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Manmer, Sir Thomas—A favourite of King George II. when prince of
Wales, vii. 315. 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 figure, xiv. 229. His obligations
to Polybius, viii. 180. -
Hanover, elector of His envoy (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
family, 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 educat-
ed here, 351.
Happines—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,
xxi. I 1.
Hare, Dr. Francis, b shop of St. Asaph, and afterward of Chiches-
ter—A learned Comment on his Sermon, iv. 271. Author of three
pamphiets 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, 273.
Harley, Robert—His origin, iv. 222. Speaker successively to three
arliaments, in 1700, 170], and 1702, v. 112. vi. 301, 320. vii. 106.
tucceeded janići, earl of Nottingham, as secretary of state, in 17
xxiii 139. Turned 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 difficialty obey the queen's com-
mands in waiting on her, vi. 275 Reinstated in the queen's favour
and made chancellor of the exchequer 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 .# of Ireland, 285, xv. 122, 123. Strongly urges
Dr. Swift to exert his talents in political disquisitions, vi. 235 is
timid proceedings, when in power gave umbrage to his own 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. (Soe Guiscard.) The par-
liament's testimony of their esteem for him, 166,210. Had fre-
Quently threatening letters sent him. xxii. 9. Plot for assassinating
him, 147, 155. The sentiments of both parties on his conduct, vi.
305. His reply to D. Swift's expostulations on that subject, 310.
His great maxim in the conduct of public affairs, xv. 173. B. re
false imputations without concern, 263. A great trespasser, against
punctu (lity 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 earl
of Nottingham's clause 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 earl of Oxford and Mortimer, and lord treasurer, May 24,
1711, vi. 292 Le Sack the French dancing master's remark on that
eccasion, viii. 42. The preamble to his patent, iv 222 His pru-
dent cordict in regulating the national revente, vii. 109, 112. Ho- .
noured with the Garter, Oct 26, 1712, xv.245. . His disregard of
Mrs. Mashom's credit occasion; d. tile sinking of his own, vi. 321.
Toward the end on his ministry, had not a fiend of any consequence
let, except the duke of Ormond, Lord Trevor, and Mr Secretary
Bromley, 325. Lord chancellor Harcourt, Lord Bolingbroke, Lady
Masham, Bishop Atterbury, and some others. openly declared
ago inst him: the earl of Dartmouth and Earl Poulett stood neuter;
and the duke of Shrewsbury, then in Ireland, hated him, but sacri-
ficed all resentments to ease, profit, and power, ibid. is reserve
the couse of Lord Bolingbroke's resentment, 243. The earl of 0:-
ford and Lord Bolingbroke had hardly a common friend left, ex-
cept the 13, am, whose sincerity and freedom made up what he want-
ed in weight and credit, 327. Affected to preserve a refutation of
power when he had it not, that he might remove all blame from his
sovereign, 331. Loses his daughter, on which occasion Swit sends
him in admirable consolatory epistle, xv. 306. Dismisse irom his
office, xvi. 73, 83. Impeached, and sent to the Townr, whence
(having been kept there two years) he was dismissed without a trial,
vi. 3.33. Letter of Dr. Swit to his lordship, on 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
event, xvii. 9. The Bean proposes to write his lordshio’s lie, 10.
Swift's not to under his picture, xvi. 282. Lines on his being stab-
bed by Griscard, 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 recep-
tion of Dr. Swist upon his first introduction to him, 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 commbn interest, 158. Anecdote of his porter, xxi. 26.
A remarkable instance of his friendship to Dr. Swit, 28 His rea-
sons for pressing forward the remission of the first-fruits, 30. His
particular attention to Dr. Swift's honour throughout that business,
Has five or six millions to raise, and the whigs will not end a
groat, 121 Sends Dr. Swist 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. Swift, xvi. 23. Migre
of the same, 25. Conclusion of a copy of verses made by him,
complaining of ill usage, 38. Reproached by Lady Masham, 62.
Some reflections respecting his dismission, and carriage thereupon,
72. His letter to Dr. Swit, 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 conduct
and treatment, 101. A short character of him by Lord Bolinghroke,
103. Makes advances of civility to the wbigs, 109. Some observa-
tions respecting his is tended trial, xvi. 176. That subject farther
discussed, 177. His impeacoment discharged, by unanimous con-
sent of the lords, ibid. The king forbids him the court, 177. At his
death, left large materials for a history, xvii. 21. A picture of
him o a ring sent to Dr. Swift, by Edward, earl of Oxford,
XVii. - -
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 Britain, vi. 317. vii. 190. Sends a letter from thence,
testifying the elector's confidence in the queen, vi. 346.
