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PAGE Hall, Bishop, character of his Virgidemiarum

- 169 Hanway, Mr. Jonas, his controversy with Dr. Johnson 351 Hardwicke, Lord, his speech on a motion for addressing the

king to remove Sir R. Walpole Hawkesworth, Dr. undertakes the debates in the Gentleman's Magazine 1744, and continues them to 1760

132 undertakes also the review of books

ibid. character of him history of the Adventurer

292 created doctor of laws, by the archbishop of Canterbury 311 Hawksmoor, (the architect)

Hebrides, account of Johnson's journey thither 472 et seqq.
Heely, Humpbrey, (a relation of Dr. Johnson) account of him 597
Hill, Dr. John, account of him and his works
Historical Register, published 1716, the origin of that work

30 Hoadly, Bishop, remarkable instance of his fagacity

412 Hoadly, Þr. (the physician) anecdotes of him

237 Hodges, Dr. his hard fate

51 Hogarth, note concerning his print of the times

500 Hooker, his opinion of legislation

85 Howell, his definition of a complete christian

54 his own estimate of his charity towards sectaries


J. James, (the architect)

373 Idler, the paper so called, origin and progress of

363 Insanity, Johnfon's dread of

370 Johnson, Michael, (father of Dr. Samuel) inscribes a stone in memory of a young woman who died for love of him

4 Johnson, Dr. Samuel, his general character born at Lichfield, September 7, 1709

3 is touched by Queen Anne for the evil his first poetry at three years old, an epitaph on a duck placed in the free-school at Lichfield

ibid. predicted by Mr. Butt to become a great man

ibid, character whilk at school, by a school-fellow

7 for some time under his uncle, Cornelius Ford

8 removed to Stourbridge-school

ibid. engaged by Mr. Andrew Corbet, to affitt his son in his studies at Oxford

9 entered commoner there

ibid. his contempt for Jordan, his tutor

- ibid. his distress at college becomes pupil to Mr. Adams

- ibid. for a tak translates Pope's Melliah into Latin, which is greatly approved of by Pope

13 inclined to the practice of the civil or common law, but

prevented by his father's inability to support him in
a course of study



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PAGE. Yolnion, Dr. Samuel, compared with Magliabechi

16 his retentive memory

17 leaves the university, and returns to his father

19 his reverence for religion

ibid. loses his father uther at Market-Bosworth free-school

ibid. resides at Birmingham, where he translates Lobo's voyage to Abisiinia

21 returns to Lichfield

26 gives out proposals for publishing Politian's Poems, but drops his design

ibid. resolves to become a writer for the booksellers

27 his first letter to Cave

28 retained by Cave as a correspondent offers himself as usher to a school at Brerewood, StaffordThire, but rejected

32 marries the relict of Mr. Porter, a mercer at Birmingham 33 his character of Gilbert Walmsley

34 becomes a teacher of literature at Lichfield

35 Garrick is placed under his tuition

ibid. his plan of instruction

37 leaves Lichfield, and comes to town with Garrick writes his tragedy of Irene

40 story of the tragedy

41 his letter to Cave, proposing a translation of Father Paul's

History of the Council of Trent becomes acquainted with Savage

52 translates the iid. Satire of Juvenal two letters to Cave on the translation

57, 59 sells the copy to Dodfley

60 offers for the mastership of Appleby school

6 solicits from the university of Dublin the degree of A.M. with Lord Gower's letter of recommendation

ibid. - undertakes a translation of Croylaz's Examen of Pope's Effay on Man

65 letter to Cave on the translation

66 publishes the Marmor Norfolciense

70 account of that pamphlet

71 warrant issued to apprehend the author

72 defends Brooke's Gustavus Vafa

28 his political prejudices catalogue of publications projected by him his notion of the motives to writing wrote sermons for clergymen his integrity in adhering to his religious and political

principles his sentiments on legiilation his parting from Savage

ibid. his opinion of taverns



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Johnson, Dr. Samuel, separates from his wife, but they are

foon reconciled
undertakes a biographical article in the Gentleman's Ma-

ibid. - ode to Urban, Latin and English

go begins to write the parliamentary speeches in the Gentleman's Magazine

97 his hatred of deceit

123 the various speeches characterized

128 allifts in making the catalogue of Lord Oxford's books 133 writes the preface to the catalogue

