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CONTENTS

OY THE

SECOND VOLUME. .

BURKE returns to his parliamentary efforts, 1. Comparis

son of Lord North to Sancho Panza, the Governor's phy.

sician, 3.-His conduct on the capture of Burgoyne, 4.

Censured, s. Speech on the employment of the Indians,

6 and 7. Mr. Fox proposes an inquiry into the history and

state of the war, 9. Lord North proposes a conciliatory

plau, 10. Lord North's great defect, want of firmness, 12.

His proposed plan passes the House, 13. Considerations

on the state of the navy, 14. Diversity of opinion in mem-

hers of Opposition, 16 to 18. Application to Parliament in

favour of Ireland, 18. Burke supports the interest of Ire.

land, in opposition to the desire of his constituents of Brisa

rol, 20. Supports a bill favourable to the Roman Catholics,

21. French war justifies the prediction of Burke, 24. War:

like operations discussed in the House, 25. Keppel's trial,

27. Proceedings of Burke and Fox therein, 29. Burke's

connection with Lord Verney, 31. Obscrvations on the

Scotch anti-popish mob, 32. Pleasantry, 33. Fox and

Burke's attack on Lord Sandwich, 34. Burke's violence

censured, 36. Proceedings respectiug Burgoyne ard the

Howes, 37. Burke acted in that inquiry more as a partizan

than a patriot, 39. His predi&tion verified by the Spanish

war, 40. War still popular, and why, 42. Burke's speech

on Irish affairs, 44.—Part of it very violent and inflamma.

pory, 45. Humorous strictures, 46. Lord North's propo.

sitions for the settlement of Ireland, 47. Burke's • Letter

to the People of Ireland,' 48. Animadversions on the pro.

fusion of Ministry, 49. The war begins to be anpopular,

go. Burke's plan of economical reform, with analysis and

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character, 51 to 64. Mr. Dunning's motion on the increased

influence of the Crown, 65. Particular motions by Burke

in consequence of his general plan of reform, 66.

Riots of 1780, 67 to 71. Effects on the opinion of the

public, 71. Burke's hatred of popular licentiousness, ;2.

Opposes an illiberal bill against Catholic teachers, 73.-

Draws up a petition against it, 74. Encouraged and praised!

by Lord Thurlow for opposing the bill, ibid.-The bill

thrown out, ibid. The employment of military during the

riots necessary, 75.

Declines standing for Briscol al the

new clection, 76. Vindicates his conduct to the electors,

ibid. to 80. Thoughts on imprisonment for debt, 85. View

of the popish penal laws, 83 to 87. Character of Sir George

Saville and Mr. Dunning, mover and seconder of the bill for

the relief of the Catholics, 87 to 92. Naval successes, 93.

Tend to vindicate Lord Sandwich from the charge of Burki,

ibid. Armed neutrality and Dutch war, 94. Burke's de-

fence of the Dutch censured, 9;.

Mr. Burke revives lis plan of economy in the new Par-

liament, 96. . First appearance of Mr. Pirt on that occasion,

ibid. Short history, education, and character of that per.

sonage, 97 to 103. Peculiar excellence of his oratory, 10.6.

Compared with Messrs. Fox and Buske, 105. Effects of his

eloquence on that of Nr. Fox, 105.

First appearance of Mr. Sheridan, 106-Account and

character of, to 110. Discussion concerning India affairs,

110. Burke's speech thercon, ibid. Inquiry concerning

Admiral Rodney, 111. Mr. Fox's motion for a committee

on the American war, ibid. Review of the events of the

campaign, 1731, 113.

BURKE's first allusion to John Zisca's skin, 115. Attack

on the Ministry from a variety of points, ibid. At last suc-

cessful, 116. Change of Administration, and Burke ap-

pointed Paymaster, ibid. Review and character of Burke's

çfforts during the American war, 117 to 120. Private vis.

toes of Lord North, 121.-Pathetic observations of, to a.

little boy about strawberries, 122. Integrity unguestion-

able, ibid. Mr. Fox precipitately offers peace to the Dutch,

123. Death of the Marquis of Rockingham, 124. Epitapha

hy Burke, to 126. Anecdote of the Marquis's death-bed
conversation with Mr. Lee concerning his pecuniary trans-
allions with Mr. Burke, to 128. Odium incurrc.l by Mr.
Burke, from the affair of Powe'l and Bembridge, 128. Pro.
bable that he was imposed on himself, 129. Resignation of
Messrs. Eurkc and Fox, ibid.

They vindicate in Parliament their dereliction of office,

132. ' Severe attack of Burke upon Lord Shelburne, 133.

Coalition, 134. Discussion of the peace, and of the Coali.

tion, to 137• Coalition now known to have been first pro.

jec:ed by Burks, 137. He less inconsistent than Mr. Fox

in joining with Lord North, 138. Ministry resign, ibid.

The Coalition party come into otice, ibid. Burke's genius

and cxertions considered, 10 142. Bons mots of, to 144.

Happy imitation of another's sylc, ibil. He devotes his

attention to India affairs, 145. Derives momentous infor.

mation from Mr. Francis, ibid. Mr. Francis's important

memorial respecting the Zenindars, ibid. Original letter

concerning, to his friend, Mr. John Burke, 146 to 151.,

Character of the Coalition Ministry, 152.

Mr. Fox's East-India Bill, history of, 15.3 to 156. Mro.s

Pitt's discussion of, to 158. Burke's defence of, to 362.

