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Osborne, Thomas, the bookseller, i. 125.
Ossian, Poems of, their merit and authenticity discussed, i. 311,

485 ; ii. 130, 133, 134, 143, 144, 314 ; iii. 292, 348, 349.
Ostentation, i. 364, 433 ; ï. 312 ; iii. 145, 292.
• Othello,' its useful moral, ii. 307.

the drunken dialogue in that play the most excellent of

its kind, ii. 308.
the doctrine in that play- - he that is robb’d,' &c. con-

troverted, iii. 59.
Otway, iii. 156.
Oxford University, highly praised, i. 429.

P.

Palmer, the Rev. Thomas Fysche, iii. 242.

the Rev. John, his Answer to Dr. Priestley, on Philosophic-

al necessity, iii. 13, n.
Palmerston, Henry, the second Viscount, i. 275 ; iii. 10.

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Pamphlets, iii. 35.
Panting, Dr. i. 62.
Paoli, General, i. 443, 449 ; ii. 21, 66, 69, 303, 408 ; ii. 39,

413.
Paradise, John, Esq. iii. 90.

character of, and Johnson's letter to, iii. 444.
Parentheses, disapproved of by Johnson, iii. 297.
Parish Clerks, iii. 243.
Parker, Mr. Sackville, iii. 396.
Parnell, Dr. Goldsmith's Life of, ii. 22.

Johnson's Life of, and Epitaph on, iii. 183.

- a disputed passage in one of his poems, iii. 95.
Parr, Rev. Dr. iii. 152, 336, 495.
Parson, the life of a conscientious one, not an easy life, iii. 23.
Passion Week, ii. 40.
Paterson, Mr. Samuel, ii. 28, 348.

his son, ii. 348 ; iii. 326, 364.
• The Patriot,' a tragedy by Mr. Joseph Simpson, found among

Johnson's papers, and falsely imputed to him, ii. 299.
Patriotism, ii. 171.
Patten, Dr. iii. 276.
Pearce, Dr. Zachary, Bishop of Rochester, i. 233 ; ii. 369.
Peers, House of, ought generally to exercise the judicial power,

iii. 57, 58.

of Scotland, and their undue influence, iii. 345.
Pelham, Right Hon. Henry, Garrick's Ode on his Death, i. 210.
Pembroke College, Oxford, eminent men of, i. 64. ,

Henry, late Earl of, ii. 155, n.
Pennant's · Tour,' ii. 505, 506.

London,' ii. 507.
Pension, Johnson's, i. 294. See Johnson.
Pepys, William Weller, Esq. iii. 209.

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Percy, Dr. (Bishop of Dromore,) i. 44, 45, 62, 116, 153, 376,

379, 437, 494 ; ii. 259, 260, 504, 505, 506, 510; iii. 74,

117, 120, 134.
letters on a difference between Johnson and him, ii. 510, 511.
proved to be the heir male of the ancient Earls of Northum-

berland, ii. 505.
Perkins, Mr. successor to Mr. Thrale, iii. 207, 210.

letters from Johnson to, ii. 122 ; iii. 236, 268, 443.
Peters, Mr. Dr. Taylor's upper servant, ii. 277.
Peterborough, Earl of, iii. 415.
Petitions, popular, to distress Government, easily obtained, i. 455.
Peyton, Mr. i. 151 ; ï. 13.
Phæan, contrasted with Mr. Fox, ii. 501.
Phillips, the musician, Johnson's Epitaph on, i. 121.
Philips, the Poet, Johnson's Life of, iii. 185.

Miss, the singer, now Mrs. Crouch. See Crouch.
O. Qidos, 8 pinos, i. 165 ; iii. 12, 90.
Philosophers, ancient, their good humour with each other in disputa-

tion, accounted for, ii. 285.
Philosophy, iii. 24.
Pieresc, ii. 189.
Pig, the learned, iii. 453.
Pindar, West's translation of, iii. 162.
Piozzi, Mrs. i. 385 ; ii. 240, 382 ; iii. 32, 208, 209, 273, 371.

anecdotes of Johnson, related by her, corrected or explained,

i. 37, 59, 76, 325, 375; ii. 39, 44, 172 ; iii. 404, 421,

427.
letter from her to Johnson, iii. 121.
letter from Johnson to her, iii, 123, 327.

burlesque ode to her, iii. 466.
Pitt, Right Hon. William, Earl of Chatham, ii. 45 ; iii. 66, 403.

