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Holland, Lord, hospitalities of Hol-
land House, 263.

his power as a speaker, 263.

his character as a minister of the
crown, 265.

his literary pursuits, 267.
private and domestic life, 269.
Holy Alliance defended by Castle-
reagh, 114.

conduct towards Naples, 115.
conduct towards Spain, 116.
disliked by Canning, 117.
Horner's speech on, 162.

Horner, Mr., on currency, 156.
in parliament, 160.

his speech on the Holy Alliance,

his education and tastes, 161.
bullion committee, 162.
his death, 163.

Illegality of Prince Regent's marriage

to Mrs. Fitzherbert, 11.
impartiality of author's testimony
to, 3.

India questions, Sir P. Francis an
authority on, 85.

Irish Bar, reminiscences of, 435-440.
Macnally, 488.
Plunket, 488.
Grattan, 490.

Johnes, Rev. S., promises to marry
Geo. IV. to Mrs. Fitzherbert, 1.
Junius, Sir P. Francis's supposed
authorship examined, 88.
George III. knew who was the real
author, 93-95, 96.

King, Lord, on currency, 155.

his studies, his tract on currency
recommended, 165.

Laurence, Dr., 74.

practices in Consistory Court, 74.
his industry and wit, 78.
his learning, 74, 76, 77.
his resources for debate, 78.
his integrity, 78.

his personal appearance, 79.
Leach, Sir John, employed against
the Princess, 26.

contrasted with Eldon, his conceit,


Letters of George III. to Lord North,
history of, 2.

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Phillips, C., his sketch of Curran

quoted, 172.
Pigott, Sir Arthur, sketch of, 407.
prejudice against the Scotch, 415.
Pitt, on currency, 156.

his first appearance in the House
of Commons, 388.
characteristics of, 388, 390.
Plunket, Lord, favourable circum-
stances of his early life, 335.
his practice chiefly in Chancery,

his Nisi Prius practice, 337.
his argumentative style, 339.
instances of his wit, 340.
examples of his figurative style, 341.
his affection for Grattan, 344.
his political consistency, 345.
his judicial character, 346.
Priests, ineligible for Parliament, 101.

Recollections of a Welsh Judge
mysteries and mummeries of the
Grand Court unveiled, 369.
the Grand Night,' 369.
'Seely Holroyd,' 370.
'Crier' George Wood's, proposal
to retire, 370.

sketch of his character, 371.
instance of his concise style, 372.
Richardson, the 'Defunct,' 373.
rules and regulations of the Grand
Court, 374.

instances of its conferring titles, 375.
'Ned Law's' odd jokes, 376-378.

his singular felicitous expression,
sketch of Law's distinguished
family, 380.

professional relaxations, 381-383.
character and anecdotes of Top-
ping, 383.

anecdotes of Garrow, 385-388.
Pitt's first appearance in the House
of Commons, 388.
characteristics of Pitt, 389-390.
sketch of Fox, 390-392.
parliamentary speaking, 393.
the Welsh circuit, 395.

puzzling dialect of the district,

instance of Welsh simplicity,


influence of Counsel over juries,
Judge Clarke, 397.

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St. Vincent, Lord, at home for twenty
years, 142.

his opinions regarding Canada, 143.
employed in the Mediterranean,

his prompt measures during the
mutiny, 144.

placed at the head of the Admi-
ralty, 144.

his system of economical adminis-
tration, 144.

'Commission of Naval Inquiry,'

his character as a debater, 146.
his courtesy aud address, 146.
expedition to the Tagus, 146.
his opinions on the eloquence of the
Senate and the Bar, 148.

his promptitude in equipping the
Mediterranean fleet, 149.

his esteem of Nelson-mutual, 149.
contrasted characters, 150.
Nelson's error, 153.
Swift, Dean, his description of Boling-
broke, 462.

