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Bacon, lord, -(continued)-- 271–his crime dispassionately

his Reading on Uses, nature considered,—vitia temporis,-
and character of, 35-appointed 271-282 - his imprisonment,
counsel for the crown against 282_his letter from the Tower,
Essex, 37-his conduct vindi. ib. note-released and retires
cated, 39-sells an estate to sa- to Fulham, 283—to Gorbam-
tisfy his wants, 42-his ambi- bury, 284-his fine remitted
tion, 43-attaches himself to and assigned, 285, 286—his pa-
king James, 44-knighted to thetic petition, 286, 287–leaves
please Miss Barnham, 45-re- Gorhambury for Chiswick, 288
turned for St. Alban's and - his attachment to York
Ipswich, sits for the latter, 46 House, 289 — his letter of
-his popularity with the Com- thanks for his liberty, 291-his
mons, 47, 55—appointed king's History of Henry VII., anec-
counsel extraordinary, 48, 315 dote of, 293—his literary and
-his treatise on the Advance- philosophical labours after his
ment of Learning, nature and fall, 294-interesting anecdote
design of, 48, 101-142-his of, 294 - curious verses by,
tract on Ireland, good effects 297_applies for the provost.
of, 50, 51-appointed Solicitor- ship of Eton, 301-his pathe-
General, 52 his Wisdom of tic appeal for a total pardon,
the Ancients, character of, 53— 302-is pardoned and receives
appointed Judge of the Knight- his writ for Parliament, 303—
Marshal's Court, sworn of the suffers from making an experi-
Privy Council, and becomes ment with snow, and is at.
Attorney - General, 55 — his tacked with bronchitis, 303,
charge against duelling, 56- 306-his last letter, 304-his
his plan of law reform, 59.63— death, proximate cause of, 306
his humanity, 64—his tracts on -his burial, 307-his will, 308
Church Reform, nature and -his person and peculiar ha-
design of, 69-82—his opinion bits described, 309-311 - his
on non-residence, pluralities, character by Professor Play-
and church property, 76-82– fair, 312.
appointed lord Keeper, his Bacon, lady Francis, 358.
salary as, 84, 85—his assiduity Bacon, Anthony, 359.
in office, 86_amends the prac- Barrington, Mr., his Observations
tice of his court, 87-obtains a on ancient Statutes, 277, note.
patent for appointing paid law. Beale, Dr., his study of Bacon,
reporters, 87-made lord Chan- 216.
cellor, and raised to the peer- Berkeley, Bp., his observations
age, ib.-celebrates his sixtieth on analogy, 192, note.
birthday, 88 - commemorative Blackstone, sir William, bis elo.
verses by Jonson, ib. -pub- quent retort upon the Oxo-
lishes the Novum Organum, 89 nians, 172-his account of the
-nature and design of that origin of king's counsel exa.
work, 143-202—its influence on mined, 315.
the progress of science, con- Blumenbach, Professor, 132.
sidered, 210-238-Instauratio Bolingbroke, lord, his observa-
Magna, nature and design of, tions on king James's sale of
88-209-his Sylva Sylvarum, the peerage, 45-anecdote of,
character of, 204 - his Im- 240.
peachment, 244—his letter to Borgia, Alexander, saying of, 129,
the Lords, 245--compelled to 95, note.
abandon all defence, 254-his Boyle, Robert, joins the Oxford
general submission, 258-265- Philosophical Club, 219, 226–
his articulate confession, 267- his pursuits influenced by Ba-
269,341-sentence of the Lords, con's writings, 227- his ac.

count of Harvey's Discovery, Copernican system, edict against,

repealed, 170.
Brewster, sir David, his estimate Copleston, Dr., his Second Re-

of Bacon's Philosophy consi. ply, 146, note, 155, note his
der-d, 210, 238.

letter to Dr. Parr--Dissertation
Brougham, lord, his Discourse of on Analogy, 158, note - his
Natural Theology, 357.