145 employed in selecting pieces for the Harleian Miscellany 146 copy of the proposals

ibid. story of his knocking down Osborne

150 writes the life of Savage

152 remarks on that work

153 the author's intention in writing it

155 commendation of the work by Henry Fielding

155 his course of study at the university, desultory

161 his religious character

162 extract from his Annales his moral character

164 his economical character

165 projects a new edition of Shakespeare

167 engages in his Dictionary

170 his method of compiling it

175 Lord Chesterfield pretends to patronize this work ibid. his interview with his lordfhip

176 his character of Lord Chesterfield

189 described by Lord Chesterfield

igo writes the prologue on Garrick's first opening Drury Lane Theatre

194 the prologue

196 brings his tragedy of Irene on the stage

199 character of that play publishes a translation of the xth Satire of Juvenal affifts the grand-daughter of Milton, and de Groot a de. fcendant of Grotius

203 establishes a Club in Ivy-lane

219 the pames and characters of the members further account of the Ivy-lane Club

250 a friend to the clergy in general, yet frequently rough to individuals

251 his talent of humour

258 undertakes the Rambler

259 prayer composed by him upon that occasion

265 specimens of his Adversaria

266 his sentiments of writers for hire

268 Johnjon,

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PAGL. Johnson, Dr. Samuel, owed his excellence as a writer to the divines and others of the last century

271 his talent for criticism

274 his hatred of Milton

275 his melancholy turn of mind

287 concludes the Rambler abruptly,

289 wrote the Adventurers figned T

293 loses his wife

313 character of her

ibid. epitaph on her

315 becomes melancholy on her death his notion of the fate of departed spirits

317 his insensibility to the beauties of painting, and the de. lights of music

318, 319 his friendship for Anna Williams

321 his flovenly dress

327 Mr. Dodington seeks his friendship

329 prudently declines it

340 completes his Dictionary

ibid. his arch reply to Andrew Millar

341 obtains from the university of Oxford the degree of A. M. ibid. his letter of thanks to the Vice-Chancellor thereon 342 note of several things written by him in the Gentleman's Magazine, and other periodical publications

350 account of his controversy with Jonas Hanway

351 his behaviour at meals

354 Ivy-lane Club broke up

360 undertakes his edition of Shakespeare

ibid, publishes the Idler

363 is offered a valuable living, but objects to taking orders 364 his sentiments respecting the clergy

365 loses his mother

ibid. writes an Idler on her death

366 observations on Raffelas

367 engages in a controversy on the strength of arches 372 concludes the Idler

379 the Idler characterized

380 his facility in composition

381 his reflections on a pudding his talent of burlesque versification

389 his favourable sentiments of women

390 various prefaces and dedications written by him

391 a pension settled on him by his present majesty

392 a dabbler in phyfic

395 — takes Robert Levett, a practiser of phyfic, into his house 396 patronizes a dancing-master

404 a lover of penitents and such as made professions of piety

406 an admirer of well-bred men

407 Fabno


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PAGE. Johnson, Dr. Samuel, the ingratitude of his dependants

408 exercises himself in chemical processes

414 establishes a weekly club at the Turk’s Head, Gerard-street 415 account of the members

416 & legge objects to admitting Garrick a member thereof

425 his friendship with Garrick not cordial

ibid. becomes indolent and torpid

435 affifts in detecting the impofture of the Cock-lane Ghost 436 adventure on the stage at Lichfield

439 publishes Shakespeare

443 created LL.D. by the university of Dublin

445 extracts from his Diary of Good Resolutions

447 the publication of his prayers defended

453 commencement of his friendship with Mr. Thrale

454 is honoured by the king with a conversation

459 - appointed professor of ancient literature to the academy

of painting, &c. publishes his first political pamphlet, “ The False Alarm” ibid. publishes his pamphlet of Falkland's Illands” 464 his general knowledge

469 took great pleasure in appofing or examining children

470 his epitaph on Mrs. Bell

472 his journey to the Hebrides

ibid. his opinion of the poems of Ofian

488 his indignant answer to Macpherson's letter

491 his oak staff described

ibid. publishes a new edition of Shakespeare in conjunction with Mr. Steevens

493 publishes “ The Patriot"

ibid. publishes Taxation no Tyranny"

494 his thoughts on the conftitution

505 Mr. Thrale purposes to bring him into parliament 512 is soured at being disappointed

513 his opinion of Mr. Grenville and Sir Robert Walpole

514 created LL. D. by the university of Oxford

515 goes to Paris with Mr. Thrale and a party his readiness to affitt in writing prefaces, prologues, &c. for authors

517 his prologue to “ A Word to the Wise" the petition which he wrote for Dr. Dodd to the King, to obtain pardon

524 Mrs. Dodd's to the Queen motives urged by him in favour of Dodd

527 writes “ The Convict's Address”

529 writes the “ Lives of the Poets"

532 his Lives of the Poets considered

533 character as a poet meditatęs a translation of Thuanus

539 begins to contemplate his diffolution

540 Johnson,





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