Ernest De Selincourt and Mary Moorman (eds), The Letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth, Vol. 2: The Middle Years: Part I: 1806–1811 (Second Revised Edition)

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Abbotsford, 73 n.
Abercrombie, Sir Ralph, 319 and n.
Addison, Mrs., 193.
—Henry, 395.
—Isabella, 39 n.
—Richard (R. W.'s partner), 366 and n., 385, 403, 461, 498.
Africa, 486.
Ainsley, Dr., 439.
Alexandria, Battle of, 319 n.
Alfoxden, 62 n., 310.
Allan Bank, 23 and n., 61 and n., 144 and n., 161 and n., 183, 188, 251;
move to, 252;
the children happy in, 256, 257, 331 n.; 365, 390, 429, 455, 465, 493, 494, 496.
Allen, 'Bob', 50 and n.
Allston, Washington (American painter), 516 and n.
Ambleside, 160, 182, 195, 196, 199, 260, 294, 299, 320, 325, 331 n., 339, 371, 387, 402 n., 410, 452, 456, 464, 473, 486, 496, 501.
Amory, Thomas (author of The Life of John Buncle), 503 and n.
Anderson, Dr. Robert (editor, Corpus of the British Poets), 190 and n.
Angerstein, John Julius (collector of pictures), 208 and n.
Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine, 356 and n.
Antony, Mark, 479.
Appleby, 167, 170, 233, 292, 315, 339, 501.
Applethwaite, 76.
Arbuthnot, John, 166 and n.
Archimedes, 484.
Ashbourne, 432.
Ashburner, Ann, 66 and n.
—Mary, 161.
—Peggy (wife of Thomas A.), 126, 161, 173, 409, 430.
—Sarah (daughter of Thomas A.), 166 and n., 495.
Ashby-de-la-Zouch, 81, 418, 420, 423, 425, 431.
Ashestiel, 73 and n.
Askew, Mr., of Patterdale, 59, 192;
his house, 262.
Astley, Mr., of Dukinfield, takes Tail End, 376;
'a horde of the Astley tribe', 430.
Atkinson, Mr., 337, 364.
Austria, 302, 475, 481, 484.
Babbington, Dr., 216.
Bacon, Lord, 257, 328, 341.
Bailey, Captain William, 93, 99, 109, 129, 130–1, 134, 141, 182.
Bainriggs, 159.
Baird, General Sir David, 318 and n.
Baker, William, 47 and n.
Baldwin, Mr. (bookseller), 330, 344.
Ball, Sir Alexander, 87.
Barber, Mr., 61 and n.
Barker, Miss Mary (neighbour of the Southeys), 62 n.
—Mrs., 176.
Barrow, Sir John (author of Travels in China), 133 and n.
Bassenthwaite, 381 and n.
Bathurst, Lady Susan, 189 and n.
Baty, Frank, 58.
Beaumanor Park, 123.
Beaumont, Francis, 70 n., 123, 514 and n., 519.
—Sir George and Lady, expected at Grasmere, 41, 48, 63; 51, 52, 73, 87, 90, 102, 152, 153, 159, 161, 164, 169, 170, 412, 417, 418.
—Sir George, Letters to: 6, 63, 67, 75, 92, 194, 207, 503, 513, 515;
mentioned, 17, 19, 35;
offers the Wordsworths a house, 38, 53; 48;
consulted by W. W. about the Broad How estate, 67–69, 75–77; 72, 82, 217, 319, 423;
his picture for The Thorn, 78 and n., 135;
his tribute to the 'family of love', 92 n.
—Lady, Letters to: 1, 12, 16, 23, 34, 43, 45, 53, 55, 72, 83, 97, 105, 109, 112, 121, 127, 129, 133, 145, 180, pg 530 186, 196, 224, 378, 388, 404, 420, 519;
mentioned, 21, 208, 229, 233, 252, 413, 415, 427, 432, 504, 507, 516.
—Lady (mother of Sir G.), 100, 180, 208, 380, 517.
Beaver, Philip (author of African Memoranda), 297, 486 and n.
Beddoes, Dr., 61 and n., 185, 216, 244, 490, 496.
Bell, Dr. Andrew, 26970, 278, 514 n.; 515.
Benson, Mr., 376.
Beresford, General (William Carr), 328.
Betsy (maid of Mrs. Clarkson), 457, 466, 467, 491;
her misbehaviour, 522.
Betty, Peggy, Susan (maids of the Beaumonts), 423, 424, 425.
Binfield, 434, 436, 439, 446, 461.
Birmingham, 434.
Black, Aggy, 452 and n.
Blair, Alexander, 431 and n., 432, 471.
Blake, Sir Francis, 255, 307.
Blomfield, Charles James (later
Bishop of Chester, and then London), 438 and n.
Boccaccio, 191.
Bocking, 413, 418, 434.
Boddington, Mr., 210, 229, 233.
Bolton Abbey, 158, 164, 168, 515.
Bonaparte, Napoleon, 289, 299, 306–7, 321, 460, 476, 483, 486.
Bootle, 499, 504.
Borrowdaie, 381.
Bouth, 394.
Bowles, Mr. (poet), 517.
Bowness, 360, 378.
Bragge, Mr., 5.
Braithwaite, George, 104.
—Isaac, 316.
Brathay Old Hall (home of the Lloyds), 226 and n., 291, 292, 373, 375, 382, 410, 413, 414, 430, 456, 519.
Brathay, vale of, 447, 500.
Bristol, Coleridge at, 177–8;
Southeys at, 502.
British Museum, 437.
Broad How, Patterdale, 20 n., 67 n., 68, 75, 140, 323, 435 n.
Brompton Church, 90 and n.;
drawing of, 279, 313.
Brooke, Lord (biographer of Sir Philip Sidney), 289.
Brough Hill, 511 and n.
Brougham Hall, 92 n.
Brougham, Henry (afterwards Lord Chancellor), 92 n.
Broughton-in-Furness, 500.
Brown (printer at Penrith), 355.
Browne, Sir Thomas, 331.
Bruce, James, Travels to Discover the Source of the Nile, 129.
Bruno, Giordano, 364 and n.
Buck, Miss, 446.
Bulama, 486.
Burdett, Sir Francis, M.P., 145, 345, 471 and n.
Burleigh House, 421.
Burley, 421.
Burn, Justice, 142.
Burnet, Gilbert (Bishop of Salisbury, historian), 257.
Burns, Gilbert (brother of Robert), 249 and n.
—Robert, 41;
The Vision, 119; 266, 326;
The Cotter's Saturday Night quoted by Coleridge, 459 and n.
Burnsall, 158.
Burrard, Sir Henry, 267 and n.
Bury St. Edmunds, 49, 254, 369, 407, 412, 413, 417, 418, 422, 427, 430, 433–4, 439, 442, 444, 445, 450, 454, 486, 496, 499, 522, 524;
School, 368.
Butler, Mr., on the 'poem on the
Daffodils', 174.
Butterlip How, 430 and n.
Buttermere, 162.
Byerly, Messrs. Wedgwood and, 392.
Byrom, John, quoted by De Quincey, 458 and n.
Cadiz, 305.
Calabria, 478.
Calvert, Raisley, 31 n.
—Mrs. William, 31.
—William, Mr., 522. pg 531432, 433, 434, 437.
Cambridge Intelligencer, 327 n. Cambell, Mr., 61.
Campbell, Thomas, Gertrude of Wyoming, 365 and n.;
Hohen Linden, 466 and n.
Canning, George, 405 and n.
Carleton, Captain George (author of Military Memoirs), 303.
Carlisle, Dr. Anthony (physician), 26, 450 and n., 457, 490.
Carter, Mrs. Elizabeth, 17 and n.;
Life of, by Pennington, 190 and n. Carthage, 479, 480. Cartwright, Major, 349. Castanos, 307. Castlereagh, Lord, 345 and n., 359, 405 n. Catgill, 323. Catholic question, 313 and n. (see also under W. W.).
Catiline, 479. Cayley, Sir George, 90 and n., 91, 378 and n.—Mr., 378.
Centlivre, Susanna (playwright), 209 and n.
Cevallos, Don Pedro, 316 and n.
Charles II of Spain, 299.
Charnwood Forest, 420.
Chaucer, 191;
The Flower and the Leaf, 117;
Assembly of Ladies, 117;
Prologue, 423;
Knight's Tale, 423.
