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_Essay of Truth_ quoted, iv. 221, n. 3;
_Essay on Vicissitude_, v. 117, n. 4;
healthy old man like a tower undermined, iv. 277;
_History of Henry VII._, v. 220;
introduction of new doctrines, on the, iii. 11, n. 1;
Johnson intends to edit his works, iii. 194;
'Kings desire the end, but not the means,' v. 232, n. 4;
_Life_ by Mallet, iii. 194;
'roughness breedeth hate,' iv. 168, n. 2;
Sanquhar's trial, v. 103, n. 2;
style, i. 219;
Turks, their want of _Stirpes_, ii. 421;
'who then to frail mortality,' &c., v. 89;
mentioned, i. 431, n. 2; ii. 53, n. 2, 158.
BACON, John, R.A., Johnson's monument, iv. 424, 444.
BADCOCK, Rev. Samuel, anecdotes of Johnson, iv. 407, n. 4;
White's _Bampton Lectures_, iv. 443, n. 5.
BADENOCH, Lord of, v. 114.
BAGSHAW, Rev. Thomas, Johnson's letters to him, ii. 258, n. 3; iv. 351.
BAILEY, Nathan, v. 419.
BAILY, Hetty, iv. 143.
BAKER, Sir George, iv. 165, n. 3, 355.
BAKER, ----, an engraver, iv. 421, n. 2.
BAKER, Mrs., ii. 31.
_Bakers Biographia Dramatica_, iv. 37, n. 1.
_Baker's Chronicle_, v. 12.
BALDWIN, Henry, the printer, i. 10, 15; ii. 34, n. 1; iv. 321; v. 1, n. 5.
BALFOUR, John, v. 39, n. 2.
BALIOL, John, v. 204.
BALLADS, modern imitations ridiculed, ii. 212.
BALLANTYNE, Messrs., v. 253, n. 3.
BALLINACRAZY, a young man of, iii. 252.
BALLOONS, account of them, iv. 356, n. 1;
failure of one, iv. 355-6;
first ascent, iv. 357, n. 3;
mere amusement, iv. 358;
one burnt, ib.;
paying for seats, iv. 359;
wings, ib.;
'do not write about the balloon,' iv. 368;
at Oxford, iv. 378.
BALLOW, Henry, a lawyer, iii. 22.
BALMERINO, Lord, i. 180; v. 406, n. 3.
BALMUTO, Lord, v. 70, n. 1.
BALTIC, Johnson's projected tour, ii. 288, n. 3; iii. 134, 454.
BALTIMORE, Lord, iii. 9, n. 4.
BAMBALOES, v. 55, n. 1.
BANCROFT, Bishop, i. 59.
BANKS, Sir Joseph,
admires Johnson's description of Iona, iii. 173, n, 3; v. 334 n. 1;
letter to him, and motto for his goat, ii. 144;
funeral, at, iv. 419;
Literary Club, i. 479; iii. 365, 368;
proposed expedition, ii. 147, 148; iii. 454;
accompanies Captain Cook, v. 328, n. 2, 392, n. 6;
account of Otaheite, v. 246.
BANKS, ----, of Dorsetshire, i. 145.
BAPTISM, by immersion, i. 91, n. 1;
sprinkling, iv. 289;
Barclay's _Apology_ on it, ii. 458.
BAR. See LAW _and_ LAWYERS.
BARBADOES, iv. 332.
_Barbarossa_, ii. 131, n. 2.
BARBAROUS SOCIETY, i. 393.
BARBAULD, Mrs., Boswell, lines on, ii. 4, n. 1;
_Eighteen hundred and Eleven_, ii. 408, n. 3;
genius and learning, on the want of respect to, iv. 117, n. 1;
Johnson's style, imitation of, iii. 172;
_Lessons for Children_, ii. 408, n. 3; iv. 8, n. 3;
marriage and school, ii. 408;
pupils, ib., n. 3;
Priestley, lines, on, iv. 434;
Richardson not sought by 'the great,' iv. 117, n. 1.
BARBER, Francis, account of him, i. 239, n. 1;
Johnson's bequest to him, ii. 136, n. 2; iv. 284, 401, 402, n. 2, 440;
death-bed, iv. 415, n. 1, 418;
devotion to, iv. 370, n. 5;
_Diary_, has fragments of, i. 27; iv. 405, n. 2; v. 427, n. 1;
letters from: see JOHNSON, letters;
prays with him, iv. 139;
instructs him in religion, ii. 359; iv. 417;
recommends him to Windham, iv. 401, n. 4;
sends him to school, ii. 62, 115, 146;
state after his wife's death, describes, i. 241;
Langton, visits, i. 476, n. 1;
Lichfield, retires to, iv. 402, n. 2;
sea, at, i. 348;
returns to service, i. 350;
mentioned, i. 235, 237; ii. 5, 214, 282, 376, 386; iii. 22, 44, 68,
92, 207, 222, 371, 400; iv. 142, 283; v. 53.
BARBER, Mrs. Francis, i. 237; v. 427, n. 1.
BARBEYRAC, i. 285.
BARCLAY, Alexander, i. 277.
BARCLAY, James, an Oxford student, i. 498; v. 273.
BARCLAY, Robert, of Ury, ancestor of Barclay the brewer, iv. 118, n. 1;
_Apology for the Quakers_, in Paoli's library, ii. 61, n. 3;
on infant baptism, ii. 458.
BARCLAY, Robert, the brewer, account of him, iv. 118, n. i;
anecdote of Boswell's tablets, i. 6, n. 2;
buys Thrale's brewery, iv. 86, n. 2;
holds money of Johnson's, iv. 402, n. 2.
BARD, a reverend, iii. 374.
BARETTI, Joseph, account of him, i. 302; iii. 96, n. 1;
Barber's devotion to Johnson, describes, iv. 370, n. 5;
Boswell, dislikes, ii. 97, n. 1; v. 121;
calls not quite right-headed, iii. 135, n. 2;
_Carmen Sectilare_, adapts the, iii. 373;
character by Mrs. Piozzi, ii. 57, n. 3;
at his trial, ii. 97, n. 1;
by Miss Burney and Malone, iii. 96, n. 1;
conversation, ii. 57;
copy-money in Italy, on, iii. 162;
Davies, quarrel with, ii. 205;
_Dialogues_, ii. 449;
ducking-stool, describes a, iii. 287, n. 1;
_Easy Lessons in Italian and English_, ii. 290;
English love of melted butter and roast veal, i. 470, n. 2;
fees in England, on, v. 90, n. 2;
Foote's conversations, describes, iii. 185, n. 1;
'French not a cheerful race,' ii. 402, n. 1;
French prisoners, i. 353, n. 2;
foreigners in London, i. 353, n. 2;
_Frusta Letteraria_, iii. 173;
hatred of mankind, ii. 8;
infidelity, ii. 8;
_Italian and English Dictionary_, i, 353;
Italy, revisits, i. 361; ii. 8, n. 3;
_Italy, account of the Manners and Customs of_, ii. 57;
Johnson, calls him a bear, ii. 66;
charity, i. 302, n. 1;
and Mr. Cholmondeley, iv. 345, n. 6;
delight in old acquaintance, iv. 374, n. 4;
in France, ii. 401, n. 3;
habit of musing, v. 73, n. 1;
ignorance of character, v. 17, n. 2;
letters from, i. 361, 369, 380;
memory, iii. 3l8, n. 1; v. 368, n. 1;
payment for _Rasselas_, i. 341, n. 3;
prejudice against foreigners, iv. 15, n. 3;
and 'Presto's supper,' iv. 347;
and Mrs. Salusbury, ii. 263, n. 6;
trade was wisdom, iii. 137, n. 1;
verse-making, ii. 15, n. 4;
want of toleration, ii. 252, n. 1;
want of observation, iii. 423, n. 1;
_Journey from London to Genoa,_ i. 361, n. 3, 365, n. 2;
languages, knowledge of, i. 361-2; ii. 386;
London, love of, i. 371, n. 5;
Madrid in 1760, v. 23, n. 1;
_Misella's story,_ i. 223, n. 2;
Newgate, in, ii. 97, n. 1;
_Pater Noster_, ignorance about the, v. 121, n. 4;
Piozzi, Mrs., attacked by, iii. 49, n. 1, 96, n. 1;
his brutal attack on her, iii. 49, n. 1, 96, n. 1;
portrait at Streatham, iv. 158, n. 1;
_Rasselas_, translates, ii. 208, n. 2;
Reynolds's _Discourses_, translates, iii. 96;
robbers, never met any, iii. 239, n. 1;
Royal Academy, Secretary for Foreign Correspondence to the, ii. 97, n. 1;
_Spectator_, effect of reading a, iv. 32;
Thrales, projected tour to Italy with the, iii. 19, 27, n. 3,97, n. 1;
accompanies them to Bath, iii. 6;
hopes for an annuity from them, iii. 96, n. 1;
money payments from them, ib., 97;
quarrels with them, iii. 96;
apparent reconciliation, ib., n. 1;
Thrale's, Mr., grief for his son's death, describes, iii. 18;
his appetite, iii. 423, n. 1;
Thrale, Mrs., flatters, iii. 49, n. 1;
mentions her echo of Johnson's 'beastly kind of wit,' ii. 349, n. 5;
_Tolondron_, iv. 370, n. 5;
_Travels through Spain_, i. 382, n. 2;
tried for murder, ii. 94, 96-8;
consultation for the defence, iv. 324;
Williams, Mrs., describes, ii. 99, n. 2;
mentioned, i. 260, 274, 278, 336.
BARKER'S Bible, v. 444.
BARNARD, Rev. Dr., Dean of Derry, afterwards Bishop of Killaloe, arbitrary
power, in favour of, iii. 84, n. 1;
Johnson's charade on him, iv. 195;
double-edged wit, ii. 307;
draws up a Round-Robin to, iii. 84;
and Garrick coming up to London, i. 101, n. 1;
regard for him, iv. 115;
writes verses on, iv. 115, n. 4, 431-3;
kept his countenance, iv. 99;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479;
presents it with a hogshead of claret, iii. 238;
Twalmley and Virgil, iv. 193;
Wilkes, sarcasm on, iv. 107, n. 2.
BARNARD, Dr. (Provost of Eton), account of him, iii. 426, n. 1;
Johnson at Mr. Vesey's, meets, iii. 425-6, ib., n. 4;
breeding, does justice to, iii. 54, n. 1;
mentioned, i. 449, n. 2.
BARNARD, Francis, King's librarian, ii. 33, 40;
Johnson's letter to him, 33. n. 4.
BARNARD, Sir John, i. 503.
BARNES, Joshua, attacked by Baxter, W., v. 376;
dedication to the Duke of Marlborough, v. 376, n. 3;
Greek, knowledge of, iv. 19;
Homer and Solomon identified, iv. 19, n. 2;
Maccaronic verses, iii. 284.
BARNET, iii. 4; v. 428.
BARNEWALL, Nicholas, iii. 227, n. 3.
BARNSTON, Miss Letitia, iii. 413, n. 3.
BARON, 'the Baron and the Barrister united,' iii. 16, n. 1.
BARONET, story of a, v. 353.
BARONETS, _regular_, v. 322, n. 1.
BARRET, William, the Bristol surgeon, iii. 50.
BARRETIER, Philip, education, his, ii. 407, n. 5;
Johnson, resemblance to, i. 71, n. 1;
_Life_, by Johnson, i. 148, 149, n. 3;
_Additions to the Life_, i. 153; republished, i. 161.
BARRINGTON, Hon. Daines, _Essay on the Migration of Birds_, ii. 248;
Essex Head Club, member of the, iv. 254, 436;
Johnson seeks his acquaintance, iii. 314;
Observations on the Statutes, iii. 314;
mentioned, iv. 112.
BARRINGTON, Lord, v. 77, n. 2.
BARRISTERS. See LAWYERS.
BARROW, Dr., iv. 105, n. 4.
BARROWBY, Dr., iv. 292.
BARRY, Sir Edward, M.D., _System of Physic_, iii. 34.
BARRY, James, the painter,--Burke, William, letter from, ii. 16, n. 1;
Essex Head Club, member of the, iv. 254, 436;
French with the Irish, contrasts the, ii. 402, n. 1;
Johnson, compliments, iv. 224, n. 1;
letter from, iv. 202;
praises his pictures, iv. 224;
Reynolds, quarrels with, iv. 436;
women, on the employment of, ii. 362, n. 1.
BARRY, Spranger, the actor, i. 196, n. 3, 197; ii. 349, n. 6.
BARTER,--, a miller, ii. 164.
BARTOLOZZI, Francis, iii. 111; iv. 421, n. 2.
BARTON in Yorkshire, i. 239, n. 1.
BARTON, Mr. A. T., Fellow of Pembroke College, v. 117, n. 4.
_Bas Bleu_, iii. 293, n. 5; iv. 108.
BASKERVILLE, John, _Barclay's Apology_, edition of, ii. 458;
_Virgil_, ii. 67.
_Bastard, The_, i. 166.
BASTIA, i. 119, n. 1; ii. 4, n. 1.
BAT, formation of the, iii. 342.
