Perpetuities, the celebrated case of, Powder of sympathy, Kenelm Digby,

argued by Bacon, 1599, æt. 39, 43. 284. Philosopher, minute, extract from, Power, the tendency of, to deprave

upon the merits of a life devoted to ordinary minds, 155; its effect upon the impartial search after truth, see a great mind, see instance, Sir M. note, 193, 194; in his study com- Hale, 155 ; worldly, contemptible pared to a judge upon the bench, as compared to the advancement of 269.

knowledge, 192. Philosophy, history, natural and ex- Prejudice, removal of, first division of

perimental, the groundwork of a Bacon's Novum Organum, 269 ; sound, 261; of Aristotle, popu- tenacity in retaining opinion the larity of, in the time of Bacon, at

parent of, 273. Cambridge, 7; Bacon's contempt Prerogative instances, by which nature of Aristotle's, 8; the pursuit of, sought may be most easily discoBacon's ultimate object, 25, 26; vered, 290. Bacon's opinion of the proper style Presents, the salary of chancellor of, 124 ; natural, human, divine, composed partly of, from the suitors, investigation of, in Bacon's Ad- 202; custom of receiving, common vancement of Learning, 2 book, 133; in the age of Bacon and his prethe superior utility and advantages of decessors, 203, see note (c); letter to a life of, as compared with other Lord Burleigh from the Bishop of pursuits, see note (d) 193, 194 ; Durham, 203, and note (a) 204, signs of false, 280 ; causes of the extract from a manuscript in the errors of, 280; of Pythagoras, reign of Henry VI. ; by Bacon to founded upon superstition, 283. the Queen, according to custom Physicians, antipathy of, to improve- upon his application for the soli

ment, see Hunter, note (a) 275. citorship, 203; anecdotes of Bacon Plan of a college, Bacon's magnifi- respecting his rejection of, note (6) cent, 13, 14, 15.

205; Sir T. More's inflexibility to, Paulet, Sir Amias, Bacon's tour to note (b) 205; to the chancellor, the France under the care of, 16.

custom common in the reign of Pleasures, extract from Bacon upon, Henry VI., note (a) 204; the cus150.

tom of receiving from the suitors Plutarch, extract from, upon the cus- common in all nations approaching

tom of receiving presents from the civilization, 206, see passage in Plusuitors at Athens, by authority of tarch, Homer, Montesquieu, 206, law, 207.

207; abolition of the custom of rePoetry, parabolical, Bacon's wisdom

ceiving, by the Chancellor d' l'Hôof the ancients a species of, 149. pital in France, 206; to Bacon, Politician, speculations in the field of from the suitors, immediately upon

contemplation frequently injurious his appointment to the great seal, to the efforts of, 195; union of con- 209 ; to Bacon, according to custemplation and action in the cha- tom by the suitor's counsel, see racter of a, incompatible, 195; the Wraynham's, Egerton's, Awbrey's, selfishness of the mere, 201; Ba- Hody's, and the apothecaries'causes, con's sacrifice as a judge to his 237, 238, 239; advised by counsel, feelings as a, note (d) 223; the 316; custom to receive, 317; comcharacter of, irreconcileable with mon to all civilized governments,

that of the impartial judge, 225. 318; to Lord Bacon, upon acceptPoliticians, objections of, to learning, ing the great seal, 319; notes as

127; antipathy of, to improvement, to, 318, 319; furniture, &c. given 275.

openly in the time of Bacon, 334 ; Politics, Bacon's exertions in the field

given after judgment, 335. of, 155; Burke's opinion upon the Prisoners, Sir E. Coke's brutal treatimpropriety of a judge's being con- ment of, 145; Bacon's mildness to, nected with, 243, see note, Hale's 153. life, 244.

Privy Council, Essex's trial before, Popular discontent, 102.

upon the republication of his apoPortrait of Bacon, 17.

logy, 66.

Production, one of the divisions of the 86; her apprisal of Essex's trea. art of experimenting, 263.

sonable assemblies at his house, 87 ; Profession of law, Bacon's choice of, Bacon's fruitless intercessions with,

compelled by circumstances, se in- upon Essex's conviction of treason, dex, law, 19; Bacon's favorite opi- 92 ; her order to Bacon to draw up nion of the debt due from lawvers a full statement of Essex's treasons, to their, 27; the duties of a judge 92; the effect of Essex's conduct to the, 255.

upon, and her unhappy death, 94 ; Professional objections to learning, Bacon's eulogy upon, 95; her ac127.

quaintance with the torture, see note, Puckering, lord keeper in the time of 175; Bacon's present to, according

Elizabeth, 30; his misrepresenta. to the custom of the times, upon tions to the Queen, upon Bacon's his application for the solicitorship, application for the solicitorship, 30; 203. Essex's letter to, in behalf of Ba. con, respecting the solicitorship, see RALEIGA, Sir W., Sir Edward Coke's note, 31.

improper treatment of upon his trial, Punishment, capital, Bacon's protest and vulgar invective, see note (C),

against, 151; Bacoa's opinions 146.

upon the inefficacy of severe, 156. Rawley and Tennison, their private Pygmalion, illustration by, of the idle- knowledge of Bacon's motives for

ness of the study of words, 129. deserting his defence, 374. Pythagoras's answer to Hiero upon Reasoning, worthless unless founded retirement, 122.

upon facts, 283.

