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Johnson's character, iv. 426, n. 3;
_Letter to Adam Smith_, v. 30, n. 3;
neglected state of churches, v. 41, n. 3;
_Walton's Lives_, projected edition of, ii. 279, 283-4, 445.
HORNE, Rev. John. See TOOKE, Horne.
HORNECK,
The Misses, i. 414, n. 1; ii. 209, n. 2, 274, n. 5; iv. 355, n. 4.
HORREBOW, Niels, iii. 279.
HORSE-TAX, v. 51.
HORSEMAN, ----, iv. 435.
HORSES, old, iv. 248, 250.
HORSLEY, Dr. (afterwards Bishop of Rochester),
account of him, iv. 437;
member of the Essex Head Club, iv. 254.
HORTON, Mrs., ii. 224, n. 1.
_Hosier's Ghost_, v. 116, n. 4.
HOSPITALITY,
ancient, ii. 167;
less need for it now, iv. 18;
elaborate attention, iv. 222;
in London, ii. 222;
promiscuous, ii. 167;
waste of time, iv. 221.
HOSPITALS, their administration, iii. 53.
HOSTILITY, temporary, iv. 266.
HOT-HOUSES, iv. 206.
'HOTTENTOT, a respectable,' i. 266;
not Johnson, i. 267, n. 2.
HOUGHTON COLLECTION, iv. 334, n. 6.
HOUSE OF COMMONS,
afraid of the populace, v. 102;
Bolingbroke, described by iii. 234, n. 2;
bribed, must be, iii. 408;
coarse invectives in 1784, iv. 297;
city, contest with the, in 1771, ii. 300, n. 5; iv. 139;
corruption, iii. 206, 234;
Crosby the Lord Mayor committed by it to prison, iii. 459;
debates: see DEBATES;
dissolution of 1774, ii. 285; v. 460;
of 1784. iv. 264, n. 2;
election-committees, iv. 74;
figure made by insignificant men, v. 269;
influence of the Crown, motion on the, iv. 220;
influence of the peers, v. 56;
Johnson's account of it as it originally was, iii. 408;
anecdote of Henry VIII, ib.;
only once inside the building, i. 503-4;
Middlesex Election: See under MIDDLESEX ELECTION;
mixed body, iii. 234;
Nowell's sermon on January 30, iv. 296;
power of the nation's money, iv. 170;
relation to the people, iv. 30;
speaking at the bar, iii. 224;
Wilkes's advice, ib.;
speaking before a Committee, iv. 74;
counsel paid for speaking, iv. 281;
speeches, how far affected by, iii. 234-5;
tenacity of forms, iv. 104;
Wilkes, afraid of, iv. 140, n. I;
resolution to expel him expunged, ii. 112.
HOUSE OF LORDS, Copy-right Case, ii. 272;
Corporation of Stirling Case, ii. 374;
dissatisfaction with its judicature, ii. 421, n. 1;
Douglas Cause, ii. 230, n. 1;
lay peers in law cases, iii. 345;
'noble stands,' made, v. 102;
Scotch Schoolmaster's Case, ii. 144, 186;
wise and independent, iii. 204.
HOUSEBREAKERS, iv. 127.
HOVEDEN, iv. 310, n. 3.
HOWARD, Hon. Edward, ii. 108, n. 2.
HOWARD, General Sir George, ii. 375, n. 1.
HOWARD, Lord, v. 403, n. 2.
HOWARD, Sir Robert, ii. 168, n. 2.
HOWARD,--, of Lichfield, i. 80, 515, 516; iii. 222.
HOWARD,--, of Lichfield, the younger, iii. 222.
HOWELL, James, in the Fleet, v. 137, n. 4;
_'Stavo bene,'_ &c., ii. 346, n. 6.
_Howell's State Trials_, Somerset's Case, iii. 87, n. 3.
HUDDESFORD, Rev. Dr., Vice-Chancellor of Oxford, i. 280, 322;
Johnson's letter to him, i. 282.
_Hudibras. See_ BUTLER, Samuel.
HUET, Bishop, iii. 172, n. 1.
HUGGINS, William, quarrel with Warton, iv. 6;
mentioned, i. 382.
HUGHES, John, _Memoir_ by Duncombe, iii. 314, n. 2;
_Sieges of Damascus_, iii. 259, n. 1;
Spenser, edits, i. 270;
mentioned, iv. 36, n. 4.
HUGILL, an attorney, iii. 297, n. 2.
HULK, The Justitia, iii. 268.
HUMANITY, its common rights, iv. 191, 284.
HUMBLE-BEE, v. 380, n. 3.
HUME, David, account of his publications, v. 31, n. 1;
Adams, Dr., answers his _Essay on Miracles_, i. 8, n. 2;
ii. 441; iv. 377, n. a; v. 274;
Adams the architects, ii. 325, n. 3;
Agutter's sermon, attacked in, iv. 422, n. 1;
American war, iv. 194, n. 1;
ancient history, ii. 237, n. 4;
art, indifference to, i. 363, n. 3;
atheists in Paris, dines with seventeen, ii. 8, n. 4;
attacks, reply to, ii. 61, n. 4;
benefited by some, v. 274;
Beattie's _Essay on Truth: see_ BEATTIE;
Blacklock, the blind poet, i. 466, n. I; v. 47, n. 3;
books, the small number of good, iii. 20, n. 1;
Boswell intimate with him, ii. 59, n 3,437; n. 2; v30;
preserves memoirs of him, ib.;
Boufflers, Mme. de, ii. 405, n. 2;
Carlyle's, Dr., account of him, v. 30, n. 1;
change of ministry in 1775, expects a, ii. 381, n. 1;
Charles II, partiality for, ii. 341, n. 2;
Cheyne, Dr., letter to, iii. 27, n. 1;
composed with facility, v. 66, n. 3;
conceit, his, v. 29;
conversation, ii. 236, n. 1;
death, said that he had no fear of, ii. 106; iii. 153;
dedications, iv. 105, n. 4;
Deist, denied that he was a, ii. 8;
_Dialogues on Natural Religion_, i. 268, n, 4;
dines with those who had written against him, ii. 441, n. 5;
Douglas Cause, ii. 230, n. 1;
education and disposition, opinion on, ii. 437, n. 2;
England on the decline, ii. 127, n. 4;
English and French politeness, iv. 237, n. 3;
English, his hatred of the, ii. 300, n. 5; v. 19, n. 4;
neglect of polite letters, ii. 447, n. 5;
prejudice against the Scotch, ii. 300, n. 5;
prose, iii. 257, n. 3;
and Scotch education, iii. 12, n. 2;
_Essays Moral and Political_, sale of his, iv. 440;
fame, his, v. 31;
Fergusson's _Essay on Civil Society_, v. 42, n. 1;
France on the decline, thinks, ii. 127, n. 4;
his reception there, ii. 401, n. 4;
French, ignorance of, i. 439, n. 2;
French prisoners, account of the, i. 353, n. 2;
Germany, barbarians of, ii. 127, n. 4;
Gibbon's praise of him, ii. 236, n. 3;
Glasgow professorship, sought a, v. 369, n. 2;
'gone to milk the bull,' i. 444;
happiness, equality in, ii. 9; iii. 288;
happy with small means, i. 372, n. 1;
Henry's _History_, reviews, iii. 334, n. 1;
_History of England_,
his alterations in it on the Tory side, iv. 194, n. 1;
Adam Smith's _Letter_ prefixed, v. 30, n. 3;
slow sale of the first volume, v. 31, n. 1;
written for want of occupation, iii. 20, n. 1;
mentioned, iv. 78, n. 2;
Hobbist, a, v. 272;
Home, John, and Shakespeare, ii. 320, n. 1;
Home, bequest to, ii. 320, n. 1;
house, his, in James Court, v. 22, n. 2;
in St. David Street, v. 28, n. 2;
Hurd and the Warburtonian school, iv. 190, n. 1;
hypocrite, longs to be a successful, iv. 194, n. 1;
'infidel pensioner,' called an, ii. 317;
infidels, attacks, iii. 334, n. 1;
infidelity, his death-bed, iii. 153;
infidelity, his, less read, iv. 288;
Johnson and Convocation, i. 464;
_Dictionary_, absurdities in, ii. 317, n. 1;
in the Green Room, i. 201;
had not (in 1773) read his _History_, ii. 236;
likes him better than Robertson, v. 57, n. 3;
violent against him, v. 30;
Kames and Voltaire, ii. 90, n. 1;
Keeper of the Advocates' Library, v. 40, n. 1;
Leechman's _Sermon on Prayer_, v. 68, n. 4;
_Life_, with Adam Smith's letter prefixed, iii. 119;
Macdonald, Sir James, i. 449, n. 2;
Macpherson's _Homer_ and _History of Britain_, ii. 298, n. 1;
Mallet and Bolingbroke, i. 268, n. 4;
Mallet's _Life of Marlborough_, iii. 386, n. 1;
middle class in Scotland, absence of a, ii. 402, n. 1;
Millar, Andrew, i. 287, n. 3;
ministry, imbecility of Lord North's, iii. 46, n. 5;
_Miracles, Essay on_, i. 444; iii. 188:
see under Dr. ADAMS and BEATTIE;
Monboddo's _Origin of Language_, ii. 259, n. 5;
Murray (Lord Mansfield), at Lovat's trial, speech of, i. 181, n. 1;
national debt, ii. 127, n. 4;
neglect of a book, iii. 375, n. 1;
New Testament, ignorance of the, ii. 9; iii. 153;
_Ossian_, ii. 302, n. 2;
_Parties in General_, iii. 11, n. 1;
_Parties of Great Britain_, ii. 402, n. 1;
pension, ii. 317, n. 1;
philosopher, anecdote of a, iii. 305, n. 2;
Poker Club, ii. 376, n. 1;
_Political Discourses_, ii. 53, n. 2;
Pretender's base character, v. 200, n. 1;
visit to London, i. 279, n. 5; v. 201, n. 3;
priests and dissenters, v. 255, n. 5;
'principle, has no,' iv. 194, n. 1; v. 272;
Reynolds's allegorical picture, v. 273, n. 4;
resistance, doctrine of, ii. 170. n. 2:
Robertson's _Scotland_, price offered for, iii. 334, n. 2;
Rousseau's visit to England and his pension, ii. 11, n. 4, 12, n. 1;
Russia, barbarians of, ii. 127, n. 4;
Sanquhar's trial, v. 103, n. 2;
Scotch writers, foolish praise of, iv. 186, n. 2;
Scotticisms, ii. 72;
corrected by Strahan, v. 92, n. 3;
second-sight, ii. 10, n. 3;
Select Society, member of the, v. 393, n. 4;
sentiments, unanimity and contrariety of, iii. 11, n. 1;
Smith's, Adam, _Letter_, v. 30;
answered by Dr. Home, ib., n. 3;
Smith's, suggested knocking of his head against, iii. 119;
soldiers, iii. 9, n. 3;
Strahan, leaves his MSS. to, ii. 136, n. 6;
style, i. 439;
Swift's style, ii. 191, n. 3;
Tory by chance, iv. 194; v. 272;
Toryism, growth of his, iv. 194, n. 1;
touchstones of party-men, i. 354, n. 1;
tragedy, anecdote of a, iii. 238, n. 2;
_Treatise of Human Nature_, i. 127, n. 1;
Tytler, attacked by, v. 274;
'Voltaire, an echo of,' ii. 53;
mentioned, ii. 160, n. 2.
HUME, Mrs., James Thomson's grandmother, iii. 359.
_Humiliating_, ii. 155.
HUMMUMS, The, iii. 349.
HUMOUR. See GOOD HUMOUR.
HUMOUR, Scotch nation not distinguished for it, iv. 129.
_Humours of Ballamagairy_, ii. 219, n. 1.
HUMPHRY, Ozias,
account of him, iv. 268, n. 2;
Johnson's letters to him, iv. 268-9;
his miniature, iv. 421, n. 2.
_Humphry Clinker_. See SMOLLETT.
HUNGARY, hospitality to strangers, iv. 18.
HUNTER, John, the surgeon, i. 243, n. 3; iv. 220, n. 1.
HUNTER, Dr. William, iv. 220.
HUNTER, ----, Johnson's schoolmaster, i. 44-6; ii. 146, 467.
