Elia and The Last Essays of Elia / Charles Lamb, by Charles Lamb

Index

A

Accountants, Lamb on, 3.

Actors and acting, Lamb’s essays on, 150, 161, 168, 185, 188, 190, 230, 315, 322, 331.

Actors among Lamb’s friends, 232.

Adams, Parson, 49.

Agar’s wish, 348.

Aguecheek, Lamb on, 155.

Ainger, Canon, his notes on Lamb, 345, 353, 361, 403, 436, 438.

Albion, The, and Lamb, 254, 429, 432.

Alice W——n, 32, 44, 116, 117, 339, 363, 389.

ALL FOOLS’ DAY, 48, 367.

Allen, Bob, 25, 253, 355, 431.

Allsop, Thomas, quoting Lamb, 357.
—— and “Roast Pig,” 396.
—— quotes Lamb on G.H., 425.

Almsgiving, Lamb on, 137.

Alsatia, the debtors’ sanctuary, 162.

America, Lamb relics in, 344, 357, 358, 362, 412.

AMICUS REDIVIVUS, 237, 424.

Anatomy and love, 64.

Anatomy of Melancholy quoted, 46.

André, Major, 237, 424.

Anna Matilda, 443.

Antiquity, Lamb on, 11.

“Antonio,” by Godwin, 328, 444.

Arcadia, The, by Sidney, 242.

Arrowsmith, Aaron, 369.

“Artaxerxes,” 113, 387.

Artificial comedy, Lamb’s essay on, 161, 399.

Artists, their want of imagination, 256.

Arundel Castle and the chimney-sweep legend, 127.

As when a child on some long winter’s night, 388.

Athenæum, The, Lamb’s contribution to, 433.

Athenian Oracle, The, 303.

Australia, Lamb on, 122.

Ayrton, William, 361, 363.

B

BACHELOR’S COMPLAINT OF THE BEHAVIOUR OF MARRIED PEOPLE, 144, 397.

Badams, Mrs., 362.

Baldwin, Cradock & Joy, 340.

Bannister, Jack, 159, 185, 399, 408.

BARBARA S— — 230, 421.

Barker’s book-shop, 282, 439.

BARRENNESS OF THE IMAGINATIVE FACULTY IN THE PRODUCTIONS OF MODERN ART,
        256, 433.

Barrington, Daines, 101, 383.

Bartholomew Fair, 128, 391.

Barton, Bernard, Lamb’s letters to, 341, 406, 417, 420, 435, 442.
— Thomas, 102, 383.

Baskett prayer-book, 9.

Battle, Mrs., 37, 175, 406.
—— on whist, 37.
—— her identity, 361.

Beaumont and Fletcher, Lamb’s copy, 357.

Beauty, Lamb on, 295.

“Beggar’s Petition,” 394.

Begging, Lamb’s essay on, 130, 392.

Belisarius, 131.

“Belshazzars Feast,” Martin’s picture of, 259, 434.

Benchers, The Old, Lamb’s essay on, 94.

Bensley, Robert, 152, 318, 398.

Betty, Master, 414.

Bigod, Ralph, Lamb’s name for Fenwick, 27, 356.

Billet, John, 184.

Binding, Lamb on, 412.

Blackwood’s Magazine and Scott, 340.

Blake, William, and Lamb, 391.

BLAKESMOOR IN H—— SHIRE, 174, 405.

Blakesware near Widford, 115, 174, 388, 405.

Bland, Mrs., 283, 439.

Blandy, Miss, the poisoner, 98, 380.

Bodkin, W.H., 392.

Book of Sports, The, 418.

Books, Lamb on, 34, 360.
— that are not books, 195, 411.

Booth’s Tables of Interest and Lamb, 419.

Borrowing, Lamb on, 26.

Bourne, Vincent, 133, 393.

Bowles, William Lisle, 38, 362.

Boyer, James, 23, 353.

Braham, John, 71, 371.

Breeding, Lamb on, 288.

Bridget, Elia. See Elia.

Brighton and the Lambs, 415.
— Lamb’s imaginery scene there, 259.

British Museum, a careful vandal, 357.

Browne, Moses, 404.
— Sir Thomas, 58, 66, 80.

Bruce, James, 240, 425.

Bruton, Miss Sarah, 376.

Brutons, Lamb’s relations, 88, 89.

Buckland, Dean, and the American vandal, 424.

Bullies, Lamb on, 286, 440.

Buncle, The Life of, 30, 357.

Burney, Edward, 65, 370.
— James, 361.

Burney, Martin, 200, 414.
— Mrs., and Mrs. Battle, 361.
— Sarah, her wedding, 271, 436.

Burns, Robert, and Lamb, 70, 370.

Burton, Robert, quoted, 46, 77.

Business! the frivolous pretence, 419.

Button Snap, Lamb’s cottage, 385, 386, 387.

But who is he, with modest looks, 438.

C

Cambridge, Lamb at, 345.

Camelford, Lord, 121, 390.

Candle-light, Lamb on, 308.

CAPTAIN JACKSON, 215, 416.

Card playing, essay on, in Every–Day Book, 362.

Carlisle, Sir Anthony, 193, 372, 410.

Cary, H.F., his verses on Lamb, 426.
— on Lamb’s puns, 441.

Cave, Edward, 344.

Chambers, John, 224, 419.

Chapman’s Homer kissed by Lamb, 412.

CHAPTER ON EARS, A, 43, 363.

CHARACTER OF THE LATE ELIA, A, 171, 402.

