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_Highland Laddie_, v. 184, n. 1;
houses of the gentry, small and crowded, v. 160, 262, 291, 321;
mire in a bedroom, ib.;
huts, v. 132, 136;
Icolmkill: See Iona; idleness, v. 218;
inaccuracy of their reports, v. 150, n. 2, 237, 324, n. 5, 336;
Inchkenneth, Johnson visits it, v. 322-331;
Scott's description of it, v. 322, n. 1;
Johnson's _Ode_, ii. 293; v. 325;
Boswell in the ruined chapel, v. 327;
mentioned, v. 310;
Indians, not so terrifying as, v. 142;
black and wild as savages, v. 143;
like wild Indians, v. 257;
infidelity in a gentleman, v. 168;
inns, v. 134, n. 1, 138, 145-6, 181, 309, 346-7;
want of one in Iona, v. 335;
interrogated, not used to be, ii. 310, n. 1;
Inverary, castle, built by Duke Archibald, v. 345;
the total defiance of expense, v. 355;
Johnson visits it, v. 346-362; and Wilkes, iii. 73;
mentioned, v. 312;
Inverness, v. 128-131;
Boswell preached at, v. 128;
writes to Garrick, v. 347;
Johnson buys _Cocker_, v. 138;
Inverness-shire, v. 150, n. 3;
Iona, Boswell and Johnson visit it, v. 334-338;
Johnson wades to the shore, v. 368;
his famous description, iii. I73, 455; v. 334;
Duke of Argyle present owner, v. 335;
building stones from Nuns' Island, v. 333;
monuments, v. 336;
account of the inhabitants, v. 338;
mentioned, ii. 277; v. 317;
Irish understood by Highlanders, ii. 156; Isa, v. 249, 286;
island, life in an, v. 290, 295;
Johnson shows the spirit of a Highlander, v. 324;
_Johnson_ and _Johnston_, v. 341;
joyous social manners, v. 157;
Kingsburgh, Johnson visits it, v. 179, 183-7;
sleeps in a celebrated bed, v. 185, 187, 189;
Knoidart, v. 149, 190, 199;
landlords diminish their people, v. 300;
infatuated, v. 294;
restraint to be placed on raising the rents, v. 27, n. 3
(See above under chiefs, and below under rents and tenants);
law, want of, ii. 126;
Leven, River, v. 365, n. 2, 367;
Lewis, v. 410;
Little Colonsay, iii. 133;
little wants of life ill supplied, ii. 303;
Loch-Awe, v. 345, n. 1;
Loch-Braccadil, v. 236, 253;
Lochbradale, v. 212;
Lochbroom, v. 194;
Lochiern, v. 283;
Lochlevin, ii. 283;
Loch Lomond, its climate, iii. 382;
Johnson visits it, iv. 179; v. 363-4;
Loch Ness, v. 132, 297, n. 1;
Long Island, v. 187;
longevity, no extraordinary, v. 358, n. 1;
Lorn, v. 120;
Lowlanders scorned, v. 136, n. 1;
M'Craas, the, or Macraes, v. 142-3, 225;
M'Cruslick, v. 166, n. 2;
Macfarlane, Laird of, _the_ Macfarlane, v. 156, n. 3;
Macgregors forced to change their name, v. 127, n. 3;
mapping of the country, ii. 356;
march to Derby, iii. 162;
mile stones removed, v. 183, n. 2;
ministers, v. 224, n. 2;
Moidart, v. 149;
money, admission of, iii. 127;
Morven, v. 280; Moy, v. 341;
Muck, Isle of, v. 225, 249;
Mugstot, v. 148, 188, 259;
Mull, compared with Fleet Street, iii. 302;
Johnson sails for it, v. 279;
carried away to Col, v. 281;
arrives, v. 308;
no post, v. 312, n. 3;
ride through it, v. 318;
'a most dolorous country,' ib., 341;
a great cave, v. 331-2;
_woods_, v. 332;
moonlight sail along the coast, v. 333;
ferry to Oban, v. 343;
Nairne, v. 117;
newspaper, sight of a, v. 323;
noble animal, v. 400;
nomenclature in the Highlands, v. 156, n. 3;
Nuns' Island, v. 333;
Oban, v. 344;
Officers of Justice, want of, v. 177;
Orkneys, ii. 119, n. 1;
Ostig, Johnson visits it, v. 265-75;
parishes, v. 289, n. 1;
peat fires first seen at Nairne, v. 117, n. 3;
cutting peat, v. 306;
periphrastic language, v. 198;
Portawherry, v. 338;
Portree, v. 180-1, 189, 190, 254, 278;
prayer before milking a cow, v. 123;
prisons in the lairds' houses, v. 292, 343;
_quern_, v. 256;
'raise their clans in London,' iii. 399, n. 3;
Rasay, Isle of, approach, v. 164;
explored by Boswell, v. 168-74;
men out in the '45, v. 171;
old castle and new mansion, v. 172;
cave, ib.;
people never ride, v. 173;
animal life, ib.;
burnt in '45, v. 174, n. 1;
no officers of justice, v. 177;
dancing, v. 178;
Johnson's praise of the Isle, iii. 128; v. 178, n. 1, 413;
the Pretender hides there, v. 190-4;
mentioned, ii. 275; v. 150;
Rattakin, v. 144;
reapers singing, v. 165;
reels, iii. 198;
regiments raised by Pitt, iii. 198; v. 149-50;
rentals, v. 165, n. 2, 176, n. 2;
rents paid in bills, v. 254;
in kind, ib., n. 2;
racked, v. 137, 148, n. 1, 149, 150, n. 3, 205, 221, n. 3, 250;
riding in Sky, v. 205;
roads, want of, v. 173;
soldiers at work on them, v. 136;
beginning of one, v. 235, n. 2;
sight of one, v. 322;
Rona, Isle of, v. 165, 172, 412, n. 2;
Rorie More's Cascade, v. 207, 215;
Rosedow, v. 363;
Ross-shire, v. 150, n. 3;
sailors, very unskilful, v. 283, n. 1;
_scalch_ or _skalk_, v. 166;
Scalpa, v. 162;
Sconser, v. 179, 257;
second-sight, believed by all the islanders but the clergy,
v. 227, n. 3;
Boswell's belief, ii. 318; v. 358, 390-1;
Dempster's criticism, v. 407;
Johnson's curiosity never advanced to conviction, ii. 10, n. 3;
'willing to believe,' ii. 318;
hears instances, v. 159-60, 320;
loose interpretations, v. 163-4;
arguments for and against, v. 407, nn. 3 and 4;
_Senachi_, v. 324;
sense, native good, v. 147;
servants in Sky faithless, v. 167;
sheets, want of, in the Highlands, v. 216;
shelties, v. 284;
_shielings_, v. 141;
shops, want of, v. 27, n. 4;
Slate, v. 147, 151, 156, 255;
sleds, v. 235;
Sky, church bells, no, v. 151;
Johnson arrives, v. 147;
leaves for Rasay, v. 162;
returns, v. 180;
leaves finally, v. 279;
his _Ode_, v. l55;
Macdonald, Lady Margaret, beloved there, iii. 383;
one justice of the peace, v. 177;
price upon the heads of foxes, v. 173, n. 2;
Snizort, v. 166;
South Uist, v. 236;
spades used in Sky, v. 235, 261;
Spanish invasion in 1719, v. 140, n. 3;
strangers will never settle in the isles, v. 294, n. 1;
Strath, v. 156, 195;
St. Kilda,
Boswell proposes to buy it, ii. 149;
cold-catching, ii. 51; v. 278;
explanation suggested, ii. 52;
fire-penny tax, iii. 243, n. 2;
Glasgow, St. Kilda's man at, i. 450;
Horace and Virgil studied there, v. 338;
Lady Grange a prisoner, v. 227;
Macaulay's _History of St. Kilda_, ii. 51; v. 118-9;
Martin's _Voyage to St. Kilda_, ii. 51, n. 3, 52, n. 1;
poetry, v. 228;
Staffa, Johnson sees it at a distance, v. 332;
sold, iii. 126, 133;
Strathaven, iii. 360;
Strichen, v. 107;
Strolimus, v. 257;
superstitions, v. 306, n. 1;
tacksmen, v. 156, n. 3, 205, n. 3;
tailors, v. 226;
_taiscks_, v. 160;
Talisker, Johnson visits it, v. 250-56, 266, n. 2, 306, 383;
Tarbat, v. 363;
targets, v. 212;
tartan dress prohibited, v. 162, n. 2;
Teigh Franchich, v. 293;
tenants, combination among them, v. 150, n. 3;
dependent on their landlords, v. 177, n. 1;
fine on marriage, v. 320-1;
Thurot's descent on some of the isles, iv. 101, n. 4;
Tobermorie, v. 308-10, 332;
tradition, not to be argued out of a, v. 303;
translate their names in the Lowlands, v. 341, n. 4;
trusted, little to be, ii. 310;
turnips introduced, v. 293;
Tyr-yi, v. 209, n. 3, 287, 3l2;
Ulinish, v. 224;
Johnson visits it, v. 235-48;
sees a subterraneous house, v. 236;
and cave, v. 237;
gleanings of his conversation there, v. 249, 389;
Ulva's Isle sold, iii. 133;
Johnson visits it, v. 319-22;
violence, Johnson and Boswell fear, v. 139-40;
waves, size of the, v. 251, n. 2;
_wawking_ cloth, v. 178;
wheat bread never tasted by the M'Craas, v. 142;
wheel-carriages, no, v. 235, n. 2;
whisky served in a shell, v. 290;
whistling, a gentleman shows his independence by, v. 358;
'Who _can_ like the Highlands?' v. 377;
_wood_, bushes called, v. 250;
heath, v. 332;
wretchedness of the people in 1810 and 1814, v. 338, n. 1;
Zetland, v. 338, n. 1.
_Scots Magazine_. See under SCOTLAND.
SCOTSMAN, a violent, iii. 170.
SCOTT, Archibald, i. 117, n. 1.
SCOTT, Mr. Benjamin, iii. 459.
SCOTT, George Lewis, iii. 117.
SCOTT, John, afterwards first Earl of Eldon,
Boswell, never mentioned by, iii. 261, n. 2;
trick played on, ib.;
and taste, ii. 191, n. 2;
church-going, iv. 414, n. 1;
deathwarrants, iii. 121, n. 1;
Dunning's way of getting through business, iii. 128, n. 5;
George III, on the making of baronets, ii. 354, n. 2;
Heberden's, Dr., kindness to him, iv. 228, n. 2;
Johnson's visit to Oxford in 1773, ii. 268, n. 2;
Lee, 'Jack,' on the duties of an advocate, ii. 48, n. 1;
on the India Bill, iii. 224, n. 1;
Norton, Sir Fletcher, character of, ii. 472, n. 2;
Oxford tutor, unwilling to be an, iv. 92, n. 2;
Pitt on the honesty of mankind, iii. 236, n. 3;
port, liking for, iv. 91, n. 2;
Porteus, Bishop, on knotting, iii. 242, n. 3;
portrait in University College, ii. 25, n. 2;
retirement, after his, ii. 337, n. 4;
Royal Marriage Bill, ii. 152, n. 2;
sermons written by Lord Stowell, v. 67, n. 1;
small certainties, ii. 323, n. 1;
Taylor, Chevalier, anecdote of the, iii. 389, n. 4;
Warton's, Rev. T., lectures, i. 279, n. 2;
Wilkes at the Levee, iii. 430, n. 4.
SCOTT, Mrs. John (Lady Eldon), ii. 268, n. 2.
SCOTT, John, of Amwell,
_Elegies_, ii. 351;
meets Johnson, ii. 338;
dread of small-pox, ib., n. 1.