Reform, insisted upon by the people, QUEEN ELIZABETH, her prediction 103; Bacon's efforts towards gene

with respect to Bacon, 21; her ral, 138; of the law, Bacon's efforts appointment of Bacon as her coun- towards, 138; of the church, Basel extraordinary, 24 ; her anger con's efforts to promote, 140 ; see with Bacon upon his speech for his tracts, 141; of abuses, committhe delay of the subsidies, 28–30; tees to consider of, 307. Lord keeper Puckering's misre- Resemblances and differences, obserpresentations to, against Bacon, vation of, in search after a cause, 30; Bacon's dutiful letter to, upon 295. bis disappointment respecting the Resignation, the duty of, early in a solicitorship, 31; Bacon's letter to, judge, see Hale's Lise, note (r), praying the solicitorship, 32 ; cha- 256. racier of, as shown in Bacon's apo. Results, table of, of natures agreeing logy, 45; her dissatisfaction with with nature sought, 289. Essex's administration in Ireland, Retirement from active life, error of 49; her reception of Essex upon his common minds, 122 ; danger of, return, and her affection for him, 122. 51 ; letter of Bacon to, respecting Revolutions, sudden only to the un. her choice of him as counsel against thinking, 102. Essex, 64 ; her choice of Bacon as Rex v. kinollys, Holt's, C. J. indecounsel against Essex, 66 ; her in- pendent refusal to state the reasons terview with Bacon after the sen- of his judgment in, 249. tence upon Essex, and her affection Reynell and Peacock, charge against for Essex, 71 ; her letter to Essex Bacon in, rebutted, see note (b) Barespecting the creation of knights in con's defence, 339; answer to the Ireland, see note (b), 76; her dis- charge of, touching a ring, 365. gust at Essex's application for the Riches, not greatness in a state, 117. renewal of the patent for sweet wines, Russwell, money received from, by 83; Essex's bitter sarcasms upon,

Lord Bacon's servant, Hunt, 366. and violence in consequence of her refusal of his suit, 85; her total SAILORS, antipathy of, 275. alienation from Essex, 85; her dis- Salisbury, Lord, Bacon's letter to, repleasure with Bacon upon his at. specting his appointment as Attorney tempted interference for Essex, 85, General, see note (b), 154.

Sanquhar, Bacon's prosecution of, on and his gift of an estate to him,

behalf of the crown, and his mild- 34. ness towards, 153.

Solitary instances, or consideration of Saturn and Jupiter, Bacon's illustra- such as are so in resemblance or

tion by, of the union of contempla- difference in the search after a tion and action, 61, 137.

nature, 290. Science, Bacon's meditations upon Somerset, his eclipse by Villiers, 179;

natural and human, 17; Bacon's Bacon's distaste to, 180 ; suspicions extensive views of, not diverted by against the Earl and Countess of, his profession, 22 ; of law, Bacon's and their trial for the murder of Sir valuable work upon the improve- Thomas Overbury, 184; Bacon's ment of the, 22; the loss to, by mild and temperate sketch against, Bacon's acceptance of the chan- note (b), 185. cellorship compensated by his pro- Sound, extract from Bacon's Sylva,

fessional and political labours, 195. upon the laws of, see note, 18; see Sciences, division of, of Bacon's in- disquisition upon, note (c), 4.

complete treatises part of his in Southampton, applied to by Bacon to tended great work, 267.

promote his interest with King Scott, Bacon's defence against the James, 99.

charge in, the gift being received Spain, Essex's appointment to the after the decree, 363.

command of an expedition against, Scotland, Bacon's efforts to promote 36; King James's treaty of mar

the union with England, 139; riage with, and Bacon's wise counKing James's journey to, in com- sels against, 218. pany with Buckingham, see note Speech of Bacon upon the absurdity (b), 211.

of the supposed confederacy to conSeals, sequestration of, 370.

trol the House of Commons, see Seneca, extract from, upon the com- outline in note 161 ; of Bacon,

parative advantages and utility of a against Mr. O. St. John, 165;

life of contemplation, see note, 193. of Bacon against Owen upon his Senses, defects of, Novum Organum, trial for high treason, see notes (a)

see Seven Modes, 271; mode of pre- and (b), 178 ; of Bacon against senting facts to, third division of Talbot for high treason, see note (c), Novum Organum, 270.

of Bacon against Sir J. Hollis, Sentence upon Bacon, 372.