Chess and Mrs. Battle, 42.

CHILD ANGEL, THE, 276, 437.

Children and the dark, 77.

Chimney-sweepers, Lamb’s essay on, 124, 390.

CHINA, OLD, 281, 438.
— its first roast pork, 138.

CHRIST’S HOSPITAL FIVE AND THIRTY YEARS AGO, 14, 350.
—— prayer-book, 9.
—— food in Lamb’s day, 14, 350.
—— holidays in Lamb’s day, 15, 351.
—— the dungeon, 19.
—— flogging, 23.
—— Grecians, 26, 355.
—— its graces, 110, 384.
—— the Coleridge memorial, 354.
—— the Lamb medal, 355.

Clapdishes, 131.

“Cobbler of Preston,” by Johnson, 170, 401.

Cockletop, in “Modern Antiques,” 168, 400.

Colebrooke cottage, 425.

Coleridge, Hartley, on Lamb, 400.
— S.T., at Christ’s Hospital, 15, 350, 351.
— his wit combats, 25.
— his treatment of books, 29, 356.
— his “Ode on the Departing Year,” 31, 359.
— on apple-dumplings, 108, 384.
— his “Epitaph on an Infant,” 141, 397.
— on Boyer, 353.
— and the Christ’s Hospital memorial, 354.
— his military name, 356.
— Lamb’s letters to, 356, 368, 396.
— his marginalia, 358.
— his notes in Beaumont and Fletcher, 357.
——— in Donne, 358.
— on Lamb, 359.
— Lamb’s letter to, concerning Quakers, 368.
— and Christopher North, 371.
— his sonnets with Lamb, 388.
— and the Morning Post, 429, 430.

Colet, Dean, his Accidence, 59.

Colnaghi’s print shop, 283, 439.

Comberback, Coleridge’s military name, 29, 356.

Come, all degrees now passing by, 391.

Comedy and its licence, 161.

COMPLAINT OF THE DECAY OF BEGGARS IN THE METROPOLIS, 130, 392.

CONFESSIONS OF A DRUNKARD, 437.

Congreve, Lamb on, 160, 162.

Conrady, Mrs., 294, 441.

CONVALESCENT, THE, 208, 416.

Corbet, Peter, 404.

Coventry, Thomas, 97, 380.

Cowards and bullies, 286.

Cowley, on business, 419.

Crawford, Anne, 423.

Cresseid, 131.

Curry, Sir Christopher, in “Inkle and Yarico,” 169, 401.

D

Da Vinci, Leonardo, and Lamb’s beauty, 69, 370.

Dawson, Bully, 287.

Days, Lamb’s fantasy upon, 266.

DEATH-BED, A, 279, 437.

Delia Cruscan poetry, 443.

Delpini, 305, 443.

Dennis, John, 292.

De Quincey on Lamb, 377.

DETACHED THOUGHTS ON BOOKS AND READING, 195, 411.

Dickens anticipated by Lamb, 356, 417.

Disputes, Lamb on, 291.

DISSERTATION UPON ROAST PIG, 137, 395.

DISTANT CORRESPONDENTS, 118, 389.

Dobell, Mr. Bertram, his notes on Lamb, 342, 395, 408.

Doctor, the, at Islington, 238.

Dodd, James William, 155.

Dodwell, Henry, 224, 419.

Dornton in “The Road to Ruin,” 169, 401.

Dorrell, William, the Lambs’ enemy, 32, 360.

DREAM-CHILDREN, 115, 388.

Dreams, Lamb on, 79.

Drowning in dreams, 241.

Drury Lane Theatre, 111, 385.

Dyer, George, 11, 237, 241, 347, 348, 349, 424, 425, 433.
—— and the New River, 237, 424.

E

Early rising, Lamb on, 305.

East India House, Lamb at, 219.
——— Lamb’s superannuation, 219, 417.
——— Lamb’s fellow clerks, 223, 224, 403, 404.

Edwards, Thomas, 92, 379.

Eel-soup, 374.

Elgin marbles, 225, 419.

ELIA, 1823, suggested dedication, 337.
— its poor reception, 338.
— second series. American edition, 339.

Elia, F.A., 337.
— Lamb on, 8.
— his death, 171.
— Lamb’s character of, 171, 402.
— origin of name, 337.
— his birthplace, 365.
— Bridget (Mary Lamb), 43, 362.
—— her taste in reading, 86.
—— her regrets for poverty, 282.

ELLISTON, TO THE SHADE OF, 188, 409.

ELLISTONIANA, 190, 410.

Elliston, R.W., Lamb’s essays on, 188, 190, 409, 410.
—— at Leamington, 190.
—— his grave, 411.
—— Lamb and Munden on an excursion, 410.

Elton, Sir C.A., his poem to Lamb, 358.

Emery, John, 186, 409.

Endor, the Witch of, 75, 372.

Englishman’s Magazine, 342.
—— Lamb’s contributions to, 188, 190, 249.

Evans, William, 3, 343.

Evelyn, John, quoted, 72.

Every–Day Book, essay on card-playing, 362.

Examiner, The, and Lamb’s “Chimney–Sweepers,” 392.
—— Lamb’s contributions to, 63, 168.
—— “On a visit to St. Paul’s,” 424.

Example, Lamb on, 288.

Excursions, the Lambs’, 283.

F

Faerie Queene, Lamb’s copy, 413.

FALLACIES, POPULAR. See POPULAR FALLACIES.

Family Pictures, by Anne Manning, 378.

Farley, Charles, 169, 259, 401, 435.

