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389; its essential spirit, 390; its method and | Berar, occupied by the Bonslas, ii. 206.
object differed from the ancient, 394 ; com- | Berwick, Duke of, held the Allies in check,
parative views of Bacon and Plato, 394- i. 250); his retreat before Galway, 254.
399; its beneficent spirit, 397, 398. 401; its Bickerstaff, Isaac, astrologer, ii. 340.
value compared with ancient philosophy, 399 Biographia Britannica, refutation of a calumny
on Addison in, ii. 359.
Baillie, Gen., destruction of his detachment by Biography, tenure by which a writer of is
Hyder Ali, ii. 342.
bound to his subject, ii. 45.
Balance of power, interest of the Popes in pre Bishops, claims of those of the Church of Eng-
serving it, ii. 144.
land to apostolical succession, ii. 71_75.
Banim, Mr., his defence of James II. as a sup- | Black Hole of Calcutta described, ii. 99, 100;
porter of toleration, i. 333.;
retribution of the English for its horrors,
Banking operations of Italy in the 14th century, I 100, 101. 103, 104.
Blackmore, Sir Richard, his attainments in the
Bar (the), its degraded condition in the time ancient languages, ii. 322.
of James II., i. 88.
Blackstone, i. 346.
Barbary, work on, by Rev. Dr. Addison, ii. 319. I Blasphemous publications, policy of govern-
Barcelona, capture of, by Peterborough, i. 253. ment in respect to, i. 115.
Baretti, his admiration for Miss Burney, ii. 296. Blenheim, battle of, ii. 334; Addison employed
Barillon, M., his pithy words on the new coun to write a poem in its honour, 332.
cil proposed by Temple, ii. 29.
Blois, Addison's retirement to, ii. 325.
Barlow, Bishop, ii. 158.
“Bloomsbury gang,” the denomination of the
Barrington, Lord, ii. 366.
Bedfords, ii. 365.
Barwell, Mr., ii. 196; his support of Hastings, Bodley, Sir Thomas, founder of the Bodleian
198. 204, 205. 207.
library, i. 369. 388.
Bastille, Burke's declamations on its capture, Bohemia, influence of the doctrines of Wickliffe
in, ii. 133, 134.
Battle of the Cranes and Pygmies, Addison's, Boileau, Addison's intercourse with, ii. 326,
327 ; his opinion of modern Latin, 326, 327 ;
Bavaria, its contest between Protestantism and his literary qualities, 327.
Catholicism, ii. 139. 144.
Bolingbroke, Lord, the liberal patron of litera-
Baxter's testimony to Hampden's excellence, ture, i. 179; proposed to strengthen the royal
prerogative, 276; his pretence of philosophy
Bayle, Peter, ii. 130.
in his exile, 402; his jest on occasion of the
Beaumarchais, his suit before the parliament of first representation of Cato, ji. 348; Pope's
Paris, i. 387.
perfidy towards him, 354; his remedy for the
Beckford, Alderman, ii. 401.
diseases of the state, 370, 371.
Bedford, Duke of, ii. 365; his views of the po- Bombay, its affairs thrown into confusion by
licy of Chatham, 372. 378 ; presents remon the new council at Calcutta, ii. 198.
strance to George III., 391.
Book of the Church, Southey's, i. 100.
Bedford, Earl of, invited by Charles I. to form Books, puffing of, i. 123–126.
an administration, i. 209.
Booth, played the hero in Addison's Cato on
Bedfords (the), ii. 365 ; their opposition to the | its first representation, ii. 347.
Rockingham ministry on the Stamp Act, 394; Borgia, Cæsar, i. 43.
their willingness to break with Grenville on Boroughs, rotten, the abolition of, a necessary
Chatham's accession to office, 399 ; deserted reform in the time of George I., i. 280.
Grenville and admitted to office, 403 ; parallel Boswell, James, his character, i. 175-177.
between them and the Rockinghams, 392. Boswell's Life of Johnson, by Croker, review
Bedford House assailed by a rabble, ii. 390. of, i. 165–190; character of the work, 175.