HUNTER, Miss, iv. 183, n. 2.
HUNTER, Mrs., i. 516.
HUNTING, v. 253.
HUNTINGDON, tenth Earl of, iii. 84, n. 1.
HURD, Richard, Bishop of Worcester,
accounts for everything systematically, iv. 189;
Addison, impertinent notes on, iv. 190, n. 1;
archbishop, declined to be, iv. 190;
Boswell attacks him, iv. 47, n. 2;
_Cowley's Select Works_, edits, iii. 29, 227;
evil spirits, on, iv. 290; v. 36, n. 3;
Horace, notes on, iii. 74, n. 1;
Hume, attacks, iv. 190, n. 1;
Johnson praises him, iv. 190;
_Moral and Political Dialogues_, iv. 190;
_Parr's Tracts by Warburton and a Warburtonian_, iv. 47, n. 2;
mentioned, i. 404, n. 1; ii. 36, n. 2; iv. 407, n, 4.
'HURGOES,' i. 502.
HUSSEY, Rev. John, Johnson's letter to him, iii. 369.
HUSSEY, Rev. Dr. Thomas, iv. 411.
HUTCHESON, Francis, on _merit_, iv. 15, n. 5.
HUTCHINSON, John, _Moral Philosophy_, iii. 53.
HUTCHISON, William, of Kyle, v. 107, n. 1.
HUTTON, the Moravian, iv. 410.
HUTTON, William (of Birmingham),
Bedlam, visits, ii. 374, n. 1;
Birmingham, cost of living at, i. 103, n. 2;
_Derby, History of_, iii. 164, n. 1;
sufferings as a factory-boy, iii. 164, n. 1.
HYDER ALI, v. 124, n. 2.
HYPOCAUST, a Roman, v. 435.
HYPOCHONDRIA, i. 66, 343; iii. 192.
See under BOSWELL, JOHNSON, and MELANCHOLY.
_Hypochondriack, The_, iv. 179, n. 5.
HYPOCRISY,
little suspected by Johnson, i. 418, n. 3;
middle state between it and conviction, iv. 122;
no man a hypocrite in his pleasures, iv. 316.
_Hypocrite, The_, ii. 321.

I.

ICELAND,
Horrebow's _Natural History_, iii. 279;
Johnson talks of visiting it, i. 242; iii. 454; iv. 358, n. 2.
ICOLMKILL. See IONA.
_Idea_, improperly used, iii. 196.
IDLENESS,
active sports not idleness, i. 48;
hidden from oneself, i. 331, n. 1;
miseries of it, i. 331;
upon principle, iv. 9;
why we are weary when idle, ii. 98.
_Idler, The_ (an earlier paper than Johnson's), i. 330, n. 2.
_Idler, The_ (Johnson's),
account of it, i. 331-5;
Betty Broom, story of, iv. 246;
collected in volumes, i. 335;
Johnson draws his own portrait in Mr. Sober, iii. 398, n. 3;
writes on his mother's death, i. 331, n. 4, 339, n. 3;
mottoes, i. 332;
No. 22 omitted in collected vols., i. 335;
pirated, i. 345, n. 1;
profits on first edition, i. 335, n. 1;
tragedians, a hit at, v. 38, n. 1.
IFFLEY, iv. 295.
IGNORANCE,
guilt of voluntarily continuing it, ii. 27;
in men of eminence, ii. 91;
people content to be ignorant, i. 397.
ILAM. See ISLAM.
_Ilk_,
defined in Johnson's _Dictionary_, iii. 326, n. 4;
'Johnson of that Ilk,' ii. 427, n. 2.
ILLEGITIMATE CHILDREN, ii. 457.
IMAGES, worship of, iii. 17, 188.
_Imagination_, iii. 341.
IMITATIONS OF POEMS, i. 118, n. 5, 122.
IMLAC, why so spelt, iv. 31. See also under _Rasselas_.
IMMORTALITY,
belief of it impressed on all, ii. 358;
of brutes, ii. 54.
IMPARTIALITY IN TELLING LIES, ii. 434.
IMPIETY,
inundation of it due to the Revolution, v. 271;
repressed in Johnson's company, iv. 295.
IMPORTANCE, imaginary, iii. 327.
IMPOSTORS, Literary,
Douglas, Dr., i. 360;
Du Halde, ii. 55, n. 4;
Eccles, Rev. Mr., i. 360;
Innes, Rev. Dr., i. 359;
Rolt, E., i. 359.
_Impransus_, i. 137.
IMPRESSIONS,
trusting to them, iv. 122-3;
early ones, iv. 197, n. 1.
_In Theatro_, ii. 324, n. 3.
INCE, Richard, a contributor to the Spectator, iii. 33.
_Inchkenneth, Ode on_, ii. 293; v. 325.
_Incidit in Scyllam cupiens vitare Charybdim_, iv. 181, n. 3.
INCIVILITY, iv. 28.
INCOME, living within one's, iv. 226.
INDECISION OF MIND, iii. 300.
_Index-scholar_, iv. 407, n. 4, 442.
INDIA,
despotic governor the best, iv. 2l3;
'don't give us India,' v. 209;
grant of natural superiority, iv. 68;
hereditary trades, v. 120,
Johnson's wish to visit it, iii. 134; n. 1, 456;
judges there engaging in trade, ii. 343;
mapping of it, ii. 356;
nursery of ruined fortunes, iv. 213, n. 1;
mentioned, ii. 194.
See EAST INDIES and INDIES.
INDIAN BILL, Fox's,
Ministry dismissed on it, i. 311, n. 1;
Lee's piece of parchment, iii. 224, n. 1.
INDIANS, American,
story told of them by two officers, iii. 246; v. 135;
their weak children die, iv. 210;
wronged, i. 308, n. 2.
See NATIVES.
INDICTMENT, prosecution by, iii. 16, n. 1.
INDIES, the,
discovery of the passage thither a misfortune, i. 455, n. 3;
proverb about bringing home their wealth, iii. 302.
_Indifferently_, i. 180.
INDOLENCE, iv. 352.
INFERIORITY, 'half a guinea's worth of it,' ii. 169.
INFIDELITY abroad, iv. 288;
affectation of showing courage, ii. 81;
gloom of it, ii. 81;
outcry about it, ii. 359. See CONJUGAL INFIDELITY.
INFIDELS,
compared with atrocious criminals, iii. 55;
credulity, their, v. 331;
ennui, must suffer from, ii. 442, n. 1;
keeping company with them, iii. 409-10;
number in England, ii. 359;
treating them with civility, ii. 442;
writings allowed to pass without censure, v. 271;
writers drop into oblivion, iv. 288.
INFLUENCE,
America might be governed by it, iii. 205;
crown influence salutary, ii. 118;
Bute's attempt to govern by, ii. 353;
lost and recovered, iii. 4;
vote of the House of Commons against it, iv. 220;
in domestic life, iii. 205, n. 4;
Ireland governed by it, iii. 205;
property, in proportion to, v. 56;
wealth, from, v. 112.
INFLUENZA, ii. 410.
INGENHOUSZ, Dr., ii. 427, n. 4.
INGRATITUDE,
complaints of, iii. 2;
Lewis XIV's saying, ii. 167.
INNES, or INNYS, Rev. Dr.,
fraud about Dr. Campbell, i. 359;
about Psalmanazar, i. 359, n. 3; iii. 444-5, 447-8.
INNKEEPERS, soldiers quartered on them, ii. 218, n. 1.
INNOCENT, punishment of the, iv. 251.
INNOVATION, iv. 188.
INNS,
felicity of England in the, ii. 451;
Shenstone's lines, ii. 452.
INNYS, William, the bookseller, iv. 402, n. 2, 440.
INOCULATION, iv. 293; v. 226.
INQUISITION, i. 465.
INSANITY. See JOHNSON, madness, and MADNESS.
INSCRIPTIONS. See EPITAPHS.
INSECTS, their numerous species, ii. 248.
INSURRECTION OF 1745,
Boswells projected _History_ of it, iii. 162, 414;
Voltaire's account, ib., n. 6;
hard to write impartially, v. 393.
INTELLECTUAL IMPROVEMENT, due to subordination, ii. 219.
INTELLECTUAL LABOUR, mankind's aversion to it, i. 397.
INTENTIONS, ii. 12;
Hell paved with good intentions, ii. 360.
INTEREST, how far we are governed by it, ii. 234.
INTEREST OF MONEY, iii. 340.
INTOXICATION, said to be good for the health, v. 260;
see DRUNKENNESS, SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS, WINE;
and JOHNSON, intoxicated, and wine; and BOSWELL, wine.
_Introduction to the Game of Draughts_, i. 317.
_Introduction to the Political State of Great Britain_, i. 307.
_Introduction to the World displayed_, iv. 251.
INTUITION, iv. 335.
INVASION, fears of an, iii. 326, 360, n. 3.
INVITATION, going into the society of friends without one, ii. 362.
INVOCATION OF SAINTS. See SAINTS.
INWARD LIGHT, ii. 126.
IRELAND and IRISH,
accent, ii. 160;
ancient state, i. 321; iii. 112;
baronets, traditional, v. 322, n. 1;
Belanager, iii. 111, n. 4;
British government, barbarous, ii. 121;
Burke's saying about the Roman Catholics, ii. 255, n. 3;
Catholics persecuted by Protestants, ii. 255;
penal code against them, ii. 121, n. 1;
their students abroad, iii. 447 (see below under WESLEY);
clergy, ii. 132;
condemned to ignorance, ii. 27, n. 1;
corn-laws, ii. 130;
corrupt government, iv. 200, n. 4;
cottagers, ii. 130, n. 2;
'drained' by England, v. 44;
Drogheda, ii. 156;
drunkenness of the gentry, v. 250, n. 1;
Dublin, Derrick's poem to it, i. 456;
Capital, only a worse, iii. 410;
_Evening Post_, iv. 381, n. 1;
freedom of the guild given to Chief Justice Pratt, ii. 353, n. 2;
'not so bad as Iceland,' iv. 358, n. 2;
physicians, iii. 288, n. 4;
Rolt's fraud, i. 359;
Theatre, _Douglas_ acted, ii. 320, n. 2;
riot in it, i. 386;
Miss Philips the singer, iv. 227;
University, Burke and Goldsmith at Trinity College, i. 411;
Flood's bequest for the study of Irish, i. 321, n. 5;
M.A. degree in vain sought for Johnson, i. 133;
LL.D. degree conferred, i. 488;
duelling, ii. 226, n. 5;
export duties, ii. 131, n. 1;
fair people, a, ii. 307;
Falkland, ii. 116;
family pride, v. 263;
Ferns, iv. 73;
French, contrasted with, ii. 402, n. 1;
Grattan's speeches, iv. 317;
_History_, Johnson exhorts Maxwell to write its, ii. 121;
hospitality to strangers, iv. 18;
independence in 1782, iv. 139, n. 4;
_influence_, governed by, ii. 205;
Insolvent Debtors' Relief Bill of 1766, iii. 377, n. 2;
Irish chairmen in London, ii. 101;
Johnson averse to visit it, iii. 410;
kindness for the Irish, iii. 410;
pity for them, ii. 121;
prejudice against them, i. 130;
lady's verses on Ireland, iii. 319;
landlords and tenants, v. 250, n. 1;
language, i. 321, n. 5, 322; ii. 156, 347; iii. 112, 235;
literature, i. 321;
Londonderry, iv. 334; v. 319;
Lucan, v. 108, n. 8;
Lucas, Dr., i. 311;
mask of incorruption never worn, iv. 200, n. 4;
minority prevails over majority, ii. 255, 478;
mix with the English better than the Scotch do, ii. 242; iv. 169, n. 1;
nationality, free from extreme, ii. 242;
orchards never planted by Irishmen, iv. 206, n. 1;
parliament, duration of, i. 311, n. 2;
long debates in 1771, i. 394, n. 1;
peers created in 1776, iii. 407, n. 4;
players, succeed as, ii. 242;
Pope's lines on Swift, ii. 132, n. 2;
premium-scheme, i. 318;
professors at Oxford and Paris Irish, i. 321, n. 6;
Protestant rebels in 1779, iii. 408, n. 4;
rebellion ready to break out in 1779, iii. 408, n. 4;
scholars incorrect in _quantity_, ii. 132;
school of the west, iii. 112;
Swift, their great benefactor, ii. 132;
Thurot's descent, iv. l01, n. 4;
_Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy_, iv. 385;
union wished for by artful politicians, iii. 410;
Johnson's warning against it, ib.;
volunteers, not allowed to raise, iii. 360, n. 3;
Wesley against toleration, v. 35, n. 3;
William III and the Irish parliament, ii. 255.
