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Brydges, James, duke of Chandos-His character, vi. 170. Verses on
him, xi. 347. 'Pope's character of Timon drawn for him, xviii. 119.
Swift applied to him for some ancient Irish records in his possession,
xix. 95, 112. His marriage, xx.2. Coolness between him and Swiit

from the time of his being made a duke, xi. 347. xix. 175.
Brydges, Hon. Henry. Archdeacon of Rochester, xi. 347.
Bubble-Origin of the term, xxiii. 358. Essay on English Bubbles,

xii. 22.
Buccaneers, ix. 248.
Buckingham and Normandy, John Sheffield, duke of-His character,

v. 112. vi. 162.
Building-Dr. Barebone's scheme for, xiii. 18.
Bull, John-His History, xxiii. 161.
Bull, Dr. George, bishop of St. David's, xxi. 12.
Bull- An Irish one, xviii. 251.
Bulls and Bears - What, xxiii. 359.
Bunyan, John-His dream improved on, iii. 197.
Burgess, Daniel, viii. 162. His definition of a law suit, xxiii. 181.

His meeting-house demolished, vi. 94.
Burgundy, house of-One of the most ancient as well as useful allies

of England, vii. 128.
Burgundy, the great duke of-In his youth hated the thoughts of war,

but after gaining one battle, loved nothing else, iv. 319.
Burlesque–The most celebrated pieces are the best subjects for it, xiv.

Burlington, countess of-Verses on her cutting paper, xsiv. 79.

Richard Boyle, earlof-Sold, in one article, 9000l. a year
in Ireland, for 200,000l. xx. 169.
Burnet, Bishop, iv. 163. v. 254. vi. 192. Preface to his Jutroduction,

viii. 95. His character, vi. 173. vii. 18. xii. 323. Copied by Steele,
vi. 192. viii. 98. Progress of a story, 101. Said to have been au-
thor of the project for the government's borrowing money upon
funds bearing interest, v. 264. vii. 100. Used little arts, to get off
his third volume of the History of the Reformation, viii. 100. De-
nied access to the Cotton Library, 101. Published a book, which
carries the prerogative higher than any writer of the age, 102.
What were his inducements to undertake it, 103. Frightens the
nation with the old topic of fire and faggot, 105; the clergy with
the apprehension of losing their wives or their livings, ibid.; and
the laity with the resumption of abbey lands, 107. Appealed tv,
whether sacrilege or fornication be the greater sin, 109. Changes
his mind with respect to the expediency of bishops letting leases fur
lives, 111, 112. His character of the clergy, ibid. His contemptui-
ous opinion of convocatious, 114. Rails at the clergy; himself being
a bishop, not in the number of them, 115. Smells popery better at
a great distance, than fanaticisin under his nose, 120.' Unjustly
accuses Mr. Leslie of impudence, for proposing a union between the
English and Gallican churches, 126. Hated by all the clergy, 123.
The world has contracted a habit of believing hin backward, 129.
Advice to hin upon certain points, 130, 133 The obscure ineaning
of the words beggarly elements, as applied by him, xiii. 239. li
the preface to his History of his own Times, promises to polish that
work every day of his life, xxii. 250. His speech against a tacking
bill, a proof that he was for it, iv. 83. In the History of his own
Times, misrepresents the action at Bothwell bridge, and the beba-
viour of the episcopal clergy in Scotland, xiv. 306. A short cha-
racter of that history, xii. 323.; and of its author, vi. 173. vii. 18.
xii. 323. His style rough, full of improprieties and mean expressions,
xii. ibid. His own opinion of it, from a castrated passage in his ori-
ginal MS. ibid. His idle story of the pretender's birth, fit only for
an old woman, ibid. His characters miserably wrought, frequently

mistaken, and all of them detracting, except of those who were friends
to the presha'terians, 324. Many of them, however, were stricken
out with his own hand; but left legible in the MS. which the edi-
tor proased 10 deposit in the Cotton Library, but did not perform,
itid. His account of the murder of the bishop of St. Andrew's, xiv.
2:45. His citra ter of General Dalziel, 318. His narrative of King
James's abdication, 330. Of the prince of Orange's arrival, ibid.
31. Earl of Arran's sarcastic reply to bim, ibid. Some private
Conversation of his with Swilt, viii. 111. Character of his history,

xviii. 1.8.
Burnet, Thomas-xxij. 97.
Purscough, Dr. I'm-Bi-liop of Limerick, xvii. 50.
Burion--Å famous binher, xi. 13. xxi. 217.
Business-indiag that of other people the greatest mark of idleness,

xvii. 28.
Bus Rubutin, Count-When he appeared contemptible, xiy. 229.
Butler, o: lie ton, Lord-vi. 171.

