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youth, 305. Their learning, buildings, manner of burial, and de fect in language, 310, 312. Their edifying manner of conversing with each other, 315.

How, Jack-x. 48.

Howard, Mrs. afterward countess of Suffolk-xvii. 83, 228. Her character, xix. 243. Her facetious letter to Dr. Swift, alluding to passages in Gulliver, xvii. 99. Thought by Swift to be a true courtier, xviii 231. Lady Betty Germain's vindication of her, 242. Her marriage with Mr. Berkeley, the brother of Lady Betty Germain, xix. 189.

Howard, Edward-A proficient in the low sublime, xi. 318.
Howard, Dr. Robert, bishop of Elphin-xi. 254.

Howth, William, St. Lawrence, baron of-xix. 200.

Hughes His character as a poet, xix. 204.

Human nature-The common infirmity of it, to be most curious in matters where we have least concern, ix. 183.

Humour-In its perfection, preferable to wit, viii. 231. The word peculiar to the English nation, as Sir William Temple imagined, but not the thing itself, ibid. The taste for it natural, 232. The best ingredient toward the most useful kind of satire, ibid. Humphreys, Dr. Humphrey, bishop of Hereford-xxii. 179. Hungerford, John-Moved the house of commons against bishop Fleetwood's preface, in which he was seconded by Mr. Manley,

vi. 95.

Hunsdon, Carew, Lord-vi. 343.

Hunter, Colonel-The Discourse on the Mechanical Operation_of the Spirit, &c. addressed to him, iii. 239. Letters to and from Dr. Swift, xv. 69, 79, 260, 261. Misrepresented by his adversaries, as inclined to weaken the interest of the church in his government of New-York, xv. 281.

Huntington, Henry, earl of, son to David, king of Scots-That earldom, of which Bedford was then a part, bestowed on him, by Stephen, vii. 277. A prince of great personal value, 280. Brought to England by Stephen, as hostage for his father's fidelity, 281 In the siege of Ludlow castle, gallantry exposing his person on all occasions, was lifted from his horse by an iron grapple let down from the wall, and would have been hoisted into the castle if the king, had not with his own hands brought him off, ibid.

Husband-What the term denotes in different countries, xxiii.


Hutchinson, Hartley-Verses relating to him, xi. 340, 341.

Hyde, Lady Catherine, afterward duchess of Queensberry-xxii.


John-A Dublin bookseller-xviii. 245.

Laurence, earl of Rochester-v. 111, 207.

Hypocrisy-More eligible than open infidelity and vice, iv. 166. Worse than atheism, xxiii. 351.


Jack-His adventures, on being turned out of doors, together with Martin, by their brother Peter, iii. 129, 169. The various uses he makes of a copy of his father's will, 170. Adheres to the phrase of the will, in his common talk and conversation, 171. Breaks his nose, and then harangues the populace upon the subject of predestination, 173. The great resemblance between Jack and his brother Peter, both as to person and disposition, notwithstanding their an*ipathy, 177. Gains the love of Peg, John Bull's sister, xxiii. 21.

Is apprehended and imprisoned, 249. Hangs himself by the persua sion and treachery of his friends, 254.

Jack of Leyden, iii. 130.

Jacobites A private prayer superstitiously used by them in making punch, xiii. 187. See Tories, Whigs.

Jackson, John-Verses on his picture, x. 242, 271. A letter from Swift in his behalf, to procure him the deanery of Cloyne, xx.


James I-His overtues toward an union of the two kingdoms, rejected with contempt by the English, vi. 206. In the latter part of his reign, many of the bishops and clergy were puritans, xiii. 115. Consequences of his squandering his demesnes, xviii. 157. His character, iii. 191.

James Il-Had no cause to apprehend the same treatment with his father, as suggested by some, iii. 319-Discharged one, who had been fined and imprisoned when he was duke of York, for saying he was a papist, v. 163. His character, iii. 195. Instance of his unjust conduct, xiv. 322. Very few royal grants bestowed in his reign, vii. 140. Gave commissions to several presbyterians to assist him against the prince of Orange, xiii. 121. When he made a contemptible figure, xiv. 228. Conspiracy to seize him, iv. 295. James, Sir, of the Peak, xvi. 265.

