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INDEX

Journal, how it should be kept,
113, 202, 481.

Journal des Savants, 148.
Journey to the Western Islands of
Scotland, 227-8, 231-2, 234,
252-3, 320, 383, 398, 414.
Judges, 244.
Junius, authorship of, 418.

Kames, Lord (Henry Home), 35,
155.

Kemble, John, 504-6.

Kempis, Thomas à, 515.

Kindness, duty of cultivating it,

343.

Kings, 109, 117, 147, 189.

Knitting, 362.
Knowledge, desire of it innate,
122; diffusion of it not a dis-
advantage, 403-4.
Knowles, Mrs., the Quakeress,
314, 377-82.

Langton, Bennet, account of him,
58-9; a 'frisk,' 60-1; Johnson
visits him at Langton, 130; at
Rochester, 442-3, 502; at War-
ley Camp, 413; dinners and
suppers at his house, 375-6,
406-7; his expenditure and
foibles criticised, 321, 392, 393;
his attention to Johnson in his
last illness, 553; present at his
funeral, 558; his reminiscences
of Johnson, 9, 81, 436-46; men-
tioned, 222, 241, 245, 247, 300.
Langton, Mrs. (Bennet Lang-

ton's mother), 79, 130, 436.
Langton, Miss Jane, Johnson's
god-daughter, 511.

Langton, old Mr. (Bennet Lang-
ton's father), 112, 130, 436,
Language, formed on manners,

163-4; origin, 492; scanty and
inadequate, 497; speaking one
imperfectly lets a man down,
260.

Latin, essential to a good educa-
tion, 122.

Laughers, time to be spent with
them, 484.

Laughter, 256, 407.
Law, the study and practice of,
525.

Law, William, 15, 16.

569

Lawrence, Dr. Thomas, 79, 294,
432, 473, 501.

Lawyers, 140, 185, 212, 244, 256,
387, 525.

Learning, 118, 122, 496.
Lectures, 139, 456.
Lee, Arthur, 309, 313.
Leeds, Duke of, 440.
Levellers, 119.

Levett, Robert, 56, 58, 87, 107,
114, 138, 200, 293, 396, 414;
his death, 473; Johnson's lines
on him, 477, 512.

Lewis, F., 51.

Lexicographer, defined, 74.
Libels, 290.

Liberty, 155–6, 188, 217, 219-20,
420, 496.

Lichfield, 3, 4, 8, 9, 15, 18, 230,
314; Johnson's visits to, 87,
153, 181, 472, 543, 545-6.
Lies, 115, 205.

Life, general reflections on, 197,
365-6, 523.

Lincolnshire, 414, 491.
Lintot the younger, 115.
Literary Club, list of members,
131-2; Johnson's attendances
at, 144, 222, 234, 358, 439, 454;
his last dinner there, 532;
mentioned, 212, 214, 239, 325,
372, 375, 434, 440, 445, 484,
559.

Literary fame, 211, 250.
Literary Journals, 148.
Literary property, 245, 415.
Literary reputation, 211.
Literature, state of, 390, 403-4.
Lives of the Poets, 323, 327, 408,

415-7, 423, 432, 446-8, 461.
Lives of the Poets, by Theophilus
Cibber, 42.

Lloyd, Mr. and Mrs. Sampson, 274.
Lobo's Abyssinia, 289.
Lochlomond, 420, 483.
Lofft, Capel, 515.

London, a Poem, 30-1, 44.
London, its immensity and va-
riety, 108, 160, 181, 202, 248,
293, 428; its advantages and
superiority over the country,
366; living in, 26, 204, 248, 493;
Boswell's love of, 126, 181, 287,
341, 364; Johnson's love of, 76,
160, 178, 287, 341, 544, 546.

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13, 15-19, 68;-presents Works,
18; -receives M.A., D.C.L., 70,
240; visits, 67-70, 84, 151-5,
268-71, 472, 517-26, 547.

Painting, 267, 529.

Pantheon, 187-8.

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Paoli, General, 159, 163-4, 187,
195, 204-6, 224, 298, 304, 397,
425, 460, 534-5.

Parliament, 29, 430, 497.

Parsimony, 394.

Patriotism, 246.

Patrons, of authors, 62-6, 480.
Pennant, Thomas, 246, 373-5.
Pension, defined, 73, 88-90, 112,
465-6, 528, 532-4, 536-42,
544-5.

Percy, Dr. Thomas, 10-11, 17, 32,
157, 274, 367, 373-5, 394, 459.
Peyton, Johnson's amanuensis,
42, 185.

Pig, a learned, 546.

Piozzi, Mrs. See Thrale, Mrs.
Piozzi, Signor, 539.