Lady-xxi. 242.
Button's Coffeehouse-xxiv. 14.
Buys, the Dutch envoy--His politics and manners were much of a

sizé, xiv. 186. His character, vii. 46. An artful negotiator, 86.
Present at all the consultations of the whig party, 148.° Appointed
plenipotentiary by the States, 156. Remarks on his conduct while

in England, ibid.
Byng, Admiral-Hischaracter, vi. 177.
Bisse, Dr. Philip-Bishop of St. David's, &c. xv. 102. xxii. 179, 187.



(denus and Vanessa-A poem, x. 128.
Cidgan, General--- Account of him, xxi. 86.
Cesar, Charles, Esq--some account of his family, xix. 29. Swist's

Letters to Mrs. Cæsar, ibid. 33.
Cæsar, Julius-The cause of the civil war between him and Pompey,

ii. 307. Invaded England, rather to increase his glory than his
conguests, vii. 224. When he appeared contemptible, xiv. 229. itis
degree of fame, viii. 179. Why opposed by Cato and Brutus, vi.

Wrote his Commentaries amid hurry and fatigue, xv. 205.
Cesar, Julius-A general in the king's service, xix. 30.
Cairnes, Sir Alexander-xxi. 237.
Cameron, Sir Owen-Knighted hy King James II. in a manner which

did him parlicular honour, xiv. 322.
Candles—T'he various ways of extinguishing them used by servants,

viii. 258. And of snusfing them, 283.
Cantata, A-With the music, xi. 383.
Canting--The art of it in greatest perfection when managed by igno-

rance, ini. 254. Its first ingredient a competent share of inward
light, ibid. The art of it, as performed by snulling, first appeared
upon the decay and discouragement of bagpipes, 253. The occa-

sion or accident which produced it, 256.
Capon's Tale-xxiv.9.
Carbery rocks-Verses on them, x. 290, 293.
Cardonell, Mr-Expelled the house of commons, for receiving bribes

from the contractors for bread, vii. 99.
Cards-Why contribute little io the refinement of conversation, xxii

Cary, Henry-xxij. 22.
Caermarthen, Marchioness--xv. 396.

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Caroline, Rueen-A princess of great virtue, xvii. 114. Swift keeps

up his privilege of not going to her, when queen, till sent for, 144.
xviii. 76. His speech to her after she had sent for him, 230. Pro-
mised a medal to the Dean, which he never got, xi. 264. xvii. 76.
Yet she received from Swist a present of silk, worth thirty-five
pounds, xviii. 7. A counterfeit letter to her majesty, in favour of
Mrs. Barber, 61. To what her death was owing, xx. 148. lo her,
last illness, forgave her son, but refused to see him, ibid.
Carr, Bishop-Dr. Swift's opinion of him, xi. 254. xvi. 139.
Carstairs, Mr-His character, vi 179.
Carte, Mr. ThomasHis historical pursuits, xx. 47.
Carter, Mr-Master of the Rolls in Ireland, xix. 275.
Carteret, Lord-Vindication of him, xiii. 72. His character, x. 320.

xii. 163. xiii. 72. A pacificator, x. 323. Epistle to him iu verse,
by Dr. Delany, xi. 129. Epistle on the foregoing, 132. Forced
to consent to the proclamation against his old friend the Drapier,
the first or second night after his arrival in Ireland, xix. 75. His
repartee on the occasion, i. 284. A remark on him by Dr. Swift,
XX. 91. His answer to those who asked him how he governed Ire
land, 110. In what respect he acted a more popular part in the

government of that kingdom than the duke of Dorset, xix. 164.
Carteret, Lady-xviii. 5. Her goodness and beauty, 6.
Carthaginians The cause of their decline, ii. 302.
Carthy, (a scribbling schoolmaster)-Verses on his threatening to