Chevy Chase, Ballad of, 342.
Christ's Hospital, 155.
Cintra, Convention of, 267 n., 269, 272 n., 274, 278, 280, 283, 288–9, 301–2, 305, 310, 342; W. W.'s
pamphlet on, 312, 318, 320, 322, 325, 337;
anxiety about libel, 327–8, 329, 332–4, 340–1, 342, 344;
errata, 342–3, 350–1;
published, 346 and n.;
delays, 351–2;
errors, 353–4;
2nd edition, 354;
praised, 358; 370, 374, 405.
Clappersgate, 226 n. Clarendon, Earl of, his History of the
Great Rebellion, 257.
Clarissa Harlowe, 161.
Clarke, Mrs. (mistress of the Duke of York), 296 and n., 306, 320, 433.
Clarkson, Catherine, Letters to: 9, 18,
Cambridge, 417, 418, 421–2, 425, 22, 37, 48, 58, 71, 85, 101, 124, 136, 151, 156, 159, 169, 176, 183, 192, 203, 214, 226, 231, 251, 254, 259, 281, 355, 367, 372, 395, 407, 411, 416, 418, 436, 438, 445, 453, 455, 462, 485, 492, 498, 522;
health, 10; 413, 421, 424, 434.
—John (brother of Thomas C.), 412.
—Thomas (husband of Catherine C.), 4, 10, 12, 18 and n., 27, 39;
his History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade, 152 and n., 156, 160; 170, 364, 368, 417, 418, 422, 426, 432, 438, 453, 498;
his A Portrait of Quakerism, 18 and n., 51, 60, 61, 137, 172 and n., 177 and n., 193, 253 and n.;
farming, 356, 467, 502;
and 'the poor Negroes', 467;
his Life of William Penn, 485;
portrait of, 137.
——(son of Thomas and Catherine C.), 10, 37, 60, 102, 125, 136, 160, 193, 253, 284, 356, 364, 368, 370, 398, 417, 438, 450, 460, 467, 485, 491, 497, 502, 524.
Cochrane, Lord, 297, 330.
Cockermouth, 164, 426.
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, Letters to: 80, 90, 217, 230, 239, 331;
the Wordsworths' anxiety for, while abroad, 1, 2, 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 16, 46, 50, 52, 64, 69, 71, 73;
after return, 75, 77, 81, 82, 95, 96;
lectures, 83, 110, 178, 180, 198, 208, 228;
relationship with his wife, 7879, 8486, 101–2, 107, 124–6, 137, 173, 177–8;
the Wordsworths meet him at Kendal, 86;
drinking, etc., 109, 128, 356;
opiates, 192;
visits Wordsworths at Coleorton, 121;
talks of publishing reflections in travels, 124;
'persecuted' by Le Grice, 155 and n.;
thought to be a clergyman, 225; W. W. goes to London to help, 197, 198, 199;
relationship with Sara Hutchinson, 203, 239 and n., 244–5, 398, 399400;
opinion on sermon at Keswick Church, 94;
praises a line of one of W. W.'s poems, 149;
writer must create taste for his own work, 150;
pg 532deceiving himself and others, 399;
stays with Wordsworths at Allan Bank, 355, 358, 369;
against reform, 359;
essays on Spanish affairs, 380;
Sanskrit MS., 362;
a difficult inmate, 397;
C. away, 407, 412;
goes to London with the Montagus, 443, 450, 470;
fat, 454;
hair powdered, 457; W. W. has heard from him, 472 and n.;
recipe for a novel, 458–9;
'offended with William', 488 and n., 490, 523–4;
adulation of Wellesleys, 494;
mentioned, 135, 137, 139, 142–3, 153, 159, 172, 183–4, 188, 202, 203, 230, 238, 252, 254, 256, 263, 270, 272, 274, 275, 280, 281, 291, 292, 297, 305, 310, 320, 324, 328, 331, 379, 382, 428, 510, 516, 521, 523;
Christabel, 120 and n., 178 and n. Writing of The Friend: 275 and n., 277;
writing an essay for, 292–3, 303, 315, 325, 331 n., 334;
delayed for lack of paper, 337; 343, 344–5, 346, 348, 350, 355 and n., 357, 361–2;
W. W.'s despondency about, 352–3, 354, 359;
D. W. distressed by certain passages, 355–6;
3rd and 4th numbers, 364;
4th and 5th numbers, 370;
5th and 6th numbers, 371;
Sara H. transcribing, 372, 390, 391;
Sara H. the cause of its continuance, 398;
the tale of Maria Schönen, 374;
to start The Friend again, 488;
'Mathetes', 378 and n.; 19th number—Letter to Mathetes, 379; 181 and n., 388 and n.;
'obscure', 387;
part of 17th and 20th numbers by W. W., 388 and n.;
money problems, 390; 25th number by W. W., 391 and n.;
misprints, 391;
Sketches and Fragments of the Life and Character of the late Sir Alexander Ball 391 and n.; 428, 516.—Derwent (son of S. T. C.), 70, 101, 107, 109, 172, 282, 303, 316, 320, 370, 399, 412, 428, 457, 466, 486, 493, 502.
—E. H., 91.
—Revd. George and Mrs., 71 and n.
—Hartley (son of S. T. C., 21, 25, 90, 101, 107, 109, 121, 125, 126, 128, 172, 282, 300, 303, 316, 320, 331 n., 370, 399, 412, 457, 466, 486, 493, 502, 526.
—Mrs. (mother of S. T. C., 373.
—Sara (wife of S. T. C., Letters to: 291; 1, 21, 25, 51, 71, 80, 10910, 172, 173, 280, 315, 325, 353, 373, 428, 488, 495, 516.
—Sara (daughter of S. T. C.), 172, 373, 526.
Coleorton, 16 and n., 54, 65, 69, 79, 85;
the Wordsworths at, 87, 91, 9396, 98100, 104, 105–8, 111, 128, 142, 151;
Coleridge at, 121, 123, 124–5, 139; W. W. plans winter garden at, 11220, 12931, 134–5, 138;
mentioned 380, 392, 398, 404, 412, 41314, 415, 417, 418 ,420, 427, 432, 434, 435, 507, 513 n., 517.
Collier, Mrs., 444.
Collingwood, Admiral, 297 and n.
Collins, William, Poems of, 266.
Colly, Mr. (Sir George Beaumont's manservant), 55 and n., 69, 80.
Colwith, 447, 500.
Commons, House of, 301, 302.
Coniston, 360, 509.
Cookson, Thomas, of Kendal, 357, 363, 367, 385, 418, 439, 457, 511.
—Mrs., of Kendal, Letters to: 29, 65, 431; 29 n., 159, 357, 360, 403, 453, 492, 499, 511.
—Strickland (son of above), 191, 274, 366.
—Revd. Dr. William (uncle of W. W.), 18 and n., 22, 31, 434.
—Mrs. William (formerly Dorothy Couper), 437.
—Christopher (son of above), 42 and n., 437.
—Mary and Eliza (daughters of above), 437.
—William (son of above), 42 and n.
Copenhagen, attack on, 267 and n.
Cornwall, Barry (Bryan Waller Proctor), 63 n.
Corunna, 305, 318 n., 319.
Cottle, Joseph (publisher), 81 n.
Courier, 188, 199, 217, 221, 289, 297, pg 533299, 301, 305, 307, 312, 321, 325, 345, 349, 350, 359, 380, 454, 460,494, 495, 502, 521.
Covent Garden, 437.
Cowper, William, Iliad and Odssyey, 129 and n.; 266.
Crabbe, George, W.'s opinion of, 268.
Critical Review, 155, 173.
Crosthwaite, Miss, 320, 427.
Cumberland, 250.
Curwen, John Christian, 289, 302 and n., 311 and n., 319, 343 and n.
—Isabella, 312 n.
Dale End, 376 and n. Dalrymple, Captain, 370.
—Sir Hew, 267 and n., 269, 289, 329, 341, 347.
Dance, Mr. George, 110, 122. Daniel, Samuel (poet), W. W. quotes, 520 and n. Davie, Mr. (artist), 94.
Davies (slave merchant), 232.
Davy, Sir Humphry, 182 and n., 185, 188 and n., 196, 197.
Dawe, Mr., 9.
Dawes, Revd. John (his school), 282 n., 402 n., 466.
Dawson, George, 158 and n.
