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Palgrave, Rev. William, his return, iii. | Pattinson, see Mrs. Forster.
visits Glamis and Newby, iii. 256-
going to Ranelagh and the opera, iii.
connections of his family, iii. 284.
his elder brother, who took the name
of Sayer, dangerously ill, iii. 284.
the strange casualties of his house-
hold, iii. 382.
Palma, old, remarks on his skill as a
painter, ii. 389.
Pamfilio, Prince, his palace at Rome,
Pandore, description of its representa-
tion, ii. 21.
Panmure, Lord, reference to, and Tom
Lyon, iii. 257.
Paoli, P., Gray's high opinion of, iii.
Paper from silk rags, iii. 40.
Paraphrases from Petrarca, by Gray, i.
194; from Anthologia Græca, i.
Paris, Alexandre de, his poem of the
Roman d'Alexandre, i. 357.
Paris, Dr. Ayrton, relates the manner
in which the College of Surgeons
obtained Hunter's Museum, ii. 68.
Park Place, near Henley, residence of
General Conway and Lady Ailes-
bury, ii. 42.
Parker, Mr., lord of the manor of
Ingleton, i. 275.
Parmegiano's picture of Moses fur-
nishes a model for Gray's Bard, ii.
Parnell Remains, the dunghill of Irish
Grub Street, ii. 372.
Parody on an epitaph, i. 140.
editorial note on, i. 140.
Parrs, chapel of the, in Kendal church,
Parry, John, blind harper, his concert
inspired Gray to finish the Bard,
visits Cambridge, ii. 312.
father of John Parry, A. R.A., ii. 312.
Parthenay, Des Roches de, his trans-
lation of Norden's Travels in
Egypt, ii. 194.
Pasquier, reference to his Recherches, i.
Passerat, French poet, reference to, i.
Patrizii, Count, great ball given at
Rome by, ii. 84.
Patterson, Mrs., friend of Dr. T. Whar-
ton's, ii. 359.
Pausanias, a tragedy, by R. West, ii. 103.
Payne, Mrs., a friend of Dr. T. Whar-
ton's, ii. 359.
Pearce, Zachary, Bishop of Rochester,
his confusion at coronation of
George III., iii. 113.
Peck, Fellow of Trinity College, iii. 324.
Peele, Theophilus, of Cambridge, refer-
ence to, ii. 155.
interests himself on behalf of C.
Smart, ii. 178.
settlement of his dispute with Dr.
Long, ii. 188.
Pembroke and Montgomery, Epitaph
on Anne, Countess of, i. 278.
MS. sketch of her life by her Secre-
tary, i. 279.
Pembroke College, founded by Mary
de Valentia, i. 95; ii. 280.
possesses MS. of Ode on the Spring,
i. 2; Ode on the death of a favourite
Cat, i. 10; Distant Prospect of Eton
College, i. 16; Hymn to Adversity, i.
24; The Fatal Sisters, i. 52; Elegy
written in a Churchyard, i. 72; A
Long Story, i. 82: Sonnet on the
death of Richard West, i. 110; by
Stonehewer of Gray's Pleasures
from Vicissitude, i. 123; A Song, i.
The Bard, finished at, i. 40.
comic lines written at, i. 138.
facetious description of the settle-
ment of a dispute at, ii. 188.
Gray becomes a resident of, ii. 279.
Gray's description of, iii. 150.
Pembroke, Henry, Earl of, deserts his
wife and elopes with Kitty Hunter,
Penn, Mr., his residence at Stoke, i. 83.
Perch, receipt to dress, i. 263-264.
Peregrine Pickle, Smollett's, ii. 214.
Pergolesé, Giambattista, his songs, ii.
Ricciarelli sings his Stabat Mater, ii.
reference to his airs, iii. 157.
Gray has a mass of his compositions,
all divinity, iii. 163.
Gray's admiration of his composi-
tions, iii. 164.
his Salve Regina performed at the
Haymarket, 1740, iii. 164.