Four Discourses, 174, note.
Brown, sir Thomas, his Religio Counsel, King's, origin of, 315–
Medici, 100.

difference between, and barris-
Brydges, sir Egerton, his sonnet ters with patents of prece-
to Bacon, 281.

dence, 318.
Buckingham, Marquis of, 289. Cowley, Abraham, his Ode to the
Buckland, Dr., his riding-lecture Royal Society, 212.

on Geology, described, 335. Cuvier, M., 132.
Burleigh, lord, his advice to his

son, 276.
Bushell, Mr., character of, 257-

his account of Bacon's inter- Davy, sir Humphry, his applica-
view with the King, 255-his tion of the Voltaic pile, 176–
account of the sentence of the his safety-lamp, nature and
Lords, 356—his Extract of his effects of, 197—his Consola-
Abridgment, 257, note.

tions in Travel, 169 con-

demns the seeking of systems

of science in the scriptures, ib.

Deduction, process of, 329.
Camden, his character of sir Definitions, use and abuse of, 159.

Nicholas Bacon, 3, note. Deodate, M., his anxiety for
Cartes, Des, his opinion of lord Bacon's posthumous works,

Bacon, 232-his disrespectful 230.
remarks upon Galileo, ac- Dickinson, Mr., his paper-ma-
counted for, 232, note.

chine, wonderful power of, 196,
Carte, Mr., his history quoted, Drinkwater, Mr., his life of Ga.
274, 279, note.

lileo, 98, note of Kepler, 215,
Chichester, sir Arthur, his im-

provement of Ulster, aided by Duelling, Bacon's charge against,
Bacon's advice, 5l.

55-Mandeville's Dialogue on,
Childrey, Archdeacon, his com. 58.

mendation of Bacon's Philoso- Dugdale, mistake of, corrected,
phy, 222-his Britannia Baco- 55, note.
nica, 223.

Dupuytren, M., his patriotic be-
Church Property, Bacon's obser-

quest, 133,
vations on, 78-82.
Church Reform, Bacon's obser.

vations on, 68-82.

Ear of Dyonisius, 192.
Clinical Lectures, Bacon's sug. Ear-spectacle or trumpet, Ba.

gestion of, 133— patriotic foun. con's suggestion of, 9.

dation of, by Dupuytren, ib. Elizabeth, Queen, her saying of
Clocks, Bacon's experiment with, sir Nicholas Bacon, 3 - of

199—invention of pendulum, young Francis Bacon, 4-her
ib. note.

prejudices, 20-character of,
Coke, sir Edward, anecdote of, by lord Bacon, 41, note-Miss

34—his usage of Bacon, 323. Aikin's account of, 275.
Collins, Dr., influence of Bacon's Essex, earl of, rewards Bacon
writings on, 213.

for his services, 24-his letters
Commenius, his commendation to him, 319-his trial, 37.
of Bacon, 234.

Evelyn, Mr., his opinion of Ba-
Cooke, sir Anthony, bis plan of con's philosophy, 223.

teaching Bacon's mother, 3.


-his eulogy of Bacon's poli-
Farnaby, Thomas, his Avdoroyba, Hamel, John Baptiste du, his
296-his Greek version of Ba.

praise of Bacon, 234.
con's poem, 299—character of, Hampden, Dr., his Scholastic

Philosophy, 168, 171, note-
Forms, Plato's, Bacon's opinion his Account of Aristotle's Phi.

of, 180—the true subject of losophy, 150, note.
knowledge, ib.

Hargrave, Mr., his character of
Fulgentio, Father, letter to, con. Bacon's Reading on Uses, 35.

cerning Bacon's writings, 205. Harvey, Dr., his Circuitus San-
Fuller, the Worthy, his Abel

guinis, reception of, 130, note
Redivivus, 28-his Sermon of

-account of his great disco-
Reform, 104—his style, cha.

very, 194—his love of anatomy,
racter of, 28, note.