SCOTT, Sir Walter,
Abel Sampson, a _probationer_, ii. 171, n. 3;
_accommodate_, v. 310, n. 3;
Auchinleck, Lord, anecdote of, v. 382, n. 2;
birth, v. 24, n. 4;
Blair, mistaken about, v. 361, n. 1;
Boswell and the Douglas Cause, v. 353, n. 1;
spoils one of his anecdotes, v. 396, n. 4;
Burns, sees, v. 42, n. 1;
Cameron's execution, i. 146, n. 2;
charms in the Hebrides, v. 164, n. 1;
clans, order of the, ii. 270, n. 1;
coursing, v. 330, n. 1;
Culloden, cruelties after, v. 196, n. 3;
_Detector's_ letter to him, i. 230, n. 1;
_Dirleton's Doubts_, iii. 205, n. 1;
Dunvegan Castle, v. 2O7, n, 2, 208, n. 1, 233, n. 1;
Errol, Earls of, v. 101, n. 4, 106, n. 1;
Erskine, Dr., v. 391, n. 3;
Finnon haddocks, v. 110, n. 2;
Forbes's generosity to him, v. 253, n. 3;
Forbes, Sir W., lines on, v. 25, n. 1;
Grange, Lady, v. 227, n. 4;
halls of old Scotch houses, v. 60, n. 5;
_Hardyknute_, ii. 91, n. 2;
Highlands, discomforts in the, v. 377, n. 2;
Highlanders forbidden to carry arms, v. 151, n. 1;
Home's tragedies, ii. 320, n. 1;
hospitality, old-fashioned, iv. 222, n. 2;
humble-cow, v. 380, n. 3;
Inch Keith, v. 55, n. 3;
Inchkenneth, v. 322, n. 1;
Iona, v. 338, n. 1;
Johnson and Auchinleck, Lord, i. 96, n. 1; v. 382, n. 2;
and Boswell's voyage highly perilous, v. 283, n. 1, 313, n. 1;
definition of oats, i. 294, n. 8;
on dinners, v. 342, n. 2;
at Dunvegan, v. 208, n. 1;
and _Johnston_, v. 341, n. 4;
_Ode to Mrs. Thrale_, v. 157, n. 3;
and Pot, iv. 5, n. 1;
the 'Sassenach More,' ii. 267, n. 2;
and the Scotch love of planting trees, ii. 301, n. 1;
and Adam Smith, inaccuracy about, v. 369, n. 5;
Kames, Lord, ii. 200, n. 1;
Lovat's monument, v. 235, n. 1;
Mackenzie, Sir George, v. 212, n. 3;
Mackenzie, Henry, i. 360, n. 2;
Maclaurin's mottoes, iii. 212, n. 1;
_Marmion_ quoted, iv. 217, n. 2;
Mickle's _Cumnor Hall_, v. 349, n. 1;
Monboddo, Lord, ii. 74, n. 1; v. 77, n. 3, 78, n. 2;
Nairne, William, v. 53, n. 3;
_Ossian_, v. 164, n. 2;
Pitcairne's poetry, v. 58, n. 1;
Pleydell, Mr. Counsellor, ii. 376, n. 1; v. 22, n. 2;
_Redgauntlet_, introduction, i. 146, n. 2;
Reynolds and Sunday painting, iv. 414, n. 1;
Roslin Chapel, v. 402, n. 4;
scarcity of coin in the Hebrides, v. 254, n. 1;
Scotticism, a, v. 15, n. 4;
second sight, v. 159, n. 3;
sheep's-head, v. 342, n. 2;
Southey, letter from, v. 40, n. 3;
Tobermory, v. 309, n. 1;
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, i. 193, n. 3; iv. 45, n. 3;
Walpole's _History of his own Time_, v. 212, n. 3;
_waulking the cloth_, v. 178, n. 2;
Woodhouselee, Lord, v. 387, n. 4;
writers to the Signet and Sir A. Maclean, v. 343, n. 3;
Young's parody of Johnson's style, iv. 392, n. 1.
SCOTT, Dr., afterwards Sir William Scott, and Lord Stowell;
Blackstone's bottle of port, iv. 91;
Boswell, describes, v. 52, n. 6;
Coulson, Rev. Mr., ii. 381, n. 2; v. 459, n. 4;
Crosbie, Andrew, ii. 376, n. 1;
dinner at his chambers, iii. 261;
exercise of eating and drinking, iv. 91, n. 2;
Johnson,
accompanies, to Edinburgh, i. 462; v. 16, 20-22, 24, 27, 32;
to the scene of the Gordon Riots, iii. 429;
bequest to him, iv. 402, n. 2;
on conversions, ii. 105;
epitaph, iv. 444-5;
executor, iv. 402, n. 2;
friendship with, ii. 25, n. 2; v. 21;
gown, i. 347, n. 2;
horror at the sight of the bones of a whale, v. 169, n. 1;
on innovation, iv. 188;
as a member of parliament, ii. 137, n. 3, 139;
mezzotinto, possesses, iv. 421, n. 2;
presents it to University College, iii. 245, n. 3;
might have been Lord Chancellor, iii. 309;
lectures at Oxford, gave, iv. 92;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479;
'Ranelagh girl,' describes a, iii. 199, n. 1;
sermons, a writer of, v. 67, n. 1;
University College, fellow of, ii. 440;
mentioned, iv. 344; v. 51.
SCOTT, Mr., 'You, and I, and Hercules,' iv. 45, n. 3.
SCOTTICISMS,
Guthrie's, i. 118, n. 1;
Hume's short collection, ii. 72:
See under BOSWELL, Scotch accents.
_Scottifying_, v. 55.
SCOUNDREL,
applied to a clergyman's wife, ii. 456, n. 3;
Johnson's use of the term, iii. 1.
_Scoundrelism_, v. 106.
SCRASE, Mr., v. 455, n. 3.
SCREEN, Johnson dines behind one, i. 163, n. 1.
SCRIPTURE PHRASES, ii. 213.
SCRIPTURES,
in Erse: See under SCOTLAND, Hebrides, Erse;
evidence for their truth: See under CHRISTIANITY.
SCRIVENERS, iii. 21, n. 1.
SCROFULA, i. 41.
SCRUB in the _Beaux Stratagem_, iii. 70.
SCRUPLES,
Baxter's, ii. 477;
Johnson afraid of them, ii. 421;
distracted by them, ii. 476;
no friend to them, v. 62;
warns against them, ii. 423;
people load life with them, ii. 72, n. 1.
_Scrupulosity_, iv. 5.
SCYTHIANS, v. 224.
SEA, feeling its motion after landing, v. 285.
SEA-LIFE. See SAILORS and SHIPS.
SEAFORD, first Lord, iv. 176, n. 1; v. 142.
SEAFORTH, Lord, v. 227, n. 4.
SEASONS,
forgotten in London, iv. 147;
their influence: See under WEATHER.
SECKER, Thomas, Archbishop of Canterbury,
'decent,' i. 508; ii. 283, n. 2; iv. 29, n. 1;
described by H. Walpole, iv. 29, n. 1;
Johnson requested to seek his patronage, i. 368;
_Life_, iv. 29;
_Reports of Debates_, i. 507;
sermon quoted, i. 33;
toast of church and king, iv. 29.
SECOND SIGHT, in Wales, ii. 150.
See under SCOTLAND, HEBRIDES, second sight.
SECTARY, a religious, ii. 472.
SEDUCTION, imaginary case of, iii. 18.
SEED, Rev. Jeremiah, iii. 248.
_Seeking after_, iii. 314.
SEGUED, Emperor of Abyssinia, i. 87, 340, n. 3.
SELDEN, John,
knowledge varied, ii. 158;
Table-talk, v. 311, 414;
mentioned, iv. 23, n. 3; v. 225, n. 3.
SELECTIONS FROM AUTHORS, Johnson disapproves of them, iii. 29.
SELF-IMPORTANCE, iii. 171.
SELWIN, Mr., iii. 166, n. 3.
SELWYN, George, Beauclerk at Venice, i. 381, n. 1.
_Semel insanivimus omnes_, iv. 182.
SENATE OF LILLIPUT. See under DEBATES.
SENECA, iii. 296, n. 1; v. 296.
_Senectus_, iii. 344.
SENEGAL, v. 98, n. 1.
_Senilia_, iv. 2.
SENSATIONS, 'la theorie des sensations agreables,' i. 344.
_Sentimental Journey_. See STERNE.
SENTIMENTALISTS, iii. 149, n. 2.
SERFS IN SCOTLAND. See SCOTLAND, serfs.
_Serious Call_. See LAW, William.
SERJEANTSON, Rev. James, iv. 393, n. 3.
SERMONS,
attended to better than prayers, ii. 173;
considerable branch of literature, iv. 105;
Johnson's advice about their composition, iii. 437; v. 68;
his opinion of the best, iii. 247
(See under JOHNSON, sermons);
passions, addressed to the, iii. 248;
style, improvement in, iii. 248.
SERVANTS, male and female, ii. 217.
SERVITORS. See OXFORD.
SESSIONAL REPORTS. See OLD BAILEY.
SETTLE, Elkanah,
City-Poet, iii. 76;
Dryden's rival, ib.;
mentioned, i. 55.
SETTLEMENT OF ESTATES, ii. 432.
_Seven Champions of Christendom_, iv. 8, n. 3.
SEVEN PROVINCES, i. 475.
SEVERITY, government by, ii. 186.
SEVIGNE, Mme. de,
existence, the task of, iii. 53;
misprints of her name, iii. 53, n. 2;
Pelisson, her friend, i. 90, n. 1;
style copied by Gray and Walpole, iii. 31, n. 1;
truthfulness on a death-bed, v. 397, n. 1.
SEWARD, Miss Anna,
_Acis and Galatea_, quotation from, iii. 242, n. 2;
Boswell introduced to her, ii. 467;
calls on her, iii. 412;
controversy with her, i. 92, n. 2; ii. 467, n. 4; iv. 331, n. 2;
dines at Mr. Dilly's, iii. 284-300;
fanciful reflection, i. 40, n. 3;
ghosts, iii. 297;
Hayley, correspondence with, iv. 331, n. 2;
Johnson and the learned pig, iv. 373;
praises her poetry, iv. 331;
_Ode on the death of Captain Cook_, iv. 331;
mentioned, iv. 307, 372, n. 4.
SEWARD, Rev. Mr., of Lichfield,
account of him, ii. 467; iii. 151;
valetudinarian, iii. 152, 412;
mentioned, i. 81, n. 2; ii. 471.
SEWARD, William, F.R.S.,
account of him, iii. 123;
Batheaston Vase, perhaps wrote for the, ii. 337, n. 2;
Harington's _Nugae Antiquae_, suggests a motto for, iv. 180;
Johnson and Bacon, iii. 194;
bow to an Archbishop, iv. 198;
epitaph, iv. 423, n, 3, 445;
on the Ministry and Opposition, iv. 139;
recommends him to Boswell, iii. 124;
tetrastrick on Goldsmith, translates, ii. 282, n. 1;
Langton's ancestor and Sir M. Hale, iv. 310, n. 2;
Parr, Dr., letter from, iv. 423, n. 3;
people without religion, iv. 215;
retired tradesman, anecdote of a, iii. 176, n. 1;
Scotland, visits, iii. 123-4, 126;
mentioned, i. 367; ii. 76, 308; iii. 167, 354; iv. 43, 83, n. 1, 444.
SEXES,
equality in another world, iii. 287;
intercourse between the two, ii. 473; iii. 341;
irregular, should be punished, iii. 17.
SHAFTESBURY, fourth Earl of, i. 464.