Walpole's error that Gray introduced
his works, iii. 164.
Perrot, Lord, and the Assizes, iii. 281.
Peru, natural history of, in Spanish,
Pescetti, Giambattista, operatic com-
poser, ii. 133.
Peterborough, visited by Gray, ii. 366.
Peterborough, Lord, story of his bar-
gaining for a canary in Pall Mall,
Peterhouse College, The Bard com-
menced at, i. 40.
Hymn to Ignorance, written at, i. 111.
use of iron bar in Gray's window at,
Gray quits it for Pembroke College,
humorous description of its quad-
rangle, ii. 14.
Petrarch, L'Abbé de Sade Mémoires
pour la Vie de François Petrarque,
Gray has been reading, iii. 236.
Peyriere, Baronne de la, iii. 127.
"Ministress at London," iii. 236.
become a Catholic, iii. 236.
her pets, iii. 236.
Phelps, Mr., about to issue an account
of Sicily, iii. 85.
Philips and Smith, reference to, ap-
pearing in the same volume, i. 212.
Philosophe Marié, the comedy of, i. 23.
Philosopher, endowments necessary to
form a, iii. 361.
Philosophic Dictionary of Voltaire,
reference to, iii. 187.
Philosophy, Gray's vindication of, ii.
Philosophy of Lord Bolingbroke, Essay
on the, i. 286.
published on Mason's authority, i.
influence of Conyers Middleton ap-|
parent in, i. 286.
Piazza, Hieronimo Bartolomeo, Gray's
Italian master, ii. 3.
Pictures, first exhibition of, iii. 65.
Pilkington, Mrs. Lætitia, and Cibber,
her memoirs, ii. 169.
Pinkerton, John, his forgery of the
second part of Hardicanute, con-
fessed in the Maitland Poems, iii. 46.
Pitt, the elder, afterwards Earl of
Chatham, paymaster of the forces,
his dismissal, ii. 273.
Secretary of State, ii. 292.
ill of the gout, ii. 292.
Pitt, the elder, complains of the in-
glorious peace, iii. 137.
styled by Count Algarotti "Resitu-
tor d'Inghilterre," iii. 151.
inclination to injure his fame, iii. 167.
report that he lies dangerously ill,
"when he is gone, all is gone," iii. 203.
speaks for three and a half hours on
the rights of the colonies, iii. 234.
Gray laments his acceptance of a
peerage, iii. 243.
breach with Lord Temple, iii. 243.
his restored popularity, iii. 246.
everything is in Lord Chatham's
breast, iii. 255.
mending slowly in health, iii. 270.
Pitt, J. (Lord Camelford), his story
of Lady M. Wortley Montagu, iii.
his letter to Gray on his travels, iii.98.
Pitt, Mrs. Anne, receives a pension of
£500 a year, iii. 78.
Plato, notes on, iv.
Play exercise at Eton, i. 163-165.
printed from Stonehewer collection,
Pleasures of Imagination, criticism of,
Plummer, Mr., reference to, ii. 239.
Plumptre, Dr. Robert, sits for his por-
trait to Benj. Wilson, iii. 16.
biographical note, iii. 16.
Pocock, Dr. Richard, Bishop of Ossory
and Meath, reference to, iii. 2.
Poems, statement of the source of the
present text, i. xiii.-xiv.
Gray agrees to the Glasgow edition
in deference to Dr. Beattie, iii. 285-
Poésies, Gresset's, ii. 186.
Poetic license, Gray advocates, i. 397.
sold his inestimable diamond for a Poetical Rondeau attributed to Gray,
peerage, iii. 84.
his popularity tottering, iii. 91.
and the Spanish quarrel, iii. 116.
publication of his negotiations with
the French, iii. 122.
his resignation, iii. 123.
Poet laureate, Gray's opinion of the
office, ii. 344-345.
hitherto humbled the professor,ii.345.
