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a year to the Prussian troops, the States one hundred thousand, the emperor thirty thousand, which he never paid, v. 287. Neither of the emperors had ever twenty thousand men on their own account in the common cause, thongła by agree. ment to furnish ninety thousand, 288. The confederate army to inaintain forty thousand men against Spain on the Poriugal side, 292. Fifty thousand on the side of Catalonia, wbich was chiefly at the English expense, ibid. The eighth article of the grand alliance translated, 302. The whole of it examined by the house of commons, vii. 114. Broken by every party in it, except the

English, v. 326. Allies. Their refusal to bear their just proportion of

the charges of the war connived at for private ends, vi. 213. 214. Infamously deserted the British troops, 215. The en peror inclined to con. tinue the war, because it affei ted not his own do

minions, 216. See Alliance, and Conduct. Almanack-makers. Why alone excluded the privi.

lege of other authors, to live after their deaths,

iv. 139.

Alsatia, iii. 29. Squire of, viii. 9.
Ambassador. Wherever he is, his house has all the

privileges of his master's dominions, xv. 30. Ambition. Not so strong a passion in young men as

Jove, xv. 287. America. The state of religion in the plantations there, v. 216. In some of the poorest colonies on the continent there, the people allowed to cut their money into halves and quarters for the sake of small traffick, viii. 242. Why the Irish migrate thither, ibid. xiii. 56. XX. 101

Tbe reasons urged for removing thither from Ireland ill

foundei, xiii. 58. Amplification. What; and the use of it in poetry,

xxiii. 46.

Amsterdam Gazette. The confidence of its writer,

V. 325
Amusement. Whose happiness it is, xxiii. 358.
Anatomical figures. A collection of them recom-

mended to Swift's patronage, xx. 234.
Anglesey (Arthur Annesley, earl of. His zeal against

the bill for laying a duty on Irish yarn, xxi. 188,
Anglesey (John Annesley, earl of). vi. 285. By his

deain, the tories lost a great supporter, xxi 12.
Anglo Latin. Specimens of, xxiv. 179-183.
Anjou (duke of). At the beginning of the war

maintained six and thirty thousand men out of
the Spanish provinces he then possessed, vi. 8. See

Partition Treaty, Spain.
Anne (queen). History of her four lust Years, vii.'s.

Considerations on the Consequences of her Death. vi.
255. Nolest Inquiry inio the Report of it, io9.
Remarks on the Characters of her Courl, 15%. Her
conduct in the change of the ininistry, v.13--18.
Her right hereditary and indefeasible, as much as
an act of parliament could make it, 34. Beha-
viour of the whigs toward her, 5h. Began her
reign with a noble benefaction to the church, 70,
Her character, 87. vi, 267. Showed great pru.
dence, firmness, and courage, in tire change of
the ministry, v. 30.

Put under the upreasonable
obligation of being guarantee of the whole barrier
treaty, vi. 13. Influenced in every action by neg.
ligence or procrastination, vi. 266, When she
began the change of ministry in 1708, she did not
intend to carry it so far as the high church party
hoped and expected, 257. A great mistress of
royal reserve and delav; her jealousy frequently
destroying the good effects of her triendship, 257.
206. 316. 248Induced to change her ministry,
more to preserve her power and prerogative, than
through apprehension of danger to the churcb,
26. . She and her ministry bad no design of


bringing in the pretender, 304. 331. Had a great
personal regard for the lords Somers and Cowper,
306. An instance of her piety, V.;? 27.

graded her dignity, in sending an humiliating em-
bassy to the Czar, xiv. 225. Her speech to both
houses of parliament, containing the foundation
of the peace, vii. 192. Her circumstances much
resembled those of Elizabeth, vi. 116. A poble
maxim of hers, 117. Her remark on a conver-
sation with the duke of Marlborough, xxi. 105.
Much governed by the whig ministry, 151; which
made her very jealous of their successors, ibid.
162. Recommends to the parliament to take a
method to prevent libels, &c. xxii. 87. Her birth-
day celebrated with great splendour and luxury,
188. Tells the lords her reasons for parting with
the lord treasurer Oxford, xvi 73. Attacked in
1713 with an ague, vi. 110 Account of her last
illness, 78. Her death, 83. Reasons of the joy
of some people on the report of it, viii. 125.
Stocks rose on this report, and also at her real
decease, 127. An inscription proposed for her
tomb, 128. Some observations respecting her, by

