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Oak Farm 7/10/40, 19/3/41, 23/8/41, 26/8/41 ff, 16/2/43 ff, 22/8/46 ff, 15/2/47 ff, 23/3/47, 8/8/48 n, 24/8/48 ff, 6/11/48, 31/3/49, 11/2/50, 21/8/51 ff, 12/6/52, 20/8/52, 7/9/55, 22/1/56 n, 17/3/56, 25/9/60, 21/1/62, 6/8/63, 26/11/87
1845 Agreement on 6/12/44 ff
accounts of 31/12/40
affairs looking well 22/1/41
bankruptcy of 27/8/47, 28/8/47 ff, 16/11/47, 20/11/47, 22/11/47, 23/11/47 ff
just retribution of 16/11/47
true dishonour of 23/11/47
Boydell's book on profitable management! 13/2/50
declining viability of 2/6/42
distracts G from parliamentary work 21/2/48
G dissuades Lyttelton from selling 26/8/40
G distrusts Boydell 29/10/46
Goulburn consulted on 1/9/41
G's solution for 6/1/48 ff, 10/1/48 ff
immense liabilities 2/12/44
lessons for G from 2/12/44
mem. of agreement on 10/4/47
no more aid without inquiry 28/11/46
plan for chapel at 21/9/40, 26/12/40, 30/4/41
plan for release from 2/12/44
reduces money for charity 4/11/42
sale of by G 5/4/49, 30/4/49, 5/5/49
seems a good concern 22/8/40
Sir J. Gladstone and 28/9/40, 31/12/40, 19/5/42, 21/5/42, 6/2/44 ff, 22/10/44 ff, 22/10/49
Oakley (Kerrison) 26/1/37, 26/12/37
Oaths Bill 29/4/81 c, 2/5/81 ff, 2/7/81
Oatlands (Egerton) 26/5/36
obligations and duties to parents 15/4/40
Observer, The 23/5/86
obstruction See Commons (House of)
Occasional Sermons Bill 14/5/73
O'Connell, Daniel (1775–1845), Irish M.P.; prosecuted for treason 1843; the 'Liberator' 5/2/33, 18/2/33, 5/3/33, 2/7/34, 10/7/34, 19/7/34, 21/7/34, 3/11/35, 22/4/36 n, 15/1/39, 26/2/39, 20/6/40, 4/6/41, 14/7/43, 22/11/77, 26/10/80, 18/11/80, 5/10/81, 7/10/81 n, 17/12/81, 3/7/82, 12/11/86, 28/12/86, 29/11/90, 12/1/93
a man regardless of laws human & divine 4/6/41
deep impression on G of dictum on religion by 6/2/83
defended by Rio 4/6/41
G's recollections of published in O'Rourke's Life 17/11/77 n
G's review of his Correspondence 26/11/88 ff
G visits tomb of 3/11/77
memorial to 21/1/89 n
trial of 22/10/80
Octagon See Hawarden Castle
Odd Fellows Friendly Society 22/7/37
office
as affecting G's duty 30/9/41
offer from Derby of colonial office/board of control to G
rejected after discussion with Aberdeen 22/5/58, 23/5/58, 26/5/58
tenure raises G's spirits 23/12/45
offices (political) held by G
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1852 23/12/52, 28/12/52
resignation from 22/2/55, 23/2/55, 28/2/55
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1859–66 13/6/59 ff
resignation from 19/6/66 ff, 5/7/66, 6/7/66
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1873–4 9/8/73 ff
Chancellor of the Exchequer 1880–2 23/4/80 ff, 1/12/82
Commissioner Extraordinary to the Ionian Islands 5/11/58 ff
First Lord of the Treasury 1868–74 3/12/68 ff
resignation from 13/3/73, 17/2/74
resignation from unsuccessful 16/3/73
First Lord of the Treasury 1880–5 23/4/80 ff
First Lord of the Treasury 1886 29/1/86, 1/2/86
First Lord of the Treasury 1892–4 15/8/92 ff
length of time in office 1/1/83
Lord High Commissioner to the Ionian Islands 25/1/59
resignation from 1/2/59 n
Lord Privy Seal 1892–4 15/8/92 ff, 5/3/94
Master of the Mint 1841 6/9/41 ff, 29/9/41 ff
