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COBHAM, Richard Temple, Viscount, brave discipline, contempt for, iii. 334 1. 9; 'af-
to the latest breath,' iii. 206 n. 1; friendship, fected the obsolete,' 341; appearance, 'de-
advantages of his, ii. 313; Gilbert West's cent,' 336; Aristotle's Poetics, plans trans-
uncle, iii

. 328; Pope's intimacy, 205 n. 8, lation of, 336; bailiff, 'immured' by, 336;
206; praised by Pope and Thomson, 206 12. 1. birth, &c., 334; black-letter books, 337 n. 3;
COBHAM, Lady, iii. 206 n. 1, 425.

booksellers, advances from, 336; chaplaincy,
CODRINGTON FAMILY, iii. 364.

regimental, thinks of getting, 335 n. 2; char-
Cofferer, iii. 451 n. 1.

acter and genius, 337-9; cheerful disposition,
COLBATCH, Dr. John, of Trinity College, 336; clusters of consonants, 341; Cowper's
Cambridge, ii. 293.

estimate, 339 12. 3; creditors, pressed by, 335,
COLE, Rev. Williamn, iii. 431 1. 5.

336; death, 339; depression of mind, 338,
COLE, William, M.D., ii. 237 n. 5.

339 n. 2 ; diction, 341; Dirge in Cymbeline,
COLE, Mr., an Oxford apothecary, ii. 13. 339 n. 4; existence, unknown to Cowper,
COLERIDGE, Samuel Taylor, Asgill's Eng- 339 n. 3; fairies, genii, &c., loved, 337;
lish, iii. 12 n. 5; Burnet's credulity, i. 128 first publication, 334, 342; Flanders, 335
n. 5; Congreve's comedies, ii. 222 n. 5; n. 2; Gentleman's Magasine, contributed to,
Cowley and Donne, i. 21 n. 3, 42 n. 4; C. 334, 339 n.4; Hist. of the l'evival of Learn-
and Milton, 56 n. 1; C.'s latinity, 66; C., ing, published proposals for, 335; inherited
Marini, and Darwin, 69; Cowper and Thom- small property, 335 11. I; irresolution, 335;
son, iii. 298 n. 7; double epithets in Shake- Johnson's affection for him, 339; J., described
speare and Milton, 437 n. 1; Dryden's genius, in Poetical Calendar by, 337 n. 2 ; J., first
223 n.!; D.'s prose, i. 418 n. 5; farce- meets, 336; J., resemblance to, 335 n. 1;
tragedy' at funeral, 150 11. 1; Gray's lyrics, J., visited by, 339; Julius II and Cosmo
iii. 440 n. 9; G.'s rhymes, 423 n. 4, 434 de' Medici, 335 n. 5; learning, 336, 337,
4;

Hacket's Life of Williams, 325; Mil- 338 11. 4; legacy from uncle, 336; lite-
ton's Arianism, i. 155 n. 5; M. an aristocrat, rary adventurer, comes to town a, 335 ; .
157 n. 3; M.'s Latin verses, 161 n. 4; M.'s Magdalen College, Oxford, 334; mental dis-
Paradise Lost, 171 1. 4; M.'s Paradise Re- order, 337, 339, 340; morals, pure, 338;
gained, 147 11. 4, 188 n.6; M.'s prose works, New College, Oxford, no vacancy at, 334;
104 n. 3; mythology of our eldest poets, Odes, 335 n. 6; Ode to Evening, 341 n. 5;
213 n. 2; Pope's choice of words, iii. 217 Ode on the Superstitions of the Highlands,
n. 1; P.'s Iliad, 119 n. 2; Sprat's Life of 340; Oriental Eclogues : see Persian Eclo-
Cowley, i. 1 11. 3; Swift and Rabelais, iii. 51 gucs; Otway and the River Arun, i. 241
n. 1; S.'s riddles and trisyllable lines, 66 1. I; 11. 3 ; Oxford degree, iii. 334; 0. madhouse,
“talented,' 434 n. 2; Thomson's blank verse, taken to, 339 12. 2; 0., subscriptions in, 335
298 nn.; West, Gilbert, 332 n. 5; Young's n. 4; O., suddenly left, 334; O., visits, 339
Night Thoughts, 395 11. 4, 399 n. 6.

