Index

Abbey Court 106-111
abject 241, 253-254
absenteeism 58, 104, 119, 126
Acheson, Anne 250-251, 256
Acheson, Sir Arthur 21, 60, 126, 128
Addison, Joseph 124, 136, 194, 202, 250
Aeneid 238
Aires, Baby 187
Aldine press 223
Allestree, Richard 174
Anglo-Irishness 11, 18, 134, 155-156, 208
‘Apology’ to A Tale of a Tub 192, 194-196
apples 60
Arbuthnot, John 36, 155, 226, 246, 248, 250
Arcadia 215
Argument Against Abolishing Christianity 46
Ashe, St George 194
Ashenhurst, Edward 120-121
Asquith, Herbert 165
Atterbury, Bishop Francis 151, 232
Bakhtin, Mikhail 82
Banbury 159
Bangor 88
barley-corn 133
Bataille, Georges 257
Bateman, Christopher 238
Bathurst, Allen, 1st Earl 100
Battle of the Books 23, 225
‘beaten tracks’ 46
Beaumont, Sir George MP 177, 190, 194, 196
Beaumont, Joseph 171, 269
Beckett, Samuel 23
Beedem, William 126
beggars 241-245
Belcamp 60, 97
Bell tavern 199
Benjamin, Walter 1
Berkeley, Charles, 2nd Earl of 104, 190, 193
Bibury 67
Bindon, Francis 224-225
Bickerstaff Papers 46
Biographical AnecdotesLyon, Dr John
Birch, John 217
Birkhead, Josiah 186
Blachford, Revd John 95-96, 190
Black Bull inn 68, 159
Blake, William 21
Blayney, Cadwallader, 7th Lord Baron Monaghan 123-125
Bodleian Library 226
BolingbrokeSt John, Henry
Borrow, George 46, 92, 169, 263
Boyne, Battle of xvii
Brandreth, Dean John 6, 18, 31
Brennan, Richard 71, 98
Brent, Mrs Jane 104, 273
Britannia 2, 57-58, 69, 75-79, 99, 133, 160
Brodrick, Alan, later Viscount Midleton 112
Bromley, William MP 198
Brooke, William 34
Bulwer-Lytton, Edward, 1st Baron Lytton 17
Burke, Edmund MP 157
Burney, Charles 113
Burnet, Gilbert, Bishop of Salisbury 210
Butler, Charles, Earl of Arran 22
Byron, George Gordon, Lord 57
cacoethes scribendi 44
Caer Gybi 162
Caesar, Augustus 59
Cairnes, Mary (Blayney) 123
Carbery Rocks 4, 16, 22, 59, 63-64, 163
Cartagena 173
Carteret, John, 2nd Baron 93, 271
Castle and Falcon inn 90
Cavan 54, 195, 240
Celbridge 21, 28, 55, 62
Cervantes, Saavedra, Miguel de 23
Chalice 220
Chelsea 150-151, 249
Chester 84, 88-89, 103, 106, 261
Chester Cathedral 84, 106, 109-110
Cheshire Sheaf 106, 111
Chetwode, Knightley 39, 61, 232, 240, 250
Cheyne, Dr George 245, 248
Churchill, SarahDuchess of Marlborough
Cirencester Park 61, 67
Civil Wars 135, 182, 209, 222
Clarendon, Edward Hyde 1st Earl 132-133, 139, 210
Clarke, Edward Daniel 71
‘Clever Tom Clinch’ 68
Clonmel 5-6
Cobham, Sir Richard Temple 100
Coleorton 17, 116, 165, 177, 190-200
Complete Collection of Genteel and Ingenious Conversation 162
Conduct of the Allies, The 232
Congreve, William 36, 46, 230
Contests and Dissentions 50-51, 231
Coote, Charles MP 195
Coote, Henry 195
Copyright Act 83
Cornhill 133
Cotswolds 67
Cowper, William 111
Craik, Henry 3, 13
Crane, Mrs 234
Cromwell, Oliver 218
Crusoe, Robinson 162
Curry, Mrs (Dublin) 104
Cymruphobia 165
Davis, William 22
