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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.
Lady Castlecomer, iii. 3.

Gray advises him as the mediator
his fear of spirits, iii. 3.

between Lord Lisburne and Mr.
Lord Holland's character of, iii. 42. Temple, iii. 287-289, 332-333.
Gray calls Cambridge “old Fobus's Gray's opinion of the dispute, iii.
owl's nest," iii. 45.

reference to, as Fobus, ii. 353 ; iii. 50, offered a travelling companionship
63, 76, 105.

by Mr. Barrett, iii. 324.
talks of resigning, iii. 76.

invitation and acceptance to visit
references to, ii. 193, 204.

Cambridge, iii. 330, 337, 382-383.
Newcombe, Dr. John, Master of St. congratulated by Gray on having a
John's College and Dean of

garden, ii. 342.
Rochester, his death and bio- agrees to visit Wales with Gray in
graphical note, iii. 189.

the summer of 1770, iii. 363.
Gray sends him a copy of The Odes, invited by Gray to go a tour in mid-
ii. 320.

land counties, iii. 375.
Miss Kirke and Richard Beadon his accompanies Gray thither, iii. 380.
executors, iii. 189.

Gray advises him of the French
New Legation, by Dr. Warburton, ii. classics, iii. 389.

intention to visit Bonstetten in
Newmarket, tapestry of the marriage Switzerland, iii. 394.

of Henry VI, in the Red Lion Inn urged to curb Bonstetten by his
at, iii. 307.

counsel, iii. 401.
Gray and the King of Denmark at, Gray asks for minute details of his
iii. 330.

travels, iii. 406.
Duke of Cumberland at, iii. 66.

his MS. Recollections of Gray, in the
Newnham, Lord, in ill health, iii. 224; possession of Mr. John Morris, iv.
see also Nuneham.

Newspapers in London of 1761, iii. 123. Mr. John Morris possesses Gray's
Newton appointed Bishop of Bristol MS. letters to, iv. 340.

and residentiary of St. Paul's, iii. Niflheimr, the hell of Gothic nations,

i. 61.
offered the Archbishopric of Armagh, Niphausen mentions that the King of
iii. 201.

Prussia will issue an account of
Niccolina (opera singer), her justness his campaign, ii. 372.

of ear, vivacity and variety of ges- Noble, Mr., reference to, ii. 294.
ture, iii. 157.

Nonius, Marcellus, his couplet on a
her victory over a prejudiced audi- dimple, ii. 113.
ence, iii, 157.

Noontide, an Ode (Ode on the Spring),
Nicholls, Dr., expelled from Cambridge i. 3.

for stealing books, iii. 245. Norden, Frederick Ludvig, his Voyage
Nicholls's, Rev. Norton, verses on birds d'Egypte et de Nubie, ii. 194; iii. 1.

composed in his hearing, i. 139. tutor to Count Daniskiold, ii. 194.
thanks Gray for Mason's hospitality Norfolk, History of, reference to Blome-
at York, iii. 191.

field's, ii. 377.
illness and recovery of his mother, Norman architecture, see Architecture.
iii. 238.

Norris, Thomas, soprano, took part in
at Studley, iii. 240.

the Installation Ode, iii. 343.
Gray's letter of sympathy on loss of Northamptonshire, crops later than

his uncle, Governor Floyer, iii. 248. in Buckinghamshire, ii. 258.
his probable succession of Dr. Rid- Northington, Earl of(Lord Chancellor),
lington, iji. 254.

gives a sinecure to Mason, iii. 139.
advice as to obtaining occupation, Norton, Sir Fletcher, Solicitor-General,

and his interim acceptance of a political opponents shrink under
curacy, iii. 254,

his brazen hand, iii. 172.
presented by his uncles to the anecdote of his parsimony, iii. 176.

rectories of Sound and Bradwell, Notredame, Jean de, reference to his
Suffolk, iii. 260.

Lives of the Provençal Poets, i.
rents a seat at Blundeston, iii. 260. 367.


Nourse, Peter, of St. John's College, Onley, Charles, agrees to become tutor

Gray sends him a copy of The Odes, to young Ponsonby, iii. 67.
ii. 320.

