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Lamb's Works. There still, honvever, remain a fe^iu compositions,
iijhich the Editor has been unable to trace. Mr. Crabb Robinson
speaks of a Fairy Tale, entitled" Prince Doris" nvhich Lamb shoived
to him. There ivas also an article on Keats' Poems, ^luhich "ap-
peared in some London Paper" ; luhile the Editor of the " Poetical
Recreations of the Champion^' ^^ regrets, that by mere oversight, er
rather mistake, several of the pointed Epigrams of ' R. et i?.' have
been omitted.''^ Lamb also alludes to some contributions to the
" Literary Pocket Book:'



INDEX.



Abercrombie, Misses, victims of

Wainwright, i. 99.
Abuse, mock heroic, specimen of

Lamb's, ii. 405.
Acrostics, vi. 330-334.
Acrostics, Lamb, 'leaving off business'

in, iii. 60.
Acting of Munden, on the, iii.

372.
Acting, principles of, (see also ' Stage

Illusion ') iii. 407.
Acting, principles of, iii. 349, 359,

362, 366, et seq. 372 ; iv. 193.
Actors on and off the stage, iv. 3.
Actors, the Old, v. 401.
Aders, C, to, vi. 415.
Adventures of Ulysses, v. 141 ;

published, i. 69.
Ainsworth, W. H., author of ' Rook-
wood,' i. 128.
'Albion,' the, newspaper, extinction

of, ii. 200.
Album Verses, vi. 315-329.
Album, verses in my own, vi. 322.
' Album, what is an?' verses, vi. 324.

'Alice W n,' iii. 191, 298, 425.

Allen, ' Bob,' i. 322, 419 ; iv. 83.

All Fools' Day, iii. 197.

AUsop's, Mr., description of Mary

Lamb's manner and tone of voice,

i. 228.
Alsager, i. 215.
Amicus Redivivus, iv. 61.
Amlet, Dick, iii. 393.
Anderson, Dr., and G. Dyer, i. 405 ;

ii. 163, 179.



Andr^, Major, iv. 6r.
Angel Help, vi. 395.
Ankles, 'jokes' on, iv. 80.
'Annuals' ridiculed, ii. 343.
Anthropophagi, jest as to, ii. 212.
Anti-Jacobin, the, attacks Lamb and

his friends, i. 44.
Antiquity, charms of, iii. 143.
'Antonio,' i. 54; first performance

of, V. 396.
Antonio, Prologue to, vi. 417.
Ape, The, vi. 438.
Applebee, acrostic on Caroline Maria,

vi. 330.
'Apple Dumplings,' Coleridge's test

of a pure mind, iii. 291.
' Aquin, Tom of,' ii. 412.
'Arcadians, Mild," &c., thought by

Lamb to be serious verses, IL

129.
Arundel castle, sweep at, iii. 312.
Ass, the, vi. 102.
Astraean allusion, iv. 435.
Asylum, lunatic, recommended, iu.

103.
Atheists, ii. 168.
Audiences, self-complacency of, iv,

222.
Aunt, Lamb's account of his, iii. 244,

334.
Aunts Funeral, Written on the

DAY OF MY, vi. 307.

Ayrton, Mr., i. 84.
Ayrton, to W., vi. 428.
Ayton, Mr., contributor to ' Th«
London Magazine,' i. 94 n.



INDEX.



471



Bachelor's, A, Complaint of the
Behaviour of Married People,

.iii- 336-
Bacon, Ben J on son on, iv. 4.

Ballad, A, &c., vi. 372.

Ballad, from the German, vi. 382.

Bank Clerk and the Beggar, story of,

iii- 325. 433-
Bankrupts, disquisition on, ii. 354.
Bannister, 'Jack,' sketch of, iii. 358,

360.

Barbara S , iv. 50.

