« PreviousContinue »
Lakes, Journal in the, references to |
places mentioned by Gray in :-
Wadd-mines, near Sea Whaite, i.
Walla-crag, view from, i. 254.
Water-Mallock, village of, i. 252.
Wentworth Castle, description of,
Wharfdale, description of, i. 279-280.
Widhope-brows and the view of Der-
Windermere, description of, i. 267.
Wythburn Water, see Thirlmere.
Lamb, Sir Matthew, quarrels with J.
Gaskarth, ii. 346.
father of the first Lord Melbourne,
Lambertini, Cardinal Prospero, ii. 93.
Landscape Gardening, see Gardening.
Langland, Robert, metre of, i. 370.
his birthplace, i. 370.
Langley, Battey, his style of archi-
tecture, ii. 253.
biographical note on, ii. 253.
Langley, Thomas, his work on archi-
tecture, ii. 253.
Lansdowne, Marquis of, his waterfall
at Bow-wood, ii. 254.
Lansdowne, Marquis, William Vis-
count Fitzmaurice created, iii. 76.
Latin verses, i. viii., xvii.
Latini, Sur Brunetto, his poem of Il
Putaffio, i. 348.
Lauderdale, Richard Maitland, Earl of,
his house of Lithinton or Lenox
Love, iii. 209.
Laurel, imported into Europe by Clu-
sius, ii. 174.
Law, Dr. Edmund, Master of St.
Peter's College, Cambridge, in suc-
cession to Dr. Keene, ii. 287.
made Bishop of Carlisle, iii. 337.
gives up £800 a-year to enjoy it, iii.
Lay of Darts, see The Fatal Sisters, i. 53.
Laziness, figurative description of, ii.
facetious account of the effect of, on
Gray, ii. 192.
Lee, Dr., his knowledge of college
matters, ii. 180.
Lee, Nathaniel, his Bedlam Tragedy, ii.
Lee, Sir George, Secretary at War, ii.293.
Leeds, turnpike riots at, ii. 240.
Legge, Right Hon. Henry, Chancellor
of Exchequer, ii. 273, 292.
Leghorn, chaplainship of, formerly
held by young Mr. Byron, now
suggested for Mr. Temple, iii. 402.
Leicester House, the political arrange-
ments of, ii. 290.
Leicester, Lord, buried in Warwick
Church, ii. 257.
Leicester, Lettice, Countess of, also
buried there, ii. 257.
Leighton, Mr. and Mrs., reference to,
Leman, Rev. Thomas, Countess de Viry
presents him with Gray's MS. of
the Amatory Lines, i. 137.
presents in turn, Gray's MS. to
Joseph Wharton, i. 137.
Lennox, Lord, reference to, iii. 76.
Lenox-love or Lithinton, seat of Lord
Blantyre, note on, iii. 209.
Lent, account of a Florentine, ii. 64.
Leonidas, Richard Glover's epic of, ii.
Lepell, Mary, see Lady Hervey, iii. 62.
Letters apt to be opened at the offices
at election-times, ii. 249.
Lettres de la Marquise M*** au Comte
de R***, by Crébillon fils, ii. 27.
Liberty of Genius, suppositious Ode
on, i. viii.
Life, Gray's references to his health,
mode and condition of:-
confined at Florence with inflam-
mation of his eyes, ii. 367.
in a good easy sort of state but oc-
casionally depressed, ii. 113-114.
doubts if he should find much dif-
ference between living in this
world and t'other, ii. 135.
calls himself a solitary of six years'
standing, ii. 154.
the spirit of laziness begins to pos-
sess him, ii. 192.
his mind unable to keep him cheer-
ful or easy, and the spiritual part
is the most infirm, ii. 199.
is listless, old, vexed, and perplexed,
diverting himself for a month in
London among his gay acquaint-
ances, then returns to his cell, ii.
suffers from gout or rheumatism, ii.
267, 272, 283, 392.
uses soap prescribed by Dr. Whar-
ton for his complaint, ii. 275.
depressed in mind, ii. 285, 321, 371.
ill of a cold and fever, ii. 329.
is better and more capable of amuse-
ment, ii. 330.