_Irene_,
altered for the stage and acted, i. 192, n. 3, 196;
nine nights' run, i. 197, n. 5;
never brought on the stage again, i. 198, n. 1;
begun at Edial, i. l00;
continued at Greenwich, i. 106;
finished at Lichfield, i. 107;
refused by Fleetwood, i. 153;
offered to a bookseller, ib.;
blank verse, iv. 42, n. 7;
Cave, shown to, i. 123;
dedication, no, ii. 1, n. 2;
Demetrius's speech quoted, i. 237;
dramatic power wanting, i. 198, 199, n. 2, 506;
_Epilogue_, i. 197;
Hill, Aaron, present at the benefit, i. 198, n. 4;
Johnson hears it read aloud, iv. 5;
reads it himself, ib., n. 1;
his receipts from the acting and copyright, i. 198;
original sketch of it, i. 108; Pot admires it, iv. 5, n. 1;
_Prologue_, i. 196;
quotable lines, i. 199, n. 2.
IRISH GENTLEMAN, an, on the blackness of negroes, i. 401.
IRISH PAINTER, an, Johnson's _Ofellus_, i. 104.
IRON-WORKS at Holywell, v. 441.
IRVINE, Mr., of Drum, v. 98.
IRVING, Rev. Edward, iv. 9, n. 5.
IRWIN, Captain, ii. 391.
ISIS, THE, iv. 295.
ISLAM,
Boswell and Johnson visit it, i. 183, n. 4; iii. 187;
Johnson and the Thrales, v. 429, 434, 457.
ISLAND, retiring to one, v. 154.
ISLE OF MAN,
Boswell's projected tour, iii. 80;
Burke's motto, ib.;
Sacheverell's _Account_. See under Sacheverell, W.;
mentioned, v. 233.
ITALY,
condemned prisoners, treatment of, iv. 331;
copy-money, iii. 162;
_Guide-Books_, v. 61;
inferiority in not having seen it, iii. 36, 456;
Johnson's wish to visit it: see JOHNSON, Italy;
revival of letters, iii. 254;
silk-throwing, iii. 164, n. 1.
IVY LANE CLUB. See under CLUBS.

J.

_Jack the Giant Killer_, ii. 58, n. 1; iv. 8, n. 3.
JACKSON, Henry, of Lichfield, ii. 463; iii. 131.
JACKSON, Rev. Mr., i. 239, n. 1.
JACKSON, Richard,
all-knowing, iii. 19;
commends Johnson's _Journey_, iii. 137.
JACKSON, Thomas, Michael Johnson's servant, i. 38.
JACOB, Giles, v. 419, n. 2.
JACOBITES, identified with Tories, i. 429, n. 4.
JACOBITISM. See under BOSWELL and JOHNSON.
JAMAICA,
constitutions of, iii. 202;
den of tyrants, ii. 478;
story of a young man going there, iv. 332;
mentioned, i. 239, n. 1, 242, n. 1; iii. 76, n. 2, 416, n. 2.
JAMES I (of England),
_Daemonology_, iii. 382;
Johnson, resemblance to, v. 12;
Nairne, witticism about, v. 117, n. 3;
Raleigh's trial, i. 180, n. 2;
Sanquhar's trial, v. 103, n. 2;
mentioned, ii. 175.
JAMES II,
deposition needful, i. 430; ii. 341;
George III, compared with, iv. 139, n. 4;
king, very good, ii. 341;
Sedley, Catherine, v. 49, n. 5;
mentioned, ii. 437, n. 2; v. 297, n. 1, 357, n. 3.
JAMES I of Scotland, ii. 7.
JAMES IV, patron of Boswell's family, ii. 413; v. 91.
JAMES V, v. 181.
JAMES, King (the Pretender), i. 429.
JAMES, Dr. Robert,
death, i. 81; iii. 4;
_Dissertation on Fevers_, iii. 389, n. 2;
Greek, knowledge of, iv. 33, n. 3;
Johnson describes his character, i. 81, 159;
learnt physic from him, iii. 22;
opinion of his medicines, iv. 355;
dedication to his _Medicinal Dictionary_, i. 159;
assisted him in writing the _Medicinal Dictionary_, iii. 22;
powder, his, its sale, iii. 4;
traduced, iii. 389, n. 2;
suspected of being not sober for twenty years, iii. 389, n. 2;
wrote first line of the epigram _Ad Lauram_, i. 157, n. 5;
mentioned, iii. 318, n. 1.
JANES, ----, a naturalist, v. 149, 163, 408, n. 1.
JANSENISTS, iii. 341, n. 1.
JANUARY 30,
fast of, ii. 152;
old port and solemn talk on it, iii. 371.
_Janus Vitalis_, iii. 251.
JAPAN, five persecutions, v. 392.
JAPIX, Gisbert, _Rymelerie_, i. 476.
JARVIS, ----, a Birmingham person, i. 86, n. 1.
JARVIS, or Jervis,
the maiden name of Johnson's wife, i. 86, n. 1, 241, n. 2.
_Jealous Wife, The_, i. 364.
JEALOUSY, little people given to it, iii. 55.
JEFFERIES, Judge, v. 113, n. 1.
JEFFREY, Francis (Lord Jeffrey),
birth, v. 24, n. 4;
helps Boswell to bed, ib.;
_Edinburgh Review_, payment to writers, iv. 214, n. 2;
Scotch accent, loses his, ii. 159, n. 6;
title, his, v. 77, n, 4;
trees in Scotland, ii. 301, n. 1.
JENKINSON, Right Hon. Charles (first Earl of Liverpool),
account of him, iii. 146, n. 1;
Johnson's letter to him, iii. 145-7.
JENNINGS, Mr., iii. 231.
JENYNS, Soame,
benevolence as a motive to action, iii. 48;
character, his, iii. 289, n. 1;
conversion, i. 316, n. 2; iii. 280;
'Epitaph,' i. 316, n. 2;
_Free Inquiry into the Nature and Origin of Evil_, i. 309, 315;
Johnson's _Review_ of it, i. 315-316; ii. 188, n. 6; iii. 48, n. 3;
Johnson, attacks, i. 316;
_View of the Internal Evidence, &c._, iii. 48, n. 3, 288;
_World_, contributor to the, i. 257, n. 3.
JEPHSON, Robert, i. 262, n. 1.
JERSEY, v. 142, n. 2.
JERSEY, Earl of, i. 31, n. 4.
JERUSALEM, ii. 275-6.
_Jests of Hierocles_, i. 150.
JESUITS,
attacked by Psalmanazar, iii. 444;
persecuted in Japan, v. 392, n. 5.
JEWISH KINGS, v. 340.
JEWITT, Mr. L., ii. 324, n. 1.
JOCULARITY, low, i. 449.
JODDREL (Jodrell), R. P., iv. 254, 272, 437.
JODRELL, Sir R. P., M.D., iv. 437.
JOHN, King, i. 248.
_John Bull_, v. 20, n. 2.
_Johnny Armstrong_,
quoted by Johnson for its abruptness, i. 403;
in Holyrood, v. 43.
JOHNSON, B., the actor, iv. 243, n. 6.
JOHNSON, Andrew (Johnson's uncle),
great at boxing and wrestling, iv. 111, n. 3; v. 229, n. 2.
JOHNSON, Charles, author of _The Adventures of a Guinea_, v. 275, n. 2.
JOHNSON, D., i. 79, n. 2.
JOHNSON, Elizabeth (Dr. Johnson's wife, H. Porter's widow,
maiden name Jarvis or Jervis), i. 86, n. 1;
account of her, i. 95;
her age, i. 95, n. 2;
character, i. 241, n. 4;
death, i. 203, n. 1, 234;
epitaph, i. 241, n. 2;
Ford's ghost, iii. 349;
Garrick's mimicry of her, i. 99;
Hampstead lodgings, i. 192;
indulgencies, i. 238;
Johnson's conversation, admires, i. 95;
lodgings in her last illness, iv. 377, n. 1;
marriage, i. 95; ii. 77;
marriage-settlement, i. 95, n. 3;
personal appearance, i. 95, 99; 238;
_Rambler_, admiration of the, i. 210;
_Tetty_ or _Tetsey_, i. 98; ii. 77;
wedding-ring, i. 237;
mentioned, i. 488, 500; iii. 46.
See JOHNSON, wife.
JOHNSON, Fisher, and his sons (Johnson's cousins), iv. 402, n. 2.
JOHNSON, 'the gigantick,' i. 388, n. 3.
JOHNSON, Hester (_Stella_), iv. 177, n. 2; v. 243.
JOHNSON, the horse-rider, i. 399; iii. 231.
JOHNSON, Michael (Johnson's father),
account of him, i. 34-7;
accompanies his son to Oxford, i. 59;
bankrupt, i. 78-9; iv. 402, n. 2;
book-trade, i. 36;
Chester fair, at, v. 435;
death, i. 80;
disapproved of tea, i. 313, n. 2;
epitaph, i. 79, n. 2; iv. 393;
excise prosecution, i. 36, n. 5;
fire in the parlour on Sunday, v. 60;
'foolish old man,' i. 40;
house, his, iv. 372, n. 2;
Jacobite, a, i. 37;
marriage register, i. 35, n. 1;
melancholy, i. 35;
oath of abjuration, signs the, ii. 322;
observer, no careless, i. 34, n. 5;
sheriff of Lichfield, i. 36, n. 4;
Uttoxeter market, at, iv. 373.
JOHNSON, Mr., in Blackmore's _Lay Monastery_, v. 384, n. 2.
JOHNSON, Nathanael (Johnson's younger brother),
complains of his brother, i. 90, n. 3;
death, i. 35, 90, n. 3;
epitaph, ib.; iv. 393;
letter from him, i. 90, n. 3;
succeeds his father, i. 90.
JOHNSON, Samuel, Rev., i. 135.
JOHNSON, SAMUEL, CHIEF EVENTS OF His LIFE.
(For his publications see also i. 16-24; for a complete list of his
travels and visits, iii. 450-3; and for his residences, iii. 405, n. 6.)
1709 Birth, i. 34.
1712 'Touched by Queen Anne, i. 43.
1716 (about) Enters Lichfield School, i. 43.
1725 Enters Stourbridge School, i. 49.
1726 Returns home, i. 50.
1728 Enters Pembroke College, i. 58.
Translates Pope's _Messiah_, i. 61.
1729 Returns home, i. 78, n. 2.
1731 Death of his father, i. 80.
1732 Usher at Market Bosworth, i. 84.
1733 At Birmingham, i. 85, 86, n. 1.
1734 Returns to Lichfield, i. 89.
Publishes proposals for printing _Politian_, i. 90.
Returns to Birmingham, i. 90.
Offers to write for the _Gent. Mag_. i. 91.
1735 Publishes _Lobo's Abyssinia_, i. 87.
Marries Mrs. Porter and opens a school at Edial, i. 95, n. 2, 96.
1737 Visits London with Garrick, i. 101.
Returns to Lichfield and finishes _Irene_, i. 107.
Removes to London, i. 110.
1738 Becomes a writer in the _Gent. Mag_. i. 113.
_London_, i. 118.
Begins to translate Father Paul Sarpi's _History_, i. 135.
_Life of Father Paul Sarpi_, i. 139.
1739 Seeks the Mastership of Appleby School and the degree of
Master of Arts, i. 132-3.
_Life of Boorhaave_, i. 140.
_Marmor Norfolciense_, i. 141.
1740 _Lives of Blake, Drake, and Barretier_, i. 147.
Begins to write the _Debates_, i. 150.
1741 _Debates_, i. 150.
1742 _Debates_, i. 150.
_Lives of Barman and Sydenham_, i. 153.
_Proposals for printing Bibliotheca Harleiana_, i. 153.
1743 Finishes the Debates, i. 150.
1744 Life of Savage, i. 161.
1745 _Miscellaneous Observations on Macbeth_, i. 175.