deafness 246
Dean Swift’s Ghost 164
Deane, Major 135
Deanery 105, 235-236
Defoe, Daniel 17, 31, 81, 87, 157, 162
Delany, Mary 132
Delany, Patrick 3, 47, 60, 71, 151-153, 245-249
Denham, John 47
Description of a City Shower, A 5, 46, 65, 81, 84, 238
Description of the Morning, A 5, 18, 65-66, 84, 193, 238
Diaper, William 237
Dingley, Rebecca 41-42, 181
Directions to Servants 29, 95, 255
dizziness:Ménière’s disease
Dobbs, Revd Richard 172
Dodwell, Henry 15
Dolben, Sir Gilbert 196
Donne, John 84-85
Drapier, M. B. 9, 19
Drapier’s Hill 60
Drapier’s Letters 24, 26, 29, 72, 112, 125-126, 204
dream 36
Dunstable 55, 69
Duty of Servants at Inns 96
Dyer, John 58, 143
East Sheen 61
Eliot, T. S. 131, 211
elms 20-21, 28
Erasmus 224
Ericke family 181
Ericke, Revd James 181
Essays Divine, Moral and Political 229
Eustace, Lady Clotilde 203
Examination of Certain Abuses 155
Examiner, The 212, 225
Experiment 172
Fabricant, Carole 4, 58
Fairbrother, George 205
‘Family of Swift’ 207
Faulcon inn 90
Faulkner, George 205, 207
Faulkner’s Dublin Post Boy 121
Felter, Mrs 104
Fenton, Joseph 180, 273
Fiennes, Celia 133-134, 157
flâneur 66
Ford, Charles 35, 40, 44, 62, 79, 82, 250
Fountaine, Andrew 184, 194, 233
Four Crosses inn 72
Fourdrinier, Paul 107
Frankland, Sir William 194
Free Grammar School, Leicester 186
Gaelophobia 165
Gandhi, Mohandas 144
Gargantua and Pantagruel 49
Gastrell, Bishop Francis 113
Gatty, Charles T. 147
Gavan, Luke 112
Gawain and the Green Knight 16
Gay, John 36, 94, 142, 144, 240, 250
Gentleman’s Magazine 164
George in the Tree inn 71-72
George inn, Aldersgate 70, 114
George inn, Loughborough 185
gibbet poems 21, 99
Giffard, Martha 34, 59
Giles, Ann 203-204
Girouard, Mark 66
Glendinning, Victoria 156
Glendower, Owen Tudor 169, 263
Godolphin, Sidney 197
Golden Falcon inn 91, 111-113
Goodrich 8, 17, 135, 185, 207, 218-220
Gouge, Thomas 174
Government Yacht 136
Grattan (Belcamp), Robert 60, 97
Graves, Richard 72
Gray, Thomas 17
‘Great Britain’ 167
Greenfield, AbigailSwift, Abigail
Greenfield, John 106-107
Grongar Hill 58, 143
Guillim, John 224
Gulliver, Samuel 68
Gulliver’s Travels 26, 51-52, 72, 76, 79, 139-142, 204
Guthrie, William 162
Hacket, John 168
Halifax, Charles Montague, Earl of 101
Halley, Sir Edmund 172
Handel, Georg Friederich 113
Harding, John 150
Harley, Brilliana 227
Harley, Sir Edward 210, 226
Harley, George Davies 17
Harley, Robert, 1st Earl of Oxford 3, 36, 59, 99, 197, 202, 226, 250, 260
Harrison, Theophilus 104
Harrison, William 131, 237
Heraclitus 19
Henry V 163
Heaney, Seamus 24, 26
Herbert, Edward 84
Herbert, Henry 9th Earl of Pembroke 248
Herbert, ThomasPembroke
Herricks 187
History of the Four Last years of the Queen 101, 227
Hoadly, Benjamin 119
Holland, Edward 116, 261
Holland, Sir John 197
Holy Island 258
Holyhead inn 119, 121, 170-171
Holyhead Journal (manuscript) 1, 8, 11, 16, 20, 35, 48, 80, 156
