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Club, The Literary, at first a Corneille to Shakespeare, as

supper party, 51; Murphy's clipped bedge to a forest, 27.
account of, 385; at the Turk's Corpore vili and the rejoinder of a
Head, 405.

poor man, 127.
Coach, Johnson's love for driving Cotterel, Miss, at her house John.
in a, 110.

son and Reynolds first met, 329 ;
College, particulars of Johnson's “ downed" by Johnson in one

life at, gathered from Dr. Adams of his early visits, 338.

and Dr. Taylor, 15, 186, 365. Council of Trent, History of, partly
Collier, Dr., condemned for senti. translated by Johnson, 189.

ments applauded when uttered Country life, Johnson's sneer at
by Johnson, 73.

the pleasures of, 106.
Colours, Johnson's love of bright, Courtesy, Johnson's ceremonious,

to poor dependents, 35.
Combe, John-a, distich to, wrongly Cowley, Johnson's Life of, 439.

ascribed to Shakespeare, 239 n. Critic, Johnson as a, 202, 203, 439.
Common things said by Johnson Crousaz, M., his Examen of Pope's
in the newest manner, 200.

Essay on Man, 378.
Commonplace book, Mrs. Thrale's, Cumberland, Richard, his recollec-
noticed by Johnson, 21.

tions of Johnson, 211-21; his
Composition, night was Johnson's verses on Johnson, 215.

usual time for, 189; Bishop Mrs., her genial tea-table,
Percy's account of, 226; Mur- 213.
phy's, 408.

Cummyns, Mr., the Quaker, a
Comus, the Masque of, acted by victim to newspaper abuse, 76.

lords and ladies it was written

to entertain, 5.
Congé d'élire, Johnson's definition Dancing, cards, and dress, advo-
of, 137.

cated by Johnson, 46.
Congreve, Archdeacon, Johnson's D'Arblay, Madame, Extracts from
schoolfellow, 245.

her Diary and Letters, 297-322.
Contradicting, Johnson's habit of, Davies, Tom, publishes Fugitive

Pie without Johnson's con-
Conversation, Johnson's love of, sent, 26.

13, 85; he preferred that which Death, Johnson's dread of, 110,
was without effort, 76, 109; his

great power in, 200; historical The, of Johnson, 183, 206,
and political, not liked by him, 292, 293, 322.
36; Johnson's, described by Bos- Effect of, on the public
well, 452, 454.

mind, 362.
Converser, Johnson a tremendous, Rev. T. Twining on, 324;

Murphy on, 340, 396.
Conway described by Dr. Camp- Debates, Johnson's Parliamentary,
bell, 236, 239.

187; Murphy's account of, 357,
Mrs., Johnson criticises 358.
Pope's epitaph on, 7.

Declamation, Johnson's power of,
Corbet, Young, Johnson's com- 119, 128.
panion at Oxford, 365.

Decline, gradual, gentle, impossi-
Corke, Lord, presents the Dic- ble to arrest, 77.

tionary to the Academia at Flo- Degree, M.A., Oxford, Johnson
rence, 191.

obtains, 394; LL.D., 406.

at the first acting of She Stoops

to Conquer, 218.
Dryden, Johnson's great reverence

for, 26; bis epigram on Milton

translated into Latin, 32.
Duck, childish epitaph on a, 8.
Dyer, Mr. Samuel, Johnson's
friend, a member of The Club,


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Derange, Johnson would not allow

the use of this word, 137.
Diary, The, of Dr. Thomas Camp-

bell, 235-80.
Dictionary, The, Johnson thought

he could have done it in two
years, 25; new edition of, 25 ;
dedication of, 154 ; composed
amid inconvenience and distrac-
tion, in sickness and sorrow,
185, 191; remuneration for,
191; Bishop Percy on the man-
ner of its compilation, 227 ;
Murphy's account of the under-
taking of, 382-436; Johnson's
poem written after revising,
398-400 ; completed, 393,