SHAKESPEARE, William,
Boar's Head Club, v. 247;
'Boswell,' needed a, v. 415;
'brought into notice,' ii. 92;
Capel's edition, iv. 5;
Catharine of Aragon, character of, iv. 242;
Congreve, compared with, ii. 85-7,
Corneille and the Greek dramatists, compared with, iv. 16
diction of common life, iii. 194
Dogberry boasting of his losses, i. 65, n. 1;
editions published between 1725-1751, v. 244, n. 2;
fame, his, iii. 263;
fault, never six lines without a, ii. 96;
Hamlet's description of his father, iv. 72, n. 3;
the ghost, iv. 16, n. 2; v. 38,
(see below under Johnson's edition);
Hanmer's edition, i. 178, n. 1;
imitations, ii. 225, n. 2;
Johnson's admiration of him, ii. 86, n. 1;
Johnson's edition, account of it, _Proposals_, i. 175, n. 3, 318, 327;
delayed, i. 176, 319, 322, 327, 329, 496, n. 3; ii. 1, n. 1;
subscribers, i. 319, n. 3, 323, 327, 336, 499;
list lost and money spent, iv. 111;
published, i. 496;
went through several editions, ii. 204;
re-published by Steevens, ii. 114, 204;
attacked by Churchill, i. 319-320;
confesses his ignorance where ignorant, i. 327;
edited it from necessity, iii. 19, n. 3;
Garrick not mentioned, ii. 92;
reflection on him, ii. 192;
Kenrick's attack, i. 497;
newspaper criticisms, ii.
notes on two passages in _Hamlet_, iii. 55;
preface, i. 496, 497, n. 3;
Warburton criticised, i. 329;
Warton, J. and T., notes by, i. 335; ii. 114-5;
Johnson's _Prologue_, iv. 25;
Jubilee, ii. 68;
Ladies' Shakespeare Club, v. 244, n. 2;
Latin, knowledge of, iv. 18;
_Macbeth_, description of night, ii. 90;
never read through by Mrs. Pritchard, ii. 349;
speech to the witches, v. 76, 115;
castle, v. 129, 348;
worse for being acted, ii. 92;
Malone's edition, i. 8; iv. 142, 181, n. 3;
mulberry tree, i. 83, n. 4;
Mulberry Tree, a poem i. 101;
name omitted in an _Essay on the English Poets_, i. 140;
night, descriptions of, ii. 87, 90;
_Othello_, dialogue between Iago and Cassio, iii. 41;
moral, iii. 39;
plays worse for being acted, ii. 92;
representations of his plays, v. 244, n. 2;
Reynolds's note on Macbeth's castle, v. 129;
_Romeo and Juliet_ neglected, v. 244, n. 2;
altered by Otway and Garrick, ib.
Shakspeare, _Mr._ William, iv. 325, n. 3;
_Shakespearian ribbands_, ii. 69;
spelling of his name, v. 124;
style ungrammatical, iv. 18, n. 2;
terrifies the lonely reader, i. 70;
Timon's scolding, iv. 26;
tragedies inferior to Home's _Douglas_, ii. 320, n. 1;
Warburton's edition, i. 175, 176, n. 1, 329;
witches, iii. 382;
quotations
_As you Like it_, iii. 2. 210-iii. 255, n. 4
_Coriolanus_, iii. 1 325-iii. 256, n. 1; iv. 4, 5-i. 263, n. 3;
_Cymbeline_, iii. 3. 38-iii. 450; iv. 2. 261-iv. 235, n. 1;
_Hamlet_, i. 2. 133-v. 155, n. 1; i. 2 185-iv. 335, n. 3; i. 3.
41-iii. 178, n. 3; iii. 1. 56-v. 279, n. 2; iii. 1. 78-ii. 298, n. 3;
iii. 2. 40-ii. 159, n. 5; iii. 2. 68-ii. 384; iii. 2 371-ii. 291, n. 2;
iii. 4. 60-v. 19, n. 3; iii. 4. 63-i. 118;
_1 Henry IV_, v. 4. 161-i. 250;
_2 Henry IV_, i. 2. 9-iv. 178, n. 5; iii. 1. 9-v. 140, n. 2;
iii. 2. 67-v. 310, n. 3; iv. 1 179-iv. 406, n. 1;
_1 Henry VI_, i. 2. 12-v. 284, n. 1;
_2 Henry VI_, iii. 3. 29-v. 113, n. 1; iv. 2. 141-iii. 51, n. 1;
_Henry VIII_, iii. 2. 358-i. 315, n. 3; iv. 2. 51--67-iv. 71,
n. 3; iv. 2. 76-i. 24;
_Julius Caesar_, i. 2. 92-i. 180, n. 1
_King Lear_, ii. 2. 17-iv. 26, n. 2; ii. 2. 160-ii. 446, n. 3;
ii. 4. 18-iii. 381, n. 1; iii. 4. 140-v. 145, n. 1;
_Love's Labour Lost_, ii. 1. 66-iv. 97, n. 1;
_Macbeth_, i. 3. 72-v. 119, n. 4; ii. 2. 12-ii. 322;
ii. 3. 91-i. 299; ii. 4. 12-i. 263, n. 3; iii. 4. 17-ii. 472, 1;
v. 3. 40-iv. 400, n. 2; v. 5. 23-ii. 92, n. 2; v. 8. 30-v. 347, n. 5;
_Measure for Measure_, iii. 1. 115-iv. 399, n. 6;
iv. 3. e-iii. 196, n. 1;
_Much Ado about Nothing_, iii. 5. 35-iii. 287, n. 2;
_Othello_, ii. 1. 59-ii. 408; iii. 3. 165-v. 30, n. 3;
iii. 3. 346-iii. 347, n. 3;
v. 2. 345-v. 416, n. 1;
_Rape of Lucrece_, l. IIII, iv. 181, n. 3;
_Richard II_, i. 3. 309-i. 129, n. 3; ii. 300; iv. 191; v. 20;
_Romeo and Juliet_, ii. 2. 115-ii. 85; v. i. 40-ii. 148;
_Taming of the Shrew_, i. 1. 39-i. 428, n. 1;
_Tempest_, i. 2. 355-iv. 5, n. 3; iv. 1. l0-iv. 25, n. 3;
iv. 1. 53-ii. 467, n. 1.
_Shakespeare Illustrated_, i. 255.
_'Sh'apprens t'etre vif,'_ ii. 463.
SHARP, James, Archbishop of St. Andrews, v. 39, n. 2, 61, 65, 68.
SHARP, John, Archbishop of York, i. 452, n. 2.
SHARP, Dr. John, i. 487, 517.
SHARP, J., ii. 69, n. 1.
SHARP, Miss, v. 68.
SHARP, Samuel, _Letters from Italy_, ii. 57, n. 2; iii. 55.
SHARPE, Rev. Gregory, ii. 130.
SHARPE, Mr., a surgeon, i. 357.
SHAVERS, a thousand, iii. 163.
SHAVINGTON HALL, v. 433, n. 2.
SHAW, Cuthbert,
account of him, ii. 31;
tutor to Lord Chesterfield, iii. 140, n. 1.
SHAW, Professor, of St. Andrews, v. 64, 68, 70.
SHAW, Dr. Thomas, iv. 112.
SHAW, Rev. William,
_Erse Grammar_, iii. 106, 107;
_Proposals_ written by Johnson, ib.;
pamphlet on _Ossian_, iv. 252-3;
mentioned, iii. 214.
_She Stoops to Conquer_. See GOLDSMITH.
SHEBBEARE, Dr. John,
_Battista Angeloni_, iv. 113;
Boswell becomes acquainted with him, iv. 112;
praises him, iii. 315; iv. 113;
Johnson, joined with, in the _Heroic Epistle_, v. 113;
and in parliament, iv. 318, n. 3;
_Letters on the English Nation_, iv. 113;
_Letters to the People of England_, iii. 315, n. 1; iv. 113;
libel, tried for, iii. 15, n. 3;
payment as a reviewer, iv. 214;
pension, ii. 112, n. 3; iii. 79, n. 1;
pillory, sentenced to the, iii. 315: iv. 113, n. 1;
'She-bear,' iv. 113, n. 2.
SHEET OF A REVIEW, iv. 214, n. 2.
SHEFFIELD, Lord. _See _HOLROYD, John.
SHEFFORD, iv. 131.
SHELBURNE, second Earl of (afterwards first Marquis of Lansdowne),
Bentham praises him as a minister, iv. 174, n. 4;
Bolingbroke, Lord, i. 268, n. 3;
Burke, speaks with malignity of, iv. 191, n. 4;
Bute's, Lord, character, ii. 353, n. 1, 363, n. 4;
Chambers, Sir R., ii. 264, n. 1;
Chatham's, Lord, opinion of schools, iii. 12, n. 1;
coarse manners, iv. 174;
Crown--its power increased by Lord Bute, iii. 416, n. 2;
Douglas, last Duke of, v. 43, n. 4;
Douglas, Lord, ii. 230, n. 1;
Dunning and Lord Loughborough, iii. 240, n. 3;
economy, rules of, iii. 265;
education, iii. 36, n. 1; iv. 174, n. 3;
Fitzpatrick's brother-in-law, iii. 388, n. 3;
French--their superficial knowledge, ii. 363, n. 4;
George III, letter from, iii. 241, n. 2;
Ingenhousz, Dr., ii. 427, n. 4;
'Jesuit of Berkeley Square,' iv. 174, n. 5;
Johnson's character of him, iv. 174;
intimacy with him, iv. 191, 192, n. 2;
King, Dr. William, i. 279, n. 5;
'Lord, his parts pretty well for a,' iii. 35;
Lowther the miser, v. 112, n. 4;
_Malagrida_, iv. 174;
Mansfield, Lord, in the copyright case, 1. 437, n. 2;
at Oxford, ii. 194, n. 3;
untruthfulness, ii. 296, n. 2;
ministry, iv. 158, n. 4, 170, n. 1, 174, n. 3;
peace of 1782-3, iv. 158, n. 4, 282, n. 1;
petition for his impeachment, ii. 90, n. 5;
portrait by Reynolds, iv. 174, n. 5;
Price, Dr., iv. 434;
Priestley's account of the company at his house, iv. 191, n. 4;
Scotch--their superficial knowledge, ii. 363, n. 4;
untruthfulness, ii. 296, n. 2, 301, n. 5;
painstaking habits, ib.;
Secretary of State at the age of twenty-nine, iii. 36, n. 1;
Streatham, rents Mrs. Thrale's house at, iv. 158, n. 4;
Tories and Jacobites, i. 429, n. 4;
Townsend, Alderman, iii. 460; iv. 175, n. 1;
mentioned, ii. 177, n. 1.
SHELLEY, Lady, iv. 159, n. 3.
SHENSTONE, William,
Dodsley's _Cleone_, the sale of, i. 325, n. 3;
hair, wore his own, i. 94, n. 5;
'I prized every hour,' &c., iv. 145, n. 6;
inn, lines in praise of an, ii. 452;
Johnson, admiration of, ii. 452;
account of him, v. 267, 457, nn. 2 and 4;
estimate of his poems, ii. 452;
writes to him, v. 268, n. 1;
layer-out of land, v. 267;
Leasowes, v. 457;
letters, his, v. 268;
London streets in 1743, i. 163, n. 2;
_Love Pastorals_, v. 267;
Pembroke College, member of, i. 75; iv. 151, n. 2;
pension, v. 457;
Pope's condensation of thought, v. 345;
'She gazed as I slowly withdrew,' v. 267;
witty remark on divines and the tree falling, iv. 226.
SHERIDAN, Charles, iii. 284.
SHERIDAN, Mrs. Frances,
wife of Thomas Sheridan the son, i. 358, 386, n. 1, 389.
SHERIDAN, Richard Brinsley
(grandson of Dr. Thomas Sheridan and son of Thomas Sheridan),
birth, i. 358, n. 2;
Comedies, dates of his, iii. 116, n, 1;
_Duenna_, run of the, iii. 116, n. 1;
father, estranged from his, i. 388, n. 1;
despises his oratory, i. 394, n. 2;
funeral, i. 227, n. 4;
Johnson, compliments, in a Prologue, iii. 115;
praises his comedies, iii. 116;
projects an attack on, ii. 315, n. 3;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479;
election, iii. 116;
present, iii. 230, n. 5;
marriage, ii. 369;
Round-Robin, signs the, iii. 83;
_Sydney Biddulph_ and _The School for Scandal_, i. 390, n. 1.
SHERIDAN, Dr. Thomas (the father),
anecdote of Swift and a country-squire, iv. 295, n. 5;
'Sherry,' ii. 258, n. 1.