Life, Gray's references to his :-
can look back on many bitter mo-
ments, partly with satisfaction,
and partly with patience, and for-
ward, although not promising,
with some hope, ii. 347.
almost blind with a great cold, ii. 354.
believes that people take notice of
his dulness, ii. 376.
weary and disagreeable in mind
only, ii. 377.
thinks that he inspires everything
around him with ennui and de-
jection, ii. 379.
solitary and dispirited, but not
wholly unpleasant to himself, iii. 1.
the British Museum his favourite
domain, iii. 5, 11, 15.
envies Dr. Wharton his country
abode, whilst he will never have
even a thatched roof of his own,
"racketting about from morning to
night" wears out his spirits, iii.
concerts every night at Cambridge,
shall stay this month or two, iii. 124.
has had two slight attacks of gout
after three years' intermission, iii.
long taciturnity owing to the noth-
ingness of my history, iii. 150.
"neglected all my duties in hopes of
finding pleasure," which after all
one never finds, iii. 161.
"nobody contented but you and I,"
the music of Carlo Bach serves "to
deceive my solitary days," iii 164.
suffered a good deal from a complaint
which has now grown almost con-
stant, iii. 167.
undergoes an operation for the piles,
travelling through Hampshire,iii.175.
health much improved by the sea,
a complaint in his eyes that may
possibly end in blindness, iii. 186.
neither happy nor miserable, iii. 232.
so fat that he suffered more from
heat in 1769 than ever he did in
Italy, iii. 347.
passed six days in Keswick lap'd in
Elysium, iii. 349.
walked about 300 miles through the
lake districts in seventeen days, iii.
have had a cough for above three
months, iii. 392.
Life, Gray's references to his :—
lacks health and spirits all the win-
ter, iii. 401.
travel he must, or cease to exist, iii.
"the gout is gone," but "spirits
much oppressed," God knows what
will be the end of it, iii. 405.
Lighting of the chandeliers at George
III.'s coronation, iii. 114.
Lincoln, Lord, Gray visits him near
Twickenham, and describes his
newly made plantations, ii. 370.
Lisbon, Voltaire's poem on the earth-
quake at, ii. 285.
Lisburne, Lord, reference to, iii. 241.
Rev. Norton Nicholls acts as medi-
ator between him and Mr. Temple,
iii. 287, 289, 332-333, 402-403.
Gray's opinion of the disagreement,
Lloyd, Robert, published a Latin trans-
lation of Gray's Elegy, i. 227; iii.
author with G. Colman of two Odes
in ridicule of Gray and Mason, iii.
his praise of Gray in the Epistle to
Churchill, iii. 128.
Lloyd, Miss, player on musical glasses,
Lloyd's Evening Post, G. Colman con-
tributes to, iii. 42.
reference to, iii. 123.
Locke, John, his Essay on the Human
Understanding and Gray's De Prin-
cipiis Cogitandi, i. 185, 193.
Loggan's views of the Cambridge Col-
leges, i. 309.
Loix, L'Esprit des, by Montesquieu, ii.
Lok, the evil being, i. 65.
Lomellini, Genoese family of, ii. 48.
London, Dr. Samuel Johnson's poem
of, ii. 220.
London Magazine, Gray's Elegy pub-
lished by the, i. 72.
London, that tiresome dull place where
all persons under thirty find amuse-
ment, iii. 181.
Londonderry, Bishop of, his patronage
in Ireland, iii. 403.
Long, Dr. Roger, Master of Pembroke
College, ii. 14.
his verses on the death of Frederick,
Prince of Wales, ii. 118.
takes Mr. Delaval under his tuition,
settlement of his dispute with the
Rev. J. Brown, ii. 188.
Long, Dr. Roger, introduces Mr. Bed-
ingfield to Gray, ii. 276.
illness, and recovery from, ii. 289.
referred to in Carey's Candidate, ii.
an authority on astronomy, ii. 298.