“Father, A,” his remonstrance with Lamb, 360.

Favell, Joseph, 25, 181, 355, 408.

Feasting, Lamb on, 290.

Fenwick, John, 27, 129, 255, 356, 432.

Field, Barron, 90, 118, 363, 377, 389.
— Mary, 361, 405.
— Matthew, 20, 352.

Fielde, Francis, Lamb’s godfather, 111, 385.

Flecknoe, quoted, 51.

Flogging, Lamb on, 23.

Fools, Lamb’s essay on, 48, 367.

Fountains, Lamb on, 96.

Fox, George, 53, 368.

French translation of Lamb, 415.

Fuller, Thomas, quoted, 71.

Funerals and Lamb, 274, 436.

G

Gallantry, Lamb on, 90, 377.

“Garden, The,” by Marvell, 96.

Gattie, Henry, 186, 408.

Gebir and the Tower of Babel, 49.

Gebir, by Landor, 206, 415.

GENTEEL STYLE IN WRITING, THE, 226, 420.

Gentility, Lamb on, 176.

George IV., 259, 268, 435, 436.

Gladmans, Lamb’s relations, 88, 89, 90.

Gli Elogi del Porco, 396.

Gluttony and grace, Lamb on, 105.

Godwin, William, his play “Antonio,” 328, 444.
— Lamb’s friend, 376.
— Lamb’s letter to, 444.

Gold’s London Magazine, 395.

GRACE BEFORE MEAT, 104, 384.

Graces at Christ’s Hospital, 110, 384.

Gray’s Inn Gardens, 155, 399.

Grecians at Christ’s Hospital, 26, 355.

Greg, Mr. Thomas, and Lamb’s property, 385.

Guildhall giants, 29.

Gulliver’s Travels, 382.

H

Hare Court, Lamb’s rooms in, 390.

“Harlequin’s Invasion,” 113, 387.

Hastings and the Lambs, 206, 416.

Hawes, Dr., 241.

Hazlitt, William, on Sidney, 247, 427.
—— on Lamb in the country, 345.
—— knocked down by John Lamb, 347.
—— his interest in John Buncle, 357.
—— as Duns Scotus, 367.
—— Lamb’s letter to, 397.
—— on Lamb, 403.
—— his wedding, 436.
— W.C., his notes on Lamb, 357, 438.

Helicon and Hippocrene confused, 37.

Hertfordshire hair, 178.
— and Lamb, 220, 418.
— Lamb’s praise of, 375.

He was (woe worth that word!) to each well-thinking mind, 428.

Heywood, Thomas, quoted, 67.

Hickman, Tom, the prize fighter, 287, 440.

High-born Helen, round your dwelling, 407.

Hodges (or Huggins), 352.

Hogarth, his chimney-sweeper, 126.

Hogsflesh and Bacon, 415.

Hogs Norton and the pigs, 109.

Holcroft, Thomas, 376.

Hone’s Table Book, Lamb’s contribution to, 279.

Hood, Thomas, his friendship with Lamb, 393.
—— on beggars, 393.

Hooker, Richard, 104, 384.

Hoole, John, 404.

Horsey, Samuel, 135, 393.

Huggins (or Hodges), 352.

Hugh of Lincoln, 70, 371.

Hume, David, 70, 371.
— Joseph, Lamb’s friend, 394.

Humphreys, Mr. Deputy, 253.

Hunt, Leigh, and Lamb, 360.
—— chaffed by Lamb, 364.

Hunt, Leigh, replies to Lamb, 365.
—— and Lamb’s “Chimney Sweepers,” 392.
—— on Lamb’s books, 412.
—— his translation of Milton, 426.
— Thornton, 77, 372.

Hutchinson, Sarah, Lamb’s letter to, 417.

I

I can remember when a child the maids, 372.

I have not forgot how thou didst love thy Charles, 350.

Illusion on the stage, 185.

Imagination, its lack in the artists of Lamb’s day, 256.

Imitators of Lamb, 339.

IMPERFECT SYMPATHIES, 66, 370.

Ino Leucothea, 79.

Ireland, Dean, 423.

Irving, Edward, and Lamb, 442.

Isola, Emma, 436.

J

JACKSON, CAPTAIN, 215, 416.
— “Omniscient,” 102, 383.

“Janus Weathercock.” See Wainewright.

Jekyll, Joseph, 97, 379.

John Woodvil quoted, 368, 372.

Johnson, Dr. Samuel, 250, 344, 383.

Jokes to order, Lamb on, 252.

Jonson, Ben, quoted, 89.

Jordan, Mrs., 151, 398.

Joshua, Martin’s picture of, 262, 435.

Journalism and Lamb, 251.

K

Kelly, Fanny, and BARBARA S— — 421.
—— and Mrs. Siddons, 422.

Kemble, John Philip, 153, 168, 327, 398.

Kenney, James, 30, 357.

Kent, Charles, his edition of Lamb, 421.

King, Thomas, 166, 400.

L

“Lady of the Manor,” 113, 387.

