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INDEX [[A-L]]

Each index item listed below is followed by a series of letters and numbers that indicate the article to which reference is being made. The letters stand for the section of the Brevities in which the item is found and within that section the articles are numbered consecutively. Pin stands for Pinakidia, M for Marginalia, SP for Supplementary Pinakidia, LST for Literary Small Talk, CS for A Chapter of Suggestions, FS for Fifty Suggestions, and SM for Supplementary Marginalia.

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A———, Mr.: see Arthur, T. S.

A. E. R. A.: meaning, Pin 155

A. E. S.: alternate origin of “Aera,” Pin 155

Abderians: mass madness, M 3

Abderites: mass madness, M 165

abdomen: Chinese seat of soul, M 285

Absalom and Achitophel (Dryden): quoted, Pin 96, M 139A

Abuse, personal: Dr. Johnson on, M 163

Achilles: Homer on his shield, Pin 71; his armor, Pin 149

Acrostic verse: in Jeremiah’s “Lamentations,” Pin 10

Acts (Bible): quoted, M 115

Acts of Apostles (Tye): in rhyme, Pin 150

Adam: Eve’s creation from, Pin 19; Vatican portrait, Pin 53, M 105 adaptation to environment: reciprocal when Divine, M 18

Addison, J.: admired by Macaulay, M 92; acme of “quiet” style, M 145; correct style, source of Cary’s essay style, M 158; “Vision of Mirza,” M 215; his sleep-producing rules, M 221; mentioned, M 247; as alleged source, FS 14; quoted, FS 14

Adonis: cited, Pin 57, M 53

Æcetes: on the “new world,” Pin 12

Æschylus: Persians cited, Pin 120; progress of drama, M 131, M 177; cited, M 202

Æsop: cited, M 89, M 107, M 206

Afrasiab: cited, M 251

Age of Reason (Paine): derided, M 24

aging: relation to happiness, M 51

Ainsworth, W. H.: his false learning, M 12; cited, M 221

“Alastor” (Shelley): mentioned, M 213

Albert, P. M.: on etymology, Pin 165

Albert de Rosann (Reynolds): excellent work, M 113

Alciphron (Moore): detailed poetry, M 42

Aldrich, J.: borrowing from T. Hood’s “Death-Bed,” M 160

Alexander, J. W.: essay of SLM as source, M 275

Alexander the Great: anecdote about birth, M 153

Alexandreics (Gualtier): quoted, Pin 30

Allatius, L.: critic of long verses, LST 2

Alleghania: possible name for the U. S., M 184

alliteration: and assonance, M 41

Almagest (Ptolemy): cited, M 82

Alphadelphia Tocsin (newspaper): Michigan journal’s name mocked, M 172

“Amatory Poems” (Torres): preface quoted, FS 19

Amazons: source cited, Pin 11

“Ambitious Student” (Bulwer): on the immortal soul, Pin 1

America: as the nation’s name, M 184; worship of the dollar, M 228

America and her Resources (Bristed): quoted, M 80

Amusements (Brown): cited, M 154

L‘An 2084 (Mercier): idea of metempsychosis, Pin 89; “suggestive” book, M 59

Anacreon: antique song, M 202; kept alive as school text, M 244

anagram: of François de Bassompié, Pin 109

analogy: its use in argument, SM 16

Anastasis (Bush): controversy discussed, M 161

Anatomy of Melancholy: see R. Burton

Anaxagoras: cited, M 124

Anaxagoras of Clazomenae: prophecy of meteorite, Pin 72

André: erroneous author, Pin Intro

Andreini: his work inspiration for “Paradise Lost,” Pin 35

Annals (Tacitus): comment by Sheridan, Pin 50; discussed, Pin 161; mentioned, M Intro

Antediluvian Antiquities: opinion on Idiorne poem cited, Pin 2; as source, Pin 2, Pin 4, Pin 51, Pin 52, Pin 53, Pin 54, Pin 55, Pin 63, M 105

Anthon, C.: Sallust as source, Pin 143; as source of Hebrew, M 115, M 175c; his work discussed, M 168

Antigone: illustrates the early, bald undeveloped drama, M 186

antithesis: a detested rhetorical device, M 146

Antoninus, Marcus (Aurelius): on self-revelation, Pin 15

Apelles: cited, M 280

Apion: see Appian

Apollophanes: “Letter from Dionysius,” Pin 59

Apophthegms (Plutarch): mentioned, Pin Intro

apothegms: related to epigrams, M 6

apothegms, German: lack of sense, M 164

Appian (Apion): on Homer, Pin 18

Appian way: highway reference, M 109

Arcadia (Lelius): cited, M 286

Arcadia (Sidney): quoted, Pin 75, M 133

Archilochus: sighting by Pindar, M 265

architecture, cottage: stylistic trends, FS 5

architecture, gothic: reference to foliage, M 261

Areytos (Simms): quoted, M 173

Ariosto: quoted for epigram, Pin 102

Aristarchus: editor and critic of Homer, Pin 144; cited, LST 1

Aristophanes: Clouds cited, Pin 100; compared with Menander, Pin 121

Aristotle: his books on morals, physics and ethics, Pin 157, M 38; on the three unities, SP 1

Armstrong on Health: cited, M 22

Arnay, J. R.: Private Life of the Romans as a source for Bulwer, M 49

art: defined, M 243; enjoyment of, M 266

Arthur, T. S.: industrious writer, FS 30

artists: nature of, M 122; their materials, M 164

Aruntius: paralleled with Emerson, M 188

assassin: etymology of word, Pin 24

assonance: and alliteration, M 41

astronomy: discussed, M 38, M 193

Athenaeum: appointment of librarian, FS 2

Athenaeus: quoted on cookery, M 257

Atheneum: as intermediary source, M 96

Athens (Bulwer): cited, M 117, M 221

Attis: cited, Pin 57, M 53

attrogs: the forbidden fruit, Pin 81

Augsburg: Psalter of Solomon in library there, Pin 47

St. Augustine: cited on popular views, M 250

Aurelius: see Antoninus, Marcus

St. Austin: quoted on Manichaeans, M 86, LST 1

Austin, G.: his Sermon on a Future State is excellent, M 68

Austin, S. T.: Fragments as source, M 164, M 174

authors: female, M 23; oppressed without copyright protection, M 139C

authors, minor: infest our literature, M 11


Bacchus: character misunderstood by Dryden, Pin 41, M 90; cited, Pin 57, M 53

Bacon, D.: Bride of Fort Edward quoted, M 40

Bacon, Francis: mentioned, Pin Intro; quoted on “strangeness” in beauty, M 147, M 213; as possible source, M 183; his idols discussed, M 196; quoted on objectives, M 262; letter to, SP 29; Essays as source, FS 3

