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seq., 60, 190 seq., 198, 227, 234-5,
245 seq., 258, 264, 290 seq., 321,
327, 345, 353, 388, 398, 404, 432,
452, 454, 467, 481, 495, 500, 520,
567, 571, 575, 580 seq., 589 seq.,
606 seq., 635, 636, 644.
Rheumatism, medicine for it, i.
592,

Rhyme, essential to English poetry,
ii. 196.

Rich, the manager of Covent Gar-
den Theatre, ii. 197.
Richardson, Jonathan, the younger,
i. 87.

See

Richardson, Samuel, i. 100, 136,
247; ii. 141, 237, 336, 353;
compared with Fielding, i. 367-
8, 455; Clarissa, i. 529; ii. 353.
Riches, i. 450; ii. 448, 591.
Money.
Ridicule, abuse of it, ii. 348; John-
son defends its use, ii. 285.
Ridley, the bookseller, ii. 245.
Rising early, its difficulty, ii. 128.
Ritter, Joseph, Boswell's Bohe-
mian servant, i. 401, 629; ii.
164.

Rivers, Earl, Savage's reputed
father, i. 116, 117.

Roberts, J., the bookseller, i. 113.
Roberts, Miss, old Mr. Langton's
niece, i. 223, 288.
Robertson, Mr., a publisher, of
Edinburgh, ii. 428, 430.
Robertson, Dr. William, i. 355,
497, 530; ii. 211, 249 seq., 265;
History of America, ii. 204; His-
tory of Scotland, i. 370; ii. 252, 392,
404; Johnson's criticisms of his
works, i. 500-1; his imitation

of Johnson's style, ii. 132, 625.
Robinhood Society, ii. 401, 403.
Robinson, Sir Thomas, i. 290, 423.
Robinson Crusoe, ii. 202.

Rochester, ii. 441; Johnson visits
it, ii. 348, 504.
Rochester, Wilmot, second Earl

of, verses upon Flatman, ii. 20;
Life by Burnet, ii. 147; Poems,
ib.

Rochford, Earl of, i. 211.

Rodney, Sir George, i. 621.
Rogers, Rev. Mr., of Berkley, ii.
635.

Rollin's Ancient History, ii. 564.
Rolt, Richard, Dictionary of Trade
and Commerce, i. 239, 581.
Roman Catholicism and Roman
Cathol.cs, i. 311, 319, 353, 401–
3, 438, 516, 579; ii. 12, 305, 322,
547-8, 576, 642.
Romances, historically valuable,
ii. 344; Johnson loved the old
ones, i. 33-4; ii. l.

Rome and the Romans, ancient,
i. 207-8, 440, 452; ii. 25, 157,
191, 251, 477.

Rome, modern, i. 81; ii. 12, 13,
165.

Romney, George, Cumberland's
Odes dedicated to him, ii. 30 n. 2.
Roscommon, Life of, i. 129.
Rose, Dr., ii. 459 n. 1.

Rothes, Lady, Bennet Langton's
wife, i. 431, 434; ii. 75, 278, 432,
443, 510, 532, 602.
Round Robin, the, ii. 60-1.
Rousseau, J. J., i. 293-4, 339, 485.
Rowe, Elizabeth, i. 208.
Rowley's Poetry, ii. 33-4.
Royal Academy, i. 379, 625;

ii.

211, 279, 481, 495, 500.
Royal Marriage Bill, i. 439.
Rudd, Mrs., ii. 57, 249.
Ruddiman, Thomas, i. 142, 486;
ii. 281.

Ruffhead, Owen, Life of Pope, i.
450.

Russell, Alexander, Natural His-
tory of Aleppo, i. 206; ii. 461.
Russell, Lord William, i. 482.
Russia, i. 372, 399; ii. 256, 538.
Rutland, Roger, Earl of, i. 289.
Rutty, Dr., extracts from his
Diary, ii. 130-1.

Ryland, Mr., i. 162; ii. 592, 600.

Sacheverell, Rev. Dr. Henry, i. 27.
Sacrament, preparation for it, ii.
422; in one kind, i. 403.
Sagacity, ii. 579.

Sailors, Johnson's description of

INDEX

their life, i. 232, 652; ii. 202,
517.

