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superstition, prone to, iv. 426; v. 17:
see GHOSTS, and JOHNSON, spirit;
'surly virtue,' iii. 69;
swearing, profane, dislikes, ii. 338, n. 2; iii. 189;
falsely represented as swearing, ii. 338, n. 2;
'swore enough,' iv. 216;
uses a profane expression, v. 306;
swimming, i. 348; ii. 299; iii. 92, n. 1;
Latin verses on it, ib.;
talk - ,
alike to all, talked, ii. 323;
best, rule to talk his, iv. 183, 185, n. 1;
books, did not talk from, v. 378;
calmly in private, iii. 331;
'his little fishes would talk like whales,' ii. 231;
loved to have his talk out, iii. 230;
not restrained by a stranger, ii. 438; iv. 284;
ostentatiously, talks, v. l24;
'talked their best,' his phrase, iii. 193, n. 3;
victory, talks for, ii. 238; iv. 111; v. 17, 324;
writing, like his, iv. 237, n. 1:
see JOHNSON, conversation;
talking to himself: see JOHNSON, peculiarities;
_tanti_ men, dislike of, iv. 112;
taste in theatrical merits, ii. 465;
tea,
Careless, Mrs., told him when he had enough, ii. 460, n. 1;
cups, a dozen, i. 313, n. 3;
fifteen, ii. 268, n. 2;
sixteen, v. 207, n. 1;
_claudile jam rivos pueri_, v. 279;
effects of it on him, i. 313;
misses drinking it once, v. 443;
'shameless tea-drinker,' i. 103, n. 3;
drank it at all hours, i. 313; v. 23;
takes it always with Miss Williams, i. 42l;
teachers, his, Dame Oliver, i. 43;
Tom Brown, ib.;
Hawkins, ib.;
Hunter, i. 44;
Wentworth, i. 49;
teaching men, pleasure in, ii. 101;
temper, easily offended, iii. 345; iv. 426; v. 17;
violent, iii. 81, 290, 300, 337, 384; iv. 65, n. 1;
'terrible severe humour,' iv. 159, n. 3;
violent passion, iv. 171;
on Rattakin, v. 145-7;
tenderness of heart, shown about Dr. Brocklesby's offer, iv. 338;
friendship with Hoole, iv. 360;
his friends' efforts for an increase in his pension, iv. 337;
pious books, iv. 88, n. 1;
on hearing Dr. Hodges's story, ii. 341, n. 3;
kissing Streatham church, iv. 159;
and the old willow-tree at Lichfield, iv. 372, n. 1;
in reciting Beattie's _Hermit_, iv. 186;
_Dies Irae_, iii. 358, n. 3;
Goldsmith's _Traveller_, v. 344;
lines on Levett, iv. 165, n. 4;
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, iv. 45, n. 3;
terror, an object of, i. 450, n. 1;
theatres, left off going to the, ii. 14;
thinking, excelled in the art of, iv. 428;
thought more than he read, ii. 36;
thoughts, loses command over his, ii. 190; 202, n. 2;
Thrales,
his 'coalition' with the, i. 493, n. 3;
his intimacy not without restraint, iii. 7;
gross supposition about it, iii. 7;
supposed wish to marry Mrs. Thrale, iv. 387, n. 1:
see THRALES, and under JOHNSON, Streatham;
toleration, views on, ii. 249-254;
Tory, a, 'not in the party sense,' ii. 117;
his Toryism abates, v. 386;
might have written a _Tory History of England_, iv. 39;
'tossed and gored,' ii. 66;
tossed Boswell, iii. 338;
town, the, his element, iv. 358: see. LONDON;
'tragedy-writer, a,' i. 102;
reason of his failure, i. 198, 199, n. 2;