Onslow, Mr. (the Speaker's son), Groom
Nova Acta Eruditorum, reference to, ii. of the Bedchamber, ii. 290.

Opera house, popularity in 1761, iii. 80.
November 5th, Latin poem on, i. 167. success maintained by a few par-
Nugent, Robert Craggs, Earl, his ticular voices rather than by
elegiac verse, ii. 180.

genuine love for Italian music, iii.
his Ode to Pulteney, ii. 220.

Niineham, Lord, Gray's opinion of, ii. opens with Manzuoli, iii. 181.

Opera in Paris (1739), account of, ii.
sent by Stonehewer to Gray, ii. 310. 21-22, 56.
his appearance and conversation, ii. Oroonoko, tragedy by T. Southerne, ii.

reference to, ii. 328.

Orthography of the text, i. xvi.
Nunziata, Zoto del, painter, i. 320. Osborn, reference to, iii. 69.

Ossian, Poems of, see Erse and Mac-

Obscurity and Oblivion, two Odes in Otfrid of Weisenburgh, his paraphrase

ridicule of Gray and Mason, iii. 41, of the Gospels in rhyme, i. 363.

quotation from, i. 363.
Occleve, his portrait of Chaucer, i. Ottava Rima Measure, its introduc-

tion, i. 347.
Ode in the Greek manner, see Progress Ottoboni, Cardinal Pietro, death of, ii.
of Poetry, i. 28.

Ode (to his embryo muse), i. 205-207. Owen, The Triumphs of, a fragment, i. 67.
editorial note on, 205.

Owl. Gray keeps one, and compares
Odes, the Pindarić (The Fatal Sisters it to himself, ii. 369.

and The Descent of Odin), reason

for the notes to, iii. 289-290.
Odes, printed by Walpole and pub- PAGANINI, Signora, her appearance in

lished by Dodsley, ii. 319, 321, 322. burlettas, iii. 17.
public opinion on, ii. 323-326.

Gray delighted with her excellence,
admired by Garrick and Warburton, iii. 81.
ii. 325.

Painted glass, see Glass.
Gray received forty guineas for, ii. Painters, Gray's Essay to Walpole on his

Lives of the, i. 303-321.
slow sale of, iii. 53.

MS. of the Essay possessed by Mr.
meant to be vocal to the intelligent Morris, iv. 340.
alone, iii. 148.

Painting and sculpture ; hard to say
Odikle, Gray's nickname for The Bard, why they have made no advance
i. 40.

in England, iii. 158.
Odin, The Descent of, an Ode, i. 59. Paintings, Gray's table of subjects,
editorial note on, i. 60.

suitable for the style of various old
Ogden, Dr., his quarrel at the Com- masters, iii. 194-197.
mons, iii. 63.

Palgrave, Rev. William, at Scar-
his estimation of the Rev. Mr. Lud. borough, ii. 378.
lam, iii. 141.

Fellow of Pembroke College, and
candidate for Mastership of St. rector of Palgrave and Thrande-
John's, iii. 190.

ston, ii. 379.
Oliffe, Mrs., Gray's aunt, ii. 383.

Gray writes him a facetious letter
joint executor with Gray to Mrs. enquiring about his Scotcb tour,
Rogers, ii. 384.

ii. 379.
reference to, iii. 375.

entertains Rev. J. Brown, iii. 38.
Olympiade, the opera of, ii. 133.

his MS. diaries, iii. 70.
Ombre, a game played in Turin, ii. 44. at Geneva, and travelling through
Onley, Charles, Fellow of Pembroke Switzerland, iii. 174.

College, Gray suggests him as tutor Gray gives him detailed advice of the
to the nephew of Lord John Caven- places he should visit in France
dish, iii. 58.

and Italy, iii. 193-196.

Paiyrave, Rev. William, his return, iii. Pattinson, see Mrs. Forster.