Dr. Arbuthnot, xvi. 100,
Annesley. See Anglesey.
Annus Mirabilis, xxiji. 114.
Anselm (a foreigner of great piety and learning),

Promoted to the see of Canterbury by William
Rufus, vii 233. His dispute with that king, on
having inade too small a present to him, 234.
Anselm, tired out with perpetual usurpations, re-
tired to Rome, ibid. . All his revenues seized by
the king, and Anselm remained in exile, ibid.
Restored to his see by Henry the First, 248. His
dispute with that king, on the right of investiture,.
250; which was compromised by the pope, 251.

His death and character, 255
Answers, difficulty of writing, iii. 26. What some

people call answering a book or discourse, v.

Anthony (Mark). Appeared contemptible at Actium,

siv. 225..

xix. 105.

Anthony (St.) The story of his pig, xxii. 301.
Anthony (Dr.), A whimsical odd man in Ireland,
Apollo, British, xxiv. 164.
Apollo outwitted, x. 58. Apollo to the Dean, 193.
Verses occasioned by, 196. Apollo's Edict, occa-
sioned by the foregoing, 199. Apollo, or a Pro-

blem solved, xi. 226.
Apology (An) &c. xi. 329.
Apologies. Those of the Fathers, the most useful parts

of their writings, v.151.
Arachne. The fable of her and Pallas applied, xii.

Arbitrary pozver. A greater evil than anarchy, iii.

313. The natural object of temptation to a prince,
xiv. 169. Whether the tories or the whigs and
fanaticks are the greatest friends to it, v. 195.

Arbuthnot (Dr.) The author of Political Lying, and

John Bull, xxii. 154. His acquaintance with
Swift commenced probably in 1711, i. 121. xxi.
173. Some extempore verses made by him, xvi.
43. Gives Dr, Swift a short account of a treason-
able piece, called “ A History of the last Invasion
of Scotland,” 54. His humourous censure of
Whiston's project of the longitude, 62. His ob-
servations respecting the death of queen Anne,

Encomium on Dr. Swift, 101. His hu.
mourous remark respecting miss Nelly Bennet, in-
troduced by him to the French court, xvi. 187.
Mentions a droll incident or two on the publica-
tion of Gulliver's Travels, xvii. 98. One motive
of his particular care to save Mr. Gay's life, xviii.
25. His prescription to Dr. Swift, for the cure of


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his fits of giddiness, 71. Writes a very humour ous treatise on the altercation of the ancients, 90. His remark upon Curll the bookseller, 279. His freedom with the greatest persons in defence of liberty, virtue, and religion, 280. Affecting and friendly létrer, written in bis illness, and some few months before his death, to Dr. Swift, xix. 105. Account of his death, by Mr. Pulteney, 143. His

character, xvii. 212. xxi. 315. Arbuthnot (Robert). Married an Irish lady of gool.

a year, xvii. 75. Archimeles, viii. 182. dretine. Had all the princes of Europe his tributa

ries, viii. 211. Argyll (earl of). Returns out of Holland to invade

Scotland, in support of the duke of Monmouth's pretensions to the crown, xiv. 319. Is deserted by his Highlanders, and flies, 321. Being taken prisoner, is sent to Edinburgh, and beheaded,

322. Arg yll (Folin Campbell, duke of). Zealously pro

moied the Union, but remonstrated against the malt tax, vi. 206. His extraordinary answer to a question from the queen, vi. 273. His character, vi. 175. XV. 215. xvii. 212. xxi. 191. A distinguisher of merit, xxi. 144. Tells Swift, bis recommendation will have more weight with him than that of all the ministry together, 156. Married a niece of Duncomb the rich alderman, xxi.

191. Arians. Their opinions, xiv. 22. Aristides. His character, and for what banished, ii.

291, Aristotle, His character, vii. 323. viii. 179. ix. 219.

xvii. 24. 184. His opinion that man is the most mimick of all animals, how confirmed, xxiii. 309. The greatest master of arguing in the world, iv. 84. His poetry, rhetorick, and politicks, admir.

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