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Stoics, their philosophy, i. 392. 399. 401.
statesman, 2-5 ; his family, 6 ; his early life,
statesman, 62; bill of attainder against him, historical interest of his love-letters, 8, 9;
himself to Arlington, 14; his embassy to
Munster, 14 ; appointed resident at the court
his interview with De Witt, 16; his negotia-
at home and abroad, 19; his recall, and fare.
dismissal, 21 ; style and character of his com-
peace with the Dutch, 24-26 ; offered the
pany, his character, ii. 113; his relation to the king, 26. 28; his share in bringing about
the marriage of the Prince of Orange with
the Lady Mary, 26; required to sign the
ii. 335 ; appointed Lord Lieutenant of Ire. 26 ; his plan of a new privy council, 28. 34 ;
conduct on the Exclusion Question, 42;
42, 43, his literary pursuits, 44 ; his amanu-
racter, ii. 99; the monster of the “Black ters of Phalaris, 46 ; his death and character,
the circumstances of his deposition, ii. 123. Thackeray, Rev. Francis, review of his Life of
&c., i. 286; his style and matter, 286, 287.
Temple's, ii. 44; instance of his imitation of duct towards Walpole, 295, 296.
Theatines, ii. 135.
ii. 296; her regard for Miss Burney, 296.
Thurlow, Lord, ii. 125, 227. 237 ; his weight in
Tickell, Thomas, Addison's chief favourite, ii.
Under-secretary of State, 358; Addison en-
Tindal, his character of the Earl of Chatham's
(in 1705), i. 255.
popularity, 343; change in its character, 345; L governments, i. 60, conduct of James II. as
a professed supporter of it, 333-337.
Tories, their popularity and ascendency in 1710,
years following the Revolution, 264 ; of Wal.
II. upon them, 338, their principles and con-
duct after the Revolution, 345 ; contempt
paucity of talent among them, 363; their joy
369; in the ascendant for the first time since | Usurper (a), to obtain the affection of his sub-
Utility the key of the Baconian doctrine, i. 389.
Peacham's case, i. 369, 370; its use forbid were to be apprehended from it, 262; state
Anne's time, 260.
tion, ii. 185 ; his fair intentions, feebleness,
Bourbon forces in Spain (1710), i. 258.
Venice, republic of, next in antiquity to the
Verona, protest of Lord Holland against the
of, ii. 175.
Veto, by Parliament on the appointment of
Horace Walpole's opinion of him, 269 ; me-
ii. 125 ; his character and that of his compeers,
ship-money, i. 203; of Strafford, 208 ; of pared with Addison as a master of the art of
ridicule, 341, 342.
rence in the 14th century, i. 32.
Vision of Judgment, Southey's, i. 103.
Wages, effect of attempts by government to
Waldegrave, Lord, made First Lord of the
Treasury by George II., i. 307; his attempt
Wales, Frederic Prince of, joined the opposi.
makes Pitt his groom of the bedchamber,
295 his death, 298; headed the opposition,
ii. 363 ; his sneer at the Earl of Bute, 369.
Wales, Princess Dowager of, mother of George
sults, ii. 68 ; of England with Ireland, its un 1377.
to the minister, i. 291.
Waller, Edmund, his conduct in the House of
Commons, i. 333; similarity of his character
to Lord Bacon's, 367.
from the student works containing impurity, Walpole, Sir Horace, review of Lord Dover's
his politics, 265; his affectation of philosophy,
267 ; his unwillingness to be considered a Wheeler, Mr., his appointment as Governor-
Whigs (the), their unpopularity and loss of
Tories for their treatment of him, i. 261; the pole's time, 291, 292; doctrines and litera.
the administration of the government, 344 ;
dissensions and reconstruction of the Whig
public patronage in the reign of George I.,
362; acknowledged the Duke of Newcastle
fluence at the close of the reign of George
scriptions of, ii. 332, 333; descriptions of by dynasty, 366; division of them into two
Wnigs and Tories after the Revolution, i. 91 ;
government, ii. 78 ; his social contract a fic essential characteristics, ii. 361; their trans-
362 ; analogy presented by France, 361 ;
party spirit between them, ii. 363; revival
marriage with Addison, 357. c.hind hown whetween them, 377; minimum
the Puritans, 141.