Mr. Lumsden, and Sir J. WentServants, Lord Bacon's, see Smith- worth, for certain reports respecting

wick, &c., 366, 367; Bacon's ad. the Earl and Countess of Somerset, mission of neglect respecting their note (a), 184 ; of Bacon against the conduct to suitors, 368.

Earl and Countess of Somerset for Singular instances, or observations of the murder of Sir Thomas Overbury,

such as are peculiar amidst their 184. own natures in the search after a Speeches of Bacon in Parliament, 44, nature, 293.

of Bacon upon the union, 140. Smithwick and Wyche, complete re- Star Chamber, a private investigation

futation of charge, 366 ; charge in, of Essex's administration in against Bacon in, clearly rebutted, Ireland by declaration in his ab340.

sence, 53; Bacon's objections to Solicitor General, Bacon appointed private proceedings in, against

by the King, 143; Bacon's present Essex, 53 ; odium excited by private to the Queen according to the cus- proceedings in, against Essex, 53 ; tom of the times upon his applica- public proceedings in, by information for the office of, 203.

tion against Essex, in consequence Solicitorship, Bacon's letter to the of the republication of his apology,

Queen upon his disappointment 56: Bacon's objections to the public respecting the, 31; Bacon's retire

proceedings in, against Essex, 56, ment to the country upon his dis- 57 ; Bacon chosen counsel against appointment respecting the, 34 ; Essex upon the public proceedings Essex's indignatio

upon the re

against, in the, 59; trial of Mr. fusal of the Solicitorship to Bacon, Oliver St. John for a letter declaring



the illegality of the King's demand, Tempests of state, discontent of the of presents, 164; Bacon's speech in, people, 102, against Mr. O. St. John, see note Temporis partus maximus, see index (a), 165; prosecution in, of Ur. Novum Organum. Markham for sending a challenge to Tenison, extract from, comparing Lord Darey, 189; trial of Lord and Bacon's fall to Somers's shipwreck, Lady Suttolk in, for trameking with 378; and Rawley, their remarkthe public money, 220; trial of able silence as to Bacon's motives Wraynham in, for a libel against for deserting his defence, 374. Bacon, 234,

Tenterden, Lord, speech of, showing States, greatness of, dependent more his opinion of the prejudice of lawupon martial valour and union and

yers, 276. not upon territory and riches, 115, Theatre, idols of, warping the mind in 116, 117.

the search after truth, 276. Statesman, Bacon's fitness as a, for Time, want of, an obstacle to the ac

the ottice of Chancellor from his quisition of, 278. education and reflection upon the Tindal, Sir J., Bertram's murder of, subject of politics and eloquence, see Bacon's account and letter to the see notes (c) and (d), 198.

King respecting, (see note, 240), 239. Statesmen, detective education of, 12, Torture, examination by, of Peacham, see note (d), II.

an old clergyman, preparatory to Statute of uses, Bacon's argument his prosecution for high treason, 169;

upon the celebrated perpetuity case the erroneous principle of the trial incorporated into his reading on, by, see note (a), 163, 164; Bacon's see note 3 Q at the end, 43.

private opinion of the trial by, 175; St. John, Mr, Oliver, letter of, re- Queen Elizabeth's acquaintance with

specting the illegality of the hing's the trial by, 175. demand of presents, 103 ; trial of, Tract upon Helps to the intellectual in the Star Chamber in consequence,

powers, 111. 164; Bacon's speech against, see Translation, of the divisions of the art note (a), 105; grneral opinion of of experimenting, 264. the judges respecting the offence of, Travelling instances, or observation of 164.

a nature approaching to or receding Suttolk, Lord and Lady, trial of, for from existence, 291.

tratticking with the public money, Treavor and Ascue, Bacon's defence 226.

against the charge in, 361. Sutton Hospital, Bacon's favourite opi- Trial of Essex, before the Privy Coun

nion in his tract upon, as to the ad- cil, upon the republication of his vancement of learuing being the apology, 66, see for a full account, best charity, 223,

2018 4 C, at the end ; his submisSylva Sylvarum, extract from, upon

sive and artful demeanour upon, the philosophy of Pythagoras, 283, and his eloquence, 68; Bacon counSympathy, Kenelm Digby's powder of, sel against upon, and his secret 284.

