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*Swan, Rev. Mr., Lord Coleraine, and Rev. Mr. Blooms- i Valdo, his translation of the Bible, i., 36
bury, i., 274

Vanity, unprofitable, i., 519
Swedes, character of the, i., 109

Venice, proposal for establishing the Pope in, ii., 54
Swift, his character, i., 198; his style, 199

Vice and Misery, connection between, ii., 197

Vigilantius, his condemnation of abuses in the Church of

Rome, i., 34, 36
Tacitus, his merits as a historian, ii., 58

* Villèle and Corbière, i.. 382
Tahiti, conduct of the French there, 202, et seq.

Vipsania and Tiberius, i., 313
*Talcranagh, Mr. Denis Eusebius, and Cavaliere Punto-

the divorced wife of Tiberius, i., 313, note
michino, i., 168

Virgil, not free from trivial ideas, i., 14 ; compared with
sketch of his character, i., 169

Tasso, 96 ; his “Dido" true to nature, 102; compared
*Talleyrand and Archbishop of Paris, ii., 237

with other poets, 103 ; faults of, ii., 219
and Louis XVIII., ii., 189

Virgin, worship of the, attacked by Cervantes, i., 53; its
*Tancredi and Constantin, ii., 79

effects on the people, 65 ; story of an offering to the, 111
takes prisoner Constantia, daughter of William II. Voltaire, his criticisms on Milton and Shakspeare, i., 91;
of Sicily, ii., 79

his tragedies, ib. ; burlesque translation of the commence-
*Tasso and Cornelia, ii., 182

ment of his “ Henriade," ib. ; his merit as a critic, 92 ;
compared with Virgil, i., 96 ; causes of his miseries, as a writer of tales and a historian, ib. ; character of his
ii., 185, note; ill treated by his countrymen, 236 ; his wit, 255; his “ Pucelle d'Orleans "censured, 257

"Gerusalemme" criticised, 237
Tax, new one proposed by Ferdinand of Spain, i., 436
Taxes, comparative rates between ancient and modern,

i., 129
Terebinthus, remarkable one, i., 39

Walcheren, misconduct of the leaders of the expedition to,
Terperin de Gisors, story of, related by Petrarca, i., 414

ii., 194
Terni, the cataract of, described, i., 403

*Walker, Hattaji, Gonda, and Dewah, ii., 225
*Ternissa, Epicurus, and Leontion, i., 497

abolishes Infanticide among the Jerijahs, 225,
*Tersitza. Odysseus, Acrive, and Trelawny, i., 387

Texts, variance between, i., 274

*Wallace, William, and King Edward I., I., 448
Theatre, reason why women should visit it but rarely, i.,

his treatment when taken captive, i., 450
507 ; strictures on the, 547

*Walton, Cotton, and Oldways, i., 572
Tbeophrastus, his opposition to the doctrines of Epicurus,

visits Oldways at Ashbourne, i., 572 ; his lines on
i., 505, 506, 509 ; his style, 510

Cotton, ib.
Thracians, their morality, ii., 94

War, foreign, justifiable only in certain cases, i., 6; why
Thucydides, his style, i., 366

requisite, 10, 542, 555: occurs at regular periods, 130;
Tiberius and Vipsania, i., 313

result of, 215; consequence of the last general, 396 ;
his meeting with his divorced wife Vipsania, i., would seldom occur if the wiser and better governed,
313; tendency of his family to insanity, ib., note

519; evils of, ii., 43, et seq.; its glory should not be incul-
Tibullus, his style, i., 219

cated in childhood, ib.
Titles, changes in, i., l, note; their value, i., 28

Warton, faulty as a poet and critic, i., 101
*Timotheus and Lucian, ii., 17

Warwick, town of, well fitted for a central fortress, ii., 203
Titian, character of his works, ii., 13

Washington and Franklin, i., 124
*Tooke, John Horne, and Samuel Johnson, i., 150, 193 Wax, suggestion for the use of, in restoring ancient sculp-

and Johnson, attacks on the “Con. ture, ii., 56
versation” between, ii., 164

*Wellington, Duke of, and Sir Robert Inglis, ii., 40
Tory and Whig, argument between, i., 143

