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Johnson and BoswellA Biography of Friendship$

John Radner

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Aberdeen, 159, 189
Abington, Frances, 163
An Account of Corsica, the Journal of a Tour to That Island, and Memoirs of Pascal Paoli (Boswell), 7, 37, 54–57, 58–62, 64–65, 118, 266–67
JB features SJ in, 55–56
SJ encourages, then discourages, 47–48, 51–52, 266–67
SJ's guilty silence on, 37, 58–60
SJ's praise of, 62, 65
Adams, William, 50, 93, 94–95, 108, 178, 186, 289, 338, 341, 343, 345
SJ's will and, 300
Addison, Joseph, 120, 129, 236, 238
Adventurer (Johnson), 3, 286
Allen, Edmond, 250, 286, 293
American Revolution
JB opposes ministry, 159, 169, 172, 187, 199
JB rebukes SJ's violence, 204, 205, 209, 328
SJ's violent opposition, 159, 189, 199, 208–10. See also Taxation No Tyranny (Johnson, 1775)
Anatomy of Melancholy (Burton, 1621), 222
Anecdotes of Dr. Johnson (Piozzi, 1786), 315–17, 340, 353
criticized in JB's Life of Johnson, 320, 340, 351, 396n13
“Annals” (Johnson), 95, 353, 372n28
Annals of Scotland (Hailes), 152
SJ annotates, 152–53
Argyll, John Campbell, fifth Duke of, 131, 189
Aston, Elizabeth, 178, 194, 332
Aston, Molly, 237
Auchinleck (estate in Ayrshire), 3
Document empowering Lord Auchinleck to appoint trustees, 14, 85, 99, 170
Lord Auchinleck's plan to entail, 174–77
SJ on, 23, 131, 275
(p.404) Auchinleck, Alexander Boswell, Lord, 3, 17, 22, 46, 72, 190–91
death of, 25, 246, 256–57, 304
JB's correspondence with, 7, 14, 30, 34–35, 197
relationship with JB, 7, 14, 34–35, 166–67, 170, 174, 197, 252, 255, 257–58, 349
religious beliefs of, 260
remarriage of, 66–70, 73, 76
SJ and, 22, 46, 51, 69, 72, 197, 257–58
SJ's quarrel with, 148, 310
Auchinleck (Elizabeth Boswell), Lady (JB's stepmother), 226, 257–58
Auchinleck (Euphemia Erskine), Lady (JB's mother), 40, 46
Aureng-Zebe (Dryden), 337
Baltimore, Lord, 40
Barber, Francis (Frank), 95, 216, 280, 351–52
Baretti, Giuseppe, 42, 44, 48, 50, 53–54, 71, 102
Barnard, Thomas, 264, 284–85, 307, 312, 353
Bate, W. J., ix, 73, 240
Bathurst, Richard, 1, 107
Beattie, James, 83–84, 100–101, 255
Beauclerk, Lady Diana, 109–10
Beauclerk, Topham, 23, 45, 92, 179, 200, 202–3, 212–13, 218, 249
Club and, 45, 108–10
death of, 270
as portrayed in Life of Johnson, 321–23, 325, 328, 401n34
as rival to JB, 145, 203, 218, 320, 332, 352
Berkeley, George, 202, 334
Blackmore, Richard, 233
Blair, Catherine, 53
Blair, Hugh, 63, 230, 232
Boothby, Hill, 107
Bosville, Godfrey, 91, 193, 226
Boswell, Alexander (JB's father). See Auchinleck, Alexander Boswell, Lord
Boswell, Alexander (JB's son), 172
Lord Auchinleck's response to birth, 174
Boswell, Charles (JB's son with Peggy Doig), 38
Boswell, David (JB's son), 186–87, 189
Boswell, David (JB's younger brother), 53, 87, 170, 224–25, 226, 252–53
Boswell, Euphemia (JB's second daughter), 152
Boswell, James
appearance, 2
children, 38, 102, 152, 172, 186–87, 189
Christianity (and skeptical doubts), 2–3, 187–91, 205–6, 318
early life of, 3–4
fear of ghosts, 123
financial problems of, 254–55, 263–64, 267, 274, 285, 386n22
