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---- Charles George, 73 n.
_Persecuting Bishops_, 88 n., 91,195, 207.
Persecution, Religious, 117 seq., 200.
_Peter Plymley's Letters_, 43, 44, 45-76, 195, 197.
Petre, Catholic family, 117.
_Peveril of the Peak_ (Scott), 209.
Philips, Sir George, 34 n., 88, 89.
Phillips, J.S.R., 110.
Philosophy, Moral, Lectures on, 31, 33seq., 216 n.
_Pirate, The_ (Scott), 208.
Pitt, 7n 22, 40, 41, 50, 51, 75, 106.
Plato, 35.
Playfair, John, 17, 25.
Pluralities, Church, 77 seq.
"Pocket Boroughs," 137 seq.
_Poetical Medicine Chest, The_, 83.
Pope, 207.
_Praeterita_ (Ruskin), 210,
Preaching, 19seq.
Prebends, confiscation of, 164, 168, seq.
_Provincial Letters_ (Pascal), 76,
Puseyites, 222-3.
Pybus, John, 22.

Q

_Quarterly Review_, 139, 224 n.

R
Raikes, Robert, 15.
Railways, Mismanagement of, 189, 190,
_Records of the Creation_ (Bishop of
Chester), 90.
Redesdale, Lord, 56.
Reform Bill, 136 seq., 147-149, 199.
Reform, Speech on, 139 seq., 142-144.
Reid, Mr. Stuart, 16, 83, 86, 111, 198, 209 n.
---- (philosopher), 34.
Religion in England, 222 n.
Retaliation, Policy of, 62, 72.
Revolution of 1688, 53, 54, 117.
---- French, 135, 201.
Riots, Bristol, 202.
Rogers, Samuel, 29, 87, 160
Romilly, Sir Samuel, 29.
Rose, Mr., 63.
Rousseau, 80.
Ruskin, 210.
Russell, Lord John, 42, 123, 138, 140, 167, 172.
_Life of_ (Walpole), 62n.

