Page images
PDF
EPUB

Fife, Lord, 197.

Gifford, W., his attack on Mrs. Piozzi's
Fire-eaters, the, 428.

“ British 'Synonymy," 132.
Fisher, Clara, 409.

Gisborne's “ Natural Theology," 408.
Fitzpatrick, 174.

Glasse, Rev. G. H., notice of, 368,
Fitzwilliam, Lord, 454.

note.
Flahaut, Count, 416.

his motto, 410.
Flint, Bet, Johnson's story of, 38. Glover, Miss, the actress, 415.
Flood, Right Hon. H., his opinion of Gluttony, Mrs. Piozzi's remarks on,

Dr. Johnson's qualifications as a pub-| 219.
lic speaker, 42

Godwin, Miss, 441.
“ Florence Miscellany,” account of the, Goldsmith, Oliver, 131.
90, 268, 270.

- his prodigality, 134.
- preface to the, 281.

- his story of the boxer, 350.
Florence, Mrs. Piozzi's description of, — his portrait at Streatham, 254.
129.

Gray, Dr., 417.
“Florizel and Perdita,” Garrick's, 25. - his “Connections between Sacred
Foote, Samuel, 212.

Writ and Classic Literature,"
“ Fountains, The," Johnson's tale of, 367.
31.

- death of his mother, 402.
Fox, Lady Caroline, 211.

Greenlanders, 442.
Fox, Charles James, his verses, " The Gunnings, the Miss, 218.
Planets," 224.

Gwaynyog, Dr. Johnson at, 51.
- his character, 285.
- his talents, 238.

Hagley, Johnson's visit to, 52.
France, Johnson's tour in, 53.

Hales, Dr., and his prophecy, 410, 412.
- verses on, in 1792, 323.

Halifax, Lord, 168, 172.
" Frankenstein," 404, 441.

Halsey, Edmund, uncle of the elder
Franklin, Benjamin, Wedderburne's re. Thrale, Mrs. Thrale's note respecting
mark on, 239.

his rise, 5.
- Mrs. Piozzi's account of, 239. | Hamilton, Archdeacon, 234.
- Mr. Dale's lines on, 240.

Hamilton, Lady Archibald, 234.
French, Mrs. Piozzi's sketch of the, Hamilton, Single-speech, supposed au-
124.

thor of " Letters of Junius," 235.

Hampton Court Palace, 354.
Gainsborough, the painter, anecdote of, Harrington, Dr., 342, 344, 350.
231.

- his death, 347.
Gaming, 337.

Harris, James, Esq., author of
Garrick, David, Dr. Johnson's opinion “ Hermes," 32, 178.

of his talents for light gay | Hart, Polly, 448.
poetry, 25, 168, 433.

Hawkins, Miss, 77.
- his flattery of Dr. Johnson, 29. Hawkins, Sir John, 42.
- his profession depreciated by Dr. — his account of the correspondence
Johnson, 97.

between Dr. Johnson and Mrs.
- anecdote of, 222.

Piozzi on her marriage, 73.
- his lines on Pelham, 244.

Head, Mr., 217.
— lines on his portrait, 255.

Hell-fire Club, incident at the, 238,
Garrick, David, his lines written at note.
Streatham, 324.

" Herald, The Morning," verses on Mrs.
Garrick, George, 103.

Thrale in the, quoted, 33.
Garrick, Mrs., 106.

Hogarth, William, his portrait of Mrs.
Gas lights introduced into London, 313, Thrale, in the “ Lady's Last
394.

Stake,"' 24, 177, 387.
Genoa, siege of, 311.

- his impromptu addressed to Mr.
George III., caricature on, 225.

Tighe, 336.
anecdote of, 232.

Holland, Sir Henry, Bart., 156, 342,
insults offered to him, 294.

343.
Gibbes, Dr., 403, 437, 444.

Holywell, Johnson at, 50.
Gibbon, Edmund, remarks on his style, Hone, Mr., 404.
312.

Hook, Matilda, 409.
Gifford, W., origin of his “ Bæviad and Hope, 377.
Mæviad," 90.