Bacon, R.: anticipates J. Espy’s theory, M 183

Baden, J.: his hexameters cited, M 84

Balkis: as Queen of Sheba, Pin 49

Balzac: really J. L. Guez de, SP 25

Balzac, J. L. Guez de: error for Bouhours; name in a vaudeville, Pin 154; mentioned, SP 25

Bancroft: as philosophical historian, FS 33

Banim, J.: comment, SM 4

Baretti: cited on drama, Pin 34

Barnaby Rudge (Dickens): criticized, CS 6

Barnes, J.: Solomon wrote the Iliad, Pin 148, M 62

Barrett, E.: Drama of Exile praised as Homeric, M 201; her quaintness, M 222; Wilson’s review, SM 1

Barrow, J.: quoted, M 103

St. Basil: on chit-chat, M Intro; definition of gossip, M 109

Bassompiere, F.: anagram on name, Pin 109

Bathyllus: reference, M 244

“Batrachomyomachia”: perhaps Homer’s, Pin 131

“Battle of Prague”: program music derided, M 44

bay color: etymology, SP 14

beauty and genius: their relation, M 187, FS 39

Beckford, W.: Vathek critics cited, Pin 158; character in Vathek cited, M 251

Bedlam: superiority of some inmates, M 247

Bellini, V.: Romeo and Juliet quoted, M 287

Belus, temple of: in Herodotus, Pin 141

Benserade: quoted, Pin 128

Bentham, J.: mentioned, M Intro; prose cited, M 42; as logician, M 63

Béranger, J. P.: his brief, free poems, M 202; quoted on “fools,” M 246

Bérénice (Racine): quoted, Pin 123

Bernardin de St. Pierre: Etudes quoted on memory, M Intro

Bernoulli, J.: Swiss scientist cited, M 101

Berryer, A.: epigram on, M 146

Bible: translation of “slanderers,” Pin 54; Old Testament cited, Pin 55, Pin 170; Idumea cursed by Isaiah, M 115; as source, FS 3; cited by Talleyrand, FS 28 (See under various books passim.)

Bibles, polyglot: first four listed, SP 26

Biblia Naturae (Swammerdam): its translation, SP 28

Bibliotheca Graeca (Fabricius): cited, Pin 156

La Bibliothèque des Bibliothèques (Pere Labbe): comment, Pin 163

Bibliolhèque des Memorabilia Literaria: mentioned, Pin Intro

Bibliothèque du Théâtre Français: has extract from “Mystery of St. Denis,” Pin 66

Bielfeld, J.: Universal Erudition mentioned, Pin Intro; Universal Erudition as source, Pin 6, Pin 139, Pin 151, Pin 152, Pin 153, Pin 154, Pin 155, Pin 156, Pin 157, Pin 159, Pin 160, Pin 161, Pin 162, Pin 163, Pin 165, Pin 167, Pin 168, Pin 169, Pin 170, M 46, M 167, SP 2, SP 11, SP 17, SP 26; defines poetry, Pin 152, M 152; quoted, M 26, M 196

bigotry: in reading, M 30

Birkenhead, J.: quoted, M 144

“Black Veil” (Dickens): praised, M 20

Blackwood’s: insults Lowell, SM 1

Blair, H.: a T. Campbell borrowing, Pin 38, M 139A; reference, M 50a

blue-stockings: deprecated, M 283, FS 1

Bochart: on Elysium, Pin 80

Bodley, T.: letter to Bacon, SP 29

Boileau: quoted, Pin 87, M 35, FS 37; a borrowing by Tickell, Pin 97, M 92, M 139A

Bolingbroke, Lord: mentioned, Pin Intro; as source, SP 42

Book of the Courtier (Castiglione): cited, M 61

books: their beginning, M 33; two kinds of stimuli, M 59; public reception of, M 269; too many published, SM 6

books, American: to be cultivated, SM 1

Borgia, Caesar: in a Lyttelton “dialogue,” Pin 85

Boswell, J.: Life of Johnson as source, Pin 3; best recorder of talk, M 109 (see S. Johnson)

Botanic Garden (Erasmus Darwin): cited, Pin 69, M 22

Bouchardon: statue of Louis XV, Pin 79, M 148

Bouhours, D.: Bien Penser author mentioned, Pin Intro; as source, Pin 102, Pin 103, Pin 104, Pin 105, Pin 106, Pin 107, Pin 108, Pin 109, Pin 110, Pin 111, Pin 112, Pin 113, Pin 114, Pin 115, M 57, M 138, M 151; as probable source, M 245

Boyle: mentioned, SM 19

brain: see mind

bravery: epigram on, M 185

Breterie, Abbé de la: Life of Julian, LST 5

Brewster, D.: Letters on Magic as source, M 150c

Bride of Fort Edward (Bacon, D.): mostly worthless, M 40

Bridgewater tracts: they avoid adaptation, M 18

Briggs, C. (in BJ): a possible source, M 184

Bristed, Chas.: his article discussed, M 191

Bristed, J.: derided for prejudices, M 30; quoted, M 80

British Spy (Wirt): similar to The Turkish Spy, Pin 3, M 72

Broadway Journal: cited, M 160; “Letter” as a source, FS 24

Bronte, C.: reference to Jane Eyre, M 221

Brook Farm: residents derided, M 159

“Brook of Cedars”: in valley of Jehosaphat, Pin 17

Brooks, M. (Occidente): laudable reference, M 104

Brossano, F.: quoted, Pin 78

Brougham, H. P.: quoted, M 37; mentioned, M 78; his speeches would conquer Athenians, M 112; evaluation of, SM 19

Brown, Chas.: cited, M 74

Brown, Goold: Institutes as source, M 147

Brown, Thos.: Amusements discussed, M 154

Bronne, Sir Thos.: cited, M Intro

Browning, E. B.: see Barrett, E.

