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company, and of the party almost throughout. It has given very general fatisfaction; and those who have found most fault with a paffage here and there, have agreed that they could not help going through, and being entertained through the whole. I wish, indeed, fome few grofs expreffions had been softened, and a few of our hero's foibles had been a little more fhaded; but it is useful to see the weakneffes incident to great minds; and you have given us Dr. Johnson's authority that in history all ought to be told."

Such a fanction to my faculty of giving a just representation of Dr. Johnfon I could not conceal. Nor will I fupprefs my fatisfaction in the confcioufness, that by recording fo confiderable a portion of the wisdom and wit of" the brightest ornament of the eighteenth century," I have largely provided for the inftruction and entertainment of mankind.

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ALPHABETICAL

TABLE OF CONTENT S,

TO BOTH VOLUMES.

The Letters refer to the Volume, the Figures to the Page.

A.

AB

Mrs. i. 462, 4, 7, 478.

Abjuration, oath of, i. 463.
Academy Royal, inftituted, 308.
Actors, i. 90, 107, 320, 405; ii. 36, 163, 239,
332, 3, 468.

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BINGDON, Lord, ii. 323.

Adams, Reverend Dr. i. 24, 32, 144; ii. 23, 106, 496, 511, 554, 578. Mifs, ii. 501, 2. Addifon, Johnfon's opinion of, i. 123, 231, 477; ii. 67, 257.

his ftyle compared with Johnfon's, i. 122. Johnfon's life of, ii. 356, 383.

Adey, Mifs, ii. 37, 306. Adventurer,' Hawkefworth's, i. 127, 135, 6, 7, 8.

Adultery, i. 302, 413; ii. 262.
Akenfide's poetry, i. 363; ii. 59:

Akerman, Mr. character and anecdotes of, ii. 319,

320.

Alfred, Johnfon's defire to write his life, i. 95. his will, ii. 410.

Allen, Mr. the printer, ii. 214, 384

America and The Americans, i. 444, 5, 458; ii. 175, 227, 241, 340, 377.

Anthologia,' Johnfon's tranflations from, ii. 560.

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Balloons, ii. 540, 1, 2.
Baltick, The, Johnson's propofed expedition to,
ii. 131.

Banks, Sir Jofeph, epigram on his goat, i. 351.
his Voyages,' i. 354.

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Barber, Francis, i. 130, 190, 305; ii. 571, 2, 4.

Johnfon's Letters to him, í. 305, 335, 6.

Baretti, i. 184, 196; ii. 27, 100.

his trial, i. 321.

Johnson's Letters to him, i. 196, 201, 3.

Barnard, Dr. (Bishop of Killaloe) i. 454; ii. 92,
393, 8.

C

Barretier, J. P. his life by Johnfon, i. 77, 81.

Barrington, Hon. Daines, ii. 241.

Barrow, Dr. his Sermons, ii. 391.

Barry, Dr. his Syftem of Phyfick,' ii. 60.

Barry, Mr. his paintings, ii. 426.

Barter, Mr. i. 363.

Bath, Johnfon's vifit to, ii. 66.

Bathurst, Dr. i. 102, 136.
Baxter, Richard, ii. 457.
Bayle's Dictionary, i. 231.
Beattie, Dr. i. 349, 354, 388.

Letter from Johnson to, ii. 321.
Beauclerk, Topham, Efq. i. 133, 444; ii. 221,

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357, 387, 553, 570.

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ii. 100, 6, 152, 178, 256, 387.

Letter to the Authour on Pope's

Effay on Man,' ii. 299.

Reverend Robert, authour of The Grave,'

ii. 68.

Birch, Dr. i. 85.

his letter to Johnfon on his Dictionary, Boufflers, Mad. de, i. 513.
i. 158.
Braithwa te, Mr. ii. 493.

Birds, their migration, i. 414.

Bribery, i. 477.

Bithops, ii. 492, 518.

Blackfriar's Bridge, i. 191.

Blacklock's poetry, i. 254.

Blackmore, i. 330.

introduced to Johnson, i. 211.

his Account of Corfica,' i. 298, 303,
4, 6, 9, 314.

elected of the Literary Club, i. 408.

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his Letter to the People of Scotland,"
on Mr. Fox's India Bill, ii. 478, 480.

For other matters fee i. 257, 274, 283,
298, 329, 393; ii. 3, 276, 425, 556.

Johnfon's arguments in favour of his try-
ing his fortune in London, ii. 536.

Johnson's letters to him, i. 258, 273,
303, 9, 331, 348, 352, 387, 9, 424, 5, 6,
8, 430, 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 440, 1, 2, 4, 6, 7,
495, 6, 7, 8, 9, 515; ii. 1, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11,
12, 66, 94, 8, 9, 106, 107, 120, 1, 7, 131,
177, 180, 2, 218, 274, 8, 281, 295, 6,
307, 312, 322, 8, 370, 412, 422, 4, 5, 6,
7, 431, 461, 471, 480, 2, 3, 536, 555, 6.
Letters to Johnfon from him, i. 348,
351, 388,428, 436, 8, 443, 5, 6, 455, 496,
514; ii. 10, 94, 106, 116, 120, 4, 7, 130,
177, 8, 181, 3, 4, 5, 218, 272, 280, 295,
305, 8, 310, 321, 5.

Bofwell, Mrs. i. 428, 430; ii. 181, 3, 309, 428.

Letters of Johnfon to, ii.

126, 427-

93,

Dr. his character of Johnfon, ii.

Mr. Thomas David, ii. 321, 579.

47.

Boucher, Governour, ii. 381.

Brocklesby, Dr. his kind attention to Johnson,

ii. 439, 460, 481, 527, 570.

