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nation with the old topick of fire and faggot, 165;
the clergy with the apprehension of losing their
wives or their livings, ibid.; and the laity with
the resumption of abbey lands, 1 oz. Appealed to,
whether sacrilege or fornication be the greater
sin, 109. Changes his mind with respect to the
expediency of bishops letting leases for lives, 11 i.
112. His character of the clergy, ibid. His con-
temptuous opinion of convocations, 1 14. Rails.
at the clergy; himself, being a bishop, not in the
number of them, ibid. Smells popery better at a
great distance, than fanaticism under his nose,
12o. Unjustly accuses Mr. Leslie of impudence,
for proposing a union between the English and
Gallican churches, 126. Hated by all the clergy,
128. The world has contracted a habit of be-
lieving him backward, 129. Advice to him upon
certain points, 13c-133. The obscure meaning
of the words beggarly elements, as applied by him,
xiii. 229. In the Preface to his History of his own
Times, promises to polish that work every day of
his life, xxii. 248. 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 behaviour of the epis-
copal clergy in Scotland, xiv. 304. A short cha-
racter of that history, xii. 313; and of its au-
thor, vi. 171. vii. 17. xii. 3 13. His style rough,
full of improprieties and mean expressions, xii.
313. His own opinion of it, from a castrated pas-
sage in his original MS. ilid. His idle story of
the pretender's birth fit only for an old woman,
, ibid. His characters miserably wrought," fre-
quently mistaken, and all of them detracting, ex-
cept of those who were friends to the Presbyte-
'rians, 314. Many of them however were stricken
out with his own hand; but left legible in the
MS. which the editor promised to deposit in the
Cotton library, but did not perform, ibid. His account of the murder of the bishop of St. Andrew's, xiv. 291. His character of general Dalziel, 316. His narrative of king James's abdication, 328. Of the prince of Orange's arrival, 328. 329. Earl of Arran's sarcastick reply to him, 329. Some private conversation of his with Swift, viii. 1 1 1. Character of his history, xxiii. 142. . Burnet (Thomas), xxii. 96. Burscough (Dr. Won). Bishop of Limerick, xvii. 50. Burton. A famous banker, xi. 12. xxi. 216. Business. Minding that of other people the greatest mark of idleness, xviii. 302. Bussy Rabutin (count). When he appeared contemptible, xiv. 226. Butler (of Weston, lord), vi. 168. —r (lady), xxi. 241. Button's Coffeehouse, xxiv. 14. , Boys (the Dutch envoy). His politicks and manners were much of a size, xiv. 184. His character, vii. 45. An artful negotiator, 85. Present at all the consultations of the whig party, 147. Appointed plenipotentiary by the States, 155. Remarks on his conduct while in England, ibid. Byng (Admiral). His character, vi. 174. Bysse (Dr. Philip). Bishop of St. David's, &c. xv. 96. xxii. 179. 186.
Cadenus and Vanessa. A poem, x. 119. Cadogan (general). Account of him, xxi. 85. Caesar (Charles, esq.). Some account of his family, xix. 30. Swift's Letters to Mrs. Caesar, ilid. 32. Cesar (julius). The cause of the civil war between him and Pompey, ii. 307. Invaded England, rather to increase his glory than his conquests, vii. 224. When he appeared contemptible, xiv 226.
His degree of fame, viii. 179. Why opposed by
Cato and Brutus, vi. 78. Wrote his Commentaries
amid hurry and fatigue, xv. 194.
Cesar (julius). A general in the king's service,
xix. 3o. -
Cairnes (sir Alexander), xxi. 236. -
Cameron (sir Owen). Knighted by king James II.
in a manner which did him particular honour, xiv.
Candles. . The various ways of extinguishing them
used by servants, viii. 258. And of snuffing them,
co, (A). With the musick, xi. 357.
Canting. The art of it in greatest perfection when
managed by ignorance, iii. 254. Its first ingre-
dient a competent share of inward light, ibid.
The art of it, as performed by snuffling, first ap-
peared upon the decay and discouragement of
bagpipes, 256. The occasion or accident which
produced it, ibid. -
Canting of land, xiii. 29.
