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V.836.

Rockingham, Marqaess of, his char-
acteristics, vi. 73; parallel between
his paVty and the Bedfords, 73;
accepts the Treasaiy, 74; paboo-
ixes Burke, 75; proposaU of his
administration on the American
Stamp Act, 78 ; his dismissal,
88; his services, 88, 89; his mod-
eration towards the new ministrv,
93; his relation to Chatham, lOi;
advocated the independence of
the Uniteil 8tat4>«, 106; at the
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First Minister, 235; his adminis-
trotioD, 886, 237; his death, 237.

Rockinghams and Bedfords, parallel
between them, vi. 73.

Koe, Sir Thomas, iv. 273.

Kdhlllas, description of them, v. 29 ;
agreement between Hastings and
Surajah Dowlah for their subjuga-
tion, 30, 31.

Koland, Madame, iii. 43, v. 452, 453,
473.

Romans (the), exclusiveness of, i.
413-416; under Diocletian, com-
pared to the Chinese, 415, 416.

Romans and Greeks, aifllerence be-
tween, i. 287; in their treatment
of woman, 83, 84.

Roman Tale (a), fragments o^i. 1-
19; game, called Duodeciiii Scrip-
ts, 4, note ; name for the highest
throw on the dice, 13, rufte.

Home, ancient, bribery at, iii. 421 ;
civil convulsions in, contracted
with thoito in Greece, i. 180, 190;
lileraturu of, vi. 347-:U9.

Rome, Church of, its encroaching
dispo8ition, iii. 295,296; its policy,
308 ; its antiquitjr, iv. 301 ; see
nbo Church ot Rome.

Rooke, Sir George, his capture of
Gibraltar, iii. 110; his tight with
a French squadron near Malaga,
110; his return to England, 110.

Rosamond. Addison's opera of, v. 361.

Roundheads (the), their literature, i.
234; their successors in the reign
of (^ofge I. turned courtiers, vi.
4.

Rousseau, his sufTerings, ji. 965;
Horace Walpole's opinion of him,
iii. 156.

Rowe, his verses to the CHiloe of Hol-
land House, V. 412.

Roral Society ^the), of Literature, i.
^29.

Royalists (the), of the time of Charles
l.j i. 2^7; many of them true
IViends to the Constitution, 483;
some of the most eminent formerly
in opposition to the Court, ii. 471.

Royalists, Constitutional, in tne reign
of Charles I., ii. 471, 481.

Rumford, Countj i. 147.
Rupert, Prince, ii. 493; his encounter
with Hampden at Chalgrove, 493.

'Russell, Lora, i. 526; his conduct in
the new council, iv. 96; his death,
90.



Russia and Poland, diffusioii of
wealth in, as compared with £ag-
land, i. 182.

Rutland, Earl of, his character, iii
411, 412.

Ruyter, Admiral de, iy. 51.

Rymer, ii. 417.



Sacheverell. Dr., his impeachment
and conviction, iii. 180, y. 862, ^i
121.

Sackyille, the Earl of, (16th century,)
iii. 86, IV. 261.

Sackville. Lord George, vi. 13.

Sadler, Mr., his Law of Population
reviewed, ii. 214-249; his style,
214, 215, 270, 305, 306; specimen
of his verse, 215; the spirit of his
work, 216, 217, 220, 270, 306; his
objections to the Doctrines of
Malthus, 217, 218, 222, 228, 244,
271, 272; answer to them, 219,
221; his hiw stated, 222; docs not
understand the meaning of the
words in which it is stated, 224-
226, 278, 279; his law proved tu
be not true, 226,227, 231-238, 280-
295 ; his views injurious to tlie caus^
of religion, 228-230; attempts t(
prove that the increase of popula-
tion in America is chiefly owing to
immigration, 238, 239, 845-249,
refutes himself, 239, 240; his views
«pon the fecundity of the Engli.«h
peers, 240, 241, 298-304; reAita-
tion of these arguments, 241-243 ;
his general characteristics, 249 ; his
Refutation refuted, 26^-306; mis-
understands Paley's arguments,
273, 274; the meaning of* the ori-
gin of evil," 274-278; ami th«»
principle which he has himself
laid down, 295-298.