BATE, Rev. Henry (Sir H. Dudley), account of him, iv. 296.
BATE, James, i. 79, n. 2.
BATEMAN, Edmund, tutor of Christ Church, i. 76.
BATH, account of it, iii. 45, n. 1.
Boswell and Johnson visit it in 1776, iii. 6;
epigram on a religious dispute held there, iv. 289, n. 1;
Goldsmith visits it, ii. 136;
Gordon Riots, suffers from the, iii. 428, n. 4, 435, n. 1;
Harington, Dr., iv. 180;
'King of Bath,' i. 394, n. 2, 455;
lectures, i. 394, n. 2; ii. 7, n. 4;
Miller, Lady, ii. 336;
musical lessons, price of, iii. 422;
Paoli visits it, v. 1, n. 3;
smoking in the rooms, v. 60, n. 2;
Thrale family visits it in 1776, iii. 6;
in 1780, iii. 421;
Mrs. Piozzi in 1816, v. 427, n. 1;
mentioned, iii. 441; iv. 140.
BATH, William Pulteney, Earl of, his oratory, i. 152;
a paltry fellow, v. 339;
'Pulnub' and 'Hon. Marcus Cato,' i. 502;
Williams's, Sir C. H., lines on him, v. 268, n. 3;
mentioned, iii. 239.
BATHEASTON VILLA, ii. 336.
BATHIANI, ii. 390.
BATHS, cold, i. 91, n. 1;
medicated, ii. 99.
BATHURST, Colonel, i. 239, n. 1.
BATHURST, Dr., account of him, i. 190, 242, n. 1;
_Adventurer_, wrote for the, i. 234, 252, 254;
Barber, F., his father's slave, i. 239, n. 1;
company of a new person, on the, iv. 33;
death, i. 242, n. 1, 382;
'hater, a very good,' i. 190, n. 2;
Johnson, letters to, i. 242, n. 1;
'recommended' by, i. 240, n. 5;
medical practice, i. 242, n. 1;
on slavery, iv. 28;
mentioned, i. 183.
BATHURST, first Earl,
Pope's friend, iii. 347; iv. 50;
account of Pope's _Essay on Man_, iii. 402-3;
speeches, i. 151, 509.
BATHURST, second Earl, Lord Chancellor; Dodd, Dr., attempts to bribe him,
iii. 139, n. 3;
writes to him, iii. 142.
BATHURST, Lady, iii. 139, n. 3.
BATHURST, Ralph, verses to Hobbes, iv. 402, n. 2.
_Batrachomyomachia_, v. 459.
BATRACHUS, iv. 445.
BATTIE, Dr., iv. 161, n. 4.
BATTISTA ANGELONI (Dr. Shebbeare), iv. 113.
BATTLES, fighting, for a man, ii. 474.
BATTOLOGIA, v. 444.
_Baudius on Erasmus_, v. 444.
_Baviad and Maeviad_, iii. 16, n. 1.
BAXTER, Andrew, v. 81, n. 1.
BAXTER, Rev. Richard, _Call to the Unconverted_, iv. 257;
Johnson praises all his books, iv. 226;
Kidderminster, sermon at, iv. 226, n. 2;
_Reasons of the Christian Religion_, iv. 237;
rule of preaching, iv. 185;
scruple, troubled by a, ii. 477;
suicide, on the salvation of a, iv. 225;
toleration, on, ii. 253;
mentioned, i. 205; v. 89.
BAXTER, William, _Anacreon_. See ANACREON.
Barnes, the antagonist of, v. 376;
_Horace_, edition of, iii. 74, n. 1.
'BAYES,' character of, ii. 168; iii. 373.
BAYLE, confutation of him by Leibnitz, v. 287;
his _Dictionary_, i. 425;
_Life_, by Des Maizeaux, i. 29, n. 1;
Menage, his account of, iv. 428, n. 2;
mentioned, i. 285.
BEACH, Thomas, ii. 240, n. 4.
BEACONSFIELD, Johnson visits it in 1774, ii. 285, n. 3; v. 460;
Mackintosh visits it in 1793, iv. 316, n. 1.
BEAR., See JOHNSON, bear.
BEAR-GARDEN 'Bruisers,' i. 111, n. 2.
BEARCROFT,--, a barrister, iii. 389, n. 4.
BEATON, Cardinal, v. 63.
BEATON, Rev. Mr., v. 227.
BEATTIE, Dr. James,
complains of Boswell, v. 96, n. 2;
correspondence with him, ii. 148, n. 2; v. 15-16;
Burns, praised by, v. 273, n. 4;
'caressed by the great,' ii. 264;
conversation, iii. 339, n. 1; iv. 323, n. 2;
English, describes a Scotchman's study of, i. 439, n. 2;
English and Scotch universities compared, v. 85, n. 2;
_Essay on Truth_, editions and translations, ii. 201, n. 3;
a thing of the past, v. 273, n. 4;
Goldsmith's opinion of it, ii. 201, n. 3; v. 273, n. 4;
Johnson's opinion of it, ii. 201, 203; v. 29;
Forbes, _Life_ by, v. 25, n. 1;
Gray, visited by, v. 16;
hackney coaches, No. 1 and No. 1000, sees, iv. 330;
_Hermit_, iv. 186;
Hume, controversy with: See above, _Essay on Truth_;
Johnson's _Dictionary_, cited in, iv. 4, n. 3;
gentler manner, speaks of, iv. 101, n. 1;
letter from, iii. 434;
praise of Hannah More, iii. 293, n. 5;
regard for him, ii. 148, 149;
his love of--, iii. 435, n. 1;
use of wine, i. 103, n. 3;
visits, ii. 141, n. 3, 142, 145, 203; v. 16;
Monboddo's hatred of Johnson, iv. 273, n. 1;
_Ode on Lord Hay_, v. 105;
_original principles_, his, i. 471;
Oxford degree of D.C.L., ii. 267, n. 1; v. 90, n. 1, 273, n. 4;
pension, ii. 264, n. 2; v. 90, n. 1, 360;
Professor at Aberdeen, ii. 141, 145; v. 15;
Reynolds's allegorical picture of him, v. 90, n. 1, 273, n. 4;
Robertson, compared with, ii. 195, n. 1;
Thrale's bequest to Johnson, on, iv. 86, n. 1;
Warburton and Strahan, anecdote of, v. 92, n. 3;
Wilkes, meets, iv. 101;
wine, indulges in, iv. 330, n. 4;
mentioned, ii. 53, n. 1, 205, 259, 265-6; iii. 82, 123; iv. 332.
BEATTIE, Mrs., ii. 145, 148.
BEAUCLERK, Hon. Topham,
account of him by Boswell and Johnson, i. 248 250;
Burke, ii. 246, n. 1;
Johnson, iii. 420, 424;
Langton, ib.;
absent-minded, i. 249, n. 1;
Adelphi, 'box' at the, ii. 378, n. 1;
Addison's _Remarks on Italy_, ii. 346;
adultery, his, with Lady Bolingbroke whom he afterwards married,
ii. 246; iii. 349; v. 303;
Baretti and Johnson's projected Italian tour, iii. 19;
Baretti's trial, ii. 97, n. 1, 98;
'Beau,' name of, ii. 258;
'_bear_, like a word in a catch,' ii. 347;
Boswell an unnatural Scotchman, calls, iii. 388;
zealous for his election to the Literary Club, ii. 235; v. 76;
Charles II, descended from, i. 248; iii. 390, n. 1;
chemistry, love of, i. 250;
children, his, iii. 420;
conversation, i. 248; iii. 390, 425; iv. 433; v. 76;
little affected by his travels, iii. 352, 449, 458;
Cumberland's _Odes_, iii. 43, n. 3;
Davies, Tom, clapping a man on the back, ii. 344;
death, iii. 420, 424;
dinners and suppers at his house, ii. 235. 325, 378, n. 1; iii. 354, 387;
facility, wonderful, iii. 425;
'frisk,' his, i. 250;
gambling at Venice, i. 381, n. 1;
gaming-club, account of a, iii. 23;
Garrick's portrait, inscription on, iv. 96;
Goldsmith and Malagrida, iv. 175, n. 1;
health, his, ii. 292, 311; iii. 104, 417;
Italy, tour to, i. 369, 381;
Johnson, first acquaintance with, i. 248;
accompanies to Cambridge, i. 487;
affection for him, iv. 10, 99, 180;
altercations with, iii. 281, 384;
reconciliation, iii. 385;
and Mme. de Boufflers, ii. 405;
'coalition' with, i. 249;
dress as a dramatic author, i. 200, n. 4:
and Thomas Hervey, ii. 32;
and a Mr. Hervey, iii. 194-6, 209-211;
Jacobitism, i. 430;
levee, attends, ii. 118;
marriage, i. 96;
pension, saying about, i. 250;
portrait, inscription on, iv. 180;
and the two dogs, ii. 299; v. 329;
use of orange peel, ii. 330;
visits him at Windsor, i. 250;
Johnson's Court, veneration for, ii. 229;
laboratory, his, ii. 378, n. 1;
library, his, ii. 378, n. 1;
sold, iii. 420, n. 4; iv. 105;
sermons in it, ib.;
_Lilliburlero_, effect of, ii. 347;
Literary Club, original member of the, i. 477, 478, n. 2;
describes it, ii. 192, n. 2, 274, n. 3;
manner, his, acid, ii. 362, n. 2;
lively, ii. 405; iii. 390;
Montagu's, Mrs., _Essay_, could not read, v. 245;
mother, his, iii. 420; v. 295;
Muswell Hill, house at, ii. 378, n. 1;
Pope's lines on Foster, mentioned, iv. 9;
predominance over his company, iii. 390;
professor in the imaginary college, v. 108;
same one day as another, iii. 192;
satire, love of, i. 249; 'see him again,' iv. 197;
Smith's, Adam, talk, iv. 24, n. 2;
Spence's _Anecdotes of Pope_, iv. 9;
story, mode of telling a, iii. 390;
Thrale, Mrs., hated by, i. 249, n. 1;
truthfulness, his, v. 329, n. 1;
wife, treatment of his, ii. 246, n. 1;
mentioned, i. 357; ii. 318, 379; iii. 209, n. 3; iv. 27, 33, n. 3, 76,
113; v. 103, 215.
BEAUCLERK, Lady Diana, wife of Topham Beauclerk,
account of her, ii. 246, n. 1;
Boswell's 'apology' for her, ii. 246;
bet with her, ii. 330;
charming conversation, ii. 240;
Langton's height, joke about, i. 336, n. 5;
gives him Johnson's portrait, iv. 96;
nurses her husband with assiduity; ii. 292;
left guardian of his children, iii. 420.
BEAUCLERK, Lord Sidney, Topham Beauclerk's father, i. 248, n. 2.
BEAUCLERK, Lady Sydney, v. 295.
BEAUFORT, Duchess of (in 1780), iii. 425.
BEAUMONT, Francis, i. 75, n. 3.
BEAUMONT and FLETCHER, co-operation, their literary, ii. 334;
Garrick's adaptation of _The Chances_, ii. 233, n. 4;
Seward's edition of their plays, ii. 467.
_Beauties of Johnson_, iv. 148-151, 421, n. 2.
_Beauties of the Rambler_, i. 214.
BEAUTY, independent of utility, ii. 166; iv. 167.
BEAUX STRATAGEM, Archer quoted, v. 133, n. 1;
acted by Garrick, iii. 52;
Boniface praises his ale, ii. 461;
is done good to by Latin, iii. 89, n. 2;
Scrub, iii. 70.
BECKENHAM, iv. 313.
BECKET, T., the bookseller, ii. 294.
BECKFORD, Alderman, account of him, iii. 76, n. 2;
Chatterton's gain by his death, iii. 201, n. 3;
his English, iii. 76, 201;
Lord Mayor, iii. 459;
monument in Guildhall, iii. 201.
BEDFORD, iv. 132.
BEDFORD, fourth Duke of,
attack on the ministry in 1766, iv. 316;
vails, tries to abolish, ii. 78, n. 1;
vice-roy in Ireland, ii. 130, n. 3.
BEDFORD, fifth Duke of, iii. 284; iv. 126.
BEDFORD, Hilkiah, iv. 286, n. 3.
BEDFORDSHIRE, militia, i. 307, n. 4; iii. 399.
BEDLAM, Boswell and Johnson visit it, ii. 374;
curiosities of London, one of the, ii. 374, n. 1;
houses built near it, iv. 208.
BEER, allowance of, to servants and soldiers, iii. 9, n. 4.
_Beggar's Opera. See_ GAY, John.
BEGGARS, beg more readily from men than women, iv. 32;
English compared with Scotch, v. 75, n. 1;
many in want of work, iii. 401;
their trade overstocked, iii. 401;
mentioned, iii. 26. See ALMSGIVING.
BEHMEN, Jacob, ii. 122.
BELCHIER, John, the surgeon, iii. 57.
BELGRADE, Siege of, ii. 181.
BELIEF, attacks on it, iii. it; v. 288, n. 3.
BELL, Dr., iv. 1, n. 1.
BELL, Rev. Dr., ii. 204, n. 1.
BELL, Rev. Mr., of Strathaven, iii. 360.
