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WORKS OF DR. JOHNSON.
N. B. The Roman numerals refer to the volume, and the figures to the page.
ABERBROTHICK, account of the town of, ix. 7. of the ruins of the monas-
tery there, 8.
count of the marischal college, 12. the course of education there, 13. account
of the English chapel, 14.
other place, exemplified in the story of Gelaleddin of Bassora, iv. 384.
ture, iv, 283.
(exercise,) necessary to the health of the body, and the vigour of the
part of oratory, 415.
of them by the event, iv. 84.
from Dryden's essay on dramatick poetry, vii. 251. his life, vii. 418. the va-
characters of him and Wharton, ibid. his reason for resolving not to
fees to his friends, ibid. wrote in the Tatler, 427. wrote in the
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esates in Scotland considered, 91. Ajal, has history, i. 368—375. Atenside, Dr. Mark, his opinion of Dyer's Fleece, v. 407. bis life, 4. sem
of a butcher at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, born 1721. designed for a dissenting min but turns his mind to physick, ibid. Pleasures of Imagination pet 11
4. ibid. studies at Leyden, and becomes, M. D. 174, 470. 26
riend to fit, and a lover of contradiction, ibid. practises per lampiar nmpstead, 471. settles at London, ibid. allored a pool by Mr. Dyson,
ibid. by his writings obtains the ir, 472. died 1770, ibid. character of his works Ed, vii. 68.
Alacrity, the cultivation of it the source of personal and social pleasure, ii. 347.
thoughtless extravagance, 72. the excellent advice which the sage gave him,
like Amazons, 408.
youth, ii. 174. the peculiar vanity of it in the lower stations of life, 315, 316.
a destroyer of friendship, iv. 217. characterized, i. 73.
the American congress, 1775, vi. 224. considerations on the Indians grant-
on our back settlements examined, 140.
count of the university, 4. expense of education there, 5.
dangerous passion, derived from pride, 52. exposed to contempt and derision,
ibid. the pernicious effects of it, 53, 54.
lord and his house, 32.
to the extent of his wishes, vi. 183.
iii. 125. active and diligent, strongly enforced by a view of the shortness and
uncertainty of human life, 134.
Hours after Marriage, viii. 64. sketch of his character, viii. 295. the first
Pope and Swift, 298.
from whom a just idea of the comedy of his age may be drawn, 369. history
Aristotle, his sentiinents of what is requisite to the perfection of a tragedy, iü.
157. account of a manuscript translation of his polítics in the library at Aber
deen, ii. 13. Armidel, in the isle of Sky, account of, ix. 45. Army, causes of the superiority of the officers of France to those of England, vi.
141. made formidable by regularity and discipline, 149. Art, terms of, the necessity of, iv. 356. Artists' catalogue, preface to, v. 459. Ascham, Roger, his life, vi. 503. born at Kirby Wiske, near North Alerton,
1515, 504. educated with the sons of Mr. Wingfield, and entered at Canbridge, 1530, ibid. applied to the study of Greek, 505. a favourer of tbe protestant opinion, 506. chosen fellow of St. John's, 1534, ibid. M. A. and tutor, 1537, 507. not less eminent as a writer of Latin than as a teacher of Greek, 508. fond of archery, ibid. published his Toxophilus, 1544, ibid. receives a pension of ten pounds from Henry the eighth, 511. the equivalent value of his pension, at this time, considered, ibid. orator of the university, 512. taught prince Edward, princess Elizabeth, and many of the nobility, writing, ibid. receives a pension from Edward the sixth, ibid. tutor to the princess Elizabeth, which be quits without consent, ibid. secretary to sir Richard Monsine, ambassador to Germany, 513. On the death of Edward the sixth, loses his pension and places, 514. Latin secretary to Philip and Mary, ibid. inquiry how he could as a protestant hold the place under Philip and Mary, ibid. favoured by cardinal Pole, 516. continued in the same employment under Elizabeth, ibid. prebendary of Westwang, in the church of York, ibid.
Died 1574, 518. his character, 519. Assurance, not always connected with abilities, ini. 253. Astrology, the credit given to it in the seventeenth century, vii. 154. Astronomer, the cause of uneasiness in an, i. 289. supposes himself to bave the
power of the winds, rain, and seasons, ibid. leaves his directions to Imlac, 291. Pekuah wishes to become his scholar, 298. his opinion of the choice of life,
300. his superstition removed, by entering into the amusements of life, 309. As you like it, observations on Shakspeare's, v. 160. Athanatus, his just reflections on the near prospect of death, ii. 258. Atterbury, bp. Pope examined before the lords on the trial of the bishop, vin.