Holyhead Mountain 61, 67, 161, 268
Hookes, Nicholas 262
Horace 47, 59, 152
Howard, Henrietta 19, 142
Hubbots, Mrs 234
Humble Petition of Mrs Frances Harris 84
Hunter, Robert 194
Huxley, Aldous 257
Hyde, Henry, Earl of ClarendonClarendon
‘In pity to the empty’ng Town’ 194
Intelligencer 256, 265
Irish claret 264
Irish language 165-166
Irish mile 134-135
‘Irish Road’ 8, 30, 53, 57, 71, 80, 88
Irish Sea 36, 56, 86, 135-136, 139, 141, 176
‘Irish Vulgar’ 70
Johnson, Esther (Stella) 1, 33, 36, 41-49, 61, 65, 85, 181, 203, 223, 250
Johnson, Samuel 33, 71, 119
Jones, Edward 167
Jones, Elisabeth (Betty) 168, 177, 185, 203
Jones, Revd John 185
Jones, Captain Lewis 120
Journal to Stella 66, 134,157, 258
Keill, John 173
Kendall, Revd John 181, 186
Kenna, Mrs Elizabeth 42, 90, 111, 113-115, 120, 156
Kenna, Katherine 113, 120
Kilkenny College 6, 7, 167, 180
King Lear 163
King, Archbishop William 40, 87, 223, 259-260
Kristeva, Julia 253
Kyrle, Captain Robert 217, 227
Lady’s Dressing Room, The 31, 254
Lancelot 89
landscape 4, 18, 26, 58-65, 142-143, 163
Langford, Revd Simon 163, 173-174
Laracor 20, 28, 141, 202
Lavan Sands 89, 91, 117
Laws for the Dean’s Servants 96-97
Lawson, Captain Henry 90, 94, 138
Leach, Dryden 187, 190
Leicester Corporation 199
Leicester map 59
Lely, Sir Peter 59
Lewis, Erasmus 16, 36, 44, 154, 168
Lindsay, Robert MP 124
Lindsay, Thomas, Primate 112
linen industry 128
Llandegai 91
lodgings 231-238
Loggins, Elizabeth 112
London and Dublin compared 24, 35
Longford Castle 215
Love Song in the Modern Taste 46
Lowman, Henry 155
Lycidas 16
Lyon, Revd Dr John 7, 27, 60, 97, 105, 153, 207, 209-210, 214, 241, 248, 253, 273
McGee, Alexander 199
Macky, John 157
Mansel, Thomas 167
Market Hill 7, 21
Marlborough, Sarah, Duchess of 134
Mary the Cook-Maid’s Letter 113
Memoirs of Captain John Creichton 259
Memoirs of Martinus Scriblerus 259
Ménière’s disease 149, 154, 156, 246, 250
‘mere Irish’ 161-162
Meriden 72
Messiah 113
Methuen, Sir Paul 239
mind/body dualism 254
misanthropy 241
Modest Proposal, A 7, 12, 27, 45, 242, 258
Moll, Hermann 67, 80
Molyneux, William 24
Montagu, Charles, Lord Halifax 194
Moor Park 22, 27, 31, 56, 60-61, 140, 145-146, 156, 181
More, Sir Thomas 73
Morris, Jan 165, 167
Morris, John 173
Morris, Lewis 129, 171
Morris, Wiliam 171, 263
Moryson, Fynes 145
Mose, Ralph 187
Mose, Thomas 187
Motte, Benjamin 34, 232
Motteux, Pierre 271
Mountjoy, William Stewart, Viscount 194
Murray, William, Earl of Mansfield 144
Murry, Middleton 253
Naboth’s Vineyard 60, 205
Newhouse Farm 209, 213-218
Newton, Sir Isaac 173
Nichols, John 185
North House Strand 62, 123
Nutt, John 231-232
October Club 199
Ode to Sancroft 58
Ode to the King on his Irish Expedition 30
Odysseus 13
Offa’s Dyke 79, 211
Ogilby, John 27, 27-28, 133
‘Old Irish’ 7
Orkney, Elizabeth Villiers, Countess of 59