Sketching outlines of his Dictionary, i. 176, 182, n. 3.
1746 Gets to know Levett, i. 243.
1747 _Prologue on the opening of Drury Lane Theatre_, i. 181.
_Plan for a Dictionary of the English Language_, i. 182.
1748 Writing the _Dictionary_.
_Life of Roscommon_, i. 192.
_The Vision of Theodore the Hermit_, i. 192.
1749 Writing the _Dictionary_.
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, i. 192.
_Irene_ acted, i. 196.
Forms the Ivy Lane Club, i. 190, n. 5.
Living in Gough Square, iii. 405, n. 6.
1750 Writing the _Dictionary_.
Begins the _Rambler_, i. 201.
_Prologue for the benefit of Milton's Grand-daughter, i. 227.
1751 Writing the _Dictionary_.
_The Rambler_.
Lauder's fraud exposed, i. 228.
_Life of Cheynel_, i. 228.
1752 Writing the _Dictionary_.
Ends _The Rambler_, i. 203.
Death of his wife, i. 234.
Miss Williams begins to reside with him, i. 232.
Gets to know Reynolds, i. 245, n. 1.
1753 Writing the _Dictionary_.
Writes for _The Adventurer_, i. 252.
1754 Writing the _Dictionary_.
_Life of Cave_, i. 256.
Visits Oxford, i. 270.
Gets to know Murphy, i. 356, n. 2.
1755 Letter to Lord Chesterfield, i. 261.
Becomes an M.A. of Oxford, i. 281.
Publishes the _Dictionary_, i. 291.
Projects a Biblitheque, i. 284.
Gets to know Langton (about this year), i. 247, n. 1.
1756 Publishes an abridgement of the _Dictionary_, i. 305.
Writes for _The Universal Visitor_, i. 306.
Superintends and writes for _The Literary Magazine_, i. 307.
_Life of Sir Thomas Browne_, i. 308.
_Proposals for an edition of Shakespeare_, i. 318.
1757 Writes for the _Literary Magazine_, i. 320.
Editing _Shakespeare_, i. 496, n. 3.
1758 Editing _Shakespeare_, i. 496, n. 3.
Begins _The Idler_, i. 330.
Gets to know Dr. Burney, i. 328.
1759 _The Idler_, i. 330.
Death of his mother, i. 339.
_Rasselas_, i. 340.
Leaves Gough Square and goes into chambers, i. 350, n. 3;
iii. 405, n. 6.
Visits Oxford, i. 347.
Gets to know Beauclerk, i. 248, n. 4.
1760 Ends _The Idler_, i. 330.
Perhaps editing _Shakespeare_, i. 353.
In Inner Temple Lane, iii. 405, n. 6.
1761 Visits Lichfield in the winter of 1761-2, i. 370.
1762 Pensioned, i. 372.
Trip to Devonshire, i. 377.
Cock Lane Ghost imposture exposed, i. 406.
1763 Gets to know Boswell, i. 391.
Trip to Harwich, i. 464.
Visits Oxford, iii. 451.
_Character of Collins_, i. 382.
_Life of Ascham_, i. 464.
1764 Visits Langton in Lincolnshire, i. 476.
Literary Club founded, i. 477.
Visits Dr. Percy at Easton Maudit, i. 486.
1765 Visits Cambridge, i. 487.
Becomes an LL.D. of Dublin, i. 488.
Suffers from a severe illness, i. 483, 520.
Gets to know the Thrales (either this year or in 1764),
i. 490, 520.
Engages in politics with W. G. Hamilton, i. 489.
Publishes his _Shakespeare_, i. 496.
Takes a house in Johnson's Court, ii. 5; iii. 405, n. 6.
1766 Contributes to Mrs. Williams's _Miscellanies_, ii. 25.
Spends more than three months at Streatham, ii. 25.
Visits Oxford, ii. 25.
1767 Interview with the King, ii. 33.
Spends near six months in Lichfield, ii. 30.
1768 _Prologue to the Good-Natured Man_. ii. 45.
Visits Oxford, iii. 452.
1769 Appointed Professor in Ancient Literature to the Royal Academy,
ii. 67.
Visits Oxford, Lichfield and Ashbourne, ii. 67; iii. 452.
Visits Brighton, ii. 68.
Appears as a witness at Baretti's trial, ii. 96.
1770 _The False Alarm_, ii. 111.
Visits Lichfield and Ashbourne, iii. 452.
1771 _Falkland's Islands_, ii. 134.
Revises the _Dictionary_, ii. 143, n. 3.
Visits Lichfield and Ashbourne, ii. 141.
1772 Revises the _Dictionary_, ii. 143, n. 3.
Visits Lichfield and Ashbourne, iii. 452.
1773 Publishes the fourth edition of the _Dictionary_, ii. 203.
Attempts to learn the Low Dutch language, ii. 263.
Tour of Scotland, ii. 266; v. 1.
Visits Oxford, ii. 268.
Begins his _Journey to the Western Islands_, ii. 268.
1774 Death of Goldsmith, ii. 279, n. 2.
Tour to North Wales, ii. 285; v. 427.
Visits Burke at Beaconsfield, ii. 285, n. 3; v. 460.
_The Patriot_, ii. 286.
Finishes his _Journey to the Western Islands_, ii. 288.
1775 Publishes his _Journey to the Western Islands_, ii. 300.
_Taxation no Tyranny_, ii. 312.
Becomes an LL.D. of Oxford, ii. 331.
Visits Oxford, Lichfield and Ashbourne, ii. 381; iii. 452.
Tour to France, ii. 384.
1776 Visits Oxford, Lichfield, and Ashbourne with Boswell, ii. 438.
Projected tour to Italy abandoned, iii. 6.
Visits Bath, iii. 44.
First dinner with Wilkes, iii. 64.
Visits Brighton, iii. 92.
1777 Engages to write _The Lives of the Poets_, iii. 109.
Exerts himself in behalf of Dr. Dodd, iii. 139.
Meets Boswell at Ashbourne, iii. 135.
1778 Writing _The Lives of the Poets_, iii. 360.
Visits Warley Camp, iii. 360.
1779 Publishes the first four volumes of the _Lives_, iii. 370.
Writing the last six volumes, ib.
Death of Garrick, iii. 371.
Visits Lichfield and Ashbourne, iii. 395.
1780 Writing the last six volumes of the _Lives_, iii. 418.
Death of Beauclerk, iii. 420.
Visits Brighton, iii. 453.
1781 Publishes the last six volumes of the _Lives_, iv. 34.
Death of Thrale. iv. 84.
Second dinner with Wilkes, iv. 101.
Visits Southill, iv. 118.
Visits Oxford, Birmingham, Lichfield, and Ashbourne, iv. 135.
1782 Death of Levett, iv. 137.
Visits Oxford, iv. 151.
Takes leave of Streatham, iv. 158.
Visits Brighton, iv. 159.
1783 Has a stroke of the palsy, iv. 227.
Visits Rochester, iv. 233.
Visits Heale, iv. 234.
Death of Mrs. Williams, iv. 235.
Threatened with a surgical operation, iv. 239.
Founds the Essex Head Club, iv. 253.
Attacked by spasmodic asthma, iv. 255.
1784 Confined by illness for 129 days, iv. 270, n. 1.
Visits Oxford with Boswell, iv. 283.
Projected tour to Italy, iv. 326.
Mrs. Thrale's second marriage, iv. 339.
Visits Lichfield, Ashbourne, Birmingham, and Oxford, iv. 353-377.
Death of Allen, iv. 354.
Death, iv. 417.
JOHNSON, Samuel,
abbreviations of his friends' names, ii. 258; iv. 273, n. 1;
Aberdeen, freeman of, v. 90;
abodes, list of his: see JOHNSON, habitations;
absence of mind: see JOHNSON, peculiarities;
abstinence easy to him, i. 103, n. 3, 468; iv. 72, 149, n. 3;
absurd stories told of him, i. 464;
abused in a newspaper, iv. 29;
accounts, resolves to keep, iv. 177, n. 3;
acquaintance, making new, iv. 374; ib., n. 4;
widely-varied, iii. 21 (see JOHNSON, society);
actors: see PLAYERS;
_Adversaria_, i. 205;
'agreeable, extremely,' ii. 141, n. 3;
alchymy, not a positive unbeliever in, ii. 376;
alertness, no, v. 308;
_Alfred, Life of_, projects a, i. 177;
alms-giving, i. 302, n. 1; ii. 119;
ambition, iii. 309;
Americans, feelings towards the: see AMERICA;
amused, easily, ii. 261; v. 249;
amusements, his, iii. 398;
ancestors, asked in the Highlands about his, v. 237, n. 2;
[Greek: Anax andron], i. 47;
anecdotes, love of: see ANECDOTES;
_Annales_: see JOHNSON, diary;
annihilation, horror of, iii. 295, 298, n. 1;
anniversaries, observed, i. 483;
anxiety about his writings, felt no, iii. 33;
apology, ready to make an, iv. 321,409, n. 1, 431;
_Apophthegms_, i. 190, n. 4;
Appius, compared by Burke to, iv. 374, n. 2;
Appleby School, applies for mastership of, i. 132;
apprentice, talking to an, ii. 323;
approbation, pleasure of, iv. 255, n. 2;
Arabic, wishes to study, iv. 28;
architecture and statuary, opinion of, ii. 439;
arguing before an audience, iii. 331; iv. 111, 324, 429;
Burke refers to it, iii. 24, n. 2;
butt end of the pistol, ii. 100; iv. 274; v. 292;
delight in it, ii. 452, n. 1;
described by Burke, iv. 316, n. 1;
Hamilton, iv. iii;
Reynolds, ii. 100, n. 1; iii. 81, n. 1;
Seaford, Lord, iv. 176, n. 1;
either side indifferently, ii. 105; iii. 24;
kick of the Tartar horse, ii. 100, n. 1;
promptitude for it, ii. 365; iii. 24, n. 1;
reasoned close or wide, iv. 429; v. 17;
rudeness, iii. 81, n. 1;
spirit of contradiction, v. 83, 222;
thinking which side he should take, iii. 24;
wrong side, on the, iii. 23; iv. iii, 429;
see JOHNSON, talk;
Argyll Street, room in, iv. 158, n. 4;
_Armiger_, i. 489; ii. 332, n. i;
art: see PAINTING;
art of making people talk of what they know best, v. 130;
assertions, love of contradicting, i. 410, n. 2; iii. 24, n. 2;
attacked in the streets, ii. 299;
attacks, never but once replied to, i. 314;
enjoyed them, ii. 308, 363; iv. 55;
looked on them as part of his consequence, iv. 422; v. 400, n. 4:
see ATTACKS;
attendance, required the least, ii. 474, n. 3;
iv. 181, n. 1, 340, n. 3; v. 309, n. 2;
Auchinleck, hopes again to see, iv. 156, 264;
auction of his effects, i. 363, n. 3;
austere, but not morose, ii. 122;
author, an, without pen, ink, or paper, i. 350, n. 3;
authors asking his opinion: see AUTHORS;
autobiography, projects his, i. 26, n. 1;
awe, admiration, love, regarded with, v. 272;
awe of him, felt by Aberdeen professors, v. 92;
Lord B----, iv. 116, n. 1;
Englishmen of great eminence, iii. 85;
Fox, iii. 267;
at Mrs. Garrick's, iv. 99;
by Glasgow professors, v. 371;
at Allan Ramsay's, iii. 332;
by Dr. Robertson, v. 371;
by Scotch _literati_, ii. 63;
by a Welsh parson, v. 450, n. 2;
described, by Mdme. D'Arblay, v. 371, n. 2:
see below, JOHNSON, feared;
_Bacon, Life of_, projects a, iii. 194;
ball, goes to a, iv. 159, n. 3;
Baltic, wishes to go up the, ii. 288, n. 3; iii. 134, 454;
bargainer, bad,
_Rasselas_, i. 341;
_Lives of the Poets_, iii. 111, n. 1;
Barry's picture, introduced in, iv. 224, n. 1;
beadle within him, the, iii. 81;
bear, a,
Boswell's bear, ii. 269, n. i; v. 39, n. 4;
dancing bear, ii. 66;
Gibbon's sarcasm, ii. 348:
_He-bear_, iv. 113, n. 2;