Persian Eclogues, advertized, 335
COLESHILL, i. 349, 276.

n. 6; called Irish Eclogues,' 340; Gold-
Colet, Dean, iii. 317 n. 4.

smith praises them, 339 11. 2, 340 11. I; pre-
COLLEGE OF PHYSICIANS, Censors, ii. 60 ferred to Odes, 340 1. 1; republished as
12. 8, 249; Crounian lecture, iii. 415 n. 8; Oriental Eclogues, 335 n. 6; written at
Dryden's funeral, i. 392 N. 1, 486; Fellows, ii. Winchester, 340 n. 1; piety, 338, 339 ;
236; scheme for giving free advice to poor, Poems, reprinted, 341 n. 6; poetic imagina-
57-60.

tion, 337, 341 n. 6; poverty, 335, 338;
Collier, Jeremy, attacks the drama, i. 401, Queen's College, Oxford, commoner of, 334;
ii. 126 n. 3, 219-23, 241; citizens in comedy, Salmon's Modern History, reads, 340 n. 1;
236 n. 6; Congreve's Double Dealer, 217 school exercises, 334; studied to live, 337;
n. 5; C.'s Love for Love, 223; C.'s Old table and bottle, snatched relief from, 341;
Bachelor, 214 n. 4; C. and Vanbrugh reply temperate in eating and drinking,' 341 n. 1;
to him, 214, 222; C.'s Way of the World, Testament, only book on travels, 339; Thom-
sneered at in, 222 n. 2; controversy, formed son's Seasons and Pope's Pastorals, 284 n. I;
for, 220; Defence of the Short View, 222 11. 3 ; Thomson and Warton, 282 12. 2; tragedies,
Dryden, attacks on, i. 364 n. 3, 401 n. 5, planned several, 335; travels to dispel de-
403 n. 5, ii. 222; D.'s reply, i. 401; D.'s pression, 339; Wartons, the, visited by, 340;
Miscellany, ii. 83 n. 10; Dorsey, attacks, 221 wasted his property, 334 1. 9; Winchester
n. 4; 'fierce and implacable Non-juror,' 220; College, 334, 340 11. 1; Wordsworth praises
Hazlitt's and Leigh Hunt's criticisms, 220 him, 341 n. 6; quotations, Epistle to
n. 5, 223 n. I; "horse-play of his raillery,' i. Hanmer, 335 12. 5, 338 n. 2 ; Ode on the death
401, ii. 221 11. 2; Macaulay, praised by, 220 of Thomson, 294 1. 4; Ode to Fear, 337 11.4,
11. 5, 221 n. 1; Short View of the English 341 n. 5; Ode to Pity, i. 241 1. 3, iii. 341 n. 5.
Stage, 220 ; ‘spoilt the stage,' 223 n. 1. COLLITON, Mrs., Earl Rivers's mistress, ii.

COLLINS, William, the poet's father, iii. 334. 326 n. 3.
COLLINS, William, academic studies and COLMAN, George, the elder, Gay's Polly,

n. 2;

CONGLETON,

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revived, ii. 279 n. 2; Ode to Oblivion and
Obscurity, iii. 437; Savage's Sir Thomas
Overbury, revived, ii. 341 1. 3.

COLONIES, ii. 393.
COMBER, Dr. Thomas, Master of Trinity
College, Cambridge, i. 4.
COMMINS, Eustace, ii. 138.
COMMON READER, finally decides claims
to poetical honours, iii. 441.
COMPOSITION, methods of, iii. 218.
COMPTON, Henry, Bishop of London, i.
301, ii. 35, iii. 252.
COMPTON, Sir Spencer, afterwards Earl of
Wilmington, Broome, praised by, iii. 80 n. 1;
Thomson's patron, 284, 285; Young's fourth
Satire dedicated to him, 372.
Comus of Erycius Puteanus, i. 92 1, 4.

CONCANEN, Matthew, iii. 166, 260 n. 2,
413 n. 4.

ii.