friendliness to Essex, 67, 68; the Systems, see short extract from Bacon's confused account of the, by Hume Wisdom of the Ancients, 150,

and other historians, 69; the senSystem, Bacon's aversion to, 270, tence upon Essex, 69; the unjust

obloquy excited against Bacon by, TABLE, affirmative and negative, Ba- 72; of Lord Sanquhar, and Bacon's

con's plan of discovering truth, 209; mildness towards, 153; of Mr. 0. atlirmative and negative of compa

St. John, in the Star Chamber, see risons, of exclusions, Bacon's modes Bacon's speech against, in nole, in the discovery of truth, 285–288; 164; of Mr. Peacham, Mr. Owen, of results, of natures agreeing with and Mr. Talbot, for high treason, nature sought, 289,

107, 168 ; see Peacham; 178; of Tanner manuscripts, Oxford, account Sir J. Hollis, Mr. Lumsden, and

of in, of Sir H. Mountagu's negotia- Sir J. Wentworth, for certain retion with Buckingham for the lord ports respecting the Earl and CounTreasurership, 227.

tess of Somerset, 184 ; of the Earl

and Countess of Somerset for the errors in the investigation of truth, murder of Sir Thomas Overbury, 273. 184; of Mr. Markham, in the Star Universities, Bacon's praise of the inChamber, for sending a challenge stitutions of, in general, 7 ; Bacon's to Lord Darcy, 189; of Lord and opinion of the English, 10; Bacon's Lady Suffolk for trafficking with the tract upon the defects of, 11 ; defect public money, 226.

in there being no lectures upon the Trinity college, see Cambridge.

passions in the English, 113; deTribe, idols of warping the judgment fects of, see Bacon's Advancement in the search after truth, 273.

of Learning, Book II., 133; interTruth, Bacon's theory upon the mode ference by, in causes depending,

of discovering, 35; Bacon's mode 233; imperfect collections for exin the discovery of, 62; Bacon's periment in, 278 simple mode of illustrating, 123; University education, neglect of usethe investigation of, and advance. ful knowledge, 112, see note QQQ. ment of knowledge an infinitely higher object than worldly power, Valour, martial, the strength of a 192 ; the impartial investigation of, state dependent upon, rather than an infinitely higher object than the riches and territory, 117. pursuits of the statesman or hero, Variation of the divisions of the art of 193, 194 ; discovery of, conduct of experimenting, 264. the understanding in, Novum Or- Verulam, Bacon's magnificent house ganum, a treatise upon part of Ba- of retirement at, 257. cou's intended great work, 267; Villiers, his mercenariness, see Tanner best discovered in small and fami- MSS., respecting his negotiation liar instances, Bacon's favourite doc- with Sir H. Mountagu, note, 127, trine, 268; Bacon's mode of dis- 128, et seq. ; his birth and parentcovering, compared to the proceed- age, 179; his character and person, ings in a court of justice, 269; the 179; his determination to try his four requisites in the discovery of, fortune at court, 179; King James's 270; investigation of idols warping attachment to, 179; bis admission the mind in, 273 ; proper motives into the King's household, 179 ; in the investigation of, extract from his successive honours and final Novum Organum, 277 ; Bacon's creation as Duke of Buckingham, mode in the discovery of, see affir- 180 ; his letter to Bacon upon the mative table, 285; Bacon's theory regulation of his conduct at court, as to, and mode of investigating, note (a), see reply, 180; his friendBrown the philosopher's objections ship for Bacon, 180; Bacon's letto, and Bacon's anticipation of, 298 ; ter to, upon the dispute respecting Coleridge's objection to Bacon's the jurisdiction of the Court of mode of investigating, and Bacon's Chancery, 186 ; Bacon's letter to, anticipation of, 300.

upon the motion to swear him privy Turner, Mrs., Sir Edward Coke's brutal councillor, 187; Bacon's letter to, conduct to her upon her trial, 145. upon his appointment as Chan

cellor, 190; Bacon's letter to, conUNDERSTANDING, warps of, see Locke, taining Chancellor Brackley's opi

note (a), 272; conduct of, in the nion of his powers, see note (C), investigation of truth, 283.

187; Bacon's advice to, upon the Undertakers to control the house, the appointment of good judges, note (1),

rumour excited against the King 198 ; his journey, while Earl of respecting, 161; Bacon's powerful Buckingham, with the King to speech upon the absurdity of the Scotland, as prime minister and rumour respecting, see outline in master of the revels, 211; his

ponote, 161.

licy in surrounding the King with Union, Bacon's exertions respecting, buffooneries, 212; his constant

see note (8), 109; and efforts to communication with Bacon during promote, 139.

the King's progress, 203 ; Bacon's Universality, abandoning, one of the letter to, upon taking his seat as VOL. XV.


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