, Lady Betty—Circumstances of her matchi with the marquis
of Caermarthen, xxii. 158
Haro, Sir Charles—His character, vi. 177.
Harrington, Mr. James, anthor of the Oceana—His scheme for re-
forming the house of commons by rotation, ii. 320.
Harris, Mrs. Frances—Her Petition, x. 43. An imitation of it, by
Mary the cook moid, 308.
, James—Strictures on a remark of his on Swift, ii. 192.
Harrison, Air. Thomas–Account of him, 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.
John, 138; who makes him secretary to Lord Raby, ambassador at
the Hagle, 170; and presents him with fifty guineas to bear his
charges, xxi. 198 His letter to Dr. Swift, xv. 219. A remarkable
incident respecting him, at the time of his bringing the barrier trea-
ty, xxii. 183. His sickness and death, 192. Accident to the moura-
ers returning from his funeral, 193.
Harrison, Mr. Theophilus, son to Mrs. Whiteway, xix. 270.
Hart, William—Punished for publishing a libel, xxii. 213.
Hartington, marquis of His character, vi. 164.
Hoonse, Dr. John, bishop of Ossory—xv. 104. xxii. 168, 172,
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.
Heathems—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,
Heisham, Dr—xvi. 197. Verses to, xi. 275,279. His answer,
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 banters 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 I. 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 11. His character, vii. 309. -
, VII—Resembled Vespasian in some things, particularly in
exacting money, xii. 69. - -
-—, VIII–To unite the two kingdoms, offered his daughter Mary
to James V. of Scotland, xxiii. 313. , Made a better bargain in
seizing the rights of the church than his contemporary Francis I,
viii. 116. Had no design to change religion, 117, 118. His cha-
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. 235.
of Blois, bishop of Winchester, and the pope's legate in Eng-
land—Facilitated his brother Stephen's accession to the crown, vii.
272. On his brother's capivity, took the oath of fealty to Maude,
287. R. nounced all obedience to the empress, 289.
Herb-eaters, followers of Dr. Cheyne—xviii. 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 defensible by act of parliament, 157.
Herodotus—Character of, vii. 324.
He ring, Dr. Thomas, afterward archbishop—Preached against the
Begg or'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 his deathbed confessed an intention of seiz-
ing James II iv. 297.
Heysin–Observations on his History of the Presbyterians, iii. 327.
Hickman, Dr. Charles, bishop of Derry, xxi. 231. . .
Hides—Exported raw from Ireland, for want of bark to tan them,
1Highwaymen—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 Canada, why it fail-
ed, though well-concerted, v. 289. 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.
TT5.” 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 Amne—vii. 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 his grand
business, xxii. 200. The Lords Oxford and Belingbroke 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-
served several of the opposite party in employments, vii. 17. Dr.
King's opinion of this history, xx. 175.
Hoadly, 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. Butlived to see the
nation become his converts; and sons have blushed to think their
*hers were his foes. See the annals of cooler times, or swift
speaks of him very jo, xxi. 8. The excuse made by the court 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 lives naturally 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. His definition of magnanimity, vi. 304. Hoffman, a formal German resident—Prescribes good manners at the English court, xiv. 188. Hogs–Scheme for "...; the ground with them, ix. 202. Holland, Sir John, comptroller of the household—Solicits Dr. Swift's acquaintance, xxi. 9 Holland—Why it can much sooner recover itself after a war than England, v. 17. No religion there; and its government the worst constituted in the world to last, iv. 89. Holt, lord chief justice—From what motive Dr. Radcliffe took particular care to recover his wife, xvii. 260. Homer—Humorous animadversions on his gross, errors and various defects, in comparison of the moderns, iii. 118. Description of that immortalbard, ix. 220. Honour—Why purchased at a cheaper rate by 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, xiv. 50. The successive hopes of the whigs, v. 9] Hopkins, secretary to the duke of Grafton–Made master of the Revels, 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, I, IV, addressed to Dr. King, archbishop of Dublin, 172. Od. XIV, L. I, paraphrased and inscribed to Ireland, xi. 27. Od. XVI, L., I, imitated, 47. Sat. VI, L. II, paraphrased, x. 110. Sat I, 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. I, paraphrased, xi. 342. Pårt of Ep. I, L.I., by Lord Bolingbroke, xvi. 302. Ode XIX, L. IV, addressed to Humphry French, xi.255. Excels Juvenal as a satirist, viii. 232. Dr. Sican's verses to the Dean, with a present of Pinos Ho race, xi. 343. Hood 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 lunatics, 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. A. 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 peers, 71. Houyhnhoms—Have no word in their language to express lying, ix. 264. 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 mauner of educating their