Gray sends him a copy of the Odes,
his audience at Buckingham Palace
to present a lyricord and a glass
sphere to the king, iii. 152-153.
his mechanical faculty, iii. 152.
agent for the Earl of Sandwich at the
election for high steward, iii. 168.
purchases a zumpe, iii. 267.
his funeral, iii. 387.
reference to his harpischords in the
"old lodge," iii. 391.
references to, ii. 138, 228, 280.
Long Story, see Story.
Lort, Mr., a candidate for Professor-
ship of Modern History, and a
worthy man, iii. 320.
gone to Bath, iii. 335.
Lottery ticket, Gray asks Dr. Wharton
to purchase him one, ii. 370, 376.
wins a £20 prize, iii. 337.
Louth, R., his verses on death of
Frederick, Prince of Wales, ii. 119.
Lovat, Lord, his confinement at Edin-
burgh, ii. 142.
his execution on Tower Hill, ii. 142.
Hogarth's caricature of, ii. 146.
Love-a-la-Mode, Macklin's farce of, iii.
Lowth, Dr., his wife's recovery, iii. 83.
contributes to Dodsley's Miscellane-
ous Poems, ii. 221.
Gray's opinion of his Grammar, iii.
his pamphlet against Warburton, iii.
Ludlam, Revs. Thomas and William,
Fellows of St. John's College, bio-
graphical note on, iii. 144.
Ludlow's Memoirs, ii. 128.
Luna est Habitabilis, i. 171-174.
theme for college verses, ii. 8.
Luttrel, Colonel, insulted at door of
the House of Commons, iii. 338.
Lydgate, John, remarks on the poems
of, i. 387-409.
Lynch, Dr., Dean of Canterbury, his
death, iii. 40.
Lyne, Mr., reference to, ii. 144.
Lyon, James Philip, reference to, iii.
Lyon, Thomas, Fellow of Pembroke
College, iii. 122.
Lyon, Thomas, biographical note on,
goes to Scotland with Gray, iii. 208.
his chambers at Pembroke College
destroyed by fire, iii. 301.
lost one of his causes in the House of
Lords against Lord Panmure, iii.317.
Gray breakfasts with him and Lady
Maria, iii. 374.
references to, iii. 101, 238.
Lyon, references to the story of the, ii.
Lyttleton, Dean, satire on, i. 316.
Lyttleton, Mr., Gray's opinion of, ii.220.
refers to an Elegy by, ii. 225.
Lyttleton, Lord George, his Monody on
death, ii. 180.
his Monody parodied in Peregrine
Pickle, and his character portrayed
as "Gosling Scrag," ii. 214.
admires The Odes of Gray, ii. 327, 331.
his dialogues of the dead, iii. 42.
Lyttleton, Sir Richard, reference to,
MACAULAY, Mrs., Mr. Pitt made her a
panegyric in the House, iii. 238.
Machiavel, Gray's opinion of, iii. 299.
Mackay, Major, testimony in favour of
the Erse poems, iii. 311.
Mackenzie, Mrs., grossly insults Mr.
L, iii. 87.
Mackfarline, the Laird of, testimony in
support of the Erse poems, iii. 311.
Macklin, his farce of Love-a-la-Mode,
gratifies the king, who sends for a
copy, iii. 29.
Macleod, the Laird of, testimony in
support of the Erse poems, iii. 311.
MacPherson, Rev. James, his transla-
tion of Ossian's Poems, their publi-
cation, iii. 56-57, see also Erse..
Magazine of Magazines, its editor re-
fused permission to publish Gray's
Elegy, i. 72.
publishes the Elegy, i. 72.
references to its publication of the
Elegy, ii. 210, 211, 213.
Maggett, Captain, and Lord Lovat,ii.142.
Mahomet, Life of, ii. 128.
Mahomet Second, a tragedy, ii. 22.
Maine, Duchess of, Madame de Stael
her confidante, ii. 291.
Maintenon's, Madame de, Letters, Gray's
account of, ii. 232.
reference to, ii. 287.
