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Hamilton's Barun. Grand Question related to debuted,
Hammond (Anthony): Account of him, xxiv, 110,
Hanmer (sir Thomas). A favourite of king George II.
when prince of Wales, vii. 316. The famous re-
presentation of the commons, to the queen, sup-
posed to be written by him, vii. 113. Some ac-
count of him, ibid. The most considerable man
in the house of commons, xxii, 196. Letter from
hini to Dr. Swift, upon reading his History of the
Four last Years of the Queen, xv. 26).
Hannibal. When he made a mean figure, xiv. 226."
His obligations to Polybius, viii. 180.
Hanover (elector of). His envoy (baron Schutz)
demanded a writ for the electoral prince to sit in
the house of peers as duke of Cambridge, vi. 249.
An act passed, for settling the precedence of his
family, vii. 111. Strangely deceived by Bothmar
and Robethon, 189. His letter to the queen, ex-
pressing his satisfaction in her proceedings in rela-
tion to him, vi. 344. Upon just foundation, not
suffered in the queen's life time to reside in Eng-
land, 348. A proposal that his grandson prince
Frederick should be educated here, 348.
Happiness. A definition of it, as generally under-
stood, iii. 154. Equally attainable by all men,
both in this world and the next, xiv. 95. On
what it greatly depends, xviii. 290. What a con-
siderable step toward' it, xix. 81.
Harcourt (sir Simon, afterward lord Harcourt and
Jord keeper). His character, v. 109. vi. 200. X.
116. xv. 43. Made attorney general, xxi. 11.
Hare (Dr. Francis, bishop of St. Asaph, and after-
ward of Chichester). :d learned Comment on his
Sermon, iv, 271. Author of three pamphlets on
the management of the war and the treaty of
peace, v. 121. Sonne account of bim, iv. 272.
His politicks and his divinity nuch of a size, 274.
Harley (Robert). His origin, iv. 223. Speaker suc-
cessively to three parliaments, in 1700, 1701, and
1702, v. 110. vi. 299. 318. vii, 105. Succeeded
Daniel earl of Nottingham, as secretary of state,
in 1704, xxiii. 181.
Turned out by the manage-
ment of the duke of Marlborough and earl of Go-
dolphin, vi. 270. Xv. 42. So narrowly watched,
that he could not without great difficulty obey the
queen's commands in waiting on her, vi. 273.
Reinstated in the queen's favour and made chan-
cellor of the exchequer on the dismission of the
earl of Godolphin, whose fall brought on the re-
moval of all his friends, vi. 257277. His cha-
racter severely drawn by the duchess of Marl-
borough, 278. Procures a grant of the first-
fruits, and twentieth parts, to the clergy of Ire-
land, 283. xv 115. 116. Strongly urges Dr.
Swift to exert bis talents in political disquisitions,
vi. 283. His timid proceedings when in power
gave umbrage to his own party, 285. And pat-
ticularly his continuing some noblemen of the
whig party in high employments, 286. Which
is accounted for on political principles, 259. The
designs of the whigs against him, in the business
of Gregg, iv. 230. v. 86. 147. 199. XV. 42. The
barbarous attempt of Guiscard to stab him, v. 144.
(see Guiscard). The parliament's testimony of
their esteem for him, 164. 207. Had frequently
threatening letters sent him, xxii. 9. Plot for
assassinating him, 148. 155. The sentiments of
both parties on his conduct, vi. 303. His reply
to Dr. Swift's expostulations on that subject, 308.
His great maxim in the conduct of publick affairs,
xv. 162. Bore false imputations without concern,
250. A great trespasser against punctuality in
time, xiv. 187. Contrived a fund, by which ten
millions were paid off without any new burden
to the kingdom, vii. 21. Censured by friends aa
well as enemies, for suffering the earl of Notting
ham's clause to pass, in an address to the queen,
as he was well acquainted with that nobleman's
intention of proposing it, 41. Advised the crea-
tion of twelve new peers at once, vi. 3'3.
Made earl of Oxford and Mortimer, and lord
treasurer, May 24, 1711, vi. 290. Le Sack the
French dancing-master's remark on that occasion,
viii. 42. The preamble to his patent, iv. 223-
His prudent conduct in regulating the national
revenue, vii. 109-112. Honoured with the Gar-
ter, Oct. 26, 1712, Xv. 23%. His disregard of
Mrs. Mashạm's credit occasioned the sinking of his
own, vi. 319. Toward the end of his ministry,
had not a friend of any consequence left, except
the duke of Qrmond, lord Trevor, and Mr. secre-
tary Bromley, 323. Lord chancellor Harcourt,
lord Boling broke, Jady Masham, bishop Atter-
bury, and some others, openly declared against
him: the earl of Dartmouth and earl Poulett stood
neuter; and the duke of Shrewsbury, then in he-
land, hated him, but sacrificed all resentments to
case, profit, and power, ilid. His reserye the
cause of lord Bolingbroke's resentinent, 242.
