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Blackmore (sir Richard), iii. 226. xxiii. 39.5o. 34o.
His definition of avarice, xxiii. 343. A proficient
in the low sublime, xi. 297. Verses to be placed
under his picture, xxiv. 73. -
Blacksmiths. Their petition to the lord mayor and
aldermen of London against certain virtuosi, xxiii
3O4. - -
Blackwall (sir Lambert), vi. 172.
Blaney (lord). Dr. Swift's petition against him, i.
Blessinton (Win. Stewart, earl of), xx. 146.
Blount (Mrs. Martha). Verses on her birthday, xxiv.
35. Her constancy in friendship mentioned with
honour by Mr. Pope, xx. 195.
-Blueskins. A famous thief, xi. 39. -
Blunt (sir join). His account of the funds from
1707 to 1710, vii. 103.
Bożea tea. Bad for the head, xxi. 213.
Bolingbroke. See St. john.
- the old lord, xix. 256.
- the first lady, xvi. 134. ,
——- the second lady, xvii. 108. 226. xviii.

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Bolton (archbishop of Cashell), xv.23. 264. xvi. 283.
His character, vi. 161. xi. 235. xx .40. xxi. 46.
When chancellor of St. Patrick's took every op-
portunity of opposing Swift, xvi. 17o. 264; and,
when made a bishop, left Swift embroiled for want
of him, 294. A maxim he learned from politi-
cians, xix. 152.
Bon Mots, xiv. 256. See Swiftiana.
Eooks. Like men, have only one way of coming into
the world, but many of going out of it; iii. 48.
The same book may as well be christened with
different names as other infants of quality, 74.
Mr. Dryden gave his a multiplicity of godfathers,
75. The most accomplished way of using them
in this age, 133. The turn they give to our


thoughts and way of reasoning, viii. 26. A wrong
method and ill choice of them makes women the
worse for what they have read, 90. A book may
be read with pleasure, though the author detested,
xiv. 177. To know from what quarter some
books come, a good way toward their confutation,
iv. 45. Little encouragement for publishing books
in Ireland, xviii. 145. Composing godly books no
recommendation in England, 256.
Booksellers. Liberal to authors, xviii. 320.
Boots (torturing). When and how used, xiv. 337.
Bothmar (M. envoy from the elector of Hanover).
His memorial, xv. 209. Published by the con-
nivance of his master, vii. 46. A stratagem used
by M. Bothmar to make it appear authentick, 47.
Deceived his master by false representations, 189.
Bothwell bridge. The action there between the
king's forces under the duke of Monmouth, and
the rebels, xiv. 296–300.
Bottle. On a great buried one, x. 266. The spitaph,
Boucher (a famous gamester). When worth 56,ocol.
dunned the duke of Buckingham (to whom he had
been footman) for wages, viii. 289.
Bouffers (Mons.). A fanfaronnade of his, viii. 99.
Boulter (Primate), xii. 162.
Bounce at Twickenham, to Fop at Coort, xxiv. 74.
Bourbon (duke of). The magnificence of his stables
at Chantilly, xix. 227.
Bourignon (madam). Her opinion respecting man at
his first creation, xxiii. : 1 5.
Bouts Rimés. On Signora Domitilla, xi. 146. Origin
of their invention, ibid. Finely ridiculed by Sa-
rasin, ibid.
Boyer (Abel). Remarks on his Political State of Great.
Britain, v. 2 io. Taken up for his abuse, iv 2 7.

xxi. 320.
Boyle (hon. Charley), xvi. 265.

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Boyle (Mr. Henry), v. 41. Secretary of state, xv. 09. Turned out, xxi. 13. His character, vi. 169. See Orrery. Boyse (Mr.). His book, “Of a scripturat bishop,” burnt at Dublin, xv. 195. Brain. Of what composed, iii. 252. If of a contexture not fit to receive learning, how affected upon being mixed with it, according to Avicen, XX111. 32 I. Brasiers. Their petition against certain virtuosi, xxiii. 304. Frent (Mrs). The Dean's housekeeper, xviii. 155. Brevet. What the term means, xxii. 208. Brief. The representation of the clergy of Dublin, against the archbishop's command concerning one, xii. 84. Clergy and churchwardens cannot be legally commanded to go from house to house to collect for it, 86. Brinsden, the oculist, xvi. 96. Bristol. Some few vessels fitted out there by private adventurers took one of the Aquapulco ships, v.

