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Nairne, Colonel, his garden and
grotto, 51.

Navigation in coast waters, im-
portance of in Arctic regions,
201 n.

Ness, Loch, beauty of, 103.

Newspaper, Johnson delighted to
find his '- Caledonian Mercury,"
at Inchkenneth, 280.

Newton, Sir Isaac, if he had ap-
plied to poetry would have made
a fine epic poem. 21.

Nightcap, to wear or not to
wear t 231.

North, Lord, his fund of natural
humour, 356.

North Pole, Phipps's voyage dis-
cussed. 201.

North Wales, a journey into, 375-

Oak stii-k, Johnson's, 7 ; Homeric,
fil; lost, or as Johnson said,
stolen as timber, 275.

Oat cakes of graddaned meal, 135.

Oath, a man will say what he will
not swear, 340.

Oban, Johnson reaches, 299.

Occupation, hereditary, customary
in the Highlands, 92.

Ode on the ls!e of Sky, Johnson's,
123; to Mrs. Thrale, 126; on
Inch Kenneth, 282, 283.

Ogden on Prayer, Johnson reads
in Boswell's house, 16; discussed,
24; praised, 50; Johnson reads
aloud o^e of his sermons, 304;
extract from. 304.

O'Kane, the famous Irish Harper,

Ombersley, the only place where
Johnson had as much fruit as he
wished, 39* n.

Orde, Lord Chief Baron, 15 n.

Oriental gardening, account of, by
Sir \V. Chambers, 152.

Origin of evil, the, discussed by
Johnson, 319.

Ormond, the Duke of, his expedi-
tion in 1719, 110.

Orrery, all the Lords,were authors,

202 n.; description of one of
them, 203.

Ossian, Johnson avers his disbelief
in, 337; he thinks it would be
easy to write in that style if
once you begin, 337; Scott's
notes on, 132, 206.

Ostig, pleasant reception at, 228;
Juhnson'sletter to Macleodfrom,

Oughton, Sir Adolphus, his learn-
ing and agreeable manners, 29,
96; signs the articles of capitu-
lation with the Macraes, 112.

Paley, Archdeacon, on submission
to government, 169; in sup-
port of the Christian revelation,
169 n.

Parker, John, of Brownsholme,

Parliament House, Edinburgh,
visited by Johnson, 25.

Parson, the painful humility of a
poor Welsh, 394.

Patagonia, giants said to have
been found there, 337.

Paternoster, an Italian inquires
who is the author of it? 95.

Patronage of authors, Johnson
thinks, an evil now obsolete, 42.

Peas, Mrs. Thrale's young, 387.

Peers, the House of, and the
House of Commons, 77.

Pembroke, the Earl of, his ' Mili-
tary Equitation,' 102.

Penmaen Mawr, the road over to
Bangor described, 388 n.

Pennant, W., his works defended
by Johnson, 186.

Percival, Lady Catharine, John-
si in's description of, as " nothing,"
"like sour small beer," 390.

Percy, Bishop, his stream of anec-
dotes, 218.

Peregrinity, a, of dialect, 101.

Peter the Great, his mistake shown
by Johnson, 213.

Piazzas, the, in Elgin, 88.

Pistol. "If his pistol misses fire,
he knocks you down with the

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butt end of it," said of Johnson

in argument, 251. Pistols, Johnson provides himscl'

with, but leaves them in Mrs.