St. Denis, y. 484.

St Dennis and St. George-iii-lh«
Water, parishes of, imaginary law-
suit between, i. lOO-lll.

St Ignatius. See Loyola.

St John. Henry, his accession to
power in 1712, iii. 130, 141 ; fee
also BolinffbroKe, Loi^d.

St. John, Oliver, counsel against
Charies L's writ for ship-money,,
ii. 457, 464; made Solicitor-Gen-
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St. l/ouis, his persecution of heretics,
iii. 421.

Si. Ma Iocs, ships burnt in the harbor
of, iii. 244.

St. Patrick, iii. 244.

St. Simon, iii. 61.

St. Thomas, bland of, vi. 381-383.

Saintes, v. 610.

Haliust, characteristics of, as a his-
torian, i. 404-406; his conspiracy

- of Catiline luis rather the air of a
clever party-{Arophlet, than of a
history, 404 ; grounds for question-
ing t6e reality of the conspiracy,
40o; his character and genius, iii.
337.

Salmasius, Milton*s refutation of, L
248.

Salvator Rosa, y. 347.

Saiuiion, Agonistes, i. 215.

San Marino, visited by Addison, y.
346.

Sandwich, Lord, his conduct in re-
spect to the persecution of NVilkes,
vi. 60.

Sanscrit, v. 28, 98.

" Satan,** Robert Montgomery's, ii.
210.

Satire, the only indigenous growth
of Roman literature, yl. 348.

Savage, Richard, his character, vi.
186; his life by Johnson, 187, 214.

Savile, Sir George, vi. 73.

Savonarola, iv. 316.

Saxony, its elector the natural head
of the Protestant party in Ger-
many, iv. 328 ; its persecution of
the Calvinists, 329; invasion by
the Catholic party in German}',
337.

Schism, cause of, in England, iv.
334.

Schitab Roy, v. 23, 24.

8chwellenl>erg, Madame, her posi-
tion and character, v. 283, 284, 293,
297.

8i ience, political, progress of, iii. 271,
279,334.

S(india, origin of the House of, v.
59.

Biotland, cruelties of James II. in,
iii. 306, 311; esUblishment of the
Kirk in, 322, iv. 159; her progress
in wealth and intelligence owing
to Protestantism, iii. 340; inca-
pacity of its natives to hold land
m England even after the Union
vi. 366.



Scots (the), effects of their resislanrt
to Charles I., ii. 460. 461; ill feel-
ing excited against them bv Bute's
elevation to power, vi. 39, lO; ih^ir
wretched condition in the High-
land, and Fletcher of Saltoun^s
views upon it, 388, 389.

Scott, Major, his plea in defence of
Hastings, v. 105, his influence,
106; his challenge to Burke, 114.

Scott, Sir Walter, i. 435, relative
*• correctness " of his poetry, iL
338; his Duke of Buckingham (in
**PeveriP*), 358; ScoUicisms in
his works, v. 342; value of his
writings, i. 428; pensioned b^
Earl Grey, vi. 261.

Sea, mjrsterious horror of it enter*
tained by the natives of India^v.
65.

Seas, Liberty of the, Bar^re^s work
upon, V. 5 12.

SedJev, Sir Charles, iv. 353.

Self-denying ordinance (the), i. 496.

Seneca, * his work " On Auger,"
iii. 437; his claims as a philoso-
pher, 438; his work on natural
philosophy, 442; the Baconian
system in reference to, 478.

Sev^jee, founder of the Mahratts
empire, v. 59.

Seven Years' War, v. 217-245.

Seward, Mr., v. 271.

Sforza, Francis, i. 286.

Shaftesbury, Lord, allusion to, i.
208; iv. 13; his character, 81-89;
contrasted with Halifax, 90.