SHERIDAN, Thomas (the son, father of R. B. Sheridan),
Addison's loan to Steele, iv. 91;
America, threatens to go to, iv. 2l5;
Boswell's instructor in pronunciation, ii. 159;
puns with, iv. 316;
conversation, ii. 122;
_Dictionary_, ii. 161;
Dublin Theatre, i. 386;
dull naturally, i. 453;
_Earl of Essex_, iv. 312, n. 5;
formal endings of letters, criticises, v. 239;
good, but a liar, iv. 167;
Home's gold medal, ii. 320; v. 360;
house in Bedford Street, i. 485, n. 1;
insolvent debtor, iii. 377;
Irish Parliament compliments him, iii. 377;
Johnson, account of, i. 385;
antipathy to the Scotch, iv. 169;
attack on Swift, iv. 61; v. 44, n. 3;
describes his acting, i. 358; ii. 88;
his reading, iv. 207;
pension, i. 374;
quarrels with, i. 385; iii. 115;
attacks him, i. 388; ii. 88;
irreconcileable, i. 387; iv. 222, 330;
_Lectures on the English Language_, i. 385
(See below, Oratory);
lies of vanity, iv. 167;
_Life of Swift_, i. 388; ii. 88, 319, n. 1;
miser, maintains the happiness of a, iii. 322;
'Old Mr. Sheridan,' iv. 207, n. 1;
oratory, at Bath, i. 394;
at Dublin, ib., n. 2;
described by Dr. Parr, ib.;
despised by his son, ib.;
laughed at by Johnson, i. 453; ii. 87; iv. 222;
'enthusiastic about it as ever,' iv. 207;
pension, i. 385-6;
'Sherry derry,' ii. 258;
son's marriage, his, ii. 369;
quarrels with him, i. 388, n. 1;
Wedderburne, taught, i. 386;
found him ungrateful, iii. 2;
vanity and Quixotism, ii. 128.
SHERLOCK, Dr.,
_On Providence_, iv. 300, n. 2;
style elegant, iii. 248;
mentioned, iv. 311.
SHERLOCK, Rev. Martin, iv. 320, n. 4.
SHERWIN, J. K., iii. 111.
SHIELS, R.,
Johnson's amanuensis, i. 187, 241;
share in Cibber's _Lives of the Poets_, i. 187; iii. 29-31, 37, 117.
SHIP,
worse than a gaol, i. 348; ii. 438; v. 137, 249;
misery of the sailors' quarters, iii. 266;
hospital, ib,, n. 2;
worse than a Highland inn, v. 147.
See SAILORS.
_Ship of Fools_, i. 277.
SHIPLEY, Bishop of St. Asaph,
army chaplain, an, iii. 251; v. 445;
assemblies, his, iv. 75, n. 3;
Franklin, Dr., a friend of, iv. 246, n. 4;
Johnson dines with him in Passion-week, iv. 88, n. 1;
visits his palace, v. 437;
knowing and conversible, iii. 250, n. 2; iv. 246;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479;
election, iv. 75, n. 3;
present, iv. 326;
Reynolds's dinner, at, iii. 250-5;
rout, at a, iv. 75;
mentioned, iv. 1, n. 1, 48, n. 1.
SHIRT,
changes of, v. 60;
clean-shirt days, i. 105.
SHOE-BUCKLES, iii. 325; v. 19.
SHOP-KEEPERS, of London, v. 81, 83.
SHOPS,
a stately one, iv. 319;
turn the balance of existence, v. 27, n. 4.
SHORE, Jane, v. 49, n. 2.
SHORT-HAND, i. 136; ii. 224; iii. 270.
SHREWSBURY,
Circuit, ii. 194;
Johnson visits it, v. 454-5;
mentioned, ii. 441.
SHROPSHIRE, i. 39, n. 1.
SHRUBBERY, a, iv. 128.
_Shuckford's Connection_, iv. 311.
SIAM, King of, iii. 336.
_Sibbald, Life of Sir Robert_, iii. 227.
_Sicilian Gossips_, iv. 2.
SICK MAN,
consolation in finding himself not neglected, iv. 234;
duty of telling him the truth, iv. 306;
impossible to please, iv. 311;
his thoughts, iv. 362.
SICK WOMAN, church service for a, v. 444.
SICKNESS, at a friend's house, iv. 181.
SIDDONS, Mrs.,
described by Mrs. Piozzi, v. 103, n. 1;
Johnson, visits, iv. 242;
Reynolds compliments her, ib., n. 2;
in _The Stranger_, iv. 244, n. 1.
_Side_, ii. 155.
SIDNEY, Algernon, ii. 210.
SIDNEY, Sir Philip,
as an authority for a _Dictionary_, iii. 194, n. 2;
misprint in a quotation from him, iii. 131, n. 2.
_Sidney Biddulph_, i. 358, n. 4, 389.
_Siege_, a popular title for a play, iii. 259, n. 1; v. 349, n. 1.
_Siege of Aleppo_, iii. 259, n. 1.
_Siege of Marseilles_, v. 349, n. 1.
SIENNA, iv. 373, n. 1.
SIGHT of great buildings, ii. 385, 393.
SIGNS, conversation by, ii. 247.
SILENCE of Carthusians, absurd, ii. 435.
SILK, v. 216.
SILK-MILL, iii. 164.
SILVER BUCKLES, iii. 325.
SIMCO, John, iv. 421, n. 2.
SIMILE, when made by the ancients, iii. 73.
SIMPSON, Joseph,
account of him, iii. 28;
Johnson's letter to him, i. 346;
mentioned, i. 488; ii. 476.
SIMPSON, Thomas, the mathematician, i. 351, n. 1.
SIMPSON, Rev. Mr., iii. 359.
SIMPSON, Mr., of Lichfield (father of Joseph Simpson), i. 81, 346.
SIMPSON, Mr., Town-clerk of Lichfield, iv. 372, n. 2.
SIMPSON, Mr., of Lincoln, ii. 16.
SIMPSON, Mr., owner of a vessel, v. 279-284, 286.
SIN,
balancing sins against virtues, iv. 398;
heinous, ii. 172;
original, iv. 123.
SINCLAIR, Sir John, iv. 136.
SINCLAIR, Robert, iii. 335, n. 1.
SINCLAIR, Mr., stabbed by Savage, i. 125, n. 4.
SINGULARITY,
Johnson's dislike of it, ii. 74, n. 3;
making people stare, ii. 74;
the gentleman in _The Spectator_, ii. 75.
See under AFFECTATION.
SINNERS, chief of, iv. 294.
SION HOUSE, iii. 400, n. 2.
_Sister, The_, iv. 10, n. 1.
SIXTEEN-STRING JACK, iii. 38.
SIXTUS QUINTUS, V. 239.
SKENE, General, v. 142, n. 2.
SKENE, Sir John, iii. 414, n. 3.
SKINNER, Stephen, i. 186.
SLANDER, action for, iii. 64.
SLATER, Mr., the druggist, iii. 68.
SLAUGHTER'S COFFEE-HOUSE, i. 115, n. 1; iv. 15.
SLAVES and SLAVERY,
Bathurst, Dr., on it, iv. 28;
Boswell's justification of it, iii. 200, 203-5, 212;
drivers of negroes, iii. 201;
England's guilt, ii. 479;
Georgia, i. 127, n. 4;
Grainger's _Sugar Cane_, i. 481, n. 4;
Johnson's hatred of it, ii. 478-480; iii. 200-4;
toast to an insurrection, ii. 478; iii. 200;
religious education, ii. 27, n. 1;
Slavetrade, abolition of it attempted, iii. 203-4;
England's hypocrisy in upholding it, ii. 480;
London Alderman's defence of it, iii. 203, n. 1;
Walpole's, Horace, hatred of slavery, iii. 200, n. 4.
See KNIGHT, Joseph, SOMERSET, James, and under SCOTLAND, serfs.
SLEEP,
quantity needful, iii. 169;
sleep-walking, v. 46.
SLEEPLESSNESS, 'light a candle and read,' iv. 409, n. 1.
SLOE, 'bringing the sloe to perfection,' ii. 78.
SLUYS, iii. 447.
SMALBROKE, Dr., i. 134.
SMALRIDGE, George, Bishop of Bristol, iii. 248.
SMART, Christopher (Kit),
account of him, i. 306, n. 1;
Derrick, compared with, iv. 192;
_Hop Garden_, ii. 454, n. 3;
madness, i. 397; ii. 345;
_Rambler_, praises the, i. 208, n. 3;
_Universal Visitor_, contract about the, ii. 345;
Johnson wrote for him, ib.;
mentioned, iv. 183, n. 2.
SMART, Mrs. Christopher,
Johnson's letters to her, in. 454! iv. 358, n. 2.
SMART, Mrs. Newton, iv. 8, n. 3.
SMELT, Mr., iv. i, n. 1.
SMITH, Adam,
absence of mind, iv. 24, n. 2;
Barnard's verses, mentioned iii, iv. 433;
blank verse, dislikes, i. 427;
Boswell attends his lectures, v. 19;
praised by him, ib., n. 1;
attacks his _alliance_ with Hume, v. 30, n. 3;
bounty on corn, iii. 232, n. 1;
on herring-busses, v. 161, n. 1;
composed slowly, v. 66, n. 3;
conversation, iii. 307, n. 2; iv. 24, n. 2;
decisive professorial manner, iv. 24;
Glasgow and Brentford, iv. 186; v. 369;
gold, importation of, iv. 104, n. 3;
'hotbed of genius,' raised in a, ii. 53, n. 1;
Hume's _Dialogues on Natural Religion_, i. 268, n. 4;
letter from, iv. 194, n. 1;
_Life_, iii. 119; v. 30-2, 369, n. 5;
suggested knocking of his head against, iii. 119;
Johnson, altercation with, iii. 331;
imaginary altercation, v. 369, n. 5;
compared with, iv. 24, n. 2;
Dictionary_, reviews, i. 298, n. 2;
knowledge of books, i. 71;
meeting with, i. 427;
preface to his _Shakespeare_, i. 496, n. 4;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479; iii. 128, n. 4;
elected when the club had 'lost its select merit,' ii. 430, n. 1;
Macdonald, Sir J., death of, i. 449, n. 2;
Macpherson's _Ossian_, ii. 302, n. 2;
Milton's shoe-latchets, v. 19;
Oxford student, i. 503; iv. 391, n. 1;
philosophers and porters, i. 102, n. 2;
Professor of Logic, v. 369, n. 2;
Professor of Moral Philosophy, v. 369, n. 3;
Select Society, member of the, v. 393, n. 4;
_Theory of Moral Sentiments_, v. 30, n.;
Universities,
reflection on English, iii. 13, n. 1, 14, n. 1; iv. 391. n. 1.
_Wealth of Nations_, publication of, ii. 429-30;
condemned by the Inquisition, i. 465, n. 1;
Johnson's ignorance of it, ii. 430, n. 1;
valued by Boswell, v. 30, n. 3.
SMITH, Captain, iii. 362.
SMITH, Edmund,
expulsion from Oxford, ii. 187, n. 3;
_Life, quoted, i. 75, n. 5, 81;
lines on Pococke, iii. 269.
SMITH, General, Foote's _Nabob,_ iii. 23, n. 1.
SMITH, 'Gentleman,' the actor, ii. 208, n. 5.
SMITH, John, Lord Chief Baron, iv. 152, n. 3; v. 27.
SMITH, Rev. Mr., vicar of Southill, iv. 126, 330.
SMITH, Sydney, v. 360, n. 1.
SMITH, William, Bishop of Lincoln, v. 445, n. 3.
SMITH, Mr., ii. 116.
SMOKING,
gone out, v. 60;
sedative effect, i. 317; v. 60.
SMOLLETT, Commissary,
'solid talk,' v. 365;
monument to Dr. Smollett, v. 366.