pg 772President, Board of Trade 1843–5 13/5/43, 15/5/43
Secretary of State for War and the Colonies 1845–6 22/12/45 ff
Treasury Board 1834 20/12/34
Under-Secretary for the Colonies 1835 26/1/35 ff
Vice-President, Board of Trade 1841–3 31/8/41 ff
Old Bailey
J. R. Herbert v. E. W. Pugin
G gives evidence for Herbert 14/7/74
trial of E. Roberts (servant) 3/5/43, 11/5/43, 12/5/43
trial of Wilson, blackmailer
G attends but remains mute 14/6/53, 15/6/53
trial of W. Law(servant) 2/2/43
trial of W. Palmer, the Rugeley poisoner
G attends 26/5/56
Old Catholics and their Congress 6/9/72, 31/10/72, 10/11/72 n, 14/2/73, 20/9/74 n, 31/5/75, 29/8/75, 30/10/75 n, 6/8/76
G's memorandum on them and their relations with Rome, printed 30/9/74
Olympian religion
abbreviated 'O. R.' in journal 12/2/91 ff
G's articles on 10/10/91 ff, 5/11/91 ff
G's work on 24/2/71, 8/1/80 ff, 4/9/86, 10/1/87 ff, 12/2/91 ff, 21/3/91 ff, 11/8/91 ff, 8/9/91 ff, 13/4/92 ff, 4/6/92 ff, 27/12/92 ff, 29/12/96
now to be done or never 4/11/86
Opdebeck, Susan Harriet Catherine, Lady (1814–1889), née Douglas-Hamilton, formerly Lady Lincoln, divorced by Lincoln 1850; married her lover; friend of the Gladstones & of Mrs. Thistlethwayte 23/2/33, 20/1/37, 5/6/37, 21/12/39, 26/5/43, 12/7/43, 30/12/46, 19/5/47, 7/3/52, 16/4/54, 5/10/64, 2/11/64, 31/12/80 n, 3/1/81, 8/3/81, 21/7/81, 11/11/81
death of 30/11/89 n
divorce of 26/2/50, 1/4/50, 7/5/50, 28/5/50
alimony of, dispute over 29/5/50
effect of opium on 6/8/48
flees abroad with lover 2/8/48
adultery and pregnancy of 20/6/49
Manning & G proposed as searchers 7/7/49
G's mission to find 7/7/49 ff, 13/7/49 ff
found at Como 31/7/49 ff
once the dream of dreams 5/8/49
See also Opdebeck
opera
avoided so as not to see ballet 14/11/38
operas seen
Anna Bolena (Donizetti) 23/3/32
Barbiere di Seviglia, II (Rossini) 3/6/61
in Corfu 12/2/59
in Rome 25/10/66
Bianca (Balfe) 28/1/61
Box and Cox (Sullivan) 5/8/69
Colomba (A. C. Mackenzie) 12/4/83
Der Freischütz (Weber) 24/4/66
Don Giovanni(Mozart) 3/12/27, 29/10/45
Faust (Gounod) 4/7/63, 9/6/87
Fra Diavolo (Auber) 15/6/58
Il Protettore dell'Orfana(Galuppi) 19/5/32
Il Trovatore (Verdi) 30/10/66
I Masnadieri (Verdi) 30/7/49
Iolanthe (Gilbert and Sullivan) 4/12/82
I Puritani (Donizetti) 30/6/87
La Figlia del Reggimento (Donizetti) 21/4/57
La Gazza Ladra (Rossini) 16/6/60
La Schiava in Bagdad (Pacini, in Naples) 10/12/50
Les Huguenots (Meyerbeer) 17/6/58, 24/6/70
Linda di Chamounix (Donizetti, in Genoa) 5/11/50
L'Italiana in Algieri (Rossini) 30/11/37
Lohengrin (Wagner) 8/5/75, 23/6/88
Lucia di Lammermoor (Donizetti) 18/7/49, 21/10/50, 14/5/57
Lucrezia Borgia (Donizetti) 10/5/53
Nozze di Figaro, Le (Mozart) 27/1/38
Patience (Gilbert and Sullivan) 14/9/82
Romeo and Juliet (Gounod) 15/7/89, 12/6/90
The Flying Dutchman (Wagner) 10/3/82
The Mikado (Gilbert and Sullivan) 29/7/85
The Scorcerer(Gilbert and Sullivan) 21/2/78
Un Ballo in Maschera (Verdi) 30/7/61
opium 19/3/40, 2/5/40, 12/5/40, 14/5/40, 4/7/40, 6/7/40, 17/8/41, 24/8/41 ff, 26/8/41 ff, 16/9/41, 13/5/43, 15/11/43, 10/4/81, 21/4/81
corrupting influence of 6/8/48
G persuaded not to move motion on 13/5/40, 14/5/40
G's speech on 27/7/40
meeting on 24/4/40
Peel's speech only partly acceptable 4/4/43
