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Thoughts on, xiv. 157. The advantage of it, at
least to the vulgar, iv. 13: The best means for
advancing publick and private happiness, 151. A
short view of the general depravity consequent to
a disregard of it, 152. An office resembling that
of the censors at Rome would be of use among us
to promote it, 156. Why all projects for the ad-
vancement of it have proved ineffectual, 167.
Maxims relating to it, xiv. 157. Seems to have
grown an infant with age, xiv, 164. Those who
are against it must needs be fools, 174. The my-
steries of the Christian religion should not be ex-
plained in sermons, viii. 21. Disbelief of it taken
up as an expedient to keep in countenance the
corruption of our morals, 24. National religion
called the religion of the magistrate, v. 168. The
state of it in the American plantations, 216. Opi-
nions in it maintained with the greatest obstinacy,
xiii. 229. No solid foundation for virtue, but on
a conscience guided by religion, xiv. 46.50–52.
Among whom the little of it there is has been ob-
served chiefly to reside, 59. To what the decay
of it is owing, 124. Like other things, is soonest
put out of countenance by ridicule, 127. True
religion, like learning and civility, has always
been in the world, but very often shifted scenes,
xv. 63. Religious processions have some good ef-
fects, 7. The christian religion proposed at first
to jews and heathens without the article of Christ's
divinity, xiv. 158. The excellency of it beyond
the philosophy of the heathens, 132. Good trea-
tises on by laymen best received, iv. 45. What
would make all rational and disinterested people
of one religion, xxiii. 356. True religion, what,
XX. 235. Persecution for, xviii. 215, 216. Ladies,
out of zeal for it, have hardly time to say their
prayers, xv. 27.
Repentance. The fallacies in it, xiv, 7.
Repington (Mr. of Warwickshire), viii. 149.
Republican Politicks. Mischievous to this kingdom,
Reputation. That of some men so amiable, that we
may love their characters, though strangers to
their persons, xx. 223.
Resignation. The most melancholy of all virtues, XX.
Revenge. What the cruellest kind of it, xix. 50.
(publick). What proportion of it is sunk
before ihe remainder is applied to the proper use,
Revenues (Episcopal). So reduced in Ireland by alie-
nations, that three or four sees were often united,
to make a tolerable competency, xii. 62.
Review. See Observator.
Revolution. The principal objection to its justifiable-
ness answered, iii. 320. Chiefly brought about
by the tories, though the whigs claimed the merit
of it, v. 14. The dissenters great gainers by it,
173. Revolution principles, 197. xvi. 229. The
whig maxim concerning revolutions, v. 197. Re-
volution, in what it differed from the rebellion
under king Charles the First, xiv. 80,
Rewards, National. Essay on, viii. 223. -
Reynard the For. History of, iii. 71.
Rice (Miss!. Remarkably tall, xix. 192.
Richard II. When he made a mean figure, xiv.
Richardson (rev. John). His ingenious politeness to
Dean Swift, xx. 159. His project for translating
prayers and sermons into the Irish language, xxi.
162. 182. xxii. 99.
(miss). Receives from Dr. Swift a beau-
tiful diamond ring, adorned with some of her own
hair and some of the Dean's, xx. 197.
(William). Account of him, XX.165.171,
Riches. Why in some sort necessary to old men, xiv.
178. Not so great a blessing as commonly thought
to be, 97. Why not intended by God to be ne-
cessary for our happiness in this life, 99. Lord
Boling broke's reflections on them, xvi. 243. Dr
Swift's estimation of them, 261.
Richmond (duke of). His character, vi. 161.
Riddles, x. 311-335. xi. 260.
Riding, what, x. 305.
Ridgeway Mrs. (the Dean's housekeeper). Legacy to
her, ii. 240. Some account of her, xix. 42.
Ridpath (Mr. the original author of the Flying Post).
His character as a writer, vi. 182. He and Roper
both died Nov. 16, 1729, xxiv. 153.
Rights of the Christian Church. Remarks on a Book so
entitled. See Tindal.
Rivers (Richard Suvage, earl). Made lieutenant of
the lower, 1710, by a stratagem, in opposition to
the duke of Marlborough's intent, iv. 293. vi.