Shakspeare, allusion to, 1. 206, in
36; one of the most "* correct**
poets, ii. 337; relative *' correct-
ness ** of his Troilus and Cressida,
338; contrasted with Byron, 359;
Johnson *s edition of, 417, vL 199-
202; his conceits, 1.342; his super-
lative merits, 345, 346; his bom-
bast, 361; his fiuries* songs,
364.

Shaw, the Lifeguardsman, y. 357.

Shebbeare, Bute's patronage of, vL
40.

Shelbume, Lord, Secretary of State
in Chatham's second administra-
tion, vi. 91; his dismissal, 100;
heads od^ section of the opposi-
tion to North, 233; made IHrat
Lord of the Treasury, 2-37; hit
quarrel with Fox, 239 ; his nwig-
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Shelkr, Percy Bysshe, ii. 267, vi.
350.

Sheridan, Rtchaid Brinslcy, iv. 389;
his speech against Hastings, v.
121; his encouragement to Miss
Bumey to write for the sta^, 273;
hia MR'asm against Pitt, vi. 240.

Sheridan and Oongreve, effect of
their works upon the Comedy of
England, i. 295; contrasted with
Shakspeare, 295.

Ship-monej', question of its legality,
il. 457, »eq.

Shiew«bur\', Duke of, v. 397.

Sidinouth,' Lord. See Addington,
Hrnry.

Sienna, cathedral of, v. 349.

Sii^ismund of Sweden, iv. 329.

Si lilts Italicus, v. 357.

Simonidesj his speculations on nata-
nil religion, iv. 302.

Sismondi, M., i. 434; hia remark
about Dante, 58.

Sixtus v., iv. 324.

Skinner Cvriac, i. 202.

Shive-trade, vi. 259.

Shivery in Athens, i. 189; in Sparta,
190; in the West Indie^ vi. 303-
830; its origin there, 304, 305; its
legal rights there, 305-410; par-
allel between slavery there and in
other countries, 311 ;* its effects up-
on religion, 311-313: upon public
opinion and morals, 314-320; who
are the zealots for, 320, 321 ; their
foolish threats, 322; effect of^ upon
commerce, 32:^-325; impunity of
its advocates, 325, 326; its danger,
328; and approaching doMmmll,
329 ; defended in Major Moo-
dy's report, 364, 373, 374; Its ap-
proval by Fletcher of Saltoun,
388,389.

Smalridge, Geoiige, vi. 121, 122.

Sniitli, Adam, iv. 286.

Smollett, hisjudgment on T/ord Car-
ters, iii. 188; his satire on the
Duke of Newciistle. 194.

Social contract, iv. 182.

Society, Mr. Southey*8 Colloquies
on, reviewed, ii. 132.

Societv, Koyal,(tbe), of literature, I.
20-^; its absurdity,^; dangers
to be apprehended ftt>m it, 20-23 ;
cannot oe impartial, 21, 22; fool-
ishness of its svstcni of prizes, 23,
24 ; Dartmoor the tiret subject pro-
posed by it for a prize, 24: has
vol- VI. 21



never published a prize composi-
tion, 25; apologue illustrating its
consequences, ^l»-29.

Socrates, the tint martvr of intel-
lectual libertv, iii. 350; his vievrs
of the uses of astronomy, 452; his
reasoning exactly the reasoning of
Paley^s Natural Theology, 541, iv.
303; his dialogues, i. 384.

Soldier, citizen, (a), different Arom a
mercenary, i. 64, 187.

Somers, l^rd Chancellor, his en-
couragement of literature, v. 837 ;
procures a pension (or Addison,
338; made Lord President of the
Council, 362.

Somerset, .the Protector, as a pro-
moter of the English Reformation,
i.452; his faU, iu. 396.

Somerset, Duke of, v. 415.

Sonnets, Milton*s, i. 233, Petrarch's,
i. 93-95.

Sophocles and the Greek Drama, I.
217.

Soul, iv. 303.

Soult, Marsha], reference to, vi.
67.

Southampton, Earl of, notice of, iii.
384.