opposition
G unable to lead liberal party for ordinary purposes of 14/1/75
no private secretary in 3/3/74, 5/3/74
optimism, G's 7/5/82 n
pg 773 Orange Free State See South Africa
Orange movement 22/2/36
Murphy: refer to magistrates 29/5/69
See also Ireland
Orchard Neville (Lady Grenville) 17/8/66, 27/1/77
Order of Merit See patronage (honours)
ordnance survey 23/12/53, 24/12/53
Oriel College, Oxford 31/10/28 ff, 29/1/34, 5/7/48, 22/1/52, 27/1/53, 3/2/90
G staying at 22/10/52 ff, 16/6/55 ff
Oriental Bank Corporation Bill 14/5/73 c
Oriental Congress
G's paper for 22/8/92 ff, 7/9/92 n
Orleans 25/10/50
Orleans House (Aumale) 10/5/58, 12/5/58, 31/5/59, 16/7/64, 28/7/66, 20/6/68
Orme's Head See Penmaenmawr
Orthodox churches
Bulgarian schism 13/11/71 n, 27/11/71, 18/8/72, 4/9/72
G attends Russian church in Athens 19/12/58
Greek church proselytising in Wolverhampton
mischievous character of 2/1/72
Greek Sullogoi of Constantinople 18/6/78, 19/6/78 n
G's comments on to Victoria 19/3/62
G's observations on in Ionia 2/12/58 ff
Old Catholics and 30/9/74, 21/9/79
Oscott, St. Mary's College
visit to 18/8/40
O'Shea, Katharine See Parnell (Katharine)
O'Shea, William Henry, Capt. (1840–1905), home rule M.P. and husband of Katharine O'Shea 15/5/81, 17/5/81, 15/4/82 ff, 25/4/82, 29/4/82 ff, 9/5/82, 18/1/85 n
divorce case of 17/11/90 n, 21/11/90 ff
G's memoranda on, printed 21/11/90 ff
files petition of divorce 24/12/89 n
G's interview with, memorandum of 5/5/82
land bill 1881 and
Exchequer grant compromise of 13/6/81 c, 14/6/81, 11/4/82
letters from G to, printed 18/9/80, 14/6/81, 11/4/82, 15/4/82, 18/4/82, 6/5/82, 7/5/82
seat for in 1885 election 24/10/85, 18/11/85
wife's attempt to get him under-secretaryship 29/8/82, 1/9/82, 1/11/82, 8/11/82
G's circular to cabinet urging
government's debt to him 3/11/82
See also Ireland, Parnell
Ossian, authenticity of 16/10/26, 21/10/26
Oteley Park (C. K. Mainwaring) 16/9/56
otter hunting 22/9/37
Ottoman Empire See Turkey
Outram, Zadok See servants
Overend ' Gurney's bank 18/4/60 n, 19/4/60 n, 21/11/62
1866 panic and 11/5/66
government refuses funds to aid prosecution of 19/6/69 c
Owen's College, Manchester See Manchester
Oxford 15/9/25, 19/1/26, 5/12/26, 4/8/28, 16/1/29, 8/1/30, 23/4/30, 14/1/31, 15/4/31, 25/6/31, 21/1/32, 23/1/33, 17/1/34, 8/2/34, 19/5/34, 12/4/41 ff, 12/2/45, 25/10/47, 26/1/49, 20/1/52, 18/11/61, 16/6/63, 31/12/67, 30/1/78
Angel inn, G living at 4/8/28 ff
baptist service at 24/10/30
Dissenting chapel visited 6/3/31
G's family visits 14/5/29 ff, 9/7/31
Headington, development of 4/7/85
King's Arms 14/1/30, 9/7/31
Littlemore church 14/4/41
methodist service at 13/6/30
Oxford Liberal Association
G declines to attend meeting of 26/1/90 n
Parker's bookshop 21/10/29
Port Meadow
G ' Phillimore walking on 6/8/31
Saint Peter's church 5/6/31, 14/8/31, 11/9/31, 12/4/41
St. Barnabas's church
internment of Combe in, G fails to secure 2/11/72
Summertown 31/5/57
Water Eaton 30/1/34
See also Cuddesdon, Saint Ebbe's, Saint Mary's
Oxford, University of 16/9/27, 4/8/28 ff, 16/6/93
Address to the Queen 14/7/37
Ashmolean Museum 3/6/57
B.A. taken 26/1/32
Bodleian Library 4/10/28, 15/5/29, 3/6/57, 19/5/63 n, 25/10/92