grand tour (Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Corsica, France), 38–47
Holland, study in, 14, 27–38
journal, 17, 29, 180, 226
key moments in life of, 355–58
as laird of Auchinleck, 257–9, 262, 265, 278
London, longs to live in, 3–4, 102, 167, 215, 253–54, 266–70, 271, 275, 276, 278–80, 284–88, 291–94
London, resolves to move to, 284–86, 313, 317
(p.405) marriage of, 66–68, 76
parliament, campaigns for, 282–84, 317
portraits, 25 (1765), 269 (1785)
self-refashioning, 4, 13–14, 30, 34, 38–40, 226, 318
sexual conduct, 39–40, 42–43, 63, 172, 180–83, 186, 188, 190, 211, 279, 303
Boswell, James (JB's son), 353
Boswell, James: friendship with Johnson
admires SJ, 14–16, 47, 105, 205–15
adopts SJ as “father,” 18–19, 22
collaboratively builds on SJ's reflections, 199–202. See also Hypochondriack
consoles SJ, 194
“co-partnery” with SJ, 138–39
criticizes SJ's conduct, 21, 63, 92, 138, 144, 208–10, 219–20, 309–13
decides to write SJ's Life, 37–38, 79–80, 91–93, 165–66
defies SJ, 129, 162–63, 167, 172–74
dreams of SJ, 303–4, 319, 348
elected to the Club, 108–10
energized and grounded by SJ, 14–15, 19, 44, 139, 178, 185, 273–75
engages SJ, 20, 265, 271–72, 286
fears SJ disapproves, no longer cares, 29–30, 40, 42, 171, 173, 198, 214, 300
flatters SJ, 20–21, 55–56, 76, 221, 259, 280, 391n3
forgives SJ for not writing letters, 37, 77, 83
initial meeting with SJ, 1–2, 363n1
laments SJ's limitations, 21, 80, 92, 180, 334–35
longs to connect with SJ, 67, 154, 176–77, 190–91, 205, 258–59
patches up SJ's quarrels, 209–10, 325–28
plans Scots dictionary, 38
probes SJ's secrets, 36–37, 73–75
“quite easy” with SJ, 205
reads SJ's private diaries, 105, 185, 401n29
sexual rivalry with SJ, 120, 123–26, 138–39, 211, 311
shares Holy Week with SJ, 103–6, 164, 206–8, 217, 270–71
shows SJ his journal, 17, 108, 116, 134–44, 206–8
shows SJ no journal, 108, 163–64, 180, 196
“shrinks” from the Baltic adventure, 196, 206, 220–21, 396n4
SJ's will and, 300
tests Johnson by not writing, 219
understands SJ's anger, 287–89, 321
wishes for additional visits with SJ, 226–27, 255–56, 258–60, 278, 293
(p.406) writes letters sent years later, 40–42, 56, 165–56, 192 See also Johnson, Samuel: friendship with Boswell
Boswell, John (JB's brother), 28, 265n21
Boswell, John, MD (JB's uncle), 15, 22, 181
Boswell, Margaret (JB's wife, née Montgomerie), 66–69, 76, 79, 121, 151, 160–61, 256–57, 331, 349, 370n39
death of, 318
health problems of, 193, 203, 252, 255, 257–60, 274, 292
inheritance of Auchinleck estate and, 170, 174–75
JB's drinking and, 172, 220
JB's sexual conduct and, 188, 279, 349
relationship with SJ, 67, 69, 148, 151, 175–76, 196, 203, 242, 252, 259, 261–62, 282
Boswell, Veronica (JB's daughter), 102
Bowles, William, 22, 209, 278, 280, 291, 325
Brack, Gay W., 239
Bramhall, John, 334
British Essays in Favour of the Brave Corsicans (Boswell, 1768), 65
Brocklesby, Richard, 280, 282, 291, 297–98, 300, 313
Broome, William, 236
Brown, Tom, 104
Bruce, James, 284
Burke, Edmund, 45, 92, 103, 253–54, 267, 269, 270, 275–79, 286, 309, 337, 353
Club and, 45