Whig, argument between a, and a Tory, i., 143 ; character
Toussaint L'Ouverture, treatment of, by Napoleon, i., 335 of the party,

Translation of Bishops, i., 33

Wicklif, his " Trialogue,” i., 34 and note
Transubstantiation, doctrine of, when first established, *Wilberforce and Romilly, ii., 197
i., 33

William the Conqueror, reasons for his invasion of England,
Travel, foreign, effects of on female character, i., 55

i., 10
Trees, old, their beauty and value, i., 39

Wills, the right and expediency of making, considered, i., 24
Trelawny, Odysseus, Tersitza, and Acrive, i., 387

Wilkes, Zachariah, his life saved by Paine during the
(the friend of Odysseus, the Kleptic chieftain), his

"reign of terror,"i., 296 and note
lines on Tersitza, i., 387*; undertakes the defence of the Windham and Sheridan, ii., 177
stronghold of Odysseus, 401; wounded, 402, note

Wisdom does not lead to happiness, ii., 1
Trial by jury, proposed abolition of, i., 258

Wit, true character of, i., 189, et seq.
Trojan war, doubts respecting, i., 172

Wolfgang and Henry of Melctal, i., 315
Truth, Apologue of, by Critobulus, i., 250 ; not the object of Women, their treatment of silent lovers, i., 9; Plato's
philosophers, 255 ; should be sought after by them, ii., 21; Wordsworth, opinion entertained of him by Southey and

system respecting, 228 ; their courage, ii., 37
prevails in argument, 235
*Taing-ti and Emperor of China, ii., 117

Porson, i., 11, et seq.; principal objection to his style, 16;
, an envoy sent by the Emperor of China to gather reason why he should not imitate the ancients, 17 ; criti-
information regarding England, ii., 117; his narration of

cism on his " Laodamia," 19; criticism on his poems, 68,
his mission, 118, et seq.; his remarks on France, 142,

et seq. ; anecdote of, 182
Turks, character of the, i., 399

Tuscany, imperfection of the laws in, i., 48; delay of justice, Xenocrates, estimate of his character, i., 225

i., 52, 63 and note: abolition of monachism ib., et seq. ;
improvements introduced by Peter Leopold, i., 60; cha-

* Xenophon and Cyrus the Younger, i., 320
racter of the people, 61 ; illustrated by their language,

faults in his “Cyropædia," i., 229; his style
62, 63

criticised, 366
Tyrants perish from folly, i., 273; their power the source

of their alarms and sorrows, ii., 187, et seq.
Tyranny, greater under a mild than an austere ruler, i.,

Young, character of his poetry, i., 80
Tythes, i., 131; among the Jews, 241; exacted by

Pisistratus and Hiero, ib.; their original purpose, 549

Zabira, his catalogue of modern Greek writers, i., 181

*Zaida, the Count and Countess Gleichem, and their
Union, Irish. See Ireland

children, ii., 230
Usurpers, should not be suffered to live, i., 359

*Zavellas, Photo, and Kaido, i., 495

and his sister Kaido, heroic conduct of, i., 393,

Valdenses, their persecutions and noble resistance, 551, *Zenobia and Rhadamistus, ii., 75
d sza.

et seq.

the death of, ii., 76






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Allhallowmas eve, the day of the robbery in question, 266 ; Hannah Hathaway, her mother servant to Sir Thomas Lucy,
considered especially holy, 267

298; courted by Shakspeare, ib. ; her age, ib., note; her
Atterend, Matthew, fought for the honour of Sir Thomas behaviour on Shakspeare's departure, 300
Lucy, 277

Hatred, its righteousness, 273
Autographs, 259

Heretics, treatment of, in England, 273

Honour, French, defined by M. Dubois, 288
Bad men not always bad, 264
Barnett, Ephraim, employed to take down the examination

of Shakspeare, 259 : his “ memorandum" prefixed thereto, Jesuits in England, 267
260; his penmanship, 267; his compassion, 272; his

Bucks, swans, and herons, their knightly appurtenance, 276


King's Evil cured by the hand of a man recently hung, 271

and note

Carew, Fanny, lines on, 294
Carnaby, Joseph, a witness against Shakspeare, 266; his

"Lament, the Maid's," by Shakspeare, 270 ; criticised by Sir
character as given by the accused, ib., his evidence, ib., et Lucy, Sir Thomas, his examination of Shakspeare, 263 ;