49.
CONGREVE, Richard, the poet's grand-
father, ii. 212.

CONGREVE, William, Addison and Halifax,
ii. 84; A.'s lines on him, 226 n. 2 ; A.'s Ode to
William II1, 127 n. 6; Amendments upon
Mr. Collier's False and Imperfect Citations,
322 n. 1; anecdote, 221 n. 5; Art of Pleas-
ing; 233; author, early an, 213;
gar's Opera, couplet imitated in, 234 n. 2;
shown to him, 376; birth, &c., 212;
Birth of the Muse, 232 ; Blackmore, attacked
by, i.402; B., mutual praise, ii. 241 ; Blenheim,
celebrated, 186 n. 2; blindness, 224 n. 3, 227;
carriage accident, 227; Collier controversy,
214, 219–23; commissioner for licensing
coaches, 215; commissioner for wine licences,
215 n. 8; companion, agreeable, 224 n. 2;
contemporary writers, honoured by, 226;
cuckoo in August, 228 n. 1: customs, place
in, 215; death, 227; dedications to him, 226;
Doris, 233 ; Double Dealer, 217, 323 n. 1;
Dryden's character, describes, i. 394, 483;
D., defended against Addison, ii. 120; D.'s
Epistle to him, 224 n. 2; D., line borrowed
from, 232; D.'s intended monument, i. 393 ;
D., praises, 456; D., recommended by, ii.
215; D.'s variety, i. 469 n. 4; D.'s Virgil, ii.
226 n. 2 ; early genius, 219; easy writing,
8 n. a; 'friendly Congreve,' 224 n. 2; Garth,
praises, 241 n. 3; Gay's lines on him, 224
n. 2, 231 n. 4; .genteel comedy,' 228 n. 3;
Goldsmith, praised by, 228 n. 3; goat, 227;
Halifax, his patron, 215, 217, 225; Harley,
protected by, 225; Haymarket Theatre,
manager of, 224 n. 1; Hazlitt's criticisms,
216 n. 4, 230 n. 1; Horace, imitations of,
233; Hunt's, Leigh, criticisms, 214 n. 2,
216 n. 3, 318 n. 6, 219 n. 1, 223 n. 6, 228
1. 2, 233 n. 8; Ilam, visits, 212 n. 3; Iliad,
translations, iii. 205 n. 6; Impossible Thing,
ii. 264 n. 3; Incognita, 214; Judgement of
Paris, 224 n. 1; jump, great, 227 n. 1;
Kilkenny School, 213; Lamb's praise, 218

n. 5, 222 n. 5; Lincoln's Inn Fields Theatre,
218 n. 6; literary indolence, 225; literature,
226; Love for Love, 218, 323; Macaulay's
criticisms, 223 n. 6, 230 n. I ; man of fashion,
rather than of wit, would be thought, 226;
Marlborough, friendship and legacy to younger
Duchess of, 227; Memoirs of Congreve, 212
n. 5; Middle Temple, 213; Miscellaneous
Poems, 225, 234; monument, 212, 227;

Mourning Bride, acted, 218; tomb scene,
329; “tuneful nonsense,' iii. 397 n. 7;
Mourning Muse of Alexis, ii. 217 n. 6, 230;
Ode on Mrs. Arabella Hunt, 232; Ode for
St. Cecilia's Day, 232; official salaries, 326;
Old Batchelor, 212, 214, 216, 236 n. 6; Ou-
denarde, song on, 225 n. 2; parties, lived
with men of all, iii. 205 n. 6; Pindaric
madness, cured, ii. 234; pipe office, place in,
215; - PLAYS, characters fictitious and
artificial,' 228; ch., wicked, 222 n.5; dialogue,
328; likely to live, 234; pleasure in alliance
with vice, 222; plots, improbable, 216 n. 5;
P., 'soon puzzle,' 219 n. 1; written before
twenty-eight, 219 n. 6;

poems, never
quoted, 234; Pope's Iliad, dedicated to him,
226, iii. 205; his two lines in it, 205 n. 6;
present, when read to Halifax, 126; powers
desert him off stage, ii. 229; Prologue for
John Dryden Jr., i. 393 n. 6; Queen Mary
at his plays, ii. 217; reads plays badly, 215;
Rowe's Biter, 69 n. 4; Secretary to Jamaica,
215 n. 8, 225; Semele, 224 n. 1; Shake-
speare, compared with, 229 n. 2; Sheridan,
compared with, 238 n. 3;'sits smiling at
the goal,' 224 n. 1; song for Southerne's
Maid's Last Prayer, 214 n. 6; Southey,
criticized by, 332 n. 5; stage, leaves the,
224; Steele's dedications to him, 226 n. 3;
S., praised by, 216 n. 4, 222 n. 4, 233;
sweetness of manners,' 224 n. 2; Swift's
lines on him, 215 n. 8, 226 n. 2 ; see Swift;
Tale of a Tub, iii. 51_n. I; Tatler, con-
tributed to, ii. 224; Tories, retained in
places by, 225; Translations, 233; Trinity
College, Dublin, 213; Verses to Lady Gethin,
233; Voltaire on his plays, 328 n. 3; V.,
visited by, 226; Walpole gives him a place, 215
n. 8; Way of the World, 223; Westminster
Abbey, 227; Whig, always a, 225; William
III, his hero, 231; wit, his, 228; Young's
lines on him, 224 n. 1; quotations,
Birth of the Muse, 232 ; Epilogue to the
Way of the World, 217 n. 4; Epistle to
Halifax, 234.n. I; Fudgement of Paris, 234
n. 2; Mourning Bride, 219 n.5,229; Mourn.
ing Muse of Alexis, 230; Ode to Will. III,
231, 232, 299 n. 1; Of Pleasing, 233 n. 10,
241 n. 3; Tears of Amaryllis, 231 ; Verses
to Lady Gethin, 233 n. 7.