Dies ire, Dies illa, Johnson's emo-

tion in reading, 82.
Dilly, Mr., dinner at his house

with Johnson, Boswell, and

Campbell, 259, 260.
Dinner, an account of the dishes

at a certain, 252; Dr. Campbell
thinks all dinners are too much

alike, 254.
Discourses, Reynolds’s, owe much

to Johnson's influence, 357.
Disgrace. “If you do not see the

honour, Sir, I feel the disgrace,"

Diversion, so called, 106.
Dodd, Dr., Dr. Campbell goes to

hear him preach, 264.
Dodsley, Mr., Johnson called him

his patron, 186.
Dogs, fighting, Johnson throws

them out of the window, 48.
Don Quixote, an universal classic,

Douglas, Dr., vindicates Milton

from the charge of plagiarism,

Dove, Anacreon's, Johnson's trans-

lation of, 22.
Downs, the, at Brighton amusingly

described by Johnson, 106.
Dress, Johnson's good taste in

ladies', 111, 113, 301.
Drummond, Adam, leads the laugh


Earthquake at Lisbon, Johnson at

first did not believe in the, 59.
Echo. None in Johnson, he is all

original, 323.
Education, Johnson's views on, 88,

129 ; Hill Boothby on, 149.
Election, Johnson joins in the fun

at one, 87.
Elocution, Thomas Sheridan's

writings on, 125.
Elphinston, Mr. James, 152.
English feeling towards the Irish

better than Dr. Campbell had

expected, 251.
Epigram, by Johnson, 32, Dr.
Trapp's on Oxford and Cam-

bridge, 19.
Epitaph, on Mrs. Salusbury, 54,
55; on Mr. Thrale, 56; OD
Hogarth, 57;

Miss Hill
Boothby, 179; on Levett, 203;
Johnson's epitaphs, both Latin
and English, much admired, 206;
extemporary epitaphs, written
on each other by a merry party,
including Johnson, Burke, Gold.

smith, &c., 218, 219.
Equality, the, of man, Johnson's

absurd illustration of, 126.
Evelina, discussed at Streatham,

306, 308.
Eyes, Johnson's piercing, 118.
Eyesight, Johnson's defective, 43.


Facility, Johnson's, in writing, 23,

Faden, Mr., the printer, Johnson

pays his debt to, 421.
False Alarm, The, Johnson's first

and favourite pamphlet, 20.

Fugitive Pieces, Johnson's, printed

without his knowledge, 26.

Family history, Johnson tells some

of his to Mrs. Thrale, 6.
Fashionable society at Brighton in

1787, 279.
Faulkener's Chelsea quoted, 222.
Fawkes, Frank, his translation of

Anacreon's Dove, 22.
Ferguson, his book on Civil Society

praised, 28.
Fielding and Richardson compared,

Fitzherbert, Mr., 148, 168, 169;

Johnson's regard and esteem for
Mrs. Fitzherbert, 66.
Flattery, Johnson liked, delicately

administered, 76; his rough
speech to Hannah More on her

too emphatic, 76.
Flint, Bet, and her verses, 303.
Foote, Sam, Johnson's tribute to

his talents, 72; congratulates
him on being kicked in Dublin,
126, 407; his wit and readiness

praised, 128.
Footing, Boswell on a good, with

Johnson, 452.
Ford, Cornelius, Johnson's athletic

uncle, 6; his son, Hogarth's
parson, 9; his excellent advice
to Johnson, 10, 363.

Sarah, Johnson's mother,
7-13, 201.
Foster, Mrs. Thrale puts Johnson

in a passion by praising his
sermons, 247.

Mrs. Eliza, Milton's grand-
daughter, her benefit, 390.
French, the, have few sentiments,

but express them neatly, “ little
meat, but dress it well,” 44.

literature much read by
Johnson, 112.
French society compared with Eng.

lish, 279.
Friends, something pleasing in

the misfortunes of our best,

Friendship, Johnson ridicules one

who preached on, to a fashion-

able congregation, 64.
Fruit, Johnson's love of, 44.