—Mary (Molly), 91, 106, 152, 156, 200, 226, 374, 427, 428, 430.
Decius, Letters of, 289, 316 and n.
Denmark, 475.
Derby, 432.
Devonshire, Duke of, 253 n.
Dobbin, Miss, 491.
—Miss Harriet, 491.
Dockwray, Jenny, 158.
Dolbens, the, 499.
Dovedale, 417, 432.
Dryden, John, 41 and n., 166 and n.; W. W. on, 190–1;
Scott's edition of, 264 and n.
Dubois, 223.
Duckinfield, 376.
Duckworth, Admiral Sir John, 297 and n.
Duddon Bridge, 500, 509.
Dunmow, 101, 380, 506, 513, 521.
Dunnington Park, 123.
Dyer, John (poet), 521 and n.
Echard, Laurence, History of England, 190 and n.
Edinburgh, 164, 276, 379.
Edinburgh Annual Register, 444 and n.
Edinburgh Review, 185, 188, 191 n., 316. 326, 364, 365.
Edmondson, Mr., 54, 215, 217, 225, 228.
Edwards, John, of Derby, Letter to, 470.
Egypt, 319 and n.
Elleray, 371, 440, 445, 448, 451, 452, 453, 455–6, 464.
Ellwood, Mr., 435 and n.
Elterwater, 501.
Ennerdale, 164, 170.
Erskine, Thomas (advocate), 327 n.
Escurial, 300.
Estremadura, Army of, 307.
Essex, 250.
Eton, 437.
Eughdale, see Yewdale.
Euripides, 265.
Eusemere, 60, 62, 92, 161, 170, 185, 259, 261, 369, 370.
Fairfield, 252.
Fanny (maid), 417, 446, 459, 494.
Farnell, Mr., 140, 141.
Fergusons, the, of Halifax, 32 and n., 153 and n., 168 and n.
Fergusson, Gen. Sir James, 296, 301, 302, 306, 320 and n.
Fermor, Mrs. Frances (Lady Beaumont's sister), 4546, 101, 105 and n., 109, 128, 129, 133, 147, 189, 195, 210, 392, 420.
Ferrers, Lord, 123.
Ferrier, Mr., 166.
Ferrol, 299, 305.
Fisher, John (brother of Molly), 202, 256, 337, 397.
—Molly, 59, 78, 126, 159, 161, 179, 185, 202 and n., 228;
Fitzpatrick, Richard, 505 and n.
Fleming, Sir Daniel le, 61, 229.
—Lady Diana, 61 and n., 229, 338.
—Miss (daughter of above, later Lady le F.), 61 and n., 229.
Fletcher, John, 3.
pg 534Flower, Benjamin, 327, 332.
Flushing, 370.
Fontaine, La, W. W. quotes, 468.
Foremerk, 471.
Forncett, 42 n.
Forster, Robert, 232.
Fothergill, Dr., 225.
Fourdinier, Messrs., 386.
Fox, Charles James, 145, 327 n.
Fox Ghyll, 293.
Freire de Andrade, Gen. Bernardim, 347.
French, the, enter Naples, 47, 321;
Revolution, 504; 300–1, 304, 305
6, 308, 318, 47482, 485.
Fricker, Mrs., 373.
Friend, The, see under Coleridge, S. T.
Gainsborough, Thomas, 467.
Galicia, 304.
Gauls, the, 485.
Gell, Mr., 61 and n., 331.
George III, 340, 443, 483.
German Empire, 478.
Germany, 47, 52, 484.
Giggleswick, 158.
Glen Croe, 163.
Globe, The, 320.
Glover, John (artist), 506 and n.
God's Terrible Voice in the City, 190 and n.
Godwin, William, Letter to: 467; his
Essay on Sepulchres, 469 and n.
Gordale, 158.
Gower, Mrs., 439, 445, 524.
—Misses, 442, 445;
Georgiana, 438, 445–6, 467, 491;
Sarah, 445–6, 491.
Grace-Dieu, 93, 108, 116, 121; W. W.
describes, 123, 159.
Grahame, Robert, Letter to: 275; 50
and n., 74, 103.
—Mrs., 50 and n., 74, 103.
—Miss, 50 and n., 74, 103.
—James (brother of Robert), 103
and n.; his Birds of Scotland, 120.
Grasmere, 3, 16, 25, 26, 29, 33, 37, 38, 54, 56, 66, 76, 86, 87, 88, 91, 93, 94, 96, 98, 104, 126, 136, 142, 144, 151, 153, 169, 175, 181, 193, 200, 203, 235, 259, 262, 268, 273, 280, 299, 323, 325, 341, 342, 348, 355, 360, 363, 365, 366, 376, 380, 382, 385, 390, 393, 401, 412, 413, 417, 422, 424, 427, 436, 437, 444, 445, 450, 453, 454, 455, 457, 486, 488, 497, 498, 500, 501, 506.
Grasmere Brook, 507;
Fair, 427;
Island, 263;
Lake, 331 n.;
Vale, 406.
Grave, Mr., of Yarm, History of Cleveland, 270.
Gray, Thomas, Life and Letters, 101.
Green, Miss E., 170;
death of, 193.
—Miss (sister of the above), 261, 369.
—John, 392, 515.
—George and Sarah, of Blentaru
Ghyll, 201 and n., 204–6, 212, 213, 21821, 224, 238, 271, 395, 397, 411.
—The orphans and their fund: 228–9 and n., 22930, 232–3, 235, 239, 246, 253–4, 263–4, 267–8, 269, 271;
D. W.'s narrative, 453–4.
—Sally (daughter of above), 165, 207, 211, 233, 235, 374;
—William (artist), of Ambleside, 195 and n., 258 and n.
—Mrs., 260, 452.
Grenville, Lord, 483.
Grisedale Pass, 252 and n.
Grosvenor, John, of Oxford, 405–6.
Guardian, The, 292.
Gustavus Adolphus, 478, 484, 485.
Hackett, 441 and n., 447–8, 500, 511.
Hagley, 419 and n., 504.
Halifax, 32, 151, 152 and n., 154, 157, 281, 377, 387, 434.
Hall Farm, Coleorton, 81 n.
Hallin, 259.
Hallsteads, D. W.'s description of, 400–1.
Hammersmith, 457.
Hannibal, 484.
Hanoverians, 480.
Hardcastle, Mr. (uncle of Mrs. Clarkson), 206.
Hardcastles, the, 369.
Hardwicke, 445.
pg 535Harris, Mr. (surgeon), 227, 332, 425.
—Mr. (watchmaker), 132, 141.
Harrison, Anthony, 490.
Harte, Walter, 190 and n.
Hartley, David, Observations on Man, 266.
Haverhill, 513.
Havill, William (painter), 195 and n.;
drawing of Rydale, 209.
—Mrs. 202.
Hawkesbury, Lord (later 2nd Earl of Liverpool), 340 and n.
Hawkshead, 387. Hazlitt, William, 221 and n.
—Mrs., 242.
Heber, Richard, 238 and n.
Helvellyn, 96, 259.
Henry VIII, 509.
Herriot, Miss, 467.
Heywood, Thomas (dramatist), W. W. defends, 265. Hill, Mrs., 223.
—Herbert, 312 n.
—Thomas, 238 and n.
Hodgson, Jenny, 158.
Holland, 478.
Holland, Lord, 327 n.
—Lady, Letter to: 253; 218, 253 n., 272 n.
Holly Cottage, 424.
Holm Ground, 262.
Holmes, Miles, 201.
Hood, Admiral, 297.
Hope, General Sir Alexander, 319.
Hungary, 475.
Huntingdon, 412, 421, 426, 433.
Hutchinson, Colonel, Memoirs of, 133
and n., 140, 157 and n.
—Bessy (niece of M. W.), 170 and n.
—Betsy (sister of M. W.), 463.
—George (youngest brother of M. W.), 27, 262, 362, 364, 370, 462–4, 511 and n.
—George (cousin of M. W.), 462.
—Henry (uncle of M. W.), 170 and n., 185, 204, 457, 461;
his will, 462–3.
—Henry (brother of M. W.), 231 and n., 252, 262, 462–3, 512; called
'Mr. Wilberforce', 234.
—Henry (cousin of M. W.), 462.
—Jane (niece of M. W.), 170 and n., 456.
—Joanna (youngest sister of M. W.), 27, 51, 60, 66, 170 and n., 179, 182, 204, 227, 255 and n., 262, 290, 463, 465, 487, 497, 511.
