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accompanies Johnson to St. Andrews, v. 54, 56, 58, 62;
to Edinburgh Castle, v. 386;
praised by him, v. 53;
and by Sir Walter Scott, ib., n. 3;
mentioned, iii. 41, 126; v. 38, 394-5.
NAIRNE, Mr., the optician, iii. 21, n. 2.
_Namby-Pamby_, i. 179.
NAMES, queer-sounding, iii. 76.
NAMPTWICH, v. 432.
NAP after dinner, ii. 407.
NAPIER, Rev. Alexander, edition of Boswell, ii. 391, n. 4.
NAPLES, iii. 19; v. 54.
_Naples, History of the Kingdom of_, iv. 3, n. 3.
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, ii. 393, n. 7.
NARES, Rev. Mr., iv. 389.
NARROW place, how far the mind grows narrow in a, ii. 246
NARROWNESS in expenses, v. 345-6;
a fit of narrowness, iv. 191.
NASH, Alderman, iii. 460.
NASH, Richard ('Beau'),
engages in a religious dispute at Bath, iv. 289, n. 1;
'here comes a fool,' i. 3, nn. 2, 3;
a pen his torpedo, i. 159, n. 4;
put down smoking at Bath, v. 60, n. 2.
NASH, Rev. Dr.,
_History of _Worcestershire_, i. 75, n. 3; iii. 271, n. 5.
NATION, state of common life, v. 109, n. 6.
NATIONAL CHARACTER, no permanence in, ii. 194.
NATIONAL DEBT, ii. 127; iii. 408, n. 4.
NATIONAL FAITH, iv, 21.
NATIVE PLACE, love of one's, iv. 147.
NATIVES. See under INDIANS and SAVAGES.
NATURAL HISTORY, iii. 273.
_Natural History_. See GOLDSMITH, Oliver, _Animated Nature_.
NATURAL PHILOSOPHY, ii. 55.
NATURE, Boswell's want of relish for its beauties, i. 461;
all men envious and thieves by nature, iii. 271;
state of nature, iii. 49; v. 88.
See under SAVAGES.
_Nature Displayed_, iv. 311.
_Navigation_, ii. 136, n. 2; iii. 362.
_Navvy_, iii. 362, n. 5.
NEANDER, ii. 274.
NECESSITY, an eternal, v. 47.
See under FREE WILL.
NECKER, Mme., Garrick's _Hamlet_, v. 38, n. 2.
NEGROES. See SLAVES.
NEGROES,--law-cases. See KNIGHT, Joseph, and SOMERSET, James.
NELSON, Robert, Festivals and Fasts, ii. 458; iv. 311;
friend of Archibald Campbell, v. 357; the
original of Sir Charles Grandison, ii. 458, n. 3.
NENI, Count, iii. 35.
NERO, ii. 255, n. 4.
NERVES, weak, iv. 280.
NETHERLANDS, Johnson's projected tour, i. 470; iii. 454;
Temple's account of the drinking, iii. 330.
_Network_, defined, i. 294.
NEUFCHATEL, ii. 215.
_New Bath Guide_, i. 388, n. 3.
NEW FLOODGATE IRON, iv. 193.
NEW PLACE, effects of a, iii. 128.
_New Protestant Litany_, i. 176, n. 2.
NEW SOUTH WALES, iv. 125, n. 1.
_New Testament_, most difficult book in the world, iii. 298.
NEW ZEALAND, iii. 49.
NEWBERY, Francis,
bookseller, and dealer in quack medicines, v. 30, n. 3;
Johnson's advice to him about a fiddle, iii. 242, n. 1.
NEWBERY, John, the bookseller,
children's books, iv. 8, n. 3;
Goldsmith's publisher, iii. 100, n. 1; v. 30, n. 3;
James's powder, vendor of, iii. 4, n. 1
'Jack Whirler' of The Idler, v. 30, n. 3;
Johnson's debts to him, i. 350, n. 3;
publishes his Idler, i. 330, 335, n. 1;
The World Displayed, i. 345.
NEWCASTLE, famous townsmen, v. 16, n. 4;
Johnson passes through it, ii. 264, 266; v. 16;
story of a ghost, iii. 297, 394.
NEWCASTLE, first Duke of, i. 151.
NEWCASTLE, second Duke of, iv. 63.
NEWCASTLE FLY, ii. 377, n. 1.
NEWCASTLE ship-master, a, v. 312.
NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LINE, iii. 135, n. 1.
NEWCOME, Colonel (in The Newcomes), ii. 300, n. 3.
NEWFOUNDLAND FISHERY, iii. 203, n. 1.
NEWHALL, Lord, iii. 151.
NEWHAVEN, Lord, iii. 407-8.
NEWMAN, Cardinal,
Johnson's truthfulness, iv. 305, n. 3;
Oxford about the year 1770, ii. 445, n. 1.
NEWMARKET, i. 383, n. 3.
NEWMARSH, Captain, v. 134.
NEWPORT School in Shropshire, i. 50, 132, n. 1.
NEWSPAPERS,
booksellers, governed by the, v. 402, n. l;
everything put into them, iii. 79, 330;
knowledge diffused, ii. 170;
Macpherson's 'supervision,' ii. 307, n. 4;
in the time of the Usurpation, v. 366;
whole world informed, ii. 208.
NEWSWRITERS, ii. 170, n. 3; iii. 267, n. 1.
NEWTON, Sir Isaac,
_Arguments in Proof of a Deity_, i. 309;
a worthy carman will get to heaven as well as he, iii. 288;
Bentley's verses, mentioned in, iv. 23, n. 3;
free from singularities, ii. 74, n, 3;
house in St. Martin's Street, iv. 134;
infidelity, reported early, i. 455;
Johnson's admiration of him, ii. 125;
Leibnitz and Clarke, v. 287;
mathematical knowledge unequalled, iv. 217;
poet, as a, v. 35;
'stone dolls,' ii. 439, n. 1.
NEWTON, John, Bishop of Bristol and Dean of St. Paul's,
_Account of his own Life_, iv. 285, n. 3, 286, n. 1;
censures Johnson, iv. 285, n. 3;
Johnson's retaliation, iv. 285-6;
_Dissertation on the Prophecies_, iv. 286;
mentioned, i. 79, n. 2.
NEWTON, John, of Lichfield, father of the Bishop, i. 79, n. 2.
NEWTON, Rev. John,
engaged in the slave trade, iii. 203, n. 1;
Johnson's 'conversion,' iv. 272, n. 1.
NEWTON, Dr., i. 227, n. 3.
NEWTON, Mr., of Lichfield, v. 428.
NICCOLSON, of Scorbreck, v. 195.
NICHOLS, Dr. Frank,
_De Anima Medica_, iii. 163;
physician to the King, turned out by Lord Bute, ii. 354;
rule of attendance as a physician, iii. 164.
NICHOLS, John,
account of him, iv. 437;
_Anecdotes of William Bowyer, iv. 161, 369, 437;
Essex Head Club, member of the, iv. 254, 437, 438;
_Gent. Mag_., edits, i. 90, n. 4; iv. 437;
Johnson, anecdotes of, iv. 407, n. 4;
funeral, invitation card to, iv. 419, n. 1;
and Henderson the actor, iv. 244, n. 2;
last days, iv. 407-10; v. 69, n. 1;
letters to him: See under JOHNSON, letters;
spells his name wrongly, iv. 36, n. 4;
_Literary Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century_, iv. 369, n. 1, 437;
Thirlby, memoir of, iv. 161, n. 4;
Tyers and _The Idler_, iii. 308, n. 3;
mentioned, i. 84, n. 3, 99, 102, n. 2, 135, 231, n. 2; iv. 359.
NICHOLSON ----, an advocate, v. 213.
NICKNAMES, i. 385, n. 1.
NICOL, George, the bookseller, iv. 251;
letter from Johnson, iv. 365.
NICOLAIDA, ii. 379.
NIDIFICATION, ii. 249.
NIGHT-CAPS, v. 268-9, 306.
_Night Thoughts_. See YOUNG.
NILE, a waterfall on it, i. 88, n. 2.
NISBET, Rev. Mr., v. 73.
NISBET, ----, an advocate, v. 213.
NISBETT, Sir John, iii. 205, n. 1.
NITROGEN, discovery of, iv. 237, n. 6.
_No Sir_,
as used by Johnson, ii. 452; iii. 70, 178, 185, 304;
explained by Boswell, iv. 315.
NOBILITY,
fortune-seeking, ii. 126;
respect due to them, i. 447; iv. 114;
in virtue above the average, iii. 353;
unconstitutional influence in elections, iv. 248, 250.
NOBLE, Mark, _Memoirs of Cromwell_, iv. 236, n. 1.
NOBLE AUTHORS, iv. 113-5.
NOBLEMAN, an indolent Scotch, iv. 87.
NODOT, Abbe, iii. 286, n. 2.
NOLLEKENS, Joseph, iii. 219, n. 1; iv. 421, n. 2.
NOLLEKENS, Mrs., iii. 217.
NONJURORS, Archibald Campbell, v. 357;
Cibber's _Nonjuror_, applicable to them, ii. 321;
comparative criminality in taking and refusing the oaths, ii. 321-2;
could not reason, iv. 286-8;
Falconer, Bishop, iii. 371-2;
Johnson never in one of their meeting-houses, iv. 288.
_Nonpareil_, v. 414, n. 2.
NORBURY PARK, iv. 43.
NORES, Jason de, ii. 444.
NORFOLK, militia, i. 307, n. 4;
sale of the _Rambler_ in the county, i. 208, n. 3;
mentioned, iv. 134.
_Norfolk Prophecy_, i. 143.
NORRIS,--, a staymaker, i. 103.
NORTH, Dudley. See LONG.
NORTH, Frederick, Lord (second Earl of Guilford),
Coalition Ministry, iv. 223, n. I;
Conciliatory Propositions, iii. 221;
_Falkland's Islands_, stops the sale of, ii. 136;
Fox's dismissal from the Treasury, ii. 274, n. 7;
Gibbon, admired by, v. 269, n. 1;
humour, v. 409;
Johnson, fear of, as an M.P., ii. 137, n. 3;
no friend to, ii. 147;
goes to his house, v. 248;
proposes the degree of LL.D. for, ii. 318, n. 1;
writes to the Vice-Chancellor, ii. 331;
King's agent, merely the, ii. 355, n. i;
Macdonald, Mr., abused by, v. 153, n. 1;
ministry: See under MINISTRIES;
subscription to the Articles, upholds, ii. 150, n. 7;
Thurlow's hatred of him, iv. 349, n. 3.
_North Briton_, essay by Chatterton, iii. 201, n. 3;
Johnson's definitions, i. 295, n. 1.
See under WILKES.
NORTH POLE, voyage to the, v. 236.
NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, v. 295.
NORTHCOTE, James, Boswell's self-reproach, v. 129, _i_ 1;
Goldsmith and _Cross-Readings_, iv. 322, n. 2;
Goldsmith on entering a room, i. 413, n. 2;
Johnson's character of Mudge, iv. 77, n. 1;
Johnson's interview with George III, ii. 42, n. 2;
Lowe the painter, iv. 202, n. 1;
Pulteney's oratory, i. 152, n. 3;
Reynolds appointed painter to the King, iv. 366, n. 2;
dinner-parties, iv. 312, n. 3;
influence in the Academy, iv. 219, n. 4;
and Mrs. Siddons, iv. 242, n. 2;
use of 'Sir,' i. 245, n. 3;
visit to Devonshire, i. 377, n. 1;
Reynolds's, Miss, pictures, iv. 229, n. 4;
sees _She Stoops to Conquer_, ii. 233, n. 3.
NORTHEND, iv. 28, n. 7.
NORTHINGTON, Lord Chancellor, i. 45, n. 4.
NORTHINGTON, second Earl of, Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland in 1783, iv. 200.
NORTHUMBERLAND, a breed of reindeer, ii. 168, n. 1;
plantations of trees, iii. 272;
price of corn in 1778, iii. 226, n. 2.
NORTHUMBERLAND, first Duke of,
_Capability_ Brown his guest, iii. 400, n. 2;
Dr. Mounsey at his table, ii. 64;
Goldsmith's visionary project, iv. 22, n. 3;
Irish vice-roy, ii. 132; iv. 22, n. 3;
Johnson, civility to, iii. 272, n. 3; iv. 117, n. 1.
NORTHUMBERLAND, Elizabeth Duchess of,
Batheaston Vase, writes for the, ii. 337;
Boswell boasts of her acquaintance, iii. 271, n. 5;
Cock Lane Ghost, goes to hear the, i. 407, n, 1.