translates for booksellers, i. 133;
travelling, love of, Appendix B., iii. 449-459;
'tremendous companion,' i. 496, n. 1;
'true-born Englishman,' i. 129; ii. 300; iv. 15, n. 3, 191;
v. 1, n. 1, 20;
truthfulness, exact precision in conversation, ii. 434; iii. 228;
Rousseau, compared with, ii. 434, n. 2;
truth held sacred by him, ii. 433, n. 2; iv. 305, n. 3;
all of his 'school' distinguished for it, i. 7, n. 1; iii. 230;
scrupulously inquisitive to discover it, ii. 247;
talked as if on oath, ii. 434, n. 2;
tutor to Mr. Whitby, i. 84, n. 2;
'_un politique aux choux et aux raves_,' iii. 324;
uncle, account of an, v. 316;
unobservant, iii. 423, n. 1;
unsocial shyness, free from, iv. 255;
_Ursa Major_, v. 384;
utterance, slow deliberate, ii. 326; iv. 429; v. 18;
verse-making, ii. 15;
made verses and forgot them, ib.;
youthful verses, i. 92;
Vesey's, Mr., surrounded by great people at, iii. 425;
Virgil,
quoted '_Optima quceque dies_,' ii. 129;
reads him, ii. 288; iv. 218;
_Vision of Theodore_,
thought by him the best thing he ever wrote, i. 192;
vocation to public life, iv. 359;
to active life, v. 63;
Wales, tour to: see WALES;
walk, his, in a court in the Temple, i. 463;
wants, fewness of his, ii. 474, n. 3;
warrants said to be issued against him, i. 141;
watch, dial-plate of his, ii. 57;
watched, his door, v. 248;
water, lectures on, v. 64;
water-fall, at Dr. Taylor's, iii. 190-1;
weather, influence of: see WEATHER;
Westminster Police Court, attendance at the, iii. 216;
whisky, tastes, v. 346;
'Why, no Sir!' iv. 316, n. 1;
wife,
affection for his, i. 96, 234-241; ii. 77;
disagreements, i. 239;
reported estrangement, i. 163, n. 2;
death, her, i. 234, 238, 277;
alluded to in his letter to Chesterfield, i. 262;
anniversary of the day, i. 236; iii. 98, n. 1; 317, n. 1;
funeral sermon, i. 241; iii. 181, n. 3;
grave and epitaph, i. 241; iv. 351, 369, n. 3, 394;
'resolves on Tetty's coffin,' i. 354, n. 2;
grief, his, i. 235-241;
almost broke his heart, iii. 305, 419;
'recommended,' i. 190, n. 2, 240, n. 5; ii. 476-7;
saucer, her, iii. 220, n. 1;
wishes for her in Paris, ii. 393;
at Brighton, ib., n. 8;
wig, his,
a bushy one, i. 113, n. 1;
Paris-made, ii. 403, n. 5; iii. 325;
fore-top burnt, ib., n. 3;
Wilkes, compared with, iii. 64, 78;
will, averse to execute his, iv. 402;
makes it, ib., n. 2;
wine, use of, i. 103, n. 3;
wisdom, his trade was, iii. 137, n. 1;
wit, extraordinary readiness, iii. 80;
Garrick's account of it, ii. 231;
woman, rescues an outcast, iv. 321;
talks with others of the class, i. 223, n. 2; iv. 396;
wonders, distrust of, iii. 229, n. 3;
words,
charged with using hard and big words, i. 184, 218, n. 2; iii. 190;
_sesquipedalia verba_, v. 399;
in the _Rambler_, i. 208, n. 3;
in _Lives of the Poets_, iv. 39;
needs words of larger meaning, i. 218; iii. 173;
'terms of philosophy familiarised,' i. 218;
words added to the language, i. 221; iv-39, n. 3; v. 130;
work, did his, in a workmanlike manner, iii. 62;