Huggins, W., the translation of Ariosto,
- his scurrilous lines on Mrs. Piozzi, and Baretti, 56.
121.

Hunt, Mr., 450.

Hunting, Dr. Johnson's opinion of, 47. Johnson, Dr. Samuel, his conversations
Hyde Park, 393.

at Streatham Park, 25, 27.

- his interview with Lord March-
" Imagination's Search after Happi mont, 26.
ness," 179.

his epigram on Mary Aston, 28.
Ireland forgeries, the, 291, 293, 298, his remarks on Demosthenes and
301, 303.

the Athenians, 29.

his opinion of, and respect for, Mrs.
Jackson, Humphrey, his connection Thrale, 30, 32.
with Mr. Tbrale, 176.

his translations from Boethius,
Jackson, Mr., 186, 187.

31.
James, Sir Walter, 438.

and tale of the “ Fountains," 31.
Jebb, Sir R., 205, 207.

- his introduction to Miss Burney,
- anecdote of, 262.

36.
Jekyll, his remark on Lord Stowell, his account of the children of Mr.
357.

Langton, 37.
Johnson, Dr. Samuel, his literary his story of Bet Flint, 38.
eminence, 1.

- his gallantry, 39.
- his letter to Mrs. Thrale respect his remarks on his own politeness,
ing “ Thraliana," quoted, 3.

39, note.
- his introduction into the family of the moralist and the hatter of
Mr. Thrale, 4, 6.

Southwark, 41.
his account of the rise of Mr. Mr. Thrale's intention of bringing
Thrale's father, 4.

Johnson into Parliament, 42.
visited in Johnson's Court by Mr. assistance afforded by Johnson to
and Mrs. Thrale, 7.

Mr. Thrale in his difficulties, 42.
disliked by Mrs. Thrale's mother, portrait of Johnson by Doughty,

43.
his habits, 8.

his attention to domestic economy,
- his extremities of poverty and 44.
want, 8.

- and to propriety in dress, 44, 46.
his eating and drinking, 8.

his answer to Sir John Lade, 46.
his favorite dishes, described by his fondness for town life, 46.
Peter Pindar, 9.

his opinion of hunting, 47.
his affectation of great nicety of his delight in carriage travelling,
palate, 9.

47.
his fondness for late hours, 10.

drawback on his gratifications, 48.
his sterling virtues, 10.

his diary of a tour in Wales, 49.
his household, as described by his description of Bâch y Graig,
Lord Macaulay, 11.

49.
- society in which he moved, 12, 13. - his fondness for fruit, 51.
- his reverence for bishops, 13.

his visit to Lord Sandys, 51.
his behavior in the society of his dislike to the Lytteltons, 52.
women, 14.

his rudeness to Sir Lynch Cotton,
his fondness for female society, 52.
15.

his tour in France, 53.
- his admiration for Miss Boothby, instance of his occasional imprac-
16.

ticability, 63.
— and for Molly Aston, 17.

his friendship for, and opinion of,
- his wife, 17.

Baretti, 54.
- his remarks on love, 17.

his evidence on the trial of Baretti,
probable causes of his long 55.

domestication at Streatham, 18. Dr. Campbell's description of him,
his complimentary verses on Mrs. 57.
Thrale, 18.

his rapid writing, 58.
his Latin ode to Mrs. Thrale trans his advice to Mrs. Thrale on the
lated by Mr. Milnes, 19.

death of her husband, 62.
his verses on Mrs. Thrale's thirty appointed one of the executors,
fifth birthday, 20, 22.

63.
- his gloomy apprehensions of death, his farewell to Streatham, 65, 86.
23.

- his visit to Brighton with the
- his dislike at being painted with Thrales, 65.
all his defects, 24.

- his complaints, 66.

73.

11.

Johnson, Dr. Samuel, his disagreement Lamoignon, President, his lines, 420.
with Mrs. Thrale, 67.