G's catalogue 'Bibliotheca Homerica' in 16/8/65
G sketches design of rolling-stack bookcases for 5/4/88
later visits to 28/11/83, 5/4/88, 25/10/92
Radcliffe Camera, G hands to the Library 20/11/61 n
pg 774
Clarendon Press
mechanical and moral improvement of 25/1/31
publishes G's Butler 23/12/95, 25/3/96, 3/5/96
clergy in
G anxious to increase 24/9/80
Cleveland Commission 27/2/71 n, 17/6/71 c, 20/6/71, 30/6/71, 21/10/71 c, 24/10/71 c, 15/12/71 c, 29/12/71, 10/7/72 c
colleges of
idle to suppose exempted from selfishness 28/3/72
youth may dangerously predominate in 28/3/72
college statutes and 28/3/72
conservatism in 9/9/71
Convocation House 5/2/29, 13/5/30, 21/5/34, 23/10/52
Craven scholarship (G unsuccessful) 5/5/29 ff
Dean Ireland's scholarship (G unsuccessful) 13/3/29, 16/3/29 ff, 8/3/30 ff, 4/3/31, 10/3/31 ff, 16/3/31
Divinity Schools 5/7/48
Encaenia 1/7/29, 23/6/30, 15/6/31, 2/6/57
G less hooted than cheered 20/6/55
Examination Schools of 27/11/83
Final Honours School, G's examinations for
G feels insufficiently examined 17/11/31
Final Honours School (Literae Humaniores) 26/10/31, 7/11/31 ff
First Class in 24/11/31
viva voce exam. by Hampden, Stocker ' Garnett 14/11/31
Final Honours School (Mathematics) 9/12/31 ff
First Class in 14/12/31
viva voce exam. by Powell
fourth class, introduction of 13/5/30, 31/5/30
G an old idolater of 27/1/85
G's honorary D. C. L. 5/7/48
non placets rejected 5/7/48
G's matriculation 9/1/28, 22/1/28
Hampden affair, 1836 8/3/36, 21/3/36
Hebrew chair, filling of 4/10/82, 23/10/82
proposed secularisation of 23/10/82
Hegelianism in 16/2/73
history of transformation of needed 2/1/84
home rule and
memorial of support by resident graduates 11/2/88 n
liberalism, conscientious ' not violent, in 18/3/70
Literae Humaniores, examination for
possibility of postponing 16/3/31
work plans 17/1/31
local examinations
G speaks for 27/11/61
M.A. taken 17/1/34 ff
Modern History in
Regius chair of 13/2/84, 14/2/84
new buildings for 27/6/45, 8/7/45
Newdigate poetry prize, G enters 30/4/31
new Halls in 1/6/54
Palmerston's D. C. L. 2/7/62
Poetry Professorship election 30/11/41 ff, 15/12/41 ff, 23/12/41 ff
'Popery' in 30/7/38
Proctors, Declaration of Thanks to 11/2/45
professors want increased powers 1/4/54
proposed censure of Tract 90 6/2/45, 13/2/45
Pusey House
flourishing of 27/1/85
founding of 21/9/82 n
Puseum visited: G disappointed in 5/7/85
Radcliffe Observatory 3/6/57
reform of 29/1/49, 16/2/49 ff, 20/1/52, 22/1/52, 2/4/53 ff, 4/4/53, 22/10/53, 11/12/53 ff, 27/12/53, 28/12/53, 29/12/53, 31/12/53, 4/1/54, 15/2/54 ff, 7/3/54 ff, 2/4/54 ff, 2/9/81, 3/10/81
commissioners for 14/6/54
deputation of professors 1/4/54
G's reforms not intended to lead to decay of theology 4/8/80 n, 3/10/81
Oxford University Bill 1854 17/3/54 ff, 7/4/54 ff, 1/5/54, 11/5/54 ff, 26/5/54 ff, 15/6/54, 5/7/54, 7/7/54, 27/7/54, 2/9/81
poor scholars question 27/1/49
revenues of, inquiry into 17/6/71 c, 20/6/71
Romanes lecture, given by G 24/10/92
preparation of 18/12/91 n, 31/8/92 ff, 9/9/92, 19/9/92, 17/10/92, 18/10/92
Royal Commission on 23/4/50, 27/5/52, 19/6/52, 26/7/52 ff, 8/2/54 ff
G opposes 18/7/50
