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Vices-Mr. Gay found in himself a natural propensity to write
against them, xviii. 223. More or less pernicious, according to the
stations of those who possess them, v. 133. What a sufficient lati-
tude for vice, xii. 231.
Villain-No injurious term in the old signification of it, xii. 224.
Villanage-The abolishing of it a great addition to the power of the
commons, ij. 319.
Villars, Marshal de-The advantage made by that general of the
desertion of the allies, vii. 183.
Villiers, Lady Elizabeth--xxii. 134.
Violante, Madam-A professed high-Syer, xiij. 75.
Virgil-When he appeared great, xiv. 227.
Virgilius Restauratus--xxiii. 97.
Virginia- project for making Swift bishop of it, i. 125. xv. 70.
Virtue -In old age, is a sacrifice to God of the devil's leavings, sxiii.
365. Religiou the only solid foundation of it, xiv. 46, 49, 52. XX.
237. Though those possessed of it sometimes accidentally make
their way to preferment; yet the world so corrupted, that no man
can reasonably hope to be rewarded in it merely on account of his
virtue, xiv. 50. A happy genius seldom without some bent toward
it, xix. 143. Writing in the cause of it sometiines renders a man
obnoxious, xvii. 257. Forbids us to continue in debt, xx. 84.
Vitellius-A time wherein he appeared contemptible, xiv. 228.
L'nion of England with Scotland—xxix. 220. Verses on it, x. 58. A
story of a Scythian king applied to it, v. 61. Overtures made to-
ward it by King James I. rejected with contempt by the English,
vi. 206. Of no advantage to the English, 207. Proposals for it
revived in King William's reigo, but opposed, ibid. How it be-
came necessary, ibid. Lord Somers's sentiments on it, ibid.
Universe-Compared to a suit of clothes, iii. 79. Wind the first prin-
ciple whence it was produced, and into which it will be at last re-
Universities—The ill effects of want of strict discipline in them, iv.
159. Several absurd innovations crept into the English language,
through the folly of some of their young members, vi. 53.
Voiture-His irony admirable, x. 174. His prose writings particu-
larly recommended, 176.
Volpone The earl of Godolphin meant by that name in Dr. Sache-
vi. 275. vii. 30.
Voltaire, M. de-His Essay on the Civil Wars of France the foun-
dation of his Henriade, xvii. 169. Tells the Dean that he owed
the love he bore to the English language to his writings, ibid. En-
treats his interest in Ireland, for subscriptions to the Henriade, 170.
Compliments him again on the excellency of his works, ibid. His
polite letter to Dr. Swift, enclosiag another in French, in the same
strain, to the count de Morville and M. des Maisons, who had de-
sired to he acquainted with the doctor, 124, 125.
Upholders-Reasons offered by their company, against the inspection
of drugs and medicines, xxiii. 312.
Urban II. Pope-His cxhortations to the holy war, vii. 239.
Usuria, John Bull's youngest daughter-Her character, xxiii. 200.
Usurpation-One reason for keeping armies in pay, v. 63.
Utrecht, treaty of—The negotiators of it particularly careful in con-
firming the protestant succession, vii. 19. See History of the Four
Last Years, passim. Anecdote relative to the Peace of Utrecht, vi.
Wadgar, dame-Lord Berkeley's housekeeper, x. 44. xviii. 125.
Walker, Sir Chamberlain-xxi. 209.
Walking-Cautions respecting, xxi. 129. Its different effects on Swift
and Prior, 154. Swift very fond of it, and therefore never wore
boots, xix. 179.
Walls, Archdeacon-xxii. 77.
Walpole, Edward-xix. 58.
Horatio--His opinion concerning the treaty of Gertruy-
Sir Robert-si. 33. His introduction into power under
George 11. j. 307. A fable applied to him, xi. 225. Made a speech
in the house of commons directly against the Dean by name, x.
118. xii. 214. Stoops to be defended by the vilest scribblers, whom
he pays liberally, xvii. 121, 176. His character, vii. 96, 313.
and under the person of a prime minister in Japan, ibid. Charged
by Swift with baseness, xvii. 174. to Mr. Gay in particular, xviii.
