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cester, by the help of a preface, passed for a tory discourse in one
reign, and, by omitting the preface, that author appeared a whig.
in another; thus, by changing the position, the picture represents
either the pope or the devil, the cardinal or the fool, vi. 97. Com-
o is often like bottled liquors, where the light and windy parts
urry to the head and fix in froth, xii., 41. Quarrelling with a
peace not exactly to our minds, is like suing one who had put out
a great fire for lost goods or damaged houses, vi. 126. The dates of
nobility are like those of books; the old are usually more exact,
genuine, and useful. though commonly unlettered, and often loose
in the bindings, xii. 39. #. canon law is but the tail, the fag end
or the footman of the civil; and, like vermin in rotten wood, rose
in the church in the age of corruption, and when it wanted phy-
sic to purge it, 53. It is with religion as with paternal affection;
some profligate wretches may forget it, and some, through per-
verse thinking, not see any reason for it; but the bulk of mankind
will love their children, xv. 61. It is with men as with beauties;
if they pass the flower, they lie neglected for ever, 191. Cour.
tiers resemble gamesters, the latter finding new arts unknown to
the older, xix. 260. . The parliament of iselano imitates that of
England in every thing, as a monkey does a human creature, 164.
The ministry are as easy and merry as if they had nothing on
their heads or their shoulders; like physicians, who endeavour to
cure, but feel no grief, whatever the patient suffers, xxi. 119. The
Irish ladies, who make a fine appearance on a birth-day at the
castle, with nothing Irish about them but their souls and bodies,
are like a city on fire, which shines by that which destroys it, xix.
235. See Bon Motsand Thoughtson Various Subjects.
Sylvia, a Fragment—xxiv. 34.
Symmachus, bishop of Rome—A law of his, xi. 132.
Swinden, Dr.-His treatise on Hell, xxiii. 146.
Synge, Dr. Edward—Bishop of Ferns, xx. 192.
Tablebook—Verses written in a Lady's, x. 42.
Tacking, a practice of .# a money bill to one of a different
nature, which cannot be otherwise gotten through both houses.—
A favourite expedient among the tories, vii. 138. Remarks on
that practice, 140.
Tailors—A sort of idols, who create men by a kind of manufactory
operation, iii. 78.
Talbot, lord chancellor—xix. 130.
, Charles—See Shrewsbury.
Tale of a Tub—iii. 1. Historical particulars concerning it, 3. A
parson cousin of the Dean's affected to be thought the author of
it, iii. 4. xv. 100. Dr. Johnson’s remarks on it, ii. 248.
Taste—The degeneracy of it in a great measure owing to the pre-
judice of parties, v. 55.
Tattlers, by Dr. Swift–viii. 145, 216. Some pointed out, which he
has disclaimed, 146. Steele's reason for dropping the paper, xxiv.
160. Its character, 161; and happy effects, 162. After Steele had
given it up, several new ones came out, all the authors of which
pretended to be the genuine Isaac Bickerstaff, 165. New one set
up by Harrison, xxi. 122. -
Taxes—A remark of a commisssoner of the customs concerning them,
xiii. 7, 39. The annual amount of those upon land and malt, v.
315. The consequence of o; either of them, 320. Those
on luxury, which are universally allowed to be the most equita-
ble and beneficial, have a contrary effect in Ireland, xiii. 19. The
tax laid on daily and weekly papers produced an effect quite con:
trary to what it was intended to promote, vii. 142.
Too, Sir William—Dedication to the two first Volumes of his Let-
ters, iii. 279. Preface to his Letters, ibid.; to the third Part of his Mis-
cellanea, 283; and to the third Volume of his Letters, 285. Pre-
face to the third Part of his Memoirs, 287. Verses on his Illness
and Recovery, x. 37. Ode to him, 10. A principal person in the
treaty of Nimeguen, iii. 289. His censure and contempt of bur:
lesque writing mortified Swift, 200. The English tongue advanced
by him to very great perfection, 280. Burned one part of his me-
moirs, 290. Takes Swift under his patronage, i. 87: xv. 22. Sends
him to King William, to explain the nature of a bill to limit the
duration of parliaments, ii. 230. Not so zealous in promoting Dr.