Barbara S (Miss Kelly), ii. 148 ;

her story, iv. 430-1.
Barbauld, Mrs., effect of her works j

on children's literature, i. 420.
Barber, sketch of a, iv. 356 n.
Barnes, T. , account of, i. 197 ; his
appreciation of Kean, ib. ; specimens
of his theatrical criticism, 198 n. ;

discussion with Lamb on Dante and

Shakspeare, 199.
Barnwell, George, appeal to man-
agers on, iv. 197 n.
Barrenness of the Imaginative

Faculty in the Productions of

Modern Art, iv. 87.
Barrington, Daines, Bencher, iii. 281.
Barry, the painter, quotation from,

iv. 302.
Barton, B., and Fauntleroy, i. 313 ;

the ' Busy Bee,' ii. 328 ; criticisms

on his poems, ii. 344.
Barton, B., the Quaker poet, first ac-
quaintance with Lamb, i. 115.
Barton, B. , to, vi. 410.
Barton, Lucy, Album verses to, vi. 320.
Baskett Prayer Book, the, iii. 141 ;

vi. 7.
Battle's, Mrs., Opinions on

Whist, iii. 181, 426.
Beadle, the, vi. 121.
Beaumont and Fletcher criticised, iv.

233, 235, 248, 249, 250.
Beaumont and Fletcher's 'Wife for a

Month,' specimen of, i. 314 ; ' Pa-

lamon and Arcite,' 315.
Beggars, iii. 316 ; of London, iii. 320,

323-
Bell, Peter, skit on, ii. 131.
Benger, Miss (or ' Benjay ') scene

with, i. 410.
Bensley on Malvolio, iii. 348



Betham, Miss, her collection of

Lamb's jests, i. 256 ; her Vignettes

praised, ii. 60.
Bethams, the 'measureless,' iii. 68.
Betty, Master, Lamb going to see,

iii. 440.
' Bigod,' R. (Fenwick), iii. 167.
Billet, Mr., a poor relation, his story,

iii. 396.
Binding, iii. 400.
Bird, Lamb's master, i. 6 n.
Birthday Thought, A, vi. 455.
Blacket, widow (the gentle giantess),

V. 417.
Blakesmoor in H shire, iii.

384-
Blakesware described, iii. 438.
Blank Verse, vi. 301-314.
Bloomfield, his ' Farmer's Boy, ' ii. 189.
Boldero (Leigh Hunt), iii. 426.
Bookbinder, Lamb's cousin, story of,

iii. 122 ; death, iii. 37.
Book borrowers, ii. 117.
Books borrowed, iii. 169.
Books that are 'no books," iii. 399 ;

better worn and thumbed, 401 ;

where to read, 403.
Borrowers, iii. 165.
Bourne, V. ; his 'dog's epitaph," iii.

321.
Bourne, V., Translations from,

vi. 340.
Bowles, i. 310 ; the God of Coleridge"s

idolatry, i. 352.
Bowring, Sir J. , his contributions to

' The London Magazine,' 1. 94 n.
' Boyer, Jimmy,' his death, ii. 15 ;

at Christ's Hospital, iii. 160, 423.
Boys at Play, iii. 216.
B[raham], the Singer, iii. 226 ; his

declaration of Faith, vi. 145.
Brooke, Lord, criticised, iv. 228, 248.
Browne, Sir T. , iii. 220.
Brutons, Lamb's visit to the, iii. 255.
Buckhurst, Lord, criticised, iv. 240.
Bully, that a, is always a coward

(Popular Fallacies), iv. 133.
Buncle, John, praise of, i. 381.
Bungay, droll name for a town, iii.

64.
Bunyan, J,, how he should be prmted,

ii. 342.
Burial Societies, iv. 325.



472



INDEX.



Burnet's 'Own Times,' criticism on,
ii. 174.

Burney, Admiral, i. 215 ; iv. 104.

Burney, E., his Valentine, iii. 242.

Burney, Martin, his oddities, ii. 275 ;
on a visit at Hazlitt's, i. 68 and n.

Burney, M., sonnet to, vi. 299.

Burns, bad life of, by Currie, i. 393.

Burrell, Miss, i. 84 ; praised, vi. 203.

Burton, curious fragments
FROM, iv. 278.

Burton's Anatomy, modern editions
' heartless,' iii. 402.