Letters of Johnfon to, ii. 462, 537>

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Burke, his Effay on the Sublime,' &c. i, 319.
his Letter on the Affairs of America,'

ii. 165.

Burke, Mr. jun. ii. 453, 4.

Burman, his life by Johnson, i. 77.

Burnet's Hiftory, i. 392.

Burney, Dr. ii. 277.

Johnfon's letters to him, i. 159, 178, 9,

272; ii. 465, 543-5, 554.

Anecdotes of Johnfon related by him,

i. 514; ii. 411.

Burney, Mifs, Johnson's praise of her and her

works, ii. 456, 491.

her imitations of Johnfon's ftyle, ii. 564.

Burrowes, Reverend Robert, his remarks on

and imitations of Johnfon's ftyle, ii. 564.

Burton's Anatomy of Melancholy,' ii. 23.
< Burton's books,' ii. 477:

Bute, Lord, i. 481, 2; ii. 40, 89, 406.
Butter, Dr. ii. 150, 570.

Byng, Admiral, his epitaph, i. 173.
Byng, Hon. John, his Letter to Mr. Malone,
relative to Johnfon's death, ii. 579.

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Careless Hufband,' origin of a fcene in that

comedy, i. 94.

Carleton, Captain, his Memoirs,' ii. 524.
Carlifle, Earl of, his poems, ii. 397.

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Cleone,' Dodfley's, ii. 339.
Cleonice, Hoole's, i. 442.

Clergy The, i. 368, 9, 409, 410, & feq. ii. 133,

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235, 240, 373, 4, 381.

Advice to a young clergyman, ii. 323.

Clerk, Sir Philip Jennings, ii. 377.

Clive, Lord, ii. 298.

Clive, Mrs. the actress, ii. 332, 468.
Club, Effex-Head, eftablished by Johnfon, ii.
475, 6, 8.

Cock-lane ghoft, i. 220; ii. 212.
Collections in writing, their ufe, i. 320.
Collins, the poet, i. 207.

Colman, George, Efq. i. 461; ii. 100, 334-
his Letter from Lexiphanes,' ii. 562.
Compliments, ii. 197.
Condefcenfion, ii. 44.
Congé d' Elire, ii. 518.

his tragedy, ii. 470.

Congreve, his works, i. 317, 322.

Congreve, Reverend Mr. i. 13; ii. 33.

• Connoiffeur,' The, i. 228.

Carter, Mrs. i. 71; ii. 491.

Cator, John, Efq. Johnfon's character of him- O'Conor, Charles, Efq. Johnfon's letters to, cn
his Account of Ireland,' i. 177; ii. 113.
Controverfial writings, ii. 24, 49.
Convents, i. 277.

and his fine feat, ii. 513.

Cattle extraordinary, ii. 141.

Cave, Mr. Edward, his life by Johnson, i. 138,

and fee i. 372; ii. 245.

Converfation, ii. 25, 28, 41, 73, 164, 256, 396,

433.

Johnfon's letters to him, i. 41, 50, 61, 2,
3, 70, 1, 82, 3.

Chamberlayne, Reverend Mr. ii. 498.

Chambers, Sir Robert, i. 432.

Letter from Johnson to him, i. 149.

Chapone, Mrs. letter of Johnfon to, ii. 470.

Charlemont, Earl of, ii. 376.

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D.

DALRYMPLE, Sir John, his Memoirs,'
i. 391.

Davies, Mr. Thomas, character and anecdotes

of, i. 210, 211, 305, 7, 321, 429, 476, 9 ;

ii. 63, 186, 201, 460.

Johnfon's kind letters to, ii. 460, 548.
his Memoirs of Garrick, ii. 322.
Deane's Future Life of Brutes,' i. 301.
Death, reflections on, i. 320, 9; ii. 229, 239,
456, and fee Johnfon.

Dedications and Prefaces by Johnson, and

remarks on, i. 85, 94, 9, 138, 174, 194,

8, 9, 208, 272, 3, 285, 297, 389, 399;
i. 109, 114, 559.

Defoe, Daniel, ii. 212.

Delaney's • Obfervations on Swift,' ii. 202.

Dempfter, George, Efq. i. 236, 451.

Dennis, John, ii. 64.

Derby, fome particulars as to, ii. 150.

Derrick, i. 213, 247, 8; ii. 460.
Defmoulins, Mrs. ii. 186.

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Devaynes, Mr. ii. 489.
Devil, his influence upon the fouls of men,
ii. 500.
Devonshire, Duke of, ii. 165; and Duchefs,

ii. 541.
Dick, Sir Alexander, his letters to and concern-
ing Johnfon, ii. 104, 125, 480.

Dictionary of the English Language,' Johnson's,

i. 98, 9, 101, &c.. 358, 389; ii. 301, 330.

First published, i. 162,

Epitome of, i. 168.

Garrick's Epigram on, i. 166.

Dilly, Meffieurs, ii. 80, 111, 400, 9.

letters of Johnfon to, ii. 123, 477.

Dodd, Reverend Dr. ii. 118, 19, 144, 152,

201, 214, 221.

Johnson's affiftance to him, ii. 119, 124,

134, 512.

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Mr. (Johnfon's fellow collegian) anec-
dotes of, if. 234, 382.

Eglintoune, Alexander, Earl of, i. 307; ii. 166.
Egotifm, ii. 246, 313.

Elibank, Lord, ii. 56.

Eliot, Mr. of Port-Eliot, (now Lord,) ii. 376.
his politeness to Johnfon, ii. 524.
Ellis, Mr. John, anecdotes of, ii. 54.
Elphinstone, his edition of The Rambler,"
i. 113:
Letters from Johnfon to him, i, 114,

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