St. Alban's, ii. 3.

St. Asaph, i. 538; Bishop of, ii.
574.

St. Paul's Cathedral, Boswell's
Easter worship in, i. 453, 485,
531-2, 591; ii. 17, 238, 286, 400;
proposal to erect monuments in,
i. 502; Johnson's monument,
ii. 650-1.

Saints, invocation of, i. 403, 516;
ii. 305, 548.

Salamanca, University of, i. 303.
Salisbury, ii. 504, 505.

Sallust, i. 386; Johnson translates
part of the De Bello Catilinario,
ii. 620 n.

Salusbury, Mrs. (Mrs. Thrale's
mother), i. 522; ii. 254.
Salvation, divine intimation of ac-
ceptance, ii. 223; conditional,
ii. 539, 554-5.

Sanderson, Robert, Bishop of Lin-
coln, i. 148; ii. 637.
Sandys, Sir Edwin, View of the
State of Religion, i. 148.
Sandys, George, Travels, ii. 564.
Sarpi, Father Paul, i. 91; Life by
Johnson, i. 95.

Sastres, Signor, the Italian master,
ii. 15, 636.
Sault, Mr., ii. 480.

Saunderson, Professor, i. 467.
Savage, Richard, account of his
life, i. 111-9; The Bastard, i. 114;
Sir Thomas Overbury, ii. 85;
Wanderer, ii. 546; Johnson's
Life of, i. 106, 107, 111, 113-6;
mentioned, ii. 370, 561, 630.
Savages, i. 292, 449, 494, 510; ii.
33, 187, 488; Boswell's defence
of savage life, i. 383, 680; ii.
562; the superiority of civilized
life asserted, i. 340, 383.
Savile, Sir George, ii. 322.
Scaligers, the, i. 42, 396, 657.
Scarsdale, Lord, ii. 122-3.
Schools, discipline in, i. 461-4;
north of England schools, i. 605;
schools for the poor, i. 465; pub-

695

lic, best for a boy of parts, ii. 8;
bad for the timid, ii. 564-5;
compared with private, i. 628.
Sclavonic language, i. 442.
Scorpions, i. 371.

Scotland and the Scotch: Account
of Scotland in 1702, ii. 185; bar-
ren, ii. 55; Church of Scotland,
i. 310, 437, 453, 504-9; homely
manners of the clergy, i. 307;
combination among the Scotch,
i. 416; Court of Session, i. 177,
433, 470, 475, 479, 523, 600; ii.
40, 62, 161, 427-8; debt, law of
arrest for, ii. 55-6; Dictionary
of Scotch Words, i. 393; educa-
tion, i. 594; ii. 430-1; entail,
law of, i. 632; Episcopal Church,
i. 447; ii. 280; feudal system,
i. 476; ii. 311-2; gaiety, want
of, ii. 291; gardeners, i. 385;
humour, not distinguished for,
ii. 428; jealousy, i. 555; land-
lords, i. 273; learning, i. 594;
Militia Bill, i. 648; ii. 1; na-
tionality, extreme, i. 504, 556,
568; ii. 472; patience, ii. 341;
poverty, i. 386, 648; ii. 177, 208,
308, 408; pronunciation, i. 444;
resentment at having the truth
told, i. 554-5; ii. 96; revenue,
contributions to, i. 648-9; 'scan-
dal' in Church law, i. 454; scho-
lars incorrect in 'quantity,' i.
424; schools inferior to Eng-
lish in classics, i. 453; cannot
prepare for English Universities,
i. 605; Society of Procurators or
Solicitors, ii. 428-30; Society
for Propagating Christian Know-
ledge, i. 352, 534; trees, bare
of, i. 551, 553, 559; write Eng-
lish wonderfully well, ii. 80;
Johnson's amanuenses Scotch,
i. 127, 192, 555; his antipathy
to, i. 87; ii. 130, 199, 263, 291,
341, 407, 471-2; of the head,
not of the heart, i. 551; cannot
account for it, ii. 459-60; justi-
fication of it, i. 416, 555; holds
a Scotchman not less acceptable

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than any other man, i. 556;
slights their advancement in
literature, i. 370; sayings and
jokes against, i. 284, 559, 594,
605, 648; ii. 55, 56, 189; visit
to, i. 524-5.