Thomas, ib.
seq.; is dismissed, 279
Charlecote Hall, commended, 282

threatens to rid the country of him, 264 ; examines Joseph
Chloe, Sir Thomas Lucy's verses on, 290, 291

Carnaby, a witness, 266, et seq. ; commands the papers
Cholera, a sort of, supposed to be communicated by the

taken from the prisoner to be read, and comments thereon,
breath, 279 and note

269, et seq.; his opinion of poets, 269 ; his advice to Shak-
Colio Clout, reason given for his learning, 273

speare, 270; criticisms on the “Maid's Lament," ib.;
Comedy and tragedy, why to be avoided, 288

extent of his nautical knowledge, 271; misconstrues Shak-

speare's satirical dialogue between two shepherds, 272;

reason given by him why shepherds should be learned,

273; his exhortation to Shakspeare, ib. ; examines Euseby
Deaneries, Sir Silas's admiration of, 294

Treen, a witness, 273; reproves the prisoner for perso-
Drama, the French, 288

nating royal characters, 256; expounds the dignity of
Dubois, Monsieur, professor of fencing and poetry, the in- bucks, swans, and herons, 276; is minded to save Shak-
structor of Sir Thomas Lucy, 288

speare, 276, et seq. ; good saying attributed to, by Shak.
speare, 277 ; reasons why he did

not write to Dr. Glaston,

282; care taken of his education, 288 ; advises Shakspeare
Elizabeth, Queen, her speech to the Earl of Essex, 260 ;

to avoid tragedy and comedy, ib.; his verses on Chloe,

290 ; on the sanie, with a quince, 291; with a gillyflower,
praises Sir Thomas Lucy, 292

ib.; compliment paid him by Queen Elizabeth on his
Eldridge, Jacob, amanuensis to the Earl of Essex, 260
Epitaph on John Wellerby, 295 ; Sir Silas's opinion of it,

verses, 292; quotes Sir Everard Starkey's lines on Fanny

Carew, 294; his studies in poetry, 296 ; quotes Mistress

Nanfan's answer to his poetical address, 297; and his
Essex, the Earl of, patron of Jacob Eldridge, 260 ; his

reply, ib.; insists on Shakspeare's abandoning Hannah
death, 261

Hathaway, 298 ; is disappointed, 299
Evidence, the law of, case quoted by Shakspeare, illustra-
tion of, 266


“Mermaid," Shakspeare's song of the, 268
Faustus, Doctor, quoted by Shakspeare, 278

Merman," Shakspeare's song of the, 269
Flooke, Tom, lines on, 293
Fools, difference between those wise and ignorant, 283

Fortune, lines on, 260
Founder of a family, requisites of, 286

Nanfan, Mistress, her answer to Sir Thomas Lucy's poetical
French Drama, commended by Sir Thomas, 288

address, 297
Natural causes, correctness of the expression questioned, 275

Needles, their value in the reign of Queen Elizabeth, 270

and note
Gentlemen, young, Dr. Glaston's admonition to, 286
Glaston, Dr., his sermon at St. Mary's, Oxford, 279—281, Pavia, battle of, not lost by the French, 289

284 ; his admonition to Shakspeare, 282; preachers, 285; Poetry, Greek and Latin, Dr. Glaston's opinions on, 289 ;
gentlemen, 286 ; his opinion on Greek and Latin poetry, his advice to young men not to pursue, ; its
289; advises young men not to pursue poetry, 292, 295 ; beauties, 296

his story of John Wellerby, 295
Gough, Sir Silas, assists at the examination of Shak- Praise, unpermitted, plebeian, 272

Poets, Sir Thomas Lucy's opinion of, 269
speare, 263 ; his skill in venison tested, ib.; threatens Preachers, Dr. Glaston's admonition to, 285
Shakspeare with banishment, 264 ; his mistake, 265; Pride and vanity, our besetting sins, 282
urgent for the prisoner's committal, 272, 276 ; jealous of Protest, not allowable in a court of justice, 266
the reputation of his sermons, 281 ; his encounter of wit
with Shakspeare, 284; his affection for the temporalities
of the Church, 293, 294 ; quotes the Dean's song of the

“ Two Jacks, ” 294 ; his opinion on epitaphs, 295 ; per. Quotation, a common one from Shakspeare, corrected,
suades Sir Thomas to oblige Shakspeare to abandon Han- 273, note
nah Hathaway, 298 ; visits Hannah Hathaway's mother,
300; threatens to force Shakspeare's father to prosecute

him for horse-stealing, ib.