St. Bruno: painting of, Pin 111; Bryant, J.: Mythology as source, Pin 57, Pin 58, Pin 60, Pin 61, Pin 62, Pin 63, Pin 70, Pin 72; SP 14

Bryant, Wm.: limited versification of, M 104; as descriptive poet, FS 38

Buckingham, J. S.: mocked for travel talks, M 288

Bulwer Lytton, E.: “Ambitious Student” discussed, Pin 1; accused of plagiarism in Pompeii, M 49; Paul Clifford as source, M 76, M 287, M 289b; portrays dead smiling, M 77; Pelham as source, M 78, M 280, FS 29, FS 37; poor phrasing, M 73, M 80; as novelist inferior to Dickens, M 110; criticised, M 117; Ernest Maltravers as source, M 150, M 229; used as example, M 171; Lady of Lyons justly popular, M 177; talents analyzed, M 221; discussed, LST 4; fine plot constructor, CS 6; originality unequalled, SM 4; Night and Morning cited, SM 20

Burton, W.: Materials for Thinking mentioned, Pin Intro; cited, M 46

Burney, Frances (Fanny): cited, M 221

Burton, Robert: cited, M Intro, M 46; Anatomy of Melancholy as source, FS 17

Burton, Wm.: as source of error, M 113

Burton’s Gentleman’s Magazine: article on Decuppis as source, FS 36

Bush, G.: his Anastasis, M 161

Butler, J.: cited, M Intro; communal madness, M 3

Butler, Samuel: Hudibras quoted, Pin 39, Pin 93, Pin 94, Pin 108, M 64, M 139A, M 195, M 260; Hudibras as source, Pin 94; scornfully defines legislature, M 227

“By the Lake Where Droops the Willow” (Morris): quoted, M 202

Byron: English Bards as source, M 34c; Don Juan quoted, M 39; English Bards quoted, M 172; Childe Harold quoted, M 213; Childe Harold on Mary Chaworth, SM 12


Cadmus: first Greek historian, Pin 61; cited, M 34

Caesar, Julius: quoted, M 146

caesura: in French versification, Pin 160

Calamities (Disraeli): mentioned, Pin Intro (see Disraeli)

Calculus of Probabilities: comment, CS 2

Calderón: cited, M 141

Caleb William (Godwin): relation to Ellen Middleton, M 52; relation to George Balcombe, M 206, SM 25; written backwards, CS 6

Calmet: Dict. of the Bible as source, SP 8

Calvin, J.: cited, Pin 142

Calvus: strange conception of Venus, Pin 58, M 53

Camoens, Luiz Vaz de: about a small error in the Lusiads, M 76, SP 44

Campbell, G.: reference, M 191

Campbell, Thos.: Gertrude of Wyoming borrowing by Freneau, Pin 4, M 139A; a borrowing from Blair, Pin 38, M 139A; Petrarch’s Life as source, Pin 78; reference to his rhythms, M 212; his “Rainbow” follows Vaughan’s, SP 24

Canterbury, Archbishop of: book collector, M 259

Canterbury, Viscount: cited, M 44

Carathis (Vathek): character cited, M 251

Carey, Thos.: reference, M 202

Carey, H.: see Cary

Carlyle, T.: mentioned, M Intro; imitated, M 13; comment on Sartor Resartus, M 135; derided, M 165, M 289; poor model for Emerson, M 188; viewed by critics, FS 33; quoted on Brougham, SM 19

Carlyle-ists: should adopt a motto, M 255

Cary, Henry: discussed, M 158

Cary, Henry F.: Hell (in Dante’s Vision) as source, Pin 12; Divine Comedy used by Gray, Pin 33, M 139A

Cassini: his Latin verses on the zodiac, Pin 6

Castiglione, B.: Courtier first periodical moral essay, Pin 44, M 61

Castruccio (Machiavelli): mentioned, Pin Intro

St. Catherine: Malherbe’s epigram upon picture, Pin 111

Catullus: cited, M 275

Caylus: quotes Passeri on horse as symbol, Pin 115, M 57

Cerda, J. L. de la: translator of Psalter of Solomon, Pin 47

Ceres: cited, Pin 57, M 53

Cervantes, M.: epigram quoted, Pin 112

Chaldaic: in Old Testament, Pin 137, Pin 170, SP 26

Chaldee: Book of Judith, Pin 137

Chambers, E.: quoted, M 12

Chamfort (pseud. of S. R. Nicholas): cited, M 250

Channing, W. E.: as source, M 198; essay quoted, M 198

characters in books: how made original, SM 24

Charivari (Paris): copied “Rue Morgue” with praise, M 176

Charybdis: from Phoenician “chasm,” Pin 80

Chateaubriand, F. R.: Travels as source, Pin 17

“Chaunt of a Soul” (Wallace): quoted, M 290

Chaworth, M.: in Childe Harold, SM 12 (Poe’s plate article)

Cheever, G. B.: his anthology discussed, M 166

Chénier, A.: quoted, Pin 64

Chesterfield, Lord: his instructions on politeness, SM 18

Chigi, F.: a unistylist, M 116

Childe Harold (Byron): mentioned, SM 12

children: in need of whipping, FS 20

Chinese: regard soul and stomach as interconnected, M 285; plays compared to Western drama, M 120

chirography: to estimate character, M 34

Chorley, H.: good on music, M 16

Christ: bearing the cross, Pin 16; cited, Pin 52, Pin 150; in a Lyttelton dialogue, Pin 85; book dedication to, Pin 109

Christian era: invented by Dionysius Exiguus, Pin 136

Christianity: argument for, M 263; ancients preserved its spirit better, FS 9

Christmas Keepsake: contains poem by Dodson, M 204

Chroniques pittoresques . . . : as source, FS 2

Cicero: quoted for grammatical forms, Pin 13; drama among Romans, Pin 32; letter to, Pin 105; cited on humor, M 153; Life and Writings by Anthon evaluated, M 168; quoted on eloquence, M 258

Cid (Corneille): cited, Pin 20

Cinderella: paralleled in other works, Pin 56

Circe: from “corrupt,” Pin 80

Clark, L. G.: derided, M 240

Classical Dictionary (Anthon): discussed, M 168

classical poets: in Bible, Pin 133

Claudian: quoted, Pin 49

Cleomenes: mentioned as peerless sculptor, M 186

Clootz, A.: cited, M 123

The Clouds (Aristophanes): atypically has rhyme, Pin 100, M 147

The Club, or, a Gray Cap for a Green Head (Puckle): quoted, M 23, M 149, FS 9

Cobbett, Wm.: cited, M Intro; bad model and master for Pue, SM 18

Le Coeur dune Jeune Fille (Masson): discussed, M 58

Coke, E.: his verse on Bacon, SP 29

Coleridge, H. N.: Introductions as source, Pin 9, Pin 18, Pin 22, Pin 42, Pin 80, Pin 131, Pin 142, Pin 144, Pin 148, Pin 149, M 62; on Robin Hood as an Iliad epic, SP 9

Coleridge, S. T.: a “preacher,” not a talker, M 109; Greek verses absurd, M 133; quoted, M 193; Shelley’s influence, M 213; cited, SM 19

