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the Hon. Thomas Hervey, 248-
to Mr. Baretti, 169, 174, 179
-to Dr. Staunton, 170-to the
Earl of Bute, 177, 178-to J.
Reynolds, Esq. 226, 303, 305
-to Charles Burney, Esq. 231
-to the Reverend Mr. Warton,
153, 263, 287-to Mr. Francis
Barber, 287-to Dr. Johnson,
301, 302, 303, 304, 306, 339-
to Joseph Banks, Esq. 305---to
the Rev. Mr. White, 340
Letters, various, 371 to 431, 442 to
455, 528 to 568, 632, 633, 675 to
684, 693, 701, 718 to 725, 756
to 759, 790 to 809, 827
Levett, Mr. Robert, strange gro-
tesque appearance of, 106-death |
of, 794,795

Levellers down, cannot bear level-
ling up, 207

Lexiphanes, by Campbell, 253
Literature of Scotland, 256
Literary Club, the, when founded,
222-fraud, various instances of,
168-property, 368

Lives of the Poets, observations on,
741 to 755

London, a Poem, rapid sale of, 52—

the best view of its magnitude,
196-its extensive influence, 293
Low spirits, or melancholy, the
common effects of, 22
Luxury, uses of, 505-defended,
6+1

Lydiat, the history of, 83
Lyttleton, dialogues of Lord, 29+
Macaulay, Mrs. levelling opinions
of, ridiculed by Dr. Johnson, 207
Macbeth, miscellaneous observa-
tions on the tragedy of, by John-

son, 75
Macaronic verses, origin of, 636
Madden, Dr. anecdote of, 145
Mahogany, a liquor, 764

Mallet, David, a poem by, 835
Marchmont, Lord, acquaintance of
with Pope, 667, 694
Marriage, thoughts on, 478- the

nature of its obligations, 491
Matrimonial thought, a, 285
Mean company and low jocularity,
their ill consequences, 208
Melancholy, how best cured, 207-
how to be diverted, 483
Methodists, the cause of their suc-
cess in preaching, 212-six justly
expelled from Oxford, 328, 329

Memoirs of Miss Sydney Biddulph,
by Mrs. Sheridan, 182

Merit, intrinsic, why cannot make
the only distinction among man-
kind, 204

Money-getting, not all a man's busi-
ness, 580, 589

Montague, Mrs. her Essay on Shakes-
peare, 272, 273

Mounsey, Dr. anecdotes of, 261
Murphy, Mr. his Poetical Epistle to
Samuel Johnson, A.M. 165-his
death at Knightsbridge, ib.
Orphan of China, by, 149
National debt, effects of the, 295
Negroes, an argument in favour of
the liberty of, 591, 592, 593, 598
Nonjurors, remarks on, 874
Oat ale, and oat cakes, 473
Oglethorpe, General, his benevo-
lence, 52

Old age, state of the mind in, 621
Orange peel scraped, its uses, 828
Original sin, real nature of, 785,
786

Ossian Controversy, the good state-
ment of, 854

Othello, supposed defect of this tra-
gedy, 498

Oxford, advantages of, for learning,
256

Pantheon, the, visited by Johnson,
319
Paoli, General, presented to Dr.
Johnson, 269-his lofty port, 270
Paper sparing Pope, 60

Parliament, proper office of, 413-
duty of a member of, 761
Parson Ford, account of his sup
posed ghost, 670

Petitioning, a new mode of distress-
ing government, 273
Philosopher, the character of a, ge-
nerally misconceived, 647
Philosophers, a city of, 473
Piozzi, Mrs. incorrectness of her re-

lation, 34-her misrepresentation
of Johnson's treatment of Garrick,
223

Pity, not natural to man, 202
Pope's recommendation of Johnson
to Earl Gower, 54
Porter, Mrs. Lucy, 477
Predestination, how slightly men-

tioned in the Articles, 280
Priestley, Dr. tendency of the Theo-
logical works of, 293
Printer's Devil, a, married, 773

Pronunciation, the true English, 314,

315

Quakers, remarks on the, 470-dif-
ference between their precepts
and practices, 833

Race, the, a Poem, by Mr. Cuth-
bert Shaw, 247

Rain, what is good for, 198
Rambler, numerous subjects in the,
93, 94

Rats, the grey, Hanover, &c. 468
Razor, the various modes of apply-
ing it, 571

Reading, the art of, 829, 830
Readings, various, in the lives of
Cowley, 743-in Waller, ib.--
in Milton, 745-in Dryden, 746
-in Pope, 748-in Parnell, 750
-in Blackmore, ib.-in Philips,
751-in Lyttelton, 752—in Swift,
754

Retirement, a Poem, 298

Reynolds, Sir Joshua, visits Devon-
shire, 177

Reviews, the Monthly and Critical,
494

Rheumatism, a medicine for, 416
Rhyme, the excellency of, over
blank verse, 198

Rigmarole, how applied by Sir John
Hawkins, 162, 163

Riots, account of, in 1780, 715 to
718

Rolt, author of a dictionary, a sin-
gular character, 167-personates
Akenside in Dublin, 168
Rome, remarks on the tenets of the
church of, 875

