Sydney, Algernon, 249,

481, 490, 491, 498, 509, 518, 519, 554, 558, 571
Sydney, Lord, 639n.; his attack on Johnson, 648 631, 669, 685; her poem, " The Three War

ings,” 181; sells her correspondence with John
Table, sinking, 3181.

son, 1871.; her coarse mode of flattery, 303;
Tacitus, Johnson's opinion of, 241

copies passages for Johnson, 540 ; her affecticr.
Talbot, Mrs. Catherine, writes in "The Rambler," for Johnson on the wane, 587; her engagement to
66

Signor Piozzi, 656; her inaccuracy, 657 ; ima-
Tasso, his “Jerusalem,” criticised by Johnson, ginary ode to, 675; her letters to Johnson, 165,
484

519, 656 ; letters to, from Johnson, 165, 296R
“Tatler, The," 66, 2431., 339n.

3131., 499, 520-522, 6045., 614, 618, 619, 645
“Tatler, The, Revived,” 66

646, 653, 6741., 679n. ; quoted, 17., 18r.
"Taxation no Tyranny,” pamphlet by Johnson, 22n., 261., 28n., 791., 1619., 243n., 368n., 4656,

298, 439; quoted, 289, 432 ; praised by Orme, 510n., 56in., 648, 657-659
465

Thrale, the Misses, 324, 519, 6159., 619
Taylor, Chevalier, celebrated oculist, 509 Thuanus, 4
Taylor, “Demosthenes," Johnson's account of Thucydides, 484

Thurlow, Lord, 301, 360 ; befriends Macbean, 61.
Taylor, Jeremy, 638

526; opinion on the case of the Rev. James
Taylor, Mr., of Birmingham, 23

Thomson, 376 ; application to him to augmerk

.
Taylor, Rev. Dr., 79, 348, 401; his opinion of Johnson's income, 651 ; offers to lend Johnscr.

Lichfield School, 9; at Oxford, 20; visited by journey money, 660; his letter to Johnson, 50;
Johnson, 22, 348, 350, 351, 371, 404, 440, 446 ; to Boswell, 655 ; letter to, from Johnson, too
tells anecdote of Johnson, 54 ; reads MS. of Plan Thurot, 565
of Dictionary, 60 ; mediates between Johnson Tickell, T., 211; Life of, quoted, 548
and Garrick, 64; disputes with Johnson, 413; Tillotson, Archbishop, his sermons, 450
his friendship with Johnson, 423; Johnson writes Tonson, bookseller, Johnson dines with, 87".
sermons for him, 424 ; his bull-dog, 427 ; gives | Tooke, J. Horne, censured by Johnson, 477;
Boswell information about Johnson, 670; reads his " Letter to Mr. Dunning on the Engli
Johnson's burial service, 688; letters to from

Particle,” 494
Johnson, 78, 613, 628

Toplady, Rev. Mr., 264, 267
Temple, Sir William, 107, 259, 484 ; his style com- Topsel, Edward, his " History of Four-footed

pared with Johnson's, 72, praised by Johnson, Beasts and Animals," 43n.
454

Torré, pyrotechnist, 650
Temple, Rev. Mr., 149, 264, 311 ; meets Johnson, Torrington family, vault of in Southill Church,

175; writes Gray's character, 585 ; letter to 105
Boswell, quoted, 291

Towers, Dr. Joseph, “Letter to Dr. Samut
Temple Bar, 260

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Johnson,” quoted, 290 ; essay on Johnsoli
Testament, New, Greek, quoted, 193

quoted, 542n.
Theobald, compared with Warburton by John Townshend, Right Hon. Charles, anecdote of
son, 109

254
Thicknesse, P., his “ Travels " commended by Townson, Rev. Dr., “Discourse on the Evar
Johnson, 445

gelical History,” 269n.

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