JB's appeals to, 253–55, 277–78
as portrayed in Life of Johnson, 321–22, 337
Burke, Richard, 272
Burnet, Gilbert, 237–38
Burney, Charles, 300
Burney, Frances, 353
Burton, Robert, 222
Bute, John Stuart, third Earl of, 250, 388n8
Buttafoco, Mateo, 43
Campbell, Ilay, 277
Campbell, Thomas, 364n9, 381n31
Carter, Elizabeth, 197
Chambers, Robert, 23, 59, 62, 78–79, 84, 89, 110
Club and, 108
collaboration with SJ, 53, 65, 76, 89, 353. See also Vinerian Lectures
SJ's correspondence with, 33, 78, 89, 147, 270–71, 280
Chamier, Anthony, 244
Chapman, R. W., 255
Charlemont, James Caulfield, first Earl of, 109
Charles Edward (“Young Pretender”), 123–24, 306
Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Lord, 29
SJ's famous letter to, 197, 216, 223, 250–51, 327
Cheyne, George, 185, 189, 208
Churchill, Charles, 18
Clarke, Samuel, 334
Clifford, James, 239, 367n32
the Club, 45, 108–10, 118, 130, 163, 303, 305, 372n17
Coll (island), 118, 128–29, 142
Coll, Hugh Maclean, Laird of, 128, 154–55
Collins, William, 236
Colman, George, 54
Cook, James, 91
Corbet, Andrew, 236
Corsica, 43–44, 47, 52, 54–55, 70. See also An Account of Corsica
Courtenay, John, 317–18
Cowley, Abraham, 202, 224, 245
Crawford, Thomas, 28
Crosbie, Andrew, 89–90
Crousaz, Jean Pierre de, 234
(p.407) Cullen, William, 282
Cuninghame, David, 272
Dalrymple, David. See Hailes, David Dalrymple, Lord
Davies, Tom, 1, 15, 50–51, 53–54, 63, 92, 102
Delap, John, 51
DeMaria, Robert, Jr., 235
Dempster, George, 15, 19, 22, 28–29, 66–67, 269, 284, 313
Dempster, Jean, 286
Denham, John, 202
Derrick, Samuel, 34, 363n1
Desmoulins, Elizabeth, 266
Devonshire, Georgiana Spencer, Duchess of, 249–50
Dick, Alexander, 67, 281–82, 313
Dictionary of the English Language (Johnson, 1755), 3, 17, 100, 102
JB assists revision, 86
SJ revising, 82, 100
Digges, West, 13, 39
Dilly, Charles, 59, 150, 219, 250, 276, 280, 301, 304
Dilly, Edward, 59, 219
Dodd, William, 195, 327, 331
Doig, Peggy (mother of JB's son Charles), 38
Douglas case, 53, 190, 203
Dramatic Works of William Shakespeare (Johnson, 1765), 3, 44–45, 87
JB on, 44, 87
Drummond, William of Hawthornden, 148, 370n44
Dryden, John, 234, 337
Dunbar, John, 225
Dundas, Henry, 268, 275, 277, 282, 305
Dundas, Robert, 305
Dunvegan (on Skye), 123, 127, 132, 136, 157
Edwards, Jonathan, 334
Edwards, Oliver, 207, 239, 243, 337
Eglinton, Alexander Montgomerie, tenth Earl of, 3, 208
Eglinton, Archibald Montgomerie, eleventh Earl of, 247
Eglinton, Lady Jean, 183
Eglinton, Susanna Kennedy, Countess of, 126, 215, 308
Elements of Criticism (Kames, 1762), 20
Elibank, Patrick Murray, fifth Earl of, 78, 161, 308
“Epithalamium on Dr. J. And Mrs. T.” (Boswell, 1781, 1788), 248, 252–53, 317, 388n5
Erskine, Andrew, 3, 17
Essay on Truth (Beattie), 100
Essence of the Douglas Cause (Boswell), 59
Essex Head Club, 277, 291, 303
The False Alarm (Johnson, 1770), 76, 82
JB on, 341
Ferguson, Adam, 247, 305
Fielding, Henry, 87, 281
Finney, Brian, 120
Fitzgerald, Percy, 294
Fleeman, J. D., 134
Fluyder, John, 178
Foote, Samuel, 74, 92
Forbes, William, 196, 258, 285, 292–93, 300, 302, 304, 317, 328, 329, 353
