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parentage, 1-3 ; early years, 3, 4 ;
father deposed from his living,

4, 5 ; death of his father, 6, 7 ;
departure for London, 7 ; the
Miscellaneous Works, 8 ; Of the Laws
of Chance, 9, 10 ; at Oxford, 10 ;
his pupil, II ; letters to Dr.
Charlett, 12-18 ; degree of M.D.
taken at St. Andrews, 18, 19 ;



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INDEX.



spelling and pronunciation of his
name, 19, 20 ; Examination of Dr.
Woodward's Account of the Deluge,
20-22 ; the Bentleiaa controversy,
22, 23 ; Essay on the Usefidness of
Mathematical Learning, 24-26 ; birth
of a son, 26 ; Fellow of the Royal
Society, and Physician Extra-
ordinary to the Queen, 26 ; Tables
of the Grecian, Roman, and Jeioish Mea-
sures, Weights, and Coins, 27 ; friend-
ship with Lord Peterborough, 28-
30 ; the Union with Scotland, 30 ;
death of Dr. Gregory, 31-33 ; rise
of Robert Harley, 33, 34 ; Phy-
sician in Ordinary to the Queen,
35 ; correspondence with Sir Hans
Sloane, 35, 36 ; scientific con-
troversies, 36, 37 ; Swift in Lon-
don, 37 ; at Windsor, 38 ; the
Mashams, 39 ; George Ai'buthnot,

40 ; negociations for a peace with
France, 41 ; illness of Arbuthnot,

41 ; Tory fears, 42; pamphlets
against Nottingham and Marl-
borough, 43 ; Law is a bottomless
pit, 44, 45 ; Jolin Bull in his senses,
&c., 46-48 ; a Tory Society, 46 ;
the Earl of Mar, 49 ; Dr. Charlett's
application for a bishopric, 50 ;
illness of the Queen, 51 ; The Art
of Political Lying, 52 ; Robert Ar-
buthnot, 53 ; physician at Chelsea
Hospital, 54 ; Berkeley in Lon-
don, 54, 55 ; the Scriblerus Club,
56 ; the Memoirs of Martinus Scrib-
lerus, 57, 58 ; other Scriblerus
pieces, 59 ; Gay and Swift, 60,
61 ; the Schism Bill, 61 ; Swift
in retirement, 62 ; dissensions in
the Ministiy, 63 ; hints for Scrib-
lerus, 64, 65 ; Oxford and Boling-
broke, 66 68 ; Pope's visit to
Swift at Letcombe, 69, 70 ; Boling-
broke in the ascendant, 70, 71 ;
Whiston and the longitude, 71,

72 ; Swift on the state of i:)arties,

73 ; Oxford's fall, 74, 75 ; the
Queen's illness and death, 75-77 ;
Arbuthnot's removal from St.
James's, 77 ; friendship with
Swift, 78 ; the scattered members
of the Scriblerus Club, 79-81 ;
out of office, 82 ; impeachment of
the Tory ministers, 82, 83 ;
Arbuthnot's brothers and the
rising of 1715, 83, 84 ; satire on
Bishop Burnet, 85 ; Pope's Iliad,

85, 86 ; cheering words to Swift,

86, 87 ; a riding-party to Oxford,

87, 88 ; Petition of the Colliers, &c.,



88 ; Three Hours after Marriage, 88-

91 ; subscriptions to Prior's
poems, 91 ; visit to France, 91,

92 ; Swift's attacks of vertigo, 93 ;
a pamphlet by Thomas Gordon,
94, 95 ; attack upon Dr. Wood-
ward, 95 ; the South Sea bubble,
96 ; letters to Henry Watkins, at
Bath, 96-100; Pope's character
of Robert Arbuthnot, 100, loi ;
arrest of Atterbury, 102 ; Swift
and his old friends, 102, 103 ;
Lord Peterborough and the Robin-
sons, 104 ; Censor at the College
of Physicians, 105; Swift's me-
lancholy, 105, 106 ; Arbuthnot
at Bath and Oxford, 106, 107 ;
Reasons humbly offered by the Com-
pany of Upholders, 107 ; Peter, the
wild boy, 107 ; illness of Arbuth-
not, 108 ; Swift's anxiety, 109 ;
Arbuthnot's recovery, 109 ; letter
to Swift, no; another pamphlet
of Gordon's, in; Swift in London
at the Prince's Court, 111-113;
Arbuthnot's love of music, 113 ;
Gulliners Travels, 114, 115 ; Tables
of Ancient Coins, 115-117 ; Miscel-
lanies in Prose and Verse, 117 ; the
Walpoles, 118; an Elect of the
College of Physicians, 118; Ar-
buthnot's Harveian oration, 118 ;
Captain Innes, a kinsman in
Limerick, 1 19 ; news for Swift,
119; the Beggar's Opera, 120;
George Arbuthnot's marriage,