NORTHUMBERLAND, eighth Earl of, v. 403, n. 2.
NORTHUMBERLAND, Earls of, Dr. Percy's descent from them, iii. 271, n. 5.
NORTON, Sir Fletcher, first Lord Grantley,
account of him, ii. 472, n. 1;
his ignorance, ii. 91.
NORWAY, i. 425; ii. 103; v. 100, n. 1.
_Nose_ of the mind, iv. 335.
_Notes and Queries_,
Athenian blockhead, i. 73, n. 3;
Bowles, William, of Heale, iv. 235, n. 5;
Brooke's _Earl of Essex_, iv. 312, n. 5;
Ford family, will and pedigree, i. 49, n. 3;
Johnson's calculations about walling a garden, iv. 205, n. 1;
house in Bolt Court, ii. 427, n. 1;
letter on having a stroke of palsy, reprint of, iv. 229, n. 2;
(for his other letters to Hector, Taylor, &c., See under JOHNSON,
letters);
marriage register, i. 95, n. 2;
and Maty, i. 284, n. 3;
tutor to Mr. Whitby, i. 84, n. 2;
Johnson, Michael,
publishes Floyer's [Greek: Pharmako-basanos] i. 36, n. 3;
his marriage, i. 35, n. 1;
Johnson, Nathanael, i. 90, n. 3;
Langton's _navigation_, ii. 136, n. 2;
Pembroke College _Gaudy_, i. 273, n. 2;
_solution of continuity_, iii. 419, n. 1;
Swift 'a shallow fellow,' v. 44, n. 3;
Taylor's, Dr., separation from his wife, i. 472, n. 4.
NOTTINGHAM,
described by Hutton in 1741, i. 86, n. 2;
fair, iii. 207, n. 3;
a learned pig, iv. 373.
NOURSE, the bookseller, iii. 15, n. 2.
_Nouveau Tableau de Paris_, ii. 366, n. 2.
NOVA ZEMBLA, v. 392.
NOVALIS, iii. 11, n. 1.
NOVELTY,
boys' restless desire for it, iii. 385;
paper on it in _The Spectator_, iii. 33;
Rousseau's love of it, i. 441;
Goldsmith, ib., n. 1; iii. 376.
NOVEMBER THE FIFTH, Johnson's verses on it, i. 60.
NOWELL, Dr.,
Boswell and Johnson dine with him, iv. 295;
fast sermon on Jan. 30, ii. 152, n. 1; iv. 296.
NOYON, ii. 400.
_Nugae Antiquae_, iv. 180.
NUGENT, Colonel, ii. 136, n. 5.
NUGENT, Dr., account of him, i. 477, n. 4;
member of the Literary Club, i. 477; ii. 17, 240;
professor in the imaginary college, v. 108.
_Nullum numen adest_, &c., iv. 180.
NUMBERS, science of. See ARITHMETIC and MATHEMATICS.
NUNCOMAR, iv. 70, n. 2.
_Nuremberg Chronicle_, v. 456.
NURSE, putting oneself to, ii. 474.
'Nux gar erchetai,'[Greek] ii. 57.
NUYS, iii. 235, n. 1.

O.

OAKES, Mrs., i. 407, n. 3.
OAKOVER, v. 429-30.
OATHS,
abjuration, oath of, ii. 220, 321, n. 4;
examination under oath, v. 390;
imposition of oaths, ii. 321, n. 4.
See SWEARING.
OATS,
defined, i. 294; iv. 168;
oat-ale, ii. 463;
oat-cakes eaten in Lichfield, ii. 463;
oatmeal eaten dry, v. 308;
'they who feed on it are barbarians,' v. 406.
OBEDIENCE, iii. 294.
OBJECTIONS may be made to everything, ii. 128; iii. 26.
OBLIGATIONS,
moral and ritual, ii. 376;
perfect and imperfect, ii. 250;
Reynolds's reflection on gaining freedom from them, i. 246.
OBLIVION, iv. 27, n. 5;
morbid, v. 68.
O'BRIEN, William, the actor,
described by Walpole, iv. 243, n. 6;
his marriage, ii. 328, n. 3.
OBSCENITY, repressed in Johnson's company, iv. 295.
OBSERVANCE OF DAYS, ii. 458.
_Observations on Diseases of the Army_, iv. 176, n. 1.
_Observations on his Britanick Majesty's Treaties, &c_., i. 308.
_Observations on the Present State of Affairs_, i. 308, 310.
_Observer, The_, iv. 64.
OBSTINACY, must be overcome, ii. 184.
OCCUPATION, iii. 180;
hereditary, v. 120.
O'CONNOR, Charles, Johnson's letters to him, i. 321; iii. 111.
OCTAVIA, iv. 446.
ODD, nothing odd will do long, ii. 449.
ODE, Goldsmith's account of one, iv. 13.
_Ode, Ad Urbanum_, i. 113.
_Ode, An_, i. 178.
_Ode, In Theatre_, ii. 324, n. 3.
_Ode on Solitude_, iii. 197.
_Ode on St. Cecilia's Day,_ i. 420.
_Ode on the British Nation_, iv. 442.
_Ode on the Peace_, iv. 282.
_Ode on Winter_, i. 182.
_Ode to Friendship_, i. 158.
_Ode to Melancholy_, i. 122, n. 4.
_Ode to Mrs. Thrale_, a caricature, iv. 387.
_Ode to Mrs. Thrale_, written in Sky, v. 158.
_Ode to the Warlike Genius of Britain_, iii. 374.
_Ode upon the Isle of Sky_, v. 155.
_Odes. See_ CIBBER, COLLEY, and GRAY, Thomas.
_Odes to Obscurity and Oblivion_, ii. 334.
ODIN, iii. 274.
ODYSSEY. See HOMER.
_Oedipus Tyrannus_,
Johnson's preface to Maurice's translation, iii. 370, n. 2.
_Ofellus_, i. 104.
OFFELY, Mr., i. 97.
OFFICER. See SOLDIER.
OGDEN, Rev. Dr. Samuel, _Sermons_,
Boswell edified by them, v. 29;
caricatured by Rowlandson, ib., n. 1;
Johnson wishes to read them, iii. 248;
tries to, v. 29, 88;
prevailed on to read one aloud, v. 350;
on original sin, iv. 123, n. 3;
on prayer, v. 38, 58, 68, 282, 325;
quotation from one, v. 351.
OGILBY, John, i. 55.
OGILVIE, Dr. John,
_Poems_, i. 421, 423, n. 1;
praises Scotland, i. 425.
OGILVY, Sir James, v. 227, n. 4.
OGLETHORPE, General,
account of him, i. 127, n. 4, 128, n. 1;
Belgrade, siege of, ii. 181;
birth, ii. 180, n. 2;
Boswell and the Corsicans, ii. 59, n. 1;
to Shebbeare, introduces, iv. 112;
communicates particulars of his life to, ii. 351 n. 3;
Caligula and the Senate, iii. 283;
dinners at his house, ii. 179, 217, 232, 350; iii. 52, 282;
v. 138, n. 1;
duelling, defends, ii. 179;
father, his, iv. 171;
Georgia, colonises, i. 127, n. 4;
Johnson's _London_, patronises, i. 127;
visits, iv. 170;
willing to write his _Life_, ii. 351;
luxury, declaims against, iii. 282;
'never completes what he has to say,' iii. 57;
Pope's lines on him, i. 127, n. 4;
Prendergast and Sir J. Friend, ii. 182;
Prince of Wirtemberg and the glass of wine, ii. 180;
vivacity and knowledge, iii. 56;
Wesley, Charles, ill-uses, i. 127, n. 4.
OGLETHORPE, Mr., ii. 272.
'O'HARA, you are welcome,' v. 263.
OIL OF VITRIOL, ii. 155;
Johnson's, v. 15, n. 1.
O'KANE, the harper, v. 315.
OKERTON, i. 194, n. 2.
OLD AGE, desirable, how far, iv. 156;
evils, its, iii. 337;
memory, failure of, iii. 191;
men less tender in old age, v. 240, n. 2;
mind growing torpid, iii. 254;
_senectus_, iii. 344.
OLD BAILEY, _Sessional Reports_,
Baretti's trial, ii. 97, n. 1;
Bet Flint's, iv. 103, n. 3;
contain 'strong facts,' ii. 65.
_Old Man's Wish, The_, iv. 19.
OLD MEN, loss of the companions of their youth, iii. 217;
putting themselves to nurse, ii. 474;
supposed to be decayed in intellect, iv. 181.
OLD STREET CLUB, iii. 443-4; iv. 187.
OLD SWINFORD, v. 432.
OLDFIELD, Dr., iii. 57.
OLDHAM, John, _Imitation of Juvenal_, i. 118.
OLDMIXON, John, i. 294, n. 9.
OLDYS, William, account of him, i. 175;
author of _Busy, curious, thirsty fly_, ii. 281, n. 5;
_Harleian Catalogue_, compiles part of the, i. 28;
Harleian Library, on the price paid for the, i. 154;
notes on _Langbaine_, iii. 30, n. 1.
O'LEARY, Father Arthur,
_Remarks on Wesley's Letter_, ii. 121, n. 1; v. 35 n. 3.
OLIVER, Alderman, iv. 140, n. 1.
OLIVER, Dame, i. 43.
_Olla Podrida_, iv. 426, n. 3.
OMAI, iii. 8.
OMBERSLEY, v. 455.
ONSLOW, Arthur, the Speaker,
challenged by Elwall the Quaker, ii. 164, n. 5;
Richardson gave vails to his servants, v. 396.
OPERA GIRLS, in France, iv. 171.
OPIE, John, iv. 421, n. 2, 443.
OPINION, hurt by differences in it, iii. 380.
OPIUM, use of it, iv. 171.
OPPONENTS, good-humour with them, iii. 10;
how they should be treated, ii. 442.
OPPOSITION, the, Johnson and Sir P.J. Clerk argue on it, iv. 81;
describes it as meaning rebellion, iv. 139, n. 3;
in 1783, describes it as 'factious,' iv. 164.
OPPOSITION increases political differences, v. 386.
ORANGE PEEL, Johnson's use of it, ii. 330, 331, n. 1; iv. 204;
manufacture, iv. 204.
ORATORS cannot be translated, iii. 36.
ORATORY, action in speaking, i. 334; ii. 211;
Johnson and Wilkes discuss it, iv. 104;
a man's powers not to be estimated by it, ii. 339;
old Sheridan's oratory, iv. 207, 222.
ORCHARDS, Johnson's advice, ii. 132;
Madden's saying, iv. 205;
unknown in many parts, iv. 206.
ORD, Mrs., iv. 1, n. 1, 325, n. 2.
ORDE, Lord Chief Baron, ii. 354, n. 4; v. 28.
ORDE, Miss, v. 28, n. 2.
ORDINARY OF NEWGATE, and the Cock Lane Ghost, i. 407, n. 1.
See Rev. Mr. MOORE and Rev. Mr. VILLETTE.
ORFORD, third Earl of, iv. 334, n. 6.
ORFORD, fourth Earl of. See WALPOLE, Horace.
_Oriental Gardening_. See CHAMBERS, Sir William.
ORIGIN OF EVIL, v. 117, 366.
_Original Letters_. See WARNER, Rebecca.
ORIGINAL SIN, Johnson's paper on it, iv. 123;
Ogden's sermon, ib., n. 3.
_Orlando Furioso_, i. 278, n. 1.
ORME, Captain, iv. 88.
ORME, Robert, the historian,
admires Johnson's _Journey to the Western Islands_, ii. 300;
v. 408, n. 4;
and his talk, iii. 284;
mapping of the East Indies and Highlands of Scotland compared, ii. 356.
ORMOND, House of,
gives three Chancellors in succession to Oxford, i. 281, n. 1.
ORMOND, first Duke of, _Life_ by Carte, v. 296, n. 1.
ORMOND, second Duke of,
impeached, i. 281, n. 1;
leads a Spanish expedition to Scotland, v. 140, n. 3.
_Orphan of China_. See MURPHY.
ORPHEUS, i. 458.
ORRERY, Earls of, a family of writers, v. 237.
ORRERY, first Earl of, a play-writer, v. 237.
ORRERY, fourth Earl of,
Bentley's antagonist, v. 238, n. 1;
his will, ib., n. 5.
