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Universities, English, not sufficiently richt,

iii. 378.
Unius lacertæ,' meaning of the expression

in Juvenal, iv. 111.
Urban, Sylvanus, Johnson's Latin ode to,

i, 84, 527.
Ursa Major,' Johnson so designated by

Boswell's father, iii. 79.
Usher, Archbishop, the great luminary of

the Irish church, i. 391.
- University of Dublin about to print his

works, i. 391 n.
Usury laws, iii. 390.
Uttoxeter, Johnson's extraordinary visit

to, v. 288, 288 n.

V.

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Travels, books of, iii. 538; iv. 160.

writers of, iii. 251.
Treason, constructive, iv. 461.
Trees, paucity of, in Scotland, ii. 304,

304 n., 309; iii. 543.
Trial by duel, ii. 261.
Trianon, iii. 277.
Trifles, i. 306.

duty of attending to, i. 306, 448; iv.
222.
Trimlestown, Lord, iv. 82, 82 n.
Trinity, ii. 239, 322.
Tristram Shandy,' iii. 337.
Troughton, Lieutenant, the wanderer, iii.

148, 148 n.
Trusler, Rev. Dr. John, his · Principles

of Politeness,' iii. 418 n.
Truth, great importance of a regard to,

i. 450, 457 ; iv. 83, 278; v. 201, 276,
306.
the bond of society, iv. 152.
difference between physical and moral,
iv. 338, 338 n.
- essential to stories, iii. 320, 321.
Tuam, Archbishop of, afterwards Earl of

Mayo, v. 117.
Tunbridge Wells, Johnson at, i. 165.
Tuli's Husbandry, iii. 19.
Turks, iii. 307.
Turton, Dr., i. 61.
* Turkish Spy,' iii. 36.
- the authors of, v. 76, 77 n.
Twalmley, the inventor of the ironing box,

v. 71.
Twining, Rev. Thomas, his translation of

Aristotle's Poeticks,' iii. 403 n.
Twiss, Richard, esq., his Travels in

Spain,' iii. 220, 252 n.
Tyers, Mr. Thomas, i. 166, 246, 300,

304 n., 511; ii. 111,308,462 n.; iv. 166.

some account of, i. 304.
- his description of Johnson, ii. 309.
Tyrconnel, Lord, i. 150.
Tyrwhitt, Thomas, esq., his “Vindication,'

v. 13 n.
Tytler, William, esq., i. 343; ii. 500 ;
iii. 83, 109 n., 179.

his character of Johnson's Journey to
the Hebrides,' iii. 179.
Alexander Fraser, Lord Wodehouse-
lie, iii. 83, 97.

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Valetudinarian, iii. 518.
Vallancy, General, v. 169 n., 175.
Valière, Mademoiselle de la, ii. 285 n.
Vane, Anne, i. 170 n.
Vanity, v. 321.
• Vanity of Human Wishes,' i. 166; ii.

15.
Vansittart, Dr. Robert, i. 302, 337 ; ii.

185 n., 187 n.; üi. 159, 159 n.
Vauxhall Gardens, i. 304; iv. 358 n.
Veal, Mrs., story of her apparition, ïi.

157.

- invented by Daniel Defoe, ii. 157 n.
Veils to servants, iv. 80.
Versailles, iii. 276.
Verses, alleged pleasure in writing, v. 100.
Vesey, Rt. Hon. Agmondesham, ii. 342;

iv. 360, 360 n.
- Mrs., iii. 212 n.
« Vicar of Wakefield,' i. 427; iv. 180,

245.
Vice, iv. 151, 209, 217, 218.
Vices in retirement, v. 228.
• Vicious Intromission,' ii. 189, 194, 283.

Johnson's argument in favour of, ii.
542.
“Vidit et erubuit,' &c. by whom written,

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iv. 163, 163 n.
Vilette, Rev. Mr., v. 238, 238 n., 311 n.
Villiers, Sir George, ghost story respecte

ing, iv. 219.
Vincent, Dr., i. 286 n.
“Vindication of Natural Society,' Burke's,

i. 474.
Virgil, i. 388; iy. 46.

Johnson's juvenile translations from,
i. 521.
comparative excellence of Homer and,
iv. 46.
superior to Theocritus, iv. 334.
his description of the entrance into Hell
applied to a printing house, üi. 5.
Virtue, i. 447; iv. 151, 209, 217, 218,

219, 376.
- happiness dependant upon, iv. 151.

