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Dedications, Johnson's skill in, ii. | Denial, the usual form (f, Johnson
21; to Jolinson, list of, iv. 323. will not allow his servants to use,
Dennis, John, his critical works,
Dictionary, erroneous, i. 231; Derby, Rev. John, editor of Dr.
Derrick, Samuel, Boswell's “ first
ghost story, ii. 160 n. ; his Ro 86, 361; Johnson's story of his
ing satisfies it, iv, 137.
poem, Johnson's share in, ii. 25.
taining, i. 93-5; made M.A. in Johnson's house, i. 49, 181;
10; D.C.L. Oxford, 303, 306. - Mr. John, Johnson leaves
Devaynes, Mr., the cheerful apothe-
Devil, a printer's, iv. 53.
describes, iii. 210.
ceive Johnson very kindly, and
pleasure can he had 'tis fit to Devotion, Johnson on, iv. 158.
Dialogues, Lord Lyttelton's, a
Sir Joshua Reynolds, John-
saying about the immense advan mended, i. 344; ii. 204 ; iii. 245;
161; Johnson asks, through
illness, iv. 187.
Dictionary, Johnson's, announced, | Dijon, prize essay, Rousseau's, i.
i. 134; plan for, addressed 349.
were discussed, 173; at John.
203; at Gen. Oglethorpe's with
in the evening Tony Lumpkin's
Johnson's amanuensis, Macbean, at Mr. Thrale's, when one of the
company attacked Garrick for
fended him, 214; at Mr. Beau-
a member of the Literary Club,
smith was “impertinent,” 231;
at Gen. Paoli's, when Johnson rick’s, for the first time after
Dilly's with Wilkes and Dr.
Beattie, 55; at Dr. Brocklesby's
cary, 199; at the Essex Head
ill, 243; at Sir Joshua Rey.
nolds's, when Carleton's Me.
moirs were mentioned, 245; at
Sir Joshua Reynolds's for the
last time, making the plans for
going to Italy, 248, 249.
Diploma, the, of Johnson's M.A.
degree, i. 219, 220 ; of Doctor of
Laws, presented to Johnson, ii.
Dirleton's Doubts, better than
most people's certainties, iii.
Discipline, book of, in the Church
- religious, proper for convicts,
Discourses to the Royal Academy
by Sir Joshua Reynolds, iii.
365; much admired by Johnson,
Diseases, acute, the inevitable
strokes of heaven, iv. 99; chronic,
commonly the effect of miscon-
D’Israeli in Literary Curiosities
gives a memorandum of John-
son's of hints for his Life of Pope,
Dissertation on the Prophecies, iv.
Distinction, literary, generally ac-
Diversions, “Go steadily forward
with lawful business or honest
diversions," iv 289.
Diversions of Purley, by Horne
Tooke, iii. 352.
Divine Legation, Warburton's most
Divorce, discussion on, iii. 346. 1 Donne, Dr., Walton's Life of, the
school at Market Bosworth, i. vision left out of some editions of
Walton's Life of him, iii. 31.
Dossie, Mr., author of a treatise on
Doubts on the abolition of the slave
been preserved at Auchinleck, Douglas. See Duglas.
scribes to Boswell the effect pro-
iii. 153, 154, 172, 173 ; account London, i. 88; account of, 100 n.,
Douglas cause, the, Boswell de.
racter in the Rambler, i. 163; 64; Boswell's annoyance that
Andrew Stuart's letter to Lord
135, his Preceptor, 141, 142, - Mr. Home's, quoted, iii. 118.
“ Drift, what is your, Sir ? ” says
Dukes of Devonshire commended forcing charity, iv. 205.
Drinking, its influence discussed,
any time if he sets himself to it of, 386; Johnson tells' of the
man who was habitually and
better spent than what is laid out Drelincourt on Death, ii. 160.
Drummond of Hawthornden, his
Drummond, Mr. William, book-
shop for cheap books, i. 348; ii. +3; Johnson's letters to, 43-7,
Naples, 125 n.
Drumgould, Col., of the Ecole | Dunning, John, Lord Ashburton.
known to be a Devonshire man
- Mr., a member of tie Club,
ii. 23; his profundity praised and charm of Johnson's conver-
son mentions, iv. 137; reprinted
by Johnson in Paris, ii. 359.
to, 4; various readings in, 10. Dutch, Low, Johnson sets himself
flexions Critiques, ii. 94; Vol Dyer, Samuel, a learned member
of the Club, ii. 32.
noble, lovely, little Peggy," iii. 37.
Early habits, force of, ii. 332.
son, Sir Alexander, and Mr. “You shall have them all for
- rising, difficulty of, iii. 195.
Earthquake, a shock of, in Staf- '
duty 7 ii. 173, 174; Johnson de East Indies, the practice of going
there in quest of wealth dis-
cussed, iii. 389.
impressions and resolutions, iii.
134 ; 1778, Johnson and Bos-
well go to St. Paul's, 319; 1779,
Service at St. Paul's, Boswell
Allen, the printer, 373; 1781,
“Solemd worship at St. Paul's,"
dine with him, and he produces
307; Johnson repeats the last 1783, Service at St. Paul's;
Boswell dines with Johnson, but
he is not well, and talks little,
146; 1784, Johnson deplores to
Boswell that the doctors would
not allow him to go to Church,
Dr. Percy at, ii. 8.