Passes ...c House of Commons, ibid. Thrown out in the

Lords, 164. Ministry dismissed, ibid. His Majesty ap-

peals to the sense of the People, by a dissolution of Parlia.

ment, 16;. The People reiurn a majority friendly to Mr.

Pict, 166.

New Parliament, 165. Mr. Fire's India Bill compared

with Mr. Fox's, 170. Unworthy trsatment of Mr. Burke

in the House, 171.

His motion against Hastings, 173.

Last illness of Dr. Johnson, 175. Burkc's affectionate so-

licitude and kindness, ibid. His last visit to the sage, 176.

Suggests a Latin quotation characteristic of Johnson, ibid.
Intellectual, moral, and literary character, to 180. His ad.
miration of Burke, ibid. Review of letters at his death, to
184. Burke chosen Rector of Glasgow University, 18;.

His reception by the Scotch licrati, 186. Prosecutes a

newspaper for defamation, $67. Sis villa robbed, 188.

Specch on the payment of the Nabob of Arcot's debts, 190.

Opposes reform in Parliament, 191. His son writes against

Major Cartwright on that subject, 192. Opposes the Irish

propositions, 193 to 193. Rise and progress of the inquiry

about Mr. Hastings, 195 to 216. His acquittal, however

just, no impeachment of the motives and conduct of his pro-

secutors, 221. Burke's cloquent panegyric on Sheridan's

spocch on the Begums, 223.. Mr, Burke charged with envy

towards Sheridan by Mr. M'Cormick, 225. Query, In

what should Mr. Burke envy Mr. Sheridan i 226. What are

the proofs of that envy! 127, Commercial trcary with

Françe, 228. Burke's views of the dispositions of France,

730. His conduct respecting the Test Act justifiçd, 231,

Dr. Priestley's boast that the established church is about to

be blown up, 232. Mr. Pitt joins in deeming ebe promotion

of the plans of Dissenters incxpedient, when they profess

such intentions, 234. Lord North gains a ber from Mr,

Burke about an example in prosody, 235.

The Regency, 237. Account and character of Burke's

proceedings, to 240. Humorous writings of Opposition,

241. Character of the poetry of Laura Maria, &c. sati,

sized by Mr. William Gifford, 243. Burke's jaunt with

Mr. Windham ró Scotland, 244. Beautics of the High,

lands of Perthshire, ibid. Dunkeld, Blair, Faskaly, ibid.

Fair maids of the inn, 245. Anecdote of Mr. Dundas, 245.

Confluence of the Tay and 'Tummel, 247. Peninsula of

Logicrait, ibid.-Ballechin, ibid.- Taymouth, 2.48.-Con-

versation in Argyleshire with a clergyman about the poema

of Ossian, to 250. Mr. M.Cormick chargcs Burke with

making Hastings's trial a job for his friends, 250. Chargo

refuted, 252.—The same au:hor insinuates that Burke was a

marriage-broker, 253.-Neither evidence nor probability in

support of the charge, ibid. Burke often in einbarrassed

circumstances, 254--but not from vicious habits, 2;5. Be-

nevolence and liberality of private character, 256. Mistaka

about laudanur., in attempting a medicinal application, 257,

Death of Si: Joshua Reynolds, 257. Burke's character of

of him, 262. Mr. Hamilton endeavours to renew his įncera

course with Burke, but without success, to 266,

General end of Government, 268. Old Government of

France, to 272. Remote and immediate causes of its down.

fall, to 275. The fall of the old Government pleasing to

many Britons, from considering the general necessity of a

revolution, not the peculiar features of that revolution, to

230. Burke, seasoning from experience, disapproves of the

Rights of Man doctrincs, as he had always done, to 283.

Is accurately informed of the intentions of the revolutionary

readers by Thomas Paine, to 288. Learns from him that is

is their object to revolutionize all countries, ibid. · Burke

right in judgment, and consistent in opinion, to 291. Dis-

cussions in the House between Messrs. Burke, Fox, and

Sheridan, to 300.

Burke

prepares

his

Reflections,' 301 to 303.

• Rcflec.

rions' analyzed, and the in:cllectual process of Burke's mind

marked; the materials on which his genius operated, the

consistency of his opinions, the profoundess of his reason-

ing, and the justness of his conclusions shewn; the beauty,

sublimity, and pathos exemplified, 305 to 339. Address to

Mr. Burke from the University of Oxford, 341 to 343.-

Conveyed to him by Mr. Windham, ibid. Mr. Burke's

letter to that gentleman, 10 345. Account and character of

the admirers and censurers of the • Reflections,' to 347.

Answered by Dr. Priestley, 347. Paine's • Rights of Man,'

Part I. doctrines, reasoning, and character of, to 353.

Effects, 35+. Burke's • Letter to a Member of the National

Assembly,' to 356.' Discussion between Messrs. Fox and

Burke, to 361. Burke's • Appeal from the New Whigs to

the Old,' to 365. At Margate, ibid. A clergyman under

takes to instruct him by a political sermon, 367. Mr.

Mackintosh's · Vindiciæ Gallicæ,' character of, to 372..

Wisdom in that author's mind now tales the place of in-

genious theory, 372. Burke's First Memorial,' 374.

Danger of this country in 1792, 375. . Paine's • Second

Part,' ibid. Proclamation against seditious writings, 376.

Establishment of Corresponding Societies, 377. Exultation

of the Republicans on chc retrcat of the Duke of Brunswick,

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