The earl of Oxford and lørd Bolingbroke had
bardly a common friend left, except the Dean,
whose sincerity and freedom made up what he
wanted in weight and credit, 325. Affected to
preserve a reputation of power when he had it
not, that he might remove all blame from his -
sovereign, 329. Loses his daughter, on which
occasion Swift sends him an admirable consolatory
epistle, xv. 289. Dismissed from his office, xvi.
69-77. Impeached, and sent to the Tower,
whence (having been kept there two years) he
was dismissed without a trial, vi. 331. Letter of
Dr. Swift to his lordship, on his impeachment,
xvi, 120. Appeared great, while that matter was
depending, xiv. 224. His death, May 21, 1724;
and a Letter to his son on that event,' xvii. 9.
The Dean proposes to write his lordship’s life, 16.
Swift's motto under his picture, xvi. 268. Lines
on his being stabbed by Guiscard, x. 88. xxi. 82.
Verses by Mr. Prior on the same subject, iv. 212.
216. His character, i. 228. v. 110. 149. vi. 169.
298. 318. vii. 10;. xiv. 187. xvi. 97.103. xix. 87.
Why he did not choose the tories should be too
numerous in parliament, xxi. 25. His reception
of Dr. Swift upon his first introduction to him,
and application for remission of the first fruits,
&c. in Ireland, 26. XV. 107. Mentioned with
honour by the archbishop of Dublin, for his abili-
ties and zeal for the common interest, 149.
Anecdote of his porter, xxi. 26. A remarkable
instance of his friendship to Dr. Swift, 28. His
reasons for pressing forward the remission of the
His particular attention to Dr.
Swift's honour throughout that business, 43.
Has tive or six millions to raise, and the whigs
will not lend a groat, 121. Sends Dr. Swift fifty
pounds; which the latter returns with a spirited
letter of complaint, 138. 139. 163. What a great
fault in him, 27. Humorous lines sent by him to
Dr. Swift, xvi, 22. More of the same, 24. Con-"
clusion of a copy of verses made by him, com-
plaining of ill usage, 36. Reproached by lady
Masham, 59. Some reflections respecting his dis-
mission, and carriage thereupon, 69. His letter
to Dr. Swift, on the day of his resignation, 72.
For what reasons dismissed by the queen, 73.
Censured by lady Masham, 74. A dakedom and
a pension talked of, when his removal was in agi-
tation, avi. 56. his carriage at the king's pro-
clamation, and behaviour of the mob to him,
86. A stricture upon his conduct and treatment,
96. A short character of him by lord Boling
broke, 98. Makes advances of civility to
the whigs, 103
Some observations respecte
ing his intended trial, xvi. 166. That subject
farther discussed, 168. His impeachment dis-
charged, by unanimous consent of the lords, ibid.
The king forbids him the court, 169. At his
death, left large materials for a history, xvii. 21.
A picture of him and a ring sent to Dr. Swift, by
Edward, earl of Oxford, xvii. 44.
Harley (lord), xvi. 259. Verses to him on his Mar-
riage, *. 154;
(lady Harriet), xvi. 200.
(Mr. Thomas), viii. 18;. Dispatched by the
queen to Utrecht, with instructions to the pleni-
potentiaries, vii. 159. His speech to the pension-
ary, ibid. On his arrival at Hanover, had full in.
structions to inform the elector of the designs of
his mistress, and the real interest of Britain, vi.
344. vii, 189. Sends a letter from thence, testi.
fying the elector's confidence in the queen, vi.
(lady Betty). Circumstances of her match
with the marquis of Caermarthen, xxii. 159.
Haro (sir Charles). His character, vi. 174.
Harrington (Mr. James, author of the Oceana).
His scheme for reforming the house of commons
by rotation, ii. 320,
Harris (Mrs. Frances). Her Petition, X. 42. An
imitation of it, by Mary the cookmaid, 294.
- (James). Strictures on a remark of his on
Swift, ii. 191.
Harrison (Mr. Thomas), Account of him, viii. 212.
Advised by his friends to con-
tinue the Tatler after Steele had dropped it, xxi.
120. Recommended by Dr. Swift to secretary
St. John, 137; who makes him secretary to lord
Raby,, ambassador at the Hague, 170; and pre-
sents him with fifty guineas to bear his charges,