Wilkes, yoba, considerations on his being rejected by the House of

Commons as representative for Middlesex, x, 5. Wilks, Mr. (the actor) occasionally allows a benefit to Savage, iii. 259.

Instances of his generosity, 256. Wills, the necessity of making them, exemplified in the story of Sophia

Heedful, viii. 390. William III. King, fupplied copious materials for prose and verse, iii.

132. Winbury, Miss, Pope's unfortunate lady, iv. 113. Said I save been

in love with Pope, 113. Windows in Scotland described, x. 337. Winter, the season of seriousness and terror, vi. 54. And of retire

ment and study, 57. The horrors of it in the polar countries, vii. 266. In the Hebrides little more than rain and wind, X, 376. An

Ode, xi. 354. Winter's Walk, 355. Winter's Tale, observatiors on Shakespeare's comedy, ix. 310. Wishes, vain, the folly of indulging them, vi. 17. Wit, has its changes and falhions, ii. 22. Pope's description erro

peous, 23. Properly characterized, 23. Exuberance of, condemned, 41. Sir R. Blackmore's account of, iii. 182. Its original, v. 144•

Wherein it differeth from learning, 144. mutual advantages of their being united, 149. The folly of affecting that character, 168. The means necessary to the production of a person eminent for the character of a wit, vi. 194. Wits, seldom rewarded by their superiors, ii. 218. Affected, the

meanness of their character, vi. 366. vii. 4. 200. In the time of

Charles II, characterized, xi. 344. Witchcraft, hiftory of, ix. 312. An annual sermon still preached at

Huntingdon, in commemoration of the conviction of the witches of Warbois, 314 King James 1. wrote in defence of it, 314.

Ad of Parliament made i James I. for the punishment of, 314. Withers, Ger. Hen. Pope's Epitaph on him, with the Visitor's criti

cisms, iv. 152. Wolfoy, the rise and fall of, zi.

334 Women, Lord Bacon's severe reflection on beautiful, v. 245. Infeli

cities peculiar to, 251. The want of attention to their enquiries, censured, vi, 356. Their deplorable case in the beginning of a war, by losing their gallants, viii. 18. Recommended to follow the fol diers to camp, 19;

Capable to become soldiers, 19. Ao army of, might have been defeated, as Braddock, without seeing the enemy, surrendered Minorça, without a breach, and looked at Rochfort, 20. A good fort of one, characterized, 400, The danger they are in when they lay aside their religion, ix. 3. The fortitude of, dee

fcribed, xi. 265. Wonder, an instance of the desire of man to propagate a, ii, 6. Wood, confiderations on making plantations, x. 490. Wood's Halfpence, their history, iii. 391. Word to the Wife, Prologue to, xi. 349. World, Milton supposed it to be in its decay, ii. 127. This opinion

was refuted by Dr. Hakewill, 127. Compared to a clock, 34. World Displayed, (a collection of voyages) Introduction to, ix. 374.

Worm word, 226. Educated at Oxford, 226. His readiness at compofition, 226. Became Doctor of Divinity, 1706, 228. Rector of Chalcon and Cleanville, 228. Preacher of Bridewell, 1698, 228. Charged with a dangerous correspondence with Kelly, 228. His papers seized, but no criminality appearing, was discharged, 228. Died

Wormwood, Dick, his story, viii. 337.
Writing, the rage for, viii. 6.
Wycherley, W. a man esteemed without virtue, and caressed without

good-humour, iv. 76 Wrote Verses in praise of Pope, 7.


XERX, S, the vanity of a warrior exemplified in him, xi. 338:


TALDEN, Thomas, his life, iii. 226. Born at Exeter, in 1671,

July 16, 1736, 229. Account of his poems, 229. Young, Edward, his life, by Herbert Croft, iv. 213. Born at Upham,

near Winchester, 1681, 223. Account of his father, 224. Queen Mary was god-mother to him, 224. Educated at Winchester Col. lege, 225. Entered at New College, 1703, 225. Law Fellow of All Souls, 1708, 226. Batchelor of Civil Laws, 1714, and Dr. 1719, 226. Speaks the Latin Oration, when the foundation of the Cod. rington Library was laid, 226. Published his Epistle to Lord Landsdown, 1912, 228. Pocm on the Last Day published, 1713, 229. Account of fome pieces omitted in his works, 231. Patronized by Lord Wharton, 233. Bufiris brought on the stage, 1719, 234. The Revenge, 1721, 234. Has two annuities granted him, by Lord Wharton, 236. Attempts to get into Parliament for Cirencefter, 236. Takes orders, and becomes a popular preacher, 237. Account of his Satires, 238. Acquired more than 3000 l. by the Universal Passion, 240.

Chaplain to Gcorge II. 244. Writes the Brothers, 244. Presented to the living of Walwyn, 1730, 244. Married Lady Elz. Lee, daughter to the Earl of Litchfield, 1731, 244. His wife died 1741, 248. His Philander and Narcissa supposed to be intended for Mr. and Mrs. Temple, 248. The occasion of the Night Thoughts real, 249. His fon defended from the reports of his ill behaviour to his father, 283. The character of Lorenzo not designed for his son, 253. His Letter to Pope, 259. None of his writings prejudicial to the cause of virtue and religion, 261. The Brothers, brought on the stage, 1753, 262. Gives 1000l. to the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel, 262. History and account of his poem called Resignation, 266. His friendship for his housekeeper, 268. Died 1765, 268. Many untruths mentioned of him in the Biographia, 269. Scory of his straying into the enemy's. camp, with a claslick in his hand, 269. The Archbishop of Canterbury's Letter to him, 270. Appointed Clerk of the Closet to the


Princess Dowager, 1761, 27. · Not the Parson Adams of Fielding, 274. His Epitaph, 273. His Poems characterized by Dr. John

fon, 274. Youth, modesty and active diligence its amiable ornaments, v. 63.

Often deluded and ruined by profuseness and extravagance, 169. Too easily ensnared by early immersion in pleasure, 271. A time of enterprize and hope, vi. 254. Delighted with sprightliness and ardor, 267. The dangers to which it is often exposed, vii. 208. Theis fond opinion of their own importance, 325. The forbearance due to young actors, on the stage of life, viii. 98. The proper eme ployment of, xi. 52.


ZEPHYRETTA, her character, v. 120.

Zoroafler, supposed to have borrowed his Inftitutions from Mofes,

viii. 14.

Zofima, her history, v. 73.

Her Epitaph, ix. 445.

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