BELL, Mrs., Johnson's epitaph on her, ii. 204, n. 1.
BELL, John, _Travels_, ii. 55.
BELL, John, the bookseller, _Lives of the Poets_, ii. 453, n. 2; iii. 110.
BELLAMY, Mrs., acts in Dodsley's _Cleone_, i. 325, n. 3, 326;
Johnson, letter to, iv. 244, n. 2.
BELLEISLE, iii. 343, n. 2.
BELLEISLE, The, a man-of-war, i. 378, n. 1.
_Bellerophon_, i. 277, n. 4.
BELSHAM, William, _Essay on Dramatic Poetry_, i. 389, n. 2.
BEMBRIDGE,--, iv. 223, n. 3.
BENEDICTINES. See PARIS, BENEDICTINES.
_Benefit, free_, v. 243.
BENEVOLENCE, motive to action, iii. 48: mingled with vanity, ib.
BENEVOLISTS, The, iii. 149, n. 2.
BENGAL, iii. 134, n. 1, 233, 455.
BENNET, James, editor of Ascham's _Works_, i. 464.
BENSLEY, Robert, the actor, ii. 45.
BENSON, William, his monument to Milton, i. 227, n. 4; v. 95, n. 2.
BENTHAM, Dr. E., ii. 445.
BENTHAM, Jeremy, on convict-labour, iii. 268, n. 4;
Shelburne's, Lord, wretched education, iii. 36, n. 1;
fearlessness as a minister, iv. 174, n. 4.
BENTLEY, Dr., attacks, never answered, ii. 61, n. 4; v. 174;
Barnes's Greek, iv. 19, n. 2;
Boyle, attacked by, v. 238, n. 1;
Cunninghame, criticised by, v. 373;
_Epistles of Phalaris_, iv. 443;
_Horace, Comments on_, ii. 444; iii. 74, n. 1;
Johnson, celebrated by, i. 153, n. 7; v. 174;
'no man written down but by himself,' i. 381, n. 3; v. 274;
Pope and Homer, iii. 256, n. 4;
Preface to his edition of _Paradise Lost_, iv. 24, n. 1;
scholarship perhaps unequalled, iv. 217;
Scotchman, not a, ii. 363, n. 4;
studied hard, i. 71; iv. 21; v. 316;
verses, his, iv. 23;
Wasse's _Greek Trochaics_, v. 445.
BENTLEY, Richard, Junior, iv. 289, n. 1.
BERESFORD, Mrs. and Miss, iv. 283-4.
BERESFORD, Rev. Mr., iii. 284.
BERKELEY, Bishop,
Burke's projected answer to his theory, i. 471;
non-existence of matter, on the, i. 471; iv. 27;
profound scholar, ii. 132;
'reverie,' his, iii. 165;
Warburton's ignorant criticism on him, v. 81, n. 1.
BERRENGER, Richard, iv. 88, 90.
BERWICK, ii. 266.
BERWICK, Duke of, Memoirs, iii. 286.
BESBOROUGH, Earl of, v. 263.
BEST, H. D.,
Gibbon and the Duke of Gloucester, ii. 2, n. 2;
George Langton, and his pedigree, i. 248, n. 1;
Johnson's visit to Langton, i. 477, n. 1.
BETHUNE, Rev. Mr., v. 208.
BETTERTON, Thomas, iii. 185.
BETTESWORTH, Rev. E., i. 464, n. 2.
BETTESWORTH, Sergeant, iii. 377, n. 1.
_Betty Broom_, iv. 246.
BEWLEY, William, the Philosopher of Massingham, iv. 134.
BEZA, ii. 289.
BIAS the philosopher, iii. 312, n. 5.
BIBLE, The,
calculation for reading it in a year, i. 72, n. 2;
Johnson reads it through, ii. 189, n. 3;
should be read with a commentary, iii. 58;
subscribing it instead of the Articles, ii. 151.
_Bibliopole_, ii. 345.
_Bibliotheca Harleiana_, i. 153.
_Bibliotheca Literaria_, v. 445.
_Bibliotheque, Johnson's scheme of a, i. 283-285.
_Bibl. des Fees_, ii. 391.
_Bibliotheque des Savans_, i. 323.
BICKERSTAFF, Isaac, _account of him_, ii. 82, n. 3;
mentioned, ii. 84.
BICKNELL, J. L., i. 315.
_Big_, Johnson's use of the word, iii. 348; v. 425.
_Big man_, ii. 14.
BIGAMY, v. 217.
_Bills_, i. 376.
BINDLEY, James, i. 15.
BINNING, Lord, ii. 186; iii. 331.
_Biographia Britannica_, first edition, iv. 272, n. 4;
Dr. John Campbell a contributor, ii. 447;
Johnson asked to edit a new edition, iii. 174;
edited by Kippis, ib.;
account of it, ib. n. 3.
BIOGRAPHICAL CATECHISM, iv. 376.
BIOGRAPHY, authentic material difficult to get, iii. 71;
best when autobiography, i. 25;
can be written only by a man's intimates, ii. 166, 446; iii. 155, n. 3;
Goldsmith's praise of it, v. 79, n. 3;
Johnson's excellence in it, i. 256; iv. 34, n. 5;
fondness for it, i. 425; iii. 206, n. 1; iv. 34; v. 79;
literary, ii. 40; v. 240;
method of writing it, i. 32;
men should be drawn as they are, i. 31; iv. 53, 395; v. 238;
'common cant' against it, iii. 275, n. 2;
minute particulars to be given, i. 33;
and peculiarities, iii. 154;
rarely well executed, ii. 446;
vices, how far to be mentioned, iii. 155;
writing trifles with dignity, iv. 34, n. 5.
BIRCH, Rev. Thomas, D.D.,
account of him by H. Walpole, i. 29, n. 2;
by I. D'Israeli, i. 159, n. 4;
anecdotes, full of, v. 255;
conversation and writings, i. 159;
correspondence with Mrs. Carter, i. 138;
Cave, i. 139, 150-3;
Johnson, i. 160, 226, 285;
Earl of Orrery, i. 185;
_History of the Royal Society_, i. 309; ii. 40, n. 2;
Johnson's epigram to him, i. 140;
Raleigh's smaller pieces, edits, i. 226;
_Rambler_, anecdote of the, i. 203, n. 6;
Society for the Encouragement of Learning, member of the, i. 153, n. 2.
BIRDS, migration of, ii. 248;
nidification, 249.
BIRKENHEAD, Sir John, v. 57, n. 2.
BIRMINGHAM,--_Birmingham Journal, i. 85, n. 3;
_Birmingham Daily Post_, i. 85, n. 3;
'boobies of Birmingham,' ii. 464;
book-shops, i. 36, 85, n. 3;
buttons, v. 458;
Castle Inn, i. 92, n. 1;
cost of living in 1750, i. 103, n. 2;
_Directory_ for 1770, v. 458, n. 1;
Edinburgh, likeness to, v. 23, n. 2;
Hector's house, ii. 456, n. 2;
in 1741, i. 86, n. 2;
Johnson's head on copper coins, iv. 421, n. 2;
reads _The History of Birmingham_, iv. 218, n. 1;
resides there, i. 85-7, 90-6;
visits it in 1761-2, i. 370, n. 5;
in 1774, v. 458;
in 1776 with Boswell, ii. 456;
in 1781, iv. 135;
in 1784, iv. 375;
jealousy of the manufacturers, ii. 459, n. 1;
Old Square, ii. 456, n. 2;
rapid growth of population, iii. 450;
riots of 1791, i. 86, n. 3; iv. 238, n. 1;
Soho, ii. 459;
St. Martin's Church, i. 90, n. 3;
Stork Hotel, ii. 456, n. 2;
Swan Tavern, i. 85, n. 3.
BIRNAM-WOOD, iii. 73.
BIRTH, respect for. See under BOSWELL and JOHNSON.
_Bis dat qui cito dat_, ii. 290, n. 4.
BISCAY, language of, i. 322.
BISHOP, contradicting one, iv. 274;
House of Lords, in the, ii. 171;
how made, ii. 352; v. 80;
Johnson dines with two Bishops in Passion Week, iv. 88-9;
learning, their, iv. 13;
dulness, ib. n. 3;
liberties taken in their presence, iv. 295;
losses and gain by preferment, iv. 286, n. 1;
'necessity of holding preferments _in commendam_,' iv. 118, n. 2;
'Seven Bishops,' iv. 287;
tippling-house, at a, iv. 75;
a rout, ib. See HIERARCHY.
_Bishop_, a bowl of, i. 251.
BISHOP STORTFORD, ii. 62.
BISHOPRIC, resignation of a, iii. 113, n. 2.
BISMARCK, Prince, iv. 27, n. 1.
BLACK, why part of mankind is, i. 401.
_Black dog, the_, iii. 414.
BLACK-GUARDS, and red-guards, ii. 164, 251.
BLACK-LETTER BOOKS, ii. 120.
BLACKET, Sir Thomas, v. 148, n. 1.
BLACKIE'S _Etymological Geography_, v. 237, n. 3.
BLACKLOCK, Dr., blindness and poetry, i. 466;
Hume, extolled by, iv. 186, n. 2;
tutor to his nephew, v. 47, n. 3;
Johnson, meets, v. 47;
talks of scepticism, ib.;
letter in explanation, v. 417;
_Poems_, quotation from his, i. 334;
mentioned, v. 394.
BLACKMORE, Sir Richard, attorney, son of an, ii. 126, n. 4;
teaches a school, i. 97, n. 2;
_Creation_, his, ii. 108;
honoured too much by attacks, ii. 107;
Johnson adds him to the _Lives_, iii. 370; iv. 35, n. 3, 54-6;
describes himself in the _Life_, iv. 55;
saves him from the critics, ib., n. 1;
_Literary Club of Lay Monks_, i. 388, n. 3; v. 384, n. 2;
supposed lines on Prince Voltiger, ii. 108;
Swift, ridiculed by, iv. 80, n. 1.
BLACKSTONE, Sir William, _Borough English_, v. 320;
_Commentaries_ written when he had little practice, ii. 430;
composed with the help of port wine, iv. 91;
crown revenues, ii. 353; n. 4;
Hackman's trial, iii. 384;
Hawkins's _Siege of Aleppo_, approves of, iii. 259;
House of Hanover, right of the, v. 202;
legal succession, ii. 414, n. 2;
Pembroke College, member of, i. 75;
portrait in the Bodleian, iv. 91, n. 2;
_stultifying_ oneself, v. 342, n. 1.
BLACKWALL, Anthony, i. 84; iv. 311, 407, n. 4.
BLACKWELL, Thomas, _Memoirs of the Court of Augustus_, i. 309, 311.
BLACKWELL, Dr., a physician, i. 467, n. 1.
BLAGDEN, Dr., iv. 30.
BLAINVILLE, H., ii. 346.
BLAIR, Rev. Dr. Hugh, Boswell, letter to, iii. 402;
Boswell's lowing like a cow, v. 396;
composed slowly, v. 67;
conversation, his, iii. 339, n. 1; v. 397, n. 3;
_Dissertation on Ossian_, i. 396; ii. 296, 302, n. 2; iii. 50;
Johnson, in awe of, ii. 63;
'den,' i. 395;
misunderstanding with, ii. 275, 278;
record of a talk with, v. 398;
Johnsonian style, remarks on the, iii. 172;
_Lectures on Rhetoric_, iii. 172;
Pope, anecdotes of, iii. 402-3;
preached in a shamefully dirty church, v. 41;
'Scotchman, though the dog is a,' &c., iv. 98;
_Sermons_, publication, iii. 97;
price paid, iii. 98;
popularity, iii. 167, n. 2, 211;
Johnson praises them, iii. 97, 104, 109, 167, 211; iv. 98;
but criticises the _Sermon on Devotion_, iii. 338;
whist, learns, v. 404, n. 1;
mentioned, ii. 53, n. 1; v. 387, 394.
BLAIR, Rev. Dr. John, iii. 402.
BLAIR, Rev. Robert, iii. 47, n. 3.
BLAIR, Robert, Solicitor-General of Scotland, iii. 47, n. 3.
_Blake, Life of_, i. 147, n. 5.
BLAKESLEY, Dean, iv. 125, n. 4.
BLAKEWAY, Rev. J., i. 15.
BLANCHARD, ----, iv. 358, n. 1.
BLANCHETTI, Marquis, ii. 390.
BLAND, J., i. 123, n. 3.
BLANEY, Mrs. Elizabeth, i. 37; iv. 372.
BLANK VERSE, Goldsmith and Gray's estimate of it, i. 427, n. 2;
Johnson's estimate of it, i. 427; ii. 124; iv. 20, 42-3, 60;
'verse only to the eye,' iv. 43;
described by a shepherd, ib., n. 1.
BLASPHEMY, property in, v. 50.
BLEEDING, habit of, iii. 152, n. 3.
BLENHEIM PARK,
Johnson had not seen it by 1773, v. 303;
and Boswell visit it, ii. 451;
and the Thrales, v. 458.
BLIND, distinguishing colour by the touch, ii. 190.
BLOCKHEAD, Churchill, applied to, i. 419;
Fielding, ii. 173;
Sterne, ib., n. 2;
woman, a, ii. 456.