ORRERY, fifth Earl of,
anecdote of the Duchess of Buckingham, iii. 239;
caught at literary eminence, ii. 129; iii. 183;
dignified, not, iv. 174;
feeble writer, i. 185, n. 3;
feeble-minded, v. 238;
Johnson describes his character, v. 238;
_Dictionary_, presents, to the _Academia della Crusca_, i. 298;
praises the _Plan_ of it, i. 185;
friendship with, i. 243;
never sought after him, iii. 314;
writes a dedication to him for Mrs. Lennox, i. 255;
_Remarks on Swift_, i. 9, n. 1; iii. 249; iv. 39; v. 238;
mentioned, iv. 17, n. 3, 29, n. 2.
ORTON, Job, _Memoirs of Doddridge_, v. 271.
OSBORN, a Birmingham printer, i. 86.
OSBORNE, Sir D'Anvers, iv. 181, n. 3.
OSBORNE, Francis, ii. 193.
OSBORNE, Thomas,
Coxeter's collection of poets, buys, iii. 158;
_Harleian Catalogue_, publishes the, i. 28, 154, 158;
Harleian Library, buys the, i. 154;
Johnson dates a letter from his shop, i. 161;
beats him, i. 154, 375, n. 1; iii. 344;
describes his 'impassive dulness,' i. 154, n. 2.
OSSIAN. See MACPHERSON, James.
OSSORY, Lord,
member of the Literary Club, i. 479;
mentioned, iii. 399, n. 2.
OSTENTATION,
Boswell's rebuked, i. 465;
shown in quoting Lords, iv. 183.
OTAHEITE,
bread-tree, ii. 248;
custom of eating dogs, ii. 232;
mode of slaughtering animals, v. 246;
rights of children, v. 330;
savages from whom nothing can be learnt, iii. 49;
Boswell's defence of them, iv. 308.
_Othello_, its moral, iii. 39.
OTWAY, Thomas,
Johnson's opinion of him, iv. 21;
neglected, ii. 341, n. 3;
_Romeo and Juliet_, alters, v. 244, n. 2;
tenderness, iv. 21, n. 1;
tolling a bell, ii. 131, n. 2.
OUGHTON, Sir Adolphus, v. 43;
his learning, v. 45, 124;
quiets a military revolt, v. 142, n. 2;
mentioned, v. 272, 394.
OURAN-OUTANG, v. 46, 248.
OVERALL, Bishop, v. 356, n. 2.
OVERBURY, Sir Thomas, ii. 76.
_Overbury, Sir Thomas_, a Tragedy, iii. 115.
OVERTON, Rev. J. H., _Life of William Law_, ii. 122, n. 6.
OVID,
Sappho, ii. 181;
quotations,
_Ars Am_. 3. 121, v. 204, n. 4;
_Ars Am_. 3. 339, ii. 238, n. 2;
_Ep. ex. Ponto_ I. 3, 35, iii. 178, n. 2; v. 265 n. 3;
_Heroides_ I. 2, v. 15, n. 5;
_Heroides_ I. 4, i. 242, n. 1;
_Met_. I. 1, i. 387;
_Met_. 1. 85, ii. 326, n. 1;
_Met_. 2. 13, iii. 280;
_Met_. iii. 724. i. 108;
_Met_. xiii. 19, i. 314;
_.Tristia_, iv. 10, 51, iv. 443.
OXFORD, Harley, first Earl of,
Bolingbroke's character of him, iii. 236, n. 3.
OXFORD, second Earl of,
_Bibliotheca Harleiana_, i. 153, 154.
OXFORD, advantages for learning, ii. 52;
All Souls College, Shenstone's 'enemies in the gate,' i. 94, n. 5;
its library the largest in Oxford except the Bodleian, ii. 35;
a place for study for a man who has a mind to _prance_, ii. 67, n. 2;
Angel Inn,
Boswell and Johnson spend two evenings there, ii. 440, 449;
Pitt (Earl of Chatham) hears treasonable songs, i. 271, n. 1;
'Bacon's mansion,' iii. 357; v. 42;
Balliol College, ii. 338, n. 2; v. 117, n. 4;
balloon ascent, iv. 378;
Beattie and Reynolds made Doctors of Law, v. 90, n. 1;
Bocardo, Lydiat imprisoned in it, i. 194, n. 2;
Bodleian, _Annals of the Bodleian_, iv. 161, n. 1;
Blackstone's portrait, iv. 91, n. 2;
Boswell presents MSS. to it, iii. 358, n. 1;
closed one week in the year, iii. 367, n. 3;
_Evelina_, iv. 223, n. 4;
Johnson presents books to it, i. 274, n. 2, 302; ii. 279, n. 5;
a fragment of his Diary among the MSS., ii. 476;
largest library in Oxford, ii. 35;
_Recuyell of the historyes of Troye_, v. 459, n. 2;
Welsh MS. on music, iii. 367;
Bodley's Dome, iii. 357;
Boswell's visits to Oxford: See BOSWELL, Oxford;
Brasenose College, James Boswell, junior, a member of it, i. 15;
Rev. Mr. Churton, a Fellow, iv. 212, n. 4;
Johnson seen near its gate, iv. 300, n. 2;
The Principal's advice,
_Cave de resignationibus_, ii. 337, n. 4;
Broadgates Hall,
the ancient foundation of Pembroke College, i. 75, n. 3;
Castle (prison),
Wesley preaches to the prisoners, i. 459, n. 1;
'caution' money, i. 58, n. 2;
Chancellors, three of the House of Ormond, i. 281, n. 1;
Earl of Westmoreland, i. 281, n. 1, 348, n. 2;
Lord North, ii. 318, n. 1;
Christ Church, Bateman, Rev. Mr., a Tutor, i. 76;
bequest from Lord Orrery, v. 238, n. 5;
Burton, Robert, elected student, i. 59;
'Canons
Sir, it is a great thing to dine with the Canons,' ii. 445;
dinners lasted six hours, ib., n. 1;
devotion of a studious man, i. 296, n. 3;
Johnson mocked by the men, i. 77;
Library, not so large as All Souls, ii. 35;
a place for study for a man who has a mind to _prance_, ii. 67, n. 2;
MSS. on music, iii. 366;
Psalmanazar lodged there, iii. 445, 449;
Smith, Edmund, a member, i. 75, n. 5;
expelled, ii. 187, n. 3;
Taylor enters by Johnson's advice, i. 76;
confounded with another John Taylor, ib., n. 1;
West describes it in 1736, i. 76, n. 1;
Christ Church meadow, Johnson slides on the ice, i. 59, 272;
walking on it without a band, iii. 13, n. 3;
Clarendon Press,
Johnson's advice about its management, ii. 424-6, 441;
put under better regulations, ii. 35;
printing _Polybius_, ib.;
and King Alfred's will, iv. 133, n. 2;
Coffee-house,
Johnson is wanton and insolent to Sheridan, ii. 320; v. 360;
advises Warton to snatch time from the coffee-house, i. 279;
Colleges, their authority lessened, iii. 262;
bequests to them, iii. 306;
College joker, iv. 288;
College servants, i. 271, n. 2;
Commemoration of 1754, i. 146, n. 1;
Common rooms, the students excluded from them, ii. 443;
mentioned in Warton's _Progress of Discontent_, iii. 323, n, 4;
condemnation-sermon, i. 273;
degree conferred without examination, iii. 13, n. 3;
an honorary degree, i. 278, n. 2;
_Demy_, a scholar of Magdalen College, i. 61, n. 1.
East Gate, i. 61, n. 3;
education not by lectures, iv. 92;
execution for forgery, i. 147, n. 1;
Gaudies, i. 60, n. 4; ii. 445, n. 1;
George I's troop of horse, i. 281, n. 1;
Hastings's, Warren, projected institution, iv. 68, n. 2;
High-street, Johnson standing astride the kennel, ii. 268, n. 2;
walking along it without a band, iii. 13, n. 3;
Iffley, iv. 295;
ignorance of things necessary to life, ii. 52, n. 2;
scholastic ignorance of mankind, ii. 425;
indifference to literature, i. 275, n. 2;
Jacobitism, i. 72, n. 3, 146, n. 1, 279, n. 5, 281, n. 1, 282, n. 3,
296, n. 1; ii. 443, n. 4;
Jeffrey, Lord, an undergraduate, ii. 159, n. 6;
Johnson elevated by approaching it, iv. 284;
gives a toast among some grave men, ii. 478; iii. 200;
neglected in his youth, i. 77, n. 4;
receives the degree of M.A., i. 275, 278, n. 2, 280-283;
of D.C.L., i. 488, n. 3; ii. 331-3;
says he wished he had learnt to play at cards, iii. 23;
(for his visits to Oxford, See iii. 450-3,
and under many headings of this title);
Kettel Hall, account of it, i. 289, n. 2;
Johnson lodges in it, i. 270, n. 5;
Lincoln College, Chambers, Robert, a member of it, i. 274, 336;
Mortimer, Dr., the Rector, great at denying, ii. 268, n. 2;
Wesley, John, a Tutor, i. 63, n. 1;
_London_, effect produced by, i. 127;
Magdalen Bridge, built by Gwynn, ii. 438, n. 3; v. 454, n. 2;
Magdalen College,
Addison elected a Demy, i. 61, n, 1;
Gibbon, described by, ii. 443, n. 4; iii. 13, n. 3;
Home, Dr., the President, mentioned, ii. 279;
Boswell and Johnson drink tea with him, ii. 445;
Warton, Thomas, senior, a fellow, i. 449, n. 1;
Magdalen Hall, i. 336;
_Manege_ projected, ii. 424;
Market built by Gwynn, v. 454, n. 2;
Merton College,
Boswell saunters in the walks, iv. 299;
mentioned, ii. 438;
Methodists,
rise of the, i. 58, n. 3, 68, n. 1;
expulsion of six, ii. 187;
Murray, William (Earl of Mansfield), matriculates, ii. 194, n. 3;
New Inn Hall,
Boswell and Johnson visit it, ii. 46;
Johnson walks in the Principal's garden, ii. 268, n. 2;
_Olla Podrida_, iv. 426, n. 3;
Oriel College,
common-room filled on Gilbert White's visits, ii. 443, n. 4;
Provost assisted to bed by his butler, ii. 445, n. 1;
Oseney Abbey,
Johnson views its ruins with indignation, i. 273;
Paoli visits it, v. i, n. 3;
Parker, Sackville, the bookseller, iv. 308;
Parks, i. 279;
Pembroke College,
ale-house near the gate, iii. 304;
Barton, Mr. A. T., Fellow and Tutor, v. 117, n. 4;
blue-stocking party, iv. 151, n. 2;
butler, i. 271;
buttery-books, ii. 444, n. 3;
Camden's Latin grace, v. 65, n. 2;
caution-book, i. 58, n. 2;
chapel, i. 59, n. 1;
Common-room, Johnson's games at draughts, ii. 444;
his portrait, iv. 151, n. 2;
declamations, i. 71, n. 2;
Edwards, Oliver, iii. 302-4, 306;
eminent members, i. 75;
gateway, i. 74; gaudy, i. 60, n. 4, 273, n. 2;
Johnson enters, i. 58;
leaves, i. 78;
length of his residence, ib., n. 2;
eulogium on it, i. 75, nn. 3 and 5;
first exercise, i. 71; iv. 309;
first visit in 1754, i. 271;
and Boswell visit it in 1776, ii. 441;
Johnson in 1782, iv. 151, n. 2;
and Boswell in June, 1784, iv. 285; v. 357;
last visit (Nov. 1784), iv. 376;
'nowhere so happy,' ib., n. 2;
'a frolicksome fellow,' i. 73;
meets Dr. Price, iv. 238, n. 1, 434;
neglected by the Master, i. 272;
rooms, i. 72, 73, n. 1;
shows it to Hannah More, i. 75, n. 5; iv. 151, n. 2;
library, Johnson presents it with his _Works_, i. 74;
Johnson's _Tracts_, ii. 315, n. 2;
_Politian_, iv. 371, n. 2;
Masters,
Dr. Panting, i. 72;
Dr. Radcliffe, i. 271;
Dr. Adams: See under DR. ADAMS;
life in the Master's house, iv. 305;
_Manuscripts_, i. 79, n. 2, 90, n. 3; ii. 215, n. 2; iv. 84, n. 4,
94, n. 3, 376, n. 4;
members in residence, i. 63, n. 1;
'nest of singing birds,' i. 75; iv. 151, n. 2;
November 5 kept with solemnity, i. 60;
'_Pembrochienses voco ad certamen poeticum_, i. 75, n. 5;
property bequeathed to it, iii. 306;
residence, length of, i. 78, n. 2;
Saturday weekly themes, i. 59, n. 3;
sconces, i. 59, n. 3;
servitors, i. 73, n. 4;
weekly bills, i. 78, n. 1;
Whitefield a servitor, i. 59, n. 3, 73, n. 4;
population in 1789, iii. 450;
post coach, Boswell, Johnson and Gwynn ride in it, ii. 438; iii. 129;
Boswell and Johnson, iv. 283;
'Prologue spoken before the Duke of York at Oxford,' ii. 465;
Queen's College, Jacobite singing, i. 271, n. 1;
Lancaster, Dr., the Provost, i. 61, n. 1;
Radcliffe Library, opening, i. 279, n. 5;
Wise, Francis, the librarian, i. 275, n. 4;
Radcliffe's travelling-fellowships, iv. 293;
residence required in 1781, iii. 13, n. 3;
Rewley Abbey, Johnson views its ruins with indignation, i. 273;
riding school projected, ii. 424;
Secker's variation of 'Church and King,' iv. 29;
Servitors, hunted, i. 73, n. 4;
employed in transcription, i. 276;
advantages of servitorships, v. 122;
Sheldonian Theatre,
Johnson present at the instalment of the Chancellor, i. 348, n. 2;
St. Edmund's Hall, expulsion of Methodists, ii. 187, n. 1;
St. John's College, Vicesimus Knox, iii. 13, n. 3;
St. Mary's Church,
Johnson joins there a grand procession, i. 348, n. 2;
sermon on his death, iv. 422;
Panting's, Dr., sermon, i. 72, n. 3;
Whitefield receives the sacrament, i. 68, n. 1;
St. Mary's Hall,
Principals--Dr. King, i. 279, n. 5;
Dr. Nowell, iv. 295;
Story, the Quaker, describes the Undergraduates in 1731, i. 68, n. 1.