Boswell's care, 37. Pitcairne, Dr. Archibald, his

Latin poetry, 41. Pitt, Mr., " a meteor," 294. Planting, in Scotland, the era of,

352. Pleading, Johnson thought the

Scotch mode of, too vehement,

348. Polite, Johnson thinks himself a

very polite man, 316. Politeness enjoined, 61. Poole's Hole, near Buxton, 378. Pope, more sense in a line of

Cowley than in a page of Pope,

300; and Warburton assisted

each other, 60. Portraits, family, discussed, 184. Post chaise, Johnson's delight in

travelling in, 5. Post-chaise, Johnson travels to

Scotland in a, 5. Powerseourt, the French Lord,

rides for a wager, 216 n. Prayer, A, by Kobert Wisedome,

386 n. Precept and Practice, 176. Pretender, the Young, Boswell

will not call him so, 152; his

attempt discussed, 342; Sir

Walter Scott urged to write an

account of, ibid. n.; an account

of the escape of the, 154-65. Pride of family, Irish, Johnson

gives instances of, 225. Printing house, a, compared with

Virgil's description of the entrance to hell, 268. Pritchard, Mrs., the actress, 98. Professors, the Scotch, afraid to

speak in Johnson's company,

69. Property, the influence of, 40;

discussion on literary, 35. Pudding, Meditation on a, Johnson's parody, 305. Pulte-ney, a " paltry fellow," 294.

Punch, four bowls of, brewed at Corrichatachin, and Boswell's headache, 221.

Punch-bowl, the Macdonald's, 117.

Queen Elizabeth's Champion, an

old song, quoted by Johnson,

205. "Queeny," Johnson keeps the

account of her goats for her,

392. Quern, the, used in Sky, 219.

Baoine, Corneille, and Muliere " go round the world," 268.

Kasay, fine approach to, 132; ball at, 134; survey of, 136.

the Laird of, sends his

boats to take the travellers to Rasay, 129; correspondence with,concerning a passage in the Journey to the Western Islands, 356, 360.

Rattakin, difficult ride over the 113.

Reeds, Lincolnshire, the best foi thatching, 226.

Reid, Dr., the metaphysician. 321.

Relations, are "a man's ready friends," 81.

Beliquia Divi Andrea, an account of St. Andrews by Martin, 44.

Resolutions, Boswell's pious, 293.

Betirement from the world, 45.

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, "the most invulnerable man," 77.

Rlmdlan Castle, a noble ruin, 3S5.

Richardson, Johnson draws the character of, 344.

Riches, enormous advantage of, 87.

Riddock, Mr., Johnson borrows Massillon's Discourses from, 66.

Risk of the expedition to the Hebrides so late in the year, 270.

RiOer, Joseph, Boswell's Bohemian servant, 37.

Robertson, William, D.D., persuades Johnson to undertake the tour, 3, 4; spends Sunday evening with Johnson and Boswell, 18-23; thinks material ought to be collected for an account of the Young Pretender, 342.

Dr. James, Professor of

Oriental Languages in Edinburgh, 27.

Principal, takes Johnson to

visit the college, 27; compliments Johnson on his return to Edinburgh, 341.

Rorie More'shorn, 177; his glavmorc, or claymore, 178; his cascade, 181.

Rosedow, the seat of Sir James Colquhoun, visited, 316.

Koslin, visited, 349.

"Rovingamongthe Hebrides," 289.

Ruddiman, Mr. Thomas, schoolmaster at Lawrence Kirk, 56.

Sacheverel, his History of the Isle of Man, 292.

Sand, on the fixing of, artificially, 264.

Sayings, Johnson's, pleasant—a hit at Scotch learning, 27; compliment to Mr. Nairne, 37; the water of Leith, not Lethe, 38; "a morbid oblivion," 50; Sir Joshua Reynolds "invulnerable," if you should quarrel you will not know hoiv to abuse, 77; on laziness, " 1 have been trying to cure mine, all my life, and could not do it," 197; has a kindness for Derrick, 205;" Dear Sir, do not forget me," 219; Claudite jam rivos pucri, 238; '- the lady had no notion of a joke, came late into life, and had a mighty unpliable understanding," 254; "Consider, Sir, the value of such a piece of timber here!" said of his oak stick, 275; "nobody at times talks more laxly than I do," 306; "O, brave we !" 314; "Sir, I look upon myself as a very polite man," 316; "Here am I an Englishman, sitting by