'like a word in a catch,' ii. 347;
'nothing of the bear but his skin,' ii. 66;
_Ursa Major_, v. 384;
beats Osborne, the bookseller, i. 154;
'beat many a fellow,' i. 154, n. 2;
belabours his confessor, iv. 281:
belief, angry at attacks on his, iii. 111;
'believes nothing _but_ the Bible,' i. 147, n. 2;
benevolence, iii. 124, 222, 306, 368; iv. 278, 283;
to an outcast woman, iv. 321;
concealed, iv. 325;
Bible, reads the whole, ii. 189, n. 3;
reads the Greek Testament at 160 verses every Sunday, ii. 288;
bigotry, freedom from it, i. 405; ii. 150; iii. 188; iv. 410-1;
instance of it, v. 114, n. 2;
_Biographia Britannica_, asked to edit the, iii. 174;
biography, excellence in, i. 25, 256;
love of it: see BIOGRAPHY;
_Birmingham Journal_, writes for the, i. 85;
birth and rank, respect for, ii. l30, l53, 26l, 328; v. 103, 353;
birth and parentage, i. 34;
birth-day, disliked mention of his, at Ashbourne, iii. 157;
at Dunvegan, v. 222;
escaped from Streatham on it, iii. 398, n. 1;
cheerful entry in 1780, iii. 440;
gave a dinner on it in 1781, iii. 157, n. 3; iv. l35. n. 1;
in 1783, iv. 239, n. 2;
reflected on it, v. 457;
kept at Streatham, iii. 157, n. 3;
bishop, looks like a, v. 363;
bleeding, undergoes, iii. 104, 152, n. 3;
blood, irritability of his, iv. 190;
blushing, iii. 329;
Bolt-court, house--ii. 427;
drawing-room, iii. 316;
kitchen, iii. 461;
prints in his dining-room, iv. 202, n. 1;
silver salvers, iv. 92;
garden, ii. 427, n. 1; iii. 398;
stone-seats, iv. 203;
Boswell in it for the last time, iv. 337:
see JOHNSON, household;
bones, horror at, v. 169, 327;
books, bidding them farewell, iv. 359;
judgment as to their success, iv. 121;
loan of them, iv. 371, n. 2;
runs to them, ii. 365;
tears out their heart, iii. 284;
uses them slovenly, ii. 192:
see BOOKS, and JOHNSON, library;
book-binding, i. 56, n. 2;
booksellers, in a company of, iii. 311;
borrowed small sums, iv. 191;
BOSWELL: see BOSWELL and JOHNSON, letters;
bow to an Archbishop, iv. 198;
_bow-wow_ way, ii. 326, n. 5; v. 18, n. 1;
boxing, conversant in the art of, v. 229, n. 2;
breakfast, i. 243, n. 3; ii. 214, 376; iv. 171;
_in splendour_, iii. 400;
breeding, good, iii. 54, n. 1;
brother, his pretended, v. 295;
'buck, a young English,' v. 184, 261;
buffoonery, incomparable at, ii. 262, n. 2; iii. 24, n. 2;
bull, made a, iv. 322;
Burke content to have rung the bell to him, iv. 26-7;
respect for him, iv. 318;
attacked by him, v. 15, n. 1:
see BURKE;
burlesque, turns a dispute into, iv. 80, n. 4;
business, love of,
Clarendon Press, ii. 441;
Dr. Taylor's law suit, iii. 44, n. 3; 51, n. 3;
Thrale's brewery, iv. 85, n. 2;
calculation, fondness for, i. 72; ii. 288-9, 344; iii. 207;
error in, ib. n. 3;
forgets to use it, iii. 226, n. 4;
'Caliban of literature,' ii. 129, 155, n. 2;
_called_, iv. 94;
candour, iv. 192, 239;
cards, wished he had learnt, iii. 23; v. 404;
careless of documents, v. 364;
caricatured, glad to be, v. 400, n. 4;
cat, Hodge, his, iv. 197;
catalogue of his works: see JOHNSON, works;
cathedrals, had seen most of the, iii. 107, 118, 456;
ceremonies of life, attentive to the, iii. 54, n. 1;
chambers: see JOHNSON, habitations;
Chancellor, Lord, might have been, iii. 310;
character, his,
drawn by himself, iii. 398, n. 3; iv. 45, 168, n. 2, 239;
by Baretti, iii. 429, n. 2;
Boswell, iv. 420, n. 3, 424-30; v. 17-19;
Burney, Miss, ii. 262, n. 2; iii. 440, n. 1; iv. 245, n. 2, 426, n. 2;
Dodd, iii. 140, n. 2;
Hamilton, iv. 420;
Mickle, iv. 250;
Parr, iv. 47, n. 2;
at Ramsay's, iii. 331;
Reynolds: see REYNOLDS, Johnson;
Robertson, iii 331-2;
Taylor, iii. 150;
Towers, iv. 41, n. 1;
like Baker's character of James I, v. 12;
Bayle's of Menage, iv. 428, n. 2;
Boerhaave's, iv. 430, n. 1;
Clarendon's character of Falkland, iv. 428, n. 2;
Dryden's, i. 264, n. 1; iv. 45;
Harington's of Bishop Still, iv. 420, n. 3;
Milton's, i. 97, n. 2, 131, n. 2, 199, n. 3;
Savage's, i. 166, n. 4;
character, said by Baretti to be ignorant of, v. 17, n. 2;
characters, saw a great variety, iii. 20;
drew strong yet nice portraits, ib.;
too much in light and shade, ii. 306;
overcharged, iii. 332;
charity to the poor, iv. 132, 191:
see JOHNSON, Almsgiving;
_Charles of Sweden_, i. 153, n. 4;
chastity in his youth, i. 94;
Savage's example, i. 164; iv. 395-7;
chemistry, love of, i. 140, 436; iii. 398; iv. 237;
chief, would have made a good, v. 136, 143;
child, never wished to have a, iii. 29;
childhood, companions of his, iii. 131;
children, books for, iv. 8, n. 3;
children, love of little, iv. 196;
Christianity, projected work on, v. 89;
church,
attendances due at, i. 67, n. 2; iii. 401;
behaviour in it, ii. 214;
lateness in arriving at it, ii. 476; iii. 302, n. 1, 313, n, 1;
perturbation, without, at it, ii. 476;
some radiations of comfort at it, iii. 17, n. 2, 25, n. l;
reluctance to go to it, i. 67; ii. 142, n. 2, 214, n. 2;
resolutions at it, i. 500;
Church of England, devotion to the, iii. 331; iv. 426; v. 17;
church preferment, offer of, i. 320, 476; ii. 120;
civilized life in the Hebrides, longs for, v. 183;
clergymen should not be taught elocution, iv. 206;
Clerkenwell ale-house, i. 113, n. 1;
climb over a wall at Oxford, proposes to, i. 348;
Club, Literary, attendance, i. 480, n. 2; ii. 136; iii. 106, n. 4;
dislike of some of the members, iii. 106;
One of the founders, i. 477;
coach, on the top of a, i. 477;
cold, indifferent to, v. 306, 345;
colloquial barbarisms, repressed, iii. 196;
comfort, wants every, iv. 270;
common things, well-informed in, iv. 206;
'companion, a tremendous,' iii. 139;
companions of his youth, regrets the, iii. 180, n. 3;
company, loves, i. 144;
obliged to any man who visits him, i. 397;
proud to have his company desired, ii. 375, n. 4;
tries to persuade people to return, i. 490;
complaints, not given to, ii. 67, 357; iii. 3; iv. 116,172, n. 4;
complaisance, i. 82;
compliment, pleased with a, iv. 275; v. 401;
composition,
dictionary-making and poetry compared, v. 47, 418;
fair copies, never wrote, i. 71, n. 3; iii. 62, n. 1; iv. 36, 309;
_Johnsonese_, v. 145, n. 2;
reviewing, iv. 214;
time for it, ii. 119;
verses, counting his, iv. 219;
wrote by fits and starts, iv. 369;
only for money, i. 318, n. 5; iii. 19, n. 3;
not for pleasure, iv. 219;
rapidity, described by Courtenay, iv. 381, n. 1;
shown in his college exercises, i. 71;
_Debates_, i. 504;
_Hermit of Teneriffe_, i. 192, n. 1;
_Idler_, i. 331;
_Life of Savage_, forty-eight pages at a sitting, i. 166; v. 67;
_Ramblers_, i. 203;
_Rasselas_, i. 341;
sermons, v. 67;
translation from the French, iv. 127; v. 67;
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, i. 192; ii. 15;
confidence in his own abilities, i. 186;
conjecture, kept things floating in, iii. 324;
conscience, tenderness of his, i. 152;
consecrated ground, reverence for, v. 62, 170;
constant to those he employed, iv. 319;
Constantinople, wish to go to, iv. 28;
constitution, strength of his, iv. 256, n. 3;
_Construction of Fireworks_, v. 246, n. 1;
contraction of his friends' names, ii. 258; v. 308;
contradiction, actuated by its spirit, iii. 66; v. 387;
exasperated by it, ii. 122;
pleasure in it, in. 24;
conversation, antique statue, like an, iii. 317;
Bacon's precept, in conformity with, iv. 236;
colloquial pleasantry, iv. 428;
contest, a, ii. 450; iv. 111;
described by Hogarth, i. 147, n. 2;
Dr. King, ii. 95, n. 1;
E. Dilly, iii. 110;
Reynolds, iv. 184;
Malone, ib. n. 2;
Miss Burney and Mrs. Thrale, iv. 237, n. 1;
Macaulay, ib.;
Mrs. Piozzi, iv. 346;
Boswell, ib.;
elegant as his writing, ii. 95, n. 2; iv. 236, 428;
essential requisite for it, in want of an, iv. 166;
exact precision, ii. 434;
happiest kind, his view of the, iv. 50;
imaginary victories gained over him, iv. 168, n. 1;
labours when he says a good thing, v. 77;
'literature in it, very little,' v. 307;
'music to hear him speak,' v. 246;
old man in it, nothing of the, iii. 336;
originality, iv. 421, n. 1;
point and imagery, teemed with, iii. 260;
rule to talk his best, i. 204;
'runts, would learn to talk of,' iii. 337;
seldom started a subject, iii. 307, n. 2; iv. 304, n. 4;
stunned people, v. 288;
too strong for the great, iv. 117;
witnesses, without, iii. 81, n. 1;
conviviality in the Hebrides, v. 261;
convulsions in his breast, iii. 397, n. 1;
convulsive starts: see Peculiarities;
cookery, judge of, i. 469; iii. 285;
projected book on it, iii. 285;
copper coins bearing his head, iv. 421, n. 2;
cottage in Boswell's park, would like a, iv. 226;
country life, knowledge of, iii. 450;
mental imprisonment, iv. 338;
pleasure in it, v. 439, n. 2;
courage, anecdotes of his, ii. 298-9;
Court of Justice, in a, ii. 96, 97, n. 1, 98;
_Cowley_, projected edition of, iii. 29;
credulity, iii. 331; iv. 426; v. 17;
critic upon characters and manners, iii. 48;
croaker, no, iv. 381, n. 1;
Cromwell, projected _Life_ of, iv. 235;
curiosity, his, i. 89; iii. 450, 453-8;
about the middle ages, iv. 133;
dance, at a Highland, v. 166;
dancing, iv. 79, 80, n. 2;
dating letters, i. 122, n. 2;
day, mode of spending his, i. 398; ii. 118;
death, dread of, ii. 106; iii. 153, 295; iv. 253, n. 4, 259, 278, 280,
289, 299-300, 366, 394-5. 399-400; v. 380;
no dread of what might occasion, ii. 298;
dying with a grace,' iv. 300, n. 1;
horror of the last, i. 331, n. 7; iii. 153, n. 2;
keeping away the thoughts of, ii. 93; iii. 157;
news of deaths fills him with melancholy, iv. 154;
resigned at the end, iv. 414, n. 2, 416-9;