—John (brother of M. W.), of Stockton, 185, 323, 457, 462, 464, 465.
—Mary (niece of M. W.), 456.
—Peggy (sister of M. W.), 259 and n.
—Thomas (cousin of M. W.), 462.
—Thomas (brother of M. W.), Letter to: 26; 22, 2627, 31, 33, 34, 39, 51, 60, 140, 141, 159, 170 and n., 179, 204, 255, 290, 339, 398, 418, 462, 465, 511;
post as steward, 227.
—Sara (sister of M. W.), Letters to: 423, 509; 2, 10;
copies D. W.'s Scottish journal, 11; 22, 31, 45, 50, 52, 86, 90, 103;
toothache and headache, 110; 125, 152, 156, 159;
comments on Coleridge and his wife, 178;
sorrows, 193;
health, 200, 203–4, 208, 211, 21415, 218, 224–5, 227, 357;
wears a shawl, 228;
better, 231;239 and n., 252;
C. accuses W. of censoring her letters, 244–5; 254–5, 25960, 262;
sits with C., 282–3; 284, 303, 304;
reads Christabel to Johnny, 324;
as ammanuensis to W. W., 305, 354; 326, 327, 336, 341, 358, 366, 370, 371, 374, 378, 389, 395;
transcribes Guide to the Lakes, 372 and n.;
in Wales, 398, 412, 422, 434, 454, 456, 457, 524, 526;
inherits. 463–4; 493, 497, 498, 512.
Ibbetson, Julius Caesar (son of Julius Caesar I. the artist), 37 n.
—Elizabeth. 37 and n.
—Julius Caesar (artist), 37 n.
Ingleton, 158.
Inquisition, the, 306.
Inverary, 163.
Ireland, 326, 330; Union of, 332, 366. Italy, 478, 479, 480 f., 484.
Jackson, Revd. Thomas, 408 and n.
—Mr. (of Keswick), 125, 373 and n.
pg 536—Mrs., 159.
Jacobinism, 312.
Jameson, Robert, 331 and n., 336, 339, 452, 515.
—Anna, 331 n.
—Joseph, 331 n.
—Miss, 501 and n.
Jeffrey, Francis, 162 and n., 185 n., 191, 264 and n., 326, 365, 458.
Jews, the, 484.
Johnson, Revd. William, 487 and n.
Jones, Mrs., and her sister, 233.
Josephus, 258.
Junta, the Spanish, 305, 308, 330, 339.
Keddlestone, 432.
Keith, Admiral Lord, 297 and n.
Kelsall, Mr., 427, 428.
—Mrs., 315, 326.
Kemble, Fanny, 63 n.
Kendal, 66, 67, 85, 86, 91, 92, 109, 137, 159, 167, 168, 199, 200, 289, 290, 315, 327, 363, 364, 365, 367, 369, 380, 394, 410, 416, 418, 433, 435, 439, 446, 453, 455, 510.
Kendal Bank, 233, 253;
Book Club, 365.
Kenmare Loch, Kirkcudbrightshire, 41.
Keswick, 12, 54, 69, 76, 81, 82, 85, 86, 98, 101, 137, 160, 173, 179, 268, 297, 303, 310, 315, 331 n., 332, 345, 348, 373, 381, 397, 407, 412, 428, 435, 457, 486, 487, 493, 497, 502, 523, 526.
King, Mr. (surgeon), 332, 369, 502.
—Mr. of Grasmere, 369, 502.
—Mrs., 255.
King's College Chapel, 422, 433.
Kinnaird, Lord, 253 n.
Kirkstall Abbey, 158, 164.
Kirkstall Forge, 158.
Kirkstone Pass, 259.
Kitchener, Mrs., (housekeeper to Mrs. Clarkson), 450, 454, 460, 467, 491, 496;
her sons Henry, Elliott, Tom' and William, 460.
Klopstock, Fred and Margaret, 316 and n.
Knight, Richard Payne, 54 and n.
Knott, Miss, 464 and n.
—Mrs., 465.
Lamb, Charles, 4, 21 and n., 48, 62, 75, 162 and n.;
his farce, 61 and n.;
his essay on Christ's Hospital, 155 n.; 217, 221, 357, 358, 438, 439, 443–4, 470, 487–8, 489, 495, 524.
—Mary, 4n., 185, 197, 242, 357, 437, 438, 439, 443, 488, 489, 490.
Lancaster, 401.
Lancaster, Dr., 278 and n.
Langdale, 201, 204, 205, 213, 408 n.
Langdale, Little, 441, 447, 500.
Langdale Pikes, 260, 450.
Langley, Mr. and Mrs., 90 and n., 175 and n., 212.
Lavaggi, Madame, 444 and n.
Law, William, A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life, 249 and n.
Lawrence, Sir Thomas (portrait painter), 208.
Leasowes, the, 419 and n., 504.
Leather, Hannah, 498, 499.
Lecky, 289.
Ledyard, John, 231.
Leeds, the Wordsworths' visit to, 31, 151, 368.
Leghorn, 1 n., 64.
Le Grice, Charles Valentine, 155 and n., 173.
Leicester, 412, 418, 420, 425, 432.
Leicestershire, a visit to, 53, 413.
Leon, 308.
Levens, 158.
Lewis, Mrs., 261.
Lewthwaite, Hannah, 10, 38, 50, 58.
Lisbon, 328.
Liverpool, 263, 306, 339, 365, 367, 425, 497.
Llandaff, Richard Watson, Bishop of, 206 and n., 229, 327 and n.
Lloyds, the, 4, 20, 159, 185, 226, 260, 292, 320, 41213, 465, 502.
—Charles, 243–4 and n., 316, 410, 430 n., 490, 526;
Edmund Oliver, 502 and n.
—Mrs., 31, 42, 126, 243, 274, 373, 382, 526.
—James, 526.
Loch Ketterine, 236.
London, W. W.'s visit in 180—6, 12, 5, 12, 13, 15, 16, 19, 20, 27, 29; 37, 38, 41, 49, 52, 53, 83, 88, 89;
fire of, 90;
Coleridge in, 75, 79, 80, 81;
pg 537his lectures, 86, 96, 172–3;
Coleridge ill in, 196, 197, 198–9; 153, 154, 200, 373, 385, 414, 429, 437, 438, 439, 461, 467, 488, 492, 495, 498, 502, 516, 521, 523;
Londoners, 434.
Longman, 51, 96, 122, 129, 225, 237, 238, 247, 310, 312, 326, 343, 359, 488.
Lonsdale, William, Earl, of Letters to: 74 and n., 165, 346; 262, 343, 385, 504;
as Lord Lowther, 5, 68, 72, 76.
Lonsdale, Lady, 347.
Loughrigg, 501.
Lowood, 253 n.
Lowther, 258, 362, 519.
Lowther, Lady Elizabeth, 346.
—Misses (daughters of Lord Lowther), 74.
Luff, Captain and Mrs., 11 and n., 12, 58, 160, 192, 253, 261, 262, 355, 356, 362, 369, 385, 414, 415, 502.
MacGregor, of Loch Ketterine, 163.
Mackereth, George (parish clerk of Grasmere), 58, 67.
—Miss, 161.
Mackintosh, Sir James, admires,
W. W.'s poems, 265 and n.
Madrid, 299, 305.
Malham Cove, 158.
Malin, Miss, 126, 138.
Malkin, Benjamin Heath, 368 and n.
—Frederick, 491.
Malta, 1, 6, 46, 47, 52; Coleridge
talks of, 87.
Manchester, 250, 414, 428, 431, 439, 443, 499.
Man, Isle of, 418, 508.
Mapletofts, the, 491.
Marius, 479.
Marsh, Peggy, 27 and n., her Letter to R. W., 28; 33, 47, 5657, 99, 106, 121.
Marshall, Mr. and Mrs., 158, 281.
—Jane (formerly Pollard), Letters to: 30, 163, 167, 198, 199, 234, 279, 375, 381, 387, 400; 233.
—Mary Anne (daughter of above), 281, 377;
James (son of above), 164;
Ellen (daughter of above), 164.
Mauritius, 526.
Mawman, 155.
Melmoth, William, 249 and n.
Melrose, 164.
Melville, Lord, 22, 40 and n.
Mercantile Gazette, 80 and n.
Messina, 47.
Methodists, the, 313.
