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Peterborough, Lord, Memoirs of, iv.

224.
Petitions to Government, ii. 61.
Petrarch, J. finds copy of, in his

father's shop, i. 17.
Philips, Life of, iv. 45; his poem of
Cyder,” v. 53.

Miss, the singer, iv. 155.

-, the musician,epitaph on,i.76.
Philology, iii. 133.
Philosophers, ancient, iii. 7.
Philosophy, Bolingbroke's, remarks

on, i. 178.
Pillory, benefit of, iii. 211.
Piozzi, Signor, iv. 228 ; Mrs. (See

Thrale.)
Pitcairne, Dr., Latin poetry of, v.37.
Plain terms, advantage of using,

iii, 164.
Planting, iii. 139.
Players, J.'s prejudice against, i.

.
88; ii. 152, 259; iii. 123.
Plays, modern, remarks on, ii. 38.
Pleasure, different estimates of, iii.

164 ; pleasures of the table, re-

marks on, i. 272.
Plymouth, i 245.
Pococke, Dr., the orientalist, iv. 26;

Latin verses on, iii. 180.
Poems, temporary, J.'s contempt for,

iii. 213.
Poetry, J's early, i. 12-17; ballad,

iii. 105.
Poets' corner, Johnson and Gold-

smith visit, ii. 155.
“Poets, Lives of the," first 4 vols.

published, iii. 250 ; reprinted, iv.
111; completed, iv. 31; attacks
on, iv. 50.

to be seldom expected, v. 58.
Politeness of great consequence to

society, v. 55.
Political Economy, ii. 67.

parties, instructions to,v.18.
Polygamy, v. 171.
Poor, employment of, iv. 11; wages

of, iv. 126.
Pope, ii. 155, 216, 260; iii. 224;

iv. 14 ; J.'s translation of his
“Messiah,” i. 20; his opinion of
J.'s “ London,” i. 63 ; his recom-
mendation of J. to Earl Gower,
i. 65; his “Essay on Man,” iii.
269, 270 ; obnoxious stanzas in
his “ Universal Prayer," iii. 235;

his conversational powers, iv. 41;
Ruffhead's “Life of,” ii. 110; J.'s
· Life of,” iii. 232; iv. 38-42.
Voltaire's comparison between

Dryden and, ii. 11.
Popery, remarks on, ii. 70.
Porteous, Bishop, iii. 188.
Porter, anecdote of J. and the, iv.57.
Porter, Mr., i. 35 ; Mrs., i. 35, 40,

41; Lucy, J.'s stepdaughter, i. 5,
130; ii. 295; iii. 276; Letters to,
i, 193, 194; ii. 44, 247, 248 ; iii.
264 ; iv. 67, 104, 105, 158, 168,
179, 185.

, Mr., the younger, death of,
iv. 168.
Portmore, Lord, note to, from J.,

iv. 183.
Portrait-painting unsuitable for
women, ii. 232.

sitting for, iv. 11; portraits
of J., iv. 285 ; portraits valuable

in families, iv. 173.
Portree, v. 140.
Prayer, forms of, iv. 201.
“ Preceptor,” Dodsley's, i. 102.
Predestination, iv. 190.
Preferment, church, on what it de-

pends, ii. 227.
Prendergast, officer in Duke of

Marlborough's army, prophecy of

his own death, ii. 119.
Presbyterian Church not a real one,

ii. 69.
Priestly, Dr., iv. 162.
Primrose, Lady, v. 157.
Prince Charles Edward, narrative

of wanderings, v. 146-160.
Pringle, Sir John, iii. 40.
Prior, Matthew, J.'s attack on, ii.55;

J. defends his tales, iii. 129 ; his

translations from Pitcairne, v. 37.
Pritchard, Mrs., the actress, i. 106.
Prize-fighting, v. 181.
Profession, J.'s regret at having

none, iii. 208.
Pronunciation, purity of, ii, 107.
Property, literary remarks on, i. 253;

ii. 166.
Provincialism, J.'s, ii 297.
Prussia, Frederick King of, J.'s

opinion of as an author, i. 251;

memoirs of, i. 174.
Punning, J.'s dislike to, ii. 155;

iv. 215.