Works, those ascertained marked *, conjectured +, i. 112, n. 4;
Booksellers' edition, edited by Hawkins and Stockdale, i. 190, n. 4;
iii. 141 5 iv. 324;
right reserved by him to print an edition, i. 193; iv. 409;
catalogue of his Works, i. 16-24;
asked for by his friends, i. 112; iii. 321;
Historia Studiorum_, ib.;
one made by Boswell, iii. 322; iv. 383, n. 1;
projected works, ib.;
payments received,
_Translation of Lobo's Abyssinia_, five guineas, i. 87;
_London_, ten guineas, i. 124;
translation of part of _Sarpi's History_, £49, i. 135;
_Historical Account of Parliament_, part payment, two guineas for
a sheet of copy, i. 156;
_Life of Savage_, fifteen guineas, i. 165, n. 1;
_Dictionary_ £1575 (heavy out-payments to amanuenses), i. 183;
_Rambler_, two guineas a number, i. 208, n. 3;
_Vanity of Human Wishes_, fifteen guineas, i. 193, n. 1;
_Irene_, theatre receipts, £195, copyright, £100, i. 198, n. 2;
_Introduction to London Chronicle_, one guinea, i. 317;
_Idler_, first collected edition, £84 2s. 4d., i. 335, n. 1;
_Rasselas_, £100, + £25, i. 341;
_Lives of the Poets_, 200 guineas (? pounds) agreed on, iii. 111;
iv. 35;
£100 added, ib.;
£100 more for a new edition, ib., n. 3;
world, knowledge of the, iii. 20;
'a man of the world,' i. 427;
had been long 'running about it,' i. 215;
never complained of it, iv. 116, 171;
never sought it, iv. 172;
respected its judgment, i. 200, n. 2;
worshipped, iii. 331;
writings, criticised his own, iv. 5;
never wrote error, iv. 429; v. 17:
see JOHNSON, composition;
youth, pleasure in talking of the days of, iv. 375.
JOHNSON, Sarah (Johnson's mother),
account of her, i. 34, 35, n. 1, 38;
counted the days to the publication of the _Dictionary_, i. 288;
debt, in, i. 160;
death, i. 331, n. 4, 339, 512-5;
epitaph, iv. 393;
funeral expenses and _Rasselas_, i. 341;
_Harlcian Miscellany_, subscribes to the, i. 175, n. 1;
Johnson, teaches, i. 38;
encourages him in his lessons, i. 43, n. 4;
hears her call _Sam_, iv. 94;
letters to her, i. 5I2, 5I3, 514;
marriage, i. 95;
London, visits, i. 42, 110;
receipts for bills, i. 90, n. 3.
JOHNSON, Thomas (Johnson's cousin), iv. 402, n. 2, 440.
_Johnson in Birmingham_, i. 85, n. 3; 95, n. 3.
JOHNSON BUILDINGS, iii. 405, n. 6.
JOHNSON'S COURT,
Johnson removes to it, ii. 5;
Boswell and Beauclerk's veneration for it, ii. 229, 427;
'Johnson of that _Ilk_,' ib., n. 2; iii. 405, n. 6.
_Johnsoniana, or Bon-Mots of Dr. Johnson_, ii. 432; iii. 325.
_Johnsoniana_ (by Taylor), iv. 421, n. 2.
_Johnsonianissimus_, i. 7, n. 2.
_Johnsonised_, 'I have _Johnsonised_ the land,' i. 13.
_Johnston_, the Scotch form of Johnson, iii. 106, n. 1.
JOHNSTON, Arthur,
Johnson desires his portrait, iv. 265;
_Poemata_, i. 460; i 104; v. 95.
JOHNSTON, Sir James, iv. 281.
JOHNSTON, W., the bookseller, i. 341.
JOHNSTONE, Governor, i. 304, n. 1.
JOKES, a game of, ii. 231.
JONES, Miss (The _Chantress_), i. 322.
JONES, Phil., ii. 444.
JONES, Rev. River, i. 323, n. 4.
