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INDEX.

Addison, referred to, 349; sketch of,
352; character of writings, 352; early
life, 353; politics, 353; travels, 354;
"The Campaign," 355; in Parliament,
356; Tatler and Spectator, 356, 357;
"Cato," 358; attacked by Dennis, 358;
marriage, 360; secretary of state, 360;
death, 360; Thackeray's estimate, 360;
quarrel with Pope, 384.

Age of Johnson, 421; poetry of, 421;
predominance of prose, 424.
Akenside, Johnson's sketch of, 490 ;
notes to, 495.
Alcuin on study, 7.

Alfred the Great, 12.
Angles, Saxons, and Jutes, 3.

Augustan Age in France, 312; in Eng-
land, 347.

Augustine in England, 5.
Augustus, 347.

Austen, Miss, referred to, 516.

Bacon, referred to, 2; sketch of, 137;
philosophy, 137; purpose of knowledge,
137; early life, 138; as lawyer, 140;
political career, 141; as orator, 141;
befriended by Essex, 141;
"Essays,"
142, 150; mode of living, 143; trial,
144; "Instauratio Magna," 144; esti-
mate of, 148; notes to "Essays," 164.
Beaumont, quoted, 175.

Bede, father of English prose, 10; quoted,
5, 9.

Bentley, quoted, 383.
Beowulf, 8.

Bertha, wife of Ethelbert, 5.

Bible, influence on literature, 79.
Blackstone, referred to, 462.

Boccaccio, 23.
Boileau, 312, 353.
Bolingbroke, Lord, referred to, 315,
387; quoted, 389.

Book of Common Prayer, 80.
Boswell, quoted, 454.
Boyle, referred to, 313.
Buckingham, Duke of, 274, 313;
satirized, 320.

Buffon, referred to, 348.

Butler, Joseph, referred to, 315.
Burke, referred to, 424; anecdote of,
489.

Burns, sketch of, 426; rank, 426; early
life, 427; " Mary Morison," 428; ef-
fort to reform, 429; "Cotter's Saturday
Night," 430; first volume of poems,
430; in Edinburgh, 431; marriage,
431; sympathy with nature, 434;
"Tam o' Shanter," 435; as exciseman,
435; "Bruce's Address," 436; death,
437; glorifies the commonplace, 438;
religious feeling, 438.

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Declaration of Independence, 422.
Deism, 314.

Dennis, referred to, 358, 381.
Deserted Village, 463, 465; notes to,
476.

Drama, discussion of, 252; in France,
312.

Dryden, quoted, 280, 289, 312; referred
to, 313, 349, 383; sketch of, 316; his
rank and aims, 316, 324; biographical
details, 317; "Heroic Stanzas," 317;
as dramatist, 318; as satirist, 319;
"Religio Laici," 320, 327; turns Cath-

olic, 322; "Hind and Panther," 322;
"Mac Flecknoe," 323; as translator,
323; "" Alexander's Feast," 324; as
prose writer, 324; Congreve's estimate,
325.

Education in nineteenth century, 501.
Edwin, King of Northumbria, 5.
Elaine, Tennyson's, 582, 586; notes to,
623.

Elizabeth, reign of, 75, 80, 84; learn-
ing, 77; character, 80.
England, in fourteenth century, 21, 22;
under Elizabeth, 81, 82; at time of Civil
War, 273; at Restoration, 311; under
Queen Anne, 347; Age of Johnson,
421; in nineteenth century, 499.
English language formed, 19.

English literature defined, 2; extent of,

3.

Enoch Arden, 584.

Environment, influence of, 1.

Epoch, influence of, 1.

Erasmus, referred to, 7y.

Essay on Criticism, Pope's, 379, 392;

notes to, 412.

Essay on Man, Pope's, 387.

Essex, Lord, 141.

Ethelbert, speech of, 5.

Excursion, Wordsworth's, 557.

Faery Queene, 83; plan of, 91; defects
of, 92; criticised, 95; First Booke of,
96; notes to, 125.

Feudalism in England, 21.
Fiction in nineteenth century, 505.
Formative Period, 19.

