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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,
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-
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-
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.