120 ; the Corporation of the Sons
of the Clergy, 120 •,i\\eDunciad, 120,

121 ; Mrs. Howard, 121, 122 ;
pieces attributed to Arbuthnot,
123, 124 ; Gay's Polly, 124-126 ;
letters to Swift, 126, 127 ; Ar-
buthnot's house in Cork Street,
127, 128 ; illness of Mrs. Arbuth-
not, 128 ; Swift's bad wine, 128,
129 ; Mrs. Ai'buthnot's death,
129 ; reported appointment as
physician to the Queen, 129, 130 ;
Pope, James Moore Smythe, and
Lady M. W. Montagu, 130-132 ;
Mr. John Ginglicutt's Treatise, 132,
133 ; Lord Chesterfield, 133, 134 ;
at Tiinbridge Wells, 134, 135 ;
Essay concerning the Nature of Ali-
ments, 135, 136 ; death of Charles
Arbuthnot, 136, 137 ; epitaph on
Colonel Chartres, 137, 138 ; the
Charitable Corporation, 138- 141 ;
Gay's death, 141-143 ; illness of
Martha Blount, 14a ; a letter to
Swift, 142-144 ; Essay concerning the



INDEX.



511



Effects of Air on Human Bodies, 144 ;
Critical Remarks on Capt. Gulliver's
Travels, and spurious pamphlets,
145 ; Gnothi seauton, 145, 146 ;
Bolingbroke and Eobert Arlmth-
not, 146 ; Arbuthnot at Hanip-
stead, 147 ; letters to and from
Pope, 147-150; Pope's Epistle to
Dr. Arbuthnot, 150-152 ; Arbuth-
not's cheerfulness during illness,
153 ; letter of farewell to Swift,
153, 154 ; Swift's reply, 155, 156 ;
Arbuthnot's death, 157 ; com-
ments by his friends, 157, 158 ;
Arbuthnot's will, 158, 159 ; his
son, George, and daughter, Anne,
159 161 ; portraits, 162, 163 ; tes-
timony of Lord Chesterfield, Lord
Orrery and others, 163-165;
character and talent, 165-167.
Genealogical notes, 171-174. Bib-
liography, 176-188. Works, 189-
506.
— Katherine, Dr. Arbuthnot's
sister, 3, 171.

Mr. K. G., ix, 162.



Arbuthnott, Eobert, of Scotsmill,
Dr. Arbuthnot's grandfather, 2,

171, 172.

Arbuthnot, Kobert, of Mount Pleas-
ant, 171.

Eobert, Dr. Arbuthnot's

brother ; birth, 3, 171 ; at Killi-
crankie, 5 ; intercourse with the
Duke of Shrewsbuiy, 53 ; banker
at Paris, 77, 83 note, 84, 92, 98,
118, 119, 144 ; his character, 100,
loi, 104 ; Atterbury's plot, 102
note ; at Oxford, 106 ; marriage,
112 ; illness, 115 ; in London,
126 ; wife's death, 128 ; Swift's
wine, 129 ; the Charitable Cor-
poration, 139- 141 ; Lord Boling-
broke's friendship, 146, 160 ; be-
quest by Dr. Arbuthnot, 159 ;
162, 172.

Arbuthnott, Eobert, Dr. Arbuth-
not's uncle, 2.

Arbuthnot, Eobert, of Haddo, 172,

173-

Eobert, Secretary- to the Board

of Trustees, Edinburgh, 120 note,

172, 174-

Sir William, Bart., 173.

Mrs., Dr. Arbuthnot's wife.



26, 31, 39, 44- 87, 93, 94, 99) loO)

loi, 128, 129, 167.
Arbuthnott, Viscount, and his

ancestors, i, 2, 3, 5, 6, 7, 19, 36

note, 174.
Castle, I.