JONES, Sir William,
Garrick's funeral, iii. 371, n. 1;
'Harmonious Jones,' i. 223;
Johnson's admiration of Newton, anecdote of, ii. 125, n. 4;
Journey, commends, iii. 137;
use of _scrupulosity_; 'Jones teach me modesty and Greek,' iv. 433;
languages, knowledge of, v. 108, n. 9;
Literary Club, member of the, i. 479 ii. 240; v. 109, n. 5;
account of the black-balling, iii. 311, n. 2;
_Persian Grammar_, iv. 69, n. 2;
portrait, ii. 25, n. 2;
professor in the imaginary college, v. 108;
Shipley, Miss, marries, iv. 75, n. 3;
study of the law, iv. 309, n. 6;
Thurlow's character, iv. 349, n. 3;
mentioned, iii. 386.
JONSON, Ben,
_Alchemist_, iii. 35, n. 1;
_Fall of Mortimer_, iii. 78, n. 4;
at Hawthornden, v. 402, 414;
Kitely acted by Garrick, ii. 92, n. 3;
_Leges Convivales_, iv. 254, n. 4.
JOPP, Provost, ii. 291; v. 90.
JORDEN, Rev. William (Johnson's tutor), i. 59, 61, 79, 272.
JORTIN, Rev. Dr. John,
attacked by Hurd, iv. 47, n. 2;
Johnson desires information about him, iv. 161;
_Sermons_, iii. 248.
JOSEPH EMANUEL, King of Portugal, iv. 174, n. 5.
_Jour_, derivation of, ii. 156.
JOURNAL,
how it should be kept, ii. 217;
kept for a man's own use, iv. 177;
record to be made at once, i. 337; iii. 218; v. 393;
state of mind to be recorded, ii. 217; iii. 228; v. 272;
trifles not to be recorded, ii. 358;
Johnson advises Baretti to keep one, i. 365;
and Boswell, i. 433, 475; ii. 358;
mirror, like a, iii. 228;
regularity inconsistent with spirit, i. 155:
See JOHNSON, Journal, and BOSWELL, Journal.
_Journal des Savans_, ii. 39.
_Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides_. See under BOSWELL.
_Journey to London_. See _The Provoked Husband_.
_Journey into North Wales_, ii. 285; v. 427-460;
Mrs. Piozzi's account of its publication, v. 427, n. 1;
suppressions and corrections, ib.;
inscription on blank leaf, iv. 299, n. 3.
_Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland_,
first thought of in a valley, v. 141, n. 2;
composition of it, ii. 268-9, 271;
in the press, ii. 278-9, 281, 284, 287-8; v. 443;
published, ii. 290, 292;
sale, ii. 310; iii. 325;
second edition, ii. 291, n. 4; iii. 325, n. 5;
note added to it, v. 412, n. 2;
translation, ii. 310, n. 2;
errors, ii. 291, 301, 303; v. 412;
attacked by 'shallow North Britons,' ii. 305, 307;
in McNicol's _Remarks_, ii. 308;
supposed attack by Macpherson, ib., n. 1;
in Scotch newspapers, ii. 363;
misapprehended to rancour, v. 20;
Boswell projects a Supplement, ii. 300, n. 2;
Burke, Jones and Jackson commend it, iii. 137;
Burney's _Travels_ in Johnson's view as he wrote, iv. 186;
composed from very meagre materials, v. 405;
copy sent to the King, ii, 290;
to Warren Hastings, iv. 69;
to various other people, ii. 278, 285, 288, 290, 309, 310;
iii. 94, 102;
criticised by Dempster, ii. 303; iii. 301; v. 405, 407-9;
Dick, iii. 103;
Hailes, v. 405-7;
_Hermes_ Harris, ii. 265;
Knox, ii. 304;
Tytler, ii. 305;
Highlanders like it more than Lowlanders, ii. 308;
Iona, description of, iii. 173; v. 334;
Johnson anxious to know how it was received, ii. 290, 292, 294;
goes where nobody goes, v. 157, n. 3;
had much of it in his mind before starting, iii. 301.
letters to Mrs. Thrale, ii. 303, 305; v. 145, n. 2;
saw a different system of life, iv. 199; v. 112, 405;
shows gratitude and delicacy, ii. 303;
Macaulay, quoted by, iii. 449;
new, contains much that is, iii. 326;
Orme, described by, ii. 300; v. 408, n. 4;
route, choice of a, v. 120;
talked of in the Literary Club and London generally, ii. 318.