Lamb, Charles, on the South–Sea House, 1.
—— on accountants, 3.
—— on Elia, 8.
—— on Oxford, 10.
—— on antiquity, 11.
—— on old libraries, 11.
—— on George Dyer, 11.
—— on his school-days, 14.
—— on Coleridge’s school-days, 14.
—— on Matthew Fielde, 21.
—— on James Boyer, 22.
—— on borrowers and borrowing, 26.
—— on John Fenwick, 27.
—— on Coleridge as a book borrower, 29.
—— on the Duchess of Newcastle, 30.
—— on the New Year, 31.
—— on bells, 31.
—— on his childhood, 32, 75.
—— on the joy of life, 33.
—— on death, 34.
—— on Mrs. Battle and whist, 37,
—— his want of ear, 43.
—— his piano playing, 44.
—— on oratorios, 45.
—— on Novello’s evenings, 47.
—— on fools, 48.
—— on Quakers, 51, 55, 72.
—— on silence, 51.
—— on Sewel’s History, 53.
—— on John Woolman, 54.
—— and the Quaker “wit,” 55.
—— his reading, 56.
—— on schoolmasters, 59.
—— on Valentine’s Day, 63.
—— on anatomy and love, 64.
—— on door knocks, 64.
—— on Edward Burney’s valentine, 65.
—— on imperfect sympathies, 66.
—— on Scotchmen, 67.
—— on Jews, 70.
—— on Braham, 71.
—— on negroes, 71.
—— on Quakers, 72.
—— on witches, 74.
—— on his childhood, 75.
—— on children and the dark, 77.
—— on Thornton Hunt’s bringing up, 77.
—— on dreams, 79.
—— on his relations, 80.
—— on Sarah Lamb, 80.
—— on John Lamb, jr., 81, 117.
—— on his sister Mary, 86.
—— his dislike of stories, 86.
—— on the Duchess of Newcastle again, 87.
—— on Mackery End, 88.
—— his Hertfordshire relations, 88.
—— on the comely Brutons, 89.
—— on gallantry, 90.
—— on Joseph Paice, 92.
—— on the Temple, 94.
—— on sun-dials, 95.
—— on fountains, 96.
—— on the old Benchers, 97.
—— on Joseph Jekyll, 97.
—— on Samuel Salt, 98, 103.
—— on Thomas Coventry, 99.
—— on his father, 99.
—— on Daines Barrington, 101.
—— on James Mingay, 102.
—— on Baron Maseres, 103.
—— on saying grace, 104.
—— on Milton, 107.
—— his godfather Field, 111.
—— as a landed proprietor, 112.
—— his first play, 112.
—— and his imaginary children, 115.
—— his grandmother, 115.
—— on Blakesware, 116.
—— on distant correspondents, 118.
—— on Lord Camelford’s whim, 121.
—— on puns, 122.
—— on Australia, 122.
—— on chimney-sweepers, 124.
—— on Saloop, 125.
—— and fine teeth, 127.
—— and James White, 128.
—— on beggars, 130.
—— his translation from Bourne, 133.

Lamb, Charles, on Samuel Horsey, 135.
—— on almsgiving, 137.
—— on the origin of roast pig, 137.
—— on roast pig, 140.
—— and his plum cake, 142.
—— on married people, 144.
—— on “Twelfth Night,” 150.
—— on Mrs. Jordan, 151.
—— on Mrs. Powel, 151.
—— on Bensley’s Malvolio, 152.
—— on Dodd’s Aguecheek, 155.
—— on Dicky Suett, 157.
—— on Jack Bannister, 159.
—— on Jack Palmer, 159, 165.
—— on the artificial comedy, 161.
—— on Wycherley and Congreve, 162.
—— on the “School for Scandal,” 164.
—— on J.P. Kemble, 168.
—— on Munden’s faces, 169.
—— on Elia’s death, 172.
—— on family mansions, 174.
—— on Blakesware, 175.
—— on the feeling of gentility, 176.
—— on poor relations, 178.
—— on Favell’s sensitiveness, 181.
—— on John Billet, 183.
—— on stage illusion, 185.
—— on Gattie’s old men, 186.
—— on Emery as Tyke, 186.
—— on Elliston, 188, 190.
—— entertains Elliston, 194.
—— on reading, 195.
—— on books that are not books, 195.
—— on binding, 196.
—— on editions of the great authors, 197.
—— on the names of poets, 198.
—— on Shakespeare, 198.
—— his adventure on Primrose Hill, 199.
—— on watering-places, 201.
—— on the voyage to Margate, 21.
—— on a good liar, 202.
—— on the ocean, 205.
—— on Hastings, 206.
—— on smuggling, 207.
—— on convalescence, 208.
—— on the sanity of genius, 212.
—— on Captain Jackson, 215.
—— on his clerk-state, 219.
—— his superannuation, 221.
—— on leisure, 222.
—— on the genteel style in writing, 226.
—— on Sir William Temple, 226.
—— on Miss Kelly’s reminiscence. 230.
—— on his friends among actors, 232.
—— on Westminster Abbey fees, 235.
—— on Andrews monument, 237.
—— on George Dyer’s immersion, 237.
—— on the Islington doctor, 238,
—— on the New River, 240.
—— on drowning in dreams, 241.
—— on Sidney’s sonnets, 242.
—— on Milton’s Latin sonnet, 243.
—— on Hazlitt s opinion of Sidney, 248.
—— on James Bruce, 250.
—— on Dan Stuart, 250.
—— on the Morning Post days, 250.
—— on joking to order, 252.
—— on Bob Allen, 253.
—— on The Albion, 254.
—— and Sir James Mackintosh, 256.
—— on modern painters, 256.
—— on Titian’s “Ariadne,” 256.
—— on Raphael, 257.
—— on J.M.W. Turner, 258.
—— his imaginary scene at Brighton, 259.
—— on John Martin, 260.
—— on Don Quixote, 264.
—— his fantasy on the Days, 266.
—— on Miss Burney’s wedding, 271.
—— on mothers and daughters, 273.
—— on his behaviour on solemn occasions, 274.