Arbuthnott Church and Manse, 3,

174.
Arbuthnot-Leslie, Mr. George, ix,

162, 171.
Argumevi for Divine Providence, taken

froyn the constant regularity observed

in the Births of both Sexes, A71, 35.
Argj'le, Duke of, 35, 38, 76.
Art of Political Lying, The, 52, 117,

291-303.
Art of Sinking in Poetry, The, 117, 331.
Atterbury, Francis, Bishop of

Eochester, 56, 96, 102.
Aumont, Due d', 92.

Baillie, .Joanna, 161 nofe.
Baillie, Dr. Matthew, 161 note.
Baillie, Mr. W. H., 161 note.
Barber, Sir John, Alderman, 67,

69 7wte, 70, 143, 158.
Barber, Mrs., 130.
Bateman, Dr. John, 117.
Bathurst, Lord, 103, 144 note, 147,

148, 150.
Beattie, Dr. James, 4, 162 note, 165

note, 173, 174.
Belhaven, Lord. 407.
Belloni, 139 141.

Belsunce, Mon. de, Bishop of Mar-
seilles, 155.
Bennet, Miss Nelly, 92, 93.
Bentley, Dr. Eichard, 22, 23, 121,

124. 145 note, 369-374? 482, 491-
Berkeley, George, Bishop of Cloyne,

54, 55, 115, 165, 167.
Bernage, Captain, 38, 40, 41.
Bernard. Charles, 23.
Bertie, Mr., 16.
Bingham, Joseph, 55.
Blackmore, Sir Eichard, 75, 93.
Blount, Martha, 87, 103, 122 note,

142, 147, 153, 160, 161, 166.
Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Vis-
count, 41, 43, 46, 52, 59, 63, 64,
66. 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, 73, 74. 77,
80, 82, 83, 84, 86, 92, 105, 106,
112, 115. 145, 146, 147, 153, 156,
158, 160, 161, 166.
Bradshaw, John, 159.
Breval, Captain John Durant, 89.
Bridge, Dr., 99.
Brief Account of Mr. John Ginglicuii's

Treatise, A, 132, 133, 382-391,
Bromley, Secretary, 66.
Budgell, Eustace, 82 note.
Burlington, Lady, 103 7wte.
Burlington, Lord, 103 note.
Burnet, Gilbert, Bishop of Salis-
bury, 23, 85, 166, 251, 257, 445-

463-
Button's Coffee-House, 86.



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INDEX.



Carleton, Lord, 99.

Carmarthen, Thomas Osborne, Mar-
quis of, 12.

Caroline, Princess of Wales, after-
wards Queen, iii, 113, 114, 121,
122, 129, 130.

Carteret, Lord, 119.

Charitable Corporation, The, 138-
141.

Charlett, Rev. Dr., Master of Uni-
versity College, Oxford, 10, II, 19,
31, 49, 55; Letters from Dr. Ar-
buthnot, 12-18, 22-24, 27, 28, 31-

33. 50.

Chartres, Francis, 137, 138.

Chavigny, Mons. de, 146.

Cherry, Mr., 32.

Chesterfield, The Earl of, 115, 117,
118, 133, 134, 157, 163, 164, 166.

Cheyne, Dr., 102.

Gibber, Colley, 89.

Clarges, Sir Thomas, 14.

Clarke, Dr. George, 27 note.

Cleland, Mr., 121.

Cockburn, Dr., 23.

Compton, Henry, Bishop of Lon-
don, 17.

Conduitt, John, 153.

Confederates, The, 89.

Congress of Bees, The, 123.

Congreve, Richard, 56, loi, 102, 105,
113, 132, 165.

Cook, Henry, painter, 12, 15.

Cope, Mrs., 118 note.

Cornwallis, Mr., 16.

Cowper, Earl, 46.

Cowper, William, 165.

Craggs, James, the elder, 96 nofe, 137.

Creech, Thomas, 24.

Critical Remarks on Capt. Gulliver s
Travels, 145 note, 491-506.

Croft, Dr., 113.

Curll, Edmund, 119, 143.

Cutler, Sir John, 352.