Ford, Cornelius, 236, 371n27
Foulis, Richard and Andrew, 131
Fox, Charles James, 265, 279
Franklin, Benjamin, 63, 68
Garrick, David, 2, 13, 63, 70, 87, 90–92, 178–79, 181, 217, 234, 238, 249
Club and, 108–9
death of, 216, 236, 270
JB's correspondence with, 76–77, 101, 151
in Lives of the Poets, 238
as portrayed in Life of Johnson, 321
Garrick, Eva (David's wife), 249
Garrick, Peter, 179
Gentleman's Magazine, 2–3, 237, 300, 313, 316
(p.408) George III, 280, 292, 296, 351–52
Gibbon, Edward, 206
Gillespie, Thomas, 282
Goldsmith, Oliver, 11, 15, 20, 49–50, 82, 87, 102, 106, 131, 223, 236–37, 346
Club and, 45, 108–10
death of, 151–53, 270
as portrayed in Life of Johnson, 321–22
SJ's biography and, 92
Gray, Thomas, 39, 202
Gregory, John, 67
Greville, Fulke, 338
Grotius, Hugo, 120, 333
Guiffardière, Charles de, 34–35
Hackman, James, 218
Hailes, David Dalrymple, Lord, 14–17, 21, 29, 39, 52, 152–53, 160–61, 164, 175–76, 242
JB asks to “take a charge” of him, 14
JB's correspondence with, 14, 17, 19, 21, 22, 34, 214
on JB's Hebrides journal, 161
Harry, Jane, 341
Hart, Kevin, 79, 366n10
Hastie, John, 83, 88–91
Hawkesworth, John, 237
Hay, Charles, 151
Heberdeen, William, 280–82
Hebrides trip (1773), 26, 80, 113–49
anticipated (1763–1773), 2, 26, 37, 60, 64, 77–78, 80
itinerary, 121–31
map of, 114–15
narrated in fall 1773:
JB on SJ's letters, 116, 145
JB on SJ's notebook, 134
JB's journal, 6, 132, 134–44, 153, 162–68, 171, 208, 301–2, 306
SJ on JB's journal, 141–44
SJ's letters, 116, 118, 132, 144–47
SJ's notebook, 116, 132–34
postponed (1772), 100–102
Hector, Edmond, 96, 178–79, 238, 300, 353
Hermippus Redivivus, 178, 275
Herne, Elizabeth, 240
Hervey, Thomas, 195, 200
Hill, G. B., 353
Hope, John, 282
Hume, David, 22, 46, 49, 63, 67–68, 172–73, 310, 333
death not feared by, 74, 185, 195
death of, 185–88, 195, 331
JB's relationship with, 26, 63, 67–68, 173, 190, 382n52
SJ and, 22, 26, 49, 169, 186, 195, 310, 336
Hunter, John, 91–92
The Hypochondriack (Boswell, 1777–83), 201, 224, 228–31, 295, 350
Hugh Blair praises, 230
JB collaborating with SJ in, 201, 254
SJ praises, agrees to revise, 290
Idler (Johnson, 1758–1760), 3, 9–10
Inch Kenneth (island), 118, 129–30, 160
Iona (island), 129–30, 135, 151
Irene (Johnson, 1749), 2, 21
Jackson, Harry, 194, 332
James, Robert, 236
(p.409) Jenyn, Soame, 187
Johnson, Elizabeth (“Tetty,” SJ's wife), 26, 96, 237–39, 298
Johnson, Michael (SJ's father), 104–5, 237–39
Johnson, Nathaniel (SJ's brother), 195, 239–40
Johnson, Samuel
key events in life of, 355–8
appearance, 2
autobiographical narratives, 94–97, 178–79, 207, 235–38, 371n27
birthdays, 127, 198, 241, 244–45, 387n25
Christianity, 16, 179, 255–56, 333–35
co-founds Club, 45
contentiousness of, 61, 63, 119, 164
conversation, 16, 76, 320
death of, 300
depression, 3, 17–18, 49–51, 54, 339, 345–47
drinking, 47, 87, 129
early career, 2–3
fear of death, 37, 73–75, 93, 144, 195–96, 198, 201, 288–89, 342–43
fear of madness, 179
health issues:
remarkable good health (1779–1781), 233, 242, 246
indolence, 21, 32, 215
key events in life of, 355–58
last days, 297–300, 350–53