death, his, Dec. 13, 1784, iv. 417-9;
agitated the public mind, i. 26, n. 2;
produced a chasm, iv. 420;
a kind of era, iv. 421, n. 1;
described by Boswell, iv. 399-419;
David Boswell, iv. 417;
Dr. Burney, iv. 410, n. 1;
Miss Burney, iv. 377, n. 1, 438-9;
Hoole, iv. 399, n. 1, 406, 410, n. 2;
Langton, iv. 407, 418, n. 1;
Nichols, iv. 407-10;
Reynolds, iv. 414, n. 2;
Windham's servant, iv. 418;
spirit of the grammarian, iv. 401;
characteristical manner shows itself, iv. 411;
lines on a spendthrift, iv. 413;
three requests of Reynolds, ib.;
refuses opiates and sustenance, iv. 415;
operates on himself, iv. 399, 415. n. 1, 418, n. 1;
debate, chose the wrong side in a, i. 441;
debts in 1751, i. 238, n. 2, 350, n. 3;
in 1759 and 1760, i. 350, n. 3;
under arrest, i. 303, n. 1;
dedications, skill in, ii. 1; 224-5;
never used them himself, i. 257, n. 2; ii. i, n. 2;
to him, iv. 421, n. 2;
defending a man, mode of, ii. 87;
deference, required, iii. 24, n. 2;
delicacy about his letter to Chesterfield, i. 260, n. 3;
about Beauclerk, iv. 180;
towards a dependent, ii. 155;
depression of mind, i. 297, 358, n. 5;
deserted, very much, iv. 140;
'_deterre_,' i. 129;
dexterity in retort, iv. 185;
Diaries, _Annales_, i. 74, 89, n. 3;
_Diary_, burnt, i. 25, 35, n. 1, 251; iv. 405;
fragments preserved, i. 27, 35. n. 1, 74; iv. 405, n. 2;
v. 53, 427, n. 1;
Boswell, seen by, i. 251, n. 3; iv. 405;
left in his house, v. 53;
'Dictionary Johnson,' i. 385;
_Dictionary_, cites himself in his, iv. 4, n. 3:
see also under _Dictionary_;
_Dies irae_, reciting the, iii. 358, n. 3;
diffidence, i. 153;
Dignity, 'a blunt dignity about him,' i. 461, n. 4;
of character, i. 131, 264, n. 1; ii. 118; v. 103;
of literature, iii. 310;
dinners, 'dinner to ask a man to,' i. 470;
house, at his own, ii. 215, 360, 375, 427, n. 1; iii. 241;
iv. 92, 210;
to members of the Ivy Lane Club, iv. 436;
'huffed his wife' about, i. 239, n. 2;
on the way to Oxford, iv. 284;
one in Devonshire, i. 379, n. 2;
at the Pine Apple, i. 103;
talked about them more than he thought, i. 469, n. 2;
thought on them with earnestness, i. 467, n. 2; v. 342, n. 2:
see under DINNERS, and JOHNSON, eating;
discrimination, fond of, ii. 306; iii. 282;
disorderly habits, i. 482, n. 2; iv. 110;
dissenters and snails, ii. 268, n, 2;
distilling, iv. 9;
distressed by poverty, i. 73, 77, 121, 123, n. 2, 133, 137, 163,
238, n. 2, 303, 350, 488;
Doctor of Laws of Dublin, i. 488;
Oxford, ii. 318, n. 1, 331-3;
did not use the title, i. 488, n. 3; ii. 332, n. 1; iv. 79, n. 3,
268; v. 37, n. 2;
dogs, separated two: see JOHNSON, fear;
_Domine_, title of, i. 488, n. 3;
'an auld dominie,' v. 382, n. 2;
dramatic power, i. 506: see JOHNSON, tragedy-writer;
draughts, played at, i. 317; ii. 444;
dress, described by Beauclerk, ii. 406;
Boswell, i. 396; v. 18;
Colman, iii. 54, n. 2;
Cumberland, iii. 325, n. 3;
Foote, ii. 403;
Langton, i. 247;
Miss Reynolds, i. 246, n. 2, 328, n. 1;
improved, iii. 325;
on his tour in Scotland, v. 19;
Boswell suggests for him velvet and embroidery, ii. 475;
Court mourning, at a, iv. 325;
dramatic author, as a, i. 200; v. 364;
when visiting Goldsmith, i. 366, n. 1;
in Paris, ii. 403, n. 5;
dropsy, sudden relief from, iv. 271-2;
operated on himself for it: see above, under death;
Easter meetings with Boswell, iv. 148, n. 2;
Easter-day, his placidity on it, iii. 25;
resolutions on it, i. 483, 487; ii. 189, n. 3; iii. 99;
East-Indian affairs, had never considered, ii. 294;
eating, dislikes being asked twice to eat anything, v. 264;
love of good eating, i. 467; iii. 69;
at Monboddo's table, v. 81;
mode, i. 267, 468, 470, n. 2; v. 206;
unaffected by kinds of food, iii. 305;
voracious, iv. 72, 330; v. 20;
enemies, wonders why he has, iv. 168;
envy, candid avowal of, iii 271, n. 2;
possible envy of Burke, iii. 310, n. 4;
epitaphs, his, iv. 424, ib., n. 2, 443-5;
on his wife, i. 241, n. 2; iv. 351-2;
on his parents and brothers, iv. 393;
Essex Head Club, founds the, iv. 253-5, 275, 436-8;
etymologist, a bad, i. 186, n. 5;
evidence, a sifter of, i. 406; v. 388;
evil spirit, the, affects Johnson politically, v. 36, n. 3;
exaggeration, hatred of: see EXAGGERATION;
excellence described by Mrs. Piozzi, ii. 263, n. 6;
executor, Porter's, i. 95, n. 3;
Thrale's, iv. 86;
exhibited, refused to be, ii. 120;
expedition, eager for an, iii. 131, 134;
experiments, minute, iii. 398, n. 3;
eyes: see Sight;
fable, sketch of a, ii. 232;
'Faith in some proportion to fear,' iv. 299, n. 3;
fancy, fecundity of, iii. 317;
Fasting, ii. 214, n. 1, 352, 435, 476; iii. 24, 300; iv. 203, 397;
fasted two days, i. 469; iii. 306; v. 284;
fear, a stranger to, ii. 298, n. 4;
separated two dogs, ii. 299; v. 329;
never afraid of any man, iv. 327, n. 4;
afraid to walk on the roof of the Observatory, ii. 389;
feared at College, iii. 303;
at Brighton, iv. 159, n. 3;
by Langton, iv. 295: see above, JOHNSON, awe;
Fearing in _Pilgrim's Progress_, like, ii. 298, n. 4; iv. 417, n. 2;
female charms, sensible to, i. 92;
female dress, critical of, i. 41;
feudal notions, iii. 177;
fictions, projected work on, iv. 236;
fields, wishes to see the, iii. 435, n. 3, 441-2;
flattery, somewhat susceptible of, iv. 427; v. 17, 440, n. 2;
_foenum habet in cornu_, ii. 79;
Foote describes him in Paris, ii. 403;
foreigners, prejudice against, i. 129; iv. 15;
described by Baretti and Reynolds, ib. n. 3, 169, n. 1;
Boswell, v. 20:
forgiving disposition, ii. 270; iv. 349, n. 2;
shown to one who exceeded in wine, ii. 436; iv. 110; v. 259, n. 1;
fortitude, iv. 240, 3 4;
fox-hunting, i. 446, n. 1; v. 253;
France, tour to, ii. 384-404;
diary, ii. 389-401;
would not publish it, iii. 301;
French, knowledge of, i. 115; ii. 81-2, 208, n. 2, 385, 404;
writes a French letter, ii. 404;
fretful, iv. 170, 173, 283;
friends, list of, in 1752, i. 241;
friend, a most active, iv. 344;
_frisk_, his, i. 250;
frolic, his bitterness mistaken for, i. 73; iv. 304;
fruit, love of, iv. 353; v. 455, n. 3;
funeral, iv. 419, 439;
Garagantua, iii. 255;
garret in Gough Square, i. 328;
Garrick's success, moved by, i. 167, 216, n. 2; ii. 69;
gay and good-humoured, iii. 440, n. 1; iv. 101, n. 1;
'infinitely agreeable,' iv. 305, n. 1;
bland and gay, v. 398;
gay circles of life, pleased at mixing in the, ii. 321, 349;
_Gelaleddin_, describes himself in, iv. 195, n. 1;
general censure, dislikes, iv. 313;
_genius_, always in extremes, i. 468, n. 4; iii. 307, n. 2;
_Gentleman's Magazine_: see _Gentleman's Magazine_;
gentleness, iv. 101, n. 1, 183, n. 2;
want of it, v. 288;
gentlewoman in liquor, helps a, ii. 434;
gesticulating, averse to, iv. 322;
gestures, see JOHNSON, peculiarities;
ghost, like a, i. 6, n. 2; iii. 307; v. 73;
ghosts: see GHOSTS;
'Giant in his den,' i. 396;
gloomy cast of thought, i. 180;
God, love predominated over by fear of, iii. 339;
'saw God in clouds,' iii. 98;
Goldsmith, contests with, ii. 231;
envy, i. 414, n. 4;
_Haunch of Venison_, mentioned in, iii. 225, n. 2;
proposal to review a work by, v. 274:
see GOLDSMITH;
Good Friday, would not look at a proof on, iii. 313:
see JOHNSON, fasting;
good-humour, iv. 245, n. 2; v. 132, 139;
'good-humoured fellow,' ii. 362; iii. 78;
goodnatured, but not good-humoured, ii. 362;
good in others seen by him, i. 161, n. 2;
good things of this life, loved the, iii. 310, n. 4;
good sayings, forgets his, iv. 179;
Gordon Riots, iii. 428-30;
gout due to abstinence, i. 103, n. 3:
see JOHNSON, health;
gown, Master of Arts, i. 347;
graces, valued the, iii. 54;
grandfather, could hardly tell who was his, ii. 261;
gratitude, i. 487;
grave, request about it, iv. 393, n. 3;
in Westminster Abbey, iv. 419;
close to Macpherson's, ii. 298, n. 2;
great, never courted the, iii. 189; iv. 116;
not courted by them, iv. 117, 326;
'greatest man in England next to Lord Mansfield,' ii. 336; v. 96;
Greek, knowledge of, i. 57, 70; iii. 90; iv. 8, n. 3, 384-5;
v. 458, n. 5;
_Greek Testament_, his large folio, ii. 189;
Green Room, in the, i. 201; iv. 7;
grief, bearing, iii. 136, n. 2, 137, n. 1;
Grosvenor Square, apartment in, iv. 72, n. 1;
gun, rashness in firing a, ii. 299;
habitations, list of his, i. 111; iii. 405-6;
Hampton Court, applies for a residence in, iii. 34, n. 4;
happier in his later years, i. 299; iv. 1, n. 1;
happiness not found in this world, iv. 162, n. 2:
see HAPPINESS;
hasty, iii. 80-1;
health, consults Scotch physicians, iv. 261-4;
seldom a single day of ease, iv. 147;
1729, hypochondria, i. 63;
1755, sickness, i. 305;
1765-6, severe attack of hypochondria, i. 483, 487, 520-2;
which left a weakness in his knee, v. 318, 446;
1767, hypochondria, relieved by abstinence, ii. 44, n. 2;
1768, hypochondria, ii. 45;
severe illness at Oxford, ii. 46, n. 3;
1770, rheumatism and spasms, ii. 115, n. 2;
1771, better, ii. 142, n. 2;
1773, fever, ii. 263;
mention of a dreadful illness, ii. 281;
better in Scotland, v. 45, n. 3, 405, n. 1;
1774, illness, ii. 272;
1776, gout, iii. 82, 89;
1777, hypochondria, iii. 98;
illness, iii. 210;
1779, better, iii. 397;
1780, better, iii. 435, 442; iv. 1, n. 1;
1781, better, iv. 101, n. 1;
1782, illness, iv. 141, 142, 144, 149;
1783, illness, iv. 163;
palsy, iv. 227, 401, n. 2;
threatened with an operation, iv. 239;
gout, 241;
1783-4, asthma and dropsy, iv. 255, 256, n. 1, 259;
sudden relief, 261, 271-2;
confined 129 days, iv. 270, n. 1;
projected wintering in Italy, iv. 326;
his letters about his last illness, iv. 353-69;