30, 72, 230; and to Swift, 75, 230. Proposed in the house of com-
mons a clause in an aduress, of the same vature with that of the
earl of Nottingham, vii. 41. ' Committed to the 'Tower, for receiv-
ing money on account of contracts for forage, 96. An enemy to
the liberty of the press, xiv. 269. Held opinions very inconsistent
with liberty, xvii. 65. Discoursed on the subject of Ireland in such
a way that Swift did not think proper to debate with him, ibid. The
Dean had two interviews with him, xvii. 75.
War-The usual motives to it, ix. 276. None so furious as that from
difference of opinion in things indifferent, ibid. A great unhappi-
ness in a government, when numbers are interested in its continu-
ance, v. 14. Maxims observed by all wise governments in it, 62,
66. 'What the motives of those who were so averse to putting an
end to it, 91. The justifable motives to it, 260. The wars in
which England has been engaged since the conquest copsidered,
263. The ground and conduct of the frst general war for ten years
after the revolution, 264. After great expense of blood and trea-
aure, concluded with great advantage to the Empire and Holland,
but none at all to England, 265. Ground of the war declared by
Queen Anne, 267, 270. Should have been carried on against Spain
in the West Indies, 278. The true motive of it was the aggrandiz-
ing of a particular family, 301. Remarks upon the northern war,
325, 326." The nation almost ruined by a glorious war, vi. 16. А
dissertation on war, iii. 193. The greatest part of mankind love
war better than peace, ibid. War necessary to establish subordina-
tion, ibid. Is the usual cure for corruption in bodies politic, ibid.
The yearly expense of the war, at its commencement in 1702, vii.
117. Its progressional expense to 1711, 118. Above nineteen mil-
lions expended by England more than its proportional quota, 119.
Its enticing quality, iv. 319.
Warburton, Thomas, the Dean's curate at Laracor-Some account.
of him, xx. 57. xxii. 41.
Ware, Sir James Remarks on his Memoirs of the Archbishops of
Cashell, xix. 172.
Warton, Dr. Joseph-A mistake of his respecting Swift's opinion of
Milton, xvi. 148.
Warreng, Mr–His letter on the dissenters of Ireland, xiii. 146,
Waryng, Miss Account of Swift's attachment to her, ii. 7, 265.
v. 11, 23.
Waters, the printer--Prosecuted, xvi. 234.
Peter-An acute manager, xiv. 268.
Weavers-Letter to the Archbishop of Dublin concerning them, xii.
272 Prologue to a Play for their Beneft, x. 236. Answer to it,
Webb, Major General-Obtained a glorious victory over the French,
of the honour of which an attempt was made to deprive him, xxiii.
Philip Carteret-vi. 160.
Weems, earl of-His character, vi. 180.
Weldon-His application to Świft on the subject of the longitude,
Welsted, Leonard-His merits underrated, xi. 319. xxiii. 52.
Wesley, Garret-xx. 281. xxi. 2.
Samuel-iii. 18, 221.
Wetenhall, Dr. Edward, bishop of Kilmore, xxi. 131.
exford- Famous for ale, xxi, 245.
Whaley, Mr. Nathanael-Some particulars of his law suit, xvii.
Wharton, Thomas Wharton, earl of, lord lieutenant of Ireland-Cha-
racter of him, iv. 177. Swift's account of that character, xxi. 82.
Swift recommended to bim hy Lord Somers, iii. 4. His admirable
talent for political lying, v. 22. A speech against him, under the
person of Verres, 44, 46. By a very singular expedient, becomes a
benefactor to the church, 84. Appointed lord lieutenant of Ire.
land, xv. 74 ; removed, 109. His observation in the house of
lords, upon their vote against any peace without restoring Spain
to the house of Austria, v. 303. His pleasantry on that occasion,
rii. 42. His behaviour and character, iv. 177. v. 22. vi. 168. vii..
31. By proroguing the convocation in Ireland, for an imaginary
affront to the chaplain, prevented the remission of the first fraits,
Whartoo, Philip, duke of-His letter to Dr. Swift, xx. 278.
