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Haumer, Sir Thomas A favourite of King George II. when prince of
Wales, vii. 316. The famous representation of the commons, to the
queen, supposed to be written by him, vii. 114. Some account of
him, ibid. The most considerable man in the house of commons,
xxii. 196. Letter from him to Dr. Swift, upon reading his History
of the Four last Years of the Queen, xv. 276.
Hannibal-When he made a mean ligure, xiv. 229. His obligations
to Polybius, viii. 180.
Hanover, elector of–His envng (Baron Schutz) demanded a writ for
the electoral prince to sit in the house of peers as duke of Cam-
bridge, vi. 251. An act passed, for settling the precedence of his
fainily, vii, 112. Strangely deceived by Bothmar and Robethon,
190. His letter to the queen, expressing his satisfaction in her
proceedings in relation to him, vi. 346. Upon just foundation, not
suffered in the queen's life time to reside in England, 350. A
proposal that his grandson Prince Frederick should be educato
ed here, 35).
Happiness-A definition of it, as generally understood, iii. 153. Equal-
ly attainable by all men, both in this world and the next, xiv. 95.
On what it greatly depends, xviii. 247. What a considerable step
toward it, xix. 79.
Harcourt, Sir Simon, afterward Lord Harcourt and lord keeper. His
character, v. 111. vi. 202. x. 120. xv. 46. Made attorney general,
Hare, Dr. Francis, b-shop of St. Asaph, and afterward of Chiches-
ter-A learned Comment on his Sermon, iv. 271. Author of three
pamphlets on the management of the war and the treaty of peace,
V 123. Some account of him, iv. 272 His politics and his divinity
much of a size, 27.3.
Harley, Robert-His origin, iv. 222. Speaker successively to three
parliaments, in 1700, 170!, and 1702, v. 112. vi. 301, 320. vii, 106.
Succeeded Daniel, earl of Nottinghum, as secretary of state, in 1704,
xxiii 189. Torned out by the management of the duke of Marl
borough and earl of Godolphin, vi. 272. xv. 44. So narrowly watch-
ed, that he could not without great difficulty obey the queen's com-
mands in writing on her, vi. 275 Reinstated in the queen's favour
and inade chancellor of the excbequer on the dismission of the earl
of Godolphin, whose fall brought on the removal of all his friends,
vi, 259, 279, His character severely drawn by the duchess of Marl.
borough, 280. Procures a grant of the first fruits, and twentieth
parts, to the clergy of Ireland, 285. xv. 122, 123. Strongly urges
Dr. Swift to exert his talents in political disquisitions, vi. 285 His
timid proceedings when in power gave ombrage to his owo party,
287. And particularly his continuing some noblemen of the whig
party in high employments, ibid. Which is accounted for on poo
litical principles, 260. The designs of the whics against him, in the
business of Gregg, iv. 230. v. 88, 147, 202. xv. 44. The barbarous
attempt of Gui card to stab him, v. 146. (Se Guiscard.) The par-
liament's testimony of their esteem for hiin, 166, 210. Had fre-
quently threatening letters sent him, xxii. 9.
Plot for assa:sinating
luim, 147, 155. The sentiments of both parties on bis conduct, vi.
305. His reply to Di. Swift's expostulations on that sulict, 310.
His great maxim in the conduct of public affairs, xv. 173. B. re
false imputations without concern, 263. A great trespasser against
punctuality in time, xiv. 189. Contrived a fund, by which ten
millions were paid off without any new burden to the kingdom, vii.
22. Censured by friends as well as enemies, for suffering the ear)
of Nottivgham's claust to pass, in an address to the queen, as he was
well acquainted with that nobleman's intention of proposing it, 42.
Advised the creation of twelve new pears at once, vi. 315. vii 42.
Made carl of Oxford and Mortimer, and lord treasurer, May 24,
1711, vi. 292 Le Sack the French dancing master's remark on that
occasion, viji 12. The preamble to his patent, iv 2-2. His pro-
dent codict in regulating the national revent.e, vii. 109, 112. Ho-
noured it the Gurter, Oct 26, 1712, xv. 245. Bis disregard of
Mrs. Maria m's crudit ccasioned ti'e sinking of his own, vi. 321.