BLOIS, i. 389, n. 1.
'BLOOD,' Johnson had no pretensions to it, ii. 261;
Boswell's pride in it, v. 51.
BLOUNT, Martha, i. 232, n. 1.
BLOXAM, Rev. Matthew, iii. 304.
BLUEBEARD, ii. 181.
BLUE-STOCKING MEETINGS, iii. 425, n. 3; iv. 108; v. 32, n. 3.
BOARS, statues of, iii. 231.
BOCCAGE, ----, ii. 390.
BOCCAGE, Mme. du, makes tea _a l'Angloise_, ii. 403;
her _Columbiade_, iv. 331;
mentioned by Walpole and Grimm, ib., n. 1.
BODENS, George, iii. 428, n. 4.
BODLEIAN LIBRARY. See OXFORD.
BOERHAAVE, Herman, attacks, never answered, ii. 61, n. 4;
executions, on, iv. 188, n. 3;
Johnson, _Life_ by, i. 140, 268, n. 2; ii. 372;
resemblance to, iv. 430, n. 1;
sleepless nights, iv. 384, n. 1.
BOETHIUS (Hector Bocce), favourite writer of the middle ages, ii. 127;
Johnson translates some verses by him, i. 139;
tries to get his portrait, iv. 265.
BOHEMIA, iii. 458.
BOHEMIAN LANGUAGE, ii. 156.
BOHEMIAN SERVANT, Boswell's. See RITTER, Joseph.
BOILEAU, corrected by Arnauld, iii. 347;
'cultivez vos amis,' iv. 352;
despised modern Latin poets, i. 90, n. 1;
_Imitation of Juvenal_, i. 118;
imitated by Murphy, i. 356, n. 1;
'Le vainqueur des vanqueurs,' &c., i. 261, n. 2;
_Life by Desmaiseaux_, i. 29;
on the neglect of a book, iii. 375, w.i.
BOLINGBROKE, Henry St. John, first Viscount,
Burnet's _History of his Own Time_, ii. 213, n. 3;
Booth's _Cato_, v. 126, n. 2;
crown revenues, ii. 353, n. 4;
dictionary-makers, i. 296, n. 3;
English historians, ii. 236, n. 2;
Garrick's _Ode_, i. 269;
history to be read with suspicion, ii. 213, n. 3;
authorised romance, ii. 366, n. 1;
House of Commons, describes the, iii. 234, n. 2;
Johnson's attack on his fame, i. 268, 330;
Leslie and Bedford, iv. 286, n. 3;
Mallet's edition of his _Works_, i. 268, 329, n. 3;
Oxford, Lord, character of, iii. 236, n. 3;
Patriot King, i. 329, n. 3;
Pope, enmity against, i. 329;
_Essay on Man_, share in, iii. 402-3;
executor, iv. 51;
friendship with, iv. 50, n. 4;
Rome, references to, iii. 206, n. 1;
schools, v. 85, n. 3;
Shelburne's (Lord) character of him, i. 268, n. 3;
Tories and Jacobites, i. 429, n. 4;
_transpire_, iii. 343.
BOLINGBROKE, Lady, iii. 324.
BOLINGBROKE, second Viscount, ii. 246, n. 1; iii. 349, n. 3.
BOLINGBROKE, Lady, divorced from the second Viscount.
See BEAUCLERK, Lady Diana.
BOLOGNA, ii. 195; v. 115.
BOMBAY, v. 55, n. 1.
_Bon Chretien_, v. 414, n. 2.
_Bon-mots_, instances of, iii. 322;
'carrying' one, ii. 350.
_Bon Ton_, ii. 325.
BONAVENTURA, i. 500.
BOND, Mrs. iv. 402, n. 2.
BONES, uses of old, iv. 204;
Johnson's horror at the sight of them, v. 169, 327.
BONIFACE in _The Beaux Stratagem_, ii. 461; iii. 89, n. 2.
BONNER, Bishop, i. 75, n. 3.
BONNETTA of Londonderry, v. 319-20.
BONSTETTEN, ----, v. 384, n. 1.
_Book of Discipline_, ii. 172.
BOOK-BINDING, i. 56, n. 2.
BOOK-TRADE, ii. 425.
BOOKS, abundance of modern, iii. 332;
death, leaving one's books at, iii. 312;
early printed ones, ii. 399; v. 459;
every house supplied with them, iv. 217, n. 4;
getting boys to have entertainment from them, iii. 385;
high price, complaints of their, i. 438, n. 2;
Johnson's letter on the book-trade, ii. 425;
knowledge of the world through books, i. 105;
talking from them, v. 378;
looking over their backs in a library, ii. 364;
poorest book, if the first, a prodigious effort, i. 454;
prices at which they were sold:
Boswell's edition of _Johnson's Letter to Chesterfield_, 105. 6d.,
i. 261, n. 1;
Churchill's _Rosciad_, 1s., i. 419, n. 5;
Dodsley's _Cleone_, 1s. 6d., i. 325, n. 3;
Goldsmith's _Traveller_, 1s. 6d., i. 415;
Johnson's _London_, 1s., i. 127, n. 3;
_Marmor Norfolciense_, 1s., i. 143, n. 3;
_Observations on Macbeth_, 1s., i. 175, n. 3;
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, 1s., i. 193, n. 1;
_Irene_, 1s. 6d., i. 198, n. 2;
_Rambler, 2d_. a number, i. 209, n. 1;
_Rambler_, 4 vols. in 12mo., 12s., i. 212, n. 3;
_Dictionary_, 2 vols., 4l 10s., i. 290, n. 1;
_Idler_, 2 vols., 5s., i. 335, n. 1;
_Rasselas_, 2 vols. 12mo., 5s., i. 340, n. 3;
_Journey to the Western Islands_, 5s., ii. 310, n. 2;
Macpherson's _Iliad_, two guineas, ii. 298, n. 1;
Percy's _Hermit of Warkworth_, 2s. 6d., ii. 136, n. 4;
Pope's '1738,' 1s., i. 127, n. 3;
Robertson's _Scotland_, two guineas, iii. 334, n. 2;
'quarterly-book,' the, ii. 426;
seldom read when given away, ii. 229;
uncertainty of profits, iv. 121;
variety of them to be kept about a man, iii. 193;
Voltaire on the rapid sale of books in London, ii. 402, n. 1;
willingly, not read, iv. 218. See READING.
BOOKSELLER, a drunken, iii. 389.
_Bookseller of the Last Century_,
sale of _The Rambler_ and _Rasselas_, ii. 208, n. 3;
Newbery, v. 30, n. 3.
BOOKSELLERS, Boswell's vindication of them, ii. 426, n. 1;
'Bridge, on the,' iv. 257;
copyright case, ii. 272, n. 2;
copyright, their honorary, iii. 370;
improvement in their manners, i. 305, n. 1;
Johnson's letter on the book-trade, ii. 425;
uniform regard for them, i. 438;
calls them liberal-minded men, i. 304; iv. 35, n. 3;
literary property, their, iii. 110;
London booksellers, denominated _the Trade_, iii. 285, n. 2;
publish Johnson's _Lives_, iii. 110;
oppressors of genius, i. 305, n. 1; ii. 345, n. 2;
patrons of literature, i. 287, n. 3, 305.
BOOTH, Barton, the actor, account of him, v. 126, n. 2;
manager of Drurylane, v. 244, n. 2.
BOOTH, Captain, in _Amelia_, i. 249, n. 2.
BOOTHBY, Sir Brook, i. 83.
BOOTHBY, Miss Hill, Johnson's friendship for her, i. 83;
prescription of orange-peel, ii. 331. n. 1;
supposed jealousy of Lord Lyttelton, iv. 57, n. 2;
letters to her. See JOHNSON, Letters.
BORLASE, William, _History of the Isles of Scilly_, i. 309.
BORNEO, v. 392, n. 6.
BOROUGH, corruption in a, ii. 373.
_Borough English_, v. 320.
BOSCAWEN, Hon. Mrs., iii. 331, 425; iv. 96.
BOSCOVICH, Pere, ii. 125, 406.
BOSSUET, ii. 448, n. 2; v. 311.
BOSVILLE, Squire Godfrey,
invites Johnson to meet Boswell at his house, iii. 439;
belonged to the same club as Johnson, ib.;
mentioned, ii. 169, n. 2; iii. 130, n. 1, 359.
BOSVILLE, Mrs., ii. 169.
BOSVILLE, Miss, ii. 169, n. 2;
afterwards Lady Macdonald, v. 147.
BOSWELL, various spellings of it, v. 123-4.
BOSWELL FAMILY, Johnson's projected history of it, iv. 198.
BOSWELLS of Fife, ii. 413.
BOSWELL, Sir Alexander, Baronet, Boswell's eldest son,
birth, ii. 386; iii. 86;
at Eton College, iii. 12;
described by Scott, v. 385, n. 1;
killed in a duel, ii. 179. n. 3, 386, n. 2.
BOSWELL, David, a remote ancestor, ii. 413.
BOSWELL, David (Boswell's younger brother),
devotion to Auchinleck, iii. 433;
return to it, iii. 438;
ill-used by Dundas, iii. 213, n. 1;
Johnson, calls on, iii. 433-4;
liked by him, 442;
residence in Spain, ii. 195, n. 3; iii. 182;
leaves in consequence of war, 433-4.
BOSWELL, David (Boswell's third son), iii. 94;
death, iii. 106, 109.
BOSWELL, Dr., account of him, v. 394;
Johnson, meets, v. 48;
description of, iii. 7;
mentioned, i. 437; iii. 116.
BOSWELL, Euphemia (Boswell's second daughter), ii. 422.
BOSWELL, JAMES.
CHIEF EVENTS OF HIS LIFE.
1740 Birth, October 29th, i. 147, n. 3.
1759 Keeps an exact journal, i. 433, n. 3.
Enters at Glasgow University, i. 465.
1760 First visit to London, i. 385.
1761 Publishes an _Elegy on the Death of an Amiable Young Lady_,
and _An Ode to Tragedy_, i. 383, n. 3.
1762 Contributes to a _Collection of Original Poems, ib.
The Club at Newmarket, ib_.
Second visit to London, i. 385.
1763 _Critical Strictures_, i. 383, n. 3.
_Correspondence with the Hon. Andrew Erskine, ib._
Gets to know Johnson, i. 391.
Goes to study at Utrecht, i. 473.
1764 & 1765 Travels in Germany, Switzerland,
and Italy, iii. 122, n. 2; 463, n. 2.
1765 Visits Corsica, ii. 2.
1766 Visits Paris, ii. 3.
Returns from abroad, ii. 4.
Visits London, ii. 4-15.
Admitted as an Advocate, ii. 20.
1767 Is acquainted with men of eminence, ii. 13, n. 3.
Corresponds with the Earl of Chatham, ii. 59, n. 1.
_Dorando, a Spanish Tale_, ii. 50, n. 4.
_Essence of the Douglas Cause_, ii. 230.
1768 Visits London and Oxford, ii. 46-66.
_Account of Corsica_, ii. 46.
Raises a subscription to send ordnance to Corsica, ii. 59, n. 1.
1769 Visits Ireland, ii. 156, n. 3.
Visits London, ii. 68-111.
First visit to Streatham, ii. 77.
Attends the Stratford Jubilee, ii. 68.
Married, ii. 140, n. 1.
_British Essays in favour of the Brave Corsicans_, ii. 59, n. 1.
1770-1 Gap in his correspondence with Johnson of nearly a year and
a half, ii. 140.
1772 Visits London, ii. 146-200.
1773 Visits London, ii. 209-263.
Elected a member of the Literary Club, ii. 240.
Gets to know Burke, ib.
Tour to the Hebrides with Johnson, ii. 266.
1775 Visits London, ii. 311-377.
Johnson assigns him a room in his house, ii. 375.
Visits Wilton and Mamhead in Devonshire, ii. 371.
Enters at the Inner Temple, ii. 375, n. 4.
Birth of his eldest son, Alexander, ii. 386.
1776 Disagrees with his father about the settlement of his estate,
ii. 412.
Visits London, ii. 427-438; iii. 4-80.
Becomes Paoli's constant guest when in London, iii. 34.
Visits Oxford, Birmingham, Lichfield, and Ashbourne with Johnson,
ii. 438-475; iii. 1-4.
Visits Bath, iii. 45-51.
Introduces Wilkes to Johnson, iii. 64.
1777 Meets Johnson at Ashbourne, iii. 136-208.
Begins The _Hypochondriack_ in the _London Magazine_,
iv. 179, n. 5.
1778 Visits London, iii. 222-359.
Attacked violently by Johnson, iii. 337.
_The Hypochondriack_, iv. 179, n. 5.
1779 Visits London (in the spring), iii. 373-394.
Tries Johnson's friendship by a fit of silence, iii. 394.
Visits London (in the autumn), iii. 399-411.
Visits Lichfield and Chester, iii. 411-415.
_The Hypockondriack_, iv. 179, n. 5.
1780 _The Hypochondriack_, iv. 179, n. 5.
1781 Visits London, iv. 71-118.
Visits Southill with Johnson, iv. 118-132.