Roman Catholic religion, abuses of
the, 488

Rousseau's Treatise on the Inequality
of Mankind, when a fashionable
topic, 203 censured, ib.
Rudd, the celebrated Mrs. Marga-

ret Caroline, 518

Ruddiman, Mr. Thomas, zeal of
for the Royal House of Stuart,
91
Russia, how a great empire, 279
Sacheverel, Dr. at Litchfield, 8
Savage, Richard, the life of, 69-

letter from, to a noble peer, ib.-
talents and endowments of, 74
Savage in Scotland, how the object

ofa, may be frustrated, 200
Savage life, on the happiness of, 266
Savage's narrative, falsity of, 73, 74

Scarsdale, Lord, seat of, described
570

Scotch law, a question upon, 333,
334-militia, proposed, 458-na-
tionality, remarks on, 399
Scoundrel, definition of a, 481
Second marriages, thoughts on, 267
-sight, remarks on, 235
Severity of a schoolmaster, how far
necessary, 307, 312
Seward, Miss Anna, 476
Shebbeare, Dr. some account of,780,

833

Sheridan, Mr. his unforgiving tem-

per, 182-what the effect of his
teaching, 209

Sleep, various methods of being
roused from, 574

Smith, Dr. Adam, on the Wealth of
Nations, 457

Smollet, Dr. letter from, to Mr.

Wilkes, soliciting the release of

Dr. Johnson's black servant, 162
Snakes, observations concerning, 634
Soame Jenyns on the Origin of Evil,
143 epitaph ascribed to him,
144-View of the Internal Evi-
dence of the Christian Religion,
by, 639

Soldier, the character of a, 485
Spectator, who the writers in the,
495

Spelling book, a, dedicated to the
universe, 10

Stanza, licentious in Pope, 669
Stealing, what turpitude is attached
to, 204

Strahan, Mr. proposes Dr. Johnson
as a proper representative in par-
liament, 301

Student, the, or Oxford and Cam-
bridge Miscellany, 90

Style, thoughts on that of different
sermon writers, 617
Subordination, remarks on, 236-

decrease of, remarkable, 625
Swallows, where deposited in winter,
257

Swift, how treated by Johnson, 261
Tacitus, deficiency of, as an author,
329.

Tea, how made by Mrs. Williams,
277

Temple and Johnson, the difference

between the styles of, 95
Tenants and landlords, the mutual
dependence of, 279

Theory, continually contradicted by
human experience, 209

Thinking too deeply, not to be en-
couraged, 159

Thomson, poet, Johnson's thoughts
on, 261

Thrale, Mr. the rise of the father of,
from working at six shillings per
week, 228, 229—death of his son,
477-death of Mr. 766

Thrale, Mr. and Mrs. described,
228, 229-her three warnings,
244 her correspondence with

-

Dr. Johnson at Bath, 712
Toleration discussion, 363, 364, 365,
366

Tory and Whig, on the difference of,
782

Towers, Dr. Joseph, 396
Trade, why much money is not
brought into a country by, 277--
its real utility, ib.

Tragedy of Sir Thomas Overbury
brought out, 541

Translation, remarks on, 496
Travels, propriety of publishing, 645
Truth, disadvantage of disputing in

racter of, 157-compared with
Johnson's Rasselas, ib.-observa-
tions on Pope and Dryden by, 233
Ushers, various in Litchfield school,

10

Walton's Lives, a favourite book,417
Warburton, Dr. on Biography, 2, 3,
4-Dr. Johnson's predilection for,

116

Warton, Dr. Joseph, a very agreeable

man, 207

Waste of wealth, how unaccount-
able, 626

Weather, the disagreeable effects of
bad, 208, 209

Whig, the devil the first, 658
Whitehead Paul, 52
Whoremonger, a, defined, 321
Wild prospects, many, in Scotland,
Norway, and Lapland, 198
Wilkes, the celebrated Mr., Jeu
d'Esprit of, 136, 137

Williams, Mr. Zachariah, account
of, 137

Williams, Miss, makes tea for Dr.
Johnson and his friends, 195, 196
Wine, its real properties,658, 659,663

favour of, 486, 487-its import-Winter, an Ode, 78

ance in trifles, 608, 609

Verses to a young lady, 15

Virgil, translation of, 13
Visitor, the Universal, 139

Union with Ireland, effects of, anti-
cipated by Johnson, 704, 705
Universities, poverty of the, in Eng-
Jand, 487

Voltaire's Candide, object and cha-

Witches and Ghosts, 324, 326
Woodhouse, the poetical shoemaker,
295

Women, how enjoy less liberty
than men, 638

Young, Dr. mode of folding the
Rambler by, 93

Young's Night Thoughts, 276
Youth's entry, 38

The Binder is desired to divide the Volumes at pages 424, 425.

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