Dalrymple, Sir David, 98, 392 note.
Decker, Lady, 99, 100.
Decker, Sir Matthew, 99.
Dedication to a Great Man, concerning

Dedications, A, 94.
Defoe, Daniel, 471 note.
De La Mar, Mr., 144, 153.
Delany, Dr. Patrick, 119, 130,
Dennis, John, 89.
Devil to paij at St. James's, The, 123.
Digby, Mrs. Mary, loi.
Digby, Hon. Robert, 100, 162.
Disney, Colonel, 87, no.
Ditton, Mr., 6-] note.
Dodwell, Henry, 318, 419, 450.
Drake, Mr., 99.



Dubois, The Abbd, 41.

Dunciad, The, 89, 90,1 20, 121, 122,

126, 127, 130, 143.
Durfey, Tom, 93.

Earls Marischal. The, 2.

Epistle to Dr. Arhut.hnot, An, 132, 150,

151, 152.

Essay concerning the effects of Air on

Human Bodies, An, 144.
Essay concerning the nature of Aliments,

^w, 135, 136.
Essay concerning the Origin of Sciences,

^n, 59, 360-368.
Essay on the Usefulness of Mathematical

Learning, 24-26, 409-435.
Examination of Dr. Woodward's Account

of the Deluge, 21, 22.

Fair, Lady, 61, 62.
Fan, Lady, 100.

Ferrabee, Michael, 137.
Fielding, Colonel, 40, 41.
Fielding, Henry, 123.
Flamsteed, Rev. John, Astronomer

Royal, 36, 37.
Fleetwood, William, Bishop of St.

Asaph, 195 note.
Ford, Charles, 76, 92.
Forester, Sir Andrew, 23.
Forester, Miss, maid of honour, 38.
Freeholder's Political Catechism, The, 145.
Freind, Dr., 45, 46, 95, 97, 129, 464.

Gardiner, Dr., Warden of All Souls,

24.

Garth, Sir Samuel, M.D., 30, 44, 82,
85, 86, 250-r, 452, 454-6, 460.

Gaultier, The Abbe, 41, 63.

Gay, John, a member of the Scrible-
rus Club, 56, 66 ; letter from Swift,
60, 61 ; in need of money, 61, 62 ;
lines to Lowndes, 78 note; 'a true
poet,' 79 ; secretary to Scriblerus,
80; Pope's 'Iliad,' 85; Three Hours
after Marriage, 88-91; atBath,ioi,
102 ; correspondence with Swift,
102, 103, 105, 136 ; at Bath again,
106; at the Prince's Court, in ;
illness, 115 ; Swift in London,
117; disappointments, 119; The
Beggar's Opera, 120 ; Mrs. Howard,
122, 123; Polly, 124; illness, 125;
in Scotland, 126, 127 ; Swift's
wine, 128, 129 ; death, 141, 142,
143, 157, 158, 160, 165.

George I, 76, 77, 85, 116, 126, 273.

George of Denmark, Prince,26 7, 36.

Germain, Lady Betty, 130, 157, 166.

Germain, Sir John, 14, 130 note.



INDEX.



513



Gery, Rev. Mr., 59, 62.

Gery, Mrs., 69.

Gibson, Dr. E., 27 note.

Gloucester, Duke of, 23.

GnotM seauton, 145, 146, 436-442.

Godolphin, Sydney, Earl of, 34, 43,

46, 50, 250.
Gordon, Tliomas, 94, in.
Graham, David, 54 note.
Granville, George(Lord Lansdowne),

39, 41-

Gray, Ai'thur, 98 note.

Gregg, William, clerk in Harley's
Office, 33.

Gregory, Dr. David, Savilian Pro-
fessor of Astronomy, 12, 13, 17,
23> 24, 27 tiote, 28, 31, 32, 36.

Gregory, Mrs. Elizabeth, 31 note, 32.

Gulliver decypher'd, 123, 127.

Gulliver-' s Travels, ro8, 113-115, 124,
354, 355, 483-506.

Halley, Edmund, 27 note, 37,357, 431.
Hamilton, General George, 84.
Hamilton, George, Principal of St.

Andrew's University, 19.
Hanmer, Sir Thomas, 70.
Hanney, Dr., 35.
Harcourt, Mr., 79.
Harcourt, Simon, Lord Chancellor,

39, 40, 72, 74-

Harley, Lady, 72, 73, 93.

Harley, Lord, 72, 73, 93.