273. presents Pope with a bible at their last interview, ibid. Avarice, the vanity of, i. 20. fatal effects of insatiable, ii. 188. Aubigney, lady, carries a commission from Charles the first to sir Nicholas
Crispe, vii. 189. Auchinleck, lord, his seat at Auchinleck described, ix. 158. Augustus, Fort, account of, ix. 30. Auknasheals, account of the village of, ix. 37. Aurantius, his unjust and abusive treatment of Liberalis, iii. 274. Aureng Zebe, a tragedy, remarks upon some improprieties in it, i. 96. Austerities, and mortifications, their use in religion, i. 24. Authors, have a desire of appearing to have done every thing by chance, viu.
24. the complaint of surreptitious editions inquired into, vi. 477. the diffi. culty of his first address, ii. 1. by what methods he may be introduced with advantage to the publick, 2, 3. often deluded by the visionary and vain anticipations of happiness, 8. the neglect of him the most dreadful mortification, 9. the folly of endeavouring to acquire fame merely by writing, ibid. some peculiar discouragements to which he is exposed, 10. his proper task is to instruct and entertain, 11. the difficulty of executing it with advantage, ibid. increased by the caprice and ill-nature of his readers, ibid. his acquisition of fame difficult, and his possession of it precarious, 105. the great difference between the productions of the same author accounted for, 106. Daturally fond of their own productions, 271. many deluded by the vain hope of acquiring immortal reputa:ion, iii. 1. their literary fame destined to various measures of duration, 2, their being esteemed, principally owing to the influence of curiosity or pride, 3. their proper rank and usefulness in society, 143. characters of the manufacturers of literature, 191, as they grow more elegant
become less intelligible, iv. 255. difficulties they find in publishing their works, 313. the precarious fame of, 323. who write on subjects which have been preoccupied by great men generally sink, 345. journal of an, 346. seldom write their own lives, 446. their lives full of incident, ibid. signs of knowing how a publication is received, 447. writing their own lives recommended, 448. their misfortune in not having their works understood by the readers, 30. not to be charged with plagiarism merely for similarity of sentiment, 79. no want of topick whilst mankind are mutable, 83. the present age an age of authors, 109. want of patronage complained of, 110. their importance to the welfare of the publick, 139. the good they do to mankind compared to a single drop in a shower of rain, 141. who provide innocent amusement, may be considered as benefactors to life, 142. their condition with regard to themselves, 144. their expectation before publication considered, 145. the pleasure and difficulties of composition, ibid. after all, the publick judgment frequently perverted from the merit of his work, 147. the merit of his works ascertained by the test of time which they have retained fame, v. 103. a century the term fixed for the test of literary merit, 104. the genius of the age to be considered in order to fix the abilities of, 55. the expectation they form of the reception of their labours, 247. project for the employment of,
355. Authority, the accidental prescriptions of it often confounded with the laws of
nature, iii. 240. Authority, parental, frequently exerted with rigour, iii. 201. Autumn, an ode, i. 120. Bacon, Francis, lord, the life prefixed to the edition of his works, 1740, written
by Mallet, viii. 465. his severe reflection on beautiful women, ii. 186. was of opinion that his moral essays would be of longer duration than his other
works, iii. 5. observations on his character, iv. 134. Bail, the danger of becoming, exemplified in the character of Serenus, iv. 36. Baillet, his collection of critical decisions remarked, ii. 438. Bamff, account of that town, ix. 17. Bards, uncertainty in the account of them, ix. 109. Bargains, the folly of buying bargains exposed, iv. 252. Barra, island of, account of, ix. 124. horses there not more than thirty-six
inches high, ibid. Barratier, John Philip, his life, vi. 376. sou of a calvinist minister, and born
at Schwabach, 1720-21, ibid. his early acquirements of learning, 377. in his ninth year could speak Latin, German, and French, equally well, ibid. in his eleventh year translated the travels of Rabbi Benjamin from the Hebrew into French, with notes, 378. the method by which his father taught him the languages, 380. published Anti-Artemonius, 1735, 381. patronised for his learning by the king of Prussia, 1735, ibid. died 1740, 384. additions to
Life, ibid. Barretti, translation of some lines at the end of his Easy Phraseology, i. 143. Bashfulness, sometimes the effect of studious retirement, iii. 247, 252. fre
quently produced by too high an opinion of our own importance, 255. Baxter, Mr. Richard, incitement he often urged to the present exercise of
charity, ii. 336. Bayes, that character designed for Dryden, vii. 272. that character also sup
posed to be designed for Davenant and sir Robert Howard, 273. Beaumont and Fletcher, their plots in Spanish stories, vii. 258. Beauty, disgustingly described, vii. 27. a mental quality, merely relative and
comparative, ii. 431. the disadvantages incident to such as are celebrated for it, iii. 117. the folly of anxiety and solicitude upon account of it, ibid. the natural principle of, iv. 392. the most general form of nature the most beautiful, ibid. depends much on the general received ideas, 393. novelty
said to be one of the causes of beauty, 394. Beggars, the best method of reducing the number, vi. 27, as numerous in
Scotland as in England, ix. 9. account of, in the Hebrides, 126.