Swift's interest, as might have been expected, xv. 7, 8. Swift's let-
ter to him requesting a certificate of his behaviour, 7, 9.
Temple family–Dr. Swist on ill terms with them in 1710, xxi. 5.
Temperance—A necessary virtue for great men, xvii. 197. - -
Tenets—May affect a man's capacity for offices in the state, iv.
* * * * *
Tenison, archbishop—vi. 205. His character, vi. 173. Anecdote of
him, viii. 30. Furnished hints for the Crisis, vi. 184.
Test Act—Tracts relating to it, iv. 23, xiii. 113, 133, 211, 222, 229,
234. The design, of the whizs to abolish it, and how that hopeful
project miscarried, v. 81. Proposed to be taken off in Ireland first,
xiii. 113. Presbyterians joined with the papists in getting it re-
pealed under James II. 123. The repeal of it proposed to put an
end to all distinction, except that of papists and protestants, 128.
The project for repealing it, and yet leaving the name of an esta;
blishment to the present national church, inconsistent and of bad
consequence, 213. Queries relating to it, 222, Great numbers of
catholics, employed in offices till the test took place under King
Charles the Second, 240. Fable relating to it, x. 165. The taking
off the test in Ireland, a means to have it taken off in England, xv.
61. . The necessity of o a test, xii. 9. When the act passed
an inconsiderable number refused to qualify themselves, 9. Were
the act repealed, every subdivision of sects would pretend to have
their share of employments, xiii. 229.
Thales, the founder of the ionic sect—His barbarous answer to a
question in morality, xiv. 135
Thanet, earl os-His character, vi. 166.
Theobald, archbishop of Čanterbury. His prudence restored peace to
this kingdom, vii. 299.
Theobalds, Mr-Founds loyalty upon politeness, xxii. 267.
Theseus—The first who civilized the Grecians, and established the po.
pular state in Athens, ii. 287.
Thieves—Returned from transportation, greater rogues than before,
xii. 59. May be easily known in the daytime by their looks, 60.
Receive but a small portion of the value of what they steal, 6l.
Their midnight revels, ibid. Behaviour of an Irish one at the gal-
lows, xix. 198.
Thistles—Why placed in the collar of the order, instead oftoses, iii.57.
Thomas, William—xvi. 42, 74.
*Edward-Deion. of introducing the excise into Ireland,
Thomson, James—In blank verse excelled his contemporaries, yet his
Seasons not admired by Swift, xviii. 99.
Thorn–Qn cutting, down, the old one at Market-hill, xi. 72.
Thornhill, Richard—Kills Sir Cholmley .."; in a duel, xxi. 215.
Tried. formanslaughter, ibid. Is afterwards killed himself by two
T.; 280. . Subjects, by Swift 65. 183: b
- on various Subjec wift–Xiv. 165. 183: iii.
363. What gave rise :::::::: xiv. ow 165, 183; by Pope, orii
Tim and the Fables—A poem, printed in one of the Intelligen-
cers, xi. 104.
Time—Triumphed over, in these latter ages, by the Grub-street wri-
ters, iii 68. The only preacher listened to, xiv. 166. The Power
of Time, a poem, xi. 224.
Tindal, the supposed author of The Rights of the Christian Church,
&c.—Remarks on his book, iv. 43. Account of him, 7, 17, 44.
Tisdall, Dr.--xiii. 129. Dr. Swift's letter to him, on the subject of
his addresses to Mrs. Johnson, xv. 28, 38. Dr. Swift very candidly
assures him, that he never saw any person whose conversation he
entirely valued, but Mrs. Johnson's, 37. And freely gives his con-
sent to her marrying Dr. Tisdall, ibid.
Tithes—Reasons against settling them by a Modus, xiii. 197. The
misapplying them to secular persons an act of injustice, viii. 108.
Paid with great disadvantage in Ireland, xiii. 149, 200. Impossible
for the most ill-minded clergyman to cheat in his tithe, though he
is liable to be cheated by every cottager, xii. 80. xiii. 201. Tithe
of flax made very easy to the farmer by the clergy's indulgence,
xiii. 204,209. The clergy's right to them an older title than any man
has to his estate, iv. 73. A security to them, to let the laity have
a share, xv. 179. o
Titles of Honour–Means by which they are often procured, ix.