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Union, Scotch, ii. 275, 276 n.

with Ireland, Johnson's prophecy as to

the effects of, iv. 28.
Universal History,' list of the authors of,
v. 299, 299 n.
Warburton's character of, v. 300 n.

Gibbon's character of, v. 300 n.
• Universal Visiter,' Johnson's essays in,

i. 291.

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• Vision of Theodore the Hermit,' consi-

dered by Johnson his best writing, i.

166.
• Viva! viva la padrona !' Johnson's all'

improviso imitation of, iv. 7.
Vivacity, iii. 350, 350 n.
Voltaire, i. 449, 517; ii. 12; iii. 4, 486 ;

iv. 193.
- his · Candide' similar in plan to John.
son's · Rasselas,' i. 331; iv. 222.

a good narrator, i. 384.
- his attack on Johnson, i. 517.
- his distinction of Pope and Dryden,

ii. 5.
Voting, right of, iii. 214.
Vows, ii. 20, 23, 24; iv. 224.
Vyse, Rev. Dr., i. 326 ; iii. 487, 266 n. ;

v. 287 n.
- Johnson's letters to, iii. 487, 488 ; iv.
332, 333.

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his character of Johnson's · Observa.
tions on Macbeth,' i. 151.
writes the preface to Clarissa,' i. 243,
Johnson's character of, iv. 414, 416,
417; v. 186.
Johnson's conduct towards, iv. 414 n.

his contest with Lowth, ii. 356.
Ward, the noted doctor, iv. 261.
Warrants, general, ii. 74.
Warley camp, Johnson at, iv. 228.
Warner, Richard, his “ Tour through the

Northern Counties,' v. 288 n.
Warren, Mr., the first bookseller at Bir-

mingham, i. 54.
Warton, Dr. Thomas, i. 142, 177, 243,

256, 262, 274, 290, 317 ; ii. 69, 118;
iii. 334; iv. 3 n., 84, 142 n., 311, 338.
- Johnson's letters to, i. 256, 262, 263,

268, 274, 275, 276, 290, 312, 321,
322, 517; č. 69, 118; iv. 311, 312.
- his account of Johnson's conversations
at Oxford, i. 257.
- his sentiments on Johnson's Dictionary,

i. 269.
– Johnson's parodies on his bad style of
poetry,

iv. 2, 3, 3 n., 4, 4 n.
Warton, Dr. Joseph, i. 211, 461; ii. 3,

40, 120, 161; iii. 449 n., 450; iv. 276 n.
Johnson's letters to, i. 238, 239; ii.
120.

Richard, esq., author of “Roncesvalles,'
i. 480 n.
Wasse, his Greek Trochaics to Bentley,

iii. 144.
Waste, iv. 121.
Watson, Rev. Dr. Richard, Bishop of

Llandaff, ii. 294, 301, 303, 305; iv.

492, 492 n.
his “Chemical Essays,’iv. 492; v. 116.
- Dr. Robert, his “ History of Philip the

Second,' ii. 294 ; iii. 467.
Watts, Dr., i. 296; iii. 489 ; iv. 225, 237.

Johnson's Life of, iii. 489.
Way, Daniel, esq., v. 27 11.

· Mrs., v. 128.
Weather, its influence on the mind, i. 318,

441, 463; v. 275.
- the English rallied by the French for

talking of the, i. 441 n.
Wealth, ii. 214 ; iii. 316; iv. 121, 500.

– right employment of, v. 53.
Webster, Rev. Dr. Alexander, ii. 286,

286 n. ; iii. 112, 118.
Wedderburne, Alexander, afterwards Lord

Loughborough, i. 361, 396; iii. 230 1.,
317 n., 367; iv. 400 n.

Weariness, iii. 261.
Wages of labourers, ii. 490; v. 56.
Wales, Johnson's tour to, iii. 124.

Prince of, his situation, v. 61.
Walker, the actor, the original Mac-

heath, iii. 244.
- Mr. Joseph Cooper, i. 311; iii. 476 n.
Walker, John, the master of elocution,

V. 83.
Wall, Dr. the physician, v. 192.
Waller, Edmund, the poet, ii. 319; iii.

236; iv. 187 n., 403 ; v. 469.
- Johnson's Life of, iv. 406.