Southcote, Joanna, iv. 336.

Southern and Northern countries,
difference of moral feeling in, i.
285.

Southey, Robert, review of his Collo-
quies on Society, ii. 132; his char-
acteristics, 132, 1.34; his poetry pre-
ferable tc^his prose, 136; his lives
of Nelson and John Wesley, 136,
137; his Peninsular War, 137; his
Book of the Church, 137; his po-
litical system, 140; plan of his
present work, 141; his opinions
regarding the manufacturing sys-
tem, 146 ; his political econo-
mv, 151, ieq. ; tlie national debt.
153-156 ; his theorv of the basis of
government, 158; liis remarks on
public opinion, 159, 160; his view
of the Catholic claims, 170; his
ideas on the prospects of society,
172, 173; his prophecies respecting
the Corporation and Tet$t Acts,
and the removal of the Catholic
diiuibilitieft, 173; his observations
on the condition of the people in
the 16th and 19th centuries, 174;
his arguments on national wealth.
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Bunjan's Pi]grim*8 Progress, 260;
$ee al$o Biumui.

South Sea Bubble, iii. 300.

Spain, ii. 488; review of Lord Ma-
hon's War of the Succession in, iii.
75; her state under Philip, 79; her
literature during the 16th century,
80; her state a centnir later, 81;
effect produced on her by bad gov-
- emment, 85 ; by the Reformation,
87; her disputed succession, 88,
91; the Partition Treaty, 92, 93;
conduct of the French towards
her, 93; how affected by the death
of Charles, 98, mm.; designation
of the War of the Spanish Succes-
sion, iv. 388; no conversions to
Protestantism in, 348.

Spanish and Swiss soldiers in the
time of Machiavelli, character of,
i. 307.

Sparre, the Dutch general, iii. 107.

S|>arta, her power, causes of its de-
cline, i. 155, note ; defeated when
she coased to possess, alone of the
Greeks, a permanent standing
army, ib.; Mr. Milford's prefer-
ence of over Athens, 181 ; her only
really great men, 182; character-
istics other government, 183, 184;
her domestic institutions, 184, 185;
character of some of her leading
mnn, 185; contrasted with Athens,
186, 187; slavery in, 190.

Spectator (the), notices of it, v. 38&-
389, 397.

Spelling of proper names*i. 173.

Spencer, Lord, First Lord of the Ad-
miralty^ vi. 277.

Spenser, ii. 251, 252; his allegory, i
75.

Spirits, Milton*s, materiality of them,
i. 227.

Spurton, Dr., ii. 494.

Spy, police, character of, v. 519,
520.

Stafford, Lord, incident at his exe-
cution, iii. 300.

Stamp Act, disaffection of the Amer-
ican colonii i on account of it, vi.
78; iU repeal, 82. 83.

Stanhope, Eari of, iii. 201.

Stanhope, General, iii. 115; com-
mands in Spain (1707), 125, 126.

Star Chamber, ii. 459; its abolition,
468.

Staremberg, the imperial general in
Spain (in 1707), iii. 125, 128.



States, best ^venunent of, L IM

Statesmanship, contrast of the Span*
ish and Dutch notions of, iv. 36,
36.

Statesmen, the character of, greatiT
affected by that of the times, 1.
531; character of the firHt genera-
tion of professed statesmen that
England produced, iii. 342*348.

SUte Trials, iii. 298, 302, 325, 427.

Steele, v. 366; his character, 369;
Addison*s treatment of him, 370;
his origination of the Tatler, 374;
his subsequent career, 384, 3tt,
401.

Stephens, Jame^L his Slavery in tba
British West Indies reviewed, vk
303-330; character of the work,
303^ 304 ; his parallel betwees
their slave laws and those of other
countries, 311; has disposed of the
arguments in its favor, 313.

Stoicism, comparison of that of tb«
Bengalee with the European, v. 19
20.

Strafford, Eari of, i. 457; his charac-
ter as a statesman, 460: bill of atp
tainder against him, 462; his char
acter, ii. 454 ; his impeachment
attainder, and execution, 468; de
fence of the proceedings agams
him, 470.