_The Hypochondriack_, iv. 179, n. 5.
1782 Death of his father, iv. 154.
_The Hypochondriack_, iv. 179, n. 5.
1783 Visits London, iv. 164-226.
Hopes for an appointment through Burke, iv. 223.
Ends _The Hypochondriack_, iv. 179, n. 5.
_Letter to the People of Scotland on the Present State of the
Nation_, iv. 258.
1784 Stops at York on his way to London, iv. 265.
Hurries back to Ayrshire with the intention of becoming a
candidate for Parliament, ib.
Visits London, iv. 271-339.
Visits Oxford with Johnson, iv, 283-311.
Johnson's death, iv. 417.
1785 Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, v. 2.
_Letter to the People of Scotland against the attempt to
diminish the number of the Lords
of Session_, iv. 173, n. 1.
1786 Called to the English Bar, i. 2, n. 2; iv. 309, n. 5.
First joins the Home Circuit, then goes the Northern, lastly
returns to the Home Circuit,
_Letters of Boswell_, p. 341, and iii. 261, n. 2.
Third edition of the _Journal of a Tour_, v. 4.
Canvasses Ayrshire, iv. 220, n 4.
Courts Lord Lonsdale, ib.
Elected Recorder of Carlisle, _Gent. Mag_. for 1788, p. 470.
Takes a house in Queen Anne Street West, Cavendish Square,
_Letters of Boswell_, p. 267.
Takes chambers in the Inner Temple, iii. 179, n. 1.
Death of his wife, i. 236, n. 1.
Joins in raising a subscription for a monument to Johnson,
_Letters of Boswell_, p. 317.
1790 _The Letter from Samuel Johnson to the Earl of Chesterfield_,
i. 261, n. 1.
_A Conversation between George III and Samuel Johnson_,
ii. 34, n. 1.
Suffers from Lord Lonsdale's brutality, ii. 179, n. 3.
1791 _The Life of Samuel Johnson_, i. 9.
Appointed Secretary for Foreign Correspondence to the Royal
Academy, iii. 462.
Returns to the Home Circuit, _Letters of Boswell_, p. 341.
1792
1793 Second edition of the _Life of Johnson_, i. 13.
1794
1795 Death, May 19th, i. 14.
BOSWELL, James,
account of himself, i. 383, 404; iii. 416, n. 3; v. 51;
birth, his, i. 147, n 3;
death, i. 14;
_Account of the Kirk of Scotland,_ v. 213;
accuracy: See below, Authenticity;
activity, v. 52, n. 6, 168;
Address to the King, carries an, iv. 265, 267;
Advocate, admitted as an, ii. 20: See below, Counsel;
affectation of distress, iv. 71, 379;
allowance from his father of L300 a year, iii. 93, n. 1;
Alnwick, visits, ii. 142;
ambiguous prayer, his, iii. 391, n. 3;
ambition, iii. 179, n. 1;
America, ignorance of, ii. 293, 312, n. 4;
Americans, sides with the, ii. 294, 312; iii. 205-7; iv. 81, 259;
ancestry, Thomas Boswell, ii. 413; iv. 198;
Veronica Sommelsdyck, v. 25, n. 2;
Robert Bruce, ib.;
Boswells of Balmuto, v. 70;
anonymous mention of himself, ii. 14, 56, 84, 193, 227, n. 1, 330,
n. 2, 436, n. 1, 449, n. 1; iii. 49, n 2, 57, n. 3, 237, n. 3, 407, n. 1;
iv. 173, 274;
antiquary, an, iii. 414, n. 3;
archives, his, iii. 271, n. 5; 3O1, n. 1;
army, wishes to enter the, i. 400; v. 52;
fancies himself a military man, v. 125;
Ashbourne, visits, iii. 127,131, 135-208;
Auchinleck Castle, describes, i. 462; iii. 178; v. 379;
authenticity, love of, i. 7; ii. 350, 434, n. 1; iii. 209, 299, n. 2;
iv. 83; v. 1, 419;
avidity for delight, iii. 415;
bar, enters at the: See below, English Bar;
Barbauld's, Mrs., lines on him, ii. 4, n. 1;
Baretti, dislike of, ii. 97, n. 1;
Bath, visits, iii. 45;
Bristol, 50;
bear, led by a, ii. 269, n. 1;
Beauclerk's hit at his talk, ii. 192, n. 2;
birth-day, ii. 69, n, 3;
birth and gentility, love of, i. 490-2; ii. 261, 328-9; v. 51, 103, 380;
birthright, granted his father a renunciation of his, ii. 415, n. 1;
bishops, on, iv. 75;
'Blood:' See above, Birth and Gentility;
boastful, iv. 193;
Bologna, at, v. 115;
books, slight knowledge of, ii, 360;
Johnson buys him some, ii. 377, n. 1; iii. 86-8, 91;
_Boswell_, all that is comprehended in, ii. 382, n. 1;
'Boswell, Mr. James, a native of Scotland,' i. 190, n. 4;
boy, longer than others, v. 308;
'Bozzy,' ii. 258;
_British Essays in favour of the brave Corsicans_, ii. 59, n. 1;
Burke, visits, iv. 210;
bustle, makes a, iii. 130, n. 1, 372
Cambridge, visits, ii. 335, n. 1;
cards, spends a night at, iii. 377;
Carlisle, invites Johnson to meet him at, iii. 107, 118, 123, 127;
celebrated men, acquaintance with, ii. 13; iii. 64:
See below, Great Men;
changefulness, wretched, iii. 193;
character,
Johnson's account of his, i. 474; ii 267, n. 4, 278, n. 1; v. 52;
Paoli's, i. 6, n. 2;
Lord Stowell's, v. 52, n. 6:
See above, Account of himself;
Chatham, Earl of, correspondence with the, ii. 13, n. 3, 59, n. 1;
Chester, visits, iii. 413;
his journal there a log-book of felicity, iii. 415;
'Chief, my Yorkshire,' ii. 169, n. 2; iii. 130, n. 1, 439;
children, his, ii. 265, 280, 386; iii. 366;
blessed by a non-juring Bishop, iii. 372;
loved by Johnson, iii. 436;
church, not easy unless he goes to it, i. 418, n. 1;
fondness for going, iii. 180;
'would pray with a Dean and Chapter,' iii. 375, n. 2;
chymistry, his intellectual, iii. 65;
citizen of the world, a, ii. 306; v. 20;
classical quotation apt, v. 56;
_Clubable,_ iv. 254, n. 2;
Cocoa-tree Club, at the, v. 386, n. 1;
_Collection of Original Poems_, i. 383, n. 3;
collection of Scotch words, begins a, ii, 91;
and of Scotch antiquities, ii. 92; iii. 414, n. 3;
consecrated ground, comfort in nearness to, v. 169;
divinely cheered by the nearness of Carlisle Cathedral, iii. 416, 417;
consecutive paragraphs, iii. 339, n. 1; iv. 223, n. 2;
_Conversation between His Most Sacred Majesty, &c_., ii. 34, n. 1;
_conspicuonsness, his_, iv. 248, n. 2;
convict unjustly condemned, ii. 285;
correspondence with Adams, i. 8; iv. 376;
Beattie, ii. 148, n. 2; v. 15;
Blair, iii. 402; v. 398;
Blacklock, v. 417;
Chatham, Earl of, ii. 13, n. 3, 59, n. 1;
Cullen, iv. 263;
Dempster, v. 407;
Dilly, iii. 110;
Elibank, Lord, v. 181;
Forbes, Sir W., v. 413;
Garrick, ii. 279, n. 1; iii. 371; v. 347-50, 382, n. 2;
Hailes, Lord, i. 432; v. 406;
Hastings, Warren, iv. 66;
Hector, iv. 375;
Johnson: See below, JOHNSON, and under JOHNSON;
Langton, iii. 424;
Monboddo, v. 74;
Parr, iv. 47, n. 2;
Percy, iii. 278;
Pitt, iv. 261, n, 3;
Rasay, v. 410-1;
Robertson, v. 14, 32;
Reynolds, iv. 259, n. 2;
Thurlow, iv. 327, 336;
Vyse, iii. 125;
Wilkes, ii. 11, n. 3; iv. 224, n. 2;
_Correspondence with the Hon. Andrew Erskine_, i. 383;
_Corsica, Account of_: See CORSICA;
Corsica, his head filled too much with it, ii. 22, 58, 59;
his memory honoured there, ii. 3, n. 1;
a tradition of him, ii. 451, n. 3;
Corsicans, raises a subscription for the, ii. 59, n. 1;
Counsel, engaged as, Douglas Cause, iii. 219, n. 2; v. 378, n. 2;
Ecclesiastical censure case, iii. 58;
House of Lords, before the, ii. 144, 375, n. 4, 377, n. 1; iii. 219;
House of Commons, iii. 224; iv. 73, 259, n. 1;
Dr. Memis's case, ii. 291;
schoolmaster, prosecution of a, iii. 212;
Society of Solicitors' case, iv. 128;
country-house, takes a little, iii. 116, 128;
Court of General Assembly, despises pleading at the, ii. 381, n. 1;
Court of Sessions, little dull labours, ii. 381, n. 1;
_Court of Session Garland_, i. 432, n. 3; ii. 200, n. 1;
Courtenay's lines on him, i. 223;
cow, lows like a, v. 396;
cowardly caution, iii. 210-1;
critical skill, v. 214;
_Critical Strictures_, i. 383, n. 3, 409;
critics 'cannot or will not understand him,' v. 259, n. 1;
_Cub at Newmarket_, i. 383, n. 3;
curiosity, his wise and noble, ii. 4, 59;
Dalblair and Young Auchinleck, known as, v. 116;
daughters, on the treatment of, ii. 420, n. 1;
'dazzled' by Johnson and Paoli, i. 460;
death, at times not afraid of, iii. 153;
debts, i. 2, n. 2; ii. 275;
paid by his father, iii. 93;
Johnson's warnings, against incurring any, iv. 148-9, 152, 154, 163;
dedications, his, i. 1; ii. 1, n. 2; v. 1;
delights to talk of the state of his mind, iv. 249;
describes visible objects with difficulty, v. 173, 219;
desert, has wished to retire to a, ii. 75;
Devonshire, visits, ii. 371;
dignity, hardly possible uniformly to preserve, ii. 69, n. 3;
acquires 'dignity in London,' 375, n. 4;
dinners, gives admirable, ii. 59, n. 3;
gives one to some Hebrideans and Highlanders, ii. 308, 380;
goes without one, ii. 178;
displays his classical learning, v. 15, n. 5;
dissatisfaction, too much given to, iii. 225;
_Dorando, A Spanish Tale_, ii. 50, n. 4;
'Drawing-room' dress, his, ii. 83, n. 1;
Dresden, visits, i. 266, n. 2;
drudges in an obscure corner, ii. 381, n. 1;
duel, risk of having to fight a, ii. 179, n. 3;
early rising, difficulty of, iii. 168;
Easter meetings with Johnson, iv. 148. n. 2;
elated at getting Johnson to the Hebrides, v. 215;
_Elegy on the Death of an Amiable Young Lady_, i. 383, n. 3;
elevated by pious exercises, iv. 122;
English Bar, enters at the Inner Temple, ii. 375, n. 4; iii. 178;
eats his dinners, ii. 377, n. 1; iii. 45, n. 1;
called, i. 2, n. 2; iv. 309, n. 5;
discouraging prospects, iii. 179, n. 1;
takes chambers, ib.;
attends the Northern Circuit, iii. 261, n. 2;
discussion with Johnson on the way to success at the bar, iv. 309;
enthusiasm of mind, solemn, iii. 122, n. 2;
to go with Captain Cook, iii. 7;
to go to the wall of China, iii. 269;
feudal, iii. 178; v. 223;
genealogical, v. 379;
envy of Dundas's success, ii. 160, n. 1;
_Epistle from Menalcas to Lycidas_, i. 383, n. 3;
_Essays_, his, iv. 179;
_Essence of the Douglas Cause_, ii. 230, n. 1;
Essex Head Club, member of the, iv. 254, n. 2;
estate, income of his, iv. 154, n. i; 155, n. 4;
Eumelian Club, member of the, iv. 394, n. 4;
exact likeness, draws an, i. 486;
executions, love of seeing, ii. 93, n. 3; iii. 384, n. 1; iv. 328;
executors, his, iii. 301, n. 1;
'facility of manners,' v. 19, n. 1;
fame, ardour for literary, ii. 69, n. 3; iv. 50, n. 2;
fancies that he is neglected, ii. 384; iii. 44, 135;
that Johnson is ill or offended, ii. 410;
that his wife or children are ill, iii. 4;
at Stains Castle, v. 105;
in a Highland inn, v. 139;
farm, purchases a, iii. 207;
father, his (Lord Auchinleck), death, iv. 154;
disagreement with, i. 346, n. 2; ii. 311, n. 1; iii. 95;
about heirs general and male, ii. 414-5; iii. 86;
uneasy with him, i. 426;
a timid boy in his presence, ii. 382, n. 1; iii. 93, n. 1;
on better terms with him, iii. 93, 95, 108, 212, 368, 442;
dulls his faculties by strong beer before him, ii. 382, n. 1;
Johnson, reproached by him as regards, ii. 381,72. i; v. 384, n. 1;