Ormonde, James Butler, 2nd Duke of 111-112
Orrery, John Boyle, 5th Earl of 3, 39, 145, 149, 154, 177, 250, 273
Orwell, George 253
Owen, Goronwy 173
Oxford 66, 180, 208
packet boats 136-138, 264, 270
Pain, Thomas 116
Paleotti, Adelhida, Duchess of Shrewsbury 157
Paradise apples 60
Paradise Lost 19, 26, 81
Parkgate 22, 41, 88, 103, 106, 113-116, 121, 126, 132, 156, 270, 275
Parsons Green 65
‘Paper War’ 50
Patrick (Swift’s servant) 99
Pendarves, Mary 28, 146, 235
Penmaenmawr 16-17, 71, 91, 132, 156
Pennant, Thomas 119
Pepys, Samuel 268
Perkins, Theophilus 185
Philips, Ambrose 168, 194
Philpot, Mary 224
Pilkington, Laetitia 147, 151-154, 182, 248
Piozzi, Mrs Hester Lynch 71
Plato 184
Pliny 39
Pocket-Book 100
Poor House Commissions 244
Poor House (Dublin) 242-245
Pope, Alexander 26-27, 35, 39-40, 59, 64, 69, 89, 93-94, 115, 121, 128, 142, 149, 163, 175, 197, 228, 250, 265
Post Road 88, 117
post-boys xv, 87
postal charges 41, 187
‘Presto’ 151, 157
Prince Frederick 11, 34, 92-94, 264
Prior, Matthew 250
privateers 87, 136-138, 140-141, 201
property 212
Proposal for Giving Badges to the Poor 32
Proposal for the Universal Use of Irish Manufacture 24-25, 150
Ptolemy 67, 268
Pulteney, William, Earl of Bath 200, 238
Qualifications Bill 212
quarter dates 93, 231
Queen Anne’s Bounty 104, 197
Rabelais, François 49, 271
Raphael 239
Redriff (Rotherhithe) 30, 69
Reveries of the Solitary Walker 46
Richards, Thomas 112
Richards, William 164, 229
Richardson, Samuel 185
Ridgeway, Mrs Anne 104
Roads through England Delineated 99
Robinson, William 170
Rolt, Patty (Mrs Lancelot) 89, 190, 264
Roman army 152
Roman mile 133
Romans 31
Rome 152
Rose inn 116, 184, 201
Roseingrave, David & Thomas 107
Ross Carbery 63
Rousseau, Jean Jacques 46-47, 150
Royal Mail 87
Royal Navy 140
Royal Society 57, 173
Sacheverell, Henry 127
Said, Edward 24
Salisbury 159
Scarron, Paul 265
Schomberg, Frederick Herman, 1st Duke of 199
Scriblerus Club 226
Scotland 166, 226
Scull 63
Seasons, The 19
Selkirk, Alexander 162
servants 95-100, 105
Shakespeare, William 22, 163, 245
sharawadgi 61
Sheridan, Revd Dr Thomas 13, 39, 41, 47, 67, 90, 94, 122-123, 240, 250, 265-266, 269, 272
shirts 44, 92, 120, 131, 203, 237, 265
Short View of the State of Ireland, A 256
Sitwell, Edith 12
smallpox 186
Smedley, Jonathan Dean 42
Smith, David Nichol 3
snuff-taking 141, 238, 250
Somers, John, Lord 196
Speed, John 59, 177
Spiritual Quixote, The 72
St Cybi 258
St John, Henry, 1st Viscount Bolinbroke 35, 40, 67, 93, 118, 202, 250
Standard (Cornhill) 133-134
Stanwyx, John, Lt-General 121-122
Staunton, Thomas 124
Stearne, Bishop John 229
Steele, Sir Richard 143, 194
StellaJohnson, Esther
Story of the Injured Lady, The 140
Stowe, John 67, 100
Strabo 67, 268
Strype, John 68, 114, 233
Stukeley, William 152, 184
Sturmy, Samuel 139
Sufferings of the Clergy 214, 216, 218