Poets, a fig for those who have not
been among the mountains, iii. 223.
Poetry, reference to Puttenham's Art
of, i. 329, 330, 331.
reference to Ronsard's Art of, i. 332.
Poetry, the language of the age never
the language of, ii. 108.
possesses a language peculiar to it-
self, ii. 108.
use of the Strophe and Anti-strophe,
the Lyric style in contrast to the
Epic, ii. 304-305.
nature of the Lyric, ii. 352-353.
Gray's faculty by no means volun-
tary, but the result of a certain
disposition of mind, ii. 366.
Gray does not know a Scotchman of
his own period who could read,
much less write, iii. 56.
what its production implies, iii. 156.
Gray once contemplated a history of
English; sketch of his design, iii.
Poland, King of, and the King of
Prussia, ii. 291.
commissions Count Algarotti to pur-
chase pictures, iii. 307.
Political affairs, Gray ashamed of his
country, iii. 166.
nation in the same hands as the uni-
versity, iii. 172.
resembles first years of Charles I.'s
time, iii. 172.
reference to, iii. 204.
condition of, in March, 1766, iii. 233-
Polymetis, by Joseph Spence, ii. 170.
Pompey's villa, ii. 78.
Pompey the Little, history of; or, The
Life and Adventures of a Lap Dog,
Pond, Mr., frontispieces supplied by,
Ponsonby, William, Lord, his son, iii.57.
Pope, Alexander, his Ode on St. Cecilia's
Day compared with Dryden's, i. 36.
his license of language in poetry, ii.
his defence by Warburton, ii. 131.
Odyssey, Essay on, by J. Spence, ii. 170.
Duchess of Queensberry his friend,
Pope Benedict XIV., his election, de-
scription of his person, ii. 93, 98.
Pope Clement XII., death of, i. 63.
Porte, Memoires de M. de la, Gray re-
commends, ii. 291.
Portia, Cardinal, death of, ii. 84.
Portland, William, second Duke of, his
eldest daughter marries Lord Wey-
mouth, ii. 395.
Porto Bello, capitulation of, ii. 70.
Portraits, Gray considers it strange
that they should be preferred to
contemporary descriptions, iii. 24.
Portsdown Hills, description of the
view from the, ii. 265.
Portugal, King of, seizes conspirators
at Lisbon, ii. 392.
and Tavora family, ii. 392-396.
Post-chaises in France, description of
(1739), ii. 17.
Posthumous Poems, i. 99-142.
editorial note on, i. 100.
note on, i. 142.
Potter, Archbishop, his proviso, ii. 240.
Pottinger, Richard, reference to, iii.
Pouilly, Mons. Levesque de, i. 239.
Powell, William Samuel, Master of St.
John's College, his candidature,
has the Duke of Newcastle's support,
Powis, Lord, has 100 copies of the Life
of Lord Herbert of Cherbury, iii.
Prayer, Treatise on, ii. 217.
Prendergast, Sir Thomas, insulted by
an Irish mob, iii. 26.
Pretender, The, James Edward (Le
Chevalier St. George), ii. 68.
English correspondence pass through
his hands before leaving Rome, ii.
and his family present at a ball
given by Count Patrizii, ii. 76-85.
and the Grand Chancellorship at
Rome, ii. 94.
his relations with English society in
Rome, ii. 187.
d'Exiles, ii. 21.
biographical note on, ii. 21.
Price, Mr., glass painter of Hatton
Gardeu, iii. 102.
worked at the windows of West-
minster Abbey, iii. 102.
Pricket, Dr. Marmaduke, death of, ii.
Pride a sign of folly, ii. 246.
Prince of Wales to have £40,000 a
year (1756), ii. 290.
Prince Edward £5000 a year, ii. 290.
Pringle, Dr. Sir J., medical adviser
of H. Walpole and Dr. J. Brown,
attends the Prince of Wales, iii. 256.