Begums of Oude, their domains and treasures, Boswellism, i. 28.
ii. 218; disturbances in Oude imputed to them, Bourbon, the House of, their vicissitudes in
218; their protestations, 219; their spolia Spain, i. 248_258.
tion charged against Hastings, 233.
Bourne, Vincent, i. 327; his Latin verses in
Belgium, its contest between Protestantism and celebration of Addison's restoration to health,
Catholicism, ii. 139. 143.
Belial, ii. 158.
Boyle, Charles, his nominal editorship of the
Bell, Peter, Byron's spleen against, i. 159.
Letters of Phalaris, ii. 47; his book on Greek
Bellasys, the English general, i. 249.
history and philology, 322.
Bellingham, his malevolence, ii. 312.
Boyle, Rt. Hon. Henry, ii. 332.
Belphegor (the), of Machiavelli, i. 42.
“ Boys” (the), in opposition to Sir R. Wal.
Benares, its grandeur, ii. 213; its annexation pole, i. 278.
to the British dominions, 217.
Bracegirdle, Mrs., her celebrity as an actress,
" Benefits of the Death of Christ," ii. 138.
ii. 174; her intimacy with Congreve, 174, 175.
Benevolences, Oliver St. John's opposition to,
and Bacon's support of, i. 369.
Breda, treaty of, ii, 15.
Bengal, its resources, ii. 97, et seq.
Bribery, foreign, in the time of Charles I.,
Bentham, his language on the French revolu i. 90.
tion, i. 316.
Brihuega, siege of, i. 258.
Bentham and Dumont, i. 268.
" Broad Bottom Administration” (the), i. 297.
Bentinck, Lord William, his memory cherished Brothers, his prophecies as a test of faith,
by the Hindoos, ii. 127.
Bentivoglio, Cardinal, on the state of religion Brown Launcelot, ii. 121.
in England in the 16th century, i. 230.
Brown's Estimate, i. 302.
Bentley, Richard, his quarrel with Boyle, and Bruce, Lord, his appearance at Dr. Burney's
remarks on Temple's Essay on the Letters of concerts, ii. 290.
Phalaris, ii. 47: his edition of Milton, 48. 317; | Brunswick, the House of, ii. 367.
his notes on Horace, 48; his reconciliation Brussels, its importance as the seat of a vice-
with Boyle and Atterbury, 49.
regal Court, ii. 15.
Brydges, Sir Egerton, ii. 312.
| Byron, Lord, his epistolary style, i. 147 ; his
Buchanan, character of his writings, i. 394.
character, 148; his early life, 148 ; his quarrel
Buckhurst, ii, 150, 151.
with and separation from his wife, 149–150;
Buckingham, Duke of, the “Steenie" of James his expatriation, 151 ; decline of his intellec-
1., i. 197, 198; Bacon's early discernment of tual powers, 151; his attachment to Italy and
his influence, 372, 373; his expedition to Greece, 152; his sickness and death, 152;
Spain, 373 ; his return for Bacon's patronage, general grief for his fate, 152 ; remarks on
373 ; his corruption, 374; his character and his poetry, 153 ; his admiration of the Pope
position, 374-377 ; his marriage, 378 ; his school of poetry, 159; his opinion of Words-
visit to Bacon, and report of his condition, worth and Coleridge, 159; of Peter Bell,
159 ; his estimate of the poetry of the 18th
Buckingham, Duke of, one of the Cabal and 19th centuries, 159; his sensitiveness to
ministry, ii. 159; his fondness for Wycherley, criticism, 160; the interpreter between
159; anecdote of his versatility, 160.
Wordsworth and the multitude, 160 ; the
Budgell, Eustace, one of Addison's friends, founder of an exoteric Lake school, 161; re-
ii. 338, 339.
marks on bis dramatic works, 161-163; his
Bunyan, John, his history and character, i. egotism, 163; cause of his influence, 163-165,
136-138 ; his style, 139: his religious enthu-
siasm and imagery, ii. 142.
Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, review of South-
ey's edition of, i. 132; peculiarity of the
work, 133. 136. 138, 139; not a perfect alle- Cabal (the), their proceedings and designs,
gory, 135, 136.
ii. 20. 22. 24.