Capon's Tale, xxiv. 9.
Carbery rocks. Verses on them, x. 277, 278.
Cardonell (Mr.). Expelled the house of commons,
for receiving bribes from the contractors for bread,
vii. Q8. -
Cards. Why contribute little to the refinement of
conversation, xxii. 259. - .
Carey (Henry), xxiv. 21. -
Carmarthea (marchioness), xv. 289. . . .
Caroline (queen). A princess of great virtue, xvii.
1 13. Swift keeps up his privilege of not going to
her, when queen, till sent for, 143. xviii. 76. His
speech to her after she had sent for him, 274.
Promised a medal to the Dean, which he never got,
xi.245. xvii. 76. Yet she received from Swift a .
present, of silk, worth thirty-five pounds, xviii. 55.
A counterfeit letter to her majesty, in favour of
Mrs. Barber, 109. To what her death was owing,
xx. 148. In her last illness, forgave her son, but refused to see him, 140. Carr (bishop). Dr. Swift's opinion of him, xi. 235. xvi. 133. - - - - Carstairs (Mr.). His character, vi. 177. Carte (Mr. Thomas). His historical pursuits, xx. 48. Carter (Mr.). Master of the Rolls in Ireland, xix. 285. Carteret (lord). Windication of him, xiii.68. His character, x, 319. xii. 160. xiii. 68, 168. A pacificator, x. 3C9. Epistle to him in verse, by Dr. Delany,
xi. 120, Epistle on the foregoing, 123. Forced
to consent to the proclamation against his old friend the Drapier, the first or second night after his arrival in Ireland, viii. 250. xix. 77. , His repartee on the occasion, i. 292. A remark on him by Dr. Swift, xx. 92. His answer to those who asked him how he governed Ireland, 101. In what respect he acted a more popular part in the government of that kingdom than the duke of Dorset, xix. 169. Carteret (lady), xviii. 54. Her goodness and beauty, ibid. Carthaginians. The cause of their decline, ii. 303. Carthy (a scribbling schoolmaster). Verses on his threatening to translate Pindar, xi. 366. Epigram on him and Delacourt, ibid. Cary, x. 43. -Case (john). The astrologer, iv. 12o. Cash. See Money, Halfpence, Ireland, Wood. Cashell (Archbishop of ). Perses on him and Bettesworth, xi. 285. . Cassinus and Peter. A tragical elegy, xi. 212. Castledurrow (lord), xviii. 18. xix. 73. 89. 242. Some verses addressed by him to an old woman, xx. 75. . . . . . - - - . . . co, The little House of x. 79. Casuists. Several of their explanations may be called amendments to the ten commandments, xxiii. 357.
Catalonia. The war carried on there almost entirely
at the cost of the English, v. 292. -
Catalonians. The case of that people discussed, vi.
2.2 t . -
Catholicks. True whigs, in the best and most proper
sense of the word, xiii. 225. 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 friars, disguised like presbyterian ministers,
preached up rebellion; yet the bulk of them loyal,
226. Their insurrections in Ireland were only to
preserve the old religion, not to introduce a new
one, 227. Were employed in offices civil and
military till the test act under Charles II. 229.
Have a better plea for not changing their religion
than the dissenters, 230; and may as justly com-
plain of persecution, 231. The heads of them in-
vited over the duke of Lorrain during the usur-
pation, 235. Commended for it by the dissenters,
ibid. Advantages of their system, xviii. 214.
Cato the praetor (called Uticensis). One of the six
greatest men in the world, ix. 218. Though he
was called a stoick, it was more from a resem-
blance of his manners with their worst quali-
ties, than that he avowed himself one of their dis-
ciples, xiv. 139. Some particulars of his charac-
ter, viii. 181. xiv. 224. His conduct commended,
vi. 78. - - - - -
Catoptrical Victuallers. Petition against them, xxiii.,
O4. - * ,
cña on Lesbia, x. 117. -
Causes. The most different produce the same effect;
exemplified in the formation of clouds, iii. 146.
Small ones suffice to make us uneasy, when great
ones are not in the way, xiv. 172. Great events
from little ones, vi. 340. . . . . . - -