Pritchard, Mrs., and Delap's Hecuba,
Professorship of Modern History, Gray
would not ask for it, not choosing |
to be refused, iii. 21.
Gray's name suggested to Lord Bute
but refused, iii. 136-137.
conferred on Lawrence Brockett, in
succession to Shallet Turner, iii.
MS. note of Gray relative to Dela-
val's candidature, iii. 140.
Gray succeeds Brockett, iii. 318.
Progress of Poesy, The, i. 27.
editorial note on, i. 28.
its composition delayed by a remark
of Mason, ii. 111.
submitted to Dr. Wharton, ii. 260..
aversion to its separate publication,
Pronunciation, variation between the
time of Gray and of Lydgate, i. 393.
Propertius, translations froin, i. viii.,
printed from original MS., i. 144.
sent by Gray to R. West, ii. 111.
influence of the style of Scaliger on,
Prophecy (see The Bard), fragment sent
to Stonehewer, ii. 268.
Prose as well as verse should have its
rhythm, i. 314.
Prose, Gray's posthumous, i. xiv.
Provençal poetry, i. 367.
Prowse, Mr., refused the post office,
Prussia, King of, see Frederick.
Public life, obligations incumbent on
one desiring to attain position in,
Puisieux, Marquis de, his house at
Sillery, i. 239.
Pulpit, Gray's opinion of oratory in,
since the Revolution, iii. 81.
Pulteney, Earl Nugent's Ode to, ii. 220.
Puppet-Show, Rappresentazione d'un'
anima dannata, ii. 44.
the Italian, the reigning diversion,
Purt, Rev. Robert, M.A., i. 85.
Puttenham's Art of Poetry, quotation
from, i. 329.
his influence on Sir Thomas Wyatt
and Lord Surrey, i. 334.
mistaken as to Riding Ryme, i. 335-337.
QUEBEC, compared to Richmond Hill,
siege of, by the French, iii. 44-45.
alarm concerning, conduct of General
Murray, iii. 51.
Queen's College, founded by Margaret
of Anjou, i. 95.
added to by Elizabeth, Queen of
Edward IV., i. 95.
Queen's Hermitage, The, of Matthew
Green, ii. 222.
Queensberry, Duchess of, her quarrel
with Duchess of Marlborough, ii.
condemns by advertisement a spuri-
ous edition of the last seven
years of Earl Clarendon's Life,
and notifies her early issue of his
biography, ii, 372.
friend of Pope and protector of Gay,
her eccentricities, ii. 372.
Quinault, Jeanne Françoise, French
actress, ii. 23.
Quintilius Varus, his Piscina at
Tivoli, ii. 74.
RABY CASTLE, Leland's Account of, iii.
Racine's Britannicus, quotation from,
and reference to, ii. 233.
Radnor, Lord, Gray advises Wharton
to see the house of, ii. 253.
Ramsay, Mr., Gray's tenant in Corn-
hill, iii. 208.
Ramsden, Mr., optician, iii. 373.
Ramsgate, account of, and Sir. E.
Brydges's anecdote of Gray at, iii.
Ranby, Mr. (King's Surgeon), Duke of
Cumberland sends for and then
countermands the attendance of,
Randall, Dr. John, and the Installation
Ode, i. 92.
composed the music for the Ode, iii.
Ranelagh Gardens, non-success, ii. 125.
reference to, ii. 134.
Raphaël, his vision of Ezekiel, i. 42.
figure of God in the vision of Ezekiel
furnished Gray with a model for
his Bard, ii. 313.
Rapin, Nicholas, French writer, re-
ference to, i. 341.
Ratcliffe, Mr., brother to Earl of Der-
wentwater, his execution, ii. 168.
Reed, Isaac, his note concerning the
quarrel between Gray and Walpole,
Reinholt, Charles Frederick, popular
bass singer, sung in the Installation
Ode, iii. 343.
