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184, 231

Blackstone, Sir William, ii.-37 Cataline, ü. 127
Blackwell, Professor, i. 129, 173 “ Cato, tragedy of," i. 256
Blount, Miss, ii. 389

Catullus, i. 308 ; ii. 22
Boccace, i. 64, 183, 332; i. Caylus, Count de, i. 364.
1, 17, 222

Cervantes, i. 127, 242; ii. 398
Bocchini, Bartholomeo, i. 202 Chandos, Duke of, i. 185
Buffon, i. 148

Chapelain, M. i. 88; ï. 216
Boileau, i. 62, 65, 95, 100,

Charles II. age of, i. 153; ii. 47
148, 150, 154, 160, 189, Charles V. of France's library,
197, 203, 231, 236, 240,
263; ii. 54, 139, 150, 211, Charlemagne, i. 177

222, 257, 286, 310, 392 Charron, ii. 122, 128
Bolingbroke, Lord, i. 112, 116, Chateaubrun, i. 259

256, 321 ; ii. 19, 58, 1159 Chaucer, i. 253, 332, 338, 394,
141, 184, 223, 265, 288,

395; ii. 7
305, 331, 357, 383, 400 Chesterfield, Earl of, ii. 357
Bonnecorse, M. de, i. 209 Chrysoloras, Emanuel, i. 64; ü.
Bononcini, i. 77

230
Bos Du, i. 100

Cibber, Colley, ü. 370
Bossu, i. 109, 115

Cicero, i. 115, 116, 385
Bossuet, i. 148

Clarendon, Lord, ii. 330
Bracciolini, Francesco, i. 201 Clarke, Dr. Samuel, ii. 125,
Bridgewater, Lady, ii. 385
Browne, Hawkins, ü. 49, 55 Claudian, ii. 20
Bruneleschi, i. 183

Clergy, ignorance of, in early
Bruni, Antonio, i. 294

ages, i. 174
Bruyere, La, i. 109, 162; i. 122 Clifford, Mat. ii. 41
Buckingham, Sheffield, Duke of, Cobb, Mr. i. 69
i, 69, 191, 329

Collins, William, i. 67
Budgell, Eustace, ii. 234 Colman, George, ii. 327
Burlington, Earl of, ii. 172, 194 Commentators, remarks on, ii. 230
Burman, i. 169

Congreve, i. 101, 118 ; ï. 223
Burnet, of the Charterhouse, i.Cornbury, Lord, ii. 331

Corneille, i. 88, 100, 111, 119,
Burnet, Bishop, ii. 225

152, 157, 258; ii. 344, 390
Busby, Dr. ii. 126

Correctness, remarks on, i. 196
Butler, Samuel, ii. 240, 363, Cowley, i. 76,80; ii. 7, 8, 39, 349
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Craggs, Mr. Secretary, ii, 204,
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206

Crashaw, i. 85, 90
Cambridg-, R.O. “Scribleriad,” Crebillon, i. 148, 259; ii, 130,

134
Carew, i. 85

Criticism, remarks

i.

on,

109;
“Carmina Quadragesimalia,"i. 48 French critics, 125; criticism
Carrache, Annibal, i. 83

injurious to genius, 198; re-
Caryl, Mr. i. 214

marks on verbal critics, ii. 230

Cromwell,

115, 266

i. 242

i. 24

Cromwell, Oliver, ü. 47 Fielding, Henry, ii. 122, 398
Crowne, John, i. 241

Flatman, Thomas, i. 85, 87
Cudworth, i, 117

Fleury, Cardinal, ii. 134
Cumberland, William, Duke of, Fontaine, La, i. 118, 144; ii.

5, 150, 245, 393
D

Fontenelle, i. 3, 157; ii. 51, 108

Fracastorius, i. 187; ii. 54
Dandilly, M. i. 88

France, state of its learning in
Dante, i. 77, 182, 250, 333;

early rimes, i. 176; origin of
ii. 221, 371

the French drama, ii. 343
Davila, the historian, ii. 130
Death, the prevalence of the ruling Fuentes, Alonzo de, i. 187