Swift, Abigail 8, 52, 59, 106-107, 141, 178-180, 182, 184-192, 203
Swift, Adam 181
Swift, Cavaliero 225
Swift, Deane 208
Swift, Dryden 219
Swift, Elizabeth 106
Swift, Godwin 179-180
Swift, Jane 141, 179
Swift, Isaac 106-108
Swift, Jonathan Sr 44, 182-183
Swift, Major Thomas 69, 207
Swift (wagoners) 201
Swift, Rev William 219, 225-226
Swift, Willoughby 180, 209
Tale of a Tub 25, 30-31, 45, 50-51, 155, 183, 192-193, 257, 259
Tallard, Camille d’Hostun, Comte de 266
Tatler, The 193
Taylor, John 46
Telford, Thomas 91, 118
Temple, Sir John 29, 59
Temple, Sir William 8, 22, 33, 40, 140, 180
Test Act 198
Thackeray, William Makepeace 165, 185, 253
Thatched House tavern 83
Thomas, Dylan 17
Thomas, Edward 10
Thomas, Mary 112
Thomas, R. S. 17
Thomson, James 19
Thrales 46, 119
Throsby, John 200
Thurmaston 177, 184
Tickell, Thomas 87, 124, 230
Timon of Athens 245
Titian 59
Tooke, Benjamin Jr 194-195
topophobia 4
Traveller’s Guide, The 99
Travellers’ Road 88, 211
Trinity College Dublin 35, 180
Trivia 75, 238-239, 259
Trounce, Mr 138
Tudor, OwenGlendower
turnpikes xiii, 10, 87, 239-240
Twickenham 170, 267
Ulysses 81
Unfortunate Jack 23, 169, 268
vails 190, 200
Van Dyck Sir Anthony 59
Van Homrigh, Vanessa 28, 36, 39-40, 43, 53-56, 77, 150, 234, 250
Verses on the Death of Dr Swift 47, 254
Vespasian, Titus 223
Virgil 22, 29, 152, 223, 267
Voiture, Vincent 39
Voltaire, François-Marie Arouet de 33, 267-268
Wales 4, 160-166, 176
walking 10, 12, 31, 62, 70, 134, 144, 149-152, 156-157, 239-240, 245, 255
Wallography 71, 147, 164, 229
Walls, Archdeacon Thomas 52-53, 62, 97
Walpole, Horace 53
Walpole, Sir Robert 112
Walpole, Sir Robert, housekeeper 64, 104
Waring, Jane 141
Wat 23, 89, 99, 152
Waters, Edward 150
Watling Street 9, 75, 89
Waugh, Evelyn 165
Welch, James 170
Welch, Jane 42, 92, 120, 170
Welch’s Inn 170-171, 263
Welsh language 118-119, 143, 162, 165
Wesley, John 7, 118
Wexford 65
Wharton, Thomas 202
Wheldon family 172, 269
Wheldon, John 93, 170, 172, 269
Whitshed, William, Lord Chief Justice 149-150, 256
Whiston, William 171, 269
Whitehaven 121, 135, 179, 274
Whiteway, Martha née Swift 7, 12, 40, 62, 97, 104-105, 208, 249-251
Whiteway, Edward 104
Wicklow 61, 95, 150, 190, 268
Williams, Archbishop John 91, 168, 173, 199, 227, 262
Winder, John 96, 186
Windsor 101, 147, 155, 227, 231, 233-234
Windsor Great Park 20, 28, 154
Windsor Long Walk 20, 154
Wogan, Charles 40, 127-128, 162
Wolfe 136-138, 201
Wood, William 21, 26, 112, 127, 262
Woodbroke 4, 61
Woodpark 4, 60, 62
Wordsworth, William 9, 46, 63
Worrall, Dr John 13, 36, 87, 104, 153, 203-206, 249-250
Worrall, Mary 104, 203-204
Worrall, Mr (Leicester) 188
Worrall, Mrs (Leicester) 41, 188-192, 202, 204
Wren, Christopher 239
Wycherley, William 35, 268
Xiphilinus 184
Yacht inn 111, 138
Yeats, W. B. 17, 24, 26, 84
Young, Edward (Conjectures) 21, 253
Zincke, C. F. 59