Bye, Tommy, his mishaps, ii. 249.

Byron, Lord, Lamb's want of sym-
pathy with, i. 268 ; iii. 46 ; his
letter to Bernard Barton, i. 116.

C , Lord (Camelford), his inter-
ment, iii. 303.
Caledonian compartment m Hades,

Coleridge's idea, vi. 160.
Candide, Voltaire's, iii. 405.
Candlelight, reading by, iv. 164.
Captain Jackson, iv. 29.
Carlyle, Thomas, his contributions to

' The London Magazine,' i. 94 n.
Cary, Rev. H. F., his contributions

to ' The London Magazine,' i. 94 ;

lines on the volume lent to Lamb,

i. 218 ; Lamb's dinners with,

i. 147.
Catechist, the Young, vi. 400.
Celebrated Female Performer,

TO a, vi. 296.
Chambers. Mr., a relation of Mrs.

Reynolds, i. 324.
Chapman, G. , criticised, iv. 232.
Characters of Dramatic

Writers Contemporary with

Shakspeare, iv. 213.
Chatterly, Mrs., vi. 214.
Child-Angel, The, a Dream, iv.

126.
Childhood, vi. 301.
Children, on, iii. 340.
Chimney-Sweepers, The Praise

of, iii. 307.
Christening, The, vi. 398.
Christie, Mr., his duel with Mr. J.

, Scott, i. 92.

Christmas Day, written on, vi.
310.



Christmas-time, Lamb's sketch of, ii.
281.

Christ's Hospital boy, filial trait of,
iii- 153-

Christ's Hospital, explanation of allu-
sions to, iii. 423.

Christ's Hospital Five and
Thirty Years Ago, iii. 148 ; life
in, ib.

Christ's Hospital, Recollec-
tions of, iv. 170 ; origin of Essay,
iv. 439.

Christ's Hospital scholar, tone of his
character, iv. 172.

Clarke, Mrs., ii. 238.

Clarke, Mrs. Cowden, her description
of the manner of Charles and Mary
Lamb to each other, i. 239.

Clarksons, the, i. 414.

Clergyman's lady, a, album verses to,
vi. 317.

Clergymen saying Grace, iii. 287.

Clerk, The Good, vi. 87.

Clerks in the South Sea House
described, iii. 131-139.

Coastguard's life, iv. 17.

Ccelebs, Lines on, vi. 425.

Colebrooke Row Cottage described,
ii. 295.

Coleridge, at the 'Salutation' Tavern,
i. 13 n. ; publishes his poems with
Lamb and Lloyd, i. 35 , at Lamb's
suppers, i. 78 ; his last days, i. 213 ;
his affection for Charles and Mary
Lamb ; inscription in the ' Sibylline
Leaves,' ib. ; his lines on Lamb,
'The Lime Tree Bower," ib. ;
Lamb's tribute to, written in Mr.
Keymer's volume, i. 285 ; criticisms
on his 'Monody,' ' Pi.vies,' and
other poems, i, 305 ; his ' Dactyls '
])arodicdby Lamb, i. 318 ; his fitful
changes of plan, i. 332; rallied by
Lamb on his ' Epitaph on an In-
fant,' i. 345 ; Tragedy suggested by
Sheridan, i. 379 ; ' Theses ' sent to,
by Lamb, i. 390 ; Latin letter of
Lamb's to, i. 415 ; publishes ' The
Friend,' ii. 3 ; his MS. note that he
was ' dying,' in 1807, ii. 25 ; ill-
ness of, ii. 67 ; praise of his
' Ancient Mariner,' ii. 73 ; his
tragedy, ii. 117 ; his ' Kubia



INDEX.



473



Khan,' ii. 129 ; leaving off laud-
anum, ii. 129; 'going to turn
sober,' ii. 158 ; praise of, ii. 175 ;
his Hexameters, iii. 63 ; at Christ's
Hospital, iii. 149 ; Talfourd's
account of, i, 207 ; his death,
i. 145 ; ii. 419 n.