Toward it endorio ministry, had not a f iend of any consequence
leit, except the duke of O mond, Lord Trevor, and Mr Secretary
Bromley, 325. Lord chanc-llor Harcourt, Lord Boling hroke, Lady
Masham, Bishop Atterbury, and some others. openly deci red
ag int him: the earl of Dartmouth and Eail Poulett stood neuter;
and thi duke of Shrewsbury, then in Ireland, hated him, but sacri-
ficed all resentments to ease, profit, and power, ibid. Kis reserve
the cruise ot Lord Bolivgbroke's resentment, 243. The earl of Ox-
ford and Lord Boijnghroke had bardly a common friend left, ex-
cept the li an, whose sincerity and freedom mide np what he want-
od in wright and credit, 327.' Affeted to preserve a reutation or
power when he had it not, that he micht remove all blame iron his
sovereign, 33). Loses his daughter, on which oce?cion Swiit sends
bim in adinirable consolatory epistle, xv. 306. Di misse. from his
offic, xvi. 73, 83. !meached, and sent to the Townr, whPace
(having been kept there two years) he was dismissed without a trial,
vi. 333. Letter of Dr. Sirit to his lordship, ou his impeachment;
xvi. 127. Appeared great, while that matter was depending, xiv.
227 His death, May 21, 1724 ; and a Letter to his son on that
even!!, xvji. 9. The Dean proposes to write lis lordshi's lie, 10.
Şwill's inotto under his picture, xvi. 282. Lines on his being stab.
bed by Giscard, x. 92. xxi. 184. Verses by Mr. Prior on the same
subject, iv. 211, 216. His character, i 222. v. 113, 151. vi. 172, 300,
320. vii. 106 xiv. 189. xvi. 103, 110. xix.85. Why he did not choose
the tories should be too numerous in parliament, xxi.25. His rerep
tion of Dr. Swist up on his first introduction to bim, and application
for remission of the first fruits, &c. in Ireland, 26. xv. 114. Men-
tioned with honour by the archbishop of Dublin, for his abilities and
zeal for the common interest, 158. Anecdote of his porter, xxi. 26.
A remarkable instance of his friendship to Dr. Swiit, 28
sons for pressing forward the remission of the first-fruits, 30. His
particular attention to Dr. Swift's honour throughout that business,
43. Has five or six millions to raise, and the whigs will not lend a
groat, 121 Sends Dr. Swiit fity pounds; which the latter returns
with a spirited letter of complaint, 139, 163. What a great fault in
him, 27.' Humourous lines sent by him to Dr. Swiit, xvi. 23, More
of the same, 25. Conclusion of a copy of verses made by him,
complaining of ill usage, 38. Reproached by Lady Masham, 62.
Some reile tions respecting his dismission, and carriage thereupon,
72. His letter to Dr. Swiit, on the day of his resignation, 76. For
what reasons dismissed by the queen, 77. Censured hy Lady Ma.
sham, 79. A dukedom and a pension talked of, when his removal
was in agitation, xvi, 59. His carriage at the king's proclamation,
and behaviour of the moh to him, 91 A stricture upon his condnct
and treatment, 101. A short character oi liim by Lord Bolingbroke,
103. Makes advances of civility to the wligs, 109. Some observa-
tions respecting his intended trial, xvi. 176. That subject farther
discussed, 177. His impeachment discharged, by unanimous con-
sent of the lords, ibid. The king forbids him the court, 177. At his
death, leit large materials for a history, xvii. 21. A picture of
him and a ring sent to Dr. Swift, by Edward, earl of Oxford,
Harley, Lord-xvi. 273. Verses to him on his Marriage, x. 161.
Lady Harriet-xvi. 209.
Mr. Thomas-viii. 185. Des atched by the queen to Utrecht,
with instructions to the plenipotentiaries, vii. 160. His speech to
the pensionary, ibid. On his arrival at Hanover, had full instrue-
tions to inform the elector of the designs of his mistress, and the real
interest of Biitain, vi. 347. vii. 190. Sends à letter from thence,
testifying the elector's confidence in the queen, vi. 346.
Lady Betty-Circumstances of her matcií with the marquis
of Caermarthen, xxii. 158
Haro, Sir Charles-His character, vi. 177.
Harrington, Mr. James, author of the Oceana-His scheme for re-
forming the house of commons by rotation, ü. 320.
Harris, Mrs. Francf8~Her Petition, x. 43. An imitation of it, by
Mary the cookm?id, 308.
James-- Strictures on a remark of his on Swift, ii. 192.
Harrison, Mr. Thomas-Account of hin, viii. 212. xv 249. xxi. 33.
Advised by his friends to continue the Tattler after Steele had
dropped it, xxi. 121. Recommended by Dr. Swift to Secretary St.
Jolin, 138; who makes him secretary to Lord Rahy, ambassador at
the Hague, 170; and presents him with fifty guineas to bear his
charges, xxi. 198. His letter to Dr. Swift, xv. 249. A remarkable
incident respecting him, at the time of his bringing the barrier trea-
ty, xxii. 185. His sickness and death, 192. Accident to the moura-
ers returning from his tuneral, 193.
Harrison, Mr. Theophilus, son to Mrs. Whiteway, xix. 270.