Harley, Mr., 60.

Harley, Eobert. See Oxford, Earl of.

Harmony in an Uproar, 145.

Harrison, Governor, 100.

Hatton, Captain, 24.

Hayes, Mrs. Catherine, 99 note.

Heidegger, John James, 358.

Helsham, Dr., 93.

Henderson, Dr. Alexander, 161 note.

Hervey, Lady, 115, 134 wofe, 153 wofe.

Hickes, Dr. George, 31.

Hill, Abigail. See Masham, Lady.

Hill, General, 49, 97, 106.

Hill, Mrs., Lady Masham's sister-
in-law, 39, 41, 48, 49 Hote, 54 note,

74, 106.
Hill, Richard, 87.
History of the Maids of Honour since

Harry the Eighth, Tlie, 39.
History of John Ball, TJie, 44, 45, 117,

123, 191-290. (See also 'Law is

a Bottomless Pit,' &c.)
Horneck, Philip, 330.
Howard, Mrs. (Countess of Suffolk),

III, 113, 114, 121, 122, 134, 133,

166.
Hudson, Rev. John, D.D., 11, 16, 17.
Hunter, John, 161 note.



Hunter, Dr. William, 161, 162.

Innes, Captain, 119.

Isted, Mr. , 27 note.

It cannot rain but it pours, 107, 471-4.

James Edward, Prince, 66 note, 67,

70, 75, 80, 83, 84, 139, 141.
Jeffreys, Edward, Dr. Arbuthnot's

pupil, II, 12, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19.
Jeffreys, Sir Jeffrey, M.P., 11, 12, 13,

14, 16, 17, 18, 24.
Jeffreys, Mr., 82.
Jennings, Mr., 15.
Jervas, Charles, 87, 92, 162.
John Bidl in his Senses, 46, 214-230.
John Bull still in his Senses, 46, 231-

256.
Johnson, Charles, 89.
Johnson, Esther, 37, in.
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, 165, 173.

Kane, Col., 4owofe.

Keill, John, Savilian Professor of

Astronomy, 33.
Kelly, Captain, 102 note.
King, Dr. William, Archbishop of

Dublin, 114.
King, William, LL.D., 11, 38.
Knight, Robert, 98.
Konigius, Dr., 116.

Lammy, Margaret, Dr. Arbuthnot's

mother, 3.
Lancaster, Rev. William, D.D., 17.
Langwith, Benjamin, D.D., 116.
Law, John, 92, 98.
Law is a Botlondess Pit, 44, 199-214.
Laws, John, 97.
Leake, Sir John, 28.
Learned Dissertation on Bmnpling, A,

III.
Leibnitz, 37.

Lepelle, Mary. See Hervey, Lady.
Lepelle, Mrs., 153.
Letter to the Reverend Mr. Dean Sivift,

A, 94.
Lewis, Erasmus, Under Secretary

of State, 40, 60, 61, 65, 66, 69, 72,

74, 76, 91, 92, 98, 106, 108, III,

120, 144, 159, 160.
Lewis Baboon turned honest, and John

Butt politician, 47, 48, 268-289.
Life and Adventures of Don Bilioso de

I'Estomac, The, 95.
Lintot, Bernard, 90.
Lockhart, George, of Carnwath, 68.
Lowndes, William, Secretary of the

Treasury, 78.

Macleod, Laird of, 74.
Madocks, Thomas, 73.



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Mallet, David, 163 note.

Manley, Mrs. Do La Riviere, 47.

Mar, the Earl of, 49, 83, 84.

Marlborough, John Churchill, Duke
of, 23, 33, 34, 43, 45, 46, 84, 113,
196, 203, 204, 206, 207, 212-3, 218,
220-1, 223, 226 7, 248, 264, 272-3,
297.

Marlborough, Sarah, Duchess of, 33,
34, 43, 145 note, 204, 213.

Masham, Lady, 33-35, 39, 41, 43,
46, 4g note, 51, 54, 61 67. 70-75,
78, 81, 97, 100, 106, 122, 128, 166.

Masham, Samuel, Lord, 33, 39, 41,
43, 46, 49 note, 61, 62, 65, 74, 81,
100, 106.

Mason, Mr., 126, 127.

Masqveracle, The, 123.

Mather, Charles, 201.