CONGREVE, William, the poet's father, ii.
212, 213
CONINGSBY, iii. 344.
CONINGSBY, Thomas, Earl, ii. 191, 192.

iii. 93

CONINGTON, Professor John, Dryden's Vir- Buckingham, befriended by, 16; burial, 17;
gil, i. 454 n. 2; Pitt's Aeneil, iii. 279 1. 4; 'business,' denounces, 8 n. 1; character of
Pope's Iliad, 276; P.'s Imitations of Horace, writing not his own,' 56; Charles II, praised
247 11. I ; P.'s Sisyphus and the stone' and by, 17; Chaucer, no taste for, 2 12.4; Chert-
Johnson's parody, 231 n. 4; Tickell's Iliad, sey, 16, 17, 126 n. 6; Chronicle, 'unrivalled
ii. 309 11. 6.

and alone,' 37; C.,'centum amicas enumerat,'
Conjunctive, ii. 171 n. 7.

6 n. 8; Clarendon, praised by, 56, 58 1. 3 ;
Conversation, i. 398 12. 3.

Coleridge's criticisms, 21 11. 3, 42 n. 4, 56 n. 1,
Conway, Edward, second Viscount, i. 260, 69; College, imaginary, 99; commodious
263, 264, 266.

allusions,' 33; company, his own, the worst
Cooke, Thomas, Battles of the Poets, ii. in the world, 16 11. 5; comparisons and allu-
362 11. 1.

sions, far-fetched, 29; Complaint, 14 ; com-
COOPER, John Gilbert, ii. 127 1. 1.

pliance with men in power, 10; conceits
COOPER, Samuel, the painter, i. 202, drawn from recesses of learning, 23; c. slight
COOPER, M., the bookseller, iii. 443. and trifling, 28 ; C., verses polluted with, 52;
COPYRIGHT, Act of Queen Anne, i. 324 C., warmth of soul shines through, 20 n. 2;
n. 3; Donaldson v. Becket and Millar v. c., 333 ; Constantia and Philetus, 4; con-
Taylor, iii, 284 n. 3.

tentment on £500 a year, 67; contractions,
CORBET, Andrew, of Shropshire, ii. 80. rugged and harsh, 60; conversation, 64;
CORBET, Mrs., Pope's epitaph, iii. 262. Cooley,' 5 1. 1; court, the, neglected by,
CORBETT, Sir Uvedale, iii. 262 n. 1. 13, 207 ». 5;.C., weary of, 15; Cowley's
CORK, Mary, Countess of, ii. 312 11. 5. verse keeps fair Orinda young,' 238 n. 8;

CORNEILLE, Cinna, i. 474 11. 2; Le Cid critical abilities,' 38; Cromwell, verses on
and Richelieu, ii, 102; Pompey, i. 471 n. 4. death of, 10, 11; Cutter of Coleman Street,
CORNISH, Alderman Henry, i. 265 11. 3. 13 n. 3, 14, 42 n. 2, 66; Davenant, verses
CORNWALLIS, Charles, third Baron, ii. 436. to, 38; Davideis, Addison, quoted by,
CORNWALLIS, Charles, first Earl, iii. 80. 49 n. 3; affections never moved, 55; allu.
CORRECTION OF COMPOSITIONS, ii. 243. sions, 52; characters, 54, 55; date of com-
CORRECTNESS, in verse, i. 235, ii. 145, 208, position, 4; Dryden borrows from it, 49 11. 5,

354; D.'s commendation,63; Gabriel's dress,
CORSHAM, ii. 235.