Johnson's advice about him, iii. 417;
likeness to him in face, v. 84;
feelings, avows his ardent, ii. 69;
'fervour of Loyalty,' iii. 113;
fees made before the House of Lords, ii. 377, n. 1;
feudal system, love of the, ii. 177; iii. 178;
feudal enthusiasm, his, v. 223: see SUCCESSION, male;
forwardness, ii. 449;
Franklin, Dr., dines with him, ii. 59, n. 3;
Free-will, love of discussing: see FREE-WILL;
'gab like Boswell,' v. 52, n. 4;
Garrick, friendship with, iii. 371:
see above, under Correspondence;
genealogist, a, iii. 271, n. 5;
George III, relation to, v. 379;
ghosts, talks of, iv. 94, n. 2;
disturbed by the cry of one, v. 237, n. 2;
fearful of them, v. 327, n. 1;
Gibbon, dislike of: see GIBBON, Edward;
Glasgow University, a student of, i. 465;
god, makes another man his, v. 129, n. 1;
Goldsmith's lodgings, visits, ii. 182;
takes leave of him, ii. 260;
affected by his death, ii. 279, n. 2;
good-nature, described by Burke, iii. 362, n. 2;
great men, hopes from, iii. 80, n. 2;
Burke, iv. 223, 249, n. 1, 258, n. 2;
Lonsdale, Lord, ii. 10, n. 1; iv. 220, n. 4;
Pembroke, Lord, ii. 371, n. 3, iii. 80, n. 2;
Pitt, iv. 261, n. 3;
Rockingham ministry, iv. 148;
seeking great men's acquaintance, iii. 189; v. 215-6;
_Great man_, really the, ii. 59, n. 3, 83, n. 1;
quite the _great man_, iii. 396, n. 2, 413, n. 4;
Greek, ignorance of, iii. 407;
'Griffith, an honest chronicler as,' i. 24;
guardians to his children, iii. 400;
Hague, at the, v. 25, n. 2;
Handel musical meeting, at the, iv. 283, 285-6;
happiest days, one of his, iv. 96-7;
Hebrides, first talk of visiting the, i. 450; ii. 291;
_homme grave_, ii. 3, n. 1;
Horne Tooke, altercation with, iii. 354, n. 2;
house in Edinburgh, his, iii. 155; v. 22, n. 2;
Hume, intimacy with, ii. 59, n. 3, 437, n. 2;
has memoirs of him, v. 30;
humorous vein, v. 409;
_Hypochondriack, The_, iv. 179, n. 5;
hypochrondria, suffers from, i. 65, n. 1, 343; ii. 381, n. 1, 423;
iii. 86-9, 215, 366, 418; iv. 379;
pride in it, i. 65, n. 1; iii. 87, 421;
'hypocrisy of misery,' his, iv. 71;
idleness, i. 465;
imaginary ills: See FANCIES;
imagination, should correct his, iii. 363;
independency of spirit, v. 305;
infidelity, his, in his youth, i. 404;
says that 'it causes _ennui_,' ii. 442, n. 1;
infidels, keeping company with, iii. 409;
intellectual excesses, iii. 416;
'intoxicated not drunk,' ii. 436, n. 1:
See below, WINE;
Ireland, visits, ii. 156, n. 3;
isthmus, compares himself to an, ii. 80;
Italy, visits, ii. 11, 54;
Jacobitism when a boy, i. 431, n. 1;
associations connected with it, v. 140;
January 30, old port and solemn talk on, iii. 371;
Jeffrey, helped to bed by, v. 24, n. 4;
Jockey Club, member of the, i. 383, n. 3;
Johnson's acquaintance, makes, i. 391; ii. 349;
and calls on him, i. 395;
under his roof for the last time, iv. 337;
last talk, ib.;
last farewell, iv. 339;
advice on his coming into his property, iv. 155;
advises him to stay at home in 1782, iv. 155;
affection, tries an experiment on, iii. 394-7;
assigns him a room in his house, ii. 376; iii. 104, 222;
company, time spent in, i. 11, n. 1;
complains of the length of his letters, iii. 86, n. 4;
constant respectful attention to, ii. 357;
consulted about America by, ii. 292, 312;
conversation reported at first with difficulty, i. 421;
copartnership in the tour to the Hebrides with, v. 264, 278;
_Custos Rotulorum_, offers himself as, v. 364;
describes him as 'worthy and religious,' iii. 394;
_Diary_, reads, iv. 405-6;
regrets that Mrs. Boswell did not copy it, v. 53;
differed in politics on two points only from, iii. 221; iv. 259;
dines for the first time at the house of, ii, 215;
drawn by him as too 'awful,' ii. 262, n. 2;
regrets losing some of his awe, iii. 225;
easier with him than with almost any body, iv. 194;
encourages him to turn author, i. 410;
not encouraged to share reputation with, ii. 300, n. 2;
exhorts him to plant, v. 380;
faults, does not hide, i. 30; iii. 275, n. 2;
firmness, supported by, v. 154;
gaps in correspondence with, ii. 1, 43, 116, 140; iii. 394-5;
gives him _Les Pensees de Paschal_, iii. 380;
gives him a thousand pounds in praise, iii. 382;
his guest for the first time, i. 422;
his 'Guide, Philosopher, and Friend,' iii. 6; iv. 122, 420;
imitates, ii. 326, n. 2; iv. 1, n. 2;
invited to visit Scotland, ii. 51, 201, 232,264;
joins in his bond at the Temple, ii. 375, n. 4;
_Journey_, reads in one night, ii. 290;
projects a Supplement to it, ii. 300, n. 2;
keeps him up late drinking port, i. 434; iii. 381;
leads, to talk, i. 6, n. 2, 398, n. 2; ii. 187; iii. 39; v. 159,
264, 278;
letters to, ii. 2, 20, 22, 58, 107, 139, 141, 144, 203, 269, 270,
278, 279, 283-4, 290, 293, 295, 308, 380, 386, 406, 410, 422; iii. 86,
89, 91, 101, 105, 106, 107, 116, 122, n. 2, 126, 129, 132, 209, 211,
215, 219-222, 277, 359, 371, 391, 395, 411, 415, 433, 438; iv. 259, 379,
380;
three letters kept back, ii. 3, n. 1; iii. 118, 122;
keeps his letters, ii. 2;
life, would add ten of his years to, iii. 438;
love for, iii. 105; iv. 226, 259, n. 2, 337; v. 19;
love for him, i. 405, 434, n. 1, 450, 462; ii. 3, 70,
iii. 145, 205, 266, 359, 375, n. 4, 377, n. i, 383-4, 411;
iii. 80, 86, 105, 123, 135, 198, 210, 215, 216, 312, 362, 391, 413-4,
435, 439, 442; iv. 71, 81, n. 3, 166, 226, 337, 379, 380; v. 398;
loved by him and Mrs. Thrale, ii. 427;
monument, circular-letter about, iv. 423, n. 1;
projected monument at Auchinleck, v. 380;
mysterious veneration for, i. 384;
necessity of a yearly interview with, iii. 118, 127;
neglects to write to, iii. 394-7; iv. 380;
offended and reconciled, ii. 107, 109;
heated in a talk about America, iii. 205-7, 221;
a second time, iii. 315;
a week's separation, iii. 337;
reconciliation, iii. 338;
dispute about effects of vice on character, ii. 350;
in a violent passion on Rattakin, v. 145;
reconciliation, v. 147;
offers to write a history of his family, iv. 198;
pension, tries for an addition to, iv. 326-8, 336-9, 348;
poems, projects an edition of, i. 16, n. 1; iv. 381, n. 1;
praises him for vivacity, iii. 135, n. 2;
good-humour, iii. 208, n. 1;
as a travelling companion, iii. 294; v. 52;
as one sure of a reception, v. 134, n. 2;
proposes a meeting in 1780 with, iii. 424, 439, 441;
proposes that they should meet one day every week, ii. 359;
iii. 122, n. 2;
proposes weekly correspondence with, iii. 399;
publishes without leave a letter from, ii. 3, n. 2, 46, 58;
may publish all after--death, 60;
recommended to a lady client by, ii. 277;
sadness in parting with, ii. 263; iii. 196;
says that to lose him would be a limb amputated, iv. 81, n. 3;
tries, by not writing, iii. 394-7;
visits Harwich with, i. 464;
the Hebrides, v. 1-416;
Oxford, ii. 46;
Oxford and the Midland Counties, ii. 438;
Bath, iii. 45-51;
Ashbourne, iii. 135-208;
Southill, iv. 118-132;
Oxford, 283-311;
visits him ill in bed, iii. 391;
and Wilkes together, brings, iii. 64-79;
a successful negotiation, iii. 79;
will, not in, iv. 402, n. 2;
witty at his expense, i. 3; ii. 187; v. 216;
yearly meeting with, need of a, iii. 439;
Johnson's Court, veneration for, ii. 229;
Journal, in his youth keeps a, i. 433;
by the advice of Mr. Lowe, ii. 159, n, 4;
accuracy, its, asserted, ii. 65, n. 2;
'exact transcript of conversations,' v. 414;
justification for keeping it, ib.;
entries in it made in company, i. 6, n. 2; iv. 318, n. 1, 343;
method of keeping it, v. 272;
kept with industry, i. 5-6;
four nights in one week given to it, i. 461-2;
neglected, i. 6, n. 2; ii. 47, n. 2, 71, 352, n. 1, 372;
iii. 354, 375, 376; iv. 88, n. 1, l00, 110, 274, n. 5, 311;
v. 360, 374, 394, 398;
advised by Johnson to keep one, i. 433;
Johnson pleased with it, iii. 260;
helps to record a conversation, ib.; v. 307;
reminded that it is kept, iii. 439;
kept in quarto and octavo volumes, iv. 83;
Journal of his visit to Ashbourne, iii. 208;
Johnson's remark on it, iii. 209, n. 3;
Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides, extensive circulation, ii. 267;
in spite of ridicule, iii. 190;
editions and translation, ii. 267, n. 3; v. 3, n. 1;
corrections made in part of first edition, v. 245, n. 2;
passages omitted in the later editions, v. 148, n. 1, 381, n. 4,
387, n. 4, 388, n. 2, 415, n. 4;
'an honest chronicler as Griffith,' i. 24, n. 1;
attacks on it, v. 3;
Johnson's life, exact picture of a portion of, v. 279;
praised by him, i. 24, n. 1;
motto, iii. 190, n. 1;
read in MS. by Johnson, ii. 383, n. 2; v. 58, n. 2, 226, 245, n. 2,
262, 277, 307, 360, n. 4;
by Mrs. Thrale, ii. 383; v. 245, n. 2;
and Malone, v. 1;
task of much labour, v. 227;
juxtaposition of stories and names, iii. 40, n. 3;
Knight-errant, feels like a, v. 355;
knowledge at the age of twenty-five, ii. 9;
Laird, seen as a, iv. 164;
Lancaster Assizes, at, iii. 261, n. 2;
Latin corrected by Johnson, ii. 20;
defended, ii. 23;
talked Latin in Highland houses, v. 321;
law, ignorance of, ii. 21, n. 4; v. 108, n. 2;
study of it, i. 400, 427;
professor of it in the imaginary college, v. 108;
lawyer, unwilling to become a, i. 400, 427;
lay-patron, a, ii. 246;
learning, praises his own, v. 52, n. 3;
_Letter to the People of Scotland on the Present State of the Nation_
(1783), iv. 258, 260-1;
sent to Pitt, ib., n. 3;
_Letter to the People of Scotland against diminishing the number of
the Lords of Session_ (1785),
Burke, Edmund, mentioned, iv. 173, n. 1;
George III, i. 219, n. 3;
Goldsmith and Reynolds, i. 417, n. 1;
juries judges of the law, iii. 16, n. 1;
Lee, 'Jack,' iii. 224, n. 1;
'Montgomerie, a true,' his wife, ii. 140, n. 1;
Thurlow, Lord, iv. 179, n. 2;
universal man, Boswell a very, iii. 375, n. 2;
vanity, owns his, i. 12, n. 2;
Whitefield, ii. 79, n. 4;
Wilkes, iii. 64, n. 3; v. 339, n. 5;
letters: see CORRESPONDENCE;
letters, reasons for inserting his own, v. 16;
Liberty and Necessity, troubled by, iv. 71;
Lichfield, visits in 1776, ii. 461;
shown real 'civility' there, iii. 77;
visits it in 1779, iii. 411;
life, reflections on, iii. 164-6;
Life of Johnson, _additions_ to it, i. 10;
Advertisement of it in the _Tour to the Hebrides_, v. 421;
cancels, i. 520; ii. 2, n. 1;
delayed by dissipation, i. 5, n. 2;
Johnson approves of him as his biographer, i. 26; ii. 166, 217;
iii. 196; v. 312;