Trinity College,
Beauclerk, Topham, i. 248;
Boswell and Johnson call on T. Warton, ii. 446;
Johnson speaks of taking up his abode there, i. 272;
gives Baskerville's _Virgil_ to the library, ii. 67;
Langton enters, i. 247, n. 1, 248;
Presidents--Dr. Huddesford, i. 280, n. 2;
Dr. Kettel, i. 289, n. 2;
Walmsley, Gilbert, enters, i. 81, n. 2;
Warton, Thomas, a Fellow, i. 270, n. 1;
Wise, Francis, a Fellow, i. 275, n. 4;
University College,
Boswell and Johnson call there in 1776, ii. 440-1;
dine on St. Cuthbert's Day, ii. 445;
dine with the Master, iv. 308;
chapel at six in the morning, ii. 381, n. 2;
Common Room,
Johnson's dispute in it with Dr. Mortimer, ii. 268, n. 2;
his three bottles of port, iii. 245;
his portrait, ii. 25, n. 2;
inscription on it, iii. 245, n. 3;
Coulson, Rev. Mr., v. 459, n. 4;
Johnson seen there by a Welsh schoolmaster, v. 447;
portraits of distinguished members, ii. 25, n. 2;
Scott, William, tutor, iv. 92, n. 2;
Wetherell, Dr., the Master: See under WETHERELL, Dr.;
University, described by R. West in 1735, i. 76, n. 1;
by Dr. Knox in 1781, iii. 13, n. 3; iv. 391, n. l;
worst time about 1770, ii. 445, n. 1;
University verses, ii. 371;
Vacation, Long, i. 63, n. 1;
Worcester College, Foote and Dr. Gower, ii. 95, n. 2.
OXFORDSHIRE, contested election of 1754, i. 282, n. 3.

P.

PACKWOOD, Warwickshire, i. 35, n. 1.
PADUA,
Johnson has a mind to go to it, i. 73; iii. 453;
Goldsmith went to it, i. 73, n. 2;
mentioned, i. 322.
PAIN
bodily pain easily supported, i. 157, n, 1;
violent pain of mind must be severely felt, ii. 469.
PAINTERS, the reputation of, iii. 43, n. 4.
PAINTING,
inferior to poetry, iv. 321;
labour not disproportionate to effect, ii. 439;
styles, iii. 280:
See under JOHNSON, painting.
PALACES, ii. 393.
PALATINES, the, iii. 456.
PALESTINE, v. 334, n. 1.
PALEY, Archdeacon,
attacks Gibbon, v. 203, n. 1;
Bishop Law's love of parentheses, iii. 402, n. 1;
on the right to the throne, v. 202-3.
PALMER, John, _Answer to Dr. Priestley_, iii. 291, n. 2.
PALMER, Miss, Sir Joshua Reynolds's niece, iv. 165, n. 4.
PALMER, Rev. T. F.,
dines with Johnson, iv. 125;
transported for sedition, i. 467, n. 1; iv. 125, n. 2.
_Palmerin of England_, i. 49, n. 2.
_Palmerino d' Inghilterra_, iii. 2.
PALMERSTON, second Viscount,
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479;
black-balled, iv. 232;
elected, ib., n. 2, 326;
his respectable pedigree, i. 348, n. 5.
PALMERSTON, third Viscount (the Prime-Minister),
birth, iv. 232, n. 2.
subscribes to an annuity for Johnson's god-daughter, iv. 202, n. 1.
PALMYRA, iv. 126.
_Pamphlet_, defined, iii. 319.
PANCKOUCKE, i. 288.
PANDOUR, A., v. 60.
PANEGYRICS, iii. 155.
PANTHEON,
account of it, ii. 169, n. 1;
Boswell and Johnson visit it, ii. 166, 168.
PANTING, Rev. Dr. Matthew, i. 72.
'PANTING TIME,' iv. 25.
PANTOMIMES, i. 111, n. 2.
PAOLI, General,
account of him, ii. 71;
Auchinleck, Lord, described by, v. 382, n. 2;
Beattie, Johnson and Wilkes, describes, iv. 101;
Boswell, beautiful attention to, iii. 51, n. 3;
dedicates his _Corsica_ to him, ii. 1, n. 2; v. 1;
describes, to Miss Burney, i. 6, n. 2;
exact record of his sayings, ii. 434, n. 1;
his guest in London, ii. 375, n. 4; iii. 35;
visits him in Corsica, ii. 2, 4, n. 1;
makes himself known to him, i. 404, n. 2;
and the _omnia vanitas_, iv. 112, n. 3;
repeats anecdotes to him, i. 432, n. 2;
sends him some books, ii. 61;
vows sobriety to him, ii. 436, n. 1;
death kept out of sight, iii. 154;
dinners at his house, ii. 165, 220, 260; iii. 34, 52, 276, 278, 324-331;
iv. 330
(Johnson loves to dine with him, ib.);
drinks to the great vagabond, iii. 411, n. 1;
England, arrives in, ii. 71;
Goldsmith, compliments, ii. 224;
_Good-Natured Man_, mentioned in, ii. 45, n. 2;
_Histoire de Pascal Paoli_, par Arrighi, ii. 3, n. 1;
Homer, antiquity of, iii. 330;
house in South Audley Street, iii. 392;
infidelity, ii. 81, n. 1;
Johnson's description of his port, ii. 82;
funeral, at, iv. 419, n. 1;
introduction to him, ii. 80, 404;
voracious appetite, iv. 331;
languages, knowledge of, ii. 81, n. 3;
marriage, state of, ii. 165;
Mediterranean a subject for a poem, iii. 36;
melancholy, remedy for, ii. 423, n. 1;
pension, ii. 71, n. 2;
Scotland, visits, v. 22, n. 2, 382, n. 2;
sense of touch, ii. 190;
Stewart's mission to him, ii. 81, n. 1;
subordination and the hangman, i. 408, n. 1;
successful rebels and the arts, ii. 223;
Tasso, repeats a stanza of, iii. 330;
torture, uses, i. 467, n. 1;
Wales, visits, v. 448, 449;
Walpole's account of him, ii. 82; v. 1, n. 3;
Warley Camp, visits, iii. 368;
mentioned, ii. 377, n. 1; iii. 104, 282; iv. 326, 332.
_Papadendrion_, iii. 103.
PAPIER MACHE, v. 458.
PAPISTS. See ROMAN CATHOLICS.
_Papyrius Cursor_, iv. 322.
PARACELSUS, ii. 36, n. 1.
PARADISE, John,
account of him, iv. 364, n. 2;
Johnson and Priestley meet at his house, iv. 434;
Johnson's letter to him, iv. 364;
mentioned, i. 64; iii. 104, n. 5, 386; iv. 224, n. 2, 254, 272.
PARADISE, Peter, iv. 364, n. 2.
_Paradise Lost. See_ MILTON.
PARENTAL TYRANNY, i. 346, n. 2; iii. 377.
PARENTHESES,
a pound of them, iii. 402, n. 1;
Johnson disapproves of their use, iv. 190.
PARIS AND SUBURBS,
account of them in Johnson's Journal, ii. 389-99;
Austin Nuns, ii. 392;
_Avantcoureur_, ii. 398;
Bastille, ii. 396;
'beastliest town in the universe,' ii. 403, n. 1;
beer and brewers, ii. 396;
Benedictine friars, ii. 385, 390. 397, 399, 402; iii. 286; iv. 411;
boulevards, ii. 393;
chairs made of painted boards, ii. 395;
chambre de question, ii. 393;
Chatlois (Chatelet), Hotel de, ii. 389, 390;
Choisi, ii. 392;
Colosseum, ii. 394;
Conciergerie, ii. 392, n, 2;
Court at Fontainebleau, ii. 394;
its slovenliness, ii. 395;
at Versailles, v. 276;
Courts of Justice, ii. 391, 395;
_Ecole Militaire_, ii. 389, 402;
_Enfans trouves_, ii. 398;
Fathers of the Oratory, ii. 389;
fire first lighted on Oct. 27, ii. 397;
foot-ways, ii. 394, n. 3;
Gobelins, ii. 390; v. 107;
Grand Chartreux, ii. 398;
Greve, ii. 396;
Hebrides, in novelties inferior to the, ii. 387;
horses and saddles, ii. 395;
Hospitals, ii. 390;
Johnson saw little society, ii. 385;
killed, number of people, ii. 393;
Library, King's, ii. 397;
_London_, mentioned in, i. 119;
looking-glass factory, ii. 396;
Louvre, ii. 394;
low Parisians described by Mrs. Piozzi, v. 106, n. 4;
Luxembourg, ii. 398;
mean people only walk, ii. 394;
Meudon, ii. 397;
Observatory, ii. 389;
_Palais Bourbon_, ii. 393, 394;
_Palais Marchand_, ii. 391, 393;
_Palais Royal_, ii. 392;
payments, ii. 393; 396, 398;
_Place de Vendome_, ii. 390;
_Pont tournant_, ii. 392;
revival of letters, iii. 254;
roads near Paris empty, ii. 393;
Sansterre's brewery, ii. 396;
_Sellette_, ii. 392;
sentimentalists, iii. 149, n. 2;
Sevres, ii. 395, 397;
shops, mean, ii. 402;
sinking table, ii. 392;
society, compared with London for, iii. 253;
Sorbonne, ii. 397, 399; v. 406;
St. Cloud, ii. 397;
St. Denis, ii. 399;
St. Eustatia, ii. 398;
St. Germain, ii. 399;
St. Roque, ii. 390;
Sundays, ii. 394;
_Tournelle_, ii. 393;
Trianon, ii. 395;
Tuilleries, ii. 392, 394; iv. 282, n. 2;
University, i. 321, n. 6; v. 91, n. 1;
_Valet de place_, ii. 398.
_Parisenus and Parismenus_, iv. 8, n. 3.
PARISH, co-extensive with the manor, ii. 243;
compels men to find security for the maintenance of their family,
iii. 287;
election of ministers, ii. 244;
neglected ones, iii. 437.
PARISH-CLERKS, iv. 125.
PARKER, Chief Baron, i. 45, n. 4.
PARKER, John, of Browsholme, v. 431.
PARKER, Sackville, the Oxford book-seller, iv. 308.
PARLIAMENT, awed the press, i. 115;
corruption alleged, iii. 206;
crown influence, ii. 118;
debates: See DEBATES;
disadvantages of a seat, iv. 220;
dissolution: See under HOUSE OF COMMONS;
duration immaterial, ii. 73;
bill for shortening it,_ ib., n_. 2; iii. 460;
duration of parliaments from 1714 to 1773, v. 102, n. 2;
governing by parliamentary corruption, ii. 117;
Highlander's notion of one, v. 193;
Houses of Commons and of Lords: See under HOUSE OF COMMONS
and HOUSE OF LORDS;
Johnson projects an historical account, i. 155;
suggested as a member, ii. 136-9;
larger council, a, ii. 355;
Long Parliament, ii. 118;
members free from arrest by a bailiff, iv. 391, n. 2;
Pitt's motion for reform, iv. 165, n. 1;
speakers and places, iv. 223;
speeches, effect produced by, iii. 233-5;
upstarts getting into it, ii. 339;
use of it, ii. 355.
