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Erasmus. His life almost a continual journey, xv.
194. A maxim of his cited, xviii.


His Mo-
riæ Encomium, vi. 91.
Errour (writ of). Not grantable in a criminal case

without direction from the king, xvi.-23.
Esquire. Letter from a repute:l one to the King at Arms,

xiii, 289.
Essex (Robert Devereux, earl of). · His remarkable

speech to Blunt and Cuffe on the scaffold, vi.

Estcourt (Richard), xxi. 149.
Etymology, ix. 180. Swift's banter of it, xiv. 350.
Evans (Dr. John, bishop of Meath), xii. 71. xvi. 202.

238. 285. Refuses a proxy for Swift at a visita.
tion, xvi. 238. See also letter to Mr. Wallis, ibid.

His sage remark on bishop Atterbury, 285.
Eugene (prince). His sentiments with respect to the

barrier treaty, vi. 10.35. Visits the queen on his
landing, without staying for the formality of
dress, vii. 47. xiv. 186. The design of his jour-
ney to England, vii. 48. His character, 49. Se-
veral nightly riots supposed to have been com-
mitted, through a scheme of his to take off Mr.
Harley, 50. His opinion of the negotiations for
a peace in 1711, 87. The queen discouraged
him from coming hither, as far as possibly she
could without in plain terms forbidding it, 150.
A humourous description of him by Swift, xxii.
76. The queen gave him a sword, worth four

thousand pounds; 70.71.
Eumenes. Introduced the custom of borrowing mo-

ney by vast premiums, and at exorbitant interest,

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European princes. The usual causes of war among

them, ix. 273. Some of the northern ones hire

out their troops to richer nations, 275.
Eustace, prince (son to king Stephen). During his

father's imprisonment, the empress Maud refused

a very reasonable request made in his behalf by
the legate, vii. 288. His father wished to have
him crowned, which the bishops refused to per-
form, 2967. Violently opposed a truce, which
must be founded on the ruin of his interest, 298

His death, ibid.
Examiner, v. 12." Takes the subject of government

out of the dirty hands of two fanaticks, and the
rough one of a nonjuror, 25. 26. The general
design of it, 40 60. 205. Conjectures about the
author, 47. 107. The difficulty of his task, 47,
55. 106. 159. A pleasant instance of the profound
learning of one of his answerers, 55. The Exa-
miner cross-examined, 75. An answer to the Let-
ter to the Evaminer, 119. Two letters, of the two
contrary parties, written to him, 122. 123. Has
no other intention but that of doing good, 126.
Is entitled to the favour of the whigs, 160. A
judgment of him not to be formed by any
mangled quotations, 165. No hireling writer,
196. 205. The papers under that title began
about the time of lord Godolphin's removal, and
by whom, vi. 284. A contest between Swift and
Steele, on the former's being supposed the author,
when he had ceased having any connexion with
them, xv. 256-260. 263--265. Si me account
of that paper, iv. 299. v. 3--11. The real author
of it remained long unknown, iv. 298. Character

of it, xxiv. 1.52. 155;
Example. The great advantage of it, in acquiring

moral virtues, ix. 288.
Excel'ences. More or less valuable, as there is occa-

sion to use them, v. 132.
Exchange-women. The proper appellation of a set of

traders in Exeter exchange, which now scarcely

exists, iii. 130. xxiii. 129.
Exchequer bills. Generally reckoned the surest and

most sacred of all securities, v. 225.

Exier Exchange. See Exchange Women.
Exiles. Their view in exciting quarrels, vii. 252,
Expedients. Living upon them will in time destroy

any constitution, v. 31;. Ertenpure love and extenipore prayer closely connect

ed, vi. 92.

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Ezble of the Bitches, x. 157. Pheasant and Lark, xi.