'claws,' would not cut off his, i. 30, n. 4;
death and character, how to describe his, iv. 399, n. 1;
mode in which it is written, i. 30, n. 1;
'new kind of libel,' iv. 30, n. 2;
printed by H. Baldwin: see BALDWIN;
Odyssey, like the, i. 12;
progress and sale, i. 9, n. 3 and 10; iv. 399, n. 1;
translated, never, v. 3, n. 1;
likes, a man whom everybody, iii. 362;
Literary Club, a member of the, i. 478, n. 3, 481, n. 3;
proposed by Johnson, ii. 235; v. 76;
elected, ii. 240;
Johnson's charge, ib.;
how he got in, v. 76;
for meetings: see CLUBS, Literary;
lodgings, his London, Downing Street, i. 422;
Farrar's Buildings, i. 437, 463. n. 3;
Half-Moon Street, ii. 46, n. 2; 59;
Old Bond Street, ii. 82;
Conduit Street, ii. 166;
Piccadilly, 219;
Gerrard Street, iii. 51, n. 3;
General Paoli's in South Audley Street, iii. 35, 324;
Inner Temple Lane, chambers in, iii. 179, n. 1;
London, expedition to it highly improving, ii. 311, n. 1;
increased spirits there, iii. 246;
Johnson consulted about a visit to it, ii. 275-7;
agrees to his removing to it, iv. 351;
love of it, i. 463; ii. 275; iii. 5, 176, 363;
London, visits, in 1760, i. 385;
1762-3, i. 385-464;
1766, ii. 4-15;
1768, ii. 46-66;
1769, ii. 68-111;
1772, ii. 146-200;
1773, ii. 209-263;
1775, ii. 311-377;
1776, ii. 427-475, iii. 1-80;
(in 1777 Boswell met Johnson in Ashbourne, iii. 135-208);
1778, iii. 222-359;
1779, spring, iii. 373-394;
autumn, iii. 400-411;
1781, iv. 71-118;
1783, iv. 164-226;
1784 (sets out in March but turns back at York, iv. 265), 271-339;
Lonsdale, pays court to Lord, ii. 10, n. 1;
brutality, suffers from, ii. 179, n. 3;
looks forward to his future worth, ii. 58, n. 3;
loose life, his, ii. 46, n. 1, 47, n. 2, 58, n. 3, 170, 352, n. 1;
manners, want of, ii. 475;
manuscripts, his, destroyed by his executors, iii. 301, n. 1; 344, n. 1;
v. 30, n. 2;
marriage, approaching, ii. 68, 70, 76, 110;
takes place, ii. 140;
thinks of a second one, iii. 199, n. 1;
masquerade, at a, ii. 205;
_Matrimonial Thought_, ii. 110;
melancholy: see above, Hypochondria;
military life, love of, i. 400; iii. 413, n. 4;
mind 'somewhat dark,' ii. 381;
'mingles vice and virtue,' ii. 246;
mob, reported to have headed a, ii. 50, n. 4;
Montagu, Mrs., quarrel with, iv. 64;
mother-in-law, his, ii. 377, n. 1;
Mountstuart, Lord, friendship with, iv. 128;
music, made a fool of by, iii. 197-8;
mystery, love of, iii. 225;
and the mysterious, iv. 94, n. 2;
Naples, at, v. 54;
narrowness, troubled with a fit of, iv. 191;
nature, no relish for the beauties of, i. 461;
'never left a house without leaving a wish for his return,' iii. 412;
newspapers, inserted notices of himself in the, ii. 46, n. 2, 71, n. 2;
noble friend, puzzled by a, iv. 209;
objects on the road, not observant of, iv. 311;
_Ode to Tragedy_, i. 383, n. 3; v. 51, n. 3;
Oglethorpe, flattered by, ii. 59, n. 1 and 3;
old-fashioned principles, v. 131;
'old-hock humour,' i. 383, n. 3; ii. 436, n. i;
ostentatious, i. 465;
Oxford, visits, in 1768, ii. 46;
in 1776, ii. 438;
in 1784, iv. 283-311;
'_Paoli_ Boswell,' known as, v. l23;
'the friend of Paoli,' i. 426, n. 3; ii. 58, n. 3; 59, n. 3;
attention to him, beautiful, iii. 51, n. 3;
guest in London, ii. 375, n. 4; iii. 35, 51, n. 3;
present of books to, ii. 61;
parliament, wishes to be in, iv. 220, 267;
perfection, periods fixed for arriving at his, ii. 46, n. 1; v. 337;
piety, exalted in, ii. 360, n. 2;
Pitt's neglect, complains of, iii. 213, n. 1;
dislikes him, iii. 464;
writes to him, iv. 261, n. 3;
place, longing for a, i. 5, n. 2; ii. 381, n. 1;
players, intimacy with, iii. 413, n. 4;
plays his part admirably, iii. 413;
'all mind, iii. 415;
pleasing distraction, in a, iii. 256;
political speculation, owns himself unfit for, ii. 312, n. 4;
portrait by Reynolds, i. 2, n. 2;
_Praeses_, elected, iv. 248;
preached at in Inverness chapel, v. 128;
_Quare adhaesit pavimento_, iii. 261, n. 2;
quotations sometimes inaccurate, i. 7, n. 1;
quotes himself, v. 204, n. 1, 348, n. 4;
changes words, ii. 45, n. 3;
_Rasselas_, yearly reading of, i. 342;
read, promises Johnson to, ii. 377, n. 1, 378, n. 1;
sat up all night reading Gray, ii. 335, n. 2;
reads Ovid's _Epistles_, v. 295;
reserve, practises some, i. 4; ii. 84, n. 3;
retaliates for attacks on Johnson made by Lord Monboddo, ii. 74, n. 2;
by Foote, ii. 95, n. 2;
Reynolds, introduced to, i. 417, n. 1: See REYNOLDS, Boswell;
ridicule, defies, i. 33; iii. 190;
right-headed, said by Baretti to be not, iii. 135, n. 2;
Rousseau, wishes to see, iii. 463, n. 2;
visits him, ii. 11-12, 215;
sympathy with him, ii. II, n. 3;
Royal Academy, Secretary for Foreign Correspondence, ii. 67, n. 1;
letters of acceptance, iii: 370, n. 1, 462-4;
seat reserved for him at a lecture, iii. 369, n. 2;
Rudd, Mrs., acquaintance with, ii. 450, n. 1; iii. 79-80;
rural beauties, little taste for, i. 461; v. 112;
Scot, 'Scarce esteemed a Scot,' i. 223;
Scotch accents, ii. 158, 159;
Scotticisms, corrected, iii. 432, n. 2; v. 15, n. 4;
criticised, 425;
Scotch shoeblack, his, ii. 326;
Scotland, forty years' absence from it suggested to him, iii. 26;
finds it too narrow a sphere, 176;
its manners disagreeable to him, ii. 381, n. 1;
vulgar familiarity of its law life, iii. 179, n. 1;
suffers from its rudeness, ii. 381, n. 1;
Scotchman, the one cheerful, iii. 388;
a Scotchman without the faults of one, iii. 347;
_Scots Magazine_, contributes to the, i. 112;
self-tormentor, i. 470;
Seward, controversy with Miss, i. 92, n. 2; iv. 331, n. 2;
Shakespeare Jubilee, ii. 68;
short-hand, uses a kind of, iii. 270;
his long head equal to it, iv. 166;
slavery, approves of, iii. 200, 203-5, 212;
Smith, Adam, opinion of, ii. 430, n. 1;
praises his facility of manners, v. 19, n. 1;
Socrates, does not affect to be a, ii. 25;
sophist, plays the, iii. 386;
spy, charge of being a, ii. 383, n. 2;
St. Paul's, Easter worship in, ii. 171, 215, 275-7, 360;
iii. 24, 316, 380; iv. 91;
stepmother, on ill terms with his, ii. 382, n. 1; iii. 95;
storm, among the Hebrides, in a, v. 281-2;
studies, Johnson's advice as to his, i. 410, 457, 460, 464, 474;
study, has a kind of impotency of, ii. 21, n. 4;
succession, preference of male, ii. 387, n. ii, 411, n. 1, 420, n. 1;
succession to the Barony of Auchinleck, ii. 413-23;
superstition an enjoyment, ii. 318, n. 3; iv. 94, n. 2;
dreams, i. 235, 236; iv. 379;
Johnson's relief from dropsy, iv. 272:
See above, MYSTERY, and below, GHOSTS, and SCOTLAND-HEBRIDES,
second sight;
swearing, blameless of, ii. 166, n. 1;
talk, not from books, v. 378;
_tanti-man, a, iv. 112;
Temple, enter at the Inner: See above, English Bar;
tenants, kindness to his, iv. 155, n. 1, 163;
tenderness, calls for, iii. 216;
_Thesis_ in Civil Law, ii. 20, 23;
Thrale, Mrs., introduction to, ii. 77;
her 'love' for him, ii. 145, 206, 383;
attacked by her, iv. 318, n. 1; v. 245, n. 2;
argument with her, iv. 72; see under, MRS. THRALE;
Thurlow bows the intellectual knee to, iv. 179, n. 2;
toleration, discusses, ii. 252;
Tory, boasts of the name of, iii. 113, 375, n. 2;
confirmed in his Toryism, iii. 392, n. 2;
town, pleasure in seeing a new, iii. 163;
_Travels,_ wishes to publish his, iii. 300, 301, n. 1;
truthfulness: See AUTHENTICITY;
'universal man, a,' iii. 375, n. 2;
'unscottified,' ii. 242;
Utrecht, goes to, i. 400, 473;
vanity, avows his, i. 12;
in his youth, i. 436, n. 3;
variety of men and manners, sees a, ii. 352, n. 1, 378, n. 1;
Voltaire, wishes to see, iii. 463, n. 2;
visits him, i. 434, 435, n. 2; ii. 5;
vows, love of making, ii. 20, 24: see below, WINE, vows of sobriety;
Walpole, Horace, calls on, iv. 110, n. 3;
who is silent in his presence, iv. 314, n. 5;
Warren, Dr., attended on his death-bed by, iv. 399, n. 5;
water-drinking, tries: See below, WINE;
welcome where-ever he goes, iii. 414;
wife, his search of a, ii. 47, n. 2, 56, n. 2, 169, n. 2;
wife, his, 'a true Montgomerie,' ii. 140, n. 1;
his praise of her, v. 24;
bargain with her, ib. n. 3;
death, i. 236, n. 1;
See BOSWELL, Mrs.;
will, his, iii. 400, n. 1;
Williams, Miss, tea with, i. 421, 463; ii. 99;
Wilkes, dines with, ii. 378, n. 1: See under Wilkes, John;
Wine, bruised and robbed when drunk, i. 13, n. 3;
'intoxicated, but not drunk,' ii. 436, n. 1;
intoxicated at Bishop Shipley's, iv. 88, n. 1;
at Miss Monckton's, 109;
in Sky on punch, v. 258;
penitent, v. 259;
thinks it good for health, v. 260;
Johnson advises him to drink less, ii. 377, n. 1; iv. 266; 274;
to drink water, iii. 169;
life shortened by his indulgence, iii. 170, n. 1;
lover of it, a, iii. 243, n. 4; v. 156;
nerves affected by port, i. 434, iii. 381;
vow of sobriety under the venerable yew, ii. 381, n. 1, 436, n. 1;
to Paoli and Courtenay, ib.;
water-drinking, tries, iii. 170, n. 1, 328;
wits, one of a group of, ii. 324;
works, list of his projected, v. 91, n. 2
(to this list should be added
_An account of a projected Tour to the Isle of Man_, iii. 80);
writings, early, i. 383, n. 3;
York, at, in 1784, iv. 265, 267;
Zelide, a Dutch lady, in love with, ii. 56, n. 2.
BOSWELL, Mrs. (the author's wife),
Boswell praises her as 'a true Montgomerie,' ii. 140, n. 1;
a valuable wife, iii. 160, n. 1, 416;
she describes him as a man led by a bear, ii. 269, n. 1;
death, i. 7, n. 2, 236, n. 1; iv. 136, n. 2;
health, iii. 130-1, 215, 362; iv. 155;
Johnson, feelings towards, ii. 269, n. 1, 272, 275, 379, 380, 383,
387, 411, 412, 418, 420, 422, 424; iii. 86, 93, 95, 104, 105, 210, 372,
436, 442; iv. 149, 155, 226, 264;
hospitality to, v. 23-4, 45, 395;
invites her to his house, iii. 216, 316;
letter to, iv. 157. For letters from--: See JOHNSON, Letters;
sends marmalade to, iii. 105, 108, 120, 129;
receives a set of _The Lives_ and _Poets,_ iii. 372, 436;
Scotch accent, iii. 106;
shrewd observation, her, iii. 160, n. 1;
travelling, dislikes, iii. 219;
mentioned, ii. 265, 416.
BOSWELL, James, the author's second son, birth, iii. 366;
account of him, ib. n. 1;
educated at Westminster School, iii. 12;
describes Malone's friendship with the Boswells, v. 1. n. 5;
writes his father's dying letter, i. 14, n. 1;
supplies notes to the _Life,_ i. 15.
BOSWELL, Miss, ii. 378, n. 1.
BOSWELL, Robert, burnt Boswell's manuscripts, iii. 301, n. 1.
BOSWELL, Thomas (founder of the family), ii. 413; iv. 198; v. 379.