JOWETT, Rev. Professor Benjamin,
Master of Balliol College, ii. 338, n. 2.
JUBILEE. See SHAKESPEARE.
JUDGE, an eminent noble, iv. 178.
JUDGES,
afraid of the people, v. 57;
engaging in trade, ii. 343;
farming, ii. 344;
in private life, v. 396;
partial to the populace, ii. 353;
places held for life, ii. 353.
JUDGMENT,
compared with admiration, ii. 360;
source of erroneous judgments, ii. 131.
_Julia or the Italian Lover_, i. 262, n. 1.
_Julia Mandeville_, ii. 402, n. 1.
JULIEN, the Treasurer of the Clergy, ii. 391.
JULIEN, of the Gobelins, v. 107.
JULIUS CAESAR, iii. 171.
JUNIUS, Francis, i. 186.
_Junius_,
Burke, not, iii. 376;
Burke, Hamilton and Wilkes most suspected, ib., n. 4;
Samuel Dyer, iv. 11, n. 1;
concealment of the author, iii. 376;
duty of authors who are questioned about the authorship, iv. 305-6;
impudence, his, ii. 164;
Johnson attacks him, ii. 135;
Norton, Sir Fletcher, attacks, ii. 472, n. 2.
JURIES,
guards afraid of them, iii. 46;
judges of law, iii. 16, n. 1.
JUSTICE, a picture of, iv. 321.
JUSTICE HALL, ii. 98.
JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. See MAGISTRATES.
JUSTITIA HULK, iii. 268.
JUVENAL,
_Third Satire_, Johnson's imitation, i. 118 (see _London_);
Boileau's, ib.;
Oldham's, ib.;
_Tenth Satire_, Johnson's imitation, i. 192
(see _Vanity of Human Wishes_);
intention to translate other _Satires_, i. 193;
quotations,
_Sat_. i. 29, iv. 179, n. 4;
_Sat_. i. 79, v. 277, n. 4;
_Sat_. iii. 1, i. 325, n. 1;
_Sat_. iii. 2, ii. 133;
_Sat_. iii. 149, i. 77, n. 1;
_Sat_. iii. 164, i. 77, n. 3;
_Sat_. iii. 230 (_unius lacertae_), iii. 255;
_Sat_. viii. 73, iv. 114, n. 1;
_Sat_. x. 8, iv. 354, n. 2;
_Sat_. x. 180, ii. 227;
_Sat_. x. 217, iv. 357, n. 2;
_Sat_. x. 356, iv. 401, n. 1;
_Sat_. x. 365, iv. 180, n. 1;
_Sat_. xiv. 139, iii. 415, n. 3.



K.

KAMES, Lord (Henry Home),
coarse language in Court, ii. 200, n. 1;
_Elements of Criticism_, i. 393; ii. 89-90;
Eton boys, on, i. 224, n. 1;
_Hereditary Indefeasible Right_, v. 272;
Johnson, attacks, ii. 317, n. 1;
prejudiced against, i. 148;
'keep him,' ii. 53;
_Sketches of the History of Man_
Charles V celebrating his funeral obsequies, iii. 247;
Clarendon's account of Villiers's ghost, iii. 351;
interest of money, iii. 340;
Irish export duties, ii. 131, n. 1;
Lapouchin, Madame, iii. 340;
Paris Foundling Hospital, mortality in the, ii. 398, n. 5;
schools not needed for the poor, iii. 352, n. 1;
virtue natural to man, iii. 352;
Smollett's monument, v. 366;
'vicious Intromission,' ii. 198, 200;
mentioned, iii. 126.