_Parliamentary History_, Johnson's _Debates_, i. 503, 508;
prosecution of Whitehead and Dodsley, i. 125, n. 3.
_Parliamentary Journals_, i. 117.
PARLOUR, company for the, ii. 120, n. 1.
PARNELL, Rev. Dr. Thomas, Contentment, iii. 122, n. 2;
drank too freely, iii. 155; iv. 54, n. 1, 398;
Goldsmith writes his _Life_, ii. 166;
_Hermit_, a disputed passage in his, iii. 220, 392-3;
Johnson writes his epitaph, iv. 54; v. 404;
and his _Life_, iv. 54;
Milton, compared with, v. 434;
_Night Piece_, ii. 328, n. 2.
PARODIES, Johnson's parodies of ballads, ii. 136, n. 4, 212, n. 4;
parodies of Johnson: See under JOHNSON, style.
PARR, Rev. Dr. Samuel,
describes himself as the second Grecian in England, iv. 385, n. 2;
Johnson, argues with, iv. 15;
character, describes, iv. 47, n. 2;
epitaph, writes, iv. 423-4,444-6;
_Life_, thinks of writing, iv. 443;
Latin scholarship, praises, iv. 385, n. 3;
reputation, defends, iv. 423;
writes him a letter of recommendation, iv. 15, n. 5;
neglected at Cambridge, i. 77, n. 4;
Priestley, defends, iv. 238, n. 1, 434;
Romilly, letter to, iv. 15, n. 5;
Sheridan's system of oratory, i. 394, n. 2;
Steevens, character of, iii. 281, n. 3;
_Tracts by Warburton_, &c., iv. 47, n. 2;
White's _Bampton Lectures_, iv. 443.
PARRHASIUS, iv. 104, n. 2.
PARSIMONY, quagmire of it, iii. 348;
timorous, iv. 154;
wretchedness, iii. 317.
PARSON, the life of a. See CLERGYMEN.
PARSONS, the impostor in the Cock Lane Ghost, i. 406, n. 3.
PARTNEY, ii. 17.
PARTY, Burke's definition, ii. 223, n. 1;
sticking to party, ii. 223; v. 36.
PASCAL, Johnson gives Boswell _Les Pensees_, iii. 380;
read by Hannah More, iv. 88, n. 1.
_Passenger_, iv. 85, n. 1.
PASSION-WEEK. See JOHNSON, Passion-week.
PASSIONS, purged by tragedy, iii. 39.
_Pastern_, defined, i. 293, 378.
_Pastor Fido_, iii. 346.
PATAGONIA, v. 387.
_Pater Noster_, the, v. 121.
PATERNITY, its rights lessened, iii. 262.
PATERSON, Samuel, ii. 175; iii. 90; iv. 269, n. 1.
PATERSON, a student of painting, iii. 90; iv. 227, n. 3, 269.
_Paterson against Alexander_, ii. 373.
PATRICK, Bishop, iii. 58.
_Patriot, The_, by Johnson, account of it, ii. 286, 288;
written on a Saturday, i. 373, n. 2;
election-committees described, iv. 74, n. 3.
_Patriot, The_, a tragedy by J. Simpson, iii. 28.
_Patriot King_, i. 329, n. 3.
PATRIOTISM, last refuge of a scoundrel, ii. 348.
PATRIOTS, defined, iv. 87, n, 2;
Dilly's 'patriotic friends,' iii. 66, 68;
'don't let them be patriots,' iv. 87;
patriotic groans, iii. 78.
PATRONAGE, Church, ii. 242-6;
rights of patrons, ii. 149.
PATRONS, of authors, iv. 172;
defined, i. 264, n. 4;
harmful to learning, v. 59;
mentioned in
the _Rambler_, i. 259, n. 4;
_Letter to Chesterfield_, i. 262;
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, i. 264.
PATTEN, Dr., iv. 162.
PATTISON, Mark, General Oglethorpe, i. 127, n. 4;
Oxford in 1770, ii. 445, n. 1;
Bishop Warburton, v. 81, n. 1.
PAUL, Father. See SARPI.
PAUL, Sir G.O., v. 322, n. 1.
PAUSANIAS, v. 220.
PAVIA, ii. 125, n. 5.
PAYNE, Mr. E.J., defends Burke's character, iii. 46, n. 1;
describes his love of Virgil, iii. 193, n. 3.
PAYNE, John, account of him, i. 317, n. 1;
Ivy Lane Club, member of the, iv. 435;
Johnson's friend in 1752, i. 243;
publishes the first numbers of _The Idler_, i. 330, n. 3;
mentioned, iv. 369, n. 3.
PAYNE, William, i. 317.
PEARCE, Zachary, Bishop of Rochester,
Johnson, sends etymologies to, i. 292; iii. 112;
writes the dedication to his posthumous works, iii. 113;
wishes to resign his bishopric, iii. 113, n. 2;
mentioned, i. 135.
PEARSON, John, Bishop of Chester,
edits Hales's _Golden Remains_, iv. 315, n. 2;
Johnson recommends his works, i. 398.
PEARSON, Rev. Mr., ii. 471; iv. 142, 256.
PEATLING, i. 241, n. 2.
PEERS, creations by Pitt, iv. 249, n. 4;
influence in the House of Commons, v. 56;
interference in elections, iv. 248, 250;
judges, as, iii. 346;
Temple's proposed reform, ii. 421.
See HOUSE OF LORDS.
PEKIN, v. 305.
PELEW ISLANDS, v. 276, n. 2.
PELHAM, Fanny, iii. 139, n. 4.
PELHAM, Right Hon. Henry, Garrick's _Ode on his Death_, i. 269;
pensions Guthrie, i. 117, n. 2;
Whiggism under him and his brother, ii. 117.
PELISSON, i. 90, n. 1.
PELLET, Dr., iii. 349.
PEMBROKE, eighth Earl of,
'lover of stone dolls,' ii. 439, n. 1.
PEMBROKE, tenth Earl of,
Boswell visits him, ii. 371; iii. 122, n. 2;
Johnson's _bow-wow_ way, describes, ii. 326, n. 5; v. 18, n. 1;
author of _Military Equitation_, v. 131.
PENANCE in churches, v. 208.
PENELOPE, v. 85.
PENGUIN, v. 225.
PENITENCE, gloomy, iii. 27.
PENN, Governor Richard, iii. 435, n. 4.
PENNANT, Thomas, Bach y Graig, v. 436, n. 3;
bears, ii. 347;
Bolt Court and Johnson, mentions in his _London_, iii. 274-5;
Fort George described, v. 124;
rents racked in the Hebrides, v. 221, n. 3;
_Tour in Scotland_,
praised by Johnson, iii. 128, 271, 274, 278, v. 221;
censured by Percy, iii. 272;
and Boswell, iii. 274; v. 222;
Voltaire, visits, i. 435, n. 1;
a Whig, iii. 274-5; v. 157.
PENNINGTON, Colonel, v. 125, 127.
PENNY-POST. See POST.
PENRITH, ii. 4, n. 1; v. 113, n. 1.
_Pensioner_, defined, i. 294, n. 7, 374-5.
PENSIONS, defined, i. 294, 374-5;
French authors, given to, i. 372, n. 1;
George III's system, ii. 112;
Johnson, conferred on, i. 372-7;
not for life, i. 376, n. 2; ii. 317;
nor for future services, i. 373, n. 2, 374; ii. 317;
not increased after his _Pamphlets_, ii. 147, 317;
proposed addition, iv. 326-8, 336-9, 348-50; 367-8;
attacked, i. 142, 373, 429; ii. 112; iii. 64, n. 2; iv. 116;
in parliament, iv. 318;
Beauclerk's quotation in reference to it, i. 250;
effect of it on Johnson's work, i. 372, n. 1;
on his travelling, iii. 450;
effect had it been granted earlier, iv. 27;
entry in the Exchequer Order Book, i. 376, n. 2;
'out of the usual course,' iv. 116;
Johnson unchanged by it, i. 429;
Strahan his agent in receiving it, ii. 137.
PENURIOUS GENTLEMAN, a, iii. 40.
PEOPLE, the judges afraid of the, v. 57.
PEPYS, Sir Lucas, iv. 63, 169, 228.
PEPYS, Samuel, Lord Orrery's plays, v. 237, n. 4;
Spring Garden, iv. 26, n. 1;
tea, i. 313, n. 2.
PEPYS, William Weller, _account of him_, iv. 82, n. 1;
Johnson, attacked by, iv. 65, n. 1;
over-praised by Mrs. Thrale, iv. 82;
attacked again, iv. 159, n. 3;
mentioned, ii. 228, n. 1; iii. 425.
_Perce-forest_, iii. 274, n. 1.
PERCEVAL, Lord (second Earl of Egmont), i. 508; iv. 198, n. 3.
PERCEVAL, Lady Catharine, v. 449, n. 1.
PERCY, Earl, iii. 142, 276-7.
PERCY, Dr. Thomas, Dean of Carlisle,
afterwards Bishop of Dromore, Alnwick, at, ii. 142;
anecdotes, full of, v. 255;
Boswell, letter to, i. 74;
Dean of Carlisle, made, iii. 365;
'very _populous_' there, iii. 416, 417;
death, on parting with his books in, iii. 312;
dinner at his house, iii. 271;
Dyer, Samuel, describes, iv. 11, n. 1;
Easton Maudit, rector of, i. 486; iii. 437;
Goldsmith and the Duchess of Northumberland, ii. 337, n. 1;
epitaph, settles the dates in, iii. 81;
lodgings, i. 350, n. 3;
quarrels with, iii. 276, n. 2;
visionary project, iv. 22, n. 3;
Grainger's character,
draws, ii. 454, n. 1;
reviews his _Sugar-cane_, i. 481;
admires it, ii. 454, n. 2;
'_Grey Rat, the History of the_' ii. 455;
Hawkins, draws the character of, i. 28, n. 1;
heir male of the ancient Percies, iii. 271;
_Hermit of Warkworth_, ii. 136;
Johnson attacks him
about Dr. Mounsey, ii. 64;
about Percy's calling him short-sighted, iii. 271-3;
Percy's uneasiness, iii. 275;
Boswell's friendly scheme, iii. 276-8;
at variance for the third time iii. 276 n. 2;
conversation, iii. 317;
first visit to Goldsmith, i. 366, n. 1;
Garrick's awe and ridicule of, i. 99, n. 1;
method in writing his _Dictionary_, i. 188, n. 2;
parodies his poems, ii. 136, n. 4; 212, n. 4;
praises him in a letter to Boswell, iii. 276, 278;
projected _Life of Goldsmith_, iii. 100, n. 1;
questions his daughter about _Pilgrim's Progress_, ii. 238, n. 5;
serves him in his _Ancient Ballads_, iii. 276, n. 2;
visits him, i. 49, 486;
_Vision of Theodore_, i. 192;
Levett, account of, iii. 220, n. 1;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 478, n. 2, 479;
loses by a fire, iii. 420;
neglected parishes, iii. 437;
Newport School, at, i. 50, n. 2;
_Northern Antiquities_, iii. 274;
Pennant, attacks, iii. 272;
professor in the imaginary college, v. 109;
_Reliques_, quoted, iv. 307, n. 3;
_Spectator_, projects an edition of the, ii. 212, n. 1;
wolf, is writing the history of the, ii. 455;
mentioned, i. 142, 319, n. 3; ii. 63, 3l8, 375. n. 2; iii. 256;
iv. 98, 344, 402, n. 2.
_Peregrinity_, v. 130.
PERFECTION, to be aimed at, iv. 338.
PERIODICAL BLEEDING, iii. 152.
PERKINS, Mr.. Account of him, ii. 286, n. 1;
Johnson's letters to him. See JOHNSON, letters;
likeness in his counting-house, ii. 286, n. 1;
manager of Thrale's brewery, iv. 80, 85, n. 2;
mountebanks, on, iv. 83;
mentioned, iv. 245, n. 2, 402, n. 2.
PERKS, Thomas, i. 95, n. 3.
PERREAU, the brothers, ii. 450, n. 1.
PERSECUTION, the test of religious truth, ii. 250; iv. 12.