Colonna family: mentioned, SM 10

colors: as symbols, FS 1

Colton, C. C.: Lacon discussed, Pin Intro; Lacon derivative, M 46; Lacon as source, M 207

Colton’s American Review: cited for article by Bristed, M 191

Columbian Magazine (New York): cited, M 200

Combe, G.: Lectures on Phrenology as source, M 12

comedy, Italian: in literature, Pin 34

comets: in Cassini’s verses, Pin 6; Philolaus’ theory, Pin 12

Common-Place-Book of American Poetry (Cheever): reviewed, M 166

Commonwealth of England (Smith): quoted, M 69

composition: novels and articles compared, SM 15

comprehending: often confused with agreement, CS 11

Comas (Milton): its music improved by Poe, M 41; plagiarized by Longfellow, M 138

Confessions of a Poet (Osborn): reviewed, M 205

Connubia Florum (De La Croix): cited, Pin 69, M 22

Constantine Manasses: as a bard, LST 2

Constantine Porphyrogenitus: a pompous writer, LST 3

contempt: touches not some heads, M 125

conundrum: “Fox who lost his tail,” M 107

Conversations on Some of the Old Poets (Lowell): quoted and discussed, M 122

Convivium (Plato): discussed, Pin 19

Cooper, J. F.: Excursions in Switzerland as source, Pin 29, SP 38; cited, M 74

copyright, international: discussed, M 139C

Corinthians, I: quoted, Pin 138, M 44

Cormenin, Count: as source, M 279

Corneille: Moi of Medea discussed, Pin 5; his Cid quoted, Pin 20

“corporal oath”: origin of phrase, Pin 26

Corpus furis: This basic Roman Law is untranslated, SP 17

Corsair (N. Y. journal): as source, FS 44

Cotes, R.: his Harmonia Mensurarum, M 22

Cottle, J.: Reminiscences of Coleridge discussed, FS 9

courage, moral: discussed, M 185, M 234, SM 7

Courtier (Castiglione): first periodical moral essay, Pin 44

cowardice: comment, M 185

Cowley, A.: quoted on Creation, Pin 48, M 75, SP 36; reference, M 202

Cooper, W.: mentioned, M 42; effectively prosaic style, M 218

Coxe, A.: condemned, M 219

Cranch, C. P.: “My Thoughts” analyzed, praised, M 175

Creation (Cowley): quoted, M 75

Crebillon, P.: Jesuits’ description of, Pin 129, M 24

credulity: and skepticism, M 108

Crichton, J.: a would-be Crichton, M 207; odd personality, SM 19

criticism: need to show demerits first, M 141; anonymous, M 217; plain-speaking, M 276

criticism, British: our subserviency to, SM 1, SM 7

criticism, French: cited, M 211, SM 1

criticism, literary: German, M 181

criticism of Bostonians: humbug, M 249

criticism of women: gentleness required, M 23

critics: supporters of feeling vs. rules, M 145

Crockett, Davy: his memoirs better than Fay’s novel, SP 16a

Cromwell, O.: reaction to Silas Titus’ pamphlet, M 135

Cromwell (Herbert): a novel straining for effect, M 116

crucifixion: misrepresented in art, Pin 16

Cunningham, Allan: “Lily of Nithsdale” quoted, M 142; reference to Scotch poet, M 202

Curiosities of Literature (Disraeli): mentioned, Pin Intro (see Disraeli)

Curiosity Shop (Dickens): ideal and imaginative, M 20, SM 14; cited, M 110

Curran, J.: reference to his oratory, M 95

Cyprian: on “Envy,” quoted, FS 17


Dacre, Lady: cited, M 221; compared to Bulwer, SM 4

Damsel of Darien (Simms): its poor style, M 74; quoted, M 106; contains old version of “Indian Serenade,” M 174

Dana, Richard H., Sr.: cited, M 290

Dante: left poem in three languages, Pin 14; Divine Comedy used by Gray, Pin 33, M 139A; reference to Purgatory, M7

Darnley (James): cited, SM 5

Darwin: Botanic Garden indebted to De La Croix, Pin 69

David, King: in a dialogue (Lyttelton), Pin 85

Davis, Andrew Jackson: wild imaginings, FS 10

Davis, John: quoted on Chinese drama, M 120

Davy, Sir Humphry: recipient of phonetic Italian Letter, Pin 135

De Carne Christi (Tertullian): quoted, M 151

De Causzs Linguae Hebraeae (Loescher): reference, Pin 165

De Dea Syria (Lucian): on the Deluge, Pin 60

De Honeslo Amore (Mantuanus): quoted, Pin 95, M 90

De La Croix: Connubia Florum cited, Pin 69, M 22

De Libris Manichaeis (St. Austin): quoted, M 86, LST 1

De Meyer: see Meyer

De Sacy: word origin, Pin 24

De Supplicio Crucis (Lipsius): cited, Pin 16

death: falsely portrayed by Bulwer, M 77; in work of Ariosto, M 102

“A Death-Bed” (Aldrich): similar to Hood’s poem, M 160

“Death of the Old Year” (Tennyson): plagiarized by Longfellow, M 138

Decline and Fall: see Gibbon

Decuppis: first viewer of new planet, FS 36

Defoe, Daniel: Robinson Crusoe criticized, SM 21

Deliverance of the Children of Israel (Vondel): comment, Pin 68

democracy: discounts birth, M 26

Demosthenes: quoted, Pin 94; oratory, M 112; reference, M 264

Denner, Balthasar: reference, M 243

Dennis, J.: a petty detractor, CS 7

derivations of words: often for graphicality or epigrammatism, M 47

Desfontaines, Pierre: petty critic, CS 7

Despreaux (Boileau): quoted, Pin 160

destiny: in Greek drama, Pin 9, M 121

dialect: in poetry, M 142

Dickens, Chas.: “The Black Veil” and Curiosity Shop, M 20; compared with Bulwer, M 80, M I10, M 221, SM 20; defect in Barnaby Rudge, CS 6; his letter as a source, CS 6; Curiosity Shop discussed, SM 14