Michael Angelo, 65, 72, 79, 100
and n., 208.
Middleburgh, 474.
Miller, John, Letter to: 383.
Milton, John, Paradise Lost, 133 and n., 187, 213, 249, 257, 266; ;
D. W. quotes Hail Holy Light, 424.
—Lord, 154 and n.
Mitre Court (home of the Lambs), 221 and n.
Moira, Lord, 123, 432.
Moniteur, The, 301, 304.
Monkhouse, John (cousin of M. W.), 39 and n., 69, 142, 259, 290, 390 and n., 439.
—Mrs. John, 59.
—Elizabeth (aunt of M. W.), 66 and n., 511.
—Mary (later Mrs. Tom Hutchinson), 60, 255 and n., 25961, 290, 302, 436, 439, 457, 465, 498, 510.
—Tom (cousin of M. W.), 457 and n.
Montagu, Basil, Letters to: 8, 62, 515; 15n., 61, 122, 126, 137, 151, 154, 443, 473;
his debt to W. W., 15 n., 16, 48, 331 n.;
illness and death of his second wife, 37, 40, 4950, 5152;
and Coleridge, 450, 488; 61 and n.; 73, 173, 174, 175, 212, 218, 246, 436, 473, 510;
third marriage, 270 and n.
—Mrs. (3rd wife of above), 443, 473.
See also Skepper, Mrs.
—Basil (son of above), 49, 61, 62 and n.
—Alfred, 473.
—Algernon, 402 and n., 410, 473, 486, 515.
—Matthew, 22 and n., 27.
Mont Denvers, 44.
pg 538Monthly Mirror, 238.
Monthly Review, 364.
More, Miss Hannah, 365.
—Sir Thomas, 388, 392.
Morgans, the, 457, 489, 502.
Moore, Sir John, 289 and n., 306, 318, 340, 341–2, 347.
Mulgrave, 79 and n.
—Earl of, 79 n.
Muncaster, 507.
—Lord (formerly Sir John Pennington), 229 and n., 507 and n.
Nab Scar, 338.
Naples, Coleridge at, 1, 9, 12, 47, 52.
Neapolitans, 480.
Nelson, Lord, W. W.'s opinion of, 7, 154.
Nether Stowey, 310.
New Grange, 157, 377, 382, 401.
Newmarket, 426, 433.
Newton, Robert, 159, 408, 430, 487, 498.
—Sir Isaac, statue of, 426 and n., 433.
Nicholson, Ann, 291.
Noble, Mr. G., 47.
North, Mrs., 202, 232 and n.; her
rudeness, 233; 235.
Norton family, 237 and n.
Norway, 300.
Nottingham, W. W. describes, 13940, 157.
Oakham, 421.
Octavius, 479.
Ogilby, John, 190 and n.
Oporto, 328.
Ormathwaite Hall, 381 and n.
Orrest Head, 229, 451.
Otley, 158.
Otway, Thomas, 265.
Ovid, W. W. quotes, 301 and n.
Oxford, 378.
Palafox y Melci, Duke of Saragossa, 309 and n.
Palmer, John (Professor of Arabic), 426.
Park, Mungo, 73, 97;
Travels in the Interior Parts of Africa, 133 and n.
Park House, Penrith, Tom Hutchinson farms at, 31, 33, 39, 48, 51, 52, 56, 58, 70, 72.
Pascal, Blaise, 108.
Pasley, Captain (later Sir) Charles, Letter to, 473: mentioned, 370 and n., 482;
his book on military strategy, 47482.
Patterdale, 20 and n., 56, 58, 261, 292, 369, 385, 403, 435, 512.
Paull, Mr. James, 145 and n.
Pembroke College, Cambridge, 433.
Peninsula, the, 460, 484.
Penny, Miss Jane, 429 and n., 449.
Penny Bridge, 394.
Penrith, 59, 66, 69, 72, 91, 102, 170, 171, 179, 180–1, 186, 193, 227, 260, 262, 274, 290, 292, 315, 317, 331 n., 337, 339, 345, 352, 401, 411, 436, 490, 523.
Perceval, Spencer, 452 n.
Percy's Reliques of Ancient Poetry, 237 n.
Pering, Revd. J., Letter to: 271.
—Miss, 272.
Peterhouse, Cambridge, 422.
Phillips, Mr. and Mrs. George, 31.
—Mr., 210 and n., 229, 233.
Pitt, William, death of and W. W.'s
opinion of, 7, 8.
Plutarch, 257.
Polybius, 484.
Ponsonby, Mr., 483.
Poole, Thomas, Letters to: 310, 351; 310 and n.
Pooley Bridge, 274 n., 400.
Pope, Alexander, 191.
Portland, Duke of, 289 and n., 452 n.
Portsmouth, Coleridge in quarantine at, 71, 73.
Portugal, 301, 302, 328, 331, 333, 340, 483, 484;
Ambassador of, 302, 304, 312.
Price, Sir Uvedale, 3 and n., 35, 505.
Preston, 431, 439.
Prussia, 480, 484.
Purfleet, 22 and n., 407, 411.
Quakers, the, 61, 160, 228;
see also under Thomas Clarkson;
Quantock Hill, 311.
Quincey, Misses De, 511.
—Thomas De, Letters to: 26, 143, 144, 257, 272, 291, 294, 298, pg 539303, 305, 314, 317, 320, 323, 329, 336, 340, 341, 347, 360, 363, 371, 427, 451, 452;
effect of W. W.'s
poems on him, 180;
conversation with an American, 292;
the 'note on Saragossa', 298, 314 and n., 31718;
trouble with a drunken compositor, 321;
paints pictures for Johnny W., 325;
his cottage, 337, 342, 348, 360, 364, 384;
delay to the pamphlet, 344, 349 and n., his punctuation, 344, 351;
good with children, 357, 365, 382;
on novels, 458;
the number of his books, 376;
mentioned, 21, 26 and n., 41 n., 172–3, 177, 202, 283, 291, 327–8, 332, 353, 369, 374, 379, 393, 456.
Racedown, 62 n.
Radcliffe, Mrs., 458–9.
Raincock, Catherine, 193.
Ravenglass, 132.
Rawleigh Redivivus, 191 and n.
Rawson, Mr. William, 152, 153, 157, 165, 168, 377, 387, 400, 406.
—Mrs. Elizabeth, 32 and n., 152 and n., 157, 165, 168, 377, 387, 400, 406.
Redesdale, Lord, 129 and n.
Register stores, 324.
Rembrandt, 208.
Reynier, Gen., 319.
Reynolds, Mr., 496, 517.
Rhine, Confederation of, 484.
Richardson, Samuel (novelist), 316.
Rideout, Mr., 218.
Robinson Crusoe, 249.
Robinson, Henry Crabb, Letter to: 442; 10, 186 and n., 331 n., 437, 439, 488;
review of Cintra pamphlet, 374 and n.
—Mr. John, 367, 394.
—Col. (of Watermillock), 401.
—Misses, 401.
Rogers, Samuel, Letters to: 267; 147 and n., 230, 267, 269.
Romagna, Marquess of, 267.
Romans, 479, 484.
Rome, 1 n., 480;
Coleridge at, 46, 52.
Roscoe, William, 306.
Roslin, Chapel of, 164.
Ross, Mrs., 452.
Rowlandson, George, 201.
—Mrs., 487 and n.
Rubens, 504, 506.
Russell, Thomas, 71 and n.
Russia, 475, 481, 484.
Rydal, 45, 195, 261, 291, 295, 338, 349.
—Fells, 450.
St. John's College, Cambridge, 421–2.
St. Paul's Cathedral, 44, 209.
Salamanca, 308.
Sandleford, 22.
Sandys, Mrs., 370.
Saragossa, De Quincey's footnote on, 298, 299 n., 300–1, 303, 305, 307, 314;
W.'s reasons for suppressing the note, 318; 330, 339.
Satterthwaite, Revd. Dr. James, 500 and n., 504.
Scambler, Mr. (apothecary at Ambleside), 215, 217, 228, 256, 303, 396, 400, 408, 436, 439, 441, 464.
Scarborough, 270.
Scarsdale, Lord, 432.
Schill, Ferdinand von, 354 and n.
Scipio, 480.
Scotland, 250, 264.
Scott, George, 73 and n.