_Aegri Ephemeris_, iv. 381: see JOHNSON, melancholy;
_heard_, pronunciation of, iii. 197;
hearth-broom, his, iv. 134;
Hebrides, first talk of visiting the, i. 450; ii. 291; v. 286;
proposed tour, ii. 51, 201, 232, 264; v. 13-4;
leaves London, ii. 265; v. 21;
returns, ii. 268;
account of the tour, ii. 266-7; v. 1-425;
described in a letter to Taylor, v. 405, n. 1;
acquisition of ideas, iv. 199;
and of images, v. 405;
hardships and dangers, v. 127, 283, n. 1, 313, n. 1, 392;
uncommon spirit shown, v. 368;
pleasantest journey he ever made, iii. 93; v. 405;
pleasure in talking it over, iii. 131, 196;
a 'frolic,' iv. 136;
no wish to go again, iv. 199;
received like princes, v. 317;
'roving among the Hebrides at sixty,' v. 278;
box of curiosities from them, ii. 269-70:
see _Journey to the Hebrides_, and SCOTLAND;
Hercules, compared by Boswell to, ii. 260;
Hervey, story of his ingratitude to, iii. 195, 209-11;
_high_, his use of, iii. 118, n. 3;
Highlander, shows the spirit of a, v. 324;
hilarity, i. 73, 191, n. 5, 255, n. 1; ii. 261-2, 378;
history, little regard for: see HISTORY;
holds up his head as high as he can, iv. 256;
home uncomfortable by jarrings, iii. 368:
see JOHNSON, household;
honest man, v. 264, 309;
house at Lichfield: see LICHFIELD;
for his habitations, see JOHNSON, habitations;
household, account of it, i. 232, n. 1; iii. 461-2; iv. 169, n. 3;
'much malignity' in it, iii. 417, 461;
losses by death, iv. 140;
melancholy, iv. 142;
more peace, iv. 233, n. 1;
solitude, i. 232, n. 1; iv. 235, n. 1, 239, 241, 249, 253, n. 4,
255, 270;
housekeeping, left off, i. 326, 350, n. 3;
resumed it, ii. 4;
hug, gives one a forcible, ii. 231;
humility, iii. 380, n. 3; iv. 410, 427;
humour, ii. 262, n. 2; iii. 244, n. 2; iv. 428; v. 17, 20;
hungry only once in his life, i. 469;
hypochondria: see JOHNSON, health;
hypocrisy, not suspicious of, i. 418, n. 3; iii. 444;
Iceland, projected voyage to, i. 242; iv. 358, n. 2;
idleness in boyhood, i. 48;
at College, i. 70;
'Desidiae valedixi,' i. 74;
in writing the _Plan_, i. 183;
'_Idle Apprentice_ i. 250;
in Inner Temple lane, i. 350, n. 3;
'idle fellow all my life,' i. 465;
idleness in 1760, i. 353;
in 1761, i. 358;
in 1763, i. 398;
in 1764, i. 482;
in 1767, ii. 44;
in his latter years, i. 372, n. 1;
claim upon him for more writings, i. 398; ii. 15, 35, 441;
idleness exaggerated by himself, i. 446; ii. 263, 271:
see JOHNSON, indolence;
ignorance, covered his, v. 124, n. 4;
illness: see JOHNSON, health;
imitations of him often caricatures, ii. 326, n. 5;
'Imlac,' iii. 6;
_Impransus_, i. 137;
incredulity as to particular extraordinary facts, ii. 247; iii. 188;
v. 331;
'_incredulus odi_,' iii. 229;
independence, always asserted his, i. 443;
indolence, his,
described by Hawkins, iii. 98, n. 1;
by Murphy, i. 307, n. 2;
'inclination to do nothing,' i. 463;
justification of it, ii. 15, n. 2;
time of danger, i. 268, n. 4;
influence, loves, v. 136;
inheritance from his father, i. 80;
intoxicated, i. 94, 103, n. 3, 379, n. 2;
used to slink home, iii. 389;
'_invictum animum Catonis_,' iv. 374;
_Irene_: see _Irene_;
_Island Isa_, v. 250;
Islington, for change of air, goes to, iv. 271;
Italian, knowledge of, i. 115, 156;
mentions _Ariosto_, i. 278; v. 368, n. 1;
_Dante_, ii. 238;
purposes vigorous study, iii. 90; iv. 135;
reads Casa and Castiglione, v. 276;
_Il Palmerino d'Inghilterra_, iii. 2;
Petrarch, iv. 374, n. 5;
Tasso, iii. 330;
Italy, projected book on, iii. 19;
projected tour to, ii. 423, 424, 428;
tour given up, iii. 6, 18, 27;
eagerness to go, iii. 19, 28, 36, 456-8; v. 229;
projected wintering there, iv. 326-8, 336, 338, 348-50;
Jacobite tendencies, i. 43, 176; ii. 27, 220; iii. 162; iv. 314;
never ardent in the cause, i. 176, n. 2, 429;
never in a nonjuring meeting-house, iv. 288;
James's _Medicinal Dictionary_, i. 159;
_Jean Bull philosophe_, i. 467;
John Bull, a, v. 20;
'Johnson's grimly ghost,' iv. 229, n. 4;
Johnson's Court, house in, ii. 5;
furniture, ib. n. 1, 376;
_Johnston_, often called in Scotland, iii. 106, n. 1; v. 341;
journal, attempt to keep a, i. 433, n. 2; ii. 217;
_Journey to the Western Islands_, see _Journey to the Western Islands_;
killing sometimes no murder in a state of nature, v. 87-8;
kindness, Boswell, to, i. 410;
Burney's testimony, i. 410, n. 2; iii. 24, n, 2;
Goldsmith's testimony, i. 417;
features, shown in his, ii. 141, n. 2;
poor schoolfellow, to his, ii. 463;
servants, to, iv. 197;
small matters, in, iv. 201, 344;
unthankful, to the, i. 84; iii. 368, 462;
King's evil, touched for the, i. 42;
kings, ridicules, i. 333;
kitchen, his, ii. 215, n. 4; iii. 461;
knee, takes a young Methodist on his, ii. 120;
a Highland beauty, v. 261;
knotting, tried, iii. 242; iv. 284;
knowledge, at the age of eighteen, i. 445;
exact, iii. 319;
varied, iii. 22; iv. 427; v. 215, 246, 263;
'laboured,' iii. 260, n. 3; v. 77;
ladies, could be very agreeable to, iv. 73;
Langton's devotion to him in his illness, iv. 266, n. 3;
will, ridicules, ii. 261;
language, delicate in it, iii. 303; iv. 442;
suits his to a 'blackguard boy,' iv. 184;
zeal for it, ii. 28;
large, love of the, v. 442, n. 4;
late hours, love of, ii. 407; iii. 1, n. 2, 205;
Latin,
knowledge of, i. 45, 61, 62;
testified to by De Quincey, i. 272, n. 3;
by Dr. Parr, iv. 385, n. 3;
colloquial, ii. 125, 404, 406;
misquotes Horace, iv. 356, n. 2;
modern Latin poetry, loves, i. 90, n. 2;
verse, translates Greek epigrams into Latin, iv. 384;
laugh, his, described, ii. 262, n. 2;
hearty, ii. 378; like a rhinoceros, ib.;
over small matters, ii. 261; v. 249;
resounds from Temple Bar to Fleet Ditch, ii. 262;
'laughter, shakes, out of you,' ii. 231;
law, knowledge of, iii. 22;
lawyer, seeks to become a, i. 134;
would have excelled, ib.;
had not money, v. 35;
laxity of talk, i. 476; ii. 735 iv. 211, n. 4; v. 352;
laziness, trying to cure his, v. 231;
lectured by Mrs. Thrale, iv. 65, n. 1;
lemonade, his, v. 22, 72;
letterwriting an effort, i. 473;
letters may be published after his death, ii. 60; iii. 276;
puts as little as possible into them, iv. 102;
_returns not answers_, ii. 2, n. 3, 279; iii. 209;
studied endings, v. 238, n. 6;
publication by Mrs. Piozzi:
See under Mrs. Thrale, Johnson,
letters;--to
Allen, Edmund, iv. 228;
Argyle, Duke of, v. 363;
Astle, Thomas, iv. 133;
Bagshaw,
Rev. T., ii. 258; iv. 351;
Banks, Joseph, ii. 144;
Barber, Francis, ii. 62, 115, 116; iv. 239, n. 2;
Baretti, i. 361, 369, 380;
Barry, James, iv. 202;
B--d, Mr., ii. 207;
Beattie, Dr., iii. 434;
Birch, Dr., i. 160, 226;
Boothby, Miss, i. 83, n. 2, 305, n. 2; iv. 57, n. 3;
Boswell, James, i. 473; ii. 3, 20, 58, 70, 110, 140, 145, 201, 204,
264-6, 268, 271-3, 274, 276-7, 278, 279, 284, 287, 288, 290,292, 294,
296, 307, 309, 379, 381-4, 387, 411, 412, 415-424; iii. 44, 86, 88, 93,
94, 104, 105, 108, 120, 124, 127, 130-2, 135, 210, 214, 215, 277, 362,
368, 372, 391, 395, 396, 413, 416, 420, 435, 441; iv. 71, 136, 145, n. 2,
148, 151, 153, 154-6, 163, 231, 241, 248, 259, 261, 262,
264-5, 348, 351, 378-9, 380:
for Boswell's letters to Johnson, See BOSWELL;
Boswell, Mrs., iii. 85, 129; iv. 156;
Boufflers, Mme, de, ii. 405;
Brocklesby, Dr., iv. 234, 353-9;
Burney, Dr., i. 286, 323, 327, 500; iv. 239, 360-1, 377;
Bute, Earl of, i. 376, 380;
Cave, Edward, i. 91, 107, 120-3, 136-8, I55-7;
Chamberlain, the Lord, iii. 34, n. 4;
Chambers, R., i. 274;
Chapone, Mrs., iv. 247;
Chesterfield, Earl of, i. 261;
fictitious one, a, i. 238, n. 3;
Clark, Alderman, iv. 258;
clergyman at Bath, iv. 150;
clergyman, young, iii. 436;
Cruikshank,----, iv. 365;
Davies, Thomas, iv. 231, 365;
Dilly, Charles, iii. 394; iv. 257;
Dilly, Edward, iii. 126
(really written to W. Sharp, ib., n. 1);
Dodd, Dr., iii. 145, 147;
Drummond, William, ii. 27-31;
Edwards, Dr., iii. 367;
Elibank, Lord, v. 182;
Elphinstone, James, i. 210-2, 236, n. 3; iii. 364, n. 2;
Farmer, Dr., to, ii. 114; iii. 427;
_General Advertiser_, i. 227;
_Gentl. Mag_. about Savage, i. 164;
Goldsmith, ii. 235, n. 2;
Green, the Lichfield apothecary, iv. 393;
Grenville, George, i. 376, n. 2;
about Gwynn the architect, v. 454, n. 2;
Hamilton, W. G., iv. 245, 363;
Hawkins, Sir John, iv. 435;
Hastings, Warren, iv. 66, 68-70;
Hector, Edmund, i. 64, n. 1; 87, n. 1, 189, n. 2, 340, n. 1,
370, n. 5; ii. 460, n. 3; iv. 145, n. 2, 146-7, 378;
Heely, ----, iv. 371;
Hickman, ----, i. 78, n. 2;
Hoole, John, ii. 289; iv. 359-60;
Humphry, Ozias, iv. 268-9;
Hussey, Rev. John, iii. 369;
Jenkinson, Charles (first Earl of Liverpool), iii. 145;
Johnson, Mrs., his mother, i. 512, 513,514;
Kearsley, ----, i. 214, n. 1;
Lady, a, asking for a recommendation, i. 368;
Langton, Bennet, i. 288, 324, 337, 338, 357; ii. 16, 17, 45, 135, 142,
146, 280, 361, 379; iii. 124, 365; iv. 132, 145, 240, 276-8, 352, 361;
Langton, Miss Jane, iv. 271;
Lawrence, Dr., ii. 296; iii. 419; iv. 137;
Latin letter, iv. 143;
Lawrence, Miss, iv. 144, n. 3;
Leland, Dr., i. 489, 518; ii. 2, n. 1;
Levett, ----, of Lichfield, i. 160;
Levett, Robert, ii. 282, 385; iii. 92;
Macleod, Laird of, v. 266, n. 2;
Macpherson, James, ii. 298;
Malone, E., iv. 141;
Montague, Mrs., i. 232, n. 1; iii. 223, n. 1; iv. 239, n. 4;
Mudge, Dr., iv. 240;
Nichols, John, iv. 36, n. 4, 58, 160, 161, 163, n. 1, 369;
Nicol, George, iv. 365;
O'Connor, Charles, i. 321; iii. 111;
Paradise, John, iv. 364;
Parr, Dr., iv. 15, n. 5;
Perkins, ----, ii. 286; iv. 118, 153, 257, 363;
Porter, Miss, i. 212, n. 1, 346, n. 1, 513-6; ii. 387-8; iii.
