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Market Hill. Dean Swift's Visit to, xi. 65. On a
very old Glass at, 67. On cutting down the old
Thorn at, ibid. Revolution at, 173.
Marlborough (John Churchill, duke of). New Vin-
dication of him, iv. 287.
Advised king James
to take the air on horseback, intending to
give him up to the prince of Orange, iv. 296.
xiv. 325. The following night, after swearing
allegiance to his majesty, went over to the prince,
ibid. His intention of seizing king James II.
discussed, iv. 296. His opposition to king Wil-
liam, 297. His conduct on the queen’s intende
ing a regiment for Mr. Hill, iv. 293. vi. 269.
Pretends to unite with Mr.Harley on a moderat-
ing plan, but privately ousted him from the mini-
stry, 270. Erdeavoured to procure a commission
to be general for life, vi. 214. 272. At the gene-
ral change in 1710, preserved his high office, vii.
His abject behaviour at an audience with
the queen, xv. 128. Removed from all his em-
ployments, vii. 51. Reflections on that remark-
able occurrence, vi. 77. vii. 55. Would have been
turned out, though the war had continued, XV. 210.
Observations on the clamour about the pretended
inconstancy and ingratitude of the kingdom to
him, v. 32. The grants and donations made to
him at different periods, 35. Thought to have
more ready money than all the kings in Christen..
dom, vi. 210. Put himself at the head of all the
whiggish cabals, 214. vii. 53. Greatly debased
himself in one instance, xiv. 225. Accused of re-
ceiving large sums of money from contractors for
the army, vii. 96. Of deducting two and a half
per cent. from the money paid to foreign troops,
ibid. An emissary of his endeaveyred to delay
the signing of the peace, 213. Had the sea been
his element, the war had been carried on with
more success to England, v.275. Why he con.
tinued so easy to the last, under the several impo-
sitions of the allied powers, 297.
having joined the whigs, xxi. 105. Tells the
queen, he is neither covetous nor ambitious, ibid.
Dr. Swift wishes he may continue general, ibid.
121. Wished to contrive some way to soften Dr.
Swift, xxii. 52; who, though he professed to dis-
like the duke, did not approve his being dis-
missed, 53. Reasons assigned of his intention to
go out of England, 143:
His publick entry
through the city described, xvi. 87. Hissed by
more than huzzaed, ibid. Made a prince of the
empire, though this little more than a compli-
ment, iv. 310. His character, ibid. vi. 159. vii.
26.27. xxi. 105. xxiii. 162. Satirical elegy ou his
death, x. 269.
Marlb:rough (Sarah, duchess of). Her interest with
queen began to decline very soon after her ac-
cession to the throne, vi. 255. 267. Displaced,
310. Her removal had been seven years working,
xv. 111. Her character, iv. 310. vii. 2“. A singu-
lar instance of her ineanness and ingratitude to
the queen, xxii. 234. Would willingly have com-
pounded, to keep her place, xxi. 121. Too rich
to enjoy any thing, xvii. 220.
Marr (earl of). His character, vi. 177.
Marriage. Letter of Advice to a Young Lady, on
her entering into that State, viii. 82. Progress of
Marriage, a satirical Poem, xi. 197. Why so sel-
dom happy, xiv. 168. On what original contract
founded, xxiii. 177. Ireland would be less mise-
rable, if it were discouraged there as far as is con-
sistent with Christianity, xiii. 266. Recom-
mended by forcible arguments, XX. 262.
Marsh (lord primate). His character, xiv. 238. xv.
Martin. His proceedings toward a reformation, on
being turned out of doors by his brother Peter,
iii. 126. His history, 188. Martin, an eminent goldsmith, xxiv. 43. Martinus Scriblerus. Whence the origin of the name,
Mary (queen of Scots). In one particular of her
conduct, appeared contemptible, xiv. 227. Mary (the cook-maid). Her letter to Dr.Sheridan,
Masham (lord), xxii. ;8.