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RADCLIFFE, Dr., his travelling fel-

lowships, iv. 200.
Raleigh, Sir Walter, Ms. of, i. 124.

Rambler, the commencement of,
i. 110; character and style of, i.
113, 117-119; close of, i. 123;
reported translation into Russian,

iv. 189 ; index to, iv. 220.
Ramsay, Allan, his “Gentle Shep-
herd,” ii. 143.

(son of the poet),
painter to the king, his account of
Horace's villa, iii. 169; dinners at
his house, iii. 223, 257, 273; his

death, iv. 247.
Ranelagh, fine appearance of, ii. 111;

reflections on visiting, iii. 134.
Rank, distinctions of, beneficial, i.

255; men not naturally equal, ii.

15, 142.
Rasay, island of, J.'s visit to, v. 128;

Boswell's description of, 130-4.

(See Macleod.)
Rasselas, i. 194; iv. 88.
Ratakin, a high mountain in the

Highlands, v. 109.
Ray, Miss, trial of Hackman for

shooting, ii. 258.
Reading, extensive, advantageous,

ii. 232; iv. 22; little reading in
the world, iv. 151; read when
inclination prompts, iii. 25; on

reading well, iv. 143.
Rebellion not a mark of depravity,

v. 312; remarks on the rebellion

of 1745, v. 158.
“Rehearsal,” play by Duke of Buck-

ingham, ii. 111.
Relations, advantages of being on

good terms with, v. 73.
Religion, evidences of Christian, i.

229, 233; how often neglected, iv.

150; religious impressions, iv. 91.
Remembrance and recollection de-

fined, iv. 93.
Resurrection, remarks on the, iv.71.
Retirement from the world, v. 40.
Reviews, monthly and critical, well-

conducted, writers paid, iii. 19, 26;

iv. 149.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, his strong in-

terest in “Life of Savage, i. 87;
forms intimacy with J., 134'; his
portrait of J., ii. 93; price of his
portraits, i. 184; his benevolence,
iv. 99; his discourses to Royal
Academy, iii. 249; iv. 217; din-
ners at his house, iïi. 169, 213,
227; iv. 61; J.'s last request
to, iv. 280; letters from J.
to, i. 282; ii. 93, 97 ; iii. 51, 57;
iv. 116, 140, 152, 174, 233, 247;
his description of J.'s strange
gesticulation, i. 74.

Miss, iii. 215.
Rheumatism, recipe for, ii. 232.
Rhyme, excellence over blank verse,

i. 247.
Richardson the painter, i. 73.

Samuel, author of Cla-
rissa, i. 74, 141; death of, i. 212;
compared to Fielding, ii. 39.
Riches, influence of, v. 78.
Ridicule, use of, iv. 19, 129.
Riddoch, Rev. Mr., v. 59, 66.
Ritter, Joseph, Boswell's servant,v.33
Rivers, Earl, i. 90, 91.
Robertson, Dr., the historian, ii. 41;

letter from, respecting J.'s visit to
Scotland, v. 2; meets J. in Edin-
burgh,v.15; congratulates J.on his
return from Hebrides, v. 311; cri-
ticism on his style, ii. 153; iii. 116.

Dr. James, v. 24.

Mr., v. 77.
Rochester, Burnet's Life of, iii. 129;

his poems, iii. 128.
Rolt's““ Dictionary of Commerce,"

ii. 222.
Roman Catholic Religion, iii. 11, 272;

iv. 198.
Ross, Professor, v. 61.
Round Robin, iii. 53, 54.
Rousseau, Jean Jacques,treatise “on

the Inequality of Mankind,"i. 253;
J.'s opinion of, ii. 14.

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"Rowley's Poetry,” iii. 29.
Rudd, Mrs., iii, 49, 222.
Ruddiman, the grammarian, v. 50.
Rule, St., chapel of, v. 39.
Russia, its rising greatness, ii. 67 ;

Empress of, iv. 189.
Rutt, John, M.D., “Spiritual Diary

and Soliloquies,” iii. 114.
SALAMANCA, University of, J.'s high

opinion of, i. 262.
Sallust, Spanish translation of, iv.