189. Answer to the latter, 193. Faction. Who so called by the whigs, v. 42, 141.

The nature of a faction, as distinct from those who are friends to the constitution, ibid. Its metaphorical genealogy, 140. What the true characteristicks of it, 142. xxiii. 191. What its effects on the genius of a nation while it prevails, V. 212. One felicity of being among willows is,

not to be troubled with it, xv. 269. Fade A great banker, xi. 12. Faggot (The). On the Variance between the Ministry,

X. 115 Fairfax (a rigid presbyterian). His proceedings with

respect to the parliament, the king's trial, and execution, xiii. 111. When he appeared contemp

tible, xiv. 226. Faith. The great stress laid upon it both in the Old

and New Testament, xiv. 26. Why we cannot

lead so good lives without faith as with it, ibid. Falklard (Lucius Cary, viscount). A custom used by

him respecting sone of his writings, viii. 6. Fukonbriilge (lady). A daughter of Oliver Crom

well, in her person extremely hike her father, xxi,

63. Fame. Why purchased at a cheaper rate by satire

thian by any other productions of the brain, iii. 57. Why it accompanies the dead only, 1o'. As difticult to conceive rightly what it is, as to paint

Echo to the sight, x. 24. The poetical genealogy
of Fame, v. 19. By some supposed to be different
goddesses, by others only one with two trumpets,

Xiii. 10. Chamber of Fame, viii. 164. 172. 175.
Fan. Why an emblem of woman, xxiii. 129.
Fanaticism. Its history deduced from the most early

ages, iii. 258.
Fanaticks. Ægyptians were the first, iii. 258. A

short story of one, by occupation a farmer, v. 27.
First brought in blasphemy or freethinking, xxii.
251. What the liberty of conscience they labour
after, xiv. 45. Their insolence increased by our
want of brotherly love, 60.. One refractory fana-
tick has been able to disturb a whole parish for
many years together, ibid. 'Those of the first cen-
turies and of later times agree in one principle, iii.

Farmers. In Ireland, wear out their ground by

ploughing, xiii. 3. The advantage that would
have accrued to the nation by restraining them in
it, 4. The generality of them in Ireland are to
all intents and purposes as real beggars as any in

the streets, xiv. 108.
Farthings. Anciently made of silver, xii. 105. 106.
Fashion (Ned). Notwithstanding his politeness, is,

in inany respects, not a well-bred person, viii. 208.
Fathers in the church. Their apologies, v. 152. A

general character of them and their writings, viji.

Faulkner (Mr. George). His intimacy with Dean

Swift, xviii. 219. 288. xix. 16. 273. xx. 17. 156.
205. 206. 238. Which could not secure him
from a chancery suit, for sending some of his edi-
tion of the Dean's Works into England, xx. 17.
Voted to Newgate, on a complaint of sergeant
Bettesworth, xi. 320. Verses thereon, ibid. Ap-
plied to the Dean, for permission to print his Works

to prevent their falling into worse bands, xix. 191,

Suffers in Ireland, for printing a pamphlet written

by bishop Horte, xiii. 252. XX. 9. Favourites. The danger of them to princes, V.128. Faustina, xxiii. 312. Fear. One of the two greatest natural motives of

men's actions, but will not put us in the way of virtue unless directed by conscience, xiv. 50. Great abilities, without the fear of God, are dan

gerous instruments when trusted with power, 52. Feasts Description of one, translated from the ori.

ginal Irish, x. 204. The vanity and luxury of

the Irish respecting them, xx. 85. Felicity. What the sublime and refined point of it,

iii. 156. Fenton (Lavinia), duchess of Bolton, xvii. 165. Fenton (Mrs). See Swift (Jane). Ferris (lord Berkeley's-steward), X. 44. xvii. 171. xxi.

95. Fevershan (earl of). His character, vi. 167. Fiction. Its great advantages over truth, iii. 154.

The trade of a poet, viii, 74. Fiddes (rev. Dr). Letter from bishop Smalridge in

his behalf, xv. 276.. Fielding (beau). A ridiculous instance of his vanity,

xiv. 226. Fielding (Henry). His Pasquin, xx. 4. Figures in poetry, xxiii. 54. Finch (Anne, afterward countess of Winchelsea,)

xxii. 132. Characterised as Ardelia, x. 58. Finlater (Fames Ogilvy, earl of). Moved for a bill

to dissolve the union, vi. 206. Finly (one of Wood's evidences). His confession

when examined, xii. 136. Finery. To be considered by ladies as a necessary

folly, viii. 89. First-fruits and tenths. Proceedings respecting them,

48. 58. 62. 69. 72. 78. 96. 97. 100, 107, 112 -135. 163. 166. 170. 281 xvi, 149. xxi. 42. 70. Swift's memorial to Mr Harley, xy. 104,


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