Lamb, Charles, on Admiral Burney, 275.
—— his fantasy on the child angel, 276.
—— on Randal Norris’s death, 279.
—— on old china, 281.
—— his sister’s regrets for poverty, 282.
—— and the folio Beaumont and Fletcher, 282.
—— and his sister’s excursions, 283.
—— and his sister’s playgoing, 283.
—— on bullies and cowards, 286.
—— on ill-gotten gains, 287.
—— on jokes and laughter, 287.
—— on breeding, 288.
—— on the poor and the rich, 288.
—— on sayings concerning money, 290.
—— on disputants, 291.
—— on puns, 292.
—— on Mrs. Conrady, 294.
—— on beauty, 295.
—— on presents, 296.
—— on home, 298.
—— on friendship, 302.
—— on Merry’s wedding day, 304.
—— on early rising, 305.
—— on superannuation, 307.
—— on going to bed late, 308.
—— on candle-light, 308.
—— on sulky tempers, 309.
—— on Kemble in Godwin’s “Antonio,” 329.
—— on Mathews’ collection of portraits, 331.
—— on the name Elia, 337.
—— his dedication to Elia, 337,
—— his imitators, 339.
—— his Key to Elia, 339.
—— and the London Magazine, 340.
—— on Taylor’s editing, 341.
—— his post London Magazine days, 342.
—— at the South–Sea House, 342.
—— in the country, 345.
—— at Oxford, 346.
—— his sonnet on Cambridge, 346.
—— on Milton’s MSS., 346.
—— his jokes with George Dyer, 347.
—— on George Dyer’s career, 348, 349.
—— his lines to his aunt, 350.
—— his popularity at school, 355.
—— on Grecians and Deputy–Grecians, 355.
—— on reading and borrowing, 356.
—— and Luther’s Table Talk, 357.
—— Coleridge as a reader, 357.
—— his copy of Beaumont and Fletcher, 357.
—— his copy of Donne, 358.
—— his books in America, 358.
—— his reply to “Olen,” 358.
—— his sonnet “Leisure,” 359.
—— Coleridge’s description of him, 359.
—— on Coleridge’s “Ode,” 359.
—— his sonnet on Innocence, 360.
—— rebuked by “A Father,” 360.
—— and the Burneys, 361.
—— elementary rules of whist, 362.
—— his ear for music, 363.
—— weathering a Mozartian storm, 364.
—— his chaff of Hunt, 364.
—— on Elia’s ancestors, 364.
—— chaffed by Hunt, 365.
—— Maginn thinks him a Jew, 365.
—— on birthplaces, 365.
—— on turning Quaker, 368.
—— kisses a copy of Burns, 371.
—— his threat concerning Burns, 371.
—— rebuked by Christopher North, 371.
—— his admiration of Braham, 371.
—— on Sir Anthony Carlisle, 372.
—— his sisters, 373.
—— on John Lamb’s pamphlet, 374.

Lamb, Charles, his cousins, 376.
—— his blank verse fragment, 377.
—— on Wordsworth’s “Yarrow Visited,” 377.
—— De Quincey’s description of him, 377.
—— his chivalry, 377.
—— Barry Cornwall’s anecdote of him, 377.
—— his birthplace, 379.
—— his patron, 380.
—— his father, 381.
—— and Baron Maseres, 383.
—— and Southey’s criticism of Elia, 384.
—— as a landowner, 385.
—— his letter to his tenant, 386.
—— and his mother, 387.
—— his sonnet to Mrs. Siddons, 388.
—— and Alice W— — 389.
—— his love period, 389.
—— and chimney-sweepers, 390.
—— at Bartholomew Fair, 391.
—— his acquaintance with Hood, 393.
—— his joke to a beggar, 394.
—— on the “Beggar’s Petition,” 394.
—— his joke on Wainewright, 395.
—— the origin of his “Roast Pig,” 395.
—— his recantation, 397.
—— his aunts, 397.
—— on Mrs. John Rickman, 397.
—— criticised by Macaulay, 399.
—— praised by Hartley Coleridge, 400.
—— on Elia’s character, 402.
—— on the East India House clerks, 404.
—— letter to Southey about Blakesware, 406.
—— letter to Barton on same subject, 406.
—— his excursion with Elliston and Munden, 410.
—— his books described by Leigh Hunt, 412.
—— his affectation of affectation, 414.
—— and watering-places, 415.
—— at Hastings, 416.
—— leaves the India House, 417.
—— letter to Barton on his liberty, 417.
—— on the Puritans, 418.
—— his love of walking, 419.
—— his sonnet on “Work,” 419.
—— his remark to Macready, 423.
—— his remark to Allsop about Dyer, 425.
—— the last book he read, 426.
—— on Lord’s Thurlow’s poems, 427.
—— his paragraphs for the Morning Post, 429.
—— as he appeared to Dan Stuart, 430.
—— his epigrams on Mackintosh, 433.
—— his real opinion of Titian’s “Ariadne,” 434.
—— letter to Barton on John Martin, 435.
—— at Hazlitt’s wedding, 436.
—— his clothes, 438.
—— his pun at Cary’s, 441.
—— his treatment of presentation copies, 441.
— Elizabeth, Lamb’s mother, 387.
— John (Lovel), 100, 381.
—— his boyhood, 183, 408.
—— quoted, 437.
—— jr., his character, 81.
—— his childhood, 117.
—— at the South–Sea House, 344.
—— and Hazlitt, 347.
—— his Letter . . . on Cruelty to Animals, 374.
—— his death, 388.
— Mary (Bridget Elia), Lamb’s sister, 43, 86, 362, 376.
—— her account of a schoolmaster, 62.
—— a quaint poetess, 200, 414.
—— her first play, 387.
—— her poem “Helen,” 407.
— Sarah (Lamb’s aunt), 15, 142, 350, 397.
—— her character, 80.