Garrick, David, Johnson teases,

26 ; his story of Johnson throw-
ing a man and a chair into the
pit, 48; Johnson would not be-
lieve in his being ill, 77 ; Gar-
rick and Johnson have a close
encounter," telling old stories of
their boyish days, 286; his face
becomes worn and old-looking
by constant play of the muscles,

Cumberland describes
Johnson at Garrick's grave,
220; described by Dr. Camp-
bell, 245; his epilogue to Bon-
duca, 298; Johnson will not
allow anyone else to abuse him,
299; Murphy's account of, 373,
374, 427;“ Johnson and Garrick
can never be properly enjoyed
unless together,” says Hannah
More, 286; imitates Johnson's
reciting poetry, 289; his re-
markable saying contrasting the
tragedy of Shakespeare and
Johnson, 385.

Mrs., helps Hannah More to
prepare for a party, 286; mirth-
ful conversation at her house,

General scholarship and general

knowledge possessed by John-
Genius, Johnson on, 317.
Gesticulations, Johnson's, men.

tioned by Tyers, 185; Miss
Reynolds describes Johnson's
extraordinary, 343.
Ghost, Johnson, like one, will not

speak till he is spoken to, 85.
Ghost, The, by Churchill, a satire

in which Johnson is Pomposo,

Gibraltar, the account of Elliot's

defence of, disbelieved by John-

son, 214.

son, 58.

Goat, Sir Joseph Banks', Johnson's

inscription for, 32.

Goldsmith, Oliver, Mrs. Thrale

thinks will be Johnson's bio-
grapher, 16; offended at being
called Dr. Minor, 75 ; and Good-
man Dull, ibid.; tells what he
felt when his play was hissed,
98; Johnson sells the Vicar of
Wakefield for him, 50; Cum-
berland's account of, 216, 218-
20; his epitaph on Cumberland
in Retaliation, 219; his death,
219; his appearance described

by Miss Reynolds, 332.
Gower, Lord, his efforts for John-

son, 197, 376, 377.
Graham, Eaton, calls Goldsmith

Dr. Minor, 75.
Grainger, his Ode on Solitude, re-

peated by Johnson, 342.
Grandison, Sir Charles, Miss

Boothby on, 149.
Gray, the very Torré of poetry,

136; Johnson's opinion of, 203,

Greek, Johnson not so ignorant of,

as he chose to say, 26, 198.
Greenwich, Jobnson and Boswell

take a boat to go to, 457.
Grierson, Mr., Johnson's good

stories of him, 49.
Grotto, Johosun's sharp speech to

a lady showing one off, 83.
Gwatkin, Miss, Reynolds grand-

niece, 351.

Harrison, Mr., a famous preacher,

Dr. Campbell calls him “a
spouter," 265.
Hawkesworth, Jack, Johnson's

friend, 16; a victim to news.
paper abuse, 76; one of the

Johnsonian school, 196.
Hawkins, Sir John, a remark of,

corrected by Percy, 225; an
unclubable man, 299; Mr. Twi.
ning's account of his manage.
ment of Johnson's funeral, and
strange speeches at the time,
324 ; the injustice and misrepre.
sentation of his Life of Johnson,

Health, Johnson's, always bad, 35;

becomes worse, 53; greatly
benefited by the attentions of
Mrs. Thrale, 53; of the hun-
dred sublunary things given to

man, health is ninety-nine, 184.
Heaven and Hell, the first time

Johnson heard of, 15.
Hector, Johnson's friend, occasion-

ally his amanuensis, 367.
Hermit of Teneriffe, said to be

composed in one night, 187.
Hervey, Mr. Thomas, Johnson

cites his brilliant manners and
genuine force of mind, 65; John-
son's love for every one of that

name, ibid.