KAUFFMANN, Angelica, iv. 277, n. 1.
KEARNEY, Michael, i. 489.
KEARSLEY, the bookseller,
letter from Johnson, i. 214;
publishes a _Life of Johnson_, iv. 421, n. 2.
KEDDLESTONE, iii. 160-2; v. 431-2.
KEEN, Sir Benjamin, v. 310, n. 3.
KEENE, - - , ii. 397.
KEITH, Admiral Lord, v. 427, n. 1.
KEITH, Mrs., v. 130.
KEITH, Robert, _Catalogue of the Scottish Bishops_, i. 309.
KEITH, - - , a collector of excise, v. 128-31.
KELLY, sixth Earl of, v. 387.
KELLY, Hugh,
account of him, iii. 113, n. 3;
displays his spurs, iv. 407, n. 4;
_False Delicacy_, ii. 48;
Johnson's _Prologue_, iii. 113, 118.
KEMBLE, John,
visits Johnson, iv. 242-4;
anecdote of Johnson and Garrick, i. 216, n. 3;
affected by Mrs. Siddons' acting, iv. 244, n. 1.
KEMPIS, Thomas à,
editions and translations, iii. 226; iv. 279;
Johnson quotes him, iii. 227, n. 1;
reads him in Low Dutch, iv. 21.
KEN, Bishop,
connected by marriage with Isaac Walton, ii. 364, n. 1;
a nonjuror, iv. 286, n. 3;
rule about sleep, iii. 169, n. 1.
KENNEDY, Rev. Dr., _Complete System of Astronomical Chronology_, i. 366.
KENNEDY, Dr., author of a foolish tragedy, iii. 238.
KENNEDY, House of, v. 374.
KENNICOTT, Dr. Benjamin,
_Collations_, ii. 128;
edition of the Hebrew Bible, v. 42;
meets Johnson, iv. 151, n. 2.
KENNICOTT, Mrs., iv. 151, n. 2, 285, 288, 298, n. 2, 305.
KENNINGTON COMMON, iii. 239, n. 2.
KENRICK, Dr. William,
account of him, i. 497;
_Epistle to James Boswell, Esq_., ii. 61;
Garrick libels, i. 498, n. 1;
Goldsmith, libels, i. 498, n. 1; ii. 209, n. 2;
Johnson, attacks, i. 497; ii. 61; v. 273;
made himself public, i. 498; iii. 256;
mentioned, ii. 44.
KENT, militia, i. 307, n. 4.
KEPLER, i. 85, n. 2.
KEPPEL, Admiral, iv. 12, n. 6.
KERR, James, v. 40.
KESWICK, iv. 437.
KETTLEWELL, John, iv. 286, n. 3.
KEYSLER, J. G., Travels, ii. 346.
KIDGELL, John, v. 270, n. 4.
KILLALOE, Bishop of. See DEAN BARNARD.
KILLINGLEY, M., iii. 208.
KILMARNOCK, Earl of, i. 180; v. 103, n, 1; 105.
KILMOREY, Lord, i. 83, n. 3; v. 433.
KIMCHI, Rabbi David, i. 33.
KINCARDINE, Alexander, Earl, and Veronica, Countess of,
v. 25, n. 2; 379, n. 3.
KINDNESS, duty of cultivating it, iii. 182.
KING, Captain, iv. 308, n. 3.
KING, Lord Chancellor, i. 359, n. 3.
KING, Henry, Bishop of Chichester, ii. 364, n. 1.
KING, Rev. Dr., a dissenter, iii. 288.
KING, Thomas, the Comedian, ii. 325, n. 1.
KING, William, Archbishop of Dublin,
_Essay on the Origin of Evil_, ii. 37, n. 1; iii. 13, n. 3, 402, n. 1;
troubles Swift, ii. 132, n. 2.