Lamb, Sarah, her sarcasm, 184.
— family, 81, 373.

“LAST ESSAYS OF ELIA,” 339.

Laughter, Lamb on, 287.

“Lazarus, The Raising of,” by Piombo, 262, 435.

Le Grice, Charles Valentine, 25, 110, 354, 384.
—— Samuel, 25, 355.

Leisure, Lamb on, 420.

Letter-writing, Lamb on, 118.

Liar, a good, 202.

Libraries, Lamb on, 11.

Life of John Buncle, by Amory, 30, 357.

Lincoln, John Lamb’s boyhood, 183, 408.

Liston, John, 169, 401, 423.

Lloyd, Charles, 360.

Lombardy and the pawnbrokers, 254.

London, Lamb’s homes in, 379.

London Magazine, history of, 340.
—— Lamb’s contributions to, 1–56, 66–185, 195–208, 215, 219, 230,
        235, 237, 242, 271, 276, 281, 315, 322, 331.
—— Lamb’s last contribution to, 408.

Love and anatomy, 64.

“Love for Love,” by Congreve, 160.

Lovel. See John Lamb.

Lovell, Daniel, 255, 432.

Lully, Raymond, 49, 196.

“Lun’s Ghost,” 113, 387.

Luther’s Table Talk and Coleridge, 357.

“Lycidas” in its original form, 346.

M

Macaulay, Lord, 399.

MACKERY END, IN HERTFORDSHIRE, 86, 375.

Mackintosh, Sir James, 433.

Macready, W.C., and Lamb, 423.

Maginn, William, 365.

Make-believe, an artist in, 215.

Malone, Edmund, 198, 413.

Malvolio, the character of, 316.

Man, Henry, 6, 344.

Manning, Miss Anne, quoted, 378.
— Thomas, 56, 369.
—— and “Roast Pig,” 137, 396.
—— Lamb’s letter to, 376, 444.
—— and Baron Maseres, 383.

Margate, Lamb at, 415.
        Hoy, Lamb’s essay on, 201, 415.

Marriage, Lamb on, 144.

Married people, Lamb’s essay on, 144, 397.

Marshal, Godwin’s friend, 329, 444.

Martin, John, 259, 434.

Marvell, Andrew, quoted, 96, 176.

Maseres, Baron, 103, 383.

Mathews, Charles, his pictures, 331, 445.

Mendicity, Society for Suppression of, 130, 392.

Merry, Robert, 304, 443.

Micawber, Wilkins, anticipated, 356, 417.

Middleton, Thomas Fanshaw, 23, 24, 354.

Milton, John, on education, 60, 369.
—— Lamb on, 107.
—— adapted by Lamb, 188.
—— on the Arcadia, 242.
—— and the civil war, 242.
—— his Latin sonnet, “Ad Leonoram,” 243, 426.
—— Lamb’s copy of, 412.

Mingay, James, 102, 383.

MODERN GALLANTRY, 90, 377.

Money, sayings concerning, 290.

Montagu, Basil, 12, 252, 348, 431.
        Lady Mary Wortley, 381.

Montgomery, James, and Lamb, 390.

Moore, Thomas, his Loves of the Angels, 276, 437.

Moore’s Diary quoted, 411.

Morning Chronicle and Lamb, 429, 431.
Herald, 413.
Post and Lamb, 249, 429.

Mothers and daughters, Lamb on, 273.

“Mourning Bride,” Mary Lamb’s first play, 387.

Moxon, Lamb’s letter to, 434.

Mozart, Lamb copes with, successfully, 364.

“Mr. H.” and Elliston, 409.

MRS. BATTLE’S OPINIONS ON WHIST, 37, 361.

Munden, Joseph Shepherd, 168, 400.

Music, Lamb’s difficulty with, 44, 363.

MY FIRST PLAY, 110, 385.

My good friend, for favours to my son and wife, 382.

MY RELATIONS, 80, 373.

N

Names of poets, Lamb on, 198.

Negroes, Lamb on, 71.

New Monthly Magazine, 342.
——— Lamb’s contributions to, 212, 226, 286–309.

New River, the, and G.D., 237, 424.

NEW YEAR’S EVE, 31, 358.

Newcastle, Margaret, Duchess of, 30, 87, 131, 197, 357, 393, 412.

NEWSPAPERS THIRTY-FIVE YEARS AGO, 249, 428.

Newspaper stamps, 433.

Night-fears, Lamb on, 77.

Nobleman, The Unfortunate Young, 81.

Norris, Randal, 279, 416, 437.

North, Christopher (John Wilson), 371.

Novello, Vincent, 47, 363.

Nyren, John, 363.

O

Odes and Addresses quoted, 392.

OF TWO DISPUTANTS, THE WARMEST IS GENERALLY IN THE WRONG, 291, 440.

Ogilvie, his memories of G.D., 424.

OLD ACTORS, THE, 322, 444.
— BENCHERS OF THE INNER TEMPLE, THE, 94, 379.
— CHINA, 281, 438.
— MARGATE HOY, THE, 201, 415.