136.
Sarpi, Father Paul, i. 68.
Savage, Richard, J. writes life of, i.
83, 88.

his character, i. 86, 87; his
parentage, i. 89-92; his letter to
Lord Tyrconnel, i. 83 ; his “Wan-

derer," iv. 197.
Savage life inferior to civilised, ii.

148; v. 55-6.
Scalch, a Highland dram, v. 129.
Scalpa, island of, v. 126.
Schools, public, v. 58.
Schoolmasters, their government

somewhat of a military character,

ii. 104.
Scorpion, story of the suicide of one,

ii. 41.
Scotland, scenery of, i. 246; eccle-

siastical antiquities of, v. 39 ; Es-
tablished Church of, ii. 69 ; Epis-
copal Church of, ii. 109 ; iii. 251 ;

;
v. 49; J.'s visit to, and kind re-
ception in, ii. 172, 195-198; J.'s
journey to Western Isles of, iii.

202.
Scotch clergy, their style of preach-
ing, iii. 236.

education inferiorto English,
ii. 113, 233; iv. 98; accent, ii.
105; law, ii. 127; Court of Ses-
sion, ii. 190; v. 77 ; nationality,
ii. 199; militia, ii. 278 ; elections,
iv. 76 ; perseverance, iv. 15; pro-
curators, cause in Court of Session,
iv. 95 ; peers, unconstitutional in-
fluence of, iv. 170; learning, v.
37 ; plaids, v. 57; cleanliness, v.
8; broth, v. 59; breakfasts, v. 88;

Scotticisms, v. 49.
Scotchmen, reason of J.'s dislike to,

iv. 120.
Scott, Mr., of Amwell, ii. 226.

Scott, Sir Wm., dinner at his house,
iii. 176.

Mr. (Lord Stowell), v. 4, 7, 32.
Seaman's life, J.'s dislike to, ii. 281;

iii. 178.
Secker, Archbishop, his political

principles, iv. 27.
Second sight, ii. 14, 100, 206; v. 122,

127, 179.
Self-defence, iii. 161.
Sermons, an important branch of

English literature, iv. 79.
Seward, Anna, ii. 300; iii. 192; iv.
223.

Rev. Mr., ii. 299; iii. 101,
276.
Shakspeare, iii. 32, 172; iv. 24. J.'s

edition of, i. 180; Capel's edition
of, iv. 12; orthography of his
name, v. 88.
Sharp, Archbishop, v. 43. Miss S.,
his great-grandchild, v. 45.

Dr. John, his account of Ji's
visit to Cambridge, i. 283.
Sinclair, Sir John, iv. 91.
Shaving, iii. 110.
Shaw, Dr., v. 42, 45.

Cuthbert, Esq., his poem of
the “ Race,” ii. 27.

Rev. Mr., his works on the
Celtic languages, iii. 68 ; iv. 172.
Shebbeare, Dr.,

his “ Letters on the
English Nation,” iv. 84.
Shelburne, Lord, iv. 134.
Shenstone, W., ii. 289 ; witty saying

of, iv. 155.
Sheridan, Thomas, i. 261 ; ii. 60,

207; iii. 254; iv. 149, 153, 222;
J.'s difference with, i. 221, 223;
Mrs. S., her novels, i. 223.

Richard Brinsley, iii. 75,
76. His marriage, ii. 236.
Shiels, Mr., one of J.'s amanuenses,

i. 99; iii. 18, 22.
Shieply, Dr., Bishop of St. Asaph, iii.

169.
Shorthand, reporting, remarks on, ii.

145.
Sibbald, Sir Robert, his “Scotch

Antiquities,” iii. 153.
Siddons, Mrs., visits J., iv. 166.
Silver salver, J.'s, iv. 69.
Skye, island of, ii. 173; Ji's Ode to,

v. 118; rental of, v. 160.
Slate, parish church of, v. 115.