PERSECUTIONS, The Ten, ii. 255.
PERSEVERANCE, i. 399.
PERSIAN EMPIRE, iii. 36.
_Persian Heroine, The_, iv. 437.
PERSIAN LANGUAGE, iv. 68.
_Persian Letters_, i. 74, n. 2.
PERSIUS, quotations, _Sat_. i. 7, iv. 27, n. 6;
_Sat_. i. 27, v. 25, n. 2.
PERSONAGE, a great, i. 219; v. 125, n. 1.
PERTH, Duke of, Chancellor of Scotland, iii. 227.
PERUVIAN BARK, i. 368; iv. 293.
PETER THE GREAT, worked in a dockyard, v. 249.
PETER PAMPHLET, i. 287, n. 3.
_Peter Pindar_, v. 415, n. 4.
PETERBOROUGH, Charles Mordaunt, Earl of, iv. 333.
PETERS, Mr., Dr. Taylor's butler, ii. 474.
PETHER or PEFFER, an engraver, iii. 21, n. 1.
PETITIONS, Dodd's case, iii. 120;
how got up, ii. 90, n. 5;
Johnson on petitioning, ii. 90; iii. 120, 146;
Middlesex election, ii. 103;
mode of distressing government, ii. 90.
PETRARCH,
_Aeglogues_, i. 277, n. 2;
read by Johnson, i. 57, 115, n. 2; iv. 374, n. 5.
PETTY, Sir William,
allowance for one man, i. 440;
employment of the poor, iv. 3;
_Quantulumcunque_, i. 440, n. 2.
PETWORTH, iv. 160.
PEYNE, Mr., of Pembroke College, i. 60, n. 5.
PEYTON, Mr.,
Johnson's amanuensis, i. 187; ii. 155;
death, ii. 379, n. 1.
PHAEAX, iii. 267, n. 4.
PHALLICK MYSTERY, iii. 239.
PHARAOH, ii. 150.
PHARMACY, simpler than formerly, iii. 285.
PHILIDOR, the musician, iii. 373.
_Philip II, History of_, by Watson, v. 58.
PHILIPPS, Sir Erasmus, _Diary_, i. 60, n. 4, 273, n. 2.
PHILIPPS, Sir John, v. 276.
PHILIPPS, Lady, v. 276.
PHILIPS, Ambrose,
Blackmore's _Creation_, describes the composition of, ii. 108, n. 1;
_Distressed Mother_, i. 181, n. 4;
_Life_ by Johnson, iv. 56;
_Namby Pamby_, called by Pope, i. 179, n. 4;
'seems a wit,' i. 318, n. 4;
mentioned, iii. 427.
PHILIPS, C. C., a musician, his epitaph, i. 148; ii. 25; v. 348.
PHILIPS, John, _Cyder_, a poem, v. 78.
PHILIPS, Miss (Mrs. Crouch), iv. 227.
PHILIPS, Mr., one of Johnson's old friends, iv. 227.
PHILOSOPHERS,
ancient philosophers disputed with good humour, iii. 100;
Edwards tries to be one, iii. 305;
also White, ib., n. 2;
French philosophers, ib.
PHILOSOPHICAL NECESSITY, iii. 291, n. 2.
PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY, iv. 36, n. 4.
_Philosophical Survey of the South of Ireland_, ii. 339; iv. 320, n. 4.
_Philosophical Transactions_, i. 309; ii. 40, n. 2.
PHILOSOPHICAL WISE MAN, ii. 475.
PHIPPS, Captain, v. 236, 392, n. 6.
PHOCYLIDIS, v. 445.
PHOENICIAN LANGUAGE, iv. 195.
PHYSIC,
a science and trade, iii. 22, n. 4;
irregular practisers in it, iii. 389:
See under JOHNSON, physic.
PHYSICIAN,
a foppish one, iv. 319;
history of an unfortunate one, ii. 455;
one recommended by Dr. Taylor, ii. 474;
one not sober for twenty years, iii. 389;
one who lost his practice by changing his religion, ii. 466.
PHYSICIANS,
ancients failed, moderns succeeded, iii. 22, n. 4;
bag-wigs, wore, iii. 288;
_Fortune of Physicians_, i. 242, n. 1;
Hogarth's pictures of one, iii. 288, n. 4;
intruders, do not love, ii. 331, n. 1;
Johnson celebrates their beneficence, iv. 263;
has pleasure in their company, iv. 293;
esteems them, v. 183;
his conversation compared to the practice of one, ii. 15;
title: See under DR. MEMIS.
PIAZZAS, v. 115.
PICKLES, ii. 219.
_Pickwick_, story of the man who ate crumpets, iii. 384, n. 4.
PIERESC, his death and papers, ii. 371.
PIETY,
comparative piety of women and wicked fellows, iv. 289;
crazy piety, ii. 473.
_Piety in Pattens_, ii. 48, n. 1.
PIG, a learned, iv. 373.
_Pilgrim's Progress_,
Fearing and the screen, i. 163, n. 1;
Fearing and death, iv. 417, n. 2;
Johnson praises it highly, ii. 238;
wishes it longer, i. 71, n. 1.
PILING ARMS, iii. 355.
PILKINGTON, James,
_Present State of Derbyshire_, iii. 161, n. 2.
PILLORY, how far it dishonours, iii. 315;
'a place or the pillory,' iv. 113, n. 1;
Parsons of the Cock Lane Ghost set in it, i. 406, n. 3.
_Pindar_, Johnson asks Boswell to get him a copy, ii. 202;
receives it, ii. 205;
West's translation, iv. 28.
PINK, Dr., i. 194, n. 2.
PINKERTON, John, iv. 330.
PINO, ii. 451, n. 3.
PIOZZI, Signor, account of him, iv. 339, n. 2;
attacked by Baretti, iii. 49, n. 1;
Thrale, Mrs., attached to him, iv. 158, n. 4;
marries him, ii. 328, n. 4; iv. 339.
PIOZZI, Mrs. See THRALE, Mrs.
_Piozzi Letters_.
See under MRS. THRALE, Johnson's letters to her.
_Pit_, to, iii. 185.
PITCAIRNE, Archibald, v. 58.
PITT, William. See Chatham, Earl of.
PITT, William, the son,
Boswell, neglects, iii. 213, n. 1, 464; iv. 261, n. 3;
letter to him, iv. 261, n. 3;
his answer, ib.;
called to order, iv. 297, n. 2;
Fox a political apostate, calls, iv. 297, n. 2;
compared with, iv. 292;
honesty of mankind, on the, iii. 236, n. 3;
Johnson's pension, proposed addition to, iv. 350, n. 1;
Macaulay, attacked by, ib.;
ministry, his, iv. 165, n. 3, 170, n. 1, 264, n. 2;
motion for reform of parliament, iv. 165, n. 1;
tax on horses, v. 51.
PITTS, Rev. John, iv. 181, n. 3.
PITY, not natural to man, i. 437.
PLACE-HUNTERS, iii. 234.
PLACES OF PUBLIC ENTERTAINMENT, v. 295, n. 2.
PLAGUE OF LONDON, Dr. Hodges, ii. 341, n. 3.
PLAIDS, v. 85.
_Plain Dealer_, i. 156, 173, n. 3, 174.
_Plan of the Dictionary_. See _Dictionary_.
PLANTA, Joseph, ii. 399, n. 2.
PLANTATIONS (settlements), ii. 12.
PLANTERS. See AMERICA, planters.
PLANTING TREES, Johnson recommends, iii. 207.
See SCOTLAND, trees.
PLASSEY, Battle of, v. 124, n. 2.
PLAUTUS, quoted, i. 467, n. 2.
PLAXTON, Rev. G., i. 36, n. 2.
PLAYERS, action of all tragic players is bad, v. 38;
below ballad-singers, iii. 184;
Camden's, Lord, familiarity with Garrick, iii. 311;
change in their manners, i. 168;
Churchill's lines on them, i. 168, n. 1;
Collier's censure, i. 167, n. 2;
dancing-dogs, like, ii. 404;
declamation too measured, ii. 92, n. 4;
drinking tea with a player, v. 46;
emphasis wrong, i. 168;
'fellow who claps a hump on his back,' iii. 184;
'fellow who exhibits himself for a shilling,' ii. 234;
Johnson's prejudice against them shown in the _Life of Savage_, i. 167;
_Life of Dryden_, ib., n. 2;
more favourable judgment, i. 201; iv. 244, n. 2;
lawyers, compared with, ii. 235;
past compared with present, v. 126;
Puritans, abhorred by, i. 168, n. 1;
Reynolds defends them, ii. 234;
transformation into characters, iv. 243-4;
Whitehead's compliment to Garrick, i. 402.
See GARRICK, profession.
PLEASED WITH ONESELF, iii. 328.
PLEASING, negative qualities please more than positive, iii. 149.
PLEASURE, aim of all our ingenuity, iii. 282;
happiness, compared with, iii. 246;
harmless pleasure, iii. 388;
monastic theory of it, iii. 292;
in itself a good, iii. 327;
no man a hypocrite in it, iv. 316;
partakers in it, iii. 328;
'public pleasures counterfeit,' iv. 316, n. 2.
_Pleasures of the Imagination_. See AKENSIDE, MARK.
_Pledging oneself_, iii. 196.
PLINY, v. 220.
PLOTT, Robert, _History of Staffordshire_, iii. 187.
PLOWDEN, iv. 310.
_Plum_, defined, iii. 292, n. 2.
PLUNKET, W. C. (afterwards Lord), ii. 366, n. 2.
PLUTARCH, _Alcibiades_ quoted, iii. 267, n. 4;
apophthegms and _memorabilia_, v. 414;
biography, i. 31;
Euphranor and Parrhasius, iv. 104, n. 2;
Monboddo follows him in the approval of slavery, v. 77, n. 2;
_Solon_ quoted, iii. 255.
PLYMOUTH, French ships of war in sight, iii. 326, n. 5;
Johnson visits it, i. 377;
hates a 'docker,' i. 379;
mentioned, iv. 77.
PLYMPTON, iv. 432.
POCOCK, Dr. Edward, the Orientalist, iii. 269, n. 3; iv. 28.
POCOCK, Mr., catalogue of sale of autographs, ii. 297, n. 2.
POCOCKE, Richard, _Travels_, ii. 346.
POEMS, preserved by tradition, ii. 347;
temporary ones, iii. 318.
POET-LAUREATES, i. 185, n. 1.
_Poetical Calendar_, i. 382.
_Poetical Review of the Literary and Moral Character of Dr. Johnson_.
See COURTENAY, John.
POETRY, devotional, iii. 358, n. 3; iv. 39;
mediocrity in it, ii. 351;
modern imitators of the early poets, ii. 136, 212; iii. 158-160;
translated, cannot be, iii. 36, 257;
what is poetry? iii. 38.
POETS, collection of all the English poets proposed, iii. 158;
English divided into four classes, i. 448, n. 2;
fundamental principles, knowledge of, iii. 347;
preserve languages, iii. 36;
rarity, their, v. 86.
_Poets, Lives of the_. See _Lives of the Poets_.
_Poets, The_, Apollo Press edition, iii. 118.
POKER CLUB, ii, 376, n. 1, 431, n. 1.
POLAND, hospitality to strangers, iv. 18;
Johnson wishes to visit it, iii. 456.
_Polemo-middinia_, iii. 284.
_Polite Philosopher, The_, iii. 22.
POLITENESS, 'fictitious benevolence,' v. 82;
its universal axiom, v. 82, n. 2.
_Politian_, i. 90; iv. 371, n. 2.
_Political Conferences_, iii. 309.
POLITICAL IMPROVEMENT, schemes of, ii. 102.
_Political Survey of Great Britain_, ii. 447.
_Political Tracts by the Author of the Rambler_, ii. 315;
copy in Pembroke College, ib., n. 2;
attacked, ii. 315-317;
preface to it suggested, ii. 441.
POLITICS, modern, devoid of all principle, ii. 369;
in the seventeenth century, ii. 369.
'POLL,' Miss Carmichael, iii. 368.
_Polluted_, iv. 402, n. 2.
POLYBIUS, ii. 35.
POLYGAMY, v. 209, 217.
POLYPHEME, i. 278.
POLYPHEMUS, v. 82, n. 4.
POMFRET, John, Johnson adds him to the _Lives_, iii. 370;
his _Choice_, ib., n. 7.
_Pomponius Mela de situ Orbis_, i. 465.
_Pomposo_, i. 406.
PONDICHERRY, v. 124, n. 2.