Hart, William-Punished for publishing a libel, xxü. 213.
Hartington, marquis of-Ris character, vi. 164.
Hartstonge, Dr. John, bishop of Ossory-xv. 104. xxi. 168, 172,
Harvey, Dr. William-i.223.
Lady-Ballad written on her, xvii. 97. xxiv. 48.
Hawcubites, xxiv. 83.
Hawkesworth, Dr-Character of his life of Swist, ii. 257.
Haxton, one of the murderers of the archbishop of St. Andrew's, taken
and executed, xiv. 308.
Head-ach- A good remedy against it, xix. 269. Bohea-tea bad for the
head, xxi. 214
Health-What chiefly conducive to it. xviii. 246. Dr. Swift's estima-
tion of it, xvi. 251, 275.
Heathcote, Sir Gilbert-His care for the Bank, xxiv. 96.
Heathens-The ancient heathens were strict in the education of their
children, xiv 51. The most considerable of them believed a future
state of rewards and punishments, ibid. But it was not a settled
principle among them, by which they governed their actions,
Helsham, Dr-xvi. 197. Verses to, xi. 275, 279.
Helter Skelter, or the Hue and Cry after the Attornies, xi. 158.
Henley, Mr. Anthony-xv. 55. Some account of him, xxiv. 164. A
saying of his farmer, when dying of an asthma, xiv. 171. Hu-
mourously bapters the Dean on his situation in Ireland, xv. 94.
Henry Plantagenet, duke of Lancaster--Founded an hospital at
Leicester, for a certain number of old men, xii. 68.
Henry 1. king of England-His reign, vii. 247. His person and cha-
II. king of England-His reign, vii. 303. The homage he
received from the Irish not greater than what he himself paid for
his French dominions, xiii ill. His character, vii. 309.
VII-Resembled Vespasian in some things, particularly in
exacting money, xii. 69.
Vill-To upite thetwo kingdoms, offered his daughter Mary
to James V. of Scotland, xxiii. 21.1. Mide a better bargain in
seizing the rights of the church than his contemporary Francis l,
viii. 116. Had no design to change religion, 117, 118. Mis cea:
racter, iii. 189. viii 117. xiii. 259.
, The Great, of France-iii. 146. xiv. 227.
V. emperor of Germany-Reasons of his seeking an alliance
with England, vii. 255.
of Blois, bishop of Winchester, and the pope's legate in Eng
land-Facilitated his brother Stephen's accession to the crowo, vil
272. On his brother's capivity, took the oath of fealty to Maude,
287. Rsnounced all obedience to the empress, 289.
Merh-eaters, followers of Dr. Cheyne-xxiji 324.
Hereditary Right-Preferable to election in a monarchy like ours,
iii. 316. Of a king, not on the same foot with the property of a sub-
ject, 371. The main argument in favour of it answered, 320.
Queen Anne's title as indefeasible as an act of parliament could
make it, v. 31. Allowed by the tories to be most agreeable to our
constitution, yet defeasible by act of parliament, 157.
Herodotus-Character of, vii. 324.
Heiring, Dr. Thomas, afterward archbishop-Preached against the
Beggar's Opera, viii. 236. xvii. 195.
Hertford, Charles Seymour, earl of-xxi 108. Through an ungo-
vernable temper, incurred the queen's displeasure, vi. 270.
Hewit, Sir George-On bis deathbed confessed an intention of seiz-
ing James II iv. 297.
Heylin-Observations on his History of the Preshyterians, ixi. 327.
Hickman, Dr. Charles, bishop of Derry, xxi. 231.
Hides-Exported raw from Ireland, for want of bark to tan them,
Highwaymen-Some artfully taken by a gentleman, xxii 164.
Higgins, Francis-Presented as a sower of sedition in Ireland, xv. 134,
202, 204. Anecdote of him, xxii. 20.
Hill, Aaron---xxiii. 43. xv. 232.
General-His secret expedition against Capada, why it fail-
ed, though well-concerted, v. 280. xxii. 19. A regiment designed
for him by the queen, but the duke of Marlborough undutifully re.
fused to consent to it, iv. 293 vi. 271. His present to Swift, of a
snuff-box, with an explanation of the device on it, i. 144. xv. 232,
Sent, with six regiments, to take possession of Dunkirk, vii, 184.
His brother, xv. 232.
Mr., envoy to the duke of Savoy–His character, vi.