translate Pindar, xi. 396. Epigram on him and Delacourt, ibid.
Case, John—The astrologer, iv. 120.
Cash-See Money, Halfpence, Ireland, Wood.
Cashell, Archbishop of_Verses on him and Bettesworth, xi. 305.
Cassinus and Peter--A tragical elegy, xi. 228.
Castledurrow, Lord-xvii. 272. Some verses addressed by him to an

old woman, xx. 74.
Castlenock-The little House of, x. 82.
Casuists-Several of their explanations may be called amendments

to the ten commandments, xxiii. 371.
Catalonia- The war carried on there almost entirely at the cost of

the English, v. 296.
Catalonians-The case of that people discussed, vi. 223.
Catholics, True whigs, in the best and most proper sense of the

word, xiii. 235. Have as fair a title to the name of protestants as
any of the dissenters, ibid. In the great rebellion, more of them
in the parliament army than the king's; and many jesuits and fri-
ars, disguised like presbyterian ministers, preached up rebellion;
yet the bulk of them loyal, 236. Their insurrections in Ireland
were only to preserve the old religion, not to introduce a new one,
237. Were employed in offices civil and military till the test act
under Charles II. 240. Have a better plea for not changing their
religion than the dissenters, 241; and may as jusly complain of
persecution, ibid. The heads of them invited over the duke of
Lorrain during the usurpation, 245. Commended for it by the dis-

senters, 246. Advantages of their system, xviii. 169.
Cato the prætor, called Uticensis–One of the six greatest men in the

world, ix. 219. Though he was called a stoic, it was more from a
resemblance of his manners with their worst qualities, than that
he avowed himself one of their disciples, xiv. 139. Some particu-
lars of his character, viii. 181. xiv. 227. His conduct commended,

vi. 80.
Catoptrical Victuallers-Petition against them, xxiii. 316.,
Catullus on Lesbia, x. 121,


Causes The most different produce the same effect; exemplified in

the formation of cloud:, iii. 145. Small ones suffice to make us an-
easy, when great ones are not in the way, xiv. 174. Great events

from little ones, vi. 312.
Censors of what use it might be to religion, to introduce a like

office here, iji. 156.
Censure-How a man may revenge himself of it, xiv. 168. Is a tax

paid to the public, for being eminent, 170. Verses on it, xi. 62.
Centlivre, Mrs. Susannah-xxiii. 353.
Chamber of Fame, proposed, viii. 164, 172. In part filled up, 179.
Chainberlaine, Dr-His“Present State," recommended as a proper
book to be translated into Dutch, v. 329.
Chambers, Mary--xix. 146.
Chancery-suit-Has ruined a man, though decided for him with costs,

ix. 114. A suit for life, wiii 181.
Chandos, duke of--See Brydyes.
Charity-Why public charities are preferable to private, xviii. 213.
Charles the First, king of England - A great patron of learning, vi.

51. In the former part of his reign, many of the bishops and cler-
gy were puritans, xiii. 115. Origin of his misfortunes, xviii. 159.
Began to be ruined in a legal way, and why, iv.91. Conversation
at the highest period of politeness in the peaceable part of his reign,
viii. 56. His attempting religious innovations in Scotland, a mate-
rial cause of his subsequent troubles, iii. 191. Sermon on his mar-
tyrdom, xiv. 67. The foundation of the troubles in his reign, 68.
By his own concessions, brings on bis destruction, 71. The English
parliament held his hands, while the Irish papists were cutting his
friends' tiiroats, 72. The ill consequences of that rebellion in Ire-
land, ibid. The uses which the memory of January 30 suggests te
us, 71; and the reasons wlıy it should not be dropped, 77. When

he appeared great, 227. When the contrary, 229.
Charles the Second, king of England-His severity to the dissenting

clergy, iii. 179. The Socinians began to spread in England toward
the end of his reign, very absurdly reckoned our Augustan age, xiv.
178. When he made a contemptible figure, 229. A plot against him
defeated, iv. 317. His lite saved at the batile of Worcester by colo-

pel Wogan, xviii. 153. Difficulties of his situation, 160.
Charles V. Emperor--Said if he were to speak to his horse, it should

be in High Dutch, ix. 262. When he appeared contemptible, xiv.
229. His present to Aretine, viii. 211.
Charles 11. of Spain--His will in favour of a Bourbon prince, xxiii.

