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education there for a scholar of the highest class, for the term of
7 months, 151. for the lower class, iol. 115.
Angelo, Michael, observations on his style of painting, vii. 318.
Anger, the necessity of checking and regulating it, iv. 66. A tumul.
tuous and dangerous passion, derived from pride, 68. Exposed to
contempt and derision, 70. The pernicious effects of it, 71, 72.
Animal food, on the choice and rejection of various sorts of, viii. 281.
Anningate and Ajut, the Greenland lovers, their history, vi. 267.
Anoch, account of, viii. 248. Consists only of three huts, 248. Ac.
count of the landlord and his house, 249.
Anfon, Lord, little advantage to have been expected, had his voyage
succeeded to the extent of his wishes, viji. 62.
Anthea, her disagreeable character, iv, 220 225
Antony and Cleopatra, observations on Shakespeare's play of, ii. 158.
Application, delultory, injurious to our improvements in knowledge
and virtue, v. 388. Active and diligent, strongly enforced by a
view of the shortness and uncertainty of human life, 400.
Arabs, account of their manner of living, iii. 406.
Arbuthnot, Dr. with Pope, suppoled to have aflisted Gay in writing
Three Hours after Marriage, x. 239. Sketch of his character, xi.
133. The first volume of the Memoirs of Scriblerus published by
him, in conjunction with Pope and Swift, 136.
Arcades, written by Milton, about 1637, ix. 92.
Archery, the importance of, in former times, xii. 314.
Arches, considerations on elliptical and semicircular, which is to be
preferred, ii. 275.
Architecture, the degenerate state of at Rome, ii. 280.
Argatio, his character, iv. 179.
Ariosto, fome lines of, from which Pope seems to have borrowed the
sentiments of his own epitaph, xi. 216.
Ariftophanes, licentiousnels of his writings exorbitant, iii. 3. The
1544, 314. Receives a penfion of 101. from Henry VIII. 317.
The equivalent value of his pension, at this time, considered, 317,
Orator of the university, 319. Taught prince Edward, princess
Elizabeth, and many of the nobility, writing, 39. Receives a
pension from Edward VI. 319. Tutor to the princess Elizabeth,
which he quits without consent, 319. Secretary to Sir Richard
Morisine, ambassador to Germany, 320. On the death of Edw.
VI. loses his pension and places, 321. Latin Secretary to Philip
and Mary, 322. Enquiry how he could as a Protestant hold the
place under Philip and Mary, 322. Favoured by Card. Pole,
324 Continued in the same employment under Elizabeth, 324.
Prebend of Westwang, in the church of York, 324. Died 15742
327. His character, 327.
Asurance, not always connected with abilities, vi. 114.
Aftrology, the credit given to it in the last century, i. 198.
Afironomer, the cause of uneafiness in an, iii. 414. Supposes him-
self to have the power of the winds, rain, and season's, 415.
Leaves his directions to Imlac, 418. Pekuah wishes to become
his scholar, 129. His opinion of the choice of life, 427. His
fuperftition removed, by entering into the amusements of life,
As you like it, observations on Shakespeare's, ii. 146.
Athanatus his just reflections on the near prospect of death, iv. 344.
Atheists, their industry in spreading their opinions, x. 304.
Atterbury, Dr. his inscription on the monument of Philips, ix. 297.
Atterbury, Bp. Pope examined before the Lords on the trial of the
Bilhop, xi. 104. Presents Pope with a Bible at their last inter-
Avarice, faial effects of insatiable, iv. 249.
Aubigny, Lady, carries a commission from Charles I. to Sir Nicholas
Crispe, ix. 243
Auchinleck, Lord, his seat at Auchinleck described, vui. 412.
Avarice, always poor, vii. 293. The vanity of, i. 24.
Augustus, review of Blackwell's Memoirs of the Court of, ii. 318.
Auguftus Fort, account of, viii. 247.
Auknasheals, account of the village of, viii. 256.