Pitt, William. See

Chatham,

Earl of.

Pity, not natural to man, 115.
Plantations (settlements), 141.
Players and the art of acting, 38,
45, 211, 260, 343, 505.
Pleasure, 363, 399, 424, 528.
Poetry, 200, 247, 299, 334, 367-8.
Politics, 255.

Pope, Alexander, 13, 30-3, 68,
138, 165-6, 214, 240, 366-7,
403, 407-9, 438.

Port, liquor for men, 419, 451.
Porter, Miss Lucy (Johnson's
step-daughter), 6, 53, 277, 281-
2, 490, 546, 550.
Portraits, Johnson's, 94, 181, 483.
Poverty, a great evil, 117, 335.
Praise, 357, 453.

Prayer, 191, 521.
Prayers, by Johnson, 47, 61, 132;

before study, 74, 134, 318-19;
death of his wife, 52, 53; for
Catherine Chambers, 150; New
Year, 61; birthday, 132; Eas-
ter, 319; last communion, 556.
Presbyterians, 184.

Press, liberty of, 29, 156.
Priestley, Dr. Joseph, 503.
Printing, 189.

571

Prior, Matthew, 163, 349.
Pritchard, Mrs., the actress, 45,
169, 246, 505.
Prologues at Drury Lane Thea-
tre, 40, 51, 443.
Pronunciation,

Irish, Scotch,
literary, and provincial, 186.
Prostitution, severe laws needed,
122, 291.
Psalmanazar, George, 392, 486,
512.

Public amusements, 188.
Purgatory, 174.

Quakers, 125, 381, 494.
Quality, women of, 412.
Quotations, 461.

Rabelais, 210, 367.
Rambler, 46-51, 58, 85, 302, 432,
437, 455, 525, 531.

Ramsay, Allan, the elder, 204.
Ramsay, Allan, the son, por-
trait-painter, 402-5, 420, 430.
Ranelagh, 178, 525.

Rank, 119.

Rasselas, 81-2, 466.
Reading,

advice and observa-
tions on, 17, 112, 118, 207, 251,
302, 349, 422, 442, 524.
Rebellion of 1745-6, 34, 39, 337.
Rehearsal, The, 529.
Religion, remarks on, 171, 381-2,
440, 496.

Reynolds, Miss, 79, 367, 394-5.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 37-8, 57-8,

90-1, 149, 165-7, 210-12, 245,
300, 317, 370, 383, 390-1, 399-
402, 423-5, 434, 445, 449, 458-9,
471, 476, 482, 507, 527-8, 529,
530, 533, 537-41, 544-5, 555;
dinners, 364, 394-7, 405-6, 419,
450-1, 535, 538; on Johnson,
33, 37, 47, 57, 89, 484; por-
traits, 94, 181, 483.
Rhyme, essential to English
poetry, 368.

Richardson, Samuel, 35, 87, 152,
190, 343, 392, 436, 445.
Ridicule, 418.
Rising early, 339.

Robertson, Dr. William, 153, 210,
213-4, 402-5.

Rochester, Wilmot, second Earl
of, 349.

Roman Catholicism and Roman
Catholics, 127, 173-5, 184, 222,
243, 291.

Romances, 11.

Rome and the Romans, 187,
291-2, 298, 404.

Round Robin, the, 316-8.

Rousseau, J. J., 115–7, 140, 201.
Rudd, Mrs., 315.

Sacheverell, Rev. Dr. Henry, 5.
Sagacity, 536.

Sailors, 84, 266.

St. Paul's Cathedral, 116, 189,
201, 214, 250, 295, 456.
Saints, invocation of, 174.
Salamanca, University of, 121.
Salusbury, Mrs. (Mrs. Thrale's
mother), 405.

Salvation, 522-3.

Savage, Richard, 36-9, 324, 519.
Savages, 115, 160, 208, 217, 286,
493, 524.

Schools, discipline in, 193-4, 262,
526.

Scotland and the Scotch, 162, 168,
186, 233, 313-14, 322, 362;
character of people, 162, 233,
237, 424, 432, 439, 460-1, 504;
church, 123, 126; education,
153, 252-3; Johnson and the
Scotch, 41-2, 110, 162, 226-7,
231-3, 252-3, 314, 340, 364,
410, 424, 432, 439, 460, 478,
485; laws and institutions, 286,
313-14, 460.

Scott, Dr. (afterwards Sir William
Scott, and Lord Stowell), 124,
132, 268, 370, 389, 456, 486.
Scotticisms, 160, 168.
Scripture phrases, 200.
Second sight, 184, 234.

Selden, John, 186.

Seward, Miss Anna, 377, 546.
Seward, Rev. Mr., of Lichfield,

280, 283, 331.