- his · Divine Poesie,' v. 189 n.
Walmsley, Gilbert, esq., his character,

by Johnson, i. 49, 60, 70, 173, 445.
his letter, recommending Johnson and

Garrick, i. 72.
Walpole, Horace, afterwards Earl of Or.

ford, i. 325 n. ; i. 33 n. ; iii. 216 1,,
409 n., 455; iv. 299, 485 ; v. 67 n.,
210.
his humorous description of the Bath-
easton vase, iii. 211 11.

his amusing, but often inaccurate • Re-
miniscences' quoted, iii. 216 16.

his character of Johnson, v. 211 n.
Walpole, Sir Robert, i. 100; ii. 81 n.,

188, 511; iii. 34, 223, 524; iv. 453.
Johnson's constant opposition to his
government, i. 114.
Walsh, Mr. Saunders, iii. 393 n.
Walton, Isaac, his Life of Bishop San-

derson quoted, v. 335.
- his · Angler,' iii. 126.
- his · Lives,' iii. 122, 160, 239, 334,

471.
War, ii. 215 ; iv. 102, 353; v. 91, 121.

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Wigs, ii. 392 n. ; iv. 184.
Wilcox, Mr., the bookseller, i. 73, 73 n.
Wilkes, John, esq., i. 284, 338, 403 n. ;

ii. 75, 90 n., 114, 269 n., 419; iii.
34, 317 n., 426, 436, 439; iv. 34,
79, 182, 315, 417, 421, 474, 477 n.,
479; v. 104.
his conduct during the riots in 1780,

iv. 316, 316 n.
· his jeu d'esprit on Johnson's Dictionary,

i. 284.
Johnson's opinion of, i. 403; iii. 34,

35 n.; iv. 34.
- meetings between him and Johnson, iii.

426.
Wilkes, Israel, esq., iii. 427.
Will, Johnson's, v. 346.
Will-making, ii. 246.
“Will’ and Shall,' Johnson's use of the

words, i. 60 n.
William the Third, Johnson's character

of, iii. 216, 216 n , 524.
Williams, Mr. Zachariah, his attempts to

ascertain the longitude, i. 285.
some account of, i. 286.
Mrs. Anna, i. 119, 220, 221, 222,

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Wedding ring, Johnson's, i. 214.
Welch, Saunders, esq., i. 416; iv. 69,

72 n., 275.

Johnson's letter to, iv. 70.
Wellesley, Marquess, iii. 386 n.; iv. 202 n.
Welsh language, iii. 145.
- parson, occurrence between Johnson

and, iii. 153 n.
Wentworth, Mr., Johnson's schoolmaster

at Stourbridge, i. 25, 26.
Wesley, Rev. John, ii. 271, 271 n.; iii.
309 ; iv. 85, 155, 266, 466.
Johnson's letters to, iii. 309; iv. 266.
his ghost story, iv. 155, 266.

Charles, iv. 155.
West, his translation of Pindar,' iv. 359.
Westcote, Lord, afterwards second Lord

Lyttleton, iv. 320.
Wetherell, Rev. Dr., iii. 232, 311, 330.

- Johnson's letter to, iii. 311.
Wheeler, Rev. Dr. Benjamin, iii. 157;

iv. 234, 326; v. 117.
· Johnson's letter to, iv. 234.

some account of, iy. 234 n.
“Whig,' Johnson's definition of a, i. 280.

and Tory, v. 190.
Whiggism, Johnson's definition of, i. 374,

446 ; iv. 185.
Whigs, ii. 497 ; iii. 190, 474, 556; iv.

242; v. 103.
Whitaker, Rev. James, his · History of

288, 433, 475 ; ii. 25 n., 100; iii.
256, 391, 391 n., 486, 492, 496;

v. 117, 118, 119, 120, 124, 127.
her death, v. 119, 120.
- Miss Helen Maria, v. 180.

her Ode on the Peace,' v. 180, 180 r.
her death, v. 180 11.

Sir Charles Hanbury, ii. 34, 495.
Wilson, Rev. Thomas, his “ Archæological

Dictionary,' v. 39.
- his character, v. 39 n.
- Johnson's letter to, v. 40.
Windham, Right Hon. William, iii. 181,

181 n., 483; iv. 222; v. 64, 77, 173,
271, 272, 309, 377, 471.
- Johnson's letters to, v. 107, 277.
- particulars of his last interview with
Johnson, from his private journal, v.