Aurantius, his unjust and abufive treatment of Liberalis, vi. 141.
Aureng Zebe, a tragedy, remarks upon some improprieties in it, v,
Aufierities, and mortifications, their use in religion, v. 251.
Authors, have a desire of appearing to have done every thing by
chance, X. 187. Criticism a proper check on bad ones, xi. 187,
The impropriety of editors in altering the posthumous works of
authors, iv, 227. Character of, not to be collected from their
works, 228. The complaict of furrep.itious editions en-
quired into, xii. 274. The difficulty of his first address, iv. 1.
By what methods he may be introduced with advantage to the
public, 3, 4. Often deluded by the visionary and vain anticipa-
tions of rappiness, II. The neglect of him the most dreadful
mortification, 12. The folly of endeavouring to acquire fame
merely by writing, 13. Some peculiar discouragements to which
he is exposed, 13. His proper task is to instruct and entertain, 14.
The difficulty of executing it with advantage, 14. Increase by
the caprice and ill-nature of his readers, 14. His acquisition of
fame difficult, and his poffefion of it precarious, 139. The great
difference between the productions of the same author accounted
for, 141. Naturally fond of their own productions, 362. Many
deluded by the vain hope of acquiring immortal reputation, v.
Their literary fame destined to various measures of dura.
tion, 223, vi. 35. Their being esteemed, principally owing to
the influence of curiosity or pride, v. 224. Their proper rank
and usefulness in society, 411. Characters of the manufacturers
of literature, 32. As they grow more elegant become less intelli-
gible, vii. 143. Difficulties they find in publishing their works,
BACON, Francis, Lord, the life prefixed to the edition of his
works, 1740, written by Mallett, xi. 350. His severe reflection
on beautiful women, iv. 246. Was of opinion that his moral essays
would be of longer duration than bis other works, v. 226. Obfer.
vations on his character, iii, 279.
Bail, the danger of becoming, exemplified in the character of Sere-
nus, iii, 176.
Baillet, his collection of critical decisions remarked, v. 138.
Bamff, account of that town, viii. 230.
Bards, uncertainty in the account of them, viii.
Bargains, the folly of buying bargains exposed, vii. 138.
Barra, Island of, account of, viii. 368. Horses there not more than
twenty-fix inches high, 368.
Barratier, John Philip, his life, xii. 149. Son of a Calvinist mi-
nister, and born at Schwabach, 1720-21, 149.
His early ac-
quirements of learning, 150. In his ninth year could speak Latin,
German, and French, equally well. 150. In his eleventh year
translated the Travels of Rabbi Benjamin from the Hebrew into,
French, with notes, 151.
The method by which his father
taught him the languages, 153. Published Anti-Artemonius,
1735, 156. Patronized for his learning by the king of Pruffia,
1735, 156. Died 1740, 159.
Bajhfulness, sometimes the effe&t of studious retirement, vi. 106. 114.
Frequently produced by too high an opinion of our own import-
Barretti, translation of some lines at the end of his Easy Phraseology,
Bellarmine, Card, writes in defence of Paul V. against the Venetians,
Bemoin (a Prince of Africa), account of him, ii. 225. Is driven
from his kingdom, visits Portugal, and becomes a Chriftian, ii.
226. On his return to regain his kingdom, through the affilte
ance of the Portuguese, is ftabbed by the Portuguese commander,
Beneficence, mutual, the great end of society, iv. 358. The extent
and proportion of it to be adjusted by the rules of justice, v. 63.
Ben Hannafe Rabbi Abraham, his account of the power of the magnet
in the derection of incontinence, vi. 341.
Benserade, Mons. translation of his lines, a son lit, i. 164.
Bentley, Dr. his saying on Pope's translation of Homer, xi. 184.
Bernardi, John, account of him, xi. 203. Died in Newgate in
1736, after being confined near forty years, for being concerned
with Rookwood in his ploc against K. William, without being