—Walter, Letters to: 39, 51, 73, 95, 122, 139, 165, 190, 237, 263, 276;
The Flodden Field, 144;
proposed tour of the Borders with W. W., 1806: 38, 40;
Helvellyn, 96;
expected at Coleorton, 139;
Lay of the Last Minstrel, 41 and n., 54, 96, 203, 264;
his edition of Dryden, 190;
Ballads and Lyrical Pieces, 122, 140 and n.;
Marmion, 139 and n., 166, 190, 237, 264, 458;
The Lady of the Lake, 458.
Seathwaite, 509.
Seat Sandal, 252.
Selden, John, Table Talk, quoted by W. W., 174 and n.
Selkirk, Lord, 349.
Shadwell, Tom, 166, 190.
Shakspeare, William, 195, 242.
Sharp, Richard, Letters to: 210, 229, 482; 39 and n., 54, 8283, 217, 218, 233, 253n., 265, 268, 302, 502, 514.
pg 540Sheffield, 250.
Shenstone, William, 419 n.
Shirman, Mr., 424.
Shropshire, 498.
Sicily, 1 n., 9, 12, 52, 478.
Sidmouth, Lord, 332.
Sidney, Sir Philip, 341.
Simpson, Mr. John, 363, 367, 491.
Skepper, Mrs. (afterwards 3rd wife of Basil Montagu), 63 and n., 212 and n.
Skiddaw, covered with snow, 181, 381.
Slave ship, 231–2.
Smith, Mr., 435.
—Miss (translator of Memoirs of Klopstock), 316 and n.
—Patty, 87 and n., 485.
—William, M.P., 124, 445 and n.
—Mrs., 124, 445.
Sockbridge, 274, 317, 366, 371, 385, 403, 409, 410, 413, 415, 436, 448, 462, 492, 512.
Sotheby, Admiral, 297.
—William, 5 and n.
Soulby Fell, 59.
Southeys, the, 38, 42, 62 n., 125, 137, 172, 430, 502.
Southey, Robert, Letter to: 162; 15, 18, 43, 155;
Sara Coleridge's admiration of, 102; 174, 188, 215;
his Thalaba, 191 and n., 197 and n.; 275, 276, 444, 457;
and White Doe MS., 199; 311–12 n., 315, 320; 355, 364, 441 n., 470, 514, 515;
and The Curse of Kehama, 458
.
—Edith, 70.
—Katharine, 430.
Spain, 303, 306, 307–9, 315, 318–19, 321, 342, 371, 405, 443, 445, 480, 484, 486;
Ambassador of, 302, 304, 312.
Spectator, 93, 112, 138 and n., 292.
Spenser, Lord, 253 n.
—Edmund, Faerie Queene, W. W. quotes, 301 and n., 521.
Spurnhead, 270.
Stamford, 421, 426, 432.
Stockton-on-Tees, 170, 434, 436, 463, 465.
Stoddart, Sir John (King's advocate of Malta), 9, 11, 12 and n., 46 and n., 51, 52, 241–3 and n.
—Sarah (wife of William Hazlitt), 221 n., 242, 243.
Stuart, Charles, 451.
—Daniel, Letters to: 288, 295, 321, 327, 344, 349, 353, 358; 188, 221, 295, 302, 305, 329, 331, 332, 340, 351, 357, 488.
—Miss (sister of above), 358.
Surrey, 250.
Sweden, 300, 475;
King of, 460.
Switzerland, 478.
Sylla, 479.
Symmonds, Dr., 175;
Life of Milton, 213.
Sympson, Mr. (grocer at Kendal), 167.
—Revd. Joseph, of Wythburn, 4 n., 158 and n.
Syracuse, 47.
Talavera, 370.
Tatler, The, 292.
Taylor, Mr. (agent to Sir George Beaumont), 424, 427, 507;
his mis-conduct, 516
—William, of Norwich, 499 and n.
Temple, Laura Sophia, 81 and n.
Thiebault, Anecdotes of Frederick II, 133 and n.
Thomson, James, Ode on Solitude, 113;
The Castle of Indolence, 507 and n.
Threlkeld, Elizabeth (niece of Mrs. Rawson), 152, 157.
Thucydides, 257.
Tilberthwaite, 447, 500.
Tilbrooke, the Revd. Samuel, 368 and n., 426, 433.
Times, The, 320.
Titian, 516.
Tomlin, Mr., 495.
Tone, Miss, 424.
Town End, 256, 293, 295, 493, 494.
Trevallian, Mrs., 450.
Trieste, 1, 4, 8, 47, 52.
Trinity College, Cambridge, 422.
Tuffin, Mr., 46 and n., 82 and n., 209.
Turner, Sharon, 238 and n.
—Tamar (sister of 'Fanny'), 509.
Tuscans, the, 480.
Tutbury, 419.
pg 541Twining, Mr. (tea merchant), 336, 367, 385, 403.
, 56, 268, 395.
Ulpha Kirk, 509.
Ulverston, 394.
Unerigg Hall, 312 n.
Varro, C. Terentius, 481.
Vaughan, Sir Charles Richard (traveller and diplomat), 303 and n.
Venice, 47, 480.
Vimiera, 301.
Virgil, quoted by W. W., 173 and n., 278 and n., 302 and n.
Wade, Josiah, 80 and n.
Wagram, 364, 481.
Wakefield, Gilbert, 327 and n., 332.
Wales, 302, 327, 330, 366, 370, 371, 90, 395, 412, 414, 417, 418, 439, 455, 505.
Walkers, the, 452.
Walton, Isaac, The Compleat Angler, 186.
Wantley, Dragon of, 126 and n.
Ward, Mr. (of Hall Farm, Coleorton), 100, 106, 111, 128.
—Thomas (partner of Thomas Poole), 311 and n.
—Mr. (bookseller), 380.
Warrington, 511.
Wasdale, 164, 169, 170.
Watermillock, 400, 436, 502.
Watson, Richard, see Llandaff, Bishop
of.
Wedgwood, Josiah, Letter to: 393; 392, 394.
—Thomas, 50 and n.
Weir, Miss Anna, 170 and n., 233 and n., 339, 351, 360, 364, 456, 497, 501.
Wellesley, Sir Arthur (afterwards Duke of Wellington), 269, 289, 302 and n., 327, 329, 332, 340, 345 and n., 460, 494.
Westhay, 427.
Westmorland, 250.
Weynes, the (friends of the Clarksons), 138.
Whig party, 483.
Whitaker, Dr. T. D., 167 and n., 198 and n.,
his History of Craven and Whalley, 270 and n., 281, 313, 377.
Whitby, 79.
White, Gilbert, Natural History and Antiquities of Selborne, 270, 313.
Whitehaven, 164, 169, 170.
Wilberforce, William, 60, 154 and n.
Wilcock, Mr., 274, 430, 449.
Wilkie, David (Scottish painter), 79 and n., 182 and n.,
his The Blind Fiddler, 95 and n.
Wilkinson, Revd. Joseph, Select Views in Cumberland etc., 372 and n., 404, 449, 526.
—Mrs., 526 and n.
—Thomas, of Yanwath, Letters to: 20, 104, 258, 362; 20 and n., 61, 67 n., 68, 74, 77, 141;
a poem by, 62;
his Tours of the British Mountains, 104 and n., 356; 512.
Wilson, Elizabeth (sister of John W.), 260, 371, 430.
—John ('Christopher North'), 206 and n., 260 and n., 261, 262;
his picnics, 263 and n., 374, 378;
author of 'Mathetes', 378; 390, 429, 447, 449, 456.
—Mrs., 323 and n., 371, 429.
—Mrs., of Keswick, 137 ('Wilsy'), and n.
—Ned, 330, 361.
Windermere, 323, 360, 378, 382, 450, 501.
Windsor, 434.
Wisbech, 450.
Wolsey, Cardinal, 388, 392.
Wordsworth, Catharine (daughter of W. W. and M. W.), 262, 283, 303, 315;
puny, 317; 331, 348, 357, 365, 370, 373, 377, 389;
fond of De Quincey, 428–9;
has whoopingcough, 439, 440–1, 444, 449, 454, 457, 464; 487;
her lameness, 490, 496, 509, 525.
—Charles (2nd son of Christopher and Priscilla W.), 9, 19 n., 227 and n.
—Dr. Christopher (brother of W. W.), Letter to: 42; 6 and n., 19 and n., 31, 144, 185, 418, 500 pg 542and n., 526;
his Ecclesiastical Biography, 388 and n., 392;
against the Bible Society, 473 and n.