Roman Catholic religion, not professed by Shakspeare, 283;
Greene, Master, his opinion of Shakspeare, 261

its character, ib.
Grief, couplet on, 266

Royalty, its privileges, 276

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Shepherds, poetical dialogue between two-a covert satire
Shakspeare, his behaviour at Spenser's funeral, 261 ;

on Sir Thomas and his lady, 272
accused of deer-stealing, 263 ; his retort to Master Silas's Shepherds, reason why those mentioned in poems are so
threat of banishment, 264; his couplet on “Grief," 266 ;

learned, 273
witnesses produced against, ib. ; protests against the evi Spenser, his burial, 261
dence, ib.; his presence with the deer-stealers attested by Starkeye, Sir Edward, his lines on Fanny Carew, 294
Carnaby, 268; his song of the “ Mermaid," ib.; papers

"Sweetbriar," Shakspeare's verses on a, 390
found in his pocket, 269 ; his lines “ To the Owles," ib. ;
song of the “Merman," ib. ; counselled to study, by Sir

Thomas, 270; his “Maid's Lament,” ib.; criticised
by Sir Thomas, ib. ; his poetical dialogue between Theology, the study of, preferable to that of poetry, 292
two shepherds, & covert satire on Sir Thomas and “ Time," Dr. Glaston's serinon on the abuse of, 279-281,
his lady, 272; a misreading in a common quotation

284, 285
from his works corrected, 273, note : identified by Tragedy and Comedy, why to be avoided, 288
Treen, ib.; bis defence, 277 ; successfully flatters Sir Treen, Euseby, a witness against Shakspeare, 266; his
Thomas, ib.; his quotation from Dr. Faustus, 278; fright on beholding the deer-stealers, 268; his evidence,
Darrates his journey to Oxford, and gives quotation from 273, et seq. ; is dismissed, 279
Dr. Glaston's sermon, ib., et seq. ; his admonition, con-

“ Two Jacks," the song of, written by a Dean, and quoted
cerning pride and vanity, 282; his commendation of Charle- by Sir Silas, 294
cote Hall, ib.; disclaims attachment to the Roman
Catholic religion, 283 ; his encounter of wit with Sir Silas

Gough, 281; gives further quotations from Dr. Glaston's Vanity and pride, our besetting sins, 282
sermon, ib. ; advised by Sir Thomas to follow the French
in dramatic writing, 288 ; his verses on a "Sweetbriar,"
290, on " Sir Thomas Lucy," 292 ; repeats Dr. Glaston's

advice to young men regarding poetry, ib., 295 ; his inti. Wellerby, John, story of, related by Dr. Glaston, 295
macy with Hannah Hathaway, 298 ; refuses to abandon | Wit, encounter of, between Shakspeare and Sir Silas
her, 299; makes his escape, ib.; threatened prosecution Gough, 284
of, for horse-stealing, 300

Woolstaplers, may properly be termed shepherds, 273



Chaucer accompanied Richard de Bury to Rome, 338 ; his
Acciaioli, Boccaccio's visit to, 321 ; his treatment of Boccac- amiable character, ib.
cio, ib., note

Christian religion, mistaken spirit of its early professors,
Affections, the, the distinct marking of, the work of genius, church of Rome, effects of its luxury and rapacity, 137 :

310; attained by Boccaccio and Dante, ib.
Anglican Church, the, main distinction between, and the the main distinctions between it and the Anglican Church,
Church of Rome, 355

Assunta, Boccaccio's waiting-girl, 305 ; her care of Petrarca, Cicero, his style, 309 ; inferior in genius to Boccaccio, 310

326, et seq. ; her confession overheard by Petrarca, 333 " Commentary " of Boccaccio, 338
relates the story of Maria Gargarelli, 335 ; her interview Composition, Petrarca's rules for, 310
with Fra Biagio, 347