a coal fire," 321; "Of two evils choosing the least," said when driven by troublesome companions to seek Boswell's company, 323; "You and I do not talk from books!" 329; describes Sir John Dalrymple's disappointment in fine historical style, 350; regrets he had not learned to play cards, 351. Sayings, Johnson's, rough—.' I smell you in the dark," 11; "Boswell's good veal an exception, not the rule," 18 ; on the Union, 26 ; " I give all these lectures on water, 47; " Sir, you are a bigot to laxness," 93; expatiated too strongly on the benefits of the Union, 99; a certain lady is as bud as negative badness can be, "such a woman might be cut out of a cabbage," 196; there was so much bad winein Scotland beforethe Union that people died of dropsies contracted in trying to get drunk, 212 ; life in a ship worse than life inajail,212; I see you have not been will taught, for you have not charity, 215; this comes of being a little wrong-headed, 231 ; a fellow who has a mind as narrow as the neck of a vinegar cruit, 231; "I saw what they called a wood, which 1 unluckily took for heath," 289; "Sir, are you so grossly ignorant of human nature, as not to know that a man may be very sincere in good principles, without having good practice?" 313; Johnny Home, with his earth gaping and destruction crying, 315; Mr. Harris, a coxcomb, 329; Sir l you know no more of our church than a Hottentot! 332; The noblest prospect a Scotchman ever sees, is the high road that leads him to London, 336; Edinburgh Castle would make a good prison in England, 336; "if you cannot talk better as a man, I'd have you bellow like a cow, 345."

Scalch, the Highland name for a dram served to the travellers on their arrival at Rasay, 134.

Scalpa, one of the Hebrides, 131.

Schools, public and private, compared, 64.

Sconser, dinner at the Inn at, 219.

Scotland, Johnson's prejudice against, 8; he rails at, 212.

Scott, Dr., accompanies Johnson from Newcastle to Edinburgh, 5.

Scott, Sir Walter, urged to write the history of the Pretenders attempt in 1745, 342; account of his death, 342 n.

—— his notes on the Tour to the Hebrides:—On the White Horse Inn, Edinburgh, 9; on Foote, 23; on Mr. Maclaurin, Lord Dreghorn, 33, 34; on Dr. Webster, 35; on Joseph Kilter, 37 ; on Mr. William Nairne, Lord Dunsinnan, 37; on a ruined fort in Inch Keitb, 39; on John, Viscount of Dundee, 41; on St. Rule's Chapel, 44; on Archbishop Sharp's monument, 47; on different trees in Scotland, 51; on the Leuchars, 52; on Hugh Blair, 58; on the puth round Buchan's Buller, 76; on Finnon haddocks, 84, 85; on Duncan's Monument, 90; on Cawdor Castle, 92; liruce, the Abyssinian traveller, 95; on the King's house and the General's hut, 104 n.; on the projected invasion of Scotland by Spain, 110; on a hypercritical remark, 111: on the Macraes, 111; and Mackenzies, 112; on Sir James Foulis, 119 ; twelve Highlanders and a bagpipe made a rebellion. 120; on the Ode to Sky, 126; on the tartan dress, 130; on spells and charms, 132; on the poems of u . 1:':'. 13-2 . on the

M'Cruslick, 134; on the human bones anciently preserved above ground and in churches, 137; on Flora Macdonald's signature, 150; anecdote of Lady Margaret Macdonald and the Prince of Wales, 154; on the keepsake given by the Chevalier to Dr. Macleod, 161; on Dunvegan, 188; and the exertions of Lady Macleod to improve it, 189; on the McCracs, 190; on Theophilus Insulanus, 191 ; on MacNeil of Barra, 193; on the story of Lady Grange, 193, 194; on Macleod's Maidens, 201 ; on an old ballad, 206; on O?sian°& poems, 206; on scarcity of cash in the islands, 216; on the Adventures of a Guinea, 235; on Henry Mackenzie'stales, 236; on. the risk of taking the tour at so late a season, 242, 270 ; on Johnson's unintentional fasting, 243; on a popular Highland air, 248; on the fixing of sand artificially, 264; on Macquarrie, 276; an ancient custom, 278; describing Inch Kenneth, 279; on Col's exploit, 286; Macquarrie's unwise hospitality, 287; M'Kinnon's Cave, 288; on some Highland clans, 296; on sheep's head for breakfast, 297; Sir Allan Maclean and his unpleasant neighbourhood, 298; on Eliz. Gunning, Duchess of Argyle, 307; on the authorship of some verses, 315; on pretty Funny's way, 323; on Lord Auchinleck, 333; on Lord Elibank, 335.