326, 326 n.
Windus's Journey to Mequinez,' iii. 144.
Wine, i. 388; ii. 180, 185,

435;
iii. 324, 325, 405, 406, 407, 407 1.;
iv. 20, 100, 103, 164, 187, 189, 196,

252.
- reason of Johnson's abstinence from,

i. 74.
Winifred's Well, iii. 139.
Wise, Dr. Francis, i. 259.
Wisedom, Robert, his prayer, iii. 143,

Manchester,' iv. 194.
White, Rev. Dr. Joseph, Johnson's letter

to, ii. 196.
some account of, ii. 196 n.

Rev. Henry, v. 288.
Whitbread, Samuel, esq., epigram quoted

by him, in allusion to the marriage of
an Austrian Archduchess with Buona.

parte, ii. 457 n.
Whitby's • Commentary,' ii. 501.
Whitehead, Paul, i. 95 ; ii. 348.

William, i. 159, 411.
Whitefield, Rev. George, i. 45; ii. 81,

270; iv. 285, 285 n.
- his character, i. 45; ii. 81, 271.
Whitgift, Isaac Walton's eulogy on, iv.

457 n.
· Whole Duty of Man,' conjectures as to

the author of, ii. 227, 227 n.
Whyte, Mr. Edward Anthony, iii. 195 n.,
Wickedness, ii. 439; iv. 376.
Wickens, Mr. of Litchfield, anecdotes of

Johnson by, v. 405.
Wife, ii. 57, 58, 78.

Johnson's advice on the choice of a, ii.
58, 449; iv. 282, 283.

requisites in, iv. 283.
- a whining one, iv. 373.
- an insipid one, iv. 373.
- a honeysuckle, iv. 374.
- a fraudulent, v. 216.

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143 n.

Wit, iii. 406; iv. 478 n.
Witchcraft, ii. 280, 395, 395 n.
Witches, ii. 173.

in Macbeth, ii. 347.
Wives, iv. 363, 373.
- effects of their nor.-compliance on petty
occasions, iv. 281.

Xenophon, his Memorabilia,' iv. 234 n.
Xerxes, iv. 52.

Y.

Women, ii. 449 ; iii. 30 n., 237; iv. 145.

without religion, iv. 283.

of quality, iv. 221.
Wood, Anthony, i. 30.
Woodcocks, ii. 56, 232.
Woodhouse, the poetical shoe-maker, i.

385, 513.
Wooll, Rev. John, his . Memoirs of Dr.

Warton,' iv. 311.
Worcester, iii. 156.
Word to the Wise,' Johnson's prologue

to, iii. 478.
World,' the, i. 433.
- injustice of the complaints against the,

v. 51.
• World Displayed,' Johnson writes the

Introduction to, i. 336.
Worthington, Dr. William, iii. 142 n.,

149, 154.
Wraxhall, Sir Nathaniel William, iv. 310.
Wrexham, iji. 153.
Wright, Mr. Richard, of Lichfield, iv. 524.
Writers, modern, the moons of literature,

iv. 194.
Writers to the Signet, iii. 39 n.
Writing, alleged pleasure in, v. 100.

Yalden, the poet, iv. 237.
Yates, Mrs., iv. 299.
Yonge, Sir William, i. 172; ii. 154.
"Yorick's Sermons,' ii. 210 n.
York Jail, iii. 537.

. Minster, iii. 537.
Young, Dr., i. 191; ii. 496 ; iv. 107,

429, 436 n., 493, 494, 495 ; v. 197.
- his Night Thoughts,' ii. 98, 496.

his ‘Conjectures on original Compo-
sition,'ii. 496.

his · Love of Fame,' ii. 496.
- Life of, by the Rev. Herbert Croft,
iv. 428.
- his Universal Passion,' iv. 430.
- his writings described by Johnson, iv.

430.
Young people, Johnson's fondness for,

i. 458.
Yvres, History of the House of, v. 75.

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• Zenobia,' a tragedy, ii. 52.
• Zobeide,' a tragedy, iii. 403.
Zouch, Rev. Mr., iii. 471 n.

Xenophon, iv. 247.
- his · Treatise of Economy,' iii. 457.

his Retreat the Ten Thousand,'
iv. 363.

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