—Christopher (nephew of W.W.), 9 n.
—Dorothy (sister of W. W.), Writings: her Recollections of a Tour in Scotland, 2, 3, 10, 36, 45–46, 46 n., 82 and n., 111, 163 n., 189 and n.;
her Grasmere Journals, 331;
her Narrative on the Greens, 219, 236, 433–4;
her poems, 24–25.
Visits and Journeys: Travelling with M. W. and the children, 87;
journey to Coleorton, 91;
at Coleorton 98, 102–3, 106, 127;
to Leeds, Bolton Abbey, and Malham, 157–8;
goes sailing, 261;
to Huntingdon, 421;
to Cambridge, 422, 426;
to Coleorton (1810), 416, 419, 423–5;
to a blind man, 424;
to King's College Chapel, 433;
loses her way, 448.
Daily life: misuse of pens, 45, 62, 447;
accounts, 91;
walk to Grace Dieu, 108–9;
in the grove, Coleorton, 110;
her birthday,122;
house-hunting problems, 125, 137;
household problems, 280, 281–2, 376, 380, 387, 455, 487, 493, 524;
on W. W.'s writings, 135, 168, 184, 196;
on the 'great snow', 181–2, 187;
on over-indulgence of children, 189;
on lying-in charities, 232;
asks R. W. for an oilcloth, 273–4, 409 and n.;
other requests, 411, 415, 417;
shortage of money, 41, 207, 317, 234, 325, 385;
plans for M. W.'s confinement, 397;
growing fat, 435;
quilting, 487;
playing cards with the children, 525;
reports the children's talk to De Quincey and others, 293–4, 361, 365, 444, 448;
helps at Sunday School, 492;
churchgoing, 136, 487, 492, 525;
sleeping arrangements, 156;
encourages W. W. to publish, 207.
Opinions on Books, etc.: John Gilpin, 70;
Fox's Book of Martyrs, 100–101;
Gray's Life and Letters, 101;
Cowper, 129;
borrows books, 129, 133, 168, 186;
consolations from poetry, 133;
advice on Mr. Clarkson's book, 161;
on the winter garden at Coleorton, 99, 121, 128, 134–5, 425;
on walks, 134;
on French and the French, 108, 109;
problems arising from Cintra pamphlet, 314–15;
tree-lopping in De Quincey's garden, 337–8.
at his return, 71;
shock at meet-
On Coleridge: anxiety for, 1, 2, 9, 10, 12, 16, 46–7;
excitement at his return, 71;
shock at meeting, 86–87;
quotes from his letter on separating from his wife, 102;
expectation of his arrival at Coleorton, 109–10;
'more like his own old self, 121;
at Allan Bank, 280, 282;
despairs of him, 398–9, 494–5.
—Dorothy (daughter, called Dora), 4, 6, 11, 17, 18, 21, 23, 24;
a delicate child, 30;
affection for W. W., 34;
appearance, 39, 42, 45, 51, 55– 56, 58–59, 66, 100, 103, 106, 126, 159, 161, 168, 171, 186, 193;
way-wardness, 226; 256, 262, 283, 315, 317;
at school, 339; 348, 357, 360, 365;
wild, 370, 377, 389;
'bullets of carrot', 400;
goes away to school, 408; 410, 412, 429, 441, 444, 448, 449, 464;
to Grasmere school, 497, 499;
home lessons, 525.
—Jane (daughter of Richard W. of Whitehaven), 323.
—John (brother of W. W.), 126, 136.
—John (son of W. W. and M. W.), 11, 18, 23, 24, 31, 33, 39, 42, 43, 45, 48, 51, 56, 59, 66;
goes to school, 99; 106, 125–6, 159–60, 161, 169, 171, 193, 212, 215, 217;
illness, 224–6; 237, 256, 262, 283, 293, 314, 315;
opinions on Christabel, 320, 323; 324, 331;
learns Chevy Chase, 342, 348; 361, 365, 367, 370, 371, 377; 389;
making bullets of carrot, 400; 410, 412, 429, 440, 444;
his 'duncery', 449;
scalded, 459; 464;
in Tom Clarkson's clothes, 491; 495.
—John (nephew of W. W.), 19 n.
—Captain John (cousin of W. W.), 92 and n., 410.
—Mary, 2, 3, 10, 17, 18, 21, 24, 29,pg 543 38, 42, 43, 46, 50, 52, 54, 55, 60, 135, 138, 152, 218, 331, 334, 411, 417, 418, 427, 431, 434, 440, 448, 449, 456, 460, 467, 493, 496, 499, 509, 512.
Travels with Thomas: 157;
visits Stockton, 170, 179;
she and William return, 184–5, 187–8, 200;
'in the family way', 211;
on charity committee, 229, 233;
sprains her arm, 252;
cold, 304;
5th pregnancy, 389, 395, 399, 400–1, 402;
birth of William, jnr., 406, 407, 408;
her money, 323 and n.;
inheritance from her uncle, 461, 463–4;
transcribing for William, 390 and n.
—Priscilla (née Lloyd, wife of C. W.), 6 and n., 19 and n., 34, 42 and n., 490;
Christopher and Priscilla, 49, 153, 169, 171, 410, 411, 413, 414,427, 434, 437, 490.
—Richard (brother of W. W.), Letters to: 4, 5, 27, 33, 47, 91, 132, 140, 141, 142, 151, 153, 166, 176, 273, 290, 316, 323, 362, 366, 385, 386, 392, 394, 402, 403, 409, 410, 413, 414, 415, 417, 435, 461, 491, 512;
mentioned, 169, 171, 371, 510.
—Richard (cousin of W. W.), 323 and n.
—Thomas (son of W. W. and M. W.), 42 n., 43, 60, 66, 100;
bad nights, 103; 121, 126;
teething, 152; 160, 171, 179, 193;
appearance, 226–7; 256;
first trousers, 261; 262, 283, 303, 304;
called Totty, 315; 331, 339, 357, 365, 370, 373, 377, 389, 410, 412, 429, 441, 444, 460, 464, 491, 493, 495,499, 525.
—William, Letters to (from M. W. and D. W.): 20, 200, 207, 427.
Visits, tours, and expeditions: to London (1806), 12, 13, 15, 18, 19, 21, 26; (1808), 196 and n., 198, 208, 213;
to Park House, 53;
projected tour of the Borders with Scott, 40–41, 52, 73;
at Dunmow, 202, 203, 208;
at Eusemere, 161, 170;
at Hackett, 441, 447;
at Keswick, 159;
at Penrith, 169, 171, 282;
to Penrith through snow, 181;
at Sockbridge, 317;
at Elleray, 371, 448–9;
to Wasdale, Whitehaven, etc., 164, 169;
to Stockton, 180–1;
at Hindwell, 422;
to Coleorton, 398, 404;
goes camping and fishing, 360, 436;
bathing, 499.
Health: 103, 180, 196, 500;
headaches, 292;
deafness in one ear, 408;
eye trouble, 461 and n., 470, 500.
His relations with Coleridge: anxiety for while abroad, 8, 46;
meets him at Kendal, 86–87;
invites him to Coleorton, 90;
hears him lecture, 208;
letter rebuking him, 240;
advises him on health, 332;
advice to Montagu on, 488.
Personal life and interests: his daily life—'not idle', 2;
at church, 94;
work suffers from the crowded house, 184;
love for Dora, 51;
describes his children, 89;
friends and neighbours: 'harlequins', 64–65, 77;
the collection for the Greens, 239–40;
birthdays, 94–95;
on death of his brother John W., 63;
gets book for Tom Clarkson, 62;
'slow to love and to cease loving', 245.
on Sir G. Beaumont's pictures, 195;
on pictures, 208.
On gardens: 3, 8;
on the celandine, 23;
winter garden at Coleorton, 93, 112–20, 128, 130–1, 521;
trees, 93–94;
the scenery: cotton mill changing the character of a glen, 76;
wants drawings of Brompton Church, 90;
sunset, 93;
on the imagery of the city, 209;
melancholy thoughts connected with the
ocean, 212;
his guide book, 272 n.