Mallet, David, supposed to have writ-
ten Earl Nugent's Ode, ii. 220.
Mallet's, Mons., Introduction to the His-
tory of Denmark, reference to, ii.
Man-at-arms, Gray's description of a,
Manchester, Duke of, reported to have
an ancient genealogy of the English
kings, with portrait of Richard III.,
Manduit, Mr., pamphlet against the
German war, iii. 91.
Mann, Horace, entertains Gray at
Florence, ii. 52.
description of his residence, ii. 86.
Gray sends him a parcel of books, ii.
reference to his sufferings, ii. 132.
Manning of Brun, Robert, his octo-
syllabic rhyme, i. 353.
translator of Peter Langtoft's chron-
icle, i. 353, 356.
Mapletoft, John, Fellow of Pembroke,
reference to, ii. 288; iii. 69, 183.
note on, iii. 69.
Marcello, see Delaval, ii. 155.
Margaret of Anjou, foundress of
Queen's College, i. 95.
Margaret, Lady, Countess of Rich-
mond, foundress of St. John's
College, portrait of, i. 310.
Margate, like Bartholomew fair, flown
down into Kent, iii. 240.
Mari, Huon de, Tournoyement d'Anti-
christ of, i. 337.
Maria Theresa, Queen of Hungary,
Gray's sympathy with, ii. 129, 134.
Marivaux, Gray recommends the ro-
mances of, ii. 107.
his novel of Marianne, ii. 128.
Marlborough, Sarah, Duchess of, quar-
rel with Duchess of Queensberry,
Marriage, the Fatal, tragedy by South-
erne, ii. 11.
Marriott, Sir James, Master of Trinity,
visits Gray, iii. 182.
notes relative to, iii. 182, 296.
competitor with Gray for the Chair
of Modern History, iii. 320, 324.
raises a subscription for a musical
amphitheatre, iii. 331.
reference to, iii. 331.
Marsham, Mr., assists in the compila-
tion of the Catalogue of ancient
authors, ii. 158.
Martin, Jaques, Religion of the Ancient
Gauls cited by, ii. 294.
Martinique, command of the expedi-
tion refused by seven generals, ii.
Mary, Queen of Scots, furniture used
by her at Wingfield religiously pre-
served at Hardwick, iii. 136.
Masinissa and Sophonisba, story by, ii.
Mason, Rev. William, his inordinate
vanity, i. xv.
his capacity for writing sublime
Odes, i. 36.
opinion of Gray's Education and
Government, i. 121.
gives the origin of Gray's Ode on
Vicissitude, i. 123.
Shakespeare verses sent to, i. 133.
Gray sends him some comic lines, i.
elegiacal Epitaph on his wife, im-
proved by Gray, i. 141.
his opinion of the picturesque point
in landscape, i. 260.
The Progress of Poetry delayed by a
remark of, ii. 111.
Ode to a Water Nymph by, ii. 184.
Gray's opinion of him, ii. 184, 196-
Ode on the Installation of the Duke of
Newcastle, ii. 196.
Gray's comment on Elfrida, ii. 212;
Gray sends a copy of Elfrida to Wal-
pole, ii. 213.
elected a Fellow of Pembroke College,
contributes an Ode to Dodsley's Mis-
cellaneous Poems, ii. 222.
Essays on church music, ii. 241.
his attainments in the composition
of music, ii. 242.
Gray comments on the death of the
father of, ii. 242, 243.
his loss of fortune, ii. 243.
death of his friend Dr. Pricket, ii. 244.
his fellowship his sole support, ii.
presented to the prebend of Holme
through John Hutton, ii. 250,
on the use of the strophe, etc. ii. 263.
Gray influences the style of Carac-
tacus, ii. 262.
gives Gray's reason for changing his
college, ii. 279.
publication of four new Odes, ii. 280.
suffering from his eyes, ii. 299, 366,
387, 392; iii. 205, 206, 207.
promised Irish preferment, ii. 287.
his interest sought on behalf of Dr.
Brown for Mastership of Peter-
house, ii. 288.
resides in Arlington Street, ii. 289.