OLD AND THE NEW SCHOOLMASTER, THE, 56, 369.

“Olen,” Sir C.A. Elton’s pseudonym, 358.

O melancholy Bird, a winter’s day, 427.

One parent vet is left — a wretched thing, 382.

ON SOME OF THE OLD ACTORS, 150, 397. See also APPENDIX.

ON THE ACTING OF MUNDEN, 168, 400. See also APPENDIX.

ON THE ARTIFICIAL COMEDY OF THE LAST CENTURY, 161, 399. See also APPENDIX.

Orrery lectures, 60, 370.

OXFORD IN THE VACATION, 8, 345.

Oxford, Lamb at, 8, 345.

P

Paice, Joseph, 92, 343, 378.

Palmer, John, 159, 399.

Paltock’s Peter Wilkins, 21, 122, 353.

Paracelsus, Lamb on, 196.

Paradise Regained, 107.

Patmore, P.G., on Lamb, 403.
—— Lamb’s letter to, 436.
—— on Lamb’s dress, 438.

Peirson, Peter, 101, 382.
        Susannah, 99, 381.

Penn, William, and the judges, 73.

Perry, James, 250, 431.

Peter Wilkins, 21, 122, 353.

“Peter’s Net,” 428, 431.

Pianoforte, Lamb’s solo, 44.

Pig, Lamb’s essay upon, 137, 395.

Piombo, his “Raising of Lazarus,” 262, 435.

Piquet and Mrs. Battle, 41.

Pity the sorrows of a poor old man, 394.

Playgoing, the Lambs, 283.

Plumer, Richard, 7, 344.
— Walter, 7, 40, 345, 362.
— William, 344, 389, 405.

Poetical Pieces on Several Occasions by John Lamb, 381.

Polar expeditions, 58, 369.

Poor, Lamb on the, 288, 298.

POOR RELATIONS, 178, 408.

Pope, Alexander, The Rape of the Lock, 38.
— Miss, 167, 400.

POPULAR FALLACIES, 212, 226, 286, 287, 288, 290, 291, 292, 294, 296, 298, 302, 305, 308, 309, 439 et seq.

Pork, Lamb’s essay on, 137.

Porphyry on Abstinence from Animal Food, 396.

Poverty and pleasure, 282.

Powell, Mrs., 151.

PRAISE OF CHIMNEY-SWEEPERS, THE, 124, 390.

Presentation copies, Lamb on, 297, 441.

Presents, Lamb on, 296.

Procter, B.W. (Barry Cornwall), his dream, 79, 373.
—— quoted, 371, 377.
—— on Munden, 400.

Puckeridge and Lamb’s property, 112.

Pulham, Brook, 363.

Punning, Lamb on, 122, 292, 441.

Puritans and Sunday, 418.

Q

Quadrille and Mrs. Battle, 38.

Quakerism and Lamb, 368.

QUAKER’S MEETING, A, 51, 367.

Quarrels, Lamb on, 309.

Quick, John, 332.

Quixote, Don, 154, 265, 398, 435.

R

Ramsay, London Librarian, 49, 367.

Raphael, his “Bible,” 257.

Raymond, George, his Memoirs of Elliston, 410.

Reade, John, 102, 383.

Reading, Lamb’s essay upon, 195, 411.

Red stockings, and Lamb’s jokes, 251, 429.

Reflector, The, Lamb’s contribution to, 144.
—— Moxon’s paper, 434.

REJOICINGS UPON THE NEW YEAR’S COMING OF AGE, 266, 436.

Relations, poor, Lamb s essay on, 178, 408.

Restoration comedy, Lamb on, 160, 161.

Rickman, Mrs. John, Lamb’s opinion of, 397.

Robinson, Crabb, quoted, 370.
—— Lamb’s letters to, 374, 437.
—— on Lamb’s books, 411.

Romano, Julio, 263.

Rover, in “Wild Oats,” 188.

Roydon, Matthew, his elegy upon Sidney, 248, 428.

Rutter, Mr. J.A., his notes on Lamb, 343.

S

St. Dunstan’s giants, 192, 410.

Saloop, Lamb on, 125.

Salt, Samuel, 98, 352, 380.

Samuel and the Witch of Endor, 75, 372.

Sandwich, Lord, epigram on, 344.

SANITY OF TRUE GENIUS, 212, 416.

Sargus, Mr. Lamb’s tenant, 386.

“School for Scandal,” Lamb on, 164.

School-days, Lamb on his, 14.

Schoolmasters, Lamb’s essay on, 56, 369.

Scotchmen, Lamb on, 67, 371.

Scott, John, editor of the London, 340.

Sea, the, Lamb on, 204.

Sedition, Lamb’s exercises in, 255.

Selden, John, 104, 384.

Sensitiveness, Lamb on, 181.

Sewel, William, historian of Quakers, 369.

Shaftesbury, Lord, 226, 420.

Shakespeare, Lamb on, 197, 412.
— his bust at Stratford-on-Avon, 198, 413.

Sharp, Granville, 50, 367.

Shenstone, William, 243, 426.

Sheridan, R.B., 26, 111, 167, 356, 385, 400.

Siddons, Mrs., in “Isabella,” 114, 388.

Sidney, Sir Philip, his sonnets, 242, 426.

Sitting up late, Lamb on, 308.

Smith, the Scotchman, 69, 370.
        John Thomas, 394.

Smollett, Tobias George, 70, 371.

Smuggling, Lamb on, 207.