Mr. Henry-Taxed by Bishop Burnet with ingratitude,
for writing against him, viii. 103. His character vindicated, 132.
Whetcombe, Dr. John, bishop of Clonfert, &c. Some account of him,
xix. 122, 232.
Whig Examiner-Soon laid down, xxiv. 158.
Whigs-Letter to a Whig Lord, vi. 65. Supposed Letter from the
Pretender to a Whig Lord, 84. Neither they nor the tories are to
be thought so well or ill of as they would persuade the world of
each other, iii. 297. On what both they and the tories have built
their several systems of political faith, 298. By what means they
might have procured and maintained a majority among the clergy,
304. Should receive no marks of favour from the crown but what
they deserve by a reformation, vi. 245. Their general senti-
ments of the ministry, concerning the succession in favour of the
pretender, 248. Are dextrous at proof lies, xxiii. 309. Their cavils
at the queen's conduct to the ministry and parliament, v. 13.
Claimed the merit of the revolution, though chiefly effected by the
tories, 15. Language of the whig ministers to the queen, 57. Their
designs against the church and monarchy, 58. Their skill in politi-
cal arithmetic displayed in their decisions of elections, ibid. An in-
stance of their refined generosity and gratitude, 59. Their pious
zeal and care for the church in several extraordinary instances, 80,
85. Wherein they placed their hopes upon the change of the mi.
nistry, 93. What to be expected from them when in power, 99.
A form of such vetes as they would pass in parliament, 102, 103.
Their reason for admitting a medley herd of sectaries under their
banner, 129. Never appeal to the people but when they have first
poisoned their understandings, 145. The body of them an odd
mixture of mankind, 154. Their charge of passive obedience,
what, 155. Whether they or the tories, considered as a party, are
most to be feared by a prince, 169. Have no great veneration for
crowned heads, 170. Preferring the monied to the landed interest
an avowed maxim with them, 172. The crafty design of their ad-
dress to the queen, not to consent to a peace without restitution of
Spain, 192. The topics of reproach bestowed by them and the to-
ries on each other, 194. They and the dissenters bave the same
political faith, 199. Would have brought in King James again,
when disobliged by King William, 200. Have a natural faculty of
bringing in pretenders, 201. The rise and progress of the distinction
of whig and tory,, 220, 226. Public Spirit of the Whigs, vi. 181.
The printer of it brought before the house of lords, xvi. 29. En-
courage the writers in their defence, without regard to merit, vi.
183. Their three most eininent writers, 184. Some of them en-
age in a plot to restore King James, 193. Have, upon all occa-
sions, affected to allow the legitimacy of the pretender, 210. Of
every hundred atheists, deists, &c. ninety-nine are whigs, viii. 105.
Find out popery and the pretender in every thing, viii. 121. For
what reason they have taken atheists or freethinkers into their
body, 132. The complete political catechism of a whig, xii. 77.
Hate the tories more than they do the papists, xiii. 118. The catho-
lics true whigs, in the best and more proper sense of the word,
235. Are joined by the dissenters in agreeing to a bill against oc-
casional conformity, xv. 218. Great division among them, xvi. 166.
Make their court to tories, ibid. Their plan of a procession on
Queen Elizabeth's birthday, iv. 308. xxii. 12. Reasons why that
term of distinction should be dropped, vi. 67. What the only cause
of quarrels the whigs can have against the court, 79. The disap;
pointment of that party, on losing a favourite vote, 81. Would
transfer the virtue of nonresistance from the subject to the sovereign,
v. 334. The Kitcat-club consisted of whigs, vi. 89. Lord Somers's
remark on whig bishops, 92. See Ministry, Tories.
Whimsicals A species of Tory, vi. 239.
Whiston, Rev. William-xxiv. 91. Foretells the approaching dis-
solution of the world, 92. Dr. Arbuthnot's opinion of his project
for the longitude, xvi. 66.
White Friars-iv. 67. Some particulars of that precinct, viii. 9.
White Staff, history of-Written by de Foe, xvi. 117, 119.
Whiteway, Mrs. cousin to the Dean, xix. 228.