Critics, their duty, 320 ; their injustice, 320

Criticism, rules for, 320
Biagio, Fra, Boccaccio's medical and spiritual adviser, 305,

318; confesses Assunta, 334; epitaph on, 345, note ;
his visits to Boccaccio, 346 ; his interview with Assunta, Dante, estimation of by the Florentines, 306 ; greater part
347 ; lines on, by Boccaccio, 348

of his “ Divina Commedia " bad, ib. ; his attacks on the
Bury, Richard de, sent ambassador to Rome, 338 ; his Pisans and Genoese, 307; places Brutus and Cassius in
learning, ib. ; accompanied by Chaucer, ib.

the mouth of the devil, 308 ; his remarks on the Floren-
Boccaccio, remains of his villa to be seen near Certaldo, tine ladies, ib. ; character of his Ugolino and Francesca di

304 ; his death, ib.; his illness, 305 ; visited by Petrarca, Rimini, 310; his delineation of Francesca di Rimini the
ib. ; his design of destroying his "Decameron," ib.; dis- perfection of poetry, 311 ; his defects, 312 ; his “ Inferno"
claims jealousy of any other author, ib. ; destroyed his

immoral and impious, 311 ; character of his poetry, 313;
poetry, 306 ; his “ Lectures on Dante," ib., 320; his

the “ Divina Commedia" criticised, ib. ; his share in the
story of Gregorio Peruzzi and the Dogs, 307 ; his opinion iniprovements of the Italian language, 320; his lines on
of the style of Cicero, 309 ; his genius superior to Cicero's, the "Sky-lark," 319 ; Boccaccio's Lectures" on, 306,
310; his power over the affections, ib.; his writings

320; in some parts superior to Virgil, 322; considered in
criticised, 311 ; his idea of the origin of the various relation to Virgil, 324 ; fixed the Italian language, 329;
moods of poetry, 314; his reflections on the death of

his prose writings, 332 ; further criticism of, 336 ; reve-
friends, 318; criticises Dante, 319, 321, 329, 336, 339, rence paid to, in Italy, 339 ; his love for Beatrice Porticari,
341, 343; bis share in the improvement of the Italian 341 ; his commentary on his “ Commedia," ib. ; influence
language, 320; his visit to his friend Acciaioli, 321 and

of his love for Beatrice on, 342; his temper, 343.
note; his remarks on the Psalms of David, 323 ; on Death of friends, 318, 342
the Italian language, ib. ; on the sonnet, ib. ; criticises “ Decameron," the, proposed destruction of, by Boccaccio,
Virgil, 324, 325 ; his remarks on Dante's prose writings,

305 ; opposed by Petrarca, ib.; character of, as compared
332 ; on republics, ib.; his strictures on confession,

with the “ Divina Commedia,” 306 ; its effects upon
334 ; his lines on “ The Pilgrim's Shell,” 337; his young readers, ib. ; improvements in suggested, 306, 309;
remarks on the characters of various nations, 338;

its merits, 345 ; Boccaccio resolves to preserve it, 350
his “ Commentaries," ib.; his visit to Dante's house, Despotism, principle of, 331
339 ; criticises Horace, 340 ; his lines on leaving Fia- Dialogue, the noblest works have assumed the form of, 304
metta, 341 ; his reflections on his own fame, 344; his

“Divina Commedia," criticised, 306, et seq.
recovery, 346; his verses on the occasion, ib. ; visited Dream of Boccaccio, 350 ; of Petrarca, 353
by Fra Biagio, 348; bis lines on him, ib. ; quotes lines
to the child Carlino, 349; resolves to preserve the “ De-

cameron," 350 ; his dream of Fiametta, ib.; his story of
* Raffaellino," 351 ; his cat, 352; his death, 354 ; his English nation, character of the, 338
intended confession, 356 ; remarks on the alleged jealousy Envy, to be despised, 342
between him and Petrarca, ib.