53; hemistichs, 63 ; 'implex fable,' 54; 'in-
Cory, William Johnson, iii. 82 n. 1. ferences instead of images,' 51; monosyllabic
COSMO DE' MEDICI, iii. 194 11. I, 335 n. 5. lines, 61; neglected, 49; notes to it, 38, 54
COTTEREL, Sir Charles, Poliarchas of n. 2; Rymer praises it, 49 n. 4, 55; sacred
Orinda's Letters, i. 238 n. 8.

subject, 49; Tasso's Gerusalemme Liberata,
COTTINGTON, Lord, i. 261 n. 2.

compared with, 55 ; unfinished, 49; wit and
COTTON, Charles, i. 323.

learning squandered on it, 55; death,
Cotton, Sir John, of Madingley, Cam- 17; ' deciduous laurel,' 56 ; Denham's lines
bridge, iii. 76.

on him, 56, 80, iii. 66 n. 2; diction, i. 58 ;
Couplets, i. 81, 419, 443, ii. 209.

Digby, Sir Kenelm, dedication to, 4; Doctor
COURTHOPE, William John, editor of Pope's of Physic, 10, 11 ; Donne, borrows from, 57;
Works, metaphysical poets,' i. 69 ; Pope's D., his model, 58; dramatic composition,

Atossa,'iii. 272; P.'s Characters of Women, hints on, 411; ‘Dream of a shadow,' 7 n. 1;
175 n. 3; P.'s lines to Thomson, 291 n. 9; Dryden's criticisms, 18 n. 2, 47 n. 4, 58 n. 6,
Pi's Pastorals, 225 n. I ; P.'s Prologue to the 63; Duke of York's Theatre, share in, 66;
Satires, 246 n. 4.

education, sordid and hospital-like,' 86 n. 8;
COURTNEY, Lady Frances, Roscommon's Elegy on Crashaw, 39; Elegy on, Hervey,
wife, i. 232.

36, 163; Elegy on Wotton, 36, 57; English,
COURTNEY, Mr. W. P., ii. 314 11. 3.

pure and genuine, 21 n. 3; Essays, 64;
Court OF DELEGATES, ii. 28 n. 2.

Evelyn, visited by, 16 n. 1; Falkland, obtains
COURT OF THE MARCHES, i. 203.

notice of, 6; F., verses to, 36 ; 'familiar and
Cousin, iii. 326.

festive, greatest in the,' 40; filial gratitude,
Cowley, Abraham, adaptations of ancient 2; France, residence in, 6, 8, 10, 11; Gibbon,
poetry, i. 224 1. 1; Addison's Account of | quoted by, 12 n. 2 ; 'God the first garden
English Poets and Spectator, 41 n. 5; Against made,' 12 n. 2 ; grammar rules, could not
Hope, 33 ; agricultural colleges, anticipates, retain, 3, 65; Gray's criticisms, 35 n. 2, 68;
12 n. 1; Alexandrines, 63, 466 n. 4, 467; Grotius, copied, 57; Guardian, The, 're-
American plantations, plans retirement to, peated' at Cambridge, 5; G., fitted for stage
10; Anacreontiques, 39, 40; 'Anglorum as Cutter of Coleman Street, 14; Heleonora,'
Pindarus,' 18 n. 2; arrested and imprisoned, 6 n.8; Horace, Epis. i. 2. 40, version of, 62 ;
9; Barn-elms, 16; beloved by every Muse,' Hume's criticism, 59 n. 1 ; Hymn to Light,
64; Bentley, imitated by, 38; birth, &c., i, ii. 301; hyperboles, enormous and disgusting,
2; borrowed little, 56; botany, studies, 12; i. 27; indelicate and disgusting, sometimes,

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32; Jersey, lines from, 38; Johnson, line Vanessa, 40 n. 3 ; 'tenderness and innocent
altered by, 461; Jonson, obligation to, 58; gaiety,' 16 n. 4; translation freed from ser.
just estimate of own performances, 39; vility, 64, 373, 422 ; Trinity College, Cam-
Juvenilia, 'lisp'd in numbers,' 3; J., alone bridge, 4, 5, 65; triplets, 63, 466 n. 4;
genuine, iii. 91; J., Pope's compared with, Tuke's Adventures of Five Hours, i. 15
87; Lamb, praised by, i. 20 n. 2, 64 m. 2; n. 2; Verses on the government of Cron-
L., phrase borrowed by, 37 n. 3 ; ' language well, 63; versification, 59-63; weakness on
not always pure,' 58 n. 6; Latin poems, 12, ill success, 14; Westminster Abbey, 17;
13, 66; learned puerilities,' 3; learning, 56, Westminster School, 3, 4, 65; What he
416; lease of queen's lands, 16, 67; letters, wrote was all his own, 56; Who now reads
to Arlington, 8; 1. to Sprat, 16; love, only Cowley ?', 18 n. 2; Wood, praised by, 18
once in, 6; 1., poets must pay some duties to,