BOSWELL, Veronica, Johnson pleased with her, v. 25;
origin of her name, ib. n. 2;
additional fortune promised her, 26;
death, ib. n. 1;
her Scotch, iii. 105;
mentioned, ii. 379; iii. 86, 93, 372.
BOSWELL, Sir W., i. 194, n. 2.
_Boswelliana,_ variations in Boswell's anecdotes, i. 454, n. 1;
ii. 450, n. 4;
story about Voltaire, iii. 301, n, 1.
BOSWORTH, i. 84; ii. 473; iv. 407, n. 4.
BOTANICAL GARDEN, iv. 128.
BOTANIST, Johnson not a, i. 377, n. 2.
"BOTTOM OF GOOD SENSE," iv. 99.
BOUCHIER, Governor, iv. 88.
BOUFFIER. See BUFFIER.
BOUFFLERS, Comtesse de, visits Johnson, ii. 118, 405;
his letter to her, ib.;
account of her, ib. n. 1.
BOUFFLERS, Marquise de, ii. 405, n. 1.
BOUHOURS, Dominic, ii. 90.
_Boulter's Monument_, i. 318.
BOULTON, Matthew, sells power, ii. 459;
Johnson visits his works, v. 458.
BOUNTY HERRING-BUSSES, v. 161.
BOUNTY ON CORN. See CORN.
BOUQUET, Joseph, bookseller, i. 243,
BOURBON, House of, iv. 139, n. 4.
BOURDALOUE, ii. 241, n. 3; v. 311.
BOURDONNE, Mme. de, ii. 241, n. 3.
_Bouts rimes_, ii. 336.
BOWEN, Emanuel, _Complete System of Geography_, iii. 445.
BOWLES, William, Johnson dines with him, iv. 1, n. 1;
visits him, iv. 234-9;
his wife a descendant of Cromwell, iv. 235, n. 5.
BOWLES, ----, of Slains Castle, v. 106, n. 1.
BOWOOD, iv. 192, n. 2.
BOWYER, William, iv. 369, 437.
_Box_, a tradesman's, v. 291, n. 4.
BOYD, Hon. Charles, v. 97-107;
'out in the '45,' v. 99.
BOYDS OF KILMARNOCK, v. 104.
BOYDELL, Alderman, ii. 293, n. 2.
BOYLE, family of, v. 237. See ORRERY, Earls of.
BOYLE, Hon. Hamilton, (sixth Earl of Corke and Orrery), i. 257, n. 3;
v. 238.
BOYLE, Hon. Robert, _Martyrdom of Theodora_, i. 312;
compares argument and testimony, iv. 281, n. 3.
BOYSE, Samuel, account of him, iv. 407, n. 4, 441;
compared with Derrick, iv. 192, n. 2.
BRADLEY in Derbyshire, i. 82, 366.
BRADSHAW, William, iv. 200, n. 2.
BRAHMINS, admit no converts, iv. 12, n. 2;
the mastiffs of mankind, iv. 88.
BRAIDWOOD, Thomas, v. 399.
BRAITHWAITE, Mr., iv. 278.
BRAMHALL, Archbishop, ii. 104.
BRAMSTON, James, i. 73, n. 3.
BRANDY, the drink for heroes, iii. 381; iv. 79.
BRANTOME, v. 55.
'BRAVE WE,' v. 360.
_Bravery of the English Common Soldiers,_ i. 335.
BRAZIL, iv. 104, n. 3;
language, v. 242, n. 1.
BREAD TREE, ii. 248.
BREEDING, good, ii. 82; v. 82, 211, 276.
BRENTFORD, iv. 186; v. 369.
BRETT, Colonel, i. 174, n. 2.
BRETT, Mrs., i. 166, n. 4.
BRETT, Miss, i. 174, n. 2.
BRETT, Rev. Dr. Thomas, the nonjuror, iv. 287.
BREWERS, thwart the 'grand scheme of subordination,' i. 490.
BREWING in Paris, ii. 396.
See THRALE, Henry.
BREWOOD, iv. 407, n. 4.
BREWSE, Major, v. 123-5.
BRIBERY, statutes against, ii. 339.
BRIDGENORTH, v. 455.
BRIDGEWATER, Duke of, v. 359, n. 2.
BRIGHT, John, _Speeches_, quoted, ii. 480.
BRIGHTHELMSTONE (Brighton),
books burnt there as Popish, iii. 427, n. 1;
Johnson describes it, iii. 92, n. 3;
finds it very dull, iii. 93;
does not much like it, iii. 442;
stays there in 1782, iv. 159-60;
other visits, iii. 452-3;
Ship Tavern, iii. 423, n. 1;
mentioned, iii. 45, n. 1, 397.
BRILLE, iii. 458.
BRISTOL, Boswell and Johnson's visit in 1776, iii. 50;
bad inn, iii. 51;
Burke its representative, iii. 378;
Hannah More keeps a school there, iv. 341, n. 5;
Newgate prison, Savage dies in it, i. 164;
described by Wesley, iii. 431, n. 1;
Dagge, the keeper, praised by Johnson, iii. 433, n. l;
Whitefield forbidden to preach in it, ib.;
St. Mary Redcliff, iii. 51.
BRISTOL, first Earl of, i. 106, n. 1.
BRISTOL-WELL (Clifton), iii. 45, n. 1.
BRITAIN, ancient state, iii. 333.
BRITAIN and Great Britain, Swift dislikes the names of, i. 129, n. 3.
BRITISH MUSEUM, library, iv. 105, n. 2;
papers deposited by Boswell, ii. 297, n. 2, 307, 399, n. 2;
mentioned, iv. 14.
_British Princes, The_, ii. 108, n. 2.
BRITON, Johnson's use of the term, i. 129, n. 3;
George III gloried in being born one, ib.
BROADLEY, Captain, iii. 359.
BROCKLESBY, Dr., account of him, iv. 176;
Boswell and Johnson dine with him, iv. 273;
Essex Head Club, member of the, iv. 254;
generosity towards Johnson and Burke, iv. 338;
Johnson's physician in 1783-4, iv. 229, n. 2, 230-1, 245, 262-4, 267,
360, 378;
attends his death-bed, iv. 399;
quotes Shakespeare, iv. 400;
Juvenal, iv. 401;
instructed by Johnson in Christianity, iv. 414,416;
tells him that he cannot recover, iv. 415;
bequest from him, iv. 402, n. 2.
For Johnson's letters to him, See JOHNSON, LETTERS.
BRODIE, Captain, i. 83, n. 4; ii. 466.
BROMLEY, i. 241; ii. 258; iv. 351-2, 394.
BROOKE, Henry, _Earl of Essex_, iv. 312, n. 5;
_Gustavus Vasa_, i. 140;
subscription raised for him, i. 141, n. 1.
BROOKE, Mrs., _Siege of Sinope_, iii. 259, n. 1.
BROOKS, Mrs., the actress, v. 158.
BROOKS, unchanged for ages, iii. 250.
_Broom's Constitutional Law_, iii. 87, n. 3.
BROOME, William, iii. 427; iv. 49.
_Broomstick, Life of a_, ii. 389.
BROTHERS AND SISTERS, born friends, i. 324.
BROWN, Dr. John, account of him, ii. 131, n. 2;
_Athelstan_, ii. 131, n. 2;
_Barbarossa_, ii. 131, n. 2;
_Estimate_, ii. 131.
BROWN, Launcelot, (_Capability_),
account of him, iii. 400, n. 2;
improves Blenheim park, ii. 451;
anecdote of Clive, iii. 401.
BROWN, Professor, of St. Andrew's, v. 64.
BROWN, Rev. Robert, of Utrecht, ii. 9; iii. 288.
BROWN, Tom, author of a spelling-book, i. 43.
BROWN, ----, Keeper of the Advocates' Library, v. 40.
BROWNE, Hawkins, iv. 272.
BROWNE, Isaac Hawkins, delightful converser, ii. 339, n. 1;
_De Animi Immortalitate_, v. 156;
drank freely, v. 156;
parodied Pope, ii. 339, n. 1;
silent in Parliament, ii. 339.
BROWNE, Patrick, _History of Jamaica_, i. 309.
BROWNE, Sir Thomas, Anglo-Latian diction, i. 221;
'Brownism,' ib., 308;
_Christian Morals_, i. 308;
death, on, iii. 153, n. 1;
'do the devils lie?' iii. 293;
fortitude in dying, iv. 394, n. 3;
_Life by Johnson_, i. 308, 328;
oblivion, on, iv. 27, n. 5;
Pembroke College, member of, i. 75, n. 3.
BROWNE, Mr., 'a luminary of literature,' i. 113, n. 1.
_Brownism_, i. 221, 308.
BRUCE, James, the traveller, ii. 333; v. 123, n. 3.
BRUCE, Robert, Boswell's ancestor, v. 25, n. 2, 379, n. 3;
not the lawful heir to the throne, v. 204.
BRUCE, ways of spelling it, v. 123.
BRUMOY, Peter, i. 345.
BRUNDUSIUM, iii. 250.
BRUNET, ----, ii. 394.
BRUNSWICK, House of. See HANOVER, House of.
BRUTES, future life, their, ii. 54;
misery caused them recompensed by existence, iii. 53;
not endowed with reason, ii. 248.
BRUTUS, Marcus Junius, i. 389, n. 2.
BRUYERE, La, ii. 358, n. 3; v. 378.
BRYANT, Jacob, his antediluvian knowledge, v. 458, n. 5;
Johnson's knowledge of Greek, v. 458, n. 5;
mentioned, iv. 272; v. 303, n. 3.
BRYDGES, Sir Egerton, ii. 296, n. 1; v. 384, n. 1.
BRYDONE, Patrick, _Travels_, ii. 346;
antimosaical remark, ii. 468; iii. 356.
_Bubbled_, v. 29. n. 6.
BUCCLEUGH, third Duke of, v. 142, n. 2.
BUCHAN, sixth Earl of, ii. 173, 177.
BUCHANAN, George, born _solo et seculo inerudito_, v. 182;
_Calendae Maiae_, v. 398;
_Centos_, ii. 96;
Johnson's retort about him, iv. 185;
learning, v. 57;
poetical genius, i. 460; ii. 96;
mentioned, v. 225.
_Buck_, v. 184, n. 3.
BUCKHURST, Lord, v. 52, n. 5.
BUCKINGHAM, George Villiers, second Duke of, The Rehearsal, ii. 168, n. 2;
_Zimri_, ii, 85, n. 4.
BUCKINGHAM, Duchess of, iii. 239.
BUCKLES, iii. 325; v. 19.
BUDGELL, Eustace, calls Addison cousin, iii. 46, n. 3;
Addison wrote his _Epilogue to The Distressed Mother_, i. 181, n. 4;
iii. 46;
mended his _Spectators_, ib.;
his suicide, ii. 229; v. 54.
BUDWORTH, Captain, iv. 407, n. 4.
BUDWORTH, Rev. Mr., i. 84, n. 3; iv. 407, n. 4.
BUFFIER, Claude, i. 471.
BUFFON, account of the cow shedding its horns, iii. 84, n. 2;
his conversation, v. 229, n. 1.
_Builder, The_. King's Head, i. 191, n. 5.
_Bulk_, i. 164, n. 1, 457.
BULKELEY, Lord, v. 447.
BULKELEY, Mrs., ii. 219.
BULL, Alderman, Lord Mayor, iii. 459-60;
attacks Lord North, iii. 460.
BULL-DOG, Dr. Taylor's, iii. 190.
BULLER, Mr., ii. 228, n. 3.
BULLER, Mrs., iv. 1, n. 1.
_Bulse_, iii. 355, n. 1.
BUNBURY, Sir Charles,
member of the Literary Club, i. 479; ii. 274, 318;
at Johnson's funeral, iv. 419.
BUNBURY, H.W., Burns sheds tears over one of his pictures, v. 42,
marries Miss Horneck, i. 414, n. 1; ii. 274, n. 5.
BUNYAN, John, Johnson praises _The Pilgrim's Progress_, ii. 238;
Franklin buys his works, iv. 257, n. 2.
BURBRIDGE, ----, i. 170 n. 5.
BURCH, Edward, R.A., iv. 421, n. 2.
BURGESS-TICKET, Johnson's, at Aberdeen, v. 90.
BURGOYNE, General, disaster to his army, iii. 355.
BURGOYNE, ----, iii. 388, n. 3.
BURIAL SERVICE, iv. 212.
BURKE, D., iv. 358, n. 1.
BURKE, Edmund, affection, on the descent of, iii. 390;
Akerman, keeper of Newgate, praises, iii. 433;
America, increase of population in, ii. 314, n. 3;
American taxation, speech on, ii. 294;
arguing on either side, on, iii. 24, n. 2;
Bacon's _Essays_, iii. 194, n. 1;
balloon, sees a, iv. 358, n. 1;
Baretti's trial, gives evidence on, ii. 97, n. 1, 98;
the consultation for the defence, iv. 324;
Barnard's verses, mentioned in, iv. 433;
Beaconsfield, Johnson visits it, ii. 285, n. 3;
'_non equidem invideo_,' iii. 310;
Gibbon mentions it, 128, n. 4;

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