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Abney, Sir Thomas, friend and patron
of Isaac Watts, iii. 241.
of Dryden's Satires, i. 391, 392;
written by Nahum Tate, 394.
form an English, i. 235; Swift's
similar design, iii. 15.
Addison's, dedicated to Sacheverel,
by Handel, ii. 271.
racter and habits, 122-130; his
riage, 115; made Secretary of State,
his interview with Gay in his
of Pope's lines, 172.
the world, i. 27.
book, the sale of, forbidden, i. 233.
Akenside, Mark, life, iii. 359-363; Alterations of the text by an editor
his youthful performances, 360; unjustifiable, iïi. 228.
to, i. 12, 19. Albion and Albanius, an opera by Ames, Dr. W., account of, i. 111. Dryden, i. 579, 402.
Anacreon, Cowley's, compared to Aldrich, Dr. Henry, i. 326; E. Pope's Homer, i. 46.
Smith's lampoon on, ii. 18. Anacreontiques, Cowley's, characAlexander's Feast, Dryden's ode for terized, i. 46, 47.
St. Cecilia's Day, 1697, i. 455. Anutomy, The, of Play, by Denham, Alexandrines, Cowley's novel use of, i. 78.
i. 72; first used by Spenser, 479; Ancient and Modern Learning, Conthe metre of French tragedy, ibid. ; troversy concerning, iii. 11. Drayton's poem in, 480.
Andreini, bis fanta- tic play seems to Alfred, Blackmore's epic poem, ii. have suggested “ Paradise Lost," 226, 236.
i. 143. Alfred, the Masque, by Thomson, in Andrews, Bishop, his witty answer
which was the song Rule Britanniu, to the king on his rigbts, i. 254. iii. 230.
' Angel, The,” Addison's simile of, ii. Algarotti's description of Milton's 133. grandeur, i. 180.
Anne, Queen, said to bave been
lost, Dryden said was the only Annus Mirabilis, i. 357 ; criticised and
Apple, the red streak, introduced by
i. 119; criticised, 169, 170. Aragon, Scaliger's saying that he Allen, Mr., desires to become ac- would rather have written certain
quainted with Pope, iii. 122 ; offers odes than be king of, i. 42.
account of, ibid. Alliteration in verse, practised by Arcades, Milton's, written and acted, Waller, i. 299; ridiculed by Shake- i, 102.
Areopagitica, Milton's, i. 118 ; quoted Alma, Prior's poem in imitation of on the visit to Galileo, 106. Hudibras, ii. 196.
Ariosto, his Epitaph on himself, Altar-piece at Newtown, said to be quoted, iii. 213, translated by
painted by John Dyer, iii. 279. Matthew Arnold, 213, 214.
a monument to
Art and Nature. Of some composi- Autobiography, fragment of Swift's,
scription of the speech of Hudibras,
Backsword, the, Milton's skill with,
Pope's “Miscellany,” iii. 113. Bacon, Lord, on Scots in Poland, i.
paring himself to, ii. 237.
tuan's Bucolics, iii. 255.
96; his saying, “Open flatterers 322.
Banks, Mrs., Waller's rich wife, i.
Barber, Mr. Alderman, account of,
Barber, Mrs., one of Swift's poor
213, 214; ridiculed by Swift, iii. to assist her, 39.
Barberini, Cardinal, his attention to
Barbican, Milton's house in, i. 119.
chester, i. 158; his friendship ii. 205.
“History,” ii. 22 ; his plot, 289. 365-369.
poem On the Use of Riches, iii. 132.
at Moor-park, iii. 10; its resem-
on Erasmus, 162.
le ti, ni 182
1. 118; çuotes
Bayes, the name under which Dryden
Binfield, Pope's home from twelve
to twenty-seven or twenty-nine
years of age, iii. 64-106.
of writing, ii. 120-121; “ It will
daughter, i. 280.
the Royal Society, i. 15.
“ England's arch-poet,” 236; mag-
Dryden, i. 417.
servant, iii. 30.
by Addison, ii. 97; by Prior, 180.
tion for those who, i. 79.
Pope's last illness, iii. 147; her
him his life, ii. 158.
Roscommon studied, i. 232.
was satirized in the “Rehearsal,”
Waller, and afterwards by Burke, i.
of Gay's, ii. 263-266.
dress to Eleanor Gwyn, i. 415.
Arlington, Cowley's letters to, i.
to Milton, i. 158; incites Pope to
45; quoted on Paradise Lost, 195;
pute with Boyle, ibid.
attempt on the Dutch fleet at,
quoted, i. 446.
Swift, iii. 9.
keeper of the records in, ii, 35;
Addison also, 98.
to have painted a portrait of, iii.
Swift, iii. 36, 37.
tries in, 126.
the “Tatler under this name
describing contests with super-
Bolingbroke, Lord, and Savage, ii. 251 ; and Fenton, their share in
380; he is said to have supplied Pope's translation of the “Odys-
sey,” iii. 110.
“ of facetious
on Dryden's conversion, 399-400.
i, 107; Cowley leaves his to Sprat, Bruyère, Jean de la, his Manners of
Bryant, his idea that Cowley's
nals of Scott's Minna and Brenda,
Buckhurst, Lord, afterwards Earl of
Xavier translated by Dryden, i. Buckingham, Edmund, Duke of,
Pope's epitaph on, iii. 210, 211.
Armagh, iii. 32; sneered at by field, ii. 169.
A. Philips seemed a Wit,” 258. a monument to the memory of
203; his neglect of Butler, 204.
Butler, i. 204; curious mistake
Budgel, Eustace, said to have written
Mother, iii. 253.
this name, ii. 54.
Fairfax, quoted, i. 301-303.
Burlesque, nature of the pleasure
ludicrous distichon, 57; Pope's Burlington House, built by Denham,