Tenterden, Lord, improvements in
his time, 187.
his impatience, 188.
Tierney, Mr., commences life as a
lawyer, 130.

his character as a debater, 130.
as a politician, 130.

enters the House of Commons, 132.
leads the Opposition, 133.

his constant labour and drudgery,

takes office under Mr. Addington,

estimate of, as an orator, 138.
his private character, 139.
Tippoo Saib, his French Alliance, 221,

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Tooke, Horne, corruptness of the
elective system, 101.
prevented sitting in Parliament,
being a priest, 101.
his wit, 102.

superiority of his speeches over
Fox's, 102.

his coolness and boldness, 103.
unsuccessful in Parliament, 104.
his celebrity as a grammarian, 104.
his system explained, 104.
simple grandeur of, 105.
success of, 106.

his general attainments, 106.
his private character, 108.
Topping, anecdote of, 383.

Walpole, Sir Robert, the antagonist
of Chatham, 441.

his early succession to the affluence
of his family, 442.

political questions that first en-
gaged his attention on entering
Parliament, 443.

Godolphin and Marlborough early
descry his merit, 444.

the charge against him of corrup-
tion, 444.

ministerial virtue of a low tone in
his day, 447.

contemporary prejudices against
him removed, 450.

his great qualities as a statesman,

his opposition to the Spanish war,

his pacific policy, 454, 455.

his wisdom and firmness in regard
to the maintenance of the Han-
overian succession, 456.
his financial administration, 456.
'Drapier's Letters,' 457.
his private character, 458.
his style as an orator, 459.
Wellesley, Marquess, his family ori-

ginally from Somersetshire, 207.
Pole estate bequeathed, 207.
sent to Harrow, and his expulsion
thence, 208.

superior as a Greek scholar to
Porson, 209.

his poetical talent, 209.

his oratorical powers first shown in
the Irish Parliament, 210.
extract from his great speech on
the French Revolution, 213.

Wellesley, Marquess, Governor-Gen- | Wellington, Duke of, his subsequent

eral of India, 214.

the war with Tippoo Saib, 217, 228.
Tippoo's French alliance, 221, 226.
reduction of Raymond's corps, 224,

his Indian correspondence, 225.
secures the Nizam as an ally, 229,
231, 234.

his Indian policy seconded by Lord
Clive, 236.
slain, 240.
the Mahratta war, and expeditions
against Scindiah and Holkar,

taken and Tippoo

his disregard of money, gives up
his share of booty to the army,
amounting to £100,000, 244.
his enlarged views for the improve-
ment of the country, 244.

his last interview with Pitt at
Putney Heath, 245.
keeps aloof from politics at Fox's
death, 247.

Ambassador to Spain, 247.
minister of Foreign affairs, 247.
twice Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
1825 and 1834, 249.

Lord Steward of the Household,
1830, 249.

his efforts to remove the disabilities
affecting Roman Catholics, 248,

Wellington, Duke of, comparison
with Marlborough, 348.
with Cæsar, 352.
with Hannibal, 352.
with Napoleon, 353.

his great peculiar characteristic,

his brilliant career and uninter-
rupted success, 354.

his despatches, 355.

his career in the East, 355.
his position as a Minister, 356.
Catholic emancipation, 357.
his great error of declaring against
Parliamentary Reform, 358.

conduct in regard to that mea-
sure, 361.

his eloquence and Cæsar's com-
pared, 363.

his modesty and good sense, 364.
his undeviating candour and tone
of justice, 364.

Welsh Judge, author's papers so
designated, 4.

Welsh simplicity, instance of, 396.
Whig party, connexion with Prince
of Wales, 8.

conduct on Queen's trial, 37.
servility, 58.

absurdity and inconsistency of, 132.
Wilkes defended by Sir P. Francis


Williams, John, 399.

Williams, Mr. Justice, his classical
education got at Manchester,


enters Trinity College Cambridge,


called to the Bar and joins the
Northern Circuit, 314.

counsel for Queen Caroline, 315.
his cross-examination of Demont,

comes into Parliament, 317.
Smith the missionary's case, 317.
speaks against Free Trade, 318.
his fortunate connexion with Mr.
Davenport's family, 318.
becomes Attorney-General, 318.
appointed Puisne Judge of the
King's Bench, 319.

his fondness for field sports, 319.
keen relish for classical studies,
contributions to the Edinburgh
Review,' 321.

his judicial attainments, 321.
instinctive sense of a lap-dog at his
death, 324.

Woodfall, Junius, and Sir P. Francis,
connection between, 89.

York and Clarke Session, 427-434.


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