Langton, Bennet, Esq., Johnson's re-
- his correspondence with her on mark on, 27.
her marriage with Mr. Piozzi, - and on his children, 37.

story of, 388.
was Johnson a suitor for the hand Leicester, Earl of, 293.
of Mrs. Thrale? 81.

Leighton, Sir Baldwin, 432.
Miss Seward's account of his loves, Lennox, Lady Sarah, 240.
86.

Leopold, King of the Belgians, 349.
his last days, 87.

“ Letters to and from the late Samuel
his death, 87.

Johnson, LL.D.," publication of,
his affection for Mrs. Piozzi, 87. 1 110, 118.
proximate cause of his death, 88. Levet, Mr. Robert, in Dr. Johnson's
his strict attention to truth, 91."

house, 11.
his retort to Pottinger, 96.

- Johnson's lines on the death of,
his habitual disregard for the rules
of good breeding, 97.

Lisbon, earthquake at, 171.
controversy kindled by the publi Liver cases, 437.

cation of the “ Tour to the He- Liverpool, Lord, charms of his conver-
brides," and " Anecdotes of Dr. / satíon, 235.
Johnson," 97 - 101.

Llewenny Hall, 315, 389.
• Letters from and to the late Sam- | London, verses for and against, 364,
uel Johnson, LL.D.," 110.

865.
his letters on Death, 111.

Lort, Rev. Dr., 26, 108, 386.
Sayer's print of “Johnson's Loughborough, Lord, his remark on
Ghost," 118.

Benjamin Franklin, 239.
- his verses on a young heir coming Louis XIV., his politeness, 40.
of age, 134.

Lucan, Lord, 63.
- his apology to Dr. Burney, 214. Lucas, Mr., 336.
- his unconscious plagiarism, 222. Lust, Spenser's description of, quoted,
- lines on his portrait, 257.

84.
- Mrs. Thrale's character of him, Luttrell, Simon, the “King of Hell,"
488.

174.
Jones, the Hutchinsonian, 294.

Lutwyche, Mrs., 314.
Jonson, Ben, his " Alchemist,” 426. Lysons, Rev. Daniel, 3.
Jordan, Mrs., 361.

Lysons, Rev. Samuel, of Hempstead
“ Junius, Letters of,” authorship of, Court, his collection of books
235, 467.

and MSS., 3, 289.
- his denunciation of the Duke of — letters from Mrs. Piozzi to, 80.

Grafton's devotion to Nancy Par- — his collection of scraps, 118; his
sons quoted, 34.

death, 448.

Lysons family, notice of the, 289.
Kaleidoscope, Mrs. Piozzi like a, 411. Lyttelton, George Lord, cause of Dr.
Kean, Edmund, 374, 375.

Johnson's dislike for, 16, 52.
Keep, Mr., 211.

- verses on his portrait, 252.
Keith, Admiral Lord, his marriage with the Lyttelton Ghost Story, 227.
Miss Thrale, 109.

Lyttelton, Lady, 231.
Keith, Lady. See Thrale, Miss.
Kemble, Charles, 356, 378.

Macaulay, Lord, his opinion of Boswell
Kemble, John, 442.

as a biographer, 2..
Killaloe, Bishop of, 15.

— and of the value of the Piozzi pa-
Knight, Cornelia, 378.

pers, 2.

his description of the inmates of
Lade, Lady, 174, 177.

Johnson's house quoted, 11.
- Johnson's remarks on, 45.

his remarks on Croker's Boswell's
her conversation with Johnson “Johnson," 21.
about her son, 46.

his account of Mrs. Piozzi's second
Lade, Sir John, account of, 46.

marriage, and of Dr. Johnson's
- Johnson's answer to, 46.

banishment from Streatham, 86.
- Dr. Johnson's verses addressed to, Malone, Mr., and the Ireland forgeries,
185.

298.
- caricature of, 888.

Malone, Mr., his remarks on Dr. John-
Lambert, Mrs., 106.

son's rudeness, 95.

[ocr errors]

Maltzan, Count, 231.

| North, Mr. Dudley, Dr. Johnson's char-
Mann, Sir Horace, at Florence, 129. acter of, 91.
Manucci, Count, 114, 195.