393; iv. 89, 142-3, 145, n. 2, 203, 232, 256, 261, 394;
Portmore, Lord, iv. 268, n. 1;
Rasay, Laird of, v. 412;
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, i. 486; ii. 141, 144; iii. 81, 82, 90; iv.
133, 161, 201, 219, 227, 253, 283, 348-9; 366-8;
Richardson, Samuel, i. 303, n. 1; ii. 175, n. 1;
Ryland, ----, iv. 352, n. 3, 357, n. 3, 369, n. 3;
Sastres, iv. 368, n. 1, 374, n. 5;
Sharp, V., iii. 126, n. 1;
Simpson, Joseph, i. 346;
Smart, Mrs., iii. 454; iv. 358, n. 2;
Staunton, Dr., i. 367;
Steevens, George, ii. 273; iii. 100;
Strahan, W., iii. 364;
Strahan, Mrs., iv. 100, 140;
Taylor, Dr., i. 80, n. 1, 83, n. 2, 103, n. 3. 153. n. 4, 238,
472, n. 4; ii. 74, n. 3, 202, n. 2, 256, n. 1, 264, n. 1, 324, n. 1,
336, n. 1, 387, n. 2, 468, n. 2; iii. 120, n. 2, 136, n. 2, 180,
n. 3, 326, n. 5, 397, n. 2; iv. 139. n. 4, 151, n. 1, 155, n. 4,
162, n. 2, 165, n. 1, 191, n. 4, 213, n. 1, 228, 249, n. 2, 260, n. 2,
270, 409, n. 1, 443; v. 52, n. 6, 217, n. 1, 226, n. 2, 405, n. 1;
Thrale, Mrs., iii. 134, n. 1, 423, 428; iv. 229, 242, 245;
See THRALE, Mrs.;
Thrale, Miss, iv. 245;
Thurlow, Lord Chancellor, iv. 349; v. 364, n. 1;
Vice-Chancellors of Oxford, i. 282; ii. 333;
Vyse, Rev. Dr., iii. 125;
Warton, Dr. Joseph, i. 253, 276, n. 2, 496, n. 2; ii. 115;
Warton, Rev. Thomas, i. 270, 275-280, 282-284, 289-291, 322, 335, 336;
ii. 67, 114;
Welch, Saunders, iii. 217;
Wesley, John, iii. 394; v. 35, n. 3;
Westcote, Lord, iv. 57, n. 1;
Wetherell, Rev. Dr., ii. 424;
Wheeler, Dr., iii. 366;
White, Rev. Mr., ii. 207;
Wilkes, John, iv. 224, n. 2;
Wilson, Rev. Mr., iv. 162;
Windham, Right Hon. William, iv. 227, 362;
letters to Johnson
from Argyle, Duke of, v. 363;
Bellamy, Mrs., iv. 244, n. 2;
Birch, Dr., i. 285;
Boswell, Mrs., iv. 157;
Croft, Rev., H., iv. 59, n. 1;
Dodd, Dr., iii. 147;
Elibank, Lord, v. 182;
Thrale, Mrs., iii. 421;
Thurlow, Lord, iii. 441;
levee, i. 247, 307, n. 2; ii. 5, n. 1, 118;
in Edinburgh, v. 395;
liberality, i. 488; iii. 222;
liberty,
love of, i. 310, 311, 321, n. 1, 424; ii. 60, n. 3, 61, 118, 170;
contempt of popular liberty, ii. 60, 170;
of liberty of election, ii. 167, 340;
library,
described by Hawkins, i. 188, n. 3;
by Boswell, i. 435;
Johnson puts his books in order, iii. 7, 67;
sale by auction, iv. 402, n. 2;
Lichfield play-house, in the, ii. 299;
_lie_, use of the word, iv. 49;
life, balance of misery in it, iv. 300-304;
dark views of it, iv. 300, n. 2, 427;
more to be endured than enjoyed, ii. 124;
struggles hard for it, iv. 360;
would give one of his legs for a year of it, iv. 409;
operates on himself, iv. 418, n. 1;
light and airy, growing, iii. 415, n. 2;
literary career in 1745-6, almost suspended, i. 176;
Literary Club: see CLUBS and JOHNSON, club;
literary reputation, estimated by Goldsmith, ii. 233;
_Lives of the Poets_, proof of his vigour, iii. 98, n. 1;
effect on his mind, iv. n. 1: see _Lives of the Poets_;
London life, knowledge of, iii. 450;
'permanent London object,' v. 347: see LONDON;
Lords, did not quote the authority of, iv. 183: see JOHNSON, great;
lost five guineas by hiding them, iv. 21;
love, in love with Olivia Lloyd, i. 92;
Hector's sister, ii. 460;
Mrs. Emmet, ii. 464;
_love_, Garrick sends him his, v. 350;
low life, cannot bear, v. 307;
_Lusiad_, projected translation of the, iv. 251;
machinery, knowledge of, ii. 459, n. 1;
madness, dreaded, i. 66;
melancholy, confounded it with, iii. 175;
'mad, at least not sober,' i. 35, 65; v. 215;
often near it, i. 276, n. 2; iii. 99;
majestic, v. 135;
mankind, describes the general hostility of, iii. 236, n. 4;
mankind less just and more beneficent, iii. 236;
less expected of them, iv. 239;
manners, disgusted with coarse, v. 307;
total inattention to established manners, v. 70;
his roughness, ii. 13. 66, 376;
in contradicting, iv. 280;
only external, ii. 362; iii. 80-81;
partly due to his truthfulness, iv. 221, n. 2;
rough as winter and mild as summer, iv. 396, n. 3;
had been an advantage, iv. 295;
Mickle never had a rough word, iv. 250;
Malone never heard a severe thing from him, iv. 341;
Miss Burney's account, iv. 426, n. 2;
Macleods of Dunvegan Castle delighted with him, v. 208, n. 1;
softened, iv. 65, n. 1, 220, n. 3;
marriage, i. 95;
Master of Arts degree, i. 132, 275, 278, n. 2, 279-283;
medicine, knowledge of: see JOHNSON, physic;
melancholy, confounds it with madness, iii. 175;
constitutional, v. 17;
exaggerated by Boswell, ii. 262, n. 2;
inherited 'a vile melancholy,' i. 35;
'morbid melancholy,' i. 63, 343;
proposes to write the history of it, ii. 45, n. 1;
remedies against it, i. 446:
see JOHNSON, health;
memory, extraordinary, early instances, i. 39, 48;
shown in remembering, Ariosto, v. 368, n. 1;
Bet Flint's verses, iv. 103, n. 2;
Greek hymns, iii. 318, n. 1;
Hay's _Martial_, v. 368;
letter to Chesterfield, i. 263, n. 2;
Rowe's plays, iv. 36, n. 3;
verses on the Duke of Leed's marriage, iv. 14;
complains of its failure, iii. 191, n. 1;
men as they are, took, iii. 282;
men and women, his subjects of inquiry, v. 439, n. 2;
mental faculties, tests his, iv. 21;
metaphysics, fond of, i. 70;
withheld from their study, v. 109, n. 3;
method, want of, iii. 94;
'Methodist in a dignified manner,' i. 458, n. 3;
military matters, interest in, iii. 361;
militia, drawn for the, iv. 319;
mill, compared to a, v. 265;
mimicry, hatred of gesticular, ii. 326, n. 3;
mind, his
means of quieting it, i. 317;
ready for use, i. 204; ii. 365, n. 1; iv. 428, 445;
strained by work, i. 268, n. 4; 372, n. 1;
moderation in his character, absence of, iv. 72;
in wine, difficult, ii. 435: see JOHNSON, abstinence;
modesty, iii. 81;
monument in St. Paul's, i. 226, n. 1; iv. 423;
subscription for it, ib., n. 1 and 3;
epitaph, iv. 424, 444-6;
mother, his
death, i. 331, n. 4, 339, 512-15; ii. 124;
debt, takes upon himself her, i. 160;
dreads to lose her, i. 212, n. 1;
letters, burns her, iv. 405, n. 1;
wishes to see her, i. 288;
music,
account of his feelings towards it, ii. 409, n. 1;
affected by it, iii. 197; iv. 22;
bagpipe, listens to the, v. 315;
flageolet, bought a, iii. 242;
had he learnt it would have done nothing else, iii. 242; v. 315;
insensible to its power, iii. 197;
talks slightingly of it, ii. 409;
wishes to learn the scale, ii. 263, n. 4;
would be glad to have a new sense given him, ii. 409;
musing, habit of, v. 73, n. 1;
name, his, fraudulently used, v. 295;
nature, affected by, iii. 455;
description of a Highland valley, v. 141, n. 2;
of various country scenes, v. 439, n. 2;
neglect, dread of, iv. 137, n. 2;
would not brook it, ii. 118;
neglected at Brighton in 1782, iv. 159, n. 3;
negligence in correcting errors, iii. 359, n. 2; iv. 51, n. 2;
newspapers, accustomed to think little of them, iv. 150;
constantly mentioned in them, iv. l27;
'maintained' them, ii. 17;
reads the _London Chronicle_, ii. 103;
nice observer of behaviour, iii. 54;
night-cap, did not wear a, v. 268, 306;
nights, restless, ii. 143, 202, n. 2, 215, n. 2; iii. 92, 99, n. 4,
109, n. 1, 218, 363, 369;
when sleepless translated Greek into Latin verse, iv. 384;
_nil admirari_, much of the, v. 111;
notions, his, enlarged, v. 442;
_Novum Museum_, ii. 17, n. 3;
'O brave we!' v. 360;
oak-sticks for Foote and Macpherson, ii. 299, 300, n. 1;
for his Scotch tour, v. 19, 82;
lost, v. 318;
oath, his pardon asked by Murphy for repeating an, iii. 41;
obligation, drawn into a state of, iii. 345, n. 1;
impatient of them, i. 246, n. 1;
obstinacy in supporting opinions, i. 293, n. 2;
'Oddity,' iii. 209;
offend, attentive not to, iii. 54, n. 1;
'oil of vitriol,' his, v. 15, n. 1;
old, never liked to think of being, iii. 302, 307;
old man in his talk, nothing of the, iii. 336;
oracle, a kind of public, ii. 118;
orange-peel, use of, ii. 330;
oratorio, at an, ii. 324, 72. 3;
original writer, ii. 35;
Oxford undergraduate, an, i. 58;
pain, courage in bearing, iv. 240;
easily supports it, i. 157, n. 1, 215;
never totally free from it, i. 64, n. 1;
operates on himself, iv. 399;
painting,
account of his feelings towards it, i. 363, n. 3;
allegorical, historical, and portrait painting, compares, i. 363, 72;
v. 219, n. 3;
Barry's pictures, praises, iv. 224;
Exhibition, despises the, i. 363;
laughs at talk about it, ii. 400, n. 3;
prints, a buyer of, i. 363, n. 3; iv. 202, n. 1, 265;
sale of his, i. 363, n. 3;
Thrale's copper, asks Reynolds to paint, i. 363, n. 3;
_Treatise on Painting_, reads a, i. 128, n. 2;
palsy, struck with, iv. 168, n. 2, 227-33;
pamphlets written against him, iv. 127;
papers, burns his, i. 108; iii. 30, n. 1 iv. 405, 406, n. 1;
papers, not to be burnt, ii. 420;
Papist, if he could would be a, iv. 289;
pardon, once begs, iv. 49, n. 3;
Parliament, attacked and defended in it, iv. 318, n. 3;
eulogised in it by Burke, iv. 407, n. 3;
attempts made to bring him into it, ii. 137-139;
projects an historical account of it, i. 155;

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