Janus-Verses to, on New Year's day-xi. 55.

Japan-Court and empire of it, representing the administration of George I. vii. 311.

Jarvis, a celebrated painter, xix. 114. His picture of the Dean,


Idleness-What the greatest mark of it, xviii. 258.

Idle 's Corner-xix. 100.

Jealousy-Verses on, by Stella, ii. 29.

Jebb, Rev. Mr-xix. 90.

Jesuits-Their constant practice toward us, iv. 16. Several of them came over to England in the character of prophets, iv. 107.

Jews-A story of one condemned to be burnt at Madrid, xii. 201. gnorance-The greatest inventions produced in times when it prevailed, xiv. 167. Not mother of devotion, though perhaps of superstition, viii. 24.

Imagination-Whether the creatures of it may not be as properly said to exist as those seated in the memory, iii. 153. The strong effects of it, iv. 114.

Imitation-The use of it in poetry, xxiii. 52.
Immortality-Two kinds of it, viii. 174.

Impeachments-Instances of several in Greece at different times, ii. 290. Are perhaps the inherent right of a free people; but to what states were anciently peculiar, 311. When they commenced in the Roman, 312. In what cases only recourse to be had to them, ibid. Wherein the popular impeachments in Greece and Rome agreed, 313. Not allowed in Ireland, xv. 178.

Impromptu-Verses addressed to Lady Winchelsea, xxiv. 35. Indefeasible-Hard to conceive how any right can be so, though Queen Anne's was so far as the law could make it, v. 31. Indemnity-The use and seasonableness of an act of indemnity, v. 132, 191.

Independents-The rise and growth of them, xiii. 117. Mingled with the mass of presbyterians after the restoration, and sunk undistinguished into the herd of dissenters, 120.

Indians Their religion and ours, iii. 250.

Arts and sciences derived to us from them and the Egyptians, xxiii. 160. Whence they acquired their knowledge, 108. An Indian king's description of London, vifi. 217.

Infidelity-An expedient to keep in countenance corruption of mes rals, viii. 24.

Informers-State, law respecting them in Lilliput, ix. 59. Reckoned infamous, though an honest man may be called by that name, xiv. 84. Letter from one to the lord treasurer, xvi. 21. Ingoldsby, lord chief justice-xxi. 205.

Ingratitude-A capital crime in Lilliput, ix. 62. The general complaint against it misplaced, xxiii. 71. None but direct villains capable of it, ibid. Is two-fold, active and passive, v.35. A vice most men are ashamed to be thought guilty of, xv. 303.

Injured Lady, Story of the, xii. 305. The Answer, 312.

Injuries-A part of wisdom, to dissemble those we cannot revenge, xv. 178.

Innocence-The best protection in the world, yet not sufficient without prudence, xiv. 88.

Inns of court-The worst-instituted seminaries in any christian coun⚫ try, iv. 160.

Inscriptions-By Lord Bolingbroke in his exile, xvi. 259. See Mo


Inspiration-Pretenders to. See olists.

Intelligencers, by Dr. Swift-viii. 228, 246. Verses on Paddy's cha racter of them, xi 128. Written principally by Dr. Sheridan, ibid. xviii. 242.

Interest-The prevalence of the monied over the landed, v. 14. The dangers from it, 172. The lowness of interest, in other countries a sign of wealth, but in Ireland a proof of its misery, xii. 302. xiii.


Intrigue-Method in which proficients get rid of an incommode, iv. 206.

John, king of England-His whole portion before he came to the crown, xii. 68. When he made a mean figure, xiv. 230.

Johnson, Mrs-See Stella.

Dr-Character of his Life of Swift, i. 70, ii. 200, 257. His character of Swift's writings, 247.

Johnstoun, Secretary-His character, vi. 179.

Jones, Richard, earl of Ranelagh-His character, vi. 167. Account of him, and of his death, xv. 223. Monument of him and his father, repaired at the instigation of Swift, xviii. 266.

Archbishop-His monument, xviii. 183.

Dean-xv. 35.

Betty-Courted by Swift, and afterward married to Mr. Per kins, xviii. 244.

Lady Chatharine-xviii. 266, 183.

Sir William-Character and anecdote of him, iii. 291. Journal of a modern Lady, xi. 87.