Buonaparte, i. 81. 304. ii. 333. See also N Cabinets, in modern times, ii. 28.
Cadiz, exploit of Essex at the siege of, i. 249.
Burgoyne, Gen., chairman of the committee of 360, its pillage by the English expedition in
inquiry on Lord Clive, ii. 125.
Burke, Edmund, his characteristics, i. 98; his Calcutta, its position on the Hoogley, ii. 98 ;
opinion of the war with Spain on the ques scene of the Black Hole of, 99, 100; resent-
tion of maritime right, 295; resembles Bacon, ment of the English at its fall, 100; again
412; effect of his speeches on the House of threatened by Surajah Dowlah, 102; revival
Commons, ii. 50; not the author of the Let-| of its prosperity, 107 : its sufferings during
ters of Junius, 197; his charges against the famine, 122 ; its capture, 184 ; its suburbs
Hastings, 226-340 ; bis kindness to Miss Bur infested by robbers, 198; its festivities on
ney, 304; her incivility to him at Hastings' Hastings' marriage, 205.
trial, 304, his early political career, 392–395 ; Calvinism, moderation of Bunyan's, i. 138:
his first speech in the House of Commons, held by the Church of England at the end of
395 ; his opposition to Chatham's measures the 16th century, ii. 75 ; many of its doctrines
relating to India, 401 ; his defence of his contained in the Paulician theology, 132.
party against Grenville's attacks, 404; his Cambridge, University of, favoured by George
feeling towards Chatham, 404.
I. and George II., ii. 376; its superiority to
Burleigh and his Times, review of Rev. Dr. Oxford in intellectual activity, s. 349; dis-
Nares's, i. 220; his early life and character, turbances produced in by the Civil War, ii. 7.
221–224; his death, 224 ; importance of the Cambyses, story of his punishment of the cor-
times in which he lived, 224 ; the great stain rupt judge, i. 383.
on his character, 233; character of the class Camilla, Madame D'Arblay's, ii. 313, 314.
of statesmen he belonged to, 352; classical Campaign, The, by Addison, ii. 332.
acquirements of his wife, 352 ; his conduct Canada, subjugation of, by the British in 1760,
towards Bacon, 354, 355. 359; his apology for i. 308
having resorted to torture, 370; Bacon's let | Canning, Mr., ii. 311.
ter to him upon the department of knowledge Cape Breton, reduction of, i. 307.
he had chosen, 409.
Caraffa, Gian Pietro, afterwards Pope Paul
Burnet, Bishop, ii. 49.
IV., bis zeal and devotion, ii. 135. 138.
Burney, Dr., his social position, ii. 288–290 ; Carlisle, Lady, i. 212.
his conduct relative to his daughter's first Carnatic (the), its resources, ii. 90–96 ; its in-
publication, 295 ; his daughter's engagement vasion by Hyder Ali, 211, 212
at Court, 300.
Carteret, Lord, his ascendancy after the fall of
Burney, Frances. See D'Arblay, Madame. Walpole, i. 281, 282; Sir Horace Walpole's
Bussey, his eminent merit and conduct in stories about him, 283 ; his defection from
India, ii. 95.
Sir Robert Walpole, 292 ; succeeds Walpole,
Bute, Earl of, his character and education, ii. 297 ; his character as a statesman, 297, 298;
368 ; appointed Secretary of State, 371 ; op created Earl Granville, 297.
poses the proposal of war with Spain on Carthagena, surrender of the arsenal and ships
account of the family compact, 373 ; his un of, to the Allies, i. 254.
popularity on Chatham's resignation, 374 ; | Casina (the), of Plautus, i. 41.
becomes Prime Minister, 374 ; his first speech Castile, Admiral of, i. 250.
in the House of Lords, 374 ; induces the re- Castile and Arragon, their old institutions fa-
tirement of the Duke of Newcastle, 375; vourable to public liberty, i. 240.
becomes First Lord of the Treasury, 376; | Castilians, their character in the 16th century,
his foreign and domestic policy, 377-382; i. 238 ; their conduct in the War of the Suc.
his resignation, 383; continues to advise the cession, 255; their attachment to the faith of
king privately, 385, 390, 394.
their ancestors, ii. 135.