Titus, Colonel–Made a privy counsellor by King James II. for hav-
ing asserted in parliament that he was a papist, v. 163.
Toft, Mary–A bold impostor, xvii. 100, 107.
Tofts, Mrs. the singer—xxiv. 41.
Toland, John—An Irish priest, iv. 7, 17. Account of, xiv. 208.
Toland's Invitation to Dismal—x. 102.
Toleration—Pressed for by the whigs and fanatics, though denied by
them to others, v. 140.
Tom Mullinix and Dick—xi. 105.
Torcy, Mons, de—His negotiations in 1709 ineffectual, through the
obstimacy of some of the allies, vii. 57. His opinion of the great
consequence of the British troops, 193. On , the obstinacy of the
Dutch, would have persuaded the queen to join fle French, in com-
pelling them to a peace, ibid. Was the first who moved his mas-
ter, to apply for a peace, 210. In the whole of his proceedings
Tories—Chiefly brought about the revolution, floo the whigs af-
terward claimed the merit of it, v. 15, 179. The bulk of the land-
ed men in England generally of them, 95. Did not put their re-
sentments in balance with the safety of the nation, when the whi
party was at the helm, 97. What passive obedience, as profes
and practised by them, 157. Whether they or the whigs, consider-
ed as a party, are most to be feared by a prince, 168. Thir prin-
ciples with respect to government, 173. With respect to the church
sufficiently known, ibid. The topics of reproach which they and
the whigs liberally bestow on each other, 194. The original and
application of the cant words Whig and Tory, 220, 226. Were the
greatest opposers of the proceedings of King James the Second, viii.
I06. Charged with, being ready to leap into popery, 111. All
supposed to be jacobites, and :". papists in their hearts,
xxii. 267. Their principles, opposed to those of the whigs, vii. 23.
with our ministers, acted with the utmost candour and integri-
Tories and whigs born with a natural antipathy to each other, and
engage, when they meet, as naturally as the elephant and the rhi-
noceros, viii. 219. Many of them discontented at the peace, xxii.
197. Act parts contrary to their own imagined interests, xv. 281.
View of their conduct before they came into power, vi. 76. See
Torturing boots—When and how used, xiv. 339.
Touching for the Evil—xxi. 215.
Toulon–The design of taking it scandalously revealed, v. 293.
§: good by the clerk of a certain great man, as affirm-
ed. vi. 17.
Tomoeos what, xi. 287.
Towers, Joseph—Prebendary of St. Patrick, xx. 282.
Town Eclogue—x. 89.
Townshend, lord viscount—v. 287. His character, vi. 168. Ambassa-
dor extraordinary to settle the barrier treaty, vi. 19. Which as:
terward sat heavy on his spirits, vii. 46. Declared by the com-
mons an enemy to his queen and country, 114, 130. Causes of
his disgrace in the beginning of King George the 'First's reign, xvi.
Traerbach–Delivered up to the Imperialists by the Dutch without
consulting the queen, vi. 219.
Traffick—Ballad on the Game of. x. 47.
Tragedies—Why inore frequented by the ladies than comedies, xxiii.
371. Human life is at best but a tragedy, xvii. 148,171.
Tranformation of Sexes—The happy effects of it, xxiii. 124.
Transubstantiation—The doctrine of it ridiculed, iii. 110. One priu-
cipal occasion of the resormation, 112.
Trapp, Dr. Joseph—His character as a preacher, viii. 163; as a
t, x. 205. Account of, xii. 50. Remarks on his translation of
Wirgil, x. 205. xii. 51. His character of the present set of whigs,
xxi. 201, 219. His poem on the duke of Ormond, 283.
Travels—The advantage of reading modern ones, xv. 96.
Travellers—Often tedious and trifling, ix. 101. A young travel-
Ier o returned home often the worst bred person in company,
Traulus—A poem, xi 190, 193.
Treat—Wherein the greatest consists, xx. 84. The treats made in
Ireland as much prejudice as most of their follies, 85.