Ireland-Advertisement for the honour of the kingdom of, xiii. 295. Short View of the State of, xii. 295. Answer to a Paper called a Memorial of the Poor Inhabitants of, xiii. 3. Modest Proposal for preventing the Children of the Poor from being burthensome, xiii, 45. Maxims controlled in, xiii. 13. Causes of the wretched Con dition of, xiv. 105. Letter to a Member of Parliament on the Choice of a Speaker, xii. 3. The Drapier's Letter to the Good People of, in 1745. xiii. 310.

Ireland-The interest of the papists there very inconsiderable, iv. 36. xiii. 238. Would be the paradise of the clergy, if they were in the most credit where ignorance most prevails, viii. 25. The wretched condition of it from the want of improvements in agriculture, xii. 12, 66. The bishops there do not receive the third penny (fines included) of the real value of their lands, 73. Letting their lands to lords and squires, a great misfortune both to themselves and the public, 76. A full third part of the whole income of Ireland

spent annually sn London, 79. Pluralities of livings there defend-
ed, ibid. Has been often forced to defend itself against new colo-
nies of English adventurers, xiii. 234. What the land rents of it
amount to, 201. Archbishop of Tuam's relation of a pleasant scheme
to secure it from ruin, xii. 14. Receives wares, wit, and learning,
with strange partiality, from England, 18. What the amount of
the current money there, 103. xiii. 14. xix. 76. What in Lord
Dartmouth's time, xii. 144. England gets above a million of money
yearly by Ireland, xii. 104. Obliged to receive mixed money un-
der Queen Elizabeth, in the time of Tyrone's rebellion, 107. What
money they are obliged by law to take, 26. The number of souls
there, xii. 29, 113. xiii. 28, 46. What the amount of the king's re-
venues there, xii. 120. The several sorts of silver coin current, 139.
A brief view of the state of it, from about four hundred years be-
fore Queen Elizabeth's reign, till the year 1641, 142. The people
how rewarded for reducing it to the obedience of England, 158.
Why so few employments to be disposed of in it, 161. Is no de-
dependent kingdom, being called in some statutes an imperial
crown, 166. Parliaments of England have sometimes bound it by
laws enacted there, 167. A bill for enlarging the power and pri-
vileges of the peerage of it thrown out, 195. The absurd opinion en-
tertained of the natives by the generality of the English, 216.
What the rents of the land were, since enormously raised, 243. Se-
veral articles, by which Ireland loses, to the gain of England, 244.
The folly of those natives of it, who spend their fortunes in England,
245. Appeals from the peers of Ireland to those of England fre-
quent, 247. What Luther said of himself, applicable to Ireland,
248. The only advantage possessed by it an extinction of parties,
ibid. The dissenters there not in a situation to erect a party, 249.
A proposal for promoting the sale of the silk and woollen manufac-
tures of it, 252, 278. xiii. 36. Other means of improving it propos-
ed, xii. 256, 314. xiii. 42. Charter working-schools instituted
in, xii. 257. The only kigndom ever denied the liberty of
exporting its native commodities and manufactures, 298. An
examination of the share which Ireland has of the several cau-
ses of a nation's thriving, 295, 301. xiii. 14. The lowness of inte-
rest, a certain sign of wealth in other countries, a proof of misery
in this, xii. 302. xiii. 16. Pays in taxes more, in proportion to the
wealth of it, than England ever did in the height of war. xiii. 8.
The maintenance of the clergy there precarious and uncertain, 149.
What the revenues of the archbishops and bishops are computed to
amount to, 171. Hardship suffered by the poorer people, through
the scarcity of silver there, viii. 238, 244. By what means the
great scarcity of silver there is occasioned, ibid. Half its revenue
annually sent to England, 239. How it might be remedied, 240.
The first imperial kingdom, since Nimrod, which ever wanted
power to coin its own money, 241. Why the Irish migrate to
America, 244. xiii. 58. xx. 101. The only christian country where
the people are the poverty, not the riches of it, xii. 274. xiii. 18,
279. Would be less miserable, if marriages were more discouraged
there, 269. An allegorical description of it, xii. 305. And of the
conduct of England toward it, 305, 312. Most of the gentlemen in
it, who have sons, usually breed one of them to the church, xvii.
34. Having bishops perpetually from England, a great disadvan-
tage and discouragement to it, ibid. The depressing ofit on every
opportunity an erroneous and modern maxim of politics in the Eng-
lish ation, xiii. 250. Various causes of its misery, xiii. 63. xiv.
105. Roman Catholics restrained there from wearing or keepi
any arms in their houses, xiii. 103. The state of its exports
imports, 106. What the profitable land in it usually computer
108. What kind of homage was paid to King Henry II. 111