Seaforth, the Earl of, the insurrection in 1719 headed by him, ll0n.

Second sight, discussed, 132; belief in,common in the Highlands, 192 n.; Macquarrie, story of, 277 n.; Boswell's belief in, 339.

Sedley, Catharine, Countess of Dorchester, 33.

"See, Stella, her eyes shine as bright," 232.

Select society, the, in Edinburgh, 343; account of in Stewart's Life of Robertson, 343.

Servitorship, Johnson obtains one for young Macaulay, 95 n.

Seward, Miss, coolness between her and Johnson, 375.

Shakespeare, dispute about the spelling of his name, 96.

Sharp, James, Archbishop of St. Andrews, his monument, 47 n.; his great-granddaughter, 49.

Sheep's head, Johnson's disdain of, and Scott's defence of, 297, 298.

Sheitie, Johnson mounted on one, like the "great orator Littletony," 244.

Shenstone, Johnson thought he died of misery, 397.

Ship, life on a, compared with life in a jail, 212.

Shoes, Prince Charles Edward's old, sold for twenty guineas, 156.

Shuttlecock, fame is a, 348.

Sky, the island of, reached, 117; ode on the isle of, 123, 124; scarcity of cash in, 216; cottages in, 219 ; the quern used in, ibid; Johnson thinks the number of books he finds remarkable, 223; crooked spades used in, 223; Johnson takes leave of, 239.

Slains Castle. Johnson and Boswell visit, 73-80; fine situation of, 77.

Smith, Adam, his lectures on Rhetoric burned, 7; his letter extolling the character of Hume, 17 n.; note on the alleged meeting between him and Johnson at Glasgow, 322 n. app. 370.

Smollett, Commissary, Johnson's visit to, 318; his curious collection of newspapers, 319.

Dr. Tobias, Latin inscription

to, amended by Johnson 319, 320.

Snatch, a, in Sky means a very

good dinner, 226. Snuff and tobacco, much coveted

by Highlanders, 104. Solander, Dr., a Swedish Laplander, 285 n. Southwell, his stanzas upon the

Image of Death, 386. Spade, a crooked one used in Sky,

223. Spain projectedan invasion of Scotland in 1719, 110. Spence, the friend of Pope, a pretty

scholar, 274 n. Spinning, a girl, and singing,

Johnson quotes verses on, 91. Spurs, Johnson's, lost in the gale

near Rasay, 131. '' Stern o'er each bosom reason

holds her state,'' 299. St. Andrews visited, 41-52. St. Asaph visited, 382; the cathedral of, described, 382. St. Kilda, Lady Grange confined

there for several years, 193. St. Leonard's College at St.

Andrews, 42 n. St. Kide's Chapel, one of the most

ancient buildings in Great

Britain, 44. Stockings, at Aberdeen, problem

concerning them, solved by two

Scotch professors, 65. Storm encountered on leaving Sky,

239, 242. Strichen, remains of a Druids'Tern

pie near, 82.

Lord, a Scotch judge. 82 n.

Sunday, happy, at Inchkenneth,

281 ; at Aberdeen, 269 ; observance of, 51. 'Sunshine of the breast,' Gray's ex

pressian, quoted by Boswell. 128. Swift, Johnson's prejudice against,

28; compared with Addison and

Arbuthnot, 29. Syllabubs. Johnson regaled with,

at Auchnasheal, 111.

Table talk better than the French ana, 268.

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