Pausanias, a tragedy, by R. West, ii. 103
visits Glamis and Newby, iii. 256- Payne, Mrs., a friend of Dr. T. Whar-
257, 258.

ton's, ii. 359.
going to Ranelagh and the opera, iii. Pearce, Zachary, Bishop of Rochester,

his confusion at coronation of
connections of his family, iii. 284. George III., iii. 113.
his elder brother, who took the name note on, iii. 113.

of Sayer, dangerously ill, iii. 284. Peck, Fellow of Trinity College, iii. 324.
the strange casualties of his house - Peele, Theophilus, of Cambridge, refer-
hold, iii. 382.

ence to, ii. 155.
Palma, old, remarks on his skill as a interests himself on behalf of C.
painter, ii. 389.

Smart, ii. 178.
Pamfilio, Prince, his palace at Rome, settlement of his dispute with Dr.
ii. 97.

Long, ii. 188.
Pandore, description of its representa- Pembroke and Montgomery, Epitaph
tion, ii. 21.

on Anne, Countess of, i. 278.
Panmure, Lord, reference to, and Tom MS. sketch of her life by her Secre-
Lyon, iii. 257.

tary, i. 279.
Paoli, P., Gray's high opinion of, iii. Pembroke College, founded by Mary

de Valentia, i. 95 ; ii. 280.
Paper from silk rags, iii. 40.

possesses MS. of Ode on the Spring,
Paraphrases from Petrarca, bv Gray, i. i. 2 ; Ode on the death of a favourite

194; from Anthologia Græca, i. Cat, i. 10; Distant Prospect of Eton

College, i. 16 ; Hymn to Adversity, i.
Paris, Alexandre de, his poem of the 24; The Fatal Sisters, i. 52 ; Flegy
Roman d'Alexandre, i. 357.

written in a Churchyard, i. 72; A
Paris, Dr. Ayrton, relates the manner Long Story, i. 82 : Sonnet on the

in which the College of Surgeous death of Richard West, i. 110 ; by

obtained Hunter's Museum, ii. 68. Stonehewer of Gray's Pleasures
Park Place, near Henley, residence of from Vicissitude, i. 123 ; A Song, i.

General Conway and Lady Ailes- 138.
bury, ii. 42.

The Bard, finished at, i. 40.
Parher, Mr., lord of the manor of comic lines written at, i. 138.
Ingleton, i. 275.

facetious description of the settle-
Parmegiano's picture of Moses fur- ment of a dispute at, ii. 188.

nishes a model for Gray's Bard, ii. Gray becomes a resident of, ii. 279.

Gray's description of, iii. 150.
Parnell Remains, the dunghill of Irish Peu,broke, Henry, Earl of, deserts hiz
Grub Street, ii. 372.

wife and elopes with Kitty Hunter,
Parody on an epitaph, i. 140.

iii. 132.
editorial note on, i. 140.

Penn, Mr., his residence at Stoke, i. 83.
Parrs, chapel of the, in Kendal church, Perch, receipt to dress, i. 263-264.
i. 269.

Peregrine Pickle, Smollett's, ii. 214.
Parry, John, blind harper, his concert Pergolesé, Giambattista, his songs, ii.

inspired Gray to finish the Bard, 133.
i. 40.

Ricciarelli sings his Stabat Miiter, ii,
visits Cambridge, ii. 312.

father of John Parry, A.R.A., ii. 312. reference to his airs, iii. 157.
Parthenay, Des Roches de, his trans- Gray has a mass of his compositions,

lation of Norden's Travels in all divinity, iii. 163.
Egypt, ii. 194.

Gray's admiration of his composi-
Pasquier, reference to his Recherches, i. tions, iii. 164.
332, 341.

his Salve Regina performed at the
Passerat, French poet, reference to, i. Haymarket, 1740, ji. 164.

Walpole's error that Gray introduced
Patrizii, Count, great ball given at his works, iii. 164.
Rome by, ii. 84.

Perrot, Lord, and the Assizes, iii. 281,
Patterson, Mrs., friend of Dr. T. Whar- Peru, natural history of, in Spanish,
ton's, ii. 359.

ii. 195.