Whitshed, lord chief justice-Verses on him, x. 324. xi. 272. On the
motto on his coach, x. 315. His
conduct very different from the dic-
tate of his device or motto, xii. 213, 299. A short character of him,
xiii. 10. His unjust proceedings against the author of A Proposal
for wearing Irish Manufactures, xi. 272. xix. 36. xii. ll.
Whittle, x. 44.
Whores-The dangerous consequences of frequenting their company,
Wilcox, a Queen's messenger-Gave Guiscard his death wound,
Will's coffeehouse-iii. 77.
William, the Conqueror-Invades England, vii. 228. First introdize-
ed pleadings in the French tongue, vi. 47. His death, 48.
William Rufus-His reign, vii. 229. Description and characterof
bin, 243. His principal baildings, 246.
William, son of Duke Robert--Made earl of Flanders by Lewis le
Gros, vii 266. Lost his life by the unskilfulness of a surgeon,
267. Had he lived, in all probability would have succeeded to the
English crown, ibid.
William, of Ypres, earl of Kent-The favours be received from King
Stephen disgusted the English nobles, vii. 278. Kept up a party
for the king his master, 287. Commanded to leave the kingdom by
Henry II. who seized bis treasures, 304.
son to Henry |--His valour, vii. 261. Did homage to
Lewis, for the duchy of Normandy, 262. From that time, till the
conquest of Wales, the eldest sons of the kings of England styled
dukes of Normandy, ibid. The melancholy death of that prince,
-, second son to King Stephen-Little regarded by bis father,
vii. 298. On the conclusion of the peace, his father's patrimony: re-
served to him, 299. Wrought upon to bead a conspiracy against
Henry, but, when matters were ripe, hy accident broke his leg,
III-A good general; but, being unacqainted with naval
affairs, neglected the interest of England at sea, v. 264. Invited
over by those who were true lovers of their country, being induced
thereunto by the necessity of the kingdom, 15. Unsuccessfully at-
tempted a union between England and Scotland, vi. 206. Though
bred a calvinist, never much aflected the presbyterians, xiii
Story of his dogkeeper, vi. 156. Got his death by a fall from a
horse, xv. 257. An instance in which he made a mean figure, xiv.
228. Remarkably profuse in royal grants, endeavouring to strength.
en a new title by purchasing friends at the expense of all that it was
in bis power to dispose of, vii. 140. Ode to bim on his Successes in
Ireland, x. 17. His statue in College Green, a fund of ridicule in
the days of party, and afterward almost an object of worship, xsi.
93. Offered the Irish catholics very liberal terms, xviii. 129.
Williamson, mas David, a noted covenanter-Escapes being appre-
bended, by Lady Cherrytree putting him to bed in a woman's
nightdress to her daughter, xiv. 287.
Willoughby of Broke, Lord; Dr. Verney, prebendary of Windsor
Sat in the house of peers in his gown, xxi. 276.
Wills-Two kinds of them, iii. 85. Codicils annexed to them are of
equal authority with the rest, 86. The use made of these conside-
rations by the three brothers, Peter, Martin, and Jack, 87. Dr.
Swist's last will, ü 235. The intention of the testator them is chies
ly regarded by the law, xx. 34.
Wilson, Dr. Francis-His ba se treatment of Swift, xx, 265.
Winchelsea, Charles earl of His character, vi. 167. His death,
Lady-An Impromptu to her, xxiv. 35.
Wilmington, Spencer, earl of-xix. 111.
Wind-The principle whence the universe was at first produced, and
into which it will at last be resolved, ii. 137.
Winder, Mr. prebendary of Kilroot, xv. 19.
Windows Verses written on, x. 200, 201, 290. xi. 51, 55.
Windsor-A prophecy said to be found buried in the cloisters
there, s. 95.
Wine-Gulliver's reasons for the use of it in England, ix. 284. Wine
merchants in Ireland, who have most of the present trade there, are
the most fraudulent dealers, xii. 16. Reasons agaiest laying an
additional duty on pine in Ireland, 40.
Wisdom-Several things enumerated, to which it is like, iii. 70.
Some take more care to bide it thao their folly, xiv. 171.' A great