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The room called the Study, was evidently altered for Pope's convenience. The stone mullions and foliated heads of the windows were taken out, and plain wooden ones introduced, and the room entirely wainscoted. The middle story (which remains in its original state) is not wainscoted, but whitewashod. On the opposite page is a sketch of the study.

At the time when Pope visited Stanton-Harcourt, and wrote his graphic description of it to Lady Mary Wortley Montagu (see Vol. I. p. 133 of this edition) the old tower formed part of the mansion of Lord Harcourt, but towards the latter end of the last century the whole of the house, with the exception of this tower, and the very remarkable kitchen, with a small portion adjoining, was pulled down, and the site has been converted into a garden. The original gateway has been transformed into a parsonage-house.

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SAVAGE.-It may be worth mentioning, as further illustrating the interest which Pope took in the fortunes of Savage, that a narrative of the unfortunate duel in which one Mr. James Sinclair was killed, and for which Savage and a Mr. Gregory were convicted of murder, exists at Maple-Durham, in Pope's handwriting. The statement fills two large folio pages, but contains no new facts, and is apparently copied, for the satisfaction of the ladies at Maple-Durham, from some periodical of the day.

GRAY'S OPINION OF Pope.-Mr. Rogers has transcribed, in a blank leaf of his copy of Warton's Pope, the following passage in one of Gray's letters to Walpole :-“I can say no more for Mr. Pope (for what you keep in reserve may be worse than all the rest). It is natural to wish the finest writer-one of them—we ever had, should be an honest man. It is the interest even of that virtue, whose friend he professed himself, and whose beauties he sung, that he should not be found a dirty animal. But, however, this is Mr. Warburton's business, not mine, who may scribble his pen to the stumps, and all in vain, if these facts are so. It is not from what he told me about himself that I thought well of him, but from a humanity and


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goodness of heart, ay, and greatness of mind, that runs through his private correspondence, not less apparent than are a thousand little vanities and weaknesses mixed with those good qualities, for nobody ever took him for a philosopher.” In Mr. Norton Nicholl's remini. scences of Gray we have similar testimony: “Pope's translation of the Iliad stood very high in his estimation; and when he heard it criticized as wanting the simplicity of the original, or being rather a paraphrase than a translation, and not giving a just idea of the poet's style and manner, he always said, “There would never be another translation of the same poem equal to it.' He liked the poetry of Pope in general, and approved an observation of Shenstone, that 'Pope had the art of condensing a thought.' He said of his letters, that they were not good letters, but better things. He thought that Pope had a good heart, in spite of his peevish temper." l Pope's filial affection, his manly and liberal sentiments on religious toleration, and his contempt for infidel philosophers and affected virtuosi, were features in his character that must have won the approbation and even the love of Gray. His choice, condensed expression, and fine diction, must also have delighted one who was no less accomplished in those graces of the poet and scholar. It is to be regretted that we have no record of the personal intercourse between Gray and Pope, alluded to in the first of the above extracts. It was probably slight, as Gray did not return from his continental tour till September, 1741, and afterwards resided chiefly at Cambridge. Walpole's charge against the poet's memory most likely referred to the affair of the Duchess of Marlborough and the imputed bribe of £1000, as related in Walpole's Reminiscences. (See Life of Pope in this edition, vol. i. p. 301.) Most of the critics who have honoured this edition of Pope's Works with their notice, reject the supposition that the poet accepted a sum of money from the Duchess of Marlborough for suppressing the character of Atossa. The evidence on the other side seems, however, since the publication of the Marchmont Papers, to be conclusive; and the Editor can only beg a careful and dispas sionate consideration of the facts.

i Gray's Works, vol. v. p. 37. Pickering, 1843.


AARON Hill's appreciation of Pope's Annuity settled by Pope on Teresa Blount
writings, iii. 217.

for six years, i. 53.
Abbé Southcote, Pope's grateful remem- Anthony Wood's anecdote of John Locke,
brance of, i. 23.

jii. 129.
Abelard and Eloisa, memoir of, ii. 251. Antiquity of Tyburn gallows, iii. 175.
Accident to Pope, i. 186.

Appearance of the New Dunciad, i. 276.
Acquaintance of Pope with Swift, i. 68. Appendix to the Danciad, iii. 154.
Addenda et Corrigenda, iv. 299.

Aquina3, good repartee of, ii. 204.
Addison unjustly accused, i. 106.

Arabella Fermor, heroine of the Rape of the
Addison's advice to Pope, i. 74.

Lock, i. 83.
Cato, prologue by Pope to, ii. 185. --, Pope's letter upon the marriage of,
compliment to Pope, i. 86.

ii. 222.
jealousy of Pope, i. 100.