Butler, Addison not inferior to him in wit, Castracani, Castruccio, Life of, by Machiavelli,
Byng, Admiral, his failure at Minorca, i. 302; Catholic Association, attempt of the Tories to
his trial, 304, opinion of his conduct, 304; put it down, ii, 176.
Chatham's defence of him, 304.
Catholic Church. See Church of Rome.
his tines opposition to Chatham on me of his
contained in diversity of, favoured by Gior
Catholicism, causes of its success, ii. 128–141. Charles VIII., i. 409.
Catholics and Jews, the same reasoning em- Charles XII., compared with Clive, ii. 127.
ployed against both, i. 142.
Charlotte, Queen, obtains the attendance of
Catholics and Protestants, their relative num. I Miss Burney, ii. 360 ; her partizanship for
bers in the 16th century, i. 230.
Hastings, 305; her treatment of Miss Burney,
Catholic Queen (a), precautions against, i. 74. 306–309.
“Cato," Addison's play of, its merits, and the Chatham, Earl of, character of his public life,
contest it occasioned, i. 345 ; its first repre i. 286, 287; his early life, 287; his travels, 288;
sentation, ii. 347 ; its performance at Oxford, enters the army, 288 ; obtains a seat in Par-
liament, 288; attaches himself to the Whigs
Cavaliers, their successors in the reign of in Opposition, 291; his qualities as an orator,
George I. turned demagogues, ii. 362.
293, 294; is made Groom of the Bedchamber
Cavendish, Lord, his conduct in the new coun to the Prince of Wales, 295; declaims against
cil of Temple, ii, 41; his merits, 392.
the ministers, 296 ; his opposition to Carteret,
Cecil. See Burleigh.
297; legacy left him by the Duchess of Mar).
Cecil, Robert, his rivalry with Francis Bacon, borough, 297; supports the Pelham ministry,
i. 354, 355. 359 ; his fear and envy of Essex, 297; appointed Vice. Treasurer of Ireland,
357. 365 ; increase of his dislike for Bacon, 297, 298; overtures made to him by New.
359 ; his conversation with Essex, 359; his castle, 301; made Secretary of State, 301; de-
interference to obtain knighthood for Bacon, fends Admiral Byng, 304; coalesces with the
Duke of Newcastle, 302; success of his admi-
Cecilia, Madame D'Arblay's, ii. 313; specimen nistration, 302–309; his appreciation of Clive,
of its style, 315, 316.
ii. 111. 123; breach between him and the
Censorship, existed in some form from Henry great Whig connection, 123; review of his
VIII. to the Revolution, i. 344.
Correspondence, 361; in the zenith of pros-
Cervantes, i. 238.
perity and glory, 361 ; his coalition with
Chalmers, Dr., Mr. Gladstone's opinion of his Newcastle, 363 ; his strength in Parliament,
defence of the Church, ii. 52.
366; jealousies in his cabinet, 371; his de-
Champion, Colonel, commander of the Bengal fects, 372 ; proposes to declare war against
army, ii. 194.
Spain on account of the family compact, 373;
Chandernagore, French settlement on the rejection of his counsel, 373 ; his resignation,
Hoogley, ii.98; captured by the English, 102. 373; the king's gracious behaviour to him,
Charlemagne, imbecility of his successors, ii. 88. 373; public enthusiasm towards him, 374 ; his
Charles, Archduke, his claim to the Spanish conduct in opposition, 375–381 ; his speech
crown, i. 241 ; takes the field in support of against peace with France and Spain, 381;
it, 250; accompanies Peterborough in his his unsuccessful audiences with George 111.
expedition, 251 ; his success in the north-east to form an administration, 385; Sir William
of Spain, 253; is proclaimed king at Madrid, Pynsent bequeaths his whole property to
254; his reverses and retreat, 256; his re hím, 387; bad state of his health, 388; is twice
entry into Madrid, 257 ; his unpopularity, visited by the Duke of Cumberland with pro-
257; concludes a peace, 259; forms an alli positions from the King, 390, 391; his condem-
ance with Philip of Spain, 262.