Mason, Rev. William, his chair given by
Mitford to a poet laureate, ii. 299.
Gray sends a fragment of The Bard,
Chaplain in ordinary to George II.,
his proposition to write a comment
on Gray's Odes, ii. 329.
in waiting, ii. 332.
christens Mr. Dayrolles's child and
Lady Yarmouth's son, ii. 353-354.
criticism of his Elegies, ii. 354-358.
and the Duchess of Norfolk, ii. 367.
and Sir Conyers d'Arcy, ii. 367.
his poetical exertion attributed by
Gray to rivalry, ii. 368.
his uncle Dr. Balguy, ii. 368.
Dr. Warburton sends his New Lega-
tion to, ii. 369.
Gray tries to quell his quarrel with
Garrick, ii. 376.
goes to Aston for the winter and
saves a curate, ii. 383.
and Lord Holdernesse, ii. 383.
his poetical indolence, ii. 394.
plants some roses for Hurd at
Thurcaston, ii. 397.
boasts of his skill in planting, ii. 397.
entertains Gaskarth at Aston, iii. 9.
Lord Holdernesse sends him much
news, iii. 9.
Syon Hill his place of residence, iii.
sitting for his picture, iii. 31.
present at the trial of Lord Ferrers,
ridiculed by G. Colman and R. Lloyd,
rebuilds his rectory at Aston, and
improves its grounds, iii. 44, 368.
Gray doubts if he will succeed Chap-
man, iii. 50.
caricature of some prominent Can-
tabs, iii, 55.
referred to by the Monthly Review,
consulted as to a private tutor for
Lord John Cavendish, iii. 58.
preparing with Paul Sandby a pic-
ture of Snowdon, iii. 66, 68.
etches Gray's head. Etching pre-
served at Pembroke, iii. 68.
walks in the royal procession, and
at the coronation of George III.
ii. 70, 106.
reproved by Gray for prematurely
showing the Elegy on Lady Coven-
try, iii. 73.
Gray's criticism of the Coventry Elegy,
Mason, Rev. William, acquires the
friendship of Fred. Hervey, iii. 77.
made a Residentiary of York and
Precentor, iii. 82, 108.
established at York, iii. 125.
Letters to Lord D. in Royal or Lady's
Magazine, iii. 131.
his reflections on Kitty Hunter, iii.
Gray staying with him at York, iii.
his position as Precentor, iii. 132-133.
Gray's criticism of Elegy V. on the
Death of a Lady, iii. 139.
Count Algarotti sends him a pane-
gyric on his Odes, iii. 151.
repining at his twenty-four weeks'
residence at York, iii. 161.
makes a collection for C. Smart, iii.
his acquaintance with Bedingfield,
Gray's criticism of one of his Sonnets,
iii. 163, 199.
Gray recommends the music of Carlo
Bach to, iii. 164.
tendency to marry, iii. 168.
modelling antique vases in clay, iii.
reference to "future bride," iii. 183.
reference to his betrothment and note
on date of his marriage, iii. 198, 202,
Gray's Sonnet to his servant Mrs.
Anne, iii. 205-206.
Gray's reasons for not visiting him at
York, but sends his blessing to
both, iii. 223.
Mrs., said to be very handsome, iii.
224; by no means in health, iii.
232, 244; Dr. Heberden thinks her
irretrievably gone in consumption,
grown extremely fat and his wife
lean, iii. 244.
Gray sends in disguise his wickedness
to Dr. Gisborne, iii. 246.
opportunity of his obtaining other
preferment than York, iii. 253.
Mrs., anxiety concerning, iii. 252;
Gray's description of, iii. 258; Gray
enquires after her health, iii. 261;
Lord Holdernesse offers the use of
Walmer Castle for Mr. and, iii. 262;
Gray advises Ramsgate for, iii. 263;
Gray's letter of sympathy on death
of, iii. 265.
his esteem of Gray's letter, 266.
Gray writes part of Mrs. Mason's
Epitaph, iii. 266.