Coleridge, Miss, her translations, ii.
286.

Collier, Jeremy, his idea of Shak-
speare, vi. 196.

'Comberbatch,' [Coleridge,] iii. 169.

Comedy, Artificial, of the Last
Century, on the, iii. 361.

Commendatory Verses, vi. 335.

Complaint, A, of the Decay of
Beggars in the Metropolis, iii.
316.

Comptroller of Stamps, effect of office
of, on Lamb, ii. 127 ; Lamb's droll
behaviour to, i. 248 n.

Congreve, the principle of his come-
dies, iii. 365.

Conrady, Mrs., description of, iv.

145-
Convalescent, The, iv. 19.
Cornwall, Barry, to, vi. 336.
Cornwall, IBarry (Mr. Procter), i.

8S-
Coronation, Song for, vi. 435.
Correspondent, a Remarkable,

vi. 117.
Cottle, Amos, his funeral described,

i. 408 ; ii. 201.
Cottle, Joseph, iii. 44.
Cotton, his poem on ' the New year,"

iii. 179.
Country Life, desolation in, ii. 149.
Coventry, a Bencher, iii. 271, 275.
Cowley, A., criticised, iv. 255 ; lines

of quoted, iv. 429.
Cowper, to the Poet, vi. 312.
Crawford, Mrs., the actress, iv. 57 n.
Cribbage, on, iii. 184.
Crispin, St., to Mr. Gifford, vi.

436-
Criticism on a Friend's MS., vi.

182.
Cuique Suum, vi. 426.
Cumberland, the lakes, description

of, ii. 207.
Cunningham, Allan, his contributions

to ' The London Magazine,' i. 94 n.



Cupid's Reve.nge, v. 251.
Curious Fragments from Burton,
iv. 278.



Darley, G. , his contributions to 'The
London Magazine,' i. 94 n.

' Dash,' the dog, sketched, iii. 34, 37,
Lamb's subservience to, i. 132 n.

Daubeny, Miss, album verses to, vi.

327-
Davenport criticised, iv. 253.
David in the Cave of Adullam,

vi. 383-
Davies, T. , supposed to be the best

reader of Milton, iv. 190 n.
Dawe, George, ii. 398 ; his ' Samson '

described, ii. 253 ; Recollections

of, vi. 165.
Day, J., criticised, iv. 254.
Deaf and Dumb Artist, On a, vi.

347-
Deathbed, A, iv. 130.
Decker criticised, iv. 217, 224, 243.
Dedication of Poems to Coleridge,

vi. 250.
Defeat of Time, The, v. 272.
Defoe, criticism on, ii. 422.
Defoe, on the Secondary Novels

of, vi. 239.
Deformed Person is a Lord, that a,

(Popular Fallacies), iv. 141.
Deformity, the Danger of Con-
founding Moral v\?ith Per-
sonal, iv. 332.
Delphini, Signor, iv. 438.
Detached thoughts on Books

and Reading, iii. 399.
Devonshire, Duchess of, Coleridge's

lines on, i. 401.
Dialogue between a Mother

AND Child, vi. 371.
' Disputants, of two, the warmest is

generally in the wrong ' (POPULAR

Fallacies), iv. 139.
Dissertation, A, upon Roast Pig,

iii. 327.
Distant Correspondents, iii.

299.
Doctor at Islington described, iv.

63-
Dodd, the Actor, sketch of, iii. 353 ;
meeting with Jem White, 355 n.



474



INDEX.



Dog, Epitaph on a, vi. 344.

Dora W , album verses to, vi.

317-

' Dorrell, Old,' iii. 425.

Douglas, the Tomb of, vi. 405.

Dowton, sketch of, vi. 211.

Drama, operatic, wrongly attributed
to Lamb, v. 432.

Dramatists, old English, suggested
reprint of, iv. 257, 263.

Dream Children, iii. 294.

Dresses, stage principle of, iv. 212.

Drunkard, Confessions of a, v.
404 ; Elia on, v. 415.

Drury Lane Theatre, old entrance to,
iii. 259 ; plays at, iii. 261, 346.