nation of the American Stamp Act, 393,394 ;
Charles J., lawfulness of the resistance to, i. is induced by the King to assist in ousting
15. 18; Milton's defence of his execution, 20, Rockingham, 397; morbid state of his mind,
21; his treatment of the Parliament of 1640, 397, 398. 401 ; undertakes to form an admi-
61; his treatment of Strafford, 66; estimate nistration, 398, 399; is created Earl of
of his character, 66. 79, 80. 197 ; his fall, 78; Chatham, 399; failure of his ministerial
his condemnation and its consequences, arrangements, 399_403 ; loss of his popular-
78-81; Hampden's opposition to him, and ity, and of his foreign influence, 399_403 ;
its consequences, 197-204 ; resistance of the his despotic manners, 398, 400; lays an em-
Scots to him, 204, 205 ; his increasing diffi. bargo on the exportation of corn, 401 ; his
culties, 205 ; his conduct towards the House first speech in the House of Lords, 401; his
of Commons, 212-214; his fight, 214; re supercilious conduct towards the Peers, 401;
view of his conduct and treatment, 215. 217 ; his retirement from office, 401; his policy
reaction in his favour during the Long Par violated, 402-404; resigns the privy seal,
liament, 331 ; cause of his political blunders, 403 ; state of parties and of public affairs on
378 ; effect of the victory over him on the his recovery, 403, 404; his political relations,
national character, ii. 4.
405 ; his, eloquence not suited to the House
Charles I. and Cromwell, choice between, i. 78. of Lords, 405; opposed the recognition of the
Charles II., character of his reign, i. 22; his independence of the United States, 407; his
foreign subsidies, 89 ; his situation in 1660 last appearance in the House of Lords, 406 ;
contrasted with that of Louis XVIII., 324; his death, 407; reflections on his fall, 407; his
his character, 327; ii. 9; his position towards funeral in Westminster Abbey, 407.
the king of France, 329; consequences of his | Cherbourg, guns taken from, i. 307.
levity and apathy, 331, 332 ; his court com- | Chesterfield, Lord, his dismissal by Walpole, i.
pared with that of his father, ii, 13; his ex 290.
travagance, 15; his subserviency to France, Cheyte Sing, a vassal of the government of
16-26 ; his renunciation of the dispensing Bengal, ii. 213 ; his large revenue and sus.
power, 24; his relations with Temple, 25. 27. pected treasure, 215 ; Hastings' policy in
42 ; his system of bribery of the Commons, desiring to punish him, 215_217 ; his treat-
31 ; his dislike of Halifax, 39; his dismissal ment made the successful charge against
of Temple, 42; his social disposition, 159. Hastings, 231.
Charles Il. of Spain, his unhappy condition, Chillingworth, his opinion on apostolical suc-
i. 241. 243–246.; his difficulties in respect to cession, ji. 74; became a Catholic from con-
the succession, 241-246.
18 despotin us foreien ; loss of hy ministeriet
nationalect of these of his ,
lars (the), parallel betweb Cromwell, i. 81.
Chivalry, its form in Languedoc in the 12th Bengal, 109; his dispersion of Shah Alum's
century, ii. 131, 132.
army, 110; responsibility of his position, 110;
Cholmondely, Mrs., ii. 296.
his return to England, 111; his reception,
Christchurch College, Oxford, its repute after 11, 112; his proceedings at the India House,
the Revolution, ii. 46; issues a new edition 112. 115; nominated Governor of the British
of the Letters of Phalaris, 47.
possessions in Bengal, 115 ; his arrival at
Christianity, its alliance with the ancient phi Calcutta, 115; suppresses a conspiracy, 115-
losophy, i. 392 ; light in which it was regarded 117; success of his foreign policy, 118 ; bis
by the Italians at the Reformation, ii. 134. return to England, 119 ; his unpopularity,
Church (the), in the time of James II., I. 88. and its causes, 120_124 ; invested with the
Church (the), Southey's Book of, i. 100.