SMOLLETT, Dr. Tobias,
Blackfriars Bridge, praises, i. 351, n. 1;
British coffee-house club, iv. 179, n. 1;
Churchill, attacked by, i. 419, n. 1;
_Critical Review_, edits the, iii. 32, n. 2;
attacks Griffiths and the _Monthly_, ib.;
Cumming the Quaker, v. 98, n. 1;
epitaph, v. 367;
feudal system, v. 106, n. 3;
French houses, ii. 388, n. 2;
meat and cookery, ii. 402, n. 2;
_valets de place_, ii. 398, n. 2;
grumbler, a great, as a traveller, iii. 236, n. 2;
Hamilton the bookseller, ii. 226, n. 3;
heritable jurisdictions, v. 177, n. 1;
_Humphry Clinker_ described by H. Walpole, i. 351, n. 1;
Johnson's _Debates_, i. 505-6;
Johnson and he 'never cater-cousins,' i. 349;
Londoners and the Battle of Culloden, v. 196, n. 3;
Lyttelton, Lord, afraid of him, iii. 33;
monument, v. 366;
Johnson corrects the inscription, v. 367;
_Ode on Leven Water_, v. 367, n. 2;
_Tears of Scotland_, v. 196, n. 3;
_Travels_ criticised by Thicknesse, iii. 235-6;
Wilkes, letter to, i. 348;
quotations, &c. from his works--
_Humphry Clinker_, authors sleeping on bulks, i. 457, n. 2;
in the pillory, iii. 315, n. 1;
Bath described, iii. 45, n. 1;
Butcher Row, i. 400, n. 2;
Edinburgh Cawdies, iv. 129, n. 1;
Edinburgh a hot-bed of genius, ii. 53, n. 1;
Elibank, Lord, v. 386, n. 1;
'gardy loo,' v. 22, n. 3;
_Hemisphere_, ii. 81, n. 2;
Highland funeral, v. 332, n. 2;
libels, i. 116, n. 1;
Methodists, ii. 123, n. 2;
_Ossian_, ii. 302, n. 2;
Psalmanazar, George, iii. 443;
Queensberry, Duke of, ii. 368, n. 1;
Quin at Bath, iii. 264, n. 1;
Scotch, English prejudice against the, ii. 300, n. 5;
Scotch churches, dirtiness of, v. 41, n. 3;
Scotland as little known as Japan, v. 392, n. 6;
Smollett's, Commissary, house, v. 365, n. 1;
St. Andrews, v. 61, n. 5;
_straw_ in Bedlam, ii. 374, n. 2;
whisky as a medicine for infants, v. 346, n. 2;
_Peregrine Pickle_,
governor, v. 185, n. 2;
Lady Vane, v. 49, n. 4;
_Roderick Random_,
'cham,' i. 348, n. 5;
finding a person comprehension, iv. 313, n. 4;
hospital on a man-of-war, iii. 266, n. 2;
_loblolly boy_, i. 378, n. 1;
Lyttelton, Lord, said to be abused in it, iii. 33, n. 1.
SMOLLETT, Mrs., v. 366.
SMUGGLING, iii. 188, n. 5.
SNAILS and Dissenters, ii. 268, n. 2.
SNAKES, concerning, iii. 279.
SNOWDON, ii. 284; v. 451.
SOBIESKI, King, v. 185, n. 4, 200.
SOCIAL ATTENTIONS, i. 477.
SOCIETY,
condition upon which all societies subsist, ii. 374;
duty to it, v. 62;
external advantages of great value, i. 440;
held together by respect for birth, ii. 153;
right to prohibit propagation of dangerous opinions, ii. 249;
submitting to its determinations, v. 87;
truth, held together by, iii. 293.
SOCIETY OF ARTISTS, i. 363;
_Preface to the Catalogue_, ib., n. 2, 367.
_Society of Arts and Sciences_,
Johnson tries to speak there, ii. 139;
is recommended by Hollis, iv. 97;
votes against a Scotchman, iv. 11;
mentioned, iv. 92, n. 5.
SOCIETY for Conversation, iv. 90.
SOCIETY for the Encouragement of learning, i. 153, n. 2.
SOCIETY FOR THE PROPAGATION OF THE GOSPEL,
Archbishop Markham's Sermon, v. 36, n. 3;
bequest of slaves made to it, iii. 204, n. 1.
SOCIETY FOR PROPAGATING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE, ii. 27-30, 279; v. 370.
SOCRATES,
compared with Charles XII, iii. 265;
education, on, iii. 358, n. 2;
learnt to dance, iv. 79;
passing through the fair at Athens, i. 334, n. 2;
reduced philosophy to common life, i. 217.
SODOR AND MAN, Bishop of, iii. 412.
_Solamen miseris socios habuisse doloris_, iv. 181, n. 3.
SOLANDER, Dr.,
account of him, v. 328;
proposed expedition, ii. 147, 148; iii. 454.
_Soldiers Letter_, i. 156.
SOLDIERS,
breeding, their, ii. 82;
character high, iii. 9;
common soldiers usually gross, iii. 9;
Coronation, at the, iii. 9, n. 2;
courage, iii. 266;
deaths from gaol fever, iv. 176, n. 1;
Dicey, Professor,
on the difficulties of their position, iii. 46, n. 5;
English stronger than French, v. 229;
estimation in which they are held, iii. 265-6;
fame, get little, v. 137;
France, respect paid to them in, iii. 10;
governed by want of agreement, ii. 103;
insolence, iii. 9, nn. 2 and 3;
Johnson's estimate of them in his talk and study, iii. 266-7;
Mutiny Act, iii. 9, n. 4;
officers, their ignorance, v. 398;
respected, iii. 9;
superiority of their accommodation, iii. 361, 365;
pay, ii. 218;
peace, in time of, iii. 267, n. 1;
quartered in inns, ii. 218, n. 1; iii. 9, n. 4;
real life and modern fiction, in, ii. 134, n. 3;
regularity, want of, iii. 266, n. 4;
relish of existence, iii. 413, n. 4;
riches in them do not excite anger, v. 328;
shot at for five-pence a day, ii. 250;
trial of two soldiers for murder, iii. 46, n. 5.
SOLICITORS, iv. 128-31. See ATTORNEYS.
SOLITUDE, Burton's warning against it, iii. 415.
See under JOHNSON, solitude.
SOMERS, Lord,
patron of learning, v. 59, n. 1;
mentioned, ii. 157, n. 3.
SOMERSET, James, a negro,
account of his case, iii. 87, n. 3, 212; v. 401, n. 3;
Hargrave's _Argument_ quoted, v. 401, n. 3;
Knight the negro reads his case, iii. 214, n. 1.
SOMERSET, Duchess of, i. 452, n. 2.
SOMERSETSHIRE, iii. 226, n. 2.
SOMERVILLE, Lord, iv. 50.
SOMMELSDYCK, family of, v. 25, n. 2.
_Somnium_, i. 60.
SORROW,
inherent in humanity, v. 64;
remedies for it, ib., n. 2;
useless, iii. 137, n. 1.
See GRIEF.
SOUND, beauty in a simple sound, ii. 191.
SOUTH, Dr. Robert,
Johnson criticises his _Sermons_, iii. 248;
recommends his _Sermons on Prayer_, ii. 104.
_South Briton_, a libel, iv. 318, n. 3.
SOUTH SEA, voyages to the, ii. 247; iii. 8; iv. 308.
_South Sea Report_, i. 157.
SOUTH SEA SCHEME,
Dr. Young loses by it, iv. 121;
Fenton's advice to Gay, v. 60, n. 4.
SOUTHAMPTON, Lord, ii. 323, n. 1.
SOUTHEY, Robert,
_Adventurer_, i. 252, n. 2;
Colman and Lloyd, ii. 334, n. 3;
correcting _doggedly_, v. 40, n. 3;
dreams, i. 235, n. 2;
English historians, ignorance of, v. 220, n. 1;
_Gentleman's Magazine_, despises the, iv. 437;
Georgia, settlement of, i. 127, n. 4;
_Methodists_, origin of the term, i. 458, n. 3;
poet-laureate, i. 185, n. 1;
Robertson's, Dr., omissions, ii. 238, n. 1; v. 220, n. 1;
Robinson, Sir T., i. 434, n. 3;
supernatural appearances, iii. 298, n. 1;
walks, the habit of taking long, i. 64, n. 4;
want of readiness, ii. 256, n. 3;
Wesley's manners, iii. 230, nn. 3 and 4;
Wesley warned by 'a serious man,' v. 62, n. 5;
Westminster School, account of, iii. 12, n. 3;
Whitefield's oratory, ii. 79, n. 4; v. 36, n. 1;
_Whole Duty of Man_, ii. 239, n. 4.
SOUTHILL, the residence of Squire Dilly,
Boswell visits it in 1779, iii. 396;
Boswell and Johnson in 1781, i. 260; iv. 118;
the church, i. 315; iv. 122.
SOUTHWELL, Thomas, second Lord, i. 243; iii. 380;
'most qualified man,' iv. 174.
SOUTHWELL, Mr., i. 362.
SOUTHWELL, Robert, the Jesuit, v. 444.
SPACE, _quasi sensorium numinis_, v. 287.
SPAIN, Boswell, David, lives there, n. 195, n. 3;
embassy to it in 1766, ii. 177;
expedition to Scotland in 1719, v. 140, n. 3;
exportation of coin, iv. 105, n. 1;
Johnson attacks it in _London_, i. 130, 455;
in _Lives of Blake and Drake_, i. 147, n. 5;
wishes that it should be travelled over, i. 365, 410, 455; iii. 454;
Spanish invasion, fears of a, iii. 360, n. 3;
treaty of peace of 1782-83, iv. 282, n. 1.
SPANISH PLAYS, iv. 16.
SPANISH PROVERBS, i. 73, n. 3; iii. 302.
SPARTA, ii. 176; iii. 293.
SPEAKING, of another, iv. 32;
of oneself, iii. 323;
public speaking, ii. 139, 339.
SPEARING, Mr., an attorney, i. 132, n. 1.
_Spectator_,
Addison, badness of the part not written by, iii. 33;
Baretti, read by, iv. 32;
Bonn's edition, iv. 190, n. 1;
Bouhours quoted, ii. 90, n. 3;
bows of the Spectator's banker, i. 440, n. 1;
_British Princes_, ii. 108, n. 3;
curious epitaph, iv. 358, n. 2;
edition with notes, ii. 212;
end of its publication, i. 201, n. 3;
_Epilogue to the Distressed Mother_, i. 181, n. 4;
'find
variety in one,' iii. 424, n. 2;
Freeport, Sir Andrew, ii. 212, n. 2;
'Gentleman, The,' ii. 182;
Grove's paper on Novelty, iii. 33;
Hockley in the Hole, iii. 134, n. 1;
Kurd's notes, iv. 190, n. 1;
Ince's papers, iii. 33, n. 3;
Indian King at St. Paul's, i. 450, n. 3;
Johnson praises it, ii. 370;
milking a ram, i. 444, n. 1;
motto to No. 379, v. 25, n. 2;
Osborne's _Advice to a Son_, ii. 193, n. 2;
paper of notanda, i. 205;
_Philip Homebred_, iii. 34;
Pope's letter to Steele, iii 420, n. 2;
Psalmanazar ridiculed, iii. 449;
reputation enjoyed by chance
writers in it, iii. 33; singularity, ii. 75;
Two-penny Club, iv. 254, n. 1;
_Whole Duty of Man_, i. 216, n. 1:
See under ADDISON.
SPEDDING, James, _Bacon's Works_, i. 431, n. 2.
SPEECH-MAKING, a knack, iv. 179.
SPELLING, in the seventeenth century, v. 299, n. 1.
See JOHNSON, spelling.
SPENCE, Rev. Joseph, account of him, v. 317;
_Anecdotes_, iv. 63; v. 414;
Blacklock's poetry, i. 466;
Pope visits him at Oxford, iv. 9;
mentioned, ii. 84, n. 2.
SPENCER, second Earl, member of the Literary Club, i. 479.
SPENCER, Lady, iii. 425, n. 3.
SPENSER, Edmund, Bunyan, read by, ii. 238;
_Dictionary_, as an authority for a, iii. 194, n. 2;
George III suggests that Johnson should write his _Life_,
ii. 42, n. 2; iv. 410;
imitations of him, iii. 158, n. 4;
_Ruines of Rome_, iii. 251, n. 1;
'Spenser, Mr. Edmund,' iv. 325, n. 3.
SPHINX, the, iii. 337.
SPINOSA, i. 268, n. 2; iii. 448.
SPIRIT, evidence for. See JOHNSON, spirit.
SPIRITS. See GHOSTS.
SPIRITS, evil, iv. 290.
_Spiritual Quixote_,
its author, a member of Pembroke College, i. 75, n. 3;
and a friend of Shenstone, i. 94, n. 5; ii. 452, n. 4;
on clean shirts, v. 60, n. 4.
SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS,
felicity of drunkenness cheaply attained by them, iii. 381, n. 3;
misery caused by them, ii. 435, n. 7; iii. 292, n. 1;
pleasant poison, v. 346, n. 2.
_Spleen, The_, iii. 38, 405.
SPLENDOUR, iv. 337.
SPOONER, Rev. Mr., v. 73.
SPOTTISWOODE, Dr., ii. 323, n. 2.
SPOTTISWOODE, John, iii. 326-7.
SPRAT, Bishop,
_History of the Royal Society_, iv. 311;
_Life_ quoted, i. 34, n. 5;
meets Bentley, v. 274, n 4;
style, iii. 257, n. 3.
SQUILLS, iv. 355.
_Squire Richard_, iv. 284.
SQUIRES, Rev. Mr., i. 208, n. 3.
STAGE, Mr., iv. 257, n. 2.
STAFFORD, ii. 164, n. 5.
STAFFORDSHIRE,
fruit, very little, iv. 206;
Jacobite fox-hunt, iii. 326, n. 1;
nursery of art, iii. 299, n. 2;
Toryism, its, ii. 461;
two young Methodists from it, ii. 120;
Whig, a Staffordshire, iii. 326.
STAGE. See PLAYERS.
STAGE-COACHES, i. 340, n. 1. See COACH.
STAIR, Earl of, v. 372.
ST. ALBAN'S,
Boswell and Johnson pass the night there, iii. 4;
monument to John Thrale, i. 491, n. 1;
mentioned, ii. 459; iv. 80, n. 1.
ST. ALBAN'S, first Duke of, i. 248, n. 2.
ST. ASAPH, ii. 284; v. 436.
ST. AUBYN, Sir John, i. 508.
ST. AUGUSTINE,
'_misericordia domini inter pontem et fontem_' iv. 212, n. 2;
weighed against Jonathan Wild plus three-pence, iv. 291.
ST. CAS, expedition to, i. 338, n. 2.
ST. COLUMBA, v. 335, 337, 338.
ST. CROSS, at Winchester, iii. 124.
ST. CUTHBERT'S DAY, at University College, ii. 445.
ST. GLUVIAS, i. 436.
ST. IGNATIUS LOYOLA, i. 77.
ST. JEROME, ii. 358, n. 3.
ST. JOHN. See BOLINGBROKE.
ST. MALO,
expedition sent against it, i. 338, n. 2;
mentioned, ii. 82, n. 3.
ST. PAUL,
'chief of sinners,' iv. 294;
converted by supernatural interposition, iii. 295;
fear of being a cast-away, iv. 123;
saw unutterable things, ii. 123;
thorn in the flesh, v. 64;
'warring against the law of his mind,' iv. 396.
ST. PETERSBURGH, iv. 277, n. 1.
ST. QUINTIN, ii. 401.
ST. VITUS'S DANCE, i. 143.
STAMP ACT, Burke's speeches, ii. 16.
STANHOPE, first Earl, i. 160.
STANHOPE, third Earl,
presided at a meeting of the Revolution Society, iv. 40, n. 4.
STANHOPE, fifth Earl,
on the author of _Captain Carleton's Memoirs_, iv. 334, n. 4.
STANHOPE, Mr. (Lord Chesterfield's son),
Boswell's description of him, i. 266, n. 2;
Johnson's, iv. 333, n. 1;
Harte, Dr., his tutor, iv. 78, n. 1. 333:
See CHESTERFIELD, Earl of, Letters to his Son.
STANHOPE, Mr., mentioned in Tickell's _Epistle_, iii. 388, n. 3.
STANISLAUS, King, ii. 405, n. 1.
STANLEY, Dean,
_Memorials of Westminster Abbey_--Ephraim Chambers's epitaph,
i. 219, n. 1;
Goldsmith's epitaph and Johnson's Latin, iii. 82, n. 3;
Johnson's and Macpherson's graves, ii. 298, n. 2.
STANTON, Mr., manager of a company of actors, ii. 464, 465.
STANYAN, Temple, iii. 356.
STAPYLTON, family of, v. 442, n. 3.
_Starvation_, ii. 160, n. 1.
STATE,
its right to regulate religion, ii. 14; iv. 12;
the vulgar are its children, ii. 14; iv. 216.
_State_ used for _statement_, iii. 394.
STATE OF NATURE, v. 365.
_State Trials_, i. 157.
STATIONERS' COMPANY, ii. 345.
STATIUS, i. 252.
STATUARY, ii. 439.
STATUES, reason of their value, iii. 231.
STAUNTON, Dr. (afterwards Sir George),
Johnson's letter to him, i. 367;
_Debates_, iv. 314.
'_Stavo bene, &c._,' ii. 346.
STEELE, Joshua, _Prosodia Rationalis_, ii. 327.
STEELE, Mr., of the Treasury, i. 141.
STEELE, Sir Richard,
Addison's loan, iv. 52, 91;
_Apology_, ii. 448, n. 3;
_British Princes_, ridicules the, ii. 108, n. 2;
_Christian Hero_, ii. 448;
_Conscious Lovers_, i. 491, n. 3;
grammar-schools, account of, i. 44, n. 2;
Ince, praise of, iii. 33;
Marlborough's, Duke of, papers, v. 175, n. 1;
old age, ii. 474, n. 3;
'practised the lighter vices,' ii. 449.
STEEVENS, George,
Boswell complains of his unkindness, iii. 281, n. 3;
praises his principles, iii. 282;
character by Garrick and Parr, iii. 281, n. 3;
Chatterton's poems, iii. 50, n. 5;
Courtenay's _Poetical Review_, mentioned in, i. 223;
Davies, Tom, sneers at, i. 390, n. 3;
Fox's election to the Club, ii. 274, n. 7;
generosity, iii. 100;
assists Mrs. Goldsmith, ib.;
_Hamlet_, proposed emendation of, ii. 204, n. 3;
Hawkins, attacked by, iv. 406, n. 1;
Johnson,
anecdotes of, iv. 324;
not trustworthy, ib., n. 1;
epitaph, iv. 444;
aids, in the _Lives_, iv. 37;
interpretation of two passages in _Hamlet_, iii. 55, n. 2;
letters to him, ii. 273; iii. 100;
levee, attends, ii. 118;
'the old lion,' ii. 284, n. 2;
reflection on Garrick, ii. 192, n. 2;
and the spunging-house, i. 303, n. 1;
and Torre's fireworks, iv. 324;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479;
election, ii. 273;
present, ii. 318;
literary impostures, his, iv. 178, n. 1;
outlaw, leads the life of an, ii. 375;
deserves to be hanged or kicked, iii. 281;
anonymous attacks, iv. 274;
Rochester's _Poems_, castrates, iii. 191;
Shakespeare, edits, ii. 114, 204;
Shakespearian editors, i. 497, n. 3;
mentioned, ii. 58, 107; iii. 354, 386; iv. 438.
STELLA (Mrs. Johnson), ii. 389, n. 1.
_Stella in Mourning_, i. 178.
STEPHANI, the,
Henry Stephens' _Greek Dictionary_, ii. 74, n. 1;
Maittaire's _Stephanorum Historia_, iv. 2;
what they did for literature, iii. 254.
STEPHENS, Alexander, Beckford's speech to the King, iii. 201, n. 3.
STEPNEY, George, iv. 36, n. 4.
STERNE, Rev. Laurence,
beggars, iv. 32, n. 4;
death, ii. 222, n. 1;
dinner engagements, ii. 222;
Goldsmith calls him a blockhead, ii. 173, n. 2;
and 'a very dull fellow,' ii. 222;
indecency, ii. 222, n. 2;
Johnson's opinion of him, ii. 222;
Monckton, Miss, finds him pathetic, iv. 109;
_Sentimental Journey_, imitation of it, ii. 175;
_Sermons_ read by Johnson in a coach, iv. 109, n. 1;
seen by him at Dunvegan, v. 227;
_Tristram Shandy_, Burns's bosom favourite, i. 360, n. 2;
'did not last,' ii. 449;
Farmer, Dr., foretells that it will be speedily forgotten,
ii. 449, n. 3;
Gray mentions it, ii. 222, n. 1;
Harris's _Hermes_, anecdote of, ii. 225, n. 2;
Walpole describes it as 'the dregs of nonsense,' ii. 449, n. 3;
references to it, 'daily regularity of a clean shirt,' v. 60, n. 4;
_Lilliburlero_, ii. 347, n. 2.
STEVENAGE, iii. 303.
STEVENS, R., a bookseller, i. 330, n. 3.
STEVENSON, Dr., v. 369.
STEWART, Sir Annesly, iv. 78.
STEWART, Commodore, v. 445.
STEWART, Dugald,
authorship in Scotland, ii. 53, n. 1;
existence of matter, i. 471, n. 2;
Glasgow University, at, v. 369, n. 3;
Hume's Scotticisms, ii. 72, n. 2;
Select Society, The, v. 393, n. 4;
Smith's, Adam, conversation, iii. 307, n. 2;
peculiarities, iv. 24, n. 2.
STEWART, Francis,
Johnson's amanuensis, i. 187;
Johnson buys his old pocket-book, iii. 418, 421;
and a letter, iv. 262, 265.
STEWART, George, bookseller of Edinburgh, i. 187.
STEWART, Sir James, iii. 205, n. 1.
STEWART, Mr., sent on a secret mission to Paoli, ii. 81.
STEWART, Mrs., iii. 418, 421; iv. 262, 265.
STILL, John, Bishop of Bath and Wells, iv. 420, n. 3.
STILLINGFLEET, Benjamin, iv. 108.
STINTON, Dr., iii. 279; iv. 29.
STOCKDALE, Rev. Percival,
account of him, ii. 113, n. 2;
Johnson's defence of drunkenness, ii. 435, n. 7;
on dictionary-making, ii. 203, n. 3;
on expectations, i. 337, n. 1;
_Works_, edits two volumes of, i. 190, n. 4; 335, n. 3;
_Remonstrance, The_, ii. 113;
Russia, offered a post in, iv. 277, n. 1;
St. Andrews, lodgings at, v. 65, n. 4;
mentioned, ii. 148.
STOICK, the, in _Lucian_, iii. 10.
STONE, Mr., iii. 143, n. 1.
STONEHENGE, iv. 234, n. 2.
STOPFORD, General, ii. 376.
STORMONT, seventh Viscount (afterwards second Earl of Mansfield),
v. 362, n, 1.
STORY, Thomas, the Quaker, i,68, n. 1.
STORY, its value depends on its being true, ii. 433.
STOURBRIDGE,
Johnson at the school, i. 49; v. 456, n. 1;
the town formerly in the parish of Old Swinford, v. 432.
STOW, Richard, i. 163, n. 1.
STOWE, iii. 400, n. 2.
STOWELL, Lord. See SCOTT, William.
STRAHAN, Andrew, iv. 371.
STRAHAN, Rev. George, Vicar of Islington (son of William Strahan),
attends Johnson when dying, iv. 415-6;
Johnson's bequest to him, iv. 402, n. 2;
_Prayers and Meditations_, edits, i. 235, n. 1; ii. 476; iv. 376-7;
omits some passages, iv. 84, n. 4;
visits him, iv. 271, 415;
will, witnesses, iv. 402, n. 2;
mentioned, ii. 37, n. 1; iv. 49.