Right Hon. William, his letter to the authour, on his exertions

for Government, iii. 356.
Pity, not natural to man, i. 341.
Planta, Mr. ii. 214, n.
Planting trees, ii. 359, 451.
Plaxton, Rev. George, i. 34.
Players, Porter, Clive, Pritchard, ii. 340.
Plymouth, Johnson's visit to, i. 297, 298.
Pococke, Edward, the Orientalist, ii. 502 ; iii. 162.
Poetry, reflections on, ii. 173, 306, 307, 411, 493.

not definable, ii. 306.
the cause of languages being preserved, ii. 304.-The beau-

ties not translatable, ibid.

of Johnson, while young, i. 38, 45, & seq. 76.
Poets, Johnson's Lives of. See Lives.
Politian's Poems, Johnson's projected edition of, i. 64.
Poor, in England, better provided for than in any other country,

i. 489.

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Pope, i. 104, 107, 108, 116, 392 ; ii. 173, 477 ; iii. 58, 94, 394,

395.
compared with Dryden, i. 392.
Lady Bolingbroke's description of, iï. 39.
his Life, by Ruffhead, i. 22.
Johnson's translation of his · Messiah,' i. 54.
his · Homer,' ii. 493.
his • Universal Prayer,' iii. 58.
his · Essay on Man,' iii. 103, 104.
his Epitaphs, i. 241.
Johnson's Life of, iii. 176.

Dr. Walter, his · Old Man's Wish,' iii. 155.
Porter, Mrs. (afterwards Johnson's wife,) i. 77, 78.

Miss Lucy, i. 77 ; ii. 266 ; iii. 112.
Johnson's letters to, ii. 202 ; iii. 96, 214, 258, 259, 330,

352, 356, 472.

Mrs. the Actress, iii. 340.
Porteus, Dr. Beilby, Lord Bishop of London, iii. 3, 4, 113, 204.
Portmore, Earl of, iii. 363.
Praise from those we love, delightful, i. 167.
Prayer, i. 466 ; ii. 27 ; iii. 385, 456.
Prayer for the dead, i. 467 ; ii. 19.
Prayers and Meditations, Johnson's, iii. 456. His extraordinary

prayer for his departed wife, i. 186.
Preaching of the established Clergy, i. 357, 483.

Female Quakers, i. 361.
Preceptor,' Dodsley's, i. 158.
Predestination, i. 465. See Liberty and Necessity.
Prendergast, Mr. remarkable anecdote of, ii. 35.
Presentiment, a remarkable story concerning, ii. 34.
Presbyterians, i. 465.
Price, Dr. iii. 336, n.
Priestley, Dr. Johnson's opinion of, i. 483 ; ii. 335, 336.
Prince of Wales, his happiness, iii. 292.
Pringle, Sir John, ii. 327, 426, 485.
Printing, i. 304.

ancient, ii. 214.
Prior's poetry, i. 448 ;

ii. 439.
Pritchard, Mrs. ii. 172 ; iii. 340.
Probationer, ii. 26.
Procurators of Edinburgh, their case, iii. 245.
Professions, some objections to all, i. 487.

Project,' the, a poem, iii. 34.
Pronunciation, ii. 16, 17, 443.
Prostitution, i. 356 ; ii. 290.
Providence, a particular, iii. 368.
Prussia, Frederick, King of, his writings, i. 340.
Psalmanažar, George, iii. 31, 295, 369.
Psalms, best metrical translations of, ii. 282.
Publick amusements keep people from vice, ii. 24.

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Publick speaking, no true test of a man's powers, ii. 164 ; iii. 289.
Puns, ii. 82 ; iii. 38, 208, 402, 403.

Q.

Quakers, ii. 362, 363 ; iii. 18, 314, 315.

of their women preaching, i. 361.
Queensbury, Charles, late Duke of, ii. 186.
Quin, James, (the actor,) ii. 187.
Quintilian, iii. 168.
Quotation, classical, the parole of literary men, iii. 224.
Quos Deus vult perdere, &c. traced to its source, iii. 291,

R.

Rackstrow, of Fleet-street, Johnson's Colonel in the Train Bands,

iii. 404.
Radcliffe, Rev. Dr. Master of Pembroke College, i. 212.