n. 7;

quotations, Anacreontiques, 23,
6; 1. verses, 6, 7, ii. 202; Love's Riddle, i. 4; 39 n. 4; Conplaint, 8 n. 1,13 n. 4, 14 n. 5;
loyalty, 5, 9, 11, 13; melancholy,' 14; Davideis, 26, 27 n. 6, 28 n. I, 29 n. 3, 49
metaphysical poet, criticized as, 19-35; m. p., nn., 50, 50 nn., 51 (3), 52 (7), 52 n. 3,
best and last of the race, 35; Milton borrows 53 (3), 54, 54 n. 3, 58, 60, 61 (3), 62 (5), 354;
from him, 58; M., favourite poet with, 56, Dedication to Love's Riddle, 4 n. 5; Dedica-
154; mind capacious and replenished by tion to Naufragium Joculare, 4 n. 7; Mis-
study, 55; Miscellanies, 35-9; mixed wit,' tress, 8 n. 2, 23 n. 2, 23 n. 3, 25 (4), 27 n. 5,
41; mother's solicitation, 2, 3;

- Mistress,

28 n. 2, 29 n. 1, 29 n. 2, 30 (2), 31, 32 (3),
published, 6; 'airy nothing,' 7; conceits, 41; 33 (2), 57, 67. ESSAYS IN VERSE AND
no lover will commend it,

40; 'plays round PROSE, Claudian's Old Man of Verona, 12
the head,' 42; passage borrowed from Donne, n. 2; The Garden, 12 n. 2, 16 n. 6; Of
57; Preface, 6; · Motto, 35 n. 2 ; Muse, Solitude, 16 n. 5; Ode upon Liberty, 60;
45, 46; Naufragium Joculare, 4; neglected Horace Epis., 62. MISCELLANIES, Prologue
in eighteenth century, 18 n. 2, 214 n. 2; to the Guardian, 5 n. 1; Tree of Knowledge,
Nemean Ode, 43; noble lines, 59; Ode on 23; To a Lady who made Poesies for Rings,
Wit, 36; Ode upon His Majesty's Restora- 24; Friendship in absence, 27 n. 4; Motto,
tion, 13; Odes'imparted to English numbers,' 35 n. 2 ; Of Wit, 36; On the Death of Mr.
64; Oldham's lines on him, 13 n. 4; Olympic William Hervey, 37 nn., 65, 163 n. 5; On
Ode, 43, 44; Oxford, sheltered at St. John's the Death of Mr. Crashaw, 39 n. 2, iii. 329
College, 5; O., doctor of physic at, II; n. 7 ; On the Death of Sir Henry Wotton, i.
pathetic, never, 56 ; philosophical allusions, 57 M. I, ii. 12 n. 5; Use of Reason, i. 38;
285 n. T; Pindarić Odes, 42-8, ii. 32; In Imitation of Horace, i. 5, 28 n. 4; Ode to
Poems, 1656 edition, i. 9; 'poesy,' defines, the Royal Society, ii. 39. PINDARIC ODES,
6 n. 8; Poetical Blossoms, 3 n. 6, 4 n. I; Life and Fame, i. 7 1. I; To Dr. Scar.
Pope borrows from him, 39 n. 2 ; P., com- borough, 9 n. 3; Second Olympic, 43, 44; First
pared with, 40 n. 2; P.'s Imit. Hor. Epis. Nemean, 44; Resurrection, 44 n. 4, 45 n.!;
18 n. 2; Pi's Windsor Forest, 17 n. 7; Muse, 45, 46; To the New Year, 46; Ode
posthumous fame, poet's happiness in, 10 to Mr. Hobbes, 461 n. 1.