Scott, George Lewis, ii. 87.
Scott, John, of Amwell, i. 577; Ele-
gies, i. 586.

Scott, Dr. (afterwards Sir William

Scott, and Lord Stowell), i. 308,
320, 403, 429, 654; ii. 198, 233,
323, 400, 473, 587, 635, 636, 649 n.
Scotticisms, i. 382, 393.
Scripture phrases, i. 483-4.
Secker, Thomas, Archbishop of
Canterbury, i. 23, 246; Life, ii.

353.

Second sight, i. 438, 564.
Seduction, imaginary case of, ii. 12.
Seed, Rev. Jeremiah, ii. 189.
Selden, John, i. 443.
Self-importance, ii. 131.
Sensuality, ii. 258, 267.
Sermons, i. 454; ii. 410, 620 n. ;
Johnson's advice about their
composition, ii. 329; his opinion
of the best, ii. 188-9.
Servants, male and female, i. 486.
Settle, Elkanah, City-Poet, i. 38;
ii. 55.

Sévigné, Mme. de, ii. 35.

Seward, Miss Anna, i. 28 n. 1, 63 n.,
674; ii. 184 n., 561, 612; dines at
Mr. Dilly's, ii. 215 seq.; Ode on
the death of Captain Cook, ii. 577.
Seward, Rev. Mr., of Lichfield, i.
673-4, 677; ii. 116.

Seward, William, F.R.S., i. 245,
384, 556; ii. 92, 95, 127, 148,
268, 310, 363, 437, 467, 472, 479,
492, 493.

Sexes, equality in another world,
ii. 218; intercourse between the
two, i. 678; ii. 258; irregular,
should be punished, ii. 12.
Shaftesbury, fourth Earl of, i. 310.
Shakespeare, William, 'brought

into notice,' i. 393; compared
with Congreve, i. 390, 396; and
Corneille and the Greek drama-

tists, ii. 344; his fame, ii. 199;
faults, i. 396; knowledge of
Latin, ii. 346; 'ministering to
a mind diseased,' ii. 633-4; plays
worse for being acted, i. 393;
terrifies the lonely reader, i. 48;
witches, ii. 287; Hamlet, cha-
racter of a man, ii. 387; Henry
VIII, character of Catharine of
Aragon, ii. 511; Macbeth, de-
scription of night, i. 392; worse
for being acted, i. 393; Othello,
ii. 263; dialogue between Iago
and Cassio, ii. 29; moral, ii.
27; Timon of Athens, ii. 351;
Capel's edition, ii. 337; Malone's
edition, i. 5; ii. 439; Warbur-
ton's edition, i. 120, 219; ii.
366; Johnson's Prologue, ii. 350;
the Stratford Jubilee, i. 380.
Shakespeare, Johnson's edition
of, Proposals, i. 120, 212, 215,
218; published, i. 331; went
through several editions, i. 478;
attacked by Churchill, i. 212-3;
and by Kenrick, i. 331; repub-
lished by Steevens, i. 410, 478;
Johnson defends his notes, ii. 37;
mentioned, ii. 611 n.

Shakespeare Illustrated, i. 170; ii.
340.

Sharp, Dr. John, i. 325.

Sharp, Samuel, Letters from Italy,
ii. 36.

Sharpe, Rev. Gregory, i. 422.
Sharpe, Mr., a surgeon, i. 237.
Shaw, Cuthbert, i. 356.

Shaw, Dr. Thomas, ii. 415.
Shaw, Rev. William, ii. 163; Erse
Grammar, ii. 77-8; pamphlet
on Ossian, ii. 518-9.
Shebbeare, Dr. John, ii. 415, 491.
Shefford, ii. 430.

Shelburne, second Earl of (after-
wards first Marquis of Lans-
downe), ii. 200, 464, 475, 542 n. 1.
Shenstone, William, i. 51, 661 n. 2;
ii. 498.

Sheridan, Charles, ii. 215.
Sheridan, Mrs. Frances, wife of

Thomas Sheridan, i. 238, 259-60.

INDEX

Sheridan, Richard Brinsley, i. 320,

597; ii. 85.

