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Mason, Rev. William, inventor of a May, Dr. Samuel, reference to, ii. 280.
musical instrument called date of his death, iii. 164.
“zumpe"or" celestinette,'' iii. 267. May, Thomas, precedes Gray as a
the Archbishop's request, iii. 274. Mead, Dr. Richard, his corpulence, i.
Villemain's praise of, ii. 183.
inoved Dr.Wharton to tears, iii. 276. Mediocrity, Gresset's Ode on, ii. 184.
Matthew Lamb, ii. 346.
Professor of Modern Languages, Fitzosborne's Letters, ii. 222.
Melpomene, an Ode, Gray enquires who
Gray thanks Mason for the history of,
lines on Lord Holland's seat, iii. 334. Minster nave, iii. 147.
owing to difficulty of road to de la Porte, ii. 291.
de Madame Staël, ii. 291.
Memoirs of a celebrated Literary and
Memory, half a word written on or
283, 285 ; iii. 1, 15, 50, 63, 65, 97, recollection, ii. 380.
131, 149, 150, 282, 296, 297, 303. Merope, by Aaron Hill, acted on behalf
of C. Smart, ii. 391.
on Norman Architecture, i. 294. Metaphysics, Gray's dislike of, ii. 5.
basis of Mr. Morris's Graiana, iv. Methodist singing-man, reference to a,
409; editorial note, i. 324.
termination of "an or "eon" omit-
insertion or omission of initial or
use of the Cæsure, i. 329-330, 332, 333.
example from Lord Surrey, i. 333.
examples from Fabian, i. 330.
Metre Alexandrines, i. 331, 357. Miller, Philip, gardener and botanist,
ear, i. 332.
his use of the relative pronouns, ii.
sapphic, etc., in the reign of Eliza- Mingotti, famous singer, ii. 282, 305 ;
iii. 20, 21.
Ministry, probable change of, iii. 153.
position of, in Dec. 1767, iii. 293, 294.
Minorca, reference to its loss by
Admiral Byng, ii. 284.
Miraculous Powers in the Church, Free
Inquiry into the, by Dr. c. Mid-
Miraculous Powers, Warburton on, ii.
Mirror of Magistrales, a supplement to
Mitford relates the cause of R. West's
Mob Grammar, The. Lost piece by
Modena, Duke of, his collection of
Modern History and Languages, Gray
Professorship unsolicited by Gray,
an old acquaintance, ii. 199; iii. 151. Gray's feelings on kissing hands for,
worth £400 a year, iii. 326.
Mongon, Abbe de, Memoires of, ii. 200.
rhyme, i. 396.
Philosophy of Lord Bolingbroke, i. Montagu, Frederick, Gray in town with,
proposed visit with Gray to Cam-
obtains the Residentiary of York for
Emanuel, his portrait in that Col. appointed an executor to Sir William
Williams, iii, 104.
Montagu, Frederick, induces Gray to Musgrave, J., his verses on the death
write an Epitaph on Sir William of Frederick, Prince of Wales, ii.
Did he write Melpomene? ii. 338. Music, MS., enumeration of the valu-
Italy, and sold at Mitford's sale,
modore Barnet, iii. 91, 100. Musical composition, English language
Expression, Avison's Essay on, iii.
quests, iii. 90-91, 99.
effect on Gray, i. 113; ii. 191, 193, Lady Hervey, iii. 62.
Natural history, Gray's keen observa-
Needham, Mr., tutor to Lord Gormans-
Colman, Mason, and Gray, ii. 57. tion ofan ancientinscription, iii. 85.
scription of, ii. 266 ; iii. 177-178,
Nevelois, Jean li, his poem of La Vie
Neville, F., his verses on the death of
Neville, Thomas, of Jesus College,
biographical note on, ii. 314.
secret military expedition, ii. 320. ii. 320.
appreciate Carlo Bach, iii. 164.
Newcastle, Gray and Dr. Wharton visit,
fine collection of Graiana from the Newcastle, Duke of, his journal going
of Gray, i. 142.
bridge University, ii. 195.
laying a foundation-stone at Cam-
reference to, and note on, iii. 117. him, ii. 259,
Addison, ii. 288.
a new library, ii. 368.
MS. of Gray's Journal in France, i. Cambridge, ii. 370.
his remark to Bishop Yonge, ii. 371.
Newcastle, Duke of, attends divine ser-, Nicholls, Rev. Norton, Gray congratu.
vice since the death of his sister, lates him on his rectory, iii. 284.
Gray advises him as the mediator
between Lord Lisburne and Mr.
by Mr. Barrett, iii. 324.
invitation and acceptance to visit
Cambridge, iii. 330, 337, 382-383.
garden, ii. 342.
agrees to visit Wales with Gray in
the summer of 1770, iii. 363.
land counties, iii. 375.
Gray advises him of the French
intention to visit Bonstetten in
of Henry VI. in the Red Lion Inn urged to curb Bonstetten by his
counsel, iii. 401.
travels, iii. 406.
his MS. Recollections of Gray, in the
and residentiary of St. Paul's, iii. Niiheimr, the hell of Gothic nations,
Prussia will issue an account of
of ear, vivacity and variety of ges- Noble, Mr., reference to, ii. 294.
Nonius, Marcellus, his couplet on a
Noontide, an Ode (Ode on the Spring),
Norden, Frederick Ludvig, his Voyage
composed in his hearing, i. 139. tutor to Count Daniskiold, ii. 194.
field's, ii. 377.
Norris, Thomas, soprano, took part in
the Installation Ode, iii. 343.
his uncle, Governor Floyer, iii. 248. in Buckinghamshire, ii. 258.
gives a sinecure to Mason, iii. 139.
and his interim acceptance of a political opponents shrink under
his brazen hand, iii. 172.
rectories of Sound and Bradwell, Notredame, Jean de, reference to his
Lives of the Provençal Poets, i.
Nourse, Peter, of St. John's College, Onley, Charles, agrees to become tutor
Gray sends him a copy of The Odes, to young Ponsonby, iji. 67.
Onslow, Mr. (the Speaker's son), Groom
Opera house, popularity in 1761, iii. 80.
ticular voices rather than by
genuine love for Italian music, iii.
Opera in Paris (1739), account of, ii.
Orthography of the text, i. xvi.
Ossian, Poems of, see Erse and Mac-
ridicule of Gray and Mason, iii. 41, of the Gospels in rhyme, i. 363.
quotation from, i. 363.
tion, i. 347.
Owl. Gray keeps one, and compares
and The Descent of Odin), reason
for the notes to, iii. 289-290.
lished by Dodsley, ii. 319, 321, 322. burlettas, iii. 77.
Gray delighted with her excellence,
Painted glass, see Glass.
Lives of the, i. 303-321.
MS. of the Essay possessed by Mr.
Painting and sculpture ; hard to say
in England, iii. 158.
suitable for the style of various old
Palgrave, Rev. William, at Scar-
Fellow of Pembroke College, and
ston, ii. 379.
Gray writes him a facetious letter
entertains Rev. J. Brown, iii. 38.
his MS. diaries, iii. 70.
College, Gray suggests him as tutor Gray gives him detailed advice of the
and Italy, iii. 193-196.