Arbuthnot (Dr.), epistle addressed to, i. 222.
offer of political service declined by --, memoir of, iv. 122.
Pope, i. 92.

Arbuthnot's last letter to Pope, i. 223.
Additional notes to the Epilogue to the Argyll, sketch of the great Duke of, iv. 215.
Satires, iv. 223.

Aristotle, the philosophy of, expelled Ox-
Additional notes to the Imitations of ford University, iii. 240.
Horace, iv. 133, 154.

Arnall (William), life and death of, iii. 217.
Additional notes to the Moral Essays, iv. Arrest and banishment of Bishop Atter-
32, 65, 92.

bury, i. 174.
Additional notes to the Prologue to the Artemisia, doubts as to the party satirized
Satires, iv. 122.

under the name of, ii. 92.
Additional notes to the Satires, iv. 133. Ariist, Pope's failure as an, i. 85.
Additions of Pope to his Moral Essays, Athenians, chorus of, ii. 175.
iv. 21.

Atossa, Pope bribed to repress the charac-
Administration, fall of Bolingbroke's, i. 86. ter of, iv. 39.
Advertisement to Pope's Satires, iv. 104. Attack on Pope's Essay, by Dennis, i. 60.

to the Imitations of Horace, iv. 12%. upon Lord Hervey, i. 220.

to the first Epistle of ihe Second Book upon Pope by Dennis, ii. 2.9.
of Horace, iv. 162.

Atterbury presents his Bible to Pope, i.
Advertisements to various editions of the 178.
Dunciad, iii. 8.

(Bishop), friendship for Pope, i. 133.
Advice of Walsh to Pope, i. 28.

Author's preface to the first collected edi-
Affections, unsettled state of the poet's, tion of his poems, ii. 1-6.
i. 54.

- to the second volume of poems, ii. 7.
Alexander the Great depreciated by pope, Autumn, a pastoral, ii. 113.

ii. 294.
Alexis, a pastoral, ii. 109.

BAD writers, tenderness to, iii. 196.
Aips, simile of the, used by Pope and Baimbridge, the jailer of Fleet prison, iv.
Drummond, ii. 196.

Ambrose Philips' “ Thule,” iii. 192. Banks and Broome, the dramatists, iii. 180.
Amusements at Bath, i. 113.

Barnard (Sir John), memoir of, iv, 150.
Ancestors of William Cleland, iii. 16. Basset-table, the, iv. 263.
Ancient words used by şiernhold and Hop- Bath, a day's amusement at, i. 113.
kins, iii. 228.

Bath (Earl of), notice of the, iv. 215.
Anecdotes of-Sir Godfrey Kneller, i. 166; Bath, Pope's visit to, i. 113.

Dryden, by Southern, ii. 283; Dennis, Bath, the Wife of, ii. 73.
the critic, ii. 190; Jervas, the painter, Bathurst (Lord), memoir of, iv. 65.
ii. 273; Heidegger, the manager, iii. 193; Bedlam once a show-place, iii. 171.
the Duke of Marlborough, iv. 6; Sir Beech-tree (Pope's) in Windsor Porest, i. 13.
Christopher Musgrave, iv. 30; the Beggar's Opera, great success of Gay's, i.
Duchess of Hamilton, iv. 33; the 158; iii. 232.
Duchess of Marlborough, iv. 38; Lord Belinda at her toilette, ii. 227.
Bathurst, iv. 66; Lord Lyttelton and Benson's patronage of literature, iii. 231.
Thomson, iv. 148 ; Viscount Cornbury, Bet extraordinary, at White's Club-house,
iv. 159; the Earl of Stair, iv. 221.

iv. 51.
Aun Arbuthnot, letter of, i. 345.

Bethel (Mr.), account of, iv. 140.



Binfield, residence of the poet's father at, Chaucer, Pope's translations from, ii. 52, 73.
i. 11.

Chesterfield (Lord), memoir of, iv. 215.
Birth of Pope, i. 2; birthplace, i. 3; ii. Chesterfield's ancestral wil, i. 7.

speech against the Dramatic Licens-
Bishop Alterbury, arrest and banishment ing Bill, iii. 235.
of, i. 174.

Chimney-sweeps (the) and the Duchess of
Bishop Atterbury's condolence on the death Marlborough, iv. 37.
of the poet's father, i, 153.

Chorus of youths and virgins, ii. 176.
Bishop Hoadley, controversy about the Choruses to the tragedy of Brutus, ii. 175.
sermon of, ju. 219.

Cibber (Charlotte), memoir of, iii. 225.
Bishop of Marseilles, the celebrated, pro- Cibber, Pope's continued hatred of, i. 278.
nounced by Pope, ii. 290.