Dilke: mentioned as critic, SM I

Diodorus Siculus: account of Amazons, Pin 11

Dionysius: Letter to Apollophanes in Suidas, Pin 59

Dionysius Exiguus: invented Christian era, Pin 136, SP 41

Dionysius of Halicarnassus: mentioned, Pin Intro

Disraeli, Benjamin: cited, M 221; compared to Bulwer, SM 4

Disraeli, Isaac: as source, Pin Intro; Calamities, Curiosities of Literature, and Literary Character mentioned, Pin Intro; Curiosities of Literature as source, Pin 3, Pin 8, Pin 15, Pin 28, Pin 29, Pin 31, Pin 32, Pin 34, Pin 35, Pin 37, Pin 39, Pin 41, Pin 46, Pin 64, Pin 65, Pin 66, Pin 67, Pin 68, Pin 69, Pin 89, Pin 90, Pin 91, Pin 92, Pin 93, Pin 96, Pin 97, Pin 116, Pin 125, Pin 126, Pin 127, Pin 128, Pin 129, Pin 138, M 24, M 27, M 64, M 76, M 79, M 92, M 118, M 135, M 139A, M 187, M 188, M 261, M 286, SP 4, SP 6, SP  16, SP 19, SP 20, SP 22, SP 23, SP 25, SP 28, SP 29, SP 34, SP 35, SP 44, CS 11, FS 43; Calamities of Authors as source, Pin 148; too terse, M 178

Divine Comedy (Dante): a T. Gray borrowing, Pin 33, M 139A (see Dante)

Doctor (Southey): a mystery in authorship and method, SM 2

Dodona: oracle in Epirus, M Intro

Dodsley: his Collection mentioned, SP 21

Dodson, R.: “A Christmas Carol” quoted, M 204

Donne, J.: reference, M 202

Dove, Dr. Daniel: main character in Doctor, SM 2

Draco, laws of: reference, Pin 61drama: objection to old customs; M 120; based on imitation, M 131, M 171

drama, Greek: oversimplified in undeveloped elements, M 186

Drama of Exile (Barrett): quoted M 201

Dramatic Lectures: see Schlegel

dream: on present existence, M 231

Dream of All¢-Ad-Deer (Osborn): discussed, M 215

dreams: compared with swoons, M 126

dreams or fancies: prove the spirit world, M 150

“Drowne’s Wooden Image” (Hawthorne): comment, M 79

drugs or medicines: as self-inflicted punishment, M 157

Dryden: mistranslation of Virgil, Pin 41, M 90; a borrowing by Pope, Pin 96

Duane, Wm.: as a possible source, M 80

Du Bartas: his nonsense verses, SM 2

Duclos, Chas.: his fairy tale illustrates grotesque pictures, SP 4

Dudevant, Madame (George Sand): quoted, SM 12

Dumas, A.: cited, M 221

Duncan, Henry: Sacred Philosophy as source, M 21

Dupin (orator): cited vs. Boston literati, M 274

“Dying Storm” (Could): compared to Campbell, M 66


Eastern tales: reference to, Pin 27.

Eastward Hoe! Qonson): source of Paulding’s Westward Ho, SP 21

Edgeworth, Maria: her view of fashion, FS 44

Egeria: name given to Byron’s Mary, SM 12

Elegy (Gray): a borrowing from Dante, Pin 33, M 139A (see Gray)

elements (four): system of, Pin 151

Ellen Middleton (Fullerton): analyzed, M 52

Ellen Wareham (Lady Dacre): discussed, M 52, M 221

“Eloisa” (Pope): quoted, Pin 88

Elysium: from Helusion and Phoenician word, Pin 80; mentioned, Pin 115, M 57

Emerson, R. W.: reference, M 165, compared to Carlyle, M 188

Empedocles: system of four elements, Pin 151

Emperors, Greek: unlimited dominion multilingually, LST 3

Encyclopidie (Marmontel): on Italian comedy, Pin 34

enemies: on loving them, FS 3

English language: misuse of, M 81, FS 14

Enslen, C.: stage optics, Pin 7, M 54

envy: Cyprian quoted, FS 17

epic poetry: could comprise Robin Hood ballads, SP 9

Epicurus: cited on popular views, M 250

epigrams: of Miguel de Cervantes, Pin 112; punning verses cited, SP 39; of Greek Anthology weak, Pin 107; usually shallow, M 2; basic to style, M 47

Epistle to Arbuthnot (Pope): quoted, Pin 96

epitaph: Lesage’s, Pin 126

Erasmus: formed from Gerard, SP 25

Ernest Maltravers (Bulwer): quoted, M 77

erudition: rampant in the Doctor, SM 2

Espy, J.: major meteorologist, M 183

eternity: in Old Testament, Pin 55

Eudoxus: comment, M 192

Euenis: symbol of John Calvin, Pin 142

Euripides: quoted in Corinthians, Pin 138, M 3; cited, M 3, M 131

evil: discussed, M 51

excitement, intense: true of great capacities, CS 9

Ezekiel (Bible): quoted, M 115


fable: of the bird’s singing contest, M 145

Fabricius, J. A.: comment on Bibliotheca Graeca, Pin 156

Fadladeen: Oriental character, FS 6

“Fair Inez” (Hood): contains puns, M 291

“false accusers”: word translated from Bible, Pin 54

falsity: in verse, M 195

fame: as cause of fall, M 93

fancy: not same as imagination, FS 41

fantasy and fancy: Hood’s merit, M 291

fate: Greek word not in Iliad, Pin 9, M 121

Fay, T.: Norman Leslie derided, SP I6a

Featherstonhaugh, G. W.: mentioned, M Intro

fencing: cited in epigram, M 6

Ferrar, N.: cited for chanting, M 272

Ferrara prison: iron gate inscription, Pin 21

fiction: plot construction, M 18, M 268, M 273; not stranger than reality, M 39; sympathy of reader for characters vs. sympathy of audience, SM 22

Field, T. W.: his proposed national names, M 184

Fish, Preserved: a pun on the name, M 257

Fiurilli, T.: words under portrait, Pin 31

Flaminius, M. Anton: quoted, Pin 117, M 65

flood: account found in Lucian, Pin 60

Flows: as basic source, FS 10

Fonblanque, A.: quoted, M 203

Fontainebleau: called “mes déserts“, FS 31

fortune: not in the Iliad, Pin 9, M 121

Fouqué, F.: allegory in Undine, M 98, SM 14; Thiodolf discussed, M 181

Fourier, Chas.: slighting reference, M 165; his followers deprecated, FS 10, FS 28