meets Henry and Hester Thrale, 45, 321, 322
outlives Henry Thrale, 247, 250
parts with Hester Thrale, 270, 291, 392n14
pension, 3, 20, 287, 296
portraits, 24 (1769), 268 (1783)
public worship, 94, 179–80, 221
resolutions, 32, 45, 127, 184, 203, 241–42, 346
roughness of, 63, 138, 208, 310–11, 339–40
trip to France (1775), 147–48, 169, 172, 196
trip to Italy with Thrales (canceled), 167, 177, 247
trip to Italy in 1784 (unfunded), 281, 287, 291–92, 296, 298
trip to Wales (1774), 148, 152–54
Johnson, Samuel: friendship with Boswell “adopts” JB, 18–19, 23
advises JB on:
“cant,” 273–74
drinking, 129–31, 183–84, 263
finances, 254–55, 261–63
law, 47, 51, 60–61
managing estate, 86, 258, 261, 273–75
marriage, 61, 68–69, 76
moving to London, 197, 263, 267–68, 275, 279, 285–86
parliament, 273, 283
“plan of study,” 2, 16–17
resolutions and vows, 32, 51
travel abroad, 22
writing projects, 100, 222
(p.410) biographical project:
SJ helps with, 83, 91–98, 104–5, 178–79, 194–95, 286
confirms JB's Christianity, 2–3, 47, 205–6, 251
constructs collaborative fantasies with JB, 72–73, 117–18, 247
dictates to JB, 82–83, 88–90, 251
first meets JB, 1–2, 363n1
forgives JB, 75, 182, 198
guilty towards JB, 37, 58–60, 65, 78, 154
insults JB, 36, 49, 61–62, 70–71, 87, 209, 212
JB as judge, taskmaster, 21, 44, 154, 179–80
lives vicariously through JB, 22, 89–90, 183, 273
“loves” JB, 2, 18, 84, 112, 227, 231, 298–99
praises JB, 18–19, 46, 87, 164, 247
proposes JB for Club, 108–10
puzzled when JB fails to write, 184, 189, 219, 298–99
reads JB's journal, 17, 96, 108, 135, 141–49, 206
sexual rivalry with JB, 120, 123–26, 138–39, 211, 311
shares Holy Week with JB, 103–6, 164, 206–8, 217, 270–71
teases JB, 26–27, 70, 84, 183, 217–18
wishes for another “adventure,” 167, 196, 206, 220–21, 225
wishes he could read JB's journal, 163–64, 180, 196 See also Boswell, James: friendship with Johnson
Johnson, Sarah (SJ's mother, née Ford), 3, 95, 194, 238
Johnston, John, of Grange, 4, 18, 66, 171, 191, 224, 287, 292
JB's correspondence with, 27–29, 38–39, 294, 296–97, 302
Jones, Philip, 178
Jorden, William, 178
The Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides with Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (Boswell, 1785), 6–7, 116, 304–14, 321, 327, 341, 353
JB hopes to publish in 1775, 150, 161–62
JB plans to publish early in 1785, 150, 161–62
JB revises with Malone, 305–7
popularity of, 315
reviews and reactions, 313–14, 316
revised JB in, 307–9
revised JB–SJ friendship in, 310–13
revised SJ in, 311–3
A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland (Johnson, 1775), 6–7, 116–17, 155–58, 326
contrasted with SJ's letters, 378n16
JB presses SJ to produce, 149–55
JB's response to, 158, 378n25
representation of JB in, 156–57
representation of SJ in, 157–58
various responses to, 158–59, 189, 226
Kames, Lord, 13, 16, 162, 260, 262, 389n33
prepares JB to write his Life, 162, 380n11
Kempis, Thomas à, 260, 276
Kenrick, William, 64
Knight, Joseph, 185, 189, 333
SJ's brief supporting his freedom, 353
Knowles, Mary, 206, 384n39
