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unreasonably made guarantee of the whole of it,
13. The treaty itself. 18. The two separate ar-
ticles, 28. 30.
Articles of the counterproject
struck out or altered by the Dutch, 31. The sen-
timents of prince Eagene and count Zinzendorf
relating to it, 9. 35-38. Representations of the
English merchants at Bruges relating to it, 3G-
Barebone (Dr.) His scheme for building, xiii. 18.
Barry (Clement), x. 234.
Barrymore (Elizabeth, countess), xxii, 139.
Barton (Mrs). Niece to sir Isaac Newton. Account
of her, xviii. 54.
Bateman, a famous bookseiler, xxi. 116.
bathurst (earl). His letter to Dr. Swift, alluding to
a proposal for providing for the Irish poor, xviii.
44. His speech about the pension bill greatly ap-
plauded, 52. Rallies Dr. Swift humourously upon
: his writings, as borrowed or stolen, 61; and sati-
rically the writers of the last and present age, 62.
More in the same strain, upon the doctor's way of
living, recommending temperance and frugality
to him, 100. His remark on corporations, physi-
cians, and lawyers, 3c0. Rallies Dr. Swift upon
the course of employment he was fallen into, 302.
His opinion of the state of England, xviii. 46.
Conduct toward his tenants, xx. 151. Reflections
on the death of queen Caroline, ibid. Compa-
rison of Mr. Pope, 152. His fine wood at Oakley
described, xix. 49. His friendly indignation on
seeing an article in the newspapers of a gun being
fired at Dr. Swift, 216; whence he takes occasion
to expatiate on the extensiveness of our author's
Battle of the Books, iii: 199. Not a plagiarism, ii. 205.
Baucis and Philemon. A poem, x. 66.
Beach (Thomas). Account of his melancholy death,
Beadles. Should not be allowed to keep alehouses,
Beasts. Their Confession to the Priest, xi. 267.
Beau. Character of one, x. 335.
Beaumont (Joseph), xvii. 37. Some account of him,
xxi. 2. Invented mathematical sleaing tables of
great use in the linen manufactory, 1. Pro-
mised a premium of 2001. by government, 6. In
expectation of receiving it, 23. Recommended
by Swift, 235. Very old, 239.
Beautiful Young Nymph going to Bed, xi. 216.
Beauty. A Receipt to form one, x. 57. Verses on its
Beggars. Dublin more infested with them since the
poor house there than before, xiii. 262. The only
objection to the proposal of giving them badges
answered, 263. Have generally a vagabond spi-
rit, that ought to be punished, 271.
Beggars Opera. Its merits and success, viii. 231.
xvii. 164. 175. 177. Disapproved of by sir Charles
Wogan, xviii. 142. 146. Reasons why the second
part should not be printed before it is acted, xviii.
14. A sermon preached against it by Dr. Her-
ring, viii. 236. xvii. 201. Rehearsal of the se-
cond part of it stopped, by order from the lord
chamberlain, xviii. 3.
Behn (Mrs. Afra), iii. 227.
Belief. Not an object of compulsion, xiv. 157.
Bellowers. Beadles so called in Ireland, xiii. 270.
Bennet (Miss Nelly). A celebrated beauty, her visit
to France, xvi. 187. Song on her, xxiv. 37.
Bentley Dr). According to Mr. Boyle, not famous
for civility, iii. 209. A character of him, in the
person of Scaliger, 230. On the English tongue,
Berkeley (Charles, earl of), xv. 23. 26. His epitaph,
X. 87. Rough draught of it, xv. 138. His letter
to Dr. Swift, xv. 38. The Dean (who bad been
formerly his chaplain) invited to attend him in his
last illness, at Berkeley Castle; but could not go,
xxi. 12. The earl died of a dropsy, 22. His cha-
racter, vi. 167. Character of his son, 149.
Berkeley James, earl of). Married lady Louisa Le-
nox the duke of Richmond's daughter, xxi. 129.
(Dr. George, bishop of Cloyne), xvi. 20.
xvii. 39. 41. xviii. 227. An account of him, and
his plan for erecting a university at Bermudas,
xvi. 285. xvii. 12. The Dean the first cause of
his promotion, i. 91. xxii, 225.
(Mr. Monck). Extracts from his life of Swift,
(hon. George), xix. 195.
(lady Betty), X. 42. Added a stanza to a
ballad of Swift's, 48. See Germain,
(lady Penelope), xviii. 171.