Fresnoy, ii. 385
passion at, ii. 135

Furetiere, M. de, i. 88
Demosthenes, i. 385
Denham, i. 30, 34

G
Desbillons, J. ii. 393.
Des Cartes, i. 115; i. 391

Galileo, i. 115
Dialogues, remarks on, ii. 197

Gardening, remarks on, ii. 175

Garrick, 1. 119, 267
Dionysius, i. 110, 166

Garth, Dr. i. 211, 236; ü. 25,
Domenichino, i. 83

223
Donatus, i. 88
Donne, Dr. ii. 348

Gay, John, i. 92, 243; ii. 244

Genius, early, instances of, i. 76;
Dorset, Earl of, ii. 48

when at the highest, instanced
Drayton, i. 25, 292

in Virgil, Horace, Racine,
Dryden, i. 10, 50, 60, 80, 90,

Corneille, Boileau, Moliere,
101, 109, 111, 143, 149,

Congreve, Raphael, Shakc.
192, 253, 255, 284, 340,
362; ii. 7, 8, 11, 16, 132,

spear, Milton, Spenser, and

Dryden, 100; true genius
220, 241, 377
Durer, Albert, i, 130

rare, 108; list of geniuses

who have at once enjoyed in full
Dyer, i. 34; ii. 55

vigour, a sublime and splendid
E

imagination, a solid and pro.

found understanding, and an
Elizabeth, Queen, ü. 126

exact and tenacious memory,
Ennius, ii. 311
Epistles, remarks on, i. 282, 292

115; list of real poetical ge-

niuses who succeeded Pope,
Erasmus, i. 178

influence of government

134 ;
Ericeyra, Count d', i. 189

upon genius, 172; five

ages of
Euripides, i. 69, 70, 119, 164, 363

the world in which the human
Eustache, first French epic poet,

mind has exerted itself in a won.

derful manner, 180; geniuses
F

apparently most original borrow
Fairfax's Tasso, ii. 38

fiom each other, ï. 51; in-
Fenelon, ii. 176, 385

stances of singularities in men of
Fenton, Elijah, i. 144,290;ii. 270 genius, 125; list of men of wit
Fermor, Mrs. Arabella, i, 214 who had extensive learning, 398

Eea

Gerbert,

i. 277

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Horace, i. 26, 98, 100, 162,
163, 168, 282, 377; ii. 22,
108, 266, 290, 305, 335
Hume, David, ii. 31, 66, 122, 158
Hurd, Dr. i. 98, 109; ii. 32

J

Jervas, the painter, ii. 385
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, i. 120,

146, 192, 195; ii. 113
Jonson, Ben, i. 90, 93; ii. 349
Juvenal, ii. 213

K

Hall, Bishop, ii. 348
Hammond's Elegies," ii. 39
Handel, i. 61

"

Harris, James, i. 117, 171; ii.

Kennet's "edition of Vida, "i. 185
Kent, William, ii. 175
King, Archbishop, "Origin of
Evil," ii. 58, 96, 121
King, Dr. of St. Mary Hall, ii. 140
Kneller, Sir Godfrey, ii. 387
Knight's "Life of Erasmus, "i. 180
Kyrle, John, the Man of Ross,
ii. 170

L

Henault, President, i. 22
Herbert, i. 85
Hercules, (the Farnesian,) i. 343
"Hermippus Redivivus," i. 216
Herodotus, i. 115
Hervey, Lord, i. 298; ii. 250
Hill, Aaron, ii. 186

76, 82, 89, 839
Harte, Walter, ii. 149
Hawkesworth, Dr. i. 266
Heemskirk, i. 118

Hegemon, the author of Parodies, Lansdown, Lord, ii. 223
ii. 373
Lee, Nat. ii. 45
Helvetius, i. 148
Legacy-hunters, ii. 321
Leibnitz' "Theodicée," ii. 58
Leo X. intimation of T. Warton's
History of, i. 182
Lippi, Lorenzo, i. 202
Livy, i. 115

Locke, i. 113, 160; ii. 125, 271
Longinus, i. 110, 170
Loris, William de, i. 337
Lowth, Bishop, i. 13
Lucan, ii. 20

Hobbes, i. 153; ii. 122, 272
Hogarth, i. 118
Homer, i. 26, 120, 126, 127,
181, 187, 200, 276, 364;
ii. 160, 366
Hooke, Nath. ii. 140

Lamoni, Puccio, i. 203

Language, impossibility of fixing,
i. 148

Lucretius, i. 50; ii. 22, 98, 100,
112, 162, 328
Lully, the musician, i. 61

Luther,

——

Luther, ii. 126

128, 219

ii. 129.

Montague, Mrs. ii. 346
66 Lutrin” of Boileau, i. 203 Montaigne, i. 162; č. 122,
Luxury, price of various articles
of, ii. 295

Montesquieu, i. 115, 293 ; ii.
Lyttelton, Lord, ii. 248, 312 48, 103, 258, 313

Motte, La, i. 66; ii. 145
M

“ Muscipula," i. 242
Machiavel, ii. 2

Mussato, Albertino, i. 184
Maffei, Scipio, i. 184
Maguiron, Louis de, lines on, i. 286

N
Malebranche, i. 115; ii. 195
Malherbe, i. 66, 88; ii. 136, 325 New Forest, dispute on the histo-
Mallet, David, ii. 231, 331 ry of, i, 20, 21
Mandeville, ii. 193