Mead, Dr. Richard, 75. 76, 95, 160.

Melvill, Rev. Francis, 6.

Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus, 57-59,
64-65, 66, 69, 72, 79, 80, 305-359.

Mesnager, Mons., 41.

Meston, William, 108 note, 482.

Miscellaneous Works of the late Dr.
Arhuthnot, 8, 9, 25 note, 30 note, 85,
94-5, loi wofe, 107, 1 1 1, 123, 124, 145.

Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, 59, 117.

Moir, John, senior, 171, 172.

Moir, John, junior, 171, 172, 173.

Monmouth, Duchess of, 60.

Montagu, Lady Mary Wortley, 131,
132, 145 nofe, 166.

Montagu, Mrs., 4, iGznote, 173, 174.

Montrose, The Duke of, 54 note.

Mooi'e, Arthvir, M.P., 130.

Most Wonderful Wonder that ever ap-
peared, The, 107, 475-482.

Murray, Lady, 134.

Murray, Mrs., 98.

Newcastle, Duchess of, 145 note.

Newcastle, Duke of, 140.

Newton, Sir Isaac, 17, 36, 37, 153

note, 357, 414, 415.
Noble, Mr., an attorney, 54.
Notes and Memorandums of the six days

preceding the death of a late Right

Beverend — , 85, 445-463.
Nottingham, The Earl of, 42, 43, 46,

214, 218-224, 263-4, 266-8, 276-7.

Of the Laics of Chance, 8-10.
Oliphant, Dr., 32.
(Jne Epistle to Mr. A. Pope, 130, 131.
Ormond, Duchess of, 75.
Ormond, Duke of, 48, 75, 83, 84.
Orrery, The Eai"l of, 160, 161, 164,

165.
Overton, John, 195.



Oxford, Robert Harley, Earl of, 33,
34, 37, 39, 40, 42, 43. 45 47, 49-
51, 55, 56, 57 "Ofe, 59 66, 68, 69,
71-75. 77, 79, 80, 82, 83, 86, 93, 106,
115, 166, 196, 212 3, 218, 223 4,
246-8, 266-7.

Oxford, Lord, 123, 129.

Parnell, Dr. Thomas, a member of
the Scriblerus Club, 56, 61, 66,
71, 81 ; share in the Essay concern-
ing the Origin of Sciences, 59 ; in
search of a benefice, 64 ; letter to
Arbuthnot, 79 ; message from
Arbuthnot, 92 ; friendship with
Arbuthnot, 165.

Pate, William, the learned woollen-
drapei-, 7, 15, 24.

Paterson, Rev. John, Archbishop of
Glasgow, 14.

Paterson, W., 29.

Pepusch, Dr., 114.

Pepys, Samuel, 24.

Perceval, Sir John, 54.

Peterborough, Charles Mordaunt,
Earl of, 28-30, 55, 104, 120, 147,
150, 151, 152, 153, 161, 166.

Philips, Ambrose, 85, 1 1 1 note.

Pilkington, Rev. Matthew, 142.

Pitts, Captain, 14.

Pope, Mrs., Pope's mother, 105, 125.

Pope, Alexander. The Miscellanies,
1 742, 30 note ; the authorship of
John Bull, 44 note ; the Scriblerus
Club, 56 ; the Metnoirs of Scriblerus,
57 ; other Scriblerian pieces, 59 ;
Swift in retirement, 63 ; notes for
Scriblerus, 65 ; a visit to Swift,
69-71 ; the scattered Scribleriis
Club, 79, 81 ; lines on Garth, 85
note ; translation of the Iliad, 85,
86 ; a riding-party to Bath, 87,
88 ; Tliree Hours after Marriage, 89-
91 ; Prior's poems, 91 ; the South
Sea bubble, 96 ; Atterbury, 96 ;
praise of Arbuthnot and his bro-
ther Robert, 100, loi, 118 note;
pamphlets attributed to Pope, loi
note ; letters to Gay, loi, 102 ;
Martha Blount, 103 ; Lord Peter-
borough, 104 ; messagesfrom Swift,
105 ; illness of Ai-buthnot, 108,
109 ; Gulliver s Travels, 108, no ; at
the Prince's court, in, 119; car-
riage accident, 112, ii^note, 115;
Swift again in town, 117; Miscel-
lanies in Prose and Verse, 117; the
Dunciad, 120, 122, 126, 127 ; a
fourth volume o{ Miscellanies, 123 ;
Gulliver decypher'd, 123, 124, 127 ;
illness of Gay and Mrs. Pope,



INDEX.