275. ro (George lord Digby, earl of), xvi. 258. Britain. The purchase of the whole island, if it were to be sold, v. 3 The Britons embraced Christianity very early, vii. 225. Their original lanuage, 226. British Apollo. Some account of that paper, xxiv. 164. - . . . British tongue. Why more Latin words remain in it than in the old Saxon, vi. 45. Brokdongmag. Voyage to, ix. 87. Described, 12 1. The king of it discourses with Gulliver upon the political state of England, 141. The learning of its inhabitants, 15 1. Their style and manner of writing, I 53. Broderick (Alan), iv. 24. xv. 44, 285, —-- (Thomas), vi. 140,

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#: A covering for the feet, xii. 171.
rozzley (Clobery), xxi. 174.
(William). vi. 203. xv. 270.
Broomstick. Meditation upon, iii. 273.
Brother Protestants and fellow Christians. On the use
of the words, xi. 278. -
Brotherly love. No duty more incumbent upon those
who profess the Gospel than it, xiv. 56. The se-
veral causes of the want of it, and the conse-
quences of such want, 56–62. Motives and ex-
hortations to embrace and continue in it, 62-66.
Brown (sir Thomas), viii. 151.
(Dr. Peter). Bishop of Corke, xvii. 30, 31.
xx11. 17o.
(Ursula). Sister of sir John Duncombe, xxi.

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Browne (sir john), xiii. 3. xvii. 184. xx. 186. His
letter to Swift, xxii. 181. One of Wcod's evi-
dences, xii. 124. - -
Bruges. Representation of the English merchants
there relative to the Barrier Treaty, vi. 39.
Brutes. Why incapable of carrying on war against
their own species, iii. 194. -
Brutus (junius and Marcus). Two of the six great-
est men in the world, ix. 218.
Brutus (Marcus). The motives which induced him
to prefer Pompey to Caesar commended, vi. 78.
La Prayere. Introduces new terms not to be found
before his time, vi. 47.
Brydges (james, duke of Chandos). His character,
vi. 168. Verses on him, xi. 323. Pope's charac-
ter of Timon drawn for him, xviii. 165. Swift
applied to him for some ancient Irish records in .
his possession, xix. 05. 15. His marriage, xx. 4.
Coolness between him and Swift from the time of
. . his being made a duke, xi. 323. xix. 181. -
Brydges (hon. Henry). Archdeacon of Rochester,
xi. 324.

Bubble. Origin of the term, xxiii. 345. Essay ow
English Bubbles, xii. 22.
Bzccaneers, ix. 246.
Buckingham and Normanby (john Sheffield, duke of).
His character, v. 1 io. vi. 16o. -
Building. Dr. Barebone's scheme for, xiii. 18.
Bull ( ohm). His History, xxiii. 153.
Bull (Dr. George, bishop of St. David's), xxi. 12.
Bull. An Irish one, xviii. 296. . -
Bulls and Pears. What, xxiii. 346.
Bunyan (john). His dream improved on, iii. 197.
Burgess (Daniel), viii. 162. His definition of a law
suit, xxiii. 173. His meetinghouse demolished,
v1. 92.
Burgundy (house of). One of the most ancient as
well as useful allies of England, vii. 127.
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. 127.
Burlington (Countess of). Verses on her cutting paper,
xxiv. 77.
po (Richard Boyle, earl of). Sold, in one ar-
ticle, 90ool. a year in Ireland, for 200,000l. xx.
16c. .
so (bishop), iv, 163. v. 260. vi. 190. Preface to
Åis Introduction, viii. 95, His character, vi. 171.
vii. 17. xii. 3 13. Copied by Steele, vi. 190. viii.
98. Progress of a story, 101. Said to have been
author of the project for the government's bor-
rowing money upon funds bearing interest, v. 26c.
vii. 99. Used little arts, to get off his third vo-
lume of the History of the Reformation, viii. 1 oo.
Denied access to the Cotton library, 1o 1. Pub-
lished a book, which carries the prerogative higher
than any writer of the age, . 102. What were his
inducements to undertake it, 103, Frightens the

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