Strawberrv Hill, iii. 146, 16L

Stuart. Dugald, I 142.

^ Sublime ** (the). I.K>nginus on, i.
142; Burke and Du^d Stewart
on^ 142.

Subsidies, foreign, in the time of
Charies II., i. 523.

Subsidizing foreign powers, Pitt*s
aversion to, iii. §31.

Succession in Spain, war of the, Ui.
75; see aiW) Spain.

Sugar, its cultivation and profits, vi
395, 396, 403.

Suiah Dowlah, Nabob Vizier of
Oude, v. 28; his flight, 32; hit
death, 85.

Sullivan, Mr., chairman of the East
India Company, his character, .v.
265; his relation to Cli\*c, 27a

Sunderiand, Eari of, iii. 201; Secre-
tary' of State, V. 362; appointed
Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, 399;
reconstructs the ministry in 1717,
413

Supernatural beings, how to be rep-
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Bapendti'tiu ioKtance of, in the 19th
oentury, iv. 307.

Supremo Court of Calcutta, account
of, V. 46.

Burmjah Dowlah^ Viceroy of Bengal,
his character, iv. 231; the monster
of the *" Black Hole,'* 232 ; his
flight and death, 246-251 ; investi-
l^tiou hy the House of Commons
into the circumstances of his depo-
sition, 28^290.

Surinam, the Maroons of, vi 386-
388.

8 ^eden, her part in the Triple Alli-
ance, iv. 41; her relations to Ca-
tholicism, 329.

Swift, Jonathan, his position at Sir
William Temple*Sj iv. 101; in-
stance of his imitation of Addison,
V. 332 ; his relations with Addison,
309; joins the Tories. 400; his
verses upon Bo^le, vi. 118, 119.

Swiss and Spanish soldiefs in the
time of Machiavelli, character of,
i.307.

Sydney. Algernon, t 525 ; his re-
proach on the scaffold to the sher-
iffs, iii. 327.

Sydney, Sir Philip, iii. 36.

Syllogistic process, analysis of, by
Aristotle, iii. 473.

T.

Tacitus, characteristics of, as a writer
of history, i. 406-408; compared
with Thucvdides, 407, 409; un-
rivalled in his delineations of char-
acter, 407 ; as amon^ ancient histo-
rians in his dramatic power, 408;
contrasted, in this respect, with
Herodotus, Xenophon, and Plu-
tarch, 408, 409.

Tale, a Roman, Fragments of, i. 1-
19.

Talleyrand, i. 515; his fine perception
of character, iv. 12 ; picture or him
at Holland House, 425.

Tallien, v. 497, 499.

Tasso, ii. 353, 354 ; specimen fh>m
Hoole*s translation, v. 334.

Taste, Dryden's, i. 366, 368.

Tatler (t£ie), its origination, v. 873 ;
its popularity, 380; chan^ in its
character, 384; its discontmuance,
385.

Taxation, principles of, ii. 154, 155.

Teignmoutb, Lord, his high charac-



ter and regpard for Hastmua, v.
103.

Teleinachus, the nature of and sfjind-
ard of morality in, iv. 359, il.. 60^
62.

Telephns, the hero of one of £ift>ip>
ides* lost plays, i. 45, note.

Tempest, the great, of 1703. v. 359.

Temple, Lord, First Lord or the Ad-
miralty in the Duke of Devon-
shire's admmistration, iii. 235; his
parallel between Byng's behavior
at Minorca and the king's behav-
ior at Oudenarde, 238; his resig-
nation c€ oflice, vi. 30; supposed
to have encoura^d the assailants
of Bute's administration, 42 ; dis-
suades Pitt from supplanting Gren-
ville, 69 ; prevents Pitt's acceptance
of George III.'s offer of the admm-
istration, 72 ; his opposition to
Rockingham's ministry on the
question of the Stamp Act, 79;