Ephesian matron, story of, found among the Chinese, 315

and note

Carlino, lines to, quoted by Boccaccio, 350

Fiametta, lines on departing from, by Boccaccio, 341;
Certaldo, Boccaccio's tower at, 350

Boccaccio's dream of, 350

Florentine ladies, Dante's opinion of, 308; Petrarca's and his remarks on the “ Sonnet," ib. ; criticises Ovid, 324;
Boccaccio's, 309

his Sunday morning at Certaldo, 326, et seq.; called the
Francesca di Rimini, comments on Dante's description of, “crowned martyr" by the country people, 328; his opi.
311, 319

nion of Papacy, 330; his opinion of Republics, 331 ; his
French, their character, 332

remarks on the character of various nations, 338; criticises

Ilorace, 340; his lines on “ Pleasure," 341 ; visited by

Fra Biagio, 348 ; fond of indulging in “ imaginary con-
Gargarelli, Maria, story of, 335

versations,” 352; his dream, 353 ; remarks on the alleged
Germans, their character, 332

jealousy between him and Boccaccio, 356
Glory, false notion of acquired in war, 322

Philosophy, inferior to religion, 317
Greece, how far indebted to Phænicia, 315

Pindar, probably brought up near Thebes, and not in the
Greeks, the, the most creative of mankind, 315

city, 315
Grigi, Prete Dominico, reasons for his visiting England, 303 ; Poets, why unready to correct their faults, 312 ; influence of

his note on Boccaccio's lines on Fra Biagio, 348; his re- their birthplace, 314, 315 ; less esteemed than warriors,
marks on the state of religion in England, 355

322; rules for their guidance, 342

Poetry, obscurity in, sometimes allowable, 310; its origin

disputed, 314; good, not fully enjoyed by the ignorant, 323
Homer, the better parts of his works given in the form of Pontifex Maximus, aided to undermine the morals of the
dialogue, 304

Romans, 316
Horace, criticism on, 340

Popes of Rome, their power a usurpation, 330; mischiefs
Horses of the ancients, 320

ensuing from, 331

Power, political, strong argument for not placing it in the

hands of one man, 308; unity of, the principle of repub-
Isis, the priests of, their power at Rome, 316

licanism, 331 ; leads to injustice, 332
Italy, its condition and prospects, 332, et seq.; reverence Priesthood, power obtained by the, at Rome, 316; religion
paid to the memory of great men in, 339

in danger from, 317
Italian people, character of the, 338

Psalms of David criticised, 323

“ Psyche," the story of, had its origin in the East, 315
Languages, their corruptions and improvements, 309

Language, Italian, improved by Petrarca, Boccaccio, and “Raffaellino," Boccaccio's story of, 351

Dante, 320 ; capable of the vigour of the Latin, 323, 324; Religion, its power over men, 317 ; inferior to philosophy,
fixed by Dante, 329
Latin, pronunciation of, by the Italians, 306, note; ter- Republics, small, the best form of government, 331

minations of words in, inharmonious, 309
Laura, her apparition to Petrarca at Verona, 318 and note

Republicanism, principle of, 331
Love, its sanctifying influence, 336, 342

Rienzi, the name, a contraction of Lorenzi, 316 ; his treat-
Lucretia, remarks 341

ment by the Romans, ib. ; his political career, 317

Rome can never revive, 318 ; ancient, when most wretched,

Macarone, 350 and note

Romans, the, their degradation, 306; rose against Rienzi,

ib. ; their subjugation effected by the depravation of their

morals, ib.; power obtained over, by the priesthood, ib.;
Nero, treatment of, by Dante, 308 ; motives usually assigned

not a creative people, 315; their character, 332
for his persecution of the Christians, erroneous, ib.
Nightingale," song of the, 337

Normans, their origin considered, 338
Norway, population of, 338

“Shell, the Pilgrim's," lines on, 337
Shenstone, his resemblance to Petrarca, 341

Singing-birds eaten in Italy, 337; never killed in England,

Orpheus, probably had his knowledge from India, 315 Sky-lark," Dante's lines on the, 319
Ovid, character of his poetry, 313; faults of his “Metamor- Sonnet, the, considered as a form of composition, 323
phoses," 324

Sunday, Parliamentary regulation for the due observance

of, 355

Systems, their influence on society, 314
Painters, the subjects of early, similar to those exhibited by

Dante in his poem, 314
Papacy. See “Pope of Rome."