Garrick, quoted, 454, 485.
George III., referred to, 422.
Goldsmith, sketch of, 454; awkwardness
in conversation, 454; early life, 455;
effect of money, 456; anecdote, 457;
fondness for dress, 457; failures, 457;
studies medicine, 458; in London, 459;
literary work, 459; extravagance, 460;
"Vicar of Wakefield," 460; "Travel-
ler," 461; anecdote, 461;
Natured Man," 462; compilations,
462; "Deserted Village," 462; She
Stoops to Conquer," 463; death, 463;
quoted, 480.

Greene, quoted, 174.

"Good-

Hallam, quoted, 148.

Halley, referred to, 313.
Harvey, Gabriel, 85.

Henry VIII. and the Reformation, 79.

Herbert, Lord, of Cherbury, 314.
Herrick, quoted, 279.

Hilda, abbess at Whitby, 9.
Hind and Panther, 322.

History, 1; advance in style, 505.
Hobbes, referred to, 315.

Hooker, "Ecclesiastical Polity," 83.
Hutton, quoted, 516.

Idyls of the King, 582.
Independents, 275.

Instauratio Magna, 144.
Inventions, modern, 499.

Jarrow, monastery of, 11.
Jeffrey, quoted, 557.

Johnson, Samuel, quoted, 278, 322,
353, 360, 378, 383; age of Johnson,
421; sketch of, 479; character, 479;
peculiarities, 479; in conversation, 480;
early life, 480; anecdote, 481; mar-
riage, 481; in London, 482; as reporter,
482; "Life of Savage," 483; diction-
ary, 483; relations with Chesterfield,
483; "Vanity of Human Wishes,"
484; as dramatist, 485; Rambler, 485;
style, 485; "Rasselas," 486; journey
to the Hebrides, 487; "Lives of the
Poets," 488; death, 489; sketch of
Akenside, 490.

Jonson, Ben, quoted, 175.

Lady of the Lake, 511.
L'Allegro, 291; notes to, 300.
Latimer, referred to, 79.
Laud, Archbishop, 274.
Lay of the Last Minstrel, 511.
Literature, defined, 1; three leading fac-
tors, 1; in relation to causes, 2; Eng-
lish literature defined, 2; substantial
element, 22; influence of French, 22;
in nineteenth century, 504.
Lives of the Poets, Johnson's, 488.
Locke, John, referred to, 315, 348, 356.
Lockhart, quoted, 433.

Louis XIV., 312, 348.

Lowell, James Russell, quoted, 29,
325, 391.

Luther, referred to, 2, 78.

Macaulay, quoted, 483.
Macpherson, referred to, 487.
Magna Charta, 21.

Marlborough, referred to, 855.
Marmion, Scott's, 511.
Mary, misrule of, 80.

Mary, Queen of Scots, 80.
Maud, Tennyson's, 582.

Merchant of Venice, 177, 183; notes
to, 252.

Methodism, rise of, 350.

Milton, John, referred to, 277; sketch
of, 280; early life, 280; educational
reformer, 281; at Horton, 282; “L'Al-
legro" and "Penseroso," 282; Continen-
tal tour, 283; return to England, 283;
as teacher, 284; prose writings, 284,
285, 287; marriage, 285; definition of
education, 286; course of study, 287;
Latin secretary, 287; blindness, 288;
"Paradise Lost," 289; "Samson Ago-
nistes," 290; character, 290.
Molière, referred to, 312.
Montague, Earl of Halifax, 353, 354.
Montesquieu, referred to, 348; quoted,
350.

More, Henry, referred to, 314.
More, Sir Thomas, 76.
Myers, quoted, 555.

Newton, Sir Isaac, referred to, 313.
Nineteenth Century, some features of,
499.

Norman Conquest, 19, 20.
Normans, 20.

Ode on Immortality, Wordsworth's,
556, 564; notes to, 571.
Ossian, referred to, 487.

Penseroso, 295; notes to, 304.
Pepys, quoted, 317.

Petrarch, referred to, 23.
Pitt, quoted, 425.