133; his influence in England, Germany,
tional and private, 107. 119; its diffusion in Wilberforce, William, ii. 232.
his comparison of the mother of George III.
Lord Clive, ii. 125, 126 ; his urgency with persecution by the Grenville administration,
Briton, 384; his committal to the Tower,
385); his discharge, 385 ; his Essay on Wo-
fights a duel with one of Lord Bute's de-
works ordered to be burnt by the hangman,
man, ií. 28 ; his opinion as to the expediency mons, and outlawed, 386 ; obtains damages
386 ; returns from exile and is elected for
House, ii. 181 ; failed in portrait-painting,
dislike to the doctrine of predestination, ii. and national character in his reign, i. 92;
his feeling in reference to the Spanish suc-
measures, 246 ; suffered under a complica-
tion of diseases, 247; his death, 248 ; limita-
Temple, ii. 44 ; coalition which he formed | Wycherley, William, his literary merits and against Louis XIV. secretly favoured by faults, ii. 157 ; his birth, family, and educa. Rome, 144; his vices not obtruded on the tion, 157; age at which he wrote his plays, public eye, 167 ; his assassination planned, 158; his favour with the Duchess of Cleve168 ; Addison's Lines to him, 322 ; reference land, 158, 159; his marriage, 161 ; his emto him, 389.
barrassments, 161 ; his acquaintance with Williams, Dean of Westminster, his services Pope, 162, 163; his character as a writer,
to Buckingham, and counsel to him and the 164, 165 ; his severe handling by Collier, king, i. 378,
170; analogy between him and Congreve, Williams, John, his character, ii. 240. 296; 175.
employed by Hastings to write in his de- Wyndham, Mr., his opinion of Sheridan's fence, 240.
speech against Hastings, ii. 233; his arguWilliams, Sir William, his character as a ment for retaining Francis in the impeachlawyer, i. 364 ; his view of the duty of coun ment against Hastings, 234; his appearance sel in conducting prosecutions, 364.
at the trial, 236; his adherence to Burke, Wimbledon Church, Lord Burleigh attended 239.
mass at, i. 222. Wine, excess in, not a sign of illbreeding in the
reign of Queen Anne, ii. 337. “ Wisdom of our ancestors," proper value of the plea of, ii. 319, 320.
Xenophon, his report of the reasoning of SoWit, Addison's compared with that of Cowley crates in confutation of Aristodemus, ii. 129.
and Butler, ii. 341. Witt, John de, power with which he governed
Holland, ii. 14; his interriew with Temple, 16; his manners, 16, 17; his confidence in Temple and deception by Charles's court, 20, 21; York, Duke of, ii. 28; anxiety excited by his his violent death, 22.
sudden return from Holland, 41; detestation Wolcot, ii. 296.
of him, 41; revival of the question of his Wolfe, General, Pitt's panegyric upon, i. 294 ; exclusion, 41.
his conquest of Quebec, and death, 307; monu-York House, the London residence of Bacon ment voted to him, 307.
and of his father, i. 377. 387. Woodfall, Mr., his dealings with Junius, ii. 197. Yonge, Sir William, i. 291. Wordsworth, relative "correctness" of his Young, Dr., his testimony to Addison's collo
poetry, i. 153; Byron's distaste for, 159; cha- quial powers, ii. 337.
racteristics of his poems, 160. 163. Works, public, employment of the public
wealth in, i. 108; public and private, com
parative value of, 108, 109. Writing, grand canon of, i. 236.
Zohak, King, Persian fable of, ii. 69