Pescetti, Giambattista, operatic com- | Pitt, the elder, complains of the in.
poser, ii. 133.

glorious peace, iii. 137.
Peterborough, visited by Gray, ii. 366. styled by Count Algarotti “Resitu-
Peterborough, Lord, story of his bar- tor d'Inghilterre," iii. 151.

gaining for a canary in Pall Mall, inclination to injure his fame, iii. 167.
ii. 100-101.

report that he lies dangerously ill,
Peterhouse College, The Bard com- iii. 203.
menced at, i. 40.

“when he is gone, all is gone,” iii.203.
Hymn to Ignorance, written at, i. 111. speaks for three and a half hours on
use of iron bar in Gray's window at, the rights of the colonies, iii. 234.
ii. 277.

Gray laments his acceptance of a
Gray quits it for Pembroke College, peerage, iii. 243.
ii. 279.

breach with Lord Temple, iii. 243.
humorous description of its quad- his restored popularity, iii. 246.
rangle, ii. 14.

everything is in Lord Chatham's
Petrarch, L'Abbé de Sade Mémoires breast, iii. 255.

pour la vie de François Petrarque, mending slowly in health, iii. 270.

Gray has been reading, iii. 236. Pitt, J. (Lord Camelford), his story
Peyriere, Baronne de la, iii. 127.

of Lady M. Wortley Montagu, iii.
“Ministress at London," iii. 236.

become'a Catholic, iii. 236.

Pitt, Thomas, afterwards Lord Camel-
her pets, iii. 236.

ford; did he write Melpomene ?
Phelps, Mr., about to issue an account ii. 338.
of Sicily, iii. 85.

proposes to meet Mr. Palgrave at
Philips and Smith, reference to, ap- Glamis, ii. 378.

pearing in the same volume, i. 212. about to marry Miss Wilkinson and
Philosophe Marié, the comedy of, i. 23. £30,000, iii. 406.
Philosopher, endowments necessary to Pitt, Mr. (the little), goes with Lord
form a, iii. 361.

Kinnoul by sea round Spain to
Philosophic Dictionary of Voltaire, Italy, iii. 27.
reference to, iii. 187.

his return, iii. 85.
Philosophy, Gray's vindication of, ii. his letter to Gray on his travels, iii.98.

Pitt, Mrs. Anne, receives a pension of
Philosophy of Lord Bolingbroke, Essay £500 a year, iii, 78.
on the, i. 286.

Plato, notes on, iv.
published on Mason's authority, i. Play exercise at Eton, i. 163-165.

printed from Stonehewer collection,
influence of Conyers Middleton ap- i. 163.
parent in, i. 286.

Pleasures of Imagination, criticism of
Piazza, Hieronimo Bartolomeo, Gray's ii. 120-121.
Italian master, ii. 3.

Plummer, Mr., reference to, ii. 239.
Pictures, first exhibition of, iii. 65. Plumptre, Dr. Robert, sits for his por
Pilkington, Mrs. Lotitia, and Cibber, trait to Benj. Wilson, iii. 16.
ii. 169.

biographical note, iii. 16.
her memoirs, ii. 169.

Pocock, Dr. Richard, Bishop of Ossory
Pinkerton, John, his forgery of the and Meath, reference to, iij. 2.

second part of Hardicanute, con- Poems, statement of the source of the

fessed in the Maitland Poems, iii. 46. present text, i. xiii. xiv.
Pitt, the elder, afterwards Earl of Gray agrees to the Glasgow edition

Chatham, paymaster of the forces, in deference to Dr. Beattie, iii. 285-
his dismissal, ii. 273.

Secretary of State, ii. 292.

Poésies, Gresset's, ii. 186.
ill of the gout, ii. 292.

Poetic license, Gray advocates, i. 397.
sold his inestimable diamond for a Poetical Rondeau attributed to Gray,
peerage, iii. 84.

i. 208.
his popularity tottering, iii. 91. Poet laureate. Gray's opinion of the
and the Spanish quarrel, iii. 116.

office, ii. 344-345.
publication of his negotiations with hitherto humbled the professor, ii.345.
the French, iji. 122.