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104 ;

Slavery, discussion on, iii. 136.
Smart, Christopher, i. 173 ; ii. 222;

his madness, i. 228.
Smith, Dr. Adam, v. 14; his remarks

on J., i. 25; his style of conversa-
tion, iv. 24 ; his “Wealth of Na-
tions,” ii. 277.

Edmund, J.'s life of. i. 31.

Rev. Mr., vicar of Southill,
iv. 92.
Soho works, Birmingham, ii. 293.
Solitude, how far beneficial, iii. 16.
South Sea discoveries, ii. 160.
Southill church, iv. 90.
South well, Lady, account of, iii. 296;

letter from J. to, iii. 296.
Spades, those used in Skye, v. 186.
Spain, Twiss's Travels in, ii. 222.
Spanish plays, wild and improbable,

iv. 19.
“ Spectator,” iii. 20; iv. 69 ; new

edition of, with notes, proposed,

ii. 138.
Speldings, v. 35, 77.
Spence's, Rev. J.,“Anecdotes," iv.50.
Spirits, evil, extracts from a sermon

of Bishop Hurd's on, iv. 198.
Staffordshire,J.'s last visit to, iv. 237.
Stanhope, Mr. (son of Lord Ches-

terfield), i. 148; iv. 224.
Stanzas by J., addressed to a rich

young man, iv. 280.
Staunton, Dr. (Sir George), letter

from J. to, i. 210.
Steele, Mr., Secretary of Treasury,

i. 72.
Steevens, George, Esq., republishes

Johnson's “ Shakspeare,” ii. 133;
letters from J. to, ii. 176; iii. 63;.

his particulars of J., iv. 219.
Stella, her trick in argument, v. 192.
Stewart, Francis, one of J.'s amanu-

enses, i. 99; his sister, J.'s kind-
ness to, iii. 279; iv. 179.

Sir Annesley, iv. 61.
Stillingfleet, Mr. Benjamin, his re-

markable dress and blue stock-

ings, iv. 80.
Stockings exported from Aberdeen,

V. 59.
Stopford, Colonel, ii. 240.
Strahan, Rev. Mr., Vicar of Isling-

ton, i. 129 ; iv. 281; publishes
Ji's 6

Prayers and Meditations,"
ii. 130.

Strahan, Mr., the printer, i. 162; ii.

92; v. 63; breakfast at his house,
ii. 208.

William (junior), death of,
iv. 75.

-, Mrs., letters from J. to, iv.
75, 103.
Stratford-on-Avon, ii. 289 ; jubilee

ii. 51.
Streatham, Mr. Thrale's residence

at, iii. 152; iv. 100.
Street-charity, more common in

men than women, iv. 29.
Stuart, House of, ii. 142 ; iii. 103,

J.'s partiality to, ii. 220.

Sir Andrew's, letters to
Lord Mansfield, ii. 148.

Colonel James, iii. 268, 275.

Hon. and Rev. W., vicar
of Luton, iv. 138.
Subordination, remarks on, ii. 15;

iii. 177.
Subscription, ecclesiastical, v. 42.
Suicide, ii. 148 ; v. 34.
Sunday, observance of, ii. 240; v. 46.

J.'s scheme of life for, i. 171.
Swallows, remarks on their habits,

ii. 42.
Swearing, the habit almost universal,

ii. 110.
Sweden, History of, by Daline, ii.
103.

, Sheridan's account of Revo-
lution in, read by J., iii. 192.
Swift, Dean, i. 66 ; ii. 47, 207 ;

“ Tale of a Tub,” i. 260 ; v. 26;
J.'s prejudice against, v. 26 ; J.'s
life of, iv. 49; Orrery's life of,
v. 189; Stella's remark on, ii.

249 ; his style, ii. 125.
Swinfen, Dr., i. 21, 31, 32.
Swinton, Mr., Chaplain of Oxford

Jail, i. 152.
Sydenham, Dr., description of St.

Vitus's dance, i. 73.

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“Telemachus, a Masque,” by G.