KING, Dr. William, Principal of St. Mary Hall, Oxford,
account of him, i. 279, n. 5;
his greatness, i. 282, n. 2;
English of Atterbury, Gower, and Johnson, ii. 95, n. 2;
Jacobite speech in 1754, i. 146, n. 1;
in 1759, i. 348;
Pretender in London, meets the, v. 196, n. 2;
describes his meanness, v. 200, n. 1;
Pulteney and Walpole, v. 339, n. 1.
_King, The, v. Topham_, iii. 16, n. 1.
KING'S EVIL,
Johnson touched for it, i. 42;
account of it, ib., n. 3.
'KING'S FRIENDS,' iv. 165, n. 3.
KING'S LIBRARY, i. 108.
KING'S PAINTER, iv. 368, n. 3.
KING'S Printing-house, ii. 323, n. 2.
KINGS,
conversing with them, ii. 40, n. 3;
flattered at church and on the stage, ii. 234;
flatter themselves, ib.;
great kings always social, i. 442;
ill-trained, i. 442, n. 1;
Johnson ridicules them, i. 333;
minister, should each be his own, ii. 117;
oppressive kings put to death, ii. 170;
praises exaggerated, ii. 38;
reverence for them depends on their right, iv. 165;
resistance to them sometimes lawful, i. 424;
servants of the people, i. 321, n. 1;
'the king can do no wrong,' i. 423;
want of inherent right, iv. 170.
KINGSNORTON, i. 35, n. 1.
KINNOUL, Lord, ii. 211, n. 4.
KINVER, v. 455.
KIPPIS, Dr. Andrew,
edits _Biographia Britannica_, iii. 174;
his 'biographical catechism,' iv. 376;
mentioned, iv. 282; v. 88, n. 2.
KNAPTON, Messieurs, the booksellers, i. 183, 290, n. 2.
KNELLER, Sir Godfrey,
as a Justice of the Peace, iii. 237;
his portraits, iv. 77, n. 1.
KNIGHT, Captain, i. 378, n. 1.
KNIGHT, Joseph, a negro,
account of him, iii. 214, n. 1;
Cullen's answer, iii. 127;
Maclaurin's plea, iii. 86, 88;
Johnson offers a subscription, ib.;
interested in him, iii. 95, 101, 129;
_argument_, iii. 200, 202-3;
decision, iii. 212, 216, 219.
KNIGHTON, i. 132, n. 1.
KNITTING, iii. 242.
KNIVES not provided in foreign inns, ii. 97, n. 1.
KNOLLES, Richard, _Turkish History_, i. 100.
KNOTTING, iii. 242; iv. 284.
KNOWLE, near Bristol, i. 353, n. 2.
KNOWLEDGE,
all kinds of value, ii. 357;
desirable per se, i. 417;
desire of it innate, i. 458;
diffusion of it not a disadvantage, iii. 37, 333;
question of superiority, ii. 220;
two kinds, ii. 365.
See EDUCATION and LEARNING.
KNOWLES, Mrs., the Quakeress,
courage and friendship, on, iii. 289;
death, on, iii. 294;
Johnson, meets, in 1776, iii. 78;
in 1778, iii. 284-300;
her account of the meeting, iii. 299, n. 2;
describes his mode of reading, iii. 284;
liberty to women, argues for, iii. 286;
proselyte to Quakerism, defends a, iii. 298;
sutile pictures, her, iii. 299, n. 2.
KNOX, John, the Reformer,
Cardinal Beaton's death, v. 63, n. 3;
his 'reformations,' v. 6l;
burial-place, ib., n. 4;
set on a mob, v. 62;
his posterity, v. 63.
KNOX, John, bookseller and author, ii. 304, 306.
KNOX, Rev. Dr. Vicesimus,
_Boswell's Life of Johnson_, praises, iv. 391, n. 1;
Johnson's biographers, attacks, iv. 330, n. 2;
imitates his style, i. 222, n. 1; iv. 390;
Oxford, attacks, iii. 13, n. 3; iv. 391, n. 1;
popularity as a writer, iv. 390, n. 2.