Fox, Chas.: his anecdote on Gibbon, SP 12

“Fox that Lost his Tail”: comment, M 107

France: party of “the young” body without a head, FS 29

St. Francis: reference, M 225

Francis I: gives name to Fontainebleau, FS 31

Frederic II: Three Impostors, Pin 8, SP 37

Freneau, P.: a borrowing by Campbell, Pin 4, M 139A

Freron, E.: enemy of Voltaire, CS 7

Frogpondian Euphuists: their language, M 274

Froschmduseler (Rollenhagen): reference to Cinderella, Pin 56

Fuller, H.: insulting reference, M 101, M 125 note


G—: see Greeley, FS 47

galimatias: sample of, Pin 112

Gargantua (Rabelais): cited, FS 1

Gaspari, A. C.: a German geographer, M 128

Gaultier, P.: Alexandreics quoted, Pin 30

Gell, Sir William: Bulwer’s debt to Pompeiana, M 49

Gellius, Aulus: comment on “Noctes Atticae“, Pin 44

Genesis: Adam and Eve, Pin 19; cited, M 115

genius: in writers needs choice of subject, M 45; of the performer soon extinguished, M 85; and the insect menace, M 103; Dickens and Bulwer compared, M 110; its motives, M 187; fate of in American letters, M 216; basically a universal aptitude, FS 23; related to beauty, FS 39

genius, men of: their works discussed, M 118; treatment, M 189; need motive, M 190; their conversation, M 192; with self-respect, refuse to cringe, M 212; their need for stimulus of the passions, M 221; must be morally noble, M 238; persecuted as abnormal, M 247; attain greatness through vilification, M 282; often attract detractors, CS 7

genius-poet: unconsciously absorbs appreciated excellences, M 139B

gentleman: defined, M 69

Gentleman’s Magazine (London): comment, M 88

George Balcombe (Tucker): a noble novel, M 206, SM 25

Gerardin: verse inscription, M 81

German: comment on poetry, Pin 152, Pin 153, M 152; humor, M Intro; history writers, M 25; illiteracy, Pin 167, M 181; morbid taste for Werter, M 174; criticism deprecated, M 181; literature praised, M 181; stage directions found amusing by Schlegel, SP 7; naivete of their ancient speech, LST 7; critics superior to British, SM 1

Germany: hyperism, M 15

Gertrude of Wyoming (Campbell, Thomas): a borrowing from Freneau, Pin 4, M 139A

Gesenius, W.: cited, M 115

Gibbon, E.: Decline and Fall as source, M 29, M 49, M 109e, SP 33, LST 2, LST 3, LST 4, LST 5, LST 6, LST 7; on his laconic style, M 29, M 178, LST 5; anecdote “by” Charles Fox, SP 12; his erudition, FS 30

Gilman, C.: ineptly edits Wilkinson’s Letters, M 99

Giovio, P.: on pens, M 256

gloriole: origin of word, Pin 28

Glover, R.: “Hosiers Ghost” cited by Sheridan, Pin 50

God: cited, Pin 68, M 199

Godescal, the fanatic: analogy of Bulwer’s weaknesses, LST 4

Godolphin (Bulwer): reference, SM 4

Gods, Greek and Roman: and modern polytheism, M 53

Godwin, Wm.: praised in Monthly Magazine, M 96; reference to Caleb Williams, M 206, CS 6, SM 25; cited, M 221; Mandeville as source, M 231

Goethe, J.: his Werther scorned, M 174; cited, M 181

Goldoni, C.: his Torquato Tasso cited, SP 32

Goldsmith: a borrowing from E. Young, Pin 40, M 139A; a remark by Johnson quoted, M 163

Gongora, L.: his poem cited, SP 45

good, the: its nature discussed, M 51

Gosselin, P. F. J.: Geography of Ancients cited, M 156

gossip: nature of, M 109

Gould, H. F.: “Dying Storm” like Campbell’s poems, M 66

Gowan, Wm.: Phenix mentioned, M 117a

Graham’s Magazine: cited, M 176

grammar: defined, M Intro; weak in three skilled writers, M 80; pleonastic conjunctions, M 158

Grammar of English (Pue, H.): full of poor grammar, SM 18

Grand Cyrus (Scudery): old-fashioned romance, M 171

Grant, J.: Walks and Wanderings is superficial, M 17

Grattan, H.: his eloquence, M 258

Grattan, T. C.: High-Ways and By-Ways lacks directness, M 114, M 203

Gravina: “On Poetry” as source, and on music, M 8; Della Tragedia as source and on music, M 44, M 202

gravy soup: Horace’s words used for pun, FS 4

Gray, T.: “Elegy” as source, Pin 33, FS 37; a borrowing from Dante, Pin 33, M 139A; “Ode to Adversity” borrows from Milton, Pin 92, M 139A; borrows from Butler, Pin 93, M 139A; quoted in Latin, Pin 98; “Ode to Adversity” cited, SP 34

greatness: epigram, M 282

Greek: subjects in Seneca’s tragedies, Pin 101; epigrams in anthology insipid, Pin 107; Voltaire on the Greek stage, Pin 118, M 137; tragedies listed, Pin 120; old style comedy, Pin 121; effect of oratory, M 112; one word for mind and diaphragm, M 285

Greeley, H.: too credulous, FS 28; his awkward boot, FS 47

Grey Cap. . . (Puckle): quoted, M 23, M 149, FS 9

Griffith, R.: his Koran discussed, Pin Intro; a source, M 230

“Gringalet et Coupe en Deux” (Mysteries of Paris by Sue): discussed, M 176

Griswold, R. W.: insulting probable reference, M 82, M 101; his book discussed, M 123; mentioned, M 166c

grotesqueness: in old poetry, SM 3

Gueret, G.: cited, M 135

Guts-Muths, C. F.: a German geographer, M 128


H —— : see Mathews, C.

Hague, T.: derided as a quack, M 154

Hall, B.: his elegant nothings, SM 8

Hamilton, A.: Memoirs of Grammont as source, M 13; quoted, M 13, M 191, FS 48

Hammer-Purgstall, J.: as source of “assassin,” Pin 24

handwriting: as a sign of character, M 34

Hannibal: cited, M 4

Hanno: Periplus as a source, M 117; cited, M 156

Hardenberg, F.: quoted, M 164

Harmonia Mensurarum (Cotes): comment, M 22

Harrington, J.: reference, M 202

Harrison, Wm.: as possible source, M 69

Hartley, D.: Observations on Man mentioned, M 48a

hashish or hemp: used by assassins, Pin 24

Hassan: chief of association of assassins cited, Pin 24, SM 1

“Haunted Palace” (Poe): quoted, M 214

Hawthorne, N.: cited, M 74; borrows from Poe and Michelangelo, M 79

Hazlitt, Wm.: Lectures on English Poets as possible source, Pin 38

“A Health” (Pinkney): quoted, M 208

Heart of a Young Girl (Masson): vilified, M 58

heaven: reached on horse in classic view, M 57

Heber, R.: fine but unoriginal poetry, SM 23

Hebrew: the word “Kiddar,” Pin 17; not a root of “Jehovah,” Pin 51, M 91; unspoken language, Pin 73; verse without rhyme, Pin 77, M 147; money cited, Pin 162, Pin 168; emended in Bible, M 36; forms of God discussed, M 55; curse on travelers through Edom, M 115; the word for “ivy,” SP 8; uses one word for life and death, SP 5; see also Jewish

