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his fraud concerning Milton in terms
January, 1756, his ORIGINAL Essays of suitable contrition, acknowl.
Mrs. Charlotte Lennox's “ Female An Introduction to the Political State of
Great Britain, intern. erid.
Remarks on the Militia Bill, intern. erid. FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.
Observations on his Britannick Majesty's * Preface.
Treaties with the Empress of Rescia Criticism on Moore's Gil Blas.
and the Landgrave of Hese Cassel, i1753. Dedication to John, Earl of Orrery, of
tern. evid. Shakspeare illustrated, by Mrs. Char Observations on the Present State of ArJotte Lennox, acknowl.
fairs, intern. evid. During this and the following year he Memoirs of Frederick III., King of Pros wrote and gave to his much loved
sia, intern. evid. friend, Dr. Bathurst, the papers in the In the same MAGAZINE his REVIEWS Adventurer, signed T., acknowl.
are of the following books : “ Birch's
History of the Royal Society :"> FOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.
“ Browne's Christian Morals ; ' “ War * Preface.
ton's Essay on the Writings and Geniss * Notice of Mr. Edward Cave's death, in
of Pope," vol. i. ;“ Hanipton's Transserted in the last page of the index.
lation of Polybius ; " “ Sir Isac Ver. 1754. Life of Edward Cave in the Gentleman's
ton's Arguments in proof of a Deity ;” Magazine, acknowl.
“ Borlase's History of the Isles of sci
"“Home's Fxperiments on BleachFOR THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE.
“ Browne's History of Jarvai * Preface.
"' « Hales on Distilling Tea-Waters, 1755. A DICTIONARY, with a Grammar and
Ventilators in Ships, and caring an il History of the ENGLISH LANGUAGE,
taste in Milk ;" ** Lucas's Essay on acknowl.
Waters ; " " Keith's Catalogue of the An account of an Attempt to ascertain the
Scottish Bishops ; ** Pbilosophia Longitude at Sea, by an exact Theory
Transactions," vol. xlix. ; “ Miceilaof the Variations of the Magnetical Nee
nies by Elizabeth Harrison ;" * Erais's dle, with a Table of the Variations at
Map and Account of the Middle Colothe most remarkable cities in Europe,
nies in America ;" “ The Cadei, a from the year 1660 to 1780, acknowl.
Military Treatise ;”“ The Cooduet of This he wrote for Mr. Zachariah Wil
the Ministry relating to the present War, liams, an ingenious ancient Welsh gen
impartially examined,” iniern, erad. tleman, father of Mrs. Anna Williams,
“ Mrs. Lennox's Translation of Sdly's whom he for many years kindly lodged
Memoirs ; " " Letter on the Case of in his house. It was published with a
Admiral Byng ; " “ Appeal to the Peotranslation into Italian by Signor Baret
ple concerning Admiral Byng ;" * Hanti. In a copy of it, which he presented
way's Eight Days' Joumey and Essay to the Bodleian Library at Oxford,
on Tea; ' “ Some further particulars in pasted a character of the late Mr. Zach
Relation to the Case of Admiral Bung, ariah Williams, plainly written by John
by a Gentleman of Oxford,” achtei. son, intern. evid.
Mr. Jonas Hanway having written an at 1756. Au Abridgement of his Dictionary, ackn.
gry Answer to the Review of bis Eeey Several Essays in the Universal Visitor,
on Tea, Johnson, in the same collectoe, which there is some difficulty in ascer
made a reply to it, acknowl. This is taining. All that are marked with two
the only instance, it is believed, shes asterisks have been ascribed to him, al
he condescended to take notice of any though I am confident, from internal
thing that had been written againt hira; evidence, that we should except from
and here his chief intention seerns to these “ The Life of Chaucer,'
have been to make sport. flections on the State of Portugal," and
Dedication to the Earl of Rochford of, “ An Essay on Architecture.” And
and Preface to, Mr. Payne's Jotrodacfrom the saine evidence I am confident
tion to the Game of Draughts, achnorch that he wrote “ Further Thoughts on
Introduction to the London Chronicle, an Agriculture” and “ A Dissertation on
Evening Paper, which still sabsists with the State of Literature and Authours.”
deserved credit, acknorcl. The Dissertation on the Epitaphs, writ
* "Observations on the foregoing Leiten by Pope, he afterwards acknowl
ter," i. e. A Letter on the American edged, and added to his “ Idler.”