--loses his notes on, during

the rebellion, 132, note-his

curious remedy for the gout,
Galileo, his condemnation, 167 —

311, note.
edict against, repealed, 170-Haywarde's book, anecdote of,
his discovery of the pendulum,

64-Bacon's witty and humane
174-answers Bacon's dis-

saying of, 65.
course on the tides, 236—letter Herschel, sir John, his treatise
of, concerning the sun's stand-

of sound, 193, note--his Dis-
ing still, ib. note-life of, by

course on Natural Philosophy,
Drinkwater, 98, note.

character of, 7, note-quoted
Gallois, Abbé, his praise of Ba-

passim-anecdote of, 177.
con, 233.

History, Bacon's division of, 118.
Galvani, his observations on elec | Hobbes, of Malmesbury, charac-
tricity, 175.

ter of, 103-compared with
Gassendi, his esteem for Bacon,

Bacon, 103, 104-translates se-

veral of Bacon's Essays, 102,
Gay-Lussac, M., his aerouantic

note-excellent aphorism of,
voyage, 190-effects upon, of

the decreased gravity of the Humboldt, M. de, ascends the
atmosphere, 190.

Andes, 190-effects upon, of
Geology, Lyell's principles of,

the decreased gravity of the
154-Buckland's riding lecture

atmosphere, ib.

Hume, Mr., his observations on
Gilbert, Dr., of Colchester, his

king James's knights, 45, note.
treatise on the magnet, 156,

-his character of the Com-
note-his valuable observations

mons in 1604, 47, note.
on magnetism, 156.

Hutton, Abp., his letter to lord
Gillies, Dr., his analysis of Aris- Burleigh, 276.
totle's works, 151.

Hutton, Dr, his discovery in
Gioenia Sicula, supposititious

Glen Tilt of veins of granite,
discovery of, 180.

Glanvill, Mr., his Plus Ultra-
Vanity of Dogmatising-Scep-

sis Scientitica, 223, note-de-
fends the New Philosophy, ib.

Induction, process of, 146, 164,

324-Baconian distinguishable

both from Plato's and Aris-

totle's, 147-151, 163, 164--ap-
Hacket, Bp., his Scrinia Rese- plicable as well to psycholo-
rata, 242, note.

gical as to physical science,
Hallam, Mr., his observations on 186, 357.

king James's knights, 45, note Instauratio Magna, nature and


on, 335.

design of, 89-209-influence of, / Madox, Mr., his History of the
on the progress of science, Court of Exchequer, 277, note.

Magdeburgh hemispheres, 19).
Ireland, Bacon's praise of, 50, Mandeville, Dr., 58, note.
note-his tract on, 50.


Napier, Professor, his Disserta-
Jackson of Exeter, his Four tion on the scope and influ.
Ages, 29, note.

ence of Bacon's philosophy,
James, king, irreverent saying 98, note - 216, note-quoted
of, 203, note.

Johnson, Dr., his character of Newton, sir Isaac, sublime say-

Bacon's Essays, 32, note-de- ing of, 198—his careful study
signed writing his life, ib.

of Bacon, 227 — adopts his
Jonson, Ben, his character of Ba-

phraseology, 228–Pemberton's
con's oratory, 17-his verses View of his philosophy, ib:-
on Bacon's sixtieth birth-day, Maclaujin's Account of his
88—his opinion of the Novum discoveries, 229 - Brewster's
Organum, 214.

life of, 210, 238.

Non-residence, Bacon's opinion

of, 76.
Kepler, account of, 215, note, North, sir Francis, account of
life of, by Drinkwater, ib.

his appointment to be King's
Knowledge, objections against, Novum Organum, nature and de-

counsel, 317.
stated and refuted, 107-116-
dignity and utility of, 117-

sign of, 1-13-202-influence of,
survey and classification of the ou the progress of science,
various branches of, 118-142.


Lamb, Charles, witty saying of, observers, frauds of, 180.
28, note.

Oldenburgh, Mr., first secretary
Law Reform, Bacon's speech on,

of the Royal Society, his eu-
12-his plan of, 59-63.

logy on Bacon, 221.
Lawrence, Mr., 132.

Osborn, Francis, his letters of
Light, reflection of,-refraction

advice to a son, 167, nole-309.
of, 193–subject to the laws of
interference, ib.-analogy of,

to sound, ib.