Grand Cross of the Bath, 124 ; his speech in
Church, the English,persecutions in her name, i. his defence, and its consequence, 125; his life
55, 56 ; High and Low Church parties, ii. 335. in retirement, 126 ; reflections on his career,
Church of England, its origin, and connection 126 ; failing of his mind, and death by his own
with the state, i. 59; its condition in the time hand, 126.
of Charles I., 1.113 ; endeavour of the leading Clizia, Machiavelli's, i. 41.
Whigs at the Revolution to alter its Liturgy Clodius, extensive bribery at the trial of, i. 382.
and Articles, 340. ii. 76 ; its contest with the Club room, Johnson's, i. 190.
Scotch nation, i. 341 ; Mr. Gladstone's work Coalition of Chatham and Newcastle, i. 302, ij.
in defence of it, ii. 52, 53; his arguments for 374.
its being the pure Catholic Church of Christ, Cobham, Lord, his malignity towards Essex, i.
69. 71; its claims to apostolical succession 365.
discussed, 71-77 ; views respecting its al- | Cæsar Borgia, i. 43.
liance with the state, 77- 82 ; contrast of its Cæsar, Claudius, resemblance of James I. to, i.
operations during the two generations suc. 196.
ceeding the Reformation, with those of the Cæsar, Julius, compared with Cromwell, i. 81.
Church of Rome, 141, 142.
Church of Rome, its alliance with ancient phi- Tudors, not applicable, i. 229.
losophy, i. 392 ; causes of its success and vi- Coke, Sir E., his conduct towards Bacon, i. 355,
tality, ii. 128, 129; sketch of its history, 130 376'; his opposition to Bacon in Peacham's
case, 369, 370 ; his experience in conducting
Churchill, Charles, i. 87. ii. 378.
state prosecutions, 370; his removal from the
Cicero, partiality of Dr. Middleton towards, I Bench, 376; his reconciliation with Buck-
i. 348; the most eloquent and skilful of ad ingham, and agreement to marry his daughter
vocates, 348 ; bis epistles in his banishment, to Buckingham's brother, 376; bis reconci.
357; his opinion of the study of rhetoric, 405. liation with Bacon, 377 ; his behaviour to
Cider, proposal of a tax on, by the Bute ad Bacon at his trial, 385.
ministration, ii. 382.
Coleridge, relative correctness" of his poetry,
Civilisation, England's progress in, due to the i. 153 ; Byron's opinion of him, 159.
people, i. 121.
Coligui, Gaspar de, reference to, ii. 389.
Civil privileges and political power identical, Collier, Jeremy, sketch of his life, ii. 167-170 ;
his publication on the profaneness of the
Civil war, its evils the price of our liberty, i. English stage, 169. 172; his controversy with
18; conduct of the Long Parliament in refer Congreve, 170, et seq.
ence to it, 66. 77.
Colloquies on Society, Southey's, i. 98; plan of
Clarendon, Lord, his character, i. 88, 89, his the work, 102, 103.
testimony in favour of Hampden, 199. 208, Colonies, i. 239 ; question of the competency of
209. 217. 219; his literary merit, 317 ; his po Parliament to tax them, ii. 393, 394.
sition at the head of affairs, 13, 14-17; his Comedy (the) of England, effect of the writings
faulty style, 22 ; his opposition to the grow. of Congreve and Sheridan upon, i. 40.
ing power of the Commons, 31 ; his temper, Comic Dramatists of the Restoration, ii.
149_175 ; have exercised a great influence
Clarke, Dr. Samuel, ii. 129.
on the human mind, 150.
Clarkson, Thomas, ii. 312.
Comines, his testimony to the good government
Classical learning, love of, in Italy in the 14th of England, i. 193.
century, i. 33.
Commerce and manufactures, their extent in
Clavering, General, ii. 196; his opposition to Italy in the 14th century, i. 32, 33; condition
Hastings, 198–201 ; his appointment as Go o f, during the war at the latter part of the
vernor-General, 203; his defeat, 203 ; his reign of George II., 309.
Commons, House of, increase of its power, i.