515



124-126 ; Swift's bad wino, 128,
129 ; James Moore Smythe and
Lady M. W. Montagu, 130-132 ;
Mr. John Gimjlicult's Treatise, 133 ;
Verses on the death of Dr. Swiff, 136 ;
allusion to Charles Arbuthnot,
137 ; Gay's death, 141 ; illness of
Martha Blount, 142; Pope's health,
143 ; a round of visits, 147 ; Ar-
buthnot's illness, 147 ; garbled
letters, 148, 149 ; EjyisUe to Dr.
Arbuthnot, 150-152 ; Arbuthnot at
Hampstead, 153 ; Swift's life in
Ireland, 156; Arbuthnot's death,
157 ; Pope's friendship with Ar-
buthnot's children, 157, 158, 160,
161 ; Pope's death, 161 ; attach-
ment to Arbuthnot, 165.

Portland, Hans William Bentinck,
Eai"l of, 12, 14, 23.

Powis, William, Duke of, 13.

Pricket, John, 22.

Prior, Matthew, 11, 38, 41, 43, 52,
54 note, 83, 91, 144 note, 165.

Pulteney, William (Lord Bath), 115,
117, 125, 127, 132, 158, 166.

Queensbuiy, Duchess of, 124.
Queensbury, Duke of, 124, 126, 128,
142.

Kaby, Lord, 34.

Radcliffe, Dr. John, 13, 15, 17, 64,
125, 250-1, 446.

Reasons humbly offered by the Company
exercising the trade and mystery of
Upholders, 107, 379-381.

Roberts, Hon. R, 36.

Robinson, Anastasia (Countess of
Peterborough), 104, 120 note, 152,

153.
Robinson, George, M.P., 139.
Robinson, Margaret, 104, 120, 128.
Robinson, Mrs., 104, 152.
Rochester, Lord, 99.
Rowe, Nicholas, 93.

Sacheverell, Di-. Henry, 34, 125, 144,

207.
Saggione, Mrs., 153.
St. Andrews, Universityof, 4, 18, 19.
St. John, Henry. See Bolingbroke,

Viscount.
Sare, Mr., 13.
Scarborough, Lord, 115.
Scarborough, Mr., 30, 34.
Scott, Sir Walter, 173.
Scriblerus Club, 56, 57.
Sermon preach'd to the People at the

Mercat Cross of Edinburgh, A, 30,

392-408.



ShadwoU, Sir John, M.D., 75 noU;

82.
Shrewsbuiy, The Duke of, 52, 53, 71,

75 '*^'''j 76.

Si))bald, Rev. John, 2.

Sican, Dr., 112 7iofe.

Sloane, Sir Hans, correspondence
with Arbuthnot, 35, 36, 51, 55,
75 Hiite, 118.

Smalridge, Dr. George, 31.

Smith, Dr. Thomas, 24.

Smith, Rev. William, 116, 117.

Smyth, James Moore, 130, 131. 132.

Soraers, Lord, 261-6.

Somerset, The Duchess of, 56.

Somerset, The Duke of, 76, 208-9.

Stanhope, Charles, General, 34, 82.

Stawell, William, Baron, 87.

Steele, Sir Richard, 11, 86, 95, 167.

Stopford, Mr., 117.

Story of the St. Alb — ns Ghost, The, 43-4.

Stratford, Dr., 73.

Suffolk, Lady. See Howard, Mrs.

Sunderland, Charles, Earl of. 34,
264.

Sit2)2)lement to Dean Sw — fs Miscellanies,
A, loi note.

Sutton, Sir Robert, M.P., 139.

Swalle, Abel, bookseller, 15.