Hedelin: denies Homer’s existence, Pin 22

Hegel, G. W. F.: quoted, M 245

Helvitius, C. A.: quoted from Bulwer, M 221

Hemans, Felicia: her poem plagiarized, M 204

Henry VIII: Martin Luther’s reply to, Pin 46; Selden on, Pin 99

Herbert, H. W. (“Frank Forester”): better as poet than novelist, M 116; cited, M 253

Hercules: as a constellation, M 282

Herodotus: on Semiramis, Pin 62; on Temple of Belus, Pin 141

Heroes and Hero-Worship (Carlyle): discussed, M 165

hexameter: rare in English, Pin 75, M 133; discussed, M 191

“High-binder”: origin of term, M 102

High-Ways and By-Ways (Grattan): reviewed, M 114, M 203

Hill, George: “Ruins of Athens” unoriginal, M 208

Hill, “Sir” John: as translator, SP 28

Hirst, H.: a doubtful poet, FS 31

History of the Punic Wars (Sallust): cited, M 188

Hoffman, C. F.: reference to his songs, M 202

Homer: Iliad lacks “fate,” Pin 9, M 121; Appian (Apion) on, Pin 18; existence denied, Pin 22; on Achilles’ shield, Pin 71; on authorship, Pin 131; Iliad cited, Pin 148, M 62; Iliad improvable and prosody rude, M 179; his epics as collected songs, M 202; Odyssey cited, M 269; on color of “phoenix“, SP 14

Hood, T.: “Death-Bed” borrowed by Aldrich, M 160; his “little” works praised, M 291; his poem as a source, FS 15

Hook, T.: compared to Bulwer, SM 4

Hope, Anthony: a rich colorist, SM 4

Hope, Thomas: compared to Bulwer, SM 4

Hopes of Israel (Manasseh): discussed, Pin 23

Horace: false attribution, Pin 95, M 90; Ars Poetica mentioned, M 109; Ars Poetica quoted, M 291; his “Ode” illustrated by Otto Venius, SP 19; Satires as source, FS 4; Epistles as source, FS 22

horse: symbolic use, Pin 115

Horsley, Archbishop: quoted on the people’s rights, FS 45

“Hosier’s Ghost” (Glover): mentioned, Pin 50

Howitt, Mary: compared to H. Gould, M 66; quoted, M 218

Hudibras (S. Butler): quoted, Pin 39, Pin 93, Pin 94, M 139A, M 195, M 260; compared to Satyre Minippie, Pin 116, M 64; on use of rhetoric, M 195

Hudson, H. N.: Shakespeare scholar and reciter, M 146, M 151, M 165

Hugo, Jacobus: intentions of Homer, Pin 142

Hugo, Victor: quoted, M 276; Notre-Dame as source, FS 50

Human Magnetism (Newnham): discussed, M 180

Hunchback (Knowles): reference, M 171

Hunt, Leigh: poorly defines poetry, M 179

Hyle, T.: etymology of “assassin,” Pin 24

“Hymn for Christmas” (Hemans): quoted, M 204


identification: psychological in novel-writing, SM 21

idioms (American): in politics, FS 16

Idiorne: see Odiorne

Idumea (Edom): traversed by Stephens, M 115

ignorance: epigram on, FS 37

Iliad: fortune in, Pin 9; and Odyssey’s division into books, Pin 18; made up of tragedies, Pin 22; similarity to the Odyssey, Pin 42; collected by Pisistratus, Pin 144; written by Solomon, Pin 148, M 62; rules of versification, M 179; symmetrical, says H. N. Coleridge, SP 9

imagination: in Undine well-handled, M 98; its combining diversities into beauty, M 220; perceived terrors, M 251; relation to intellect, CS 5

impressions, early: truest, CS 4

incongruity: principle of laughter, M 71

indefinitiveness: gist of poetry and music, M 44

“Indian Serenade” (Simms): quoted, M 106, M 173

Indians, American: cited, M 184

industry or labor: in Latin phrase, M 118

Inferno (Dante): quoted on “new world,” Pin 12; cited, FS 41

Inquisition: banned “fata,” SP 22

insane asylums: falsely named, M 14

Institutes (Quintilian): mentioned, M Intro

Institutes (Roman Law): Greek version by Politian, SP 17

intellect: relation to madness, M 247; analogy, SM 16

Introductions etc.: see H. N. Coleridge

Irish: cited for new pejorative term, M 102

Irving, W.: Christopher Columbus as source, M 156; supports new U. S. name, M 184

Isaiah (Bible): quoted, M 115

Isle of Palms (Wilson): imaginative but badly constructed, SM 7

Israel: money of, cited, Pin 168


Jacobin Club at Paris: inscription, Pin 145

Jacquier, F.: co-editor of Newton’s Principia, M 94

James, G. P. R.: unoriginality and dullness, FS 6, SM 5

Jane Eyre (Bronte): mentioned, M 221

Jasher, book of: cited, Pin 63

Jeffrey, F.: cited, M 221

Jehovah: etymology of, Pin 51, M 91; cited, Pin 55

Jeremiah: “Lamentations” in acrostic verse, Pin 10

St. Jerome: on translating “Kikajon,” SP 8

Jesuits: quoted, Pin 129, M 24

Jewish: changes in writing, Pin 73, 169; see also Hebrew

Jewish Essenes: etymology of assassin, Pin 24

Jews: in South America, Pin 23

“Jim Crow”: a popular song mentioned, SP 16A

St. John: gospel, Pin 17

John of Nivelles: reference, M 248

Johnson, Samuel: reference to The Turkish Spy, Pin 3, M 72; quoted, M 163, M 288; cited, M 191 (see Boswell)