Pentameron," reason why the dialogues between Boc- Tuscany, respect shown there to the remains of the illus-
caccio and Petrarca were so denominated, 303

trious dead, 304
Persia, her successful struggles for independence, 318

Peruzzi, Gregorio, story of him and his neighbours' dogs, 307
Petrarca, had little skill in the composition of dialogue, 304; Ugolino, comments on Dante's description of, 311, 319

his “ Remedies of Adversity and Prosperity," ib.; his
legacy to Boccaccio, ib.; his visit to Boccaccio, 305; opposes

his intention of destroying the “Decameron," ib.; advises Virgil, his birthplace, 315; excelled by Dante, 322 ; instances
Boccaccio to substitute new tales for a few of the more
licentious, 306 ; his advice to Boccaccio, 309, 310; his

of faulty lines in, 323; considered in relation to Dante,
strictures on Dante, 312; not invidious, 313; expectation Virgin, adoration of the, 330

324; inferior to Homer, 325
entertained by him of Rienzi disappointed, 317; appa-
rition of Laura to, 318 and note; criticises Dante, 319,
321, 329, 336, 339, 341, 343 ; his share in the improvement
of the Italian language, 320; criticises Virgil, 323, et seq. ;/ Warriors, more esteemed than poets, 322





and war, 424; proposes a visit to Tenos, 425; her
Æschylus, his " Prometheus represented in the theatre

ideas regarding the true province of philosophy, 426 ;
of Athens, 362; why inferior to Homer, 363 ; his departure

remarks on poetry, 427 ; urges Anaxagoras to leave philo-
from Athens, 36t; his death, 371 ; lines on his statue,

sophy for history, 428; leaves the city on account of the
420; lines on, 444

pestilence, 434; her child, ib., 435 ; her reproof of Alci-
Æsop, use of his Fables in the instruction of children, 405

biades for rashness, 413; her dialogue between the shades
Agamemnon and Iphigenia, dialogue between the shades of,

of Agamemnon and Iphigenia, 447; her “ Death of Cly-

temnestra," 4 19; her “ Madness of Orestes," 450; her love
Agapenthe, a friend of Cleone's, visits Aspasia, 377;

for her child, 451
rejects the suit of Dracontides, 388 ; falls in love with Athens, less beautiful than Miletus, 361; produced no
Mnasylos, ib.

women of distinction, 370
Age, the pleasures of, 425

Attica, less beautiful than Ionia, 361 ; over-peopled, 393
Aglae, lines on her statue, 399
Alcxus, worthlessness of his character, 373 ; Ode of, 407

Alcibiades, sent by his cousin Pericles to assist Aspasia in Bacchus, the festival of, 361

the theatre, 362, 363, and note; writes an answer to Beauty, lines on, 434; reply to, ib.; no altar ever dedicated
Socrates' address to Aspasia, 366 ; attention paid to him

to, 435
by the philosophers, 377 ; his friendship for Socrates, ib.; Birthdays, reasons for pot celebrating, 405
his future character foreseen by Pericles, ib.; by the Business, time lost in, 395
advice of Pericles abandons the philosophers, 380; devotes
himself to mathematics and strategy, ib. ; defends Socra-

tes, 383 ; his love-verses, ib.; censured by Pericles for Calendar, said to be reformed by Numa, 409 ; the Athe-
corrupting the Attic tongue, 416; his indignation at the nian, ib.
process against Aspasia, 423 ; raises a disturbance in the Cimon, the erection of a statue to, proposed by Pericles,
city on the occasion, ib. ; his character when grown up, 391 ; invited to return to Athens by Pericles, 392
43%; advice given to him by Pericles, ib. ; joins the fleet Cleobuline of Lyndos, verses by, 375 !
before Naupactos, 442; proceeds to Potidæa, ib.; wounded, Cleone, the friend of Aspasia, 361 ; her grief at the death of
ib. ; preserved by Socrates, ib.; his rashness rebuked by Xeniades, 368, 371 ; her remarks on absurdities in female
Pericles, ib.; and by Aspasia, 443; contidence placed in dress, 372 ; on the poems of Sappho, 373 ; on schools
him by Pericles, 446; present at his death, 453; his ac- of poetry, 375; on the customs of Thrace, 376; on educa-
count of the death of Cleone, 454

tion, 377; on religion, 382 ; her interview with Thraseas,
Alcman, lines by, 395

ib. ; her Epitaph on her nurse Demophile, 394 ; her
Aletheia, her Ode to Phraortes, 390

opinions on war, 398 ; her lines on youth, 401; her
Anaxagoras, his remarks on Love, Religion, and Power, account of abuses in Samos, 403; her remarks upon poets,