Bernage (Mr.) XX. 168. Recommended by Swift to
the duke of Argyll, xxi. 144. Obtains a commis-
sion, xxi. 167. 198.
Bettefworth (Mr). Verses on him, xi. 278. The
steps he took to revenge himself on the Dead, and
the resolution of the inhabitants of St. Patrick's to
protect him, ii. 128. xix. 67. 70. His exultation
on hearing his name would be transmitted to Poste-
rity in the Dean's Works, xi. 281.
Betty the Grisette. Verses to, xi, 183.
Bible. The excellence of the English translation of
it, vi. 55. The arguments of objectors against it
summarily answered, xiv. 202.
Bickerstaff Isaac, esq). His Predictions for the Year
1708, iv, 101. Answer to his Predictions, 113-
Accomplishment of the first of his Predictions, 119-
Mr. Partridge's Detection of them, 124. Vindication
of him, 133. His predictions actually burnt in
Portugal, by order of the Inquisition, 134. His
origin, viii, 215. Whence the Dean first assumed
the name, iv, 99. Bigumy, Will. Service done by him to the church,
v 82. See Cowper (lord chancellor). Bindan (Mr). A celebrated painter and architect,
xi. 346. XX. 247, 265. Bingley Robert Benson, lord), xxi. 87. xxii. 8.3. 206.
Beaten by mistake, coming out of lord Oxford's
house, xvi. 87. Birth. The advantages of it, v. 113. Birthday Song. Directions for making one, xi. 68.
Presents. Verses occasioned by, 265. bishopricks. The origin of their revenues, while va
cant, being claimed by the crown, vii. 231. Bishops. Arguments against enlarging their Power inz
betting Leases, xii. 61. How elected in the middle ages, vii. 251. Those of Ossory and Killaloe einpowered to solicit the affair of the first fruits, &c. in Ireland, xv. 96. Mr. Pulteney's remark on their political unity, xix. 143. Wherein their office consists, xiii. 142. Bill passed the Irish bouse of lords, empowering them to oblige the country clergy to build a house upon what part of the glebe they should command, 144. Another, relating to the division of parishes into as many parcels as the bishop should think fit, 145. Bishops sent from England, a great disadvantage and discouragement to the Irish, xvii. 34. The worst solicitors in the world, except in their own concerns, and why, XV. 107. Two of them
Ireland received money for their labour in negotiating the remittal of the first fruits, who did nothing; while Swift, who
effeeted it, could not receive thanks, 149. Bishops (and other ecclesiastical corporations). Pro.
hibited from setting their land for a term above twenty-one years, xii. 62. Bite. A new-fashioned way of being witty, and the
constant amusement at court, and among great people, xv. 2?.
Blackmore (sir Richard), iii. 226. xxiii. 39. 50. 340.
His definition of avarice, xxiii. 343. A proficient
in the low sublime, xi. 297. Verses to be placed
under his picture, xxiv. 73.
Blacksmiths. Their petition to the lord mayor and
aldermen of London against certain virtuosi, xxüi.
Blackwall (sir Lambert), vi. 172.
Blaney (lord). Dr. Swift's petition against him, i.
Blessinton (Wm. Stewart, earl of), xx. 146.
Blount (Mrs. Martha). Verses on her birthday, xxiv.
35. Her constancy in friendship mentioned with
honour by Mr. Pope, xx. 195.
Blueskins. A famous thief, xi. 39.
Blunt (sir John). His account of the funds from
1707 to 1710, vii. 103.
Bonca tea. Bad for the head, xxi. 213.
Boling broke. See St. John.
the old lord, xix. 256.
the first lady, xvi. 134.
the second lady, xvii. 108. 226. xviii.
Bolton (archbishop of Cashell), xv. 23. 264. xvi. 283.
His character, vi. 161. xi. 235. XX.40. xxi. 46.
When chancellor of St. Patrick's took every op-
portunity of opposing Swift, xvi, 170. 264; and,
when made a bishop, left Swift embroiled for want
of him, 264. A maxim he learned from politi-
cians, xix. 152.
Bon Mots, xiv. 256. See Swiftiana.
Books. Like men, have only one way of coming into
the world, but many of going out of it; iii. 48.
The same book may as well be christened with
different names as other infants of quality, 74.
Mr. Dryden gave his a multiplicity of godfathers,
75. The most accomplished way of using them
in this age; 133. The turn they give to our