pression and arbitrary power at its greatest height there under the
government of the earl of Wharton, iv. 180. The privy council
there have a great share in the administration, with the chief go-
vernor, 199. What the number of gentlemen there, xii. 20. Of
farmers, ibid. Proceedings in the affair of first fruits and twentieth
parts there, see First-fruits. Little encouragement for authors,
97. Irish tenants knavish, and landlords oppressive, xx. 59. The
bad consequences of four bishopricks being kept vacant there, vi.
306, 328 In the grand rebellion, the churches in Ireland were
pulled down, while those in England were only defaced, xiv. 74.
What the national debt, xiii 39. Reasons against laying an addi-
tional duty there on wines, xiii. 40. A method proposed for de-
laying its ruin, xii. 274. xiii. 42. The great imports there even
for women's luxury, xii. 273. xiii. 42. Wine, tea, and unnecessary
ornaments, amount to 400,000l. 43. In extent, about a third small-
er than England, xiii. 66. Its roads very impassable, ibid. A
project for rendering the soil more fertile, 67. The expediency of
abolishing the Irish language, 69. Notorious public absurdities in
that kingdom, xii. 283. Introduction of frogs there, 284. Records re-
lating to it in the possession of the duke of Chandos, xix. 92, 112. Eng-
land a habitation of saints, in comparison of Ireland, xix. 75. The
poor there, like oppressed beggars, always knaves, 77. In the time
of Henry II. a country little known, vii. 306. The inhabitants re
presented at Rome as a savage people, ibid. No nation, in which
christianity received so early and unlimited admittance, so late in
feeling its effects upon their manners and civility, ibid. Two rea-
sons why that island continued so long uncultivated, ibid. 307. Ob>
servations on the conduct of the dissenters there, respecting a re-
peal of the test, xv. 60. House of commons' address the queen,
upon the reversion of Lord Slane's attainder, 78. Few parishes
there have any glebe, 112. The number of impropriations make
the livings small and of uncertain value, ibid. That kingdom has
not the power of impeaching, 178. Glebes more wanted than im-
propriations, 179. The people greatly apprehensive of the Préten-
der, 189. A great jest, to see people there furious for or against
any thing, 219. Dissensions in the parliament respecting the chan-
celler, xvi. 9. An expression of Hobbes applied to the turbulent
state of affairs there, 10. The commons take examinations about
murder out of the judges' hands, 11. The dissenter's conventicles
suffered only by connivance, 120. Observed by travellers, that
they never see fewer charitable foundations any where than in
that kingdom, xviii. 213. Its superior advantages to those which
England enjoys, 235. So connected with England, that the na-
tives of both islands should mutually study and advance each
other's interest, xix. 72. Proposal for establishing a herring and
cod fishery there, ibid. What the state of the deaneries there in ge-
neral, 261. Is a nation of slaves, who sell themselves for nothing,
136. What influenced the duke of Dorset to act the usual part in
governing that nation, 164. Not a place for any freedom, xvi. 108.
Dr. Swift's character, and reflections on the conduct, of the squires
in general there, xx. 280. The commons oppose the court's unrea-
sonable demands of money to satisfy wanton and pretended debts
of the crown, xvii. 55. Conditions of its people abroad, xviii. 127.
Its true state little known and much misrepresented, 133. Has pro-
duced many men of eminence, 136, 137.

Irish Bishops-Verses on them, xi, 253.
Irish Club-Verses on the, xi. 366.

Irish Feast described in verse-x. 213.

Irish Manufactures-Poposal for the Universal Use of, xii. 11. Pro-
posal that all the Ladies and Women of Ireland should appear
constantly in, xiii. 36. Song on the Proposal for the Use of,

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