Norton, Sir Fletcher, 232.
Mant, his verses, 455.

-- verses on, 232.
Marie Antoinette, Queen, note on her Nova Scotia, colonization of, 168.

first confinement, 224.
Marriage, Selden's remarks on, 301. Offey Place, 170.
McEvoy, Miss, 378, 403.

Omai, the 'Sandwich Islander, 116,
Maxwell's “ Collectanea," quoted, 16. 450.
“ Menagiana," quoted, 29.

Ombersley, Johnson's visit to, 51.
Merrick, quoted, 181.

“ On a Weeping Willow," &c., 285.
Merry, Mr., 330.

O'Neill, Miss, 414, 415, 447.
- his verses, to Mrs. Piozzi, 270.

compared with Mrs. Siddons, 414.
Milan, life at, 194.

Oratory, Johnson's declamation against
Milnes, Richard Monckton, Esq., M. P., action in, 29.

his translation of Johnson's Latin Ode Ord, Mrs., 61, 70, 107.
to Mrs. Thrale, 19.

Ossian, originality of, 417.
Milton's " Paradise Lost," quoted, 401,
435, 452.

Paap, Simon, the dwarf, 398, 409.
Mitre Tavern, 31.

Parini, the Abbate, his impromptu on
Mongolfier and his balloon, 328.

Mongolfier's balloon. 328.
Monkton, Mrs. (afterwards Lady Cork) Parish, Mr., and the Princess Talley-
and Dr. Johnson, 14.

rand, 340.
Montagu, Mrs., one of the founders of Parker, Dr., his complimentary verses

the Blue-Stocking Club, 14, 114, 213, to Mrs. Thrale, 223.
218.

Parr, Dr., his correspondence with Mrs.
her " Essay on Shakespeare," 90. Piozzi, 108.
- Johnson's story of, 104.

Parry, Dr. C., 427, 429.
-- Mrs. Piozzi's remarks on her con Parry, Sir E., 446.
duct, 107.

Parsees, the, 207.
Montcalm, his dying words, 242. Parsons, Mr., his verses to Venus, 190.
Moore, Archbishop, and the Duke of - and to Mrs. Piozzi, 191.
Marlborough, 244.

Pasquin and Cardinal Zanelli, 241.
Moore, Thomas, his “Journal," quoted, Pasquinade on Bonaparte, 316.
137, 145, 273, note.

Pelham, Mr., 244.
More, Miss Hannah, 15.

Garrick's lines on, 244.
her remarks on the “ Tour to the Pennington, Mrs., 462, 473.
Hebrides," and " Anecdotes of Dr. - her letter to Miss Willoughby,
Johnson, 97, 101.

quoted, 146.
- her opinion of Dr. Johnson's Let- Penrice, Sir Henry, 170.
ters to Mrs. Thrale, 113.

Penzance, Mrs. Piozzi at, 463.
Mostyn, Mrs., 79, 83, 303, 306, 398, 458. - life at, 464.
Mountedgecombe, Lord and Lady, 374. - climate of, 467.
Mount's Bay, 472.

Pepys, Mr. 61, 108.
Mulgrave, Lord, and Burke, 241.

Johnson's character of, 91.
Murphy, Mr., introduces Johnson into — Johnson's rudeness to, 65.
the farnily of Mr. Thrale, 6.

Pepys, Sir Lucas, 185, 207.
·lines on his portrait, 254.

Pepys, Sir William, 213.
- his song, “ Attend all ye fair," 325. Perkins, Mr., 28, 108, 177, 202.
his fidelity, 361.

- Mrs. Thrale's letters to, referred
- his portrait by Reynolds, 434, 439,

to, 40.
442.

- and the print of Dr. Johnson, 43.
Musgrave, Sir R., 408.

- purchases the brewery, 64.

Persians, the, in London, in 1818, 425.
Naldi, the singer, 71.

Pindar, Peter, his enumeration of Dr.
Naples, Mrs. Piozzi's notes on, 180. Johnson's favorite dishes, quoted, 9.
Nash, Beau, 211.