DUNSTAN, SirJeffery, vi. 112.

D'Urfey, J., criticised, iv. 256.

Dyer, G. , ii. 402 ; his supposed
affront to Rogers, iii. 4 ; his failing
sight. Lamb on, iii. 5 ; his ideas
on handwriting, 6 ; residuary
legatee of Lord Stanhope, iii. 15 ;
at O.xford, iii. 144 ; his absence
of mind, iii. 146 ; walks into the
New River, ii. 270 ; suppressed
passages relating to, iii. 419 ;
amende to, 421 ; his walking into
the New River (Amicus Redivivus),
iv. 61, 433 ; offended by some
freedoms of Lamb's, i. 141 n ;
Talfourd's sketch of, i. 165 ; Crabb
Robinson's, i. 168; verses on Christ's
Hospital, iv. 186; proposed volumes
of poetry and criticism, humorous
description of, i. 403, 406 ; further
traits of, ii. 38 ; legacy to, ii. 54 ;
his marriage, ii. 65 ; 'his ideas as to
books of poetry, ii. 133 ; scene
with Dr. Anderson, ii. 163 ; on
the drama, ii. 165 ; his poems, ii.
171, 177 ; Dr. Anderson, ii. 179 ;
sketch of, ii. 187 ; his idea of Cam-
bridge, ii. 188 ; his preface, ii.
197.

Ears, a Chapter on, iii. 190.
East winds, &c., effect of, ii. 325.
Edax on .Appetite, iv. 363.
Edith, S , album verses to, vi.

318.
Elia, a Character of the Late,

v. 424.



Elia, Bridget (Mary I^amb), iii. 252,

iv. 119.
Elia, Essays, how published, iii. 417 ;

an injunction threatened by Taylor,

ii. 372 ; payment delayed for,

ii. 284.
Elia, Essays of, iii. 129.
Elia, Letter to R S , (The

Tombs in the Abbey), vi. 69.
' Elia,' proper pronunciation of the

word, i. 89 n. ; origin of the signa-
ture, iii. 417.
Elia, The Last Essays of, iii. 375 ;

continued, iv. i.
Elia to his Correspondents, vi.

66.
' Elia, who is?' iii. 140 ; analysis of

his thoughts, iii. 175 ; pretends to

be dead, iii. 438.
EUiston, Sketches of, iii. 412, iv. i.

425-
Elliston, To the Shade of, iii.

412.
Ellistoniana, iv. i.
Elton, Mr., his contributions to ' The

London Magazine," i. 94 n.
Enfranchisement from work, feelings

on, ii. 145, 147, 436.
Epigrams, Lamb's taste for, i. 73.
Epigrams, written in the late reign,

vi. 434.
Epilogue to ' The Wife," vi. 421.
Epitaph at Thames Ditton, ii. 88.
Epitaph on a Young Lady, vi. 409.
Evans, fellow clerk of Lamb's, i. 310 ;

iii. 129.
Evans, Mr. W., proprietor of 'The

Pamphleteer,' i. 75.
Existence no Blessing, vi. 349.

Faces, The Old Familiar, vi. 365.
Fairfax, his ' Godfrey of Bouillon '

secured for half-a-crown, i. 376.
' Fair-haired Maid, the,' i. 23.
Falstaff's Letters reviewed, vi.

217.
' Familiar Faces, the Old,' suppressed

lines in, i. 28 n.
Family Name, The, Sonnet, vi. 291.
Fanshavve, criticised, iv. 258.
Favell, his story, iii. 393, 423.
Fell, Lamb's ' friend and co-drinker,'

ii. 256.



INDEX.



475



Female Orators, The, vi. 348.
Fenwick, ii. 256, 268 ; iii. 14 ; iv. 84.
Fenwick, the ' Bigod ' of Elia, i. 51 n.
Field, Barron, i. 215 ; his account of

the dinner at Talfourd's, i. 217 ;

iii. 14, 432.
Field, Rev. M., at Christ's Hospital,

iii. 158.
First-fruits of Australian

Poetry reviewed, vi. 225.
Fitzwater, iv. 253 n.
Fletcher, ' The Faithful Shepherdess,'

appeal for, iii. 115.
Flowers, verses on, vi. 406.
Ford, J., criticised, iv. 224, 247 ;

grandeur of his ' Broken Heart,' iv.