(p.411) Langton, Bennet, 23, 45, 63, 73–74, 78–79, 87, 92, 106, 110–11, 162, 210–11, 234, 271, 272, 288, 313, 353
Club and, 45
JB's correspondence with, 151, 172–73, 186, 285
as portrayed in Life of Johnson, 321–23, 325, 352
as rival to JB, 78, 320, 352
SJ's biography and, 73–74, 92, 101, 136
SJ's correspondence with, 33, 50, 78, 215–16, 278, 280, 297–98
SJ's “faults” and, 288
as SJ's potential biographer, 371n21
SJ's quarrel with, 110–11, 210–11
Law, William, 195
Lawrence, Thomas, 159, 256
Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson (Piozzi, 1788), 316–17, 327, 396n4
Letter to Lord Braxfield (Boswell, 1780), 225
Letter to the People of Scotland (Boswell, 1785), 305, 333
Letter to the People of Scotland on the State of the Nation (Boswell, 1783), 279, 290
SJ on, 282
Levet, Robert, 93, 97–98, 256
SJ's “On the Death of Dr. Robert Levet,” 265
Liberty and Necessity, 92, 230–31, 245, 333–35, 375n7
Life of Richard Savage (Johnson, 1744), 3, 236
Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (Boswell, 1791), 4, 315–54
JB at work on, 315–18
JB claiming authority in, 320–22
JB foregrounded in, 320–24
portrayal of JB in, 329–38
portrayal of SJ in, 332–48
portrayal of SJ–JB friendship in, 319–38
reputation of Life after 1795, 353–54
self-justification in, 348
Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. (Hawkins, 1787), 315–16, 353
censured by Club, 316
criticized in JB's Life, 320, 322, 351–52, 396n13
Literary Club. See the Club
Lives of the Poets (Johnson), 3, 196, 202, 204–5, 227, 232–45, 346–47
delays in completion of, 241, 243
JB addressed in, 233–35, 237
JB help with, 232–33
JB reads, 204–5 (Denham), 224, 251 (Cowley), 228 (Milton)
SJ's autobiographical memory and, 235–38
SJ's self-acceptance and, 238–45
Locke, John, 89
London (Johnson, 1738), 2, 398n40
Lonsdale, James Lowther, first Earl of, 317–18
Lustig, Irma S., ix–x, 195, 303, 307
Lyttelton, Lord, 65, 90–91, 238
Macbeth (Shakespeare), 122
Macdonald, Alexander, 86, 90–91, 102, 123, 137, 146, 156
Macdonald, Dr. Alexander, 125
Macdonald, Elizabeth Diana Bosville (wife of Sir Alexander), Lady, 99, 102, 135
Macdonald, Flora, 123–24
Macdonald, James, 21
Macdonald, Margaret (wife of Dr. Alexander), 125–26
Maclaurin, John, 189
Maclean, Allan, 129–30, 189
Maclean, Hector, 139
MacLeod, Donald (of Dunvegan), 136, 139
MacLeod, John (of Raasay), 167, 170
MacLeod, John (of Talisker), 119
MacLeod, Lady, 123, 140, 145
MacLeod, Norman, 123
MacNicol, Donald, 226
(p.412) Macpherson, James, 20, 154, 159–60
Macqueen, Donald, 125, 308, 312
Mallet, Paul Henri, 44, 47
Malone, Edmond, 304–7, 317–18, 340, 348, 353
JB dedicates Tour to, 307
named literary executor for Life, 394n14
Mansfield, William Murray, Lord, 89–91
Marchmont, Hugh Hume, Lord, 212, 219, 223, 232–33, 326, 342
Martin, Martin, 147
Mayo, Henry, 334, 373n21
Melanchthon, Philipp, 40–41, 56
Metcalfe, Philip, 261
Milton, John, 233, 286
Mitre Tavern, 1, 11–12, 15, 47, 72, 109–10, 211, 243
Monboddo, James Burnett, Lord, 67, 189, 230, 310
Monro, Alexander, 282
Montagu, Elizabeth, 91
Montaigne, Michel de (“Michel Montaine”), 313
Montgomerie, Archibald, 247