Jonah (Bible): foolish in German hexameters, M 71

Jones, G.: cited, M 236

Jonson, Ben: Epigrams discussed, M 160b; Eastward Hoe! mentioned, SP 21

Josephus: three-part composition of man, Pin 84

Journal des Sfavans (Denis de Sallo): comment, Pin 125

Journey into the Blue Distance (Tieck): quoted, M 78

Jovius, Paulus: quoted on double pens, M 256

Judas Maccabaeus: history of name, Pin 83

Judges: quoted, Pin 166

Judith, book of: Saint Jerome’s version, Pin 137

Julian, the Apostate: his Misopogon, SP 30

Jupiter: cited, Pin 19, Pin 58, Pin 108, M 53

Juvenal: cited, M 25; quoted, M 111


K——, a publisher: his book talk unsuitable, FS 32

Kabbala: cited, M 31, FS 49

Kant, I.: referred to, M 239

Keats, J.: his death through an article, M 135

Keith, A.: on his Literal Fulfillment, M 115

Kepler, J.: his laws discussed, CS 5

Kerr, R.: as source, M 156

Kickapoos: mentioned, SM 18

Kikajon: as defined by Calmet (“Galmet”), SP 8

Killing No Murder (Titus): mentioned, M 135

King Lear (Shakespeare): death scene plagiarized, M 138

Knickerbocker Magazine: cited, M 158

knowledge: often leads to action, M 70; attainment of by indirect approach, CS 8; obstructed by multitudes of books, SM 6

knowledge of Man’s heart: discouraging, M 237

Koliades, Constantine: on Homer, Pin 148

Koran (Allah): quoted on error, M 76, M 289

Koran (Griffith): ascribed to L. Sterne, Pin Intro; comment, M 46


L——: see Lawson

La Harpe, J. F.: on Racine, M 50

La Place, P. A.: Pieces interessantes mentioned, Pin Intro

La Rochefoucault, F.: cited, M 46

La Seine, Pierre: on temperance, Pin 131

Labbe, Father: La Bibliotheque des Bibliotheques mentioned, Pin 163

Lacon (Cotton): discussed, Pin Intro; reference, M 46

“Lady Geraldine’s Courtship” (Barrett): comment, FS 35

Lady of Lyons (Bulwer): mentioned, M 221

“Lady of Shalott” (Tennyson): comment, M 44

Lalla Rookh (Moore): cited, FS 41, SM 17

Lamartine, A.: cited, M 42

Lamb, Chas.: comments on Coleridge as preacher, M 109

“Lamentations” (Jeremiah): in acrostic verse, Pin 10

Landor: pseudonym of H. B. Wallace (q. v.)

Langlande, Wm.: Pierce Plowman’s Vision longest alliterative poem, SP 18

language: Smollett’s vulgarism traced to Juvenal, M 111; and imagination (fancy), M 150

Lardner, D.: a weak reasoner, M 38; Course of Lectures as source, M 39

Last Days of Pompeii (Bulwer): cited, M 49, LST 4, CS 6

Last of the Barons (Bulwer): mentioned, M 110

Latin: genders of nouns, Pin 13

Latins: Christian in their “Twelve Tables,” FS 9

laughter: incongruity source of, M 71

Laverna: Goddess with no body, FS 29

Law of the Twelve Tables: quoted, Pin 25, FS 9

Lawson, James: his play, mocked, M 287

Lebrun, Lorenzo: wrote a Christian Virgil and Ovid, SP 6

Lectures on Literature (Montgomery): quoted, M 19 (see Montgomery)

lecturing: based on audience appeal, SM 22

Leibnitz, G. W.: cited, M 38, M 87; discussed, M 161B

Lemoine: on “herbage” for origin of “assassin“, Pin 24

“Lenore” (Poe): as elegiac poem, M 104; plagiarized by Lord, M 214

Lesage, Alain: epitaph, Pin 126

Le Seur, T.: co-editor of Newton’s Principia, M 94

Letters of a British Spy (Wirt): compared to Turkish Spry, Pin 3, M 72

Letters of Eliza Wilkinson (ed. C. Gilman): an inept book, M 99

Letters on Italy (Lady Morgan): comment, M 170

Lettres Edifiantes: mentioned, Pin Intro

Libussa (Musaeus): comment, M 181

Life of Washington (Paulding): a full picture, SM 13

light and sound: as synaesthesia, M 32

“Lily of Nithsdale” (Cunningham): quoted, M 142

“Lines” (Aldrich): quoted, M 160

Linguet, S. N. H.: cited, M 124

Linnaeus: relation to Theophrastus, Pin 12

Lipsius: De Supplicio Crucis quotes, Pin 16

Literal Fulfillment of the Prophecies (Keith): comment, M 115

Literary Character (Disraeli): mentioned, Pin Intro

literary journals: origin of, Pin 125

Literary Reminiscences (Hood): review, M 291

Literary World: cited, M 212

literati: their pettiness, M 11

literature, American: in state of quagmire, M 276

literature, German: anomalous condition, M 181

Livy: on Hannibal’s route into Italy, M 4; cited, SP 42

locusts: etymology of, Pin 158

Loescher: comment on De Causis Linguae Hebraeae, Pin 165

logic: Mill cited, M 63

Lomenie, L. (see Walsh): Galerie populaire tssource, M 244, M 246, M 274

London Magazine: cited, M 88

Longfellow, H. W.: his hexameters cited, M 133; quatrain analyzed, M 134; his “Proem” fine but irregular, M 140; a bold imitator, M 160; reference, M 210

Longinus: quoted, Pin 108

Lord, Wm.: Niagara utterly derivative, M 169; borrows lines from Poe, M 214

Lotophagi: symbol of Protestants, Pin 142

Louis XV: his statue’s inscription, Pin 79, M 148

Louvre: inscription on its doors, Pin 110, SP 46

love: described by Sir Philip Sidney, Pin 75; in youth a pure passion, SM 12

Lowell, J. R.: quoted, M 122; plagiarized by Read, M 210; Wilson’s criticism, SM 1

Loyola, Ignatius: mentioned, SP 35

Lucan: literary theft by Tasso, Pin 105, M 138; Poe’s error for Lucian, SP 16

Lucian: De Dea Syria gives account of Deluge, Pin 60; on history-writing, M 25; senseless verbosity is “anemone-words,” SP 16; Somnium as source, FS 21; about corrupt interiors, FS 21

Lucifer: reference, M 223

Lucretius: a borrowing by Ovid, Pin 165, M 139A

Luke: cited, M 14

Lully, R.: maker of alcohol, FS 1

Lusiads (Camoens): fine 1817 edition not perfect, M 76, SP 44

Luther, Martin: scornful reply to Henry VIII, Pin 46; mentions “Cinderella,” Pin 56; symbolized by Antinóus, Pin 142; objurgated in Latin in 1623 Papal Bull, SP 35

Lycophron Tenebrosus: mentioned, M Intro

Lyell, C.: mentioned, M Intro

Lyttelton, Lord: author of dialogues, Pin 85

Lytton, Lord: see Bulwer


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