227.
•Forger, the guilty,' used for ' hand,'

i. 310.
Forster, Mr. J., makes the round of

London prisons with Dickens, i.

113 ; Lamb's affection for, 216 ;

at Mary Lamb's funeral, 236 ; his

biographical memoir of Lamb, 276 ;

' the Pym praiser," iii. 69 ; his death,

iii. 78.
Fountain, J., criticised, iv. 264.
Fountains in the Temple Garden, iii.

274.
Fox, G. , the Quaker, iii. 205.
Fragment, vi. 411.
Fragments, vi. 196.
French Teacher, Verses in Album of,

vi. 323.
Friend, To a, on his Marriage,

vi. A03.
Friends, The Three, vi. 358.
' F., the oilman,' Lamb's godfather,

iii. 260.
Frend, Mr., ii. 165.
Fuller, Specimens from the

Writings of, iv. 267.
Fuller, on Negroes, iii. 227.
Fulton, A., his epigrams, vi. 199.
F L , Album verses to, vi.

325.
FField], Mrs., Acrostic on, vi. 334.
F[ield], E., Acrostic on, vi. 334.

Game from the Cambridge scullion,

ii. 219.
Game, ' old bachelor ' presents of, ii.

115, 154, 179.



Game, Thoughts on Presents of.

vi. 162.
Gardener, drunken, sketch of, ii. 296.
Gardens, Marvell's, verses on, iii.

273-
Garrick, absurd verses on, iv. 189 ;

not an admirer of Shakspeare, iv.

202.
Garrick Plays, notes on, iv. 252.
Gebir, Lamb's relish for, iv. 426.
Gebor, Landor's 'quasi gibberish,'

i'- 53-

Genius and Character of Ho-
garth, ON the, iv. 287.

Genteel Style in Writing, The,
iv. 44.

'Gentleman, no' (POPULAR Falla-
cies), iv. 135.

Giantess, the Gentle, v. 417, 432.

GifTord, W., his attack on Lamb's
' Specimens,' i. 70, ii. 97 ; his letter
in vindication, i. 71 n. ; lines on,
vi. 436.

Gillman, Mr., qucsre ' Killman,' ii.
129.

Gilpin, Mrs., riding to Edmonton, vi.
119.

Gipsy's Malison, sonnet, vi. 298.

Godlike, The, vi. 432.

Godwin, Appeal for, vi. 184.

Godwin, Lamb's first meeting with,
i. 47 ; friendship with, 48 ; imitates
passage in ' John Woodvil ' for the
work of one of the old dramatists,
49 ; his 'Antonio,' 53 ; sketch of,
1^3 ; a man of 'two beings,' 174;
his carelessness as to money, 175 ;
on a visit to Grattan, 393 ; his
' Antonio ' Prologue, ii. 191 ; ac-
count of play, 193 ; iii. 114 ; v. 396.

Godwin, Mrs., ii. 209, 215, 238, 265 ;
her choice of illustrations for the
' Tales from Shakspeare, ' ib.

Going or Gone, vi. 393.

Gooch, Dr., supposed writer of the
Quarterly articles whic'n offended
Lamb, i. 119 n.

Grace after other things besides meat,
ii. 363.

Grace Before Meat, iii. 285.

Grandame, Lamb's sketch of Mrs.
Field, iii. 294.

Grandame, The, vi. 301.



470



INDEX.



'Grecians,' iv. i8i.

GrcL^ory, Dr., i. 412.

Gutch, Mr. M., of Christ's Hospital,

offers Lamb a home, i. 392.
Guy Fawkes, Hazlitt on, vi. i.
Guy Fawkes, on the Probable

Effects of the Gunpowder

Treason, vi. i.

' H., Mr.,' a farce, v. 332.