PONSONBY, Hon. Mr., v. 263.
POOR, cannot agree, ii. 103;
condition of them the national distinction, ii. 130;
deaths from hunger in London, iii. 401;
education, ii. 188, n. 6: See under STATE;
employment under the poor-law, iv. 3;
France, in, ii. 390;
'honour, have no,' iii. 189;
injured by indiscriminate hospitality, iv. 18;
provision for them, ii. 130;
rich, at the mercy of the, v. 304;
superfluous meat for them, v. 204.
POPE, Alexander, Addison's 'familiar day,' iv. 91, n. 1;
Adrian's lines, translation of, iii. 420, n. 2;
_Beggar's Opera_, his expectation about the, ii. 369, n. 1;
Benson's monument to Milton, v. 95, n. 2;
Blair, anecdotes of him by, iii. 402-3;
bleeding, advised to try, iii. 152, n. 3;
Blount, Martha, i. 232, n. 1.
Bolingbroke's present to Booth, v. 126, n. 2;
Bolingbroke's enmity, i. 329;
Bolingbroke, Lady, described by, iii. 324;
'borrows for want of genius,' v. 92, n. 4;
Budgell, Eustace, ii. 229, n. 1;
_Characters of Men and Women_, ii. 84;
Cibber's _Careless Husband_, ii. 340, n. 4; iii. 72, n. 4;
condensing sense, art of, v. 345;
confidence in himself, i. 186, n. 1;
Congreve, dedicates the _Iliad_ to, iv. 50, n. 4;
conversation, iii. 392, n. 1; iv. 49;
Cooke, correspondence with, v. 37, n. 1;
Cowley out of fashion, iv. 102, n. 2;
Crousaz's _Examen_, i. 137;
death, reflection on the day of his, iii. 165;
his death imputed to a saucepan, i. 269, n. 1;
death-bed confession, v. 175, n. 5;
Dodsley, assisted, ii. 446, n. 4;
Dryden, distinguished from, ii. 5, 85;
in his boyhood saw him, i. 377; n. 1;
_Dunciad_, annotators, its, iv. 306, n. 3;
concluding lines, ii. 84;
Dennis's thunder, iii. 40, n. 2;
resentment of those attacked, ii. 61, n. 4;
written for fame, ii. 334;
_Dying Christian to his Soul_, iii. 29;
_Elegy to the memory of an unfortunate Lady_, i. 173 n. 2;
epigram on Lord Stanhope attributed to him, iv. 102, n. 4;
_Epitaph on Mrs. Corbet_, iv. 235, n. 2;
_Epitaphs_, Johnson's Dissertation on his, i. 335;
_Essay on Criticism_, ii. 36, n. 1; iv. 217, n. 4;
_Essay on Man_, Bolingbroke's share in it, iii. 402-3;
Warburton's comments, ii. 37, n. 1;
fame, his, said to have declined, ii. 84; iii. 332;
female-cousin, his, iii. 71, n. 5;
Fermor, Mrs., describes him, ii. 392;
Flatman, borrowed from, iii. 29;
friends, his, iii. 347; iv. 50;
gentlemen, on the ignorance of, iv. 217, n. 4;
Goldsmith's reflection on his 'strain of pride,' iii. 165, n. 3;
Greek, knowledge of, iii. 403;
grotto, his, iv. 9; verses on it, iv. 51;
happy, says that he is, iii. 251;
Homer, his, attacked by Bentley, iii. 256, n. 4;
and Cowper, iii. 257, n. 1;
praised by Johnson, iii. 257;
and Gray, ib., n. 1;
his pretended reason for translating it into blank verse,
ii. 124, n. 1;
written on the covers of letters, i. 143, n. 1;
_Iliad_, written slowly, i. 319, n. 3;
_Odyssey_, translated by the help of associates, iv. 49;
imitations, fondness for, i. 118, n. 5;
intimidated by prosecution of P. Whitehead, i. 125, n. 3;
Johnson criticises his _Ode on St. Cecilia's Day_, iv. 16, n. 4;
defends him as a poet, iv. 46;
_Dictionary_, apparently interested in, i. 182;
estimate of the _Dunciad_, ii. 84, n. 4;
recommends, to Lord Gower, i. 132, n. 1, 133, 143;
to J. Richardson, ib.;
translates his _Messiah_, i. 61, 272;
'will soon be deterre,' i. 129; ii. 85;
writes his _Life_, iv. 46-7;
labour his pleasure, ii. 99, n. 1;
laugh, did not, ii. 378, n. 2;
Lewis's verses to him, iv. 307;
Lintot, quarrels with, i. 435, n. 4;
Lords, gave all his friendship to, iii. 347;
'low-born Allen,' v. 80, n. 5;
Mallet paid to attack his memory, i. 329;
'Man never is but always to be blest' ii. 350;
Marchmont's, Earl of, anecdotes of him, iii. 342-5, 392, 418;
Pope's executor, iv. 51;
_Memoirs of Scriblerus_, v. 44, n. 4;
mill, his mind a, v. 265;
_Miscellanies_, transplants an indecent piece into his, iv. 36, n. 4;
lines applicable to Gibbon, ii. 133, n. 1;
'modest Foster,' iv. 9;
monument proposed in St. Paul's, ii. 239;
'narrow man, a,' ii. 271, n. 2;
'nodded in company,' iii. 392, n. 1;
pamphlets against him, kept the, iv. 127;
'paper-sparing,' i. 142;
papers left at his death, iv. 51, n. 1;
parents, behaviour to his, i. 339, n. 3;
parodied by I.H. Browne, ii. 339, n. 1;
parsimony, i. 143, n. 1;
_Pastorals_, ii. 84;
_Patriot King_, clandestinely printed copies of the, i. 329, n. 3;
pensioners, satirises, i. 375;
Philips, Ambrose, attacks, i. 179, n. 4;
pleasure in writing, iv. 219, n. 1;
Prendergast and Sir John Friend, ii. 183;
priests where a monkey is the god, ii. 135, n. 1;
Prince of Wales, repartee to the, iv. 50;
Radcliffe's doctors, iv. 293, n. 1;
_Rape of the Lock_, ii. 392, n. 8;
reading, his, i. 57, n. 1; ii. 36, n. 1;
of the modern Latin poets, i. 90, n. 2;
Rich, anecdote of, iv. 246, n. 5;
Ruffhead's _Life of Pope_, ii. 166;
Settle, the City Poet, iii. 76, n. 1;
_Seventeen hundred and thirty-eight_, i. 125, n. 3, 126, 127, n. 3;
Shakespeare, edition of, v. 244, n. 2;
Spence at Oxford, visits, iv. 9;
Steele, letter to, iii. 165, n. 3;
Swift, his prudent management for, iii. 20, n. 1;
Swift's letter on parting with him, iii. 312;
Theobald, revenge on, ii. 334, n. 1;
introduces him in the _Dunciad_, iii. 395, n. 1;
Tory and Whig, called a, iii. 91;
Tyburn psalm, iv. 189, n. 1;
Tyrawley, Lord, ii. 211, n. 4;
'_un politique_' &c., iii. 324;
valetudinarian, iii. 152, n. 1;
vanity, iii. 347, n. 2;
_Verses on his Grotto_, iv. 51;
Latin translation, i. 157;
versification, ii. 84, n. 6; iv. 46;
Voltaire, i. 499, n. 1;
Walpole's 'happier hour,' iii. 57, n. 2;
Warburton at first attacks him, v. 80;
defends him, i. 329;
makes him a Christian, ii. 37, n. 1;
made by him a bishop, ib.;
Ward the quack-doctor, iii. 389, n. 5;
Warton's _Essay_, i. 448; ii. 167;
wit, definition of, v. 32, n. 3.

POPE, quotations,
_Dunciad_, i. 41, iv. 189, n. 1; i. 87, iii. 76, n. 1; i. 141,
i. 55, n. 2; i. 253, ii. 321, n. 1; (first edition) iii. 149,
v. 419, n. 2; iii. 325, i. 227, n. 4; iv. 90, i. 266, n. 1; iv. 111,
v. 95, n. 2; iv. 167, iii. 182, n. 1; iv. 249, v. 219, n. 2; iv. 342,
iii. 199, n. 2;
_Eloisa to Abelard_, i. 38, i. 272; i. 134, v. 325, n. 2;
_Epitaph on Craggs_, iv. 445;
_Essay on Criticism_, i. 66, iii. 72; i. 297, v. 32, n. 3; i. 370,
v. 290, n. 3;
_Essay on Man_, i. 99, iii. 98, n. 2; i. 221, iv. 373, n. 2;
ii. 20, iii. 80, 253, n. 3; ii. l0, i. 202; iii. 3, iv. 270, n. 2;
iv. 57, ii. 9, n. 1 iv. 219, v. 83, n. 2; iv. 267, iii. 82, n. 2;
iv. 380, iii. 342; iv. 383, iii. 19; n. l; iv. 390, iv. 420;
_Moral Essays_, i. 69, i. 3; i. 174, iv. 316, n. 2; ii. 275, i. 249;
iii. 25, iii. 346, n. 3; iii. 242, i. 481; iii. 392, i. 375, n. 2;
_Prologue to Addison's Cato_, i. 30;
_Satires, Prologue_, l. 99, i. 318; l. 135, i. 251, n. 2; l. 247,
i. 227, n. 4; l. 259, ii. 368, n. 1; l. 283, iii. 328; l. 350,
v. 415, n. 4; 1. 378, ii. 229, n. 1;
_Satires, Epilogue, i. 29, iii. 57, n. 2; iv. 364, n. 1; i. 131,
iv. 9, n. 5; i. 135, iii. 48, n. 2; ii. 70, i. 508; ii. 283, n. 1;
iv. 29, n. 1; ii. 208, iii. 380, n. 1;
_Imitations of Horace, Epistles_, i. vi. 3, ii. 158, n. 2; i.
vi. 120, ii. 211, n. 4; i. vi. 126, iii. 386, n. 4; ii. i. 14,
v. 372, n. 2; ii. i. 71, i. 118; ii. i. 75, iv. 102, n. 2; ii. i. 180,
iii. 389, n. 5; ii. i. 221, ii. 132, n. 2; ii. ii. 23, iii. 237, n. 2;
ii. ii. 78, v. 265, n. 1; ii. ii. 157, i. 220; ii. ii. 276, i. 127, n. 4;
_Satires_, ii. i. 67, iii. 91, n. 6; ii. i. 78, iv. 318, n. 2;
ii. ii. 3, i. 105, n. 1;
_Universal Prayer_, iii. 346.
POPE, Mrs., i. 499, n. 1.
POPE, Dr. Walter, iv. 19.
POPERY. See ROMAN CATHOLICS.
POPULAR ELECTIONS, of the clergy, ii. 149.
POPULATION,
America, increase in, ii. 314;
changes in density, ii. 101-2;
comparative population of counties in 1756, i. 307, n. 4;
emigration, how far affected by, iii. 232-3;
high convenience where it is large, v. 27.
PORSON, Richard,
Bentley not a Scotchman, ii. 363, n. 4;
described by Dr. Parr, iv. 385, n. 2;
Hawkins, Sir J., ridicules, i. 224, n. 1; ii. 57, n. 5; iv. 370, n. 5;
natural abilities, ii. 437, n. 2.
PORT, family of, iii. 187.
PORT, liquor for men, iii. 381; iv. 79.
PORT ELIOT, iv. 334.
PORTER, Endymion, v. 137, n. 4.
PORTER, Henry (Mrs. Johnson's first husband),
Birmingham mercer, i. 86;
family registry of births, &c., i. 94, n. 3;
insolvency, i. 95, n. 3;
mentioned, iv. 77.
PORTER, Captain (Henry Porter's son), i. 94, n. 3; ii. 462.
PORTER, ---- (Henry Porter's son), ii. 388; iv. 89;
death, iv. 256.
PORTER, Sir James, iii. 402.
PORTER, Mrs. (afterwards Mrs. Johnson). See under JOHNSON, Mrs.
PORTER, Mrs., the actress, i. 369, 382; iv. 243; ib., n. 6.