Poetry, the first literature, 8; Anglo-Sax-
on, 8; in nineteenth century, 506.
Pope, referred to, 347; quoted, 349;
sketch of, 377; rank, 377; early life,
377; precocity, 378; influence of Trum-
bull, 378; advice of Walsh, 379; rela-
tions with Wycherly, 379; "Essay on
Criticism," 379, 392; attack on Dennis,
381; sensitive to criticism, 382; "Rape

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of the Lock," 382; translation of Iliad,
383; quarrel with Addison, 384; filial
piety, 385; 'Dunciad," 385; “Essay
on Man," 387; death, 389; appear-
ance, 389; character, 390; estimate
of, 391.

Princess, The, 580.

Printing, introduced into England, 76.
Prisoner of Chillon, 532, 534; notes
to, 545.

Prologue, Chaucer's, 32; versification of,
55; notes to, 57.

Puritans, 275, 276, 311.

Quarles, Francis, quoted, 279.
Queen Anne, 347.

Queen Anne Period, 347.

Race, influence of, 1.

Racine, referred to, 312.

Raleigh, Sir Walter, 86.

Rambler, The, 485.

Rape of the Lock, quoted, 349; publi-

cation of, 382.

Rasselas, 486.

Raumer, quoted, 148.

Reformation, influence of, 78, 79.
Religio Laici, 320, 327; notes to, 339.
Restoration, The, 311; relation to nat-

ural science, 313.
Revival of learning, 76, 84.
Roscoe, quoted, 382.

Rousseau, referred to, 348.

Royal Society founded, 313.

Schools, monastic, 7.

Sciences, present interest in, 500.
Scotland and England united, 348.
Scott, Sir Walter, referred to, 423;

quoted, 460; sketch of, 508; rank,
508; ancestry, 508; early life, 509;
as a lawyer, 510; marriage, 511; "Lay
of the Last Minstrel," 511; "Mar-
mion," 511; "Lady of the Lake," 511;
method of work, 512; at Abbotsford,
513; as host, 513; as publisher, 514;
"Waverley," 514; extempore method,
515; anecdote of, 515; style, 515;
failing health, 516; death, 517.
Shadwell, satirized, 323.
Shaftesbury, Earl of, satirized, 320.

Shakespeare, referred to, 83; sketch of,
172; parentage and education, 172;
marriage, 173; goes to London, 173;
"Venus and Adonis," 174; as business
man, 174; Beaumont and Jonson on,
175; retires to Stratford, 175; death,
176; estimate of, 176; development
of genius, 177; personality concealed,
178; knowledge of dramatic art, 178;
acquaintance with human nature, 179;
style, 179; influence, 181.
Sheridan, referred to, 424.
Sidney, Sir Philip, referred to, 86.
Sir Roger de Coverley, 349, 350,
362; notes to, 372.

Spectator, The, established, 357.
Spenser," Faery Queene," 83; sketch of,

84; biographical facts, 85; “The Shep-
herd's Calendar," 85; secretary to Lord
Grey, 86; visited by Raleigh, 86; “Co-
lin Clout's Come Home Again," 87;
"Mother Hubbard's Tale," 87; " Faery
Queene," published, 88; marriage, 88;
"View of the State of Ireland," 89;
Kilcolman Castle burned, 90; character,
90; death, 90; literary gifts, 95; ref-
erence to Shakespeare, 174.
Stedman, quoted, 582.

Steele, Sir Richard, quoted, 357.
Stephen, Leslie, quoted, 380.

Stewart, Dugald, quoted, 143, 388,
431.

Strafford, Earl of, referred to, 274.

Taine, quoted, 277, 526.
Talisman, The, 518; notes to, 524.
Tennyson, quoted, 24; sketch of, 575;

rank, 575; favorable surroundings, 575;
early life, 575; "Poems, Chiefly Lyri-
cal," 576; second volume, 577; vol-
ume of 1842, 578; "The Princess,"
580; "In Memoriam," 580; “Maud,"
582; "Idyls of the King," 582;
"Enoch Arden," 584; death, 584;
estimate of, 585.

Teuton and Celt compared, 1.
Teutonic character, 3.

Thackeray, quoted, 360, 385, 387, 463.
Tillotson, John, referred to, 315.
Tintern Abbey, 551, 559; notes to,
570.

Tories, 348.

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