John, M. D. his travelling fellowship, iii. 384.
Ralph, Mr. James, iii. 189, n.
• Rambler,' Johnson's, published, i. 160, 161, 162, 179.

remarks on, i. 174 ; ii. 309 ; iii. 265, 371.

Shenstone's criticism on, ii. 258, 259.
Ramsay, Allan, Esq. (Painter to his Majesty,) ii. 487 ; iii. 45, 48,

49, 447.
Ranby, John, Esq. ii. 449.
Rank, its importance in society, i. 345, 349 ; ii. 11.
• Rasselas,' Prince of Abyssinia, Johnson's, i. 74, 268, 269, 339;

iii. 33, 237.
translated into four languages, ii. 57.

American edition of, i. 56.
Reading, the manner and effect of, i. 52, 70 ; ii. 181, 309, 440 ;

iii. 8, 46, 156, 320.
Reed, Isaac, Esq. iii. 169.
• Rehearsal, the, Johnson's opinion of that Farce, iii. 405.

criticisms on, ii. 24.
Rein-deer, project for introducing them into England, ïi. 23.
Relationship, attachment grounded on, diminished by commerce,

ii. 30.
Religion, and Religious Establishments, i. 59, 354, 465, 466, 467 ;

ii. 9, 10, 83, 246, 263, 276, 290 ; iii. 18, 30, 31, 33,

216, 241, 242, 317.
Roman Catholick and Presbyterian, i. 465, 466, 467 ; ii.

96 ; iii. 107, 381.
that he who does not feel in it, is far from the kingdom of

heaven, a rash doctrine, iii. 52.
Religious Orders, ii. 246.
Republicans wish to level down as far as themselves, but cannot bear

to level up to themselves, i. 349.
Respublica,' the work so entitled, ii. 316.

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Review, Johnson's plan of one, i. 241.

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Reviews, and Reviewers, i. 421 ; ii. 301, 310 ; ii. 187, 316.
Revolution, celebration of, iii. 282.
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, i. 3, 10, 192, 232, 258 ; ii. 128, 140, 308,

155, 402, 487, 488.
his Discourses, iii. 77, 78, 406.
his even and placid temper, ii. 282.
Johnson's letters to, i. 379, 498 ; ii. 3, 341, 348 ; iii.

250, 275, 326, 446.

anecdotes of Johnson, by him, i. 298, 470 ; iii. 292.
Rheumatism, receipt for,
Rhyme, i. 335 ; ii. 493.
Richardson, Mr. Samuel, anecdotes of, i. 104, 119, 164, 457 ; ii.

432 ; iii. 31, 163.
compared with Fielding, i. 427.
with French Novelists, i. 485.

his works, ü. 28.
Riches, i. 344 ; ii. 22, 499; üi. 32, 243, 268, 285.
Ridicule, iii. 153.
Riots in 1780, account of, i. 125, 126, 136.
Rising early, ii. 419.
Roberts, Miss, i. 337.
Robertson, Rev. Dr. William, i. 413 ; iii. 45, 47, 48.

his first introduction to Johnson, iii. 45.
his works, i. 430 ; ii. 78.

his imitation of Johnson's style, ii. 424 ; ii. 467.
Robinson, Sir Thomas, i. 240, 489.
Rochester's Poems, ii. 439.
Rolt, Richard, his · Dictionary of Trade and Commerce,' i. 283.

anecdotes of, i. 283.
Romances, i. 44.

reasons for reading them, iii. 153.
Roscommon, Life of, i. 153.
Round Robin, Literary, ii. 342.
Rousseau, i. 343, 396.
Rowe, Mrs. her works, i. 245.
Royal Academy, instituted, i. 440.
Rudd, Mrs. Margaret Caroline, ii. 339 ; iii. 44.
Ruddiman, Mr. Thomas, i. 168.
Ruffhead's Life of Pope, ii. 22.
Russia, Catharine, Empress of, ii. 391, n ; iii. 78.
Rutty, Dr. his · Spiritual Diary,' ii. 421.
Ryland, Mr. i. 191.

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S.

Sailors, their life, ii. 247, 500 ; iii. 347.
Salamancha University, i. 354.
Sanderson, Bishop, i. 175.

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