Religion of Nature Delineated, by Wol-
laston, i. 290.
Rhyme, Observations on the use of,
examples of the most ancient rhymes
in our tongue, i. 376-379.
children educated at St. Gall in
10th century taught to write Latin
rhyme, i. 379.
opinion of the rhyming epitaphs
at Canterbury, i. 379-380.
Additional observations from the
Cambri of Gray, i. 381-386.
ancient names of the Welch, i. 381.
prosodia of the Welch grammar the
finest in any language, i. 381.
harmony of the Druidical compo-
tions, i. 381
"Secret of the Poets," i. 382-383.
probability of the English borrow-
ing their rhyme from the Britons,
suggestion that the Franks obtained
their rhyme from this country,i.385.
rhyme preserved by the common
people, i. 386.
Rhyming, greater facility of the ancient
poets for, i. 395.
Rhythmus, Observations on the Pseu-
do-, i. 361-375.
ancient rhyme of the Emperor
Adrian, i. 361.
ancient rhyme of the Welch, i. 361.
Anglo-Saxon rhyme, its harmony
consisting in alliteration, i. 362.
Anglo-Saxon rhyme, its harmony
similarly practised by the Danes,
Anglo-Saxon and the Franco-Theo-
tische languages originally the
same, i. 364.
earliest extant Romaun or old French
verses, i. 364.
earliest Provençal writers, i. 364.
earliest Sicilian poets, i. 365.
earliest English rhyme, i. 365.
German rhyme the oldest extant, i.
Walafrid Strabo and his contem-
porary writers call themselves Bar-
bari, i. 365.
period of Provençal poetry, i. 367.
period of Sicilian poetry, 367.
late retention of the old Saxon or
Danish verse without rhyme, i. 368.
Language of the Gauls, i. 369.
the various dialects of the Romaun,
Rustica, Romana, Provençal, Va-
lonne, and the Langue Romande, i.
Table showing the period of the in-
troduction of rhyme into various
countries, i. 371.
Provençals believed to have bor-
rowed the art of rhyme from the
Latin rather than from the Arabs
or Franks, i. 371-373.
first appearance of rhyming verses
in Latin epitaphs, etc., i. 372.
Latin rhyme, i. 373.
Leonine verse, i. 373; its supposed
origin, i. 373-375.
Leonimetes rhyme, i. 374.
Rima alla Provenzale, or verse-rhym-
ing in the middle in place of the
end, i. 373.
Rhyme of Bernard of Cluny in his
poein De Contemptu Mundi, i. 374-
instance of mixture of different
languages in old composition, i.
Ricciarelli, announced to sing the
Stabat Mater of Pergolesi, ii. 282.
description of his powers, ii. 282.
Richardson, Jonathan, the elder, the
painter, iii. 81.
Gray sits to him for his portrait, iii.81.
Richmond and Derby, Countess of,
mother of Henry VII., foundress
of St. John's College, i. 96.
Margaret, portrait of, i. 310.
Richmond, Dr. Richard, Bishop of
Soder and Man, chaplain to the
Duke of Athol, iii. 257.
Ridley, Mr., contributes to Dodsley's
Miscellaneous Poems, ii. 221.
Ridlington, Dr., Professor of Civil
Law, his recovery from dropsy,
gone to Nice, iii. 208.
notes on, iii. 208, 254.
Rigby, Gloster, with Duke of Bedford
in Cambridge, ii. 309, 311.
escape of, from an Irish mob, iii. 26.
likely to be one of a new ministry,
to move the expulsion of Wilkes,
Rinuccini, Marquis, visits London, ii.
Rivett, Nicholas, his work among the
Antiquities of Athens, ii. 283.
Robbery, liability in London to, iii. 14.
Roberts, Mr., of the Pell Office, relates
the cause of the quarrel between
Gray and Walpole, ii. 124.
Roberts, Rev. Mr., translated and pub-
lished Gray's Elegy in Latin, i.