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Profession, the Military, in France, a Spartan black broth, 16.
song, 310.

Spenser, his account of Irish diet, A.D.
Prout, Father Andrew, his character, 5; 1518, 260.

gallantry, ib.; fond of angling, 6; his Staël (Madame de), 347.
library, ib.; death and burial, 7; ge- Stars—the shooting stars, a poem by Bé-
nius, 33; knowledge of the world, 70 ;

ranger, 281.
condemns potheen, 71; confessor to Joe Stella, the mother of Prout, 124; her la-
Hayes, 72; his song, 95; secret of his ment (Gr. et Angl.), 130.
birth and parentage, 124; is kidnapped, Sterne accused of deliberate falsehood (a
ib.; a lock of his mother's hair, 125 ; lie repeated in Grose's “Antiquities of
Royal Cork Foundling Hospital, ib.; England,” at “Gisborne Abbey, York.
escapes from it in a churn, 129; a com- shire.” Í. Roche), 348.
pound of Sancho Panza and the Vener- Strabo quoted, 17, 51.
able Bede, 167; travels through France, “Sun” newspaper, quarrel with, 257.
5, 108, 204 ; cares not a fig for his ma- Swift, eulogy of, 105 ; his madness a my-
ligners; attacked by the “ Sun" news- stery, 115; not occasioned by too much
paper, 258; his frugal life, 260; his learning, 116; nor by unrequited love,
tunefúl soul, 288; his recollections of 117; nor loss of fortune, 118; nor in-
Italy, 320; resolves to mix his own temperance, 119; nor loss of friends, ib.;
punch for the future, 345; hopes to die nor love of country, 120 ; notwithstand-
like Petrarca, 346; free from the odium ing, his genuine patriotism, ib.; true
theologicum, 548; his sermon for Tri. cause of his insanity, 123; his proposal
bute Sunday, 519.

for eating children, 127.
Purgatory, St. Patrick's, 47; Dr. Lard-
ner's, 66.

Quintilian quoted, 229, 408.

Tacitus, 140. De Morib. Germ., 244.
Quintus Curtius quoted, 328.

Talleyrand, a schoolfellow of Prout, 103;

gives a death.blow to the old Gallican

church, 320,

Tasso, madness of, 118; begs his cat to
Raleigh (Sir W.) planter of the potato, lend him the light of her eyes to write
26, 82.

by, ib.; his melancholy death, 348; epi
René d'Anjou, le bon roy, 207 ; long re- taph quoted, ib.
membered in Provence, ib.

Templars, tribute to the, 185.
Rhyme, an apology for, by La Faye, 361. Tertullian quoted; defended, 144.
Richard Cour de Lion, 44, 122, 207. Thiébault (Comte de Champagne), 207.
Rienzi, 352.

Tiber, ode to the, by Guidi, 333.
Roche (James, Esq. of Cork), a friend of Time and Love, an allegory, by Count
Prout, passim.

Segur, 284: ode to Time, by Thomas,
Ronsard, the hour-glass of, 228.

Round towers (Irish) of Oriental origin, Thomas à Kempis, his saying on pilgrim.
52, 82; described by Lucian, 142.

ages, 46; his relish for salmon, 81; his
Rymer's Fodera, 13, 47.

maxims, 100.
Tolomei's “ Non mi far, o Vulcan,”—The

wine-cup bespoken, 329,

Tricolor flag, song on the, 251.
Salvator Rosa, couplet from, 231.

Troubadours, a queer set, 241, 244.
Salvian, of Marseilles, quoted, 206.
Sannazar, 642.

Sarbiewski, Casimir, 536.
Sauce Robert, the inventor of, 16.

University at Blarney, projected, 65.
Scarron quoted, 125.

University, the London, 132.
Scott (Sir W.), his visit to Blarney, 137;
Prout's panegyric on, 40; kisses the

Blarney stone, 54.

Vanière, Jacques, 555,
Sevigne, Madame, said to be the au- | Venice, origin of, 20; Jesuits expelled
thoress of Malbrouck, 221,

from, 184.
Shells on the Pyrenees, Voltaire's opinion Venetian gondoliers severe critics, 355.
of, 266.

Vert-vert, the parrot, a poem, 188; hys
Silius Italicus, 40, 329

originall innocence, ib.; hys fatall re-
Simonides of Cos, his Lament of Danaë, nowne, 190; hys evil voyage, 193; the
translated 131.

awful discoverie, 196.
Socrates, the aeath of, a song, by Dean Victor Hugo praised, 158; his oriental
Burrowes Y.

poem, " 'The Veil," 305; his ballad,
Songs, see Poetry.

* The bride of the cymbaleer," 307.

Vida, sketch of his life, 513; his poem Wetherell, Sir C., letter from, about King
“ The Silkworm," 623.

Dagobert, 233.
Village song, canzmitta, 358.

Whalley, Jerusalem, 65.
Virgil cited, 15, 49, 53, 68, 72, 95, 117, 118, Wig of Roger Boscovich, “ Alla perrucca,"

164, 181, 183, 216, 217, 322, 342, 344, 349, De fictâ comâ, &c. 339.
508, 518.

Wine debtor to water, 212.
Vittorelli, “ Guarda che bianca luna!" a Woods, W., his base-currency scheme,

serenade, 363; “Il dono di Venere," — 121; a kidnapper, 124, 135.

The gift of Venus, 365.
Voltaire, his opinion of the shells of the

Pyrenees, 266 ; his occupation at Pots.
dam, 442.

Yarmouth herrings, 13.

Yorke, Oliver, editor of the Reliques,

Watergrasshill an barren on the map at

Derrynane, and why, 73; why like the
mountain of Gilboa? 71; the Arcadia

of Crofton Croker, 5.

Zisca. his skin made into a drum, 288.






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