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Eating, Johnson enjoys good eat thing conclusive in his talk,"
99; Beauclerk gives Johnson
guests at Boswell's supper party, into Latin, 433 n.
Eliot, Mr., afterwards Lord, travels
scheme for, proposed by John. sends Johnson Carleton's Me-
tained in Barclay's Ship of nunciation, ii. 157; his beautiful
ballad, 157 n.
- Mrs., on Fanny Burney's
Elphinston, Mr. James, publishes
157; Johnson's letters to, 158,
and Boswell at dinner, 213;
hate byroads in,” 369 ; influence nary translation, iii. 271.
Elizabeth, Historical Memoirs of
to, introducing Dr. Burney, iii. Ellis, John, the literary money-
scrivener, iïi. 73.
tacked by Boswell and two
Emmett, Mrs., the actress, iii. 47.
Enfans trouvés, visited, ii. 361.
of, iji, 336 n.
of the House of Yvery, iv. 136. iii. 151 n.
liams assists Gray, the electri. Scotch men of learning, iv. 192;
from portraits of Johnson, 108;
high opinion of him, iii. 75; “no. | Entails are encroachments on the
dominion of Providence, iii. 10; | Erskine, Hon. Andrew, i. 324.
why entails are good, iii. 18. quence and vivacity, ii. 168 ;
Greek and Latin, to Eliza, 84, Essay on Truth, by Dr. Beattie,
during his sleepless nights, 292. - Boswell's, TheHypochondriac,
personated the ghost of Hermi zine, iv. 122.
wise man, than five miles to see
106 ; on Hogarth, ii. 383; on have been written by Bacon,
to, iii, 66.
jj. 225; author of, 225.
106; some exaggeration of praise Dr. Ash, iv. 302.
Eupheues, a character in one of the
life by the number of different George Búbb Doddington, i. 163.
kinds of superiority, i. 312. Euripides, quoted on armorial
on the journey to London,
Goldsmith, ii. 199.
Evidences of Christianity, dis- | Farmer, Dr., i. 293 n. ; his essay
on the learning of Shakespeare,
him for particulars of Ambrose,
fesses he had been present at, ii. 412.
Fast, Johnson's strict, ii. 322.
by the Earl of Carlisle, sub-
Johnson's letter on, 176, 177.
Faulkner, George, ii. 151 n.
feeling people pay you by feei-
ness in, Johnson's attention to, by Henry Mackenzie, published
by a Mr. Eccles as his own, i.
ii. 180; Johnson's happy illus Felixmarte of Hircania, the old
Ferguson, Sir Adam, M.P. for
- James, the self-taught philo-
sopher, ii. 100; his works re-
Ferney, Boswell at, i. 346.
Festivals and Fasts, Nelson's, its
Williams's Miscellanies, ii. 42. Feudal system, Boswell argues in
tions on, published, i. 209. Fiction, not to be mingled with
Fielding, Henry, i. 123, 193;
Life of Savage, 128; and
pamphlet, ii. 112; Johnson's 63, 169; his Amelia, iii. 89.
- Sir John, brother of Henry
lessness than from intentional Filby, John, at the Harrow, in
Water Lane, Goldsmith's tailor,
Fingal, poem of, a mere uncon-
natural and salutary, ii. 151. Fire, tricks to make the fire burn,
sophical expedients ? iii. 393.
of, iv. 238.
Fitzherbert, Mr. William, John- | for he tells lies of every body,
son's portrait of, iii. 179, 378; ii. 22, 23 n.; his death, 132;
compared with Garrick, 208,
never made out a tune, iii. 257. bust, iv, 156; a comical fellow,
cussed, iii. 79 n.; Rochester's Foundling Hospital for Wit,quoted,
formula, ii. 220; pleases very Forbes, Sir William, of Pitsligo,
his account of the Round Robin,
to Greenwich Park, i. 366 ; Boswell's Journal, 228 ; his
amusing simile of the bottle of
her, iv. 56, 57; a verse of her Ford, Sarah, Johnson's mother, i.
9;“ Parson,” 10, 22, iii. 347; ac-
Johnson's uncle, i. 388.
ment of a professorship of the tist, quoted, on Johnson's know-
Sermons to Young Women, i.
Derrick asleep upon a bulk, i. warm friend of Johnson's, iv.
and long life, iv. 193, 263; his of the Club, ii, 255; present at
Foreigners, their difficulty in
whom Johnson played draughts, merely visiting, ii. 209; John-
son's absurd contempt for, iii.
Paris, ii. 354.
Thomas Hervey, to which John smith referred to, ii. 90.
Foster, Dr. James, an eminent
the earliest Eclogues in the lan – Mrs. Elizabeth, Milton's
grand daughter, i. 173 n.
Aristophanes, i. 324 n.; threatens Johnson, ii. 13.
Fortune, a rhapsody by Derrick, 1 ii. 361; “ they have few senti.
ments, but express them neatly,
Chancellor at Oxford, when very well in his attempt to talk,
- Mrs., the lady at whose house
son's early friends, i. 186; John Johnson visits, ii. 354; his son
of York, the supposed author of
Club, ii. 255; President, though Friend, Sir John, executed for
son's, given by Francis Barber,
in, ii. 346, 352-63; “ worse than repair," 235; and love compared,
to make the nauseous draught of
- an ode by Johnson, i. 115.
Frugality, Johnson recommends to
Fruit, difficulty of growing in Scot-
as a tool-making animal, iii. 259; ! ful in England, 142.
of some Memoirs said to have Davies in Johnson's absence, ii.
been written by him, ii. 408-10. · 251; Johnson's account of the
| Fullarton, Mr., his travels in India,