Colonies. Life of Sir Thomas Browne, prefixed to a 1757. Speech on the Subject of an Address to the new edition of his Christian Morals, ac
Throne after the Expedition to Roche knowi.
fort ; delivered by one of his friends in
some publick meeting : it is priated is In the LITERARY MAGAZINE, UNI
the Gentleman's Magazine for October, VERSAL Review, which began in
1786, intern. evid.
The first two paragraphs of the Preface to
the Newspapers and Gentleman's MagSir William Chambers's Designs of Chi
azine, acknowl. nese Buildings, &c. acknowl.
1764. Part of a Review of Granger's “ Sugar 1768. The IDLER, which began April 5, in this
Cane," a Poem, in the London Chronyear, and was continued till April 6,
icle, acknowl. 1760, acknowl.
Review of Goldsmith's “ Traveller," a An Essay on the Bravery of the English
Poem, in the Critical Review, acknowl. Common Soldiers was added to it, when 1765. The Plays of William Shakspeare, in published in volumes, acknowl.
eight volumes, 8vo. with Notes, ac1759. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, a 'Tale, ac
1766. The Fountains, a Fairy Tale, in Mrs. Advertisement for the Proprietors of the
Williams's Miscellanies, acknowl. Idler against certain persons who pirated 1767. Dedication to the King of Mr. Adams's those papers as they came out singly in
Treatise on the Globes, acknowl. a newspaper called the Universal Chron- 1769. Character of the Reverend Mr. Zachariah icle, or Weekly Gazette, intern. evid.
Mudge, in the London Chronicle, acFor Mrs. Charlotte Lennox's English Ver
knowl sion of Brumoy, “ A Dissertation on the 1770. The False Alarm, acknowl. Greek Comedy," and the General Con- 1771. Thoughts on the late Transactions respectclusion of the Book, intern. evid.
ing Falkland 's Islands, acknowl. Introduction to the World Displayed, a 1772. Defence of a Schoolmaster ; dictated to Collection of Voyages and Travels, ac
me for the House of Lords, acknowl. knowl.
Argument in support of the Law of Vicious Three Letters in the Gazetteer, concerning
Intromission; dictated to me for the the best plan for Blackfriars-bridge, ac
Court of Session in Scotland, acknowl. knowl.
1773. Preface to Macbean's “ Dictionary of An1760. Address of the Painters to George III. on
cient Geography,” acknowl. his Accession to the throne, intern. evid. Argument in favour of the Rights of Lay Dedication of Baretti's Italian and English
Patrons ; dictated to me for the GenDictionary to the Marquis of Abreu,
eral Assembly of the Church of Scotthen Envoy-Extraordinary from Spain
1775. A Journey to the Western Islands of ScotReview in the Gentleman's Magazine of
land, acknowl. Mr. Tytler's acute and able vindication Proposals for publishing the works of of Mary Queen of Scots, acknowl.
Mrs. Charlotte Lennox, in 3 volumes, Introduction to the Proceedings of the
4to. acknowl. Committee for Clothing the French Pris Preface to Baretti's Easy Lessons in Italian oners, acknowl.
and English, intern. evid. 1761. Preface to Rolt’s Dictionary of Trade and Taxation no Tyranny : an Answer to the Commerce, acknowl.
Resolutions and Address of the AmeriCorrections and Improvements for Mr.
can Congress, acknowl. Gwyn the Architect's pamphlet, entitled Argument on the Case of Dr. Memis ; dic“ Thoughts on the Coronation of George
tated to me for the Court of Sessions in III." acknowl.
Scotland, acknowl. 1762. Dedication to the King of the Reverend Argument to prove that the Corporation Dr. Kennedy's Complete System of
of Stirling was corrupt ; dictated to me Astronomical Chronology unfolding the
for the House of Lords, acknowl. Scriptures, 4to edition, acknowl. 1776. Argument in support of the Right of imPreface to the Catalogue of the Artist's
mediate and personal Reprehension Exhibition, intern. erid.
from the Pulpit ; dictated to me, ac1763. Character of Collins in the Poetical Cal
knowl. endar, published by Fawkes and Woty, Proposals for publishing an Analysis for acknowl.
the Scotch Celtick Language, by the Dedication to the Earl of Shaftesbury of
Reverend William Shaw, acknorcl. the edition of Roger Ascham's English 1777. Dedication to the King of the Posthumous Works, published by the Reverend Mr.
Works of Dr. Pearce, Bishop of RochBennett, acknowl.
ester, acknowl. The Life of Ascham, also prefixed to that Additions to the Life and Character of that edition, acknouol.
Prelate, prefixed to those works, acReview of Telemachus, a Masque, by the
knoul. Reverend George Graham, of Eton Various Papers and Letters in favour of College, in the Critical Review, ac
the Reverend Dr. Dodd, acknout. knowl.