' H., Mr.,' brought to the manager
by Mary Lamb, i. 63 n. ; account
of the performance, ib. ; anticipa-
tions of, ii. 81 ; its failure described
by Lamb, ii. 85 ; ii. 261.

H., TO T. L., vi. 380

Hamlet, mode of interpreting, iv.
196.

'Handsome is, &c.,' fallacy of, iv.
144.

Hanged, On the Inconveniences
resulting from being, iv. 341.

Hanging, speculations as to, ii. 314.

Harmony in Unlikeness, vi. 294.

Harrow Church, sketch of, ii. loi.

Harwood, Fuller on, iv. 273.

Hastings, praise of, ii. 294 ; sketch
of, iii. 41.

Hathaway, steward of Christ's Hos-
pital, his death, iv. 175 n.

Haydon, B. R., the painter, account
of, i. 201 ; his dinner to Words-
worth and Lamb, i. 247 n. ; his
picture, praise of, iii. 104.

Haydon, Latin Verses to, vi. 414 ;
Translation of the same, vi.
414.

Hazlitt, W., introduced to Lamb, and
paints his portrait, i. 59 ; his account
of Lamb s suppers, i. 81 n.; his contri-
butions to ' The London Magazine,'
94 n. ; death, i. 140 ; sketch of, i.
179 ; his admiration for Napoleon,
i. 185 ; Lamb the only one of his
old associates at his funeral, i, 284 ;
scene at his Lectures, i. 193 ; his
illness, and demand for assistance
from Jeffrey, i. 195 ; Lamb ' like to
be turned out ' at his marriage, ii.
59, instance of his strange be-
haviour, ii. 78 ; his criticism of the
' Excursion,' and vindication of
Voltaire, ii. 92 ; lecturing against



Wordsworth, ii. 126; attacks on

Sir P. Sydney, iv. 76 ; on Guy

Fawkes, vi. i.
Helen, vi. 370.
Helen, High-born, by Mary Lamb,

404.
Hercules Pacificatus, vi. 352.
Here and Hereafter, speculation on,

iii. 118.
Hester, vi. 357.
' Hetty,' her death, i. 394.
Heywood, T. , quoted, iii. 221 n. ;

criticised, iv. 220, 245, 260.
Hissing, account of, ii. 232.
Hissing at Theatres, Custom of,

vi. 57-

Hoaxing letter on rheumatic pains,
iii. 30.

Hogarth explained and criticised, iv.
287.

Holcroft, account of the failure of his
play, ii. 225 ; his paintings, 258 ;
his death, 236.

Holcroft, Miss, her marriage, ii.
382.

Holcroft, T., praise of, vi. 78 ; de-
fence of, vi. 81.

Holland House, evenings at, i. 149 ;
compared with Lamb's supper
parties, i. 156 ; Macaulay's descrip-
tion of, ib. n.

' Home is home,' etc. (Popular
Fallacies), iv. 150.

Hone, W. , his distress, and subscrip-
tions for, ii. 66 ; letter to, on the
Garrick I'lays, iv. 252 ; verses to,

vi- 337-
Hood, "T., his contributions to 'The

London Magazine,' i. 94 n. ; de-
scription of party at, i. 127 n. ;

story about, iii. 76.
' Hook and L' Lamb's pun, ii. 234.
Hoole's translation of Tasso more

vapid than small beer, i. 357.
Hopkins, his present of brawn, ii.

220.
Horns, a Vision of, vi. 48.
' Horse, gift, not to be looked in the

mcuth,' (Popular Fallacies),

iv. 147.
Hospita on the Immoderate

Indulgence of the Pleasures

of the Pal.\te, iv. 359.



INDEX.



477



House, change of, iii. iiS.
Housekeeper, The, vi. 347.
Howard, iv. 265.
Hunt, Leigh, his lines on Lamb, i.

275 ; defence of, vi. 75.
Hunt, Thornton, night terrors, iii.

236.
Husbands estranged from old friends

by their wives, iii. 341.
Hypochondriacus, vi. 374.