. 2; praised and neglected too much, 18; CowPER, Lord Chancellor, ii. 163,164, iii. 19.
Prefaces, 38 ; 'profane and lascivious verses,' COWPER, Mary, Countess, Comedies, ii.
42; Puritan and Papist, 5; pursues thoughts 221 n. 5; Congreve and Prince of Wales, 225
to last ramifications, 45; Pyramus and n. 2 ; Duchess of Monmouth, 268 n. 2.
Thisbe, 4; Reason, 38; Rehearsal, helps in, COWPER, William, Addison's satire, ii. 125
282 ; ' representative versification,' 61; 're- n. 4; authors and critics, i. 410 n. 6; Black-
publicans and Oliverians,' speaks for, 9 n. 4; more's Creation, ii. 244 n. 1; blank verse,
retirement, wish for, 10; retires to country, i. 75 nr. 6, 192 n. 8, 200, iii. 238 n. 3 ; b.v.,
15, 16 n. 5; rhymes, on unimportant words, superior to Thomson's, 298 n. 7; Dryden and
60; Rochester's epigram, 18 n. 2, 221 n. 3 ; Pope, 222 n. 6; D.'s genius and carelessness,
R.'s favourite poet, 221; royal correspondence, i. 464 n. 5; Garth, borrows from, ii.j63 n. 6;
conducts, 6; Royal Society, 11; sacred genius, definition of, i. 2 n. 5; 'God made
poetry, 50 11. I; St. Albans, Earl of, be- the country,' 12 n. 2; Gray's letters, iii. 431
friended by, 13 n. 4, 16 ; 'Savoy-missing,' 13, n. 7; G.'s sublimity, 439 n. 4; Homer, 110
15; Scarborough, Dr., 9, 11 ; Scotch treaty, n. 1, 112 n. 2, 117 n. 3, 275, 276; Johnson on
8; secretary to Jermyn, 6, 8; selection, Lycidas, i. 164 n. 2 ; J. on pastoral poetry, 97
negligent or unskilful, 55; sentiments, his

Lives of the Poets, Arbuthnot, the
own, 56; small house and large garden,' only man, iii. 273; Collins, only religious
67; Smith imitates him, ii. 12; Spenser, poet, 339 n. 3; Milton, i. 84 n. 1; Watts,
early delight in, i. 2; Sprat, his friend, editor iii. 310 n. 3; Loss of the Royal George,
and biographer, 1, ii. 33 ; S.'s Hist. of Royal i. 434 n. 2 ; Milton's Elegies, translations of,
Society, 39; see SPRAT; sublime, rarely, i. 56; 86 n. 6, 89 nn., 90 1. 7; M.'s Epitaphium
Swift's Battle of the Books and Cadenus and Damonis, 97 n. 9; M.'s fine ear, 191 1. 4;

n. 9;

i. 268 n. 7.

n. 3.

M.'s L'Allegro and Penseroso, 165 n. 3; M.'s by Barke, ib.; Y.'s Life, praised by Boswell,
Paradise Lost, written with 'immense labour,' ib.; Johnson's alterations, ib., 393.
2 n. 5; terrified by it, 181 n. 5; poets in CROFTS, William, Lord, Duke of Mon.
lower rank of life, ii. 180 n. 3; Pope's Iliad mouth in his charge, i. 278 n. 2; embassy to
and bells of rhyme, iii. 238 n. 3; P.'s Poland, 73; Waller's rival in rich match,
Letters, 157 n. 3; P., lines on, 248 n. 4;

252, 278.
P.'s mercy to others,' 241 n.6; P.'s imitators, CROFTS, Mr., see CROFTS, Lord.
248 n. 4; Prior's Alma and Hudibras, ii. CROMWELL, Elizabeth, the Protector's aunt,
205 n.3 ; P.'s familiar style,' 211 n. 3; P.'s
Henry and Emma, 203 n. 1; P.'s mythology, CROMWELL, Henry, 'critic and poet,' ac-
202 n. 9; P.'s Solomon, 206 n. 1 ; religious count of him, iii. 92 n. 3; Gay's What d'ye
poetry, iii. 310 n. 2 ; Rodney'a Methodist,' call it, ii. 271; Pope's correspondence, iii.
330 n. 3; Swift's letters, 431 n. 7; Thom- 92, 93, 145
son's description of nature, 301 n. 1 ; touch CROMWELL, Sir Henry, the Protector's
and retouch, to, secret of good writing, grandfather, i. 249 n. 4.
321 n. 2; translated forty lines a day, 117 CROMWELL, Oliver, Charles II, compared

with, i. 271; commenced monarch,' 115;
Cox, Bessy; ii. 199 n. 4, iii. 274.