Schools, required attendance at 10/11/28 ff, 7/6/30, 10/11/30, 31/5/31
Selborne commission on 24/9/80, 7/10/80, 9/10/80, 5/12/80, 3/10/81
Sheldonian Theatre 5/7/48, 2/6/57, 2/7/62
pg 775
Statutes de moribus confirmandis 10/2/28
statutes of colleges studied 20/4/54 ff, 5/3/56 ff
St. Mary's (University Church) 12/10/28 ff, 22/11/29 ff, 14/11/30 ff, 16/1/31 ff, 26/6/31, 16/10/31 ff, 30/1/49
subscription to articles in 6/7/63
subscription to articles on matriculation
G opposes abolition 22/6/54
Taylorian Institute 24/4/78
Rossetti's candidature for Italian chair 14/3/56
tests' abolition 16/3/64, 10/11/69, 13/6/70, 17/6/70, 3/10/81
G opposes 13/6/66
G supports 1/7/68
The Club, G dines with 6/2/90
theology in
G anxious to safeguard 24/9/80
University Museum
G visits with Acland 9/5/59
opening of 20/6/55
University sermons, deficiencies of 23/5/30
Ward's degradation 9/1/45, 13/2/45, 9/6/47, 11/6/47
W. H. G at
G advises immense importance of steady work 27/5/58
writings on byG 27/3/29
Oxford and Cambridge Club See clubs (G member of)
Oxford lectures attended by G
Biscoe's 17/10/31
calculus 14/11/28 ff, 3/10/29 ff
Cardwell's 23/10/28 ff, 22/10/29 ff
divinity 19/10/28 ff, 23/10/29 ff, 22/1/30 ff, 14/5/30 ff
ethics 3/3/30 ff, 15/5/30 ff, 12/5/31 ff
Greek history 3/3/30 ff
hydrostatics 25/10/30
Juvenal 24/10/28 ff
logic 4/1/29 ff, 17/10/31 ff
mathematics 27/10/28 ff, 21/1/29 ff, 26/10/29, 10/5/30 ff, 22/4/31 ff
Mills' 23/2/30 ff
optics 11/5/29 ff, 19/10/31
rhetoric 12/5/29, 24/10/29, 23/1/30 ff
Saunders' 2/2/29
Short's 14/10/28 ff
Sophocles 19/5/29
Thucydides 16/10/28 ff, 22/1/29 ff
Wordsworth's 22/1/31 ff
cancelled 21/2/31
Oxford movement ('Oxfordism') 28/5/37, 22/12/38, 23/4/41, 17/5/41, 31/7/42, 24/10/43, 28/10/43 See also Newman, Tractarianism
Oxford Union Society 28/5/29, 18/6/29, 22/10/29, 3/12/29, 4/3/30, 29/12/30, 10/2/31, 3/3/31, 17/5/31 ff, 19/5/31, 27/10/31, 17/11/31, 25/10/52, 5/2/90
fiftieth anniversary, G unable to attend 24/2/73 n
G's address on Homer and Assyriato 5/2/90
G secretary of 13/5/30, 17/5/30, 21/5/30, 3/6/30, 30/6/30
G's speeches at 11/2/30, 25/2/30, 18/3/30, 20/5/30, 17/6/30, 28/10/30, 2/12/30,21/4/31
moves vote of no confidence in Wellington 11/11/30
on Catholic Emancipation 16/2/31
opposing Reform Bill 17/5/31 ff
West Indian slaves 2/5/31
visit of Cambridge men 26/11/29 ff
Oxford University constituency 20/3/47 ff, 22/7/47, 25/7/47 ff, 25/10/47 ff, 18/6/59
calls for religious census 1861 9/7/60
election committee 14/5/47 ff, 7/2/48, 15/2/48, 26/2/48, 2/1/53 ff, 20/5/65 n, 17/6/65 n
G's party for 19/2/48 ff, 20/1/53
G visits 25/10/47
G anticipates defeat in 5/1/53 ff
G considers leaving 19/3/61 n, 9/6/61
G defeated in: a dear dream dispelled 17/7/65
G risks bye-election by accepting office in Ionia 18/1/59 n
G sore and demoralised by bye-election in 20/6/59
G uncertain whether to accept 11/5/47 ff
G unopposed in 30/4/57
pg 776
redistribution and 26/11/84 ff
resignation Address (not sent) 10/11/60
Oxford University Press 1/10/57, 13/2/79 n, 25/9/86 n, 7/12/89 n
Delegates criticised for including Homer's Hymns with Odyssey 4/11/86
publishes Studies on Homer 1/10/57, 5/10/57 ff
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