PORTER, Miss Lucy (Henry Porter's daughter and Johnson's stepdaughter),
birth, i. 94, n. 3;
Boswell calls on her, ii. 462; iii. 412, 414;
Dodd's _Convicts Address_, reads, iii. 141, n. 2;
fortune, her, and house, ii. 462;
Johnson's account of her, i. 370;
earlier letters to her, ii. 387, n. 3
(for his letters, See under JOHNSON, letters);
feelings towards her, i. 515; ii. 462, n. 1;
her feelings towards, ii. 462, 469;
memory, i. 40;
personal appearance, i. 94;
present to her of a box, ii. 387;
prologue to Kelly's comedy, disowns, iii. 114, n. 1;
will, not in, iv. 402, n. 2;
mother's wedding-ring, does not value her, i. 237;
residence in Lichfield, i. 110, 346, n. 1, 347, 515;
verses said to be addressed to her, i. 92, n. 2;
mentioned, i. 103, 340, n. 1, 512; ii. 468; iii. 132, 417; iv. 374, 394.
PORTER, A STREET-, Johnson drives a load off his back, iv. 71.
PORTER, Johnson sends a present of, ii. 272, 275.
PORTEUS, Beilby, Bishop of Chester (afterwards of London),
Boswell, attentive to, iii. 413, 415;
Jenyns's, Soame, conversion, i. 316, n. 2;
_Life of Secker_, iv. 29;
reverend fops, iv. 76;
Sunday knotting, iii. 242, n. 3;
mentioned, iii. 124, 279, 280.
PORTLAND, third Duke of, iii. 224, n. 1; iv. 174, n. 3.
See COALITION MINISTRY.
PORTLAND, Dowager Duchess of, iii. 425.
PORTMORE, Lord, Johnson's letter to him, iv. 268, n. 1.
PORTRAITS,
their chief excellence, v. 219;
portrait-painting, improper for women, ii. 362;
of Johnson: See under JOHNSON, portraits.
PORTUGAL, iii. 23, 445.
PORTUGAL PIECES, iv. 104.
PORTUGUESE, discovery of the Indies, i. 455; n. 3; ii. 479;
iii. 204, n. 1; iv. 12, n. 2.
POSSIBILITIES, v. 46.
POST,
Brighton, to, iii. 92, n. 3;
double letters, i. 283, n. 1;
franking letters, iii. 364; iv. 361, n. 3;
penny-post, i. 121, 151;
postage from Lisbon, iii. 23;
to Oxford, i. 283, n. 1.
POST-CHAISE,
driving from, or to something, iii. 5, 457;
Gibbon delights in them, ii. 453, n. 1;
also Johnson, ii. 453;
if accompanied by a pretty woman, iii. 162;
in 1758, v. 56, n. 2.
POST-HORSES, charge per mile, v. 427.
POSTERITY, prescribing rules to, ii. 417.
POT, Mr., iv. 5, n. 1.
POTT, Rev. Archdeacon, ii. 459.
POTT, Mr., a surgeon, iv. 239.
POTTER, Robert, translation of Aeschylus, iii. 256.
POVERTY,
'All this excludes but one evil--poverty,' iii. 160;
arguments for it, i. 441;
a great evil, iv. 149, 152, 155, 157, 163, 351.
POWELL, a clerk, iv. 223, n. 3.
POWER,
all power desirable, ii. 357;
despotic, iii. 283;
of the Crown, ii. 170.
POWERSCOURT, Lord, v. 253.
PRACTICE. See PRINCIPLES.
PRAGUE, iii. 458.
PRAISE,
on compulsion, ii. 51;
extravagant, iii. 225; iv. 82;
value of it, iv. 32, 255, n. 2.
PRATT, Chief Justice. See CAMDEN, Lord.
PRAYER,
arguments against it, v. 38;
dead, for the, ii. 163;
efficacy, its, v. 68;
family prayer, v. 121;
form of prayer, v. 365;
Hume on Leechman's doctrine, v. 68, n. 4;
Johnson designs a _Book of Prayers_, iv. 293, 376;
offered a large sum for one, iv. 410;
lies in prayers, iv. 295;
reasoning on its nature unprofitable, ii. 178.
PRAYERS, by Johnson,
against inquisitive and perplexing thoughts, iv. 370, n. 3;
before his last communion, iv. 416-7;
before study, iii. 90;
before the study of law, i. 489;
Chambers, Catherine, for, ii. 43;
death of his wife, on the, i. 235;
_Dictionary_, on beginning vol. ii. of his, i. 255;
Easter Day, 1777, iii. 99;
engaging in Politicks with H----, i. 489;
forgiveness for neglect of duties in married life, i. 240;
January 1, 1753, i. 251;
new scheme of life, i. 350;
'On my return to life,' i. 234, n. 2;
_Rambler_, before the, i. 202;
repentance and pardon, for, iv. 397;
resolutions, on, i. 483;
study of philosophy, on the, i. 302;
Trinity, the, invoked, ii. 255.
_Prayers and Meditations_, Johnson's, i. 235, n. 1; ii. 476;
publication, iv. 376, n. 4.
PREACHERS, women, i. 463.
PREACHING,
above the capacity of the congregation, iv. 185;
plain language needed, i. 459; ii. 123.
_Preceptor, The_, i. 192.
PRECISENESS, iv. 89.
PRECOCITY, ii. 408.
PREDESTINATION, ii. 104.
PREFACES, Johnson's talent for, i. 292.
PREMIER, i. 295, n. 1.
PREMIUM-SCHEME, i. 318.
PRENDERGAST (Prendergrass), an officer, ii. 182, 183, n. 1.
_Presbyterian_, in the sense of _Unitarian_, ii. 408, n. 1.
PRESBYTERIANS AND PRESBYTERIANISM,
compared with Church of Rome, ii. 103;
differ from it chiefly in forms, ii. 150;
doctrine, ii. 104;
form of prayer, no, ii. 104;
frightened by Popery, v. 57.
PRESCIENCE, of the Deity, iii. 290.
PRESCRIPTION OF MURDER. See MURDER.
_Present State of England_, iv. 311.
PRESENT TIME, never happy, ii. 350.
PRESENT TIMES, Johnson never inveighed against them, iii. 3.
PRESS,
awed by parliament as regards report of debates, i. 115; iii. 459-60;
iv. 140, n. 1;
complete freedom obtained, i. 116;
Johnson attacks its liberty, ii. 60;
vindicates it, ib., n. 3;
discusses it with Dr. Parr, iv. 15, n. 5;
Mansfield tries to stifle it, i. 116, n. 1;
law of libel, iii. 16, n. 1;
licentiousness, its, i. 116;
debate on it, iv. 318, n. 3;
prosecutions in 1764, ii. 60, n. 3;
superfoetation, its, iii. 332.
PRESS-GANGS, iii. 460.
PRESTBURY, v. 432, n. 2.
PRESTICK, ii. 271, n. 4.
PRESTON, iii. 135, n. 1.
PRESTON, Sir Charles, iv. 154.
PRETENDER, the Young,
account of his escape, v. 187-205, 264;
dresses in women's clothes, v. 188;
at Kingsburgh, v. 185, 189;
shoes, ib.;
in Rasay, v. 174, n. 1, 190-4;
fears assassination, v. 194;
speaks of Culloden, ib.;
returns to Sky, v. 195;
pretends to be a servant, v. 195, 196-7;
his odd face, v. 196;
goes to Mackinnon's country, v. 197;
to Knoidart, v. 199;
reward offered for him, v. 186, 199, n. 1;
agitating a rebellion in 1752, i. 146, n. 2;
base character, his, v. 200, n. 1;
Charles III, ii. 253;
Derby, march to, iii. 162;
designation proper for him, v. 185, n. 4;
Johnson sleeps in his bed, v. 185;
London, in, i. 279, n. 5; v. 196, n. 2, 201;
Voltaire's reflections on him, v. 199.
PRICE, Archdeacon, v. 454.
PRICE, Dr. Richard
account of him, iv. 434;
Hume, dines with, ii. 441, n. 5;
Johnson would not meet him, iv. 238, n. 1, 434;
London-born children, iv. 210.
PRICE, ----, a vain Welsh scholar, v. 438.
_Prideauxs Connection_, iv. 311.
PRIESTLEY, Dr. Joseph,
Boswell attacks him, iv. 238, n. 1, 433;
Parr defends him, iv. 238, n. 1, 434;
discoveries in chemistry, iv. 237, n. 6, 238;
Elwall's trial, account of, ii. 164, n. 5;
Franklin praises his moderation, iv. 434;
Gibbon and Horsley attack him, iv. 437;
Heberden, Dr., a benefactor to him, iv. 228, n. 2;
house burnt by rioters, iv. 238, n. 1;
'index-scholar,' iv. 407, n. 4;
Johnson's estimate of his writings, iv. 407, n. 4;
interview with, iv. 434;
on the pronunciation of Latin, ii. 404, n. 1;
Mackintosh's character of him, iv. 443;
Philosophical necessity, iii. 291, n. 2; iv. 433-4;
Shelburne, Lord, lives with, iv. 191, n. 4;
theological works, ii. 124.
PRIESTS, enemies to liberty, v. 255, n. 5.
PRIME MINISTER, name and office, ii. 355; n. 2;
not in Johnson's _Dictionary_, i. 295, n. 1;
no real one since Walpole's time, ii. 355.
PRIMROSE, Lady, v. 201.
PRINCE, the bookseller, i. 291.
PRINCE FREDERICK (brother of George III), v. 185, n. 1,
PRINCE OF WALES, happiest of men, i. 368, n. 3; iv. 182.
PRINCE OF WALES (Frederick, father of George III),
generosity, shows, v. 188, n. I;
Mallet's dependence on him, i. 329, n. 3;
Pope's repartee to him, iv. 50;
Vane, Anne, his mistress, v. 49, n. 4.
PRINCE OF WALES (George III), v. 185, n. 1.
PRINCE OF WALES (George IV),
Boswell carries up an address to him, iv. 248, n. 2;
insolence, his, iv. 270, n. 2;
Johnson pleased with his knowledge of the Scriptures as a child, ii. 33,
n. 3;
language as a young man, his, ib.;
Thurlow and Sir John Ladd, iv. 412, n. 1.
PRINCESS OF WALES, Dowager, (mother of George III),
presents to Lord Bute, iv. 127, n. 3.
_Prince Titi_, ii. 391.
_Prince Voltiger_, ii. 108.
PRINCIPLE, goodness founded upon it, i. 443;
things founded on no principle, v. 159.
PRINCIPLES, general, must be had from books, ii. 361.
PRINCIPLES and practice, i. 418, n. 3; ii. 341; iii. 282; iv. 396;
v. 210, 359.
PRINGLE, Sir John,
Johnson could not agree with him, iii. 65; v. 376, 384;
madness, on the cause of, iii. 176, n. 1;
President of the Royal Society, iii. 65, n. 1;
Smith's _Wealth of Nations_, ii. 430;
mentioned, ii. 59, n. 3, 164; iii. 7, 15, n. 2, 247; v. 97.
PRINTER'S DEVIL, iv. 99.
PRINTERS, keeping their coach, ii. 226;
wages of journeymen, ii. 323.
PRINTING, early printed books, v. 459;
effect on learning, iii. 37;
people without it barbarous, ii. 170.
PRIOR, Sir James,
Johnson's projected _Life of Goldsmith_, iii. 100, n. 1.
PRIOR, Matthew, amorous pedantry, iii. 192, n. 2;
_Animula vagtila_, translation of, iii. 420, n. 2;
borrowing, instances of his, iii. 396;
_Chameleon_, ii. 158, n. I;
_Despairing Shepherd_, ii. 78, n. 2;
Goldsmith republishes two of his poems, iii. 192, n. 2;
_Gualterus Danistonus ad Amicos_, translation of, iii. 119, n. 6;
Hailes, Lord, censured by, iii. 192;
lady's book, a, iii. 192;
love verses, ii. 78;
'My noble, lovely little Peggy,' iii. 425, n. 2;
_Paulo Purganti_, iii. 192;
Pitcairne, translation from, v. 58.
PRIOR PARK, v. 80, n. 5.
PRISONS, Johnson's praise of a good keeper, iii. 433.
See under LONDON, Newgate, &c.
PRITCHARD, Mrs., the actress, good but affected, v. 126;
_Irene_, acted, i. 197;
in common life a vulgar idiot, iv. 243;
mechanical player, ii. 348;
mentioned, ii. 92.
PRIVATE CONVERSATION, iv. 216.
PRIZE-FIGHTING, v. 229.
PRIZE VERSES, in the _Gent. Mag_., i. 91, n. 2, 136.
PRIZES, money arising from, ii. 353, n. 4.
_Probationary Odes for the Laureateship_,
A Great Personage, i. 219, n. 3;
Boswell ridiculed, i. 116, n. 1;
and the two Wartons, ii. 41, n. 1.
PROBATIONER, cause of a, ii. 171.
_Probus Britannicus_, i. 141.

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