KRISTROM, Mr., ii. 156.



L.

_Labefactation_, ii. 367.
LABOUR, all men averse to it, ii. 98-99; iii. 20, n. 1.
LABRADOR, iv. 410, n. 6.
LA BRUYÈRE. See BRUYERE.
LACE, a suit of, ii. 352.
_Laceration_, ii. 106; iii. 419, n. 1.
_Lactantius_, iii. 133.
LADD, Sir John. See LADE.
LADE, Sir John,
account of him, iv. 412, n. 1;
Johnson's advice to him about marriage, ii. 109, n. 2;
lines on him, iv. 413.
LADIES OF QUALITY, iii. 353.
LADY AT BATH, an empty-headed, iii. 48.
LAFELDT, battle of, iii. 251.
LAMB, Charles,
account of Davies's recitation, i. 391, n. 2;
Methodists saying grace, v. 123, n. 1;
no one left to call him Charley, iii. 180, n. 3.
LANCASHIRE, militia, i. 307, n. 4.
LANCASTER, Boswell at the Assizes, iii. 261, n. 2.
LANCASTER, Dr., Provost of Queen's College, Oxford, i. 61, n. 1.
LANCASTER, House of, iii. 157.
LAND,
advantage produced by selling it all at once, ii. 429;
entails and natural right, ii. 416;
investments in it, iv. 164; v. 232;
part to be left in commerce, ii. 428.
LAND-TAX in Scotland, ii. 431.
LANDLORDS,
leases, not giving, v. 304;
rents, raising, ii. 102;
right to control tenants at elections, ii. 167, 340;
Scotch landlords, high situation of, i. 409;
tenants, their dependancy, ii. 102;
difficulty of getting, iv. 164;
to be treated liberally, i. 462;
under no obligation, ii. 102.
LANDOR, W. S., Johnson's geographical knowledge, i. 368, n. 1.
LANG, Dr., ii. 312, n. 3.
LANGBAINE, Gerard, iii. 30, n. 1.
LANGDON, Mr., iii. 207, n. 3.
LANGLEY, Rev. W., ii. 324, n. 1; iii. 138; v. 430.
LANGTON, Bennet,
account of him, i. 247;
_acceptum et expensum_, iv. 362;
Addison and Goldsmith, compares, ii. 256;
Addison's conversation, iii. 339;
Aristophanes, reads, iv. 177, n. 3, 362;
Barnes's Maccaronic verses, quotes, iii. 284;
Beauclerk, his early friend, i. 248:
makes him second guardian to his children, iii. 420;
leaves him a portrait of Garrick, iv. 96;
birth and matriculation at Oxford, i. 247, n. 1, 337;
Blue stocking assembly, at a, v. 32, n. 3;
Boswell, letter to, iii. 424;
Boswell's obligations to him, ii. 456, n. 3;
Burke and Johnson, comparing Homer and Virgil, iii. 193, n. 3;
v. 79, n. 2;
Burke's wit, i. 453, n. 2;
carpenter and a clergyman's wife, anecdote of a, ii. 456, n. 3;
children, his, too much about him, iii. 128;
mentioned, ii. 146; iii. 89, 93, 104, 130;
Clarendon's style, praises, iii. 257;
coach, on the top of a, i. 477;
collection of Johnson's sayings, iv. 1-34;
daughters to be taught Greek, iv. 20, n. 2;
dinners and suppers at his house, ii. 259; iii. 279, 280, 338;
economy, no turn to, iii. 363, n. 2;
expenditure and foibles criticised, iii. 48, n. 4, 93, 104, 128, 222,
300, 315, 317, 348, 362, 379; iv. 362;
_frisk_, joins in a, i. 250;
Greek, knowledge of, iv. 8, n. 3;



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