- his verses on Dr. Johnson and the
Nesbitt, Mrs., 174, 205.

whiskey at Inverary, 31.
Nicholson, Miss, 74, 80, 188, 480. -- his satire on Boswell and Mrs. Pi-
Nicholson, Peg, 231.

ozzi, quoted, 99.
Ninon de l'Enclos, 434.

Piozzi, Mrs., her moral character, 2.
North, Lord, 42.

-- value and attraction of her writ-
- his maxim quoted, 331.

ings, 2.

Piozzi, Mrs., list of the papers contained Piozzi, Mrs., marriage of her eldest
in the present work, 2.

daughter, 110.
her " Thraliana,” 3.

her “Letters to and from the late
her marriage to Mr. Thrale, 6.

Samuel Johnson, LL. D., 110.
her first introduction to Dr. John Baretti's treatment of her, 114.
son, 6.

her remarks on Baretti's death,
her conversation, 26, 85, 109.

115.
Johnson's verses and ode to her, - and on his character, 116.
19, 20, 22.

the comedy of Thé Sentimental
year of her birth, 21.

Mother," 117.
her personal appearance, 22.

her alarm at Mr. S. Lysons's col-
her portrait by Roche, 24.

lection of scraps, 118.
and by Sir Joshua Reynolds and - her “ Observations and Re-
Hogarth, 24.

flections," 119.
her familiarity with the learned criticisms on the work, 119.

and modern languages, 27, 31. her style, 119, 120.
Johnson's opinion of her, 30.

Gifford's lines on her, 121.
- her translations from Boethius, 31. quotations from her Travels, 122
and her " Three Warnings,” 31.

et seq.
her fugitive pieces, 31.

her " British Synonymy," 132.
popular estimate of her, 33.

her " Retrospection," 135.
her reception of Miss Burney at leaves Streatham for North Wales,
Streatham, 34.

138.
r trials and bereavements. 40.

description of her and her hus-
her attention to business, 40.

band, in 1808, 142.
her tour in Wales, 49.

death of Mr. Piozzi, 143.
her visit to her birthplace, 51.

their portraits, 143.
Dr. Campbell's description of her, her way of life after his death,
57.

143.
her feelings outraged by her hus her fancy for W. A. Conway,
band, 60.

143.
- her account of a conversazione at her ball and supper on her eigh-
her house, 61.

tieth birthday, 146.
death of Mr. Thrale, 62.

her death, 146.
sale of the brewery, 64.

her will, 148.
leaves her home at Streatham, her character, 152, 155.
64.

her autobiographical memoirs,
her disagreement with Johnson, 161.
67.

her domestic trials, 185.
commencement of her acquaint her account of her second mar-
ance with Piozzi, 69, 183.

riage, 188.
- her marriage to Piozzi, 71, et seq. - her residence in Italy, 192.
visits Italy, 80.

her biographical anecdotes, 195.
was Johnson a suitor for her hand ? Mr. Thrale's will, and account of
81.

the sale of the brewery, 201.
Miss Seward's account, 85.

account of Mr. Thrale's death,
Mrs. Piozzi's “Anecdotes of Dr. 207.
Johnson," 90.

and of Dr. Collier, 209.
her alleged inaccuracy, 90.

her marginal notes on the two vol-
Peter Pindar's satire on her and umes of printed letters, 211.
on Boswell, 99.

her notes on Wraxall's - Memoirs
success of her "Anecdotes of of my own Time," 224.
Dr. Johnson," 101.

- her original compositions in prose
Walpole's opinion of it, 101.

and verse, 247.
her return to, and reception in, her letters, 289.
London, 105.

extracts from “ Thraliana," 477.
her domestic thoughts, 106. Piozzi, Mr., 61.
her return to Streatham, 108. - account of the commencement of
her correspondence with Dr. Parr, his acquaintance with Mrs.
108.

Thrale, 69, 183.
names of the friends visiting or — - his singing, 69, 70.
corresponding with her, 108, his marriage with Mrs. Thrale, 71,
109.

188.

« PreviousContinue »