STRAHAN, William, the King's Printer,
purchaser in whole or in part of Blair's _Sermons_, iii. 97;
_Cook's Voyages_, ii. 247, n. 5;
_Duke of Berwick's Life_, iii. 286;
_Gibbon's Decline and Fall_, ii. 136, n. 6; iii. 97, n. 3;
Johnson's _Dictionary_, i. 287; iv. 32l;
_Journey to the Western Isles_, ii. 94;
_Patriot_, ii. 288;
_Rasselas_, i. 341;
Mackenzie's _Man of Feeling_, i. 360;
Boswell's praise of him, i. 288;
breakfast and dinner at his house, ii. 321; iii. 400;
coach, keeps his, ii. 226;
Elphinston's _Martial_, iii. 258;
epigram, how far a judge of an, iii. 258;
Franklin's letter to him on their rise in the world, ii. 226, n. 2;
on the American war, iii. 364, n. 1;
Gordon Riots, iii. 428-9, 435;
Hume left him his manuscripts, ii. 136, n, 6;
corrected Hume's style, v. 92, n. 3;
Johnson's altercation with Adam Smith, iii. 331;
attempts to bring, into Parliament, ii. 137-9;
difference with, iii. 364;
friendly agent, ii. 136;
interested in one of his apprentices, ii. 323;
letter to him, iii. 364;
letters to Scotland, franked, iii. 364;
one of a deputation to, iii. 111;
_London Chronicle_, printer of the, iii. 221;
member of parliament, ii. 137;
obtuse, iii. 258;
Robertson's style, corrected, v. 92, n. 3;
small certainties, on, ii. 322;
Smith's, Adam, letter to him, v. 30;
Spottiswoode, Dr., his greatgrandson, ii. 323, n. 2;
Warburton's letter, shows, v. 92-3;
Wedderburne, anecdote of, ii. 430;
mentioned, i. 243, 303, n. 1; ii. 34, n. 1, 282, 310.
STRAHAN, Mrs. (wife of William Strahan),
Johnson's letters to her, iv. 100, 140;
mentioned, i. 212.
STRAHAN, William, junior, death, iv. 100.
STRAITS OF MAGELLAN, v. 225.
_Stranger, The_, iv. 244, n. 1.
STRATAGEM, iii. 275, 324, n. 3.
STRATFORD-ON-AVON,
Boswell and Johnson drink tea there, ii. 453;
Jubilee, ii. 68;
Shakespeare's mulberry-tree, ii. 470.
_Stratford Jubilee, The_, ii. 471.
STRATICO, Professor, i. 371.
STRAW, balancing a, iii. 231.
_Straw, beating his_, ii. 374.
STREATHAM,
Church, Thrale's monument, iv. 85, n. 1;
Johnson's farewell, iv. 159;
Common, ii. 72, n. 1;
Thrale's Villa, Boswell's first visit to it, ii. 77;
visit in 1778, iii. 225;
dining-room, iii. 348;
luxurious dinners, iii. 423, n. 1;
Johnson gives a bible to one of the maids, iii. 247;
'home,' i. 493, n. 3; iii. 405, n. 6, 451;
laboratory, iii. 398, n. 3;
last dinner, iv. 159, n. 1;
musing over the fire, ii. 109, n. 2;
parting use of the library, iv. 158;
library, compared with the one at St. Andrews, v. 64, n. 1;
pictures round it, iv. 158, n. 1;
'none but itself can be its parallel,' iii. 395, n. 1;
Omai dines there, iii. 8;
Shelburne, Lord, let to, iv. 158, n. 4;
summerhouse, iv. 134;
village, iii. 451;
mentioned, iii. 392.
STREETS, passengers who excite risibility, i. 217.
STRICHEN, Lord, v. 107, n. 1.
STRICKLAND, Mrs., iii. 118, n. 3.
STRIKES in London, iii. 46, n. 5.
STUART, Andrew,
duel with Thurlow, ii. 230, n. 1;
_Letters to Lord Mansfield_, ii. 229-30, 475.
STUART, Gilbert, iii. 334, n. 1.
STUART, Hon. Colonel James (afterwards Stuart-Wortley),
Boswell, accompanies him to London, iii. 399;
to Lichfield, iii. 411;
to Chester, iii. 413;
raises a regiment, iii. 399;
ordered to Jamaica, iii. 416, n. 2.
STUART, Rev. James, of Killin, ii. 28, n. 2.
STUART, Hon. and Rev. W., iv. 199.
STUART, Mrs. ii. 377, n. 1.
STUART, the House of,
Johnson defends it, i. 354;
has little confidence in it, i. 430;
maintains its popularity, iii. 155-6; iv. 165;
his tenderness for it, i. 176;
right to the throne, ii. 220; iii. 156; v. 185, n. 4, 202-4;
Scotch Episcopal Church, faithful to it, iii. 371;
Scotch non-jurors give up their allegiance, iv. 287;
Voltaire sums up its story, v. 200;
mentioned, ii. 26.
STUART CLAN, ii. 270.
STUBBS, George, iv. 402, n. 2.
_Student, The, or Oxford and Cambridge Miscellany_, i. 209, 228.
STUDIED BEHAVIOUR, i. 470.
STUDY,
all times wholesome for it, iv. 9;
Johnson's advice to Boswell, i. 410, 457, 460, 474; iii--407;
five hours a day sufficient, i. 428;
particular plan not recommended, i. 428;
studying hard, i. 70.
_Stultifying_ oneself, v. 342.
STYLE,
elegance universally diffused, iii. 243;
foreign phrases dragged in, iii. 343, n. 3;
Hume and Mackintosh on English prose, iii. 257, n. 3;
Johnson's dislike of Gallicisms, i. 439;
metaphors, iii. 174; iv. 386, n. 1;
peculiar to every man, iii. 280;
seventeenth century style bad, iii. 243;
studiously formed, i. 225;
Temple gave cadence to prose, iii. 257;
unharmonious periods, iii. 248;
which is the best? ii. 191.
See under ADDISON and JOHNSON.
STYLE, Old and New, i. 236, n. 2, 251.
SUARD,
Johnson introduces him to Burke, iv. 20, n. 1;
Voltaire and Mrs. Montague, ii. 88, n. 3.
SUBORDINATION,
breaking the series of civil subordination, ii. 244;
broken down, iii. 262;
conducive to the happiness of society, i. 408, 442; ii. 219;
iii. 26; v. 353;
essential for order, iii. 383;
feudal, ii. 262; v. 106;
French happy in their subordination, v. 106;
grand scheme of it, i. 490;
high people the best, iii. 353;
Johnson's great merit in being zealous for it, ii. 261;
Mrs. Macaulay's footman, i. 447; iii. 77;
mean marriages to be punished, ii. 328-9;
men not naturally equal, ii. 13;
promoted by a Corsican hangman, i. 408, n. 1;
without it no intellectual improvement, ii. 219.
SUBSCRIPTION to the Thirty-nine Articles. See THIRTY-NINE ARTICLES.
SUCCESSION, male,
Boswell and the Barony of Auchinleck, ii. 413-423;
Johnson's advice to Boswell, ii. 415-423;
his zeal for it in Langton's case, ii. 261;
as regards the Thrale family, ii. 469; iii. 95.
SUCKLING, Sir John, _Aglaura_, iii. 319, n. 1.
SUENO, King of Norway, v. 289.
SUETONIUS, i. 433, n. 1; iii. 283, n. 1.
_Sufflamina_, i. 273.
SUFFOLK,
militia bill of 1756, i. 307, n. 4;
price of wheat in 1778, iii. 226, n. 2.
SUFFOLK, Lady, ii. 342, n. 1.
SUGAR, taken in the servant's fingers, ii. 403; v. 22.
_Sugar Cane, a Poem_. See GRAINGER, James.
SUGER, Abbot, iii. 32, n. 5.
SUICIDE,
Baxter on the salvation of a suicide, iv. 225;
civil suicide, iv. 223;
Fitzherbert's 'melancholy end,' ii. 228;
going to the devil where a man _is_ known, v. 54;
Johnson supposed to recommend it, iv. 150;
martyrdom a kind of voluntary suicide, ii. 250;
motives that lead to it, ii. 228-9.
SUIDAS, i. 277, n. 4.
SULPITIUS, iii. 36, n. 2; iv. 374, n. 5.
SUNDAY,
abroad a day of festivity, ii. 72, n. 1;
bird-catching on it, ii. 72, n. 1;
harvest work, iii. 313;
heavy day to Johnson when a boy, i. 67;
legal consultations, ii. 376;
militia exercise, i. 307, n. 4;
reading, v. 323;
relaxation allowed but not levity, v. 69;
scheme of life for it, i. 303;
throwing stones at birds, v. 69.
SUNDERLAND, iii. 297, n. 2.
SUNDERLAND, third Earl of,
Lowther the miser, v. 112, n. 4;
mentioned, i. 160.
'_Sunk upon us_,' ii. 148.
SUPERFOETATION of the Press, iii. 332.
SUPERIORITY, iv. 164.
SUPERNATURAL AGENCY, general belief in it, v. 45.
SUPERNATURAL APPEARANCES,
evidence of them, ii. 150;
use of them, iii. 298, n. 1:
See GHOSTS, WITCHES; and under SCOTLAND, Hebrides, second-sight.
SUPERSTITIONS, not necessarily connected with religion, v. 306.
See under BOSWELL and JOHNSON.
SUPPER, a turnpike, iii. 306.
SURINAM, v. 25, n. 2, 357.
SURNAMES, easily mistaken, iv. 190.
SURREY, militia bill of 1756, i. 307, n. 4.
SUSPICION, often a useless pain, iii. 135.
_Suspicious Husband, The_, ii. 50.
_Suspirius_, i. 213; ii. 48.
SUSSEX,
militia bill of 1756, i. 307, n. 4;
price of wheat in 1778, iii. 226, n. 2;
violence of the waves on its coast, v. 251, n. 2.
SUSSEX, Duke of, ii. 152, n. 2.
SUTER, Mr., v. 164, n. 2.
SWALLOWS, their hibernation, ii. 55, 248.
SWAN, Dr., i. 153.
SWANSEA, i. 164.
SWARKSTONE, i. 79, n. 2.
SWEARING,
Court of Justice, in a, v. 390;
conversation, in,--causes of the custom, ii. 166;
genteel people swear less than formerly, ii. 166, n. 1;
Johnson disapproves of it, ii. 111; iii. 4l;
represented as swearing in Dr. T. Campbell's _Diary_, ii. 338, n. 2;
shows his displeasure, iii. 189.
SWEDEN,
Johnson promised a letter of good-will from it, i. 323;
wishes to visit it, iii. 454; v. 215;
torture used there, i. 467, n. 1.
SWEDEN, King of, knights Dr. Hill, ii. 38, n. 2.
SWEDEN, King of (Gustavus III),
Boswell wishes to see him, v. 215;
his death, iii. 134, n. 1.
_Sweden, History of_, by Daline, ii. I56.
SWEET-MEATS, iii. 186; iv. 90.
