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Nairne, Colonel, his garden and
Navigation in coast waters, im-
Ness, Loch, beauty of, 103.
Newspaper, Johnson delighted to
Newton, Sir Isaac, if he had ap-
Nightcap, to wear or not to
North, Lord, his fund of natural
North Pole, Phipps's voyage dis-
North Wales, a journey into, 375-
Oak stii-k, Johnson's, 7 ; Homeric,
Oat cakes of graddaned meal, 135.
Oath, a man will say what he will
Oban, Johnson reaches, 299.
Occupation, hereditary, customary
Ode on the ls!e of Sky, Johnson's,
Ogden on Prayer, Johnson reads
O'Kane, the famous Irish Harper,
Ombersley, the only place where
Orde, Lord Chief Baron, 15 n.
Oriental gardening, account of, by
Origin of evil, the, discussed by
Ormond, the Duke of, his expedi-
Orrery, all the Lords,were authors,
202 n.; description of one of
Ossian, Johnson avers his disbelief
Ostig, pleasant reception at, 228;
Oughton, Sir Adolphus, his learn-
Paley, Archdeacon, on submission
Parker, John, of Brownsholme,
Parliament House, Edinburgh,
Parson, the painful humility of a
Patagonia, giants said to have
Paternoster, an Italian inquires
Patronage of authors, Johnson
Peas, Mrs. Thrale's young, 387.
Peers, the House of, and the
Pembroke, the Earl of, his ' Mili-
Penmaen Mawr, the road over to
Pennant, W., his works defended
Percival, Lady Catharine, John-
Percy, Bishop, his stream of anec-
Peregrinity, a, of dialect, 101.
Peter the Great, his mistake shown
Piazzas, the, in Elgin, 88.
Pistol. "If his pistol misses fire,
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.