Sheridan, Thomas (father of R. B.
Sheridan), i. 238, 249-51, 257-9,
263, 302, 391, 421, 565; ii. 116,
243, 284, 378, 401, 460; Diction-
ary, i. 445, 485, 492, 497, 567, 576.
Sherlock, Dr., ii. 189, 564.
Sherwin, J. K., ii. 82.
Shiels, R., Johnson's amanuensis,

i. 127, 161; share in Cibber's
Lives of the Poets, i. 127; ii. 21,
26, 87.

Ship, worse than a gaol, i. 232, 652.
Shipley, Dr. Jonathan, Bishop of
St. Asaph, i. 320; ii. 190–1, 194,

514.

Shorthand, i. 93, 492; ii. 204.
Shrewsbury, i. 665; Circuit, i. 469.
Shuckford's Connection, ii. 564.
Siam, King of, ii. 253.

Sibbald, Life of Sir Robert, ii. 174.
Siddons, Mrs., visits Johnson, ii.
511.

Sidney, Algernon, i. 482.
Simco, John, ii. 649 n.
Simpson, Joseph, i. 230, 326; ii.

19.

Simpson, Thomas, the mathemati-
cian, i. 234.

Simpson, Rev. Mr., ii. 271.
Simpson, Mr., of Lichfield (father
of Joseph Simpson), i. 53, 230.
Simpson, Mr., Town-clerk of Lich-
field, ii. 611 n.

Simpson, Mr., of Lincoln, i. 342.
Sin, balancing sins against virtues,
ii. 632; heinous, i. 454; origi-
nal, ii. 423.

Sinclair, Sir John, ii. 435.
Sixteen-string Jack, ii. 26.
Skene, Sir John, ii. 312 n.
Skinner, Stephen, i. 127.
Slater, Mr., the druggist, ii. 49.
Slaughter's Coffee-house, ii. 343.
Slaves and Slavery, Boswell's
justification of it, ii. 153, 155-6,
162; Johnson's hatred of it, ii.
153-5.

Sleep, effect of, ii. 337; quantity
needful, ii. 128-9.

Smalbroke, Dr., i. 91.
Smalridge, George,
Bristol, ii. 189.

Bishop of

Smart, Christopher (Kit), i. 204,
265, 582; ii. 476.

Smart, Mrs. Christopher, ii. 599 n.
Smith, Adam, i. 49, 286; ii. 9 n.,
89, 250, 350, 471, 627 n. 1;
Wealth of Nations, i. 647.
Smith, Captain, ii. 273.
Smith, Edmund, Life, i. 54; ii.

359 n.; lines on Pococke, ii. 203.
Smith, John, Lord Chief Baron, ii.
448.

Smith, Rev. Mr., Vicar of Southill,
ii. 426, 576.

Smoking, sedative effect of, i. 211.
Smollett, Dr. Tobias, i. 232; ii. 180.
Snakes, in Iceland, concerning, ii.
212.

Society, condition upon which all
societies subsist, i. 602; duty to
it, i. 570; external advantages of
great value, i. 294; held together
by respect for birth, i. 440; right
to prohibit propagation of dan-
gerous opinions, i. 511; held to-
gether by truth, ii. 222.
Society of Arts and Sciences, i. 429;
ii. 341, 405.

Society for Propagating Christian
Knowledge, i. 352-5, 534.
Socrates, ii. 201.

Sodor and Man, Bishop of, ii. 309.
Solander, Dr., i. 432, 435-6.
Soldiers, i. 487, 512; ii. 272-3, 275;
estimation in which they are
held, ii. 201; Johnson's estimate
of them in his talk and study, i.
388; ii. 7, 201, 202.
Solicitors, ii. 428-30.
Somerville, Lord, ii. 368.
South, Dr. Robert, i. 402; ii. 189.
South Sea, voyages to the, i. 510;
ii. 6, 562.

South Sea Scheme, ii. 421.
Southill, the residence of Squire
Dilly, Boswell visits it in 1779,
ii. 298; Boswell and Johnson
in 1781, i. 173; ii. 419; the
church, i. 209; ii. 422.

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Southwell, Thomas, second Lord,
i. 162; ii. 286, 464.
Southwell, Mr., i. 242.