Cowley, bespattered by, 11 n. 3; discourses
CRABB, an Oxford wit, ii. 304 n. I

in cant of the times,' 269 ; lucky day, ii. 218;
CRABBE, Rev. George, composition, best Milton's Defensio Secunda, i. 118; refuses
season for, i. 136 n. 1; Wesley's preaching, the Crown, 270 ; 'versed in ancient history,'
39 1. 4.

269 ; verses on his death by Waller, Dryden,
CRADOCK, Joseph, Dryden's Oedipus, re- and Sprat, 270, 334, 425, ii. 32; Waller,
vised, i. 362 n. 5; Milton's Euripides, 154. familiar converse with, 269.

CRADOCK, Dr. Zachary, Provost of Éton, i. CROMWELL, Richard, i. 125.
274.

CROTCH, Dr. William,

ii, 234 n. 3.
CRAGGS, Miss, iii. 76 n. 5.

CROUNE, William, M.D., iii. 415 n. 8.
CRAGGS, James, the younger, Secretary of CROUSAZ, Jean Pierre de, account of him,
State, Addison's death-bed dedication to him, iii. 164, 165; Essay on Man, censured, 164,
ii. 118; Fenton, instructed by, 259; Gay, 167.
gives South Sea stock to, 273; old Peter Le CROWNE, John, 'borrowed play,' iii. 314
Neve's epitaph on him, iii. 259 n. 4; Pope n. 4; Dryden's jealousy, i. 396 n. 3; D.,
and Addison, common friend of, 132 ; Pope's set up against, 370 n. 7; Hierusalem, ib.;
Epistle to Addison, 260 n. 2 ; P.'s epitaph, Settle's Empress of Morocco, 342 n. 5.
259; P., offers to procure pension for, 118; CRUMPTON, Mr., schoolmaster at Solihul,
P.'s South Sea stock, 137 n. 2; South Sea
scheme, involved in, 260 n. 1; Tickell re- CUMBERLAND, Richard, iii. 443.
commended by Addison to his patronage, CUMBERLAND, William, Duke of, ii. 274.
ii. 310; Westminster Abbey, iii. 259, 260 Curiosa felicitas, iii. 236 n. 1.

CURIOSITY, ii. 113 n. 5, 371 1. I.
CRAGGS, James, the elder, Postmaster- CURLL, Edmund, convicted of publishing
General, iii. 259 n. 4, 260 n. 1.

obscene pamphlets, iii. 155 N. 2; industry in
CRAIG, James, the architect, Thomson's preserving national remains, ib.; Halifax's
nephew, iii. 281 n. 5.

Works and Life, ii. 41 n. 1; Key to the
CRASHAW, Richard, Cowley's Elegy on Dunciad, advertised, iii. 146 n. 4; new terror
him, i. 39; Epitaph on Mr. Ashton, iii. 267 of death,' 155 n. 2; pilloried, ib.; Pope's
1. 5; Marino, his model, i. 69; meta- Letters, published, 93, 145, 155, 156; P.'s
physical poet,' 68 ; omitted in Lives of the Sober Advice, 276 ; prosecuted in House of

Poets, 22 n. 4; ‘poet and saint,' 39 n. 2, iii. Lords, 155; Rochester's poems, i. 223 n. 2;
329; Pope borrows from him, 267, 269 n. 3; Savage and Steele, causes quarrel between, ii.
P.'s criticism, i. 69.

333 n. 2; Young's Works, his edition of, iii.
CRAWLEY, Mr. Justice, i. 256, 281.

364, 370.
CREECH, Thomas, Dryden and his Horace, Cust, Francis Cockayne, K.C., ii. 375 n. 1,
i. 396 ; Juvenal's thirteenth Satire, translated, 376 n. 1, 440.
447.
CRISP, Sir Nicholas, i. 261, 263.

DACIER, Madame, translation of Homer, iii.
Critical Review, account of it, iii. 452 n. 2 ; 114, 115
Lyttelton praised in it, 452, 453 n. 2.

DAGGE, Mr., Keeper of Newgate, Bristol,
Critics, iii. 91 n. 5.

ii. 420 n. 2, 423, 424 n. 1, 429.
CROFT, Rev. Sir Herbert, Bart., account of Daily Courant, ii. 385, 386 n. I.
him, iii. 361 n. 1; Chatterton's papers, ib.; Daily Journal, ii. 346 n. 1, iii. 146 n. 4.
exchanged bar for church, 393; Family Dis- Daily Post, ii. 346 11. I, 350 n. 2, 354 11. 2.
courses, 361 n. 1; Young's Life, described Daisied, iii. 434 n. 2.

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