On his own and other poetry: comments on a song by Scott, 73;
refuses to allow publication of his imitations of Juvenal, 89;
consults Scott about The Blind Highland Boy, 123;
the moral sentiment of a poem, 148;
explains a poem in detail, 148–9;
argument over Shakspeare's sonnets, 242;
reads the White Doe and Christabel to John Wilson, 326;
comments on a poem sent him, 384;
reads Paradise Lost pg 544and the Morning Hymn aloud, 447;
on epitaphs, 516–17;
feelings about his poems, 471;
his plans for a collected edition of his poems, 334–6;
on the publication of his poems, 81 and n., 104;
cor-recting printers' errors, 174–5;
his works admired by a grocer, 210;
reception of his poems, 96, 145–51, 155;
reactions to criticism, 162, 173–4, 194–5, 236, 383–4;
lines about critics, 223;
opinion of the 'Public', 194–5;
compares with French view of Shakespeare, 195;
reaction to Lamb's criticism of the White Doe, 222.
On books: reads Mr. Clarkson's book, 62;
on personal satire, 89 and n.;
likes poetry in pocket size, 96;
difficulty of obtaining books, 175;
books he would like to have, 257;
on copyright of authors, 266 and n.;
man of letters should be frugal, 76.
On education: fashions in words, 49;
the reading habits of the poor, 247–8;
libraries for manufacturing workers, 248–9;
plan for national education, 250–1;
character of a child and the education needed, 284–8;
the state of literature in the country, 296.
On religious and political affairs: the Bible Society, 473 and n.,
opinion of Lord Nelson, 7;
of Pitt, 7;
politicians, 11;
social and political life 145–6, 154;
current affairs, 267, 269, 278, 325, 452, 472–3;
the Catholic question, 278, 472;
his pamphlet on Cintra, 292, 294, 295–6, 297, 298, 303, 304;
the Prussian despotism, 296;
reform of Parliament and education, 296;
reform, 345 and n., 359;
need for defence of England, 321;
freedom of speech and arbitrary governments, 322;
Sir John Moore's letters, 306–9;
comparison between England and France, 475 f.
Mentioned: 440, 448, 449, 455, 466, 493, 498.
Works:
Poetry:
Lyrical Ballads, MSS. of, 81 and n., 326 n., 334 and n., 527 n.
Affliction of M——of——, The, 336.
Ah! where is Palafox? Nor tongue nor pen, 309 and n.
Alice Fell, 334.
Anecdote for Fathers, 334.
Animal Tranquillity and Decay, 336.
Anticipation, 81 n.
Beggars, 335.
Blind Highland Boy, The, 123 and n., 139 and n., 336.
Brave Schill! by death delivered, take thy flight, 354 n.
Brothers, The, 335.
Butterfly, 334.
Celandine, To the (three poems), 335.
Character of the Happy Warrior, 6, 7, 154 and n., 336.
Childless Father, The, 336.
Children gathering flowers, 334.
Cuckoo Poems, 335.
Dear child of , 335.
Dog, Incident characteristic of a favourite; Tribute to the Memory of the same Dog, 335.
Elegiac Stanzas suggested by a picture of Peel Castle in a Storm, 63 and n.
Ellen Irwin, 335.
Emigrant Mother, The, 336.
Epistle to Sir George Howland Beaumont, Bart., 508 n.
Excursion, The (called the Recluse), 58, 61, 64 and n., 79, 146 n.,158 n.;
Mary transcribing, 390 and n., 392, 465 n., 490, 502 and n., 527.
Fidelity, 13, 17, 96 and n., 335.
For a seat in the groves of Coleorton, 519 and n.
Force of Prayer, The, 168.
Foresight, 334.
Goody Blake and Harry Gill, 335.
pg 545Green Linnet, The, 335.
Hartleap Well, 335.
Highland Girl, The, 335.
Horn of Egremont Castle, The, 108 n.
How sweet it is, when mother Fancy rocks, 120 and n.
Idiot Boy, The, 336.
Idle Shepherd Boys, The, 334.
I heard a thousand blended , 335.
Inscription for St. Herbert's Island, 520.
I wandered, lonely as a Cloud, 149, 174, 194, 335.
King of Sweden, The, 81 n.
Kitten and the Falling Leaves, The, 335.
Last of Flock, The, 335.
Louisa, 335.
Lucy poems, The, 335.
Lucy Gray, 334.
Mad Mother, The, 336.
Matron of Jedborough, The, 336, 466 and n.
Matthew poems, 336.
Michael, 336.
No Mortal Object, 79.
Nutting, 335.
Oak and the Broom, The, 335.
Ode, 334.
Ode to Duty, 336.
Oft is the medal faithful to its trust, 514.
Old Cumberland Beggar, The, 336.
On Grasmere, 335.
On the Extinction of the Venetian Republic, 81 n.
Pedlar, The, 64 n.
Personal talk, 336.
Peter Bell, 188;
Sir G. Beaumont's picture, 194 and 197;
publication, 325, 326.
Pet Lamb, 334.
Poems dedicated to National Independence and Liberty, 388 and n., 460 and n., 472 and n.
Poet's epitaph, A, 336.
Political Sonnets, 335, 460 and n.
Poor Susan, 335.
Power of Music, The, 95 and n.
Praised be the art, 507 and n.
Prayers I make will then be sweet indeed, , 65.
Prelude, The (poem on my own life), 64, 426 and n.
Resolution and Independence, 162, 335.
River Duddon, The, 169 and n., 272 n.
Rural Architecture, 334.
Ruth, quoted by Coleridge, 283 and n., 335, 370 and n.
Sailor's Mother, The, 336.
Seven Sisters, The, 97 and n., 122 and n.
She was a Phantom, 335.
Sonnet to the Winter Garden, 517.
Solitary Reaper, The, 11, 104 n.
Sonnet to the Winter Garden, 517.
Sparrow's Nest, The, 162, 334.
Star-Gazers, 100.
There is a change, 108 n., 335.
There was a boy, 334.
There was a time, 334.
Thoughts of a Briton on the Subjugation of Switzerland, 265 and n.
Thorn, The, Sir G. Beaumont's pic-ture, 78; 335.
Though narrow be that old man's cares, and near, 336.
Tintern Abbey, Lines written a few miles above, 336.
'Tis said that some have died for love, 335.
To H. C, Six Years Old, 334 and n.
To sleep, 81 n.
To the Daisy, 194, 335.
To the Sons of Burns, 336.
To the Spade of a Friend, 105 and n., 108 n., 162.
Two Thieves, The, 336.
Waggoner, The, 21 and n., 24, 325 and n.
Waterfall and the Eglantine, The, 335.
We Are Seven, 46 n., 334.
Whirlblast from behind the hill, A, 335.
White Doe of Rylstone, The, 158 and n., 167 and n., 179 and n., 180 n., 187 and n., 191, 192;
Sir G. Beaumont's picture for, 196 and n., 197 pg 546and n. 392 and n.;
MS. and publication, 198–9; 207, 212;
MS. read to the Lambs, 221–2, 225 and n., 228, 253, 326, 379;
W. W. on why it could not be popular, 2212; 234, 236;
introductory lines, 223;
Coleridge's comments on, 230–1;
Jane Marshall's criticism, 236;
W. W. correcting and adding, 325.
Who fancied what a pretty sight, 149 and n.
Who weeps for strangers? 219 and n., 225.
With ships the sea was sprinkled far and nigh, 147–8.
Yarrow Unvisited, 264 and n.
Ye Lime-tree, 513, 517.
Prose:
A Description of the Scenery of the Lakes in the North of England, afterwards known as Guide to the Lakes, 169 and n., 372 and n., 404.
Essay Upon Epitaphs, 388 and n., 391.
Letter to Mathetes, 379, 381 and n., 388 and n.
—William (Willy, son of W. W. and M. W.), born, 406 and n., 410, 411; 440, 454, 457, 460, 464, 487, 495, 500–1, 509, 511, 525.
Workington Hall, 311, 315, 319, 320.
Wotton, Sir Henry, 187.
Wrangham, The Ven. Francis, Letters to: 88, 154, 173, 211, 246, 269, 277, 311, 472; 88 n.;
his poems and pamphlets, 89 and n.;
his sermon, 155 and n., 212 and n.
Yanwath, 74, 258, 356.
Yarm, 270.
Yewdale, 509 and n., 510.
York, Duke of, 296, 297, 298, 320, 359.
Yorkshire, W. W. on, 175.
Youdell, Sarah (maid), 441, 451, 452, 500, 510.
—John or Jonathan (her father), 448.
—Betty (her mother), 441, 500.
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