History Why so few writers of it in the English tongue of any dis-
tinction, vi. 61. The times which afford most matter for it are,
generally speaking, those in which a man would least choose to
live, iv. 179. Modern, ix. 223. Minute circumstances of ex-
traordinary facts most pleasing parts of it, iv, 203
History of the Four last Years of Queen Anne--vij. 1. Account of
it, 3; and of its publication, 4, 5. The Dean mentions it as a
free-written, but faithful, record, vii. 16. Speaks of it as bis grand
business, xxii. 200. The Lords Oxford and Bolingbroke could not
agree about its publication, vii. 15. The Dean's reasons for writ-
ing it, 16. The materials whence it was formed, 17. xx. 123. Dr.
Swift'asserts, that he never received any reward from the mini-
ster; and that he was so far from being biassed, that he had pre-
se-sved several of the opposite party in employments, vii. 17. Dr.
King's opinion of this history, xy. 175.
Foadly, Dr. Benjamin, successively bishop of Bangor, Hereford, Sa.
lisbury, and Winchester-A champion for resistance, but never
charged with meddling out of his function, vi. 196. Has an ill name
from our author, xvi. 270. xviii. 10, 226. xxi. 8. But lived to see the
nation become his converts; and sons have blushed to think their
fathers were bis foes. See the annals of cooler times. Dr. Swift
speaks of him very slightingly, wi. 8. The escuse made by the coort for not translating him to Durham, xviii. 226. Hobbes,His grand mistake, in confounding the executive with the
legislative power, iii. 314. Proves that every creature lites Daturally in a state of war, xi. 316. To what he ascribed the corruption of the political principles of the English youth, vi. 191.
xiii. 81, 131. Ais definition o: magnanimity, s. 301. Hoffman, a formal German resident- Prescribes good manners at the
English court, xiv. 188. Hogs Scheme for ploighing the ground with them, is 202. Holland, Sir John, comptroller of the housebold-Solicit: Dr. Swit's
acquaintance, xxi. 9. Holland-Why it can much sooner recover itself after a war than
England, v. 17. No religion there; and its govern nest the worst
constituted in the world to last, iv. 83. Holt, lord chief justice-From what motive Dr. Rade tiñe took parti
cular care to recover his wife, xvii. 260. Homer-Humorous animadversions on bis gross errors and varions
defects, in comparison of the moderns, ii. 118. Descri tion of that immortal bard, ix. 220. Honour-Why purchased at a cheaper rate hy satire than by any
other productions of the brain, iii. 57. An imperfect guide of men's
actions, xiv. 48. Hooker-His style commended, viii. 188. Hope-One of the two greatest motives of action, but such as will
not put us in the way of virtue, unless directed by conscience, xir, 50. "The successive hopes of the whigs, v. 91 Hopkins, secretary to the dnke of Grafton-Made master of the Re
vels, xii. 162. Horace-Ep. VII, L. I, imitated in an address to the earl of Oxford,
x. 106. Od. I, L. II, paraphrased, addressed to Mr. Steele, 152
Od. II, L. III. to Lord Oxford in the Tower, 166. Od. IX, L. IV,
addressed to Dr. King, archbishop of Dublin, 172. Od. XIV, L.
!, paraphrased and inscribed to Ireland, xi. 27. Od. XVI, L. I,
imitated, 47. Sat. VI, L. II, paraphrased, x. 110. Sat 1, L. II,
imitated, x. 120. Ep. V, L I, imitated in an invitation to the
earl of Nottingham, 102; and to Mr. Steele, 156. Sat. V, L. 1,
paraphrased, xi. 342. Part of Ep. I, L. I, by Lord Bolingbroke,
xvi. 302. Ode XIX, L. IV, addressed to Humphry French, xi. 255.
Excels Jovenal as a satirist, viii. 232. Dr. Sican's verses to thie
Dean, with a present of Pine's Ho race, xi. 343.
Horrid Plot discovered by Harlequin, x. 293.
Horses-Reflections on our abuse of them, ix. 270.
Horte, Dr. Josiah, bishop of Kilmore-xix. 271.
xx. 7,25, 118. Author of a pamphlet, which he wished to be printed, and for which Mr.
Faulkner suffered, xiii. 263. xx 7. Hostreham-The place where Henry II. first landed when he came
to possess the crown, vii. 304. Hospital for Junatics, suggested by Sir Wm. Fownes, xviii. 213. One
endowed by Swift, 181, 146. Hough, Dr. John-Bishop of Worcester, xix. 114. xxi. 2. Houghton, Mrs--Verses on her praising her husband, x. 200. House of Commons-Its great importance in this country, vi. 347. 4.
prince who has the hearts of his people, and leaves them to their free choice, cannot miss a good one, vi. 70. The pulse of the nation
better felt by, than by the house of iloughnhums--Have no word in their language to express lying, ix.
261. Their notions of truth and falsehood, 269. Their language abounds not in variety of words, their wants and passions being few, 271. Their virtues, 303. Their mapper of educating this