257.276. Sent to Hanover, to remove some pre-
judices the elector had conceived against the
queen's ministry, vii. 189. xv. 28. Some parti-
culars of his will, xxii. 139. His character, vi.
163. Solicits an acquaintance with Dr. Swift,
Robberies (Street). Want of common courage
tlemen frequently the cause of them, xii. 58,
Robert (eldest son to the conqueror). At his father's
death took possession of Normandy, vii. 229. Pre-
pared to assert his claim to the English crown,
ibid. Farther particulars of his life, 230-255 His
death and character, 268.
Robethon (M. de). Styled by Swift an inconsiderable
French vagrant, vi. 341. Having obtained the
elector of Hanover's confidence, employed it to the
basest purposes, ibid. vii, i89.
Robin and Hurry. A poem, xi. 181.
Robinson (Bishop, Fohn), xy.96. xxii. 79. His pro-
motions, vii. 33. The substance of his order from
the ministry, vii. 250. Opened the assembly at
Utrecht with a speech to the French ministers,
157. His answer to the complaints made of the
I duke of Ormond's conduct by the Dutch, 170.
His speech, after receiving orders to sign a peace,
212. Alluded to in a fictitious prophecy, x 9?.
Rochefoucault (duke de). The Dean's famous verses,
founded on one of his maxims, xi. 240. The
verses founded on a maxim of his, when first pub-
lished, and by whom, xx. 202.
Rochester (Laurence Hyde, earl of), iv. 208. Suc-
ceeded lord Somers as president of the council, ".
109. His character, ibid. 204. Resigned his ol-
fices in king James's time, because he could not
comply with that king's measures, v. 125. Pre-
sented the duke of Somerset to king William,
Died suddenly, xxi. 210.
His death a
concern to all good men, xv.159.
Rochfort (lady Betty), xvi. 266.
(lord chief baron), xvi. 167.
(Mrs), viii. 92.
(George). Verses written on a visit to his
house, X. 231-259.
(Robert), xvi. 266.
Rollin. Remarks on the translation of his history,
Rollinson (William), xxi. 183.
Roman History. Teaches us in our youth to have a
detestation of tyranny, vi. 189.
-pontifs. Their usurpations, vii. 234. Their
Romance. A grain of it no ill ingredient to exalt the
dignity of human nature, viii. 56.
Romans. The rewards bestowed by them on their
victorious generals, v. 36. Their success always
testified by some publick religious aet, 213:
Abounded in honorary rewards, viii. 223; paru-
cularly medals, 225; which passed for current
money, ibid; and were frequently, when they
grew scarce, recoined by a succeeding emperor,
ibid. A custom constantly used by them at their
triumphs, xv. 90.
Rome. The dissensions between the patricians and
plebeians the ruin of that state, ii. 297-301.
Declared lawful for nobles and plebeians to inter-
marry, 305. Increase of the people's power there
for a century and a half, to the third Punick war,
306; who were not more fond to seize their own,
than to give it up again to the worst bidder, 308.
No impeachment from them against a patrician
till the consular state began, 312. Methods con-
certed there, for bringing over England to popery,
Romney (Henry Sidney earl of). His character, vi.
Rooke (sir George). How brought off by his lawyer,
when he was indicted for calling a gentleman knare
and villain, xii. 218.
Rooke (George, one of the most learned Quakers in
the world). A shrewd hint suggested by him to
the Dean, xiii. 220. Author of an humorous pas-
toral in the Quaker style, ibid.
Rosicrucians, iii. 166.
Ross (Charles). Lieutenant general, xxii, 76.
Rota Club, ii. 321.
Rover, a Lady's Spaniel. Verses on, xi. 336.
Roundheads the fanaticks in Charles the First's time)
Whence so called, ii. 245.
Royal Grants. A bill proposed for their resumption,
vii. 137. Remarks on the bill, vi. 78. The whigs.
missed the ends they proposed by their opposition
Royal Society, A junior rival of Grub street, iji. 69.
Rump Assembly. Grew despicable to those who had
raised them, xiii. 113. 114.