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Whitehead, Paul, summoned before the Lords for his poem called

Manners, xi. 135.
Wickedness, the general spread of it considered, v. 434.
Wife, an idle one described, vii. 56.

Cautions in choosing one,
Wilkes, John, considerations on his being rejected by the House of

Commons as representative for Middlesex, viii. 67.
Wilks, Mr. (the actor) occasionally allows a benefit to Savage, xii.

297. Instances of his generosity, 295.
Wills, the necessity of making them, exemplified in the story of

Sophia Heedful, vii. 390.
William III. King, supplied copious materials for prose and verse,

x. 163.
Winbury, Miss, Pope's unfortunate lady, xi. 172. Said to have been

in love with Pope, 172.
Windows in Scotland described, viii. 231.
Winter, the season of seriousness and terrour, v. 54. And of retire-

ment and study, 57. The horrours of it in the polar countries, vi.
266. In the Hebrides little more than rain and wind, viii. 270.

An Ode, xi. 139. Winter's Walk, 140.
Winter's Tale, observations on Shakspeare's comedy, ii. 148.
Wishes, vain, the folly of indulging them, v. 17.
Wit, has its changes and fashions, ix. 19. Pope's description er-

roneous, 20. Properly characterized, 20. Exuberance of, con-
demned, 40. Sir R. Blackmore's account of, x. 212. Its original,
iv. 144. Wherein it differeth from learning, 144. The mutual
advantages of their being united, 149. The folly of affecting that
character, 168. The means necessary to the production of a
person eminent for the character of a wit, v. 194.
Wits, seldom rewarded by their superiours, ix. 225. Affected, the

meanness of their character, v. 366. vi. 4. 200. In the time of

Charles II. characterized, i. 28.
Witchcraft, history of, iii. 82. An annual sermon still preached at

Huntingdon, in commemoration of the conviction of the witches of
Warbois, 84. King James 1. wrote in defence of it, 85. Act of

Parliament made 1 James I. for the punishment of, 85.
Withers, Gen. Hen. Pope's epitaph on him ; with the Visitor's cri-

ticisms, xi. 210.
Wolsey, the rise and fall of, i. 18.
Women, lord Bacon's severe reflection on beautiful, iv. 246. Infeli-

cities peculiar to, 251. The want of attention to their inquiries,
censured, v. 356. Their deplorable case in the beginning of a
war, by losing their gallants, vií. 18. Recommended to follow the
soldiers to camp, 19. Capable to become soldiers, 19. An army
of, might have been defeated, as Braddock, without seeing the
enemy, surrendered Minorca, without a breach, and looked at
Rochfort, 20. A good sort of one, characterized, 400. The
danger they are in when they lay aside their religion, iii. 139. The

fortitude of, described, i. 79.
Wonder, an instance of the desire of man to propagate a, ix. 2.


This opi-

Wood, considerations on making plantations, viii. 384.
Wood's halfpence, their history, xi. 24.
Word to the Wise, prologue to, i. 134.
World, Milton supposed it to be in its decay, ix. 131.

nion was refuted by Dr. Hakewill, 131. Compared to a clock,

World Displayed, (a collection of voyages) Introduction to, ii. 208.
Wormwood, Dick, his story, vii. 337.
Writing, the rage for, vii. 6.
Wycherley, W. a man esteemed without virtue, and caressed without

good-humour, xi. 61. Wrote verses in praise of Pope, 61:


XERXES, the vanity of a warriour exemplified in him, i. 22.



YALDEN, Thomas, his life, X. 261. Born at Exeter, in 1671,
261. Educated at Oxford, 261. His readiness at composition,

Became doctor of divinity, 1706, 263. Rector of Chal-
ton and Cleanville, 263. Preacher of Bridewell, 1698, 263.
Charged with a dangerous correspondence with Kelly, 263. His
papers seized, but no criminality appearing, was discharged, 264.

Died July 16, 1736, 264. Account of his poems, 265.
Young, Edward, his life, by Herbert Croft, 286. Born at Up-

ham near Winchester, 1681, 286. Account of his father, 289.
Queen Mary was god-mother to him, 287. Educated at Win-
chester College, 288. Entered at New College, 1703, 288. Law
fellow of All Souls, 1708, 288. Bachelor of civil law, 1714,
and Dr. 1719, 289. Speaks the Latin Oration, when the founda-
tion of the Codrington Library was laid, 289. Published his Epi-
stle to lord Lansdown, 1712, 289. Poem on the Last Day pub-
lis! 3, 293. Account of some pieces omitted in his works,
293. Patronised by lord Wharton, 296. Busiris brought on the
stage, 1719, 297. The Revenge, 1721, 297. Has two annuities
granted him by lord Wharton, 299. Attempts to get into par-
liament for Cirencester, 300. Takes orders, and becomes a popu-
Jar preacher, 300. Account of his Satires, 301. Acquired more
than 30001. by the Universal Passion, 304. Chaplain to George
II. 309. Writes the Brothers, 309. Presented to the living of
Welwyn, 1730, 311. Married lady Eliz. Lee, daughter to the
earl of Lichfield, 1731, 311. His wife died 1741, 313. His
Philander and Narcissa supposed to be intended for Mr. and Mrs.
Temple, 313. The occasion of the Night Thoughts real, 315.
His son defended from the reports of his ill behaviour to his fa-
ther, 318. The character of Lorenzo not designed for his son,
318. His letter to Pope, 324. None of his writings prejudicial

to the cause of virtue and religion, 326. The Brothers, brought
on the stage, 1753, 328. Gives 1000/. to the Society for the
Propagation of the Gospel, 328. History and account of his
poem called Resignation, 332. His friendship for his housekeeper,
334. Died 1765, 335. Many untruths mentioned of him in
the Biograpbia, 335. Story of his straying into the enemy's
camp, with a classick in his hand, 336. The

archbishop of Can-
terbury's Letter to him, 337. Appointed clerk of the closet to
the princess dowager, 1761, 337. Not the Parson Adams of
Fielding, 339. His epitaph, 340. His poems characterized by

Dr. Johnson, 341.
Youth, modesty and active diligence its amiable ornaments, iv. 63.

Often deluded and ruined by profuseness and extravagance, 169.
Too easily ensnared by early immersion in pleasure, 271. A time
of enterprise and hope, v. 254. Delighted with sprightliness and
ardour, 267. The dangers to which it is often exposed, vi. 208.
Their fond opinion of their own importance, 325. The forbear-
ance due to young actors, on the stage of life, vii. 98. The pro-
per employment of, iii. 350.

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ZEPHYRETTA, her character, iv. 120.
Zoroaster, supposed to have borrowed his institutions from Moses,

vii. 14.
Zosima, her history, iv. 73. Her epitaph, ii. 279.


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