(lady), xvi. 74. The whigs endeavoured to impeach her, v. 57. Alluded to in a fictitious prophecy, x. 93. Assisted in reinstating Mr. Harley, vi. 274. Speech of her's to lord Oxford, xvi. 59. Her censure of him, 75. Her character,
V.57. vi. 314. 319. Masquerades. The conversation there, xxii. 259. Mathematicks. A singular method of learning them,
ix. 206. Mather Charles), an eminent toyman, x. 83. Mathero (Mr). Account of him and his mode of
living, ii. 104. The first who abolished vales,
108. Maude (daughter to king Henry I). Demanded in
marriage by the emperor, vii. 255. Her portion levied, 256. On the death of the einperor, the crown of England settled by her father on her
and her heirs, 264. Farther particulars of her - life, 261-295.
(king Stephen's queen). Made proposals of accommodation to the empress; which being rejected, urges her son Eustace to arms, vii. 287. Her army having taken the earl of Gloucester prisoner, the queen sent him to Rochester, to be
treated as the king had been, 289. Maule (Dr. Henry), bishop of Cloyne, xvii. 74. Maxims controlled in Ireland, xiii. 13. Maxims. Paraphrase on a famous maxim of the
duke de Rochefoucault, xi. 240. Two of Tindal's
refuted, iv. 89.90. One to which the Itsh banks
are much indebted, xii. 27. One indisputable in
politicks, viii. 223. Dr. Swift confesses he was
mistaken in his contradiction of an old one, vi.
309. In politicks, there are few but what, at
some conjunctures, are liable to exception, vi. 328.
“That it is more eligible for a king to be hated
than despised,” calculated for an absolute monar-
chy, 337. That “ people are the riches of a na-
tion," in what sense it is properly to be under-
stood, vii. 130. To do what is right, and disre-
gard the world, a good one, xvi, 115. What the
best in life, in Dr. Swift's opinion, 262. A good
moral maxim of the ancient Heathens, XX. 278.
Maynard (sergeant. His speech to king William,
Maynwaring Arthur). Recommended Mr. Steele
to the office of gazetteer, vi. 133. 134.
the Whig Examiner, in conjunction with Addison,
xxiv. 154. Author of the Medley, 156. iv. 289.
Mead (Dr.), xx. 169.
Mealtub plot, iji. 73.
Mean and great Figures made by several Persons, xir.
Meath (Dorothy, countess of), xxii. 86.
(lady), xi. 102. Epitaph on her and her
Meath diocese. One of the best in Ireland. Its an-
nual income in the time of king Charles I, xii.
. Why a less reward in modern times than
in ancient, viii. 224 The Romans recorded their
illustrious actions on them, ibid. A society insti-
tuted for a like purpose in France, 225. A scheme
for rendering them of more use in England, 225
- 227. Should be likewise current money, 227.
Media. Its form of government, vii. 258.
Medicine. The ridicule of it a very copious subject,
xvi. 42. A good one against giddiness and head
ache, xix. 278. Medicines. Reasons offered by the Company of Up
Izolders against inspecting them, xxiii. 300. Medley (by Ridpath). Account and character of a
paper so called, written in defence of the whig party, iv.289. V. 206. xxiv. 154. 156. Some passages in it reflecting on the speaker of the house
of commons and Mr. Harley, v. 207. Medlicott (Thomas), xvii. 64. Memoirs." A species of writing introduced by the
French, iii. 289. Memoirs of P. P. Clerk of this Parish, xxiii. 142. Memorial to the Queen, vi. 387 Menage. A story of his applied, viii. 194. Merit. Every man's bill of it much overrated, v.38.
A poetical genealogy of true and false merit, 135. A bold opinion a short easy way to it, and very necessary for those who have no other, xv.80, Transcendent merit forces its way, in spite of all obstacles; but merit of a second, third, or fourth
rate, is seldom able to get forward, 188. Merlin. His Prediction relating to the Year 1709,
iv. 141. X. *4. Merrill John), xix. 255. Mesnager (monsier, a French plenipotentiary at
Utrecht). Advantages gained to England by an idle quarrel of his, vii. 206. The peace retarded
by his obstinacy, 208. Methuen (sir Paul), xxi. 21. His character, vi. 172. Metropolis
. Increase of buildings in, does not always argue a flourishing state, xiii. 17. Micro-coat, iii. 79. Midas. The Fable of, *.95. Middleton (Charles, the second earl of), vi. 82 His character, 177.
(viscount, lord chancellor). An enemy to : Wood's project, xii. 205.