Charles, the archduke, titular king of Spain, by the style of Charles

III. and afterward emperor-Visited the queen at Windsor, xv. 35.
Charles XII. king of Sweden-Much esteemed by Dr. Swift, vii. 221.
CharondasHis law for restraining innovations, ii. 323.
Charter Working Schools, xii. 257.
Chartres, Colonel, xvi. 102–His character drawn in a play, xx. 158.
Chaucer- A tale of his, lately found in an old Ms. xxiv. 3.
Chedder—A chedder letter, what, xvii. 90.
Cheescake-house, in Hyde-park, xxii. 146.
Cheselden, the great surgeon, xix. 277.
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer, earl of His character, vi. 169. The

Dean applies to him in behalf of a friend, xviii. 22. Swist's reply
to his lordship's answer, 39. Points out an original ; opm of Dr.
Swit's, xi. 246. Hitticism of his respecting George II. xx. 79.
Supposed have assisted in a Letter to the People of Ireland, in
the name of the Drapier, xiii. 310.
Chester, Ralph de Gernoniis, earl of-Struck to the ground by King

Stephen, with a battle ax, vii. 286. Jujuriously impriporod by that
king, 204.

Chet vode, Knightley-Presented several memorials for a peerage, to

which he had good pretensions, without success, xvi. 297.
Cheyne, Dr. an herb-eater, xxiii. 324.
Children-Modest Proposal for preventing them from being a Burden

to the Poor of Ireland, xiii. 45.
Chimney tax-Taken off at the revolution, vii. 100.
Chinese-Books in their language above two thousand years old, vi.

50. Their singular method of rewarding national services, viii.

Cholmondeley, earl of-His character, vi. 171. At the general change

in 1710, continued lord treasurer of the household, vii. 21. Which
gave much displeasure to Mr. Harley's friends, vi. 287. Removed
from his employment for speaking against the peace at a council,

xxii. 224.
Choqued- Remarks on the word, vi. 157.
Christianity-argument against the abolishing of, in England, iv. 1.
Christianity--Why the offering to restore it, as used in primitive

times, would be a wild project, iv. 4. Objections made against the
system of it stated and answered, 5, 6. The error of attempting to
explain the mysteries of it, viii. 21. Will decline in proportion as
brotherly love doth, xiv. 59. Christ's divinity not at first proposed

as an article of faith, 159.
Christians—Whence the first dissensions between them, xiv. 55.
Chronology-Precarious, xviii. 78.
Church-Funerals the only method of carrying some people to it,

xxiii. 314. The meaning of the vote in parliament against those
who should affirm that thechurch was in danger, v. 29. The whigs,
to show their zeal for it, made it a creature of the state, 80.

vidence can make even a bad man instrumental to the service of it,
129. Remarks on the pious design of building fifty new churches in
London and Westminster, 214. Which owed its origin to a hint of
Dr. Swist, iv. 172. They shonld be repaired or rebuilt at the public
expense, not by charitable collections, v. 220. Church of England
the only body of christians that disqualifies its teachers from sharing
in the civil power farther than as senators, xiii. 219. Church of Eng-
land nocreature of the civipower, either as to its policy or doctrine,
and why, iv. 59. The church interests in the Irish house of lords
materially hurt, hy Mr. Harley's keeping four bishoprics a long
time vacint, vi. 306, 328.
Church land: -- Alienated by many popish bishops at the time of the

reformation, and by protestant bishops since, xii. 64. A law to
probibit letting them for a longer term than twenty-one years, ibid.

Supposed in England a third of the whole kingdom, xiii. 261.
Church of England Man's Sentiments of Religion and Government,

iii. 293.
Church of England-Characterised, xxiii. 212.
Church of Scotland, xxiii. 215, 217. See Jack.
Churchill, Lady Mary, iv. 313.
Cibber, Mr. Colley--His secess in birth-day odes, xi. 316. In the

low sublime, inferior to Welsted, 319. tiis testimony of loyalty

founded on politeness, xxii. 269.
Cicero--Remark on his Letters, iii. 150. On what he laid the stress of his

oratory, viii 10. Greatly excelled by Demosthenes as an orator,
11. His letters to Atticus give a better account of those times than
is to be found in any otser writer, iii. 281. When he appeared great,
xiv. 226. Abstract of his speech against Verres, v. 44. Excellent
maxim of his, xx. 78.
Cincinnatus-When he appeared great, xiv. 227.
City shower poetically described, 4. 80.
Giret, western, iii. 147, note.

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