Cibber (Theophilus), memoir of, ii. 225.
Bishop Still's song of "Jolly good ale," iv. Cibber's anecdotes of Pope, i. 279.

--- play of the Nonjuror, i. 149.
Blount (Mr. Charles), life and works of, statues at Bethlehem hospital, iii. 171.
iv. 208.

tragedies, &c., iii. 190.
Blount (Misses), death of the, ii. 279. Cicero, disputes about the pronunciation of
Blount (Sir John), account of, iv. 55.

his name, iii. 130.
Bolingbroke's Cisgraceful conduct, i. 306. Clarke (Dr. Samuel), memoir of, iii. 101.
Bolingbroke's return from banishment,i. 179. Cleland, ancestors of William, iii, 16.
Boilean excelled in elegant satire by Pope, Clerical personages of note, three, iv. 213.
ii. 218.

Clifton, description of, i. 263.
Bond (Dennis), notice of, iv. 53.

Cobham, memoir of Lord, iv. 14.
Booth, the actor, rewarded for performing Colepepper (Sir William), notice of, iv. 51.
Cato, ii. 185.

Collected edition of Pope's poems published,
Boyer (Abel), notice of, iii. 222.

i. 152.
Bribe received by Pope, iv. 39.

Colley Cibber's epitaph on Pope, i. 300.
Bromley, the first schoolmaster of Pope, New-year Odes, iii. 176.
i. 16.

Completion of the Iliad, i. 156.
Broome and Pope, iii. 116.

Compliment eventually paid to Addison by
Bubb Dodington, memoir of, iv. 93.

Pope, i. 106.
Budgell (Eustace), memoir of, iii. 219. Concanen (Matthew), history of, iii. 217.
Burial place of Pope, i. 299.

Congreve, lines on the death of, i. 4.
Burial-places of Abelard and Eloisa, ii. 252. --, Pope dedicates his Homer to, i. 94.!
Burke's apostrophe upon Lord Bathurst, Congreve's funeral and monument, iv. 36.
iv. 66.

Construction of the Dunciad, i. 194.
Burlington, memoir of the Earl of, iv. 92. Contents of the Essay on Criticism, ii. 188.
Burnet and Ducket, epigram on, iii. 228. Contributions to Pope's grotto by his friends,
Byron on Cowper and Pope, i. 98.

i. 127.

Controversy regarding Pope's intimacy with
CAMILLO QUERNO, account of, iii. 198. the Misses Blount, i. 48.
Canons, the seat of the Duke of Chandos, Cooke and Concanen, account of, iii. 202.
iv. 101.

Corbet, epitaph on Mrs., ii. 299.
Carleton (Lord), memoir of, iv. 214. Cornbury (Viscount), anecdote of, iv. 159.
Catholics forbidden to approach within ten Correspondence of Pope. (See Leiters.]
miles of London, i. 289.

Correspondence of Pope, mystery regard-
-, severe laws against the, i. 12.

ing the, i. 228. 236.
-, vulgar animosity agailist the, i. 63. Countess of Suffolk, memoir of the, iv. 40.
Cato, Pope's account of the reception of Courtier, Pope exhibiting as a, i. 259.
Addison's, ii. 185.

Cowley, youthful composition of, ii. 10.
Pope's defence of, and attack upon Cowper compared with Pope and Tickell,
Dennis, i. 75.

i. 98.
Cave of Poverty and Poetry, the, iii. 172. Craggs, epistle to James, ii. 271.
Caxton, the printer, iii. 187.

Craggs (James), memoir of, ii. 271.
Centlivre (Mrs.), memoir of, iii. 220. Criticism, an Essay on, ii. 189, 215.
Certain lady at Court, lines ou a, iv. 268. Criticisms of Pope on Garth's Dispensary,
Challenge of Pope by Thomas Bentley, iii. i. 246.

Criticisms on Wycherley's works, i. 25.
Challenge, the, iv. 258.

Cromwell's neglect of Pope's correspond-
Chandos, memoir of the Duke of, iv, 17.

ence, i. 37.
Chaos, Milton's allegory of, iii. 169. Curll and Lintot, the booksellers, iii. 174.
Character, a, iv. 252.

Curll (Edward) and the Court Poems, iii.
Charitable Corporation, account of the, 299.
iv. 53.

Curll twice outwitted by Pope, i. 241.
Chartres (Francis), Arbuthnot's epitaph Curll's punishment by the Westminster
on, iv, 49.

buys, iii. 175.
memoir of, iv. 48, 67.

zlauderous atiаck on Pope, i. 150.


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