S

Sadler, Michael Thomas, 139.
Salaries, Bishops', 172.
Scarlett, James (Lord Abinger), 29.
Schools, Public, 3, 5seq., 10, 131n.
Scotch, The, 28, 54.
Scott, 18, 208, 209.
Selwyn, George Augustus, 189.
Seneca, 176.
Sermons, extracts from, 20, 21, 96, 97-105, 220, 224-5.
Sevigne, Madame de, 208.
Seymour, Lord, 19.
Shakespeare, 207.
Sharp, "Conversation," 29.
Sheil, 106.
Sidmouth, Lord, 64.
Simeon, Charles, 91.
Singleton, Archdeacon, 163, 167 seq.
Slave Trade, 199.
Smith, Sydney--ancestry, 1.
birth, 2.
schooldays, 2.
life at Winchester, 3 seq.
goes to Normandy to perfect his French, 9.
enters New College, Oxford, 9.
Fellow, 9.
straitened circumstances, 9.
choice of a profession, 12.
ordained Deacon, 13.
Priest, 14 n.
Curate of Netheravou, 13.
tutor to Hicks-Beach family, 17.
goes to Edinburgh, 17.
sermons at Charlotte Chapel, 18 seq.
publishes volume of sermons, 19, 21.
marriage, 22.
children, 23.
founds the _Edinburgh Review_, 24.
leaves Edinburgh for London, 27.
forms various friendships, 29.
lectures at the Royal Institution, 31.
_Elementary Sketches of Moral Philosophy_, 33.
various duties in London, 39.
increasing prominence, 39.
preferred to the living of Foston-le-Clay, 41.
_Peter Plymley's Letters_, 43.
life at Foston-le-Clay, 79 seq.
visits his friends in Edinburgh, 88.
scheme of study at Foston, 89.
_Persecuting Bishops_, 91.
attack on Bishop March, 91.
efforts on behalf of Catholic Emancipation, 106 seq.
Rector of Londesborough, 110.
_Letter to the Electors on the Catholic Question_, 112.
improved financial condition, 112.
visit to Paris, 122.
promoted to prebendal stall at Bristol Cathedral, 125.
severs his connection with the _Edinburgh Review_, 125.
preaches sermon on "Gunpowder Treason," 129.
death of his eldest son, 130.
moves to Combe Flozey, Somerset, 131.
_Speech to the Freeholders on Reform_, 138.
Canon of St. Paul's, 145.
presented at Court, 146.
leads a less strenuous life, 149.
official relations with St. Paul's, 152.
life in London, 159.
marriage of his eldest daughter, 161.
goes to Paris again, 162.
summit of his social fame, 163.
_Letters to Archdeacon Singleton_, 163, 167.
inherits a fortune from his brother, 176.
publishes reprint of articles in _Edinburgh Review_, 177.
decreasing health, 189.
last illness and death, 192.
as father, 131, 161.
preacher, 19, 86, 96-105, 110, 123, 129, 130, 134, 153 seq.
politician, 21, 22, 29, 40, 42, 84, 136 seg., 147 seq., 167, 199.
lecturer, 31 seq.
letter-writer, 80, 123, 124, 126, 189, 190.
pastor, 79 seq., 110, 135 n., 141.
student, 89, 207.
motives in writing, 27.
philosophical attainments, 33 seq.
versatility, 33, 81, 195.
methods of writing, 84, 90, 133.
a rapid reader and reviewer, 90.
style, 194.
humour, 195-198.
occasional coarseness, 197.
controversial methods, 197-199.
judgment of various authors, 207 seq.
affectionate and sympathetic nature, 21, 85, 131, 133, 184, 211, 212,
216.
honesty and outspokenness, 21, 124, 129.
financial affairs, 27, 33, 41, 121, 125, 145.
friends, 29, 84, 87, 88, 151, 161.
tolerant nature, 40, 41, 42, 43, 45 seq., 106 seq., 130, 136.
fancy for dabbling in medicine, 12, 18, 82, 83, 123, 133, 134, 210, 232.
personal appearance, 122, 154, 193.
chief pleasures, 133.
general good qualities, 152, 153.
not a lover of the country, 159-160.
love of fun, 185-189, 191.
manner in society, 194.
a friend of Freedom, 199.
lover of Peace, 202-204.
his aesthetic sense, 204 seq.
attitude towards Music, 205-206.
theories of life, 210-216.
temperance, 212 seq.
religious views, 216 seq.
some shortcomings, 219-224.
summary of his character, 225.
_Smith, Sydney, Memoirs of_ (Lady Holland), 232.
---- Robert (father), 2.
---- James (uncle), 2.
---- Mrs., _nee_ Olier (mother), 2, 12, 212.
---- Robert (brother), 2, 29.
---- Cecil (brother), 2.
---- Courtenay (brother), 2, 9, 176.
---- Marie (sister), 2.
---- Mrs., _nee_ Pybus (wife), 22, 30, 33, 80, 86, 87, 131, 134, 135.
---- Saba (daughter), 23, 81, 150, 161, 214.
---- Douglas (son), 23, 37, 81, 83, 130, 131.
---- Emily (daughter), 23, 37, 81, 125, 150.
---- Wyndham (son), 23, 81.
---- Adam, 34, 89.
Smollett, 198.
Somerset, Duke of, 18.
Somerville, Lord, 56.
Spencer, Hon. and Rev. George, 91.
Stanley, Bishop, 78.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, 217.
Stewart, Dugald, 17, 18, 25, 34, 36.
Stourton, Lord, 117.
Stowell, Lord, 42.
Strathaden, Lady, 161.
Styles, Rev. John, 182, 183.
Sumner, Archbishop, 79 n., 169.
Sunday-schools, 15, 16 n., 17.
Swift, 75, 76, 198.

T

Tait, Archbishop, 179, 180.
_Tale of a Tub_ (Swift), 195.
Talfourd, Thomas Noon, 173.
Tankerville, Lord, 87, 88.
Taste, Lectures on, 31.
Taxes, 227.
Temperance, 212-214.
Terrasson, 90.
Thomson (poet), 25, 207.
Thurloe, Lord, 120 n.
Ticknor, George, 27, 153, 193.
Tithes, Irish, 70.
Toleration, Religious, 63, 64, 72, 157.
---- Sermons on, 41, 42, 128, 154.
_Travels in South America_ (Waterton), 38, 185 seq.
Troy, Cardinal, 57.

U

Union of Great Britain and Ireland, 54, 57.
Universities, the, 10, 11, 12, 152.
Utilitarianism, 210-211.

V

Valpy, Richard, 78.
Vernon, Miss, 87.
Victoria, Queen, Sermon on Accession of, 154, 155, 224 n.
Villages, life in, 14 seq.
Voltaire, 80, 113.

W

Wall, Mr. Baring, 161.
Walpole, Horace, 207.
Walpole, Sir Spencer, 145 n.
War, horrors of, 156, 157, 191, 202-204, 233.
Ward, John William (Lord Dudley), 29.
Waterton, O., 38, 185 n.
Watson, Bishop, 77.
_Waverley_ (Scott), 208.
Wellington, Duke of, 125, 136, 143, 149.
West, Benjamin, 204.
Wetherell, Sir Charles, 139.
Whewell, Dr., 32.
Wilberforce, Bishop, 189.
Wilkie, Sir David, 39.
William iv., 135, 138, 141, 142, 143, 155, 202 n.
Wilton, Rev. Richard, 110.
Winchester College, 2, 3, 5.
Wordsworth, 208.
Wrangham, Francis, 107.

Y

_Yorkshire Gazette_, 109 n., 110.
---- _Herald_, 109 n.

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