Cleveland, Duchess of, her favour to Wycherley 93, 94 ; increase of its power by and since the
and Churchill, ii. 158, 159,
Clifford, Lord, his character, ii. 20; his retire. Commonwealth, ii. 157.
ment, 25; his talent for debate. 31. ' Comus, Milton's, i. 6. 8.
Clive, Lord, review of Sir John Malcolm's Life | Condé, Marshal, compared with Clive, ii. 127.
of. ii.83_-127 : his family and boyhood, 84, 85; Conflans, Admiral, his defeat by Hawke, i. 307.
his shipment to India, 81; his arrival at Ma-Congreve, sketch of his career at the Temple,
dras, and position there, 85; obtains an en ii. 165, 166 ; success of his “Love for Love,"
sign's commission in the Company's service, 167 ; his " Mourning Bride," 167 ; his contro-
87 ; his attack, capture, and defence of Arcot, versy with Collier, 169. 172 : his " Way of the
91-94 ; his subsequent proceedings, 95, 96; World," 172 ; his position among men of let-
his marriage and return to England, 96; his ters, 173; his attachment to Mrs. Brace-
reception, 96; enters Parliament, 96; returns girdle, 174 ; his friendship with the Duchess
to India, 97 ; his subsequent proceedings, 97 of Marlborough, 174 ; his death and capricious
-106 ; his conduct towards Omichuud, 105 ; will, 174 ; his funeral in Westminster Abbey,
his pecuniary acquisitions, 107, 108; his trans 174; cenotaph to his memory at Stowe, 175;
actions with Meer Jaffir, 107, 108 ; appointed analogy between him and Wycherley, 175,
Governor of the Company's possessions in 176.
Hallam's, i. 51–98."y of England, review of Cromwell and Charles, choice betwy
Congreve and Sheridan, effect of their worksCriticism, remarks on Johnson's code of, i. 186.
upon the comedy of England, i. 40; con | Critics, professional, their influence over the
trasted with Shakespeare, 40.
reading public, i. 1 25.
Conquest of the British arms in 1758-60, i.Croker, Mr., his edition of Boswell's Life of
Dr. Johnson, reviewed, i. 165–190.
Constance, council of, put an end to the Wick-Cromwell, Oliver, his elevation to power, i. 80 ;
liffe schism, ii. 134.
his character as a legislator, 81; as a general,
Constitution (the) of England, in the 15th and 82; his administration and its results, 83, 84 ;
18th centuries, compared with those of other embarked with Hampden for America, but
European states, i. 69; the argument that it not suffered to proceed, 204 ; his qualities,
would be destroyed by admitting the Jews to 220 ; his administration, 325. 328 ; treatment
power, 140 ; its theory in respect to the three of his remains, 327 ; his abilities displayed in
branches of the legislature, ii. 358.
Ireland, ii, 11, 12; anecdute of his sitting for
Constitutional government, decline of, on the his portrait, 181.
Continent early in the 17th century, i. 71, 72.
Constitutional History of England, review of Cromwell and Napoleon, remarks on Mr. Hal-
lam's parallel between, i. 81-84.
Constitutional Royalists in the reign of Charles Cromwell, Henry, description of, ii. 7.
I., i. 210. 214.
Cromwell, Richard, ii. 367.
Conway, Henry, ji. 387 ; Secretary of State Crown (the), veto by, on Acts of Parliament,
under Lord Rockingham, 392; returns to his i. 74; its control over the army, 74 ; its power
position under Chatham, 399_402 ; sank into in the 16th century, 226; curtailment of its
prerogatives, 275, 276 ; its power predomi-
Conway, Marshal, his character, ii. lll.
nant at the beginning of the 17th century, ii.
Cooke, Sir Anthony, his learning, i. 352.
30; decline of its power during the Pen-
Co-operation, advantages of, ii. 57.
sionary Parliament, 30, 31 ; its long contest
Coote, Sir Eyre, ii. 207 ; his character and con with the Parliament put an end to by the
duct in council, 207, 208 ; his great victory of Revolution, 34. See also Prerogative.
Porto Novo, 212.
Crusades (the), their beneficial effect upon
Corah, ceded to the Mogul, ii. 192.