SOME SONNETS OF SIR PHILIP SIDNEY, 242, 426.

So should it be, my gentle friend, 426.

South Downs, Lamb on, 415.

SOUTH-SEA HOUSE, THE, 1, 342.

Southey at Westminster School, 235.
— Robert, his criticism of Elia, 359.
— Lamb’s letters to, 384, 406, 419, 423, 436.

Spencer, Lord, epigram on, 344.

Spenser, Lamb’s copy of the Faerie Queene, 413.

Stackhouse’s History of the Bible, 75, 372.

STAGE ILLUSION, 185, 408.

Stanhope, Lord, 433.

Stocks, Lamb in the, 363.

Stranger, to whom this monument is shown, 413.

Stuart, Daniel, 250, 429. 430.

Suett, Dicky, 157, 399.

Sulkiness, its pleasures, 309.

Sun-dials in the Temple, 95.

SUPERANNUATED MAN, THE, 219, 417.

Superannuation, Lamb on, 219, 307.

Surface, Joseph and Charles, 166.

Swift’s Ars Punica, 293, 441.

T

Taylor, Bishop, on the sunrise, 309.
— John, 337, 341, 358.

Teeth, Lamb’s admiration of, 127.

Temple, The, and Lamb, 94, 113, 379, 387.
— the winged horse, 97.
— Sir William, 226, 420,

THAT A BULLY IS ALWAYS A COWARD, 286, 440.
— A MAN MUST NOT LAUGH AT HIS OWN JEST, 287, 440.
— A SULKY TEMPER IS A MISFORTUNE, 309, 443.
— ENOUGH IS AS GOOD AS A FEAST, 290, 440.
— HANDSOME IS AS HANDSOME DOES, 294, 441.
— HOME IS HOME THOUGH IT IS NEVER SO HOMELY, 298, 442.
— ILL-GOTTEN GAIN NEVER PROSPERS, 287, 440.
— SUCH A ONE SHOWS HIS BREEDING, ETC., 288, 440.
— THE POOR COPY THE VICES OF THE RICH, 288, 440.
— THE WORST PUNS ARE THE BEST, 292, 440.
— VERBAL ALLUSIONS ARE NOT WIT, ETC., 292, 440.
— WE MUST NOT LOOK A GIFT-HORSE IN THE MOUTH. 296, 441.
— WE SHOULD LIE DOWN WITH THE LAME, 308, 443.
— WE SHOULD RISE WITH THE LARK, 305, 443.
— YOU MUST LOVE ME, AND LOVE MY DOG, 302, 442.

The chatt’ring Magpye undertook, 437.

Thelwall, John, 376.

They talk of time, and of time’s galling yoke, 359.

Thomson, James, 70.

Though thou’rt like Judas, an apostate black, 433.

Thurlow, Lord, his sonnet, 427.

Tipp, John, 5, 343.

Titian, his “Ariadne,” 256, 434.

To every one (so have ye faith) is given, 426.

TO THE SHADE OK ELLISTON, 188, 409.

Tobin, James Webbe, 16, 352.
— John, 199, 413.

TOMBS IN THE ABBEY, THE, 235, 423.

Tristram Shandy, a parallel to Lamb, 403.

Trollope, A.W., quoted, 351.

Turkish Spy and Lamb’s roast-pig essay, 395.

Turner, J.M.W., 258, 434.

“Twelfth Night,” Lamb’s remarks on, 150, 153, 284, 316.

Twelve Cæsars, 405, 406.

Two Lords whose names if I should quote, 344.

TWO RACES OF MEN, THE, 26, 355.

Twopenny, Richard, 102, 383.
— post in 1825, 370.

U

Ugliness, Lamb on, 295.

Unitarianism, 81, 373.

V

VALENTINE’S DAY, 63, 370.

Vallans, his “Tale of Two Swans,” 375.

Virgil, his Latin pun, 294, 441.

Visitors, Lamb on, 301, 442.

W

Wainewright, T.G., 395, 439.

Ward, Robert, afterwards Plumer–Ward, 405.

Watering-places, Lamb on, 201, 415.

Weathercock, Janus. See Wainewright.

WEDDING, THE, 271, 436.
— an interrupted, 305.

Westminster Abbey, the price for admission, 235, 423.

Westwood, Thomas, on Lamb, 441.

We were two pretty babes, the youngest she, 360.

Wharry, John, 102, 383.

What can be hop’d from Priests who, ‘gainst the Poor, 424.

What seem’d his tail the likeness of a kingly kick had on, 409.

Whist, 37, 275, 361, 362, 437.

White, James, 123, 157, 390, 391.
—— and the chimney-sweepers, 128.
—— and Dodd, 157.

“Wild Oats,” 188.

Who first invented work — and bound the free, 419.

Wilson, John. See Christopher North.

Winstanley, Susan, and Joseph Paice, 92.

WITCHES, AND OTHER NIGHT-FEARS, 74, 372.

Woolman, John, 54, 369.

Wordsworth, Mrs., Lamb’s letter to, 442.
—— William, his “Yarrow Visited,” 89, 377.
—— Lamb’s letters to, 356, 388, 412, 417, 418, 434.
—— his theory of language, 394.
—— his “Anecdote for Fathers,” 395.
—— his “Poet’s Epitaph,” 438.

“Work,” Lamb’s sonnet on, 419.

Worthing and the Lambs, 415.

Wrench, Benjamin, 191, 410.

Wycherley, Lamb on, 162.

Y

Yet can I fancy, wandering ‘mid thy towers, 346.

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