Seward, William, F.R.S., 161,
232, 338, 350, 495.

Sexes, 291, 378.
Shakespeare, Johnson's edition,
76, 137.

Shakespeare, William, 80, 166-8,
370, 441, 443-4; Hamlet, 16,
448; Henry VIII, 505; Mac-
beth, 168, 246, 420, 551;

Othello, 301; Timon of Athens.
444.

Shenstone, William, 18.
Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, 132,
254, 324.

Sheridan, Thomas (father of R. B.
Sheridan), 89, 92-3, 167, 235,
478, 495, 499, 528, 534.
Shiels, R., Johnson's amanuensis,
42, 56, 299.

Ship, worse than a gaol, 84, 266.
Shorthand, 206, 373, 478.

Siddons, Mrs., visits Johnson, 504
-5.

Simpson, Joseph, 83.

Sixteen-string Jack, 300.

Slavery, 353.

Sleep, 339, 437.

Smart, Christopher (Kit), 97, 245.
488.

Smith, Adam, 16, 111, 402, 443.
Smollett, Dr. Tobias, 84.
Snakes, in Iceland, 375.
Society, 116–17, 185, 217, 239.
Socrates, 371.

Soldiers, 164, 202, 371, 413-4.
South Sea, 289, 524.
Southill, 63, 466-70.
Spain, 121.

Spectator, The, 160, 193, 444.
Spenser, Edmund, 214.
Spleen, The, 300, 429.
Spottiswoode, John, 399.
Staffordshire, 178, 276, 491.
Stanhope, Mr. (Lord Chester-

field's son), 535.
Statuary, 267.

Steele, Sir Richard, 237, 270.
Steevens, George, 132, 155, 176,
177, 234, 349, 423, 531.
Sterne, Rev. Laurence, 204, 271.
Stourbridge, 11.

Strahan, Rev. George, Vicar of
Islington, 52, 511, 556.
Strahan, William, the King's
Printer, 207, 226, 235-6, 323,
368, 402, 427, 530.
Stratford-on-Avon, 273, 282-3.
Streatham, visits to, 162, 261.

357, 364, 408, 410, 425, 472, 475.
Stuart, the House of, 39, 112, 204,
477.

Study, method of, 16, 104, 112,
23, 439.

Style in composition, 362, 368.

Subordination, 104, 117, 119, 203,
239, 314, 399, 412, 420.
Suicide, 208, 218.

Sunday, 74, 256.

Swearing, the habit of, 300, 347.
Swift, Jonathan, 121, 158, 234–5,

391.

Swinfen, Dr. Samuel, 14, 19.
Sympathy, 169-70, 281-2.

INDEX

Taste, 527, 539.

Taverns, 272, 449.

Taxation no Tyranny, 233, 240,
353, 376.

Taylor, Rev. Dr. John, 8, 18, 38,
44, 54, 55, 284-6, 304, 326-7,
331-5, 340, 342, 345-9, 352,
354, 56, 510, 547, 559.
Teaching, 21, 496.

Temple, Rev. William Johnson,
115, 140, 217, 255.

Temple, Sir William, 211, 368,

402.

Tenantry, 125.

Thames, 122-3, 264, 444.

Theobald, Lewis, 80.

Thinking, liberty of, 217, 220.
Thrale, Henry, 134-7, 159, 162,

199, 207-10, 216, 237-8, 246,
258, 263, 281-3, 288, 291-2,
294-5, 297-300, 302, 364, 408,
415, 451-2, 454-5, 475, 539-40.
Thrale, Henry (son of Mr. and
Mrs. Thrale), 281-3.
Thrale, Hester Lynch (afterwards
Mrs. Piozzi), 106, 136-7, 159,
162-3, 200, 207, 246-7, 257-8,"
263, 281, 283, 286, 302, 357-8,
362, 364, 393, 398, 408-9, 416,
448, 450, 452-4, 466, 475-8,

501, 514, 534, 539, 540, 546, 550.
Thurlow, first Lord, 245, 293, 435,
526, 533, 536, 540, 545.
Toleration, 217-21, 440, 496.
Toplady, Rev. Mr., 217, 221.
Tories and Toryisın, 73, 398, 520.
Townshend, Right Hon. Charles,

204.

Townshend, Right Hon. Thomas,
528.

Trade, remarks on, 135, 191, 202.
Translations, 299, 367.

Travellers, ancient and modern,

359, 383.
Travelling, 113, 298, 411.

Trinity, doctrine of the, 221.
Truth, 357-8, 395, 498.
Tyers, Thomas, 388.

Universal Visiter, 245.
University, should be a school
where everything may be learnt,
153, 255, 289.
Uttoxeter Marker, 545.

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