3uarrel between him and Pitt, 89,
0; prevents the passage of Fox's
IndU Bill, vi. 246, 247.
Temple, Sir William, review of Cour-
tenay's Memoirs of, iv. 1-115; his
character as a statesman, 3-7, 12,
13 ; his family, 13, 14 ; his eariy lif^
15; his courtship of Dorothy Os-
borne, 16, 17; historical interest of
his love4etters, 18, 19. 22, 23; his
marriage, 84; his residence in Ire-
land, 25; his feelingrs towards Ire-
land, 27, 28; attaches himself to
Arlington, 29, 30; his embassy to
Munster, 33; appointed resident at
the court of Brussels, 33 ; danger of
his position, 35 ; his interview with
De W itt, 36 ; his negotiation of the
Triple Alliance, 39-41; his fame at
home and abroad, 45; his recall,
and farewell of De Witt, 47; his
cold reception and dismissal, 48, 49 ;
style ana character of his compo-
sitions, 49, 50; charged to conclude
a separate peace with the Dutch,
56 ; offered the Secretaiyship of
State, 58 ; his audiences of^ the
king, 59, 60; his share in brining
about the marriage of the Pnnce
of Orange with the Lady Mary, 60 ;
required to sign the treaty of Nime-

fuen. 60; recalled to England, 61;
is plan of a new privy council, 64,
76-79; his alienation from his col-
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public Wfey aud retires to the ooun-
iiy, 98; his literary pursuits, 99,
103; his amanuensis, Swifh 101;
his Essay on Ancient and Modem
learning, 105, 108; his praise of
the Letters of Phalaris, 107, vi. 116 ;
his death and character, iv. 1 13-115.

Terentianus, i. 142.

Terror, rei^n of. Set Reign of Terror.

Te-W, Marshal, In. 117.

Test .\ct (the), vi. 270.

Toackeray, Kev. Francis, review of
his Life of the Kt. Hon. William
Pitt, Earl of Chatham, etc, iii.
194-250; his style and matter, 194,
195, 216; his omission to notice
Chatham's conduct towards Wal-
pole, 218.

Thales, iv. 302.

Theatines, iv. 318.

Theology, characteristics of the sci-
ence oV, iv. 302-306.

Thcramenes, his fine perception of
character, iv. 12.

Thrale, Mrs., ii. 389; her friendship
with Johnson, vi. 206, 207 ; her
marriaf^e with Piozzi, 216, 217 ;
her position and character, v. 270;

- her repird for Miss Bumey, 270.

Thucydides, his hbtory transcribed
bv Demosthenes six timol, i. 147 ;
cnaracter of the speeches introduc-
ed into his narrative, 152, 388, 389 ;
the great difficulty <^ understand-
ing them arises from their oom-
pression, 153 ; and is acknowledged
by Cicero, 153; lies not in the lan-
guage but in the reasoning, 153;
their resemblance to each other,
153; their value, 153; his pictu-
resque style compared to Van-
dyke's, 386; description of it, 388;
has surpassed all rivals in the art
of historical narration, ^ ; his
deficiencies, 390; his mental char-
acteristics, 391-393 ; compared
with Herodotus, 385; with Taci-
tus. 407, 409.

Thurlow, Lord, sides against Clive,
iv. 292 ; favors Hastings, v. 107,
117, 121, 130 ; his weight in the
government, v. 107, vu 235 ; be-
comes unpopular with his col-
lea^es, 237 ; dismissed, 241 ;
again made Chancellor, 247.

Tiberius, i. 407, 408.

Tickeli, Thomas, Addison's chief fa-



vorite, V. 371; his translation of
the first book of the Iliad, 40:»-
408; character of his intercoorK
with Addison, 407; appointed hy
Addison Undersecretaiy of State,
415; Addison intrusts tiiis works to
him, 418; his elegy on the death
of Addison, 421 ; his beautiful lines
upon Holland House, iv. 423.

Tindal, his character of the Eari of
Chatham's maiden speech, iii. 210

Tmville, Fouquier, v. 482, 489, 501

Toledo, admission of the Au*4riai;
troops into (in 1705), iii. 119.