Spain, i. 88, 244, 274, 303, 456.
Spanish plays, ii. 344.
Spanish proverbs, ii. 227.

ii.

Spectator, The, i. 137, 383, 460, 483,
599; ii. 23, 351, 356.
Spence, Rev. Joseph, i. 312;
329; Anecdotes, ii. 379-80.
Spencer, second Earl, member of
the Literary Club, i. 320.
Spenser, Edmund, i. 501; ii. 642.
Spiritual world, ii. 554.
Spleen, The, ii. 26, 304.
Spottiswoode, John, ii. 245 seq.
Sprat, Bishop, History of the Royal
Society, ii. 564.

Staffordshire, i. 414, 669; ii. 485,
593, 604.

Stanhope, first Earl, i. 109.
Stanhope, Mr. (Lord Chesterfield's
son), ii. 578.

Stanton, Mr., manager of a com-
pany of actors, i. 671-2.
Stanyan, Temple, ii. 269.
Statuary, i. 653.

Statues, reason of their value, ii.
176.

Staunton, Dr. (afterwards Sir
George), i. 245; ii. 566.
Steele, Joshua, Prosodia Rationalis,
i. 569.

Steele, Mr., of the Treasury, i. 97.
Steele, Sir Richard, i. 569; ii. 23,
370-1; Christian Hero, i. 659.
Steevens, George, i. 150, 320, 373,

405, 414, 529, 530, 564; ii. 72,
147, 268, 290, 359, 573; anec-
dotes of Johnson, ii. 572; aids
Johnson in the Lives, ii. 359;
edits Shakespeare, i. 410, 478.
Sterne, Rev. Laurence, i. 490;
Sentimental Journey, i. 455; ii.
356 n.; Tristram Shandy, i. 660.
Stevenage, ii. 229.

Stewart, Sir Annesly, ii. 392.
Stewart, Francis, Johnson's aman-
uensis, i. 127; ii. 315, 317.
Stewart, George, bookseller of
Edinburgh, i. 127.

Stewart, Mrs., ii. 315, 317, 526, 529.
Still, John, Bishop of Bath and
Wells, ii. 648 n. 1.
Stillingfleet, Benjamin, ii. 412.
Stinton, Dr., ii. 211, 354.

Stockdale, Rev. Percival, i. 222 n.,
409, 436.
Stoicism, ii. 274.

Stone, Mr., ii. 108 n.
Stopford, General, i. 603.
Stourbridge, i. 34, 62.
Strahan, Andrew, ii. 610.
Strahan, Rev. George, Vicar of Is-
lington (son of William Strahan),
i. 157, 360 n.; ii. 367, 535, 614,
635-6; attends Johnson when
dying, ii. 645.

Strahan, William, the King's

Printer, i. 427-8, 493, 565, 567;
ii. 70, 82, 196, 216, 250, 275, 322,
323; his connexion with John-
son's Dictionary, i. 192; ii. 570;
Journey to the Western Isles, ii.
68; Patriot, i. 541; Rasselas, i.
226; breakfast and dinner at
his house, i. 565; ii. 300.
Strahan, Mrs. (wife of William
Strahan), i. 143; ii. 407, 438.
Strahan, William, junior, ii. 407.
Stratford-on-Avon, Boswell and
Johnson drink tea there, i. 662;
Jubilee, i. 380; Shakespeare's
mulberry-tree, i. 676.
Stratford Jubilee, The, i. 677.
Stratico, Professor, i. 248.
Streatham, visits to, i. 385, 627;
ii. 6, 172, 185, 188, 260, 263, 284,
294, 434, 442, 449, 453, 454.
Strickland, Mrs., ii. 88 n.
Stuart, Andrew, Letters to Lord
Mansfield, i. 495-6, 680.
Stuart, Hon. Colonel James (after-
wards Stuart-Wortley), ii. 299,
309, 310, 313.

Stuart, Rev. James, of Killin, i.
354 n.

Stuart, Hon. and Rev. W., ii. 479.
Stuart, the House of, i. 121, 235,

287-8, 488; ii. 119-20, 457, 546.
Stuart Clan, i. 526.
Stubbs, George, ii. 636.

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