SWIFT, Jonathan,
_Advice to the Grub-Street Verse Writers_, i. 143, n. 1;
affectation of familiarity with the great, iv. 62;
anonymously, published, ii. 319;
_Apology for the Tale of a Tub_, ii. 319, n. 1;
_Artemisia_, ii. 76, n. 3;
_Beggar's Opera_, opinion of the, ii. 369, n. 1;
Bettesworth, Sergeant, iii. 377, n. 1;
Blackmore, Sir Richard, ii. 108, n. 2; iv. 80, n. 1;
broomstick, could write finely on a, ii. 389, n. 1;
_Conduct of the Allies_, ii. 65;
death, troubled by thoughts of, ii. 93, n. 4;
what reconciles us to it, iii. 295, n. 2;
Delany's _Observations_: See DELANY;
_Drapier's Letter_, ii. 319;
Dryden's prefaces, iv. 114, n. 1;
_Epistle to Captain Gulliver_, v. 139;
_Eugenia_, ii. 240, n. 4;
Faulkner, G., ii. 154, n. 3;
feared by a country squire, iv. 295, n. 5;
flowered late, iii. 167, n. 3;
French writers superficial, i. 454, n, 3;
frugal but liberal, iii. 265, n. 1;
Gay's writings for children, ii. 408, n. 3;
geniuses united, the power of, i. 206;
Glover's _Leonidas_, v. 116, n. 4;
Goldsmith on his 'strain of pride,' iii. 165, n. 3;
Grimston, Viscount, iv. 80, n. 1;
_Gulliver's Travels_, ii. 319;
quoted in Johnson's _Dictionary_, ib., n. 3;
brought its author money, iii. 20, n. 1;
happiness, definition of, ii. 351, n. 1;
Hawkesworth's _Life_ of him, i. 190, n. 3;
_History of John Bull_, v. 44, n. 4;
Howard, Hon. Edward, ii. 108, n. 2;
inferior to his contemporaries, v. 44;
Ireland his debtor, ii. 132;
reception there in 1713, iii. 249, n. 6;
return to it in 1714, iii. 249, n. 6;
Johnson's attacks on him, i. 452; ii. 65, 318; iv. 61; v. 44;
recommended to him, i. 133; iv. 61;
worse than Swift,' v. 211;
writes his Life, iv. 61-3;
_Journal_, iv. 177;
laugh, did not, ii. 378, n. 2;
_Letter to Tooke the Printer_, ii. 319, n. 1;
_Lines on Censure_, ii. 61, n. 4;
low life, love of, v. 307, n. 3;
Manley, Mrs., satirised in _Corinna_, iv. 200, n. 1;
_Memoirs of Scriblerus_, i. 452, n. 2; v. 44, n. 4;
_Miscellanies in Prose and Verse_, i. 125, n. 4;
_Ode for Music_, ii. 67, n. 1;
_On the death of Dr. Swift_, iii. 441, n. 3;
original in a high degree, ii. 319, n. 2;
Orrery's, Lord, _Remarks_: See ORRERY, fifth Earl of;
'paper-sparing Pope,' i. 142;
payment for writing, iii. 20, n. 1;
_Plan for the Improvement of the English Language_, ii. 319;
_Poetry; a Rhapsody_, ii. 108, n. 2;
Pope's condensation of sense, v. 345, n. 2;
parting with, iii. 312;
P. P. _clerk of this parish_, i. 383, n. 3;
Prendergast, attacks, ii. 183, n. 1;
projectors, i. 301, n. 3;
_Rules to Servants_, ii. 148, n. 2;
Sacheverell's sermon at the end of his suspension, i. 39, n. 1;
saving, habit of, iv. 61-2;
_scoundrel_, use of, iii. 1, n. 2;
'screen between me and death,' iii. 441, n. 3;
_Sentiments of a Church of England man_, ii. 319, n. 1;
_Sermon on the Trinity_, ii. 319, n. 1;
shallow fellow, a, v. 44, n. 3;
singularities, given to, ii. 74, n. 3;
'spectacles and pills,' iv. 285;
Steele, lines on, i. 125, n. 4;
Stella's 'artifice of mischief,' v. 243;
_Stella's birthday_, iv. 181, n. 3, 285, n. 2;
strong sense his excellence, i. 452;
study, hours of, ii. 119, n. 2;
style, a good neat, ii. 191;
according to Hume not correct, ib., n. 3;
praised by him, iii. 257, n. 3;
Tale of a Tub,
doubts as to the authorship, i. 452; ii. 318, 319, n. 1;
he gives a copy to Mrs. Whiteway, i. 452, n. 2;
lost him a bishopric, i. 452, n. 2;
much superior to his other writings, ii. 318; v. 44;
quotations from it
Boswell like Jack, ii. 235;
dirtiness of the Scotch churches, v. 41, n. 3;
Temple's style, iii. 257, n. 3;
'washed himself with oriental scrupulosity,' iv. 5, n. 2;
'Whiggism and Atheism,' i. 431, n. 1.
SWIMMING. See JOHNSON, swimming.
SWINFEN, Dr. Samuel,
Johnson's godfather, i. 34, n. 2;
consults him about his health, i. 64;
intimate with him, i. 80, 83;
kind to his daughter, iii. 222, n. 3;
leaves a legacy to his grandson, iv. 440;
Pembroke College, a member of, i. 58, n. 1.
SWINNEY. See MAC SWINNY, Owen.
SWINTON, Rev. Mr., i. 273.
SWISS,
Johnson praises their wonderful policy, i. 155;
suffer from the _maladie du pays_, iii. 198.
SWISS GUARDS, iv. 282, n. 2.
SYDENHAM, Dr. Thomas,
_Life_ by Johnson, quoted, i. 38;
published, i. 153;
Locke's Latin verses, v. 93;
St. Vitus's dance, i. 143.
SYDNEY, Algernon, ii. 210.
SYLVANUS'S _First Book of the Iliad_, iii. 407.
_Sylvanus Urban_, i. 111.
SYMPATHY, ii. 94-5, 469-471; iii. 149.
SYNOD, 'A Synod of Cooks,' i. 470.
SYNONYMES, iv. 207.
_System of Ancient Geography_, i. 187.
_Systeme de la Nature_, v. 47.
SZEKLERS, ii. 7, n. 3.

T.

T', fitted to a, iv. 288.
TAAF, Mr., ii. 398.
TACITUS,
_Agricola_, quoted, iii. 324, n. 5; iv. 204;
_Germania_, quoted, v. 381;
his writings are notes for an historical work, ii. 189.
TAILOR, the metaphysical. See METAPHYSICAL.
TAIT, Rev. Mr., v. 128.
TAIT, Mr., an organist, v. 84.
TALBOT, Lord Chancellor, i. 232, n. 1.
TALBOT, second Lord, i. 507, 508.
TALBOT, Miss Catharine,
correspondence with Mrs. Carter, i. 232, n. 1;
Greenwich Park, describes, i. 106, n. 2;
_Rambler_, contributes to the, i. 203;
criticises it, i. 208, nn. 2 and 3;
Williams, Mrs., account of, i. 232, n. 1.
_Tale of a Tub_. See SWIFT.
TALES, telling tales of oneself, ii. 472.
TALK,
above the capacity of the audience, iv. 185;
distinguished from conversation, iv. 186;
Johnson loved to have it out, iii. 230;
talking for fame, iii. 247;
from books, v. 378;
of oneself, iii. 57;
on one topic, ib.
TALKERS, exuberant public, ii. 247.
TALLEYRAND, v. 397, n. 1.
TALLOW-CHANDLER, in retirement, ii. 337.
TAMEOS, v. 242, n. 1.
TANNING, v. 246.
TAR, v. 216.
TARTARY, ii. 156.
_Tartuffe_, ii. 321, n. 1; iii. 449.
TASKER, Rev. Mr., iii. 373-5.
TASSO, borrows a simile from Lucretius, iii. 330.
TASTE,
changes in it, iii. 192, n. 2;
defined, ii. 191;
refinement of it, iv. 338;
Reynolds's rule for judging it, iv. 316.
_Tatler_,
end of its publication, i. 201, n. 3;
esquire, title of, i. 34, n. 3;
rural esquires, v. 60, n. 4;
great perfections without good breeding, ii. 256, n. 3.
_Tatler Revived_, i. 202.
TAUNTON, iv. 32.
TAVERNS,
admitting women, iv. 75;
felicity of England in its tavern life, ii. 451;
tavern chair the throne of human felicity, ii. 452, n. 1.
_Taxation no Tyranny_,
account of it
planned, ii. 292;
published, ii. 312;
written at the desire of ministers, i. 373, n. 2; ii. 313;
corrected by them, ii. 313-5;
not attacked enough, ii. 335;
pelted with answers, ii. 336, n. 1;
sale, ii. 335, n. 4;
Birmingham traders praised, ii. 464, n. 3;
drivers of negroes, iii. 201;
Macaulay, Mrs., attacked, ii. 336, n. 2;
mentioned, iii. 221.
TAXES, effect of their increase, ii. 357.
TAYLOR, Chevalier, a quack, iii. 389-39.
TAYLOR, Jeremy,
'chief of sinners,' iv. 294;
_Golden Grove_, iv. 295;
_Holy Dying_, iii. 34, n. 3.
TAYLOR, Rev. Dr. John,
account of him and his establishment, ii. 473;
his person, ii. 474;
his character by Johnson, ii. 474; iii. 139, 181;
all his geese swans, iii. 189;
Ashbourne, his daily life, iii. 132; iv. 378;
the water-fall, iii. 190;
garden, iii. 199;
bleeding, habit of, iii. 152;
Boswell, gives, particulars of Johnson, iv. 375;
laughed at by, iii. 135, n. 2;
and Johnson visit him in 1776, ii. 473;
in 1777, iii. 135;
bull-dog, his, iii. 189;
bullocks, his talk is of,' iii. 181;
cattle, iii. 150, 181, n. 3;
chandelier of crystal, iii. 157;
Christ Church, Oxford, enters, i. 76;
dinners at his London house, iii. 52, 238;
eagerness for preferments, ii. 473, n. 1;
'elegant phraseology,' his, ii. 474, n. 1;
Garrick's emphasis, anecdote of, i. 168;
mediates between Garrick and Johnson, i. 196;
house in Westminster, i. 238; iii. 222;
Johnson's character, iii. 150
company, not very fond of, iii. 181;
correspondence with, iii. 180, n. 3:
See under JOHNSON, letters;
dread of annihilation, iii. 296, n. 2;
funeral, iv. 420;
heart, knowledge of, i. 26, n. 1;
invites, to dine on a hare, iii. 207;
Reynolds's explanation of his intimacy with, iii. 180;
roars him down, iii. 150;
himself roused to a pitch of bellowing, iii. 156;
serious talk with him, iii. 296, n. 2;
wearies of Ashbourne life, iii. 154, 211; iv. 356, 357, n. 3,
362, 365, 378;
will, not in, iv. 402, n. 2;
writes sermons for him, i. 241; iii. 181;
youth, friend of, iv. 270;
Johnson's, Mrs., death, i. 238; iii. 180, n. 3;
Langley, quarrels with, iii. 138, n. 1;
lawsuit, ii. 474, n. 1; iii. 44, n. 3, 51, n. 3;
Lichfield School, at, i. 44;
living in ruins and rubbish, iv. 378;
matriculation, i. 76;
neighbours, iii. 138;
sermons, iii. 181-2;
sleep, observation on, iii. 169;
Whig, a, ii. 474; iii. 156;
widower, anecdote of a, iii. 136;
wife, separation from his, i. 472, n. 4;
wit, single instance of his, iii. 191;
mentioned, ii. 464, 468; iii. 185, 187.
TAYLOR, Mrs., Rev. Dr. John Taylor's wife,
separated from her husband, i. 472, n. 4;
mentioned, i. 239.
TAYLOR, John, a Birmingham trader, i. 86.
TAYLOR, John, of Christ Church, Oxford,
confounded with Dr. John Taylor, i. 76, n. 1.
TAYLOR, John (_Demosthenes_ Taylor), iii. 318.
TAYLOR, William, of Norwich, ii. 408, n. 3.
TAYLOR, Mr., an engraver, iv. 421, n. 2.
TAYLOR, Mr., a gentleman-artist, of Bath, iii. 422.
TEA,
Garrick charges Peg Woffington with making it too strong, iii. 264;
his finest sort, i. 216, n. 3;
Hanway's attack on its use, and
Johnson's defence, i. 313;
Johnson a hardened tea-drinker, i. 103, n. 3:
see under JOHNSON;
price of it in 1734, i. 313, n. 2;
run tea, v. 449, n. 1;
tea-making _a l'Anglaise_, ii. 403;
weak, generally made, iii. 264, n. 4;
Wesley attacks its use, i. 313, n. 2.
TEACHING, wretchedness of, i. 85.
_Tears of Old May-day,_ i. 101.
_Telemachus, a Mask_, i. 411; ii. 380.
TEMPE, iii. 302.
TEMPLE, second Earl, iv. 249, n. 3.
TEMPLE, Right Rev. Frederick, Bishop of London, i. 436, n. 3.
TEMPLE, Rev. William Johnson,
account of him, i. 436; iii. 416, n. 3;
Boswell, correspondence with, i. 436, n. 3;
and he read Gray all night, ii. 335, n. 2;
executor, iii. 301, n. 1;
last letter written to him, i. 14, n. 1;
occupies his chambers in the Temple, i. 437;
visits him at Mamhead, ii. 371;
Gray's character, writes, i. 436, n. 3; ii. 316; iv. 153, n. 1;
Johnson, compares, with the 'infidel pensioner Hume,' ii. 316;
introduced to, ii. 11;
political speculations, unfit for, ii. 312, n. 4;
mentioned, i. 433, n. 3; ii. 3, n. 2, 247.
TEMPLE, Sir William,
drinking by deputy, iii. 330;
Dutch free from spleen, iv. 379;
English prose, gave cadence to, iii. 257;
great generals, ii. 234;
_Heroic Virtue_, ii. 234, n. 4;

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