Ill-gotten wealth never prospers

(Popular Fallacies), iv. 134.
Illustrious Defunct, The (the

Lottery), vi. 123.
Imperfect Sympathies, iii. 220.
India House East, clerks in, described,

iv. 428.
Indicator, The, to my Friend (L.

Hunt), vi. 339.
Indolence and Idleness, praise of, ii.

80.
Infant Dying, On an, as soon as

Born, lines on, vi. 396.
Infant Sleeping, On an, vi.

344-
Infants, speculations as to, ii.

320.
Inks, advantages of writing in two,

ii. 134.
Intruders, ii. 148.
Irving the Preacher, his dedication to

Coleridge, and courageous defence

of, ii. 147, 316, 418 ; iii. 22.
Isola, Charles, father of Emma, i.

126.
Isola, Emma, i. 126 ; ii. 273 ; her

marriage to Moxon, 143 ; iii. 57 ;

and Moxon's watch, ii. 406 ; album

verses for, vi. 328.



Jackson, the 'Omniscient,' iii. 282.
Jeffrey, Francis, his generosity to

Hazlitt, i. 195.
Jekyll, a Bencher, iii. 275.
Jews described, iii. 225.
Joan of Arc, Southey's, Lamb's

praises of, i. 299, 312.
Jonson, Ben, criticised, iv. 229,

248.
Johnson, S., the Whig, vi. 198.



Jordan, Mrs., sketch of, iii. 346,
'Joskins, Tlie, ' a name for Hereford-
shire bumpkins, ii. 250.
'Jovial Crew,' The, vi. 209.

Kean, Ed., persons who knew him,

iii. 73.
Kelly, Miss, at Bath, vi.

206.
Kelly, Miss, and C. Lamb, 127 n., ii.

318 ; her account of ' Barbara S. '

given to Mr. Charles Kent, iv. 431 ;

vi. 213 ; Sonnet to, vi. 288.
Kemble, J., i. 55 ; in C. Surface, iii.

370 ; formal courtesy, authors, iv.

204; and Godwin's 'Antonio,'

V. 396.
Kenney, a book-borrower, iii. 171 ;

Mrs. Kenney, daughter of Mercier,

iii. 425.
Kent, Charles, Mr., his edition of

Lamb's Works, iv. 431.
King's Boys at Christ's Hospital, iv.

182.
Kirk, criticised, iv. 264.
Knowles, J. S., i. 87 ; vi. 335.
Kydd, T., iv. 240.



Lady, acrostic on a, desiring an
epitaph, vi. 332.

Lamb, Charles. The date and
place of his birth, i. i ; enters
Christ's Hospital, 3 ; details of his
admission, 4 n. ; his character in
'Maria Howe,' 4 n. ; recollections
of, by Le Grice, 6 ; at school in
Fetter Lane, ib. n. ; leaves school
and enters the SoutL Sea House, 10 ;
his sobriquet of 'Guy,' ib. ; sup-
posed to have written the Dedica-
tion to White's Falstaff Letters, 11 ;
influence of Coleridge on his charac-
ter; meetings at the 'Salutation,' 13,
14, 15 ; his visits to the seat of the
Plumers", 17 ; why a Unitarian,
18 ; acquaintance with C. Lloyd,
20 ; living in Queen Street, Hol-
born, 22 ; Southey's account of the
menage, ib. n. ; first passions — the
' fair-haired ' maid — 23 ; commu-
nicates his Poems to Coleridge, who



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publishes them with his own, 25 ;
mistake of Talfourd as to the first
appearance, 25 ; Mrs. Lamb killed
by her daughter in a fit of insanity,
26, 325-6 ; takes his sister to live
with him, 31 ; his feelings a day
or two after the event, 327 ; assist-
ance from friends, and legacy, 329 ;
cost of supporting Mary Lamb at
the Asylum, 330 ; his argument with
Coleridge on the Divine Nature,
334-6 ; his longings to call back his
mother from the grave, 344 ; rallies
Coleridge on his ' Epitaph on an
Infant,' 345 ; playing cribbage with



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