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wrote a comedy at her request, 91. Complemented by Shake

Speare, 119, n.
Eloquence, flourishes in popular government, B. I. Sect. XV.
EMPEDOCLES, corrected, 219, n.
Englishmen, their taste, 6, 7, 15, 16, 121. B. III. Sect. I.

Ancient Britons, 19, 20.
EPICHARMUS, his improvement of comedy, 112, &c. Several

of his verses corrected, 113, 114, n.
EPICURUS, bis doctrine to be found in Homer, 94, n.
ΕπιΓεννήμαία των καλών, 55, η.
Ej dalás, 236, 237.
Ευμνημόνευλον, 55, η.
Euripides, his cyclops, 94, 95, n. 101, n. A verse in

bis Medaea corrected, 407.
Ευσύνοπλον, 55, Π.
Εφέσια γράμματα, 324, n.
"Exela, "Exovle, 321.
Expiatory washings, 33, n.

F.
Fade, 212, n.
Fairies, an account of them, 323, n. &c.
Fanaticism, its influence on arts and sciences, 6, 16, & n:
Fashion, vicious in poetry, 86. Folly of judging from mode

and fashion, 385, 386.
Fathers, of the church, destroyed the Greek writers, 18, 19,

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Flattery, how despicable, B. I. Sect. XV.
Fool, a chara&ter in our old plays, 8.
Formal authors, 97, 98. All formality, or all buffoonery,

ibid.
France, its influence on English taft and manners, 6, 7.

B. I. Sect. Xý.
French crown, meaning of the phrase, 147, 148, & n.

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G. Genius, Guardian, 183, &c. Gorboducke, a play, 62, n. Gothick chivalry, 21, &c. See Englishmen. Government, popular, its influence on arts and sciences, B. I.

Sect. XV. Grave writers, 97, 98. · Gravity and humour blended in the

greatest characters, ibid. Greek writers, their excellency, 124. The only models for

improvement of taft, B. II. Sect. I. How so many came to be destroyed, 18, 19, & n. Ancient Greek language,

what ? 364. How written in Homer's time, 175, n. GREGORY the Great, burnt the Palatine library, 18.

H.

Hand, for power, 224.
Vaver, Having, 321.
Hell, variety of torments there, 218, &c.
HELIODORUS, 268.
HeSYCHIUS, illustrated, 216.
Hieronymo, or the Spanish tragedy, a play ridiculed by

Shakespeare and Johnson, 284,
High and low life, 86.
HOBBES, noted, 84.
HOMER, a specimen of the manner in which his poem was

anciently writ, 175, n.
An Account of his editor Aristarchus, 132, 133,

220, 221, n.
Pasages explained, 48, n. 224, 225, n. 237.

corrected, 43, 44, n. 219, 220, n. Honesty, whether requisite in a poet, B. I. Sect. XI. 130. HORACE, his character, 124, n.

A flatterer of Octavius, 124.
Dwells too long on the satyric drama, 101, n.
Pallages illustrated, 25, 26, n. 307.

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HORACE, explained and defended, 89, & n. 108, 109, & n.

398. Some of his odes corrected and explained, 165, 166, 167, 168.

corrected, 194.
Hospitality, sacred, 31, n.
Human nature, 68, 69.
Humour and gravity, seldom found mixed in the fame cha-
racter, 97

L.
JAMES, first, king, complemented by Shakespeare, 39.
Jealousy, B. I. Sect. VII.
In, in composition, 305, 306.
Inspiration, poetical, 4, & n.
Interesting subje&ts of poetry, what? 31, 46, 69.
John, St. explained, 352.
JOHNSON, Ben, bis Masque at Whitehall, 38, n.

Every man in bis humour, explained, 63, 64, n.

244. Every man out of his humour, explained, 64, 135° 136, n. 147, n.

corrected 65, 112, n. Volpone, illustrated, 81, 82.

corrected, 405.
Cynthia's Revels, explained, 147, n.
Silent Woman, corrected, 185, n. 197.

explained, 307, n.
Alchymist, explained, 289, n. 395.
The Devil's an Ass, corrected and explained, 394.
In his poems, explained, 149, n.
Catiline, corrected, 405, 406.

Heretio fyllabarum, 408, &c. See Alliteration. JULIAN, bis Caefars explained, 120, 121, n. Corrected, 153, n. Explained and corrected, 279, 280.

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K.
Καλαβάτας θεές, 223.
Κήριναι υπολήψεις, 32.
Knight-errantry. See Chivalry.

L.
LABERIUS, bis mimes, 101, n.
Ladies, the upper-band given them, and allowed to wear
fine cloaths, for what reason, 72, n. Lovers of finery,
71, 72, n.

Nature of fine Ladies, 29. 30. Latin ftage writers, 122, 130.

Latin authors, 130, 131. Liberty, its influence on literature, B. I. Sect. XV. On

dramatic poetry, 98, 99, 122.
LONGINUS, noted, 83, n. Corrected, 255, 256.
Love, a comic paffion, 7, & n. Love and honor, ibid.
LUCRETIUs explained, xxvi.
Ludere, meaning of the word, 307.
Lyes, how necesary in poetry, 23, & n. Probable lyes bes-
ter than improbable truths, 27, n.

M.
Machines, poetic, 44, 45, n.
Magic, poetic, 97.
To make, a maker, a poet, 135, & n.
Man, character of man in general, 68, 69.
Man-science, 69.
Manners, poetic, B. I. Sect. X.
MARTIAL, explained, 139.
Maryellous, fee Admiration.
Mask, an account of the ancient, 103, 104.
MAXIMUS TYRIUS, explained and corrected, 271, 272.
Meiosis, a fgure used by Shakespeare, 149.
Men of wit, 97, 98.
MENANDER, his rife and charafter, 120, 121. How his

plays came to be destroyed, 19, & 'n. Metaphors, mixed, 397, 398.

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MILTON, Spencer and Shakespeare bis originals, 365. Bora

rows from Shakespeare, 411, 412.
Often repeats the same letter, 267, 268.
Jingling terminations, whether to be found in his

Paradise Loft, 391.
His broken verses, how artful, 366, &c.
His character of the Devil, 66, 67.
A fine instance of the suitableness of character

in Eve, 70.
Tincture of Vanity in Eve, how finely and ten-

derly touched, 72, n. The Paradise Lost, how far a picture of his

own times, 140, &c, Pasages illustrated, 96, & n. 141, 142, 143,

218, 264, n. 401, 402, 411, 412. -explained, 152, & n. 189, 190, & n. 217,

237, & n. 308, 309, 313, n. 337, 349,

390, 397, 401, 402, 411, 412 xxviii, &c. Defended and explained, 158, & n. 227, 228,

334, 337, 338, n. 343, 344, 355, 359,

366, n. Corrested and explained, 198, 202, 230, 402,

403. A better reading proposed, 152, 153. Samson Agonistes, 144. Correited, 407, 408.

In his fonnets corre led, 408. Misanthrope, 68, 69. Mocker, 397 Models, for taft, 130, 131. Monofyllables, frequent in the ancient Greek language, 364. Monstrous characters, how far allowable in poetry, 67, Moral painting in poetry, 84. Moralities, 99, & n.

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