T†.” Barrier, Gertruydenburg, Munster, Partition, and
Tresilian, lord chief jistice—Character of him, xi. 272.
Trevor, Lord—xvi. 53.
Trifles—xxiv. 183, 188.
Trimnel, Bishop—Motion for the publication of his 30th of January
sermon thrown out, xxii.69. -
'Frinity—Sermon on the, xiv. 20, Why and when the term was in-
vented, 21. If the mystery of it, or some other mysteries of our
religion, were revealed to us, we should, without faculties superior
to those we at present enjoy, be unable to comprehend them, 28.
No miracle mentioned in scripture, which is not as much contrary
to reason as this doctrine, ibid. The authors who have written
particularly against the doctrine of it proceed wholly upon a
Triplets—Swift's dislike to them, xix. 150.
Too-what constantly practised at those of the Romans,
# -oo: * enormous size, xx. 46.
Tooth-Fiction has a great advantage over it, iii. 153.
Tully—See Cicco, great advantage over it, iii. 153
Turf–The Irish practice of cutting it destructive to their lands and
cattle, xii. 258.
Turks- Strict observers of religious worship, iv. 18. r
Turnpikes—Much wanted in Ireland, xiii.66.
Tuscany, grand duke of Customary for him to send presents of wine
to the English ministry, xxi. 196.
Tutchin, John—Author of the Observator, iv. 25. xv. 207. xxiv.
Tutors—The entertaining those of the French nation in noble fami-
lies a pernigious custom, viii. 42,
Twelve Articles—xi. 164.
Two and Two, do not always make four, xiii. 41.
Tyranny—The sense of the word in the most ancient Greek all-
thors, ii. 279.
Vacuum—How the dispute among the philosophers concerning it
may be determined, iii. 270.
Wales–First abolished by Mr. Mathew, ii. 109.
Vanbrugh, Sir John–Quarrelled with the Dean, for writing verses
on his house, xxi. 56. Character of his plays, x. 68
Wanbrugh's jiouse—x. 60. History of 67.
Vanhomrigh, Miss–Account of her connexion with Dr. Swift, ii.
20. 258, Xv. 283. . In August 1711, talks of going to Ireland, to get
her fortune into her own hands, xxi. 277. Reminds Dr. Swift of a
Inaxim once observed by him, xvi. 122. Her pathetic expostulato-
ry letter to him, 122. Complimented by Dr. Swift, in a French let-
ter, on her extraordinary accomplishments, xvi. 211. , xx. 286.
Writes him another moving letter, xvi. 224. Again declares her
passion for him, and expostulates with him for his neglect of her,
228. Is rallied facetiously by him on the subject of their epistola:
ry correspondence, xvi. 225. Her death, ii. 38. Directed all the
letters between her and Swift to be published, with Cadenus and
Vanessa, 39. Her character, ii. 40,271. A rebus, by Vanessa, on
the Dean's name, x. 150. His answer, 151. Two odes ascribed to
her, ii. 58,59.
Vanhomrigh, Mary, xvi. 225.
- Mr. xv.266.
Van Lewen, Sir Ki 266. -
Vanity—A mark of humility rather than pride, xiv. 172. Is always
in proportion to a man's understanding, xxiii. 364. No other vice
or folly requires so much nicety and .# to manage, nor is any one
so contemptible when ill managed, xiv. 180.
Vaughan, Mr—Author of a very unintelligible treatise, called An-
throposophia Theomagica, iii. 118, 166
Veal—Receipt for stewing it, in verse, xvii. 94.
Vendosime, duke of xv. 135.
Venice—Whence the aristoracy there in a declining state, iii. 312.
Verres—Abstract of Cicero's speech against him, v. 44.
Verses for Fruit Women, &c. xi. 358. On 1 know not what, 111.
Vertiginosus—The second syllable made short by Swift, xi. 348.
Epigram on it, 350. -
vo-Dr. Arbuthnot's prescriptions for it, xvi. 197, 308. xviii.
Vesey, Agmundesham—xi. 21.
, Dr. John—Bishop of Limerick, xxi. 95.
Vexation—The advantage of a moderate share of it, xix. 71.
Vicars—Description of their life in England, xiii. 155,
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