Swift, Jonathan, D.D., arrival in
London, 37 ; acquaintance with
Arbuthnot, 38 ; at Windsor, 39 ;
interest on behalf of Captain
Bernage, 40, 41 ; peace negocia-
tions, 41, 42 ; political ballads
and satires, 42-44 ; the History of
John Bull, 44-48 ; Dr. Freind and
the post of physician-general, 45,
46 ; a Tory Society, 46 ; a present
from General Hill, 49 ; illness of
the Queen, 51 ; The Art of Political
Lying, 52 ; a lie about Mr. Noble,
54 ; Berkeley in London, 54 ; the
Scriblerus Club, 56 ; the Memoirs
of Scriblerus, 57 ; retirement to
Letcombe, 59 ; letter to Gay, 60 ;
dissensions in the Ministry, 61,
62 ; the Schism bill, 63 ; notes
for Scriblerus, 65, 66 ; politics, 67,
68 ; a visit from Pope, 67-70 ; at
Oxford, 72; Lady Masham, Oxford
and Bolingbroke, 73-75 ; the
Queen's death, 77, 79 ; Swift's
return to Ireland, 77 ; Arbuth-
not's friendship, 78 ; the 'Queen's
poor servants,' 81 ; seizure of
anonymous letters to Swift, 82,
83 ; cheering letter from Arbuth-
not, 86 ; Prior's poems, 91 ; news
of old friends, 92, 93 ; attacks
of vertigo, 93 ; a pamphlet by

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INDEX.



Thomas Gordon, 94 ; correspond-
ence with Gay, 102, 103 ; advice
froniArbuthnot, 105, 106; pamph-
lets on Peter the wild boy, 107 ;
illness of Arbuthnot, 108 ; Gul-
lirer's Travels, 108, 113- 115; in
London, m ; back in Ireland,
1 12 ; the choir at St. Patrick's,
113, 114; again in town, 117;
Miscellanies in Prose and Verse, 117 ;
better health, 118, 119 ; letters
from Gay, 120 ; the Dunciad, 121,
122 ; Oullirer decypher'd, 123, 124,
127 ; Gay's illness, and Polly, 124-
126 ; bad wine from George Ar-
buthnot, 128, 129, 144 ; Mrs.
Barber, 130 ; libel in One Epistle
to Mr. Pope, 131, 132 ; Mr. John
Ginglicutt's Treatise, 133 ; Verses on
the Death of Dr. Stvift, 136 ; Gay's
death, 141, 142 ; Critical Remarks
on Capt. GHlliver's Travels, 145 note ;
Arbuthnot's illness, and farewell
letters to and from Swift, 153-156 ;
Arbuthnot's death, 157-159 ; Anne
Arbuthnot, 160 ; Swift's attach-
ment to Arbuthnot, 165, 354-5,
358, 471, 475-

Tables of Ancient Coins, &c., in, 115-
117.

Tables of the Grecian, Rotnan, and Jewish
Measures, Weights, and Coins, 27.

Taylour, William (?), 97-99.

Thackeray, W. M., 165.

Thompson, Mr., 139, 140.

Three Hours after Marriage, 88-91, 124.

Tickell, Thomas, 85, 86.

To the Right Hon. the Mayor and Alder-
men of the City of London : The Hum-
ble Petition of the Colliers, (Sfc, 88,
375-8.

Tom, Captain, 114.



Torcy, 52, 63.
Townshend, Lord, 119.

University College, Oxford, loi, 117.

Vanderbank, — , 13.
Vanhomrigh, Esther, 83, 131.
VirgiliusRestauratus, 59, 121, 369-374.

Waldegrave, Lord, 140.

Wallis, Rev. John, D.D., 24.

Walpole, Horatio, 118.

Walpole, Robert (Earl of Orford),

118, 143 note.
Wanlej', Humphrey, 24.
Warburton, William, Bishop of

Gloucester, 121.
Ward, Seth, Bishop of Salisbury,

459-
Watkins, Henry, M.P., letters from

Ai'buthnot, 96-100.
Watson, Thomas, Bishop of St.

David's, 15.
Webb, General, 297 note.
Welwood, James, M.D., 451.
Wentworth, Peter, 34, 48.
Whiston, Rev. William, 67 note, 71

72, 73-
Whitworth, Charles, Lord, 106.

Wilks, Robert, 90 note.

Wilson, Colonel, 119.

Woodward, Dr. William, F.R.S., 20,

21, 89, 95, 318, 357, 360, 452, 464-

470.
Wotton, Charles, 22, 23.
Wren, Sir Christopher, 36.
Wyndham, Sir William, 88, no,

120.

Young, Dr. Edward, 130.

Zuylestein, William Henry de Nas-
sau, Lord of, 13.



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