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BURKE returns to his parliamentary efforts, 1. Comparis
son of Lord North to Sancho Panza, the Governor's phy-
sician, 3His conduct on the capture of Burgoyne, 4.-
Censured, 5. 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
plan, 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
bers 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 Bris
tol, 26. 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. Observations on the
Scotch anti-popish mob, 32.-Pleasantry, 33. Fox and
Burke's attack on Lord Sandwich, 34. Burke's violence
censured, 36. Proceedings respecting Burgoyne and the
Howes, 37. Burke acted in that inquiry more as a partizan
than a patriot, 39. His prediction 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-
tory, 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-
character, 51 to 64. Mr. Dunning's motion on the increased
Riots of 1780, 67 to 71. Effects on the opinion of the
public, 71. Burke's hatred of popular licentiousness, 72.
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 Bristol at the
new election, 76. Vindicates his conduct to the electors,
ibid. to 80. Thoughts on imprisonment for debt, 81. 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 Burke,
ibid. Armed neutrality and Dutch war, 94. Burke's de-
Mr. Burke revives his plan of economy in the new Par
liament, 96. First appearance of Mr. Pitt on that occasion,
ibid. Short history, education, and character of that per-
sonage, 97 to 103. Peculiar excellence of his oratory, 104.
Compared with Messrs. Fox and Burke, 105. Effects of his
eloquence on that of Mr. Fox, 106.
First appearance of Mr. Sheridan, 106-Account and
character of, to 110. Discussion concerning India affairs,
110. Burke's speech thereon, ibid. Inquiry concerning
Admiral Rodney, 111. Mr. Fox's motion for a committee
BURKE's first allusion to John Zisca's skin, 115. Attack
on the Ministry from a variety of points, ibid. At last suc-
tues of Lord North, 121.-Pathetic observations of, to a
little boy about strawberries, 122, Integrity unquestion-
able, ibid. Mr. Fox precipitately offers peace to the Dutch,
123. Death of the Marquis of Rockingham, 124. Epitaph
by Burke, to 126, Anecdote of the Marquis's death-bed
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-
jected by Burke, 137. He less inconsistent than Mr. Fox
in joining with Lord North, 138. Ministry resign, ibid.
The Coalition party come into office, ibid. Burke's genius
and exertions considered, to 142. Bons mots of, to 144.
Happy imitation of another's style, ibid. He devotes his
attention to India affairs, 145. Derives momentous infor-
mation from Mr. Francis, ibid. Mr. Francis's important.
memorial respecting the Zemindars, 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, 153 to 156. Mr.
Pitt's discussion of, to 158. Burke's defence of, to 162.
Passes the 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, 165. The People return a majority friendly to Mr.
New Parliament, 165. Mr. Pitt's India Bill compared
with Mr. Fox's, 170. Unworthy treatment of Mr. Burke
in the House, 171. His motion against Hastings, 173.
Last illness of Dr. Johnson, 175. Burke'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, 185,
His reception by the Scotch literati, 186. Prosecutes a
newspaper for defamation, 187. His villa robbed, 188.
Opposes reform in Parliament, 191. His son writes against
Major Cartwright on that subject, 192. Opposes the Irish
propositions, 193 to 195. 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 eloquent panegyric on Sheridan's
speech on the Begums, 223. Mr. Burke charged with envy
towards Sheridan by Mr. McCormick, 225. Query, In
what should Mr. Burke envy Mr. Sheridan? 226. What are
the proofs of that envy? 227. Commercial treaty with
France, 228. Burke's views of the dispositions of France,
230. His conduct respecting the Test Act justified, 231,
Dr. Priestley's boast that the established church is about to
be blown up, 732. Mr. Pitt joins in deeming the promotion
of the plans of Dissenters inexpedient, when they profess
such intentions, 734. Lord North gains a bet from Mr.
Burke about an example in prosody, 235.
Account and character of Burke's
proceedings, to 240.
241. Character of the poetry of Laura Maria, &c, sati-
rized by Mr. William Gifford, 243. Burke's jaunt with
Mr. Windham to Scotland, 244. Beauties of the High-
lands of Perthshire, ibid.Dunkeld, Blair, Faskaly, ibid.-
Fair maids of the inn, 245. Anecdote of Mr. Dundas, 246,
Confluence of the Tay and Tummel, 247. Peninsula of
Logierait, ibid.--Ballechin, ibid.-Taymouth, 248.-Con-
versation in Argyleshire with a clergyman about the poems.
of Ossian, to 250. Mr. McCormick charges Burke with
making Hastings's trial a job for his friends, 250. Charge
refuted, 252.-The same author 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, 255. Be-
nevolence and liberality of private character, 256. Mistake
about laudanum, in attempting a medicinal application, 257.
Death of Sir Joshua Reynalds, 257. Burke's character of
of him, 262. Mr. Hamilton endeavours to renew his inter-