Graham, i. 237; V. 67.
Thames, use of ribald language on,

iv. 25.
Theatre, Lichfield, J. at, ii. 303.
Theocritus, remarks on, iv. 10.
Theodore the Hermit, “ Vision of,"

i. 102.
Thomson, James, the poet, J.'s opi-

nion of, i. 260; ji. 46; story of
J.'s reading, iii. 22; particulars
concerning, iii. 242.

Rev. James, case of, iii.
34-9.
Thrale, family, i. 285; Mr., i. 285;

ji. 11; Jo's character of, i. 287;
death of infant son, ii. 300; his
illness, iii. 281; iv. 57; contests
Southwark election, iii. 165; din-
ners at his house, iii. 17; iv. 62;
death of, iv. 65; J. one of his
executors, iv. 65; sale of brewery,
iv. 65; v. 95.

Mrs., i. 23, 39, 40, 287, 288;
ii. 56, 276; iii. 4, 29, 212; iv.
189; v. 2; J.'s ode to, v. 120;
her flattery of J., ii. 224; letter
to J. from, iii. 282; letters from
J. to, iii. 283; iv. 157, 158, 159;
coolness to J., iv. 115; retains
appearance of friendship, iv. 229 ;
marries Piozzi, an Italian music-
master, iv. 228; “Anecdotes” of
J., iv. 216; inaccuracy of "Anec-
dotes," iv. 229-33; “British Syno-
nymy," iv. 279.
Thuanus, J.'s thought of translating,

iv. 278.
Thurlow, Lord, letter to J. from, iii.

297 ; letter from J. to, iv. 234;
application to, in J.'s behalf, iv.

221, 226, 234.
Tickell, life of, iv. 45.
Timidity, best means of overcoming,

iv. 213.
Toleration, remarks on, iv. 15, 278.
Tongue, government of the, iii. 255.
Tour, J.'s provincial, ii. 281.
Town and country life compared,

iii. 171.
Townshend, Mr. (Lord Sydney), iv.

216.
Trade, remarks on, ii. 65; v. 184 ;

impositions in, v. 216.
Translations, iii. 174; J.'s, i. 12.

Transpire, definition of, iii. 233.
Transubstantiation, v. 47.
Trapaud, Mr. v. 100.
Travellers, iii. 159, 201, 202.
Travelling, advantages of, iii. 181,

238.
Treason, constructive, iv. 66.
Trees, scarcity of in Scotland, v. 46,

50.
Trent, J.'s translation of “History

of Council of,” i. 50, 68.
Trianon, ii. 253.
Trimlestown, Lord, iii. 154, 155.
Trinity, doctrine of the, ii. 164; v.
60.

College, Oxford, ii. 286.
Dublin, i. 284.
Truth, iii. 270; iv. 217; physical and

moral, iv. 12.
Truthfulness, iii. 154, 155.
Tuileries, 251.
Tunbridge Wells, J. visits, i. 102.
Turk's Head Coffee-house, i. 267.
“ Turkish Spy,” not genuine, iv. 139.
Tyers, Mr. Thomas, his remark on

J.'s taciturnity, iii. 207.
Tyrconnel, Lord, patronises Richard

Savage, i. 92.
ULINISH, v. 187.
Unius lacertæ, meaning of, iii. 172.
Universal History, list of authors
of, iv. 259-261.

Visitor, J.'s contributions
to, i. 94, 173
Universities, English, iii. 8.
University College, Oxford, ii. 283,

285; university verses, ii. 237.
“Urban Sylvanus” (Edward Cave),

verses addressed to, by J., i. 55;

letter to, i. 87.
Uttoxeter market, J.'s refusal to at-
tend, iv. 252.

J.'s penance in, iv. 253.
“ VAGABONDO, II,” Italian trans-

lation of the Rambler, i. 109.
Valancy, Colonel, celebrated anti-
Vanity of Human Wishes,” i. 103,

104; v. 30.
Vanity, reproofs for, iv. 135, 217.
Veal, Scotch, v. 15.
Versailles, ii. 252.
Verses, J.'s mode of writing, ii. 16.

quary, iv. 187.

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