Poets, a fig for those who have not
his resignation, iji. 123.

been among the mountains, iii. 223.
of Lord Herbert of Cherbury, iii.
Political affairs, Gray ashamed of his 173.
country, iii. 166.

Poetry, reference to Puttenham's Art Porto Bello, capitulation of, ii. 70.
of, i. 329, 330, 331.

Portraits, Gray considers it strange
reference to Ronsard's Art of, i. 332. that they should be preferred to
Poetry, the language of the age never contemporary descriptions, iii. 24.
the language of, ii. 108.

Portsdown Hills, description of the
possesses a language peculiar to it- view from the, ii. 265.
self, ii. 108.

Portugal, King of, seizes conspirators
use of the Strophe and Anti-strophe, at Lisbon, ii. 392.
ii. 263.

and Tavora family, ii. 392-396.
the Lyric style in contrast to the Post-chaises in France, description of
Epic, ii. 304-305.

(1739), ii. 17.
nature of the Lyric, ii. 352-353. Posthumous Poems, i. 99-142.
Gray's faculty by no means volun- editorial note on, i. 100.

tary, but the result of a certain note on, i. 142

disposition of mind, ii. 366. Potter, Archbishop, his proviso, ii. 240.
Gray does not know a Scotchman of Pottinger, Richard, reference to, iii.

his own period who could read, 41.
much less write, iii. 56.

Pouilly, Mons. Levesque de, i. 239.
what its production implies, iii. 156. Powell, William Samuel, Master of St.
Gray once con lated a history of John's College, his candidatur

English; sketch of his design, iii. iii. 190.

has the Duke of Newcastle's support,
Poland, King of, and the King of iii. 191.
Prussia, ii. 291.

note on, iii. 190.
commissions Count Algarotti to pur. Powis, Lord, has 100 copies of the Life
chase pictures, iii. 307.

Prayer, Treatise on, ii. 217.
nation in the same hands as the uni- Prendergast, Sir Thomas, insulted by
versity, iii. 172.

an Irish mob, iii. 26.
resembles first years of Charles I.'s Pretender, The, James Edward (Le
time, iii. 172.

Chevalier St. George), ii. 68.
reference to, iii. 204.

English correspondence pass through
condition of, in March, 1766, iii. 233- his hands before leaving Rome, ii.

Polymetis, by Joseph Spence, ii. 170. and his family present at a ball
Pompey's villa, ii. 78.

given by Count Patrizii, ii. 76-85.
Pompey the Little, history of; or, The and the Grand Chancellorship at

Life and Adventures of a Lap Dog, Rome, ii. 94.
ii. 214.

his relations with English society in
Pond, Mr., frontispieces supplied by, Rome, ii. 187.
i. 212.

Prevost Abbé, Antoine François,
Ponsonby, William, Lord, his son, iii.57. d'Exiles, ii. 21.
Pope, Alexander, his Ode on St. Cecilia's biographical note on, ii. 21.

Day compared with Dryden's, i. 36. Price, Mr., glass painter of Hatton
his license of language in poetry, ii. Gardeu, iii. 102.

worked at the windows of West-
his defence by Warburton, ii. 131. minster Abbey, iii. 102.
Odyssey, Essay on, by J. Spence, ii. 170. Pricket, Dr. Marmaduke, death of, ii.
Duchess of Queensberry his friend, 244.
ii. 372.

Pride a sign of folly, ii. 246.
Pope Benedict XIV., his election, de- Prince of Wales to have £40,000 &

scription of his person, ii. 93, 98. year (1756), ii. 290.
Pope Clement XII., death of, i. 63. Prince Edward £5000 a year, ii. 290.
Porte, Memoires de M. de la, Gray re. Pringle, Dr. Sir J., medical adviser
commends, ii. 291.

of H. Walpole and Dr. J. Brown,
Portia, Cardinal, death of, ii. 84.

iii. 250.
Portland, William, second Duke of, his attends the Prince of Wales, iii. 256.

eldest daughter marries Lord Wey- Pritchard, Mrs., and Delap's' Hecuba,
mouth, ii. 395.

iii. 128.

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