Paper, machine for making, 196.
Logic, 377.

Paper Philosophers, 140.
Lyell, Mr., his principles of geo- Parliament, judicial power of,
logy, 154.


Pascal, M., his experiment on

the Puy de Dôme, 190.
Mackintosh, sir James, his cha. Peiresc, an early disciple of Ba-

racter of sir John Herschel's
Discourse on Nat. Phil., 7, note Pemberton, Dr., his View of
his life of More, 28, note- Newton's Philosophy, 229.
his autobiography, ib.-his re. Philosophy, Bacon's division of,
viewal on Bacon, 210—his cha. 123.
racter of experimentalists, 211 Pius VII., his character-repeals
-MS. remark in Hobbes's Dia- the edict against Galileo and
logue, 226, note.

the Copernican System, 170.
Maclaurin, Mr., his opinion of Plato, his induction distinguished

the Instauration, 145, 229. from Bacon's, 147-150, 163,

con, 232.

con, 312.


164_his doctrine of Forms, Sharpe, Mr., his Essays, 73, note.

Smith, Dr. Adam, his Essay on
Playfair. Professor, his Prelimi. the Imitative Arts, 123, note.

nary Dissertation, 210_quoted Sorbiere, Dr., his Relation d'un
passim—his character of Ba. Voyage en Angleterre, attacked

by Dr. Sprat, 233, note-his
Playfer, Dr., Bacon's letter to, commendation of Bacon, 233—

105-begins a translation of the banishment of, 233, note.

Advancement of Learning, 106. Sound, Bacon's observations on,
Pluralities, Bacon's opinion of, 7-reflection of-refraction of,

193-subject to the laws of in
Poetry, an imitative art, 128- terference, ib.-analogy of, to
Bacon's division of, ib.

light, ib.
Polarity, glaring instance of, 191. South, Dr., his discourse on the
Precedence, patents of, 318. abuse of words, 167.
Prejudices, Bacon's doctrine of, Southey, Dr., 233, 28, note.

stated and illustrated, 153-162. Sprat, Dr., his history of the
Prerogative Instances, Bacon's Royal Society, 221-bis eulogy

doctrine of, stated and illus- on Bacon, ib.
trated, 186-202.

Stewart, Dugald, his character of
Property, right of, 82-84.

Bacon's Essays, 32 - of his
Puffendorf, Baron, his eulogy on classification of the sciences,
Bacon, 235,

Stubbe, Dr. Henry, his character,

224_calls the experimentalists
Quadrivium, a scholastic term,

a Bacon-faced generation, 225
meaning of, 168, note.

his abuse, 225, note.

Syllogism, 164-deductive, 329–

inductive, 330.

Sylva Sylvarum, character of, 204.
Raleigh, sir Walter, chided for
his free thinking by Elizabeth,

167, note.
“Reading,” custom of, in the

Theology, natural, Brougham's

Discourse on, 357.
Inns of Court, 34, note.
Reid, Dr., his Analysis of Aris: Theory, proneness of observers to,

totle, 151.
Ross, Alexander, his Arcana Mi. Thomson, Dr. his Annals of Phi.
crocosmi, 217—his attack upon

losophy, singular assertion in,

211, note.
Bacon, 217, 218—his volumi.
nous writings ridiculed in Hu-

Triviales, a scholastic expression,
dibras, 218, note.

meaning of, 168, note.
Royal Society, first suggestion Trivium, meaning of, 168, note.
of, by Bacon, 210-rise and

progress of, 219_Wallis's ac-
count of, 338-Sprat's history Uses, Bacon's reading on, 34-37.
of, 221-bequest to, by the fly-
ing bishop of Chester, 220,

note--Cowley's Ode to, 212.
Rushworth, Mr., his assertion

Voltaic pile, history and effects
that Bacon's decrees were not Voltaire, M., his letters on the

of, 176, 189.
reversed, 279.

English nation, 240.

Savigny, Von, 29, note.

Wallis, Dr., his Institutio Lo-
Selden, Mr., 167, note.

gica, 151.

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