Italy, i. 32.
“ Correctness" in the fine arts and in the Culpeper, Mr., i. 210.
sciences, i. 153-155; in painting, 155 ; what | Cumberland, the dramatist, his manner of ac-
is meant by it in poetry, 153-155.
knowledging literary merit, ii. 296.
Corruption, parliamentary, not necessary to Cumberland, Duke of, ii. lll; the confidential
the Tudors, i. 275; its extent in the reigns of friend of Henry Fox, 379; confided in by
George I. and II., ii. 370, 371.
George III., 389; his character, 389; me-
Corsica given up to France, ii. 403.
diated between the king and the Whigs, 390.
Cossimbazar, its situation and importance, ii.
Council of York, its abolition, i. 205.
Country Wife of Wycherley, its character and
merits, ii. 160; whence borrowed, 164.
Courtenay, Rt. Hon. T. P., review of his Me- | Dacier, Madame, ii. 325.
moirs of Sir William Temple, ii. 1-50 ; his D'Alembert, Horace Walpole's opinion of him,
concessions to Dr. Lingard in regard to the i. 269.
Triple Alliance, 19; his opinion of Temple's Dallas, Chief Justice, one of the counsel for
proposed new council, 28, 29; his error as to Hastings on his trial, ii. 235.
Temple's residence, 43.
Danby, Earl, i. 275 ; his connection with
Cousinhood, nickname of the official members Temple, abilities, and character, ii. 25, 26 ;
of the Temple family, ii. 6.
impeached and sent to the Tower, 27 ; owed
Covenant, the Scotch, i. 204.
his office and dukedom to his talent in de-
Covenanters (the), their conclusion of a treaty
with Charles I., i. 205.
Danger, public, a certain amount of, will war-
Coventry, Lady, ii. 292.
rant a retrospective law, i. 209.
Cowley, dictum of Denham concerning him, Dante, his Divine Comedy, i. 9.33; compari.
1.2 ; deficient in imagination, 5; his wit, 272, son of him with Milton, 9. et seq.; "correct-
ii. 341; bis admiration of Bacon, i. 413.
ness" of his poetry, 153 ; story from, illus-
Cowper, Earl, Keeper of the Great Seal, ii. 335. trative of the two great parties in England
Cowper, William, 'i. 158; his praise of Pope, after the accession of the House of Hanover,
159; his friendship with Warren Hastings, ii. 362.
D'Arblay, Madame, review of her Diary and Let.
Cox, Archdeacon, his eulogium on Sir Robert ters, ii. 286-317; wide celebrity of her name,
Walpole, i. 277.
287; her Diary, 287, 288 ; her family, 287 ; her
Cover, Abbé, his imitation of Voltaire, ii. 342. birth and education, 289, 290 ; her father's
Craggs, Secretary, i. 300 ; succeeds Addison, social position, 291; her first literary efforts,
ii. 358; Addison dedicates his works to him, 291 ; her friendship with Mr. Crisp, 291. 294;
publication of her “Evelina," 294, 295; her
Cranmer, Archbishop, estimate of his cha comedy “ The Witlings," 297 ; her second
racter, i. 57.
novel," Cecilia," 298, death of her friends
Crebillon, the younger, i. 269.
Crisp and Johnson, 298; her regard for Mrs.
Crisis, Steele's, ii. 352.
Delany, 298; her interview with the king
Crisp, Samuel, his early career, ii. 291; his tra. and queen, 299, 300; accepts the situation of
gedy of Virginia, 291 ; his retirement and se. keeper of the robes, 300, sketch of her life
clusion, 293, 294 ; his friendship with the in this position, 301-303 , attends at Warren
Burneys, 294 ; his gratification at the success Hastings' trial, 303; her espousal of ihe cause
of Miss Burney's first work, 295; his advice of Hastings, 304 ; her incivility to Windham
to her upon her comedy, 297; his applause of and Burke, 301 ; her sufferings during her
her "Cecilia,” 298.
keepership, 304, 307-309; her marriage, and
Debating, se, and define to the
r; Earl, Keeper 158; his praise Hastings,