379; controverted by Pericles, ib. ; free from envy, 385 404 ; on the tendency of Æsop's Fables, 405; on the cha-
his opinion of Pericles, ib. ; his opinion of Euripides and racter of Hephæstion, ib. ; her remarks on the poetry of
Sophocles, 408 ; verses by, ib.; accused of impiety, 421 ; Sappho, 416; her lines on Aspasia, 449 ; death of her
sentenced to banishment, ib. ; his advice to Aspasia, 425 ; father, 452; proposes to visit Athens, ib.; arrives at Athens,
description of his residence at Lampsacos, 437; his lines 454; expires on the tomb of Xeniades, 454

written at the approach of death, 443 ; his character, 447 “ Clytemnestra, the Death of," a dramatic scene, 449
Apollo, his temple at Athens, 382 ; character of the God dis. Comedy, true province of, 364 ; abuse of at Athens, 412;
paraged by Thraseas, ib.

prohibited, ib. ; restored at Athens, 421
Architecture, Greek, remarks on, 406

Corinna, her poetry superior to that of Hesiod or Myrtis,
Aristides, his character eulogised, 438

369 ; her Ode on her native town, 372; the instructress of
Aristocracy and Democracy, the two forms of government Pindar, 370, 375
considered, 436

Cupid, lines on, 400
Aristophanes, his influence over the humours of the Athe- Cupid and Ligeia, an epigram, 418

nians, 364; ridicules Meton and Pericles in his comedy of
“ The Birds," 389

Arlets, bad taste displayed in the use of, 372
Artemidora of Miletus, her ill health, 383 ; interview be- Dead, burial of the, in temples in Thrace, 376
tween her and Aspasia, ib.

Deiopeithes, accuses Anaxagoras and Aspasia of impiety,

Artemidora, of Ephesus, lines on her death, 389

Democracies, their use, 366
Asteroessa, Ode to, 405
Astronomy, its progress certain, 387

Democracy and Aristocraey, the two forms of government
Aspasia, her visit to Athens, 361; adventure in the theatre Demophile, the nurse of Cleone, her death, 394 ; her

considered, 436
there, 362 ; attention paid to her by Pericles there, ib.;
her kind reception by her relation Epimedea, 363 ; her first

epitaph, ib.
interview with Pericies, 364 ; accepts his proffer of love, Dirce,'lines on, 451

Diana, her temple at Ephesus, 382
355 ; her poetical answer to the addresses of Socrates, Dissimulation, a feminine virtue, 362
36; consoles her broken-hearted lover, Xeniades, 367; Dress, remarks on that of the Grecian women,

Fisits Tanagra, the birthplace of Corinna, 368; her criti-
cisms on Pindar, 371 ; her apprehensions on account of
Pericles, 378; taxes Pericles with insincerity, 379; com-

mends the wisdom of Pericles, 380; urges him to be mind- Ear-rings, worn by the women of Athens, 364; barbarism
ful of his glory, 381 ; her lines on the death of Artemidora of the custom, 372
of Ephesus, 389; remarks on some imperfections in Greek Egyptians, stability of their public buildings, 381
poetry, 392 ; her love for the scenes of her youth, 394; Eloquence defined, 365
ber verses on her nurse Myrtale, 395; old song quoted by, Elpenor, one of the leaders of the Samians, his character,
396 ; her lines on war, 398; her reflection on the general 401, his behaviour at his son's funeral, ib.
abuse of religion, 403 ; her opinion of a Persian custom, Epimedea, Aspasia's relation, 361 ; her kind reception of
407 ; her account of the foundation of Rome, 409, 410; Aspasia, 363
her opinion of Thucydides, 413; criticises his ste, 416; Epimenides, invited to Athens by Solon to instruct the
her opinion of Euripides, 417 ; accused of impiety, and people in religion, 426
as a corruptress of morals, 421 ; acquitted, 422 ; urges Erinna, stories by, addressed to Leuconöe, 393; poetical
Pericles to abandon power, 423; her reflections on peace "Address" to, 443


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