Mountstuart, John Stuart, Lord, 43, 50, 90, 102–3, 177, 220, 228, 269
JB angry at his “neglect,” 228
Mull (island), 129–30, 160, 375n28
Murphy, Arthur, 70
Newton, Isaac, 333
Nichols, John, 235
North, Frederick, Lord, 204, 253, 265, 332
Northumberland, Elizabeth Seymour Percy, Countess of, 3
Ober, William, 181, 368n9
Oglethorpe, James, 63, 82, 90, 109, 162, 266
Oglivie, John, 19
Oliver, Dame, 93–95, 104
Opie, John (portrait of SJ), 268
Oughton, Adolphus, 309–10
Paoli, Pasquale de, 43–44, 54–56, 67–69, 76, 87, 96, 269
JB's correspondence with, 254, 263, 278, 280, 292
on JB's drinking, 184, 269
Parliamentary Debates (Johnson, 1740–1743), 2–3
Parnell, Thomas, 165, 204
Pembroke, Henry Herbert, tenth Earl of, 161, 165
Pembroke College, 50, 233
Pennant, Thomas, 209
Pensées (Pascal), 217
Pepys, Lucas, 264
Percy, Thomas, 31, 45, 63, 96–98, 209–10, 264, 294–95, 303
Club and, 108–9
SJ's quarrel with, 209–10, 327
Piozzi, Gabriel, 256, 270, 351–52
Piozzi, Hester (née Lynch). See Thrale, Hester (née Lynch)
Pitt, William (the elder), 39, 50, 368n44
Pitt, William (the younger), 279–80, 282
Pope, Alexander, 2, 201–2, 232–34, 238, 342
Porter, Lucy (SJ's stepdaughter), 46, 179, 221–23, 277
Pottle, Frederick A., 39, 52, 303, 305
Powell, L. F., 353
Prayers and Meditations (Johnson), 209, 343, 345–46
JB's use in Life of Johnson, 343–47
Preston, George, 256
Pringle, John, 13, 52, 63, 66, 150, 161
Prior, Matthew, 70, 219, 232
Prowse, Mary, 240
Queensbury, Charles Douglas, Duke of, 3
Rader, Ralph W., 353
Radner, Sanford, 52
(p.413) Rambler (Johnson, 1750–1752), 3, 21, 23, 29, 51, 55, 67, 229, 290, 298, 336, 345
JB's reading of, 28–30, 32–33, 44, 47, 176, 187
Ramsay, Allan, 281
Rasselas (Johnson, 1759), 3, 5, 21, 23, 67, 123, 194–96, 270, 335–37
Imlac, 21, 48
JB's reading of, 194, 336
Nekayah and Pekuah, 176
old man in, 245
Reid, John, 154
Remarks on Dr. Samuel Johnson's Journey to the Hebrides (MacNicol, 1779), 226
Reynolds, Sir Joshua, 24, 45, 70, 92, 98, 109, 211, 272, 287–88, 296, 298, 300–301, 340, 353
JB's correspondence with, 284, 292, 300–301
JB's Tour and, 313–14
Life of Johnson dedicated to, 317
portrait of JB (1785), 269
portrait of SJ (1769), 24
as portrayed in Life of Johnson, 321–22, 325, 328, 340
Richardson, Samuel, 237
Ritter, Joseph, 121
Robertson, Thomas, 251
Robertson, William, 59, 63, 111
Rockingham, Charles Watson-Wentworth, second Marquess of, 253
Roebuck, Elizabeth, 194
Rogers, Pat, 119, 134
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 42–44, 46–48, 50, 52, 56, 60, 332
introduces JB to Corsica, 43, 56
JB describes SJ to, 42
SJ on, 48–49, 332
Rowe, Nicholas, 237
Rudd, Margaret Caroline, 183–84, 349
JB's affair with, 315, 326, 381n34
SJ envies JB's acquaintance with, 183, 326
Ryland, John, 299
Savage, Richard, 3, 79, 96, 236
Scott, Dr. William, 248, 271, 300
Seward, Anna, 209, 287
Shelburne, William Petty, second Earl of, 253, 260
Sheridan, Thomas, 13–4, 16, 20, 166, 271, 287, 327
JB and, 3, 166, 271
quarrel with SJ, 271, 287, 327
Sidney, Philip, 165
Sinclair, John, 251–52
Skye (island), 123–28
Smith, Adam, 310
Smith, Edmund, 234