Hailes, Lord, Boswell's letters to,

449-459; Boswell entreats his

good offices with his father, 450.
Hamilton, Mr., the printer, John-

son repays, 422.
Hamlet, Johnson reads, when nine

years old, 12.
Hampton Court, Dr. Campbell

visits, 269.
Happiness, professions of, Johnson

Historical conversation not liked

by Johnson, 36.
Hodge, Johnson's cat, 103.
Hogarth._Johnson's cousin, Cor-

nelius Ford, was the parson in
one of his pictures, 9; his
anxiety that Mrs. Thrale should
obtain the friendship of Johnson,

Holland House, a dessert service

given to Johnson preserved there,

Holyhead. Dr. Campbell visits,

Honour. “ If you do not see the

honour, I feel the disgrace," 83.
Hoole, Mr., accompanies Fanny

Burney to Johnson's sick room,

thinks “ all cant," 112.
Harleian, The, Miscellany, com-

piled by Johnson, 381.
Harris, James, six grammatical

faults, in his dedication of four.
teen lines, 27.


315; attends Johnson in his last

Irene, presented by Johnson to
illness, 319.

Miss Boothby, 159, 160, 174 ;
Hounds, Johnson follows the, but Murphy's account of, 429, 431.

finds no pleasure in it, 84. Irreparable or irrepairable? 'asked
Household, Johnson's, described, for a wager, 92.
306, 307.

Ivy Lane, The Club in, members
Hume, David, Johnson's intoler- of, 385.

ance for, 130.
Humour, Johnson's ricb vein of,

James, Dr., acquainted with John.
Hunter, Mr., the schoolmaster, son's early life, 16.
hated by Johnson, 12.

Jesuits, Boileau says they lengthen

the Creed and shorten the Deca.

logue, 291.
Ill health, Johnson's, 35, 53, 185, Johnson, Andrew, Johnson's uncle,

289, 398; softened without a wrestler and boxer, 6; Michael,
weakening his mind, 291; Fanny Johnson's father, 6, 7, 185, 363.
Burney on his last illness, 314, Mrs., Johnson's wife, read
319, 321.

comedy well, 62 ; Garrick's ac-
Impransus, Johnson so signs his count of her, ibid.
letter, 378.

Rev. Samuel, of the Bowling
Improvement of the Mind, by Green Club, Rumford, 94.

Watts, a favourite book with Joke, nothing produces enmity so
Johnson, 126.

surely as an untimely, 19.
Improvisation, Johnson's power of, Jones, the Orientalist, Johnson's
62, 69.

panegyric on, 84.
Improvisatore, an Italian, John. Jordan, Mr., Johnson's tutor at
son's surprise at, 130.

Pembroke, 15, 19.
Inconsistencies of character, John- Jortin, Dr., Johnson likes his ser-
son's, 79.

mons, but not his Life of Eras-
Incredulity, Johnson's, 59.

mus, 131.
Infidels, Johnson's aversion to, Journey to the Western Islands,
openly expressed, 41.

Johnson's satisfaction at the
Inn, The, Shenstone's poem, re- commendation it received, 127 ;
peated by Johnson, 330.

written without the assistance
Inscription, Latin, written by Mr. of books, 201.

Beauclerk under Johnson's por- Junius, his letters mentioned, 19,
trait, 130.

20; not all by one hand, 247.
Instruction, Johnson's story of the

young man who desired, 93.
Interest, Johnson's, in everything Kames, Lord, his Elements of
of every kind, 205.

Criticism, 133.
Invasion, foolish panic about, irri- Kelly, Hugh, Johnson said, wrote
tates Johnson, 37.

more than he read, 128.
In vino veritas, discussed, 104; Knowledge, every day, the most

only good for those who lie when useful, 80; Johnson's saying
sober, 132; Dr. Campbell's ac- that it was divided among the

count of the discussion, 256. Scots, like bread in a besieged
Ireland and Irish affairs discussed

town, 105.
by Johnson and Dr. Campbell, “Know thyself,” Johnson's poem

entitled, 398-400.

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