1780. Advertisement for his friend, Mr. Thrale, Dedication to the Queen of Mr. Hoole's
to the Worthy Electors of the Borough Translation of Tasso, acknowl.
of Southwark, acknorrl. Account of the Detection of the Imposture First Paragraph of Mr. Thomas Davies's of the Cock-lane Ghost, published in
Life of Garrick, acknoul. VOL. n. 68
1781. Prefaces, biographical and critical, to the
and printed in the Gentleman's Maga.
zine for December, this year, acknowl.
Letters to Mrs. Thrale, acknowl. Argument on the importance of the Regis Prayers and Meditations, which he deliver tration of Deeds ; dictated to me for an
ed to the Rev. Mr. Strahan, enjoining Election Committee of the House of
him to publish them, acknowl. Commons, acknowl.
Sermons, left for publication by Jobs On the Distinction between TORY and
Taylor ; LL. D. Prebendary of Weste WHIG ; dictated to me, acknowl.
minster, and given to the World by the On Vicarious Punishments, and the great
Reverend Samuel Hayes, A. M. intern Propitiation for the Sins of the World by
evid. JESUS CHRIST ; dictated to me, ackn. Argument in favour of Joseph Knight, an Such was the number and variety of the prose
African Negro, who claimed his Liberty works of this extraordinary man, which I have in the Court of Session in Scotland, and been able to discover, and am at liberty to met
obtained it; dictated to me, acknowl. tion'; but we ought to keep in mind, that there Defence of Mr. Robertson, Printer of the must undoubtedly have been many more which
Caledonian Mercury, against the Society are yet concealed ; and we may add to the ac-
JAMES BOSWELL. 1782. The greatest (part], if not the whole, of a Reply, by the Reverend Mr. Shaw, to
" (This is a strange phrase. What work could it late a person at Edinburgh, of the name of been that Mr. Bosweli was not at liberty ts mai! Clarke, refuting his arguments for the That there was some peculiar meaning here charidy authenticity of the Poems published by of a jacobite tendency, written in Johnson's earlier days Mr. James Macpherson as Translations and which may have been acknowledged in cenfidence La from Ossian, intern. evid.
Boswell ; but this is a mere conjecture. Many of the # 1784. List of the Authors of the Universal Histo- (particularly those from the magazines) are of very uncle
ticles inserted in the foregoing list on internal de ry, deposited in the British Museum, importance, and of very doubtful authenticity.-E..]
Ægri Ephemeris,' Johnson's, 11. 306, 428.
Æneid, story of the, ii. 346.
Affectation, ii. 251, 529.-in writing, l. 403.-of familiar.
duel fought for the honour of, i. 443 n.-William Gor- Affection, natural, i. 265; ii. 211, 343.- Johnson's, for
Miss Boothby, i. 29; ii. 276.
Agar, Welbore Ellis, Esq. ii. 95 n.
"Agis,'Home's tragedy of, i. 389 n.
Agutter, Rev. William, ii. 382 n.-his sermon on John-
son's death, ii. 451.
Aikiu, Miss Letitia, asterwards Mrs. Barbauld, ii. 21, 21 n.,
121, 259.-her imitation of Johnson's style, ii. 121.
Air-bath, Lord Monboddo's, ii. 118.
Akenside, Dr. Mark, i. 156, 288; ii. 49, 50 n., 60.
- Johnson's eulogy on, ii. 235.
Alberti, Leandro, his classical description of Italy, l. 431,
Alchymy, i. 530.
Alfred, Johnson's wish to write the Life of, i. 71.-his
Algebru, the study of, recommended, ii. 266.
Allen, Rev. Thomas, i. 425 n.-Edmund the printer, L
146 n., 208, 425; ii. 105, 159, 177, 291, 422.-Johnson's
letter to, ii. 350.-Ralph, Esq. i. 348.
• All for Love, Dryden's preface to, quoted, ii. 299 n.
Alnwick Castle, ii. 161.
or, i. 332.
Amelia,' Fielding's, ii. 65, 65 n.
America, and the Americans, i. 497, 502; ii. 132, 133,
to tax, ij. 133.
Amusements, country, ii. 255.-a man known by his,
prejudice against, and contemptuous severity towards, Amyat, Dr. I. 164.
• Ana,' the, French, i. 431.
Oxford, I. 20, 25, 27, 51, 71, 74, 79, 113-4, 122, 214, 417, translated by Jolinson, ii. 479 n.-Fawkes's translation
Ancient times, folly of praising, at the expense of mod.
ern, ii. 345.