Newton, Sir Isaac, ii, 125, 360
Manetius, Jannot, ii. 221
Mansfield, Earl of, ii. 329

O
Marcello, i. 132
Marino, i. 32

“ Ode to Summer," i. 143
Marlborough, Duke of, ii. 126, Odin's Hall, i. 353
305, 334

Ogilvy's Homer, i. 78
Marlborough, Duchess of, ii. 140 Orleans, Duke of, the Regent,
Marmontel, ï. 121
Mason, William, i. 67, 73; ii. 55 Otway, ii. 45
Mazarine, Cardinal, ii. 126 Ovid, i. 23, 139, 282, 339; ïi. 25
Mead, Dr. ii. 316

Oxford, Earl of, ii. 348, 383
Medals, national, proposal for,

P
Melancthon, iii 126, 263
Meleager, ii. 397

Painters seldom good poets, i. 150
Melisoni, the assumed name of Painting, progress of, in England,
Tassoni, 1. 201

ii. 388
Menage, i. 87, 89

Parnell, Dr. i. 143; ii. 383
Metastasio, i. 65

Parodies, remarks

on,

ü.

373
Meun, John de, i. 297

Pascal, M. ii. 122
Middleton, Dr. ii, 253, 315

Patru, i. 189; ii. 393
Milton, i. 6, 25, 26, 35, 90, Perizonius, i. 169

101, 115, 149, 153, 173, Perrault, i. 125
176, 193, 253, 272, 274, Perrier, Du, i. 156
349; ii. 43, 110, 151, 166, Peterborough, Lord, ii. 176, 290
178, 202, 250, 347, 349

Petrarch, i. 64, 183, 332; 11. 222
Minturnus, i. 187

Petre, Lord, i. 214
Moliere, i. 100, 145,209; ii. 124 Petronius, i. 168
Monarchy, its effects on genius, Phædrus, ii. 28

Phalereus, Demetrius, ii. 335
Montague, Lady Mary Wortley, Philips, Edward, i. 193
ii. 250, 292

Philips, Ambrose, ii. 234

Phillips,

ü. 203

i. 173

ii. 326

Waller, 36
Cowley, 39

Swift, 49

Phillips, John, ii. 54

POPE. Essay on Criticism, 97
Pindar, i. 125, 370

Rape of the Lock, 200
Pitt, Christopher, i. 143, 186; Elegy on an Unfortunate

Lady, 245
Plagiarism, remarks on, i. 86

Prologue to Cato, 253
Plato, i. 115

Epilogue to Jane Shore,
Pliny, i. 110

267
Poetry, pastoral, i. 3; what dis-

Sappho to Phaon, 282
criminates poetry from history,

Eloisa to Abelard, 295
47; descriptive, 49; the ode,

Temple of Fame, 331
62; resemblances not thefts, January and May, ii. 4
86; scarcity of great poets,

Wife of Bath, 6
108; epic poetry, 120; rhymes,

Translation of the First
142; alexandrine verses, 143;

Book of Statius, 20
an “ Art of Poetry” a com- Dryope and Pomona, 25
mon subject, 187; Boileau's

Imitations of Chaucer, 28
the best, 189; the English lan-

Spenser, 29
guage the least poetic of any,
197 ; origin of heroi-comic
poetry, 200 ; use of parodies,

Rochester, 46
231; poets ever enemies to su.

Dorset, 48
perstition and slavery, 239;
epic poems, 274 ; translations

Essay on Man, 54
of Latin and Greek poets, 285; Moral Essays in Five E.
epistles, 292; history of poetry,

pistles, 122
331; list of Roman poets un- Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot,
exceptionably excellent, ii. 28;

208
didactic and descriptive poetry,

Satires and Epistles of Ho-
54; remarks on antithesis, 145;

race, 265
rhyme and blank verse, 149;

Donne's Satires, 348
independent spirit of poets, 206; One Thousand Seven
remarks on the persons of vari-

Hundred and Thirty-
ous poets, 221 ; list of poets
who wrote elegantly in Latin,

Dunciad, 365
349

Imitations of Horace and
Poggius, ii. 5

Miscellanies, 379
Politian, ii. 54

Epitaphs, 396
Pope. Works criticised in this

Prose Works, 397
Essay

Pope. His first poetical efforts,
Pastorals, i. 2

Eight, 35

i. 77; Alcander, 80; profits
Messiah, 10

of the Iliad and Odyssey, 105;
Windsor Forest, 19 preface to the Iliad, 111; at-
Lyric Pieces, 50

tachment to painting, 149; his
Ode on Solitude, 76 genius unfit for the epic, 274;
The Dying Christian to his translation of Homer, 400;
his Soul, 84

general character as a poet, 401

Prior,

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