South, Robert, 334
Spence, Joseph, 233
Sprat, Thomas, 237–38
Steele, Richard, 181
Steevens, George, 75
Stewart, Archibald, 28
Stewart, Francis (Lord Eglinton's nephew), 59, 62
Stewart, Francis (who helped with the Dictionary), 223
St. Kilda, 85–86, 116, 118, 128, 326
Strahan, George, 23, 31, 297, 299, 325
Strahan, William, 23, 88, 109, 291, 297
Streatham, 45, 102
JB stays there, 69, 212
leased by Hester Thrale, 256
SJ leaves for last time, 260–61
Stuart, James, Lt.–Col, 220–21, 269
Stuart, Margaret (wife of James Stuart), 183, 186, 205–6
Swift, Jonathan, 63, 227, 309
Tacitus, 86–87
Taxation No Tyranny (Johnson, 1775), 204, 280, 381n22
JB on, 341, 381n22
Taylor, John, 31, 178–79, 192, 194, 198, 286, 291–2
(p.414) SJ's correspondence with, 31, 100, 277–8, 280, 286
SJ's will and, 300
Temple, William, 14–15, 17, 28–30, 270, 295, 303
with JB and SJ, 47, 49 (1766), 271 (1783)
JB's correspondence with, 17, 28, 30, 38–39, 52, 54–55, 66–67, 101–3, 166–67, 170–173, 285, 289–90, 299–300
JB's drinking and, 170
JB's early journal and, 17, 364n11
JB's Hebrides journal and, 162, 167
JB visits, 67, 76 (in 1769), 161, 166–67 (in 1775)
Thompson, James, 215, 232, 236
Thoughts on the Late Transactions Respecting the Falkland Islands (Johnson, 1771), 76
JB and, 76, 341
Thrale, Henry, 4, 45, 150, 212
death of, 243, 247, 270
estate of, 250, 270
health problems of, 220, 223, 227
JB's correspondence with, 67–68, 111, 152
SJ's correspondence with, 145–46, 193, 241–42
Thrale, Hester (née Lynch), 5, 45, 63–64, 70, 153, 212, 237, 241–42, 256, 265, 308, 377n9
JB's correspondence with, 150, 186, 216, 254, 262
JB's Hebrides journal and, 162–63, 167, 171
as JB's “rival,” 64, 69–70, 73, 145, 178, 320
leases Streatham, 256
marriage to Gabriel Piozzi, 256, 351–52, 392n14
parts from SJ in 1783, 270
SJ's correspondence with, 45, 100, 116, 118, 133, 135, 142–47, 180, 183–84, 194, 202–3, 220, 269–70, 275–76, 280–81, 286, 291. See also Letters to and from the Late Samuel Johnson (Piozzi, 1788)
declines after 1783, 270
last letters, 291, 392n14
SJ's Journey and, 155
Thrale, Hester Maria (Queeney), 146, 244, 256, 278
Thurlow, Edward, first Baron, 287, 292, 297–98
Tomarkan, Edward, 158
Tonson, Jacob, 238
Turk's Head Coffee House, 2, 12, 26, 45
Turnbull, Gordon, 135, 154, 381n34
Turton, Catherine, 194
Tyers, Thomas, 75
Utrecht, 14, 27–38
Uttoxeter market, 239, 298, 327, 351
Vanity of Human Wishes (Johnson, 1749), 3, 165, 197
Vasseur, Thérèse le, 46
Vestris, Gaetano, 247
Vinerian Lectures, 53, 353, 367n38. See also Chambers, Robert
Voltaire, 42
Waingrow, Marshall, 35
Walmesley, Gilbert, 236–37
Warburton, William, 234
Webster, Alexander, 150–51
Wetherell, Nathan, 180
White, Henry, 298, 351
Wilkes, John, 42, 44, 48, 76, 183, 210, 327
JB arranges for SJ to dine with, 183
SJ sees as rival, 48, 60
(p.415) Williams, Anna, 26, 69–71, 74–75, 84, 136, 276, 322
illness of, 194, 256, 332
Willison, George (portrait of JB), 25
Windham, William, 313
Wolcot, John, 325
Womersley, David, 352
Young, Edward, 136, 202, 237, 250
Young, Frederick (Edward's son), 250
Zuylen, Belle de, 39, 53, 61