Anecdotes, Johnson's love of, i. 333.-goneral inaccuracy
Angel, Mr. John, his . Stenography,' 1. 310.
Angel, fallen, ii. 354.
107, 108-9, 139.-the papers marked T, written by wits of her reign, ii. 188 n.
Annihilation, ii. 110, 170.
Anonymous writings, ii. 205.
i. 35, 63.--in the Universal Chronicle, i. 149.- in the temple of the winds, ii. 204 n.
* Anthologin,' ii. 429.
Antiquarian researches, ii. 185,
Apelles, the Venus of, ii. 295, 296 n.
Boswell's father, i. 456, 458, 458 n. ; i. 78 m., $11-des
ignates Johnson. Ursa Major,' i 459.
Auchnasheal, i. 369.
Author, rarely hurt by his critics, ii. 250.- the Young,
a poem by Johnson, i. 592.-Virgil's description of the
180, 185, 204, 205, 302, 593, 398.-modern, the morta
of literature, ii. 185.—allacks on them useful, i. 417,-
tion of one, for that of another, condemned, 1. 108
Bacon, Francis, Lord Verulam, i. 401 ; i 150.-Mallet's
Life' of, ii. 130.-his History of Henry VII.,' i. Sås.
Badcock, Rev. Samuel, ii. 438.-his visit to Johnson, L
438.—some account of, ii. 438 n
Badenoch, Lord of, i. 360, S60 n.
Bad habits, ii. 332 n.-management, ii. 179
290, 536.-on vicious intromission, i. 300, 537.-in de n.-Johnson's letter to, i. 320; ii. 414
Ballantine, Mr. George, i. 156.
Duke of, i. 447, 447 n.-Johnson's visit to, i. 448.- Ballow, Mr. Thomas, ii. 56.-some account of, i, 56 .
-Elizabeth Gunning, Duchess of, i. 447, 447 n. Bankes, Mr., of Dorsetshire, i. 56.
Banks, Sir Joseph, i. 279, 280, 280 n., 440 R.; ii. 199, D.
Baptism, ii. 41, 383, 383 ni.
Barber, Francis, Johnson's negro servant, i. 37, 8,
102, 151, 237 n., 250, 272, 279, 478 n. ; ii. 198, 422, 44
Barclay, his “Ship of Fooles,' i. 119.-Mr., the young
author, his defence of Johnson's Shakspeare est
Kenrick, i. 223, 417 n.-Robert, of Ury, his 'Arc
for the Quakers,' ii. 41.-Robert, Esq , one of Xr.
Thrale's successors, ii, 501, 505.-his character, E.
Baretti, Signor Giuseppe, i. 112, 120, 129, 143, 137, ist,
165, 227, 248, 252, 262, 272, 302, 496 ; ij. 7,9,13,196,1
51 n., 55 n., 67 n., 69 n., 85, 115, 121, 255, 270.-Joan
son's letters to, i. 157, 160, 165.-his trial for brudt,
ceived copy-money in Italy, ii. 116.-his structures a
Mrs. Piozzi's marriage, ii. 67 n.-his Frustra Leiks
ria,' ii. 121.
Bark, Peruvian, ii. 385.
Barnard, Rev. Dr., bishop of Killaloe, i. 37 *. ; i. 90
148, 299.-altercation between Johnson and, on the
question, whether a man can improve after the we of
forty-live, ii. 299,-his pleasant verses thereos, D.
--provost of Eton, ii. 187.-Francis, Esq., afterud
1. 66.-Johnson's Ictter to, ií. 308.-his notes on Alfred's letter of instructions to, on ihe formation of the kings
Barnes, Rev. Joshua, i. 456; ii. 249.
Mrs. Brodie, i. 29, 29 n. ; ii. 276 n., 277 n.-Miss Ma Thomas, his son, singular instance of filial affecon is
ii. 143 n.
Barrington, Hon. Daines, ü. 293, 365.-his' Exsy on the
Emigration of Birds,' i. 316.- his · Observations ca the
Statutes,' ii. 177.
Barrow, Dr. Isaac, his sermon against foolish talking and
jesting, ii. 296 n.
Barrowby, Dr., anecdote of, ü. 395 n.
death by attrition, ij. 61.-Spranger, the actor, i 19
-his funeral sermon on Lady Cutts, ii. 144.-style of letter to, ii. 358.-Sir N., ii. 397.
Barter, Mr., i. 288.
* Bas Bleu,' Miss Hannah More's poem of, ii. 297.
Bashfulness, ii. 391.
Bastard,' the, Savage's poem of, i. 67.