Toleration, religious, the safest poli
cy for governments, i. 455; con-
duct of James II. as a professsed
supporter of it, iii. 301-308.

Tories, their popularity and ascend-
ancy in 1710, iii. 1^; description
of them during the sixtv years fol-
lowing the Kevolution,' 141 ; of
Walpole's time, iii. 206 ; mistaken
reliance by James II. upon them,
316; their principles and conduct
after the Kevolution, 332; con-
tempt into which thev had fkllea
(1754), iv.226; Clive'unseated by
their vote, 227; their jov on th'e
accession of Anne, v. 353!; analo.
gy between their divisions in 1704
aud in 1826, 353; their attempt to
rally in 1707, 362; called to office
by Queen Anne in 1710, 382; their
conduct on occasion of tba tin4
representation of Addison's Cato,
891,392; their expulsion of Steele,
from the House of Commons, 396,
possessed none of the public pa-
tronage in the reign of George I.,
vi. 4; their hatred of the House nf
Hanover, 2-4, 15; pauaty of tal-
ent amon^ them, 5; theur ioy »n
the accession of George III., 17;
their political creed on the acces-
sion of George I., 90, 21 ; in the
asoendent for the first time since
the accession of the House of Han-
over, 36; »«e Whigs.

Tories and Whigs after the Bevolu*
tion, i. 530.

Tortola, island of, vi. 362; its negro
apprentices, 374-376; its legisla-
ture, 377 ; its svstcm of labor, 379-
383.

Torture, the application of, by Bacon
in Peacluinr«* case, iii. 389-394: its
u»e forbidden by Elizabeth, 393:



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Mr. Jardine*8 work on the uae of
it, 394, note,

Torv, a modem, iti. 132; his points
of resemblance and of difference to
a Whiff of Queen Anne*8 time,
132, 133.

Toulouse, Count of, compelled hy
Peterborou^ to raise the siege of
Barcelona, lii. 1 17.

Toussaint L'Ouverture, vi. 366, 390-
392.

Townshend, Lord, his quarrel with
Walpole and retirement from pub-
lic lite, iii. 203. .

lownshend, Charles, vi. 13; his ex-
clamation during the Earl of
Bute's maiden speech, 33; his
opinion of the Kockingham ad-
ministration, 74; Chancellor of
the Exchequer in Pitt's second
administration, 91; Pittas over-
bearing manners towards him, 95,
96; his insubordination, 97 ; his
death. 100.

Town Talk, Steele*^ v. 402.

Tragedy, how much it has lost from
a mlse notion of what is due to its
dignity, iv. 20.

Tra^iesj Dryden's. i. 360, 361.

Trainbands of the City (the), ii. 479,
460; their public spirit, iii. IB.

Transubstantiation, a doctrine of
faith, iv. 305.

Travel, its uses,!!. 420; Johnson*!
contempt for it, 420; foreign, com-
pared in its effects to the reading
ofhi8tor>', i.426,427.

»* Traveller" (the), Goldsmith^ vi.
160.

Treadmill, the studv of ancient phi-
losophy compared to labor in the,

Treason, high, did the articles
agamst Strafford amount to? I.
462; law pasned at the Revolu-
tion respecting trials for. iiL 328.

Trent, general reception or the de-
cisions of the council of, iv. 329.

Trial of the legality of Charies I.'s
writ for ship-money, ii. 457; of
Strafford, 468; of Warren Hast-
ings, V. 126.

rribunals, the large jurisdiction ex-
ercised by those of Papal Rome,
iv. 314.

Tribunal, Revolutionary, (the), v.
496, 501.

Triennial Bill, consultation of Wil-



liam III. with Sir William Temple
upon it, iv. 103.

Triple Alliance, circumstances u-hii-li
led to it, iv. 34-38; its speedy con-
clusion and importance, 41-45 ; Dr.
Lingard's remarks on it, 42, 43 ; its



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